When Issa Saafi rushed his ill mother to the Ramallah government hospital, one of the primary hospitals in the occupied West Bank city, he never anticipated that it would turn into one of his worst nightmares. Safiya Saafi, 70, had fallen ill with Covid-19-like symptoms at her home in Ramallah’s[…]
The Organisation of Islamic Cooperation (OIC) on Monday condemned Israel’s demolition of Palestinian dwellings throughout the West Bank which led to the displacement of dozens of families from their homes and lands, reports Anadolu Agency. “The action falls within the framework of the policies of ethnic cleansing, annexation and colonial[…]
A Palestinian motorist was shot dead by Israeli soldiers who claimed he fired a pistol at the Huwara military checkpoint at the entrance of Nablus, in the occupied West Bank. However, no Israeli casualties were reported, according to Israeli and Palestinian officials. A video circulating of the incident shows Israeli[…]
An Israeli court ruled to demolish a newly-constructed Palestinian school located in the centre of the West Bank. Anadolu Agency quoted anti-settlement activist Abdullah Abu Rahma stating that the Jerusalem District Court on Wednesday rejected the injunctive relief submitted in favour of the Ras El-Teen School in eastern Ramallah. Abu[…]
Israeli authorities have revealed a mega settlements plan, Arab48 reported yesterday, which will connect major illegal settlement blocs. The Arabic news site reported Israel’s Ynet News as saying that one of the settlement projects aimed to connect the settlement bloc of Benyamin in occupied Ramallah with the occupied city of[…]
The Palestinian Colonisation and Wall Resistance Commission have confirmed that Israeli forces demolished 313 homes in the occupied West Bank and East Jerusalem during the first half of this year. The commission disclosed in a report that 64 per cent of the demolitions took place in East Jerusalem, Nablus and[…]
Israeli occupation forces will demolish a Palestinian village based in the north of the occupied West Bank, displacing more than 200 people, Wafa news agency reported. Mahmoud Amarneh, head of Farasin village council, told Wafa that Israeli soldiers raided the village this morning and issued 36 demolition orders for entire[…]
Israeli security forces fatally shot a Palestinian civilian on Thursday, according to the Palestinian Health Ministry. The ministry did not give any details about the victim, but said “a civilian was killed by Israeli forces” after being shot in the neck in Kafal Harres, a village south of Nablus and[…]
Dozens of Canadian politicians have pressured Ottawa to resist Israel’s planned annexation of the West Bank, joining many of their counterparts in the US, the UK and Europe, in a show of force against Israel’s violation of international law. Four cabinet members from the era of Prime Minister Jean Chrétien[…]
Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas announced on Tuesday that his administration considers all agreements signed with Israel and the United States null and void, after Israel declared it would annex parts of the occupied West Bank, according to local media reports. Palestinian news agency Wafa reported that Abbas made the announcement[…]
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