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AMMAN, April 18 (Xinhua) -- King Abdullah II of Jordan on Wednesday called for efforts to relaunch peace talks between Palestinians and Israelis, state-run ... Also in the day, an Austrian-Jordanian business forum was held in Jordan, with 19 Austrian companies and more than 100 representatives ...
Not accustomed to such sights, we too became fearful, along with the locals, who nevertheless went about their business routinely. It was clear that the slightest mistake could ignite a conflagration. Young people occasionally shouted at the troops. The police barked at us when we pulled our car over to ... West Bank

After years of success in the business world, Saleh felt the need to give something back to the people of Palestine, and began planning the project last June. "There isn't a single Palestinian museum in all of North or South America," Saleh told artnet News. "As Palestinians, we've had zero presence in ...
JERUSALEM (Reuters) - Israel said on Wednesday it had found explosives hidden in a Palestinian truck that were due to be smuggled from the occupied West Bank and ... Palestinians see Israel's independence as their "Nakba" or "Catastrophe", when hundreds of thousands of Palestinians were displaced amid ... bomb
Five Palestinians were injured by Israeli fire along the Gaza border today, the health ministry in the Palestinian enclave said, with tensions high over recent protests and clashes there. The five were ... (This story has not been edited by Business Standard staff and is auto-generated from a syndicated feed.).
The protests are organized by Hamas, Gaza's ruling political party and militant group that Israel, the US, and the European Union have designated as a terrorist group. The protests started with hundreds to thousands of Palestinians gathering at tent camps set up by organizers near the border with Israel.

On Tuesday, the PEDC board of directors unanimously voted to grant a utilities easement to the city of Palestine to assist building 135 apartment units next to PEDC's Willow Creek Business Park. “Our utilities are currently stacked out at Live Oak, a small road just south of the entrance,” PEDC Assistant ...
“The Palestine Area Chamber of Commerce is excited to showcase the array of local professionals in our community on (Thursday),” said Interim Chamber Director Stephanie Wright. “We have some new local businesses, as well as returning favorites.” The two events will run from 5-8 p.m. at the Palestine ...
King Salman reaffirmed "the kingdom's steadfast position toward the Palestinian issue and the legitimate rights of the Palestinian people to an independent state with Jerusalem as its capital", state news agency SPA said on Tuesday. The report did not refer to the comments by Crown Prince Mohammed bin ...
GAZA/JERUSALEM (Reuters) - A Palestinian man was killed by Israeli gunfire in Gaza on Tuesday, Palestinian medics said, raising the death toll from clashes along the border to 17, and Israel's defence minister warned further protests would be met with similar force. Tens of thousands of Palestinians ...
The Palestinians on Saturday accused the US of blocking a UNSC statement on the situation in the Gaza Strip and said Washington's objection encourages Israel to continue its aggressive action against the Palestinian people. The Palestinian National Authority Minister of Foreign Affairs Riyad al-Malki ...
The White House has expressed concern that Palestine is using US aid money to fund stipends to convicted terrorists and their families. ... The act is intended to stop the Palestinians from paying stipends, referred to as "martyr payments," to the families of militants killed or imprisoned by Israeli authorities.
ROME (Reuters) - The United Nations agency that helps Palestinian refugees said on Thursday it had received new cash pledges to enable it to keep working for a few more months, ... Trump said in January the United States would only give aid if the Palestinians agreed to renew peace talks with Israel.
Bassel Kandil, the coordinator for Gaza-based Business and Technology Incubator (BTI), told Al-Monitor, “Hawas offers unique digital content and promotes the interactive environment in Palestine.” BTI encourages and supports entrepreneurial projects that provide jobs for their owners and promote ...
This bill seeks to stifle the successful Palestinian civil society call for campaigns of boycott, divestment, and sanctions (BDS) as a nonviolent means to ... and specifically the ongoing violations of Palestinians' human rights in Israel and Palestine - I choose to boycott consumer goods made by Israeli and ...
Half the sum is to support emergency projects by UNRWA, the main UN agency for Palestinian refugees, after Washington slashed its funding this year. The rest is to fund food, water, health, sanitation, shelter and education projects. (This story has not been edited by Business Standard staff and is ...
The United Nations says a donor conference has produced nearly $100 million in new pledges to fund the U.N. relief agency for Palestinian refugees this year after the U.S. slashed its aid. But the U.N. is still running about $346 million short for 2018, and officials warned that critical services could be ...

