Peadar Whelan A BELFAST-BASED RUNNER taking part in this years Palestine Marathon aims to highlight the plight of the Palestinian people living under Israeli military occupation. Derry native Ryan Moore, who runs wearing a vest emblazoned with the Palestinian flag, is also raising much-needed funds for the medical charity Medical Aid for Palestinians (MAP)

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Belfast to Bethlehem running against Israeli apartheid

Written on March 5th, 2015 & filed under Palestine Tags: , , , , , , , ,

This is the 2nd time I went to the Anna Frank House and I was still feeling the sadness of the place.

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Anne Frank House – Review of Anne Frank House (Anne …


NEW YORK, February 19, 2015 (WAFA) A top United Nations official warned Wednesday of an increasingly toxic environment in thebesieged Gaza Strip and called on Israel to release Palestinian tax revenues.

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Top UN Official Warns of Increasingly Toxic Environment, Calls for Releasing Tax Revenues

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Growing anti-Semitism in France is causing Jews in the country to leave “in droves” according to the influential editor of Britain's Jewish Chronicle. Stephen Pollard, the editor of the Jewish newspaper said an exodus had begun, and “every single French Jew I know has either left or is actively working out how to leave”. He added that the situation was “the largest emigration of Jews anywhere …

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Jews Are Leaving France 'In Droves' Claims Jewish Chronicle Editor Stephen Pollard

Written on January 10th, 2015 & filed under Jews Tags: , , , , , , ,

Gaza City – Thousands of former Hamas employees who have not received a salary in months will likely take to the streets if a solution is not found soon, a Hamas representative has warned. Basem Naeem, a former health minister and prime ministerial adviser, told Al Jazeera that the status quo “cannot continue”, noting the pressure has become too much for many to bear. “To cut the salary of anyone is like cutting his throat,” Naeem said in an interview at his office in Gaza City.

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Hamas warns of unpaid staff taking to streets

Written on December 26th, 2014 & filed under Gaza Strip Tags: , , , , , , ,


Egypt tightens the Israeli blockade on Gaza Palestinians in the Gaza Strip, who have been struggling under the weight of the Israeli blockade for several years, blame Egypt for the worsening of their situation. Gaza's Arab neighbor Egypt..

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MidEast In Depth – Can Hezbollah handle two fronts: ISIS and Israel? Matthew Levitt Fromer-Wexler fellow and director of The Washington Institute's Stein Program on counter-terrorism and intelligence writes an article in the washington post looking at the situation..

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Skip to comments. Posted on 11/23/2014 4:17:46 PM PST by Eleutheria5 European Parliament Member Bastiaan Belder of the Netherlands has urged the parliament to hold a debate on anti-Semitism.

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European MP: EU Parliament Ignores Anti-Semitism


The growing tension observed during the last few days in Jerusalem and the political reactions that they triggered reflect a climate of mistrust and persistent political deadlock. The only equal to the suffering endured by the Palestinians is the daily injustice they are subjected to

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Mission to Gaza and the West Bank: FIDH calls on Palestine to seize the International Criminal Court


A group of residents from Biggin have held a ‘free Palestine party’ in response to the situation in Gaza, at the same time as celebrating a woman’s 70th Birthday.

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Residents get together for party to raise awareness of the international Gaza crisis

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