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Reporter: Israeli military vehicles cross into north Gaza

Gaza Under Attack – in pictures | Attacks on Gaza – Timeline Maan News Agency | Nov 24, 2011 GAZA CITY (Ma’an) — Israeli military vehicles crossed into the northern Gaza Strip on Thursday, a Ma’an reporter said. Sporadic fire was heard, but no injuries were reported, after a number of vehicles entered the Abu […]

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Israeli soldiers cross into Lebanon

  PressTV – Mon Aug 8, 2011 5:35PM GMT Israeli soldiers An Israeli foot patrol has crossed into Lebanon in clear violation of the country’s sovereignty and a UN Security Council resolution. Israeli troops crossed the UN-drawn Blue Line and entered the southern village of Kfar Shouba on Monday, moving 150 meters into Lebanon, a […]

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Fatah, Hamas cross Israel’s redline

Tue May 3, 2011 4:39PM Kourosh Ziabari Palestinian Fatah delegation chief Azzam al-Ahmed (R) shakes hands with Hamas deputy leader Mussa Abu Marzuq after a joint press conference in Cairo on April 27, 2011 After several years of bitter hostility and acrimony, the two rival Palestinian parties Fatah and Hamas eventually reached a landmark agreement […]

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Red Cross to provide ‘necessary support’ to crippled health sector in Gaza

[ 28/02/2011 – 07:42 PM ]   GAZA, (PIC)– The Red Cross has promised to provide ”necessary support” to the Gaza Strip’s health sector as medical challenges there have so far not turned for the better. Dr. Madhat Abbas, Director-General of the Al-Shifa medical center, Gaza’s largest hospital, welcomed to the strip Monday Beatrice Megevand […]

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Israel bars Red Cross aid from homeless Bedouin [ VIDEO]

  Published yesterday (updated) 23/02/2011 20:25 Bedouin children stand near their tent in the Umm Al-Khair village near Hebron on March 3, 2010. The tents in the village are common housing structures for herding communities like the families in Amniyr. [MaanImages/Haytham Othman] HEBRON (Ma’an) — Residents of the tiny Bedouin hamlet of Amniyr crowded into […]

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Hamas visit to Bethlehem Red Cross shows promise

[ 25/01/2011 – 05:01 PM ]   BETHLEHEM, (PIC)– A visit Tuesday by Hamas MPs to the Red Cross’s new representative in Bethlehem appeared to be promising for the Palestinian cause. Joel Mehner was named the Red Cross’s representative of Jerusalem less than a month back. She was warmly welcomed Tuesday by Bethlehem MPs Khalid […]

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Totah: Sit-in tent gave model image of resisting occupation

[ 17/01/2011 – 10:44 AM ]   OCCUPIED JERUSALEM, (PIC)– Palestinian MP Mohammed Totah has said that the lawmakers’ sit-in inside the Red Cross premises in occupied Jerusalem for 200 days had gained momentum. He said in a press release on Sunday that the contacts with the Jerusalemite community and the outside world had grown […]

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Middle East Christians on the Cross

PNN – Palestine News Network – 17.01.11 – 10:01 By Yusef Daher – Two massacres, one in Baghdad ending 2010 and another one in Alexandria to start 2011, were enough to ring the alarm again on Middle East Christians. In the International community but mainly in the Arab world, governments, writers, and political parties started dealing […]

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Ghussain: Gaza prisons are open for the Red Cross

[ 03/01/2011 – 11:27 AM ]   GAZA, (PIC)– Ehab Al-Ghussain, the interior ministry spokesman, has denied that Gaza government was holding political detainees in its jails, adding that all prisons are open for the media, the Red Cross, and human rights groups. He said in a statement to the PIC on Sunday that there […]

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She returned to Gaza after 62 years of exile

18-12-2010,09:36 Al Qassam website– Gaza -Egyptian authorities allowed an elderly Palestinian woman to return to the Gaza Strip after she spent 62 years in exile in Jordan apart from her husband and children. Ne’mah Mattar Khamees, in her eighties, was exiled in 1948 by the Israeli occupation to Jordan. She lived in Amman by herself […]

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Haneyya confers with Red Cross team on Palestinian prisoners

[ 06/10/2010 – 05:54 PM ] GAZA, (PIC)– Palestinian premier Ismail Haneyya conferred with a delegation of the Red Cross on the latter’s activities in the Palestinian lands and the Israeli ban on visits to prisoners. The meeting, held at the premier’s office on Tuesday, tackled problems suffered by Palestinian prisoners in Israeli occupation authority […]

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Egypt sends positive indicators to allow Lifeline (5) into Gaza Strip

[ 05/10/2010 – 09:35 PM ] DAMASCUS, (PIC)– Organizers of the Lifeline (5) convoy have received positive indicators from the Egyptian government that the caravan could cross into the Gaza Strip through the Rafah crossing point. Abdul Fattah Al-Keelani, the head of the Jordanian lifeline convoy, explained that the positive signs surfaced after a delegation […]

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