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Palestinians mark ``Prisoner`s Day``

Last Updated: Friday, April 18, 2014, 05:34

The Palestinians in the West Bank and the Gaza Strip marked the Palestinian Prisoner`s Day Thursday, as Israel rejected to release the last batch of long-term prisoners and left the US-sponsored Middle East peace talks in a stalemate.

Israel `no` on prisoners `slap in face` to peace: Palestine oficial

Last Updated: Saturday, March 29, 2014, 02:30

Israel`s refusal to free a final batch of Arab prisoners is another obstacle to US efforts to broker peace, a senior official in Palestinian president Mahmud Abbas`s Fatah party said.

3 Palestinians killed in clash with Israeli Army

Last Updated: Saturday, March 22, 2014, 12:29

Palestinian security officials said that three Palestinians have died in the West Bank in a raid by Israeli soldiers that was followed by a clash with angry protesters.

Hamas rejects international peacekeepers

Last Updated: Sunday, February 16, 2014, 21:24

A spokesman for Gaza`s Hamas rulers said on Sunday that the Islamic militant group will oppose any international force in a future Palestine, adding a new complication to US-brokered peace efforts.

Israel settler plans `message` to Kerry not to return: Erakat

Last Updated: Friday, January 10, 2014, 18:21

Israeli plans unveiled Friday to build over 1,800 settler homes are a signal to US Secretary of State John Kerry not to pursue his peace push, a top Palestinian negotiator said.

Blast killing Palestinian envoy `not an accident`: Daughter

Last Updated: Saturday, January 04, 2014, 21:29

A blast that killed the Palestinian ambassador to the Czech Republic this week "was not an accident," despite an official theory to the contrary, the envoy`s daughter said on Saturday.

Israel releases 26 Palestinian prisoners: Palestinian official

Last Updated: Tuesday, December 31, 2013, 06:28

Israel released early Tuesday 26 Palestinian prisoners, a Palestinian official told a news agency, in accordance with commitments made to revive US-brokered peace talks.

Israel frees Palestinian prisoner after hunger-strike deal

Last Updated: Tuesday, December 24, 2013, 13:25

Israel freed a Palestinian prisoner from jail on Monday, completing a deal agreed earlier this year in exchange for him halting a lengthy hunger strike that almost killed him.

Kerry ideas will cause `total failure` of talks: Palestinians

Last Updated: Monday, December 09, 2013, 18:34

US proposals on security presented by Secretary of State John Kerry will lead to the "total failure" of peace talks with Israel, a senior Palestinian official said on Monday.

Palestinians draw on Mandela legacy for inspiration

Last Updated: Saturday, December 07, 2013, 10:28

Palestinian leaders have drawn on the legacy of Nelson Mandela, a high-profile supporter of their cause, likening his fight against apartheid to their own struggle to end Israeli occupation.

Investigator says close to naming people behind Arafat`s death

Last Updated: Tuesday, December 03, 2013, 18:55

A Palestinian investigator said on Tuesday he would soon name the people he believed were responsible for the death of former leader Yasser Arafat, almost a decade after he started searching for suspects.

India issuing visas in Ramallah, Palestine

Last Updated: Friday, November 29, 2013, 15:16

India reiterated its support to the Palestinian cause and said it had started issuing visas from its office in Ramallah, Palestine.