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Egyptian parliamentary delegation arrives in Gaza

[ PIC 28/03/2012 – 06:16 PM ] GAZA, (PIC)– A delegation of the Egyptian parliament arrived in the Gaza Strip on Wednesday evening via the Rafah border crossing in the first such visit by members of Egypt’s post revolution parliament. Palestinian officials and members of the legislative council received the Egyptian delegates led by Dr. […]

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Arab parliamentary convoy arrives in Gaza

Maan News Agency | March 15, 2012 GAZA CITY (Ma’an) — An Arab parliamentary convoy arrived Thursday in Gaza through the Rafah crossing. Abdul Qader Samary, chairman of the Arab committee to lift the siege on Gaza, said, “we will continue struggling to liberate Palestine from the enemy who acts outside any laws.” He stressed […]

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Palestinian parliamentary delegation arrives in Switzerland

[ 14/01/2012 – 07:30 PM ] GENEVA, (PIC)– A Palestinian parliamentary delegation of the Hamas-affiliated change and reform bloc arrived in Geneva on Saturday on a few days visit at the invitation of the international parliamentary union (IPU). The three-member delegation headed by Mushir Al-Masri, who is the bloc’s spokesman, is to explain the issue […]

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Zionist media campaign in bid to ruin Palestinian parliamentary visit to Geneva

Related: Israel. Not looking for Peace. Nor Talks. But this… ~ The Facts [ 14/01/2012 – 09:34 AM ] CAIRO, (PIC)– Secretary-general of Hamas change and reform parliamentary bloc Mushir Al-Masri said there were Israeli attempts to abort the visit intended by Palestinian lawmakers to Switzerland. MP Masri told the PIC that the inter-parliamentary union […]

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Baher: Disabling parliamentary life in W. Bank damaging to the national interest

A Million Stories about the Zionist Rape of This World – in pictures [ 21/12/2011 – 12:01 PM ] GAZA, (PIC)– First deputy speaker of the Palestinian legislative council Ahmed Baher called on the Palestinian rivals meeting in Cairo to swiftly reach an agreement enabling the Palestinian parliament to resume its sessions in the West […]

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Palestine now PACE ‘partner’

October 5, 2011 | PARIS – STRASBOURG | Hurriyet Daily News The Parliamentary Assembly of the Council of Europe, or PACE, granted “partner for democracy” status to Palestine in a decision Tuesday. Following the decision, Salim al-Za’noon, speaker of the Palestinian National Council, said it was a historic step bringing Palestine closer to its goal […]

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Campaign: Halt the Israeli abduction of Palestinian MPs

19-06-2011,09:01 | – Ezzedeen Al-Qassam Brigades The international campaign to release detained Palestinian lawmakers has addressed urgent messages on Saturday to speakers of world parliaments asking for their immediate intervention to stop Israel from re-arresting MPs. It charged that the systematic Israeli policy aimed at paralyzing the Palestinian legislative council and foiling the Palestinian reconciliation […]

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“Slavery Law” passes final vote in Israeli parliament

Wednesday, May 18 2011|Mairav Zonszein | +972 Magazine An amendment to Israel’s Citizenship and Entry Law was passed in a 26-6 vote in Knesset today, enabling the government to confine and dictate migrant workers’ rights. The Citizenship and Entry Law, first passed in 2003, prohibits Palestinians from the West Bank and Gaza from acquiring residency or […]

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ei: Dutch opposition boycotts parliamentary delegation to Israel

Adri Nieuwhof, The Electronic Intifada, 10 March 2011 Dutch opposition parties boycotted a parliamentary delegation to the Middle East in February after parties supporting the right-wing government insisted on going ahead with the visit despite an Israeli government ban on allowing the lawmakers to visit the besieged Gaza Strip. Following the uprising that overthrew former […]

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IOA holds MP Salhab in administrative detention

[ 10/03/2011 – 09:28 AM ]   AL-KHALIL, (PIC)– The Israeli Ofer court on Wednesday sentenced Palestinian MP Dr. Azzam Salhab to six months administrative detention without his presence in court, his family said. They told the PIC reporter that the Israeli occupation authority (IOA) told Salhab that he would be sentenced to administrative custody […]

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