Hanan Ashrawi

U.S. Shutters Consulate in Jerusalem as Embassy Fills Role

JERUSALEM – In a move that angered Palestinians, the U.S. officially closed its consulate in Jerusalem on Monday, merging consular activities with the main embassy which was relocated to the capital in May. 

The Associated Press

Senior Palestinian Official Accuses White House Of Being ‘Settlers’

TEL AVIV – A senior Palestinian official slammed the White House Saturday for being full of “settlers,” Hebrew-language media reported. “We used to say there were settlers in the Israeli coalition borne of the far right that detests Palestinians, Arabs

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Palestinians Reject John Kerry’s Two-State Solution

“The six principles that Kerry presented are undeniable Zionist principles that serve Israeli interests. For example, he spoke about Jerusalem – a capital of two states. He didn’t say that East Jerusalem is occupied, but rather that Jerusalem is a capital of two states… Secondly, he said ‘a Jewish state,’ giving them [Israel] a great prize. We have refused and still refuse to say that Israel is a Jewish state…”

GAZA CITY, GAZA STRIP - APRIL 17: The Israeli flag is burned by Palestinian militants during an anti-Israel rally on April 17, 2004, in Gaza, Gaza Strip. Thousands of palestinians attended demonstrations, to support prisoners who are held in israeli jails in towns and refugee camps along the Gaza Strip, …

Palestinians Slam Visit of Kenya President To Israel

JERUSALEM (AP) — Palestinians are criticizing the Kenyan president’s visit to the region, saying his stops in east Jerusalem and the West Bank are akin to accepting Israel’s occupation. During his first official visit to Israel this week, Kenyan President

Kenya's President Uhuru Kenyatta (left) shakes hands with Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu in Jerusalem on February 23, 2016