Archive | August 19, 2014

Ya’alon Legalizes Unauthorized Israeli West Bank Outpost

Islam Times – The Zionist Defense Minister Moshe Ya’alon is set to give legal status to an unauthorized Jewish settlement outpost in the occupied West Bank in return for the evacuation of another that was established in July, the Zionist daily Haaretz reported Sunday. Islam Times | Aug 19, 2014 According to the newspaper, the […]

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No Rockets in the West Bank but: Israel destroys three more homes in Hebron – Photos & Video

19th August 2014 | International Solidarity Movement, Khalil team | Hebron, Occupied Palestine Yesterday, the Israeli army demolished the homes of three Palestinian families in al-Khalil (Hebron). At around 11pm on August 17th, a large Israeli military presence began to accumulate in the area of Daersat Alser where the homes of Abu Eisha and Marwan […]

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#GazaUnderAttack | Gaza truce extended for 24 hours (updated)

Ma’an news Agency | Aug 18, 2014 (updated) 19/08/2014 09:25 CAIRO (AFP) — Israeli and Palestinian negotiators agreed on Monday to extend a temporary ceasefire in Gaza by 24 hours to conduct more talks on a long-term truce, a senior Palestinian official said. The current five-day ceasefire was set to expire at midnight local time. […]

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Palestinian lawmaker sentenced to 20 months in jail

Ma’an news Agency | Aug 18, 2014 at 23:38 JERUSALEM (Ma’an) — An Israeli military court in Ofer prison on Monday sentenced Palestinian lawmaker from Jerusalem Ahmad Attoun to 20 months in prison. Attoun’s family said he was arrested from his Ramallah home in February 2012, and was put under administrative detention. He was sentenced […]

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#GazaUnderAttack | One third of Gaza city not fit to live in

[ PIC 19/08/2014 – 06:53 AM ] GAZA, (PIC)– One third of the overall area of Gaza City has become uninhabitable due to the unprecedented damage wrought by the Israeli occupation, particularly in the eastern suburbs, Gaza mayor Nizar Hijazi said. “The Israeli occupation has deliberately targeted water pumps and sewage plants so as to […]

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#GazaUnderAttack | Hasaina: Gaza is a disaster area and needs reconstruction

[ PIC 18/08/2014 – 03:09 PM ] Mufid Hasaina GAZA, (PIC)– Palestinian minister of public works and housing Mufid Hasaina said that the Gaza Strip has become a disaster area in every sense of the word and needs concerted efforts to reconstruct its infrastructure and help its population recover from their ordeals. Hasaina made his […]

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#GazaUnderAttack | Hamas hails EU ban on Israeli settlement products

[ PIC 18/08/2014 – 02:36 PM ] GAZA, (PIC)– Hamas Movement’s spokesman Fawzi Barhoum hailed on Monday the European Union’s decision to boycott Israeli settlement products. Barhoum called for more tough restrictions and punitive measures against Israel for committing war crimes in Gaza. The EU decided on Sunday to boycott Israeli poultry and dairy products […]

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#GazaUnderAttack | Malaysian Minister leads boycott of @HSBC Bank to support Gaza

[ PIC 18/08/2014 – 02:02 PM ] LONDON, (PIC)– Ismail Sabri Yaakob, Malaysian Minister of Agriculture and Agro-based Industry, announced his solidarity with the Gaza Strip through the decision to boycott the British bank HSBC in response to the bank’s closure of pro-Palestinian activists’ accounts. The minister said that he decided to cancel his credit […]

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Megiddo prisoners appeal to Red Cross (@ICRC) to solve their clothing problem

[ PIC 17/08/2014 – 03:18 PM ] NABLUS, (PIC)– Prisoners in Megiddo jail appealed to the Red Cross to urgently provide them with clothing or pressure their jailers to allow their families to send them clothes. The prisoners explained, in a letter published on Sunday by Al-Ahrar center for human rights, that they are not […]

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IOF kidnaps 17 Palestinians from different West Bank areas

[ PIC 18/08/2014 – 02:13 PM ] AL-KHALIL, (PIC)– The Israeli occupation forces (IOF) on Monday morning stormed different West Bank areas and kidnapped 17 Palestinians from their homes Local sources reported that the IOF at dawn patrolled areas in the towns of Sa’ir, Sheiyukh, Samu’a and Yatta to the north and south of Al-Khalil. […]

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