Anger in Israel over US plans to reopen Jerusalem consulate – TRT World

In an attempt to restore ties with Palestinians, the US plans to reopen its consulate in occupied East Jerusalem which was shut by former US President Donald Trump in 2019. But, the move has sparked backlash from the Israeli government.

Israel ‘quietly’ allows Jews to pray in Al-Aqsa compound: Report

Israeli government allowing Jews to pray at the Al-Aqsa Mosque compound, stoking fears of shifting the revered site’s status quo, NYT reports. The Israeli government is allowing Jews to conduct prayers at the Al-Aqsa Mosque compound in occupied East Jerusalem – also known to Jews as the Temple Mount – in a move that risksContinue reading “Israel ‘quietly’ allows Jews to pray in Al-Aqsa compound: Report”

Israeli court adjourns appeal against Sheikh Jarrah expulsions

Palestinian families reject court proposal to stay in homes as ‘protected tenants’ if they recognise Israeli ownership. Israel’s Supreme Court adjourned an appeal from four Palestinian families against their forced expulsion from the Sheikh Jarrah neighbourhood in occupied East Jerusalem, as the families say they have rejected a court proposal for them to stay asContinue reading “Israeli court adjourns appeal against Sheikh Jarrah expulsions”

Israeli forces open fire on Palestinians; hundreds wounded

The Palestine Red Crescent reported 379 protesters were wounded – 31 of them by live ammunition. Israeli forces opened fire on hundreds of Palestinian demonstrators who rallied against an illegal outpost in the occupied West Bank on Friday, with more than 370 people wounded including 31 hit by live ammunition. Drones dropped tear gas canistersContinue reading “Israeli forces open fire on Palestinians; hundreds wounded”

UN report accuses Israel of ‘grave violations’ against children

Annual review of children and armed conflict says IDF maimed hundreds of minors in West Bank, mostly by tear gas An annual United Nations report on children in war accused Israel of hundreds of “grave violations” in 2020. The report, presented to the UN Security Council on Monday and dated May 6, 2021, said thatContinue reading “UN report accuses Israel of ‘grave violations’ against children”

Israeli settlers refuse to vacate illegal West Bank settlement

As settler violence and Palestinian protests spread, a major focal point is Beita in the northern occupied West Bank. Tensions in the occupied West Bank have reached boiling point as Israeli settlers continue their expropriation of Palestinian land, in some cases defying Israeli authorities by refusing to evacuate land that Palestinians depend on for theirContinue reading “Israeli settlers refuse to vacate illegal West Bank settlement”

Armed settlers open gunfire at Palestinians west of Nablus

Armed Israeli settlers last night opened gunfire at Palestinian civilians at a main junction near the village of Deir Sharaf, to the west of Nablus city in the occupied West Bank, according to a local source. No injuries were reported. Ghassan Daghlas, who monitors Israeli settlement activities in the north of the West Bank, toldContinue reading “Armed settlers open gunfire at Palestinians west of Nablus”

Israel-Palestine Vaccine Deal Cancelled Over Expiration Dates

The Palestinian Authroity (PA) cancelled the agreement and accused Israel of being untruthful over the vaccines real expiration dates. The Palestinian Authority’s Health Minister Dr. Mai Alkaila announced on Friday  the cancellation of a vaccine agreement with Israel, after doses were discovered to be expired by the end of this month.  Palestinians were set toContinue reading “Israel-Palestine Vaccine Deal Cancelled Over Expiration Dates”

Israeli police arrest 11 Palestinians in Deir Al Asad

The Israeli police on Sunday arrested 11 Palestinians from Deir Al Asad in 1948-occupied Galilee. The police claimed that the arrest campaign came following tension that prevailed in the town. A police report claimed that citizens “assaulted cops and burnt two vehicles, which had arrived in the town to check on a shooting during aContinue reading “Israeli police arrest 11 Palestinians in Deir Al Asad”

A Year Later, Israeli Cop Charged Over Killing of Autistic Palestinian Eyad al-Hallaq

The 20-year-old Border Police officer is charged with reckless homicide The Justice Ministry’s unit for investigating police misconduct filed an indictment Thursday against a Border Police officer for reckless homicide of an autistic Palestinian in East Jerusalem who was shot dead last year.   The charge against the 20-year-old officer carries up to twelve years in prison.Continue reading “A Year Later, Israeli Cop Charged Over Killing of Autistic Palestinian Eyad al-Hallaq”

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