Archive | August 5, 2011

Occupation bans Athan 52-times at the Ibrahimi mosque

[ 05/08/2011 – 06:23 PM ] AL-KHALIL, (PIC)– The Israeli occupation authority banned the Athan (call for prayer) from the Ibrahimi mosque 52-times during the month of July. Director of the Islamic Awkaf department in the district of al-Khalil, Zaid al-Ja’bari, said on Thursday that the Israeli occupation bans the Athan often on the pretext […]

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Family of Palestinian captive appeal for saving his life

[ 05/08/2011 – 04:29 PM ] JENIN, (PIC)– Family of captive Imad al-Masri, who spent more than 22 years in occupation jails, met with the Red Cross representative in Jenin, Dima Mahajnah, to express concern over the deterioration of his health. Masri’s family called on the international organisation to intervene to save the life of […]

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Protesters face tear gas at West Bank demo

Published today 20:21| Maan News Agency BETHLEHEM (Ma’an) — Soldiers fired tear gas Friday at weekly demonstrations in the Palestinian village of Bilin, west of Ramallah, the Popular Struggle Coordination Committee said. Despite the heat and fasting of Ramadan, dozens of Palestinian, international and Israeli activists took part in the protests, which began after Friday […]

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Jewish settlers set Palestinian fields on fire

[ 05/08/2011 – 05:25 PM ] NABLUS, (PIC) Fanatic Jewish settlers on Thursday evening set fire to Palestinian agricultural fields in the village of Bourin to the south of the northern West Bank city of Nablus. Ali Eid, head of the Bourin village council, told PIC that a number of Jewish settlers set fields planted […]

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The crisis of medicines reached a grave level

04-08-2011,13:45 Al Qassam website– Gaza- senior health official warned that the crisis of medicines and medical consumables have reached a dangerous level threatening the lives of patients in Gaza hospitals and became much worse than the situation that preceded the Israeli war. Information director at the Palestinian health ministry Ashraf Al-Qudra told a news conference […]

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US ambassador to Tel Aviv asserts UN recognition ‘will not change reality’

Friday, 05 August 2011 17:15 | MEMO The New US ambassador to Israel, Dan Shapiro, has downplayed the significance of the Palestinian plan to approach the UN in September to gain recognition of an independent Palestinian state. He stressed that the situation in Palestine would stay as it is and would not be affected by […]

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Yousuf calls for supporting Palestinian captives

[ 05/08/2011 – 03:07 PM ] RAMALLAH, (PIC)– Hamas leader and member of the Palestinian Legislative council Sheikh Hasan Yousuf, who was release on Thursday from Israeli occupation jails, called on Palestinian factions and people to support Palestinian captives. Yousuf told PIC from his home in Betunia that he will work with all sincere people […]

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Many Treated for the Effects of Tear Gas Inhalation As troops Attack West Bank Protests

PNN – Palestine News Network – 05.08.11 – 15:51 Ramallah – PNN – Friday protests  took place in  the central West Bank villages of  al-Nabi Salleh, Bil’in, and Nil’in in addition to  al-Ma’ssara in the southern West Bank. Local and international protesters were tear gassed today as they marched in the West Bank village of […]

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3 Palestinians, including a child wounded in Israeli occupation airstrikes

[ 05/08/2011 – 12:18 PM ] GAZA, (PIC)– Three Palestinians, including a child, were wounded in one of five airstrikes carried out by the Israeli occupation airforce at dawn Friday against various targets in the Gaza Strip. Adham Abu Selmeyyah, spokesman for the emergency services in Gaza said in a statement on Friday morning that […]

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Israel limits access to al-Aqsa

PressTV – Fri Aug 5, 2011 10:46AM GMT File photo of the al-Aqsa Mosque in East al-Quds (Jerusalem) Israeli police forces have deployed en masse to limit Palestinian access to the al-Aqsa Mosque compound during the holy month of Ramadan. Israel deployed over 2,000 of its police forces and border guards around the compound in […]

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September!

05.08.11 – 11:53 | Palestine News Network By Mazin Qumsiyeh – Some of my friends in Fatah and others will not like some of what I have to say here. Others will respect and even appreciate it including some members of Fatah central committee.  The situation is becoming intolerable and some of us feel we […]

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Soldiers Throw Tear Gas Into House in Nabi Saleh

PNN – Palestine News Network -05.08.11 – 14:26 Nabi Saleh – PNN – Local and international protesters were tear gassed today as they marched in the West Bank village of Nabi Saleh. PNN archives Unlike other recent protests in the village, Israeli soldiers did not meet the protesters in the village but along a road […]

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Reporter Of West Bank Palestinian Protests Files Complaint Against Israeli Military

Friday August 05, 2011 13:04 by Katie Child – 1 of International Middle East Media Center Editorial Group Mati Millstein filed a complaint against the Israeli Foreign Press Association on Thursday, August 5, 2011. The photojournalist was covering a Palestinian protest in Nabi Salih, when tear gas canisters were fired directly at the reporters covering […]

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Map of planned Har Homa Illegal Settlement Expansion (983 units) in Bethlehem governorate -Palestine

█▌ IMPORTANT NOTICE: Israel currently is using the rhetoric in media of expanding settlements in East -Jerusalem. This is not right. Har Homa is situated in the Bethlehem Governorate in West Bank Palestine.  By saying its in East Jerusalem, you accept the Israeli version of the map. Much more on why you should NOT call […]

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Some Kadima MKs Withdraw Support for Bill Eliminating Arabic and English as Official Languages

PNN – Palestine News Network – 05.08.11 – 11:04 Tel Aviv – PNN – After initially supporting a bill in the Israeli parliament that would change Israel’s definition as a “Jewish and democratic state” to “the national home of the Jewish people,” several MKs from the opposition Kadima party withdrew their signatures from the bill. […]

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