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Egyptian FM, Palestinian president discuss Israeli annexation plan

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Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas on Monday met with Egyptian Foreign Minister Sameh Shoukry at his office in the West Bank city of Ramallah, official...
banks

Palestine says to resort to bank loans to pay public servants’ salaries

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Palestine on Monday said it will take loans from local banks so that it will be able to pay for public sector employees amid...
arrested

Palestine slams Israel for arresting Palestinian governor of East Jerusalem

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Palestine on Sunday slammed Israel for arresting Adnan Gheith, Palestinian governor of East Jerusalem, from his home in the city. Qadri Abu...
Israeli-occupied Palestinian

Palestine condemns Israel’s reservation of US$128 million from tax revenue

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Palestine on Sunday slammed an Israeli court's decision to reverse about 128 million U.S. dollars of its tax revenue. Hussein al-Sheikh, member...
A member of Palestinian medical team is seen at an emergency center for monitoring, screening and preventive health care education about COVID-19, which was recently established by the Palestinian Ministry of Health, in the West Bank city of Nablus, March 9, 2020. Palestine on Monday reported six new cases of coronavirus, bringing the total number of the infected Palestinians to 25. (Photo by Ayman Nobani/Xinhua)

Palestinians celebrate Ramadan amid COVID-19

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by Fatima AbdulKarim During the month of Ramadan, Muslims fast from sunrise to sunset, celebrate and strengthen their family and social bonds....
Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas

Palestinian president says to ease lockdown measures

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Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas on Monday said the lockdown measures amid the COVID-19 will be eased according to a "carefully set plan" in some...
A Palestinian man sits in front of Israeli soldiers during clashes at Tayasir checkpoint near the West Bank city of Tubas, on Feb. 25, 2020. Dozens of Palestinian demonstrators clashed on Tuesday with Israeli soldiers at an Israeli army roadblock on a road leading to the Jordan Valley in the West Bank, medical and security sources said. (Photo by Nidal Eshtayeh/Xinhua)

Israeli settlers assault Palestinian homes in West Bank

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The Palestinian Authority (PA) Ministry of Foreign Affairs said that several Israeli settlers on Tuesday attacked Palestinian homes in the West Bank's Jordan Valley...
Israeli-occupied Palestinian

Palestine calls for international pressure to halt Israeli annexation of West Bank

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Palestine said it is in contact with world powers to prevent Israel from advancing its plan to annex parts of the West Bank, according...
A Palestinian policeman speaks to a driver at a checkpoint at the entrance of the West Bank city of Nablus, March 23, 2020. Palestinian authorities on Sunday declared a 14-day lockdown on the West Bank as part of measures to combat the spread of coronavirus pandemic. Prime Minister Mohammed Ishtaye announced a ban on transportation and movement between the West Bank districts, urging citizens to stay at home. (Photo by Nidal Eshtayeh/Xinhua)

Palestine says requests Israel to transfer fixed monthly tax revenues to support coronavirus emergency...

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Palestine said on Sunday that it has requested Israel to transfer a fixed monthly amount of 500 million new shekels (140 million U.S. dollars)...
Israeli-occupied Palestinian

Palestine extends state of emergency for 30 days over coronavirus

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Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas on Friday announced extention of the state of emergency in the Palestinian territories for 30 days amid the COVID-19 spread. ...
A researcher of CapitalBio Corporation shows a virus nucleic acid detection kit for six respiratory pathogens on March 10. Six respiratory pathogens, including the COVID-19, can be detected simultaneously within one and a half hours, requiring samples of only respiratory droplets. (Photo by Jiang Wenjie, People’s Daily Online)

Palestine seeks medical supplies to combat COVID-19 spread

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A senior Palestinian official said on Thursday that the Palestinian Authority sent a request to several countries for medical supplies, including testing kits, to...
Coronavirus

Palestinians laud government anti-coronavirus measures, with concerns about economy impact

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The Palestinians largely commended their government's tough measures of fighting the COVID-19 pandemic, but they are also concerned that the lockdown would lead to...
AFP/File / Abbas Momani Palestine Liberation Organisation second in command Saeb Erakat has demanded an apology from Eurovision song contest organisers after the Palestinian flag was among a list of banned banners at next month's event in Sweden

Palestine slams U.S. officials over remarks supporting settlements

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Palestine on Wednesday slammed senior U.S. officials, including U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo, for remarks supporting settlement activity in the occupied West Bank. ...
Palestinians take part in a protest against the death of Palestinian prisoner Bassam al-Sayeh in Gaza City, Sept. 9, 2019. Bassam al-Sayeh from the northern West Bank city of Nablus, who suffered cancer, died in an Israeli prison. The Palestinians slammed Israel for medical negligence. (Photo by Yasser Qudih/Xinhua)

