Archive | February 8, 2011

Settlers Harass Palestinian Children after Israeli Military Fails to Provide Escort

Tuesday, 08 February 2011 07:25 CPT/Operation Dove On the afternoon of 7 February 2011, three Israeli settlers from Havat Ma’on outpost chased a group of 12 Palestinian schoolchildren who were walking home from school. Settlers from the Havat Ma’on outpost   The Israeli military had failed to arrive to escort the schoolchildren, forcing the children […]

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AIC Video: Settlement Expansion Protest

Tuesday, 08 February 2011 07:07 Alternative Information Center (AIC) Over 30 people gathered in front of the Jerusalem municipality Monday (February 7) morning in protest of a new settlement project that was approved for the East Jerusalem neighborhood of Sheikh Jarrah. Palestinian families will be evicted to make room for 13 apartments built exclusively for […]

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ei: Smell of freedom is sweet in this small Egyptian town

Emad Mekay, The Electronic Intifada, 7 February 2011 Some Egyptians say they feel safer without the police on the streets. (Matthew Cassel) CAIRO (IPS) – Imam Mohammed al-Saba of the Eisa mosque here in the center of the rural town Kirdasa takes the pulpit to tell his congregation he can smell “the air of freedom […]

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Washington Faces the Arab Revolts

20:53 02/07/2011 For the US there are no strategic relationships only permanent interests. By James Petras To understand the Obama regime’s policy toward Egypt, the Mubarak dictatorship and the popular uprising it is essential to locate it in an historical context. The essential point is that Washington, after several decades of being deeply embedded in […]

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RI to build cardiac center in Gaza

    The Jakarta Post, Jakarta | Tue, 02/08/2011 9:28 AM | National   The government will build a cardiac center at Al-Syifa Hospital in North Gaza, Palestine. Health Minister Endang Sedyaningsih said that the center would be funded by a Rp 20 billion (US$2.24 million) grant from the Indonesian government to the Gaza community […]

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