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Israel building underground wall
Israeli defense officials on Thursday said the government has begun work on a massive underground barrier along the border with Gaza meant to block Hamas militants from tunneling into Israel.
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Palestinian high court suspends election due to Hamas, Fatah feud
Andrew V. PestanoRAMALLAH, West Bank, Sept. 8 (UPI) -- The Palestinian High Court of Justice has suspended municipal elections in the West Bank and Gaza due to a dispute between Fatah and Hamas.
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Palestinian court suspends local elections
High court decision comes after disputes between the rival Fatah and Hamas movements over candidate lists.
318 points by Al Jazeera English | Israel Gaza Strip Palestinian National Authority Palestinian territories Second Intifada West Bank Palestine Liberation Organization Six-Day War
Palestinians blame Israeli obstruction for declining West Bank tourism
The Palestinian National Authority has been making increased efforts to attract tourists to its historical religious sites. However, earnings from tourism are still meager with the West Bank under tight Israeli control. Read Full Article at RT.com
26 points by Russia Today | Israel West Bank Palestinian territories Jordan Palestinian people Palestine Gaza Strip Palestine Liberation Organization
How Palestinians should respond to Trump's 'one state'
Palestinians must make clear that the sole prerequisite that is needed for a lasting peace is justice on their lands.
6 points by Al Jazeera English | Israel Palestinian National Authority Gaza Strip Oslo Accords West Bank Palestine Liberation Organization Palestine Proposals for a Palestinian state
Rift with Trump: UN and Arab heads endorse 2-state solution
JERUSALEM — The United Nations and the Arab League on Thursday issued a joint statement in support of the establishment of a Palestinian state, exposing a rift with President Donald Trump, who says it's up to Israel and the Palestinians to agree on the form of a final settlement.The statement came a day after Trump and the visiting Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu refused to endorse the two-state solution as the preferred outcome of peace talks, abandoning what has been the cornerstone of U.S.-led peace efforts for two decades.
-2 points by Boston Herald | Israel Proposals for a Palestinian state Palestinian National Authority Oslo Accords West Bank Jordan Palestinian territories Palestine Liberation Organization
Trump backs off two-state solution for Israel, Palestine
President Donald Trump rejected the long-established US framework for Middle East peacemaking at a White House visit with Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu Wednesday as he announced his desire to reach "the ultimate deal."
1472 points by CNN | Israel Jordan Palestine Liberation Organization Saudi Arabia Palestinian National Authority West Bank Proposals for a Palestinian state Middle East
UN chief: 'No alternative' to Palestine-Israel solution
UN Secretary-General Guterres says two-state solution is the only way forward for peace between Israel and Palestine.
3320 points by Al Jazeera English | Israel Proposals for a Palestinian state West Bank Palestine Liberation Organization Palestinian territories Jerusalem Palestine Second Intifada
Is the PLO helping or harming Palestinians in Syria?
Critics accuse the PLO of failing to protect or financially support Palestinian refugees in war-torn Syria.
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Hamas Puts Militant in Charge of Gaza
Hamas has elected a former militant commander as its political leader in the Gaza Strip, indicating the growing influence of the group’s armed wing in the Palestinian enclave.
109 points by The Wall Street Journal | Hamas Gaza Strip Palestinian National Authority Israel Palestinian territories Egypt Yasser Arafat Palestine Liberation Organization
Seahawks star refuses to be ‘pawn’ in Israel-Palestine conflict
Say what you will about the Bennett brothers, but they are men of principle. Michael Bennett announced this week that he would not take part in a scheduled trip to Israel with other NFL players, with the Seattle Seahawks lineman saying, “I will not be used” as a pawn by the Israeli government in a...
167 points by New York Post | Israel Palestinian National Authority Bethlehem Second Intifada Jordan Palestinian territories Palestine Palestine Liberation Organization
Palestine writer 'unable to go home' after ban on novel
Ramallah-based writer stranded abroad after controversial novel banned and an arrest warrant issued.
1422 points by Al Jazeera English | Israel West Bank Palestine Liberation Organization Palestinian territories Yasser Arafat Oslo Accords Palestine Jordan
Israeli army strikes Gaza after rocket fired
At least three Palestinian wounded in several Israeli air strikes after rocket is fired into southern Israel.
846 points by Al Jazeera English | Gaza Strip Israel Palestinian National Authority Hamas Second Intifada Palestine Liberation Organization Palestinian territories Six-Day War
Palestinian killed in clashes at Gaza-Israel border
GAZA CITY, Gaza Strip (AP) — Gaza's health ministry says a Palestinian was killed by soldiers in clashes along the border between the territory ruled by the Islamic militant group Hamas and Israel.
-2 points by Arizona Daily Star | Israel Palestinian National Authority Gaza Strip Palestinian territories Yasser Arafat Second Intifada Hamas Palestine Liberation Organization
Israel: Forces shoot and lightly wound Palestinian girl, 13
JERUSALEM (AP) - Israel's Defense Ministry says its forces shot a 13-year-old Palestinian girl in the leg after she refused to stop at a West Bank crossing. It says she later told Israeli authorities she wanted to die. The Defense Ministry says the girl ignored calls and warning shots to ...
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Running on sunshine: Palestinian students build solar car to beat Israeli fuel blockade (VIDEO)
Israel’s continued blockade of Palestinian territory along the Gaza Strip has not only infringed on residents’ human rights, but also choked the area of essential resources such as fuel. Read Full Article at RT.com
30164 points by Russia Today | Israel Gaza Strip Palestinian territories Palestinian National Authority Egypt Gaza Palestine Liberation Organization Hamas