Israeli forces kill Palestinian woman in West Bank

The Levant News — Israeli occupation forces on Wednesday shot dead a 19-year-old Palestinian woman who Israeli police claimed that she had advanced towards them with a knife in her hand at a checkpoint in the occupied West Bank. A police spokesman said the woman was shot after ignoring orders to halt. Over the past …

Palestinians suing Britain over 1917 Balfour Declaration

The Levant News — Palestinian Authority Foreign Minister Riyad al-Malki asked the Arab League summit gathered in Mauritania on Monday to help the PA file a lawsuit against the British government over the Balfour Declaration, which allowed thousands of Jews to come to Palestine at the expense of the Palestinians. Malki further blamed the United …

New Initiative to employ Palestinian Graduates from Gaza in Gulf States

The Levant News – By Jasmin Rasheed –Palestinian sources from Ramallah have revealed a recent agreement between the Gulf states and the Palestinian government; 20,000 Palestinian graduates from the Gaza Strip will be offered employment opportunities in the Gulf states. According to these sources, the program has been launched to address the high rate of …

Israel and Turkey announce reconciliation

The Levant News — Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu formally announced reconciliation between Israel and Turkey during a press conference today in Rome. The two nations hope an agreement due to be signed Tuesday will ease six years of tensions since the deadly Israeli attack on a Turkish blockade runner headed for Gaza. The agreement is …