Archives - November 2019

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Nov

Mahathir says US position on Israeli settlements “absurd”

Malaysian premier Mahathir Mohamed said the new US position on Israel’s settlements in the occupied Palestinian territory is an absurdity and encourages other nations to steal others’ lands. Commenting on recent remarks by secretary of state Mike Pompeo, who announced that US president Donald Trump’s administration does not view Israeli settlements in the West Bank …

15
Nov

Dozens of settlers defile Aqsa Mosque in morning tours

At least 244 Jewish settlers desecrated the Aqsa Mosque’s courtyards on Thursday morning. According to the Islamic Awqaf Authority in Occupied Jerusalem, dozens of police officers escorted the settlers as they were touring the Mosque’s courtyards. The settlers included 97 students of Israeli universities and religious institutes, 40 government employees and eight intelligence officers. The …

15
Nov

With ceasefire going into effect, Gaza mourns 34 slain Palestinians, some entire families

The ceasefire brokered by Egypt between Palestinian factions in the besieged Gaza Strip and Israel brought to end two days of Israeli aggression but not before leaving 34 Palestinians dead, including entire families of children and women. While Gaza is not new to Israeli aggression, with each wall destroyed by Israeli rockets comes a different …

14
Nov

Malaysia PM: Diplomacy is the best way to mobilise support for Palestine

Malaysian Prime Minister Mahathir Mohamad said Muslims should utilise diplomatic channel to show Israel as the “perpetrators of injustice” instead of launching attacks, local news agencies reported on Monday. For 70 years the Palestinians have been fighting for their land, he said, but made no progress due to acts which triggered fear among the international …

13
Nov

The vice-president of the association visits Algeria to publicize the association and its activities

As part of the field visits of the League of “Parliamentarians for Al-Quds” to publicize the Association and its activities, the Vice-President of the Association and the Member of the Moroccan Parliament, Issa Makiki, on Tuesday, November 12, has visited the Algerian National People’s Assembly, where he met with the Deputy Speaker of Parliament and …

6
Nov

Actions must accompany words on Palestine

The failure to end Israel’s occupation of Palestine and secure Palestinian peace and freedom is “a profound stain” against the mission and objectives of the United Nations, said South African Minister of International Relations, Naledi Pandor, at the UN Security Council on Monday. As South Africa entered its final week as president of the Security …

6
Nov

EU: All Israeli settlement activity is illegal under international law

The European Union (EU) Yesterday denounced Israeli plans to build thousands of new housing units as well as opening settlement roads in the occupied West Bank and stressed that all settlement activities are illegal under international law. “In October 2019, Israeli authorities approved the advancement of well over 2.000 housing units in illegal settlements in …

6
Nov

Israeli court extends detention of MP Khalida Jarrar

An Israeli court on Sunday decided to extend the detention of the Popular Front for the Liberation of Palestine leader MP Khalida Jarrar. Israeli occupation forces kidnapped Jarrar from her home in Ramallah on Thursday eight months after she was released from Israeli jails. Jarrar had been detained in 2015 and 2017 for different periods …

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