Archive | June 4, 2012

Israeli occupation forces arrest Aqsa official Dr. Najeh Bukairat from his home

[ PIC 04/06/2012 – 08:51 AM ] OCCUPIED JERUSALEM, (PIC)– Israeli occupation forces (IOF) arrested Dr. Najeh Bukairat, the head of the manuscript and heritage department in the Aqsa mosque, from his home in Sour Baher village at dawn Monday. Local sources said that the soldiers took Bukairat from his village, south east of Jerusalem, […]

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Injured Palestinian Resistance fighter Suraqa Qudaih succumbs to serious wounds

[ PIC 04/06/2012 – 08:42 AM ] GAZA, (PIC)– Suraqa Qudaih, who was seriously injured in an Israeli air raid last Friday, succumbed to his serious wounds at midnight Sunday, medical sources said. They told the PIC reporter that Qudaih, 18, was a member of the Salahdduin Brigades, the armed wing of the popular resistance […]

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#GazaUnderAttack | Medics: Man injured in Gaza airstrike

Maan News Agency | June 4, 2012   GAZA CITY (Ma’an) — Israeli forces launched renewed airstrikes on the Gaza Strip overnight Sunday, injuring one person, medics said. A dairy factory in a Gaza City neighborhood was hit in the third day of airstrikes on the coastal enclave. One man sustained moderate wounds, medics said. […]

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Originally posted on Desertpeace:
I’m a “lucky” Palestinian: instead of being jailed, I’m subjected to racial profiling Yara Hawari  The new security routine at Ben Gurion airport attempts — but fails — to disguise racial profiling. (Oren Ziv / ActiveStills) As a Palestinian citizen of present-day Israel, I have an Israeli passport and am allowed to fly in…

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Originally posted on Desertpeace:
 Tel Aviv is no longer the only arena of hatred towards foreigners as can be seen in the following report… * Again, giving a new ‘special status’ to Israel… * ‘Get out of the neighborhood’ Photo courtesy of the Fire & Rescue Services * Migrants’ flat torched in Jerusalem; 4 hurt Firefighters rescue…

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#PalHunger | The war on Palestinian Soccer: Free Mahmoud Sarsak ~ by Ramzy Baroud

By Ramzy Baroud | 4 June 2012 | Press TV: Viewpoints On June 3, Palestinian national soccer team member Mahmoud Sarsak completed 80 days of a grueling hunger-strike. He had sustained the strike despite the fact that nearly 2,000 Palestinian inmates had called off their own 28-day hunger strike weeks ago. Although the story of […]

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#PalHunger | Islamist MPs: the occupation continues disclaiming prisoners’ agreement

[ PIC 04/06/2012 – 10:24 AM ] OCCUPIED WB,(PIC)– The Islamist MPs confirmed that the Israeli occupation still disclaims the last agreement on prisoners, especially with the recent renewal of the prisoners’ administrative detention that included number of MPs and former ministers and other prisoners. The MPs denounced in a statement the illegal administrative detention, […]

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Young man hospitalized after IOF assault (beaten up by soldiers)

[ PIC 03/06/2012 – 10:01 PM ] AL-KHALIL, (PIC)– A Palestinian young man From Samu village, south of Al-Khalil, was hospitalized on Sunday after Israeli occupation forces (IOF) attacked him. Local sources said that Raed Humaidat was rushed to Yatta government hospital after the IOF soldiers severely beat him. In another incident, the IOF served […]

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Committee of refugees demands Arab position against US congress scheme

[ PIC 04/06/2012 – 10:03 AM ] AMMAN, (PIC)– The Jordan-based higher committee for the defense of the Palestinian refugee’s right to return called for developing a unified Arab position against the US congress’s attempt to liquidate the cause of Palestinian refugees. In a press release on Sunday, the refugee committee called for tabling the […]

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#PalHunger | IOA renews administrative detention of Islamic Jihad leader

   PIC | June 4, 2012 JENIN, (PIC)– The Israeli military court in Ofer has imposed another six months of administrative detention on Sheikh Bassam Al-Saadi, an Islamic Jihad leader in Jenin. Local sources close to Saadi’s family told the PIC reporter on Monday that the court said the renewal of the administrative custody would […]

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Turkish Court Indicts Senior Israeli Military Officials in Murders on Gaza Flotilla ~ by Col. Ann Wright

Global Research | Col. Ann Wright | June 3, 2012 On the Second Anniversary of the Gaza Freedom Flotilla, Turkish Court Indicts Senior Israeli Military Officials in Murders of Nine Passengers Two years ago I was a passenger on the first Gaza Freedom Flotilla which was sailing to break the Israeli naval blockade of Gaza. […]

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REPORT OCHA: Israel displaced more than 60 Palestinians last week

[ PIC 03/06/2012 – 10:07 AM ] RAMALLAH, (PIC)– The UN office for the coordination of humanitarian affairs (OCHA) said Israel displaced more than 60 Palestinians during one week after demolishing their homes in West Bank areas in addition to its demolition of other homes and structures. In a recent report, OCHA stated that Israel […]

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Palestinian naivety ~ by Khalid Amayreh

By Khalid Amayreh | Palestinian Information Center | June 3, 2012 The recent agreement between Fatah and Hamas to patch up their differences is raising many eyebrows in Occupied Palestine and beyond. Discouraged by the numerous fiascos of the past, many Palestinians think the agreement will eventually evaporate into another disappointment. Others prefer to look […]

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Radwan stressed on the right of the resistance to defend itself

[ PIC 03/06/2012 – 10:50 PM ] GAZA, (PIC)– Dr. Ismail Radwan, a Hamas leader, confirmed that the recent Israeli escalation in the Gaza Strip demonstrates the enemy’s aggression against Gaza. Radwan told PIC in an exclusive statement on Sunday that he holds the Zionist occupation fully responsible for the recent escalation, stressing on the […]

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#PalHunger | Hunger striker in PA jail taken to hospital

[ PIC 03/06/2012 – 10:00 PM ] NABLUS, (PIC)– Abdullah Al-Aker was transferred to hospital on Saturday night after his health deteriorated following nine days of hunger strike in Palestinian Authority jails in Nablus. Hamas MPs in Nablus have asked the PA in Ramallah to display goodwill towards the reconciliation efforts and end political detention. […]

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