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Thousands of children have been injured in Gaza protests according to an international aid group, with concerns that more will be exposed to increased risks of violence a protests continue.

The Israeli army has notified Palestinians that it will be confiscating privately owned Palestinian land in Nablus to benefit illegal settlements.

Palestinian officials denounce Israel bill to withhold prisoners' funds

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Palestinian officials denounce Israel bill to withhold prisoners' funds

Palestinian officials have denounced an Israeli draft law that allows Tel Aviv to withhold funds to the Palestinian Authority over its payments to prisoners and their families.

Abbas apologises for anti-Semitic comment after outrage

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Abbas apologises for anti-Semitic comment after outrage

Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas apologised after saying Jews provoked the Holocaust through their socioeconomic status in Europe earlier ...

Abbas reaffirms leadership as PLO chief despite decreasing popularity

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Abbas reaffirms leadership as PLO chief despite decreasing popularity

A Palestinian National Council meeting boycotted by Hamas and the leftist PFLP reaffirmed Abbas as the head of the PLO as a growing number of ...

Florence Dixon

Censorship, threats, death: Palestinian journalism under triple threat

The killing of two Palestinian journalists during Gaza's Great Return Marches sheds light on the three-fold danger facing truthful Palestinian reporting.

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New deal has West Bank control its power supply

Up until now most of the West Bank's three million Palestinians relied on Israel for electricity.

Sophia Akram

The wrong story: Palestine, Israel and the media

Book review: Greg Shupak's new book is a highly relevant and necessary account of how the media is feeding us the wrong story on Israel and ...

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Is the PA 'cleansing' the public sector of opposition?

The PA has forced hundreds of public sector workers into early retirement, in what many fear is an attempt to banish opponents.

Hamas accuses <em>PA</em> over 'assassination attempt' on prime minister

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Hamas accuses PA over 'assassination attempt' on prime minister

Gaza's Islamist leaders Hamas has publicly accused the rival Palestinian Authority (PA) of planning an assassination attempt against ...

Mohammed Arafat

Cutting salaries is a crime, Gaza PA employees say

Mahmoud Abbas is trying to cultivate a backlash against Hamas, but cutting salaries is making him just as unpopular in Gaza as the Islamist ...

Palestinian envoy: No peace plan without East Jerusalem capital

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Palestinian envoy: No peace plan without East Jerusalem capital

'No state without East Jerusalem its capital': Palestinian ambassador to the US Husam Zomlot reiterated the centrality of Jerusalem, Gaza and ...

'Reconciliation talks' left Palestinians more divided than ever

Ali Adam

'Reconciliation talks' left Palestinians more divided than ever

In-depth: Egyptian-brokered reconciliation talks between Fatah and Hamas left divisions in the Palestinian national movement even more ...

Amid aid cuts, Gaza NGOs in 'catastrophic crisis'

Ahmed Alnaouq

Amid aid cuts, Gaza NGOs in 'catastrophic crisis'

In-depth: The local Gazan NGO sector is in crisis due to the Israeli occupation, a lack of funding and political divisions between Palestinian ...

Mental health suffers as Gaza is choked

Soraya Boyd

Mental health suffers as Gaza is choked

In-depth: Up to 20 percent of Gaza's population may have developed serious mental health conditions, with 360,000 people requiring mental health ...

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PA accused of withholding payment from Gaza staff

The Palestinian Authority has reportedly not paid salaries to its staff members in Gaza, while their counterparts in the West Bank have received their pay.

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Palestinians prepare 'right of return' rallies along Gaza border

The demonstrations will culminate in a mass march on 15 May to draw attention to the plight of hundreds of thousands of Gazans whose relatives ...

Mohammed Arafat

US embassy move could spark 'something big and dangerous'

In-depth: The US embassy opening in May that will coincide with the anniversary of the Nakba is just one of a plethora of reasons Gaza is ...

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Palestinians demand US ambassador Friedman added to 'terror list'

A new Palestinian report criticises the US ambassador to Israel, David Friedman, for promoting "ethnic cleansing and black racism".

US to cut funding for Palestinians over 'martyr payments'

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US to cut funding for Palestinians over 'martyr payments'

US lawmakers say the funding cuts will continue unless the Palestinian Authority ends its controversial "martyr payments" to families of those ...

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Hamas names suspect in Palestinian prime minister assassination attempt

Hamas has named a suspect believed to be responsible for the blast targeting the Palestinian prime minister.

Mahmoud Abbas calls US ambassador 'son of a dog'

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Mahmoud Abbas calls US ambassador 'son of a dog'

Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas has lashed out against US President Donald Trump's policies with a personal insult against David Friedman.

Hamas shuts Qatari cell provider in Gaza

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Hamas shuts Qatari cell provider in Gaza

Hamas shut down the offices of Wataniya Mobile for refusing to cooperate in an investigation into the assassination attempt of Palestinian Prime ...

Palestinian Authority denounces 'settler railway'

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Palestinian Authority denounces 'settler railway'

Palestinian officials have slammed an Israeli initiative to build a railway network between settlements as a 'serious escalation' of the ...

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