Addressing the UN Security Council, US adviser Jason Greenblatt said UNRWA was a "bandaid" and that it was time to hand over services assured by the UN agency to countries hosting the Palestinian refugees and NGOs.
A member of the forgotten African-Palestinian community, Mahmoud Jiddah was born in Jerusalem around the time of the Nakba. He grew up witnessing the takeover of Palestine and joined in the resistance against Israel’s occupation of his home.
Wednesday's rallies were called to mark Nakba Day, what Palestinians term the catastrophe that befell them after Israel's invasion in 1948, when hundreds of thousands fled or were expelled from lands in what is now Israel.
A leaked draft of the White House's 'deal of the century' brings into question the Trump administration’s ability to be both a friend to Israel, and an impartial broker of peace.
Israel can operate with impunity in Gaza and its allies will file it under its 'right to defend' itself without anyone extending those same rights to Palestinians.
The Anadolu Agency office building in Gaza was hit and destroyed by Israeli strikes. Here are some of the best shots taken by the agency last year.
Millions more, however, in India, Pakistan, and Iran, will likely be marking the start of the lunar month on Tuesday based on moon sightings there.
Imad Mohammed Nesir, 22, was killed in the north of the blockaded enclave, Gaza's health ministry says, adding four others were wounded in the raid.
Two Palestinians were shot dead during clashes along the frontier during the Great March of Return protests while two others were killed in an air strike, the health ministry in Gaza said.
Palestinian security sources in Hamas-ruled Gaza tell AFP that the Israeli fire hit Hamas military observation posts at three locations along the frontier. No reports of Palestinian casualties.
Analysts say the prospect of establishing an independent Palestinian state was consistently frustrated by Israel while the solution failed to address key grievances.
Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu pledged to annex settlements in the occupied West Bank if he wins the upcoming general election.
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