Friday, 22 February, 2019

Israeli soldiers kill Palestinian in West Bank: ministry

Melinda Barton | 01 February, 2018, 03:10

Layth Abu Naim, 16, was shot in the head with live ammunition during a confrontation with the Israeli army in the village of al-Mughayir, northeast of the occupied West Bank town of Ramallah.

About a dozen protesters burst into the meeting with the Bethlehem Chamber of Commerce brandishing posters with anti-U.S. messages.

Krahenbuhl said the cuts were clearly linked to the Palestinian leadership's decision this month to freeze ties with Trump's administration after its controversial recognition of Jerusalem as Israel's capital, adding that Washington could no longer be the main mediator in talks with Israel.

The European Union has agreed to put an extra 42.5 million euros (52.9 million dollars) towards building a "democratic and accountable" Palestinian state, foreign policy chief Federica Mogherini said.

"Jerusalem is Israel's capital - and, as such, President Trump has directed the State Department to immediately begin preparations to move the United States embassy from Tel Aviv to Jerusalem".

The dailies also reported that Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu inaugurated a settler-only bypass road near the northern West Bank city of Qalqilia and pledged to continue settlement construction.

Despite the enormous security challenges, UNRWA is providing education to over 47,000 Palestine refugees, supplementing regular classes with psychosocial support and safety-awareness training. Despite enormous security challenges, Unrwa provides education to more than 47,000 Palestinian refugees and complements regular lessons with psychosocial support.

Al-Quds said that the Ad Hoc Liaison Committee's (AHLC) was scheduled to hold a meeting at the ministerial level in Brussels today to discuss the efforts to support the two-state solution through negotiations. His speech in the Israeli parliament in Jerusalem on January 22 was laden with praise for Israel.