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Palestinians channel protests through dawn prayers

18 Feb 2020

NABLUS Before sunrise, thousands of Palestinians streamed towards the mosque in Nablus's Victory Square, swelling the usual crowds of morning worshippers to launch a new front in their protests against Israel and the United States.

At least two Palestinians killed, 16 Israelis hurt in violence over Trump plan

07 Feb 2020

JERUSALEM/RAMALLAH, West Bank At least two Palestinians were killed in the occupied West Bank and 16 Israelis were hurt on Thursday in a surge of violence that erupted amid Palestinian anger at a U.S. peace plan.

'Slap of the century': Palestinians reject Trump Mideast plan

29 Jan 2020

RAMALLAH/GAZA Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas called U.S. President Donald Trump's Middle East peace plan the "slap of the century" on Tuesday as thousands of Palestinians held protests in Gaza and the West Bank.

'Slap of the century': Palestinians reject Trump Mideast plan

29 Jan 2020

RAMALLAH/GAZA Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas called U.S. President Donald Trump's Middle East peace plan the "slap of the century" on Tuesday as thousands of Palestinians held protests in Gaza and the West Bank.

Palestinian women demand legal protection after suspected 'honour killing'

04 Sep 2019

RAMALLAH, West Bank Hundreds of Palestinians demonstrated in the West Bank on Wednesday to demand legal protection for women after a 21-year-old woman died last month in what rights groups say was a so-called honour killing.

Israeli teenager killed by bomb near settlement - Israeli officials

23 Aug 2019

DEIR IBZI', West Bank An Israeli teenager was killed and her father and brother were injured by a Palestinian bomb near a settlement in the occupied West Bank on Friday, Israeli officials said.

'May God ruin Trump', Tlaib's grandmother says

21 Aug 2019

BEIT UR AL-FAUQA, West Bank Sitting under an olive tree in the Israeli-occupied West Bank, Muftia Tlaib scoffs at the attention she has recently received from the president of the United States. | Video

Israel demolishes Palestinian homes near West Bank barrier

23 Jul 2019

SUR BAHER, West Bank Israeli forces demolished a cluster of Palestinian homes near a military barrier on the outskirts of Jerusalem on Monday, in the face of protests and international criticism. | Video

Israeli demolition order on Jerusalem outskirts stokes Palestinian fears

18 Jul 2019

SUR BAHER, West Bank Israeli plans to demolish Palestinian homes near a military barrier on the outskirts of Jerusalem have drawn international criticism, amid Palestinian fears that a precedent would be set for other buildings along the barrier route.

Trump 'very fond' of Palestine's Abbas, willing to engage on peace plan - Kushner

03 Jul 2019

WASHINGTON/RAMALLAH White House senior adviser Jared Kushner said on Wednesday that U.S. President Donald Trump is fond of Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas and willing to engage with him, but Abbas was cool to the gesture.

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