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Israeli warplanes launch air strikes on Gaza Strip

Tuesday, 14 January 2014, 3:00 pm | Palestinian Information Centre

GAZA, (PIC)-- Israeli warplanes launched a series of air strikes on Gaza Strip on Monday evening wounding a three-year-old child and blasting a number of abandoned training areas for armed wings of Palestinian factions. More >>

Abu Sisi the Only Remaining Palestinian Prisoner In Solitary

Wednesday, 24 July 2013, 5:14 pm | Palestinian Information Centre

RAMALLAH, (PIC)-- Ahrar center for prisoners’ studies and human rights has called on human rights groups and international organizations to intervene and demand the release of Dirar Abu Sisi from isolation in Israeli jails. More >>

Egyptian Authorities Close Rafah Crossing Tuesday

Wednesday, 24 July 2013, 5:12 pm | Palestinian Information Centre

RAFAH, (PIC)-- The Egyptian authorities officially informed the Palestinian ministry of interior affairs in Gaza about its intention to close the Rafah border crossing on Tuesday on the anniversary of the 1952 revolution. More >>

Hamdan: Resumption of Talks Is Political Suicide

Wednesday, 24 July 2013, 5:10 pm | Palestinian Information Centre

BEIRUT, (PIC)-- The leader in Hamas movement Osama Hamdan considered the PA decision to resume talks with the Israeli authorities as a political suicide at the expense of the Palestinian rights. More >>

PFLP: Return to Negotiations Was Unjustified

Wednesday, 24 July 2013, 5:08 pm | Palestinian Information Centre

RAMALLAH, GAZA, (PIC)-- Member of the Political Bureau of the Popular Front for the Liberation of Palestine (PFLP) Khalida Jarrar said the decision of Palestinian Authority Chairman Mahmoud Abbas to return to negotiations with the Israeli state was "unjustified." More >>

Qassem Slams PA's Decision to Return to Negotiations

Monday, 22 July 2013, 5:28 pm | Palestinian Information Centre

WEST BANK, GAZA, (PIC)-- Professor of Political Science Abdul Sattar Qassem condemned the decision of the Palestinian Authority to return to negotiations and considered it treason. More >>

Petrol Crisis Hampers Implementation of Projects

Monday, 22 July 2013, 5:26 pm | Palestinian Information Centre

GAZA, (PIC)-- The petrol crisis in Gaza Strip has impeded implementation of a number of developmental projects in the besieged coastal enclave. More >>

PFLP Official: Hold Abbas Accountable

Monday, 22 July 2013, 5:24 pm | Palestinian Information Centre

GAZA, (PIC)-- Senior official of the popular front for the liberation of Palestine (PFLP) Rabah Muhanna called on the Palestinian central council to convene urgently to hold president Mahmoud Abbas accountable for violating the conditions it had set ... More >>

Bardawil Warns PA Against Falling In Quagmire of Negotiation

Monday, 22 July 2013, 5:21 pm | Palestinian Information Centre

GAZA, (PIC)-- Dr. Salah al-Bardawil, a Hamas leader, said that re-launching Palestinian-Israeli negotiations would lead to liquidating the Palestine cause. More >>

Resheq: The Peace Talks Will Lead to More Loss of Rights

Monday, 22 July 2013, 5:19 pm | Palestinian Information Centre

BEIRUT, (PIC)-- Member of Hamas’s political bureau Ezzat Al-Resheq reiterated his Movement's rejection of the Palestinian Authority's decision to restart new rounds of useless negotiations with the Israeli occupation. More >>

1700 Patient Prisoners Risk Death In Israeli Jails

Tuesday, 16 July 2013, 4:15 pm | Palestinian Information Centre

GAZA, (PIC)-- Palestinian patient prisoners in Israeli jails suffer deliberate Israeli medical negligence and lack of medical care where they risk death at any moment. More >>

Detainee Aisawi On Hunger Strike To Protest Incarceration

Wednesday, 8 August 2012, 2:45 pm | Palestinian Information Centre

RAMALLAH, (PIC)– Detainee Samer Al-Aisawi went on hunger strike to protest his imprisonment in Israeli occupation jails anew despite his release in the Wafa Al-Ahrar prisoner exchange deal a few months ago. More >>

Palestinian killed in Israeli air raid

Wednesday, 8 August 2012, 2:42 pm | Palestinian Information Centre

GAZA, (PIC)– A Palestinian youth was killed and a number of others were wounded in an Israeli aerial raid on western Rafah, south of the Gaza Strip, at noon Sunday. More >>

Hamas Hails New UN Condemnation Of Israel

Wednesday, 8 August 2012, 2:39 pm | Palestinian Information Centre

GAZA, (PIC)– The Hamas Movement hailed UN secretary-general Ban Ki-moon for his criticism of the Israeli violations in the occupied Palestinian territories as a “step in the right direction.” “The remarks that were made by the UN secretary-general ... More >>

Hamad: Egypt Considering Gaza Trade Exchange Zone

Wednesday, 8 August 2012, 2:27 pm | Palestinian Information Centre

GAZA, (PIC)– Palestinian deputy minister of foreign affairs Ghazi Hamad said the establishment of a trade exchange zone between Egypt and the Gaza Strip is still being studied by the Egyptian side. More >>

Haneyya Gov’t Warns Against Attacks On Aqsa Mosque

Friday, 3 August 2012, 10:13 am | Palestinian Information Centre

GAZA, (PIC)– The Palestinian government in Gaza has called on all Arab, Islamic, and international organizations to check the Israeli occupation authority’s tampering with the holy Aqsa Mosque in occupied Jerusalem. More >>

The Islamic Conference Calls For The Protection Of Jerusalem

Friday, 3 August 2012, 10:11 am | Palestinian Information Centre

AMMAN, (PIC)– The Islamic Conference for Jerusalem called on the Arab League and the Organization of Islamic Cooperation to take effective steps at the international level to activate the UN resolutions on Israeli violations in occupied Jerusalem. More >>

Israel’s Measures Against Holy City And Its Mosque

Friday, 3 August 2012, 10:08 am | Palestinian Information Centre

LONDON, (PIC)– The Arab Organization for Human Rights (AOHR) in Britain said all the measures taken by Israel in occupied Jerusalem or against the Aqsa Mosque are null and void, and illegal under international law. More >>

Israel Decides To Turn Mosque’s Courtyards Into Public Parks

Friday, 3 August 2012, 9:42 am | Palestinian Information Centre

OCCUPIED JERUSALEM, (PIC)– Deputy head of the Islamic Movement in the 1948 occupied lands Sheikh Kamal Al-Khatib said the Israeli municipal council in Jerusalem issued a decision to turn the Aqsa Mosque’s courtyards into public gardens and squares ... More >>

IOF Soldiers Raid Central Gaza, Fire At Other Areas

Friday, 3 August 2012, 9:39 am | Palestinian Information Centre

GAZA, (PIC)– Israeli occupation forces (IOF) raided central Gaza Strip areas to the east of Breij and Maghazi refugee camps on Wednesday, local sources said. More >>