State of Palestine

Country in the Middle East

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Palestine, officially the State of Palestine, is a de jure sovereign state in Western Asia claiming the West Bank and Gaza Strip with Jerusalem as the designated capital, although its administrative center is currently located in Ramallah. The entirety of territory claimed by the State of Palestine has been occupied by Israel since the Six-Day War in 1967. Palestine has a population of 4,816,503 as of 2016, ranked 123rd in the world.

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An Israeli rabbi died on Monday of wounds from a Palestinian attack a day earlier in the occupied West Bank in which a soldier was killed - an incident that..
Credit: Reuters - Published 6 hours ago

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A Palestinian stabbed an Israeli soldier to death in the occupied West Bank on Sunday and used his rifle to wound another soldier and a Jewish settler before..
Credit: Reuters - Published 1 day ago

At least one Israeli was killed and two others were wounded in a Palestinian attack in the occupied West Bank on Sunday, a military spokesman said.
Credit: Reuters - Published 1 day ago

At least one person was killed and two others were wounded in a Palestinian shooting attack in the occupied West Bank on Sunday, Israel Radio said.
Credit: Reuters - Published 1 day ago

At least one person was wounded in a suspected Palestinian shooting attack in the occupied West Bank on Sunday, an Israeli ambulance service and Israel Radio..
Credit: Reuters - Published 1 day ago

By Nidal al-Mughrabi GAZA (Reuters) - Israeli warplanes bombed Hamas targets in the Palestinian enclave of Gaza early on Friday after Israel's miilitary said..
Credit: Firstpost - Published 3 days ago

Israeli warplanes bombed Hamas targets in the Palestinian enclave of Gaza early on Friday after Israel's military said militants had fired two rockets toward the..
Credit: Reuters - Published 3 days ago

Here's the latest for Friday March 15th: Dozens shot dead in New Zealand mosques; Israeli airstrikes in Gaza after Palestinian rocket fire; Senate votes against..
Credit: USATODAY.com - Published 3 days ago

Here's the latest for Friday March 15th: Dozens shot dead in New Zealand mosques; Israeli airstrikes in Gaza after Palestinian rocket fire; Senate votes against..
Credit: USATODAY.com - Published 3 days ago

By Nidal al-Mughrabi GAZA (Reuters) - Israeli military aircraft bombed Hamas facilities in the Gaza Strip on Friday, hours after two rockets were launched from..
Credit: Firstpost - Published 4 days ago

A spokesman for Palestinian president Mahmud Abbas has criticised a United States move to no longer refer to the West Bank, Gaza Strip and Golan Heights as..
4 days ago • WorldNews
RAMALLAH, West Bank (Reuters) - Palestinians threw a fire bomb at an Israeli police post at a site revered by Jews and Muslims in Jerusalem on Tuesday, and..
Credit: Firstpost - Published 6 days ago

Israeli troops shot dead a Palestinian man after he ran toward them with a knife in the Israeli-occupied West Bank on Tuesday, the military said.
Credit: Reuters - Published 6 days ago

Economist Mohammed Shtayyeh, a member of the West Bank's dominant Fatah party, was named Palestinian prime minister on Sunday in what the rival Hamas group that..
Credit: Reuters - Published 1 week ago

Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas appointed longtime ally Mohammad Shtayyeh as prime minister on Sunday, officials said, in a move seen as part of efforts to..
Credit: France 24 - Published 1 week ago

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