UAE ‘clearly against’ Israeli annexation

The United Arab Emirates is “clearly against any annexation as being proposed by the current Israeli government,” UAE Minister of State for Foreign Affairs Dr. Anwar Gargash told the leading US Jewish organization on Tuesday. “The UAE today is part-and-parcel of the Arab consensus that basically looks at the solution [to the Israeli-Palestinian conflict] as a two-state solution,” Gargash said during the American Jewish Committee’s virtual … Continue reading UAE ‘clearly against’ Israeli annexation

A message of hope from Palestine

Ramallah-based Zawyeh Gallery is presenting an exhibition in Dubai, titled ‘Palestinian Art: Resilience and Inspiration’. The gallery features creative works by five prominent Palestinian artists — Sliman Mansour, Khaled Hourani, Nabil Anani, Tayseer Barakat and Wafa Hourani whose work has inspired young artists in Palestine and across the region. At a time when protests against racial discrimination are raging across the world, the show draws … Continue reading A message of hope from Palestine

Condolences from Netanyahu, a week after police kill autistic Palestinian

 More than a week after Israeli police shot dead an unarmed and autistic Palestinian in Jerusalem, Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu on Sunday called the killing a tragedy and offered his condolences to the family. Iyad al-Halaq, 32, was killed during a police chase in Jerusalem’s Old City on May 30. A police spokesman said at the time officers suspected he was carrying a weapon. The … Continue reading Condolences from Netanyahu, a week after police kill autistic Palestinian