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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 …

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 …

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 …

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. …

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 …

Fatah’s Central Committee discusses developments with reconciliation

RAMALLAH, October 16, 2017 (WAFA) – The Fatah Central Committee held on Sunday night in Ramallah a meeting chaired by President Mahmoud Abbas to discuss the latest developments since the signing in Cairo of the reconciliation accord with Hamas, Fatah’s deputy head Mahmoud Aloul said on Monday. He told the …