Archive | December 21, 2010

Gazan Women and Children Paint Their Trauma – International Middle East Media Center

Tuesday December 21, 2010 12:59 by Ane Irazabal An art exposition shows, in Gaza City, the work of hundred refugee women and children from the coastal enclave, who use the artwork as a way to convey their traumas, the Spanish daily El País echoed. (photo from El País) Under the title “If you are happy, […]

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In a new 100-page report PCHR details the collective punishment of the population of Gaza

In a new 100-page report PCHR details the collective punishment of the population of Gaza Tuesday, 21 December 2010 00:00 Ref: 93/2010 The Palestinian Centre for Human Rights (PCHR) releases today a new report on the “Illegal Closure of the Gaza Strip: Collective Punishment of the Civilian Population”. The absolute closure of Gaza was imposed […]

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IRIN Middle East | OPT: Easing of Gaza blockade fails to reverse housing crisis | OPT | Conflict | Economy | Refugees/IDPs

Photo: Alimbek Tashtankulov/IRIN Farid Batch standing next to the remnants of his home in Jabalia JABALIA, 21 December 2010 (IRIN) – Farid Batch and his brother Wasfi live about 500m from their old houses in Jabalia, north Gaza. The homes of four Batch brothers once stood next to each other overlooking a grove of olive […]

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Hamas: Wikileaks exposes Israel-Fatah alliance

[ 21/12/2010 – 11:07 AM ]   GAZA, (PIC)– Hamas spokesman Sami Abu Zuhri told the Palestinian Information Center Tuesday that new documents posted on Wikileaks confirm the extent of security cooperation between Israel and the Palestinian Authority. The information proves Fatah’s involvement in the war on Gaza and continued security cooperation with Israel to […]

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PLC delegation to Yemen: The PA rips the Palestinian social fabric apart

[ 21/12/2010 – 10:58 AM ]   SANA’A, (PIC)– The delegation of the Palestinian legislative council (PLC), which is on a visit to Yemen led by first deputy speaker Dr. Ahmed Bahr, said that the Fatah-controlled Palestinian authority (PA), with its antinational acts, is destroying all moral values and national principles, and ripping the Palestinian […]

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Gaza power plant runs successfully on fuels purchased from Egypt

[ 21/12/2010 – 10:42 AM ]   GAZA, (PIC)– Gaza’s only power plant successfully operated for days on industrial fuel purchased from Egypt, vice-president Ziad Al Dhadha said Monday on the program Meeting with an Official held by the media bureau in Gaza. The government in Gaza began to withhold taxes on electricity previously forwarded […]

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PNN – Brazil Rejects US Mediation, Clears Land for Palestinian Embassy

21.12.10 – 11:46 Brasilia – PNN – On the same day that work began on a new Palestinian embassy in Brasilia, Brazilian president Ignacio Lula da Silva said that peace in the Middle East was impossible with the United States as a mediator.   Brazil flag (PNN Archive). Former US President Jimmy Carter said Brazil had a […]

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Yesterday’s Attacks on Gaza in Pictures | صفا | الغارات على القطاع

الغارات على القطاع سبع غارات تسببت بإصابة ثلاثة فلسطينيين غزة – صفا صعد جيش الاحتلال الإسرائيلي من وتيرة انتهاكاته الإجرامية في قطاع غزة بسلسلة غارات ليلية على عدة مواقع شمال وشرق وجنوب القطاع، وأصيب ثلاثة مواطنين أحدهم بترت ساقه، فيما وصف الأطباء حالة المصابين الآخرين بالمتوسطة. وقصفت الطائرات غرب خان يونس موقعًا لكتائب الشهيد عز […]

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Palestinian gov’t asks world to bridle Israeli attacks on civilians

[ 21/12/2010 – 10:14 AM ]   GAZA, (PIC)– The Palestinian government in the Gaza Strip has asked the world community to restrain the Israeli occupation forces’ (IOF) escalation of aggression and unjustified attacks on civilians in the Strip. The government in a press release on Tuesday condemned the series of IOF aerial raids on […]

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Brazil donates land for Palestinian embassy

    Published today 11:41   RAMALLAH (Ma’an) — Palestinian ambassador to Brazil Ibrahim Az-Zein received the title to a piece of land Monday, where the Palestinian embassy in Brazil will stand following that country’s recognition of a Palestinian state earlier in the month. Following the presentation of the generous gift, the Palestinian Ministry of […]

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Diskin: Fatah asked us to attack Hamas

[ 21/12/2010 – 09:37 AM ]   NAZARETH, (PIC)– The Fatah faction in 2007 asked Yuval Diskin, the head of the Israeli general security apparatus the Shabak, to attack Hamas in the Gaza Strip, an American document published by Wikileaks revealed. The cable (document) was sent from the American ambassador to Israel Richard Jones to […]

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Report: Israel on offensive over Palestinian diplomacy

Published today 11:27 President Mahmoud Abbas (R), Israel’s Prime Minister Benjamin  Netanyahu (C) and US Secretary of State Hillary Clinton at Netanyahu’s residence in Jerusalem September 15, 2010. Clinton warmly endorsed Israeli and Palestinian leaders on Wednesday ahead of negotiations to try to break a deadlock over Jewish settlement building in the occupied West Bank. […]

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Lebanese! Beware of the treacherous Israeli snake

[ 20/12/2010 – 11:41 PM ] By Khalid Amayreh   Saad al Hariri’s recent visit to Iran is undoubtedly a welcomed development. It served the interests of Lebanon, Iran and all other forces that stand against Israel’s nefarious designs in the region. We all know the diabolical nature of Israeli goals in Lebanon. These can […]

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British MP: Tzipi Livni is a war criminal, daughter of a terrorist

[ 20/12/2010 – 11:32 AM ]   LONDON, (PIC)– When discussing before the House of Commons a change in British law that would ultimately harbor war criminals, MP Gerald Kaufman labeled former Israeli foreign minister Tzipi Livni “the daughter of a war criminal and terrorist”, adding that she was involved in the bloody Operation Cast […]

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Israeli paper heading campaign to protest Barcelona deal with Qatar Foundation

[ 20/12/2010 – 10:41 AM ]   NAZARETH, (PIC)– An Israeli newspaper is leading a fierce campaign against FC Barcelona for signing a major sponsorship deal with the Qatar Foundation, a group known for its Islamic endorsements, threatening to host a public burning of their clothing and accessories at the hands of Israeli team supporters […]

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