A file image of Palestinian chief negotiator Saeb Erakat who has died  of  coronavirus disease complications. Photograph: AFP

Saeb Erekat, the chief Palestinian negotiator and one of the most prominent spokespeople for the Palestinian cause worldwide, has died in an Israeli h(...)

Rana, mother of Iyad Halak (32), holds his photo at their home in East Jerusalem. Israeli police shot dead Mr Halak near Jerusalem’s old city. He was unarmed, according to Israeli media reports. Photograph: Mahmoud Illean/AP

Israeli police officers fatally shot a Palestinian they suspected was carrying a weapon in Jerusalem’s old city on Saturday, a police spokesman said, (...)

Palestinian president Mahmoud Abbas: Declaration could lead to the end of intelligence sharing between Palestinian, Israeli and US security services. Photograph:  Alaa Badarneh/Pool/AFP via Getty Images

The Palestinian leader, Mahmoud Abbas, has declared an end to security co-operation with the Israel and the United States, citing the imminent threat (...)

A Palestinian carries an injured protester during clashes with Israeli forces near the border between the Gaza Strip and Israel east of Gaza City on May 14th, 2018. Photograph: Mahmud Hams/AFP/Getty

Today, Palestinians everywhere will commemorate the 1947-1949 Nakba (Arabic for catastrophe) – the ethnic cleansing of the majority of indigenous Pale(...)

Israeli prime minister Binyamin Netanyahu: a spokesman for him said “Hamas is attempting to fool the world but it will not succeed.” Photograph: Gil Cohen-Magen/AFP/Getty Images

Hamas is to try to break the deadlock in the Middle East peace process – and end its own international isolation – by unveiling a new version of its f(...)

US secretary of state John Kerry. He said Israel gave assurances it had no intention of changing the status quo at the al-Aqsa mosque compound. Photograph: AFP Photo//Brian Snyder

Palestinian officials reacted warily on Sunday to what US secretary of state John Kerry hailed as Jordan’s “excellent suggestion” to calm Israeli-Pale(...)

The Palestinian flag flies beside the flag of the United Nations after being raised by President Mahmoud Abbas. Photograph: Andrew Kelly/Reuters

Palestinian president Mahmoud Abbas yesterday accused Israel of sabotaging US efforts to broker peace and said that Israeli security operations at the(...)

Palestinians walk near the Dome of Rock mosque inside the al-Aqsa Mosque compound, Islam’s third holiest site. Photograph: Getty

Israeli police and Palestinians clashed on Sunday at Jerusalem’s al-Aqsa mosque compound, where violence in recent weeks has raised international con(...)

Israeli medics and a policeman evacuate an injured person from the scene of an attack in Jerusalem. Photograph: Ammar Awad/Reuters

A Palestinian motorist has rammed his vehicle into a group of people standing near a Jerusalem tram stop, injuring at least five, including four secu(...)

A member of the Palestinian civil defence team on a boat evacuating a resident from a flooded area following heavy rains in Rafah in the southern Gaza Strip. Photograph: Mohammed Saber/EPA

A potent symbol of the schism between the Palestinian Authority and Hamas, the Islamist group that dominates Gaza, has been visible at the border cros(...)

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