Tag Archives: permanent

Hamas calls for permanent presence in the Aqsa Mosque

[ PIC 05/09/2013 – 11:39 AM ] GAZA, (PIC)– Hamas movement condemned in a statement on Wednesday night the repeated Israeli calls for storming and dividing the Aqsa Mosque and the practical steps taken in this regard. Hamas said in a press release that it strongly condemns the “brutal attack” on Palestinians who marched to […]

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Israeli human rights lawyer: Levy Report shows occupation is not temporary

+972 Magazine | July 23, 2012 The recent government-sanctioned Levy Report on settlement outposts unmasks the comfortable lie that Israeli government lawyers have told the courts and the rest of the world for decades, namely that Israel’s presence in the West Bank is temporary and measures designating Palestinian land and natural resources for Israeli use […]

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Russia concerned over legalization of Israeli settlement outposts

An illegal Israeli settlement in the occupied West Bank (file photo) PressTV | Thu Apr 26, 2012 10:2AM GMT Russia has expressed concern over a recent Israeli decision to legalize three settlement outposts in the occupied West Bank. Russian Foreign Ministry issued a statement on Thursday, saying Moscow is “treating this information with serious concern.” […]

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New settlement outpost in Ramallah

[ PIC 19/04/2012 – 10:04 AM ] RAMALLAH, (PIC)– A new settlement outpost was established to the north east of Ramallah comprising 20 buildings so far, the Hebrew daily Ha’aretz said on Thursday. It said that the outpost was called Mitzpeh Cramim and that half of the buildings are mobile caravans. The paper said that […]

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UK’s Hague ‘disappointed’ to slam Israel

PressTV Fri Apr 6, 2012 10:14AM GMT The British Foreign Secretary William Hague has said he is “disappointed” about his condemning the expansion of the Israeli regime’s illegal settlements in the occupied Palestinian territories. “I am disappointed to release a statement on renewed Israeli settlement activity. As the Occupying Power of the Palestinian Territories, the […]

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Settlers ‘plant trees on privately-owned land’ near Bethlehem

Maan News Agency | April 4, 2012 BETHLEHEM (Ma’an) — Israeli settlers have planted trees on privately-owned Palestinian land near Bethlehem, a local official said Tuesday. Popular committee spokesman Ahmad Salah told Ma’an that a group of settlers planted tree saplings on 2,000 square meters of land in the Ein al-Qassis area of al-Khader. The […]

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Jewish Settlers Plan Takeover of Palestinian Houses, says Peace Bloc

(WAFA)  Date : 20/3/2012 Time : 18:38 JERUSALEM, March 20, 2012– Jewish settlers are planning to take over more Palestinian homes in the East Jerusalem neighborhoods of Beit Hanina and Sheikh Jarrah, the Israeli peace bloc, Gush Shalom, said Tuesday. It said the settlers’ plans were explicitly proclaimed by their leader Aryeh King in an […]

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Israel Accepts Appeal Against New Settlement Plan In Hebron

Sunday March 04, 2012 01:08 by Saed Bannoura – IMEMC & Agencies The Israeli Higher Planning Council, running under the Military leadership in the occupied West Bank, accepted an appeal against a construction plan for a new Israeli settlement, south of the southern West Bank city of Hebron, the Arabs48 news website reported. File – […]

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UN expresses concern that Israel is ignoring calls to halt settlements

MEMO FEB 27 2012   A UN committee on Palestinians affairs in the occupied territories has expressed its concern that the Israeli government is continuing to ignore international calls to halt its illegal settlement practices. The Israeli government has approved 500 new housing units in the north of the occupied West Bank. In a statement […]

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CAMPAIGN | Call from Gaza: Open Rafah Crossing Permanently

Palestine Chronicle | By Rafah Crossing Campaign | Aug 8, 2011 Today, a call demanding the re-opening of the Rafah Crossing between Egypt and Palestine has come from Gaza. It is propelled by support from Egypt and has been endorsed by dozens of organizations, citizens’ groups, associations and coalitions in many countries, as well as […]

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Gaza children stage sit-in at Rafah crossing demanding its permanent opening

[ 22/06/2011 – 09:41 AM ] RAFAH, (PIC)– Dozens of Palestinian children hoisting Egyptian and national flags rallied in front of the Rafah border crossing on Tuesday demanding its permanent opening. They carried placards asking the Egyptian ruling military council and foreign ministry to live up to promises and open the terminal without further delay. […]

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Netanyahu re-confirms Jerusalem as permanent Israeli capital

[ 30/05/2011 – 11:25 AM ] NAZARETH, (PIC)– Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu emphasized his country’s commitment to develop Jerusalem employing several Judaization projects. The announcement comes a few days after Netanyahu gave a speech that drew heavy support by US Congress where he declared Jerusalem the eternal capital for the “Jewish state”. He said […]

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Egypt opens Gaza border permanently

  PressTV –  Sat May 28, 2011 9:16AM Egypt has reopened its Rafah border with the Israeli-blockaded Gaza Strip, allowing people to cross freely for the first time in four years following the downfall of ex-President Hosni Mubarak. Egypt opened the border crossing where many Palestinians gathered on Saturday in eager anticipation of the move […]

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Gideon Levy: It’s called ethnic cleansing

12 May 2011 |  Israeli Occupation Archive While we are still desperately concealing, denying and repressing our major ethnic cleansing of 1948 – over 600,000 refugees, some who fled for fear of the Israel Defense Forces and its predecessors, some who were expelled by force – it turns out that 1948 never ended, that its […]

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‘Demolition of Palestinian homes in West Bank’s Area C tripled in 2010′

26 January 2011- — Israeli Occupation Archive By Amira Hass, Haaretz – 26 Jan 2011 http://www.haaretz.com/news/diplomacy-defense/demolition-of-palestinian-homes-in-west-bank-s-area-c-tripled-in-2010-1.339216 A B’Tselem report reveals that as a result, 472 Palestinians, including 223 minors, lost their homes last year, up from 217 – including 60 minors – in 2009. The number of Palestinian residences demolished by Israel’s Civil Administration in […]

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