Archives - July 2019

25
Jul

Mladenov, EU ask Israel to stop mass demolitions in Sur Baher

UN Middle East peace envoy Nickolay Mladenov and the European Union (EU) have called on the Israeli occupation authority to halt demolishing dozens of Palestinian apartments in Wadi Hummus neighborhood of Sur Baher town, east of Jerusalem. “Despite calls not to go ahead with the demolition, the destruction of residential buildings in Sur Baher will …

25
Jul

Turkey condemns home demolitions in Sur Baher

Turkey has denounced the Israeli demolition campaign that targeted over 100 homes in Occupied Jerusalem on Monday. Turkey’s Foreign Ministry said in an official statement that home demolitions in Jerusalem’s village of Sur Baher is another example of the “aggressive policies” pursued by Israel. The Ministry said the home demolition policy is clearly aimed at …

25
Jul

France, Germany, Spain and the UK strongly condemn demolitions in Wadi al Hummus

The governments of France, Germany, Spain and the United Kingdom strongly condemned today the demolition by Israel of Palestinian buildings in Wadi al Hummus, an area in Sur Baher neighborhood in the southeast of Jerusalem, said a Foreign and Commonwealth Office spokesperson. “We remain seriously concerned by the continued demolition of Palestinian property by Israeli …

17
Jul

EU diplomats express concern over demolition orders and eviction of family in Jerusalem

The European Union Representative and EU Heads of Mission in Jerusalem and Ramallah today expressed concern over Israeli demolition orders against Palestinian homes in Wadi al-Hummos area of Sur Baher, an East Jerusalem suburb, and the eviction of a Palestinian family from its home in Silwan neighborhood for the benefit of Israeli settlers. “The EU …

17
Jul

Jake Walles: Bahrain workshop failed to present new workable proposals or new practical mechanisms.

The meeting tackled several topics of relevance including a possible US congressional vote on a resolution supporting a two state solution. Senator Lindsey Graham gave statements in Jerusalem recently expressing support to the two state solution. Topics also included the aftermath of the Manama economic workshop and the next steps anticipated by the US Administration …

17
Jul

PFB: Deal of the century was born dead

Hafed al-Karmi, head of the Palestinian Forum in Britain (PFB), has said that the Palestinians abroad reject the US deal of the century and its projects, most notably the Bahrain economic workshop. Karmi made his remarks during a symposium on the Arab revolutions and the Palestinian cause held recently in the British city of Birmingham …

12
Jul

The delegation leads Friday prayers at the International Islamic Mosque

The delegation led Friday prayers at the mosque of the International Islamic University. They had a meeting with the university president Dr. Ahmed bin Yusuf Al-Darweesh, who welcomed the delegation and praised the efforts of the Association towards Al-Quds and Palestine, expressing the University’s readiness to contribute to any project that supports the cause of …

10
Jul

The delegation meets with the leader of opposition in the Pakistani parliament

The delegation met with the leader of the opposition, Raja Mohammad Zafar al-Haq, in the parliament building. The two sides discussed means of support to protect Al-Quds and Palestine from the current threats.

9
Jul

The delegation of the league meets with Deputy Speaker of the Pakistani House of Representatives

And emphasizing the importance of the formation of Palestine Committee in the House of Representative, the delegation met with the Deputy Speaker of the House of Representatives Qasim Sur, who welcomed the delegation. For his part, the President of the Association stressed the need to establish the Palestine Committee at the level of the Council …

8
Jul

Israeli settlers take over Palestinian-owned building in Jerusalem neighborhood

Israeli settlers took over today a Palestinian-owned building in Suwwana area on the Mount of Olives in occupied East Jerusalem, according to local sources. They told WAFA that Israeli police escorted the settlers in their takeover of the building that houses four apartments and owned by Ihab Mahdar. Settlers were seen removing furniture from the …

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