Palestine News

Six Homes, Including a Nine-Story Apartment Building, Demolished by Israeli Forces in Wadi al-Homs

Israeli forces invaded, Monday morning, the village of Wadi al-Homs, southeast of Jerusalem, and demolished five single-family homes and an apartment building nine stories high that was under construction. The village is located in the township of Sur Bahir, located southeast of Jerusalem in an area that Israel has slated for colonization in its E1 Jerusalem expansion plan. Israeli officials …

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Israel demolishes Palestinian homes near West Bank barrier

SUR BAHER, West Bank – Israeli forces began demolishing Palestinian homes near a military barrier on the outskirts of Jerusalem on Monday, in the face of protests and international criticism. Bulldozers accompanied by hundreds of Israeli police and soldiers moved into Sur Baher, a Palestinian village on the edge of East Jerusalem in an area that Israel captured and occupied …

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Jordan, Morocco affirm on ‘protecting Jerusalem’s holy sites’

Jordanian foreign minister, Ayman Safadi, and his Moroccan counterpart, Nasser Bourita, agreed on Saturday “to cooperate on protecting the holy sites of the occupied Palestinian city of Jerusalem.” “The kingdom has been exerting efforts to protect Jerusalem’s holy sites and to preserve its history,” Safadi said during his meeting with Bourita, which was held in the Jordanian capital of Amman. …

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The solution to Israel’s siege on Gaza is decolonization

Unemployment in the Gaza Strip now stands at more than 50 percent. Enforced joblessness is “as high as 69 percent in the under-26 age bracket,” according to Israeli human rights group B’Tselem. These shocking statistics tell you a lot about the truly desperate state of affairs in the coastal enclave. Israel, in alliance with the Egyptian military dictatorship, has kept Gaza …

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Israel committed 628 violations in Gaza during first half of 2019

Israel committed 628 violations against Palestinians in the buffer zone east of the Gaza Strip during the first half of 2019, Al-Mezan Centre for Human Rights announced on Thursday.  Al-Mezan said that these Israeli violations included 261 attacks against workers and 183 against protesters. The report also stated that the violations included the detention of 56 Palestinians, including 15 children, …

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Israel’s Shin Bet refuses work permits for 5,000 Gazans

Israeli intelligence agency Shin Bet rejected a plan which would have allowed 5,000 Palestinians from the Gaza Strip to work in Israel, Ynet News reported yesterday. News reports revealed that there had been secret talks between Israel and Hamas to allow 5,000 workers from Gaza to work in Israel as part of the truce understandings. “In Gaza, people will choose to work …

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Senior Hamas delegation meets Russia officials in Moscow

A Hamas delegation headed by Dr. Musa Abu Marzouq yesterday met with Russian Deputy Foreign Minister Michael Bogdanov in Moscow. Abu Marzouq briefed the Russian official on the political developments of the Palestinian issue including the US’ “deal of the century”, stressing that all Palestinian people reject it. The senior Russian official confirmed that Moscow is interested in following up …

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Why Great Return March ?!

Gaza Responds (1)  Do you know that the average of unemployment have approximately reached 49% of youth in the Gaza Strip and the average of poverty is about 65% ?! Do you even know that 38% of the families in Gaza are living under the poverty line? Talents, abilities, and even hopes are being devastated and destroyed by the unjust …

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Israel’s Latest ‘Security Problem’: Who’s to Blame for Gaza’s Environmental Crisis

Writing in The Jewish Journal under the title, “A Spillover Crisis: How Gaza’s Water Shortage Affects Israel”, Dominik Doehler explains the direct link between Gaza’s water problems and Israel. Doehler offered a scientific explanation behind the besieged Strip’s water crisis, but when it was time to assign responsibility, something went wrong. Instead of recognizing how Israel’s war and protracted siege destroyed Gaza’s …

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