Archive | January 27, 2011

Expanded Israeli Force Arrests Disabled Man, Child Near Hebron

PNN – Palestine News Network – 26.01.11 – 11:28 Hebron – PNN – Early morning Israeli raids on Wednesday in the southern West Bank villages of Beit Omar and Dura, near Hebron, resulted in the arrest of two Palestinians. A checkpoint near Hebron (PNN Archive). In Dura, a disabled man named Ahmed Kamil Ibrahim Amro […]

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Study finds correlation between conflict and infant mortality in Palestine

Khawaja: “Israel has over 600 checkpoints… women are hindered from accessing health facilities.” The recent conflict in Palestine has augmented the infant mortality rate in the country, said a social statistics expert, at a seminar held at the American University of Beirut on January 20, 2011. “Data from four recent surveys … provide evidence that […]

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Ireland promotes Palestinian mission

PressTV| Wed Jan 26, 2011 11:33AM The Ireland–Palestine Solidarity Campaign in Dublin. The Republic of Ireland has become the first member of the European Union to upgrade the Palestinian diplomatic in mission in Dublin to an embassy, said the media reports. The Irish government on Tuesday joined a growing list of European countries, including France […]

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Knesset member calls Turkel Report “professional and moral scandal for Israeli judiciary”

Wednesday, 26 January 2011 12:00| MEMO Taleb El-Sana: The Turkel Report “A professional and moral scandal for the Israeli judiciary”. A member of Israel’s parliament, the Knesset, has called the Turkel Report “a professional and moral scandal for the Israeli judiciary”. Taleb El-Sana MK, who heads the Arab Democratic Party, made his statement about the […]

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Al Jazeera Directs another Bad Movie

26.01.11 – 13:02| PNN – Palestine News Network By Fadi Abu Sada- PNN Editor in Chief- I can’t believe even for one minute that the so-called Al Jazeera TV “exposure” of Palestinian-Israeli negotiation documents came from the Qatar-based station alone—it was coordinated with the Qatari leadership and I am tempted to say that it was […]

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Nablus Governor Calls for Anti-Jazeera Protests on Thursday

26.01.11 – 13:28 Nablus – PNN – Major General Jibreen al-Bakri, governor of the northern West Bank city of Nablus, called for popular protests to be held on Thursday against the “slanders targeting Palestine” released by the Qatar-based Al Jazeera TV station. A 2008 meeting between Abbas and al-Bakri (PNN Archive). Al-Bakri is a staunch […]

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More Palestinian homes razed in 2010

PressTV – Wed Jan 26, 2011 6:11PM Israel demolished 86 homes across the West Bank in 2010. Israel has dramatically increased the pace of demolition of Palestinian homes in the occupied West Bank in 2010, in defiance of international calls, a rights group says. The Israeli human rights group B’Tselem said on Wednesday that the […]

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Israeli Governmnet Involvement in the Settlements

Wednesday, 26 January, 2011 | 20:49 |  Wadi Hilweh Information Center – Silwan, Jerusalem Demolition of a Palestinian home in East Jerusalem Al-Quds (SILWANIC) — The Israeli government plays an integral role in the settlement infrastructure of East Jerusalem. The authority wielded by various ministries of the federal government, the Police Department, Devleopment Authority, National […]

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Palestinians: Don’t Get Mad, Get Even

17:21 01/26/2011 Welcome to the brave new world of Palestinian negotiations. By Stuart Littlewood – London  See this embarrassment as your big chance – a God-sent opportunity to sweep away the shameful Palestinian Authority. Then make a fresh start. Bypass Israel and its twisted backers and deal direct with those responsible, the United Nations. Don’t […]

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Factions: Palestinians not bound by unauthorized negotiations

[ 26/01/2011 – 11:04 PM ]   GAZA, (PIC)– Palestinian factions meeting in Gaza Tuesday agreed the people are not obliged to recognize the outcomes of unauthorized negotiations that compromised a shocking amount of Palestinian rights. Al-Jazeera TV revealed a 1,600-document file detailing concessions Palestinian negotiators made on nearly all of Jerusalem, the Aqsa Mosque […]

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Gazans incensed by leaked documents

PressTV – Thu Jan 27, 2011 1:59AM Acting Palestinian Authority Chief Mahmoud Abbas (L) and Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu (file photo) Gazans enraged by reported secret deals between Palestinian Authority (PA) and Israel have burned effigies of acting PA Chief Mahmoud Abbas and his senior aides. Thousands of Palestinians held a demonstration in the […]

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It Could Be Too Late for Two States

    January 27, 2011 | by Mel Frykberg — Antiwar.com RAMALLAH – The credibility of the Palestinian Authority (PA) on the Arab street has been further weakened by the release of the “Palestine Papers,” but ironically the release of the explosive documents by Al Jazeera could bolster support for the Palestinian cause internationally. The […]

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Israel’s Peacemakers Unmasked

Thursday January 27, 2011 07:47 by Jonathan Cook – Counter Punch For more than a decade, since the collapse of the Camp David talks in 2000, the mantra of Israeli politics has been the same: “There is no Palestinian partner for peace.” This week, the first of hundreds of leaked confidential Palestinian documents confirmed the […]

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Arrests and confrontations continue in Silwan

Post from Palestine Video By-standers seized by Israeli troops, elderly man beaten « Wadi Hilweh Information Center – Silwan, Jerusalem: “By-standers seized by Israeli troops, elderly man beaten Monday, 24 January, 2011 | 16:37 Silwan, Jerusalem (SILWANIC) — Israeli forces have arrested 4 Palestinians amidst violent clashes in Silwan, despite the uninvolvement of those taken. […]

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