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Olive Revolution in pictures

29 August 2011 | International Solidarity Movement, West Bank On the final Friday of Ramadan, Palestinians and supporters alike peacefully marched towards Jerusalem from four directions in a symbolic attempt to enter Jerusalem, which has been illegally annexed by Israel, ...

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Jewish settlers storm the Aqsa Mosque

8 August 2011 | The Palestine Information Center Tension is running high in the holy Aqsa Mosque in occupied Jerusalem after Jewish settlers stormed and roamed the plazas of the holy site at the early morning hours on Monday. The ...

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Bedouin community endures demolitions

24 July 2011 | International Solidarity Movement, West Bank On July 24th at around 1PM, a bulldozer accompanied by 10 military jeeps arrived in the Bedouin community of Mughayyar ad-Deir, about 12 km north east of Jerusalem, near the Ma’ale Michmas ...

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Israeli military targets al Khalayla in demolitions

11 July 2011 | International Solidarity Movement, West Bank On Monday, July 11th, the Israeli military demolished 5 buildings of local Palestinian businesses in the closed neighborhood of al -Khalayla near al-Jib village outside of Jerusalem. At 6:30am the owner of a ...

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Israel okays 942 new settler homes in East Jerusalem

5th April 2011 | Ma’an News Agency Jerusalem city council on Monday approved the construction of 942 new Jewish-only homes in Gilo settlement in occupied East Jersualem, a councillor told AFP. Elisha Peleg, from the right-wing Likud party, confirmed that ...

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Violence and trauma grips Silwan once again

5 March 2011 | Wadi Hilweh Information Center Violent confrontations erupted in Silwan yesterday, with clashes sparked in Samer Sarhan Street and spreading throughout various districts of the village. Witnesses state that in addition to firing heavy amounts of rubber ...

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Anglican Bishop of Jerusalem’s visa revoked

02 March 2011 | Arieh Cohen Sheil Dawani is considered a foreigner, having been born in Nablus, while the Anglican cathedral and offices are in East Jerusalem. Without a visa, in theory he can be arrested and deported at any ...

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