Tuesday, 26 October 2021

Tag Archives: Palestinian

Netanyahu calls for closure of UN Palestinian refugee agency

WEST BANK: Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu on Sunday called for the closure of the United Nations agency for Palestinian refugees, days after US President Donald Trump threatened to cut Palestinian aid. Israel has long viewed the UN agency, known as UNRWA, as biased against it, an allegation the agency ...

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UNCHR: Killing of disabled Palestinian man is inexplicable

A senior UN official has said Israel’s killing of a Palestinian wheelchair user protesting against Donald Trump’s recognition of Jerusalem as Israel’s capital was “incomprehensible”, as Israel said the man had not been targeted. A statement issued by Zeid Ra’ad al-Hussein, the UN high commissioner for human rights, said Ibrahim ...

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Bella Hadid stands up for Palestinians

LONDON: International supermodel Bella Hadid was unafraid to voice her political opinions in defense of Palestinians with her 16 million Instagram followers. She denounced US President Donald Trump’s decision to recognize Jerusalem as the capital of Israel on Wednesday. The 21-year-old’s father, Mohamed, posted a similar image of the Dome ...

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Palestinians clash with Israeli troops

RAMALLAH, West Bank: Palestinian protesters and Israeli soldiers clashed in Jerusalem, Ramallah and other places in the West Bank and Gaza Strip, with some demonstrators burning American flags and posters of President Trump a day after he sided with Israel by announcing U.S. recognition of Jerusalem as its capital. But at nightfall, ...

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World condemns Trump’s Jerusalem declaration

LONDON: On Wednesday, President Donald Trump shock It’s a move that no other country, save Israel, has backed, since it breaks decades of policy that states the city’s status should be decided by negotiations between Israel and Palestine. It’s also a move that has sparked protests and leaders are warning ...

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German plane hijacked to Somalia in 1977 brought back home

BERLIN: A Lufthansa passenger jet that was hijacked to Somalia 40 years ago at the height of a far-left militant group’s campaign against West German authorities has returned home. Most parts of the Boeing 737 arrived Saturday in the city of Friedrichshafen, where they will be reassembled and displayed at ...

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Met reopens Naji Hussain al-Ali murder case

LONDON: British police have launched a fresh appeal for information on the murder of a famous Palestinian political cartoonist in London 30 years ago, hoping someone might feel more able to speak up three decades later. Naji Salim Hussain al-Ali, who received a number of death threats for his cartoons ...

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Palestine President visits Pakistan

ISLAMABAD: Palestine President Mahmoud Abbas on Tuesday began a three-day visit to Pakistan, officials said. Abbas, accompanied by a 17-member delegation including five ministers, will inaugurate the new Palestine embassy complex here. Pakistani President Mamnoon Hussain received the Palestinian leader here. This is Abbas’ third visit to Pakistan. Abbas will ...

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