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PNN/ Jerusalem/ The occupation authorities, on Sunday evening, banned an annual sports tournament organized and funded by the families of Jerusalem,  under claims from the Minister of “Public Security”, Gilad Erdan claims that this activity is funded by the Palestinian Authority. This annual event is a way to unite Jerusalemites and gather them around Jerusalem …

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PNN/ Nablus/ Dozens of Palestinian youths were wounded on Tuesday by rubber-coated metal bullets and tear gas inhalation in clashes with Israeli forces that broke into Nablus to protect the herds of settlers. Security sources said that hundreds of settlers stormed the historic site amid the protection of the Israeli army, which led to the …

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PNN/ Ramallah/ On the occasion of World Photo Day  (19 august), the Freedoms Committee of the Palestinian Journalists Syndicate  said that more than 144 Palestinian photojournalists have been subjected to violations of the Israeli occupation in the first half of 2019. According to a press release issued by the syndicate the frequency of photographers being targeted by …

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By: Madeeha Araj/ NBPRS/  The National Bureau for Defending Land and Resisting Settlements in its latest weekly report said that Israeli Occupation Authorities continue their settlement activities in the West Bank, including Jerusalem, where the Israeli Local Planning and Building Committee recently approved a plan to build 641 settlement units in Jerusalem. They also approved …

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PNN/ Bethlehem/ Lajee Centre has just wrapped up its 19th  International Summer Work Camp, a two-week annual programme that gives internationals the opportunity to learn about Palestinian culture and the struggle for human rights and life under occupation. During the camp, the participants are submerged in Palestinian culture by way of food, music, dance, history, …

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PNN/ Gaza/ Israeli officials continued to threaten with a massive military operation against the Gaza Strip while Israel still refuses to ease the blockade. Israeli Minister of Energy, Yuval Steinitz, also a member of Israel’s cabinet, said on Monday that they “are planning a large-scale military operation in Gaza,” adding that Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu …

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PNN/ Gaza/ Three Palestinians have been killed and one critically injured by Israeli fire in the north of the Gaza Strip, according to Palestinian health officials and local media, hours after three rockets were allegedly fired from the blockaded enclave. Palestinian Health Ministry Spokesman Ashraf al-Qidra said that three bodies had arrived to the Al-Andalusi …

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DETROIT /PNN/ Congresswoman Rashida Tlaib (MI-13) released the following statement regarding travel to Israel and Palestine:”In my attempt to visit Palestine, I’ve experienced the same racist treatment that many Palestinian-Americans endure when encountering the Israeli government. In preparation for my visit, my grandmother was deciding which fig tree we would pick from together, while Palestinians …

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Jerusalem/PNN/ Israeli occupation forces have shot two Palestinian youths after accusing them of trying to stab them, leaving one of the teens dead at the scene. Military sources said the Palestinian teens were shot after they attacked Israeli police with knives in the Old City of Jerusalem on Thursday. The Palestinian health ministry said one …

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Bethlehem/PNN/ Meanwhile, a senior Palestinian official described Israel’s decision to bar two US congresswomen from visiting the Palestinian territories as “an outrageous act of hostility.” “The Israeli decision to ban Congresswomen Rashida Tlaib and Ilhan Omar from visiting Palestine is an outrageous act of hostility against the American people and their representatives,” Hanan Ashrawi, a …

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Jerusalem/PNN/ Israel has decided to prevent two American congresswomen from traveling to the occupied territories over their support for a boycott of Israel. Ilhan Omar, a representative for Minnesota’s 5th congressional district, and Rashida Tlaib, a representative for Michigan’s 13th congressional district, are expected to visit Israel and the Palestinian territories at the weekend. Omar, …

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PNN/ Jerusalem/ Sheikh Ikrima Sabri, head of the Islamic Supreme Council in Jerusalem and preacher of Al-Aqsa Mosque, described the statements of the minister of the so-called internal security in the Israeli government, Gilad Erdan in which he called for changing the historical status quo at the Muslim holy site by allowing Jews to worship …

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PNN/ Salfit/ Herds of Israeli settlers on Thursday morning sprayed racist slogans on houses and vehicles of Salfit. Eyewitnesses said that a group of settlers raided the town of Zawiya, Salfit, and wrote racist slogans on the walls of a number of houses and vehicles.

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Jerusalem/PNN/ A group of the Israeli parliament (Knesset)’s members have criticized the US House of Representatives for approving a resolution against a global boycott campaign against the regime, which endorses, to Tel Aviv’s dismay, a so-called two-state solution to the decades-long conflict with Palestine. House Resolution 246 was passed by a 398-17 margin, with five …

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Jerusalem /PNN/ The storming of Al Aqsa Mosque Compound by Israeli occupation forces this Eid morning is an act of recklessness and aggression, designed to provoke religious and political tensions in the City and across Palestine. We condemn this aggression, which is reprehensible and dangerous and hold the Israeli political establishment fully responsible for its …