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PA to send 1 million liters of fuel to heat up Gaza

RAMALLAH (Ma’an) — The Palestinian Authority cabinet ministers announced after their weekly meeting on Tuesday that the government will allocate one million liters of fuel to the Gaza Strip’s main power plant in light of the recent wave of freezing weather sweeping the territory. The fuel is intended to supply[…]

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Hamas lawmaker sentenced to a year in prison

The second man in line for the Palestinian Authority (PA) presidency, Aziz Duwaik, was issued a 12-month prison sentence and a 6,000 shekel fine by an Israeli court near Ramallah on Monday. Duwaik, a senior Hamas member and speaker of the Palestinian Legisaltive Council (PLC) was arrested from his home[…]

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PA to speed up probe into Israeli war crimes

The Palestinian Authority is providing new documents to the International Criminal Court to speed up a preliminary probe into possible Israeli war crimes, the Minister of Foreign Affairs Riyad al-Malki said Monday.The probe, which was opened on Jan. 16 by ICC prosecutor Fatou Bensouda, is not a full investigation but[…]

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Is the PA stalling Gaza war crimes probe?

The Palestinian Authority has so far prevented the launch of a formal investigation into the alleged war crimes committed by Israel and Palestinian factions during the 50-day Gaza war last July and August, according to officials at the International Criminal Court. In a confidential letter obtained exclusively by Al Jazeera’s[…]

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