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Gazan security forces. (AFP/file)
April 27, 2017 - 13:00 GMT
The three had been detained for allegedly 'spreading rumors'.
Senior political leader of the Palestinian Islamist movement Hamas, Khalil al-Hayya, holds a press conference on April 18, 2017, in Gaza City.  (AFP/Mahumd Hams)
April 27, 2017 - 10:00 GMT
The document, speculated to be a new charter, will be presented at an event in Qatar next week.
Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas (AFP)
April 26, 2017 - 13:00 GMT
The UK government has rejected a Palestinian request to apologisefor the Balfour Declaration of 1917, a Palestinian official said on Tuesday, vowing to consider legal action unless Britain backtracked.
Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas. (AFP/file)
April 26, 2017 - 10:22 GMT
An Israeli report says that Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas will use a speech this week to deliver an ultimatum to the militant group, Hamas, that runs Gaza.
'While my family live in Palestine under the daily injustices of apartheid, the legacy of the British is felt every day through their pain. The least Britain can do is apologise.' (AFP)
April 25, 2017 - 20:41 GMT
UK government rules out apology to Palestinians over Balfour stating 'We are proud of our role in creating the State of Israel'.
Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas. (AFP/file)
April 24, 2017 - 11:00 GMT
The Palestinian Authority has accused Israel of trying to interfere in the President's visit to Washington.
Palestinian protesters hold portraits of prisoners during a rally marking the Palestinian Prisoner Day at the al-Aqsa Mosque compound in Jerusalem. (AFP)
April 24, 2017 - 07:00 GMT
As a mass hunger strike underway in Israeli prisons entered its seventh day on Sunday, dozens more Palestinian prisoners have declared their participation.
Senior political leader of the Palestinian Islamist movement Hamas, Khalil al-Hayya, holds a press conference on April 18, 2017, in Gaza City. (AFP/Mahmud Hams)
April 23, 2017 - 10:00 GMT
Suhail al-Hindi had denied being linked to Gaza's rulers when he was suspended in February.
A Palestinian throws stones towards Israeli forces during a demonstration in support of Palestinian prisoners in Bethlehem, April 17 2017. (AFP/Ahmad Gharabli)
April 23, 2017 - 09:00 GMT
The organization has called for clashes with Israeli forces on Friday, with a general strike also called for Thursday.
Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas. (AFP)
April 20, 2017 - 06:00 GMT
US President Donald Trump will host Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas in Washington next month, the White House announced on Wednesday.
Protesters take part in a rally in Gaza City to show their suppport to the Palestinians detained in Israeli jails who launched a hunger strike on April 17, 2017. (AFP/Mohammed Abed)
April 19, 2017 - 10:00 GMT
Fatah's delegation visiting Gaza was tasked with taking steps toward forming a unity government with Hamas in Gaza and the West Bank.
A Palestinian protester holds a picture of Marwan Barghouti during a rally to support the prisoners' strike in the West Bank town of Hebron, April 17 2017. (AFP/Hazem Bader)
April 18, 2017 - 12:00 GMT
The imprisoned Fatah leader published a piece in the New York Times laying out the reasons for a mass hunger strike of Palestinian prisoners.
Palestinian protesters take cover during clashes with Israeli security forces 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 April 14, 2017. (AFP/Jaafar Ashtiyeh)
April 18, 2017 - 06:00 GMT
Fatah veteran Barghouti is serving out five life sentences on murder convictions.
Palestinian youths at a demonstration against the Palestinian President in Rafah, Gaza, April 14 2017 (AFP/Said Khatib)
April 16, 2017 - 10:00 GMT
The electricity crisis in the besieged enclave continues to grow, with both sides blaming the other.
Palestinian prisoner Bilal Kayed's mother (C) demonstrates in support of her son outside the hospital where he is being held in Ashkelon on August 9, 2016. (AFP)
April 15, 2017 - 06:00 GMT
Israel's decades-long policy of detaining Palestinians from the West Bank and Gaza inside Israeli jails, and depriving them of family visits, is "cruel" and a violation of international law, Amnesty International has said.
Israeli medics carry an injured man following a Palestinian stabbing attack near the Herod's Gate entrance to the Old City of Jerusalem. (Menahem Kahana/AFP)
April 14, 2017 - 15:00 GMT
A "mentally unstable" Palestinian man was detained Friday after committing a stabbing inside the Jerusalem Light Rail, leaving one Britsh woman in her twenties dead, according to official Israeli sources.