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Yoga fest in Palestine draws huge response from Palestinian youth

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

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

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

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

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.

Palestinian shot dead trying to stab Israeli soldier, says military

"A Palestinian attempted to stab a soldier at the site. Our troops fired at him and he was killed. There were no casualties among our forces," the military said in a statement.


US likely to close Palestinian mission in Washington, say reports

The Palestinians say that the Trump administration is biased against them and that the latter has fully adopted Israel's positions. Palestinians say that they will only negotiate under the mediation of a broader international forum.

Palestinian refugees angry and dismayed at US for halting funds to UN agency

The US announcement on Friday that it will no longer support the United Nations Relief and Works Agency for Palestine Refugees (UNRWA) has deepened a cash crisis at the agency and heightened tensions with the Palestinian leadership.

UN regrets US decision to stop funding to UN agency for Palestinian refugees

UN chief Antonio Guterres has expressed regret over the US' decision to provide no further funding to the UN agency for Palestinian refugees, urging other countries to help fill the financial gap.

Israel strikes launchers of burning kites from Gaza Strip

The army said two of the airstrikes targeted vehicles and infrastructure in the Gaza Strip belonging to Palestinians involved in launching ``arson balloons'' or kites. Gazans began flying kites with burning rags attached to them during mass protests against the Israeli and Egyptian blockade of the territory

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Life at a UN school in Gaza during ceasefire

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

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State of Palestine: Hamas hold Gaza City funeral procession for 7 killed fighters

Thousands of Palestinians took part in a funeral procession for the seven members of Hamas’ armed wing al-Qassam Brigade, in Gaza City on Friday. The seven men lost their lives in a collapse while trying to repair a tunnel near the border at Rafah, which had already collapsed in places two days prior to the […]