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Ramadan 2013 Worldwide – in Photos

This topic will be updated through Ramadan. Ramadan Kareem | رمضان كريم Click on any image to start a slideshow . Related Ramadan Kareem | رمضان كريم Ramadan in Palestine – In Photos Ethnic Cleansing of Palestinian and Islamic Heritage and Identity – Special Topic Resources about Islamic holy month of Ramadan – Kalamullah Videos […]

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Israel furious over Red Cross (@ICRC) interview with Turkish NGO official

June 14, 2013 | Middle East Monitor Israel has condemned the International Committee of the Red Cross (ICRC) for interviewing the deputy chairman of a Turkish welfare organisation. Hussein Oruc’s NGO, known by its acronym IHH, took part in the Freedom Flotilla in 2010 which was intercepted by Israeli commandos in international waters en route […]

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Arab and Turkish businessmen visit Gaza

[ PIC 24/05/2013 – 05:44 PM ] GAZA, (PIC)– A delegation of Arab and Turkish businessmen arrived on Thursday in the Gaza Strip on a solidarity trip. The delegation, which includes thirty-nine businessmen, was received at the Rafah crossing by the Undersecretary of the Ministry of National Economy Hatem Owaida and a number of Palestinian […]

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US, Turkey, Israel made strategic errors on assessments of Syria situation

Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu (R) greets US President Barack Obama at Israel’s Ben Gurion Airport on March 20. PressTV | Tue May 21, 2013 6:11AM GMT The Israeli military also has carried out three airstrikes against Syria so far this year. An Israeli website has said in an article that the US, Turkey, and […]

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ICC investigating Israel’s attack on Gaza Freedom Flotilla | #MaviMarmara

An Israeli speedboat escorts the Mavi Marmara near the port of Ashdod on May 31, 2010. PressTV | Wed May 15, 2013 2:32AM GMT On May 31, 2010, Israeli commandos attacked the first Freedom Flotilla in international waters in the Mediterranean Sea, killing nine Turkish citizens, including a teenager with Turkish-US dual citizenship, on board […]

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Turkey expresses willingness to support the Interior Ministry in Gaza

[ PIC 25/04/2013 – 03:05 PM ] ANKARA, (PIC)– Turkey’s Interior Minister Muammer Guler expressed his ministry’s willingness to cooperate with its Palestinian counterpart in the Gaza strip. The Turkish Minister’s statements came during a meeting with the Palestinian Interior Minister Fathi Hammad in the Turkish Interior Ministry headquarters in Ankara on Wednesday. The Turkish […]

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Khudari: Gaza harbor project to be tabled with Erdogan

[ PIC 24/04/2013 – 09:25 PM ] GAZA, (PIC)– MP Jamal Al-Khudari has said that the visit to Gaza by Turkish premier Recep Tayyip Erdogan would be an opportunity to discuss with him the project of upgrading the Gaza harbor. He told Quds Press on Wednesday that Arab and Islamic parties had promised to upgrade […]

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Haneyya: Erdogan’s visit signals the end of American hegemony

[ PIC 23/04/2013 – 09:42 PM ] GAZA, (PIC)– Gaza premier Ismail Haneyya said that the scheduled visit of Turkish premier Recep Tayyip Erdogan to Gaza had signaled the end of US hegemony in the region. Haneyya welcomed and appreciated, in a terse statement in Doha on Tuesday, Erdogan’s visit to Gaza. He said that […]

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Hamas denounces Kerry call to delay Erdogan visit

Maan News Agency | April 22, 2013 GAZA CITY (AFP) — The Hamas rulers of Gaza on Sunday slammed US Secretary of State John Kerry for urging the Turkish prime minister to delay a visit to the coastal territory. Hamas spokesman Sami Abu Zuhri accused Kerry and president Mahmoud Abbas — who met in Istanbul […]

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Hamas asks Erdogan to rebuff attempts by PA to thwart his visit to Gaza

[ PIC 18/04/2013 – 03:42 PM ] GAZA, (PIC)– The Hamas Movement asked Turkish premier Recep Erdogan to reject the pretexts being made by the Fatah-controlled Palestinian authority against his intended visit to the Gaza Strip. Its spokesman Sami Abu Zuhri told the Palestinian information center (PIC) on Thursday that de facto president Mahmoud Abbas […]

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Rizqa: Erdogan’s visit to Gaza will have far-reaching political implications

Al Qassam website | April 16, 2013 Gaza- The Palestinian government considered the upcoming visit of Turkish Prime Minister Recep Tayyip Erdogan to the Gaza Strip next month as “historic, and will have repercussions and far-reaching political implications.” Erdogan had formally declared that he will visit Gaza strip at end of next month. Dr. Youssef […]

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Lawyer: Israel pressuring Issawi to end hunger strike

Maan News Agency | April 16, 2013 RAMALLAH (Ma’an) — Intensive efforts are being made by Israel to convince hunger-striking prisoner Samer Issawi to end his protest action, a lawyer said Tuesday. Israeli negotiators have been visiting Issawi at Kaplan Medical Center since Friday and pressuring him to accept proposals to end his hunger strike, […]

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After Bibi’s Apology, Reflect on the Idiocy of Attacking the Gaza Flotilla ~ by Uri Avnery

Antiwar.com | by Uri Avnery, March 30, 2013 So, finally our Prime Minister has apologized to Turkey for “operational mistakes” that “might have” led to the death of nine Turks during the attack on MV Mavi Marmara, the ship which tried to break the Israeli blockade on Gaza. It took him two years and ten […]

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Israel & Turkey in disagreement over compensation of Marmara victims

Al Qassam Website | March 28, 2013 Al Qassam website – A Hebrew newspaper revealed that the Israeli authorities and Turkey are in disagreement over the compensation the Jewish state is to pay to the families of the Turkish victims who were killed during the Israeli attack on the Gaza-bound ship Marmara in May 2010.Yediot […]

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Zoabi to Netanyahu: Apologize for blockading Gaza

[ PIC 23/03/2013 – 11:22 AM ] RAMALLAH, (PIC)– Hanin Zoabi, the Arab member of the Israeli Knesset, has said that Israeli premier Benjamin Netanyahu’s apology to Turkey over the deadly attack on Mavi Marmara ship was not enough. She said in press statement that apology was not enough as long as “we are talking […]

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