Palestinian Injured After Israeli Colonist Rammed Him With Car In Hebron

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Palestinian medical sources said a man was injured, Monday, after an illegal Israeli colonist rammed him with his car, east of Sa’ir town, north of the southern West Bank city of Hebron.

The sources said that man, Sobhi Mohammad Abdul-Fattah Shalalda, 32, suffered various cuts and bruises to different parts of his body, when the colonist rammed him with his car east of Sa’ir.

The Israeli assailant is from the illegal Afsar (also known as Metzad) colony, built on Palestinian lands owned by the villagers of al-Qanoub, east of Sa’ir.

Shalalda received treatment by Palestinian Red Crescent medics, who were called to the scene, before they moved him to the Hebron Governmental Hospital, suffering moderate wounds.

The incident took place on a bypass road, one of the numerous roads used by illegal Israeli colonists, and witness dozens of similar incidents over the years.

Also on Monday, Israeli colonists carried out dozens of attacks against the Palestinians and their cars in various main roads in the occupied West Bank, resulting in damage to scores of cars, and the injury of at least three Palestinians near Nablus, in northern West Bank.

The attacks took place near Nablus, Qalqilia, Hebron, and various other areas in the West Bank.

Dozens of colonists also closed the Deir Sharaf village junction, west of Nablus, Huwwara junction, south of Nablus, Kidumim junction near Qalqilia, and started throwing rocks at the Palestinians and their vehicles, causing damage to dozens of vehicles, and injured at least three Palestinians.

(Source / 22.12.2020)

Updated: “Israeli Soldiers Kill A Palestinian Teen In Jerusalem”

Israeli soldiers shot and killed, on Monday evening, a young Palestinian man near Bab Hutta Gate, in the Old City of occupied East Jerusalem, after he reportedly opened fire at them.

According to the Israeli army, the Palestinian was fatally shot by the soldiers after he opened fire at them using the Carlo weapon.

The slain Palestinian was later identified as Mahmoud Omar Sadeq Kamil, 17, from Qabatia town, south of the northern West Bank city of Jenin.

One soldier was mildly injured when he fell while chasing the Palestinian, and was moved to Shaare Zedek Hospital in Jerusalem.

Palestinian worshippers in the Al-Aqsa Mosque said they heard the shots before dozens of soldiers stormed the courtyards of the holy site and were extensively deployed around it after closing all of its gates, preventing the residents from entering or leaving it.

Dozens of police and security officers also arrived at the scene and installed many iron barriers to close the area.

The Police also stopped and interrogated dozens of young Palestinian men in the courtyards of Al-Aqsa and near it, in addition to assaulting and violently searching some of them.

On Monday at night, the soldiers invaded Qabatia town, before storming the home of Omar Kamil, the father of the slain teen, searched the property, and summoned him for interrogation in Salem military base and security center, west of Jenin.

(Source / 22.12.2020)

Nine Palestinians Detained by Occupation Forces in the West Bank

According to the Palestinian Prisoners’ Society (PPS), Sunday night and at down on Monday, Israeli forces detained nine Palestinian civilians from various parts of the West Bank.

From the northern West Bank city of Jenin, soldiers detained three Palestinians; Yazan Abd al-Raziq Muhammad Hanoon, 19, Saber Muhammad Shaqfah, 20, and Mahmoud Kamel al-Aya. From Nablus, Israeli troops detained Anan Abu Duhair.

Northeast of Ramallah, in the central occupied West Bank, Israeli forces detained Abdullah Zaghloul Abu Alia, 25, in Al-Mughayyir village, where a Palestinian child was recently killed.

Meanwhile, in al-‘Isawiya neighborhood in occupied East Jerusalem, namely; Omar Marwan Obaid and Amin Omar Hamed, also on Sunday, Israeli soldiers detained Ahmed Yunis Al-Ghoul, from Silwan town in Jerusalem.

Furthermore, from Dhahiriya town in Hebron, southern West Bank, Muhammad Bassam Al-Battat was detained by occupation forces.

The PPS added that the former prisoner, Muhammad Ahmad al-Najjar, from Hebron, was summoned by Israeli intelligence services for questioning.

(Source / 22.12.2020

Israeli Forces Storm Nablus, Shoot, Injure Five Palestinians

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Israeli forces, on Monday, opened fire at Palestinians in Nablus city, northern occupied West Bank, injuring a number of them, the Palestinian Information Center reported.

