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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 […]

15 May
12:41

Palestinians on US Embassy Opening in Jerusalem & 70 Years of the Ongoing Nakba

May 14, 2018 Palestinian Boycott, Divestment and Sanctions National Committee (BNC) Reversing decades of US foreign policy, the Trump administration is moving the US embassy from Tel Aviv to Jerusalem today. The move coincides with Israel’s celebration of its establishment on the ruins of the towns and villages from which the majority of […]

15 May
12:30

PPC: 500 Palestinians Detained over Facebook Posts

The Palestinian Prisoners’ Centre for Studies (PPC) says that Israel has detained some 500 Palestinians, including women and children, as a result of their social media posts, Al-Resalah newspaper reported, according to Days of Palestine. PPC spokesman Riyadh Al-Ashqar said that the Israeli occupation began taking Palestinians into custody because of their […]

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 […]

General strike (image by Quds News)
14 May
9:50

General Strike to Commence on 70th Nakba Day

Palestinian Authority spokesperson Yousef al-Mahmoud, on Monday, announced a general strike for Tuesday, to commemorate the 70th anniversary of the Nakba, the day when some 700,000 Palestinians were forced out of their homes and displaced by Israel, in 1948. He said, “Based on instructions by President Mahmoud Abbas, Palestinians will observe […]

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, […]

13 May
8:38

Jordan Condemns Fanatical Raids on Al Aqsa Mosque (VIDEO)

Jordan has denounced, in the strongest terms, the ongoing Israeli violations and provocations against Al-Aqsa Mosque in East Jerusalem. Israeli extremists, early Sunday, broke into the mosque’s compound in occupied Jerusalem’s Old City, in large numbers, under Israeli police protection, raising Israeli flags and provoking confrontations with Muslim devotees and […]

13 May
8:18

US Delegation Lands in Tel Aviv for Embassy Opening

A US delegation, on Sunday afternoon, has arrived in Tel Aviv, in preparation for opening the US embassy in Jerusalem, on Monday. The delegation includes first daughter Ivanka Trump and her husband, Jared Kushner, in addition to Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin, US Deputy Secretary of State John Sullivan, as well as dozens of […]

13 May
11:58

Israeli Soldiers Abduct Seventeen Palestinians In The West Bank

Israeli soldiers abducted, on Sunday at dawn, at least seventeen Palestinians from their homes in several parts of the occupied West Bank, the Palestinian Prisoners’ Society (PPS) has reported. The PPS said several army jeeps invaded the al-Asakra village, east of Bethlehem, searched homes and abducted Yazan Khaled al-Kamel, 18, […]

13 May
9:16

Army Abducts A Palestinian, Injures Several Others, In Ramallah

Israeli soldiers abducted, on Sunday at dawn, one Palestinian in Beit Rima town, northwest of the central West Bank city of Ramallah, and injured several others in Nabi Saleh nearby village. The Palestinian Prisoners’ Society (PPS) has reported that the soldiers invaded and searched homes in Beit Rima, and abducted […]

13 May
8:57

Palestinian Child Dies From Wounds suffered Friday

Palestinian medical sources have reported that a child died, on Saturday evening, from serious wounds he suffered Friday, when Israeli soldiers shot him in the head. The sources said the child, Jamal Abdul-Rahman Affana, 15, was shot with a gas bomb in the head near Rafah, in the southern part […]

13 May
4:47

Norman Finkelstein: Israel’s Violence on Gazans’ Non-Violence

Norman Finkelstein says that Israeli forces have conducted a “murderous assault on non-violent protesters” in Gaza’s Great March of Return, because non-violent protest threatens not Israel, but its occupation. Norman G. Finkelstein received his doctorate in 1988 from the Department of Politics at Princeton University. He currently teaches at Sakarya […]

13 May
4:36

World Press Freedom Day 2018: Journalists Demand British Media Institutions to Break The Silence and Stand with Palestinian Journalists under Occupation (VIDEO)

Photo: Lara Khalidi On World Press Freedom Day 2018, the Journalist Support Committee held a conference in London on the “Challenges of Palestinian Journalists” living and working under occupation. Prominent journalists, media analysts and activists demanded British media institutions and agencies to break the silence and stand in solidarity with […]

