21 Nov
6:05

Israel Issues Demolition Orders Against 20 Stores In North Jerusalem

The Israeli Authorities issued, on Tuesday evening, demolition orders targeting twenty stores in Shu’fat refugee camp, north of occupied East Jerusalem. Dozens of soldiers, undercover forces and members of “City Council” in occupied Jerusalem, invaded the refugee camp, and handed the orders, informing the Palestinians that they have twelve hours […]

20 Nov
2:08

Palestinian Teen Dies From Wounds Suffered On November 14 In Jerusalem

Palestinian teenage boy died, Tuesday, from serious wounds he suffered on, Wednesday November 14, 2018, allegedly after attempting to stab Israeli officers at a police station in occupied East Jerusalem. The Palestinian, identified as Abdul-Rahman Ali Abu Jamal, 17, from Jabal al-Mokabber, allegedly climbed the fence of a police station, […]

20 Nov
1:13

Army Abducts Fourteen Palestinians In The West Bank

The Palestinian Prisoners’ Society (PPS) has reported that Israeli soldiers abducted, on Tuesday at dawn, at least fourteen Palestinians, from their homes in several parts of the West Bank, especially in occupied East Jerusalem. The PPS office in Qalqilia, in northern West Bank, the soldiers abducted two children, identified as […]

20 Nov
12:27

Soldiers Abduct Eight Palestinians In Occupied Jerusalem

Israeli soldiers abducted, on Tuesday at dawn, eight Palestinians from their homes, mainly in the al-’Isawiya town, in occupied East Jerusalem. The Wadi Hilweh Information Center in Silwan (Silwanic) has reported that the soldiers invaded and ransacked many homes, and abducted eight Palestinians, including five from the al-Isawiya town. It […]

20 Nov
11:45

Knesset Approves Colonialist Constructions In Silwan

The Israeli Knesset approved, Monday, the construction of residential units for colonialist settlers, in Silwan town, south of the Al-Aqsa Mosque, in occupied East Jerusalem, in the area that Israel has termed “The City of David National Park.” Media sources said 63 Knesset members approved the plan, while 41 others […]

20 Nov
10:53

Army Abducts A Palestinian, Summon Another For Interrogation, In Hebron

Dozens of Israeli soldiers invaded, on Tuesday at dawn, the al-Fawwar refugee camp, south of the southern West Bank city of Hebron, and Beit Ummar town, north of the city, before abducting a young man, and summoned another Palestinian for interrogation. Media sources in Hebron said the soldiers invaded and […]

20 Nov
10:43

Israeli Colonialist Settlers Cause Damage To Under-Construction Park Near Nablus

A group of illegal Israeli colonialist settlers attacked, Tuesday, an under-construction park, near the northern West Bank city of Nablus, causing damage. Ghassan Daghlas, a Palestinian Authority official who monitors Israel’s illegal colonialist activities in northern West Bank, said the assailant attacked the under-construction park, owed by Ahmad Far’uniyya. The […]

20 Nov
9:05

Navy Opens Fire At Fishing Boats, Army Invades Lands, In Gaza

Israeli navy ships opened fire, on Tuesday morning, at several Palestinian fishing boats, while the soldiers invaded agricultural lands, in the Gaza Strip. Media sources in Gaza said several armored military vehicles, stationed at Abu Safiya army base, across the perimeter fence, invaded farmlands, east of the al-Maghazi refugee camp, […]

20 Nov
2:29

AirBnB announces: No more listings in Israeli colonial settlements

On Monday, the international crowdsourced bed and breakfast company AirBnB announced that they will no longer allow listings that are located in Israeli settlements on occupied Palestinian land. The decision comes after a two year campaign of Human Rights Watch and other organizations, who pointed out that the promotion of […]

20 Nov
2:20

Army Abducts A Woman At Qalandia Terminal, North Of Jerusalem

Israeli soldiers abducted, on Monday afternoon, a Palestinian woman at the Qalandia Terminal, north of occupied East Jerusalem, allegedly for “intending to stab soldiers.” The woman, Afkar Jamal Abdul-Fattah Kamil, 25, is from Qabatia town, south of Jenin, in the northern part of the occupied West Bank. Her uncle said […]

20 Nov
1:01

Israeli Forces Wound 25 Palestinians, Including AP Cameraman, in Gaza Boat Protest

The weekly protest at the Gaza beach to protest the ongoing Israeli closure of sea access to Gaza was met with violence from Israeli forces today, who fired live ammunition at protesters in boats and along the shore. 25 were wounded with live bullets, including an AP camera operator. The […]

19 Nov
1:46

Soldiers Force Farmer And His Family Out Of Their Land, Near Bethlehem

Israeli soldiers invaded, Monday, a Palestinian agricultural land, owned by a local farmer in Ein al-Qassis area, west of the al-Khader town, south of the West Bank city of Bethlehem, and forced a farmer along with his family out of their land. Ahmad Salah, the coordinator of the Popular Committee […]

19 Nov
12:06

PPS: “Israeli Soldiers Abduct 22 Palestinians in The West Bank”

