Mike Pompeo became the first top US diplomat to visit an illegal Israeli settlement. He also said that the US government had historically been wrong about settlements and it could be done in a lawful manner
The PA had cut ties with Israel in May after it announced plans to annex parts of the West Bank. The proposal for restoration of relations comes after assurances by Israel of a return to the status quo before May
Representatives from both the groups met in Turkey and finalized the deal to hold the first Palestinian elections after 2006. The voting will take place in all occupied territories, including eastern Jerusalem.
The meeting is a follow-up of an earlier meeting in which their general secretaries took part earlier this month. The factions have agreed to adhere to a principle of peaceful transfer of power on the basis of fresh elections
In a press conference, senior Hamas official Salah al-Bardawil called for unity among all Palestinians amid increased threats against Palestinian sovereignty and land
This is the seventh time that Adnan Ghaith is being incarcerated in the past 18 months. On Friday, Israeli forces arrested Fadi al-Hidmi, the PA minister of Jerusalem affairs
Activists, journalists and women were picked up by the Israeli forces and placed under administrative detention in the latest crackdown
Massive protests and demonstrations have accompanied the strike in Hebron, in which three Palestinians suffered injuries by live gunfire, and dozens more were subjected to tear gas-induced suffocation
77 Palestinians were injured by Israeli security forces in the protests held across the occupied Palestinian territories. The Palestinians burnt effigies of US president Donald Trump and Israeli prime minister Benjamin Netanyahu
The economic component of the ‘deal of the century’ is expected to be announced at the summit. Palestinians say any proposal which does not address Israeli occupation is unacceptable.
The conference, which will be co-hosted by the US and Bahrain, seeks to detail the economic component of the Trump administration’s ‘deal of the century’
Palestinians are planning to intensify protests in response to Israel’s failure to honor its promises made during the ceasefire negotiations in November. On Friday, protesters were attacked by Israeli soldiers. Two teenagers were killed