December 15, 2017
Salem-News.com (Apr-15-2017 21:55)
Lebanon`s Outlawing of Palestinian Civil RightsDr. Franklin Lamb, Salem-News.com
Update on the fighting at Ein al-Hilwe Palestinian camp in Lebanon
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It’s half a century overdue for Lebanon to grant Palestinian refugees, now the fourth post-Nakba generation, the most elementary civil rights to work and home ownership.
Salem-News.com (Mar-09-2017 09:48)
Basil of Al-Walaja: RIPProfessor Mazin Qumsiyeh, Salem-News.com
Others will speak of his martyrdom; I will speak of his life and what he told me. Basil would have wanted it told this way.
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In 2009, I met Basil and Shireen and started joining them in demonstrations in Al-Walaja village. On 6 March 2017, Basil was murdered by the Israeli army. He was 31-years old.
Salem-News.com (Feb-21-2017 13:00)
Comfort the AfflictedMazin Qumsiyeh, Salem-News.com
Look at the evidence provided and judge for yourself
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We in occupied Palestine continue to be guardedly optimistic even after watching the Kafkaesque political "plays" being performed to confuse the public and keep them in the dark and keep them fighting each other while the RICH GET RICHER AND THE POOR GET POORER.
Salem-News.com (Jan-26-2017 16:15)
Taking Action for Human RightsMazin Qumsiyeh, Salem-News.com
Marching on the streets is one method to peacefully resist.
The Jewish racist right wing government of Netanyahu just violated international law again by approving 2500 “housing units” for colonial settlers on Palestinian land.
Salem-News.com (Jan-11-2017 14:20)
Hope Fades for a Two-State Solution to the Israeli-Palestinian ConflictDr. Stephen Zunes Salem-News.com
Only 31% of Americans overall support the United States' blocking international recognition of Palestinian statehood. So who's calling the shots?
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Trump has appointed two strident advocates of Israel's right-wing settler movement to the key positions of U.S. ambassador to Israel and chief negotiator.
Salem-News.com (Jan-11-2017 01:23)
Gaza`s Lack of Electricity, a Problem With No End in SightShadi M. Salem for Salem-News.com
Electricity is turned on for 4 hours and then cut off for 20 hours every day.
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Unemployment has reached its highest level in history. Another obstacle is electricity which is only available for about four hours each day.
Salem-News.com (Nov-25-2016 16:40)
Forest Fires Raging Across PalestineDr. Mazin Qumsiyeh for Salem-News.com
The European pine tree, not indigenous to Palestine, is highly flammable.
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Over 200 forest fires are raging in Palestine (now renamed the Jewish State of Israel including its occupied Palestinian territories).
Salem-News.com (Apr-01-2016 20:18)
Artist Dom Martin Remembers the Plight of Palestinians on Land DaySpecial to Salem-News.com
Lest they be forgotten. 1.8 million people live behind closed walls, in Gaza.
Gaza epitomizes the epicenter of the harrowing ethos and pathos of human conscientiousness — the thesaurus to every psychological algorithm imaginable or inflictable upon a dispossessed people.
Salem-News.com (Oct-27-2015 16:07)
Palestinian Protests: Differences between Intifada III and Previous OnesSalem-News.com Foreign Affairs
Palestine has been on the verge of a widespread Intifada, which in Arabic means "to shake off".
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For more than two weeks, the atmosphere in Al-Quds (Jerusalem) and other cities in the West Bank and the Gaza Strip border is tense and inflamed.
Salem-News.com (Aug-01-2015 15:54)
Palestinian Baby Burns to Death in Arson Attack by Suspected Israeli SettlersSalem-News.com Foreign Affairs
The child was sleeping when the firebomb landed on his bed.
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A gang of suspected Israeli regime settlers have burnt to death an 18-month-old Palestinian baby boy while three of his family members were injured at dawn Friday after their house was deliberately set on fire in Duma, a town south of Nablus.