Palestinian reconciliation hits rock bottom

A year after rival Palestinian nationalist movements Hamas and Fatah agreed to end their bitter divisions, the unity deal they signed appears to be on the brink of collapse.

Palestinian court drops case against ex-Gaza strongman

A Palestinian court on Sunday dismissed a high-profile corruption case against exiled Gaza strongman Mohammed Dahlan, in a move that could open the door for his return to the occupied territories.

Palestinian court drops case against Dahlan: Lawyer

A Palestinian court on Sunday dismissed a high-profile corruption case against exiled Gaza strongman Mohammed Dahlan, a defence lawyer said.

Abbas threatens to turn to ICC over frozen tax monies

Palestinian president Mahmud Abbas threatened Sunday to turn to the International Criminal Court over Israel`s refusal to fully release hundreds of millions of dollars in tax monies owed to the Palestinian Authority.

Palestinian teen dies of injuries in Israeli clash: Hospital

A Palestinian teenager died on Wednesday of a gunshot wound sustained a week ago during a confrontation with Israeli forces in the occupied West Bank, hospital officials said.

Two-state solution impossible with Netanyahu-led govt: Abbas

A two-state solution to the Middle East conflict will be impossible with an Israeli government headed by Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu, Palestinian president Mahmud Abbas said on Thursday.

Palestinians hold Israel PM responsible for stalled peace talks

The Palestinian ministry of foreign affairs on Monday held Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu fully responsible for the failure of the Middle East peace process.

Suspected Jewish extremists torch Palestinian cars

Suspected Jewish extremists torched two cars and scrawled graffiti on a nearby wall in a West Bank village before dawn on Thursday, Palestinian residents said, the latest in a series of vandalism attacks.

Palestinian ministers let out of Gaza for cabinet meeting

Israel allowed two Gaza-based Palestinian ministers to travel to the West Bank for a cabinet meeting Thursday for the first time since the unity government took office in June, officials said.

Palestinians slam Israeli FM for call to execute prisoners

A senior Palestinian official condemned Israeli Foreign Minister Avigdor Lieberman for calls to execute Palestinians imprisoned in Israeli jails.

UN official warns of further conflict in Gaza

A top UN official warned on Thursday of another potential conflict in the Gaza Strip, urging Israel to lift its blockade and the Palestinians to end in-fighting to avoid further violence.

Palestine says decision to join ICC 'irreversible'

Palestine's decision to join the International Criminal Court (ICC) was irreversible, a top Palestinian official said Sunday.

Palestinians march against Charlie Hebdo cartoon

Thousands of Palestinians marched Saturday in the West Bank in protest over the latest cartoon depicting the Prophet Mohammed published by French satirical magazine Charlie Hebdo,

IS threat to Japanese hostages `despicable:` Abbas

Palestinian president Mahmud Abbas described as "despicable" Tuesday a threat by the Islamic State group to kill two Japanese hostages and pledged his full support to visiting Prime Minister Shinzo Abe.

Jerusalem, Ramallah rally in solidarity with France

Hundreds rallied in Jerusalem and Ramallah on Sunday in separate shows of solidarity with France over the attacks in Paris that left 17 people dead.

Gaza bank hit by explosion

An explosion hit a Palestinian bank in the Gaza Strip, destroying an ATM, witnesses said, but there were no reports of injuries.

Palestinians to submit again UN Security Council bid: Abbas

Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas on Sunday announced that he intends to resubmit again a draft resolution to the UN Security Council to schedule an end to the Israeli occupation until 2017.

Eight Palestinian ministers to head to Gaza on Monday

Eight Palestinian unity government ministers are to travel to Gaza from its West Bank base on Monday for only the second time since its formation in June, a minister said.

Palestinians to seek UN resolution Wednesday on occupation
Palestinians to seek UN resolution Wednesday on occupation

The Palestinians are to present a draft resolution to the United Nations Security Council Wednesday that would set a two-year deadline for Israel to end its occupation, an official said.

Palestinian minister dies after beating by Israeli forces
Palestinian minister dies after beating by Israeli forces

A senior Palestinian official died on Wednesday after being beaten by Israeli forces during a protest march in the West Bank, medical and security sources told AFP.