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12
Dec

EU to discuss recognition of state of Palestine in January meeting

European Union foreign ministers are expected to exchange views next month on whether the 28-nation bloc should recognize Palestine as a sovereign state as the US pushes ahead with pro-occupation policies undermining the prospect of the so-called two-state solution to the Israeli-Palestinian conflict. Ireland and Luxembourg are among the EU member states seeking to raise …

12
Dec

Scores of settlers defile Aqsa Mosque

Dozens of Jewish settlers escorted by police forces on Thursday morning stormed the Aqsa Mosque and desecrated its courtyards. 80 settlers, including 20 military soldiers, 38 institute and university students and one employee from the Israeli antiquities authority entered the Mosque through al-Maghariba Gate and toured its courtyards in morning hours, according to the Islamic …

11
Dec

African Union, Arab League vow to support Palestine

The African Union (AU), non-aligned Movement, and the Arab League on Tuesday pledged to continue their support for the realization of Palestinian independence statehood. This comes in a meeting of hundreds of diplomats, officials and friends of Palestine gathered in the Ethiopian capital Addis Ababa to mark the International Day of Solidarity with the Palestinian …

11
Dec

Slovenia says EU to break its silence towards Israel’s violations

Member states of the European Union (EU) cannot stay unresponsive towards the situation in Palestine and Israel’s violations against international law, Slovenia’s Foreign Minister Miro Cerar said on Sunday. Speaking during his meeting with Palestinian Foreign Minister Riyad al-Malki on the sidelines of the Mediterranean Dialogues conference in the Italian capital, Rome, the Slovenian FM …

11
Dec

Erdogan: Turkey is the lone voice against Israeli oppression

Turkey often feels alone regarding the situation in Jerusalem and Palestine, but will not stop defending the Palestinian people and their national cause, President Recep Erdogan has vowed. “The situation in Palestine and Jerusalem is deteriorating and some Arab countries are encouraging Israeli violations. I feel like Turkey is alone on this, but we will …

29
Nov

Mogherini: Israeli settlements constitute an obstacle to peace

Federica Mogherini, the High Representative of the European Union for Foreign Affairs and Security Policy, said yesterday that Israeli settlements in the occupied West Bank and East Jerusalem constitute an obstacle to peace and threaten to make a two-state solution impossible. “Settlement activity in East Jerusalem seriously jeopardizes the possibility of Jerusalem serving as the …

29
Nov

South African Minister calls for Urgent Action to Liberate Palestine

“There must be an urgent call for concrete action and legislation to comprehensively liberate Palestine…The lack of a determined political will has stolen the lives of many Palestinians,” said South African Minister of Public Enterprises, Patricia De Lille, on Thursday. De Lille made the comments while speaking to members of the diplomatic corps at the …

29
Nov

Arab Parliament voices support to the Palestinian people

The Arab Parliament called on the international community to implement its resolutions and to enable the Palestinian people to achieve their legitimate and in inalienable rights to self-determination and establish an independent state with Jerusalem as its capital. AP Speaker Dr. Meshaal Al-Selmi voiced the stance in statement marking the  “International Day of Solidarity with the …

28
Nov

League President Hamid Bin Abdullah Al-Ahmar insists From Djibouti on the need for concerted efforts to liberate Palestine.

President Hamid bin Abdullah al-Ahmar participated in the 42nd session of the conference of the African Parliamentary Union held in Djibouti on Thursday, November 28, 2019 in the presence of the Prime Minister of Djibouti, the Speaker of the Parliament of Djibouti, the President of Parliament of Burkina Faso, the President of the African Union …

27
Nov

UK: Israeli settlements illegal

The British Foreign Office has said that its position regarding the Israeli settlements in the occupied West Bank did not change. A spokesperson for the Foreign Office said that the United Kingdom’s stand vis-à-vis those settlements was clear mainly that they are “illegal” under the international law. The statement stressed that the settlements represent an …

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