Category Archives: Beit Hanoun

19 Aug
6:51

Erez Crossing Closed by Israeli Authorities

Israeli occupation authorities informed the Palestinian side of closing Erez border crossing, in the Gaza Strip, on Sunday, to allow the entry of humanitarian cases only. Director of Public Relations and Information Mohammed Al – Maqdama said that Israeli occupation forces announced the closingof the crossing for Palestinian travelers, with […]

16 Aug
2:52

Gaza Strip: Attacks in the Border Areas and Their Consequences

The term “buffer zone” in land and at sea is used for land and sea areas, which were unilaterally and illegally declared by Israeli forces as areas with no access along the eastern and northern borders and in the sea of the Gaza Strip following the Israeli Disengagement Plan in […]

09 Aug
1:03

Palestinian Wells, Tourist Areas, Among Israeli Targeted Sites In Gaza

Media sources in Gaza have reported that, among various sites and areas targeted by Israeli missiles in the coastal region, are water wells, and tourist areas. Yousef Abu Kamil, from the Public Relations department of al-Mughraqa Local Council, said the Israeli missiles destroyed a well owned by the city, and […]

09 Aug
4:33

Israeli Missiles Kill A Pregnant Palestinian Mother And Her Child In Northern Gaza

The Palestinian Health Ministry has confirmed that Israeli army missiles have killed a pregnant Palestinian mother, and her infant daughter, 18 months of age, in central Gaza. The mother was nine months pregnant. Dr. Ashraf al-Qedra, the spokesperson of the Health Ministry in Gaza, has confirmed that the soldiers killed […]

16 Jul
3:55

Israeli Drone Fires A Missile In Northern Gaza

An Israeli army drone fired, on Monday evening, a missile at Palestinians, reportedly flying flaming balloons, east of Beit Hanoun, in the northern part of the Gaza Strip. Eyewitnesses said the missile exploded near several Palestinians, but did not lead to any casualties. Israeli Ynet News has reported that a […]

15 Jul
3:48

Israeli Missile Injures Three Palestinians In Northern Gaza

The Israeli army fired a missile, Sunday, at Palestinians in the Hay Al-Tuffah area, northern Gaza Strip, moderately wounding at least three. Israeli military and political leaders threaten a large-scale offensive; Hamas leadership says, “the Palestinians in Gaza will remain steadfast.” Media sources in Gaza said the missile was fired […]

15 Jul
12:56

Israeli Air Strikes Kill Two Children, Injure 25 Palestinians, In Gaza

The Israeli Airforce carried out, on Saturday evening, several airstrikes targeting Gaza, killing two children and wounding at least twenty-five Palestinians in Gaza city, when the missiles struck a  building next to a public green park, filled with people. The Health Ministry in Gaza said the Israeli missiles killed Amir […]

14 Jul
3:54

Israeli Air Force Carries Out Dozens Of Air Strikes In Gaza

The Israeli Air Force carried out, on Saturday afternoon, dozens of airstrikes targeting sites, reportedly run by armed resistance groups, and the areas around them, in several parts of the besieged Gaza Strip. The Israeli war jets fired at least four missiles into a center near the Egyptian border, in […]

14 Jul
4:19

Israeli Army Fires Missiles Into Gaza

The Israeli Air Force carried out, on Friday at night, many airstrikes reportedly targeting centers run by armed resistance groups, in the central and northern parts of the Gaza Strip. The Israeli army claimed it was retaliating to a grenade which was hurled at soldiers operating near the border fence, […]

14 Jul
3:17

PCHR: “Israeli Forces Kill Palestinian Civilian and Wound 95 Others, including 17 Children, 3 Women, 2 Paramedics, and 2 Journalists”

In New Crime of Excessive Use of Lethal Force against Peaceful Demonstrators in Gaza Strip, Israeli Forces Kill Palestinian Civilian and Wound 95 Others, including 17 Children, 3 Women, 2 Paramedics, and 2 Journalists The Palestinian Centre For Haman Rights (PCHR): On Friday, 13 July 2018, using excessive lethal force against […]

12 Jul
6:50

Civilians Survive New Israeli Airstrikes on Gaza

A group of Palestinian civilians, on Thursday, survived an Israeli missile attack which targeted an open area near the town of Beit Hanoun, in the northern Gaza Strip, according to WAFA correspondence. An unmanned Israeli drone launched a missile towards Palestinians near the northern Gaza-Israel border fence, just east of […]

11 Jul
11:00

Tightening Closure Imposed On the Gaza Strip For 11th Year

Israeli Authorities Impose Closure On the Only Commercial Crossing in the Gaza Strip “ Karm Abu Salem” and Reduce Fishing Area. PCHR strongly condemns the Israeli authorities decision to tighten the closure imposed on the Gaza Strip and close the only commercial crossing “Karm Abu Salem” and warns of its […]

