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Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas is expected to indicate what course the Palestinians will take - a continuation of the diplomatic process or demanding the implementation a one-state solution - during a dramatic meeting slated to take place in Ramallah on Sunday, Palestinian officials told Haaretz.
In evidence of this I am supposed to have said, "There are no Palestinians." My actual words were: "There is no Palestinian people. There are Palestinian refugees." The distinction is not semantic. My statement was based on a lifetime of debates with Arab nationalists who vehemently excluded a separatist ...

And the only answer here is an independent and sovereign state for the Palestinian people where democracy will have a chance to flourish within the context of Palestinan democracy. Because I don't believe it will ever happen in one state, with Israel never allowing there to be civil rights for everybody and ...
Losing significant funding from its largest donor, the United States, could be "catastrophic" for Palestinians, said a UN agency that provides aid to Palestinian refugees. Last week, President Donald Trump said the United States may withhold future aid payments to the UN Relief and Works Agency (UNRWA) ...

President Trump has recognized Jerusalem as Israel's capital. But a third of Jerusalem's residents are not Israeli citizens at all. They're Palestinians who hold Israeli residency papers. Israel has revoked those papers from thousands of Palestinian residents, rights groups say. Jerusalem's mayor, however ...
The Israeli government's proposal to make it easier for judges to hand out the death penalty for "terrorist activity" has been condemned as "fascist" by Palestinian politicians and rights groups, who fear it will give Israel legal cover to target Palestinians. A bill to amend existing legislation regulating the use of ...
He went on to urge Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas to file a case against Israeli leaders at The Hague-based International Criminal Court "for their ongoing crimes against the Palestinian people." Qaddoura Fares, head of the Palestinian prisoners Club, told Anadolu Agency: "While most countries ...
In neighboring Syria, although Palestinians are not given citizenship, they have the same rights as Syrian citizens with regard to work, education and government services. But unlike Jordan and Syria, which are majority-Sunni Muslim countries, Lebanon is religiously diverse, and the country's 15-year civil ...
At least 10 Palestinians were injured on Thursday in clashes with Israeli army troops in the southern West Bank, according to witnesses and local medical sources. In a statement, the Palestinian Health Ministry said the 10 Palestinians were receiving treatment for their injuries at Bethlehem's ...
FILE - In this May 3, 2017 file photo, President Donald Trump and Palestinian Authority President Mahmoud Abbas arrive in the Roosevelt Room of the White House in Washington. With a twitter post on Tuesday, Jan. 2, 2018, threatening to cut off U.S. aid to the Palestinians, Trump has expressed his ...
Trump, addressing the issue of Palestinian aid in a tweet, didn't mention UNRWA but rather spoke generally about funding to the Palestinians, saying that the United States "gives them hundreds of millions of dollars" but gets "no respect." He also tied the funding to the Palestinians' willingness to engage in ...
Relations between Trump's White House and the Palestinians were already tense after the US president's recognition of Jerusalem as Israel's capital last month. The December 6 announcement concerning the disputed city led Palestinian President Mahmud Abbas to say the United States could no longer ...
In his letter, Abbas said the Korean people "sacrificed the most precious sacrifices for its freedom and honor" and expressed his appreciation to the support North Korea has shown the Palestinian people in their fight for freedom." So, Palestinian history is packed with support for terrorists and despots.
President Donald Trump's threat to cut aid to the Palestinians and nuclear-armed ally Pakistan is not simply a case of saving a few hundred million dollars spent on problems in faraway countries, analysts and former officials said Wednesday. One expert warned that such a move could drive impoverished ...
As part of a barrage of tweets late Tuesday, President Donald Trump fired off a series of pronouncements on U.S. foreign policy in the Middle East, saying Palestinians gave the United States "no respect" despite receiving hundreds of millions of dollars in aid each year. Also Tuesday, Trump's ambassador ...

