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Prison leader released after 4.5 years

GAZA CITY (Ma’an) — The detainees center in Gaza City reported Thursday the release from Israeli custody of 45 year-old Ayed Dudin from Durra village in Hebron following the end of a four-and-a-half-year prison term. Dudin has spent a total of 14 years in Israeli prison. He spent at least two years jailed without charge […]

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ei: Village remains under siege weeks after settlement murders

Charlotte Silver, The Electronic Intifada, 8 April 2011 Israeli soldiers stop a Palestinian driver on the outskirts of Awarta village, 22 March. (Jafar Ashtiyeh/AFP) Awarta is a poor, sprawling village in the northern occupied West Bank. Surrounded by land that is now a vivid green from the winter rains, trails of cactus plants grow between […]

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Gaza officials ask EU to step in after Goldstone comments

April 5, 2011 GAZA CITY (Ma’an) — Over 100 Palestinian figures from Gaza Strip sent a letter of protest to the EU Representative in Palestine, after delegates voted against a move forward on the recommendations of the Goldstone Report at the UN. “Our Palestinian people feel shocked and angered regarding the European vote on Friday, […]

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Brigades: Gaza ceasefire over after Israel air strike kills 3

April 2, 2011 GAZA CITY (Ma’an) –The National Resistance Brigades announced Saturday morning that the ceasefire was over in the Gaza Strip, following an overnight Israeli air strike which killed three leaders of Hamas’ armed wing. The brigades, the military wing of the Democratic Front for the Liberation of Palestine, said they would retaliate to […]

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Al-Quds Brigades vows to hit back strongly after killing of resistance fighters

23/03/2011 – 09:24 AM GAZA, (PIC)– Al-Quds Brigades, the armed wing of Islamic Jihad, vowed to retaliate very strongly to Israel’s assassination of four of its resistance fighters during an aerial attack yesterday on Azzeitoun neighborhood, southeast of Gaza city. “Our response to the assassination of our cadres and fighters will be as strong as […]

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Gaza child dies 10 days after attack

March 22, 2011 GAZA CITY (Ma’an) — A five-year-old boy died Monday in the Gaza Strip, 10 days after he was attacked in the coastal enclave. Mustapha Ahmad Sehwel’s parents said he went to buy fuel with his brothers when unidentified attackers poured fuel on his trousers and set fire to him. His brothers put […]

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Jets strike Gaza after Hamas offers truce

Updated March 22, 2011 BETHLEHEM (Ma’an) — Israeli warplanes targeted sites across the Gaza Strip late Monday injuring at least 17 people including seven children, witnesses and medics said. Ten people arrived at Ash-Shifa Hospital in Gaza City and seven others were taken to Kamal Adwan Hospital in the north, the BBC reported. An airstrike […]

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‘Israel will be biggest loser in region after changes,’ expert says

15 March 2011, Tuesday / ERCAN YAVUZ, ANKARA Middle East expert Veysel Ayhan says that Israel will be the biggest loser of the popular revolutions in Arab countries, predicting that this process will eventually lead to the establishment of an independent Palestinian state. Ayhan, a lecturer and associate professor at Abant İzzet Baysal University and […]

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Angered relatives close UNRWA clinic after death of refugee child

[ 10/03/2011 – 11:52 AM ]   SIDON, (PIC)– Palestinians angered at the preventable death of Mohammed Nabeeh Taha, 11,  have closed the UNRWA clinic inside the Wadi al-Halwa refugee camp in Lebanon. They took to the streets alongside local Palestinian forces holding the child’s body protesting the recent marked decline in services the UN […]

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Chamber of commerce warns of economic crisis in Gaza after Al-Mintar closure

[ 03/03/2011 – 10:54 AM ]   GAZA, (PIC)– A senior official of the Palestinian chamber of commerce warned of a major crisis in importing basic goods to the besieged Gaza Strip following the closure of Al-Mintar commercial (Karni) crossing. “The closure of Al-Mintar crossing will lead to a big crisis in the supply of […]

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Ahrar: Palestinian prisoner’s health deteriorates after assassination attempt

[ 28/01/2011 – 11:30 AM ]   RAMALLAH, (PIC)– Um Saif Salheyyah, sister of captive Haitham Salheyyah who was the victim of an assassination attempt by an Israeli occupation agent who spiked his drink two weeks ago at the Eshel prison, called on human rights organisations to intervene to save her brother’s life. Fouad al-Khafsh, […]

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Law allows Israel to arrest Gaza man minutes after his release

[ 19/01/2011 – 10:56 AM ]   GAZA, (PIC)– Israel arrested a Gaza man Wednesday under an unlawful combatant law minutes after releasing him. Muhammad Abdel-Halim Fawzi Bawadi finished a seven year prison sentence by the Israelis. When he reached the Beit Hanoun border crossing to Gaza upon his release, authorities arrested him a second […]

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AIUK : Gaza: New demand for justice over Gaza conflict on two-year ‘anniversary’

    Posted: 18 January 2011 ‘A denial of justice is a recipe for future bloodshed’ – Kate Allen New film shows ‘Day In The Life’ of those affected Amnesty International is marking the two-year “anniversary” of the end of the 2008-9 Gaza conflict with a “global day of action” on 18 January calling for […]

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Silwan clashes erupt after police raid home; two minors arrested

[ 17/01/2011 – 05:05 PM ]   OCCUPIED JERUSALEM, (PIC)– Violent clashes erupted Sunday night in the East Jerusalem Silwan district after Israeli police raided a home there. The Batn al-Hawa residence is part of an area frequently targeted by Jewish settler property claims. Meanwhile, the Israelis were responsible for many provocative steps this week […]

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THE DAY AFTER ZIONISM

Posted by desertpeace on Monday, January 17, 2011 at 11:39 am. We arrive in Yafa and go first to the sea. One friend has not seen it since she was a child – except as a reminder from the hills of Nablus on a clear day – and her eyes immediately fill with tears. She […]

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