All posts by Ali Salam

13 Aug
12:30

Palestinian Patient Dies After Israeli Authorities Delay Medical Permit

A heartbreaking report by Israeli journalist Gideon Levy has laid bare the story of 22-year old Jalal Sharafi, who died last month when his urgent application to transfer to an Israeli hospital for a bone marrow transplant was delayed. According to Levy, Jalal’s life could probably have been saved if […]

13 Aug
7:21

Israeli Warplanes Bomb Several Sites in the Gaza Strip

Israeli warplanes, early Wednesday morning, bombed a number of targets across the besieged Gaza Strip, according to Palestinian WAFA News Agency correspondent. He said that Israeli fighter jets fired missiles at a site southwest of Gaza city in the north, and in Rafah city, in the south of the Strip. […]

13 Aug
12:27

Israeli Forces Raze Palestinian-owned Land near Salfit

August 13, 2020 12:27 AM Ali Salam Israeli attacks, News Report, Salfit, West Bank 0

On Wednesday, the Israeli military invaded two Palestinian villages east of Salfit in the north-central West Bank and used armored bulldozers to raze large tracts of Palestinian-owned land. The troops destroyed Palestinian-owned land in Iskaka and Yasuf villages, east of the Palestinian city of Salfit, according to local sources. According […]

09 Aug
8:56

Stolen Freedom and Health: Medical Negligence in Israeli Prisons

Video by Shahed Ali IYAD AL-JERJAWI Former prisoner “I got arrested on the 13th of June, 2011. I was on a medical trip from Gaza to the Palestinian hospitals in the occupied territories. I was transferred to Al-Makassed hospital. On my way back to the hospital, I got arrested.” “I […]

08 Aug
12:54

OPINION: How Far Can Israel Go in Trying to Erase Palestinians?

By Mariam Barghouti for Quds News Network Despite the raging pandemic and Israel’s ever-increasing restrictions on the movements of Palestinians, a few friends and I still manage to meet occasionally to chat and catch up. As we sit, drinking tea and coffee, my phone would buzz with constant updates sent […]

06 Aug
7:50

Israeli Soldiers Destroy Three Irrigation Ponds Near Jericho

August 6, 2020 7:50 PM Ali Salam Israeli attacks, Jericho, News Report, West Bank 0

Israeli soldiers destroyed, Thursday, three Palestinian irrigation ponds in the al-Jiftlik village, located to the north of Jericho in the Jordan Valley. Ahmad Abu Ghanem, the mayor of al-Jiftlik, told WAFA Palestinian News & Info Agency, that the destroyed ponds were used to irrigate 70 dunums of village land. He […]

06 Aug
2:00

Israeli Forces Hand out Demolition Orders, Raze Palestinian-owned Lands

The Israeli authorities, on Wednesday, delivered new demolition orders against Palestinian-owned homes in Jerusalem and Ramallah in the central occupied West Bank, the Palestinian Information Center reported. Local sources said that a crew from the Israeli municipality, accompanied by police forces, stormed al-Sall’ah neighborhood in Jabal al-Mokabber village, in southern […]

06 Aug
7:03

Thirty Hunger Striking Detainees Protest Poor Conditions in Israeli Jails

Thirty Palestinian detainees held at Israel’s Huwara jail have launched an open-ended hunger strike demanding the end of the ill-treatment and deliberate neglect by the Israel Prison Service. The Palestinian Detainees and Ex-Detainees Affairs Commission said that thirty detainees are protesting the lack of hygiene supplies, systematic medical neglect, insufficient […]

06 Aug
5:00

Two Palestinian Detainees in Israeli Prisons go on Hunger Strike

The Palestinian Prisoners’ Society (PPS) released a statement, on Wednesday, that a Palestinian detainee, Muhannad Al-Azzeh, began a hunger strike in support of Khalil Abu Aram, another detainee who recently initiated a hunger strike. Detained since 2010 and held at Gilboa prison, Muhannad Al-Azzeh, 44, from Bethlehem, started an open-ended […]

04 Aug
3:57

Israeli Settlers Attack Palestinians, Soldiers Set Fire to Palestinian-owned Crops

A large group of illegal Israeli settlers, on Saturday evening, assaulted Palestinian families, north of Ramallah, in central occupied West Bank, the Palestinian Information Center reported. According to local sources, a large number of armed illegal colonists with dogs, attacked Palestinian families, including Sheikh Mohamed al-Hajj and his family in […]

04 Aug
3:36

Army Halts Construction Of Nine Palestinian Homes Near Salfit

The Israeli occupation army issued, Sunday, orders halting the construction of nine Palestinian homes in Kafr ad-Deek town, west of Salfit, in central West Bank. Several army jeeps invaded the village and handed local residents the stop-work orders against the nine homes as a prelude to demolishing them, local sources […]

03 Aug
3:50

Israeli Army Fires Missiles Into Khan Younis

The Israeli Air Force fired, on Monday at dawn, several missiles into areas in Khan Younis and Rafah, in the southern part of the Gaza Strip, causing damage. The Palestinian News & Info Agency (WAFA) has reported that an Israeli drone fired at least two missiles into an area, west […]

03 Aug
7:22

PLO: “Israel is Implementing its Annexation Scheme on the Ground Without any Deterrence.”

