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Jerusalem - Jared Kushner, President Donald Trump's son-in-law and senior adviser, has deep business and personal ties to Israel that could raise questions about his ability to serve as an honest broker as he oversees the White House's Mideast peace ...
A former Palestinian prisoner who Israel sent to Gaza after his release has been found shot dead at the entrance of his house in Gaza City.
Ramallah, West Bank (Reuters) - Israeli troops shot dead a Palestinian and wounded three others on Thursday in the occupied West Bank, a Palestinian health official said. The Israeli army said they had attacked a settlement with petrol bombs.
Palestinian UF student detained after Spring Break cruise. Friends and family created a GoFundMe to ... A UF international student from Palestine was detained by Immigration and Customs Enforcement over Spring Break, and he now awaits deportation. Ali ...
Gaza--A young Palestinian woman distraught at the unrest that plagues her native Gaza came up with a simple solution to rebuilding homes destroyed in a 2014 uprising.
Jerusalem (AP) - A prominent Palestinian cartographer says he used a tool of his trade - a map - to explain to Israeli authorities they shouldn't have closed his office on the outskirts of Jerusalem last week.
... customers away with his strategy of getting rid of promotional pricing. Ellison has been pushing the company to expand its plus-size offering, delve deeper into the home business, and slash costs. Calls to the J.C. Penney corporate office were not ...
To the left is an auditorium named Edward Said Hall, after the Palestinian American academic, an advocate for the political rights of Palestinians, and a pioneer of post-colonial thought. Above the doorway of Yasser Arafat Hall, which is to the right ...
"Youssef Abou Azra, 18, was killed and two other Palestinians injured by artillery fire by the occupier (Israel) to the east of Rafah," the large city to the south of the Gaza Strip, said Achraf al-Qodra, spokesman for the Ministry of Health in Gaza.
In one particular instance, a confidentiality agreement was signed. "We work on projects all the time, and we try to bring them to fruition," he said.
CAIRO (AP) - Egyptian and Palestinian leaders are holding talks in Cairo in what Egyptian media reports are branding a "reconciliation" meeting.
The Indian football team will compete in international friendlies against Lebanon and Palestine as part of its preparations for the AFC Asian Cup Qualifiers, UAE 2019.
Some analysts say Palestinian President Mahmud Abbas regards the camp as a support base for his political rival Mohammed Dahlan, who lives in exile.
WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The United States on Monday criticized the U.N. human rights Council, saying addressing the human rights situation in Palestine and other occupied Arab territories as part of its agenda exhibited the group's "long-standing bias ...
In recognition of National women's History Month, the Palestine Negro Business & Professional Women's Club, Inc., paid tribute to the memory of Georgia Elizabeth Carson McCoy.
The official Palestinian news agency Wafa said today that President Mahmoud Abbas had spoken to Rima Khalaf by phone and given her Palestine's Medal of the Highest Honor in recognition of her "courage and support" for the Palestinian people.
Ramallah, West Bank (Reuters) - Israeli soldiers in the occupied West Bank opened fire at Palestinian protesters throwing stones at them on Friday, killing a 16-year-old, the Palestinian health ministry said. An Israeli military spokeswoman said ...
... 16,000 vehicles met the same fate, Palestinian police said, with 5,000 in January and February in the small territory occupied for 50 years by Israel.
A U.N. agency published a report on Wednesday accusing Israel of imposing an "apartheid regime" of racial discrimination on the Palestinian people, and said it was the first time a U.N. body had clearly made the charge. Israel's Foreign Ministry ...
Jerusalem (Reuters) - Israel ordered the closure of an office in Arab East Jerusalem on Tuesday as it was suspected of being funded by the Palestinian Authority and involved with monitoring the sale of Palestinian property to Jews, police said.
Ramallah, West Bank (AP) - Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas says U.S. President Donald Trump has assured him of his commitment to Israeli-Palestinian peace efforts. Abbas on Sunday spoke about what he described as a constructive phone call ...
Perhaps my tendency to stick my nose in other people's business is problematic, but this does not mean the Big Apple has the legitimacy to beat me down.
March 12, 2002: Israel launches assault against Palestinians ... Witnesses said 150 tanks thrust overnight into Ramallah and nearby refugee camps, tearing up roads and crushing cars in the main Palestinian commercial and political hub in the West Bank.
"protests against Radiohead's appearance in a state which each week announces more seizures of Palestinian land are already growing," the activists add.
... Abbas "to visit the White House soon to discuss ways to resume the (Palestinian-Israeli) political process," Wafa quoted Abbas's spokesman as saying.