13 May
4:18

Foreign Ministry Condemns Blocking of EU Statement Rejecting US Embassy Move

EU foreign policy chief Federica Mogherini speaks during a press conference on May 27, 2015, at EU headquarters in Brussels (AFP, File) The Palestinian Ministry of Foreign Affairs released a statement, on Saturday, that strongly condemns the governments of Hungary, Romania and the Czech Republic for blocking the release of […]

13 May
4:07

Jerusalem Municipality Resumes Evicting Palestinians from Sheikh Jarrah

Activists gather against the eviction of the Shamasna family in Sheikh Jarrah, March 1, 2013. Photo credit: Wadi Hilweh Information Center. POSTED BY: AMALYA DUBROVSKY MAY 11, 2018 At least 75 Palestinian families live under threat of eviction in the East Jerusalem neighborhood. Jerusalem municipal authorities delivered an eviction notice to In’am […]

13 May
3:57

Israeli Air Force Bombs Northern Gaza

Israeli fighter jets, on Saturday evening, carried out airstrikes on an agricultural land located in the town of Beit Hanoun, northern Gaza Strip, causing financial damage to the site and to neighboring homes, according to local sources. WAFA correspondence said that warplanes struck with about seven missiles into the targeted […]

12 May
10:51

Army Abducts Three Palestinians In Jerusalem, One In Jenin

Israeli soldiers abducted, on Saturday at dawn, three young Palestinian men in occupied East Jerusalem, and one near Jenin, in northern West Bank. Media sources in Jerusalem said the soldiers invaded and searched homes in Silwan town, south of the Al-Aqsa Mosque, and abducted Sheikh Mousa Odah, Khaled Abu Tayeh […]

12 May
8:08

Army Injures Four Palestinians Near Ramallah

Israeli soldiers injured, Friday, four young Palestinian men at the northern entrance of al-Biereh city, in the Ramallah and al-Biereh governorate in central West Bank. The soldiers attacked dozens of Palestinian protesters who marched at the northern entrance of the town, and fired live rounds, rubber-coated steel bullets and gas […]

11 May
9:05

PCHR Weekly Report On Israeli Human Rights Violations in the Occupied Palestinian Territory (03 – 09 May 2018)

Israeli forces continued with systematic crimes in the occupied Palestinian territory (oPt) for the week of 03 – 09 May, 2018. Israeli forces continued to use lethal force against Palestinian civilians in the Gaza Strip. A Palestinian civilian succumbed to wounds he sustained in the March of Return and Breaking […]

11 May
8:51

Who Hired an Israeli Spy Firm to Tarnish the Iran Deal?

Trita Parsi was targeted as part of Black Cube’s spy operations against Obama officials involved in the Iran nuclear deal. With evidence pointing to the Trump camp’s role, Parsi says that Congress should investigate. TRNN video & transcript: AARON MATE: It’s the Real News. I’m Aaron Mate. President Trump’s withdrawal from […]

11 May
8:21

US Embassy Changes Twitter Location to Jerusalem

The US diplomatic delegation to Israel changed, this week, the location of the US Embassy, on Twitter, from Tel Aviv to Jerusalem. “The name of the official account has been changed to the US Embassy in Jerusalem, and we are still looking for a suitable picture,” US embassy tweeted, according […]

11 May
8:11

Report: Ongoing Nakba Must End — Time Has Come for the International Community to Act

The Palestinian Human Rights Organizations Council has issued a statement entitled: “The ongoing Nakba must end: the time has come for the international community to act.” (WAFA)   For the Palestinian people, 70 years of Nakba means seven decades of subjugation by Israel, characterized by occupation, apartheid and colonial policies […]

11 May
7:01

Health Ministry: “Army Kills one Palestinian, Injures 448, In Gaza”

Updated: The Palestinian Health Ministry has confirmed that Israeli soldiers killed, Friday, one Palestinian, and injured 448, including seven who suffered very serious wounds, in the Gaza Strip. The Health Ministry said the soldiers killed Jaber Salem Abu Mustafa, 40, after shooting him with a live round in the chest, […]

