Archive | January 14, 2011

Israel Starts Construction Of Hotel In Place Of Historic Islamic Graveyard In Jaffa

Friday January 14, 2011 10:14 by Saed Bannoura – IMEMC & Agencies The Al Aqsa Foundation for Islamic Waqf and Heritage reported that Israel started the construction of a touristic hotel over a historic Islamic graveyard adjacent to the Big Mosque in Jaffa. The bulldozers removed dozens of old graves that were recently discovered in […]

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Six Palestinians Wounded, One seriously, After Settlers Attacked Nablus Village – International Middle East Media Center

Friday January 14, 2011 09:49 by Saed Bannoura – IMEMC & Agencies Palestinian medical sources reported Thursday that six Palestinians were wounded, one seriously, after a group of armed Israeli settlers invaded Qasra village, near the northern West Bank city of Nablus. File – Image Palestine-Info The attack was carried out on Thursday afternoon after […]

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PCHR Weekly Report: 4 Palestinians killed, 6 wounded by Israeli forces this week

Friday January 14, 2011 09:19 by Saed Bannoura – IMEMC News In its Weekly Report On Israeli Human Rights Violations in the Occupied Palestinian Territory for the week of 06-12 January 2011, the Palestinian Center for Human Rights (PCHR) found that Israeli forces killed 4 Palestinians, including 3 civilians, and wounded 6 others, including a […]

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Haniyya Instructs Security Forces To Maintain Calm

Friday January 14, 2011 09:04 by Saed Bannoura – IMEMC & Agencies Prime Minister of the dissolved Hamas-led government in Gaza, Ismail Haniyya, instructed the Interior Ministry and the heads of the security forces to ensure claim with Israel, and to prevent any actions that could lead to renewed violence. Ismail Haniyya Taher Al Nunu, […]

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Will Asia, Africa Follow Latin America on Palestine?

    by Thalif Deen, January 14, 2011– Antiwar.com With seven Latin American countries formally recognizing Palestine as an independent state, there is one question floating in the corridors of the United Nations: will Asia and Africa follow suit? “It is a decision to be made by individual countries in their respective capitals,” says one […]

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Amnon Dankner: Decline to brutality – I am ashamed

      14 January 2011 IOA Editor: It is good that Mr. Dankner has finally awakened from his self-inflicted vacuous state of mind, as former editor of Maariv, one of Israel’s two most popular rags. Unfortunately, the extent of his appreciation of Israel’s decline is remarkably limited. Indeed, very little and very late. Yet, […]

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Nablus: Soldiers Ask Women to Remove Head Cover, Residents Outraged

PNN – Palestine News Network – 14.01.11 – 13:42 Nablus – PNN – Residents of Barta al-Sharqia village, near Nablus in the northern West Bank, expressed outrage when soldiers tried to force local women to remove their head coverings at a military checkpoint. Palestinian Women at a West Bank checkpoint – Archive The incident took […]

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Another Made in USA “less-lethal” weapon kills in Palestine

The recent killing of Jawaher Abu Rahmah in Bil’in – and the death or injury of many others — by Israeli tear gas munitions imported from the US has spotlighted the collaboration of American companies in the lethal suppression of unarmed protests in the West Bank.  However, another US-made “less lethal” weapon has also caused […]

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Gaza patient dies waiting for permit to leave

    Published today 17:10   GAZA CITY (Ma’an) — Human rights organizations in Gaza have demanded a criminal investigation into the death of a young Gaza man who died two weeks ago while he was waiting for a permit from Israel to leave the Strip for medical treatment. Anas Saleh, 20, died on January […]

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Jerusalem Municipality Enters Muslim Quarter to Expands Western Wall Prayer Site

PNN – Palestine News Network – 14.01.11 – 15:24 Jerusalem – PNN – In a move certain to provoke a strong reaction from the Muslim community, the Jerusalem Municipality has decided to open the “Little Kotel,” a small section of the Western Wall in the Muslim Quarter also known the Rabat al-Kurd alley, for public […]

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Republic of Guyana Recognizes the Palestinian State

PNN – Palestine News Network – 14.01.11 – 15:44 Georgetown – PNN – The Republic of Guyana officially announced on Friday its recognition of a Palestinian state within the 1967 borders, becoming the seventh South American country to do so. Guyana Recognize the Palestinian State The Guyana Foreign Affairs Ministry stated today that its recognition comes as […]

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Settlers Grab Palestinian-owned Land

Friday January 14, 2011 16:44 by IMEMC News – 1 of International Middle East Media Center Editorial Group PNN reports that on Friday afternoon Jewish settlers moved on to land owned by Palestinian farmers from the village of Al Maleh in the Jordan Valley. Aref Daraghmeh, head of the village of council, told local media […]

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IOF troops raid al-Khalil and kidnap four former captives

[ 14/01/2011 – 02:30 PM ]   AL-KHALIL, (PIC)– IOF troops kidnapped on Friday at dawn four Palestinian residents of the southern West Bank city of al-Khalil, all of them former captives in Israeli occupation and PA jails, according to local sources. Local sources informed PIC that IOF troops raided the home of Sheikh Maher […]

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“Illegal Acts” by Israel on Rise in Occupied W.Bank, Says Richard Falk

Article Date: 16:32 2011/01/14 QNA | News | Article ID: 0037 Geneva, January 14 (QNA) – The UN Special Rapporteur for Human Rights in the Occupied Territories Richard Falk expressed on Friday his deep concern over what he described as a “series of illegal acts by Israeli authorities” in the occupied Palestine. He cited the […]

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Israeli Military Attempts to Disarm Settlers, Settlers Enraged

PNN – Palestine News Network – 14.01.11 – 15:56 Hebron – PNN – According to Israeli media house YNetNews.com, the Israeli military has begun to collect weapons from Israeli settlers in the West Bank in an effort to reflect and maintain the current peace in the area. Armed Israeli settlers (PNN Archive). The arms, which […]

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