Palestine

Putin assures of continued contacts with Palestinian leader

Putin assures of continued contacts with Palestinian leader

Russian President Vladimir Putin has assured that he would remain in touch with Palestinian leader Mahmoud Abbas while seeing his guest off at the entrance to his Bocharov Ruchey residence in Sochi where talks between the two leaders were held on …

US Special Energy Envoy to visit Israel

US Special Energy Envoy to visit Israel

US State Department Senior Advisor for Energy Security Amos Hochstein will visit Israel and the West Bank on November 7-8 to discuss energy security issues, the press service of the US State Department informs. "As part of the …

Mahmoud Abbas to visit Russia

Mahmoud Abbas to visit Russia

Palestinian leader Mahmoud Abbas to pay an official visit to Moscow on November 23, Palestinian Foreign Minister Riyad al-Maliki informed. "Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas will visit Russia’s capital, Moscow, on November …

Israeli PM reveals government plans for Palestine

Israeli PM reveals government plans for Palestine

Israeli Prime Minister Naftali Bennett does not expect to solve the conflict with the Palestinians during his tenure as head of government. "This government is a government that will make dramatic breakthroughs in the …

Turkey will continue to support Palestine, Erdogan says

Turkey will continue to support Palestine, Erdogan says

Turkey will continue to support the process of internal reconciliation in Palestine, ”Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan said today following talks with Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas in …

Russia's Sputnik Light vaccine approved for use in Palestine

Russia's Sputnik Light vaccine approved for use in Palestine

Russia’s single-dose Sputnik Light vaccine against COVID-19 has been approved for use in the Palestinian territories, Russia’s RDIF sovereign wealth fund said on Monday. The RDIF fund is marketing the Russian vaccine …

China’s 3rd Israel-Palestine peace plan

China’s 3rd Israel-Palestine peace plan

On May 11, Israel launched The Guardian of the Walls operation after Hamas fired rockets at Israeli territory. An agreement on a ceasefire has now been reached, but it is too early to talk about a complete settlement of the conflict. On May 17, Chinese State Councilor and Foreign Minister Wang Yi put forth a four-point proposal for peace in the Israel-Palestine conflict

Hamas’ underwater drones a wake-up call for Israel

Hamas’ underwater drones a wake-up call for Israel

After hostilities started on May 10 between the Israeli army and groups operating in Gaza, on May 20, Israel's narrow military-political cabinet at a special meeting approved a ceasefire. The Gaza war has seen thousands of missiles fired at Israel, the bulk of which have been shot down by Israel’s Iron Dome air defense system. But Hamas “terrorists” – which is how the US government defines them – have also deployed some new sea-going weapons that have the attention of Israeli intelligence

UN welcomes Gaza ceasefire

UN welcomes Gaza ceasefire

UN Secretary-General Antonio Guterres welcomed a cease-fire between Gaza and Israel on Thursday and urged all sides to observe the truce.  The cease-fire took effect at 2 a.m. Friday (2300GMT Thursday). The …

Putin urges Israel and Palestine to end violence

Putin urges Israel and Palestine to end violence

Russian President Vladimir Putin has called for an end to violence on both sides in the Israeli-Palestinian conflict and an exploration of ways to resolve it. "In recent days, we have witnessed a sharp escalation in the Middle …

Israeli Air Force struck houses of Hamas commanders (VIDEO)

Israeli Air Force struck houses of Hamas commanders (VIDEO)

Israeli armed forces struck the houses of five Hamas commanders in the Gaza Strip, the Israeli Air Force reported on its Twitter page. "110 munitions and 62 fighter jets: overnight, the IAF struck approximately 65 terror …