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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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Settlers raze vast tract of Palestinian land in Jalud village

Jewish settlers on Sunday bulldozed a vast tract of Palestinian-owned agricultural land in Jalud village, south of Nablus in the occupied West Bank. Local official Ghassan Daghlas said that Jalud villagers discovered in the morning that their lands were razed and spoilt by bulldozers belonging to settlers from the nearby illegal outposts of Ahiya and Esh Kodesh, adding that local …

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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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Palestinian wins legal battle over his land in Beit Jala

A Palestinian citizen has managed to extract an Israeli court decision confirming his ownership of his land in Beit Jala town, west of Bethlehem in the occupied West Bank. Local official Hasan Berijiya stated on Wednesday that the landowner, Ramzi Qaisiya, had  been fighting a legal battle over the ownership of his land in al-Makhrur area of Beit Jala against …

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Kushner’s new ideas are Netanyahu’s old ones

Kushner’s new ideas are not different from Netanyahu’s old ones. The inexperienced US president’s son-in-law, with poor charisma, who, as a result of family connections, jumped to the top of the American leadership hierarchy and took over a handful of the most complex foreign policy files (the Palestinian issue and US-Saudi relations) has moved a step ahead in the “deal …

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US lawmakers bully Ireland over move to ban Israel’s settlement goods

A grouping of US politicians has threatened Ireland with economic repercussions if it bans goods from Israel’s settlements in the occupied West Bank. Both houses in the Irish parliament, the Oireachtas, have approved a bill to outlaw Israel’s settlement exports during the past few months. Ten US lawmakers have reacted to the moves by warning that a ban could have “potentially severe …

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Israeli ministers pledge to settle ‘2 million Jews’ in West Bank as gov’t approves 1000s more units in the heart of Palestinian communities

Israel has approved some 4,000 new settlement units as part of a massive settlement project spanning across occupied East Jerusalem and into West Jerusalem, Israeli media reported. Jerusalem’s planning and construction committee approved the project earlier this week, paving the way for 4,416 housing new units in the city. According to local reports, units will be built in the East …

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243 Jewish Migrants Arrive Occupied Palestine

243 Ukrainian Jewish immigrants landed in Tel Aviv in the Occupied Palestine. According to Israeli sources, all immigrants will receive 500$ each in addition to the Israeli passport and will be distributed on different occupied Palestinian cities. Israeli sources reported that at least 29K Jews migrated to Israel, most of them Russian and Ukrainian.

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Over 50 Jewish settlers defile Aqsa Mosque in morning tours

Hordes of Jewish settlers on Sunday morning desecrated the Aqsa Mosque’s courtyards under police escort. According to local sources, about 57 settlers entered the Mosque through al-Maghariba Gate in groups and toured its courtyards and plateaus as they were receiving information about the alleged temple mounts from rabbis. The Aqsa Mosque is exposed to daily desecration by Jewish settlers in …

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Thousands of Palestinian demonstrators open long-closed al-Aqsa gate

Despite the increased deployment of Israeli forces across the Old City of Jerusalem, thousands of Palestinians made their way to the al-Aqsa mosque compound for prayers and protests on Friday over perceived threats to the status quo at the holy site – reopening a hall of the compound that had been closed by Israeli forces for 16 years. Israeli occupation …

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