Palestinian Authority accuses Hamas of `Gaza split` talks with Israel

The Palestinian Authority on Tuesday accused Hamas of holding secret talks with Israel that would endorse the separation of Palestinian territories.

Hamas alleges mass arrests, torture by Palestinian Authority

Hamas alleged Tuesday that more than 200 of its members had been arrested by the Palestinian Authority recently, with most of them tortured, threatening to widen a rift between Palestinian factions.

Palestinians arrest 100 Hamas members in West Bank: Security

Palestinian forces have arrested around 100 Hamas members in the West Bank, a security official said on Friday, raising tension between the Islamist movement and its Ramallah-based rivals.

Palestinians submits evidence against Israel to international court

The Palestinian Authority on Thursday submitted a first dossier of evidence to the International Criminal Court (ICC) in support of its campaign to have Israel investigated for alleged war crimes.

Palestinian moves against Israel at ICC `counterproductive`: White House

The White House on Thursday said efforts to have Israel charged with war crimes at the International Criminal Court were "counterproductive" and would be opposed by Washington.

Palestinians to submit first case material against Israel to ICC
Palestinians to submit first case material against Israel to ICC

 The Palestinian Authority will hand over documentation to the International Criminal Court (ICC) for the first time on Thursday outlining alleged Israeli crimes in the occupied West Bank and the 2014 Gaza war, its mission to the Netherlands said. 

Palestinians seize former premier`s funds: Office

The Palestinian Authority has seized the funds of an NGO headed by ex-prime minister and former IMF and World Bank official Salam Fayyad, his office said on Tuesday.

Israel frees impounded Palestinian funds

 Israel on Monday unblocked close to half a billion dollars it confiscated from Palestinian tax revenues since the beginning of the year, the Palestinian Authority said.

Abbas rejects Israel's partial transfer of Palestinian tax revenue

Palestinian Authority President Mahmoud Abbas said on Sunday Israel had released frozen tax revenue to the Authority but that he had ordered the funds to be returned because money had been deducted to cover debts to Israeli utility companies.

Palestinian PM pleads unity in war-battered Gaza

Palestinian prime minister Rami Hamdallah urged rival factions to set aside their differences, even as protesters gave him a cool reception in war-battered Gaza on Wednesday.

PM Modi congratulates Benjamin Netanyahu for securing win in Israel's general elections

Prime Minister Narendra Modi congratulated Benjamin Netanyahu for securing win in Israel's closely-fought general elections.

Abbas says talks with Israel still on table

Palestinian president Mahmud Abbas said Wednesday talks with Israel are still on the table, despite moves against the Jewish state at the UN and numerous failed rounds of negotiations.

Palestinian political stalemate is stalling Gaza rebuilding: UN Envoy

The inability of the Palestinian Authority and Hamas to cooperate in the Gaza Strip has hit vital post-war rebuilding and international donors are wary of sending more funds, a senior United Nations envoy said on Thursday.

US opposes Israel's freeze on Palestinian tax revenue

The United States said on Monday it opposes a move by Israel to freeze the transfer of tax revenues to the Palestinian Authority in retaliation for its bid to join the International Criminal Court.

Spanish Congress votes for recognising Palestinian state

The Spanish Congress voted by 319 votes with just two against and one abstention in favour of a proposal to "urge the government to recognise the state of Palestine as a subject of international law".

India offers USD 4 mn for Gaza reconstruction

India has committed USD 4 million for Gaza reconstruction in response to the recovery plan presented by Palestinian Authority at Cairo International Conference as the international community pledged a total of USD 5.4 billion for the cause.

Thousands of pro-peace Israelis stage demo

The pro-peace protest was the largest in Israel since it launched operation Protective Edge on July 8, an offensive that has seen at least 1,980 Palestinian deaths and 67 on the Israeli side.

Talks on ending Gaza war "difficult", but truce holds

Talks to end a month-long war between Israel and Gaza militants are "difficult", Palestinian delegates said on Tuesday, while Israeli officials said no progress had been made so far and fighting could soon resume.

Palestinian shift may bring war crimes case closer to Israel

The possibility of a war crimes investigation into the conduct of Israeli forces in Gaza, until recently unthinkable, has grown after the Palestinians said this week they wanted to become a party to the International Criminal Court.

Palestinian Authority official says Hamas accepted two-state solution

The "historic" reconciliation deal inked by rival Palestinian factions Hamas and Fatah includes working towards a two-state solution that recognises Israel`s existence, a senior official said today.