Search Results for : al-Qassam Brigades

10 Sep
2:52

Al-Qassam Brigades Shoots Down Israeli Army Drone

The al-Qassam Brigades, the armed wing of Hamas, has shot down an Israeli drone in the Gaza Strip, a day after the regime carried out a fresh wave of air raids against the besieged coastal enclave. Palestinian media reported, according to Press TV/Al Ray, that Hamas fighters intercepted and downed […]

26 Jul
9:58

Al-Qassam Brigades Declares High Alert

After the Israeli army killed three of its members, the Al-Qassam Brigades, the armed wing of Hamas, issued a statement, on Thursday morning, declaring a high alert, and calling on its members to be ready for a possible imminent Israeli escalation. “The Zionist enemy will pay a high, bloody, price […]

08 Feb
10:01

Al-Qassam Brigades: “We received Israeli proposals of new swap deal.”

The Izz al-Din Al-Qassam Brigades, the military wing of the Hamas political movement, revealed on Wednesday that they had received Israeli offers, through mediators, to carry out a new prisoner swap deal, according to Al Ray. The brigades reported to Al-Jazeera’s Qatari channel that the formula presented by Israel does […]

28 Jan
4:39

Al-Qassam Brigades Announces Death Of Seven Fighters In Tunnel Accident

January 28, 2016 4:39 PM IMEMC News Gaza Siege, Gaza Strip, News Report 0

The al-Qassam Brigades, the armed wing of Hamas, said seven of its fighters were buried under the rubble when a border tunnel collapsed on them, on Tuesday evening, and that four other fighters managed to exit the tunnel.The Brigades stated that the tunnel collapsed due to heavy rain while the […]

21 Jun
2:53

The Al-Qassam Brigades Seeks Truce After Third Day of Airstrikes

June 21, 2012 2:53 PM IMEMC News Gaza Strip, Israeli attacks, News Report 0

Following days of strikes and counterattacks between Israeli military forces and Qassam brigades in Gaza, the Palestinian organization has announced its desire for a truce. The conditional ceasefire would be brokered by Egypt and would put an end to the violence, which broke months of relative calm along the disputed […]

21 Mar
8:55

Member of al-Qassam Brigades killed and another wounded in an explosion in Gaza

At least one resistance fighter from the al-Qassam brigades, the armed wing of Hamas, has been killed and another wounded, apparently in an explosion at a training center in southern Gaza. Medics reported that Wael Hamouda was killed and Ibrahim Abu Shamallah was injured by the explosion.  Afterwards they were […]

29 Jan
6:20

Explosion in Fateh office: Executive Force and the Al-Qassam Brigades accused

January 29, 2007 6:20 PM IMEMC & Agencies Gaza Strip, Internal Unrest, News brief 0

The Fateh movement has reported that a number of missiles were set off in their office in Bani Suheila, in the east of Khan Younis, in the south of the Gaza Strip.They say it was targeted by Hamas-affiliated gunmen.Fateh members stated that a number of armed men from the Executive […]

18 Sep
3:30

An Al-Qassam Brigades’ operative assasinated in Gaza Strip. Another

September 18, 2003 3:30 AM IMEMC & Agencies Israel, Israeli Politics, News Report 0

The Israeli forces assassinated one of Al-Qassam brigade’sPalestinian killed in an invasion South of the Strip Agencies & IMEMC, September 18, 2003 17:06 The Israeli forces assassinated one of Al-Qassam brigade’s activists, (The military wing of Hamas) Thursday morning, Sept 18 in Al-Nusseirat refugee’s camp in the middle area of […]

30 May
6:21

Al-Qassam And Al-Quds Brigades: “Israel Started This Aggression, We Retaliated, And Will Defend Our People”

A joint statement by the Al-Qassam Brigades of Hamas and the Al-Quds Brigades of the Islamic Jihad claimed responsibility for firing shells into Israeli targets across the border fence, and said the shelling came in retaliation to Israeli escalation. The two groups said they retaliated by firing dozens of shells […]

17 Jan
8:47

Al-Qassam Fighter Dies of Wounds Sustained in Accidental Explosion

A member of the al-Qassam Brigades, the military wing of the Hamas movement, succumbed on Wednesday to wounds he had sustained in an accidental explosion. Al-Qassam said, in a statement, that fighter Hamdi Abed al-Karim Hijazi succumbed to wounds he had sustained last week. The Palestinian Ministry of Health confirmed […]

08 Oct
12:50

Al-Qassam Fighter Succumbs to Wounds

October 8, 2018 12:50 AM IMEMC News Gaza Strip, News Report, Palestinian Politics 0

A Palestinian member of the Ezzeddin al-Qassam Brigades, the military wing of the Hamas movement, succumbed to his wounds, on late Saturday. In a statement, al-Qassam said Hasan Na’im Abdul-Hamid Salah, 31, was a member of the group, and “died from wounds he suffered several years ago.” It added that […]

