Palestine

Ceasefire in Gaza comes into force

Ceasefire in Gaza comes into force

Israel confirms that a ceasefire in the Gaza Strip, where it has been conducting an operation against the Islamic Jihad terrorist group since Friday, will come into force from 23:30 local time, the office of the Israeli prime minister said on …

Media: 32 killed in Israeli strikes on Gaza

Media: 32 killed in Israeli strikes on Gaza

As a result of attacks by the Israeli army on settlements in the Palestinian Gaza Strip, 32 people were killed and 253 were injured. This was reported by the Maan agency, citing data from the Ministry of Health. According to the agency, …

Palestinian president meets with Israeli defence minister

Palestinian president meets with Israeli defence minister

Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas and Israeli Defence Minister Benny Gantz held a rare meeting in an effort to calm tensions and coordinate on security days before U.S. President Joe Biden's first visit to the region. Gantz said …

Media: Biden's office postpones his visit to Middle East

Media: Biden's office postpones his visit to Middle East

The US administration has postponed US President Joe Biden's trip to the Middle East, planned for the end of June, to July, the Axios information portal reported today, citing sources in the governments of the United States and Israel. …

Blinken and Abbas speak over phone

Blinken and Abbas speak over phone

Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas spoke by phone Tuesday with U.S. Secretary of State Antony Blinken.  Abbas told Blinken that his administration is in the process of taking measures against Israel, which does not adhere to …

How politicians able to impact Temple Mount decisions

How politicians able to impact Temple Mount decisions

Ra'am head Mansour Abbas wrote on May 7 that the solution to the Israeli-Palestinian conflict includes "establishing a Palestinian State in the West Bank and Gaza with Jerusalem as its capital." In a speech to his cabinet …

Palestinians clash with Israeli police at major holy site

Palestinians clash with Israeli police at major holy site

Palestinians clashed with Israeli police at the Al-Aqsa mosque compound in Jerusalem on Friday as thousands gathered for prayers during the holy month of Ramadan. Medics said more than 150 Palestinians were wounded in the most serious …

Putin assures of continued contacts with Palestinian leader

Putin assures of continued contacts with Palestinian leader

Russian President Vladimir Putin has assured that he would remain in touch with Palestinian leader Mahmoud Abbas while seeing his guest off at the entrance to his Bocharov Ruchey residence in Sochi where talks between the two leaders were held on …

US Special Energy Envoy to visit Israel

US Special Energy Envoy to visit Israel

US State Department Senior Advisor for Energy Security Amos Hochstein will visit Israel and the West Bank on November 7-8 to discuss energy security issues, the press service of the US State Department informs. "As part of the …

Mahmoud Abbas to visit Russia

Mahmoud Abbas to visit Russia

Palestinian leader Mahmoud Abbas to pay an official visit to Moscow on November 23, Palestinian Foreign Minister Riyad al-Maliki informed. "Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas will visit Russia’s capital, Moscow, on November …

Israeli PM reveals government plans for Palestine

Israeli PM reveals government plans for Palestine

Israeli Prime Minister Naftali Bennett does not expect to solve the conflict with the Palestinians during his tenure as head of government. "This government is a government that will make dramatic breakthroughs in the …

Turkey will continue to support Palestine, Erdogan says

Turkey will continue to support Palestine, Erdogan says

Turkey will continue to support the process of internal reconciliation in Palestine, ”Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan said today following talks with Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas in …

Russia's Sputnik Light vaccine approved for use in Palestine

Russia's Sputnik Light vaccine approved for use in Palestine

Russia’s single-dose Sputnik Light vaccine against COVID-19 has been approved for use in the Palestinian territories, Russia’s RDIF sovereign wealth fund said on Monday. The RDIF fund is marketing the Russian vaccine …