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Netanyahu vows to annex West Bank after Israeli polls

Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu said on Saturday that he would annex Israeli settlements in the occupied West Bank if he wins another term in office, a last-minute pre-election promise likely to enrage Palestinians and the Arab world. In an interview with Israeli Channel 12 News three days ahead of the 9 April poll, …

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Gaza and the three-state solution

The Palestinian in the occupied West Bank and Gaza Strip elected Hamas to run the Palestinian Authority in 2006. Ismail Haniyeh became the Prime Minister according to Palestinian law and the election results — deemed “free and fair” by independent monitors — but the international community and adjacent countries did …

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Euro-Med publishes Arabic translation of ESCWA report on Israel’s apartheid after its withdrawal from UN archives

A translated version of the United Nations Economic and Social Commission for Western Asia’s (ESCWA) report titled “Israeli Practices towards the Palestinian People and the Question of Apartheid” was issued by the Euro-Mediterranean Human Rights Monitor (Euro-Med). Last year, the report was withdrawn days after its release at the request …

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Abbas calls for international conference, slams Israel as ‘state above the law’ in UN speech

Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas on Tuesday urged all members of the UN Security Council to recognise Palestine as a full member UN state, while calling for a multilateral international conference to pave way for full Palestinian statehood, along with a solution to the decades-long Palestinian-Israeli conflict.

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Senior Hamas delegation leaves Gaza for Cairo

A senior leadership delegation from Hamas left the Gaza Strip on Friday to go to Cairo, spokesman Fawzi Barhoum has revealed in a press release. The group was headed by former Palestinian Prime Minister Ismail Haniyeh, who was accompanied by other members of the movement’s political bureau, Khalil Al-Hayya, Rawhi …

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UN chief expresses alarm of ‘one-state reality’ between Israel and Palestine

UN Secretary-General Antonio Guterres warned on Monday that recent developments in the Middle East could create “an irreversible one-state reality” that would bury the two-state solution of a Palestinian state alongside Israel.

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Hamas calls on Abbas to give up on US as mediator

The Palestinian Islamic Resistance Movement has called on President Mahmoud Abbas to stop banking on the United States as a mediator in the peace process with Israel. Instead, said Hamas, the Palestinian Authority leader should align with the Palestinian people’s choice to resist the Israeli occupation.

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