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Israeli Police Abducts Palestinian Minister Of Jerusalem Affairs

(Please See Update: After his release on the same day: Jerusalem Minister: “I Was Forced To Wear A Dirty Mask, With Signs Of Dried Blood On It” The Israeli police forces in the internationally recognized occupied East Jerusalem, abducted early on Friday dawn the Palestinian Authority’s minister of Jerusalem Affairs, […]

April 3, 2020 1:38 PM Rami Almeghari Israeli attacks, Jerusalem, News Report 0

WAFA: “10 Detainees At Ofer Embark On Hunger Strike”

RAMALLAH, Thursday, April 2, 2020 (WAFA) – Ten Palestinian political prisoners at Ofer detention camp, southwest of Ramallah, embarked today on an open-ended hunger strike in protest against the ongoing solitary confinement of two fellow prisoners, as well as against Israel’s failure to provide the conditions to prevent a high […]

April 3, 2020 9:44 AM The Palestinian News & Info Agency Gaza Strip, Human rights, Jerusalem, News Report, Palestine, Prisoners, West Bank 0

UN Official Calls for Assisting the Palestinian Government in Fight against Coronavirus

United Nations’ Special Coordinator for Middle East Peace, Nickolay Mladenov, called on Thursday for helping the Palestinian Authority fight against the coronavirus (COVID-19). In a new statement, reported by local media outlets, Mladenov urged key international donor countries to promptly aid the Palestinian Authority, voicing concerns amidst the rapid spread […]

April 2, 2020 7:12 PM Rami Almeghari News Report 0

Israel Puts Forth a Condition for Aiding Gaza Over Coronavirus

Palestinian media reports, citing Israeli sources, reported on Thursday that the Israeli government put forth a condition for shipping medical aid to the besieged Gaza Strip, for fighting the Coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic. Sources said that Israeli Defense Minister, Naftali Bennett, was quoted during a press briefing in Tel-Aviv, as saying […]

April 2, 2020 6:54 PM Rami Almeghari Diplomacy, Gaza Siege, Gaza Strip, Human rights, Israel, Israeli Politics, News Report, Palestine, Peace process, Prisoners, West Bank 0
Israeli troops invading (file photo from Paltoday)

Israeli Troops Abduct 3 Palestinians, Seize 100 Sheep

Israeli forces, overnight Wednesday, invaded Palestinian homes and abducted three residents in East Jerusalem, southern occupied West Bank, local sources reported. Sources told media outlets that Israeli troops stormed the Silwan neighborhood on Thursday at dawn, broke into several homes and abducted two Palestinian civilians, identified as Bahaa Abu Tayeh […]

April 2, 2020 6:06 PM Rami Almeghari Arab World, Holy sites, Human rights, Jerusalem, News Report, Palestine, West Bank 0

Archbishop Hanna Calls For Releasing All Detainees As Coronavirus Detected In Prison

Archbishop of Sebastia from the Greek Orthodox Patriarchate of occupied Jerusalem, Attallah Hanna, issued a statement calling on Israel to release the Palestinian political prisoners in its jails, especially after a recently released detainee was found to be infected with the Coronavirus. The Archbishop said that Israel must release all […]

April 2, 2020 12:29 PM IMEMC News Human rights, International, News Report, Palestine, Prisoners 0

Israeli Army Demolishes 3 Palestinian Homes under Construction near Jenin

The Israeli army demolished, on Wednesday morning, three under construction buildings in the northern West Bank village of Rummaneh, west of the city of Jenin, reported WAFA correspondent. The source said that a large Israeli force invaded the village and proceeded to destroy the three buildings that were being built […]

April 2, 2020 7:38 AM Ali Salam Human rights, Israeli Settlement, Jenin, News Report, Palestine, The Wall, West Bank 0

PPS Calls for Immediate Release of over 1,000 Palestinian Prisoners

The Palestinian Prisoners’ Society (PPS), on Tuesday, released a statement regarding fears for the fate of 5,000 Palestinian prisoners in Israeli occupation jails, after the declaration of jailers and investigators being infected with the coronavirus, COVID-19. The Prisoners’s Society added that they have experienced great difficulty in obtaining prisoner health […]

