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Large scale operation against Gaza ruled out by expert on Israeli affairs

MEMO | Nov 12, 2012 A specialist in Israeli affairs has ruled out a major Israeli military operation against the Gaza Strip similar to Operation Cast Lead in 2008-9. Barhoum Gracie said that through his attacks on Gaza Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu wants to divert the attention of the Israeli public in the run-up […]

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Ufree: Europeans reacting ‘positively’ with Palestinian prisoner affairs

[ 25/07/2011 – 08:48 AM ] OSLO, (PIC)– Europeans have begun to ”interact positively” with the rights of Palestinian prisoners held in Israeli jails, said the Oslo-based European network to support the Palestinian prisoners, also known as Ufree. Ufree executive director Khalid al-Mudallil said in an interview with the Palestine daily newspaper published on Sunday […]

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Women’s affairs ministry condemns ‘humiliating’ HaSharon strip search

[ 12/06/2011 – 08:35 AM ] GAZA, (PIC)– The Gaza ministry of women’s affairs has condemned the humiliating strip search of four women held in Israel’s HaSharon prison. The women affairs ministry held the Israeli government responsible for what happens to the women it holds prisoner and called on Palestinian rights groups to publicize Israel’s […]

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Gaza: Ministry of Prisoner Affairs praises Ban Ki-moon’s call for the release of all Palestinian prisoners

Thursday, 10 March 2011 16:30 Calling on the Israeli occupation to release all Palestinian prisoners being currently held in its jails. The Ministry of Prisoners and Former Prisoners in the Gaza Strip has praised the UN Secretary General, Ban Ki-Moon, for calling on the Israeli occupation to release all Palestinian prisoners being currently held in […]

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Religious affairs ministry condemns Aqsa Mosque area destruction

[ 05/03/2011 – 08:19 AM ]   GAZA, (PIC)– The Gaza religious affairs ministry has condemned the destruction of palaces from the Umayyad Caliphate era south of the holy Aqsa Mosque. Israel had been drilling there to extend a network of bridges and stair rails around the archaeological area adjacent to the Mosque in order […]

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Ministry of religious affairs slams restrictions on entry to Aqsa Mosque

[ 26/02/2011 – 09:43 AM ]   GAZA, (PIC)– The Palestinian ministry of religious affairs expressed concern about the restrictions imposed by Israel on Palestinian worshipers who want to perform prayers at the Aqsa Mosque and its surrounding yards, especially on Fridays. The ministry’s committee of Jerusalem underlined in a statement on Friday that such […]

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Prison affairs minister: Alliot-Marie’s visit to Shalit’s family proves bias

[ 23/01/2011 – 10:50 AM ]   GAZA, (PIC)– Gaza minister of prisoner affairs Mohammed Faraj al-Ghaul said visits by French Foreign Minister Michele Alliot-Marie to Shalit’s family proved her bias to Israel. “I expected the minister to visit the relatives of seven thousand captives in Israeli jails, but her exclusive visit to Shalit’s home […]

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What Do you Mean We are Undermining the Government?

Wednesday, 19 January 2011 09:51 Marinus Verweij, ICCO Last Thursday, ICCO discussed its funding of the news site The Electronic Intifada with Uri Rosenthal, the Minister of Foreign Affairs of The Netherlands. It was a tough and straightforward talk, but ICCO sees no reason to change its policy. International law is the main guideline for […]

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Hamas and Women: Clearing Misconceptions

17:12 01/12/2011 The Palestinian woman in Gaza is educated and has a voice. (MENASSAT) By Dr. Ahmed Yousef – Gaza Women in every society have a different perception of their respective roles, which are generally molded by social and cultural norms. Evidently in many parts of the world, these social and cultural norms have restricted […]

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Ministry of religious affairs calls for internet warefare to protect holy sites

[ 05/01/2011 – 12:59 PM ]   OCCUPIED JERUSALEM, (PIC)– The Palestinian ministry of religious affairs called for strongly retaliating to the Israeli internet warfare against the occupied city of Jerusalem and the Aqsa Mosque and working on protecting the holy sites against the Zionist piracy. The ministry stressed in a press release on Tuesday […]

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No deal in offing: Israeli FM

PressTV – Wed Jan 5, 2011 3:16AM Israeli Foreign Minister Avigdor Lieberman Israel’s far-right Foreign Minister Avigdor Lieberman has said he does not foresee any imminent agreement with the Palestinians. The two sides will have to “postpone the political solution for at least a decade,” he told AFP on Tuesday. He also blamed the international […]

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Hamas, PFLP-GC affirm: No meddling in Lebanese internal affairs

[ 25/12/2010 – 10:10 AM ]   BEIRUT, (PIC)– Hamas representative in Lebanon Ali Baraka agreed with Abu Emad, the representative of the popular front for the liberation of Palestine – general command in Lebanon, that Palestinians would not interfere in internal Lebanese crises. The two parties following a meeting on Friday said that security […]

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