Palestine

FILE - In this Saturday, June 22, 2019, file photo President Donald Trump speaks to reporters on the South Lawn of the White House in Washington.
Susan Walsh/AP Photo, File
June 23, 2019 - 6:40 pm
By Josef Federman JERUSALEM (AP) — When the Trump administration cut hundreds of millions of dollars of aid for Palestinians last year, the Parents Circle, a coexistence group of bereaved Israeli and Palestinian families, lost 30% of its budget overnight. So members were shocked Sunday to learn...
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Tens of thousands of Palestinians have rallied at points near the Israeli border to mark the first anniversary of weekly protests in the Gaza Strip.
Tsafrir Abayov/AP Photo
March 31, 2019 - 3:46 pm
JERUSALEM (AP) — A cease-fire deal appeared to take hold between Israel and Gaza's Hamas rulers on Sunday, with Israel expanding the permitted fishing zone and easing some tight restrictions on movement through its two main crossings with the Palestinian enclave. Egyptian mediators have worked in...
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Christian worshippers light candles at the Church of the Nativity, traditionally recognized by Christians to be the birthplace of Jesus Christ, in the West Bank city of Bethlehem, Sunday, Dec. 23, 2018.
Nasser Nasser/AP
December 24, 2018 - 5:44 pm
BETHLEHEM, West Bank (AP) — Pilgrims from around the world flocked to Bethlehem on Monday for what was believed to be the biblical West Bank city's largest Christmas celebrations in years. Hundreds of locals and foreign visitors milled in Manger Square as bagpipe-playing Palestinian Scouts paraded...
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An Israeli soldier stands near a burning bus after it was hit by a mortar shell fired from Gaza near the Israel Gaza border, Monday, Nov. 12, 2018.
AP Photo/Tsafrir Abayov
November 12, 2018 - 7:39 pm
GAZA CITY, Gaza Strip (AP) — Palestinian militants bombarded Israel with dozens of rockets and mortar shells Monday, while Israeli warplanes struck targets throughout the Gaza Strip in what appeared to be the most intense exchange of fire since a 2014 war. Palestinian officials said at least three...
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Gaza Rockets
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October 26, 2018 - 8:53 pm
By Oren Liebermann, CNN (CNN) -- Gaza militants fired a barrage of rockets into Israel on Friday evening, triggering red-alert sirens across the Gaza periphery into the early morning hours. More than a dozen rockets were fired from Gaza, many of which were intercepted by Israel's Iron Dome aerial...
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Israeli police investigates at the scene of an stabbing attack in the West Bank settlement of Gush Etzion Sunday, Sept. 15, 2018.
AP Photo/Mahmoud Illean
September 16, 2018 - 1:45 pm
JERUSALEM (AP) — A Palestinian assailant on Sunday fatally stabbed an Israeli settler outside a busy mall in the West Bank. The victim was identified as Ari Fuld, a U.S.-born activist who was well-known in the local settler community and an outspoken Israel advocate on social media platforms. The...
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In this March 12, 2018, file photo, refugee school girls fly kites during the "Kites of Dignity" event at the UNRWA Rimal Girls Preparatory school in Gaza City.
AP Photo/Adel Hana, File
August 25, 2018 - 8:41 am
WASHINGTON (AP) — The Trump administration has decided to cut more than $200 million in bilateral aid to the Palestinians, following a review of the funding for projects in the West Bank and Gaza. The department notified Congress of the decision Friday in a brief, three-paragraph notice sent first...
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Smoke trails are seen as rockets are launched from the Gaza Strip toward Israel, in Gaza City.
AP Photo/Sami Shehada
July 15, 2018 - 8:55 am
JERUSALEM (AP) — The Israeli military lifted its restrictions along the Gaza border Sunday, indicating it had accepted an Egypt-mediated cease-fire that ended a 24-hour round of fighting with Hamas militants that had threatened to devolve into all-out war. The military had shut down a popular beach...
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The Duke of Cambridge attends the official handover of the newly built Defence and National Rehabilitation Centre (DNRC) at The Stanford Hall Estate, Nottinghamshire, to the nation.
PA Images/Sipa USA
June 24, 2018 - 9:02 am
By Laura Smith-Spark and David Wilkinson (CNN) - - Prince William arrived in Jordan on Sunday on the first stop of a five-day Middle East tour that will make him the first British royal to pay an official visit to Israel and the Palestinian territories. The Duke of Cambridge will meet with Crown...
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Demonstrators took to the streets of Philadelphia to show solidarity with the Palestinian March of Return protests that have been ongoing in Gaza.
Andrew Kramer | KYW Newsradio
Andrew Kramer
May 14, 2018 - 7:36 pm
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — Demonstrators took to the streets of Philadelphia to show solidarity with the Palestinian March of Return protests that have been ongoing in Gaza. Hundreds echoed chants like "Free, free Palestine," as they did laps around City Hall. "We want the people in Palestine...
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