19 Jul
9:11

Al-Qassam Vows Retaliation For Radwan’s Death

The Al-Qassam Brigades, the armed wing of Hamas movement, issued a statement, Thursday, vowing retaliation for the death of one of its members, east of Rafah, in the southern part of the Gaza Strip. Al-Qassam issued a statement saying that the Israeli missiles were fired at an observation post, east […]

Al Qassam Brigades Spokesman Abu Obaida
03 Apr
12:55

Al-Qassam: “There Will Be No Free Information Regarding The Four Israeli Soldiers”

April 3, 2016 12:55 AM IMEMC News Gaza Strip, News Report, Prisoners 0

Abu Obeida, the spokesperson of the Al-Qassam Brigades, the armed wing of the Hamas movement, stated Saturday that there will be no free information regarding the fate of the four Israeli soldiers, believed to be in the hands of al-Qassam in Gaza since the war of 2014.

08 Feb
10:54

Al-Qassam Executes One Of Its Former Members

February 8, 2016 10:54 AM IMEMC News Gaza Strip, News Report, Palestinian Politics 0

The al-Qassam Brigades, the armed wing of Hamas, has executed one of its former members for what it deemed “behavioral and moral violations.”Al-Qassam said, on its Arabic Twitter account (see below), that its military and Sharia prosecution executed the Palestinian Mahmoud Roshdi Eshteiwy on Sunday, February 7, at 4 p.m., […]

24 Jan
7:03

Member of Qassam Brigades Killed in Gaza Tunnel Collapse

A Hamas-affiliated militant died on Saturday, after a tunnel collapsed west of the city of Khan Younis, in the southern Gaza Strip, medical and local sources in Gaza said.Gaza’s Ministry of Health spokesman Ashraf al-Qidra identified the victim as Ahmad Ashour al-Najjar, 26. Locals said that the tunnel was used […]

03 Sep
9:54

Israeli Air Force Fires Two Missiles Into A Qassam Brigades Site, In Northern Gaza

September 3, 2015 9:54 AM IMEMC & Agencies Gaza Strip, Israeli attacks, News Report 0

The Israeli Air Force fired, on Thursday at dawn, two missiles into a site for the al-Qassam Brigades, the armed wing of the Hamas movement, in the northern part of the Gaza Strip.The Israeli attack was carried out by an Israeli F16 Fighter Jet, and targeted a location, north of […]

30 Aug
2:47

Al-Qassam Announces Death Of A Fighter In Tunnel Accident

August 30, 2015 2:47 AM IMEMC News Gaza Siege, Gaza Strip, News Report 0

The Al-Qassam Brigades, the military wing of the Islamic Resistance Movement (Hamas) has reported that one of its fighters was killed, Saturday, in a tunnel accident, in Khan Younis, in the southern part of the Gaza Strip.On its webpage, the al-Qassam said Anwar Faraj Abu al-Ghalban, 23 years of age, […]

08 Aug
11:22

Al-Qassam: “No Ceasefire Without Adhering To Our Legitimate Demands”

August 8, 2014 11:22 AM Saed Bannoura Gaza Strip, Israeli attacks, News Report 0

Video – On Thursday August 7: The al-Qassam Brigades, the armed wing of the Hamas movement, stated in a video published on August 7th, that any ceasefire and truce agreement that does not including accepting the legitimate basic Palestinian demands, including lifting the siege and establishing a port, will not […]

19 Oct
4:08

Al-Qassam Publishes Video Documenting Shalit Abduction

October 19, 2012 4:08 AM Saed Bannoura Gaza Strip, Miscellaneous, News Report 0

Marking the first anniversary since the implementation of the Egyptian-mediated prisoner-swap deal that secured the release of 1037 of Palestinian detainees, the Al-Qassam Brigades published a video detailing the planning and actual implementation of the cross border attack against an Israeli military base in June 2006 leading to the abduction […]

18 Oct
5:17

Al-Qassam To Publish Shalit Documentary

October 18, 2012 5:17 AM Saed Bannoura Gaza Strip, Miscellaneous, News Report 0

The Al-Qassam Brigades, the armed wing of Hamas, stated that it will publish on Thursday 18th a documentary regarding the abduction of Israeli soldier, Gilad Shalit, and the stages that followed until his release last year.The “Vanishing Illusion” will be published marking the first anniversary since the prisoner-swap deal was […]

18 Feb
12:20

Al-Qassam Vows Retaliation For The Assassination Of al-Madbouh

February 18, 2010 12:20 PM Saed Bannoura Gaza Strip, Israeli attacks, News Report 0

Abu Obaida, spokesperson of the al-Qassam Brigades, the armed wing of Hamas, vowed retaliation for the assassination of Mahmoud al-Madbouh, who was killed in Dubai, and said that the response will be “as big as the crime carried out against al-Madbouh.”He added that al-Qassam will not reveal when and where […]

