US President Meets With Palestinian President in Bethlehem, Israeli Police Suppress Protest in Jerusalem

United States President Joe Biden visited, on Friday, Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas, in the southern West Bank city of Bethlehem, while Israeli police assaulted Palestinian civilians in occupied Jerusalem, according to local sources. Biden spent two days in the occupation state of Israel with its officials prior to meeting Palestinian officials, where they held aContinue reading “US President Meets With Palestinian President in Bethlehem, Israeli Police Suppress Protest in Jerusalem”

Israeli Forces Attack Muslim Worshipers at Al-Aqsa Mosque, Injure 153, Arrest 400

Israeli forces attacked, on Friday, thousands of Palestinian Muslim worshipers at the Al-Aqsa Mosque in the Old City of Occupied Jerusalem, causing 153 injuries and detaining 400 civilians, the Palestinian News & Information Agency (WAFA) reported. Israeli police carried a large-scale assault on the peaceful Palestinians after the Fajir (dawn) prayer, on the second FridayContinue reading “Israeli Forces Attack Muslim Worshipers at Al-Aqsa Mosque, Injure 153, Arrest 400”

Christian Mission Designates Israel an Apartheid Regime

On February 23, 2022, senior officials from the Global Ministries released a letter entitled “Compelled to Witness” declaring Israel an apartheid state. The letter from the North American Christian Mission specified that disparity between Israelis and Palestinians with regard to access to water, employment, health care, and freedom of movement was the basis for theContinue reading “Christian Mission Designates Israel an Apartheid Regime”

WAFA: Jeremy Corbyn Urges Immediate Unconditional Recognition of Palestine

LONDON, Saturday, February 26, 2022 (WAFA)  Former leader of the UK Labour Party Jeremy Corbyn has called on his country to immediately and unconditionally recognize the State of Palestine. In a parliament discussion regarding the recognition of the State of Palestine on Thursday, Corbyn asserted: “We should support the immediate and unconditional recognition of theContinue reading “WAFA: Jeremy Corbyn Urges Immediate Unconditional Recognition of Palestine”

WAFA: Amnesty International Warns Israel; “Forcible Transfer of Palestinians Under Occupation is a War Crime”

JERUSALEM, Tuesday, February 15, 2022 (WAFA) Commenting on the fast-moving serious developments in the Palestinian Sheikh Jarrah neighborhood in occupied East Jerusalem, Amnesty International (AI) today warned Israel that forcible transfer of Palestinians under its occupation is a war crime. “For three days, Palestinians in Sheikh Jarrah have been holding demonstrations in response to theContinue reading “WAFA: Amnesty International Warns Israel; “Forcible Transfer of Palestinians Under Occupation is a War Crime””

Palestine to Receive An Additional $3.75 Million Grant from the World Bank

In response to the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic in the occupied Palestinian territories, the World Bank announced, on Saturday, its supplementary contribution to the Palestinian Authority for essential health services, the Palestinian News & Information Agency (WAFA) reported. “COVID-19 continues to pose a high risk of morbidity and mortality, as well as a burden to healthcare systems. DueContinue reading “Palestine to Receive An Additional $3.75 Million Grant from the World Bank”

Austria Agrees to Contribute One Million Euros to UNRWA

The Austrian government signed, on Thursday, a treaty with the United Nations Relief and Works Agency for Palestine Refugees in the Near East (UNRWA) occupied Palestinian territory (oPt) for the amount of one million euros ($1,144,995.00 USD), in response to the emergency appeal, the UN Agency announced. This honorable contribution will be used to relieve the criticalContinue reading “Austria Agrees to Contribute One Million Euros to UNRWA”

Euro-Med Monitor: Israel’s Incitement Against Amnesty is Part of Broader Delegitimization Campaign against Human Rights Defenders

Geneva – (The Euro-Mediterranean Human Rights Monitor) The Israeli Ministry of Foreign Affairs has launched an incitement campaign against Amnesty International after the latter released a report on Tuesday concluding that Israel’s discriminatory and exclusionary laws, policies and practices against Palestinians amount to apartheid, Euro-Mediterranean Human Rights Monitor said in a statement. Israeli Foreign MinisterContinue reading “Euro-Med Monitor: Israel’s Incitement Against Amnesty is Part of Broader Delegitimization Campaign against Human Rights Defenders”