Category Archives: Jerusalem

18 Jul
12:22

Israeli Soldiers Invade Al-Makassed Hospital, Surround ICU To Abduct A Seriously Wounded Teen

Dozens of Israeli soldiers invaded, on Tuesday morning, the Al-Makassed Hospital, in occupied Jerusalem, and surrounded the Intensive Care Unit, to abduct a seriously wounded Palestinian teenage boy. The soldiers invaded the hospital, and stationed themselves in front of the Intensive Care Unit, to abduct ‘Ala Abu Tayeh, 17, who […]

18 Jul
12:00

Army Abducts Six Palestinians In Jerusalem

Israeli soldiers abducted, overnight and at dawn Tuesday, six young Palestinian men in several areas of occupied East Jerusalem, and moved them to detention and interrogation centers in the city. The soldiers invaded homes in Jerusalem’s Old City, interrogated many Palestinians, and abducted three young men, identified as Jihad Nasser […]

18 Jul
1:59

Army Injures 70 Palestinians In Jerusalem

Israeli soldiers injured, on Monday evening, at least seventy Palestinians, including the Secretary-General of the Palestinian National Initiative, Dr. Mustafa Barghouthi, after the army assaulted dozens of Palestinians, among them religious leaders, in the Tribes Gate area in Jerusalem, and the al-Ezariyya town, east of the occupied city. The soldiers […]

17 Jul
3:44

Army Abducts Twelve Palestinians In The West Bank

Israeli soldiers abducted, overnight and on Monday, at least twelve Palestinians, including a father and his son, from their homes, in different parts of the occupied West Bank, the Palestinian Prisoners’ Society (PPS) has reported. The Tulkarem office of the PPS, in the northern part of the West Bank, said […]

17 Jul
11:47

Israeli soldiers Abduct Four Palestinians In Hebron And Jerusalem, Demolish A Home

Israeli soldiers abducted, on Monday at dawn, two Palestinians in the as-Sammoa’ town, south of the southern West Bank city of Hebron, and installed roadblocks in Hebron city, and nearby towns, before stopping and searching dozens of cars. The army also abducted two Palestinians, and demolished a home, in Jerusalem. […]

16 Jul
12:43

Army Abduct Six Palestinians In Ramallah, Salfit And Jerusalem

Israeli soldiers abducted, Sunday, six young Palestinian men in the West Bank governorates of Ramallah, Salfit and Jerusalem. The Ramallah office of the Palestinian Prisoners’ Society (PPS) said the soldiers abducted Mohammad Lutfi Khalil, after wounding him with live fire, in Kafr Ein village. The soldiers also abducted Mahmoud Abdul-Latif […]

15 Jul
11:33

Jerusalem Activist under House Arrest for Television Interview

Palestinian civic activist Mohammad Jadallah was placed under house arrest in his East Jerusalem home following his release from detention, according to reports. Israeli police detained Jadallah on Friday, following a TV interview regarding the events in Jerusalem, in light of the police measures against al-Aqsa Mosque and the Old […]

15 Jul
2:12

Israeli Police Releases The Mufti Of Jerusalem, Aqsa Remains Closed

The Israeli police released, Friday, the Mufti of Jerusalem, Sheikh Mohammad Hussein, who was abducted earlier following the fatal shooting in Jerusalem that led to the death of three Palestinians and two Israeli officers. The Police also abducted 58 employees of the Waqf and Endowment Department. The Mufti was attacked […]

15 Jul
12:59

Israeli Soldiers Injure 25 Palestinians In Abu Dis

Israeli soldiers injured, on Friday evening, 25 Palestinians after several army jeeps invaded Abu Dis town, east of occupied East Jerusalem, and clashed with dozens of youngsters, who hurled stones at the military jeeps. The soldiers fired many live rounds, rubber-coated steel bullets, gas bombs and concussion grenades at the […]

14 Jul
2:30

Three Palestinians, Two Israeli Officers, Killed In Armed Clashes In Jerusalem

Update: Israeli sources said two Israeli police officers, who were wounded earlier Friday while exchanging fire with three Palestinians in occupied Jerusalem, died from their wounds. During the gun clashes, Israeli officers killed the three Palestinians. The two Israeli officers, who are Arab citizens of Israel identified as Advanced Staff Sgt. […]

13 Jul
11:18

Soldiers Abduct Three Palestinians, Install Surveillance Cameras, Near Jerusalem

Israeli soldiers abducted, on Thursday at dawn, two young Palestinian men from Qalandia refugee camp, and one in Anata town, north and northeast of occupied East Jerusalem, and installed surveillance cameras overlooking several key areas in Hizma town, east of Jerusalem. The soldiers invaded and ransacked many homes in Qalandia, […]

12 Jul
12:28

Jerusalem; Israeli Soldiers Demolish Storage Rooms, Car-wash Facility, And Abduct A Young Man After Shooting Him

Israeli soldiers invaded, Wednesday, the al-Jisir area, between Jabal al-Mokabber and Silwan town, south of the Al-Aqsa Mosque in occupied East Jerusalem, and demolished storage rooms and a car-wash facility, owned by Mousa Obeidat, and abducted one Palestinian after shooting him. The soldiers invaded the facilities and demolished them, under […]

