#PALESTINE NEWS | Aug 16, 2011


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Israel Apartheid, a Beginners Guide ~ by Ben White:
http://israeliapartheidguide.com/

Amin Talib Dabash, 30, from Surbaher village was killed this evening when a Israeli military jeep ran into him.
استشهاد مقدسي اثر دهسه بسيارة عسكرية اسرائيلية
http://bit.ly/nGtLUr

القوات الإسرائيلية تقتحم بقالة بوادي حلوه
http://t.co/ULA5BvA

تمديد اعتقال ابراهيم عوده
http://t.co/q4ogPAO

The fork ahead of the Palestine issue
https://occupiedpalestine.wordpress.com/2011/08/16/the-fork-ahead-of-the-palestine-issue/

Lebanon Committed to Support Palestinian UN Bid
http://www.qnaol.net/QNAEn/News_Bulletin/News/Pages/11-08-17-0014_100_0111.aspx

Amin Talib Dabash, 30, from Surbaher village was killed this evening when a Israeli military jeep ran into him.
#Palestine

MJayRosenberg: Israel ambassador Michael Oren is such a cheap pol. He won’t miss any chance for a racist slam at Arabs.
http://t.co/ydIVVot

New on +972: “The J14 movement is political, theological and ideological.”
http://t.co/G29Tv5R

Donors help keep Palestinians in cages
http://electronicintifada.net/content/donors-help-keep-palestinians-cages/10283

IDF: Allow arms into West Bank
http://www.ynetnews.com/articles/0,7340,L-4109763,00.html

برهوم: لجان المصالحة تجتمع قريباً فور الانتهاء من تشكيلها
Barhoum: reconciliation committees meet soon formed immediately after the formation
http://t.co/c4gX1hY

Israel adds 227 homes to Ariel settlement and the US is ‘deeply troubled’ (which translates as ‘go right ahead’)
http://t.co/5NAiWq0

Man killed in Tulkarem crash
http://www.maannews.net/eng/ViewDetails.aspx?ID=413695

Settlers Torch Dozens Of Dunams Near Homesh Former Settlement In Nablus
http://wp.me/p16sn9-aWD

Spotlight on Occupied Palestine
https://occupiedpalestine.wordpress.com/2011/08/16/spotlight-on-occupied-palestine/

81 House Members Enjoy Hiatus In Israel
https://occupiedpalestine.wordpress.com/2011/08/16/81-house-members-enjoy-hiatus-in-israel/

Does AIPAC Have Only Two Major Donors?
http://wp.me/p16sn9-aWq

Medics: Gaza teenager shot dead suffered more than 10 gunshots in head & upper body
https://occupiedpalestine.wordpress.com/2011/08/16/medics-gaza-teenager-shot-dead-suffered-more-than-10-gunshots-in-head-upper-body/

CODEPINK calls for investigation into ‘#AIPAC loophole’ for #Israel junkets
http://t.co/xVW6vyd

State-sponsored Zionist settler thugs torched dozens of dunums of farmlands in the northern part of the West Bank.
http://t.co/u4jk4Ts

Strange: US Ambassador to Israel AmbShapiro congratulating administration 4 grant to neocon organization
http://j.mp/qBnCdv

Israelis kill Palestinian teenager in Gaza: medics
http://uk.news.yahoo.com/israelis-kill-palestinian-teenager-gaza-medics-184255267.html

Did @IsraelMFA @IsraelinUK @IDFSpokesperson hear their own leaders confirming that Gaza siege is collective punishment?
http://t.co/WJl0BUL

PRESS TV: ‘Israel kills Palestinian man in #Gaza Strip’ :
http://t.co/R3GXN8v

Doc Jazz keeps ancient Palestinian tradition alive: playing folklore songs on the shibbabeh in his home town…
http://t.co/y9oJA6w

