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Committee to discuss Arab Peace Initiative in Cairo

July 30, 2015 at 9:32 am

Members of the Arab Peace Initiative are to meet in 5 August to discuss the escalation in violence and Israeli actions in occupied Jerusalem, the Anadolu Agency reported.

Palestinian Authority (PA) and Fatah President Mahmoud Abbas will attend the meeting which will be held in Cairo, Egypt.

The meeting is expected to discuss the Israeli escalation in Jerusalem, illegal settlements, detentions and assassinations carried out by Israel, the siege on Gaza, the displacement of Palestinians, ethnic cleansing, Palestinian internal division and agreeing on a new project to end the occupation which will be submitted to the UN.

The committee of the Arab Peace Initiative includes Egypt, the PA, Jordan, Bahrain, Tunisia, Algeria, Saudi Arabia, Sudan, Iraq, Qatar, Kuwait, Lebanon, Morocco, Yemen and the UAE.

On Sunday, more than a hundred of extremist Israeli settlers, including Israeli Housing Minister Uri Ariel, broke into Al-Aqsa Mosque escorted by large numbers of Israeli police and troops.

They clashed with Palestinian worshippers, injuring many of them.