Raed Salah warns of attempts to assassinate him

Leader of the Northern Branch of the Islamic Movement in Israel, Sheikh Raed Salah addresses to the crowd during his welcoming ceremony, after he was released from Israeli prison, in Umm al-Fahm, Israel on 17 January, 2017 Sheikh Raed Salah, head of the Islamic Movement in Israel, yesterday warned that there have been Israeli attempts to assassinate him, Arab48 reported. Salah accused senior Israeli leaders of inciting against him, including extremist settler leaders and acting ministers in the Israeli Government. Writing on Facebook, Salah said that he was exposed to a series of aggressive acts as “a result of continuous incitement against … Continue reading Raed Salah warns of attempts to assassinate him

‘Israel seeks to divert attention from Jerusalem to Gaza’

A Palestinian child standing in front of a mural to the Palestinian resistance rocket images painting Palestinian resistance in Gaza would not launch rockets towards Israeli targets in retaliation for the continuous Israeli aggression on Jerusalem and Al-Aqsa Mosque, Quds Press reported political analysts saying yesterday. According to the news site, the political analyst Fayez Abu Shamala said that launching rockets from Gaza would drag Israel to respond and this would turn the eyes of the world from Jerusalem to the massacres being committed in Gaza. #ResistanceIsNotTerrorism He stressed that the Israeli occupation authorities would be happy to turn the battle from … Continue reading ‘Israel seeks to divert attention from Jerusalem to Gaza’

Israel launches fresh attacks on Gaza

Palestinians fleeing from Israeli attacks Israeli occupying forces attacked positions in the Gaza Strip with tank fire on Sunday night, according to Ma’an news agency. Despite the Israeli army stating they had attacked a Hamas post in the south of the Strip, locals confirmed that the tank shells landed in the residential area of Deir Al-Balah. No injuries were reported. Read: Gazans clash with Israeli troops during the Day of Rage Israel has launched numerous attacks on the besieged coastal enclave this year, injuring at least seven Palestinians and damaging the already limited electricity infrastructure. The latest attack on the Gaza Strip has been seen … Continue reading Israel launches fresh attacks on Gaza

MK calls for building synagogue in Al-Aqsa

Bezalel Smotrich, Extremist Israeli Jewish MK Extremist Israeli Jewish MK from the Jewish Home party, Bezalel Smotrich, has called for building a synagogue inside the Al-Aqsa Mosque courtyard, Al-Resalah newspaper reported yesterday. The Palestinian newspaper said that the Israeli TV Channel 7 reported Smotrich saying that the best Zionist response to the Palestinian rejection to the Israeli measures at Al-Aqsa Mosque is to let them understand that they had paid a “high price” for their acts. He said that the best response would be to build a synagogue in the yards of Al-Aqsa Mosque in response to the attack on the settlement of Halamish, where … Continue reading MK calls for building synagogue in Al-Aqsa

In Jordan, Israeli guard shoots and kills two Jordanians near Israeli Consulate

25 JUL 3:40 AM A 17-year old teen who was supposed to be delivering furniture to the Israeli Consulate in Amman, Jordan was shot and killed by an Israeli military guard stationed outside, after he allegedly tried to stab the guard with a screwdriver. The child’s parents say that the dispute was about the price of the furniture he was delivering, and that he hadn’t tried to stab anyone. The incident took place at a privately-owned building rented by the Israeli government as a residence for some of its consular employees. A second Jordanian shot and killed by the Israeli … Continue reading In Jordan, Israeli guard shoots and kills two Jordanians near Israeli Consulate

Press release concerning arrest campaign by IOF in West Bank

Hazem Qasem , the spokesperson of Hamas , issued the following : The brutal campaign of arrests carried out by the Israeli Occupation Forces against the leaders and the members of Hamas in the West Bank is a desperate attempt to restrain  the  Intifada ( uprising) of our people in confronting the Israeli plots and its claimed religious war against Jerusalem and Al Aqsa Mosque. We, in Hamas,  and all the Palestinian people will continue in supporting Al Intifada and the freedom fighters who are staying  in the yards and at the gates  of Al Aqsa Mosque to protect it. We assure … Continue reading Press release concerning arrest campaign by IOF in West Bank

Israeli forces detain 27 Palestinians, including mother of Halamish attacker

Israeli forces raid Shufat refugee camp. Jan. 17, 2017 BETHLEHEM (Ma’an) — Amid growing tension in the occupied Palestinian territory surrounding the events at the Al-Aqsa Mosque compound in occupied East Jerusalem, with ten Palestinians and five Israelis killed in the past 11 days, Israeli forces have continued massive detention campaigns acrossthe West Bank between Monday night and early Tuesday morning.At least 27 Palestinians were detained in the raids, including the mother of the 19-year-old Palestinian who stabbed and killed three Israeli settlers on Friday, according to Palestinian and Israeli sources.Israeli raids in Palestinian towns, villages, and refugee camps are a daily occurrence in the … Continue reading Israeli forces detain 27 Palestinians, including mother of Halamish attacker