Articles tagged with: palestine

Asharq Al-Awsat
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on : Wednesday, 21 Jan, 2015

Palestinian attacker stabs passengers on Tel Aviv bus

Jerusalem, AP—A Palestinian man stabbed nine people on a bus in central Tel Aviv on Wednesday, wounding four of them seriously before he was chased down, shot and arrested by Israeli police in an attack praised by the Islamic militant Hamas group. The assault, described by police as a "terror attack," was the latest in a spate of attacks in which Palestinians have used knives, acid and vehicles as weapons in recent months, leaving dead and injured. Police identified the assailant as a P...

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Kifah Ziboun
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on : Tuesday, 20 Jan, 2015

Palestinian Authority will defy Israeli sanctions: Saeb Erekat

Ramallah, Asharq Al-Awsat—Tel Aviv’s decision to withhold funds from the Palestinian Authority (PA) will not prevent it from seeking statehood, a senior Palestinian official told Asharq Al-Awsat, calling on the Israeli government to “shoulder its responsibilities towards the Palestinian people.” Speaking to Asharq Al-Awsat on Monday, chief Palestinian negotiator Saeb Erekat said: “The war Israel is now launching, including withholding Palestinian funds and threatening to push th...

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Asharq Al-Awsat
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on : Friday, 16 Jan, 2015

ICC opens investigation into Israeli-Palestinian conflict

Amsterdam, Reuters—The International Criminal Court (ICC) opened an inquiry into possible war crimes in the Palestinian territories, thrusting it into one of the world's ...

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Kifah Ziboun
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on : Thursday, 8 Jan, 2015

Palestinians preparing ICC cases against Israel: chief negotiator

Ramallah, Asharq Al-Awsat—The Palestinian Authority (PA) will present cases to the International Criminal Court (ICC) to prosecute Israeli officials after it joins the organi...

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Abdulrahman Al-Rashed
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on : Sunday, 4 Jan, 2015

Opinion: Israel’s ICC Embarrassment

Rejection of the Palestinian statehood bid went so smoothly that the US didn't even have to resort to its UN Security Council veto. The draft resolution failed to garner the 9 vote...

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Nazir Majli
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on : Friday, 2 Jan, 2015

Palestinians file Israeli war crime suit with ICC: official

Tel Aviv, Asharq Al-Awsat—The Palestinians filed a request to the Hague-based International Criminal Court (ICC) to investigate what it believes to be Israeli war crime...

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Asharq Al-Awsat
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on : Wednesday, 31 Dec, 2014

Palestinians join International Criminal Court

Ramallah, AP—Stung by a resounding defeat in the UN Security Council, the Palestinians announced Wednesday that they joined the International Criminal Court to pursue war...

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Asharq Al-Awsat
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on : Wednesday, 31 Dec, 2014

Palestinians plan next steps after failed UN bid

Ramallah, AP—The Palestinian leadership is meeting Wednesday to plan its next steps after a resolution to end Israel's occupation was rejected by the UN Security Council, and...

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Asharq Al-Awsat
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on : Tuesday, 30 Dec, 2014

Arabs endorse Palestinian UN draft urging end of Israel occupation

United Nations and Ramallah, Reuters—Arab UN delegations on Monday endorsed a Palestinian proposal to forge a peace deal with Israel within a year and end Israeli occupation ...

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Kifah Ziboun
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on : Tuesday, 23 Dec, 2014

Palestinian UN statehood resolution to be amended: sources

Ramallah, Asharq Al-Awsat—The Palestinian leadership has agreed to make amendments to the statehood resolution it submitted to the UN Security Council on Wednesday before...

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