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23
Dec

The League of “Parliamentarians for Al-Quds” holds its third conference in February 2020

In the presence of the Malaysian Prime Minister Mohamad Mahathir and with the participation of Speakers of Parliament, Ministers and Parliamentarians from different countries of the world, the League of Parliamentarians for Al-Quds holds its third conference “Towards an Effective Strategy to End the Occupation” under the auspices of the Malaysian Parliament on 08.09.10 February …

23
Dec

Settlers defile Aqsa Mosque

Dozens of Jewish settlers on Monday morning desecrated the Aqsa Mosque under tight police protection. According to the Islamic Awqaf Authority in Jerusalem, at least 130 settlers entered the Mosque through al-Maghariba Gate and toured its courtyards under police guard. 34 female settlers in army uniform also defiled the Mosque’s courtyards. The Aqsa Mosque is …

23
Dec

ICC to investigate Israel’s war crimes in Palestinian territories

The International Criminal Court (ICC) says it will launch a full investigation into war crimes in the Palestinian territories, a move welcomed by the Palestinian government. In a statement on Friday, ICC prosecutor Fatou Bensouda expressed her satisfaction with a “reasonable basis” to probe into the situation in Palestine. “In brief, I am satisfied that …

23
Dec

Mahathir welcomes ICC announcement on Israeli war crimes

Prime Minister of Malaysia Mahathir bin Mohamad has welcomed the International Criminal Court’s (ICC) announced decision to open an investigation into Israeli crimes against the Palestinians. Mahathir said that Israel should face justice over the atrocities it has committed against the Palestinian people. Mahathir said the move was long overdue as Israel should be tried …

20
Dec

After 10 years of voting for Israel, Canada supports pro-Palestine UN resolution

The Trudeau government yesterday backed a resolution to support the right of self-determination of the Palestinian people adopted by the UN General Assembly during a session of the Third Committee. The resolution was put forward by the State of Palestine, North Korea, Zimbabwe and others and calls for a “just, lasting and comprehensive peace settlement” to …

20
Dec

UN: Israel has advanced 22,000 housing units in W. Bank since 2016

The UN Mideast envoy said Wednesday that Israel advanced or approved plans for over 22,000 housing units in West Bank settlements and east Jerusalem in the three years since the Security Council adopted a resolution condemning settlements on lands the Palestinians want for their future state. Nickolay Mladenov told the UN Security Council that in …

20
Dec

Bahar calls on Palestinian people to rise up and defend J’lem

 Ahmed Bahar, first deputy speaker of the Palestinian Legislative Council (PIC), has called on the Palestinian people from all spectra to be on high alert for the dangers threatening Occupied Jerusalem and its population and rise to their defense. Addressing the 13th scientific conference of al-Quds in Gaza, Bahar pointed to the increasing suppressive measures …

12
Dec

Arab League: Brazilian MP’s visit to settlements violates international law

The Arab League stressed that Brazilian MP Eduardo Bolsonaro’s visit to Psagot settlement, established in the occupied Palestinian territories in the West Bank, is a violation of international law and international legitimacy resolutions. The AL warned that such steps would negatively affect Arab relations with the Federal Republic of Brazil. “We follow up, with regret and dissatisfaction, the Brazilian MP’s …

12
Dec

EU to discuss recognition of state of Palestine in January meeting

European Union foreign ministers are expected to exchange views next month on whether the 28-nation bloc should recognize Palestine as a sovereign state as the US pushes ahead with pro-occupation policies undermining the prospect of the so-called two-state solution to the Israeli-Palestinian conflict. Ireland and Luxembourg are among the EU member states seeking to raise …

12
Dec

Scores of settlers defile Aqsa Mosque

Dozens of Jewish settlers escorted by police forces on Thursday morning stormed the Aqsa Mosque and desecrated its courtyards. 80 settlers, including 20 military soldiers, 38 institute and university students and one employee from the Israeli antiquities authority entered the Mosque through al-Maghariba Gate and toured its courtyards in morning hours, according to the Islamic …

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