Category: Show Summaries

This week …

News Highlights: Five Israeli soldiers, members of a parachute commando unit, were wounded in an explosion in Nablus on Nov. 2; Nablus was then totally sealed off and Physicians for Human Rights-Israel said ambulances were forbidden passage and a nine-month pregnant Palestinian woman had to wait for four hours at a checkpoint. Two Palestinian teenagers, …

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News Highlights: Israeli government grants “legal and permanent” status to wildcat settlement outposts, thus providing education and security services – Palestinian analysts state this will create new demographical and geographical facts on the ground. Israeli forces shot and killed Palestinian worker Jamal Ismail Qados, 39, near Nablus. Palestinian leaders denounce the new Israeli decision to …

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News Highlights: Palestinians across the Gaza Strip mourned the dead and wounded from the previous day’s Israeli air raids, and the Nusseirat refugee camp with 7 people killed was the scene of a mass funeral. International leaders and even some Israeli politicians criticized the air raids and their toll on innocent civilians. A 14-year-old Palestinian …

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News Highlights: Israeli raid into Rafah leaves hundreds of Palestinians homeless and eight dead, including two young children; entire rows of houses crushed under bulldozers. Palestinian Center for Human Rights reports that the Israeli army used a banned nerve gas, adamatite, during the attack on Rafah Israel announces plans to deport 18 Palestinian administrative detainees …

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News Highlights: Two Palestinians killed in southern Gaza strip, a 60 year old man and a 29 year old in two separate incidents; four other elderly Palestinians wounded. New nine-member Palestinian cabinet is sworn in, with Ahmed Qorei as PM, while Palestinian government also declares state of emergency. Syria asks the U.N. Security Council to …

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News Highlights: Palestinians all across the West Bank and Gaza demonstrated on September 28 to mark the 3rd anniversary of the intifada. Global protests were also held the same day to condemn the U.S. occupation of Iraq and the Israeli occupation of Palestine – London had the biggest demo and the city’s mayor addressed the …

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News Highlights: Palestinian teenager, Mohamed al-Sinawi, suffering from cancer has been held in administrative detention in Etsion prison since Sept. 4. A disabled Palestinian teen, Saadi Mansur, died from wounds inflicted last December from Israeli troops in Nablus. U.S. vetoes UN Security Council resolution condemning Israel’s decision to “remove” Yasser Arafat; UN General Assembly then …

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News Highlights: Palestinian homes demolished in Hebron by Israeli military – 31 children left homeless. Israel accelerates the construction of the dividing wall. Israel daily, Maariv, reports another assassination attempt on Sheik Ahmed Yassin, Hamas spiritual leader, was aborted due to proximity of Israeli news crews. Palestinian Parliament postpones session to approve Ahmed Qorei as …

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Today’s show …

News Highlights: Extra-judicial assassinations by Israel continue, with 3 more Palestinians killed on Sept. 9 in Hebron including a 13 year-old boy. Two attacks inside Israel kill 13 following the weekend assassination attempt on Sheik Yassin, the Hamas’ spiritual leader. Ahmed Qorei replaces Mahmoud Abbas as Palestinian Prime Minister. Ariel Sharon visits India, amid large …

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Special 16th anniversary show (part 2)!

News Highlights: Two young Palestinian girls were murdered within the last week by Israeli forces. 8 year-old Aaya Fayaad was killed on August 30 in Khan Younis while showing her friends her new school uniform. 9 year-old Sana Alda’our died September 2 from shrapnel wounds received during an Israeli extra-judicial assassination attempt on August 26, …

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