Archive | August 6, 2012

Gaza Power Outages Continue

Monday August 06, 2012 15:06 by Kelly Joiner – IMEMC & Agencies The people in Gaza continue to suffer from rolling blackouts as its lone power plant is unable to meet the demands of residents and the Israeli occupation blocks access to help. Gazans protest continual power outages by candelight. Source: Time.com Current supplies of […]

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Aqsa Foundation warns against Israeli plan to take over Al-Aqsa

[ PIC 06/08/2012 – 01:23 PM ] OCCUPIED JERUSALEM, (PIC)– The Aqsa Foundation for Endowment and Heritage (AFEH) has warned against the Likud MK and coalition chairman Ze’ev Elkin’s statements that called for preventing Muslims from accessing the Aqsa mosque in Jewish holidays similar to the Ibrahimi Mosque. The Foundation said that the Israeli occupation […]

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Haneyya reaches Egyptian intelligence chief on the phone

[ PIC 06/08/2012 – 01:31 PM ] GAZA, (PIC)– Palestinian premier in Gaza Ismail Haneyya reached Egyptian intelligence chief Murad Muwafi over the phone on Monday to discuss the murder of Egyptian border guards in Sinai. The government’s spokesman Taher Al-Nunu told the PIC that the “lengthy” phone call focused on the crime. He said […]

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Abu Marzouk: Closing the Rafah crossing mass punishment

[ PIC 06/08/2012 – 12:51 PM ] CAIRO, (PIC)– Mousa Abu Marzouk, deputy head of Hamas’s political bureau, considered the closing of Rafah crossing as a mass punishment, saying that it is a wrong decision. He called, on his page on the social networking site “Facebook”, on Monday for strengthening the Egyptian security control over […]

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A racist regulation bars Palestinians from going to Israeli courts

[ 06/08/2012 – 01:18 PM ] NAZARETH, (PIC)– Israel’s Justice Minister Yaakov Neeman signed a new regulation which prevents Palestinians and immigrants who do not carry Israeli IDs or passports from filing lawsuits in Israeli courts. Haaretz newspaper reported on Monday that under the new amendments and regulations, signed by Neeman, Palestinians, being harmed whether […]

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PFLP claim responsibility for rocket fire at south Israel

Maan News Agency | Aug 6, 2012 GAZA CITY (Ma’an) — The military wing of the Popular Front for the Liberation of Palestine on Monday claimed responsibility for firing three rockets at southern Israel. The Abu Ali Mustafa brigades said in a statement that they fired three rockets at Kisufim, east of Khan Younis on […]

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Gaza mother of prisoner dies on route to Israeli jail visit (incl video)

Maan News Agency | Aug 6, 2012   GAZA CITY (Ma’an) — The mother of a Palestinian prisoner died on Monday while traveling with a group from Gaza to visit relatives in Israeli jails, a prisoners group said. Aisha Isleih died as the bus was preparing to leave for Israel, Saber Abu Karsh, director of […]

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#GazaUnderAttack | IAF Assassinates a PRC’s Member in Rafah

Al Qassam Website 06-08-2012,09:32Al Qassam website – Palestinian sources revealed that an Israeli Air Force assassinated a member in Al-Naser Salah Ad-Din Brigades, the armed wing of the Popular Resistance Committee (PRC) during an Israeli bombing on Gaza Strip. The sources said that the PRC ‘s member Eid Hijazi, 22, was killed in an Israeli […]

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Appeal to Egypt to Save Abu Sissi’s life

Al Qassam Website 06-08-2012,09:38Al Qassam website – A weekly report published by the Center for Political & Development Studies (CPDS), Gaza on the latest developments in Palestine. · Israel losing international support, says British ambassador The British ambassador to Israel has said international support for Israel among those in the political mainstream is eroding, driven […]

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15 Egyptian Soldiers Killed By Gunmen In Sinai, Israeli Army Kills Seven Gunmen

 Monday August 06, 2012 07:20 by Saed Bannoura – IMEMC & Agencies At least 15 Egyptian soldiers were killed, on Sunday evening, while several others were wounded, when gunmen attacked an Egyptian military base in Sinai. The Israeli army also killed seven gunmen, allegedly Palestinian, who reportedly hijacked a military vehicle from the Egyptian military […]

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Two Palestinians Killed In Crash As Army Chased Their Car

Monday August 06, 2012 05:59 by Saed Bannoura – IMEMC & Agencies Palestinian medical sources in Hebron, in the southern part of the West Bank, reported that two residents were killed at midnight Sunday, and two others were injured, after their car crashed while being pursued by Israeli soldiers in Ar-Ramadeen area, near Ath-Thaheriyya town, […]

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Good Old Israel?

Palestine Chronicle | Aug 6, 2012 | Georgina Reeves In his latest piece written for the New York Times, Avraham Burg asks: ‘Where is the good old Israel?’ Assuming he is not being tongue-in-cheek, and there is no suggestion in the rest of the article that he is, he continues to peddle the same old […]

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Palestinian Officials Pilgrimage to the Auschwitz

Kawther Salam | Aug 6, 2012 I have not heard, ever, that one zionist representative of the Israeli government had laid flowers at Deir Yassin, Qibya, Kafr Qasem, Dawaymeh, Beit Daras and other towns where zionist jews massacred the Palestinians in 1948 and later, or that they ever visited a Palestinian refugee camp and listened […]

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