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Palestinian diplomats push for UN Security Council resolution rejecting US President Donald Trump’s Jerusalem al-Quds move

December 14, 2017 4:26 am
Palestinian diplomats push for UN Security Council resolution rejecting US President Donald Trump’s Jerusalem al-Quds move

Palestinian UN envoy Riyad Mansour greets Spanish envoy Roman Oyarzun Marchesi ahead of the UN Security Council’s December 23, 2016, vote on Israeli settlements. (Photo by AFP) Palestinian officials are reportedly pushing for a UN Security Council resolution that rejects US President Donald Trump’s decision to recognize Jerusalem al-Quds as […]

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100 Jewish studies scholars sign petition condemning US President Donald Trump’s declaration of Jerusalem al-Quds as Israel’s capital

December 8, 2017 11:59 pm
100 Jewish studies scholars sign petition condemning US President Donald Trump’s declaration of Jerusalem al-Quds as Israel’s capital

A general view of Jerusalem shows the Dome of the Rock, located in Jerusalem al-Quds’s Old City on the compound known to Muslims as Noble Sanctuary and to Jews as Temple Mount on December 6, 2017. (Photo by Reuters) More than 100 Jewish studies scholars have condemned President Donald Trump’s […]

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Saudi-funded TV channel bans Jordanian presenter over Jerusalem al-Quds tweets

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Saudi-funded TV channel bans Jordanian presenter over Jerusalem al-Quds tweets

A general view of the city of Jerusalem al-Quds shows the Dome of the Rock mosque (C) in the early afternoon hours, December 4, 2017. (Photo by AFP) The broadcaster MBC, which is funded by Saudi Arabia, has suspended a TV program hosted by Jordanian presenter Ola al-Fares after she posted a […]

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Israeli air strike, artillery shells hit Gaza, 25 injured

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Israeli air strike, artillery shells hit Gaza, 25 injured

The undated photo shows the moment of an explosion after an Israeli airstrike on the besieged Gaza Strip. Over two dozen Palestinians have been injured in Israeli artillery and air strikes against the besieged Gaza Strip, amid escalating tensions in the occupied territories in the wake of the US president’s recognition of […]

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Amid global outrage, Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu claims ‘many’ states will move embassies to Quds

December 7, 2017 11:30 pm
Amid global outrage, Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu claims ‘many’ states will move embassies to Quds

Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu (photo by AFP) Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu claims “many” world countries will follow the US in recognizing Jerusalem al-Quds as Israel’s “capital,” turning a deaf ear to international condemnations of Washington’s move. “I would like to announce that we are already in contact with other countries […]

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US President Donald Trump declares Jerusalem al-Quds as Israel’s capital

December 6, 2017 11:30 pm
US President Donald Trump declares Jerusalem al-Quds as Israel’s capital

US President Donald Trump delivers a statement on Jerusalem al-Quds from the White House in Washington, DC on December 6, 2017. (AFP photo) US President Donald Trump has officially declared the disputed city of Jerusalem al-Quds as Israel’s capital, despite warnings from around the world that the measure risks triggering […]

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Palestine Liberation Organization, Saudis warn against the US new policy on Jerusalem al-Quds to be “kiss of death”

December 5, 2017 9:02 am
Palestine Liberation Organization, Saudis warn against the US new policy on Jerusalem al-Quds to be “kiss of death”

The Palestine Liberation Organization’s top representative in the US, Husam Zomlot The Palestine Liberation Organization’s top representative in the US says the formal recognition of Jerusalem al-Quds as the Israeli capital will be the “kiss of death” to so-called peace efforts. “That would be actually the kiss of death to […]

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Lebanon, Palestinian groups rap Arab League for labeling Hezbollah

November 20, 2017 10:00 pm
Lebanon, Palestinian groups rap Arab League for labeling Hezbollah

A picture taken on November 19, 2017 shows a general view of the Arab League headquarters during a meeting in the Egyptian capital Cairo. (Photo by AFP) The Lebanese government and Palestinian resistance forces have strongly condemned a decision by the Arab League to designate the Hezbollah resistance movement as […]

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Palestine to freeze ties with US if Trump admin closes mission in Washington.

November 18, 2017 12:39 am
Palestine to freeze ties with US if Trump admin closes mission in Washington.

Senior Palestinian official Saeb Erekat speaks to reporters after Palestinian Authority President Mahmud Abbas met with US President Donald Trump at the White House on May 3, 2017 in Washington, DC. Palestinian officials have threatened to cut all communications with the US, if the Trump administration continues with plans to […]

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Egyptian authorities opens Gaza’s Rafah crossing after nearly 80 days

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Egyptian authorities opens Gaza’s Rafah crossing after nearly 80 days

Palestinians argue with officials in a makeshift station in Khan Younis in the southern Gaza Strip on November 18, 2017 as they await clearance to take a bus to travel through the Rafah border crossing with Egypt, after it opened for three days for the first time since a Palestinian […]

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