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Israeli tanks target Hamas posts in Gaza

(AFP) An Israeli tank fired shells towards Gaza Strip late Tuesday, the army announced. “A short while ago, shots were fired towards IDF forces on...

China calls for East Jerusalem to be capital of Palestinian State

Chinese President Xi Jinping on Thursday called for establishing a Palestinian state within the pre-1967-war borders. The Palestinian problem "should not be marginalized," Xi said...

Israel approves 566 new settlements in east Jerusalem

(AFP) Israeli authorities on Sunday approved building permits for 566 settlements in annexed east Jerusalem, plans that had been postponed until US President Donald...

Trump’s spokesman: Announcement of US Embassy move to Jerusalem will be...

President-elect Donald Trump’s incoming White House press secretary said Thursday that an announcement on the administration’s plan to relocate the US Embassy from Tel...

Arab students heckle Syrian speakers as ‘traitors’ at Israeli conference

A conference about Syria held at the Hebrew University was disrupted by Arab students who called the Syrian speakers as "traitors" to their country...

Hamas, Fatah agree to form new unity government in Moscow meeting

Hamas and Fatah, the leading Palestinian political parties, have agreed to form a unity government after intense three day negotiations in Russia's capital of...

UN warns against West Bank annexation calls

The UN’s envoy for the Middle East, Nickolay Mladenov, warned Israel against any plans of annexing the West Bank from Palestine on Tuesday while...

Russian top diplomat to meet with representatives of leading Palestinian organizations

Russian Foreign Minister Sergey Lavrov will hold talks with representatives of the leading Palestinian organizations on January 16 in Moscow, Russian Foreign Ministry Spokeswoman...

Israeli court dands Palestinian two life sentences for murder

(AFP) An Israeli military court sentenced a Palestinian, Monday, to two life terms for allegedly shooting dead Israeli hiker Danny Gonen in the occupied West...

Palestine warns over US embassy move to Jerusalem

Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas has firmly warned US President-elect Donald Trump of the potential consequences of moving the American embassy from Tel Aviv to...