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Palestinians fear media crackdown could signal return to direct Israeli military rule

MEE contributor Thursday 19 October 2017 13:00 UTC RAMALLAH, Palestine – Israel’s closure of Palestinian media companies in the West Bank on Wednesday has stoked fears of a return to the old form of Israeli occupation, not experienced since before the Oslo Accords established Palestinian autonomy. In 1994, Israel transferred civil and security …

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Israeli forces shut down, ransack media companies in West Bank

RAMALLAH, October 18, 2017 (WAFA) – Israeli forces last night shut down and ransacked the headquarters and the district offices of two media production companies, citing incitement reasons, during raids in the districts of Ramallah, Nablus, Hebron, and Bethlehem in the occupied West Bank. Israeli army raided and shut down …

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How the EU mocks the victims of Israel’s crimes

Ali Abunimah Power Suits 18 October 2017 On Wednesday morning, Israeli forces demolished a Palestinian-owned building in the occupied East Jerusalem neighborhood of Beit Hanina. As usual, the pretext was that the owners had failed to obtain a permit – something the occupation municipality almost never grants to Palestinians. A day earlier, nine Palestinians were …

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Israel demolishes two Palestinian homes in occupied East Jerusalem

Israeli forces demolished two homes in an occupied East Jerusalemneighbourhood on Tuesday, displacing nine Palestinians. Israeli soldiers escorted bulldozers as they surrounded East Jerusalem’s Silwan district, closing all entrances and exits to the neighbourhood, according to Palestine based news agency Maan News Agency. The Israeli forces then forced the residents of the …

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Palestinian anti-Balfour posters banned from London transport network

Palestinian campaign raising awareness about impact of 1917 declaration blocked by transport authorities for contravening advertising guidelines A proposed publicity campaign on London’s underground network by a group representing Palestinians in the UK to raise awareness about next month’s centenary of the Balfour declaration has been blocked by transport authorities. …

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How will Hamas’ new deputy head influence events?

  Hamas announced the appointment of Saleh al-Arouri as deputy head of its political bureau Oct. 9. During a recent meeting of Hamas’ Shura Council, which included representatives from the West Bank, Gaza and outside Palestine, the movement wished him success and expressed its pride in his jihadi past. The date and the place of the …

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Settlers steal olive harvest in Nablus, Ramallah villages

NABLUS, October 16, 2017 (WAFA) – Israeli settlers Monday stole the olive harvest of Palestinian farmers in two separate incidents in Ramallah and Nablus districts, according to a local source. Ghassan Daghlas, who monitors settlement activities in the north of West Bank, told WAFA that settlers stole the olive harvest …

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Amid reconciliation efforts, Palestine sets its eyes on Gaza gas field

GAZA CITY, Gaza Strip — Natural gas off the coast of the Gaza Strip under the Palestinian territorial waters in the eastern Mediterranean sea remains a prime focus of the Palestinian Authority (PA). While the PA has tried to exploit natural gas in a step to strengthen the Palestinian economy …

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Settlers close a road and a plant bomb to stop Palestinian Farmers from going to their land

PNN/ Nablus/ As the olive harvest season begins in Palestine, every year Israeli settlers and the Israeli Occupation Forces (IOF) intentionally harass Palestinian farmers who go to their land to harvest olives and plow the land. Recently, extremist settlers did a new attack early morning on farmers in Qaryot village, …

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