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Palestinian injured, 11 others arrested

ANHA - 2017-12-10 14:50
GAZA – A Palestinian youth was wounded on “Sunday morning” by a bomb fired during confrontations in the south of Gaza Strip and the Israeli forces have arrested 11 Palestinians during raids. On Sunday morning, a young man was wounded by a tear gas bomb as ...

Scene turns itself back.. Masked youths hold stones, stone quarries

ANHA - 2017-12-09 12:58
The Palestinian political analyst and writer Hani Habab said that the Palestinian scene is repeating itself where masked youths are holding stones and stone quarries defending their land and sacred" in an indication to the Islamic and Arab states' in acti ...

Israeli shelling killed 2 bereaved in Badr

ANHA - 2017-12-09 12:58
GAZA – Israeli warplanes launched a series of air raids on Palestinian resistance positions in Gaza Strip on Saturday, and they resulted in killing two young people. A reporter of Hawar news agency stated that the ambulance teams lifted in the morning the ...

A Palestinian woman injured in Gaza, 3 others injured in Bethlehem

ANHA - 2017-12-09 12:58
\GAZA– A Palestinian woman was injured by Israeli forces east of Khan Yunis in the southern Gaza Strip. Three youths were wounded by rubber-coated metal bullets north of Bethlehem. The clashes between the Palestinians and Israeli forces continued today af ...

Violence over Trump Jerusalem move

BBC - 2017-12-08 00:03
Footage shows Palestinian protests, and police responding with tear gas, rubber bullets and live rounds. ...

Escalation of destructive statements to reconciliation in Palestine

ANHA - 2017-12-02 15:21
MOSTAFA ELDAHDOUH GAZA- Tensions between Palestinian factions have escalated as a result of the statements made by a number of its leaders, which have caused a rift between them and have affected the reconciliation file. The statements of a member of the ...

Milak Matar and her brush that breathes Palestinian concern

ANHA - 2017-11-30 12:45
On the wall of her small studio, the young artist Milak Matar hung her new painting, which ended recently, about the suffering of travel suffered by the residents of the Gaza Strip with the Rafah crossing, which separates Gaza Strip from Egypt, which prev ...

Kurds and Palestinians? There’s no comparison

Ynet - 2017-09-29 01:18
Op-ed: Unlike the Kurdish people, the Palestinian people’s national identity is based exclusively on denying Zionism. Political independence for the Palestinians means harming Israel’s security; political independence for the Kurds means a contribution t ...

Palestine's Fath Official to Maliki: Kurdistan Is Different from Israel

BAS News - 2017-09-18 18:09
ERBIL— Kurdistan and Israel are completely different all respects, said a member of the executive committee of Palestinian Fath Movement in response to a recent remark by Iraqi Vice President Nouri al-Maliki. In a meeting with the US Ambassador to Iraq o ...

Kurdistan Entitled to Determine Its Destiny: Palestinian Diplomat

BAS News - 2017-08-18 09:24
ERBIL— Consul General of Palestine in Erbil Nazmi Hozouri stated on Thursday that the people of Palestine appreciate the demand by the people of Kurdistan for holding independence referendum and believe that they have the right to choose their destiny. H ...

Jordan’s King Abdullah II visits West Bank in trip seen as message

Waar Media - 2017-08-07 19:12
WAAR-DUHOK: Jordan’s king flew by helicopter to the West Bank on Monday — a rare visit seen as a signal to Israel that he is closing ranks with the Palestinians on key issues, such as a contested Jerusalem shrine. Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas and ...

EU’s top court keeps Hamas on terror list

Waar Media - 2017-07-26 18:48
WAAR-DUHOK: The European Court of Justice (ECJ) has rejected a request to take the Palestinian militant group Hamas off the EU’s list of terrorist organizations. The tribunal has now referred the case back to a lower court. The Wednesday decision overtur ...

