Archive | September 7, 2011

Peace Now: Settlement construction doubles since moratorium

Maan News Agency | Sept 7, 2011 BETHLEHEM (Reuters) — According to Peace Now’s latest report released Wednesday, construction in West Bank settlements has doubled since the end of a building freeze which ended US brokered peace talks between Israel and the Palestinians last year. Peace Now’s Settlement Watch Director of Projects Hagit Ofran told […]

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PA security kidnaps son of prisoner Hamas Official Abul Heija

[ 07/09/2011 – 11:04 AM ] JENIN, (PIC)– Security forces from the Palestinian authority (PA) on Monday violently raided the house of senior Hamas official and prisoner in Israeli jails Jamal Abul Heija and kidnapped his 18-year old son Hamza. Informed sources told the Palestinian information center (PIC) that armed men from the preventive, intelligence […]

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Al Walajeh: Demonstrators , Military clash over olive trees uproot.

Palestine News Network 07.09.11 – 13:32 Bethlehem – PNN – The Israeli Military attacked a group of Palestinian, Israeli and international activists, participating in a peaceful demonstration against the enlargement of the wall in Al-Walajah, North West of Bethlehem. For the second day running, the Israeli Military cut and uprooted the olive trees of the […]

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Report: Israel endorsed 3,050 settlement units last month

[ 07/09/2011 – 08:17 AM ] RAMALLAH, (PIC)– The international relations department of the Palestinian liberation organization (PLO) reported that the Israeli occupation during last August approved the building of 3,050 new settlement units in the Palestinian occupied lands. According to a report issued by this department on Israel’s violations during the month, the Israeli […]

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Israeli drone attack kills fighter, injures father and two kids in Gaza

Gaza Under Attack – in pictures [ 07/09/2011 – 08:02 AM ] GAZA, (PIC)– A senior resistance leader from Salahuddin Brigades was killed, and two children and their father were injured during an Israeli aerial attack on Kissufim area east of Khan Younis on Tuesday evening. A medical source said the casualties were transferred to […]

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Hamas welcomes Turkey decision suspending military, trade relations with Israel

[ 07/09/2011 – 08:29 AM ] GAZA, (PIC)– Hamas has welcomed Turkey’s decision to suspend military and trade relations with Israel in the wake of the latter’s refusal to apologize for its bloody attack on Freedom Flotilla last year and killing nine Turkish citizens. Spokesman for the movement Dr. Sami Abu Zuhri said in a […]

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Israeli Army Escorts 1,200 Israelis into Nablus

Qatar News Agency | Article Date: 11:19 2011/09/07| Article ID: 0026 Nablus, September 07 (QNA) – Dozens of Israeli military jeeps entered the northern West Bank city of Nablus overnight Tuesday to escort Israelis visiting a holy site in the city, witnesses and the army said. An Israeli military spokesman said the army was protecting […]

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Last-minute push to avert PA UN bid

US envoys arrive in Israel for meetings with Israeli prime minister, while Tony Blair travels to Ramallah to meet Abbas. 06 Sep 2011 | Al Jazeera Abbas said the UN bid was a last resort after the PA had “exhausted all other options” [EPA] Gaza City — With one week to go before the United […]

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Abu Zuhri Calls On West Bank P.A To Stop Arresting Resistance Members

Wednesday September 07, 2011 00:52 by Saed Bannoura – IMEMC & Agencies Dr. Sami Abu Zuhri, spokesperson of the Hamas movement, called on the Palestinian Security Forces of the Palestinian Authority in the West Bank, to stop the arrests against resistance members, so that they can counter the escalation carried out by Israeli soldiers and […]

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Israel and China: Mutual Opportunism

  Yang Weiguo, People’s Republic of China’s envoy to the Palestinian Territories visits Israel’s apartheid wall near the Aida refugee camp. (Photo: AFP – Musa al-Shaer) By: Housam Matar | Published Wednesday, September 7, 2011 | Al Akhbar English The Chinese chief of staff’s visit to Israel on August 14 gave rise to speculation about […]

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Israel chokes Palestinian trade, says UN study

The Electronic Intifada | Ramallah | 7 September 2011 West Bank vendors suffered as many looked but few purchased this past holiday season. (Khaleel Reash/MaanImages) RAMALLAH (IRIN) – West Bank trade remains largely isolated from global markets due to restrictions imposed on the movement of goods, according to a July 2011 study by the UN Conference on […]

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#PALESTINE NEWS | Sept 7, 2011

CONTINUOUS UPDATES Photography by Ahmad Mesleh آخر الأخبار والتحديثات Sept 7, 2011 | Gaza has been under siege for 1547 days | Spread the News! The Palmer Committee Final Report – UN Investigation in the Mavi Marmara Massacre – DOWNLOAD PDF The Palmer/Uribe Report: Another Attempt by Israel to Whitewash Murder? – PRESS RELEASE █▌ […]

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