May 13 2015 - 9:02am Obama: Palestinians deserve end to indignity of occupation
May 13, 2015

President Barack Obama says the United States is "taking a hard look" at its approach to the Israeli-Palestinian conflict, telling an Arabic language news source Wednesday that Palestinians "deserve an end to occupation."

May 12 2015 - 8:05am Hamas civil servants go on strike in Gaza
May 12, 2015

Civil servants hired by the Gaza Strip's de facto Hamas leaders went on strike across all Gazan ministries and public institutions except schools on Tuesday.

May 12 2015 - 8:05am Senior Palestinian official: US, EU pressuring PA to renew peace talks with Israel
May 12, 2015

The Palestinian Authority leadership is under pressure from the international community to resume the peace talks with Israel, a Palestinian official was quoted on Saturday as saying.

May 12 2015 - 8:03am Israeli general sees common interests with Hamas
May 12, 2015

Israel and Hamas share common interests, and the Palestinian Islamists must stay in power in the Gaza Strip to prevent the enclave descending into chaos, an Israeli general was quoted as saying on Tuesday.

May 8 2015 - 10:26am With new hawkish coalition, what hope for the peace process?
May 8, 2015

For first time in 20 years, talks with the Palestinians don’t appear in any coalition agreement, but if there is a will, there will be a way

May 8 2015 - 10:24am A look at key figures in Israel's new government
May 8, 2015

The Israeli prime minister's new coalition government is dominated by nationalists and religious parties, setting Israel on a collision course with the international community on multiple fronts. The success of that government rests largely on the key players involved.

May 8 2015 - 10:22am HRW: Arrests of Palestinian students over politics worrying
May 8, 2015

Human Rights Watch on Thursday accused the Palestinian security forces of arresting or questioning West Bank students over their political opinions, saying several had been mistreated.

May 7 2015 - 10:51am Palestinians leading bid to put Israel on U.N. list of child abusers
May 7, 2015

The Palestinian Authority is spearheading an effort to have Israel added to a U.N. list of human rights violators.

May 7 2015 - 10:50am Erekat: Netanyahu government 'against peace'
May 7, 2015

The new right-wing religious coalition government formed by Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu will be belligerent and work against peace, a senior Palestinian official said on Thursday.

May 7 2015 - 10:49am Israel approves 900 East Jerusalem settler homes
May 7, 2015

Israel has approved construction of 900 settler homes in annexed East Jerusalem, a watchdog said Thursday shortly after Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu formed a new right-wing religious coalition.

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