Category - News

22
May

A consolidated European response of around 373 million euro to the impact of the COVID-19 crisis.

TEAM EUROPE partners discussed today during a meeting with the Palestinian Prime Minister, Mohammed Shtayyeh, their combined support to Palestine in overcoming the impact of the COVID-19 crisis. This support addresses the vital short-term emergency and humanitarian needs while mitigating the economic and social impact for Palestinian women and men, households, and businesses in the …

22
May

OIC Group Reaffirms Opposition to Illegal Israeli Annexation Plans in the Occupied Palestinian Territory

The Organization of Islamic Cooperation (OIC) Group at the United Nations in New York convened at the Ambassadorial level on 19 May 2020 under the Chair of the United Arab Emirates to address, inter alia, the grave situation in the Occupied Palestinian Territory, including East Jerusalem, as a result of the illegal policies and measures …

22
May

70 Italian MPs ask their Government to condemn the annexation of the West Bank territories

70 Italian Deputies wrote to the Italian Prime Minister Giuseppe Conte, asking the Italian Government to condemn the annexation of the West Bank territories and the projects of Israel. The letter was signed by deputies from several parties of the ruling majority. The parties are PD (Democratic Party), IV (Italia Viva), LeU (Equal and Free), …

21
May

Shtayyeh calls on EU to break Israel’s ‘fait accompli’ by recognizing State of Palestine

Prime Minister Mohammad Shtayyeh called today upon the European Union to break the fait accompli which Israel has been trying to impose, by recognizing the State of Palestine as in independent country and pressuring Israel not to go ahead with its West Bank annexation plan. Shtayyeh’s statement came during a meeting with consuls, ambassadors and …

21
May

Gaza reports 29 new COVID-19 cases

The Health Ministry in the Gaza Strip announced on Thursday that 29 new COVID-19 cases have been detected in the enclave, raising the total number of cases to 49. Yousef Abu al-Rish, Gaza’s deputy health minister, said in a press conference that 29 infections were reported among citizens who recently returned from Egypt through Rafah …

21
May

FM of Luxemburg: Annexation represents a lethal blow to the two-state solution

Jean Asselborn, the Foreign Minister of Luxembourg, has voiced grave concern over Israel’s plan to annex the Jordan Valley region to its sovereignty, saying such an annexation will be a blow to the two-state solution. “First and foremost, I am concerned that annexation will represent a lethal blow to the two-state solution,” he told Israeli …

20
May

Biden again calls on Israel to halt West Bank annexation plans

Top Democratic presidential candidate Joe Biden reiterated Tuesday his opposition to Israel’s intention to annex parts of the West Bank. “I do not support annexation,” the former vice president said in an audio recording obtained by the Jewish Insider. Unilateral move ‘will choke off any hope for peace,’ US presidential candidate says “Israel needs to …

20
May

The European Union, Finland, and Italy provide €17 million to East Jerusalem Hospitals

As part of the Team Europe approach, the European Union, Finland, and Italy are making a contribution of €17 million to the Palestinian Authority, supporting the payment of medical referrals to East Jerusalem Hospitals. This contribution is funded by the EU (€13 million) and the Government of Italy (€1 million). The contribution of €3 million …

19
May

BDS Malaysia Condemns Impending Annexation of the West Bank

Boycott, Divestment, Sanctions Malaysia (BDS Malaysia) condemns in the strongest possible terms plans by Israel to annex large parts of the West bank. Such a move is a blatant violation of international law and several resolutions of the UN Security Council and the UN General Assembly. Israel as usual is spitting at the face of …

18
May

Jordan’s king: W. Bank annexations will lead to massive conflict

Jordan’s king has warned Israel of a “massive conflict” if it proceeds with plans to annex large parts of the occupied West Bank. “Leaders who advocate a one-state solution do not understand what that would mean,” Jordan’s King Abdullah II said in an interview with the German magazine Der Spiegel published Friday. “What would happen …

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