European diplomats signed a letter denouncing Israel’s plans to begin construction on the E1 project in occupied East Jerusalem, the Palestinian WAFA News Agency reported. Executive Member of the Palestine Liberation Organization (PLO) pressured EU officials to act on its words, and force Israel to abandon its plans. A European […]

03 Aug
6:46

Israeli Forces Seize Bulldozer, Deliver Halt Construction Orders

August 3, 2020 6:46 AM Ali Salam Bethlehem, Human rights, News Report, Tubas 0

Israeli forces, on Saturday, blocked the construction of a water pipeline in Palestinian Atouf village, near Tubas in the northern occupied West Bank, local sources said. The mayor of the village, Abdullah Besharat, told Palestinian WAFA News Agency that the Israeli army ordered the driver of a bulldozer to stop […]

01 Aug
5:08

Israeli Forces Shoot, Injure 7 Palestinians at Weekly Kufur Qaddoum March

Seven Palestinian young men were shot and injured by Israeli forces, on Friday, while dozens more suffocated on tear-gas at the weekly march in Kufur Qaddoum village, east of Qalqilia, in the northern occupied West Bank, the Palestinian WAFA News Agency reported. The coordinator of the Popular Resistance in the […]

31 Jul
6:23

Israeli Forces Demolish Palestinian-owned Home, Confiscate Farm Equipment

Israeli forces, on Wednesday morning, demolished the foundation of a Palestinian-owned house in Beit Awwa town, south of Hebron city in the southern occupied West Bank, Palestinian WAFA News Agency correspondent reported. He confirmed that Israeli soldiers invaded the town, and demolished the foundation of the 150 square meter house […]

31 Jul
5:19

Israel Delivers Demolition Orders for 36 Palestinian-owned Structures near Jenin

Israeli authorities ordered the demolition of a Palestinian village of Farasin, west of Jenin, in the northern occupied West Bank, on Wednesday, the head of the village council stated. The head of Farasin village council, Mahmoud Amarneh, told Palestinian WAFA News Agency that Israeli forces invaded the village and handed […]

30 Jul
5:47

Israeli Forces Invade Qalandia, Kafr ‘Aqab, Open Fire at Palestinians

July 30, 2020 5:47 AM Ali Salam Human rights, Jerusalem, News Report 0

Israeli forces invaded Qalandia refugee camp, north of Jerusalem and Kafr ‘Aqab neighborhood of occupied East Jerusalem, on Wednesday, and fired at protestors, the Palestinian Information Center reported. Eyewitnesses said many soldiers stormed Kafr ‘Aqab and Qalandia, stopped Palestinians in the streets, inspected their identification, seized Palestinian vehicles, and blocked […]

Israeli soldiers engaging in night raid (archive image)
30 Jul
5:16

25 Palestinians Detained Across West Bank

Israeli forces detained 25 Palestinian civilians overnight Tuesday, into early Wednesday, from various towns in the occupied West Bank, the Palestinian Prisoners’ Society (PPS) confirmed. In the northern West Bank district of Nablus, Israeli soldiers took 12 Palestinian civilians into custody, from several areas, including former prisoners; 1. Khaled Abu […]

28 Jul
12:16

Israeli Bulldozers Raze Palestinian-owned Farmlands near Salfit

Israeli occupation bulldozers levelled several dunams of Palestinian-owned farmlands, on Monday, in the northern occupied West Bank, to extend sewage lines for an illegal Israeli colony, according to a local official. Mayor of Bruqin, Marwan Abdul Rahman, told Palestinian WAFA News Agency that Israeli bulldozers razed land belonging to local […]

27 Jul
11:01

Israeli Military Invade, Raze Palestinian Lands in Southern Gaza Strip

July 27, 2020 11:01 PM Ali Salam News Report 0

Israeli bulldozers invaded, on Monday morning, Palestinian lands east of Rafah, in the southern besieged Gaza Strip, Alray reported. Local sources stated that Israeli D-9 bulldozers carried out a limited incursion beyond the so-called ‘security fence’ east of Rafah. The sources noted that as the bulldozers razed the area, drones […]

27 Jul
9:19

Illegal Israeli Settlers Burn, Vandalize Mosque in Al-Bireh

Illegal Israeli settlers vandalized and burned a mosque, early Monday morning, in the city of Al-Bireh, next to Ramallah in the southern West Bank, according to Palestinian WAFA News Agency. The mayor of al-Bireh, Azzam Ismail, said that that illegal Israeli colonists entered the city overnight, filled the walls of […]

27 Jul
5:54

Soldiers Order Halt On Construction Of Three Homes In Bethlehem

Israeli soldiers delivered, Sunday, stop-construction orders of three Palestinian homes, houses in Beit Sakariya village, south Bethlehem, south of occupied Jerusalem in the West Bank. Hasan Breijiyya, the head of the Bethlehem office of the Wall and Colonization Resistance Commission, stated that the soldiers and officers of the so-called Israeli […]

27 Jul
5:01

Palestinian Fishing Boats Attacked by Israeli Navy Ships off Coast of Gaza

Israeli navy ships, on Sunday morning, opened fire towards Palestinian fishing boats sailing off the northern coast of the Gaza Strip, Alray Agency reported. Several Israeli naval gunships, off the coast of al-Sudania and al-Waha districts, opened gunfire towards Palestinian fishermen’s boats. The fishermen were sailing within the Israeli dictated […]

27 Jul
3:27

Settlers Burn Palestinian-owned Olive, Almond Trees near Nablus

Illegal Israeli settlers, on Saturday, set fire to Palestinian-owned farm lands in the village of Huwara, south of the northern occupied West Bank city of Nablus, Alray Agency reported. Ghassan Doughlas, local official monitoring Israeli settlement activities, told Palestinian WAFA News Agency that dozens of illegal Israeli settlers entered agricultural […]

