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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 ..

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Why has the US dropped the ‘Israeli-occupied’ designation from Golan Heights?

The US administration has stated that it does not refer to the territory of Golan Heights with the designation of ‘Israeli-occupied’ as can be seen in its annual human rights report which had been published earlier this week. The US State Department has however also said that the change in wording will not have any ..

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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 ..

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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 ..

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International Day of Solidarity with Palestinian People observed

The International Day of Solidarity with the Palestinian People is observed by the United Nations every year on November 29 as an opportunity for the international community to refocus its attention on the fact that the question of Palestine remains unresolved and that the Palestinian people have yet to attain their inalienable rights as defined ..

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