What would happen if Donald Trump carries out his threats to stop US aid to Palestinians? If he means a cutoff of US funding to the Palestinian Authority, potentially bringing about its collapse, he would be robbing Israel of one of its key tools for maintaining its regime of occupation and apartheid over ...
Palestinians say the U.S. can no longer be a fair mediator between Palestinians and Israelis. And now President Trump is responding. On twitter yesterday, he said the Palestinians don't give the U.S. any, quote, "appreciation or respect." And he questioned whether the U.S. should cut off aid payments.
He threatened to cut "massive future payments" of aid to Palestinians if they don't start peace talks with the Israelis. And he tweeted that because of the Jerusalem decision, the Israelis "would have had to pay more." That last part confused Israeli lawmaker Avi Dichter, who told Israeli radio, "Only the devil ...
America may withhold aid money to the Palestinians if they walk away from peace negotiations, Donald Trump threatened. In a pair of tweets, Mr Trump wrote that "we pay the Palestinians HUNDRED OF MILLIONS OF DOLLARS a year and get no appreciation or respect". "We have taken Jerusalem, the ...
US Ambassador to the UN Nikki Haley said that President Donald Trump's administration might halt funding the United Nations Relief and Works Agency (UNRWA) - the UN body tasked with helping Palestinian refugees - until the Palestinians agree to engage in peace talks with Israel again. "[Trump] ...
Palestinian man Mahmoud Qabana offers water to sheep outside his tent in Jordan Valley in the West Bank November 14, 2017. MOHAMAD TOROKMAN/Reuters. A wild ass invasion: There's another Iranian threat, and Israel can't bomb it · Northern Israel hit by rabies outbreak due to jackals from ...
When US President Donald Trump recognised Jerusalem as the capital of Israel on December 6, many Palestinians saw it as an admission of what they had long believed to be true: that the US-led peace process favours Israel at the Palestinians' expense. It was a moment of clarity that brought with it a ...
Trump, who addressed the Palestinian aid issue in a tweet, didn't mention UNRWA, but spoke in general about funding to the Palestinians, stating that the United States "gives them hundreds of millions of dollars" but gets "no respect." He tied the funding to the Palestinians willingness to engage in ...
President Donald Trump suggested on Tuesday that the U.S. should consider cutting payments to the Palestinians, saying their officials "don't even want to negotiate a long overdue peace treaty with Israel." "[W]e pay the Palestinians HUNDRED OF MILLIONS OF DOLLARS a year and get no appreciation ...
President Trump on Tuesday angrily threatened to cut off U.S. aid to Palestinians as punishment for what he called their failure to show "appreciation or respect" to the United States. Writing on twitter, the president compared the Palestinians to Pakistan, a nuclear-armed ally that abruptly drew his ire this ...
The past few months have seen not only a flood of Saudi statements on social media supporting normalisation with Israel (some saying that Saudi is "more important" than Palestine and others apparently dreaming of Israel becoming Saudi's top vacationing spot), but also a flurry of diplomatic activity ...
Jerusalem -- The Palestinian foreign minister, Riad Malki, said Sunday that the Palestinian envoy to Washington is being temporarily called back for consultations over the future of relations with the United States. The move comes after President Trump recognized Jerusalem as Israel's capital, setting off ...
Jenin, January 3, 2018 (WAFA) - Israeli forces Wednesday conducted multiple predawn raids across the West Bank and Jerusalem, detaining 20 Palestinians, said the Palestinian prisoner's Society (PPS). Israeli forces detained seven Palestinians after ransacking their family homes during separate raids ...
Gaza, Dec 29 (Reuters) - Thousands of Palestinians took to the streets of Gaza and the occupied West Bank for the fourth Friday in a row in protests against U.S. President ... Trump outraged Palestinians and sparked anger in the Middle East and among world powers with his Jerusalem declaration on Dec.
Supporters have accused Israeli authorities of arresting a teenager standing up for the rights of her fellow Palestinians. "The Tamimi women and girls are not afraid of soldiers. They are not afraid of jail," Palestinian activist Issa Amro wrote on twitter. "They are devoted to the struggle until we all are free.".
The Palestinian Health Ministry has reported that Israeli soldiers shot, Friday, at least 143 Palestinians, including 43 who were shot with live fire, three of them suffered very serious wounds, after the army attacked hundreds of protesters, marching near the border fence in several parts of the besieged Gaza ...
Palestinian protestors clash with Israeli security forces following the weekly Muslim Friday prayers in the West Palestinian protesters clash with Israeli security forces following the weekly Muslim Friday prayers in the West Bank city of Ramallah on December 29, 2017. ABBAS MOMANI/AFP ...
