Category Archives: Palestinian attacks

29 Nov

Israeli Prosecution Files Indictment Against Father Of Ashraf Na’alwa

The Israeli Prosecutor’s Office at an Israeli military court in the northern part of the West Bank, filed an indictment against Walid Suleiman Na’alwa, the father of Ashraf Na’alwa, accusing him of aiding his son, who shot and killed two Israeli colonists in Burkan colony. Israeli sources said the father […]

23 Nov

Israeli Police Detains Four Palestinians In Jerusalem

Israeli police officers abducted, Friday, four young Palestinian men at the Central Bus Station, in occupied Jerusalem. The police claimed the four Palestinians attacked Israeli soldiers, mildly wounding one of them, before they were detained. Media sources in occupied Jerusalem said the incident seemed to be an argument between the […]

20 Nov

Palestinian Teen Dies From Wounds Suffered On November 14 In Jerusalem

Palestinian teenage boy died, Tuesday, from serious wounds he suffered on, Wednesday November 14, 2018, allegedly after attempting to stab Israeli officers at a police station in occupied East Jerusalem. The Palestinian, identified as Abdul-Rahman Ali Abu Jamal, 17, from Jabal al-Mokabber, allegedly climbed the fence of a police station, […]

18 Nov

Israeli Sources Admit Hamas in Possession of “Game Changing” Missiles

An Israeli website known for its close links to the regime’s military intelligence services has admitted that the Palestinian resistance movement of Hamas is now possessing “game-changing” missiles that could hit targets in Israel with considerable ease and precision. The Debka file said, in a report on Saturday, that its […]

15 Nov

17-year-old Palestinian Climbs into Israeli Police Station; 4 Officers & Suspect Wounded

A 17-year old Palestinian allegedly climbed the fence of a police station in Jerusalem Wednesday and attempted to attack the officers stationed there, according to Israeli sources. The officers shot the young man multiple times, seriously wounding him. Three Israeli officers were allegedly ‘lightly’ wounded – and a fourth was […]

13 Nov

Man Killed by Palestinian Shell in Ashkelon, 2 Women Critically Wounded

November 13, 2018 4:32 AM IMEMC News Israel, News Report, Palestinian attacks 0

A day after the Israeli military invaded Gaza in a flagrant violation of the ceasefire negotiated with Palestinian factions, Palestinian resistance fighters fired several hundred crude homemade shells into Israel. One of these shells hit an apartment building in Ashkelon, killing a 48-year old man and wounding two women. Update: […]

12 Nov

One Israeli Critically Injured in Mortar Attack

A mortar fired from the besieged Gaza Strip, on Monday, hit a bus in an Israeli community surrounding Gaza, critically injuring one Israeli. According to Israeli media, a mortar was fired from Gaza and directly hit an Israeli bus, critically injuring a 19-year-old Israeli. No other injuries were reported. The […]

10 Nov

Army Detains Palestinian Who Reportedly Set Greenhouse Ablaze near Gaza Border

Israeli sources have reported, Friday, that the soldiers have detained a Palestinian who ” the perimeter fence, and set a greenhouse ablaze in Hof Ashkelon Regional Council.” Israeli daily Haaretz said the army initially believed the greenhouse was accidentally burnt by the soldiers, who were firing at Palestinian protesters across […]

06 Nov

Soldiers Shoot A Woman Allegedly For Attempting To Stab Them

Israeli soldiers shot, Tuesday, a Palestinian woman at a gas station near the entrance of Kfar Adumim illegal colony, which was built on Palestinian lands in the al- ‘Ezariyya town, east of Jerusalem, after she reportedly attempted to stab them. Israeli sources quoted the military claiming that “the woman carried […]

05 Nov

Army Shoots A Palestinian Near Hebron

Israeli soldiers shot, Monday, a young Palestinian man near Hebron, in the southern part of the occupied West Bank, after he reportedly attempted to stab them. The incident took place at Elias Junction, near Keryat Arba’ illegal Israeli colony, east of Hebron city; the soldiers shot the young man, identified […]

