“Freedom of Jerusalem Intifada” enters its second week

The Palestinian wave of anger enters its second consecutive week in protest against US recognition of Jerusalem as capital of Israel. Clashes renewed between Palestinian youths and Israeli Occupation Forces (IOF) across West Bank, where dozens of injuries were reported. Palestinian Red Crescent Society affirmed that 27 Palestinians were wounded during Naqura clashes, to the north of Nablus. 41 others were injured as clashes broke out in Tulkarem, including five rubber bullet wounds. Meanwhile, Palestinian Health Ministry affirmed that two youngsters were transferred to Tulkarem governmental hospital suffering rubber and live bullets injuries. Earlier today, IOF violently suppressed West Bank … Continue reading “Freedom of Jerusalem Intifada” enters its second week

IOF arrests 13-year-old Palestinian boy in al-Khalil

Israeli Occupation Forces (IOF) on Thursday rounded up a Palestinian child, Anas al-Metour, who is only 13 years old, during clashes that erupted in al-Khalil city. The PIC reporter revealed that the IOF also closed Siddat al-Fahs industrial area and erected a military barrier at the southern entrance to the city. IOF soldiers stopped the inhabitants and drivers and checked their IDs at the military checkpoint. (Source / 14.12.2017) Continue reading IOF arrests 13-year-old Palestinian boy in al-Khalil

Islamic Jihad calls for escalating uprising

Islamic Jihad Movement called for escalating the uprising and continuing the popular outrage at the US President Donald Trump’s decision to recognize Jerusalem as the capital of Israel. In a statement on Thursday, the Movement urged the Palestinian citizens to take part in the protest marches to be held by the Palestinian factions on Friday in the Gaza Strip. The statement also asked Palestinians in the West Bank, Occupied Jerusalem and 1948 Occupied Palestine to declare Friday as a day of anger and to take to the streets in massive rallies. The Movement stressed that Friday will witness a remarkable … Continue reading Islamic Jihad calls for escalating uprising

Dozens of Palestinians injured by Israeli army at anti-Trump protests

Dozens of Palestinians were left injured on Thursday evening in clashes with the Israeli occupation forces in Tulkarem province. The occupation army stormed Kadoorie Technical University in Tulkarem and attacked students and protesters with live rounds and teargas canisters in such a remarkably frenzy-stricken manner. Fierce clashes extended from the Kadoorie campus to Netanya checkpoint, west of Tulkarem. Heavily-armed Israeli patrols came down heavily on the Palestinian protesters. Paramedics showed up in the area to evacuate the wounded protesters. Red Crescent paramedics said at least 54 Palestinians were treated for injuries sustained in the clashes, 42 among them choked on … Continue reading Dozens of Palestinians injured by Israeli army at anti-Trump protests

Hamas’s armed wing: Our unbeatable fighters ready to die for Jerusalem

On the occasion of the 30th anniversary of Hamas founding, the group’s armed wing, al-Qassam Brigades, pledged to stand its ground in the anti-occupation struggle. Al-Qassam choir recited chants hailing the Palestinian resistance and Occupied Jerusalem. “Al-Qassam has prepared unbeatable men to liberate Jerusalem and Palestine,” a couplet read. “We are the bulletproof vests; we are the archers; we will never throw in the towel,” were the refrains of a song chanted at the launch of al-Qassam’s military show. Hamas’s choral group also performed songs lauding armed resistance against the Israeli occupation. “We are coming, we are coming, we are … Continue reading Hamas’s armed wing: Our unbeatable fighters ready to die for Jerusalem

70% of Palestinians want Abbas to resign immediately

Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas makes a speech during the extraordinary summit of the Organization of Islamic Cooperation (OIC) in Istanbul, Turkey on 13 December 2017 Some 70 per cent of Palestinians in the Israeli-occupied West Bank and Gaza Strip want President Mahmoud Abbas to resign immediately, according to a new poll by the Palestinian Centre for Policy and Survey Research conducted 7-10 December. The poll, conducted in the occupied Palestinian territory (oPt) in the immediate aftermath of US President Donald Trump’s decision to recognise Jerusalem as the capital of Israel, makes grim reading for Abbas, with those demanding his resignation up three points from … Continue reading 70% of Palestinians want Abbas to resign immediately

NGO investigation: Israel army opened fire on Palestinian siblings ‘without cause’

A wounded Palestinian man is seen after Israeli occupation forces shot him and his sister in West Bank Israeli occupation forces opened fire on Palestinian siblings “without cause”, an investigation conducted by human rights NGO B’Tselem has concluded. On 31 October, Muhammad Musa, 26, and his sister Latifah, 34, a married mother of five, were driving from their village, Deir Ballut, to Ramallah. When the car arrived at a roundabout near Halamish settlement around 8.45am, two Israeli soldiers emerged from a nearby military post. They ordered the car to stop and one soldier opened fire, continuing to shoot even after the car had … Continue reading NGO investigation: Israel army opened fire on Palestinian siblings ‘without cause’