Adel Zaanoun

Palestinean journalist - AFP

Palestinians say truce reached with Israel to end deadly escalation

Israel also lifted restrictions on civilian movements in communities around the Gaza border on Monday morning

Gaza protests bring bloodshed but scarce gain as anniversary looms

Thousands of Palestinians have gathered at least weekly along the border in protests dubbed the Great March of Return

UN cans Gaza marathon after Hamas bans women runners

Gaza's third international marathon has been cancelled after the ruling Hamas movement refused to allow women to run.

Egypt reopens Rafah border with Gaza

Egypt has reopened its Rafah border crossing with Gaza, allowing people to cross freely for the first time in four years.

Abbas to hit Sharon with demands at summit

Palestinian leader Mahmud Abbas said on Thursday he would bombard Israeli Prime Minister Ariel Sharon with demands at a forthcoming Middle East summit as Israel seeks to bolster the Palestinian leader in his efforts to rein in Islamist militants.

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