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September 4, 2015

Israeli authorities blacklisted the women and said they "cause trouble and damage" at the site. (AFP/File)
05:00 GMT
Israeli authorities blacklisted the women and said they "cause trouble and damage" at the site.

September 3, 2015

Local residents threw rocks and a Molotov cocktail at a car with five passengers, leaving two injured. (AFP/File)
19:27 GMT
Local residents threw rocks and a Molotov cocktail at a car with five passengers, leaving two injured.
French prosecutors said poisoning the leader by polonium had "not been demonstrated." (AFP/File)
17:48 GMT
French prosecutors said poisoning the leader by polonium had "not been demonstrated."
A legal rights organization wrote a letter to General Electric saying the movement was "unlawful racial discrimination." (AFP/Sebastien Bozon)
16:16 GMT
A legal rights organization wrote a letter to General Electric saying the movement was "unlawful racial discrimination."
An average of 37 Palestinians are injured every week by the IDF, according to the UN. (AFP/File)
10:30 GMT
A 15-year-old Palestinian teen was shot and arrested by Israeli forces overnight Wednesday near Aida refugee camp in Bethlehem.
The IDF said no injuries were reported after gunfire hit two homes in the north. (AFP/File)
08:30 GMT
Israel's air force raided a Hamas facility in the Gaza Strip Thursday after gunfire hit two Israeli houses north of the Strip.
Mahmoud Abbas resigned as head of the PLO last month. (AFP/File)
08:00 GMT
A recent poll revealed that a mere 16 percent of the Palestinian public supported PA leader Mahmoud Abbas.
Source: kooora.com
03:40 GMT
Palestine could be forced to field an understrength team for their 2018 Fifa World Cup qualifier against the UAE next week as their Gaza Strip...

September 2, 2015

A Palestinian holds a national flag after a march against Palestinian land confiscation to expand the nearby Jewish Hallamish settlement (in the background) on August 28, 2015 in the West Bank village of Nabi Saleh near Ramallah. (AFP/Abbas Momani)
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Palestinian youths have torn down a fence erected by Israeli authorities around a recently confiscated Islamic cemetery in East Jerusalem.
Masked Palestinian protesters throw stones towards Israeli police during clashes in the Shuafat neighborhood in East Jerusalem, July 3, 2014. (AFP/Thomas Coex)
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Israeli PM Benjamin Netanyahu will boost police presence and perhaps grant security forces permission to use live fire against Palestinian stone throwers.
Israeli authorities erected a barbed wire fence around the cemetery. (Photo: Wikimedia Commons)
13:30 GMT
A piece of land belonging to Bab al-Rahma cemetery in east Jerusalem has been confiscated by Israeli authorities
An Israeli spokesperson said the Palestinian man had crossed the border by sea. (AFP/File)
11:00 GMT
A Palestinian man was shot and injured Wednesday by the IDF for allegedly crossing into Israel by sea.
Some 100 Palestinians were left homeless after Israeli authorities destroyed 25 Bedouin structures. (AFP/File)
09:30 GMT
Israeli human rights group B'Tselem accused its government of destroying 25 Bedouin structures near Jerusalem, rendering some 100 Palestinians homeless.
Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu (L) chairs the weekly cabinet meeting at his office in Jerusalem on August 31, 2015. (AFP/Ronen Zvulun)
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Nearly 100,000 people have signed an online petition demanding the arrest of Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu for war crimes.

