Another Palestinian Dies From Wounds Suffered On May 14

19 MAY 1:07 PM The Palestinian Health Ministry in the Gaza Strip has reported that a young Palestinian man died, Saturday, from serious wounds he suffered on Monday, May 14. It said the young man, identified as Mohammad Mazen Oleyyan, 20, was shot with live Israeli army fire, and died from his serious wounds at the Al-Quds Hospital, in Gaza. The Palestinian was with a live round in the head, during the Great Return March, east of the al-Boreij refugee camp, in central Gaza. He remained in a critical condition, before was pronounced brain dead, and passed away Saturday. On … Continue reading Another Palestinian Dies From Wounds Suffered On May 14

Palestinian Man Dies From Serious Wounds Suffered On April 14

19 MAY 5:20 AM The Palestinian Health Ministry has reported that a Palestinian man died, on Saturday at dawn, from serious wounds he suffered on Monday April 14, after Israeli soldiers shot him with live fire during the nonviolent protest against the U.S. moving its Embassy to occupied Jerusalem, and commemorating the 70th anniversary of the Nakba (Catastrophe). The Ministry said the Mo’in ِِAbdul-Hamid Sa’ey, 58 years of age, died from his serious wounds at the Shifa Medical Center in Gaza city, where he was rushed to surgery and then to the Intensive Care Unit until he succumbed to his wounds. The … Continue reading Palestinian Man Dies From Serious Wounds Suffered On April 14

OCHA: “West Bank demolitions and displacement – April 2018”

19 MAY 4:12 AM Overview – In April, a total of 44 Palestinian-owned structures were demolished or seized by the Israeli authorities in the West Bank, an increase compared to the monthly average during the first quarter of 2018 (33 structures) and during 2017 (35 structures). However, given that the majority of the targeted structures were non-residential or not inhabited, the number of people displaced during April (13) significantly declined, while the number of people who had their livelihoods and access services affected (584), increased compared to the first quarter of 2018. In Area C, the number of structures demolished … Continue reading OCHA: “West Bank demolitions and displacement – April 2018”

MOH: “Israeli Soldiers Injure 56 Palestinians In Gaza”

19 MAY 3:55 AM The Palestinian Health Ministry has confirmed that Israeli soldiers injured, Friday, 56 Palestinians during the Great Return March which was held in several parts of the Gaza Strip, and adding that twenty-three of the wounded Palestinians were shot with live rounds. The protests were held near border areas in several parts of the border fence, in the eastern part of the besieged and impoverished coastal region. Three of the wounded are two journalists, and one medic. The Health Ministry said Israeli army sharpshooters shot at least twenty-three Palestinians, when the soldiers attacked the nonviolent protesters, and … Continue reading MOH: “Israeli Soldiers Injure 56 Palestinians In Gaza”

Paraguay: Embassy Move to Jerusalem Came before US Announcement

Israeli security forces stand guard outside the US consulate in Jerusalem Paraguay’s Foreign Minister Eladio Loizaga Caballero has said that his country will open the country’s new embassy to Israel in Jerusalem on Tuesday, following similar steps by the United States and Guatemala. But the minister denied that the embassy opening was linked to the US and Guatemalan decision to inaugurate their missions in Jerusalem. He told the Israeli media on Thursday that the decision on the embassy move was taken for “technical reasons” eight months ago. The Paraguayan decision to move the embassy from Tel Aviv to Jerusalem does … Continue reading Paraguay: Embassy Move to Jerusalem Came before US Announcement

Israel settlers storm Al-Aqsa on first day of Ramadan

Israeli settlers storm Al-Aqsa Mosque A group of extreme Israeli settlers yesterday stormed the courtyards of the holy Al-Aqsa Mosque in the occupied city of Jerusalem. The General Director of the Jerusalem Endowment and Al-Aqsa Mosque Affairs Department, Sheikh Azzam Al-Khatib, told Petra news agency that the extremist settlers were ignoring the fact that it was the first day of the holy month of Ramadan and broke into Al-Aqsa’s courtyards under the protection of occupation forces. Al-Khatib added that worshippers, scholars and Al-Aqsa guards confronted the settlers. There have been calls for settlers to storm Al-Aqsa more regularly. A recent court ruling settlers could … Continue reading Israel settlers storm Al-Aqsa on first day of Ramadan

Report: 54 Gaza injured in critical condition

Palestinians, who were wounded by Israeli soldiers during a protest to mark the 70th anniversary of Nakba receive treatment at the European Hospital in Gaza City, Gaza on 17 May, 2018 The Palestinian Independent Commission in charge of prosecuting Israeli crimes in the Gaza Strip said yesterday that 54 of the victims wounded in the massacre committed by the Israeli army on Monday are in a “critical condition”. “During the Israeli massacre, around 3,000 people were wounded, 54 of them were shot in critical areas in the head and neck, and are in critical condition,” Imad Al-Baz, the commission’s head, … Continue reading Report: 54 Gaza injured in critical condition