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Gaza: Dawn airstrikes

Saturday, 1 February 2014, 11:09 am | Julie Webb-Pullman

Shortly before dawn on Friday 31 January, Israel warplanes carried out a series of air-strikes in locations across Gaza. More >>

Open Letter to Oxfam CEO re Scarlett Johannson & SodaStream

Monday, 27 January 2014, 1:58 pm | Julie Webb-Pullman

Oxfam global ambassadors must demonstrate that they are worthy of both Oxfam’s and the international community’s respect by conducting themselves in a manner commensurate with the principles of Oxfam. More >>

Israeli military forces clash with Palestinian resistance

Friday, 24 January 2014, 10:38 am | Julie Webb-Pullman

Overnight New Zealand time, there were armed clashes between Israeli military forces and the Palestinian resistance east of Khan Younis. Israeli helicopters were reported to be flying over the area, while 'active movement of Israeli military vehicles in ... More >>

Gaza: Israeli TV warns foreigners to leave

Thursday, 23 January 2014, 2:09 pm | Julie Webb-Pullman

Israeli TV has warned all foreigners in Gaza to leave immediately through the Erez Crossing into Israel, suggesting a major military offensive against Gaza is imminent. More >>

Gaza: Palestinian government declares emergency

Wednesday, 22 January 2014, 12:02 pm | Julie Webb-Pullman

An Israeli airstrike in Beit Hanoun, north Gaza, has killed two people, cousins Ahmad Mohamed Gomaa Za'anin and Mohammed Yusuf Za'anin, who were in their car. More >>

Israel Detains 7 Palestinians, Including Minister

Friday, 17 January 2014, 10:03 am | Julie Webb-Pullman

Israeli occupation forces on Thursday arrested five Palestinians from Aida refugee camp, north of Bethlehem. More >>

Gaza City comes under air-raids

Thursday, 16 January 2014, 4:07 pm | Julie Webb-Pullman

Israeli F-16s are carrying out a series of air-raids in Gaza City. Residents report huge explosions, one near the seaport that caused the ground to roll. More >>

Palestinian Government appreciates European stand on Sharon

Thursday, 16 January 2014, 11:55 am | Julie Webb-Pullman

The Palestinian Government in Gaza's media consultant Taher Alnono today announced that the government appreciates the European stand in refusing to observe one minute's silence to mourn the death of former Israeli prime minister Ariel Sharon. More >>

Gaza: Military bulldozers take up positions

Thursday, 16 January 2014, 9:47 am | Julie Webb-Pullman

The Interior Ministry's correspondent reported that four D9 bulldozers supported by three tanks have taken up positions inside the military post for the moment. Military vehicles stationed at the military post launched smoke bombs towards Alfarahin gate ... More >>

Israeli Occupation captures a patient at Erez

Wednesday, 8 January 2014, 9:28 am | Julie Webb-Pullman

A Palestinian patient was captured by Israeli Occupation forces at the Beit Hanoun Border Crossing with Israel. Yusuf Abo Aljidian, 27, who suffers from eye problems, was travelling with his mother via Erez Border Crossing to the West Bank to receive ... More >>

Israel marks 5th anniversary of Operation Cast Lead

Friday, 27 December 2013, 1:26 pm | Julie Webb-Pullman

On the fifth anniversary of its brutal Operation Cast Lead, Israel launched a series of attacks on the Gaza Strip on Thursday night, injuring at least two people. One of the injured has been identified as Salem al-Asi, aged 41 years. More >>

What are they doing to Rafah?

Friday, 20 December 2013, 8:36 pm | Julie Webb-Pullman

Norway, the USA, Australia and New Zealand have already done it. The United Kingdom, Germany, Greece and Italy are about to. More >>

Palestinian Human Rights Defender Dies at 69

Wednesday, 18 December 2013, 1:37 pm | Julie Webb-Pullman

Dr. Eyad El-Sarraj, Palestinian psychiatrist and Commissioner-General of the Palestinian Independent Commission for Citizens’ Rights, passed away in Gaza a few hours ago. More >>

International appeal made by EQA in Gaza

Monday, 16 December 2013, 8:09 am | Julie Webb-Pullman

Gaza, ALRAY - Environment Quality Authority (EQA) in Gaza has launched an urgent appeal to the international organizations and world humanity to salvage the Gaza Strip. More >>

Snow adds to Gaza's woes

Friday, 13 December 2013, 2:28 pm | Julie Webb-Pullman

Snow is falling in Gaza, adding another layer of misery to the freezing and flooded conditions being experienced by its besieged population. Most homes have been without electricity for 24 of the last 36 hours, many streets are under water, and schools ... More >>

Hanneya, Russia call for end to Gaza Blockade

Friday, 13 December 2013, 12:13 pm | Julie Webb-Pullman

Palestinian Ministry for the Interior in Gaza reports that Palestinian premier in Gaza Ismail Haneyya has asked Russia to intervene to lift the siege on Gaza Strip and to end its power crisis. More >>

Palestinian Authorities make appeal amid bad weather

Friday, 13 December 2013, 8:35 am | Julie Webb-Pullman

The Palestinian authorities in Gaza appeal to international organizations, including the UN, to urgently save the Gaza Strip from its deteriorating humanitarian situation resulting from the blockade and the harsh weather conditions. More >>

Palestine: Einstein and the Prawer Plan

Thursday, 5 December 2013, 3:51 pm | Julie Webb-Pullman

Today is the 65th anniversary of the publication of a letter from Albert Einstein and others to the New York Times, denouncing United States support for Israeli terrorism manifested by welcoming Menachem Begin, at the time head of the Freedom party, to ... More >>

Israeli airstrikes on Gaza

Wednesday, 20 November 2013, 10:58 am | Julie Webb-Pullman

Israel carried out at least seven air strikes in Gaza on Tuesday evening, destroying two poultry farms and killing some 4000 chickens near Khan Younes. Strikes were also conducted in the north and south of Gaza, with no reports of casualties to date. More >>

First UN World Toilet Day as Gaza drowns in sewage

Monday, 18 November 2013, 12:02 pm | Julie Webb-Pullman

As streets in Gaza flow with excrement, as families stay awake until 2am to take advantage of the two hours that water will flow through the taps – if they are lucky – the United Nations Special Rapporteur on the human right to safe drinking ... More >>

   

 

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