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Egypt-Gaza border opens under PA control for first time in a decade

GAZA (Reuters) – The Egypt-Gaza border opened under control of the Western-backed Palestinian Authority for the first time since 2007 on Saturday, raising residents’ hopes for easier passage in and out of the impoverished enclave.
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The U.S. Is Complicit in Slow-Motion Genocide in Palestine

BY Daniel Kovalik

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When I was a young man growing up in the 1980’s, it was hard to ignore the Palestinian struggle.  It was common, for example, to see posters of Yasser Arafat and Palestinian flags around town and to see people wearing their keffiyehs which Arafat made popular and which everyone then associated with the Palestinian cause.  791 more words

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Liberal Israeli leaders were contemplating genocide in Gaza already in 1967

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Levi Eshkol, prime minister of Israel in the 1960s.

“Perhaps if we don’t give them enough water they won’t have a choice, because the orchards will yellow and wither.”

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Palestine: Saudi Arabia, Egypt using Rafah crossing to pressure us

MEMO | November 17, 2017

The Rafah crossing between the besieged Gaza Strip and Egypt is being used a tool to pressure Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas to enter into US-backed peace talks with Israel, a Palestinian Authority official has said.

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Ethnic Cleansing, Racism, Zionism

Palestinian torture survivors hunt ghosts of their past

Palestinian torture survivors hunt ghosts of their past

 

Jesse Rubin The Electronic Intifada 14 November 2017

A scene from Raed Andoni’s Ghost Hunting.

Somewhere in Ramallah, footsteps echo against the concrete of an empty warehouse basement. 1,589 more words

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Video: Fighting to show the truth in Gaza

Video: Fighting to show the truth in Gaza

“I want to change my perspective, go and see different places in the world,” says Ezz Zanoun… 109 more words

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Weekly Report On Israeli Human Rights Violations in the Occupied Palestinian Territory (09– 15 November 2017)

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A house belonging to the family of Nemer al-Jamal was blown up in Beit Sorik village

Israeli forces continue systematic crimes in the occupied Palestinian territory (oPt) 9,020 more words

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