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Bethlehem deserted after Palestinians declare coronavirus emergency

03 March, 2020 10:46 pm 10:46 pm

BETHLEHEM, West Bank (Reuters) – The streets of Bethlehem were near-empty on Friday as Palestinian police wearing masks patrolled the traditional birthplace of Jesus, hit hard by a state of emergency declared over coronavirus. Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas announced the 30-day measure across the occupied West Bank on Thursday after seven coronavirus cases were found … Read More


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Senate passes unanimous resolution expressing solidarity with Palestinians

02 February, 2020 5:00 pm 5:00 pm

ISLAMABAD (92 News) – The Senate passes a unanimous resolution to express solidarity with the Palestinians on Monday. Bills pertaining to amendments to Pakistan Penal Code (PPC) and consumer protection laws were also presented in the Upper House. Senator Agha Shahzeb Durrani presented a resolution regarding the flour crisis in the House. Meanwhile, the opposition … Read More


Trump, leaps, Middle East, fray, peace, plan, Palestinians, denounce

Trump leaps into Middle East fray with peace plan that Palestinians denounc...

01 January, 2020 4:50 pm 4:50 pm

WASHINGTON (Reuters) – US President Donald Trump on Tuesday proposed creating a Palestinian state as part of a Middle East peace plan, drawing Palestinian condemnation for imposing strict conditions and agreeing to let Israel maintain control of long-contested West Bank settlements. Trump announced his plan for Israeli-Palestinian peace at a White House event with embattled … Read More


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Trump leaps into Middle East fray with peace plan that Palestinians denounc...

01 January, 2020 8:20 am 8:20 am

WASHINGTON (Reuters) – US President Donald Trump on Tuesday proposed creating a Palestinian state as part of a Middle East peace plan, drawing Palestinian condemnation for imposing strict conditions and agreeing to let Israel maintain control of long-contested West Bank settlements. Trump announced his plan for Israeli-Palestinian peace at a White House event with embattled … Read More


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Palestinians decry Trump peace plan before he meets Israeli leaders

01 January, 2020 9:55 pm 9:55 pm

WASHINGTON (Reuters) – US President Donald Trump is expected to disclose details of his Middle East peace plan to Israeli leaders on Monday as Palestinian officials decried it as a bid “to finish off” the Palestinian cause. Trump will meet separately with right-wing Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu and centrist opposition leader Benny Gantz in … Read More


Israeli air strikes martyr 14 more Palestinians in Gaza, death toll reaches...

11 November, 2019 8:17 pm 8:17 pm

JERUSALEM/GAZA (Reuters) – Israeli air strikes martyred 14 Palestinians in Gaza on Wednesday, medical officials said, raising the Palestinian death toll to 24 over a two-day escalation in violence since Israel launched strikes to kill an Islamic Jihad commander. From early morning Gaza militants fired rockets into Israel and the Israeli military struck from the … Read More


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Israeli troops martyr nine Palestinians as Islamic Jihad launches rockets

11 November, 2019 8:07 am 8:07 am

JERUSALEM/GAZA (Reuters) – Israeli air strikes martyred nine Palestinians in Gaza on Wednesday, medical officials said, raising the Palestinian death toll to 19 over a two-day escalation in violence since Israel launched strikes to kill an Islamic Jihad commander. From early morning Gaza militants fired rockets into Israel and the Israeli military struck from the … Read More


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Palestinians cancel soccer final after Israel denies Gaza team travel

09 September, 2019 11:36 pm 11:36 pm

GAZA (Reuters) – The Palestinian national soccer club championship was called off on Wednesday after Israel denied travel permits to Gaza players who had hoped to face off with their opponents in the occupied West Bank. Israel refused to let players from Gaza’s Khadamat Rafah club travel several dozen kilometres through its territory to play … Read More


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No compromise on Palestinians’ return to their homeland, Saudi Cabinet de...

07 July, 2019 10:23 am 10:23 am

JEDDAH (Web Desk) – The Saudi Arabia’s Cabinet has reasserted that the Kingdom will keep on supporting Palestinian refugees and their return to homeland. The cabinet members emphasized the contents of the Kingdom’s speech at the conference for supporting the UN Relief and Works Agency for Palestine Refugees in the Near East in New York … Read More


Palestinians, reject, US, peace, plan, Kushner, silent, political, details

Palestinians reject US peace plan as Kushner keeps silent on political deta...

06 June, 2019 10:54 pm 10:54 pm

MANAMA (Reuters) – Palestinians poured scorn on the Trump administration’s much-touted peace plan for the Israeli-Palestinian conflict on Wednesday, saying its framework for a trade and investment boost ignored their political aspirations for statehood. Gulf states attending an international meeting in Bahrain, orchestrated by the plan’s architect, US President Donald Trump’s son-in-law Jared Kushner, gave … Read More


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Palestinians mass at Gaza border to mark protest anniversary

03 March, 2019 11:56 pm 11:56 pm

GAZA (Reuters) – Tens of thousands of Palestinians rallied at the Israel-Gaza border on Saturday, facing off against Israeli tanks and troops on the first anniversary of the ‘Great March of Return’ demonstrations. Israeli forces had massed the other side of the fortified frontier, with tensions already high after a rocket attack from Gaza and … Read More


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Trump cuts $25 million in aid for Palestinians in East Jerusalem hospitals

09 September, 2018 8:19 am 8:19 am

WASHINGTON (Reuters) – US President Donald Trump has ordered that $25 million earmarked for the care of Palestinians in East Jerusalem hospitals be directed elsewhere as part of a review of aid, a State Department official said . Trump called for a review of US assistance to the Palestinians earlier this year to ensure that … Read More