Category Archives: Palestinian attacks

17 Nov
9:52

Two Israelis, One Palestinian, Injured Near Bethlehem

Israeli sources have reported, on Friday morning, that a Palestinian allegedly rammed and injured two Israeli settlers with his car, at Efrat Junction and Gush Etzion Junction, south of Bethlehem in the occupied West Bank, and drove towards Israeli soldiers before they shot him, causing serious injuries. Update: The Palestinian […]

10 Oct
4:39

Gaza Shelled after Rocket Lands Southern Israel

The Israeli army, Sunday night, targeted and destroyed an outpost in the besieged Gaza Strip, said to be used by the Hamas movement as an observation post, according to the Israeli army. The Israeli army spokesperson said, on Twitter, that a tank targeted the outpost in response to a rocket […]

26 Sep
9:43

Three Israeli Officers One Palestinian Killed In Shooting Attack

Updated: In the Israeli settlement colony of Har Adar Tuesday morning, a gunman allegedly opened fire on a group of Israeli Border Police, and armed security guards,  killing three and wounding a fourth. The attacker was then shot and killed by the remaining Israeli border guards at the entrance to […]

26 Sep
7:01

3 Slain Palestinians Will Not Be Buried in “Numbers” Cemeteries

The Israeli state has decided not to bury the bodies of three Palestinians in Israel’s so-called “cemeteries of numbers,” though the Israeli Supreme Court has postponed ruling on a petition filed by the families of the slain men to have the bodies released for proper burial, according to Muhammed Mahmoud, […]

20 Sep
11:23

Clashes Erupt in Hebron City

Clashes between Palestinian youth and Israeli forces erupted on Wednesday afternoon, in central Hebron city, southern occupied West Bank. Locals told Ma’an News Agency that Palestinians youth threw rocks at Israeli soldiers in the Bab al-Zawiya area of the city, and that the soldiers responded by shooting stun grenades and […]

02 Sep
3:39

Relations Between Israel and Jordan Frozen as Re-entry of Israeli Ambassador Refused

The Jordanian government is reportedly refusing to allow the return of the Israeli ambassador to the country, more than a month after an Israeli embassy security guard shot and killed two Jordanian citizens, Israeli news website Ynet reported on Thursday. Additionally, Ynet reported that relations between Israel and Jordan have […]

22 Aug
9:28

Children’s Toys Confiscated in Jenin

Israeli occupation forces, yesterday, announced that they confiscated children’s toys from the occupied West Bank city of Jenin. In a statement, the Israeli army said that its troops carried a campaign, the first of its kind, against air guns used by children fearing that they would be turned into “lethal […]

Qoteiba Zahran
20 Aug
3:21

Israeli forces shoot and kill 17-year old Palestinian in northern West Bank

A 17-year old Palestinian boy identified as Qoteiba Yousef Zahran from Illar village in the Tulkarem district was killed Saturday at the Za’tara checkpoint by Israeli border control officers. Israeli authorities claimed that the boy tried to carry out a stabbing attack against the soldiers stationed at the checkpoint, and […]

13 Aug
5:56

Palestinian Woman Detained over Stabbing Incident in Jerusalem

Israeli forces detained a Palestinian woman outside the Old City in occupied East Jerusalem, on Saturday, for reportedly carrying out a stabbing attack that lightly injured a Palestinian resident of Jerusalem.   Israeli police spokesperson Luba al-Samri had initially said, in a statement, that a Palestinian woman approached a “civilian […]

12 Aug
5:06

Zamir: Hamas Not Interested in Warring with Israel

On Wednesday, the head of the Israeli occupation forces’ Southern Command, Eyal Zamir, said that the Hamas movement does not seem interested in fighting a war against Israel, now. Zamir added, following the firing of a rocket from the Gaza Strip towards southern Israel, that Hamas is not interested in […]

03 Aug
12:54

Palestinian Teen Accused of Stabbing Israeli in Supermarket

Israeli police say a Palestinian teen stabbed an Israeli man at a supermarket south of Tel Aviv, leaving him severely wounded and hospitalized, ABC news reported. The police said, in a statement, that Wednesday’s stabbing appeared to be politically motivated, and that the 19-year-old Palestinian is being questioned in custody. The 42-year-old Israeli […]

26 Jul
9:44

Israeli Soldiers Abduct Six Palestinians In Hebron

Israeli soldiers invaded, on Wednesday at dawn, Hebron city, al-Fawwar refugee camp, in addition to Surif and Doura towns, searched many homes, causing damage, and abducted six Palestinians. The Hebron office of the Palestinian Prisoners’ Society (PPS) said the soldiers invaded many neighborhoods in the city, searched them, and abducted […]