Child lost eye
11 Jul
11:06

Palestinian child loses eye after Israeli police shoot him on the balcony of his home

A 13-year old Palestinian boy suffered from a fractured eye socket, and total loss of one eye, after he was shot by Israeli police firing so-called ‘non-lethal weapons’ in al-Eesawiya, in east Jerusalem. Nur Hamdan, 13, also suffered from other facial injuries when he was shot. He was standing on […]

11 Jul
9:19

Israeli Soldiers Demolish An Apartment Building In Jerusalem

Dozens of Israeli soldiers and police officers invaded, on Tuesday at dawn, the al-‘Eesawiyya village, in occupied East Jerusalem, and demolished a four-story apartment building, which also includes two warehouses, that were built by a Palestinian family on their own land. The Wadi Hilweh Information Center in Silwan (Silwanic) said […]

11 Jul
8:50

Army Injures A Child In Her Arm, Invades Children’s Center, In Silwan

Israeli soldiers shot, Monday, a Palestinian child, only six years of age, in her arm, after the soldiers invaded Silwan town, in occupied East Jerusalem, and fired many concussion grenades at homes. The soldiers also invaded a children’s center and searched it, causing many to suffer anxiety attacks. The Wadi […]

05 Jul
2:36

Israeli Soldiers Force A Mother And Her Toddler Out Of Their Home In Shu’fat

Israeli soldiers invaded, Wednesday, Shu’fat refugee camp, north of occupied East Jerusalem, and broke into a home before forcing a mother and her toddler out of their property, leaving them under the sun for more than ninety minutes. Media sources in the refugee camp said dozens of soldiers invaded it, […]

05 Jul
1:39

After Violent Searches Of Homes, Army Abducts Four Palestinians In Qalandia Refugee Camp

Israeli soldiers withdrew, on Wednesday morning, from the Qalandia refugee camp, north of occupied East Jerusalem, after abducting four young Palestinian men, following many hours of invasions and violent searches of dozens of homes, leading to clashes with local youths. Many armored military vehicles invaded the refugee camp, and Kufr […]

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05 Jul
12:40

Israeli Court in Abu Khdeir Case: “Jewish terrorism is different from Arab terrorism”

The Israeli High Court ruled Tuesday that three Jewish Israelis convicted of kidnapping, torturing and brutally murdering a Palestinian teenager by setting him on fire should not have their homes demolished. The Court noted that “Jewish terrorism is different from Arab terrorism”, and the collective punishment measures used against the […]

04 Jul
8:09

5 Palestinian Families to be Expelled for Construction of Jerusalem Settlement Units

Israeli occupation authorities are to discuss the approval of 1,800 settlement units in the Sheikh Jarrah Neighbourhood, in the heart of occupied Jerusalem. According to Israeli rights watchdog Peace Now, the Israeli Jerusalem Regional Committee would discuss the approval of the project on July 16. The project requires the expulsion […]

04 Jul
7:05

Netanyahu Vetoes Bill to Prevent Division of Jerusalem

Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu on Sunday blocked a legislation that would prevent the division of Jerusalem, Israeli media reported, according to Al Ray. According to the Jerusalem Post, the Prime Minister’s office explained the reason as Netanyahu wanting the coalition to reach a consensus on what the bill would […]

04 Jul
1:07

Army Demolishes A Home And A Stable, Uproots A Farmland, In Jerusalem

Israeli soldiers demolished, Tuesday, a Palestinian home in Beit Hanina neighborhood, north of occupied East Jerusalem, a stable for horses in Silwan town, and bulldozed a farmland in Za’im town, east of Jerusalem. Dozens of soldiers, accompanied by bulldozers, invaded Beit Hanina neighborhood, after surrounding and isolating it, and demolished […]

03 Jul
2:58

Israeli Soldiers Attack A Funeral Procession In Jerusalem, Injure 35 Palestinians

Israeli soldiers injured, on Sunday at night, at least 35 Palestinians, including one who suffered a life-threatening injury after being shot with a rubber-coated steel bullet in the eye, after the army attack a funeral procession in occupied East Jerusalem. The incident took place in the Tribes Gate area, in […]

02 Jul
8:35

Palestinian Family Forced to Demolish its Home in Jerusalem

A Palestinian family, on Saturday, was forced to demolish its own house in the town of al-Eeesawiyya, an Arab neighbourhood in Jerusalem, after the Israeli municipality of West Jerusalem threatened to demolish the house under the pretext it was built without an Israeli-issued permit. Member of the follow up committee […]

02 Jul
8:27

Jerusalem: Jordanian MPs Call for Cancellation of Christian Endowment Sale to Israel

Greek Orthodox Patriarch said, in a statement, that it did not sell any lands or properties in its ownership. Jordanian members of Parliament called on bot Jordanian and Palestinian governments to exert pressure, on the Greek Orthodox Patriarch in Jerusalem, to cancel the sale of more than 500 dunams of […]

