IOF kidnaps six Palestinians during dawn raids in W. Bank

IOF kidnaps six Palestinians during dawn raids in W. Bank

The Israeli occupation forces (IOF) kidnapped at dawn Monday six Palestinians from their homes during raids in Beit Ummar town in Al-Khalil and Fari'ah refugee camp in Nablus, and clashed with citizens.

Local sources in Beit Ummar town  that Israeli troops raided homes and kidnapped two citizens, adding the Israeli campaign triggered violent clashes between them and Palestinian young men.

The IOF also raided at dawn Fari'ah ...

2014-09-01 15:05:58
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Qatari Emir: Qatari reconstruction efforts to kick off in Gaza

Qatari Emir: Qatari reconstruction efforts to kick off in Gaza

Qatar's Emir Sheikh Tamim Bin Hamad confirmed Sunday during a phone conversation with deputy chief of Hamas political bureau Ismail Haneyya that his country has already started preparations for the reconstruction of Gaza.

He assured Haneyya that Qatar is simply undertaking its humanitarian responsibility towards Gaza which brought glory and honor to Arabs and Muslims.

For his part, Haneyya praised Qatar’s role in support of th ...

2014-09-01 15:01:06
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Pro-Democracy National Alliance Praises Poor's Revolution Protests

Pro-Democracy National Alliance Praises Poor's Revolution Protests

The Anti-Coup Pro-Legitimacy National Alliance issued the following statement:
The Revolution's momentum is gathering fast, the raging revolt is expanding socially and geographically, and Egyptian youths are moving forward with vigor and determination in anti-coup defiance. The disillusioned poor are joining the raging revolt after discovering the military junta's ruthless treachery, and the people are responding in a promising positive manner to calls f ...

2014-09-01 14:55:40
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Pakistan Jamaat-e-Islami Leader: Pakistani People Will Not Accept Unconstitutional Solutions

Pakistan Jamaat-e-Islami Leader: Pakistani People Will Not Accept Unconstitutional Solutions

As escalation of the political crisis in Pakistan between Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif and the opposition led by Imran Khan continues, Pakistan has been dragged into a dangerous situation of complete paralysis for the past 15 days.

In an exclusive statement , about the Jamaat-e-Islami's position with regard to this crisis, Abdul-Ghaffar Aziz, leader of the Islamic group, said: "The people of Pakistan will not accept any solution outside the fram ...

2014-09-01 14:52:25
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Muslim Brotherhood Leader Badie Steadfast Despite Military Junta Injustice

Muslim Brotherhood Leader Badie Steadfast Despite Military Junta Injustice

Giza Criminal Court sentenced to life imprisonment (25 years) the Muslim Brotherhood Chairman Mohamed Badie and Safwat Hegazy, along with six more Brotherhood leaders: Mohamed Beltagy, Essam El-Erian, Bassem Ouda (Minister of Supply in President Morsi's government), Husseini Antar, Essam Ragab and Mohamed Gomaa, in a fabricated lawsuit known in the media as the "Istiqama Mosque incident", referring to military coup forces' violent attack on unarmed pro ...

2014-09-01 14:47:45
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Libyan MP asked to form new government

Libyan militia storm US embassy in Tripoli

Libya's elected parliament, the House of Representatives, has asked Abdullah al-Thinni to form new caretaker government, a lawmaker has said.

The latest political development on Monday comes amid ongoing violence in the country.

Thinni had been prime minister of the oil-rich country since March, but his position has been challenged by a rival parliament refusing to recognise the House of Representatives.

Last Thursd ...

2014-09-01 14:40:39
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Israel seizes 400 hectares of West Bank land

Israel seizes 400 hectares of West Bank land

The United States has urged Israel to reverse its decision to seize nearly 400 hectares of land in the occupied West Bank, a move anti-settlement activists termed the largest land grab in 30 years.

Israel announced the massive land appropriation on Sunday in the Etzion settlement bloc near Bethlehem just days after Gaza ceasefire.

A Palestinian official said the latest land grab by Israel would cause only more friction after the Gaza wa ...

2014-09-01 14:37:47
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Syrians build health care network in Turkey

Syrians build health care network in Turkey

On a dusty, shadeless hilltop in the Turkish border town of Kilis, Syrian mothers, toddlers, and elderly cram into a makeshift medical centre housed in an abandoned bakery. Some 500 patients will seek treatment here today, though officially the centre does not exist.

Known as Syria Polyclinic 1, the facility is part of an informal network of medical centres that have cropped up in Kilis to treat the nearly 80,000 Syrian refugees that now reside in and a ...

2014-09-01 14:30:46
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Libyan militia storm US embassy in Tripoli

Libyan militia storm US embassy in Tripoli

The United States embassy compound in the Libyan capital Tripoli has been raided by militiamen, but no Americans were present as the embassy was evacuated more than a month ago.

