Archive | February 9, 2011

IOF sweeps West Bank arresting at least 7, including man from Hamas

[ 09/02/2011 – 04:24 PM ]   TUBAS, (PIC)– Israeli forces stormed the town of Tamoun south of Tubas arresting one man linked with Hamas amid escalated military activity that swept the West Bank Wednesday morning. Locals reported ten military vehicles raided the town and surrounded the home of Adam Bani Odeh, a 34-year-old supporter […]

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IOF levels entire village in Jordan Valley

[ 09/02/2011 – 04:51 PM ]   NABLUS, (PIC)– The IOF leveled an entire village near the West Bank city of Beit Furik on Wednesday morning also confiscating private property. It argued it was established on a closed military zone. Meanwhile, residents of the Negev village of Araqib are left homeless for the 16th time. […]

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IOA denies Palestinian prisoner urgently needed dental treatment

[ 09/02/2011 – 04:54 PM ]   RAMALLAH, (PIC)– The medical clinic in the Israeli Hasharon jail has refused to offer treatment for Palestinian prisoner Qahera Al-Saadi, the lawyer of the international Tadamoun institution for human rights, Ahmed Al-Beitawi, said. He said in a press release on Wednesday that the condition of Saadi, who has […]

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Hamas holds Abbas, Fatah responsible for ramifications of its election decision

[ 09/02/2011 – 04:47 PM ]   RAMALLAH, (PIC)– The Hamas Movement on Wednesday held de facto president Mahmoud Abbas and Fatah faction fully responsible for the serious repercussions of holding unilateral elections in the West Bank on the unity of the Palestinian people and the future of their national cause. Hamas said this decision […]

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Egypt passport official: No Palestinians allowed into Egypt

[ 09/02/2011 – 04:25 PM ]   CAIRO, (PIC)– An official at the Egyptian passports authority said on Wednesday that instructions were received banning entry of Palestinians into Egypt. The official, who wished to remain anonymous, told AFP that 12 Palestinians were deported to the places from where they came from in implementation of the […]

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Chief West Bank rabbi issues ruling that legalizes killing Arabs

[ 09/02/2011 – 04:42 PM ]   OCCUPIED JERUSALEM, (PIC)– The chief rabbi of the Kiryat Arba has ruled it legal to kill all Gentiles (non-Jews) without qualification. The ruling by Dov Lior was derived from other major Israeli rabbis who hold it permissible to kill Arabs without cause. Israeli police have publicly arrested Lior, […]

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MP Azaboun slams PA security for violating his immunity

[ 09/02/2011 – 03:52 PM ]   BETHLEHEM, (PIC)– Hamas lawmaker in Bethlehem Anwar Azaboun strongly denounced the Palestinian authority security militias in the city for violating his parliamentary immunity and issuing an arbitrary summons against him. Security men on Wednesday morning handed the family of MP Azaboun a summons from the preventive security apparatus. […]

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Jewish settlers try to block Spanish FM from visit to Palestinians in Al-Khalil

[ 09/02/2011 – 11:26 AM ]   AL-KHALIL, (PIC)– Jewish settlers in the West Bank city of Al-Khalil attempted to block on Tuesday Spanish Foreign Minister Trinidad Jiménez from entering the Old City during a three-day visit she paid there. Spain along with other EU states have spent millions since 1999 to renovate an Arab neighborhood in […]

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MADA: Attacks on Journalists Increased in January

PNN – Palestine News Network –  09.02.11 – 17:15 Ramallah – PNN – The Palestinian Center for Development and Media Freedoms (MADA) issued its monthly report for January 2011 documenting violations against journalists and  media  organizations in the Palestinian territories. Israeli Attacks: According to MADA report the Israeli military continued their violations against Palestinian journalists […]

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Israel bombs medical aid warehouse in Gaza

Wednesday, 09 February 2011 15:40 Israeli aircraft carried out air raids on the Gaza Strip destroying a medical aid warehouse. EXCLUSIVE PICTURES Israeli aircraft carried out a number of air raids on the Gaza Strip early on Wednesday 9 February, destroying a medical aid warehouse in Gaza City. The raids began shortly after midnight, hitting […]

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New “PR-Campaign” : Jewish settlers abuse the Spanish Foreign Minister on visit to Hebron

Wednesday, 09 February 2011 14:30   Illegal Jewish settlers in the Old Town of Hebron (Al-Khalil) hurled verbal abuse at the Spanish Foreign Minister this week when he tried to visit the area to assess the situation of Palestinian residents. The settlers blocked the progress of the delegation which was accompanied by the Governor of […]

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Jerusalem MPs hold Palestinian Authority complicit in the Judaization of the Holy City

Wednesday, 09 February 2011 13:30 Palestinian National Authority Jerusalem MPs threatened with deportation from their home city by Israel have accused the Palestinian Authority and what they call “Arab and international complicity” responsible for the increasing Judaisation of occupied East Jerusalem. The MPs’ statement was prompted by the decision of the Zionist state to construct […]

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Germany to Donate EUR 6.5 Million for the Palestinian Education Sector

PNN – Palestine News Network – 09.02.11 – 15:31 Ramallah – to PNN – Germany signed an agreement to support the Palestinian Education sector with EUR 6.5 million on Wednesday. Archive The  was signed by the Palestinian Authority, represented by Dr. Ali Jarbawi, Minister of Planning and Administrative Development and Ms. Lamis Al Alami, Minister […]

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IPS bargains to heal attempted murder victim for his silence

[ 09/02/2011 – 10:39 AM ]   GAZA, (PIC)– The Israeli prison service has bargained to treat a Palestinian man who was poisoned at the Eishel prison for his silence to the media over the attempted hit, the prisoner affairs ministry in Gaza reported. Haitham Izzat Saliheyya, who is serving a life sentence, has absolutely […]

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Radwan: Quartet not fair

[ 09/02/2011 – 11:01 AM ]   GAZA, (PIC)– Hamas leader Dr. Ismail Radwan has denounced the international quartet committee’s statement calling on the Palestinians to resume talks with the Israeli occupation authority (IOA). He said in a statement to the PIC on Tuesday night that the quartet’s call is in service of the IOA […]

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