Archive | May 8, 2013

Professor Stephen Hawking joins academic boycott of Israel in solidarity with Palestinians (Updated)

LIVE BLOG |  Continuously updated below the initial article By The Guardian at RawStory| Tuesday, May 7, 2013 21:55 EDT Professor Stephen Hawking is backing the academic boycott of Israel by pulling out of a conference hosted by Israeli president Shimon Peres in Jerusalem as a protest at Israel’s treatment of Palestinians. Hawking, 71, the […]

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PALESTINE NEWS | May 8, 2013

آخر الأخبار والتحديثات May 8, 2013 | 24170 Days Since Al-Nakba – Gaza is under siege for 2156 days For news of previous news days | Daily News Overviews Follow on Twitter for more live updates Continuous updates.. UN *protests* violation of Lebanese airspace http://www.middleeastmonitor.com/news/middle-east/5955-un-protests-violation-of-lebanese-airspace Israel violated Lebanon’s airspace and sovereignty 20,865 TIMES since 2006 […]

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Settlers use rocks and sharp tools to attack 50 and 65 year-old farmers in Beit Furik

7th May 2013 | International Solidarity Movement, Beit Furik, Occupied Palestine by ISM Nablus Fouzi, his bandages freshly changed for the day, holds a memento of the day he nearly was killed (photo: ISM) Two olive farmers from the village of Beit Furik, east of Nablus, are recovering from head wounds in a near-lethal attack […]

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OIC condemns fanatic settlers’ storming of the Aqsa

[ PIC 08/05/2013 – 09:33 PM ] JEDDAH, (PIC)– Secretary General of the Organization of Islamic Cooperation Ekmeleddin İhsanoğlu strongly condemned on Wednesday the Jewish settlers’ storming of the Aqsa mosque in occupied Jerusalem. İhsanoğlu charged Israel with pursuing a systematic policy of aggression against holy places in occupied Jerusalem. He held the Israeli government […]

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Palestinian gov’t: Israel’s transfer plan in the Negev unveils its ugly face

“Settling” constitutes a warcime according to international law and ICC statute. Even under US’ own military legislations’ Law resources below this article [ PIC 08/05/2013 – 09:32 PM ] GAZA, (PIC)– The Palestinian government said that Israel’s intent to transfer the Negev Palestinians from their homes reveals the ugly face of the occupation and its […]

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Bakirat: Israeli government officially starts dividing Al-Aqsa Mosque

[ PIC 08/05/2013 – 09:28 PM ] OCCUPIED JERUSALEM, RAMALLAH, NAZARETH, (PIC)– Najeh Bakirat, director of Al-Aqsa Mosque in Jerusalem, said the Israeli government has officially adopted the project to divide Al-Aqsa Mosque, and started discussing legislations to increase number of Jews who visit Al-Aqsa Mosque. The Hebrew radio revealed that the Knesset began on […]

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Health status of prisoner of Khedr Bisharat deteriorates

[ PIC 08/05/2013 – 08:58 PM ] GAZA, NABLUS, (PIC)– Wa’ed Society for prisoners and ex-prisoners confirmed in a statement the deterioration in health status of Palestinian patient prisoner Khader Bisharat from the town Tammoun in the northern West Bank district of Jenin . Wa’ed said: “The occupation authorities have not provided any treatment for […]

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Israeli occupation forces storm house of martyr Salah Darwaza and arrests his son

[ PIC 08/05/2013 – 08:47 PM ] NABLUS, (PIC)– Ahrar center for Prisoners’ studies and human rights condemned the arrest of the son of martyr Salah Darwaza, Ezzedine aged 19, from Nablus. Um Al-Noor, the martyr Salah Darwaza’s wife, told Ahrar center for Prisoners studies and human rights that a large number of Israeli occupation […]

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Resheq condemns the arrest of the Grand Mufti of Jerusalem

[ PIC 08/05/2013 – 08:24 PM ] BEIRUT, (PIC)– Ezzat Resheq, member of Hamas’s political bureau, condemned the arrest of the Grand Mufti of Jerusalem Sheikh Muhammad Hussein by the Israeli occupation. Israeli intelligence officers broke into the home of Sheikh Muhammad Hussein in the Jabal al-Mukabbir neighborhood of East Jerusalem on Wednesday morning and […]

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Occupation demolishes two houses in the Northern Jordan Valley

“Settling” constitutes a warcime according to international law and ICC statute. Even under US’ own military legislations’ Law resources below this article [ PIC 08/05/2013 – 08:19 PM ] JERICHO, (PIC)– The occupation authorities’ bulldozers demolished two Palestinian houses on Wednesday morning in al-Ouja area near Jericho, in the Northern Jordan Valley. Local sources said […]

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Dweik: settlement freeze has no basis on the ground

“Settling” constitutes a warcime according to international law and ICC statute. Even under US’ own military legislations’ Law resources below this article [ PIC 08/05/2013 – 06:26 PM ] OCCUPIED WB, (PIC)– Head of the Palestinian Legislative Council, Dr. Aziz Dweik, confirmed that Israeli settlement construction continued in the West Bank, saying that Israeli Prime […]

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Settlers storm evacuated settlement south of Jenin, attack citizens

[ PIC 08/05/2013 – 10:31 AM ] JENIN, (PIC)– A horde of Jewish settlers under military protection stormed on Tuesday evening the area of the evacuated Tarsala settlement south of Jenin city and harassed some Palestinian citizens. Local sources reported that more than 200 Jewish settlers aboard buses came to this area near Sannur village […]

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Israeli forces demolish 3 houses near Jericho

“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 | May 8, 2013   JERICHO (Ma’an) — Israeli forces demolished threes homes in the Jericho village of al-Auja on Wednesday, locals said. Witnesses told Ma’an that Israeli bulldozers, escorted […]

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Ofer court sentences Palestinian journalist Musab Shawer Al-Tamimi to five months

[ PIC 08/05/2013 – 09:48 AM ] AL-KHALIL, (PIC)– The Israeli Ofer court sentenced Palestinian journalist Musab Shawer Al-Tamimi on Tuesday to five months in jail along with a 2000 shekel fine. Tamimi, who works as a correspondent for a local radio station in Al-Khalil, was arrested by the Israeli occupation forces on 25/2/2013. Tamimi, […]

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Israeli occupation forces raid homes in Nablus, kidnap nine young men

[ PIC 08/05/2013 – 10:39 AM ] NABLUS, (PIC)– The Israeli occupation forces (IOF) kidnapped at dawn Wednesday nine Palestinians during violent raids on homes in Nablus city and its villages. Local sources told the Palestinian information center (PIC) that the IOF stormed different neighborhoods in Nablus city and kidnapped a young man named Ahmed […]

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