Category Archives: Jerusalem

13 Jun
2:46

PLO, Foreign Ministry Condemn Moldova’s Embassy Move to Jerusalem

The Palestine Liberation Organization (PLO) and the Palestinian Foreign Ministry condemned, in two separate statements, the decision by Moldova’s premier to move his country’s embassy in Israel, from Tel Aviv to Jerusalem, considering the decision a blatant violation of international law. Hanan Ashrawi, member of the PLO Executive Committee, said […]

12 Jun
8:39

Israeli Soldiers Demolish A Building, Commercial Sheds, Injures Many Palestinians Near Jerusalem

Israeli soldiers invaded, Wednesday, a Palestinian area near the Qalandia Terminal, north of occupied East Jerusalem, and demolished a residential building, in addition to commercial sheds, and injured many Palestinians. The soldiers attacked many Palestinians during the invasion and demolitions, and fired gas bombs, causing dozens to suffer the effects […]

11 Jun
9:40

Soldiers Abduct Nine Palestinians In Ramallah, Jerusalem And Tulkarem

Israeli soldiers abducted, Tuesday, nine Palestinians from their homes, in the West Bank governorates of Ramallah, Jerusalem and Tulkarem, after the soldiers conducted violent searches of homes and property. Many army jeeps invaded the al-Mazra’a al-Gharbiyya village, northwest of Ramallah, searched homes and abducted Yahia Hasan Ladadwa. The soldiers also […]

11 Jun
8:56

Israeli Soldiers Demolish An Under-Construction Building In Jerusalem

Israeli soldiers demolished, Tuesday, an under-construction building in Sur Baher village, south of occupied East Jerusalem, and forced another family to demolish its home, the Palestinian News & Info Agency (WAFA) has reported. WAFA said dozens of soldiers invaded the village, surrounded an under-construction building, owned by Wisam Jabour, and […]

09 Jun
9:57

Settlers Break Into Al-Aqsa

Dozens of extremist Jewish settlers broke into the Al-Aqsa Mosque compound, today, guarded by Israeli police, local WAFA sources have reported. Around 330 Israeli settlers entered the compound through the Moroccan Gate, which leads to the Al-Buraq Wall plaza, inside the Old City of Jerusalem. Today’s incursion into the  compound […]

09 Jun
7:33

PPS: “Israeli Soldiers Abduct 37 Palestinians During Al-Fitir Feast”

The Palestinian Prisoners’ Society has reported that Israeli soldiers abducted 37 Palestinians, including three women, during the Al-Fitir Muslim Feast. The abductions took place within three days, including Sunday at dawn. The PPS said that eleven of the abducted Palestinians were taken prisoner from their homes in several parts of […]

09 Jun
6:13

Soldiers Abduct A Palestinian Teen In Jerusalem

Israeli soldiers abducted, on Sunday afternoon, a Palestinian teenage boy in occupied East Jerusalem, reportedly for carrying a knife. Media sources said the abducted teen, Osama Shaher Abu Za’nouna, 17, is from Hebron city, in the southern part of the occupied West Bank. They added that his family reported him […]

08 Jun
2:50

Soldiers Abduct A Young Man And A Young Woman Near Bethlehem And Jerusalem

Israeli soldiers abducted, Saturday, a young Palestinian man near Bethlehem, and a young woman at Qalandia terminal, north Jerusalem, in the occupied West Bank, in addition to preventing farmers from entering their lands near Nablus. The Bethlehem office of the Palestinian Prisoners’ Society (PPS) said the soldiers invaded Khalayel al-Louz […]

08 Jun
2:09

Army Assaults And Abducts A Guard Of The Al-Aqsa Mosque

Israeli soldiers assaulted, Saturday, a civilian guard of the Al-Aqsa Mosque, in occupied East Jerusalem, and abducted him. Media sources said the soldiers assaulted Mohannad Edrees, causing various cuts and bruises, before abducting him. He was taken prisoner in the eastern area of Bab ar-Rahma mosque in Al-Aqsa, after he […]

08 Jun
12:33

Israeli Soldiers Abduct Five Palestinians, Including A Woman, In Jerusalem

Israeli soldiers abducted, on Saturday at dawn, five Palestinians, including a young woman, from their homes in Jabal al-Mokabber neighborhood, southeast of occupied East Jerusalem. The Wadi Hilweh Information Center in Silwan (Silwanic) said the soldiers invaded and ransacked many homes in Jabal al-Mokabber, before abducting Aseel Oweisat, Karam Abdo, […]

08 Jun
1:53

Israeli forces invade Jabal al-Mukabber, abduct 5 Palestinians

Israeli occupation forces stormed the village of Jabal al-Mukaber south of Jerusalem on Friday evening and abducted a girl and four boys. Eyewitnesses told Agence France-Presse that the occupation forces stormed the village of Jabal al-Mukabber and threw random sound bombs and rubber bullets. They then abducted four Palestinian teen […]

03 Jun
2:39

Israeli Soldiers Abduct Two Palestinians In Jerusalem And Qalqilia

Israeli soldiers abducted, on Monday morning, two young Palestinian men, in Jerusalem and Qalqilia, in the occupied West Bank. One of the abducted Palestinians the son of Fateh Movement secretary in Jerusalem. The Palestinian Prisoners’ Society (PPS) said the soldiers abducted Jihad Nasser Qous, from his home in the Old […]

