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27
Dec

Iranian Parliament passes a bill on al-Quds as permanent capital of Palestine

Iran’s parliament voted Wednesday morning to pass a resolution instructing the Iranian government to declare Al-Quds as the eternal capital of Palestine. The Iranian ”Tasnim” agency said that this came during the discussion of the Iranian parliament two urgent decisions and attached to the law of support for the Islamic Revolution of the Palestinian people, …

27
Dec

Morocco’s PJD calls for forming parliamentary lobby for Palestine

The Justice and Development Party (PJD), which leads the Moroccan coalition government, on Tuesday called for forming a parliamentary action group to advocate the Palestinian cause. This came in a letter sent from the party to president of the House of Representatives Habib el Malki. The party stressed the need to take swift steps to …

26
Dec

Ireland: Europe will not transfer its embassies to Jerusalem

Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of Foreign Affairs and Trade Simon Coveney affirmed his country’s adherence to the two-state solution on the 1967 borders as a basis for the negotiating process. During his meeting with Palestinian Ambassador Ahmed Abdel Razeq, Coveney stressed that the European position towards Jerusalem is unified and that there will be …

26
Dec

Arab Parliament: Guatemala’s decision to transfer its embassy to Jerusalem came under American pressure

Speaker of the Arab Parliament, Meshaal al-Salami, on Monday said that Guatemala’s decision to move its embassy in Israel from Tel Aviv to Jerusalem came in response to US pressure on the countries in which it has certain economic interests. Salami affirmed in a statement following his meeting with the Arab League secretary general, Ahmed …

18
Dec

Security Council votes on a resolution against Donald Trump Declaration

The UN Security Council is expected to vote on Monday on a draft resolution rejecting the establishment of diplomatic missions in Jerusalem, less than two weeks after the US decision to recognise Jerusalem as Israel’s capital. The leaked text of the draft calls on all UN member states not to move their missions to Jerusalem. Trump declared …

18
Dec

Tahran: An emergency meeting of the Palestine Committee in the Islamic Parliaments Union

The Iranian capital Tehran is hosting, today Monday, an emergency meeting of the Palestine Committee of the Union of Parliaments of Islamic Countries. “Fars” news agency reported that the meeting is held in the presence of the heads of parliaments of Iran, Mali and Iraq, because of recent events in Palestine; and the decision of the …

14
Dec

Istanbul Summit Declares Jerusalem Palestinian Capital

The Organization of Islamic Cooperation (OIC) has recognized East Jerusalem as the capital of Palestine, rejecting the U.S. biased stance and calling on the international community to follow in its footsteps. At a summit held in Turkey a week after U.S. President Donald Trump recognized Jerusalem as Israel’s capital, Muslim leaders on Wednesday called on …

14
Dec

Jordan Parliament’s Legal Committee to Revisit Agreements with Israel

The Jordanian House of Representatives approved on Sunday a proposal empowering the legal committee of the House to revisit the agreements signed between the kingdom and Israel, including the Wadi Araba Treaty. During an extraordinary session on the United States’ decision to recognize Jerusalem as capital of Israel, which was attended by Jordanian Prime Minister …

13
Dec

Moroccan MPs propose bill to criminalize normalization with Israel

Members of the Moroccan parliament on Monday condemned the US president Donald Trump’s decision to move the US embassy to Jerusalem which he has recently recognized as the capital of Israel. During a parliament session held on Monday and attended by the Palestinian ambassador to Morocco, they called for activating a bill criminalizing normalization with …

13
Dec

MP Hasan Yousef and other leaders among several Palestinians kidnapped by Israel army

Dozens of Palestinian activists and Hamas leaders were kidnapped by the Israeli occupation forces at daybreak Wednesday in abduction sweeps rocking the West Bank. A PIC news correspondent said Israeli army troops rolled into Ramallah’s western town of Beituniya at the crack of dawn and kidnapped the Hamas leader Hasan Yousef, also a member of …

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