Archive | July 6, 2012

Israel warns Lebanon of total destruction in new war

An Israeli soldier prepares to fire tear gas canisters at demonstrators. Photo: AFP – Musa Al-Shaer) Al Akhbar English | Friday, July 6, 2012 A senior Israeli general threatened Lebanon with destruction on Thursday, saying the military was prepared for a “very violent” war should conflict spark on the border. Brigardier-General Hertzi Halevy, commander of […]

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Poisoning Arafat: Ariel Sharon and the Jewish settlements enterprise

By Uri Avnery | at Redress |  7 July 2012 Uri Avnery recalls Palestinian leader Yasser Arafat’s journey from national liberation fighter to peace warrior and argues that Arafat’s quest for peace, which if successful would have posed a mortal danger to the Jewish settlements, is what led the Israelis to poison him. For me, […]

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Elias Jubran: Maker of Magical Instruments

Jubran was first acquainted with the oud, his favorite instrument, thanks to his neighbor. By: Rasha Hilwi | at Al Akhbar English | Friday, July 6, 2012 Palestinian instrument-maker Elias Jubran learned how to make the oud and other instruments virtually on his own – a talent he was born with. He recounts the story […]

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#PALESTINE NEWS | July 6, 2012

آخر الأخبار والتحديثات July 6, 2012 | 23866 Days Since Al-Nakba & Gaza has been under siege for 1849 days For news of previous news days | Daily News Overviews Follow on Twitter for more live updates NEW REPORT Published by Adalah, Physicians for Human Rights-Israel and Al Mezan Centre for Human Rights | June […]

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USAID in Palestine: Building Roads to Cut Off the People

A young Palestinian protester runs away from Israeli soldiers during a demonstration against the expropriation of Palestinian land by Israel in the village of Kafr Qaddum, near the West Bank city of Ramallah on 22 June 2012. (Photo: AFP – Jaafar Ashtiyeh) By: Abbad Yehya | Al Akhbar English |  July 6, 2012 So very […]

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IOF arrests two farmers near Hallamish settlement

[ 06/07/2012 – 04:10 PM ] RAMALLAH, (PIC)– The IOF arrested yesterday two brothers, the farmers Ihab (30) years and Mohammed Hassan Al-Tamimi (25) years, while they were working on their land adjacent to Hallamish settlement that is built on Nabi Saleh village’s lands, and took them into the settlement for interrogation. It is noted […]

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Sheikh Rajoub released after serving 8 months in administrative detention

[ PIC 06/07/2012 – 04:20 PM ] AL-KHALIL, (PIC)– The IOF released Sheikh Hashem Rajoub from city of Dura south of al-Khalil after serving eight months in Zionist jails under administrative detention. The liberated prisoner Sheikh Rajoub, who had been held under administrative detention on charge of posing a threat to the occupation, told PIC […]

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Palestinian women protest political arrests

Maan News Agency | July 6, 2012 HEBRON (Ma’an) — Palestinian women in Hebron rallied Friday against the arrests of Hamas supporters, demanding that the Palestinian Authority release their sons. The demonstration, organized by parents of political detainees and the association of Muslim youth, started at Al-Hussein Bin Ali Mosque after Friday prayers and headed […]

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We Will Not Be Denied ~ by @Abou_Charlie

June 20, 2012 By Adam Akkad | Beyond Compromise Weblog United States – Throughout my life, I have met many people who are interested and involved in the Israeli-Palestinian impasse. Many of them have very peculiar and unique stories as to why and how they have become interested. That is not the case for me. […]

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Human Rights Council to probe expansion of Israeli settlements in the OPT

Download Audio Human Rights Council United Nations Radio | July 6, 2012 The UN Human Rights Council is to investigate the implications of Israeli settlements on the rights of the Palestinian people. The council has appointed a three member fact finding mission which will undertake the investigations in the occupied Palestinian territory including East Jerusalem. […]

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#VIDEO | Welcome to the Buffer Zone – Harry Fear for GazaReport.com

Jul 4, 2012 Video by harryfear Harry Fear speaks with Gazans living next to Buffer Zone bordering Israel © http://GazaReport.com – Camera: Salah El Haw Recommended read: A “Leaflet” to the World about it’s own “forgotten” Extermination Camp called Gaza Featured Gaza Siege Harshness Continues. Israel’s committing slow-motion genocide ~ by Stephen Lendman – March […]

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EU parliament condemns Israel’s violence against Palestinians

The European Parliament building in Strasbourg (file photo) PRESSTV | Fri Jul 6, 2012 7:17AM GMT The European lawmakers have condemned acts of violence by Israeli settlers against Palestinians in the occupied West Bank and East al-Quds (Jerusalem). In a resolution adopted by the European Parliament on Thursday, the lawmakers also urged Israel to bring […]

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Report: over 300 Palestinians arrested by the IOF in June

[ PIC 06/07/2012 – 11:41 AM ] RAMALLAH, (PIC)– The IOF arrested over three hundred Palestinian citizens from the occupied West Bank, Jerusalem and the Gaza Strip during the month of June, revealed a report by a Palestinian human rights source. The Palestinian Center for Prisoners’ Studies stated in its monthly report, speaking about the […]

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Doc Jazz’s [ @docjazzmusic ] FB page passes 25,000 members

DocJazz.com | 06 July 2012 | By Dr. Tariq Shadid aka docjazz The number of Doc Jazz Facebook fans has been on a steady rise that started ever since his performance in Al Quds University in Palestine, in October 2009. Less than a year ago, in September 2011, we were happy and humbled to announce […]

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Occupation renews MP Dr. Omar Abdel Razek’s administrative detention

[ PIC 06/07/2012 – 10:45 AM ] RAMALLAH,(PIC)– Israeli occupation authorities renewed the administrative detention of the MP for the district of Salfit Dr. Omar Abdel Razek for six months for the third time in a row and three days before his release. Ahrar center for prisoner studies and human rights denounced the renewal decision, […]

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