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Israel terrorizing Al-Aqsa Mosque and worshipers – In Photos

Originally posted on Occupied Palestine | فلسطين:
Aug 18, 2014 Below a compilation of photos by @Silwanic of the continuous desecration and harassment of worshipers to Al-Aqsa. While Muslims are mostly not even allowed to pray at Al-Aqsa, Zionist right wing walks around accompanied by police and/or army: ? Feiglin breaks into Al-Aqsa and practices his religious…

Palestinian Children Born Abroad May Now Enter West Bank Without Occupation Permit

Originally posted on Occupied: Headlines From Palestine:
BETHLEHEM (Ma’an) – Israel has agreed to allow Palestinian children born abroad to enter the West Bank without special permission from Israel as long as they are under 14, an interior ministry official said Monday. The ministry’s undersecretary Hasan Ilwi told Ma’an that after negotiations, Israel agreed to…

Jordan Requests UN Meeting Over Israeli Occupation Settlements

Originally posted on Occupied: Headlines From Palestine:
UNITED NATIONS (AFP) — Jordan requested an emergency meeting of the UN Security Council to discuss Israeli plans to build more illegal Jewish settlements in East Jerusalem, diplomats said. The request followed a letter from Palestinian representative to the United Nations Riyadh Mansour calling for a urgent meeting…

My Comments at the American-Arab Anti Discrimination Committee, Orange County Awards banquette

Originally posted on Miko Peled:
I thank you all for this gracious award, for Courage and Conscience. But I must say that for someone who comes from a privileged class, as I do, to come out and talk about the injustices committed by that same class, this is not called courage it is called duty.…

Hamas calls on Palestinians to welcome PM Hamdallah to Gaza

Originally posted on Occupied: Headlines From Palestine:
BETHLEHEM (Ma’an) — Senior Hamas leader Ahmed Yousef late Monday called on Palestinians in Gaza to welcome Prime Minister Rami Hamdallah and the unity government cabinet to the Strip on Thursday. In a phone interview with Ma’an, Yousef called on Palestinians to organize marches to respectfully receive Hamdallah…

Nobel Prize Announcement Thursday: Arabs in the Betting

Originally posted on Arabic Literature (in English):
The winner of the 2014 Nobel Prize for Literature will be revealed this Thursday. There’s no way of knowing who is on the Swedish Academy’s shortlist — at least not until the archives are opened up fifty years from now — but we do know who’s on the betting…

Palestinian Unity Govt to Hold 1st Meeting in Gaza Thursday

Originally posted on Occupied: Headlines From Palestine:
GAZA CITY (Ma’an) — The first cabinet meeting of the Palestinian unity government will take place in Gaza on Thursday after Israel issued permits to allow Palestinian ministers to attend. Officials told Ma’an that the Palestinian Ministry of Civil Affairs made “great efforts” with Israel to obtain the…

Headlines From Palestine: October 06, 2014

Originally posted on Occupied: Headlines From Palestine:
Gaza Ma’an Images Palestinian Unity Govt to Hold 1st Meeting in Gaza Thursday The first cabinet meeting of the Palestinian unity government will take place in Gaza on Thursday after Israel issued permits to allow Palestinian ministers to attend. Continue Reading AFP Mahmud Hams Gazans Mark Eid Amid…

All the countries—including Sweden—that now recognize Palestinian statehood

Report: Diego Maradona nearing deal to manage Palestinian National Team

Originally posted on ProSoccerTalk:
Next stop on the Diego Maradona coaching train: Palestine. That’s the word coming from The Times of Israel, who claim the Argentine legend is currently in advanced talks to manage the Palestinian National Team. If confirmed as manager, Maradona’s first task will be to lead The Redeemers through the AFC Asian Cup,…