bts light stick ver 4bts light stick ver 3bts dollsbt21 plushiesbts hoodiebts jacketbt21 hoodiebts shirtbt21 shirtbts

Israel arrests 14 Palestinians in Gaza, West Bank

Israeli army forces rounded up 14 Palestinians in the West Bank and Gaza Strip, according to the military on Sunday. In a statement, the army said Israeli forces arrested nine people in the West Bank for “suspected involvement in popular terrorist activities”, but without elaborating on the nature of these activities. Local residents said five people were arrested in Israeli …

Read More »

Israel building new overground fence around Gaza Strip

The Israeli Defence Ministry on Sunday announced it has begun building the overground part of barrier around the blockaded Gaza Strip. The Defence Ministry, in a statement said, the construction started on Thursday. “The barrier will be 65 kilometers long and will be six-meter-high, along the border from Kerem Shalom in the south and will be connected to the new …

Read More »

Midnight Horror in Gaza

By Rana Shubair … “Mom, do they bomb residential buildings?, asked one of my daughters in fear. And my response again came in the form of a lie: “No, habibti. They don’t. Don’t be scared.” I stroked her cheek to reassure her. As a parent, what can I do? I wasn’t sure if there would be other buildings whose residents …

Read More »

VIDEO: Why did Hamas Refuse Aid Money from Qatar

Scholar Imad Al-Soos discusses the massive changes in the relationship between the Israeli government and Hamas in Gaza, over past months, and how Hamas’ new policies affect the lives of the Palestinians in the Gaza Strip. Dr. Imad Alsoos wrote his PhD at the Free University of Berlin. He’s a scholar of the Hamas party and of Palestinian nationalism.

Read More »

Egypt to increase trade with Gaza

The Egyptian authorities have pledged to increase commercial trade with Gaza and keep Rafah crossing open, regardless of an absence of Palestinian Authority (PA) staff, Hamas sources told MEMO today. The sources said that Egypt would develop the work of Rafah crossing on both the Egyptian and Gazan side, pledging to increase trade to fulfill the economic needs of the …

Read More »

Spain company rejects Israel tender for Jerusalem railway

A Spanish company announced yesterday that it had rejected an Israeli tender to build part of the Jerusalem railway, which will cut deep into occupied territory. Construcciones y Auxiliar de Ferrocarriles (CAF or Construction and Other Railway Services) announced that it “refuses to build a section of the railway in Jerusalem because [it] included Palestinian land that will be confiscated, …

Read More »

Medical crisis in Gaza is ‘grotesque’ warn European health professionals

A group of eminent medical and health professionals has drawn attention to the devastating situation in the hospitals across the Gaza Strip. In a letter to the British Medical Journal, Derek A Summerfield et al referred to the fact that last August they published a rapid response at bmj.com to publicise “the cumulatively devastating effects upon Gaza’s health system of …

Read More »

Jerusalem Archbishop: ‘Everything Palestinian is targeted by Israel’s occupation’

The Palestinian Archbishop of Jerusalem’s Greek Orthodox Church, Atallah Hanna, said yesterday that “everything Palestinian in Jerusalem is targeted by the Israeli occupation”. During a meeting with a delegation from Médecins Sans Frontières (Doctors without Borders, MSF), Hanna explained the dangers threatening Palestinians’ existence and identity in the Holy City, Al-Wattan Voice reported. “Everything is in danger in Jerusalem,” Hanna …

Read More »

Dozens of Palestinians injured by Israeli gunfire in Gaza

Dozens of Palestinians were injured on Friday when the Israeli occupation forces opened fire at the peaceful protesters taking part in the Great March of Return in the Gaza Strip The PIC reporter said, quoting the Ministry of Health, that 32 Palestinians were injured by live ammunition and dozens others choked on tear gas Thousands of Palestinians marched along the …

Read More »

Haneyya meets Nickolay Mladenov in Gaza

Head of Hamas’s Political Bureau Ismail Haneyya on Friday said that what is happening in the Gaza Strip will affect the Palestinian scene In a brief speech he delivered during the opening of a new mosque in Gaza city, Haneyya said that Palestine is a central issue in the region Haneyya said that a first-of-its-kind tripartite meeting was held earlier …

Read More »