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Blocked by Israel for years, Palestinian mail finally arrives

Jericho - Palestinian postal service employees are working overtime to sort through some 10 tonnes of letters and packages blocked by Israel for up to eight years, Palestinian officials said Tuesday.

Palestinian shot during May US embassy protest dies: ministry

Gaza - A Palestinian shot three months ago in clashes along the Israel-Gaza border has died while being treated in Egypt, the health ministry in Hamas-run Gaza said Monday.

Gaza protest toll rises to three: ministry

Gaza - A 40-year-old Palestinian hit by Israeli fire on the Gaza border died of his wounds on Saturday, taking the death toll from protests the previous day to three, the territory's health ministry said.

Two killed in fresh Gaza protests but Israel-Hamas truce holds

Gaza - Two Palestinians including a medic were killed by Israeli fire on the Gaza border Friday, but away from protests the calm reached after a deadly flare-up between the enclave's rulers Hamas and the Israeli army mainly held.

Israel flattens Gaza building after new rocket fire

Gaza - An Israeli strike flattened a building in Gaza City on Thursday after a rocket landed deep inside the Jewish state, but tensions appeared to lessen following a deadly flare-up of violence over the previous day.

'Mutiny' at UN Palestinian agency in Gaza after job cuts: official

Gaza - Workers have seized partial control of the headquarters of the UN agency for Palestinian refugees in Hamas-run Gaza, its head said Wednesday, accusing their union of "mutiny" over job cuts.

Israeli strike kills 2 Hamas militants in Gaza: officials

Gaza - An Israeli strike on Tuesday killed two militants of the Gaza Strip's ruling Hamas movement after shots were fired at soldiers, Gazan and Israeli officials said.

Hamas leaders to meet in Gaza amid Israel truce reports

Gaza - The leadership of Palestinian Islamist movement Hamas is to convene late Friday for a rare meeting, officials said, amid speculation of a long-term truce between the Gaza Strip's rulers and Israel.

Crowds greet Palestinian teen after release from Israeli prison

Palestinian - Palestinian teenager Ahed Tamimi left prison Sunday and was greeted by crowds of supporters after serving eight months for slapping Israeli soldiers, an episode that made her a symbol of resistance for Palestinians.

Gaza teen dies of wounds from Israeli border fire: ministry

Gaza - A Gaza teenager died of his wounds on Saturday after being shot by Israeli troops during protests along the border, the health ministry in the Hamas-run Palestinian territory said.

Ahed Tamimi, symbol of Mid East conflict, prepares for freedom

Ramallah - A Palestinian teenager jailed by Israel for slapping and kicking Israeli soldiers in the occupied West Bank is to go free on Sunday after eight months behind bars.

Israel to build new settler homes after deadly knife attack

Palestinian - Israel is to build hundreds of new homes in a settlement in the occupied West Bank where a Palestinian stabbed three Israelis, one fatally, Defence Minister Avigdor Lieberman said Friday.

Knife attack kills one Israeli, wounds two others in West Bank

Ramallah - A knife attack by a Palestinian in a West Bank settlement on Thursday killed one Israeli and wounded two others, while the assailant was shot dead, authorities said.

3 Israelis wounded in West Bank knife attack: army

Ramallah - Three Israelis were wounded Thursday in a knife attack in a West Bank settlement close to Ramallah, the Israeli army said. "A terrorist infiltrated into (the Adam settlement) and stabbed three civilians," the army said in a statement.

Hamas vows revenge after Israeli raid kills 3 militants

Gaza - The military wing of Gaza's rulers Hamas on Thursday vowed revenge after Israeli strikes killed three militants in the latest flare-up of violence.

Israeli strikes in Gaza kill three after soldier wounded

Gaza - Israeli strikes killed three Hamas militants in the Gaza Strip on Wednesday after a soldier was wounded by gunfire in a fresh flare-up of violence despite a United Nations-brokered ceasefire deal.

In Gaza and Israel, war fears mount despite truce

Gaza - After seven chaotic and violent hours, quiet returned to the Gaza Strip overnight. Yet on Saturday, civilians in the Palestinian enclave and Israel remained fearful of the potential for a new war.

Gaza truce largely holds after Israeli strikes over soldier death

Gaza - A ceasefire announced by the Palestinian Islamist movement Hamas largely held Saturday after a wave of deadly air strikes across Gaza sparked by the death of an Israeli soldier shot near the border.

Gaza truce holds after Israeli strikes over soldier death

Gaza - A ceasefire announced by Hamas largely held Saturday after a wave of deadly strikes across the Palestinian enclave sparked by the death of an Israeli soldier shot near the border.

Deadly Israeli strikes pound Gaza after soldier killed

Gaza - Israeli forces unleashed a wave of deadly strikes across the Gaza Strip on Friday after a soldier was shot dead along the border.
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