13 Apr
11:21

Army Abducts Four Palestinians, Including Three Siblings, Near Hebron

Israeli soldiers invaded, on Friday at dawn, Hebron city in the southern part of the occupied West Bank, Deir Samit, Beit Ummar and Beit Awwa nearby towns, searched many homes and stores, abducted four Palestinians, including three siblings, and confiscated silver. Media sources said dozens of soldiers invaded Deir Samit […]

13 Apr
11:03

Israeli Colonizers Deface, Attempt To Burn, A Mosque Near Nablus

Several extremist Israeli colonizers infiltrated, on Friday at  dawn, into Aqraba Palestinian town, south of the northern West Bank city of Nablus, before defacing and attempting to burn a local mosque. Media sources in Nablus said the colonizers wrote racist graffiti, and poured gasoline on the main doors, and other […]

13 Apr
3:29

Detainee Al-Hindi Continues Hunger Strike For The 33rd Day

The Palestinian Prisoners’ Society (PPS) has reported, Thursday, that detainee Mosab Tawfiq al-Hindi, 29, is ongoing with an open-ended hunger strike he started 33 days ago, protesting being held under arbitrary Administrative Detention orders without charges or trial. The detainee, from Tal town, in the northern West Bank governorate of […]

13 Apr
3:01

Israeli Soldiers Kill Another Palestinian In Gaza

Palestinian medical sources have reported that Israeli soldiers killed, on Thursday evening, a young man east of Khuza’a town, east of Khan Younis, in the southern part of the Gaza Strip. He is the second to be killed on Thursday. The soldiers also targeted Palestinian ambulances, wounding one medic. Dr. […]

12 Apr
9:33

PCHR Weekly Report On Israeli Human Rights Violations in the Occupied Palestinian Territory (05 – 11 April 2018)

Israeli forces continued with systematic crimes in the occupied Palestinian territory (oPt) for the week of 05 – 11 April, 2018. Israeli forces continued to directly target peaceful protests along the Gaza Strip borders without their posing any threat to the Israeli soldiers’ lives. 8 Palestinian civilians, including 2 children […]

12 Apr
9:19

Detainee from Hebron Enters 18th Day of Hunger Strike

Detainee Sami Mohammad Janazra, 45, from the al-Fawwar refugee camp in Hebron, continues his open hunger strike for the 18th day, in a protest against the renewal of his administrative detention, according to a report released on Thursday, by the detainees and ex-detainees’ commission. After his visit to the Ofer detention […]

12 Apr
9:08

Israeli Forces Prevent Restoration Work in Old City Hebron

The Israeli army, on Thursday, prevented the rehabilitation of a historical building in the Old City neighborhood of Hebron, in the southern West Bank, according to local sources. Imad Hamdan, head of the Hebron Rehabilitation Committee, the body in charge of maintaining old buildings in Hebron, told WAFA that the […]

Mohammad Hjeila
12 Apr
12:30

Israeli Forces Bomb Gaza, Killing One Palestinian

After Israeli tanks spent the day, on Wednesday, firing artillery shells at numerous sites in northern and eastern Gaza, the Israeli military stepped up its assault on the coastal enclave Wednesday night with bombs dropped by the Israeli airforce which killed one Palestinian and injured another. The Palestinian who was […]

12 Apr
10:12

Israeli Soldiers Abduct Fourteen Palestinians In West Bank

Israeli soldiers abducted, on Thursday at dawn, fourteen Palestinians from their homes, after invading and violently searching them, in several parts of the occupied West Bank, and injured many others near Jenin and Hebron. The Palestinian Red Crescent Society (PRC) said many Palestinians suffered the effects of teargas inhalation, after […]

11 Apr
10:58

Israel’s Relentless Land Grabs: How Palestinians Resist

by Yara Hawari Overview It has been 42 years since the Israeli police shot and killed six Palestinian citizens of Israel as they protested the expropriation of thousands of dunums of Palestinian land by the government. The protests were a result of mass collective action across the part of Mandate Palestine […]

11 Apr
10:23

Jeremy Corbyn Calls for Reconsideration of Arms Sales to Israel

Head of British Labour Jeremy Corbyn has said that Britain should consider halting the sale of arms to Israel, after nine more Palestinians lost their lives on the Gaza border. In a message read at a demonstration outside Downing Street yesterday, Corbyn condemned the violence as an “outrage”, and attacked […]

11 Apr
10:15

Occupation Captured

POSTED BY: CHRISTIAN PEACEMAKER TEAMS APRIL 10, 2018 Photos of Palestinian life and Israeli occupation in the West Bank city of Hebron. Segregation Pictured here: The Jewish holiday of Passover took place between March 30 and April 7 this year. During the Jewish celebrations, Palestinians face an increase in restrictions of movement and […]

11 Apr
10:02

Israeli Forces Target School with Tear Gas

Israeli forces, Wednesday, attacked a school with tear gas canisters in Nahalin town, to the west of Bethlehem, said a municipal source. The town’s deputy mayor Hani Fannun told WAFA that Israeli forces raided the town, particularly the school area, and surrounded Nahalin Secondary Boys School. He said that the […]

