Archive | December 31, 2010

A’arouri: circle of hunger-strikers in W. Bank jails might be expanded

[ 31/12/2010 – 11:19 AM ]   DAMASCUS, (PIC)– Saleh Al-A’arouri, member of Hamas political bureau, said Thursday that the circle of hunger-strikers among Palestinian political detainees in the West Bank jails might be expanded further to include other prisoners. A’arouri also confirmed that Hamas was serious about not holding any reconciliation meeting with Fatah […]

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Gaza PM meets representative of the Jordanian Chief of Staff

Friday, 31 December 2010 11:20 The Prime Minister of the Palestinian Authority in Gaza has met a representative of the Jordanian Army Chief of Staff. The delegation which met Ismail Haniyeh was headed by Major General Mahmoud Forayhat, the head of military operations in Jordan. Mr. Haniyah told his Jordanian visitors that the Palestinian cabinet […]

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Haneyya government opens first secondary school for the blind in Gaza

[ 31/12/2010 – 11:34 AM ]   GAZA, (PIC)– Dr. Mohammed Askool, the education minister in the PA government in the Gaza Strip, has inaugurated Thursday the first secondary school for the blind in Gaza Strip. In his speech during in the inauguration ceremony, Askool confirmed that his ministry backed by the PA government of […]

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PACBI – Listen to Our Voice!

  Palestinian Campaign for the Academic and Cultural Boycott of Israel| 30 December 2010 Ramallah, Occupied Palestine, 30 December 2010 From time to time, the Palestinian Campaign for the Academic and Cultural Boycott of Israel (PACBI) brings to the attention of BDS activists, both in Palestine and abroad, Palestinian-Israeli joint activities that, while purporting to […]

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The British Foreign Policy towards the Palestinian Issue with Special Reference to Resolution 242

palestinefreevoice: December 31, 2010 The British Foreign Policy towards the Palestinian Issue with Special Reference to Resolution 242 by John McHugo This document was presented by Mr. John McHugo at the Conference on “The Eurpean Foreign Policy towards the Palestinian Issue” that was held by Al-Zaytouna Centre for Studies and Consultations in Beirut, on 3-4/11/2010 […]

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Israel to compensate PA for Paz fuel theft scandal

    Published today (updated) 31/12/2010 14:03 RAMALLAH (Ma’an) — A Palestinian Authority lawsuit against Israeli fuel company Paz Oil for stealing fuel will be settled by the Israeli government, officials said on Thursday, and will see the PA compensated for losses. The suit came after workers accused Paz Oil transporters of siphoning profits from […]

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Israeli official claims that US will block Palestinian efforts at UN

Friday, 31 December 2010 12:15 An Israeli official has claimed that the US administration will exert all necessary efforts to suppress any Palestinian attempt to have a UN resolution condemning Israeli settlement activities in the Occupied Palestinian Territories. According to Israeli media sources, the anonymous official said that the United States will work behind the […]

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Gaza Wakfs Minister Condemns Israeli Crimes

QNA | News |  Article Date: 14:35 2010/12/31 Article ID: 0026 Gaza, December 31 (QNA) – Minister of Wakfs and Religious Affairs in the disbanded Palestinian government in Gaza Dr. Talib Abu Shaar has condemned the crimes perpetrated by Israel against Jerusalem. In a statement issued by his ministry today Dr. Abu Shaar said the […]

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Haneyya urges the release of Journalists detained in W. Bank jails

[ 31/12/2010 – 12:18 PM ]   GAZA, (PIC)– Ismael Haneyya, the Palestinian prime minister, has underscored Thursday that the Zionist enemy will not succeed to break the determination and the political will of the Palestinian people, stressing the role of Palestinian journalists in exposing Zionist crimes against the Palestinian people. Haneyya made his remarks […]

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Offshore Gas Reserves: Big Gas Find Sparks a Frenzy in Israel

We bring to the attention of our readers a article in the WSJ focussing on Israel’s offshore gas reserves. What is not mentioned in the article is the issue of ownership of these Israeli and Palestinian ownership of these reserves. In this regard, the military invasion of the Gaza Strip by Israeli Forces in late […]

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Additional €31 Million from EU to Support PA Drive to Build State institutions

PNN – Palestine News Network –  31.12.10 – 11:36 PNN – Ramallah – Prime Minister of the Palestinian Authority Dr. Salaam Fayyad and European Union Representative Christian Berger signed today a €31 million financing agreement to support the PA’s institution building agenda. Archive The European Union’s financial support to the Palestinian Authority is designed both […]

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Israeli Troops Arrest Seven Overnight, Allegedly Beat Woman

PNN – Palestine News Network – 31.12.10 – 11:36 Bethlehem – PNN – In a series of overnight raids ending on Friday morning, Israeli forces arrested five Palestinians around the West Bank and allegedly beat a woman and her son. Israeli soldiers (PNN Archive). A police public relations spokesman told Palestinian state news wire Wafa […]

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Settlers to Receive 3,160 Shekels Each for “Security Expenses” in 2011

PNN – Palestine News Network – 31.12.10 – 12:05 Tel Aviv – PNN – The Israeli Knesset approved its 2011-2012 budget on Wednesday, including two billion shekels for settlement services and security, or 3,160 shekels ($885) for each settler in the West Bank. Settlements in Jerusalem (PNN Archive). Israeli online newspaper Ha’aretz reported on Friday […]

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Islamic Jihad Refuses To Participate In New Gaza Government – International Middle East Media Center

Friday December 31, 2010 07:23 by Saed Bannoura – IMEMC & Agencies The Islamic Jihad Movement in Gaza refused to participate in the new government that The Hamas movement intends to form in the Gaza Strip. Hamas leader, Ismail Haniyya, offered a seat to the Islamic Jihad but the movement refused any participation. Islamic Jihad […]

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Palestinians to Approach UN for State Recognition

16:54 12/30/2010 Palestinians to Approach UN for State Recognition Abbas threatened to use diplomatic options. By Mohammed Mar’i – Ramallah The Palestinian Authority (PA) will present the UN Security Council (UNSC) with a draft of a resolution declaring statehood in the coming days, a senior Palestinian official said on Wednesday. Saeb Erekat, the chief Palestinian […]

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