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.
Foreign aid alone is not enough to rescue Gaza from its deepening humanitarian crisis, the World Bank said in a new report on Thursday.
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.
Britain has rejected a Palestinian request for an apology over the 1917 Balfour Declaration that paved the way for the creation of Israel.
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.
US President Donald Trump will host Palestinian leader Mahmoud Abbas, as the president looks to revive the Middle East peace effort.
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.
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.
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 politicians have kicked off their campaign for parliamentary elections next month — and the biggest campaign issue is voter apathy