This slim book, only 152 pages long, contains volumes. Although it focuses on a single aspect of the Israeli occupation - the use of permits to control the Palestinian population - Israeli author Yael Berda manages to illuminate the occupation as a whole. The focus of Living Emergency is even narrower ...
Israeli forces have detained 14 Palestinians in overnight raids carried out across the Israeli-occupied West Bank, according to the Israeli army. In a Thursday statement, the army said the suspects had been referred to the relevant authorities for questioning for alleged involvement in "popular terrorist" ...
Ramallah, Dec. 28 (Xinhua) -- Palestinian Foreign Affairs and Expatriates Minister Riad Malki said Thursday that the Palestinian National Authority (PNA) will urge in the upcoming Arab League (AL) summit to boycott countries that move their embassies in Israel to Jerusalem. He said that the Palestinians ...
In a symbolic pushback to President Donald Trump's declaration on the status of Jerusalem, Iranian lawmakers on Wednesday voted to recognize the contested city as the capital of the Palestinians. The Iranian parliament voted in favor of a bill that recognized the city as the Palestinian capital, or the capital ...
The Israeli parliament is set to vote on a draft bill that would impose the death penalty on Palestinians "involved in operations against Israeli targets", the country's defense minister said Monday. Speaking to an Israeli TV channel, Avigdor Lieberman said voting to advance legislation targeting convicted ...
The first three incidents are routine procedures used by the army in order to control millions of Palestinians: often-violent arrests; looking the other way as settlers, the lords of the land, do as they wish with their subjects as part of their continual takeover of Palestinian land; firing on protesters who ...
Iraq has just joined the long list of Arab countries that shamelessly practice apartheid against Palestinians. The number of Arab countries that apply discriminatory measures against Palestinians while pretending to support the Palestinian cause is breathtaking. Arab hypocrisy is once again on display, but ...
At least 6,831 Palestinians were already being held in Israeli custody, including 331 children, according to Israeli human-rights organization B'Tselem. The latest arrests bring the total number of Palestinian prisoners to 7,441. Trump's Jerusalem declaration sparked outrage across the world. Palestinians ...
Aida Refugee Camp, occupied West Bank - A Palestinian refugee camp in the occupied West Bank may be the most exposed place to tear gas in the world, according to the author of a new study. The human rights Centre of the University of California at Berkeley recently reported that Israel's security forces ...
When last Friday Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas published his Christmas message, announcing that the Palestinians "will not accept the U.S. as the mediator in the peace process, nor are we going to accept any plan from the U.S. side," he could not have come up with a better Christmas present for ...
Ateret Cohanim has waged a legal battle for years to evict the Palestinians, and over the last two years, it has sought dozens of eviction orders from the Jerusalem Magistrate's Court. Both that court and the Jerusalem District Court have repeatedly upheld the organization's right to the land, but neither has ...
When last Friday Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas published his Christmas message, announcing that the Palestinians "will not accept the U.S. as the mediator in the peace process, nor are we going to accept any plan from the U.S. side," he could not have come up with a better Christmas present for ...
The decision comes days after the 21-year-old New Zealander was called on by two of her compatriots active in the boycott, Divestment, and Sanctions (BDS) movement to cancel the show in protest of the Israeli government's ill-treatment of Palestinians. On Sunday, Israeli news site YNET reported that the ...
"Before the second intifada [2000-2005], Jerusalem, especially Saladin Street, was where Palestinians from Bethlehem went to do their Christmas shopping. When I was a kid that's where we went to buy our Christmas decorations and our ham. It is where the wealthier Bethlehem families went on Christmas ...
It looks like a straightforward photography show. 50 photos of 50 different 50-year-olds hang on the walls of a warehouse-turned-gallery in Jaffa. But these photos are of Palestinians, each born in 1967, the year the Occupation began after Israel's almost miraculous victory in the Six Day War. So, naturally ...
But with just days to go before Christmas, the management was mulling whether to reopen or remain closed for the holidays, normally one of the busiest periods for the hotel. Since President Trump's recognition this month of Jerusalem as Israel's capital, Palestinians have been clashing intermittently with ...


 

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