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Palestine aims transferral of matter to ICC, say Palestinian media outlets
The Israeli government announced new bids to build 450 settlements over the Green Line
“We didn’t fail; the UN Security Council failed us,” says Mahmoud Abbas
Egypt should take action “to stop the occupation’s violations” as peace agreement sponsor, says Haniyeh
Death comes less than a week after confrontation between Israeli troops and West Bank protesters led to the death of a Palestinian minister
John Kerry set to meet Benjamin Netanyahu Monday to discuss recent developments before UN Security Council meeting
Oscar-nominated production team forced to relocate new film to Jordan
Tony Blair, Shoukry discuss Palestine amid rising tensions
Shooting of Orwa Hammad is the second by the IDF in the West Bank in eight days
Foreign ministry issued similar condemnation last week
Ministry condemns storming of Al-Aqsa Mosque compound and attack on Nablus mosque
International community representatives at the Gaza Reconstruction Conference in Cairo called Sunday for a lasting solution to the Gaza conflict to avoid another turn in the cycle of destructive conflict. President Abdel Fattah Al-Sisi reiterated Egypt’s support for Palestine as he opened the conference, emphasising to Israel that it is “time to end the conflict”. …
Egypt and Norway are co-hosting the conference in conjunction with US Secretary of State John Kerry, Middle East Quarter envoy Tony Blair, and UN Secretary General Ban Ki-moon among the attendees.
Palestinian death toll over 650, mass displacements, airstrikes, and shelling continue
The Israeli military opened airstrikes on Gaza after three missing teenage Israeli setters are found dead in the West Bank
Meshaal said the Palestinian Authority should abandon security coordination with Israel.
The Egyptian Foreign Ministry warned its Israeli counterparts Thursday against ongoing military operations in the occupied Palestinian territories, citing concerns over the “repercussions of continuing Israeli military operations”. The operations come as part of Israel’s expanded search for three kidnapped Israeli teenagers, and have included air strikes, raids, and dozens of arrests of Palestinians. Israel …
By Fadi Elhusseini Palestinian success in burying a seven-year division has surpassed its domestic effects and has, without a doubt, regional and international implications. With the Palestinian unity government, the relationships between the Palestinians and Israelis on one side and the Palestinians, their Arab neighbours and the international community on the other side will experience …
Gaza’s Islamist rulers and the Western-backed Palestine Liberation Organisation, which is dominated by Abbas’s secular Fatah party, signed a surprise reconciliation agreement in April to end years of rivalry.
This is the first time the committee has convened in nine years and comes ahead of talks at the level of the foreign ministers
Foreign minister meets Fatah member ahead of renewed Palestinian reconciliation efforts
Rosenfeld said there had been no casualties but that two settlers had later been arrested.
Abbas and Fahmy discussed the ongoing final status negotiations and the “obstacles” involved in the process
Israel has moved to demolish “wildcat” settlement outposts in the occupied West Bank, which normally consist of a few makeshift dwellings set up by extremist Jewish settlers on Palestinian territory.
The Palestinian sources said Israeli soldiers entered the camp in the northern West Bank city to arrest Hamza Abu Alheja, 20, a member of the military wing of Hamas, the Ezzedine al-Qassam Brigades.
Obama and Abbas meet in Washington as negotiations deadline looms
PA negotiations with Israel could combat polarisation and extremism, says the foreign ministry
Current Palestinian leaders have opposed recognising Israel as a Jewish state, fearing this could threaten the rights of non-Jewish Arabs living in Israel, who make up some 20% of the population, as well as other religious minorities.
Fatah says Hamas “does not have the right” to decide if Egypt is to sponsor Palestinian reconciliation talks
Current Israeli policy bars Gazans from travelling to the West Bank except in extremely rare circumstances.