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Israel says 300 Palestinian inmates end hunger strike

Israel says 300 Palestinian inmates end hunger strike

An Israeli minister said Sunday that 300 Palestinians have agreed to end an almost two-week-old hunger strike launched in protest at the conditions of their detention.

Palestinians slam Israel for refusing talks with hunger strikers

Palestinians slam Israel for refusing talks with hunger strikers

Palestinian leaders on Wednesday denounced Israel's refusal to negotiate with Palestinians on hunger strike in Israeli jails, warning of a ‘new intifada’ if any of them die.

Palestinians in Israeli jails launch mass hunger strike

Palestinians in Israeli jails launch mass hunger strike

Hundreds of Palestinians in Israeli jails launched a hunger strike on Monday following a call from leader and prominent prisoner Marwan Barghouti, a Palestinian Authority official said.

Fresh Gaza protests after Palestinian pay cut

Fresh Gaza protests after Palestinian pay cut

Fresh protests against civil service pay cuts broke out in Gaza on Saturday, as pressure builds on Palestinian president Mahmud Abbas to tackle the crisis.

Israeli killed in West Bank car ramming attack: army

Israeli killed in West Bank car ramming attack: army

A Palestinian man carried out a car-ramming next to a bus stop near a settlement in the occupied West Bank on Thursday, killing one Israeli and wounding another, officials said.

Hamas hangs three Gaza 'collaborators' with Israel

Hamas hangs three Gaza 'collaborators' with Israel

Gaza's Hamas rulers hanged three men they accused of collaborating with Israel Thursday following calls for revenge for the killing of one of their commanders last month, an AFP journalist reported.

Israel blocking rights workers' access to Gaza: HRW

Israel blocking rights workers' access to Gaza: HRW

Israel is blocking rights activists' access to and from the Gaza Strip, hampering their work in the Palestinian enclave run by Islamist movement Hamas, Human Rights Watch said Monday.

Netanyahu vows to move ahead on new settlement plan

Netanyahu vows to move ahead on new settlement plan

Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu vowed on Thursday to move ahead on a plan to create Israel's first new settlement in the occupied West Bank in more than 20 years despite international concern over the issue.

Arab leaders renew call for Palestinian state

Arab leaders renew call for Palestinian state

After weeks of heightened unease over the stance of the United States under the new administration of President Donald Trump, Arab leaders reaffirmed their commitment to a two-state solution to the Arab-Israeli conflict.

'Israel bias' row enters UN rights council stage

'Israel bias' row enters UN rights council stage

A United Nations rights expert issued a blistering criticism of Israel's policies on Monday, deepening a row over alleged anti-Israel bias within the UN following US pressure.

Abbas to meet Egyptian leader ahead of Trump talks

Abbas to meet Egyptian leader ahead of Trump talks

Mahmud Abbas will meet Egyptian President Abdel Fattah al-Sisi in Cairo on Monday with ties strained between them and ahead of the Palestinian leader's talks with Donald Trump in Washington.

Hezbollah says UN "weak" after critical Israel report pulled

Hezbollah says UN "weak" after critical Israel report pulled

The leader of the Lebanese Hezbollah movement denounced the United Nations on Saturday as weak after the withdrawal of a report accusing Israel of imposing an "apartheid regime" on Palestinians.