Israeli undercover unit kidnaps a Palestinian in Ramallah

Days of Palestine – Ramallah – A special Israeli force kidnapped today,Tuesday evening, a Palestinian young man from his vehicle in Al-Masyoun neighborhood in Ramallah.

Local sources reported that an undercover israeli force kidnapped the young man, Ahmed Salman Khalil Abu Ghalya, a resident of Bir Nabala, northwest of , while he was inside his vehicle in Al-Masyoun neighborhood in Ramallah.

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They added that the soldiers bundled Abu Ghalya into their car and drove off.

(Source / 31.03.2021)

The occupation sweeps lands east of Deir Al-Balah

Days of Palestine – Gaza -Today, Wednesday, several Israeli military vehicles penetrated into the border agricultural lands of the citizens east of the city of Deir El-Balah, in the central Gaza Strip, and razed the lands.

Local sources stated that the military occupation vehicles launched from the “Kissufim” site, southeast of Deir Al-Balah, and penetrated for tens of meters into the citizens’ agricultural lands, and carried out sweeping activities and placed earth mounds, amid intermittent fire and smoke bombs, to cover up their aggression.

The occupation forces deliberately incursion into the border agricultural lands of the citizens in the north and east of the Gaza Strip and prevent farmers from accessing or cultivating them.

(Source / 31.03.2021)

Israeli forces arrest two Palestinians from Ramallah

Days of Palestine – Ramallah – The Israeli occupation forces on Wednesday arrested two young men from Ramallah and Al-Bireh governorate. 

Security sources reported that the occupation forces arrested the two young men, Maan Abdel-Alim Alawi, 20, from the village of Deir Jarir, northeast of Ramallah, and Ayman Rami Subhi Zaid, 19, from Jalazoun refugee camp, to the north, after they raided the homes of their relatives and searched them. 

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This comes within the daily arrests campaigns practiced by the occupation forces against Palestinians in the West Bank, as well as campaigns of house searches and destruction of properties.

(Source / 31.03.2021)

Israeli bulldozers infiltrate Gaza border area

Days of Palestine – Gaza – Israeli military bulldozers Wednesday morning moved a limited distance into Palestinian lands, east of Deir Al-Balah, in the central Gaza Strip.

Local sources said that four military bulldozers moved from the “Tiger” gate to the east of Wadi al-Salqa town, east of the city, a distance of 100 meters.

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It explained that the bulldozers began sweeping operations near the security fence, backed by military vehicles stationed on the dirt mounds inside the occupied interior.

Sources indicated that the area witnessed a similar incursion a few days ago while witnessing almost daily shooting towards agricultural lands and sheepherders.

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The eastern border areas of Gaza are repeatedly exposed to Israeli military incursions and gunfire attacks, which prevents hundreds of farmers from working their lands near the security fence.

(Source / 31.03.2021)

Ending his 20-year captivity, Israel rearrests Majd Barbar after one day of his release

Days of Palestine – Jerusalem – The Israeli occupation forces Tuesday stormed the home of the liberated Jerusalemite prisoner Majd Barbar in the town of Silwan in occupied Jerusalem and re-arrested him one day after his release.

The Palestinian Red Crescent reported that its crews dealt with 12 injuries from tear gas canisters, beating, and rubber wounds in clashes with the Israeli occupation forces during the arrest of the prisoner Barbar.

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It stated that a number of the injured were treated on the ground, while others were moved to hospital for treatment.

The Israeli occupation forces also attacked Barbar’s family with batons and gas and citizens who were celebrating his release from the Israeli occupation’s prisons, where he spent 20 years.

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On Monday, the Israeli occupation authorities released the prisoner Barbar from the town of Silwan, after a delay of several hours and depriving his family of holding a festival celebrating his release.

Majd was arrested on March 30, 2001, in a campaign targeting a group of Jerusalemites, and he was sentenced to 20 years in prison on charges of resisting the occupation and belonging to the Popular Front for the Liberation of Palestine, where he left behind his wife, son Muntasir, and his daughter Zina, who was not more than 15 days old at that time.

Majd and his comrades fought the difficult and long rounds of an investigation by the occupation intelligence services in Al-Maskobiya prison.

The occupation targets Jerusalemites through arrests, deportations, and fines, with the aim of removing them from Al-Aqsa Mosque, and leaving it as an easy spot in front of settlement ambitions.

(Source / 31.03.2021)

Covid-19 in Palestine: 16 deaths, 1,870 new cases within 24 hours

RAMALLAH, PALESTINOW.COM — The Palestinian Ministry of Health in Ramallah announced on Tuesday that 16 deaths, 1,870 new cases of the coronavirus and 2,395 recoveries were recorded during the past 24 hours.

Mai Al-Kailah, the Palestinian Minister of Health, confirmed in the daily epidemiological report of coronavirus that 10 deaths and 1,085 infections were recorded in the West Bank while 6 deaths and 785 new cases were recorded in the Gaza Strip.

She added that the recovery rate of the coronavirus reached 89.8 percent while the rate of active infections reached 9.1 percent and the death rate was 1.1% of all infections, the ministry added.