25 Jul
11:46

Report: 259 Israeli Violations Against Palestinian Journalists in 2020

A new report released by the Palestinian Journalists Syndicate (PJS) has documented 259 violations committed against Palestinian journalists by Israeli Forces in the Occupied Palestinian Territories since the beginning of this year. The head of the Palestinian Journalists Syndicate, Nasser Abu Bakr, said during a press conference that of the 259 […]

25 Jul
6:10

Palestinian Child Abducted by Under Cover Agents in Jerusalem

July 25, 2020 6:10 AM Ali Salam Human rights, Jerusalem, News Report 0

Undercover Israeli police abducted, on Thursday, a 12-year-old Palestinian child from the occupied Jerusalem neighborhood of al-‘Isawiya, the Palestinian WAFA News Agency reported. Witnesses revealed that undercover agents were seen getting out of a civilian vehicle, and abducting Moath Ewewi, 12, taking him to an unknown location. Undercover Israeli forces, […]

24 Jul
11:37

Four Palestinians Injured by Israeli Forces at Weekly Kufur Qaddoum March

Israeli forces injured four Palestinians, on Friday, at the weekly demonstration against Israeli settlements, in Kufur Qaddoum village, near the northern West Bank city of Qalqilia, according to local sources. Morad Eshteiwi, coordinator of the popular resistance in the village, told the Palestinian WAFA News Agency that Israeli soldiers opened […]

24 Jul
6:00

Israeli Military Detained a Number of Palestinians, Including Former Prisoners

Israeli forces, on Friday, detained four Palestinians, including a Fatah activist, from Jerusalem and Tubas districts, Palestinian WAFA News Agency reported. The sources confirmed that Israeli soldiers detained a Fatah activist, identified as, Sami Abu Ghalieh, after ransacking his home in al-Eizariya town, southeast of occupied Jerusalem. Meanwhile, Israeli forces […]

Jabal al-Fureidis - PIC
22 Jul
8:08

Large Area of Palestinian-owned Land Expropriated for Israeli ‘National Park’

Israeli authorities seized large tracts of agricultural land, near Jabal al-Fureidis (“Mountain of the Little Paradise”) in Beit Ta’mir, in the southern occupied West Bank, the Palestinian WAFA News Agency reported. Director off the Anti-Wall and Settlement Commission in Bethlehem, Hasan Breijeh, said that the Israeli authorities issued military orders […]

22 Jul
6:20

PLO Member Condemns Israel’s Theft of 1600 Year old Religious Artifact

Executive Member of the Palestine Liberation Organization (PLO) official condemned, on Monday, the Israeli expropriation of an ancient baptismal font, from Teqoua’ town, southeast of Bethlehem city, the Palestinian WAFA News Agency reported. “Israel’s theft of a baptismal font dating back to the Byzantine era from Bethlehem, overnight Sunday, is […]

20 Jul
8:59

Israeli Settlers Burn Palestinian-owned Crops, Hundreds of Olive Trees near Nablus

Twice on Sunday, illegal Israeli settlers burned Palestinian-owned farmlands, first near Beita town, in the northern West Bank, according to a local official. The mayor of Beita, Fuad Ma’ali, told the Palestinian WAFA News Agency that several Israeli colonial settlers set fire to hundreds of dunams of agricultural lands, causing […]

20 Jul
7:54

Jerusalem Governor Detained by Israeli Police, for 18th Time in 2 Years

Israeli forces, on Saturday detained Adnan Gheith, the Palestinian Authority’s (PA) Governor of occupied Jerusalem, after storming his home in Silwan, the Palestinian WAFA News Agency reported. The home of Governor Gheith, in the occupied Jerusalem neighborhood of Silwan, was raided and searched by Israeli police, who proceeded to detain […]

19 Jul
6:00

Israeli Army Detains Five, Shoots Two Palestinians in the West Bank

The Israeli forces detained seven Palestinian civilians, over night Saturday, and Sunday morning, from across the occupied West Bank, the Palestinian Prisoners’ Society reported. Two Palestinian civilians, identified as, Amir Abu Zina, and Issam Al-Natsheh, were detained by the Israeli army, in the southern West Bank city of Hebron. It […]

19 Jul
6:39

Dozens of Palestinians Choke on Tear-gas in Hebron Protests

Dozens of Palestinian youths suffered the toxic effects of tear-gas inhalation, on Saturday, when they confronted Israeli forces in the southern occupied West Bank city of Hebron, the Jerusalem Press reported. Local sources said that hundreds of Palestinian youths were protesting Israel’s annexation plans, at the “Shuhada Street” military roadblock, […]

19 Jul
5:45

Israeli Army Detains Palestinian Youths from Ramallah, Jerusalem

July 19, 2020 5:45 AM Ali Salam Human rights, Jerusalem, News Report, Ramallah 0

The Israeli army, at dawn Saturday, stormed al-Jalazoun refugee camp in the central West Bank city of Ramallah, and detained three Palestinian teens, the Palestinian Information Center reported. According to Asra Media Office, members of a special Israeli military unit detained three teenagers from their homes in al-Jalazoun camp. The […]

19 Jul
5:17

Israeli Forces Injure Many Palestinians, Including Medic at Peaceful Demonstration Near Nablus

