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Gaza Cancer Rates Soar Following Times of War

A Palestinian woman lifts her son, who is being treated for cancer, in the pediatric ward of Augusta Victoria Hospital in East Jerusalem Nov. 6, 2012. (photo by REUTERS/Baz Ratner) By: Asmaa al-Ghoul for Al-Monitor Palestine Pulse. Posted on April 1, 2013 إقرأ باللغة العربية The Information Center at the Ministry of Health in Ramallah […]

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VIDEO | Poverty rising in Gaza because of Israeli blockade

Published on Feb 13, 2013 Nearly 1.7 million Gazans are still suffering from high poverty and unemployment rates because of the suffocating blockade imposed by the Israeli regime. Many Palestinians in this tiny coastal enclave can’t even buy new clothes. They have to buy second hand clothes due to their relatively cheap price. Some even […]

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Ahrar: Number of female prisoners in occupation jails rises to 14

[ PIC 10/02/2013 – 09:13 PM ] NABLUS, (PIC)– Ahrar center for Prisoners’ Studies and Human Rights declared that the number of the Palestinian female prisoners has risen to 14 prisoners. The occupation forces arrested during February three females identified as: Heyam Nemer Alrajbi and Ayat Yousef Mahfooth from al-Khalil in addition to Alaa Mohammad […]

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Report: occupation’s aggression against Palestinians on the rise

[ PIC 01/06/2012 – 09:26 PM ] NABLUS, (PIC)– Land research center of the Arab Studies Society confirmed that the first five months of this year had witnessed an increase in Israeli attacks against Palestinian people and properties. The center reported that Israeli forces demolished 78 houses during that period, which led to the displacement […]

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Ashqar: Number of solidarity hunger strikers on the rise to 26 | #HanaShalabi

[ PIC 22/03/2012 – 05:47 PM ] GAZA, (PIC)– The number of Palestinian prisoners going on hunger strike in solidarity with detained hunger strikers Hana’a Shalabi and MP Ahmed Al-Haj had risen to 26 in various prisons. Riyadh Al-Ashqar, an expert in prisoners’ affairs, told the PIC on Thursday that the prisoners would end their […]

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New UN Report Shows Sharp Rise In Palestinians Uprooted By Israeli Demolitions

Ethnic Cleansing – Topic | Settlement Construction – Category – Pictures Friday January 27, 2012 04:33 by UN News Centre  Almost 1,100 Palestinians, over half of them children, were displaced due to home demolitions in the West Bank by Israeli forces in 2011 – over 80 per cent more than in the previous year – […]

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Number of West Bankers who refuse to comply with summonses on the rise

[ 10/08/2011 – 04:56 PM ] RAMALLAH, (PIC)– The number of Palestinian citizens who jointed the youth campaign against summonses issued arbitrarily by the Palestinian authority security apparatuses in the West Bank has risen since the signing of the national reconciliation agreement between Hamas and Fatah factions. A Palestinian youth campaign active in the West […]

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‘Alarming’ rise in attacks on Palestinian children – incl. video of kidnap

Published yesterday (updated) 02/08/2011 15:34 RAMALLAH (Ma’an) — The Palestinian Authority on Sunday warned that Israel’s attacks on Palestinian children were escalating at “an alarming rate” and urged the UN to step in. Israeli soldiers and settlers have killed nine children so far in 2011, and almost 200 children have been injured by settler violence […]

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Death toll rises in deadly Gaza strikes

<img src=”http://www.maannews.net/images/345×230/124424_345x230.jpg&#8221; alt=”” /> Apr 9, 2011 GAZA CITY (Ma’an) — Israeli airstrikes on Gaza renewed late Saturday killing a Palestinian and injuring four others amid a barrage of projectiles targeting Israel’s western Negev desert. A drone-fired missile targeting the Zeitoun neighborhood in Gaza City injured four people, two critically, and killed Raed Zuhair Al-Bar, […]

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Gaza Strip tensions rise as Israeli leaders threaten major ground invasion

By Matthew Kalman | 25th March 2011 Israeli leaders have warned they could be poised for a major ground invasion of Hamas-controlled Gaza Strip. They even claimed it could be more devastating than Operation Cast Lead, which left more than 1,400 dead, thousands homeless and prompted international condemnation of Israel’s actions. The warning came following […]

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Construction rises by 60 per cent since US settlement activity veto

[ 08/03/2011 – 12:01 PM ]   RAMALLAH, (PIC)– A Palestinian researcher said in press statements Sunday that Jewish settlement activity in the Palestinian territories has risen by more than 60 per cent after the US used its veto power to strike down an Arab-proposed resolution to the UN condemning settlement construction. ”The rate of […]

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“Illegal Acts” by Israel on Rise in Occupied W.Bank, Says Richard Falk

Article Date: 16:32 2011/01/14 QNA | News | Article ID: 0037 Geneva, January 14 (QNA) – The UN Special Rapporteur for Human Rights in the Occupied Territories Richard Falk expressed on Friday his deep concern over what he described as a “series of illegal acts by Israeli authorities” in the occupied Palestine. He cited the […]

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Rise in Israeli attacks on Gaza and Ramallah collaboration condemned

Wednesday, 22 December 2010 18:45 EXCLUSIVE PICTURES A spokesman for the Palestinian government in Gaza has condemned the Israeli military operations against the territory, which have escalated over the past few weeks. Speaking at a press conference on 22 December, Taher El-Nono said that the government would be making a formal complaint about the increase […]

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Jerusalem Municipality demolishes Palestinian home in Haii Iswih « Wadi Hilweh Information Center – Silwan, Jerusalem

Wednesday, 22 December, 2010 | 14:07 Demolition in Silwan, Archive. Silwan, Jerusalem (SILWANIC) — Jerusalem Municipality bulldozers demolished a Palestinian home in the Haii Iswih neighborhood of Silwan yesterday. This past month has seen the Municipality re-enact its policy of demolition, starting with animal pens and lesser structures and culminating in home demolitions. The Haii […]

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Tensions mount in Silwan as Israel detains child, threatens to take down tent

[ 17/10/2010 – 11:19 AM ]   OCCUPIED JERUSALEM, (PIC)– Israeli forces arrested Sunday morning the child Imran Mansur, 11, while in poor medical condition in his Wadi Hilwa home in Jerusalem’s Silwan district. His parents were not allowed to escort him but were ordered to appear later at the police station. Imran is the […]

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