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Israelis kidnap scrap collecting man and boy in the Gaza Strip | #Nakba65

MEMO | May 14, 2013   In the occupied West Bank the Israelis arrested four Palestinians from different cities Israeli occupation forces have kidnapped two Palestinian workers in Johr Al-Deik in the Middle Area of the Gaza Strip. Mahmoud Obaid, 27, and his cousin Ra’ouf Obaid, 17, were taken on Tuesday morning while they were […]

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Projectile explosion injures 4 scrap metal workers in Gaza

Maan News Agency | April 1, 2012 GAZA CITY (Ma’an) — Four scrap metal workers were injured on Saturday afternoon when a homemade projectile exploded nearby, in the southern Gaza Strip. The workers were stripping metal at a site near the Rafah smuggling tunnels when the explosion occurred, witnesses said. They were transferred to Abu […]

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Tax Collectors Raid Silwan Shops, Clash with Residents

Wafa News Agency | March 28, 2012 JERUSALEM, March 28, 2012 (WAFA) – Israeli tax collectors backed by a large police force raided shops in the East Jerusalem neighborhood of Silwan Wednesday and seized goods from several stores on the pretext the owners did not pay their taxes, according to a local activist. Fakhri Abu […]

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Facing death on Gaza’s border – video

Three Palestinians have been shot and injured by Israeli troops in recent days while collecting rubble near the Gaza Strip’s border with Israel. Many young Palestinians scour the area to gather the bricks and stones from demolished homes to sell to help them scratch out a living. A UN report says that at least 25 […]

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Palestinians demonstrate against buffer zone in northern Gaza

  [ 22/12/2010 – 10:00 AM ]   GAZA, (PIC)– The local initiative committee organized on Tuesday the weekly demonstration against the Israeli occupation forces’ decision imposing an off-limits security zone inside the northern Gaza Strip border area. The march started from Beit Hanun and reached the buffer zone northeast of the town while marchers […]

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Almost 100 Gaza Laborers Shot this Year for Collecting Rocks – Salem-News.Com

Ken O’Keefe and Noor Ahmed Harazeen Salem-News.com These are the stories about Gaza that you rarely if ever hear. Noor Ahmed Harazeen, 15-year old Mukhless El Massri of Gaza, and Ken O’Keefe. Video & Photography by Cormac O’Daly, Musheera Jamal & Ken O’Keefe. (GAZA) – Since March 2010, 97 people have been shot in Gaza […]

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