Archive | August, 2012

#PALESTINE NEWS | Aug 21, 2012

آخر الأخبار والتحديثات Aug 21, 2012 | 23912 Days Since Al-Nakba & Gaza has been under siege for 1896 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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Update for #Floriade2012: Israeli courts uphold order to demolish Dutch-funded well in West Bank

Not exactly the claimed ‘water development’ as Israel claims at the world expo Floriade 2012: Israel’s Facade at the Floriade! MEMO | Aug 21, 2012 The Israeli courts have upheld a decision by the military authorities to demolish an agricultural well near the town of Khadr in the southern West Bank; the well’s owner has […]

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Israeli Settlers Attack Home, Attempt to Torch It

Tuesday August 21, 2012 11:37 by Saed Bannoura – IMEMC & Agencies A number of armed extremist Israeli settlers attacked, on Tuesday at dawn, a Palestinian home in Far’ata village, west of the northern West Bank city of Nablus, and tried to torch it. File – Israeli Settlers Constructing Illegal Outpost Palestinian official in charge […]

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Chain of violence: Study shows impact on Palestinian and Israeli children

Medical Express | Aug 21, 2012 August 21, 2012 in Psychology & Psychiatry Children exposed to ethnic and political violence in the Middle East are more aggressive than other children, a new study shows. And the younger children are, the more strongly they are affected, in a “chain of violence” that goes from political and […]

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Jewish settlers establish poultry farm on Palestinian land

[ 20/08/2012 – 02:56 PM ] BETHLEHEM, (PIC)– Jewish settlers seized a piece of land in Khader village south of Bethlehem and established a poultry farm on it, local sources said. Ahmed Salah, the coordinator of the popular anti-settlement committee in the village, told Quds Press on Sunday that the piece of land is owned […]

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American student shot dead by Israel “deserved” to die says Guardian’s Joshua Treviño ~ by @aliabunimah

Electronic Intifada | Ali Abunimah on Mon, 08/20/2012 – 22:45 “There are some Americans we’re better off without. Furkan Dogan is one of them.” – The Guardian’s Joshua Treviño on 3 June 2010. Today, despite the uproar over his incitement to murder Americans, Joshua Treviño was allowed to debut his new regular column at The […]

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Israeli Police Apprehends 7 Settlers Involved In Lunch Mob Attack

 Tuesday August 21, 2012 04:46 by Saed Bannoura – IMEMC & Agencies The Israeli Police reported Monday that it apprehended seven Israeli youths suspected of involvement in the lynch mob attack, carried out Friday, against a Palestinian youth in West Jerusalem, leading to serious injuries. File – Image By PNN Israeli Police Spokeswoman, Luba Samri, […]

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Palestinian Wounded By Settlers Molotov Bomb Is in Serious Condition

Tuesday August 21, 2012 04:17 by Saed Bannoura – IMEMC & Agencies The Palestine News Network (PNN) reported that resident Ayman Hasan Ghayatha, 36, who was wounded along with his family by a firebomb hurled by extremist Israeli settlers at a Palestinian taxi near Bethlehem on Thursday, is now in a serious condition at the […]

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Soldiers destroy Palestinian Car in Hebron

Tuesday August 21, 2012 03:37 by Saed Bannoura – IMEMC & Agencies Palestinian sources reported that Israeli soldiers smashed, Sunday, the windshield of a Palestinian car that was parked in the center of Hebron city, in the southern part of the West Bank, and used a metal barrier to smash its doors. The car was […]

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Israeli Hit-and-run settler kills 15 goats

By Markus Fizgerald | 20 August 2012 | International Solidarity Movement, West Bank Monday the 6th of august Mershid (19), son of Muhamad Abdalah Rashid Dawabsheh, checked for oncoming cars and started to cross the road between Nablus and Ramallah with his herd of goats. The time was approximately 5pm and he was leading the […]

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#VIDEO | From the children of Gaza: Samouni Street

20 August 2012 | Besieged Gaza, occupied Palestine | ISM Palestine From the children of Gaza comes this adorable animation depicting the story of 4 kids of the extended Samouni family in Gaza. By animated drawings they express what happened to them and their family during operation ‘Cast Lead’. Recommended read: A “Leaflet” to the […]

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IOF soldiers arrest school principal

[ PIC 20/08/2012 – 10:58 AM ] JENIN, (PIC)– Israeli occupation forces (IOF) arrested a Palestinian school principal at a military barrier south of Jenin on Sunday night, local sources said. They said that IOF soldiers at a roadblock at the entrance to Brukin intercepted traffic of civilians on the first day of Eidul Fitr. […]

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#PALESTINE NEWS | Aug 20, 2012

آخر الأخبار والتحديثات Aug 20, 2012 | 23911 Days Since Al-Nakba & Gaza has been under siege for 1895 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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Iran Attack: Too Big for Israel

Left-wing Israelis protest in Tel Aviv on 16 August 2012, against Israel mounting a military strike on Iran. Arabic writing on placard (R) reads: “No to War.” (Photo: AFP – Menahem Kahana) Amal Saad-Ghorayeb | Al Akhbar English | Aug 20, 2012   Despite Israeli media clamour last week about an imminent Israeli attack on […]

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#GazaUnderAttack | Aug 20, 2012 | IOF soldiers fire at residential areas in eastern Gaza

[ 20/08/2012 – 09:10 AM ] GAZA, (PIC)– Israeli occupation forces (IOF) opened machinegun fire at Palestinian residential quarters on the eastern outskirts of Gaza city and Khan Younis governorate. Local sources said that soldiers in military watchtowers opened fire at the residential quarters on Sunday but no casualties were reported. The Hebrew radio, meanwhile, […]

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