03 Jun
11:28

Palestinian President’s Office Strongly Condemns Escalating Violations Against Al-Aqsa

The office of the Palestinian President, Mahmoud Abbas, issued a statement strongly denouncing the ongoing and escalating Israeli violations against the Al-Aqsa Mosque, in occupied East Jerusalem, and the worshipers. President’s spokesperson, Nabil Abu Rodeina, said the president and the government hold Israel accountable for this serious escalation, especially amidst […]

03 Jun
9:46

Israeli Soldiers Assault A Palestinian Woman, Abduct Two Others, In Jerusalem

Israeli soldiers assaulted, on Sunday evening, a Palestinians woman, in occupied East Jerusalem, causing various cuts and bruises, and abducting two other women. The Palestinian Red Crescent Society (PRCS) said the woman suffered cuts and bruises to several parts of her body, especially her head, and was moved to the […]

02 Jun
6:04

Palestinian Photojournalist at Risk of Deportation

For the past five months, Mustafa al-Kharouf has been languishing inside Israel’s Givon prison, away from his wife Tamam and their one-and-a-half-year-old daughter Asia. But, now, he faces deportation to Jordan. The 32-year-old photojournalist, son to an Algerian mother and a Palestinian father, has been living in Jerusalem since 1999, when […]

02 Jun
5:37

Ashrawi: Jerusalem Under Triple Israeli Assault

PLO Executive Committee member, Hanan Ashrawi, says that Israel has kept Jerusalem hostage under its illegal practices and de facto separation from the rest of the occupied Palestinian Territory for fifty-two years, now, by imposing severe restrictions on Palestinian access to Jerusalem and its Christian and Muslim holy sites. To […]

02 Jun
5:14

Muslim Devotees Assaulted in Police Raid on Al-Aqsa

A number of Palestinian Muslim worshippers were injured today, by Israeli police officers who were escorting dozens of Israeli extremists performing a provocative tour of Al-Aqsa Mosque, in occupied East Jerusalem. Some 400 Israeli settlers, led by American-born rabbi and MK Yehuda Glick, entered the flashpoint compound, one of Islam’s […]

02 Jun
2:03

Israeli Soldiers Abduct 50 Palestinians In 24 Hours

The Palestinian Prisoners’ Society (PPS) has reported that Israeli soldiers abducted 50 Palestinians in the occupied West Bank, including 40 in occupied East Jerusalem, in less than 24 hours. The PPS stated that the 50 abducted Palestinians, including the Secretary of Fateh Movement in Jerusalem Shadi al-Mitwer, and several children, […]

02 Jun
11:25

Soldiers Attack, Injure, Many Palestinians In Al-Aqsa Mosque

Dozens of Israeli soldiers and police officers invaded, on Sunday morning, the courtyards of the Al-Aqsa Mosque, in occupied East Jerusalem, and attacked the Muslim worshipers, wounding dozens, including one of the civilian guards of the holy site, and detained another. The soldiers and police were accompanying large groups of […]

02 Jun
10:42

Israeli Soldiers Abducts 26 Palestinians In Jerusalem

Israeli soldiers abducted, on Saturday evening, twenty-six Palestinians, including the secretary of Fateh movement, in occupied Jerusalem, and moved them to several detention and interrogation facilities in the city. The soldiers abducted Shadi Mitwer, the Secretary of Fateh Movement in Jerusalem, before cuffing and blindfolding him, and took him to […]

01 Jun
10:05

Army Abducts Two Palestinians From Jenin

Israeli soldiers abducted, on Friday evening, two young Palestinian men, including a former political prisoner, from Jenin refugee camp, in Jenin governorate, in northern West Bank. The Palestinian Prisoners Society (PPS) has reported that the soldiers abducted a former political prisoner, identified as Morad Tawalba, while heading to Jerusalem to […]

29 May
4:20

Soldiers Abduct A Woman And Three Children In Jerusalem

Israeli soldiers abducted, Wednesday, a Palestinian woman from Abu Dis town, east of occupied East Jerusalem, and three children from the courtyards of the Al-Aqsa Mosque. Media sources said the soldiers invaded Abu Dis town, before breaking into and searching a few homes, and abducted a woman, identified as Raja’ […]

28 May
5:25

Military Imposes More Restrictions on Palestinian Family Behind the Wall

A group of Palestinian and international activists, on Sunday, held an Iftar celebration on the inner side of the wall, in Al-Walaja village, south of Jerusalem, as a form of solidarity with the Shananir family living on the other side, whom Israeli authorities have isolated and continue to prevent from […]

28 May
1:10

Israeli Army Abducts Twenty Palestinians In West Bank

The Palestinian Prisoners’ Society (PPS) has reported that Israeli soldiers abducted, on Tuesday at dawn, at least twenty Palestinians, after the army invaded and searched many homes, in several parts of the occupied West Bank. The PPS office in Hebron, in the southern part of the West Bank, said the […]

