Archives - May 2019

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May

Israeli police assault, kidnap teacher Hinadi Halawani in J’lem

The Israeli occupation police on Thursday afternoon kidnaped teacher and pro-Aqsa activist Hinadi al-Halawani from her home in Jerusalem after assaulting her. A source close to Halawani told the Palestinian Information Center (PIC) that police forces stormed and ransacked the house of Halawani in Wadi al-Joz neighborhood in Jerusalem, physically assaulted her and confiscated some …

31
May

Ashrawi meets Senator Sander’s Foreign Affairs advisor, discusses Trump administration’s hostile approach in region

PLO Executive Committee member, Hanan Ashrawi, met with Matt Duss, Foreign Policy Advisor of Senator Bernie Sanders, where they discussed the Trump administration’s hostile approach in the region and its destructive policies that undermine the prospects of peace and the Palestinian people’s inalienable rights to freedom. Duss conveyed Senator Sanders’ greetings and discussed with Ashrawi …

31
May

PLC calls for national strategy to confront deal of century

The Palestinian Legislative Council (PLC) has called for necessarily developing a national strategy to confront the US deal of the century, expressing its rejection of all details and results of the deal, including the Bahrain economic workshop. In a special session on Thursday, the PLC presidency affirmed that the deal of the century involves a …

30
May

Israeli police arrest three Palestinian children at Aqsa Mosque

The Israeli occupation police on Wednesday morning arrested a Palestinian woman in Abu Dis town and three children in al-Aqsa Mosque in Occupied Jerusalem. Local sources said that the Israeli police abducted Rajaa Omar from her home in Abu Dis and transferred her to al-Maskoubiya detention center for interrogation. Meanwhile, the police forces in al-Aqsa …

30
May

Palestinian PM calls on Britain to recognize sovereign Palestinian state

Palestinian Prime Minister Mohammad Shtayyeh has called on Britain to implement its parliament’s recognition of the Palestinian state on the ground. British move “will be so important in light of Israel’s intention to annex parts of the West Bank,” Shtayyeh said in a statement on Tuesday after meeting with a British parliamentary delegation in the …

30
May

PLC convene to discuss ways to confront deal of century

The presidency of the Palestinian Legislative Council (PLC) has announced it will hold a special session Wednesday, May 29, in order to confront the US deal of the century and the upcoming Bahrain economic workshop. In a press release on Tuesday, the PLC said its intended session would be held “out of its awareness of …

26
May

Israeli police allow settlers and tourists to defile Aqsa Mosque

The Israeli occupation police on Sunday morning encircled al-Qibli prayer building at the Aqsa Mosque and prevented Palestinian worshipers from leaving it as Jewish settlers and tourists were touring the holy site. With no regard for the holy month of Ramadan, police forces opened al-Maghariba Gate of the Aqsa Mosque and allowed settlers and tourists …

26
May

Christians in Palestine say they are saddened by the German parliament’s resolution on BDS

Palestine’s Christians said they were saddened by the German parliament, the Bundestag, May 17 Resolution: “Resisting the BDS movement decisively – fighting antisemitism”, and called for reversing it. “Christians in Palestine are saddened and confused to learn of the German Bundestag’s passage of a resolution condemning the International Boycott, Divestment and Sanctions Movement (BDS) and …

26
May

Gaza: Health sector facing worst pharmaceutical crisis ever

The Palestinian ministry of health has warned that the crisis of drugs and medical supplies will lead to serious repercussions for patients in the Gaza Strip, calling on all supporters of the health sector to step in to save the patients. Dr. Medhat Abbas, director of the Shifa Hospital, stated on Saturday that medicines and …

20
May

Israeli minister leads settler break-in into Aqsa Mosque

A horde of Jewish settlers, led by Israel’s Minister of Agriculture Uri Ariel, on Sunday stormed al-Aqsa Mosque under tight police guard. The Islamic Awqaf said that Ariel and 17 Israeli settlers, accompanied by a large police force, broke into al-Aqsa Mosque in the morning and toured its courtyards. After midnight on Sunday, the Israeli …

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