Home after Bahrain conference, Palestinian participants flee arrest by crossing into Israel

Home after Bahrain conference, Palestinian participants flee arrest by crossing into Israel

by WorldTribune Staff, June 30, 2019 Two of three Palestinian businessmen who attended the recent U.S.-led economic workshop in Bahrain avoided arrest by Palestinian security forces by crossing the Green Line to Israeli-controlled territory, reports say. One of the businessmen who participated in the conference, Salah Abu Miala, was arrested on June 29 and later […]

U.S. ‘Peace to Prosperity’ workshop in Bahrain gets negative reviews even before starting

U.S. ‘Peace to Prosperity’ workshop in Bahrain gets negative reviews even before starting

by WorldTribune Staff, June 25, 2019 A plan by the Trump administration that would raise $50 billion for the Palestinian Authority (PA) and create one million jobs for Palestinians within a decade was widely panned by the international corporate media. White House senior adviser Jared Kushner opened the “Peace to Prosperity” workshop in Bahrain on […]

Saudi official: Arab world ‘could benefit’ from normalizing relations with Israel

Saudi official: Arab world ‘could benefit’ from normalizing relations with Israel

by WorldTribune Staff, June 23, 2019 Palestinian leaders are being “irresponsible” for not considering normalizing relations with Israel or accepting the U.S. “Deal of the Century” which would mean a financial windfall for the Palestinian people, a Saudi diplomat said. “History and Allah brought a real opportunity,” the diplomat told Israelis via an interview in […]

Palestinian leader curses White House peace plan: May ‘Deal of Shame . . . go to hell’

Palestinian leader curses White House peace plan: May ‘Deal of Shame . . . go to hell’

by WorldTribune Staff, May 30, 2019 Palestinian Authority (PA) leader Mahmoud Abbas said the “Deal of the Century” can “go to hell.” Abbas also said the PA will not accept the upcoming economic workshop in Bahrain or its results, according to a report by the Middle East Media Research Institute (MEMRI). The Trump administration plans […]

China, Russia to boycott White House-backed economic workshop in Bahrain

China, Russia to boycott White House-backed economic workshop in Bahrain

by WorldTribune Staff, May 28, 2019 China and Russia have decided not to participate in next month’s workshop in Bahrain at which the United States plans to unveil the economic component of its Middle East peace plan dubbed the “Deal of the Century.” Senior Palestine Liberation Organization (PLO) and Palestinian Authority (PA) official Saeb Erekat […]

Gulf states to participate in ‘Peace to Prosperity’ conference backed by White House

Gulf states to participate in ‘Peace to Prosperity’ conference backed by White House

by WorldTribune Staff, May 23, 2019 Saudi Arabia and the United Arab Emirates have confirmed they will attend the “Peace to Prosperity” workshop sponsored by the White House and hosted by Bahrain next month. The Trump administration said it would release the economic component of its long-awaited “Deal of the Century” Middle East peace plan […]

Kushner: ‘Deal of the century’ will be good ‘starting point’ to ‘better life’

Kushner: ‘Deal of the century’ will be good ‘starting point’ to ‘better life’

by WorldTribune Staff, May 3, 2019 U.S. President Donald Trump’s Middle East peace proposal will be a “good starting point” to address the Israel-Palestinian Arab conflict and a business plan to help the two sides have a better life, White House adviser Jared Kushner said. The Trump administration’s “Deal of the Century” is scheduled to […]

Warring Palestinian factions struggle for unity against looming ‘Deal of the Century’

Warring Palestinian factions struggle for unity against looming ‘Deal of the Century’

by WorldTribune Staff, April 28, 2019 Rival Palestinian organizations in the Gaza Strip are preparing to resist the Middle East peace plan set to be unveiled in June by the Trump administration. Fundamental to such a strategy would be overcoming the bloody 12-year-long power struggle between Hamas in Gaza and the Palestinian Authority. The Gaza […]

Pompeo in testimony touts coming peace plan, won’t commit to ‘two state’ solution

Pompeo in testimony touts coming peace plan, won’t commit to ‘two state’ solution

by WorldTribune Staff, April 10, 2019 The Trump administration will soon present a Mideast peace plan “to resolve a problem that’s been going on for decades and decades that previous administrations couldn’t solve,” U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo said on April 9. Testifying before a Senate subcommittee, Pompeo declined to respond when Democrats asked […]

North Korea hits Israel’s Palestinian policy; Kim heartened by Trump’s ‘great’ letter

North Korea hits Israel’s Palestinian policy; Kim heartened by Trump’s ‘great’ letter

by WorldTribune Staff, January 24, 2019 North Korean Ambassador to the United Nations Kim Song criticized what he called Israel’s illegal occupation of Palestine and, in an apparent shot at the U.S., blasted some permanent members of the UN Security Council for what he called a “double standard” attitude on the Israel-Palestinian issue. Song delivered […]

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