Archive | July 16, 2011

Palestinian electrocuted in Gaza tunnel

انّا للہ و انّا الیه راجعون Published today (updated) 16/07/2011 21:38 GAZA CITY (Ma’an) — A Palestinian worked died Saturday inside a tunnel along the border between Egypt and Gaza, medical officials said. Nedal Yousef Tahrawim, 26, from Ash-Shabura refugee camp in Rafah, sustained an electric shock inside a tunnel, medics said. Tahrawim’s body was […]

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Prisoner on hunger strike moved to hospital after health takes turn for worse

[ 16/07/2011 – 03:53 PM ] WEST BANK, (PIC)– A Palestinian prisoner on hunger strike has been transferred from Israel’s Ashkelon prison to the Ramle prison hospital due to a serious health condition, sources in the prison said. The prisoner Yousef Sakafi, 38, from Al-Khalil city has been fasting for the past 34 days. Sakafi, […]

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Violent confrontations reported in Iraq Burin

[ 16/07/2011 – 03:42 PM ] NABLUS, (PIC)– Violent confrontations were reported on Saturday in the village of Iraq Burin  near Nablus between Israeli occupation forces (IOF) and villagers after the troops sealed off the entire village. Local sources said that the clashes erupted after the IOF soldiers closed the village before all outsiders and […]

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Siegman: Israel always wanted territory not peace, and US is its ‘captive’

by Philip Weiss on July 16, 2011 | Mondoweiss Zaid Jilani and Ali Gharib at Think Progress interview Henry Siegman, former head of the American Jewish Congress, on the Palestinian statehood resolution and the failure of the peace process: Siegman: [T]the United States has taken the position that the only way to make any progress […]

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Hamas holds Israel fully responsible for consequences of targeting civilians

[ 16/07/2011 – 03:12 PM ] DAMASCUS, (PIC)– Hamas movement held the Israeli occupation authority (IOA) fully responsible for results of its recent military escalation in the Gaza Strip and the West Bank. A responsible source in Hamas, commenting on the IOA “criminal escalation”, warned the IOA of persisting in targeting Palestinian civilians and public […]

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Families of political prisoners call for releasing loved ones for holidays

[ 16/07/2011 – 03:07 PM ] RAMALLAH, (PIC)– The families of the West Bank political prisoners have called for releasing their loved ones for the Ramadan holidays as the post-reconciliation persecution of Hamas’s men in the West Bank continues. They said in a joint press statement on Saturday that they wished to “turn the page […]

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US Congress Loves Being Lied to about the Israel-Palestine Conflict…

  Jul 16, 2011  | Intifada Palestine when the truth is so easy to discover There is only one thing worse that being lied to, Congress. And that’s acting on a lie. Hamas prime minister, Ismail Haniyeh, within days of being elected, offered long-term peace if Israel recognised Palestine as an independent state on 1967 […]

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Al-Bursh: Medical crisis in Gaza not resolved yet’

2011-07-16 | News  | Alresalah News GAZA, (Alresalah.ps), EXCLUSIVE— The medicine crisis in the Gaza strip has not been resolved yet, and many  patients’ lives are threatened, whereas a health disaster is loomig in Gaza.A senior Health ministry official told Alresalah.ps. Dr. Munir AL-Bursh, Director General of Pharmacy Department at the Palestinian Health Ministry in […]

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Salah bailed, awaiting hearing

  PressTV –  Sat Jul 16, 2011 12:44PM Palestinian senior cleric Sheikh Raed Salah accused of illegally entering Britain has been finally granted bail, while waiting for a deportation hearing. Sheikh Salah, the leader of the northern branch of the Islamic Movement in Israel, was arrested based on an order by UK Home Secretary Theresa […]

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Extremist Rabbi Dov Lior has widespread Israeli support

  Saturday, July 16 2011| +972blog By Eyal Clyne On Monday 27 June, Rabbi Dov Lior was arrested by the Israeli police for refusing to report for questioning about his religious sponsorship of a book advocating racism and war crimes (i.e. “permitting” the killing of civilians in Gaza, according to Halacha). For decades many Israeli […]

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IOF troops arrest 3 Palestinians of which 1 child in Al-Khalil

[ 16/07/2011 – 02:42 PM ] AL-KHALIL, (PIC)– Israeli occupation forces (IOF) arrested three Palestinian citizens in Al-Khalil on Saturday and installed roadblocks at main crossroads in the province, local sources said. They said that the soldiers scrutinized IDs of passengers especially the youngsters. The sources said that the soldiers accompanied by intelligence officers detained […]

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Video proves ‘breach of illegal blockade’ – video

2011/07/16 An Israeli Defence Forces ship circling the MV Finch. KUALA LUMPUR: Even after two months, I can still remember the rush I felt from hearing the sounds of gunshots fired by an Israeli navy ship over the Malaysian humanitarian ship MV Finch on May 16. I recall vividly the day before the incident when […]

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Dozens of Palestinians injured in West Bank night raids

[ 16/07/2011 – 10:00 AM ] NABLUS, (PIC)– Several Palestinians in Idhna village west of Al-Khalil suffered from the effects of breathing tear gas after Israeli forces continued to raid several regions of the West Bank on Saturday morning. Locals said a large Israeli force of seven jeeps and a troop carrier stormed the town, […]

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Weekly protests continue against apartheid wall

16-07-2011,13:08- Ezzedeen Al-Qassam Brigades Al Qassam website– West Bank- Weekly anti-apartheid wall marches continued in the West Bank on Friday a week after protests in Bil’in managed to dismantle part of the wall. Dozens sustained breathing difficulties after Israeli occupation forces cracked down on a march in Al-Ma’sara. The force pursued those participants into the […]

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Mohammed’s body found two days after an Israeli attack – Ezzedeen Al-Qassam Brigades

انّا للہ و انّا الیه راجعون 16-07-2011,12:33 –  Ezzedeen Al-Qassam Brigades Al Qassam website– Gaza-  A Palestinian youg man who went missing two days ago found in one of Gaza Food Tunnels in Rafah city south Gaza Strip On Saturday morning, July 16th,2011, the young man was killed by Israeli air strike on Food Tunnels […]

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