11 Apr
9:55

Internationals Penalized for Support of Palestine

Eight American Jews from the “If Not Now Movement” were arrested in front of US Senator Chuck Schumer’s office in Manhattan, on Monday. The activists were chanting, “How many more Chuck?” referring to the number of Palestinian protesters killed at the Gaza Border. The New York senator has not bothered […]

11 Apr
9:03

Israeli Soldiers Abduct Three Palestinians In Hebron

Israeli soldiers abducted, on Wednesday at dawn, a Palestinian man and his wife, in addition to a young man, in the southern West Bank governorate of Hebron. Media sources in Hebron said the soldiers invaded Bani Neim town, east of the city, searched homes and abducted an elderly man, identified […]

11 Apr
4:50

Updated: Israeli Soldiers Abduct Four Palestinians In Qalqilia And Nablus

Israeli soldiers invaded, earlier on Wednesday at dawn, Azzoun town, east of Qalqilia, and Tal village, southwest of Nablus, in northern West Bank, and abducted four Palestinians. The soldiers also invaded Silwad, near Ramallah, and the al-‘Arroub refugee camp, north of Hebron. Media sources in Qalqilia, in northern West Bank, […]

11 Apr
3:15

Israeli Sharpshooter Seriously Injures A Young Man In The Neck In Southern Gaza

Palestinian medical sources have reported that an Israeli army sharpshooter shot and seriously injured, Tuesday, a young man with a live round in his neck, after the army attacked protesters near the border fence, east of Khan Younis, in the southern part of the Gaza Strip. The Palestinian was rushed […]

10 Apr
7:24

Israeli Officials Commend Soldier Cheering after Sniping Palestinian Boy (VIDEO)

Several Israeli ministers and Knesset Members praised an Israeli sniper who cheered after shooting an unarmed Palestinian boy near Gaza’s borders. (See video below.) Israeli Defense Minister Avigdor Lieberman said that the soldier “deserves an appreciation certificate” for doing his job properly. Education Minister Naftali Bennett came “Anyone who was […]

10 Apr
7:10

UN Commissioner Condemns Israeli Army Killing of Gaza Protesters

United Nations (UN) High Commissioner for Human Rights Liz Throssell released a statement, over the weekend, condemning the “deplorable killing” of Palestinian protesters in Gaza. The statement was released on Friday, hours before nine Palestinians were killed along the border — including a journalist and two minors — bringing the […]

10 Apr
7:01

Gaza Children Celebrate the Life of Martin Luther King Jr.

A group of Palestinian children gathered on Monday, near the eastern border area of the Gaza city, to celebrate the 50th anniversary commemorating the life of American icon activist Martin Luther King.   In their speech, the children paid tribute to Martin’s non-violent struggle and peaceful resistance in fighting racism, […]

10 Apr
6:45

Israeli Forces & Settlers Drive Palestinian Farmers Off Their Land

Israeli forces and settlers, Tuesday, forced Palestinian farmers to leave their land in the town of al-Khader, south of Bethlehem, according to a local activist. Hassan Brejieh, member of the anti-wall and anti-settlement committee in Bethlehem, told WAFA that Israeli forces and settlers broke into the land of Ibrahim Sbeih […]

10 Apr
6:29

Dublin City Council Votes to Support BDS

The Ireland-Palestine Solidarity Campaign (IPSC) has warmly welcomed the vote by Dublin City Council to formally support and endorse the Palestinian-led Boycott, Divestment and Sanctions (BDS) movement for freedom, justice and equality. The motion, voted for by a majority of Councillors, according to the PNN, also commits the council to […]

mohammad marshoud
10 Apr
12:07

Palestinian Shot in Head by Israeli Settler on Sunday Dies of His Wounds

Palestinian medical sources reported on Monday evening that a man died from serious wounds he suffered Sunday when an Israeli colonial settler shot him near Mishor Adumim colony between Jerusalem and Jericho. The sources said that Mohammad Abdul-Karim Marshoud, 30, died from his serious wounds on Monday evening. The Israeli […]

10 Apr
11:52

Army Injures Many Schoolchildren Near Ramallah

Israeli soldiers fired, Tuesday, several gas bombs at a school for girls in the al-Mughayer village, northeast of the central West Bank city of Ramallah, causing many schoolchildren to suffer the effects of teargas inhalation. Marzouq Abu Naim, a member of al-Mughayer Local Council, said dozens of soldiers were stationed […]

10 Apr
11:22

Israeli Soldiers Abduct Five Palestinians In Hebron, Ramallah And Qalqilia

Israeli soldiers abducted, on Tuesday at dawn, five Palestinian men from their homes in the West Bank governorates of Hebron, Ramallah and Qalqilia, during violent invasions and military searches of homes. In Hebron, in the southern part of the occupied West Bank, the soldiers abducted a former political prisoner, identified […]