Two Palestinian civilians were injured, on Saturday, and many others choked on tear-gas fired by the Israeli forces, at a nonviolent protest in the village of Beita, Palestinian WAFA News Agency reported. WAFA correspondent stated that Palestinians held a demonstration, south of Nablus City in the northern occupied West Bank, […]

Silwanic
19 Jul
3:19

Palestinian Family Forced to Demolish Their Homes in East Jerusalem

By order of the municipality of West Jerusalem, the Palestinian Abu Turki family, on Saturday, continued to self-demolish their two homes in the Jabal al-Mokabber village in occupied East Jerusalem, according to local sources. The Abu Turki family told the Wadi Hilweh Information Center (Silwanic) that they began to demolish […]

18 Jul
7:28

Several Palestinians Suffocate at Kufur Qaddoum, Nablus and Salfit Protests

Three major demonstrations were held by Palestinians, on Friday, to express their objection to Israel’s continued colonial settlement activities in the occupied West Bank. Israeli forces opened fire, on Friday afternoon, towards Palestinians during a peaceful protest north of Nablus city, in Asira Ash-Shamaliyya town, northern West Bank, according to […]

18 Jul
6:24

8 Palestinians Detained by Israeli Forces, All Former Detainees

Israeli forces, Thursday evening, detained a Palestinian astro-physicist at the entrance of Anata town, northeast of occupied East Jerusalem, said Palestinian WAFA News Agency correspondent. He reported that Israeli soldiers ordered Imad Barghouthi, 56, an astrophysics professor at Al-Quds University in East Jerusalem, out of his vehicle at the entrance […]

16 Jul
5:00

2 Palestinian-owned Homes Demolished by Israeli Forces, 15 Receive Stop Work Orders

Israeli forces, on Thursday, destroyed two Palestinian-owned homes near Masafer Yatta, south of Hebron city in the southern occupied West Bank, according to a local source. Rateb Jabour, from the anti-wall, anti-settlements popular committee, told Palestinian WAFA News Agency that Israeli bulldozers demolished two Palestinian-owned homes in the village of […]

16 Jul
5:00

Israeli Forces Detain Several Palestinians, Including a Recently Released Prisoner

Israeli forces, on Thursday at dawn, detained several Palestinian civilians after invading homes in several occupied West Bank areas, the Palestinian Information Center reported. Local sources stated that soldiers detained five Palestinian young men from various areas of the Bethlehem governorate, in the southern West Bank. In the central West […]

14 Jul
8:43

Structures Demolished in Tulkarem, Demolition Orders Issued for Homes, Barns in Hebron

Israeli bulldozers, Monday, demolished several Palestinian structures in Izbit Shufa neighborhood, southeast of Tulkarem city, in the northern occupied West Bank, the Palestinian WAFA News Agency reported. An owner of one of the structures, Amer Hamed, told WAFA that Israeli forces accompanied a bulldozer into the neighborhood, and proceeded to […]

14 Jul
7:49

Israeli Army Razes Land in Hebron, Bethlehem, Order Seizure of Land in Salfit

The Israeli occupation authorities, on Monday, bulldozed large areas of Palestinian-owned cultivated land as well as an agricultural structure in al-Baq’ah area in Hebron, southern West Bank, the Palestinian Information Center reported. According to local sources, Israeli bulldozers accompanied by soldiers, razed three dunams of land planted with vegetables and […]

13 Jul
12:00

Jerusalem Man Demolishes his Home in Silwan, 6 Left Homeless

Baha’ Zeitoun, a Palestinian civilian, on Sunday evening, demolished his own home in the Bi’er Ayoub neighborhood in Silwan, under the pretext of the lack of an Israeli permit, the Wadi Hilweh Information Center (Silwanic) reported. The Zeitoun family said that the Israeli municipality ordered the family to demolish the […]

demolition
13 Jul
6:42

Israeli Forces Demolish Arab Wedding Hall Inside Israel

The Israeli authorities destroyed a wedding hall, Sunday, in the Arab town of Tira, adjacent the green line, in central Israel, the Palestinian WAFA News Agency reported. The Raghadan Wedding hall was allegedly lacking an Israeli permit to build, the standard pretext used by the Israeli state. A large Israeli […]

13 Jul
5:56

MADA: 58 Violations Against Palestinian Media Freedoms in June

June 2020 witnessed a surge of violations against media freedoms in Palestine, most of which were committed by the Israeli authorities and its military forces, Palestinian News Network reported. The Palestinian Center for Development & Media Freedoms “MADA” has documented a total of 58 infringements, 48 of which were committed […]

12 Jul
5:01

Seven Palestinians Abducted by Israeli Soldiers, Including those Assaulted by Settlers

The Israeli forces, at dawn Saturday, stormed several Palestinian-owned homes and abducted Palestinian civilians during invasions into different occupied West Bank towns, the Palestinian Information Center reported. Local sources said, Israeli soldiers stormed the Balata refugee camp in Nablus, in the northern West Bank and abducted two Palestinian young men […]

11 Jul
6:22

Israeli Forces Injure Many Palestinians at Protests Across the West Bank

Israeli forces, on Friday, attacked dozens of non-violent Palestinian protesters, holding a peaceful demonstration against Israel’s illegal colonial settlements, outside the village of Asira ash-Shamaliya, north of Nablus city in the northern occupied West Bank. Correspondent for Palestinian WAFA News Agency said that Isareli soldiers fired tear-gas canisters, concussion grenades, […]

