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Nov 02, 2017
Hamas hands over control of Gaza borders to Palestinian Authority, interim govt to take full control by 1 DecemberHamas handed over control of the Gaza Strip's borders with Egypt and Israel to the Palestinian Authority on Wednesday
Sep 19, 2017
Palestinian president Mahmud Abbas speaks with Hamas leader Ismail Haniya amid reconciliation effortsPalestinian president Mahmud Abbas and Hamas leader Ismail Haniya spoke on Monday for the first time in nearly a year
Aug 06, 2017
Mahmud Abbas vows to ramp up Gaza sanctions until Hamas commits to reconciliation with his administrationPalestinian President Mahmud Abbas has pledged to increase sanctions on the Gaza Strip, drawing a fresh attack from its Hamas rulers.
Aug 04, 2017
UN Secretary General Antonio Guterres to visit Israel, Palestinian territories for first time on 28 AugUN Secretary General Antonio Guterres will pay his first visit since taking the UN helm to Israel and the Palestinian territories, including the Gaza Strip
May 23, 2017
Donald Trump heads to Palestine to meet President Mahmud Abbas after his Israel visitPalestine: Donald Trump makes the short trip from Jerusalem to Bethlehem Tuesday to meet Mahmud Abbas, who hopes to convince the unpredictable US president to remain committed to an independent Palestinian state.
May 13, 2017
West Bank votes in municipal elections underlining Palestinian splitPalestinians in the occupied West Bank voted on Saturday in municipal elections that underscored deep rifts between president Mahmud Abbas's Fatah party and Islamist rival Hamas which runs the Gaza Strip. Their failure to reconcile is seen as a major obstacle to any settlement of the Israeli-Palestinian conflict.
Sep 10, 2016
Netanyahu slammed for comparing Palestinian objection to Jews with ethnic cleansingBenjamin Netanyahu faced growing criticism after he called the Palestinian refusal to let Jews live in their future state "ethnic cleansing"
Apr 12, 2016
Lebanon: Car bomb explodes in Sidon, kills Palestinian officialMore than 450,000 Palestinians are registered in Lebanon with the UN agency for Palestinian refugees
Oct 10, 2015
President Pranab Mukherjee leaves for landmark visit to Israel, Palestine, JordanPresident Pranab Mukherjee left on a six-day landmark visit to Israel and Palestine on Saturday, becoming the first Head of Indian State to visit these two nations
Oct 01, 2015
Palestinian flag flies at UN for the first time, President Abbas seeks full membership statusThe Palestinians raised their flag at the United Nations on Wednesday for the first time as president Mahmud Abbas called on the world body to grant them full membership.