Search Results for : riyad al-maliki

15 Apr
8:23

Al-Maliki: “We Are Ongoing With Preparations To Head To Security Council”

Palestinian Foreign Minister Riyad al-Maliki, stated Thursday that the Palestinian leadership is conducting all needed preparations to send Israel’s settlements file to the United Nations Security Council. His statements came after Israeli media agencies claimed that the Palestinian leadership intends to retract it decision to submit a proposal to the […]

09 Jun
2:55

Al-Maliki: “Files Of Settlements, Gaza, To Be Submitted To ICC On June 25”

Palestinian Foreign Minister Riyad al-Maliki, stated that the files of Israel’s illegal settlement activities in the occupied West Bank and Jerusalem, and the repeated Israeli aggression on the besieged coastal Gaza Strip, will be submitted to the International Criminal Court (ICC) on June 25.Al-Maliki said that all preparations for submitting […]

23 Jun
7:35

Al-Maliki Calls For International Intervention

Palestinian Minister of Foreign Affairs Riyad al-Maliki asserted, this Saturday, that Israeli actions in the ongoing West Bank arrest campaign amount to war crimes. According to the Alternative Information Center in Beit Sahour, the FM condemned the silence of the international community over the ongoing Israeli aggression and crimes against […]

11 Mar
5:31

Foreign Ministry: UN Agency Not Affected by US Aid Cut

Palestinian Foreign Minister Riyad al-Maliki has says that the U.S. decision to stop financial aid, to a UN agency which supports Palestinian refugees, has not affected its works. “Thanks to the contributions of many countries led by Turkey, UNRWA [United Nations Relief and Works Agency ] continues its services,” al-Maliki […]

17 Jan
8:42

Palestine Launches Bid for Full UN Membership

Palestine will launch a bid to become a full member of the United Nations, Palestinian Foreign Minister Riyad al-Maliki said on Tuesday. The bid will go ahead despite the United States having said it will veto Palestine’s membership plans. “We know that we are going to face a US veto but that won’t […]

08 Dec
10:41

ICJ to Consider Palestinian Lawsuit against United States

The International Court of Justice (ICJ) announced, this week, that it will consider a lawsuit filed by Palestinian officials, over the United States administration’s violation of international law, in moving its embassy to occupied Jerusalem. A statement from the court, based in the Dutch city of The Hague, said it […]

11 Oct
3:41

P.A. Mission in Washington Officially Shuts Down

The Palestinian Representative Office at the United States in Washington D.C. has officially shut down, Wednesday, after the deadline by the Trump Administration for closing it went into effect at 4:30 PM. Dozens of Palestinians and peace activists stood in front of the Palestinian Mission’s office in protest of the […]

25 Sep
5:05

Irish FM says Country May Recognize Palestinian State if Talks Keep Failing

Ireland may recognize Palestine as an official state, if talks over a two-state solution with Israel keep failing, the Irish foreign minister said, Saturday. FM Simon Coveney made the remarks during a joint press conference in Dublin, with visiting Palestinian Foreign Minister Riyad al-Maliki, who was accompanying President Mahmoud Abbas. […]

24 Sep
6:51

Abbas Arrives In New York For General Assembly Meeting

Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas arrived Sunday to New York, in the United States, to participate in the 71st Session of the United Nations General Assembly, amidst calls from pro-Israel lobbying organizations that the U.S. should deny Abbas entry into the US. President Abbas will be delivering a speech this coming […]

06 Sep
9:43

Palestine To Open Embassy In Paraguay

Palestinian Foreign Minister Riyad al-Maliki has reported that President Mahmoud Abbas has instructed the ministry to immediately inaugurate the Palestinian Embassy in the capital of Paraguay, AsunciĂłn. Al-Maliki said that President Abbas issued a statement of gratitude to Paraguay after it rescinded its previous decision of opening its Embassy in […]

16 Jan
10:45

Palestine to Apply for Full Membership at UN

Palestinian Foreign Minister Dr. Riyad al-Maliki said, on Tuesday, that the Palestinian mission to the United Nations will soon submit a request for full membership of the state of Palestine at the United Nations. Maliki announced, in a press statement, today, that the request for full membership will be presented […]

UN vote
22 Dec
6:04

Despite US Threats, UN Votes Overwhelmingly to Challenge US Claim on Jerusalem

The United Nations General Assembly voted 128 to 9 on Thursday to denounce the U.S. President’s December 6th claim that Jerusalem is the capital of Israel, despite explicit US threats against those nations by both Donald Trump and the US Ambassador to the United Nations. The US vowed to cut […]

