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Pictures published of 'walking Abbas' to allay health rumours

22 May, 2018

Pictures and video of 83-year-old Palestinian President Mahmous Abbas walking around the wards and reading a newspaper were published late Monday, in an apparent attempt to calm rumors.

Abbas' health sees 'clear improvement': lawmaker

21 May, 2018

The ailing Palestinian leader made his third hospital visit this week, raising questions about a chaotic and possibly bloody succession battle.

Gazan sets himself on fire days after Israeli massacre

20 May, 2018

The Palestinian Authority employee and father of two was reportedly angry over a salary freeze imposed on Gaza staff.

Palestinian president Mahmoud Abbas hospitalised with fever

20 May, 2018

Abbas, a heavy smoker, has a long history of health issues, with no clear successor identified.

Muslim leaders call for international force to protect Palestinians

19 May, 2018

The OIC also said Washington was complicit in the "crimes" of Israel and "emboldened" its government by moving its embassy from Tel Aviv to Jerusalem.

Trump administration to reveal MidEast peace plan 'next month'

19 May, 2018

Palestinian willingness to even consider a US peace plan would require anger to subside considerably in the coming weeks.

Palestine recalls four ambassadors after Jerusalem embassy move celebrations

16 May, 2018

The Palestinian foreign ministry has recalled its ambassadors from four European countries that had ignored EU protocol and celebrated the US embassy move in Jerusalem.

Sudan police flog woman for 'marrying without father's consent'

16 May, 2018

A Sudanese woman was reportedly lashed 75 times by police in Omdurman for marrying without the consent of her father.

Palestine envoy to Washington recalled over Jerusalem embassy move

15 May, 2018

At least 61 Palestinians died on Monday after Israeli forces fired at demonstrators protesting the new US embassy in Jerusalem.

Gaza toll rises to 60 with more protests planned

15 May, 2018

Fresh protests were expected on Tuesday a day after Israeli forces shot dead 60 Palestinians protesting along the Gaza border against the US embassy opening in Jerusalem

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