Sunday, August 31, 2014

IMEMC News - International Middle East Media Center

IMEMC News - International Middle East Media Center

Sunday August 31, 2014 - 05:17
Israel has extended the detention of a Palestinian activist who was first taken into custody for political activities on Facebook, a Ma'an News Agency reporter said. Full Story
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Sunday August 31, 2014 - 04:52
Israeli authorities have arrested some 597 Palestinians from the West Bank governorates, including Jerusalem, since the beginning of August, the Palestine Prisoners Society (PPC) said, Saturday. Full Story
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Sunday August 31, 2014 - 04:25
According to the Palestinian News Network (PNN), Palestinian sources have confirmed that President Mahmoud Abbas has set into action a plan comprised of 3 stages, with the aim of reaching an independent Palestinian state. Full Story
Qalandia checkpoint (image by wikimedia)
Saturday August 30, 2014 - 21:30
Two brothers were abducted from their home in a village near Ramallah, and two other men were taken into custody by Israeli troops at the Qalandia checkpoint overnight. Full Story
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Saturday August 30, 2014 - 09:10
The Palestinian Ministry of Health in Gaza has reported that two Palestinians died, on Friday, of wounds suffered during the Israeli aggression on Gaza. Full Story
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Friday August 29, 2014 - 23:34
Palestinians across Gaza turned out by the thousands for a victory march, on Friday, as they experienced their first opportunity in 50 days to attend Friday prayers, at mosques in the Gaza Strip, without fear of being attacked by Israeli forces. Full Story
Demonstration of PFLP supporters/Photo: pflp.ps
Friday August 29, 2014 - 07:20
Following Tuesday morning's detention of 12 leaders from the Popular Front for the Liberation of Palestine (PFLP), the party has declared that Israel is conducting a clear campaign against it. Full Story
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Friday August 29, 2014 - 07:01
Israeli settlers, on Thursday cut down around 30 Palestinian-owned trees in an area to the north of Beit Ummar town, north of Hebron, according to a local media source. Full Story
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Friday August 29, 2014 - 06:47
For the first time since 2007, a humanitarian convoy of the United Nations World Food Programme (WFP) successfully crossed from Egypt into the Gaza Strip Wednesday , carrying enough food to feed around 150,000 people for five days. Full Story