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Jun

Top EU diplomats: Israel annexation plan will have consequences for two-state solution, regional stability

The European Union (EU)’s foreign ministers have expressed concern over the Israeli regime’s controversial plan to annex large swathes of the occupied West Bank, with the top German diplomat emphasizing the need to stop the new land grab plot. High Representative of the EU for Foreign Affairs and Security Policy Josep Borrell was speaking after …

17
Jun

Malaysia rejects Israel’s annexation plan

Malaysia’s head of state Al-Sultan Abdullah Ahmad Shah has confirmed his rejection of Israel’s planned annexation of Palestinian land, and called on all Malaysians to pray for the Palestinians who are being oppressed by Israel. In a statement Tuesday, the Royal Household said that Al-Sultan Abdullah expressed his deep concern for the Palestinian cause. He …

15
Jun

European Court of Human Rights rules in favour of BDS in France

The European Court of Human Rights ruled unanimously on Thursday that the highest appeals court in France had violated the rights of activists with the Boycott, Divestment and Sanctions (BDS) movement when it upheld their criminal convictions in 2015. The ruling judged that the activists, part of the nonviolent movement advocating boycotts of Israeli goods, …

15
Jun

Luxembourg: EU recognition of Palestine inevitable if Israel ‘steals’ West Bank

Luxembourg has decried Israel’s controversial plan to annex large parts of the occupied West Bank as “stealing”, stressing that such a move would make the EU’s recognition of the state of Palestine “inevitable”. Luxembourg’s Foreign Minister Jean Asselborn told German weekly Der Spiegel that the United Nations Security Council has taken a clear position, and …

15
Jun

UN Arab Group rejects Israel’s nomination as chair of legal committee

The Arab Group at the UN has announced its opposition to Israel’s nomination for vice-chairman of the Legal Committee at the 75th session of the General Assembly slated for next September. Mansour Al-Otaibi, permanent representative of Kuwait to the UN, stated, in his capacity as head of the Arab Group, that the UN circulated a …

12
Jun

US lawmakers urge US ambassador to Israel to ‘publicly’ condemn settler violence

Dozens of US lawmakers yesterday urged US ambassador to Israel David Freidman to strongly and publicly condemn Israeli settler violence against the Palestinian people. In their letter to Friedman, the 54 Democratic Party members of Congress expressed “concern with reports of acts of violence perpetrated” by Israeli settlers against Palestinians in the West Bank, and …

12
Jun

Netanyahu to initially annex three settlement blocs in W. Bank

Israeli premier Benjamin Netanyahu had decided to initially annex three illegal settlement blocs in the occupied West Bank and delay the annexation of the Jordan Valley and other Palestinian areas, Israeli officials said on Wednesday. The officials, who spoke on condition of anonymity to Zman Yisrael, the Hebrew sister site of The Times of Israel, …

12
Jun

Jordan: Israel’s annexation plan cannot go unanswered

Jordan’s foreign minister Ayman al-Safadi has said that the Israeli plan to annex one-third of the occupied territories represents an obvious violation of international law and cannot go unanswered. The minister’s remarks came during a joint news conference with his German counterpart Heiko Maas on Wednesday evening in the Jordanian Capital of Amman. Safadi added …

11
Jun

Italian MP Michele Piras participates in an online seminar on Palestine

The Italian MP Michele Piras, member of the ruling Democratic Party and member of the Executive Board of the League of “Parliamentarian for Al Quds”, participated on Tuesday 9th June,  in an online seminar on Palestine under the title: “The European responsibilities towards the Israeli abuse of the Palestinians rights in Jerusalem and the West Bank”. and organized …

11
Jun

Sri Lanka reasserts its support for Palestinian people’s rights

Sri Lankan foreign relations minister Dinesh Gunawardena has said that his country has always stood with Palestine at all international bodies and its commitment towards the Palestinian people will remain undiminished at all times. During his meeting with the ambassadors of Arab countries in Colombo at the foreign relations ministry on June 8, Gunawardena affirmed …

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