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Putin discusses Mideast with Trump, hosts Abbas

Waar Media - 2018-02-13 12:54
WAAR-DUHOK: Russian President Vladimir Putin said Monday at the start of talks with Palestinian leader Mahmud Abbas that he had discussed the Middle East conflict with his US counterpart Donald Trump. “I just spoke with American President Trump,” Putin t ...

Al-Manar TV: Bomb wounds Hamas official in Lebanon

Waar Media - 2018-01-14 17:43
WAAR-DUHOK: A bomb blast wounded an official of the Palestinian group Hamas in the Lebanese city of Sidon on Sunday, destroying his car, security sources and the Hezbollah movement’s al-Manar television station reported. The blast sent a column of smoke ...

Palestinian youth killed by Egyptian forces

ANHA - 2018-01-13 11:43
GAZA- A Palestinian young man has lost his life on Saturday morning after the Egyptian navy fired at him off the coast of Rafah in the south Gaza Strip. According to a reporter for the Hawar news agency ANHA in the Gaza Strip, the Egyptian naval forces fi ...

An Israeli killed, another wounded by gunfire

ANHA - 2018-01-10 13:18
GAZA- An Israeli soldier has lost his life and another was wounded during a shooting attack carried out by a Palestinian youth near the Jit-Sarra junction between Nablus and Qalqiliya cities. According to Palestinian sources, a Palestinian youth opened fi ...

Israeli Air Force hits Hamas positions in response to friday rocket fire

Waar Media - 2017-12-31 16:19
WAAR-DUHOK: The Israeli Air Force once again hit the positions of the Palestinian Hamas movement in the Gaza Strip responding to the Friday rocket fire, the Israeli Defense Forces said. “Today, in response to the rockets launched yesterday at Sha’ar HaNe ...

Axis of Hypocrisy: How Tehran Exploits Palestine

BAS News - 2017-12-24 03:17
Iranian President Hassan Rouhani last Wednesday called on all Muslim nations to work together to defend Palestinian rights following Donald Trump’s controversial decision to recognize Jerusalem as Israel’s capital. This is the standard line for the Islam ...

Palestinians will not work with US on Mideast peace, says Abbas in Paris

Waar Media - 2017-12-22 19:02
WAAR-DUHOK: Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas says he’ll no longer accept any U.S. plans for Mideast peace because of the Trump administration’s recognition of Jerusalem as Israel’s capital. Abbas says the United States is “no longer an honest mediator ...

Israeli forces storming, 27 Palestinians arrested

ANHA - 2017-12-20 13:17
GAZA – Israeli forces launched a large-scale storming in the West Bank and Jerusalem on Wednesday, arresting 27 Palestinians. In the West Bank, Israeli forces arrested 17 Palestinians, and Palestinian sources said that Israeli forces launched a campaign o ...

Palestinian president may visit Russia soon

Waar Media - 2017-12-19 20:10
WAAR-DUHOK: Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas may pay a visit to Russia in the near future, Abbas’ foreign policy adviser Nabil Shaath said on Tuesday. “Yes, he will pay a visit,” he told journalists answering a corresponding question. “The president h ...

If Erdogan is honest, let Israeli embassy be shut down

ANHA - 2017-12-19 13:56
If Erdogan is honest in his support for the Palestinian people, he should first close the Israeli embassy in Turkey and cut off his relationships with Israel, the head of the Democratic Conservatives' Office Mohammad al-Barrak said. ...

7palestinians were detained ,shoot fire by Isaeli Forces

ANHA - 2017-12-16 14:22
GAZA-7 palestinians were detained by Israeli forces on Saturday morning in raid in Issawiya town east of Jerusalem city Palestinian sources reported that the Israeli forces launched a raid in Issawiya town east of Jerusalem city and detained Palestinians ...

Writer: Erdogan like Muslim brothers hood elusive, deceitful

ANHA - 2017-12-15 14:00
NEWS DESK- Iraqi writer Farouk Yousef said that the Palestinian people is not stopping to be captivated by the magic practiced by “Erdogan is from Muslim brotherhood evasive and decitfull who puts leg forwared in Tel Aviv and another in Gaza.” In its issu ...

Israeli authorities close crossings on Palestinians

ANHA - 2017-12-14 14:33
NEWSDESK- The Israeli authorities have decided to close Karam Abo Salem and Erez crossings on the border between Israel and the Gaza Strip. The Palestinian arena is witnessing a public alarm after the United States declared Jerusalem the capital of Israel ...

