Former Israeli Ambassador Oversees New Attack on UNRWA

Former Israeli envoy Ron Prosor is directing a fresh attack on the United Nations Relief and Works Agency (UNRWA), as Israel continues efforts to undermine the rights of Palestinian refugees. Prosor, who served as Israeli ambassador to the UK and to the United Nations, is now head of the Abba Eban Institute of International Diplomacy […]

Fatah Demands Action against Israeli Order Expanding Settler Powers in Hebron

The Fatah movement released a statement on Sunday condemning a recent Israeli army decision to expand municipal powers in Hebron (Al-Khalil) to Israeli settlers who live illegally in the city, saying the decision “foreshadows a real disaster” in the southern occupied West Bank city. According to Israeli NGO Peace Now, the Israeli army announced last […]

Palestinian Circus Performer Released after 20 Months Detention

Israeli forces on Wednesday night released Palestinian circus performer Muhammad Abu Sakha to his home in the Jenin district of the northern West Bank, after serving 20 months in administrative detention, according to Israeli and international media. Abu Sakha, 24, was working as a circus performer and teacher at the Palestinian Circus School in Birzeit […]

Israeli Mayor, Police Assault Palestinian Worshipers in Attempt to Stop Eid Prayers (VIDEO)

Israeli police forces on Friday raided a mosque in the central Israeli city of Lod, or Lydda, and attempted to stop the Eid al-Adha prayers and the call to prayer – also known as the adhan – that were being transmitted through the mosque’s speakers, citing noise violations. Yaffa 48 news website reported that Israeli […]

‘Our School is Destroyed’: Israel Razes EU-Funded Schools for Palestinian Children (VIDEO)

Israeli authorities have bulldozed several EU-funded structures in the West Bank, set up to provide local Palestinian children with an opportunity to get an education near home. While Israel claims the buildings were illegal, Belgium slammed Israel’s actions as “unacceptable.” The makeshift school in the village of Jubbet Ad-Dib, as well as all the necessary […]

UN Allocates $2.5 Million to Gaza as NGO Warns of Humanitarian Emergency

The United Nations Coordinator for Humanitarian Aid and Development Activities (OCHA) released a statement on Thursday confirming that $2.5 million of the UN’s Humanitarian Fund was being donated to the besieged Gaza Strip in order to meet urgent needs in the territory, on the same day that a UK-based NGO warned of an escalating “humanitarian […]

The Years of Our Lord: A Political Drama Written and Directed by Jason Kendall Moore

The Years of our Lord was performed by Jason Kendall Moore and María Angélica Luzzi in Los Andes, Chile, in December 2016. The scenes are presented in reverse chronological order: 2002 during the siege of Bethlehem, 1969 during Allende’s presidential campaign, and 1936 during the Palestinian revolt against Jewish immigration. They are linked together by […]

Caught on Tape: Israeli Police Raid on Hospital over Critically Wounded Palestinian (VIDEOS)

An Israeli police raid on Al-Makassed Hospital in East Jerusalem last month left one critically wounded Palestinian dead, an investigation by Israeli NGO B’Tselem concluded, adding that the raid endangered the lives of other patients. Muhammad Abu Ghanam, 20, was rushed to the hospital on July 21 after being critically shot by Israeli security forces […]

Gaza Fishermen Come under Israeli Fire again

Israeli naval forces opened fire at Palestinian fishing boats off the northern coast of the besieged Gaza Strip on Wednesday morning. Witnesses said the fishermen were forced to sail back ashore to Beit Lahiya after coming under fire. No injuries or detentions were reported during the incident. Over 300K fishermen in Gaza face restricted livelihoods […]

Nasrallah: Hezbollah Stronger in Every Way than During 2006 Victory over Israelis

Hezbollah leader Sayyed Hassan Nasrallah has warned the Lebanese resistance movement is capable of defeating Israel in the event of a new conflict. The Hezbollah secretary-general made the comments in a televised address marking the 11th anniversary of the Lebanese victory in the 2006 Israeli war. “Defeat and humiliation were what the Israeli enemy won […]

