Archive | October 30, 2010

Israel’s nuclear heads are trained at Muslims, period

[ 30/10/2010 – 03:56 PM ] By Khalid Amayreh Let us internalize some of the axiomatic strategic facts pertaining to the state-of-affair facing Arabs and Muslims in this region and beyond: The first fact is that the hundreds of nuclear heads and bombs which Israel possesses or is widely assumed to possess are not trained […]

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Political analyst: Egyptian officials informed of next Israeli strike on Gaza

[ 30/10/2010 – 05:11 PM ]   GAZA, (PIC)– Top Egyptian officials informed Palestinian authorities in Ramallah that Israel has its sights set on launching a military strike on the Gaza Strip by the end of 2010, political analyst Mustafa Al Sawaf said, adding that Cairo has placed conditions to hinder agreement between Palestinian factions […]

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IOA blocks travel of Palestinian MPs

[ 30/10/2010 – 04:35 PM ]   RAMALLAH, (PIC)– The Israeli occupation authority (IOA) on Saturday blocked the travel of MPs Mohammed Al-Tal and Mohammed Abu Juhaisha who were heading to Saudi Arabia to perform Haj (pilgrimage). Tal told the PIC reporter that he was forced back home from the King Hussien Bridge linking the […]

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Bardawil: Israel paving way for next strike on Gaza Strip

[ 30/10/2010 – 04:07 PM ]   GAZA, (PIC)– Senior Hamas official Salah Al Bardawil said during a political seminar staged by Hamas’s press bureau on Friday that Israel has been contacting Palestinian Authority officials to thwart national reconciliation efforts and ultimately point an accusing finger at Hamas to pave the way for a military […]

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Hamas condemns settlers’ assault on Jerusalem church

[ 30/10/2010 – 03:19 PM ]   DAMASCUS, (PIC)– Hamas condemned on Saturday the extremist Jewish settlers’ assault on a church in the western sector of occupied Jerusalem last night, holding the Israeli occupation authority (IOA) fully responsible for such a “disgraceful” act. The movement said in a statement that the crime was reminiscent of […]

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UNESCO asserts Ibrahimi and Bilal Mosques Islamic holy sites

[ 30/10/2010 – 02:21 PM ]   PARIS, (PIC)– The UNESCO executive board issued a decision affirming that the mosques of Bilal Ibn Rabah in Bethlehem and Al-Haram Al-Ibrahimi in Al-Khalil are Islamic holy sites and belong to Muslim Palestinians and they are not Rachel’s tomb and the cave of the patriarchs or part of […]

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Jewish settlers seize Palestinian home by force

[ 30/10/2010 – 02:39 PM ]   AL-KHALIL, (PIC)– Jewish settlers seized the house of Palestinian citizen Fayez Al-Salayme in the Baqa’a village, east of Al-Khalil, by force and expelled him and his family out of it. Local sources on Saturday said that the settlers beat up Salayme, who is carried to hospital for treatment. […]

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Egypt denies entry of European Gaza-bound aid convoy

[ 30/10/2010 – 02:34 PM ]   GAZA, (PIC)– Egyptian authorities have flat-out rejected requests by an international humanitarian aid convoy dubbed “The Road To Hope” to cross through Egypt to Gaza by land, exclusive sources told the PIC, adding that efforts are being made for the convoy to change its course by sea from […]

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Israeli pressures eliminate Turkey from presidency of EMPA

[ 30/10/2010 – 02:09 PM ]   RABAT, (PIC)– Israel used political pressures to eliminate Turkey’s representative from the presidency of the Euro-Mediterranean parliamentary assembly’s conference held in Morocco and have its deputy speaker of the Knesset Majalli Wahbi appointed as a deputy president of the conference, according to Hebrew website NFC. The website said […]

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PFLP slams Sudanese separatist Kiir’s remarks on his future ties with Israel

[ 30/10/2010 – 02:15 PM ]   GAZA, (PIC)– The popular front for the liberation of Palestine (PFLP) strongly denounced leader of the separatist people’s movement in Sudan Salva Kiir for declaring his readiness to normalize relations with Israel if the southern side of Sudan was separated from the north. Senior official of the PFLP […]

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Four shot and others injured in peace march in Ma’sara

[ 30/10/2010 – 10:37 AM ]   BETHLEHEM, (PIC)– Four activists were shot and others sustained breathing difficulties after Israeli occupation forces (IOF) suppressed a march in Al-Ma’sara on Friday. One activist was arrested in the incident. Marchers from the south Bethlehem village of Al-Ma’sara headed out carrying Palestinian flags and banners, condemning massacres against […]

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Shallah: PA’s insistence on its talks option may liquidate the Palestinian cause

[ 30/10/2010 – 10:28 AM ]   GAZA, (PIC)– Secretary-general of the Islamic Jihad Movement Ramadan Shallah warned that the Palestinian Authority’s insistence on adopting the option of peace talks with Israeli occupation would eventually lead to the liquidation of the Palestinian cause and the recognition of Israel’s right to exist as a natural part […]

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500 Palestinian workers detained in October

[ 30/10/2010 – 10:15 AM ]   RAMALLAH, (PIC)– Israeli occupation police and border guards detained 500 Palestinian workers in the current month of October including 20 women for working in 1948 occupied Palestine without permits. A statement for the Palestinian trade union in the West Bank said that 20 of those workers were held […]

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Mishaal: Resistance will rise again in the West Bank

[ 30/10/2010 – 08:29 AM ]   DAMASCUS, (PIC)– Head of Hamas’s political bureau Khaled Mishaal stated Friday that the resistance is the only way for the liberation of occupied Jerusalem, the return of refugees, and the establishment of the Palestinian state, and it will rise up against the Israeli occupation soon in the West […]

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