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Israel refuses to release prisoners in time for holiday

Middle East Monitor – Oct 9, 2013 Israeli media reported on Wednesday that Israel’s Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu has refused to release the second batch of Palestinian prisoners two weeks early in order for them to celebrate Eid Al-Adha with their families. According to the agreement reached between the Palestinian Authority and the Israeli occupation […]

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Israeli occupation closes Gaza sole commercial crossing for 4th day running

[ PIC 01/04/2013 – 09:48 PM ] GAZA, (PIC)– The Israeli occupation authorities (IOA) continued to close on Monday the sole Gaza commercial crossing of Karm Abu Salem for the fourth day running. Raed Fattuh, in charge of coordinating entry of goods into the Strip, said that the IOA informed his department with closure of […]

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Israel closes the Ibrahimi mosque for two days

[ PIC 27/03/2013 – 09:47 AM ] AL-KHALIL, (PIC)– The Israeli occupation authority (IOA) announced that the Ibrahimi mosque in Al-Khalil would be closed before Muslim worshipers for two days starting Wednesday. Local sources said that the IOA informed the Awkaf department in the city with the decision. They said that the mosque would be […]

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3 workers injured in tunnel explosion in Rafah

Special Topic | Full list of all documented Israeli violations since cease-fire [ PIC 26/03/2013 – 09:50 PM ] RAFAH, (PIC)– Three Palestinians were injured on Tuesday when a gas canister exploded in one of the tunnels south of Rafah in the southern Gaza Strip, spokesman for the Palestinian Ministry of Health Ashraf al-Qidra said. […]

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Collective Punishment of all off occupied Palestine’s West Bank by general closure for Jewish holiday

Maan News Agency | March 24, 2013 BETHLEHEM (Ma’an) — The Israeli army will impose a general closure of the West Bank during the Jewish holiday of Passover, the army said Sunday. The West Bank will be closed from midnight Sunday until midnight Tuesday, the army said in a statement. “Persons in need of medical […]

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Israeli Ministry of Tourism map annexes over 60% of the West Bank ~ by Jonathan Cook

Jonathan Cook Net – 2 November 2012 Is Israel preparing to annex Area C, as a growing number of analysts have recently been speculating? This week, on a visit to the Israel’s tourism bureau in Nazareth, I came across an official brochure, “Your Next Vacation: Israel”, that suggests the answer. The brochure is supplied to […]

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Israel’s Collective Punishment: Full closure of West Bank for Jewish holiday

[ PIC 26/09/2012 – 11:39 AM ] RAMALLAH, (PIC)– Occupation authorities imposed a full closure on the West Bank and complete isolation began midnight Monday and ends Wednesday evening on the occasion of the Jewish holiday “Day of Atonement”, which is considered one of the most important Jewish holidays. The Israeli Chief of Staff ordered […]

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Record number of Israelis holiday in West Bank settlement areas

Thursday, 12 April 2012 13:05 Connie Hackbarth, Alternative Information Center (AIC) Tens of thousands of Israelis visited West Bank settlement areas during this week’s Passover holiday. Israel’s development of settler tourist attractions and normalization of its occupation are behind these record numbers. Gvaot Olam “farm” near the northern West Bank settlement of Itamar, where Israelis […]

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IOA to close Ibrahimi Mosque before Muslims on passover days

[ PIC 13/03/2012 – 03:59 PM ] AL-KHALIL, (PIC)– The Israeli occupation authority (IOA) decided to close the Ibrahimi Mosque in Al-Khalil city and prevent Muslim worshipers from entering it on April 19 at the pretext of the Jewish passover celebrations that would be held under tight security measures. The Islamic waqf authority in Al-Khalil […]

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Hamas wishes Palestinian Christians happy holiday

Related: Israel’s crimes against Christianity | Christianty – in pictures [ 25/12/2011 – 10:27 AM ] DAMASCUS, (PIC)– Hamas Movement have offered its best wishes to all Palestinian Christians in occupied Palestine, and other countries on the occasion of Prophet Jesus’ birth and wished them a happy holiday. “On the occasion of rejoicing the birth […]

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Settlers storm al-Aqsa, IOF closes Silwan for Jewish festivities

Related: Settler Violence Topic | Category | Pictures [ 11/10/2011 – 08:45 PM ] OCCUPIED JERUSALEM, (PIC)– A large group of settlers, under the heavy protection of IOF troops, stormed the Aqsa Mosque on Tuesday morning and provocatively toured the plazas of the Mosque. The Aqsa Mosque guards said that the storming started about 7:00 […]

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Allenby Bridge to operate reduced hours during Jewish holiday

A Million Stories about the Zionist Rape of This World – in pictures Maan News Agency | October 10, 2011 JERICHO (Ma’an) — Operating hours at the border crossing between Jordan and the West Bank will be reduced on Wednesday and Thursday due to a Jewish holiday, crossing officials said. The Allenby Bridge will be […]

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Abbas wishes Peres a happy new year while occupation seals West Bank

[ 28/09/2011 – 09:31 PM ] RAMALLAH, (PIC)– PA president Mahmoud Abbas phoned the Israeli occupation president Simon Peres to wish him a happy new year on the eve of the Jewish new year, while the occupation sealed the West Bank for four days starting Wednesday evening. PA press sources said that Abbas expressed best […]

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West Bank Under Strict Closure As Israel Celebrates Rosh Hashanah

Note: As with every Israeli holiday, Israel closes the West Bank hermetically not only on borders, but also at checkpoints and restricts freedom of movement even more, reduced to total emprisonment and leading to a severe form of collective punishment. Wednesday September 28, 2011 03:25 by Saed Bannoura – IMEMC & Agencies The Israeli army […]

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