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The Palestinian community in Turkey and the Turkish-Palestinian Business Council, in cooperation with Doctors Around the World, sent Saturday 10 physicians and surgeons specialized in rare medical conditions, along with a shipment of medications urgently needed in the besieged Gaza Strip. read full story / add a comment
Palestinian President, Mahmoud Abbas, stated that he is willing to continue to cooperate with the United States and the Obama Administration to achieve a peace agreement with Israel based on the two-state solution. read full story / add a comment
U.S. State Department Spokeswoman, Victoria Nuland, stated that, until peace negotiations between Israel and the Palestinians lead to the establishment of a Palestinian state, the United States will not refer to the Palestinian Authority (P.A.) as the state of Palestine. read full story / add a comment
U.S. Defense Secretary, Chuck Hagel, of the Republican Party, who was named by President Barack Obama Monday, stated that he will grant Israel his utmost support under all circumstances, and slammed several Republican officials who criticized what they called “his attitudes regarding the Middle East, especially Israel and the conflict with the Palestinians”. read full story / add a comment
The United States called for the resumption of the stalled Israeli-Palestinian peace talks without any further delay in order to reach a lasting and a comprehensive peace agreement. read full story / add a comment
Nimir Hammad, Political Advisor to President Mahmoud Abbas, stated that several European Countries are exerting efforts meant at convincing the United States to obtain a serious resolution at the United Nations General Assembly to prevent Israel from continuing its illegal settlement activities. read full story / add a comment
With an overwhelming majority, the United Nations General Assembly voted for the “Palestinian Right To Self Determination”; the vote passed by 179 votes while only seven countries, including Israel and the United States, voted against, and three countries abstained. read full story / add a comment
The United States and the European Union issued statements denouncing Israel’s new plan to build thousands of units in illegal Israeli settlements in and around occupied Jerusalem, and in a number of illegal Israeli settlements in the occupied West Bank. read full story / add a comment
The New Zealand Superannuation Fund, which invests money on behalf of New Zealand’s government, announced on December 12 that it is divesting from Israeli billionaire Lev Leviev’s company Africa Israel and its construction subsidiary Danya Cebus over their construction of Israeli settlements. read full story / add a comment
Palestinian President, Mahmoud Abbas, threatened to head to the International Criminal Court (ICC) should Israel insist on implementing its decision to build more than 3000 homes for Jewish settlers as part of its E1 illegal settlement project in occupied East Jerusalem. read full story / add a comment
A recent report published in the Newsweek by Peter Beinart, who is described as a “Jewish liberal at the American-Jewish community in the United States", also close to the Obama Administration, stated that Barack Obama will not help Netanyahu in overcoming international pressure against his policies with the Palestinians. read full story / add a comment
Israeli daily, Maariv, reported, Tuesday morning, that Israeli Foreign Minister, Avigdor Lieberman, instructed Israeli ambassadors in five European countries to sponsor ads in major newspapers attacking the Palestinian president, Mahmoud Abbas, and describing him as an obstacle to peace. read full story / add a comment
On 10 December, 2012, on the occasion of Human Rights Day, PCHR is launching its ' Palestine to the ICC' campaign. read full story / add a comment
Foreign Ministers of the European Union issued a statement, after holding a meeting in Brussels Monday, denouncing the Israeli E1 illegal settlement project that will lead to the total isolation of the West Bank from occupied East Jerusalem. They said that the Israeli settlement project will also isolate the northern parts of the West Bank from the southern parts. read full story / add a comment
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