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Palestinians slam Australia's move on Jerusalem

Ramallah - The Palestinian leadership on Saturday described as "irresponsible" Australia's recognition of west Jerusalem as Israel's capital, saying it violated international law.

Israel army razes home of Palestinian attacker in night-long raid

Ramallah - Israeli troops demolished the home of a Palestinian accused of the May killing of a soldier on Saturday, completing a night-long incursion into the Palestinian-controlled city of Ramallah.

Palestinian killed as Israel hunts West Bank shooter

Ramallah - A Palestinian teenager was shot dead on Friday as Israeli forces carried out fresh raids in the occupied West Bank, the health ministry said, as troops searched for a Palestinian who killed two soldiers a day earlier.

Israel raids Ramallah after two soldiers shot dead

Ramallah - A Palestinian shot dead two Israeli soldiers at a bus stop in the occupied West Bank on Thursday, the military said, sparking army raids in the city of Ramallah during which a Palestinian was killed.

Palestinian shot dead by Israeli forces in West Bank

Hebron - A Palestinian was shot dead by Israeli forces on Tuesday near the flashpoint city of Hebron in the south of the occupied West Bank, Palestinian officials said.

Ceasefire puts Qatar's role in Gaza back in spotlight

Gaza - At the end of a dirt track, an imposing new court complex stands as a symbol of Qatar's investment in the Gaza Strip -- back in the spotlight after a controversial ceasefire with Israel.

Latest Gaza flareup: what does it mean?

Gaza - A truce in Gaza has left Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu battling to keep his government afloat after defence minister Avigdor Lieberman walked out in protest.

Palestinian killed by Israeli fire: Gaza ministry

Gaza - A Palestinian was killed by Israeli fire in the border area of the northern Gaza Strip on Wednesday, the enclave's health ministry and a security source said.

Gaza militants announce Egyptian-brokered ceasefire with Israel

Gaza - Palestinian militant groups in the Gaza Strip announced an Egyptian-brokered ceasefire with Israel on Tuesday after a severe escalation of violence threatened to descend into full-blown war.

Israel air strikes hit Gaza after rocket fire, three killed

Gaza - Israeli air strikes in the Gaza Strip killed three Palestinians on Monday after a barrage of rocket fire towards its territory from the enclave, as renewed violence threatened to derail efforts to restore calm.

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 still deadlocked and beset by internal divisions.

Qatari cash reaches Gaza in campaign to ease tensions

Gaza - Palestinian civil servants formed long queues in Gaza on Friday to receive millions of dollars in Qatari-funded salaries, as part of efforts to ease tensions in and around the impoverished territory.

Olive tree sabotage plagues Palestinian farmers

Nablus - Palestinian farmer Mahmud Abu Shinar surveys two rows of severed olive trees -- something he says has become a sadly familiar sight.

Palestinian killed by Israeli fire in border clashes: Gaza ministry

Gaza - A Palestinian was killed by Israeli fire during clashes along the border of the Gaza Strip on Thursday, the health ministry in the coastal enclave said.

Qatar announces aid for Gaza amid Israel truce talks

Gaza - Qatar has announced it will provide temporary support to 50,000 impoverished Gaza families as mediators attempt to broker a truce between the Palestinian territory's Islamist rulers Hamas and Israel.

Quietest Israel-Gaza border protests in months amid truce talks

Gaza - The Israel-Gaza border saw the quietest weekly protests in months Friday, amid reports of a truce agreement between the Jewish state and the strip's Islamist rulers Hamas.

Seven shot in quietest Gaza Friday protests in months

Gaza - Seven Palestinians were shot and wounded by Israeli fire in Gaza Friday, the health ministry in the enclave said, in the quietest weekly border protests there since they began in March.

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 Israel embassy to Jerusalem.

Gaza protest leaders want calmer Friday demo amid truce talks

Gaza - Gaza protest leaders are calling for calmer border demonstrations Friday to give a chance to efforts to reach a long-term truce with Israel after months of deadly unrest, a source in the organising committee said.

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 Netanyahu's surprise visit to the Gulf sultanate last week, official Palestinian media said.
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