250 Palestinian minors locked up behind Israeli bars

[ PIC 01/09/2014 – 06:46 AM ] AL-KHALIL, (PIC)– At least 250 Palestinian children, below the age of 18, are incarcerated in Israeli jails and have been subjected to acts of violence that stand in sharp in contrast with all international children rights conventions, the Palestinian Ministry of Prisoners and ex-Prisoners Affairs said in a […]

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Haneyya: Egypt should urge Israel to abide by ceasefire agreement

[ PIC 01/09/2014 – 06:52 AM ] GAZA, (PIC)– Ismail Haneyya, Deputy Head of Hamas political bureau, urged the Egyptian intelligence to pressure the Israeli occupation to observe the terms of the ceasefire agreement brokered by Egypt a few days ago. Haneyya drew attention, in a telephone call with the Egyptian intelligence, to Egypt’s need […]

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Humanitarian campaign in Istanbul to collect one billion dollars for Gaza

The int’l public foundation to aid Gaza held its first meeting in Istanbul   [ PIC 01/09/2014 – 06:54 AM ] ISTANBUL, (PIC)– The international public foundation to aid Gaza on Saturday evening held its first two-day meeting in the Turkish city of Istanbul with the participation of about 100 relief and charitable groups from […]

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Tension running high in Occupied Jerusalem as health status of Palestinian child (shot in head) worsens

[ PIC 01/09/2014 – 08:09 AM ] OCCUPIED JERUSALEM, (PIC)– A state of swelling tension has flared up on the peripheries of Jerusalem’s Old City, particularly across Wadi al-Jouz neighborhood, following the exacerbation of the health status of Palestinian 16-year-old child, Abdul Majid Sunkqrat, shot in the head by the Israeli police on Sunday evening. […]

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Qatari Emir: Qatari reconstruction efforts to kick off in Gaza

[ PIC 01/09/2014 – 08:52 AM ] GAZA,(PIC)– Qatar’s Emir Sheikh Tamim Bin Hamad confirmed Sunday during a phone conversation with deputy chief of Hamas political bureau Ismail Haneyya that his country has already started preparations for the reconstruction of Gaza. He assured Haneyya that Qatar is simply undertaking its humanitarian responsibility towards Gaza which […]

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Israeli fire on Rafah raises war crimes claim – Video

    Published on Aug 31, 2014 Palestinian human rights groups are trying to initiate an international investigation into the treatment of Palestinian civilians by the Israeli military during the Gaza war that could amount to war crimes. On August the first, and only two hours into a 72-hour humanitarian ceasefire, Israel sealed off Gaza’s […]

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Israeli NGO says scope of new land grab unprecedented since 1980s – Video

    Published on Aug 31, 2014 Palestinians slam the Israeli army’s announcement of new land grabs in the occupied West Bank, calling for international action against Tel Aviv.     THE LEGAL RIGHT OF RESISTANCE Is Resisting Genocide a Human Right? 81 Notre Dame Law Review1275 (2006). Conducting an in-depth study of the genocide […]

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Israel seizes PA tax revenues, official says

Ma’an News Agency | (updated) 01/09/2014 12:17 NABLUS (Ma’an) — Israel has seized some 200 million shekels ($55 million) from monthly tax revenues it collects on behalf of the Palestinian Authority, a senior Palestinian official told Ma’an on Monday. The official, who spoke on the condition of anonymity, said Israel took a cut of 90 […]

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Israeli forces detain 7 Palestinians in Nablus refugee camp

Ma’an News Agency | (updated) 01/09/2014 11:03 NABLUS (Ma’an) — Israeli forces raided the al-Fara refugee camp in Nablus overnight and detained seven Palestinians, locals said. Witnesses told Ma’an that 15 military jeeps and armored personnel carriers raided the camp from several directions and broke into dozens of houses. The home of a senior official […]

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#GazaUnderAttack | Israel keeping Gaza siege despite deal: Official

MEMO | Sunday, 31 August 2014 13:32   Israel has not begun to implement a lift on a years-long siege on the Gaza Strip, a senior Palestinian border official saidSunday, despite a recent cease-fire agreement that entailed opening all border crossings between Israel and the embattled enclave.“Commercial activity at Kerem Shalom crossing remains the same […]

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Lawyer: 2 minors being held in Israeli prison beaten with rifles

Ma’an News Agency | (updated) 31/08/2014 20:22 HEBRON (Ma’an) — Two Palestinian youths being held in Israel’s Etzion detention center south of Bethlehem have been beaten by Israeli officers, a lawyer from the Palestinian Prisoner’s Society said Sunday. Jacklin Fararja recently visited Badri Abu Zalata, 14, and Kazhim al-Najjar, 16, and said they told her […]

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“Truce Negotiations”? Netanyahu warns of reoccupation of Gaza again – Video

Published on Aug 31, 2014 Less than a week after Tel Aviv’s 50-day war on the Gaza Strip came to an end, the Israeli prime minister is once again warning about the occupation of the besieged region. Benjamin Netanyahu has defended Tel Aviv’s devastating war on Gaza, adding that toppling Hamas still tops the agenda. […]

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Tel Aviv to expropriate 400 hectares of Palestinian land in West Bank – VIDEO

      Published on Aug 31, 2014 The military says 400 hectares of land at the settlement of Gevaot in the southern city of Bethlehem are declared as Israeli land. The settlement’s council has welcomed the plan, expressing hope that it will pave the way for the expansion of the Gevaot settlement and for […]

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