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Saudi Arabia bans 300,000 Palestinians from Makkah

Saudi Arabia bans 300,000 Palestinians from Makkah

Truth NGO – Saudi Arabia issued new directives banning up to 300,000 Palestinian refugees in Lebanon from performing pilgrimage, Alarab.qa reported yesterday. Reporting the Palestinian Institution for Human Rights (Shahed), the Qatari news website said that Saudi Arabia stopped issuing visas for Palestinian refugees in Lebanon who do not hold a Palestinian Authority (PA) passport. Shahed reported travel agents were …

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Israel arrests US student for supporting Palestinian cause

Israel arrests US student for supporting Palestinian cause

Truth NGO – US citizen Lara Alqasem, 22, has been held in detention in Israel’s Ben-Gurion Airport since last Tuesday, for supporting a Palestinian-led boycott campaign against the regime. Alqasem, who has a valid student’s visa and was registered to study a graduate course at Israel’s Hebrew University, was detained by Israeli authorities at the airport for supporting the Palestinian …

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Irish senator urges event to be canceled over ‘apartheid’ Israel

Irish senator urges event to be canceled over ‘apartheid’ Israel

Truth NGO – A senator from Irish nationalist party Sinn Fein has called Israel an apartheid regime and called on football officials in Belfast to withdraw from the upcoming games because they are to take place in Israel. Senator Niall Ó Donnghaile said the “apartheid” regime “is involved in the slaughter of Palestinian civilians, flagrant human rights abuses, while showing …

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US to cut off aid to Palestinian hospitals in al-Quds

US to cut off aid to Palestinian hospitals in al-Quds

Truth NGO – The United States has decided to cut off financial aid to Jerusalem al-Quds hospitals that provide cancer treatments and other critical care for Palestinians, amid warnings of the “collapse” of medical centers. Alessia Dinkel, the US State Department spokeswoman, told the National Public Radio (NPR) on Friday that the administration of President Donald Trump is cutting $25 …

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Ahed Tamimi banned from traveling abroad

Ahed Tamimi banned from teraveling abroad

Truth NGO – The girl’s father says he was told that he and his family would be barred from going on a speaking tour in Europe. Israel has banned Palestinian activist Ahed Tamimi and her family from travelling abroad, her father said, citing Palestinian authorities. Basim Tamimi told Anadolu Agency on Friday that he and his family had planned to …

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Kamel Hawwash: Israel sells itself as a western democracy while its an illegal occupier

Professor Kamel Hawwash is a British Palestinian engineering academic based at the University of Birmingham, United Kingdom. He is a commentator on Middle East affairs, Vice Chair of the British Palestinian Policy Council (BPPC) and a member of the Executive Committee of the Palestine Solidarity Campaign (PSC). He has kindly given TruthNGO an online interview on Palestine and other related issues. The questions are …

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The fallacy of Israel’s human shields claims in Gaza

Desperately trying to justify the killing of unarmed protesters, Israel once again uses its ‘human shields’ mantra. Article by Neve Gordon & Nicola Perugini in Aljazeera: It has become part of a macabre ritual. Each week, thousands of Palestinians stride towards the fence surrounding the small swath of land in which they have been imprisoned for years, as Israeli snipers …

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No, Israel Is Not a Democracy

No, Israel Is Not a Democracy

Truth NGO – From Ten Myths About Israel, out now from Verso Books. June 12, 2018 “Information Clearing House” – Israel is not the only democracy in the Middle East. In fact, it’s not a democracy at all. In the eyes of many Israelis and their supporters worldwide — even those who might criticize some of its policies — Israel …

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3 French companies involved in rail construction in illegal settlements

3 French companies involved in rail construction in illegal settlements

Truth NGO – At a time when the French government has publicly opposed the US decision to recognize Jerusalem as Israel’s capital, several organizations have published a report today, highlighting the participation of three French companies – EGIS and SYSTRA, subsidiaries of public institutions and ALSTOM – in the Jerusalem light-rail construction, the France Palestine Solidarity Association press release. This …

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Palestine, Jordan, Lebanon slam Israeli tax, land grab plans targeting churches

Palestine, Jordan, Lebanon slam Israeli tax, land grab plans targeting churches

Truth NGO – Jordan, Lebanon and Palestine have spoken out against Tel Aviv’s tax and land grab plans targeting churches in Jerusalem al-Quds, with Beirut and Amman describing the measures as a violation of international regulations. The Jerusalem al-Quds municipality recently canceled a tax exemption it had granted church-owned commercial properties in the Israeli-occupied city. It also announced plans to …

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