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Jerusalem Day protest in London (image by @RedaMawyBBC on Twitter)
international / non-violent action / news report Saturday July 26, 2014 00:49   image 1 image
The day set out each year to celebrate the city of Jerusalem has, this year, been dubbed the “Jerusalem Day of Rage”, in which hundreds of thousands of protesters worldwide have held thousands of protests to challenge the ongoing Israeli assault on Gaza. In Lebanon, Sheikh Hassan Nasrallah made a rare public appearance on Jerusalem Day on Friday to voice his support for the people of Gaza. read full story / add a comment
US Secretary of State John Kerry -- PNN photo archive
international / truce / news report Friday July 25, 2014 23:07   image 1 image
Israel has rejected a Gaza ceasefire proposal recently outlined by US Secretary of State John Kerry, according to Israeli public television. However, Haaretz now reports that a 12-hour "humanitarian" ceasefire has been negotiated. read full story / add a comment
US Secretary of State Kerry and Israeli Prime Minister Netanyahu preparing to pose for a photo in Tel Aviv before discussing a ceasefire in Gaza, 23 July 2014/Photo: US State Department
international / truce / news report Friday July 25, 2014 05:08   image 1 image
Talks to end the ongoing conflict in the Gaza Strip intensify and US Secretary of State John Kerry is now shuttling between Jerusalem and Cairo. read full story / add a comment
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international / international politics / news report Thursday July 24, 2014 09:48   image 1 image
Following the furor created by a tweet asking if Palestinian children killed in Gaza are “halal meat,” French politician Jacques Renaud is reportedly disavowing ownership of the Twitter account bearing his name. read full story / add a comment
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international / gaza siege / news report Thursday July 24, 2014 07:48   image 2 images
“With no regard to human life, Israel, the occupying Power, continues to slaughter entire families,” Palestine’s Permanent Observer to the United Nation, Ambassador Riyad Mansour, said during an open debate at the United Nations Security Council. Additionally, the OPEC Fund for International Development (OFID) has approved a $500,000 grant of humanitarian relief for Gaza's victims. read full story / add a comment
Al Ray Palestinian Media Agency
international / human rights / human interest Thursday July 24, 2014 06:43   image 2 images
Media Advisory from Zeinab al Hajj, Executive Director, The Sabra-Shatila Scholarship Program, Beirut
Lebanon-Washington, DC
Shatila Camp Lebanon
July 23, 2014

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international / international politics / news report Thursday July 24, 2014 05:13   image 1 image
Egyptian sources have reported that US Secretary of State John Kerry arrived in Tel Aviv, Wednesday morning, to meet with Israeli PM Benjamin Netanyahu to discuss the Palestinian resistance’s conditions to sign the elusive Egyptian-brokered ceasefire agreement. read full story / add a comment
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international / gaza siege / news report Wednesday July 23, 2014 22:28   image 1 image
UNRWA has strongly condemned the recent Israeli shelling of one of its schools serving as a shelter for hundreds of displaced Palestinians, in central Gaza. The UN Human Rights Council has launched a probe into Israel's actions in the region. read full story / add a comment
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international / international politics / news report Wednesday July 23, 2014 04:03   image 1 image
Following nationwide protests across South Africa against the ongoing Israeli attacks on Gaza (Israel has killed over 600 Palestinians including 150 children in the last 10 days) the African National Congress has called for the Israeli ambassador in South Africa to leave with immediate effect. read full story / add a comment
Empty Boeing 737 passenger cabin -- Magnus Manske/Wiki Commons
international / gaza siege / news report Tuesday July 22, 2014 22:48   image 1 image
Media reports are now surfacing to declare that, upon talks between political officials and UN chief Ban Ki-moon -- who asserted his "hope and belief" that an end to the conflict in Gaza could be "very near" -- international airlines have ceased flights to and from Israel indefinitely, citing security concerns. read full story / add a comment
Ecuadora Ambassador to Israeli (image by lainfo.es)
international / diplomacy / news report Tuesday July 22, 2014 13:18   image 1 image
The Ecuadoran Ambassador has been recalled from Israel, citing the ongoing Israeli assault on Gaza which began nearly two weeks ago, and has killed over 550 Palestinians. read full story / add a comment
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international / non-violent action / news report Tuesday July 22, 2014 07:32   image 1 image
In the 2014 African Literature Association (ALA) meeting in Johannesburg, the ALA approved a resolution supporting the academic boycott of Israeli academic institutions. read full story / add a comment
US Secretary of State John Kerry -- Connormah/Wiki Commons
international / international politics / news report Tuesday July 22, 2014 02:46   image 1 image
US Secretary of State John Kerry appeared to criticize Israel, Sunday, in candid remarks caught on an open microphone between television interviews, according to Ma'an News Agency. read full story / add a comment
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international / israeli attacks / news report Tuesday July 22, 2014 02:06   image 1 image
The UN Security Council expressed "serious concern at the escalation of violence" in Gaza, Monday, and has called for an immediate ceasefire. Mass protests continue across the occupied West Bank and Jerusalem, where Israeli forces took into custody at least eight people today. read full story / add a comment
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