Medics: 18-year-old shot dead in central Gaza
http://t.co/7MvVESQ

Israeli officials in their own words: Gaza siege about collective punishment
http://t.co/rqGCLKk

NO LEVEL PLAYING FIELD FOR PALESTINIAN ATHLETES
http://t.co/kxgTV5U

Palestinians flee Syria refugee camp – video
http://wp.me/p16sn9-aWg

An 18-year-old boy was just shot dead by 3 gunshots in Dier Al Balah, middle of Gaza Strip
http://bit.ly/rccFfx

Hamas chief lands in Cairo as Shalit rumours fly
http://t.co/iTXQHq8

Neoliberalism in guise of “state-building” undermines Palestinian struggle for real self-determination
http://t.co/b6Wcokx

Egypt supports recognition of independent Palestinian state
http://www.middleeastmonitor.org.uk/news/middle-east/2726-egypt-supports-recognition-of-independent-palestinian-state

Egypt supports recognition of independent Palestinian state
http://www.middleeastmonitor.org.uk/news/middle-east/2726-egypt-supports-recognition-of-independent-palestinian-state

Costs of Sharon in coma – almost half-a-million US dollars now Israeli Knesset calls for expenses 2 be shared by family
http://t.co/fIMUBy5

Jewish voices condemn Basic Law bill as a ‘basic law of racism’ (JfJfP)
http://t.co/tCi7cak

Benny Gantz(ier) promotes Colonel Itai “Torture” Virov to General! This is #zionism: watch tyhe video:
http://www.presstv.ir/detail/194225.html

Israeli military courts condone torture
http://www.presstv.ir/detail/194225.html

Settlers Torch Dozens Of Dunams Near Homesh Former Settlement In Nablus
http://t.co/Y2ey50u

Al Jazeera journalist held in Israeli prison
http://t.co/REBLwn7

Lobby or blackmail: Shorter JINSA: if you vote for a Palestinian state, you’ll lose yours
http://t.co/HfBG4p8

Israel launches airstrikes on Gaza – YouTube
http://t.co/xDSZn3v

Israel not keen on peace with Palestine- video
http://www.presstv.ir/detail/194234.html

Senator Leahy wants to defund Israeli military units b/c of human rights violations in Gaza and W.B.!
http://t.co/di5DhYU

Am in Khanyounis tonight, and there is HEAVY F16 activity right now!! Gaza
https://twitter.com/#!/palinoia/status/103533304455774208

Resheq: Hamas backs any effort leading to recognition of Palestinian rights
https://occupiedpalestine.wordpress.com/2011/08/16/resheq-hamas-backs-any-effort-leading-to-recognition-of-palestinian-rights/

“Israel besieges us, puts us in cantons — in cages — and the international community is feeding us in these cages”
http://ht.ly/64GBw

Naming and shaming: do you know which members of #Congress are going to #Israel on @AIPAC’s junket? Call your rep, find out, and tell us!
https://twitter.com/#!/MoveOverAIPAC/status/103526601186217984

Palestinian youth wounded in IOF shooting
https://occupiedpalestine.wordpress.com/2011/08/16/palestinian-youth-wounded-in-israeli-shooting/

MP Abu Ras: Arab silence to blame for violation of holy sites
http://wp.me/p16sn9-aW5

Israeli security detains five Jerusalemites over the past 24 hours
https://occupiedpalestine.wordpress.com/2011/08/16/israeli-security-detains-five-jerusalemites-over-the-past-24-hours/

Quartet statement on New housing units in Ariel and East Jerusalem – Press release 16/08/2011:
http://t.co/STnvBim

Illegal Israeli actions in OPT/Expansion of settlements in the OPT – Letter from Palestine 12/08/2011:
http://t.co/sDwFcp1

Mesures illégales prises par israél à Jérusalem-Est et le TPO/Expansion des colonies – Lettre de la Palestine:
http://t.co/48dDnqx

