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UN chief decries Israeli settlement policy
Ongoing activity undermining peace efforts and deepening Palestinian mistrust, Ban says during West Bank visit.
Last updated: 16 Aug 2013 10:41 GMT
Israel to release 'low-risk' prisoners
Deal is not major Israeli concession as many of 26 prisoners on list have served bulk of sentences, rights groups say.
Last updated: 12 Aug 2013 18:59 GMT
Israel to release Palestinian prisoners
Decision to free 26 inmates comes after Israel announced new settler homes, ahead of peace talks later this week.
Last updated: 12 Aug 2013 09:36 GMT
Palestinian wins Arab Idol for first time
Competition electrified thousands of fans including President Mahmoud Abbas and stoked feelings of national pride.
Last updated: 23 Jun 2013 22:07 GMT
New Palestinian Authority cabinet sworn in
New Prime Minister Rami Hamdallah says cabinet will rule until a unity government between Fatah and Hamas is formed.
Last updated: 06 Jun 2013 18:18 GMT
Israel 'to build' new outposts in Jerusalem
NGO says Israel is preparing to build more than 1,000 new settler homes in mainly-Arab areas of the holy city.
Last updated: 29 May 2013 23:35 GMT
Protests in Israeli jails after inmate death
Palestinians allege Israel denied proper medical treatment to Maisara Abu Hamdiyeh who died of cancer.
Last updated: 02 Apr 2013 18:58 GMT
US and Saudi send warnings to Iran and Syria
Top US diplomat John Kerry and Prince Saud al-Faisal present united front on Syria unrest and Iran's nuclear programme.
Last updated: 04 Mar 2013 17:30 GMT
Malaysian PM in solidarity visit to Gaza
Najib Razak crossed into Gaza via its land border with Egypt for what he describes as a humanitarian visit.
Last updated: 22 Jan 2013 18:56 GMT
Abbas warns Israel of disbanding PA
Palestinian leader says he will disband the Palestinian Authority if Israel does not renew talks after January poll.
Last updated: 28 Dec 2012 02:05 GMT
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