Palestine welcomes Amazon’s decision to undo discriminatory shipment policy

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Palestine on Wednesday welcomed U.S. e-commerce giant Amazon's decision to undo its discriminatory shipment policy in the occupied West Bank. According to...
AFP/File / Abbas Momani Palestine Liberation Organisation second in command Saeb Erakat has demanded an apology from Eurovision song contest organisers after the Palestinian flag was among a list of banned banners at next month's event in Sweden

Palestine slams Israeli elections as being defined by “settlement, annexation, apartheid”

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Saeb Erekat, secretary general of Palestine Liberation Organization (PLO), on Monday slammed the Israeli elections as being defined by "settlement, annexation, and apartheid." ...
A Palestinian protester uses a slingshot to hurl stones at Israeli troops during clashes with Israeli troops on the Gaza-Israel border, east of southern Gaza Strip city of Khan Younis, Aug. 30, 2019. At least 54 Palestinians were injured on Friday, during clashes with Israeli soldiers in eastern Gaza Strip, close to the border with Israel, medics said. (Xinhua/Stringer)

Israeli election leads to no solutions to Israeli-Palestinian conflict

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The Israeli parliamentary election would not lead to any political solutions to Israeli-Palestinian conflict, according to Palestinian political analysts. Israelis voted on...
Chocolate

Palestinian woman makes special chocolate with local herbs

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Reem Shihab, a Palestinian woman from the West Bank city of Ramallah, has been making a special kind of chocolate with natural Palestinian herbs...
Israeli-occupied Palestinian

Palestinian experts say U.S. Mideast plan not to ensure Palestinian prosperity

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by Sanna Kamal Palestinian experts believed that the U.S. Mideast peace plan perpetuate Palestinian economy's dependence on Israel and will not ensure...
Israeli-occupied Palestinian

Palestine granted right to direct postal exchange with world

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Palestine on Thursday declared that the Universal Postal Union (UPU) has recognized its right to have direct postal exchange with the world via Jordan...
Palestinians take part in a protest against the death of Palestinian prisoner Bassam al-Sayeh in Gaza City, Sept. 9, 2019. Bassam al-Sayeh from the northern West Bank city of Nablus, who suffered cancer, died in an Israeli prison. The Palestinians slammed Israel for medical negligence. (Photo by Yasser Qudih/Xinhua)

Palestine protests Amazon’s discriminatory shipping policy

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Palestine on Wednesday sent a letter to e-commerce giant Amazon company in protest against its discriminatory shipping policy favoring residents in Israeli settlements in...
Israeli-occupied Palestinian

Palestine slams new Israeli settlement project

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Palestine on Tuesday slammed Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu's announcement of building 3,500 new settlement units in the West Bank. Palestinian President...
novel coronavirus

Coronavirus-free Palestine on high alert for outbreak

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Palestinian Health Minister Mai al-Kailah said on Sunday that Palestine is still free of coronavirus infection as the health authorities are being on high...
Chinese language

Palestinian universities cooperate in teaching Chinese language

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Various Palestinian universities on Saturday signed a cooperation agreement on Chinese language teaching. Under the agreement, Al-Quds University, which hosts the only...
Israeli-occupied Palestinian

PLO accuses Israel of seeking to undermine Palestinian control in Area B in West...

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Palestine Liberation Organization (PLO) on Saturday accused Israel of seeking to undermine the Palestinian Authority (PA)'s control in Area B in the West Bank. ...
Israeli-occupied Palestinian

Palestine slams Netanyahu’s plan to build new settlement homes as “systematic destruction of two-state...

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Palestine on Thursday condemned the plan of Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu to build thousands of settlement homes in Jerusalem, considering his decision "systematic...
European Union

Palestinian PM urges EU to fill vacuum of “failure” of U.S. Mideast peace plan

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Palestinian Prime Minister Mohammed Ishtaye on Wednesday called on the European Union to fill the vacuum that was a result of the "failure" of...
agricultural productivity

Palestine in discussion to lift Israeli ban on exports through mediation

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Palestine declared on Wednesday that it has engaged in negotiations with Israel through international mediators in order to lift its ban on Palestinian exports. ...
Israeli-occupied Palestinian

Palestine slams Israeli settlement plans

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Palestine on Wednesday slammed Israel over its intention to build thousands of new settlement units in north of East Jerusalem. Member of...
Palestine, Israel

Palestinian official says Israeli policies aim to destroy PA

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Palestinian official on Wednesday accused Israel of using policies to destroy the Palestinian Authority (PA). Secretary General of the Palestine Liberation...
Electricity

Palestine says new Israeli electricity grid in West Bank consolidates occupation

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Palestine said on Sunday that the Israeli plan to build a new electricity grid in the West Bank aims at "consolidation of illegal occupation." ...