Archive | September 7, 2012

Samer Sarhan’s family home raided as second anniversary of death nears

Friday, 7 September, 2012 | 02:19 | Silwanic Silwan, Jerusalem (SILWANIC) — Israeli forces raided the family home today of Silwan man Samer Sarhan who was shot dead by an Israeli settler guard in September 2010. The raid fell a few days short of the second anniversary of Sarhan’s death in al-Bustan district of Silwan. […]

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10-year old boy offered hash and cash by Israeli police

Thursday, 6 September, 2012 | 02:13 | Silwanic Silwan, Jerusalem (SILWANIC) — Israeli police accosted a 10-year old Palestinian boy on Wednesday evening, 5 September, offering him marijuana and money. Muhammad Nasser al-Kak was outside Salah al-Din Street police station when al-Kak says he was offered a joint and money by police officers. “I was […]

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Occupation bans Sheikh Bkeirat from al-Aqsa Mosque

[ PIC 07/09/2012 – 08:50 PM ] AL-KHALIL, (PIC)– Israeli occupation forces banned on Friday Sheikh Najeh Bkeirat from entering Al-Aqsa Mosque for six months. Sources told the PIC reporter that the Israeli occupation troops stormed the village of Sur Baher in Jerusalem, searched the house of Sheikh Bkeirat head of manuscripts department in al-Aqsa […]

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Israeli Occupation Kidnaps five residents from Nablus including a 15 year old child

[ PIC 07/09/2012 – 06:31 PM ] NABLUS, (PIC)– Israeli soldiers kidnapped on Thursday evening, five persons from the northern West Bank city of Nablus, including one man who carries a Jordanian citizenship, Palestinian human rights sources reported . Tadamun International for Human Rights reported that the army kidnapped a Jordanian national identified as Na’el […]

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Israel’s occupation forces launches raids and arrests in al-Khalil and Jenin

[ PIC 07/09/2012 – 07:15 PM ] OCCUPIED WEST BANK, (PIC)– Israeli occupation forces stormed at dawn Friday Fawwar refugee camp and the city of Dura, south of al-Khalil, launched raids and arrested a citizen. Media sources said that Israeli soldiers broke into several houses in Dura village and Fawwar camp where they arrested a […]

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Group of settlers storm al-Aqsa Mosque

[ PIC 07/09/2012 – 07:05 PM ] OCCUPIED JERUSALEM, (PIC)– Moshe Feiglin, former Likud party candidate, stormed on Thursday morning al-Aqsa Mosque area accompanied by a group of settlers, and performed Jewish prayers amid tight security. The Al-Aqsa Foundation for Waqf and Islamic Heritage said that Feiglin and the group of settlers entered the Aqsa […]

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Embassy: Around 12 Palestinians survived Turkey boat disaster

Maan News Agency | Sept 7, 2012 BETHLEHEM (Ma’an) — Around a dozen Palestinians survived the sinking of a boat off the Turkish coast on Thursday, but it was not clear how many were among the casualties, the Palestinian embassy in Turkey said Friday. Over 60 migrants, more than half of them children, died after […]

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#PalProtests | Citizen from al-Khalil tries to burn his vehicle protesting price rises

[ PIC 07/09/2012 – 11:02 AM ] AL-KHALIL, (PIC)– A taxi driver tried on Thursday to burn his car in Ibn Rushd square in city of al-Khalil in the occupied West Bank in protest at high cost of living, which Ramallah government was responsible for. According to activists from “youth against high cost of living” […]

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#PalProtests | Fayyad’s Economics Aids Israeli Occupation

Palestinian protesters wear Guy Fawkes masks as they hold an effigy of Palestinian Prime Minister Salam Fayyad during a protest against the high cost of living, in the West Bank 4 September 2012. (Photo: Reuters – Mussa Qawasma) Al Akhbar English |  Patrick O. Strickland |  Friday, September 7, 2012 In the Israeli-occupied West Bank, […]

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#PalProtests | Palestine Protests: Occupation Economy Falters

Palestinian protesters burn an effigy of prime minister Salam Fayyad during a demonstration against the high cost of living in the southern West Bank city of Hebron on 4 September 2012. (Photo: AFP – Hazem Bader) Fadi Abu Saada | Al Akhbar English |  Friday, September 7, 2012 A few days ago, a Palestinian from […]

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Update for #Floriade2012 ‘Israeli Agricultural Development’: Settlers burn 130 olive trees in N-West Bank

Maan News Agency | Sept 7, 2012 QALQILIYA (Ma’an) — Israeli settlers set fire to around 130 olive trees in a northern West Bank village on Friday, locals said. Residents of Immanuel settlement set fire to the lands while residents were at Friday prayers, locals said. Fawzi Al-Ghanem, owner of the land, told Ma’an that […]

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#PalProtests | PNI calls for ‘radical change’ in economic policy

Maan News Agency | Sept 7, 2012 RAMALLAH (Ma’an) — The Palestinian National Initiative on Friday declared its support for protests against rising costs of living in the West Bank, and called for a “radical change” in economic policy. The party said young Palestinians were paying the price for the Oslo Accords with Israel, which […]

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3 Palestinian refugees killed in Syria camp

Maan News Agency | Sept 7, 2012   BETHLEHEM (Ma’an) — Shelling killed three Palestinians in Syria’s largest refugee camp Friday, a day after an employee of the UN agency for Palestine refugees died along with his son. Residents of the Yarmouk camp said the three Palestinians died after one shell landed on al-Jaouna Street […]

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Hamas: The Democratic Party’s position on Jerusalem is a scandal

[ PIC 07/09/2012 – 01:38 PM ] BEIRUT, (PIC)– The Islamic Resistance Movement “Hamas” has considered the U.S. Democratic Party’s position on Jerusalem as a “scandal that reveals full bias to the Israeli occupation.” Following the US party’s position that claimed “Jerusalem is and will remain the capital of Israel”, Hamas issued a statement denouncing […]

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Deteriorations of the health of former minster Abu Arafa in Israeli jails @Ufreenetwork @Amnesty @hrw @UN

[ PIC 07/09/2012 – 11:59 AM ] NABLUS, (PIC)– A Palestinian human rights organization held the Israeli prison administration responsible for the deterioration of the health of captive Khaled Abu Arafa, former Minister for Jerusalem Affairs in the tenth Palestinian government, due to the medical negligence in Israeli jails. “Ahrar” center for the studies of […]

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