Archive | August, 2014
'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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Lawyer: 2 minors being held in Israeli prison beaten with rifles

Ma’an News Agency | (updated) 31/08/2014 20:22 HEBRON (Ma’an) — Two Palestinian youths being held in Israel’s Etzion detention center south of Bethlehem have been beaten by Israeli officers, a lawyer from the Palestinian Prisoner’s Society said Sunday. Jacklin Fararja recently visited Badri Abu Zalata, 14, and Kazhim al-Najjar, 16, and said they told her […]

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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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Tel Aviv to expropriate 400 hectares of Palestinian land in West Bank – VIDEO

      Published on Aug 31, 2014 The military says 400 hectares of land at the settlement of Gevaot in the southern city of Bethlehem are declared as Israeli land. The settlement’s council has welcomed the plan, expressing hope that it will pave the way for the expansion of the Gevaot settlement and for […]

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South African medical team arrives in Gaza

Ma’an News Agency | Aug 31, 2014 | 17:33 GAZA CITY (Ma’an) — A South African medical team arrived in Gaza on Sunday to assist in the treatment of thousands of Palestinians injured in Israel’s 51-day assault on the Strip. In a news conference at al-Shifa hospital, the director of the Gift of the Givers […]

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Israel fiasco in Gaza spurs US sanctions: Iranian MP

PressTV | Sun Aug 31, 2014 2:3PM GMT The failures suffered by the United States and the Israeli regime are the main reason behind a new round of sanctions against the Islamic Republic, a senior Iranian lawmaker says. “The US and Israel are trying to make up for their failures by imposing new sanctions [on […]

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Documents show how US allowed Israel to have nukes

PressTV | Sun Aug 31, 2014 4:55PM GMT The US government has declassified top-secret documents from 45 years ago showing how the US allowed Israel to possess nuclear program. The documents reveal how US government officials and senior advisers to the then US president Richard Nixon withdrew from a plan to block Israeli nuclearization ahead […]

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Palestinian ex-detainee dies, another suffers serious health problems after deliberate medical neglect by Israel

[ PIC 31/08/2014 – 02:08 PM ] AL-KHALIL, (PIC)– Palestinian ex-detainee Sufiyan Iskafi, 31, was proclaimed dead after he lost his battle with cancer, while the health condition of ex-detainee Naim Shawamreh seriously declined, the Palestinian prisoner society said on Saturday. Director of the society in Al-Khalil Amjad Annajar said that Iskafi was jailed by […]

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Ceasefire in Gaza. So Israeli occupation regime confiscates four thousands dunums in West Bank

[ PIC 31/08/2014 – 02:19 PM ] BETHLEHEM, (PIC)– Israeli Occupation Authoriteis (IOA) decided to confiscate around four thousand dunums of Palestinian lands, which surround the Israeli settlement of Gush Etzion, south of Bethlehem. The Coordinator of Government Activities in the Territories, Yoav Mordechai, told the Israeli Channel 7, on Sunday morning, that the confiscation […]

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Wheelchair bound Palestinian 24 days in Israeli detention center denied right to lawyer visits and medical check-ups

[ PIC 31/08/2014 – 02:25 PM ] RAMALLAH, (PIC)– The Israeli prison authority has been holding disabled Palestinian detainee Shadi Daraghma, who is confined to a wheelchair, in al-Mascoubiya detention center for 24 uninterrupted days, denying him the right to lawyer visits and to urgent medical check-ups , the Palestinian Prisoner Society revealed on Sunday. […]

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Israeli police bar entry of Palestinian women to Aqsa Mosque, allow in zionist squatters

[ PIC 31/08/2014 – 02:48 PM ] OCCUPIED JERUSALEM, (PIC)– The Aqsa foundation for endowment and heritage said that the Israeli occupation police prevented on Sunday morning Palestinian women from entering the Aqsa Mosque and only allowed in Jewish settlers and intelligence officers. In a press release, the Aqsa foundation said that the Israeli police […]

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Haneyya: World stood speechless before our resistance’s achievements

[ PIC 31/08/2014 – 10:02 AM ] GAZA, (PIC)– Deputy Chairman of Hamas political bureau, Ismail Haneyya, and prominent Islamic leader, Sheikh Kamal Khatib, reverberated in statements on Saturday their appreciation of Palestinians’ stand-up fight against the belligerent Israeli offensive on besieged Gaza for over 50 days, dubbing it “a historical battle that holds much […]

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Ceasefire. So Zionist occupation forces round up more Palestinians. 600 nabbed by IOF since August

[ PIC 31/08/2014 – 10:16 AM ] RAMALLAH, (PIC)– The Israeli occupation forces (IOF) on Saturday and at dawn Sunday nabbed two Palestinian youngsters from the West Bank and four other citizens from Occupied Jerusalem, bringing the number of Palestinians detained since mid-June to over 2,000. The IOF nabbed Palestinian youngster Bashar Qadous during a […]

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