Given the fact that Palestine doesn’t have a freedom of access to public information law yet, the release of the platform comes at a particularly critical time
March 30, 2015 - 14:46 GMT
YouKnow, an interactive online platform aimed at bridging the gap between citizens and government officials, is making waves in the occupied Palestinian territories
Palestinian protesters run for shelter from tear gas fired by Israeli security forces during clashes following a demonstration against the expropriation of Palestinian land by Israel in the village of Kfar Qaddum, near Nablus in the occupied West Bank, on March 27, 2015. (AFP/Jaafar Ashtiyeh)
March 30, 2015 - 14:30 GMT
Over 2,000 Palestinians marched in honor of Land Day, which commemorates the Palestinians who protested against Israel on March 30th, 1976.
Mohammad Assaf is one busy star this May.
March 30, 2015 - 14:03 GMT
It's not just his May 1st gig at Amman National University that will keep the Arab Idol busy that month. He has several surprises in store for his fans.
The head of Israel's Arab parliamentary bloc Ayman Odeh (C) walks alongside supporters as they arrive in Jerusalem on March 29, 2015, after a four-day march from the Bedouin village of Wadi al-Naam, near the city of Beersheba in the Negev desert in southern Israel, to support Bedouin Arabs. (AFP/File)
March 30, 2015 - 10:08 GMT
The four-day march for Bedouin rights has ended in Jerusalem at the Israeli parliament where Palestinian representatives delivered a report on the hardships faced by Bedouin villages.
Abbas' comments came during the 26th round of the Arab Summit, in which Arab leaders discussed at length the recent air campaign led by Saudi and backed by nine other Arab nations against Shiite Houthi rebels in Yemen. (AFP/File)
March 30, 2015 - 09:40 GMT
Palestinian Authority President Mahmoud Abbas is facing backlash after a remark urging an Arab intervention similar to the one unfolding in Yemen led by Saudi Arabia.
Syrians wait to receive food from a charity distribution vehicle in the Yarmouk Palestinian refugee camp, on the southern outskirts of Damascus, on Feb. 23, 2015. (AFP/File)
March 30, 2015 - 05:00 GMT
Only 4 percent of emergency work in Syria for Palestinian refugees has been funded so far this year, the UN said Sunday.
The Palestinian Authority is not expected to take steps against Israel in the ICC regarding settlements in the West Bank. (Creative Commons)
March 29, 2015 - 19:45 GMT
Following Israel's decision on Friday to release frozen tax revenues, the Palestinian Authority is not expected to take steps against Israel in the ICC.
Unemployment stands at 25 per cent and output is set to contract this year, sharply increasing the threat of instability and violence.
March 29, 2015 - 06:55 GMT
Israel's decision to withhold $130 million a month in revenue collected on behalf of the Palestinians is strangling the economy
IDF soldiers in Hebron on June 17, 2014. (AFP/File)
March 28, 2015 - 19:00 GMT
Israeli forces conducted military training in the town of Birzeit, located in Ramallah district, violating the Oslo Accords which states Birzeit is under complete control of Palestinian Authority.
Palestine Marathon logo
March 28, 2015 - 17:37 GMT
More than 3,000 people took part in the third annual Palestine Marathon in Bethlehem on Friday, an event intended to draw attention to Israeli restrictions on movement in the West Bank.
A Palestinian protester from the Jalazon refugee camp clashes with Israeli security forces near the West Bank Jewish settlement of Beit El, north of Ramallah, on March 27, 2015, following a rally by the residents of the camp against Israeli settlements. (AFP/File)
March 28, 2015 - 13:51 GMT
Following a month-long session on Palestinian human rights, the United Nations Human Rights Council (UNHRC) approved three resolutions, highlighting the illegality of Israeli expansion and violence towards Palestinian civilians by the IDF and settlers.