A surge in deadly violence in the Gaza Strip and southern Israel petered out overnight with Palestinian officials reporting that Egypt had mediated a ceasefire on Monday ending the most serious spate of cross-border clashes for months.
The State of Qatar expressed its strong denunciation and condemnation of Israeli shelling of Gaza Strip in which a number of Palestinians were martyred ...
Jordan, home to a large Palestinian population, has warned of consequences of what it termed Israeli "escalation" against the Gaza Strip and called for halting Israeli airstrikes on the populous enclave.
Four Palestinians were killed and 51 injured during clashes on Friday with Israeli army forces in the eastern Gaza Strip, medics and security sources said.
The World Bank warned Wednesday of a deepening economic crisis in the occupied West Bank if the Palestinian Authority and Israel do not resolve a dispute over tax transfers.
A Palestinian teen was shot dead by the Israeli army Friday during renewed clashes on the Gaza border, the health ministry in the Palestinian enclave said.
The Advisory Council yesterday held its regular weekly session under the chairmanship of HE the Speaker Ahmed bin Abdulla bin Zaid al-Mahmoud.