Archive | April 16, 2013

Discriminatory Access And Water-Apartheid In Occupied Palestine ~ by @KawtherSalam

Kawther Salam | April 16, 2013 For many years, the Palestinian population of the West Bank, including East Jerusalem, and the Gaza Strip, has suffered from a shortage of clean, safe water. However, despite alarming predictions of insufficient drinking water supplies by 2040, based on the expected population growth in the Occupied Palestinian Territory (OPT), […]

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Israeli settlers attack three Palestinian youths near Nablus

[ PIC 16/04/2013 – 06:29 PM ] NABLUS, JENIN, (PIC)– Three Palestinian youths were injured on Monday night after being attacked by Jewish settlers near the village of Burqa, north of Nablus. Ghassan Daghlas, the settlement file official in the northern West Bank, said that a number of settlers attacked and hit the three young […]

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Five Palestinian refugees killed in Syria last Monday

Overview | The Genocide on Palestinian Refugees in Syria [ PIC 16/04/2013 – 03:30 PM ] DAMASCUS, (PIC)– Five Palestinian refugees were killed on Monday during clashes and projectile attacks on refugee camps in Syria. The action group for the Palestinians in Syria said on Tuesday that a young man named Oday Qendeel from Husseiniya […]

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Lawyer: Israel pressuring Issawi to end hunger strike

Maan News Agency | April 16, 2013 RAMALLAH (Ma’an) — Intensive efforts are being made by Israel to convince hunger-striking prisoner Samer Issawi to end his protest action, a lawyer said Tuesday. Israeli negotiators have been visiting Issawi at Kaplan Medical Center since Friday and pressuring him to accept proposals to end his hunger strike, […]

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Abu Marzouk: Kerry’s plan to restart negotiations won’t succeed

[ PIC 16/04/2013 – 02:54 PM ] CAIRO, (PIC)– Dr. Moussa Abu Marzouk, deputy head of Hamas’ political bureau, said that the strength and unity of the nation are associated with the liberation of Jerusalem. This came in a speech delivered by Abu Marzouk at Al-Azhar University during the festival of “Palestinian Prisoners … Pain […]

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Israeli occupation forces suppress peaceful march commemorating the Nakba in Jerusalem

[ PIC 16/04/2013 – 02:43 PM ] OCCUPIED JERUSALEM, (PIC)– Israeli occupation forces (IOF) suppressed on Tuesday a Palestinian peaceful march in the occupied city of Jerusalem to commemorate the sixty-fifth anniversary of the Nakba. Jerusalemite sources reported that Israeli soldiers and policemen attacked a peaceful march launched on Tuesday from the Salah al-Din Street, […]

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Hamas: The int’l silence emboldened Israel to close Shawwa and Dalu cases

[ PIC 16/04/2013 – 12:29 PM ] GAZA, (PIC)– The Hamas Movement said that the international silence and the US connivance encouraged the Israeli occupation regime to close the file of the massacres committed by its army against two families in the Gaza Strip. Its spokesman Fawzi Barhoum stated on Monday that the Israeli occupation […]

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60 Jewish settlers storm the Aqsa mosque

[ PIC 16/04/2013 – 12:26 PM ] OCCUPIED JERUSALEM, (PIC)– About 60 Jewish settlers stormed the Aqsa mosque on Tuesday morning in groups and as individuals under heavy Israeli military escort and toured the holy site in the company of rabbis. Hundreds of worshipers, school students, and students learning the holy Quran were present at […]

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Israeli occupation soldiers nab three Palestinians in refugee camp

[ PIC 15/04/2013 – 10:18 AM ] AL-KHALIL, (PIC)– Three Palestinian citizens were rounded up in Aroub refugee camp in Al-Khalil at the hands of Israeli occupation forces (IOF) at dawn Monday. Local sources said that the soldiers broke into the home of Atef Suweilem and took away his son Wisam, 19, after searching his […]

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For The First Time Since 1990, Palestinian Embassy Opens in Kuwait

Tuesday April 16, 2013 01:53 by Saed Bannoura – IMEMC & Agencies Palestinian President, Mahmoud Abbas, conducts his first visit to Kuwait for the first time since the Iraqi invasion of Kuwait in 1990, and officially participates in the official ceremony to open a new Palestinian embassy in the country. Abbas’s visit comes 22 years […]

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