10 Jul
2:19

Gaza Strip: Attacks in the border areas and their consequences

PCHR Fact Sheet: The term “buffer zone” in land and at sea is used for land and sea areas, which were unilaterally and illegally declared by Israeli forces as areas with no access along the eastern and northern borders and in the sea of the Gaza Strip following the Israeli […]

07 Jul
2:17

Israeli Soldiers Kill One Palestinian Injure 396, In Gaza

The Palestinian Health Ministry has confirmed, Friday, that Israeli soldiers killed one Palestinian, and injured 396 others, after the army attacked the “Great Return March” processions, in the eastern parts of the besieged Gaza Strip. The Ministry said the soldiers killed Mohammad Kamal Abu Halima, 22, after shooting him with […]

06 Jul
1:21

Army Abducts Two Palestinians In Bethlehem And Gaza

Israeli soldiers abducted, on Friday at dawn, a young Palestinian man near Bethlehem, in the occupied West Bank. On Thursday evening, the soldiers abducted a civil authority official from Gaza. Media sources in Bethlehem said several army jeeps invaded the al-Khader town, south of the city, searched homes and abducted […]

02 Jul
1:39

Palestinian Detainee Continues Hunger Strike For 28th Day Despite Health Deterioration

The Palestinian Prisoners Society (PPS) has reported, Sunday, that a detainee from Bethlehem, in the occupied West Bank, is ongoing with a hunger strike he started 29 days ago, protesting being held under arbitrary Administrative Detention order, without charges, in addition to bad living conditions and the repeated punitive measures […]

30 Jun
12:32

In New Crime of Excessive Use of Lethal Force against Peaceful Demonstrators in Gaza Strip, Israeli Forces Kill 2 Palestinian Civilians; One of Them is Child, and Wounded 124 Others, including 13 Children, 3 Women, 3 Paramedics, and Female Journalist

The Palestinian Centre For Human Rights (PCHR): On Friday, 29 June 2018, using excessive lethal force against the peaceful protesters in eastern Gaza Strip for the 11th Friday in a row, Israeli forces killed 2 Palestinian civilians, including a child, and wounded 124 other civilians, including 13 children, 3 women, 3 […]

30 Jun
3:36

Dr. al-Qedra: “Israeli Soldiers Killed Two Palestinians, Including A Child, Injured 415”

Dr. Ashraf al-Qedra, the spokesperson of the Health Ministry in Gaza, has confirmed that Israeli soldiers killed, Friday, two Palestinians, including a child, and injured 415 others, including 11 children, two women and three medics, in the “Great Return March” processions along the eastern parts of the Gaza Strip. Dr. […]

14 Jun
10:01

Palestinian Dies From Wounds Suffered Eight Years Ago

Medical sources have reported, Wednesday, that a Palestinian man from northern Gaza died from serious complications caused by wounds he suffered after Israeli soldiers shot him eight years ago. The sources said the man, identified as Kamal Mohammad al-Yaziji, from Beit Hanoun, in the northern part of the Gaza Strip, […]

03 Jun
9:58

Israeli Army Fires Missiles Targeting Fifteen Sites In Gaza

The Israeli Air Force fired, overnight, many missiles targeting fifteen sites in the Gaza Strip, reportedly after several homemade shells were fired from Gaza into nearby Israeli areas. Media sources in Gaza said that army fired missiles into a site, run by an armed resistance group, believed to be al-Qassam […]

31 May
3:15

Israeli Colonizers Attack And Injure Two Siblings In Bethlehem

Palestinian medical sources have reported, Wednesday, the two siblings were injured after Israeli colonizers assaulted them in Husan town, west of Bethlehem in the occupied West Bank. Ahmad Salah, the coordinator of the Popular Committee against the Wall and Colonies, said the assailants came from Sidi Boaz colony, illegally built […]

30 May
6:21

Al-Qassam And Al-Quds Brigades: “Israel Started This Aggression, We Retaliated, And Will Defend Our People”

A joint statement by the Al-Qassam Brigades of Hamas and the Al-Quds Brigades of the Islamic Jihad claimed responsibility for firing shells into Israeli targets across the border fence, and said the shelling came in retaliation to Israeli escalation. The two groups said they retaliated by firing dozens of shells […]

30 May
5:28

Israeli Army Fires More Missiles Into Gaza

The Israeli army continued, on Wednesday at dawn, the firing of missiles, targeting several areas of the besieged Gaza Strip, in what Israel called “retaliation to shells fired from Gaza into Israeli communities, across the border fence.” The Israeli Air Force fired at least three missiles into a site, run […]

26 May
4:20

Updated: “115 Injured by Israeli Gunfire on Gaza Border, Palestinian Succumbs to Earlier Wounds”

