Kuwaiti permanent representative to the UN, Ambassador Mansour Al Otaibi announced on Tuesday that Kuwait would present a draft resolution for protection of the Palestinian people to the UN Security Council member states.
In a statement given at the UN General Assembly on the Question of Palestine, Ambassador Lana Zaki Nussaibah, the UAE’s Permanent Representative to the UN in New York, reiterated the message of President His Highness Shaikh Khalifa Bin Zayed Al Nahyan, sent to the UN on the occasion of the International Day of Solidarity with the Palestinian People. "The time has come for the international community, especially the Quartet and the Security Council, to act in accordance with the provisions of international law and the relevant resolutions of international legitimacy, including taking effective measures for the protection of the Palestinian people.”
The Saudi Council of Ministers opposed the American administration’s decision to transfer its embassy to Jerusalem (Al-Quds) in a session chaired by King Salman last Tuesday. The council also condemned the Israeli gunfire that killed unarmed Palestinian civilians along the Gaza Strip border on Monday.
In a statement that came out on 15th May 2018, the UAE Ministry of Foreign Affairs and International Cooperation expressed the UAE's condemnation and denunciation of the excessive use of force by the Israeli occupation army against the unarmed Palestinian people, who are practicing their right to protest and demanding their legitimate rights. The ERC, has also announced the allocation of $ 5 million to provide urgent medicines and medical supplies to Palestinian injuries in Gaza.
Turki Al Hamad, Saudi writer, and political science professor said that the "Great March of Return" in Gaza is an Iranian maneuver executed by Hamas and using Palestinians as human shields. Link to tweet: https://twitter.com/TurkiHAlhamad1/status/996110729798475776
Saudi Scholar and manager of The Middle East Center for Strategic and Legal Studies, based in Jeddah, tweeted congratulating Israel on the opening of the USA embassy in Jerusalem, and praised the "freedom of faith" he saw in the Israeli society when he visited Jerusalem. Link to tweet: https://twitter.com/hakeem970/status/995987395601367040
Arab states resoundingly condemned the killing of more than 50 Palestinians in this week’s Gaza protests, just as they have after previous Israeli violence going back decades — but behind the scenes fears over Iran have divided Arab leaders, with some willing to quietly reach out to Israel. Saudi Arabia, which has used its control of holy sites in Mecca and Medina to brand itself the protector of Islam around the world, offered a brief statement of condemnation and reaffirmed its support for “the Palestinian brotherly people” and their “legitimate rights.”