13 Dec

Israeli Army Assassinates Two Fighters In Northern Gaza

An Israeli army drone fired, on Tuesday at noon, a missile at a Motorcycle in Beit Lahia, in the northern part of the Gaza Strip, killing two resistance fighters, and wounding several bystanders. The two Palestinians have been identified as Mustafa Mofeed al-Sultan, 29, from Beit Lahia, and Hasan Ghazi […]

12 Dec

EU Research Collaboration With Israeli Police in Tatters After Belgian University Exit

The prestigious Catholic University of Leuven in Belgium has announced its withdrawal from a controversial EU-funded research cooperation project with the Israeli police and the Israeli Ministry of Public Security. The Catholic University of Leuven in Belgium has announced its withdrawal from a controversial EU-funded research cooperation project with the […]

12 Dec

Tilda Swinton, Peter Gabriel and Other Celebrities Condemn Trump Move

Tilda Swinton, Mark Ruffalo, Roger Waters, Peter Gabriel and Brian Eno are among dozens of writers, musicians and actors who have condemned Donald Trump’s move to recognise Jerusalem as the capital of Israel. “In recognising Jerusalem as Israel’s capital,” the letter states, “Donald Trump seeks to achieve through a declaration what […]

12 Dec

UPDATE: Ten Students Injured during Tulkarem University Protests

At least ten Palestinians were injured on Tuesday, during renewed clashes between Israeli forces and students at the campus of Palestine Technical University, in Tulkarem, northwest of the West Bank, according to local sources. Israeli soldiers, stationed at a military base adjacent to the campus, clashed with students who were […]

12 Dec

Bethlehem Mayor Responds to Israeli Report on Christmas

The mayor of Bethlehem, lawyer Anton Salman, on Monday, made comments about an Israeli report which portrayed Bethlehem city as if it were simply celebrating Christmas and separating itself from the Palestinian struggle, and the ongoing political situation, while there are protests and clashes currently ongoing in all Palestinian cities,  […]

12 Dec

Update: “Israeli Soldiers Abduct 22 Palestinians In The West Bank”

The Palestinian Prisoners’ Society (PPS) has reported that Israeli soldiers abducted, since Monday evening until Tuesday at dawn, 22 Palestinians in several parts of the occupied West Bank, bringing the number of abducted Palestinians since the U.S. President made his illegal recognition of occupied Jerusalem as the unified capital of […]

12 Dec

Report: “Israeli Soldiers Killed Four Palestinians, Injured 1778, Since Wednesday”

The Palestinian Health Ministry has reported that Israeli soldiers have killed four Palestinians, and injured 1178 others, since Monday evening, after the U.S. President Donald Trump made his illegal recognition of occupied Jerusalem as the unified capital of Israel. The Ministry stated that the soldiers have injured 1396 in the […]

12 Dec

Israeli Army Fires Missiles Into Southern and Northern Gaza

The Israeli army fired, on Monday evening, tank shells and missiles into what was described as a “monitoring post” run by the al-Qassam Brigades, the armed wing of Hamas, in southern Gaza, and many missiles into Palestinian lands, in northern Gaza. The army claimed, “it was retaliating” to shells fired […]

12 Dec

Israeli Soldiers Injure 149 Palestinians In The West Bank And Gaza Strip

Israeli soldiers shot, Monday, 149 Palestinians in several parts of the occupied West Bank, including Jerusalem, and the Gaza Strip, as the army continued to use excessive force against Palestinians protesting the illegal U.S. recognition of occupied Jerusalem as the capital of Israel, the Palestinian Health Ministry has reported. The […]

12 Dec

Israeli Soldiers Injure A Palestinian In Jerusalem

Israeli soldiers shot, on Monday evening, a young Palestinian man from the Suwwana neighborhood, in the Old City of occupied East Jerusalem, and abducted him while bleeding. Eyewitnesses said the soldiers fired several live rounds at a group of young men, wounding one in the thigh, before abducting him. The […]

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12 Dec

PCHR Condemns Israeli Authorities’ Decision to Decrease Fishing Area to Six Nautical Miles

The Palestinian Center for Human Rights (PCHR) condemns the Israeli authorities’ decision to decrease the fishing area to 6 nautical miles off the area from the Gaza Valley to Rafah City in the south.  According to the Israeli decision, the Palestinian fishermen in the Gaza Strip are banned from sailing […]

11 Dec

PPS: “Israeli Soldiers Abduct 25 Palestinians In The West Bank”

Updated: The Palestinians Prisoners’ Society (PPS) has reported that Israeli soldiers abducted, at night and throughout dawn hours Monday, at least twenty-five Palestinians, during violent and extensive military invasions and searched of homes, in the occupied West Bank. The Bethlehem office of the PPS said the soldiers abducted Khalil Taha […]

