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2013-12-04 08:32:23

Partnership between Mercy Corps and Oasis500 gives budding technology firms initial financing and business-development mentoring PORTLAND, Ore., Dec. 4, 2013 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- After a highly competitive selection process, two technology startups in Gaza have been accepted into Gaza Sky Geeks, Gaza's first technology business accelerator. The budding firms - Datrios and DWBI Solutions - have designed new applications: a social networking app for sports fans and an app for...

2013-04-22 12:31:17

NURTURING RESILIENCE LOS ANGELES, April 22, 2013 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- On May 4(th), KinderUSA will host its annual Fundraising Banquet Dinner at the Hilton Long Beach. The program promises to be a moving and inspiring one with special guest speaker Dr. Mads Gilbert, author of the acclaimed book "Eyes In Gaza". Dr. Gilbert offers a powerful perspective that can only be told by someone who has worked on the ground in the most tragic of circumstances. (Logo:...

2012-11-28 16:21:36

WASHINGTON, Nov. 28, 2012 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The National Press Club expressed grave concern today about reports of recent attacks on reporters by Israeli military forces and urged militaries everywhere to safeguard the press during armed conflicts. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20080917/NPCLOGO) During their eight-day clash with Hamas earlier this month, Israel Defense Forces reportedly injured numerous reporters and killed in a drone strike three people who some say...

2012-11-25 12:20:13

Medical teams arrive, five planeloads of aid land at El Arish airport in Egypt WASHINGTON, Nov. 25, 2012 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ (MACP) -- Morocco continued its humanitarian aid operation for Palestinians in Gaza which was launched earlier this week by HM King Mohammed VI. Medical teams set up a field hospital and five planeloads of medical and food aid arrived Thursday and Friday at El Arish airport in Egypt (380 km east of Cairo) for transport to Gaza through the Rafah border crossing....

2012-11-21 12:23:33

NEW YORK, Nov. 21, 2012 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- AJC, the global Jewish advocacy organization, has provided Barzilai Medical Center in Israel with a grant to support its efforts to help the victims of rocket attacks from Hamas in Gaza. (Logo - http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20100816/AJCLOGO) "We are strengthened in spirit and in our ability to respond in the current crisis by AJC's generous act of friendship and support," said Dr. Chezy Levy, CEO and Medical Director of the...

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...

2012-04-10 06:28:40

LOS ANGELES, April 10, 2012 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- On May 5th, KinderUSA will host its tenth annual Fundraising Banquet Dinner at the Hilton Long Beach. The program promises to be a moving and inspiring one with special keynote speaker author and activist Norman G. Finkelstein, PhD. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20120410/DC84958LOGO) KinderUSA is the leading, longest operating American Muslim Charity organization working on behalf of the health and well-being of Palestinian...

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...