If the ICC were to show intellectual honesty in this case, it could end up ruling that the Israeli settlements are not a violation of the convention and therefore not at all a war crime.
Erekat said that the Palestinian Authority is already in contact with several allies to advance with the necessary diplomatic steps against the "recent illegal moving of the embassies of Paraguay, Guatemala, and the United States, to Jerusalem."
The Palestinian Authority leader has experienced a variety of health problems over the past decade, including cardiac issues and prostate cancer.
Dr. Said Sarahneh said “the tests were necessary after the president's operation in his middle ear few days ago at the Istishari Hospital.”
Despite the high alert and the volatile atmosphere in Jerusalem, at present there is no intention to restrict the entry of Muslim worshipers to the Temple Mount, nor to screen the worshipers by age.
Recent surveys show that most Gazans still support Hamas, so they aren't likely to use this opportunity to leave Gaza forever.
“Jews know what’s going on. We’ve heard the story too many times over the centuries; this is anti-Semitism.”
The day before, PLO envoy to the United States Husam Zomlot was recalled to Ramallah from Washington DC.
“When [the U.S.] opened their embassy in Jerusalem there was a need for a decision from our side, and this was our decision.”
The bill was approved by the Knesset plenum in its first reading, with a commitment by the Defense Ministry to find a more extreme version that would be agreed upon by the MKs as well.
59 Arabs killed, more than 1,200 injured, 40,000 rioters in 13 locations, 11 terrorist targets attacked from the air. On Tuesday, the defense establishment believes the disturbances will be renewed and even escalated.
“We call on the young people to clash with the occupation forces at points of conflict and checkpoints,” said the National Committee for the Commemoration of the Nakba.
Tamimi’s father, Bassem Tamimi, was quoted as saying, “The IDF is trying to break the will of the family.”
The decision was made following a “situational assessment,” the IDF said.
This is first time a Molotov kite has been used in an attack outside the Gaza arena.
Only Meretz and the Joint Arab List opposed the bill.
"A precious, mighty, and beloved woman... We consider her children entrusted to us."
“This sets a very dangerous precedent that reaches the level of high treason to the struggles of the Palestinian people and their sacrifices.”
Over a NIS 1 billion is annually given to terrorists by the Palestinian Authority.
The PNC blamed Israel and the US for engineering distractions by accusing Abbas of Anti-Semitism.
Disguised as PA Arab journalists, the raiders surrounded Kiswani under the pretense of conducting an interview with him.
"If the European leadership wants to be seen as an honest broker in the peace process and standing against anti-Semitism then it must do more than merely condemn these remarks."
The anti-Semitic remarks by Abbas, said Greenblatt, are "very unfortunate, very distressing and terribly disheartening. Peace cannot be built on this kind of foundation.”
Japan has been deeply invested in improving conditions in the PA and the Gaza Strip. According to a 2017 report, Japan’s assistance since 1993 has totaled $1.77 billion.
The PLO will have the power to appointment Abbas's successor in case of his demise. The PA Chairman will celebrate his 83rd birthday in November.