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  1. Small explosive device goes off near UNRWA headquarters in GazaRead the original story w/Photo

    57 min ago | Jerusalem Post

    A small explosive device went off near the UNRWA headquarters in the Gaza Strip on Saturday. No injuries were reported; and the incident is being investigated.


  2. Violence explodes outside military prison during Palestinian Prisoners Day demonstrationsRead the original story w/Photo

    1 hr ago | WMNF-FM Tampa

    Editor's note: A Tampa peace activist is volunteering with a Palestinian-solidarity women's group in the West Bank, the International Women's Peace Service. She has witnessed clashes between Israelis and Palestinians at recent demonstrations, so I asked her to write about her experiences.


  3. Abbas, Joint List leader meet for first time since election in RamallahRead the original story

    2 hrs ago | Jerusalem Post

    Mukataa, the headquarters of the Palestinian Authority, is seen in this aerial view of the West Bank city of Ramallah. All members of the Joint List, headed by MK Ayman Odeh, will soon visit Qatar, Palestinian Authority President Mahmoud Abbas announced on Saturday.


  4. Israel to Transfer Frozen Tax Funds to PalestiniansRead the original story w/Photo

    2 hrs ago | Big News

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  5. Israel, Palestinians agree on tax revenue transferRead the original story w/Photo

    3 hrs ago | The Verona-Cedar Grove Times

    Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas said Saturday that he has reached an agreement with Israel in which essential tax revenues it collects for the Palestinians will be transferred following a four-month freeze. Abbas initially rejected Israel's unfreezing of the tax funds because it included a deduction to settle debts incurred by his Palestinian Authority, including for unpaid utility bills.


  6. Gazans build bottle boatRead the original story w/Photo

    3 hrs ago | Ynetnews

    With little to do and nowhere to go, five Palestinians stuck in the Gaza Strip came up with a plan: make a boat out of recycled plastic bottles. The tiny coastal enclave, home to 1.8 million people, has been under a land and sea blockade since 2006.


  7. Abbas invites Israel Arab party leader to RamallahRead the original story w/Photo

    3 hrs ago | The Times of Israel

    Palestinian Authority President Mahmoud Abbas met Saturday with Joint List leader Ayman Odeh in Ramallah and Islamic Movement leader Abdullah Nimar Darwish. Abbas told the two that the Arab League was expected to invite all the members of the Joint List of Arab parties to the group's headquarters in Cairo and a meeting of its council in Doha, Qatar, Ynet reported.


  8. After Israeli elections, US Zionists cast votes of their ownRead the original story

    4 hrs ago | KDWN

    The World Zionist Congress - a global Zionist body that formed more than a century ago but retains significant influence in Israel - is holding elections for U.S. delegates to its global assembly. At stake is leadership of an organization that helps manage agencies in Israel with budgets in the hundreds of millions of dollars.


  9. The fake sincerity of pro-Palestinian commentatorsRead the original story w/Photo

    4 hrs ago | Jerusalem Post

    Politicians, professors and journalists alike carry on mindlessly suggesting untenable immoral prescriptions that ostensibly help the Palestinians but which in fact brings about their demise. Palestinian Authority Chairman Mahmoud Abbas gestures as he speaks during a meeting for the Central Council of the Palestinian Liberation Organization in Ramallah.


  10. Netanyahu's "humanitarian considerations" are a euphemism for political considerations."Read the original story w/Photo

    5 hrs ago | The Jewish Press

    Israel has agreed to fork over to the Palestinian Authority $450 million in frozen funds it collects for the Abbas regime in a compromise that only reduces without erasing Ramallah's $500 million debt for electricity and other services. The agreement was reached Friday, the same day Al Quds' journalist Said Arikat said at the daily US State Dept.


  11. Israel to transfer $470 million of withheld tax revenues to the Palestinian AuthorityRead the original story w/Photo

    6 hrs ago | Times of Oman

    Palestinian president Mahmud Abbas, centre-back,chairs a meeting of the Palestine Liberation Organisation executive committee, in the West Bank city of Ramallah, on Saturday. Photo -AFP Occupied Jerusalem/Ramallah, West Bank: Israel said on Saturday it would transfer $470 million of withheld tax revenues to the Palestinian Authority following talks between a senior Israeli military officer and Palestinian officials.