27 Oct

Israeli Air Force Fires Dozens Of Missiles Into Gaza

The Israeli Air Fore carried out, overnight, dozens of strikes targeting many areas in the besieged Gaza Strip. The army said it attacked eighty “Hamas targets” in the costal region, after 30 shells were fired from Gaza into adjacent Israeli area. The army said the strikes against Gaza were carried […]

25 Oct

Army Carried Out Several Air Strikes In Gaza

Israeli warplanes carried out an airstrikes’ campaign across the besieged Gaza Strip, predawn Thursday. Local sources said, according to Ma’an, that Israeli warplanes fired two missiles towards a military site belonging to the al-Qassam Brigades, the armed wing of the Hamas movement, in Rafah district, in southern Gaza. Sources confirmed […]

24 Oct

Israeli Soldiers Kill A Palestinian Near Tubas

October 24, 2018 6:17 AM IMEMC News News Report, Palestinian attacks, Tubas, West Bank 0

Israeli soldiers killed, on Wednesday at dawn, a young Palestinian man in Tammoun town, and injured eleven others, east of Tubas, in northeastern West Bank. Medial sources said the young man, identified as Mohammad Mahmoud Bisharat, 21, was shot with a live round in the back, and died from his […]

24 Oct

Shots Fired At Israel Soldiers Near Hebron

Israeli sources have reported that several shots were fired, on Tuesday at night, at soldiers near Halhoul town, north of Hebron, in the southern part of the West Bank. The sources said that the shots were fired from a moving vehicle, adding that the incident did not lead to any […]

22 Oct

Updated: “Palestinian Shot Dead Allegedly After Attempting To Stab A Soldier”

In Hebron Monday morning, Israeli soldiers shot and killed a Palestinian, Moammar Arif Refa’ey al-Atrash, 42, who the army claimed had tried to carry out a stabbing attack on soldiers stationed near Ibrahimi Mosque, lightly wounding one soldier. According to the Israeli Army’s official statement, “An assailant attempted to stab […]

17 Oct

Press Release by Joint Operation Room of the Palestinian Resistance Factions on Israeli Attacks on Gaza

On the heels of the Israeli arbitrary bombardment on the Gaza Strip, this morning, the Joint Operation Room of the Palestinian Factions state the following,  Al Ray Palestinian Media Agency has reported: The Palestinian people have been involved in their peaceful battle against the Israeli occupation through the Great Return […]

17 Oct

Unknown Group Fires Rocket Into Israel

For the first time in months, a Grad rocket was fired from Gaza at around 4 am on Wednesday, hitting the yard of a house in the city of Beersheba, causing no injuries or damage. Various Palestinian armed resistance movements rejected responsibility for the rocket. They issued a statement stating […]

16 Oct

MADA: 48 Violations against Palestinian Media Freedoms during September

(photo: Issam Al-Rimawi, photographer of the AFP after being injured by a rubber-coated bullet in Ras Karkar, PNN) September of 2018 has witnessed a rise in the number of violations committed against media freedoms in Palestine, compared to those committed in the previous month of August. During September, the Palestinian […]

11 Oct

Updated: Israeli Soldier and Settler Wounded in Checkpoint Stabbing

Update: Undercover Israeli soldiers infiltrated into Jama’in village, south of Nablus, and abducted the suspected stabber, identified as Mo’ez Ahmad Qassem Hajj Ali, 19, shortly after he returned home. Prior to abducting the young man, the soldiers closed all roads leading to Nablus, in addition to shutting down Huwwara, Za’tara […]

09 Oct

Israeli Soldiers Abduct Family Members Of Burkan Shooter

Israeli soldiers abducted, on Tuesday at dawn, the mother and two sisters of Ashraf Na’alwa, the Palestinian who fatally shot two Israeli settlers, and wounded a third, in the Industrial Zone of Barkan colony, which was illegally built on Palestinian lands in Salfit governorate, in the West Bank. The army […]

08 Oct

Updated: “Two Israeli Settlers Killed, One Injured, In Barkan Colony Shooting”