11 May
6:55

Young Man Dies From Wounds Suffered Two Days Ago

Palestinian medical sources in Hebron, in the southern part of the occupied West Bank, has reported that a young man died, Friday, from serious wounds he suffered on May 9th, after being rammed by an Israeli colony’s bus. The sources said the Palestinian, Hani Fayez al-’Adarba, 23, was struck by […]

11 May
5:15

Israeli Soldiers Injure Two Palestinians In Kufur Qaddoum

Israeli soldiers attacked, Friday, the weekly procession in Kufur Qaddoum town, east of Qalqilia in the northern part of the occupied West Bank, and shot two Palestinians with rubber-coated steel bullets in addition to causing dozens to suffer the effects of teargas inhalation. The procession started in the afternoon, after […]

11 May
4:58

Soldiers Injure A Palestinian With An Expanding Bullet Near Ramallah

Israeli soldiers shot, on Friday afternoon, a young Palestinian man with an expanding bullet in his leg, and caused dozens to suffer the effects of teargas inhalation, at the northern entrance of the al-Biereh city, in central West Bank. The army fired many live rounds, rubber-coated steel bullets and gas […]

11 May
3:51

Army Injures 15 Palestinians, Including A Medic In Gaza

Israeli soldiers injured, Friday, at least fifteen Palestinians with live fire, and caused dozens to suffer the effects of teargas inhalation shortly after the weekly Great March of Return started near the border fence, in the northern and eastern parts of the Gaza Strip. Medical sources said the soldiers instantly […]

11 May
3:32

Updated: Soldiers Attack Nonviolent Protesters, Abduct Four In Jerusalem

Israeli soldiers attacked, Friday, dozens of Palestinians nonviolent protesting in Bab ar-Rahma historic Islamic graveyard, where the Jerusalem City Council dug many graves, by the Al-Aqsa Mosque, and denouncing the illegal U.S. decision to move its embassy to the occupied city. The protesters marched against the ongoing desecration of the […]

11 May
1:33

Army Injures Three Palestinians In Gaza

Israeli soldiers shot, Friday, three Palestinians, including a child, just before the weekly Great Return March started in the Gaza Strip. Medical sources said the soldiers shot a child with two live rounds in his legs, east of Jabalia, in northern Gaza Strip. They added that the soldiers also shot […]

11 May
12:59

Sheikh Sabri Banned From Entering West Bank For Four Months

Israeli intelligence officers handed, on Thursday evening, an order preventing the head of the Higher Islamic Committee and Grand Mufti of Jerusalem, from entering the West Bank for four months. The soldiers summoned Sheikh Ekrima Sabri for interrogation in the al-Maskobiyya police station, in West Jerusalem, where they handed him […]

11 May
12:09

Army Abducts Three Palestinians Near Qalqilia

Israeli soldiers invaded, on Friday at dawn, Azzoun town, east of the northern West Bank city of Qalqilia, searched homes and abducted three former political prisoners. Media sources said several army jeeps invaded the town, before the soldiers stormed and violently searched homes, causing excessive damage. They added that the […]

11 May
11:32

Isreli Soldiers Invade Homes In Jenin

Israeli soldiers invaded, on Friday at dawn, the homes of two political prisoners in the Kafr Ra’ey town, south of the northern West Bank city of Jenin, and conducted violent searches. Media sources in Jenin said several army jeeps invaded the town, before dozens of soldiers surrounded and stormed the […]

11 May
11:22

Army Injures 61 Palestinians In Nablus

Israeli soldiers injured, on Friday at dawn, 61 Palestinians, including two with live fire, in the northern West Bank city of Nablus. Medical sources said the soldiers shot two young men with live fire, fourteen with rubber-coated steel bullets and caused 45 others to suffer the effects of teargas inhalation. […]

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 […]

11 May
9:44

Israeli Colonizers Firebomb Relatives of Family Killed in 2015 Israeli Firebombing

A group of fanatic illegal Israeli colonizers hurled, on Friday at dawn, fire bombs at a home of the Dawabsha family in Douma village, south of the northern West Bank city of Nablus. Media sources in Nablus said the Israeli assailants hurled many firebombs into the home of Yasser Ahmad […]

