UN says Food Aid for Palestinian Refugees May End Soon (VIDEO)

24 FEB 8:22 PM The head of the UN aid agency for Palestinian refugees in Gaza warns that it cannot guarantee food distribution beyond the end of June. The agency is blaming major funding cuts by the United States for this situation. There are growing concerns about the deteriorating humanitarian situation in Gaza and its potential to prompt conflict with Israel. ~Al Jazeera/Days of Palestine 02/24/18 Gaza Municipal Services Reduced by 50% (Source / 24.02.2018) Advertisements Continue reading UN says Food Aid for Palestinian Refugees May End Soon (VIDEO)

24 Years since Ibrahimi Mosque Massacre in Hebron

24 FEB 8:36 PM Hebron marks, on Sunday, 24 years since the Ibrahimi mosque massacre took place, when an Israeli settler opened fire at Muslims observing the dawn prayers on a Ramadan morning, killing 29 worshippers and injuring 150 others before he was caught and killed by the crowds. The settler, an American-Israeli physician identified as Barouch Goldstein, who resided in the ultra-fanatic Kiryat Arba settlement in Hebron, walked into the mosque as a large number of Muslim Ramadan worshippers, mainly elderly, were praying and opened fire at random from his Israeli army-issued machine gun leading to the large number … Continue reading 24 Years since Ibrahimi Mosque Massacre in Hebron

Palestinian youth injured by Israeli gunfire in Nablus clashes

A Palestinian man on Saturday were injured by Israeli gunfire during clashes that erupted in Bourin town to the south of Nablus city in the northern West Bank. The clashes broke out after settlers of the illegal Yitzhar nearby settlement attacked the town in the afternoon. Local sources told the PIC reporter that Israeli occupation forces (IOF) unleashed rubber and live bullets and fired tear gas canister towards the youth. As a result, a man was shot and injured in his hand by an Israeli live bullet. He was transferred to hospital for treatment. (Source / 24.02.2018) Continue reading Palestinian youth injured by Israeli gunfire in Nablus clashes

Gaza to pump sewage straight into sea as crisis worsens

Last month the United Nations envoy warned the enclave was on the verge of ‘full collapse’ Municipalities in Gaza has announced they would pump sewage straight into the sea from Palestinian coastal enclave due to fuel shortages and desperate humanitarian situation in the Strip. “The beaches of the Gaza Strip will be completely closed and sewage will be pumped into the sea because the municipalities are unable to provide fuel for treatment plants,” said Nizar Hejazi, head of the Gaza City municipality. Hejazi also noted “the policy of collective punishment (which) continues to be imposed on the population,” in a … Continue reading Gaza to pump sewage straight into sea as crisis worsens

Commission: Saradih was killed after being shot from zero distance

Preliminary autopsy results have showed that the Palestinian martyr Yasin al-Saradih was killed by a bullet down the abdomen shot from zero distance, Palestinian Detainees and Ex-Detainees Affairs Commission said in a statement on Friday. Al-Saradih, 33, died on Thursday only hours after he was arrested by the Israeli occupation forces (IOF) from his house in Jericho east of the West Bank. The autopsy results revealed that al-Saradih also suffered fractures in the pelvis and different bruises in the head, chest, neck and shoulders as a result of being brutally beaten by the IOF soldiers, according to the statement. Head … Continue reading Commission: Saradih was killed after being shot from zero distance

Israeli special force abducts injured Palestinian in Bethlehem

An Israeli special force at dawn Saturday kidnapped the injured Palestinian youth Akram al-Atrash, 23, from al-Dheisheh refugee camp in Bethlehem. The PIC reporter said that a special force riding a civilian car at 2:00 am raided the camp, broke into al-Atrash’s house and arrested him. Al-Atrash, whom the Israeli occupation forces (IOF) have been chasing for four months, was taken to an unknown destination. Local sources told the PIC reporter that Palestinian youths in the camp tried to thwart the arrest operation by confronting the IOF soldiers with empty bottles and Molotov cocktails but they could not as the … Continue reading Israeli special force abducts injured Palestinian in Bethlehem

Israeli Soldiers Attack Weekly Protests Across The West Bank And Gaza Strip

23 FEB 5:10 PM Israeli soldiers resorted, Friday, to the excessive use of force against Palestinian protesters across the occupied West Bank and the Gaza Strip, causing scores of injuries, as the protesters held their weekly processions against the Annexation Wall and Colonies, and for the twelfth consecutive week, marched against the illegal U.S. recognition of occupied Jerusalem as the unified capital of Israel, in violation of International Law and numerous United Nations and Security Council resolutions. The soldiers fired dozens of live rounds, rubber-coated steel bullets, gas bombs and concussion grenades at the protesters, causing dozens of injuries. In … Continue reading Israeli Soldiers Attack Weekly Protests Across The West Bank And Gaza Strip