10 Apr
10:44

Army Abducts Eight Palestinians In Jerusalem

Israeli soldiers abducted, on Tuesday at dawn, eight young Palestinian men, including a former political prisoner, from several parts of occupied East Jerusalem. Several army jeeps invaded the al-‘Isawiya town, in Jerusalem, searched homes and abducted Ali Sufian Obeid and Ahmad Essam Darwish. The soldiers also invaded the home of […]

10 Apr
10:16

Israeli Soldiers Demolish A Home Near Ramallah

Israeli soldiers demolished, Tuesday, an under-construction Palestinian home in Jibiya Village, north of the central West Bank city of Ramallah. Media sources in Ramallah said several army jeeps, and bulldozers, invaded the village during early morning hours, and surrounded the property. They added that the soldiers then demolished the under-construction […]

10 Apr
1:37

Army Injures Six Palestinians In Gaza

Israeli soldiers shot, Monday, six Palestinians, including a medic, in addition to causing dozens to suffer the effects of teargas inhalation, in border areas in several parts of the Gaza Strip. Palestinian medical sources said Israeli army sharpshooters shot two young men, in Khuza’a village, east of Khan Younis, in […]

A staff member at the Erez Crossing between Israel and Gaza waits during the transfer of a 6-day-old baby from Gaza to a hospital in the city of Nablus in the occupied West Bank for medical treatment. Israeli authorities approved permits for medical appointments for only 54 percent of Palestinians seeking vital medical treatment outside of Gaza in 2017. © 2015 Medical Aid for Palestinians (MAP)
10 Apr
12:51

Israel refuses permits for two wounded Palestinians to transfer hospitals

Two seriously wounded Palestinians who were shot by Israeli forces on March 30th at the Land Day protests are in imminent danger of losing their legs, and have requested transfer to a specialty hospital in Ramallah. But Israeli authorities have denied their applications for permits to travel. According to the […]

09 Apr
10:29

Updated: Israeli Soldiers Abduct Fifteen Palestinians In The West Bank

Israeli soldiers abducted, on Monday ay dawn, fifteen Palestinians, including two women, and a former government Minister, from their homes in several parts of the occupied West Bank. In Ramallah, in central West Bank, the soldiers invaded Budrus village, west of the city, searched homes and abducted a woman, identified […]

09 Apr
9:35

Palestinian Dies From Serious Wounds Suffered On March 30th

Palestinian medical sources have reported, on Monday morning, that a man who was shot by Israeli army fire on March 30th, in the southern part of the Gaza Strip, has succumbed to his wounds. Dr. Ashraf al-Qedra, spokesperson of the Health Ministry in Gaza, identified the Palestinian as Marwan Odah […]

09 Apr
8:36

Israeli Army Jeep Rams A Palestinian Teen In Hebron

Medical sources have reported that Israeli soldiers chased, on Sunday evening, a Palestinian teenage boy while riding his bicycle near the Tiwani village, east of Yatta, south of the southern West Bank city of Hebron, and rammed him with their jeep. Rateb Jabour, the coordinator of the Popular and National […]

09 Apr
8:25

Soldiers Abduct A Former Political Prisoner In Jenin

Israeli soldiers invaded, on Monday at dawn, Jenin city, in northern West Bank, abducted a former political prisoner, in addition to breaking into the home of a former government minister, before interrogating him and his con. The Jenin office of the Palestinian Prisoners’ Society (PPS) said the soldiers abducted former […]

09 Apr
7:51

Israeli Soldiers Abduct Two Young Men Near Jenin

Israeli soldiers abducted, on Sunday evening, two young Palestinian men from Sielet al-Harithiyya town and Zabbouba village, in the northern West Bank governorate of Jenin. Media sources in Jenin said the soldiers installed a sudden military roadblock at the Jenin-Jaffa Road, near al-Yamoun town junction, before stopping and searching dozens […]

08 Apr
6:28

B’Tselem under Investigation for urging Israeli Soldiers Not to Kill Gaza Protesters

Israeli Defense Minister Avigdor Lieberman has asked Israeli Attorney-General Avichai Mandelblit to investigate rights group B’Tselem for asking Israeli soldiers not to kill Gaza protesters. In a tweet, Liberman urged the state to “probe the heads of B’Tselem for incitement to disobedience after their call for soldiers to refuse orders in […]

08 Apr
6:20

Agricultural Lands Shelled by Israeli Artillery

Israeli artillery, Sunday, shelled Palestinian agricultural land in the Juhr Ad-Dik area, southeast of Gaza city. No casualties were reported, said WAFA sources. Israeli artillery stationed along Gaza borders with Israel, to the southeast of Gaza city, fired six missiles targeting agricultural land to the east of Juhr ad-Deek. The […]

08 Apr
6:15

MADA Calls for Investigation into Killing of Journalist and Other Civilians in Gaza