28 May
10:52

Soldiers Abduct Eight Palestinians Near Jerusalem

Israeli soldiers abducted, on Tuesday at dawn, eight Palestinians, including a wounded child, from their homes in Hizma town, northeast of occupied East Jerusalem. The soldiers invaded the town from several directions, before storming and ransacking many homes, and interrogated many Palestinians while inspecting their ID cards. Media sources in […]

27 May
12:21

Israeli Settlers Again Storm Al Aqsa Mosque

A group of Israeli settlers, accompanied by Israeli forces, stormed the Al-Aqsa Mosque on Monday, for the third time during the past two weeks of the Holy Month of Ramadan (an important annual holiday celebrated by Muslims worldwide). The Israeli military has, during the past week alone, invaded the mosque […]

26 May
5:01

Israeli Soldiers Abduct Ten Palestinians In The West Bank

The Palestinian Prisoners’ Society (PPS) has reported that Israeli soldiers abducted, on Sunday at dawn, ten Palestinians from their homes, in several parts of the occupied West Bank. The PPS said the soldiers invaded and searched homes in Hebron governorate, in southern West Bank, and abducted four Palestinians, identified as […]

25 May
11:28

Israeli Soldiers Abduct Four Palestinians In Jerusalem

Israeli soldiers abducted, and Friday evening and on Saturday at dawn, four Palestinian men from several parts of occupied East Jerusalem, and took them to detention and interrogation centers in the city. Media sources said the soldiers invaded and ransacked several homes in the al-Ezariyya town, southeast of Jerusalem, and […]

25 May
3:50

Another Company Withdraws From Israeli Light Rail Project

Alstom, a French transport company, has announced their withdrawal from an Israeli light-rail project that is being used to annex illegal Israeli settlements into Jerusalem, citing potentially harmful human rights violations, and French law. According to activists campaigning against the light-rail line, Israel’s illegal annexation of East Jerusalem, rapid development […]

24 May
4:44

Amnesty: Palestinian Photojournalist at Risk of being Separated from Family

Amnesty International, yesterday, called upon Israeli authorities to grant Palestinian photojournalist Mustafa al-Kharouf, who is at imminent risk of deportation and being taken away from his wife and young child, permanent residency in East Jerusalem. Al-Kharouf has been arbitrarily detained at Givon prison in Ramle, in central Israel, since January […]

24 May
2:18

Soldiers Abduct, Injure, Several Palestinians Trying To Reach Al-Aqsa Mosque In Jerusalem

Israeli soldiers abducted and injured , on Friday morning, several young Palestinian men in Qalandia area, north of occupied East Jerusalem, while trying to enter the city for prayers in the Al-Aqsa Mosque, on the third Friday of the holy Muslim month of Ramadan. Media sources said the Palestinians were […]

23 May
10:52

Soldiers Demolish An Under-Construction Home Near Bethlehem

Israeli soldiers invaded, on Thursday morning, Khalaya al-Louz area, southeast of Bethlehem, in the occupied West Bank, and demolished an under-construction home. Hasan Breijiyya, the head of the “Colonization and Wall Resistance Commission,” stated that several army jeeps invaded the area, after surrounding it. He added that the soldiers then […]

22 May
5:10

Israeli Soldiers Force Out Al-Aqsa Worshippers at Gunpoint

Israeli authorities, last night, broke into the Al-Aqsa Mosque Compound and drove out Palestinians performing IÊżtikāf inside its courtyards, at gunpoint.   Jerusalemite Al Ray sources reported that Israeli forces stormed the mosque, forced worshipers  out. They also photographed them and demanded their IDs.   The sources added that worshipers […]

22 May
1:20

PPS: “Army Abducts Thirteen Palestinians, Including Children, In West Bank”

The Palestinian Prisoners’ Society (PPS) has confirmed that Israeli soldiers abducted, on late at night and on Wednesday at dawn, thirteen Palestinians, among them several children including a wounding child, after invading and ransacking their homes, in several parts of the occupied West Bank. The PPS office in Bethlehem, south […]

22 May
12:46

Army Abducts Three Palestinians In Ramallah And Jerusalem

Israeli soldiers abducted, on Wednesday at dawn, two Palestinians from their homes in the central West Bank governorate of Ramallah, and one near Jerusalem. Many army jeeps invaded Ramallah at-Tihta area, in Ramallah city, searched homes and Abducted Ehab Masoud. The soldiers also invaded and searched homes in Safa village, […]

22 May
10:48

Israeli Soldiers Abduct Two Palestinians In Hebron

Israeli soldiers abducted, on Wednesday at dawn, two Palestinians from their homes in the southern West Bank governorate of Hebron, during extensive and violent searched of many homes and property. Media sources said the soldiers invaded and searched homes in Beit Ummar town, north of Hebron, and abducted Mahmoud Abed […]

21 May
2:07

Israeli Soldiers Abduct Five Palestinians In The West Bank

Israeli soldiers abducted, on Tuesday at dawn, five Palestinians, including a former political prisoner, from their homes in several parts of the occupied West Bank, the Palestinian Prisoners’ Society (PPS) has reported. The PPS said the soldiers invaded and searched many homes in Nablus governorate, in northern West Bank, and […]

