Articles tagged with: palestine

Sawsan Abu-Husain
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on : Thursday, 21 Aug, 2014

Israel broke the ceasefire: Hamas deputy leader

Cairo, Asharq Al-Awsat—Hamas deputy leader Musa Abu-Marzuq accused Tel Aviv of deceiving the international community on Tuesday, following the breakdown of the fragile truce between the two sides. Speaking to Asharq Al-Awsat, he said: “Israel lied to the international community when it announced that three rockets had been fired from Gaza during the negotiations. This did not happen. The Palestinian resistance did not fire a single rocket towards Israel." Instead, Abu-Marzuq accus...

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Nasser Al-Haqbani
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on : Thursday, 14 Aug, 2014

We are seeking ICC probe into Israeli war crimes: Palestinian PM

Jeddah, Asharq Al-Awsat—The Palestinian government has begun the process of documenting the recent Israeli attacks on the Gaza Strip in a bid to push for an International Criminal Court (ICC) probe into potential war crimes committed by the Israeli government, Palestinian Prime Minister Rami Hamadallah told Asharq Al-Awsat on Thursday. “We have formed legal teams to document and seek legal opinion . . . In the current war on Gaza we have been documenting all attack...

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Asharq Al-Awsat
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on : Wednesday, 6 Aug, 2014

Gaza ceasefire holding on second day

Gaza and Cairo, Reuters—A Gaza truce was holding on Wednesday as Egyptian mediators pursued talks with Israeli and Palestinian representatives on an enduring end to a war tha...

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Asharq Al-Awsat
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on : Tuesday, 5 Aug, 2014

Israel withdraws troops, 72-hour Gaza truce begins

Gaza/Cairo/Jerusalem, Reuters—Israel pulled its ground forces out of the Gaza Strip on Tuesday and began a 72-hour truce with Hamas mediated by Egypt as a first step towa...

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Bakir Oweida
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on : Friday, 1 Aug, 2014

Opinion: What Happens When the Fighting Stops?

As mourners comfort each other over the passing of their loved ones, they often wish that the loss will be “the last of sad times.” But they are not aware that, in doing this, ...

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Mahmoud Abu Awad
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on : Friday, 1 Aug, 2014

Palestine’s Syrian Refugees: From the Frying Pan to the Fire

Gaza, Asharq Al-Awsat—Fadil Al-Wadiyeh, a Syrian refugee of Palestinian descent, thought it would be safer for himself and his family to return to the Gaza Strip rather than stay...

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Yousef Al-Dayni
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on : Thursday, 31 Jul, 2014

Opinion: Islamic Self-Delusion

I was recently speaking with a well-known “moderate” Islamist figure about the Islamic State of Iraq and Syria (ISIS) and how this terrorist group has managed to defame the tru...

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Asharq Al-Awsat
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on : Wednesday, 30 Jul, 2014

Israeli shelling kills 19 taking refuge in Gaza school: UN

Gaza, Reuters—Israeli shells blasted a UN-run school in a Gaza refugee camp on Wednesday, killing at least 19 people and wounding about 125 others taking refuge there, a ...

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Asharq Al-Awsat
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on : Tuesday, 29 Jul, 2014

Eid Under Fire

Gaza City, Asharq Al-Awsat—Civilian casualties of the latest Israeli offensive in Gaza passed the grim milestone of 1,000 fatalities last week, making this year’s Eid Al-Fi...

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Asharq Al-Awsat
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on : Saturday, 26 Jul, 2014

12-hour Gaza humanitarian truce takes hold

Gaza and Jerusalem, Reuters—Palestinians in the Gaza Strip poured into the streets on Saturday to recover their dead and stock up on food supplies after a 12-hour humanit...

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