Medical sources announced that five Palestinians were shot by occupation soldiers, with live rounds. In addition, a number of people suffocated from tear-gas, when they attempted to resist the Israeli army invasion.

All five shooting injuries were transferred to local Rafidia Hospital for medical intervention.

According to eyewitnesses, the army invaded Sufyan street, and stormed an electronics store, seized the cell phone of the company’s director, and detained the owner, Anan Abu Duhair.

Meanwhile, Israeli forces detained a young man from Al-Basha street, in addition to other unidentified young men.

| Updated: “Israeli Soldiers Kill A Palestinian Teen In Jerusalem” |
| Nine Palestinians Detained by Occupation Forces in the West Bank |

(Source / 22.12.2020)

Video| Israeli settlers carry out night attacks on Palestinian villages

An Israeli borderguard scuffles with a Palestinian man in the Old City of Jerusalem on December 22, 2017, as protests continue in the region amid anger over the US president’s recognition of Jerusalem as Israel’s capital

Ramallah (QNN)- Under protection by the Israeli army, illegal settlers carried out night attacks on Palestinians and their properties throughout the occupied West Bank last night.

Israeli settlers attacked villages in the East of Ramallah and Bireh and attacked properties of native Palestinians. Local sources said settlers attacked houses located in the village of Beitin.

The sources added that native Palestinians confronted the settlers in the village. No injuries have been reported.

Meanwhile, other groups of settlers attacked the village of Burqa and vandalized Palestinians houses and properties.

Israeli settlers also attacked houses of Palestinians in the villages of Al Mughayyir, Kafr Malik, and the road between Ramallah and Nablus.

The attacks resulted in two injuries in Hebron, one of them was of a child. Settlers from the illegal settlement of Kiryat Arba attacked eastern Hebron and vandalized vehicles.

Local sources said a group of settlers attacked western Hebron, wounding Mahmoud Itmeizi (13 years old) and Muhammad Itmeizi (33 years old) from Ithna.

Ghassan Daghlas, a PA official who monitors settlement activities in the northern West Bank, said dozens of settlers attacked Palestinians’ properties in Huwwarah after the locals of the village protested against settlement activity.

Settlers also attacked a citizen near the village of Deir Sharaf in western Nablus.

Daghlas said Israeli settlers attacked and beat Sadeq Khatatbeh from Beit Forik, wounding him. He was sent to Rfedia hospital.

He added that Israeli forces closed Za’tara military checkpoint in southern Nablus for Palestinians during the settlers’ attacks.

At least three citizens were wounded in a stone-attack by settlers in Western Nablus. Another attack was also carried out in Duma in southern Nablus.

(Source / 22.12.2020)

IOF discharge soldier for not killing Palestinian man

Occupied Palestine (QNN)- The Israeli occupation army on Monday announced that it discharged an Israeli soldier and opened an initial investigation after he did not open fire at a Palestinian young man, who threw a Molotov cocktail at him in the West Bank last Saturday.

According to the investigation, the soldier ordered the young man to step out of the car. It added that the young man approached the soldier and threw a Molotov cocktail at him. The soldier escaped which allowed the young man to leave the location.

A statement by the Israeli army also revealed that the soldier, who used to serve as a commander of Golani brigade, was discharged and he will be tested again for recruitment.

(Source / 22.12.2020)

Israeli forces open fire at settlers suspected to be Palestinians

Occupied Palestine (QNN)- A Shin Bet force opened fire by mistake at a settlers’ car near Ramallah after suspecting it to be a Palestinian car, reported Israeli media.

Ynet News reported that the Israeli force thought that the settlers were Palestinians, who were planning to ram them.

According to the Israeli newspaper, the settlers were not hurt, however, the Israeli bullets hit the car only. The Shin Bet opened an investigation into the incident.

(Source / 22.12.2020)

Shut Elbit Down, Palestinian and pro-Palestine activists urge

Palestinian and pro-Palestine activists have urged to shut down Israel’s largest privately-owned arms company, Elbit Systems.

The activists have called on to shut down the company’s sites across the UK, ten sites, including 4 arms factories.

Sarah Wilkinson@swilkinsonbc

Get lost Elbit! Oldham doesn’t want israeli arms firms making weapons in their town #ShutElbitDown

Protesters from direct action network 

@Pal_action sprayed red paint in the foyer of the Jones Lang LaSalle office in Warwick Street, Soho, while others chanted outside holding a large banner that said “LaSalle, Stop Aiding War Criminals”.


