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Electricity outage has serious impacts on Health: Minister of Health

Minister of Health, Mufeed al- Makhllaty Al Ray Agencies | Nov 4, 2013 Gaza, ALRAY – ” Health and humanitarian conditions in Gaza are  at risk due to electricity outage  across the Gaza Strip,” Minister of Health,  Mufeed al- Makhllaty warned on Monday. He said in a press statement   that the stop of  functioning of […]

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Hundreds of Gazan kidney patients face death

[ PIC 26/10/2013 – 03:32 PM ] GAZA, (PIC)– The Palestinian health ministry in Gaza Strip warned on Saturday that hundreds of kidney failure patients were in danger of death due to the acute shortage in medicines and other consumables used in the dialysis process. For his part, director of kidney department in the Shifa […]

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Egyptian official is happy that Gaza electricity plant stopped working

Middle East Monitor | Sept 18, 2013 Former Egyptian Electricity Minister Osama Kamal has appeared happy on a local Egyptian television network, rejoicing: “We succeeded in closing the only electricity plant in Gaza.” Speaking to a talk show on Egyptian Al-Hayat TV, Kamal attributed the news to “the great [and] successful efforts of the Egyptian […]

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URGENT ▶ Silent Genocide: Lives of 360 Gaza patients in danger

Al Ray | Aug 6, 2013 Gaza, Alray – Palestinian Ministry of Health (MOH) on Wednesday  announced  in a statement that closing Rafah crossing put lives of 360 patients in danger. The statement explained  that these patients have official reference documentation to be treated abroad, but closing Rafah crossing by the Egyptian authorities prevented them […]

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Gaza hospitals face fuel shortage: Health Ministry

A Palestinian man awaits dialysis treatment at the kidney section of Shifa hospital in Gaza. (File photo) PressTV | Sun Aug 4, 2013 6:9AM GMT   The Israeli regime imposed land, aerial, and naval blockade on the Gaza Strip in June 2007 after the democratically elected Palestinian resistance movement of Hamas took over the administration […]

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Israeli to displace 1,300 Palestinians from Hebron

The Israeli authorities have begun moves to evacuate about 1,300 Palestinians from eight Palestinians villages in south of Hebron in the occupied West Bank on the pretext that ‘they occupy a firing range in military training area’. The Israeli newspaper, Haaretz, reported on Thursday that the ‘state’ wanted to evict the Palestinians from their homes […]

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One million Palestinians are “living on aid” as calls to end the siege increase

MEMO | June 28, 2013 ‘Palestinian legislator Jamal Al-Khodari has pointed out to solidarity groups visiting the besieged Gaza Strip that one million Palestinians are now dependent on aid. Dr Al-Khodari, who also heads the Popular Committee Against the Siege, affirmed that Israel is responsible for the blockade that has been imposed on Gaza for […]

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Palestinian leaders call on Abbas to let the people decide their fate

[ PIC 31/12/2012 – 08:33 PM ] RAMALLAH,(PIC)– A number of leaders of the Palestinian people in the Palestinian territories and in the diaspora, called on the Palestinian Authority President Mahmoud Abbas, to let the Palestinian people decide their fate, rather than handing the power to the extremist government of Benjamin Netanyahu. Palestinian Legislative Council […]

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OIC calls for repairing and building houses of poor people in Gaza

[ PIC 13/10/2012 – 03:09 PM ] GAZA, (PIC)– The Organization of Islamic Cooperation (OIC) called on its member states and their humanitarian organizations to repair and rehabilitate the houses of the poor citizens of the Gaza Strip. This appeal came in the monthly report issued by the Organization about the humanitarian situation in the […]

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Resheq appeals to the world’s free people to save Burma Muslims

[ PIC 03/08/2012 – 11:59 AM ] BEIRUT, (PIC)– Member of Hamas’s political bureau Ezzat Al-Resheq appealed to the world’s free men and women to move to end the systematic genocide of the Muslim minority in Burma in light of the international passivity. “We are following with great concern and pain the inhuman acts of […]

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What Does Moshe Silman Have to Do with the Occupation?

By Asma Agbarieh-Zahalka | Palestine Chronicle | Aug 2, 2012 The late Moshe Silman’s act of self-immolation rattled the entire country. Both the media and social protest activists have put out heartfelt pleas to try to dissuade others from following suit. But it seems that these calls have gone unheeded. Akiva Mafa’I’s attempted suicide by […]

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Jerusalem archbishop says Christians must be protected

Maan News Agency | July 26, 2012 BETHLEHEM (Ma’an) — Archbishop Theodosius Atallah Hanna stressed Wednesday the necessity to protect Palestinian Christians and rejected any efforts to undermine their rights. During a visit to Ma’an in Bethlehem, he said “they (Palestinian Christians) must be preserved because their absence is considered a big loss for everyone […]

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Abbas to Israeli channel: My hands are stretched out to peace with Israel

Now where did we hear that before! Oh yes. Bibi’s speech at the United Nations September 2011 stating: He ‘Extends hand of peace’ Since than, 166 people have been killed by Israel. | Overview And Abbas keeps talking about “talking about peace” while Israel proofs it does nothing else than murder and confiscate, annihilate and […]

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Ghannoushi: Arab Spring liberated the people and will liberate Jerusalem

[ PIC 12/06/2012 – 01:02 PM ] CAIRO, (PIC) — The head of the Tunisian Nahdha Movement, Sheikh Rashid Ghannoushi confirmed that during his visit to Egypt, he met the Egyptian political forces and the former presidential candidates “to discuss the Palestinian issue and the ongoing dangers and threats of the Zionist enemy.” Ghannoushi, speaking […]

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REPORT OCHA: Israel displaced more than 60 Palestinians last week

[ PIC 03/06/2012 – 10:07 AM ] RAMALLAH, (PIC)– The UN office for the coordination of humanitarian affairs (OCHA) said Israel displaced more than 60 Palestinians during one week after demolishing their homes in West Bank areas in addition to its demolition of other homes and structures. In a recent report, OCHA stated that Israel […]

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