Israeli invasion of al-Issawiya (archive image)
11 Jul
5:03

Israeli Forces Detain Three Palestinians from West Bank

Israeli forces, at dawn Friday, abducted three Palestinian civilians from their homes in Jerusalem and Ramallah, the Palestinian Information Center reported. Asra Media Office said that Israeli soldiers detained both Abdullah Dweik, and Ahmad Ali Ahmad, after invading their homes in Al-Jalazoun refugee camp in Ramallah, central West Bank. Confrontations […]

11 Jul
4:27

Israeli Forces Cause Palestinians to Suffocate at Kufur Qaddoum Protest

Israeli forces opened fire at Palestinians, on Friday afternoon, at the weekly protest against Israeli settlements and the annexation plan, in Kufur Qaddoum town, in the northern occupied West Bank district of Qalqilia, the Palestinian WAFA News Agency reported. Local activist, and Coordinator of the Local Popular Resistance Committee, Morad […]

11 Jul
4:10

Following Slain Man’s Funeral, Israeli Forces Shoot, Injure Palestinian in Salfit

Israeli forces shot a Palestinian young man during confrontations at the entrance of Kifl Hares town, near the northern West Bank city of Salfit, the Palestinian WAFA News Agency reported. The Ministry of Health confirmed that a 24-year-old Palestinian young man, unidentified at the time of this report, was shot […]

09 Jul
11:25

Israeli Forces Abduct Eighteen Palestinians, Including Female University Student

Overnight Wednesday, until dawn Thursday, the Israeli army detained eighteen Palestinian civilians, including former prisoners, and a young female student, the Palestinian Prisoners’ Society (PPS) said in a statement. In the southernmost West Bank city of Hebron, Israeli forces detained four Palestinian civilians, including two brothers, identified as; 1. Wajdi […]

08 Jul
3:00

Israeli Forces Detain Additional Palestinians, Including Former Prisoners

The Israeli army, on Wednesday, detained a large number of Palestinian civilians, including a former political prisoner, from the occupied West Bank, the Palestinian Prisoners’ Society (PPS) said in a statement. In the southern West Bank, Israeli forces abducted, Khalil Takfaji, the head of the Maps Department of the Arab […]

08 Jul
12:00

Palestinian from Gaza Abducted by Israeli Forces at Erez Crossing

The Israeli forces abducted , on Monday evening, a Palestinian passenger at the Beit Hanoun (Erez) border crossing, in northern besieged Gaza Strip, the Palestinian Information Center reported. The young man, Abdullah Shaker, was on his way to request permission to travel to Israel, in order to donate bone marrow […]

08 Jul
12:00

Israeli Bulldozers Raze Land for Settler only Road near Nablus

Israeli bulldozers continued razing, on Monday, Palestinian-owned lands in the northern occupied West Bank, town of Huwara, south of Nablus, to allow for the construction of an Israeli settler-only bypass road, Palestinian WAFA News Agency reported. Ghassan Daghlas, a local official monitoring illegal Israeli settlement construction, said that Israeli bulldozers […]

08 Jul
6:13

Israeli Authorities to Demolish 30 Palestinian Homes, Structures in East Jerusalem

The Israeli municipal staff handed demolition orders to thirty Palestinian households in the East Jerusalem neighborhood of al-“Isawiya, under the pretext of construction without a permit, Palestinian WAFA News Agency reported. Local activist, Muhammad Abu al-Hummus, and member of the follow-up committee, stated that staff of the Israeli municipality of […]

08 Jul
5:47

Three Palestinian Detainees Continue Open Hunger Strike

Three Palestinian detainees in Israeli prisons are on open hunger strike to protest Israel’s use of Administrative Detention, the Palestinian Prisoners’ Society (PPS) said in a statement. The detainees are being held in Israeli prisons under administrative detention, a policy that allows the Israeli occupation authorities to detain Palestinians, and […]

07 Jul
10:16

PPS: Israeli Forces Detain Nineteen Palestinians from West Bank

  Overnight Monday util Tuesday dawn, Israeli forces abducted nineteen Palestinian civilians from the central and northern occupied West Bank, the Palestinian Prisoners’ Society reported. The PPS documented that seven citizens were abducted by Israeli soldiers, from various parts of the northern West Bank city of Tulkarem. The detainees were […]

06 Jul
11:42

Israeli Forces Abduct Several Palestinians from West Bank

The Palestinian Prisoners’ Society (PPS) reported that several Palestinians were abducted, Sunday night, by Israeli forces, across the occupied West Bank. In the Ramallah and Al-Bireh district, in the central West Bank, Adel Nadim Hawih, and Farhat Hosni Dahabra were abducted from the town of Ain Yabrud. From the town […]

06 Jul
9:08

Israeli Warplanes Strike Several Areas in eastern Gaza Strip

Israeli warplanes struck several locations in the besieged Gaza Strip, Sunday night, Quds News Network reported. Israeli military jets struck four targets, in Palestinian agricultural lands in the Zaytoun neighborhood, in eastern Gaza, as well as the Tuffah neighborhood. In a statement, the Israeli army confirmed the strikes, claiming that […]

06 Jul
5:17

Israeli Settlers Shoot, Injure Two Palestinian Youths near Salfit

Illegal Israeli settlers shot and injured two Palestinian youths, on Sunday, in Bidya village, west of Salfit, in the northern West Bank, the Palestinian Information Center reported. Local sources said that a group of Israeli colonists attacked Palestinian families in Khillat Hassan area, opening fire at them, resulting in the […]