September 1, 2015

Gigi Hadid's stunning look at the VMAs. (Instagram)
18:48 GMT
Car racer Lewis Hamilton poses alongside model Gigi Hadid at the VMA 2015 party as he takes time out from his World Championship quest.
More than 7,000 Palestinians are reportedly imprisoned in 17 Israeli jails and detention centers. (AFP/Jack Guez)
17:30 GMT
Six Palestinian detainees on a hunger strike have been transferred from solitary confinement in the Negev desert prison to an undisclosed location.
Mohammed Tamimi rests his head on his mother's lap at their home in the West Bank village of Nabi Saleh near Ramallah, on August 29, 2015. (AFP/Abbas Momani)
16:30 GMT
The parents of Mohammed al-Tamimi, a young Palestinian boy beaten recently by an IDF soldier during a demonstration, have been detained by Israeli forces.
Palestinian president Mahmud Abbas chairs a meeting of the executive committee of the Palestine Liberation Organization (PLO) in the West Bank city of Ramallah on August 22, 2015. (AFP/Madi Mohammed)
13:28 GMT
Palestinian Authority Mahmoud Abbas has announced he has no intention to run in the upcoming elections following his resignation from the PLO Executive Committee.
Several members of Islamic Jihad were arrested while dozens others are said to be injured. (AFP/File)
10:27 GMT
An Israeli troop was moderately injured in a gun battle with Palestinians in Jenin. The IDF initially raided the city to arrest an Islamic Jihad member, demolishing his home in the process.
Egyptian authorities intend to fill the tunnels with water to prevent smuggling into Gaza. (AFP/File)
09:26 GMT
Egypt's military continued to crackdown on underground smuggling tunnels between the Sinai and Gaza Monday by filling them with water.
Five Palestinians were allegedly killed during the clashes with Israeli soldiers. (AFP/File)
07:00 GMT
Violent clashes erupted in the West Bank city of Jenin late Monday after Israeli forces entered the city to arrest a senior Islamic Jihad member, reportedly killing five Palestinians.

August 31, 2015

A Fatah official in Ain al-Hilweh said the group controls four of the 11 districts in the camp. (AFP/Mahmoud Zayat)
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A Fatah official in Ain al-Hilweh said the group controls four of the 11 districts in the camp.
Palestinian students play in a classroom at a UN school in Gaza City on Sept. 14, 2014 on the first day of the new school year. (AFP/Mohammed Abed)
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The academic year for the UNRWA's 250 schools in Gaza began on Monday with nearly 250,000 children attending.
Israeli destruction of Palestinian homes has left over 4,000 people homeless since 2011. (AFP/File)
12:30 GMT
Israeli bulldozers destroyed 15 Palestinian houses Monday in the West Bank village of Jab'a near Ramallah.
Latin ex-Patriarch of Jerusalem Michel Sabah speaks to the media during a protest against the separation wall in Beit Jala, August 30, 2015. (AFP/File)
09:14 GMT
Palestinian protesters in the West Bank town of Beit Jala clashed with the IDF following Israel's decision to renew work on a controversial separation wall.
King Abdullah has previously condemned Israel for constantly restricting Palestinians from entering the Al-Aqsa compound. (AFP/File)
07:00 GMT
Palestinian Authority leader Mahmoud Abbas met Jordan's King Abdullah Sunday to discuss recent tensions between protesters and Israeli forces in the Al-Aqsa Mosque.

August 30, 2015

The union's stance emerged after a meeting with Palestinian trade unionists at the World Social Forum in Tunisia. (File photo)
09:30 GMT
The United Electrical, Radio and Machine Workers of America have reportedly become the first nationwide union to join the boycott against Israel.
The soldier was lightly injured while the assailant fled the scene. (AFP/File)
09:00 GMT
An Israeli soldier was injured near Hebron in the West Bank after being hit in a car-ramming incident.
Hundreds of Palestinian prisoners are currently being held by Israel under administrative detention. (AFP/File)
07:45 GMT
Five Palestinians continued a hunger strike in Israel's Negev jail to protest against being detained without trial or charge.

August 29, 2015

A 37-year-old Palestinian was sentenced to death by firing squad by Hamas in Gaza earlier this week. Image used for illustrative purposes. (AFP/File)
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A 37-year-old Palestinian was sentenced to death by firing squad by Hamas in Gaza earlier this week.