While there, Jaques was struck by the story the media wasn't telling — that of the everyday lives of Palestinians living in Gaza. Jaques befriended many Palestinian women in Gaza and documented their lives over the next five years to show an untold perspective on the conflict. Her photos have been collected in a book, ...
GAZA, March 14 (Xinhua) -- The Palestinian government and the United Nations launched on Wednesday a 539.7-million-U.S. dollars appeal to address the urgent humanitarian needs of 1.9 million Palestinians in the occupied Palestinian territory in 2018. In a statement, United Nations Office for the ...
Global powers will gather in Rome Thursday to discuss the future of the UN agency for Palestinian refugees, which faces an unprecedented crisis after ... In January, Trump tweeted "we pay the Palestinians HUNDRED OF MILLIONS OF DOLLARS a year and get no appreciation or respect," accusing them ...
Taawon is the Welfare Association, an independent non-governmental organisation that was founded in 1983 by a group of Palestinian business leaders and intellectuals to support the sustainable development of Palestinians in the West Bank including occupied Jerusalem, the Gaza Strip, 1948 areas and ...
WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The White House on Tuesday hosted 19 nations, including Israel and Arab Gulf states, to address the humanitarian crisis in Gaza, but the Palestinian Authority boycotted the meeting, angered by the Trump administration's policies on Jerusalem. U.S. President Donald Trump ...
An executive session regarding personnel held by the Navarro County Commissioner's Court Monday yielded a result of giving back pay to an individual who received a promotion within the Navarro County Sheriff's Department, but whose paperwork was not processed immediately. In other decisions, the ...
TWO COMPETITIONS, ONE NIGHT. PSU Auxiliary & Business Services. Basketball Tournament and CA Culinary Final Competition, coming to Dining Halls this March Read more ...
Marc Mitchell, executive director of the Palestine Area Chamber of Commerce, has left the business organization, effective last Friday, Chamber President Jake ... Founded in 1930, The Chamber, a non-profit organization to promote business and economic development, serves more than 450 businesses, ...
Such trips also play out at other Jewish heritage sites in the Israeli-occupied West Bank, where Palestinian and Israeli forces still carry out vestiges of cooperation that have somehow survived ... Under the 1993 Oslo interim peace accords, the Palestinians agreed to secure such sites for Jewish access.
JABALIYA, Gaza Strip (AP) — An explosion has struck the convoy of the Palestinian prime minister during a rare visit to Gaza, sparking fears of an assassination attempt. Palestinian Prime Minister Rami Hamdallah was unharmed Tuesday but his Palestinian Authority quickly accused Gaza militants of trying to kill him.
“Only some of the Palestinians were able to speak English or Hebrew, and they helped the others. At the end of the three seminars we already had a few ideas for projects they can do together.” Every Palestinian and Israeli submitting an approved joint business plan will receive a seed grant of €20,000 ...
Top official of the left wing Popular Front for the Liberation of Palestine Kayed Al-ghoul said that the White House "is aiming at reestablishing the US role in managing the Palestinian-Israeli conflict by its various dimensions," and added that "Washington wants to use the conference as a blackmail tool ...
NABLUS, West Bank (Reuters) - A Palestinian was shot and killed on Saturday in what began as a clash between Palestinians and Israeli settlers in the occupied West Bank, Palestinian health officials said. Both sides blamed the other for instigating the violence that erupted between residents of a Jewish ...
The business has done well, drawing more than half its traffic from outside the area, including England, Ireland, Australia, and New Zealand. Thompson hopes Palestine's first Youth Arts Crafts Fair will become an annual event. She promotes the festival on Facebook and spreads the word around town.
An Israeli border policeman takes up position during clashes with Palestinian demonstrators at a protest against Trump's decision on Jerusalem, near ... U.S.-led peace talks between Israel and the Palestinians broke down in 2014 and a new push by President Donald Trump's administration to restart ...
The most striking result has been the severance of Jerusalem from both Bethlehem and Ramallah, which effectively cuts off Jerusalem's Palestinian ... the main thoroughfare of East Jerusalem, as a thriving commercial, economic and cultural center, a magnet for Palestinians from all parts of the West Bank ...
GAZA (Reuters) - Palestinians in the Gaza Strip are planning a six-week-long tent city protest near the Israeli border starting on March 30 to demand Palestinian refugees be allowed to return to what is now Israel, organizers said on Wednesday. Such a demonstration, envisaging families camped out in the ...
