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Comment: Hanan Ashrawi's departure leaves the PLO a poorer place, headed by a power hungry Abbas, and in desperate need of reform, writes Muhammad Shehada.

Sources who spoke to The New Arab's Arabic-language service said it was unclear whether PA President Mahmoud Abbas had accepted Dr Ashrawi's resignation.

EU calls for probe into killing of 13-year-old Palestinian

The New Arab Staff

EU calls for probe into killing of 13-year-old Palestinian

Fourteen-year-old Ali Abu Aliya died of wounds sustained after he was shot in the stomach during a protest on Friday against Israeli land theft in the al-Mughayyir village near Ramallah.

Israeli protesters look for inspiration in Biden victory

The New Arab Staff & Agencies

Israeli protesters look for inspiration in Biden victory

Protesters. who have been gathering outside Netanyahu's official residence for months, hope that Trump's defeat would spell trouble for the ...

Two more Palestinian officials test positive for coronavirus

The New Arab Staff & Agencies

Two more Palestinian officials test positive for coronavirus

A number of high-level Palestinian officials have tested positive for Covid-19, including Saeb Erekat.

The New Arab Staff

Senior Palestinian official Hanan Ashrawi tests positive for coronavirus

Dr Hanan Ashrawi, a member of the PLO’s executive committee, has tested positive for the coronavirus, becoming the second Palestinian official to be infected within a week.

Abdelkader Cheref

Normalisation with Israel: The view from the Arab Maghreb

In-depth: Despite UAE-Bahrain's normalisation agreement with Israel, and their unofficial relations with Tel Aviv, North African countries are ...

The New Arab Staff & Agencies

World reacts to 'historic' Israel-UAE deal

Here is how the world reacted to the US-brokered deal which saw Israel and the UAE agreeing to normalise relations.

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West Bank annexation 'delayed, not cancelled' after UAE-Israel deal

Netanyahu stated Israel's planned annexation of large parts of the West Bank is still on the table despite statements by the US and UAE to the ...

Trump announces 'historic peace agreement' between Israel, UAE

The New Arab Staff & Agencies

Trump announces 'historic peace agreement' between Israel, UAE

Israeli and UAE delegations will meet in the coming weeks to sign bilateral agreements regarding investment, tourism, direct flights, security ...

The New Arab Staff

PLO urges EU to act against Israel's settlements construction

The PLO has urged action against Israel to stop constructing settlements in occupied East Jerusalem.

PLO accuses Israel of stealing Christian artifact from Bethlehem

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PLO accuses Israel of stealing Christian artifact from Bethlehem

A senior Palestinian official accused Israel of stealing a historical Christian artifact from the West Bank city of Bethlehem.

Fury follows shooting of Palestinian driving to sister’s wedding

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Fury follows shooting of Palestinian driving to sister’s wedding

'The only terrorists are the cowards who shot to kill a beautiful young man and blamed him for it': Palestinians have voiced their outrage over ...

Remembering Qalandia, Jerusalem's stolen airport

Ramona Wadi

Remembering Qalandia, Jerusalem's stolen airport

Comment: If Israel proceeds with settlement expansion at Qalandia, another sliver of Palestinian history will be lost to colonisation, writes ...

Covid-19: A dual punishment for Palestinian and Arab prisoners

A joint call from Arab intellectuals and personalities

Covid-19: A dual punishment for Palestinian and Arab prisoners

Comment: An open letter from more than 150 personalities from the Arab world, calling for the release of Palestinian prisoners in Israeli jails ...

The New Arab

Palestinians accuse Israel of neglecting detainees amid coronavirus pandemic

Hamas is demanding the release of Palestinian prisoners from Israeli prisons, accusing the state of neglecting to protect them from the coronavirus outbreak.

The New Arab

Israel exploiting coronavirus for settlement expansion, says Palestinian official

Hanan Ashrawi has accused the Israeli government of using the COVID-19 lockdown in the West Bank to expedite annexation of Palestinian ...

The New Arab

'Unconscionable': US describes East Jerusalem Palestinians as 'non-Israeli citizens'

The US State Department changed its standard description of East Jerusalem Palestinians from 'Palestinian residents' of the city to 'Arab ...

The New Arab & agencies

Israel votes to withhold $43 million of Palestinian funds

Israel will withhold millions of Palestinian tax funds in a move that is being described as 'blatant theft'.

Family of Palestinian prisoner urges Israel to return body

The New Arab

Family of Palestinian prisoner urges Israel to return body

The family of Sami Abu Diyak has urged Israel to not withold his body to give him a proper burial.

The New Arab

Cancer-stricken Palestinian dies in Israeli detention 'after medical negligence'

Palestinian authorities have called for a 'day of rage' after a 36-year-old died in prison after being denied release on humanitarian and ...

Israel shuts Palestinian TV channel, education offices in Jerusalem

The New Arab

Israel shuts Palestinian TV channel, education offices in Jerusalem

Israeli authorities have shut a string of Palestinian organisations in Jerusalem, including Palestine TV and education offices it accuses of ...

<em>Ashrawi</em> damns Trump's decision to declare Israeli settlements 'legal'

The New Arab

Ashrawi damns Trump's decision to declare Israeli settlements 'legal'

The US has no right to change international law, Hanan Ashrawi said.

Israeli cable-car project 'defaces Palestinian heriatage' in Jerusalem: Palestinians

The New Arab

Israeli cable-car project 'defaces Palestinian heriatage' in Jerusalem: Palestinians

Hanan Ashrawi said the controversial Israeli cable car project is an 'obscene violation' of Jerusalem's historic landscape.

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