Hamas Chief confirms Saudi-backed US plan proposing Abu Dis as future Palestinian capital

Head of the Palestinian Hamas movement Tuesday stressed that the US is working on a peace plan proposing to Palestinian leaders the village of Abu Dis, close to Eastern Jerusalem, as the future capital of Palestine. Ismail Haniyeh revealed the Read more

Palestine: Jordan Discusses Al-Aqsa Situation with EU

Jordan, in its capacity as the custodian of the Al-Aqsa mosque, has sent its Foreign Minister Ayman Safadi to Brussels to meet with European Union’s Foreign Policy Chief Federica Moghreini. State-run Jordanian Petra News Agency reported that Safadi “warned against Read more

Jordan: We Will Defend Al-Aqsa, Jordan King Tells Israel

King Abdullah II of Jordan expressed his dismay at the recent clashes between Palestinians and Israeli forces at the Al-Aqsa mosque compound, accusing the Jewish State of trying to impose a new reality. In an interview with Jordanian newspaper al-Dustar, Read more

Palestine: Abbas warns of intifada as Hollande eyes negotiations

Palestinian president Mahmoud Abbas met with his French counterpart, François Hollande, in Paris to discuss the Israeli-Palestinian conflict and the tension surrounding the Al-Aqsa mosque ahead of the U.N General Assembly during which France hopes to create an international contact Read more