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US says Palestinian unity govt must recognise Israel

US says Palestinian unity govt must recognise Israel

A Hamas official immediately rejected the comments as "blatant interference" in Palestinian affairs, but did not say directly whether the group planned to comply with any of the demands.

US withdraws from Unesco over 'anti-Israel bias'

US withdraws from Unesco over 'anti-Israel bias'

State Department spokeswoman Heather Nauert said Washington would establish an "observer mission" to replace its representation at the Paris-based agency.

Gaza Instagram stars want world to get the picture

Gaza Instagram stars want world to get the picture

They may not be able to leave Gaza without Israeli or Egyptian permission, but their photos can.

Hamas says deal reached in Palestinian reconciliation

Hamas says deal reached in Palestinian reconciliation

Rival Palestinian factions Hamas and Fatah have reached agreement on aspects of their bid to end a decade-long split during talks mediated by Egypt in Cairo, officials said on Thursday.

Fatah, Hamas to discuss security in Gaza under unity deal

Fatah, Hamas to discuss security in Gaza under unity deal

Negotiators from rival Palestinian factions Fatah and Hamas will discuss security in the Gaza Strip at unity talks in Cairo on Tuesday, including a proposal that would see Fatah security personnel deployed to Hamas-dominated territory.

Women march through desert for Israeli-Palestinian peace

Women march through desert for Israeli-Palestinian peace

The women, many of them dressed in white, descended through the arid hills leading to the river, where they erected a "peace tent".

Palestinian PM leaves Gaza after reconciliation visit

Palestinian PM leaves Gaza after reconciliation visit

Hamas agreed to hand over power to a unity government last month and Rami Hamdallah's visit, the first since 2015, saw his ministers take control of ministries in Gaza.

Palestinian government meets in Gaza for first time since 2014

Palestinian government meets in Gaza for first time since 2014

The Palestinian cabinet met in Gaza on Tuesday for the first time since 2014 in a further step towards the internationally recognised Palestinian Authority (PA) retaking control of the territory.

Palestinian PM to visit Gaza for reconciliation efforts

Palestinian PM to visit Gaza for reconciliation efforts

Palestinian prime minister Rami Hamdallah will travel to Gaza on October 2 as part of a fresh push to end a decade-long split between Fatah and Hamas, which runs the enclave, his government said Monday.

Palestinian PM to visit Gaza for reconciliation efforts

Palestinian PM to visit Gaza for reconciliation efforts

The visit follows concessions by Hamas after discussions with Egypt, which has urged it to take steps towards reconciliation with Palestinian President Mahmud Abbas's Fatah, based in the occupied West Bank.

Abbas, Trump hopeful over Middle East peace deal

Abbas, Trump hopeful over Middle East peace deal

Abbas thanked Trump for his seriousness on the issue and his effort "to achieve the deal of the century, during this year or in the coming months."

Palestinian family evicted from Jerusalem home of 50 years

Palestinian family evicted from Jerusalem home of 50 years

The Shamasneh family has for years been fighting a court battle against Jewish claimants who said that the building was their family property.