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Obama refuses to meet delegation of prisoners’ families

[ PIC 21/03/2013 – 08:22 PM ] RAMALLAH, (PIC)– Director of Palestinian Prisoners Society Qaddoura Fares confirmed that U.S. President Barack Obama has refused to meet a delegation from families of prisoners in Israeli jails. Fares pointed out in a press statement that there is a talk about the release of a number of prisoners […]

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No talks with Israel without settlement freeze: Mahmoud Abbas

“Settling” constitutes a warcime according to international law and ICC statute. Even under US’ own military legislations’ Law resources below this article US President Barack Obama (L) and Acting Palestinian Authority Chief Mahmoud Abbas (R) leave following a joint press conference in the West Bank city of Ramallah on March 21, 2013. PressTV | Mar […]

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Democratic Press Assembly files complaint to arrest Obama upon his arrival in Ramallah

[ PIC 21/03/2013 – 02:40 PM ] Mazen Da’nna RAMALLAH, (PIC)– The democratic press assembly in Palestine filed a complaint with the Palestinian attorney general in Ramallah against US president Barack Obama calling for arresting and bringing him to justice for the murder of Palestinian cameraman Mazen Da’nna in Iraq several years ago. Journalist Omar […]

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Jerusalemite rejection of the American position supporting the occupation

[ PIC 21/03/2013 – 01:54 PM ] OCCUPIED JERUSALEM, (PIC)– The Jerusalemite national and Islamic forces called on Tuesday to end the Palestinian division, to confront Israeli violations in Jerusalem, and to reject the U.S. position in support of the occupation on the eve of the U.S. President Barack Obama’s visit to the region. The […]

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Haneyya: No political breakthrough during Obama visit

[ PIC 21/03/2013 – 01:08 PM ] GAZA, (PIC)– Gaza premier Ismail Haneyya has said that no political breakthrough is expected during American president Barack Obama’s visit to occupied Palestine. He said in a press release on Thursday that Obama’s policy does not seek an end to occupation but rather endorses occupation, legitimizes settlement, and […]

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Live report: Obama visits Palestine | #ObamaOut

Maan News Agency | March 21, 2013 11:03 Obama greets line up of Palestinian officials including Prime Minister Salam Fayyad and chief negotiator Saeb Erekat on red carpet. 11:01 Military band butchers American national anthem, following by Palestine’s national anthem, for Obama and Abbas. 10:55 Obama’s helicopter is touching down at the presidential headquarters. 10:54 […]

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Abu Zuhri: Obama statement proves anew US bias in favor of Israel

[ PIC 21/03/2013 – 08:11 AM ] GAZA, (PIC)– US president Barack Obama displayed his country’s unlimited military, economic, and political support for Israel in his press conference on Wednesday, Dr. Sami Zuhri, a Hamas spokesman, said. Abu Zuhri told the PIC on Wednesday night that Obama’s renewed commitment to Israel’s security while ignoring the […]

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Resheq slams Obama’s position toward occupied Palestine | #ObamaOut

[ PIC 21/03/2013 – 08:05 AM ] BEIRUT, (PIC)– Member of Hamas’s political bureau Ezzat Al-Resheq strongly denounced US president Barack Obama for describing occupied Palestine as the historical land of Jews, saying that this position was a flagrant bias in favor of the Israeli regime. “We strongly condemn the remarks made by US president […]

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Palestinian activists pitch protest tents in E1 amid Obama visit

Palestinians set up protest tents on the outskirts of al-Quds (Jerusalem), March 20, 2013. PressTV | Thu Mar 21, 2013 8:33AM E1 is a sensitive zone between East al-Quds and the West Bank and its expansion has been on Israel’s agenda since the 1990s. Amid US President Barack Obama’s visit to Israel, Palestinian activists have […]

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Obama Comes to Bless Israel’s Government of Settlers ~ by Jonathan Cook

Dissident Voice | Jonathan Cook | March 20th, 2013 Those who hoped that Barack Obama would be arriving in Israel to bang Israeli and Palestinian heads together, after four years of impasse in the peace process, will be sorely disappointed. The US president’s trip beginning today may be historic – the first of his presidency […]

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Palestinian popular rejection of Obama’s visit

[ PIC 20/03/2013 – 09:21 PM ] RAMALLAH, (PIC)– A number of Palestinian activists and politicians expressed their rejection of the visit ​​by U.S. President Barack Obama to the Palestinian territories on Thursday. Several popular marches were launched in a number of Palestinian towns and villages to denounce the visit, while popular groups stated that […]

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News Black-out and Political Farce over Jerusalem Clashes ~ by Daud Abdullah

Dissident Voice | by Daud Abdullah | March 20th, 2013 Despite their ferocity, last Friday’s [9 March 2013] clashes in the Noble Sanctuary of Al-Aqsa failed to make international headlines. The virtual news black-out was indicative of prevailing attitudes towards Jerusalem as a whole. Palestinian officials argue, and rightly so, that even the Arab media […]

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VIDEO | Israeli soldiers round up children in Hebron

All Israeli Attacks – Timeline | All Israeli cease Fire Violations – Timeline Maan News Agency | March 20, 2013 BETHLEHEM (Ma’an) — Israeli rights group B’Tselem on Wednesday said Israel’s mass arrest of children in Hebron was “unacceptable,” and released a video of the detentions. The video shows soldiers forcefully arresting schoolchildren, one of […]

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Obama: US-Israel alliance ‘eternal, forever’

Maan News Agency | March 20, 2013 TEL AVIV, Israel (Ma’an) — US President Barack Obama said at the start of his first official visit to Israel on Wednesday that US commitment to its security was rock solid. “I see this visit as an opportunity to reaffirm the unbreakable bond between our nations, to restate […]

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VIDEO | As Obama lands : Palestinians erect new Bab al Shams neighbourhood

“Settling” by Israel constitutes a WARCRIME according to International Law and the ICC statute. Even under US’ own military legislation’ it is forbidden. A Reminder to all that the Universal Declaration of Human Rights Article 13:1 states:  “Everyone has the right to freedom of movement and residence within the borders of each state” Law resources […]

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