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Khudari: 80% of population in Gaza below poverty line

MP Jamal al-Khudari, Head of the Popular Committee against the Siege, said that 80% of the population in Gaza are stuck below poverty line and the unemployment rate has jumped to 60%, hitting the highest percentages in the world. In a press statement on Friday, Khudari stressed the necessity to …

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Al-Aqsa Preacher warns of Israeli Judaization plans

Preacher of al-Aqsa Mosque, Sheikh Ismail Nawahda, warned of the Israeli plans aimed at Judaizing the cities of Occupied Jerusalem and al-Khalil. He condemned Israeli offensive practices against Palestinians through collective punishment policy. Nawahda said in his Friday Khutbah (sermon) that Israeli occupation authorities (IOA) have been working on changing …

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Syrian army, allies advance towards Deir al-Zor

SMA - reutres Syria’s army and its allies advanced towards their enclave in Deir al-Zor, besieged by Islamic State forces, on Sunday, taking al-Kharata oil field, a war monitor reported. Syrian President Bashar al-Assad has focused this year on the campaign in Syria’s desert, striking eastwards in a multi-pronged assault …

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