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Egyptian authorities close Rafah crossing for the third day running

[ PIC 28/10/2013 – 08:18 AM ] RAFAH, (PIC)– The Egyptian authorities kept the Rafah border crossing with Gaza Strip closed on Monday for the third day running causing more suffering for its inhabitants. The department for crossings and borders said on Friday night that the Egyptian authorities had informed it of the intention to […]

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PHOTOS |#AlAqsaResists | Israel closes al-Aqsa mosque to worshipers

Ma’an News Agency |  (updated) 18/09/2013 14:14 JERUSALEM (Ma’an) — Israeli troops forcibly entered the al-Aqsa mosque compound on Wednesday and deployed heavily around the entrances, preventing Palestinian worshipers from accessing the area, locals said. Israeli troops entered the compound through the Moroccan Gate and the Chain Gate and denied all Palestinians, including women and […]

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Israel closes al-Aqsa Mosque

Maan News Agency | May 16, 2013 JERUSALEM (Ma’an) – Israeli police on Thursday closed the Al-Aqsa Mosque, banning non-Muslim visitors from the compound in Jerusalem’s Old City. Israeli police spokesman Micky Rosenfeld told Ma’an the mosque was closed to visitors at 10 a.m. “to prevent incidents” following a security assessment over the last 24 […]

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#PalHunger | Red Cross closes its doors before prisoners’ families

Featured Music Video | HUNGRY! | by @DocJazzMusic [ PIC 13/02/2013 – 09:20 PM ] RAMALLAH, (PIC)–The leader in the Islamic Jihad movement, Sheikh Khader Adnan accused the Red Cross of failing in activating the prisoners’ issue in international forums. Adnan, who declared an open hunger strike in solidarity with the striking prisoners, considered the […]

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Online Checkpoint ‘HaSefer Bli Paneem’ attacks again: FB closes the account of Hamas leader Mohammed Nazzal

[ PIC 16/10/2012 – 08:36 PM ] BEIRUT, (PIC)– Activists on Facebook said that they have not been able, on Monday, to access to the Facebook page of Mohammad Nazzal, a Hamas leading figure, pointing out that the website administration had closed the page, which Nazzal has been using for the past two years. Sources […]

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Collaborating PA security close a street in al-Khalil to protect #settlers (NOT Palestinians)

[ PIC 03/10/2012 – 07:49 PM ] AL-KHALIL, (PIC)– PA security apparatus evacuated on Tuesday Beersheba Street in the center of al-Khalil in the southern West Bank to protect the settlers, who stormed the region under the pretext of performing “religious rituals”. Eyewitnesses told “PIC” that the PA apparatuses in al-Khalil intensified their presence in […]

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Israeli occupation closes Ibrahimi Mosque before Muslims for Jewish holidays

[ PIC 02/10/2012 – 07:47 PM ] AL-KHALIL, (PIC)– Israeli occupation forces (IOF) decided on Monday to close the Ibrahimi Mosque before Muslim worshipers for two days under the pretext of Jewish holidays. According to the director of Awqaf in al-Khalil, Zeid Al-Ja’bari, the Israeli occupation authorities (IOA) handed over the directorate of Awqaf a […]

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Israeli Occupation closes the Ibrahimi Mosque in al-Khalil until Wednesday so settlers can celebrate

[ PIC 17/09/2012 – 07:57 PM ] AL-KHALIL, (PIC)– Israeli occupation authorities informed on Sunday the directorate of Awqaf in al-Khalil in the southern West Bank, about its decision to close the Ibrahimi Mosque to Muslim worshipers for the coming couple of days, to enable settlers to celebrate Jewish holidays. The Directorate of Awqaf in […]

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Israel Occupation extends the closure of several Jerusalemite institutions

[ PIC 31/07/2012 – 09:29 AM ] OCCUPIED JERUSALEM, (PIC)– The Israeli occupation authorities extended the closure order of several Jerusalemite institutions including the Orient House. A statement issued by the Orient House on Monday said: “These days mark the eleventh anniversary of the closure of the headquarters of Orient House and the Arab Studies […]

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The occupation closes a sports club in Issawiya town in Jerusalem

[ 13/07/2012 – 09:51 PM ] Source PIC OCCUPIED JERUSALEM, (PIC)– The Zionist occupation authorities released four Jerusalemite youths, on Wednesday, while its forces broke into a sports club in Issawiya town in Jerusalem. Jerusalemite sources said that the Zionist court released the youths after serving five months in Israeli jails pointing out that they […]

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Israel’s Decision to Close Samouni Case Makes Mockery of Victims’ Rights, International Law

Thursday May 03, 2012 02:56 by PCHR – Press Release The Palestinian Centre for Human Rights (PCHR) unreservedly condemns the Israeli Military Attorney General’s decision to close the case of the Samouni family without initiating any prosecutions. The Samouni case involved numerous well-documented allegations of war crimes, including the willful killing of 27 civilians, the […]

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The Occupation Authority Closes Ibrahimi Mosque for Two Days so Settlers can enter

[ PIC 09/04/2012 – 12:32 AM ] AL-KHALIL, (PIC)– The Israeli occupation forces closed the Ibrahimi Mosque in Al-Khalil in the West Bank to Muslims and only allowed Jewish settlers to enter it to celebrate the passover Jewish holiday, preventing Muslims from calling for prayer for two days. Zeid Al-Jabari,the director of Al-Khalil Waqf, said […]

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Occupation close roads in Jerusalem for a marathon

[ PIC 16/03/2012 – 03:42 PM ] AL-KHALIL, (PIC)– IOF troops started Friday morning closing roads in the occupied city of Jerusalem for a marathon run organised by the Zionist municipality, which Palestinians view as part of the municipality’s Judaization efforts. Local sources said that IOF troops closed a number of roads and entrances to […]

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Gaza power plant closes again

MAAN NEWS AGENCY FEB 28 2012 GAZA CITY (Ma’an) — Gaza’s only power plant has been forced to shut down for the second time in two weeks due to a fuel shortage, the energy authority in the Gaza Strip said Tuesday. Energy officials appealed to Egypt to provide Gaza with a sufficient amount of fuel […]

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Owners of destroyed homes close UNRWA offices

[ PIC 26/02/2012 – 05:55 PM ] GAZA, (PIC)– Angry Palestinian demonstrators closed the UNRWA offices in Rafah, south of the Gaza Strip, on Sunday to protest the delay in rebuilding their destroyed homes. Dozens of citizens participated in the demonstration to demand expediting the reconstruction of their homes before they closed the UNRWA offices. […]

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