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Israel destroys family apartments of accused Palestinian killer

Hebron - Israeli forces destroyed two apartments in the occupied West Bank on Friday that housed the family of a Palestinian accused of killing an Israeli woman in February, the army said.

Trump peace plan likely to not grant Palestine statehood

Washington - The final version of president Donald Trump's Middle East peace plan has not been completed according to officials. However, indications are that the plan will probably give Israel all it wants with Palestinians getting little or nothing.

Palestinian ministers sworn in again after oath foul-up

Ramallah - Palestinian government ministers were sworn in for a second time on Sunday after a lawyer noticed that the oath they took the day before had been missing a phrase.

Abbas loyalists dominate new Palestinian government

Ramallah - Incoming Palestinian prime minister Mohammad Shtayyeh announced his new cabinet Saturday alongside president Mahmud Abbas, leaving out the Islamist movement Hamas.Several key positions were unchanged from the previous administration of Rami Hamdallah.

Gaza amputees tackle trauma with football

Kear Darom - When 12-year-old Abdel Rahman Nofel was shot in the leg near the Gaza border, he thought he would never play football again.

Palestinian teen killed by Israeli fire in border clashes: Gaza ministry

Gaza - A Palestinian teenager was shot dead by the Israeli army Friday during renewed clashes on the Gaza border, the health ministry in the Palestinian enclave said.

New Palestinian government to be formed in days: officials

Ramallah - Palestinian prime minister-designate Mohammad Shtayyeh will announce the make-up of his new government in the coming days, Palestinian officials said Monday.

A year of Gaza border protests - key facts

Gaza - Thousands of Palestinian protesters gathered along the Gaza-Israel border on Saturday to mark the first anniversary of mass demonstrations for the right of return for Palestinian refugees.

Palestinian killed by Israel fire ahead of border protests: Gaza ministry

Gaza - A Palestinian was killed by Israeli fire on the Gaza border early Saturday, the territory's health ministry said, hours ahead of planned mass protests.

Four killed as thousands protest at border, but Gaza-Israel truce holds

Gaza - Five rockets were launched from the Gaza Strip into Israel, prompting Israeli tanks to respond by firing on Hamas military posts early Sunday, hours after a massive Palestinian protest along the border between Israel and Gaza.

Gaza, Israel brace for mass border demos

Gaza - Palestinians in Gaza are expected to gather in huge numbers along the barrier separating them from Israel on Saturday, testing a fragile ceasefire only days after a major flareup.

Palestinian medic killed by Israeli fire in West Bank clash: ministry

Ramallah - A Palestinian volunteer medic was killed by Israeli forces during clashes in the occupied West Bank on Wednesday, the Palestinian health ministry said.

Israel strikes Gaza after rare rocket attack near Tel Aviv

Gaza - Israel launched strikes on Hamas targets in Gaza on Monday hours after a rocket from the Palestinian enclave hit a house near Tel Aviv and wounded seven people, leading to fears of a severe escalation.

Two Palestinians killed by Israeli fire in Gaza border clashes: Gaza ministry

Gaza - Two Palestinians were killed by Israeli fire in renewed clashes along the Gaza border Friday, the health ministry in the enclave said.

Lions, other animals to be saved from Gaza zoo: welfare group

Gaza - Forty animals including five lions are to be rescued from squalid conditions in the Gaza Strip, an animal welfare group said on Wednesday.

Two Palestinians killed by Israeli army in West Bank clashes: health ministry

Nablus - Two Palestinians were killed by Israeli forces in clashes near a flashpoint religious site in the occupied West Bank overnight Wednesday, the Palestinian health ministry said.

Hamas crackdown quells Gaza demos, but protest calls persist

Gaza - Gaza has seen regular protests along the Israeli border for the past year, but new demonstrations in recent days have been much less to the liking of the strip's rulers Hamas.

Israel launches dozens of Gaza strikes after rockets target Tel Aviv

Gaza - Israel said Friday its aircraft had struck dozens of Hamas targets in the Gaza Strip overnight in response to rockets from the Palestinian enclave, including rare fire toward its economic capital Tel Aviv.

Palestinian president slams US dropping 'occupied' in report

Ramallah - A spokesman for Palestinian president Mahmud Abbas has criticised a US move to no longer refer to the West Bank, Gaza Strip and Golan Heights as occupied territories in its annual human rights report.

Palestinian who attempted knife attack shot dead by Israeli soldiers: army

Ramallah - A Palestinian who ran at Israeli troops with a knife in the flashpoint city of Hebron in the occupied West Bank on Tuesday was shot dead by soldiers, Israel's army said.
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