10 May
11:34

Israeli Soldiers Abduct A Fateh Leader And His Wife In Jerusalem

Israeli soldiers abducted, Thursday, a senior political leader of Fateh movement in occupied Jerusalem, and his wife, after invading their homes in Silwan town, south of the Al-Aqsa Mosque in occupied Jerusalem. Several army jeeps invaded the town, before storming the home of Adnan Gheith, and his wife, in Batn […]

10 May
11:07

Army Abducts Four Palestinians In Bethlehem

Israel soldiers abducted on Thursday at dawn, four young Palestinian men from their homes in the West Bank governorate of Bethlehem. The soldiers invaded Beit Jala city, northwest of Bethlehem, searched homes and abducted Mahmoud Ibrahim Awadallah, 23. The soldiers also invaded Beit Fajjar town, south of Bethlehem, and abducted […]

10 May
10:34

Detainee ‘Oweisat Undergoes Heart Surgery, Remains In Critical Condition

Lawyer Karim ‘Ajwa of the Palestinian Detainees Committee has reported, Thursday, that detainee Aziz ‘Oweisat underwent a heart surgery at an Israeli hospital, and remains in a critical condition. Ajwa said the surgery was conducted in Tal HaShomer Israeli Medical Center, and lasted for nearly three hours, and added that […]

10 May
9:15

Israeli Soldiers Abduct Four Palestinians In Qalqilia, Jenin And Ramallah

Israeli soldiers abducted, on Thursday at dawn, four young Palestinian men from their homes in Qalqilia, Jenin and Ramallah, in the occupied West Bank, after the army broke into and searched many homes and buildings. The Qalqilia office of the Palestinian Prisoners’ Society (PPS), in northern West Bank, said the […]

10 May
6:23

Israeli Military Fires on Fishermen, Razes Lands in Gaza

Israeli naval forces opened fire at Palestinian fishermen as they were sailing off the coast of Rafah City, in the southern Gaza Strip, on Wednesday morning, according to local sources. No injuries were reported, according to Ma’an. The fishermen said they were forced to head back to shore afterwards “in […]

10 May
5:54

Higher National Commission of Great March of Return and Breaking of Siege Appeals to International Community to Save Gaza

In a press conference, on Wednesday, at the Palestinian Ministry of Information, the Higher National Commission of the Great March of Return and Breaking of the Gaza Siege appealed the international community, at all levels, to urgently intervene on behalf of the Palestinian people in obtaining their basic human rights, […]

10 May
5:31

April: Human Rights Violations in Hebron

Confrontations between young men and the occupation forces in the center of Hebron, April 20, 2018. Photo credit: Mashhour Wahawah for WAFA. POSTED BY: AHMAD JARADAT MAY 9, 2018 Israeli occupation forces and settlers continue to commit human rights violations against Palestinians in the West Bank district of Hebron. On April 8, […]

10 May
5:23

Nablus Structures Demolished by Israeli Army

Israeli forces, Wednesday, demolished a number of residential and agricultural sheds in the village of Douma, to the south of the West Bank district of Nablus, said a local activist. Ghassan Daghlas, who monitors settlement activities in northern West Bank district, told WAFA Israeli soldiers, accompanied by bulldozers, stormed Abu […]

10 May
5:17

HRW Official Deported by Israel

Israeli authorities, on May 7, 2018, revoked the work permit for Omar Shakir, the director for Human Rights Watch Israel and Palestine, ordering him to leave Israel within 14 days. The government said that it was because of Shakir’s alleged support for boycotts of Israel. Authorities based the decision on […]

10 May
5:04

Israeli Soldiers Injure 23 Palestinians, Abducts Three; One Soldier Injured, In Abu Dis

Israeli soldiers invaded, on Wednesday evening, Abu Dis town east of occupied East Jerusalem, and opened fire at dozens of protesters, wounding 23, and abducted three others. The Israeli army said one soldier was also injured. The army attacked dozens of protesters, who hurled stones and empty bottles at the […]

09 May
11:57

Army Shoots A Palestinian With A Gas Bomb In The Head

Israeli soldiers shot, Wednesday, a young Palestinian man with a gas bomb which struck him directly in the head, east of Khuza’a town, east of Khan Younis, in the southern part of the Gaza Strip. Media sources in Gaza said the soldiers advanced dozens of meters into Palestinian lands east […]

