Palestinian president Mahmud Abbas, Hamas leader Ismail Haniyeh meet publicly for first time in five years in Algeria

Palestinian president Mahmud Abbas and Hamas leader Ismail Haniyeh made Tuesday their first public meeting in five years in Algeria on the sidelines of the 60th anniversary of the independence of the North African country. The Algerian top leadership called Read more

Israeli fans can travel to Qatar for FIFA World Cup – Israeli officials

Qatar has allowed Israeli football fans to enter the country for the FIFA World Cup following negotiations between the three parties as both countries have no diplomatic ties, Reuters reports citing Israeli officials. Israel’s Foreign Minister, Yair Lapid, Defense Minister, Read more

EU unveils €60bn economic development plan for Gaza

The European Investment Bank (EIB), a financial arm of the European Union (EU), announced Thursday the provision of €60 billion ($62.58 billion) for economic development in Gaza, Arab News reports. EIB Vice President Gelsomina Vigliotti and EU representative Sven Kuhn Read more

International outcry at Israeli raid on al-Aqsa mosque

Several countries, including Morocco, Saudi Arabia, the UAE, the United States, and international organizations including the United Nations, the Organization of Islamic Cooperation, the Arab League, the European Union and the Gulf Cooperation Council have denounced the raid conducted by Read more

UK mulls plans to outlaw BDS

The United Kingdom, UK, according to former housing secretariat and MP Robert Jenrick would ban Palestinian powerful organization Boycott, Divestment and Sanctions (DBS), reports say. Jenrick, a conservative, revealed the move at the Leadership Dialogue Institute (LDI), described on its Read more