Archive | February 21, 2012

Do you believe in Israel’s soi-disant judicial system?

Febr 21, 2o12 Today with a lot of bravoure Al-Jazeera announced the rumour of release of Khader Adnan. Khader Adnan would not be the first and definitly not be the last administrative detainee undergoing this same sharade by Israel’s so called judiciary. Although the “deal”  to  release him after serving the original illegal sentence (without […]

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Cabinet Condemns Raid against Al-Aqsa Mosque, House Demolition

WAFA FEB 21 2012 RAMALLAH, February 21, 2012 (WAFA) – The Cabinet Tuesday condemned continuous attempts by Israeli settlers and extremists to raid Al-Aqsa Mosque in Jerusalem’s Old City and conduct religious rituals on its premises in a manner that provokes Muslim sentiments and creates a state of tension, according to a cabinet statement. It […]

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Israeli Leader Wrongly Blames UN and Arab States for Palestinian Refugees

Deputy Foreign Minister Danny Ayalon is putting out a series of misleading videos on the Israeli-Palestinian conflict. THE ATLANTIC FEBR 21 2012 At the end of 2011, Israeli Deputy Foreign Minister Danny Ayalon, posted the third video in his YouTube series about the Israeli-Palestinian conflict. These polished presentations are produced by an Israeli public relations […]

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Israeli Army Opens Fire at Protest near Gaza

WAFA FEB 21 2012 JERUSALEM, February 21, 2012 (WAFA) – Israeli army units Tuesday opened fire at a non-violent demonstration against the buffer zone between Israel and the Gaza Strip near Beit Hanoun, north of Gaza, according to participants. No injuries were reported. Beit Hanoun residents often protest against the buffer zone, which is a […]

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Clashes Erupt at Al-Aqsa Mosque

WAFA FEB 21 2012 JERUSALEM, February 21, 2012 (WAFA) – Confrontations erupted Tuesday afternoon between Israeli police and Palestinian worshipers at al-Aqsa Mosque in Jerusalem’s Old City after police allowed 22 extremist Jews to enter the Mosque compound, according to witnesses. They said worshippers protested the entry of the extremists, who came in through Magarbeh […]

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Egypt to provide badly needed electricity to Gaza

Tuesday, February 21, 2012 AL Akhbar Egypt is to provide 22 megawatts of electricity to the Israeli-blockaded Gaza Strip, where the sole power plant has shut down after running out of fuel, the electricity minister said on Tuesday. Egypt “will begin boosting the Gaza Strip with around 22 megawatts of electricity at the start of […]

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High Court to hear Adnan’s appeal today; protest turns violent at Ofer Prison

Tuesday, February 21 2012|+972blog Noa Yachot and Mairav Zonszein Israel’s High Court of Justice was set on Tuesday afternoon to hear a petition against the administrative detention of Khader Adnan, now on the 66th day of his hunger strike. Ahead of the hearing, which was originally set up for Thursday but moved up last minute, […]

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Jewish assault on Al-Aqsa Mosque is “provocation towards Muslims”

MEMO FEBR 21 2012 Jordan’s Foreign Minister has condemned Jewish extremists’ assault on Al-Aqsa Mosque in occupied Jerusalem. Large numbers of Muslims went to the sacred site following announcements in the Hebrew media by a Jewish group that it would storm the mosque and “build the temple on its ruins”. Israeli police detained many Muslims […]

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Erekat Warns Against Israeli Strike on Gaza

WAFA FEB 21 2012 RAMALLAH, February 21, 2012 (WAFA) – PLO Executive Committee member Saeb Erekat Tuesday warned against an Israeli military strike on the Gaza Strip, holding the Israeli government fully responsible for any such attack. He told a local radio station that the Palestinian Authority takes these threats seriously because they have been […]

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USACBI: Scholars in solidarity with Khader Adnan (please add your name)

21 February 2012  Israeli Occupation Archive Distributed by email 20 Feb 2012 US Campaign for the Academic and Cultural Boycott of Israel http://www.usacbi.org + usacbi@usacbi.org + Facebook + Twitter @usacbi Sign On: Scholars in Solidarity with Khader Adnan Please distribute widely to colleagues and sign on…  http://www.usacbi.org/2012/02/sign-on-scholars-in-solidarity-with-khader-adnan/ The following statement will be distributed to the […]

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Military Authority to Demolish 9 Structures in Jenin Area

WAFA FEB 21 2012 JENIN, February 21, 2012 (WAFA) – Israeli forces Tuesday handed Palestinians in Bartaa al-Sharqiya, a village northwest of the northern West Bank city of Jenin, demolition notices for nine structures, according to the head of the village council Tawfiq Kabaha. He told WAFA that Israeli forces accompanied by members of the […]

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Palestinians Not Allowed into Al-Aqsa or Al-Quds City

Qatar News Agency Article Date: 14:27 2012/02/21 Article ID: 0040 Occupied Al Quds (Jerusalem ), February 21 (QNA) – The Israeli occupation”s police imposed restrictions Tuesday on the entry of the Palestinians under 40 years of age, including women, into the Old City of Al-Quds (Jerusalem) and al-Aqsa Mosque. Palestinian news agency Ma”an reported today […]

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Israel Re-Arrests Recently Released Prisoners

WAFA FEB 21 2012 QALQILYA, February 21, 2012 (WAFA) – The Israeli military authorities Tuesday arrested two Palestinian ex-detainees from the Qalqilya area, in the north of the West Bank, who were released in December in the Gilad Shalit prisoners swap, according to the Palestinian Prisoner’s Club (PPC). Israeli soldiers arrested Yousef Ishtewi from his […]

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Palestinian journalists under pressure

GREENSLADE BLOG FEB 21 2012 The International Press Institute (IPI) has registered its concern over the treatment of Palestinian journalists by both Israeli forces and Palestinian security services. The press freedom watchdog says that since the beginning of 2012, at least five journalists working in the Palestinian territories have been subjected to arbitrary arrest. Two […]

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Palestinian diplomat killed in Abu Dhabi car crash

MAAN NEWS AGENCY FEB 21 2012 RAMALLAH (Ma’an) — A Palestinian diplomatic official was killed on Monday evening in a car crash in Abu Dhabi, the Fatah movement said. Khalid al-Heidabi was born in 1958 and joined the Fatah movement in 1976. He obtained a BA and MA while studying in India and fought with […]

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