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British MP George Galloway Assaulted Over Israel Comments

Fez- George Galloway, a left-wing British MP known for his support for the Palestinians, was assaulted in a London street on Friday, according to AFP. According to the same source, Galloway sustained a suspected broken rib and bruising to his face in the attack which occurred on Friday evening as he posed for pictures with people in the Ladbroke Grove area. A man shouted a comment about the Holocaust and at ...

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Mimouna: The Moroccan Holiday Celebrated by Politicians In Israel

Rabat- Mimouna, the Moroccan Jews’ traditional holiday has become a national celebration in Israel, in which politicians attend events nationwide, reported Israeli media. Every year, as the Passover holidays are closed, Jews from Morocco don traditional dress and get ready to start celebrating Mimouna, a festival that features sweets, music, and visits to family members and to the homes of community dignita ...

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Israel to build 261 settlement units in Al-Quds, W. Bank

AL-QUDS-  Palestinians insist that Israeli settlement building must stop before a comprehensive Israeli-Palestinian final-status agreement can be reached. The Israeli government has approved plans to build hundreds of new settlement units in the West Bank and Al-Quds (occupied east Jerusalem), an Israeli anti-settlement group said. "These actions prove that the Israeli government is not serious and use the ...

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Rocket hits outskirts of Israel’s Eilat resort: security

JERUSALEM- At least one rocket struck the outskirts of Israel's southern Red Sea resort of Eilat on Monday, a security source told AFP. "At least one rocket was fired at Eilat and they found the remains on the outskirts of the city," he said, speaking on condition of anonymity, adding the searches were continuing. Neither the police nor the army could confirm rocket fire on the city, although residents had ...

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French Imams visit Israel to “promote tolerance between Jews and Muslims”

Sidi Ifni- French imams visited Israel from January 16-19 for the purpose of improving the image Muslims have about this country.  One of the goals of this 12-imam delegation is to dispel some past perceptions of Israel in the eyes of Muslims of France and push them to visit the Hebrew state.  “Many people think that it is forbidden or that it is dangerous, but when they hear the reactions and testimonials ...

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Saudi Arabia denies any cooperation with Israel against Iran

Fez- Saudi Arabia denied on Monday any contact or cooperation with Israel against Iran’s nuclear program. Like the overwhelming majority of Arab countries, Saudi Arabia has no diplomatic ties with the Hebrew State. The kingdom "has no relations or contacts with Israel of any kind or at any level," said a foreign ministry spokesman, quoted by state news agency SPA on Monday. British newspaper, Sunday Times, ...

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Israeli settlements threaten historical monastery

RAMALLAH- The spread of Israeli settlements threatens the 1,500 year old Saint Simon Fortress in the West Bank, a region for future Palestine state. Cemal Ed-Dik, Kefr Ed-Dik parliament speaker, told an Anadolu Agency correspondent that the monastery consisted one-room only until the Israeli government unearthed the rest of the building in order to reveal historical Jewish buildings in the region. Ed-dik cl ...

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Israeli soldiers, Jewish students storm Al-Aqsa Mosque compound

JERUSALEM (AA) – More than 100 Israeli soldiers and 20 Jewish religious students stormed the Aqsa Mosque compound in the city of Al-Quds (Jerusalem) on Tuesday, according to the Aqsa Foundation for Endowment and Heritage. In a statement, the foundation, which is devoted to protecting Al-Aqsa's Arab and Islamic identity, said 30 Israeli intelligence agents had stormed the compound through the Magharbah Gate ...

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US Vice President warns against WMDs at pro-Israel conference

WASHINGTON – Speaking at pro-Israel J Street Conference, Biden said a nuclear-armed Iran would fundamentally alter strategic framework of Middle East US Vice President Joe Biden Monday outlined the potential dangers of a nuclear-armed Iran, and hailed the recent adoption of a UN Security Council resolution that compels Assad to eliminate his chemical weapon stockpiles. Speaking at the pro-Israel J Street Na ...

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Palestinian coalition calls for week-long activities ‘to defend Al-Aqsa Mosque’

RAMALLAH - It said next Monday would be "a day of anger" against Israeli settlements in the occupied West Bank. A coalition of Palestinian cyber-activists have called for week-long activists against repeated violations by Israeli authorities against Al-Aqsa Mosque in the occupied city of Al-Quds (Jerusalem) and against the new Israeli settlement plans. The Coalition of Intifada Youth in Palestine, a self-st ...

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Israeli attacks on worshippers spark clashes in Jerusalem

JERUSALEM - Groups of Jewish settlers, often accompanied by Israeli security forces, have entered Aqsa Mosque complex on an almost a daily basis recently Clashes broke out between Palestinian worshippers and Israeli forces in Al-Quds (occupied East Jerusalem) on Friday. Eyewitnesses said the clashes erupted after Israeli soldiers attacked Palestinians praying outside Al-Aqsa Mosque, the third holiest site f ...

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Israel uses camera footage to incriminate al-Aqsa worshippers

JERUSALEM  – Al-Aqsa mosque has been the target of recent violations by Israeli settlers almost on a daily basis under the protection from Israeli policemen and army personnel Israeli policemen and prosecutors use footage by cameras fixed at the gates of al-Aqsa Mosque as evidence for incriminating the Palestinians who enter the prayer house before and during raids by Jewish settlers on the mosque, a Palest ...

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