Mahmoud Abbas

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Palestinian Bedouin encampment of Khan al-Ahmar in the occupied West Bank: the villagers rejected Israeli proposals to relocate to two other West Bank locations, one close to a rubbish dump. Photograph: Mohamad Torokman/Reuters

The Israeli high court of justice has given the green light for the demolition of the West Bank Bedouin village of Khan al-Ahmar, rejecting petitions (...)

Palestinians in boats in the sea at Gaza during a protest against the Israeli blockade on August 18th. Photograph: Mohammed Salem/Reuters

After agreeing to a truce on the Gaza border, Israel and Hamas hope to clinch a more comprehensive ceasefire arrangement, via Egyptian and United Nati(...)

Palestinian paramedics carry a youth injured at the border between Israel and the Gaza Strip on August 17th.  Photograph:  Mahmud Hams/AFP/Getty

Israeli troops killed two Palestinians and wounded scores of others taking part in weekly Gaza border protests on Friday, medics said, as Egyptian med(...)

Palestinian president Mahmoud Abbas: has dismissed the Trump administration’s plan as the “slap of the century” and declared he will not commit “treason” by discussing it. Photograph: Mohamad Torokman

More than 80 per cent of Palestinians in the Israeli-occupied territories oppose the Trump administration’s “deal of the century” meant to bring peace(...)

US president Donald Trump holds a chart of military hardware sales as he welcomes Saudi Arabia’s Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman in Washington in  March 2018. Photograph: Jonathan Ernst/Reuters

Saudi Arabia’s King Salman has said the kingdom will not accept any regional peace plan that fails to address the status of Arab territory occupied by(...)

Palestinian activist  Ahed Tamimi (17) speaks during a press conference on the outskirts of the West Bank village of Nabi Saleh on Sunday upon her release from prison after an eight-month sentence. Photograph: Abbas Momani/AFP/Getty Images

A Palestinian teenager released by Israel on Sunday after completing a prison term for kicking and slapping a soldier has said the struggle against Is(...)

Demonstrators attend a rally to protest against the Jewish nation state Bill in Tel Aviv. Photograph: Jack Guez/AFP/Getty Images

Arab governments have condemned the “nation state” law adopted by Israel’s parliament last week as racist, discriminatory and an obstacle to peace. Th(...)

The mother of Layla Ghandour, a Palestinian baby of eight months who died during Monday’s violence in Gaza, holds her at the morgue of al-Shifa hospital in Gaza City on Tuesday. Photograph: Mahmud Hams/AFP/Getty Images

Layla Ghandour, an eight-month-old girl with sparkling green eyes, was in the arms of her grandmother when a cloud of tear gas engulfed them at the pr(...)

The mother of Leila al-Ghandour, an eight-month-old  Palestinian baby  who, according to the Palestinian health ministry, died of tear gas inhalation during clashes in east Gaza holds her at the morgue of al-Shifa hospital in Gaza city. Photograph: Mahmud Hams/AFP/Getty Images

Thousands of Gaza residents attended the funerals on Tuesday of those shot dead by Israeli security forces on Monday in the worst day of violence in t(...)

An advertisment in Jerusalem, Israel, pictured on Wednesday, celebrates US president Donald Trump. Photograph:  Spencer Platt/Getty Images

Ivanka Trump and Jared Kushner will next week join hundreds of luminaries in contested East Jerusalem to stand around a tiny plaque and applaud the lo(...)

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