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Al-Qiq was one of a number of prominent Palestinian hunger strikers in 2016, who included the Balboul brothers who went without food for 77 and 79 days, Malik al-Qadi for 68 days, Bilal Kayid for 71 days. (AFP/File)
February 25, 2017 - 16:00 GMT
Al-Qiq declared a hunger strike for the second time on Feb. 6 after being sentenced to administrative detention -- an Israeli policy of internment without charge or trial based on undisclosed evidence and used almost exclusively against Palestinians.
A Palestinian family, whose house was demolished by Israeli bulldozers, walk past a tent on April 21, 2015 in the southern West Bank. (AFP/File)
February 24, 2017 - 06:00 GMT
“Khan al-Ahmar is one of the most vulnerable communities in the West Bank, struggling to maintain a minimum standard of living in the face of intense pressure from the Israeli authorities to move to a planned relocation site.”
Hardy plays with Palestinian children during a January trip to the West Bank. (MAP)
February 23, 2017 - 16:28 GMT
Jeremy first travelled to the West Bank in 2002. After making a return visit in January, he sat down with The New Arab to reflect on his experiences.
Dounia got her claws out, ready for a fight. (Filfan)
February 23, 2017 - 14:53 GMT
She got her claws out, ready for a fight.
King Abdullah II of Jordan and Egypt's President Abdel Fattah al-Sisi. (File photo)
February 23, 2017 - 11:00 GMT
The comments come as the US has seemingly pivoted away from the two-state solution.
A Palestinian boy sits on the rubble of a destroyed building following an Israeli air strike in the center of Gaza City on July 22, 2014. (AFP/file)
February 23, 2017 - 09:00 GMT
Five European parliamentarians said Wednesday that Israeli authorities had prevented them from entering the Gaza Strip.
Among several economic measures, the government has recently decided to raise the renewal fees of passports for Gazan residents in Jordan from JD25 to JD200. (File photo)
February 23, 2017 - 08:00 GMT
Jordan's decision to extend the validity of Gazans’ temporary passports from two to five years follows the announcement of a steep price hike from JD25 to JD200 for their renewal or replacement.
A general view taken on May 16, 2016 shows graffiti in Gaza City commemorating the
February 22, 2017 - 14:00 GMT
The fisherman was hospitalized after being shot in the back while out at sea.
The last three Israeli operations – Operation Protective Edge, Operation Pillar of Defense and Operation Cast Lead – have led to the destruction of over 80,000 structures in Gaza. [AFP]
February 22, 2017 - 11:16 GMT
Nour Buhaisi, Aya Abu Hashish, Rahma Ashour, and Angham Elmadhoun have created a type of concrete with double the durability by simply recycling.
A Palestinian protester climbs Israel’s controversial separation barrier during clashes with Israeli security forces following a demonstration against Israeli settlements and its separation wall, in the West Bank village of Nilin. [AFP]
February 22, 2017 - 08:43 GMT
Protesters climb the illegal wall and pry open gate as a sign of resistance.
Israeli military incursions inside the besieged Gaza Strip and near the
February 21, 2017 - 14:00 GMT
The head of the union of Gaza fishermen, Nizar Ayyash, told Ma'an that Israeli forces had detained Umran Saber Bakr, Mahmoud Saber Bakr, Abdullah Saber Bakr, Thabet Abd al-Raziq Bakr, and Omar Muhammad Bakr, and took them to the port of Ashdod in southern Israel.
Gazan Jumana Daoud carries her 7-month-old daughter Maryam at Makassed Hospital in East Jerusalem on February 20, 2017 as they meet for the first time since the baby’s premature birth. [AFP/Ahmad Gharabli]
February 21, 2017 - 12:51 GMT
Jumana Daoud has finally held her infant Mariam, born premature, for the first time ever.
Israeli soldier Elor Azaria, who has been charged with manslaughter for shooting an incapacitated Palestinian stabbing suspect in Hebron, is seen in a military court, March 29, 2016. (AFP/File)
February 21, 2017 - 12:08 GMT
20-year-old Israeli soldier Elor Azarya executed Abd al-Fattah al-Sharif as he lay injured on the ground.
Jordan’s recent economic measures also increased fees for five-year passports for citizens from JD20 to JD50. (Pinterest)
February 21, 2017 - 06:38 GMT
Gazan holders of temporary Jordanian passports must now pay JD200 instead of JD25 to issue or renew a passport every two years, making it the most expensive passport in the world.
Photograph of the Israeli settlement of Har Homa, East Jerusalem.
February 19, 2017 - 09:55 GMT
Activists demand formal apology for the 1917 letter that wrecked Palestine for the subsequent century.
Trump and Netanyahu shake hands at recent press conference [Byline / Source / Credit
Saul Loeb / AFP]
February 16, 2017 - 12:55 GMT
Despite the outrage and worry of two-state proponents, some claim the ‘solution’ has been dead for years.