Petah Tikva FoundersSquare (image from wikimedia)
25 Jul
8:01

21-year old Palestinian arrested after allegedly stabbing Israeli in Petah Tikva

July 25, 2017 8:01 AM IMEMC News Israel, News Report, Palestinian attacks 0

On Monday morning a Palestinian man was chased down and beaten by passers-by after allegedly stabbing and wounding a Palestinian with Israeli citizenship at a shawarma shop in Petah Tikva. The attacker apparently mistook the victim for a Jewish Israeli, according to Israeli media sources. The Palestinian-Israeli man who was […]

25 Jul
3:40

In Jordan, Israeli guard shoots and kills two Jordanians near Israeli Consulate

A 17-year old teen who was supposed to be delivering furniture to the Israeli Consulate in Amman, Jordan was shot and killed by an Israeli military guard stationed outside, after he allegedly tried to stab the guard with a screwdriver. The child’s parents say that the dispute was about the […]

22 Jul
8:10

Israel Names Three Israelis Fatally Stabbed In Settlement Colony

On Saturday evening, Israeli sources identified the three Israelis slain Friday as Yosef Salomon, 70, his daughter Chaya, 46, and his son Elad, 36. Yosef’s wife, and the mother of Chaya and Elad, is still receiving treatment at Shaare Zedek Medical Center, in Jerusalem. Israeli daily Haaretz has reported that […]

15 Jul
11:43

Violent Clashes Continue in Kafr Qaddoum

(Photo: Israeli forces block path of peaceful demonstration in Kafr Qaddoum.) 07/15/17 | International Solidarity Movement | Al-Khalil Team A demonstration by locals in Kafr Qaddoum, once again, turned violent on Friday, as Israeli soldiers and border police showed up to block the march’s path. Around 150 Palestinians were attempting to […]

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. […]

24 Jun
3:36

Israeli Soldiers Injure A Teen In Kufur Qaddoum

Israeli soldiers attacked, Friday, the weekly procession in Kufur Qaddoum town, east of the northern West Bank city of Qalqilia, and moderately injured a teenage boy with a rubber-coated steel bullet. The army also fired dozens of gas bombs and concussion grenades, and invaded many homes. Morad Eshteiwy, the media […]

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 […]

10 Jun
2:30

Israeli Soldiers Kill One Palestinian, Injure Ten Others, In Gaza

Israeli soldiers killed, Friday, one Palestinian and injured at least ten others, after the army attacked dozens of Palestinian protesters, in Palestinian lands, near the border fence east of Jabalia, in the northern part of the Gaza Strip. Medical sources at the Indonesian Hospital, in nearby Beit Lahia city, said […]

22 May
6:28

Bethlehem: Palestinian Youth Slain after Alleged Stabbing Attempt

A 16-year-old Palestinian was shot and killed by Israeli border police at Israel’s “Container” checkpoint, in the northeast of the Bethlehem area on Monday, after the teen allegedly attempted to stab Israeli forces stationed at the checkpoint. An Israeli police spokesperson said that a Palestinian attempted to stab Israeli border […]

10 May
8:07

Israeli Soldiers Abduct 12 Palestinians In The West Bank

Israeli soldiers abducted, on Wednesday at dawn, twelve Palestinians from various parts of the occupied West Bank, including three students of Birzeit University. The Palestinian Prisoners Society (PPS) has reported that the soldiers abducted three students of Birzeit University, in Ramallah, identified as Ahmad al-’Ayesh, who previously served as 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, […]

02 May
10:13

Israeli Army Jeep Targeted With Homemade Explosive In Qalqilia

A homemade explosive was hurled, on Tuesday at dawn, at an Israeli military jeep near Qalqilia city, in the northern part of the occupied West Bank, causing damage but no injuries. The Israeli army said several shots were also fired at the military jeep after the explosive object was thrown […]

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 […]

Scene outside hotel where stabbing took place (image from Ma'an)
24 Apr
6:29

Three Israelis mildly injured in stabbing attack in Tel Aviv

On Sunday afternoon, an 18-year old Palestinian allegedly stabbed three Israelis with ‘work tools’ in the lobby of a hotel in Tel Aviv, according to Israeli police. A fourth Israeli, in his seventies, fell down trying to escape the attack and was also injured. The teenager who carried out the […]

14 Apr
4:52

Stabbing in Jerusalem, Palestinian Detained

A “mentally unstable” Palestinian man was detained Friday, after committing a stabbing inside the Jerusalem Light Rail, leaving one Britsh woman in her twenties dead, according to official Israeli sources. Though Israeli media initially reported that an Israeli woman in her twenties was seriously injured, it was later reported that […]

11 Apr
7:20

Palestinian Teen Succumbs to Wounds Inflicted by Israeli Soldiers

Jassem Nakhla, 17, suffered very serious wounds, on March 23rd 2017, after the soldiers opened fire at a Palestinian car, near the al-Jalazoun refugee camp, north of Ramallah. The shooting led to the instant death of Mohammad Hattab, 17, and the injury of three others. He died from his wounds on […]

