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Israeli Eyes Up Permits, Visas For OCHA West Bank Employees

Monday, 16 July 2012, 4:40 pm | Al-Akhbar

On Sunday reports in the Israeli media said the country was weighing measures to sanction a United Nations agency that works to alleviate the oppression of the Palestinians. More >>

Palestinian Authority hails Saudi after bailout

Monday, 16 July 2012, 4:34 pm | Al-Akhbar

Palestinian Authority (PA) Prime Minister Salam Fayyad on Sunday hailed an emergency $100 million donation received from Saudi Arabia after PA President Mahmoud Abbas visited the kingdom last week. More >>

Hamas slams killing of Palestinian troops in Syria

Monday, 16 July 2012, 4:03 pm | Al-Akhbar

The Palestinian Islamist group Hamas issued a strongly worded statement on Thursday condemning “the ugly killing of 17 PLA soldiers” by suspected rebels in Syria. More >>

Jordan turning back Palestinians fleeing Syria: HRW

Thursday, 5 July 2012, 10:05 am | Al-Akhbar

Jordan is forcibly turning back Palestinians fleeing the violence in Syria or detaining them at the border, Human Rights Watch (HRW) said on Wednesday. The rights group cited more than a dozen cases of Palestinians being refused entry into Jordan at ... More >>

Hundreds protest against Abbas in Ramallah

Wednesday, 4 July 2012, 11:11 am | Al-Akhbar

Hundreds of Palestinians demonstrated in the West Bank city of Ramallah on Tuesday to protest against the violent dispersal of two similar rallies over the weekend. More >>

Hamas Warns Israel: Expect The Worst If Hunger Strikers Die

Monday, 7 May 2012, 1:05 pm | Al-Akhbar

A leader of Hamas on Friday warned Israel there would be consequences if any of the Palestinian prisoners on hunger strike dies in jail. More >>




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