The $235 million in funding is in addition to $15 million earlier announced by Washington in Covid-19 assistance to the Palestinians.
Israeli prime minister welcomes fourth US-brokered deal between Israel and an Arab country but Palestinians worry it will increase Israel's settlement expansion in the occupied West Bank.
PLO accuses Manama of contradicting UN resolutions after a Bahraini minister said Israeli imports won’t be subject to distinctions between products made within Israel and those from illegal settlements in occupied territory.
Rania Elias of Yabous Cultural Centre and her husband Suhail Khoury, Director General of Edward Said National Conservatory of Music, arrested at home in Beit Hanina neighbourhood, police and a defence lawyer say.
Both Hamas and Palestine Liberation Organization say there can be no prosperity "under Israeli occupation" while charging pro-Israel Trump of seeking to buy off Palestinians and deprive them of an independent state.
The move comes after the US administration announced closure of the Palestine Liberation Organisation's Washington office, which also serves as a Palestinian embassy.
The possibility that the International Criminal Court might prosecute US citizens for alleged war crimes in Afghanistan and a Palestinian attempt to hold Israel to account at the ICC are reported to have prompted the US to move against the court.
Octogenarian Palestinian leader Mahmoud Abbas was hospitalised several times in May and his ailing health has prompted debates once again about succession and the next steps for Palestinian politics.
The three-day meeting of the Palestinian National Council (PNC) in the West Bank city of Ramallah will elect the 18 members of the Palestine Liberation Organization's executive committee that forms President Mahmoud Abbas's cabinet.
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