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20 years on, Hebron massacre haunts survivors

Source : AFP / 26 Feb 2014

Twenty years on, the massacre of 29 Muslims by a Jewish extremist as they prayed in a West Bank mosque still haunts Mohammed Abu Al-Halawa, a survivor who was left a paraplegic.

On February 25, 1994, Israeli settler Baruch Goldstein used an assault rifle to gun down worshippers in the Ibrahimi Mosque — revered by Jews as the Cave of the Patriarchs — in the heart of the southern West Bank city of Hebron, before he was beaten to death by those who escaped his hail of bullets.


Global firms drop out of Israeli tenders over boycott fears

Source : IINA / 20 Feb 2014

Leading international companies bidding to build private seaports here dropped out of the Israeli government’s tender due to concerns over the political repercussions, a report said on Tuesday.


Israel bars 70 Gaza patients over ‘Palestine’ logo

Source : AFP / 13 Feb 2014

The Israeli authorities have blocked 70 patients from Gaza from entering Israel to receive medical treatment because their transfer documents were marked “State of Palestine,” officials told AFP on Wednesday.

Until recently, official stationery has used the term “Palestinian territories.”


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