• Palestinian women and the Nakba

    Palestinian women understood the national role early time since 1917 when the issuance of the Balfour Declaration as Palestine swept in that painful period massive demonstrations, strikes , collisions and popular uprisings general of the British Mandate and the Zionist gangs, Palestinian women and girls came out in large demonstrations in Jerusalem and in a number of Palestinian cities demand for the abolition of promise Balfour. In 1921 the first Palestinian female union was establishment and form several committees which goal was against the Mandate and stand in the face of Zionist settlement. In October 1929 a conference was held in Jerusalem attended by 300 women discussed the women's circumstances in the country and serious conspiracies being hatched against the Palestinian people and what is the role of women in these circumstances and sent telegrams to the king of Britain and to the United Nations calling for to put an end to Jewish immigration and for the injustice that the right of citizens from the oppression of the British Mandate. The Conference a delegation of 14 women to meet with the High Commissioner and delivered a speech demanding for the abolition of Balfour Declaration and to prevent Jewish immigration and became Union branch in every large city with headquarters in Jerusalem.

  • PLO rejects Netanyahu’s proposal to discuss settlement borders

    Chief Palestinian negotiator Saeb Erekat on Tuesday slammed Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu's proposal to discuss the borders of settlement blocs as an attempt to legitimize illegal settlement construction and expansion in the West Bank and Jerusalem.

  • Israel strikes Gaza after rocket lands near Israeli port Ashdod

    Israeli warplanes launched on Wednesday overnight series of raids on many targets in the Gaza Strip, resident and the Israeli military said, after a Palestinian rocket lands near the Israeli port city of Ashdod.

  • Egypt calls Israel to halt its aggression against Gaza

    Egyptian authorities call Israel for self-control toward Gaza Strip and halt the attack.

  • Kuwait donates $2 million for industrial zone in Rafah

    The mayor of Rafah, Subhi Abu Radwan, has announced that the Kuwaiti government is giving the municipality $2 million to establish an industrial zone in the city, which is located at the south of the Gaza Strip on the border with Egypt. The plan is part of the overall reconstruction programme for the territory, which has been devastated by three Israeli military offensives since 2008.

  • Hamas executed Palestinians during Gaza war: Amnesty

    The Islamist group Hamas used its 2014 Gaza war with Israel to "settle scores" with rival Palestinians, executing at least 23 in possible war crimes, Amnesty International said Wednesday.

  • Israel blocks repair of electricity lines to Gaza

    The Palestinian electricity distribution company in the Gaza Strip has said that the Israeli authorities are refusing to allow the repair of the main power line feeding the enclave.

  • Israeli terrorism needs neither evidence nor a court judgment, says Hamas

    Hamas has criticised the decision by the Cairo Court for Urgent Matters to refrain from labelling Israel as a "terrorist entity". The judgement contradicts all of the facts and evidence, said spokesman Husam Badran.

  • Gaza: Israel may use piracy against Freedom Flotilla 3

    A Palestinian government commission has warned that Israel will use every means possible, including piracy, to prevent Freedom Flotilla 3 from sailing for the besieged Gaza Strip.

  • Israel 'refusing' to repair disconnected Gaza electricity grid

    Gaza's electricity distributor has accused Israel of refusing to repair a 12 megawatt grid supplying power to Gaza City that became disconnected in Israeli-controlled territory on Thursday.

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