Archive | June 17, 2011

Israel Approves Ofra Settlement Expansion in Northern West Bank

  PNN – Palestine News Network –  17.06.11 – 10:44 Northern West Bank – PNN – Israel has decided to go ahead with construction near Ofra settlement saying the move is not illegal because the land was confiscated from the Palestinian owners by Jordan before 1967 and not by Israel, reported Israeli daily Haaretz. Settlement […]

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“Permanent” Despair: Did Egypt Really Open Rafah Crossing? – by Ramzy Baroud

   June 16th, 2011 | Dissident Voice | Ramzy Baroud For most Palestinians, leaving Gaza through Egypt is as exasperating a process as entering it. Governed by political and cultural sensitivities, most Palestinian officials and public figures refrain from criticizing the way Palestinians are treated at the Rafah border. However, there is really no diplomatic […]

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Q&A: Palestinian statehood bid at the UN

BBC | June 16, 2011   Recent rally against Israeli occupation of Palestinian territory on the anniversary of the 1967 war. Palestinian officials plan to ask the United Nations to recognise an independent Palestinian state within 1967 borders if there is no progress in the peace process by September. The idea is strongly opposed by […]

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IOF soldiers renew detention of MP Qadi

[ 16/06/2011 – 08:09 AM ] AL-KHALIL, (PIC)– Israeli occupation forces (IOF) arrested Hamas MP Dr. Samir Al-Qadi from his home in Sourif village north of Al-Khalil at dawn Thursday. Sources close to Dr. Qadi, 55, said that IOF troops encircled the lawmaker’s home then ordered him out before arresting him. Qadi was released from […]

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Silwan inhabitants fear confiscation of their land in court ruling

[ 16/06/2011 – 07:43 AM ] OCCUPIED JERUSALEM, (PIC)– Silwan town committee has called for a sit-in before the Jerusalem court of construction and planning on Thursday which is supposed to issue a ruling on confiscation of 550 dunums of land in Silwan, Jabl Mukabir, and Wad Yasul in occupied Jerusalem. The committee described the […]

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Al-Hamoui: Human Rights Council and UN High Commissioner for Human Rights must Shoulder their Responsibilities towards Israel’s Crimes in the Occupied Arab Territories

Jun 15, 2011 GENEVA, (SANA) – Syria’s Permanent Representative to the UN in Geneva, Ambassador Faysal al-Hamoui, called on the Human Rights Council and the UN High Commissioner for Human Rights to shoulder their responsibilities and to not keep silent regarding the crimes and violations committed by the Israeli occupation authorities in the occupied Arab […]

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Settler Who Killed Palestinian Youth Apprehended

  Thursday June 16, 2011 10:25 by Saed Bannoura – IMEMC & Agencies The undercover forces of the Israeli Police stated that one of its units managed to apprehend an Israeli settler who shot and killed a Palestinian youth in January this year. The Police said that the Israeli man is 27, and lives in […]

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Hypocrisy and Western-centric Human Rights

Jamal Kanj – Intifada Palestine France is leading the way to censure the Syrian regime for violations of human rights. Obama and Secretary Clinton spoke profusely of the Syrian regime’s culpability in shooting and killing civilians in the cities and suburbia of Syria’s hinterlands. Britain and the rest of the Western Hampshire countries joined the […]

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June 17, 2011 PALESTINE HEADLINES

SPECIAL TOPIC آخر الأخبار والتحديثات June 17, 2011 | GAZA PALESTINE | TODAY NEWS LINKS| Gaza has been under siege for 1465 days | Spread-Share-Link or Tweet the News! █ Live updates from Last Friday’s Non Violent Demos in Palestine | June 10, 2011 | Part 1 | Part 2 | Part 3 █ NEW: […]

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