07 Apr
1:57

Shots Fired At Fortified Israeli Military Tower Near Ramallah

The Maan Palestinian News Agency has reported that several live rounds were fired, on Thursday at night, at a fortified military tower, near Psigot illegal Israeli colony, built on Palestinian lands in al-Biereh city, in central West Bank. It stated that a speeding car fired many live rounds at the […]

31 Mar
5:29

Empire Files Rewind: How Palestine Became Colonized

First published on September 28, 2016. Previewing Abby Martin’s on-the-ground investigation in Palestine, The Empire Files looks at the long history of Zionist colonization, expansion and expulsion of Palestine’s indigenous inhabitants. Giving critical historical context to the occupation today, this timeline explores the creation of the state of Israel and […]

21 Mar
2:45

Security Personnel Killed During Clashes at Balata Refugee Camp

A member of the National Security Forces personnel was shot dead and another injured, during clashes with outlaws in Balata refugee camp, east of Nablus, in the occupied West Bank, said security sources. Adnan Damiri, official spokesperson for the Palestinian security forces, told WAFA that, as security forces surrounded one of the […]

19 Mar
3:33

Palestinian Resistance Attacks Israeli Military Post

Friday night, fighters who are reportedly part of a Palestinian resistance group, fired at an Israeli military post west of Jenin, in the occupied West Bank. The gunmen were travelling in a vehicle and, at approximately 2:00 AM, they opened fire at a watchtower of the Salem military base. Immediately […]

15 Mar
12:12

Army Denies Hebron Knife Planting Allegation (VIDEO)

After footage emerged of a 15-year-old Palestinian being detained at gunpoint in the occupied West Bank city of Hebron — which local activists said depicted an attempt by Israeli forces to plant a knife on the teen before killing him — the Israeli army denied the activists’ claim, calling the […]

13 Mar
8:23

PA to Investigate Police Actions during Ramallah Demonstration

Prime Minister Rami Hamdallah meeting with members of the Palestinian Journalists Syndicate at his office to discuss police assault against reporters the day before during a demonstration in Ramallah. (WAFA photo/ Maen Khalifa) At orders from President Mahmoud Abbas, Prime Minister Rami Hamdallah established, on Monday, a committee to investigate […]

10 Mar
5:59

Israeli Soldiers, Police, Detained 89 Palestinian Workers This Week

Israeli soldiers and police officers have detained, this week alone, 89 Palestinians workers “for entering Israel without permits,” and shut down twelve construction sites for hiring them. According to Israeli media outlets, the police arrested 20 persons; many are contractors, and others are drivers, for transporting and providing aid to […]

Bil'in protest (image by Mohammad Yassin)
04 Mar
12:32

Non-violent Protests in Bil’in and Nil’in Met by Volence from Israeli Troops

March 4, 2017 12:32 PM admin News Report, Palestinian attacks, Ramallah 0

The weekly non-violent protests in the villages of Nil’in and Bil’in, both near Ramallah, were met by the usual use of force by Israeli troops invading the villages. In Bil’in, the protesters managed to march to the site of the Israeli Annexation Wall constructed on their stolen village land, separating […]

28 Feb
7:22

Israeli Soldier Shot near Bethlehem

An Israeli soldier, on Monday night, sustained injuries after he was shot by gunmen near the illegal Efrat settlement, to the south of Bethlehem, central West Bank. The gunmen were allegedly Palestinians, who opened fire towards a group of soldiers near the settlement, wounding one of them. It was added, according to […]

14 Feb
2:06

Autopsy and Video Reveal Deliberate Murder of Al Qee’an

New footage aired on Israeli TV would appear to show that Israeli police intentionally murdered the Israeli-Arab citizen Yaqoub Abu al-Qee’an. The footage shows that Abu al-Qee’an, who ran over an Israeli policeman during a protest against home demolitions in Umm al-Hiran, speeding towards the group of officers only after […]

14 Feb
12:54

UN Suggests Tzipi Livni for Assistant Secretary of State

Media sources report, according to Al Ray Palestinian Media Agency, that the United Nations has advanced a suggestion to assume former Foreign Minister of Israel, Tzipi Livni, the post of the Assistant Secretary of State for International Organization Affairs. The reports point out that, if that happens, it will be the […]

10 Feb
8:03

Abu Al-Qee’an’s Father Dies of Shock

Father of Yacoub Abu al-Qee’an reportedly died Thursday morning, after succumbing to shock over the death of his son, who was killed while defending his village of Umm al-Hiran. According to Al Ray Palestinian Media Agency, a sword has hung over the heads of Umm al-Hiran’s 1,000 inhabitants for many […]

10 Feb
11:37

18-year old Palestinian Beaten, Arrested In Petah Tikva After Allegedly Injuring 3 Israelis

February 10, 2017 11:37 AM Celine Hagbard Israel, News Report, Palestinian attacks 0