27 May
9:17

aL-Qassam of Hamas vows more rocket fire, as an Israeli killed in Sderot

aL-Qassam brigades, the armed wing of the governing Hamas movement renewed Sunday vow to continue homemade shells into nearby Israeli towns unless Israeli attacks on Gaza come to a halt, spokesman of the brigades said. Abu Obaida, the aL-Qassam spokesman, reiterated yesterday his group’s willingness to take all possible actions […]

18 May
1:49

Al Qassam brigades attacks Sderot and the Western Negev

The Al Qassam brigades, the armed wing of Hamas, have declared responsibility for the attacks on Sderot and Askalan city, north of the Gaza Strip. The brigades fired dozens of rockets on Sderot and Askalan, causing structural damage to a number of buildings but no serious injuries. Israeli sources stated […]

02 Aug
9:59

Brother of brigades’ leader arrested in al-Biereh

A prominent source at the Israeli Jihad in the West Bank reported that Israeli soldiers invaded al-Biereh on Monday, and arrested Fath-allah al-Saadi, the brother of Luay al-Saadi, leader of al-Quds brigades, the military wing of the Islamic Jihad. Fath-Allah al-Saadi, 23, is a college student studying in Ramallah. Luay […]

15 Jan
3:55

Al-Aqsa Brigades leader: `“We have several surprises for the occupation`

January 15, 2005 3:55 AM IMEMC & Agencies Interview, Miscellaneous, Palestine 0

Hashim Abu Hamdan, 24 years old, from Balata refugee camp in Nablus north of the West Bank, who is wanted to the troops for more than two years, said in a special interview with Arabs48 news website that the resistance will continue against the occupation regardless of pressures and threats. […]

27 Jun
3:30

Army Ends Nablus operation; Al Aqsa Brigades vows Revenge

                            Israeli troops announced Sunday ending a 4 days major operation in             the West Bank city of Nablus after killing 11, wounding about 20,             and arresting around 20.             Among the ones killed was the West Bank leader of Fatah’s military             wing Naef Abu Sharkh […]

27 Jun
3:30

Army Ends Nablus operation; Al Aqsa Brigades vows Revenge

the West Bank city of Nablus after killing 11, wounding about 20,IMEMC & Agencies, June 27, 2004, 14:30 Israeli troops announced Sunday ending a 4 days major operation in the West Bank city of Nablus after killing 11, wounding about 20, and arresting around 20. Among the ones killed was […]

01 Feb
4:30

Al-Aqsa Brigades leader: `“We have several surprises for the occupation`

February 1, 2004 4:30 AM IMEMC & Agencies Interview, Miscellaneous, Palestine 0

Hashim Abu Hamdan, 24 years old, from Balata refugee camp in Nablus north of the West Bank, who is wanted to the troops for more than two years, said in a special interview with Arabs48 news website that the resistance will continue against the occupation regardless of pressures and threats. […]

30 Jan
4:30

Both Al-Qasam and Al-Aqsa Brigades Claimed Responsibility for

January 30, 2004 4:30 AM IMEMC & Agencies Miscellaneous, News Report, Palestine 0

The Fatah-related Al-Aqsa Martyrs Brigades claimed responsibilityJerusalem Bombing IMEMC & Agencies, January 30, 2004 The Fatah-related Al-Aqsa Martyrs Brigades claimed responsibility for the Jerusalem bus bombing, which took the lives of 10 Israelis. A leaflet signed by the brigades and distributed to local TV stations in the city of Bethlehem, […]

25 Aug
3:30

Alqassam brigades to avenge the assassination of members who were

August 25, 2003 3:30 AM IMEMC & Agencies Miscellaneous, News Report, Palestine 0

The Al-qassam brigades promised to avenge the assassination of fourkilled on Sunday ‘Brahim Al-za’im, IMEMC, August 25, 2003 The Al-qassam brigades promised to avenge the assassination of four their members in a raid done by Israeli helicopters in Gaza Sunday night. They ensure that it is only a matter of […]

12 Nov
9:44

Israeli Army Assassinates Senior Islamic Jihad Leader, And His Wife, In Gaza

The Israeli army killed, on Tuesday at dawn, a senior leader of the Islamic Jihad Movement, and his wife, after firing several missiles into a building in the Sheja’eyya area, east of Gaza city, also wounding many members of their family, in addition to a female neighbor. The Al-Quds Brigades, […]

02 Nov
10:03

Israeli Air Strikes Kill One Palestinian, Injure Three, In Gaza

The Health Ministry in the besieged Gaza Strip has confirmed that one Palestinian was killed, on Saturday at dawn, and three others were injured, in Khan Younis, in the southern part of the coastal region. The army also fired many missiles into several areas in the Gaza Strip, after alleging […]