24 Mar
11:44

UNHRC Adopts Four Anti-occupation Resolutions

The UN Human Rights Council (UNHRC) adopted, during its 34th session held on Friday in Geneva, four pro-Palestinian and anti-occupation resolutions. Palestinian Foreign Minister Riyad al-Maliki said that the four adopted resolutions are entitled “Israeli settlements in the Occupied Palestinian Territory, including East Jerusalem, The Palestinian people’s right to self-determination, […]

18 Oct
6:27

Mexico Seeks to Withdraw UNESCO Vote, New Session Refused

The United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization (UNESCO) announced that it will not hold the new vote on the Jewishness of the Al-Aqsa mosque compound, proclaimed Israeli “Temple Mount”, despite Mexico changing its stance. Mexico, who voted Thursday in favor of the resolution that denies Israeli ties to the […]

15 Oct
5:38

Palestinian FM Refutes UNESCO Director-General’s Comments

Palestinian Foreign Minister, Dr. Riyad al-Maliki, has reportedly refuted UNESCO Director-General’s comments on the last resolution adopted by  the Executive Board of the organization, with regard to the state of affairs in Jerusalem. In a press statement sent by the Ministry of Foreign affairs Dr. al-Maliki stated, today, according to the […]

22 Sep
10:46

Greece, Cyprus Assert Support for Palestinian State

Greece and Cyprus affirmed, Wednesday, their support for the creation of an independent Palestinian state on the 1967 borders, with East Jerusalem as its capital. A joint communique, issued following a meeting for foreign ministers of the three countries, and held in New York on the sidelines of the United […]

30 Jun
4:19

Two Palestinian Women Confirmed Dead, Seven Palestinians Injured, In Istanbul Terrorist Bombing

The Palestinian Foreign Ministry has reported, Thursday, that two Palestinian women have been killed, and seven others Palestinians have been wounded, in the terrorist attack that targeted Ataturk Airport in Istanbul Turkey, leading to the death of 42 persons. The ministry said that Sondos Abdul-Halim Basha, from the northern West […]

23 Jun
9:19

UN Secretary General to Arrive in Gaza Next Week

The Minister of Foreign Affairs for the Palestinian Authority, Riyad al-Maliki, announced that the Secretary General of the UN, Ban Ki moon, and the Egyptian Minister of Foreign Affairs, Sameh Shokri, will visit  Palestine at the end of June. “We will talk with Shokri about the role of the ministerial […]

15 Mar
12:55

Palestine Becomes A Full Member Of ‘The Court Of Arbitration’

On Monday, Palestine was awarded a full membership in the Permanent Court of Arbitration, after 57 countries votes in favor, 24 abstained and zero voted against.The Palestinian application was filed to Holland on January 29, 2015, officially requesting membership with the International Court of Arbitration, but the United States led […]

13 Mar
10:41

Israel Denies Indonesian FM West Bank Entry

Israeli authorities denied entrance, to the occupied West Bank, to an Indonesian delegation headed by Foreign Minister Retno Marsudi, on Sunday morning.The Palestinian Ministry of Foreign Affairs said, in a statement, that Marsudi was scheduled to visit the occupied Palestinian territory and meet with Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas and Foreign […]

04 Aug
5:10

PA Report on Settler Violence Submitted to ICC

The Palestinian Authority filed a report on settler violence with the International Criminal Court on Monday, following an arson attack in the West Bank last week that killed an 18-month-old Palestinian toddler.Foreign Minister Riyad al-Maliki told Ma’an News Agency that the file was handed over to the ICC’s chief prosecutor […]

29 Jul
9:01

ICC Postpones Visit to Palestine

A Palestinian diplomat on Monday announced that a planned visit to Palestine later this month by a delegation from The Hague-based International Criminal Court (ICC) would be postponed.“The ICC has informed the Palestinian government of the postponement of the delegation’s visit – initially slated for the end of July – […]

27 Jun
10:08

Obama “Hamstrung” by Israeli Lobby on Palestinian ICC Bid

The US opposition to the bid by the Palestinian Authority to bring Israel to the International Criminal Court for war crimes in Gaza is the result of pressure from the Israeli lobby, says an investigative journalist.“AIPAC (The American Israel Public Affairs Committee) clearly has total control of the US Congress […]

