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Members of Boston's Palestine Solidarity Network held a rally Saturday on the Boston Common to petition for Palestinian students' right to education. ... The letter, which will soon be sent to Massachusetts government officials and the Cambridge City Council, is a show of support with Palestinian ...
The final solution for the ethnic cleansing of all Christians and Muslims in Palestine was composed of "The Village Files," begun by 1938, and "Plan Dalet," finalized in 1947. The Village Files were a vast collection of every minute detail of every village, town and city in Palestine. Half of Palestine's ...

Malaysian police on Monday released composite images of two suspects who gunned down a Palestinian engineer and said they appeared to be European or Middle Eastern, fueling suspicion that the slaying was an Israeli assassination. Gaza's ruling Hamas militant group has accused Israel of ...
A group of Israeli settlers attacked Palestinian families and attempted to take over two homes on Saturday in the southern occupied West Bank city of Hebron. Local activist Aref Jaber told Ma'an that a group of Israeli settlers "attacked" two homes in the Old City and attempted to take them over, ...
On April 13 unknown people tried to set a mosque on fire in the town of Aqraba in the northern West Bank, on April 17, tires were slashed and graffiti was spray painted in the towns of Luban al-Sharqiya and al-Sawiya. The next day, trees were vandalized and graffiti was spray painted in the town of Urif. Hate Crimes
BEIRUT, LEBANON (9:20 P.M.) - The Syrian Arab Army (SAA) and their Palestinian allies were able to score a new advance against the so-called "Islamic State" (ISIS), today, seizing several buildings in the process. Led by their 105th Brigade of the Republican Guard, the Syrian Arab Army and ... Yarmouk Camp

Two Palestinian refugees, a father and a son, were killed during the fighting at the Yarmouk refugee camp in Damascus, according to the United ... after opposition evacuated the eastern Ghouta suburbs following a fierce government offensive and an alleged poison gas attack in the town of Douma. Palestinian refugee camp Daesh
Staiti came from the city of Jenin in the West Bank, where she witnessed the first major Palestinian uprising from 1987 to 1993 against Israel's occupation. ... "Pakistan isn't exactly a tourist destination, so most of the nationalities I met at Seeds of Peace camp - people from India, Palestine, ...
The Israeli authorities must immediately release Palestinian prisoner of conscience Munther Amira, whose arrest, continued detention and sentencing to six ... Munther Amira was arrested by Israeli soldiers on 27 December 2017 while peacefully participating in a protest in the city of Bethlehem in the ...
Between Jerusalem and the West Bank city of Ramallah, Qalandia airport was opened in 1920. On the outskirts of the town of Lydda (known today as Lod), a second airport was built in 1936. It was built for military purposes, according to reports, during the British Mandate of Palestine. The airport's name ...
Nikki Haley bet the rest of the world would cover the costs of American aid cuts to Palestinian refugees. That hasn't ... Nikki Haley, the U.S. ambassador to the United Nations, and Jared Kushner, a White House Senior Advisor, attend a U.N. Security Council meeting on February 20, 2018 in New York City.
According to the charge sheet filed in Rishon Letzion Magistrate's Court in January, in November 2016 Mohammed Shakir of Salfit, a Palestinian town adjacent to the settlement of Ariel, was arrested on suspicion of throwing rocks. The investigation file indicates that Shakir and a cousin decided to throw ...
Israel's new 'breach of loyalty' bill is yet another sinister attempt to erase the Palestinian identity from Palestine. ... take over Jerusalem after Trump recognised the city as the undivided capital of Israel, is not only an attack on the Palestinians of Jerusalem but implicitly acts to further attack Palestinian identity.
--The Statement says that “Jerusalem [is] to be the capital of Israel and Palestine, in the west and the east of the city respectively, an open city for the faithful of the three monotheistic religions.” The Bush administration also left the borders of Jerusalem to be determined by the parties, and never insisted on ...
A Palestinian teen was killed during clashes with Israeli army forces near the West Bank city of Nablus Saturday, according to a Palestinian Red Crescent spokesperson. Amir Omar Shahada, 19, was shot in the chest in the village of Urif, said Ghassan Douglas, the Palestinian Authority official in charge of ...
Abu Nader, 73, owns an ice cream shop in Baddawi, a Palestinian refugee camp near Tripoli in northern Lebanon. His is a family ... Abu Nader's grandfather opened the family's first ice cream shop in the coastal Palestinian city in 1929. “Back then .... His family came to Haifa from the Galilee town of Lubya.