Israeli media sources reported Friday that an 18-year old Palestinian was in custody after having been beaten unconscious with rocks and clubs, by a crowd that suspected him of shooting and injuring two Israelis, then stabbing another with a screwdriver after his gun jammed. In addition to the three people […]

08 Feb
10:27

David Sheen — Emmett Till in Israel: How False Allegations of Rape Are Used to Lynch African Refugees and Palestinians (VIDEO)

TRNN transcript: KIM BROWN: Welcome to The Real News Network in Baltimore. I’m Kim Brown. Is rape used as a political tool in Israel, to demonize and dehumanize Arabs and Palestinians? Last June, the Israeli public was shocked to hear of a girl with a mental disability, who was reportedly […]

06 Feb
10:02

Gaza Airstrikes Continue, 2 Palestinians Injured

Israeli forces resumed attacks on the besieged Gaza Strip, Monday evening, injuring two Palestinians, after injuring two Palestinians earlier, in a series of Israeli army airstrikes in northern Gaza. The strikes reportedly come in response to a rocket that landed in an open area in the Ashkelon region of southern […]

02 Feb
3:01

Two Israeli Soldiers Stabbed In Negev Detention Camp, As Army Continues Assault Against The Detainee

The head of the Palestinian Detainees’ Committee, Issa Qaraqe, has reported that two Israeli soldiers have been stabbed in separate incidents, as the army, and special forces, continued the invasions into the detainees’ rooms, and the assaults against them. Qaraqe’ said that one of the detainees slashed a soldier with […]

26 Jan
3:10

Israeli Army Kills A Young Palestinian Man Near Ramallah

Israeli soldiers killed, on Wednesday evening, a young Palestinian man at a bus station close to an illegal colony, east of the central West Bank city of Ramallah, after he reportedly tried to ram soldiers with his car. The army is claiming that the Palestinian, Hussein Salem Abu Ghosh, 24, […]

08 Jan
10:11

4 Israeli soldiers, 1 Palestinian killed as truck plows through crowd in Jerusalem

January 8, 2017 10:11 PM IMEMC News Jerusalem, News Report, Palestinian attacks 0

A Palestinian man was shot and killed by Israeli soldiers after driving a truck through a crowd of Israeli soldiers on a street in Jerusalem. Four soldiers were killed, and 15 others injured, when they were hit by the truck. The driver, who was killed by multiple gunshot wounds to […]

05 Jan
6:27

Human Rights Watch: Israel Backing ‘Shoot-to-Kill’ Policy against Palestinians

Senior Israeli officials, including religious clerics, back the illegal “shoot-to-kill” policy against Palestinians, Human Rights Watch said in a statement. “Some senior Israeli officials have been encouraging Israeli soldiers and police to kill Palestinians they suspect of attacking Israelis even when they are no longer a threat,” the statement said. “Other Israeli […]

28 Dec
7:10

Palestinian Sentenced to 35 years in Prison

An Israeli court in Jerusalem, on Wednesday, sentenced Abdul Aziz Mirie, aged 22, from the village of Qarawat Bani Hassan, in the north of the occupied West Bank, to 35 years in prison plus reparation fees amounting to approximately $140,000, after convicting him of being an accessory to the killing […]

Shurouq Dwayyat (image from silwanic.net)
26 Dec
5:04

19-year old Palestinian girl sentenced to 16 years in prison, $20,000 fine

On Sunday, an Israeli court sentenced a Palestinian girl to a 16-year prison term for allegedly attempting to stab an Israeli settler in East Jerusalem in 2015. During the incident in question, she was shot 4 times and severely wounded by the Israeli settler, who claimed that he was acting […]

13 Dec
6:54

(Video Series) The General’s Son: From Privileged Zionist to Activist for Palestinian Rights – RAI

On Reality Asserts Itself, Miko Peled tells Paul Jay of Baltimore’s Real News Network that his father, a famous Israeli General, was ostracized for saying it was necessary to negotiate with the PLO and respect Palestinian self-determination; but, he never gave up his belief that the expulsion of 1948 and […]

08 Dec
12:32

Shabak Claims Arresting Palestinians Involved In Shooting Against A Military Base

The Israeli Security Agency (Shabak) allowed for publication the arrest of what it called a “Palestinian cell” involved in shooting attacks targeting a military base near the Ofra illegal colony, built on Palestinian lands, east of Ramallah in the West Bank. The Shabak alleged that the cell carried out several […]

23 Nov
8:26

Palestinian Girl Sentenced to Over 13 Years in Prison

An Israeli magistrate court in Jerusalem, on Wednesday, sentenced a teenaged Palestinian girl to 13-and-a-half years in prison, for a stabbing attack carried out exactly one year ago in Jerusalem. (photo: PNN archive image) According to a statement released by the Palestinian Prisoner’s Society (PPS), lawyer Mufid al-Hajj reported that […]

