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Members of Hamas. (AFP/Fayez Nureldine)
March 23, 2017 - 07:00 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".
The television personality's daughters, Gigi and Bella Hadid, have modeled for such brands as Chanel and Balmain. (ET Online)
March 23, 2017 - 06:16 GMT
The television personality's daughters, Gigi and Bella Hadid, have modeled for such brands as Chanel and Balmain.
Pudu Tassa and The Kuwaitis will open for Radiohead on tour. (Rolling Stone)
March 23, 2017 - 05:50 GMT
Pudu Tassa and The Kuwaitis will open for Radiohead on tour.
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 - 18:00 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.
Palestinian women pause amid buildings destroyed during the Israeli summer 2014 assault on in Gaza. (AFP/Mohammed Abed)
March 22, 2017 - 14:54 GMT
As a third Gazan aid worker is arrested by Israel on charges of channelling aid to Hamas, Al Bawaba looks at the claims and counter-claims in the cases.
A smoke plume rises in Gaza City after a reported Israeli airstrike on March 18, 2017. (AFP/Mahmud Hams)
March 22, 2017 - 12:00 GMT
Local witnesses reported tank shelling and heavy shooting in the eastern border of the Gaza Strip.
The UN warned last year that Gaza may become uninhabitable by 2020. (AFP/File)
March 22, 2017 - 11:00 GMT
The Gaza Strip faces a serious water shortage, warns a top Gaza official.
The meeting touched on the general developments in Palestinian territories, the expansion of Israeli settlements, and the failure of the peace process. (AFP)
March 21, 2017 - 10:00 GMT
Mahmoud Abbas arrived in Cairo on Sunday to meet with President Abdel Fattah Al-Sisi.
Photo: alkhaleejonline.net
March 20, 2017 - 14:24 GMT
The young Palestinian women don baseball caps on top of their Islamic headscarves and field tennis balls with fabric gloves, giving a decidedly local feel to the great American pastime.
Ahlam Tamimi. (File photo)
March 20, 2017 - 12:10 GMT
A Jordanian court has refused to extradite a Palestinian wanted by the United States of America in connection with a 2001 bombing in Jerusalem.
Hamas militants in the blockaded Gaza Strip. (AFP)
March 20, 2017 - 11:10 GMT
After Hamas sentences to death two drug dealers in Gaza, Al Bawaba looks at the use of opiates in the besieged enclave.
Malik says he now has no problem with anxiety and was mainly dealing with it when he was in One Direction. (Instagram)
March 20, 2017 - 10:38 GMT
Malik says he now has no problem with anxiety and was mainly dealing with it when he was in One Direction.
Basel Ghattas [AFP/Ariel Schalit]
March 20, 2017 - 06:00 GMT
Basil Ghattas, a Palestinian member of the Israeli Knesset, resigned Sunday as part of a plea deal in the case of smuggling phones to Palestinian prisoners.
The Dome of the Rock in occupied east Jerusalem. [AFP]
March 19, 2017 - 15:00 GMT
Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas has decided to award former ex-ESCWA chief Rima Khalaf with the country's highest honor, reports say.
Israel lays claim to entire Jerusalem al-Quds as its capital. Palestinians want its eastern part as the capital of their future state. (File/AFP)
March 19, 2017 - 14:00 GMT
The PLO's secretary-general made an appeal to EU foreign policy chief Federica Mogherini requesting the meetings be held in Tel Aviv and not in West al-Quds.