12 Jun
1:57

ICC to Begin Investigation on Israeli Crimes in Gaza

The Hague-based International Criminal Court will send inspectors to arrive in Israel on June 27, as part of probe into suspected “war crimes” during last summer’s war in Gaza, Haaretz website reported Wednesday.The move, according to the PNN, comes two days after Palestine’s Foreign Minister, Riyad al-Maliki said that the […]

24 May
7:54

Venezuela to Boost Palestine to Full Embassy Status

The announcement comes after raft of new agreements between Caracas and Ramallah.Venezuela will boost its diplomatic representation in Palestine to full embassy status, according to the Venezuelan minister for foreign affairs. ‘Following instructions from President NicolĂĄs Maduro, we will raise our representation in the heroic Palestinian states to embassy level,’ […]

19 May
3:35

PA Demands Fixed Date for ICC Lawsuit Submission

The Palestinian foreign minister, Riyad Al-Maliki, said on Monday that he asked the International Criminal Court (ICC) to set a date for submitting the case files pertaining to the settlements and war crimes lawsuits against Israel to the court.’I filed a request two days ago to the ICC to set […]

29 Mar
4:51

Egypt Summit: Abbas Says Relationship with Israel Must Change

President Mahmoud Abbas said, at an Egyptian-hosted Arab summit on Saturday, that the Palestinian relationship with Israel cannot continue as it has in recent years.Speaking at the 26th Arab summit, which convened in the Egyptian town of Sharm el-Sheikh on Friday, Abbas said that Israel had taken over the Palestinian […]

23 Dec
4:21

PA Rejects US Proposal to Delay Statehood Bid

Palestinian foreign minister Dr. Riyad al-Maliki says that Palestinian leadership has rejected US Secretary of State John Kerry’s proposal of bumping the Palestinian resolution bid for statehood post Israeli elections.The Palestinian News Network (PNN) reports that, according to Dr. Maliki, Kerry tried to convince Palestinian leaders, during talks last week, […]

13 Dec
4:58

Portugal’s Parliament Calls for Palestinian Recognition

The Portuguese parliament adopted, on Friday, a recommendation calling on the government to recognize the Palestinian state, drawing votes from the majority and opposition.The motion, AFP reports, was filed jointly by the ruling center-right majority and the opposition Socialist party, proposing recognition ‘in coordination with the European Union, the state […]

12 Oct
1:09

Palestinian Team Heads to Cairo for Donor Conference

A delegation of Palestinian officials left the West Bank for Jordan, en route to Cairo, early Saturday, to participate in the previously scheduled international donor conference for the Gaza Strip. Additionally, US Secretary of State John Kerry is to call for a revival of the collapsed Israeli-Palestinian peace process, when […]

06 Aug
12:37

Palestinian Negotiators Meet in Cairo, Al Maliki Meets ICC Reps at the Hague

Three remaining members of a Palestinian delegation attempting to negotiate a longer truce between combatants in Gaza entered Egypt through Rafah crossing, on Tuesday, according to MENA state news.Ma’an News Agency has reported that a joint Palestinian negotiating team representing the Palestinian Authority, Hamas and Islamic Jihad has been in […]

44157
24 Jun
1:13

Palestine Today 06 23 2014

June 24, 2014 1:13 AM IMEMC & Agencies Audio report, Palestine 0

Click on Link to download or play MP3 file || 3 m 49s || 3.49 MB || Welcome to Palestine Today, a service of the International Middle East Media Center, www.imemc.org, for Monday June 23rd, 2014. At least 37 kidnaped as Israeli troops continue their attacks military campaign in the […]

13 Jun
1:39

Palestine to Join More International Organizations

As violence escalates in the region and shops close across the West Bank and Jerusalem in solidarity with an ever growing number of hunger striking Paletinian detainees, a ministerial committee has been scheduled to convene by the end of June, in Ramallah, to study submitting letters of accession by Palestine […]

08 Jun
11:29

Foreign Ministry Recalls AU Rep for Offensive Stance on Jerusalem

The Ministry of Foreign Affairs has recalled the Representative of Australia to Palestine, Thomas Wilson, on Sunday, in protest against remarks made by Attorney-General of Australia, George Brandis, in which he publicly called for disregarding East Jerusalem as an occupied territory.WAFA reports that, during a press conference in Ramallah, Minister […]

29 May
2:18

Abbas to Announce New Palestinian Government

Hamas and Fatah movements are nearing an agreement over the members of the government to be announced by President Mahmoud Abbas, on Thursday, in Ramallah. Nevertheless, senior Fatah officials claim negotiations over the names of the 15 personalities to make up the new government have not concluded yet. 28 May […]

