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Qatar welcomes UNGA move to protect Palestinians

Qatar welcomes UNGA move to protect Palestinians

Qatar has welcomed the United Nations General Assembly's adoption of the Arab-Islamic draft resolution on the protection of the Palestinian civilian population at its emergency meeting.

Emergency UN General Assembly meeting on Gaza called for Wednesday

Emergency UN General Assembly meeting on Gaza called for Wednesday

The UN General Assembly will hold an emergency meeting next Wednesday at 3:00 pm (19:00 GMT) to vote on an Arab-backed resolution on Gaza, the body's president Miroslav Lajcak announced Friday.

Israeli troops kill 3 Palestinians as Gaza protest resumes

Israeli troops kill 3 Palestinians as Gaza protest resumes

Israeli troops shot dead three Palestinians and wounded at least 618 others on Friday with live fire or tear gas used against protesters at the Gaza Strip border, medics said.

Palestinian shot dead trying to breach Gaza border: Israel army

Palestinian shot dead trying to breach Gaza border: Israel army

A Palestinian armed with an axe was shot dead trying to breach the Gaza-Israel border on Monday, the Israeli army said.

Israel-Gaza border falls quiet after Egypt brokers ceasefire

Israel-Gaza border falls quiet after Egypt brokers ceasefire

Militants from Hamas, the dominant group in Gaza, and Islamic Jihad fired dozens of rockets and mortar bombs at Israel throughout Tuesday.

Palestinians launch boats from Gaza to protest Israeli blockade

Palestinians launch boats from Gaza to protest Israeli blockade

One main boat carrying around 20 people accompanied by a group of smaller ones departed from the fishermen's port in Gaza City, organisers said.

Gaza militants fire barrage of mortars at southern Israel

Gaza militants fire barrage of mortars at southern Israel

A statement from the Israeli army said that "25 mortar shells were launched towards several sites in Israeli territory."

Palestinian president Abbas leaves hospital

Palestinian president Abbas leaves hospital

Palestinian president Mahmoud Abbas left hospital on Monday following eight days of treatment for pneumonia and pledged to return to work, an AFP journalist reported.

Palestinians to try to breach Israeli sea blockade

Palestinians to try to breach Israeli sea blockade

The boat also brings "dreams of our people and their aspirations for freedom", organiser Salah Abdul-Ati said.

Israeli occupation forces arrest five Palestinians

Israeli occupation forces arrest five Palestinians

Israeli occupation forces arrested at dawn Sunday four young Palestinians from occupied East Jerusalem, and one in Hebron, in the southern part of the occupied West Bank, after the army invaded many homes...

Palestinian president expected to leave hospital Sunday: sources

Palestinian president expected to leave hospital Sunday: sources

Palestinian president Mahmoud Abbas is expected to leave hospital on Sunday afternoon after a week of treatment for pneumonia, a Palestinian official and medical source said.

Palestinians slam Israeli move to build 2,500 more settler homes

Palestinians slam Israeli move to build 2,500 more settler homes

Palestinian Presidential spokesman Nabil Abu Rudeineh has slammed Israel's announcement on Thursday that it will give final approval to the construction of 2,500 new homes in the occupied West Bank ...