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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.
An Israeli firefighter plane helps extinguish a fire in the northern Israeli port city of Haifa. (AFP/File)
November 27, 2016 - 08:00 GMT
Authorities said Saturday three people were seriously injured as the blaze took hold over buildings in a Jewish settlement on the West Bank.
Palestinian paramedics carry a man wounded in a strike at a marketplace in the Shejaiya neighborhood. (AFP/File)
November 27, 2016 - 07:00 GMT
Gaza's health ministry called upon all competent authorities to quickly intervene and provide fuel for Gaza's hospitals, noting that the fuel crisis in Gaza is expected to have severe effects on the besieged enclave's hospitals.
Israelis drive past a fire raging through the northern Israeli port city of Haifa on November 25, 2016. (AFP/File)
November 27, 2016 - 06:00 GMT
The government's incitements caused the spread of a wave of curses and Jewish racist threats against Arabs on social media. The latest was the issuance of a fatwa by one of the Rabbis allowing the killing of any Arab intending to start a fire.
Israeli soldiers stand guard at the Qalandiya checkpoint. (AFP/File)
November 26, 2016 - 14:00 GMT
The Palestinian youth was shot after allegedly attempting to carry out a stabbing attack on a group of Israeli security officers.
Israel repeatedly uses already declared state land for the sole benefit of Israeli settlers. (AFP/File)
November 25, 2016 - 07:00 GMT
The committee had approved the construction of a road on lands of the village of al-Nabi Elyas.