07 Nov
2:00

14-year-old Manasra Sentenced to 12 Years in Israeli Prison

An Israeli court in Jerusalem, on Monday, sentenced 14-year-old Ahmad Manasra to 12 years of prison, under conviction of attempted stabbing. Ahmad, on 12 October, 2015, was shot and tortured on camera by an Israeli settler, while his cousin, Hassan Manasra, was killed on the spot, for allegedly stabbing settlers in Pisgat […]

07 Nov
12:08

Israeli Report: “In Collaboration With P.A. Security Forces, Israeli Army Foils Attacks Against Soldiers”

According to a report by Walla Israeli news agency, the Israeli army and security forces, in direct collaboration with the Palestinian security forces, have managed to foil an attack against Israeli soldiers in Hebron, in the southern part of the occupied West Bank. Walla stated that the Palestinian security forces […]

04 Nov
5:37

Clashes in Al Jalazun Refugee Camp

An Israeli soldier was injured with a rock during clashes at the entrance of the al-Jalazun refugee camp, in the central occupied West Bank district of Ramallah, on Thursday evening. Clashes erupted after Israeli forces set up a checkpoint near the refugee camp, following the death of 23-year-old Ma’an Nasser-Eddin […]

03 Nov
12:14

Israeli Soldiers Kidnap Three Siblings And Their Cousin In Jerusalem

The Jerusalem office of the Palestinian Prisoners’ Society (PPS) has reported that Israeli soldiers invaded, on Thursday at dawn, several neighborhoods in the occupied city, searched homes and kidnapped three siblings and their cousin. Most of the invasions were focused in Jabal al-Mokabber neighborhood, southeast of Jerusalem, after many army […]

01 Nov
12:29

Palestinian Policeman Killed After Shooting Three Israeli Soldiers In Ramallah

One Palestinian police officer was killed, on Monday evening, after carrying out a shooting attack against Israeli soldiers near Beit El settlement, east of the central West Bank city of Ramallah, wounding three of them, one seriously. The Israeli army said the soldiers shot and killed the Palestinian, after wounding […]

24 Oct
10:34

Israeli Air Force Fires Missiles Into A Hamas Site In Gaza

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

12 Oct
5:48

Dozens Injured in Ar Ram (UPDATE)

Several Palestinians were by live fire or rubber-coated steel rounds, Wednesday, during clashes with Israeli forces in the town of ar-Ram, to the north of Jerusalem, according to local sources. WAFA correspondence said that a large number of Israeli military vehicles broke into the town, in the early morning, provoking […]

09 Oct
2:01

One Palestinian Killed After Killing An Israeli Police Officer, And A Woman

Israeli sources have reported, Sunday, that two Israelis were killed, and six others were wounded, in a drive-by shooting near the Light-Rail stop, close to the Police headquarters, in Jerusalem, and that the Palestinian, who carried out the shooting attack, was killed after a short pursuit. Israeli online daily Haaretz […]

Naseem Abu Mazer
01 Oct
6:57

Israeli troops shoot and kill 28-year old Palestinian at Qalandia checkpoint after alleged knife attack

A 28 year old Palestinian identified as Naseeb Abu Mazer, from Kafr Aqab village, was shot and killed Friday night by Israeli troops at the Qalandia checkpoint between Jerusalem and Ramallah, after allegedly pulling a knife and stabbing an Israeli soldier. Abu Mazer was left bleeding on the ground with […]

19 Sep
9:17

Two Israeli Officers, One Palestinian, Injured In Jerusalem

According to Israeli sources, that two police officers suffered very serious wounds, one Monday morning,  a young Palestinian man stabbed them, in the Sahera Gate area, in occupied East Jerusalem, and that the attacker was also shot and injured. Update: — The army summoned two of Ayman’s brothers for interrogation, and kidnapped […]

18 Sep
9:55

Palestinian Shot After Allegedly Wounding Israeli Military Officer South Of Bethlehem

Early Sunday morning, a Palestinian man was shot in the head and critically wounded after allegedly stabbing an Israeli soldier just outside the settlement of Efrat, south of Bethlehem. The Palestinian who was shot was identified as Baha’-Eddin Mohammad Khalil, estimated to be about 30 years old. The Israeli officer […]

05 Sep
12:43

Striking Gaza 50 times: Lieberman’s Phantom Victory

Israel’s latest disproportionate response to a rocket launched from Gaza is indicative of longstanding Israeli policy – not a unique willingness on the part of Israeli defense minister Avigdor Lieberman to employ provocative violence against Palestinians. Though the latest Israeli response to a rocket launched from Gaza on 22 August 2016 […]

Funeral of Halaweh (image by Maan)
29 Aug
10:43

Funeral of Palestinian killed by PA Security Forces draws a thousand mourners

Over a thousand people gathered in downtown Nablus Sunday for the funeral of a Palestinian man who was apparently beaten to death in prison by Palestinian Authority security forces after his arrest for the shooting death of two Palestinian Authority officers. Ahmad Izz Halaweh was a leader in the al-Aqsa […]

29 Aug
12:01

Shaul Family: “Hamas fighters captured our son alive, not shreds.”

