Tag Archives: POTUS

Palestinian activists pitch protest tents in E1 amid Obama visit

Palestinians set up protest tents on the outskirts of al-Quds (Jerusalem), March 20, 2013. PressTV | Thu Mar 21, 2013 8:33AM E1 is a sensitive zone between East al-Quds and the West Bank and its expansion has been on Israel’s agenda since the 1990s. Amid US President Barack Obama’s visit to Israel, Palestinian activists have […]

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Obama Comes to Bless Israel’s Government of Settlers ~ by Jonathan Cook

Dissident Voice | Jonathan Cook | March 20th, 2013 Those who hoped that Barack Obama would be arriving in Israel to bang Israeli and Palestinian heads together, after four years of impasse in the peace process, will be sorely disappointed. The US president’s trip beginning today may be historic – the first of his presidency […]

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Palestinian popular rejection of Obama’s visit

[ PIC 20/03/2013 – 09:21 PM ] RAMALLAH, (PIC)– A number of Palestinian activists and politicians expressed their rejection of the visit ​​by U.S. President Barack Obama to the Palestinian territories on Thursday. Several popular marches were launched in a number of Palestinian towns and villages to denounce the visit, while popular groups stated that […]

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Obama: US-Israel alliance ‘eternal, forever’

Maan News Agency | March 20, 2013 TEL AVIV, Israel (Ma’an) — US President Barack Obama said at the start of his first official visit to Israel on Wednesday that US commitment to its security was rock solid. “I see this visit as an opportunity to reaffirm the unbreakable bond between our nations, to restate […]

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VIDEO | As Obama lands : Palestinians erect new Bab al Shams neighbourhood

“Settling” by Israel constitutes a WARCRIME according to International Law and the ICC statute. Even under US’ own military legislation’ it is forbidden. A Reminder to all that the Universal Declaration of Human Rights Article 13:1 states:  “Everyone has the right to freedom of movement and residence within the borders of each state” Law resources […]

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Meshaal: The Arab Spring is in favor of the resistance

[ PIC 20/03/2013 – 09:47 PM ] BEIRUT, (PIC)– Khaled Meshaal, head of Hamas’s political bureau, renewed his movement’s adherence to the entire Palestinian land, and stressed that all Palestine is an Arab Islamic land. Meshaal said that Palestine is the homeland and a legitimate right for the Palestinian people, stressing that Palestinians will never […]

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Setters and IOF soldiers quell anti-Obama demo in Al-Khalil, bulldoze land in Jenin

[ PIC 20/03/2013 – 09:39 PM ] AL-KHALIL, (PIC)– Israeli occupation forces (IOF) quelled a Palestinian demonstration in Al-Khalil city on Wednesday protesting US president Barack Obama’s visit. Eyewitnesses told the PIC that Jewish settlers joined the soldiers in quelling and dispersing the demonstrators in Shuhada street. They said that the soldiers arrested three Palestinians […]

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Obama pledges unwavering commitment to Israeli security

QudsMedia | March 20, 2013 Quds Media Center – ALARABIYA WITH AGENCIES U.S. President Barack Obama said at the start of his first official visit to Israel on Wednesday that U.S. commitment to the security of the Jewish state was rock solid. “I see this visit as an opportunity to reaffirm the unbreakable bond between […]

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Database of more than 60 racist Israeli laws against Arabs

[ PIC 20/03/2013 – 08:51 PM ] NAZARETH, (PIC)– The Israeli occupation issued since 1948 more than 60 racist laws against Palestinian citizens in the occupied territories of 1948 in all spheres of life, including education, state services, and civil and political rights. The Legal Center for Arab Minority Rights in Israel, Adalah, confirmed in […]

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Palestinians protest Obama’s visit to Israel

Palestinian protesters hold up a national flag and a placard denouncing US support to Israel during a demonstration against US President Barack Obama’s visit to the region on 20 March 2013 in the West Bank city of Jenin. (Photo: AFP – Saif Dahlah) Al Akhbar English |  March 20, 2013 In his first visit to […]

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Removal of map of historical Palestine ahead of Obama visit severely criticized

MEMO | March 20, 2013   On Wednesday, the municipality of Bethlehem removed a stone monument to Palestine’s historic map situated at the entrance to the city ahead of US president Barak Obama’s visit.Criticizing the move, the spokesman for the Palestinian government in Gaza, Ther al-Nono said: “The removal of the stone monument to Palestine’s […]

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Obama limo malfunctions shortly before arrival (It’s a sign! #ObamaOut!)

Maan News Agency | March 20, 2013   TEL AVIV, Israel (Ma’an) – Shortly before US President Barack Obama arrived in Israel Wednesday, one of the limos malfunctioned at Israel’s Ben Gurion International Airport, reports said. To avoid any changes to Obama’s very busy schedule, American and Israeli officials exerted huge efforts to quickly bring […]

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Issawi’s mother to Obama: Save my son’s life

#FreeSamer | Global action to save the life of Hunger striker Samer Issawi Layla Issawi holds a picture of her son, Samer, alongside European politicians of the Council for European Palestinian Relations (L to R) Niccolo Rinaldi from Italy, Jim Hume and Sandra White from Scotland, on 2 March 2013. (Photo: AFP – Ahmad Gharabli) […]

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#Potus2Palestine | Mustafa Barghouti: Palestinians are unenthusiastic about passive US President Obama‘s visit

19 March 2013 | IOA Mustafa Barghouthi at an Obama-visit press conference – 19 March 2013 (Image: Lazar Simenov) By Palestine Monitor – 19 March 2013 http://palestinemonitor.org/details.php?id=3si3dla3192ystwsc0iee At a press conference held today at the Palestinian Medical Relief Society in Al-Bireh, secretary general of the Palestinian National Initiative Dr Mustafa Barghouti stated two factors about […]

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#Potus2Palestine | Palestinians Protest Obama’s Visit

The Daily Beast | by Anna Lekas Miller | Mar 19, 2013 President Barack Obama doesn’t arrive in Ramallah until Thursday, but Palestinians are already taking to the streets to demonstrate against his visit. Today’s protest was organized by a group known as Palestinians for Dignity. It was meant to reject Obama’s visit to the […]

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