Posts Tagged ‘Palestine’

Argentina cancels match in Jerusalem with Israel over Palestinians’ complains

  • 7 June 2018 - 14:39
Argentina cancels match in Jerusalem with Israel over Palestinians’ complains

Palestinians have welcomed the Argentinian football team's decision to pull out of a planned friendly match with Israel. The head of the Palestinian Football Association, Jibril Rajoub, told a press conference that the decision was "on the right track". "I think this is according to FIFA statutes...

Palestinians gather to bury paramedic Razan Al-Najjar who was shot dead by Israeli forces

  • 2 June 2018 - 23:45
Palestinians gather to bury paramedic Razan Al-Najjar who was shot dead by Israeli forces

Thousands of people gathered in Gaza on Saturday for the funeral of Razan al-Najjar, a 21-year-old Palestinian medic whom Israeli soldiers shot dead near the border fence on Friday. Medical workers, dressed in white uniforms, marched in her funeral procession, holding Palestinian flags and photos...

Death toll of Palestinians killed by Israelis hit over 40, and 2000 injuries in Nakba Day protests

  • 14 May 2018 - 19:56
Death toll of Palestinians killed by Israelis hit over 40, and 2000 injuries in Nakba Day protests

over 40 Palestinians were killed in Gaza and more than 2,000 wounded as the Israeli army fired live ammunition and tear gas at protesters assembled along the fence with Israel on Monday. It was the highest Palestinian death toll in a single day since a series of demonstrations dubbed the Great...

Palestinian President shuns meeting with U.S Vice President over Jerusalem decision

  • 10 December 2017 - 13:01
Palestinian President shuns meeting with U.S Vice President over Jerusalem decision

Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas will not meet U.S. Vice President Mike Pence when Pence visits the region in protest over the U.S. recognition of Jerusalem as Israel’s capital, the Palestinian foreign minister said on Saturday. Violence broke out for in Gaza and in other Palestinian cities...

4 killed and many wounded in airstrike by Israel in Gaza

  • 9 December 2017 - 15:34
4 killed and many wounded in airstrike by Israel in Gaza

Israeli air forces has launched an airstrikes in the Gaza Strip, on Saturday, as tension fumes in the region, after rockets were fired from the Palestinian group Hamas, on Friday. Hamas said two of its gunmen were killed in the bombings. The surge of violent activity comes after Hamas declared...

Palestinians protest Trump decision on Jerusalem

  • 7 December 2017 - 16:33
Palestinians protest Trump decision on Jerusalem

Palestinian protests erupted, on Thursday, after the historic decision made the United States president Donald Trump to recognize Jerusalem as Israel's capital. The controversial resolution sparked a widespread diplomatic criticism before it was even announced on Wednesday, with new warnings...

Trump recognises Jerusalem as Isarel’s capital, the world outraged

  • 6 December 2017 - 21:00
Trump recognises Jerusalem as Isarel’s capital, the world outraged

President Trump has announced that the US now recognises Jerusalem as Israel's capital. Mr Trump described the move as "a long overdue step" to advance the Middle East peace process. The president said the US would support a two-state solution, if approved by both the Israelis and the...

Decision on Jerusalem is close says US middle east peace envoy Jared Kushner

  • 4 December 2017 - 14:12
Decision on Jerusalem is close says US middle east peace envoy Jared Kushner

The middle east peace envoy and the president of the United States son-in-law, Jared Kushner said that a decision on the recognition of Jerusalem as the capital of Israel is close. Kushner said at the Saban Forum "The president's going to make his decision," adding " He's still looking at a lot...

Fatah member Dahlan found neck-deep in crimes alongside Saif Gaddafi in Libya

  • 14 October 2017 - 20:23
Fatah member Dahlan found neck-deep in crimes alongside Saif Gaddafi in Libya

The Palestinian Fatah member Mohammed Dahlan has been investigated by the International Criminal Court for his involvement with Saif al-Islam Gaddafi, Abdullah Al-Sonoussi and other Libyan officials in crimes in the country, documents seen by the Middle East Eye had disclosed. The ICC's...

Israel removes all security devices it placed at Aqsa Mosque entrances

  • 27 July 2017 - 10:12
Israel removes all security devices it placed at Aqsa Mosque entrances

Israel overnight removed all security infrastructure it had put in place this month at Muslim entrances to the Aqsa mosque compound in Jerusalem's Old City, stepping up its efforts to diffuse political and religious tension. The government had already dismantled metal detectors it installed in...