Tag Archives: Alquds

Occupation municipality approves building of Magharba gate bridge

[ 04/03/2011 – 09:28 PM ]   OCCUPIED JERUSALEM, (PIC)– The Israeli occupation municipality of Jerusalem gave its final approval for the re-building of the bridge to the Magharba gate in the wall surrounding the Aqsa Mosque and the Dome of the Rock. The Israeli army radio said on Thursday morning that the old bridge […]

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Jerusalem, Nablus roads blocked by Israeli settlers in protest against outpost removal – International Middle East Media Center

Tuesday March 01, 2011 03:35 by Saed Bannoura – IMEMC News Hundreds of Israeli settlers blocked the Nablus road in the northern West Bank, and dozens more tried to block a main road in Jerusalem on Monday, calling for the Israeli government to allow the expansion of a settlement colony located in the northern West […]

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Clashes Continue in Silwan

Friday February 25, 2011 17:22 by Ramona M. – IMEMC and Agencies Confrontations erupted on Thursday evening between Israeli forces and Palestinian residents of the East Jerusalem village of Silwan, Violence was concentrated in the Baten al-Hawa area, where Israeli soldiers have been occupying the roof of a Palestinian residence for over six months now. […]

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Palestinian Prisoners Club director Nasser Qaws arrested in morning raid

Thursday, 24 February, 2011 | 18:38 Jerusalem – Old City (SILWANIC) — Israeli police stormed the house of the Palestinian Prisoners Club director Nasser Qaws in Jerusalem’s Old City this morning, placing him under arrest. Qaws was assaulted by Israeli forces during clashes in Al-Wad Street of the Old City on 18 February, during which Israeli […]

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Official warns focus on Egypt puts Jerusalem at risk

Published Wednesday 16/02/2011 (updated) 17/02/2011 21:28       JERUSALEM (Ma’an) — With global political attention on Egypt, a Fatah spokesman warned Wednesday, “Israel has been increasing settlement activity in East Jerusalem,” and putting the future of the city at risk. Recent decisions by Israeli forces, including the announcement of three new settlement construction projects […]

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Gates of Jerusalem: A journey through 13 checkpoints

+972 Magazine | Wednesday, February 16 2011| Mairav Zonszein There are roughly 22 checkpoints in and around Jerusalem. They mostly run along the municipal boundaries of the city and in some places go deeper into the West Bank, along the route of the barrier. I went to visit and document 13 of them: 1. Walajeh Checkpoint. […]

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Fifteen Wounded in Friday East Jerusalem Clashes

05.02.11 – 13:01 Jerusalem – Maysa Abu Ghazala – PNN – Violent clashes erupted on Friday after midday prayers in the East Jerusalem neighborhood of Ras al-Amoud between local Palestinian youths and Israeli forces. Fifteen people suffered from tear gas inhalation and rubber bullet wounds and were treated by medical personnel. A Palestinian youth fires […]

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Israel restricts access to Al-Aqsa mosque – Emirates24|7

By AFP | Published Friday, February 04, 2011 Palestinian men pray during noon in a street in east Jerusalem, on Friday, February 4, 2011 (AP) Access to Al-Aqsa mosque compound was restricted on Friday in a bid prevent demonstrations in support of the Egyptian uprising after Muslim prayers, police said. “This Friday, we are forbidding […]

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Baten al-Hawa activist Zuhair Rajabi summoned for investigation

Sunday, 30 January, 2011 | 19:48 « Wadi Hilweh Information Center – Silwan, Jerusalem Silwan, Jerusalem (SILWANIC) — Baten al-Hawa activist Zuhair Rajabi was summoned by Israeli police today for investigation. Rajabi, 39, was arrested on 8 January on suspicion of assault a police officer during clashes that erupted day in Baten al-Hawa when an […]

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MEPs act against Israel’s decision to exile Palestinians from O. J’lem

[ 23/01/2011 – 10:40 AM ]   GAZA, (PIC)– Some members of the European parliaments urged the European commission to take action to ensure the right of two Palestinian lawmakers and one ex-minister to stay in their native city and end Israel’s decision to exile them. This came in a petition filed by European MPs […]

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FM Malki Condemns Land Rush in Jerusalem

Thursday January 20, 2011 15:27 by IMEMC News – 1 of International Middle East Media Center Editorial Group In an interview with Arab newspaper Asharq al-Awsat on Thursday Palestinian Authority Foreign Minister Riad Malki condemned the “land rush” and “Judaization” of Jerusalem, Malkim told the newspaper that, “The occupation’s land rush in Sheikh Jarrah in […]

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Five controversial Jewish neighborhoods in East Jerusalem

CSMonitor.com In 2000, then-President Bill Clinton suggested that one of the thorniest issues of the Israeli-Palestinian conflict – the division of Jerusalem to create two capitals for two states – should be decided along demographic lines. In other words, Jewish neighborhoods would be incorporated into Israel and Arab neighborhoods would become part of the future […]

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Jerusalem MPs: Israel imposing new political, demographic facts

[ 19/01/2011 – 10:23 AM ]   OCCUPIED JERUSALEM, (PIC)– The Jerusalem MPs and its former minister, who are threatened with banishment from the holy city, said that the Israeli occupation planned completion of the “Jerusalem envelope” aims at isolating more Arab suburbs and evicting more Arab residents. They said in a press release on Tuesday […]

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Shepherd Hotel destruction put on hold after appeals are made

[ 17/01/2011 – 11:12 AM ]   OCCUPIED JERUSALEM, (PIC)– Jerusalem’s Planning and Construction Committee has issued an injunction order temporarily freezing demolition and rebuilding works on the site of the Arab-owned Shepherd Hotel in Sheikh Jarrah, until the legitimacy of the permit to build there can be decided. The hotel compound was acquired by […]

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Palestinians slam Israeli Jewish site

PressTV – Mon Jan 17, 2011 4:9AM Palestinians have strongly condemned Israel’s opening of a new prayer site in the heart of the Muslim quarter of East al-Quds (Jerusalem). Israeli municipal officials recently ordered the removal of the scaffolding that used to support an archway beneath Palestinian homes. The clearance will make it possible for […]

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