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Palestinian statehood

‘Palestine is occupied state, not disputed territory’
The symbolic recognition of the Palestinian state by Europeans demonstrates that the international community cannot accept Israeli aggression and occupation of Palestinian lands anymore, Palestinian ambassador to UK Manuel Hassassian told RT.

19.12.2014 01:27

‘Struggle for Palestinian rights continues to bear fruits’
The fact EU parliamentarians voted in favor of recognizing the Palestinian state demonstrates an international mood that was unthinkable a few years ago, Anas Altikriti, Founder and CEO of The Cordoba Foundation, told RT.

18.12.2014 08:16

‘Israel practices a policy of flagrant anti-Semitism’
Israel’s “Jews only” policy in the occupied Palestinian territories, which is backed by the US, would be considered anti-Semitist in other states given the fact that Arabs are also Semitic people, Professor James Petras of Binghamton University told RT.

17.12.2014 10:23

Palestine resolution: US ‘unresolved’ ahead of Security Council meeting
The Palestinian Authority is filing a UN resolution demanding a full Israeli pull-out from the occupied territories within two years. Meanwhile, the US is unsure what it wants to see from the resolution.

17.12.2014 08:48

Palestinians to seek official UN resolution for Israeli pullout in 2 years
The Palestinians are to seek a UN resolution for a two-year deadline to an Israeli pullout from the occupied territories. They will also ask for East Jerusalem to become their capital and attempt to ban Israeli settlement-building under international law.

15.12.2014 08:37

Israel threatens to review cooperation with Swiss over Geneva debate on PA territories
Switzerland has riled Israel over its decision to host a meeting of signatory states to the Geneva Conventions, expected to slam Israel for its actions in the "occupied territories." Israel pledged to reconsider its future cooperation with the Swiss.

12.12.2014 09:19

UK Islamic charity cleared of funding terror, Palestine aid work resumes
Britain’s biggest Islamic charity is expected to resume operations in the Palestinian territories despite being banned by Israel, which described it as a “terrorist organization.” The charity was cleared of allegations of funneling money to Hamas.

12.12.2014 09:19

Palestine officially granted ICC observer status
The International Criminal Court has officially granted Palestinians observer status at a meeting of the 122 member countries. This is a pivotal step on the way to Mahmoud Abbas’s strategy to press war crimes charges against Israel.

09.12.2014 08:19

Prominent Israelis join petition calling on Europe to recognize Palestine
Three of Israel’s greatest living authors have added their names to an 878-signature petition calling on European parliaments to recognize the state of Palestine.

08.12.2014 08:17