• Nakhalah hopes: New dawn in situation of Rafah crossing

    Deputy Secretary-General of the Islamic Jihad Movement, Ziyad al-Nakhalah, said underway talks with the Egyptian leadership herald a breakthrough in the crisis of the Rafah border crossing.

  • Palestine PMO: Israel’s destruction of Palestinian water infrastructure is atrocious

    Today, Prime Minister Rami Hamdallah issued a statement condemning Israel’s illegal practice of destroying Palestinian water infrastructure. “Israel uses every means possible to chase Palestinians away from their ancestral land,” Hamdallah said. “Water is life, and if you don’t have water you cannot exist.”

  • Arab information ministers choose Jerusalem as Arab Media Capital

    The decision was taken at the end of the 47th session of the Arab Information Ministers Council held in Cairo.

  • Abbas: We are ready to receive Arab refugees

    Arab refugees are welcome in the occupied Palestinian territories, Arabs48.com reported Palestinian Authority (PA) President Mahmoud Abbas announcing yesterday.

  • UNRWA denies false reports: “No plans to close Gaza Headquarters”

    Several media outlets have reported that UNRWA intends to close its headquarters in Gaza. These reports are false. UNRWA HQ Gaza is not closing. The Agency affirms categorically that there are no plans to do so and staff are not being let go.

  • “As a woman, I am proud of serving other women”

    Khitam Ibrahim, a 46-year-old Palestine refugee, has worked for the past 13 years as a midwife in an UNRWA Health Centre (Al-Saftawi) in northern Gaza.

  • Challenged by war, violence and dispossession

    Today in Geneva, the United Nations Relief and Works Agency for Palestine Refugees in the Near East (UNRWA) launched its 2015 Annual Report of the Department of Health, which highlights the remarkable gains achieved by UNRWA in reducing mother and child deaths, infectious and communicable disease transmission,

  • People’s History of Gaza Discussed by Youths

    A group of Palestinian youths gathered on Tuesday to discuss a people’s history of the Gaza Strip. The lecture, delivered by Dr. Ismail Abushmees, was attended by dozens of Palestinian youths who came to listen about the history of their city – one of the oldest cities in the world.

  • Zuma, Abbas Sign Bilateral Agreements

    President Jacob Zuma today held private meetings with PA leader, Mahmoud Abbas, in Pretoria, South Africa. Zuma has joined world leaders in condemning Israel for defying calls to cease building new settlements on occupied Palestinian land.

  • Israel making efforts to prevent Palestine from joining Interpol

    Israeli media on Thursday morning said that Israel is making efforts to prevent Palestine from joining the international police organization, Interpol, who is meant to make a decision next week whether Palestine can join or not.