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UN chief expresses support for agency’s work assisting Palestine refugees

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Arab MK slams Israeli plan to cut ‘martyrs payments’

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Hamas warns Gaza electricity cut will lead to ‘explosion’

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Belgium solidarity activists demonstrate against Israel’s separation wall

The Belgian Labor Party and the Belgian Movement for Solidarity with the Palestinian People organized a demonstration on Sunday against Israel's illegal separation wall...

Amazon defies Israel – sells “Free Palestine” items online after Sears and Walmart withdraw

Online retailer Amazon is still selling shirts as well as other items of clothing that say “Free Palestine” after Sears and Walmart have removed...

Israel approves theft of Palestinian detainees’ salaries

The Israeli cabinet approved a bill proposal which aims to deduct the salaries of Palestinian detainees, former and current, from Palestinian Authority deposits.The Israeli...

Israel deals with 48 Arabs as obstacles to its colonial project

Israel deals with Arabs in the country as an “obstacle ahead of colonial project”, the Secretary-General of the National Democratic Assembly, Mtanes Shehadeh, said...

Ashrawi deems adoption of UN resolution a victory for Palestinian women

PLO Executive Member Dr. Hanan Ashrawi welcomed the United Nations Economic and Social Council’s (ECOSOC) adoption of a draft resolution entitled, “Situation of and...

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