Palestine

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Ramallah /PNN/ The Palestinian Center for Development and Media Freedoms (MADA) launched a media campaign to promote and raise awareness of digital rights in Palestine under the slogan (The Internet is a human right, not a commodity). This campaign targets the Palestinian public in general and journalists in particular aims at defining digital rights, rights …

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Gaza/PNN/ The Palestinian Ministry of Agriculture in Gaza held a festival to announce the beginning of olive harvest season. Every October, Gazans come together to celebrate the ancient tradition of olive harvest where families, farmers and children experience picking olives. This festival is considered as a revival for the symbolic, national and economic importance of …

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Amman /PNN/ Jordan’s Ministry of Foreign Affairs and Expatriates has called on Israeli authorities to release two Jordanian citizens, who were lately arrested after crossing the kingdom into the occupied West Bank. Sufyan al-Qudah, a spokesman for the foreign ministry, said on Monday that Jordanian Ambassador in Tel Aviv Walid Obeidat, had demanded the immediate …

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JERUSALEM /PNN/ Al-Quds University (AQU), the Arab American University, and Palestine Polytechnic University celebrated the launch of the Doctorate Program in Information Technology Engineering, the first of its kind in Palestine. The ceremony was attended by the President of Al-Quds University Professor Imad Abu Kishek, the President of Palestine Polytechnic University Professor Imad Al-Khatib, the …

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Ramallah/PNN/By: Madeeha Araj, The National Bureau for Defending Land and Resisting Settlements said in his latest weekly report , that the Olive Harvest Season in Palestine is an annual major event being a Palestinian National one, titled “love the land and connect to it.” Worth mentioning that more than 10,000,000 olive trees are planted on …

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Ramallah/PNN/ The Palestinian Ministry of Foreign Affairs and Expatriates has censured international apathy towards the sufferings of Palestinian people, arguing that such a practice has encouraged Israeli occupation forces and settlers to “carry out more attacks against defenseless Palestinians.” The ministry, in a statement released on Saturday, called on the international community, the UN Security …

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Bethlehem/PNN/ Ignoring the international outcry against its settlement expansion policies, the Israeli regime is planning to build 251 new settler units in the occupied West Bank. The head of the Committee against the Wall and Settlements in Bethlehem, Hassan Bureijia, said in a statement on Sunday that High Planning Committee of the Israeli Civil Administration …

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Salfit/PNN/ A group of Israeli settlers has vandalized Palestinian-owned property in the occupied West Bank. According to a local sources, dozens of extremist Israeli settlers damaged several cars and sprayed racist graffiti on them as well as on the walls of Palestinian-owned buildings in Marda Village, north of Salfit, in the West Bank, adjacent to …

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Yesterday, the Israeli government threatened to officially ban Palestinian products from the Isreali markets unless the Palestinian boycott of Israeli calves and sheep is lifted. Major General Kamil Abu Rukun, Coordinator of Government Activities in the Territories, stated that “Israel will not allow boycotts of any kind against Israeli produce.” He further added that “Because …

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Israeli Public Security Minister Gilad Erdan said Friday that the state of Israel is considering allowing Jews to pray and worship inside Al-Aqsa Mosque. In his official statement, Erdan said: “I am sure this will happen soon, God willing.” He emphasized that “the situation in Jerusalem is heading towards regaining sovereignty and control over the …

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GAZA/PNN/ Gaza’s Health Ministry says 49 Palestinians have been injured by Israeli forces during the weekly anti-occupation protests in the besieged coastal enclave. Ashraf al-Qedra, the spokesman for the ministry, said in a Tweet that 22 children were among those wounded during the Friday’s protests in eastern Gaza. He noted that 21 of the total …

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Ramallah/PNN/ Grant Contracts for six Grassroots Human Security Projects (GGP) were signed today by Mr. Masayuki Magoshi, Ambassador for the Palestinian Affairs and Representative of Japan to Palestine, and the representatives of Joint Service Council for Solid Waste Management – North and North West of Jerusalem, Agricultural Society for the Wall Affected, Palestinian Youth Union/ …

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GAZA/PNN/ The streets and shops of the Gaza Strip are now rich in the fruits of palm trees amid growing obstacles regarding marketing and storage in view of the electricity crisis and the closure of border crossings. The Gaza Strip has over 250,000 palm trees, mostly planted in the southern areas, with 150,000 trees producing …

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Bethlehem/PNN/ The Israeli occupation forces (IOF) at dawn Friday kidnapped three Palestinian citizens in different West Bank areas. Local sources said that the IOF shot a Palestinian youth identified as Hammoudi Matahen and arrested him in Jenin refugee camp. They added that the wounded youth was later taken by an IOF vehicle to an undeclared …

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Jerusalem/PNN/ Israel’s Supreme Planning Council on Thursday approved the construction of new settlement units in the Jordan Valley. Yedioth Ahronoth newspaper said that the move came in implementation of the Israeli government’s decision on 15 September to legalize the settler outpost Mevo’ot Yericho and approve it as a new settlement. According to the Hebrew newspaper, …