Archive | May 12, 2011

Israeli troops kidnap Hamas official Abu Tabana

[ 12/05/2011 – 11:22 AM ] Al-KHALIL, (PIC)– A large number of Israeli troops stormed the home of senior Hamas official Adnan Abu Tabana in Azzeitoun suburb southwest of Al-Khalil city and took him to an unknown destination after ransacking the house, Ahrar center for prisoners’ studies said on Thursday. Director of the center Fouad […]

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IPS isolates eight Palestinian prisoners in Askalan

[ 12/05/2011 – 11:00 AM ] RAMALLAH, (PIC)– The Israeli prison service (IPS) moved eight Palestinian prisoners in Askalan jail to solitary confinement as a punishment for waging a hunger strike late last month, Palestinian sources said on Thursday. The sources said that the IPS imposed a series of punishments against the prisoners in Askalan […]

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Ongoing Ethnic Cleansing – IOF soldiers serve demolition notices in Bethlehem village

[ 12/05/2011 – 10:56 AM ] BETHLEHEM, (PIC)– Israeli occupation forces (IOF) served demolition notices to a number of Palestinian citizens in Walaja village to the northwest of Bethlehem on Wednesday evening. Saleh Hilmi, the municipal council chairman of Walaja, said that IOF soldiers escorted employees of the civil administration who delivered the notices for […]

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Health condition of Palestinian prisoner seriously deteriorates

[ 12/05/2011 – 11:24 AM ] RAMALLAH, (PIC)– The Palestinian prisoner’s society warned in a statement on Thursday that the health condition of prisoner Akram Mansour was badly deteriorating. It explained that he lost 18 kilograms of his weight in the past few days, blaming the Israeli prison service for the deterioration in his and […]

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Central Court postpones decision on Al-Bustan demolitions

Thursday, 12 May, 2011 | 11:59 Silwan, Jerusalem (SILWANIC) — The Israeli Central Court postponed its decision today regarding the Municipality’s demolition plan for Al-Bustan district of Silwan. The presiding judge postponed the decision until May 24, yet did make a recommendation to postpone the demolition for at least one year. A large group gathered […]

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The Elders Discuss Palestinian Reconciliation – video

12.05.11 – 10:09| PNN – Palestine News Network One week after rival Palestinian factions Fatah and Hamas signed a reconciliation agreement, five Elders – Kofi Annan, Desmond Tutu, Jimmy Carter, Mary Robinson and Lakhdar Brahimi – discuss what this development could mean for a lasting peace in the region. They agree that Palestinian unity is […]

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B’Tselem: “Israel Exploits Water Resources From The Palestinians”

Thursday May 12, 2011 12:35 by Saed Bannoura – IMEMC News The Israeli Information Center for Human Rights in the Occupied Territories (B’Tselem), reported that Israel is heavily exploiting water resources in the Jordan Valley despite the fact that most of the water resources belong jointly to the Palestinians and Israel. Snip For B’TSelem Video […]

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Fayyad: We will not Surrender to Israeli Purser

12.05.11 – 11:00| PNN Ramallah – Husam Iz-Deen/PNN- Palestinian Prime Minister, Salam Fayyad, announced that the Palestinian Authority is widening its efforts and contacts with international states to force Israel to release 105 million USD it withhold of Palestinian tax money adding that “Until now there is no results”. Fayyad criticized local skeptics explaining that […]

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Nakba Survivor | Rosa Remembers Palestine – video

A rare, in-depth interview with an original refugee/survivor of Al Nakba, which is Arabic for The Catastrophe, referring to when Zionist Jews came to Palestine in 1947, and committed on-going acts of terror against the Palestinian people living there, in order to drive the Palestinians out of their homeland, and create a Jewish state: Israel. […]

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May 12, 2011 PALESTINE NEWS

SPECIAL TOPIC آخر الأخبار والتحديثات May 12, 2011 | GAZA PALESTINE | TODAY NEWS LINKS| Gaza has been under siege for 1429 days | Spread-Share-Link or Tweet the News! NEW ♻ Special Topic | Palestine’s Refugee Revolution #MAY15 | ANNOUNCEMENTS & EVENTS NEW ♻ Special Album: Palestinians Commemorate Al Nakba 2011 – in pictures NEW […]

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Gideon Levy: It’s called ethnic cleansing

12 May 2011 |  Israeli Occupation Archive While we are still desperately concealing, denying and repressing our major ethnic cleansing of 1948 – over 600,000 refugees, some who fled for fear of the Israel Defense Forces and its predecessors, some who were expelled by force – it turns out that 1948 never ended, that its […]

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3rd Intifada, Israel’s fade-out

PressTV – Thu May 12, 2011 4:44AM Palestinians commemorate the launch of the Second Intifada in al-Jalil (Galilee), October 1, 2010. An Iranian pro-Palestine group has envisioned the prospects of the Third Intifada and the disappearance of Israel on the occasion of the Islamic awakening and the 63rd anniversary of Palestine’s occupation. The Iranian Society […]

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Unrecognized village residents fight demolition plans

Jillian Kestler-D’Amours |The Electronic Intifada |10 May 2011 Al-Araqib village has been demolished 19 times since July 2010. ( Oren Ziv / The Electronic Intifada ) UMM AL–HIERAN (IPS) – As plans to demolish a Palestinian Bedouin village to make way for a new, Jewish-only town move forward in the Negev desert, the Bedouin residents have submitted […]

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For Hamas, United is so much Better

Date posted: May 09, 2011 By Joharah Baker for MIFTAH | May 11, 2011 In all of the vicious propaganda swirling around the Palestinians’ newly found reconciliation, there is one point that needs to be emphasized if the propaganda is ever to be dismissed, especially about Hamas. While Israel, the United States and pretty much […]

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