06 Jul
4:56

Israeli Soldiers Abduct Six Palestinians from West Bank

The Palestinian Prisoners’ Society (PPS) reported that the Israeli forces abducted several Palestinian civilians from across the occupied West Bank, overnight Saturday. Israeli forces assaulted Abdul Karim Khaled Abu Sal, before abducting him from Al-Arroub refugee camp, north of Hebron, in the southern West Bank. The PPS added that Israeli […]

06 Jul
4:15

Israeli Forces Shoot, Injure Palestinians in Hebron

During confrontations in Hebron, one Palestinian civilian, on Sunday, was shot and injured by Israeli forces, according to WAFA correspondent. In the southern occupied West Bank city of Hebron, the Israeli military, stationed at flashpoint Shuhada Street, fired rubber-coated steel rounds and concussion grenades at Palestinian protesters, hitting one of […]

06 Jul
2:44

Israeli Settlers Torch Dozens of Olive Trees near Nablus

Israeli settlers torched, on Saturday morning, Palestinian-owned crops of olive trees in the town of Huwara, south of Nablus city, in the northern West Bank, the Palestinian WAFA News Agency reported. Ghassan Daghlas, a local activist, said that illegal settlers from the Yitzhar settlement, set fire to dozens of olive […]

05 Jul
5:56

Israeli Settlers Invade Town near Jenin, Threaten Palestinians near Hebron

Illegal Israeli settlers, Friday night, stormed areas south of Jenin, in the northern West Bank, the Palestinian WAFA News Agency reported. Local sources said the invasion prompted confrontations between Palestinian civilians who resisted the invasion, and illegal settlers who were protected by soldiers. Israeli forces provided cover for the colonists […]

05 Jul
4:59

Israeli Forces Injure Six Palestinians in Nablus

Six Palestinians were injured, on Friday, when Israeli forces attacked a peaceful protest, in the village of Asira ash-Shamaliya, north of Nablus, the Palestinian WAFA News Agency reported. Dozens of protesters gathered for the Friday prayer, near the northern West Bank village, to protest the Israeli threat of confiscation. Israeli […]

05 Jul
3:39

Israeli Forces Shoot, Injure Seven Palestinians in Abu Dis

Israeli forces, on Friday evening, injured 23 Palestinians during an invasion into the town of Abu Dis, east of occupied Jerusalem, according to the Palestinian Red Crescent Society (PRCS). Soldiers stormed Abu Dis town, which elicited resistance among the local Palestinian civilians. The army used live rounds, rubber-coated steel rounds […]

04 Jul
5:37

Fifteen Palestinians Shot, Injured at Kufur Qaddoum Weekly Protest

Fifteen Palestinians were shot and injured by Israeli soldiers, Friday, at the weekly protest in the northern West Bank village of Kufur Qaddoum, the Palestinian WAFA News Agency reported. Locals in Kufur Qaddoum village, in the Qalqilia governorate, have been organizing protests every Friday for several years, to express their […]

02 Jul
12:00

Israeli Forces Order Halt Construction, Confiscation to Palestinians in West Bank

The Israeli military, on Wednesday, distributed confiscation notices to Palestinian owners of hundreds of dunams of agricultural lands in Jab’a village, in the southern occupied West Bank city of Bethlehem, Palestinian WAFA News Agency reported. Local sources said the lands to be confiscated are owned by the Masha’leh and Tous […]

02 Jul
12:00

Israeli Settlers Steal Water, Raze Palestinian-owned Lands near Nablus

Illegal Israeli settlers, Wednesday, levelled large stretch of Palestinian-owned land, in the northern West Bank districts of Nablus and Qalqilia, local sources said. Palestinian official who monitors Israeli settlement activity in the area, Ghassan Daghlas, told Palestinian WAFA News Agency that illegal Israeli colonists, accompanied by a bulldozer, proceeded to […]

02 Jul
4:36

Palestinians Protest Israel’s Annexation Plans in Gaza, Ramallah

Thousands of Palestinians participated in a large rally in Gaza, on Wednesday, expressing their rejection of the occupation states annexation plans, Quds News Network reported. Political leaders and civilians attended the demonstration, raising Palestinian flags and reciting slogans against the expropriation of the Palestinian Jordan Valley, and other parts of […]

01 Jul
3:10

US Organizations Demand Change in US Foreign Policy Towards Israel and Palestine

In a letter to US presidential candidates Joe Biden and Donald Trump, more than 100 US organizations appealed to the potential leaders to adopt a moral and principled foreign policy regarding Palestine and Israel, the Palestinian WAFA News Agency reported. The organizations that endorsed the letter included American Muslims for […]

29 Jun
8:55

International Protests Against Israeli Annexation of the West Bank

Hundreds of Palestinians formed a human chain across Rafah, in the southern besieged Gaza Strip, Sunday, to express their objection to Israeli plans to annex parts of the West Bank, the Palestinian Information Center reported. Demonstrators held Palestinian flags and banners denouncing the Israeli expropriation of the Jordan Valley area […]

29 Jun
6:50

Israeli Forces Detain Nine Palestinians in the West Bank, One in Gaza

Israeli forces detained, Monday morning, nine Palestinian civilians, including a minor, from the occupied West Bank, according to the Palestinian Prisoners’ Society (PPS). The PPS said that the occupation forces detained two Palestinians from the Hebron district Al-Arroub refugee camp; identified as Hamada Adawi, and Ahmed Raafat Al-Badawi, a minor, […]

