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Arafat’s remains to be tested for Polonium poisoning


August 24th, 2012 - 6:37 pm ICT by IANS
Moscow, Aug 24 (IANS/RIA Novosti) The widow of Yasser Arafat has given her approval for a Swiss radiation laboratory to examine the body of the late Palestinian leader to see ... Read more...

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Israel slams South Africa over Palestinian territory label


August 24th, 2012 - 5:35 am ICT by IANS
Tel Aviv, Aug 24 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Israel has condemned the South African government's decision to label goods produced in the occupied Palestinian territories.Under the new rules, the South African government ... Read more...

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50,000 Palestinians attend UAE’s iftar programme


August 20th, 2012 - 1:00 am ICT by IANS
Jerusalem, Aug 19 (IANS/WAM) Over 50,000 poor Palestinians participated in iftar programmes organised by the UAE's Khalifa bin Zayed Al Nahyan Charity Foundation in the West Bank.Thousands of Palestinian families ... Read more...

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UAE charity helps poor Palestinians


August 19th, 2012 - 12:39 am ICT by IANS
Jerusalem, Aug 18 (IANS/WAM) The Human Appeal International (HAI), a non-governmental aid agency based in the UAE, has given zakat money and clothes to poor Palestinian families ahead of Eid-ul-Fitr.Ibrahim ... Read more...

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Palestinian prisoner’s wife delivers baby via smuggled semen


August 13th, 2012 - 7:11 pm ICT by IANS
Ramallah, Aug 13 (IANS) A Palestinian prisoner's wife Monday delivered a baby conceived through artificial insemination after the father's semen was smuggled out from his Israeli prison.The baby was born ... Read more...

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Arab League to form panel to probe Arafat’s death


July 18th, 2012 - 1:00 am ICT by IANS
Cairo, July 17 (IANS) The Arab League (AL) Tuesday decided to set up an independent committee to probe the death of former Palestinian leader Yasser Arafat.Arafat died at a ... Read more...

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Yasser Arafat was poisoned, says doctor


July 13th, 2012 - 2:19 am ICT by IANS
Ramallah, July 13 (IANS) Former Palestinian leader Yasser Arafat died after consuming an unknown poison, a Jordanian doctor claimed Thursday.Arafat's medical reports suggest that he was poisoned by a toxic ... Read more...

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Unesco to add Bethlehem to World’s Heritage List


June 30th, 2012 - 12:30 am ICT by IANS
Ramallah, June 29 (IANS) The Unesco Friday decided to include the West Bank city of Bethlehem and the Church of Nativity in world's heritage list, reported Xinhua citing local media ... Read more...

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Hamas calls on Palestinians to abduct Israelis


April 18th, 2012 - 9:10 am ICT by IANS
Gaza, April 18 (IANS/RIA Novosti) A senior Hamas official has called on Palestinian militants to kidnap Israeli soldiers in order to exchange them for Palestinians captured by Israel.Izzat al-Rishq's ... Read more...

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Palestinians organise local marathon to reject Israeli one


March 19th, 2012 - 11:50 pm ICT by IANS
Ramallah, March 19 (IANS) Dozens of Palestinian runners participated in a local marathon on the West Bank Monday, challenging an earlier Israel-organised international one in Jerusalem.The Palestinian marathon started from ... Read more...

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Palestinian protesters clash with Israeli army in West Bank


February 12th, 2012 - 12:56 am ICT by IANS
Ramallah, Feb 11 (IANS) Two Palestinians were wounded as dozens clashed with Israeli soldiers Saturday in front of an Israeli prison near the West Bank city of Ramallah, witnesses said.Israeli ... Read more...

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Palestine city names street after Medvedev


January 21st, 2012 - 9:48 am ICT by IANS
Moscow, Jan 21 (IANS/RIA Novosti) A street in the Palestinian city of Jericho has been named after Russian President Dmitry Medvedev, Palestinian leader Mahmoud Abbas said."Residents of Jericho decided to ... Read more...