Israeli sources have confirmed that the two Israelis, who were killed in the shooting, have been identified as Kim Levengrond Yehezkel, 28, from Rosh HaAyin, and Ziv Hagbi, 35, from Rishon LeZion. They added that the Israeli Shabak and the army are looking for the shooter, identified as Ashraf Waleed […]

22 Sep

Flaming Kites Cause Fires in Bordering Israeli Communities near Gaza

Six fires erupted, on Saturday, in Israeli communities surrounding the besieged Gaza Strip, caused by flaming objects launched from Gaza. Ynet reported, according to Ma’an, that more than 10,000 protesters took part in “The Great March of Return” across the besieged Gaza Strip on Friday, pointing out that the Israeli […]

16 Sep

Update: “Seriously Injured Israeli Settler Dies From His Wounds”

Israeli media sources have confirmed that the settler, who was stabbed at the entrance of a mall near Gush Etzion colony, in the southern part of the occupied West Bank, has died from his wounds. The man, identified as Ari Fuld, 40 years of age, died from serious wounds to […]

03 Sep

Palestinian Killed by Israeli Forces in Hebron After Alleged Stabbing Attempt

Israeli soldiers killed, Monday, a young Palestinian man near the al-Mowahel military checkpoint, located near the illegal Israeli settlement of Keryat Arba in Hebron, in the southern part of the occupied West Bank. The soldiers shot the young man with multiple live rounds, then left him lying on the ground […]

18 Aug

Palestinian Killed After Attempted Stabbing of Israeli Police Officer

Local sources in Jerusalem and Israeli sources reported Friday afternoon that a Palestinian was shot dead in occupied Jerusalem, after attempting to stab an Israeli police officer. The Palestinian man, from the town of Umm al-Fahm in Israel, was shot and killed by Israeli police after attempting to stab an […]

09 Aug

Israeli military official: “No end in sight” for current escalation in Gaza; 140 bombs dropped overnight

Despite the killing of a pregnant woman and her baby by an Israeli airstrike on their home Wednesday night, Israeli officials issued a statement later that night saying that they planned to continue the current escalation in Gaza with no end in sight. The Israeli military, one of the most […]

28 Jul

Palestinians Threatened with Settlement Expansion and Collective Punishment

Radical right-wing Israeli ministers have reportedly launched a verbal attack on Palestinians, following the killing of a settler and the wounding of three others, in a stabbing attack at the illegal Adam settlement last night. Palestinian sources said that far right government in Israel, having destroyed the peace process, is taking […]

27 Jul

One Israeli Killed, Two Wounded by Palestinian Teen; Assailant Killed on Site

A seventeen-year old Palestinian allegedly carried out a stabbing attack in Geva Binyamin (Adam) Israeli colony, in the Occupied West Bank, killing one Israeli and wounding two others before he himself was killed by an armed paramilitary Israeli settler. Update: 8:40 AM: Israeli daily Haaretz has reported that the slain […]

22 Jul

Israeli Army Leadership Does Not Believe Hamas Is Responsible For Killing The Soldier

Senior Israeli Military officials said that they do not believe Hamas was behind the death of an Israeli soldier, who was shot with sniper fire from Gaza Friday, and added that the person who shot the soldier acted without Hamas’s approval. Israel believes that Hamas did not approve the shooting […]

21 Jul

Israel Shells Resistance in Gaza following Ceasefire

The Israeli army reportedly shelled a resistance site in the Malaka area, in eastern Gaza City, central Gaza Strip, on Saturday morning. One shell was fired at the site, and no injuries were reported, according to Ma’an News Agency. The shelling comes hours after a ceasefire was reached, between Israel […]

20 Jul

Hikers Assaulted by Israeli Settlers near Ramallah

Extremist Israeli settlers, on Friday, assaulted a number of Palestinian amateur hikers while they were on a weekly trek near the village of Nabi Saleh, to the west of Ramallah, in the occupied West Bank. Settlers from Halamish, an illegal Israeli settlement near the village, attacked and verbally abused the […]

