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$100 million pledged by the Arab League for Palestinian Authority

The Arab League has pledged a sum of $100m a month for the Palestinian Authority for plugging the gap which has been created due to the blockade of the tax transfers by Israel earlier in the year. It has been confirmed by the governments of various Arab states that they will support the state budget ..

Mohammad Shtayyeh sworn-in as new prime minister of Palestine

Dr. Mohammad Shtayyeh has been sworn-in as the new prime minister of the State of Palestine by President Mahmoud Abbas at his headquarters in the West Bank city of Ramallah. The 18th Palestinian government since the establishment of the Palestinian Authrity in 1995 was sworn in according to a presidential decree issued by Abbas. The ..

Gaza: Rights Groups Condemn Hamas crackdown on Protests

Many human rights organisations and groups have strongly condemned the attacks on protestors by the security forces of Hamas group in the Gaza Strip. People have been protesting against the growing costs of living and taxes for many days under the aegis of a new movement called “We want to live”, which was formed a ..

Mohammad Shtayyeh is the new Palestinian PM

President Mahmoud Abbas of Palestine has appointed Mohammad Shtayyeh as the new Prime Minister as per the official reports. Palestinian News Agency, Wafa reported that Nabil Abu Rudeineh, the spokesperson to the President stated that Mahmoud had received Shtayyeh at his office, and was asked to form a new government. Mohammad Shtayyeh is the member ..

Mohammad Shtayyeh named as new Prime Minister of Palestine

Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas has officially named Dr. Mohammad Shtayyeh as the new Prime Minister of the Palestinian Authority. The announcement comes six weeks after Rami al-Hamdallah tendered his resignation from the post and of his unity government to President Mahmoud Abbas, underscoring the failure of Hamas and Fatah to implement a power-sharing deal. Shtayyeh ..

Palestine takes over Chair of Group of 77 (G-77) for 2019

The State of Palestine has launched the historical phase by presiding Group of 77 (G-77) for 2019 on January 15. Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas succeeded Egyptian President Abdel Fattah al-Sisi with a promise to confront “assaults” on multilateralism and a pledge to seek a peaceful two-state solution of the Israeli-Palestinian conflict. The decision to elect ..

Non-member Observer is correct status of Palestine in United Nations as of December 2018

Palestinian foreign minister Riyad al-Malki has officially declared that Palestine would apply for full state membership at the United Nations in January 2019. To secure full state membership, the Palestinians need support from at least nine out of the UNSC’s 15 member states. Beside this, Mr Al-Malki would also demand the UNSC implementation of Resolution ..

India gives $5million to United Nations Relief and Works Agency for Palestine Refugees

India has pledged $5 million in assistance to the UN agency working for the welfare of Palestinian refugees to help bolster its “severe funding crisis” following US’ cut in its annual aid to United Nations Relief and Works Agency for Palestine Refugees (UNRWA). A total of 20 countries, including India, announced contributions to the 2018 ..