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15,000 settlement units to be built north of O. Jerusalem

15,000 settlement units to be built north of O. Jerusalem

The Israeli Housing Ministry and the Jerusalem Municipality have launched a large settlement scheme aimed at building 15,000 settlement units on the lands of Qalandiya airport and...
7,000 Palestinian prisoners in Israeli jails

7,000 Palestinian prisoners in Israeli jails

Some 1,500 Palestinian political prisoners held by Israel launched a mass hunger strike on Monday 17/4/ 2017 to press for basic rights and shed light on the...
Calls on WHO to intervene against force-feeding prisoners

Calls on WHO to intervene against force-feeding prisoners

Issa Qaraqe, the head of the Prisoners and Ex-Prisoners Affairs Commission, and Qaddoura Fares, the head of the Palestinian Prisoner Society, called on Friday on the World...
Islamic Jihad: Hundreds intend to join hunger strike in Israeli jails

Islamic Jihad: Hundreds intend to join hunger strike in Israeli jails

The Islamic Jihad Movement’s leading committee of prisoners said that hundreds of detainees in Israeli jails would join the hunger strike battle in the next few days. In...
IOF kidnaps two Palestinians from Fawwar camp

IOF kidnaps two Palestinians from Fawwar camp

The Israeli occupation forces (IOF) on Tuesday kidnapped two Palestinian citizens from al-Fawwar refugee camp, southwest of al-Khalil city. Local sources said that 19-year-old Wisam Maghalsa and 25-year-old...
Israeli forces shoot Palestinian teen as clashes erupt on Gaza-Israel border

Israeli forces shoot Palestinian teen as clashes erupt on Gaza-Israel border

Israeli forces Friday opened live ammunition during clashes with Palestinians near al-Bureij refugee on the eastern borders of the besieged Gaza Strip, injuring a 16-year-old Palestinian. A spokesperson...
Death in numbers: A year of violence in the occupied Palestinian territory and Israel

Death in numbers: A year of violence in the occupied Palestinian territory

In October 2015 began what has been in turn called a wave of unrest, a Palestinian upheaval, or even the “Jerusalem Intifada.” Whatever the name, the past year...

Parliamentary petition urges Israel lobby inquiry

A new, Parliament-hosted petition is urging an official inquiry into the activities of the Israeli embassy and its lobbying efforts in Westminster. The petition, titled ‘Inquiry into Israel...
Israel reportedly approves hundreds of new housing units

Israel reportedly approves hundreds of new housing units in East Jerusalem

Israel's Jerusalem municipality reportedly approved permits for 566 new illegal Israeli settlement units in occupied East Jerusalem on Sunday, after the plans had been put on hold...

UN warns Israel against destroying prospects for peace

A senior UN official has warned Israel against destroying further prospects for peace in the Middle East, in comments made yesterday. Addressing the United Nations Security Council, Nickolay...

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