Tag: Palestine

Palestinian Authority textbooks teach pupils to be expendable ‘martyrs’

The latest Palestinian Authority elementary school textbooks are even more radical than previous editions, according to a report just issued by the Institute for Monitoring Peace and Cultural Tolerance in School Education. The report was based on examination of elementary- school grades one through four and high-school grades 11 and 12 of the 2016-2017 PA’s […]

Arab leaders: Two-state solution best option in Israeli-Palestinian conflict

Arab leaders from more than 20 countries gathering here in Jordan on Wednesday sent a clear signal to President Donald Trump: The region continues to support a two-state solution for Israelis and Palestinians. This comes just weeks before Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas is expected to travel to Washington to meet with President Trump. It also […]

Arab leaders: Two-state solution best option in Israeli-Palestinian conflict

Arab leaders from more than 20 countries gathering here in Jordan on Wednesday sent a clear signal to President Donald Trump: The region continues to support a two-state solution for Israelis and Palestinians. This comes just weeks before Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas is expected to travel to Washington to meet with President Trump. It also […]

EU: Israeli-Palestinian peace deal a ‘top priority’

The European Union said on Monday that resolving the Israeli-Palestinian conflict remains a “top priority” and that it welcomes the US administration’s expressed interest in brokering a peace agreement between the sides. “Peace between Israel and Palestine is a top priority for the European Union and it will remain a top priority in our political […]

Netanyahu vows to work with Trump on peace deal between Israel and Palestine

Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu said on Monday he was committed to working with U.S. President Donald Trump to advance peace efforts with the Palestinians and with the broader Arab world. Netanyahu made the pledge in a speech to the largest U.S. pro-Israel lobbying group at a time when the Trump administration is seeking agreement […]

Killing of a Hamas Leader Could Signal a New Conflict With Israel

After spending a day at the beach, Mazen Fuqaha, a commander of Hamas’s military wing, dropped his wife and children at the entrance to their Gaza apartment block and went to park his car. His life ended in a garage, where he was found dead in the driver’s seat of his car after sunset on […]

Congressional Democrats call for two-state solution

A decisive majority of Congress Democrats signed a letter requiring the White House to reaffirm that US policy in the Middle East is based on support for the “two-state solution” between the Jordan River and the Mediterranean Sea. One hundred and eighty-seven of the 193 Democratic House members signed the letter sent to President Donald […]

UK puts UN Human Rights Council ‘on notice’ over ‘anti-Israel bias’

The UK has put the United Nations Human Rights Council “on notice” over what it called its “disproportionate focus on Israel”. On the final day of the council’s 34th session the UK mission to the UN said it would vote against all resolutions about Israel’s conduct in the occupied Syrian and Palestinian territories if things did […]

Israel has ignored resolution to stop settlements in Palestinian territories, UN says

Israel has ignored a demand by the UN Security Council to stop building settlements in the Palestinian West Bank, the UN has warned. In the first report on the implementation of a UN resolution, which called on Israel “to cease all settlement activities in the occupied Palestinian territory including east Jerusalem”, the UN Middle East envoy Nickolay […]

Arab League chief says Palestinians to present peace plan

The Palestinian leadership will present “a new plan” to resolve the Israeli-Palestinian conflict to the upcoming Arab League Summit in Jordan, Arab League Secretary-General Ahmad Abul Ghaith told a pan-Arab, London-based publication. “There is a desire on the Palestinian side to reformulate some ideas… They [the Palestinians] promised to put forward a new plan pertaining […]