20 May
11:10

Israeli Forces Remove Muslim Worshipers From Al-Aqsa By Force

May 20, 2019 11:10 AM Ali Salam Holy sites, Jerusalem, News Report, West Bank 0

Heavily armed Israeli forces and police stormed the Al-Aqsa Mosque compound in the Old City of Jerusalem, after midnight, on Sunday, and evicted Muslim worshipers, eyewitnesses told Maan News. Dozens of worshipers remained in the compound to perform Tarawih prayers, or night prayers, offered during Islam’s holy month of Ramadan. […]

20 May
3:47

Army Abducts Five Palestinians In Jerusalem

Israeli soldiers abducted, Sunday, five Palestinians, including two guards of the Al-Aqsa Mosque, and the head of the Palestinian Prisoners’ Society (PPS), in two separate incidents, in occupied Jerusalem. The PPS said the soldiers abducted the head of its Jerusalem Office, the Secretary of Fateh Movement, Nasser Qous, in addition […]

19 May
11:43

5-year Old Palestinian Girl Dies After Parents Denied Permission to Accompany Her for Surgery

A 5-year old Palestinian child from Gaza who was finally allowed permission to travel to Jerusalem for a complicated brain surgery was forced to travel alone when Israeli authorities denied her parents permission to accompany her. ٍShe suffered from a brain tumor and died soon after the surgery. According to […]

19 May
5:30

Dutch Politician Arrested in Jerusalem

A Dutch politician was arrested, Friday, by Israeli security forces, while carrying a Palestinian flag, after Friday prayers in the occupied Old City East Jerusalem al-Quds. Israeli soldiers arrested Tunahan Kuzu, the leader of Dutch political party DENK and a parliamentarian, as he was walking toward the al-Aqsa Mosque with […]

19 May
5:17

Israeli Minister Leads Provocative Tour of Al-Aqsa

Israeli Minister of Agriculture Uri Ariel, today, headed a group of extremist Israeli settlers in a provocative tour of the holy Al-Aqsa Mosque compound, in occupied Jerusalem. Ariel and dozens of settlers toured the holy sit,e in groups, only hours after Israeli police forcibly evicted hundreds of Muslim worshippers from […]

19 May
3:04

Israeli Soldiers Abduct A Palestinian Teen In Jerusalem

Israeli soldiers invaded, Sunday, Silwan town, south of the Al-Aqsa Mosque in occupied East Jerusalem, and abducted a Palestinian teen. The Wadi Hilweh Information Center in Silwan (Silwanic) said the soldiers abducted Yazan Mohammad Froukh, 16, from his home. Silwanic added that the soldiers invaded the teen’s family home, and […]

19 May
2:41

Army Abducts A Palestinian Near Jerusalem

Israeli soldiers abducted, on Sunday morning, a young Palestinian man in Kafr ‘Aqab town, north of occupied East Jerusalem. The Qalandia Media Center said the soldiers invaded the town, searched homes and abducted a young man, identified as Mohammad Sobeh. It added that the soldiers also installed a military roadblock, […]

19 May
2:21

Soldiers Attack Worshipers In Al-Aqsa Mosque

Israeli soldiers attacked, late on Saturday at night, many Palestinian Muslim worshipers in the al-Aqsa Mosque, in occupied Jerusalem, and forced them out of the holy site’s compound. The Islamic Waqf and Endowment Department said dozens of Palestinians choose to spend nights in the Al-Aqsa Mosque, especially during the current […]

17 May
1:29

Army Abducts Several Palestinians In Jerusalem

Israeli soldiers abducted, Friday, several young Palestinian men in Qalandia area, north of occupied East Jerusalem, while trying to enter the city for Friday prayers in the Al-Aqsa Mosque, on the second Friday of the holy Muslim month of Ramadan. Media sources said the soldiers chased and attacked several young […]

17 May
11:40

Soldiers Injure Two Palestinians In Jerusalem

Israeli soldiers attacked and injured, on Thursday evening, two young Palestinian men in occupied East Jerusalem. Medias sources said the two Palestinians suffered moderate wounds, before the soldiers took them to a military base. They added that the army released two young men shortly after detaining them, before medics of […]

16 May
12:47

PPS: “Israeli Soldiers Abduct Nine Palestinians In The West Bank”

The Palestinian Prisoners’ Society (PPS) has reported that Israeli soldiers abducted, on Thursday at dawn, at least nine Palestinians from their homes, in several parts of the occupied West Bank, after the army invaded and searched them. The PPS in Ramallah, in central West Bank, said the soldiers abducted Mohammad […]

15 May
12:11

Israel To Demolish A Building In Shu’fat Refugee Camp

Israeli soldiers and personnel of the Interior Ministry in occupied East Jerusalem invaded, on Wednesday morning, Shu’fat refugee camp, and delivered an order for the demolition of a building, used for weddings and other social events. Mahmoud Sheikh, the head of the Popular Committee in Shu’fat refugee camp, said the […]

15 May
11:02

Israeli Soldiers Abduct Eleven Palestinians, Including A Woman, In Jerusalem

Israeli soldiers abducted, Wednesday, eleven Palestinians, including one woman, from occupied East Jerusalem, and summoned two others for interrogation, after the army carried out extensive and violent searches of homes. Media sources said the soldiers abducted a woman, who works for the Palestinian Detainees’ Committee, identified as Ghadir ‘Ammouri, in […]

