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[…]
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[…]
Israeli forces shot and injured eight Palestinians with live bullets in Qutna village northwest of Jerusalem, during clashes that broke out after the funeral of two Palestinians who were shot and killed earlier this month by Israeli forces, medics said. Medics said Israeli forces shot and injured eight Palestinians with live[…]
Israeli forces have shot more than 1,300 Palestinians with live and rubber-coated bullets since the beginning of this month, the Palestinian Authority Ministry of Health said Sunday. At least 75 Palestinians were shot with live rounds on Sunday alone, the ministry said in a statement. Of those, 53 Palestinians were shot[…]
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.[…]
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[…]
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[…]
Hundreds of employees with the UN body assisting Palestinian refugees have protested in the Gaza Strip over what they describe as the agency’s slashing of the vital services it provides to Palestinians, especially schooling. The UN Relief and Works Agency (UNRWA) had warned that schooling for half a million Palestinian[…]
At least four Palestinians were killed on Thursday and over 30 injured when an unexploded ordnance from last summer’s Israeli military offensive went off while clearing rubble from a destroyed house in the southern Gaza Strip, medics said. Palestinian medical sources at the Abu Yousif al-Najjar hospital in Rafah said four[…]
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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