The Palestinian Center for Development and Media Freedoms (MADA) has called for a formation of an independent commission of inquiry to investigate the killing of Yaser Murtaja, a 31 year-old photojournalist for Ain Media and the disproportionate use of excessive force by Israeli forces against journalists and civilians during the […]

08 Apr
11:28

Army Abducts 28 Palestinians In The West Bank

Israeli soldiers abducted, from Saturday evening until Sunday at dawn, 28 Palestinians, from their homes in several parts of the occupied West Bank, including occupied East Jerusalem. The Israeli army issued a press release stating that its soldiers “arrested 28 wanted Palestinians,” and moved them to several detention and interrogation […]

08 Apr
11:14

Update: Army Abducts Six Palestinians, Including Children, In Jerusalem

Israeli soldiers abducted, on Sunday at dawn, three Palestinians from their homes in the al-‘Isawiya town, in occupied Jerusalem. Three other Palestinians, including two children, were abducted from their homes in the town, on Saturday evening. Media sources in Jerusalem said the soldiers invaded and ransacked many homes in the […]

08 Apr
10:53

Palestinian Dies of Wounds Sustained Last Tuesday

A Palestinian man who was shot and seriously wounded by Israeli soldiers on April 2nd near Tulkarem died of his wounds on Sunday. Mohammad Sobhi Anbar was shot in front of the military roadblock east of Tulkarem last Monday April 2nd, and was taken to the Mayer Israeli Medical Center. […]

08 Apr
8:22

Army Abducts One Palestinian, Summon Another, In Bethlehem

Israeli soldiers abducted, on Sunday at dawn, one Palestinian, and summoned another for interrogation, in the West Bank governorate of Bethlehem. Media sources in Bethlehem said the soldiers abducted Sufian Amer Ta’amra, 21, from his home in Beit Ta’mar area, east of Bethlehem, after invading his family’s home and violently […]

08 Apr
12:51

Not Only Against Demonstrators but also Journalists: Israeli forces Practice Murder in Cold Blood

On Saturday, 07 April 2018, Israeli forces killed photojournalist Yasser Murtaja. Murtaja succumbed to wounds he sustained after being hit with a live bullet that was shot by an Israeli sniper to the abdomen. Since the beginning of the incidents, 9 journalists sustained live bullets wounds. The Palestinian Center for […]

07 Apr
9:37

Israeli Soldiers Shoot Three Palestinians, One Seriously, In Gaza

The Palestinian Health Ministry has reported, Saturday, that Israeli soldiers shot three young Palestinian men, including one who suffered a serious injury, in Malka area, east of Gaza city. The Ministry said the three Palestinians were all shot with live fire and added that one of them is in a […]

yassar
07 Apr
11:28

Two more Palestinians, including a journalist, killed in Friday border protests in Gaza

The Palestinian Health Ministry reported that two Palestinian civilians, including a photojournalist, were injured on Friday at the border protests, and died of their injuries overnight. The two were wounded when Israeli soldiers attacked protesters who were gathered in the north, east, and southern borders of Gaza. They were identified […]

07 Apr
4:55

The Occupation of the American Mind – RAI with Pink Floyd’s Roger Waters

On Reality Asserts Itself (RAI) with Paul Jay, legendary musician Roger Waters and Sut Jhally discuss their new film about the Israeli public relations campaign to influence U.S. public opinion. TRNN video & transcript: (Additional links at bottom of page.) JAY: Welcome to The Real News Network, and welcome to […]

06 Apr
9:14

PCHR Weekly Report On Israeli Human Rights Violations in the Occupied Palestinian Territory (29 March – 04 April 2018)

Israeli forces continued with systematic crimes in the occupied Palestinian territory (oPt) for the week of 29 March – 04 April, 2018. The Bloodiest Week After 2014 Offensive on the Gaza Strip Israeli forces continued to directly target peaceful protests along the Gaza Strip borders which didn’t pose any threat […]

06 Apr
8:14

Israeli Soldiers Kill Seven Palestinians, Including A Child, Injure 922 In Gaza

Updated: The Palestinian Health Ministry in the Gaza Strip has confirmed that Israeli soldiers killed, Friday, seven Palestinians, including one child, and injured 992 others, in several parts of the coastal region.  An eighth Palestinian died from serious wounds suffered last Friday. Update: The soldiers killed Ala’ Yahya az-Zamily, 17, […]

06 Apr
7:27

Gideon Levy: The Israel Massacre Forces

by Gideon Levy The death counter ticked away wildly. One death every 30 minutes. Again. Another one. One more. Israel was busy preparing for the seder night. TV stations continued broadcasting their nonsense. It’s not hard to imagine what would have happened if a settler had been stabbed – on-site […]

06 Apr
7:16

Army to Shoot Palestinians within 300 Meters of Gaza Fence

The Israeli army has stepped up military measures on the border with the Gaza Strip after demonstrators gathered there for the Great March of Return, today. According to a military reporter for the Israeli news site Wallah, the Israeli army is preparing for another protest planned for the weekend, and […]

