Archive | January 19, 2011

Abbas orders release of Hamas woman prisoner

Jan, 19, 2011 | AFP Palestinian Tamam Abu Suud is greeted by her family after her release   NABLUS, Palestinian Territories — Palestinian president Mahmud Abbas on Wednesday ordered the release of a Hamas woman jailed over her alleged ties to a political murder plot, security sources said. Abbas “decided to free Tamam Abu Suud […]

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ei: Israel’s Labor party not to be mourned

Jonathan Cook, The Electronic Intifada, 19 January 2011 Ehud Barak (Moti Milrod/MaanImages) Ehud Barak, Israel’s defense minister, appears to have driven the final nail in the coffin of the Zionist left with his decision to split from the Labor party and create a new “centrist, Zionist” faction in the Israeli parliament. So far four Members […]

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Palestinian military prosecutors vow to stop arresting civilians

19 January 2011 The Palestinian military prosecutor’s office will stop detaining civilians, and civilians will no longer be tried by Palestinian military courts, according to a pledge made by senior officials in the Palestinian security establishment to representatives of the Palestinian human rights group Al-Haq. IOA Editor: For background and political analysis, see Aisling Byrne’s […]

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Despite Denials, Blackwater Still Working for U.S.

By Spencer Ackerman January 11, 2011 Reports that Blackwater is out of the government’s private-security game have been greatly exaggerated. A consigliere to the company’s new owners tells Danger Room that not only does the controversial firm still hold security contracts with the State Department, it has every intention of seeking more. In October, Danger […]

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Jan 19, 2011 | GAZA PALESTINE | TODAY NEWS LINKS| Gaza has been under siege for 1316 days | Spread-Share-Link or Tweet the News!

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Wikileaks Cables on Israel’s Gaza Onslaught

January 19, 2011 A CounterPunch Special Investigation US was Cheerleader for Massacre Wikileaks Cables on Israel’s Gaza Onslaught By KATHLEEN CHRISTISON CounterPunch has accessed Wikileaks’ file of cables on Israel’s Gaza assault two years ago (Operation Cast Lead, December 27, 2008 through January 18, 2009). Though the cables often  simply rehash Israeli press reporting, providing  […]

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Health Status in Palestine – Annual report – Nehad R. Elsakany | Nehad-Elsakany’s MedBlogs | Medindia Health Network

Posted by Nehad-Elsakany on Wed, 19 Jan 2011   Palestinian Population size and structure: (west Bank and Gaza) The total number of Palestinian people according to the estimation 2009 was 3,935,249 of which 50.8% are males and 49.2% are females. Age and sex distribution: Age distribution of the population has important implications for the health […]

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Israeli police raid Bedouin school, injure five students

[ 19/01/2011 – 10:13 AM ]   NEGEV, (PIC)– Five Palestinian Bedouin students were injured when Israeli policemen and border police stormed their school in Tarabin village, Negev, on Tuesday, local sources reported. They said that the storming followed an unsuccessful earlier attempt by policemen to arrest a number of students who took part in protest […]

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‘Israeli reactor linked to WB deaths’

PressTV -Wed Jan 19, 2011 3:41PM A view of Israel’s Dimona nuclear reactor Dramatic increases in cancer cases, sterility and abnormal births in south of the West Bank is said to be linked to a uranium leak at the Dimona nuclear power plant. In villages located in the south of the West Bank, cancer cases, […]

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Jerusalem MPs: Israel imposing new political, demographic facts

[ 19/01/2011 – 10:23 AM ]   OCCUPIED JERUSALEM, (PIC)– The Jerusalem MPs and its former minister, who are threatened with banishment from the holy city, said that the Israeli occupation planned completion of the “Jerusalem envelope” aims at isolating more Arab suburbs and evicting more Arab residents. They said in a press release on Tuesday […]

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Gaza Strip runs out of cooking gas

[ 19/01/2011 – 10:31 AM ]   GAZA, (PIC)– No trace of cooking gas was to be found in Gaza Tuesday, fuel companies warned, as the Israeli blockade limits supply and solutions appear unpromising. Mahmud al-Shawa, head of the fuel companies assembly, warned of a humanitarian disaster as the strip’s stations run out of fuel […]

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WZO Settlements Division Back With Netanyahu – International Middle East Media Center

Wednesday January 19, 2011 12:35 by IMEMC News – 1 of International Middle East Media Center Editorial Group The World Zionist Organisation’s (WZO) Settlements Division is again under the control of the Israeli Prime Minister’s Office after a period of nearly four years with the Agriculture Ministry. The Jerusalem Post reports that one of the […]

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East Jerusalem evictions causing suffering, anguish

Photo: Erica Silverman/IRIN Nayeem Sbatan stands amid the rubble of his commercial garage in At-Tur, East Jerusalem, after it was demolished by Israeli authorities on 29 December 2010 JERUSALEM, 19 January 2011 (IRIN) – Evictions and house demolitions are a growing humanitarian concern for Palestinians living in East Jerusalem, says the UN Office for the […]

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Breaking News – Helen Thomas returns to journalism!

Breaking News – Helen Thomas returns to journalism! http://edition.cnn.com/video/data/2.0/video/bestoftv/2011/01/17/exp.tsr.soledad.helen.thomas.cnn.html   Video – Breaking News Videos from CNN.com – Helen Thomas returns to journalism.

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