East Jerusalem

IDF sets up checkpoints in East Jerusalem

Several Palestinians were detained and checkpoints were set up at the entrances to Palestinian neighborhoods on Wednesday as Israeli officials launched punitive measures across occupied East Jerusalem following a string of attacks. Israeli forces raided the al-Issawiya and Jabal al-Mukabbir neighborhoods early Wednesday and detained 12 Palestinian students from the[…]

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Israeli forces destroy home of Palestinian

Israeli security forces have destroyed the East Jerusalem home of a Palestinian who carried out a suicide car attack in October that left two people dead, the military said, as pitched street battles raged in the aftermath of an attack on a synagogue in West Jerusalem that killed five Israelis.[…]

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Al Aqsa and the war against Palestinians

OPINION by Ramzy Baroud Israeli decision to shut down Al-Aqsa Mosque on Oct. 30 is not just a gross violation of the religious rights of Palestinian Muslims. In fact, the rights of Palestinian Muslims and Christians have been routinely violated under the Israeli occupation for decades, especially in Jerusalem, and[…]

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Police escalating E.Jerusalem riots

Israeli police and their militaristic reaction to protests by Palestinian citizens in various Arab neighbourhoods may be the reason behind the quick escalation of violence during peaceful demonstrations, according to a representative of the Ecumenical Accompaniment Programme in Palestine and Israel, an NGO based in Jerusalem. The representative, who wished[…]

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