August 27, 2015

Israeli media reports released last week reported plans for a palace built with government funding. (Palestinian Economic Council for Development and Reconstruction)
15:40 GMT
Israeli media reports released last week reported plans for a palace built with government funding.
The UN relief agency inched toward closing the $100 million deficit but still faces restructuring that may cost employees their jobs. (AFP/File)
14:33 GMT
The UN relief agency inched toward closing the $100 million deficit but still faces restructuring that may cost employees their jobs.
Groups of Israeli settlers were seen touring the compound under heavily armed guard. (AFP/File)
12:30 GMT
Israeli forces continued to restrict access to the Al-Aqsa compound for the forth consecutive day in order to allow settlers to visit the site.
A senior Hamas figure, had already met with some of the Palestinian factions to discuss terms of a possible truce  with Israel (AFP/file)
09:24 GMT
According to a report by the London-based Arabic language newspaper Rai Al-youm, a senior Hamas figure has called upon Palestinian factions to meet and discuss the details of a possible truce with Israel.
Gunmen march through Sidon's Ain al-Hilweh camp. (AFP/Mahmoud Zayat)
08:30 GMT
Palestinian officials said the ceasefire between rival factions remained in place despite the breach Wednesday night.
The Israeli policeman was taken to hospital after being stabbed in the leg. (AFP/File)
08:00 GMT
An Israeli policeman was stabbed in the leg by a Palestinian near Damascus Gate Wednesday evening.
Hundreds of Palestinians fled the refugee camp following weeks of violence. (AFP/File)
07:29 GMT
Palestinian factions in Lebanon's Ain al-Hilweh refugee camp agreed on a ceasefire after weeks of violence between armed units.
Israel's military carried out an attack Wednesday night in response to a rocket fired from the Gaza Strip earlier. (AFP/File)
06:50 GMT
Israel's military carried out an attack Wednesday night in response to a rocket fired from the Gaza Strip earlier.
Egyptian American Haisam Hassanein said his experience in Tel Aviv made him rethink Arab perceptions of Israelis. (YouTube)
03:39 GMT
One Egyptian American at Tel Aviv University changes the narrative of Israeli attitudes toward Arabs.
The 52-year-old man was arrested at the Erez crossing years after Israel began issuing businessmen entry permits. (AFP/File)
02:29 GMT
The 52-year-old man was arrested at the Erez crossing years after Israel began issuing businessmen entry permits.

August 26, 2015

Jibril Rajoub and Sepp Blatter
21:25 GMT
The FIFA Monitoring Committee Israel-Palestine, comprising representatives from the Israel Football Association and the Palestinian Football Association...
A child rides a bicycle through rubble buildings that were destroyed during the 52-day war between Israel and Hamas. (AFP/File)
15:13 GMT
At least 35 aid groups from around the world on Wednesday launched a call for Israel to put an end to its blockade of Gaza in order to accommodate reconstruction of the 19,000 houses that have been destroyed.
Around 40 percent of the male Palestinian population has been arrested at least once. (AFP/File)
11:39 GMT
Dozens of Palestinians across the West Bank were detained Wednesday by Israeli forces for committing "illegal activity".
Over 5,400 refugees live in Lebanon's largest Palestinian refugee camp near southern Sidon. (AFP/File)
09:00 GMT
UNRWA condemned recent violent clashes in the Palestinian refugee camp of Ain al-Helweh, which left thousands of people displaced.
Four people were executed by Daesh in the Libyan town of Sirte this week. (AFP/File)
07:24 GMT
Libyan Foreign Minister Mohammad al-Dayri called on the international community to take action against Daesh during a visit to Paris.
Jewish settlers tore down a brick wall from a private alley belonging to a Palestinian family. (AFP/File)
06:00 GMT
Palestinians in Jerusalem's Old City clashed with Israeli soldiers after settlers tore down a wall to construct a synagogue door.

August 25, 2015

The Palestine Liberation Organization on Monday condemned what it called Israel's "systematic ethnic cleansing" in East Jerusalem. (AFP/File)
10:15 GMT
The Palestine Liberation Organization on Monday condemned what it called Israel's "systematic ethnic cleansing" in East Jerusalem.