The United Nations Relief and Works Agency for Palestine Refugees (UNRWA) in the Gaza Strip is to cancel the “temporary employment” contracts of 97 Palestinian engineers due to financial difficulties. Dozens of Palestinian engineers gathered in front of UNRWA's headquarters in Gaza City to protest ...
Dozens of Palestinian journalists have staged a demonstration outside the UN office in Gaza City to protest Facebook's practice of blocking Palestinian Facebook accounts. Demonstrators held banners saying "Facebook is complicit in [Israel's] crimes" and "Facebook favours the [Israeli] occupation.".
City officials on Monday named Gayle Cooper the new executive director of the Palestine Economic Development Corporation. The former director of the Economic Development Corporation in Winnsboro assumes the position in Palestine on March 19. The PEDC director's position has been vacant since ...
The battle between these two organizations is taking place under heavy siege by the Syrian army, which isn't managing to take over the camp. A Palestinian militia is active alongside the army but it is mainly occupied with defending residents. Food and medications are scarce, there is no fuel for heating ...
Israeli media outlets alleged that a 51-year-old Arab man from the town of Shfaram, whose identity was not immediately available, began his rampage in the northern coastal city of Acre on Sunday morning, after receiving a parking ticket of 1,000 Israeli shekels ($290.60). In the video footage that captured ...
Clashes broke out Wednesday afternoon between opposing Palestinian factions inside a Beirut-area refugee camp, a security source said. you've reached a subscriber-only article. Sign up now and access the full breadth of The Daily Star content in minutes. subscribe now unrestricted access 1 month. ISIS
Scores of settlers stormed the Arab town of Kifl Haris, in the occupied West Bank city of Salfit, to perform religious rituals at a Muslim holy site this morning. According to eyewitnesses, Israeli occupation forces were deployed in the town before the arrival of the settlers; they closed access points to the area ... ISIS
JENIN, March 5, 2018 (WAFA) – Israeli forces Monday detained 12 Palestinians during multiple predawn raids across the West Bank, said Palestine Prisoner's Society (PPS). Israeli forces detained two ... PPS said forces also raided Kufr Ra'i town, southwest of Jenin, where they detained a Palestinian. ISIS
Even after Donald Trump's Jerusalem decision, there is no feasible alternative to the two-state solution in Palestine. ... But even before Trump's controversial announcement, some western politicians were arguing that a two-state solution to the Israeli-Palestinian conflict is no longer feasible due to Israel's ... ISIS
Attorney Raslan Mahagna of the Arab-Israeli town of Umm al-Fahm specializes in the defense of Palestinian suspects. He told Al-Monitor that his office is currently handling some 300 administrative detention cases. Mahagna said that if investigators are unable to elicit a confession during the initial 30-day ... ISIS
Israel barred the Palestinian education minister, Sabri Saidam,from visiting a school in the Old City of annexed east Jerusalem on Monday, officials said. "The minister entered Jerusalem but was prevented from entering the school. Israeli security banned him at the door of the school," ministry spokesman ... ISIS
WOODBRIDGE — The gray walls of Faisal Saleh's Palestine Museum US are starting to be filled with paintings and photographs representing his ... who was killed in 2003 by an Israeli Defense Forces bulldozer in the Gaza Strip town of Rafah as she tried to stop a Palestinian home from being razed. ISIS
Israeli forces on Saturday raided a refugee camp in the West Bank city of Bethlehem and detained one Palestinian, according to local residents. Israeli forces entered the Dehisha camp in southern Bethlehem, triggering clashes with local residents, they said. A Palestinian youth was detained and another ... ISIS
The Palestine City Council Monday night approved higher fees for the Palestine Athletic Complex to pay for running and maintaining baseball fields behind the Palestine Civic ... To increase revenue, the city will now charge $1,500 for three days of tournament play, and $1,000 for a two-day tournament. ISIS
Israeli security forces arrested Shalaldeh, a reporter for the Hamas-affiliated Quds News Network, at his home in the southern West Bank town of Sa'ir, ... Recent stories includes a piece on a young Palestinian who continues to protest at al-Arroub refugee camp despite being injured several times by Israeli ... ISIS
On Feb. 23, Laudadio and other board members will meet with the Ennis Main Street Program officials to see what they were able to accomplish. The only cost to the city will be for the fuel used. “We all live in town,” he said. “We see each other. We know what Palestine needs.” He said the Ennis Main Street ... ISIS
