Archives - August 2017

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Aug

82 Jordanian MPs Call for Closure of Israeli Embassy

Some 78 Jordanian members of parliament have signed a motion demanding the closure of the Israeli embassy in Amman following an Israeli shooting that left two Jordanians dead last month. The motion, submitted on Tuesday, also demanded that the Jordanian ambassador leave Israel immediately in order “to express rejection of the Jordanian government’s handling of …

4
Aug

Israeli occupation forces arrest MP Mohammed Abu Tair

Israeli forces arrested the Jerusalemite MP Mohammed Abu Tair, a member of the Palestinian Legislative Council for the city of Jerusalem, from his home in Ramallah. According to local sources, the occupation forces raided the home of MP Abu Tair in the neighborhood of Um al-Sharayt, dawn, and arrested him. MP Abu Tair is away …

2
Aug

Jordanian MP Challenges israeli MK to a Match on Allenby Bridge

The Jordanian MP Yahya al-Saud, on Wednesday morning, took his way to the bridge of King Hussein “Allenby” to confront the Zionist MK Aron Hazan, after the first call for “a match”, in response to statements of Hazan in which he insulted Jordan against the backdrop of the crisis of Jordanians killed by the israeli …

2
Aug

Israeli occupation forces arrest MP in the Legislative Council Hosni al-Bourini

On Wednesday, August 2, 2017, Israeli occupying forces arrested 15 Palestinians, including a member of the Legislative Council, Hosni al-Burini, as part of a large-scale arrest campaign in most of the West Bank. The Israeli occupation forces stormed the house of Hamas MP Husni al-Borini in the town of “Northern Asira” and arrested him. The …

2
Aug

Settlers’ incursions into al-Aqsa witness unprecedented escalation

The incursions of Jewish settlers into al-Aqsa Mosque hit record high over the past few days. The highest numbers of settlers who desecrated the holy site in five years were recorded. According to data published by the Temple of Solomon Organizations, 1,046 Jewish settlers defiled al-Aqsa Mosque on Tuesday morning. It exceeded the highest number …

2
Aug

OIC condemns Israeli practices against the al-Aqsa

The Organization of Islamic Cooperation (OIC) on Wednesday expressed its determination to defend Al-Aqsa Mosque from all threats by Israel and emphasized the sanctity of the holy site for Muslims from around the Islamic world. In a final communique issued in Istanbul on Tuesday after a meeting on the recent Israeli restrictions on Al-Aqsa Mosque …

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Aug

Palestine, Morocco press to cancel Africa-Israel summit

The Palestinian Authority (PA) and Morocco are working to upend an Africa-Israel summit scheduled for Lomé, Togo, at the end of October, the Israeli paper Jerusalem Post revealed Tuesday. The PA is putting pressure on Togolese President Faure Gnassingbé to cancel the summit, and is also urging Muslim countries in Africa not to attend, saying …

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Aug

MP Al-Khudari: 4 thousand housing units destroyed in Gaza and no funding for reconstruction

 Jamal al-Khudari, an independent MP in the Palestinian Legislative Council (parliament), said that about 4,000 housing units were destroyed during the last Israeli war on the Gaza Strip in the summer of 2014, and there is no funding for reconstruction. “Three years after the end of the Israeli aggression in 2014, there are 4,000 housing …

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