15 Jul

MADA: 62 Violations against Palestinian Media Freedoms in June

Photo: Journalist Madeline Al-Aqraa after she was wounded in the field, in the town of Khuza’a, east of Khan Younis. The attacks against media freedoms in Palestine continued to rise during June of 2018, and have experienced a new upsurge. Totalling 62 attacks, they reflect an increase of five cases, as […]

14 Jul

Israeli Air Force Carries Out Dozens Of Air Strikes In Gaza

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

11 Jul

Israeli Drones Bomb Palestinian Teens Flying Kites

Israeli drones carried out an airstrike targeting a group of Palestinian kite-flyers in eastern Rafah City, in the southern Gaza Strip, on Wednesday afternoon. Palestinian security sources said, according to Ma’an, that Israeli drones launched 1 rocket at a group of Palestinians near the Sufa crossing in northeastern Rafah. No […]

11 Jul

Fire from Incendiary Kites Breaks Out in Israeli-Gaza Border Communities

Thirty-three fires broke out on Sunday, in forests and agricultural areas of Israeli communities surrounding the Gaza Strip borders, by incendiary kites and balloons. According to Israeli Ynet news website, since Sunday morning, Israeli firefighters have been attempting to extinguish all the fires outside the Gaza borders, and were able […]

30 Jun

Israel Bans Condoms from Entering Gaza Strip

New Israeli regulations stipulate that condoms will not be allowed to enter the Gaza Strip, as they might be used in violent actions. The Times of Israel published, last week, a report with the title “Condoms, kites and birthday balloons: ‘Silly’ Gaza weapons could lead to real war”. The report […]

25 Jun

Israeli Soldiers Isolate Beit Fajjar Town

A large military force invaded, on Sunday evening, Beit Fajjar town, south of the West Bank city of Bethlehem, before surrounding and isolating it, reportedly after shots were fires at Migdal Oz nearby illegal colony. The soldiers initiated extensive searches in Beit Fajjar, reportedly looking for a car that sped […]

24 Jun

Four Israeli Soldiers Injured Near Bethlehem

Four Israeli soldiers were injured Saturday night, after being hit by a Palestinian car near Husan town, west of Bethlehem in the occupied West Bank. Update: Jun 24, 2018 @ 16:14 The Palestinian driver turned himself in to the army, and was taken by the soldiers to an interrogation facility. […]

23 Jun

Shaked Warns of New War on Gaza

Israeli Justice Minister Ayelet Shaked has warned that her government may launch a new war on Gaza Strip because Palestinians continue to fly “incendiary kites” over Israeli farms. Shaked said that Israel, which developed the iron dome anti-missile system, is able to develop a new system to take down the […]

20 Jun

Israel Targets Several Sites in Gaza, Hamas Responds with Rocket Fire

Israeli military planes carried out airstrikes targeting several locations allegedly belonging to the Hamas movement, in the besieged Gaza Strip, overnight Tuesday, while Hamas fighters fired dozens of rockets into Israeli territory in the predawn hours of Wednesday. At least three Palestinians were injured in the shelling of the Tel […]

20 Jun

Grenade Hurled At Army Post In Hebron

Israeli sources said. Tuesday, that an explosion struck a post for the Israeli Military Police, in Hebron, in the southern part of the occupied West Bank. The sources said the explosion was caused by an explosive charge which detonated near the police post, close the the Ibrahimi Mosque in Hebron. […]

05 Jun

Israel Claims Arrest of Cell Intending to Assassinate Netanyahu

Israeli media reported, on Tuesday, according to the PNN, that security forces have detained a Palestinian for allegedly plotting to assassinate Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu and Jerusalem Mayor Nir Barkat. The Shin Bet Israel security agency additionally claims to have detained a cell of three persons from Shu’fat refugee […]

01 Jun

Kite Storage Among Israeli “Terror Targets” in Gaza

An Israeli army spokesperson, on Thursday, published aerial photographs of some of the sites targeted by the Israeli air force on Wednesday, including alleged “Hamas weapon manufacturing sites” and “kite storage units”. According to the spokesperson, Israeli warplanes destroyed sites affiliated with the Hamas movement, in order to weaken the […]