13 May
2:23

Soldiers Abduct Two Palestinian Children In Jerusalem

Israeli soldiers abducted, on Sunday evening, two Palestinian children, and assaulted one of them, in Bab al-‘Amoud area, in occupied East Jerusalem. Media sources said the soldiers abducted the two Palestinians, identified as Essam Abu Naab, 16, and Mohammad al-Ghazzawi, 16. They added that the soldiers also assaulted Essam with […]

11 May
5:52

VIDEO: Over 180,000 Muslim Worshipers Pray at Al-Aqsa on First Friday of Ramadan

Thousands of Muslim worshipers took to the Al-Aqsa Mosque compound, in the Old City of Jerusalem, on the first Friday of the holy month of Ramadan. Head of the public relations office at the Islamic Endowment Department, Firas al-Dibs, said that more than 180,000 visited Al-Aqsa, to perform Friday prayers. […]

11 May
4:47

Israeli Police Assault Medics in Old City Jerusalem

Israeli police, today, assaulted medics from the Palestinian Red Crescent (PRC) while they were trying to help a patient outside the Lions Gate area of Old City Jerusalem. PRC said, in a statement, that the assault occurred when its staff were trying to drive an ambulance into the Lions Gate […]

10 May
11:02

UN Report: Israeli Forces Demolished 41 Palestinian Homes in Past Two Weeks

According to a new report issued Friday by the United Nations Office for the Coordination of Humanitarian Affairs, up to 150 Palestinians have been rendered homeless by Israeli home demolitions in the past two weeks alone. The report only counts the demolitions carried out in Jerusalem and the West Bank, […]

10 May
1:47

Army Injures Six Palestinians, Including One Who Suffered Eye Injury, In Jerusalem

The Palestinian Red Crescent Society (PRCS) has reported that Israeli soldiers shot, on Thursday evening, six young Palestinian men with rubber-coated steel bullets and concussion grenades, including one who suffered an eye injury. The PRCS stated that its medics provided treatment to six Palestinians, including four who were rushed to […]

09 May
1:08

Israeli Army Abducts Nine Palestinians In West Bank

Israeli soldiers abducted, late on Wednesday evening until dawn hours Thursday, at least nine Palestinians from several parts of the occupied West Bank, the Palestinian Prisoners’ Society (PPS) has confirmed. The PPS said the soldiers abducted four Palestinians, identified as Aseed Shehada, 25, As’ad Safadi, 27, Firas Shehada, 22, and […]

09 May
3:08

Israeli Soldiers Attack Worshipers Leaving Al-Aqsa Mosque In Jerusalem, Abduct Three

Israeli soldiers attacked, on Wednesday evening, Palestinian Muslim worshipers in the al-Asbat and Bab al-‘Amoud areas, in occupied East Jerusalem, while leaving the Al-Aqsa Mosque, and abducted three of them. Eyewitnesses said the soldiers, and police officers, assaulted many worshipers in Bab al-Asbat and Bab al-‘Amoud, just as they were […]

08 May
1:51

Israeli Soldiers Abduct Ten Palestinians In The West Bank

Israeli soldiers abducted, on Wednesday at dawn, ten Palestinians, including a young woman and two children, from their homes in several parts of the occupied West Bank, the Palestinian Prisoners’ Society (PPS) has reported. The PPS said the soldiers abducted Fatima Yahia Suleiman, 19, from her home in Beit Safafa […]

08 May
6:34

51 Facilities Demolished in Jerusalem Last Month

The Israeli occupation demolished 51 residential and commercial buildings in the occupied city of Jerusalem, during April, Al Ray reports. In a monthly report monitoring Israeli violations in the city, Wadi Hilwah Information Center said that the Israeli municipality had increased the demolitions process during the past month in Jerusalem, […]

08 May
3:11

Israeli Soldiers Close Wadi Hilweh Street In Silwan

Just as the Palestinians in Silwan were preparing for Iftar following a day of fasting in the holy Muslim month of Ramadan, Israeli soldiers closed Wadi Hilweh Street, in Silwan town, south of the Al-Aqsa Mosque in occupied Jerusalem. The Wadi Hilweh Information Center in Silwan (Silwanic) has reported that […]

07 May
1:46

PPS: “Israeli Soldiers Abduct Ten Palestinians, Including A Young Woman, In The West Bank”

The Palestinian Prisoners’ Society (PPS) has reported that Israeli soldiers abducted, on Tuesday at dawn, 10 Palestinians, including a young woman, in several parts of the occupied West Bank, including Jerusalem. The PPS said the soldiers abducted Fatima Yahia Suleiman, 19, from Beit Safafa, south of occupied East Jerusalem, after […]

06 May
3:13

Army Abducts Eleven Palestinians In West Bank

The Palestinian Prisoners’ Society (PPS) has reported that Israeli soldiers abducted, overnight and on Monday at dawn, eleven Palestinians during invasions and violent searches of homes, in several parts of the occupied West Bank. The PPS office in Tulkarem, in northern West Bank, said the soldiers abducted five Palestinians, identified […]

05 May
2:02

Updated: Israeli Army Abducts 16 Palestinians In The West Bank

Israeli soldiers abducted, on Sunday at dawn, at least sixteen Palestinians, including two siblings and a physician, and summoned others for interrogation, during violent invasions and searches of homes in several parts of the occupied West Bank. The soldiers invaded Hizma town, east of occupied East Jerusalem, and abducted six […]