11 Dec

Army Abducts Three Young Palestinians In Bil’in

Israeli soldiers invaded, Sunday, the village of Bil’in, west of the central West Bank city of Ramallah, and abducted three young Palestinian men. Iyad Burnat, of a senior nonviolent leader of the Popular Committee against the Wall and Colonies in Bil’in, said the soldiers abducted his son Abdul-Khaleq, and two […]

11 Dec

Israeli Soldiers Abduct Seven Palestinians In Hebron

Israeli soldiers abducted, Sunday, seven Palestinians, including children, in several parts of the southern West Bank governorate of Hebron, and caused many residents to suffer the effects of teargas inhalation, the Palestinian Prisoners’ Society (PPS) has reported. The soldiers invaded the center of Hebron city, assaulted dozens of protesters after […]

11 Dec

Army Vehicle Runs Over 5-year-old Girl in Hebron

A five-year-old Palestinian girl was injured on Sunday, after she was run over by an Israeli military vehicle in the Old City of Hebron. The Palestinian Ministry of Health confirmed that a girl was hit by an Israeli military jeep, which led to bruises in her legs, adding that she […]

11 Dec

Christian Palestinians Not Welcoming of Mike Pence Visit

Christian Palestinians, along with Muslims, held a protest in front of the historic Church of the Nativity, after Sunday prayers, to express their rejection of US president Donald Trump’s decision to consider Jerusalem to be the capital of Israel. The protesters assured that they would not meet with Trump’s second […]

11 Dec

Israeli Organization Calls for Raids on Al-Aqsa

Members of the so-called “Temple Mount” movement are publicly calling its followers to participate in wide scale mass raids on Al-Aqsa Mosque, on Sunday, after the US president Donald Trump announced occupied Jerusalem the capital of Israel. According to Al Ray Palestinian Media Agency, followers and settlers were called to […]

11 Dec

Palestinian Woman and Student Shot in Gaza Protests

A Palestinian protester is evacuated after being injured during clashes with Israeli security forces near the border with Israel, east of Gaza City in October 2015 (AFP, File) At least two Palestinians, one woman and one minor, were shot and injured by Israeli forces in the southern Gaza Strip district […]

11 Dec

Israeli Security Guard Stabbed & Wounded at Jerusalem Bus Station

A Palestinian man allegedly stabbed and wounded an Israeli security guard at the entrance to the Jerusalem central bus station Sunday, although the motivation behind the attack remains unclear. According to the Israeli police spokesman Micky Rosenfeld, the alleged attacker pulled out a knife and stabbed the security guard before […]

11 Dec

Demonstrations against US Jerusalem Policy Continue Worldwide (Photos)

Palestinians and pro-Palestine activists worldwide continued their protests against US American President Donald Trump’s recognition that Jerusalem is Israel’s capital. Days of Palestine reports that hundreds staged a protest in Paris against Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu’s visit to France on Sunday. Protestors carried Palestinian flags and photos of French […]

11 Dec

Israeli Army Injures Dozens Of Palestinians In Nablus

The Emergency Services of the Palestinian Red Crescent (PRC) has reported that Israeli soldiers have injured, Sunday, dozens of Palestinians, including children, in several parts of the northern West Bank governorate of Nablus. It said that six Palestinians were shot with rubber-coated steel bullets, and scores suffered the effects of […]

10 Dec

Israeli Soldiers Attack Protesters In Hebron

Israeli soldiers resorted to the excessive use of force, Sunday, and attacked dozens of Palestinians, mainly schoolchildren, who marched in the al-‘Arroub refugee camp, north  of Hebron, denouncing the illegal American stance regarding occupied Jerusalem. The Palestinians marched from several schools in the refugee camp, while chanting for the liberation […]

10 Dec

Army Abducts A Child In Bethlehem, Injures Several Palestinians

Israeli soldiers injured several Palestinians, and abducted one child, earlier Sunday, at the eastern entrance of ‘Aida refugee camp, north of Bethlehem, in the occupied West Bank. Medical sources said the soldiers attacked Palestinian protesters, and fired many gas bombs and concussion grenades, causing many to suffer the effects of […]

10 Dec

Israeli Soldiers Abduct Four Palestinians In Hebron

Israeli soldiers abducted, on Sunday at dawn, four Palestinian teenagers, in Beit Ummar town, and the al-Fawwar refugee camp, in addition to summing another Palestinian for interrogation, in Hebron governorate, in the southern part of the occupied West Bank. The soldiers invaded several neighborhoods, and the town’s center, in Beit […]

10 Dec

Palestinians Resist Israel and its US Enabler

As the Israeli crackdown on protests in the Occupied Territories turns deadly, human rights attorney Noura Erakat says that Trump’s decision on Jerusalem is only the latest US attack on Palestinian self-determination. TRNN video & transcript: AARON MATÉ: It’s The Real News. I’m Aaron MatĂ©. The uproar continues over President […]

