Prosecutors in Israel have asked for the heaviest possible sentence for a Jewish settler convicted of killing a Palestinian couple and their baby in an arson attack that also left their four-year-old son scarred for life, the Times of Israel has reported. Lod District Court has been asked to sentence[…]
Israeli forces shot dead a Palestinian with mental disabilities in East Jerusalem on Saturday, according to Israeli media, Anadolu reports. Border police officers opened fire on a man in Jerusalem’s Old City after they suspected he had a gun, The Times of Israel newspaper reported. In a statement, police said[…]
A Palestinian teenager has been shot dead in the occupied West Bank as Israeli forces fired tear gas and rubber bullets to disperse crowds in the town of Beita near the city of Nablus. The teenager, identified as 15-year-old Mohammed Hamayel, “died as a result of being shot in the[…]
The number of Palestinians killed by Israeli fire over the past 24 hours has risen to at least four, with dozens of others wounded amid heightened tensions in separate areas of the occupied West Bank. Israeli forces on Thursday shot and killed two Palestinians during a demonstration in Jenin against[…]
A 17-year-old boy identified as Mohammad Salman al-Haddad was shot in the heart and immediately killed today during clashes between Palestinian youths and Israeli soldiers in the southern West Bank city of Hebron, according to the Palestinian Ministry of Health. Witnesses said clashes broke out in Bab al-Zawiyeh, where the[…]
Palestinian children from Jerusalem arrested by Israeli occupation forces are subjected to “a deliberate policy to de-educate”, reported prisoners’ rights group Addameer. According to Addameer, over 800 Palestinian children from Jerusalem were arrested in 2018 and the year ended with at least 41 detained children from occupied East Jerusalem. Although,[…]
President Mahmoud Abbas affirmed that Palestinian national rights are not traded for money. During a press conference with his Chilean counterpart Sebastian Piñera at the presidential headquarters in Ramallah, Abbas stated: “The Palestinian national rights are not real estate that are traded for money.” Abbas slammed during the press conference[…]
Palestine solidarity activists plan to protest outside the Johannesburg City Council on Friday to call for the renaming of Sandton Drive after Palestinian resistance icon Leila Khaled. In 2018 the Johannesburg City Council adopted a motion to rename Sandton Drive after Khaled, dubbed “the poster girl of the Palestinian struggle”.[…]
The World Bank said, on Wednesday, that Palestinian economy is now facing a “severe fiscal shock” due to the tax revenues issue with Israel, calling for a speedy resolution. The published report, prepared by the World Bank, is due to be presented to the Ad Hoc Liaison Committee (AHLC) at[…]
Israeli authorities banned Palestinian mosque employees from playing the Muslim call to prayer through the speakers of the Ibrahimi Mosque in the southern occupied West Bank city of Hebron 44 times in February, on Monday. The Islamic Endowment Department in Hebron said that the restrictions are attempts by the Israeli[…]
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