Saturday, 19 January 2013

Hamas political bureau member Ezzet Al-Resheq's page deleted by Facebook

BEIRUT, (PIC)-- Political bureau member of Hamas Ezzet Al-Resheq has denounced the administration of the Facebook social network for removing his page without giving any reasons.

He described the step in a statement on Saturday as “unjustifiable and unethical”.

Resheq charged the Facebook administration with “bias” and “unprofessionalism” when it comes to Palestinian legitimate rights.

He affirmed that removing his page would not succeed in silencing him or cutting his communication with others.

Facebook activists had noticed that Resheq’s page, which enjoys 27000 likes, was abruptly removed from the social network for the second time in a year. more

Malaysian premier to visit Gaza Monday

GAZA CITY (Ma'an) -- Malaysian Prime Minister Muhammad Najib Abdul Razak will visit the Gaza Strip on Monday, Palestinian sources told Ma'an.

The prime minister will be accompanied by his wife and foreign minister, the sources said. A delegation will arrive in Gaza on Saturday to prepare for the delegation.

Abdul Razak is set to spend ten hours in the Gaza Strip, during which he will inaugurate a school and other Malaysian-supported projects in Gaza.

He will be received by an official delegation at the Rafah border with Egypt, and meet with Gaza premier Ismail Haniyeh during his trip, the sources said.

In October last year, the Emir of Qatar made a historic visit to the Gaza Strip, the first head of state to enter Gaza since 1999. more