Archive | August 16, 2011

استشهاد مقدسي اثر دهسه بسيارة عسكرية اسرائيلية

Article in English as posted by Ma’an News Agency: Palestinian deliberately hit by Israel police jeep dies مركز إعلام القدس – ميسة ابو غزالة :- استشهد قبل قليل المواطن أمين طالب دبش من قرية صور باهر 30 بعد دهسه من قبل سيارة تابعة لشرطة حرس الحدود بالقرب من مستوطنة جبل أبو غنيم أثناء توجهه الى […]

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The fork ahead of the Palestine issue

PressTV –  Tue Aug 16, 2011 9:11PM GMT By Mohyeddin Sajedi United Nations General Assembly With September edging closer and the time approaching for raising the official bid for the formation of an independent Palestinian state in the United Nations and its full membership in the organization, this proposal can only go one of two […]

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Settlers Torch Dozens Of Dunams Near Homesh Former Settlement In Nablus

Tuesday August 16, 2011 21:40 by Saed Bannoura – IMEMC & Agencies   A group of armed extremist Israeli settlers torched on Tuesday evening dozens of dunams of farmlands near the Homesh former settlement, north of Nablus city, in the northern part of the West Bank. Ghassan Douglas, a Palestinian official in charge of settlements […]

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Spotlight on Occupied Palestine

  By Lawrence Davidson * | Sabbah Report | http://www.sabbah.biz | Aug 16, 2011 Education as indoctrination Over the last 10 years there have been periodic outbursts of rage over the alleged anti-Semitic nature of Palestinian textbooks. Most of these episodes have been instigated by an Israeli based organization called the Centre for Monitoring the […]

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81 House Members Enjoy Hiatus In Israel

By James M. Wall * | Sabbah Report | http://www.sabbah.biz | Aug 16, 2011 Eighty-one members of the US House of Representatives-about 20 percent of the total membership-are enjoying a late summer week-long, all-expenses paid trip to Israel. This hasbara (propaganda) trip happens every other summer (in non-election years), but this year’s excursion to the […]

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Does AIPAC Have Only Two Major Donors?

By Grant Smith * | Sabbah Report | http://www.sabbah.biz | Aug 16, 2011 John Boehner and Eric Cantor A large congressional delegationis heading for Israel. During three weeks of recess, 55 Republicans and 26 Democrats will enjoy “educational” trips funded by the American Israel Education Foundation, a tax-exempt nonprofit located in the same Washington, D.C., […]

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Mentally disabled Gaza child shot dead suffered more than 10 gunshots in head & upper body

█▌ Updated | Aug 17, 2011 | PCHR Report In a New Crime, Israeli Occupation Forces Kills Disabled Child in Central Gaza Ref: 83/2011 On Tuesday evening, 16 August 2011, the Israeli Occupation Forces (IOF) killed a Palestinian child from al-Nussairat refugee camp, who was 400 meters from the border between the Gaza Strip and […]

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Palestinians flee Syria refugee camp – video

Aug. 16 – Thousands of Palestinians flee a refugee camp, some from heavy gunfire, others on the orders of Syrian authorities, according to the U.N. Paul Chapman reports. WATCH THE VIDEO HERE

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Resheq: Hamas backs any effort leading to recognition of Palestinian rights

[ 16/08/2011 – 05:00 PM ] DAMASCUS, (PIC)– Political bureau member of Hamas Ezzet Al-Resheq has affirmed that his movement supported any political or diplomatic effort aimed at rallying international support for the recognition of Palestinian rights. He explained in a statement to the PIC on Tuesday that those rights should include liberation, self-determination, and […]

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Palestinian youth wounded in Israeli shooting

[ 16/08/2011 – 03:55 PM ] KHAN YOUNIS, (PIC)– A Palestinian young man was wounded on Monday night in Israeli army shooting at Najjar suburb to the east of Khan Younis, south of the Gaza Strip. Medical sources said that Mohammed Al-Najjar, 19, was hit with a bullet in his foot and was hospitalized. A […]

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MP Abu Ras: Arab silence to blame for violation of holy sites

[ 16/08/2011 – 04:21 PM ] NABLUS, (PIC)– Palestinian MP Marwan Abu Ras (Hamas) said Arab silence was to blame for measures the Israeli occupation authorities have taken against Muslim worshipers in the Ibrahimi Mosque in the West Bank. “The excessiveness in criminal practices reflects ugly intentions by the [Israeli] occupation for an escalation against […]

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Israeli security detains five Jerusalemites over the past 24 hours

[ 16/08/2011 – 04:02 PM ] OCCUPIED JERUSALEM, (PIC)– Israeli security arrested two Jerusalemite youths at dawn Tuesday as they were leaving the dawn prayers at the Aqsa Mosque, eyewitnesses reported. They recalled that Jewish settlers engaged in a limited clash with a number of youths in the Old City of Jerusalem before dawn. They […]

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Israel detains Al-Jazeera reporter over alleged ties with Hamas

[ 16/08/2011 – 04:43 PM ] JENIN, (PIC)– Al-Jazeera’s bureau chief in Afghanistan Samer Allawi is being held by Israeli intelligence agency Shin Bet for alleged affiliation to Hamas. An Israeli military court extended Allawi’s term of detention on Tuesday after Shin Bet filed an indictment against him alleging that he is affiliated to Hamas […]

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Hamas warns of repercussions after new settlement plans

[ 16/08/2011 – 03:06 PM ] GAZA, (PIC)– Hamas has warned Israel against serious repercussions after Israeli war minister Ehud Barak allowed an additional 277 settlement units to be built in the West Bank Ariel settlement. The project comes in the framework of a vast new settlement project in occupied Jerusalem including some 4,300 new […]

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Dweik: Abbas must be clear with Palestinians on peace talks

[ 16/08/2011 – 03:54 PM ] AMMAN, (PIC)– Speaker of the Palestinian Legislative Council Dr. Aziz Dweik has called on Palestinian Authority President Mahmoud Abbas to be clear with the Palestinians with regards to peace talks with Israel, expressing concerns that the PA’s statehood bid with the UN was no more than a pressuring tool. […]

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