May 15, 1948, is a date inked in infamy for generations of Palestinians who know it as the Nakba, or “the catastrophe”, after the declaration of the state of Israel in Palestine. On Friday, Palestinians mark the Nakba’s 72nd anniversary since the Yishuv, the pre-state Jewish community in Palestine, transformed[…]
Two weeks after the US announced that it did not consider illegal Israeli settlements in occupied Palestinian territories to be in breach of international law, Israel announced a plan to double the Jewish population of Hebron. The plan announced by Israel’s newly appointed Defense Minister Naftali Bennett on Sunday will[…]
A senior Indian diplomat has come under fire after arguing that New Delhi ought to impose an ‘Israeli model’ to resettle Hindus into the disputed Kashmir territory, prompting cries of bigotry and demands for his resignation. The controversial suggestion was posed by India’s Consul General in New York, Sandeep Chakravorty,[…]
Israeli aircraft attacked several sites linked to the military wing of Gaza’s Hamas early on Wednesday in what it said was a response to rocket fire from the Palestinian enclave. The Israeli military said the targets of the multiple air raids in the southern Gaza Strip included a weapons manufacturing facility. At least two Hamas[…]
Hundreds of pictures showing people covering one eye have emerged on social media in solidarity with journalist Moath Amarneh who was hit by an Israeli rubber bullet despite wearing a ‘Press’ vest. Moath Amarneh was covering a Palestinian protest against the latest confiscation of land for the construction of Israeli[…]
WATCH ABOVE Israel’s army said early on Friday it had launched fresh raids on targets linked to Islamic Jihad in Gaza, after it fired a number of rockets into Israel, despite a ceasefire that came into effect on Thursday morning. “The IDF (Israeli Defence Force) is currently striking Islamic Jihad terror[…]
After Israeli forces targeted and killed a top Islamic Jihad commander in an air raid on his home in Gaza City, the Palestinian group announced the death of Bahaa Abu al-Ata on Tuesday. The killing of Abu al-Ata has since led to a significant escalation of military and sociopolitical tensions[…]
Israeli targeting of two Islamic Jihad leaders, resulting in rocket attacks from Gaza and a military escalation with the Palestinians, take place as the country is in political turmoil with only a caretaker government in Tel Aviv. Israeli Defense Forces (IDF) have called up reserves and tanks have been spotted[…]
Israeli forces have killed a top Islamic Jihad commander in an air raid on his home in Gaza City, threatening to unleash another devastating round of violence. The Palestinian group announced the death in a statement on Tuesday after Israel confirmed it had hit Bahaa Abu al-Ata, 42, in an attack.[…]
Israeli police have arrested the Palestinian governor of Jerusalem and a local official of the mainstream Fatah party in dawn raids on Monday in the disputed city, AFP reports, citing the men’s lawyer. Police arrested governor Adnan Ghaith and the Fatah general secretary for Jerusalem, Shadi Mutour, in raids on[…]
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