Yasser Abed Rabbo, secretary general of the Palestine Liberation Organization (PLO) executive committee, told a news conference in Ramallah that applying to gain a full membership for the state of Palestine will be soon.
Last Friday’s terrorist attacks by Anders Behring Breivik against Norway’s central government district and a political youth camp of the Labour Party targeted not only the Norwegian political system but the very idea behind Norway’s multicultural society and, in particular, the place of Muslims within it.
South African gold mine workers and the country's main producers were to meet on Friday for wage talks in a bid to end a strike that could halt output worth up to R25-million a day at a time when the price of bullion is near record highs.
Britain's political leaders have sent a series of Ramadan messages to Muslims around the world ahead of the start of the holy fasting month next week.
Pakistani and Indian foreign ministers stood side by side in New Delhi after their talks on Wednesday to declare that they are committed to pushing ahead to normalize relations.
Tens of thousands of Somalis already have fled starvation to the world’s largest refugee camp in neighbouring Kenya.
The South African Students Congress (SASCO) in Gauteng province notes with dismay the advanced preparations by the Israeli Apartheid regime to send a group of 27 Israeli students to South African universities in a desperate attempt to improve the ravaged image of Israel.
The resolve of Palestinians to have Palestine become the 194th member of the UN was underlined by Nabil Shaath, a Palestinian politician, a peace negotiator and member of the PLO's rival Fatah party's central committee.
Elaborate arrangements have been made in the Saudi Arabian capital to handle the huge number of Umrah pilgrims and ensure that hotels, shopping stores and entertainment parks offer the best services and prices to customers in Ramadan as per the directives of Saudi regulatory authorities.
Palestinians have finalized preparations to approach the United Nations in September to obtain a full membership of an independent state on the territories occupied by Israel in 1967, as the chances to resume the peace talks with Israel are nil, an official said on Thursday.