The minister pointed out that there are 213 critically ill patients who have been admitted to intensive care units including 68 who have been placed on ventilators.

Regarding the vaccination campaign, Kailah noted that the total number of people who received the corona vaccine in the West Bank and Gaza Strip reached 73,964, including 7,978 who received the two doses of the vaccine.

(Source / 31.03.2021)

Palestinian Worker Chased by Army, Seriously Injured near Jenin

Israeli forces, on Sunday, chased Palestinian workers, causing one to sustain a serious injury, near the apartheid wall near Rummanah village, northwest of Jenin, in northern occupied West Bank.

The family of the young man told Palestinian WAFA News Agency that the young man, Mahmoud Qasrawi, 24, from Misilyah village, suffered severe bleeding from his head after falling while he and other Palestinian workers were being chased by the army.

Qasrawi was transferred directly to the Intensive Care Unit (ICU) at the Rafidia hospital in Nablus.

No further information was available at the time of this report.

On March 25, Palestinian worker, Mohammad Mousa Abu Dalal, 23, from Shabtin village, fell to his death while being chased by Israeli police in Jaffa, Tel Aviv in Israel.

The Israeli police pursued the young construction worker, causing him to fall to his death down an elevator shaft.

According to the Middle East Research and Information Project;

“The number of Palestinian workers in Israel and Israeli settlements was an estimated 130,000 in 2019, according to the United Nations Conference on Trade and Development (UNCTAD)—but is likely to be higher due to the number who cross into Israel without permits.[1] Most Palestinians work in Israel’s construction sector, where it is estimated that they make up 65-70 percent of the workforce.”

(Source / 30.03.2021)

Israeli Colonists Injure A Palestinian Near Salfit

Illegal Israeli colonialist settlers attacked, on Sunday evening, many Palestinian farmers on their lands in Kafr Ed-Deek town, northwest of Salfit, in central West Bank, wounding a young man, in addition to causing damage to a car.

Fares ad-Deek, a Palestinian researcher specialized in Israeli affairs, said many colonists came from the illegal Bruchin outpost, which was installed on stolen Palestinian lands, and started throwing stones at the farmers.

He added that a young man, identified as Salman Shawkat Ahmad, was struck with a rock in the head, suffering moderate wounds.

The colonists also caused serious damage to a car, owned by Rami Tahseen, after he parked it near his land.

Ad-Deek also said that the colonists carried out a similar attack on Saturday, causing damage to at least one shed, in addition to assaulting the farmers and trying to force them out of their lands.

It is worth mentioning that Israeli soldiers arrived at the scene and informed the Palestinians that they needed to leave their own lands because the colonists “were picnicking in the area, and “have the right to be there.”

The colonists recently demolished an agricultural shed, in addition to cutting and uprooting dozens of Palestinian olive trees and saplings.

Article 49 of the Fourth Geneva Convention states: “The Occupying Power shall not deport or transfer parts of its own civilian population into the territory it occupies.”

(Source / 30.03.2021)

Israeli navy attacks Palestinian fishing boats in Gaza

Gaza (QNN)- Israeli occupation navy today’s morning attacked Palestinian fishermen sailing off the northern Gaza shore and damaged one boat.

WAFA reported that the fishermen were sailing within the allowed three nautical miles when the Israeli navy opened gunfire and water houses at them causing damage to one boat, forcing the fishermen to return to the shore.

However, no injuries were reported.

The Israeli navy deliberately targets fishing boats on a daily basis, preventing nearly 3600 fishermen from earning living. The Israelis open fire, use water cannons, and damage fishing nets and boats’ engines in their efforts to terrorize fishermen.

Lately, three Palestinian fishermen were killed when an explosive-laden Israeli drone blew up, as it was stuck in the fishermen’s fishing net and exploded while they were working in Al Qararah sea in the south of the besieged strip.

(Source / 30.03.2021)

Israeli forces quell peaceful rally marking Palestine Land Day

Nablus (QNN)- Israeli occupation forces today quelled a peaceful rally marking the 45th anniversary of Land Day in Sebastia village in Nablus north of the occupied West Bank.

#Israeli occupation army and extremist settlers break into a Roman-era stadium and site in the village of Sebastia, north of the occupied West Bank, today.

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The occupation forces fired tear gas canisters and stun grenades towards the participants commemorating Land Day, causing many to suffocate due to excessive tear gas inhalation.

The participants in the rally in Sebastia were commemorating Land Day because of Israel’s ongoing violations against the village and its indigenous, as Israeli occupation authorities are planning to open a police center in the archeological building in Sebastia, as a prelude to take over the land.

Palestinians today mark the 45th anniversary of the Land Day, by organizing rallies and marches in several Arab towns, mainly in the towns where Israeli occupation forces killed six Palestinians and injured hundreds on March 30, 1976.

Palestinians were protesting that day against Israel’s expropriation of thousands of donums of their lands. Since then, this day has been known as Land Day.

On this day, Palestinians emphasise their resistance to Israeli occupation and steadfastness. They remind the world that Israel’s colonisation of their land has been continuous since the establishment of the so-called ‘Israel’.

(Source / 30.03.2021)