02 Nov
6:42

Qassam Fighter Dies From Serious Wounds Suffered In 2014

The al-Qassam Brigades, the armed wing of Hamas movement, has reported that one of its fighters died, Friday, from serious wounds he suffered during the Israeli war on Gaza in the summer of 2014. In a statement, al-Qassam said the fighter, Bara’ Adel al-‘Amour, 30, was injured in Khan Younis, […]

01 Nov
1:44

Army Fires Artillery Shells Into Gaza

Israeli soldiers fired, on Thursday at night, several artillery shells and rounds of live ammunition, east of Gaza city, causing excessive property damage. Media sources in Gaza said the soldiers fired shells into two buildings, reportedly used by the al-Qassam Brigades, the armed wing of Hamas, causing damage to the […]

11 Oct
11:37

MADA: Violation of Media Freedoms Continues, Facebook Taking The Lead

September 2019 has witnessed a noticeable increase in the number of violations against media freedoms in Palestine. MADA has documented a total of 53 attacks compared to 36 during August. It should be noted that two thirds of the violations documented this month are mostly the closures and blocks by […]

12 Sep
8:39

Palestinian Fighter Killed In Tunnel Accident In Gaza

The al-Qassam Brigades, the armed wing of Hamas, has reported that one of its fighters was killed, on Thursday at dawn, in an accident in a siege-busting tunnel, east of Khan Younis, in the southern part of the Gaza Strip. In a statement, the Brigades said the Palestinian, identified as […]

12 Sep
3:46

Israeli Soldiers Fire Missiles Into Gaza

The Israeli Air Force fired several missiles into the Gaza Strip, on Wednesday at night, reportedly after shells were fired from the coastal region into Hof Ashkelon and Kibbutz Zikim, causing minor damage. Media sources in the Gaza Strip said the Israeli army fired at least two missiles into a […]

08 Sep
12:58

Israeli Army Fires Missiles Into Northern, Central And Eastern Gaza

The Israeli Air Force fired, late on Sunday at night, several missiles into areas in the northern, central and eastern parts of the Gaza Strip, causing excessive damage; the army claimed it was retaliating to a shell fired from Gaza. Media sources in Gaza said the army fired several missiles […]

29 Aug
1:56

Israeli Air Force Fires Missile Into Northern Gaza

Israeli army war jets fired, on Wednesday evening, several missiles into a site run by the al-Qassam Brigades, the armed wing of Hamas, in northern Gaza, causing damage. Media sources in Gaza said the missiles caused property damage but did not lead to casualties. The targeted Palestinian site is located […]

27 Aug
10:13

Israeli Army Strikes Gaza After Alleged Mortar Fire

The Israeli army stated, Tuesday, that it fired missiles into what it called Hamas sites in the Gaza Strip, reportedly after four mortar shells were fired from Gaza, including three that did not make it across the perimeter fence, and one which landed in an open area across it. The […]

10 Aug
6:02

Updated: “Four Palestinians Killed by Israeli Forces at Gaza Border”

August 10, 2019 6:02 PM Ali Salam Gaza Strip, Israeli attacks, News Report 0

Four Palestinians were shot and killed by Israeli forces for allegedly coming too close to the border fence between Gaza and Israel, east of Dir al-Balah, in the central Gaza Strip, according to Israeli media sources. Israeli forces stationed along Gaza borders to the east of Khan Younis reportedly opened […]

13 Jul
12:00

3,000 Protest in Gaza for Great Return March as Egyptian Delegation Arrives

A day after Israeli forces “mistakenly” shot and killed a Palestinian security guard trying to prevent protesters from reaching the border fence with Israel, thousands of people turned out Friday midday to protest the escalation in ‘Great Return March’ protests in northern, southern and eastern Gaza. One Palestinian couple used […]

11 Jul
2:35

Israeli Soldiers Kill A Palestinian In Gaza

Israeli soldiers killed, Thursday, a young Palestinian man, east of Beit Hanoun, in the northern part of the Gaza Strip. The Palestinian was a member of Al-Qassam Brigades, the armed wing of Hamas, and was shot while trying to prevent protesters from approaching the perimeter fence. The Palestinian Health Ministry […]

15 Jun
8:20

Weapon Malfunction Kills A Qassam Fighter In Gaza

The Al-Qassam Brigades, the armed wing of Hamas movement, has reported that one of its fighters was killed, Saturday, due to a malfunction in his weapon. In a statement, the Brigades identified the fighter as Mohammad Farid Kalloub, 25, from the Shati’ refugee camp, in Gaza city. The Palestinian was […]

05 May
3:55

Israeli Missiles Kill Three Palestinians East Of Gaza

The Palestinian Health Ministry in the Gaza Strip has confirmed that Israeli missiles killed, Sunday, three young Palestinian men, east of Gaza city, amidst ongoing Israeli bombardment and shelling targeting several parts of the coastal region. Two Israelis kills by Palestinian shells. The Ministry said the Israeli missiles killed Bilal […]