27 May

Israeli Soldier Killed by Stone Slab Dropped on His Head

A 20-year old Israeli soldier identified as Ronen Lubarsky was severely injured Thursday morning while invading a Palestinian refugee camp, when Palestinians dropped a stone slab on his head from the roof of a third-story building. On Saturday, Lubarsky died of his wounds. The incident took place at the al-Am’ari […]

22 May

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 […]

06 May

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 […]

mohammad marshoud
10 Apr

Palestinian Shot in Head by Israeli Settler on Sunday Dies of His Wounds

Palestinian medical sources reported on Monday evening that a man died from serious wounds he suffered Sunday when an Israeli colonial settler shot him near Mishor Adumim colony between Jerusalem and Jericho. The sources said that Mohammad Abdul-Karim Marshoud, 30, died from his serious wounds on Monday evening. The Israeli […]

08 Apr

Agricultural Lands Shelled by Israeli Artillery

Israeli artillery, Sunday, shelled Palestinian agricultural land in the Juhr Ad-Dik area, southeast of Gaza city. No casualties were reported, said WAFA sources. Israeli artillery stationed along Gaza borders with Israel, to the southeast of Gaza city, fired six missiles targeting agricultural land to the east of Juhr ad-Deek. The […]

04 Apr

Palestinians Hack Israeli Websites

A group of Palestinian hackers were able to hack a number of Hebrew sites simultaneously, and post on the main pages pictures taken during the attack on the peaceful Great Return March, this past Friday. Ynet reported, according to Al Ray, that the hackers were able to hack a number […]

Military at Beit Ummar village (image from Palestine Solidarity Project)
18 Mar

Palestinian Killed by Police in Jerusalem following Fatal Stabbing of Israeli

A Palestinian man, 28-year-old Abed al-Rahman Bani Fadel,  was fatally shot by Israeli police, in the Old City of Jerusalem, after he allegedly stabbed and killed an Israeli security guard. The Israeli security guard, Adiel Coleman,  from the illegal Israeli settlement Kochav Hashachar, was critically wounded Saturday afternoon when he was […]

18 Mar

Hamas Positions Targeted by Israeli Airstrikes after Bomb Detonation on Gaza Border

Israeli airforce fighters struck a series of targets in Gaza, on Saturday night, in retaliation for a bomb detonated near the border the same day, reports the Israeli military spokesperson. In a series of posts to their official twitter account, military officials claim to have targeted Hamas outposts in the […]

Fence between Gaza and Israel
17 Mar

One Wounded in Israeli Military Attack on Gaza following Roadside Bomb Explosion

The Israeli military reported, Saturday, that their troops stationed at the Gaza border fired a number of tank shells into an area east of Gaza City, injuring one Palestinian.  The attack followed the explosion of an improvised device near the border, The tank shells targeted an area that Israel suspected […]

17 Mar

Israeli Army and Police Raid Home of Palestinian Man Suspected in Hit and Run Incident

Israeli forces raided the home of a young Palestinian man suspected of killing two Israeli soldiers and injuring two others, with his car, at an Israeli military checkpoint near Jenin, northern West Bank, on Friday evening, according to local sources. The incident took place near Mevo Dotan illegal Israeli colony, […]

09 Mar

Shots Fired At An Israeli Army Post Near Nablus

Palestinian fighters opened fire, on Thursday evening, at an Israeli military monitoring post near Huwwara town, south Nablus, in the northern part of the occupied West Bank. Israeli military sources said the fighters fired four shots from a speeding vehicle, and added that one bullet struck the inside of the […]

City of Akka
04 Mar

Palestinian-Israeli in critical condition after altercation over traffic ticket

March 4, 2018 11:55 PM IMEMC News Israel, News Report, Palestinian attacks 0

A Palestinian with Israeli citizenship who was apparently angry about an unfair traffic ticket allegedly rammed his car into an Israeli Border Control officer, then hit two soldiers, all of whom fired their weapons at the driver, wounding him severely and landing him in critical condition at the hospital. The […]