The family of an Israeli soldier captured by Hamas’ al-Qassam Brigades, during the 2014 Israeli military assault on the Gaza Strip, Oron Shaul, confirmed that their son was taken alive by Hamas, not “shreds”. See: 07/23/14 Missing Israeli Soldier Identified 07/26/16 Israeli Army Claims Captured Soldier Dead According to Al Ray Palestinian Media Agency, Shaul’s […]

26 Jul
10:34

Soldiers Injure A Young Woman At The Qalandia Terminal

Israeli soldiers shot and injured, on Tuesday, a young Palestinian woman near the Qalandia terminal, north of occupied East Jerusalem, after she reportedly ran rewards them. Israeli TV Channel 10 said the young woman, only 18 years of age, rushed towards the terminal and that the soldiers shot her after […]

Settlement of Har Homa, as seen from Beit Sahour
22 Jul
11:07

Israeli military invades Beit Sahour after shots fired at Israeli settler’s vehicle

Israeli forces moved into the eastern part of the town of Beit Sahour, just outside Bethlehem, after unknown persons fired several shots at a vehicle driven by an Israeli settler near the settlement of Har Homa.

19 Jul
8:15

Palestinian Dies of Wounds Suffered Following Alleged Stabbing

51-year-old Mustafa Mohammad Baradeyya, was announced dead today, of wounds sustained by Israeli fire on Monday. Israeli soldiers shot Mustafa with two bullets in the stomach for reportedly stabbing and lightly wounding two soldiers at the entrance of Al-Arroub refugee camp, to the south of Bethlehem. The two soldiers were treated […]

11 Jul
9:14

Multiple Life Sentences for Palestinian Accused of Killing 3 Israelis

An Israeli court in Jerusalem sentenced a Palestinian man to multiple life sentences, with an additional 60 years, on Monday, after he was convicted for the murder of three Israelis. Lawyer Muhammad Mahmoud, who works with the prisoners’ rights group Addameer, told Ma’an News Agency that a Jerusalem district court […]

05 Jul
9:46

The Untold Story Of A Palestinian Physician Who Rushed To Rescue Family of Wounded Israeli Settlers

“I saw a car that crashed and flipped over; I instantly stopped my car and rushed towards it to provide aid to the wounded. I didn’t care that my life, and the lives of my family members who were with me, could be at risk. I am a doctor and […]

03 Jul
7:00

Illegal Settlement to be Expanded in Response to Stabbing

Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu has approved plan to build 42 settlement units in Kiryat Arba illegal settlement near Hebron, as a “punishment” against the Palestinian stabbing attack that took place on Thursday killing a 13-year-old Israeli girl. According to the Israeli Channel 2, Netanyahu consulted with his minister of […]

02 Jul
9:00

Hebron Blockade Continues, Thousands of Permits Revoked

The Israeli-imposed blockade on the occupied southern West Bank district of Hebron (al-Khalil) remained in effect, on Saturday, after Israeli forces sealed the entire district while maintaining a complete lock-down on the village of Bani Naim, and revoking travel permits to Israel for some 2,700 of its residents, and reportedly […]

Settler car overtuned (image released by Israeli limitary)
02 Jul
11:16

Israeli Settler Killed After Shots Fired Near Hebron

An Israeli rabbi was killed, his wife critically injured, and two children also injured when their car overturned near Hebron after apparently having been shot at by unknown assailants. The deceased has been identified as Rabbi Michael Mark, a settler from the Hebron area in the southern West Bank. He […]

01 Jul
10:22

Hebron City under Blockade, Escalation

The entire city of Hebron was placed under a general closure, on Friday, while transfers of tax collected by Israel on behalf of the Palestinians were also cut, following a series of deadly incidents that left three Palestinians and two Israelis killed in two days. An Israeli army spokesperson told […]

01 Jul
8:33

Two-state Solution in Danger, says Quartet (Full Report)

The Middle East Quartet has released a report on impasse in Israeli-Palestinian peace negotiations entitled, ‘Two-state Solution in Danger.’ The report, published in full by the PNN, below, calls Palestinians to act against terrorism, while Israel is urged to stop settlement construction. Foreign Ministers of the Quartet – representing the […]

01 Jul
1:11

One Palestinian Killed, Two Israelis Injured, In Netanya

Israeli sources have reported, on Thursday evening, that two Israelis were injured when a Palestinian reportedly stabbed them before he was shot dead by an armed Israeli man, in the coastal city of Netanya. Israeli daily Haaretz said the Palestinian stabbed a 40-year-old ultra-Orthodox man, and a 62-year-old woman, before […]