05 May
9:48

Army Kills Two Palestinians In Gaza, One Israeli Killed By Palestinian Shell

Israeli soldiers continued, on Sunday at dawn, the firing of dozens of missiles and shells, into many areas in the besieged and impoverished Gaza Strip, including the center of the al-Boreij refugee camp, in central Gaza, killing two Palestinians. One Israeli was killed by shrapnel from a Palestinian shell. Updates: […]

05 May
3:22

Updated: Israel Continues To Bomb Gaza After Killing Pregnant Mother And Her Baby

The Israeli army continued, on Sunday at dawn, the bombardment and shelling of several parts of the Gaza Strip, inflicting more injuries among the Palestinians, and serious property damage, just hours after the army killed four Palestinians, including a baby, and her mother who was also pregnant. Media sources said […]

05 May
12:33

Israeli Army Kills Four Palestinians, Including A Baby And Her Pregnant Mother, In Gaza

The Israeli army killed, Saturday, four Palestinians, including a pregnant mother and her baby girl, in a series of bombings and air strikes targeting the Gaza Strip, wounding more than 30 civilians. Dr. Ashraf al-Qedra, the spokesperson of the Health Ministry in Gaza, has reported that the soldiers killed a […]

04 May
12:38

Updated: “Army Kills One Palestinian, Injures Seven, In Gaza”

The Palestinian Health Ministry has confirmed that Israeli soldiers killed, Saturday, one Palestinian and injured at least seven others, during a series of air strikes and bombings targeting several areas of the besieged Gaza Strip. The Health Ministry said the soldiers killed Emad Mohammad Nosseir, 22, from Beit Hanoun, in […]

04 May
1:55

Israeli Army Kills Two Hamas Fighters In Central Gaza

The Israeli army fired, on Friday evening, several missiles into a site run by the al-Qassam Brigades the armed wing of Hamas, in central Gaza, killing two fighters; the army said it was retaliating to gunfire that injured two soldiers. The Health Ministry in the Gaza Strip has confirmed that […]

02 May
7:19

Israeli Air Force Fires Missiles Into Gaza

The Israeli Air Force fired, on Thursday at dawn, several missiles targeting a few areas in the besieged Gaza Strip, causing damage, after the army alleged a rocket was fired from Gaza. Media sources said the Israeli missiles struck several sites, run by the Al-Qassam Brigades, the armed wing of […]

29 Mar
4:46

PCHR Weekly Report On Israeli Human Rights Violations in the Occupied Palestinian Territory (21 – 27 March 2019) March 28, 2019

Israeli forces continued with systematic crimes, in the occupied Palestinian territory (oPt), for the week of 21 – 27 March, 2019. Israeli warplanes launched 82 missiles at 38 targets across the Gaza Strip. Several houses and civil facilities sustained material damage and dozens of civilians became homeless. Israeli forces continued […]

27 Mar
7:44

Israeli Air Force Fires Many Missiles Into Gaza

The Israeli Air Forces carried out, at dawn Tuesday, several airstrikes for the second consecutive night, targeting many areas in the besieged and improvised Gaza Strip, after hours of relative calm in and around the coastal region. Media sources said the army fired missiles at a Palestinian security center, east […]

25 Mar
3:55

New Airstrikes Launched on Gaza

Israeli warplanes have launched attacks against the positions of the Al-Qassam Brigades, the armed wing of Hamas, in the Gaza Strip, amid weekly protests at the edge of the enclave, to assert the right of displaced Palestinians to return to their homeland. The Israeli fighter jets targeted the positions of […]

15 Mar
12:08

Palestinian Resistance Groups in Gaza All Deny Firing Shells Toward Israel

After two nights of wide-scale bombardment of the Gaza Strip by Israeli forces in which dozens of bombs were dropped on the crowded coastal enclave, someone in Gaza apparently attempted to retaliate Thursday night by firing several shells toward Israel. But the Palestinian  resistance groups in Gaza, usually quick to […]

15 Mar
12:45

PCHR Condemns Gaza Security Services’ Attacks against Peaceful Protests

Date: 14 March 2019 – The Palestinian Center for Human Rights (PCHR) strongly condemns the security services’ dispersal of the peaceful protests organized in several areas in the Gaza Strip upon calls by the “Youth Movement” to improve living conditions as  the security services attacked the protestors by beating and […]

22 Feb
8:00

PCHR Weekly Report On Israeli Human Rights Violations in the Occupied Palestinian Territory (14 – 20 February 2019)

Israeli forces continued with systematic crimes, in the occupied Palestinian territory (oPt), for the week of 14 – 20 February, 2019. Israeli forces continued to use excessive force against peaceful protestors in the Gaza Strip. 119 civilians, including 31 children, 6 women, 2 paramedics, and a journalist, were wounded in […]

