Palestinians in Gaza City raise slogans during a protest against a US-sponsored Middle East economic conference in Bahrain on Wednesday. Agence France-Presse
Israel and the United States are putting the financial squeeze on the Palestinian Authority (PA), where opposition to a long-awaited US peace plan and anger over Israeli sanctions remain strong.
Palestinians urged Egypt and Jordan on Wednesday to reconsider their attendance at a US-led conference on June 25-26 in Bahrain, voicing concern it would weaken any Arab opposition to Washington’s coming peace plan.
The US ambassador to Israel did not rule out an Israeli move to annex parts of the occupied West Bank, land that the Palestinians seek for a state, in an interview with the New York Times published on Saturday.
The United States seems to be crafting a plan for a Palestinian surrender to Israel instead of a peace deal, Palestinian Foreign Minister Riyad Al Maliki told a meeting at the United Nations attended by US Middle East peace negotiator Jason Greenblatt.
The US will reopen its land and air borders on Nov. 8 to foreign visitors fully vaccinated against Covid-19 -- ending a more than 18-month ban on travel from much of the globe that separated families, hobbled tourism and strained diplomatic ties.
According to court papers, Reham has agreed to pay the sum of £50,000 as contribution towards Zulfi Bukhari’s costs and damages, agreed to withdraw all allegations and apologised for broadcasting a defamatory video...
The Public Prosecution indicated that, according to Article 424 of the Penal Code, whoever destroys or damages property owned by others, whether immovable or movable, rendering it unusable or disrupting it in any way, shall be punished by imprisonment for a period not exceeding one year and a fine not exceeding Dhs10,000, or by one of these two penalties.
Local media said the woman was standing in the window to check on her five children who were supposed to come from school at the time of the armed clashes that erupted in the Tayouneh area of Beirut.