Archive | July 25, 2012

Palestinian-American among theater shooting victims

By George Hale | Maan News Agency | July 25, 2012  (Updated July 26, 2012) BETHLEHEM (Ma’an) — A young woman who was killed in a mass shooting at a US movie theater had family ties to Jerusalem, relatives and Palestinian officials said Tuesday. Jessica Ghawi, a Palestinian-American, and 11 others died early Friday after […]

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#PalHunger | Al-Rekhawi: Strike aimed to highlight sick detainees

Maan News Agency | July 25, 2012 RAMALLAH (Ma’an) — Palestinian prisoner Akram al-Rekhawi, who ended a 102 day hunger strike on Sunday, says he aimed to drew attention to the plight of seriously ill detainees.In a letter sent to the PA Minister of Detainee Affairs, al-Rekhawi said prisoners languishing in the clinic of Ramle […]

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Sleepless nights in Burin

By Alma Reventós | 25 July 2012 | International Solidarity Movement, West Bank “I have not slept all night.” The words of a young man from the Bilal Al-Najjar youth cultural center in Burin, after a night of raids by the Israeli Occupation Forces (IOF) on the town. On Monday 23 July at 9:30 p.m., […]

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#PALESTINE NEWS | July 25, 2012

آخر الأخبار والتحديثات July 25, 2012 | 23885 Days Since Al-Nakba & Gaza has been under siege for 1869 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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Israeli regime expels some 900 South Sudanese migrants

African migrants are seen resting at a playground in Tel Aviv. (File photo) Al Akhbar English | Wed Jul 25, 2012 6:7AM GMT Share Share | Email | Print The Israeli regime is expelling hundreds of South Sudanese migrants, describing them as “illegal” refugees. Israeli Population and Migration Authority spokeswoman Sabine Hadad said that since […]

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Israeli Apartheid Expands: Palestinian Villages Face Demolition

An activist hammers in wooden supports as he joins Palestinians rebuilding their houses that were demolished by Israeli bulldozers in the West Bank village of Anata, on the outskirts of Jerusalem, on 2 July 2012. (Photo: AFP – Ahmad Gharbali) By: Fadi Abu Saada Al Akhbar English Published Wednesday, July 25, 2012 In the latest […]

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3 farmers injured in settler attack near Ramallah

Maan News Agency | July 25, 2012 RAMALLAH (Ma’an) — Three farmers were injured Wednesday morning in an attack by settlers near Ramallah, medics said. Farmers from Sinjil, north of Ramallah, were heading to their land when a group of settlers waiting at the town’s entrance attacked them, medical officials told Ma’an. They said Israeli […]

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Rights group: The Israeli army has no civil authority over Jerusalem

[ PIC 25/07/2012 – 02:48 PM ] OCCUPIED JERUSALEM, (PIC)– The association for civil rights in Israel said the civil administration of the Israeli army has no right to impose its civil authority over the neighborhoods of Jerusalem behind the segregation wall. This came following Israeli news reports saying that the Israeli municipal council in […]

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Reconciliation must come before elections ~ by Khalid Amayreh

[ 25/07/2012 – 03:12 PM ] From Khalid Amayreh in occupied Jerusalem The elected speaker of the Palestinian Legislative Council Prof. Aziz Dweik has criticized the Palestinian Authority (PA) for rushing to hold elections without guaranteeing minimal standards of freedom of speech, equal opportunity, transparency and fairness. Speaking during a televised interview Tuesday, Dweik said […]

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120 Jewish settlers break into Aqsa plazas

[ PIC 25/07/2012 – 02:53 PM ] OCCUPIED JERUSALEM, (PIC)– The Aqsa Foundation for Endowment and Heritage (AFEH) has warned of an escalation in the Israeli occupation forces and settlers’ storming of the holy Aqsa mosque on the eve of its so-called “destruction of the Temple” anniversary next Sunday. AFEH statement followed the news about […]

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Palestinian youth wounded in Dura confrontations with IOF soldiers

[ PIC 25/07/2012 – 11:21 AM ] AL-KHALIL, (PIC)– Israeli occupation forces (IOF) wounded a Palestinian young man in Dura town, south of Al-Khalil, on Wednesday morning during confrontations with locals. Eyewitnesses told the PIC that IOF soldiers broke into the town in large numbers and installed a number of road barriers sparking confrontations with […]

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Israeli Nahshon unit attacks administrative detainees in Ofer

[ PIC 25/07/2012 – 12:11 PM ] RAMALLAH, (PIC)– Israeli soldiers of the Nahshon unit attacked on Tuesday a group of Palestinian administrative prisoners for refusing to leave the prison towards the court dressed in prison uniform. The lawyer Jawad Boulos said he saw soldiers assaulting a number of his clients after they refused to […]

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IOF sets up a military watchtower in Bethlehem

[ PIC 25/07/2012 – 11:34 AM ] BETHLEHEM, (PIC)– The Israeli occupation army on Tuesday set up a military watchtower in an agricultural Palestinian land seized by a group of Jewish settlers in Al-Khader village, south of Bethlehem. Ahmad Salah, the coordinator of the popular committee against settlements in Al-Khader, told Quds press that Israeli […]

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#GazaUnderAttack | Several Israeli tanks and bulldozers invade southern of Gaza Strip

Qassam Website 25-07-2012,14:07 Al Qassam website- Gaza- Israeli military forces have conducted limited incursion in southern Gaza Strip in Al Fakhwri area east of Khan Younis city. Al Qassam correspondent reported that four Israeli tanks and two bulldozers have moved from the Israeli military site of “Sofa”, invading 300 meters into Palestinian citizens’ lands conducting […]

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Update for #Floriade2012 ‘Israeli Agricultural Development’ Jewish settlers chop off 100 olive trees

“Israeli development” | Israel’s Facade at the World Expo #Floriade2012 [ PIC 25/07/2012 – 10:55 AM ] AL-KHALIL, (PIC)– Jewish settlers chopped off one hundred Palestinian olive trees in Wadi Ma’een east of Yatta town in Al-Khalil province on Tuesday. Ratib Al-Jabour, the head of the anti-wall committee in the town, said that the damaged […]

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