Archive | September 21, 2011
World Leaders Attend 66th United Nations General Assembly

Full text of Obama’s speech at the United Nations

Josh Rogin |  Wednesday, September 21, 2011 | Foreign Policy As Prepared for Delivery – Mr. President, Mr. Secretary-General, fellow delegates, ladies and gentlemen: I would like to talk to you about a subject that is at the heart of the United Nations – the pursuit of peace in an imperfect world. War and conflict have […]

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Settlers Attack A Palestinian Woman In Hebron

REFUSING TO DIE IN SILENCE – Video Wednesday September 21, 2011 21:50 by Saed Bannoura – IMEMC & Agencies Palestinian Medical Sources reported Wednesday that a Palestinian woman was hospitalized after being attacked by extremist Israeli settlers in the southern West Bank city of Hebron. File – Settlers Attack a Palestinian Woman in Hebron The […]

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Palestinian Human Rights Worker Kidnapped In Iraq

  Wednesday September 21, 2011 22:32 by Saed Bannoura – IMEMC & Agencies The Palestinian Human Rights Foundation reported Wednesday that its representative in Iraq was kidnapped by gunmen wearing the attire of the Iraqi Ministry of Interior. The foundation said that, on Wednesday evening, Qusai Abdul-Raouf was on tour documenting the increasing attacks carried […]

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15 Year-Old Shot in the Face During Qalandiya Demo and Looses Eye

Three seriously injured and two arrested by plain-clothed special forces in clashes that erupted near the Qalandiya Refugee Camp after Israel closed the checkpoint to Jerusalem. 15 year-old protester evacuated by journalist after being shot in the eyes. Picture credit: Fadi al-Arouri Sept 21, 2011 | Popular Struggle Coordination Committee The Qalandiya checkpoint, the main […]

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IOF troops, Jewish settlers block worshipers from heading to Ibrahimi Mosque

REFUSING TO DIE IN SILENCE – Video [ 21/09/2011 – 04:44 PM ] AL-KHALIL, (PIC)– Palestinian citizens clashed with Jewish settlers, backed by Israeli occupation forces, in Al-Khalil on Wednesday after they tried to block worshipers from heading to the Ibrahimi mosque for prayers. Dozens of Jewish settlers organized a provocative march toward the mosque’s […]

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Obama Was for a Palestinian State before He Was against It

Related: Full text of Obama’s speech at the United Nations  Ahmed Amr | September 21st, 2011 |  Dissident Voice This time we should reach for what’s best within ourselves. If we do, when we come back here next year, we can have an agreement that will lead to a new member of the United Nations […]

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5 injured in demonstrations at Qalandia checkpoint

REFUSING TO DIE IN SILENCE – Video Maan News Agency | Sept 21, 2011 RAMALLAH (Ma’an) — Five Palestinians were injured by rubber bullets and dozens inhaled tear gas on Wednesday as demonstrations took place at Qalandia checkpoint, near Ramallah. Dozens of young Palestinians demonstrated at the checkpoint near Ramallah to show support for the […]

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Qatar Supports The Palestinian UN Membership, Condemns Israel Settlement Activties

REFUSING TO DIE IN SILENCE – Video Wednesday September 21, 2011 19:01 by Alaa Ashkar – IMEMC The Prince of Qatar, Sheikh Hamad bin Khalifa Al Thani, expressed support for the Palestinian UN membership bid, and condemned the Israeli occupation and the ongoing construction and expansion of Israeli settlements in the Occupied Territories. “After the […]

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Sarkozy warns against vetoing Palestinian UN bid

Maan News Agency | Sept 21, 2011 UNITED NATIONS (AFP) — French President Nicolas Sarkozy warned Wednesday that a US veto of the Palestinian bid for UN membership as a state would trigger violence. “Who could doubt that a veto at the Security Council risks engendering a cycle of violence in the Middle East?” Sarkozy […]

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PRC fighter shot by Israeli naval forces

Related: The Eagle of Palestine [ 21/09/2011 – 02:55 PM ] GAZA, (PIC)– A fighter from the Popular Resistance Committees’ military wing Al-Nasser Salaheddin Brigades was shot and injured Wednesday morning in an attack by Israel naval forces. The fighter was targeted by an Israeli boat as he was stationed at a resistance base near […]

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Palestinians should not negotiate now!

PressTV –  Wed Sep 21, 2011 2:41PM GMT |By Mojtaba Hosseini We are thought in business school, to be a good negotiator, you have to have something to “trade” with, and also what each party “have” that the other wants are two important aspects of negotiation. The aim of negotiation is to find a solution […]

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Obama: No shortcut to ME peace

Related: Full text of Obama’s speech at the United Nations PressTV – Wed Sep 21, 2011 3:29PM GMT US President Barack Obama addresses the UN General Assembly in New York on September 21, 2011. US President Barack Obama has said there is “no shortcut” to Middle East peace, as Palestinians seek statehood recognition at the […]

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Defense Committees in Jerusalem Neighborhoods

REFUSING TO DIE IN SILENCE – Video PNN – Palestine News Network – 21.09.11 – 14:17 Jerusalem- The Popular National Conference was held today to form defense committees to protect Arab neighborhoods from the settlers’ attacks in east Jerusalem as a result of the Palestinian bid at the UN. In its statement, the conference calls all the people […]

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Israelis Attack Bus of Prisoners’ Families

REFUSING TO DIE IN SILENCE – Video Palestine News & Info Agency – WAFA Jenin, September 21, 2011 (WAFA) – A group of Israelis attacked on Wednesday a bus carrying families of Palestinian prisoners on their way to visit their detained relatives in the Naqab prison, south of Israel, according to family members. They said […]

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Jewish Settlers Try to Storm Palestinian Town near Jenin

REFUSING TO DIE IN SILENCE – Video Palestine News & Info Agency – WAFA -Sept 21, 2011 JENIN, (WAFA) – Jewish settlers Tuesday tried to storm Araaba, a town southwest of Jenin in the northern West Bank, according to witnesses. They said that settlers gathered at the west side of the town and tried to […]

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