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Israeli drone downed in Iraq

MEMO | Saturday, 30 August 2014 11:56 Lebanese TV channel Al-Mayadeen has said that an Israeli drone, similar to the one downed several days ago by Iran, has been downed in Baghdad.Al-Mayadeen reported that sources said the reason behind the fall of the drone “are still unknown,” noting that the Iraqi army abstained from commenting […]

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Lawsuit Filed Against Obama Over Journalist Mazen Dana’s Murder in Iraq

Kawther Salam | March 23, 2013 On behalf of the wife of the Palestinian journalist Mazen Dana, a Reuter’s cameraman who was murdered by the US troops at Iraq, Palestinian lawyers for human rights have taken legal action against the US President Barak Obama upon his arrival in Israel as part of his Middle East […]

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Documentary in Britain showing Palestinians’ suffering in Iraq

[ PIC 30/01/2013 – 05:08 PM ] LONDON, (PIC)– The London based, Palestinian Return Center hosted the first film screening of the documentary, “Displaced in Diaspora”, translated to English showing the plight of Palestinian refugees since their expulsion from Iraq in 2003. The documentary came within the center’s 4th annual Palestine Memorial Week, which commenced […]

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Iraqi parliament speaker in Gaza

[ PIC 26/11/2012 – 02:20 PM ] GAZA, (PIC)– Osama Al-Nujaifi, the Iraqi parliament speaker, arrived in Gaza Strip on Monday leading a big delegation on a few hours visit to the beleaguered enclave. Local sources said that Nujaifi crossed the Rafah border terminal into Gaza leading an 80-member delegation including 50 parliament members and […]

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Hamas to Arab summit: Prioritize issue of Palestinian refugees in Iraq

[ PIC 28/03/2012 – 06:12 PM ] GAZA, (PIC)– The refugees’ department in Hamas movement has urged the Arab summiteers meeting in Baghdad on Thursday to prioritize the suffering of Palestinian refugees in Iraq. The department issued a press release on Wednesday saying that Palestinian refugees in Iraq have been the target of a ferocious […]

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Baraka asks Iraqi ambassador to improve conditions of Palestinian refugees

[PIC 05/03/2012 – 05:25 PM ] BEIRUT, (PIC)– Representative of Hamas in Lebanon Ali Baraka has conferred with Iraqi ambassador to Lebanon Omar Barazanji on Monday for an overall discussion of conditions in the region. A Hamas statement said that Baraka, who accompanied three Hamas officials with him, conferred with Barazanji on the situation of […]

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Palestinian dies under torture in Iraqi detention

Related: All Attacks on Palestinians – Timeline – Category [ 30/01/2012 – 08:05 PM ] GAZA, (PIC)– A 30-year-old Palestinian man died in Iraq three days ago as a result of torture and severe beating in an Iraqi jail, his family in Breij refugee camp to the east of Gaza said on Monday. The sources […]

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The Crime of Making Americans Aware of Their Own History

The Anti-Empire Report by William Blum |  October 5th, 2011 | Dissident Voice Is history getting too close for comfort for the fragile little American heart and mind? Their schools and their favorite media have done an excellent job of keeping them ignorant of what their favorite country has done to the rest of the […]

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Assassination Rights

by Edward S. Herman |  October 1st, 2011 | Dissindent Voice Assassination is as American as apple pie. The record-breaking case of assassination targeting is Fidel Castro.  The 1976 Church Committee report on “Alleged Assassination Plots on Foreign Leaders” listed “at least” seven attempts to kill Castro, but the book by Fabian Escalante, the Cuban […]

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Palestinian Human Rights Worker Kidnapped In Iraq

  Wednesday September 21, 2011 22:32 by Saed Bannoura – IMEMC & Agencies The Palestinian Human Rights Foundation reported Wednesday that its representative in Iraq was kidnapped by gunmen wearing the attire of the Iraqi Ministry of Interior. The foundation said that, on Wednesday evening, Qusai Abdul-Raouf was on tour documenting the increasing attacks carried […]

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9/11 – Ten Years On ~ by @Ammoun_

Kharabeesh weblog | September 14, 2011 by Ammoun Thirteen years old.  Who would have thought back then that ten years on, I would be here commenting on the consequences of what is presented as an event that changed the world? I had the opportunity to be on BBC World show World Have Your Say. There, […]

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Al Quds Day 2011 Worldwide Solidarity with Palestine – in pictures

The late Iranian leader Ayatollah Khomeini declared the last Friday of the Islamic fasting month of Ramadan as “al-Quds Day,” a day of protest to show the importance of Jerusalem to Muslims. Jerusalem is the third holiest site in Islam after the Saudi Arabian cities of Mecca and Medina Afghanistan Bahrain Bangladesh Egypt France Demo […]

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Worsening Situation in Iraq for Palestinian Refugees

Palestine News Network | 01.08.11 – 12:07 Baghdad  PNN – The situation of the 7000 Palestinian Refugees living in Iraq is worse than any other concentration of Palestinian refugees in the world, according to the Palestinian ambassador in Iraq, Daleel Al Qassous, quoted by the International Middle East Media Center (IMEMC). Before the 2003 Iraq war, […]

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US citizen in Jerusalem arrest video speaks to Electronic Intifada

  Maureen Clare Murphy | The Electronic Intifada |14 June 2011 American-Jewish young man is being harassed and treated unfairly he is then arrested in Jerusalem   American Jewish activist and university student Lucas Koerner was arrested in Jerusalem on 1 June — when thousands of right-wing Israelis, including settlers, marked “Jerusalem Day” by provocatively […]

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Palestine and Iraq solidarity campaign support “Return Marches”

[ 12/05/2011 – 10:00 PM ] BEIRUT, (PIC) The Palestine and Iraq solidarity campaign in Lebanon expressed support for the Return March in Lebanon and all countries bordering Palestine and called the marches a turning point in the fight with the Zionist enemy. A statement by the campaign on Friday said that the march in […]

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