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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)
September 01, 2015 - 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.
Five Palestinians were allegedly killed during the clashes with Israeli soldiers. (AFP/File)
September 01, 2015 - 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.
A Fatah official in Ain al-Hilweh said the group controls four of the 11 districts in the camp. (AFP/Mahmoud Zayat)
August 31, 2015 - 15:17 GMT
A Fatah official in Ain al-Hilweh said the group controls four of the 11 districts in the camp.
Israeli destruction of Palestinian homes has left over 4,000 people homeless since 2011. (AFP/File)
August 31, 2015 - 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)
August 31, 2015 - 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)
August 31, 2015 - 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.
Hundreds of Palestinian prisoners are currently being held by Israel under administrative detention. (AFP/File)
August 30, 2015 - 07:45 GMT
Five Palestinians continued a hunger strike in Israel's Negev jail to protest against being detained without trial or charge.
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)
August 29, 2015 - 06:00 GMT
A 37-year-old Palestinian was sentenced to death by firing squad by Hamas in Gaza earlier this week.
Groups of Israeli settlers were seen touring the compound under heavily armed guard. (AFP/File)
August 27, 2015 - 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)
August 27, 2015 - 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)
August 27, 2015 - 08:30 GMT
Palestinian officials said the ceasefire between rival factions remained in place despite the breach Wednesday night.