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2
Apr

The Arab League calls on the international community to assume its responsibility to end the occupation

    The League of Arab States called on the international community to assume its responsibilities and move towards taking the necessary steps and mechanisms to end the Israeli occupation and achieve a just peace based on the vision of a two-state solution and the establishment of a Palestinian state on the borders of 4 …

29
Mar

Launch of the 28th Arab Summit

    The 28th ordinary session of the Council of the Arab States League was launched at the King Hussein Bin Talal Convention Center in the Dead Sea area of Jordan on Wednesday with the participation of several kings, Emirs, Heads of State and Government and representatives of Arab countries.     The Jordanian monarch, …

28
Mar

“Legislative Council” calls on Arab summit to protect Palestinian people

Palestinian Legislative Council (PLC) called, in a statement issued Tuesday addressing the Arab Summit scheduled to open tomorrow in Jordan, for the protection of the Palestinian people in face of the Israeli systematic terrorism. First Deputy Speaker of the Palestinian Legislative Council, ِAhmed Bahar,  stressed the importance of supporting the Palestinian national cause especially in …

27
Mar

Kuwaiti diplomat: Palestinian cause tops Arab Summit agenda

Kuwaiti Deputy Minister of Foreign Affairs for Arab World Affairs Ambassador Aziz al-Dihani reiterated his country’s support for the Palestinian cause, saying the issue tops the agenda of the forthcoming Arab Summit. Ambassador al-Dihani stressed Kuwait’s special concern dedicated for the Palestinian cause, which he said will be a top priority on the Arab Summit …

25
Mar

UNHRC adopts four anti-occupation resolutions

The UN Human Rights Council (UNHRC) adopted, during its 34th session held on Friday in Geneva, four pro-Palestine and anti-occupation resolutions. The Palestinian Foreign Minister Riyad al-Maliki said that the four adopted resolutions are entitled “Israeli settlements in the Occupied Palestinian Territory, including East Jerusalem, The Palestinian people’s right to self-determination, The situation of human …

24
Mar

US Senate appoints Friedman as ambassador to “Israel”

David Friedman, a longtime friend and bankruptcy lawyer of US President Donald Trump, was approved by the Senate on Thursday to serve as ambassador to Israel. Two of the chamber’s 52 Republicans did not vote and two of the 48 Democrats voted against their camp to approve Friedman. Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu declared on …

22
Mar

Jerusalem bodies call the Arab summit for practical decisions to save Jerusalem and Al-Aqsa

Jerusalem bodies and institutions called the Arab summit, which will be held on March 29 in Jordan, for practical steps to be taken to change the reality in Jerusalem and the Al-Aqsa Mosque in light of ongoing Israeli violations and to provide them with full protection. And demanded the kings and presidents to bear full …

20
Mar

Security Council holds a session next Friday on settlement

     UN Security Council will hold a session next Friday on the Palestinian issue, and on top of that the Israeli settlement of Palestinian land.      It is expected that the Security Council will receive during the session the first report of the Secretary-General of the United Nations on the implementation of Resolution …

17
Mar

Lieberman: PLO’s Palestinian National Fund “terror group”

Israeli war minister Avigdor Lieberman on Thursday evening declared the Palestinian National Fund (PNF), which is an affiliate of the Palestine Liberation Orgnization (PLO), a terror organization. The decision is considered the first of its kind since the signing of the Oslo accords in 1993. According to Israel’s Channel 7, Lieberman justified the decision by …

16
Mar

Palestinian journalists protest against PA crackdown

Palestinian journalists in the Gaza Strip and West Bank demonstrated on Monday afternoon in protest at the Palestinian Authority crackdown on their colleagues in Ramallah. The protests were called by several organisations, including the Palestinian Journalists’ Syndicate and the Palestinian Journalists’ Club, after PA security forces used force to disperse a protest on Sunday outside …

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