09 May
11:01

Soldiers Steal 20.000 Shekels From Two Homes In Hebron

Dozens of Israeli soldiers invaded, Wednesday, the homes of two Palestinians siblings in Hebron, in the southern part of the occupied West Bank, violently searched them and stole 20.000 Shekels, the WAFA Palestinian News Agency has reported. The soldiers invaded the homes of Abdul-Karim Rashid Abu Ramouz, and his brother, […]

09 May
10:18

Updated: Israeli Soldiers Abduct Fourteen Palestinians In The West Bank

Israeli soldiers abducted, on Wednesday at dawn, at least fourteen Palestinians from their homes, after invading and violently searching them, in several parts of the occupied West Bank. The soldiers also caused fire in olive orchards and wheat fields. Media sources in Nablus, in the northern part of the occupied […]

09 May
10:13

Soldiers Prevent A Palestinian From Building A Wall Around His Land In Bethlehem

Israeli soldiers prevented, Wednesday, a Palestinian farmer from Nahhalin village, west of Bethlehem, from building a wall around his lands in the an-Nossiyya area, north of the town. Hani Fannoun, the deputy-mayor of Nahhalin Local Council, said the soldiers verbally informed Mahmoud Abdul-Jalil Zakarna, that the army will not allow […]

09 May
7:13

Detainee In Critical Condition From Brain Hemorrhaging

The Palestinian Detainees’ Committee has reported, Tuesday, that a detainee suffered serious brain hemorrhaging, and is currently in a coma at an Israeli hospital. The Committee stated that the soldiers also assaulted the detainee, Aziz ‘Oweisat, while moving him to the hospital, as the army is accusing him of stabbing […]

08 May
9:11

Historian Ilan Pappe: ‘We Need Sustained International Pressure on Israel’

The Great Return protests in Gaza will culminate on Nakba Day, May 14th. This is also the day that Israel will celebrate the 70th anniversary of the State of Israel. Historian Ilan Pappe says that we need international pressure brought upon the State of Israel, on this occasion, and to […]

08 May
9:00

Are Israeli Snipers Who Shoot Palestinian Protesters In Gaza Really Protecting Their Border?

Israeli snipers have been shooting Palestinian protesters within the Gaza Strip, claiming that, in doing so, they are protecting Israel’s borders and sovereignty. Is their claim genuine? Since 30 March, hundreds of Israeli soldiers, including a reported 100 snipers stationed along the eastern border of the Gaza Strip, have been […]

08 May
8:21

PLO Official Calls for Demonstrations against US Embassy Relocation

Ahmad Majdalani, Executive Committee Member of the Palestine Liberation Organization (PLO), has called on Palestinians to protest against the relocation of the U.S. Embassy to Jerusalem, declaring a “day of rage.” Speaking in a radio interview with the Voice of Palestine, Majdalani declared the relocation of the embassy as a […]

08 May
8:15

Red Cross Calls on Israel to Respect Gaza Medical Crews

Head of International Committee of Red Cross (ICRC) sub-delegation in Gaza, Gilan Devorn, has called on Israeli occupation authorities to respect and ensure the unimpeded functioning of medical services for the wounded and sick. In a statement on Saturday, Devorn expressed his deep regret over an incident in which a […]

08 May
8:00

Colonial Settlers Dump Wastewater into Planted Palestinian Land

Israeli settlers, Tuesday, dumped wastewater into an agricultural land belonging to a Palestinian family in the town of Beit Ummar, to the north of the southern West Bank city of Hebron, said a local official. Yousef Abu Maria, an anti-settlement activist in the town, told WAFA that settlers from the […]

08 May
7:49

Azaria Released after 9 Months

An Israeli soldier who shot and killed a Palestinian youth in Hebron, was released from an Israel prison in Tel Aviv on Tuesday. In March 2016, soldier Elor Azaria (19) had shot and killed a Palestinian man named Abdul Fattah Al-Sharif, as he was lying on the ground, wounded, in […]

08 May
10:00

Israeli Soldiers Abduct Twenty Palestinians In West Bank

Israeli soldiers abducted, on Tuesday at dawn, at least twenty Palestinians from their homes in several parts of the occupied West Bank, including former political prisoners and one child, in addition to confiscating one car and cash. Media sources in Nablus, in northern West Bank, said the soldiers invaded Askar […]

