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UK panel discusses ‘right of return’ for Palestinians

By   /  May 21, 2018  /  Religion, World  /  No Comments

LONDON: “The right of return” to Palestinian’s homeland is a “core pillar in the establishment of their future independent state,” a London panel concluded on Sunday. “Without that right being guaranteed, there can be no progress in the talks of a two state solution,” Dr Ghada Karmi, a leading Palestinian activist, academic and writer said. Karmi’s comments came at a […]

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Israel arrests 5 Palestinians on suspicion of terrorism

By   /  May 21, 2018  /  Gulf Countries, Religion  /  No Comments

JERUSALEM, May 21 (Xinhua) — Israel security forces arrested five Palestinians in the West Bank overnight Sunday on suspicion of involvement in terror activities and violent disturbances. During army operation, dozens of protesters set tires alight and threw rocks at security forces, said the Israel Defense Forces (IDF) in a statement on Monday. The IDF […]

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Demonstration to support Palestinians held outside UN

By   /  May 20, 2018  /  Religion, World  /  No Comments

GENEVA: Hundreds gathered on Saturday for a peaceful demonstration outside the United Nations office in Geneva in solidarity with Palestinians who suffered Israeli aggression in the Gaza Strip. The demonstration was organized by non-governmental organizations International Alliance for Human Rights and Development (IAHRD) and Association des Victimes de Torture en Tunisie (AVTT) and supported by more […]

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Mass rally held in Istanbul against Israeli killings of Palestinians

By   /  May 19, 2018  /  Gulf Countries, Religion  /  No Comments

Palestinian Prime Minister Rami Hamdallah delivers a speech during a rally in Istanbul, Turkey, on May 18, 2018. Over 200,000 Turks poured into the streets in Istanbul on Friday for a massive rally denouncing the killings of more than 60 Palestinians by Israeli forces during demonstrations against the opening of the U.S. embassy in Jerusalem […]

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Mass rally to support Palestinians begins in Istanbul

By   /  May 18, 2018  /  Religion, World  /  No Comments

ISTANBUL : Thousands gathered in Istanbul’s Yenikapi fairgrounds on Friday in solidarity with Palestinians after Israeli aggression against civilians on Gaza border. The rally was launched under the theme of “Condemning Oppression, Supporting al-Quds [Jerusalem].” A number of huge screen televisions were also set-up across the gathering are for the crowd to watch the platform where […]

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Kuwait urges UN to condemn Israel and protect Palestinians

By   /  May 18, 2018  /  Gulf Countries, Religion  /  No Comments

UNITED NATIONS: Kuwait is urging the UN Security Council to condemn Israel’s use of force against Palestinian civilians “in the strongest terms,” especially in the Gaza Strip where more than 110 Palestinians have been killed by Israel’s military during Hamas-led protests. A draft resolution obtained by The Associated Press early Friday also calls for the […]

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Organization of Islamic Cooperation rights commission condemns killing of innocent Palestinians

By   /  May 17, 2018  /  Gulf Countries, Religion  /  No Comments

The OIC Independent Permanent Human Rights Commission (IPHRC) condemned in the strongest terms the arbitrary killing of at least 60 Palestinians, including children, by the Israeli Occupation Forces, using live fire against innocent civilians protesting the illegal inauguration of the US Embassy in Jerusalem. IPHRC reiterated its firm view that the shifting of the US […]

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Kuwait launches campaign to raise donations for Palestinians

By   /  May 16, 2018  /  Gulf Countries  /  No Comments

KUWAIT CITY,  (Xinhua) — Kuwait Red Crescent Society (KRCS) will launch a five-day campaign to raise donations for the Palestinian people, the Kuwait News Agency reported Tuesday. Themed “Relieve Gaza,” the campaign is the latest in a series of the country’s relief and humanitarian efforts to brotherly nations stricken with crises and hardships, according to […]

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Displaced Palestinians pine for return to homes on Nakba Day

By   /  May 16, 2018  /  Gulf Countries  /  No Comments

DAMASCUS,  (Xinhua) — Every mid-May in the last 70 years, Palestinians commemorate the Nakba Day, or “Day of Catastrophe,” as nearly a million Palestinians were displaced before and after the Israeli declaration of independence in 1948. As 70 years have passed, the Palestinians who fled to neighboring countries are still being referred to as refugees, […]

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70 years on, path to peace in Middle East remains thorny

By   /  May 16, 2018  /  Gulf Countries, Religion  /  No Comments

BEIJING, May 16 (Xinhua) — Washington’s transfer of its embassy in Israel from Tel Aviv to Jerusalem has resulted in protests along the Gaza Strip border on Monday, leading to the death of at least 63 Palestinians in clashes with the Israeli forces. The protests coincided with the 70th anniversary of Israel’s declaration of independence, […]

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