December 18, 2012
Following Israel's announcement that plans for yet more settler houses are in motion, the Palestinian Authority threatens to seek recourse at the UN.
The deficit value of the Palestinian Current Account amounted to $2,192.6 million (21.5% of the GDP in current prices), compared with a deficit in year 2010 which amounted to $690.9 million.
December 17, 2012
Like most Palestinians, Iman Said has had her own experience of expulsion and displacement. Now the screenwriter puts her experiences into her art.
Teachers in West Bank cities of Nablus, Bethlehem and Jenin went on strike on Sunday in protest over the delay in payment of their November wages.
December 16, 2012
Jet planes bombed the Yarmouk refugee camp in south Damascus on Sunday for the first time since the start of Syria’s more than 21-month conflict, killing at least 25 people in the Palestinian community.
December 15, 2012
A young Palestinian man was shot and injured by Israeli soldiers this weekend in the northern Gaza Strip, a Palestinian news agency reports.
December 13, 2012
Five people were hurt on Thursday in Israeli-Palestinian clashes in Hebron, West Bank, as Palestinians protested the fatal shooting of a teen by Israeli soldiers.
December 12, 2012
Sheikh Tayseer Tamimi, who is rumored to have connections to Islamic Jihad, is said to be running for the presidency of the West Bank.
Israel foreign minister, Avigdor Lieberman, appeared to threaten the Palestinians on Tuesday if they continued with plans to take Israel to the International Criminal Court over settlements in the West Bank.
December 11, 2012
The Egyptian folk legend is looking for another big hitter with his latest release, 'Down with Israel'.
Jordanian actress Saba Mubarak's latest film, 'Mamlakt Al Naml' (Ant Kingdom) might be enjoying rave reviews but the starlet has admitted that a performance that good doesn't come easy.
Following his first ever trip to Gaza, exiled Hamas leader, Khaled Meshaal, promises to heal rifts between the two parties.
December 10, 2012
Arab states agreed to provide the Palestinian Authority with a $100 million monthly “financial safety net” to help President Mahmoud Abbas’ government cope with an economic crisis after the UN granted de facto statehood to Palestine, Reuters reported.
In response to Israel withholding funds from Palestine, Arab states step in to offer a "financial safety net".
December 8, 2012
In his first visit to Gaza, the exiled Hamas leader told supporters 'statehood will be the fruit of resistance, not negotiations'.