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Bethlehem receives 1.5 mn tourists in 2011


December 25th, 2011 - 6:39 am ICT by IANS
Bethlehem, Dec 25 (IANS) Bethlehem, the city where Jesus was born, has received around 1.5 million tourists so far this year, officials said.Thousands of tourists were still expected to arrive ... Read more...

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Israel to free 550 prisoners in swap deal


December 15th, 2011 - 9:29 am ICT by IANS
Jerusalem, Dec 15 (IANS) Israel will free 550 Palestinian and Arab prisoners as part of the second phase of a landmark prisoner-swap deal with Hamas, Xinhua reported."Pursuant to the government ... Read more...

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Israeli soldiers open fire after car fails to stop in the West Bank, killing 1


November 11th, 2011 - 10:05 pm ICT by BNO News
JERUSALEM (BNO NEWS) -- Israeli soldiers opened fire on a speeding car in the West Bank on early Friday morning after the driver ignored repeated calls to stop his vehicle, officials said. ... Read more...

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Israeli army demolishes West Bank mosque


October 11th, 2011 - 9:47 pm ICT by IANS
Ramallah, Oct 11 (IANS) The Israeli army for the third time demolished a mosque in the northern West Bank Tuesday, saying it was built without permission, Palestinian sources said.Witnesses ... Read more...

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Hamas stresses resistance to liberate Palestine


September 17th, 2011 - 7:23 pm ICT by IANS
Damascus, Sep 17 (IANS) The Damascus-based Islamic Hamas movement said Saturday the Palestinian authority's decision to seek statehood at the United Nations was made unilaterally and resistance is the genuine ... Read more...

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UAE charity hands out food aid in Palestine


August 13th, 2011 - 11:54 pm ICT by IANS
Abu Dhabi, Aug 13 (IANS/WAM) A charity from the United Arab Emirates (UAE) has distributed thousands of food parcels to people in Palestinian camps.The Khalifa Bin Zayed Humanitarian Foundation, as ... Read more...

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UAE charity distributes food in Palestine


August 6th, 2011 - 1:06 am ICT by IANS
Ramallah, Aug 5 (IANS/WAM) A UAE charity has distributed thousands of food parcels to needy Palestinians living in relief camps here.The food was distributed Thursday in 19 relief camps by ... Read more...

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3 injured, 7 arrested in clashes between Israeli troops and anti-wall protesters in West Bank


July 23rd, 2011 - 12:52 am ICT by BNO News
WEST BANK (BNO NEWS) -- At least three people were injured and seven others arrested on Friday when anti-wall protesters clashed with Israeli troops in various West Bank communities.Palestine News Network reported ... Read more...

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Gaza stops Palestinians from approaching Israel border


June 5th, 2011 - 11:09 pm ICT by IANS
Gaza/Tel Aviv, June 5 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Police in Gaza had to set up checkpoints on the border with Israel Sunday to prevent Palestinian demonstrators marking the anniversary of the 1967 ... Read more...

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India welcomes Fatah-Hamas agreement


May 6th, 2011 - 10:57 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 6 (IANS) India Friday welcomed the signing of an agreement between the two rival Palestinian political forces, Hamas and Fatah, and hoped it will lead to peace ... Read more...

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Israel calls Palestinian deal a ‘fatal mistake’


April 29th, 2011 - 3:20 pm ICT by ANI
Tel Aviv (Israel), Apr. 29 (ANI): The long-awaited reconciliation deal between two Palestinian factions has been described by Israeli President Shimon Peres as a "fatal mistake" that will destroy any hopes of ... Read more...

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Archaeologists solve tower of Jericho puzzle?


February 18th, 2011 - 3:53 pm ICT by IANS
London, Feb 18 (IANS) Discovered by archaeologists in 1952, a 28-foot-high stone tower on the edge of the town of Jericho has puzzled scientists since. But now, a team of archaeologists have ... Read more...

