Archive | April 23, 2013

PALESTINE NEWS | April 23, 2013

آخر الأخبار والتحديثات April 23, 2013 | 24155 Days Since Al-Nakba – Gaza is under siege for 2141 days For news of previous news days | Daily News Overviews Follow on Twitter for more live updates Continuous updates.. Visit of Jordanian MP to Israel condemned nationwide http://bit.ly/Y3t1ea Jordan: Ex-prisoner released in Shalit deal found dead […]

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Fifteen detainees from Qaryut to attend trial on the first of May

23rd April 2013 | International Solidarity Movement, Qaryut, Occupied Palestine By Team Nablus Over the past 5 months 15 people from Qaryut, mainly youngsters, have been arrested by Israeli soldiers. The charges include `attending illegal demonstrations` and being in `closed military zones`. All detainees will face trial on the first of May. Among them are […]

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Haneyya: Erdogan’s visit signals the end of American hegemony

[ PIC 23/04/2013 – 09:42 PM ] GAZA, (PIC)– Gaza premier Ismail Haneyya said that the scheduled visit of Turkish premier Recep Tayyip Erdogan to Gaza had signaled the end of US hegemony in the region. Haneyya welcomed and appreciated, in a terse statement in Doha on Tuesday, Erdogan’s visit to Gaza. He said that […]

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Bardawil: Resistance factions take Israeli threats seriously

[ PIC 23/04/2013 – 09:40 PM ] GAZA, (PIC)– Dr. Salah Al-Bardawil, a Hamas leader, has said that Palestinian resistance factions were taking Israeli threats to invade Gaza seriously. Bardawil was quoted by Rai news agency on Tuesday as saying that the resistance factions are working day and night to confront any such military adventure. […]

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Israeli occupation forces destroy Palestinian agricultural facilities in the Jordan Valley

Note from occpal: Israel destroyed over 2,5 Million trees Since 1967 only (Report Page 31) while last summer, it was boasting about it’s ‘agricultural development at the Floriade 2012 World Expo (More about that here) [ PIC 23/04/2013 – 09:33 PM ] JORDAN VALLEY, (PIC)– Israeli Occupation Forces have demolished on Tuesday Palestinian agricultural facilities […]

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Abu Zuhri: US pressures Fatah to freeze reconciliation

[ PIC 23/04/2013 – 09:22 PM ] GAZA, (PIC)– Hamas confirmed its commitment to the reconciliation agreement’s terms, calling on Fatah not to submit to the American pressures and to implement the reconciliation agreements. The spokesman for the movement, Sami Abu Zahri, denied talks about Turkish mediation in reconciliation file, stressing the movement’s adherence to […]

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Netanyahu’s government steps up Judaization schemes in al-Aqsa mosque

[ PIC 23/04/2013 – 09:29 PM ] OCCUPIED JERUSALEM, (PIC)– Al-Aqsa Foundation for Endowment and Heritage warned against Natanyahu’s approval of Sharansky’s plan in al-Buraq wall, considering it a real threat to all al-Buraq area and al-Aqsa mosque. The Foundation called on the Islamic nation to intervene immediately to confront such plans that represent a […]

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Israeli occupation authority besieges Jerusalemites in 8% of the city area

[ PIC 23/04/2013 – 09:13 PM ] OCCUPIED JERUSALEM, (PIC)– Two human rights organizations in 1948-occupied territories accused the Israeli Occupation Authorities (IOA) of besieging Palestinians in occupied Jerusalem in 7.8 % of the city’s area. Citizen’s Rights and Bimkom Israeli organization have appealed against the Israeli “structural map, Jerusalem 2000” as an illegal map, […]

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Israeli occupation installs security cameras in mosques and monasteries

[ PIC 23/04/2013 – 09:05 PM ] OCCUPIED JERUSALEM, (PIC)– The Israeli Interior Ministry decided to equip mosques and monasteries with security cameras under the pretext of preventing settlers’ vandalism and to control any “suspicious” Islamic or Christian activities. Security cameras will be installed in mosques and monasteries over the next few months. The cost […]

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Al-Taj: Israel released me after being certain of my death

[ PIC 23/04/2013 – 08:52 PM ] RAMALLAH, (PIC)– The liberated prisoner Mohamed al-Taj stated that his release from Israeli jails came after his serious health deterioration, where the Israeli occupation authorities (IOA) were sure that he may die at any moment. During an exclusive interview with PIC reporter at the medical complex in Ramallah […]

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Activists continue to target the infrastructure of the Israeli occupation of the West Bank

23rd April 2013 | International Solidarity Movement, Bethlehem , Occupied Palestine By Team Khalil Palestinians and International activists held a brief demonstration outside the gates of an Israeli military base near Herodium mountain, east of Bethlehem. The activists stood outside the gates with Palestinian flags and shouted to the soldiers inside that the base was […]

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Iran: US-Israel arms deal to destabilize region

Maan News Agency | April 23, 2013 TEHRAN (AFP) – Iran criticized on Tuesday a US deal to sell advanced missiles and aircraft to Israel, saying the move will only destabilize the region. “This kind of aid will only lead to instability and insecurity in the region,” foreign ministry spokesman Ramin Mehmanparast told reporters at […]

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Israeli soldiers and Border Police destroy 200 young olive trees in Palestinian village of Susya

Note from occpal: Israel destroyed over 2,5 Million trees Since 1967 only (Report Page 31) while last summer, it was boasting about it’s ‘agricultural development at the Floriade 2012 World Expo (More about that here) 23th April 2013 | Christian Peacemaker Team, South Hebron Hills, Occupied Palestine | ISM Palestine Israeli soldiers and border police […]

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Israeli jailers conclude written agreement with Issawi ending his hunger strike

[ PIC 23/04/2013 – 01:34 PM ] OCCUPIED JERUSALEM, (PIC)– The will of Palestinian prisoner Samer Issawi triumphed over the injustice of the jailers on early Tuesday and culminated in an Israeli court verdict to release him after eight months as part of a deal with the Israeli prosecutor. The Palestinian prisoner society stated that […]

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UK-based G4S quits operations in occupied West Bank amid protests

A campaign group called ‘Stop G4S’ has pledged to continue their protest against the UK-based security services company over its involvement in apartheid Israel. PRESSTV | April 23, 2013 The pledge came after Britain’s G4S plc unveiled plans to cancel key contracts in the Occupied Palestinian Territories amid protests against its involvement in illegal settlements, […]

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