The Palestinian Prisoners’ Society (PPS) has reported that Israeli soldiers abducted, on Monday at dawn, twenty-two Palestinians in several parts of the occupied West Bank, after the army invaded and ransacked dozens of homes. It also said the soldiers caused dozens of Palestinians to suffer the effects of teargas inhalation […]

19 Nov
11:04

Israeli Soldiers Injure Many Palestinians Near Nablus

Israeli soldiers shot, earlier Monday, three Palestinians with rubber-coated steel bullets, and caused dozens to suffer the effects of teargas inhalation, in Orif village, south of the northern West Bank city of Nablus, after the residents intercepted illegal colonialist settlers invading their village, before attacking homes. Adel Amer, the Secretary […]

19 Nov
9:41

Army Abducts Three Palestinians, Inure Four, One Seriously, In Ramallah

Israeli soldiers invaded, on Monday at dawn, many communities in the central West Bank governorate of Ramallah, searched and ransacked many homes, and abducted three young men. The soldiers also shot four Palestinians, one seriously, on Sunday at night. Media sources said dozens of soldiers invaded the al-Mazra’a al-Gharbiyya village, […]

19 Nov
8:48

Illegal Israeli Colonists Attack Homes Near Nablus

A group of fanatic illegal Israeli colonialist settlers attacked, on Monday at dawn, many homes in Orif village, south of Nablus, in the northern part of the occupied West Bank. Ghassan Daghlas, a Palestinian official who monitors Israel’s colonialist activities in northern West Bank, said the assailants came from the […]

19 Nov
1:28

Israeli Supreme Court Rules to Evict 40 Palestinians in Jerusalem

40 Palestinian family members will be forced into homelessness, following an Israeli Supreme Court decision to evict them from their homes. The ruling also sets a precedent that will likely result in the evictions of hundreds more Palestinians in a neighborhood that Israeli authorities have designated for ‘Jewish-only’ settlements as […]

18 Nov
8:55

Israeli Minister Storms Al-Aqsa with Dozens of Settlers

The Israeli Minister of Agriculture and Rural Development, Uri Ariel, stormed the Al-Aqsa Mosque compound, in the Old City of occupied East Jerusalem, with dozens of Israeli settlers, on Sunday. Firas al-Dibs, head of the Public Relations and Media Department at the Islamic Endowment (Waqf), said that Ariel, along with […]

18 Nov
8:41

ISM Report: International and Palestinian Journalists Tear Gassed

11/17/18 | International Solidarity Movement | Ramallah Team The International Federation of Journalists (IFJ) decided to hold its annual meeting in Palestine this year, where they demonstrated at the infamous Qalandia checkpoint, on Saturday. Dozens of journalists, holding only international press cards, were immediately met with canisters of tear gas. […]

18 Nov
8:32

Israeli Sources Admit Hamas in Possession of “Game Changing” Missiles

An Israeli website known for its close links to the regime’s military intelligence services has admitted that the Palestinian resistance movement of Hamas is now possessing “game-changing” missiles that could hit targets in Israel with considerable ease and precision. The Debka file said, in a report on Saturday, that its […]

18 Nov
8:16

Hebron-area Elementary School Attacked with Tear Gas

Dozens of Palestinian students and teachers suffocated after inhaling tear gas fired by Israeli forces toward an elementary school in Hebron, in the southern West Bank, said WAFA correspondence. Israeli soldiers fired a barrage of tear gas canisters toward an elementary school in the southern part of Hebron city, causing […]

18 Nov
8:12

Journalists Syndicate Condemns Assault on International March

The Palestinian Journalists Society (PJS) strongly condemned the suppression of the march of International Federation of Journalists towards Qalandia checkpoint, by Israeli occupation forces, through intensive use of toxic tear gas and sound bombs, which caused the injury of the PJS president Nasse Abu Baker, by a tearing gas bomb […]

18 Nov
10:58

Israeli Soldiers Abduct Five Palestinians In Bethlehem and Jerusalem

Israeli soldiers abducted, on Sunday at dawn, five young Palestinian men from several areas in Bethlehem and Jerusalem, in the occupied West Bank, the Palestinian Prisoners’ Society (PPS) has reported. The PPS said the soldiers stormed and violently searched many homes, and interrogated several Palestinians, before abducting three. The PPS […]

18 Nov
10:00

Army Opens Fire At Farmers And Shepherds, In Gaza

Israeli soldiers opened fire, Sunday, at many Palestinian farmers and shepherds, in several parts of the besieged Gaza Strip. Media sources in Gaza said the soldiers fired many live rounds at Palestinian farmers, working on their own lands, east of Khan Younis, in the southern part of the Gaza Strip. […]

18 Nov
9:21

Illegal Israeli Colonists Attack A Palestinian Ambulance In Hebron

A group of extremist illegal Israeli colonists attacked, Sunday, a Palestinian ambulance while rushing to a patient in Hebron city, in the southern part of the occupied West Bank, causing damage. The Palestinian Red Crescent Society (PRCS) has reported that it received a call from a family of a patient […]

