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Palestinians don't need Bahrain meeting, they need peace - finance minister

Palestinians don't need Bahrain meeting, they need peace - finance minister

Palestinians don't need this week's US-led Bahrain meeting to develop their country, they need peace, Palestinian Finance Minister Shukri Bishara said on Sunday.

Palestinians shun Bahrain conference proposed by US

Palestinians shun Bahrain conference proposed by US

The Palestinian leadership has not been consulted about a US-led conference in Bahrain next month in support of Washington's Middle East peace plan, Palestinian Prime Minister Mohammad Shtayyeh said.

Gaza-Israel border falls quiet as ceasefire takes hold

Gaza-Israel border falls quiet as ceasefire takes hold

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.

4 killed, 300 hurt as Gaza marks 'March of Return' anniversary

4 killed, 300 hurt as Gaza marks 'March of Return' anniversary

Four Palestinian demonstrators have been killed and more than 300 injured in clashes with the Israeli army on the Gaza border since Friday night, the Gaza Health Ministry said yesterday.

No halt to Gaza flare-up despite 'ceasefire'

No halt to Gaza flare-up despite 'ceasefire'

Israel kept up air strikes on Gaza into Tuesday and Palestinian militants launched new rockets despite a reported ceasefire deal, raising fears of a return to open conflict in the enclave.

Qatar likely to make seat belt mandatory for back seat passengers

Qatar likely to make seat belt mandatory for back seat passengers

Qatar is likely to make it mandatory soon that back seat passengers should also wear seat belts, a top official disclosed on Monday.

Qatar calls for steps to stop Israeli crimes against Palestinians

Qatar calls for steps to stop Israeli crimes against Palestinians

Qatar has called on the international community to take all necessary measures to stop the violations and crimes committed by the Israeli occupation forces against the Palestinians.

Palestinian president appoints ally Shtayyeh as new PM

Palestinian president appoints ally Shtayyeh as new PM

Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas has chosen his close adviser Mohammad Shtayyeh to be the new prime minister, the Palestinian news agency WAFA reported on Sunday.

Two Palestinians martyred by occupation forces in western Ramallah

Two Palestinians martyred by occupation forces in western Ramallah

Two Palestinians were martyred by Israeli occupation forces on Monday, while a third was injured at the entrance to Kafr Ni'ma village, northwestern Ramallah in the northern West Bank.

Two Palestinians killed by toxic gas in Egypt border tunnel

Two Palestinians killed by toxic gas in Egypt border tunnel

Two Palestinians including a Hamas policeman suffocated to death from gas in a cross-border tunnel under Gaza's frontier with Egypt, the enclave's interior ministry said Monday.

Occupation forces arrest 9 Palestinians in West Bank

Occupation forces arrest 9 Palestinians in West Bank

Israeli occupation forces arrested nine Palestinians in various parts of the West Bank Monday.

Hamas rejects Abbas plan to dissolve Palestinian parliament

Hamas rejects Abbas plan to dissolve Palestinian parliament

Hamas on Sunday denounced Palestinian president Mahmoud Abbas's plan to dissolve the largely defunct Palestinian parliament that it controls, calling it a move to ‘serve his partisan interests’.