Israel detains Al-Jazeera reporter over alleged ties with Hamas
https://occupiedpalestine.wordpress.com/2011/08/16/israel-detains-al-jazeera-reporter-over-alleged-ties-with-hamas/

Hamas warns of repercussions after new settlement plans
http://wp.me/p16sn9-aVT

Dweik: Abbas must be clear with Palestinians on peace talks
https://occupiedpalestine.wordpress.com/2011/08/16/dweik-abbas-must-be-clear-with-palestinians-on-peace-talks/

Abbas Arrives in Beirut
http://www.qnaol.net/QNAEn/News_Bulletin/News/Pages/11-08-16-1801_199_0071.aspx

Syria: At least 16 die as Palestinian refugees flee Latakia camp
http://www.albawaba.com/main-headlines/syria-least-16-die-palestinian-refugees-flee-latakia-camp-388632

Israel approves yet more settlement construction
http://www.middleeastmonitor.org.uk/news/middle-east/2727-israel-approves-yet-more-settlement-construction

5 miles Smilies launched from Gaza towards southern Africa Maulana Ihsan said Hendrix President of the Muslim…
http://t.co/IEMuFrj

The return of 317 pilgrims from Saudi Arabia to Gaza Cairo International Airport received today, 317 Palestinians…
http://t.co/YLW9v2k

Palestine needs a political solution, not aid
https://occupiedpalestine.wordpress.com/2011/08/16/palestine-needs-a-political-solution-not-aid-by-benabyad/

AlJazeera journalist detained by Israel.
http://t.co/tRlE3y3

Get a realitycheck at a Israeli Checkpoint | The Documentary |
http://bit.ly/fZwPml | #Palestine

Occupation Army Increases Checkpoints in Hebron :
http://t.co/IrZX6TU

Scuffles as Israeli MPs debate protests
http://www.maannews.net/eng/ViewDetails.aspx?ID=413611

Barak confirms Israel, Hamas prisoner talks in Cairo
http://www.maannews.net/eng/ViewDetails.aspx?ID=413569

IOA extends illegal administrative detention of Hamas spokesman for seventh time
https://occupiedpalestine.wordpress.com/2011/08/16/israel-extends-illegal-administrative-detention-of-hamas-spokesman-for-seventh-time/

PLO official accuses Syria of crimes against humanity
http://www.jpost.com/MiddleEast/Article.aspx?id=233987

‘Miles of Smiles’ aid convoy to enter Gaza
http://t.co/2zjs9FX

BREAKING: Abu Yazzan Hass been released from #Hamas custody a few minutes ago #Gaza
https://twitter.com/#!/PalYouthVoice/status/103441889818189824

The OccupiedPalestine Daily is out!
http://t.co/iKfpDuX

.تمديد اعتقال الصحفي سامر علاوي اعتداء صهيوني عنصري على العمل الصحفي والإعلامي.
http://t.co/2y8uAgZ

Mansour: Palestine vote is Lebanon’s top priority at UN – Ya Libnan
http://www.yalibnan.com/2011/08/16/mansour-palestine-vote-is-lebanon%25E2%2580%2599s-top-priority-at-un/

Israel ‘trying to nix bill halting US aid to army units’
http://www.timesofoman.com/innercat.asp?cat%3D%26detail%3D48854%26sec%3Dnews

BDS Action at Palestinian-Israeli Controlled Bethlehem Checkpoint –
http://t.co/dmMlSRt

Al-Jazeera bureau chief Samer Allawi  arrested in PALESTINE :
http://www.guardian.co.uk/media/greenslade/2011/aug/16/al-jazeera-press-freedom

Glenn Beck sets the record straight: Islamist extremists behind Israeli Tent protests:
http://desertpeace.wordpress.com/2011/08/16/glenn-beck-sets-the-record-straight-islamist-extremists-behind-israeli-tent-protests/

Tory MP Louise Mensch wants govt to have powers to shut down Twitter for “limited” periods. But… UK IS NOT EGYPT! etc
http://t.co/Gaae1MR

