Mohammad Shtayyeh took the post of prime minister after the former prime minister resigned six weeks ago. The post comes with a tough mandate at a time when Palestinians have been completely sidelined.
Not only will the closure lead to a bureaucratic nightmare for Palestinians, but it is also a strong indication of how Palestinians will continue to be marginalised as their fates are contemplated by the US and Israel.
Decision ends US consulate's 175-year history and hands over responsibilities for US ties with Palestinians to its Israel ambassador, David Friedman – a supporter of Israeli settlements.
Thousands of protesters demand Palestinian President Mahmud Abbas resign, after attempts to pressure his rival Hamas with financial cuts in Israel-blockaded enclave.
Gaza’s Health Ministry said that the Israeli forces opened fire at Palestinians who were protesting Israel’s new security measures, killing a 14-year-old teenager and wounding three others.
Hamas chief Ismail Haniyeh passed through the Rafah crossing, along with dozens of other Palestinians. Gaza officials say that Egypt has quietly resumed operations at the Rafah crossing over the past week, this time working with Hamas.
Malaysia has been stripped of holding a sporting event because it would not allow Israel to participate in the competition. Is the decision fair - and is Israel held to the same standard?
Palestinian foreign minister Riyad Malki told TRT World that they are cultivating support in the Security Council to take a major stride at the UN.
Hill says he supports Palestine's struggle for freedom and self-determination, criticising Israeli policies against Palestinians.
Jerusalem municipality orders demolition of shops on pretext they were built without permits. Palestinians say Israeli authorities rarely give permission to build businesses in occupied Jerusalem's Shuafat refugee camp.
Israeli strikes on Gaza have increased this year leaving behind many civilian casualties. The recent spike in violence, triggered by a deadly incursion by Israeli forces into Gaza, brought both sides to the brink of a fully-fledged war.
The announcement came after Israeli strikes in Gaza killed three Palestinians, raising the death toll in Gaza to seven in 24 hours, and 14 since Israel's raid began on Sunday.
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