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28.06.2016

Turkey and Israel to normalize ties again after six years

Turkey and Israel to normalize ties again after six years

  Turkish Prime Minister Binali Yıldırım on Monday announced the signing of a Turkish Israeli deal to normalize relations between the two, after six years of ‘strained ties.’ Turkish and Israeli delegations on Sunday have met in Rome to finalize details of the deal. The Turkish-Israeli affairs were suspended in… »

14.03.2016

Palestinian wins best teacher in the world

Palestinian wins best teacher in the world

On Sunday night, the Palestinian teacher Hanan Al-Hroub won the one million dollar Global Teacher Prize amongst ten teachers nominated from all over the world. About a month ago, the prize, organized by the Varkey Foundation, has chosen ten finalists from countries all over the world including Kenya, India, Pakistan,… »

26.03.2013

Palestinian women demand protection under the law

Palestinian women demand protection under the law

Tuesday 26th March, dozens of women protested outside Prime Minister Salam Fayyad’s Ramallah office demanding the adaptation for laws that would protect them against violence and crime. Woman’s Affairs Technical Committee (WATC) member, Lubna Ashqar, told Palestinian official news agency WAFA that they want a law that “can ensure dignity and justice… »

25.03.2013

‘Yalla Shabab’, new initiative launched by European and Palestinian youths

‘Yalla Shabab’, new initiative launched by European and Palestinian youths

The European Union and Young Entrepreneurs Palestine launched a new youth initiative “Yalla Shabab” that includes several activities in partnership with Palestinian youth in the West Bank and Gaza such as lectures at Palestinian universities about the current affairs, volunteer days, cultural activities, and a reporting competition on water issues… »

15.01.2013

Israeli forces beat activists returning to Palestinian Village, Bab Al-Shams

Israeli forces beat activists returning to Palestinian Village, Bab Al-Shams

On Tuesday 15th January, dozens of Palestinian activists attempted to return to the Palestinian village of Bab al-Shams (Gate of the Sun) they recently erected in the E1 area between Jerusalem and Ma’ale Adumim, which was violently evicted on Sunday by the Israeli forces. According to the Palestinian Solidarity Movement… »

14.01.2013

Israeli Occupation Demolishes Palestinian Houses, Structures in Hebron

Israeli Occupation Demolishes Palestinian Houses, Structures in Hebron

Following on Pressenza’s recent coverage of the eviction by Israeli forces of the attempted new village on Palestinian territories , Israel starts clearing more land in preparation for settlements. On Monday 14th January, bulldozers of the Israeli occupation authority demolished several Palestinian houses, agricultural structures and barracks belonging to al-Hathaleen… »

13.01.2013

Palestinian Village of Bab Al-Shams Violently Evicted

Palestinian Village of Bab Al-Shams Violently Evicted

Although established on privately owned Palestinian lands, Israel forcefully expelled residents of the village in a pre-dawn raid this morning. Six required medical attention Sunday 13th January, shortly before 3 am, hundreds of Israeli cops and soldiers staged a raid on the newly founded Palestinian village of Bab Al-shams (Gate… »

12.01.2013

Palestinian, International Activists Storm E1 Zone, New Palestinian Village to be Built

Palestinian, International Activists Storm E1 Zone, New Palestinian Village to be Built

On Friday 11th January, dozens of Palestinian activists from the Palestinian Popular Resistance stormed Area E1, which connects Jerusalem with Ma’ali Adumim settlement, and started to erect tents in preparation to start building a new Palestinian village under the name Bab As-Shams (Gate of the Sun). Around 200 Palestinian and… »

25.09.2012

Brazilian President: “A free and sovereign Palestine will contribute to peace and stability in the region.”

Brazilian President: “A free and sovereign Palestine will contribute to peace and stability in the region.”

The president of Brazil, Dilma Rousseff, said today, September 25, 2012, in her intervention in the General Assembly of the UN, that the Brazilian government recognizes Palestine as a member State of the UN, and reiterated their support for the freedom of Palestinians. Highlighting the intensification of conflicts in the… »

24.09.2012

Palestine: International Activists Protest against Construction of the Apartheid Wall

Palestine: International Activists Protest against Construction of the Apartheid Wall

On Sunday 23rd September, 50 international solidarity activists staged a sit-in adjacent to the Israeli Apartheid wall that was constructed on the land of the village of Faqua’ northeast of Jenin. They also organized an “evening of art” at the place, though Israeli forces attempted to stop them. Security and… »

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