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New Israeli plan to annex Palestinian land for electricity project in Rouha

[ PIC 29/06/2013 – 10:27 AM ] UMM AL-FAHM, (PIC)– The popular committee for land defense in Umm Al-Fahm city said that the Israeli authority intends to establish a high-pressure power grid in Rouha territory. According to this Israeli plan, the committee stated, hundreds of dunums of Palestinian land will be seized to install this […]

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Collective Punishment: Israel may cut off electricity supply to West Bank

MEMO | June 21, 2013 Israel is studying proposals to cut the electricity supply to the occupied West Bank as a punitive measure for unpaid bills owing to the Israeli Electricity Company, Israeli TV channel 10 has revealed. The debts amount to around $230 million. Cutting off the supply is just one of the options […]

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Israeli occupation forces destroy electricity grid, water well in Beit Ola village in Al-Khalil

[ PIC 06/05/2013 – 01:34 PM ] AL-KHALIL, (PIC)– The Israeli occupation authorities (IOA) removed an electricity grid and destroyed a water well and other agricultural installations in Beit Ola village in Al-Khalil for their proximity to the separation wall. Mohammed Al-Omla, the chairman of the village’s municipal council, told Quds Press on Monday that […]

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Authority of energy: We work hard to solve Gaza power crisis

Special Topic | Full list of all documented Israeli violations since cease-fire [ PIC 30/04/2013 – 08:56 AM ] GAZA, (PIC)– The authority of energy and natural resources in Gaza said it is actively working on solving the electricity crisis through expanding the network and raising the power production. Deputy head of the authority Fathi […]

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Israel Denies Electricity to Palestinians: Orders Removal of EU-funded Solar Cells

Global Research, March 19, 2013 AL-KHALIL (HEBRON): The Israeli occupation authority (IOA) ordered the removal of solar cell panels providing a Palestinian community east of Yatta town in Al-Khalil with electric power. Local sources reported that the occupation civil administration handed on Friday notices to the residents of Umm Al-Kharouba area near Yatta stating that […]

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Israel orders removal of EU-funded solar cells in Al-Khalil

[ PIC 16/03/2013 – 02:09 PM ] AL-KHALIL, (PIC)– The Israeli occupation authority (IOA) ordered the removal of solar cell panels providing a Palestinian community east of Yatta town in Al-Khalil with electric power. Local sources reported that the occupation civil administration handed on Friday notices to the residents of Umm Al-Kharouba area near Yatta […]

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4 children injured in house fire in Jabaliya

[ PIC 11/01/2013 – 07:35 PM ] GAZA, (PIC)– Four children were seriously wounded in a house fire late Thursday in Jabaliya camp, in the northern Gaza Strip. Ashraf al-Qidra, spokesman of Gaza’s health ministry, said in a statement on his Facebook page on Friday that the fire was caused by candles the family of […]

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Gaza Energy Authority expects to use 4 generators in January

[ PIC 05/12/2012 – 07:27 PM ] GAZA, (PIC)– The Deputy Chairman of the Gaza Energy Authority, Fathi al-Sheikh Khalil, expects to use 4 generators in January next year, if there is enough fuel. Sheikh Khalil talked about the authority’s plan which enabled the continuation of electricity supply as usual to the people of the […]

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Israeli aggression against Palestinians continues: Homes and Solar power installations demolished

MEMO | Nov 5, 2012 Israeli forces have demolished a number of houses and solar-power units in the occupied West Bank. Israeli forces have demolished a number of houses and solar-power units in the occupied West Bank and thirteen Palestinians have been detained, most of them minors. In Gaza, yet another Palestinian has been shot […]

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#WestBankUnderAttack | threatens to remove solar panels and a school south of al-Khalil | @UNICEF @hrw @UNISPAL

[ PIC 02/11/2012 – 01:57 PM ] AL-KHALIL, (PIC)– The Israeli occupation forces (IOF) have threatened on Thursday the people of Alfajat and Taban areas east of Yatta, south of al-Khalil, in the occupied West Bank, to remove the solar panels that provide their area with electricity, and to demolish al-Mosafer school in the same […]

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Fatal fire prompts call for Egypt to help electricity supply in Gaza

MEMO | Sept 27, 2012 The Palestinian government in the Gaza Strip has called on the Egyptian authorities to provide greater support for the territory’s electricity supply, which is still in crisis. Government spokesman Taher Al-Nunu said that the tragic fatal fire at the home of the Al-Baghdadi family in which a three-year old was […]

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Zionist occupation threatens to cut off West Bank Palestine electricity

[ PIC 04/09/2012 – 02:47 PM ] OCCUPIED JERUSALEM, (PIC)– The Israeli energy minister Uzi Landau threatened to cut off power to Palestinian villages in the occupied West Bank due to PA’s failure to pay funds due to the Israel Electric Corporation (IEC). Landau sent a “strongly worded” letter to the Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin […]

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JDECO Warns of an Impending State of Chaos in the West Bank if Power Outage Takes Place

PNN | August 16, 2012 Jerusalem District Electricity Company (JDECO) warned on Wednesday 15th August, of the dire consequences on the public services and economic activity in the Middle West Bank as a result of the impending abrupt electricity outage if the Israel Electricity Company (IEC) goes ahead with its written warning delivered to the […]

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Premier Qendil: Supplying Gaza with power does not affect Egypt’s electricity

[ PIC 12/08/2012 – 08:34 AM ] CAIRO, (PIC)– Egyptian premier Hisham Qendil said on Saturday that the repeated power outages that happened in Egypt during the last few days had nothing to do with his country’s electricity supply to the Gaza Strip. Qendil told a news conference in the presence of the electricity minister […]

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Israeli Electric Corporation threatens to cut off power to Palestinian villages in WB

[ 07/07/2012 – 07:33 AM ] Nazareth, (PIC)– The Israeli Electric Corporation (IEC) threatened to cut off power to Palestinian villages in the occupied West Bank due to PA’s failure to pay funds due to the provider company. The IEC chairman, Yiftach Ron-Tal, stated: “The company will cut off electricity to Palestinian villages in the […]

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