Archive | July 9, 2012

Normalization meetings in Al-Khalil under European auspices

[ PIC 09/07/2012 – 08:03 PM ] AL-KHALIL,(PIC)– Youth Coalition Against Settlements said that some meetings have been held in Al-Khalil in the southern occupied West Bank between Israeli settlers and Palestinians claiming to be representatives of some families and people of the city, under European auspices. Youth Coalition Against Settlements said in a statement, […]

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#PALESTINE NEWS | July 9, 2012

آخر الأخبار والتحديثات July 9, 2012 | 23869 Days Since Al-Nakba & Gaza has been under siege for 1853 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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IOA accelerating settlement building south of Jerusalem

[ 09/07/2012 – 08:08 PM ] OCCUPIED JERUSALEM, (PIC)– The Israeli occupation authority (IOA) is accelerating building of settlement units in HarHoma and Gilo settlements, Jamal Omer, a Jerusalemite expert, said on Monday. He told the PIC that the IOA was planning to link those two settlements, the first to the south of occupied Jerusalem […]

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#PalHunger | Palestinian Prisoner Near Death

Monday July 09, 2012 15:00 by Jack Muir – IMEMC & Agencies Akram al-Rikhawi, who has now been on hunger strike for 91 days is unable to move his left leg and is at risk of dying, his lawyer and doctor both reported Monday. Hunger strikes highlight abuses source:Samidoun Al-Rikhawi, who is married with eight […]

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#Torture | Abu Subeh: The Israeli Criminal Procedure Law targets the Palestinian prisoners

[ PIC 09/07/2012 – 12:37 PM ] GAZA,(PIC)– Atallah Abu Subeh, Minister of the Prisoners’ Affairs, denounced the decision of the Law and Justice Committee in the Israeli Knesset to approve the Criminal Procedure Law, which extends for three years the temporary exemption of police and Shin Bet interrogators from the obligation to record investigations […]

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P.A. Agrees to Arafat Exhumation

Monday July 09, 2012 16:34 by Circarre Parrhesia – IMEMC & Agencies The Palestinian Authority has on Monday agreed to the exhumation of late president Yasser Arafat’s body following the recent exposé by the al-Jazeera network. Arafat speaking at the World Economic Forum, 2001 – photo courtesy of the World Economic Forum The recent al-Jazeera […]

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Settlers Seize More Land owned by 67 year old Khader Issa Near Bethlehem

Monday July 09, 2012 11:51 by Jack Muir – IMEMC & Agencies Israeli settlers seize five dunums belonging to 67-year-old Ali Khader Issa from al-Khader village, south of Bethlehem in a continuation of illegal land grabs in the area. Uprooted olive trees in al-Khader source:occupiedpalestine Ahmad Salah who is Coordinator of the Popular Committee against […]

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1948- Palestinians refuse all forms of enlistment in the occupation army

[ PIC 08/07/2012 – 10:44 PM ] OCCUPIED JERUSALEM, (PIC) — The Higher Arab Follow-up Committee which represents the Palestinians from the territories occupied in 1948 stressed on its rejection of the “civil service” and to all forms of voluntary and compulsory enlistment of the Arabs from the territories occupied in 1948 in the Zionist […]

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Tadamun: IOF soldiers rounded up 42 citizens in Nablus last month

[ PIC 09/07/2012 – 11:22 AM ] NABLUS, (PIC)– The Israeli occupation forces (IOF) rounded up 42 citizens in Nablus governorate in June including five children, the Tadamun foundation for human rights said in a statement on Monday. Ahmed Tobasi, a researcher with the foundation, said that the arrests were made after storming dozens of […]

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Israeli occupation forces on rampage in Jenin villages

[ 09/07/2012 – 10:33 AM ] JENIN, (PIC)– Israeli occupation forces (IOF) went on the rampage in four Jenin villages at dawn Monday and arrested three young men including two brothers, local sources said. They told the PIC reporter that IOF soldiers stormed Brukin village and searched many houses before taking away two brothers Rami […]

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Foundation: Israel dug under Al-Aqsa compound gate

Maan News Agency | July 9, 2012 JERUSALEM (Ma’an) — Israeli workers have dug a patch of earth from the bottom of the Mughrabi gate of the compound housing Al-Aqsa Mosque, the Al-Aqsa Foundation for Endowments and Heritage said Monday. The foundation said trucks transported the dirt from the base of the holy site after […]

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Relatives of prisoners complain of IOF harassment at crossings

[ 09/07/2012 – 12:34 PM ] RAMALLAH, (PIC)– Relatives of Palestinian prisoners have complained of harassment and interrogation at Israeli military crossings while en route to visit their detained next of kin. The sister of prisoner Mahmoud Al-Masri, from Nablus, has said that Israeli occupation forces held her in a small room at the Qalqilia […]

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Israel Confiscates by Aid Agency supplied Temporary Shelters of Evicted Families

Monday July 09, 2012 15:46 by Kelly Joiner – IMEMC & Agencies Three families in the village of Beit Hanina, north of Jerusalem, were evicted a second time by the Israeli military according to WAFA news. When Israeli authorities demolished their building, an aid agency provided three mobile homes for the families to use as […]

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Islamist MPs: continued summonses and arrests aim at obstructing reconciliation

[ PIC 09/07/2012 – 12:49 PM ] JININ,(PIC)– PA’s ongoing summons campaigns and political arrests in the West Bank prove that there are attempts to hamper reconciliation by some parties who are against Palestinians unity, said Islamist MPs in Ramallah “The security services are still violating civil liberties in the West and continue their brutal […]

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#PHOTOS | Ibrahim’s Wheels

Photo Blog by Shuaib Abu Jahal | Al Akhbar | July 9, 2012 Every morning at 8 am, Ibrahim Abu-Thurya, a 26 year old Gazan native, heads to the streets to earn his daily bread. His job as a car-washer supports his family of 11. Ibrahim has been injured four times by Israeli attacks since […]

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