Friday, 25 July 2014
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Five Palestinians killed in West Bank clashes

Five Palestinians were killed Friday and dozens wounded in protests throughout the West Bank and Jerusalem in solidarity with the Gaza Strip. These killings follow Thursday night's solidarity demonstrations and deadly clashes, the largest in the West Bank for several years.

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Gaza solidarity protests, clashes continue in Jerusalem

Palestinians in East Jerusalem again clashed with Israeli police forces on Wednesday night, as the p...
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We, the undersigned, endorse the principles of "Jews Against Genocide" (below) and support its actions. We urge you to join us in condemning Israel's...

Jerusalem

Massive demonstrations in solidarity with Gaza...

Some 10,000 Palestinians marched from Ramallah towards Qalandia checkpoint in northern East Jerusalem to protest the Israeli offensive against Gaza. T...

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Massive demonstrations in solidarity with Gaza

Hebron

Hebron: a hostage city...

Since June 12, when three Israeli teenage settlers went missing north of Hebron, Israeli authorities have placed and kept the Hebron district under cl...

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Hebron: a hostage city

Opinions

Leaders: don't kill the Palestinian martyrs twice!...

The entire world is concerned with the bloody plight of Gaza's children, as if this tragic reality comes as a surprise!?! World leaders are now expres...

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Leaders: don't kill the Palestinian martyrs twice!

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Israel ramps up settlement of East Jerusalem

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According to the Palestinian news agency WAFA, Israel has seized over 1300 dunams of land in and around Occupied East Jerusalem in January alone. Since the new year began just three weeks ago, Israel has already approved over 700 new housing units for settlers in East Jerusalem, as well. 

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East Jerusalem (photo: flickr/Brian Negin)

In a statement released by the Palestine Liberation Organization's Department of International Relations yesterday, the PLO called Israel's efforts to Judacize East Jerusalem--which break up Palestinian population continuity, link illegal West Bank settlements to Jerusalem, and make an independent Palestinian state with Jerusalem as its capital impossible--"war crimes" and "terrorism."

The statement called on the international community to force Israel to comply with international law.

The United Nations has issued various resolutions rejecting Israel's occupation and annexation of East Jerusalem and the international community does not recognize Israeli claims to the area.