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Salem-News.com (Mar-27-2014 13:19)

Israel Put on Notice Throughout the World

“The real purpose of these hearings is to hold Israel accountable,” said American, David Schermerhorn, passenger on board Challenger 1. “In the past, Israel has committed horrendous actions against Palestinians and their supporters.”

(ISTANBUL) - Israeli's watching Mavi Marmara Internationals from 20 countries came to Istanbul to hear testimony on March 27, 2014 against Israeli officials and to offer their support to the victims on board the Mavi Marmara.

Many of these supporters had also been attacked on other flotilla boats; suffering wounds, unlawful detention, torture and theft of money, credit cards and possessions at the hands of the Israeli militants.

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Salem-News.com (Mar-13-2014 01:11)

Multiple Israeli Airstrikes Hit Gaza

The Israeli air forces also launched a strike on al-Quds Brigades in al-Qara neighborhood in Khan Younis, and another site belonging to the al-Qassam Brigades, the military wing on Hamas, west of Rafah.

(GAZA) - Israeli Attack in Gaza Israeli air forces launched air strikes across the Gaza Strip late Wednesday, with no immediate reports of injuries.

The Israeli air strikes came after Islamic Jihad said that it launched 130 rockets into southern Israel in response to Israel's killing of three of its members on Tuesday.

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Salem-News.com (Mar-11-2014 01:38)

Egypt`s Shameful Rejection of Mairead Maguire and Other Peace Advocates

The Syria Solidarity Movement declares its support for Mairead Maguire and other exponents of compassion, free speech, human rights and respect for diversity.

(DAMASCUS) - Mairead Maguire The Syria Solidarity Movement views with sadness and dismay the Egyptian government's denial of entry to Nobel Peace Laureate Mairead Maguire for the purpose of transiting to Gaza to attend the International Women's Day commemorations.

Ms. Maguire is a good friend of the Syria Solidarity Movement and has played a central role in the promotion of peace, justice and human rights...

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Salem-News.com (Mar-08-2014 10:28)

Just What the Spin Doctor Ordered: an Arms Shipment from Iran`s Government

Israel’s clandestine battle with weapons smugglers

(LONDON) - Salem-News.com An ‘explainer’ from the BBC is followed by Richard Silverstein’s interpretation. A Reuters report gives the basic facts as known at the time.

The announcement by Israel that it has seized a major shipment of weaponry heading to the Gaza Strip from Iran throws a spotlight on alleged ongoing attempts to arm militants there, and Israel’s aim to thwart them.

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Salem-News.com (Mar-06-2014 22:55)

Sexist Culture Still Bars Women from Driving in Saudi Arabia

International Women’s Day (March 8th) sees women in the desert kingdom of Saudi Arabia with little to celebrate.

(DUBLIN) - Salem-News.com A strong system of customs and laws in Saudi Arabia keep women heavily reliant on men for their basic day-to-day survival. A song satirizing Saudi Arabia’s driving ban for women, ‘No Woman, No Drive’, has the desert kingdom rocking. Dozens of Saudi women’s rights activists have been in trouble for defying the driving ban by staging "protest drives".

In the past, women have had a grim acceptance of their lot, but old ways are quietly being questioned for nowhere in the Koran does it say women cannot drive or lead a normal life.

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Salem-News.com (Mar-02-2014 14:30)

Donna Boyd of Portland, Oregon, Joins International Delegation of Women to Visit Women of Gaza

The delegation will be deliver solar lamps to Gaza's women.

(PORTLAND, OR) - Donna Boyd Donna Boyd is joining an international coalition of 100 women traveling to Gaza to witness the hardships facing the 1.7 million residents.

They will deliver humanitarian aid, and call attention to the need for a longer-term strategy to achieve peace and justice for Palestinians.

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Salem-News.com (Feb-26-2014 01:13)

`Lest We Forget` The Day Rachel Corrie Died

Ms. Corrie was a student at the Evergreen State College in Olympia, Wash.,

(CHICAGO) - Rachel Corrie Rachel Corrie was killed March 16, 2003, by an Israeli soldier who crushed her to death with an American-built Caterpillar bulldozer. Eleven years later, March 16, 2014, on the anniversary of her death, Rachel Corrie (right) will be remembered by her family and friends.

She will also be remembered on this anniversary, by those who celebrate and cherish a young American woman who said no to Israel’s occupation and no to the constant attacks on Palestinians and the destruction of Palestinian homes.

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Salem-News.com (Feb-25-2014 17:44)

The Ken O`Keefe Family Values Tour

World says goodbye to the mother of one of Gaza's most well known and substantial activists.

(SALEM) - Ken O'Keefe and Pat Johnson Pat Johnson, mother of Gaza activist and reporter Ken O'Keeft, died today.

Ken released the news, we are carrying this article as a tribute to Pat, who will always be remembered as an incredible mom and friend, we are sad she has left us, the world is a more empty place today.

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Salem-News.com (Feb-22-2014 11:27)

Egypt at War with Hamas

“Muslim Brotherhood and Hamas are not the voice of dissent in the Egyptian or Palestinian political scene, but actually they are the voice of disintegration”

(LONDON) - Egypt vs Hamas While Most Arabs seem to agree to disagree; there are few things they don’t argue over like Israel being the primal enemy of the Arab nation – well, after the so called Arab Spring even that is arguable now.

The fact that Israel is winning the conflict with the Arabs is due to many factors, mainly the US/EU political and military alliance.

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Salem-News.com (Feb-22-2014 03:44)

Egyptian Naval Ship Fires at Gaza Fishermen

The fishing boat was nearing Egyptian territorial waters, the Egyptian ship was stationed just within Palestinian territorial waters at the time

(GAZA World Bulletin/News Desk) - Gaza fishermen An Egyptian naval ship opened fire at a Palestinian fishing boat off the coast of the southern Gaza Strip early Saturday, Maan News Agency reported citing a Palestinian union official.

Nizar Ayyash, spokesman for the union of Gaza fishermen, told Ma'an that the Egyptian navy fired warning shots at a fishing boat off the coast of Rafah.

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