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Miles of Smiles to send 3 more aid convoys to Gaza

[ 02/08/2011 – 11:52 AM ] GAZA, (PIC)– Dr. Issam Yousef, the general coordinator of Miles of Smiles 4, said that three new aid convoys would be sent to the Gaza Strip within the coming three months including one later this month. Yousef, who was speaking Monday evening at a meeting between Gazan premier Ismail […]

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OCHA: More Palestinians displaced this year than 2009, 2010

[ 01/08/2011 – 10:36 AM ] RAMALLAH, (PIC)– The UN Organization for the Coordination of Humanitarian Affairs in the occupied Palestinian territories has issued a report documenting that home demolitions in Area C of the occupied West Bank and Jerusalem this year had nearly doubled when compared to the same period of last year. The […]

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Ashqar: Israel detained more than 3000 Palestinian children in 5 years

[ 19/07/2011 – 03:13 PM ] GAZA, (PIC)– The ministry of prisoners in Gaza said that the Israeli occupation forces (IOF) have detained more than 3000 Palestinian minors over the period 2005 – 2010 and not only 835 as published by the Israeli B’Tselem. The ministry’s spokesman Riyadh Al-Ashqar said in a statement on Tuesday […]

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UNRWA Report Questions the Blooming West Bank Economy

PNN – Palestine News Network 08.06.11 – 13:59 Jerusalem – PNN – The UN Relief and Works Agency released a report on Wednesday questioning the view that the Palestinian economy in the West Bank is flourishing. Contrary to media reports, the UNRWA report states that in the first half of 2010 the unemployment rate rose […]

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Further Settlements Announced

Wednesday May 25, 2011 14:20 by Kevin Murphy – IMEMC and Agencies The Palestinian News and Informational Agency has reported that Israeli officials plan to confiscate 2,000 dunums worth of land in the Salfit area in the Northern West Bank near the city of Nablus. The confiscated land will go to expanding two settlements in […]

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Report: More than 130 prison raids in 2010

[ 17/04/2011 – 05:36 PM ] VIENNA, (PIC)– A report by Vienna-based Friend of Humanity International documents that this year was ”not normal in the lives of Palestinian prisoners”, as the Israeli prison authority more than 130 cell raids on Palestinian prisoners this year alone. The report details human rights violations that took place in […]

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Despite Ceasefire Declared by Palestinian Factions, Army Bombards More Areas In Gaza

Friday April 08, 2011 09:29 by Saed Bannoura – IMEMC & Agencies Despite the fact that the Palestinian factions, including the Hamas movement, in Gaza declared a ceasefire with Israel starting Thursday midnight, the Israeli army bombarded several areas, and carried out a number of aerial attacks in Gaza. The decision was made follow talks […]

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Netanyahu vows more Gaza raids

Thu Apr 7, 2011 6:46PM Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu Israel says it would not stop short of taking any military action against the Gaza Strip after an Israeli fanfare alleged that firing of projectiles came ‘from the coastal sliver’s direction.’ “We will not shy away from taking all the necessary action, offensive and defensive, […]

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Israeli forces erect more army checkpoints in Nablus

NABLUS (Ma’an) — Israeli forces on Saturday erected several military checkpoints on the road to Wadi Qana south of Nablus in the northern West Bank, denying local farmers access to their fields in the area. Meanwhile, 13 busloads of Israeli settlers from the nearby Alfe Menashe and Qarne Shomron settlements were escorted to the Wadi […]

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Israel Okays more settlements in WB

PressTV –  Sun Mar 13, 2011 6:31AM   Tel Aviv has moved to approve a plan to construct hundreds more illegal settlements in occupied Palestinian territories, Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu’s office announces. “The ministerial committee responsible for settlements had decided to build several hundred units at Gush Etzion, Maale Adumim, Ariel and Kyriat Sefer” […]

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IOF serves more demolition notices

[ 08/03/2011 – 06:28 PM ]   JENIN, (PIC)– Israeli occupation forces (IOF) served demolition notices to owners of eight installations in Barta’a Al-Sharqiya village, south of Jenin, last night, local sources said. They added that IOF soldiers escorted the municipality’s organization and construction team into the village and delivered the notices to the owners […]

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Israel shoots more Gaza scrap collectors

PressTV –  Sat Feb 5, 2011 2:35PM Israeli forces (File photo) Israeli troops have shot and injured two Palestinian men, who were reportedly collecting construction materials in the north parts of the Gaza Strip. The forces opened fire on the victims in east of Gaza City on Saturday, inflicting ‘serious’ injuries on both victims, AFP […]

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More Palestinian homes razed in 2010

PressTV – Wed Jan 26, 2011 6:11PM Israel demolished 86 homes across the West Bank in 2010. Israel has dramatically increased the pace of demolition of Palestinian homes in the occupied West Bank in 2010, in defiance of international calls, a rights group says. The Israeli human rights group B’Tselem said on Wednesday that the […]

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No More Tears! – CSI complice in Israel’s violent repression

“AdalahNYC | January 21, 2011 On January 11, 2011, protesters gathered in Manhattan in front of the offices of Point Lookout Capital Partners, an investor in Combined Systems Inc. (CSI), a US company that sells tear gas to Israel. The Israeli army has used the tear gas to kill and seriously injure unarmed protesters in […]

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