Archive | March 21, 2013

Palestinian activists pitch protest tents in E1 amid Obama visit

Palestinians set up protest tents on the outskirts of al-Quds (Jerusalem), March 20, 2013. PressTV | Thu Mar 21, 2013 8:33AM E1 is a sensitive zone between East al-Quds and the West Bank and its expansion has been on Israel’s agenda since the 1990s. Amid US President Barack Obama’s visit to Israel, Palestinian activists have […]

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Lawyer: Issawi too sick to attend hearing

Maan News Agency | March 21, 2013 RAMALLAH (Ma’an) — Samer Issawi is too sick to attend a hearing at Israel’s Ofer military detention center after 232 days on hunger strike, his lawyer said Thursday. Jawad Boulus said in a statement that Issawi’s doctors informed the court that Issawi’s medical condition was too serious for […]

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Report: Abbas willing to accept secret settlement freeze

“Settling” constitutes a warcime according to international law and ICC statute. Even under US’ own military legislations’ Law resources below this article   Maan News Agency | March 21, 2013 RAMALLAH (Ma’an) — President Mahmoud Abbas is willing to accept an unannounced settlement freeze in order to renew peace talks with Israel, The New York […]

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#PalHunger | Israeli court to open hearing into Issawi’s case

[ PIC 21/03/2013 – 07:19 AM ] RAMALLAH, (PIC)– The Israeli military court in Ofer near Ramallah is to open a hearing into the case of detained hunger striker Samer Issawi on Thursday. Shireen, Samer’s sister, said on her Facebook page on Wednesday that her brother, who has been on hunger strike for 242 days […]

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Obama Comes to Bless Israel’s Government of Settlers ~ by Jonathan Cook

Dissident Voice | Jonathan Cook | March 20th, 2013 Those who hoped that Barack Obama would be arriving in Israel to bang Israeli and Palestinian heads together, after four years of impasse in the peace process, will be sorely disappointed. The US president’s trip beginning today may be historic – the first of his presidency […]

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Israel: Iran would need around a year to build Atomic bomb (and some real facts)

Maan News Agency | March 20, 2013 JERUSALEM (Reuters) — Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu agreed with the United States on Wednesday that Iran needs roughly a year to build a nuclear weapon, but stressed that Israel’s initial concerns were focused on uranium enrichment. At a joint news conference with US President Barack Obama, Netanyahu […]

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Palestinian popular rejection of Obama’s visit

[ PIC 20/03/2013 – 09:21 PM ] RAMALLAH, (PIC)– A number of Palestinian activists and politicians expressed their rejection of the visit ​​by U.S. President Barack Obama to the Palestinian territories on Thursday. Several popular marches were launched in a number of Palestinian towns and villages to denounce the visit, while popular groups stated that […]

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