Archives - April 2019

15
Apr

Mladenov: UN remains fully committed to working with Palestinians

The United Nations Special Coordinator for the Middle East Peace Process, Nickolay Mladenov, welcomed the formation of a new Palestinian government and said he looks forward to working closely with it, on Saturday evening. Mladenov said in a statement, “I congratulate Prime Minister Muhammad Ishtayeh on the formation of a new Palestinian government and look …

15
Apr

The Inter-Parliamentary Union confirms the establishment of the State of Palestine on the 1967 borders

The Inter-Parliamentary Union (IPU) stressed the need to abide by the resolutions of international legitimacy, including those related to the establishment of a Palestinian state on the borders of June 4, 1967, in accordance with the two-state solution. This was stated in the report of the Middle East Committee, which was adopted before the ruling …

10
Apr

The delegation of the League visits the headquarters of “Future Network”, one of the most important Italian institutions active in the field of rights

In the framework of the field visits by the Executive Committee of the League to Italy, the delegation visited the headquarters of the “Future Network”, one of the most important Italian institutions active in the field of rights, led by the young MP Marco Forfaro, Vice President of the Democratic Party, in the presence of …

10
Apr

The delegation of the Executive Committee of the League of “Parliamentarians for Al-Quds” meets with MP Stefano Fassina, Chairman of the Italian Left Party in continuation of its visit to the Italian Parliament

In continuation of the visit of the League’s delegation, headed by the president Hamid al-Ahmar to the Italian Parliament, the delegation joined by MP Ahmed Boukhoubza, a member of the League from Morocco, meets with the former minister and the current representative in the Italian Parliament, Stefano Fassina, head of the Italian Left Party, in …

10
Apr

In a visit to the Italian Parliament, President Hamid bin Abdullah Al-Ahmar meets leaders from several parliamentary blocs

In the framework of the field visits by the Executive Committee of the League, President Hamid bin Abdullah Al-Ahmar, on Tuesday 09/04/2019, accompanied by the Director-General, Mr. Al-Bashir Jarullah, visited the Italian Parliament in coordination with the Palestinian Gathering Organization in Italy to promote the League and mobilize support to face attempts to resolve the …

8
Apr

Israel approves 770 new settlement units West of Bethlehem

The Israeli “Planning Committee” on Saturday has approved the construction of hundreds of new settlement units Beitar Illit settlement, built on Palestinian lands in Bethlehem. The new units are planned to be built on privately owned lands in the Palestinian villages of Hussan, Nahhalin and Wad Fukin, west of Bethlehem, central West Bank. Head of …

8
Apr

A Jordanian deputy demands that the Bab al-Rahma prayer site in Al-Aqsa remains open

Jordanian Parliament Member Ahmad Al-Raqab, called on Minister of Awqaf and Islamic Affairs Abdel Nasser Abu Al-Basal to take the necessary measures that would keep the chapel “Bab al-Rahma” in Al-Aqsa Mosque in Jerusalem open at all times. Al-Raqab said in a press statement that he had sent a memorandum to the Jordanian Minister of …

8
Apr

South Africa downgrades embassy to liaison office in Tel Aviv

Following the recall of South Africa’s ambassador to Israel, international relations minister Lindiwe Sisulu has announced that he will not be replaced and that her country’s formerly full-service embassy in Tel Aviv has been downgraded to a liaison office. In a speech published on the Department of International Relations and Cooperation’s website, Sisulu said that …

5
Apr

SA Foreign Ministry: First stage of Israeli embassy downgrade complete

South Africa has already completed stage one in the process of the downgrading of its embassy to Tel Aviv, and South African ambassador to Tel Aviv, Sisa Ngombane, is back in South Africa, said Minister of International Relations, Lindiwe Sisulu, on Wednesday. Speaking at the South African Institute of International Affairs in Johannesburg, Sisulu went …

5
Apr

Scores of European diplomats visit Gaza

Several European diplomatic delegations arrived in the Gaza Strip on Wednesday evening through the Beit Hanoun (Erez) crossing to hold meetings with local and UNRWA officials and check on the humanitarian situation. A statement by the media office of the Beit Hanoun crossing administration affirmed that several European diplomats flocked to Gaza through the crossing …

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