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The new UN official noted that his first impression about Gaza is 'wires and separation wall'
Friday April 18, 2014 - 04:35
The new Commissioner-General of the United Nations Relief and Works Agency for Palestine Refugees (UNRWA) Pierre Krahenbuhl pledged, yesterday, to defend Gaza and to work hard to end the blockade. Full Story
Thursday April 17, 2014 - 16:36
Large numbers of students from different schools, Thursday morning, participated in a sit-in organized by the Ministry of Education in Gaza, to mark the Prisoners’ Day, on April 17. Full Story
United Nations OCHA oPt
Thursday April 17, 2014 - 16:21
A staggering 800,000 Palestinians have been arrested by Israeli forces since 1967. 5224 remain incarcerated today, including administrative, sick, female and children detainees. These numbers reflect one of the worst experiences of imprisonment in contemporary history, designed to break the will of an entire nation seeking freedom. Full Story
Thursday April 17, 2014 - 16:04
Several Palestinians were injured, on Thursday, during clashes between Israeli soldiers and Palestinians in the Bethlehem village of Tuqu, locals said. Full Story
Image - Radio Bethlehem 2000
Thursday April 17, 2014 - 12:09
[Thursday, April 17, 2014] Palestinian detainees, held by Israeli under arbitrary Administrative Detention order, without charges or trial, said they intend to launch an open-ended hunger strike, starting next Thursday, April 24. Full Story
FIle - Safa News
Thursday April 17, 2014 - 11:43
[Thursday, April 17, 2014] Israeli soldiers invaded various Palestinian communities in the occupied West Bank, broke into homes and searched them, installed roadblocks and kidnapped at least eight young Palestinian men. The army also attacked and detained teachers and students in a Hebron school. Full Story
Wednesday April 16, 2014 - 22:20
Spokesman for the Hamas movement Fawzi Barhoum, on Wednesday, called on all Arab and Muslim leaders to expel Israeli ambassadors in their countries in order to pressure Israel to end its attacks and violations on Palestinians. Full Story
Majd Kayyal arrested and held incommunicado after his return from Lebanon. (Arabs 48)
Wednesday April 16, 2014 - 21:41
An Israeli court has agreed to lift beginning tomorrow the gag order on reporting anything related to the detention of the journalist Majd Kayyal, a Palestinian citizen of Israel.
Full Story
Wednesday April 16, 2014 - 18:29
Palestinian PM Ismail Haniyeh called on Egyptian authorities to open the border to the Gaza Strip around the clock for individuals and goods, and to allow the entry of all goods and materials needed to complete the Qatar Grant Projects.
Full Story
Wednesday April 16, 2014 - 18:02
The Palestinian National Council called in a statement, on Wednesday, upon the Israeli authorities to treat the Palestinian prisoners as war prisoners, after the state of Palestine became a member in the Fourth Geneva Conventions, and particularly the Third Geneva Convention. Full Story
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