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Federal govt probes Nigerian visa granted to suspected terrorist

THE Permanent Secretary, Ministry of Foreign Affairs, Ambassador Bulus Lolo, said the Federal Government had begun investigations on a wanted suspected terrorist granted visa in Lebanon to visit Nigeria. 258 more words


Bad fact checking: 'The Nation' fails Palestinian women


An article published on August 19 at the left-leaning US Magazine The Nation seemed to have high hopes for shedding light on discrimination Arab women in Israel face.   1,740 more words

Israel suspends detention of Palestinian hunger striker

Israel’s Supreme Court has suspended the detention order of a hunger-striking Palestinian prisoner, releasing him while he receives medical care.

Mohammed Allaan, who had refused food for 65 days, ended his hunger strike in front of medics at the Barzilai hospital after the ruling late on Wednesday. 60 more words


Day #44 - Aug. 19, 2014 - End of the Ceasefire

On August 19, 2014, Israel walked away from talks in Cairo which were held to discuss terms for a permanent ceasefire, and the fighting resumed. Initially, Hamas had demanded an end to Israel’s suffocating 8-year siege on the Gaza Strip. 305 more words


Israel News | Incarcerated Palestinians

Israel looks to release Palestinian hunger-striker after months of charge-less detention
  • Israeli authorities have offered release to prisoner Mohammad Allan on the condition that he be exiled for four years.
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Law & Politics

A Look into Electronic Intifada

Electronic Intifada, an online blog founded by Ali Abunimah, bills itself as many things. It is, to borrow from its “About” page:

The Electronic Intifada is an independent online news publication and educational resource focusing on Palestine, its people, politics, culture and place in the world.

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What is LEAP and why did I decide to become involved ?

What is LEAP and what made me want to become a part of it? Firstly I would just like to quickly mention that LEAP is a US based organisation which stands for learning for the Empowerment and Advancement of Palestinian Refugees. 847 more words