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Faster than machines, jobless Palestinian graduates bring in Gaza's cropsCovering the ground five times faster than a tractor for subsistence wages, 40 Palestinian graduates have teamed to pick crops in Gaza, after failing to launch the careers they studied for in a..
Palestinian PM says not informed of new UAE aid flight via IsraelPalestinian Prime Minister Mohammad Shtayyeh said on Tuesday he was unaware that a plane from the United Arab Emirates was to fly to Israel carrying medical aid for the Palestinians.
Palestinian PM: Israel must face consequences over planned West Bank annexationsIsrael must face consequences if it annexes land in the occupied West Bank, Palestinian Prime Minister Mohammad Shtayyeh said on Tuesday, pointing to possible European sanctions.
Norway urges Israel not to annex parts of the West BankNorway, which chairs a group of international donors to the Palestinians, urged Israel on Tuesday not to annex parts of the occupied West Bank.
Israeli defence chief says he's preparing for consequences of West Bank annexationsIsraeli Defence Minister Benny Gantz said on Monday he ordered the military to step up preparations for Israel's pending annexation of parts of the West Bank, a plan that could stoke Palestinian..
Israeli police fatally shoot man in Jerusalem's Old City - spokesmanIsraeli police officers fatally shot a man they suspected was carrying a weapon in Jerusalem's Old City on Saturday, a police spokesman said, but the Palestinian suspect was later found to have been..
Bethlehem's Church of the Nativity reopens as Palestinians ease coronavirus curbsBethlehem's Church of the Nativity, the traditional birthplace of Jesus, reopened to worshippers and tourists on Tuesday as Palestinian authorities eased coronavirus restrictions in the occupied West..
Palestinians easing coronavirus restrictions in West BankMosques, churches and businesses in the occupied West Bank will reopen on Tuesday in an easing of coronavirus restrictions, Palestinian Prime Minister Mohammad Shtayyeh said on Monday.
Palestinians report first coronavirus death in GazaA woman has died in Gaza Strip after contracting coronavirus, the Palestinian enclave's first known fatality from the global pandemic, the health ministry said on Saturday.
Palestinians shun CIA after declaring end to security coordination with U.S. and IsraelThe Palestinians have suspended contacts with the CIA after announcing an end to security coordination with Israel and the United States in protest at Israeli proposals to annex territory in the West..
Israeli fire kills Palestinian in West Bank, military says he attacked troopsAn Israeli soldier shot dead a Palestinian on Thursday who the military said drove deliberately at high speed towards troops in the occupied West Bank, injuring one of them.
Pompeo urges Israeli caution in West Bank movesU.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo on Wednesday urged Israeli leaders to factor all parties into a proposed de facto annexation of the occupied West Bank so that it squares with Washington's plan for..
Pompeo to Israel: Be circumspect on West Bank annexationU.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo on Wednesday urged Israeli leaders to consider "all the factors" involved in a proposed de facto annexation of the occupied West Bank so that it squares with..
Palestinian rock-thrower kills Israeli soldier in West Bank: militaryA Palestinian rock-thrower killed an Israeli soldier in the occupied West Bank on Tuesday and police wounded a Palestinian who tried to stab security staff at a checkpoint, Israeli authorities said.
Palestinian boy braves surgery alone during coronavirus closure in IsraelHeart surgery is a trial for anyone, and especially for a young child. It was even harder for Hamza Ali Mohammad, as the two-year-old Palestinian had to undergo the procedure in Israel while his family..
Pandemic boosts Palestinian PM as potential Abbas successorOne man has become the face of the Palestinians' response to the COVID-19 crisis, and it's not President Mahmoud Abbas.
Palestinians extend coronavirus state of emergency to June 5Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas has extended to June 5 a state of emergency declared in areas under his administration in the Israeli-occupied West Bank in response to the coronavirus crisis, the..
Palestinian jailed in Gaza for breaking coronavirus quarantineA Gaza court has sentenced a Palestinian man to six months in jail for escaping from a coronavirus quarantine facility on the Egyptian border, the Interior Ministry said on Thursday.
Abbas says Palestinian accords with Israel, U.S. null if Israel annexes West Bank landPalestinian President Mahmoud Abbas said in remarks aired on Wednesday that his administration would regard agreements with Israel and the United States "completely cancelled" if Israel annexes land in..
Israeli forces kill Palestinian attacker near Jerusalem: policeIsraeli security forces shot and killed a Palestinian man who stabbed a police officer at a checkpoint near Jerusalem on Wednesday, an Israeli police spokesman said.
Hamas arrests Palestinians in Gaza for Zoom video chat with IsraelisHamas arrested a Palestinian in Gaza on Thursday, saying that he had taken part in a video conference with Israelis and describing his act as "treason."
Lockdown in West Bank, crowds in Gaza: Palestinians divided over coronavirusPolitical and physical divisions between Palestinians in the West Bank and Gaza have induced two very different responses to the coronavirus pandemic, with a strict lockdown in the first and crowds..
Israel seeks immediate resumption of talks on citizens held in GazaIsrael called on Tuesday for the immediate resumption of talks on the return of four Israelis held for years in the Gaza Strip after the Palestinian territory's Hamas rulers said they might be willing..
Isolation a double-edged sword for West Bank’s Bedouin herdersBedouin herders in the Israeli-occupied West Bank, already isolated by virtue of their nomadic lifestyle, have become more cut off than ever from ordinary Palestinian life since the coronavirus..
Gaza medics switching focus from border protests to coronavirusScarcely two years ago Gaza's border with Israel was a deadly front line, with black smoke swirling around thousands of Palestinian protesters as they faced off against Israeli troops firing live..
