Tuesday, 8 March 2011

Gaza women march for end to Fatah-Hamas discord and demand national unity



It's March 8 - International Women's Day, and women in Gaza are organising - marching to demand an end to national divisions.
Palestinian women took to the streets on Tuesday to call for unity and an end to the Israeli occupation in a series of rallies called to mark International Women's Day.

In Gaza City, around 500 women waving Palestinian flags marched through the city centre demanding an end to the political division between the rival Palestinian factions, Fatah and Hamas, an AFP correspondent said. more

Roger Waters interviewed by Riz Khan of Al Jazeera on why the apartheid wall will fall


Roger Waters speaks out on the the so-called separation wall that Israel is building on the West Bank. Its existence makes a viable state on the West Bank impossible and is a permanent reminder to Palestinians of who's in charge.

10 Palestinians injured and 6 hospitalised after clashes with settlers near Nablus


NABLUS (AFP) -- Ten Palestinians and an Israeli settler were wounded on Monday during clashes in a village near the northern West Bank city of Nablus, a Palestinian official and witnesses said.

Ghassan Doughlas, an official in charge of tracking settler activity, said six Palestinians were taken to hospital and another four were on the way after being caught up in clashes with settlers in Qusra, a village 10 kilometers southeast of Nablus. more

Israeli tanks and bulldozer enter southern Gaza and destroy agricultural land


Gaza strip, (Pal Telegraph)-Several Israeli military forces invaded Tuesday morning Palestinian lands near Sufa crossing in the south of Gaza Strip.

Local sources confirmed that five tanks accompanied by bulldozers advanced for meters amidst massive gunfire in the area around Sufaa crossing and started razing operations to the agricultural lands. more