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A woman walks up to the offices of the International Criminal Court in the Hague on July 1, 2002 (ANP/AFP/File Robin Utrecht)
international / international politics / news report Sunday August 24, 2014 05:03   image 1 image
Hamas has now signed a proposal for Palestinian application for membership at the International Criminal Court (ICC), in the Netherlands, through which legal action could be taken against Israel, a senior official of Gaza's ruling party said, on Saturday. read full story / add a comment
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international / palestinian attacks / news report Saturday August 23, 2014 13:45   image 1 image
UN PRESS RELEASE
23 August 2014, East Jerusalem

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international / truce / news report Friday August 22, 2014 22:45   image 1 image
Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas and an accompanying delegation landed in Cairo, on Friday afternoon, to begin a 3-day visit to the region during which he is scheduled to meet with Egyptian officials, with the aim of reaching a lasting state of truce with Israel. read full story / add a comment
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international / peace process / news report Friday August 22, 2014 13:51   image 1 image
Britain, France and Germany have reportedly launched a new UN bid which aims to end six weeks of horrific violence in the Gaza Strip. read full story / add a comment
Oregon G4S action (image by rebelmetropolis.org)
international / non-violent action / news report Friday August 22, 2014 10:16   image 3 images
A group of Palestine supporters occupied the office of the prison and security contracting firm in Portland Oregon on Thursday afternoon, calling on the company to end its affiliation with the Israeli prison system - a system which brutalizes inmates, imprisons children in adult facilities and engages in torture.
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The family of 16-year old Mohammed Abu Khder, who was kidnapped from east Jerusalem on July 2 and burned to death, stand outside the District Court in Jerusalem, on August 6, 2014 (AFP/File Ahmad Gharabli)
international / prisoners / news report Friday August 22, 2014 08:10   image 1 image
A US State Department official accused Israel, on Wednesday, of singling out for arrest the relations of Muhammad Abu Khdeir, the Palestinian teen who was tortured and burned alive last month by a group of Israeli settlers. read full story / add a comment
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international / peace process / news report Thursday August 21, 2014 14:59   image 1 image
The UN Security Council, yesterday, expressed 'grave concern' over the resumption of “hostilities” in Gaza, and called upon parties to resume negotiations to urgently reach a 'sustainable and lasting ceasefire,' according to Reuters. read full story / add a comment
Image from the protest in Melbourne (from @akaWACA on Twitter)
international / non-violent action / news report Thursday August 21, 2014 10:45   image 1 image
A group of twelve activists carried out an act of civil disobedience on Monday by conducting a sit-in at the office of US Senator Diane Feinstein in California, and another group was arrested in Melbourne Australia while occupying an Israeli drone-manufacturing plant and calling for an end to the Israeli assault on the Gaza Strip. read full story / add a comment
Al Ray archive photo.
international / israeli politics / news report Wednesday August 20, 2014 04:01   image 1 image
An Israeli official, Tuesday, denied a report regarding "understandings" between Israel and the US, in regard to a supposed gradual lifting of the blockade on Gaza. read full story / add a comment
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international / gaza siege / news report Wednesday August 20, 2014 01:13   image 1 image
Hebrew paper Yedioth Aharnoth reported, Tuesday, citing Israeli political sources, that Israel has agreed to gradually lift the ongoing siege imposed on the Gaza Strip. US Secretary of State John Kerry apparently intends to visit Israel next week. read full story / add a comment
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international / truce / news report Tuesday August 19, 2014 08:57   image 1 image
According to initial reported, negotiators, on Monday, agreed to extend the temporary truce in Gaza for another 24 hours, according to a senior Palestinian official. Head of the Palestinian team denied progress. read full story / add a comment
Luisa Morgantini at weekly anti-wall and settlements protest in Bilin -- photo: Jérôme Lafréchoux/Wiki Commons
international / diplomacy / news report Monday August 18, 2014 10:00   image 1 image
Former Vice President of the European Parliament and Italian Parliamentary Member, Luisa Morgantini, has stated that European campaigns in solidarity with the Palestinian people are increasing, particularly after the war crimes committed, by Israel, in Gaza. read full story / add a comment
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international / truce / news report Sunday August 17, 2014 13:13   image 1 image
Though indirect talks between Cairo delegation parties began anew, on Sunday, Israeli ministers are saying it's quite possible that no deal will be reached. read full story / add a comment
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international / international politics / news report Sunday August 17, 2014 07:40   image 1 image
EU foreign affairs ministers held a meeting in Brussels, on Friday, during which a number of conclusions on the Middle East Peace process were adopted, with special regard to the ongoing crisis in the Gaza Strip. read full story / add a comment
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