Wael Al-Wadiya has been running his food manufacturing business since 1985 – in a Gaza Strip that was very different from the one where he and 2 million ... to the Palestinian Bureau of Statistics, even once-wealthy merchants are defaulting on debts, causing other businesses to collapse like dominoes.
Palestinians Tell Their Stories at Main Library ... The multimedia storytelling project Home Away from Home: Little Palestine by the Bay showcases recorded interviews with Palestinian-Americans that reveal the complexities of living ... “Alameda has a rich history of Palestinian residents and businesses.”.
Despite having opposed Oslo, Netanyahu worked with Arafat on deploying Palestinian forces into the flashpoint West Bank city of Hebron, and even shook ... Both moves were hailed by Netanyahu and proved very popular with Israelis, although Palestinians - who claim East Jerusalem for the capital of a ...
The Palestine Area Chamber of Commerce Business After Hours Mixer was hosted by Jodi Trout at her newly opened business, Over Yonder, located at 619 West Oak Street in Palestine. ... “Mixers are a great way to meet new friends and network for business,” said Jake Mienk, Chamber President.
Starting at 6 A.M., hundreds of men aged 20 to 65 gathered at the Tarqumiya checkpoint behind the bars of the security-check facility for people entering Israel. Once an hour, up until 10 A.M., a Palestinian employee of the Israel Defense Forces Civil Administration, a striped scarf around his neck, collected ...
LONDON: Prince William will be the first senior British royal to make an official visit to Israel and the Palestinian Territories, as part of a tour announced Thursday by Kensington ... It shocked the Arab world and has always been condemned by the Palestinians, who held rallies to protest the anniversary.
BERLIN (Reuters) - A Palestinian asylum seeker and radicalized Islamist who killed one person and injured six others in a knife attack in a Hamburg supermarket in July has been sentenced to life in prison, a spokesman for a city court said on Thursday. Hamburg residents threw chairs and other objects at the attacker - who ...
JERUSALEM (AP) — The Israel military says an initial inquiry suggests that a Palestinian whose beating by soldiers was caught on video may have died from tear gas inhalation. Friday's statement came ahead of an autopsy and did not elaborate. The incident took place early Thursday during a raid in the ...
Demonstrators protesting Trump's policy on Jerusalem threw tomatoes at the Americans' SUV, which had U.S. consular license plates, kicked one of its doors and ripped the plastic casing off a side mirror as it drove off under Palestinian police escort from the Bethlehem chamber of commerce.
GAZA CITY, Gaza Strip (AP) -- Palestinians are streaming to tent camps along Gaza's border with Israel for the third of what are to be weekly mass protests until ... Marchers protest against a decade-old blockade and assert what they say is a "right of return" of Palestinian refugees to what is now Israel.
Local residents at the hospital morgue identified the four dead men as members of the Palestinian Islamic Jihad militant group. Islamic Jihad did not immediately confirm the men were members. Violence has flared in the Gaza Strip since March 30, when Palestinians began protests along the border ...
GAZA-ISRAEL BORDER (Reuters) - At least 16 Palestinians were killed and hundreds injured by Israeli security forces confronting one of the largest Palestinian demonstrations along the Israel-Gaza border in recent years, Gaza medical officials said. Tens of thousands of Palestinians, pressing for a right of ...
While in Arizona, Cooper helped recruit retail and commercial businesses. During her two years in Winnsboro, Cooper attracted or expanded several businesses. A non-profit corporation to foster community and economic growth, the PEDC seeks to redevelop downtown, attract and retain retail businesses, ...
The status of Jerusalem is one of the biggest obstacles to any peace deal between Israel and the Palestinians, who want East Jerusalem as their capital. ... A senior Palestinian official said Morales' position was no surprise as he shared "the same attitude" of Trump and Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin ...
JERUSALEM (Reuters) - A Palestinian from the Gaza Strip died on Sunday after the Israeli navy fired on the boat he and two others were sailing in, a military spokeswoman said. The navy opened fire after the boat ignored warnings and strayed from a permitted fishing area in the northern Gaza Strip toward ...
He said the Palestinian leader would be leaving the United States on Saturday. In Gaza a Hamas official, Sami Abu Zuhri, said: "Moving the U.S. Embassy to Jerusalem is a declaration of war against the Arab and Muslim nation, and the U.S administration must reconsider its move." Clashes erupted in Gaza ...


 

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