05 May
8:01

PLO Official “Deal of the Century, More About Dictations and Not a Peace Agreement”

Dr. Saeb Erekat, Secretary General of the Executive Committee of the Palestine Liberation Organization’s (PLO), pronounced Friday that the so-called U.S. “Deal of the Century” is “more about dictations and not a peace agreement that maybe reached through negotiations.” In Ramallah City, central occupied West Bank, a delegation of 50 […]

05 May
6:22

3,000 Palestinians Forced from Jerusalem Homes within 15 Years

Israeli human rights organization B’Tselem recently revealed that Israeli authorities have forced around 3,000 Palestinians from their homes, in occupied East Jerusalem, between 2004 and 2019.   B’Tselem published a report stating: “The Jerusalem Municipality demolished 830 residential units, and 120 more were demolished by their owners on the municipality’s […]

04 May
2:09

Illegal Israeli Colonists Destroy Gate Of A Mosque In Jerusalem’s Old City

A group of fanatic illegal Israeli colonialist settlers attacked, Saturday, Sheikh Makki Mosque in al-Qadisiyah Street in Jerusalem’s Old City, and destroyed its gate. The colonists broke the lock, and sabotaged its gate, for the third time in just a few months, the Palestinian Waqf and Islamic Endowment Ministry has […]

02 May
11:28

Israeli Soldiers Abduct Two Palestinians, Injure Several Others, In Jenin

Dozens of Israeli soldiers abducted, on Thursday at dawn, two Palestinians and injured many others, after the army invaded several areas in Jenin governorate in northern West Bank. The soldiers also abducted one child in Jerusalem. Media sources said the soldiers abducted Ibrahim Mustafa al-Qoneiri, from his home in Jenin […]

30 Apr
4:16

Demolitions Set for Two Public Buildings in Shu’fat Refugee Camp

The Israeli municipality of West Jerusalem has issued two demolition orders against two buildings in Shu’fat refugee camp, in occupied East Jerusalem, under the pretext of construction without permit, according to local WAFA sources. Sources said that Israeli police and border guards accompanied municipality staff who presented the camp’s popular […]

30 Apr
11:25

Injuries Reported as Israeli Forces Demolish Home in Silwan

For the second straight day, Israeli forces invaded Silwan neighborhood, in East Jerusalem, to carry out demolitions of Palestinian homes, and beat back residents who tried to stop them. The Israeli forces reportedly used tear gas, stun grenades, pushing and beating against the residents, causing injuries. At least seven youth […]

29 Apr
2:07

PPS: “Israeli Soldiers Abduct 21 Palestinians In West Bank”

Israeli soldiers abducted, on Monday at dawn, twenty-one Palestinians from their homes, in several parts of the occupied West Bank, including occupied East Jerusalem. One of the abducted Palestinians is the head of the Jerusalem office of the Palestinian Prisoners’ Society and the secretary of Fateh movement in the city. […]

29 Apr
1:17

Israeli Soldiers Demolish A Garage, Deliver A Demolition Order, in Jerusalem

Israeli soldiers demolished, on Monday morning, a garage in Silwan town, south of the Al-Aqsa mosque, in occupied Jerusalem, and handed an order for the demolition of one home, the Wadi Hilweh Information Center in Silwan (Silwanic) has reported. The soldiers invaded the ath-Thoury neighborhood in Silwan, and demolished a […]

29 Apr
8:22

Army Abducts Nine Palestinians In Jerusalem

Israeli soldiers abducted, overnight until morning hours Monday, nine Palestinians, in occupied East Jerusalem,  including the secretary of Fateh movement and the head of the Jerusalem office of the Palestinian Prisoners’ Society (PPS). The PPS said the soldiers invaded and searched many homes in the Old City, and abducted Fateh […]

26 Apr
3:34

Colonial Settlers Storm Archaeological Site near Jerusalem

Over 250 settlers, on Thursday, stormed an archaeological site in Al-Jib village, one of the oldest Palestinian villages, located northwest of Jerusalem and currently falling in both areas B and C of the occupied West Bank. According to local sources, the settlers, protected by Israeli soldiers, stormed the area and […]

25 Apr
10:11

Army Abducts Three Palestinians In West Bank

Israeli soldiers abducted, Thursday, three Palestinians from several parts of the occupied West Bank, including one near the Al-Aqsa Mosque in occupied East Jerusalem, the Palestinian Prisoners’ Society (PPS) has reported. The PPS said dozens of soldiers invaded at dawn Birzeit city, north of Ramallah, searched homes and abducted Anas […]

23 Apr
11:26

Israeli Soldiers Abduct Two Palestinians In Jerusalem

Israeli soldiers abducted, Tuesday, two Palestinians, including the head of the Al-Aqsa Mosque’s Islamic Museum, in occupied East Jerusalem. Media sources said the soldiers abducted Arafat Amro, the head of the Islamic Museum for Archelogy in Al-Aqsa Mosque, as he was leaving the holy site through Bab an-Nather and took […]

