Tagged: Jerusalem

‘Gaza – Mass demonstration rejects negotiations and Kerry’s plan,’ Ma’an (Palestine), 7 February 2014

Thousands of Palestinians demonstrated in the Gaza Strip today, answering a call by Islamic Jihad and Hamas to reject the current negotiations with Israel, as well as US Secretary of State John Kerry’s current peace plan. Hamas and Islamic Jihad do not recognized Israel’s right to exist, and as such does not believe in negotiating with the enemy.

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‘Canadian Minister of Foreign Affairs meets Council of Arab League Ambassadors at headquarters of Palestinian Delegation,’ Ma’an (Palestine), 10 January 2014

Canadian Minister of Foreign Affairs met in Ottawa with Arab ambassadors to discuss Prime Minister Stephen Harper’s upcoming trip to the region. Baird has forged a good personal relationship with the Palestinian ambassador to Canada, who hoped that Harper’s trip to Palestine will help strengthen bilateral relations.

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‘Canadian Department of Foreign Affairs: Israeli settlements in the West Bank are illegal,” el-Nashra (Lebanon), 20 January 2014

The Canadian Department of Foreign Affairs confirmed that Israeli settlements in the West Bank violate UNSC resolutions and that Canada does not recognize Israeli control over Palestinian territory taken in 1967.

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‘Canadian Prime Minister: We will maintain all of our sanctions against Iran,’ al-Mogaz (Egypt), 20 January 2014

While the interim agreement for Iran to curb its nuclear program in exchange for loosened sanctions upon the country comes into effect, Canadian Prime Minister Stephen Harper announced that his country will maintain all sanctions against Iran.

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‘Two Arab members of the Knesset walk out in rejection of Canadian Prime Minister’s speech,’ Shorouk News (Egypt), 21 January 2014

Two Arab legislators walked out of the Israeli Knesset on Tuesday, in an expression of their anger towards Canadian Prime Minister Stephen Harper’s speech in which he equated criticism of Israel to anti-Semitism. The day before, Harper met with PA President Mahmoud Abbas, announcing that Canada will start to give aid to the PA in support of the peace process.

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‘Fatah: Canadian Prime Minister’s speech incitement against Palestinians,’ al-Wafd (Egypt), 21 January 2014

On his four-day visit to the Middle East, Stephen Harper spoke in the Israeli Knesset. One representative of Fatah called the Canadian Prime Minister’s speech “incitement against Palestinians” and said that Harper has no idea about the reality of the situation in Israel/Palestine, instead he uses the same propaganda and lies that come from right-wing Israeli extremists.

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Hamas statement on the occupier’s attempt to impose Zionist rituals inside Al-Aqsa, Hamasinfo.net (Gaza), 2 December 2013

Hamas has released the following statement regarding Jewish groups entering the Al-Aqsa compound in Jerusalem under armed guard, disrupting regular Arab worshipers in the process. Some Jewish organizations have applied to the Israeli government to erect a Menorah in the compound for Hanukkah. Traditionally, the compound has been under control of an Islamic trust due to a compromise with Israel, and the area is restricted for Muslim worshipers and foreign tourists.

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‘Four Civilians arrested in Tammoun’, al-Quds (Palestine), 30 August 2013

اعتقال 4 مواطنين في طمون

30 أغسطس 2013 – 15:17

[Source: al-Quds dot com]

[Source: al-Quds dot com]

جنين-  دوت كوم- علي سمودي- اعتقلت قوات الاحتلال، فجر اليوم الجمعة، اربعة مواطنين خلال حملة عسكرية في بلدة طمون في الاغوار.

وأفاد مراسل القدس دوت كوم بأن قوات الاحتلال اعتقلت رياض بني عودة (46 عاما)، وهو مطلوب لاجهزة الامن الاسرائيلية منذ 10 سنوات، وسامر علي بني عودة (27 عاما)، وزاهر محمد بشارات (25 عاما) وعرفات بشارات (30 عاما).

وافاد شهود عيان لـ  دوت كوم بأن الحملة بدأت في الرابعة من فجر اليوم، عندما تسلل افراد الوحدات الاسرائيلية الخاصة، عبر مركبات تحمل لوحة ترخيص فلسطينية الى البلدة، وحاصروا منازل المستهدفين، واحتلوا المنازل المجاورة لها.

