Palestine

Palestinians 'walking away' from talks with Pence snub: United States

Palestinians 'walking away' from talks with Pence snub: United States

The United States accused the Palestinian Authority today of "walking away" from a chance to discuss peace in the Middle East by snubbing Vice President Mike Pence on an upcoming visit.

Dec 11, 2017, 06:47 AM IST
Israeli PM Benjamin Netanyahu faces pressure in Europe amid Jerusalem protests

Israeli PM Benjamin Netanyahu faces pressure in Europe amid Jerusalem protests

Benjamin Netanyahu began a trip to Europe on Sunday facing widespread criticism of the US decision to recognise Jerusalem as the capital of the Jewish state.

Dec 11, 2017, 00:06 AM IST

Saudi-led airstrikes kill 23 civilians including children: Official

The stalemated war has killed more than 10,000 civilians and pushed the Arab world's poorest country to the brink of famine.

Dec 08, 2017, 23:29 PM IST
30 years since first Palestinian intifada erupted

30 years since first Palestinian intifada erupted

On December 8, 1987, four Palestinians from the Gaza Strip`s Jabaliya refugee camp are crushed to death by an Israeli lorry.

Dec 08, 2017, 21:10 PM IST
Second Palestinian killed in anti-Trump clashes in Gaza

Second Palestinian killed in anti-Trump clashes in Gaza

The Israeli army confirmed it had shot two people along the border, accusing them of being "main instigators" of "violent riots."

Dec 08, 2017, 20:47 PM IST
Muslims in Asia protest against Trump''s Jerusalem plan

Muslims in Asia protest against Trump''s Jerusalem plan

Trump said on Wednesday the United States would move its embassy to Jerusalem in the coming years.

Dec 08, 2017, 18:12 PM IST
Vladimir Putin 'deeply concerned' at US Jerusalem move

Vladimir Putin 'deeply concerned' at US Jerusalem move

Russian president Vladimir Putin is "deeply concerned" by Donald Trump's decision to recognise Jerusalem as the Israeli capital, the Kremlin said in a statement on Friday.

Dec 08, 2017, 06:46 AM IST
Palestinian official says US vice president 'not welcome'

Palestinian official says US vice president 'not welcome'

A senior Palestinian official said on Friday that US Vice President Mike Pence was "not welcome in Palestine" during his upcoming regional visit after a White House decision to recognise Jerusalem as Israel's capital.

Dec 08, 2017, 06:42 AM IST
Pope says 'recognising rights of all people', in Holy Land essential

Pope says 'recognising rights of all people', in Holy Land essential

Pope Francis, speaking to Palestinians ahead of U.S. President Donald Trump`s expected announcement on Jerusalem, said on Wednesday that "recognising the rights of all people", in the Holy Land is a primary condition for dialogue.

Dec 06, 2017, 14:16 PM IST
Trump to recognise Jerusalem as Israel capital, dangerous consequences likely

Trump to recognise Jerusalem as Israel capital, dangerous consequences likely

President Donald Trump on Wednesday will recognise Jerusalem as Israel`s capital and set in motion the relocation of the US Embassy to the ancient city, senior U.S. officials said, a decision that upends decades of US policy and risks fueling violence in the Middle East.

Dec 06, 2017, 08:47 AM IST
Donald Trump shuns warnings, vows to move embassy to Jerusalem

Donald Trump shuns warnings, vows to move embassy to Jerusalem

US President told Palestinian leader in a phone call Tuesday that he intended to move the US embassy from Tel Aviv to Jerusalem.

Dec 05, 2017, 22:13 PM IST
From Palestinian refugee camp to London, Paris, Dubai boutiques

From Palestinian refugee camp to London, Paris, Dubai boutiques

 In a small workshop in a Palestinian refugee camp in Jordan, Halima al-Ankassuri embroiders traditional patterns onto a blue shawl, destined for sale in an upmarket Paris, London or Dubai boutique.

Nov 27, 2017, 09:26 AM IST

Egypt asks Palestine to maintain relations with United States

Egypt has asked Palestine not to cut off communications with the US in response to the State Department's threat to close the Palestine Liberation Organisation's office in Washington, an Egyptian official said on Sunday.

Nov 20, 2017, 00:32 AM IST

Two Palestinians charged with murder of Israeli man

Israeli prosecutors filed charges on Sunday against two Palestinians suspected of murdering their Jewish employer this month in what authorities have labelled a "terror attack", the justice ministry said.

Oct 29, 2017, 18:23 PM IST

Palestinian rivals Fatah, Hamas sign reconciliation accord

Rival Palestinian factions Hamas and Fatah signed a reconciliation deal on Thursday.

Oct 12, 2017, 22:56 PM IST

Five questions on Palestinian unity deal

 Palestinian rivals Fatah and Hamas signed a unity deal in Cairo on Thursday aimed at ending their decade-long dispute.

Oct 12, 2017, 21:56 PM IST

Palestine cabinet pledges to end split with Hamas

Palestinian Authority (PA) Prime Minister Rami Hamdallah has pledged to end a decade-long split between the Islamist Hamas Movement of Gaza and his West Bank-based government during a cabinet meeting in Gaza, which was held for the first time since 2014.

Oct 03, 2017, 17:23 PM IST
Palestinian cabinet convenes in Gaza in move to reconcile with Hamas

Palestinian cabinet convenes in Gaza in move to reconcile with Hamas

GAZA (Reuters) - Prime Minister Rami al-Hamdallah on Tuesday chaired his first meeting of the Palestinian cabinet in Gaza in a move towards reconciliation between the mainstream Fatah party and Isl

Oct 03, 2017, 12:12 PM IST
Mahmud Abbas at UN calls for end to 'apartheid' for Palestinians

Mahmud Abbas at UN calls for end to 'apartheid' for Palestinians

Palestinian leader Mahmud Abbas on Wednesday urged the United Nations to end what he described as an "apartheid" regime imposed by Israel in the Palestinian territories.

Sep 20, 2017, 23:49 PM IST
India's commitment to Palestinian cause can never be undermined: Sushma Swaraj at NAM meet

India's commitment to Palestinian cause can never be undermined: Sushma Swaraj at NAM meet

During PM Modi's visit to Israel in July, India had reiterated the need for a just and durable peace in the region.

Sep 19, 2017, 23:23 PM IST