2017 is coming to end. For the Palestinian people. 2017 marks 100 years since the Belfour declaration, 70 years since the partition plan, 50 years since the occupation, 30 years since the onset of the popular Intifada and 25 years since the inauguration of the Madrid conference for peace in...
“We convey our gratitude to the fourteen UN Security Council members who voted yesterday in favor of the UNSC resolution reaffirming all previous resolutions on Jerusalem and rejecting U.S. President Donald Trump's decision to recognize Jerusalem as Israel's capital.
Palestinian Minister of Foreign Affairs and Expatriates his excellency Dr. Riyad al-Maliki, confirmed that the Security Council States unified vote isolated the United States in its violation to the principles of international law and decisions of the international community.
In the upcoming days, the first anniversary of UN Security Council Resolution 2334 on the Israeli settlement construction will be marked. UN resolution 2334 is considered the most important UN resolution issued during the past 30 years.
Some international officials claim that criticizing Israel is anti-Semitic, in an apparent attempt to quell critical voices of the occupying power and its policies against the Palestinians.
We, in our capacity as Kings and Heads of State and Government of Member States of the Organisation of Islamic Cooperation (OIC) coming together at the OIC Extraordinary Summit held in Turkey on 13 December 2017,
Having reviewed the alarming situation and growing tensions within the occupied territory of the State of Palestine in most Member Statesand elsewhere,
President Mahmoud Abbas told the summit of the Organization of Islamic Cooperation (OIC) on Wednesday that Israeli violations in the occupied territories and of international law absolve the Palestinians from meeting the commitments made in the agreements.
The PLO Department of Culture and Information issued the following response to Vice President Mike Pence’s Press Secretary Alyssa Farah’s statement issued on December 10 regarding Vice President Pence’s intended visit to the region:
“We express our appreciation to all United Nations Security Council members who have taken a position of courage and principle and have rejected and condemned the irresponsible decision of the US Administration to unilaterally and illegally recognize Jerusalem as the capital of Israel and move its embassy there.