Archive | February 8, 2011

ei: Refuge and return

Lamya Hussain writing from Bourj al-Barajneh refugee camp, Live from Palestine, 8 February 2011 Bourj al-Barajneh refugee camp (Al Jazeera English) “Where would you like to go?” asks a taxi driver a little older than my father, his thick Lebanese accent I barely understand. I reply politely, “Off the airport road to Bourj al-Barajneh.” “The […]

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ei: Revolution is an export Tunisia can be proud of

Nouri Gana, The Electronic Intifada, 8 February 2011 Grafitti in Tunis reads “Democracy, proud to be Tunisian.” (Fethi Belaid/AFP) I am not a big fan of Tunisia’s Prime Minister Mohammad Ghannouchi. His name is reminiscent of deposed President Zine El Abedine Ben Ali’s autocratic regime, and of the interim government’s riot police’s recent attack on […]

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Egypt’s Berlin Wall Moment – by Prof. Em. Richard Falk

The recent uprisings do not exist merely in a historical vacuum, but must be considered within a geopolitical context. by Richard Falk Last Modified: 08 Feb 2011 14:05 Two boys, their faces painted in patriotic colours, support each other during the tense standoff in Tahrir Square [Getty] Since the fall of the Berlin Wall in 1989, […]

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Time: The West Bank ready to revolt against Abbas

[ 08/02/2011 – 02:14 PM ]   WEST BANK, (PIC)– The American Time magazine said in a report that the West Bank appears in some respects ripe for revolution, especially since the Fatah-controlled Palestinian authority (PA) is notorious for its corruption, tyranny and antinational stands. Time in its issue on Monday stated that the PA […]

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IOF troops raid northern Gaza

[ 08/02/2011 – 01:27 PM ]   GAZA, (PIC)– Israeli occupation forces (IOF) advanced 500 meters into the northern Gaza Strip near Beit Lahia town amidst intensified firing, a local source reported. The IOF soldiers in six armored vehicles escorted four bulldozers and took position north of Beit Lahia, the source added. He said that […]

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East Jerusalem: 5 Years to Build Classrooms – International Middle East Media Center

    Tuesday February 08, 2011 15:05 by David Steele – 1 of International Middle East Media Center Editorial Group Israel’s High Court of Justice has given the Education Ministry and Jerusalem Municipality 5 years to improve the provision of state education in East Jerusalem. Approximately half of East Jerusalem’s children currently attend public (state) […]

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IOF troops round up seven West Bankers

[ 08/02/2011 – 12:34 PM ]   JENIN, (PIC)– Israeli occupation forces (IOF) detained seven Palestinians in various West Bank areas at dawn Tuesday, press reports said. They added that the IOF soldiers, mounting armored vehicles, raided several areas in the West Bank and searched homes before apprehending the seven men. The Israeli army radio said […]

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IOA confiscates 800 more dunums of Palestinian farmland

[ 08/02/2011 – 12:31 PM ]   AL-KHALIL, (PIC)– The Israeli occupation authority (IOA) informed Palestinian farmers that 800 of their cultivated land in Nuba village west of Al-Khalil would be confiscated. Village sources told the PIC that Israeli occupation forces delivered the notices to the farmers, adding that the decision allowed the farmers to […]

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Annoyed by Call to Prayer, East Jerusalem Settlers Appeal to Police

PNN – Palestine News Network -08.02.11 – 13:20 Jerusalem – PNN – The Israeli police plan to limit the volume of calls to prayer issued from the mosques in Shu’fat refugee camp and the East Jerusalem neighborhood of Ras al-Khamees, responding to complaints from illegal East Jerusalem settlements.   A row of Israeli settlements (PNN […]

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UN human rights commissioner to visit relatives of Palestinian prisoners

[ 08/02/2011 – 09:25 AM ]   GAZA, (PIC)– Navi Pillay, the United Nations High Commissioner for Human Rights, is to visit the Gaza Strip on Thursday to meet with relatives of Palestinian prisoners held in Israeli jails, the support the prisoners organization announced on Monday. It described in a statement the visit as an […]

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Palestinian women plan protests after prison administration ignores demands

[ 08/02/2011 – 09:46 AM ]   GAZA, (PIC)– Palestinian women held in Israel prisons have begun taking measures to see demands for their basic rights are met, the ministry of prisoner affairs in Gaza said. According to a recent report, the Israeli prison administration continues to detain 35 Palestinian women in inhumane conditions. Their […]

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Israeli soldiers abduct seven Palestinians from Jenin area

Tuesday February 08, 2011 10:36 by Sandy Khair – IMEMC & Agencies Early Tuesday morning, the Israeli military abducted three Palestinians from Jenin Refugee Camp, during a raid on houses in the camp, and abducted four more Palestinians from the town of Selat al-Haritheya. The Palestine News Agency ‘WAFA’ identified the four men abducted from […]

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Islamic parliamentarians call for supporting Jerusalem

[ 08/02/2011 – 09:32 AM ]   ISTANBUL, (PIC)– Participants in the International Forum for Islamic Parliamentarians have recommended reactivating the issue of occupied Jerusalem in face of growing Judaization attempts. The parliamentarians, who attended the forum in Istanbul, called for defending the issue of the Jerusalem MPs who are threatened with deportation from their […]

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Feb 8, 2011 | GAZA PALESTINE | TODAY NEWS LINKS| Gaza has been under siege for 1336 days | Spread-Share-Link or Tweet the News!

آخر الأخبار والتحديثات Every day updating all news, sources and actual information about Gaza – Palestine, check also earlier notes since June 1th, 2010 with all news from worldwide newspapers and sources. وسلام عليكم و رحمة الله و بركاته Feb 8, 2011 |GAZA-PALESTINE| TODAY NEWS LINKS **************************************************************** All daily news & Sources about Palestine : […]

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Palestinians to hold elections in July

Tue Feb 8, 2011 7:40AM The Palestinian cabinet will meet to name a date for the local elections in the West Bank. Following Hamas’ refusal to participate in the Palestinian Authority (PA) elections, Ramallah will hold local elections limited to the West Bank in July. The Palestinian Authority cabinet is to meet later on Tuesday […]

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