10 Dec

Israeli Violence Against Civilians, Press Continues Through Weekend in Hebron (VIDEO)

12/09/17 | International Solidarity Movement | al-Khalil Team Clashes continued throughout the weekend in Hebron, after Palestinian civil society groups called for “three days of rage” in response to Donald Trump’s widely unrecognized declaration that Jerusalem is the capital of Israel. Across the West Bank and Gaza, Palestinians organized general […]

10 Dec

Youth Shot in Eye with Rubber Bullet during Ramallah Protest

Israeli army forces, Saturday night, shot a young Palestinian man in his eye with a rubber-coated steel bullet, during protests at the northern entrance of the city of al-Bireh. The Ministry of Health said, in a press release, that the man was transferred to the Palestine Medical complex in the […]

10 Dec

Protests Continue in Bethlehem

Israeli soldiers violently suppressed protests in the southern occupied West Bank city of Bethlehem for the third day in a row, on Saturday, firing tear gas and sponge-tipped bullets at locals. Dozens of people were treated for severe tear-gas inhalation while others were injured with sponge bullets, according to Ma’an […]

09 Dec

Israeli Army Attacks Nonviolent Protesters In Jerusalem, Assault Reporters

Israeli soldiers attacked, Saturday, nonviolent Palestinian protester in Salaheddin Street, in occupied East Jerusalem, and assaulted many residents, and journalists. The soldiers, and mounted officers, resorted to excessive force against the Palestinians, and fired dozens of gas bombs and concussion grenades at them, in addition to grabbing Palestinian flags and […]

09 Dec

Israeli Army Fires Tank Shells At Homes And Lands In Northern Gaza

Israeli soldiers fired, on Saturday evening, several shells at homes and lands in Beit Hanoun, in the northern part of the Gaza Strip, causing property damage. The soldiers fired at least three tanks shells, two into farmlands lands, and one which detonated near a home, causing serious damage but no […]

09 Dec

Israeli Building Laws Push Father to Demolish His Children’s Rooms

DCIP,  Ramallah, December 8, 2017— Three siblings’ dream of having their own rooms rapidly collapsed under the strictly enforced Israeli building laws for Palestinians in East Jerusalem. Baha Fawaka, 14, and his siblings, Bayan, 12, and Ayham, 7, enjoyed their new rooms for just two months before their housing situation […]

09 Dec

Gaza Student Shot during Clashes with Israeli Forces

A student was injured on Saturday, east of Khan Younis, in the south of the Gaza Strip, when Israeli soldiers stationed near the border opened fire at a group of students demonstrating against a US decision recognizing Jerusalem as the official capital of Israel. Witnesses said hundreds of students were […]

09 Dec

How Israel Occupies Education in East Jerusalem

As part of Israel’s attempt to claim occupied East Jerusalem part of its capital, it started to imposed Israeli curriculum on Palestinian schools. by Jaclynn Ashly The Zahwat al-Quds kindergarten and primary school’s walls are decorated with colourful cartoons, while its students are dressed in grey-and-red striped uniforms. The children’s wide smiles […]

09 Dec

Israeli Soldiers Injure Many Palestinians In Bethlehem

Israeli soldiers attacked, Saturday, dozens of Palestinians, who marched near the northern entrance of Bethlehem city, in the occupied West Bank, wounding dozens, including a journalist. The soldiers attacked the Palestinians, who marched from the center of Bethlehem city, and headed towards its northern entrance, before the soldiers fired dozens […]

09 Dec

Israeli Air Force Bombards Gaza, Kills Two Palestinians

The Palestinian Health Ministry in Gaza has reported that Israeli soldiers fired, on Saturday at dawn, several missiles into an area, south of Gaza city, killing two Palestinians, and causing serious damage to many buildings. Dr. Ashraf al-Qedra, the spokesperson of the Health Ministry in Gaza, said medics and rescue […]

09 Dec

After Trump’s Jerusalem H-Bomb: Weighing Options for Palestinians

by Nadia Hijab Protests around the world are planned against US president Donald Trump’s decision to recognize Jerusalem as Israel’s capital. In so doing, Trump dispensed with such details as boundaries and borders – indeed with international law itself – and repeated the long hollowed-out US commitment to facilitate “a lasting peace agreement.” Given […]

09 Dec

Security Council Holds Emergency Session on Jerusalem

The United Nations Security Council, on Friday, convened an emergency session, at the invitation of eight countries, to discuss US President Donald Trump’s decision to unilaterally recognize occupied Jerusalem as the capital of Israel. During the meeting, the council expressed “grave concern over the dangers of escalating violence,” just following […]

09 Dec

Ministry Of Health: Two Palestinians Killed, 1,114 Injured by Israeli Army Fire

The Palestinian Health Ministry reported, Friday, that Israeli soldiers have killed two Palestinians, and injured 1114 others, in several parts of the occupied West Bank, including occupied Jerusalem, and the Gaza Strip. A baby was one of those injured on Friday. The Ministry said that 954 Palestinians received treatment by […]

