Palestine

Palestinian shot and killed by Israeli military after alleged attack

Israeli and Palestinian officials disagree on the circumstances behind the death of a 29-year-old Palestinian in a West Bank village Thursday.

Al-Monitor Staff | Israeli-Palestinian conflict | Jul 10, 2020
al-monitor Relatives of 29-year-old Palestinian Ibrahim Abu Yakoub, who was killed by Israeli forces July 9, mourn during his funeral in the village of Kifl Haris, south of the West Bank city of Nablus, on July 10, 2020. Photo by Photo by JAAFAR ASHTIYEH/AFP via Getty Images.

Israel said to offer Hamas prisoner swap

Palestinian sources claim that Israel has offered Hamas a limp proposal for a prisoner-exchange deal.

Rina Bassist | | Jul 10, 2020
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Intel: US lawmakers tussle over key condition on restoring Palestinian aid

Democrats and Republicans clashed today over a newly proposed restriction on Palestinian assistance in this year’s foreign aid spending bill — the latest chapter in the struggle to resume economic support for the West Bank and Gaza Strip.

Bryant Harris | Israeli-Palestinian conflict | Jul 9, 2020
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Israel, UAE test potential for cooperation on COVID-19

The agreement signed between the United Arab Emirates' Group 42 and Israel’s IAI and Rafael companies offers a glimpse of the potential for cooperation -- if not deterred by annexation.

Danny Zaken | Coronavirus | Jul 9, 2020
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Gazans fall victim to 'frozen dollars' scam

Dozens of Gazans who want to get rich quick have already fallen victim to a fraudulent scheme by buying "frozen dollars" from unknown sellers at half price.

Ahmad Abu Amer | Gaza | Jul 9, 2020
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