The United Nations agency for Palestinian refugees says a Gaza staffer suspected of being elected to the Islamic militant Hamas group’s leadership no longer works for the agency.
Hamas's military wing has produced a new video that suggests two Israeli soldiers missing in action during the last war in Gaza in 2014 are alive and in its custody.
Dozens of Israeli settlers organised barbecues outside a jail where Palestinian prisoners are holding a hunger strike, saying they hope the smell of grilled meat will 'increase' the detainees' suffering.
As problems overwhelm Gaza, the closure of the Rafah crossing is overlooked writes Arafat
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.
Hamas, who control Gaza, and the Fatah-dominated Palestinian Authority, have for years blamed each other for an electricity crisis in the besieged coastal enclave.
HRW has urged Egyptian authorities to 'immediately disclose' whether they are or were holding four Palestinian men from Gaza affiliated with Hamas whose whereabouts are unknown.
Mahmoud Abbas says he will take 'unprecedented steps' to end the political division between his West Bank based autonomy government and the Hamas run Gaza Strip.
Ahmad Attoun was detained by the Israeli army in the early hours of Wednesday, after his home was 'brutally' raided in Al-Bireh.