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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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“Zionism’s Exploitation Business”: Israel collects $11 million a year from occupied Palestinians in identity card fees

[ PIC 30/06/2013 – 02:58 PM ] BETHLEHEM, (PIC)– A Palestinian study revealed that Israel collects 40 million shekels ($11 million) per year from Palestinians, in return for issuing Permits and Magnetic cards that allow them enter the occupied territories and work in the Israeli market. The Applied Research Institute ARIJ in the city of […]

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Prisoner X was Mossad Agent Ben Zygier ~ by Richard Silverstein (Updated)

Tikun Olam | תיקון עולם | Richard Silverstein | Febr 12, 2013 Yossi Melman’s censored report on Mossad agent, Ben Zygier Back in 2010, I reported that Israel had arrested an unidentified individual, and imprisoned him in total secrecy in an Israeli jail.  The cell he occupied had once housed Yigal Amir.  Even his jailers […]

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Gaza ministry announces end to passport denials

Related: Israel. Not looking for Peace. Nor Talks. But this… Maan News Agency | Febr 10, 2012   GAZA CITY (Ma’an) — Gaza’s ministry of interior called on Friday for all citizens who had been denied a passport to register for travel documents in the Gaza Strip. Fair access to travel documents was a tenet […]

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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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Gaza immigration bureau: PA still obstructing the issue of passports is still there

Truth does not matter for “Israel”. Buttons Do. To mute. [ 16/01/2012 – 02:03 PM ] GAZA, (PIC)– Director of the interior ministry’s immigration bureau in Gaza Wisam Al-Ramlawi said the Palestinian authorities in Ramallah city have not sent any passport books to the Gaza Strip so far. According to Safa news agency on Sunday, […]

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Israeli Mossad told to stop using fake foreign passports

Published 22/07/2011 TEL AVIV, Israel (Ma’an) — Several countries have sent diplomatic messages to Israel demanding that the government stop using their national passports in Mossad operations, news reports said. The countries informed Israel that they were aware that Mossad operatives were using their passports in foreign operations and urged the government to immediately end […]

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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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Citizens deprived of passports in Gaza stage sit-in

[ 13/06/2011 – 05:47 PM ] GAZA, (PIC)– Palestinian citizens in the Gaza Strip denied new passports by the authorities in Ramallah staged a protest sit-in on Monday in front of the UN offices in Gaza city. They carried placards denouncing the decision, which they said, was based on political affiliation. They asked the UN […]

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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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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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Khreisha: PA denying passports to select Gaza citizens

[ 07/03/2011 – 05:56 PM ]   RAMALLAH, (PIC)– The second deputy speaker of the Palestinian Legislative Council Hassan Khreisha has confirmed that Palestinian Authority intelligence has interfered in issuing passports to certain citizens in Gaza. He also confirmed that the PA has adopted a list of persons banned from receiving passports. His statements posted […]

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