The Palestinian Health Ministry said the soldiers injured 115 Palestinians, including seven children and four women, after the army attacked the protesters with live fire and gas bombs, across the border area in the eastern parts of the coastal region. Thousands of Palestinians participated in the protests, which started after […]

21 May
3:46

Health Ministry: “Israeli Army Killed 112 Palestinians, Injured 13190 Since March 30th”

Dr. Ashraf al-Qedra, the spokesperson of the Palestinian Health Ministry in the Gaza Strip, has reported Sunday that Israeli soldiers have killed 112 Palestinians, and injured 13190 since the Great Return March protests started on the Palestinian Land Day, March 30th, 2018. Dr. al-Qedra said that the soldiers killed 13 […]

19 May
3:27

56 Palestinians reported injured during demonstrations in Gaza on first Friday of Ramadan

Today, as of 20:00, Israeli forces injured 56 Palestinians in Gaza, according to the Palestinian Ministry of Health (MoH), during demonstrations near the perimeter fence as part of the “Great March of Return.” Although 15 May, the 70th anniversary of what Palestinians refer to as the 1948 “Nakba”, was initially […]

17 May
3:03

One Palestinian Moderately Injured After Israeli Air Force Fires Missiles Into Gaza

The Palestinian Health Ministry has reported that one Palestinian was moderately injured after the Israeli Air Force fires missiles into several sites run by the Al-Qassam Brigades, the armed wing of Hamas, in the Gaza Strip, causing damage. The Air Force fired three missiles at “Asqalan Camp,” in Beit Lahia […]

16 May
5:01

Army Kills Two Palestinians In Gaza

Israeli soldiers killed, on Tuesday evening, two Palestinians, east of the al-Boreij refugee camp, in central Gaza, and injured more than 417, in several parts of the coastal region. The Palestinian Health Ministry said the soldiers killed Bilal Bodeir al-Ashram, 18, from the Nusseirat refugee camp, east of Deir al-Balah, […]

15 May
1:45

UPDATE: DEATH TOLL 58 in Israeli Military Assault on Gaza Protests

Updated: The Palestinian Health Ministry has confirmed that Israeli soldiers killed, Monday, 58 Palestinians, including six children and four officers of the Palestinian Ministry of Interior and National Security, in the Gaza Strip, and injured 2771. Among the slain Palestinians are six children, including an infant, only eight months of […]

14 May
3:01

Updated: “Israeli Soldiers Kill 25, Injure 918, In Gaza”

The Palestinian Health Ministry has confirmed, Monday, that Israeli soldiers killed (by approximately 3 in the afternoon) 25  Palestinians, including one child, and injured at least 918, in several parts of the Gaza Strip. It said that 584 of the wounded Palestinians were rushed to hospitals in several parts of […]

11 May
10:06

Army Fires Gas Bombs At Palestinians Near Gaza Border Areas In Gaza

As hundreds of Palestinians started gathered near five border areas, along the eastern parts of the Gaza Strip to prepare for this Friday’s Great Return March, Israeli soldiers stated fires high velocity gas bombs at them, while more military units have been deployed there. The army also deployed more sharpshooters […]

Yousef Jasser Abu Jazar
01 May
1:20

Three Palestinians Who Were Killed By The Army, Sunday, Identified

The al-Mezan Center for Human Rights has reported that the three Palestinians, who were killed by Israeli army fire, Sunday, has been identified, and added that the soldiers also abducted three other Palestinians a day earlier. The slain Palestinians have been identified as Atiya Mohammad al-‘Ammawi, 20, Yousef Ahmad al-‘Ammawi, […]

28 Apr
5:12

Youth Under Occupation

By Abdalrahim Alfarra – Edited By Murad Qubbaj: I was born in the occupied Gaza Strip, in 1993. That same year, my family moved to the United Arab Emirates, where I completed all my school grades, from primary to secondary school. In 2011, I went back to the Gaza Strip […]

27 Apr
9:40

Health Ministry: “40 Palestinians Killed, 5511 Injured By Israeli Army Fire Since March 30th”

The Palestinian Health Ministry in the Gaza Strip has reported that Israeli soldiers shot and killed, 30 Palestinians, and injured 5511 others, including 143 who suffered serious wounds, and 21 who suffered amputations. The Health Ministry said the soldiers killed 40 Palestinians, including children, and two journalists since the nonviolent […]

25 Apr
5:31

Due To Large Number Of Injuries, P.A Health Ministry Delays 4000 Scheduled Surgeries

The Palestinian Health Ministry in the Gaza Strip has announced delaying 4000 scheduled surgeries for patients in the coastal region due to the excessively high number of Palestinians who were shot by the Israeli army during the “Great March of Return Protests.” The Ministry said the patients who have scheduled […]

21 Apr
7:26

Israeli Soldiers Killed Four Palestinians, Including A Child, Injured 729, In Gaza On Friday