The attack on Sunday comes as fighting between rival militias rages in Tripoli and Benghazi, the scond city in the east.

Even though the US suspended its mission in Tripoli for the second time in three years in July, the US Secretary of State John Kerry had said ...

2014-09-01 14:14:59
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Iraq breaks Islamic State siege of Amerli

Iraq breaks Islamic State siege of Amerli

Government forces mainly composed of Kurdish peshmerga fighters and armed volunteers have broken through the Islamic State group siege on the town of Amerli located between Baghdad, and the northern city of Kirkuk.

The news came as the AFP news agency reported on Monday that fighting with the Sunni rebel group continues in Sulaiman Bek and Yanakaja towns north of Amerli, killing at least two peshmerga fighters.

As of Monday, Iraqi force ...

2014-09-01 14:09:46
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Israeli army annexes 4,000 dunums of Palestinian land to expand Gush Etzion

Israeli army annexes 4,000 dunums of Palestinian land to expand Gush Etzion

The Israeli occupation army said it had annexed 4,000 dunums of Palestinian land around Gush Etzion settlement compound to the south of Bethlehem city.

Senior army officer Yoav Mordechai, coordinator of government activities in the occupied territories, said that at the behest of the higher political echelon, 4,000 dunums near the compound were declared state land, in response to the kidnapping and killing of three Israeli young men three months ago.

2014-09-01 03:48:13
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Israeli police bar entry of Palestinian women to Aqsa Mosque, allow in settlers

Israeli police bar entry of Palestinian women to Aqsa Mosque, allow in settlers

The Aqsa foundation for endowment and heritage said that the Israeli occupation police prevented on Sunday morning Palestinian women from entering the Aqsa Mosque and only allowed in Jewish settlers and intelligence officers.

In a press release, the Aqsa foundation said that the Israeli police forces deployed at the gates of the Aqsa Mosque had prevented since seven o'clock in the morning Palestinian women from entering the Aqsa Mosque, prompting th ...

2014-09-01 03:45:44
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 قرية برازيلية سكانها نساء فقط تطلب رجالاً للزواج

Brazilian Women-Only-Town Noiva do Cordeiro Asks For Marriage

The approximately 600 women in the Brazilian town of Noiva do Cordeiro - mostly aged between 20 and 25 - are saying no to marriage, baptism and any rules made by men. The beautiful women of the town are making headlines with their appeal for single men.

"Here, the only men we single girls meet are either married or related to us; everyone is a cousin. I haven't kissed a man for a long time. We all dream of falling in love and getting married,&q ...

2014-09-01 03:35:19
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UN aid convoy crosses into Gaza

UN aid convoy crosses into Gaza

 For the first time since 2007, a humanitarian convoy of the United Nations World Food Programme (WFP) successfully crossed from Egypt into the Gaza Strip Wednesday , carrying enough food to feed around 150,000 people for five days.

After a seven-hour drive from Alexandria – where the food was procured – across the Sinai Peninsula, WFP’s trucks arrived at the Rafah crossing. The convoy of 18 trucks carried 15,600 food parcels &nda ...

2014-08-28 23:25:16
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Marriv : Netanyahu creates fake victory

Marriv : Netanyahu creates fake victory

Israeli prime minister Benjamin Netanyahu’s speech tried to create political and military victory in order not to give his opponents a chance to criticize him and to deceive the public, Israeli paper reported.

"I expected that Netanyahu would be more direct and to explain the strategic aspects that he faced in Gaza; he should have said it was possible to extinguish Hamas but the price would be too high," a senior official in Likud party ...

2014-08-28 23:23:32
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IOF arrests 13 Palestinians in West Bank

IOF arrests 13 Palestinians in West Bank

Israeli occupation forces(IOF) detained on Thursday at dawn 13 Palestinians in a wide-ranging campaign of raids across the West Bank and Jerusalem .

Israeli army claimed that most of the detainees were affiliated belong to Hamas they were referred to security centers for interrogation.

In Bethlehem , the IOF detained two citizens after raiding their homes , in addition to one Palestinain from Nablus.

The IOF stormed a r ...

2014-08-28 23:19:24
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Abu Marzouq heads to Gaza

Abu Marzouq heads to Gaza

The vice president of Hamas Political bureau, Mossa Abu Marzouq arrives Gaza later today Thursday as scheduled .

Abo Marzouq posted on his Twitter account, " I'm on my way to Gaza the place of  victory, honor and pride. Gaza dedicates its steadfastness to the Islamic Omaa " Nation" who waits for its near victory ".

Abu Marzouq participated ,as a member in the united Palestinian delegation, in the latest Cair ...

2014-08-28 23:09:20
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Settler runs over Palestinian in Hebron

Settler runs over Palestinian in Hebron

 A Palestinian youth was moderately injured Wednesday after being run over by an Israeli settler in the occupied West Bank, eyewitnesses said.

