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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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Israeli fire on Rafah raises war crimes claim – Video

    Published on Aug 31, 2014 Palestinian human rights groups are trying to initiate an international investigation into the treatment of Palestinian civilians by the Israeli military during the Gaza war that could amount to war crimes. On August the first, and only two hours into a 72-hour humanitarian ceasefire, Israel sealed off Gaza’s […]

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'As was the case before and during the war, Israel still allows only 200-400 trucks loaded with aid supplies as well as limited quantities of fuel and cooking gas through the crossing daily,'

#GazaUnderAttack | Israel keeping Gaza siege despite deal: Official

MEMO | Sunday, 31 August 2014 13:32   Israel has not begun to implement a lift on a years-long siege on the Gaza Strip, a senior Palestinian border official saidSunday, despite a recent cease-fire agreement that entailed opening all border crossings between Israel and the embattled enclave.“Commercial activity at Kerem Shalom crossing remains the same […]

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“Truce Negotiations”? Netanyahu warns of reoccupation of Gaza again – Video

Published on Aug 31, 2014 Less than a week after Tel Aviv’s 50-day war on the Gaza Strip came to an end, the Israeli prime minister is once again warning about the occupation of the besieged region. Benjamin Netanyahu has defended Tel Aviv’s devastating war on Gaza, adding that toppling Hamas still tops the agenda. […]

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