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Saeb Erekat speaks during a press conference in the West Bank city of Ramallah, on September 11, 2018. (AP Photo-Nasser Shiyoukhi)

Palestinians reject US economic peace summit

The Palestinian leadership on Monday pushed back against a plan for an economic conference next month in support of Washington’s Middle East peace plan, saying it was not consulted and no party was entitled to negotiate on its behalf.
Madonna performs during a guest appearance at the Grand Final of the 2019 Eurovision Song Contest [Reuters]

Madonna sparks flag controversy at ‘non-political’ Eurovision

Madonna's anticipated guest performance during the Eurovision Song Contest in Israel sparked controversy in the final moments of the show.Madonna's anticipated guest performance during the Eurovision Song Contest in Israel sparked controversy in the final moments of the show.
Muhammad El-Amadi

Qatar sends $30 million in aid to Gaza Strip

A Qatari envoy has delivered 30 million dollars in aid to the Gaza Strip, Head of the Qatari Committee for the Reconstruction in the Gaza Strip, Mohamed el-Amadi, said on Tuesday.
Death tolls rise in surging Israel-Gaza fighting

234 Israelis injured in Gaza border violence

Since the start of Saturday’s rocket fire from the Gaza Strip into Israel, some 234 patients have been treated at Barzilai Hospital in Ashkelon and Soroka Medical Center in Beersheba.
Israel has waged three offensives on Gaza since December 2008, a year after Hamas assumed control of the Strip [Mustafa Hassona-Anadolu]

Hamas fires rockets after Israel carries out strikes in Gaza

Earlier on Thursday, Israeli warplanes targeted several Hamas positions in the northern part of the Strip in response to the alleged launch of incendiary balloons from the besieged enclave, the Israeli army said.
Osama Hajahjeh, handcuffed and blindfolded, runs away from Israeli soldiers [Mohammad Hmeid-AP Photo]

Palestinian teen says was shot while held by Israeli troops

A hospitalised Palestinian teen has said he was shot twice in his thighs by Israeli soldiers while he was handcuffed and blindfolded - the latest in what a leading rights group portrayed as a series of unjustified shootings of Palestinians by Israeli soldiers.
Iranian President Hassan Rouhani (R) speaks during a ceremony marking the country’s annual army day in Tehran, on April 18, 2019. – Iran’s President Hassan Rouhani called on Middle East states on April 18 to “drive back Zionism”, in an Army Day tirade against the Islamic republic’s archfoe Israel. Speaking flanked by top general as troops paraded in a show of might, Rouhani also sought to reassure the region that the weaponry on display was for defensive purposes and not a threat. (Photo by – / AFP)

Iran’s Hassan Rouhani calls on Mideast states to ‘drive back Zionism’

Iran’s President Hassan Rouhani called on Middle East states on Thursday to “drive back Zionism”, in an Army Day tirade against the Islamic republic’s arch-foe Israel.
[FILE]Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu (C) delivers a statement at the Israeli Parliament in Jerusalem, on December 24, 2018. – Israel’s government decided to hold early elections in April with Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu struggling to keep together a one-seat majority in parliament as he also faces potential corruption charges in the months ahead. (Photo by Marc Israel SELLEM / AFP) / Israel OUT

Benjamin Netanyahu wins record 5th term in Israel

Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu has won the national election, securing a record fifth term in office despite running neck-and-neck with his challenger Benny Gantz.
South Africa Foreign Minister Lindiwe Sisulu

Minister: South Africa downgrades it’s embassy in Israel

South Africa has downgraded its embassy in Tel Aviv, the foreign minister said Sunday, following a decision taken by the ruling party more than a year ago.
People gather in Gaza City to show their support to Palestinian prisoners held in Israeli jails [File- Anadolu]

Palestinian prisoners in Israel’s jails launch hunger strike

Palestinian prisoners in c jails have launched an open-ended mass hunger strike over deteriorating conditions in Israeli jails on Sunday.
Benjamin Netanyahu held surprise talks with Oman's Sultan Qaboos in Muscat last year [ Reuters]

Oman calls on Arabs to ease Israel’s ‘fears for its future’

A top Omani government official has said Arabs must take initiatives to make Israel overcome "fears for its future" in the region, drawing criticism from Jordan.

Israeli forces kill Palestinian in West Bank raid

Israeli soldiers have shot dead a Palestinian man and wounded at least three others during an overnight raid in the occupied West Bank, Palestinian health officials said.
A Palestinian protester with black face-paint flashes the victory sign while marching with others flying Palestinian and Turkish national flags, during a demonstration marking the first anniversary of the “March of Return” protests, near the border with Israel east of Gaza City on March 30, 2019. ANAS BABA / AFP

Gazan killed as border protests test calm ahead of Israel vote

A Palestinian was killed by Israeli fire on the Gaza border early Saturday, hours ahead of mass protests that could severely test a fragile calm between the Jewish state and the territory’s Islamist rulers Hamas.
Hamas leader Ismail Haniya

Report: Hamas-Israel ‘agreement’ on reducing Gaza tensions

A newspaper affiliated to Hamas is reporting that a deal has been reached with Israel to reduce tension in the Gaza Strip, as Palestinians prepare to mark the one-year anniversary of weekly protests along the border fence with Israel.
[FILE] Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu delivers a speech before lighting a stylised-menorah during the start of Hanukkah, the Jewish festival of lights, in Ramat Gan in the suburbs of the Mediterranean coastal city of Tel Aviv on December 2, 2018. – Israeli police on December 2 recommended indicting Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu and his wife Sara for bribery and other offences, the third such move against the premier in recent months. Netanyahu immediately rejected the accusations, but the three cases against him have led to speculation that they could eventually force the long-serving prime minister to step down. (Photo by Jack GUEZ / AFP)

Benjamin Netanyahu due back in Israel after Gaza ‘ceasefire’

Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu was due back in Israel on Tuesday after cutting short a Washington trip as a ceasefire announced by Hamas to end another severe Gaza escalation failed to fully take hold.

Israel court orders closure of building at tense Jerusalem holy site

An Israeli court on Sunday ordered the temporary closure of a side building at a highly sensitive Jerusalem holy site that has been the source of tensions in recent weeks.
Israeli forces at scene of Palestinian shooting attack near illegal Jewish settlement of Ariel, in occupied West Bank [Ammar Awad-Reuters]

Israeli killed in Palestinian attack in occupied West Bank

At least one Israeli has been killed and two others wounded in a Palestinian attack in the occupied West Bank on Sunday, an Israeli military spokesman said.
Palestinian demonstrators run away from teas gas fired by Israeli forces during a protest at the Israeli fence in the southern Gaza Strip [Ibraheem Abu Mustafa-Reuters]

Palestinian teenager killed by Israeli sniper in Gaza

A 15-year-old Palestinian boy was killed by Israeli soldiers on Wednesday during an evening protest near the Israeli fence east of the Gaza Strip.

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