Archive | January 1, 2011

Gaza holds Israeli attack photo exhibit

PressTV – Sat Jan 1, 2011 9:54AM A photo exhibition by Palestinian artists showing Israel’s three-week assault on the Gaza Strip during the winter of 2008-2009 is currently underway in the coastal enclave. The exhibition showcases hundreds of photos taken by Palestinian photographers during the three-week war in Gaza. http://www.presstv.ir/player/player1.swf Talented Palestinian artists attended the […]

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350 Palestinians arrested last month for working without permit including minors

[ 01/01/2011 – 09:51 AM ]   WEST BANK, (PIC)– Israeli police arrested last month 350 Palestinians from the West Bank, 22 of them minors, on charges of working in 1948-occupied Palestine without a permit, the General Union of Palestine’s Laborers said Saturday. The cities of Haifa, Yaffa, Tel Aviv, and Nazareth saw the heaviest […]

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Protester Killed By Israeli Tear Gas in Bil’in | Joseph Dana

Jawaher Abu Rahmah, 36, was evacuated to the Ramallah hospital yesterday after inhaling massive amounts of tear-gas during the weekly protest in Bil’in, and died of poisoning this morning. Abu Rahmah was the sister of Bassem Abu Rahmah who was also killed during a peaceful protest in Bil’in on April 17th, 2010. Doctors at the […]

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Gaza-bound Asian Convoy 1 moves to Egypt

[ 01/01/2011 – 09:13 AM ]   DAMASCUS, (PIC)– The Gaza-bound Asian Convoy 1 will set sail Saturday to Port El-Arish in Egypt from Syria before landing at its final destination. The goods on board the Sierra Leonne-bannered “Salam” ship are estimated at 3 tons of food and medical aid alongside three ambulances, said convoy […]

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Farwana: Israel kidnapped 4,168 Palestinians in 2010

[ 01/01/2011 – 08:35 AM ]   RAMALLAH, (PIC)– Specialist in prisoners’ affairs Abdulnasser Farwana said that the Israeli occupation forces (IOF) detained 4,168 Palestinian citizens in 2010, at an average of 11 detainees every day. In a report released on Friday, Farwana added that the past year witnessed a rise in the Israeli violations […]

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Israeli Forces Kill Female Protester in Bil’in | Popular Struggle Coordination Committee

Jawaher Abu Rahmah, 36, was evacuated to the Ramallah hospital yesterday after inhaling massive amounts of tear-gas during the weekly protest in Bil’in, and died of poisoning this morning. Abu Rahmah was the sister of Bassem Abu Rahmah who was also killed during a peaceful protest in Bil’in on April 17th, 2010. Post a Comment […]

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IOF declares Bilin closed military zone

[ 01/01/2011 – 07:22 AM ]   RAMALLAH, (PIC)– The Israeli occupation forces (IOF) imposed a tight military siege on the Ramallah village of Bilin on Friday after declaring it a closed military zone to ward off expected anti separation wall demonstrations. Local sources noted that the IOF soldiers were deployed at the entrances to […]

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Abbas urges recognition of Palestine

PressTV – Sat Jan 1, 2011 5:44AM Acting Palestinian Authority Chief Mahmoud Abbas attends the ceremony for the laying of the foundation stone for the building of the Palestinian Embassy on December 31. Acting Palestinian Authority Chief Mahmoud Abbas has called on the world community to join South American countries in the recognition of Palestine […]

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Child, Paramedic Wounded By Army Fire During Nabi Saleh Weekly Protest – International Middle East Media Center

Saturday January 01, 2011 03:14 by Saed Bannoura – IMEMC & Agencies As dozens of residents and international peace activists held their nonviolent weekly protest against the Annexation Wall in Nabi Saleh village, near the West Bank city of Bethlehem, Israeli soldiers violently attacked them and fired rubber-coated metal bullets and gas bombs leading to […]

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Abbas’s militia gloats about kidnapping a Qassam commander

[ 31/12/2010 – 10:56 PM ]   AL-KHALIL, (PIC)– Abbas’s militia kidnapped on Friday Ayyoub al-Qawasmi (46 years), a commander of the Qassam Brigades, the armed wing of Hamas, in al-Khalil district after 23 years of being on the wanted list for the IOF and Abbas’s militia. Fatah media sources reported the kidnapping of Qawasmi […]

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Ashkenazi with IOF troops storm Yusuf’s tomb

[ 31/12/2010 – 09:30 PM ]   OCCUPIED JERUSALEM, (PIC)– Israeli occupation chief of staff Gabi Ashkenazi accompanied by IOF troops, Friday at dawn, stormed Yusuf’s tomb in the northern West Bank city of Nablus with strict protection provided by the IOF and Abbas’s militia. Local sources said that IOF troops raided circled the area […]

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Haneyya stresses rejection of occupation’s “alternative homeland plan”

[ 31/12/2010 – 09:28 PM ]   GAZA, (PIC)– The Palestinian Prime Minister of the Gaza government, Ismail Haneyya, received an official Jordanian delegation headed the Jordanian Army Chief of Staff, Major General Mahmoud Freihat. He told the delegation that the Palestinian government in Gaza will not accept the so called “alternative homeland”  or for […]

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Bourini: International silence encourages settlers’ assaults

[ 31/12/2010 – 05:42 PM ]   AL-KHALIL, (PIC) Husni al-Bourini, MP for the district of Nablus, expressed concern over the escalation in settlers’ attacks against Palestinians, the latest of which was on Wednesday night when settlers stoned Palestinian cars travelling on the road that links the northern to the central West Bank near the […]

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Jewish settlers confiscate Palestinian land in Toubas

[ 31/12/2010 – 05:02 PM ]   TOUBAS, (PIC)–  A group of extremist Jewish settlers in the northern West Bank district of Toubas confiscated vast areas of Palestinian-owned land around the Rotim settlement. Palestinian eyewitnesses said on Thursday that dozens of settlers raided on Wednesday night lands adjacent to the Rotim and confiscated about 30 […]

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