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Erekat: “National Reconciliation is Imperative to Achieve Just and Lasting Peace”
Friday, 25 April 2014 09:31

RAMALLAH, April 24, 2014 – (WAFA) – Member of PLO Executive Committee Saeb Erekat expressed severe disappointment at Israel’s reaction to the announcement of Palestinian national reconciliation.

“Israeli Prime Minister Netanyahu and his government were using Palestinian division as an excuse not to make peace. Now they want to use Palestinian reconciliation as an excuse for the same purpose. This is utterly absurd. The only logical conclusion is that Netanyahu’s government does not want peace,” said Erekat.

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PLO, Hamas announce agreement to end political division
Thursday, 24 April 2014 09:40
   GAZA CITY (Ma'an) -- PLO and Hamas representatives announced an historic unity deal on Wednesday to bring to an end more than seven years of political division between the main Palestinian political parties.
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“RESURRECTION AND ISRAELI RESTRICTIONS” EASTER IN JERUSALEM
Tuesday, 22 April 2014 09:52

State of Palestine

Palestine Liberation Organization

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            “RESURRECTION AND ISRAELI RESTRICTIONS” EASTER IN JERUSALEM

 

INTRODUCTION

Occupied East Jerusalem is the center of Palestinian celebrations, whether Easter or Ramadan. For Christians, Jesus Christ preached in Jerusalem and was later judged, cruci?ed and resurrected there. For Muslims, Jerusalem is where the prophet Muhammad ascended to the heavens and the ?rst place towards which Muslims prayed, before Mecca.

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Dr. Ashrawi: “We commend the bravery and determination of all Palestinian prisoners”
Friday, 18 April 2014 08:53

PRESS RELEASE 

PLO Executive Committee 

Department of Culture and Information

 

PLO Executive Committee member, Dr. Hanan Ashrawi, marked Palestinian Prisoners’ Day by reaffirming that the freedom of the 5,224 Palestinian prisoners in Israeli prisons remains the PLO’s top priority:

“The Palestinian leadership is currently focusing its efforts on Palestine’s accession to the Four Geneva Conventions of August 12, 1949 and the First Additional Protocol, and ensuring their implementation in regards to occupied Palestine, with the issue of Palestinian political prisoners at the forefront.”

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25 Palestinian Worshipers Suffocate during Police Raid on Al-Aqsa Mosque
Thursday, 17 April 2014 11:15

JERUSALEM (WAFA) – The Israeli police forces raided al-Aqsa Mosque in Jerusalem on Wednesday, firing tear gas canisters, stun grenades and firebombs towards the worshipers, leaving 25 of them suffocated with tear gas, according to media sources and witnesses.

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