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VIDEO | Gaza Strip’s history is at risk from weather conditions and political isolation

Published on Aug 19, 2013by PressTV Byzantine mosaics and ancient monasteries all attest to the rich past of the Gaza Strip. Yet the territory’s significant archeological sites are under threat from its political isolation as well as extreme weather conditions. A French archeologist has swept away a layer of sand to unveil an ancient Byzantine […]

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UK hip hop @ProducerDAI to take recording studio to Gaza

Middle East Monitor | Aug 1, 2013 Dai Dream may be a British hip hop producer from Liverpool, but he has a huge fan base in the occupied territories. “I love Palestine and I love the country” he tells me. Recently, Dai worked on an album with MC Gaza, who is based in the Strip, […]

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Specialists: 150 landmarks in Jerusalem are being Judaized

[ PIC 07/07/2013 – 09:45 AM ] OCCUPIED JERUSALEM, (PIC)– Palestinian researchers and specialists in occupied Jerusalem warned that about 150 landmarks and historical sites are exposed to Judaization and annexation in the holy city. This came in a conference organized on Saturday by scholars and preachers in Jerusalem. The final statement issued by the […]

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Hamas warns Israel against harming al-Aqsa mosque

Special Topic Ethnic Cleansing of Palestinians & Islamic Identity [ PIC 12/02/2013 – 04:56 PM ] GAZA, (PIC)– Hamas movement warned the Israeli occupation against harming al-Aqsa Mosque, holding it responsible for the repercussions of the settlers’ provocative acts in the courtyards of al-Aqsa Mosque. The Israeli attacks and Judaization attempts will not succeed in […]

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Origins of Israel’s Anti-Arab Racism ~ by Prof. Lawrence Davidson

Global Research | Nov 28, 2012 | Lawrence Davidson The anti-Arab racism that increasingly pervades modern Israel surfaces in the non-human images applied to Palestinians, such as the metaphor “mowing the grass” when targeting militants in Gaza. This tragic development traces back to the attitudes of old European imperialism. By the middle of the 19th […]

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Palestinians challenge Israeli domination in Jerusalem ~ by Khalid Amayreh

[ PIC 20/08/2012 – 03:57 PM ] By Khalid Amayreh Hundreds of thousands of Palestinians converged on the al-Aqsa Mosque in the old of city of Jerusalem during the holy Muslim month of Ramada, which ended on Sunday, with the eidul fitr feast holiday. The presence of so many Palestinians in the holy city represented […]

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Elias Jubran: Maker of Magical Instruments

Jubran was first acquainted with the oud, his favorite instrument, thanks to his neighbor. By: Rasha Hilwi | at Al Akhbar English | Friday, July 6, 2012 Palestinian instrument-maker Elias Jubran learned how to make the oud and other instruments virtually on his own – a talent he was born with. He recounts the story […]

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Action Alert: Free Nabil Al- Raee and Zakaria Zubeidi

Published on Thursday, 14 June 2012 | PNN English PNN During the last year, following the murder of Juliano Mer Khamis, the Israeli army has attacked The Freedom Theatre, its employees and their families on six separate occasions. The last attack took place only a few days ago when the Artistic Director of The Freedom […]

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The Palestinian Culture ~ by @Resistance48

Yasir M. Tineh Weblog | Jan 25, 2012               The Palestinian Culture The Palestinian culture is part and parcel of the Arab and Islamic world. The Palestinians are deeply rooted in their rich culture and history which contains all 3 major religions of the Abrahamic faith with Islam being the dominant faith practiced by the […]

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Towards a Culture of Peace and Recognition ~ by @aymanqwaider

Towards a Culture of Peace and Recognition Palestine is a UNESCO Member State By: Ayman Qwaider London (Pal telegraph) Palestine is the 195th state to join the United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization, UNESCO. The admission of Palestine to the UNESCO family has given optimism and hope to Palestinians who believe in the mission […]

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YOU SHARE US’ SHAME OR DONATE TO UNESCO?

Truth does not matter for “Israel”. Buttons Do. To mute. Palestine at UNESCO! Yesterday, October 31, 2011 Palestine was granted membership of UNESCO. Watch all about this in the factsheet & video about PA’s bid at UNESCO. As United States of America threatened before, it immediately cut off UNESCO from it’s 60 Million dollar donation […]

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The Arab Spring: Tribute to People Who Value History

By Jamil Toubbeh In his review of Margaret MacMillan’s book, Dangerous Games: The Uses and Abuses of History (2009), David Kennedy writes: humans live in history, a few write it, others read it; some are made or broken by it, most try to make use of it, “usually by ransacking the past for analogies to […]

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Racist Comment of the “Jewess” Barbara Spectre – video

On September 28, 2010 Robert Lindsay posted this blogpost on his weblog about the video: Barbara Lerner Spectre Video: Lots of Comments, Little Sense ~ by Robert Lindsay An interview with Barbara Lerner Spectre, head of a Jewish society in Sweden, is getting a lot of airplay all over the Anti-Semitism Sphere on the Net. […]

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They try to steal our history, not just our land – video

9 August 2011 | International Solidarity Movement, West Bank The demonstrations in Nabi Saleh started the 21 of November 2009, after the illegal settlement of Halamish expanded, costing locals in land and their source of water for home and agricultural use, a spring declared holy by the settlers. Since the beginning of the demonstrations the village faced outstanding […]

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Grapes keep Palestine’s memory alive

Palestinian painter still remembers village 63 years after expulsion ByNadim Kawach | Friday, July 29, 2011 | Emirates 24/7 When he was kicked out of his village in Palestine 63 years ago, painter Farouk Jalal was only a little boy not exceeding five years. Farouk was told he would be back home just within a […]

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