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#GazaUnderAttack | Egypt turns back Tunisian plane loaded with medical supplies for Gaza

[ PIC 22/07/2014 – 10:33 AM ] TUNIS, (PIC)– Head of Tunisia’s al-Nahda party Rashid al-Ghannoushi revealed on Monday night that Egypt has refused to receive a Tunisian plane bound for Gaza loaded with medicines and medical supplies. Al-Ghannoushi told Al-Jazeera TV network that the Egyptian authorities had refused to allow the plane to land […]

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ei: Revolution is an export Tunisia can be proud of

Nouri Gana, The Electronic Intifada, 8 February 2011 Grafitti in Tunis reads “Democracy, proud to be Tunisian.” (Fethi Belaid/AFP) I am not a big fan of Tunisia’s Prime Minister Mohammad Ghannouchi. His name is reminiscent of deposed President Zine El Abedine Ben Ali’s autocratic regime, and of the interim government’s riot police’s recent attack on […]

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ei: Palestinians in Gaza react to Egypt, Tunisia uprisings

Pam Bailey writing from the occupied Gaza Strip, Live from Palestine, 29 January 2011 Palestinians in Gaza gather in solidarity with Tunisia, 16 January 2011. (Pam Bailey) As news of the uprisings in a growing number of Arab countries spread like wildfire around the world, residents of other countries struggling under their own oppressive governments […]

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Palestinian Authority Sabotages Tunisia Rally in Ramallah – International Middle East Media Center

Tuesday January 25, 2011 11:57 by Ramona M. – IMEMC and Agencies Last Wednesday, the Palestinian Authority refused to grant permission to a group of Palestinian activists for a solidarity rally with the people of Tunisia for their overthrow of the Tunisian president. The French newspaper Le Monde reported that a few dozen Palestinians who […]

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Hamdan: Tunisians gave a model for “will for change”

[ 23/01/2011 – 06:46 PM ]   BEIRUT, (PIC)– Osama Hamdan, in-charge of foreign relations in Hamas, praised the “political change revolution” in Tunisia, describing it as a model for what the will for change could achieve. He urged the Tunisian people in a press statement on Sunday to preserve this “accomplishment” and to maintain […]

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RESHAPING THE ARAB WORLD

Posted by desertpeace on Monday, January 17, 2011 at 10:53 am. I think the empire’s hold on the Arab World has begun to unravel and I think we see in Tunisia the first spark of a revolution that will reshape the Arab world for the better and spell the end of repression. Tunisia and reshaping […]

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Hamas praises Tunisian uprising

[ 16/01/2011 – 06:31 PM ]   GAZA, (PIC)– The Hamas resistance group praised the recent Tunisian uprising, calling it a “milestone in contemporary Arab history”, and asserting that injustice can only be countered with sacrifice. “We believe this uprising is a milestone in contemporary Arab history, an assurance of their aspirations for freedom and […]

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Fatah, PLO backtrack on statement praising popular revolution in Tunisia

[ 16/01/2011 – 11:05 AM ]   GAZA, (PIC)– The Fatah-controlled Palestinian liberation organization (PLO) attempted to disavow earlier remarks in which it welcomed the overthrow of the Tunisian president after it issued a statement in this regard. Senior Fatah and PLO official Ahmed Abdelrahman said the PLO’s executive committee did not issue any statement […]

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Palestinian factions praise Tunisian uprising

[ 15/01/2011 – 04:29 PM ]   GAZA, (PIC)– Palestinian factions are praising the Tunisians for the recent uprising that led to the ousting of their once president Zine Al Abidine Ben Ali, who had “suspicious” ties with Israel, and for bringing the country’s decision back to the people. “We are with the Tunisians in […]

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Palestinians hail Tunisia uprising

PressTV Sat Jan 15, 2011 12:45PM Palestinian resistance groups have hailed Tunisia uprising which led to the ouster of President Zine El Abidin Ben Ali, saying it could inspire the Arab world to reject “tyranny and injustice.” “We congratulate the Tunisian people for their uprising against the tyrannical regime,” Daoud Shihab, a spokesman for the […]

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MIFTAH – Palestinians Struggle for Recognition as Tunis Fights for Change [January 9 – January 15]

Date posted: January 15, 2011 By MIFTAH Send Article Printer Friendly Read & Post Comment User Comments: 0 Palestinians continued to urge the international community this week to force Israel into halting its settlement activities in the occupied Palestinian areas. On January 13, President Mahmoud Abbas said the Palestinians had drafted a proposal and are […]

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Tunisia: Can We Please Stop Talking About ‘Twitter Revolutions’ – Radio Free Europe / Radio Liberty © 2011

January 15, 2011 While the tear gas was still hanging in the streets of Tunis, many pundits were quick to christen Tunisia’s revolution. Andrew Sullivan has asked (again) whether it’s a Twitter Revolution. Elizabeth Dickinson, among others, speculated in “Foreign Policy” that it might be a “WikiLeaks revolution.” Anonymous, the online activists who recently attacked […]

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Libya to host meeting to coordinate Gaza-bound convoys from Northern Africa

[ 18/10/2010 – 09:22 AM ]   TRIPOLI, (PIC)– The Libyan capital of Tripoli will host a meeting attended by coordinators from Tunisia, Algeria, Morocco, Mauritania, and Libya to determine the routes of aid convoys that will run from their countries to the Gaza Strip, and to set dates for their departure. Arab Parliament Committee […]

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