Archive | April 21, 2011

PLO: The US Senators Resolution on Rescinding Goldstone Report is a Severe Mistake

20.04.11 – 17:32 | PNN – Palestine News Network Ramallah – PNN – The Palestine Liberation Organization Department of International Relations today condemned the US Senators Resolution last week calling the UN to rescind the Goldstone report which accuses Israel of committing war crimes by intentionally killing Palestinian civilians during the 2008 war on Gaza. […]

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Interview: Hamas lawmaker defies order to leave Jerusalem

Jillian Kestler-D’Amours |The Electronic Intifada |20 April 2011 Muhammad Totah (Jillian Kestler-D’Amours) Approximately a hundred persons gathered in the East Jerusalem neighborhood of Sheikh Jarrah on Friday, 15 April for midday prayer, and to show their solidarity with three Palestinian politicians who have lived inside a makeshift tent at the International Committee of the Red Cross headquarters […]

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Demolition masqued as Archeology: Israel gearing to open tunnel network under Aqsa Mosque area

[ 20/04/2011 – 03:53 PM ] OCCUPIED JERUSALEM, (PIC)– Israeli occupation authorities are making preparations ahead of opening a network of underground tunnels near the Aqsa Mosque in East Jerusalem, the Israeli Haaretz newspaper reported on Wednesday. The tunnels stretch from under walls of the sacred zone to Jerusalem’s Old City. Several tunnels had been […]

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Abbas: I won’t allow a new intifada

[ 20/04/2011 – 03:26 PM ] TUNIS, (PIC)– De facto Palestinian president Mahmoud Abbas said that he would not allow the outbreak of a new intifada (uprising) against Israeli occupation. Abbas, speaking to Tunisian journalists on Wednesday during his current visit to Tunisia, said that as long as he remained president of the Palestinian Authority […]

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Family committee of West Bank detainees holds Abbas responsible for life of Natsha

[ 20/04/2011 – 09:55 AM ] Al-KHALIL, (PIC)– The family committee of West Bank prisoners held de facto president Mahmoud Abbas and Al-Khalil governor Kamel Khalil fully responsible for the life of senior Hamas official Nabil Al-Natsha who suffers from cancer in the neck. Natsha is one of the most prominent national figures in Al-Khalil […]

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IOF soldiers, settlers storm WB cities, villages

[ 20/04/2011 – 03:01 PM ] QALQILIA, (PIC)– Israeli occupation forces (IOF) stormed the city of Qalqilia on Wednesday, detained citizens, and questioned them before handing six of them summonses to the intelligence headquarters. Local sources said that IOF troops in four army vehicles entered the city in the company of an intelligence officer ad […]

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Man sits outside Fayyad office demanding medical costs

[ 20/04/2011 – 09:51 AM ] RAMALLAH, (PIC)– A Bethlehem man has begun a sit-in outside of the office of the illegitimate premier of the Palestinian government in Ramallah Salam Fayyad demanding cost of fitting an electronic hand that would replace his own that was lost after being hit by Israeli forces. The man Yassin […]

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Maqdesi slams Israeli decision to introduce independence paper into schools

[ 20/04/2011 – 01:59 PM ] OCCUPIED JERUSALEM, (PIC)– Al-Maqdesi foundation for society development strongly denounced the Israeli ministry of education for deciding to introduce, as of the new academic year, the (alleged) declaration of Israel’s independence into all Palestinian schools in the occupied lands including Jerusalem. The foundation said the Israeli ministry of education […]

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Prof. Qassem: Israeli closure of West Bank requires resistance response

[ 20/04/2011 – 09:11 AM ] NABLUS, (PIC)– Dr. Abdul-Sattar Qassem political science professor at Al-Najah University in Nablus called for Palestinian response after Israel has closed off the West Bank for the Passover holidays. Palestinian condemnation statements and going to the UN Security Council and human rights organizations ”relaxes Israel”, Prof. Qassem said in […]

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Radwan: Israel attempting to incite the int’l public opinion against Hamas

[ 20/04/2011 – 02:17 PM ] GAZA, (PIC)– Senior Hamas official Ismail Radwan said Israel is trying to incite the international public opinion against his Movement through making lies that Hamas intends to carry out operations against it outside Palestine. In a press release, Radwan stressed that Hamas restricts its resistance activities against the Israeli […]

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Third intifada website bypasses Facebook closure

[ 20/04/2011 – 02:13 PM ] WASHINGTON, (PIC)– Palestinian youths in the United States have launched a website similar to Facebook to support calls for a third intifada (uprising) against Israel on May 15 timed to commemorate the Palestinian Nakba. The organizers said the site, dubbed Al-Quds Moon, was launched to support the ”struggle of […]

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On the wrong side of the wall

Photo: Phoebe Greenwood/IRIN Malak, eight, is in her last year at Al Nabi Samwil School, east Jerusalem JERUSALEM, 20 April 2011 (IRIN) – The one-room school building in the Palestinian village of An Nabi Samwil, near Jerusalem, serves as a classroom for eight pupils, a staff room, storeroom and the principal’s office. During the winter […]

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Apr 21, 2011 PALESTINE NEWS

SPECIAL TOPIC آخر الأخبار والتحديثات Apr 21 2011 | GAZA PALESTINE | TODAY NEWS LINKS| Gaza has been under siege for 1408 days | Spread-Share-Link or Tweet the News! New database reveals weapons to Israel, impact on Palestinians https://occupiedpalestine.wordpress.com/2011/04/21/new-database-reveals-weapons-to-israel-impact-on-palestinians/ ♻ Special Topic: Vittorio Arrigoni: Vik: a Friend, a Brother, a Humanist ♻ Special Topic: Action […]

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Palestinian worker drowns on Netanya beach

April 20, 2011 NABLUS (Ma’an) — A Palestinian worker from Nablus drowned Tuesday night, and was found on the Netanya beach in central Israel. A Palestinian source identified the man as Fouad Zyadeh, 46, from the village of Sura west of Nablus. Israeli police took the body of Zyadeh to a Tel Aviv hospital for […]

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Palestinians: Israel peace plan ‘reinvents occupation’

April 20, 2011 JERUSALEM (AFP) — Leaked details of a purported new Israeli peace plan show it to be “a reinvention of Israel’s occupation,” a senior Palestinian official said on Tuesday. Hanan Ashrawi, a leading member of the PLO, made the remarks after a report suggesting the international community could try to pressure Israel into […]

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