Archive | October 2, 2011

US ‘collective punishment’ strips Palestine of $200 million

  RT | 02 October, 2011, 14:44 Beit Hanoun (AFP Photo / Mahmud Hams) The US Congress has blocked almost US $200 million in aid for Palestine, in an apparent bid to make them pay for seeking UN recognition. Palestinian authorities say the move amounts to “collective punishment” of their people. ­The freezing of the […]

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#PALESTINE NEWS | Oct 2, 2011

CONTINUOUS UPDATES Photography by Ahmad Mesleh آخر الأخبار والتحديثات Oct 1, 2011 | Gaza has been under siege for 1571 days | Spread the News! ▣ Make A Dream Come True : Just Once, Please – for Nader K. ▣ Settler Violence – in pictures ▣ REFUSING TO DIE IN SILENCE – Video ▣ FAQ […]

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Israeli warplanes strike in Beit Hanoun

Gaza Under Attack – in pictures [ 02/10/2011 – 09:11 AM ] GAZA, (PIC)– Three Palestinians were injured, one critically, medics said, after Israeli warplanes struck in Beit Hanoun on the northeastern edge of the Gaza Strip. The injured were transported to the local hospital to be treated, said the Higher Committee of Emergency Medical […]

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Settlers Attack on Burin Followed by Military Incursion

▣ Related: Special Topic Settler Violence | All posts on Settler Violence Dozens of armed settlers attacked the village of Burin near Nablus PSCC | Oct 2, 2011 Around 5:30 in the afternoon, whilst the youth of Burin were playing football, some 30 to 40 settlers from the adjacent Jewish-only settlement of Bracha, began descending […]

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Israel Fighter Jets strike North Gaza Strip

Gaza Under Attack – in pictures 02-10-2011,09:37 – Ezzedeen Al-Qassam Brigades Al Qassam website– Gaza -The Israeli Air Force has attacked  North of Gaza Strip, enlisting the services of military aircraft and unmanned spy planes.   The warplanes carried out airstrikes near the city of Beit Hanoun, North of Gaza strip, bombarding a group of […]

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Global Avoidable Mortality: Post-1967 Palestinian & Israeli deaths from occupation & violence

AVOIDABLE MORTALITY – or EXCESS MORTALITY – is the difference between the ACTUAL mortality in a country and the mortality EXPECTED in a peaceful, decently-run country with the same demographics. AVOIDABLE MORTALITY and INFANT MORTALITY are KEY INDICATORS of the HUMAN CONSEQUENCES of national and global policies.   As of late APRIL 2006, how many […]

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Israel: Building in East Jerusalem non-negotiable

Related : Ethnic Cleansing – Topic | Settlement Construction – Category Monster & Critics | Oct 2, 2011, 10:17 GMT Jerusalem – Israel’s ongoing building projects in East Jerusalem are non-negotiable, the country’s deputy premier said Sunday, despite international criticism that construction in the disputed city is impeding peace talks with the Palestinians. Silvan Shalom […]

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Israel vows to seek ‘Jewish state’ status

Related : Ethnic Cleansing – Topic | Settlement Construction – Category PressTV – Sun Oct 2, 2011 10:37AM GMT Tel Aviv’s Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu Reacting to remarks by Iran’s Leader of the Islamic Revolution firmly rejecting a two-state solution for Palestine, the Israeli premier has claimed that he would try to win recognition of […]

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Hamas vows not to forget Palestinian prisoners

Related: Palestinian Prisoners – Special Topic | Prisoners – Category [ 02/10/2011 – 09:51 AM ] DAMASCUS, (PIC)– Palestinian resistance group Hamas has hailed the Palestinian captives held in the Israeli prisons and vowed to be faithful to them until their release, as the prisoners have met challenges on the fifth day in a hunger […]

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Two-state solution not practical – Interview with Hani al-Basoos, Prof. of the Islamic University of Gaza

PressTV – Sun Oct 2, 2011 10:16AM GMT An exclusive interview with Hani al-Basoos, professor of the Islamic University of Gaza A prominent professor says that the Palestinian people have the full legal right to resist the Israeli occupation in all Palestinian cities. In an exclusive interview with Press TV, Hani al-Basoos, professor of the […]

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Medics: Man dies in Gaza tunnel

انّا للہ و انّا الیه راجعون الله يرحم كل الشهداء Maan News Agency | Oct 2, 2011 GAZA CITY (Ma’an) — A young man was electrocuted on Sunday morning in a Rafah smuggling tunnel. Medics told Ma’an that Bilal Islim, 25, died at 7.30 a.m. from an electric shock sustained while working in one of […]

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US to punish Palestinians for UN bid

Related: ▣ FAQ ▣ Palestine Statehood Bid | Category Statehood PressTV – Sun Oct 2, 2011 5:32AM GMT Palestinian children (file photo) The US Congress has reportedly decided to withhold USD 200 million in aid to the Palestinian Authority (PA) in response to Ramallah’s bid for UN statehood. The decision to freeze the payments was […]

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Settlers ‘steal 150 sheep’ near Al-Khalil

▣ Related: Special Topic Settler Violence | All posts on Settler Violence Maan News Agency | Updated Oct 2, 2011 HEBRON (Ma’an) — Armed Israeli settlers seized 150 sheep from shepherds south of Hebron in the southern West Bank, a popular committee leader said. Popular committee secretary-general Azmi Shoyoukhi told Ma’an that residents of Shima, […]

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Ibrahim Hamed and Hasan Salama join mass hunger strike

Related: Palestinian Prisoners – Special Topic | Prisoners – Category [ 01/10/2011 – 04:46 PM ] GAZA, (PIC)– Commander of Al-Qassam Brigades’ West Bank division Ibrahim Hamed and prisoner representative Hassan Salama have joined a hunger strike declared in most of the Israeli prisons amid demands for humanitarian conditions. Palestinian captives in most Israeli prisons […]

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Mishaal: liberation first, then state declaration

Related: ▣ FAQ ▣ Palestine Statehood Bid | Category Statehood [ 01/10/2011 – 09:38 PM ] TEHRAN, GAZA, (PIC)– In an address in Iranian capital Tehran to the international conference in support of the Palestinian uprising, Hamas political leader Khalid Mishaal said that Palestinian lands should be liberated first, then a state can be announced. […]

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