Palestinian protesters hurl stones at Israeli troops in West Bank

Palestinian protesters clashed with Israeli troops in the West Bank amid ongoing tension following the announcement of US President Donald Trump’s Mideast peace plan. Dozens of protesters removed a temporary barrier that blocked vehicle access to the village of Deir Nidham, which had been set-up by the Israeli forces. Subscribe to RT! https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCpwvZwUam-URkxB7g4USKpg?sub_confirmation=1 RT LIVE … Read more Palestinian protesters hurl stones at Israeli troops in West Bank

Israeli forces storm al-Aqsa Mosque & clash with worshippers

Israeli security forces stormed East #Jerusalem’s #alAqsa Mosque on Friday, during the early dawn prayer, and clashed with worshippers there. Footage shows Israeli police pushing worshippers who were reportedly praying in the streets near the mosque. The Israeli police reportedly prevented Palestinian activist Nizam Abu al-Ramuz, who was expelled from al-Aqsa mosque for six months, … Read more Israeli forces storm al-Aqsa Mosque & clash with worshippers

The Palestinian family with its own checkpoint – BBC News

How is President Trump’s plan to solve the Israeli Palestinian conflict being received on the ground? The BBC’s Middle East correspondent Tom Bateman went to visit two homes in the occupied West Bank; starting with a Palestinian family whose house is in a fenced off enclave within an Israeli settlement. Israel has said it intends … Read more The Palestinian family with its own checkpoint – BBC News

World Vision aid worker still being held in Israeli prison | 7:30

Three years ago the Australian Government suspended funding to the charity World Vision, over allegations the aid was being funnelled to Palestinian militant group Hamas. Although a government investigation found the allegations were unfounded, the man held responsible is still languishing in an Israeli Prison. Read more here: https://www.abc.net.au/news/2020-02-13/world-vision-aid-worker-still-behind-bars-in-israel/11924658 For more from ABC News, click … Read more World Vision aid worker still being held in Israeli prison | 7:30

Airbnb on UN list of companies tied to illegal Israeli settlements

Palestinians have welcomed a United Nations report on companies with business ties to illegal Israeli settlements in the occupied West Bank. In a statement, the UN said it had identified 112 business entities with reasonable grounds to conclude they have ties with Israeli settlements. Among these was the US-based home-renting company Airbnb. In 2018, Airbnb … Read more Airbnb on UN list of companies tied to illegal Israeli settlements

Abbas blasts Trump’s plan for a ‘Swiss cheese’ Palestinian state in UN speech

Palestinian Authority President Mahmoud Abbas told the UN Security Council to reject Donald Trump’s Middle East peace plan, calling the so-called “win-win” deal a “gift to the Israelis”. Brandishing a large map of Israel and Palestine as laid out by Trump’s January 28 announcement, Abbas called it a “Swiss cheese” deal that would limit Palestinian … Read more Abbas blasts Trump’s plan for a ‘Swiss cheese’ Palestinian state in UN speech

Palestinian president urges world to reject ‘Swiss cheese’ plan

A Middle East plan that will bring neither peace nor stability and leave Palestinians with a fragmented state. That is how Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas described US President Donald Trump’s Middle East plan at the United Nations Security Council. Under the plan, Israel would annex parts of the occupied West Bank. But Palestinians did not … Read more Palestinian president urges world to reject ‘Swiss cheese’ plan

Abbas attends UNSC meeting on Israel-Palestine

UN Security Council holds a briefing in New York City on ‘the situation in the Middle East, including the Palestinian question’ and is expected to focus on the recently released US peace plan for Israel-Palestine. Subscribe to RT! https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCpwvZwUam-URkxB7g4USKpg?sub_confirmation=1 RT LIVE https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=IFAcqaNzNSc Check out http://rt.com Like us on Facebook http://www.facebook.com/RTnews Follow us on VK https://vk.com/rt_international … Read more Abbas attends UNSC meeting on Israel-Palestine

Abbas blasts Trump’s ‘Swiss cheese’ plan for Palestine in UN speech

Palestinian Authority President Mahmoud Abbas on Tuesday told the UN Security Council that the world should reject President Donald Trump’s Middle East plan, which he said would limit Palestinian sovereignty in a “Swiss cheese” deal.  Subscribe to France 24 now: http://f24.my/youtubeEN FRANCE 24 live news stream: all the latest news 24/7 http://f24.my/YTliveEN Visit our website: … Read more Abbas blasts Trump’s ‘Swiss cheese’ plan for Palestine in UN speech

What are the main sticking points in the Israeli-Palestinian peace efforts?

In an address to the U.N. Security Council Tuesday, Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas reiterated his rejection of Donald Trump’s Middle East peace plan. There is profound mistrust between Israel and the Palestinians and key obstacles to peace remain as they have for decades. France 24 takes a look at the main sticking points Subscribe to … Read more What are the main sticking points in the Israeli-Palestinian peace efforts?