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  • Palestinian Bagpipers Back Scottish Independence

    Palestinian Bagpipers Back Scottish Independence

    Scottish independence campaigners have found an unexpected source of support ahead of a landmark referendum on the fate of the United Kingdom -- Palestinian bagpipers.

  • Bombed Out Gazans Move Into Mobile Homes

    Bombed Out Gazans Move Into Mobile Homes

    Fifty Palestinian families made homeless by Israeli bombing during the summer's fierce offensive on the Gaza Strip were rehoused Saturday in mobile homes in the southern town of Khan Yunis.

  • Wiretaps Against Palestinians are Wrong, Israeli Ex-Spies Tell Netanyahu

    Wiretaps Against Palestinians are Wrong, Israeli Ex-Spies Tell Netanyahu

    Dozens of reserve soldiers from Israel's top electronic surveillance unit say they will no longer spy on Palestinians living under occupation, an unprecedented rebuke to Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu's security policies.

  • Gaza War is Over, But Jerusalem Violence Remains

    Gaza War is Over, But Jerusalem Violence Remains

    While the world's attention was focused on the airstrikes and rockets over Gaza and Israel this summer, a wave of violence hit the streets of Jerusalem - and is still roiling parts of this divided city at the core of the Israeli-Palestinian conflict.

  • Palestinian Protesters Clash With Israeli Police in Jerusalem

    Palestinian Protesters Clash With Israeli Police in Jerusalem

    Scores of Palestinians rioted in East Jerusalem on Sunday after hearing that a youth from their neighbourhood had died of wounds suffered in a clash with Israeli police last week.

  • Palestinian President Urges Hamas to Yield Power

    Palestinian President Urges Hamas to Yield Power

    The Palestinian president has threatened to dissolve a new unity government if the Hamas militant group does not give up power in the Gaza Strip.

  • Abbas Says May End Unity With Hamas Over Gaza Governance

    Abbas Says May End Unity With Hamas Over Gaza Governance

    Palestinian president Mahmud Abbas has threatened to break off a unity agreement with Hamas if the Islamist movement does not allow the government to operate properly in the Gaza Strip.

  • Poll Says Palestinian Support for Hamas Rises

    Poll Says Palestinian Support for Hamas Rises

    A Palestinian opinion poll suggests Hamas' popularity in the West Bank and Gaza Strip has risen dramatically following its war against Israel.

  • US Urges Israel to Reverse Palestinian Land-Grab Plan

    US Urges Israel to Reverse Palestinian Land-Grab Plan

    Israel faced increasing pressure on Monday, including from the United States, after saying it plans to expropriate 400 hectares (988 acres) of Palestinian land in the Bethlehem area in the south of the occupied West Bank.

  • Islamic Jihad Fighters Parade After Gaza War

    Islamic Jihad Fighters Parade After Gaza War

    Thousands of Islamic Jihad fighters paraded in Gaza City Friday, in a defiant show of force three days after a ceasefire ending a bloody war between Israel and Gaza militants.

  • 4,000 Gaza Fishermen Go Fishing in Six-Mile Area

    4,000 Gaza Fishermen Go Fishing in Six-Mile Area

    As many as 4,000 fishermen in the Gaza Strip on Thursday were able to go fishing in a expanded zone, previously restricted to just three miles by Israel, a senior Palestinian official said.

  • As New Cease-Fire Holds, Dazed Gazans Get to Work

    As New Cease-Fire Holds, Dazed Gazans Get to Work

    Palestinian workers began clearing rubble and repairing damage from Israeli attacks as residents returned home, but some residents remained wary of the cease-fire.

  • Gaza Ceasefire Has No Winners and Leaves Much Unresolved

    Gaza Ceasefire Has No Winners and Leaves Much Unresolved

    Israel and Palestinians both boasted of victory in the Gaza war but analysts say Hamas received only promises while the conflict aggravated divisions in the Israeli leadership.

  • Gaza Cease-Fire Holds as Sides Weigh Gains

    Gaza Cease-Fire Holds as Sides Weigh Gains

    An open-ended cease-fire between Israel and Palestinian militants in the Gaza Strip was holding Wednesday, as many people on both sides of the conflict wondered what was gained during 50 days of fighting.

  • Skies Calm Over Gaza as Long-Term Truce Takes Hold

    Skies Calm Over Gaza as Long-Term Truce Takes Hold

    The skies over the Gaza Strip were calm on Wednesday as a long-term ceasefire between Israel and the Palestinians took hold after 50 days of the deadliest violence in a decade.

  • UN Chief Hopes Gaza Ceasefire Will Lead to Peace Talks

    UN Chief Hopes Gaza Ceasefire Will Lead to Peace Talks

    UN Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon has voiced hope that a ceasefire in Gaza will set the stage for talks on a final Israeli-Palestinian peace deal.

  • US 'Strongly Supports' Gaza Ceasefire: State Department

    The United States gave full backing Tuesday to the announcement of a new long-term ceasefire between Israel and the Palestinians after 50 days of violence in and around Gaza.

  • Palestinians Celebrate as Gaza Ceasefire Takes Effect

    Palestinians Celebrate as Gaza Ceasefire Takes Effect

    A ceasefire agreement between Israel and the Palestinians aimed at ending their seven-week conflict in Gaza went into effect on Tuesday and joyous Palestinians streamed into the streets of the battered enclave to celebrate.

  • What's in the Gaza Peace Deal?

    What's in the Gaza Peace Deal?

    Israel and the Palestinians agreed on Tuesday to an Egyptian-brokered plan to end the fighting in Gaza after 50 days of combat in which more than 2,100 Palestinians, most of them civilians, 64 Israeli soldiers and five civilians in Israel were killed

  • Israel Accepts Egyptian Ceasefire to End Gaza War

    Israel Accepts Egyptian Ceasefire to End Gaza War

    An Israeli official says Israel has accepted an Egyptian-brokered ceasefire plan to end a seven-week war against Islamic militants in the Gaza Strip.

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