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List shows prisoners jailed despite court order

By George Hale | April 12, 2011   BETHLEHEM (Ma’an) — Nine days have passed since President Mahmoud Abbas met in Ramallah with hunger-strikers calling for an end to division in the occupied territories. During that meeting, leaders of the March 15 pro-unity movement told Abbas that their first demand was for the Palestinian Authority […]

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Despite Ceasefire Declared by Palestinian Factions, Army Bombards More Areas In Gaza

Friday April 08, 2011 09:29 by Saed Bannoura – IMEMC & Agencies Despite the fact that the Palestinian factions, including the Hamas movement, in Gaza declared a ceasefire with Israel starting Thursday midnight, the Israeli army bombarded several areas, and carried out a number of aerial attacks in Gaza. The decision was made follow talks […]

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Abbas keen on relations with the US despite its bias in favor of Israel

[ 20/02/2011 – 11:27 AM ]   RAMALLAH, (PIC)– De facto president Mahmoud Abbas insisted on his relations with the US despite the blow dealt to him by Washington last night, when the latter used the right of veto over a UN security council’s resolution against Israel’s settlement expansion in the occupied Palestinian lands. Abbas […]

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Persecution of Adnan Ghaith continues, despite release

Sunday, 9 January, 2011 | 20:13 | Wadi Hilweh Information Center – Silwan, Jerusalem Silwan, Jerusalem (SILWANIC) — Al-Bustan Popular Committee member Adnan Ghaith received a summons from Israeli police for investigation today. Renewed police attempts to investigate Ghaith for his political activity in Silwan come hot on the heels of his release on bail […]

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Israel to hold migrants in closed detention center, despite pledging otherwise

Tuesday 4th January, 2011 Source: Haaretz Despite statements to the contrary, the facility the government plans to build in the south for the purpose of housing asylum seekers will be a closed compound, a document prepared for the National Planning and Building Council and obtained by Haaretz reveals. After the government decided in November to […]

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