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Tag: Palestine

Saudi fans delight in West Bank game, shrug off geopolitics

Some are hopeful sport can bring peace to the region.

Enmity towards Muslims, Islam stems from Israel’s creation, says Dr M

The prime minister says Muslims are accused of terrorism 'even if they did nothing'.

All deals are off if Israel annexes territory, warns Palestine’s president

Mahmud Abbas says Palestine has a right to defend its rights by all possible means.

Palestine accuse Israel of underhand tactics after power cuts

Palestinian Authority says it has repaid nearly US$100 million in debts in two months.

Turkey says OIC to convene after Netanyahu annexation plans

Benjamin Netanyahu’s intention to annex Jordan Valley is to be discussed by the OIC in Jeddah.

Netanyahu repeats pledge to annex Israeli settlements in occupied West Bank

Palestinians have voiced fears that Benjamin Netanyahu could defy international consensus and move ahead with annexation.

Explosions hit Gaza police checkpoints, 3 dead

Palestinian security forces are progressing in their pursuit of those behind the explosions in the Gaza Strip which killed 3 including 2 policemen.

US State Dept under fire as site removes ‘Palestinian Territories’

The website is being updated and there have been no changes in policy, a US State Department official claims.

Israel police, Palestinians clash at flashpoint Jerusalem holy site

Police fired sound grenades as Palestinian protests intensified at the highly sensitive Al-Aqsa mosque compound, known to Jews as the Temple Mount.

Iran’s Khamenei urges haj pilgrims to oppose US’ Israeli-Palestinian plan

Saudi officials have asked Muslims to focus on rituals of worship and warned against politicising the rite amid regional wars and heightened tensions.

The tragedy of Gaza’s children

The Israeli-led blockade is pushing Gaza further toward the cliff edge of a humanitarian emergency.

Let’s work together to keep Palestine issue alive, Dr M tells...

The prime minister says by doing so, the world will appreciate the Palestinians' struggle for decades against the injustice they faced.

Israel condemns attacks on Saudi guest

An Israeli foreign ministry spokesman calls it 'barbaric' behaviour.

Israel demolishes Palestinian homes near West Bank barrier

The demolition is the latest round of protracted wrangling over the future of Jerusalem and sites sacred to Judaism, Islam and Christianity.

Israel frees Palestinian minister

Fadi al-Hadami walks a free man after Israeli police releases him from custody for violating the country's rules.

Israel unblocks Gaza fuel, expands fishing

Israel allows Gaza fuel deliveries to resume and expands its fishing zone in exchange for calm in the enclave, Israeli and Palestinian officials and a UN source say.

Palestinians reject US peace plan

Senior Palestine Liberation Organisation official Hanan Ashrawi says the Manama conference is 'quite disingenuous'.

US peace plan aims to raise US$50 billion, create 1 million...

The United States reveals that its Middle East peace plan aims to raise more than US$50 billion for the Palestinians and create one million jobs for them within a decade.

Palestinians say US ambassador helps Israel annex part of West Bank

Israel has expanded its settlements while a peace process aimed at resolving the Israel-Palestinian conflict has been stalemated.

Qatar says US needs Palestinians on board for Middle East peace...

Qatar says there is a disconnect between the Palestinians and the United States over a US blueprint aimed at ending the conflict between Israel and the Palestinians.

US envoy says Israel has ‘right’ to annex West Bank land

A US ambassador has just heated up an ongoing conflict with regards to the West Bank stating Israel has some right to annex the area.

Israel restores Gaza fishing zone to ease humanitarian crisis

Israel said it eased fishing restrictions off the blockaded Gaza Strip to prevent deterioration in humanitarian conditions in the Palestinian enclave.

Dr M takes ‘naughty western world’ to task for keeping mum...

There is nothing ambiguous or vague about the plight of the Palestinians, says the prime minister.

Palestinians say not consulted on Bahrain conference

'We were not consulted by any party on the announced meeting to take place in Manama, Bahrain,' says a secretary general of the Palestine Liberation Organization.