December 2, 2014
French lawmakers have voted overwhelmingly in favor of a motion to recognize Palestine as an independent state.
Palestine's envoy to the UN, Riyad Mansour, said a draft and set date for an independent state would be submitted to the Security Council in late December.
French parliament will vote on Palestinian statehood Tuesday.
December 1, 2014
A Palestinian woman was shot by Israeli security forces after she stabbed a settler near Gush Etzion, in the West Bank.
A Fatah official denied the unity government with Hamas would only last six months after a Hamas spokesman said it had expired.
Radical settlers torched a multilingual school in Jerusalem Sunday and wrote racist slogans on its walls, sparking widespread condemnation.
Hundreds of Palestinians were detained by Israeli forces in the month of November, according to a monitoring group.
In many cases, Amnesty said, residents were not given any official warning at all and heard from the media that they had 48 hours to leave their homes.
November 30, 2014
The government plans to develop a new urban area around Rafah to replace the border area demolished as part of the army's campaign against Islamist militants in the Sinai Peninsula.
Palestine's golden boy Mohammed Assaf gave Londoners something to smile about with his lively concert on Friday.
Russian President Vladimir Putin has pledged continued support for Palestinians' legitimate right to establish an independent state.
The national consensus government declared by Hamas and Fatah this summer has finished its interim term, the Hamas movement said Sunday.
A group of about 50 right-wing Jewish activist entered an already-tense Al-Aqsa Sunday.
Thousands of Israelis took to the street of Jerusalem to protest against a proposed Jewish state bill, which human rights groups have strongly condemned.
Arab League officials Saturday supported the Palestinian Authority's bid to seek statehood at the UN following a meeting in Cairo.