Archive | March 31, 2011

Settlers injure Ramallah woman

March 31, 2011 RAMALLAH (Ma’an) — Israeli settlers threw stones Wednesday at a 36-year-old woman driving between Ramallah and Birzeit, who was later hospitalized. The woman, identified as Rula Al-Qwasmy, suffered broken bones and a concussion, and was transferred to a hospital in Ramallah. The incident comes amid a continued wave of settler violence targeting […]

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Hamas official: Reasons holding off Israeli war

March 31, 2011 KHAN YOUNIS, Gaza (Ma’an) — A Hamas lawmaker laid out three reasons why he believes Israel has not expanded its offensive against Gaza in recent weeks, in a statement from the movement’s media office. Hamas leader and PLC member Salah Al-Bardawil, listed the the current agreement between the Gaza factions on a […]

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Mute until Age Four, Palestinian Girl Speaks Like a Scholar

31.03.11 – 14:16 Osama Awad – PNN/Exclusive – She’s a little girl in the flower of her youth, but she didn’t say a word until she was four years old. Then one day, Jihan Abu Aliya started speaking unlike any other child her age—in the language of the Qur’an. Child phenom Jihan Abu Aliya (PNN […]

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Olmert says Gaza war inevitable

PressTV – Thu Mar 31, 2011 11:21AM Former Israeli PM Ehud Olmert Former Israeli Prime Minister Ehud Olmert has said that an all-out war against the Gaza Strip is inevitable. “If there’s one thing I regret — it’s that we didn’t finish the job back then — we cannot avoid the need to complete the […]

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Hamas meets with Supreme Council ruling Egypt

31/03/2011 – 10:08 AM CAIRO, (PIC)– A delegation of Hamas led by Mahmoud Zahar has met with the Supreme Council of the Armed Forces, which received power in Egypt following the ouster of former president Hosni Mubarak, as well as several political forces and Egyptian parties and a number of youth behind the Jan. 25 […]

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The Village of Husan Commemorates Land Day

31.03.11 – 12:05 AIC Media to PNN – On the morning of March 30 in commemoration of the 35th anniversary of Land Day, residents of the village of Husan, together with Palestinian and international volunteers, planted some olive trees in a piece of land that is threatened by the settlers of the Bitar ‘Illit colony. […]

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Israel plan for Gaza island aims to detach population from historic Palestine

Posted by gazasolidarity at PS.HADNEWS.COM on Thursday, March 31, 2011 at 10:28 am. A Dubai ‘palm tree’ off the coast of Gaza? What are the Israelis thinking? It’s being sold as an economic opportunity but the main aim seems to be to try to further detach the people of Gaza from Palestine with all border […]

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Daily Roundup: Settler Attacks in Ramallah, Jenin; Three-year-old Hit by Settler Car; Four Arrested

31.03.11 – 11:09| PNN – Palestine News Network Hebron – PNN – Settler violence swept the West Bank on Wednesday night and Thursday morning, injuring two Palestinians in Jenin and one in Ramallah, while a settler car struck a three-year-old Palestinian girl in Hebron. Nighttime Israeli military raids concluded with the arrests of four Palestinians. […]

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Palestine embassy expects official answer from Ukraine about disappearance of Palestinian

March 31 , 2011 | Interfax-Ukraine (Kyiv )– The Embassy of Palestine in Ukraine expects an official answer from the Ukrainian authorities on the situation related to the disappearance of Palestinian citizen Dirar Abu Sisi on Ukrainian territory. “We are waiting for official information, an official answer from the Ukrainian authorities in order to establish […]

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IOA planning to expropriate 662 Palestinian dunums in OJ

31/03/2011 – 09:02 AM OCCUPIED JERUSALEM, (PIC)– The Israeli occupation authority (IOA) is planning to confiscate 662 dunums of Palestinian land between Tur and Aissawayia villages in occupied Jerusalem. The Israeli Ir Amim organization, specialized in monitoring the situation in East Jerusalem, said on Wednesday that the planning and construction committee of Jerusalem municipality had […]

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Shin Bet chiefs spearhead the occupation

March 31, 2011 | Haaretz Israel has become the Shin Bet state that philosopher Yeshayahu Leibowitz prophesied. Unlike its counterparts in the West, this security service is involved in almost every aspect of our lives. By Gideon Levy The appointment of that next head of the Shin Bet security service, and it’s not that guy […]

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The ‘A-Word’ in Hebron

By Letty Cottin Pogrebin Published March 23, 2011, issue of April 01, 2011. You’ve probably read about the situation in the West Bank city of Hebron, where some 800 Jewish settlers live in the midst of 170,000 Palestinians. But being there is something else. Being there can make you sick to your stomach; being there […]

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Protest tent in Ramallah square vandalized

March 31, 2011 RAMALLAH (Ma’an) — A group of Palestinians attacked a protest tent in Ramallah on Wednesday and burned books that were in it leading to fist fights among the youth. One of the March 15 protesters told Ma’an the police were in the area and intervened to stop the attackers. Police also helped […]

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A NEW GUANTANAMO or A NEW SEASON OF FANTASY ISLAND

Posted by desertpeace on Wednesday, March 30, 2011 at 3:48 pm. Four questions arise from the following report and video…. 1. How long does Israel intend to keep Gaza under siege? 2. How long does Israel intend to keep Abbas ‘in charge’ of the Palestinian Authority?? A third question might be…. 3. Is this proposed […]

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INTIFADA THREE | PART THREE

March 31, 2011 at 09:22 « Desertpeace First there was Part 1 ….. FACEBOOK STARTING TO LOOK LIKE PAC MAN Then the 2nd Part ….. THIRD INTIFADA: NOW YOU SEE IT, NOW YOU DON’T Now presenting Part 3 …… Removed third intifada page regains 27,000 fans in first day OCCUPIED JERUSALEM, The organizers of the third Palestinian […]

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