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Israeli occupation planning new railway into Occupied Jerusalem

“Settling” constitutes a warcime according to international law and ICC statute. Even under US’ own military legislations’ Law resources below this article [ PIC 23/10/2013 – 05:41 PM ] OCCUPIED JERUSALEM, (PIC)– The Israeli occupation authorities (IOA) are planning the construction of a new railway line that would extend from the entrance of Jerusalem into […]

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Israel to set grandiose railway in the WB

Al Ray | July 25, 2013 Gaza, Alray The Israel Civil Administration (ICA) decided on Wednesday to go ahead with the grandiose railway plan for the West Bank , ignoring the Palestinian refusal of Israel’s request to participate in the planning. Haaretz newspaper reported that the ICA open the plan up for public objection. The […]

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What Happened to Palestine’s Railways? ~ by Stuart Littlewood

B12 passing Weybourne windmill. (Supplied) By Stuart Littlewood | Palestine Chronicle | March 13, 2012 Not all is doom and gloom here in the UK. The North Norfolk Railway (Poppy Line) put on its Spring Steam Gala last weekend and a good time was had by young and old. Their cute little J15 was celebrating […]

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Report: Israel to dissect W. Bank with rail network reaching 1948 occupied land

[ PIC 05/03/2012 – 11:17 AM ] RAMALLAH, (PIC)– The land research center said the Israeli occupation authority (IOA) plans to annex vast tracts of Palestinian land in the West Bank to construct a railroad extending from its West Bank settlements to the 1948 occupied territory. The center stated in a report that the Israeli […]

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Israel plans West Bank railway to service illegal settlements

MEMO MARCH 1 2012 Media sources in Israel have revealed that the Israeli Transport Minister and Railway Authority have prepared a blueprint for the extension of the country’s railway network to service the illegal Jewish settler communities across the occupied West Bank. The scheme being developed by Yisrael Katz is set to bring the total […]

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Newspapers Review: Dailies Highlight West Bank Railway Plan

WAFA FEB 28 2012 RAMALLAH, February 28, 2012 (WAFA) – The three Palestinian Arabic dailies Tuesday highlighted a new Israeli plan to build 11 railways through the West Bank for settlers use. Al-Hayat al-Jadida and al-Quds front page stories featured the new Israeli plan to build a 475-kilometer railway network in the West Bank, which, […]

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Israeli government confirms plan for segregated settler train system

Tuesday February 28, 2012 09:32 by Saed Bannoura – IMEMC News On Monday, Israeli officials announced their intention to construct a train system for Israeli settlers living in violation of international law in the West Bank. Yisrael Katz (image by alternativenews) Although Israel’s Transportation Minister Yisrael Katz said that the proposed rail lines would eventually […]

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Report: Israeli rail company plans West Bank network

MAAN NEWS AGENVY FEB 27 2012   TEL AVIV, Israel (Ma’an) — A state-owned Israeli railway company has prepared a proposal for building a rail network in the occupied West Bank, Israel’s Haaretz reported on Monday. The plan reportedly calls for creating 11 rail lines extending to 475 kilometers of rail-track through the West Bank. […]

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#BDS claims victory after Alstom project derails

A Million Stories about the Zionist Rape of This World – in pictures Maan News Agency | October 27, 2011 BETHLEHEM (Ma’an) — The boycott, divestment and sanctions movement has declared victory against the Alstom group after it lost a nearly $10-billion bid for part of a railway project in Saudi Arabia. On Wednesday, authorities […]

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Sabri calls on KSA to exclude Alstom from holy land railway bids

[ 01/10/2011 – 10:04 AM ] OCCUPIED JERUSALEM, (PIC)– Former Jerusalem Grand Mufti Ekrima Sabri has called on Saudi Arabia to use its “economic weapons” to defend Jerusalem by not accepting offers for the multi-billion dollar Haramain high-speed rail project by Israel’s Jerusalem transportation partner Alstom. The French-based transportation giant drew international criticism and has […]

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PressTV – Israel slammed over railway project

Wed Dec 22, 2010 6:28AM Share | Email | Print A high speed Israeli train in West Bank, file photo Tel Aviv is criticized for building a high speed bullet train railway line that links central Israel to the Jewish settlements built on the occupied Palestinian lands in the West Bank. The bullet train line […]

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