14 Oct
1:17

Refugees Drown As Ship Came Under Libyan Fire

The Action Group for Palestinians of Syria has reported that a ship carrying hundreds of Palestinian and Syrian refugees who fled from Syria drowned in the Mediterranean close to Libyan shores after coming under fire from Libyan side on Friday.The Palestinian Foreign Ministry said that it is following the developments […]

27 Aug
5:25

Clashes Take Place In Different Parts Of West Bank

August 27, 2013 5:25 AM Saed Bannoura Israeli attacks, News Report, West Bank 0

Clashes took place in different parts of the occupied West Bank Monday [August 26, 2013] after Israeli soldiers invaded the Qalandia refugee camp earlier at dawn, north of Jerusalem, shot and killed three Palestinians, and injured dozens of residents, including at least 15 who were shot by live ammunition.Clashes took […]

03 Oct
7:07

Ashton: We Won’t Stop Financial Aid To Palestinians’

European Foreign Policy chief, Catherine Ashton, informed Palestinian President, Mahmoud Abbas, that the European Union (EU) will not freeze its funding to the Palestinian Authority and the Palestinian people, following the Palestinian application for full UN membership on September 23, European sources reported earlier on Monday.“Ashton informed Abbas that all […]

37981
30 Sep
5:11

Palestine Today 09 29 2011

September 30, 2011 5:11 AM IMEMC News Audio report, Palestine 0

Click on Link to download or play MP3 file || 3 m 53s || 3.55 MB || Welcome to Palestine Today, a service of the International Middle East Media Center, www.imemc.org, for Thursday September 29, 2011 Israeli authorities confiscate more land as the UN Security council discusses the Palestinian bid, […]

30 Sep
2:45

UN New Members Panel to meet Friday

The president of the United Nations Security Council, Lebanon’s ambassador to the UN, Nawaf Salam, declared that the panel specializing in the bids of new members for inclusion in the United Nations will hold a meeting at the UN Security Council headquarters in New York on Friday, one week after […]

16 Sep
10:16

Clinton: Two-state Solution route through Jerusalem-Ramallah, not New York

September 16, 2011 10:16 PM IMEMC News International, News Report, Peace process 0

US Secretary of State, Hillary Clinton, stated Thursday that Palestinians should void their bid for statehood at the United Nations, claiming that “The two-state solution route is through Jerusalem and Ramallah, not New York,” Qatar-based Al-jazeera Channel reported late on Thursday. Clinton said in a press conference during a visit […]

28 Aug
11:12

124 Out Of 193 Countries Recognize Palestinian Independence

A total of 124 countries, out of 193 UN member countries, have officially declared recognition of Palestine, and the Palestinian UN move this September, to seek recognition of statehood and a full UN membership.Nine of the 124 countries are among the top ten most populated countries in the World, the […]

13 Jul
8:08

PA: US Responsible For Israel’s Racist Policies

The Palestinian Authority has slammed the role of the US in Middle East talks in a statement on Monday. In a press release following a PA meeting to discuss the Middle East Quartet meeting, Palestinian leaders laid the blame for Israeli policies on US Barrack Obama administration’s door. The statement […]

09 Nov
9:51

Maliki Holds Israel Responsible For Obstruction Of Talks

Palestinian Foreign Minister, Riyad al-Maliki, stated during his Monday meeting in Ramallah with his Slovenian counterpart, Samuel Zbogar, that Israel is responsible for the obstruction of peace talks, especially due to its illegal settlement activities and ongoing violations in occupied East Jerusalem.Al-Maliki also stated that settlers are ongoing with their […]

29 Apr
5:54

The Palestinian Authority in Ramallah to implement an electricity supply project in Gaza

April 29, 2008 5:54 PM IMEMC & Agencies Miscellaneous, News Report, Ramallah 0

Palestinian information minister and spokesman of the Ramallah-based government , Riyad al-Maliki, said yesterday that his government has agreed with Egypt to connecting the Gaza Strip’s electricity lines with Egyptian ones, within a grand project. Almaliki, who was speaking during a press conference in Ramallah, was quoted as saying that […]

29 Apr
5:54

La Autoridad Palestina en Ramala,a poner en marcha un proyecto de suministro de electricidad en Gaza

April 29, 2008 5:54 PM IMEMC & Agencies News Report 0

El Ministro de información palestino y portavoz del gobierno con base en Ramala, Riyad al-Maliki, dijo ayer que su gobierno había acordado con Egipto conectar los cables eléctricos de la Franja de Gaza con las egipcias, dentro de un gran proyecto. Almaliki, que habló en una conferencia de prensa en […]

