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Aug 25, 2018
Donald Trump orders withdrawal of $200 million aid for West Bank & Gaza, Palestine Liberation Organisation terms it 'blackmail'Donald Trump has ordered the state department to withdraw $200 million-worth aid which was previously planned for West Bank and Gaza.
Feb 18, 2018
Israel advances bill allowing it to withhold taxes collected for Palestinian Authority over 'terror'Ministers on Sunday green-lighted a bill allowing Israel to withhold tax monies it collects for the Palestinian Authority (PA) by the same amount as stipends that the PA pays to jailed militants.
Jan 22, 2018
Mahmoud Abbas to seek EU recognition for Palestine; reiterates commitment to West Asia peace processPalestinian leader Mahmud Abbas will ask the EU to officially recognise the state of Palestine when he meets foreign ministers from the bloc on Monday, a senior official said.
Dec 04, 2017
US plan to shift its embassy to Jerusalem may threaten Palestinian peace process, claims Mahmoud AbbasThe Palestinian president has warned that American recognition of Jerusalem as Israel's capital would jeopardize the White House's nascent Mideast peace efforts.
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
Oct 13, 2017
Fatah and Hamas 'reconciliation' deal may be a win-win for Palestine, even as Israel seethesThe deal has got its fair share of critics, who doubt the effectiveness of the deal, citing Hamas' penchant for violence and the repeated roadblocks in the final reconciliation.
Jun 22, 2017
Israel accuses Palestinian president Mahmoud Abbas of sparking a new conflict with HamasIsrael's defence minister on Thursday accused Palestinian president Mahmud Abbas of trying to spark a fresh conflict between the Jewish state and Abbas's longtime rivals Hamas.
Jun 19, 2017
Gaza's electricity supply reduced to two hours a day, Israel claims Palestine unable to foot billIsrael on Monday began reducing electricity supplies to the Gaza Strip, despite warnings the move could increase suffering and tensions in the Palestinian enclave.
May 28, 2017
Palestinian Islamic court bans divorces during Ramadan fearing month-long fast could spark rash decisionsThe head of Palestinian Islamic courts told judges not to grant divorces over Ramadan, fearing the month-long fast could spark rash words that would be regretted later.
Apr 25, 2017
Israel appoints country's first female sharia judge in its Muslim courtIsrael appointed its first female judge in its Muslim sharia court system on Tuesday, officials said, a move hailed as historic.