mercredi 18 juillet 2018

‘Israel’s Systematic aggression aims at changing facts on the ground’

«L'agression systématique d'Israël vise à changer les faits sur le terrain»

File photo: Palestinian cabinet meeting

PNN/ Ramallah/

“The Palestinian Cabinet declares that the systematic aggression on Bedouin communities aim at changing facts on the ground and undermining the two-state solution, welcomes the Irish Seanad bill banning the importation of products from illegal Israeli settlements, condemns the latest Israeli escalation of violence against

From the Freedom Flotilla, Former Israeli Air Force Pilot Calls for a Boycott of Israel

De la Flottille de la Liberté, un ancien pilote de l'armée de l'air israélienne appelle au boycott d'"israël"

Yonatan Shapira says Israel’s ‘democracy’ is, in fact, an apartheid state led by fascist Jewish supremacists.

TRNN video & transcript:

DIMITRI LASCARIS: This is Dimitri Lascaris, reporting for The Real News Network from the port of Naples, Italy. We are seated in front of the ships of the Gaza flotilla, the Freedom Flotilla, which have been docked here for a couple of days, and I’m

‘Nothing to lose’: Palestinians set out to sea in attempt to break Gaza blockade

"Rien à perdre": les Palestiniens partent en mer pour tenter de briser le blocus de Gaza

Sick and wounded say boats may be their only chance to access treatment as coastal enclave faces humanitarian crisis because of Israeli siege
Mohammed Arour, 33, is one of a number of sick and injured Palestinians who have boarded 
boats in recent weeks in an attempt to break the Israeli-led siege on Gaza (MEE/Maha Hussaini)

Maha Hussaini

GAZA CITY, Gaza - Trapped inside 365 square kilometres with few opportunities of escaping the 11-year siege, Palestinians in the Gaza Strip have turned out in large numbers at the fence separating the small coastal territory from Israel in recent

Gaza patients appeal to the world to save their lives

Les patients de Gaza font appel au monde pour sauver leur vie

First aid crews and patients lying on stretchers take part in a protest against the
 impairment of health due to Israel's over a decade long blockade in front of Beit Hanoun 
Border Gate in Gaza City, Gaza on 17 July, 2018 [Mustafa Hassona/Anadolu Agency]

Patients in Gaza’s hospital’s organised a sit-in in central Gaza City to appeal to the international community, Quds Press reported, Tuesday.

The sit-in included those wounded by Israel as well as rights groups. It took place in front of Erez Crossing where Gazans can pass through to receive treatment in Israel

US rejects visa for six Palestinians who were to attend UN forum

Les Etats-Unis rejettent le visa à six Palestiniens qui participeront au forum de l'ONU

PNN/ New York/

The Palestinian ambassador to the United Nations, Riyad Mansour, on Wednesday expressed deep regrets over the US authorities refusal to grant visa to six Palestinian experts to take part in a high-level political forum at the United Nations headquarters

Egypt to reopen Gaza border Wednesday

L'Egypte rouvrira la frontière de Gaza mercredi

Terminal will remain open in both directions, say administrators of the border gate in Gaza

By Safiye Karabacak

GAZA CITY, Palestine

Egyptian authorities will reopen the Rafah border crossing linking the blockaded Gaza Strip to Egypt’s Sinai Peninsula, the administrators of the border gate in Gaza

Egypt gives Hamas ultimatum to stop flying kites into Israel

L'Egypte donne un ultimatum à Hamas pour arrêter de faire voler des cerfs-volants en "israël"

Palestinian protesters prepare to fly kites during the Great March of 
Return on 25 May 2018 [Mohammad Asad / Middle East Monitor]

Egyptian Authorities have given Hamas an ultimatum to stop Gazans flying kites and balloons into Israel, Israeli news website Ynet News reported, Tuesday.

“Egypt has warned Hamas to curtail the launching of incendiary balloons and kites

'Collective punishment': Israel blocks fuel shipment to Gaza

"Punition collective": Israël bloque le transport de carburant à Gaza

Israel further tightens its blockade on the strip while rights group denounces measure as 'morally depraved'.

Israel has further tightened its blockade on the Gaza Strip, preventing gas and fuel deliveries through its only commercial crossing with the Palestinian besieged enclave

Up to 80% of Gaza factories shut down

Jusqu'à 80% des usines de Gaza ont fermé leurs portes

An inside view of a factory near Karm Abu Salem (Kerem Shalom), the commercial 
border crossing with Israel to the east of Rafah in the south of the Gaza Strip, 
Gaza City, Gaza on July 12, 2018. ( Abed Zagout - Anadolu Agency )

The Popular Committee For Ending Gaza Siege has said that 80 per cent of factories in Gaza Strip have shut down either partially or completely. It added that there are 300,000 unemployed workers and thousands of jobless graduates, Quds Net News

‘Khan al-Ahmar to remain Palestinian land’

'Khan al-Ahmar restera la terre palestinienne'

Young woman violently detained by Israeli authorities in video that spread on social media speaks to Anadolu Agency

By Zeynep Tufekci

RAMALLAH, Palestine

The Palestinian Bedouin hamlet of Khan al-Ahmar in the occupied West Bank will remain Palestinian land, a young Palestinian woman who had been detained by

Extremist Settlers Attack Palestinian Homes, Torch West Bank Farmland

Des colons extrémistes attaquent des maisons palestiniennes et mettent le feu aux fermes agricoles de Cisjordanie

Jewish settlers attacked, on Tuesday, Palestinian homes in the northern West Bank village of Assira al-Qibliya, and set farmland on fire, according to Ghassan Daghlas, who monitors settlers’ activities in the north of the West Bank.

Daghlas told WAFA that settlers from the illegal Yitzhar settlement attacked the

Israeli army to expropriate 200 dunams in Bethlehem

L'armée israélienne exproprie 200 dunams à Bethléem

Israeli army take part in military drill exercises [FlickR]

Israeli occupation army has issued orders to expropriate 200 dunams of private Palestinian land in Al-Khader Neighbourhood of Bethlehem, Quds Press reported, Tuesday.

Ahmed Salah, the coordinator of the National Committee Against Settlement in Al-