Linah Alsaafin

Linah Alsaafin

Gaza

Why Fatah and Hamas won't reconcile

The latest episode of the Hamas-Fatah reconciliation saga is not a step closer to a unity government, analysts say.

Why Fatah and Hamas won't reconcile

Middle East

Remains of four Palestinians buried by Israel

Palestinian Prisoners' Affairs lawyer says burials won't affect appeal demanding release of bodies held by Israel.

Remains of four Palestinians buried by Israel

Israel

Israel-Africa summit cancelled as Togo unrest continues

Israeli government denies speculation that conference's indefinite postponement was due to threats of boycott.

Israel-Africa summit cancelled as Togo unrest continues

Middle East

Palestinian girl dies after being struck by settler car

Relatives doubt Israel police will properly probe killing of eight-year-old, whose family home was about to be seized.

Palestinian girl dies after being struck by settler car

Middle East

The battle for al-Aqsa 'has just started'

Given the absence of any political leadership, what made the al-Aqsa Mosque protests last month a success?

The battle for al-Aqsa 'has just started'

Middle East

Israel demolishes two houses in occupied East Jerusalem

The number of Palestinian homes demolished by Israel in occupied East Jerusalem this year is 39, displacing 140 people.

Israel demolishes two houses in occupied East Jerusalem

Egypt

Uighurs arrested in Egypt face unknown fate

Human rights groups are calling for answers on the whereabouts of dozens of Uighurs arrested by Egyptian authorities.

Uighurs arrested in Egypt face unknown fate

Middle East

Babies die in Gaza as Hamas, Fatah trade blame

Three infants in need of specialised medical care died this week in Gaza City after failure to obtain exit permits.

Babies die in Gaza as Hamas, Fatah trade blame

Politics

Israel arrests 14-year-old US citizen

Mohammad Khaleq is one of more than 8,000 Palestinian children held by Israel since the year 2000.

Israel arrests 14-year-old US citizen

Egypt

Gaza journalists gain experience under fire

For four female journalists from Gaza, covering the Israeli assault on the coastal enclave was business as usual.

Gaza journalists gain experience under fire

US & Canada

Ramallah reacts to Arafat poisoning claims

Many Palestinians seem to believe Arafat was poisoned by the Israeli intelligence or from within Fatah's ranks.

Ramallah reacts to Arafat poisoning claims

Ireland

'Hunger strike a signal to world's oppressed'

Khader Adnan recounts his 66-day fast in Israeli jail that has made him a symbol of Palestinian resistance.

'Hunger strike a signal to world's oppressed'