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Israel bars 26 Gaza runners from 1st West Bank marathon

Palestinian Olympic athlete Nader al-Masri (L) and a fellow runner speed along the waterfront in Gaza City. (File photo) PressTV | Sat Apr 20, 2013 12:38PM The Israeli regime has barred 26 Palestinian runners from the Gaza Strip to take part in a marathon in the occupied West Bank. The Gaza runners, including former Olympics […]

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Paris protesters demand jailed Palestinian athletes released

Pro-Palestinian activists shout anti-Israeli slogans during a protest outside the French Football Federation (FFF) office in Paris on April 17, 2013. PressTV | Thu Apr 18, 2013 1:11PM Pro-Palestinian activists have staged a protest outside the office of the French Football Federation (FFF) in Paris, demanding the release of Palestinian sportsmen held by Israel. Dozens […]

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