18 Nov
2:08

Israeli Soldiers Injure Palestinian And International Journalists Near Jerusalem

Israeli soldiers resorted to the excessive use of force, Saturday, against dozens of Palestinian and international journalists during a nonviolent procession near Qalqilia Terminal, north of occupied East Jerusalem. The soldiers resorted to the excessive use of force against the journalists, and dozens of residents, while holding a nonviolent procession, […]

17 Nov
7:03

UN Special Rapporteurs Give Israel 60 Days to Respond to ‘Deep Concerns’ Regarding Jewish Nation-State Law

Four Special Rapporteurs express ‘deep concern’ that Nation-State Law is ‘discriminatory in nature and in practice against non-Jewish citizens and other minorities and does not apply the principle of equality between citizens, which is one of the key principles for democratic political systems.’ Following a special request for action issued […]

17 Nov
6:48

UN General Assembly Votes in Favor of 8 Resolutions on Palestine

The United Nations General Assembly (UNGA) voted, early Saturday, in favor of eight resolutions on Palestine and a ninth on the Syrian Golan Heights. Palestine’s Permanent Observer to the UN, Riyad Mansour, commented on the vote, saying that it is proof that the international community stands behind and supports the […]

17 Nov
6:33

Colonialist Settlers Attack West Bank Farmers

Israeli settlers, on Saturday, reportedly attacked a Palestinian farmer, along with his family, while they were picking olives  in the Jabal Jales area, to the east of Hebron city, in the occupied West Bank. Local resident Rashed al-Tamini, who was picking olives with his family, said that settlers from a nearby […]

17 Nov
2:02

Army Injures A Farmer In Central Gaza

Israeli soldiers injured, on Saturday morning, a Palestinian farmer while working on his lands, east of the al-Maghazi refugee camp, in central Gaza. Eyewitnesses said the soldiers fired many live rounds at farmers in lands, close to the perimeter fence of the besieged Gaza Strip, to force them out. The […]

17 Nov
1:24

Israeli Soldiers Injure 15 Palestinians Near Nablus

Israeli soldiers wounded, Saturday, at least fifteen Palestinians, including one who suffered a serious injury, in Orif village, south of the northern West Bank city of Nablus, during a nonviolent activity resisting the illegal annexation of Palestinian lands for the construction and expansion of Israel’s colonies. The Israeli assault took […]

16 Nov
10:07

Israeli Forces Suppress Weekly Protest In Kafr Qaddoum

Israeli soldiers shot Palestinian demonstrators, Friday, with rubber-coated steel bullets and tear-gas canisters in Kafr Qaddoum, in the northern occupied West Bank District of Qalqilia. The coordinator of the weekly marches, Murad Ishteiwi, told Ma’an News Agency that two Palestinians were injured with rubber-coated steel bullets, while many more suffered […]

16 Nov
9:42

MADA: Destruction of Al-Aqsa TV Headquarters a Result of Israeli Impunity

The Palestinian Center for Development & Media Freedoms (MADA) has condemned the destruction of Al-Aqsa TV Headquarters on Monday evening, 12 November, 2018, by the Israeli army, in implementation of the resolution taken by the senior officials and politicians at the Israeli government, as various data indicates. Al-Aqsa TV Headquarters […]

16 Nov
9:32

BDS Austria: Israeli Apartheid State – Get Out of Vienna University

The following statement, initiated by BDS Austria, addresses the role of the Israeli Embassy and the University of Vienna in opposing Palestinian rights and supporting Israeli apartheid. Samidoun Palestinian Prisoner Solidarity Network as well as Samidoun Goteborg are signatories of the statement, along with other international groups and academics.  Signatories and […]

16 Nov
9:04

Palestinian Suffers Severe Face Injury during Ras Karkar Protest

Israeli forces suppressed Palestinians and activists protesting near the village of Ras Karkar, west of Ramallah, in the occupied central West Bank, on Friday, against the Israeli plan to seize hundreds of dunams of land in the area. Locals reported, according to Ma’an, that Israeli soldiers fired rubber-coated steel bullets […]

16 Nov
4:00

UPDATED: Army Injures 40 Palestinians In Gaza

Israeli soldiers attacked, Friday, the Great Return Match processions in the Gaza Strip, and wounded at least 40 Palestinians with live bullets. Media sources in Gaza said the soldiers fired dozens of live rounds and high-velocity gas bombs at the protesters, on Palestinian lands near the perimeter fence, along the […]

16 Nov
2:20

Israeli Soldiers Attack The Weekly Procession in Bil’in

Israeli soldiers attacked, Friday, the weekly nonviolent procession against the Annexation Wall and colonies, in Bil’in village, west of the central West Bank city of Ramallah. The soldiers fired many gas bombs and concussion grenades at the nonviolent protesters, causing many to suffer the effects of teargas inhalation. Media sources […]