25 Jan
5:08

PCHR Weekly Report On Israeli Human Rights Violations in the Occupied Palestinian Territory (17 – 23 January 2019)

Israeli forces continued with systematic crimes, in the occupied Palestinian territory (oPt), for the week of 17 – 23 January, 2019. Israeli forces killed a Palestinian civilian and wounded 7 others, including 3 children and a journalist, in the West Bank. Israeli forces continued to use excessive force against peaceful […]

23 Jan
3:11

Israeli Soldiers Kill A Palestinian In Central Gaza

Israeli soldiers killed, on Tuesday evening, a Palestinian fighter, and injured four others, including one who suffered life-threatening wounds, after the army fired missiles into an area east of al-Boreij, in central Gaza. Dr. Ashraf al-Qedra, the spokesperson of the Health Ministry in the Gaza Strip, said the slain Palestinian […]

18 Jan
7:24

PCHR Weekly Report On Israeli Human Rights Violations in the Occupied Palestinian Territory (10 – 16 January 2019)

Israeli forces continued with systematic crimes, in the occupied Palestinian territory (oPt), for the week of 10 – 16 January, 2019. Israeli forces continued to use excessive force against peaceful protestors in the Gaza Strip. A woman and a child were killed during the 42nd week of the Return and […]

11 Jan
7:25

PCHR Weekly Report On Israeli Human Rights Violations in the Occupied Palestinian Territory (03– 09 January 2019)

Israeli forces continued with systematic crimes, in the occupied Palestinian territory (oPt), for the week of 03 – 09 January, 2019. Israeli forces continued to use excessive force against peaceful protestors in the Gaza Strip. 56 civilians, including 10 children, 3 women, 5 journalists, and 6 paramedics, were wounded; the […]

29 Dec
7:57

Army Bombards A Site In Central Gaza

The Israeli Air Force fired, on Saturday at dawn, fired two missiles into a site east of Deir al-Balah, in central Gaza, causing damage to it and the surrounding buildings. Media sources said the missiles struck a site, believed to be run by the al-Qassam Brigades, the armed wing of […]

15 Nov
7:23

PCHR Weekly Report On Israeli Human Rights Violations in the Occupied Palestinian Territory (08 – 13 November 2018)

Israeli forces continued with systematic crimes, in the occupied Palestinian territory (oPt), for the week of 08 – 13 November, 2018. New Israeli Military Esclation in the Gaza Strip: Israeli warplanes carried out dozens of airstrikes, launching 197 missiles at civilian buildings and military sites belonging to Palestinian Armed Groups. […]

13 Nov
10:02

Palestinian Dies From Serious Wounds Suffered Monday

The Palestinian Health Ministry has confirmed that a young man died, on Tuesday at dawn, from serious wounded her suffered, on Monday evening, after Israeli soldiers fired missiles into an area, east of Rafah, in the southern part of the Gaza Strip. One Palestinian was killed by a shell fired […]

13 Nov
3:29

Israeli Missiles Destroy A Hotel In Gaza

As the extensive Israeli air strikes continued over various parts of the Gaza Strip, the army fired missiles at a hotel, west of Gaza city, and destroyed it. Media sources in Gaza said the Israeli Airforce fired many missiles into the Al-Amal Hotel, in the densely populated al-Mina’ Area, west […]

12 Nov
7:31

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 […]

12 Nov
11:15

Israel To Increase Military Deployment On Gaza Border, Hamas Says It Ready For Any Scenario

November 12, 2018 11:15 AM IMEMC News Gaza Strip, Israeli attacks, Khan Younis, News Report 0

After a military and security session to evaluate the situation in the Gaza Strip, especially in the aftermath of the killing of seven Hamas fighters in an undercover offensive in Gaza, also leading to the death of one soldier, Israel has decided to significantly boost its military deployment along the […]

12 Nov
6:02

Updated: “Seven Palestinians, One Israeli Undercover Soldier, Killed In Gaza”

After undercover Israeli soldiers infiltrated into the Gaza Strip, on Sunday at night, and assassinated two senior leaders of the Al-Qassam Brigades, the armed wing of Hamas, the army initiated a series of air strikes, the army fired missiles and shells to secure the retreat of its undercover soldiers, killing […]

01 Nov
9:22

Qassam Fighters Dies In An Accidental Explosion

November 1, 2018 9:22 AM IMEMC News Gaza Strip, Jabalia, Miscellaneous, News Report 0

The Al-Qassam Brigades, the armed wing of Hamas, has reported that one of its fighters was killed, on Thursday morning, in an accident explosion, in the northern part of the Gaza Strip. Al-Qassam said the fighter, Daoud Rezeq Eid Jneid, 37, was killed in an accidental explosion “during preparation and […]

