Two Palestinians have died in separate incidents after clashes with Israeli security forces in the occupied West Bank, according to the Palestinian health ministry. Oday Nawajaa, 17, died of his injuries on Saturday after being hit by Israeli live fire at al-Eizariya town east of Jerusalem, the ministry said. Palestinian[…]
Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas has announced that the Palestinian leadership will freeze all contact with Israel, as mass protests over new Israeli security measures at the al-Aqsa compound turned deadly. In a brief televised speech on Friday, Abbas said all official contact would be suspended until Israel removed metal detectors installed there last week.[…]
As tensions have continued to rise in occupied East Jerusalem after Israeli authorities implemented security measures at gates of Al-Aqsa Mosque compound, Palestinians across the occupied West Bank and besieged Gaza Strip participated in a “Day of Rage” on Wednesday to express their rejection to Israeli policies at the holy[…]
By Ramzy Baroud In early October 2016, Misbah Abu Sbeih left his wife and five children at home and then drove to an Israeli police station in occupied Palestinian East Jerusalem. The 39-year-old Jerusalemite was scheduled to hand himself over to serve a term of four months in jail for, allegedly,[…]
As tensions remained high in the occupied Palestinian territory, with Fatah leaders calling for a Day of Rage to protest Israeli restrictions at Al-Aqsa Mosque compound, Palestinians in occupied East Jerusalem continued to organize sit-ins and perform prayers in the streets outside the holy site’s gates for the third day[…]
Right-wing Israelis and settlers took to the Al-Aqsa Mosque compound on Tuesday, as hundreds more foreign tourists toured the site, amid ongoing security restrictions on Palestinians in occupied East Jerusalem for the Jewish holiday of Passover. Thousands of Israeli police were deployed across the city to provide protection for Israelis,[…]
OPINION by Shafiq Morton THE recent [18 October 2016] UNESCO resolution on Jerusalem and West Bank historical sites – voted into being by 24 states with six against and 26 abstaining – in no way undermines Jewish faith, as is being claimed by the Zionist government, and its international covey[…]
Masjidul Aqsa exclusively belongs to Muslims and there is no archaeological or historical connection to Judaism. This was the outcome of a ground-breaking vote for a UNESCO resolution on Thursday regarding the status of the contentious Al Aqsa mosque in east Jerusalem, which has been at the centre of a battle[…]
More than 200 Palestinians from the besieged Gaza Strip traveled to occupied East Jerusalem to attend Friday prayers at the Al-Aqsa Mosque, according to Palestinian liaison officials. The officials told Ma’an that 250 Palestinian worshipers, all above the age of 50, traveled to Jerusalem via the Erez crossing between the besieged[…]
The United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization (UNESCO) will reportedly vote on a draft concerning Israeli military violations in occupied East Jerusalem’s Al-Aqsa mosque compound, according to Israeli media. Ynet news reported that the joint Jordanian-Palestinian draft would be voted on during the 40th annual session meeting of UNESCO’s[…]
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