09 Dec

Israeli Army Attacks Scores of Palestinian Journalists

The Palestinian Journalists Syndicate has reported that Israeli soldiers deliberately targeted scores of journalists, Friday, in various parts of the occupied West Bank, Gaza Strip and Jerusalem. It said that the soldiers shot Omar Abu Awad, the head of Palestine TV office in Jericho, with a rubber-coated steel bullet in […]

08 Dec

Friday: Two Palestinians Killed In Gaza; More Than 767 Protesters Injured by Israeli Troops

Update: The Palestinian Health Ministry has reported that another Palestinian died from serious wounds he suffered after Israeli soldiers opened fire at Palestinians in northern Gaza. The Palestinian, identified as Maher Atallah , 54, was shot in northern Gaza on Friday evening, and died from his serious wounds at a […]

08 Dec

PCHR Weekly Report: 2 Dead, 6 Wounded by Israeli Forces This Week

In its Weekly Report On Israeli Human Rights Violations in the Occupied Palestinian Territories for the week of 29 Nov. – 06 Dec. 2017, the Palestinian Center for Human Rights found that Israeli forces continued systematic crimes in the occupied Palestinian territories this week. A Civilian was killed by Israeli […]

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08 Dec

Thursday: 108 Wounded as Israeli Troops Attack Palestinian Protesters in Ten Cities

The Palestinian Red Crescent Society reported that its medical teams treated 108 Palestinians for injuries from Israeli attacks on Palestinian protesters Thursday, including wounds received from live rounds. The medics treated wounded Palestinians who had participated in protests in Jerusalem, Bethlehem, Ramallah, Nablus, Tulkarem, Qalqilia, Jenin, Hebron, Khan Younis and […]

08 Dec

Israeli Soldiers Isolate Kufur Qaddoum

Earlier Friday, dozens of Israeli soldiers surrounded and isolated Kufur Qaddoum town, east of the northern West Bank city of Qalqilia, ahead of the weekly protest against the Annexation Wall and colonies. The army stopped and searched dozens of cars, and interrogated many Palestinians, while inspecting their ID cards. Morad […]

08 Dec

Israeli Army Increases Military Deployment In The West Bank And Gaza Border Areas

The Israeli army has significantly increased its deployment across the occupied West Bank, including in and around Jerusalem, and all border areas in the Gaza Strip, in anticipation of massive protests against claims by Donald Trump, and his U.S. Administration, recognizing Jerusalem as the unified capital of Israel, and denying […]

08 Dec

Israeli Soldiers Abduct Seventeen Palestinians In Jerusalem

Israeli soldiers invaded on Friday at dawn, the Old City of occupied East Jerusalem, and the areas of Wad al-Jouz and as-Suwwana, in addition to nearby al-Isawiya town, searched and ransacked dozens of homes and abducted at least seventeen Palestinians. Media sources in Jerusalem said the soldiers invaded and homes […]

08 Dec

Mustafa Barghouti: Unlike US Embassy, Palestinians Will Not Be Moved

As protests erupt over Trump’s recognition of Jerusalem as Israel’s capital, Dr. Mustafa Barghouti says Trump and Netanyahu won’t succeed in displacing Palestinians from their homeland. Mustafa Barghouti was born in Jerusalem, 1954. He is a leader of the Palestinian National Initiative, founded in 2002 and a member of Palestinian […]

08 Dec

Army Injures One Palestinian, Abducts Three, Near Ramallah

Dozens of Israeli soldiers invaded, Thursday, Ni’lin village, west of the central West Bank city of Ramallah, shot and injured one Palestinian, and abducted three others. The soldiers attacked dozens of Palestinians, who marched from the local mosque, and fired many live rounds, rubber-coated steel bullets, gas bombs and concussion […]

08 Dec

Israeli Army Strikes Several Border Areas In Gaza

The Israeli army and Air Force fired many shells and missiles into border areas, in the Gaza Strip, in addition to firing dozens of rounds of live ammunition, while Israeli drones flew over the coastal region. At least one tank shell was fired into an area, east of the al-Maghazi […]

08 Dec

Israeli Soldiers Injure Dozens of Palestinians Near Qalqilia

Israeli soldiers invaded, Thursday, ‘Azzoun town, east of the northern West Bank city of Qalqilia, and injured dozens of Palestinians, who were protesting the American decision to recognize Jerusalem as the unified capital of Israel. The head of the Emergency Department in Qalqilia, Monther Nazzal, said the medics provided treatment […]

