Archive | April 1, 2011

Israeli airstrike kills 3 Palestinians

PressTV – Fri Apr 1, 2011 10:10PM An Israeli F-16 fighter jet (file photo) An Israeli airstrike has killed at least three Palestinians in the south of the Gaza Strip, medical staff and witnesses say. The target was a car in the area of Khan Younis town early Saturday, a Press TV correspondent reported. The […]

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Hamas: Netanyahu impedes Shalit’s release and misleads his family

01/04/2011 – 03:22 PM GAZA , (PIC)– Hamas accused the Israeli occupation Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu of “misleading the family of Gilad Shalit,” the soldier who was captured by Palestinian resistance on 25 June 2006. The movement added that “the real reason that hindered reaching a prisoner-exchange deal so far has been the outright rejection […]

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Witnesses: Palestinian child run over by settler

April 1, 2011 HEBRON (Ma’an) — An Israeli settler ran over a three-year-old girl and fled the scene in central Hebron on Thursday, locals said. Lana Al-Ja’bari was transferred to hospital with moderate injuries, her relatives said She was run over near the Al-Ibrahimi Mosque in the presence of Israeli soldiers, witnesses said. On Monday, […]

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Settlers attack shop, home in Hebron

April 1, 2011 HEBRON (Ma’an) — Israeli settlers attacked a shop and a home in the West Bank city of Hebron on Thursday, witnesses said. Onlookers said settlers destroyed the contents of a store in Jaber neighborhood and damaged a Palestinian home in Tel Rumeida in central Hebron. Source

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Israel to attack next Gaza aid flotilla as siege continues

Friday, 01 April 2011 14:50 | Palestine Telegraph London, (Pal Telegraph) – UN Secretary General Ban Ki-moon must prove his commitment to upholding human rights and international law by rejecting the request by Israeli Prime Minister Binyamin Netanyahu to help stop the flotilla of ships planning to set sail in May to break the four-year-old […]

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The Palestine Papers – The End of the Road?

Please join us for the launch of… The Palestine Papers: The End of the Road? by Clayton Swisher Introduction by Karl Sabbagh, managing director of Hesperus Press Clayton Swisher, the author and analyst for Al-Jazeera TV of the leaked Palestine papers, will present key findings from a detailed analysis of meetings between representatives of Israel, […]

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HRW: New laws marginalize Palestinian Arab citizens

1 April 2011 By Human Rights Watch, http://www.HRW.org – 30 March 2011 Measures Threaten Discrimination; Chill Freedom of Expression Two new Israeli laws affecting Israel’s Palestinian Arab residents would promote discrimination and stifle free expression, Human Rights Watch said today. One would authorize rural, Jewish-majority communities to reject Palestinian Arab citizens of Israel and other […]

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Netanyahu seeks UN help to stop flotilla

(AFP) – April 1, 2011 JERUSALEM — Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu called UN chief Ban Ki-moon on Friday and asked him to stop an international flotilla of ships seeking to break Israel’s Gaza blockade, Netanyahu’s office said. A statement said Netanyahu told the secretary general that among the organisers of the flotilla, expected to […]

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ei: In Palestine, curse anything but the land

Mohammed Rabah Suliman, The Electronic Intifada, 1 April 2011 A demonstrator hangs a Palestinian flag from an electrical tower on Land Day in Gaza, 30 March 2010. (Wissam Nassar/MaanImages) On 30 March 1976, while thousands of Palestinian citizens of Israel were protesting against the expropriation of their lands, Israeli security forces shot and killed six […]

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Mossad ‘stole’ Gaza man from train in Ukraine

April 1, 2011 A scandal is flaring up after the arrest of a Palestinian engineer was confirmed by the Israeli government. Dirar Abu Sisi, accused of links with Hamas, vanished from a train near Kiev earlier this month. Ukranian police say they’re not responsible for the operation. RT’s Alexey Yaroshevsky reports. YouTube – Mossad ‘stole’ […]

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The Palestinian Prisoners’ Forum warns against Israeli law preventing Palestinian detainees from meeting with lawyers

Friday, 01 April 2011 14:00 A Palestinian rights organisation has warned against the dangers of the law approved by the Israeli Ministerial Committee for Law and Constitution which authorises Israeli courts to prevent certain Palestinian detainees from meeting with their lawyers for a whole year. The Palestinian Prisoners’ Forum stated in a press release that […]

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Army Kidnaps A Hamas Leader In Ramallah

Friday April 01, 2011 12:37 by Saed Bannoura – IMEMC & Agencies Israeli soldiers kidnapped on Thursday evening, Mohammad Ahmad Rayyan, a political leader of the Hamas movement in the central West Bank city of Ramallah. Soldiers Kidnapping a Palestinian Man Rayyan’s arrest comes a few days after her was release from a detention facility […]

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Hamas: “Israel Is Deluding Its People, Obstructing Swap Deal”

Friday April 01, 2011 11:12by Saed Bannoura – IMEMC & Agencies Islamic Resistance Movement, Hamas, issued a press release accusing Israel, and its Prime Minister, Benjamin Netanyahu, of acting to sabotage internationally-mediated talks that aims at conducting a prisoner-swap deal. Graffiti of Gilad Shalit In Gaza The movement said that the “real reason that obstructs […]

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HASBARA THREATS IN THE NAME OF ISLAM

Posted by desertpeace at PS.HADNEWS.COM  on Friday, April 1, 2011 at 8:31 am. When I see a ‘threat’ like the following one, I immediately suspect something not quite ‘kosher’ with the situation….. All Muslims? Just who do these people think they are speaking for all Muslims? And when FaceBook DID block the page did they […]

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Israel’s narrowing options

Al-Ahram Weekly | Region |  April 1, 2011 The spread of democratic revolutions in the Arab world has already blunted the usual belligerence of Israel, writes Saleh Al-Naami It was 10.30am last Saturday when the mobile phone of an official closely linked with Ismail Haniyeh, the prime minister of Gaza, rang. On the other end […]

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