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Headlines From Palestine: October 09, 2014

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Ma'an Images

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Minister: Reconstruction Material to Enter Gaza Next Week

Palestinians will be able to begin importing reconstruction material into the Gaza Strip through Israeli-controlled crossings starting next week, Palestinian Minister of Civil Affairs Hussein al-Sheikh said on Wednesday.

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PA Presidential Guards , Ma'an Images

PA Presidential Guards , Ma’an Images

Palestinian Presidential Guards to Secure PM Hamdallah’s Visit to Gaza

Over 50 members of the presidential guard will accompany Prime Minister Rami Hamdallah on his visit to Gaza on Thursday, officials told Ma’an.

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REUTERS/Ibraheem Abu Mustafa (GAZA  -

REUTERS/Ibraheem Abu Mustafa (GAZA –

Israeli War Destroyed Gaza Antiquities

The small museum in al-Zanna village, bordering Khan Yunis, south of the Gaza Strip, represented the fruits of Abu Alian’s antiquity collection for over 32 years. He collected around 5,000 antiquities dating back to the Bronze, Stone, Roman, Byzantine and Modern ages.

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30 Ministers to Participate in Cairo Conference to Rebuild Gaza

The Egyptian Ministry of Foreign Affairs said on Wednesday that some 30 foreign ministers and more than 50 delegations will participate in the Cairo conference focused on rebuilding Gaza on Sunday

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West Bank and Occupied Lands

Ibrahimi Mosque, Hebron. Photo courtesy of Palestine Remembered

Ibrahimi Mosque, Hebron. Photo courtesy of Palestine Remembered

Israeli Occupation to Close Ibrahimi Mosque to Muslims for Jewish Holiday

Israeli forces will shut down Hebron’s Ibrahimi mosque to Muslim worshipers from Sunday morning to Monday evening to allow right-wing Jews to visit the holy place during Sukkot holiday.

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Media Freedoms Violations in Palestine During September 2014

September has witnessed a limited number of violations against journalists comparing to July and August, which witnessed the bloodiest and most severe violations in the history of the Palestinian media.

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Palestinian Ambassador to UN Affirms Government Will Go to ICC if no Dead-line for Withdrawal is Set

The Palestinian ambassador to the United Nations said Thursday his government will join the International Criminal Court if the UN Security Council refuses to set a deadline for Israel to withdraw from all Palestinian territory.

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AP Photo Majdi Mohammed

AP Photo Majdi Mohammed

Putin: Russia Willing to Recognize Palestinian State

Visiting Russian President Vladimir Putin praised his Palestinian counterpart Tuesday for what he said was a “responsible” position in negotiations with Israel, frozen for nearly four years, and said Russia had no problem recognizing a Palestinian state.

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Author: OccPalGaza

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