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UN should support Palestine human rights

Some news suggest that Riadh Al-Mansoor, representative of Palestinian National Authority to UN has sent three separate letters to Antonio Guterres, Secretary-General of the United Nation and other officials on the occasion of the anniversary of the issuance of the UN charter, calling UN for commitment to goals of the charter. Riadh Al-Mansoor demanded UN and international societies support the interests ...

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Israeli annexation plan ‘war declaration’: Palestine

The Palestinian Authority is breaking off all agreements with Israel over its plans to annex part of the occupied West Bank, Palestine’s foreign minister said Monday, calling Israel’s move a “declaration of war on Palestinian human rights.” Riad al-Maliki said: “We cannot accept the US administration as the sole broker for peace between us and the Israelis.” “The US has ...

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Palestine confirms 132 new coronavirus cases

Palestine Friday morning confirmed 132 new coronavirus cases, raising the total number of confirmed cases in the occupied territories since the pandemic outbreak to 1,720. Health Minister Mai al-Kaileh announced in a press statement that 94 cases were recorded in Hebron district, six others in Ramallah and al-Bireh district, two others in Jerusalem district, two others in Jenin district, two ...

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Palestine urges Gantz to halt annexation of West Bank

The Palestinian Authority (PA) on Saturday called on Israeli Defense Minister Benny Gantz to end the occupation of Palestinian lands and halt the annexation of the occupied West Bank before demanding negotiations. “Gantz must think of ending the occupation instead of mobilizing his army to annex [the West Bank] and consolidate the occupation,” Hussein al-Sheikh, the head of the PA ...

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Palestinians Need to Get Real About Israel

As Palestinian officials nervously await the Trump administration’s peace plan, one fundamental reality shapes their long and bitter contest with Israel. Diplomatically, economically, militarily, Israel has never been stronger than it is today. By contrast, the Palestinian cause has never been in worse shape. Neither Hamas, which alternates between firing rockets and begging Israel to admit to Gaza the supplies ...

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Israel-Palestinian conflict: Summit warns against unilateral actions

REPORTED BY KALAHAN DENG Representatives of nations at a conference aimed at kick-starting peace talks between Israel and the Palestinians have warned that neither side should take unilateral actions. In a statement, delegates at the summit in Paris also restated their commitment to the two-state solution. But they shied away from criticising President-elect Donald Trump’s suggested US embassy move to ...

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Why Trump’s Israel ambassador could upend relations in the Middle East

REPORTED BY KALAHAN DENG Donald Trump’s designated ambassador to Israel signals a potential shift in long-standing US policy that has implications for Washington’s relationships in the region, with Europe and even the American Jewish community. The President-elect tapped New York-based attorney David Friedman Thursday to represent the United States. Friedman, who maintains a residence in Jerusalem, is known for hardline ...

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Jerusalem shooting: Two killed by Palestinian gunman

BY KALAHAN DENG An Israeli pedestrian and a policeman have died after a Palestinian gunman opened fire from his car in an attack in East Jerusalem, Israeli police say. Six other people were wounded in the attack that began at Ammunition Hill. The gunman fired at a tram stop, then drove off. He stopped after a police pursuit and opened ...

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Israel Allows Building Supplies to Enter Gaza Again

EDITED BY KALAHAN DENG The Israeli military authorities on Monday allowed building supplies to start flowing into Gaza again, lifting a suspension that had blocked work for more than a month on thousands of houses destroyed in the 2014 summer war. Israel had suspended deliveries on April 4 after accusing Emad al-Baz, an official in Gaza’s economic ministry, of diverting ...

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ISLAMIC MILITANTS HAMAS REJECTS FRANCE’S EFFORT FOR PEACE TALKS

REPORTED BY EDITOR KALAHAN DENG Hamas the Palestinian Islamic Movement that governs Gaza says that France initiative to hold an International Peace Conference in its words a WASTE OF TIME.The conference aims to end decades of conflicts between Palestinian and Israel. Hamas spokesperson says the French initiative propose in light to continues Israel occupation and denial of Palestinian human-rights.But the ...

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