Spokesman of Popular Committee Against the Wall and Settlement, Mohamed Awad, said that Montaser al-Heroob,25, was walking on the entrance to the Beit Ummar town, north of Hebron, when a settler deliberately ran him over.

Medical sources pointed out that the youth sustained bruises and contu ...

2014-08-28 23:05:08
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عضو المكتب السياسي لحركة حماس عزت الرشق

Hamas: nothing new about ceasefire, any development will be announced

Palestinian Resistance Movement "Hamas" said Monday at dawn that nothing new about the ceasefire in the Gaza Strip.

Member of Hamas political bureau Ezzat Resheq posted on his Facebook account: "There is nothing new about the ceasefire, and if there is any development, we will announce it."

At least 2123 Palestinians have been killed and more than 10,000 others injured in more than a month of devastating Israeli atta ...

2014-08-26 03:59:09
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Rafah crossing continues to work despite Israeli attack

Rafah crossing continues to work despite Israeli attack (photos)a

Director of the border crossings, Maher Abu Sabha, said that the work in the Rafah crossing will continue despite attacking its halls and vicinity at Monday by Israeli warplanes.

With its current status, it is difficult to continue to provide services to the citizens in the Rafah crossing because of the attack, Abu Sabha said.

Israeli warplanes shelled areas in the vicinity of Rafah crossing in the early hours of Monday, wounding at lea ...

2014-08-26 03:56:00
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Eighty-nine Palestine families wiped out by Israel’s Gaza campaign

Eighty-nine Palestine families wiped out by Israel’s Gaza campaign

At least 89 entire families have been killed in Gaza since Israel started its military campaign, Palestinian health officials said. The Judeh family, a woman and her four children, died after an airstrike hit their house reportedly without warning.

The incident happened in Tel Azatar, in the northern part of the Gaza strip and the family of five was killed instantly, after the Israeli Forces launched their attack. Locals said no warnings were given that ...

2014-08-26 03:50:24
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Erdogan visits Palestinian wounded in Turkish hospital

Erdogan visits Palestinian wounded in Turkish hospital

Turkish Prime Minister Recep Tayyip Erdogan yesterday visited a number of injured Palestinians who are receiving treatment in Ankara.

Several Turkish officials accompanied Erdogan's in his visit, which lasted for two hours. Erdogan was updated on the health conditions of the Palestinians, who were wounded in the Israeli war on the Gaza Strip and transported by the Turkish ministry of health for treatment in Turkey.

During his visit, ...

2014-08-26 03:44:05
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Testimony 4 from Al-Shifa hospital: Shouq inhaled poisonous gas

Testimony 4 from Al-Shifa hospital: Shouq inhaled poisonous gas

a9-month old Shouq Abu Hashish inhaled poisonous gas when her home was bombed by an Israeli missile in Beit Hanoun in the northern Gaza strip.

Her mother, Mona Hashish, 27, explained: " the Israeli military hit our neighbor's house, so we fled to a near UN shelter. However, the bombing continued and the military threw a gas bomb at our place. "

6 days after fleeing to the UN shelter, little Shouq started to choke and her f ...

2014-08-25 01:53:16
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School year set off in WB, delayed in Gaza

School year set off in WB, delayed in Gaza

Schools are to open Sunday morning to 700,000 Palestinian students in the West Bank  while Gaza students will not be able to go to school due to the ongoing Israeli offensive.

Minister of Education and Higher Education Khawla Shakhshir said that 500,000 students in the Gaza Strip are not able to start their school year. The ministry said the school year in Gaza will start as soon as the Israeli aggression has ended.

The first lectu ...

2014-08-25 01:51:02
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Israeli warplanes destroy commercial compound in Rafah

Israeli warplanes destroy commercial compound in Rafah (photo)s

Israeli warplanes bombed Sunday at night a commercial compound in Rafah city in the southern Gaza Strip.

Our correspondent said that the warplanes launched 4 rockets at least at the compound causing the building to collapse and sending a huge ball of fire and a black cloud of smoke into the air.

As a result, Three were slightly injured and transferred to Abu Youef al-Najjar hospital.

At least 2018 Palestinians have been ...

2014-08-25 01:48:46
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Israeli warplanes bomb 14-story building, 17 injured

Israeli warplanes bomb 14-story building, 17 injured (photos)a

 a17 Palestinians were injured Saturday after Israeli warplanes bombed and leveled a 14-story building in Gaza.

The building includes 44 apartment in which hundreds of Palestinians reside.

According to the Ministry of Health, 17 Palestinians, most of them are children, were injured as aresult of the air strike.

At least 2105 Palestinians have been killed and more than 10,000 others injured in more than a month of d ...

