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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Palestinian shot dead for alleged stabbing attack in West Bank

December 2, 2015 by · Comments Off on Palestinian shot dead for alleged stabbing attack in West Bank 

JERUSALEM, Dec. 1 — Israeli soldiers shot and killed a Palestinian man Tuesday after he allegedly tried to stab Jewish commuters at a busy junction in the West Bank, Israeli officials said.

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Palestine, ahead of UN chief's visit, urges int'l protection

October 21, 2015 by · Comments Off on Palestine, ahead of UN chief's visit, urges int'l protection 

RAMALLAH, Oct. 20 — Palestinian officials said Tuesday that they will urge United Nations Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon to respond to Palestinian request for international protection.

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Israel erects security barrier in east Jerusalem amid wave of violence

October 19, 2015 by · Comments Off on Israel erects security barrier in east Jerusalem amid wave of violence 

JERUSALEM, Oct. 19 — Israeli police have started erecting a separation barrier between Palestinian and Jewish neighborhoods in east Jerusalem on Sunday amid increasing violence in the area and throughout Israel.

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PLO forms new committee to study transition from PNA to state

October 7, 2015 by · Comments Off on PLO forms new committee to study transition from PNA to state 

RAMALLAH, Oct. 7 — Palestine Liberation Organization (PLO) on Tuesday commissioned a special committee to study plans of turning the Palestinian National Authority (PNA) to a state as soon as possible.

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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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Israel bans Gaza, West Bank footballers from playing on Palestinian Cup

August 4, 2015 by · Comments Off on Israel bans Gaza, West Bank footballers from playing on Palestinian Cup 

RAMALLAH, Aug. 3 — The Palestinian Football Association (PFA) postponed on Sunday the final match of the Palestinian Soccer Cup after Israel banned West Bank footballers from playing in Gaza.

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Israeli security forces demolish structures in West Bank settlement

August 4, 2015 by · Comments Off on Israeli security forces demolish structures in West Bank settlement 

JERUSALEM, Aug. 3 — Israeli security forces demolished four illegal structures in a West Bank settlement overnight Sunday, a spokesperson from the Defense Ministry confirmed to Xinhua.

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Hamas warns against Israeli violations at Al-Aqsa Mosque

July 28, 2015 by · Comments Off on Hamas warns against Israeli violations at Al-Aqsa Mosque 

GAZA, July 27 — The armed wing of Islamic Hamas movement, al-Qassam Brigades, on Monday warned against any Israeli violations at Al-Aqsa Mosque in East Jerusalem, one of Islam's holiest sites.

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Palestinian killed by Israeli soldiers north of Jerusalem

July 28, 2015 by · Comments Off on Palestinian killed by Israeli soldiers north of Jerusalem 

RAMALLAH, July 27 — A Palestinian young man was shot dead early on Monday by Israeli soldiers at his house at Qalandia refugee camp north of Jerusalem, a Palestinian official said.

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