Archive | May 7, 2011

Arab marches marking Nakba to head to Palestine borders

[ 07/05/2011 – 09:32 AM ] BEIRUT, (PIC)– A wide-ranging march to be launched in Lebanon will head for the border with occupied Palestine to mark the Nakba (disaster) on May 15, the step was announced in the Lebanese press association in the presence of Hamas representative Ali Baraka and march coordinator Hani Suleiman. The […]

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Israeli forces evacuate Khirbet Umm Nir

May 7, 2011 10:22 HEBRON (Ma’an) — Israeli forces evicted around 110 Palestinians from a small village south of Hebron on Thursday, residents said. Usama Al-Habour told Ma’an that soldiers demolished 12 tents and barns from Khirbet Umm Nir, east of Yatta, for the third time in two months. The residents had been given a […]

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Jerusalemite youths wounded in Silwan confrontations

[ 07/05/2011 – 06:48 AM ] OCCUPIED JERUSALEM, (PIC)– Violent confrontations were reported on Friday in a number of suburbs in Silwan town in occupied Jerusalem between civilians and the Israeli occupation soldiers. Local sources said that the clashes were particularly violent in Batn Al-Hawa suburb where an Israeli military post is located, adding that […]

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Palestinians rejoice Fatah-Hamas unity

Sat May 7, 2011 4:11AM Palestinians celebrate the reconciliation agreement between Fatah and Hamas during a rally in Gaza on May 4, 2011. Palestinians have once again held rallies to celebrate the signing of a unity deal which put an end to years of division between leaders in the West Bank and the Gaza Strip. […]

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Palestinians are not ‘human,’ says CUNY trustee who rejected Kushner

by Philip Weiss on May 6, 2011 | Mondoweiss The shoe is finally on the other foot. The pro-Israel folks have overplayed their hand. Or one of them anyway– so how long before Jeffrey Wiesenfeld, the CUNY trustee who helped to kibosh the Tony Kushner honorary degree out of concern that he had hurt Israel, […]

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Occupation gives notice to 50 Palestinian families to leave Jerusalem

[ 06/05/2011 – 09:17 PM ] OCCUPIED JERUSALEM, (PIC)– In the latest of a series of measures by the Israeli occupation to empty Jerusalem of its indigenous population, the occupation authorities gave eviction notices to about 50 families from the Saraya’a clan who live in the Abu Hindi valley east of the occupied holy city. […]

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Palestine & Israel in Crisis: A Talk with Noam Chomsky

Chomsky (AP Photo) By Zach Jensen/Special to LAist May 6, 2011 The Middle East has been a hotbed of sociopolitical activities as of late, from the uprisings in Egypt–spawning similar uprisings in countries such as Libya–to the continued conflicts surrounding the “war on terror,” which reached a pinnacle this past weekend with the killing of […]

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Dozens Wounded By The Army in Silwan

Friday May 06, 2011 23:49 by Saed Bannoura – IMEMC & Agencies Palestinian medical sources in occupied East Jerusalem reported Friday that dozens of residents were injured after Israeli soldiers and policemen attacked a protest in Silwan, in occupied East Jerusalem. Two homes caught fire after soldiers fired teargas bombs into them. File – Bokra.net […]

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French group to send aid delegation to Palestine

Fri May 6, 2011 8:28PM Ramin Mazaheri, Press TV, Paris Excitement charged the atmosphere at this recruitment rally in Paris held by the group Welcome Palestine, whose aid delegation will arrive shortly after Turkey’s next flotilla, which is set for mid-June. Many of the attendees already have airplane tickets for July 8th, when between 500 […]

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Bin Laden and the Palestinians

Ghada Karmi | The Electronic Intifada | 6 May 2011 Following the announcement of Osama Bin Laden’s killing, the Obama administration must pursue a paradigm based on justice. Pondering Osama Bin Laden’s killing on 1 May, I found myself linking that event to another that took place 63 years ago in Palestine. It was not that Palestinians […]

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Erasure – A Poem from Palestine

Translator’s note: My father Abdul Karim Sabawi never published this poem before although he did publish countless of books of poetry. He said this one he kept in his heart like a blade that pierced him and released a bitter poison of doubt that he too would become part of a nation ethnically cleansed and driven […]

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Boycott Israel Movement Creates ‘Sea Change’: An Interview with Palestinian Human Rights Activist Omar Barghouti

By Alex Kane  | From the April 27, 2011 issue The Indypendent  | Posted in Gaza CREDIT: Leo Garcia Modeled on the international campaign of economic and political pressure that helped bring an end to South African apartheid nearly two decades ago, the growing boycott, divestment and sanctions (BDS) movement targeting Israel’s occupation of Palestinian […]

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Joyous at reconciliation

Al-Ahram Weekly | Region | May 6, 2011 A sense of jubilation has spread across the occupied territories at news of a reconciliation deal between Fatah and Hamas, though many details remain to be ironed out, writes Saleh Al-Naami The meeting on 27 April of hundreds of soccer fans rooting for Barcelona or Real Madrid […]

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May 7, 2011 PALESTINE NEWS

SPECIAL TOPIC آخر الأخبار والتحديثات May 7, 2011 | GAZA PALESTINE | TODAY NEWS LINKS| Gaza has been under siege for 1424 days | Spread-Share-Link or Tweet the News! Top  10 Most Viewed Posts PALESTINE UNITED!  THE UNITY AGREEMENT – news – video – in pictures Israeli Confessions – video Stolen Children, Stolen Lives – […]

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