IOF clashes with youths, raids prisoner’s house in Qaffin town


Several Palestinian citizens on Saturday morning suffered from their exposure to tear gas during clashes between local youths and the Israeli occupation forces (IOF) in Qaffin town, north of Tulkarem.

During its presence in the town, the IOF raided the house of Sheikh Majdi Ajouli, a prisoner in Israeli jails, and wreaked havoc on its furniture at the pretext of conducting a search.

Sheikh Ajouli, 50, was one of the detainees who released as part of the 2011 prisoner swap deal between the Hamas Movement and the occupation state, but he was rejailed in 2014 and his life sentence was reinstated.

(Source / 04.07.2020)

Settlers threaten to kill and displace Palestinians in al-Khalil

Jewish crimes

A horde of extremist Jewish settlers on Friday evening infiltrated into Wadi al-Husain area in the east of al-Khalil city and verbally attacked the local residents.

According to local sources, a group of settlers spread through the streets of Wadi al-Husain area and shouted death threats against the residents.

The settlers also threatened to expel the locals from the area and seize their homes.

The Wadi al-Husain residents and their property are exposed to repeated attacks and crimes by Jewish settlers, who live in nearby settlements and outposts.

(Source / 04.07.2020)

Israeli police rearrest Jerusalemite following his release from jail

Israeli court ordered his conditional releas

Israeli court

The Israeli occupation police on Thursday rearrested Palestinian prisoner Mohamed al-Abbasi, a resident of Silwan district in east Jerusalem, immediately after he was released from the Negev jail.

According to an informed source, police officers arrested Abbasi and took him to the Moskobiya detention center in western Jerusalem after he completed his 45-month prison term and left the Negev jail.

However, the Israeli magistrate court in Occupied Jerusalem on Friday ordered his release on condition of not entering the holy city for 10 days.

Abbasi was arrested in 2016 on different charges.

(Source / 04.07.2020)

The occupation suppresses a peaceful activity against settlement in the foothills of Jabal Ebal, north of Nablus

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A number of citizens were injured yesterday during the occupation forces’ suppression of a protest event in refusal to establish a settlement outpost in the northern town of Asira, north of Nablus.

Dozens participated in the march called by the northern municipality of Asira and the national action factions to hold Friday prayers in the Beit Zaki area of ​​Jabal Ebal, which settlers are seeking to seize.

The occupation forces were present in the area, as well as buses of settlers, preventing the participants from reaching the site, and they fired bullets, sound and tear gas at them.

One of the participants was shot in the foot and taken to hospital, while others were suffocated by tear gas.

(Source / 04.07.2020)

15 civilians were injured by rubber bullets in the Kafr Qaddum march

15 participants were injured in the Kafr Qaddum weekly march, in addition to injuries due to collective suffocation during violent confrontations in the village of Kafr Qaddum after the start of the weekly march and its entry into the tenth year of weekly confrontations and events.

The occupation soldiers used methods of repression against the participants, including live bullets, rubber, metal, and spongy, and tear gas canisters, and ambushes to arrest the participants, targeting water tanks, and seizing rooftops to snip the participants from them.

And due to the suspension of Friday prayers, the gathering took place in the square of the Omar Bin Al-Khattab Mosque at twelve o’clock and was launched, and leadership cadres participated in the march.

Murad Shtaiwi, coordinator of the weekly march, told Al-Quds: “The occupation army took revenge on the participants, which led to injuries in their ranks, at the beginning of the tenth year of the life of the weekly march calling for opening the main entrance, and the march became a title for the popular resistance, despite the bill that was paid. Detained, injured, and disabled, an elderly martyr, and financial fines.

(Source / 04.07.2020)

‘Palestinians will not raise the white flag’ says Palestine Archbishop Atallah Hanna

Archbishop of Jerusalem’s Greek Orthodox Church, Atallah Hanna [centre], seen during a protest in the West bank city of Hebron on 22 January 2015 [Muhesen Amren / ApaImages]
Archbishop of Jerusalem’s Greek Orthodox Church, Atallah Hanna [centre], seen during a protest in the West bank city of Hebron on 22 January 2015

Despite their sufferings, Palestinians will not raise the white flag,” the Head of the Sebastia Diocese of the Greek Orthodox Church in Jerusalem Archbishop Atallah Hanna announced on Friday.

In a press release sent to mass media, Hanna stated: “May God help the Palestinian people who endure the sufferings under coronavirus, unemployment and poverty.”

He stressed: “The Palestinians endure sufferings in every single side of their life due to the oppressive occupation policies.”

The archbishop continued: “May God help this nation amidst these circumstances which includes conspiracies aiming to liquidate our people, our just cause which is the most just and noble cause in modern human history.”

