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Israeli soldiers patrol a street, east of the West Bank city of Nablus, on October 3, 2015, as they search for the suspects in the slaying of an Israeli couple. (AFP/File)
December 08, 2016 - 13:00 GMT
An 18-year-old Palestinian attempted to stab an Israeli border police officer at the Zaatara junction south of the city of Nablus.
Fires raged through Haifa, causing the city to be evacuated. (AFP/File)
December 08, 2016 - 08:18 GMT
Deir Nidham, northwest of Ramallah city, was placed under a military closure after a fire erupted just a few kilometers away in the illegal Israeli settlement of Halamish, which is built on the lands of the village and on the lands of neighboring Nabi Saleh.
Palestinians hold banners in support of borther Muhammad and Mahmoud al-Balboul, and Malik al-Qadi, in the West Bank city of Nablus, on 21 September. (AFP/File)
December 07, 2016 - 14:00 GMT
Muhammad, 26, and Mahmoud, 23, were initially detained during an overnight raid on June 9, and were subsequently sentenced to six months of administrative detention -- an Israeli policy of internment without charge or trial based on undisclosed evidence.
Since the 2013 military coup against President Mohamed Morsi, Egyptian authorities have cracked down on the tunnels along border with the Palestinian territory. (AFP/File)
December 04, 2016 - 12:00 GMT
The workers had gone missing when a cross-border tunnel collapsed a week ago.
Palestinian protesters hold posters during a demonstration against administrative detention and in support of Palestinian prisoner Bilal Kayed (portraits) on August 24, 2016 at Damascus Gate, a main entrance to Jerusalem's Old City. (AFP/Ahmad Gharabli)
December 04, 2016 - 06:00 GMT
PPS said that Muhammad Ahmad al-Najjar, 32, a husband and father of two from the al-Fawwar refugee camp in the southern occupied West Bank district of Hebron, declared the boycott after being sentenced to a six month stay in Israeli prison without charge or trial.
Palestinian president Mahmoud Abbas. (AFP/File)
December 02, 2016 - 09:00 GMT
Energy Minister Yuval Steinitz said Abbas was an even greater threat to Israel than Yasser Arafat.
Palestinians with Israeli citizenship constitute 20 percent of the population of Israel, and have long been targeted by discriminatory Israeli policies. (AFP/File)
December 01, 2016 - 11:00 GMT
They said that “many, many people complained to the municipality,” which in turn took the matter to the Ministry of Transportation.
Scores of Palestinian prisoners have launched hunger strikes in Israeli prisons to protest various issues, most notably administrative detention. (AFP/File)
December 01, 2016 - 09:00 GMT
Shadid, 20, and Abu Farah, 29, have been on hunger strike for 68 and 69 days respectively, in protest of being placed under administrative detention.
According to prisoners rights group Addameer, 7,000 Palestinians were being held in Israeli prisons as of August. (AFP/File)
December 01, 2016 - 06:00 GMT
Kifah Hattab has been held in prison since 2003 after receiving two life sentences for alleged involvement in an armed group during the Second Intifada.
Fatah has witnessed growing internal dissent, with the party discharging a number of officials from their functions in past months. (AFP/File)
November 30, 2016 - 06:00 GMT
His re-election dashed speculations that the event would lead to serious discussions of a post-Abbas future for the ruling party of the PA.
Former US President Jimmy Carter. (AFP/File)
November 29, 2016 - 15:00 GMT
Jimmy Carter suggests that US President Barack Obama “must recognize Palestine” before Donald Trump takes control of the White House.
Israeli military incursions inside the besieged Gaza Strip and near the “buffer zone
November 29, 2016 - 14:00 GMT
Witnesses added that Israeli reconnaissance planes hovered over the area during the activities on the ground.
In this file photo, Israeli soldiers violently arrest a Palestinian demonstrator during a protest. (AFP/File)
November 29, 2016 - 12:00 GMT
In the northern occupied West Bank district of Salfit, locals from the village of Qarawat Bani Hassan told Ma'an that Israeli forces detained five residents during raids.
Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu attends a weekly cabinet meeting in Jerusalem on Sunday, September 18, 2016. (AFP/File)
November 29, 2016 - 06:00 GMT
At his weekly cabinet meeting held in Hafia on Sunday, Netanyahu said he wants to help those whose homes and businesses were destroyed.
IDF soldiers stand guard near the site where a Palestinian attempted to stab a soldier. (AFP/File)
November 29, 2016 - 05:00 GMT
Separately, Israeli forces detained Anas Hatim Qafisha -- the son of oft-imprisoned Hamas MP Hatem Qafisha -- and Asim Amr Ubeido in Hebron, locals reported.
A picture shows the remains of the popular Nataf restaurant Rama's Kitchen on November 26, 2016. (AFP/File)
November 28, 2016 - 11:00 GMT
Firefighters evacuated eight Palestinians residing in the building before extinguishing the fire in the factory.