US official: Libyan conflict ‘could spin out of control if the Russians choose escalation’

In an interview with FRANCE 24, David Schenker, the US Assistant Secretary of State for Near Eastern Affairs, discussed the situation in Libya and the involvement of foreign forces like Turkey and Russia in the conflict there. “We think it’s important that the arms embargo be implemented immediately,” he told FRANCE 24. Schenker warned that the Libyan conflict … Read more US official: Libyan conflict ‘could spin out of control if the Russians choose escalation’

Ali Ismael: Egypt’s Musical Maestro | Al Jazeera World

Egypt’s cinema was prolific from the 1940s to the 1960s, a time when the stars of the silver screen captivated a generation of movie-goers. But the films’ soundtracks were just as much a part of the appeal of these Arab cinema classics, and the man behind the vibrant rhythms of more than 350 movies was … Read more Ali Ismael: Egypt’s Musical Maestro | Al Jazeera World

UN envoy says Israel must ‘abandon threats of annexation’

UN Special Coordinator Nickolay Mladenov has urged Israel to drop plans to annex parts of the occupied West Bank, saying it could be a breach of international law. Mladenov called Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas’ decision to end security cooperation with Israel a “desperate cry for help”. He urged Palestinians to come back to the negotiating … Read more UN envoy says Israel must ‘abandon threats of annexation’

Palestine Sunbird: A Stamp of Defiance | Al Jazeera World

Palestinian protest against Israeli occupation has taken many forms in the past seven decades – from all-out Arab-Israeli war, to the Intifadas and the Great March of Return. On a global level, Palestinian leaders continue to lobby for increased international recognition of the State of Palestine. Meanwhile, on a smaller scale, other forms of self-determination … Read more Palestine Sunbird: A Stamp of Defiance | Al Jazeera World

Palestinian President Abbas says accords with Israel, US are void

Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas announced on Tuesday that his administration considers all agreements signed with Israel and the United States null and void, after Israel declared it would annex parts of the occupied West Bank, according to local media reports. Palestinian news agency Wafa reported that Abbas made the announcement during an emergency meeting held … Read more Palestinian President Abbas says accords with Israel, US are void

Palestinian President Abbas declares end to accords with U.S. and Israel

Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas declared an end to all agreements with Israel and the U.S. on Tuesday. The decision came in response to recent calls to annex parts of the West Bank by the newly sworn-in Israeli government, a plan supported by the U.S.. Subscribe to us on YouTube: https://goo.gl/lP12gA Download our APP on Apple … Read more Palestinian President Abbas declares end to accords with U.S. and Israel

Israel court convicts settler of Palestinian arson murders

Amiram Ben-Uliel, 25, from the West Bank settlement of Shilo, was also found guilty of two counts each of attempted murder and arson, along with conspiracy to commit a hate crime, a court statement said. FRANCE 24’s Iris Makler tells us more. Subscribe to France 24 now: http://f24.my/youtubeEN FRANCE 24 live news stream: all the … Read more Israel court convicts settler of Palestinian arson murders

Israel arson attack: settler found guilty of murdering Palestinian family

An Israeli court on Monday convicted a Jewish settler on three counts of murder over a 2015 arson attack that killed a Palestinian toddler and his parents. Story by Monte Francis. 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: http://www.france24.com Subscribe to our … Read more Israel arson attack: settler found guilty of murdering Palestinian family

Jewish settler convicted in arson attack that killed Palestinians

An Israeli court has convicted a Jewish settler guilty of racially motivated murder in a 2015 arson attack that killed a Palestinian couple and their baby in the occupied West Bank. The man firebombed the home belonging to the Dawabsheh family in the West Bank village of Duma. Al Jazeera’s Harry Fawcett has more from … Read more Jewish settler convicted in arson attack that killed Palestinians

The Global Guardians A quarantine hotel in Jerusalem

Despite facing a COVID-19 outbreak in Jerusalem, Palestinians and Israelis have not been able, once more, to put their differences aside. The Jewish population is being treated and quarantining on the Western side of the city, whereas the Palestinians are doing the same in the Arab neighborhoods of the Eastern part. This long-lived antagonism has … Read more The Global Guardians A quarantine hotel in Jerusalem

Tensions over Palestinian teenager’s death | IDF guard refugee camp

A crowd of Palestinians gathered nearby Al-Fawwar refugee camp in Hebron in the West Bank as an Israeli raid of the camp left a 15-year-old Palestinian dead. 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 Follow us on Twitter http://twitter.com/RT_com Follow us on … Read more Tensions over Palestinian teenager’s death | IDF guard refugee camp

Palestinian children celebrate over the rubble of refugee camp using handmade fireworks

Some Palestinians in Rafah camp have been making fireworks from metal wires to entertain children and celebrate Ramadan in southern Gaza Strip, amid fears of the spread of COVID-19. 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 Follow us on Twitter http://twitter.com/RT_com Follow … Read more Palestinian children celebrate over the rubble of refugee camp using handmade fireworks

Democratic nominee Joe Biden to keep US embassy in Jerusalem if elected

The presumed democratic nominee for the 2020 presidential election Joe Biden said he will keep the American embassy in Jerusalem, instead of relocating it back to Tel-Aviv. The former vice-president who is expected to face Donald Trump claimed that moving the US representation from the Holy City would impede efforts to build peace between Israeli … Read more Democratic nominee Joe Biden to keep US embassy in Jerusalem if elected

COVID-19 Frontline Ep. 45: Can isolation have traumatic consequences?

CGTN’s “COVID-19 Frontline” live-streaming program has invited three Chinese experts from Peking Union Medical College Hospital, who served on the front lines against COVID-19, to share their first-hand experience with counterparts from Palestine and Jordan. Ousama Salah, former secretary-general of Palestinian Medical Council, wondered whether isolation could have traumatic consequences on COVID-19 patients. Chinese doctors … Read more COVID-19 Frontline Ep. 45: Can isolation have traumatic consequences?