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High tensions prevail in Negev prison

[ PIC 25/10/2013 – 10:17 AM ] GAZA, (PIC)– A state of high tension prevailed in Negev prison after Israeli Prison Services (IPS) imposed harsh penalties against administrative detainees as a response to their protests in different prisons. Palestine Center for Prisoners’ Studies confirmed that the IPS insists on isolating 60 administrative detainees in section […]

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Gaza gov’t: Israeli raids intentionally heighten tensions

[ 17/08/2011 – 12:43 PM ] GAZA, (PIC)– The Palestinian government in the Gaza Strip has said that it was interested in maintaining calm in the Strip, charging Israel with deliberately escalating military attacks. The foreign ministry said in a statement on Tuesday evening that it exerted strenuous efforts and reached national consensus on maintaining […]

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PA condemns Israeli attempts to escalate tensions in the West Bank

MEMO Tuesday, 02 August 2011 18:50 The Palestinian Authority (PA) denounced what it described as an attempt by the Israeli government to escalate the tensions in the occupied West Bank before the PA seeks a UN resolution acknowledging an independent Palestinian State next month. The Palestinian presidency spokesperson Mahmoud Abu Rodeina condemned Israel for randomly […]

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Tension running high in Silwan

30/03/2011 – 08:09 AM OCCUPIED JERUSALEM, (PIC)– Silwan inhabitants burnt an Israeli  military post in their town, south of the Aqsa Mosque in occupied Jerusalem, at a late hour on Tuesday in retaliation to Jewish settlers’ practices. A large number of settlers and Israeli occupation police stormed the town on Tuesday night and were faced […]

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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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Hamas says seeking to lower tensions with Israel

GAZA | Wed Mar 23, 2011 3:11pm EDT GAZA (Reuters) – The Islamist group Hamas that controls the Gaza Strip said Wednesday it was seeking to reverse a recent spike in violence with Israel that has claimed the lives of 11 Palestinians and one Israeli. “We stress that our constant position in the government is […]

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Tensions run high in Palestine following violent deaths | Jordan Times

Palestinian mourners carry the body of Khaldoun Samudi during his funeral in the West Bank village of Al Yamoun, near Jenin, on Saturday (AP photo by Mohammed Ballas) NABLUS (AFP) – Israeli troops shot dead a young Palestinian on Saturday as he ran towards a checkpoint in the West Bank shouting Islamic slogans, Palestinian and […]

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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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