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2010-12-07 12:23:00

NEW YORK, Dec. 7, 2010 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- AJC strongly condemned the remarks of a Palestinian Authority Minister who accused the Israeli authorities of being deliberately slow to rescue Palestinian inmates of the Damon prison, after their lives were endangered by the forest fire which has engulfed the north of the country. As has been widely reported, 41 Israeli prison guards were incinerated in a bus as they raced to the beleaguered prison. (Logo:...

2009-10-28 18:01:00

WASHINGTON, Oct. 28 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Mercl, the Middle East Research Center, announces an urgent press briefing, Oct 30 2009, 8:30 AM. Venue: National Press Club, First Amendment Room Presenters: Dr. Arnon Groiss, Director of Research, IMPACT: Institute For Monitoring Peace & Cultural Tolerance in School Education, http://www.impact-se.org/ David Bedein, Director, Center for Near East Policy Research & Israel Resource News Agency, www.IsraelBehindTheNews.com Topics:...

2008-10-25 15:00:06

The Palestinian Authority has sent police reinforcements to the West Bank city of Hebron to counter the influence of Hamas militants, Israeli officials say. The unnamed officials told the BBC they approved a request by Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas to deploy 500 police officers in Hebron, where several hundred Jewish settlers living amid 150,000 Palestinian Arabs has caused the city to become a flash point between Hamas and the Palestinian Authority. Hamas, which gained control of...

2008-08-20 12:00:44

By KHALED ABU TOAMEH The Palestinian Authority is concerned about the apparent rapprochement between Hamas and Jordan, a PA official in Ramallah said Monday. The official said that the PA has asked Jordan to clarify its position regarding reports about a series of meetings that took place in Amman recently between senior Hamas representatives and Jordanian government officials. "We are trying to find out from our Jordanian brothers what's going on with Hamas," the PA official told...

2008-08-04 09:00:17

Text of report in English by independent, non-governmental Palestinian Ma'an News Agency website ["Fatah: Hamas' Turn to Release Prisoners" - Ma'an headline] Ramallah, 4 August (Ma'an) -A spokesperson from the Fatah information office asked on 3 August for an official response from Hamas on the continued detention of high-ranking Fatah leaders in the Gaza Strip, including Dr Zakariyya Al-Agha. "Hamas and its armed groups have detainined Fatah leaders in the Gaza Strip for the fourth...

2008-08-04 09:00:17

Palestinian supporters of the Fatah faction who fled to Israel from Gaza during weekend fighting will be transferred to the West Bank, officials said Monday. Israeli Defense Minister Ehud Barak reportedly made the decision late Sunday, the Israeli newspaper Haaretz said. The group of 188 Palestinians showed up Saturday at a checkpoint along the Gaza-Israel border pleading to enter the country to escape militants from the rival Hamas faction, which has controlled Gaza since last year. The...

2008-08-04 06:00:13

By From news reports About 30 pro-Fatah Palestinians who had fled to Israel after fierce clashes in the Gaza Strip were sent back to the enclave Sunday by Israel, and Hamas, the Islamist group that controls Gaza, said its forces had immediately detained them. The refugees who returned were among 180 supporters of President Mahmoud Abbas of Fatah who were granted refuge in Israel on Saturday after 11 Palestinians were killed and more than 90 wounded during a Hamas assault on their Gaza...

2008-08-04 00:00:07

By The Associated Press GAZA CITY, Gaza Strip (AP) - Hamas forces battled Fatah-linked fighters with mortars and machine guns in a crowded Gaza neighborhood Saturday, leaving at least nine dead in the worst Palestinian infighting in nine months.About 80 people were injured, 12 of them children, hospital officials said.Loud explosions and gunfire could be heard throughout the day in the Gaza City neighborhood of Shijaiyeh, a stronghold of the Fatah-allied Hilles clan. Hamas accuses the clan...

2008-08-04 00:00:06

By Donald Macintyre About 30 Palestinians among the 180 who had fled Gaza into Israel after a lethal internal battle in the east of the Strip were sent back to Gaza yesterday and then detained by Hamas forces. A total of 11 Palestinians were killed in the fighting between members of the mainly pro-Fatah Hilles clan and the Hamas forces over the weekend in the Shajaia district of Gaza. While some of those who fled are expected to go to Ramallah in the West Bank, and others who are...

2008-08-03 12:00:10

By Ibrahim Barzak and Dalia Nammari Associated Press GAZA CITY, Gaza Strip -- Hamas forces battled Fatah-linked fighters with mortars and machine guns in a crowded Gaza neighborhood Saturday, leaving at least nine dead in the worst Palestinian infighting in nine months. About 88 people were injured, 12 of them children, hospital officials said. Loud explosions and gunfire could be heard throughout the day in the Gaza City neighborhood of Shijaiyeh, a stronghold of the Fatah- allied...