Israel to grant 10,000 working permits for Palestinians in West Bank

April 14, 2016 by · Comments Off on Israel to grant 10,000 working permits for Palestinians in West Bank 

RAMALLAH, April 13 (Xinhua) — Head of Palestinian General Federation of Trade Unions, Shaher Saad, said Wednesday that Israel informed them that it will grant 10,000 working permits for Palestinian workers of the West Bank into Israel.

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Hamas militants seize Israeli drone falling on Gaza

September 20, 2015 by · Comments Off on Hamas militants seize Israeli drone falling on Gaza 

GAZA, Sept. 20 — Hamas movement militants seized an Israeli reconnaissance drone that fell on northern Gaza Strip, the second within two months, a Hamas official said Saturday.

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Palestinians get only 30 % of funds pledged by donors to rebuild Gaza: PM

September 1, 2015 by · Comments Off on Palestinians get only 30 % of funds pledged by donors to rebuild Gaza: PM 

RAMALLAH, Aug. 31 — The Palestinian authorities have received only 30 percent of the USD 5.4 billion pledged by Arab and international donors in a Cairo meeting last year for the reconstruction of the Gaza Strip, Palestinian Prime Minister Rami Hamdallah has said.

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Israeli naval forces detain two Gaza fishermen

August 11, 2015 by · Comments Off on Israeli naval forces detain two Gaza fishermen 

GAZA, Aug. 10 — The Israeli navy on Monday arrested two Palestinian fishermen while sailing offshore the coast in northern Gaza Strip, according to the Palestinian fishermen captain.

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Hamas slams Amnesty International report on Israel's war on Gaza

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GAZA, March 26 — The Islamic Hamas movement on Thursday slammed a report issued by Amnesty International, which accused the movement of using and killing civilians.

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Egypt reopens Rafah crossing with Gaza for 2 days

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GAZA, March 9 — egypt on Monday reopened Rafah crossing point on the border with the Gaza Strip to hundreds of stranded Palestinians, a statement said.

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Hamas says blacklisting it as terrorist makes Egypt unfit as mediator

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GAZA, March 2 — The Islamic Hamas movement on Monday said that the decision of an Egyptian court to brand it as a terrorist group makes Egypt unfit as a mediator in Palestinian issues.

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Palestinians accuse Israel of attempting to topple authority

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RAMALLAH, Feb. 22 — A senior Palestinian official on Sunday accused Israel of seeking to topple the Palestinian National Authority (PNA) by withholding the tax revenue dues.

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UNRWA receives donations from Saudi Arabia for Gaza reconstruction

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GAZA, Feb. 3 — The United Nations for Relief and Work Agency (UNRWA) announced Tuesday it received US$ 13.5 million from Saudi Arabia for victims of last summer's Israeli offensive on the Gaza Strip.

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Egypt temporarily reopens Rafah crossing with Gaza for three days

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GAZA, Jan. 20 — egypt on Tuesday reopened Rafah border crossing point on the borders with the Gaza Strip for three days to enable patients and students to travel abroad, Gaza security officials said.

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