Archives - August 2020

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Aug

European MP calls for sanctions against Israel

Mr Manu Pineda, Spanish representative and head of “Relations with Palestine Committee” in the European Parliament, on Monday called upon the international community to impose sanctions on Israel for its violations against the Palestinian people. Pineda stressed during a televised interview that, “Israel is systematically violating the United Nations resolutions and treaties which it has …

31
Aug

New settlement project would separate Tulkarm from the West Bank

Walid Assaf, head of the Palestinian Authority’s Colonization and Wall Resistance Commission, warned today, Monday, of the danger posed to the Kafriyat area, south of Tulkarm, arising from the implementation of a settlement known as “the industrial zone.” Minister Assaf stated, in an interview with “Wafa” agency, that the settlement project would be the largest …

27
Aug

LP4Q CONDEMNS ISRAEL’S DETENTION OF PALESTINIAN MPs.

The League of Parliamentarians for al-Quds (LP4Q) denounces the arrest of two representatives of the Palestinian Legislative Council (PLC), Ahmed Atoun and Abdel Jaber Faqha by the Israeli occupation on Wednesday 26/8/2020. LP4Q notes that the occupation has arrested Palestinian representatives since 2006, and has to date arrested nearly a third of PLC members. LP4Q …

19
Aug

Turkey: Ruling AK Party denounces UAE-Israel deal

Turkey’s ruling party criticized the deal between the United Arab Emirates and Israel to normalize ties as a “political suicide” against the Palestinian cause. It is also an attempt to eradicate two-state solution between Israel and Palestine proposed by international community, Omer Celik, spokesman for the Justice and Development (AK) Party said on Twitter. “Putting …

19
Aug

Pakistani PM: Pakistan will never recognize Israel

Pakistani premier Imran Khan on Tuesday said his country would never recognize Israel without the Palestinian people getting their rights fully. In an interview with local broadcaster Dunya News, Khan said that Islamabad would not follow suit in recognizing Israel as a state, alluding to UAE which struck a shameful normalization deal last week with …

19
Aug

Speaker of Iranian Parliament calls on Islamic parliaments to reject shameful Emirati-Israeli deal

The head of the Islamic Consultative Assembly (Parliament) in Iran, Muhammad Baqer Qalibaf, said that the UAE-Israel deal “weakens the efforts of all Islamic countries, the Organization of Islamic Cooperation and the Islamic Parliaments Union ”. “The will and resistance of the Palestinian people is the only option that leads to the liberation of historic …

17
Aug

TUNISIAN PARLIAMENT: UAE’S NORMALIZATION WITH ISRAEL IS AN “ASSAULT ON THE RIGHTS OF THE PALESTINIAN PEOPLE”

The Presidency of Assembly of the Representatives of the People of Tunisia (PARPT) rejects the normalization of diplomatic relations between UAE and Israel, and regards the agreement as an infringement of the rights of the Palestinian people. The agreement is a flagrant threat to Arab and Islamic consensus at the popular level. PARPT reiterated, in …

17
Aug

PLC CALLS ON PARLIAMENTS TO DENOUNCE AGREEMENT TO LEGITIMIZE THE OCCUPATION

The Palestinian Legislative Council (PLC) called on the Arab and international parliaments on Monday, to develop a unified response to defend the rights and the cause of the Palestinian people and to uphold their principled support for the rights of Palestinians. It further calls on Parliaments to denounce agreements which legitimizes the occupation. PLC said …

17
Aug

US BILL INTRODUCED TO STRIP ISRAEL OF FUNDS OVER ANNEXATION

Minnesota Congresswoman Betty McCollum on Friday introduced a bill to strip Israel of US funding if it moves forward with the annexation of large areas of the occupied West Bank. The bill comes in the wake of the surprise decision by the UAE to establish full diplomatic relations with Israel in exchange for the latter …

17
Aug

Luxembourg: UAE selling out Palestine with Israel deal

Luxembourg’s foreign minister on Friday lambasted the UAE for its recent deal to normalize relations with Israel, accusing it of selling out the Palestinian cause. “I also know because I have many contacts in this region, that there is a fear of Iran, but I think you can’t just let your own brothers down in …

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