Tuesday, 7 December 2010

Argentina joins Brazil in recognising Palestine as a 'free and independent state'


Brazil, and now Argentina, have decided to recognise a Palestinian state which takes in the occupied territories, much to Israel's dismay.
JERUSALEM -- Israel expressed disappointment Tuesday with Argentina's recognition of a Palestinian state in territories Israel occupied in 1967, saying they undercut American-led efforts to create such a state through negotiations with Israel.

Argentina said its move, announced Monday just days after Brazil took a similar step, reflected the country's deep frustration with gridlocked peace efforts. more

Friday, 3 December 2010

Palestinian resistance fighters killed on northern border


Two resistance fighters killed by IDF
Israeli occupation forces killed two "armed" Palestinians as they approached the northern border barrier of the Gaza Strip, Israeli officials said on Thursday.

A statement from the Israeli military said that its forces "indentified a number of armed Palestinians" near the security barrier in the northern Gaza Strip.

The statement claimed that the two Palestinians, affiliated with the Islamic Jihad Movement, were planning a "terror attack". Israeli military used tanks and air power to take down the two individuals.

On Tuesday, five Palestinians were injured in Israeli army attacks on the Gaza border. more