Archive | October 13, 2010

Israeli intelligence, police elements storm Aqsa Mosque

[ 13/10/2010 – 10:32 AM ]   OCCUPIED JERUSALEM, (PIC)– Israeli intelligence agents on Tuesday entered the Aqsa Mosque’s compound and tried to enter its main “Qibli” mosque but were repelled by worshippers who closed the mosque’s main gate. Local sources said that Israeli policemen rushed to assist the intelligence elements in their tour as […]

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Egypt sets new conditions for entry of Lifeline 5 convoy

[ 13/10/2010 – 10:29 AM ]   LATTAKIA, (PIC)– Egyptian authorities have taken back a promise to ease entry of the Lifeline 5 convoy set to deliver humanitarian aid to Gaza. Egypt has now set new terms prohibiting some individuals and vehicles from entering the Gaza Strip. Lifeline 5 spokesman Zaher Beirawi told news links […]

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Haneyya: My cabinet ministers are ready to step down for the sake of Palestine

[ 13/10/2010 – 10:19 AM ]   GAZA, (PIC)– Palestinian premier Ismail Haneyya stated that the ministers of his government are all ready to give up their seats for the sake of the Palestinian cause, the return of refugees, the holy city and the liberation of Palestine. Haneyya made his remarks on Tuesday in a […]

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Eldad: Jordan is Palestine

[ 13/10/2010 – 10:05 AM ]   NAZARETH, (PIC)– Aryeh Eldad, a member of the Israeli parliament for the National Union party, called for the establishment of a Palestinian state in Jordan as part of solving the Israeli-Palestinian conflict. Eldad, who was speaking at the parliament, said that Jordan is Palestine and anyone trying to […]

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Rightist MK: Stone throwers should be put to death

[ 13/10/2010 – 10:11 AM ]   OCCUPIED JERUSALEM, (PIC)– Far right Israeli Knesset member Michael Ben-Ari called for the death penalty to be placed against “everyone who throws stones or endangers the lives of settlers.” The two Arab members of Knesset Talab Al Sane and Ahmed Al Tibi described Ben-Ari as an “extremist fascist”. […]

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Barhoum: Moeller in office proves the U.S., Fatah serve Israeli interests

[ 12/10/2010 – 07:25 PM ]   GAZA, (PIC)– Hamas spokesman Fawzi Barhoum said Michael Moeller’s presence in the West Bank confirms that a multinational authority is controlling the West Bank. Michael Moeller took office on Thursday as the new U.S. security coordinator for the Fatah Authority. His task is primarily to train PA security […]

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Lawyers from 20 countries discuss charges against Israel over flotilla massacre

[ 12/10/2010 – 07:34 PM ]   BRUSSELS / LONDON, (PIC)– The Freedom Flotilla alliance, meeting in Geneva on Monday, announced that dozens of lawyers from more than 20 countries will meet to discuss suits filed against Israel over its May 31 attack against the Gaza-bound flotilla that ended in the death of nine activists. […]

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Settlers confiscate tens of Palestinian cultivated dunums south of Nablus

[ 12/10/2010 – 07:28 PM ]   NABLUS, (PIC)– Zionist settlers south of Nablus city started on Tuesday to bulldoze Palestinian cultivated lands in preparation for annexing them to their settlement of Eli, reliable sources reported. They said that the bulldozers went on the rampage in Palestinian land owned by citizens in the villages of […]

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Israel to conduct security exercises in J’lem simulating human bombing operation

[ 12/10/2010 – 06:46 PM ]   OCCUPIED JERUSALEM, (PIC)– Israeli security forces have launched wide ranging security exercises in occupied Jerusalem that simulate human bombing operations against Israeli targets in the city. Israeli police told media the exercises begin on Tuesday morning and end at night in the vicinity of Jerusalem and roads leading […]

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Sources: Conditional Egyptian approval for entry of lifeline 5 to Gaza

[ 12/10/2010 – 06:49 PM ]   LATAKIA, (PIC)– Reliable sources in the Syrian port of Latakia told the PIC that Egypt had extended its “conditional” approval to the entry of the lifeline 5 aid convoy to the Gaza Strip via Egyptian territory. The sources said that the conditions are related to the types of […]

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Peres urges Abbas to conduct “behind-the-scene, quiet talks”

[ 12/10/2010 – 06:17 PM ]   NAZARETH, (PIC)– Israeli president Shimon Peres called on de facto Palestinian president Mahmoud Abbas to conduct “quiet (secret) talks” in order to reach bilateral understandings and agreements on the entire negotiations process. Peres, speaking during a meeting with the visiting Finnish President Tarja Halonen on Tuesday, said understandings […]

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