Israeli Military Recommends Fatah Prisoners’ Release
https://occupiedpalestine.wordpress.com/2011/08/16/israeli-military-recommends-fatah-prisoners-release/

Despite Protest, Weakening Economy and International Criticism, Israel Expands Settlements
http://t.co/7a0hRfr

Israel’s video game killing technology
http://electronicintifada.net/content/israels-video-game-killing-technology/8919

Medical company donates aid to refugees in Lebanon:  http://www.maannews.net/eng/ViewDetails.aspx?ID=413486

Israel brings 360 Jews from US, Canada -…
http://t.co/vh297Zb

US lets Israel do whatever it wants – video
http://www.presstv.ir/detail/194179.html

Despite occupation & settler aggression, Women in Hebron won’t let Palestinian textile crafts die
http://ow.ly/647Xw

U.S. Senator Wants to Stop Aid to Elite Israeli Military Units
http://english.pnn.ps/index.php?option=com_content&task=view&id=10601&Itemid=56

US senator seeks aid cuts to Israeli army units
http://www.maannews.net/eng/ViewDetails.aspx?ID=413503

Israel apartheid reaches news depths: arrests wife of prisoner and her 1 year old baby boy:
http://t.co/Yxdmww0

The freedom-seekers America ignores
http://imeu.net/news/article0021344.shtml?utm_source=feedburner&utm_medium=feed&utm_campaign=Feed%3A+imeu%2FfromTheMedia+%28IMEU+%3A+News+%26+Analysis+%3A+From+the+Media%29

The New Anti-Semitism – Gush Shalom – Israeli Peace Bloc
http://t.co/rXhoVeV

Israeli report on HumanRights in Israel prisons: overcrowding poor sanitation & severe punishment practices
http://bit.ly/nQVK4c

Who will save the black man?: Problem, Solution, Inaction. A short “real talk” documentary looking at the co…
http://t.co/74KxDth

Israeli army bulldozes farmlands in Hebron area
http://t.co/bN7g3VY

L’Unrwa incriminée pour le désastre sanitaire de Khan Younis Palestine
http://t.co/U4Javal

South African students back boycott of Israel as BDS campaign spreads in Africa http://t.co/8o0giVj

The so called Israeli “MINE CLEARANCE LAW” while Israel is paving GOLAN this very moment, and in Palestine still left 1 million land mines
http://t.co/21QzzWU

Whoring and Schnorring: There’s an old country saying, “If I’m lyin’ I’m cryin’,” which isn’t…
http://t.co/CHseWB8

Syrian people extremely wary of evil US,Israeli agendas and intentions to destroy anti-Israeli Gov. thru a Civil War
http://t.co/Ykujxie

Israel fears legitimacy of Palestine
http://www.presstv.ir/detail/194168.html

UK bans Israeli settler rabbi who called for killing of non-Jews. Asa Winstanley (@asa_wire) asks what’s behind it.
http://ow.ly/63ToN

Blind prisoner held in isolation at Ramle prison
http://t.co/2GMpNot

Pour réprimer toute manifestation palestinienne, cordon sécuritaire israélien sur … #Palestine
http://t.co/ngTp1bK

Ezzedeen Al-Qassam Brigades mourns the death of Mousa Ishteiwi
https://occupiedpalestine.wordpress.com/2011/08/16/ezzedeen-al-qassam-brigades-mourns-the-death-of-mousa-ishteiwi/

Israeli airstrikes on Gaza kill 1 Palestinian, injure 10
http://t.co/IYHjLij

Settlers provoke and undercover forces arrest two children and 17 years old
http://t.co/MBlUxK8

Canada the most “pro-Israel” country in the world under Harper government
http://tabletm.ag/nU59lk

Gaza Strip: One Palestinian killed, seven wounded in Israeli raid
http://wp.me/p16sn9-aVc