Elbit provides the Israeli occupation with around 85% of its killer drones. These drones terrorise the people of Gaza and Israeli occupation uses them in daily surveillance and regular attacks.

The company’s profits skyrocketed after its equipment was used in the brutal 2014 assault on Gaza, helping ‘Israel’ to seal contracts with militaries all over the world.

In 2018, Elbit purchased IMI Systems, known for producing cluster munitions, the IOF’s sole supplier of small calibre ammunition.

So not only are the drones in the skies made by Elbit, the bullets being shot by Israeli occupation snipers are also made by Elbit.

Israeli F-16 fighter jets and Apache and Cobra attack helicopters are all made with Elbit equipment.

They have repeatedly been used to attack civilian areas, homes and refugee camps, resulting in thousands of casualties in Gaza, the West Bank, and Lebanon.

Also, Elbit’s Hermes 450 is one of the most used drones in the world. The company markets the drone as “combat proven”, having battle-tested it on Palestinian people.

Palestine Action, as it defined itself, is a direct action network demanding an end to UK complicity with Israeli apartheid, is nearly four months old, and since its launch, it has been determined to shut Israel’s UK chain of arms factories down.

Collectively, it has targeted Elbit Systems and its landlords LaSalle over 40 times, from individual actions to coordinated protests to bigger rooftop occupations.

Elbit’s biggest single customer is the “Israeli Ministry of Defence,” the war criminals.

(Source / 22.12.2020)

Video| Israeli forces kill young Palestinian near gate of Al Aqsa mosque

Occupied Jerusalem (QNN)- Israeli forces killed a young man at Hittah gate of Al Aqsa mosque after he allegedly opened fire at an Israeli officer.

Israeli media claimed the young man wounded an Israeli officer but he could not wound more soldiers due to a gun malfunction. He has been allegedly holding a Carlo gun.

Israeli Channel 12 reported that as soon as the young man approached Al Asbar gate, “he opened fire at the Israeli forces, who escaped and hid behind the walls of the old city. Then he stopped due to a gun malfunction.”

Video footage from the location of the operation shows Israeli forces chasing the young man and shooting him at point-blank range.

Videos also show Israeli forces evacuating an officer.

Eyewitnesses revealed that Israeli forces arrested two worshipers inside the courtyard of Al Aqsa mosque. They also attacked other worshipers who were leaving the holy mosque after performing Isha prayer.

After the operation, Israeli forces closed the holy mosque to Palestinians and attacked those, who were inside. They also prevented Palestinians from entry into the old city.

The occupation state has recently increased its oppression against native Palestinians, especially in occupied Jerusalem. Demolitions have increased, even inside the Green-Line areas.

Israeli forces also carry out daily night raids into Palestinians’ houses, arresting dozens of men, children, and women on a daily basis.

(Source / 22.12.2020)

Palestinian teen killed by Israeli forces in Jerusalem’s Old City

Mahmoud Omar Kameel, 17, was shot multiple times after he allegedly fired at Israeli soldiers

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A Palestinian teenager was shot dead by Israeli forces after he was accused of firing at soldiers in the Old City of occupied East Jerusalem on Monday night.

According to Israeli police, the teen, identified by local media as 17-year-old Mahmoud Omar Kameel, approached a police post near the Lion’s Gate entrance to the Old City and shot at them.

“The police and border guard fighters working in the Old City chased him on foot, while he was shooting at them,” the Israeli police said in a statement.

Witnesses said Israeli forces shot Kameel multiple times after chasing him and surrounding him in the area.

Immediately following the shooting, Israeli forces closed the gates leading to the Old City and barred access to the Al Aqsa Mosque compound.

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Israeli voluntary community emergency response team members pick up Kameel’s body after a shooting incident in occupied East Jerusalem’s Old City 

Kameel belonged to the village of Qabatiyeh near the occupied West Bank city of Jenin.

There was no immediate comment from Palestinian officials following the incident.

Israel captured East Jerusalem during the 1967 war and later annexed the territory, in a move that has not been recognised by the international community.

In 2018, the United States became the first country to move its embassy from Tel Aviv to Jerusalem, thus recognising the city as the capital of Israel.

(Source / 22.12.2020)