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Israeli forces kill Palestinian woman in Nablus

Israeli forces kill Palestinian woman in Nablus

Israeli forces have today shot and killed a young Palestinian woman at the Zaatara military checkpoint in the northern occupied West Bank district of Nablus after she allegedly attempted to stab an Israeli border police guard, Ma’an reported. The woman was identified by local sources as 23-year-old Raheeq Shajee Birawi ...

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Committee: 'Overwhelming majority' of Palestinian minors in Israeli custody are 'tortured'

Committee: ‘Overwhelming majority’ of Palestinian minors in Israeli custody are ‘tortured’

The “overwhelming majority” of Palestinian minors held in Israel’s Megiddo and Ofer prisons have been tortured during their detention and interrogation, the Palestinian Committee of Prisoners’ Affairs said Tuesday, amid a marked increase in the incarceration and mistreatment of Palestinian children by Israel. Lawyer for the committee Luay Ukka said ...

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UNESCO to repeat vote ruling no Jewish link to Al-Aqsa

UNESCO to repeat vote ruling no Jewish link to Al-Aqsa

UNESCO’s Administrative Committee will today repeat a vote held last week which denied the existence of a relationship between Judaism and Al-Aqsa Mosque. Mexico requested the vote be repeated, taking advantage of a provision which allows for a repeat of ballots on a resolution within a certain period of time, ...

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UNESCO Backs Motion Nullifying Jewish Ties to Aqsa Mosque

UNESCO Backs Motion Nullifying Jewish Ties to Aqsa Mosque

The United Nations cultural and heritage body, UNESCO, has condemned Israel’s “escalating aggressions” regarding the holy site in Jerusalem’s Old City, known to Muslims as al-Haram al-Sharif, and to Jews as the Temple Mount, prompting a furious reaction from Israeli politicians. A resolution passed on Thursday denied the importance of ...

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Arab-Israeli detained for Facebook post

Arab-Israeli detained for Facebook post

Israeli police yesterday detained an Arab-Israeli for publishing posts on social media which were “inciting”, Ma’an news site reported. Israeli police spokeswoman Luba Al-Samri said that during the Jewish holiday of Yom Kippur, Israeli forces detained a resident of Nazareth who reportedly posted pictures of “terrorists” on Facebook with messages ...

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Israeli justice minister: BDS is the ‘new face of terrorism’

Israeli justice minister: BDS is the ‘new face of terrorism’

Israeli Justice Minister Ayelet Shaked branded the Boycott, Divestment and Sanctions (BDS) movement a form of “terrorism”, in remarks made yesterday. Speaking at a Jewish National Fund (JNF) conference in New York, the hardline right-wing minister compared the BDS campaign to tunnels under the Gaza border fence. “Sometimes the BDS ...

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