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2012-11-19 12:24:20

GAZA CITY, Gaza Strip, Nov. 19, 2012 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The office of RT channel in Gaza, located in al-Shawa media center, was destroyed after Israeli air strike early Sunday. Miraculously, production team was not injured. The office of RT's Arabic-language sister channel -- Rusiya Al-Yaum -- was struck by the Israeli forces in the Gaza Strip in the early hours of Sunday, November 18, approximately at 01:30 am local time. RT's reporter Suaeda al-Suerki and cameraman Mustafa...

2012-09-22 06:20:12

DOHA, Qatar, September 22, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- BQFP, Al Fakhoora and Georgetown launch I Shall Not Hate by Izzeldin Abuelaish 'In this book, Doctor Abuelaish has expressed a remarkable commitment to forgiveness and reconciliation that describes the foundation for a permanent peace in the Holy Land.' President Jimmy Carter I SHALL NOT HATE...

2012-05-18 06:20:23

NEW YORK, May 18, 2012 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- AJC praised the Obama administration's decision to provide additional funds to enhance Israel's Iron Dome defense system. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20100816/AJCLOGO) "Solid support for Israel's security is at the heart of the U.S.-Israel relationship," said AJC Executive Director David Harris. "With Gaza under the firm control of Hamas, a terror organization committed to Israel's destruction, Iron Dome is an essential and...

2012-04-16 02:30:23

RAMALLAH, Palestine, April 16, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- - 9.4% Growth in Net Revenues to reach US$ 522m - 14.6% Growth in EBITDA to reach US$ 232m - 13.7% Growth in Operating Income (EBIT) to reach US$ 179m - 11.6% Growth in Net Income Before Tax (EBT) to reach US$ 142m - 5.1% Growth rate in Net Income - 8.8% growth in customer base to reach 2.97m - Net Income reached US$ 128m - Total Assets reached US$ 811m...

2012-04-10 06:26:36

WASHINGTON, April 10, 2012 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Carol Chomsky Memorial Fund, in conjunction with Georgetown University's Center for Contemporary Arab Studies, are proud to present: Eyes in Gaza: What Did I See,What Can You do? Featuring Dr. Mads Gilbert. Dr. Gilbert will address the U.S. role in Israel's 'Operation Cast Lead,' the use of illegal weapons on a civilian population; the ethics of weapons' sales to countries that have used or tested weapons illegally; the aftermath of...

2011-10-18 12:44:00

Lauder: Hamas cares more for wellbeing of terrorists than ordinary citizens NEW YORK and JERUSALEM, Oct. 18, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The World Jewish Congress (WJC) today welcomed the release of IDF Corporal Gilad Shalit from his captivity in the Hamas-ruled Gaza Strip. "Gilad is finally coming home, which is wonderful news for his family and the entire Jewish people," WJC President Ronald S. Lauder said, adding: "Despite the enormously painful price that only Israel would...

2011-10-10 11:50:00

Arab Developer Network Initiative (ADNI) aims to boost incomes for over 1,000 Palestinian entrepreneurs in the first year PORTLAND, Ore., Oct. 10, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The global humanitarian agency Mercy Corps, Google.org and the Source of Hope Foundation have joined forces to launch the Arab Developer Network Initiative (ADNI) in the Gaza Strip and West Bank. Google.org, the philanthropic arm of Google, is supporting the first two years of this effort with a $900,000 grant,...

2011-07-29 05:48:00

RAMALLAH, Palestine, July 29, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- - 11.0% Growth in Net Revenues to reach US$ 257m - 16.3% Growth in EBITDA to reach US$ 115m - 16.3% Growth in Operating Income (EBIT) to reach US$ 91m - 16.6% Growth rate in Net Income - Net Income reached US$ 67m - Total Assets reached US$ 762m - Shareholders Equity reached US$ 545m H1-2011 Results Sabih Masri, Chairman of the Palestine...

2011-05-23 07:00:00

BOSTON, May 23, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- A poll of more than 1000 American Jews conducted by Frank Luntz, PhD of Luntz Global on behalf of CAMERA, the 65,000 member Committee for Accuracy in Middle East Reporting in America, May 16-17 finds continuing, deep support for Israel. Results show strong belief in Israel's commitment to peace efforts and apprehension about its existential situation and its Palestinian adversaries with their "culture of hatred." Survey respondents also...

2010-08-18 17:18:00

LOS ANGELES, Aug. 18 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- For the third consecutive year, a grant for $25,000 from The Prem Rawat Foundation (TPRF) will help St John of Jerusalem Eye Hospital (SJJEH) provide eye care to children in East Jerusalem, the West Bank and Gaza. With one of the world's fastest growing and economically poorest populations, this area is also one of the world's most difficult environments in which to provide services of any kind due to political strife. According to St John...