Archive | January 9, 2013

Abu Zuhri: Hill’s visit to give impression on presence of negotiations

[ PIC 08/01/2013 – 03:50 PM ] GAZA, (PIC)– Dr. Sami Abu Zuhri, a Hamas spokesman, has said that the US Middle East envoy David Hill’s visit to the region aims at giving the impression that negotiations between the PA and Israel were still ongoing. Hill is slated to arrive in Ramallah on Tuesday for […]

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Eldad Yaniv’s Eretz Hadasha Party Exposes Israel’s Corrupt Oligarchy ~ by @richards1052

Tikun Olam | Richard Silverstein | Jan 9, 2013 One new Israeli party in particular has garnered headlines with its accusations of massive political corruption among the political elites.  It is Eretz Chadasha (“New Land”), a party founded to take on the “tycoons,” or oligarchy, that controls Israeli commerce and politics.  The party’s founder is […]

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New U.S. Defense Secretary Vows Full Support For Israel

Tuesday January 08, 2013 11:17 by Saed Bannoura – IMEMC & Agencies U.S. Defense Secretary, Chuck Hagel, of the Republican Party, who was named by President Barack Obama Monday, stated that he will grant Israel his utmost support under all circumstances, and slammed several Republican officials who criticized what they called “his attitudes regarding the […]

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Israeli Official Strip Search and Humiliate Prisoner’s Sister

PNN English | Jan 8, 2013 On Tuesday 8th January, Israel’s Prison Service (IPS) at Rimon prison prevented the sister of the prisoner Iyad Nassar from Tul Karem from visiting her brother following a punishment imposed on the prisoner few weeks ago on claims he owned a sharp tool. The prisoner’s sister, Ghada Nassar, told […]

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VIDEO | Gazans struggle to cope with cold winter

Published on Jan 8, 2013 Cooking and heating gas distribution stations in the blockaded Gaza Strip were forced to minimize their operation due to a shortage in propane gas. In past months, Israel has been allowing less than a hundred tons of gas in per day, while Gaza needs at least two hundred and fifty […]

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Nuland: US Will Not Refer To PA As “State Of Palestine”

Wednesday January 09, 2013 02:30 by Saed Bannoura – IMEMC & Agencies U.S. State Department Spokeswoman, Victoria Nuland, stated that, until peace negotiations between Israel and the Palestinians lead to the establishment of a Palestinian state, the United States will not refer to the Palestinian Authority (P.A.) as the state of Palestine. Her statements came […]

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Report: 3 martyrs and 80 wounded, by Israeli bullets and 322 kidnapped during December

[ PIC 08/01/2013 – 08:50 PM ] GAZA, (PIC)– The Israeli occupation authorities continued last December their repressive policies against the Palestinian people killing 3, wounding 80, and kidnapping 322. The monthly report concerning the Israeli violations against Palestinian people, issued by the Ministry of Planning in the Palestinian government in Gaza, stated that the […]

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Former Mossad chief: truce in Gaza is not the end of fighting

Note occpal | List of Israeli violations since cease-fire MEMO | Jan 9, 2013 A former head of Mossad said on Tuesday that the recent truce with Hamas does not mean the end of fighting; the Israeli newspaper, Yedioth Ahronoth, reported. Efraim Halevy, who alleged that the truce agreement secured unprecedented benefits for Gaza said, […]

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Occupation renews arbitrary administrative detention of 7 prisoners

[ PIC 08/01/2013 – 09:48 PM ] NABLUS, (PIC)– According to Al-Tadhamon Foundation for Human Rights, the Israeli Ofer Court rejected on Tuesday the appeal submitted by seven administrative prisoners, including two MPs. The researcher at Al-Tadhamon Foundation, Ahmed Betawi, said that the occupation court has rejected the appeals submitted by the two Palestinian MPs […]

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14 deaths and 411 cases of H1N1 in Palestine

[ PIC 08/01/2013 – 09:15 PM ] RAMALLAH, (PIC)– The Palestinian Ministry of Health stated that the total number of cases of H1N1, known as “swine flu”, has risen to 411 cases. The ministry denied, in a statement released on Tuesday, an increasing death rate because of the virus, as the number of deaths is […]

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Human Rights Center to Arab League: We want practical steps to support prisoners

[ PIC 08/01/2013 – 07:58 PM ] GAZA, (PIC)– The prisoners’ center for studies expressed its wish that the Arab League meeting, on Tuesday at the level of permanent delegates to discuss the situation of Palestinian prisoners in Israeli jails, will be distinct and not as its predecessor, which was held in 2009, stressing that […]

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Peace Now: 100 new outposts in the West Bank

“Settling” constitutes a warcime according to international law and ICC statute. Even under US’ own military legislations’ Law resources below this article [ PIC 08/01/2013 – 08:25 PM ] NABLUS, (PIC)– Peace Now denounced the Israeli government’s decision to approve two outposts, Rehelim and Nofei Nehemia, and to declare them as a new settlements in […]

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New settlement scheme to build 1100 hotel rooms in Jerusalem

“Settling” constitutes a warcime according to international law and ICC statute. Even under US’ own military legislations’ Law resources below this article [ PIC 08/01/2013 – 09:52 PM ] OCCUPIED JERUSALEM, (PIC)– The Islamic-Christian Committee for the Support of Jerusalem and Holy Sites warned on Tuesday of the occupation authorities’ decision to approve building 1100 […]

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PA security arrest 5 Hamas cadres in West Bank

[ PIC 08/01/2013 – 09:30 PM ] WEST BANK, (PIC)– PA security apparatuses have arrested five members and cadres of Hamas in the West Bank and summoned four others for interrogation, while the occupation forces arrested three liberated prisoners. Two liberated captives; Tariq Da’is in al-Khalil and Abdul Rahman Hindiya in Nablus, have been arrested […]

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Missing persons found safe amid West Bank floods

Maan News Agency | 08/01/2013 22:11 Palestinians look at water in an overflowing stream in the village of Al-Nassariyeh near Nablus Jan. 8, 2013. (Reuters/Abed Omar Qusini) TULKAREM (Ma’an) — Three Palestinians feared dead after their vehicle was swept away by floods in the northern West Bank were found to be safe on Tuesday evening. […]

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