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US President Donald Trump. (AFP)
June 25, 2017 - 18:00 GMT
US President Donald Trump is reportedly considering abandoning Israeli-Palestinian peace negotiations following a "tense" meeting between senior adviser Jared Kushner and Palestinian president Mahmoud Abbas.
Palestinian leader Mahmoud Abbas, right, in a talk with US President's senior advisor and son-in-law Jared Kushner in Ramallah on Wednesday. (AFP)
June 23, 2017 - 14:00 GMT
A meeting held on Thursday between Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas and US President’s Advisors Jared Kushner and Jason Greenblatt was “tense and strained”.
Tamim Barghouti. (Interlink Books)
June 22, 2017 - 09:33 GMT
Tamim Barghouti, the son of poet Mourid and novelist Radwa Ashour, discusses the challenges of translating Arabic poetry into English.
Egypt began to deliver a million litres of fuel to Gaza, in an attempt to ease the Palestinian enclave’s desperate electricity crisis. (AFP)
June 22, 2017 - 06:00 GMT
The Egyptian authorities on Wednesday allowed several trucks laden with industrial fuel into the Hamas-run Gaza Strip to allow the enclave’s only functioning power plant to resume operations following a two-month hiatus.
But Israel has not built a fully-fledged new settlement since the 1990s. (AFP)
June 21, 2017 - 14:00 GMT
Over 600,000 Israelis now live in settlements in the West Bank and east Jerusalem.
June 20, 2017 - 16:00 GMT
According to Israeli rights group Peace Now, the new settlement will be the first official one since 1991.
The Book of Gaza. (Carcanet Press Ltd.)
June 20, 2017 - 10:30 GMT
The complete 2018 PEN Translate Award nominees was released, with Palestinians, Syrians, and women rocking the list. Details inside!
Israeli security forces arrest a Palestinian youth in East Jerusalem. (AFP)
June 18, 2017 - 09:00 GMT
Israeli authorities have rescinded Ramadan permits for Palestinians to enter Jerusalem after an Israeli border policewoman was killed on Friday by three attackers.
Israeli forensic police check the body of a suspected Palestinian assailant outside Damascus Gate in Jerusalem's Old City on June 16, 2017 following an attack. (Thomas Coex/AFP)
June 17, 2017 - 10:00 GMT
Israeli police reported on Friday evening that an attack took place outside the Damascus Gate, saying that one Israeli police officer was critically injured and later succumbed to her wounds, while the three attackers - were shot dead.
The Palestine Book Awards are as exciting as ever! (Middle East Monitor)
June 15, 2017 - 10:31 GMT
The prestigious prize, which seeks to promote English both fiction and nonfiction on Palestine and the Palestinian Cause, has announced its 2017 shortlist. We take a look at the nominees.
Palestine, in red, vs. Oman at Faisal Husseini Stadium near Jerusalem. Palestine won 2-1. (Photo: Palestinian Football Association)
June 14, 2017 - 14:01 GMT
Palestine, in red, vs. Oman at Faisal Husseini Stadium near Jerusalem. Palestine won 2-1. (photo courtesy of the Palestinian Football Association)
Palestine Football Association logo
June 14, 2017 - 00:12 GMT
The dispute centres on six teams from lower divisions of the Israeli league who are based in the West Bank and play their matches there.
A Palestinian girl shops for sweets at the Al-Shati refugee camp in Gaza City during a power outage on June 11, 2017. (Mahmud Hams/AFP)
June 13, 2017 - 18:00 GMT
Egypt extended an offer to Hamas to provide power to the Gaza Strip in exchange for security changes at the border.
Oman football team
June 13, 2017 - 14:28 GMT
Oman football team coach Pim Verbeek expressed confidence of a good showing from the Red Warriors against hosts Palestine in a Group D third-round match of the 2019 AFC Asian Cup qualifiers...
Suits suitably suits-up for celebration. (USA Network)
June 13, 2017 - 09:02 GMT
The stars of TV show "Suits" celebrated
A Palestinian family eats dinner by candlelight at their makeshift home in the Rafah refugee camp, in the southern Gaza Strip, during a power outage on June 11, 2017. (Said Khatib/AFP)
June 13, 2017 - 07:00 GMT
The Israeli security cabinet has approved a 40 percent reduction in Israel’s electricity supply to the besieged Gaza Strip, where Palestinians are already coping with a crippling power crisis and daily, hours-long blackouts, according to Israeli media reports.