Archive | May 2, 2013

UNIFIL demands Israeli army to withdraw from border village

Middle East Monitor | May 2, 2013 The UN Interim Force in Lebanon (UNIFIL) has demanded that the Israeli army withdraw its troops from the northern part of Ghajar village in a sensitive border area. Israeli troops were apparently carrying out engineering operations in the village, which extends over both sides of the Lebanon-Israel border […]

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Prisoners’ relatives reject PA decision to stop paying Israeli fines

Maan News Agency | May 2, 2013 BETHLEHEM (Ma’an) — Relatives of prisoners on Thursday criticized a Palestinian Authority decision to stop paying fines imposed by Israeli courts. The PA Ministry of Prisoner Affairs recently announced it would stop paying fines issued by Israeli courts on June 1, to stop Israel benefiting from Palestinian public […]

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Arab Sell-Out 2.0 | Abu Marzouk: Land swap brings in more waivers

[ PIC 02/05/2013 – 09:01 PM ] CAIRO, RAMALLAH, (PIC)– Dr. Mousa Abu Marzouk, member of the Hamas political bureau, has strongly slammed the waivers made by the Arab ministerial delegation to the United States regarding an initiative of land swap. Abu Marzouk said on Wednesday in a statement posted on his Facebook page that […]

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Journal: Revisiting Ni’lin after four years ~ by @IsmPalestine

2nd May 2013 | International Solidarity Movement, Ni’lin, Occupied Palestine By Team Nablus It’s been four years since I had visited and lived in Ni’lin and the decision to visit on Friday filled me simultaneously with excitement and longing but also dread. Four years ago I had supported the non violent resistance in Ni’lin as […]

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Prisoner Abu Armila on hunger strike to protest his administrative detention

[ PIC 02/05/2013 – 09:25 PM ] JENIN, SALFIT, (PIC)– Captive Mohammed Hassan Abu Armila, 42 from the Jenin refugee camp, announced entering an open-ended hunger strike to protest the continuation of his administrative detention. Captive Abu Armila’s wife confirmed to PIC’s correspondent that her husband has started to refuse food on Wednesday. She said […]

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Israeli occupation forces storm towns in the West Bank and arrests 9 citizens

[ PIC 02/05/2013 – 09:16 PM ] WEST BANK, (PIC)– Israeli occupation forces (IOF) stormed the villages of Haris and Kifl Haris near the city of Salfit, in the northern West Bank, at dawn Thursday and arrested 7 Palestinian young men. Local sources said that Israeli occupation soldiers in large numbers raided Haris village and […]

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Arab Sell-Out 2.0 | Badran: PA offers waivers to the occupation under Arab cover

[ PIC 02/05/2013 – 09:31 PM ] DOHA, (PIC)– Hamas leader Husam Badran said that the occupation is in trouble, especially after the victory achieved by the resistance in the Shale Stones war in the Gaza Strip. The liberated prisoner and deportee to Qatar Badran said in remarks to Quds Press on Thursday that the […]

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Israeli occupation offers to deport prisoner Jamal Nouri outside the country

[ PIC 02/05/2013 – 09:07 PM ] GAZA, (PIC)– Captive Jamal Nouri appeared on Tuesday morning before Israeli military court in Eishel prison in Bir Sheva, where the judge offered to deport him outside the country. Nouri’s wife told PIC’s reporter that the court offered to deport her husband for two years outside the occupied […]

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1267 Palestinian martyrs since the outbreak of the Syrian revolution

Overview | The Genocide on Palestinian Refugees in Syria [ PIC 02/05/2013 – 08:45 PM ] DAMASCUS, (PIC)– The Working Group for Palestinian Refugees in Syria confirmed that nearly 1267 Palestinian refugees were martyred in Syria while tens of thousands were displaced since the outbreak of the Syrian revolution. The Working Group called on UNRWA […]

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127 Palestinians were prevented from traveling during April

[ PIC 02/05/2013 – 06:41 PM ] RAMALLAH, (PIC)– The Israeli Occupation Authorities (IOA) prevented during April 2013 nearly 127 Palestinians from traveling through al-Karama border crossing, the only exit for Palestinians in the West Bank to the outside world. Quds Press quoted Palestinian official sources as saying that the IOA has prevented during the […]

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Hizb al-Tahrir: PA surrenders our members to the occupation

[ PIC 02/05/2013 – 06:33 PM ] RAMALLAH, (PIC)– Hizb al-Tahrir accused, during a press conference in Ramallah yesterday, the PA security services of torturing the party’s members and handing them over to the occupation authorities. The party’s Media Office confirmed that it will increase its activities throughout the West Bank regardless the PA restrictions. […]

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Jerusalem mosque to be partially demolished, Israeli court rules

Israeli border policemen stand guard as a Palestinian performs Friday prayer on a street in the east Jerusalem neighborhood of Ras al-Amud on 5 April 2013. (Photo: AFP – Ahmad Gharabli) Al Akhbar English | Thursday, May 2, 2013 An Israeli court has rejected an appeal to stop the partial demolition of a mosque in […]

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OIC report says end of blockade on Gaza more important than aid

Middle East Monitor | May 2, 2013 The Organisation of Islamic Cooperation (OIC) has stressed that humanitarian solidarity with the people of Gaza and lifting the Israeli blockade imposed on them since 2006 is much more important than the aid provided by supporters. The second largest international organisation after the UN said in a monthly […]

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European aid convoy lands in Gaza

[ PIC 02/05/2013 – 11:22 AM ] GAZA, (PIC)– A European aid convoy arrived in the Gaza Strip on Wednesday evening carrying with it medical supplies and medicines. Palestinian sources said that the convoy, grouping 30 activists from a number of European countries, entered the coastal enclave via the Rafah border crossing. They said that […]

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Doctors discover two bullets in body of Palestinian prisoner

[ PIC 02/05/2013 – 10:55 AM ] AL-KHALIL, (PIC)– The Palestinian prisoner’s society in Al-Khalil said in a statement on Thursday that doctors discovered two bullets in the pelvis of Palestinian prisoner Mohammed Awad. It said in a statement that Awad could be paralyzed if not properly treated, adding that he was hit with the […]

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