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”

Egypt closes Gaza border amid tensions with Hamas

Rafah closure linked to Cairo’s efforts to broker a long-term ceasefire between Israel and Hamas, Egyptian officials say. Egypt has closed its main border crossing point with the Gaza Strip amid tensions with the territory’s Hamas rulers, officials have said. It was the first time the Rafah crossing was shuttered during a workday since earlyContinue reading “Egypt closes Gaza border amid tensions with Hamas”

Israel launches airstrikes in Gaza after border clashes

The violence is one of the worst since the 11-day Israel-Hamas conflict in May. A 13-year-old Palestinian boy and an Israeli Border Police solider were among those critically injured. Israeli fighter jets struck Hamas sites in Gaza late on Saturday following clashes between Palestinians and border troops that left dozens wounded. A 13-year-old Palestinian boy and an Israeli BorderContinue reading “Israel launches airstrikes in Gaza after border clashes”

Hezbollah launches rocket fire in response to Israeli air raids

Hezbollah claims responsibility for rocket fire a day after Israeli air raids amid an escalation of cross-border hostilities. The Lebanese group, Hezbollah, has said it fired rockets at open ground near Israeli positions in response to Israeli air raids on southern Lebanon, drawing retaliatory Israeli strikes. In a statement on Friday, Hezbollah said it hadContinue reading “Hezbollah launches rocket fire in response to Israeli air raids”

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”

Footage of Palestinian Boy Killed by IDF Shows Troops Fire as Car Backs Up

The videos made public by the Israeli human rights group B’Tselem were filmed from two vantage points near the West Bank town of Beit Ummar, where the boy, Mohammed al-Alami, was fatally shot in the chest Footage of last week’s fatal shooting of a 12-year-old Palestinian boy by Israeli soldiers near the West Bank cityContinue reading “Footage of Palestinian Boy Killed by IDF Shows Troops Fire as Car Backs Up”

Israeli forces kill Palestinian during West Bank funeral protest

Israeli troops shoot dead Shawkat Awad, 20, during the funeral of a Palestinian boy killed by army fire the previous day. Israeli troops shot and killed a Palestinian man in a protest that erupted on Thursday during the funeral of a 12-year-old Palestinian boy shot dead by soldiers a day earlier, the Palestinian health ministryContinue reading “Israeli forces kill Palestinian during West Bank funeral protest”

Israeli forces shoot and kill 11-year-old Palestinian boy in Hebron

Israeli forces shot and killed 11-year-old Mohammad Mo’ayyad Bahjat Abu Sara in Beit Ummar north of Hebron on July 28, 2021. Israeli forces shot and killed an 11-year-old Palestinian boy today in the southern occupied West Bank. Mohammad Mo’ayyad Bahjat Abu Sara, 11, was shot and killed by Israeli forces around 3 p.m. as heContinue reading “Israeli forces shoot and kill 11-year-old Palestinian boy in Hebron”

Palestinian protester shot by Israeli army dies

Mohammed Munir al-Tamimi, 17, who suffered gunshot wounds during Friday’s protests, died in hospital, the Palestinian health ministry says. A Palestinian teenager has died after being shot by Israeli soldiers at a protest over illegal Israeli settlements in the occupied West Bank, Palestinian authorities said on Saturday. Seventeen-year-old Mohammed Munir al-Tamimi, who suffered gunshot wounds,Continue reading “Palestinian protester shot by Israeli army dies”

Settler, Masked Person Filmed Shooting at Palestinians as Israeli Soldiers Watch

Two Palestinians were killed in May clashes near the West Bank settlement of Yitzhar, but it is unclear which shooters were responsible Armed settlers were filmed in May by human rights group B’Tselem shooting at Palestinians who did not endanger them, even as soldiers stood by and spoke with them. They were part of aContinue reading “Settler, Masked Person Filmed Shooting at Palestinians as Israeli Soldiers Watch”

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