Israel detains 26 in West Bank arrests

Israeli forces detained 26 Palestinians throughout the West Bank overnight Wednesday amid an ongoing crackdown by Israeli authorities in the occupied Palestinian territory. An Israeli army spokesperson told Ma’an all 26 were detained for “illegal activity.” Of those detained, eight were from areas surrounding Nablus, four detained near Ramallah, five[…]

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‘All options are open’: Will Gaza join the uprising?

OPINION by Ezz Zanoun – National police commissioner Riah Phiyega will remain on suspension with full pay until the board of inquiry into her fitness to hold office has completed its work, the Presidency said on Wednesday. The Farlam Commission, headed by retired Judge Ian Farlam, investigating the deaths of[…]

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158 injured in West Bank, Gaza clashes

Over 400 Palestinians were injured on Tuesday during clashes in the occupied West Bank and Gaza Strip, the Red Crescent said, with at least 31 shot with live fire. In the West Bank, clashes continued for the 12th consecutive day as Israeli forces suppressed popular demonstrations in Hebron, Nablus, Bethlehem[…]

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Three Israelis killed as violence escalates

A spate of violent incidents in Jerusalem and Tel Aviv has led to new casualties, following weeks of protests sparked by tensions over the al-Aqsa Mosque compound. Violent clashes have increased in frequency since Israeli security forces began to crackdown on Palestinian worshippers at the al-Aqsa Mosque compound in occupied[…]

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Abbas does not want escalation with Israel

Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas said on Tuesday he did not want a spike in deadly violence in East Jerusalem and the Israeli-occupied West Bank to spiral into armed confrontation with Israel. Four Israelis have been killed since Thursday in a stabbing and a drive-by shooting blamed on Palestinian militants. Police[…]

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6 Palestinians injured in overnight clashes in Ramallah

Israeli forces shot and injured six Palestinians with live rounds and rubber-coated steel bullets during clashes in Bireh north of Ramallah overnight Monday, medics said. The clashes, which lasted up to 12 hours, also saw dozens of Palestinians suffer excessive tear gas inhalation. Palestinian protesters threw stones at Israeli forces[…]

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Netanyahu warns of punitive measures

Israel has announced that it will implement a series of punitive measures against Palestinians amid an escalation in clashes between Palestinians and Israeli security forces in the occupied West Bank, including East Jerusalem. Israel will expedite the demolition of homes belonging to Palestinians allegedly involved in armed attacks, as well[…]

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Palestinian killed and hundreds injured in West Bank

A teenager has been killed and more than 200 Palestinians injured as clashes with Israeli forces and settlers continued in the occupied West Bank. The violence followed Israel’s decision to bar Palestinians from accessing Jerusalem’s Old City unless they were residents, a move Hamas called “racist and illegal”. Israeli forces[…]

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18 Palestinians injured in West Bank clashes

At least 18 Palestinians were injured on Tuesday as Israeli forces suppressed demonstrations across the occupied West Bank in support of the Al-Aqsa Mosque. Twelve Palestinians were injured as Israeli forces suppressed a protest near Ramallah, with three demonstrators reportedly injured by live fire. Demonstrators had marched from the center[…]

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