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Palestinian Authority calls elections before September


February 13th, 2011 - 1:00 pm ICT by IANS
Gaza, Feb 13 (IANS) The Palestinian Authority has said it will hold long overdue presidential and legislative elections before September. The presidential and legislative elections were originally scheduled for 2010. But they ... Read more...

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UK’s MI6 prepared Palestine Authority’s security strategy against Israel


January 26th, 2011 - 2:46 pm ICT by ANI
London, Jan.26 (ANI): The Palestinian Authority's security strategy to crush Hamas and other armed groups on the West Bank was originally drawn up by Britain's intelligence service, MI6, papers leaked by Al-Jazeera ... Read more...

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Court orders halt to construction in Israeli settlement


January 24th, 2011 - 11:01 pm ICT by BNO News
WEST BANK (BNO NEWS) -- An Israeli court on Monday ordered the halt of the construction of five apartment buildings in the Israeli settlement of Beit El, the Jerusalem Post reported.The High ... Read more...

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Soldiers open fire at Arab-Israeli man in West Bank checkpoint


January 21st, 2011 - 9:58 pm ICT by BNO News
JERUSALEM (BNO NEWS) -- Israeli Defense Forces (IDF) soldiers on Thursday night opened fire at an Arab-Israeli man in a West Bank checkpoint critically injuring him, the Jerusalem Post reported on Friday.The ... Read more...

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Pastor says Oz FM Rudd to blame for floods


January 11th, 2011 - 4:04 pm ICT by ANI
Brisbane (Australia), Jan.11 (ANI): A Christian pastor has blamed Foreign Minister Kevin Rudd for the floods devastating Queensland.Daniel Nalliah from the Catch the Fire Ministries wrote on his website that ... Read more...

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Israeli troops kill man mistaken for Hamas leader


January 7th, 2011 - 9:21 pm ICT by IANS
London, Jan 7 (IANS) Israel's military has expressed "regret" for having shot dead an innocent 67-year-old man in his bed, after he was mistaken for a Hamas leader, Sky News reported Friday.Omar ... Read more...

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President Abbas expresses hopes Palestinian state would be established by 2011


December 25th, 2010 - 4:28 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Dec 25 (ANI): Palestinian Authority President Mahmoud Abbas, who travelled to Bethlehem to greet Christmas revellers in the West Bank city, has said that he hopes a Palestinian state would be ... Read more...

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Actress Noureen DeWulf Gets Engaged To Her Beau Ryan Miller


December 23rd, 2010 - 8:44 pm ICT by GD
By Gina Gomez Dec 23, (THAINDIAN NEWS) Buffalo Sabres goaltender Ryan Miller is engaged to his girlfriend Noureen DeWulf, the American actress, best known for her role in film "West Bank Story". The ... Read more...

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Kristine Luken: American Tourist stabbed to death in Israel


December 20th, 2010 - 10:05 pm ICT by Pen Men At Work
December 20, 2010 (Pen Men at Work): An American tourist by the name of Kristine Luken was stabbed to death in Israel by two assaulters, apparently, Arabians in an attack that may ... Read more...

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Briton Stabbed, U.S. Tourist Killed In Israel


December 20th, 2010 - 8:28 pm ICT by GD
By Meena Kar Dec 20, (THAINDIAN NEWS) Briton Kaye Wilson, an American woman survived by an inch, when she was attacked by two Arab men while she was hiking in a hilly forest ... Read more...

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Pact inked on developing Palestine’s infrastructure


October 14th, 2010 - 12:05 am ICT by IANS
Abu Dhabi, Oct 13 (IANS/WAM) The UAE charity Red Crescent Authority (RCA) and the Palestine Investment Fund (PIF), a publicly owned investment fund, have signed an agreement to develop infrastructure in the ... Read more...

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