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In Hebron, south of the occupied West Bank, the PA security services stormed the home of Nidaa Dweek, daughter of Speaker of Palestinian Parliament Aziz Dweek. Nidaa wrote on facebook: "Just now, forces of the Palestinian intelligence agency have left our house. They searched the house and left ...
Twelve members of the Palestinian Legislative Council, which theoretically serves as a Palestinian Parliament, also remain in Israeli custody. The Israeli army frequently carries out sweeping arrest campaigns across the occupied West Bank under the pretext of searching for "wanted" Palestinians.

Above all, rising five floors high, was the Palestinian Parliament building. Two million dollars were invested in its construction. In the parliament plenum, 162 seats were already installed and another 123 seats prepared for guests. On the upper floor, two spacious chambers were prepared for the chairman of ...
Reforms of the penal code have been held up by the collapse of Palestinian Parliament as a result of a decade-old split between President Mahmoud Abbas' West Bank autonomy government and the militant Hamas group in Gaza. Abbas has ignored appeals to change the code by decree in the meantime.
Some 450 of these are under what Israel calls "administrative detention" where they face neither trial or charge. Twelve members of the Palestinian Legislative Council, which in theory serves as a Palestinian Parliament, also remain in Israeli custody. The Israeli army frequently carries out sweeping arrest campaigns across ...
Twelve members of the Palestinian Legislative Council, which in theory serves as a Palestinian Parliament, also remain in Israeli custody. The Israeli army frequently carries out sweeping arrest campaigns across the occupied West Bank under the pretext of searching for "wanted" Palestinians.

The problem, he added, was that Abbas also "suspended accountability from the political system, preventing the convening of the Palestinian Parliament." Hamas held a majority there, but could enact nothing without a Presidential signature. Without the Parliament, "oversight became impossible.".
Twelve members of the Palestinian Legislative Council, which in theory serves as a Palestinian Parliament, also remain in Israeli custody. The Israeli army frequently carries out sweeping arrest campaigns across the occupied West Bank under the pretext of searching for "wanted" Palestinians.
The decree requires approval by the Palestinian Parliament, which is scheduled to discuss it in its next session. It will be disastrous for the Gaza Strip economy, and Abbas is aware of this, so the explanation for it is simple. The PA president is using economic pressure and a reduction in the Gaza Strip ...
Ramallah, Jan. 22 (Xinhua) -- Israeli forces have arrested eight Palestinians during an overnight arrest campaign in the West Bank, Palestinian sources said on Monday. A lawmaker was among the arrested for several hours and was later released. Palestinian Parliament member and former Palestinian ...
The detention of a woman member of the Palestinian Parliament was extended without trial by another six months. Sixteen Palestinian cars were vandalized by settlers. Two million people continued to live in the prison of Gaza, and thousands of Palestinians in the West Bank were subjected to continuous ...
This is not the first time that Abu Dis has been proposed as the centre of a Palestinian State - at one point construction of a Palestinian Parliament building was initiated there, only to be abandoned halfway through. "We can say no to anyone... And we have now said 'no' to Trump and others. No, we will not ...
Amman: Eighty members of the Palestine Central Council (PCC) will meet on Sunday in the temporary Palestinian political capital of Ramallah to review and recommend the direction of the Palestinian struggle. The PCC, a medium body between the Palestine National Council (PNC, Palestine's Parliament ...
In the same year, after winning the Palestinian Parliament elections, Hamas evicted Abbas's western-backed Palestinian Authority from Gaza.
The Israeli army arrested a Hamas member of the Palestinian Parliament at his home in the occupied West Bank overnight, the Palestinian ...
Close observers of the Israeli-Arab conflict are accustomed to biased reporting in the elite media that downplays Arab incitements to violence ...
She visited the abandoned Palestinian Parliament building in Abu Dis, East Jerusalem. It was here that, as a result of the Oslo Accords, PLO ...