Islamic Cooperation recognizes East Jerusalem as Palestinian capital

Waar Media - 2017-12-13 16:41
WAAR-DUHOK: The Organization of Islamic Cooperation (OIC) has agreed to recognize East Jerusalem as the capital of Palestine in an extraordinary summit held in Istanbul. The OIC “declares East Jerusalem as the capital of the State of Palestine and invite ...

loss of an elderly woman, injury of 5 Israeli soldiers

ANHA - 2017-12-13 11:23
GAZA- A Palestinian woman in the Palestinian Valley has lost her life after a heart attack during an Israeli raid on her home, and 5 Israeli soldiers were wounded in clashes. Palestinian sources reported that a number of Israeli forces’ elements raided th ...

Palestinian injured, 11 others arrested

ANHA - 2017-12-10 14:50
GAZA – A Palestinian youth was wounded on “Sunday morning” by a bomb fired during confrontations in the south of Gaza Strip and the Israeli forces have arrested 11 Palestinians during raids. On Sunday morning, a young man was wounded by a tear gas bomb as ...

Scene turns itself back.. Masked youths hold stones, stone quarries

ANHA - 2017-12-09 12:58
The Palestinian political analyst and writer Hani Habab said that the Palestinian scene is repeating itself where masked youths are holding stones and stone quarries defending their land and sacred" in an indication to the Islamic and Arab states' in acti ...

Israeli shelling killed 2 bereaved in Badr

ANHA - 2017-12-09 12:58
GAZA – Israeli warplanes launched a series of air raids on Palestinian resistance positions in Gaza Strip on Saturday, and they resulted in killing two young people. A reporter of Hawar news agency stated that the ambulance teams lifted in the morning the ...

A Palestinian woman injured in Gaza, 3 others injured in Bethlehem

ANHA - 2017-12-09 12:58
\GAZA– A Palestinian woman was injured by Israeli forces east of Khan Yunis in the southern Gaza Strip. Three youths were wounded by rubber-coated metal bullets north of Bethlehem. The clashes between the Palestinians and Israeli forces continued today af ...

Violence over Trump Jerusalem move

BBC - 2017-12-08 00:03
Footage shows Palestinian protests, and police responding with tear gas, rubber bullets and live rounds. ...

Escalation of destructive statements to reconciliation in Palestine

ANHA - 2017-12-02 15:21
MOSTAFA ELDAHDOUH GAZA- Tensions between Palestinian factions have escalated as a result of the statements made by a number of its leaders, which have caused a rift between them and have affected the reconciliation file. The statements of a member of the ...

Milak Matar and her brush that breathes Palestinian concern

ANHA - 2017-11-30 12:45
On the wall of her small studio, the young artist Milak Matar hung her new painting, which ended recently, about the suffering of travel suffered by the residents of the Gaza Strip with the Rafah crossing, which separates Gaza Strip from Egypt, which prev ...

Kurds and Palestinians? There’s no comparison

Ynet - 2017-09-29 01:18
Op-ed: Unlike the Kurdish people, the Palestinian people’s national identity is based exclusively on denying Zionism. Political independence for the Palestinians means harming Israel’s security; political independence for the Kurds means a contribution t ...

Palestine's Fath Official to Maliki: Kurdistan Is Different from Israel

BAS News - 2017-09-18 18:09
ERBIL— Kurdistan and Israel are completely different all respects, said a member of the executive committee of Palestinian Fath Movement in response to a recent remark by Iraqi Vice President Nouri al-Maliki. In a meeting with the US Ambassador to Iraq o ...

Kurdistan Entitled to Determine Its Destiny: Palestinian Diplomat

BAS News - 2017-08-18 09:24
ERBIL— Consul General of Palestine in Erbil Nazmi Hozouri stated on Thursday that the people of Palestine appreciate the demand by the people of Kurdistan for holding independence referendum and believe that they have the right to choose their destiny. H ...

Jordan’s King Abdullah II visits West Bank in trip seen as message

Waar Media - 2017-08-07 19:12
WAAR-DUHOK: Jordan’s king flew by helicopter to the West Bank on Monday — a rare visit seen as a signal to Israel that he is closing ranks with the Palestinians on key issues, such as a contested Jerusalem shrine. Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas and ...

EU’s top court keeps Hamas on terror list

Waar Media - 2017-07-26 18:48
WAAR-DUHOK: The European Court of Justice (ECJ) has rejected a request to take the Palestinian militant group Hamas off the EU’s list of terrorist organizations. The tribunal has now referred the case back to a lower court. The Wednesday decision overtur ...