08 Dec

Israel Decides To Build 7000 Units For Colonists In Occupied East Jerusalem

Israeli “Housing Minister,” former commander of the Southern Command in the Israel Army Galant, have decided, Thursday, to push forward a plan for the construction of 14000 units in Jerusalem, including 7000 for Jewish colonists in East Jerusalem. Galant’s plan aims at building 5000 units in Atarot illegal colony, which […]

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07 Dec

Bethlehem, Beit Jala, Beit Sahour Engage in “Christmas Blackout” to Protest US Jerusalem Decision

Just days after the Christmas tree lighting in the birthplace of Jesus, Bethlehem, the lights on the giant Christmas tree were turned off at the request of local officials, to protest the US claim that Jerusalem is the capital of Israel. The ‘Christmas Blackout’ protest also included the Christmas tree […]

07 Dec

Haniyya Slams American Decision, Calls For Massive Intifada In Palestine

In a televised speech from his home in the ash-Shati refugee camp in Gaza, the head of the Political Bureau of Hamas movement, Ismail Haniyya, strongly denounced the American decision to recognize Jerusalem as the capital of Israel and to move the embassy to the occupied city, and called for […]

07 Dec

Israeli Soldiers Abduct 36 Palestinians In West Bank

The Palestinian Prisoners’ Society (PPS) has reported that Israeli soldiers have abducted, on Thursday at dawn, 36 Palestinians in the occupied West Bank, including 22 from Qusra village, south of Nablus, during extensive invasions and violent searches of homes. The Nablus office of the PPS, in northern West Bank, said […]

07 Dec

Palestinian March In Masses In Support of Jerusalem

All Palestinian national and Islamic forces and factions have declared Wednesday, Thursday and Friday to be days of total popular struggle throughout Palestine and outside, calling on the masses of the Palestinian people to gather and sit-in in front of the Israeli embassies and consulates around the world. Forces and […]

07 Dec

Abbas: “Trump’s Decision Violates International Law, Foils All Efforts Of Peace”

Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas stated that the decision of U.S. President Donald Trump regarding recognizing occupied Jerusalem as Israel’s capital, and moving the U.S. Embassy to the occupied city, is a sharp blow to all efforts aiming at achieving a lasting and comprehensive peace. Abbas stated that this announcement also […]

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07 Dec

Donald Trump Declares Jerusalem “Capital of Israel”

In a move that contradicts decades of US policy, flagrantly violates international law and signed peace agreements, and discards the Palestinian people’s basic rights, the sitting U.S. President Donald Trump on Wednesday unilaterally declared Jerusalem to be the capital of Israel. The U.S. government now joins Israel as the only […]

07 Dec

Trump’s Jerusalem Embassy Move Was Long in the Works

President Trump will recognize Jerusalem as the capital of Israel and move the American embassy there. Ali Abunimah of the Electronic Intifada says years of US policy set the stage. Ali Abunimah is co-founder of the award-winning online publication The Electronic Intifada and author of One Country: A Bold Proposal to End […]

07 Dec

Tayseer Khaled Calls for Boycott of US Goods

Amid controversy over the US decision to move their embassy to Jerusalem, PLO Executive Committee member, Tayseer Khaled, published a press release calling for an international campaign in the Arab, Islamic and Friendly States to boycott US goods. The press release stated the following, according to the PNN: “Tayseer Khaled […]

07 Dec

US to Reduce Aid to Palestine

The US House of Representatives voted, on Tuesday, to sharply reduce the annual $300m in US aid to the Palestinian Authority (PA), unless it stops paying families of Palestinian abducted by Israel. The measure is intended to stop the PA from paying salaries to Palestinian families of which Israeli occupation […]

06 Dec

Israeli Soldiers Close Roads, Invade Homes And Confiscate Surveillance Equipment, Near Jenin

Israeli soldiers closed, Wednesday, the western road of Ya’bad town, and several minor roads, southwest of Jenin, invaded and ransacked homes, and confiscated surveillance equipment. Media sources in Jenin said Israeli army bulldozers placed rocks and sand hills at the western entrance of Ya’bad town, and roads leading to the […]

06 Dec

Army Abducts Three Palestinians, Searches Homes, In Hebron

The Hebron office of the Palestinian Prisoners’ Society (PPS) has reported that Israeli soldiers have abducted, Wednesday, three Palestinians, and searched many homes, in Halhoul, Yatta and Beit Ummar, in the southern West Bank governorate of Hebron. Dozens of soldiers invaded Halhoul town, north of Hebron, and conducted violent searches […]

06 Dec

Palestinian Child Dies From Wounds Suffered In 2014

Palestinian medical sources have reported that a child died, on Wednesday morning, from serious wounds he suffered when the soldiers bombarded his family’s home, during the 2014 Israeli war on Gaza, killing three family members. The sources stated that the child, identified as Mohammad Saleh Abu Haddaf, 4, remained in […]

06 Dec

Soldiers Abduct A Palestinian Teen, A Young Man, And Beat Up Two Siblings In Their Homes, Near Jenin

