Tag: Palestinian territories

Palestinians hurl stones at Israeli troops on the other side of Israel's controversial separation barrier during a Fatah Day protest on January 1, 2010 in Ni'ilin, West Bank. Palestinians from this village marked the 45th anniversary of the founding of the Fatah faction of the PLO during their weekly demonstration against the wall which encroaches on their land. (Photo by David Silverman/Getty Images)

PLO Member Group Threatens to Attack U.S. Targets in Israel

TEL AVIV — The Abu Ali Mustafa Brigades, the so-called military wing of the Marxist-oriented Popular Front for the Liberation of Palestine, is threating to attack American targets in Israel and the Palestinian territories – the first time it has publicly done so in decades.

U.S. Ambassador to the United Nations Nikki Haley speaks during a news briefing at the White House, in Washington, Friday, Sept. 15, 2017. (AP Photo/Carolyn Kaster)

Haley Condemns UN Official Over Israel Boycott Comments

WASHINGTON — US Ambassador to the United Nations Nikki Haley excoriated a UN official on Friday who urged economic sanctions against Israel and who released a report calling on increased international pressure to end Israel’s “illegal occupation” of the Palestinian territories.

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White House Puts ‘Jerusalem, Israel’ on Website

The White House has put “Jerusalem, Israel,” on its website. U.S. policy doesn’t hold that the city is part of Israel. Rather, Democratic and Republican administrations have said Jerusalem’s status must be solved through U.S. negotiation.

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Hamas Calls For Palestinian Elections 10 Years On

GAZA CITY (PALESTINIAN TERRITORIES) (AFP) –  Islamist movement Hamas on Tuesday marked the 10th anniversary of the legislative election it won in 2006 with a call for new parliamentary and presidential polls in the Palestinian territories. At a news conference, senior

Obama at Western Wall 2008 (Associated Press)

Obama Joins Israel Boycott, Labels West Bank Goods

The United States is now requiring goods originating from the West Bank (also known as Judea and Samaria) to be labeled separately from products from the rest of Israel, following the European Union’s crackdown on products from the disputed territories.