The Palestinian Health Ministry has confirmed that Israeli soldiers shot and killed, Friday, four Palestinians, including one child, and injured more than 729, including 24 children and twelve women, after the army resorted to the excessive use of force against protesters, on their lands, near the border fence, in the […]

19 Apr
7:55

Health Ministry: “Army Killed 33 Palestinians, Injured 4297, Since March 30th”

The Palestinian Health Ministry has reported, Wednesday, that the number of Palestinians who were killed by Israeli army fire since the Palestinian Land Day, and the beginning of the “Great March of Return” on March 30th, 2018, has reached 33, while 4297 Palestinians have been injured, including 134 who suffered […]

13 Apr
4:18

Army Injures Thirty Palestinians With Live Fire In Gaza

Update By The Health Ministry: The soldiers injured 363 Palestinians (At least 30 with live fire). 14 Medics suffered the effects of teargas inhalation. The Palestinian Health Ministry and the Red Crescent Society have reported that Israeli soldiers shot, Friday, twenty-three Palestinians with live fire, and caused dozens, including 10 […]

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

30 Mar
7:58

Update: Sixteen Killed Friday by Israeli Soldiers During Land Day Protest, 1416 Wounded

The number of Palestinians killed in Gaza during the Land Day protests at the border fences has reached 16, according to the Palestinian Ministry of Health. Dr. Ashraf Al-Qedra, the spokesperson of the Health Ministry in Gaza said the slain Palestinians have been identified as: Wahid Nasrallah Abu Sammour, 27, […]

23 Mar
8:48

Israeli Soldiers Injure Eight Palestinians In Gaza

Israeli soldiers shot, Friday, eight young Palestinian men, including one who suffered a serious injury, after the army attacked protesters along the border fence, in several parts of the besieged coastal region. Spokesperson of the Palestinian Health Ministry in Gaza, Dr. Ashraf al-Qedra, said the soldiers shot a young man, […]

20 Mar
4:51

Second Arrest in 3 Days, PCHR Denounces Arrest of Patient’s Companion by the Israeli Forces at Beit Hanoun Crossing

The Palestinian Center for Human Rights (PCHR) strongly condemns that Israeli forces stationed at Beit Hanoun “Erez” Crossing continued to apply the policy of arresting patients and their companions when traveling for treatment in the Israeli or Palestinian hospitals in the West Bank and occupied Jerusalem. The latest was arrest […]

20 Mar
11:19

Israeli Soldiers Fire At Farmers, Invades Lands, In The Gaza Strip

Israeli soldiers fired, on Tuesday morning, many live rounds at Palestinian farmers, east of Khan Younis, in the southern part of the Gaza Strip, and invaded farmlands in the area, in addition Beit Hanoun, to the northern part of the coastal region. Eyewitnesses said the soldiers, driving an armored military […]

20 Mar
8:07

PCHR Denounces Arrest of Patient’s Companion by the Israeli Forces at Beit Hanoun Crossing

The Palestinian Center for Human Rights (PCHR) strongly condemns that Israeli forces stationed at Beit Hanoun “Erez” Crossing continued to apply the policy of arresting patients and their companions when traveling for treatment in the Israeli or Palestinian hospitals in the West Bank and occupied Jerusalem. The latest was arrest […]

17 Mar
3:34

Updated: Army Injures Twenty-Five Palestinians In Gaza

On Friday, Israeli soldiers attacked Palestinian protesters on their lands near the border fence in the northern and eastern parts of the besieged Gaza Strip, and injured at least twenty-five, including eleven who were shot with live fire, while dozens suffered the effects of teargas inhalation. The WAFA Palestinian News […]

16 Mar
9:20

Army Abducts A Patient At Erez Crossing

Israeli soldiers abducted, on Thursday evening, a Palestinian patient from the besieged Gaza Strip, at the Erez Crossing, near Beit Hanoun, in the northern part of the coastal region. Media sources said the patient, identified as Naim Kotkot, filed a permit application, asking to be allowed to leave Gaza and […]

15 Mar
8:43

Israeli Soldiers Fire Missiles And Shells Into Gaza, Injure One Palestinian

Israeli soldiers injured, on Thursday morning, at least one Palestinians and caused excessive property damage, after the army fired missiles and shells at many targets in the Gaza Strip. The army claims the escalation started after an explosive targeted a military vehicle near the border fence. Media sources said an […]

02 Mar
6:32

Army Injures Fifteen Palestinians In Gaza

Update: The Palestinian Health Ministry has reported that Israeli soldiers injured, Friday, fifteen young men protesting on Palestinian lands near the border fence in the northern and eastern parts of the Gaza Strip, and in central Gaza. It said that the soldiers, stationed on military towers and tanks around Nahal […]

