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Palestinian Israeli Conflict

Gaza Residents Return To Destroyed Areas

Reuters | Nidal al-Mughrabi and Maayan Lubell | Posted 07.26.2014 | World

GAZA/JERUSALEM, July 26 (Reuters) - Palestinians in the Gaza Strip poured into the streets on Saturday to recover their dead and stock up on food supp...

Kerry In Israel For New Round Of Mideast Talks

AP | DEB RIECHMANN | Posted 01.23.2014 | World

TEL AVIV, Israel (AP) — U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry arrived Thursday in Israel to broker Mideast peace talks that are entering a difficult ph...

Palestinians Set Date For U.N. Bid

AP | Posted 11.12.2012 | World

RAMALLAH, West Bank -- The official news agency of the Palestinian Authority says Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas has set a date for seeking nonme...

Clinton Meets With Palestinian President

AP | BRADLEY KLAPPER | Posted 09.05.2012 | World

PARIS -- Secretary of State Hillary Rodham Clinton says she has held productive talks with Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas and hopes to build mome...

Palestinian Authority Can't Pay Salaries

AP | Posted 09.02.2012 | World

RAMALLAH, West Bank — The Palestinian Authority says it can't pay its workers their salaries this month because of a financial crisis in the Wes...

Hamas Agrees To Join PLO

AP | MOHAMMED DARAGHMEH | Posted 02.21.2012 | World

CAIRO — The rival Palestinian factions Fatah and Hamas took an important step toward reconciliation on Thursday, announcing plans for the Islami...

Israel Reopens Contested Ramp

AP | MATTI FRIEDMAN | Posted 02.13.2012 | World

JERUSALEM — Israel on Wednesday reopened a temporary walkway leading to Jerusalem's most sensitive holy site, just two days after closing it, de...

Palestinians Hoist Flag At UNESCO

AP | ELAINE GANLEY | Posted 02.12.2012 | World

PARIS — Palestinians raised their flag at the headquarters of the U.N. cultural agency in Paris on Tuesday as the agency's 195th member, a histo...

Rockets Hit Israel

AP | MATTI FRIEDMAN | Posted 02.08.2012 | World

JERUSALEM — Palestinian militants fired at least 11 rockets into Israel on Friday after an airstrike against a Hamas target in Gaza that killed ...

Israeli Airstrike Kills Two Suspected Militants

AP | IBRAHIM BARZAK | Posted 02.07.2012 | World

GAZA CITY, Gaza Strip — Israeli aircraft fired missiles at militant facilities in the Gaza Strip early Friday, killing a Palestinian civilian an...

Rival Palestinian Factions Hold Talks, Say They Narrowed Gaps

AP | MAAMOUN YOUSSEF and KARIN LAUB | Posted 01.24.2012 | World

CAIRO — Rival Palestinian leaders on Thursday held their first detailed talks on reconciliation since the Islamic militant Hamas seized control ...

U.K. Will Abstain On UN Palestinian Vote

AP | GREGORY KATZ | Posted 01.09.2012 | World

LONDON — Britain will abstain from the United Nations vote on the Palestinian bid for statehood, Foreign Secretary William Hague told Parliament...

Palestinians Freed In Deal With Israel Go To Hajj

AP | Posted 01.04.2012 | World

GAZA CITY, Gaza Strip — Gaza's Hamas rulers say 300 Palestinian prisoners freed in a recent swap for a captured Israeli soldier will take part i...

Obama Urges A Divided Bosnia Not To Support Palestinian Claim

AP | AIDA CERKEZ | Posted 01.03.2012 | World

SARAJEVO, Bosnia-Herzegovina — President Barack Obama has sent a letter to Bosnian leaders urging them not to support the Palestinian bid for st...

Palestinians Aim To Join 16 UN Agencies Within Weeks

AP | MOHAMMED DARAGHMEH and JOSEF FEDERMAN | Posted 01.01.2012 | World

RAMALLAH, West Bank — Emboldened by their admission to the U.N.'s cultural agency, the Palestinians plan to seek membership in other internation...

UNESCO To Vote On Palestinian Membership On Monday

AP | Posted 12.28.2011 | World

PARIS — The Palestinian request for full membership in the U.N. Cultural Agency goes to a vote on Monday. Frustrated by stalled peace talks and...

Hamas: 1,027 Palestinian Prisoners To Be Freed In Gilad Shalit Prisoner Swap

AP | DAN PERRY and ARON HELLER | Posted 12.11.2011 | World

By DAN PERRY and ARON HELLER, The Associated Press JERUSALEM (AP) -- In a much-anticipated prisoner exchange that could have broad implications, Is...

U.S. Warns UNESCO To Stay Out Of Palestine Debate

AP | BRADLEY KLAPPER | Posted 12.06.2011 | World

SANTO DOMINGO, Dominican Republic — The Obama administration warned the U.N. cultural agency to stay out of the question of Palestinian statehoo...

Palestinians Seek Full UNESCO Membership

AP | ANGELA CHARLTON | Posted 12.05.2011 | World

PARIS — Palestinians cleared their first hurdle Wednesday to full membership in the U.N. cultural agency, an official said, as they expand and a...

Palestinian Protesters Target U.S. Delegation

AP | MOHAMMED DARAGHMEH | Posted 12.04.2011 | World

RAMALLAH, West Bank — A small crowd of Palestinian protesters accosted an American diplomatic delegation visiting the West Bank Tuesday, blockin...

Palestinians: U.S. Suspended Millions Of Dollars For Development Projects

AP | MOHAMMED DARAGHMEH | Posted 12.03.2011 | World

RAMALLAH, West Bank — Palestinian officials said Monday that the U.S. has suspended West Bank development projects worth tens of millions of dol...

Palestinians Won't Negotiate Without Settlement Freeze

AP | MOHAMMED DARAGHMEH | Posted 11.29.2011 | World

RAMALLAH, West Bank — The Palestinians can't resume negotiations with Israel under current conditions and will pursue their bid to win U.N. reco...

'Obama The Hypocrite': Protesters Slam President Over UN Speech

AP | Posted 11.22.2011 | World

RAMALLAH, West Bank -- Palestinian protesters have denounced President Barack Obama for his opposition to their bid to win U.N. recognition of a Pales...

Palestinians Confirm They Will Ask U.N. For Full Membership

AP | MOHAMMED DARAGHMEH | Posted 11.16.2011 | World

RAMALLAH, West Bank — The Palestinian president said Friday he would ask the U.N. Security Council next week to endorse his people's decades-lon...

When Decades Of Diplomacy Fail

AP | DAN PERRY | Posted 11.03.2011 | World

JERUSALEM — The Middle East conflict faces a critical diplomatic moment this month with the Palestinians apparently sticking to their plan to as...