According to official figures from Gaza, 16,000 homes were completely destroyed during last summer's war and another approximately 90,000 were partially destroyed.
On social media and in the street, many Palestinians criticize Jibril Rajoub for not seeing the bid through at the FIFA Congress Friday.
Hundreds rally outside Education Ministry demanding end to budgetary discrimination; Catholic leaders reportedly pushing for Pope Francis to intervene by turning to PM Netanyahu directly.
Palestinian sources in Gaza confirm the Israeli assessment that the firing was the consequence of Islamic Jihad in-fighting.
Arab representation in the bodies that decide on building and development is low to negligible at all levels, contributing to the ongoing housing shortage in Arab communities.
Israeli strikes target Gaza after rocket fired at south on Tuesday night.
Israel Defense Forces says rocket was fired from Gaza Strip; no injuries or damage reported.
Hamas says over 3,000 Gazans still waiting to cross after Egypt opens border to allow Palestinians return to coastal enclave, but not leave.
PLO executive committee member Saeb Erekat says that the Palestinian stance on settlements is clear: That they are illegitimate and discuss about their borders is irrelevant.
26-year-old Mohammed Bachar was evacuated; no details on type and extent of injury.