Palestinians

Hamas calls on Arabs to drive Israeli, US ambassadors out of Arab states

(Worthy News) – Palestinians resumed violently rioting on Wednesday as they continued to protest against U.S. President Donald Trump’s Dec. 6 declaration recognizing Jerusalem as Israel’s capital. The declaration infuriated Palestinians and many in the Arab world who view east Jerusalem as the capital of a future Palestinian state. “We call on our Arabic and…

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Palestinians won’t meet with Kushner, Greenblatt or any US officials on peace

(Worthy News) – The Palestinians will not meet with any United States officials regarding the peace process in the future, in response to US President Donald Trump’s recent decision to recognize Jerusalem as the capital of Israel, a senior diplomatic adviser to Palestinian Authority President Mahmoud Abbas told The Times of Israel on Sunday. The…

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Four Palestinians killed in further Jerusalem-declaration violence

(Worthy News) – Four Palestinians were killed by security forces over the weekend as violence escalated in the West Bank and the Gaza Strip. A Border Police officer was moderately wounded when a rioter stabbed him in the shoulder outside of Ramallah. Riots have broken out every day since US President Donald Trump declared on…

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US peace plan not finalized, but efforts 'serious,' says Saudi's Jubeir

(Worthy News) – The US administration is serious about getting a peace deal between Israelis and Palestinians, but its proposed plan is still being put together, Saudi Arabia’s foreign minister said. US President Donald Trump’s decision to recognize Jerusalem as Israel’s capital and eventually move the US Embassy in Israel there has angered the Palestinians,…

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Hamas will reverse Trump's Jerusalem move, leader tells Gaza rally

(Worthy News) – Tens of thousands of Palestinians including hundreds of gunmen rallied in Gaza on Thursday to mark the 30th anniversary of Hamas’s founding and its chief vowed to reverse US President Donald Trump’s recognition of Jerusalem as Israel’s capital. Earlier in the day, Israel shut its border crossings with Gaza in response to…

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Soldiers clash with hundreds of rioters in Ramallah

(Worthy News) – Undercover Border Police officers dressed as Palestinians arrested three rioters during a violent standoff outside Ramallah on Tuesday, according to the IDF Spokesperson’s Unit. Some 400 Palestinians clashed with Israeli security forces, burning tires and throwing stones and firebombs, the IDF said. Security personnel shot tear gas and stun grenades at the…

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Poll: 90% of Palestinians oppose Trump's Jerusalem declaration

(Worthy News) – The Palestinians overwhelmingly oppose U.S. President Donald Trump’s recognition of Jerusalem as Israel’s capital and have little faith in the U.S. or its Arab allies, according to a poll released Tuesday. The poll found that 91% of respondents consider Trump’ declaration last week to be a threat to Palestinian interests. Meanwhile, 45%…

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Soleimani Says Iran Is Ready to Back Palestinian Forces

(Worthy News) – Iranian Revolutionary Guards commander Qassem Soleimani says his nation is ready to support Palestinian forces in the Gaza Strip, days after the U.S. recognized Jerusalem as Israel’s capital. Soleimani, commander of the Al Quds force, made the offer in a phone call late Monday with leaders of groups in Gaza, according to…

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After Iron Dome shoots down rocket fired at Ashkelon, IDF hits Gaza targets

(Worthy News) – Israeli forces attacked Hamas targets in the northern Gaza Strip early Tuesday after Palestinians fired a rocket toward the southern city of Ashkelon, the army said. The rocket was intercepted by an Iron Dome anti-missile battery. After the rocket fire, Israeli aircraft and a tank attacked Hamas sites in the Strip, the…

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