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Report: Abbas under pressure to resume talks

Maan News Agency | May 25, 2013 BETHLEHEM (Ma’an) — President Mahmoud Abbas is under huge pressure to resume peace talks with Israel without obtaining any guarantees from the Israeli side, a senior Palestinian official said Saturday. Speaking on the condition of anonymity to Italian news agency AKI, the official said that the majority of […]

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Journalists urged to boycott PA press freedom award

Maan News Agency – March 28, 2012 RAMALLAH (Ma’an) — The Palestinian Authority has launched a prize to recognize exemplary reporting, but Palestinian journalists are calling for a boycott in protest of the government’s treatment of the media. The prime minister in Ramallah, Salam Fayyad, unveiled the prize Tuesday and invited journalists to submit work […]

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Palestinian Authority calls on Israel to release Hana Shalabi

File photo of the mother of female Palestinian prisoner Hana Shalabi PressTV | Thu Mar 8, 2012 7:36AM GMT The Palestinian Authority (PA) has called on the Israeli regime to free female Palestinian prisoner Hana Shalabi who has been on a hunger strike since she was arrested again three weeks ago. The PA officials said […]

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Egyptians Urged for Action as Khader Adnan Nears Death

Al Manar Febr 19 2012 “MY DIGNITY is more precious than food.” This is what gives Palestinian detainee Khader Adnan patience in his hunger strike struggle that entered the 64th day, the longest in the history of the Israeli-Palestinian conflict. In a new form of resistance, Adnan was protesting the Israeli “humiliation and policy of […]

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UN urged to censure al-Quds Judaization

Ethnic Cleansing – Topic | Settlement Construction – Category – Pictures PressTV –  Wed Jan 4, 2012 8:37AM GMT   Israeli Knesset (parliament) recently passed a legislation which declares al-Quds (Jerusalem) “the united capital of the Jewish people and Israel.” An Iranian lawmaker has called for a serious UN reaction to the recent Israeli bill […]

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UNSC urged to act on Nakba killings – video

UN Ambassadors Nawaf Salaam of Lebanon and Riyad Monsour of the Palestinian Observer Mission are trying to get the UN Security Council to do its job. The Council — whose main mission is to maintain international peace and security — has done nothing to address last Sunday’s border killings of unarmed Palestinians by Israeli troops. […]

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US urged to recognize Palestine state

Sun May 1, 2011 11:28PM Egyptian Foreign Minister Nabil al-Arabi The Egyptian foreign minister has called on the US to recognize Palestine as a state, as Palestinian factions are preparing to sign a unity deal. Nabil al-Arabi urged the visiting US Congressman Steve Chabot on Sunday to “press Washington to recognize Palestine as a state” […]

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PLO urged to rescind Israel recognition

PressTV – Sat Apr 30, 2011 3:29AM Ismail Haniyeh (L) and Mahmoud Abbas (file photo) Hamas’ democratically-elected Prime Minister Ismail Haniyeh has called on the Palestinian Liberation Organization (PLO) to “rescind recognition of Israel.” Making his position very clear to the PLO on Friday, Haniyeh pointed out that the resistance group will never recognize Israel. […]

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ei: Palestinians urged to “Buy Gaza”

Pam Bailey, The Electronic Intifada, 21 March 2011 GAZA CITY, occupied Gaza Strip (IPS) – Palestinians are calling for boycotts against Israeli products and companies. But in the Gaza Strip — at the heart of the Israeli occupation — it is often impossible for residents to follow their own call to action. The Israeli currency […]

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