01 Jul
7:00

Israeli Soldiers Pull Two Children From Swimming Pool And Abduct One, In Silwan

Dozens of Israeli soldiers and police officers invaded, on Friday evening, the town of Silwan, in occupied East Jerusalem, detained two child siblings, and abducted one of them, while the two were swimming in front of their home, and handed demolition orders targeting two homes, in addition to photographing structures. […]

30 Jun
4:19

Extremist Israelis Violently Assault Palestinians in Jerusalem (VIDEO)

A video released on Thursday shows dozens of far-right Israelis attacking three Palestinians in Jerusalem a week ago, as Israeli police reportedly failed to respond and prevent the assault. Israeli daily Haaretz obtained the video, according to Ma’an, where some 30 members of the Jewish extremist group Lehava are shown […]

28 Jun
10:43

Israeli Soldiers Abduct Four Palestinians In Jerusalem, One In Hebron

Israeli soldiers abducted, on Wednesday at dawn, four Palestinians from their homes, in the ar-Ram and Anata towns, in occupied East Jerusalem, and one in Ethna town, west of Hebron. The soldiers invaded and searched homes in the al-Ram town, north of Jerusalem, and abducted two siblings, identified as Anas […]

27 Jun
11:22

Israeli Soldiers Abduct Two Palestinians In Abu Dis

Israeli soldiers invaded, on Tuesday at dawn, Abu Dis town, east of Jerusalem, broke into and searched homes, and abducted two Palestinians, including a former political prisoner. Many armored military jeeps invaded the town, approximately at 4 at dawn, before the soldiers stormed the home of former political prisoner Mahmoud […]

27 Jun
2:10

Israel Resumes Work To Complete A Bypass Road In East Jerusalem

The Israeli government announced, Monday, it would be resuming work to complete a bypass road linking Anatot illegal colony, in occupied East Jerusalem, with Road #1 (Jerusalem – Dead Sea Road) with a bugged of hundreds of millions of Shekels. Israel Hayom (Israel Today) News Agency has reported the road […]

26 Jun
7:59

7,000 Settler Housing Units Approved for Jerusalem

The Israeli Prime Minister’s office has given the green light, to the Planning and Building Committee in Jerusalem, to discuss the approval of some 7,000 housing units in illegal settlement blocs, Israeli media reported. Israel Hayom said, according to the PNN, Israel’s Deputy Mayor of Jerusalem, Meir Turjeman, who heads […]

22 Jun
1:00

Israeli Soldiers Abduct Four Palestinians In The West Bank

Israeli soldiers abducted, Thursday, four young Palestinian men in various parts of the occupied West Bank, the Palestinian Prisoners’ Society (PPS) has reported. The Jenin office of the PPS, in the northern part of the West Bank, said the soldiers abducted Amjad Jamal Milhem, 22, after stopping him at a […]

22 Jun
8:49

Army Injures 29 Palestinians Near Jerusalem, Abduct One Near Jenin

Israeli soldiers invaded, on Wednesday at night, Abu Dis town, east of occupied East Jerusalem, and clashed with local youths, wounding three with rubber-coated steel bullets, and causing twenty-six others to suffer the severe effects of teargas inhalation. The soldiers also abducted one Palestinian near Jenin. The Palestinian Red Crescent […]

21 Jun
10:35

Israeli Soldiers Abduct A Palestinian In Jerusalem

Israeli soldiers abducted, on Wednesday at dawn, a young Palestinian man from the al-‘Eesawiyya town, in occupied  East Jerusalem, reportedly for transporting the three Palestinians who were killed after stabbing and killing an Israeli soldier, on Friday June 16th. The army said the Palestinian is suspected of transporting the three […]

21 Jun
2:32

Israeli Soldiers Kill A Palestinian Near Jerusalem

Israeli soldiers shot and killed, on Tuesday evening, a young Palestinian man near Jaba’ military roadblock, northeast of occupied East Jerusalem, after he reportedly attempted to stab them. The soldiers abducted the father of the slain Palestinian and took him to an interrogation facility in Ma’ale Adumim colony. The Palestinian […]

19 Jun
2:26

Israeli Soldiers Abduct Nineteen Palestinians In The West Bank

Israeli soldiers abducted, on Monday at dawn, nineteen Palestinians, including a blind man, in addition to a father and his two sons, in different parts of the occupied West Bank, during extensive and violent searches of homes. The Palestinian Prisoners’ Society (PPS) has reported that the soldiers invaded several areas […]

19 Jun
12:29

Army Abducts Two Palestinians In Jerusalem

Israeli soldiers abducted, Monday, two young Palestinian men, including one who was taken prisoner from the Al-Aqsa Mosque compound, in occupied East Jerusalem. Many army vehicles invaded Shu’fat refugee camp, north of Jerusalem, searched homes and abducted a young man, identified as Daoud al-‘Amour. The soldiers also ambushed a Palestinian […]

18 Jun
1:20

Israeli Invasions Into Al-Aqsa Mosque Continue, Resulting In Injuries And Abductions

Israeli soldiers, including undercover officers and groups of colonialist settlers, continued their invasions and provocative tours into the courtyards of the Al-Aqsa Mosque, in occupied East Jerusalem, while the soldiers also attacked and injured many worshipers. The invasions took place after the soldiers opened the al-Magharba Gate, allowing large groups […]

