Tagged with Islam

Israeli settlers storm al-Aqsa Mosque

Israeli settlers storm al-Aqsa Mosque


  OCCUPIED JERUSALEM, (PIC)– A group of extremist settlers stormed on Thursday al-Aqsa Mosque from Magariba gate under heavy Israeli police protection. Eyewitnesses told SAFA News Agency that 37 Israeli settlers stormed al-Aqsa Mosque in two groups and conducted provocative tours. Israeli authorities closed al-Aqsa Mosque gates and prevented women from having access to its … Continue reading

Sayed Kashua: why I have to leave Israel

Sayed Kashua: why I have to leave Israel


Quite soon I am going away from here. In a few days we’ll be leaving Jerusalem, leaving the country. Yesterday we bought little suitcases for the kids. No need to take a lot of clothes, we’ll leave our winter clothes; in any event they won’t be warm enough given the cold of southern Illinois, USA. … Continue reading

Rising Death Toll: More Than 500 Gazans and 27 Israelis

Rising Death Toll: More Than 500 Gazans and 27 Israelis


JERUSALEM — Four Israeli soldiers and 10 Palestinian militants were killed inside Israeli territory Monday morning, Israeli military officials said, after gunmen from the Gaza Strip managed to infiltrate through two more of the tunnels that Israel says its ground operation is targeting. As diplomatic pressure for a cease-fire mounted on the conflict’s 14th day, … Continue reading

Israel warns media they are at risk of ‘injury or death’ because Hamas ‘exploits journalists as human shields’

Israel warns media they are at risk of ‘injury or death’ because Hamas ‘exploits journalists as human shields’


Israel warns media they are at risk of ‘injury or death’ because Hamas ‘exploits journalists as human shields’ Message to journalists in Gaza from the Israeli Government Press Office which I reproduce without comment (cont) http://t.co/yNG2azfA3g — peter beaumont (@petersbeaumont) July 19, 2014 Here is the announcement: Subject: GPO Advisory to Journalists Covering Operation Protective … Continue reading

Gaza “a new Sabra and Shatilla”, the on-going Nakba

Gaza “a new Sabra and Shatilla”, the on-going Nakba


Latest reports coming out of Gaza are horrific, the slaughter of Palestinians in Shuja’iya (Sheyjayee). Even more than ever, we have to challenge the narrative that “Israelis” are the victims. Palestinians have the right and obligation to resist. Resist this slaughter. Resist the siege. Resist the raping and stealing of their land. Resist their dispossession. We’ve … Continue reading

Humanitarian situation in Gaza grave: Journalist

Humanitarian situation in Gaza grave: Journalist


Press TV has conducted an interview with Harry Fear, journalist and filmmaker from Gaza, about Hamas and Israel agreeing to hold a five-hour ceasefire. What follows is an approximate transcription of the interview. Press TV: Harry Fear, give us your first-hand account of what is taking place on the ground in Gaza, the Israeli aggression … Continue reading