Arabs outnumber Jews in Israel, occupied territories: official

The report, which puts the number of Palestinians at 6.8 million, does not include Jerusalem residents. More Arabs than Jews inhabit Israel and the occupied Palestinian territories, according to an official from Israel’s military-run civil administration. Speaking before the Knesset’s Foreign Affairs and Defence Committee on Monday, Colonel Haim Mendez told legislators that five million […]

Israeli forces kill mentally disabled Palestinian

Mohammad Zain al-Jabari dies after Israeli forces shoot him in the chest during protests in the city of Hebron. Bethlehem, occupied West Bank – Israeli forces have killed a mentally disabled Palestinian man during clashes in the Bab al-Zawiya area of Hebron city in the occupied West Bank, according to a family member and officials. […]

Israel demands payment for jeep that killed Palestinian

Rights groups and family say compensation demand is part an escalating Israeli repressive policy against Palestinians. Ramallah, occupied West Bank – Abdulla has never met his older brother and namesake, but the one-year-old doesn’t fail to point at the many pictures of his sibling that adorn the family’s living room and often blow it a kiss. […]

Palestinian killed after stabbing attack in Hebron

Palestinian shot and killed after stabbing Israeli guard in illegal settlement in Hebron, Israeli officials say. A Palestinian man was shot and killed after a stabbing attack on an Israeli guard outside an illegal settlement in the occupied West Bank city of Hebron. According to the Israeli army, Hamza Zaamara drove up on Wednesday morning to […]

A 'system of control': Child detention in the occupied West Bank

The arrests of Fawzi Al-Junaidi and Ahed Tamimi shed light on Israel’s conduct towards Palestinian minors. At the end of 2017, during widespread protests against US President Donald Trump’s recognition of Jerusalem as Israel’s capital, two Palestinian teenagers had run-ins with Israeli soldiers that went viral.  Fawzi al-Junaidi was pictured blindfolded and surrounded by over […]

Muslim guardians of Jerusalem's holy sites

A symbol of religious coexistence in the Holy Land includes a centuries-old tradition found in the hands of Adeeb Joudeh al-Husseini. A symbol of religious coexistence in the Holy Land includes a centuries-old tradition found in the hands of Adeeb Joudeh al-Husseini. Adeeb Joudeh al-Husseini, a Muslim man, is the keyholder of the Church of […]

Israel neglecting severely burned prisoner's needs

Israa Jaabis suffered burns and charged with attempted murder after her car exploded near Israeli checkpoint in 2015. “I feel scared when I look at my face in the mirror, so imagine what others must feel when they look at me.” Those are the words of Israa Jaabis, a 33-year-old Palestinian mother from  Jerusalem who has been […]

Palestinians condemn Israeli plans to annex West Bank

Fatah and Hamas denounce ruling Likud’s resolution that calls for formal annexation of parts of the occupied West Bank. Palestinian factions Fatah and Hamas have denounced Israeli plans to annex large parts of the occupied West Bank, saying they represented “an end to the remnants of the peace process” and would “lead to more Palestinian resistance”. […]