16 Nov
2:00

Army Injures Dozens Of Palestinians Near Ramallah

Israeli soldiers attacked, Friday, local and international nonviolent protesters on Palestinian lands, in Jabal ar-Reesan Mountain, in Ras Karkar village, west of the central West Bank city of Ramallah. The soldiers attacked the protesters with rubber-coated steel bullets, gas bombs and concussion grenades, causing dozens to suffer the effects of […]

16 Nov
12:42

Israeli Soldiers Abduct Two Palestinians In Tulkarem

Israeli soldiers abducted, on Friday at dawn, two young Palestinian men from their homes in Shweika area, north of Tulkarem, in the northern part of the occupied West Bank. Eyewitnesses said the soldiers invaded and searched several homes in Shweika, and interrogated many Palestinians before abducting two. The Palestinian Prisoners’ […]

15 Nov
7:23

PCHR Weekly Report On Israeli Human Rights Violations in the Occupied Palestinian Territory (08 – 13 November 2018)

Israeli forces continued with systematic crimes, in the occupied Palestinian territory (oPt), for the week of 08 – 13 November, 2018. New Israeli Military Esclation in the Gaza Strip: Israeli warplanes carried out dozens of airstrikes, launching 197 missiles at civilian buildings and military sites belonging to Palestinian Armed Groups. […]

15 Nov
7:10

Abbas Signs Accession Papers to International Conventions

Palestinian Authority (PA) President Mahmoud Abbas signed, on Thursday, accession papers to a number of international organizations and conventions. According to Ma’an, Abbas signed accession papers to 11 international organizations and conventions, which included the Universal Postal Union, the Convention on the Nationality of Married Women, the Optional Protocol to […]

15 Nov
6:58

Army Seizes West Bank Farmlands for ‘Security Reasons’

The Israeli army seized, on Thursday, a plot of agricultural land amounting to 29 dunams, in an area that belongs to farmers in the village of Jalameh, east of Jenin, in the northern West Bank, under the pretext of “security reasons,” according to one of the landowners. Khaled Abu Farha, […]

15 Nov
6:46

Billboard Honoring First Responders of Gaza Removed

Nearly 3 weeks into its planned 4-week run, an electronic billboard honoring first responders in the Gaza Strip was pulled on November 13th when the billboard company received phone calls and email complaints labeling their staff as terrorists and anti-Semites, and threatening a boycott. The Palestine Advocacy Project sponsored the […]

15 Nov
1:21

17-year-old Palestinian Climbs into Israeli Police Station; 4 Officers & Suspect Wounded

A 17-year old Palestinian allegedly climbed the fence of a police station in Jerusalem Wednesday and attempted to attack the officers stationed there, according to Israeli sources. The officers shot the young man multiple times, seriously wounding him. Three Israeli officers were allegedly ‘lightly’ wounded – and a fourth was […]

15 Nov
3:22

Adalah Opposes Israel’s Death Penalty Bill

A press release from Adalah, the Legal Center for Arab Minority Rights in Israel, stated that the Constitution, Law and Justice Committee of the Israeli Knesset are preparing to debate the controversial new “Death Penalty for Terrorists” bill. According to a report by Ma’an News Agency, former Israeli Minister of […]

15 Nov
3:16

Finally Released: Censored Al Jazeera Documentary Exposes Israel-Backed Attacks on US Activists

Al Jazeera’s undercover film The Lobby – USA, censored by Qatar, has finally been published by The Electronic Intifada. Editor Ali Abunimah discusses the documentary’s explosive revelations, exposing Israel-backed attacks on US activists. Contextual Content Watch the film the Israel lobby didn’t want you to see. Video Interview & Transcript […]

15 Nov
12:30

Netanyahu Forgets Prayers For World Peace To Make War On Gaza

by Yvonne Ridley Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu cut short his visit to Paris, aimed to commemorate the century of Armistice that brought World War One to an end, in order to follow up closely Israeli deadly attacks on Gaza. Timing is everything in international politics, so as 70 world […]

15 Nov
12:30

Long-time Palestinian Hunger Striker Khader Adnan Released from Prison

After a 58-day hunger strike which included several days of refusing water as well as food, Khader Adnan has been freed from Israeli prison. This was Adnan’s third such hunger strike – in 2011 he engaged in a 66-day long hunger strike, and in 2014 he again undertook a ‘hunger […]

15 Nov
12:15

UN Security Council Fails to Adopt a Decision on Gaza

The Kuwait mission to the UN, Mansour Al-Otaibi, has declared that the Security Council decisions on the situation in the Gaza Strip have failed to lead to an outcome.   Al-Otaibi stated, on Tuesday evening, at a conference which followed, “Our situation is clear
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14 Nov
11:59

Lieberman Resigns as Israeli Defense Minister

Israeli Defense Minister Avigdor Lieberman announced his resignation from the post, on Wednesday, in protest against the ceasefire agreement of the Israeli Cabinet with the Palestinian factions in the besieged Gaza Strip, according to Hebrew-language news outlet. Ma’an News Agency sources reported that Lieberman called for early elections. Lieberman described […]