06 Apr
6:31

Israeli Soldiers Attack The Weekly Procession In Bil’in

Israeli soldiers attacked, Friday, the weekly nonviolent procession held by many Palestinian, Israeli and international peace activists in Bil’in village, west of the central West Bank city of Ramallah, causing many to suffer the effects of teargas inhalation. The nonviolent protesters marched from the village heading towards their lands, isolated […]

06 Apr
4:37

Army Abducts Three Children In Bethlehem, Injure Many In Nablus

Israeli soldiers abducted, Friday, three Palestinian children near the northern entrance of the West Bank city of Bethlehem, and injured many others near Nablus, in the occupied West Bank. The soldiers also attacked protesters in Kufur Qaddoum. Media sources in Bethlehem said the soldiers resorted to the excessive use of […]

06 Apr
2:51

Israeli Soldiers Injure Several Palestinians In Hebron

Israeli soldiers attacked, Friday, dozens of nonviolent Palestinian protesters in Hebron, in the southern part of the occupied West Bank, directly after noon prayers, and caused many to suffer the effects of teargas inhalation. Media sources in Hebron said the soldiers broke into and ransacked many homes and occupied their […]

06 Apr
12:32

Israeli Soldiers, Including Sharpshooters, Take Position, As Protests Start In Gaza; Injure Three

Dozens of Israeli soldiers, including sharpshooters, heavily deployed across the border fence in the Gaza Strip, started taking positions and shooting posts in several parts of the besieged Gaza Strip, ahead of mass nonviolent protests in the coastal region. Update: The Palestinian Health Ministry said the soldiers shot three Palestinians […]

Thaer Rabea
06 Apr
10:40

Palestinian Dies From Serious Wounds Suffered Last Friday In Northern Gaza

The Palestinian Health Ministry has reported that a young man died on Friday morning from serious wounds he suffered when Israeli soldiers shot him with live fire, last Friday March 30th, in northern Gaza. The Palestinian, Tha’er Mohammad Rabe’a, 30, suffered serious wounds after being shot with live army fire, […]

06 Apr
6:11

353 Palestinian Children Inside Israeli Jails on Palestine Children’s Day

Marking Palestine Children’s Day, the PLO’s Prisoners’ Committee and the Palestinian Prisoners’ Society said that 353 Palestinian children had been taken into Israeli custody since the start of 2018. In the statement, the two groups said: “In addition to being brutally arrested in the dead of night, they are sometimes intentionally […]

06 Apr
5:58

Israeli Soldiers Open Fire on Gaza Fishermen, Injuring 3

Israeli naval forces opened fire on Palestinian fisherman as they were sailing along the coast of the Gaza Strip, Thursday, injuring three. Local sources told Maan News Agency that three fishermen were injured with live ammunition, including one who suffered life-threatening wounds. The fishermen, whose identities were unknown at the […]

06 Apr
5:44

Hundreds of Settlers Storm Joseph’s Tomb in Nablus

Hundreds of Israeli settlers stormed Joseph’s Tomb, on Thursday at dawn, in Nablus city, north of West Bank, guarded by Israeli forces under the pretext of performing Talmudic rituals and celebrating the Jewish Passover.   Eyewitnesses said that more than ten military vehicles came from Beit Furik checkpoint and stormed […]

06 Apr
5:33

New Book Sheds Light on Life in Occupied Golan

“Forgotten Occupation: Life in the Syrian Golan after 50 Years of Israeli Occupation” is the title of a new book published this week by Al-Marsad, a Golan Heights based human rights organization. A press release by Al-Marsad, the only human rights organization based in the occupied Golan Heights, tells the […]

05 Apr
1:58

Army Kills A Palestinian In Gaza, Another Young Man Dies From Wounds Suffered Last Friday

Palestinian medical sources have reported, Thursday, that Israeli soldiers killed one Palestinian with a missile fired from an armed drone, late on Wednesday at night, while another Palestinian died from wounds he suffered last Friday, in the Gaza Strip. The sources said that an armed Israeli military drone fired a […]

05 Apr
12:27

Israel Separates Palestinian Mother From Her Husband And Children In Jerusalem

The Israeli authorities have recently deported a Palestinian mother, who is married and was living with her Jerusalemite Palestinian husband and children for the past sixteen years, after repeatedly denying her applications for residency in the occupied city. The Wadi Hilweh Information Center in Silwan (Silwanic) said the Palestinian woman, […]

05 Apr
11:40

Undercover Soldiers Attacks Two Young Men, Abduct Two, In Jerusalem

Undercover Israeli soldiers attacked, Thursday, two young Palestinian men in occupied East Jerusalem, causing one to lose consciousness, and abducted the other young man, in addition to abducting a young man from al-‘Isawiya town, while dozens of soldiers invaded various areas in the city and installed roadblocks. Media sources said […]