48791
04 Jul
1:42

This Week in Palestine Week 27 2015

July 4, 2015 1:42 AM IMEMC & Agencies Audio report, Palestine 0

Audio Link After Text Welcome to this Week in Palestine, a service of the International Middle East Media Center, www.imemc.org, for June 27th, to the July 3rd, 2015. This week the United Church of Christ join the boycott movement against Israel, meanwhile Israeli attacks targeting Palestinians leave one youth killed […]

24 Apr
4:48

Israel Denies Entry Visas To SA Education Minister, Leftist Leader, And Officials

The South African Communist Party (SACP) issued a statement strongly condemning the Israeli decision to deny entry visas to South Africa’s Minister of Higher Education and Training, South African Communist Party Secretary General, Cde Blade Nzmande, along with his team of officials.“The South African Communist Party (SACP) is appalled by, […]

31 Mar
6:29

Erekat: “Palestine To Be Declared ICC Member Wednesday”

Chief Palestinian Negotiator, Dr. Saeb Erekat stated that Palestine would be announced, Wednesday, an official member of the International Criminal Court (ICC) in The Hague, adding that the Palestinian Authority has concluded all technical and legal preparations.Erekat said the move would enable Palestine to become a member of 523 international […]

02 Jan
11:54

Kerry Starts Tenth Middle East Tour

January 2, 2014 11:54 AM Saed Bannoura Israeli Settlement, News Report, Palestine 0

Amidst ongoing Israeli violations, invasions and assaults, as well as ongoing illegal settlement construction activities, U.S. Secretary of State John Jerry is to start his tenth tour in Tel Aviv and Ramallah, in an attempt to move direct peace talks forward.Kerry will be holding several meetings with Israeli Prime Minister, […]

29 Sep
11:22

Haiti, Grenada, Recognize Palestine As A State

[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.Palestinian Foreign Minister, Riyadh Al-Maliky, stated that the official recognitions came during official signing ceremonies between Palestine […]

04 Aug
7:48

Erekat: “P.A. Will Not Accept Transitional Solutions”

August 4, 2013 7:48 AM Saed Bannoura News Report, Palestine, Peace process 0

Chief Palestinian Negotiator, Dr. Saeb Erekat, stated Saturday [August 3, 2013] that the Palestinian Authority (P.A.) will not accept transitional solutions to the conflict, and is acting on negotiating on all final status issues. The official added that the files of Jerusalem, the Refugees, Settlements and Water are high priorities […]

10 Dec
8:51

Arab Countries To Grant P.A. $100 Million A Month

December 10, 2012 8:51 AM Saed Bannoura Arab World, Diplomacy, News Report 0

The Arab Follow-up Committee decided, during its meeting Sunday in Doha – Qatar, to immediately implement a decision that was made during the Baghdad Summit late in March this year, by immediately starting the transfer of $100.000.000 to the Palestinian Authority every month.Palestinian Foreign Minister, Riyadh Al-Maliki, stated that the […]

20 Sep
4:53

P.A To Reopen Embassy In Kuwait

September 20, 2012 4:53 AM Saed Bannoura Arab World, News Report, Palestinian Politics 0

Palestinian Foreign Minister, Riyadh Al-Maliki, stated Wednesday that the Palestinians embassy will be reopening its office in Kuwait for the first time since 22 years, and that the new ambassador will be submitting his papers to the Kuwaiti government next month.Al-Maliki said that Rami Tahboub was assigned as the new […]

13 Sep
3:09

Ashton Urges Resumption Of Peace Talks

September 13, 2011 3:09 PM Saed Bannoura International, News Report, Peace process 0

European Union Foreign Policy chief, Catherine Ashton, held a meeting on Tuesday in Cairo with Palestinian President, Mahmoud Abbas, and called for the resumption of peace talks between Israel and the Palestinians, instead of the Palestinian plan to head to the United NationsPalestinian Foreign Minister, Riyadh al-Maliki, stated that the […]

10 Jun
6:38

Palestina Oggi 060908

June 10, 2008 6:38 AM IMEMC & Agencies Audio report, Palestine 0

Click on Link below to download or play MP3 file || Time 05m 08s || File 4.70 MB || Benvenuti a Palestina Oggi, un servizio dell'International Middle East Media Center, www.imemc.org, per Lunedì 9 giugno 2008. I soldati della resistenza palestinesi attaccano le zone israeliane vicino a Gaza, mentre nella […]