PLO: US puts pressure on Sudan to settle Palestine refugees

The United States is putting pressure on Sudan to accept settling Palestine refugees on its soil, member of the PLO’s Executive Committee, Bassam Al-Salhi, was reported saying by Anadolu yesterday. “Special sources told me that the ongoing normalisation talks between Washington, Israel and Sudan include Sudan’s possibility to resettle [Palestine] refugees on its soil as part of the deal of the century,” Al-Salhi said, in reference to the US ‘peace deal’ for the region. He stated that “this is part of the conspiracy against the Palestinian cause,” stressing the issue between Israel and Sudan goes beyond the normalisation of ties. The PLO official called … Continue reading PLO: US puts pressure on Sudan to settle Palestine refugees

Israeli Forces Invade Homes, Detain Palestinians, including a Woman

The Israeli police detained a Palestinian woman and her husband, Al-Maqdisi, on Sunday, after invading their home in Al-‘Isawiya town in occupied East Jerusalem, the Palestinian Information Center reported. Local sources said that the woman, holding a West Bank identification, was detained under the pretext of illegal residence in Jerusalem. Israeli forces, on Saturday night, detained two Palestinian civilians and their children in Anin village, west of Jenin, in the northern West Bank, the PIC further reported. Local sources stated that Israeli soldiers invaded the homes of Yusef Asaad Yassin and Ayman Tayseer Khalil Yassin, and detained them. Soldiers also … Continue reading Israeli Forces Invade Homes, Detain Palestinians, including a Woman

Israel to Confiscate Palestinian-owned Land in Hebron

The Israeli authorities announced, last week, a military order to confiscate a large area of Palestinian lands in the Tel Rumeida area, in the southern West Bank city of Hebron. Local sources confirmed to Palestinian WAFA News Agency that the Israeli occupation forces delivered orders to a several Palestinian citizens in Tel Rumeida, a military order to expropriate 17 sites, including citizen-owned lands. Palestinian citizen, Haji Radi Abu Aisha, received an order from Israeli authorities, and said that the military order stipulates that pillars and surveillance cameras will be installed near his home. This military edict by the occupation, allegedly … Continue reading Israel to Confiscate Palestinian-owned Land in Hebron

Israeli Settlers Attack Palestinian-owned Farms near Nablus

An armed Israeli settler assaulted, on Sunday, a Palestinian farmer who was working in his land in Asira al-Qiblya village, south of Nablus city in the northern West Bank, Palestinian WAFA News Agency reported. Sources stated that the illegal settler, who is a security guard of the Israeli Yitzhar colony, attacked Palestinian farmer, Usama Hamdan, causing extensive bruising. The wounded Palestinian man was transferred to a Nablus hospital for treatment. In related news, Israeli settlers attacked, on Saturday, two Palestinian-owned poultry farms in Qusra village, southeast of Nablus, in the northern occupied West Bank. The Palestinian Information Center reported that … Continue reading Israeli Settlers Attack Palestinian-owned Farms near Nablus

Pictures| Guards of illegal settlement attack farmers in Asira al-Qibliya

Nablus (QNN)- Guards of the illegal settlement of Yitzhar attacked Palestinian farmers, ho were working in their fields in the village of Asira al-Qibliya in southern Nablus yesterday. The farmer Bahaa Ahmad told QNN that the guards accompanied by Israeli soldiers prevented a farmer from plowing his land in the east of the village before they summoned an Israeli force that repressed locals and other farmers. Bahaa Ahmad added that a guard has beaten one of the farmers, wounding him. The farmer was taken to a near hospital. The village is located in the area classified as area “B” according … Continue reading Pictures| Guards of illegal settlement attack farmers in Asira al-Qibliya

Israel’s military court sentences child to 5 years in jail

Jenin (QNN)- The Israeli military court on Sunday sentenced the Palestinian child Samer Abdel Kareem Oweis (17 years old) from Jenin to 5 years in jail. Israeli forces had arrested the child on April 15, 2019. He was put in solitary confinement and subjected to torture for two months at the jails of Petah Tikva settlement. Since he has been arrested, the Israeli authorities rejected to allow him to meet his jail father Abdel Kareem Oweis. The father is sentenced to life imprisonment and he, along with his jailed brother Hassan, was targeted in assassination trials. Israeli forces arrested Samer’s … Continue reading Israel’s military court sentences child to 5 years in jail

Armed Israeli settlers attack Palestinian farmer in Nablus

Such attacks, which are backed by the Israeli government, take place almost every day Armed Israeli Jewish settlers attacked on Monday morning Palestinian farmer and caused him multiple bruises in his face and upper parts of his body, eyewitnesses said. The eyewitnesses identified the Palestinian farmers as Usama Hamdan, noting that he was attacked while working in his land in Asira al-Qiblya village, south of northern West Bank city of Nablus. Israeli Jewish settlers descended from the illegal Israeli Jewish settlement of Yitzhar, which was built in violation of the international law. Hamdan was admitted to hospital in Nablus as a result, Palestinian … Continue reading Armed Israeli settlers attack Palestinian farmer in Nablus

Israeli settler attacks Palestinian farmer near Nablus

Days of Palestine – Nablus – An armed Israeli settler Sunday attacked and injured a Palestinian farmer while working in his land in Asira al-Qiblya village, south of the northern West Bank city of Nablus, according to local sources. They said the settler, who is the security guard of the illegal Yitzhar settlement, attacked Usama Hamdan and caused him bruises all over his body. Read More: Palestinian injured in hit-and-run by Israeli settler in Nablus Hamdan was admitted to hospital in Nablus as a result, said the sources. Settler violence is a frequent and ongoing affliction of the Palestinian population … Continue reading Israeli settler attacks Palestinian farmer near Nablus

Israel imposes movement restrictions on Palestinians in Jerusalem

Days of Palestine –  Jerusalem – The Israeli occupation police on Sunday closed all the entrances to Issawiya district and al-Thawri neighborhood in east Jerusalem with concrete blocks at the pretext of securing the city for Jewish celebrations. According to local sources, Israeli police forces imposed tight movement restrictions on Palestinian citizens throughout the holy city and intensified the presence of their forces at the Aqsa Mosque’s al-Asbat Gate where they obstructed Muslim worshipers’ entry to their holy site. Read More: Israel restricts movement of Jerusalem’s Palestinian governor to his hometown They also restricted the movement of Palestinian vehicles and passengers … Continue reading Israel imposes movement restrictions on Palestinians in Jerusalem

Israel’s ‘silent transfer’ of Palestinians out of Palestine

As more Arab countries normalise relations with Israel, it presses on with a policy of “silent transfer” – an intricate system that targets Palestinians in occupied East Jerusalem with residency revocation, displacement through house demolitions, barriers in obtaining building permits, and high taxes. Palestinian researcher Manosur Manasra notes Israel launched this policy of transfer against Palestinians in East Jerusalem almost immediately after the 1967 war and the subsequent occupation of the eastern part of the city. The policy continues to this day with the aim to dominate East Jerusalem. Read More: How Do Democrats And Republicans Differ On Palestine And … Continue reading Israel’s ‘silent transfer’ of Palestinians out of Palestine