Archive | January 10, 2011

Israel Cracks Down on Silwan Community Organizers

Monday January 10, 2011 17:02 by Ramona M. – IMEMC The past week has seen an increase in Israeli repression towards Palestinian community organizers in Silwan, East Jerusalem. Jawad Siyam has recently been targeted because of his involvement in directing the Wadih Hilweh Information Center as well as his membership in the Neighborhood Popular Committee. […]

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Palestinian Authority Urging Gaza Fatah Exiles to Return Home

Written by David E. Miller Published Monday, January 10, 2011 But experts doubt their safety can’t be guaranteed in Hamas-ruled enclave The Palestinian Authority is quietly encouraging officials from its ruling Fatah party who fled the Gaza Strip following the rival Hamas movement’s bloody takeover in 2007 to return home. “Hamas and Fatah are both […]

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PA expecting global recognition in Sep.

PressTV – Mon Jan 10, 2011 2:28PM AGB/AKM/MMN PA Foreign Minister Riyad al-Maliki The Palestinian Authority (PA) says it will try to gain recognition for a Palestinian state by more countries when the case is discussed at the United Nations in September. Foreign Minister Riyad al-Maliki said that the PA would initially seek UN Security […]

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Israeli Nature Authority demolishes two barns in East Jerusalem

Monday, 10 January, 2011 | 16:01 Silwan, Jerusalem (SILWANIC) — The Israeli Nature Authority demolished two barns on Palestinian property in Jerusalem today. The first structure, used for housing horses and birds, was located in the Wadi al-Juz district and belonged to resident Abu Mohammad. Officers confiscated the equipment inside the barn before it was […]

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Daily Israeli Crimes Against Humanity

Stephen Lendman, 10 Jan 2011 Daily accounts can be followed on important sites such as Palestine Chronicle.com, Palestine Telegraph.com, and the Electronic Intifada.net as well as others like Israel’s oldest daily newspaper, Haaretz, available online in English. They and others document harrowing crimes virtually ignored in the West, especially by America’s media offering one-sided pro-Israeli […]

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IOF soldiers kill Palestinian farmer in northern Gaza

[ 10/01/2011 – 02:28 PM ]   BEIT HANUN, (PIC)– An elderly Palestinian farmer was shot dead at the hands of the Israeli occupation forces (IOF) near the northern Gaza Strip city of Beit Hanun on Monday, medical sources reported. Adham abu Salmiya, the spokesman for medical services, told the PIC that Sha’ban Qarmut, 65, […]

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Islamic Jihad: Palestinians enjoy unbreakable will

[ 10/01/2011 – 02:19 PM ]   BEIRUT, (PIC)– The Islamic Jihad Movement said that the Israeli occupation would never be able to break the will of the Palestinian people and their resistance because they are the rightful owners of the land, warning that the resistance in Gaza is entitled to defend its people against […]

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PA-Israeli agreement to close Al-Mintar crossing

[ 10/01/2011 – 02:16 PM ]   GAZA, (PIC)– Senior officials from the Palestinian Authority (PA) agreed with Israelis during a meeting to close Al-Mintar commercial crossing (Karni) east of Gaza as of the end of this month and they signed an agreement in this regard. The PA officials also accepted an Israeli proposal making […]

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Four Detained in Southern West Bank

Monday January 10, 2011 13:47 by Alessandra Bajec – IMEMC & Agencies Israeli troops arrested at least four Palestinians in an overnight raid targeting the town of Dura, south of the West Bank, Ma’an News reported. (photo from http://www.demotix.com) The Israeli army reportedly raided several homes and detained four people, three of them identified as […]

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Israeli Foreign Minister: Israeli Groups that Provided Information to Goldstone Commission: Collaborators with Terror

Monday, 10 January 2011 14:06 Alternative Information Center (AIC) Israeli Foreign Minister Avigdor Liberman stated that Israeli organizations which provided information to the United Nations Fact Finding Mission on the Gaza Conflict (Goldstone Commission) are “net collaborators with terror whose goal is to harm the IDF and its determination to defend Israeli citizens.” Liberman quoted […]

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Again a Victim of Occupation | Shaheed Shab’an Al-Qarmout | 65 year old Palestinian farmer killed by IOA Jan 10, 2011

Palestinians accused Israeli forces on Monday of shooting a 65-year-old Gazan on his farm near the border with Israel. The Israeli military said it had no knowledge of such a shooting. The farmer’s son said that three gunshots were fired from an Israeli watchtower overlooking the family’s property, situated close to the security fence that […]

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Israel shrugs off demolition criticisms

PressTV -Mon Jan 10, 2011 1:5PM Palestinians watch as an excavator demolishes the Shepherd Hotel. Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu has dismissed international criticisms over demolishing a historic hotel in the occupied East al-Quds (Jerusalem).   “Actions undertaken yesterday at the Shepherd Hotel were conducted by private individuals in accordance with Israeli law,” Netanyahu said […]

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Frustration for Gazans at Rafah crossing into Egypt

Photo: Mohamed Hamouda-APOLLO IMAGES/IRIN Palestinians at the Rafah crossing in 2005 (file photo) RAFAH, 10 January 2011 (IRIN) – It is 1pm and the terminal building on the Palestinian side of Gaza’s only crossing into Egypt – Rafah – is empty. The desks at passport control are not even manned. Outside the terminal, a small […]

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Palestine-Israel, The joint struggle Israeli participants expand to a wider spectrum

    mashriq / arabia / iraq | community struggles | news report Monday January 10, 2011 10:11 by Ilan S. – AAtW; ainfos; Matzpen ilan at shalif dot com Tel Aviv The Palestinian non violence popular struggle expand even within Israeli 1948 borders: Al Arakiv, Bil’in, Beit Omar, Hebron (Al Khalil), Jerusalem, Lod, Maasara, […]

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Netanyahu defends settlement after U.S. criticism | Reuters

JERUSALEM | Mon Jan 10, 2011 7:01am EST JERUSALEM (Reuters) – Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu, saying Jews have a right to live anywhere in Jerusalem, defended on Monday a settlement project that drew criticism from U.S. Secretary of State Hillary Clinton. Israeli bulldozers cleared the way for 20 new homes for Jews in East […]

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