  12. Israeli military court charges Palestinian lawmaker Jerrar with 12 countsRead the original story w/Photo

    6 hrs ago | Jerusalem Post

    Palestinian lawmaker Khalida Jerrar was charged with 12 counts by a Israeli military court in connection to her membership with the Popular Front for the Liberation of Palestine, according to a report released Friday by Amnesty International. Jerrar, who has been detained by Israeli authorities since April 2, had the charges brought against her Wednesday.


  13. Israel, Palestinians Agree on Resuming Transfer of Tax RevenuesRead the original story w/Photo

    7 hrs ago | Bloomberg

    Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas initially refused to accept the funds, saying Israel had unilaterally decided on the amount to be transferred. Photographer: Sean Gallup/Getty Images Israel will release almost $500 million in Palestinian tax revenue after the two sides reached an agreement ending a four-month freeze.


  14. Israel, Palestinians 'reach accord' on frozen taxes.Read the original story w/Photo

    7 hrs ago | The Peninsula

    Ramallah, Palestinian Territories) - Israel has agreed to transfer in full hundreds of millions of dollars in taxes collected for the Palestinian Authority but frozen in a row over the International Criminal Court, the Palestinian premier said. Rami Hamdallah, in a statement from his office late Friday, said Israel pledged at a meeting with Palestinian officials to hand over the taxes collected between December and March, amounting to almost half a billion dollars.


  15. For the Conference on the Israel Lobby-Press Blackout at the Press ClubRead the original story

    7 hrs ago | Common Dreams

    ... Haaretz ; Princeton Professor emeritus of international law and the former UN Special Rapporteur for Palestinian territories, Richard Falk; former members of Congress, Paul Findley (R-IL) and Nick Rahall (D-WV); author and an Israeli general's son, ...


  16. Israel's West Bank ProblemRead the original story

    9 hrs ago | The Impudent Observer

    Those in Israel who believe they can simply walk into land the United Nations originally assigned to the Arab population are ordinarily rewarded by Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu with protection of the armed forces. In most nations of the world when a group of thieves take land away from people who have claim to an area, the result is either being arrested or made to leave the area, post haste.


  17. Their brothers have forsaken PalestiniansRead the original story w/Photo

    10 hrs ago | Times of Oman

    I join Aaron David Miller, an author of eminence and a distinguished scholar at the Woodrow Wilson International Centre, in seeking an answer. Our question is: Where are the Arab states? They have formed a united front to fight the Houthi rebels in Yemen; they responded with unprecedented alacrity to save Sana'a from falling to the insurgents but have remained stoically silent when 18,000 besieged Palestinians of Yarmouk refugee camp in Syria were caught between devil and the deep sea.


  18. Baby protester clashes with Israeli policeRead the original story w/Photo

    12 hrs ago | The Nation

    A five-year-old boy was not the most likely candidate to take on six heavily armed troops. But that did not stop the Palestinian youngster, dressed in full combat gear, from attempting to pelt Israeli police with stones during violent clashes on the West Bank.


  19. Video features siblings of fallen soldiersRead the original story w/Photo

    13 hrs ago | The Times of Israel

    Nine a half months after the start of last summer's Operation Protective Edge and a few days before this year's Remembrance Day for the Fallen Soldiers of Israel and Victims of Terrorism, a new music clip memorializes the 67 IDF soldiers and officers who fell in the conflict with Hamas in Gaza. The song, "My Brother," sung by Moshe Peretz and written by Doron Medalie, focuses on the experiences and emotions of the bereaved siblings of the fallen.


  20. US electionRead the original story

    14 hrs ago | Amin

    ... worthy, especially the Israeli-Palestinian conflict, now in its 67th year, and the occupation of the Palestinian territories since 1967. Ynet, an Israeli news service, provided a long list of controversial positions she has taken on the ...