27 Oct
11:08

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
5:22

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 […]

25 Oct
3:49

Army Injures Eight Palestinians In Southern Gaza

October 25, 2018 3:49 AM IMEMC News Gaza Strip, Israeli attacks, News Report, Rafah 0

Israeli soldiers shot, on Wednesday evening, eight young Palestinian men, protesting east of Rafah, in the southern part of the Gaza Strip, Dr. Ashraf al-Qedra, the spokesperson of the Health Ministry in Gaza has reported. The eight wounded Palestinians were rushed to Abu Yousef an-Najjar hospital in Rafah. Dozens of […]

17 Oct
9:47

Palestinian Killed as Israeli Military Drops Multiple Bombs in Gaza (VIDEO)

The Palestinian Health Ministry in Gaza said one Palestinian, identified as Naji Jamal Mohammad Za’anin, 25, was killed when the Israeli missiles struck a site in Beit Lahia, in northern Gaza. The Palestinian was from Beit Hanoun, also in the northern part of the Gaza Strip. The Israeli airforce dropped […]

17 Oct
9:19

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 […]

12 Oct
8:32

PCHR Weekly Report On Israeli Human Rights Violations in the Occupied Palestinian Territory (04 – 10 October 2018)

Israeli forces continued with systematic crimes, in the occupied Palestinian territory (oPt), for the week of 04 – 10 October, 2018. Israeli forces continued to use excessive force against unarmed civilians and peaceful protestors in the Gaza Strip and West Bank. 3 Palestinian civilians, including a child and a person […]

29 Sep
2:20

Israeli Soldiers Kill Seven Palestinians, Including Two Children, Injure 506, In Gaza

The Palestinian Health Ministry has reported, Friday, that Israeli soldiers killed seven Palestinians, including two children, and injured 506 others, including 90 with live fire; three of them suffered serious wounds, during the Great Return March processions, in the Gaza Strip. Dr. Ashraf al-Qedra, the spokesperson of the Health Ministry […]

07 Sep
8:44

Israeli Army Fires A Shell Into Gaza

Israeli soldiers fired, on Friday evening, an artillery shell at an observation post run by the al-Qassam Brigades, the armed wing of Hamas, east of Gaza city. Media sources in Gaza said the shells caused damage but did not lead to injuries. Furthermore, the Israeli army said it targeted Palestinians […]

09 Aug
1:03

Palestinian Wells, Tourist Areas, Among Israeli Targeted Sites In Gaza

Media sources in Gaza have reported that, among various sites and areas targeted by Israeli missiles in the coastal region, are water wells, and tourist areas. Yousef Abu Kamil, from the Public Relations department of al-Mughraqa Local Council, said the Israeli missiles destroyed a well owned by the city, and […]

09 Aug
4:33

Israeli Missiles Kill A Pregnant Palestinian Mother And Her Child In Northern Gaza

The Palestinian Health Ministry has confirmed that Israeli army missiles have killed a pregnant Palestinian mother, and her infant daughter, 18 months of age, in central Gaza. The mother was nine months pregnant. Dr. Ashraf al-Qedra, the spokesperson of the Health Ministry in Gaza, has confirmed that the soldiers killed […]

AliGhandour
09 Aug
1:27

Israeli Army Kills One Palestinian In Northern Gaza

Israeli soldiers continued, on Wednesday night, the bombardment of several parts of the Gaza Strip, killing one man in northern Gaza, and wounding at least eight others. The Health Ministry in Gaza has confirmed that Israeli soldiers killed Ali al-Ghandour, 30, in northern Gaza, and wounded at least two others, […]

08 Aug
11:24

Israeli Army Bombards Many Areas In Gaza

The Israeli army fired, on Wednesday, several missiles into various areas of the Gaza Strip, including a building in the Sudaniyya area of northern Gaza, which was first struck by three missiles, followed by an additional six missiles, just minutes later. Furthermore, an Israeli army drone fired a missile into […]

07 Aug
9:20

Israeli Army Kills Two Palestinian Fighters In Gaza

August 7, 2018 9:20 PM IMEMC News Gaza Strip, Israeli attacks, News Report 0

The Al-Qassam Brigades, the armed wing of Hamas, issued a statement denouncing the Israeli assassination of two of its fighters, in northern Gaza, and holding Israel accountable for any future escalation. Al-Qassam said the two fighters, Ahmad Abdullah Morjan, 23, and Abdul-Hafeth Mohammad Seelawi, 23, where killed in an Israeli […]

25 Jul
11:04

Updated: Israeli Army Kills Three Palestinians In Gaza

Dr. Ashraf al-Qedra, the spokesperson of the Health Ministry in the Gaza Strip, has confirmed that Israeli soldiers killed, on Wednesday evening, three Palestinians, and injured one, after the army fired artillery shells into several areas in central Gaza Strip, and east of Gaza city. Dr. al-Qedra said the three […]

gaza-airstrike
20 Jul
10:36

Dozens Of Israeli Bombs Dropped In Various Parts Of Gaza Strip; One Soldier Killed By Palestinian Fire