05 Apr
10:45

Israeli Soldiers Abduct A Palestinian, Search Homes, In Hebron

Israeli soldiers invaded, on Thursday at dawn, Hebron city in the southern part of the occupied West Bank, searched many homes and attacked several Palestinians before abducting one. Media sources in Hebron said the soldiers abducted Abed Ahmad Abu Sneina, after storming and ransacking his home in the city. They […]

05 Apr
10:35

Soldiers Search Tens And Barns In Northern Plains

Israeli soldiers invaded, late on Wednesday at night, many residential tents, and barns, in the West Bank’s Northern Plains, while colonialist settlers wrote racist graffiti, and punctured tires, in occupied Jerusalem. Dozens of soldiers invaded Khirbat Hamsa village, in the Northern Plains, before storming and searching residential tents used by […]

05 Apr
8:45

Army Abducts Four Palestinians From Jenin And Nablus

Israeli soldiers invaded, on Thursday at dawn, Jenin city, Jenin refugee camp and Deir Abu Da’if village, east of Jenin, in addition to Nablus, in the northern part of the occupied West Bank, searched many homes and abducted four young Palestinian men. Media sources said dozens of soldiers invaded Jenin […]

05 Apr
5:02

Israeli Soldiers Shoot Six Palestinians In Gaza

Israeli soldiers shot, on Wednesday evening, at least six young men during protests on Palestinian lands, in several parts of the Gaza Strip. The soldiers reported to the excessive use of force against dozens of protesters east of Rafah and Khan Younis, in the southern parts of the Gaza Strip, […]

04 Apr
8:56

Global Protests Denounce Gaza Massacre, Demand Justice for Palestine (VIDEO)

Following the Israeli massacre of at least 17 Palestinians and wounding of over 1,400 Palestinian civilians on Friday, 30 March in the Gaza Strip, protests have taken place in cities and towns around the world. The protesters in Gaza were part of tens of thousands participating in the Great March […]

04 Apr
8:40

The Failures of Western Reporting in Gaza

by Vijay Prashad If you are a Western journalist and you have to report from Gaza, the best thing to do is to treat the Palestinians as a threat. Their bodies are weapons, their existence is dangerous. If a Palestinian is killed by an Israeli soldier, the most appropriate thing to […]

04 Apr
8:33

Settlers Vandalize Palestinian Cars in Qalqilia

Extremist Israeli settlers from the illegal Havat Gilad settlement outpost, in the northern occupied West Bank district of Qalqiliia, raided the Palestinian town of Faraata on Wednesday, where they spray-painted racist graffiti and punctured car tires. Ultra-nationalist Israeli settlers from Havat Gilad raided the town before dawn on Wednesday and […]

04 Apr
8:26

Palestinians Hack Israeli Websites

A group of Palestinian hackers were able to hack a number of Hebrew sites simultaneously, and post on the main pages pictures taken during the attack on the peaceful Great Return March, this past Friday. Ynet reported, according to Al Ray, that the hackers were able to hack a number […]

04 Apr
8:18

Israeli Forces Fire on Shepherds along Gaza Border

Israeli forces, Wednesday, opened fire on shepherds while they were grazing their livestock in pastures along Gaza borders with Israel, said WAFA sources. The shepherds were forced to leave the pastures located along the borders in fear of their lives. No injuries were reported. Earlier today, two Palestinians were shot and […]

04 Apr
8:11

Digital Occupation: Palestinian Online Content Targeted through Mass Surveillance and Biased Content Moderation

The Arab Center for the Advancement of Social Media published, today, its annual report on Palestinian digital activism under the title #Palestine 2017. This annual report is published for the third consecutive year and monitors social media activities of all Palestinians throughout 2017. The research provides statistics and information about […]

04 Apr
2:47

Israeli Soldiers Injure Two Palestinians, Fires At Reporters, In Gaza

Israeli soldiers shot, Wednesday, two young men, and caused dozens of Palestinians to suffer the effects of teargas inhalation, in addition to firing live rounds at reporters, after the army attacked protesters near the border fence east of Gaza city. Medical sources said the soldiers shot two young men with […]

04 Apr
9:55

Army Abducts Ten Palestinians In The West Bank

Israeli soldiers abducted, on Wednesday at dawn, ten young Palestinian men from their homes, in several parts of the occupied West Bank. The soldiers invaded Ras al-‘Ein area, in the northern West Bank city of Nablus, before storming the local Power Company, and abducted a young man, identified as Roshdi […]

04 Apr
9:11

Israeli Soldiers Kill A Palestinian Man In Gaza

Palestinian medical sources have reported that Israeli soldiers killed, on Tuesday evening, a young man east of the al-Boreij refugee camp, in central Gaza Strip. The sources said Ahmad Omar Arafa, 26, died from serious wounds at the Al-Aqsa Hospital, in Deir al-Balah, in central Gaza. They added that Arafa […]

04 Apr
2:30

Soldiers Close A Palestinian School For Girls Near Nablus

Israeli soldiers closed, on Tuesday afternoon, the al-Lubban School for Girls, south of the northern West Bank city of Nablus, after threatening to attack it with gas bombs. ‘Aisha Nubani, the principal of the school, told the WAFA Palestinian News Agency that the soldiers ordered the instant evacuation of the […]

