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Hamas-run Liberation Camp for young Palestinians in Gaza City January 29, 2015. Credit: Reuters/Suhaib Salem
(Reuters) – An Egyptian court on Saturday banned the armed wing of the Palestinian group Hamas and listed it as a terrorist organization. 143 more words
The Israeli government has published tenders to build 430 new settler homes in the occupied West Bank, the head of an non-governmental organisation (NGO) that monitors settlement activity says. 435 more words
Welcome to Israel. Minimum waiting time for being interrogated: ten hours.
Since arriving to Palestine three weeks ago, I find myself confronted with a mixture of feelings and contrasting experiences – from being held for hours in the airport and questioned repeatedly by eight different security agents asking the same questions over and over again to the kindness and hospitality of the people in Abu Dis, it already feels like I’m adapting quickly to a place I will soon call home. 572 more words
The Fatah Movement said it would escalate the peaceful popular resistance in the West Bank through blocking roads and clashing with Israeli soldiers in flashpoint areas in protest at Israel’s confiscation of Palestinian tax funds. 230 more words