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  • Teenager becomes a focus in Israel-Palestine conflict

    Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas ignited an uproar in Israel after falsely claiming in a televised speech that Israelis had "summarily executed" Ahmed, when the teenager actually was recovering at an Israeli hospital after he stabbed two Israelis, including a boy his own age...

    Israel has repeatedly accused Abbas of fomenting violence with what it says are incendiary comments...

  • Conflict in Palestine to affect very nature of Israel: envoy

    UNITED NATIONS: Pakistan has warned Israeli leaders to realise that “a continued conflict in the occupied territories with the Palestinians will eventually erode the very nature of their state, and the war within will not remain unconnected with the wars raging just across Israel’s imposed frontiers”...

    Taking part in a debate on the situation in the Middle East including the Palestinian question in the Security Council, Pakistan’s UN...

  • Global political dynamics hindering resolution of conflict in Kashmir, Palestine: Lodhi

    Ambassador to the United Nations Maleeha Lodhi, in an interview with a London-based news organisation, has asserted that the politics of big global powers have impeded the resolution of the Kashmir and Palestine conflicts...

    The Pakistani envoy, drawing parallels between the Palestine and Kashmir conflicts, highlighted their peoples' decades-long struggle for the right to self-determination...

  • Blatter calls for Israel concession in Palestine football dispute

    ZURICH: FIFA president Sepp Blatter said on Friday he hopes to head off a Palestinian call for a vote to expel Israel from football’s governing body but that Israel must make a concession...

    Blatter said he will meet Israel’s Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu and Palestinian President Mahmud Abbas next Wednesday and Thursday in a bid to end what he called his biggest “challenge”...

  • Obama urged to seek end to Israel’s occupation of Palestine

    In an op-ed article in the New York Times on Wednesday, he wrote: “The victory of Israel’s far right has provided an unexpected, if narrow, opening for Mr Obama, allowing him to call for a reassessment of America’s peace policy...

    ”“United States government has never made an unconditional commitment to Israel to block a Security Council role in bringing about a two-state peace accord...

  • Palestine president in India ahead of Modi’s Israel trip

    NEW DELHI: Palestinian President Mahmud Abbas landed in New Delhi late on Sunday for a three-day visit looking to strengthen ties with India ahead of Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s historic trip to Israel...

    “India and Palestine enjoy historically close and friendly ties,” it said in a statement late Saturday, reiterating India’s “political support to the Palestinian cause”...

  • Finally, Israel-Palestine has become a US election issue

    But you can’t talk about America and Israel...

    But here we are in an American election year and Bernie Sanders is calling for a more “even-handed” approach to the Palestinians; Vice President Joe Biden has expressed his “overwhelming frustration” with Israeli Premier Benjamin Netanyahu; even Hillary Clinton – who, of course, is probably going to be the next US President – has managed (just) to refer to “damaging actions” by Israel,...

  • Kerry renews push to ease Israel-Palestine tensions

    AMMAN: United States (US) Secretary of State John Kerry is in Jordan renewing his push to ease violence and tension between Israel and the Palestinians...

    Over the past five weeks, 10 Israelis have been killed in Palestinian attacks and 48 Palestinians killed by Israeli fire, including 27 said by Israel to be attackers...

  • Trump ‘serious’ about Israel-Palestine peace: Abbas

    RAMALLAH: President Donald Trump is “serious” about solving the Israel-Palestinian conflict, Palestinian leader Mahmud Abbas said ahead of a meeting with the US leader...

    Trump caused alarm among Palestinians and many parts of the international community in February when he broke with years of US policy in support of the two-state solution, meaning an independent Palestinian state alongside Israel...

  • UNSC ‘not doing enough’ to resolve Israel-Palestine issue

    Skoog said recent events “have been moving us away from peace” in the region, citing the US’s decision to move its embassy in Tel Aviv to Jerusalem and Israel’s Jewish nation-state law...

    He also said the council had failed to take a humanitarian approach in Gaza, Palestine, adding he did not see any movement forward for resolving the conflict...

  • Jordan warns Israel of ‘massive conflict’ over annexation

    BRUSSELS: Jordan’s king warned Israel of a massive conflict if it proceeds with plans to annex large parts of the occupied West Bank, as European Union foreign ministers met on Friday to discuss what action the bloc might take in response to such a move...

    Israel has vowed to annex Jewish settlements and the Jordan Valley, which could spell the end of the long-stalled peace process by making it virtually impossible to establish a...

  • Pakistan affirms solidarity with Palestine, urges US to refrain from shifting embassy to Jerusalem

    Pakistan on Wednesday reaffirmed full solidarity with the Palestinian people and expressed concern over the proposed move by the United States to shift its embassy in Israel to Jerusalem, saying “such a step would constitute a clear violation of international law and UN Security Council (UNSC) resolutions”...

    US President Donald Trump told Arab leaders on Tuesday that he intends to move the US embassy in Israel to Jerusalem, a...

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