Jerusalem (Reuters) - U.S. President Donald Trump and Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas will speak by telephone later on Friday, the White House and Palestinian officials said, their first contact since Trump took office. The call, scheduled for 12 ...
Beirut (AP) - Lebanon's state news agency says one Palestinian has been killed and others wounded during intense clashes that erupted in one of the capital's crowded southern suburbs.
Trump is unpopular among Palestinians because he appeared to break from his predecessor and adopt friendlier positions toward the Israeli government, including a vague stance on Palestinian statehood and a more lenient approach to settlements in ...
A senior Islamic Hamas movement official on Thursday said that his movement was seeking to self-manage the various Palestinian ministries responsible for daily affairs in the Gaza Strip. The move came "after the current Palestinian consensus government ...
According to invoices from City Attorney Ron Stutes to the city of Palestine, the city, in the last nine months, has paid about $31,000 to try to shut Laza's business down, and the case is far from over. And, according to court documents, Laza has ...
RAMALLAH, Palestine (AA): Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas on Wednesday met with U.K. Foreign Secretary Boris Johnson at Palestinian Authority headquarters in the West Bank city of Ramallah. According to ... Earlier Wednesday, Johnson met with ...
Claire Anastas is a Palestinian Christian, born and bred in Bethlehem. She and her husband were, until recently, the owners of the only hotel along the Israeli separation barrier.
The CEO of NPPF, Mr. Said Al- Saghir was recently presented with the certificate of Honorary Membership of Palestine Business Council of Dubai, in a joint visit by Palestinian embassy and PBC at the Dubai factory of NPPF on February 26, 2017. The visit ...
... by Palestinians and rights groups. A number of Israeli politicians have called for him to be pardoned, including Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu.
Haley has fiercely criticized the former administration for failing to use its veto to defend Israel and has dismissed the resolution as a "terrible mistake.
Ramallah: Despite the tangible achievement and noticeable representation of the Palestinian women at the highest levels in politics and business and work, many leading women who spoke to 'gulf News', expressed dissatisfaction with the current situation ...
Netanyahu currently heads what is seen as the most right-wing government in Israeli history, with key members of his coalition openly opposing a Palestinian State. Forming a unity ... The document reportedly delivered to Herzog in September was a ...
British street artist Banksy has opened a hotel in the West Bank city of Bethlehem, Friday, close to the separation wall Israel has built inside the Palestinian West Bank. The Walled Off Hotel, with concrete slab views, functions as a hotel, museum ...
In August 2015, pictures of an armed Israeli soldier in Nabi Saleh pinning down a crying Palestinian boy against a rock went viral on social media and made international headlines.
Bethlehem, West Bank (Reuters) - A year ago, Nuseir Yassin, a 24-year-old Harvard graduate, was living in New York City, working for a successful hi-tech company and earning $120,000 a year.
According to Jessica Jones, branch manager, the new facility will be located at the corner of Mallard and Lacy Street. Commercial Bank of Texas was founded in October of 1901 by T. J. Williams as Commercial National Bank of Nacogdoches with initial ...
The Palestine City Council wants businesses in the downtown area to pony up to add a railroad crossing arm at Magnolia Street off of Spring Street.
Many Arabs and Muslims have asked me: "Why do you support President Donald Trump?" I have explained that he was not my preferred choice.
"Being half-Palestinian, it means the world to me to be on the first-ever cover(s) of @voguearabia, and I hope that this magazine will show another layer of the fashion industry's desire to continue to accept, celebrate, and incorporate all people ...
Jerusalem (Reuters) - An Israeli soldier who was sentenced to 18 months' imprisonment for killing a wounded and incapacitated Palestinian assailant appealed on Wednesday against a manslaughter conviction that could have sent him for jail for a ...
Jerusalem (Reuters) - An Israeli settler in the occupied West Bank on Wednesday shot and killed a knife-wielding Palestinian assailant who broke into his home and stabbed him, the Israeli military said. An army spokeswoman said the attack took place in ...
As Gaza enters its eleventh year of the Israeli blockade, the Palestinian territory is suffering record levels of unemployment with an increasing number of people ...
According to Munir Jaghoub, spokesman of Fatah's Mobilisation and Organisation commissariat, facebook closed the account because of an historic photo of former Palestine president Yasser Arafat grasping a rifle, while standing alongside Fatah Vice ...
Ain al-Hilweh is an impoverished, overcrowded camp near the coastal city of Sidon, and is home to some 61,000 Palestinians, including 6,000 who have fled the war in Syria.






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