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Israel expropriates thousands of dunums of 1948 lands to set up gas pipeline

“Settling” constitutes a warcime according to international law and ICC statute. Even under US’ own military legislations’ Law resources below this article Al Ray Agencies – Aug 24, 2013 Gaza, Alray – Israeli authorities are adopting a new approach to appropriate Palestinian lands of the 1948 occupied territories, through installing a gas pipeline running from […]

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World Zionist Organization funneled NIS 400,000 into infrastructure work at illegal West Bank outpost

Al Ray Agencies | Aug 19, 2013 Jerusalem, Alray – The World Zionist Organization’s Settlement Division has financed NIS 400,000 worth of infrastructure work in the West Bank outpost of Negohot, even though the work was carried out without building permits. Negohot, located in the western Hebron Hills, was built on the ruins of an […]

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Environmental Quality Authority: fuel crisis cripples vital sectors in Gaza

[ PIC 05/07/2013 – 02:20 PM ] GAZA, (PIC)– Palestinian Environmental Quality Authority warned that Gaza’s fuel crisis will lead to an imminent humanitarian and environmental disaster, as it has started to cripple the vital sectors in the Gaza Strip. Bahaa al-Agha, General Director of the environmental quality authority, said on Thursday during a conference […]

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Activists continue to target the infrastructure of the Israeli occupation of the West Bank

23rd April 2013 | International Solidarity Movement, Bethlehem , Occupied Palestine By Team Khalil Palestinians and International activists held a brief demonstration outside the gates of an Israeli military base near Herodium mountain, east of Bethlehem. The activists stood outside the gates with Palestinian flags and shouted to the soldiers inside that the base was […]

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“Disconnected”: Video Blog about the Palestinian village of Susya ~ by Rabbis for Human Rights

Published on Dec 18, 2012 Disconnected: Video blog from Palestinian village of Susya | Video 1 In this video-post you will get to know the children of the Nawaja and Shuneran families, the two largest families in Susya. You can observe the difficulty of growing up in a deprived village under constant threat of demolition. […]

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Leveling Gaza: Israel airstrikes to cost Gaza over $300 million – report & photos

RT.com | 25 November, 2012, 07:59 Israeli air strikes hit the cabinet headquarters of Gaza’s Hamas government. (AFP Photo / Mohammed Abed) The eight-day Israeli assault on Gaza has resulted in $300 million in economic damage, a Palestinian Chamber of Commerce report concludes. The document also calls for the Gaza Strip to be recognized as […]

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What Happened to Palestine’s Railways? ~ by Stuart Littlewood

B12 passing Weybourne windmill. (Supplied) By Stuart Littlewood | Palestine Chronicle | March 13, 2012 Not all is doom and gloom here in the UK. The North Norfolk Railway (Poppy Line) put on its Spring Steam Gala last weekend and a good time was had by young and old. Their cute little J15 was celebrating […]

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Gaza Gripped by Crisis – by Stephen Lendman

INDYBAY FEB 22 2012Punishing years under siege, Cast Lead’s devastation, and regular IDF air, land and sea attacks took a terrible toll on Gazans physically, economically and emotionally. In 2010, Doctors Without Borders (Medicine Sans Frontiers) said over half of children under age 12 need mental health help. Moreover, one-third of cases are severe. Gaza […]

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Egypt to Supply Gaza with Power

WAFA FEBR 20 2011 RAMALLAH, February 20, 2012 (WAFA) – Egypt agreed Monday to supply the Gaza Strip with 5 megawatt of power starting next week in the first stage of providing power to the coastal enclave to solve its electricity crisis, according to an official. Chairman of the Palestinian Energy Authority Omar Kittaneh told […]

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Gaza PM to press Egypt over electricity crisis

Maan News Agency Published yesterday (updated) 18/02/2012 20:32 GAZA CITY (Ma’an) — The prime minister in the Gaza Strip will visit Egypt next week to press for a resolution to Gaza’s electricity crisis, his adviser said Saturday, as students in the coastal strip said blackouts were ruining their education. Yousef Rizqa told Hamas-affiliated news site […]

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Despite renovations to neighborhood infrastructure, the problem of electricity worsens

Related: Deprivation of Basic Needs Cost Lives! Healthcare | Electricity| Water | Communication Jan,23  2012 | Wadi Hilweh Information Center – Silwan, Jerusalem Silwan, Jerusalem (SILWANIC) — Despite all of the claims that the Jerusalem Municipality has made improvements to the infrastructure in Wadi Hilweh to improve the standard of living in the neighborhood, the […]

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Israel demolishes West Bank water infrastructure

Maan News Agency | Sept 14, 2011 TUBAS (Ma’an) — Israeli soldiers on Tuesday demolished water infrastructure in the northern West Bank, locals and Palestinian Authority security officials said. Palestinian farmer Muwaffaq Abdul-Raziq said troops demolished his well in Khirbet Atuf, near Tubas. The well cost him 750,000 shekels (around $202,000) to construct, he said, […]

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US Congress members take junket to Israel: who wins and who loses?

By Reverend Carolyn Boyd * | Sabbah Report | http://www.sabbah.biz | Sept 8, 2011 “What if we stopped the three billion dollars in aid we give to Israel annually and used the savings to create a national jobs-deficit reduction programme?… This is the time to reallocate financial resources to American families and communities and to […]

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OIC: Palestinian economy lacks infrastructure

[ 14/08/2011 – 01:10 PM ] JEDDAH, (PIC)– The Organization of Islamic Cooperation, the largest international organization after the United Nations, said in a report concluding the month of July that the Palestinian economy, which is under construction, lacks the infrastructure that qualifies it to work independently from the Israeli economy. This has had an […]

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