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PALESTINE NEWS

Explained: What Palestine-India techno park says of ties between the two countries

December 07, 2019 9:00 am

The techno park is meant to create a national business environment and culture “that will enable knowledge-based and creative enterprises as well as technology clusters to successfully operate locally, regionally and globally”.

Palestinian rockets, Israeli airstrikes jolt tenuous Gaza truce

November 16, 2019 1:37 pm

Sirens sounded in the middle of the night in Beersheba, the largest city in southern Israel, some 35 km (18 miles) from the Gaza border, warning of incoming fire.

Israeli troops kill Gaza teens during border protests: report

September 07, 2019 2:55 pm

They named the dead as Khaled Al-Rabai, 14, and Ali Al-Ashqar, 17. Seventy protesters were wounded, 38 of them by live fire, medical officials said.

Rashida Tlaib's grandmother weathers global political storm from West Bank

August 17, 2019 8:21 am

Rashida Tlaib’s relatives had spent days busily preparing for her planned visit to the Israeli-occupied West Bank with a congressional delegation. They worked the phones, posed for photographers and chose a sheep to slaughter for a traditional Palestinian feast.

Palestinians are determined to continue conflict at any price: Israeli PM Netanyahu

June 30, 2019 6:51 pm

Benjamin Netanyahu says while Israel welcomed the US's $50 billion Palestinian development plan, the Palestinians themselves denounced it and even arrested a Palestinian businessman who participated in it.

Yoga fest in Palestine draws huge response from Palestinian youth

June 23, 2019 10:22 am

The event was organised by Representative Office of India in Palestine in association with Governorate of Jericho, Ministry of Tourism and Antiquities, and Beit Al Shams Center for Self Development Saturday evening.

White House unveils USD 50 billion Palestinian economic plan

June 23, 2019 7:43 am

The scheme, which calls for a mix of public and private financing and intends to create at least a million new jobs for Palestinians, was posted to the White House website ahead of a two-day conference in Bahrain.

Violence reduces, Palestinians say Egypt has mediated ceasefire with Israel

May 06, 2019 1:41 pm

The latest round of fighting erupted three days ago, peaking on Sunday when rockets and missiles from Gaza killed four civilians in Israel, and Israeli strikes killed 19 Palestinians, more than half of them civilians.

Palestine: Mahmoud Abbas picks loyalist Mohammed Shtayyeh as prime minister

March 10, 2019 9:31 pm

Speaking to Palestine Television, Mohammed Shtayyeh said he would immediately begin consultations with factions belonging to the Palestine Liberation Organization, which Abbas heads, on forming a new cabinet.

UN chief hails 'historic' moment as Palestine takes over reins of G77

January 16, 2019 2:21 pm

Guterres urged the G77 to bring "solutions and commitments" to, among others, the climate summit in September and enumerated other upcoming events in need of the bloc's support.

PALESTINE PHOTOS

Palestinian photographer finds second calling as wire sculptor

November 06, 2019 10:47 am

After 14 years as a photographer in the Israeli-occupied West Bank, one Palestinian man Haitham Khateeb has found his second calling through sculpture, telling stories by recycling metal wire into art.

Life at a UN school in Gaza during ceasefire

August 08, 2014 3:14 pm

During the 72 hour ceasefire, displaced Palestinian children at a UN school where they had sought refuge, tried to forget the trauma of war.