16 Feb
8:05

Israeli Soldiers Injure 23 Palestinians In Gaza

Israel soldiers injured, Friday, twenty-three Palestinians, including some who were shot with live rounds, after the army, stationed across the border fence, attacked protesters, who marched in several parts of the Gaza Strip. The soldiers, stationed on military towers and behind sand hills near Nahal Oz base across the border […]

11 Feb
11:47

Israeli Navy Attacks Fishing Boats And Abducts Two Fishermen In Northern Gaza

Israeli navy ships attacked, on Sunday morning, several fishing boats with live fire, and abducted two fishermen, in Palestinian territorial waters, in the northern past of the Gaza Strip. Nizar Ayyash, the head of the Palestinian Fishermen Syndicate, said the navy fired dozens of live rounds at fishing boats, and […]

10 Feb
2:22

Army Shoots 27 Palestinians, Two With Serious Head And Abdominal Wounds, In Gaza

Updated: The Palestinian Health Ministry in the Gaza Strip has reported, Friday, that Israeli soldiers shot 27 Palestinians, including one who suffered a very serious gunshot injury to his head and one in his abdomen, in several parts of the coastal region. Dr. Ashraf al-Qedra, the spokesperson of the Health […]

03 Feb
8:37

Army Injures Fifteen Palestinians In Gaza, Including Two With Life-Threatening Wounds

Israeli soldiers shot, on Friday evening, fifteen Palestinians with live rounds, including two suffered life-threatening wounds, after the army attacked protesters on Palestinian lands close the border fence, in the northern and eastern parts of the Gaza Strip. The soldiers, stationed on military towers and in tanks near and around […]

21 Jan
9:13

Israeli Navy Opens Fire On Fishing Boats In Gaza

Israeli navy ships opened fire, on Sunday morning on several Palestinian fishing boats, in Gaza territorial waters, in the northern part of the coastal region. Eyewitnesses said the soldiers fired dozens of live rounds, and chased the boats, forcing the fishermen back to shore, without being able to fish to […]

29 Dec
5:29

Israeli Soldiers Injure At Least 143 Palestinians, Three Seriously, In Gaza

The Palestinian Health Ministry has reported that Israeli soldiers shot, Friday, at least 143 Palestinians, including 43 who were shot with live fire, three of them suffered very serious wounds, after the army attacked hundreds of protesters, marching near the border fence in several parts of the besieged Gaza Strip. […]

23 Dec
1:37

Israeli Army Kills Two Palestinians, Injures 123, In The Gaza Strip

Israeli soldiers killed, Friday, two Palestinians, and injured at least 123 others, including three who suffered life-threatening wounds, and caused dozens to suffer the effects of teargas inhalation, after the army, stationed across the border fence, resorted to the excessive use of force against Palestinian protesters, in several parts of […]

15 Dec
3:29

Protests Continue Across Occupied Palestine

Dozens of thousands of Palestinians marched, Friday, in several parts of the occupied West Bank, including Jerusalem, and the Gaza Strip, and were met by soldiers who resorted to the excessive use of force, leading to dozens of injuries, among them one who was seriously wounded, reportedly after “attempted to […]

15 Dec
2:44

Army Injures 25 Palestinians In Gaza

Medical sources have reported that Israeli soldiers shot 25 Palestinians, after the army, stationed across the border fence, attacked dozens of Palestinian protesters in several parts of the besieged Gaza Strip. The sources said that the soldiers shot five young men with live fire; two of them in the eastern […]

12 Dec
5:28

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 […]

09 Dec
9:57

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 […]

30 Nov
11:44

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 […]

11 Sep
3:16

Israeli Soldiers Open Fire At Farmers, Abduct A Patient, in The Gaza Strip

Israeli soldiers fired many rounds of live ammunition at Palestinian farmers in their lands, in Khan Younis, in the southern part of the besieged Gaza Strip, and abducted a patient at Beit Hanoun (Erez) border terminal. The soldiers, stationed on military towers across the border fence in southern Gaza, fired […]

29 Jul
12:29

16-year Old Boy Killed by Israeli Forces in Gaza Protests; 10 Wounded

Israeli military shot, Friday, 16-year old Abdul-Rahman Hussein Abu Hamisha,  during a protest against the ongoing Israeli assault on the al-Aqsa Mosque in Jerusalem, and the deadly and inhumane conditions of the Israeli siege of Gaza. The Ministry of Health in Gaza said Abu Hamisha was participating in a protestm […]

29 Jun
11:32

Israeli Soldiers, Navy, Open Fire At Palestinians, Fishing Boats, In Gaza

Israeli soldiers and navy ships fired many live rounds, Thursday, at Palestinian farmers, and fishing boats, in Khan Younis, and northern Gaza, in the besieged coastal region. Media sources said the soldiers, stationed on military towers in army bases, across the border fence, fired many live rounds into Palestinian lands, […]