18 Jun
12:51

Israeli Soldiers Abduct Twelve Palestinians In The West Bank

Israeli soldiers abducted, on Sunday at dawn, twelve Palestinians, including the wife of a political prisoner, from their homes in various parts of the occupied West Bank, the Palestinian Prisoners’ Society has reported. The PPS said the soldiers abducted at least six Palestinians, mainly children, from their homes in occupied […]

18 Jun
11:11

Undercover Israeli Officers Invade Al-Aqsa Mosque, Smash Its Doors And Attack Worshipers

Undercover Israeli officers invaded, on Sunday morning, the Al-Qibli Mosque, of the Al-Aqsa Mosque Compound, and smashed its doors, before invading it, and clashed with many local youngsters. The undercover officers invaded the mosque while Israeli soldiers and officers occupied its rooftop, while many Palestinians were detained and interrogated in […]

17 Jun
3:04

Three Palestinians, One Israeli Police Officer, Killed in Jerusalem

Three Palestinians were shot dead, on Friday evening, after stabbing and opening fire on Israeli soldiers, killing one and mildly wounding another, in Sultan Suleiman Street, near Bab al-Amoud (Damascus Gate), in occupied Jerusalem. Israeli daily Haaretz said two Palestinians were shot and killed after attacking Police officers with knives […]

16 Jun
11:43

Israeli Soldiers Abduct A Child And A Young Man, In Jerusalem

Israeli soldiers invaded, on Friday at dawn, Silwan and the al-‘Eesawiyya towns, in occupied East Jerusalem, and abducted a child and a young man. The soldiers invaded and violently searched a home in Silwan, south of the Al-Aqsa Mosque, and abducted Amir Jawad Jaber, 14, before taking him to an […]

13 Jun
9:10

Israeli Soldiers Abduct Eight Palestinians In The West Bank

Israeli soldiers abducted, Tuesday, at least eight Palestinians, including a woman and two siblings, in different parts of the occupied West Bank, the Palestinian Prisoners’ Society (PPS) has reported. The Hebron office of the PPS, in the southern part of the West Bank, said the soldiers abducted Manal Mahmoud Abu […]

12 Jun
2:51

Israeli Soldiers Abduct Fifteen Palestinians In The West Bank

Israeli soldiers abducted, on Monday at dawn, fifteen Palestinians in different parts of the occupied West Bank, the Palestinian Prisoners’ Society (PPS) has reported. The Jerusalem office of the PPS, said the soldiers invaded and ransacked several homes in the occupied city, and abducted five Palestinians identified as Majd Sa’eeda, […]

11 Jun
7:34

Al Aqsa Closed by Israeli Authorities

Israeli police shut down, on Sunday, the gates of al-Aqsa Mosque compound in Jerusalem, denying entry and exit of Muslim worshipers to and from the compound. Israeli police claimed, according to WAFA, that the site was shut down after some worshipers at the compound pelted stones at Israeli settlers who […]

10 Jun
6:17

Settlers Continue to Vandalize Palestinian Property in Jerusalem

Israeli Jewish settlers, Friday overnight, vandalized a number of Palestinian-owned cars in the Beit Safafa neighborhood, south of East Jerusalem. WAFA correspondence reported the settlers slashed the tires of several Palestinian-owned cars and spray-painted racist anti-Arab graffiti on walls in the neighborhood. Settler violence against Palestinians and their property is […]

08 Jun
10:45

Israeli Soldiers Abduct Three Children In Jerusalem

Israeli soldiers abducted, Thursday, three Palestinian children in the at-Tour town, in occupied East Jerusalem. Media souses in Jerusalem, said the soldiers chased many Palestinians, reportedly after throwing stones at the military vehicles, and abducted the three children. The abducted children were moved an interrogation center in the city, after […]

06 Jun
12:11

Israeli Soldiers Abduct Eight Palestinians In Jerusalem, Bethlehem And Salfit

Israeli soldiers abducted, on Tuesday at dawn, five Palestinians in Jerusalem, two in Bethlehem, and one in Salfit, in the occupied West Bank, during extensive invasions and violent searches of homes. The Palestinian Prisoners Society (PPS) has reported that the soldiers invaded and ransacked many homes in occupied Jerusalem, interrogated […]

06 Jun
5:12

Extremists Vandalize Palestinian Cars in East Jerusalem

Israeli fanatics are believed to be behind the slashing of car tires and the spray painting of hate graffiti on cars in two different East Jerusalem areas, according to Israeli police. According to WAFA, a spokesperson said that the tires of several cars parked in the French Hill and in […]

06 Jun
5:02

765 Surveillance Cameras to be Installed in Jerusalem

The Israeli ministry of public security, the police command and the Jerusalem municipality are planning to install new security cameras in Jerusalem, Israel Hayom newspaper revealed yesterday, according to the PNN. The paper said that a surveillance and control centre will be established in the Jewish settlement of Gilo, in […]

05 Jun
4:56

Extremist Settlers, Students and Tourists Raid Al Aqsa Mosque

Dozens of extremist settlers and Jewish students guarded by tight security stormed, on Sunday morning, Al-Aqsa Mosque from Mughrabi Gate.  At 11 am, Israeli occupation police closed the gate at the end of the morning incursion. It usually opens the gates  at 7:30 am and deploys forces inside and at its […]

31 May
8:34

Silwan; Israeli Soldiers Abduct Three Palestinians, Colonist Settlers Attack Homes And Cars

Dozens of fanatic Israeli colonists marched, on Wednesday at dawn, in Wadi Hilweh neighborhood in Silwan town, near the Al-Aqsa Mosque, in occupied East Jerusalem, and caused damage to Palestinian homes and cars, while Israeli soldiers abducted three Palestinians. Majd Gheith, of the Wadi Hilweh Information Center in Silwan (Silwanic), […]

31 May
7:21

Struggle for Jerusalem Taking a ‘Serious Turn’, says Analyst

The battle for control over East Jerusalem is taking a serious turn, as Israeli plans aim to completely change its demographic character and culture, director of the Arab Studies Society’s Mapping Department Khalil Tafakji said on Tuesday. Speaking to Voice of Palestine radio, Tafakji said that Israel is forcing Palestinian schools […]

29 May
9:39

New Settlement Planned for Amona Evacuees — 140,000 to be Forced Out of Jerusalem

The Israeli Civil Administration’s High Planning Committee approved, on Sunday, the building of a new colonial settlement in the occupied West Bank for the evacuees from the Amona settlement. Amona was an unauthorized Jewish-only settlement near the West Bank city of Ramallah. Owners of the land on which the settlement […]

29 May
10:00

Updated: Army Abducts Thirteen Palestinians In Jerusalem

Israeli soldiers invaded, on Monday at dawn, the town of al-‘Eesawiyya, in the center of occupied East Jerusalem, searched many homes, and abducted thirteen Palestinians, before moving them to detention and interrogation centers in the city. The soldiers interrogated many Palestinians, while searching and ransacking their homes, and abducted thirteen […]

28 May
6:56

Over 100 Extremist Settlers Storm Al-Aqsa Mosque

Dozens of Israeli settlers stormed, on Sunday morning, Al-Aqsa Mosque compound from Mughrabi Gate, under heavy guard from Israeli special police, in a clear deliberate violation of its sanctity on the second day of the holy month of Ramadan. According to Al Ray Palestinian Media Agency, Israeli occupation police opened […]

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27 May
9:10

Hunger Strike Officially Suspended After Reaching An Agreement

The hunger striking Palestinian detainees in various Israeli prisons have suspended their hunger strike, on Saturday at dawn, after a 20-hour session of talks, led by imprisoned legislator Marwan Barghouthi, and other senior political prisoners, with the Israeli Prison Authority. The head of the Palestinian Detainees’ Committee Issa Qaraqe, and […]

26 May
12:49

Israeli Soldiers Abduct Five Palestinians Near Jerusalem

Israeli soldiers abducted, on Thursday evening, five Palestinians from a local mosque in Hizma town, east of occupied West Bank, after surrounding the mosque and invading it. Local sources said the soldiers surrounded the mosque, after the Palestinians held evening prayers, and stormed into it before abducting Amjad Omar Kanaan, […]

25 May
10:21

Hunger Strike Enters 39th Day, Many Detainees Face Life-Threatening Complications

The head of the Palestinian Detainees Committee, Issa Qaraqe, has reported that as the Palestinian detainees in Israeli prisons enter their 39th consecutive day of the hunger strike, many of them have reached life-threatening health conditions and complications. Qaraqe’ stated that Israel is still rejecting the legitimate basic demands of […]

24 May
11:18

Update: Israeli Forces Assault and Detain Al-Aqsa Mosque Guards as Israeli Settlers Overtake Holy Site (VIDEO)

(Photo: PNN archive image.) Three Palestinian security guards of Al-Aqsa Mosque compound, in the Old City of occupied East Jerusalem, were assaulted and detained by Israeli police on Wednesday, as hundreds of right-wing Israelis and settlers took to the holy site in celebration of “Jerusalem Day.” Jerusalem Day is celebrated […]

24 May
2:46

Israeli Soldiers Abduct 15 Palestinians In The West Bank

Israeli soldiers abducted, overnight and until morning hours Wednesday, at least fifteen Palestinians in various parts of the occupied West bank, and confiscated large sums of cash from several homes in Hebron city, in the southern part of the West Bank. The soldiers attacked and injured civil guards of Al-Aqsa […]

22 May
11:40

Army Injures Eighteen Palestinians Near Jerusalem

Israeli soldiers shot and injured, Monday, eighteen Palestinians, including eight with live rounds, including one who suffered a severe injury, and caused dozens of residents to suffer the effects of teargas inhalation, near Qalandia terminal, north of occupied East Jerusalem. Medical sources said eight Palestinians were shot with live fire, […]

20 May
7:12

Video: One Phone Camera Saves Life Of A Child At Roadblock

In what seems just second before a child was potentially shot dead, a Palestinian using his phone to film the unfolding events, can be heard shouting “hey you don’t shoot,” at a soldier pointing his automatic gun at a female child, who reportedly carried a knife. The Israeli soldiers claimed […]

17 May
10:50

One Palestinian Injured, Many Suffer Effects Of Teargas Inhalation, In Jerusalem

Israeli soldiers shot and injured, on Wednesday evening, one Palestinian with live fire, and caused dozens to suffer the effects of teargas inhalation, during clashes that took place after the soldiers assaulted protesters, near Qalandia terminal, north of occupied Jerusalem. The clashes started after the soldiers attacked Palestinians, holding a […]

17 May
10:38

Israeli Soldiers Attack Nonviolent Protesters, Journalists, Abduct Three, In Red Cross Yard, In Jerusalem

Israeli soldiers and security officers attacked, Wednesday, nonviolent Palestinian protesters, and journalists, in the courtyard if the International Red Cross center in occupied East Jerusalem, injured one Palestinian, and abducted three others. The head of the Palestinian Prisoners’ Society (PPS) in Jerusalem, Nasser Qous, said the soldiers invaded the yard […]

16 May
12:15

Israeli Soldiers Abduct 17 Palestinians In The West Bank

Israeli soldiers abducted, on Tuesday at dawn, at least seventeen Palestinians, from various parts of the occupied West Bank, and confiscated large sums of cash. The army said it also confiscated a weapon from one of the invaded homes. In the Hebron governorate, in the southern part of the West […]

16 May
8:36

200 New Settlement Units Approved near Jerusalem

Israeli authorities, on Monday, approved the construction of over 200 new units in the ultra-orthodox Kochav Yaakov settlement, near Jerusalem, PNN reports. The move comes a week before US President Trump, who has previously criticized Israeli settlements in the territories, visits the region. According to Haaretz daily newspaper, the construction […]

15 May
11:35

Israeli Soldiers Abduct Two Child Siblings In Jerusalem

Israeli soldiers invaded, on Sunday at night, Ras al-Amoud neighborhood in Silwan town, south of the Al-Aqsa Mosque in occupied East Jerusalem, and abducted two child siblings from their family’s home. The two children, identified as Jamal and Mohammad al-Ghoul, were moved to an interrogation center in the city, after […]

15 May
8:12

Clashes in Jerusalem as Israeli Forces Serve Demolition Orders

Clashes erupted on Sunday, between Palestinians in the al-Matar neighborhood, to the north of occupied Jerusalem, and Israeli soldiers, after the latter stormed the area and handed out notices for the demolition of four buildings there, according to witnesses. WAFA correspondence reported witnesses as saying that Israeli forces stormed the neighbourhood and shut […]

14 May
3:37

Jordan Holds Israel Responsible For The Death Of Its Citizen

The Jordanian Government denounced, Saturday, the death of a Jordanian citizen, in occupied Jerusalem, after he “carried out a stabbing attack targeting Israeli police officers.” Dr. Mohammad Al Momani, Jordan’s Minister of State for Media Affairs, said that his country and its embassy in Tel Aviv, are following the developments […]

13 May
4:00

Israeli Officer Rams Palestinian Child With Car, Flees The Scene

A Palestinian child was injured, on Saturday evening, after a police officer rammed him with his car, in occupied Jerusalem, and fled the scene. Eyewitnesses said the child was struck near Bab al-Amoud (Damascus Gate) before the Palestinians called for an ambulance. The child was moved to a hospital in […]

13 May
3:37

Israeli Police Kills A Jordanian Man After An Alleged Stabbing Attack In Jerusalem

An Israeli police officer killed, on Saturday afternoon, a Jordanian citizen in the Chains Gate area, in Jerusalem’s Old city, after he reportedly stabbed and wounded a police officer. The Israeli Police said the man approached police officers and stabbed one in the upper part of his body, moderately wounding […]

13 May
7:32

Israeli Soldiers Killed 309, Palestinians, Including 83 Children, Since October 1, 2015

An updated study by the Al-Quds Center for Israeli and Palestinian Studies, revealed that the number of Palestinians, killed by Israeli fire since October 1, 2015, has arrived to 309 Palestinians, including Saba’ Nidal Obeid, who was fatally shot on Friday, May 12, 2017. Al-Quds Center stated that the soldiers […]

11 May
1:40

Hunger Striking Detainees Reach Critical Levels, Many Vomiting Blood

The Palestinian Detainees’ Committee has reported, Thursday, that as the detainees continue their hunger strike for the 25th consecutive day, all of them are currently very weak, cannot stand or move due to severe weight loss, and many of them are vomiting blood. The committee stated that the striking detainees, […]

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09 May
10:45

Israeli Settlers Write Racist Graffiti on Walls and Cars in Jerusalem

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An unknown number of Israeli fanatic extremists infiltrated, on Tuesday at dawn, the as-Sahl neighborhood in Shoafat town, north of occupied East Jerusalem, and wrote racist graffiti in Hebrew on Palestinian cars and buildings. The graffiti included insults against the Muslim Prophet Mohammad. The vandals also slashed car tires. Besides […]

08 May
2:48

Israeli Soldiers Abduct A Palestinian Man In Jerusalem

Israeli soldiers invaded, Monday, the town of Silwan, south of the Al-Aqsa Mosque, in occupied East Jerusalem, and abducted a 65-year-old man, the father of a Palestinian teen who was killed by the army in 2012. The soldiers invaded Sweih neighborhood, in Silwan, broke into the home of Sa’id Ayyash, […]

08 May
10:22

Israeli Soldiers Abduct Five Palestinians In Jerusalem

Israeli soldiers abducted, overnight until early morning hours Monday, at least five Palestinians during massive invasions and violent searches of homes in the Old City of occupied East Jerusalem. The invasions targeted dozens of homes in many Palestinian areas in the Old City, including Bab Hatta, Sa’diyya, al-Waad, and the […]

08 May
2:40

Israeli police kill 16-year old Palestinian girl in Jerusalem

Updated: On Sunday afternoon, Israeli police shot and killed a 16-year old Palestinian girl near the Damascus gate in Jerusalem. Although the Israeli police spokesperson claimed that the teen attempted to stab a security officer, that account has been disputed. The child has been identified as Fatima Afeef Abdul-Rahman Hajiji, […]

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07 May
3:34

PCHR: “Force-Feeding is War Crime and Perpetrators Will be Prosecuted”

News is coming about the Israeli preparations to commit the force-feeding crime against hundreds of Palestinian prisoners, who have been on hunger strike for 20 days. The Israeli media lately announced the Israeli government’s intention to recruit doctors from abroad to force-feed hundreds of Palestinian prisoners on hunger strike. On […]

07 May
12:58

Israeli Soldiers Abduct A Young Man, A Child, In Hebron And Jerusalem

Israeli soldiers abducted, Sunday, a young Palestinian man in Hebron, in the southern part of the occupied West Bank, and a child from his home in occupied East Jerusalem. The Hebron office of the Palestinian Prisoners’ Society (PPS) said the soldiers abducted Mahmoud Ahmad Rajabi, while walking near the Ibrahimi […]

05 May
12:33

18th day of hunger strike: More prisoners join mass hunger strike

Press Release – Ad-Dameer Prisoner Support and Human Rights Association: Palestinian political prisoners entered 18th day of hunger strike, the day that standing may become difficult or even impossible. On 3 May 2017, significant Palestinian political leaders declared they will be joining the mass hunger strike. A joint press conference […]

04 May
11:53

Israel Moves 41 Hunger Striking Detainees To Ohali Kidar Prison

The Media Committee of the “Freedom and Dignity” hunger strike in Israeli prisons, said the Israeli Prison Authority has transferred, Thursday, 41 hunger striking detainees from Asqalan Prison to Ohali Kidar.  The committee stated that the soldiers conducted repeated and extensive invasions and searches of the detainees’ rooms and belongings, […]

04 May
11:25

Israeli Soldiers Demolish Residential And Commercial Structures In Jerusalem

Israeli soldiers invaded, on Thursday morning, the at-Tour neighborhood, overlooking the Old City of occupied East Jerusalem, and al-‘Eesawiyya town, in the center of the city, and demolished residential and commercial structures. The demolished commercial structures are owned by Khalil Abu Sbeitan and Rami Sayyad; the army claimed there were […]

04 May
11:12

Israeli Soldiers Abduct Eight Palestinians In The West Bank

Israeli soldiers abducted, on Thursday at dawn, at least eight Palestinians, seven of them during extensive and violent searches of hones, and one who was abducted from his work in occupied Jerusalem. The Hebron office of the Palestinian Prisoners’ Society (PPS) said the soldiers invaded Beit Ummar town, north of […]

03 May
12:08

Israeli Settler, 19, Shot and Killed by Israeli Soldiers during Attempted Stabbing

A 19-year old Israeli settler was apparently mistaken for a Palestinian and immediately shot to death by Israeli soldiers at the Hizme checkpoint near Jerusalem. Israeli military standard procedure is to shoot to kill any Palestinian who appears to be attempting to attack or approach soldiers, while their standard procedure […]

02 May
1:17

MADA: Escalated Attacks against Jerusalem Journalists

Israeli occupation forces and police escalated their attacks against journalists and media, culminating in a wave of attacks on at least 14 journalists in East Jerusalem on Saturday, the 29th of April, 2017. An Israeli police cavalry unit attacked several journalists, injuring them and destroying their equipment, as well as preventing them […]

30 Apr
11:02

PPS: “Israeli Soldiers Abduct 30 Palestinians In The West Bank”

The Palestinian Prisoners’ Society (PPS) has reported that Israeli soldiers abducted, on Monday at dawn, at least thirty Palestinians in different parts of the occupied West Bank, including seventeen in the al-‘Eesawiyya town, in East Jerusalem. The Hebron office of the PPS, in the southern part of the West Bank, […]

30 Apr
7:53

Israeli Soldiers Assault Palestinian Journalists, Adduct Three Nonviolent Protestors, In Jerusalem

As hundreds of Palestinians marched in occupied East Jerusalem, on Saturday evening, in solidarity with the hunger striking Palestinian detainees in Israeli prisons, Israeli soldiers assaulted the nonviolent protesters, deliberately targeted local journalists, damages their cameras, and abducted three protesters. The soldiers, and police officers, assaulted a group of Palestinian […]

