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The rights body warned that the practice by FIFA countered the human rights obligations, which it has pledged to uphold
September 26, 2016 - 12:08 GMT
Human Rights Watch says the world's football governing body, FIFA, has been sponsoring football matches played on “stolen” land in the occupied West Bank.
Hamas supporters wave flags during a rally in Gaza. (AFP/File)
September 26, 2016 - 08:00 GMT
Khalid Mashaal also hinted he would not stand for reelection in Hamas' internal elections next year.
Palestinian prisoner Yasser Thiyab Hamduna died of a stroke on Sunday in an Israeli prison. (AFP/File)
September 25, 2016 - 13:00 GMT
Yasser Thiyab Hamduna died of a stroke in an Israeli prison, and was previously severely beaten by prison guards.
While exiting the Max Mara show at Milan Fashion Week, American fashion model, Gigi was lifted into the air by a bearded man in a wide-brimmed hat and reflective sunglasses. (YouTube)
September 25, 2016 - 08:08 GMT
While exiting the Max Mara show at Milan Fashion Week, American fashion model, Gigi was lifted into the air by a bearded man in a wide-brimmed hat and reflective sunglasses.
“Sand Storm” will be released in the United States on Wednesday, starting at New York City’s Film Forum.(Sundance)
September 25, 2016 - 08:00 GMT
In a historic first, Israel has selected a film entirely in Arabic to represent the country at the Academy Awards.
A Palestinian girl stands outside an Israeli jail. (AFP/File)
September 25, 2016 - 07:00 GMT
Some of the minors were held under administrative detention or had to pay a large fine to be released.
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)
September 25, 2016 - 06:00 GMT
Al-Qadi ended his hunger strike on Wednesday, along with fellow prisoners Muhammad and Mahmoud al-Balboul, after an agreement with the Israeli prisons services not to renew their administrative detentions.
Palestinian students in checkered keffiyehs holding axes. (photo: AFP)
September 23, 2016 - 15:28 GMT
The "knife intifada" was thought to be over. Turns out, it isn't.
Last year the Rafah crossing was closed for 344 days, but in 2016 it has been open more regularly, though still severely restricted. (AFP/File)
September 23, 2016 - 14:00 GMT
Egypt opened the crossing on Sunday to allow pilgrims to return home after Eid al-Adha.
Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas. (AFP photo)
September 23, 2016 - 12:28 GMT
"Britain gave, without any right, authority or consent from anyone, the land of Palestine to another people."
President of the State of Palenstine Mahmoud Abbas addresses the United Nations General Assembly at UN headquarters, September 22, 2016 in New York City. (AFP/Drew Angerer)
September 23, 2016 - 10:00 GMT
The President of the Palestinian Authority accused Israel of evading international initiatives aimed at ending the occupation.
Natalie Rantissi in her traditional Palestinian costume. (Hajjajcartoons.com)
September 22, 2016 - 13:42 GMT
The beauty pageant is set to take place in October.
It's all happening this week. (Facebook)
September 21, 2016 - 19:00 GMT
It's all happening this week.
A Palestinian woman takes part in a demonstration outside the Red Cross offices in Gaza City. (AFP/File)
September 21, 2016 - 17:00 GMT
Muhammad Balboul, 26, has refused food since July 7, while his 23-year-old brother Mahmoud had been on hunger strike since July 5, and 25-year-old Malik al-Qadi declared his hunger strike on July 16.
Israeli border guards shot a young teenage girl in the legs for not stopping at a checkpoint in the West Bank. (AFP/File)
September 21, 2016 - 12:00 GMT
A 13-year-old girl was shot in the legs at the Eliyahu checkpoint when she did not stop.
Israeli security forces fire tear gas canisters to disperse Palestinian protesters during a demonstration. (AFP/File)
September 21, 2016 - 10:00 GMT
Seven Palestinians have been killed by Israeli forces in Hebron since Thursday, after a period of relative calm since a wave of unrest spread across the occupied territory nearly a year ago, which has seen 230 Palestinians killed by Israelis and 32 Israelis killed by Palestinians.