Israeli soldiers abducted, on Tuesday evening, a Palestinian teenage boy from Jenin refugee camp, in addition to a young man in Siris village, south of Jenin, and invaded two homes before beating up two siblings, in Ya’bad town, west of Jenin, and closing Dothan military roadblock, in Jenin governorate, in […]

05 Dec

Army Abducts Three Palestinians From Jenin And Hebron, Injure One

Israeli soldiers abducted, earlier Tuesday, one Palestinian near the northern West Bank city of Jenin, and two others from the southern West Bank governorate of Hebron. On Monday evening, the soldiers shot and injured a Palestinian driver near Hebron. Media sources in Jenin said the soldiers invaded Jilqamous village, east […]

05 Dec

Israeli Soldiers Abduct Seven Palestinians, Including Five Children, In Jerusalem

Israeli soldiers abducted, overnight until dawn hours Tuesday, seven Palestinians, including five children and one woman, from their homes, in several parts of occupied East Jerusalem. The Palestinian Prisoners’ Society (PPS) said the soldiers abducted a young man, identified as Ahmad Zahran, from northwest Jerusalem. It added that the soldiers […]

05 Dec

It’s Time the International Community Stood Up for Palestinian Children

The policy of the international world, which gives a blind eye for the Israeli violations against the Palestinians, encourages the Israelis to carry out more crimes. Israel’s mistreatment of Palestinian children is not a new development but rather one example of its many breaches of international law and international humanitarian […]

05 Dec

Global Coalition: Embassy Move to Jerusalem Endangering US Economic and Political Interests

Global Coalition in Support of Al-Quds and Palestine said, Sunday, that any measures to relocate the American Embassy from Tel Aviv to Jerusalem, or to recognize the legitimacy of the occupation over the Palestinian city of Jerusalem are “dull” and will be rejected. According to Al Ray Palestinian Media Agency, […]

05 Dec

Navy Abducts 5 Fishermen and Seizes Boats in Gaza

The Israeli occupation Navy abducted five fishermen, on Sunday evening. seizing their boats from the Sudanese Sea, north of Gaza. The captain, fisherman Amjad al-Shrafi, said, according to the PNN, that the boat was owned by fisherman Khamis Abu al-Sadiq, and  that occupation forces took the five fishermen working on the […]

05 Dec

Army Injures Twelve Palestinians Near Nablus

Israeli soldiers invaded, Monday, the village of Qusra, south of the northern West Bank city of Nablus, clashed with local youngsters, who hurled stones at the invading army jeeps, and injured twelve Palestinians, including two with live fire. The Palestinian Red Crescent Society said the soldiers shot two young men […]

04 Dec

Several Palestinians Suffer Effects Of Israeli Teargas Bombs Near Jenin

Several Israeli army jeeps invaded, on Monday evening, Kafr Dan town, west of the northern West Bank city of Jenin, and fired many gas bombs at local youngsters, who hurled stones at the invading army jeeps, causing many Palestinians to suffer the effects of teargas inhalation. The soldiers invaded the […]

04 Dec

Thousands Attend Christmas Tree Lighting Ceremony in Bethlehem

Outside the Church of the Nativity in Bethlehem, where Christians believe that Jesus was born, thousands of people gathered Saturday for the annual Christmas tree lighting celebration, ceremony, concert and fireworks. Among the people who attended the ceremony were the Palestinian Prime Minister Rami al-Hamdallah, the Governor of Bethlehem Major […]

04 Dec

Israeli Soldiers Abduct Six Palestinians, Including Children, in Bethlehem, Hebron And Jenin

Israeli soldiers abducted, on Monday at dawn, six Palestinians, including three children, in the West Bank governorates of Bethlehem, Hebron and Jenin, after the army invaded many homes and violently searched them. The Bethlehem office of the Palestinian Prisoners’ Society (PPS) said the soldiers abducted Issa Mohammad al-Hreimi, 17, from […]

04 Dec

Army Abducts The Head Of the Legal Department Of The Detainees Committee

The Palestinian Detainees Committee has reported that Israeli soldiers have abducted, on Monday at dawn, the head of its Legal Departments, Lawyer Eyad Misk, after storming and searching his home in Kafr Aqab town, in occupied East Jerusalem. In a press release, the committee said that Misk was taken to […]

04 Dec

Roger Waters Confronts the Occupation of the Canadian Mind (VIDEO)

Rock musician and Palestinian rights advocate Roger Waters discusses his recent concert tour in Canada. TRNN transcript & video: D. Lascaris: This is Dmitri Lascaris for The Real News network. Legendary musician Roger Waters, the co-founder of Pink Floyd, just completed a 14 concert tour of Canada which concluded on […]