07 Mar
12:47

Israeli Soldiers Invade Palestinian Lands In Northern Gaza

Several Israeli military vehicles invaded, on Tuesday morning, Palestinian agricultural lands, and bulldozed them, east of Beit Hanoun town, in the northern part of the Gaza Strip. The WAFA Palestinian News Agency has reported that three armored bulldozers and three tanks left a military base, across the border fence, and […]

10 Feb
7:04

Israeli Soldiers Injure Three Palestinians Near Nablus

Israeli soldiers invaded, on Friday evening, Madama village, south of the northern West Bank city of Nablus, and clashed with many youngsters, wounding three of them, including two were also detained. The Palestinian Red Crescent in Nablus said its medics arrived at the scene, and provided treatment to a Palestinian […]

09 Feb
4:59

Israeli Navy Attacks Fishing Boats In Gaza, Army Attacks Homes And Lands

Israeli navy ships opened fire, on Wednesday evening, targeting several Palestinian fishing boats, in Gaza territorial waters, in the northern part of the besieged coastal region. Israeli soldiers also fired live rounds at homes and lands. Eyewitnesses said the soldiers, stationed across the border fence, in northern Gaza, fired dozens […]

24 Oct
10:34

Israeli Air Force Fires Missiles Into A Hamas Site In Gaza

The Israeli Force fired, on Monday morning, at least one missile into a site, rub by the Al-Qassam Brigades the armed wing of Hamas, east of Beit Hanoun, in the northern part of the Gaza Strip, after a shell was reportedly fired from Gaza. Israeli military sources said the Air […]

19 Oct
12:37

PPS: “Israeli Soldiers Kidnap 24 Palestinians In The West Bank”

The Palestinian Prisoners Society (PPS) has reported that Israeli soldiers have kidnapped, Thursday, at least 24 Palestinians, including children, in different parts of the occupied West Bank, among them fifteen from Jerusalem. Army vehicles invaded agricultural lands in northern Gaza. The Bethlehem office of the PPS said the soldiers invaded […]

05 Oct
4:50

Israeli Army Bombards Several Areas In The Gaza Strip

For the second time in just a few hours, The Israeli Air Force and army fired several shells and missiles, on Wednesday, targeting various areas of the Gaza Strip, after a shell was fired earlier into Sderot, in the Negev. The Israeli Air Force fired at least one missile into […]

05 Oct
12:30

Army Bombards Qassam Site In Northern Gaza

Israeli soldiers fired, on Wednesday at noon, an artillery shell into a site run by the Al-Qassam Brigades, the armed wing of Hamas, east of Beit Hanoun town, in the northern part of the Gaza Strip. The army said it was retaliating to a shell fried from Gaza. The shell […]

30 Sep
9:45

Palestinian Killed, Three Injured, While Trying To Defuse Israeli Missile

The Palestinian Health Ministry in the Gaza Strip has reported that one Palestinian was killed, on Thursday evening, and three others were injured, while trying to defuse an Israeli missile, in Beit Hanoun, in the northern part of the coastal region. Dr. Ashraf al-Qedra, the spokesperson of the Palestinian Health […]

22 Aug
2:29

Israel Carries Out 50 Strikes Against Gaza, Five Palestinians Injured

The Israeli Air Force carried out, Sunday, at least fifty military strikes wounding five Palestinians in different parts of the Gaza Strip, reportedly after a shell was fired earlier from Gaza into an open area in Sderot in the Negev. Two of the targeted areas in the besieged Gaza Strip […]

21 Aug
4:25

Three Palestinians Injured In Israeli Bombardment Of Northern Gaza

Three Palestinians were injured, Sunday, after the Israeli army fired shells targeting a Hamas center, and an empty land, in Beit Hanoun, in the northern part of the Gaza Strip. The army  stated it was retaliating to a rocket fired from Gaza. Dr. Ashraf al-Qedra, the spokesperson of the Ministry of Health […]

10 Jul
9:25

Palestinian Fighter Killed In Tunnel Accident In Gaza

The Al-Quds Brigades, the armed wing of the Islamic Jihad, has reported, on Sunday at dawn, that one of its fighters was killed in a tunnel accident, in the northern part of the Gaza Strip. The Brigades identified the fighter as Ibrahim Hasan al-Masri, 28, from Beit Hanoun, in the […]

02 Jul
9:16

Israeli Air Force Carries Out A Series On Air Strikes In Gaza

The Israeli air force carried out, on Saturday at dawn, a series of air strikes targeting a number of sites, believed to be run by armed resistance groups, in different parts of the besieged Gaza Strip. The army said a shell was fired from Gaza, on Friday at night. Media […]

