Arab League urges international probe into Israeli crimes

The Arab League’s Secretary General Ahmad Abul-Gheit called for a broad investigation into “Israeli atrocities committed against Palestinians and its de facto blockade of the Gaza Strip.” The Israeli-Palestinian conflict is at a perilous juncture in the aftermath of US President Donald Trump’s decision to recognize Jerusalem, which has long been a flashpoint for violence, as the capital of Israel, an Arab League diplomat said at the 28th extraordinary session of the Arab Inter-Parliamentary Union on Saturday. Speaking on behalf of Abul-Gheit, the regional bloc’s assistant secretary general for Palestinian affairs Saeed Abuali cited the US government’s decision to slash … Continue reading Arab League urges international probe into Israeli crimes

Palestine Scholars: The Jewish state law inaugrated Israel’s demise

The Palestine Scholars Association has said that Israel declared the beginning of its demise when its Knesset enacted the so-called Jewish nation-state law. “In addition to its previous crimes which include killings, genocide and ethnic cleansing, [this law] is considered the biggest crime this illegitimate state have committed over the past decades,” the association said in a statement. The association affirmed that Israel took such step when its leaders realized that there were an American cover, European and Arab connivance, and international neglect as well as the Palestinian Authority’s security coordination with it. It also said that this law unveiled … Continue reading Palestine Scholars: The Jewish state law inaugrated Israel’s demise

Gaza Truce Largely Holds, Balloons Not Included in Deal

Smoke rises following an Israeli strike on a building in Gaza City July 14, 2018 A ceasefire announced by Hamas largely held Saturday after a wave of deadly air strikes across the Gaza Strip sparked by the death of an Israeli soldier shot along the volatile border. Israel did not confirm the deal announced by Gaza’s rulers, which went into effect around midnight Friday reducing fears of a wider conflict. Israel’s government and army rarely acknowledge ceasefires with Hamas, but a military spokeswoman said civilian life should return to normal in areas next to Gaza. The Israeli army also said … Continue reading Gaza Truce Largely Holds, Balloons Not Included in Deal

Zionist army again breaks ceasefire, bombs Gaza sites

GAZA, PALESTINOW.COM — Israeli occupation army on Saturday morning bombed a Palestinian resistance site south of Gaza city in a first violation of the Egypt-brokered ceasefire announced Friday evening. Eyewitnesses said that Israeli tanks fired two missiles at a resistance post in al-Zaitoun neighborhood, south of Gaza city, with no injuries reported. A spokesman for the Israeli army claimed that Israeli tanks bombed a Hamas post after a group of Palestinians attempted to cross the border fence east of Gaza. Hamas Movement on Friday evening announced that a ceasefire was reached with the Israeli side. In a brief statement at dawn Saturday, Hamas … Continue reading Zionist army again breaks ceasefire, bombs Gaza sites

Hamas accuses Kushner as ‘Spokesman for Israeli occupation’

Kushner said that all Palestinian sufferings would be ended if they stopped fighting for their right to end the Israeli occupation and return to their homes Hamas, which won the last free Palestinian elections held in 2006, hit back after op-ed by Trump aides blames it for plight of Palestinians and urges it to abandon resistance. An op-ed by Jared Kushner, US President Donald Trump’s son-in-law and adviser, shows that American officials are “mere spokesmen for the Israeli occupation,” a Hamas spokesman said on Friday. “Kushner and Greenblatt are adopting the Israeli narrative, and their aggression against Hamas points to the contempt … Continue reading Hamas accuses Kushner as ‘Spokesman for Israeli occupation’

Kushner, Greenblatt, Friedman: Gang gets together against Gaza

The three US officials did their best to distort Hamas’ reputation, ignoring 121-year-old Israeli siege on Gaza Jared Kushner, Trump’s senior adviser, Jason Greenblatt, special US envoy to the Middle East, and David Friedman, US ambassador to Israel, gang go together to justify Israeli aggression on Gaza residents. In an opinion piece published by the Washington Post, they said: “Help is at hand for Palestinians. It’s all up to Hamas,” where they expressed their concern for the continuing “nightmare.” The relationship between the three men predates their work together in President Trump’s administration, as they have ties to the worlds of New … Continue reading Kushner, Greenblatt, Friedman: Gang gets together against Gaza

PLO to arrange return of Palestine refugees to Syria

The now famous UN photo of refugees at Yarmouk Refugee Camp waiting for food distribution, taken in 2015 The Palestinian Liberation Organisation’s Refugee Department called for Palestinian refugees who fled the Syrian conflict to register their names in order to facilitate their return to the camps in Syria, the Safa news agency reported yesterday. In a statement, the PLO said the move only affects refugees who moved to Lebanon and Gaza and who desire to go back to the refugee camps in Syria. Registration in Lebanon would be arranged by the Palestinian embassy in Beirut and in Gaza would be arranged by … Continue reading PLO to arrange return of Palestine refugees to Syria