Posts Tagged ‘Palestinian’

Palestinians warned about economy

July 25th, 2012 Comments off

The World Bank says the recent economic growth in the Palestinian Territories is unsustainable because of its heavy reliance on foreign aid.
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Palestinians: Meeting delayed with Israeli vice PM

June 30th, 2012 Comments off

A scheduled high-profile meeting between Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas and Israeli Vice Prime Minister Shaul Mofaz has been postponed indefinitely, a senior Palestinian official said Saturday.
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Palestinian wounded after stabbing Israeli policeman

June 4th, 2012 Comments off

An Israeli soldier fires tear gas at stone throwing Palestinians near the northern West Bank town of Hebron, in MayA Palestinian was in moderate condition after being shot by an Israeli border policeman he stabbed in the southern West Bank city of Hebron on Monday evening, a police spokesman told AFP.

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Arabs approve ‘financial safety net’ for Palestinians

June 2nd, 2012 Comments off

Palestinian chief negotiator Saeb ErakatArab states Saturday agreed to set a "financial safety net" for the Palestinian Authority if Israel freezes due monthly revenue estimated at around $100 million, Palestinian chief negotiator Saeb Erakat said.

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Israel returns Palestinian bodies

May 31st, 2012 Comments off

Israel hands over to the Palestinian Authority the remains of 91 Palestinians who died carrying out attacks against Israel.
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Israeli settlers shoot West Bank Palestinian

May 26th, 2012 Comments off

Palestinian men carry a wounded protester on a stretcher after clashes with settlers in the West BankA Palestinian was shot and wounded on Saturday in clashes with Jewish settlers from the hardline Yitzhar settlement in the northern West Bank, witnesses and an AFP journalist said.

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Israeli Squatters fire with Impunity at Palestinian civilians as Israeli Army watches

May 22nd, 2012 Comments off

The slow civil war in the Palestinian West Bank, occupied illegally by Israel, between the hundreds of thousands of Israeli squatters planted there by the Israeli government and the local people who are being displaced, is a daily affair. Armed Israeli squatters encroach on Palestinian water and land daily. In recent days, remarkably, video has begun surfacing of settler shootings of Palestinians, with the complicity of the Israeli army, which typically stands by and watches the slaughter.

Aljazeera reports:

Meanwhile, Israel has been repackaging goods produced by the squatters in the Palestinian West Bank as ‘made in Israel.’ South Africa and Denmark have decided to forbid this practice, raising howls of rage in Tel Aviv.

When South Africans accuse you of Apartheid practices, you have to admit they know whereof they speak.

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New Palestinian cabinet sworn in

May 17th, 2012 Comments off

Palestinian Authority President and Fatah leader Mahmoud Abbas swears in a new cabinet in the West Bank, a move Hamas describes as a “big error”.
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Syrian regime torture

May 16th, 2012 Comments off

Palestinian-Syrian writer, Salmah Kilah, shows signs of torture on his body, after he was released from Syrian regime prisons.  The Syrian regime interrogator also insulted the Palestinian people and their cause.  This is a regime that does not have a legitimacy of one second.

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Hamas says it’s holding talks with 5 EU countries

May 2nd, 2012 Comments off

Osama Hamdan, who handles foreign relations for Hamas, speaks during an interview with The Associated Press, in the southern suburb of Beirut, Lebanon, on Wednesday May 2, 2012. Hamdan said the Islamic militant group has been holding secret political talks with five European Union member states in recent months. He also said that the talks with European government officials focus on the Hamas positions toward Israel and paralyzed Mideast peace efforts. (AP Photo/Hussein Malla)The Palestinian Islamist Hamas has been holding secret political talks with five European Union member states in recent months, a senior official in the militant group told The Associated Press on Wednesday.

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