Archive | August 13, 2012

Occupation allows settlers to use water pond registered as Islamic Waqf

[ PIC 13/08/2012 – 08:38 AM ] AL-KHALIL, (PIC)– The Israeli occupation army allowed Jewish settlers to use a water pond in the area of Tel Rumeida, in the center of al-Khalil province, although it is registered as an Islamic endowment. Youth against Settlement group said in a statement on Sunday that the occupation army […]

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Fathi: The closure of Rafah crossing worsened the humanitarian situation in Gaza

[ PIC 13/08/2012 – 09:27 AM ] GAZA, (PIC)– Palestinian minister of interior Fathi Hammad said the current closure of Rafah border crossing has made the humanitarian situation in Gaza worsen, especially after the Egyptian authorities destroyed the tunnels there. In a press release on Monday, Hammad appealed to Egyptian president Mohamed Morsi to take […]

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Update for #Floriade2012: ‘Israeli agricultural development’: Israeli forces uproot land in Bethlehem village

Maan News Agency | Aug 13, 2012 BETHLEHEM (Ma’an) — Israeli bulldozers uprooted agricultural land in the Bethlehem village of al-Khader on Monday, a local committee said. Ahmad Salah, spokesman for the local committee against the wall and settlements, told Ma’an that five dunams of private Palestinian land were leveled in al-Absiyya, near the settlement […]

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Two Palestinians injured after settlers deliberate ram their car into their vehicle

[ PIC 13/08/2012 – 11:37 AM ] NABLUS, (PIC)– Two Palestinians were wounded on Sunday morning when an Israeli settler, in a speeding car, deliberately rammed into their vehicle east of Nablus. Ghassan Douglas, monitoring settlement activity north of the West Bank, said that an Israeli settler from Yitzhar settlement in a Toyota car rammed […]

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Jewish settlers spray toxic substance, kill herd of sheep

[ PIC 13/08/2012 – 12:36 PM ] AL-KHALIL, (PIC)– Jewish settlers sprayed toxic substance in Palestinian grazing fields near the town of Yatta, southern al-Khalil, causing the death of a herd of sheep. The coordinator of the popular committees against the wall and settlement in Yatta, Ratib Al-Jabour, asserted that the herd of sheep, which […]

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IOF kidnap another Khalil university student Abdulhadi Musalma from Dura

[ 13/08/2012 – 10:22 AM ] AL-KHALIL, (PIC)– The Israeli occupation forces (IOF) kidnapped at dawn Monday one of Al-Khalil university students named Abdulhadi Musalma after a raid on his house in Dura town. Musalma was one of the Islamic bloc students who participated in the sit-in and the hunger strike inside Al-Khalil university to […]

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Economist: Closing tunnels causes huge economic losses

[ PIC 13/08/2012 – 12:38 PM ] GAZA, (PIC)– Economist Dr. Maher Al Tabbaa affirmed that the sudden closure of the Gaza tunnels without opening the commercial crossings and without lifting the siege will cause huge economic losses in Gaza. Al Tabbaa called, in an article on Monday, for ending the siege and the hardships […]

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Barhoum urges Islamic summit to protect Jerusalem, Aqsa

[ PIC 13/08/2012 – 12:52 PM ] GAZA, (PIC)– Fawzi Barhoum, a Hamas spokesman, has urged the fourth extraordinary Islamic summit in Makkah to draw a new comprehensive strategy to protect occupied Jerusalem and the holy Aqsa mosque. He said in a press release on Monday that Hamas asks the Organization of Islamic Cooperation in […]

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Abu Sabha: Egyptian promises to reopen Rafah before Eid al-Fitr

[ PIC 13/08/2012 – 11:39 AM ] GAZA, (PIC)– Maher Abu Sabha, general director of crossings and borders in Gaza, quoted Egyptian official sources as saying that the land port will be opened in both directions before Eid al-Fitr. There is no official confirmation yet of the crossing opening, Abu Sabha told PIC. Egypt may […]

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