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[Saturday September 28, 2013] The Republic of Haiti and the State of Grenada has officially recognized Palestine as a state, and expressed significant interest is strengthening the relations with the occupied State of Palestine. read full story / add a comment
In his first speech as the President of Palestine at the United Nations General Assembly, President Mahmoud Abbas said that the time for peace has come, and that the International community must pressure Israel to end its violations, and illegal settlement activities. 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
NEW YORK, September 24, 2013 (WAFA) – President Mahmoud Abbas urged leaders of the American Jewish community to support efforts to bring peace to the Middle East. read full story / add a comment
Over 500 academics, including researchers from 13 European Union member states, have today written to the EU’s head of Foreign Policy, urging the EU not to water down its new guidelines preventing EU funding from being awarded to Israeli projects and entities in the Occupied Palestinian Territory, including East Jerusalem . read full story / add a comment
The Palestinian News & Info Agency (WAFA) has reported that on Sunday evening [September 9 2013] Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas met U.S Secretary of State John Kerry in London, and they discussed the political process and the situation in the region. read full story / add a comment
After pro-Palestinian groups at several schools within the University of California system were accused of 'anti-Semitism', the U.S. Department of Education launched an investigation. This week, they released the findings of their months-long investigation, announcing that the accusations of anti-Semitism were without merit, and that the accusations may have been attempts to stifle free speech on campus. read full story / add a comment
The French Foreign Ministry has reported that Foreign Minister, Laurent Fabius, will be visiting the Israel and the Palestinian territories to encourage the recently resumes peace talks between Ramallah and Tel Aviv. read full story / add a comment
In a letter comparing the state of Israel to South Africa under apartheid, long-time rock musician Roger Waters of Pink Floyd called on his fellow musicians and artists to join him in boycotting Israel to try to pressure the country to end its discriminatory practices against Palestinians. read full story / add a comment
Israel and Palestinian officials held a meeting, last week, in the Hungarian capital, Budapest, and discussed the efforts to ensure the continuation of the recently resumed direct peace talks, mediated by the United States. read full story / add a comment
[Thursday August 15, 2013] The Japanese Foreign Ministry issued a statement strongly denouncing the latest Israeli decision to build 1200 units for Jewish settlers in the occupied West Bank, including occupied East Jerusalem. read full story / add a comment
Commenting to the Israeli decision to build hundreds of units in illegal Israeli settlements in the occupied West Bank, U.S. Secretary of State, John Kerry, said Israel “only announced bids”, and that he does not believe this announcement would harm political talks between Israel and the Palestinians. read full story / add a comment
The European Union and White House issued separate statements denouncing the new Israeli plan, declared Sunday, when Israel approved hundreds of units for Israeli settlers in occupied East Jerusalem, and the occupied West Bank. read full story / add a comment
On August 8, seventeen young Palestinian musicians put Palestine on the ‘map’ of one of the world’s most prestigious international music festivals, the BBC Proms. Aged twelve to twenty-three years, they are members of the Palestinian Strings, a brainchild of the Edward Said National Conservatory of Music, Palestine’s preeminent music institution. read full story / add a comment
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