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Palestinian teenager shot dead by Israeli troops near Bethlehem

Palestinian teenager shot dead by Israeli troops near Bethlehem

In what might re-ignite the tensions, a Palestinian teenager has reportedly been shot dead by Israeli Army, reports said Tuesday.

Feb 24, 2015, 12:35 PM IST

Israeli PM blames PNA for collapse of peace talks

Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu has lashed out at the Palestinian National Authority (PNA), claiming that it was to blame for the collapse of US-brokered peace talks.

Dec 08, 2014, 17:37 PM IST

UN, PNA to rebuild 24,000 destroyed Gaza houses

 The UN has notified the Palestinian National Authority (PNA) that construction raw material to rebuild some 24,000 destroyed houses will be allowed soon into Gaza Strip, a senior official said Monday.

Nov 24, 2014, 21:14 PM IST

Fatah, Hamas choose PM of Palestine unity government

Officials from the Islamic Hamas movement and the Fatah Party have tapped the premier of the Palestinian National Authority, Rami Hamdallah, for the role of prime minister in the Palestinian unity government, an official said Thursday.

May 22, 2014, 18:38 PM IST

Palestinians reject Israel`s economic sanctions

Palestinian peace negotiators said Sunday that if Israel is going to impose economic sanctions against the Palestinian National Authority (PNA), they might halt security coordination with Israel.

Apr 14, 2014, 06:05 AM IST

Palestinian government takes oath for a second time

The Palestinian government was sworn-in in the West Bank city of Ramallah, weeks after caretaker PM Rami Hamdallah agreed to take up the post permanently.

Sep 20, 2013, 10:06 AM IST

Palestinians to buy fuel from Venezuela

The agreement was signed in Caracas Saturday, Xinhua reported citing Palestinian Foreign Affairs Minister Riad Al-Maliki.

Aug 26, 2013, 09:16 AM IST

Abbas-Palestinian PM crisis meeting postponed

A planned meeting between Palestinian President Mahmud Abbas, PM Salam Fayyad to try to resolve a damaging dispute has been postponed until at least next week.

Apr 13, 2013, 16:00 PM IST

`Palestinian PM Salam Fayyad set to quit`

Palestinian Prime Minister Salam Fayyad has prepared a letter of resignation which he will submit to President Mahmud Abbas, a senior Palestinian official said.

Apr 11, 2013, 13:47 PM IST

Palestine wins historical vote to upgrade UN status

The Palestinian bid, submitted by President Mahmoud Abbas, was approved by 138 UN members, while nine voted against it and 41 abstained from voting.

Nov 30, 2012, 08:04 AM IST

Palestinian PM threatens to quit over cash crunch

Salam Fayyad believes he has not received enough support from other political factions as he steers the Palestinian Authority through an economic crisis.

Nov 01, 2012, 11:34 AM IST

Palestinians in crisis, pledged aid not received

The Palestinian finance minister says donor countries have paid only USD 466 million of USD 1.2 billion promised this year.

Jul 12, 2012, 10:42 AM IST

Israel rejects settlement university in West Bank

Most of the international community agrees and considers Israel`s West Bank settlements illegal and an obstacle to peace.

Jul 05, 2012, 09:03 AM IST

Israel returns remains of 91 Palestinian militants

Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas has given no sign that Israel`s gesture would persuade him to return to peace talks.

May 31, 2012, 15:50 PM IST

Arafat`s moneyman targeted in corruption probe

The late Yasser Arafat`s powerful moneyman is the target of the highest-profile Palestinian corruption probe to date.

May 17, 2012, 15:16 PM IST