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Palestinian Mohammed Halabi (C), the Gaza director of World Vision, a major US-based Christian NGO, looks on during his indictment at a district court in the southern Israeli city of Beersheva on August 4, 2016. (AFP/Dudu Grunshpan)
March 23, 2017 - 11:00 GMT
Australia suspended funding to World Vision after allegations were made by the Israeli government that the NGO was funneling millions of taxpayer dollars to Hamas.
A view of Kuwait's parliament. (AFP)
March 22, 2017 - 13:00 GMT
A Kuwaiti politician has said that he wants to try to expel Israel from an international association of parliaments.
A smoke plume rises in Gaza City after a reported Israeli airstrike on March 18, 2017. (AFP/Mahmud Hams)
March 22, 2017 - 12:00 GMT
Local witnesses reported tank shelling and heavy shooting in the eastern border of the Gaza Strip.
A tourist photographs a sign painted on a wall in the occupied West Bank town of Bethlehem on June 5, 2015, calling to boycott Israeli products. (AFP)
March 21, 2017 - 13:00 GMT
Israeli police arrest one of the founders of a Palestinian protest movement for alleged tax avoidance.
Ahlam Tamimi. (File photo)
March 20, 2017 - 12:10 GMT
A Jordanian court has refused to extradite a Palestinian wanted by the United States of America in connection with a 2001 bombing in Jerusalem.
The Dome of the Rock in occupied east Jerusalem. [AFP]
March 19, 2017 - 15:00 GMT
Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas has decided to award former ex-ESCWA chief Rima Khalaf with the country's highest honor, reports say.
A Palestinian protester throws a stone towards Israeli security forces during clashes following a weekly demonstration against the expropriation of Palestinian land by Israel in the village of Kfar Qaddum, near Nablus, in the occupied West Bank on March 17, 2017. (AFP/Jaafar Ashtiyeh)
March 18, 2017 - 07:00 GMT
The official resigned following pressure from the UN Secretary-General to withdraw the report.
The prisoners' fund makes monthly payments to about 35,000 families of Palestinian prisoners held in Israeli jails. (AFP/File)
March 17, 2017 - 12:00 GMT
The fund was set up in 1967 to support the families of thousands of Palestinian prisoners held for alleged anti-Israel activities.
Jordanian Ahlam al-Tamimi hosting a talk show interviewing a Hamas member. (File photo)
March 16, 2017 - 14:00 GMT
Ahlam Ahmad al-Tamimi assisted in a suicide bombing on a Sbarro restaurant that killed 15 people, and was allegedly conspiring to use a weapon of mass destruction against US nationals.
The UN report said Israel showed
March 16, 2017 - 08:00 GMT
The report found that Palestinians were subjected to a 'strategic fragmentation' that allowed Israel to impose 'racial domination' with different sets of laws by geographic regions.
Israel's Knesset recently adopted a law barring entry to foreigners who support the BDS movement against the occupation. (AFP/File)
March 14, 2017 - 06:00 GMT
Hugh Lanning, head of the London-based Palestine Solidarity Campaign, was denied entry at Tel Aviv's Ben Gurion airport.
British Secretary of State for Foreign Affairs Boris Johnson. (AFP/File)
March 09, 2017 - 15:00 GMT
Johnson said that the United Kingdom had failed to reflect the political needs of the Palestinian people and their right to their own state.
Egyptian soldiers on duty in the Sinai Peninsula. (AFP/File)
March 09, 2017 - 12:00 GMT
The cell, linked to Israel's Mossad agency, reportedly passed sensitive information about Egyptian troop movements in the Sinai Peninsula to Israel.
US President Donald Trump has pledged to move the US embassy from Tel Aviv to Jerusalem, while also pivoting away from the two-state solution. (AFP/File)
March 09, 2017 - 06:00 GMT
The ministers adopted a resolution against any attempt to move diplomatic missions to Jerusalem, following President Donald Trump’s campaign pledge to move the American embassy in Israel from Tel Aviv to Jerusalem.
A Palestinian child in Gaza holds a bag of flour distributed by UNRWA. (AFP/File)
March 08, 2017 - 13:00 GMT
UNRWA said in a statement that it had launched an investigation into the employee in question after the allegations surfaced.
The BDS movement campaigns for a global boycott of Israel until the occupation of the West Bank ends. (AFP/File)
March 07, 2017 - 10:00 GMT
Israel has lately stepped up its diplomatic and legal fight against the boycott movement that opposes its nearly 50-year occupation of the West Bank