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No timeframe for Palestinian president Abbas discharge: hospital

Ramallah - Palestinian president Mahmud Abbas remained in hospital for a third day Tuesday with pneumonia, with a hospital spokeswoman saying there was as yet no timeframe for his discharge.

Three Palestinians wounded in Monday protests die: Gaza ministry

Gaza - Three Palestinians have died from their wounds days after being shot by Israeli troops during protests in the Gaza Strip, the territory's health ministry said Saturday.

Hamas head to lead new Gaza border protests Friday

Gaza - The leader of Gaza's ruling movement Hamas announced he would go Friday to the Israeli border to take part in fresh protests, four days after 60 Palestinians were killed in violence.

Gaza demonstration: peaceful protest or Hamas-led attack?

Ramallah - On Monday 60 Palestinians were killed along the Israel-Gaza border, with critics saying the Jewish state's soldiers fired indiscriminately on thousands of protesters.

Hamas official says 50 members killed this week on Gaza border

Gaza - A senior member of Gaza's Hamas rulers has said that all but a dozen of the 62 Palestinians killed by Israeli fire during Gaza border protests this week were members of the Islamist group.

Gaza violence puts Palestinian cause back on global agenda

Gaza - Weeks of mass protests and deadly violence on the Gaza-Israel border have put the Palestinian cause back on the global agenda, but questions remain over whether the impact will last.

Palestinians recall envoys to 4 EU nations after US embassy move

Ramallah - The Palestinian Authority has recalled its envoys to Romania, the Czech Republic, Hungary and Austria after their ambassadors attended an Israeli reception marking the US embassy's move to Jerusalem, it said Wednesday.

Palestinian killed by Israeli fire along Gaza border: ministry

Gaza - A Palestinian was killed by Israeli fire on Tuesday amid renewed sporadic clashes on the Gaza Strip border, the Gazan health ministry said, a day after dozens died in the bloodiest day in years.

Five questions on the Gaza border protests

Gaza - More protests are planned along the Gaza Strip's border with Israel on Tuesday, a day after Israeli forces killed 60 Palestinians during demonstrations and clashes.

Clashes erupt along Gaza-Israel border ahead of US embassy inauguration

Gaza - Clashes erupted along the Gaza Strip's border with Israel on Monday between Palestinians and Israeli forces ahead of the controversial inauguration of the US embassy in Jerusalem, AFP journalists reported.

Hamas leader heads to Cairo ahead of Gaza protests

Gaza - The head of Gaza's Islamist rulers Hamas left for Cairo on Sunday, sources in the movement said, a day before major protests are expected in the enclave over Washington's controversial Jerusalem embassy move.

Israelis shoot dead Palestinian in Gaza border protests

Gaza - Israeli soldiers shot dead a Palestinian man on Friday during a seventh week of protests on the Gaza border, the enclave's health ministry said.

Ultra-Orthodox population grows in Israeli settlements

Palestinian - In the streets of the Israeli settlement of Beitar Illit, most men wear the traditional black suits of the ultra-Orthodox, a familiar sight in the strictly religious Jewish neighbourhoods of nearby Jerusalem.

Expelled HRW official accuses Israel of trying to silence criticism

Ramallah - The head of Human Rights Watch in Israel on Wednesday accused the country of seeking to "silence" criticism, after the Jewish state gave him two weeks to leave.

Israel troops shoot dead 3 Gaza infiltrators: army

Gaza - Three Palestinians were killed when they tried to infiltrate Israel from the Gaza Strip on Sunday, the Israeli army said, the latest shootings linked to tensions along the border.

Palestinian president apologises over alleged anti-Semitic remarks

Ramallah - Palestinian president Mahmud Abbas apologised Friday over alleged anti-Semitic comments that drew global condemnation.

Abbas reelected head of Palestine Liberation Organization

Ramallah - President Mahmud Abbas was reelected head of the Palestine Liberation Organization Friday, as the veteran leader seeks to strengthen his control over politics in the occupied West Bank.

Palestinian teen dies of wounds fromĀ Israel-Gaza border shooting: ministry

Gaza - A Palestinian teenager has died of his wounds a day after being shot by Israeli forces in clashes along the Gaza border, the Hamas-controlled territory's health ministry said Saturday.

Israeli gunfire in spotlight after hundreds wounded in Gaza

Gaza - When Palestinian Mohammed al-Mughari was shot by an Israeli sniper on the Gaza border, it left a hole in his leg so big he says he could fit a finger into it.

Three Palestinians killed in fresh Gaza-Israel border protests

Gaza - Three Palestinians were shot dead Friday as thousands demonstrated along the border between Gaza and Israel for a fifth consecutive week of rallies dubbed the Great March of Return.
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