The Palestinian Central Council called on Palestine Liberation Organization (PLO) to suspend recognition of Israel in response to US President Donald Trump's decision to recognize Beit-ul-Moqaddas as the regime's capital.
The EU and Norway are set to convene an “extraordinary session” of donor countries to Palestine after the US’s pro-Israel policy shift on Jerusalem al-Quds and its threat to cut aid to the UN’s Palestinian refugee agency.
Palestinian Christians have attacked the convoy carrying the Greek Orthodox Patriarch of Jerusalem al-Quds as he was visiting the Israel-occupied West Bank, blaming him for controversial land sales to Israeli investors.
The Palestine Liberation Organization (PLO) has voiced anger at a threat by US President Donald Trump to cut off aid to the UN’s Palestinian refugee agency, saying the nation ‘will not be blackmailed.’
Jordan, the custodian of Muslim holy sites in Jerusalem al-Quds, has condemned as ‘null and void’ the latest Israeli measures meant to consolidate the regime’s occupation of the ancient city and annex more Palestinian territory.
Israeli forces have carried out raids in several areas across the West Bank during the early hours of the New Year, arresting 26 Palestinians, including a member of Palestinian Legislative Council (PLC).
The Israeli regime seeks to complete the ‘Zionist project’ of creating ‘a greater Israel’ by extending its occupation to all of Palestine and possibly grabbing lands in other countries in the Middle East and North Africa, says a commentator.
Iran’s Foreign Ministry hammered Bahrain’s top diplomat for describing international concerns about Palestine as a “side issue”, saying such unwise remarks reveal the Bahraini government’s failure to realize the world’s simplest issues.
Palestinians launched more anti-US protests on Friday, and at least one demonstrator was killed in the Gaza Strip, a health official said, after the UN General Assembly rejected Washington’s recognition of Beit-ul-Moqaddas (Jerusalem) as Israel’s capital.