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Israeli Occupation Navy Opens Gunfire On Fishermen Off Gaza, Damages Boats

GAZA, May 3, 2015 (WAFA) – Israeli naval boats Sunday opened heavy machine gunfire at Palestinian fishermen while sailing offshore the city of Gaza within the allowed the fishing zone, according to local sources. 153 more words

Palestine

I Dream of Jordanian Landscapes

It turned out that getting permission to enter Saudi Arabia was one thing but remaining in the country without any interruptions was a completely other. 1,310 more words

The Roads Yet Travelled

*Freedom* Of Press Israeli Style: Israeli Occupation Forces Suppress Palestinian Journalists March

BETHLEHEM (Ma’an) — A number of Palestinian journalists were injured on Saturday when Israeli forces suppressed a peaceful march organised by journalists to mark World Press Freedom Day. 245 more words

Palestine

Israeli Occupation Forces Arrests 9 Palestinians in Jerusalem, West Bank, Assaults Many

ERUSALEM, May 3, 2015 (WAFA) – Israeli authorities Sunday arrested six Palestinians in East Jerusalem, including two minors, and three others in the West Bank, most of them during predawn and night raids, during which several Palestinians were assaulted, according to local and security sources. 178 more words

Palestine

Israeli Occupation Forces Destroyed Agricultural Lands In East Nablus With Military Vehicles

NABLUS, May 3, 2015 (WAFA) – Israeli army Sunday conducted military drills using live ammunition near the village of Khirbet at-Tawil, east of Nablus, causing damage to hundreds of dunums of Palestinian-owned land, according to local sources. 168 more words

Palestine

Saudis 'used cluster bombs' in Yemen

Human Rights Watch says it has evidence Saudi Arabia used cluster bombs banned by much of the world, including the UK.

from BBC News – Middle East http://ift.tt/1zG1wwx

Foreign Policy

VIDEO: Queuing for supplies in Kathmandu

Sanjoy Majumder reports on the problem of aid distribution to those affected by the Nepal earthquake

from BBC News – World http://ift.tt/1K2Agbw

Foreign Policy