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Lawyer: 2 minors being held in Israeli prison beaten with rifles

Ma’an News Agency | (updated) 31/08/2014 20:22 HEBRON (Ma’an) — Two Palestinian youths being held in Israel’s Etzion detention center south of Bethlehem have been beaten by Israeli officers, a lawyer from the Palestinian Prisoner’s Society said Sunday. Jacklin Fararja recently visited Badri Abu Zalata, 14, and Kazhim al-Najjar, 16, and said they told her […]

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Tel Aviv to expropriate 400 hectares of Palestinian land in West Bank – VIDEO

      Published on Aug 31, 2014 The military says 400 hectares of land at the settlement of Gevaot in the southern city of Bethlehem are declared as Israeli land. The settlement’s council has welcomed the plan, expressing hope that it will pave the way for the expansion of the Gevaot settlement and for […]

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Documents show how US allowed Israel to have nukes

PressTV | Sun Aug 31, 2014 4:55PM GMT The US government has declassified top-secret documents from 45 years ago showing how the US allowed Israel to possess nuclear program. The documents reveal how US government officials and senior advisers to the then US president Richard Nixon withdrew from a plan to block Israeli nuclearization ahead […]

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Ceasefire in Gaza. So Israeli occupation regime confiscates four thousands dunums in West Bank

[ PIC 31/08/2014 – 02:19 PM ] BETHLEHEM, (PIC)– Israeli Occupation Authoriteis (IOA) decided to confiscate around four thousand dunums of Palestinian lands, which surround the Israeli settlement of Gush Etzion, south of Bethlehem. The Coordinator of Government Activities in the Territories, Yoav Mordechai, told the Israeli Channel 7, on Sunday morning, that the confiscation […]

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Ceasefire. So Zionist occupation forces round up more Palestinians. 600 nabbed by IOF since August

[ PIC 31/08/2014 – 10:16 AM ] RAMALLAH, (PIC)– The Israeli occupation forces (IOF) on Saturday and at dawn Sunday nabbed two Palestinian youngsters from the West Bank and four other citizens from Occupied Jerusalem, bringing the number of Palestinians detained since mid-June to over 2,000. The IOF nabbed Palestinian youngster Bashar Qadous during a […]

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Protests in Hebron as Israeli checkpoint closure enters 9th day

Ma’an News Agency | (updated) 31/08/2014 11:46 HEBRON (Ma’an) — Dozens of Palestinians protested on Hebron’s Shuhada Street Sunday morning after Israeli forces maintained a closure of a city center checkpoint for the ninth day, disrupting life and commerce in the southern West Bank city. Residents say that because of the closure, they have been […]

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Israeli forces detain teenage Palestinian in Burin amid tensions

Ma’an News Agency | Aug 31, 2014 | 10:41 NABLUS (Ma’an) — Israeli forces stormed the northern West Bank village of Burin south of Nablus before dawn on Sunday and detained a Palestinian teenager. Local sources told Ma’an that clashes broke between local youths and Israeli troops who raided the village and detained 18-year-old Yasar […]

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Islamic-Christian Commission condemns settlement construction in Occupied Jerusalem

[ PIC 30/08/2014 – 04:01 PM ] OCCUPIED JERUSALEM, (PIC)– The Islamic-Christian Commission in support of Jerusalem and holy sites strongly condemned the Israeli Municipality’s approval of the establishment of a religious school in Sheikh Jarrah neighborhood in occupied Jerusalem. General Director of the commission Hanna Issa said in a statement on Saturday that the […]

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Daily abductions update: Four Palestinians Abducted Before Dawn by Israeli Forces in the West Bank

 Saturday August 30, 2014 21:30 by Saed Bannoura – IMEMC News Two brothers were abducted from their home in a village near Ramallah, and two other men were taken into custody by Israeli troops at the Qalandia checkpoint overnight. Qalandia checkpoint (image by wikimedia) The brothers were abducted from the village of Deir Nitham, northwest […]

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18 injuries reported during clashes in al-Khalil, 5 arrests in Occupied Jerusalem

[ PIC 30/08/2014 – 10:02 AM ] AL-KHALIL, (PIC)– At least seven Palestinians were injured during clashes with Israeli invading forces that broke out Friday in Beit Ummar village to the south of al-Khalil. Local sources told Quds Press that a Palestinian young man was repeatedly shot by a silencer gun fired at him near […]

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Ceasefire. So IOF soldiers go on rampage in West Bank: Search homes in Jenin villages

[ PIC 30/08/2014 – 09:06 AM ] JENIN, (PIC)– Israeli occupation forces (IOF) stormed Palestinian houses in Jenin villages at dawn Saturday and interrogated a number of inhabitants. Local sources told the PIC reporter that soldiers broke into and searched houses at the outskirts of Zabuba village, near to the Salem military base. The sources […]

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Zahhar calls for replicating the Gaza experience in the West Bank

[ PIC 30/08/2014 – 09:51 AM ] GAZA, (PIC)– Member of the political bureau of Hamas Movement, Mahmoud al-Zahhar, called for replicating the Gaza experience in resisting the Israeli occupation to the West Bank. He asserted in a telephone speech from Gaza to a festival in Al-Khalil on Friday that the next stage will be […]

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PLO: 32 Palestinians killed in West Bank since June

Ma’an News Agency | Aug 29, 2014 | Published 16:54 (MaanImages/file) BETHLEHEM (Ma’an) — As the eyes of the world focused on Gaza in recent months, Israel stepped up a campaign of repression, detentions, and settlement building across the West Bank, the Palestine Liberation Organization said in a report released on Thursday.Thirty-two Palestinians were killed […]

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Palestinians citizens escape unharmed from settler’s gunfire attack

[ PIC 28/08/2014 – 09:25 AM ] AL-KHALIL, (PIC)– An Israeli settler opened live bullets at a Palestinian car, southern al-Khalil city, south of the West Bank, on Wednesday night. The coordinator of the popular committees against the wall and settlement, Ratib Al-Jabour, said that an Israeli settler fired shots from automatic assault rifle at […]

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Gendelman denies Netanyahu’s approval to Palestinian State

[ PIC 29/08/2014 – 03:15 PM ] RAMALLAH, (PIC)– Spokesman for the Israeli premier Ofir Gendelman denied that Benyamin Netanyahu accepted the establishment of a Palestinian state along the 1967 borders. “What Palestinian president [Mahmoud] Abbas said about premier Netanyahu’s approval to the establishment of a Palestinian state along the 1948 borders was untrue,” Gendelman […]

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