Archive | January 7, 2011

Israeli occupation kidnaps five Palestinians hours after being released from PA

[ 07/01/2011 – 12:33 PM ]   AL-KHALIL, (PIC)– IOF troops kidnapped, Friday at dawn, five Palestinian men from the southern West Bank city of al-Khalil, only hours after being released from PA jails after spending 40 days on hunger strike reflecting a high degree of security coordination between Abbas’s militia and the IOF. The […]

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IOA intensifies Judiazation process in O. Jerusalem

[ 07/01/2011 – 12:06 PM ]   OCCUPIED JERUSALEM, (PIC)– The Aqsa Foundation for Endowment and Heritage that caters for Muslim holy shrines in occupied Palestine, has accused Wednesday the Israeli occupation authorities of expediting the Judization process in occupied Jerusalem. In a field visit it made after receiving reports about Israeli occupation affixing amulets […]

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Barhoum: no need for and international forces for siege to be lifted

[ 07/01/2011 – 11:20 AM ]   NAZARETH, GAZA, (PIC)– Avigdor Lieberman, the extremist Israeli foreign minister, has called on the EU to form and deploy “special” international forces along the borders between Gaza Strip and Egypt to “limit smuggling of weapons into the Strip.” After meeting with Catherine Ashton, the High Representative for Foreign […]

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Palestinian refugees in Brazil live in miserable condition

[ 07/01/2011 – 10:54 AM ]   RAMALLAH, (PIC)– Hundreds of Palestinian refugees forced out of their homes in war-torn Iraq and settled eventually in Brazil have complained of the miserable conditions they and their families are experiencing because no one is taking care of them. In an appeal they sent to international human rights […]

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Israeli foreign official accused of sexual harassment

[ 06/01/2011 – 09:56 AM ]   NAZARETH, (PIC)– A senior official in the Israeli foreign ministry is under investigation for sex crimes against two Asian women, Israeli channel two reported Wednesday. The Israeli services office is questioning an official in an Israeli embassy in Asia regarding an indictment that two Asian employees filed against […]

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Of course, Israel is Egypt’s enemy

[ 05/01/2011 – 11:51 PM ] Egyptians protesting sale of gas to Israel By Khalid Amayreh Some Israeli officials have voiced surprise at revelations published by Wikileaks showing that the Egyptian military continues to view the apartheid Israeli regime as the primary strategic threat facing Egypt. This is despite the passage of more than 30 […]

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Bibi: democracies don’t shoot demonstrators

+972 Magazine | Wednesday, January 5 2011|Lisa Goldman Last year, at the height of the Green Revolution in Iran, Prime Minister Binyamin Netanyahu gave an interview in which he explained the difference between the way democracies act when faced by demonstrators agitating for their freedom, and the way in which non-democratic states act. In Iran, […]

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Bil’in |Friday Jan 7, 2011 | Live Tweets & News by Joseph Dana & PSCC & Jessica Vaney

A pregnant women was evacuated to the hospital from Nabi Saleh after soldiers fired tear-gas into her house — Popular Struggle CC (@PSCC_Palestine) January 7, 2011 Thanks heavens for twitter. We have the power to report the truth as it happens. Three cheers for twitter and the popular struggle! — joseph dana (@ibnezra) January 7, […]

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In Ajami and Mas’ha, evidence of the continuing Nakba

MondoWeiss | by Alex Kane on January 6, 2011 Sami Abushhadeh discusses Jaffa. (Video: Alex Kane) Ramallah, West Bank–The Palestinian catastrophe, the Nakba of 1948, never really ended. What has happened since then, as Yehouda Shenhav, an Israeli sociologist and the author of Bounded by the Green Line, puts it, is a “continuation of the […]

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Occupation Evades Its Crime…Palestinian Abu Rahmeh Family Presents Second Martyr in Battle against Settlement

Local Translator Al Intiqad Exclusive- West Bank Only a few meters away from the home of the Abu Rahmeh family in Bi’ilin village (West of Ramallah), and in the very same place martyr Basel Abou Rahmeh was killed a year and a half ago, Jawaher Abu Rahmeh met the same fate of her younger brother […]

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Palestinians face ethnic cleansing

Palestinians face ethnic cleansing January 5, 2011 Last week marked the second anniversary of Israel’s massive assault on the Gaza Strip (Operation: Cast Lead). During the three-week blitzkrieg 1,417 Palestinians were killed, the overwhelming majority of them civilians, including 450 children under the age of 16. Densely populated urban areas were deliberately and mercilessly shelled, […]

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Soldiers Shot and Killed An Elderly Man While Sleeping In His Bed

Friday January 07, 2011 09:11 by Saed Bannoura – IMEMC & Agencies Israeli soldiers broke, on Friday at dawn, into the house of Omar Al Qawasmy, 66, in Al Sheikh neighborhood in the southern West Bank city of Hebron, and shot him dead as he slept in his bed, local sources reported. Israeli Soldiers – […]

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‘Israeli troops kill Palestinian in WB’

PressTV – Fri Jan 7, 2011 5:54AM Israeli soldiers have launched an attack on a number of homes in the city of al-Khalil (Hebron) in the occupied West Bank, killing a Palestinian, a report says. The Israeli troops shot dead the Palestinian during a Friday attack on several homes in al-Khalil, AFP reported. Last week, […]

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Again a Victim of Occupation: Omar Salim Qawasmi, 66 Shot to Death in His Bed by IOF

Israeli troops shot dead Omar al-Qawasmeh during a dawn raid to arrest suspected Hamas fighters [AFP]   Below Article as reported by Ma’an News Agency Arabic version of the agency, early this morning: Hebron – Ma’an – Israeli forces executed at dawn on Friday, Omar Salim Qawasmi, the elderly (66 years), he was lying in […]

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17 Year Old Boy Arrested

Wednesday, 5 January, 2011 | 21:59 Israeli forces in Silwan – Archive Silwan, Jerusalem (SILWANIC) — Israeli forces arrested M.S., a 16 year old resident of Bir Ayyoub in the Silwan district. His arrest comes during the second day of clashes between Silwan residents and Israeli forces that have left many residents injured due to […]

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