Archive | September 21, 2012

Gaza to refuse import of fruit from Israel

Maan News Agency | Sept 21, 2012 GAZA CITY (Ma’an) — The Gaza Strip’s agriculture ministry on Friday said it would not allow the import of fruits to the enclave in order to protect the local market. The announcement came as Israel promised new measures facilitate the entry and exit of goods at Gaza crossings. […]

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Israeli Military attempts to crush weekly Kufr Qaddum demonstration, 6 arrested

By Eva Smith | 21 September 2012 | International Solidarity Movement Four human rights defenders (3 British citizens and an American), as well as two Palestinians, were arrested at the weekly Kufr Qaddoum demonstration. They are currently detained in the illegal Kedumim settlement police station for interrogation. The two Palestinians, Majed Faruq, 20, and Abd […]

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Report: occupation plans to expand over forty settlements in West Bank

[ PIC 21/09/2012 – 07:58 PM ] A report issued by Hamas’s Media Office stated that settlement activity and Judaization projects have been escalated, in an unprecedented way, in the occupied city of Jerusalem and throughout the West Bank during the past few months. The report pointed out that the Israeli occupation is escalating demolition […]

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Occupation builds a bridge to change the landmarksin Silwan town

[ PIC 21/09/2012 – 07:20 PM ] OCCUPIED JERUSALEM, (PIC)– Moriah Jerusalem Development Company will start, during the coming days, building a bridge for pedestrians and cars linking the visitor center of “City of David”, established at Silwan’s entrance south of al-Aqsa Mosque, and al-Buraq Square’s tunnel, passing through Wadi al-Hilwa square. Wadi al-Hilwa’s information […]

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IOF storms al-Jamiaa and Salam streets in al-Khalil

[ PIC 21/09/2012 – 10:39 AM ] AL-KHALIL, (PIC)– Israeli Occupation Forces (IOF) stormed, on Thursday, al-Jamiaa and Salam streets in al-Khalil in the southern West Bank. The Israeli patrols stormed the main street leading to al-Khalil University and Salam Street in the city, where the soldiers arrested a number of citizens, Eyewitnesses told PIC. […]

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IOA releases a prisoner from Gaza after ten years in prisons for resisting occupation

[ PIC 21/09/2012 – 10:56 AM ] GAZA, (PIC)– Israeli Occupation authorities (IOA) released, on Thursday, a Palestinian detainees from the Gaza Strip, after serving his ten-year prison sentence. Palestinian sources said that the occupation authorities released Thursday morning the detainee, Fawzi Almaswaba, 38, from the Shati refugee camp west of Gaza City, after ten […]

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Confrontations with the occupation near Ofer prison

[ 21/09/2012 – 11:17 AM ] AL-KHALIL, (PIC)– A Palestinian citizen was wounded in addition to dozens of cases of suffocation on Thursday evening, during the suppression of a peaceful march in solidarity with the Palestinian prisoners in Israeli jails. Local sources reported that one man was wounded and others suffered breathing difficulties when the […]

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US Media War on Islam ~ by @StephenLendman

Sabbah Report | September 21, 2012 | Stephen Lendman America never treated Muslims respectfully. US media and Hollywood play lead roles. Jack Shaheen’s book “Reel Bad Arabs: How Hollywood Vilifies a People” documented how American filmmakers slander them. For decades, they’ve been fair game. From silent to more recent films, prejudicial attitudes were fostered. They […]

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#PalHunger | Empty Israel Promises: Samer al-Barq still in custody | @Ufreenetwork @hrw @Amnesty

Sept 21, 2012 | Maan News Agency BETHLEHEM (Ma’an) — Israeli Prison Service spokeswoman Sivan Weizman on Thursday evening denied a PA official’s announcement that hunger-striking prisoner Samer al-Barq is poised for deportation to Egypt. “Its not happening today, and not tomorrow,” she told Ma’an. Prisoners Minister Issa Qaraqe said earlier that al-Barq, on his […]

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