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Tweet Aljazeera.comFor the 4,000 registered fishermen in the besieged Gaza Strip, a proposed Israeli plan to let them temporarily fish farther out from shore is “far from enough”. Fishermen told Al Jazeera that Israel’s move to slightly expand the fishing zone limit from … and more …read more Source:: Middle East News...

Tweet Aljazeera.comLast week’s talks between Fatah and Hamas for a unity government have encouraged mild optimism among Palestinians that this time negotiations could succeed. In spite of the positive tone of the statement released after the meeting in Cairo on October …Fatah refuses to toe US line, says unity deal with Hamas will remain intactummid.comPalestinians...

Tweet Aljazeera.comDescribing it as part of the network of East Jerusalem hospitals that form the “backbone of the Palestinian health system”, Walid Nammour, the hospital’s general manager, told Al Jazeera that the PA owes the hospital 180 million shekels ($51m … …read more Source:: Middle East News Al Jazeera Israel,...

Tweet Aljazeera.comThe Israeli army closed several Palestinian media companies in the occupied West Bank in a wave of raids overnight Tuesday, drawing criticism from the Palestinian Authority (PA). The Israeli military authority in the occupied territories, COGAT, said …Israeli forces raid, shutdown Palestinian media offices over ‘incitement’Ma’an...

Tweet Aljazeera.comLess than three years later, Israeli occupation forces embarked on a campaign of mass arrests in the Palestinian territories when three Israeli settlers disappeared in the West Bank. Hundreds of Palestinians were rounded up, and many of those who were … …read more Source:: Middle East News Al Jazeera Israel, Israeli,...

Tweet Business Insider“It is difficult to imagine Hamas giving up its weapons for the sake of reconciliation,” Tariq Dana, policy adviser at Al-Shabaka: The Palestinian Policy Network, told Al Jazeera earlier this month. “If Hamas lays down its weapons, it will no longer …26 Media freedom violations during SeptemberPalestine News...

Tweet Al Jazeera AmericaFor the first time in 15 years, Israel’s civil administration has approved the construction of settlement housing units in the Palestinian city of Hebron. Israel is planning to build 31 housing units in the settlement of Beit Romano in Hebron’s Old … and more …read more Source:: Middle East News Al...

Tweet Aljazeera.comA British university has drawn criticism for its decision to allow a Balfour Declaration ‘celebration’ organised by a pro-Israel group. The Manchester Balfour 100 … and more …read more Source:: Middle East News Al Jazeera Israel, Israeli, Palestine, Palestinian – Google News ...

Tweet Aljazeera.com“This has nothing to do with Hamas or any political party,” Elias told Al Jazeera. “These research papers are presented in newspapers, on social media, on TV and so on. It is discussed openly.” Jabari believes the event was cancelled because Israeli … and more …read more Source:: Middle East...

Tweet Aljazeera.comThe US has announced it will withdraw from the United Nations Scientific and Cultural Organization, accusing the body of “anti-Israel bias”. Heather Nauert, US state department spokesperson, said on Thursday the US would establish an “observer mission …United States withdraws from UNESCOTODAY.NG all 148 news...

Tweet Aljazeera.com… choosing to negotiate with Israel. “The Arabs basically helped in forcing Fatah to agree on taking a diplomatic route, after it was pushed out of Beirut,” Nashat al-Aqtash, a ًWest Bank-based political analyst, told Al Jazeera. In the 1990s … The … and more …read more Source:: Middle East...

Tweet ForwardKoontz, who said she shares her opposition to Israel’s treatment of the Palestinians with other members of her Mennonite congregation in Hutchinson, Kansas, sought a training position with the Kansas Department of Education’s Math and Science … and more …read more Source:: Middle East News Al Jazeera Israel, Israeli,...

Tweet Aljazeera.comRepresentatives from the Palestinian political parties of Hamas and Fatah are meeting on Tuesday for reconciliation talks in the Egyptian capital, Cairo. The talks come a week after Palestinian Authority (PA) Prime Minister Rami Hamdallah visited the … and more …read more Source:: Middle East News Al Jazeera Israel,...

Tweet The IndependentTwo Israeli airlines are being sued by a group of female Palestinian Arab-Israeli students over what they allege was racial profiling in which they were forced to strip for an “unwarranted” security search. The three students at the … “I overheard … and more …read more Source:: Middle East News Al Jazeera...

Tweet Aljazeera.comHamas has sculpted itself as the only legitimate resistance to Israel’s ongoing occupation. … Al Jazeera’s “Palestine Papers” investigation later revealed that MI6, the British intelligence agency, had originally drawn up the plans for the PA to … and more …read more Source:: Middle East...

Tweet Aljazeera.com“Whenever Palestinians start to get more comfortable, the [Israeli] government looks to seize an opportunity for retaliation afterwards,” Abu Sneina told Al Jazeera, noting that he quickly rebuilt a temporary shelter for his family, but bulldozers … …read more Source:: Middle East News Al Jazeera Israel,...

Tweet Aljazeera.comIsrael’s Supreme Court last month accepted a petition on behalf of Abu Arafeh and three other Palestinian parliamentarians who were expelled from the city, cancelling the revocation of their Jerusalem residency. … According to a recent Human Rights … …read more Source:: Middle East News Al Jazeera Israel,...

Tweet Aljazeera.comSo far, Israel has been the only state to support the Kurdish secession from Iraq, even celebrating the outcome of the September 25 referendum, in which an overwhelming majority of Iraqi Kurds voted for breaking away from Baghdad. Israeli enthusiasm … and more …read more Source:: Middle East News Al Jazeera Israel,...

Tweet Aljazeera.comIn 1967, Egypt, Jordan, Syria engaged in six days of battle against Israel that resulted in the Israeli occupation of what remained of historic Palestine, as well as the Egyptian Sinai desert, and the Golan Heights from Syria. The event came to be …Internal, international pressures force reconciliation in PalestineDaily SabahWelcoming...

Tweet Aljazeera.comInstead, it also denies them access to occupied East Jerusalem, and sets obstacles and hinders Palestinians‘ movement within the West Bank,” Maha Abdullah, a legal researcher at Al-Haq, told Al Jazeera. Described the closure as collective punishment …Israel | World | The GuardianThe Guardian all 113 news articles ...