Archive | January 3, 2011

And Israelis wonder why Palestinians want to throw them in the Mediterranean?

S.HADNEWS.COM | Posted by attendingtheworld on Sunday, January 2, 2011 at 2:58 am. Israel forces Palestinians to demolish their own homes “families were faced with the decision either to demolish their own home and pay a fine of 60,000 shekels (approximately $17,000 US) “or refuse, and watch as soldiers demolish their house and punish them […]

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Asia 1 convoy arrives in Gaza with humanitarian aid | World | RIA Novosti

10:11 03/01/2011 GAZA, January 3 (RIA Novosti) – The Asia 1 convoy carrying humanitarian and medical aid to Gaza has crossed the Palestinian enclave’s border with Egypt, the Al Quds radio station reported on Monday. The Asia 1 convoy, gathering 170 activists from over 15 Asian states, is carrying 1,000 tons of food and medical […]

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Will 2011 see the creation of Palestine?

Al-Ahram Weekly | Region With the peace process going nowhere, and the US having failed in its role as broker, Palestinian leaders are considering their options, writes Khaled Amayreh Click to view caption A Palestinian rioter, left, throws a stone at Israeli border police during clashes in the east Jerusalem neighborhood of Silwan  Palestinian Authority […]

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25 Persons Killed In Bombing Targeting Church In Alexandria

Sunday January 02, 2011 09:02 | by Saed Bannoura – IMEMC & Agencies A statement released by Christian priests in Egypt, including the secretary of the Coptic Pope, Shenouda III of Alexandria, revealed that an explosion targeting a church in Alexandria left at least 25 persons dead and more than 79 wounded. Church Bombing – […]

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UN voices concern at WB deaths

PressTV – Mon Jan 3, 2011 5:41AM The United Nations has expressed concern at the recent deaths of Palestinian civilians, including a woman, by Israeli soldiers in the occupied West Bank. “We are very worried that two Palestinians have lost their lives in recent days in incidents involving Israeli forces in the occupied West Bank,” […]

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Wikileaks: Israel Plans Total War on Lebanon, Gaza

Posted on 01/02/2011 by Juan The Norwegian newspaper Aftenposten has summarized an Israeli military briefing by Israeli Chief of Staff Gen. Gabi Ashkenazi of a US congressional delegation a little over a year ago and concludes that ‘ The memo on the talks between Ashkenazi and [Congressman Ike] Skelton, as well as numerous other documents […]

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AIPAC Protests Disclosure of Its Secret Files

by Grant Smith, January 03, 2011 On Dec. 23, 2010, the American Israel Public Affairs Committee filed a 53-page motion [.pdf] asking Judge Eric Christian to sanction former employee Steven J. Rosen over the illicit possession and release of sensitive internal AIPAC documents. Rosen’s $20 million defamation suit against his former employer seeks compensation for […]

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Israelis Resist Their Own Arabs

    by Mel Frykberg, January 03, 2011 RAMALLAH – A number of recent incidents discriminating against Israel’s Palestinian minority has prompted Israeli Knesset members to debate whether Israel is becoming increasingly racist. Ronit Sela from the Association for Civil Rights in Israel (ACRI) has no doubts. “Israel’s democracy is under threat as an increasingly […]

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Israeli soldiers kill another Palestinian

Mon Jan 3, 2011 3:23AM Share | Email | Print An Israeli soldier (file photo) Israeli soldiers have killed the 24-year-old Ahmed Muslamani, from the village of Tubas in the occupied West Bank, Palestinian officials say. Dozens of locals attended a funeral procession for Muslamani, who was shot dead at a West Bank checkpoint. The […]

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Asian aid convoy reaches Gaza Strip

PressTV – Mon Jan 3, 2011 12:48AM Asia to Gaza Solidarity Caravan (file photo) An aid convoy carrying food and medical supplies for the besieged Palestinians, as part of an Asian aid mission, has arrived in the Gaza Strip. The Asia to Gaza Solidarity Caravan, (Asia 1) entered the coastal strip through the Rafah border […]

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‘Chile, Paraguay to recognize Palestine’

PressTV –  Sun Jan 2, 2011 11:49PM PA Foreign Minister Riyad al-Maliki Chile and Paraguay are set to declare Palestine as an independent state based on 1967 borders to continue the move in Latin American countries, a Palestinian Authority (PA) official says. PA Foreign Minister Riyad al-Maliki announced on Sunday that Chile and Paraguay will […]

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