Archive | January 9, 2011

Jibril: Armed wings maintain joint operations room

[ 09/01/2011 – 02:32 PM ]   DAMASCUS, (PIC)– Ahmed Jibril, the secretary general of the popular front for the liberation of Palestine – general command, has affirmed that all armed wings in the Gaza Strip were operating under joint military operations rooms. Jibril in a televised interview in Damascus on Saturday night said that […]

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Palestinian father deprived of seeing his son in Israeli jails for 12 years

[ 09/01/2011 – 02:24 PM ]   GAZA, (PIC)– The father of prisoner Imad Abu Rayan from Gaza told the prisoners’ center for studies that he has not been able to see his son who was kidnapped in 1991, for the past 12 years. Abu Rayan was sentenced to 40 years in prison on allegations […]

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Israel demolishes hotel in East Jerusalem

From Shira Medding and Kareem Khadder, CNN January 9, 2011 — Updated 1425 GMT (2225 HKT) Israeli bulldozers demolish part of the Hotel Shepherd in East Jerusalem Sunday to make way for 20 new homes for Jews. STORY HIGHLIGHTS Israeli bulldozes demolishes part of a hotel in part of East Jerusalem Plans to demolish the […]

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Summit of South American-Arab Countries to Debate Recognition of Palestinian State

Sunday, 09 January 2011 15:24 Tania Kepler for the Alternative Information Center (AIC)   The Summit of South American-Arab Countries (ASPA) meeting in Lima, Peru in February, will debate a proposal “to issue a final declaration recognizing a sovereign and independent Palestinian state in borders preceding 4 June 1967, with East Jerusalem as the Palestinian […]

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Israeli occupation forces attack Nabi Saleh village 7-Jan-2011 النبي صالح

  Source: Ma’an News Agency East of Bil’in, An-Nabi Saleh residents also held a weekly demonstration, calling for an end to land confiscations by a growing Israeli settlement built on village lands. Demonstrators reported difficulty accessing the village, facing new iron gates installed at the entrance to the area. Protesters said Israeli soldiers met them […]

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In the West Bank, everyone knows there’s a culture of no-accountability

Sunday, January 9 2011|Lisa Goldman | + 972 Magazine The death last week of Bil’in resident Jawaher Abu Rhamah, after she inhaled tear gas at a demonstration, has received a great deal of publicity, making her into a symbol of the violent means the Israeli army uses to maintain its control over the West Bank. […]

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Two men killed in northern Gaza Strip identified as Egyptians

[ 09/01/2011 – 12:15 PM ]   GAZA, (PIC)– Palestinian security agencies have identified two men killed in the northern Gaza Strip Wednesday night as Egyptians. The Israeli army earlier announced firing lethal missiles at two targets east of the Shuhada Cemetery east of the northern Gaza Strip town of Jabalia. The army claimed the […]

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Israeli Army Defends Hebron Operation that Results in Killing of Innocent Palestinian

Sunday, 09 January 2011 07:00 Tania Kepler for the Alternative Information Center (AIC) The Israeli army is defending an operation in the West Bank city of Hebron on Friday, which left an innocent elderly man dead. 67-year-old Omar Kawasme was shot in the head late in the early hours of Friday morning (7 January), while […]

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Settler Violence in Palestine

Continuously Updated Because of the increasing violent and inhumane destruction of environment, homes, trees. Ethnically cleansing of IOA by every mean possible, or toher atrocities committed by “religiously inspired Jewish settlers”,  below this article will be  continuous updates of all to settler violence related  news from Palestine. . It’s Zionism.  For No Divine Law or […]

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West Bank: UN warns of new Israeli controls

מגזין הכיבוש Occupation Magazine  | Jon Donnison–January 7, 2011– Original source : http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/world-middle-east-12137377–BBC (zapped already) The United Nations says it is increasingly concerned that Israel is about to tighten access restrictions to the occupied West Bank. It has been briefing aid agencies that Israel could soon increase restrictions and strengthen its checkpoints. The Israeli army […]

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Bahr hails Libya for its persistent efforts to help Palestinians

[ 09/01/2011 – 11:47 AM ]   GAZA, (PIC)– First deputy speaker of the Palestinian legislative council Dr. Ahmed Bahr stated Saturday that the arrival of the Libyan aid convoy Al-Quds 5 in the besieged Gaza Strip proved that the Libyan leadership and people would never forsake the Palestinian people and would keep helping them. […]

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“Soldiers, settlers and the police are the occupation”: Hani Abu Haikal’s life by the Tel Rumeida settlement

09 January 2011 | International Solidarity Movement, Ramona Hani Abu Haikal and his family live in Hebron’s H2, which is under Israeli control. They are part of the 30,000 Palestinians that live among 500 settlers in this part of the city. Life for Palestinians inside H2 is extremely difficult, with many of them facing settler […]

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Israeli academics boycott Ariel Univ.

PressTV –  Sun Jan 9, 2011 11:23AM More than 150 senior Israeli academics working in higher education have signed a petition to call for a boycott of Ariel University Center in the occupied West Bank. The Ariel was established on the occupied Palestinian land and is within proximity to Palestinians forced to live in harsh […]

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Protester Arrested as Soldiers Occupy Nabi Saleh

Posted on: January 9, 2011 | International Solidarity Movement Border Police officers arresting Ouday Tamimi. Picture credit: Bilal Tamimi Dozens of soldiers brought the village of Nabi Saleh to a standstill today in yet another attempt to curb demonstrations in the village. One protester was arrested, and two required medical treatment for their injuries.Dozens of […]

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