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The United States still funding countries that voted against Israel at United Nations General Assembly despite pledge: Israeli media

February 13, 2018 2:20 am
The United States still funding countries that voted against Israel at United Nations General Assembly despite pledge: Israeli media

United States Ambassador to the United Nations Nikki Haley addresses the UN General Assembly prior to a vote on Jerusalem al-Quds, on December 15, 2017. (Photo by AFP) Israeli media say the United States has not cut its financial assistance to the countries that voted against Israel at a United […]

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‘Two-state’ solution only way to resolve Israeli-Palestinian conflict: United Nations Secretary General Antonio Guterres

February 6, 2018 8:19 am
‘Two-state’ solution only way to resolve Israeli-Palestinian conflict: United Nations Secretary General Antonio Guterres

UN Secretary General Antonio Guterres (Photo by AFP) United Nations (UN) Secretary General Antonio Guterres has emphasized that the so-called two-state solution is the sole way out of the decades-long Israeli-Palestinian conflict, warning that the “negative trends” unfolding in the region could endanger the bid. “There is no Plan B. A […]

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US deploys troops to occupied territories for joint war games with Israel

February 2, 2018 7:19 am
US deploys troops to occupied territories for joint war games with Israel

Picture published by the official website for US Air Forces in Europe – Air Forces Africa shows an American sergeant troubleshooting satellite connection during exercise Juniper Cobra 16 in Israel, February 22, 2016. The US has deployed military forces to the Israeli-occupied territories ahead of a joint war game with […]

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Jordan raps Israeli measures seeking further occupation, annexation of Palestinian land

January 3, 2018 11:33 pm
Jordan raps Israeli measures seeking further occupation, annexation of Palestinian land

Protesters shout slogans and wave flags during an anti-US demonstration near the American embassy in the Jordanian capital, Amman, on December 22, 2017. (Photo by AFP) Jordan, the custodian of Muslim holy sites in Jerusalem al-Quds, has condemned as “null and void” the latest Israeli measures meant to consolidate the […]

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Israeli bill makes it harder to cede parts of Jerusalem al-Quds to Palestinians

January 2, 2018 4:10 am
Israeli bill makes it harder to cede parts of Jerusalem al-Quds to Palestinians

A view of the al-Aqsa Mosque in East Jerusalem al-Quds Emboldened by a recent US policy shift, the Israeli parliament has passed a bill that makes it more difficult to cede parts of Jerusalem al-Quds to Palestinians, who want the eastern section of the occupied city as the capital of […]

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Muslim world won’t compromise on al-Quds, says Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan

December 30, 2017 2:26 am
Muslim world won’t compromise on al-Quds, says Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan

Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan speaks during a ceremony in Ankara, Turkey, on December 21, 2017. (Photo by Reuters) Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan has once again criticized US President Donald Trump’s recognition of Jerusalem al-Quds as the “capital” of Israel, stressing that the Israeli-occupied city is of great value […]

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Fearing US reprisal, Guatemala sticks to decision on Jerusalem al-Quds

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Fearing US reprisal, Guatemala sticks to decision on Jerusalem al-Quds

Guatemalan Foreign Minister Sandra Jovel answers questions during a press conference at the Culture Palace in Guatemala City, on December 27, 2017. (Photo by AFP) Apparently afraid of US diplomatic reprisal, the small Central American country of Guatemala says a plan to move its embassy in Israel from Tel Aviv […]

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Israel officially announces withdrawal from UNESCO

December 29, 2017 11:30 pm
Israel officially announces withdrawal from UNESCO

This October 12, 2017 photo shows the UNESCO headquarters in Paris. (AFP photo) The head of the UN Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization (UNESCO) has confirmed receiving Israel’s official letter announcing the regime’s withdrawal from the UN cultural body. In a Friday statement, Audrey Azoulay expressed deep regret over Israel’s […]

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Israeli forces fire tear gas at students in West Bank village

December 28, 2017 2:30 am
Israeli forces fire tear gas at students in West Bank village

Palestinian protesters throw stones at Israeli forces during clashes in the occupied West Bank on December 16, 2017. (Photo by AFP) Israeli forces have attacked a village in the West Bank and clashed with a group of Palestinian students who were trying to confront them. On Thursday, the Israeli forces […]

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Israeli parliament ratifies ‘anti-police’ bill shielding Netanyahu

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Israeli parliament ratifies ‘anti-police’ bill shielding Netanyahu

Israel’s Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu (L) shakes hands with Israeli lawmaker David Amsalem (R) at a parliament (Knesset) meeting, December 25, 2017. Israel’s parliament (Knesset) has ratified a law which would bar police from publicizing information about their criminal investigations, a measure opposition says is aimed at softening scrutiny of […]

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Israeli cabinet approves $11 million for settlements activities

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Israeli cabinet approves $11 million for settlements activities

Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu attends a weekly cabinet meeting at his Jerusalem al-Quds office, December 17, 2017. (Photo by AFP) The Israeli cabinet has approved $11 million in funding for settlement activities in the occupied West Bank following a meeting between Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu and a group of Zionist […]

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25 Bahraini groups call for prosecution of ‘suspicious’ delegates to Israel

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25 Bahraini groups call for prosecution of ‘suspicious’ delegates to Israel

The picture taken from social media shows a protest rally against the Israeli regime in a Bahraini village, October 11, 2017. Over two dozen Bahraini organizations have called for the prosecution of a “suspicious” delegation that has visited Israel. In a joint statement released on Wednesday, 25 political and civil societies demanded […]

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Israel to name train station after US President Donald over Jerusalem al-Quds move

December 27, 2017 11:30 pm
Israel to name train station after US President Donald over Jerusalem al-Quds move

US President Donald Trump visits the Western Wall in Jerusalem al-Quds’ Old City, May 22, 2017. (Photo by AFP) The Israeli transport minister says he wants to build a train tunnel under Jerusalem al-Quds’ Old City and name a station located next to the Haram al-Sharif after US President Donald Trump. Yisrael […]

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US President Donald Trump’s decision on al-Quds aimed at killing Palestinian cause: Hamas chief

December 26, 2017 3:30 am
US President Donald Trump’s decision on al-Quds aimed at killing Palestinian cause: Hamas chief

Yahya Sinwar (L), leader of Hamas movement in the Gaza Strip, and the movement’s political bureau head Ismail Haniyeh meet with the heads of families in Gaza City on December 26, 2017, to discuss recent developments on the reconciliation talks. (Photo by AFP) The politburo chief of the Palestinian Islamic resistance […]

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Palestine slams as ‘shameful’ Guatemala’s decision to move embassy to Jerusalem al-Quds

December 25, 2017 2:57 am
Palestine slams as ‘shameful’ Guatemala’s decision to move embassy to Jerusalem al-Quds

Palestinian protesters burn Israeli flags during a demonstration at the Jerusalem al-Quds Open University in Dura village on the outskirts of the West Bank town of al-Khalil (Hebron) on December 13, 2017. (Photo by AFP) Palestine has strongly lambasted as “shameful” Guatemala’s decision to move its embassy to Jerusalem al-Quds […]

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Saudi Arabian crown prince asked Mahmoud Abbas to accept US ‘copy of Benjamin Netanyahu vision’

December 24, 2017 2:20 am
Saudi Arabian crown prince asked Mahmoud Abbas to accept US ‘copy of Benjamin Netanyahu vision’

The photo shows Saudi Crown Prince Mohammad bin Salman (L) shaking hands with Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas during their meeting in Riyadh, Dec. 21, 2017. (Via Reuters) Informed Palestinian officials say Saudi Crown Prince Mohammad bin Salman tried to persuade Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas to agree to a so-called Middle […]

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Israeli forces fire tear gas at Palestinian protesters in Bethlehem

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Israeli forces fire tear gas at Palestinian protesters in Bethlehem

Israeli forces have once again clashed with Palestinians demonstrating against the new US policy on Jerusalem al-Quds in the West Bank city of Bethlehem. The Israeli soldiers used stun grenades and tear gas to disperse the protesters who had gathered outside an Israeli military tower in Bethlehem on Saturday. Holding Palestinian […]

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Hamas blasts Washington for vetoing United Nations Security Council resolution on Jerusalem al-Quds

December 19, 2017 3:00 pm
Hamas blasts Washington for vetoing United Nations Security Council resolution on Jerusalem al-Quds

Pro-Palestine protesters chant slogans during a demonstration against a US decision to recognize Jerusalem al-Quds as the “capital” of Israel in Diyarbakir, Turkey, December 17, 2017. (Photo by AFP) The Palestinian resistance movement, Hamas, has blasted Washington for vetoing a UN Security Council resolution aimed at voiding US President Donald Trump’s […]

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Palestine calls for United Nations General Assembly meeting after US vetoes Jerusalem al-Quds resolution

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Palestine calls for United Nations General Assembly meeting after US vetoes Jerusalem al-Quds resolution

Palestinian Foreign Minister Riad al-Malki The Palestinian Foreign Minister has called for an emergency United Nations General Assembly meeting after Washington vetoed a UNSC resolution aimed at annulling US President Donald Trump’s move to recognize Jerusalem al-Quds as Israel’s capital. Palestinian Foreign Minister Riad Malki made the announcement on Monday, while noting […]

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Israeli leaders present death penalty draft bill for Palestinian fighters

December 18, 2017 8:44 am
Israeli leaders present death penalty draft bill for Palestinian fighters

Israeli minister of military affairs Avigdor Lieberman Israel’s governing coalition has agreed to submit a draft bill to parliament ordering capital punishment for Palestinians involved in attacks on Tel Aviv. Minister of military affairs Avigdor Lieberman’s Yisrael Beitenu party said in a statement that the leaders of the six political […]

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