Archives - June 2020

11
Jun

South Africa to mobilize African Union against Israeli plans to annex West Bank

South African International Relations and Cooperation Minister, Naledi Pandor, will ask South African President Cyril Ramaphosa – who currently chairs the African Union (AU) – to urge heads of African countries to take a strong and unequivocal stand against Israel’s impending move to annex the Jordan Valley and apply sovereignty on illegal Israeli settlements in …

10
Jun

Maldives strongly condemns and rejects proposed Israeli annexation of large parts of the Occupied Palestinian Territory

The Minister of Foreign Affairs, His Excellency Abdulla Shahid, participated in the Open-Ended Virtual Extraordinary Meeting of the Organization of Islamic Cooperation (OIC) Executive Committee at the Level of Foreign Ministers today. The meeting, chaired by the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia, brought together Foreign Ministers of the OIC to discuss the Israeli Government’s proposal to …

10
Jun

The East and South Africa Association in the League of “Parliamentarians for Al-Quds” holds its second meeting

The League of “Parliamentarians for Al-Quds” (Association of East and Southern Africa) held its second meeting in the presence of the President of the League Sheikh Hamid bin Abdullah Al-Ahmar from Yemen, the President of the East and South African Association MP Abu Bakar Yunusa from Nigeria, the General Executive Manager of the League Dr. …

7
Jun

Press Statement Issued by the Association of “Parliamentarians for al-Quds (Jerusalem)” on the 53rd Anniversary of the Israeli Illegal Occupation of East Jerusalem and the West Bank

These days mark the 53rd anniversary of the Israeli illegal occupation of East Jerusalem and the rest of Palestine. Since June 5, 1967 this occupation has been marked by brutality and defiance to international law and the international community. Yet, the last few months witnessed an escalation of its accelerated steps that violate the land, …

6
Jun

Arab League: Israel’s annexation plan is a war crime

The Arab League has condemned Israel’s intent to annex large areas of the occupied Palestinian territories as a “war crime” and a “reprehensible and illegal measure.” In a statement released on the 53rd anniversary of the Naksa Day, the Arab League stressed that the establishment of an independent Palestinian state with Jerusalem as its capital …

3
Jun

Scores of Jewish settlers defile Aqsa Mosque

Dozens of Jewish settlers on Wednesday morning desecrated the Aqsa Mosque in Occupied Jerusalem. Local sources said that Israeli police forces escorted scores of settlers as they toured the Mosque’s courtyards, adding that some of them were seen performing Talmudic rituals. Last Sunday, Jewish settlers resumed their daily provocative break-ins at the Aqsa Mosque after …

3
Jun

Five new coronavirus cases confirmed in Gaza; total reaches 635 in Palestine

Five new coronavirus cases were confirmed in the Gaza Strip, bringing the total in Palestine to 635, according to Minister of Health Mai Alkaila. Out of the 635 cases, 390 are in the West Bank, 66 in the Gaza Strip and 179 in occupied East Jerusalem. A total of five corona patients have died, including …

3
Jun

Italy expresses worries about Israel’s impending annexation move

Italy yesterday expressed worries about Israel’s illegal impending move to annex large swaths of the occupied West Bank. “Italy is worried by the prospect of unilateral annexations by the Israelis of territories in the West Bank and the Jordan Valley. If carried out, this plan would seriously jeopardize any possibility of resuming direct peace talks,” …

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