Israelis, Palestinians battle over access to religious site

JERUSALEM, May 18 (UPI) -- Israeli forces clashed with Palestinian protesters Saturday near a mosque in East Jerusalem, Palestinian officials said.

Palestinians protest mosque access limit

JERUSALEM, Sept. 5 (UPI) -- Palestinians say Israel is restricting their access to the al-Aqsa mosque in Jerusalem during September's holy month of Ramadan.

Fatah wing wants Fayad out, Hamas closer

RAMALLAH, West Bank, March 14 (UPI) -- The al-Aqsa Martyrs Brigades, armed wing of the Fatah Palestinian faction, called Friday for Prime Minister Salaam Fayad's ouster and a new bonding with Hamas.

Officers arrest 14 escaped al-Aqsa inmates

NABLUS, West Bank, Feb. 22 (UPI) -- Fourteen al-Aqsa Martyrs' Brigades militants who escaped from a West Bank prison turned themselves in to the Palestinian Authority Friday, a report said.

Al-Aqsa allegdly wants to 'eliminate' PM

RAMALLAH, West Bank, Dec. 31 (UPI) -- A leaflet allegedly from the al-Aqsa Martyrs Brigades called for the assassination of Palestinian Authority Prime Minister Salaam Fayad, a report said Monday.

Israeli soldiers kill two near Gaza border

GAZA, July 28 (UPI) -- Two Palestinians allegedly trying to plant explosives were killed Saturday by Israeli soldiers near the border fence in northern Gaza.

Swedish foundation linked to Hamas funding

MALMO, Sweden, May 27 (UPI) -- Authorities in the Swedish city of Malmo are investigating whether a national branch of the al-Aqsa Foundation may have directly funded Hamas terror attacks.

Violence in the West Bank

JENIN, West Bank, March 10 (UPI) -- Fatah gunmen opened fire on the car of a Hamas minister in a West Bank village near Jenin Saturday.

Jordan's king denounces Israeli digging

AMMAN, Jordan, Feb. 6 (UPI) -- Jordan's King Abdullah has denounced Israeli measures against Islamic shrines in Jerusalem after bulldozers started digging near al-Aqsa Mosque.

Fatah gunmen rescue kidnapped student

NABLUS, West Bank, Oct. 11 (UPI) -- Gunmen from the al-Aqsa Martyrs Brigades burst into a West Bank apartment and freed a kidnapped U.S. student unharmed, reports from the region say.

Arab leader: Muslims will rule Jerusalem

UMM AL-FAHM, Israel, Sept. 16 (UPI) -- Israeli Arab Islamic leader Sheikh Raed Salah told a rally in Jerusalem the "Israeli occupation" of the city will soon vanish.

Israel kills 2 militants on West Bank

NABLUS, West Bank, July 29 (UPI) -- Israeli soldiers killed two members of the Al-Aqsa Martyrs Brigade near Nablus on Saturday.

Israel clashes with Palestinian militants

GAZA, April 3 (UPI) -- The vicious circle of Middle East violence continued Monday as Fatah militants bombarded Israel in retaliation to the killing of a comrade in the West Bank.

U.N. employee kidnapped in Nablus

NABLUS, West Bank, March 1 (UPI) -- A Palestinian employee of the United Nations in Nablus has been kidnapped by al-Aqsa Martyrs Brigades, the military wing of the Fatah faction.

Hamas starts test broadcast for new TV

GAZA, Jan. 9 (UPI) -- Hamas started test broadcasting Monday its television, the first of its kind in Gaza, days after launching its official campaign for general elections.
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PRC Commanders Ehud Barak Ariel Sharon Ehud Olmert Avi Dichter Dan Halutz Shaul Mofaz Yasser Arafat† Mahmoud Abbas Ahmed Yasin † Abdel Aziz al-Rantissi † Khaled Mashaal Ismail Haniyeh Mohammed Deif

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