وذكر الشهود أن الجنود اطلقوا الاعيرة النارية خلال دهمهم عدة منازل، ودمروا محتوياتها بالكامل، موضحين ان الوحدات الخاصة احتجزت عددا من المواطنين واخضعت بعضهم للتحقيق.

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Translation:

Four Civilians arrested in Tammoun

August 30th 2013, 15:17PM

Jenin (al-Quds dot com) – Ali Samoudi

On Friday morning occupying forces arrested four civilians during a military campaign in the town Tammoun in the Jordan Valley.

According to a al-Quds dot com reporter, Occupying forces arrested Riyad bini ‘Auda (46 years) who has been wanted by Israeli security for 10 years, Samir ‘Ali bini ‘Auda (27 years), Zahar Muhammad Basharat (25 years), ‘Arafat Basharat (30 years).

Eye witnesses reported to al-Quds dot com that the campaign began in al-Rab’aa in the morning today, when Israeli special forces infiltrated across into Palestine in vehicles bearing Palestinian license plates to the town, surrounding the houses of those wanted, and occupying neighbouring houses.

A witness reported that the soldiers fired bullets during their raid on a number of houses, and destroyed their contents completely. The special units also held up a number of civilians and subjected some of them  to investigation.

Translated by Robert Forster

‘People wounded by occupiers bullets in the north of the Gaza Strip’, al-Quds (Palestine), 30 August 2013

اصابة شاب برصاص الاحتلال شمال قطاع غزة

أغسطس 30 2013 – 19:13

Israeli tank on Gaza border [Source: al-Quds.com]

Israeli tank on Gaza border [Source: al-Quds.com]

غزة ـ  دوت كوم – أصيب شاب من قطاع غزة برصاصة في قدمه ، مساء اليوم الجمعة، جراء استهدافه من قبل قوات الاحتلال المتمركزة شرق بلدة جباليا شمال قطاع غزة.

وقالت مصادر أمنية لـ  دوت كوم، أن الشاب أصيب بجروح متوسطة في القدم اليمنى شرق منطقة أبو صفية شرق جباليا، مشيرة الى أنه تم نقله الى مستشفى كمال عدوان في بلدة بيت لاهيا لتلقي العلاج.

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Translation:

Youth wounded by occupiers bullets in the north of the Gaza Strip

Gaza – (al-Quds dot com) Youth wounded in Gaza by bullets in Fadma, on Thursday evening, due to being targeted by Occupying forces stationed east of the town Jabalia in the north of the Gaza Strip.

Sources in security said to al-Quds dot com, that the youth wounded was moderately wounded in the right foot in the eastern area Abu Safia east of Jabalia. He pointed to that he was moved to Kamal Adwan hospital in the town Bayt Lahia to receive treatment.

Translated by Robert Forster

‘Makeshift Explosion targets Israeli East Khan Younis’, al-Quds (Israel),

عبوة ناسفة تستهدف إلية إسرائيلية شرق خانيونس

30 أغسطس 2013 – 20:52

Makeshift explosive blows up 

غزة ـ  دوت كوم – انفجرت، مساء اليوم الجمعة، عبوة ناسفة استهدفت آلية إسرائيلية شرق خانيونس جنوب قطاع غزة.

وقال شهود عيان لمراسل دوت كوم في غزة، ان هذا الانفجار تسبب في الحاق اضرار طفيفة بالآلية المستهدفة، مشيرين إلى أن قوات الاحتلال قامت آثر ذلك باطلاق نيران أسلحتها الرشاشة باتجاه العديد من المواقع الواقعة إلى الشرق من حي الفخاري، حيث وقع الانفجار.

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Translation:

Makeshift Explosion targets Israeli East Khan Younis

30 August 2013, 20.53PM

Gaza – (Al-Quds dot com) – On Thursday evening a makeshift device targeting Israeli East Khan Younis in Southern Gaza exploded.

An eye witness said to an Al-Quds reporter in Gaza, that this explosion inflicted minor damage on the targeted mechanism, noting that occupying forces subsequently fired their machine guns at a number of places located to the east of the Potter’s neighbourhood where the explosion occurred.

Translated by Robert Forster