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Holding back UN blacklist of companies working in settlements encourages impunity

Ramallah/PNN/Report By Madeeha Araj, The National Bureau for Defending Land and Resisting Settlement has described the UNs’ High Commissioner for…

Kamila Shamsie loses Nelly Sachs Book Prize because of support for BDS

After having awarded British-Pakistani author Kamila Shamsie the prize early in September, the Nelly Sachs Book Prize jury has decided…

Tahir Foundation Contributes IDR 5 Billion to UNRWA

Jerusalem /PNN/ On 3 October, the Tahir Foundation, based in Indonesia, made a first-time contribution of IDR 5 billion (equivalent…

Israel’s arbitrary airstrikes on Syrian territory lead to escalation in tensions: Russia FM

Bethlehem/PNN/ Russia’s Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov has lashed out at the Israeli regime for launching occasional airstrikes on the Syrian…

European Parliament vetoes bid to stop funding UNRWA

PNN/ Bethlehem/ The European Parliament's Budget Committee on Tuesday vetored a proposal presented by the Christian Democrats to suspend the…

CEC participates in launch of the Network of Arab Women in Elections

PNN/ Tunisia/ The Central Elections Commission (CEC) is participating in the launch of the Network of Arab Women in Elections,…

BDS co-founder Omar Barghouti granted visa after unexplained delay

London/PNN/ Following an unexplained and abnormal delay in his visa application, which had prevented him from travelling to the UK…

UN: Urgent need to resolve PA’s fiscal crisis

PNN/ Jerusalem/ A newly published United Nations report highlighted the urgency to resolve the continuing fiscal crisis faced by the…

Labour Party Conference overwhelmingly passes motion in support of Palestinian rights

PNN/ London/ Delegates at the 2019 Labour Party Conference have almost unanimously passed a motion reaffirming Labour’s support for Palestinian…

Labour Party Conference venue lights up with Palestine flag projection

London /PNN/ On the eve of the Labour Party’s 2019 annual conference, the conference venue was illuminated by projections of…

World Bank: PA facing a $1.8 billion financial gap

PNN/ Ramallah/ The Palestinian Authority is facing a financing gap that could exceed $1.8 billion for 2019, the World Bank…

Trump “not worried” about results of the Knesset elections

Washington/ PNN/ US President Donald Trump said on Wednesday he had not spoken to Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu about…

Netanyahu’s annexation plans show Israel trying to change identity of Palestine: OIC

Bethlehem/PNN/ The Organization of Islamic Cooperation (OIC) has censured Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu’s plan to annex areas of the…

Trump discussed “mutual defense” treaty with Netanyahu

PNN/ Washington/ US President, Donald Trump said on Saturday that he and Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu discussed the possibility…

Netanyahu’s annexation plan would violate international law: UN chief

Bethlehem/PNN/ UN Secretary-General Antonio Guterres has censured Israeli minister Benjamin Netanyahu’s election pledge to annex the Jordan Valley in the…