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Eight years late, Palestinian mail arrives in West Bank

Eight years late, Palestinian mail arrives in West Bank

The 10.5 tonnes of mail had been held in Jordan since 2010 because Israel would not permit direct transfer to the Palestinian Authority in the West Bank.

Israel reopens its only goods crossing with Gaza

Israel reopens its only goods crossing with Gaza

Both Israeli and Palestinian officials confirmed the reopening of the crossing, a key lifeline for Gazans and their crippled economy.

Israeli PM demands 'total' ceasefire from Hamas

Israeli PM demands 'total' ceasefire from Hamas

There have been efforts by UN officials and Egypt to secure a long-term truce between Israel and Hamas, though Israeli officials have not commented on them.

Gaza ceasefire holds after two-day flare-up, protests expected

Gaza ceasefire holds after two-day flare-up, protests expected

A rise in cross-border rockets and air strikes in recent weeks has prompted the United Nations and Egypt to try to broker a truce to prevent another all-out conflict.

Gaza truce talks focus on easing closure in return for calm: Israel

Gaza truce talks focus on easing closure in return for calm: Israel

Gaza, under years of grinding Israeli and Egyptian sanctions aimed at isolating Hamas, has seen a surge in tensions since Palestinians launched weekly border protests on March 30.

Two hurt as Israel hits Gaza targets over 'arson balloons'

Two hurt as Israel hits Gaza targets over 'arson balloons'

An Israeli drone attacked a Palestinian militant base in the northern Gaza Strip on Sunday, moderately injuring two people, security officials in the Hamas-ruled territory said.

Abbas spokesman Rudeineh named deputy Palestinian PM

Abbas spokesman Rudeineh named deputy Palestinian PM

Nabil Abu Rudeineh will serve as deputy prime minister and information minister, the government said.

Seized Gaza ship captain accuses Israel of breaking international law

Seized Gaza ship captain accuses Israel of breaking international law

The captain of a Norwegian boat carrying pro-Palestinian activists en route to Gaza has accused Israeli authorities of violating the law by boarding the vessel in international waters ...

UN's Palestinian aid agency cuts staff after US reduces funding

UN's Palestinian aid agency cuts staff after US reduces funding

Following the United States' decision to reduce UN funding for Palestinians, the United Nations Relief and Works Agency for Palestine Refugees (UNRWA) has cut its workforce in the Gaza Strip.

Hamas vows revenge after Israeli raid kills three militants

Hamas vows revenge after Israeli raid kills three militants

The military wing of Gaza's rulers Hamas on Thursday vowed revenge after Israeli strikes killed three militants in the latest flare-up of violence.

Gaza goods crossing to reopen on Tuesday if calm maintained

Gaza goods crossing to reopen on Tuesday if calm maintained

Israeli authorities say hundreds of fires have been started by firebombs since April.

Qatar will continue to support Palestinian people

Qatar will continue to support Palestinian people

HE the Advisory Council Speaker said there are attempts to undermine the Palestinian cause because of the lack of unity among Arabs.