Archive | February 11, 2011

US vows to veto UN resolution on Israel

Fri Feb 11, 2011 2:1AM US Deputy Secretary of State James Steinberg The United States says it will use its full power to block a United Nations resolution condemning Israel’s illegal settlements, a US diplomat says. “We have made very clear that we do not think the Security Council is the right place to engage […]

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ei: New Gaza factory, jobs destroyed in Israeli attack

Rami Almeghari, The Electronic Intifada, 10 February 2011 What remains of a plastics factory after it was bombed by Israel earlier this week. (Rami Almeghari) “I still cannot believe my eyes as I see the machines of our new factory, scattered to all corners,” said Rabah al-Hatto as he surveyed the rubble of his recently-established […]

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In Wake of Fourth Demolition, Tana Villagers Vow to Rebuild

10.02.11 – 21:51 Nablus – PNN – On Wednesday, Israeli army bulldozers demolished all but the mosque in the tiny village of Tana, east of Nablus, because it did not have the required permits. On Thursday afternoon, the villagers began to rebuild. This is their fourth time. A villager from Tana carries away part of […]

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ei: Groups warn of humanitarian consequences of Gaza closure

Report, The Electronic Intifada, 10 February 2011 Palestinians in Gaza demonstrate near the Rafah border, now closed to travelers. (Erica Silverman/IRIN) GAZA CITY, occupied Gaza Strip (IRIN) – Despite ongoing protests calling for Egyptian President Hosni Mubarak’s immediate resignation, petrol is once again flowing through the tunnels from Egypt into Gaza after supplies were cut […]

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Jews and three right-wing Israeli ministers desecrate Joseph’s Tomb in Nablus

[ 10/02/2011 – 02:44 PM ]   NABLUS, (PIC)– Hundreds of extremist Jewish settlers and three ministers desecrated last night Joseph’s Tomb in Nablus city and some of them caused havoc in a nearby Palestinian girls’ school. The visit was made under protection from Israeli soldiers and Palestinian authority security militias. Local sources said that […]

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Irish artists join forces to launch Gaza ship fundraiser · TheJournal

10/02/11, 4:33 pm 793 Views No Comments Share 202 Tweet 7 Actor Stephen Rea Image: Ian West/PA Wire A GROUP OF Irish artists including actor Stephen Rea have launched a fundraising project to help an Irish ship join an international flotilla to Gaza later this year. Dubbed the “Freedom Flotilla 2″, the ship will attempt […]

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Israeli Army occupies roof in Silwan

[ 10/02/2011 – 02:49 PM ]   OCCUPIED JERUSALEM, (PIC)– The Israeli Army has occupied the roof of a Palestinian building in East Jerusalem’s Silwan district. The military order is effective until August 5, 2011, but the residents have been given 14 days to appeal. They are prohibited from ascending to the building’s roof. The […]

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IOF troops desecrate mosque, detain West Bankers

[ 10/02/2011 – 02:39 PM ]   NABLUS, (PIC)– Israeli occupation forces (IOF) broke into an ancient mosque in Beit Dajan village, east of Nablus, and rounded up seven Palestinians in various West Bank areas at dawn Thursday. Local sources reported that the IOF soldiers took photos of the mosque from within and outside along […]

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Tadhamon: Israel demolishes 27 Palestinian structures in January

[ 10/02/2011 – 02:36 PM ]   NABLUS, (PIC)– A report issued by the Tadhamon (Solidarity) human rights group says Israel leveled 27 structures in the West Bank during January. That includes entire villages in the Negev and Jodan Valley, the Shepherd Hotel in East Jerusalem’s Sheikh Jarrah district and a school in Al-Khalil. The […]

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ei: Palestinians in Gaza feed Egyptian troops

Mohammed Omer, The Electronic Intifada, 10 February 2011 An Egyptian soldier at the border with Gaza. (Hatem Omar/MaanImages) RAFAH, occupied Gaza Strip (IPS) – Mustapha Suleiman, 27, from J Block east of the Rafah crossing with Egypt, crosses through gaps in the iron fence on the border carrying bread, water, cans of meat and a […]

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New Fund to Aid Palestinian Victims of Army Abuse

Thursday February 10, 2011 15:05 by Ramona M. The Popular Struggle Coordination Committee has created a new fund, the “Dismantling Impunity Fund”. This fund will aid Palestinians engaging in non-violent resistance pay for legal fees when suing Israel for deaths caused by the Israeli army. The fund’s aim is to directly challenge Israel’s culture of […]

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