Palestinian administration

Hamas calls for resistance against Israeli tax move

The Hamas resistance group called on the Palestinian administration Jan. 1 to work together with it and other groups against Israel's decision to withhold millions of dollars in tax funds from Palestinians.

In a statement, Hamas spokesman Hazem Qassem said the decision once again proves the "piracy of Israel."

Israel must end 'occupation' undermining two-state solution possibility: Erdoğan

President Recep Tayyip Erdoğan on Aug. 28 urged Tel-Aviv to halt its "occupation attempts" undermining the possibility of a two-state solution to the Israeli-Palestinian conflict.

Speaking at a joint press conference in the capital Ankara after talks with Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas, Erdoğan said a peaceful resolution to the crisis would "also benefit the Israelis."