08 May
1:01

Israeli Soldiers Injure Three Palestinians In Gaza

Israeli soldiers shot, on Monday evening, three young Palestinian men with live fire, east of Gaza city. Medical sources said the soldiers opened fire at Palestinian protesters on their lands, wounding three, before they were moved to the make-shift hospital, east of Gaza city. Also on Monday evening, Israeli military […]

07 May
8:26

On World Press Freedom Day, PCHR Organizes Activities on “No to Targeting Truth”

On Sunday, 06 May, 2018, the Palestinian Centre for Human Rights (PCHR) organized a campaign titled as “No to targeting the truth” on the World Press Freedom Day coinciding the third of May. The report included the release of PCHR’s two reports on freedom of expression, the first titled “Freedom […]

07 May
8:20

Netanyahu’s Long History of Crying Wolf over Fake ‘WMDs’ in Iran and Iraq

Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu has a long history of crying wolf over supposed nuclear weapons in Iran and Iraq – Ben Norton reports. TRNN video & transcript: BENJAMIN NETANYAHU: There is no question whatsoever that Saddam is seeking and is working and is advancing towards the development of nuclear […]

07 May
8:08

VIDEO: Palestinian Takes Down Israeli Drone with Stone

Palestinian protesters near the Gaza border managed to bring down an Israeli drone with a stone and a slingshot, a video posted online recently revealed. Footage by Press TV shows Palestinians hurling stones at an Israeli drone with a slingshot. A heavy cloud of grey smoke can be seen, while […]

07 May
7:53

Health Ministry Allocates $3 Million for Gaza Medical Convoy

(PNN archive image) The Ministry of Health, on Monday, sent a medical aid convoy worth $3 million to Gaza, announced Health Minister Jawad Awwad. Awwad said that the ministry dispatched 20 truckloads of medical supplies, from its warehouses in the West Bank city of Nablus, to the besieged Gaza Strip, […]

07 May
7:38

PLO: US Embassy Move in Violation of International Commitments

PLO Secretary General Saeb Erekat, on Monday, said that by recognizing Jerusalem as Israel’s capital and moving its embassy thereto, the Trump administration is violating its obligations under international law, including UNSCR 478, and America’s own commitments towards the peace process. “As Washington pursues a policy of encouragement of international […]

07 May
11:00

Families Demolish Own Homes To Avoid High Fines In Jerusalem

Several families from Qalandia town, north of occupied East Jerusalem, started demolishing sections of their own homes to avoid excessively high fines and costs, imposed by the Israeli City Council. The families previously received orders demanding them to demolish their homes, or face high fines and penalties should the City […]

07 May
9:49

Israeli Soldiers Abduct Sixteen Palestinians In The West Bank

Israeli soldiers abducted, on Monday at dawn, at least sixteen Palestinians from their homes, after the army invaded and searched them, in several parts of the occupied West Bank. The Israeli invasions targeted dozens of communities in the West Bank governorates of Hebron, Bethlehem, Jerusalem, Salfit, Jenin and Nablus, before […]

07 May
5:28

Israeli Soldiers Abduct Six Palestinians In Bethlehem And Hebron

Updated: Israeli soldiers abducted, earlier on Monday at dawn, six Palestinians, after storming and searching their homes, in Bethlehem, Hebron and Jerusalem, in the occupied West Bank. Media sources in Bethlehem said the soldiers invaded the al-Baloa’ area, in the al-Khader town south of Bethlehem, searched homes and abducted Jamal […]

07 May
1:16

Army Abducts Three Children In Jerusalem

Israeli soldiers abducted, on Sunday evening, three Palestinian children from the al-‘Isawiya town, in occupied East Jerusalem, and took them to Salaheddin Police Station in the city. The Wadi Hilweh Information Center in Silwan (Silwanic) said the soldiers abducted Yousef Khalil Mustafa, 15, Tareq Firas Mustafa, 16, and Ahmad Abdul-Rauf […]

06 May
11:58

Two More Palestinian Protesters Slain by Israeli Forces in Gaza

                  Updated: Israeli soldiers killed, on Sunday afternoon, two unarmed Palestinian protesters near the eastern border of the southern city of Khan Younis. The Palestinian Ministry of Health in Gaza identified the two protesters as Baha’ Qdeih, 23, and Mohammad Abu Reeda, […]

06 May
10:58

Israeli Soldier: “By the time we got out of there, everything was like a sandbox.”

