5 Palestinian teens indicted for allegedly throwing fireworks at Israeli police

Screen shot of video allegedly showing firework attack on Israeli police BETHLEHEM (Ma’an) — Israeli authorities have filed charges against five Palestinian youths from the occupied East Jerusalem neighborhood of Issawiya for allegedly attacking Israeli police officers with rocks and fireworks two weeks ago.Israeli police spokesperson Micky Rosenfeld said in a statement that the five suspects were each between 15 and 19 years old, and had thrown fireworks at Israeli forces, “endangering them.”His statement said that several days after an investigation was launched into the incident, police forces searched Issawiya and detained the five teenagers, touting that the raid was … Continue reading 5 Palestinian teens indicted for allegedly throwing fireworks at Israeli police

Al-Hayya calls on Arabs not to mix between resistance and terrorism

Khalil Al-Hayya, a member of the political bureau of the Islamic Resistance Movement (Hamas), has called on the “Arab brothers” to end their differences and not to confuse Palestinian resistance with terrorism. Al-Hayya said during the Eid prayer at Al-Saraya Square in Gaza on Sunday, “We hope that all differences between Arab brothers will end, on the basis of brotherhood and contrary to what the Zionist enemy wants,” stressing the need to unite to defend Al-Aqsa Mosque. Al-Hayya denounced Hamas’s designation as a terrorist organization, noting that “the Palestinian resistance is neither terrorism nor violence, but a legitimate right to … Continue reading Al-Hayya calls on Arabs not to mix between resistance and terrorism

Israeli fanatics call for mass break-ins at 3rd holiest site in Islam

PIC translation team unraveled a plan by extremist Israeli settlers to carry out mass break-ins at holy al-Aqsa Mosque on Thursday. Israel’s Temple Mount organization launched calls for mass break-ins at al-Aqsa Mosque—Muslims’ 3rd holiest site—on Thursday, June 29 starting 07:00 a.m. Prior the assault, sacrilegious rituals are expected to be performed at the main entrance gates to al-Aqsa. (Source / 26.06.2017) Continue reading Israeli fanatics call for mass break-ins at 3rd holiest site in Islam

Israeli Colonists Uproot Dozens of Olive Saplings Near Nablus

26 JUN 2:52 AM A group of fanatic Israeli colonists invaded, Sunday, Palestinian olive orchards belonging to Palestinian farmers from Burin and Huwwara towns, south of the northern West Bank city of Nablus, and uprooted dozens of olive saplings. Media sources said the Israeli assailants came from Yitzhar colony, built on illegally confiscated Palestinian lands. They added that the attackers uprooted the olive saplings, and fled the area, heading back to their illegal colony. In related news, the Israeli police said it apprehended three colonist settlers who assaulted officers, and members of the Border Guard Units, who were part of … Continue reading Israeli Colonists Uproot Dozens of Olive Saplings Near Nablus

Claims of Israeli settlement freeze an ‘attempt to fool the public’

Israeli authorities break ground in Amichai settlement on June 21, 2017 BETHLEHEM (Ma’an) — After reports emerged Friday that Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu promised the United States government to stop marketing new settlement units for the rest of 2017, a representative from settlement watchdog Peace Now called the alleged promise “another spin of the Netanyahu government trying to fool the public.” Israeli newspaper The Jerusalem Post had reported that the alleged freeze was discovered when settlers from the illegal Beit El settlement in the central occupied West Bank discovered that plans for 300 new settler homes — promised to … Continue reading Claims of Israeli settlement freeze an ‘attempt to fool the public’

ISIS Regroups in Kirkuk as Questions Surround Iran’s Plans

Members of the Kurdish security forces stand at a checkpoint during an intensive security deployment on the outskirts of Kirkuk Erbil – Although Iraqi forces are close to ending the battle to liberate Mosul and eliminating ISIS militarily in Iraq, some areas in the Kirkuk province, Hamrin Basin and the outskirts of the Tuz Khurmatu district have recently witnessed intense ISIS movements. The terrorists’ numbers have increased dramatically despite the presence of Iranian Revolutionary Guards (IRGC) military bases not far from these areas, raising questions about Tehran’s plans in the region. “The Iranian regime wants to disrupt the referendum process … Continue reading ISIS Regroups in Kirkuk as Questions Surround Iran’s Plans

PCHR Weekly Report: 4 Palestinians killed, 12 wounded, by Israeli forces this week

26 JUN 12:34 PM In its Weekly Report On Israeli Human Rights Violations in the Occupied Palestinian Territories for the week of 15 – 21 June 2017, the Palestinian Center for Human Rights found that Israeli forces continued systematic crimes in the occupied Palestinian territories. Over the course of the week, Israeli forces killed 4 Palestinian civilians in occupied Jerusalem. 12 Palestinian civilians, including 3 children, were wounded in the West Bank and Gaza Strip. Israeli forces conducted 42 incursions into Palestinian communities in the West Bank and a limited one in the southern Gaza Strip. 65 civilians, including 6 … Continue reading PCHR Weekly Report: 4 Palestinians killed, 12 wounded, by Israeli forces this week