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Israel frees Palestinian minister

Fadi al-Hadami walks a free man after Israeli police releases him from custody for violating the country's rules.

Israel unblocks Gaza fuel, expands fishing

Israel allows Gaza fuel deliveries to resume and expands its fishing zone in exchange for calm in the enclave, Israeli and Palestinian officials and a UN source say.

Palestinians reject US peace plan

Senior Palestine Liberation Organisation official Hanan Ashrawi says the Manama conference is 'quite disingenuous'.

US peace plan aims to raise US$50 billion, create 1 million...

The United States reveals that its Middle East peace plan aims to raise more than US$50 billion for the Palestinians and create one million jobs for them within a decade.

Palestinians say US ambassador helps Israel annex part of West Bank

Israel has expanded its settlements while a peace process aimed at resolving the Israel-Palestinian conflict has been stalemated.

Qatar says US needs Palestinians on board for Middle East peace...

Qatar says there is a disconnect between the Palestinians and the United States over a US blueprint aimed at ending the conflict between Israel and the Palestinians.

US envoy says Israel has ‘right’ to annex West Bank land

A US ambassador has just heated up an ongoing conflict with regards to the West Bank stating Israel has some right to annex the area.

Israel restores Gaza fishing zone to ease humanitarian crisis

Israel said it eased fishing restrictions off the blockaded Gaza Strip to prevent deterioration in humanitarian conditions in the Palestinian enclave.

Dr M takes ‘naughty western world’ to task for keeping mum...

There is nothing ambiguous or vague about the plight of the Palestinians, says the prime minister.

Palestinians say not consulted on Bahrain conference

'We were not consulted by any party on the announced meeting to take place in Manama, Bahrain,' says a secretary general of the Palestine Liberation Organization.

Why US is targeting Iran

US targeting of Iran is a grave travesty of justice as the UN’s nuclear inspection agency has reiterated that Iran has complied with the nuclear deal.

Dozens of rockets fired at Israel from Gaza

Israel estimates around 90 rockets has been fired from Palestine, resulting in Israeli airstrikes and rocket launches into Gaza, killing a Palestinian.

Kushner says Mideast plan won’t say ‘two states

Kushner is widely distrusted by the Palestinians for his family ties with Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu.

Palestinians keep up refusal of tax revenues after Israel cuts

Israel collects around US$190 million monthly in customs duties on goods heading to Palestine through Israeli ports.

Netanyahu means war

Trump and Netanyahu are two sides of the same political coin, and will do almost anything to please their conservative bases.

Israel arrests Palestinian governor of Jerusalem

Adnan Gheith has been arrested several times in recent months in connection with an investigation related to a land sale.

Racist rhetoric triumphs in Israeli elections

Former Israeli foreign minister gives a damning appraisal of Benjamin Netanyahu and how his racist rhetoric pushed him to victory again.

German police raid Islamic organisations over suspected Hamas support

The organisations say on their websites that they collect donations for people in Gaza, Somalia, Syria and other countries.

Netanyahu wins Israeli election, reports TV channel

'It is a night of colossal victory,' the 69-year-old Netanyahu told cheering supporters in a late-night speech at Likud headquarters.

Israeli troops wound Palestinians, anniversary rally approaches

Around 200 Palestinians have been killed and thousands injured by Israeli fire at the protests as the demonstrations turned into an often deadly standoff.

Gaza, Israel brace for mass border demos

Hamas has called for one million people to join the demonstrations Saturday at different points along the border.

Palestinian killed by Israeli fire in West Bank clash

The World Health Organization "strongly condemned" the killing in a statement, saying the man was killed while providing care to people injured.

Motion to condemn Israeli attack on Gaza to be discussed by...

Minister says nationwide prayers will also be held to remember those being oppressed in Palestine and to protect the holy sites of Al Quds and Al-Aqsa Mosque.

Israel, Hamas clash over Gaza, then truce reached

After a day of intense cross-border fighting, Palestinian officials say Egypt has mediated a ceasefire, though the frontier did not remain calm for long.