Archive | January 10, 2013

Nablus gunmen warn PA security services

Maan News Agency | Jan 10, 2013 NABLUS (Ma’an) — A group of masked gunmen claiming affiliation to Fatah’s military wing warned on Thursday that they would fight back against the imprisonment of their members by Palestinian security forces. Parading through Nablus’ Balata refugee camp, firing into the air with semi-automatic weapons, the group insisted […]

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For the second day in a row snowfall blanketing West Bank

[ PIC 10/01/2013 – 12:53 PM ] RAMALLAH, (PIC)– Continued snowfall for the second day Thursday blanketed the West Bank that was also paralyzed by strikes and stormy weather conditions. A number of deaths were reported as a result of the blizzard while dozens were injured other than the destruction of hothouses and big damage […]

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#PALESTINE NEWS | Jan 10, 2013

آخر الأخبار والتحديثات Jan 10, 2013 | 24053 Days Since Al-Nakba – Gaza is under siege for 2038 days For news of previous news days | Daily News Overviews Follow on Twitter for more live updates Continuous updates.. LIVE BLOG | Israeli soldier Nofar Mizrahi assassinated Mohammed Salayma on his 17th birthday (Updated) http://wp.me/p16sn9-uks LIVE […]

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49th Violation of Truce Agreement: Israeli military invades and leveled land in north Gaza

Note occpal | List of Israeli violations since cease-fire Maan News Agency | Jan 10, 2013 GAZA CITY (Ma’an) — Israeli military vehicles crossed into northern Gaza to level land on Thursday morning, witnesses told Ma’an. Six military vehicles, including two bulldozers, crossed two hundred meters inside Beit Lahiya agricultural land, leveling an area called […]

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Two Palestinians killed in Syria, bakeries closed in Yarmouk refugee camp

[ PIC 10/01/2013 – 12:52 PM ] DAMASCUS, (PIC)– The number of Palestinian martyrs in the ongoing Syrian conflict has risen to 887 after two more Palestinians were killed on Wednesday. Eyewitnesses in Yarmouk refugee camp, south of Damascus, told the PIC a woman died of wounds after a bomb shell exploded near a butchery […]

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“Not enough” extreme weather: Israel deliberately floods east of Gaza (again!)

BREAKING | DON’T LET ISRAEL ETHNIC CLEANSE Bab Al-Shams Village | Established by Palestinians IN Palestine Today! | LIVE BLOG [ PIC 10/01/2013 – 11:59 AM ] GAZA, (PIC)– The civil defense department in Gaza said the Israeli occupation state opened on Wednesday the floodgates of one of its dams in the eastern part of […]

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PHOTOS | Settlers attack Urif and Qusra with guns, knives and stones

January 10th, 2013 | International Solidarity Movement, Urif and Qusra, Occupied Palestine As the villages around Nablus woke up to the rare scene of a snow-covered landscape, Israeli settlers violently attacked groups of youngsters playing with snow in the villages of Urif and Qusra. Two people were both hit in the leg by live bullets […]

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Egyptian official says Gaza tunnels flooded, collapsed

Maan News Agency | Jan 10, 2013 EL ARISH, Egypt (Ma’an) — After three days of intense rainfall, many of the tunnels under Gaza’s border with Egypt are flooded or collapsed, an Egyptian security official told Ma’an. The underground trade has halted during the stormy weather due to concerns that many tunnels remain unstable, the […]

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Settlers clash with Nablus villages, 2 Palestinians wounded by live ammo

Maan News Agency | Jan 10, 2013   NABLUS (Ma’an) — Two Palestinians suffered gunshot wounds in clashes with Israeli settlers and soldiers in separate incidents in the northern West Bank on Thursday, an official said. Dozens of residents of Yitzhar settlement clashed with Palestinians who were playing in the snow in the nearby Urif […]

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PHOTOS | Palestine in the Snow – Jan 2013

BREAKING | DON’T LET ISRAEL ETHNIC CLEANSE Bab Al-Shams Village | Established by Palestinians IN Palestine Today! | LIVE BLOG VIDEO Jan 9, 2013 | At night in Sheikh Jarrah, Israeli forces kidnap and arrest two children while they played with snow. MORE FOOTAGE OF EXTREME WEATHER The Year 2013 in Photos

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Originally posted on Sixteen Minutes to Palestine:
Severe storms hit much of the Middle East over the last few days leading to heaving flooding, freezing temperatures, and even snow pileups. In the West Bank at least, where snowy weather isn’t a regular occurrence, the cold weather and sticky snow made for some nice snow ball…

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4,600 prisoners face the cold wave without protection

[ PIC 09/01/2013 – 06:30 PM ] GAZA, (PIC)– The Palestinian Center for Prisoners’ Studies confirmed that 4,600 Palestinian prisoners in nearly 20 Israeli prisons are facing the present cold wave without protection under harsh prison conditions. Liberated prisoner Rafat Hamdouna, the director of the Center, stated in a press statement on Wednesday, that prisoners […]

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Photographer Shoots Under Fire in Gaza

 Thursday January 10, 2013 00:56 by Alessandra Bajec – European Journalism Centre | IMEMC November’s Israeli military operation in the Gaza Strip saw journalists from many nations risking their lives in the process of reporting for the outside world. Despite Israel’s targeted attacks and the many challenges faced by journalists, the eight-day war on Gaza […]

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