Archive | January 8, 2011

Britain’s Jews in crisis over national loyalty, identity and Israel

Whistleblowers say top Zionist institutions in unprecedented crisis By Redress Information & Analysis | 26 December 2009 Britain’s leading Jewish institutions are facing their worst crisis in living memory as their loyalty to the United Kingdom and support for basic universal principles of human rights and common decency come under growing scrutiny. In recent weeks […]

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Israeli troops shoot dead Palestinian in West Bank

By Reuters Published Saturday, January 08, 2011 Israeli troops shot dead a Palestinian brandishing a pipe bomb at a West Bank check point on Saturday, the army said. An army spokesman said the man leapt from a taxi and ran towards the checkpoint holding the device, shouted in a threatening manner and refused calls to […]

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Again a Deadly Victim of Occupation 2011 | Khaldoun Majoud Majeb Al Samoudi | Shot to Death at Checkpoint

Published today (updated) 08/01/2011 13:51 NABLUS (Ma’an) — Israeli troops stationed at Hamra checkpoint east of Nablus on Saturday shot and killed a Palestinian man, medics said. Onlookers identified the victim as 25-year-old Khaldoun Sammoudi, of Al-Yamun village near Jenin. Palestinian Red Crescent medics said forces initially declared the area a closed military zone and […]

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Israel threatens to eject 15 families from Jordan Valley village

[ 08/01/2011 – 10:46 AM ]   JORDAN VALLEY, (PIC)– The Israeli army handed 15 families in the northern Jordan Valley village of Bazeeq eviction notices amid claims that their homes were erected on a closed military zone, the Jordan Valley defense committee said. The Israelis have prohibited usage of the region and set it […]

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Wikileaks: Israel planned to strike Hamas financially

[ 08/01/2011 – 10:17 AM ]   BEIRUT, (PIC)– A Wikileaks document states that Israeli Anti-Terrorism Bureau chief Danny Arditi had devised a plan to strike Hamas by boosting financial support to the West Bank government headed by Salam Fayyad, the Lebanese newspaper Al-Safir said Friday. The plan is intended to establish a special Palestinian […]

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Hizbutahrir detained cadres go on strike amid demands for civil trial

[ 08/01/2011 – 10:04 AM ]   RAMALLAH, (PIC)– The Palestinian Hizbutahrir group announced Friday that seven of its members have for days gone on hunger strike demanding a fair trial before the civil courts. The detainees were arrested last Friday in their homes in the west Salfit town of Badiya amid a Fatah arrest […]

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Israeli Activists Push for ‘BDS’ in Boston | Joseph Dana

Dozens of American, Israeli and Palestinian protesters gathered Friday in front of the Israeli consulate in Boston to mark the death of Jawaher Abu Rahmah. Jawaher was killed by American made tear gas fired by the IDF on New Years Eve during a weekly unarmed demonstration in the West Bank village of Bil’in. The Boston demonstrators […]

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What does Islam say about “mothers”?

This is one of the most convincing things about Islam – the treatment of women in general and especially the high position mothers hold in Islam. Amongst the clearest examples of Islam’s honoring women is the great status of the mother in Islam. Islam commands kindness, respect and obedience to parents and specifically emphasizes and […]

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Confrontations between Silwan residents and Israeli forces

[ 08/01/2011 – 08:49 AM ]   OCCUPIED JERUSALEM, (PIC)– Violent confrontations were reported in Batn Al-Hawa suburb in Silwan town in occupied Jerusalem on Friday after an Israeli policeman harassed a Palestinian woman. Locals said that Israeli forces encircled the entire town and fired tear gas and live bullets indiscriminately at Palestinian homes, as […]

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Hamas holds PA-Israel responsible for killing old man, detaining hunger strikers

[ 08/01/2011 – 08:51 AM ]   DAMASCUS, (PIC)– The Hamas Movement held the Fatah-controlled Palestinian Authority (PA) and Israel fully responsible for killing at dawn Friday an elderly man in Al-Khalil city and kidnapping five hunger strikers immediately after their release from PA jails. The Israeli occupation forces (IOF) seeking to assassinate a resistance […]

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Qabaha to PA: Free all prisoners in response to Israeli arrest

[ 08/01/2011 – 08:39 AM ]   JENIN, (PIC)– Former Palestinian prisoner affairs minister Wasfi Qabaha called on the Palestinian Authority Friday to free all its political prisoners in response to Israel’s Al-Khalil arrest of the six hunger strikers. The PA finally released those detainees after forty days of a hunger strike which they embarked […]

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Settlers Uproot 100 Saplings Near Nablus – International Middle East Media Center

Saturday January 08, 2011 10:21 by Saed Bannoura – IMEMC & Agencies Israeli settlers uprooted on Friday at least 100 Olive saplings that belong to residents of Qasra village, southeast of the northern West Bank city of Nablus. The settlers collected the cut saplings and fled the scene. File – Image Arabs48 The attacked orchard […]

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ei: Photostory: home demolitions in Lydd

Photostory, The Electronic Intifada, 6 January 2011 On 13 December 2010, Israeli bulldozers, flanked by hundreds of municipal, riot squad and border police forces, demolished seven homes belonging to the Abu Eid family in Lydd, a city a few miles east of Tel Aviv. The demolition, which took several hours, subsequently displaced 67 members of […]

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Injuries Reported in Silwan Clashes

Saturday January 08, 2011 10:04 by Saed Bannoura – IMEMC & Agencies Clashes took place on Friday evening between a number of Israeli soldiers and dozens of local Palestinian residents in Batn Al Hawa neighborhood in Silwan in occupied East Jerusalem; several injuries were reported. Silwan Clashes – Palestine-Info The clashes started after dozens of […]

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Resheq denies Fatah claims that Hamas vowed to secure hunger strikers

[ 08/01/2011 – 07:52 AM ]   DAMASCUS, (PIC)– Hamas political bureau member Izzat al-Resheq denied Friday Fatah’s claims that Hamas vowed to secure the six hunger strikers from Israel upon their release from PA prisons. Resheq also challenged the notion that Fatah was shielding those protesters from Israel by holding them prisoner, as was […]

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