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Palestinian political parties vow ‘to start disengaging from Israel’

The Palestine Liberation Organization (PLO) has said it is taking a series of measures to begin "disengaging" from Israel, including seeking action against the latter at the United Nations and the International Criminal Court (ICC).

Palestinian leaders suspend recognition of Israel

The Palestine Liberation Organisation (PLO) has decided to suspend its recognition of Israel until the latter recognises the State of Palestine on its 1967 borders, with East Jerusalem as its capital.

Palestinians slam US veto on Jerusalem resolution

The Palestinian ambassador to the UN has rejected a US veto in the United Nations Security Council that called for a resolution against President Donald Trump's recent recognition of Jerusalem as Israel's capital.

Jerusalem: Palestinians to scale up protests, scorn Mike Pence

President Donald Trump’s recognition of Jerusalem as the capital of Israel has called for intensified demonstrations and protests in Palestine and also scorn for US Vice President Mike Pence due to talk with Fatah leader.

US reverses move to close Palestinian office in DC

The United States has backtracked on an announcement that Palestinian offices in Washington DC would be closed following threats to sever all communication with the Americans as they work on a new Middle East peace plan.

Palestinian factions agree on elections in 2018

Palestinian factions led by Fatah and Hamas have agreed to hold general elections no later than at the end of 2018, as part of the latest round of reconciliation talks held in Cairo.

Israel delays vote on bill to Judaise Jerusalem

Israel has delayed a vote on a controversial bill that would annex illegal settlements in the occupied West Bank to the Israeli-defined boundaries of the city of Jerusalem.

Full list of Nobel Peace Prize winners

Here is the full list of Nobel Peace Prize laureates from 1901, when the prize was first awarded.

Fatah and Hamas: A decade of strained relations

Ties between Palestinian rivals Fatah, a secular party, and the Islamist Hamas have been tense for a decade, at times erupting into deadly conflict.

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