Archives - October 2019

25
Oct

Resheq calls on NAM Summit to take action against Israel’s crimes

Member of Hamas’s political bureau Ezzat al-Resheq has urged the 18th Summit of the Non-Aligned Movement (NAM) to be held in the Azerbaijani capital Baku to take a firm position and urgent action against Israel’s crimes and violations in the occupied Palestinian territories. In recent press remarks to Anadolu news agency, Resheq pointed to the …

25
Oct

Kais Said: It’s time to end the suffering of Palestinians

Kais Saied assured, wednesday morningm, that Palestine is not a piece of land divided into an administration of land affairs, it is present and embedded in the souls of all the free “which is impossible to erase by the forces or deals.” In his address at the ceremony of swearing of the new President of …

25
Oct

UN rapporteur calls for int’l ban on products of Israeli settlements

The UN expert on human rights in the Palestinian territories on Wednesday called for an international ban on all products made in Israeli settlements, as an important step towards ending Israel’s 52-year-old “illegal occupation” of the West Bank. Michael Lynk, the UN special rapporteur on human rights in the Palestinian territories, told the General Assembly’s …

23
Oct

Longest hunger striking administrative detainee ends fast after Israel sets a date for his release

The longest hunger striking Palestinian administrative detainee ended today his fast after the Israeli High Court set a date for his release, said the Palestinian Prisoner Society (PPS). It said Ahmad Ghannam, from the town of Dura in the south of the West Bank who has been on hunger strike for a straight 102 days …

23
Oct

Yehuda Glick, hordes of Israeli settlers defile al-Aqsa Mosque

Dozens of Israeli settlers, led by the extremist rabbi Yehuda Glick, forced their way into al-Aqsa Mosque under police guard on Tuesday morning. Local sources said that scores of Israeli settlers broke into al-Aqsa Mosque and toured its courtyards while receiving presentations on the alleged “Temple Mount”. Thousands of Israeli settlers have visited the mosque …

23
Oct

Safadi: Palestinian cause in peril due to Israel’s unilateral actions

Jordanian foreign minister Ayman Safadi has said that the Palestinian cause is in danger because of Israel’s persistence in its illegal unilateral actions that undermines the two-state solution and all chances to achieve peace. “The Arab position on the Palestinian cause focuses on the full rights of the Palestinian people, especially their right to enjoy …

16
Oct

Hundreds of settlers defile Aqsa Mosque

Hundreds of Jewish settlers on Wednesday morning carried out renewed descration break-ins at the Aqsa Mosque under tight police escort. According to local sources, hundreds of settlers gathered at the Aqsa Mosque’s gates and the Bab al-Rahma prayer building before swarming its courtyards. The mass break-ins at the Islamic holy site came after extremist Jewish …

16
Oct

PLC appeals to Saudi King to release Palestinian detainees

The Palestinian Legislative Council (PLC) has appealed to Saudi King Salman bin Abdul-Aziz to order the release of dozens of Palestinian detainees in the Kingdom. The appeal was made by Ahmed Bahar, first deputy speaker of the PLC, during his meeting on Tuesday with relatives of Palestinian detainees in Saudi Arabia. Addressing the detainees’ relatives, …

16
Oct

President of the Kuwaiti parliament blames int’l silence for Israel’s ongoing crimes

Kuwait’s National Assembly Speaker, Marzouk al-Ghanim, said Monday that the Israeli occupation’s persistence in its crimes is encouraged by the international community’s silence. Al-Ghanim made his remarks at the 141st Inter-Parliamentary Union (IPU) conference being held in Serbia capital, Belgrade. “The international silence increases despair and kills hope of the region’s nations, especially the Palestinian …

15
Oct

Beirut conference calls for necessarily supporting UNRWA

The participants in the conference on UNRWA, which concluded its activities in Beirut on Saturday, highlighted the importance of continuing to provide political and financial support for UNRWA and renewing its mandate. This came in the final statement of the conference, which was held under the theme “UNRWA is an international guarantee for the refugees’ …

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