Palestine Post 210216

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Palestine Post brings you live, breaking news and daily briefings on Israeli war crimes in the Occupied Palestinian Territories (OPT)

pp1. Tel Aviv Returns Two Palestinian Victims Bodies

Israeli occupation forces handed over on Friday the body of a Palestinian man killed earlier that day by Israeli forces during clashes in the occupied West Bank village of Silwad.



IOF killed a young Palestinian man in the occupied West Bank village of Beit Fajjar on Friday. The victim was identified as Khaled Yousif Taqatqa, 21, who was shot and died as a result of his injuries at Hadassah hospital in Jerusalem.

3. Live Fire on Unarmed Protestors – West Bank

ppAt least nine Palestinians were shot and one was detained during clashes with Israeli forces across the occupied Palestinian territories of the West Bank, Friday.

4. Live Fire & Injuries – Gaza

In the Gaza Strip, three Palestinians were injured by live fire and another by a rubber-coated steel bullet in the northern area of the enclave, last Thursday.

ppAt least seven Palestinian youths were injured Friday evening after Israeli Occupation Forces (IOF) opened fire at them on the borders of Gaza. A spokesman for the Health Ministry affirmed that four youths were injured north of Gaza, three of them were shot with live rounds while the fourth suffered rubber bullet injury.

5. Siege 

ppThe Israeli occupation forces closed a main thoroughfare north of Jerusalem in the occupied West Bank. IOF declared that a section of route 60 running between Qalandiya checkpoint and the illegal Adam settlement, also known as Geva Benyamin, was closed to all vehicles.

6. Predawn Detention Raids

ppIOF abducted five Palestinians during predawn detention raids across the occupied West Bank on Friday.

7. Refugees 

The Palestinian refugees in Lebanon have submitted a letter over the UNRWA service cuts to the European Union (EU) mission in Beirut.


8. Denied Family visitation to Mohamed Al Qeiq

ppThe Israeli occupation Authorities (IOA) decided on Friday to deny family visits to captive journalist Mohamed al-Qeiq, who is on hunger strike since 89 days. The Red Cross said in a statement that the IOA officially decided to prevent the family of captive al-Qeiq from visiting him for “security reasons.”

9. Demolition of Property

ppIsraeli newspaper Haaretz said that Israeli civil administration had intensified the pace of demolition of Palestinians’ homes constructed in West Bank territories classified as Area C without building permissions since the beginning of 2016. Radio Israel quoted the newspaper’s Friday issue as stating that 293 structures were razed over the past six weeks. While, 447 structures were knocked down over the year of 2015.

PALESTINE POST is brought to you by Middle East Rising in collaboration with Khamakar Press, Days of Palestine and Free Palestine news.

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