Archive | August 18, 2011

Israeli Air Strike Kills Six Palestinians In Gaza

Thursday August 18, 2011 20:51 by George Rishmawi – IMEMC & Agencies Israeli air force bombarded the Gaza Strip killing at least six Palestinians and wounding some others, Thursday evening. Palestinian medical sources said six were killed, three of which were leaders of the Popular Resistance Committees (PRC) in Al-Shu’outh area in Rafah in the […]

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After failed negotiations, it’s the only option left ~by @YousefMunayyer

By Yousef Munayyer August 18, 2011|  The Boston Globe AS PALESTINIANS prepare to seek membership in the United Nations, critics are quick to label this a damaging unilateral strategy. But the Palestinian drive for admission to the UN is not damaging or unilateral or even a strategy. Understanding the genesis of the impending diplomatic battle […]

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Gaza Suffers Israeli Warcrimes ~ Cartoon by @CarlosLatuff

Click on image for high resolution image Carlos’ cartoon is free for use without previous written permission. May God bless you Carlos. Ameen. All massacred Palestinians in 2011 All Israeli Massacres on Palestinians How many more dead corpses of Palestinians does the international community need to see in order to act? How many more cruelties […]

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Martyrs killed today in #Rafah #Gaza – in pictures

الله يرحم كل الشهداء رفح- صفا وجدت غربان الاحتلال الإسرائيلي التي حامت في أجواء مدينة رفح جنوب قطاع غزة عقب العمليات التي وقعت بإيلات ظهر الخميس صيدا ثمينا بتجمع القيادات العليا لألوية الناصر صلاح الدين، لتصب جام حقدها وغضبها فتقطعهم أشلاء وتزهق أرواحهم في سبيل الله. فكانت الحصيلة للمجزرة الجديدة، أن استشهد الأمين العام لألوية […]

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Hamas: No Gaza role in deadly Eilat attacks

Maan news Agency | Aug 18, 2011  (updated) GAZA CITY (Ma’an) — Hamas has denied accusations by the Israeli defense minister that Gaza was the source of attacks in southern Israel that left at least seven people dead Thursday. Hamas leader Salah Bardawil told Ma’an radio that Israel blamed Hamas and Gaza groups in order […]

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Israel’s Eilat Venture

Tallha Abdulrazaq | Aug 18, 2011 | War Journal Early today, several gunmen launched an attack from across the Egyptian side of the Egypt-Israel border. Striking from the Sinai, the attackers managed to attack the Israeli coastal town of Eilat with small arms, mortars and anti-tank rockets. Although details of the attack are still sketchy […]

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6 killed in Israeli airstrike

Published today (updated) 18/08/2011 18:27 [MaanImages, File] GAZA CITY (Ma’an) — An Israeli airstrike killed six Palestinians Thursday evening in southern Gaza, medics said. Gaza medical official Adham Abu Salmiya said the airstrikes targeted a house in Rafah. A Ma’an correspondent said the home belonged to Popular Resistance Committees official Khaled Shaath. His daughter was […]

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#PALESTINE NEWS | Aug 18, 2011

Picture by Ahmad Mesleh آخر الأخبار والتحديثات Aug 18, 2011 | Gaza has been under siege for 1527 days | Spread the News! Israel’s Eilat Venture https://occupiedpalestine.wordpress.com/2011/08/18/israels-eilat-venture/ █▌ Latest Updates on the GazaBlackOut █▌ Make A Dream Come True : Just Once, Please – for Nader K. Continuous updates.. For news of previous days go […]

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Hamas slams claims on Fatah’s inability to release political prisoners

[ 18/08/2011 – 11:02 AM ] GAZA, (PIC)– The Hamas Movement deplored Amin Maqboul, the secretary-general of Fatah’s revolutionary council, for his remarks about his movement’s inability release the political prisoners from Hamas as “unacceptable and surprising.” Maqboul had stated that Fatah faction, which signed a reconciliation agreement with Hamas a few months ago, was […]

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Prospective Labor Party Leader Supports Settlers but No One Else

PNN – Palestine News Network –  18.08.11 – 12:50 Candidate for Labor Party leader, Shelly Yachimovich, released a statement saying “I certainly do not see the settlement project as a sin and a crime.” on Friday. Her interview with the Israeli daily, Haaretz, comes in the midst of the largest social protest in Israeli history. […]

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Israel threatens 384 Jerusalemite figures with exile

[ 18/08/2011 – 11:45 AM ] OCCUPIED JERUSALEM, (PIC)– Palestinian lawmakers and activists in the occupied city of Jerusalem revealed Israeli intents to exile 384 Jerusalemite figures at the pretext of their activities against the occupation in the holy city. The Israeli intelligence summoned lately those figures in different times and threatened them with expulsion […]

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Report says that Palestinian prisoners endure “very harsh” conditions in Israeli prisons

  Thursday, 18 August 2011 13:00| MEMO Palestinian woman prisoner suffered gastrointestinal disease for three weeks and did not see a specialist doctor. A report issued by the Public Defender’s Office at the Israeli Justice Ministry has described the conditions endured by Palestinian prisoners in Israeli jails as “very harsh”. The issues mentioned by the […]

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PA security arrests ten Hamas supporters in West Bank

[ 18/08/2011 – 12:20 PM ] NABLUS, (PIC)– Some ten of Hamas’s supporters in the West Bank have been arrested in the past few days as the Palestinian Authority security forces continue to breach the unity deal signed by parties governing the mending Palestinian territories. On Sunday, PA intelligence in Nablus governorate arrested three men […]

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Palestinian prisoner Zakariya Isa in critical condition

Thursday, 18 August 2011 14:00 | MEMO Israel has refused to release Zakaria Isa to allow him to see his family and say his last farewells. It insists that he remains a prisoner despite his condition. The 43 year old prisoner, Zakaria Daoud Hassan Isa, from the town of al-Khader in Bethlehem who is currently […]

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Five killed, 25 injured in multiple attacks on Israeli targets

[ 18/08/2011 – 12:54 PM ] EILAT, (PIC)– Five were killed and 25 injured in two attacks on Israeli buses carrying soldiers near the southern occupied city of Um al-Rashrash (Eilat) on Thursday, Hebrew media reported. They said that the Egged buses were mainly carrying soldiers and were heading from Beer Sheba to Eilat when […]

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