Archive | March 12, 2012

Prisoners Refuse Strip Search, Clash with Police

Wafa News Agency | March 12, 2012 RAMALLAH, March 12, 2012 (WAFA) – Israeli police Monday clashed with Palestinian prisoners held in Asqalan prison, south of Israel, after police tried to force prisoners to strip for search, according to Minister of Prisoners Affairs Issa Qaraqi. He said 11 prisoners were injured, including one seriously. Qaraqi […]

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Lessons canceled in northern Gaza amid Israeli strikes

Maan News Agency | March 12, 2012 GAZA CITY (Ma’an) — The Ministry of Education in Gaza announced Monday that afternoon classes will be canceled after Israeli forces bombed a school playground killing a student. Spokesman Motasem al-Minawi told Ma’an that the ministry convened after the bombing and decided to cancel afternoon lessons in northern […]

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Resistance of Islamic Jihad and PRC ‘will not accept’ Gaza ceasefire

Maan News Agency | March 12, 2012 GAZA CITY (Ma’an) — Islamic Jihad held a press conference on Monday warning that it would not agree to a truce with Israel while airstrikes continue to kill Palestinians in the Gaza Strip. “We will not agree on a ceasefire stipulated by Israel, neither do we accept a […]

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11 Detainees Wounded, One seriously, In Asqalan Prison

Monday March 12, 2012 15:48 by Saed Bannoura – IMEMC & Agencies Israeli soldiers broke, on Monday at dawn, into Asqalan prison, and attacked dozens of Palestinian political prisoners, wounding eleven, one seriously. The soldiers tried to force several detainees to submit to naked body search. Palestinian Detainees – Image albawaba.com Palestinian Minister of Detainees, […]

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Israel threatens an all-out war on Gaza

[ PIC 12/03/2012 – 01:48 PM ] GAZA, (PIC)– The Israeli occupation army has threatened to expand its aggression on Gaza Strip and increase its air strikes that could later turn into an all-out war. Israeli war minister Ehud Barak vowed “severe reprisal” to the Palestinian firing of their locally made rockets on Israeli occupation […]

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#GazaUnderAttack | Palestinian prisoners start protest steps in solidarity with Gaza

[ 12/03/2012 – 02:19 PM ] AL-KHALIL, (PIC)– Palestinian prisoners in most Israeli jails started on Monday protest steps against the Israeli aggression on the Gaza Strip that started on Friday. Prisoners in those jails told the PIC that the protest steps started in Ofer, Raymon, and Eshel prisons and would expand to other jails […]

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IOF soldiers raid ex-prisoner’s home

[ PIC 12/03/2012 – 02:47 PM ] AL-KHALIL, (PIC)– Israeli occupation forces (IOF) broke into the home of ex-prisoner Nafez Al-Shawamre south of Doura town in Al-Khalil province on Monday. Shawamre’s wife told the PIC reporter that the IOF soldiers broke into their home before dawn after knocking at it with stones. They handed Shawamre […]

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British Foreign Office urges Restraint in Gaza

Wafa News Agency | March 12, 2012 LONDON, March 12, 2012 (WAFA) – British Foreign Office Minister for the Middle East Alistair Burt Monday urged restraint following four days of Israeli airstrikes on Gaza and rocket attacks by armed Palestinian groups on Israel. ‘I am deeply concerned by the recent escalation of violence in Gaza […]

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Ihsanoglu condemns Israeli aggression on Gaza and calls on the world to assume its responsibilities

MEMO | March 12, 2012 Ihsanoglu condemns Israeli aggression on Gaza and calls on the world to assume its responsibilities Professor Ekmeleddin Ihsanoglu, has condemned strongly the serious aggression carried out by Israeli forces on the Gaza Strip. The Secretary General of the Organization of Islamic Cooperation, Professor Ekmeleddin Ihsanoglu, has condemned strongly the serious […]

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8 Palestinians arrested in the West Bank

[ PIC 12/03/2012 – 10:58 AM ] JENIN, (PIC)– IOF troops at dawn Monday arrested eight Palestinians in different areas of the West Bank on the pretext they are wanted by the occupation. Israeli media sources which confirmed these arrests said that the those arrested will undergo interrogation by the concerned security authorities on suspicion […]

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BREAKING NEWS: Airstrike Kills Man, Daughter in Gaza

WAFA News Agency | March 12, 2012 GAZA, March 12, 2012 (WAFA) –Initial reports from Gaza said a Palestinian man and his daughter were killed Monday in an Israeli airstrike on Beit Lahia, north of the Gaza Strip. Many more were injured, said the reports. The killing of the two brings to 23 the death […]

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5 killed, 46 injured in fourth day of Gaza airstrikes

Maan News Agency | Mar 12, 2012   GAZA CITY (Ma’an) — Israeli airstrikes killed two Islamic Jihad militants and three civilians on Monday, bringing the death toll since Friday to 23 people, medics and Ma’an’s correspondent said. Two Islamic Jihad militants, Raafat Abu Eid, 24, and Hamadah Salman Abu Mutlaq, 24, were killed in […]

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Israel kills two Palestinian civilians north of the Gaza Strip – Now 23 human beings massacred

12-03-2012,14:16 Al Qassam Al Qassam website- Gaza- Israeli artillery stationed east of the Gaza Strip shelled on Monday noon a Palestinian home near the Tal Az-Zater shchool in Beit Lahiya north of the Gaza Strip. Palestinian medical sources in the Gaza Strip reported that the Israeli shelling in Beit Lahiya led to killing of two […]

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Hebron man, teen ‘hospitalized after soldiers break up settler clash’

Maan News Agency | March 12, 2012 HEBRON (Ma’an) — Israeli forces broke up a dispute between Palestinians and Israeli settlers near Hebron on Sunday, briefly detaining three Palestinians. Izhaq Izzat Jaber, 40, said Israelis from the Kiryat Arba settlement seized his mule and cart, prompting a heated argument between him and his son, and […]

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Israeli forces summon released prisoners near Hebron

Maan News Agency | March 12, 2012 HEBRON (Ma’an) — Israeli forces raided the southern West Bank city of Yatta on Saturday evening, and delivered summons to three former prisoners to appear for questioning. Director of the Palestinian prisoners society in Hebron Amjad Najjar said Thiab Sameer Abu Qbeita, Othman Yasser Abu Iram, and Fawwaz […]

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