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Palestine massacre at Trump’s behest: CPI

By   /  May 16, 2018  /  Hyderabad  /  No Comments

Hyderabad, May 16 (NSS): CPI general secretary S Sudhakar Reddy today condemned Israel’s merciless massacre of Palestinians. In a statement here today, the CPI leader termed the incident as heinous. “The brutal massacre of 58 Palestinians and injuring a large number of people on May 14 by lethal force at the Gaza border was instigated by US President […]

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Syria says U.S. move of embassy to Jerusalem “illegitimate”

By   /  May 15, 2018  /  Gulf Countries, Religion  /  No Comments

DAMASCUS,  (Xinhua) — Syria’s Foreign Ministry slammed on Monday the U.S. decision to move its embassy to Jerusalem as “illegitimate,” holding the United States responsible for the deaths of over 50 Palestinians in the Gaza Strip, state news agency SANA reported. The ministry also branded the relocation of the U.S. embassy as a “crime,” saying […]

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Libyan expert says U.S. embassy move eliminates Palestine-Israel peace opportunity

By   /  May 15, 2018  /  Gulf Countries  /  No Comments

TRIPOLI, May 15 (Xinhua) — Washington’s transfer of its embassy to Jerusalem completely eliminates the “opportunity for peace between Palestine and Israel,” said Libyan researcher and Middle East expert Jalal al-Fitouri. “U.S. President’s decision is bias to one side, and it reflects the continued American commitment to Israeli plans. The U.S. has become an impartial […]

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China seriously concerned over violent clashes in Gaza: FM

By   /  May 15, 2018  /  Gulf Countries  /  No Comments

BEIJING, May 15 (Xinhua) — China is seriously concerned about the violent clashes in the Gaza Strip and has called on both Israel and Palestine to exercise restraint, a Foreign Ministry spokesperson said Tuesday. Tens of thousands of Palestinians gathered in eastern Gaza Strip close to the border with Israel on Monday to protest against […]

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Palestine Health Ministry requests ‘urgent’ medical aid

By   /  May 14, 2018  /  Gulf Countries, Religion  /  No Comments

GAZA CITY, Palestine – Palestine’s Health Ministry on Monday issued an urgent appeal for medical supplies due to severe shortages caused by mounting casualties among Palestinian demonstrators currently arrayed along the Gaza Strip’s border with Israel. In a brief statement, the ministry said that Gaza’s hospitals and health clinics were now desperately attempting to treat hundreds […]

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Palestine to take Israel to ICC over prisoners, says official

By   /  May 8, 2018  /  Religion, World  /  No Comments

RAMALLAH (WAFA) – The Palestinian Authority intends to file a legal case against Israel at the International Criminal Court (ICC) on Friday for its crimes against the Palestinian prisoners, according to Issa Qaraqe, head of the Prisoners Commission. He told Voice of Palestine radio on Monday in reaction to an attack by Israeli Defense Minister […]

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Palestinians insist opening US embassy in Jerusalem a violation of international law

By   /  May 8, 2018  /  Gulf Countries, Religion  /  No Comments

RAMALLAH, May 7, 2018 (WAFA) – As the date to open the US embassy in Jerusalem set for May 14 approaches, Palestinian officials reiterated on Monday warning that this move encompasses a grave violation of international law. Saeb Erekat, secretary general of the Executive Committee of the Palestine Liberation Organization (PLO), told foreign diplomats he […]

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Erdogan slams int’l community’s apathy for Palestine

By   /  May 7, 2018  /  Religion, World  /  No Comments

ANKARA – International community’s indifference over the sufferings of Palestinians caused by Israeli attacks shows that no society has a safe future, the Turkish president said on Monday. Speaking at the International Mount of Olives Peace Awards at the Cemal Resit Rey Concert Hall in Istanbul, President Recep Tayyip Erdogan said, “Palestinians are the symbol of […]

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Palestine sees ‘victory’ in Israel pullout from UN race

By   /  May 5, 2018  /  Religion, World  /  No Comments

RAMALLAH, Palestine – The Palestinian Foreign Ministry has described Israel’s pullout of a race for a seat on the UN Security Council as a “victory”. “The withdrawal of Israel – an occupying power – from the race for a Security Council seat is a victory for humanitarian principles and values that are based on international law […]

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Foreign Ministry condemns dropping occupied territory from US report

By   /  April 25, 2018  /  Religion, World  /  No Comments

RAMALLAH, (WAFA) The Ministry of Foreign Affairs and Expatriates condemned on Monday dropping the term “occupied  territories” when referring to the West Bank, East Jerusalem and Gaza Strip from a US State Department report on human rights. The ministry said in a statement that this act is another one in a long list of US actions and […]

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