Archive | May 29, 2012

UNICEF insists on dealing with Israeli companies for its projects in Gaza

[ PIC 29/05/2012 – 10:22 AM ] GAZA, (PIC)– Jane Koch, representative of the UNICEF in the occupied Palestinian territories, insisted on accepting the tenders for Gaza projects offered by Israeli companies and threatened not to carry out these projects in the Gaza Strip if thy were boycotted by Palestinian contractors. This came in her […]

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Jewish settlers beat up Jerusalemite child

[ PIC 29/05/2012 – 10:54 AM ] OCCUPIED JERUSALEM, (PIC)– A group of Jewish settlers assaulted a Jerusalemite child when he was passing near a settlement outpost to the entrance of Wadi Hilwe suburb in occupied Jerusalem. The Wadi Hilwe information center said that the settlers severely beat up the child on Monday night. It […]

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#GazaUnderAttack | IOF tanks advance in southern Gaza

[ PIC 29/05/2012 – 10:52 AM ] KHAN YOUNIS, (PIC)– Israeli occupation forces (IOF) mounting armored vehicles and tanks advanced near Qarara village to the east of Khan Younis, south of the Gaza Strip, on Tuesday morning. Local sources told the PIC reporter that IOF soldiers in 13 armored vehicles and tanks opened intensive shooting […]

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Zionist occupation forces attack worshipers inside Mosque in Beit Ummar

[ PIC 29/05/2012 – 11:02 AM ] AL-KHALIL, (PIC)– The Israeli occupation forces (IOF) attacked at dawn the grand Mosque of Beit Ummar north of Al-Khalil city with smoke and tear gas grenades as many Palestinian worshipers were inside. Many worshipers were inside the Mosque for dawn prayers when the IOF showered them with a […]

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#PalHunger | Hamas: Political detention in West Bank still rampant

[ PIC 29/05/2012 – 11:05 AM ] WEST BANK, (PIC)– Hamas movement issued a statement in the West Bank charging that Palestinian Authority’s security agencies did not stop their arrest campaigns in lines of Hamas supporters. Hamas said in a statement on Monday that those agencies detained a Palestinian student in Najah University in Nablus, […]

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#PalHunger | Palestine’s Soccer Player Critically ill After 70 Days Hunger Strike

Al-Qassam Website | 29-05-2012,08:45 Al Qassam website (Agencies) – Palestine’s national soccer team player is now becoming critically ill as he is now on his 70th day on hunger strike. Mahmoud al-Sarsak, 25, was arrested and interrogated whilst leaving the Gaza strip to join his fellow soccer team mates in the West Bank. al-Sarsak has […]

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Israel plants fake Jewish graves around Al-Aqsa

Al-Qassam Website 29-05-2012,08:29 Al Qassam website – Hundreds of Jerusalemites organized a sit-in at Wadi Rababa neighborhood in Silwan to protest the planting of fake Jewish graves south of Al-Aqsa Mosque in occupied Jerusalem. The occupation has planted during the last week fake graves around Al-Aqsa in order to take control of unused lands as […]

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#GazaCrisis | Fuel Crisis Impacts Water and Sanitation Services in Gaza

 Tuesday May 29, 2012 11:30 by William Temple – IMEMC & Agencies The fuel crisis in Gaza–now in its fifth month–is causing extended power outages that severely disrupt the lives, health and livelihood of the region’s 1.6 million residents. It also severely affects Gaza’s fuel-dependent fishing industry, already crippled by access restrictions to fishing waters […]

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#PalHunger | Ministry: Prisoners reject Israeli proposal on family visits

Maan News Agency | May 29, 2012 RAMALLAH (Ma’an) — Prisoners have rejected an Israeli proposal to allow detainees from Gaza to receive one half-hour visit every two months, the PA Ministry of Detainee Affairs said Tuesday. On May 15, around 2,000 prisoners ended a month-long hunger strike after Israel agreed to “facilitate” their demands […]

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#PalHunger | ICRC Weekly Protest: Solidarity With Prisoners Needed

Al Qassam Website | 29-05-2012,08:37 Al Qassam website (Agencies)– Palestinian marked the second protest at the International Committee of the Red Cross (ICRC) in support of detainees being held in Israeli jails since the ending of the hunger strike at Al-Jondi, The Unknown Soldier. Many people came to show their solidarity with the prisoners of […]

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Witnesses: Israeli soldiers attack students near Bethlehem

Maan News Agency | May 29, 2012 BETHLEHEM (Ma’an) — A group of Israeli soldiers on Tuesday attacked schoolchildren in Beit Jala near Bethlehem, witnesses said. Israeli soldiers stepped out of a military jeep to question children leaving al-Amal school and then verbally and physically assaulted the students, onlookers said. Soldiers then took two students […]

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Settlers Fire ‘spreads’ into Palestinian Land

Tuesday May 29, 2012 12:57 by Sarah Snobar – 1 of International Middle East Media Center Editorial Group A fire started by Israeli settlers on Tuesday in Qaffin, near Tulkarem in the West Bank was put out by the Palestinian Civil Defense. The fire fighters arrived at the scene of the fire which is adjacent […]

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#PalHunger | Israel Court Rejects Appeal to Free illegally detained Palestinian Legislator, extends AD

Monday May 28, 2012 16:20 by William Temple – IMEMC & Agencies On Sunday, Israel’s high court on Sunday rejected an appeal to end the administrative detention of Palestinian legislator Hussam Khader. Khader has been detained without charge or trial since June 2011. He was due to be released on June 1, but an Israeli […]

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#PalHunger | Lawyer: Al-Sarsak frequently losing consciousness

Maan News Agency |  May 29, 2012 RAMALLAH (Ma’an) — After 72 days on hunger strike, prisoner Mahmoud al-Sarsak is frequently losing consciousness and has difficulty standing, a lawyer said Tuesday. Fadi Ubeidat, who visited al-Sarsak in Israel’s Ramle prison hospital, said the detainee was emaciated with low blood sugar levels, the PA Ministry of […]

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