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Election Commission to begin voter registration in Gaza

[ PIC 31/01/2013 – 04:04 PM ] GAZA, (PIC)– The Palestinian elections commission declared the start of voter registration in Gaza on February 11. Dr. Sami Abu Zuhri, a spokesman for Hamas movement, said in a statement on Wednesday, after a meeting between the Palestinian factions and the election commission, that the committee has informed […]

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Abbas’s Declaration Equals Balfour’s Declaration ~ by Dr. Elias Akleh

By Dr. Elias Akleh | Nov 6, 2012 | Sabbah Report On November 2nd 1917 the then British Foreign Secretary, Arthur Balfour, had promised the Zionist Federation of Great Britain and Ireland his country’s help to establish a Jewish home land in Palestine. This is known as Balfour Declaration. Last Friday, the ninety fifth anniversary […]

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‘Democratic’ Fatah pressures employees to vote for its lists in West Bank

[ PIC 01/10/2012 – 07:29 PM ] WEST BANK, (PIC)– Many sources reported that the civilian and military employees at PA were ordered to support Fatah movement’s lists in the upcoming municipal elections. The sources told PIC’s correspondent that this generalization is contrary to the claims of the Ramallah authority that it is impartial and […]

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A putsch against war: Israel’s hawks in open revolt against war on Iran

By Uri Avnery | Redress | 5 May 2012 Uri Avnery looks at how a number of leading hardliners in Israel’s military and security establishments have spoken out against the Israeli government’s plans for an attack on Iran’s nuclear installations and called into question the fitness for office of Prime Minister Binyamin Netanyahu and Defence […]

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Just another day of hypocrisy at Haaretz

March 4, 2012 By Sami Kishawi | smpalestine.com Part of my daily routine involves perusing Haaretz’s front page for the latest on Israeli diplomacy. On any normal day, one or two headlines baffle me and force me to question the news itself and the editor behind the screen. But today’s headlines are something else. So many […]

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Hamas is right in insisting on election guarantees

Gaza Under Attack – Timeline | In pictures Aug-Sept 2011 | Oct-Nov 2011 | Dec 2011 [ 09/12/2011 – 09:48 PM ] Hamas’ demands for meaningful guarantees that would ensure free and fair elections, to be conducted throughout the occupied territories of the West Bank, Gaza Strip and East Jerusalem as part of the national […]

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Elections in Turkey: Erdogan’s double standard ~ Cartoon by @CarlosLatuff

Click on the picture for original size Türkiye’de Seçimler: Erdoğan’ın çifte standardı/Elections in Turkey: Erdogan’s double standard Source

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MP: No success for elections without freedom

[ 14/06/2011 – 10:02 AM ] NABLUS, (PIC)– MP Husni Al-Bourini has rejected the decision by minister of economy in the illegitimate Ramallah government Hassan Abu Libde to organize elections for the Nablus chamber of commerce and industry in mid July. The lawmaker charged that the decision ran contrary to the atmosphere of reconciliation and […]

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Hamas dismayed at Hague statement on elections

[ 10/03/2011 – 09:39 AM ]   DAMASCUS, (PIC)– Hamas expressed absolute dismay at recent statements for British foreign secretary William Hague in which he falsely accused the movement of strangling democratic freedom of opinion. Hamas said in a statement on Wednesday that it came to rule via the ballot box with the free will […]

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Hamas holds Abbas, Fatah responsible for ramifications of its election decision

[ 09/02/2011 – 04:47 PM ]   RAMALLAH, (PIC)– The Hamas Movement on Wednesday held de facto president Mahmoud Abbas and Fatah faction fully responsible for the serious repercussions of holding unilateral elections in the West Bank on the unity of the Palestinian people and the future of their national cause. Hamas said this decision […]

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Palestinians to hold elections in July

Tue Feb 8, 2011 7:40AM The Palestinian cabinet will meet to name a date for the local elections in the West Bank. Following Hamas’ refusal to participate in the Palestinian Authority (PA) elections, Ramallah will hold local elections limited to the West Bank in July. The Palestinian Authority cabinet is to meet later on Tuesday […]

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Zahhar: Fatah agreed on Hamas’s vision on PLO, election committee

[ 08/10/2010 – 10:09 AM ]   GAZA, (PIC)– Dr. Mahmoud Al-Zahhar, member of Hamas’s political bureau, has disclosed Thursday that there was agreement between Hamas and Fatah Movements on most of the security issues in the ongoing reconciliation efforts between them, adding that the remaining topics would be discussed late this month. “Fatah has […]

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