Members of the Palestine City Charter Committee took the city council to task Monday night for what they felt was disregarding their work on the city charter. The council, after making numerous revisions to the charter recommendations, voted to have an election on May 5, when residents will make the final ... ISIS
12 from an attempted lynching in the West Bank city of Jenin. The soldier was in a military vehicle that took a wrong turn and found herself, along with a male soldier, in the Palestinian town. A crowd of Palestinians surrounded the car, banged on it, pulled the two soldiers out and stole one of their weapons. ISIS
Almost 60 percent of East Jerusalem's Palestinian residents believe they should participate in the city's municipal elections, while only 14 percent ... of the university's political science department, designed and commissioned the poll in conjunction with IPCRI – Israel-Palestine: Creative Regional Initiatives. ISIS
Police detained several members of the Jewish group after arriving on the scene and took them to the district police station for questioning. The incident took place on Hashalshelet Street in the Old City. The Jews say they were attacked and tried to defend themselves, and blame the Palestinian's injuries on ... ISIS
A new report describes the Yarmoulk Palestinian refugee camp in Syria as “horrific,” yet it is never talked about because it can't be used as a bludgeon against Israel. According to the Gatestone Institute, the Syrian Army and the Popular Front for the Liberation of Palestine – General Command (PFLP-GC) ... ISIS
Russian President Vladimir Putin attends a wreath laying ceremony during an event to commemorate the 75th anniversary of the battle of Stalingrad in World War Two, at the Mamayev Kurgan memorial complex in the city of Volgograd, Russia February 2, 2018. REUTERS/Maxim Shemetov Reuters. ISIS
19 in the southern Gaza Strip town of Rafah. The family accused him of providing the Israeli military with information that led to the assassination of three leaders from Izz ad-Din al-Qassam Brigades, Hamas' military wing. Israeli warplanes struck the city of Rafah on Aug. 28, 2014, during the Israeli war on ... ISIS
6 decision of the U.S. administration to recognize Jerusalem as the undivided capital of Israel, breaking with international accords stating that the fate of the city should be decided as part of a final peace agreement between Israel and Palestine. The New York Times coverage of the Israeli-Palestinian ... ISIS
Haifa, the city of 300,000 people that hosts Manjm, is part of the modern-day state of Israel that is nestled firmly within the boundaries of historic Palestine. The city has seen a Palestinian art and culture boom in recent times, as Palestinian residents of the city are reclaiming culture, identity and space. ISIS
A Palestinian who was wounded in clashes with Israel died of his wounds, Palestinian health services said Saturday. Earlier, Israeli forces surrounded homes in a village near the West Bank city of Jenin Saturday in search of militants who were involved in the drive-by shooting last month in which Rabbi ... ISIS
The foreign ministry also called on the U.S. "to respect the strong determination of the international community" regarding the Israeli-Palestinian conflict. Trump previously announced his decision to recognize Jerusalem as Israel's capital and to move the U.S. Embassy from Tel Aviv to the holy city. ISIS
Hilary DuBose, country representative to the Palestinian territories for the U.S. bishops' Catholic Relief Services, said her agency is "deeply concerned about the impact such a dramatic cut in aid will have." The agency, UNRWA, "is one of the major providers of critical, basic life-sustaining support services ... ISIS
New Orleans City Council rescinds human rights resolution, igniting the movement for Palestinian rights .... (ADC), National Human Rights Cities Alliance, and Palestine Legal, note the resolution adheres to city, national and international standards, “especially in the context of business and human rights.”. ISIS
NEW ORLEANS (AP) - New Orleans City Council members will take another look Thursday at an anti-discrimination resolution that drew them into an international controversy over Israel and the Palestinians. The January 11th resolution “encourages the creation of a process” to review city investments or ... ISIS
During a sometimes rowdy meeting, the city council rescinded a controversial resolution labeled anti-Semitic by some which was authored by Mayor-Elect and current councilwoman Latoya Cantrell. But supporters said council members caved to unfair pressure from the Jewish community. "Let us speak. ISIS
With the growth of online buying, sales tax revenue for municipalities like Palestine have dropped dramatically. Now, the city is trying to recoup some of that money by amending state law to keep local sales taxes in municipalities. As it stands, city officials say, municipalities lose sales taxes for online ... ISIS


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