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Israeli occupation closes streets, confiscates lands in Jerusalem

“Settling” constitutes a warcime according to international law and ICC statute. Even under US’ own military legislations’ Law resources below this article [ PIC 13/06/2013 – 09:28 PM ] OCCUPIED JERUSALEM, (PIC)– Israeli occupation police closed main streets leading to the Old City in occupied Jerusalem on Thursday, local sources said. The Israeli decision to […]

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Gaza Tunnels: Closing the Lifelines

The closure of smuggling tunnels has led to the increase of prices of goods and merchandise, most notably building materials. Petrol began disappearing from stations. (Photo: Shuaib Abu Jahal)  Qais Safadi  | Al Akhbar English | August 12, 2012 Gaza – For the past six days, more than one and a half million people in […]

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Haneyya reaches Egyptian intelligence chief on the phone

[ PIC 06/08/2012 – 01:31 PM ] GAZA, (PIC)– Palestinian premier in Gaza Ismail Haneyya reached Egyptian intelligence chief Murad Muwafi over the phone on Monday to discuss the murder of Egyptian border guards in Sinai. The government’s spokesman Taher Al-Nunu told the PIC that the “lengthy” phone call focused on the crime. He said […]

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Islamic Cooperation Condemns Israeli Forces’ Storming of Al-Aqsa Compound

WAFA Febr 19 2012 CAIRO, February 19, 2012 (WAFA) – Secretary General of the Organization of Islamic Cooperation (OIC) Ekmeleddin Ihsanoglu Sunday condemned the Israeli police storming of al-Haram al-Sharif compound in the Old City of Jerusalem and assaulting several worshippers, said a press release. Ihsanoglu considered the Israeli “serious escalation” as an assault against […]

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Closing The Ibrahim Mosque for Muslims and Opening it to Israeli Settlers

REFUSING TO DIE IN SILENCE – Video Tuesday October 04, 2011 14:22 by Majd Qumsieh – IMEMC & Agencies  Israeli Military forces closed the Ibrahim Mosque in Hebron in the West Bank today, October 4th, the Palestinian news agency WAFA reported. The director of Hebron Endowments, Zayd Al-Ja‘bari, reported to WAFA that the Israeli military […]

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Children march through Silwan for Summer Games closing ceremony – in pictures

Wednesday, 27 July, 2011 | 01:29 |  Wadi Hilweh Information Center – Silwan, Jerusalem Silwan, Jerusalem (SILWANIC) — The closing ceremony of the Madaa Creative Center “Summer Games” event yesterday saw a massive march through Silwan under the banner of “I Love You Silwan”. The Games, in their fifth consecutive year, feature a wide range […]

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Gaza Truck Drivers Strike to Protest Israel’s Closing of Karni Crossing

Tuesday, 22 March 2011 07:13 Dolev Rahat, Alternative Information Center (AIC) Truck drivers in the Gaza Strip declared a strike to protest Israel’s closing of the Karni crossing, previously the main passage for goods into Gaza. Although drivers have currently suspended their strike, they demand to know the “real reasons” for closure of the crossing, […]

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Tabba’a: Closing of Mintar crossing causes sever shortage in Gaza basic needs

[ 21/01/2011 – 11:43 AM ]   GAZA, (PIC)– Palestinian economy expert Maher Al-Tabba’a, , has warned Thursday that the closure of the Mintar crossing point caused sharp shortage in the basic needs of the Palestinian people in Gaza Strip. Tabba’a, who is also the director of the public relations section in the Palestinian chamber […]

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Palestinian businessmen slam intended closure of Al-Mintar crossing

[ 12/01/2011 – 01:52 PM ]   GAZA, (PIC)– The independent coalition of Palestinian businessmen and economists stated that Israel’s decision to close Al-Mintar commercial crossing and retain Karam Abu Salem terminal as the only passage between the besieged Gaza Strip and the occupied territories is part of the economic strangulation policy pursued by Israel […]

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Road to Hope aid convoy to sail again for Gaza before Rafah crossing closed

[ 13/11/2010 – 02:18 PM ]   LONDON, (PIC)– The European Road to Hope aid convoy destined for the besieged Gaza Strip is getting prepared to sail once again for the port of Al-Arish before the Egyptian authorities close the Rafah border crossing for six day as of next Monday. A Libyan participant in the […]

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Netanyahu reverses Supreme Court decision to close synagogue

[ 07/10/2010 – 04:40 PM ]   NAZARETH, (PIC)– Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu ordered to halt a Supreme Court ruling to shut down a Jewish synagogue built in the occupied West Bank, an Israeli media source said. The Israeli Supreme Court previously issued a decision to close the Al Matan synagogue, which was built […]

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