Archive | May 10, 2011

Israel holds former minister in administrative detention

[ 10/05/2011 – 10:03 AM ] AL-KHALIL, (PIC)– Israeli occupation authority held former Palestinian minister of local government Issa Al-Ja’bari under administrative detention, human rights sources said on Tuesday. They told the PIC that Israeli interrogators told Ja’bari of the decision at the pretext of “a secret security file” for his affiliation with Hamas. No […]

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Peres claims that Palestinian declaration of independence will continue, not end, conflict

Tuesday, 10 May 2011 11:44| MEMO The President of Israel has claimed that a move by the Palestinian Authority to seek UN recognition of an independent Palestinian state will “continue, not bring an end to, the conflict with the Zionist state. According to the Jerusalem Post, Shimon Peres believes that seeking statehood “without answering Israel’s […]

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Israeli Arabs invited to take part in Nakba march

Tuesday, 10 May 2011 12:15| MEMO Opportunity to demonstrate Palestinian reconciliation in the wake of the agreement signed by Fatah and Hamas The Palestinian Arab community in Israel has been invited to take part in a march to commemorate the Nakba (Catastrophe) as the 63rd anniversary of the founding of the Zionist state approaches. The […]

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UK protesters to ask for a free Palestine

Tue May 10, 2011 12:12PM Free Palestine protesters are to meet on Saturday 14 May to urge the UK government to take actions to stop Israel’s illegal occupation of Palestine. Demonstrators asking for an “End to Siege on Gaza” and a “free Palestine” will gather outside Downing Street, London at noon on 14 May. The […]

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UK plans to promote Israel condemned

Tue May 10, 2011 12:32PM A British boy holds a Palestinian flag during a pro-Palestinian rally in London. Pro-Palestinian groups in the UK condemn a key Israeli lobbyist for planning a summit in London that aims to portray a positive image of the Israeli regime. The British Israel Communications and Research Centre has organized the […]

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UK protesters to ask for a free Palestine

Free Palestine protesters are to meet on Saturday 14 May to urge the UK government to take actions to stop Israel’s illegal occupation of Palestine. (Ahlul Bayt News Agency) – Demonstrators asking for an “End to Siege on Gaza” and a “free Palestine” will gather outside Downing Street, London at noon on 14 May. The […]

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Egypt should seek end to Gaza siege

Tue May 10, 2011 1:17PM Arab League Secretary General Amr Moussa Egypt’s presidential candidate Amr Moussa says the country should put pressure on Israel to lift the crippling blockade on the Gaza Strip. “The whole world has said exactly what I am saying — that the siege has to come to an end. The old […]

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Sheikh Sabri warns of Likud MP’s storming of the Aqsa

[ 10/05/2011 – 12:48 PM ] OCCUPIED JERUSALEM, (PIC)– Sheikh Ekrema Sabri, the head of the higher Islamic authority and Khatib (preacher) of the Aqsa Mosque in occupied Jerusalem, has warned of the reported intention by Danny Danon, the Likud member of the Knesset, to storm the holy site. He said in a statement on […]

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Sources To PNN: President Abbas Affirm his Intention not to Run in 2012 Elections

10.05.11 – 15:25 | PNN Ramallah – PNN Exclusive – Sources told PNN that Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas of Fatah told its Revolutionary Council that he will not be running for a new tern in the 2012 elections. Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas – Archive Moreover President Abbas asked Fatah leaders who left the Gaza Strip […]

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France Extends Further Aid As Palestinian Government Wages Remain Unpaid

Tuesday May 10, 2011 11:10 by Kevin Murphy – IMEMC and Agencies The Palestinian Prime Minister Salam Fayyad has said his administration is unable to pay the wages of its some 150,000 employees due to Israel’s refusal to transfer Palestinian tax to the Palestinian Authority. The government wages have gone un-paid since their due date […]

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Army Invades Jenin

Tuesday May 10, 2011 02:27 by Saed Bannoura – IMEMC & Agencies Israeli soldiers invaded on Monday afternoon the southern area of the northern West Bank city of Jenin, and surrounded the Jenin branch of the Al Quds Open University. FIle – Soldiers Invading Jenin – Palestine-Info Eyewitnesses reported that several armored military vehicles invaded […]

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The Palestinian Prisoners’ Children – video

Almost 9,000 Palestinians are being held in prisons inside Israel, in violation of international humanitarian law. In hundreds of cases, Israel forbids adult relatives to visit, so it is left to children under 16 to maintain the family contact. Producer: Btselem Organization. Source Related Special Topic: The “Pied Piper of Hamelin” is Alive. Not in […]

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Soldiers Kidnap Four Palestinians & a Child In the West Bank

Tuesday May 10, 2011 02:49 by Saed Bannoura – IMEMC & Agencies Israeli soldiers kidnapped, on Monday at dawn, four Palestinians during a number of invasions and attacks targeting several areas in the occupied West Bank. File – Image Luay Sababa/MaanImages) The army broke into several homes forcing the residents, including children, out of their […]

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Defend the right to criticise Israel

Defend the right to criticise Israel: Wednesday 11th May 2011 at 9:30am Meet outside Cupar Sheriff Court County Buildings St Catherine Street Cupar KY15 4LX Map ISRAEL CRITICS FACE “RACISM” CHARGE OPEN LETTER: Two students at St. Andrews University are facing racially aggravated conduct charges after allegedly making comments and gestures critical of the State […]

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Unity agreement bolsters struggle for a free Palestine

By Gene Clancy Published May 9, 2011 8:53 PM Thousands of Palestinians in both Gaza and the West Bank cheered the news that the occupied Palestinian territories had taken a major step toward reconciliation. On April 27 the movements of Hamas and Fatah announced an agreement to unite. In a move that seems to have […]

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