04 Dec

Israeli Soldiers Abduct Four Guards Of Al-Aqsa Mosque

Israeli soldiers abducted, on Monday at dawn, four guards of the Al-Aqsa Mosque, in occupied East Jerusalem, and took them to several detention and interrogation centers. The soldiers abducted Luay Abu Sa’ad, while trying to enter the mosque through Bab al-Asbat (Gate of The Tribes). In addition, the soldiers abducted […]

04 Dec

Settlement Pollutes Palestinian Olive Groves With Sewage Water

The picture might look beautiful, but the water badly smells of sewage. 11/17 | International Solidarity Movement | Nablus Team  The farmers in South Bruqin have had to face the difficulties living next to, and having land stolen by, the illegal settlement of Bruchin since 2000. The last eastern expansion […]

04 Dec

Hundreds of Elected Officials in the Spanish State Endorse BDS for Palestinian Rights

Hundreds of elected officials in the Spanish State endorse BDS for Palestinian rights, setting a new BDS precedent in Europe. They include mayors, city councillors, members of congress, presidents of regional parliaments and members of the European Parliament. (Madrid City Council) This week, on the International Day of Solidarity with the […]

04 Dec

Settlement Council Honors Odeh’s Killer

Shomron regional council head Yossi Dagan, in the north of the West Bank, decided to honor the murderer of Mahmoud Odeh, who died in Qasra village, south of Nablus, last Thursday. Al Ray reports that, according to “04” news site, Dagan said, “He deserved all kind of respect and appreciation as […]

04 Dec

US Prepares for Protests at US Embassies upon Announcement of Jerusalem Move

The US State Department’s security arm has been told to plan for potentially violent protests at US embassies and consulates, once the Trump administration announces it is moving the US embassy  to Jerusalem. US President Donald Trump could announce, as early as Tuesday, that the US recognizes Jerusalem as Israel’s […]

04 Dec

Army Invades Two Schools Near Bethlehem, Detains Local Council Head And Workers, Near Hebron

Israeli soldiers invaded, Sunday, two schools in the town of al-Khader, south of Bethlehem, in the occupied West Bank, after firing gas bombs and concussion grenades at them.In  Hebron, the soldiers detained a Local Council head, two council members, and workers. The soldiers also detained the head of Tiwani Local […]

04 Dec

Israeli Soldiers Detain A Child And A Young Man, In Jenin

Israeli soldiers invaded, on Sunday at night, Rommana village, west of the northern West Bank city of Jenin, detained a child and a young man, and released them after interrogating them for several hours. Media sources in Jenin said the soldiers invaded Rommana, and installed a military roadblock, in the […]

03 Dec

Israeli Navy Detains Five Fishermen, Injures One, In Northern Gaza

Israeli navy ships attacked, on Sunday evening, a Palestinian fishing boat in the Sudaniyya Sea, in the northern part of the Gaza Strip. The Navy fired many live rounds at the fishing boat, wounding one fisherman. They then seized the boat and detained five fishermen. The attack took place in […]

03 Dec

Israeli Soldiers Abduct A Shepherd In Northern Plains

Israeli soldiers abducted, Sunday, a Palestinian shepherd in grazing lands, in the Northern Plains of the Jordan Valley, in the occupied West Bank. Eyewitnesses said the soldiers attacked shepherds in the area, close to Maskiot illegal colony, and abducted one of them. They added that the Palestinian has been identified […]

03 Dec

Palestinians Tear Down Iron Gate in Protest of Apartheid Wall

A Palestinian youth rides his bicycle next to Israel’s separation wall on the outskirts of Jerusalem (AFP/Ahmad Gharabli/File) A group of Palestinian youths reprtedly managed to bring down an iron gate that was set up by Israeli forces as part of Israel’s illegal separation wall, running through the village of […]

03 Dec

‘Smuggled’ Palestinian Child Meets Father for the First Time in Israeli Prison

by Rania Zabaneh Whenever someone asked Majd where his father was, he would run to the sitting room and point to a poster hung on the wall. For the 15-month-old toddler, “baba” (Arabic for dad), was a picture, a voice on the other end of the telephone and a lot […]

03 Dec

VIDEO: Bethlehem Museum Decorates Olive Tree to Reflect City’s Suffering under Israeli Occupation

In a ceremony attended by a group of Palestinians and Internationals, under the  initiative of the Holy Land Christian Ecumenical Foundation (HCEF), as part of Bethlehem Heart of Christmas, Bethlehem Museum celebrated the lighting of its Christmas tree which was decorated with gas bombs and live bullets fired by the […]

03 Dec

Israeli Soldiers Abduct A Palestinian Near Jenin

Israeli soldiers abducted, on Saturday at dawn, a Palestinian man from his home, in Zabbouba village, west of the northern West Bank city of Jenin. The Palestinian Prisoners’ Society (PPS) said the soldiers invaded the village, and abducted Rabea’ Kamel Suleiman, 48, after storming his home and violently searching it. […]

02 Dec

Former Hunger Striker under Administrative Detention Ordered into Isolation

Palestinian prisoner and former long-term hunger striker Ayman al-Tabeesh, 37, imprisoned without charge or trial by the Israeli occupation, has been ordered into isolation on the pretext of being a “security threat.” Al-Tabeesh, from the village of Dura near al-Khalil, has been imprisoned since 2 August 2016 with no charges and no trial on the […]

02 Dec

Flynn Plea Shows Collusion With… Israel?

