Archive | February 29, 2012

Worldwide headlines when zionist troops raid Palestinian TV stations – Don’t Mess with the Press!

February 29 2012 In another attempt to silence the truth about zionist occupation “Israel” achieves the opposite and hits worldwide headlines after raiding several TV stations in occupied Palestine: Some of the headlines… Israeli troops raid 2 private Palestinian TV stations in West Bank, confiscate … Newser By MOHAMMED DARAGHMEH | AP | 27 minutes […]

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Violence sweeps through Ras al-Amoud and Al-Hara al-Wasta

SILWANIC MARCH 1 2012 Silwan, Jerusalem (SILWANIC) — Heavy violence struck Ras al-Amoud and Al-Hara al-Wasta neighborhoods of Silwan at 8:30pm on Saturday, 25 February. Israeli troops fired heavy amounts of tear gas and sound grenades throughout the densely populated areas as local youth responded with stones and firecrackers. Eyewitnesses report that the confrontations were […]

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Okay, now seriously

GISHA FEBR 29 2012 | Kibush..co.il “Okay, bye”. We didn’t really plan it, but an innocent question we asked transformed these two words into internet lore over the past week. A synopsis of the events: On Sunday, we posted a question (Hebrew) on Yair Lapid’s Facebook page. Lapid is a former television news anchor and […]

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Another Hunger Striker Challenges a Policy Unchanged: Hana Shalabi on Day 14 of Hunger Strike in Protest of Her Ill-Treatment and Administrative Detention

ADDAMEER FEB 29 2012 Ramallah, 29 February 2012 – Addameer demands the immediate release of Hana Shalabi, a Palestinian prisoner on hunger strike currently held without charge or trial by Israel. Today, 29 February, Hana entered her 14th day of hunger strike in protest of the inhuman and degrading treatment she was subjected to during […]

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Ali Abunimah: Finkelstein, BDS and the destruction of Israel

29 February 2012 By Ali Abunimah, Al Jazeera – 28 Feb 2012 http://www.aljazeera.com/indepth/opinion/2012/02/2012227111759385177.html Ali Abunimah Chicago, IL – In a recent and highly controversial interview, Norman Finkelstein, long a scourge of Israel, turned his guns on Palestinians and their supporters. He accused the boycott, divestment and sanctions (BDS) movement of being a “cult”, and claimed […]

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Arms deal with Israel, strategic mistake for Baku: Azeri media

File photo shows an Israeli Hermes-450 drone. PRESS TV Wed Feb 29, 2012 4:56PM GMT Azeri media say the recent decision by the government of Azerbaijan to sign a major arms deal with the Zionist regime of Israel is a strategic mistake on the part of Baku. Azadliq newspaper recently published an article saying Baku’s […]

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British Lord forced to resign after “Israel will not last” claim

Al Akhbar Published Wednesday, February 29, 2012 A British Lord has been forced to resign from her party after saying that Israel would not last forever if it continued to oppress the Palestinians. Jenny Tonge, a former MP for the Liberal Democrats, which is the junior partner in the British government, made the comments in […]

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Hamas: PA must stop violations against West Bank members

MAAN NEWS AGENCY FEB 29 2012 GAZA CITY (Ma’an) — Hamas called on the Palestinian Authority on Wednesday to stop the harassment of Hamas members in the West Bank by security forces. A statement from the group said that violations “would leave a negative impact on reconciliation efforts.” Ending all violations against its members and […]

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EU Heads of Mission Call for end to Blockade on Gaza

WAFA FEB 29 2012 JERUSALEM, February 29, 2012 (WAFA) – European Union Heads of Mission in Jerusalem and Ramallah Wednesday called on Israel to end its blockade imposed on the Gaza Strip since 2006 and allow free movement of goods and people to and from Gaza. In a statement issued following their first joint visit […]

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Hezbollah: Attacking Iran will set entire Middle East on fire

Hezbollah Deputy Secretary General Sheikh Naim Qassem PRESSTV Wed Feb 29, 2012 6:19PM GMT Israel could start a war… but it does not know the scale of the consequences and it is incapable of controlling them.” Hezbollah Deputy Secretary General Sheikh Naim Qassem Hezbollah Deputy Secretary General Sheikh Naim Qassem has warned that a military […]

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Israeli Plundering Incursion On PA Headquarters – Ramallah

KAWTHER SALAM FEB 29 2012 Israel is the only “state” of occupation that has a culture of piracy, plunder, robbery, theft, murder, assassinations … and a deep lack of respect for neighboring nations and countries. Whatever the israelis do, the world defends their crimes and make up excuses and justifications to defend even their most […]

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PALESTINE NEWS | Feb 29, 2012

“Israel kills by deprivation of Healthcare” Facts tweeted earlier now storified آخر الأخبار والتحديثات Feb 29, 2012 | 23299 Days Since Al-Nakba & Gaza has been under siege for 1722 days For news of previous news days Daily News Overviews Follow on Twitter NEW PAGES ON THIS BLOG —— OVERVIEWS CONTINUOUSLY UPDATED █▌ CHILD ARRESTS […]

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Transforming Finkelstein BDS attack into opportunity

David Letwin  The Electronic Intifada 28 February 2012 Right of return is a central demand of the Palestinian liberation movement. (Abed Rahim Khatib / APA images) There have been a number of thoughtful and incisive rebuttals to the recent video interview in which Norman Finkelstein absurdly calls the growing boycott, divestment and sanctions (BDS) movement […]

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Palestinian Prisoners Welcome Call for International Day of Action on 17 April

Ameer Makhoul (Adri Nieuwhof) PNN FEB 29 2012 Political prisoner Ameer Makhoul, a Palestinian citizen of Israel and civil society leader currently held in Gilboa prison, says that Palestinian prisoners welcome the call for an international day of action on 17 April, Palestinian Prisoners’ Day. He also says that Palestinian political prisoners at Gilboa held […]

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New Jewish plans in the yard of Buraq

QUDSMEDIA FEB 29 2012 Jerusalem Center for Media – Asmaa Thaher The lawyer Qais Yousef Nasser said that the District Committee for Planning and Building of the Jerusalem Municipality proposed on Monday, structurally planned to a Jewish center in the courtyard of Al Buraq from the southern side of the Al-Aqsa Mosque, in addition to […]

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