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All Palestine

Jan07

The West Bank: Israel detains settlers over killing of Palestinian woman

By: MEE Source: MEE Israel has arrested five Jewish seminary students in the occupied West Bank in connection with a rock attack on a Palestinian car that killed a woman, the Israeli domestic intelligence service said on Sunday. The detainees “are suspected of grave terrorist offences including murder”, the Shin Bet service said in a statement after a court order limiting media coverage of the 30 December arrests was lifted, Reuters reported. Aisha al-Rabi, 47, suffered a fatal head wound from a rock thrown at her car near the Palestinian city of Nablus on 12 October. The West Bank sees regular attacks by settlers, some of whom identify with radical Jewish groups, on...

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Jan04

Gaza: Palestinian Authority office raided

By: MEE Source: MEE Masked men raided the office of a television station funded by the Palestinian Authority (PA) in Gaza on Friday, its staff said, causing damage to equipment. There was no immediate claim of responsibility for the incident, though the staff and a PA official said they held the Hamas movement, which has governed the Gaza Strip since 2007, responsible. Five armed men entered the offices of the Palestinian Broadcasting Corporation (PBC) in Gaza City, official Palestinian news agency WAFA reported. The PBC is funded by the West Bank-based Palestinian Authority and its Gaza office shares a building that hosts several media outlets including Palestine TV, the mouthpiece of the...

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Dec29

Israel vows to block Palestinian bid to become full UN member

By: AFP Source: AFP via Jordan Times UNITED NATIONS, United States — Israel has vowed to work with the United States to block a bid by the Palestinians for full membership in the United Nations, a move that would confer international recognition of Palestinian statehood. Palestinian Authority Foreign Minister Riyad Al Maliki said Wednesday that he will submit a request next month to the Security Council for full UN membership, according to the official Wafa Palestinian news agency. “We are preparing to stop the initiative,” said Israel’s UN ambassador Danny Danon in a statement. “The Palestinians pay terrorists and encourage violence yet seek to become a member state of the United...

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