“Response” to 1 grad-flare hitting the desert (as usual) IOA bombs #Gaza and kills 1 wounds others: Ynet:
http://www.ynetnews.com/articles/0,7340,L-4109355,00.html

Palestinian President Visits Lebanon Tuesday
http://www.qnaol.net/QNAEn/News_Bulletin/News/Pages/11-08-15-2326_937_0080.aspx

Let me put this very clear & short: ANYONE putting up a tent at #j14 should be ASHAMED regarding THIS:
http://t.co/DZOI91b

Netanyahu faces Israeli parliament over protests http://feeds.reuters.com/~r/reuters/worldNews/~3/vgms1FYpdaM/us-israel-politics-idUSTRE77E66U20110815

UNRWA blamed for Khan Younis health disaster
https://occupiedpalestine.wordpress.com/2011/08/16/unrwa-blamed-for-khan-younis-health-disaster/

UK bans Israeli settler rabbi who called for killing of non-Jews
https://occupiedpalestine.wordpress.com/2011/08/16/uk-bans-israeli-settler-rabbi-who-called-for-killing-of-non-jews-the-electronic-intifada/

Blog post: British banks love the smell of cluster bombs in the morning
http://t.co/s1kqV0O

Russian journalist receives “death threats” for supporting Palestinians
https://occupiedpalestine.wordpress.com/2011/08/16/russian-journalist-receives-death-threats-for-supporting-palestinians/

URGENT #Syria: over 5.000 Palestinians fled (again) now, out of the refugee camp of Raml
https://occupiedpalestine.wordpress.com/2011/08/16/urgent-syria-over-50-000-palestinians-fled-again-now-out-of-the-refugee-camp-of-raml/

#US WhiteHouse joins Palestinian criticism of Israels plan to construct 277 homes in Illegal West Bank colony of Ariel.
http://www.haaretz.com/news/diplomacy-defense/u-s-israeli-construction-in-ariel-deeply-troubling-1.378781

How Jews need to figure in the greater plan of God and His Apostle Glenn Beck:
http://www.haaretz.com/blogs/a-special-place-in-hell/not-jewish-enough-for-glenn-beck-nor-israeli-enough-1.378585

A Recess Destination With Bipartisan Support: Israel and the West Bank
http://www.nytimes.com/2011/08/16/us/politics/16congress.html?_r=1&src=tp

US Senator seeks to cut aid to elite IDF units operating in West Bank & #Gaza –
http://www.haaretz.com/print-edition/news/u-s-senator-seeks-to-cut-aid-to-elite-idf-units-operating-in-west-bank-and-gaza-1.378800

“Reading ‘Anne Frank’ in Gaza – A beautiful piece of writing by  imPalestine
http://t.co/TEqpxIg

US-Arab Disconnect: Revolutions Restate Region’s Priorities
https://occupiedpalestine.wordpress.com/2011/08/16/us-arab-disconnect-revolutions-restate-regions-priorities-by-ramzy-baroud/

Israel uses banned torture methods
http://wp.me/p16sn9-ajN

Children not exempt from widespread torture in Israeli detention
http://wp.me/p16sn9-9vC

Israel developed over 100 torture methods against Palestinian prisoners
http://wp.me/p16sn9-99k

Israel to promote pro-abuse colonel
https://occupiedpalestine.wordpress.com/2011/08/16/israel-to-promote-pro-abuse-torture-colonel/

Leader of Gaza youth movement ‘arrested’
https://occupiedpalestine.wordpress.com/2011/08/16/leader-of-gaza-youth-movement-arrested/

Medics: Israeli forces shot Gaza man in leg
https://occupiedpalestine.wordpress.com/2011/08/16/israeli-sniper-shoots-young-gaza-man-in-leg/

Israeli air strikes hit Gaza Strip
https://occupiedpalestine.wordpress.com/2011/08/16/israeli-air-strikes-hit-gaza-strip/

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