• Despite difficulties, Palestinian women continue to marry prisoners

    About 7,000 Palestinian prisoners linger in Israeli jails, including more than 470 sentenced to life imprisonment. While many of them are married with children who are growing up without their fathers, others sometimes get married while serving long prison sentences.

  • Egyptian conference deepens internal Fatah split

    Oct. 18 was the last day of the Egypt and the Palestinian Issue conference, which was held for the first time at the invitation of the National Center for Middle East Studies at the Ain Sokhna Red Sea resort to discuss the Palestinian cause and the situation in the Gaza Strip.

  • Bahar calls for guarding Aqsa Mosque against impending Israeli dangers

    Bahar made his remarks in reaction to the intended participation of Israeli premier Benjamin Netanyahu in diggings beneath the Mosque and the decision to allow Knesset members to desecrate it.

  • Palestinian-American director seeks refuge in film

    "I like the ability to create characters, and put them in difficult situations then see what they do"

  • Senior Israeli politicians spied for Russia

    Smuggled classified documents revealed that the main security agency for the Soviet Union, the KGB, had recruited a network of agents in Israel, including 3 members of the Knesset, major generals and Shin Bet officer, to spy for them, Israel’s Ynet News reported yesterday.

  • 3,000 Jews storm Al-Aqsa in October

    October saw a record number of Jewish settlers enter Al-Aqsa Mosque compound in occupied East Jerusalem, with Israeli police relaxing restrictions on prayer and rituals by Temple Mount activists.

  • Ahmad Dawabsha takes dead bird to his mother’s grave to tell her ‘Hello’

    Hussein Dawabsha, grandfather of six-year-old Ahmad Dawabsha, survivor of a settler arson attack, said that Ahmad is missing his family and keeps saying that he wants to meet them.

  • Seawater desalination: first project opens in Gaza

    Dozens of Palestinian engineers, technicians and workers have been busy implementing the first seawater desalination project in Gaza, which would partially solve the deteriorating water crisis in the Gaza Strip.

  • Facebook deliberately targeting Palestinian accounts

    A new report from a Palestinian rights organization has found that the number of incidents in which people - including many journalists - have been arrested for social media posts has drastically increased in the last year, leading to worries over an Israeli crackdown on the right to freedom of expression.

  • Palestinian Central Bureau of Statistics

    Construction Cost Index (CCI), Road Cost Index (RCI), Water Networks Cost Index (WNCI) and Sewage Networks Cost Index (SNCI) in the West Bank* during September, 09/2016 Slight Increase in the Construction Cost