For the first time ever, Palestine's national football team has overtaken Israel's in the international football federation's rankings.
November 24, 2017 - 22:46 GMT
For the first time ever, Palestine's national football team has overtaken Israel's in the international football federation's rankings.
Palestinians look on after major settlement expansion was announced in the days following US President Donald Trump's January 20 inauguration (AFP/THOMAS COEX)
November 22, 2017 - 09:32 GMT
On Nov. 22, 1967, the U.N. Security Council called for Israel to withdraw from the territories seized during the Six Day War but 50 years on the occupation in Palestine is more pervasive than ever before.
“These children are being denied a future
November 21, 2017 - 20:00 GMT
On the anniversary of Universal Children’s Day, international NGO Save the Children released a statement highlighting ongoing the rights violations of Palestinian children in the occupied territory by Israel.
“I is for Intifada, Intifada is Arabic for rising up for what is right, if you are a kid or grownup!” (Twitter)
November 21, 2017 - 13:13 GMT
P is for Palestine, a new children’s book, has caused outrage among some for what they call its incitement to violence and promotion of anti-semitism. But others have countered that those claims display a deliberate misunderstanding of the text and reflect a wider campaign in Israel and further afield to erase Palestinian culture and resistance.
Spain’s Foreign Minister Alfonso Dastis (AFP/File)
November 21, 2017 - 08:56 GMT
Spain’s Foreign Minister on Monday expressed hope that his country would recognize Palestine "in the coming months" in a move to enhance peace efforts in the decades-long Israeli-Palestinian conflict.
Photo: @RamiRabi
November 20, 2017 - 17:00 GMT
@RamiRabi: The #Israel press commented on the progress of the #Palestine football in the newest @FIFAcom World Ranking mentioning all
Photo: The Daily Star/Hasan Shaaban
November 20, 2017 - 13:28 GMT
Yehya Sarris sat on a bench on the sidelines of a football field, watching the players of all ages training for League of the Camps – a tournament between Beirut’s Palestinian football teams that kicked off Sunday.
The U.S. threatened to close the Washington offices of the PLO (AFP)
November 20, 2017 - 08:19 GMT
Palestinian resistance group Hamas on Sunday described the U.S. decision to close the Washington offices of the Palestine Liberation Organization (PLO) as “biased towards Israel”.
The PLO is the officially recognized representative of the Palestinian people (AFP/File)
November 19, 2017 - 07:04 GMT
Palestine has threatened to cut off “all communication” with the U.S. over its warning to close the Washington offices of the Palestine Liberation Organization (PLO).
For the first time in ten years, the Rafah crossing between Gaza and Egypt is manned by security forces loyal to the national unity government of the Palestinian Authority (Said Khatib/AFP)
November 18, 2017 - 10:07 GMT
On Saturday morning Egypt opened that border crossing for a three day period to allow students, valid visa holders and the sick to enter Egypt.
Plans to build 6,500 settlement units in the West Bank have been approved since the beginning of 2017 (AFP)
November 16, 2017 - 14:40 GMT
Palestinians in the West Bank have been dealt another blow after Israel’s Attorney General said that privately-owned Palestinian land could be seized for settler’s use.
Photo: The AFC
November 14, 2017 - 20:05 GMT
Palestine cruised to an 8-1 win that keeps Abdel Nasser Barakat’s side three points clear of Oman at the top of Group D in qualifying for the Finals of the AFC Asian Cup 2019 in the United Arab Emirates.
Gigi Hadid hasn't figured-out the secrets of the universe, believe it or not. (Ovidiu Hrubaru /
November 14, 2017 - 15:31 GMT
Palestinian-Dutch model Gigi Hadid needs to give it all some thought.
The closure was due to continuous rock-throwing by youths of the village (AFP/File)
November 14, 2017 - 08:25 GMT
Israeli forces on Monday punitively sealed off a Palestinian village in the central occupied West Bank, reportedly in retaliation for continuous stone-throwing by youth from the area.
Gigi Hadid and Zayn Malik are a totally normal couple. (Sky Cinema /
November 13, 2017 - 13:42 GMT
Zayn Malik and Gigi Hadid celebrated their two year anniversary on the model's Instagram account.
119 Palestinian-owned structures were demolished by Israel in East Jerusalem since the beginning of the year (AFP/FIle)
November 12, 2017 - 18:00 GMT
A Palestinian from the occupied East Jerusalem neighborhood of Silwan was forced to destroy his own home on Saturday in order to avoid incurring a demolition fee from Israel’s Jerusalem Municipality, which was set to carry out the demolition.