21 Apr
3:05

Israeli Air Force Opens Fire at Agricultural Lands in Northern Gaza

[Monday Morning, April 21, 2014] Israeli military helicopters fired dozens of rounds of live ammunition into Palestinian agricultural lands, east of Beit Hanoun town, in the northern part of the Gaza Strip.The sources added the terrified farmers fled their lands seeking shelter elsewhere, no injuries were reported; property damage was […]

04 Mar
3:28

Israeli Missile Kills Two Palestinians In Gaza

An Israeli fighter jet reportedly dropped a missile, Monday night, near Beit Hanoun, in northern Gaza, killing two Palestinians and wounding three others, including a child. The two men killed in the attack were identified as Musab Moussa al-Zaneen, 21, and Sharif Nasser, 31. The two men wounded in the […]

22 Jan
11:19

Two Palestinians Assassinated In Northern Gaza

January 22, 2014 11:19 AM Saed Bannoura Beit Hanoun, Israeli attacks, News Report 0

Palestinian medical sources have reported that Israeli soldiers assassinated two Palestinian fighters on Tuesday night, after midnight, in Beit Hanoun town, in the northern part of the Gaza Strip.The sources said that an Israeli drone fired a missile at a Palestinian car driving on Sikka Street, killing two fighters identified […]

21 Dec
1:45

Palestinian Killed, Four Injured, In Beit Hanoun

December 21, 2013 1:45 PM Saed Bannoura Beit Hanoun, Israeli attacks, News Report 0

[Friday Evening December 21, 2013] Israeli soldiers shot and killed one Palestinian, and injured four more Palestinians in two different attacks, close to border areas in the coastal region.Medical sources said resident Odah Hamad, 22, was seriously wounded by Israeli army fire, and died as medics were transporting him to […]

26 Jul
4:29

Palestinian Injured By Army Fire In Northern Gaza

Palestinian medical sources reported Thursday [July 25, 2013] that a Palestinian teenager was shot and injured by Israeli military fire in Beit Hanoun town, in the northern part of the Gaza Strip.The sources stated that Israeli soldiers, stationed at a military tower across the border, fired rounds of live ammunition […]

30 Jan
3:33

Palestinian Man Shot In Beit Hanoun

January 30, 2013 3:33 AM Saed Bannoura Beit Hanoun, Israeli attacks, News Report 0

Tuesday January 29; Palestinian medical sources reported that a young Palestinian man was shot and injured by Israeli military fire in the northern part of the Gaza Strip.The wounded Palestinian, age 19, suffered moderate injuries and was moved to a local hospital in Beit Hanoun, in northern Gaza. Eyewitnesses reported […]

01 Jan
5:24

Palestinian Injured By Army Fire In Northern Gaza

Palestinian medical sources reported Saturday that a Palestinian man was shot and wounded by Israeli military fire, north of Beit Hanoun, in the northern part of the Gaza Strip, the Arabs48 news website reported.The sources stated that medics transferred the wounded 32-year-old man to Kamal Odwan Hospital after he was […]

11 Oct
2:24

FIghter Killed Near Erez Terminal, Gaza

October 11, 2011 2:24 AM IMEMC News Beit Hanoun, Israeli attacks, News Report 0

A Palestinian resident identified as Ahmad Al Azayza, age 22, was killed Monday afternoon as Israeli jets shelled an area near Erez (Beit Hanoun) Terminal , north of the Gaza Strip, eyewitnesses reported. Al Azayza’s body was moved to Al Awda Hospital in Beit Hanoun. The National Resistance Brigade, armed […]

02 Oct
8:27

Three injured in Israeli air strike north of Gaza

October 2, 2011 8:27 AM IMEMC News Beit Hanoun, Israeli attacks, News Report 0

Three Palestinians were injured as Israeli jets targeted a group of militants east of town of Beit Hanoon, North of the Gaza Strip Saturday evening, local medical sources reported. Medical staff spokesman, Adham Abu Silmya, told the Maan News Agency that the wounded residents were transferred to some hospitals north […]

16 Jul
6:03

Palestinian Youth Moderately Wounded In A New Israeli Attack In Beit Hanoun

Israeli soldiers bombarded, after midnight Friday night, an area in Beit Hanoun, in the northern part of the Gaza Strip; damage was reported, one resident was injured.The injured youth is in his twenties; he was moved to Kamal Odwan Hospital in Beit Lahia suffering moderate injuries. Damage to nearby buildings […]

11 Jan
5:32

Elderly Man Killed By Israeli Army Fire In Northern Gaza

January 11, 2011 5:32 PM Saed Bannoura Beit Hanoun, Israeli attacks, News Report 0

Palestinian medical sources reported on Monday afternoon that an elderly Palestinian man was shot and killed by Israeli army fire in northern Gaza. The man was identified as Sha’ban Shaker Al Qarmout, 65. He was killed when the army opened fire at agricultural lands in Beit Hanoun, in the northern […]

