Archive | April 23, 2011

US weapons to Israel deter peace

By Josh Ruebner | Maan News | Apr 23, 2011 Israel may be forgiven for failing to realize the current fiscal woes of the United States. After all, US military aid to Israel not only sailed unscathed through last week’s passage of the 2011 budget, but reached the record level of $3 billion. The United […]

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Palestinian man arrested in Al-Khalil Saturday morning

[ 23/04/2011 – 10:45 AM ] AL-KHALIL, (PIC)– Israeli occupation forces (IOF) arrested Saturday morning a Palestinian man in the West Bank city of Al-Khalil. The man, identified as Mohammed Shakir al-Zaghir, was taken from his home in the Harat Sheikh neighborhood in central Al-Khalil and taken to an unknown destination. Separately, IOF soldiers disguised […]

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Palestinian prisoners suffer amid medical neglect

[ 23/04/2011 – 09:48 AM ] RAMALLAH, (PIC)– Wajdi Jodeh, a Palestinian prisoner in the Israeli Shata prison has been suffering from a skin allergy, but the prison has so far done nothing to treat him, the Mandela prisoner affairs group said on Friday. Mohammed Jibran, another Shata prisoner, has been placed in solitary confinement […]

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IOF troops enter southern Gaza, bulldoze land

[ 23/04/2011 – 08:58 AM ] RAFAH, (PIC)– Israeli occupation forces (IOF) advanced tens of meters into eastern Rafah in the southern area of Gaza Strip on Saturday morning, local sources reported. The sources told the PIC reporter that seven army vehicles including a bulldozer advanced into eastern Rafah and leveled land amidst intermittent firing. […]

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Foundation: Israel escalates excavations beneath Aqsa Mosque

[ 23/04/2011 – 10:27 AM ] OCCUPIED JERUSALEM, (PIC)– The Aqsa Foundation for Endowment and Heritage has confirmed that the Israeli occupation authorities have escalated excavations under the Aqsa Mosque and neighboring areas. According to evidence gathered by the foundation, Israeli authorities have carried out wide-ranging excavations in the southwestern region of the mosque and […]

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Where are all the villages: Ethnically cleansed & destroyed Manshiyya

abuaviv on Apr 21, 2011 Al-Manshiyya (Arabic: المنشية‎) was a Palestinian village with a Muslim orphanage and a mosque known as the mosque of Abu ‘Atiyya, which is still standing. The village was close to the shrine of Baha’u’llah, who was the founder of the Baha’i Faith, which is also still standing. Manshiyya was captured […]

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Gaza: Emotions, Easter, Electricity & Emancipation

Revealing Gaza: In The Eyes Of The Beholder | Apr 23, 2011 | by Omar Ghraieb Enjoy the ride of Truth…. 4 Es in Gaza & Palestine in general Emotions: Abeer Skafe,10,Hebron, died today after a nervous breakdown & complete paralysis for Israel denying her permission to see imprisoned father Easter: Gazan children celebrating Easter […]

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Palestinian Homes in Awarta (Near Itamar) Ransacked by Israeli Security Forces – in pictures

Joshua Bloom on Apr 13th, 2011 | Rabbis for Human Rights – North America Following the March 11, 2011 massacre of the Fogel family in the West Bank settlement of Itamar, Israeli security forces’ investigation has honed in on the neighboring Palestinian village of Awarta. According to Israeli press reports, the IDF has imposed a […]

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Palestinian girl died after being prevented from hugging father

Arabs Today In a unique case that highlights the sense of shock and the strain the occupation brings to bear on ordinary people, psychological trauma has been blamed for a Palestinian girl’slife-threatening coma after she was prevented by Israeli authorities from hugging her father when she went to visit him in prison where he is […]

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May 15: Al-Nakba Rally for Right of Return in New York

TO: Supporters of the Right of Return FROM: The Organizing Committee for Al-Nakba Commemoration 2011 in New York We are living in a time of revolution. The face of the Middle East is changing daily, and the force of people’s demands for justice and freedom have overwhelmed the dictators that have been holding the hopes […]

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Youths torch Israeli jeep in East Jerusalem

Apr 23, 2011 JERUSALEM (AFP) — Palestinian youths on Friday set on fire an Israeli army jeep after it flipped over in a flashpoint neighborhood of occupied east Jerusalem, Israeli police said. “The jeep had an accident and flipped. After that, Arab youths from Issawiya shot fireworks at it, setting it on fire,” Jerusalem police […]

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♻ Gaza Under Attack | April 22, 2011

In Media Israel destroys buildings in Gaza | Apr 22, 2011 – video Palestinian Farmer Wounded By Army Fire In Northern Gaza | Apr 22, 2011 Army Bulldozers Raze Factories In Gaza | Apr 22, 2011 Israeli army destroys installations in Gaza’s industrial zone | people daily online | Apr 22, 2011 Israel steps up […]

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Israeli troops attack 4 separate anti-Wall protests, injuring 16 civilians

Saturday April 23, 2011 04:50 by IMEMC & PNN On Friday, 16 civilians were injured and four abducted as Israeli troops attacked the weekly anti-wall protests in the villages of Bil’in, Nil’in and al-Nabi Saleh, in central West Bank as well as the village of al-Ma’sara, in the south. Cindy and Craig Corrie speaking at […]

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Clashes Reported In Occupied East Jerusalem, Soldier Wounded

Saturday April 23, 2011 04:21 by Saed Bannoura – IMEMC & Agencies Local sources in occupied East Jerusalem reported on Friday that clashes took place in Al Esawiyya and several other neighborhood in the city. One Israeli soldiers was wounded after military jeep caught fire. Image by Palestine-Info The sources stated that local youths hurled […]

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Troops Isolate Azzoun Village

Saturday April 23, 2011 03:49 by Saed Bannoura – IMEMC & Agencies Israeli soldiers isolated on Friday Azzoun village, near the northern West Bank city of Qalqilia, and prevented all residents from entering or leaving it. Soldiers Kidnapping A Palestinian Youth – File Local sources reported that soldiers were stationed on all entrances of the […]

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