14 Nov
8:33

Israeli Navy Kills A Palestinian Fisherman In Gaza

Israeli navy ships opened fire, Wednesday, at Palestinian fishing boats in Palestinian territorial waters, in northern Gaza, killing a young fisherman, the Palestinian Health Ministry has confirmed. Dr. Ashraf al-Qedra, the spokesperson of the Health Ministry in Gaza, said the navy fired many live rounds at the fishing boats, killing […]

14 Nov
12:34

Army Abducts Six Palestinians, Including Two Medics, In West Bank

The Palestinian Prisoners’ Society (PPS) has confirmed that Israeli soldiers abducted, on Wednesday morning and at dawn, six Palestinians, including two medics, in several parts of the occupied West Bank. The PPS said the soldiers stormed and ransacked many homes across the West Bank, including occupied Jerusalem, and interrogated many […]

14 Nov
10:31

Soldiers Storm Red Crescent In Jerusalem, Abducts Two Medics

Israeli soldiers and intelligence officers invaded, on Wednesday morning, the Palestinian Red Crescent Society (PRCS) building in the Suwwana neighborhood, in the Old City of occupied Jerusalem, and abducted two medics. The PRCS in Jerusalem said the soldiers abducted the two medics, identified as Rajeh Hawarin and Mohammad Odah from […]

14 Nov
9:47

Army Injures Several Palestinians Near Jenin

Israeli soldiers invaded, on Tuesday at night, Toura village, in Ya’bad area, southwest of the northern West Bank city of Jenin, and caused dozens of Palestinians to suffer the effects of teargas inhalation. The soldiers also invaded homes in a town, near the southern West Bank city of Hebron. Media […]

14 Nov
9:20

Illegal Colonists Burn A Palestinian Car In Nablus (Video)

A group of fanatic illegal Israeli paramilitary settlers infiltrated, on Wednesday at dawn, into Orif village, south of the northern West Bank city of Nablus, burnt a Palestinian car, and wrote racist graffiti. Media sources in Nablus said the assailants burnt a car, owned by Mahmoud Mahfouth Shehada, after causing […]

14 Nov
8:47

Israeli Soldiers Injure A Palestinian, And Abduct Him, Near Gaza’s Northern Border

Israeli soldiers shot, on Wednesday morning, a young Palestinian man as he approached the perimeter fence, in the northern part of the Gaza Strip, and abducted him. Media sources in Gaza said the young man, in his twenty was shot in his leg, before the soldiers abducted him and took […]

14 Nov
5:12

Undercover Soldiers Abduct Two Palestinians In Jerusalem

Undercover Israeli soldiers invaded, on Tuesday at night, the al-‘Isawiya town, in occupied East Jerusalem, and abducted two teenage boys. Media sources in Jerusalem said the undercover soldiers infiltrated into the town, before kidnapping Abed al-‘Oweiwi, 16, and Mohammad Mousa Hamdan, 19. The undercover soldiers then drove away, taking the […]

14 Nov
4:17

Israeli Army Kills A Palestinian In Gaza

An Israeli military drone fired, on Tuesday evening, a missile at Palestinians in the Beit Lahia, in the northern part of the Gaza Strip, killing one and wounding two others.  Five Palestinians were also injured in Rafah and Khan Younis. The Palestinian Health Ministry has confirmed that Khaled Akram Yousef […]

13 Nov
8:45

Israel Will Continue Airstrikes on Gaza ‘As Necessary’

The Israeli Cabinet reportedly decided, on Tuesday afternoon, to resume the offensive on the besieged Gaza Strip, following a meeting that lasted several hours. Hebrew-language news sites reported that, following a meeting that lasted for nearly seven hours, the Israeli Cabinet decided to continue airstrikes targeting the Gaza Strip “as […]

13 Nov
8:31

Resistance in Gaza Announce Egyptian-brokered Ceasefire

Palestinian resistance groups in the Gaza Strip announced an Egyptian-brokered ceasefire with Israel, on Tuesday, following two days of Israeli shelling of the Strip, said WAFA sources. A ceasefire deal was  allegedly reached following intensive efforts exerted by the Egyptian side. Israeli media sources also reported late Tuesday that a […]

13 Nov
1:16

Israeli Army Abducts Nine Palestinians

Updated: Israeli soldiers abducted, on Tuesday at dawn, nine Palestinians from Bethlehem, Hebron, Ramallah and Jerusalem, in the occupied West Bank. Media sources in Bethlehem said many army jeeps invaded Beit Fajjar town, south of the city, and the al-Obeyyat area in Bethlehem, searched many homes and abducted Mohammad Ali […]

13 Nov
1:01

Army Kills Two Palestinians In Gaza

Israeli soldiers killed, Tuesday, two Palestinians, and injured many others, in a series of air strikes targeting residential buildings, lands and structures, in various parts of the Gaza Strip. Dr. Ashraf al-Qedra, the spokesperson of the Health Ministry in Gaza, said the army killed Mos’ab Hos, 20, in Malaka area, […]

