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 ...
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 ...
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 ...
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 ...
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 & ...
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 ...
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 ...
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 ...
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 ...
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 ...
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
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 ...
This girl is really talented, she's use the low legally for her purpose like dressing veil. Veil is prohibited in some sites and buildings and institutes, but a talented French woman use Protective Mask which is legal and purchased from pharmacies and no one can ask you to remove it.
BY David Hearst
Barely had the pictures of the Palestinian unity government been published, when skirmishes broke out around ATMs in Gaza between Hamas and Fatah government workers. Under the agreement, the Palestinian Authority agreed to pay the salaries of all its civil servants, both the Fatah ones in Gaza who had been paid for staying at home and the Hamas workers who had filled their jobs.
The men had bee ...
Film by news network fails to show conclusively whether Israeli army used live fire; news photographers at incident confirm Palestinian version.
By Gili Cohen and Jack Khoury
CNN released new footage on Thursday, adding fuel to the fire involving the controversial killing of two Palestinian youths on Nakba Day, May 15, by Israeli forces.
A team International Development (NGO) to visit my home in the Jordanian city of Irbid , Majaveh to the Syrian border
Professor DAVID YOON AND KEA YOON , South Korea .
Where is a home visit from the methods of collecting information for guiding an often deemed necessary , and determine the importance of the visit , including the following:
- The nature of the situation in terms of the depth and the need for cooperation of parents in the pro ...
The April 14th abduction of over 270 girls from a secondary school in Chibok in the state of Borno, Niger ia is a chilling reminder that society’s most vulnerable citizens—our children—remain targets of violence.
Tragically, attacks against girls pursuing an education are all too common in many parts of the world. In recent years, the escalation of violence targeting girls—including sex trafficking, attempted assassinations and m ...
By : Tawakkol Karman*
Nobel Peace Prize Laureate.
The difference between the current “Friends of Yemen Conference” in London and the first conference for Yemen’s Friends which was held in the same city eight years ago is that today’s conference is taking place while Yemen is facing total failure under the rule of a transitional authority that was brou ...
There are currently more than 5,000 Palestinians imprisoned by Israel, including 22 women, 230 children and 11 democratically elected members of Parliament and 200 Palestinians detained under “Administrative Detention” policy. They are subjected to physical and mental torture, solitary confinement, medical testing, and many serious abuses. They are deliberately denied medical treatment for chronic illnesses, family visits, and access to legal support.
aturday, May 3, 2014, former political prisoner, head of the Census Department at the Palestinian Ministry of Detainees, Abdul-Nasser Ferwana, stated that, by the end of last month, April 2014, the number of detainees, held by Israel, arrived to 5100.
Ferwana stated that %84.5 of the detainees are from the West Bank, while the rest are from Jerusalem, the Gaza Strip, and historic Palestine.
The detainees are held in 17 prisons and ...
By Judith Miller
Egypt’s de facto ruler urged President Obama to restore the military aid suspended last year after Egypt’s armed forces ousted the country’s president and warned that America’s unwillingness to combat Islamic extremists in strife–ridden Arab states was endangering the U.S. and its European and Arab allies.
Abdel Fattah al-Sisi, the military commander behind the ou ...
Hundreds of protests and demonstrations were organized in various governorates in Egypt , Thursday .The protesters demanded the release of the detained activists and the returning of legitimacy . At journalist syndicate building , one of the big protests was held starting with a press conference and followed by a march in downtown Cairo2014-04-11 05:28:54
The Expanding Arab Spring
by: Tawakkol Karman*
Our Arab Spring will expand and spread to all the areas between the sea and the gulf. It will be a source of emulation and inspiration and will spread to the world.
It is a trademark of frustrated youth living in the state of corruption, nepotism and bribery, the state of individuals and the ruling family. The y ...
The world famous Stringfellows is set to launch Cairo's first lapdancing venue within weeks. The controversial club, which already has branches in London, New York and Paris, is set to open its doors along Zamalek's 26 July Street later this month. The new hot spot will feature both Egyptian and international dancers.
Until recently strict religious attitudes prevented lap dancing clubs from opening in Egypt leaving randy Cairenes forced to sett ...
A report issued on March 17th by the Euro-Mid Observer for Human Rights points out that the Israeli forces have detained 740 Palestinian children during the first two months of 2014, 465 of them remained in custody for at least one week.
The Euro-Mid Observer, an independent human rights organization based in Geneva, states that approximately 200 Palestinian minors were detained on average by the Israeli forces during 2013, and 197 on ...
By Ismail Serageldin
The City as Images and Text:
Thinking and writing are quintessentially solitary endeavors. In that plenitude of solitude that the learned mind can bring, where one reflects on things that people living unexamined lives pass by with unseeing eyes: I reflect on the city. The city and how we see it, how we experience it and how we relate to it.
We l ...2014-03-16 16:32:27
Syrian activists say at least 17 opposition fighters have been killed during clashes with government troops near the Lebanese border.
The UK-based Syrian Observatory for Human Rights , which opposes Syrian President Bashar al-Assad, said on Friday that the opposition fighters died overnight on Thursday near Yabroud.
It also said that government aircraft carried out six airstrikes on rebel positions on the outskirts of the town on Friday ...
At least eight people have been killed during clashes between security forces and demonstrators in Egypt, sources have told Al Jazeera.
Seven killed in the al-Alf Maskan district, east of Cairo, sources said, while another was killed in al-Sharqiya, a governate in the north of the country.
There was no confirmation by Egyptian authorities about the deaths, nor how they died.
However, there have been regular clashes on F ...
An Egyptian government inquiry has said police used excessive force in a deadly crackdown on supporters of the country's ousted president last year - but it also concluded that protesters started and escalated the violence.
The report by the National Council for Human Rights, released on Wednesday, investigated the events of August 14, when troops moved in on weeks-long sit-ins held by Mohamed Morsi's supporters in two camps in Cairo.
An Egyptian court has banned all activities of Hamas in Egypt, in another sign that security forces are tightening their grip on the Palestinian group that runs the Gaza Strip.
Hamas is an offshoot of Egypt's Muslim Brotherhood, which has been declared a terrorist group by Egypt's army-backed government and has faced a security crackdown since the military ousted one of its leaders, Mohamed Morsi, from the presidency last July.
American Whistleblower Edward Snowden says the United States pressures its allies to allow widespread spying in Europe.
Answering questions before the European Parliament on Friday, Snowden said the National Security Agency presses European Union states to change their laws to enable mass surveillance.
Israel makes allegations against Iran to create illusions and seduce public opinion to endorse Tel Aviv’s hostile foreign policy agenda, a political analyst says.
The Israeli regime creates “illusions out of nothing” and “seduce[s] people into accepting a version of reality that in fact does not exist,” Mark Glen ...2014-03-08 06:24:15
Bahraini demonstrators have taken to streets to slam the Al Khalifa regime’s crackdown on dissent and Saudi Arabia’s military intervention in the country.
On Friday, the protesters held a demonstration in the village of Karbabad in the northern part of the Persian Gulf country.
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Ukraine's ambassador to the United Nations says the country may turn to the UN General Assembly if the Security Council fails to act against Russia’s moves in Crimea.
In an interview with The Associated Press on Friday, Yuriy Sergeyev said Kiev is waiting to see what the Security Council does “in the next few days.”2014-03-08 06:20:13
Unidentified gunmen have entered a Ukrainian missile defense post in the Crimea region, taking its control without a shot being fired.
The armed men reportedly drove a truck into the military post in the Crimean port city of Sevastopol on Friday and captured it.
Some 20 militants, who invaded ...2014-03-08 06:18:30
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