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October 24, 2017 7:06 AM Palestine: Gazans demand release of loved ones jailed by Israel

GAZA CITY, Palestine (AA) – Dozens of Palestinians staged a rally outside the Gaza City office of the International Committee of the Red Cross (ICRC) on Monday to demand the release of loved ones imprisoned by the Israeli authorities. Meanwhile, Israeli police rounded up 51 Palestinians in an occupied East Jerusalem neighborhood in overnight raids Sunday 128

October 7, 2017 2:54 AM African Delegates Press for Greater Regional Cooperation in Efforts to Resolve Western Sahara Question, as Fourth Committee Continues Decolonization Debate

Delegates from several African countries called for greater regional cooperation in the peaceful resolution of the Western Sahara question today, as the Fourth Committee (Special Political and Decolonization) continued its general debate on decolonization. Senegal’s representative said that Security Council resolution 2351 (2017) had established a correlation 160

August 2, 2017 10:16 PM Qatar is worst in the region on counterterrorism, but other Gulf monarchies are not off the hook

Former Secretary of State Hillary Clinton reportedly signed a U.S. cable in 2009 stating that Qatar’s counterterrorism cooperation ranked “worst in the region.” That is unfortunately still the case today. While Qatar’s neighbors also engage in some practices that are counterproductive in the fight against terrorism, no other Gulf monarchy has a counterterrorism 59

May 31, 2017 12:00 PM The Two Qatars Will Test Trump's Anti-Terror Plan

He got the leaders of six Gulf nations to sign a communique pledging to eradicate the financing of jihadis. The timing happened to coincide with the completion of a new center in Saudi Arabia to combat extremism. It was a powerful signal that America's traditional allies were united against Iran and Sunni extremists. That lasted a couple of days. By Tuesday 40

May 18, 2017 12:13 PM Palestinians in Gaza march to support hunger strikers

Hunger strike by hundreds of jailed Palestinians enters 32nd day with no end in sight Dozens of Palestinians in the Gaza Strip staged a protest march Thursday to show support for hundreds of Palestinians imprisoned by Israel who since last month have been waging a high-profile hunger strike. The hunger strike entered its 32nd day Thursday with Israeli 25

May 18, 2017 11:42 AM Reviving Israeli-Palestinian talks now will go nowhere

President Trump’s upcoming visit to Israel and Palestine, during which he hopes to revive the Israeli-Palestinian peace process, will go nowhere unless he fully understands the complexity of the conflict, and why previous attempts by successive American administrations to negotiate a peace deal, have failed. Recently, he stated that “I want to see peace 40

May 16, 2017 9:01 AM Days before Trump visit, West Bank city names square after terrorist

Despite pressure to reduce anti-Israel incitement, Tulkarm mayor dedicates square to Maher Younis. Just days before US President Donald Trump arrives in the region, the Palestinian Authority which claims it wants to reach a peace agreement with Israel, continues to take actions to glorify killers of Israelis. Earlier this week a square in the West Bank city of Tulkarm 25

May 13, 2017 7:37 AM IDF clashes with demonstrators leave one Palestinian dead

A 22-year-old Palestinian man was reportedly killed in the standoff that ensued between military forces and demonstrators on Friday when the IDF attempted to disperse the rioters. A Palestinian was killed on Friday in clashes between the IDF and a group of some 100 Palestinians near a village near Ramallah. Obeid was transferred to the Yasser Arafat 28

May 11, 2017 2:23 AM Palestinians stay on hunger strike despite snacking claims

JERUSALEM (AP) — More than 880 Palestinian prisoners held by Israel remained on a hunger strike on Tuesday, the 23rd day of their protest — a number that's about the same as before the release of a video that Israel claimed shows the strike leader secretly eating in his cell. Supporters of Marwan Barghouti say the video is a fabrication intended to break 24

May 11, 2017 12:52 AM Calls to #BoycottPizzaHut after Israeli Facebook ad

A woman walks by a Palestinian branch of the Pizza Hut company, in the West Bank city of Ramallah, Wednesday, May 10, 2017. (AP Photo/Nasser Nasser) JERUSALEM — Pizza Hut has apologized and fired an advertising firm responsible for an Israeli Facebook ad that mocked the leader of a mass Palestinian hunger strike. The ad on Pizza Hut Israel’s Facebook 54