13 Nov
10:02

Palestinian Dies From Serious Wounds Suffered Monday

The Palestinian Health Ministry has confirmed that a young man died, on Tuesday at dawn, from serious wounded her suffered, on Monday evening, after Israeli soldiers fired missiles into an area, east of Rafah, in the southern part of the Gaza Strip. One Palestinian was killed by a shell fired […]

13 Nov
4:32

Man Killed by Palestinian Shell in Ashkelon, 2 Women Critically Wounded

A day after the Israeli military invaded Gaza in a flagrant violation of the ceasefire negotiated with Palestinian factions, Palestinian resistance fighters fired several hundred crude homemade shells into Israel. One of these shells hit an apartment building in Ashkelon, killing a 48-year old man and wounding two women. Update: […]

13 Nov
3:29

Israeli Missiles Destroy A Hotel In Gaza

As the extensive Israeli air strikes continued over various parts of the Gaza Strip, the army fired missiles at a hotel, west of Gaza city, and destroyed it. Media sources in Gaza said the Israeli Airforce fired many missiles into the Al-Amal Hotel, in the densely populated al-Mina’ Area, west […]

12 Nov
7:50

BDS: Love Bollywood, Hate Apartheid! (VIDEO)

Four famous Bollywood actors are due to perform in apartheid Israel. The event has been postponed once already. This is our chance to get it cancelled altogether. Last year, on a propaganda trip to Mumbai, Michael Oren, as a senior representative of the far-right Israeli government, urged Bollywood producers to […]

12 Nov
7:39

UPDATE: 3 Dead, Others Injured — Israeli Airstrikes on Gaza Continue

Israeli ongoing airstrikes against the northern part of the Gaza Strip have left three Palestinians dead, and at least five others wounded, said WAFA sources. Mohammad Zakariya al-Tatri, age 27, and Mohammed Zohdi Odeh, 22, were killed in Israeli airstrikes targeting the northern part of the Strip. Furthermore, Hamad Mohammad […]

12 Nov
7:31

One Israeli Critically Injured in Mortar Attack

A mortar fired from the besieged Gaza Strip, on Monday, hit a bus in an Israeli community surrounding Gaza, critically injuring one Israeli. According to Israeli media, a mortar was fired from Gaza and directly hit an Israeli bus, critically injuring a 19-year-old Israeli. No other injuries were reported. The […]

12 Nov
6:54

Gaza Lays to Rest 7 Palestinians Killed in Israeli Airstrike (VIDEO)

Thousands of Palestinians in Gaza, on Monday, took part in the funeral of seven of their fallen who were killed during Israeli airstrikes on the southern region of the besieged coastal enclave. The Palestinians who were killed in the Israeli offensive have been identified as: Noureddin Mohammad Salama Baraka, 37. […]

12 Nov
12:18

Army Abducts Ten Palestinians In West Bank

Israeli soldiers abducted, earlier Monday, at least ten Palestinians, including two children, and summoned one for interrogation, after invading and searching many homes in the occupied West Bank. The Palestinian Prisoners’ Society (PPS) has reported that the soldiers searched homes in Beit Fajjar town, south of Bethlehem, and abducted two […]

12 Nov
11:31

Army Demolishes A Room Near Nablus

On Monday morning, several Israeli army jeeps, and a bulldozer, invaded a Palestinian farmland near Nablus, in the northern part of the occupied West Bank, and demolished a room along with its facilities. Media sources in Nablus said the soldiers invaded the land in Qusra town, south of Nablus, and […]

12 Nov
11:15

Israel To Increase Military Deployment On Gaza Border, Hamas Says It Ready For Any Scenario

After a military and security session to evaluate the situation in the Gaza Strip, especially in the aftermath of the killing of seven Hamas fighters in an undercover offensive in Gaza, also leading to the death of one soldier, Israel has decided to significantly boost its military deployment along the […]

12 Nov
7:13

Entrance to Ramallah Village Sealed by Israeli Forces

Israeli occupation forces, on Sunday, shut down the entrance to the village of Deir Abu-Mesh’al, northwest of Ramallah, in the occupied West Bank, said the village’s mayor. Fawwaz Bargouti said, according to WAFA correspondence, that an Israeli army patrol blocked the village’s main entrance, banning entry and exit of local […]

12 Nov
6:02

Updated: “Seven Palestinians, One Israeli Undercover Soldier, Killed In Gaza”

After undercover Israeli soldiers infiltrated into the Gaza Strip, on Sunday at night, and assassinated two senior leaders of the Al-Qassam Brigades, the armed wing of Hamas, the army initiated a series of air strikes, the army fired missiles and shells to secure the retreat of its undercover soldiers, killing […]

11 Nov
8:59

US Envoy: Neither Side Will Like “Deal of the Century”

US White House Envoy Jason Greenblatt said, in a closed meeting, that the US administration will soon be presenting President Trump’s peace plan in the Middle East that “neither side will like.” According to Israel’s Channel 10, the meeting was held in London, and organized by the UK Association for […]

