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Gaza official: Palestinians unable to cross into Egypt

Maan News Agency | Aug 18, 2013   GAZA CITY (Ma’an) — Palestinians are not being allowed to cross into Egypt via the Rafah crossing, a Hamas official said Sunday. Maher Abu Sabha, general director of the ministry of interior in Gaza, told Ma’an that the Rafah crossing was open on Saturday, but no passengers […]

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Ambulance stopped by soldiers in Beit Ummar obstructing travel of a woman in labor to the hospital

Maan News Agency | Jan 10, 2013 HEBRON (Ma’an) — Israeli forces blocked the entrance to southern West Bank town Beit Ummar on Thursday morning, preventing an ambulance from leaving, a local activist said. The ambulance officer informed the soldiers that the Red Crescent vehicle was taking a woman in labor and another patient to […]

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Collective Punishment: Israeli soldiers delay passage of thousands of citizens at Container barrier

[ PIC 31/10/2012 – 01:17 PM ] BETHLEHEM, (PIC)– Israeli occupation forces (IOF) closed the Container roadblock on Wednesday morning practically isolating the northern West Bank from its southern areas. Eyewitnesses told the PIC reporter that the IOF soldiers blocked hundreds of cars and thoroughly searched each one and each and every passenger boarding them. […]

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Israeli Intelligence Escalates Blackmail and Detention of Palestinian Patients

Kawther Salam | July 29, 2012 Physicians for Human Rights – Israel – The Israeli intelligence are continuing their policy of blackmailing patients and using the Gaza Strip’s border crossings, over which they exercise absolute control, to arrest Palestinians compelled by humanitarian needs to travel through them. Hence on Sunday, 15 July 2012, the Israeli […]

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CODEPINK: Freedom for the #FreedomRides! Take Action Now!

FreedomRides | Topic – Action Alerts – updates | in pictures Freedom for the Freedom Riders! End the Israeli Occupation of Palestine! On November 15th, a historic group of Palestinian youth Freedom Riders, inspired by the US Civil Rights movement attempted to board segregated buses serving Israeli settlers in the West Bank. Their attempt to […]

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New Rafah travel mechanisms from next week

Published 24/06/2011 Palestinians wait to pass into Egypt through the Rafah border crossing in the southern Gaza Strip on March 1, 2010. [MaanImages/Hatem Omar] GAZA CITY (Ma’an) — New travel mechanisms will be implemented at the Rafah crossing at the start of the week, Gaza Cabinet head Mohammad A’zqul said Thursday. The Ministerial Council secretary […]

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Israel Prevents Jerusalem Mufti From Traveling To Jordan

Sunday June 12, 2011 01:43 by Saed Bannoura – IMEMC & Agencies The Israeli Authorities prevented Sheikh Ikrima Sabri, the Imam of the Al Aqsa Mosque and the Grand Mufti of Jerusalem and the Holy Land, from travelling to Jordan to participate in a conference in Jordan. Sheikh Ikrima Sabri – Palestine-Info The conference, Sheikh […]

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Children Denied Passage Through Wall Gate After Refusing Electronic Body Scan

Friday March 18, 2011 07:23 by Saed Bannoura – IMEMC & Agencies On Wednesday and Thursday, Israeli soldiers stationed at a gate in the Annexation Wall near the northern West Bank city of Jenin, have been demanding the students to undergo electronic scan before they are allowed to walk to school. The children refused and […]

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