Israeli forces, right-wingers storm Aqsa mosque compound

Israeli forces broke into Al-Aqsa mosque compound Sunday morning firing stun grenades and rubber-coated steel bullets at Muslim worshipers as they cleared way for right-wing Jews who were visiting the compound to mark a Jewish fast day, witnesses said. Dozens of Palestinian worshipers were reportedly hit with rubber-coated bullets and suffered[…]

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Israeli forces wound 8 at funeral

Israeli forces injured eight Palestinians in the occupied West Bank town of Beit Ummar Thursday as clashes erupted after the funeral of Falah Abu Maria, who was shot dead in his home at dawn during an Israeli arrest raid, witnesses said. Spokesman for a popular committee in the Hebron-area town, Mohammad[…]

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Jerusalem’s Old City prepares for Laylatul Qadr

Preparations are underway in the Old City of Jerusalem for the holy night of Laylat al-Qader on Monday, the Islamic Endowment that oversees Al-Aqsa mosque compound said Sunday. Laylat al-Qader, meaning the Night of Destiny, takes place toward the end of the holy month of Ramadan, and according to Muslim belief[…]

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250,000 pray at al-Aqsa

Dozens of thousands of Palestinians performed Friday prayers in the al-Aqsa mosque despite Israeli restrictions on entering Jerusalem City. Thousands of Palestinians headed to al-Aqsa from Jerusalem, the West Bank and the Gaza Strip to pray. Women less than 30 years of age and men under 50 were prevented from[…]

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Palestinians to rally on Nakba Day

Palestinians in the West Bank and Gaza Strip plan to mark “Nakba Day” on Friday with a series of protests and marches following noon prayers at mosques. The Israel Police said it was ready to counter any violence after Friday prayers at mosques in Israel and the territories. The Palestinian Authority[…]

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7 Palestinians injured during clashes near Ramallah

Seven Palestinians were injured with rubber-coated steel bullets during clashes with Israeli soldiers following a march by prisoners’ rights groups near Ofer jail in Beitunia on Thursday. Dozens of Palestinians took part in the march that set off from central Beitunia toward Ofer jail. Israeli forces fired tear-gas canisters at[…]

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