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Israel-Palestine Relations

Over 520 Palestinians killed in West Bank since start of Gaza war: UN

The United Nations has reported that more than 520 Palestinians have been killed in the occupied West Bank, including East Jerusalem, since the outbreak of Israel's war on the Gaza Strip.

Over 500 Palestinians killed by Israeli forces, settlers in West Bank since start of Gaza war: UN

The United Nations has reported that in addition to the carnage in the Gaza Strip, more than 500 Palestinians, most of them children, have been killed since Oct. 7 last year in the occupied West Bank.

Hundreds of Israeli settlers storm Al-Aqsa

Hundreds of Israelis, under heavy protection from Israeli police, stormed Al-Aqsa Mosque ahead of the far-right annual "flag march" through occupied East Jerusalem.

Hamas says crimes against Palestinian prisoners among issues behind military operation against Israel

Hamas has roundly denounced the ongoing atrocities against Palestinian inmates at Israeli jails, stressing that an end to their sufferings was among the core issues behind the large-scale surprise military operation by the Gaza-based resistance groups last October.

3 European countries announce formal recognition of Palestinian state

The establishment of a Palestinian state is “the only route to peace” in the Middle East, Spanish Prime Minister Pedro Sanchez has stated as his country announced formal recognition of an independent Palestinian state, alongside Norway and Ireland.

Palestinian minister says economy facing unprecedented shock amid Gaza war

Minister of National Economy Mohammed Alamour has warned that the Palestinian economy is facing an "unprecedented" shock, due to the ongoing Hamas-Israel conflict in the Gaza Strip.

Western officials say cutting off Palestine from global banking system would be ‘catastrophic’

Western officials have warned of an “economic catastrophe” in the occupied West Bank if Israel does not renew a banking waiver vital to the Palestinian Authority (PA), the Financial Times has reported.

PA’s Mahmoud Abbas urges other countries to recognize Palestinian state

Palestinian Authority (PA) President Mahmoud Abbas has welcomed Ireland, Norway and Spain's decision to recognize a Palestinian state, calling on other countries to follow their lead.

3 European states to recognise Palestinian state

The leaders of Norway, Ireland and Spain have stated their countries will formally recognise Palestine as a state next week for the sake of “peace in the Middle East“, prompting Israel to immediately recall its envoys.

Israel orders Al Jazeera closure in West Bank: Report

Israeli Defence Minister Yoav Gallant ordered the army Chief of Staff Herzi Halevi to block Al Jazeera from broadcasting in the West Bank, according to a report.

Iran: Nakba Day reminder of bloody era of genocide, massacre, displacement, occupation against Palestinians

The Iranian Foreign Ministry, in a statement on the anniversary of the Nakba Day or the Day of Catastrophe when Israel came to existence, said the fake Zionist regime, which is the clear symbol of official organized terrorism in the world, adds a new disgraceful page to its thick ledger of international crimes every time.

Israeli whistleblowers disclose abuse of Palestinians at military base

Israeli whistleblowers have disclosed abuse of Palestinians at a military base in Sde Teiman that also serves as a detention center, according to a CNN report.

UN General Assembly approves Palestine’s qualification for full membership

The United Nations General Assembly voted in favour of granting "new rights and privileges" to the state of Palestine, paving the way for its full membership at the world body.

Israel threatens to retaliate against Palestine if ICC issues arrest warrants: Report

Tel Aviv has threatened that it will retaliate against the Palestinian Authority (PA) if the International Criminal Court (ICC) issues arrest warrants for senior Israeli officials over the Gaza war, according to a report.

1k Gaza workers in Israel ‘remain missing’: Palestinian rights groups

Palestinian human rights organisations have reported that there is no information available about 1,000 workers from the Gaza Strip who were working in Israel on October 7.

Iran slaps sanctions on British, US individuals, institutions for supporting Israeli genocide

Iran has announced new sanctions on British and US individuals and entities for complicity in the Israeli regime’s months-long genocidal campaign against Palestinians in the Gaza Strip.

Creation of Palestinian state ‘has got harder’ due to Israeli settlements in West Bank: UK

British Foreign Secretary David Cameron has addressed key issues concerning the Palestinian-Israeli conflict, emphasizing the impact of Israel's settlements on the viability of a Palestinian state.

Rafah attack ‘biggest catastrophe in Palestinian people’s history’: President Abbas

An Israeli ground invasion of Rafah in the Gaza Strip would force most of the Palestinian population to flee Gaza, Palestinian Authority President Mahmoud Abbas has stated.

485 Palestinians killed by Israel in West Bank since start of Gaza war: Health Ministry

At least 485 Palestinians have been killed and 4,900 others injured in attacks by the Israeli army and illegal settlers in the occupied West Bank since last October, the Health Ministry has announced.

US new military assistance to Israel aggression against Palestinians

New United States military aid to Israel is an aggression against the Palestinian people, the Palestinian leadership has announced.

US vetoes Palestinian push for full UN membership

The United States vetoed a widely supported resolution at the United Nations Security Council (UNSC) that would have paved the way for the state of Palestine to gain full membership at the UN.

Israel has speeded up settlement expansion since outbreak of Gaza war: Report

Israel has accelerated its settlement expansion across East al-Quds since Tel Aviv launched its military campaign in the besieged Gaza Strip in early October 2023, according to a report by the Guardian.

UN calls on Israeli troops to end support for settler attacks in West Bank

The United Nations human rights office has urged Israel to halt its support of attacks by settlers in the occupied West Bank.

One Palestinian killed, several injured in settler attack on West Bank village

One Palestinian was shot dead and dozens were wounded in a large-scale attack by Israeli settlers and soldiers on the village of al-Mughayyir in central West Bank.

Israel declares record amount of occupied West Bank as state-owned land this year

Israel has so far in 2024 announced a record amount of West Bank as "state-owned" land, a move that could see a rapid expansion in settlement construction in the occupied territories.

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