10 Nov
9:02

Palestinian Worker Wounded By Army Fire In Beit Hanoun

November 10, 2010 9:02 PM Saed Bannoura Beit Hanoun, Israeli attacks, News Report 0

Palestinian medical sources reported on Wednesday morning that a worker was wounded by Israeli military fire while working near Beit Hanoun terminal (Erez) in the northern part of the Gaza Strip.The sources added that the resident, 28, was wounded in his right foot and was moved to Kamal Adwan Hospital. […]

29 Aug
11:45

Two Palestinian Workers Wounded By Israeli Gunfire In Gaza

August 29, 2010 11:45 PM Saed Bannoura Beit Hanoun, Israeli attacks, News Report 0

According to local sources, a group of men who were gathering rubble to make cement in northern Gaza on Saturday were fired upon by Israeli forces at the Gaza-Israel border, injuring two.The two injured men were identified as Sharif Sa’id Ghubn, 25, and Rami Ibrahim Ghubn, 18. They were taken […]

22 Jul
2:48

Two Palestinians Killed, Seven Wounded After Army Bombarded Beit Hanoun

Palestinian medical sources reported Wednesday afternoon that two Palestinians were killed and seven others, including children, were wounded on Wednesday evening after the army bombarded Beit Hanoun, in the northern part of the Gaza Strip.One of the slain residents died instantly, while the other died of his wounds later on; […]

07 Apr
7:08

Five Palestinians Wounded By Homemade Shell In Beit Hanoun

Local sources reported that five Palestinians were wounded on Tuesday at night when a Palestinian group fired a homemade shell towards adjacent Israeli settlements but the shell landed near Palestinian homes in Beit Hanoun wounding five Palestinians. Medical sources in Beit Hanoun Hospital reported that the incident took place at […]

27 Mar
7:37

Child Wounded By Army Fire in Northern Gaza

Palestinian medical sources in Gaza reported that a Palestinian child was shot and wounded on Friday afternoon near the Beit Hanoun (Eretz) crossing , in the northern part of the Gaza Strip.The child was identified as Sa’id Abdul-Aziz Hamdan, 15; he suffered moderate wounds. Eyewitnesses reported that the fire came […]

21 Jan
12:47

Qassam Fighter Dies Of Previous Wounds

January 21, 2010 12:47 AM Saed Bannoura Beit Hanoun, Miscellaneous, News Report 0

Palestinian medical sources reported Wednesday that a fighter of the Al Qassam Brigades, the armed wing of Hamas, died of wounds sustained last week in northern Gaza.The fighter was identified as Ghassan Salim Al Tarabeen, 21, from Beit Hanoun, in the northern part of the Gaza Strip. He was wounded […]

15 Nov
11:36

Farmer Wounded By Israeli Fire In Northern Gaza

November 15, 2009 11:36 PM Saed Bannoura Beit Hanoun, Israeli attacks, News Report 0

Palestinian medical sources reported Sunday that a farmer was wounded by Israeli fire east of Beit Hanoun, in the northern part of the Gaza Strip. The sources added that the farmer was moved to a local hospital after being hit by two rounds of live ammunition in his legs while […]

01 May
6:57

B’Tselem demands a criminal probe into the killing of five family members in Gaza

The Israeli Information Center for Human Rights in the Occupied Territories (B’Tselem) demanded the advocate general of the Israeli Army to open a criminal investigation into the circumstances which led the death of five family members of Al Mo’attiq family in Beit Hanoun, in the northern part of the Gaza […]

27 Feb
6:02

Israel decides not to probe the 2006 shelling of Beit Hanoun in which 21 civilians were killed

February 27, 2008 6:02 PM Saed Bannoura Beit Hanoun, Israeli attacks, News Report 0

The Israeli Military Advocate General ruled on Tuesday that the Israeli military shelling to Beit Hanoun, in the northern part of the Gaza Strip, which lead to the death of 21 Palestinian civilians in November 2006 when the shells hit their homes, is a result of what he described as […]

24 Jan
8:59

Israeli army invasion in northern Gaza leaves one killed and one injured

January 24, 2008 8:59 PM IMEMC Agencies Beit Hanoun, Israeli attacks, News Report 0

Preliminary medical sources reported one Palestinian killed and another injured in Israeli shelling of the northern Gaza Strip town of Beit Hanoun on Thursday at dawn. .Local sources said that Israeli tanks and bulldozers invaded the border area of Beit Hanoun and opened fire at the residents homes. Israeli sources […]

07 May
1:28

Israeli army fires shells on northern Gaza

Israeli army fired on Sunday evening a number of shells in northern Gaza Strip, targeting a group of civilians in Beit Hanoun and a local cemetery in Jabalya refugee camp Palestinian media sources and witnesses said that Israeli warplanes, hovering over Beit Hanun, fired at least one missile on a […]