Archive | July 23, 2012

Zahalka demands a halt to the excavations at cemetery

[ PIC 23/07/2012 – 06:02 PM ] JAFFA, (PIC)– An Arab member of the Israeli Knesset, Jamal Zahalka, has denounced excavations made by the University of Tel Aviv at the cemetery of the village of Sheikh Mons in Jaffa. In a letter sent to the rector of Tel Aviv University, the MK called for “an […]

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#PALESTINE NEWS | July 23, 2012

آخر الأخبار والتحديثات July 23, 2012 | 23883 Days Since Al-Nakba & Gaza has been under siege for 1867 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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Jordan engineers condemn Zionist threats against the Aqsa

[ PIC 23/07/2012 – 06:13 PM ] AMMAN, (PIC)– The Jordan engineers syndicate condemned the Zionist threats to storm the Aqsa Mosque on the anniversary of the so-called “Destruction of the Temple”. The syndicate chairman, Abdullah Obeidat, said in a press statement on Sunday that during this year’s anniversary of the destruction of the temple, […]

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Israeli soldiers and settlers storm the Aqsa mosque

[ PIC 23/07/2012 – 06:28 PM ] OCCUPIED JERUSALEM, (PIC)– Dozens of Jewish settlers stormed on Monday morning the holy Aqsa mosque led by Jewish rabbis who were explaining for the settlers about the Aqsa mosque according to the Talmudic vision. Eyewitnesses reported that more than forty Jewish extremists stormed the Aqsa mosque, led by […]

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Israeli occupation forces kidnap five Palestinians including children in J’lem and Al-Khalil

[ PIC 23/07/2012 – 06:16 PM ] AL-KHALIL, (PIC)– The Israeli occupation forces (IOF) kidnapped at dawn Monday five Palestinians including three children from the occupied cities of Jerusalem and Al-Khalil and took them handcuffed and blindfolded to an unknown destination. Local sources told the Palestinian information center (PIC) that troops from the police and […]

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MSM stands by false reports about Egypt ending visa restrictions for Palestinians

Maan News Agency | July 23, 2012 NEW YORK (Ma’an) — Egyptian officials announced Monday that Palestinians will no longer need visas to enter the country, ending part of a five-year blockade on the Gaza Strip, The Associated Press reported. Gazans will now be able to leave the coastal enclave freely. The decision also applies […]

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Settlers seize over 50 dunams of land across West Bank

Maan News Agency | July 23, 2012 TUBAS (Ma’an) — Settlers on Monday appropriated over 50 dunams of land in the northern and southern West Bank, official news agency Wafa reported. In the Tubas area of the Jordan Valley, settlers seized nearly 50 dunams of land and began farming it, village council head Aref Daraghmeh […]

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Palestinian Statehood Discussed at Arab League

Monday July 23, 2012 13:43 by Craig Harrington – IMEMC & Agencies The Arab League met in Doha, Qatar on Sunday to discuss Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas’ planned bid for further UN member recognition, reports Ma’an News. President Mahmoud Abbas at an Arab League Summitt The Palestinian Authority has spent much of the past two […]

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Gaza Tunnels: Heavy Traffic in Ramadan

These tunnels, which have become the only outlet for the strip’s residents, all lead to Egypt. (Photo: AP – Eyad Baba) By: Taghrid Atallah | Al Akhbar English Published Monday, July 23, 2012 The number of passengers travelling through the tunnels of Gaza has been rapidly increasing during Ramadan. A travel ticket from and to […]

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Israeli human rights lawyer: Levy Report shows occupation is not temporary

+972 Magazine | July 23, 2012 The recent government-sanctioned Levy Report on settlement outposts unmasks the comfortable lie that Israeli government lawyers have told the courts and the rest of the world for decades, namely that Israel’s presence in the West Bank is temporary and measures designating Palestinian land and natural resources for Israeli use […]

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#PalHunger | Hunger Strike Ends for Akram Rikhawi after 102 days

Addameer | July 23, 2012 Ramallah, 23 July 2012 – Following a visit today by Addameer lawyer Mona Nadaf, Addameer can confirm that Palestinian hunger striker Akram Rikhawi has ended his hunger strike after reaching an agreement with the Israeli Prison Service. Akram ended his hunger strike yesterday evening after 102 days. As part of […]

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London Olympics security firm G4S helps Israel abuse Palestinian children in solitary confinement

Electronic Intifada Adri Nieuwhof on Sun, 07/22/2012 – 16:32 G4S, the firm at the center of the debacle over security for the London 2012 Olympics, is helping Israel secure facilities where Palestinian children are imprisoned and severly abused. Defence for Children-Palestine (DCI-Palestine) has released an urgent appeal to end the practice of holding Palestinian children […]

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#PalHunger | Tension in Ofer jail after failure of talks with jailers

[ PIC 23/07/2012 – 10:33 AM ] RAMALLAH, (PIC)– Some kind of tension is taking place in Ofer jail after the failure of talks between representatives of the Palestinian prisoners and the prison administration, according to the lawyer of the prisoner society Jawad Bolus. Bolus said the Israeli administration of Ofer jail refused to respond […]

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The IFIP demands release of Palestinian MPs

[ 23/07/2012 – 10:28 AM ] GAZA,(PIC)– The International Forum for Islamist Parliamentarians (IFIP) congratulated Dr. Aziz Dweik, the speaker of the Palestinian legislative council (PLC), for his release from Israeli prisons, pointing out that his arrest by the Israeli occupation forces was in total violation of his parliamentary immunity. Hussein Ibrahim, IFIP chairman, denounced […]

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Bardawil: Hamas will not give up any part of the Palestinian land

[ PIC 23/07/2012 – 10:43 AM ] GAZA, (PIC)– Hamas denied the news reported by the London-based Arabic-language newspaper Al-Hayat on Sunday alleging that Hamas was considering declaring Gaza as independent and a separate entity from Palestine, describing such news as false allegations trying to distort the movement’s image. Hamas leader, Dr. Salah Al-Bardawil, told […]

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