Archive | December 20, 2010

PressTV – Israel destroys Palestinian shops

Mon Dec 20, 2010 3:25PM The Israeli military has demolished a series of unfinished Palestinian shops in the occupied West Bank in line with its policies to destroy Palestinian properties. The shops, which were located in the vicinity of Kiryat Arbaa, were razed on Monday, AFP reported. Israel claimed that the shops destroyed had been […]

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Jerusalem man says he’ll demolish own home

    Published today (updated) 20/12/2010 16:59 JERUSALEM (Ma’an) — Usama Husein Ash-Shuweiki says he will demolish his own home in the Ath-Thuri neighborhood. Ash-Shuweiki built the home in 2005 but in 2009 Israeli authorities sentenced him to a 96,000-shekel fine for failing to secure a license. He delayed the demolition three times in court […]

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Palestine Think Tank » Internet and Communication Newswire Palestine » PALESTINE needs Knowledgeable People

By Guest Post • Dec 20th, 2010 at 14:27 • Category: Internet and Communication, Newswire, Palestine And to gain knowledge you need Scholarship for Training and University Services http://www.scholarship.p s had been launched on the 24th of October 2009, as an information website, aims to be the guide for Palestinians searching for scholarships, fellowships, internships and […]

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Son of MP Abu Jehaisha wounded during pursuit by PA militias

[ 20/12/2010 – 01:02 PM ]   Al-KHALIL, (PIC)– A son of Palestinian lawmaker Mohamed Abu Jehaisha was wounded as he was being chased on Sunday evening by militia men from the Palestinian authority (PA). Sources close to MP Abu Jehaisha said that one of his sons called Miqdad, 24, broke his leg after he […]

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MIFTAH – Last Call for a Peaceful Settlement

Date posted: December 20, 2010 By Joharah Baker for MIFTAH Send Article Printer Friendly Read & Post Comment User Comments: 0 Last week when US Secretary of State Hillary Clinton assigned blame to both the Palestinians and Israelis for the faltering negotiations process, the Palestinians took offense and for good reason. Not only had the […]

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Erdogan: Turkey still demands apology from Israel | Al Bawaba

Erdogan Turkish Prime Minister Recep Tayyip Erdogan on Monday said that there is no change in the Turkish position, demanding an apology from Israel following its deadly raid on the “freedom flotilla.” The Turkish leader noted that this message was conveyed to Israel during the recent talks held in Geneva recently between officials from both […]

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Israeli Government Slams Human Rights Report

Monday, 20 December 2010 16:34 Connie Hackbarth, Alternative Information Center (AIC) The Israeli government directly and indirectly attacked the international human rights organization Human Rights Watch following its release yesterday (19 December) of a report entitled Separate and Unequal: Israel’s Discriminatory Treatment of Palestinians in the Occupied Palestinian Territories. Mark Regev, a spokesperson for Israeli […]

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Palestine Think Tank » Analysis Israel Palestine Somoud: Arab Voices of Resistance » Dr. Moshen Mohammed Saleh – The Palestinian Authority and the Problem of Reform under the Occupation

By Guest Post • Dec 20th, 2010 at 13:28 • Category: Analysis, Israel, Palestine, Somoud: Arab Voices of Resistance Is real reform of the Palestinian authority possible? Or is reform simply a matter of “dancing to the Occupation’s tune?”   Also, can the types of reform be divided and classified in such a way so that […]

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Olive Trees and the ‘Feminisation’ of Poverty at a Jordan Bazaar | Al Bawaba

Hawash was one of dozens of rural women from across the region who showcased their crafts and stories at the opening of the Regional Rural Women’s Bazaar on Wednesday Facing economic hardships in her West Bank village, Najieh Hawash turned to the one thing she has known her entire life: olive trees. Hawash’s olivewood carvings […]

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PNN – Israel’s Military Announces Deployment of New ‘Windbreaker’-Enabled Tanks Along Gaza Border

20.12.10 – 13:49 By Saed Bannoura – PNN – New technology known as ‘Windbreaker’ shielding will be deployed in tanks stationed along the Israel-Gaza border, announced an Israeli military spokesperson on Sunday.   Israeli Tanks near Gaza According to the website ‘Military Analysis’, “The system carries a price tag of $150,000-$200,000, permitting its advanced operational […]

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Israel must grant Gaza justice | Raji Sourani | Comment is free | guardian.co.uk

Two years on, the victims of Operation Cast Lead are still denied justice in Israel’s biased judicial system Raji Sourani guardian.co.uk, Monday 20 December 2010 12.30 GMT Article history A Palestinian family flees an Israeli missile strike in Gaza, December 2008. Photograph: Eyad Baba/APThe reality of life in the Gaza Strip is hard to convey. […]

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Israel fears that US may not rush to use UN veto

Monday, 20 December 2010 12:25 Israeli sources claim that the Netanyahu government is trying to suppress a draft UN Security Council resolution denouncing construction in Israel’s illegal settlements across the occupied West Bank and Jerusalem. Israel fears that the Obama administration – which Benjamin Netanyahu humiliated by rebuffing requests for a freeze on settlement activity   […]

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Asian convoy to break Gaza siege to land in Syria Monday

[ 20/12/2010 – 11:53 AM ]   DAMASCUS, (PIC)– A Gaza-bound humanitarian aid convoy dubbed Asia Convoy 1 has landed in Turkey and is scheduled to make its next stop in Syria on Monday before heading out to Egypt’s Al Arish port and then reaching its final destination. The convoy carries 200 passengers from 15 […]

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IOA forces Jerusalemite to raze his own home

[ 20/12/2010 – 11:44 AM ]   OCCUPIED JERUSALEM, (PIC)– The Israeli occupation authority (IOA) forced a Jerusalemite citizen to knock down his own home in Thawri suburb in occupied Jerusalem. Osama Al-Shuweiki said that he built his 96 square meters home in 2005 and requested a building permit but the IOA-controlled municipality never gave […]

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