11 Nov
6:25

Israel Orders Halt to Kindergarten Renovation in Hebron

Israeli authorities imposed a ban on renovations of a kindergarten in the southern Occupied West Bank city of Hebron, according to Hebron’s Rehabilitation Committee No justification was provided by Israel, for the ‘stop work order’ on the school building belonging to Palestinian Red Crescent Society. The Palestinian Red Crescent Society […]

11 Nov
12:39

Soldiers Abduct Four Palestinians In Bethlehem

Israeli soldiers invaded, on Sunday at dawn, several communities in the West Bank governorate of Bethlehem, searched many homes and abducted four Palestinians. The Bethlehem office of the Palestinian Prisoners’ Society (PPS) has reported that the soldiers abducted Awni Ahmad Taqatqa, 14, from his home in Beit Fajjar town, south […]

11 Nov
10:30

Updated: Army Injures Many Schoolchildren Near Bethlehem

Israeli soldiers injured, Sunday, eight Palestinians with rubber-coated steel bullets, and caused dozens to suffer the effects of teargas inhalation, in two villages in Bethlehem governorate in the occupied West Bank. The Israeli attacks took place in Dar Salah village and Teqoua’ town, during activities marking the 14th anniversary of […]

11 Nov
9:32

Israeli Soldiers Attack School In Hebron, Injure Students

Israeli soldiers attacked, Sunday, a Palestinian school in Hebron, in the southern part of the occupied West Bank, causing many students, and one teacher, to suffer the effects of teargas inhalation. Media sources in Hebron said the soldiers attacked Tareq Bin Ziad School during a ceremony marking the 14th anniversary […]

11 Nov
8:41

Colonialist Settlers Prevent Entry of Trucks Filled With Essential Goods to Gaza

A group of illegal colonialist settlers gathered, on Sunday morning, near Karem Abu Salem Crossing, leading to the besieged Gaza Strip, and prevented many trucks, loaded with goods, supplies and fuel, from entering the coastal region. The WAFA Palestinian News Agency said dozens of colonists blocked the main road leading […]

11 Nov
4:41

Army Attacks A Park Near A School In Bethlehem

Israeli soldiers attacked, on Saturday evening, a Palestinian park near the Tahadi 5 School in Beit Ta’mar village, east of Bethlehem, in the occupied West Bank, and fired gas bombs and concussion grenades. Hasan Breijiyya, the head of the Bethlehem office of the National Committee against the Annexation Wall and […]

11 Nov
3:47

Palestinian Dies From Serious Wounds He Suffered Two Weeks Ago Near Ramallah

The Palestinian Health Ministry in Ramallah, in central West Bank, has reported that a young man died, Saturday, from serious wounds he suffered two weeks earlier, when Israeli soldiers fired live rounds at Palestinians, protesting the illegal annexation of their lands, near Ramallah. The Palestinian, identified as Mohammad Ibrahim Shreiteh, […]

10 Nov
6:46

Palestinians Condemn Hollywood Fundraiser for Israeli Army

Palestinian citizens have condemned the actions of several Hollywood stars who celebrated and raised millions of dollars to fund the Israeli army, last week. The London-based news outlet Middle East Eye reported, according to Ma’an, that the gala was organized on November 1st, by Friends of the Israeli Defense Forces, […]

10 Nov
6:32

14 Years Since the Passing of Yasser Arafat: His Legacy Lives

The 14th anniversary for the passing of President Yasser Arafat (Abu Ammar) coincides on Sunday, WAFA reports. On November 11, 2004, Arafat died at a French hospital where he was flown to after suffering from a sudden illness, following a tight and inhuman Israeli military siege of the presidential headquarters […]

10 Nov
12:55

Corpse of Palestinian, Killed by the Army in September, Transferred to Family

The Israeli army transferred, on Friday evening, the corpse of a young Palestinian man who was killed by the soldiers in September of this year, back to his family for burial. Media sources in occupied Jerusalem said the corpse of Mohammad Oleyyan, 26, was finally handed to his family, after […]

10 Nov
10:52

France Denounces Israel’s Decision to Build 792 New Units in Jerusalem

France has denounced an Israeli decision to building 792 new units in the illegal Ramat Shlomo and Ramot colonies, in occupied Jerusalem. The statement came after the so-called “Planning and Construction Committee” approved the plans, in the two colonies, located north of occupied East Jerusalem. France said it condemns the […]

10 Nov
3:12

Army Detains Palestinian Who Reportedly Set Greenhouse Ablaze near Gaza Border

Israeli sources have reported, Friday, that the soldiers have detained a Palestinian who ” the perimeter fence, and set a greenhouse ablaze in Hof Ashkelon Regional Council.” Israeli daily Haaretz said the army initially believed the greenhouse was accidentally burnt by the soldiers, who were firing at Palestinian protesters across […]

10 Nov
1:10

Updated: Army Kills One Palestinian, Injures At Least 37 in Gaza

The Health Ministry in the Gaza Strip has confirmed that one Palestinian was killed by Israeli army fire, Friday, while 37 others were injured, during the Great Return March processions near  the eastern borders of the besieged Gaza Strip. Dr. Ashraf al-Qedra, the spokesperson of the Health Ministry in Gaza, […]

09 Nov
6:46

Has The BDS Campaign Really Achieved So Little?

