The UN Coordinator for Humanitarian Aid and Development Activities for the occupied Palestinian territory, Robert Piper, in Khan al Ahmar, 22 February 2017

Today, the Coordinator for Humanitarian Aid and UN Development Activities for the occupied Palestinian territory, Robert Piper, and Director of UNRWA Operations in the West Bank, Scott Anderson, visited the...

Longstanding restrictions on the movement of people and goods to and from Gaza have undermined the living conditions of 1.9 million Palestinians in that area. Many of the current restrictions,...

Nearly 1,100 structures demolished or seized by Israeli authorities in 2016 in the West Bank, the highest on record since 2009, and double those of 2015. Over 12,500 final demolition...

Two Palestinian men were killed and five were injured following the collapse of a tunnel under the border between Gaza and Egypt on 9 February; the circumstances remain unclear.

A farmer tends his hanging strawberries in Beit Lahiya, Gaza Strip. © FAO/Masoud Keshta.

During 2016 olive harvest season, Israeli settlers vandalized 210 olive trees down from 801 during the 2015 season. Revenues from the export/transfer of produce out of Gaza in 2016 increased...

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