Israel begins bulldozing villagers’ homes in West Bank

The Israeli army has begun bulldozing some villagers’ homes in the occupied West Bank. One family’s house has already been demolished – and the same is expected to happen to more than 30 other buildings. The Israeli government says they have to go because they were built without a permit. Al Jazeera’s Nida Ibrahim reports. … Read more Israel begins bulldozing villagers’ homes in West Bank

Israel-Palestine: Breakdown in cooperation over COVID, putting lives at risk – Security Council

UN Special Coordinator for the Middle East Peace Process Nickolay Mladenov said the unfolding dynamics of the Israeli- Palestinian conflict have “further exposed the unsustainability of the occupation and the need to update agreements that define the relationship between the two sides in the interest of peace.” Briefing a virtual meeting of the Security Council … Read more Israel-Palestine: Breakdown in cooperation over COVID, putting lives at risk – Security Council

Will West Bank annexation trigger turmoil? | Inside Story

The West Bank and East Jerusalem are at the heart of any future Palestinian state. But, occupied by Israeli forces since 1967 and now threatened by annexation, Palestinian dreams of their own homeland look increasingly impossible. Israel’s Prime Minister wants to declare sovereignty over illegal settlements, both in the west bank and the Jordan valley. … Read more Will West Bank annexation trigger turmoil? | Inside Story

Angela Davis: ‘Racism is embedded in the fabric of this country’ | The Bottom Line

Activist and scholar Angela Davis knows a thing or two about standing up to the establishment. In the 1970s, she was a household name around the world, as she became the third woman in US history to make the “Most Wanted” list and was sent to jail for more than a year for her connections … Read more Angela Davis: ‘Racism is embedded in the fabric of this country’ | The Bottom Line

UN, Arab League call on Israel to drop annexation plans

A plan by Israel to annex parts of the occupied West Bank has been condemned by the United Nations secretary-general as “a most serious violation of international law”. Antonio Guterres’s call was echoed by other leaders and foreign ministers addressing the virtual meeting, warning that Israel’s unilateral action could trigger a major escalation in tensions … Read more UN, Arab League call on Israel to drop annexation plans

UN chief slams Israel’s West Bank annexation plan

A watershed moment that will cause the most serious violation of international law. That is how UN Secretary-General Antonio Guterres has described Israel’s plans to annex parts of the occupied West Bank. Members of the UN Security Council and the Arab League have been meeting to discuss Israel’s move – which could be put in … Read more UN chief slams Israel’s West Bank annexation plan

France on behalf of the EU members of the Security Council, UK and Norway, on Israel & Palestine

Virtual stakeout by Nicolas de Rivière, Security Council President for the month of June and Permanent Representative of France to the United Nations, on behalf of the current and incoming EU Members of the UN Security Council (Belgium, Estonia, Germany, France and Ireland), and the United Kingdom and Norway on the situation in the Middle … Read more France on behalf of the EU members of the Security Council, UK and Norway, on Israel & Palestine

“I urge Israeli and Palestinian leaders to commit to meaningful dialogue” – UN Chief

Remarks by António Guterres, Secretary-General of the United Nations on the situation in the Middle East, including the Palestinian question, during the Security Council Open VTC. “I address you today with a deep sense of concern over the evolving situation in Israel and Palestine. We are at a watershed moment. Israel’s threat to annex parts … Read more “I urge Israeli and Palestinian leaders to commit to meaningful dialogue” – UN Chief

TRUMP, ISRAEL & PALESTINE | Why is the “DEAL OF THE CENTURY” A FAILURE? – VisualPolitik EN

For decades, Israelis and Palestinians have accumulated more than enough reasons for… “fighting.” And now we have to add a new one. The so-called “Deal of the Century”. The Trump Administration’s plan to supposedly achieve peace between Israel and Palestine, and we say supposedly because everything indicates that for now, what Trump is doing is … Read more TRUMP, ISRAEL & PALESTINE | Why is the “DEAL OF THE CENTURY” A FAILURE? – VisualPolitik EN

Palestinians from occupied West Bank stranded abroad

Thousands of Palestinians who have been stranded abroad because of the pandemic are asking to return home. The Palestinian Foreign Ministry says it is working to help some of them, but the only border crossing to the illegally occupied West Bank has been closed since March because of restrictions. Al Jazeera’s Nida Ibrahim reports. – … Read more Palestinians from occupied West Bank stranded abroad

‘American Road’ to cut off West Bank from East Jerusalem

Construction is under way on a controversial road through occupied East Jerusalem. Palestinian activists say the so-called “American Road” is part of a wide-ranging plan to cut the eastern half of the city off from the occupied West Bank. Al Jazeera’s Harry Fawcett reports. – Subscribe to our channel: http://aje.io/AJSubscribe – Follow us on Twitter: … Read more ‘American Road’ to cut off West Bank from East Jerusalem

Chinese medical team on week-long visit to Palestine

A team of Chinese medical experts is on a week-long visit to Palestine, to help with the country’s response to the COVID-19. Subscribe to us on YouTube: https://goo.gl/lP12gA Download our APP on Apple Store (iOS): https://itunes.apple.com/us/app/cctvnews-app/id922456579?l=zh&ls=1&mt=8 Download our APP on Google Play (Android): https://play.google.com/store/apps/details?id=com.imib.cctv Follow us on: Website: https://www.cgtn.com/ Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/ChinaGlobalTVNetwork/ Twitter: https://twitter.com/CGTNOfficial Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/cgtn/?hl=zh-cn … Read more Chinese medical team on week-long visit to Palestine

Israeli settler sentencing for arson ‘won’t bring my family back’

An Israeli settler convicted of murdering 18-month-old Ali Dawabsheh and his parents in a firebomb attack in 2015 is due to be sentenced on Tuesday. The only survivor of the attack was Ahmed Dawabsheh, a young boy who was four years old at the time, and is still receiving treatment for his burns. Al Jazeera’s … Read more Israeli settler sentencing for arson ‘won’t bring my family back’

Norway FM speaks to Al Jazeera about Israel-Palestine conflict

But now Norwegian politicians say the prospect of any peace deal is bleak, as Israel pushes ahead with plans to annex parts of the Occupied West Bank. Norway’s Foreign Minister has been speaking to Al Jazeera’s James Bays. – Subscribe to our channel: http://aje.io/AJSubscribe – Follow us on Twitter: https://twitter.com/AJEnglish – Find us on Facebook: … Read more Norway FM speaks to Al Jazeera about Israel-Palestine conflict