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UNRWA Gaza (Twitter)
September 25, 2018 - 11:27 GMT
The World Bank has raised alarm at the deteriorating economic situation in the Gaza Strip amid a crippling Israeli blockade, calling for immediate global action to prevent the “economic collapse” of the Palestinian coastal enclave.
Gaza border protests (Twitter)
September 25, 2018 - 11:23 GMT
A 21-year-old Palestinian was killed and 90 others were injured, on Monday evening, as Israeli forces fired live ammunition at protests in the northern besieged Gaza Strip.
Israeli settlers defile al-Aqsa Mosque (Twitter)
September 25, 2018 - 11:18 GMT
Dozens of Israeli settlers stormed the Al-Aqsa Mosque compound under armed security by Israeli forces, on Tuesday, through the Moroccan Gate and performed Jewish religious prayers.
Palestinian employees of United Nations Relief and Works Agency (UNRWA) take part in a protest against job cuts by UNRWA, in Gaza City. (AFP/ SAID KHATIB)
September 24, 2018 - 14:09 GMT
A general strike on Monday paralyzed operations at the Gaza City office of the UN’s cash-strapped Palestinian refugee agency (UNRWA).
Israeli soldiers manhandles a Palestinian after he was detained during clashes in the West Bank city of Bethlehem. (AFP/FILE)
September 24, 2018 - 09:57 GMT
A 28-year-old Palestinian has been hospitalized over the weekend after Israeli forces assaulted him while traveling through the Allenby bridge crossing, a crossing between Jordan and the occupied West Bank.
A Palestinian protestor hurls a rock during a demonstration at the Erez crossing with Israel on September 18, 2018, in the northern Gaza Strip. (Said KHATIB / AFP)
September 24, 2018 - 07:54 GMT
A peaceful Palestinian demonstrator was killed and 14 others were injured by Israeli soldiers, the Palestinian Health Ministry said on Sunday.
Palestinian president Mahmoud Abbas (AFP)
September 23, 2018 - 13:59 GMT
Palestinian factions have expressed their rejection of President Mahmoud Abbas' comments on his willingness to resume negotiations with Israel, as a determination to continue on a "miserable" course.
Bedouin residents of Khan al-Ahmar (Twitter)
September 23, 2018 - 10:49 GMT
The Israeli Civil (Occupation) Administration ordered on Sunday the Bedouin residents of Khan al-Ahmar village, east of Jerusalem, to demolish their homes and to evacuate the area before the start of October.
Palestinian Minister of Education, Sabri Saydam (Twitter)
September 23, 2018 - 10:19 GMT
Israeli authorities banned on Sunday the Palestinian Minister of Education, Sabri Saydam, from entering the Beit Iksa village, in the central occupied West Bank district of Jerusalem.
Irish Foreign Minsiter Simon Coveney (Twitter)
September 23, 2018 - 09:59 GMT
Ireland may recognize Palestine as a state if talks over a two-state solution with Israel keep failing, the Irish foreign minister said Saturday.
Palestinian president Mahmud Abbas (AFP)
September 23, 2018 - 08:27 GMT
Mahmoud Abbas, whose presidency expired in 2009, is the only Palestinian leader capable of striking a peace deal with Israel, former Israeli prime minister Ehud Olmert claimed, noting he never rejected his proposals.
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September 22, 2018 - 22:16 GMT
The heads of more than 200 Palestinian sports organizations have threatened to boycott sportswear giant Puma over its sponsorship of the Israel Football Association (IFA).
Spain's Foreign Minister Josep Borrell  (Twitter)
September 22, 2018 - 12:24 GMT
Spain is to spearhead a move within the European Union to recognise Palestine as an independent state, the country's foreign minister said on Thursday, adding that if the initiative fails the government is ready to recognise Palestine individually.
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September 21, 2018 - 10:00 GMT
The UN said Thursday that no steps have been taken by Israel to stop the building of illegal settlements in the occupied Palestinian territories.
The Israeli authorities released Palestinian poet, Darin Tatour from jail. (Twitter)
September 20, 2018 - 13:51 GMT
The Israeli authorities released Palestinian poet, Darin Tatour, on Thursday after she completed two months out of her original five month sentence.
Arab League Secretary-General Ahmed Aboul Gheit gestures during a joint conference. (File/AFP)
September 20, 2018 - 11:42 GMT
The Secretary-General of the Arab League, Ahmed Aboul Gheit warned of the deteriorating situation of Palestinians in occupied territories, pointing out that the current situation is cause for concern.