28 Jun
1:00

1080 European Lawmakers Sign Petition to Reject Israeli Annexation of West Bak

1080 lawmakers from 25 European countries signed a petition, last week, pressing their foreign ministers to reject the Israeli plans to annex large swaths of the occupied West Bank, Quds News Network reported. The lawmakers affirmed their support for the European Union (EU) foreign policy chief, Josep Borrell, who stated […]

28 Jun
1:00

UN Secretary-General Appeals to Israel to Scrap Annexation Plan

The United Nations (UN) Secretary-General, Antonio Guterres, appealed to the occupation state of Israel, to scrap its West Bank annexation scheme, pointing out that this act would constitute a “most serious violation of international law.” Guterres expressed his hope for new negotiations, with the final aim being the long-proposed two-state […]

28 Jun
1:10

Israeli Forces Detain Two Palestinians at Qalandia Terminal

A Palestinian man was detained by Israeli security guards, on Saturday, north of Jerusalem, at the Qalandia terminal, the Jerusalem Post reported. Israel Police claimed that the “knife-wielding” Palestinian man elicited the suspicion of the security forces. During the arrest, the Jerusalem Post further noted that two security guards were […]

27 Jun
10:00

Palestinian Civilians, Activists Protest Israeli Annexation in Kifl Hares

Palestinians protesting the Israeli occupation and its settlement activities, today clashed with Israeli soldiers in the northern West Bank resulting in several injuries, all minor, Palestinian WAFA News Agency reported. In the northern West Bank village of Hares, east of Salfit, Israeli soldiers denied Palestinians access to village lands to […]

27 Jun
10:00

Dozens of Palestinians Suffocate from Israeli Fired Tear-Gas in Hebron

In the southern West Bank city of Hebron, on Friday, Palestinians confronted Israeli soldiers at the point between the Israeli-occupied section of the city and that of the Palestinian-controlled section, Palestinian WAFA News Agency reported. Local sources said that dozens of Palestinians suffered the toxic effects of tear-gas inhalation, after […]

27 Jun
2:57

PPS Report: 95% of Palestinian Detainees in Israeli Prisons Subjected to Torture

The Palestinian Prisoners’ Society (PPS) said in a report, issued Thursday, on the occasion of the International Day in Support of Victims of Torture, which falls on June 26 of each year, that the torture practiced by the Israeli occupation against Palestinian prisoners, is not limited to the violent tactics […]

27 Jun
1:19

Israeli Forces Shoot Nine Palestinians at Kufur Qaddoum Weekly March

Nine Palestinian civilians were shot and injured, on Friday, and dozens suffered from the toxic effects of tear-gas inhalation, when Israeli forces fired rubber-coated steel rounds and tear-gas canisters at protestors in Kufur Qaddoum village, in the northern occupied West Bank. The regional coordinator of the Popular Resistance, Morad Eshteiwi, […]

24 Jun
8:13

Israeli Forces Demolish Palestinian-owned Home in Silwan

The Israeli municipality of West Jerusalem demolished a Palestinian-owned home, on Tuesday, in Silwan town in occupied Jerusalem, under the pretext of the lack of an Israeli permit. The Wadi Hilweh Information Center (Silwanic) reported that municipality crews, backed by Israeli special forces as well as the police, stormed Silwan, […]

24 Jun
7:57

Settlers Attack Several Palestinians in the West Bank

Palestinian civilians were injured, on Tuesday, when a group of illegal Israeli settlers assaulted them in Ras Karkar village, in the central West Bank district of Ramallah, the Palestinian Information Center reported. Local sources stated that several colonists assaulted Palestinian farmers working on their land. The assaulted family members Rateb […]

23 Jun
5:06

Eight Palestinians Injured by Israeli Forces in Jordan Valley Protest

Israeli military forces shot and injured 8 Palestinian civilians, Monday evening, in Jericho in the occupied Jordan Valley, Palestinian Information Center reported. Thousands of Palestinians turned out to the protest against the impending annexation of much of the Jordan Valley, however, Israeli forces closed entrances to Jericho city, leading to […]

23 Jun
1:28

Israeli Forces Arrest Palestinian Young Women at Al-Aqsa Mosque in Jerusalem

Israeli police assaulted and arrested five Palestinian young women, and an Al-Aqsa guard, on Sunday, inside the Al-Aqsa Mosque, located in the southern occupied West Bank city of Jerusalem, Quds Press reported. The Wadi Hilweh Information Center (Silwanic) said in a brief statement, “The occupation forces arrested five girls and […]

22 Jun
8:35

Palestinian Brothers Begin Demolishing their own Home in East Jerusalem

Palestinian brothers, Feras and Iyad Da’na, on Sunday, began tearing down their under-construction home in Silwan neigborhood in East Jerusalem, Palestinian WAFA News Agency reported. The men received the demolition order from the Israeli municipality, under the pretext of non-licensing, although, the men stated that they had attempted to obtain […]

22 Jun
3:50

Israeli Soldier Found Dead Near Military Base, Investigation Underway

June 22, 2020 3:50 AM Ali Salam Israel, News Report 0

An Israeli soldier that went missing on Thursday night, was found dead outside the army base in southern Israel, on Saturday, the Times of Israel reported. The military identified the deceased as Staff Sgt. Adiel Fishler, who was serving in the 460th Armored Brigade at the Shizafon army Base. Soldiers […]

