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Thursday, August 22, 2019
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Israel must stop new building plans for settler homes in the West Bank —...

Israel must halt new building plans for settler homes in the West Bank, the EU’s foreign service said on Wednesday. The EU has requested clarifications from Israeli authorities and conveyed the expectation that “they reconsider...

Israel will refuse negotiations with Palestinian govt if Hamas involved — Netanyahu

Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu warned on Tuesday will refuse negotiations with the Palestinian government if Hamas plays any role in talks. In a statement released by his security cabinet, it was underscored the Israeli...

Unity deal at risk ‘if Palestinian President Abbas does not end sanctions’ — Hamas

Hamas warned on Tuesday that Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas’ delay in easing sanctions on Gaza was putting at risk a unity deal signed last week, AFP news agency said. “The continuation of the punitive measures...

Israel to advance plans for nearly 4,000 settler homes in occupied West Bank

Israel is to advance plans for nearly 4,000 settler homes in the occupied West Bank as part of a push to greatly boost settlement growth, an Israeli official said Tuesday. The approvals are to include...

New Palestinian unity government held its first cabinet meeting in Gaza

The new Palestinian unity government has held its first cabinet meeting in Gaza to push reconciliation between the rival factions of Hamas and Fatah. The meeting was chaired by Palestinian Prime Minister Rami al-Hamdallah. During...

Palestinian PM visiting Gaza to reconcile rival Fatah and Hamas groups after a 10-year...

Palestinian Prime Minister, Rami Hamdallah, is visiting Gaza as part of reconciliation efforts to reconcile rival Fatah and Hamas groups. Hamdallah expressed hope that he and his delegation can help unite the Palestinian factions...

Interpol approves the membership of Palestine

The International Police Organization, Interpol, has approved the membership of Palestine, triggering Israel’s strong opposition. On its twitter account, Interpol announced that Palestine’s membership brings the organization’s total number of member states to 192. Palestine’s application...

Palestinian gunman killed at least 3 Israelis, wounded one outside West Bank settlement

A Palestinian gunman on Tuesday morning killed at least three Israeli men and wounded another one in a shooting attack outside the West Bank settlement of Har Adar, according to Israeli police. The attacker came...

Palestinian rights groups handed 700-page dossier on Israel to Int. Criminal Court

Four Palestinian human rights organizations have handed a 700-page dossier on Israel to the international Criminal Court. The human rights lawyers have accused Israeli authorities of war crimes and crimes against humanity in the occupied...

Palestinian leader urged UN to end the “apartheid” regime imposed by Israel in Palestine

Palestinian leader Mahmud Abbas on Wednesday urged the United Nations to end what he described as an "apartheid" regime imposed by Israel in the Palestinian territories, told AFP news agency. Abbas, addressing the United Nations...

Palestinian rights groups hand 700-page dossier on Israel to court

Palestinian human rights lawyers have handed a 700-page dossier to the International Criminal Court, alleging that Israeli authorities are responsible for crimes including apartheid and persecution in the occupied West Bank and East Jerusalem. The...

Palestinian PM Hamdallah plans Gaza visit after Hamas concessions

Palestinian Prime Minister Rami Hamdallah is poised to visit Gaza for talks, a senior official said Monday, after Hamas agreed steps towards resolving a decade-long split with its West Bank-based rival Fatah. Hamas announced Sunday...

Hamas ready for talks with Fatah to dissolve Gaza government & hold elections

Hamas has agreed to talks with rival Fatah movement, to dissolve the Gaza administrative committee and hold general elections as a way to implement a deal to end their long-running feud, the group said...

Israeli army arrested at least 927 Palestinian children this year, report

New figures by the Palestinian prisoners’ affairs commission reveal the Israeli army has arrested at least 927 children since the beginning of the year. Palestinian human rights groups have warned that Israeli military courts have...

Hamas agrees to steps towards Palestinian unity

Hamas has agreed to talks with the rival Fatah movement and expressed its willingness to hold general elections in the Palestinian territories. In a statement issued on Sunday, Hamas said it has accepted key conditions...

UN slams Israeli occupation of Palestine

A new report by the United Nations has slammed Israel for impeding the development of the Palestinian economy. The report, published by the UN conference on Trade and Development, blamed Israel’s occupation for “decades of...

Trump dispatches Kushner to prepare groundwork for Middle East peace talks

President Donald Trump will be soon sending his son-in-law and senior adviser Jared Kushner, and two other aides, to participate in steps towards peace talks between Israel and Palestine, told RT news referring a...

Palestinian, 25-year-old dies as Israel restricts Al-Aqsa access

A 25-year-old protester has succumbed to his wounds, becoming the fifth Palestinian to be killed by Israeli forces and settlers in two weeks of violence as tension increases over restrictions at Al-Aqsa mosque in...
Israel fired tear gas, stun grenades and sound bombs at worshippers, 100 injured

Israel fired tear gas, stun grenades and sound bombs at worshippers, 1 dead, 100+...

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=OofzduOmoK8&utm_content=bufferf52b1&utm_medium=social&utm_source=twitter.com&utm_campaign=buffer UPDATE -- At least one Palestinian died due to clashes between Israeli forces and Palestinian worshippers returning to Jerusalem’s Al-Aqsa Mosque on Thursday, Palestine's Health Ministry said Thursday evening. According to healthcare workers, some 126...
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King Salman asserts Palestinian’s right to enter Al Aqsa mosque

Saudi King Salman had a conversation over the phone with US authorities to resolve Al- Aqsa clashes with regard to the security measures issued last week, told Al Arabiya on Thursday. King Salman asserted in...