Tag: Palestinians

UN Palestinian agency says overcoming Trump funding cuts

Geneva: The United Nations agency for Palestinian refugees has nearly overcome a crippling funding crisis caused by President Donald Trump…

Palestinian killed by Israeli fire: Gaza ministry

Gaza City: A Palestinian was killed by Israeli fire in the border area of the northern Gaza Strip on Wednesday,…

Netanyahu defends Gaza ceasefire after Israeli criticism

Jerusalem: Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu on Wednesday defended his decision to accept a ceasefire after the worst escalation with…

Turkey urges Israel to ‘immediately stop’ Gaza strikes

Ankara: Turkey on Tuesday called on Israel to "immediately stop" strikes against the Gaza Strip, urging the international community to…

Egypt calls on Israel to end military action in Gaza

Cairo: Egypt on Tuesday called on Israel to end its military action in Gaza, after Palestinian militants in the enclave…

Israeli air strikes hit Gaza after rocket fire, Hamas TV destroyed

Gaza City: Israeli air strikes in Gaza killed three Palestinians and destroyed a Hamas TV building on Monday after a…

Clash erupts during Israel operation in Gaza, six dead: officials

Gaza City: An exchange of fire erupted during an Israeli military operation in the Gaza Strip on Sunday, leaving six…

Palestinians mark anniversary of Arafat’s death

Ramallah: Palestinians on Sunday marked 14 years since the death of iconic leader Yasser Arafat, with their campaign for statehood…

Saudi Arabia bars Palestinians from Hajj and Umrah

Tel Aviv: Saudi Arabia has barred over one and a half million Palestinian citizens of Israel from travelling on temporary…

Qatari cash reaches Gaza in campaign to ease tensions

Gaza City: Palestinian civil servants formed long queues in Gaza on Friday to receive millions of dollars in Qatari-funded salaries,…

Family hopes Palestinian-American lawmaker can rein in Trump

Beit Ur al-Foqa: The West Bank family of a Palestinian-American who became one of the first two Muslim women elected…

Palestinian killed by Israeli fire in border clashes: Gaza ministry

Gaza City: A Palestinian was killed by Israeli fire during clashes along the border of the Gaza Strip on Thursday,…

Gaza fisherman killed at sea by Egyptian fire: union

Gaza City: A Palestinian fisherman was killed at sea by Egyptian fire near the Gaza border on Wednesday, the fishermen's…

Netanyahu gives green signal to Death Penalty Bill for Palestinians

Bethlehem: Israeli Prime Minister Binyamin Netanyahu has given a nod for Death Penalty Bill which would make it easier for…

Israel raids office of Palestinian Jerusalem governor

Ramallah: Israeli forces raided the offices of the Palestinian governor of Jerusalem on Sunday, authorities said, after reports of an…

Palestinians slam ‘provocative’ Brazil embassy move to Jerusalem

Ramallah: A senior Palestinian official on Friday condemned Brazilian far-right President-elect Jair Bolsonaro's announcement that he would move his country's…

Quietest Israel-Gaza border protests in months amid truce talks

Gaza City: The Israel-Gaza border saw the quietest weekly protests in months Friday, amid reports of a truce agreement between…

Gaza protest leaders want calmer Friday demo amid truce talks

Gaza City: Gaza protest leaders are calling for calmer border demonstrations Friday to give a chance to efforts to reach…

Netanyahu hails Brazil leader’s plan to move embassy to Jerusalem

Jerusalem: Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu on Thursday hailed as "historic" Brazilian president-elect Jair Bolsonaro's plan to move his country's…

Oman minister visits Ramallah after Netanyahu talks

Ramallah: An Omani minister met Palestinian president Mahmud Abbas on Wednesday and delivered a letter about Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin…