Category Archives: Israeli attacks

30 May
11:07

Israeli Soldiers Abduct Six Palestinians In Ramallah and Hebron

Israeli soldiers invaded, on Wednesday at dawn, six Palestinians, including a father and his son, in the West Bank governorates of Ramallah and Hebron, during extensive military searches of homes. Several armored Israeli military jeeps invaded Bil’in village, west of the central West Bank city of Ramallah, before the soldiers […]

30 May
10:23

Army Abducts Eleven Palestinians In Jerusalem

Dozens of Israeli soldiers conducted, on Wednesday at dawn, extensive and violent searches of homes in the al-‘Isawiya town, in occupied Jerusalem, and abducted eleven Palestinians. The soldiers interrogated many Palestinians, while searching their homes, and abducted eleven of them, the Wadi Hilweh Information Center in Silwan (Silwanic) has reported. […]

30 May
10:09

Israeli Soldiers Invade Many Areas, Homes, In Hebron, Confiscate A Car, And Mobile Phone

Dozens of Israeli soldiers invaded, on Tuesday at dawn, several areas in the southern West Bank governorate of Hebron, before storming and ransacking many homes, and confiscated a Palestinian car, and a mobile phone. Media sources said the soldiers invaded the Old City of Hebron, and fired many flares, in […]

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 […]

gaza-bombing (image from video by @cjwerleman on Twitter)
30 May
4:20

Israeli Airforce Drops 25 Bombs On Gaza

At around 1 am on Tuesday morning, the Israeli airforce began dropping bombs in different parts of the Gaza Strip, claiming that they were targeting ‘Hamas locations’. The bombs did not cause any injuries, but did damage a number of structures. By Tuesday afternoon, the airstrikes totaled 25, in all […]

29 May
12:12

Soldiers Abduct A Young Woman, Illegally Confiscate Cash And Damage Car, In Tulkarem

Several Israeli army jeeps invaded, Tuesday, Kafr al-Lubbad village, east of the northern West Bank city of Tulkarem, searched many homes, and abducted a young woman in addition to illegally confiscating 10.000 Shekels from the family and damaging their car. Hatem Fuqaha’, said the soldiers abducted his daughter Alaa’, 24, […]

29 May
10:54

Israeli Soldiers Abduct Six Palestinians In Qalqilia, Salfit And Bethlehem

The Palestinian Prisoners’ Society (PPS) has reported that Israeli soldiers abducted, on Tuesday at dawn, six young Palestinian men from their homes in the West Bank governorates of Qalqilia, Salfit and Bethlehem, and injured a recovering patient after assaulting him in his home. The PPS office in Qalqilia, in northern […]

29 May
9:56

Army Abducts Two Palestinians, Including A Woman, In Hebron

Israeli soldiers invaded, on Tuesday at dawn, several areas in the southern West Bank governorate of Hebron, searched homes and abducted two Palestinians, including a woman who is also a former political prisoner. Media sources in Beit Ummar town, north of Hebron, said the soldiers abducted Fida’ Mohammad Ekhlayyel, 23, […]

29 May
12:51

Israeli Soldiers Abduct Two Siblings, Attack Their Mother, In Jenin

Israeli soldiers invaded, on Monday evening, Jilqamous village, east of the northern West Bank city of Jenin, abducted two siblings and attacked their mother. Media sources said the soldiers invaded the village, before storming the home of Fakhri Mahmoud al-Qarm, and violently searching it, causing damage. They added that the […]

28 May
11:55

Palestinian Killed in Israeli Attack North of Gaza

A Palestinian man was killed on Monday, and another critically injured, in an Israeli artillery attack on a location to the east of Beit Lahia town, in the northern Gaza Strip, said the Ministry of Health. Mohammad Masoud al-Radea’, 31, from Beit Lahia, was killed in the attack that targeted […]

28 May
9:09

VIDEO: Israeli Forces Shoot Unarmed Palestinian Woman in Jerusalem

Israeli occupation forces, on Sunday night, shot and wounded a Palestinian woman near the light rail in Shu’fat town, occupied East Jerusalem, under the pretext of attempting to stab a soldier. The shooting was filmed on mobile camera by one of the eyewitnesses, and shows seven Israeli soldiers pointing their […]

28 May
3:54

Palestinian Dies From Serious Wounds Suffered In Gaza

The Palestinian Health Ministry in Gaza has reported, Monday, that a young man died from serious wounds he suffered several days earlier, after Israeli soldiers shot him, during the ongoing Great Return March, in northern Gaza. Dr. Ashraf al-Qedra, the spokesperson of the Health Ministry, said the Palestinian has been […]

28 May
2:55

Israeli Soldiers Abduct 28 Palestinians In The West Bank

The Palestinian Prisoners’ Society (PPS) said Israeli soldiers conducted, on Sunday at night and Monday at dawn, extensive and violent searched of homes and property in several parts of the occupied West Bank, and abducted 28 Palestinians, including 15 in Ramallah. In Jerusalem, dozens of soldiers invade the al-‘Isawiya town, […]

28 May
12:28

Updated: “Army Abducts Fifteen Palestinians, Injures Thirteen, Near Ramallah”

Israeli soldiers invaded, on Monday at dawn, the al-Am’ari refugee camp, south of the central West Bank city of Ramallah, searched and ransacked dozens of homes and abducted at least fifteen Palestinians, in addition to wounding thirteen others. The abducted Palestinians have been identified as:  Mohammad Jihad al-Hamshari.  Mousa Nasser […]

27 May
11:55

Updated: Israeli Strikes Raise Death Toll to Three Palestinians

A Palestinian who was critically injured on Sunday, during a predawn Israeli strike on several locations to the south of the Gaza Strip died of his serious wounds, bringing the total number of Palestinians who were killed by Israeli army, today, to three. Dr. Ashraf al-Qedra, the spokesperson of the […]

27 May
7:55

Hebron: Settlers Cut Down 700 Vine Trees

On Saturday evening, extremist Israeli settlers cut down 700  vine trees from the lands of Baloutat Eweis, east of Hebron, southern West Bank. The targeted 12 dunams of vineyards are located next to bypass road 60, to the east of Hebron, and are the property of two brothers from the […]

27 May
11:16

Israeli Army Kills Two Palestinians, Seriously Injure One, In Southern Gaza

Israeli soldiers fired, on Sunday morning, several shells into a structure and Palestinian lands, between Rafah and Khan Younis, in the southern part of the Gaza Strip, killing two Palestinians and seriously wounding one. Media sources in Gaza said the soldiers fired at least two artillery shells near Sofa Crossing, […]

27 May
10:58

Updated: “Israeli Soldiers Abduct Six Palestinians In Jerusalem, One In Hebron”

Israeli soldiers abducted, on Sunday at dawn, six young Palestinian men from occupied East Jerusalem, and one in Hebron, in the southern part of the occupied West Bank, after the army invaded many homes, and conducted violent searches, causing property damage. The soldiers invaded many homes in occupied Jerusalem, and […]

26 May
8:23

Israeli Soldiers Shoot, Injure Two Palestinians on Gaza Border

At least two Palestinians, on Saturday, were shot and injured by the Israeli army, with live fire, along the barbed-wire fence that separates between Gaza and Israel to the east of Gaza city, said medical sources. Two unidentified youth were shot and injured as Israeli forces stationed along the Gaza-Israeli  barrier […]

26 May
1:05

Army Abducts Six Palestinians In Qalqilia, Tulkarem And Jerusalem

Israeli soldiers abducted, on Saturday at dawn, six Palestinians in Qalqilia, Tulkarem and Jerusalem, in the occupied West Bank. Several army jeeps invaded Qalqilia city, in northern West Bank, searched homes and abducted Motayyam Khaldoun Radwan, 17, and Tha’er Ashraf Zeid, 19. Furthermore, the soldiers invaded Barta’a town, southwest of […]

26 May
10:13

Seriously Injured Palestinian Succumbs To His Wounds

The Palestinian Health Ministry in the Gaza Strip has reported that a Palestinian man died, on Saturday at dawn, from serious wounds he suffered after Israeli soldiers shot him with live fire, several days ago. The Ministry identified the slain Palestinian as Hussein Salem Abu ‘Oweida, 41, and added that […]

26 May
5:02

Israeli Colonizers Cut Dozens Of Trees Near Bethlehem

Several Israeli colonizers invaded, Friday, Palestinian agricultural lands in the al-Khader town, south of Bethlehem, and cut dozens of trees. Hasan Breijiyya, the coordinator of the Popular Committee against the Annexation Wall and Colonies in Bethlehem, said the colonizers cut 25 Peach trees, and 35 grapevines, owned by a local […]

26 May
4:44

Army Injures A Palestinian In Kufur Qaddoum

Israeli soldiers shot, Friday, a young Palestinian man with a rubber-coated steel bullet in his head, and caused many to suffer the effects of teargas inhalation, after the army attacked the weekly procession against the illegal Annexation Wall and colonies in Kufur Qaddoum town, east of the northern West Bank […]

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 […]

25 May
9:42

Tayseer Khaled: Prosecution of Israeli Officials Became Possible after Referral to ICC

Tayseer Khaled, member of the PLO’s Executive Committee and Head of the Palestinian Expatriate Affairs Department, has described the referral of the Palestinian situation to the International Criminal Court (ICC) as a qualitative step, adding that the leaders have to be reckoned for the series of crimes they have committed […]

25 May
6:24

Israeli Soldiers Abduct Three Palestinians Near Jenin

Israeli soldiers abducted, on Friday at dawn, three young Palestinian men in Barta’a town, southwest of the northern West Bank governorate of Jenin. Media sources in Jenin said dozens of soldiers invaded Barta’a, searched many homes and property, before abducting three Palestinians from Yassid and Qaffin towns. The three Palestinians, […]

25 May
5:00

PCHR Weekly Report On Israeli Human Rights Violations in the Occupied Palestinian Territory (17 – 23 May 2018)

Israeli forces continued with systematic crimes in the occupied Palestinian territory (oPt) for the week of 17 – 23 May, 2018. Israeli forces continued to use lethal force against peaceful Palestinian protestors in the Gaza Strip. Two succumbed to wounds sustained in the Great March of Return, in addition to […]

25 May
4:28

Two Palestinians Die From Serious Wounds In Gaza

The Palestinian Health Ministry has reported, Thursday, that two Palestinians, who were shot and seriously injured by Israeli army fire in the Gaza Strip, have succumbed to their serious wounds. Dr. Ashraf al-Qedra, the spokesperson of the Health Ministry in Gaza, said a young man, identified as Ahmad Ali Qattoush, […]

24 May
12:02

Soldiers Injure Three Palestinians In Nablus, Abduct One In Ramallah

Several Israeli army jeeps invaded, on Thursday at dawn, the northern West Bank city of Nablus, and shot two Palestinians, in addition to wounding a third young man after ramming him with one of their jeeps. The soldiers also abducted a Palestinian in Ramallah, in central West Bank. Media sources […]

24 May
11:00

Israeli Navy Abducts Two Sibling Fishermen In Gaza, Confiscates A Boat

Israeli navy ships attacked, on Thursday morning, several Palestinian fishing boats, and opened fire at them in the Sudaniyya Sea, northwest of Gaza city, before abducting two sibling fishermen. The WAFA Palestinian News Agency said the soldiers used automatic fire against several Palestinian fishing boats, in Gaza territorial waters close […]

24 May
10:37

Army Abducts Four Palestinians, Injures Several Others, Near Qalqilia

Several Israeli army jeeps invaded, earlier on Thursday morning, Azzoun town, east of the northern West Bank city of Qalqilia, abducted four Palestinians, and caused many to suffer the effects of teargas inhalation. The soldiers attacked many Palestinians, who protested the invasion, and fired live rounds, rubber-coated steel bullets and […]

24 May
9:31

Army Abducts Four Palestinians In Nablus And Hebron

Israeli soldiers abducted, on Thursday at dawn, four Palestinians, from their homes in Nablus and Hebron, in the northern and southern parts of the occupied West Bank. The army also invaded stores near Bethlehem and examined surveillance recordings. The Nablus office of the Palestinian Prisoners’ Society (PPS) said the soldiers […]

23 May
9:26

Preliminary ICC Investigation into Israeli Crimes Continues

The International Criminal Court (ICC), on Tuesday, responded to a request by the Palestinian Foreign Ministry asking them to investigate Israeli settlement building and alleged war crimes. “Since 16 January 2015, the situation in Palestine has been subject to a preliminary examination in order to ascertain whether the criteria for […]

23 May
8:51

Israeli Minister of Energy: European Union Can Go to Hell

Israeli Minister of  Energy Yuval Steinitz, on Wednesday, slammed the European union for demanding a probe into last week’s police violence against pro-Palestinian protesters in Haifa. On Tuesday, the EU issued a statement calling on Israel to probe police conduct during an Arab-Israel protest in Haifa, last week. “It is […]

23 May
7:35

Palestinian Child Dies From Serious Wounds He Suffered Eight Days Ago

The Palestinian Health Ministry has reported, on Wednesday evening, that a child died from serious wounds he suffered, eight days earlier, after Israeli soldiers shot him at the northern entrance of al-Biereh city, in central West Bank. The Ministry said the child, Akram Odai Abu Khalil, 15, was shot with […]

23 May
1:45

PPS: “Israeli Soldiers Assault Two Palestinians Before Abducting Them”

The Palestinian Prisoners’ Society (PPS) has reported that Israeli soldiers repeatedly assaulted two Palestinians prior to abducting them, in Ramallah and al-Biereh Governorate, in central West Bank, and Hebron, in the southern part. The PPS stated that many soldiers invaded, on May 2nd, the home of Ali Mohammad Dar Zeid, […]

23 May
11:24

Israeli Soldiers Abduct Four Palestinians In The West Bank

Israeli soldiers abducted, earlier Wednesday and on Tuesday at night, four Palestinians from Hebron and Qalqilia, in the occupied West Bank. In Hebron, in the southern part of the West Bank, the soldiers invaded homes in Halhoul town, north of the city, and abducted Mohannad Ibrahim Zama’ra, 22. The soldiers […]

23 May
8:39

Army Attacks Palestinians, Abducts One, In Jerusalem

Israeli soldiers attacked, on Tuesday at night, many Palestinians who were picnicking and socializing on the stairs of Damascus Gate (Bab al-Amoud), one of the main gates leading to the Old City of occupied Jerusalem and abducted one of them. Eyewitnesses said many Palestinians, and after a long day of […]

22 May
8:37

Army Shells Central Gaza

Israeli forces shelled what they alleged to be a Hamas military post located east of the al-Bureij refugee camp, in the central Gaza Strip, on Tuesday morning. Witnesses told Ma’an News Agency that the shelling came after several Palestinian youth managed to cross the Israeli border fence and burn Israeli […]

22 May
8:28

Israel Summons Ambassadors of Spain, Slovenia and Belgium over UN Investigation

The Israeli Foreign Ministry has summoned the ambassadors of three European countries over their support to the international investigation of the UN Human Rights Council, into the Gaza massacre, on May 15. The Ministry said, in a statement, that it summoned the ambassadors of Spain and Slovenia, and is to […]

22 May
8:15

Colonial Settlers Cut Down 700 Grape Trees in Hebron

Israeli settlers, on Tuesday, cut down 700 grape trees planted in Halhoul, to the north of Hebron. According to orchard owners, brothers Maher and Ismail Karja, Israeli settlers cut a total of 400 grape trees; 200 of each. The other 300 were owned by Younes Abu Arish and Walid Duhdel; […]

22 May
8:05

Palestinian Officials Refer to ICC for Israeli Crimes and Violations

The State of Palestine, as a party to the Rome Statute, has signed a referral to the International Criminal Court (ICC). The referral should cover all the Israeli crimes and violations committed or to be committed against the people of Palestine, in the past, present and future, said the Higher […]

22 May
12:13

Army Abducts Five Palestinians In Hebron, Searches Homes In Qalqilia

Israeli soldiers abducted, on Tuesday at dawn, five Palestinians in Hebron, in the southern part of the occupied West Bank, after searching their homes, in addition to invading and searching homes in Qalqilia, in northern West Bank. The Hebron office of the Palestinian Prisoners’ Society (PPS) said the soldiers invaded […]

22 May
11:04

Israeli Soldiers Abduct Seven Palestinians In Jerusalem

Israeli soldiers abducted, late at night and on Tuesday at dawn, five Palestinians from their homes in the al-‘Isawiya town, and two children in Bab al-‘Amoud area, in occupied East Jerusalem. Media sources in Jerusalem said that dozens of soldiers invaded the al-Isawiya town, in the heart of Jerusalem, before […]

21 May
8:08

Navy Fires on Fishing Boats, Bulldozers Raze Lands in Gaza

Israeli naval forces, on Monday morning, opened fire on Palestinian fishing boats off the coast of Gaza City. Witnesses told Ma’an News Agency that Israeli naval boats opened fire at several fishing boats off the coast of Gaza City, forcing fishermen to head back to shore, in fear for their […]

21 May
11:14

Israeli Soldieres Injure Five Palestinians In Jenin

Israeli soldiers injured, on Monday at dawn, five young men, after the soldiers invaded the Eastern Neighborhood of the northern West Bank city of Jenin, and fired at many Palestinians who protested the invasion. Medical sources said the soldiers shot a young man with a rubber-coated steel bullet in the […]

21 May
9:35

Army Abducts A Child, Searches Homes, In Bethlehem

Israeli soldiers abducted, on Monday at dawn, a Palestinian child in Beit Fajjar town, south of Bethlehem, and searched many homes in the town, and in Teqoua, south of Bethlehem. The Bethlehem office of the Palestinian Prisoners’ Society (PPS) said the soldiers searched homes in Beit Fajjar, and abducted Sari […]

21 May
5:34

Arms Manufacturers Use Israel’s Massacres in Gaza to Test New Technology

As the Israeli military mows down unarmed Palestinian protesters, arms trade expert Andrew Feinstein explains how weapons companies use Gaza as a laboratory to test new products and rake in profits. Andrew Feinstein is the Executive Director of Corruption Watch UK and author of ‘The Shadow World: Inside the Global Arms […]

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 […]

21 May
3:22

Detainee ‘Oweisat Dies From His Serious Wounds Inflicted by Israeli Soldiers

The Palestinian Detainees’ Committee has reported that detainee Aziz ‘Oweisat, 53, died at an Israeli hospital from serious complications after he was assaulted by several Israeli soldiers in the prison, who claimed he attacked an officer with a sharp object. The Committee said ‘Oweisat, from Jabal al-Mokabber in occupied Jerusalem, […]

20 May
9:07

UN Security Council to Discuss Resolution for Protection of Palestinian People

The United Nations Security Council (UNSC), on Monday, will discuss a draft resolution to provide international protection for the Palestinian people. The resolution was put forward by Kuwait’s permanent representative at the UN headquarters in New York, Ambassador Mansour Al Otaibi, and called for providing international protection to civilians in the […]

20 May
1:24

Army Invades Many Neighborhoods In Jerusalem

Israeli soldiers invaded, on Saturday at night, many neighborhoods in occupied East Jerusalem, and opened fire at protesters, in addition to attacking Palestinians holding social activities, celebrating the holy Muslim month of Ramadan. Media sources in Jerusalem said the soldiers invaded several neighborhoods in the occupied city, and fired gas […]

20 May
12:16

Israeli Soldiers Abduct Three Palestinians, Including One Woman

Israeli soldiers abducted, on Sunday at dawn, three Palestinians, including one woman, in Ramallah and Tulkarem governorates, in the occupied West Bank. The Palestinian Prisoners Society (PPS) said the soldiers invaded and searched homes in Doura al-Qare’ town, northeast of the central West Bank city of Ramallah, and abducted Mahmoud […]

19 May
11:43

Palestinian Dies From Serious Wounds Suffered In Northern Gaza

The Palestinian Health Ministry has reported that a third Palestinian died, on Saturday evening, from serious wounds he suffered last Monday, when Israeli soldiers shot him with live fire in northern Gaza. The Ministry said the Palestinian, Ahmad al-‘Abed Abu Samra, 21, was shot by Israeli soldiers, on Monday May […]

19 May
1:07

Another Palestinian Dies From Wounds Suffered On May 14

The Palestinian Health Ministry in the Gaza Strip has reported that a young Palestinian man died, Saturday, from serious wounds he suffered on Monday, May 14. It said the young man, identified as Mohammad Mazen Oleyyan, 20, was shot with live Israeli army fire, and died from his serious wounds […]

19 May
11:40

Israeli Soldiers Injure Many Protesters In Kufur Qaddoum

Israeli soldiers attacked, Friday, the weekly procession in Kufur Qaddoum town, east of the northern West bank city of Qalqilia. Morad Eshteiwi, the coordinator of the Popular Committee against the Annexation Wall and Colonies in Kufur Qaddoum said dozens of soldiers invaded the town and resorted to the excessive use […]

19 May
11:25

Army Attacks The Weekly Nonviolent Protest In Ni’lin

Israeli soldiers attacked, Friday, the weekly nonviolent procession against the Annexation Wall and Colonies, in Ni’lin village, west of the central West Bank city of Ramallah. Local and international peace activists marched from the center of the village, heading towards the Annexation Wall, separating the villagers from their lands and […]

19 May
5:20

Palestinian Man Dies From Serious Wounds Suffered On April 14

The Palestinian Health Ministry has reported that a Palestinian man died, on Saturday at dawn, from serious wounds he suffered on Monday April 14, after Israeli soldiers shot him with live fire during the nonviolent protest against the U.S. moving its Embassy to occupied Jerusalem, and commemorating the 70th anniversary of […]

19 May
4:12

OCHA: “West Bank demolitions and displacement – April 2018”

Overview – In April, a total of 44 Palestinian-owned structures were demolished or seized by the Israeli authorities in the West Bank, an increase compared to the monthly average during the first quarter of 2018 (33 structures) and during 2017 (35 structures). However, given that the majority of the targeted […]

19 May
3:55

MOH: “Israeli Soldiers Injure 56 Palestinians In Gaza”

The Palestinian Health Ministry has confirmed that Israeli soldiers injured, Friday, 56 Palestinians during the Great Return March which was held in several parts of the Gaza Strip, and adding that twenty-three of the wounded Palestinians were shot with live rounds. The protests were held near border areas in several […]

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 […]

18 May
9:43

Jewish Americans Condemn US Government Support for Israel’s Massacre of Gazans

Activists from Jewish Voice for Peace NYC and Jews Say No! held a Gaza solidarity protest outside the office of Senators Chuck Schumer and Kirsten Gillibrand, condemning US support for Israel’s massacre of Palestinian protesters – Ben Norton reports. TRNN video & transcript: BEN NORTON: Activists from the progressive organizations, Jewish […]

18 May
7:53

UN Human Rights Body Calls for International Inquiry on Jerusalem, West Bank and Gaza

The UN human rights body, on Friday, called for an international inquiry into the state of human rights in East Jerusalem, the West Bank and Gaza, calling out Israel for its killings of protesters in the Strip. The special session of the Human Rights Council was convened after the bloodiest […]

17 May
9:29

Gideon Levy: No Opposition in Israel as Netanyahu Massacres Gazans

Renowned Israeli journalist Gideon Levy says “the victims of Gaza hardly touch anybody in Israel,” as Israeli forces mow down protesters. Hardline right-wing Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu has a stranglehold on politics, and the left barely exists. Gideon Levy is a prominent Israeli journalist and author of the weekly column […]

17 May
8:22

PCHR Weekly Report On Israeli Human Rights Violations in the Occupied Palestinian Territory (10 – 16 May 2018)

Israeli forces continued with systematic crimes in the occupied Palestinian territory (oPt), for the week of 10 – 16 May, 2018. Israeli forces continued to use appallingly lethal force against Palestinian protestors in the Gaza Strip; 46 Palestinian civilians, including 7 children and a wheelchair-bound man, were killed; 2024 Palestinian […]

17 May
8:07

Hamas: Military Force Will Be Used if Blockade Continues

Hamas’ chief in the Gaza Strip vowed, on Wednesday, to use military force against Israel if the blockade on the region continues. Speaking to Qatar-based Al-Jazeera TV on Wednesday evening, Yahya al-Senwar stressed that the March of Return rallies, which have been taking place since March 30, on the borders […]

17 May
7:50

Ministry of Foreign Affairs: US Embassy Move both Deepened Crisis & Strengthened Solidarity with Palestine

The Palestinian Ministry of Foreign Affairs (MOFA), in a statement on Wednesday, said that despite the attempt to hinder the magnitude of the diplomatic, political, and moral crisis facing the United States and Israel, after the declaration of President Donald Trump on Jerusalem, the transfer of the Embassy of his country to it, and […]

17 May
2:28

Adalah, Al Mezan Demand Urgent Israeli Supreme Court Ruling on Petition against Israeli Army’s Use of Live Fire on Civilian Protesters in Gaza

Since petition filed, Israeli troops have continued to kill Palestinians with live ammunition, including 59 people – seven of whom were children – on 14 May alone. Adalah – The Legal Center for Arab Minority Rights in Israel and Al-Mezan Centre for Human Rights submitted yesterday, 16 May 2018, a […]

17 May
2:01

Israeli Soldiers Abduct 14 Palestinians, Including A Legislator, In The West Bank

Updated: Israeli soldiers invaded, on Thursday at dawn, many Palestinian communities in several parts of the occupied West Bank, violently searched homes and abducted fourteen Palestinians, including a legislator.  Dozens of soldiers invaded Silwan town, south of the Al-Aqsa Mosque in occupied Jerusalem, searched many homes and abducted Ahmad Jalal […]

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 […]

17 May
2:44

Illegal Israeli Colonizers Occupy An Archeological Palestinian Home In Hebron

A group of extremist illegal Israeli colonizers, living on Palestinian lands in the southern West Bank governorate of Hebron, occupied on Wednesday evening an archeological Palestinian home in Doura city, south of Hebron. Media sources in Hebron said the colonizers invaded Ein ad-Dalba area, near the eastern entrance of Doura, […]

16 May
8:53

Israel Slaughters Unarmed Palestinian Protesters While Trump Administration Shouts ‘Hamas!’

The Israeli military killed over 60 and wounded over 2,000 Palestinians protesters in one day, as Ivanka Trump and Jared Kushner opened the US embassy in Jerusalem. Journalist Ali Abunimah says the Trump administration is misleadingly pointing the finger at Hamas to distract from Israel’s crimes. Ali Abunimah is co-founder of […]

16 May
8:35

ISM: “We witnessed at least 40 Palestinians dropping to the ground from tear gas inhalation.”

On Monday, the 14th of May, at 11am, thousands of Palestinians gathered in Arafat Square in Ramallah and proceeded to march to Qalandia checkpoint, to confront Israeli forces. The US embassy was officially moved to Jerusalem on this same day. Palestinians held signs and placards to assert their right of return […]

16 May
8:25

Turkey Expels Israeli Consul Over Israeli Massacres In Gaza

The Turkish Foreign Ministry, on May 16, told Israel’s Consul General in Istanbul Yosef Levi Sfari to leave the country “for a while”, following indiscriminate violence and killings of Palestinian civilians by Israeli soldiers along the Gaza border. Turkey’s Consul General in Jerusalem was summoned by the Israeli Foreign Ministry on May […]

16 May
11:32

Israeli Colonialist Settler Shoots A Palestinian Man In Hebron

An Israeli colonialist settler shot, on Wednesday at night, a young Palestinian man, in Khirbat Qalqas area, south of Hebron, in the southern part of the occupied West Bank. The Palestinian Red Crescent Society said its medics rushed the wounded young man, identified as Bilal Za’tari, 28, to a hospital […]

16 May
10:54

Israeli Soldiers Abduct Sixteen Palestinians In the West Bank

Israeli soldiers abducted, on Wednesday at dawn, at least sixteen Palestinians from their homes, in several parts of the occupied West Bank, including Jerusalem, after invading and violently searching their homes, the Palestinian Prisoners’ Society (PPS) has reported. The PPS said dozens of soldiers invaded Be’er al-Basha village, south of […]

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, […]

16 May
2:47

Soldiers Injure 173 Palestinians, Abduct Two, Near Nablus

Israeli soldiers shot, Tuesday, two Palestinians with live fire and 71 with rubber-coated steel bullets, in addition to causing approximately 100 to suffer the effects of teargas inhalation, and abducted two others, in Nablus governorate, in the northern part of the West Bank. Medical sources said the soldiers attacked hundreds […]

16 May
2:20

Israeli Soldiers Kill A Palestinian Man In Hebron

Israeli soldiers killed, Tuesday, a Palestinian man in the ad-Dowwara area, in Sa’ir town, south of the southern West Bank city of Hebron, after the army resorted to the excessive use of force against nonviolent protesters. Medical sources said the man, identified as Edrees Shaker Jabareen, 58, died from the […]

15 May
9:39

70 Years of Nakba: Where Can Palestinians Go from Here?

by Amal Ahmad, Irene Calis, Haidar Eid, Razi Nabulse  May 15, 2018 The Palestinian people have perhaps never been more in need of a forward-looking vision to shape their struggle. In facing the 70thanniversary of the Nakba, or catastrophe and the creation of Israel, on May 15, they also face a myriad of circumstances […]

15 May
9:23

Israeli Forces Kill 10 Palestinian Children in Four Weeks

Azzam Awaidah’s head was struck by a crowd control weapon on April 27 near the perimeter fence east of Khan Younis, southern Gaza Strip. He died the next day. (Photo: Courtesy of the Awaidah family) Defense for Children International – Palestine (DCIP), Ramallah, May 14, 2018—Israeli forces killed 10 Palestinian children […]

15 May
8:55

Gaza Killings Spark Mass Protests in Ireland, South Africa

In response to Israel’s horrific massacre of dozens of unarmed Palestinians, and wounding of thousands, in Gaza, the Ireland-Palestine Solidarity Campaign (IPSC) has organised a series of protests around Ireland to take place today. Protests are expected to continue in Gaza, and casualties are expected to mount. There will be […]

15 May
8:39

UN Observer Calls for Probe into Israeli Crimes in Gaza as US Blocks UNSC Statement

Permanent observer to the UN, Riyad Mansour, Tuesday, called for a transparent and independent investigation into the deadly violence in the Gaza Strip, and said that Palestinians will endorse the results of the investigation in advance. He told the 15 members of the Security Council that Israel is the main […]

15 May
2:14

Child Dies From Serious Wounds Suffered Monday

The Palestinian Health Ministry has reported, on Tuesday morning, that a child died from serious wounds he suffered, Monday, after Israeli soldiers shot him east of Gaza City. The Ministry said the child, Talal Adel Ibrahim Matar, 16, was shot with live fire, east of Gaza , and remained in […]

15 May
10:42

Palestinian Dies From Wounds Suffered Monday

The Palestinian Health Ministry has reported that a man died, on Tuesday morning, from serious wounds he suffered, Monday, after Israeli soldiers shot him during the “Great Return March”, east of Gaza City. Medical sources at the Shifa hospital in Gaza said the young man, Omar Abu Fol, 30, was […]

