Archive | December 18, 2010

Fatah asks Hamas for meeting on national reconciliation in Damascus

[ 18/12/2010 – 10:27 AM ]   RAMALLAH, (PIC)– Informed Palestinian sources said that the leadership of Fatah faction made a request lately for a meeting with Hamas Movement in Damascus later this month to resume reconciliation talks. The sources, on condition of anonymity, told the Palestinian information center (PIC), that this request came in […]

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Zahhar: Hamas gets stronger despite the Israeli siege

[ 18/12/2010 – 07:55 AM ]   GAZA, (PIC)– Member of Hamas’s political bureau Dr. Mahmoud Al-Zahhar stated that his Movement is getting stronger despite the Israeli blockade on the Gaza Strip and embarking on building civil institutions and resisting the occupation at the same time. “We are holding out and the Movement’s popularity is […]

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Maltese foreign minister demands end to Gaza siege with ‘more than just words’

[ 18/12/2010 – 08:07 AM ]   GAZA, (PIC)– Malta’s Foreign Minister Tonio Borg said he was shocked at the humanitarian condition in the Gaza Strip that has resulted from Israel’s four-year blockade on the region. He asserted that the time has come to end the blockade. “The siege on Gaza must be seriously lifted, […]

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Former Egyptian official: Israel plans to reoccupy the Sinai Peninsula

[ 17/12/2010 – 11:04 AM ]   CAIRO, (PIC)– Hassan Esa, the former Egyptian official in the ministry of foreign affairs, has warned of Israeli attempts to reoccupy the Egyptian Sinai Peninsula indirectly, noting that the Israelis were publicly talking about the “hope to return to Sinai”. “Israel will not relax and feel comfortable unless […]

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Apartheid Wall

Israel’s Apartheid Wall Introduction Israel’s West Bank Barrier has become the most visible manifestation of the Israeli military occupation and most pressing issue for Palestinians. Often misleadingly called a “fence”, the considerable structure snakes through the West Bank on Palestinian land, leaving Palestinians on the wrong side isolated from their land, extended families, and way […]

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Families of hunger strikers in Abbas jails deny the strike ended

[ 17/12/2010 – 09:54 PM ]   AL-KHALIL, (PIC)– Families of the six Palestinian detainees on hunger strike for the fourth week now denied reports disseminated by Fatah-controlled media in the West Bank that the captives decided to end the strike. “Our sons entered their fourth week in the strike, and what the Fatah media […]

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Nothing Short of FULL LIBERATION of Palestine is Acceptable! – Salem-News.Com

Dec-17-2010 17:45 Commentary by Nahida Izzat Salem-News.com Israel’s carte blanche for bullies and aggressors to do what they like, steal, kill, colonize, rape, oppress, torture… Life in Israel (LONDON) – In this essay I would reflect on why as an exiled Palestinian, I do not believe that putting an end to zionism is an ideal […]

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US Senate call for diplomatic campaign against recognition of Palestinian state

[ 17/12/2010 – 08:40 PM ]   WASHINGTON, (PIC)– The US Senate has called on the Obama administration to launch a diplomatic campaign to dissuade countries from recognising a Palestinian state within 1967 borders if the issue was brought up before the UN Security Council. The Senate expressed during an its meeting on Thursday morning […]

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An elderly woman allowed to return to Gaza after 62 years of exile

[ 17/12/2010 – 07:30 PM ]   GAZA, (PIC)– Egyptian authorities allowed an elderly Palestinian woman to return to the Gaza Strip after she spent 62 years in exile in Jordan apart from her husband and children. Ne’mah Mattar Khamees, in her eighties, was exiled in 1948 by the Israeli occupation to Jordan. She lived […]

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