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Rami Ayyub

Israeli demolition order on Jerusalem outskirts stokes Palestinian fears

Jul 18 2019

SUR BAHER, West Bank Israeli plans to demolish Palestinian homes near a military barrier on the outskirts of Jerusalem have drawn international criticism, amid Palestinian fears that a precedent would be set for other buildings along the barrier route.

Israeli court halts park entry ban deemed racist by Arab citizens

Jul 14 2019

AFULA, Israel A court on Sunday ordered a predominantly Jewish town in northern Israel to lift a ban on non-resident visitors to its parks, a prohibition that a rights group said was aimed at keeping Arabs out.

Palestinians reject U.S. charge of increased prisoner stipends

Jul 11 2019

JERUSALEM The cash-strapped Palestinian Authority (PA) denied on Thursday U.S. allegations it had increased payments to families of militants in Israeli jails, and said the main obstacle to peace was Israeli occupation of Palestinian land.

Palestinian PM expects no political plan from U.S. Bahrain workshop

Jun 27 2019

RAMALLAH, West Bank A day after the Trump administration wrapped up an international conference meant to lay the economic foundations for Israeli-Palestinian peace, the Palestinian premier said it was "divorced from reality" and unlikely to evolve into a political plan.

Palestinian PM expects no political plan from U.S. Bahrain workshop

Jun 27 2019

RAMALLAH, West Bank A day after the Trump administration wrapped up an international conference meant to lay the economic foundations for Israeli-Palestinian peace, the Palestinian premier said it was "divorced from reality" and unlikely to evolve into a political plan.

Palestinians reject economic solutions from 'punitive' U.S.

Jun 26 2019

RAMALLAH/GAZA Palestinian leaders accused the Trump administration of punishing them with one hand and offering to reward them with the other, as protesters turned out in the West Bank and Gaza on Wednesday to demonstrate against a U.S. economic peace plan.

Palestinians reject economic solutions from 'punitive' U.S.

Jun 26 2019

RAMALLAH/GAZA Palestinian leaders accused the Trump administration of punishing them with one hand and offering to reward them with the other, as protesters turned out in the West Bank and Gaza on Wednesday to demonstrate against a U.S. economic peace plan.

Palestinians rally against Kushner's economic peace plan

Jun 24 2019

GAZA/RAMALLAH Palestinians burned portraits of President Donald Trump as they protested in both the Gaza Strip and the Israeli-occupied West Bank on Monday against U.S.-led plans for a conference on their economy in Bahrain. | Video

Old wine in new bottles? U.S. economic plans for Palestinians recall past efforts

Jun 23 2019

JERUSALEM/GAZA Several major projects in U.S. President Donald Trump's $50 billion economic blueprint for Israeli-Palestinian peace mirror previous proposals stalled by conflict, analysts said on Sunday.

Old wine in new bottles? U.S. economic plans for Palestinians recall past efforts

Jun 23 2019

JERUSALEM/GAZA, June 23 Several major projects in U.S. President Donald Trump's $50 billion economic blueprint for Israeli-Palestinian peace mirror previous proposals stalled by conflict, analysts said on Sunday.

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