2014-08-25 01:44:31
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الرئيس عباس1

Abbas calls for resuming Gaza ceasefire talks

Palestinian Authority President Mahmoud Abbas on Saturday called for resuming indirect negotiations between Israel and Palestinian factions for reaching a durable ceasefire in the Gaza Strip.

The call came following a meeting between Abbas and Egypt's President Abdel-Fattah al-Sisi in Cairo.

"I agreed with President al-Sisi on the need to invite negotiators to resume the negotiations as soon as possible for reaching a truce in ...

2014-08-25 01:36:24
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Prosecuting British organization collects donations for “Israeli” army

Prosecuting British organization collects donations for “Israeli” army

General Director of the Arab Organization for Human Rights in Britain, Mohammed Jamil , said that “He began prosecuting the "Zionist Federation", which stands behind the campaign of collecting donations for the” Israeli” army”

Widespread anger is sweeping the Arab and Muslim community and all the British parties who oppose Israel's crimes as a result of the announcement that was published by the “Jewish News & ...

2014-08-25 01:34:41
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وكالة سولا برس

SMART Multilingual Guide in Bethlehem, By Sina Institute

Sina Institute at Birzeit University, with the Centre for Cultural Heritage Preservation (CCHP) and University of Trento from Italy through its spin-off company OKKAM s.r.l, have deployed an innovative and pioneering electronic tourist guide for heritage sites in Bethlehem, using QR technologies. The initiative is part of the EU FP7 funded SIERA project.

The goal of the initiative is to enhance the experience of Palestine’s visitors and valorize t ...

2014-08-24 18:42:05
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Stephen Hawking's boycott hits Israel where it hurts: science

Stephen Hawking's boycott hits Israel where it hurts: science

Stephen Hawking's decision to boycott the Israeli president's conference has gone viral. Over 100,000 Facebook shares of the Guardian report at last count. Whatever the subsequent fuss, Hawking's letter is unequivocal. His refusal was made because of requests from Palestinian academics.

Witness the speed with which the pro-Israel lobby seized on Cambridge University's initial false claim that he had withdrawn on health grounds to denounc ...

2014-07-30 10:48:49
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الاحتلال يدمر 103 منزل مدنيًا بغزة

Story About The War On Gaza

Story About The War On Gaza
Written By: Husam Mo. Shehada

This is not a news dingy or a clumsy report, here we do not write to be paid for writing, but we do write what we see, here is a letter under the sky of Gaza
The door evaporated and becomes dust, but the child crams his soft body in a slot between the sky and the rubble, carrying between his hands a tomato , a ...

2014-07-12 03:06:00
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وزير الأشغال:تدمير 190منزل في غزة منذ بدء العملية العسكرية الإسرائيلية

Israeli Offensive on Gaza Continues for the Second Consecutive Day

Houses Destroyed While Residents inside; Palestinian Deaths Rise to 22, Including 6 Children 3 Women, and 255 Wounded, Including 107 Children and 64 Women; and 29 Houses Destroyed

In the course of the Israeli offensive on the Gaza Strip that has been ongoing for the second consecutive, Israeli warplanes and gunboats launched intensive attacks throughout the Gaza Strip, targeting houses, civilian facilities, members and training sites of armed groups.&nb ...

2014-07-11 03:19:59
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قائد الانقلاب العسكري عبد الفتاح السيسي

Cancel Aid to Egypt

By Doug Bandow
much about the Obama administration’s foreign policy has been an embarrassment. Some of its failures, such as Iraq, must be shared with its predecessor. In Egypt President Barack Obama and especially Secretary of State John Kerry incompetently followed in the footsteps of several administrations.

Three years ago Hosni Mubarak’s dictatorship ingloriously collapsed. Although student-le ...

2014-06-25 03:16:14
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انكشف وجهها الحقيقي .. أوروبا تنتفض بعد الحكم بحبس 3 من صحفييها

PEN Calls on Kerry to Denounce Journalists' Conviction in Egypt

PEN American Center is appalled by today’s conviction in Cairo of Al Jazeera journalists Peter Greste, Mohamed Fahmy, and Baher Mohamed on charges that vilify their coverage of the 2013 military coup in Egypt. Several students were also convicted on charges that they collaborated with the journalists. The conviction, drawing on a trial devoid of any credible evidence against the accused, demonstrates a blatant disregard for the universally guaranteed right to free ...

2014-06-23 20:35:41
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David Hearst

Israel has Egypt over a barrel

It took the CIA 60 years to admit its involvement in the overthrow of Mohammad Mossadeq, Iran's first democratically elected prime minister. The circumstances around the overthrow of Egypt's first democratically elected president, Mohamed Morsi, may not take as long to come to light, regardless who is behind it.

Mossadeq sealed his fate when he renationalized Iran's oil production, which had been under the control of the Anglo-Persian Oil Co ...

2014-06-10 04:52:39
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