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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 29, 2017 - 10:00 GMT
Israeli pressure on aid agencies operating in Gaza has mounted steadily over the last two years.
The Al-Aqsa mosque and Dome of the Rock in occupied East Jerusalem. (AFP)
March 28, 2017 - 11:00 GMT
Ahead of the Arab League summit in Jordan, the Palestinian Foreign Minister Riyad al-Maliki said there would be no changes to a 2002 Arab plan for peace.
Mazen Fuqaha, the assassinated Hamas commander. (Izz ad-Din al-Qassam Brigades)
March 28, 2017 - 07:00 GMT
In an attempt to combat rumors in the wake of the assassination of a Hamas commander in Gaza, the Attorney General has taken the unusual step of issuing a gag order.
The body of Palestinian Islamist movement Hamas' official Mazen Faqaha is carried by members of the Ezzedine al-Qassam Brigades, the military wing of Hamas, during his funeral in Gaza city on March 25, 2017. (AFP/Mahmud Hams)
March 26, 2017 - 12:00 GMT
Mazen Faqaha was shot dead by unknown gunmen Friday.
An Israeli soldier fires tear gas towards Palestinian protesters during clashes in the occupied West Bank city of Bethlehem on March 22, 2017. (AFP)
March 24, 2017 - 14:00 GMT
Clashes erupted late Thursday night between locals of al-Jalazun refugee camp and Israeli forces shortly after Israeli forces shot and killed one Palestinian teenager, and critically injured three others in the same area.
Declared illegal by the UN, Israeli settlements have massively expanded in recent years. (AFP)
March 24, 2017 - 09:00 GMT
Israeli construction of illegal settlement homes in the occupied West Bank rose by 40 percent in 2016 compared with the previous year, official figures showed Wednesday.
Palestinian children hold cutouts symbolizing the keys to houses left by Palestinians in 1948 as they take part in a rally on the eve of the 67th anniversary of the
March 23, 2017 - 15:00 GMT
Police have reportedly refused to grant a permit for the upcoming “March of Return,” one of the annual events held by Arab Israelis to mark the Nakba — the “catastrophe” of the creation of the Jewish state.
Egyptian forces have been battling an armed insurgency in the Sinai Peninsula since 2014. (AFP/File)
March 23, 2017 - 14:00 GMT
An Egyptian military spokesman also said that security forces killed 15 militants and arrested seven others during an operation.
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 - 12:00 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.
Members of Hamas. (AFP/Fayez Nureldine)
March 23, 2017 - 08:00 GMT
Hamas has drafted a new political programme it hopes will improve ties with neighbouring Egypt and the West, and present a more moderate image that could get it removed from Western "terrorism lists".
Palestinian president Mahmud Abbas (C-L) Palestinian chief negotiator, Saeb Erekat (2-L), Arab League Secretary General Nabil al-Arabi (2-R) speak during a meeting of Arab foreign ministers, on May 28, 2016. (AFP /STRINGER)
March 22, 2017 - 19:00 GMT
The Palestinian cause will be granted huge attention in the coming Arab summit. The Palestinian Authority wishes to reformulate solutions and present them at the talks.
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 - 08:00 GMT
The official resigned following pressure from the UN Secretary-General to withdraw the report.
Palestinians demonstrate in the centre of the West Bank city of Ramallah against the security coordination between Palestinian security forces and Israel on March 13, 2017. (AFP/Abbas Momani)
March 14, 2017 - 12:00 GMT
Earlier this week a number of protesters and journalists were assaulted by Palestinian police.
A Palestinian TV correspondent is transported away from 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 3, 2017. (AFP/Jaafar Ashtiyeh)
March 13, 2017 - 17:00 GMT
It comes a day after Palestinian security forces violently broke up a demonstration outside a court, in which a number of journalists were beaten by police.
British Secretary of State for Foreign Affairs Boris Johnson. (AFP/File)
March 09, 2017 - 16:00 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.
Israeli soldiers are seen close to settlers who appear to attack a photographer's car. (AFP/File)
March 07, 2017 - 17:00 GMT
Large numbers of Israeli troops were deployed on the rooftop of a house belonging to Juma Muhammad Ali near on the main road of Tuqu, near the al-Khansa school.