After eleven consecutive editions of Al Ard – Review of documentary films about Palestine, Associazione Amicizia Sardegna Palestina (Sardinia Palestine Friendship Association) presents the 2014 Al Ard – International Documentary Film Festival about Palestine and Arab World. (PDF / Regulation Al Ard Doc Film Festival 2014)
During this unique event in Sardinia the most important [...]
The International Federation of Journalists (IFJ) has condemned the actions of Israeli soldiers who forced their way into the Ramallah headquarters of the press, publishing and distribution company, al Ayyam, this morning, Wednesday 28 May.
According to IFJ affiliate, the Palestinian Journalists Syndicate (PJS), the Israeli forces informed the managment of the company that it would [...]
AFP – A Palestinian unity government was sworn in on Monday after a landmark reconciliation deal with the Islamist movement Hamas that Israel plans to boycott but Washington said it will work with.
Palestinian president Mahmud Abbas and Prime Minister Rami Hamdallah greet members of the new Palestinian unity government in the West Bank city [...]
The latest round of nuclear talks between Iran and the six world powers in Vienna ended Friday May 16 2014 without reaching a draft of agreement between the negotiators. Big differences still control the positions of the negotiators.
According to Mr. Abbas Araghchi, Iran’s chief nuclear negotiator who briefed ONLY the Iranian journalists: “talks will continue [...]
The Islamic Republic of Iran and the five permanent members of the UN Security Council, USA, France, Britain, Russia, China and Germany, began the third day of the latest round of nuclear negotiations in Vienna under complete secrecy .
Since May 13 2014, journalists accredited by the government to cover the negotiations have been gathered [...]
May 12, 2014 – The Palestinian Ministry of Foreign Affairs called the world powers on monday to label the israeli zionist extremists of the “Price Tag” and “Hilltop Youth” groups on the list of terrorist organizations.
Dr. Riyad al-Maliki, Minister of Foreign Affairs, sent letters to the United States, Russia, Canada, European Union, Arab League, United [...]
Dear President Abbas,
We, the undersigned Palestinian and international human rights organizations, write to urge you to ensure that Palestine pursues the jurisdiction of the International Criminal Court (ICC) by promptly acceding to the Rome Statute and/or filing a further declaration accepting the Court’s jurisdiction over crimes committed on Palestinian territory from 1 July 2002.
Taking such [...]
From today, the State of Palestine is bound by international human rights standards, having brought into force five treaties, with two others coming into effect in July.
The treaties include the Convention on the Rights of Persons with Disabilities, the Convention on the Elimination of All Forms of Discrimination against Women and the Convention on the [...]