April 2, 2020 7:03 AM Ali Salam Human Interest, Human rights, Israel, Israeli Politics, News Report, Prisoners 0

Several Agricultural Roads Closed by Israeli Forces near Tulkarem

Palestinian farmers said on Tuesday, that Israeli forces stormed the greenhouses they were working in, and forced them to leave, while a bulldozer started to close nearby agricultural roads with dirt mounds. The roads, utilized by local Palestinian farmers, were connecting the Palestinian villages of Kafa and Shufa with a […]

April 2, 2020 3:29 AM Ali Salam Human rights, Israeli Settlement, News Report, Palestine, Tulkarem, West Bank 0

Young Palestinian Man Dies of Wounds Inflicted by Israeli Forces Last Month

Palestinian medical sources in the West Bank city of Nablus, pronounced dead, a young Palestinian man, after he had sustained wounds caused by Israeli troops, last month. The sources identified the young man as Islam Dwaikat, 22, and said he was wounded by Israeli troops that opened fire at Palestinian […]

April 1, 2020 10:32 PM Rami Almeghari Human rights, Israeli attacks, Israeli Settlement, Nablus, News Report, Non-violent action, Palestine, West Bank 0

Palestinian Prisoner Contracts Coronavirus in Israeli Jail

The Ramallah-based Palestinian Committee for Prisoners and Ex-Prisoners confirmed on Wednesday, that a newly released Palestinian prisoner tested positive for the coronavirus. The announcement came after the prisoner, Noureddin Sarsour, a resident of Betunia town, west of Ramallah city, who was incarcerated for 2 weeks at Ofer Israeli prison, upon […]

April 1, 2020 7:18 PM Rami Almeghari Human rights, Israel, News Report, Palestine, Prisoners, West Bank 0

Israeli Troops Seize a Palestinian-owned Caravan in Jordan Valley

Israeli troops reportedly seized on Wednesday, a Palestinian-owned caravan, located in the Israel-occupied area of Al-Aghwar, in the eastern occupied West Bank. Witnesses told media outlets, earlier today, that the confiscated caravan is owned by a local Palestinian resident in the Jordan Valley. Local legal activist, Aref Daraghma, told local […]

April 1, 2020 6:06 PM Rami Almeghari Human rights, Israeli attacks, Israeli Politics, Israeli Settlement, Jordan Valley, News Report, Palestine, West Bank 0

Israeli Army Tanks Invade Parts of Gaza, Raze Palestinian Farmlands

Armored vehicles of the Israeli army invaded early on Wednesday, the northern besieged Gaza Strip town of Beit Hanoun, according to local sources. Sources and witnesses said that a number of armored vehicles including combat tanks, rolled about tens of meters, deep into farm lands, owned by local Palestinian farmers […]

April 1, 2020 5:39 PM Rami Almeghari Beit Hanoun, Gaza Siege, Gaza Strip, Human rights, Israeli attacks, Khan Younis, News Report, Refugees/Immigration 0

Israeli Forces Demolish Palestinian Home, Deliver Stop Work Order for Livestock Barn

Israeli forces demolished on Tuesday, a Palestinian-owned house still under construction in the village of Jbara, south of Tulkarem, according to the head of Jbara village council, Ihsan Tahsin. Tahsin told Palestinian WAFA News Agency that a large army force broke into the village, in the northern occupied West Bank, […]

April 1, 2020 6:52 AM Ali Salam Hebron, Human rights, Israeli attacks, Israeli Politics, News Report, Palestine, Tulkarem, West Bank 0

Euro-Med Monitor: Israeli Forces’ Incursions and Soldiers’ Behavior Jeopardize Measures to Prevent Outbreak of COVID-19

The Euro-Med Monitor followed with a great concern reports of suspicious behaviors of Israeli soldiers and settlers, during the storming of Palestinian houses, as some of them spat at parked cars, ATMs and shop locks, which raises fears of deliberate attempts to spread the virus and cause panic in the […]

April 1, 2020 6:22 AM IMEMC & Agencies Human Interest, Human rights, Israeli attacks, Israeli Settlement, News Report, Opinion/Analysis, Palestine, Prisoners, West Bank 0