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Fears of blackout after Palestinian Authority cuts Gaza's electricity

27 April, 2017

The Fatah-led Palestinian Authority says it will no longer pay Israel for electricity it supplies to the Gaza Strip, raising fears of a complete power shutdown in the besieged territory.

Gaza plunging deeper into a humanitarian crisis

27 April, 2017

Foreign aid alone is not enough to rescue Gaza from its deepening humanitarian crisis, the World Bank said in a new report on Thursday.

Israeli belligerence casts shadow over Abbas visit to US

26 April, 2017

Analysis: The Palestinian president's Washington visit comes as the Israeli government continues its aggressive tone. He is expected to focus on security, negotiations and aid, writes Daoud Kuttab.

Palestine considers legal action after Britain refuses Balfour apology

26 April, 2017

Britain has rejected a Palestinian request for an apology over the 1917 Balfour Declaration that paved the way for the creation of Israel.

Israeli report claims Abbas will give Hamas ultimatum

25 April, 2017

Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas will ask Hamas to hand Gaza over to the PA or face funding cuts to the besieged enclave, Israeli analyst Avi Issacharoff has claimed.

Trump to host Abbas for Middle East peace talks

19 April, 2017

US President Donald Trump will host Palestinian leader Mahmoud Abbas, as the president looks to revive the Middle East peace effort.

What role for Pakistan in 'Muslim Nato'?

19 April, 2017

Comment: Pakistan's Raheel Sharif was recently appointed head of the Islamic Military Alliance, but Lahore should instead look to play a 'neutral arbiter' role, writes Usaid Siddiqui.

Marwan Barghouti leads 1,600 Palestinian prisoners in mass hunger-strike

17 April, 2017

Jailed Palestinians demand improved visitation rights and access to telephones in one of the biggest acts of resistance by Israel's political prisoners in recent years.

Gaza's sole power plant runs out of fuel

16 April, 2017

The Gaza Strip's only functioning power plant was out of action Sunday after running out of fuel, the head of the territory's electricity provider told AFP.

Algerian campaign haunted by money scandals, low oil prices

15 April, 2017

Algerian politicians have kicked off their campaign for parliamentary elections next month — and the biggest campaign issue is voter apathy

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