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The European Union has granted the Palestinian Authority (P.A.) in the West Bank approximately €11 Million, in order to help it pay November salaries of more than 71,000 Palestinian civil employees and pensioners in the West Bank and the Gaza Strip. read full story / add a comment
The United Nations has declared the year 2014 as a “Year of Solidarity with the Palestinian People”, after the resolution passed by 110 votes, with seven countries opposing and 54 abstaining. read full story / add a comment
The United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization (UNESCO) has decided to suspend the voting rights of the U.S. and Israel after the two nations refused to provide a justification for their failure to pay dues. read full story / add a comment
U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry stated that Israel needs to withdraw from the Jordan valley and from Jordanian-Palestinian borders, adding that should the situation remain as it is, a third Palestinian Intifada will take place. read full story / add a comment
U.S. Secretary of State, John Kerry, started a Middle East Tour in which he plans to visit a number of countries, including Tel Aviv, the Palestinian territories. read full story / add a comment
A number of Israeli officials of the government of Benjamin Netanyahu threatened to wage what they called a “decisive war” on the Gaza Strip, targeting Hamas and armed Palestinian resistance groups in Gaza. read full story / add a comment
[Sunday October 27, 2013] Israeli Prime Minister, Benjamin Netanyahu, stated that Tel Aviv is seeking peace with the Palestinians, but reiterated Israeli preconditions and demands to recognize Israel as a Jewish State, and drop the internationally guaranteed Right of Return of the Palestinian Refugees. read full story / add a comment
U.S Secretary of State, John Kerry, held on Wednesday [October 23, 2013] a seven-hour meeting with Israeli Prime Minister, Benjamin Netanyahu, in Rome, and urged him to advance peace talks with the Palestinians, especially on core issues. The two also discussed the “Iranian file”. read full story / add a comment
The World Bank Tuesday approved a $10 million grant that will scale up a current Cash Transfer Project and benefit 5,000 Palestinian households living in extreme poverty in the Palestinian territories, according to a World Bank press release. read full story / add a comment
A newly-discovered document of the U.S. Central Intelligence Agency revealed Monday by Foreign Policy magazine shows that the U.S. agency had decisive evidence dating back to at least the 1980s that Israel had a stockpile of chemical and biological weapons. read full story / add a comment
Thursday evening [August 15, 2013] Palestinian President, Mahmoud Abbas, welcomed the United Nations Secretary General, Ban Ki-moon, at his presidential headquarters in the central West Bank city of Ramallah. read full story / add a comment
On Monday, Palestinan president Mahmoud Abbas met with Egypt’s interim president Adly Mansour in Cairo. The visit to the country was Abbas’s first since the military overthrow of former president Mohamed Mursi, and it is dedicated to talks about the bilateral Palestinian-Egypt relationship and the renewed negotiations between Israel and Palestine. read full story / add a comment
Argentine President Cristina Fernandez, who is presiding over the UN Security Council this month, criticized on Tuesday [August 6] the veto power of the permanent Security Council members and how this power has been used to prevent the adoption of resolutions related to Palestine and Israel’s occupation. read full story / add a comment
[Thursday July 18 2013] Reuters has reported that U.S. Secretary of State, John Kerry, will be flying back to the United States on Friday without a positive breakthrough in the stalled peace talks between Israel and the Palestinians, and without any plans that would revive these talks. read full story / add a comment
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