04 Apr
1:56

Israeli Soldiers Issue Illegal Annexation Orders Of Palestinian Land Near Hebron

The Israeli “Civil Administration Office,” run by the Israeli army in the occupied West Bank, issued a military order for the illegal annexation of half a Dunam of Palestinian agricultural land, in Beit Ummar, north of the southern West Bank city of Hebron. The soldiers confiscated half a Dunam of […]

03 Apr
9:38

US Blocks UN Investigation into Israeli Military Killings in Gaza (pt. 1/2)

Reacting to Trump administration blocking of a UN investigation into Israeli military’s killings of Palestinians, Col. Larry Wilkerson says the United States is “in the back pocket of Israel like we have never been associated with any other country in the world.” Distinguished Adjunct Professor of Government and Public Policy […]

03 Apr
12:26

Updated: Israeli Soldiers Abduct Eighteen Palestinians In The West Bank

The Palestinian Prisoners’ Society (PPS) has reported that Israeli soldiers abducted, on Monday at night until morning hours Tuesday, eighteen Palestinians from their homes, after breaking into them and violently searching them, in several parts of the occupied West Bank. In a press release, the PPS said the soldiers abducted […]

03 Apr
10:26

Army Injures Many Schoolchildren In Hebron

Israeli soldiers fired, on Tuesday morning, several gas bombs at schoolchildren in Abu Sneina neighborhood, in the southern part of the occupied West Bank, causing many children, and other Palestinians, to suffer the effects of teargas inhalation. Eyewitnesses said the soldiers fired the gas bombs into the Nahda School, and […]

03 Apr
10:20

Army Kills A Palestinian Near Salfit

Israeli soldiers killed, on Tuesday morning, a young Palestinian man near the junction of Ariel illegal colony, north of Salfit, in northwestern West Bank. The army initially claimed the Palestinian reportedly “attempted to ram soldiers and settlers with his car,” but later revealed that the driver was driving a stolen […]

03 Apr
12:45

Israeli Soldiers Injure Twelve Palestinians In Gaza

Israeli soldiers attacked, Monday, dozens of Palestinian protesters on their lands near border areas, in several parts of the Gaza Strip, and injured twelve Palestinians with live fire, in addition to causing dozens to suffer the effects of teargas inhalation. Medical sources said the soldiers shot two Palestinian, east of […]

03 Apr
12:21

Army Injures Four Palestinians, Abduct One Of Them, In Nabi Saleh Near Ramallah

Palestinian medical sources have reported that Israeli soldiers shot, Monday four young men, assaulted and abducted one of them, after the army invaded Nabi Saleh village, north of the central West Bank city of Ramallah, and attacked protesters. The sources said the army shot three Palestinians with live fire in […]

02 Apr
9:10

Qatar Pledges Unprecedented Financial Support to UNRWA

With its unprecedented pledge of USD 50 million to UNRWA at a recent ministerial conference in Rome, Qatar will become one of UNRWA’s top donors and will have a major impact on the Agency’s ability to continue its vital services to the vulnerable Palestine refugee community during this period of […]

02 Apr
8:57

Palestinian Activist Family on Palestine Land Day

The events of the 1976 Palestine Land Day came after the confiscation of thousands of acres of Arab land within the boundaries of populated areas under the cover of the Galilee Development Project. The main goal was the Judaisation of Galilee and the Triangle areas; particularly the villages of Arrabeh, […]

02 Apr
8:49

Israel Overreacted says US Senator Bernie Sanders

Less than 24 hours after the deaths of Palestinian protesters in the Gaza Freedom March were announced, US Senator, Bernie Sanders of Vermont tweeted: ​“The killing of Palestinian demonstrators by Israeli forces in Gaza is tragic. It is the right of all people to protest for a better future without […]

02 Apr
11:23

Palestinian Dies From Wounds Suffered Friday In Gaza

Palestinian medical sources have reported that a young man died, Monday, from serious wounds he suffered last Friday, when Israeli soldiers attacked nonviolent protesters in several parts of the Gaza Strip, killing 17 of them, and wounding hundreds. Dr. Ashraf Al-Qedra, spokesperson of the Health Ministry in Gaza, said the […]

Mosab Salloul
02 Apr
10:40

Israel confirms holding two bodies of Palestinians killed Friday

Israeli authorities confirmed Sunday that they are holding the bodies of two Palestinians who were killed on Friday during the protests at the borders in Gaza. The two men were identified as: Mohammad Rubaiya and Mosab Zohair Salloul. Although the family confirmed the death of Mosab Salloul, no further information […]

02 Apr
9:00

Israeli Army Abducts Six Children In Jerusalem, Five Young Men In Bethlehem, Nablus And Qalilia

