Palestinians burned effigies of US President Donald Trump and marched a donkey pasted over with images of Persian Gulf royals in the West Bank on Tuesday, as the US opened its conference in Bahrain, which focuses on the economic portion of the White House's so-called plan for Mideast peace.
The Palestinian Ministry of Foreign Affairs and Expatriates has dismissed US President Donald Trump’s economic vision as part of the proposal for “peace” between the Israeli regime and Palestinians, dubbed “the deal of the century,” describing it as a new version of the Balfour Declaration.
Chief Palestinian negotiator Saeb Erekat says the forthcoming US-led conference in Bahrain in support of President Donald Trump’s controversial proposal for “peace” between the Israeli regime and Palestinians is doomed to failure in the face of the Palestinian nation’s resistance and steadfastness.
The Palestinian resistance movement Hamas has lashed at US Ambassador to Israel David Friedman after he said the Tel Aviv regime has the right to annex “some” of the West Bank, arguing such comments amount to “legitimization of settlement expansion activities” in the occupied territories.
Senior White House adviser Jared Kushner has refused to back Palestinian statehood ahead of the expected release of his "peace" plan, saying he believes the Palestinians are not ready to govern themselves.
The US blueprint to end the conflict between Israel and the Palestinians, still in draft form after almost two years, is seen by Palestinians, and by some Arab officials and politicians, as a plan to finish off the Palestinian cause.
Bahrain’s main Shia opposition group, the al-Wefaq National Islamic Society, says the ruling Al Khalifah regime is contributing to the liquidation of the Palestinian cause through hosting a Washington-led conference in support of US President Donald Trump’s controversial proposal for “peace” between the Israeli regime and Palestinians, dubbed “the deal of the century.”
A Palestinian human rights organization says it has documented the arrest of 100 Palestinians, including four women, by Israeli forces during the first ten days of the holy Muslim fasting month of Ramadan.
The United Nations Relief and Works Agency for Palestine Refugees in the Near East (UNRWA) has warned that it will not be able to provide food to more than one million Palestinian refugees in the besieged Gaza Strip if it cannot raise at least an additional $60 million by next month.