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Hamas calls for lifting the siege on Yarmouk refugee camp

[ PIC 09/10/2013 – 11:47 AM ] BEIRUT, (PIC)– Hamas movement has called for urgent moves to lift the siege imposed on Palestinians in the Yarmouk refugee camp, south of Damascus, for more than 90 days. Hamas said in a press release on Wednesday “We are following up with pain and anxiety the suffering of […]

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OIC report says end of blockade on Gaza more important than aid

Middle East Monitor | May 2, 2013 The Organisation of Islamic Cooperation (OIC) has stressed that humanitarian solidarity with the people of Gaza and lifting the Israeli blockade imposed on them since 2006 is much more important than the aid provided by supporters. The second largest international organisation after the UN said in a monthly […]

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Hamas delegation visits Cairo to discuss Gaza truce, lifting naval and land blockade

Maan News Agency | Dec 30, 2012 GAZA CITY (Ma’an) — A legal delegation from Gaza’s ministry of justice visited Cairo on Saturday to discuss the Egyptian-mediated truce agreement between Hamas and Israel last month, as well as other bilateral issues, Palestinian sources told Ma’an. The delegation included 13 judges and counselors who took part […]

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Israeli study concludes that it’s necessary to lift the Gaza siege

MEMO | July 26, 2012 Researchers at the Institute for National Security Studies (INSS) have advised Israeli politicians to allow the opening of the Rafah Crossing and lift the Gaza siege to avoid a potential military confrontation with Egypt. The study, which was conducted by senior academic researchers from various disciplines, is based on an […]

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AMNESTY INTERNATIONAL: Israeli authorities should revoke Palestinian human rights defender’s travel ban

PUBLIC STATEMENT 1 March 2012 | Amnesty International AI Index: MDE 15/009/2012 Israel/Occupied Palestinian Territories: Israeli authorities should revoke Palestinian human rights defender’s travel ban Having decided to permit Palestinian human rights defender Shawan Jabarin to travel abroad from the West Bank for the first time in six years, Israel should now revoke his travel […]

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Rights groups Amnesty & Human Right Watch call on Israel to Lift travel ban Al-Haq director

MAAN NEWS AGENCY MARCH 1 2012 BETHLEHEM (Ma’an) — Amnesty International and Human Rights Watch on Thursday called on Israel to revoke a travel ban on Palestinian rights activist Shawan Jabarin, after allowing him to travel temporarily. Israel’s state prosecutor agreed to a “temporary exception” to the ban allowing Jabarin to travel to Geneva at […]

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EU Heads of Mission call for lifting blockade on Gaza

Children in Israel-blockaded Gaza Strip (file photo) Press TV Thu Mar 1, 2012 1:42AM GMT The European Union Heads of Mission in Israel-occupied East al-Quds (Jerusalem) and the city of Ramallah in Tel Aviv-occupied West Bank call on the Israeli regime to end its blockade of Gaza Strip. In their first joint visit to Gaza […]

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Turkey: Relations Not To Be Normalized until Israel Lifts Gaza Blockade

Related: The Mavi Marmara Massacre | Category: Flotilla Saturday November 26, 2011 23:35 by Alaa Ashkar – IMEMC & Agencies Turkish Minister of Foreign Affair, Ahmed Dawud Aghlo, reconfirmed that relations between Turkey and Israel won’t be normalized till the latter issues an official statement, apologizing for Israeli attacks on the Turkish “Freedom Flotilla” in […]

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Turkish FM urges Israel to lift siege on Gaza unconditionally

Gaza Under Attack – in pictures | Attacks on Gaza – Timeline “We cannot accept or tolerate the sufferings of our Palestinian brothers and sisters who live in an open-air prison in Gaza” ~ Davutoglu Updating: 16:40, 16 November 2011 Wednesday The 4th meeting of foreign ministers’ of Turkish-Arab Cooperation Forum has ended in Rabat, […]

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Hamas to PA security services: Lift ban on resistance in West Bank

[ 06/09/2011 – 04:17 PM ] GAZA, (PIC)– Hamas spokesman Sami Abu Zuhri has called on the Palestinian Authority’s security services to lift the ban on armed resistance in the West Bank in response to a wave of attacks against Palestinians by Israeli settlers and soldiers. “Hamas emphasizes the seriousness of the escalation in which […]

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Ban calls for more Israeli steps to lift blockade of Gaza

  Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon (right) meets with Ehud Barak, Minister of Defense of Israel 29 July 2011 –United Nations The Israeli Government needs to take more steps to lift the blockade of the Gaza Strip, particularly to allow the free import of construction materials into the area, Secretary-GeneralBan Ki-moon said today.In a meeting with Ehud […]

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Arabi pledges to lift Gaza siege in ten days, Rizka welcomes the news

[ 29/04/2011 – 02:58 PM ] CAIRO, (PIC)– Nabil Al-Arabi, the Egyptian foreign minister, said on Thursday that Egypt would take a decisive decision rescinding the unjust siege on the Palestinian people in the Gaza Strip, adding that the decision would be taken within ten days. “The humanitarian condition in Gaza is very miserable, inhuman, […]

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Austrian foreign minister calls for lifting siege on Gaza

[ 06/04/2011 – 03:52 PM ] GAZA, (PIC)– Austria’s foreign minister Michael Spindelegger has called for lifting the siege on the Gaza Strip that has been in force for the past four years to end the Gaza people’s suffering. Spindelegger, who arrived in Gaza Strip on Wednesday coming from Egypt, told a press conference at […]

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World urges Israel to lift blockade: Gul

PressTV | Thu Feb 17, 2011 12:20AM Turkish President Abdullah Gul Turkish President Abdullah Gul says world leaders are urging Israel to lift its blockade of the Gaza Strip, which has caused a serious humanitarian crisis there. “The blockade going on Gaza is not a legitimate one, and all international organizations and all leaders are […]

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Malta’s foreign minister visits the Gaza Strip

Sunday, 19 December 2010 01:00 EXCLUSIVE PICTURES Malta’s Foreign Minister, Tonio Borg, has issued a call for serious and tangible efforts to lift the blockade on the Gaza Strip. During a short visit to the Strip on Friday, he promised his country’s financial assistance for several projects operated by the United Nations Relief and Works […]

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