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U.S. court invalidates passport law on status of Jerusalem

Parasols placed outside the Dome of the Rock on the al-Haram al-Sharif compound  Al Ray | July 24, 2013 (Reuters) – A federal appeals court on Tuesday invalidated a U.S. law that was designed to allow American citizens born in Jerusalem to have Israel listed as their birthplace on passports. The unanimous ruling by the […]

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Resheq slams PA attitude against granting Sheikh Qaradawi Palestinian passport

[ PIC 11/05/2013 – 06:47 AM ] BEIRUT, (PIC)– Member of Hamas’s political bureau Ezzat Al-Resheq criticized the Palestinian Authority and its de facto interior ministry for its objection to giving Sheikh Yousuf Al-Qaradawi a Palestinian passport in honor of his role in supporting the Palestinian cause. Resheq said that such attitude by the PA […]

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Gazans denied passports despite reconciliation

Maan News Agency | Febr 5, 2012 GAZA CITY (Ma’an) — A committee representing people in Gaza who have been denied travel documents by the PA said Sunday that thousands had yet to receive passports, despite official statements that the issue had been resolved. Fair access to travel documents was a tenet of the reconciliation […]

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Israel passport case sparks debate in top US court

Truth does not matter for “Israel”. Buttons Do. To mute. Maan News Agency – Nov 8, 2011 WASHINGTON (AFP) — It may seem like a case on dull passport rules, but lawyers told the US Supreme Court Monday the question of whether Israel is listed on a passport of a person born in Jerusalem raises […]

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Passports for all in Gaza?

Some 30,000 Gazans have been denied passports in rift between Hamas and Fatah. Mohammed Omer | 19 Jun 2011 | AlJazeera | Opinion 30,000 Palestinians in Gaza are on a ‘blacklist’ that prevents them from having passports. This prohibits them from traveling abroad for medical treatment when necessary [GALLO/GETTY] In Ramallah, the Palestinian Authority recently […]

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Israelis Prepare to Emigrate, Palestinians to Return

Franklin Lamb | Al Manar | June 4, 2011 “If our forefathers dreamt of an Israeli passport to escape from Europe, there are many among us who are now dreaming of a second passport to escape to Europe.” Gideon Levy Today it is estimated that 70%. Israelis had approached or intended to approach a foreign […]

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FRANKLIN LAMB: Israelis Rush for Second Passports

 03. Jun, 2011| Initfada Palestine PALESTINIANS RIGHT OF RETURN DEMONSTRATIONS “The number of Israelis thinking of leaving Palestine is climbing rapidly according to researchers, while many more, with actual millennial roots but victims of ethnic cleansing, prepare to exercise their right of Return.” By FRANKLIN LAMB/Al-Manar Beirut Perhaps historians or cultural anthropologists surveying the course […]

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Fear is driving Israelis to obtain foreign passports

Posted June 2, 2011 | Patrick Mac Manus’s Blog More and more Israelis apply for a foreign passport, not for easier travel but because something has gone terribly wrong here… The numbers are climbing rapidly and the phenomenon is intriguing: Many Israelis are longing for a second passport. If Shimon Peres (now president ) once […]

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The perks of traveling while Palestinian

Mohammed-Naji AlKhodari |The Electronic Intifada |24 May 2011 As I stood in the line waiting to check in at the Bradley International Airport in the US state of Connecticut, I wondered how overweight my luggage would be. After I handed my Palestinian passport to the woman sitting behind the desk, she paused for a minute. “What’s wrong?” […]

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Thousands refused passports in Gaza

Published today (updated) 22/05/2011 15:42 GAZA CITY (Ma’an) — Demonstrators gathered in Gaza City on Saturday to protest the Palestinian Authority’s refusal to grant passports to 30,000 Gaza residents. Tens of thousands of Palestinians in Gaza have have been unable to get passports issued by the Fatah-led PA, residents say, because of factional tensions, despite […]

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State of Palestine Stamps your Passport! – video

Watch the video! How to get the Stamp! Go here for more info and ask for stamping your passport: Source

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Coming Home

  Date posted: January 12, 2011 By Joharah Baker for MIFTAH     At passport control at Washington DC’s Dulles Airport, the border officer took one look at my children’s and my US passports and stamped us through with a smile. We were, after all, technically “home” and countries normally treat their citizens with dignity […]

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