UN to Send Deputy Envoy to US Mideast Peace Conference
After weeks of hesitation, the United Nations announced Wednesday that it is sending its deputy Middle East coordinator to attend the unveiling of the economic component of a new US peace plan.
Palestinians Urge Egypt, Jordan to Reconsider going to U.S.-Led Conference
Palestinians urged Egypt and Jordan on Wednesday to reconsider their attendance at a U.S.-led conference on June 25-26 in Bahrain, voicing concern it would weaken any Arab opposition to Washington's coming peace plan.
Lebanese Foreign Minister Says his Country Will Not Participate in Bahrain's Conference
Lebanese Foreign Minister Gebran Bassil said that his country will not take part in Bahrain's conference because Palestinians themselves will not.
Protests in Bahrain Denounce Deal of Century on Quds Day despite Oppression
Despite the complete crackdown on the popular protests in Bahrain, Bahrainis took to the streets on Quds Day commemorated by Arab and Muslim peoples on the last Friday of Ramadan. Several protests were staged in Bahrain since Friday eve and were met with force as Bahraini regime forces used toxic gases as usual to confront them.