Showing posts with label Palestine. Show all posts
Showing posts with label Palestine. Show all posts

Friday, June 22, 2018

Corbyn: A Labor government would quickly recognize Palestine

Corbyn: A Labor government would quickly recognize Palestine
British opposition leader Jeremy Corbyn, who is visiting camps for Syrian and Palestinian refugees, says a government under his leadership would recognize a Palestinian state "very early on."

Friday, June 1, 2018

U.S. vetoes UN resolution on 'protecting' Palestinians

U.S. vetoes UN resolution on 'protecting' Palestinians
The United States on Friday vetoed a UN Security Council resolution proposed by Kuwait and calling for the "protection" of Palestinian Arabs in Gaza, Judea and Samaria.

US to veto Kuwait’s draft resolution on Palestinians : Nikki Haley

US to veto Kuwait’s draft resolution on Palestinians
The United States are set to veto the Kuwait-sponsored draft UN Security Council resolution on international protection to Palestinians, living on Israeli-occupied territories and in the Gaza Strip, US Permanent Representative to the UN Nikki Haley said.

Wednesday, May 30, 2018

Calls Launched at UN Security Council for Protecting Palestinians

UN Security Council
Kuwait on Tuesday circulated a watered-down draft UN Security Council resolution on setting up an international protection mission for the Palestinians in a bid to win European support in a vote expected this week.

Thursday, May 24, 2018

Israël se prépare à approuver 2.500 logements de colons

Israël se prépare à approuver 2.500 logements de colons
Le ministre de la Défense israélien Avigdor Lieberman a annoncé jeudi qu'il allait demander à un comité de donner son approbation finale à la construction de 2.500 logements israéliens en Cisjordanie occupée.

Tuesday, May 22, 2018

Palestine calls on ICC to investigate Israeli ‘human rights violations’

Palestine calls on ICC to investigate Israeli ‘human rights violations’
The Palestinian Foreign Ministry has asked the International Criminal Court to open a probe into Israeli violations against Palestinians, linked to illegal settlements, calling Tel Aviv’s actions “crimes against humanity”.

Israeli Army Hits Hamas Target with Tank Fire

Gaza Strip rafah israel
An Israeli army tank fired Tuesday on an outpost belonging to Hamas in the Gaza Strip in response to what it said was a number of fires set by Palestinians who crossed from Gaza into occupied territories in the early morning hours, local media reports said.

Monday, May 21, 2018

Paraguay's president opens embassy to Israel in Jerusalem

Paraguay's president opens embassy to Israel in Jerusalem
The president of Paraguay on Monday followed the United States and Guatemala by opening his country's embassy to Israel in Jerusalem at a ceremony attended by local dignitaries and members of the press.

Saturday, May 19, 2018

Millions of dollars in funding : White House pushes ahead with Mideast peace plan

White House pushes ahead with Mideast peace plan
The Trump administration is aiming to roll out its much-hyped but long-delayed Middle East peace plan next month amid signs it may further alienate the Palestinians by slashing millions of dollars in funding for humanitarian and development projects in the West Bank and Gaza.

Tuesday, May 15, 2018

Pour l'ambassadrice d'Israël en Belgique, "les 55 morts étaient tous des terroristes"

"les 55 morts étaient tous des terroristes"
"Je regrette beaucoup pour chaque humain décédé même si ce sont des terroristes, 55 terroristes qui viennent près de la barrière pour essayer de passer sur le territoire israélien", a indiqué mardi matin Simona Frankel, ambassadrice d'Israël en Belgique, au micro de La Première (RTBF).

Two-Thirds of UN Security Council Upset by Non-Implementation of Mideast Resolution

Non-Implementation of Mideast Resolution
Two-thirds of the United Nations Security Council expressed "profound concern" on Monday that a 2016 resolution demanding an end to Israeli settlement building on land that Palestinians want for an independent state was not being implemented.

Monday, May 14, 2018

Ambassade US à Jérusalem: un "usage disproportionné de la force" par Israël à Gaza

un "usage disproportionné de la force" par Israël à Gaza
Un comité de l'ONU chargé de lutter contre le racisme a appelé lundi Israël à cesser "immédiatement" de faire un usage "disproportionné" de la force contre les manifestants palestiniens à Gaza.

Saturday, May 5, 2018

Israel withdraws its bid for UN Security Council seat

Israel withdraws its bid for UN Security Council seat
Seeing little support amid international criticism over its violent crackdown on Palestinian protesters, Israel has announced it will not be seeking a rotating two-year non-permanent seat at the United Nations Security Council.

Saturday, April 28, 2018

Israeli forces kill three Palestinians, wound 955 at Gaza protest

Israeli forces kill three Palestinians
Israeli soldiers shot dead three Palestinian demonstrators and wounded more than 950 at the Gaza border, despite the UN human rights chief urging Israel to stop using excessive force against Palestinian protesters.

Saturday, April 21, 2018

Palestine calls for UN probe into Israeli killings in Gaza

UN probe into Israeli killings in Gaza
Palestine's ambassador to the United Nations has called on the UN Security Council to form an independent commission tasked with looking into Israel's "crimes" including the killing and wounding of Palestinian protesters in the besieged Gaza Strip.

Friday, March 16, 2018

Israeli soldiers dead, 2 hurt in West Bank car attack

West Bank car attack
A Palestinian driver rammed into two Israeli soldiers in the West Bank on Friday, killing them and injuring others in what authorities termed a terrorist attack.

Sunday, February 18, 2018

IDF Hit Over Dozen of Hamas Targets in Response to Explosion Near Gaza Strip

Gaza Strip
Israel Defense Forces (IDF) fired at 18 military targets of the Palestinian Hamas movement in response to the blast of an explosive device that left several Israeli servicemen injured, the IDF spokesperson said on Sunday.

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