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Hamas: PA should pave the way for opening Gaza borders

MEMO | Monday, 01 September 2014 12:12     The Palestinian Authority should propose a mechanism for the opening of the Gaza border crossings in accordance with the ceasefire agreement, leading member of the Hamas movement Mousa Abu-Marzouk said yesterday.In an interview with Al-Aqsa Satellite Channel, Abu-Marzouk said the opening of borders should not be […]

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Palestinian rights groups urge Abbas to sign Rome Statute

MEMO | Monday, 01 September 2014 12:16   A number of Palestinian human rights groups have called on the Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas to immediately sign the Rome Statute of the International Criminal Court in order to facilitate the prosecution of Israeli leaders over war crimes.The NGOs include the Aldameer Association for Human Rights, the […]

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Haneyya: Egypt should urge Israel to abide by ceasefire agreement

[ PIC 01/09/2014 – 06:52 AM ] GAZA, (PIC)– Ismail Haneyya, Deputy Head of Hamas political bureau, urged the Egyptian intelligence to pressure the Israeli occupation to observe the terms of the ceasefire agreement brokered by Egypt a few days ago. Haneyya drew attention, in a telephone call with the Egyptian intelligence, to Egypt’s need […]

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Humanitarian campaign in Istanbul to collect one billion dollars for Gaza

The int’l public foundation to aid Gaza held its first meeting in Istanbul   [ PIC 01/09/2014 – 06:54 AM ] ISTANBUL, (PIC)– The international public foundation to aid Gaza on Saturday evening held its first two-day meeting in the Turkish city of Istanbul with the participation of about 100 relief and charitable groups from […]

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Qatari Emir: Qatari reconstruction efforts to kick off in Gaza

[ PIC 01/09/2014 – 08:52 AM ] GAZA,(PIC)– Qatar’s Emir Sheikh Tamim Bin Hamad confirmed Sunday during a phone conversation with deputy chief of Hamas political bureau Ismail Haneyya that his country has already started preparations for the reconstruction of Gaza. He assured Haneyya that Qatar is simply undertaking its humanitarian responsibility towards Gaza which […]

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Israeli fire on Rafah raises war crimes claim – Video

    Published on Aug 31, 2014 Palestinian human rights groups are trying to initiate an international investigation into the treatment of Palestinian civilians by the Israeli military during the Gaza war that could amount to war crimes. On August the first, and only two hours into a 72-hour humanitarian ceasefire, Israel sealed off Gaza’s […]

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#GazaUnderAttack | Israel keeping Gaza siege despite deal: Official

MEMO | Sunday, 31 August 2014 13:32   Israel has not begun to implement a lift on a years-long siege on the Gaza Strip, a senior Palestinian border official saidSunday, despite a recent cease-fire agreement that entailed opening all border crossings between Israel and the embattled enclave.“Commercial activity at Kerem Shalom crossing remains the same […]

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“Truce Negotiations”? Netanyahu warns of reoccupation of Gaza again – Video

Published on Aug 31, 2014 Less than a week after Tel Aviv’s 50-day war on the Gaza Strip came to an end, the Israeli prime minister is once again warning about the occupation of the besieged region. Benjamin Netanyahu has defended Tel Aviv’s devastating war on Gaza, adding that toppling Hamas still tops the agenda. […]

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South African medical team arrives in Gaza

Ma’an News Agency | Aug 31, 2014 | 17:33 GAZA CITY (Ma’an) — A South African medical team arrived in Gaza on Sunday to assist in the treatment of thousands of Palestinians injured in Israel’s 51-day assault on the Strip. In a news conference at al-Shifa hospital, the director of the Gift of the Givers […]

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Israel fiasco in Gaza spurs US sanctions: Iranian MP

PressTV | Sun Aug 31, 2014 2:3PM GMT The failures suffered by the United States and the Israeli regime are the main reason behind a new round of sanctions against the Islamic Republic, a senior Iranian lawmaker says. “The US and Israel are trying to make up for their failures by imposing new sanctions [on […]

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Haneyya: World stood speechless before our resistance’s achievements

[ PIC 31/08/2014 – 10:02 AM ] GAZA, (PIC)– Deputy Chairman of Hamas political bureau, Ismail Haneyya, and prominent Islamic leader, Sheikh Kamal Khatib, reverberated in statements on Saturday their appreciation of Palestinians’ stand-up fight against the belligerent Israeli offensive on besieged Gaza for over 50 days, dubbing it “a historical battle that holds much […]

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Hamas condemns PA security campaign against celebrators of Gaza victory

[ PIC 31/08/2014 – 10:42 AM ] AL-KHALIL, (PIC)– The Hamas Movement strongly denounced the Palestinian Authority (PA) security apparatuses for launching on Saturday a security campaign against its cadres and supporters who celebrated the victory of the resistance in recent popular events organized in Ramallah and Tulkarem. “It is shameful that the advocates of […]

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