Israel to forcibly remove bedouin communities in settlements push
5 December 2011
Around 20 bedouin communities between Jerusalem and Jericho are to be forcibly relocated from the land on which they have lived for 60 years under an Israeli plan to expand a huge Jewish settlement.
Israel unfreezes Palestinian Authority tax millions
30 November 2011
Israel is to release millions of dollars in Palestinian tax revenues it had frozen as a punitive sanction for the past month, a move that threatened the Palestinian Authority's ability to pay public sector salaries this week.
Israel sanctions mean Palestinian Authority cannot pay employees' wages
28 November 2011
Around 153,000 employees of the Palestinian Authority will not be paid this week if Israel continues to withhold $100m (£64.5m) in monthly Palestinian tax revenues, which it is obliged to pass on under the terms of the 1993 Oslo accords.
Charity helps regenerate Gaza
17 November 2011
The British charity Interpal is working to regenerate and rebuild Gaza after the Israeli attacks in 2008 and 2009. The charity has worked with other international NGOs to open up a humanitarian corridor from Egypt that has allowed six convoys to cross the border. Supplies brought in include medicine and medical resources. The organisation also provides funds to buy medical and computer equipment, generators, fuel and seeds
Israel maintains block on tax transfers to PA
14 November 2011
Israel's cabinet decided on Monday to continue to withhold the transfer of tax revenues owed to the Palestinian Authority, a measure it imposed two weeks ago after the Palestinians won full membership of the UN cultural agency.
Israel rushes settlement growth after Unesco accepts Palestinians
1 November 2011
Israel is to expedite the construction of about 2,000 homes in Jewish settlements in the West Bank and East Jerusalem in response to the Palestinians' successful bid to join Unesco.
Unesco gives Palestinians full membership
31 October 2011
Unesco, the United Nations' cultural agency, has decided to give the Palestinians full membership of the body, in a vote that will boost their bid for recognition as a state at the UN.
The wretched scandal of Gaza
10 October 2011
Despite the Palestinians' appeal to the UN for statehood, Gaza remains in a state of siege, lacking basic food and sanitation. Mary Riddell reports from 'a stricken land'.
Israel escalates attacks despite agreeing to ceasefire with Gaza factions
26 August 2011
Israel has further escalated tensions with the Gaza Strip and continued the sequence of violence by launching further rocket attacks against the beleaguered sector, despite agreeing to a recent ceasefire with resistance factions.
Israel shells targets in the Gaza Strip
19 August 2011
Israeli aircraft have launched intense night raids against civilian areas inside the Gaza Strip.
During the attacks, the Abu Samra household was targeted and completely destroyed. A thirteen year old child is reported to have been killed while several other members of the family were injured.
UNRWA forced to suspend operations in Jenin
12 August 2011
UNRWA regrets to announce that it has been forced to suspend services in Jenin city and Jenin camp as of today, 12 August 2011, until further notice. The forced suspension includes relief and social services, job creation programme and camp services offices.