Palestinians protest after prisoner dies in Israel of cancer

JERUSALEM (Reuters) – Israeli prison guards fired tear gas to quell disturbances by Palestinian inmates on Tuesday after a prisoner serving a life sentence over an attempt to bomb an Israeli cafe died of cancer. Maysara Abu Hamdeya’s death threatened to raise tensions in the Israeli-occupied West Bank, where Palestinians, who view jailed brethren as heroes in a fight for statehood, have held several protests in recent weeks in support of prisoners.


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Can Kidney Transplants Ease Strain On Gaza ‘s Health System?

A Palestinian dialysis patient is treated at the Shifa hospital in Gaza City in 2010. Many kidney patients in Gaza struggle to get proper dialysis therapy because machines are often overbooked.


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Gaza bomb injures Israeli soldiers

Published: Nov. 6, 2012 at 5:30 AM BEERSHEBA, Israel, Nov.


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UPDATE: Palestine woman fatally wounded while crossing the road identified

UPDATE (3:05 p.m.) – A womanfatally woundedWednesday nightbyvehicle as she crossed the roadway in Palestine has been identified as 49 year old Sherri Thorton. The occupants of the Chevy were taken to the Palestine Regional Medical Center by private car. They were treated at the local hospital for minor injuries from broken glass


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18 held after tourists stoned in Jerusalem

Palestinians on the grounds of Jerusalem's Al-Aqsa mosque complex threw stones at tourists visiting the site. Picture: AP Source: AP ISRAELI police have arrested 18 Palestinians in the grounds of Jerusalem's flashpoint Al-Aqsa mosque complex after tourists visiting the site under police escort were stoned, police said. “`Stones were thrown at tourists and police officers


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Israel holds 18 after tourists stoned

Israeli police arrested 18 Palestinians in the grounds of Jerusalem's flashpoint Al-Aqsa mosque complex on Sunday after tourists visiting the site under police escort were stoned, police said. “Stones were thrown at tourists and police officers


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“Israel” lures Gaza man offering medical treatment and arrests …

Hanan, who was being treated at the European Hospital in Gaza , was urgently referred to another facility in 1948-occupied Palestine and had received entry permits for her and her brother in November of last year.


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