Archive | May 25, 2011

WATCH: Faith, blind support and the Jewish state – video

Wednesday, May 25 2011| Joseph Dana | +972 Magazine American Zionism is at a dangerous crossroads. At the AIPAC conference days ago, Max Blumenthal asked some participants about the Israeli Occupation of the West Bank and Gaza. The answers he got were shocking for their ignorance but not surprising. What I saw in this video is […]

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Eldad Calls for Jordan to Become Palestinian State on Jordan’s Independence Day and gets the day wrong

Published May 25, 2011 (Picture courtesy of My Shotzz): Is it a bird, is it a plane, is it an impressive Air Force parade for Jordan’s Independence Day? Eldad Calls for Jordan to Become Palestinian State Jordan’s Independence Day is comemorated today, that is Wednesday, not Tuesday 24th May, as this provocative, even audacious, post […]

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Photo Report–Break the Siege on Gaza: Yes We Can! – in pictures

English Moqawama | Lebanon “Yes we can” is the famous slogan of the US President Barack Obama, as he adopted it during his electoral campaign indicating the capability to change. In response to these fake slogans Obama has been claiming, the US people in return replaced it with “Break the Gaza Siege: Yes We Can!” […]

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America’s Coming Nakba

Obama knows America is threatened by this subservience. By William A. Cook ‘From the moment we took on a role that included the permanent military domination of the world, we were on our own—feared, hated, corrupt and corrupting, maintaining ‘order’ through state terrorism and bribery, and given to megalomanic rhetoric and sophistries that virtually invited […]

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Zionism and the Morality of Acceptance

by Kim Petersen / May 25th, 2011 An article in Canada’s Globe and Mail starts off with a claim by Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu that “[t]he only truly free Arabs living in the Middle East are the one million who live in Israel…”1 Netanyahu’s statement plummets the depths of Israeli Jewish racism. Netanyahu also […]

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OIC chief calls for media campaign to publicise Israeli aggression

Wednesday, 25 May 2011 11:43| MEMO Dr Ekmeleddin Ihsanoglu also called for world public opinion to be addressed by presenting the facts of the Palestinian cause and the suffering. The Secretary General of the Organisation of the Islamic Conference (OIC) has urged the media in member states to step up the production of public information […]

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Netanyahu’s Speech Shows his True Intentions; Puts Obama to the Test

25.05.11 – 12:07 | PNN The Palestinian Leadership Remains Strong Players By Munjed Jadou – PNN Editor in Chief – Palestinian, Arab and even Israeli commentators and political analysts, see that the region is heading towards a cross roads after the radical right-wing speech of Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu at the US Congress on […]

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An Update on the Busta by Hagit Ofran

Wednesday, 25 May, 2011 | 14:11 | « Wadi Hilweh Information Center – Silwan, Jerusalem Silwan, Jerusalem (SILWANIC) — The Jerusalem Municipality refused to suspend the demolition orders in the Bustan neighborhood. The district court will hold another hearing on the issue at the 22th of June 2011. The Jerusalem Municipality have issued dozens of demolition […]

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Further Settlements Announced

Wednesday May 25, 2011 14:20 by Kevin Murphy – IMEMC and Agencies The Palestinian News and Informational Agency has reported that Israeli officials plan to confiscate 2,000 dunums worth of land in the Salfit area in the Northern West Bank near the city of Nablus. The confiscated land will go to expanding two settlements in […]

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Gaza: Revolution and change at the Rafah Border – by Ramzy Baroud

The Palestinian security officer at the Rafah border was overly polite. He wore a black uniform and walked around self-assuredly, as he instructed weary travelers on their next moves before being allowed back into Gaza. On the other side of the border, in Egypt, there was much anxiety, fear and anticipation. “Things will get better,” […]

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Israeli police use new electrical stunning device on protesters

Wednesday, 25 May, 2011 | 16:28 « Wadi Hilweh Information Center – Silwan, Jerusalem Silwan, Jerusalem (SILWANIC) — Israeli undercover units are employing a new, unknown electrical device in crowd-control missions in East Jerusalem, say witnesses. Residents of Anata refugee camp stated that undercover police were witnessed brandishing a formerly unseen small electrical device at […]

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BREAKING | Egypt Tells Aid Ship Volunteers, Crew To Be Patient

By Ahmad Fuad Yahya JAKARTA, May 25 (Bernama) — Egypt’s Foreign Minister Dr Nabil Al-Arabi has pledged his assistance to the “Spirit of Rachel Corrie”, the Malaysian-owned vessel carrying humanitarian aid to Gaza Strip, which is seeking permission to berth at the Egyptian port of El Arish. But he said Malaysia and all those concerned […]

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Municipality rejects appeal to postpone Al-Bustan demolition program

Wednesday, 25 May, 2011 | 16:29 « Wadi Hilweh Information Center – Silwan, Jerusalem Silwan, Jerusalem (SILWANIC) — Appeals to postpone the enactment of house demolition orders in Al-Bustan district of Silwan have been refused by the Jerusalem Municipality, says Palestinian lawyer Ziad Kawar. The refusal came in spite of a District Court “recommendation” to […]

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Mankell to sail on next Gaza aid flotilla

Published: 25 May 11 15:29 CET |   The Local | Sweden Swedish thriller writer Henning Mankell has been confirmed as one of the participants in the next international aid flotilla seeking to bring aid to Gaza at the end of June. Islamic group invited anti-Semitic speaker (25 Mar 11) Water shortages to force Middle East […]

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Report: EU to rally against Israeli stance on peace

Published 25/05/2011 17:46 BETHLEHEM (Ma’an) — “Netanyahu’s rejection of peace based on the 1967 borders is self-important and arrogant,” Luxembourg Foreign Minister Jean Asselborn told the German daily Der Spiegel in a Tuesday interview. The official was responding to questions on the EU’s declared support for US President Barack Obama’s peace plan, which bases negotiations […]

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