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2 Palestinians shot in West Bank

Israeli forces shot and injured two Palestinians after they allegedly carried out separate stabbing attempts in the occupied West Bank, Israeli sources said. One of the Palestinians was shot after he allegedly attempted to stab an Israeli police officer at the Container checkpoint east of Jerusalem near Abu Dis. Israeli[…]

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Israel harvesting Palestinian bodies: Mansour

The Palestinian Authority’s UN representative has claimed Israel is harvesting the organs of dead Palestinians, leading Israel’s envoy to accuse the PA of spreading a blood libel. In a letter to the UN secretary general, ambassador Riyad Mansour protested Israel’s “persistent aggression against the Palestinian people” over the past month[…]

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Israeli troops clash with Palestinians at al-Aqsa

Clashes have erupted for a second day in a row at Al-Aqsa, after Israeli security forces stormed the mosque and fought with Palestinian worshippers. Witnesses on the ground in occupied Jerusalem told Al Jazeera that the Israeli police entered the mosque shortly before 7am local time (0400 GMT) on Monday.[…]

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Israel’s new live fire law ‘dehumanizes a whole nation’: PLO

The PLO secretary-general said Saturday that new Israeli regulations authorizing forces to use live ammunition in occupied East Jerusalem served to “dehumanize” Palestinians. Israel’s security cabinet on Thursday broadened the rules whereby stone-throwers can be targeted with live fire, allowing Israeli forces to open fire when they determine that the life[…]

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‘Unmask the occupation’: MJC

As clashes escalated in the Al Aqsa compound in East Jerusalem for its third day, the Muslim Judicial Council (MJC) called an urgent press conference to express their protest against the “Zionist attack”. MJC president Maulana Igsaan Hendricks told journalists that the main concern within the ulema is that the[…]

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Arab League to discuss draft UN resolution on settler violence

An Arab League follow-up committee on Wednesday recommended further talks to discuss putting forward a draft resolution at the United Nations Security Council to protect Palestinians from settler violence, officials said. The Arab PeaceInitiativemeeting in Cairo –chaired by Egyptian Foreign Minister Samih Shukri –called onUN Secretary General Ban Ki-moon to create[…]

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