Nearly 100 students at Birzeit University in the central West Bank on Wednesday took part in a solidarity event with the African-American community in the United States in the wake of spiraling rates of deadly police violence there.
Two months after donors pledged $5.4 billion to help rebuild Gaza after the war between Israel and Hamas, Palestinian, U.N. and other officials say barely 2 percent of the money has been transferred.
The United Nations Security Council could vote on a draft UN resolution that sets terms for a final Israeli-Palestinian peace deal within 24 hours, PA Foreign Minister Riyad al-Maliki said Friday. The PA official told Ma'an that the UN vote could take place over the next day, without providing further details.
While developing his latest poetry collection, the aptly named Textu (text + haiku), Palestinian-American poet and physician Fady Joudah spent a lot of time on his smartphone. This ubiquitous device may seem like the enemy of good art, but Joudah explains his modern methodology in the book’s short introduction.
Hundreds of demonstrators arrived Friday at the West Bank village of Turmus Aya to mark one week since the death of Palestinian Authority Minister Ziad Abu Ein. The protest took place not far from the Adei Ad outpost, where Abu Ein was attacked last week by an Israeli soldier. He died shortly thereafter in a Ramallah hospital.
The summary resolution of the conference of High Contracting Parties to the Fourth Geneva Convention has denounced the continued practice of settlement expansion in occupied Palestinian territories (oPt), expresseing deep concern over the frequency of international humanitarian law violations by the Israeli state.
An exhibition of paintings at Ramallah’s Zawyeh Gallery by the artist Nabil Anani has brought to life the busy, thriving society of pre-1948 Palestine.
The Israeli police detained a 17-year-old student and an 11-year-old boy from Jerusalem on Wednesday. Witnesses told Ma'an that Israeli police detained Daliah Murad Muhammad Qarawi, 17, from Salah al-Din street in East Jerusalem while she was on her way home from school.
The European Parliament on Wednesday passed a resolution supporting recognition of Palestinian statehood and the two-state solution to the Middle East conflict. The EU parliament supports "in principle recognition of Palestinian statehood and the two state solution, and believes these should go hand in hand with the development of peace talks, which should be advanced," the resolution said.