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Jerusalem is not for sale, says Palestine president

Jerusalem is not for sale, says Palestine president

Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas attacked US efforts to forge an Israeli-Palestinian peace deal during his UN General Assembly speech, calling Washington a biased mediator ...

Jared Kushner hopeful about Mideast peace chances

Jared Kushner hopeful about Mideast peace chances

Jared Kushner, President Donald Trump's son-in-law and special adviser, has defended his policy of punishing the Palestinians to push them into new peace talks with Israel.

US to close Palestinian mission in Washington: PLO

US to close Palestinian mission in Washington: PLO

The Palestinian leadership cut off contact with the Trump administration after the US president recognised the disputed city of Jerusalem as Israel's capital in December.

Palestinians reject US peace effort; Trump hints at Israeli trade-off

Palestinians reject US peace effort; Trump hints at Israeli trade-off

A senior Palestinian official slammed US President Donald Trump's efforts to forge an Israeli-Palestinian peace deal as "illusions" on Wednesday, a day after Trump said Israel will have to pay a price for his controversial recognition of Jerusalem as Israel's capital.

UK urges Israel not to demolish Khan al-Ahmar village east of Jerusalem

UK urges Israel not to demolish Khan al-Ahmar village east of Jerusalem

The UK government urged the Israeli government to reconsider its decision to demolish the Palestinian Bedouin village ‘Khan al-Ahmar’ east of Jerusalem, after the Supreme Court of the Israeli entity rejected the final appeal ...

Palestinian child wounded in West Bank, another arrested in Jerusalem

Palestinian child wounded in West Bank, another arrested in Jerusalem

Israeli occupation forces has injured dozens of Palestinians including a child by tear gas during clashes with the Israeli forces in the West Bank town of Beit Ummar.

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...

16 Palestinians killed in Gaza as anger mounts over US embassy

16 Palestinians killed in Gaza as anger mounts over US embassy

Protests intensified on the 70th anniversary of Israel's founding, as loudspeakers on Gaza mosques urged Palestinians to join a "Great March of Return".

US envoy sees peace hope after Israel embassy move

US envoy sees peace hope after Israel embassy move

Tens of thousands of Palestinians are expected to gather along the border between Gaza and Israel on Monday to protest the embassy opening.

Hamas wants Palestinian protesters to breach border fence

Hamas wants Palestinian protesters to breach border fence

Asked what he wanted to see from protests on Monday and Tuesday, Hamas official Yahya Sinwar pointed out Israel has never specifically defined its borders.

Trump not going to Jerusalem for US embassy opening

Trump not going to Jerusalem for US embassy opening

President Donald Trump will not travel to Israel next week for the opening of the new US embassy in Jerusalem, the White House said on Monday, announcing that Deputy Secretary of State John Sullivan will lead the delegation.

US Embassy road signs go up in Jerusalem

US Embassy road signs go up in Jerusalem

At least three US Embassy road signs went up in Jerusalem on Monday ahead of next week's opening of the mission in accordance with President Donald Trump's recognition of the city as Israel's capital.