Palestinian workers find temporary Israeli abodes in coronavirus crisisIsrael's building industry has found temporary housing for many of its nearly 70,000 Palestinian laborers, staving off a construction shutdown after the coronavirus crisis prompted the closure of the..
First coronavirus cases confirmed in the Palestinian Gaza StripThe first two cases of coronavirus have been confirmed in the densely-populated Gaza Strip, Palestinian health officials said on Sunday.
Israeli soldiers kill Palestinian teen during West Bank protest, Palestinian ministry saysIsraeli troops killed a Palestinian teenager in the occupied West Bank on Wednesday during a protest against feared Israeli land confiscation, the Palestinian Health Ministry said.
U.S. pastor tells how Bethlehem trip turned into coronavirus quarantine ordealThirteen Americans suspected of being exposed to coronavirus during a trip to the Holy Land are in quarantine near Bethlehem and are coordinating with U.S. and Palestinian authorities to try to get..
Palestinians declare coronavirus emergency as Church of the Nativity closedPalestinian President Mahmoud Abbas declared a 30-day state of emergency on Thursday and Bethlehem's Church of the Nativity was closed following the discovery of seven cases of coronavirus in the..
Palestinians declare state of emergency over coronavirus: prime ministerPalestinian President Mahmoud Abbas declared a 30-day state of emergency on Thursday after coronavirus cases were reported in the West Bank town of Bethlehem.
Palestinian PM threatens legal action against firms in U.N. settlements reportPalestinian Prime Minister Mohammed Shtayyeh on Wednesday threatened to take international legal action against companies named in a United Nations Report on businesses said to have ties to Israeli..
Palestinians' Abbas, at U.N., says U.S. offers Palestinians 'Swiss cheese' statePalestinian President Mahmoud Abbas, appearing before the United Nations Security Council, angrily rejected U.S. President Donald Trump's Middle East peace proposal on Tuesday as a gift to Israel and..
EU's Borrell warns of violence if Israel annexes Jordan ValleyThe EU's top diplomat, Josep Borrell, urged Israel on Tuesday not to annex the Jordan Valley, a large swathe of the occupied West Bank, warning of Palestinian protests if it went ahead.
Palestinians' Abbas denounces U.S. peace proposal as gift to IsraelPalestinian President Mahmoud Abbas, appearing before the United Nations Security Council, angrily rejected U.S. President Donald Trump's Middle East peace proposal on Tuesday as a gift to Israel and..
Palestinian protester killed in unrest over U.S. Mideast planA Palestinian protester was shot dead in the West Bank on Friday as Palestinian and U.S. leaders blamed each other for violence that erupted after President Donald Trump unveiled a Middle East Peace..
Palestinian and U.S. leaders blame each other for violencePalestinian and U.S. leaders blamed each other for a surge of violence, as mourners gathered in the occupied West Bank for the funeral of a Palestinian police officer shot dead during unrest, and..
At least two Palestinians killed, 16 Israelis hurt in violence over Trump planAt least two Palestinians were killed in the occupied West Bank and 16 Israelis were hurt on Thursday in a surge of violence that erupted amid Palestinian anger at a U.S. peace plan.
Palestinian killed in West Bank; Israeli troops hurt in Jerusalem rammingA car ran down a group of Israeli soldiers in Jerusalem early on Thursday in a suspected Palestinian attack and, in a separate incident, Israeli troops shot dead a Palestinian during clashes in the..
EU rejects Trump Middle East peace plan, annexationThe European Union rejected parts of the new U.S. peace plan for the Middle East on Tuesday, saying the plan broke with "internationally agreed parameters", and any Israeli annexation of Palestinian..
Arabs in Israeli border towns fear Trump plan will transfer them to West BankThousands of Israeli Arabs, many waving Palestinian flags, demonstrated in this town in Israel at the weekend to voice their fear that U.S. President Donald Trump's Middle East plan could see them..
Palestinians cut ties with Israel, U.S. after rejecting peace planThe Palestinian Authority has cut all ties with the United States and Israel, including those relating to security, after rejecting a Middle East peace plan presented by U.S. President Donald Trump,..
Palestinian Authority cuts ties with Israel and U.S.The Palestinian Authority has cut all ties with the United States and Israel, including those relating to security, after rejecting a Middle East peace plan presented by U.S. President Donald Trump,..
Turkey's Erdogan criticizes Arab silence over U.S. Middle East planTurkish President Tayyip Erdogan on Friday criticized Saudi Arabia and other Gulf Arab nations for not speaking out against the U.S. Middle East plan which he said endorsed the Israeli annexation of..
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Palestinians push U.N. action over U.S. peace plan, Abbas to speak at U.N. Security CouncilPalestinian President Mahmoud Abbas will speak in the United Nations Security Council in the next two weeks about the U.S. Middle East peace plan, Palestinian U.N. envoy Riyad Mansour said on..
Palestinian President Abbas to speak in U.N. Security Council on U.S. peace plan: envoyPalestinian President Mahmoud Abbas will speak in the United Nations Security Council in the next two weeks about the U.S. Middle East peace plan, Palestinian U.N. envoy Riyad Mansour said on..
Abu Dis, an unlikely capital for a future Palestinian stateAbu Dis, the town earmarked for the Palestinian capital in U.S. President Donald Trump's Middle East peace plan, lies a short distance to the east of Jerusalem's walled Old City.
France says will study Trump's Mideast peace plan closelyFrance said it welcomed U.S. President Donald Trump's latest efforts to strike a peace deal between Israel and Palestine, and added that Paris would have to study the proposals closely.