Mahmoud Abbas
Clashes have resumed in Lebanon’s largest Palestinian refugee camp, with heavy gunfire and shelling wounding at least 20 people.
Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas is facing American and European condemnations for his recent comments about the Holocaust.
Palestinian police are struggling to control a militant hotbed in the occupied West Bank after a major Israeli military raid last month prompted the Palestinians to turn their wrath on their own security forces.
A senior U.N. official says days of fighting in the largest Palestinian refugee camp in Lebanon displaced several hundred families, destroyed up to 400 houses and left half the camp still off-limits and considered “a hot area.”
Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas has fired most of the governors in the occupied West Bank. The move follows long-standing demands for a political shake-up as frustration grows with the semi-autonomous Palestinian Authority.
Bahrain has called on its citizens to leave Lebanon “for their own safety” hours after Saudi Arabia did the same without giving a reason.
The United Nations says damage to the school complex in Lebanon’s largest Palestinian refugee camp from clashes between factions could delay the start of the school year for some 6,000 children.
Lebanon’s caretaker prime minister has demanded an end to the volatile clashes in the country’s largest Palestinian refugee camp, warning that troops may have to intervene if the deadly violence doesn’t stop.
Heavy clashes have resumed in a Palestinian refugee camp in south Lebanon, ending a cease-fire there following a day of relative calm.
Thousands of mourners have gathered in south Lebanon for the funeral of a Palestinian military general with the Fatah group, whose killing in a refugee camp in Lebanon sparked fierce sectarian street battles that have killed at least nine people.
Several thousand people briefly took to the streets across the Gaza Strip to protest the territory’s chronic power outages and difficult living conditions.
Palestinian factions have met in Egypt to discuss reconciliation efforts amid surging violence between Israel and Palestinian militants in the occupied West Bank.
Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas paid a brief visit to the Jenin refugee camp in the occupied West Bank in the wake of a devastating Israeli offensive last week.
Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas has begun a visit to China that comes as Beijing is seeking a larger role in Mideast politics and competing for energy resources.
Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas is urging the United Nations to suspend Israel’s membership in the U.N. unless it implements resolutions establishing separate Jewish and Arab states and the return of Palestinian refugees.
Ahmed Qureia, a former Palestinian prime minister and one of the architects of interim peace deals with Israel, has died at age 85.
Dozens of leaders and senior officials from Arab and Islamic countries have condemned recent Israeli measures in Jerusalem and the occupied West Bank, where violence has surged between Israel and the Palestinians.
U.S. Secretary of State Antony Blinken is urging Israel and the Palestinians to exercise restraint amid a spike in violence that has the region on edge.
An alarming spike in Israeli-Palestinian violence and sharp responses by both sides are testing the Biden administration as U.S.
Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu has met with U.S. National Security Adviser Jake Sullivan, the highest level meeting between the two allies since Israel’s most right-wing government ever took power last month.
ANKARA, Turkey (AP) — Turkey’s defense minister said Wednesday that Turkish and Russian troops could “expand” their joint patrols in northern Syria as part of efforts to bring security to the region.
Hundreds of thousands of Palestinians have thronged a Gaza City park to mark the 58th anniversary of the founding of the Fatah party.
RAMALLAH, West Bank (AP) — A top aide to President Mahmoud Abbas was heard in newly released recordings on Tuesday cursing the Palestinian leader and insulting other members of the Palestinian leadership.
Israel’s defense minister says the remains of a Palestinian prisoner who died a day earlier from lung cancer will not be released for burial.
RAMALLAH, West Bank (AP) — Hundreds of Palestinians, including dozens of masked gunmen firing into the air, took to the streets and stores shuttered across the occupied West Bank to protest the death of a veteran prisoner in Israeli captivity.
GAZA CITY, Gaza Strip (AP) — Hundreds of thousands of Palestinians on Wednesday thronged a rally in downtown Gaza to mark the 35th anniversary of the founding of the Hamas militant group, as leaders predicted a year of “open confrontation” with the hardline Israeli government expected to take office
RAMALLAH, West Bank (AP) — Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas arrived in Doha on Saturday to attend the World Cup opening ceremony, Qatar’s news agency reported, in a visit unannounced by the Palestinians.
GAZA CITY, Gaza Strip (AP) — Turning a huge park in Gaza City into a sea of yellow flags, tens of thousands of Palestinians on Thursday commemorated the anniversary of the death of Palestinian leader Yasser Arafat — a rare public show of support for the Fatah faction in the heartland of its Islamist
Palestinian health officials say two Palestinians have been killed and a third was wounded by Israeli army fire in the occupied West Bank.
UNITED NATIONS (AP) — Israel continued its defiance of a 2016 U.N. Security Council resolution demanding an immediate halt to all settlement activity in lands the Palestinians want for their future state, advancing plans for construction of nearly 2,000 housing units in the last three months, the U.