Archive | June 8, 2011

IOF soldiers storm villages, round up citizens including teen

[ 08/06/2011 – 02:00 PM ] AL-KHALIL, (PIC)– Israeli occupation forces (IOF) rounded up two Palestinians in Al-Khalil and Qalqilia villages including a 17-year-old teen, local sources reported on Wednesday. They said that the soldiers stormed the village of Dhaheria, south of Al-Khalil, and took away a 50-year-old man. Locals reported other storming and searching […]

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Medical supply shortage in Gaza threatens lives of thousands

A severe shortage of medical supplies in Gaza threatens the lives of thousands of patients Saleh Naami , Wednesday 8 Jun 2011 | Al Ahram Online The Palestinian government in Gaza has decided to cut five per cent of its employees’ salaries in order to be able to purchase drugs and medical supplies amid the […]

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The Gaza Strip is Running Out of Medicine

PNN – Palestine News Network – | 08.06.11 – 11:24 Gaza – PNN – The Palestinian ministry of health in Gaza announced that the coastal enclave is heading for an unprecedented medical crisis. Gaza Hospital Dr. Bassam Naoim, spokesperson of the ministry of health, said during a meeting with foreign and Arab donor countries on […]

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Rafah Crossing Reopens With Restrictions on Travelers

PNN – Palestine News Network – 08.06.11 – 11:38 Rafah – PNN – The Palestinian interior ministry in Gaza announced on Wednesday that the Rafah crossing reopened due to an agreement that had been reached with the Egyptian authorities on Wednesday. Rafah Crossing Between Gaza and Egypt According to the interior ministry, travel will be […]

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UNRWA Report Questions the Blooming West Bank Economy

PNN – Palestine News Network 08.06.11 – 13:59 Jerusalem – PNN – The UN Relief and Works Agency released a report on Wednesday questioning the view that the Palestinian economy in the West Bank is flourishing. Contrary to media reports, the UNRWA report states that in the first half of 2010 the unemployment rate rose […]

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Settlers Storm Al Aqsa Plaza

PNN – Palestine News Network | 08.06.11 – 14:11 Jerusalem – PNN – Reports are surfacing today of Jewish settlers breaking into the al-Aqsa plaza in large numbers after provocative marches in the Old City and surrounding areas. Aqsa guards have said that settlers broke in through the Maghareba gate near the Western Wall, under […]

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 Israel: A Choice To Kill 

By Chris Floyd | Information Clearing House | June 07, 2011 I watched them marching toward the border. Row upon row of them in the hot, bright sun. They marched without guns, without tanks and missiles — although some, like the shepherd boy David, did pick up a few rocks to hurl into the impossible […]

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June 8, 2011 PALESTINE NEWS

SPECIAL TOPIC آخر الأخبار والتحديثات June 8, 2011 | GAZA PALESTINE | TODAY NEWS LINKS| Gaza has been under siege for 1456 days | Spread-Share-Link or Tweet the News! LIVE UPDATES FROM June 5, 2011 PROTEST & MASSACRE #NAKSA #JUNE5 #PALESTINE #GOLAN █  Live updates | Naksa Day | #June5  | Page 1 █  Live updates […]

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Traveling to the other part of home – by Rana Baker

Rana Baker |The Electronic Intifada |Gaza Strip |7 June 2011 Jerusalem’s Dome of the Rock (Flickr) (numerosept) For Palestinians in Gaza, the answer to “Have you ever been to Jerusalem?” is usually a complicated one. I first went to Jerusalem in 2000 with my parents, grandmother and older sister. I was staring at a crowd of […]

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Israel: Tacit Approval of Discrimination against Bedouins

  By Richard Lightbown Around 90,000 Arab Bedouin live on their own land in the Negev which they have inhabited for generations, in some cases before the establishment of the state of Israel. As part of the Israeli Government’s policy to relocate Bedouin from their “unrecognized villages” into government-planned towns, the Water Commissioner had refused […]

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