30 Jun
11:20

Palestinian Teen And One Israeli Settler Child, Killed In Hebron Attack, Israeli Guard Seriously Injured

Updated: Israeli sources said the Israeli child, who was injured in the Thursday morning stabbing attack, in Kiryat Arba’ settlement in Hebron, died from her wounds. It added that, according to an initial army investigation, the Palestinian jumped the settlement fence before entering a home and stabbed the 13-year-old girl […]

23 Jun
8:19

Ofer Military Court Acquits Child of Stone Throwing Conviction

Lawyer for the Palestinian Prisoners Society (PPS), Elijah Theodory, was reportedly able, on Thursday, to acquit 15-year-old Abuallah Qasem of a recent conviction over an incident in which he was accused of throwing stones at Israeli soldiers. The Ramallah resident was convicted, in Ofer military court, of throwing stones at Israeli soldiers last […]

18 Jun
9:04

Al Sharif: New Footage of Soldier Kicking Knife Surfaces, in a Clear Violation of International Law (VIDEO)

Human Rights Defenders (HRD) in Palestine released a video last week showing an Israeli soldier kicking a knife toward the body of Abd al-Fattah al-Sharif — who was shot point-blank in the head, by an Israeli soldier, in March — an action the group said represents a clear violation of international […]

15 Jun
5:14

Teenager Critically Injured by PA Forces near Jerusalem

A teenaged Palestinian boy was hit by a bullet to the head on Wednesday, as Palestinian security officers clashed with masked gunmen in the village of Kafr Aqab, in the occupied West Bank district of Jerusalem. Hamza al-Wahsh, aged 15, was in front of his family home at dawn when […]

Palestinian shot near Awarta (image from the Palestine Information Center)
12 Jun
12:38

Developmentally-disabled Palestinian shot and wounded by Israeli troops near Nablus

A 26-year old developmentally-disabled Palestinian man was shot and wounded by Israeli forces Saturday after allegedly pulling out a knife while riding a bike near the Awarta checkpoint. No Israeli soldiers were hurt. The Palestinian man was identified as Hasan Khalid al-Qadhi, 26, from the town of Awarta, near Nablus. […]

09 Jun
8:50

83,000 Palestinian Entrance Permits to East Jerusalem Frozen by Israel

The Israeli Coordinator of Government Activities in the Territories (COGAT), which implements Israeli policies in the occupied Palestinian territory, issued an order freezing more than 83,000 permits allowing Palestinians to enter Israel and occupied East Jerusalem, the organization said on Thursday. The freeze comes in the wake of a deadly […]

09 Jun
8:22

Tel Aviv Shooting: 4 Israelis Killed

Four Israelis were killed and several others injured, Wednesday night, in a shooting that took place in Tel Aviv by two Palestinian youth. The two shooters, cousins in their early twenties, are reportedly from Yatta city, southern West Bank. One of them was arrested and taken in for questioning, while the other, […]

Officer after firing shots (image from Twitter)
08 Jun
10:59

3 Israelis reported killed; 5 wounded in shooting at Tel Aviv market next to Ministry of Defense

June 8, 2016 10:59 PM IMEMC News Israel, News Report, Palestinian attacks 0

Israeli sources have reported that 3 Israeli civilians have been killed, and at least 5 wounded, as shots were heard at a market in central Tel Aviv Wednesday evening. At the time of this report, few details are known about the incident – the identity of the alleged shooter has […]

Ramzi al-Qasrawi after he was killed (image from video by B'Tselem)
07 Jun
11:53

Israeli human rights organization says evidence of second execution in March incident

The Israeli Information Center on Human Rights in the Occupied Territories, B’Tselem, issued a press release Monday stating that a second Palestinian was executed in Hebron on March 24th, in addition to Abdul-Fattah Sharif. Sharif’s case made international headlines because video of his execution, while he was lying wounded on […]

01 Jun
1:10

Israeli Soldier Mildly Injured In Stabbing Attack In Tel Aviv

Israeli military sources have reported that a soldier was mildly injured, on Monday evening, after being stabbed with a screwdriver in Tel Aviv, before he was taken to Ichilov Medical Center for treatment. Israeli daily Haaretz said a Palestinian, 17 years of age, from the central West Bank city of […]

16 May
11:02

Israeli Man Injured In Stabbing Attack In Jerusalem

Israeli sources have reported, Monday, that an ultra-Orthodox man suffered light wounds after being stabbed near Bab al-‘Amoud (Damascus Gate) in the Old City of Jerusalem, and that the army arrested a Palestinian suspected of carrying out the attack. Israeli daily Haaretz has reported that paramedics rushed to the scene, […]

