Abbas says he doubts Israel vow to free Palestinian funds

Palestinian President Mahmud Abbas said today he doubted Israel's willingness to unblock hundreds of millions of dollars in unpaid taxes a day after it promised to do so.

Palestinian gets two life terms for Israeli settler murder

An Israeli military court has handed down two terms of life imprisonment to a Palestinian who stabbed to death a Jewish woman settler, the Jerusalem Post newspaper reported today.

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.

Palestinians want world pressure on Israel after Netanyahu win

Palestinian leaders on Wednesday called for international pressure on Israel and support for their unilateral moves toward statehood after Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu`s election win.

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.

US jury orders Palestinians to pay over Jerusalem attacks

A US jury on Monday found Palestinian authorities liable for six attacks in Jerusalem that killed and injured Americans, awarding victims and their families more than $218 million in damages.

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.

Israeli toddler wounded by Palestinian stone throwing dies

A four-year-old Israeli girl has died two years after being seriously wounded when Palestinians threw rocks at the car she was riding in as it drove through the West Bank.

Palestinians denounce `terrorist` Chapel Hill murders

The Palestinian Authority condemned Saturday the "heinous murder" of three American Muslims of Palestinian origin who were shot dead this week in what it described as an act of "terrorism".

`Know your enemy`: Palestinian reporters tackle Hebrew

 "As the saying goes: Know the language of your enemy," says Dalal Said, a Palestinian television reporter who is learning Hebrew in a bid to better cover the conflict.

Jailed schoolgirl becomes Palestinian symbol

A 14-year-old schoolgirl jailed for trying to attack Israeli soldiers has become a symbol of Palestinian anger over the arrests of children in the occupied territories.

Can go anywhere to warn about Iran: Benjamin Netanyahu

Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu on Sunday dismissed criticism that he was undermining the authority of US president by accepting an invitation from the Republicans to address the Congress, saying he would speak "anywhere" to prevent Iran from acquiring nuclear capability.

12 wounded in Palestinian knife attack on Tel Aviv bus

A knife-wielding Palestinian attacked passengers on a bus in Tel Aviv on Wednesday wounding at least 12 people before being shot by a passing prison officer, Israeli police said.

Palestinian gets life in jail for murder of 3 Israeli teens

An Israeli military court on Tuesday handed three life sentences to a Palestinian militant convicted of organising the kidnapping and murder of three Israeli teenagers.

First Palestinian ICC case to be Gaza war: Rights group

The first case the Palestinians will refer to the International Criminal Court will be the "crimes" Israel committed during summer 2014, including the Gaza war, a legal expert said on Tuesday.

Palestinians face new diplomatic battle over ICC move
Palestinians face new diplomatic battle over ICC move

 The Palestinians were facing a fresh diplomatic battle Thursday after taking steps to join the International Criminal Court in a move which was strongly condemned by both Washington and Israel. 

US `strongly opposes` Palestinian ICC membership

The United States said Wednesday it "strongly opposes" a request from the Palestinian Authority to join the International Criminal Court, fearing this will further delay peace talks with Israel.

Israel `satisfied` as Palestinian UN resolution fails

Israel expressed satisfaction on Wednesday after the UN Security Council failed to adopt a controversial resolution on Palestinian statehood setting a 12-month deadline for reaching a final peace deal.

UN vote underlines need for Mideast peace talks: EU

Paris: EU foreign policy chief Federica Mogherini said Tuesday`s vote at the UN Security Council on Palestinian statehood underlined the need for Israel and the Palestinians to urgently resume peace negotiations.

Israel army kills Palestinian in West Bank

The Israeli army shot dead a Palestinian in the occupied West Bank on Monday after a stone-throwing incident near the northern city of Nablus, sources on both sides said.