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Palestinians hold banners in support of borther Muhammad and Mahmoud al-Balboul, and Malik al-Qadi, in the West Bank city of Nablus, on 21 September. (AFP/File)
December 07, 2016 - 14:00 GMT
Muhammad, 26, and Mahmoud, 23, were initially detained during an overnight raid on June 9, and were subsequently sentenced to six months of administrative detention -- an Israeli policy of internment without charge or trial based on undisclosed evidence.
The new bill would see  dozens of illegal Israeli outposts in the occupied West Bank retroactively legalized. (AFP/File)
December 06, 2016 - 11:00 GMT
The bill -- passing with 60 voting in favor and 49 against -- would see thousands of dunams of privately-owned Palestinian land seized and dozens of illegal Israeli outposts in the occupied West Bank retroactively legalized.
Gigi Hadid beat her sister Bella to the prize. (Instagram)
December 06, 2016 - 10:27 GMT
Gigi Hadid beat her sister Bella to the prize.
Bella walked the Victoria's Secret show on Saturday. (Instagram)
December 06, 2016 - 09:02 GMT
She walked the Victoria's Secret show on Saturday.
Palestinians hold posters with slogans and portraits of detainees during a demonstration on 10 June, 2014 outside the Red Cross building in Jerusalem in support of Palestinian prisoners who have been on hunger strike for six weeks. (AFP/File)
December 05, 2016 - 09:00 GMT
Israeli use of torture against Palestinian prisoners had dramatically increased the number of disabled prisoners, with many suffering from permanent disabilities due to injuries sustained during violent interrogations.
Since the 2013 military coup against President Mohamed Morsi, Egyptian authorities have cracked down on the tunnels along border with the Palestinian territory. (AFP/File)
December 04, 2016 - 12:00 GMT
The workers had gone missing when a cross-border tunnel collapsed a week ago.
Demolitions of Palestinian structures and homes in the occupied West Bank and East Jerusalem have seen an unprecedented surge this year. (AFP/File)
December 04, 2016 - 10:00 GMT
According to the brothers, they had attempted to obtain a license from the Jerusalem municipality over the past two years, but all their efforts were rejected.
Palestinian protesters hold posters during a demonstration against administrative detention and in support of Palestinian prisoner Bilal Kayed (portraits) on August 24, 2016 at Damascus Gate, a main entrance to Jerusalem's Old City. (AFP/Ahmad Gharabli)
December 04, 2016 - 06:00 GMT
PPS said that Muhammad Ahmad al-Najjar, 32, a husband and father of two from the al-Fawwar refugee camp in the southern occupied West Bank district of Hebron, declared the boycott after being sentenced to a six month stay in Israeli prison without charge or trial.
Palestinian president Mahmoud Abbas. (AFP/File)
December 02, 2016 - 09:00 GMT
Energy Minister Yuval Steinitz said Abbas was an even greater threat to Israel than Yasser Arafat.
Victoria's Secret Angels Bella and Gigi. (Instagram)
December 01, 2016 - 13:00 GMT
Other catwalk stars to storm the stage include Kendall Jenner, Alessandra Ambrosio and Irina Shayk.
Carter brokered a peace between Israel and Egypt at Camp David (Wikimedia Commons)
December 01, 2016 - 12:40 GMT
Responses have been mixed to the former president's words.
Palestinians with Israeli citizenship constitute 20 percent of the population of Israel, and have long been targeted by discriminatory Israeli policies. (AFP/File)
December 01, 2016 - 11:00 GMT
They said that “many, many people complained to the municipality,” which in turn took the matter to the Ministry of Transportation.
Scores of Palestinian prisoners have launched hunger strikes in Israeli prisons to protest various issues, most notably administrative detention. (AFP/File)
December 01, 2016 - 09:00 GMT
Shadid, 20, and Abu Farah, 29, have been on hunger strike for 68 and 69 days respectively, in protest of being placed under administrative detention.
The Coca-Cola beverages produced in the new bottling plant will be distributed in Gazan communities through 18 branded trucks which will move from city-to-city and from village-to-village. (Flickr)
December 01, 2016 - 07:00 GMT
Following a planned future expansion within the next three years, the Gaza plant will eventually employ 270 people, bringing the total number of direct Palestinian jobs across the West Bank and Gaza to more than 750.
According to prisoners rights group Addameer, 7,000 Palestinians were being held in Israeli prisons as of August. (AFP/File)
December 01, 2016 - 06:00 GMT
Kifah Hattab has been held in prison since 2003 after receiving two life sentences for alleged involvement in an armed group during the Second Intifada.