Palestinian Activism Reawakens in Jerusalem after Holy Esplanade Attack

International Crisis Group - 2017-07-20 02:13
A deadly attack on 14 July 2017 at Jerusalem’s Holy Esplanade revealed the growing precariousness of the site’s Status Quo. In thisA Ofer Zalzberg, Senior Analyst for Israel/Palestine, says the mobilisation of Palestinians to reverse Israeli security mea ...

US gets tough on Palestinian terrorism

Kurdistan24 - 2017-06-26 09:22
US Secretary of State Rex Tillerson testifies on Capitol Hill before the Senate Foreign Relations Committee on June 13, 2017. (Photo: AP) ...

Huge turnout in Kurdish regions of Iran on Quds day

KurdPress - 2017-06-23 17:36
Million of people in Iran and the Kurdish regions of the country turnout on Friday, International Quds Day, and demonstrated against the occupation of Palestine and in support of the Palestinian people. ...

Palestinian girl, shot after stabbing Israeli soldier, dies: army

Reuters - 2017-06-02 11:33
JERUSALEM (Reuters) - A teenage Palestinian girl who was shot by Israeli troops after she stabbed a soldier in the occupied West Bank died of her wounds in hospital on Friday, Israel's military and a medical center spokeswoman said. ...

Trump meets Palestinian leader in Bethlehem

Waar Media - 2017-05-23 13:54
WAAR-DUHOK: Donald Trump made the short trip from Jerusalem to Bethlehem Tuesday to meet Mahmud Abbas, who was hoping to convince the unpredictable US president to remain committed to an independent Palestinian state. His talks in Bethlehem with the Pale ...

As Trump Alights in Israel, Palestinians are Descending into Darkness

International Crisis Group - 2017-05-19 13:59
President Trump plans a 22-23 May visit to Israel and Palestine in pursuit of the “ultimate deal”. But behind the scenes, rising tensions between Palestinian factions may be drawing Gaza and Israel closer to a new war. ...

Palestinian killed as settler opens fire during West Bank clashes

Reuters - 2017-05-18 17:14
NABLUS, West Bank (Reuters) - A Palestinian man was killed in the occupied West Bank on Thursday when an Israeli settler opened fire as protesters crowded around his car and pelted it with rocks, according to multiple accounts. ...

Parents sue U.S. Palestine group over son's death linked to Hamas

Reuters - 2017-05-12 20:25
(Reuters) - An American couple whose teenage son was fatally shot in 1996 at a bus stop near Jerusalem on Friday filed a lawsuit to force a U.S.-based Palestinian group to pay a $156 million judgment they obtained over the attack, which they blame on Hama ...

Netanyahu tosses Hamas policy paper on Israel into waste bin

Reuters - 2017-05-07 22:38
JERUSALEM (Reuters) - Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu on Sunday symbolically tossed into a bin a Hamas policy paper published last week that set out an apparent softening of the Palestinian Islamist group's stance toward Israel. ...

[In Pictures] Kurdish-Palestinian Friendship Week Launched

BAS News - 2017-05-07 21:25
ERBIL— Performers from the Kurdistan Region and Palestine mark Kurdish-Palestinian Friendship Week through several activities scheduled to be performed in Erbil and Sulaimaniyah. The event was launched on Sunday in Sulaimaniyah with some 24 artists from ...

Trump aide lays out 'disruptive' approach on eve of Mideast talks

Reuters - 2017-05-03 07:02
WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Donald Trump’s national security adviser described his boss’s foreign policy approach as "disruptive" on the eve of the U.S. president’s first White House meeting with the Palestinian leader, saying his unconventional ways could cre ...

Palestinian stabs woman dead on Jerusalem train: Israeli police

Reuters - 2017-04-14 14:30
JERUSALEM (Reuters) - A Palestinian man fatally stabbed a woman on Jerusalem's transit network on Friday, Israeli police said, as Christians marked Good Friday and Muslims held prayers at respective holy sites nearby. ...

Death toll climbs in clashes at Palestinian camp in Lebanon

Reuters - 2017-04-09 15:10
SIDON, Lebanon (Reuters) - A member of the Palestinian Fatah faction was killed in factional clashes at the Ain el-Hilweh refugee camp in southern Lebanon on Sunday, a Fatah official said, as fighting that has killed at least four people, raged for a thir ...