23 Apr
11:01

Ethnic Cleansing of Palestinians Supported by American Administration

The National Bureau for Defending Land and Resisting Settlements said, in its latest weekly report , that the Israeli government continues with ethnic cleansing and Judaization policies in occupied Jerusalem, so violating the International Law, International Humanitarian Law and the International Legitimacy’s resolutions. It was revealed that the Israeli Central […]

22 Apr
10:20

PCHR: “Silence or Deportation…Israel’s Message to Human Rights Defenders”

The Palestinian Center For Human Rights (PCHR): In a new and unprecedented move, an Israeli Court on April 16, 2019 has decided to uphold the revocation of the work permit of Human Rights Watch (HRW) Israel and Palestine Director, Omar Shakir, ordering him to leave the country within 14 days […]

22 Apr
8:44

PPS: “Israeli Soldiers Abduct Eleven Palestinians In The West Bank”

The Palestinian Prisoners’ Society (PPS) has reported that Israeli soldiers abducted, Monday, at least eleven Palestinians, including three children, from their homes in several parts of the occupied West Bank. The PPS office in Bethlehem, south of occupied Jerusalem, said the soldiers stormed and ransacked several homes, and abducted four […]

22 Apr
9:05

Israeli Settlers Storm Al-Aqsa for Passover (VIDEO)

Over one hundred Israeli settlers stormed Al-Aqsa Mosque compound on Sunday, under the protection of heavily armed Israeli soldiers and police, for the Jewish holiday of Passover, also known as “Pesach”. Head of the public relations office at the Islamic Endowment Department, Firas al-Dibs, confirmed that some 167 Israeli settlers […]

Christians in Gaza celebrate Easter (image from Ma'an)
21 Apr
8:41

Israel Denies All Gaza Christians Travel Permits to Jerusalem for Easter

For the first time, Israeli authorities decided this year to deny all travel permits to Palestinian Christians from Gaza to celebrate Easter as they do each year, by processing from Bethlehem to Jerusalem to follow the path of Jesus in the Resurrection. The number of permits issued by the occupying […]

21 Apr
4:22

Israeli Police Close Beit Safafa Sports Arena

Israeli occupation police, on Friday, closed the sports arena of Beit Safafa, in Jerusalem, and banned Palestinians from organizing a soccer tournament. Local sources said that police forces stormed the arena and put up a notice ordering the closure of the playing field and the prohibition of local residents from […]

20 Apr
3:06

Israeli Soldiers Detain Groom, His Uncle, During Wedding Dinner In Jerusalem

Israeli soldiers and police officers invaded, Friday, a wedding dinner party in the al-‘Isawiya village, in occupied Jerusalem, and detained the groom and his uncle. A video published by Wadi Hilweh Information Center in Silwan (Silwanic) on its Facebook page showed many officers invading the area and detaining the groom […]

18 Apr
11:58

PPS: “Israeli Soldiers Abduct Nineteen Palestinians In West Bank”

The Palestinian Prisoners’ Society (PPS) has reported that Israeli soldiers abducted overnight and on Thursday at dawn, nineteen Palestinians, including one woman and two children, in several parts of the occupied West Bank. The PPS stated that the soldiers invaded and ransacked dozens of homes across the West Bank, including […]

18 Apr
7:44

Army Demolishes Three Agricultural Rooms Near Bethlehem

Dozens of Israeli soldiers invaded, Wednesday, Shoshahla area in the al-Khader town, south of the West Bank city of Bethlehem, and demolished three agricultural rooms. Hasan Breijiyya, the head of the Colonization and Wall Resistance Commission in Bethlehem, said the soldiers, accompanied by an armored D9 military bulldozer, invaded the […]

18 Apr
7:12

Israeli Soldiers Demolish A Palestinian Home In Jerusalem

Israeli soldiers demolished, Wednesday, a Palestinian home in Beit Hanina neighborhood, north of occupied East Jerusalem, allegedly for being built without a permit from the City Council, the Wadi Hilweh Information Center in Silwan (Silwanic) has reported. Several days ago, the soldiers and employees of the City Council, invaded the […]

17 Apr
3:10

Israel Begins Demolition of 500 East Jerusalem Homes (VIDEO)

Israeli bulldozers, on Wednesday morning, demolished a Palestinian house and a number of storehouses in the East Jerusalem neighborhood of Silwan. WAFA correspondence said that dozens of Israeli police cordoned off the Wadi Yasul area, in Silwan, and deployed in the alleyways, as the municipality bulldozers proceeded to demolish the […]

17 Apr
1:29

Army Abducts 22 Palestinians In West Bank

Israeli soldiers abducted, on Wednesday at dawn, 21 Palestinians in several parts of the occupied West Bank, and storming and ransacking their homes, the Palestinian Prisoners’ Society (PPS) has confirmed. The PPS office in Bethlehem said the soldiers abducted eight Palestinians, identified as Qussai Ali Issa, Mohammad Ali Issa, Mahmoud […]

16 Apr
3:42

PPS: “Israeli Soldiers Abduct Twelve Palestinians In West Bank”

Israeli soldiers abducted, on Tuesday at dawn, twelve Palestinians, including children, from their homes in several parts of the occupied West Bank, including Jerusalem. The PPS office in Jerusalem said the soldiers searched many homes, and abducted five Palestinians, identified as Mohammad Ma’moun Mheisin, 15, Mohannad Ma’moun Abu ‘Assab, 15, […]

