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Hamas re-elects Haniyeh as politburo chief for new term

The Siasat Daily 03 Aug 2021
Gaza ... in an Israeli airstrike in Gaza city in 2004 ... Hamas’ internal elections start with electing the political offices of the movement in the Gaza Strip, the West Bank and abroad, and then electing the chief and the deputy chief of the movement’s politburo.
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Florida Takes Aim at Ben & Jerry’s Parent Company Unilever Over Israel Boycott

CBS Sports 03 Aug 2021
TALLAHASSEE (CBSMiami/NSF) — State investment in the parent company of the Ben & Jerry’s ice-cream chain could be blocked later this year after Ben & Jerry’s announced plans to stop selling its products in the West Bank and Gaza.
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Supporting the Palestinian Health Sector: Germany and UNDP Handover Medical Equipment to Support Hospitals in the West Bank

Reliefweb 02 Aug 2021
*Ramallah, 13 July 2021 – *The German Representative Office in Ramallah and the United Nations Development Programme handed over specialized medical equipment in support of critical health facilities in the West Bank to the Minister of Health, Dr Mai Al-Kaila today ... German Representative Office in Ramallah.
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Supporting the Palestinian Health Sector: Germany and UNDP Hand over Medical Equipment to Support Hospitals in the West Bank

Reliefweb 02 Aug 2021
Ramallah, 13 July 2021 – The German Representative Office in Ramallah and the United Nations Development Programme handed over specialized medical equipment in support of critical health facilities in the West Bank to the Minister of Health, Dr Mai Al-Kaila today ... German Representative Office in Ramallah.
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Haniyeh re-elected as chief of Palestinian resistance movement Hamas for 4 more years

Press TV 01 Aug 2021
Ismail Haniyeh has been re-elected as head of the Palestinian resistance movement Hamas, following an internal election by party members in the besieged Gaza Strip. "Brother Ismail Haniyeh was re-elected as the head of the movement's political office for a second time," an unnamed Palestinian official told Reuters on Sunday.
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Decades-old Gaza homes make way for high-rises amid housing crunch

The Jerusalem Post 04 Aug 2021
We now have 2.2 million people in the Gaza Strip with an annual growth rate of 3.2%," Gaza City mayor Yahya al-Sarraj said in his office in the center of the Old City, a bustling hub of market stalls and traffic jams ... Gaza is one of world's oldest cities, estimated to date back 5,000 years ... Many of them sought refuge in Gaza.
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Palestine Solidarity Caucus: Brown can no longer be ‘progressive except for Palestine’

The Brown Daily Herald 04 Aug 2021
During the 11-day Israeli military assault on Gaza in May, at least 256 Palestinians were killed. The Israeli state targeted and pulverized residential buildings, schools, bookshops, media offices, vital infrastructure and medical facilities in Gaza amid the global pandemic.
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Occupied Palestinian Territory (oPt): Response to the escalation in the oPt - Situation Report No. 8 (8-28 July 2021)

Reliefweb 30 Jul 2021
In Gaza, about 8,220 internally displaced people (IDPs) remain with host families or in rented accommodation ... In response, on 25 July, Israeli air forces struck military targets in Gaza ... According to the Office of the High Commissioner for Human Rights (OHCHR), during the escalation in Gaza in May, 260 Palestinians were killed, including 66 children.
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Israeli shoots Palestinian in East Jerusalem

The National 30 Jul 2021
Protests before the Supreme Court hearing initially scheduled for May were met with an intense response by Israeli police, who used mounted officers, rubber bullets, tear gas and foul-smelling “skunk liquid" against demonstrators. Some protesters threw stones at police officers ...
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Casualties in the 2021 Gaza War: How many and who were they?

Cleveland Jewish News 29 Jul 2021
In Gaza, the Hamas-run Ministry of Health claimed 256 deaths ... The United Nations Office for the Coordination of Humanitarian Affairs (OCHA) wrote, “[A]t least 253 Palestinians have been killed, 129 of whom were civilians.” ... It is critical to emphasize that not all deaths in Gaza were caused by Israeli weaponry.
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Israel's political culture is still stuck in the gutter - opinion

The Jerusalem Post 29 Jul 2021
One recent example took place in May during Israel’s anti-Hamas operation in Gaza City, when the Air Force bombed the al-Jalaa tower, a 12-story office building that was home to the bureaus of the Associated Press and Al Jazeera ... Press’s offices in the Gaza Strip.
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Gaza: Apparent war crimes during may fighting

Reliefweb 27 Jul 2021
On May 12, the Office of the Prosecutor of the International Criminal Court (ICC) indicated that it was monitoring the situation in Gaza. The prosecutor’s office should include in its Palestine investigation Israeli attacks in Gaza that resulted in apparently unlawful ...
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Gaza: Apparent war crimes during May fighting [EN/AR/HE]

Reliefweb 27 Jul 2021
On May 12, the Office of the Prosecutor of the International Criminal Court (ICC) indicated that it was monitoring the situation in Gaza. The prosecutor’s office should include in its Palestine investigation Israeli attacks in Gaza that resulted in apparently unlawful ...
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A Palestinian State Would Cripple US Interests in the Region

The Algemeiner 25 Jul 2021
Palestinian police officers loyal to Hamas march during a graduation ceremony in Gaza City, April 29, 2019 ... In fact, no Arab-Israeli war erupted due to — or on behalf of — the Palestinians, and no Arab countries intervened militarily in Israel’s wars against Palestinian terrorism in Lebanon, Judea and Samaria, and Gaza.
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