... between Hamas and Fatah, which split in 2007 after the militant Hamas won a majority in the Palestinian Parliament and seized control of the ...
In 2006, the Islamists of Hamas take part in elections to the Palestinian Parliament for the first time, sweeping to a landslide victory over Abbas's ...
... June 2007, has prevented Palestine's various factions from meeting in the Palestinian Parliament, making it impossible to enact new laws.
... the siege on Gaza by Israel and Egypt, highlighted the suffering of its people, and condemned the suspension of the Palestinian Parliament.
The last time that the Palestinian Parliament in exile met was in 1996, when a session attended by then-US President Bill Clinton in Gaza ...
... captured in the 1967 war, and with peace negotiations stalemated, Hamas defeated Fatah in the 2006 election for the Palestinian Parliament.
Zahar, 72, stared at the large screen from the defunct Palestinian Parliament chamber and mumbled praise for new "understandings" reached ...
Ramallah, Palestine: The Israeli army arrested a Hamas member of the Palestinian Parliament at his home in the occupied West Bank ...
The Israeli army arrested a Hamas member of the Palestinian Parliament at his home in the occupied West Bank overnight, the Palestinian ...
Both men were recruited by Muhammad Maher Bader, a senior member of Hamas in Hebron and member of the Palestinian Parliament, who ...
The Israeli army arrested a Hamas member of the Palestinian Parliament at his home in the occupied West Bank overnight, the Palestinian ...
... defeated Fatah (the Palestine Liberation Organisation's political party) at the ballot box in the 2006 election for the Palestinian Parliament.
The 132-member Palestinian Parliament is dominated by Hamas with 74 members, while Fatah has only 45. Palestinian officials said the ...
At one stage, Israel was holding 42 Palestinian MPs, including the speaker of the Palestinian Parliament Professor Aziz Dwaik. According to ...
Close observers of the Israeli-Arab conflict are accustomed to biased reporting in the elite media that downplays Arab incitements to violence ...
As noted, the PNC, often referred to as the Palestinian Parliament in exile, has not been held for more than 21 years in part because of the ...
Just months ago, a female member of the Palestinian Parliament, Najat Abu Baker, hid in the parliament building for 17 days after the PA police sought to arrest her for criticizing PA President Mahmoud Abbas.
The Second Deputy Speaker of the Palestinian Parliament, Hassan Khreesheh, said on Tuesday that the increasing Israeli detention of Palestinian MPs is intended to undermine their social and economic roles within their local communities, Al-Resalah ...
Protesters, including heads of local organisations and members of the Palestinian Parliament, demonstrated in central Ramallah against what they called the "suppressive" force used by the West Bank's ruling Palestinian Authority [PA].
Salim Janun, a Palestinian Parliament speaker, stressed the need for struggle against the Israeli Zionist to reclaim the rights of the Palestinian people that have been seized by Israeli invaders.
Indeed, it had been floated in February 1969 by the Palestinian Parliament-in-exile meeting in Cairo, which adopted a resolution stating that the PLO's political aim was the establishment of a "free and democratic state in Palestine for all ...
Israel halted the transfer of hundreds of millions of dollars in tax money to the Palestinians after Hamas took control of the Palestinian Parliament. Jimmie Johnson won the Daytona 500. The East rallied from 21 points down for a 122-120 victory over ...
The Speaker of the Moroccan Parliament said on Friday that no peace can be achieved in the region without the establishment of a Palestinian State, Quds Net has reported.
Close observers of the Israeli-Arab conflict are accustomed to biased reporting in the elite media that downplays Arab incitements to violence and attacks on Israel while exaggerating the suffering of the "Palestinians.
... Palestinians living there. The day after the bill passed, the Israeli government responded to critics of the law arguing that Israel "will not annex territories with Palestinians.
... Palestinians living there. The day after the bill passed, the Israeli government responded to critics of the law arguing that Israel "will not annex territories with Palestinians.
Neither should the 80 seats [134] of the 132-seat Palestinian Parliament won by HAMAS ("The Islamic Resistance Movement")[135] - the MB's Palestinian branch [136].
They have their own Palestinian rule and they can vote for the Palestinian Parliament," he said. "We heard all the claims about the bill contradicting international law, and that the High Court will overrule it.
In the event that the PA is "dissolved or destroyed", Erekat said the Palestinian National Council would act as a Palestinian Parliament while the PLO's executive committee would serve as the occupied state's government. "Our plan also includes heading ...
Under Palestinian law, the office of president should automatically revert to the speaker of the Palestinian Parliament while national elections are scheduled.
Mustafa Barghouti, a member of the Palestinian Parliament and Secretary General of the Palestinian National Initiative, agreed that in general, the United State's stance on the Palestinian-Israeli conflict does not change much regardless of who is ...
Before the dialogue in Moscow, representatives of the Palestinian factions held a series of dialogue sessions in Lebanon to prepare for convening the Palestinian Parliament in exile, better known as the Palestinian National Council. Ibrahim Abrash, a ...
"As of today, there is a Palestinian State," gushed Arafat's Arab-Israeli advisor Ahmad Tibi after the January 1996 elections for the incipient Palestinian Parliament. This upbeat prognosis was echoed by the Israeli minister of the environment, Yossi ...


 

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