Illegal Settlement Expansion Grows as 29 Units are Installed in West Bank

Israeli settlers installed 29 mobiles homes in and near several illegal Israeli settlements in the Nablus and Tulkarem districts of the occupied West Bank. Ghassan Daghlas, a Palestinian official who monitors Israeli settlement activity in the northern West Bank, said that Israeli settlers from the infamous Yitzhar settlement – known for its extremist Jewish residents […]

Pink Floyd’s Roger Waters Hits out at Musicians for Crossing Israel ‘Picket line’ (VIDEO)

Rock legend Roger Waters has spoken to RT America’s Anya Parampil in a wide-ranging interview that airs on Thursday. In addition to discussing President Donald Trump, ongoing tensions between the US and Russia, and the Israel lobby, Waters called out Radiohead’s Thom Yorke for refusing to participate in the Boycott, Divestment and Sanctions (BDS) movement […]

Israel Demolishes 3 Homes Belonging to Alleged Palestinian Assailants in Ramallah

Israeli forces demolished three homes belonging to the families of alleged Palestinian attackers, while another home was sealed, in the villages of Deir Abu Mashaal and Silwad in the central occupied West Bank district of Ramallah during pre-dawn hours on Thursday, leaving dozens of Palestinians homeless. Israeli forces demolished the family homes of two alleged […]

Israel Reduces Jail Term of Ahmad Manasra (VIDEO)

The Israeli Supreme Court reduced the sentence of 15-year-old Palestinian Ahmad Manasra from 12 years to nine-and-a-half today after his family appealed. Manasra and his 15-year-old cousin Hassan Khalid Manasra stabbed and critically wounded two Israelis, aged 13 and 21, near the illegal Israeli settlement of Pisgat Zeev in the Beit Hanina neighbourhood of occupied […]

Remembering Mahmoud Darwish (VIDEO)

Today marks the death anniversary of renowned Palestinian poet Mahmoud Darwish. In this video, Darwish performs his iconic piece “There is on this land that which makes life worth living”. (MEMO, PC)

Israeli Attack on Gaza Injures Three Palestinians (VIDEOS)

Three Palestinians have been injured after Israeli warplanes carried out raids on the Gaza Strip, local medical sources say. According to an official at the Shifa hospital in Gaza City, three people were injured in the Tuesday night attacks, including a young man who is in critical condition after being hit by shrapnel. You're watching […]

‘I’m Going to Build You a Brother’ Says Trump to Israeli Apartheid Wall

Palestinians woke up on Friday morning to see two big murals in the part of the Israeli Apartheid Wall that runs through Bethlehem, parodying the US President Donald Trump. On the concrete barricades erected by Israel around parts of Bethlehem, in the occupied West Bank, giant spray-painted images of Trump have given constricted Palestinians some […]

Hebron: Israeli Forces Suppress Protest against Construction of Military Watchtower

Israeli forces suppressed a sit-in on Friday organised by Palestinians in the south of Hebron (Al-Khalil) in the occupied West Bank in order to protest Israel’s construction of an army watchtower near the village of Dura. Last week, reports emerged that Israeli forces had declared the Kharsa Triangle — an area of land south of […]

Israelis Impose Siege on West Bank Village for Settlement Groundbreaking Ceremony

Israeli forces closed the entrance of a Bethlehem-area village on Thursday in preparation for the arrival of Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu, who was arriving to the southern occupied West Bank to break ground on 1,100 new illegal settlement units in the area. Ahmad Sukar, head of the Wadi Fukin village council, told Ma’an news […]

Days After Palestinian Family is Expelled from Their Home, Settler Family Moves In

Almost one week after dozens of extremist Israeli settlers raided and occupied a Palestinian home in the southern occupied West Bank city of Hebron, an Israeli settler declared on Monday that he and his family will be officially moving into the home, despite an ongoing legal battle between the Palestinian homeowners and Israelis. The Israeli […]