EU ambassador denounces Israel's West Bank demolitions policy

Reuters - 2017-04-04 14:39
JERUSALEM (Reuters) - The European Union has expressed frustration with Israel over its demolition of Palestinian homes in the occupied West Bank, with the EU ambassador taking the unusual step of reading out a joint statement denouncing the practice. ...

Israeli police kill Palestinian woman who tried to stab them

Reuters - 2017-03-29 17:18
JERUSALEM (Reuters) - Israeli paramilitary police officers shot and killed a Palestinian woman who tried to attack them with a knife outside Jerusalem's walled Old City on Wednesday, police spokesmen said. ...

Israeli troops kill youth in clash: Palestinian officials

Reuters - 2017-03-17 22:04
RAMALLAH, West Bank (Reuters) - Israeli soldiers in the occupied West Bank opened fire at Palestinian protesters throwing stones at them on Friday, killing a 16-year-old, the Palestinian health ministry said. ...

Israel shuts Palestinian map office citing sovereignty breach

Reuters - 2017-03-14 14:55
JERUSALEM (Reuters) - Israel ordered the closure of an office in Arab East Jerusalem on Tuesday as it was suspected of being funded by the Palestinian Authority and involved with monitoring the sale of Palestinian property to Jews, police said. ...

Palestinian gunman killed in clash with Israeli forces

Reuters - 2017-03-06 08:29
RAMALLAH, West Bank (Reuters) - A Palestinian gunman fired at Israeli soldiers and military police during a raid in the occupied West Bank on Monday and the Israeli forces shot and killed the attacker in response, the army and police said in a statement. ...

Welcome to the wall: artist Banksy opens Bethlehem hotel

Reuters - 2017-03-03 17:46
BETHLEHEM, West Bank (Reuters) - Under an army watchtower and across the street from the concrete wall Israel has built in parts of the occupied West Bank, street artist Banksy has opened a guesthouse in the Palestinian city of Bethlehem. ...

Israel soldier appeals conviction in killing of Palestinian attacker

Reuters - 2017-03-01 14:41
JERUSALEM (Reuters) - An Israeli soldier who was sentenced to 18 months' imprisonment for killing a wounded and incapacitated Palestinian assailant appealed on Wednesday against a manslaughter conviction that could have sent him for jail for a maximum 20- ...

Gaza power crisis eases as Qatar donates $12 million to buy fuel

Waar Media - 2017-01-16 14:25
Waar, Duhok: An electricity crisis that has caused protests and unrest in the Gaza Strip eased on Monday after Qatar donated $12 million to buy fuel for the Palestinian enclave’s lone power plant, officials said. For weeks, Gaza’s population of 2 million ...

Palestine’s Abbas meets with Pope

Waar Media - 2017-01-14 18:42
Waar, Duhok: Palestinian leader Mahmoud Abbas has met with Pope Francis at the Vatican ahead of the opening of the Palestinian embassy to the Holy See, a year after the Vatican recognized Palestinian statehood. Mr Abbas is also expected to raise concerns ...

Hamas sets 'honey traps' to hack Israeli soldiers' phones: army

Reuters - 2017-01-11 17:28
TEL AVIV (Reuters) - Using photos of young women and Hebrew slang, the Palestinian militant group Hamas chatted up dozens of Israeli soldiers online, gaining control of their phone cameras and microphones, the military said on Wednesday. ...

Obama says Israeli settlements making two-state solution impossible

Reuters - 2017-01-10 21:50
JERUSALEM (Reuters) - U.S. President Barack Obama, in an interview aired on Israeli television on Tuesday, said Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu policy backing settlements in occupied territory is making a future Palestinian state impossible. ...

Unclear whether truck attack in Israel inspired by Islamic State

Reuters - 2017-01-09 18:47
JERUSALEM (Reuters) - Israel's government has been quick to suggest a Palestinian who rammed a truck into a group of Israeli soldiers at the weekend was inspired by Islamic State, raising questions over how it came to that conclusion. ...
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