Archive | January 20, 2011

Hamas: The release of Abu Assaud was her legal right, not a favor from anyone

[ 20/01/2011 – 10:06 AM ]   DAMASCUS, (PIC)– The Hamas Movement said that the release of female detainee Tamam Abu Assaud was her natural legal right and not a favor from anyone because she was innocent of the alleged attempted assassination of Nablus governor. Hamas in a press release denounced the Fatah-controlled Palestinian authority […]

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Israeli navy kidnaps four Palestinian fishermen at sea

[ 20/01/2011 – 10:19 AM ]   GAZA, (PIC)– The ministry of agriculture in Gaza Strip said that the Israeli navy gunboats kidnapped four Palestinian fishermen off the coast of Khan Younis, south of the Strip, at a late hour on Wednesday night. The ministry’s fishery department said in a statement on Thursday that the […]

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Four Fishermen Kidnapped In Palestinian Waters In Southern Gaza

Thursday January 20, 2011 12:16 by Saed Bannoura – IMEMC & Agencies The Israeli Navy kidnapped attacked late on Wednesday at night a Palestinian fishing boat in Palestinian territorial waters, near Khan Younis, in the southern part of the Gaza Strip, and kidnapped four fishermen. File – Palestinian Fishing Boat The four were taken to […]

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Another Victim Occupation 2011 | Salem Mohammad Sami Samoudi, 24 Yrs Old | Israeli forces shot Palestinian dead

PRESS TV | Thu Jan 20, 2011 9:44AM Israeli military forces have shot dead a Palestinian near the West Bank city of Jenin, the military says. The Israeli military claims that the man opened fire at an Israeli guard post and soldiers shot him dead, the Associated Press reported Thursday. No Israeli soldier was hurt […]

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‘Anti-Israel motion tests UNSC resolve’

PressTV -Thu Jan 20, 2011 9:27AM Iran’s Ambassador to the UN Mohammad Khazaei Iran says a UN Security Council (UNSC) draft resolution condemning Israel’s settlement activities provides a good way to measure the resolve of the council, in particular the permanent five. “The draft as a whole, I think, would be a good indication if […]

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Baraka discusses refugees’ affairs in Lebanon with UNRWA officials

[ 20/01/2011 – 09:39 AM ]   BEIRUT, (PIC)– Hamas representative in Lebanon Ali Baraka conferred with director of UNRWA affairs in Lebanon Salvatore Lombardo at UNRWA headquarters in Beirut on Wednesday on means of improving living conditions of Palestinian refugees in the country. The meeting also attended by three Hamas political officials in Lebanon […]

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Israeli Army Inefficiency Endangers Palestinian Schoolchildren

Thursday, 20 January 2011 10:08 Operation Dove On Wednesday, 19 January 2011, Palestinian schoolchildren of Tuba and Maghayir al Abeed were under threat on two occasions by Israeli settlers from Havat Ma’on outpost (Hill 833). Palestinian children’s demonstration for their right to education, December 2010 in the South Hebron Hills community of Tawani   Yesterday […]

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Army confusion over Jawaher Abu Rahmah’s death

    Jan 20, 2011 | Joseph Dana Last night, the army released a statement to the Israeli press about the death of Jawaher Abu Rahmah in Bil’in. For the past two weeks, the army has been spreading lies and half truths about her death ranging from suspected cancer to Abu Rahmah not being present […]

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71 Palestinian Women Forced to Labor at Checkpoints-Israelis Deny Women Access to Hospitals, Clinics

August 11, 2010 – Konchok Rangdrol’s Blog According to the World Health Organization ten years ago, at least 69 women had been forced to undergo labor at Israeli checkpoints. These shocking statistics are under reported and it is estimated that many more have existed since these statistics were gathered, some ten years ago. The Commissions […]

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IOF troops injure four pregnant women in Shufat

[ 20/01/2011 – 09:34 AM ]   OCCUPIED JERUSALEM, (PIC)– Israeli occupation forces used rubber bullets and teargas to disperse protestors in Shufat refugee camp in occupied Jerusalem on Wednesday evening. Local sources said that 13 citizens were injured and/or suffered breathing difficulty as a result of the violent Israeli supression including four pregnant women. […]

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Jerusalem municipality to destroy 200 graves at Islamic historical cemetery

[ 20/01/2011 – 09:37 AM ]   OCCUPIED JERUSALEM, (PIC)– The Israeli Magistrate court approved a municipality request to excavate 200 graves in Jerusalem’s largest Islamic cemetery, the Aqsa Foundation said. Several key Islamic figures have been buried at the historic Ma’manullah cemetery. Israel’s Jerusalem municipality and Land Administration asked the court’s approval to demolish […]

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CIOG, GIT support decision to recognize Palestine

By Stabroek staff  | Local News | Thursday, January 20, 2011 The Central Islamic Organization of Guyana and the Guyana Islamic Trust in separate statements have both endorsed the government’s decision to recognize Palestine as an independent state in the Middle East. The CIOG said that “Guyana has now joined a list of South American nations that have […]

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An Unexpected Gift in Bag of Israeli Biscuits

PNN – Palestine News Network – 20.01.11 – 10:47 Osama Awad – PNN – Samir Khoury, owner of a grocery store in Beit Sahour in the southern West Bank, was surprised to find a large piece of iron in a delivery of Israeli biscuits on Thursday. A piece of iron in a bag of Israeli biscuits […]

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The “Religiousization” of the conflict in Jerusalem

Thursday, January 20 2011|Mairav Zonszein | +972 Magazine     By Mairav Zonszein and Aziz Abu Sarah Crossposted from commongroundnews.org Jerusalem – Jerusalem, home to Christianity, Judaism and Islam – and highly significant to Palestinians and Israelis alike – continues to be a crucial focal point in the Israeli-Palestinian conflict. The Holy Basin in Jerusalem […]

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‘Good hit. Alpha.’

  Rare testimony from the flight navigator in the 2002 bombing of Hamas military commander Salah Shehadeh that killed 14 civilians, including eight children. By Amira Hass | Haaretz Jan 9, 2011 “Who knows what happened on July 22, 2002?” Maj. T., an Israel Air Force navigator, asked the audience at Tel Aviv’s BINA Center […]

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