Breaking the Silence is an organization of veteran combatants who have served in the Israeli military since the start of the Second Intifada, and have taken it upon themselves to expose the Israeli public to the reality of everyday life in the Occupied Territories. They endeavor to stimulate public debate about the price […]

06 May
10:50

Updated: Six Palestinians Killed in Gaza Explosion

On Saturday evening in az-Zawayda neighborhood in Dir al-Balah, in central Gaza, an explosion killed five Palestinians, according to local medical sources. The Hamas party blamed Israel for the explosion, but the Israeli military spokesperson denied that the Israeli military was involved. The six men were brought to the al-Aqsa […]

06 May
10:39

Lieberman: Relocation of US Embassy Will Come at a Price

Israeli Defense Minister Avigdor Lieberman said, on Saturday, that relocating the U.S. Embassy in Israel to Jerusalem will “will come at a price,” but added that it was a price “worth paying.” Speaking to Israel Television News Company, Lieberman called the opening the embassy in Jerusalem a “historic, important and dramatic” decision, Al Ray […]

06 May
10:28

Ashrawi Reiterates PA’s Commitment to Democracy

PLO Executive Committee Member Dr. Hanan Ashrawi, Sunday, reiterated Palestine’s commitment to tolerance, inclusiveness and democracy. She said in a press release, “As the birthplace of monotheistic religions and multiple civilizations, Palestine is and must remain an important home for religious tolerance and coexistence. It has always sought to ensure […]

06 May
10:21

Former Israeli Military Prosecutor Lives in Home Built on Palestinian Land

(PNN) A former chief Israeli military prosecutor lives in a house in the West Bank settlement of Efrat, which was illegally constructed on private Palestinian land, it has been revealed. According to anti-occupation NGO Kerem Navot, Lieutenant Colonel Morris Hirsch served as the chief military prosecutor in the West Bank until […]

06 May
10:14

India Largest Purchaser of Israeli Arms in 2017

(PNN) India was the greatest market for Israeli arms last year, amid an increase in sales to the Asia-Pacific region as a whole, according to the Jerusalem Post. Israel’s military exports rose by 41 per cent overall in 2017, the third consecutive year of increased defence exports, bringing in some […]

06 May
12:41

Army Abducts Seven Palestinians In The West Bank

Israeli soldiers abducted, on Sunday at dawn, seven Palestinians, including former political prisoners, from their homes, in several parts of the occupied West Bank. The Palestinian Prisoners’ Society (PPS) said the soldiers invaded and violently searched many homes, before abducting the six Palestinians, and injured one in Beit Ummar town, […]

06 May
12:18

Israeli Air Force Fires A Missile Into Northern Gaza

The Israeli Air Force fired, on Sunday at dawn, at least one missile into an area, north of Beit Lahia, in the northern part of the Gaza Strip, causing damage. The missile caused damage to the targeted site, believed to be run by the al-Qassam Brigades, the armed wing of […]

06 May
11:15

Army Abducts Three Palestinians, Injures One, In Hebron

Israeli soldiers invaded, on Sunday at dawn, Beit Ummar town in the southern West Bank city of Hebron, abducted three Palestinians, and injured another in addition to causing many to suffer the effects of teargas inhalation. Several army jeeps invaded the town, and fired many rubber-coated steel bullets and gas […]

06 May
9:52

Israeli Soldiers Abduct Two Palestinians After Colonialist Settlers Assaulted Them In Jerusalem

Israeli soldiers abducted, on Saturday at night, two young Palestinian men from the African Neighborhood, in occupied East Jerusalem, after a group of extremist Israeli colonialist settlers attacked them. Media sources in Jerusalem said the colonialist settlers attacked the two Palestinians, identified as Nasri al-Farrawi and Ali al-Farrawi, while participating […]

