Archive | September 25, 2011

UN summit acclaims Arab Spring leaders

Maan News Agency | AFP | Sept 25, 2011 UNITED NATIONS (AFP) — Libya and Egypt brought the Arab Spring to the annual UN summit on Saturday hailing the changes in their own country — while keeping a few grumbles about the rest of the world. Mahmoud Jibril, the prime minister in Libya’s National Transitional […]

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Thousands expected to welcome Abbas in Ramallah

Abbas’ Speech at UNGA – full text | Abbas’ Speech at UNGA – video Netanyahu Speech at the UN – in pictures Maan News Agency | Sept 25, 2011 RAMALLAH (Ma’an) — Thousands of Palestinians are expected to gather at the presidential headquarters at Ramallah on Sunday to welcome President Mahmoud Abbas on his return […]

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Legal expert claims that a UN deal will see Palestinian state recognised in exchange for recognition of Israel as a “Jewish state”

Abbas’ Speech at UNGA – full text | Abbas’ Speech at UNGA – video Netanyahu Speech at the UN – in pictures Sunday, 25 September 2011 08:00| MEMO   An expert in international law has expressed fears over what he described as a “political deal” being prepared the UN headquarters in New York which aims […]

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Talks must be based on pre-67 borders

Abbas’ Speech at UNGA – full text | Abbas’ Speech at UNGA – video Netanyahu Speech at the UN – in pictures PressTV – Sat Sep 24, 2011 11:8PM GMT Acting Palestinian Authority (PA) Chief Mahmoud Abbas The acting Palestinian Authority (PA) chief has rejected a proposal by the Middle East Quartet that calls for […]

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Expert Reactions to Abbas & Netanyahu Speeches at UNGA (September 2011)

Abbas’ Speech at UNGA – full text | Abbas’  Speech at UNGA – video Netanyahu Speech at the UN – in pictures SR Editor | September 24, 2011 | Sabbah Report | IMEU, Sep 23, 2011 Mouin Rabbani, Visiting Senior Fellow at the Institute for Palestine Studies, Policy Advisor to Al-Shabaka: The Palestinian Policy Network, […]

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Last week at the UN, Israel lost America ~ by Larry Derfner

Abbas’ Speech at the UNGA – full text Sept 24, 2011 | 972 Magazine | by Larry Derfner “Tafasta meruba, lo tafasta,” is a Hebrew saying that means, “If you get too greedy, you end up with nothing,” and it fits well to the arm-twisting job Israel just did on Obama at the UN. By […]

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Setters Uproot 400 Olive Trees South Of Nablus

REFUSING TO DIE IN SILENCE – Video Sunday September 25, 2011 12:07 by Alaa Ashkar – IMEMC & Agencies Dozens of Israeli settlers uprooted Sunday morning more than 400 olive trees in the towns of Qosrah and Douma, south of city of Nablus. Palestinian sources that this attack is the “fiercest” on the Palestinian lands, […]

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Settlers assault a Palestinian man in Bethlehem

REFUSING TO DIE IN SILENCE – Video 25-09-2011,11:48  – Ezzedeen Al-Qassam Brigades Al Qassam/ agencies– Bethlehem- Eyewitnesses reported that a Palestinian man from Nahhalin town, west of Bethlehem, was injured on Saturday evening when a group of extremist Israeli settlers hurled stones at his vehicle causing it to crash on the main road between Nahhalin […]

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Palestinians: The Search for Statehood – in pictures

Al Akhbar | English | September 24, 2011 The Palestinian struggle for statehood and the right to self-determination predates the recent attempt to gain recognition at the UN by decades and will not cease should the latest bid fail. Despite being repeatedly shunned by the International Community, Palestinians continue to express their desire for liberation […]

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Islamic Movement warns of fresh Al-Aqsa Mosque entries

REFUSING TO DIE IN SILENCE – Video [ 24/09/2011 – 04:18 PM ] OCCUPIED JERUSALEM, (PIC)– The Islamic Movement in 1948 occupied Palestine has warned that the Israelis would make their next move on Al-Aqsa Mosque as the public is preoccupied with controversy over the PLO chairman’s current bid to seek UN membership for the […]

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My Name is #Nakba {Poem} ~ by @YasirTineh

My name is #Nakba, I’m the son of a murdered father & the daughter of a childless mother. I’m a twin in my being, A girl called Palestine & a boy called Palestinian,Yet I’m a family where sisters don’t have sisters & brothers don’t have brothers. I’m Palestine & I have been raped, I cried […]

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PASF detains, summons hundreds of Hamas supporters in heated surge in arrests

Related: ▣ FAQ ▣ Palestine Statehood Bid | Category Statehood [ 24/09/2011 – 03:06 PM ] WEST BANK, (PIC)– Palestinian Authority security forces (PASF) have detained at least a hundred Hamas supporters across the West Bank in one of the fiercest surges in arrests following the pledge of the PASF to block Palestinian clashes with […]

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Haneyya: Netanyahu’s speech arrogant

Abbas’ Speech at the UNGA – full text Netanyahu Speech at the UN – in pictures [ 24/09/2011 – 02:39 PM ] GAZA, (PIC)– Gaza prime minister Ismail Haneyya has described as “arrogant” the speech delivered by Israeli premier Benjamin Netanyahu at the United Nations. He said in a terse statement on Saturday that Netanyahu’s […]

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Settlers parade Hebron

REFUSING TO DIE IN SILENCE – Video 24 September 2011 | International Solidarity Movement, West BankToday at 4 p.m. the settlers paraded as usual around the Old City of Al Khalil, or Hebron,  from  4 to about 5 p.m. About 5  international observers, as well as members of Christian Peacemakers Team and World Council Church […]

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Haiya of Qalandia Refugee Camp

4,6 Million Refugees | Human Rights Denied – movie 24 September 2011 | International Solidarity Movement, West Bank Haiya and her family are originally from a village called Ber Maael know called Mudaeen near what is now Tel Aviv. Haiya’s brother was a close friend of Ali Khaleefa, one of the young men who was […]

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