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Riyadh has sponsored initiative supporting two-state solution to Israeli-Palestinian conflict since 2002
17 Palestinians were killed during Friday marches near Gaza’s borders with Israel
Europe invited to mediate future peace talks following US Jerusalem declaration, Trump’s threats to cut aid
Upcoming Cairo meeting to push forward Palestinian reconciliation as Palestinian cabinet convenes in Gaza for first time since 2014
League of Arabs calls for preserving Muslim-Christian holy places in Palestine
António Guterres met with President Al-Sisi in Cairo and said Egypt is a central player in finding a solution to regional problems
The four hostages were kidnapped last year, reportedly by Egyptian security forces in Sinai
Israeli troops have clashed with protesters while destroying the family homes of two Palestinians in Qalandiya refugee camp. During the demolition, the soldiers opened fire and wounded four Palestinian youths.
Israel has bolstered security in a major crackdown around Hebron that is affecting tens of thousands of civilians. The lockdown comes in response to two recent attacks on Jewish settlers.
The UN High Commissioner for Human Rights has condemned the deadly Tel Aviv attack but said the cancellation of Palestinians’ entry permits may amount to collective punishment. The assault left four people dead.
Thirty-three-year-old Palestinian will be sent to trial, according to an Israeli statement
Hundreds gather at border to protest Hamas’ management of the crossing, say news reports
Security depends on the creation of the Palestinian state, says FM
In Shakespeare’s famous play “King Lear”, Lear himself says, “When we are born, we cry that we are come to this great stage of fools.” I was reminded of these words after reading Israel’s Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu state that the late grand mufti of Jerusalem, Haj Amin Al-Husseini, an Arab nationalist and a zealous foe of …
By James M. Dorsey A satirical video of Israeli Prime Minister Benyamin Netanyahu’s speech to the US Congress captures the essence of his message and his political strategy on the eve of Israeli elections. “There are three things we must always remember: First Iran, and second Iran, and third Iran, Iran, Iran, again and again; …
73 Syrian and Palestinian refugees detained in Karmooz police station
By Fadi Elhusseini The Palestinian-Israeli peace process has again ground to a halt, and each party blames the other for this unfortunate failure. Israeli officials repeat continuously that there is no Palestinian peace partner, and accuse Abbas and his authority of flexing their diplomatic muscle in an attempt to isolate Israel internationally and making unilateral …
Israel concerned over ABM pledge to ISIS, says Egypt conscious of security conditions
Residents told to leave homes as military seeks to destroy Gaza tunnels once and for all
Foreign ministry issued similar condemnation last week
By Dr Cesar Chelala The new Israeli attacks against Gaza, which have already resulted in more than 100 deaths, will prove, once again, to be counterproductive. Violence against Palestinians will not diminish their rightful demands for freedom from occupation and for a normal, peaceful life. Why, then, if Gazans want to live in peace do they continue …
Dr Cesar Chelala As the Middle East peace talks face another standstill, Israel’s Prime Minister, Mr Benjamin Netanyahu, is quick to blame the Palestinian side. And most of the Western press dutifully parrots Mr Netanyahu’s lies. Palestinians have been guilty of stalling the peace talks, too, but for different reasons. The main weakness of Palestinian …
The camp began as a home for Palestinian refugees in the 1950s, but Yarmuk evolved over the decades into a bustling residential and commercial district, home to some 150,000 Palestinians as well as Syrians.
Regional representative describes the move as a “humanitarian gesture”
Some will be desalinated and distributed to Israel, Jordan and the Palestinians, while the rest will be transferred in four pipes to the parched Dead Sea, which would otherwise dry out by 2050.
The human rights group cites UNHCR as saying that fewer than 10% of the detained refugees are ever released into the community
Shtayyeh, who has been deeply involved in the talks since they began at the end of July, described a bad deal as “an agreement based upon Israeli colonial ambitions rather than upon internationally accepted principles of international law”.
Amnesty International says Egypt must halt all detention and deportation of refugees fleeing Syrian conflict