15 May
9:38

Israeli Soldiers Abduct 19 Palestinians In The West Bank

The Palestinian Prisoners’ Society (PPS) has reported that Israeli soldiers have abducted at least nineteen Palestinians from their homes in several parts of the occupied West Bank, during extensive and violent searched of homes. The soldiers invaded many communities in several governorates of the West Bank, and interrogated many Palestinians […]

15 May
3:26

Thousands of Palestinians March In Ramallah

Thousand of Palestinians marched, Monday, from Martyr Yasser Arafat Square in the central West Bank city of Ramallah, and headed towards Qalandia terminal, north of Jerusalem. The protesters marched while carrying Palestinian flags, and signs affirming their legitimate, internationally guaranteed rights of Freedom, independence and the Right of Return to […]

15 May
2:55

Army Injures Many Palestinians In Hebron

Israeli soldiers injured, on Monday at night, many Palestinians in the al-Fawwar refugee camp, south of Hebron, in the southern part of the occupied West Bank. Media sources in Hebron said the soldiers attacked dozens of Palestinians, who marched against the ongoing illegal occupation, and marking the Nakba Day. The […]

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 […]

15 May
12:49

Gaza Activist: Israel’s Massacres Won’t Stop Our Struggle

In one of the worst mass killings by Israel in years, at least 58 Palestinians were killed as Israeli forces opened fire on the Great March of Return, in Gaza. The attack coincided with the opening of the new US embassy in Jerusalem. We are joined from Gaza City by […]

14 May
10:01

Ten Palestinian Journalists Attacked by Israeli Forces

About ten Palestinian journalists were injured by Israeli fire on Monday, while covering the Israeli aggression against Palestinian protesters along Gaza border, the government media office reported, according to Al Ray. The office condemned, in a statement, deliberate Israeli attacks on Palestinian journalist crews while covering the Great March of […]

14 May
9:44

Homes and Cars Vandalized by Israeli Settlers

WAFA reported that members of the Israeli terror group, “Price Tag”, on Monday, vandalized more than 28 Palestinian-owned cars and spray-painted racist slogans in Hebrew, on walls of Palestinian homes in Shufat, East Jerusalem. This is the highest number of cars vandalized by Israelis in one night, in occupied East […]

14 May
3:25

Army Injures Many Palestinians North Of Jerusalem

Israeli soldiers injured, Monday, dozens of Palestinians after the army assaulted protesters near Qalandia refugee camp, north of occupied East Jerusalem. Hundreds of Palestinians marched from the refugee camp towards the Qalandia terminal, before the soldiers started firing live rounds, rubber-coated steel bullets, gas bombs and concussion grenades at them, […]

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 […]

14 May
11:26

Army Installs Two Iron Gates On Roads Leading To Farmlands Near Bethlehem

Israeli soldiers installed, Monday, two iron gates on agricultural roads leading to Palestinian farmlands in the al-Khader town, south of the West Bank city of Bethlehem. Ahmad Salah, the coordinator of the Popular Committee against the Annexation Wall and Colonies in al-Khader, said the soldiers installed the iron gates at […]

14 May
11:05

Israeli Soldiers Abduct Six Palestinians In The West Bank

Israeli soldiers abducted, on Monday at dawn, six Palestinians, including a child, and summoned a woman for interrogation, in several parts of the occupied West Bank. The Nablus office of the Palestinian Prisoners’ Society (PPS), in northern West Bank, said the soldiers searched homes and abducted Ahmad Abu Salem, Mohammad […]

14 May
10:45

Army Injures Four Palestinians In Gaza

Israeli soldiers shot, on Monday morning, four Palestinians with live fire, east of the al-Boreij refugee camp, in central Gaza, and two others near Khan Younis and Jabalia, in the southern and northern parts of the coastal region. Media sources said the soldiers fired many live rounds at Palestinian protesters, […]

14 May
10:27

Israeli Drones Launch Firebombs At Protest Tents In Gaza, Army Jams Networks

Several Israeli military drones fired, Monday, dozens of firebombs at the Palestinians and the Great Return March tents, while the military started disrupting and jamming communications networks in the Gaza Strip. Eyewitnesses said the Israeli drones fired dozens of firebombs at the tents and the residents across the border area, […]

14 May
9:08

Israeli Soldiers Invade Southern And Northern Gaza, Injure Two Palestinians

Several Israeli military vehicles, including armored bulldozers, advanced into Palestinian lands across the eastern borders of the Gaza Strip, early on Monday, and bulldozed various sections in addition to installing sand hills. The soldiers also shot two Palestinians. Media sources in Gaza said the soldiers invaded lands in Khuza’a town, […]