Michael Flynn’s guilty plea to lying to the FBI falls short on Russia “collusion” but points to the Trump administration acting on Israel’s behalf, says author and journalist Max Blumenthal. Max Blumenthal is an award-winning journalist and bestselling author whose articles and video documentaries have appeared in The New York […]

02 Dec

Demonstrations Suppressed in Hebron and Ramallah Districts

Clashes erupted between Israeli forces and Palestinians in a village located in the southern occupied West Bank district of Hebron, after Israeli forces suppressed a protest in the area. Palestinians in the village of Khirbet Qalqas took to the streets to stage a demonstration, after Friday prayers, according to Ma’an. […]

02 Dec

Iranian Military Base Reportedly Targeted by Israeli Forces near Damascus

Israeli planes struck a military base being built  by Iranian military forces, near the Syrian capital of Damascus, with surface-to-air missiles, pro-Assad news outlets reported early on Saturday morning. The strikes were carried out from Lebanese airspace, the reports said, and hit near the city of Al-Kiswa, located some 13 […]

02 Dec

Israeli Colonists Attack Palestinian Shepherds In Northern Plains

Extremist Israeli colonists, illegally living on Palestinian lands, attacked many Palestinian shepherds, Friday, and forced them out of grazing lands, in the Northern Plains of the occupied West Bank. The colonists came from the illegal Rotem outpost, chased the farmers out of the grazing lands, and threatening to shoot them […]

02 Dec

Army Injures 59 Palestinians In Qusra, Near Nablus

Israeli soldiers shot and injured, Friday, at least 59 Palestinians, including three with rubber-coated steel bullets, in Qusra village, south of the northern West Bank city of Nablus, after the soldiers assaulted dozens of residents holding prayers in the area were an Israeli colonist murdered a Palestinian Thursday. The Israeli […]

02 Dec

Bil’in Holds The Weekly Nonviolent Procession

Dozens of Palestinians, accompanied by Israeli and international peace activists, held the weekly nonviolent procession against the illegal Annexation Wall and colonies, in Bil’in village west of the central West Bank city of Ramallah, and demanded the release of detained nonviolent activists. The protesters carried Palestinian flags, and pictures of […]

01 Dec

Army Injures Four Palestinians In Kufur Qaddoum

Israeli soldiers attacked, Friday, the weekly procession in Kufur Qaddoum town, east of the northern West Bank city of Qalqilia, and injured four Palestinians. Morad Eshteiwi, the media coordinator of the Popular Committee in Kufur Qaddoum, said the soldiers fired many gas bombs and concussion grenades, at the Palestinians and […]

01 Dec

Israeli Soldiers Injure A Teen In Northern Gaza

Israeli soldiers shot and injured, Friday, a Palestinian teenage boy, east of Jabalia town, in the northern part of the Gaza Strip, Dr. Ashraf al-Qedra, the spokesperson of the Ministry of Health in Gaza, said the teen, 16 years of age, was shot with a live round in his leg, […]

01 Dec

Soldiers Invade Homes Near Qalqilia And Bethlehem

Dozens of Israeli soldiers invaded, on Friday at dawn, the towns of Azzoun and Kafr Thulth, east of Qalqilia, in the northern part of the occupied West Bank. The army also invaded many homes in Bethlehem governorate, and summoned several Palestinians for interrogation. Media sources in Qalqilia said the invasions […]

01 Dec

Israeli Soldiers Demolish A Home Near Jenin, Injure Many Palestinians, Including An Infant

Israeli soldiers invaded, on Friday at dawn, the town of Qabatia, south of the northern West bank city of Jenin, and demolished a home, in addition to causing many Palestinians, including an infant and an elderly woman, in addition to detaining two young men. Deputy Governor of Jenin, Kamal Abu […]

01 Dec

Israeli Soldier Stabbed to Death in Negev

An Israeli soldier was found lying unconscious, on Thursday evening, bleeding from stab wounds, outside of a mall in the city of Arad, in the Negev desert. Attempts to revive him were unsuccessful and he was declared dead on the scene. “When we arrived to the scene a young man […]

30 Nov

Israeli Army Bombards Gaza, Injures Three Palestinians

The Israeli Air Force fires at least four missiles into an area, south of Gaza city, wounding three Palestinians, who were rushed to the Shifa Medical Center, west of the city. The army also fired missiles and artillery shells into several areas in the besieged coastal region. Media sources in […]