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UN official: Gaza does not receive the required attention

[ PIC 08/05/2012 – 04:44 PM ] GAZA (PIC) — The new Director of operations of Relief and Works Agency for Palestine Refugees “UNRWA”, Robert Turner, said he will launch a campaign to draw attention to the difficult conditions in the Gaza Strip. This was revealed on Monday, during a visit by Turner and his […]

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Palestinian prisoners in four Israeli prisons on hunger strike

[ PIC 03/04/2012 – 10:23 AM ] GAZA, (PIC)– The ministry of prisoners in Gaza said that Palestinian prisoners in four Israeli jails are going on a single day hunger strike on Tuesday as part of their protest steps against oppression and violation of rights. The ministry said that the prisoners in Askalan, Nafha, Eshel, […]

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Aruri: All Palestinian prisoners to go on hunger strike in April

[ PIC 04/03/2012 – 12:57 PM ] BEIRUT, (PIC)– Political bureau member of Hamas and in charge of the prisoners file in the movement said that Palestinian prisoners were preparing for an open ended hunger strike in April. Aruri said in a TV statement on Saturday evening that Hamas has put five conditions for the […]

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Watch: Heated argument draws TV attention – VIDEO

MAAN NEWS AGENCY FEB 29 2012 BETHLEHEM (Ma’an) — While heading to his daughter’s school to attend an awards ceremony, Rajih Abu al-Sukkar was notified that Israeli forces uprooted dozens of olive trees in lands belonging his village Turmusayya near Ramallah. He immediately rushed to the land along with other residents. “Are you leaving my […]

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Israel is accused of using illegal settlements to divert attention from domestic issues

  Wednesday, 10 August 2011 13:30| MEMO A member of the Palestinian Legislative Council member has accused the Israeli government of trying to divert attention from its domestic crises at the expense of the Palestinian people. Mr Qais Abdul Karim, known as Abu Laila, has claimed that the real reason for further construction in the […]

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Barghouthi: Pro-Palestinian activists have fulfilled purpose

[ 17/07/2011 – 10:49 AM ] RAMALLAH, (PIC)– Palestinian MP Mustafa al-Barghouthi, head of the Palestinian National Initiative, said the international pro-Palestinian campaign achieved more than it set out to, despite measures Israel took to prevent them from landing in the occupied territories. Barghouthi said in a statement to Quds Press that the measures still […]

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Al Barghouti: Freedom Flotilla II succeeded in attracting global attention to siege on Gaza

Wednesday, 06 July 2011 13:40 | MEMO International activists taking part in the Freedom Flotilla mission are determined to reach the Palestinian territories. The Secretary General of the Palestinian National Initiative, Dr Mustafa Al Barghouthi, has said that despite being prevented from setting sail from Greece, Freedom Flotilla II managed to achieve several goals including […]

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Red Cross: Gaza medicine crisis needs attention

Published today 15/06/2011 16:30 <div GAZA CITY (Ma’an) — The Gaza medication crisis is “enormous and needs concentrated efforts” to see its resolution, Red Cross official Omer Ferry said Wednesday. Ferry said the organization would continue supporting the health sector in any way it could, but called on the Palestinian Ministry of Health to look […]

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