Palestinian Activism Reawakens in Jerusalem after Holy Esplanade Attack

International Crisis Group - 2017-07-20 02:13
A deadly attack on 14 July 2017 at Jerusalem’s Holy Esplanade revealed the growing precariousness of the site’s Status Quo. In thisA Ofer Zalzberg, Senior Analyst for Israel/Palestine, says the mobilisation of Palestinians to reverse Israeli security mea ...

US gets tough on Palestinian terrorism

Kurdistan24 - 2017-06-26 09:22
US Secretary of State Rex Tillerson testifies on Capitol Hill before the Senate Foreign Relations Committee on June 13, 2017. (Photo: AP) ...

Huge turnout in Kurdish regions of Iran on Quds day

KurdPress - 2017-06-23 17:36
Million of people in Iran and the Kurdish regions of the country turnout on Friday, International Quds Day, and demonstrated against the occupation of Palestine and in support of the Palestinian people. ...

Palestinian girl, shot after stabbing Israeli soldier, dies: army

Reuters - 2017-06-02 11:33
JERUSALEM (Reuters) - A teenage Palestinian girl who was shot by Israeli troops after she stabbed a soldier in the occupied West Bank died of her wounds in hospital on Friday, Israel's military and a medical center spokeswoman said. ...

Trump meets Palestinian leader in Bethlehem

Waar Media - 2017-05-23 13:54
WAAR-DUHOK: Donald Trump made the short trip from Jerusalem to Bethlehem Tuesday to meet Mahmud Abbas, who was hoping to convince the unpredictable US president to remain committed to an independent Palestinian state. His talks in Bethlehem with the Pale ...

As Trump Alights in Israel, Palestinians are Descending into Darkness

International Crisis Group - 2017-05-19 13:59
President Trump plans a 22-23 May visit to Israel and Palestine in pursuit of the “ultimate deal”. But behind the scenes, rising tensions between Palestinian factions may be drawing Gaza and Israel closer to a new war. ...

Palestinian killed as settler opens fire during West Bank clashes

Reuters - 2017-05-18 17:14
NABLUS, West Bank (Reuters) - A Palestinian man was killed in the occupied West Bank on Thursday when an Israeli settler opened fire as protesters crowded around his car and pelted it with rocks, according to multiple accounts. ...

Parents sue U.S. Palestine group over son's death linked to Hamas

Reuters - 2017-05-12 20:25
(Reuters) - An American couple whose teenage son was fatally shot in 1996 at a bus stop near Jerusalem on Friday filed a lawsuit to force a U.S.-based Palestinian group to pay a $156 million judgment they obtained over the attack, which they blame on Hama ...

Netanyahu tosses Hamas policy paper on Israel into waste bin

Reuters - 2017-05-07 22:38
JERUSALEM (Reuters) - Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu on Sunday symbolically tossed into a bin a Hamas policy paper published last week that set out an apparent softening of the Palestinian Islamist group's stance toward Israel. ...

[In Pictures] Kurdish-Palestinian Friendship Week Launched

BAS News - 2017-05-07 21:25
ERBIL— Performers from the Kurdistan Region and Palestine mark Kurdish-Palestinian Friendship Week through several activities scheduled to be performed in Erbil and Sulaimaniyah. The event was launched on Sunday in Sulaimaniyah with some 24 artists from ...

Trump aide lays out 'disruptive' approach on eve of Mideast talks

Reuters - 2017-05-03 07:02
WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Donald Trump’s national security adviser described his boss’s foreign policy approach as "disruptive" on the eve of the U.S. president’s first White House meeting with the Palestinian leader, saying his unconventional ways could cre ...

Palestinian stabs woman dead on Jerusalem train: Israeli police

Reuters - 2017-04-14 14:30
JERUSALEM (Reuters) - A Palestinian man fatally stabbed a woman on Jerusalem's transit network on Friday, Israeli police said, as Christians marked Good Friday and Muslims held prayers at respective holy sites nearby. ...

Death toll climbs in clashes at Palestinian camp in Lebanon

Reuters - 2017-04-09 15:10
SIDON, Lebanon (Reuters) - A member of the Palestinian Fatah faction was killed in factional clashes at the Ain el-Hilweh refugee camp in southern Lebanon on Sunday, a Fatah official said, as fighting that has killed at least four people, raged for a thir ...

EU ambassador denounces Israel's West Bank demolitions policy

Reuters - 2017-04-04 14:39
JERUSALEM (Reuters) - The European Union has expressed frustration with Israel over its demolition of Palestinian homes in the occupied West Bank, with the EU ambassador taking the unusual step of reading out a joint statement denouncing the practice. ...
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