Syrian Coalition: Int’l Community is Obliged to Condemn Assad Regime & Russia’s Attacks on Eastern Ghouta

The Syrian Coalition emphasized that the fierce attacks being carried out by regime forces and their allies on the Damascus suburbs and rural Aleppo are clearly aimed at undermining all chances for a political solution by violating all agreements in place and insisting on carrying on with murder and crimes. Over the past few days, dozens of civilians have been killed and wounded in rocket shelling and airstrikes by the Assad regime using cluster bombs on towns and villages of besieged eastern Ghouta as well as in Russian airstrikes on a public market in the town of Atareb in rural … Continue reading Syrian Coalition: Int’l Community is Obliged to Condemn Assad Regime & Russia’s Attacks on Eastern Ghouta

IOF imposes military restrictions east of Qalqilia

The Israeli Occupation Forces (IOF) imposed military restrictions in Azzun town, east of Qalqilia, on Friday evening after a number of settlers were allegedly injured in a Molotov cocktail attack near the town. Local sources affirmed that IOF closed all entrances to Azzun town and prevented Palestinian movement in both directions. Tension prevailed in the area as IOF soldiers are expected to break into the town at any moment. (Source / 18.11.2017) Continue reading IOF imposes military restrictions east of Qalqilia

Medical condition of teenager Karja “very serious”

The Palestinian Commission for Detainees’ and Ex-Detainees’ Affairs has described the medical condition of 17-year-old Izzuddin Karja, who suffers from bullet injuries, as “very serious and unstable.” Lawyer for the commission Kareem Ajwa stated on Friday that Karja was put on a ventilator in the intensive care unit of Hadassah Ein Kerem. Ajwa said that a hearing would be held next Sunday for Karja in absentia at the Israeli military court of Ofer. Israeli soldiers opened fire at the teenager on a road near the Etzion junction in Bethlehem on Friday morning on allegations of his attempt to carry out … Continue reading Medical condition of teenager Karja “very serious”

Azzun town under tight IOF siege

The Israeli occupation forces (IOF) at dawn Saturday imposed a tight siege on Azzun town, east of Qalqilya city in the West Bank, and barred Palestinian citizens from entering or leaving the town. Local sources told the Palestinian Information Center (PIC) that the IOF shut the swing barrier gate at the main entrance to Azzun town as well as a similar gate on the other side of the town near Ezbet al-Tabib village. They added that the IOF completely banned Palestinian citizens and vehicles from going in or out. The IOF also blocked the third entrance to the town, imposed … Continue reading Azzun town under tight IOF siege

US threatens to close PLO office in Washington

The US administration on Saturday threatened to close down the Washington office of the Palestine Liberation Organization (PLO) unless it enters into “serious peace talks with Israel”, Associated Press agency reported. US Secretary of State, Rex Tillerson, said that the Palestinians have violated an American law which says that the PLO mission must be closed if the Palestinians push the International Criminal Court (ICC) to prosecute Israel for its crimes against the Palestinians. The Agency quoted an unnamed State Department official as saying that the Palestinian Authority president, Mahmoud Abbas, has crossed that line by asking the ICC to investigate … Continue reading US threatens to close PLO office in Washington

IOF raids homes in Tell town in Nablus

The Israeli occupation forces (IOF) at dawn Saturday stormed Tell town, west of Nablus in the West Bank, and ransacked some homes, with no reported arrests. According to local sources, Israeli troops aboard several military vehicles spread through the neighborhoods of the town before breaking into and searching two homes belonging to citizens from the family of Ashtiya. Meanwhile, soldiers fired tear gas and stun grenades and opened fire at local young men during clashes with them in the town. Luckily, no one was hurt during the events. (Source / 18.11.2017) Continue reading IOF raids homes in Tell town in Nablus

European medical delegation conducts surgeries in Gaza

A delegation from the Palestinian Doctors Union in Europe, France branch, on Saturday performed a series of qualitative surgeries in a number of hospitals in the Gaza Strip. The PIC reporter said that the medical crew conducted surgeries in al-Shifa, Nasser and Indonesian hospitals in Gaza in coordination with the Palestine Children’s Relief Fund. Director of the Gaza office of the Palestinian Doctors Union, Dr. Ahmad Abu Nada, said that the delegation, composed of two doctors named Nizar Badran and Raouf Salati, participated in the seventh conference organized by the faculty of medicine at the Islamic University of Gaza under … Continue reading European medical delegation conducts surgeries in Gaza