22 Jun
12:19

Israeli Forces Shoot, Injure Three Palestinians, Cause Suffocation near Ramallah

Israeli forces shot and injured three Palestinian youths, on Saturday night, in the central West Bank village of Al-Mughayyir, east of Ramallah, when the Israeli military invaded the village. The Palestinian Red Crescent Society (PRCS) reported that Israeli forces fired rubber-coated steel rounds and tear-gas canisters towards Palestinian youths in […]

Israeli soldiers abduct youth (archive image from Palestine News)
21 Jun
11:23

Israeli Forces Arrest Fourteen Palestinians, Including Two Children

The Palestinian Prisoners’ Society (PPS), reported that Israeli forces detained fourteen Palestinians across the West Bank, on Saturday night and Sunday morning, nine of whom were abducted by Israeli police from Al-‘Isawiya town in East Jerusalem. The nine abductees were identified as Hassan Yasser Darwish, 14, Muhammad Murad Dari, Omar […]

21 Jun
4:43

Israeli Forces Abduct Several Palestinian Civilians in West Bank

Israeli forces abducted Palestinian civilians, overnight Friday, from various parts of the occupied West Bank, Quds News Network reported. Local sources said that Israeli forces abducted Ali Abu Saleh from Arrabah village, southwest of the northern West Bank city of Jenin. In Qabatya, south of Jenin, undercover Israeli forces arrested […]

Kufur Qaddoum
19 Jun
10:11

Israeli Forces Shoot, Injure Ten Palestinians at Kufur Qaddoum Weekly Protest

Ten Palestinian civilians were injured, on Friday, by Israeli soldiers during the weekly peaceful demonstration against illegal settlements, in the northern West Bank village of Kufur Qaddoum, according to a local source. Morad Eshteiwi, coordinator of the popular resistance in the village, told Palestinian WAFA News Agency that Israeli forces […]

19 Jun
9:24

Israel To Demolish A Palestinian Home Near Occupied Jerusalem

The City Council in occupied Jersusalem informed, Thursday, a Palestinian family of a demolition order targeting their home in the Sawahra town, southeast of the occupied Palestinian capital. The home is owned by Yassin Taha Zaatra, and was built 10 years ago, sheltering him and his family. The property is […]

Silwanic
18 Jun
9:59

Israeli Settler Attacks Elderly Palestinian Protecting his Land in Jerusalem

An illegal Israeli settler, on Thursday, attacked an elderly Palestinian man in Silwan neighborhood of East Jerusalem, pepper-spraying him in the face, Palestinian WAFA News Agency reported. Witnesses said that an illegal Israeli settler pepper-sprayed Mohammad Daoud Abbasi, in the face, along with his sons, causing them all to suffer […]

18 Jun
6:49

Israeli Colonists Raze Palestinian-owned Lands near Nablus

Illegal Israeli settlers, on Wednesday, razed several dunams of land that belongs to the Palestinian village of Qusra, south of Nablus city, in the northern occupied West Bank, to be used for a road for illegal colonial projects, according to a settlements-watch group. Palestinian official, Ghassan Daghlas, chief monitor of […]

Israeli bulldozer with settler standing nearby (Maan)
18 Jun
6:27

Armed Israeli Settlers Level Palestinian-owned Land near Jericho

An Israeli settler, on Wednesday, levelled vast amounts of Palestinian-owned lands in the Bedouin al-Malihat area, northwest of Jericho, in the eastern occupied West Bank, local sources said. Fatah official, Suleiman Malihat, told Palestinian WAFA News Agency that an armed settler levelled 350 dunams (87 acres) of nearby Palestinian-owned land, […]

settlers attack
16 Jun
7:12

Israeli Settlers Vandalise Palestinian-owned Property near Nablus

Illegal Israeli settlers committed vandalism of Palestinian-owned property by damaging solar panels, on Monday, in the village of Aqraba, south of Nablus city, the Palestinian WAFA News Agency reported. Ghassan Daghlas, a Palestinian official monitoring Israel’s colonialist activities in the northern West Bank, said that colonists attacked the homes of […]

16 Jun
2:32

Israeli Warplanes Strike the Besieged Gaza Strip

Israeli artillery and warplanes struck many targets throughout the besieged Gaza Strip, on Monday night Quds News Network reported. No casualties were reported at the time of this report. Local sources said the Israeli heavy weaponry fired shelled two shells, at an area to the east of Khan Younis, central […]

Wall and Settlement Resistance Authority/هيئة مقاومة الجدار والإستيطان
15 Jun
10:00

Palestinian-owned Home Demolished by Israeli Forces in Shu’fat Refugee Camp

Israeli bulldozers, accompanied by occupation forces, on Monday, demolished a Palestinian-owned building in the Shu’fat refugee camp, near Jerusalem in the southern occupied West Bank, Alray reported. Local sources said that Israeli forces stormed the Ras Shehadeh neighborhood of the Refugee Camp, and proceeded to demolish a two storey house, […]

Israeli soldiers engaging in night raid (archive image)
15 Jun
10:00

Fourteen Palestinians Detained by Israeli Forces across West Bank

Israeli forces, on Monday, abducted 14 Palestinians from several areas of the occupied West Bank, Palestinian WAFA News Agency reported. Local sources said that Israeli police arrested five Palestinians after ransacking their houses in the al-Tur neighborhood of East Jerusalem, southern West Bank. Sources added that police assaulted two brothers […]