Last March, outgoing Jewish Agency chair Natan Sharansky declared that the Boycott, Divestment and Sanctions (BDS) campaign had “been almost fully defeated”. Sharansky’s pronouncement came two years after Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu announced BDS had been “beaten”. BDS ‘failure’? Premature reports of the BDS campaign’s “failure” are not the sole preserve […]

09 Nov
6:27

Minister Among Those Injured at Kafr Qaddoum

At least four Palestinians, including Minister Waleed Assaf, were injured by rubber-coated rounds, on Friday, while several others suffocated from teargas, when Israeli forces attacked the weekly protest in the village of Kafr Qaddoum, in the northern occupied West Bank, according to local WAFA sources. Morad Shtewi, coordinator of the […]

09 Nov
3:07

Army Injures Several Nonviolent Protesters in Bil’in

Israeli soldiers attacked, Friday, the weekly nonviolent procession against the illegal Annexation Wall and Colonies, in Bil’in village, west of the central West Bank city of Ramallah, causing many injuries. Media sources said the soldiers fired gas bombs and concussion grenades at the nonviolent protesters, causing dozens to suffer the […]

09 Nov
2:58

Soldiers Attack Students during School Celebration

Israeli soldiers invaded Thursday, Beit Ta’mar Palestinian village, east of the West Bank city of Bethlehem, and started firing live rounds at students, teachers and officials of the Ministry of Education, during a school celebration. Media sources said the soldiers, and many illegal colonialist settlers, surrounded the area, before the […]

09 Nov
2:18

Army Injures Many Palestinians, Abducts Three And Attacks Ambulance near Ramallah

Israeli soldiers attacked, Friday, dozens of Palestinians while praying on lands Israel intends to illegally annex in Jabal ar-Reesan, west of the central West Bank city of Ramallah, wounding many of them, including a medic, and abducted three. Media sources said the soldiers abducted Fares Nasser, Mohammad Manthoum, and a […]

09 Nov
2:00

Soldiers Abduct A Child Near Hebron

Israeli soldiers abducted, Friday, eight-year-old child, at the entrance of Beit Ummar town, north of Hebron, in the southern part of the occupied West Bank. Media activist Mohammad Awad said the soldiers chased the child, identified as Omar Rabea’ Abu Ayyash, 8, and abducted him. The soldiers claimed they were […]

09 Nov
12:00

Israeli Colonists Puncture Tires, Write Racist Graffiti near Salfit

A group of illegal Israeli colonialist settlers invaded, on Friday at dawn, Kafr ed-Deek town, west of Salfit in Central West Bank, punctured tires of several parked cars and wrote racist graffiti. Media sources in Tubas said the assailants punctured the tires of several cars, before writing racist anti-Palestinian graffiti […]

09 Nov
11:32

Soldiers Abduct Two Palestinians near Jenin

Israeli soldiers abducted, on Friday at dawn, two former political prisoners from their homes in Arraba and Methaloon towns, south of the northern West Bank city of Jenin. The Palestinian Prisoners’ Society (PPS) has reported that the soldiers abducted Yazid Jom’a Taher, after invading and violently searching his home. The […]

09 Nov
2:18

Israeli Soldiers Abduct A Child near Jenin

Israeli soldiers abducted, Thursday, a Palestinian child in Ya’bad child, southwest of the northern West Bank city of Jenin. Media sources said the soldiers abducted Mohammad Abdul-Hakim Abu Bakr, 15, while he was in the southern area of the town, and took him to an unknown destination. On Wednesday, the […]

08 Nov
11:44

Updated: “Israeli Soldiers Kill A Palestinian In Central Gaza”

The Palestinian Health Ministry in Gaza has confirmed that Israeli soldiers killed, Thursday, a young man, and injured several others,  east of the al-Maghazi refugee camp, in the central Gaza Strip. It said that Mohammad ‘Ala Abu Shabin, 20, was shot with a live round in the upper chest, when […]

08 Nov
10:45

PCHR Weekly Report On Israeli Human Rights Violations in the Occupied Palestinian Territory (01 – 07 November 2018)

Israeli forces continued with systematic crimes, in the occupied Palestinian territory (oPt), for the week of 01 – 07 November, 2018. Israeli forces continued to use excessive force against unarmed civilians and peaceful protestors in the Gaza Strip. A civilian succumbed to wounds he sustained during his participation in the […]

08 Nov
10:32

Contaminated Drinking Water in Gaza Spurs ‘Blue Baby Syndrome’

The unshaven doctor with circles under his eyes enters the children’s ward at Al Nassar Hospital in Gaza City. It’s a Thursday evening, almost the weekend. The ward is bleak and eerily quiet, but for the occasional wail of an infant. At each cubicle, sectioned off by curtains, it’s a similar image: A baby lies […]