Archive | August 27, 2011

Raids continue in Hebron, 2 arrested

27 August 2011 | International Solidarity Movement, West Bank Like every Saturday, today  a guided Zionist tour passed through the divided old city in Hebron, also referred to as Al Khalil by Palestinians. The tour was escorted by 20 Israeli soldiers and led to a couple of Palestinian arrests without clear justification. Around 4pm the […]

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Professor Abdul-Sattar Qasem detained by PA

[ 26/08/2011 – 08:33 PM ] NABLUS, (PIC)– A magistrates court judge decided on Thursday to detain Abdel-Sattar Qasem, Professor of political science at Najah University, for 15 days without charge. Qasem’s wife said that the detention was extended to 15 days despite the fact that his lawyers completed the procedure for bail. She added […]

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Witnesses: Settlers attack olive trees in Salfit

Maan News Agency | Aug 27, 2011 SALFIT (Ma’an) — Settlers on Saturday cut down Palestinian-owned olive trees in Salfit in the northern West Bank, witnesses said. A group of settlers destroyed eight olive trees and damaged two lemon trees belonging to farmer Abdel Razzaq Khaled Mansour in the Wadi Qana area of Deir Istaya, […]

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Israel planned to assassinate Gaza PM

[ 27/08/2011 – 06:57 PM ] CAIRO, (PIC)– Israel had plans to assassinate prime minister of the government in Gaza and Hamas leader Ismail Haneyya, Egypt’s Al-Ahram newspaper said Saturday. Israel backed down on the decision after urgent intervention from Egypt upon getting word that Israel wanted to kill Haneyya over the Eilat attacks where […]

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Lawyer: Female detainee humiliated after surgery

Maan News Agency | Aug 27, 2011 RAMALLAH (Ma’an) — Israeli prison guards humiliated a female detainee from the Gaza Strip who underwent hand surgery, the PA Ministry of Detainees’ Affairs reported Saturday. Prison guards tried to cuff Wafa Samir Al-Lubs, 26, to her hospital bed by her hands and legs, the ministry said in […]

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Quds Day shows support for Palestine

Related to: Al Quds Day World Wide – in pictures PressTV -Sat Aug 27, 2011 1:22PM GMT Interview with Saeb Shaath, Author and Middle East Affairs expert. Designated by the founder of the Islamic Revolution, Imam Khomeini back in 1979, the last Friday of the holy month of Ramadan marks the International Al-Quds Day. For […]

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Bahar warns Israeli occupation government against attacking Gaza

Gaza Under Attack- in pictures | Part 1 | Part 2 | [ 27/08/2011 – 01:08 PM ] GAZA, (PIC)– The first deputy speaker of the Palestinian Legislative Council, Ahmad Bahar warned the Israeli occupation government against “playing with fire and getting embroiled in the Gaza quagmire,” stressing that the Israeli occupation is trying to […]

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Prisoners complain of headaches after scramblers planted in Shata prison

Related: Palestinian Prisoners – Resources & Photography [ 27/08/2011 – 12:56 PM ] RAMALLAH, (PIC)– Palestinian prisoners in the Israeli Shata prison complained of pain in the head after cell phone scramblers were planted in the prison, a prisoner rights group reported. The devices are designed to scramble cell phone calls made by cell phones […]

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Israel threatened launching extensive military assault on Gaza Strip

Gaza Under Attack- in pictures | Part 1 | Part 2 | [ 27/08/2011 – 12:25 PM ] OCCUPIED JERUSALEM, (PIC)– Israel threatened it would launch a massive ground and air military attack on the Gaza Strip in response to new rockets Palestinian factions fired into southern Israel in retaliation to Israeli occupation raids. Israeli […]

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Hundreds of thousands of worshippers attend night prayers at the Aqsa Mosque

Related: Last Friday of Ramadan Al-Quds – in pictures [ 27/08/2011 – 12:28 PM ] OCCUPIED JERUSALEM, (PIC)– More than 350 thousand Palestinian worshippers attended the night prayers Friday night, despite Israeli occupation restrictions, especially in relation with worshippers from the West Bank. The mosque’s plazas were crowded with worshipers who arrived after the Maghreb […]

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Palestine Youth Activist Abducted by PA

█▌ UPDATE: Nizar Qarake has been released. As soon as more details are available they will be updated here. In the meanwhile we want to thank anyone spreading the appeal. Universal Declaration of Human Rights Art 20(1) – “Everyone has the right to freedom of peaceful assembly and association. “ Aug 27, 2011 via @GazaYBO […]

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Pakistanis mark global Quds Day

Related to: Al Quds Day World Wide – in pictures PressTV –  Sat Aug 27, 2011 10:11AM GMT Pakistani activists shout slogans against the United States and Israel during a protest in Karachi. (File photo) Thousands of Pakistanis have marked the international Quds Day across Pakistan to show their solidarity with Palestinians. The Quds Day […]

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Haneyya reiterates Palestinians would never surrender to occupation

[ 27/08/2011 – 10:54 AM ] GAZA, (PIC)– Prime Minister of the government in Gaza Ismail Haneyya reiterated that the Palestinians would never surrender or recognize the Israeli occupation and would reserve their rights of return, liberty, and statehood. The statement came as Haneyya welcomed an aid convoy from South Africa dubbed “Freedom”, which arrived […]

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Troops Attack Nonviolent Weekly Protest in Bil’in

Friday August 26, 2011 23:48 by Saed Bannoura – IMEMC News Local sources in Bil’in village, near the central West Bank city of Ramallah, reported Friday that several protesters were treated for the effects of teargas inhalation after the Israeli soldiers violently attacked the weekly nonviolent protest in the village. Gas bombs Fired At Protesters […]

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