Archive | January 2, 2011

“We meet again, Super-Gran!” Notes from a protest

Sunday, January 2 2011|Dimi Reider “We meet again, Super-Gran!” Notes from a protest Visually, the protest yesterday  veered from the Italian cinema   Through the violent The contextual   And the chique:   But the overwhelming sensation – despite the tension and the occasional violent flare-up* – was that of an almost good-natured surrealism. After […]

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Report: Israel demolishes 55 Jerusalem homes in 2010

[ 02/01/2011 – 02:04 PM ]   OCCUPIED JERUSALEM, (PIC)– Israel’s Jerusalem municipality leveled 40 homes and forced 15 Palestinian families to rip down their homes by their own hands in the holy city in 2010, said the Wadi Ain al-Halwa Information Center. “The occupation’s Jerusalem municipality targeted in the given period tin homes, animal […]

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Maan News Agency: Wikileaks: Israel preparing for ‘large scale war’

    Published today 16:36 OSLO (AFP) — Israel’s army chief told a US Congress delegation in late 2009 he was preparing for a large war in the Middle East, probably against Hamas or Hezbollah, leaked US diplomatic cables showed on Sunday. “I am preparing the Israeli army for a large scale war, since it […]

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Hamas MPs: Murdering unarmed civilians reveals Israel’s savagery

[ 02/01/2011 – 12:49 PM ]   RAMALLAH, (PIC)– Hamas lawmakers in Nablus strongly denounced the Israeli occupation forces (IOF) for murdering Ahmed Muslamani near the Hamra roadblock east of Nablus in cold blood. The deputies issued a press release on Sunday saying that the murder of Muslamani and before him Abu Rahma in Bilin […]

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Masri: Gaza today is harder to break, fears no Israeli threats

[ 02/01/2011 – 12:48 PM ]   GAZA, (PIC)– Senior Hamas official and lawmaker Mushir Al-Masri said that Israel’s threats and psychological warfare against Gaza people do not intimidate them, stressing that Gaza today is much stronger and harder to break. “The threats made by the occupation will not scare or frighten us and we […]

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Israel to isolate settlements around Gaza with trees

[ 02/01/2011 – 12:41 PM ]   GAZA, (PIC)– Israel has sights set on cordoning off settlements with dense trees to isolate communities there from their Palestinian neighbors in the Gaza Strip. Israeli Jews will mark their January 20th tree celebration this year by planting hundreds of towering eucalyptus trees around the settlements established 17 […]

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PA arrests hundreds of Hizb al-Tahrir supporters after Friday message

[ 02/01/2011 – 12:37 PM ]   RAMALLAH, (PIC)– Palestinian Authority security militias have since Friday arrested hundreds of Hezb al-Tahrir party supporters throughout the West Bank over a message the group gave in most West Bank mosques after Friday prayers. The address accused the PA and PLO of wasting the Palestinian cause, forfeiting Palestinian […]

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Quds Brigades: Resistance will recover in the West Bank

[ 02/01/2011 – 12:03 PM ]   GAZA, (PIC)– Abu Ahmed, spokesman of the Islamic Jihad Movement’s armed wing the Quds Brigades, said resistance factions will recover in the West Bank despite paired persecution from the Palestinian Authority and Israel. The Quds Brigades lost 12 men in 2010, six of them were bombed by Israeli […]

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Settlers Plan Race through Hebron to Celebrate 40th Anniversary of Kiryat Arba Colony

In early February a “City of Ancestors Race” will take place in Hebron with hundreds of runners from throughout Israel, according to the Hebrew-language news site nrg.co.il. Colony of Kiryat Arba The 10 kilometer competitive race, conducted to celebrate the 40th anniversary of the establishment of the nearby colony of Kiryat Arba, will pass by […]

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Egyptian Analyst Blames Mossad for Blast in Alexandria

News number: 8910120843 13:14 | 2011-01-02 World   Egyptian Analyst Blames Mossad for Blast in Alexandria TEHRAN (FNA)- A prominent Egyptian strategic expert underlined involvement of Israeli spy agency (Mossad) in the recent terrorist attack in the Egyptian city of Alexandria. Speaking to FNA about the Friday terrorist attack outside a church in Alexandria, Ahmad […]

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Arouri announces freeze on Hamas reconciliation efforts

[ 02/01/2011 – 11:34 AM ]   DAMASCUS, (PIC)– Hamas politburo member Saleh al-Arouri said Palestinian reconciliation efforts kicked off between his party and the West Bank-governing Fatah party in the West Bank have been frozen, adding that Hamas worked harder than the other side to achieve it. He called Fatah’s recent threats to exile […]

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Hundreds rally in Tel Aviv to protest Bil’in woman’s death

Saturday, January 1 2011|Lisa Goldman Hundreds of Israelis rallied in Tel Aviv Saturday night to protest the death of Bil’in resident Jawaher Abu Rahmah, who died on Saturday morning after inhaling tear gas fired by Israeli forces during the weekly anti-fence demonstration. The 36 year-old woman was evacuated to a Ramallah hospital on Friday afternoon, […]

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IOF soldiers arrest Jordanian citizen on his way back home

[ 02/01/2011 – 11:04 AM ]   OCCUPIED JERUSALEM, (PIC)– The Israeli occupation forces (IOF) arrested a Jordanian national a coupe of days ago while on his way back to his country, Jordanian press sources said in Amman on Saturday. They said that the IOF soldiers at King Hussein bridge between Jordan and the occupied […]

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Egypt media warn of civil war after bombing

Published today 12:44 CAIRO (AFP) — Egyptian newspapers warned Sunday that “civil war” could break out unless Christians and Muslims close ranks after a deadly attack on a Coptic church that triggered angry protests.  The authorities said that a suicide bomber blew himself up outside Al-Qiddissin church in the Mediterranean city of Alexandria early on […]

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Probe into Palestinian’s gas death

Israeli military launches probe into the death of a Palestinian protester as her family claims a cover-up. Last Modified: 02 Jan 2011 10:49 GMT Email Article Print Article Share Article Send Feedback Palestinians are blaming the Israeli security forces for killing a woman during protests in Bilin [Reuters] The Israeli military has said it will […]

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