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Prime Minister of Sweden Stefan Loefven and Palestinian Authority President Mahmoud Abbas hold a joint press conference in Stockholm on Feb. 10, 2015. (AFP/Jonathan Nackstrand)
April 26, 2015 - 15:13 GMT
The two missionaries have been reunited with their families in Sweden, the country's foreign ministry said Sunday.
Palestinian fishermen are routinely fired upon by Israel's navy, despite remaining well within the 20-nautical-mile zone allocated during the 1993 Oslo Accords. (AFP/File)
April 26, 2015 - 11:14 GMT
Israeli security forces opened fire on Palestinian fishermen near Gaza City's shores, causing damage to at least two boats.
Sweden's Foreign Minister Margot Wallstroem personally thanked Palestinian and Jordanian authorities for helping secure the release of both hostages in Syria. (AFP/File)
April 26, 2015 - 07:24 GMT
Two Swedish men were freed by Al Qaeda's Nusra Front in Syria with the help of negotiations through Palestinian and Jordanian authorities.
Palestinian youths in East Jerusalem throw stones at Israeli security forces following the shooting of a 16-year-old who allegedly attacked a soldier with a knife overnight, April 25, 2015. (AFP/File)
April 26, 2015 - 07:01 GMT
Palestinian protesters clashed with Israeli police in East Jerusalem Saturday following the shooting of an Arab teen.
When the factory began, two employees managed two looms to produce the famous black-and-white patterned headscarf.
April 26, 2015 - 06:55 GMT
In the face of strong competition from China, the traditional, locally produced Palestinian headscarf has put up a show of resistance
Palestiniadi sports program for children (picture courtesy of UNRWA.org)
April 25, 2015 - 21:00 GMT
The United Nations Relief and Works Agency (UNRWA), in partnership with UNICEF, launched today Palestiniadi, a three-day sports event for children and youth in Palestine refugee camps and gatherings in Lebanon.
Israeli soldiers search a car at a checkpoint in Hebron. Image used for illustrative purposes. (Menahem Kahana/AFP/File)
April 25, 2015 - 14:55 GMT
A 17-year-old Palestinian was shot dead at the Al-Zayyim checkpoint in occupied East Jerusalem after allegedly attempting to stab checkpoint officers just before midnight on Friday.
Israeli tanks near the border with the Gaza Strip during the summer 2014 war, which left over 2,000 Palestinians dead, mostly civilians.  (AFP/File)
April 24, 2015 - 09:07 GMT
Israeli tanks strike northern Gaza Strip following Thursday rocket fire, no casualties reported.
Israeli soldiers fire a gun salute during a Memorial Day ceremony to commemorate the fallen soldiers at the Mount Herzl military cemetery in Jerusalem on April 22, 2015. (AFP/Ammar Awad)
April 22, 2015 - 18:19 GMT
Violence marred a public memorial ceremony on Wednesday, showing tensions between the city's ultra-orthodox and Zionist communities.
Crowds of Palestinians carried the body of Muhammed Abu Khdeir to mosque on July 4, 2014 (File-AFP)
April 22, 2015 - 10:48 GMT
Family of Palestinian teen murdered by Jewish extremists asks Israeli government to remove name from terror memorial
Assaf is a star in every sense of the word. (Image: Ftp.alsiasi.com)
April 22, 2015 - 10:01 GMT
A timeline on why Assaf made it onto Arabian Business's "100 Most Powerful Arabs Under 40" list this year.