15 Apr
2:22

PPS: “Hundreds Of Detainees Join Hunger Strike”

The Palestinian Prisoners’ Society (PPS) has reported, Monday, that the Israeli Prison Authority is still rejecting the legitimate demands of the Palestinian detainees, as nearly 400 detainees are ongoing with the hunger strike, and dozens more are expected to join soon. The PPS stated that the detainees negotiated with the […]

14 Apr
11:56

Jerusalem Family Forced to Demolish Home to Avoid Fines (VIDEO)

Two Palestinian brothers, Fadi and Shadi Ajlouni, were forced to demolish their own family’s home, in the Old City of Jerusalem, central occupied West Bank, in order to avoid incurring a heavy demolition fee from the Israeli municipality, who ordered that the home be destroyed under the pretext that it […]

14 Apr
12:40

Israeli Soldiers Abduct Fifteen Palestinians In West Bank

Israeli soldiers abducted, on Sunday at dawn, at least fifteen Palestinians, including the governor of occupied East Jerusalem, after storming their homes and ransacking them, in several parts of the West Bank. The Palestinian Prisoners’ Society (PPS) has reported that the soldiers abducted Jerusalem governor, Adnan Gheith, who was previously […]

13 Apr
7:21

Israeli Agriculture Minister Storm Al-Aqsa Mosque Compound with Settlers

Extremist Israeli minister of agriculture and rural development, Uri Ariel, together with a group of  settlers, has stormed Al-Aqsa Mosque compound, in the occupied Old City district of East Jerusalem, amid an escalation of violence by Israeli forces and settlers against Palestinian people. Firas al-Dibs, spokesperson of the Islamic Waqf […]

11 Apr
1:04

Israeli Soldiers Abduct Fourteen Palestinians In West Bank

Israeli soldiers abducted, Thursday, at least fourteen Palestinians from several parts of the occupied West Bank, and continued the closure imposed on Azzoun town, near Qalqilia, for the fourteenth day, the Palestinian Prisoner Society (PPS) has reported. The PPS said the soldiers invaded and searched many homes in Ramallah governorate, […]

10 Apr
1:32

Israel Issues Demolition Orders Against Several Homes In Jerusalem

The Israeli “City Council” in occupied East Jerusalem issued, Wednesday, demolition orders targeting several homes in the al-‘Isawiya town, in the heart of the city. Raed Abu Mayyala, a member of the Follow-Up Committee in al-‘Isawiya, said dozens of soldiers, accompanied by members of the City Council, invaded the town, […]

10 Apr
12:29

Israeli Soldiers Abduct Fifteen Palestinians In West Bank

Israeli soldiers abducted, earlier Wednesday, fifteen Palestinians in the West Bank, including ten children from occupied Jerusalem. Illegal colonists write racist graffiti near Ramallah. The Palestinian Prisoners’ Society (PPS) said the soldiers abducted ten children in Silwan town, including two who were taken prisoner while heading to their school when […]

10 Apr
10:01

Army Abducts Seven Children, Close Bab Al-‘Amoud, In Jerusalem

Israeli soldiers abducted, on Wednesday at dawn, seven Palestinian children from their homes in Silwan and Jabal al-Mokabber, and closed Bab al-‘Amoud area, in occupied East Jerusalem. The Wadi Hilweh Information Center in Silwan (Silwanic) said dozens of soldiers invaded Silwan and Jabal al-Mokabber, after surrounding and isolating them, and […]

10 Apr
7:48

Remembering the Massacre at Deir Yassin

On this day, 71 years ago, some 120 members of underground Jewish paramilitary groups invaded the Palestinian Arab village of Deir Yassin, killing between 100 and 250 people including men, women, children and the elderly. With reports of mutilations, rapes and survivors being paraded through Jewish neighbourhoods before being summarily […]

10 Apr
4:50

Part Of One Of Biggest Colonialist Projects; Israel Issues Orders Illegally Confiscating 401 Dunams Of Lands Near Hebron

The Israeli occupation authorities and the military have issued orders illegally confiscating 401 Dunams (99.0893 Acres) of Palestinian lands, to pave a new segregated colonialist road which will also lead to the confiscation of an additional 1273 Dunams (314.5 Acres), as part of a large colonialist project in the southern […]

10 Apr
1:43

PCHR: “Hardest Choice for Detainees in the Israeli Prisons: “Hunger Strike Started”

On Monday, 08 April 2019, the Palestinian Prisoners’ Movement in the Israeli Prisons declared the start of a hunger strike after the negotiations failed and the Israeli Prison Service (IPS) refused the detainees’ legitimate demands, which constitute the most basic legal rights guaranteed under international laws and standards. According to […]

08 Apr
1:06

Soldiers Assault Two Palestinians, Abduct Three, In Jerusalem

Israeli soldiers assaulted, Monday, two Palestinians, and abducted three others, in the al-Wad Street, in the Old City of occupied Jerusalem. Media sources said the soldiers assaulted and injured two young men, and abducted three others, identified as Abboud Abu Sbeih, Ibrahim Zeitawi and Yasser Najeeb. They added that the […]