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Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas (AFP)
May 26, 2017 - 18:00 GMT
Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas has asked the United States to help end a weeks-long hunger strike by Palestinians held in Israeli jails, as the Red Cross warned the strikers were entering a "critical phase".
Palestinian Khader Adnan, who staged a 56-day hunger strike while being detained by Israeli authorities lies on a bed as he is treated at the Makassed hospital in East Jerusalem on July 15, 2015. (AFP/ Ahmad Gharabli)
May 26, 2017 - 06:00 GMT
The United Nations (UN) has raised the alarm over the health conditions of hunger-striking Palestinian inmates in Israeli prisons.
Palestinian protesters shout slogans and hold placards outside the Church of the Nativity in Bethlehem during a demonstration in support of prisoners refusing food in Israeli jails, on May 23, 2017, during a visit of the US president to the West Bank town. (AFP/Hazem Bader)
May 24, 2017 - 12:00 GMT
Abbas stressed that 'the problem is not between us and Judaism. It is between us and occupation.'
A Palestinian man hangs on May 22, 2017 in Gaza City a traffic sing with Arabic writing on reading
May 24, 2017 - 09:00 GMT
Gaza's 2 million residents have lived under a crippling Israeli blockade for the last 10 years.
US President Donald Trump (L) and Palestinian leader Mahmud Abbas shake hands during a joint press conference at the presidential palace in the West Bank city of Bethlehem on May 23, 2017. (AFP/Thomas Coex)
May 23, 2017 - 12:00 GMT
When asked about a possible peace deal with the Palestinians, the ex-businessman said: 'I’ve heard it’s one of the toughest deals of all.'
US President Donald Trump (L), First Lady Melania Trump, Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu (C) and his wife Sara are seen upon Trump's arrival at Ben Gurion International Airport in Tel Aviv on May 22, 2017, as part of his first trip overseas. (AFP/Jack Guez)
May 22, 2017 - 14:00 GMT
Some Israeli ministers and military officials have expressed concerns about Trump's massive arms deal with Riyadh.
Israeli borderguards and undercover police detain a Palestinian protester during clashes at the entrance of the West Bank city of Bethlehem on May 19, 2017. (AFP/Musa al Shaer)
May 22, 2017 - 09:00 GMT
The seven-year-old underwent surgery after sustaining serious injuries, but is said to be in stable condition.
Israeli security forces stand guard near Jerusalem's Dome of the Rock in the Al Aqsa mosque compound. (AFP)
May 22, 2017 - 07:00 GMT
Israel has announced "special procedures" for the entry of Palestinians from the occupied West Bank and besieged Gaza Strip into Israel and occupied East Jerusalem during the Muslim holy month of Ramadan.
Palestinian children play with chicks in the streets in Jabalia refugee camp, in the northern Gaza Strip, on May 14, 2017 one day before the marking of the 69th anniversary of the
May 15, 2017 - 12:00 GMT
'The Day of the Catastrophe' marks the anniversary of the forcible eviction of hundreds of thousands of Palestinians from their homes in 1948.
Families of Palestinians imprisoned in Israeli jails demonstrate in the Old City of Jerusalem al-Quds on April 29, 2017 in support of hundreds of Palestinian prisoners on hunger strike. (AFP)
May 15, 2017 - 06:00 GMT
The Palestinian Committee of Prisoners’ Affairs demanded that Palestinian prisoners who entered their 28th day on hunger strike in Israeli prisons on Sunday be hospitalized, as their health continued to decline.
A Palestinian woman casts her ballot during the municipal elections in the West Bank city of Ramallah on May 13, 2017. (AFP/Abbas Momani)
May 14, 2017 - 08:00 GMT
The Hamas boycott, an ongoing hunger strike by Palestinian prisoners in Israel, and disillusionment with Fatah all contributed to low voter enthusiasm.
Palestinian women show their ink-stained fingers after casting their ballots during the municipal elections in the West Bank city of Ramallah on May 13, 2017. (AFP/Abbas Momani)
May 13, 2017 - 16:00 GMT
Palestinians in the Israeli-occupied West Bank vote in the first municipal elections in years amid rifts between the ruling Fatah Party in Ramallah and Hamas in Gaza.
A Palestinian woman cries over her imprisoned son during a concert held in solidarity with Palestinian hunger-striking prisoners in Israeli jails, in Gaza City on May 4, 2017. (AFP/Mohammed Abed)
May 13, 2017 - 09:26 GMT
More than 40 percent of Palestinians suffer from clinical depression.
A protest in support of Palestinian prisoners on hunger strike in Israeli jails, near the Jewish settlement of Beit El, north of the West Bank city of Ramallah on May 11, 2017. (AFP)
May 12, 2017 - 15:09 GMT
Israeli forces killed a 23-year-old Palestinian in the occupied West Bank on Friday after clashes broke out during a march in the village to support the some 1,600 Palestinians on hunger strike across Israeli prisons.
Palestinians protest in solidarity with security prisoners on a hunger strike by the security barrier in the West Bank city of Bethlehem on April 26, 2017. (AFP/Musa Al Shaer)
May 12, 2017 - 11:00 GMT
Palestinians in Shatila held a day of solidarity Thursday in support of the 1,500 Palestinian prisoners in Israeli jails currently engaged in an open-ended hunger strike.
Senior Hamas leaders sit with Fuqaha's son. (AFP/file)
May 11, 2017 - 19:00 GMT
The militant movement says that Mazen Fuqaha was killed on the orders of Israel.