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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.

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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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Israeli army kills Palestinian in West Bank during raid

Israel says many protest participants were members of Hamas, the dominant armed group in the Gaza Strip, and militants trying to breach the fenced frontier and launch attacks.

Gulf Arab states rebuke Israel, but alliances inch closer

Qatar described the violence as a "brutal massacre and systematic killing committed by the Israeli occupation forces against unarmed Palestinians in the Gaza Strip, including children and women, during their peaceful and legitimate protest.

Alone-ness of being Palestine

After pulverising Gaza, Netanyahu has not permitted almost any rebuilding. Nobody can enter or leave Gaza even for work without the okay of the Israeli authorities.

US Congress to pass legislation slashing Palestinian aid over 'martyr payments'

The measure, known as the Taylor Force Act, was named after a 29-year-old American military veteran fatally stabbed by a Palestinian while visiting Israel in 2016.

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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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