06 May
2:01

Israeli Soldiers Invade Kufur Qaddoum

Israeli soldiers invaded, on Saturday evening, Kufur Qaddoum town east of the northern West Bank city of Qalqilia, before breaking into a home and occupying its rooftop. Many army jeeps invaded the town, before storming into the home of Zohdi Eshteiwi, at its main entrance, violently searched the property and […]

06 May
1:43

Army Injures Six Palestinians In Gaza

Israeli soldiers attacked, Saturday, Palestinian protesters on their lands east of the al-Maghazi refugee camp, in Central Gaza, wounding six Palestinians, including two children and one medic. Dr. Ashraf al-Qedra, the spokesperson of the Health Ministry in Gaza, has confirmed that among the wounded are two children and one Red […]

06 May
12:44

Gaza Patient Dies after Israel Refuses to Allow Him Treatment

Palestinian medical sources have reported that a patient died, Saturday, after the Israeli authorities refused to allow him to leave the Gaza Strip for treatment. The National Committee for Breaking the Siege of Gaza issued a statement revealing that Mohammad Jihad Debabeche, 41, suffered from cancer and urgently needed treatment […]

05 May
11:51

Palestinians: Giro d’Italia Fueling Israel’s Lethal Repression

A Cycling Palestine team leader was detained by armed Israeli forces for “trespassing” during a protest ride against the Giro d’Italia cycling race. May 5, 2018  — Palestinian civil society groups have accused Giro d’Italia cycling race of covering up Israel’s war crimes in Gaza and its secret police’s repression against […]

05 May
11:37

Colonial Settlers Install Caravans in Jordan Valley

Israeli settlers installed caravans on Saturday, in the al-Farsiya area of the northern Jordan Valley region, in the occupied West Bank, according to local sources. Aref Daraghmeh, a local rights activist, told WAFA that settlers installed caravans on agricultural lands outside of the illegal Rotem and Shadmot settlements in the […]

05 May
1:44

Soldiers Abduct A Young Palestinian Woman In Jerusalem

Update: The army released Aya Abu Naab, on Saturday evening, after issuing an order preventing her from enter Al-Aqsa Mosque, for one one. Israeli soldiers abducted, Saturday, a young Palestinian woman, near the Al-Aqsa, in occupied Jerusalem. The soldiers stopped the young woman, identified as Aya Abu Naab, 19, from […]

05 May
9:49

Army Abducts A Teen Near Jenin

Israeli soldiers invaded, on Saturday at dawn, the al-Yamoun town, west of the northern West Bank city of Jenin, injured a Palestinian teen, and summoned a young man from Ramallah for interrogation. Media sources in Jenin said many army jeeps invaded al-Yamoun, searched several homes and abducted a Palestinian teen, […]

05 May
9:24

Israeli Soldiers Issue Orders Halting Construction Of A Home Near Bethlehem

Israeli soldiers issued, Friday, orders for halting the construction of a Palestinian home, and the demolition of a wall around a land, in Ein Jweiza area in the al-Walaja village, west of Bethlehem in the occupied West Bank. Ibrahim Awadallah, a local nonviolent activist, said the soldiers handed Issa al-Atrash […]

05 May
6:39

Army Injures Several Palestinians In Hebron

Israeli soldiers injured, Friday, several Palestinians who suffered the severe effects of teargas inhalation, in Bab az-Zawiya area in the center Hebron city, in the southern part of the occupied West Bank. Dozens of Palestinians nonviolently marched in the area, while chanting for liberation and independence, before the soldiers attacked […]

05 May
4:41

Israeli Soldiers Injure One Palestinian Near Qalqilia

Israeli soldiers attacked, Friday, the weekly procession against the occupation and colonies in Kufur Qaddoum town, east of the northern West Bank city of Qalqilia, wounding one Palestinian with a rubber-coated steel bullet. The Popular Committee in Kufur Qaddoum said the procession started in the afternoon, when the locals and […]

05 May
3:57

Updated – Health Ministry: “Army Injures 1143 Palestinians, Including 83 With Live Fire In Gaza”

The Palestinian Health Ministry in the Gaza Strip has reported that Israeli soldiers injured, Friday, 1143 Palestinians, including 83 with live fire, among them three who suffered serious wounds, and added that the soldiers injured 149 children and targeted medics and journalists, wounding eight of them. Today’s procession, dubbed as […]