As night fell on Friday evening, after Israeli airstrikes killed  Palestinian fighters that afternoon, and one Israeli soldier stationed at the border was reportedly killed, reports began coming in on Twitter from different parts of Gaza showing Israeli fighter jets dropping bombs. The Israeli army said one of its soldiers […]

20 Jul
8:09

Israeli Army Kills A Fourth Palestinian In Gaza

Palestinian medical sources have confirmed that Israeli soldiers killed, Friday, a fourth Palestinian, in the Gaza Strip, after it killed three others earlier. The Health Ministry stated that an Israeli army sharpshooter shot Mohammad Sharif Badwan, 27, with a live round in the chest, east of Gaza City. Mohammad was […]

20 Jul
7:32

Israeli Soldiers Kill Three Palestinian Fighters In Gaza

Israeli soldiers killed, Friday, three Palestinian fighters, and injured many residents, after the army fired missiles into two sites run by the al-Qassam Brigades, the armed wing of Hamas, in Rafah and Khan Younis, in the southern parts of the Gaza Strip. The Al-Qassam Brigades issued a statement mourning Sha’ban […]

20 Jul
6:47

Israeli Soldiers Injure Dozens Of Palestinians In Gaza

Israeli soldiers attacked, Friday, the Great Return March processions, along the eastern border areas of the besieged Gaza Strip, wounding at least five Palestinians, and causing dozens to suffer the effects of teargas inhalation. Media sources in Gaza said the soldiers fired dozens of live rounds and high-velocity gas bombs […]

19 Jul
5:04

Israeli Army Kills One Palestinian, Injures Three, In Rafah

An Israeli military drone fired, on Thursday afternoon, a missile at Palestinians east of Rafah, in the southern part of the Gaza Strip, killing one, and wounding three others, including one who suffered serious injuries. The Palestinian Health Ministry in Gaza said the Palestinian, identified as Abdul-Karim Radwan, 22, died […]

14 Jul
3:54

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 […]

04 Jul
8:11

Netanyahu Warns Hamas of Heavy Price if No Truce

Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu has reportedly threatened the Hamas movement of paying an intolerable price if it does not settle for Israeli peace terms. The Israeli occupation government held an official ceremony marking four years since its offensive against Gaza in 2014. Jpost quoted Netanyahu as saying that he […]

21 Jun
10:26

PCHR Weekly Report On Israeli Human Rights Violations in the Occupied Palestinian Territory (13– 20 June 2018)

Israeli forces continued with systematic crimes in the occupied Palestinian territory (oPt) for the week of 13 – 20 June, 2018. A Palestinian civilian was killed, and 3 others, including a child, succumbed to their wounds. 8 Palestinian civilians were wounded in the Gaza Strip, while 3 Palestinians were wounded […]

20 Jun
9:44

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 […]

18 Jun
6:54

Israeli Air Force Fires Missiles Into Two Areas In Gaza

The Israeli Air Force fired, on Monday at dawn, several missiles into sites, believed to be run by the al-Qassam Brigades, the armed wing of Hamas movement in the Gaza Strip, causing damage. The first strike targeted the “Bader” center, and the second strike targeted the Safina site, west of […]

08 Jun
4:15

PCHR Weekly Report On Israeli Human Rights Violations in the Occupied Palestinian Territory (31 May – 06 June 2018)

Israeli forces continued with systematic crimes in the occupied Palestinian territory (oPt) for the week of 31 May – 06 June, 2018. Israeli forces continued to use force against Palestinian peaceful protestors. Two Palestinian civilians, including a female volunteer paramedic; and a third one succumbed to wounds in the Gaza […]

03 Jun
9:58

Israeli Army Fires Missiles Targeting Fifteen Sites In Gaza

The Israeli Air Force fired, overnight, many missiles targeting fifteen sites in the Gaza Strip, reportedly after several homemade shells were fired from Gaza into nearby Israeli areas. Media sources in Gaza said that army fired missiles into a site, run by an armed resistance group, believed to be al-Qassam […]

30 May
5:28

Israeli Army Fires More Missiles Into Gaza

The Israeli army continued, on Wednesday at dawn, the firing of missiles, targeting several areas of the besieged Gaza Strip, in what Israel called “retaliation to shells fired from Gaza into Israeli communities, across the border fence.” The Israeli Air Force fired at least three missiles into a site, run […]

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

Israeli Airforce Drops 25 Bombs On Gaza

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

28 May
11:55

Palestinian Killed in Israeli Attack North of Gaza

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

25 May
5:00

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

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

17 May
8:22

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

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