01 Mar

Lieberman Claims Dozens of Weekly Attacks in Hebron

Minister of the Israeli occupation army, Avigdor Lieberman, has publicly claimed that the army’s security services foil, on a weekly basis, about 20 to 30 attacks on Israeli forces settlers in Hebron, south of the occupied West Bank.   Lieberman took a tour of settlements in Hebron, Tuesday, with General […]

17 Feb

Four Israeli Soldiers Injured Near The Gaza Border

The Israeli army has reported that four of its soldiers were injured, including two who suffered serious wounds, Saturday, after an explosive device detonated near them, close to the border fence in the southern part of the besieged Gaza Strip. The army said that two of the wounded soldiers suffered […]

11 Feb

Israeli Surveillance Drone Downed Over Gaza

An Israeli surveillance drone, flying over the  northern Gaza Strip was hacked and downed by a resistance group in the coastal region. A Palestinian security source in Gaza told the Hamas-affiliated Palestinian Media Center, that “the resistance managed to remotely control the drone, and downed it, in northern Gaza.” The […]

23 Jan

Army Shoots Two Palestinians After Alleged Stabbing Attempt Near Nablus

Israeli soldiers shot, Tuesday, two Palestinians near Za’tara military roadblock, south of the northern West Bank city of Nablus, after they reportedly attempted to stab them, and refused to allow Red Crescent medics to provide them with the needed medical attention. Update:  The Palestinian Health Ministry has reported that the […]

10 Jan

Israeli Settler Shot and Killed in Drive-By Shooting

An Israeli settler, identified as 35-year old Rabbi Raziel Shevach, was shot and killed Tuesday while driving on an Israeli settler-only road near a colonial outpost in the northern part of the West Bank, near Nablus. update 9:40 am January 10th 2018: Israeli Education Minister, Naftali Bennett, the head of […]

05 Jan

Israeli Settler Bus Pelted with Molotov Cocktails near Hebron

Palestinian youth reportedly threw Molotov cocktails at an Israeli settler bus near the al-Fuwwar refugee camp, in the southern occupied West Bank district of Hebron, late Thursday night. Hebrew-language media reported that damages were done to the bus after being hit with two Molotov cocktails, however, no injuries were reported. […]

31 Dec

New Airstrikes on Gaza Continue

Israeli warplanes, at dawn on Sunday, launched two F16 airstrikes on “Hamas sites” east of Rafah, in the southern Gaza Strip. A spokesman for the Israeli army claimed that “Israeli jets launched raids on the strip in response to a rocket fired on Friday, adding that the situation is likely […]

19 Dec

Settler Likely to be Acquitted of Murdering Palestinian Farmer

Israeli military prosecution filed an indictment on Monday, against Mohammed Wadi, Palestinian from Nablus, accusing him of attempting to murder an extremist Jewish settler. Meanwhile, Israeli police are reportedly accepting a settler’s claim that he killed a Palestinian farmer, in the same incident, in an act of self-defense. The Israeli […]

07 Dec

Haniyya Slams American Decision, Calls For Massive Intifada In Palestine

In a televised speech from his home in the ash-Shati refugee camp in Gaza, the head of the Political Bureau of Hamas movement, Ismail Haniyya, strongly denounced the American decision to recognize Jerusalem as the capital of Israel and to move the embassy to the occupied city, and called for […]

02 Dec

Israeli soldier killed in stabbing attack

December 2, 2017 12:09 PM IMEMC News Israel, Negev, News Report, Palestinian attacks 0

Two Palestinian Bedouin men have been taken into custody for the murder of a 19-year old Israeli soldier on November 30th in southern Israel. Ron Isaac Kukia, 19, was stabbed to death at a bus stop in the town of Arad in southern Israel. The two men charged with the […]

30 Nov

Israeli Forces Attack Hamas Positions Following Claims of Mortar Fire

Israeli occupation forces shelled the border of the Gaza Strip on Thursday, under the pretext that Palestinians had fired mortar shells at an Israeli military post, Several mortar shells were reportedly fired at an Israeli military outpost toward the north, causing material damage but no injuries, according to Israeli media. […]

17 Nov

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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 […]