Archive | February 20, 2011

Zahhar: The US and Israel are the biggest losers in the Arab uprising

[ 20/02/2011 – 09:34 AM ]   GAZA, (PIC)– Member of Hamas’s political bureau Dr. Mahmoud Al-Zahhar said that the US and Israel are both the biggest losers in the changes taking place in the Arab world as a result of the popular revolutions. In a press statement to Safa news agency on Saturday, Dr. […]

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Jihad urges Abbas to give up the “peace process”

[ 20/02/2011 – 09:28 AM ]   GAZA, (PIC)– Islamic Jihad has lashed out at the US for using its veto power to block a UN Security Council resolution condemning Israel for building settlements in occupied Palestinian land. Khaled Al-Batesh, a Jihad leader, said in a press release on Saturday that the veto was a […]

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Israeli navy kidnaps three Palestinian fishermen

[ 20/02/2011 – 09:19 AM ]   GAZA, (PIC)– Israeli navy forces kidnapped on Saturday three Palestinian fishermen off the Gaza city coast and took them along with their fishing boat to an unknown destination. Local sources told the PIC reporter that the Israeli navy kidnapped the three fishermen shortly after they went out to […]

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Knesset approves bill punishing Israel boycotters

[ 17/02/2011 – 10:59 AM ]   OCCUPIED JERUSALEM, (PIC)– The Israeli Knesset has approved a bill calling for heavy sanctions to be imposed on boycotters of Israeli companies inside Israel and abroad. If passed, the bill would impose fines on Israelis calling for boycotts on Israel and would forbid foreign boycotters from stepping foot […]

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Barakah: If Galilee is liberated, refugees are ready to return to their homes

[ 18/02/2011 – 12:40 PM ]   BEIRUT, (PIC)– Ali Barakah, Hamas’s representative in Lebanon, welcomed the speech of Sayyed Hasan Nasrallah, Secretary General of Hizbullah, in which he said that his resistance fighters were prepared to liberate Galilee if Israel launched a war against Lebanon. In a written statement he said that his movement […]

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Egyptian authorities announce partial opening of the Rafah crossing

[ 18/02/2011 – 08:50 PM ]   GAZA, (PIC)– The Egyptian authorities have announced the opening of the Rafah crossing for those stranded at the crossing and for humanitarian cases only hours after a call by Sheikh Yusuf al-Qardawi for opening the border crossing. Egyptian media said on Friday that Egyptian security decided to partially […]

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Haneyya invites Qardawi to visit Gaza

[ 19/02/2011 – 06:23 PM ]   GAZA, (PIC)– Palestinian premier Ismail Haneyya reached Dr. Yousef Al-Qaradawi, head of the International Union of Muslim Scholars Association, on the phone on Saturday and invited him to visit the Gaza Strip. Haneyya congratulated Qaradawi and the Egyptian people over the success of the Egyptian “revolution”. He expressed […]

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Mishaal: Hamas has new initiatives in store

[ 19/02/2011 – 06:26 PM ]   DAMASCUS, (PIC)– Hamas politburo chief Khalid Mishaal said his party has in store new initiatives relating to developments in Palestine after consulting with Palestinian factions. The announcement comes after the US used its power of veto to strike down a resolution put to the UN Security Council that […]

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Palestinians jailed in Egypt announce hunger strike demanding freedom

[ 19/02/2011 – 06:20 PM ]   GAZA, (PIC)– Palestinians held in a prison in Egypt announced Saturday they will go on hunger strike after hopes for freedom under the new hold of power were crushed. All of the 19 Palestinians detained at the Al-Aqrab Prison in Hilwan (Greater Cairo) kicked off a hunger strike […]

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Jewish settlers attack Palestinian village

[ 19/02/2011 – 05:13 PM ]   AL-KHALIL, (PIC)– Armed Jewish settlers attacked Palestinians in Um Al-Khair area south of Yatta village, in Al-Khalil district, on Saturday, local sources said. Eyewitnesses told the PIC that  the settlers, escorted by Israeli occupations soldiers, threw stones and empty bottles on the Palestinian citizens. They added that the […]

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Settlers Attacks Residents In Hebron & Yatta – International Middle East Media Center

Saturday February 19, 2011 14:54 by Sandy Khair – IMEMC & Agencies On Saturday, Israeli settlers attacked several citizens in the city of Hebron and the nearby town of Yatta. An eyewitness reported that Nassar Mohammad al- Rajabi was wounded and suffered bruising to various parts of his body after being pelted with stones in […]

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Report: Israel sold 1,400 West Bank, J’lem settlement homes in 2010

[ 19/02/2011 – 10:37 AM ]   NAZARETH, (PIC)– The Israeli Ministry of Housing sold 1,400 to settlers in East Jerusalem and the West Bank in 2010, a Palestinian researcher inside 1948-occupied Palestine said in a report on Saturday. According to data gathered by Attorney Qais Nasser, a lecturer in planning, most of the units […]

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Green spaces to appropriate vast tracts of Palestinian land around Old City

Saturday, 19 February, 2011 | 12:18 Silwan, Jerusalem (SILWANIC) —  Reports were published in local Palestinian, national Israeli and foreign media in 2009 regarding the Israeli government’s intention to establish a band of gardens and green spaces around Jerusalem’s old city. The project, to be undertaken in collaboration with various Israeli settlement associations, aims to […]

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‘US has no right to dominate Muslims’

PressTV – Sat Feb 19, 2011 10:6AM Iranian Parliament Speaker Ali Larijani Iran’s Parliament Speaker Ali Larijani says the United States and Zionists are not entitled to dominate Muslims, adding the popular awakening in the region cannot be suppressed with political incentives. “The US is responsible for the killings in the regions,” Larijani was quoted […]

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Hamas says US veto of UN illegal settlements vote ‘outrageous’ – Region – World – Ahram Online

Hamas condemns the United States’ veto against issuing a Security Council resolution to halt the building of illegal Israeli settlements AFP , Saturday 19 Feb 2011 A Palestinian protester waves a burning US flag during a demonstration calling to end the split between the West Bank and Gaza, in the West Bank city of Ramallah, […]

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