10 May
9:38

Two Israeli Women Stabbed In Jerusalem

Israeli sources have reported, Tuesday, that two elderly Israeli women were injured in a park, in Jabal al-Mokabber Palestinian town, in occupied Jerusalem, after being stabbed by two masked young men who managed to escape before the soldiers installed many roadblocks and pushed more units. Israeli daily Haaretz said the […]

Lion's Gate (image from pinterest)
03 May
3:33

18-year old Palestinian arrested for allegedly stabbing 60-year old Israeli in Jerusalem

Israeli authorities say that they used a city-wide system of surveillance cameras to track down and arrest an 18-year old suspect for allegedly stabbing an Israeli man near Lion’s Gate in Jerusalem’s Old City. Neither the alleged perpetrator or victim were identified by the Israeli police at the time of […]

20 Apr
11:22

Palestinian Injured In Jerusalem Bus Bombing Dies Of His Wounds

Israeli medical sources have reported, Wednesday, that the Palestinian who was seriously injured in the Jerusalem bus bombing on Monday evening, died from his wounds. Hamas claims responsibility, and said the Palestinian was behind the attack. The Maan News Agency said it was informed by a spokesperson of the Shaare […]

19 Apr
1:50

Five Year Anniversary of the Death of Vittorio Arrigoni

18th April 2016, International Solidarity Movement Last Thursday, 14th April, marked four years since the disappearance of Vittorio Arrigoni in Gaza, under the Israeli blockade. According to subsequent statements and investigations carried out by Hamas, ISM activist Vittorio’s body was discovered the following day, having been kidnapped and executed by […]

Image from video of Israeli driver hitting alleged assailant with car (from Shehab news agency)
04 Apr
12:35

VIDEO: Palestinian woman from Negev detained after allegedly attempting to stab Israeli woman

April 4, 2016 12:35 AM admin Israel, News Report, Palestinian attacks 0

A 23-year old woman from the town of Qafr Qassem, in the Negev desert, was detained by Israeli police after allegedly stabbing an Israeli woman lightly in the hand, in an industrial park near Tel Aviv Sunday.

Abdullah Mohammad Ajlouni
19 Mar
8:09

Israeli Soldiers Kill A Palestinian In Hebron

Israeli soldiers shot and killed, on Saturday morning, a Palestinian teenager in the southern area of Hebron’s Old City, in the southern part of the occupied West Bank, after he allegedly attempted to stab a soldier.

12 Mar
8:48

Palestinian Hackers Send a Message on Israeli Television

Suspected Palestinian hackers briefly overtook an Israeli television broadcast, Friday evening. During the airing of a popular television show “Big Brother” on Israeli Channel 2, the broadcast was briefly interrupted by a clip showing images of recent operations and, according to the Israeli media, “threatening messages” in Hebrew. “Stay in […]

09 Mar
8:31

UPDATE2: 3 More Palestinians Shot Dead after Multiple Attacks Reported (Video)

Three Palestinians were shot dead allegedly carrying out separate attacks in Israel and occupied East Jerusalem, killing one American tourist and wounding at least 12 Israelis, on Tuesday afternoon and evening. In the first deadly encounter, shortly before 5 p.m., an Israeli police spokesperson said that a Palestinian man was […]

26 Feb
1:17

Israeli Security Guard Seriously Injured In Ma’ale Adumim Mall Stabbing Attack

February 26, 2016 1:17 PM IMEMC Agencies Hebron, News Report, Palestinian attacks 0

Israeli media sources have reported that an Israeli security guard was seriously injured after suffering several stab wounds, in a the Ma’ale Adumim settlement mall, before the attacker fled the scene.Israeli daily Haaretz said dozens of soldiers were deployed in the area following the attack, and that the wounded Israeli […]

19 Feb
5:14

2 Palestinian Teens Shot and Injured, 1 Israeli Killed, 1 Injured

Two 14-year-old Palestinians were shot and critically injured after carrying out a stab attack that left one Israeli killed and one injured in the Rami Levi supermarket, located in the Shaare Benyamin industrial complex, northwest of Jerusalem, in the occupied West Bank.An Israeli police spokesperson said that two Palestinians entered […]

07 Feb
12:14

Israeli Woman Stabbed in Negev Bedouin Town

February 7, 2016 12:14 AM IMEMC Agencies Israel, News Report, Palestinian attacks 0

An Israeli woman was injured in a stabbing attack, Saturday, in a predominantly Bedouin city located in the Negev desert region, Israeli police said.An Israeli police spokesperson said that a Jewish Israeli woman in her sixties was stabbed at a market, in the town of Rahat, central Israel. The suspected […]

05 Feb
12:02

Two Teens Detained after Alleged Stabbing Attack

Two Palestinian girls were detained, after allegedly attempting to attack an Israeli security guard at a bus station in the central Israeli city of Ramla, on Thursday.An Israeli police spokesperson identified the two girls as 13-year-olds from the al-Jawarish area of Ramla. ‘The two arrived at the central bus station […]