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Two Israelis killed in stabbing and shooting attack in Salfit

At least two Israelis were killed and two others were seriously injured on Sunday morning after a Palestinian young man stabbed a soldier and snatched his gun near the illegal settlement of Ariel in Salfit, north of the occupied West Bank. According to the Hebrew media, one soldier and one settler were killed when a Palestinian stabbed the former at …

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A soldier and a settler were killed .. Details of the Salfit attack

The Israeli occupation announced on Sunday the killing of a soldier and a settler in two shootings and stabbing in the northern West Bank. “Palestinians took control of a settler’s car and reached a checkpoint near the settlement of Ariel, near Salfit. We stabbed a soldier, took control of his gun, then opened fire on another settler and continued the …

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PA condemns Israel’s field executions of Palestinians

Palestinian Authority (PA)’s Ministry of Foreign Affairs yesterday condemned field executions carried out by Israeli occupation forces against Palestinians, Al-Hayat Al-Jadeeda newspaper reported. The ministry called for the rights groups to document these crimes and raise them in specialised international courts, including the ICC. In a statement, the ministry noted that Israel’s field execution of Palestinians had increased, citing the execution of …

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Hamas calls on Palestinians to defend Al-Aqsa Mosque

Hamas yesterday called on Palestinians in the occupied West Bank, Jerusalem and other Palestinian territories to defend Al-Aqsa Mosque and defy the Israeli decision to close the sacred site. In a statement published on its website, Hamas urged Palestinians to uphold their inalienable right move in and out of the holy compound freely. Meanwhile, it urged the Arab and Islamic …

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Hordes of Israeli settlers storm al-Aqsa Mosque

Dozens of Israeli settlers on Tuesday morning defiled al-Aqsa Mosque in Occupied Jerusalem under police guard. Quds Press said, quoting the Islamic Awqaf, that 61 extremist settlers stormed the Mosque in the early morning hours through al-Maghareba Gate. The settlers performed Talmudic rituals at Bab al-Rahma prayer rea, while restrictions were tightened on Muslim worshipers. The Israeli police allowed another …

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Israelis ‘undergo Jewish DNA test before being allowed to marry’

Israel’s rabbinate “has been performing genetic testing on Israelis from the former Soviet Union, to check if they are ‘genetically Jewish’ as a condition for marriage registration”, according to Ynet. The new site reported that “at least 20 couples have come forward after having been asked to undergo the procedure in the past year.” “Although the existence of such tests was …

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Netanyahu: Israel ‘not a state of all its citizens’

Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu said yesterday that Israel is home only for the Jewish people, ignoring Arab citizens who make up 20 per cent of its population. On Twitter, he wrote: “Israel is not a state of all its citizens… According to the basic nationality law we passed, Israel is the nation state of the Jewish people – and …

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Hundreds Attend Funerals of Two Slain Palestinian Youth

Two Palestinian youth, both shot dead by Israeli forces, were laid to rest Saturday – one in the Gaza Strip and one in the West Bank. Hundreds of people attended each funeral, according to the Wafa Palestinian News Agency. The young girl Samah Zoheir Mubarak, 16, was shot dead with several live rounds, by Israeli soldiers, at the Zaim military checkpoint, …

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Israeli Soldiers Kill A Palestinian Near Jericho

Israeli soldiers killed, on Sunday at dawn, a young Palestinian man, driving through a military block on Road #90 in the Jordan Valley area, near Jericho in the occupied West Bank. Media sources said army informed the Palestinian District Coordination Office that the young man, Salama Salah Ka’abna, 22, was shot dead while bypassing a vehicle which was stopped by …

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Israel cuts water supply to 2,600 Palestinians in Jordan Valley

Israeli forces and the Israeli Civil Administration cut the water supply to 2,600 of Palestinians living in communities in Bardala village in the Jordan Valley, northern occupied West Bank, yesterday. Mutaz Bisharat, an official who monitors settlement activity in Tubas/Jordan Valley, told Ma’an that Israeli forces cut off water supply for 60 per cent of residents of the Bardala village; amounting to …

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