The Palestinian President has opened the first congress of his Fatah party for seven years. An estimated 1,300 delegates gathered to elect new leaders and discuss longer-term policy.
The Middle East remains a region that draws the attention of the public because of the many conflicts in the area. According to INFOCORE, a study that investigates the role the media plays in violent
US Secretary of State John Kerry met Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas in Paris on Saturday to discuss efforts to move toward a two-state solution to the Israel-Palestinian…
A commemorative convoy for Nakba, the displacement of Palestinians due to Israel’s 1948 declaration of independence, leaves Duheisha refugee camp in
French President Francois Hollande said that an international conference to tackle the Israeli-Palestinian conflict was the best way to bring peace
Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas has denounced groups which encourage attacks against Israel. A surge of violence between the two countries has
On a visit to Greece the Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas said his administration could start issuing passports under the ‘State of Palestine’ as
Israeli police shot dead a Palestinian who had stabbed an IDF soldier at a military checkpoint on Thursday (October 29) as a month-long spate of
The Palestinian flag was raised for the first time at the United Nations headquarters in New York. The ceremony took place weeks after the UN General
The UN General Assembly has given overwhelming approval for Palestinians to raise their flag at the UN headquarters. Israel, along with seven other
Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas is set to resign as head of the Palestine Liberation Organisation’s (PLO) executive committee, PLO officials said
The 32nd edition of the Jerusalem Film Festival kicked off with Hollywood glamour, as John Turturro attended the opening. The US actor, writer and
Vatican agrees a treaty which is the first legal document negotiated between the Holy See and the Palestinian State and constitutes official diplomatic recognition..
The leadership of the Palestinian Liberation Organisation (PLO) has voted to suspend all security cooperation with Israel, a move which could further escalate tensions.
A US court has ordered the Palestine Liberation Organisation and the Palestinian Authority to pay out more than 200 million dollars for their role in
The Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas is in Sweden for talks with the country’s new Prime Minister Stefan Lofven. It is his first visit to the
Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas has ordered an investigation into a cartoon apparently depicting the Prophet Mohammad in an official Palestinian
Serbia has officially revealed it has granted citizenship to a key political rival of Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas. Mohammad Dahlan, whom
The Canadian foreign minister has been heckled by Palestinian protesters during a visit to the occupied West Bank. Eggs were also thrown at John
Israel has announced it will freeze tax funds and attempt to bring war crime prosecutions against Palestinian leaders in retaliation to Palestinian
Palestinian observers at the United Nations have presented their documents ratifying the Treaty of Rome’s conditions for membership of the
The International Criminal Court may soon be able to try crimes committed in Palestinian lands. It comes after the Palestinian President, Mahmoud
The Palestinian Authority has signed on to 20 international agreements a day after a bid for independence failed at the United Nations Security
Palestinians express disappointment after failing to get a UN resolution approved which would have called for Israel to end its occupation of Palestinian land
In 2014 one country in Europe made a decision which could have a significant impact on the Middle East. Sweden recognised the Palestinian state. It
Palestinian youths have clashed with Israeli soldiers after the funeral of a Palestinian minister who died following a confrontation with an Israeli policeman.
As the funeral is held for Palestinian minister without portfolio Ziad Abu Ein in Ramallah, the cause of the 55-year-old's death during a confrontation with Israeli security forces is disputed.
A Palestinian minister has died following a confrontation with Israeli troops at a West Bank protest. Palestinian medics say he died from inhaling