Concluding his remarks, Hanna noted: “We are sure that we will win in spite of all the difficulties and conspiracies which are targeting the Palestinians who will never raise the white flag.”

Fatah: We will deal with Israel ‘like an enemy’ if it annexes the West Bank

(Source / 04.07.2020)

Israel TV: Hamas, Fatah cooperation against deal of the century a ‘dangerous development’

The national and Islamic forces and factions in Gaza, including Hamas and Fatah, reach an agreement on a unified national plan of action to confront the US' 'deal of the century' and Israel's annexation plans on June 28, 2020 [Mohammad Asad / Middle East Monitor]
The national and Islamic forces and factions in Gaza, including Hamas and Fatah, reach an agreement on a unified national plan of action to confront the US’ ‘deal of the century’ and Israel’s annexation plans on June 28, 2020 

The ongoing cooperation between the two Palestinian rival groups, Hamas and Fatah, to topple the US deal of the century and Israel’s annexation is a “dangerous development”, Israeli Channel 12 reported on Friday.

Channel 12 disclosed that such a possibility was expected, but Israeli security did not expect that it would happen in such a short time-frame, adding: “It is a dangerous development because of the very short time they needed to reach this unity which surprised the Israeli security services.”

On Thursday, Deputy Hamas Chief Saleh Al-Arouri appeared with Senior Fatah Leader Jebril Al-Rajoub in a joint press conference, declaring their unity against the deal of the century and the Israeli annexation plan.

“The press conference is not important, but what is happening on the ground is very important, mainly the detention of Hamas members by the Palestinian Authority (PA),” Al Watan Voice reported the Israeli channel stating.

Read: Hamas, Fatah to unify efforts against annexation plan

Meanwhile, former Israeli Communication Minister Ayoob Kara stated that the Hamas and Fatah cooperation “raises concerns” as Fatah’s leader confirmed that his movement would let Hamas work in Gaza, Israeli Channel 7 reported.

Rajoub announced in the press conference that he was “confident about Hamas’ intentions,” noting that the Palestinians have been waiting for this conference to be the starting point of national unity.

(Source / 04.07.2020)

Fifteen Palestinians Shot, Injured at Kufur Qaddoum Weekly Protest

Fifteen Palestinians were shot and injured by Israeli soldiers, Friday, at the weekly protest in the northern West Bank village of Kufur Qaddoum, the Palestinian WAFA News Agency reported.

Locals in Kufur Qaddoum village, in the Qalqilia governorate, have been organizing protests every Friday for several years, to express their rejection of the illegal Israeli settlements and the Apartheid Wall.

Local official, Morad Eshteiwi, coordinator of the Popular Committee against the Annexation Wall and Colonies, told WAFA that Israeli forces fired rubber-coated steel rounds and tear-gas at the demonstrators, injuring 15 of them rubber-coated steel rounds, while many others suffered the toxic effects of toxic tear-gas inhalation.

All injuries were said to have been treated by local medics on site.

Deputy Chairman of the ruling Fatah Movement, Mahmoud al-Aloul, who took part in the demonstration, said the protest was a clear statement that the Palestinian people and their leadership are unified in their rejection of Israel’s plan to expropriate more Palestinian-owned land, in addition to their struggle for freedom and independence.

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(Source / 04.07.2020)

Settlers set fire to hundreds of olive trees in Nablus

Nablus (QNN)- Israeli settlers set fire to dozens of olive trees in the village of Huwwarah in southern Nablus on Saturday.

Ghassan Daghlas, a PA official who monitors settlement activities in the northern West Bank, told QNN that nearly 40 settlers set fire to olive trees in the village.

He added that hundreds of olive trees are still on fire while the Palestinian civil defence is trying to control the fire.

Confrontations erupted in the area following the Israeli crime. Daghlas added that there are substantial losses but they have not been tracked yet.

(Source / 04.07.2020)

21 injuries during Israeli repression of West Bank protests

Occupied West Bank (QNN)- Confrontations swept the occupied West Bank on Friday after the Israeli army repressed peaceful protests that went to the streets rejecting the Israeli annexation plans.

The Palestinian Red Crescent said that its teams have dealt with 15 injuries during confrontations in Kafr Qaddoum near Qalqilya. The injuries were caused by Israeli rubber-coated metal bullets and tear gas canisters.

The Red Crescent also dealt with six injuries during confrontations with the Israeli army in Asira ash-Shamaliya in northern Nablus. The Israeli army opened fire at medical teams, causing damage to an ambulance.

In the same vein, confrontations erupted between Israeli occupiers and native Palestinians in Bab Az Zawiyeh in occupied Hebron.

In Salfit, native Palestinians looked to a plan, threatened by Israeli confiscation plans, nd protested against the Israeli annexation.

(Source / 04.07.2020)