Archive | August 19, 2011

Before and after Eilat: Israeli air strikes are no different than militant rocket attacks ~ by @Samikishawi

By Sami Kishawi |  Sixteen Minutes to Palestine | Aug 19, 2011 Photo by Mahmud Hams, AFP How are Israel’s air strikes any different from militant rocket attacks? This is sure to spark a poisoned debate — mostly because the general public is informed only to the extent that Fox News, for example, informs them, […]

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BREAKING | Hamas armed wing abandons ceasefire with Israel

Maan News Agency | Aug 20, 2011 | 0:01 GAZA CITY (Ma’an) — The military wing of Hamas, the Al-Qassam Brigades, has called off a ceasefire with Israel and will allow factions in Gaza to respond to Israeli attacks, Al-Aqsa Radio reported late Friday. “There can be no truce with the Israeli occupation while it […]

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القسام: لا تهدئة الان مع الاحتلال وعلى الفصائل الرد على الجرائم

نشر أمـــس (آخر تحديث) 19/08/2011 الساعة 23:33 غزة- معا- في تطور لافت اعلنت كتائب القسام الجناح العسكري لحركة حماس “ان لا تهدئة مع الاحتلال الاسرائيلي في ظل استمراره بارتكاب المجازر ضد الشعب الفلسطيني بدون مبرر”. ونقلت اذاعة الاقصى عن كتائب القسام “دعوتها للفصائل المشاركة في الرد على جرائم الاحتلال الاسرائيلي”. يتبع… وكـالــة مـعـا الاخباريـة: القسام: […]

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Gaza Under Attack – Part 1 – in pictures

Gaza Under Attack – Aug 19, 2011  – in pictures  | Part 2 Gaza Under Attack – Oct 29, 2011 –  in pictures | Attacks on Gaza – Timeline How many more dead corpses of Palestine’s Children does the international community need to see in order to act? Go to the following part Photography of […]

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Drone attack kills 3 in #Gaza City

Gaza Under Attack | Aug 19, 2011 – in pictures Aug 19, 2011 | 23:12 BETHLEHEM (Ma’an) — An Israeli drone attack on a civilian car in Gaza City killed three Palestinians including a five-year-old boy, Al-Jazeera reported. Three people including a woman were reportedly injured. Source  Special Topic: GAZA UNDER ISRAELI ATTACKS Special Topic […]

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Israels Bloody Spectacle in Eilat

Aug 19, 2011 |  Kawther Salam What is behind the shooting spectacle in Eilat? Who planned and funded that bloody spectacle? What gains does the zionist occupation state promise itself from such a bloody spectacle of synthetic terror? It would be wrong to believe that the hands of the Israeli intelligence system, (Shabak Police), Mossad, […]

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“Price-Tag”-attack: Car torched by settlers in Ramallah village

Maan News Agency | Aug 19, 2011 RAMALLAH (Ma’an) — Dura Al-Qara residents on Friday accused settlers of setting fire to a car in the village overnight. Locals said anti-Arab slogans were written in Hebrew near the burnt out vehicle, adding that residents of Beit Eil settlement often clashed with Palestinians in the village east […]

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Confirmed: Two more Palestinians killed by Israeli raid in Gaza – Military and Security – 19/08/2011

Military and Security 8/19/2011 11:03:00 PM GAZA, Aug 19 (KUNA) — Two Palestinians were killed in an Israeli air raid in central Gaza Strip on Friday, a Palestinian official said. Spokesperson of ambulance and medical emergency services in Gaza Strip Adham Abu Salmiyah told KUNA an Israeli reconnaissance plane unleashed at least one rocket at […]

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Israeli Occupation Forces hand eight home owners demolition notices

[ 19/08/2011 – 07:09 PM ] AL-KHALIL, (PIC)– The IOF handed eight home owners, from the village of Sair to the north of southern West Bank city of al-Khalil, demolition notices at the pretext of lack of permits. Activists against settlement in the West Bank said that IOF troops raided the village and handed the […]

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Two civilians Injured as Troops Attack West Bank Anti-Wall Protests

PNN – Palestine News Network – 19.08.11 – 17:52 PNN Exclusive /By: Ghassan Bannoura – A man and a child were reported injured as Israeli troops attacked anti-wall protests organized in a number of West Bank communities in solidarity with Gaza. Protests on Friday were reported in  the central West Bank villages of  al-Nabi Salleh, […]

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Israeli air raids damage government buildings in Gaza

Gaza Under Attack | Aug 19, 2011 – in pictures [ 19/08/2011 – 05:06 PM ] GAZA, (PIC)– Israeli air raids on Friday morning resulted in widespread destruction and damage to many government buildings in Gaza City. The airstrikes caused damage to the general employment office, the ministry of justice and the government information office, […]

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Arab League warns of Israeli plan to expel prominent Palestinians from Jerusalem

Friday, 19 August 2011 18:30| MEMO The Arab League has warned of a “dangerous” Israeli plan to expel prominent Palestinians from Jerusalem in the context of escalating Israeli activities in the Occupied Territories. In a press release, the League cited well-informed sources in the occupied city in claiming that the Israelis intend to expel 384 […]

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Debate on Israeli crimes grow in West

PressTV –  Fri Aug 19, 2011 6:27PM GMT Interview with Sarah Colborne, Director of Palestinian Solidarity Campaign The debate over the Israeli occupation of Palestine is growing across Britain and some other Western countries. Moreover, some British officials are also divided on the official relationship with Israel. That is brought upon by a growing awareness […]

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Eretz Yisrael: Lawless, Corrupt and Dysfunctional ~ by Stephen Lendman

By Stephen Lendman* | Sabbah Report | http://www.sabbah.biz | aug 19, 2011 What do you call a country that persecutes occupied people and one-fifth of its own population for not being Jewish? An illegal occupier for over 44 years, suffocating over 1.6 million Gazans under siege! A nation practicing torture, persecution, and racism as official […]

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The tent protests ‘[are] the epitome of hysterical denial of the colonial reality’ ~ Omar Barghouti

by Kiera Feldman on August 19, 2011 Kiera Feldman conducted the following interview with Omar Barghouti over email in early August: Kiera Feldman: How will the boycott law affect you personally? Are you changing your actions or speech in any way? Omar Barghouti: We are all determined to carry on what we have been doing […]

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