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'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.

Palestinians urge Egypt, Jordan to reconsider going to U.S.-led conference

12 Jun 2019

RAMALLAH, West Bank Palestinians urged Egypt and Jordan on Wednesday to reconsider their attendance at a U.S.-led conference on June 25-26 in Bahrain, voicing concern it would weaken any Arab opposition to Washington's coming peace plan.

Palestinian business leaders to boycott U.S. economic conference

21 May 2019

RAMALLAH/GAZA Palestinian business leaders on Tuesday rebuffed U.S. plans for an economic conference in Bahrain that has become the spearhead of President Donald Trump's Middle East peace plan.

Palestinians to shun U.S.-led economic conference, prelude to Trump peace plan

20 May 2019

RAMALLAH, West Bank Palestinians will stay away from a U.S.-led conference in Bahrain next month that the Trump administration has cast as an overture to its own plan for peace between them and Israel, a Palestinian cabinet minister said on Monday. | Video

Palestinians to shun U.S.-led economic conference, prelude to Trump peace plan

20 May 2019

RAMALLAH, West Bank Palestinians will stay away from a U.S.-led conference in Bahrain next month that the Trump administration has cast as an overture to its own plan for peace between them and Israel, a Palestinian cabinet minister said on Monday. | Video

New Palestinian government sworn in amid factional tensions

13 Apr 2019

RAMALLAH, GAZA Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas on Saturday swore in a new government headed by a loyalist from his dominant Fatah party, a move rejected by his Islamist rival Hamas as a blow to unity efforts.

Abbas picks loyalist Shtayyeh as Palestinian prime minister

10 Mar 2019

RAMALLAH, West Bank/GAZA Economist Mohammed Shtayyeh, a member of the West Bank's dominant Fatah party, was named Palestinian prime minister on Sunday in what the rival Hamas group that runs Gaza called a blow to unity efforts.

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