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Egypt court declares Hamas `terrorist` group

An Egyptian court on Saturday declared Hamas a "terrorist" organisation, a judicial source said, weeks after the Palestinian Islamist movement`s armed wing was given the same designation.

Egyptian court lists Hamas as terrorist organisation

An Egyptian court listed the Palestinian group Hamas as a terrorist organisation, judicial and security sources said on Saturday, one month after a judge listed the group`s armed wing as a terrorist group.

Palestinian killed in blast near ruined Gaza airport

A young Palestinian was killed and his brother seriously wounded in an explosion on Saturday near the Gaza Strip's abandoned airport, the health ministry said.

Gaza floods: Dispelling the myth about Israeli `dams`

Once again this winter, following days of very heavy rainfall across the region, the banks of a riverbed running through central Gaza were breached, flooding dozens of Palestinian homes.

CIA tried to contact Hamas despite ban, spy cables reveal

Despite a US government ban on contact with the Hamas, the US Central Intelligence Agency (CIA) tried to gain access to the Palestinian Islamist movement through back channels, spy cables accessed by the Al-Jazeera news channel and shared with British daily The Guardian reveal.

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.

UN officials warns of further conflict in Gaza

A top UN official warned 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.

Prophet's grandson Hussein honoured on grounds of Israeli hospital

About 50 Shi`ite Muslim pilgrims settle down to chant and prostrate themselves in worship near an ancient tomb.

3 militants killed after exchange of fire with army in Egypt

Three militants were killed after they tried to attack three army checkpoints in restive North Sinai, an army spokesperson has said.

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.

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.

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.

For Palestinians, Asian Cup more than a game
For Palestinians, Asian Cup more than a game

From the West Bank to the Gaza Strip, Palestinians are pinning both sporting and political aspirations on their national football team as it prepares for its Asian Cup debut in Australia.

FIFA visit Gaza to help rebuild football stadiums
FIFA visit Gaza to help rebuild football stadiums

 A FIFA delegation arrived in the Gaza Strip on Monday to help with a rebuilding project for football stadiums damaged during last year`s Israeli bombardment.

Palestinians to submit resolution for UN statehood bid

Palestinians plan to submit a final draft of a statehood resolution to the United Nations on Monday calling for a peace deal with Israel within a year and an end to occupation of Palestinian territories by the end of 2017, officials said.

'UNSC to vote on Palestinian statehood bid by Monday'

The UN Security Council will vote on a draft resolution calling for the recognition of the Palestinian state by Monday, says Chief Palestinian negotiator Saeb Erekat.

630 Gazans enter Egypt as Rafah reopens for two days

Around 630 Palestinians left Gaza and entered the Egyptian Sinai through the Rafah crossing on Sunday after Cairo authorised a temporary reopening of the border, a Palestinian official said.

Egypt allows in travellers from Gaza for first time since October

Egypt opened the Rafah border crossing on Sunday for incoming passengers from the Gaza Strip for the first time in almost two months, Palestinian and Egyptian officials said.

Egypt to reopen Gaza crossing Sunday

Egypt is to reopen the Rafah border crossing with Gaza Sunday for the second time in two months to allow those stranded in Egypt to enter the Palestinian territory, officials said.

Israel aircraft hit Gaza for first time since August truce

 Israeli aircraft hit Gaza for the first time since an August truce ended 50 days of war after a rocket hit the Jewish state, witnesses and the army said early Saturday.