30 Apr
3:53

25,000 New Settlement Units Approved for Jerusalem

For two years, the Israeli government has been planning to build 25,000 new settlement units in the city of Jerusalem, an Israeli minister stressed on Friday. Israeli Housing Minister Yoav Galant told Israeli television Channel 2, on Thursday, that his ministry had been discussing the plan with Jerusalem’s Jewish municipality […]

29 Apr
7:05

Israeli Soldiers Abduct A Wounded Child From An Ambulance In Jerusalem

Israeli soldiers abducted, on Thursday evening, a Palestinian child who was shot by an army sharpshooter, in the al-‘Eesawiyya town, in occupied East Jerusalem, after the soldiers chased an ambulance transporting him to the hospital. The child, identified as Mos’ab Mahmoud Mheisin, 14, was shot by several live rounds in […]

28 Apr
8:19

Jerusalem Municipality to Seize Palestinian Land for ‘Tourist Center’

The tourist center is planned to neighbor a mosque in Ras al-Amud that serves Palestinians who are denied access to al-Aqsa Compound. On April 24, 2017, the West Jerusalem municipality published a plan to confiscate 1,300 square meters of land in Ras al-Amoud, an area adjacent to the Old City […]

27 Apr
6:28

Israeli Court Sentences Palestinian Teenage Girl To Ten Years

The Israeli District Court in occupied Jerusalem sentenced, Wednesday, a Palestinian teenage girl to ten years in prison, after convicting her of “an attempted stabbing attack,” in the city. The verdict came after Israel delayed her court hearings 24 times since he abducted in February 2016. The court session was […]

27 Apr
4:30

After 28 Days In Israeli Morgue, Slain Mother Buried Next To Her Son

After Israel held her body for 28 consecutive days since the soldiers shot her, and prevented medics from approaching her, eventually leading to her bleeding to death, the corpse of slain Palestinian mother from Shu’fat refugee camp, in occupied Jerusalem, was finally released to her family, and was buried next […]

26 Apr
3:54

PCHR Concerned over Life of Palestinian Prisoners on Hunger Strike in Israeli Jails

The Palestinian Center for Human Rights (PCHR) is strongly concerned over the life of hundreds of Palestinian prisoners, who have started a hunger strike for 10 days in the Israeli jails in protest against the deterioration of their living conditions and deprivation of their most basic human rights. PCHR emphasizes […]

26 Apr
2:43

10,000 New Settlement Units Approved in Jerusalem

The Israeli Ministry of Housing and the West Jerusalem municipality has revived the construction of 10,000 settlement units in Atarot settlement, to the north of Jerusalem. PNN reports thayt, according to Israeli media, the construction plans have been frozen for years, due to the Obama administration’s opposition to building settlements. […]

26 Apr
6:52

Israel Approves 10.000 Colonialist Units In Occupied Jerusalem

The Israeli “Housing Ministry,” and the Jerusalem City Council, have approved the construction 10.000 new units, on illegally-confiscated Palestinian lands, near Qalandia, north of occupied East Jerusalem, in the West Bank. The constructions are planned for the expansion of Atarot area, built on Palestinian lands, northwest of Jerusalem. Israeli TV, […]

24 Apr
9:22

Israeli Soldiers Abduct Two Palestinians In Jerusalem

Israeli soldiers abducted, on Monday at dawn, two young Palestinian men, from their homes, in Sawahra and Abu Dis towns, in Jerusalem governorate, in the occupied West Bank. Several military jeeps invaded the two towns from different directions, stormed and violently searched homes, and abducted Morad Ayyad, from Abu Dis, […]

24 Apr
8:57

After Reportedly Wounding A Soldier, Army Abducts A Palestinian Woman Near Jerusalem

Israeli soldiers abducted, on Monday morning, a Palestinian woman, at the Qalandia Terminal, north of occupied East Jerusalem, reportedly after she stabbed and injured a female soldier. Israeli sources said the woman, in her thirties, is from Taybeh town, near Ramallah, and that she “stabbed a female soldier in the […]

24 Apr
8:37

Two Palestinian Children Injured After Being Rammed By A Speeding Settler’s Car Near Jerusalem

Palestinian medical sources have reported that two children were injured, on Sunday evening, after being struck by a speeding Israeli settler’s car, while walking with their parents in Sur Baher town, south of occupied East Jerusalem. The sources stated that Mohammad Mousa Attoun suffered a head wound, while his sister, […]

23 Apr
10:33

Qaraqe Denies Misleading Israeli Reports About Detainees Ending Strike

The head of the Palestinian Detainees’ Committee Issa Qaraqe denied, Sunday, misleading Israeli reports and false allegations, claiming that eighty-eight detainees have stopped their hunger strike, and affirmed that the number of striking detainees is gradually increasing. Qaraqe even challenged Israel by asking Prison Authority officials to allow the lawyers […]

22 Apr
11:06

Israel Transfers Corpse Of Slain Palestinian Teen To His Family

The Israeli Authorities allowed, Friday, the transfer of the corpse of a Palestinian teen, who was shot dead by the Israeli police officers, on April 1st, 2017, to the Palestinian side. The Palestinian, Ahmad Ghazal, 17, was killed on April 1st in occupied Jerusalem, after the soldiers and the police […]