Israeli soldiers abducted, on Monday at dawn, six Palestinian children from their homes in occupied East Jerusalem, in addition to abducting a young man in Bethlehem, three in Nablus, and one in Qalqilia, the Palestinian Prisoners’ Society (PPS) has reported. The PPS said that dozens of soldiers invaded the al-‘Isawiya […]

02 Apr
1:59

Soldiers Attack Palestinians Planting Trees, Near Salfit, Injure One

Israeli soldiers resorted to the excessive use of force, Sunday, against Palestinians planning trees on their lands in Deir Ballout town, west of Salfit, in northeastern West Bank, causing several injuries, during a nonviolent activity aimed at Planting trees on lands threatened by Israel’s illegal construction of expansion of its […]

02 Apr
1:08

Army Injures 98 Palestinians Near Jerusalem

Israeli soldiers injured, Sunday, 98 Palestinians after the army attacked protesters in front of the Al-Quds University, in Abu Dis, east of occupied Jerusalem; two of the wounded were shot in the head, and one in the chest. The Palestinian Red Crescent Society (PRC) said its medics provided treatment to […]

02 Apr
12:59

Israeli Army Injures Eleven Palestinians In Gaza

Palestinian medical sources have confirmed, Sunday, that Israeli soldiers shot at least eleven Palestinians with live fire, including one who suffered a serious injury, while dozens suffered the effects of teargas inhalation, after the army attacked protesters near the border fence, in the eastern part of the Gaza Strip. Five […]

01 Apr
8:32

Israeli Military Admits Massacre of Unarmed Gaza Protesters Was Intentional – then Deletes Tweets

By Ben Norton   The Israeli military has admitted that its bloody crackdown on unarmed Palestinian protesters was “accurate and measured.” The Israel Defense Forces, which shot 773 Gazans with live ammunition, likewise said, “we know where every bullet landed.”   Israel’s military made this admission in posts on Twitter, […]

01 Apr
8:17

Saudi Prince Meets with AIPAC, anti-BDS Leaders during US Visit

Mohammed bin Salman, the crown prince of Saudi Arabia, has met with leaders from a number of right-wing Jewish organizations during his tour of the United States. The groups, which have donated millions to illegal settlement building and the fight against BDS (the Boycott, Divestment and Sanctions) movement, include officials from […]

01 Apr
8:02

275 Settlers Storm Al-Aqsa Courtyards

Dozens of settlers, guarded by intensive police forces, stormed the courtyards of the Al-Aqsa Mosque, on Sunday morning. Jerusalemite sources reported that 275 settlers stormed the mosque via The Moroccan Gate, carrying out provocative tours in its courtyards, and receiving Talmudic teaching. It is noteworthy that the settlers daily storm […]

01 Apr
7:53

Settlers Flood Sewage into Hebron-area Farmland

Israeli settlers, on Sunday, flooded their sewage into an orchard planted with grapes near the town of Beit Ummar, to the north of Hebron, in the occupied West Bank, according to local sources. Yousef Abu Maria, an anti-settlement activist, told WAFA that extremist Israeli settlers from the Gush Etzion settlement, […]

01 Apr
12:43

Lieberman Refuses Investigation, Vows “Harsher” Military Response

Israeli Defense Minister Avigdor Lieberman said, Sunday, that Israel will not hold any investigation, or cooperate with international inquiries, into the excessive use force against unarmed protesters in Gaza, Friday, leading to the death of sixteen Palestinians, in addition to hundreds of injuries. Lieberman did not only refuse any investigation […]

01 Apr
9:13

Israeli Soldiers Abduct Four Palestinians Near Hebron And Bethlehem

Israeli soldiers abducted, on Sunday at dawn, four young Palestinian men, including two teenage siblings, from their homes near Hebron and Bethlehem, in the occupied West Bank. Several army jeeps invaded the al-‘Arroub refugee camp, north of the southern West Bank city of Hebron, searched homes and abducted Ahmad Amjad […]

31 Mar
11:08

Army Abducts Four Palestinians In Hebron

Israeli soldiers abducted, on Saturday evening, four young Palestinian men, and assaulted one of them, in Hebron city, in the southern part of the occupied West Bank. Media sources in Hebron said the soldiers chased Ribhi Mohammad Seder and his brother Tamer, while driving a motorcycle, near the illegal Haggai […]

31 Mar
10:54

Israeli Soldiers Shoot 49 Palestinians In Gaza

Israeli soldiers shot, Saturday, 49 Palestinians protesting on their lands, near border area, in several parts of the Gaza Strip. The Palestinian Health Ministry has reported that the soldiers shot nine Palestinians east of Jabalia and one in Beit Hanoun, in the northern part of the Gaza Strip, 16 east […]

31 Mar
10:39

Palestine Land Day: A Day to Resist and Remember

For Palestinians, Land Day presents an opportunity not only to mark a past event, but also to think about creative and resilient ways to further resist Israeli land theft. Forty-two years ago today, Israeli police shot and killed six Palestinian citizens of Israel as they were protesting the Israeli government’s […]