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Relatives and friends chant slogans during the funeral of Abdul Fatah al-Sharif in Hebron. (AFP/File)
May 29, 2016 - 06:00 GMT
The body of al-Sharif was returned to the family on Friday after being held by Israeli authorities for over two months.
Palestinians take part in a protest outside a UN distribution center in Rafah, southern Gaza Strip, against the reduction of educational programs given by UNRWA, August 4, 2015. (AFP/File)
May 28, 2016 - 13:24 GMT
Spokesman for the committees, Husni Odeh, told Ma'an that the committees decided during a meeting Friday evening that they would close UNRWA social affairs offices and directors' offices in the West Bank, and block movement of UNRWA cars in all areas.
Egyptian President Abdel Fattah al-Sisi (right) meets Palestinian leader Mahmud Abbas in Cairo on May 9, 2016. (AFP/File)
May 28, 2016 - 09:46 GMT
The two presidents are scheduled to discuss the latest regional developments, including the French initiative for a Palestinian-Israeli peace conference and the upcoming international support group for peace negotiations in Paris on Friday 3 June.
Israel returns body of Palestinian attacker shot dead by IDF soldier in Hebron. (AFP/File)
May 28, 2016 - 08:07 GMT
Al-Sharif's family told Ma'an his funeral will be held on Saturday afternoon, and that they have rejected all Israeli authorities' conditions for the release of his body.
Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu and Avigdor Lieberman, the head of hardline nationalist party Yisrael Beitenu, are seen during a ceremony in which they signed a coalition agreement on May 25, 2016 at the Knesset. (AFP/Menahem Kahana)
May 28, 2016 - 06:00 GMT
Only 26 percent, mostly self-described right-wingers, believe a diplomatic solution is on the way in Israel.
A funeral of a Palestinian killed by Israeli forces is seen in Jenin. (AFP/File)
May 27, 2016 - 16:00 GMT
Sawsan Mansour would have started her high school exams this week.
Rachel Corrie (photo: curiouscity.net)
May 26, 2016 - 16:56 GMT
For the ninth year in a row, Palestinians in the city of Rafah will organize a football tournament in the memory of Rachel Corrie...
The 12-year-old Muhammad Ismail Hushiyeh was detained in January for alleged involvement in a stabbing attack. (File photo)
May 26, 2016 - 13:00 GMT
There are curently 438 Palestinian children locked up in Israeli jails.
A file photo of the aftermath of an Israeli airstrike outside of Rafah. (AFP/File)
May 26, 2016 - 07:00 GMT
Israeli forces conducted two airstrikes after a rocket was fired from Gaza.
The film is the story of a young newlywed Palestinian school teacher who is jailed in a top-security Israeli prison where she eventually gives birth. (TIFF)
May 26, 2016 - 06:24 GMT
After success in film festivals in Luxor, Berlin, Palm Springs, and Toronto, Mai Masri's film will now hit screens in Iraq and Tunisia.
Palestinians gather at an UNRWA aid distribution. (AFP/File)
May 25, 2016 - 16:30 GMT
Palestinians shut down two UNRWA offices over the decision to switch from food distribution to cash cards without consulting the refugees.
IDF soldiers are seen on patrol in Hebron. (AFP/File)
May 25, 2016 - 16:00 GMT
In a new report, B'Tselem said it had become 'subcontractors to the occupation' by upholding the credibility of internal investigations carried out by the IDF.
Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu and Avigdor Lieberman, the head of hardline nationalist party Israel Beiteinu, are seen during a ceremony signing a coalition agreement on May 25, 2016 at the Knesset. (AFP/Menahem Kahana)
May 25, 2016 - 14:00 GMT
Netanyahu's Likud party has a razor-thin majority hold on power in the Knesset, but Israel Beiteinu, favors far-right policies supporting settlers and opposing peace talks.
The grenade was set to detonate when the car turned on. (Shutterstock)
May 25, 2016 - 05:00 GMT
A grenade was planted and set to explode on the car of a Palestinian official's son.
Abu Mazen told the World Humanitarian Summit that Palestine had been working to meet its responsibilities (AFP / File)
May 24, 2016 - 14:51 GMT
Abu Mazen told the World Humanitarian Summit that Palestine had been working to meet its responsibilities
Taylor Swift and her superstar friends, including Gigi Hadid and Cara Delevingne, have been threatened with death threats from the same internet troll. (voici.fr)
May 24, 2016 - 12:03 GMT
Taylor Swift and her superstar friends, including Gigi Hadid and Cara Delevingne, have been threatened with death threats from the same internet troll.