Archive | August 18, 2011

6 Israeli soldiers killed in “Eilat” Om Ar-Rashrash city

  18-08-2011,13:21 | Ezzedeen al Qassam Brigades Al Qassam website– Occupied Om Ar-Rashrash- Two Israeli military buses carrying soldiers were ambushed by a group of unknown militant members in the occupied territories city of Eillat( Om Ar-rashrash) southern of the occupied Palestine, Thursday August18th, 2011. Israeli sources reported in an initial details that six Israeli […]

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Hamas rejects role in Israel bus attacks

  PressTV –  Thu Aug 18, 2011 1:18PM GMT Hamas has dismissed allegations by Israel’s minister of military affairs accusing the resistance movement of involvement in Thursday’s deadly attacks in southern Israel. MRS/MGH Source

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In Gaza, poverty forces children to choose between survival and school – video

UNICEF correspondent Catherine Weibel reports on children in Gaza who risk their lives to feed their families and help them survive. For more information, please visit: http://www.unicef.org Special Topic | Palestinian Children Special Topic | Ethic Cleansing In pictures Children of Palestine More pictures in the Gallery Images | الصور

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Israel plants new landmines in UN-monitored zone in occupied Golan Heights

Adri Nieuwhof | 08/15/2011 | Electronic Intifada Blogs Today, I received confirmation that Israeli forces have planted new landmines in the UN– monitored buffer zone in the occupied Syrian Golan Heights. I had contacted Taiseer Maray, the general director of Golan for Development after reading a report on the topic by Associated Press (AP) yesterday. […]

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Social Origins of the Tent Protests in Israel ~ by @maxajl

‘an early fracture — a foretaste of later ruptures — within Zionism.’ MRZine | MaxAjl | Aug 16, 2011 It started in mid-July, when Dafni Leef, a Tel Aviv filmmaker, was met with a hike in her rent that she couldn’t afford to pay.  Instead of moving to a new apartment, she moved to a […]

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Palestine UN Observer: “Settlements Jeopardize Peace Efforts”

Thursday August 18, 2011 02:19 by Saed Bannoura – IMEMC & Agencies Palestinian Permanent Observer to the United Nations, Riyad Mansour, stated Wednesday that Israel’s insistence on constructing and expanding its illegal settlements in the occupied territories jeopardize all efforts to achieve peace in the Middle East. Illegal Israeli Settlement – File, Image alnaharegypt.com Mansour […]

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Josh Ruebner: Hold Israel accountable with Leahy law — Israeli Occupation Archive

17 August 2011 By Josh Ruebner, The Hill – 17 Aug 2011 http://thehill.com/blogs/congress-blog/foreign-policy/177199-hold-israel-accountable-with-leahy-law Apologists for Israeli occupation and apartheid claim that advocates for holding Israel accountable for its human rights abuses of Palestinians are “singling Israel out for extra scrutiny” or “holding Israel to a higher standard than other countries.” Yet, ironically, Israel’s supporters also […]

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US, Israel plan civil war in Lebanon

PressTV – Wed Aug 17, 2011 7:53PM GMT Hezbollah Secretary General Seyyed Hassan Nasrallah Hezbollah Secretary General Seyyed Hassan Nasrallah says the US and Israel are trying to cause a civil war in Lebanon by destroying people’s coexistence. In his speech on Wednesday, Nasrallah said Washington and Tel Aviv are laying the foundation for sectarian […]

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