August 24, 2015

Palestinian patients lie on hospital beds in the Al-Wafa rehabilitation hospital near Gaza City on July 16, 2014. (AFP/Thomas Coex)
15:30 GMT
According to the Ministry of Health, hospitals in the Gaza Strip are on the verge of collapse and could stop operating at any minute.
The BDS letter alleges that the Leviev jewels were connected to human rights abuses in Angola as well as Palestine. (O Magazine)
14:29 GMT
Media moghul ignores BDS requests and wears Israeli jewels on her O magazine cover. Is this a new trend?
Negotiations are allegedly underway for the release of the four Hamas members. (AFP/File)
13:23 GMT
Hamas said Egypt will be held responsible for the lives of four of its members who were kidnapped by a Daesh affiliate Wednesday at gunpoint shortly after having entered Egypt from Gaza via the Rafah border crossing.
Abass resigned from his position leading then PLO's executive committee during a special meeting in Ramallah city on Saturday. (AFP/File)
11:47 GMT
What's happening with the Palestine Liberation Front this week?
The UN agency only announced last week the school year would go ahead as scheduled. (AFP/File)
10:48 GMT
Local staff working for UNRWA in Gaza staged a strike on the first day of school over lack of resources and funding.
Ultra-Orthodox Yishai Schlissal was charged with one count of premeditated murder and six counts of attempted murder. (AFP/File)
09:06 GMT
Ultra-Orthodox Yishai Schlissal was charged with one count of premeditated murder and six counts of attempted murder.
Once complete, the wall will separate parts of Beit Jala's Christian community. (AFP/File)
08:30 GMT
Hundreds of Palestinians protested against the further construction of Israel's separation wall in the West Bank town of Beit Jala near Bethlehem.
Israel has frequently been criticized by human rights groups who accuse the country of ethnically cleansing Bedouins. (AFP/File)
07:30 GMT
Israeli authorities began construction on two Jewish settlements in the place of a destroyed Bedouin village in the Negev desert.

August 23, 2015

Thousands of customers from the online dating site were vulnerable to cyber attacks that revealed their private information.
17:23 GMT
Thousands of customers from the online dating site were vulnerable to cyber attacks that revealed their private information.
A man hangs ears of corn out to dry before selling them on the beach in Gaza. (AFP/File)
14:52 GMT
A Palestinian man said his attempted suicide was in protest of harassment he experienced from Gaza officials.
Say no to drugs! Bella Hadid insists that she's never done drugs and is a good girl who goes to bed at 9! (Stylenews.peoplestylewatch.com)
14:14 GMT
Say no to drugs! Bella Hadid insists that she's never done drugs and is a good girl who goes to bed at 9!
Tensions between rival groups in the Palestinian refugee camp intensified after the assassination of Fatah Movement leader Talal al-Urduni. (AFP/File)
13:51 GMT
Armed groups in the Palestinian refugee camp reached an agreement to stop the fighting.
A Palestinian youth throws a Molotov cocktail towards Israeli soldiers close to the West Bank city of Ramallah. (AFP/Abbas Momani)
11:00 GMT
Nine youths, including four minors, from the West Bank and East Jerusalem have been arrested for throwing molotov cocktails at Jewish Israelis.
Palestinian president Mahmud Abbas chairs a meeting of the executive committee of the Palestine Liberation Organization (PLO) in the West Bank city of Ramallah on August 22, 2015. (AFP/Majdi Mohammed)
09:30 GMT
Following the recent resignation of 11 parliament members including president Mahmoud Abbas, the PLO will hold emergency elections in the upcoming weeks.

August 22, 2015

Mahmoud Abbas gave up his post Saturday as head of the Palestine Liberation Organization's Executive Committee. (AFP/File)
23:29 GMT
Mahmoud Abbas gave up his post Saturday as head of the Palestine Liberation Organization's Executive Committee.