Muslims worldwide defy coronavirus lockdown orders to celebrate Eid al-Fitr

Muslims worldwide defy coronavirus lockdown orders to celebrate Eid al-Fitr

by WorldTribune Staff, May 26, 2020 In defiance of coronavirus lockdown orders, large groups of Muslims gathered in homes and mosques in the Middle East, Africa, and Asia over the weekend to celebrate Eid al-Fitr, marking the end of the Ramadan holiday season. After a large number of Palestinians took to the streets to demand […]

Arab League video summit to fight Israel’s sovereignty move included in peace plan

Arab League video summit to fight Israel’s sovereignty move included in peace plan

by WorldTribune Staff, April 28, 2020 The Arab League has scheduled an urgent conference to forge a plan to confront Israel’s plans to apply sovereignty to parts of Judea and Samaria. The meeting, scheduled for April 30 at the request of the Palestinian Authority, will bring together Arab foreign ministers via video conference, rather than […]

‘Take it or leave it’: Peace plan highlights contrast with Obama’s Mideast policy

‘Take it or leave it’: Peace plan highlights contrast with Obama’s Mideast policy

by WorldTribune Staff, January 29, 2020 President Donald Trump on Tuesday aimed at reviving a Middle East peace process which went comatose under President Barack Obama. In issuing his “Deal of the Century” plan, Trump also took a decidedly different approach than his predecessor, James S. Robbins noted in a Jan. 28 analysis for USA […]

Detailed ‘Deal of Century’ offers incentives to Palestinians who call for ‘day of rage’

Detailed ‘Deal of Century’ offers incentives to Palestinians who call for ‘day of rage’

by WorldTribune Staff, January 28, 2020 U.S. President Donald Trump unveiled his long-awaited Middle East peace plan on Tuesday which called for the creation of a Palestinian Arab state with a capital in eastern Jerusalem. The so-called “Deal of the Century”, billed as the most-detailed such Mideast peace plan ever, would eventually double the Palestinians’ […]

President Trump to announce ‘Deal of the Century’ before Netanyahu’s arrival

President Trump to announce ‘Deal of the Century’ before Netanyahu’s arrival

by WorldTribune Staff, January 24, 2020 U.S. President Donald Trump said he will announce his Middle East peace plan, dubbed the “Deal of the Century,” at a White House meeting next week with Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu and Blue and White chairman Benny Gantz. “It’s a great plan. It’s a plan that really would […]

Israeli election delays ‘deal of the century’

Israeli election delays ‘deal of the century’

by WorldTribune Staff, September 23, 2019 The release of the Trump administration’s plan for Israel and the Palestinian Authority (PA) will be delayed “significantly” due to the still unsettled Israeli election, according to an Israeli news report. In the weeks before the election, Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu and other senior Israeli officials estimated that the […]

Tlaib, Omar tear up over a Palestine that just banned LGBTQ activism

Tlaib, Omar tear up over a Palestine that just banned LGBTQ activism

by WorldTribune Staff, August 20, 2019 LGBTQ activists have been banned by the Palestinian Authority (PA) from all activities in the West Bank. The ban comes after the group alQaws for Sexual & Gender Diversity in Palestinian Society, which supports Palestinians who identify as a part of the gay community, had announced it would hold […]

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 […]

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