Iconic Girl from Gaza Beach Massacre Graduates University (VIDEO)

Eleven years after the 2006 Gaza beach massacre that killed seven members of her family, Huda Ghalia has graduated after completing her undergraduate studies in Sharia and Law at the Islamic University of Gaza. On the afternoon of June 6, 2006, the Ghalia family were picnicking on the Sudaniya beach near Beit Lahia in northern […]

Israeli Forces Kill 16-Year-Old Palestinian in Gaza

Israeli forces shot and killed a 16-year-old Palestinian in central Gaza on Friday during clashes that erupted along the border with Israel, while at least seven other Palestinian protesters were injured with live ammunition, as tensions have continued to mount over Israel’s restrictive policies at Al-Aqsa Mosque compound in occupied East Jerusalem. The Ministry of […]

Palestinian Home Seized and Turned into Israeli Military Post

Israeli forces on Tuesday night raided a Palestinian home in Khursa village, south of Hebron city in the southern occupied West Bank, and turned the house into a military post. Israeli soldiers broke into the home of Yousif Ayid Shahatit and stayed inside the building overnight. Illegal settlers danced and celebrated in the streets as […]

Amnesty International: Israeli Army Actions ‘Utterly Deplorable’

Human rights organization Amnesty International has condemned Israeli forces for multiple violent raids into an occupied East Jerusalem hospital, which has been struggling to treat hundreds of Palestinians who have been injured by Israeli forces in recent days in a brutal crackdown on demonstrations surrounding the Al-Aqsa Mosque compound. In the span of ten days, […]

Saudi Prince: We Must Fight for Al-Aqsa Mosque (VIDEO)

The son of the late Saudi King Fahd Bin Abdulaziz took to the social networking site Twitter to discuss the events unfolding at Al-Aqsa Mosque and the Israeli restrictions imposed on Palestinian worshippers. صدقت,أي مسلم يجب عليه شرعآ نصرة إخواننافي فلسطين وألأقصى المبارك كل بحسب قدرته,أروهم ياأمة محمد من أنتم,خذلانناللأقصى ستكون عاروسيحاسبناالله — عبدالعزيز […]

Palestinian Shot Dead in Al-Eizariya as Clashes Erupt in Jerusalem, West Bank (VIDEO)

After a day of widespread violence in the occupied Palestinian territory left three Palestinian demonstrators killed by Israelis and three Israeli settlers killed by a Palestinian, limited clashes continued in certain areas in Jerusalem and the occupied West Bank on Saturday, leaving one Palestinian shot dead by Israeli fire. Israeli forces shot at least two […]

Unrest Continues around Al-Aqsa as Protests Mount (VIDEO)

Palestinians in Jerusalem and across the occupied West Bank are continuing protests against new Israeli “security measures” put in place at Al-Aqsa Mosque this week including CCTV cameras. While Muslim worshippers are forced to undergo intrusive security checks to enter the Islamic holy site, settlers have been allowed to storm the mosque’s courtyards and perform […]

Israel Shuts down Al Aqsa Mosque after Shooting (VIDEOS)

Israeli police closed and cancelled Friday noon prayers in Al Aqsa mosque and briefly detained Jerusalem’s top Muslim cleric after three Palestinians and two Israeli police officers were killed in a shootout in Jerusalem’s Old City. Sheikh Mohammad Ahmed Hussein, who decried the mosque closure, was taken into custody from the Bab Al-Asbat area (Lion’s […]

Why Palestine is Still the Issue (VIDEO)

By John Pilger (This is an abridged version of John Pilger’s address to the Palestinian Expo in London on 8 July, 2017. John Pilger’s film, ‘Palestine Is Still the Issue’, can be viewed below.) When I first went to Palestine as a young reporter in the 1960s, I stayed on a kibbutz. The people I […]

Artist Steve Sabella on the Liberation of the Self (VIDEO)

Palestinian artist Steve Sabella on the liberation of the self and the meaning of The Parachute Paradox, the title of his latest memoir. (Video: Electronic Intifada)

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