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Israeli military attacks Nablus, kidnaps seven civilians

Posted in Arrests, Detentions, Kidnappings, The West Bank by beyondtheborder on April 8, 2009

Witnesses reported troops searched and ransacked a number of homes before taking the seven men to unknown detention camps.

Among those kidnapped were Abdullah Al Dirie, 21, Ahmad Al Massri, 19, Fadi Salem, 18, and Yazan Al Assi, 16, the local sources added.

For full article, visit http://www.imemc.org/article/59840

Israeli settlers take over house in Jerusalem’s Old City, kick owner out

Posted in Miscellaneous by beyondtheborder on April 2, 2009

Dozens of Israeli settlers backed by police took over a Palestinian house in the Old City of Jerusalem on Thursday morning.

Ma’an’s correspondent observed settlers raiding the house of Naser Jaber, in the As-Sa’diyeh neighborhood of the Old City. A scuffle took place between the owner and the settlers before police intervened, allowing the settlers to take control of the house and sending the owner away.

For full article, visit http://www.maannews.net/en/index.php?opr=ShowDetails&ID=36822

Israel sentences PFLP leader to life for planning suicide attack

Posted in Miscellaneous by beyondtheborder on March 29, 2009

Saed Abu Hnish, 29, was accused of planning a suicide attack at an illegal Israeli settlement in the West Bank that killed an Israeli woman and three of her children in 2002.

For full article, visit http://www.maannews.net/en/index.php?opr=ShowDetails&ID=36748