Palestinian officials

Palestinians mourn official as Israel braces for unrest

Thousands of Palestinians gathered Thursday to mourn a senior official who died in a confrontation with Israeli troops, as the army sent reinforcements to the West Bank and braced for unrest.

Dec 11, 2014, 18:27 PM IST

Palestinian, Israeli officials dispute autopsy on dead Palestinian minister

Israeli and Palestinian officials issued conflicting accounts on Thursday over the results of an autopsy on a Palestinian minister who died after being shoved and grabbed by the neck by an Israeli policeman at a West Bank protest on Wednesday.

Dec 11, 2014, 13:16 PM IST

Arafat grave being dug up: Palestinian officials

Two Palestinian officials say workers with jackhammers are opening the concrete-encased grave of Palestinian leader Yasser Arafat.

Nov 18, 2012, 09:05 AM IST