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#GazaUnderAttack | Did Israel commit war crimes in Rafah?

Amid fear that Hamas had captured an Israeli soldier, the Israeli military sealed civilians in the Rafah area and began shelling on Aug. 1, 2014. The Israeli military confirmed that Rafah residents were barred from leaving the area, but declined comment on the war crime allegations. Sabbah Report | Sept 2, 2014 No more room: […]

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Residents walk through the rubble of their destroyed home as a
Palestinian flag flutters in the wind, in the devastated
neighborhood of Shujaiyya in Gaza City on Aug. 7, 2014
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Report: Netanyahu says will not send delegation to Cairo talks

Ma’an News Agency | (updated) 01/09/2014 22:30 JERUSALEM (Ma’an) — Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu does not plan to send a delegation for negotiations in Cairo as stipulated by the ceasefire agreement that ended seven weeks of fighting in Gaza, Israeli media reported Monday. Channel 10 said in a TV report that Netanyahu told his […]

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Israeli attacks demolish historical sites in Gaza Strip – Video

PressTV | Published on Sep 1, 2014 Israel’s aerial and ground assaults on the Gaza Strip have wreaked destruction on the blockaded area, Press TV reports. According to the report, the Tel Aviv regime demolished many archaeological and historical sites some dating back to over a thousand years ago in its merciless onslaught on the […]

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UK Independence Party hugs Friend of Israel ~ by Stuart Littlewood

By Stuart Littlewood | Redress | Sept 1, 2014 The UK Independence Party (UKIP), which hopes for a big breakthrough in next year’s general election, has been wining and dining potential Conservative defectors one of which has actually come across. Last week Douglas Carswell stepped down as MP for Clacton-on-Sea, triggering a by-election in which […]

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Becoming a ‘daily': Israeli forces fire tear gas near East Jerusalem schools & children

Ma’an News Agency | Sep 1, 204 | 16:49 JERUSALEM (Ma’an) — Israeli forces fired tear gas canisters at schools in the Jabal al-Mukabbir neighborhood of East Jerusalem on Monday, with dozens of parents and children suffering gas inhalation. A member of a parents committee, Hasan Abdo, told Ma’an that Israeli forces deployed around schools […]

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Speaking in a meeting of Fatah leaders in Ramallah, Abbas said: 'The plan, which was proposed in 1956, included annexing 1,600 square kilometres from the Sinai Peninsula to the Gaza Strip in order to receive Palestinian refugees.'

Abbas: Palestinians were asked to annex parts of Sinai

MEMO | Monday, 01 September 2014 14:43 Speaking in a meeting of Fatah leaders in Ramallah, Abbas said: ‘The plan, which was proposed in 1956, included annexing 1,600 square kilometres from the Sinai Peninsula to the Gaza Strip in order to receive Palestinian refugees.’ Palestinian Authority (PA) President Mahmoud Abbas yesterday revealed that Palestinians refused […]

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Shayma al-Masri, a 4-year-old Palestinian girl injured in the Gaza Strip
during Israeli shelling on Beit Hanoun, lies on a bed on July 26, 2014 after
she was transferred from Gaza to St Joseph's hospital in East Jerusalem
(AFP/File Ahmad Gharabli)

Wounded Gazans struggle to find treatment after war

Ma’an News Agency | (updated) 01/09/2014 14:49 GAZA CITY (AFP) — Still in shock weeks after an Israeli shell blast shredded his arm and killed four members of his family, Ahmed Ayyad is one of many wounded Palestinians in Gaza now needing long-term care. But many of the organizations charged with rehabilitating Palestinians like him […]

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9-year-old child dies from wounds sustained in Gaza war bringing toll to 2158

Published today (updated) 01/09/2014 15:15 GAZA CITY (Ma’an) — A nine-year-old boy died in Gaza on Monday from wounds sustained during Israel’s recent offensive on the besieged enclave, medics said. Ziad al-Rifi was injured on Aug. 21 in an Israeli airstrike near his family home in Gaza City which killed Tariq al-Rifi, 35, his sons […]

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[File photo] Abu-Marzouk [Pictured above] accused the Palestinian unity government of delaying the implementation of measures that would address the conditions of Egyptians to open the border crossing to alleviate the suffering of Gaza's residents.

Hamas: PA should pave the way for opening Gaza borders

MEMO | Monday, 01 September 2014 12:12     The Palestinian Authority should propose a mechanism for the opening of the Gaza border crossings in accordance with the ceasefire agreement, leading member of the Hamas movement Mousa Abu-Marzouk said yesterday.In an interview with Al-Aqsa Satellite Channel, Abu-Marzouk said the opening of borders should not be […]

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Palestinian rights groups urge Abbas to sign Rome Statute

MEMO | Monday, 01 September 2014 12:16   A number of Palestinian human rights groups have called on the Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas to immediately sign the Rome Statute of the International Criminal Court in order to facilitate the prosecution of Israeli leaders over war crimes.The NGOs include the Aldameer Association for Human Rights, the […]

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Haneyya: Egypt should urge Israel to abide by ceasefire agreement

[ PIC 01/09/2014 - 06:52 AM ] GAZA, (PIC)– Ismail Haneyya, Deputy Head of Hamas political bureau, urged the Egyptian intelligence to pressure the Israeli occupation to observe the terms of the ceasefire agreement brokered by Egypt a few days ago. Haneyya drew attention, in a telephone call with the Egyptian intelligence, to Egypt’s need […]

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Humanitarian campaign in Istanbul to collect one billion dollars for Gaza

The int’l public foundation to aid Gaza held its first meeting in Istanbul   [ PIC 01/09/2014 - 06:54 AM ] ISTANBUL, (PIC)– The international public foundation to aid Gaza on Saturday evening held its first two-day meeting in the Turkish city of Istanbul with the participation of about 100 relief and charitable groups from […]

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Qatari Emir: Qatari reconstruction efforts to kick off in Gaza

[ PIC 01/09/2014 - 08:52 AM ] GAZA,(PIC)– Qatar’s Emir Sheikh Tamim Bin Hamad confirmed Sunday during a phone conversation with deputy chief of Hamas political bureau Ismail Haneyya that his country has already started preparations for the reconstruction of Gaza. He assured Haneyya that Qatar is simply undertaking its humanitarian responsibility towards Gaza which […]

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