Archive | February 6, 2012

Gaza Deputy PM meets Bahraini delegation

Related: Israel. Not looking for Peace. Nor Talks. But this… Maan News Agency | Febr 6, 2012 GAZA CITY (Ma’an) — Deputy Prime Minister of the Gaza government Muhammad Awad applauded the growing prominence of the Palestinian issue in the Arab world, after meeting with a delegation from Bahrain during their visit to the Gaza […]

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PALESTINE NEWS | Feb 6, 2012

“Israel kills by deprivation of Healthcare” Facts tweeted earlier now storified آخر الأخبار والتحديثات Feb 6, 2012 | 23276 Days Since Al-Nakba & Gaza has been under siege for 1699 days Follow at twitter For news of previous news days Daily News Overviews NEW PAGES ON THIS BLOG —— OVERVIEWS CONTINUOUSLY UPDATED █▌ CHILD ARRESTS […]

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South Africa mulls BDS sanctions on Israel

Related: Israel. Not looking for Peace. Nor Talks. But this… Al Akhbar | Published Monday, February 6, 2012 South Africa is considering imposing economic and cultural sanctions on Israel as part of the worldwide Boycott, Divestment and Sanctions (BDS) campaign. The country’s Minister of Arts and Culture announced at a conference in Pretoria last week […]

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Breaking: Settlers and Israeli military move forward with plan to steal land

Settler Violence Topic | Category | Pictures | New: Interactive Map 6 February 2012 | International Solidarity Movement, West Bank   As of 2:00 PM today it was reported that two army jeeps were still on site in Kufr Qaddoum, in addition to one police jeep, while illegal settlers had left the scene of today’s […]

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VIDEO | Lack of medication in Gaza

PressTV – Broadcast Date: 05 Feb. 2012 Palestinian protesters pelted the car taking United Nations General Secretary Ban Ki-moon into Gaza with shoes sticks and stones, last week. The incident took place in Erez crossing which is the main entrance to the beleaguered strip from Israel. There is a general perception that the siege of […]

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Unknown chemicals sprayed in Palestinian cars at checkpoints

By Abir Kopty | 972 Magazine | Febr 5, 2012 Lately I’ve been going to Jenin every two or three weeks with family members. We usually do our vegetable shopping in the city market. Last Saturday, on our way back from Jenin to Nazareth, we were surprised to find a new technology to check “suspicious” […]

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Israel to the United States: “We’ll Give You the War, You Give Us the Cannon Fodder”

Related: Israel. Not looking for Peace. Nor Talks. But this… by Tom Burghardt | February 6th, 2012 | Dissident Voice The dogs of war are off the leash. In meeting rooms in London, Tel Aviv and Washington the dice have been thrown: snake eyes. Flashback, 1963: When John F. Kennedy decided not to escalate the […]

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Take action for hunger striking Palestinian Prisoner Khader Adnan!

Palestine’s Prisoners | Pictures | Topic | Category – Torture | History | Category 6 February 2012 | Samidoun – Palestinian Prisoner Solidarity Network   Khader Adnan, an imprisoned Palestinian activist held under administrative detention, has engaged in an open-ended hunger strike since December 17, 2012. Now at fifty days into his hunger strike, he […]

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Illegal, underground: Palestine’s electricity ‘threat’

Related: Deprivation of Basic Needs Cost Lives! Healthcare | Electricity| Water | Communication By Charlotte Alfred | Maan News Agency | Febr 6, 2012 MASAFER YATTA (Ma’an) — There is an underground bunker in the South Hebron Hills, camouflaged by bracken and heavy sacks, where a tiny Palestinian village is sheltering a secret. Building quietly […]

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Netanyahu: Abbas must choose between Hamas and peace

Related: Israel. Not looking for Peace. Nor Talks. But this… Maan News Agency | Febr 6, 2012 BETHLEHEM (Ma’an) — Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu reiterated his opposition to reconciliation between Palestinian factions Fatah and Hamas on Monday, after the parties signed an agreement in Qatar to form a unity government to prepare for elections. […]

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Abbas to head unity government as factions sign agreement

Truth does not matter for “Israel”. Buttons Do. To mute. Maan News Agency | Febr 6, 2012 BETHLEHEM (Ma’an) — President Abbas and Hamas chief Khalid Mashaal penned an agreement in Qatar on Monday which will see the Fatah leader head a unity government. The agreement stipulates that the current President will head an interim […]

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Sources: Abbas to assume premiership

[ 06/02/2012 – 10:52 AM ] DOHA, (PIC)– A well informed Palestinian source has affirmed media reports that a tentative agreement was reached between Fatah and Hamas in Doha naming Mahmoud Abbas as premier in addition to his current duties as PA chief. The source told the PIC reporter on Sunday night that other reconciliation […]

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Shalit committee asks court to cancel release of freed Palestinian

Palestine’s Prisoners | Pictures | Topic | Category – Torture | History | Category [ 06/02/2012 – 11:02 AM ] RAMALLAH, (PIC)– A specialized Israeli committee formed to look into violations of the prisoners’ exchange deal between Hamas and Israel claimed that one of the freed captives in the deal had violated conditions for his […]

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IOF soldiers storm home of Palestinian prisoner

Palestine’s Prisoners | Pictures | Topic | Category – Torture | History | Category [ 06/02/2012 – 10:59 AM ] AL-KHALIL, (PIC)– Israeli occupation forces (IOF) stormed the home of prisoner Adel Amayra in Al-Burj village to the south of al-Khalil and thoroughly searched it. Family of the prisoner said that the soldiers broke into […]

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IOF soldiers round up 15 Palestinians

Related: All Attacks on Palestinians – Timeline – Category [ 06/02/2012 – 11:03 AM ] RAMALLAH, (PIC)– Israeli occupation forces (IOF) rounded up 15 Palestinians in various West Bank areas at dawn Monday, Hebrew media reported. They said that IOF soldiers arrested five Palestinians in Nablus, two from Qalqilia, and six from two villages to […]

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