Israeli Soldiers Injure Dozens Of Palestinians In Hebron

Israeli soldiers injured, on Saturday at night, dozens of Palestinians, during protests against the escalating Israeli violations in occupied Jerusalem, especially in and around the Al-Aqsa Mosque.

The nonviolent processions were organized by various political factions in Hebron, starting from the al-Hussein mosque in the city, before the Palestinians marched through Ein Sarah Street, Ibin Roshd junction, and then to the Bab az-Zawiya street in the center of the city.

The protesters marched while carrying Palestinian flags and chanting against the illegal Israeli occupation and its seriously escalating violations, in addition to calling for protecting Al-Aqsa and for national unity among all factions.

The Israeli army attacked the protesters with a barrage of gas bombs and concussion grenades, causing dozens of Palestinians to suffer the effects of tear gas inhalation, while many suffered cuts and bruises after the soldiers chased and assaulted them.

Also, the soldiers attacked protesters in the al-Fawwar refugee camp when the Palestinians marched from the center of the camp and headed towards its main entrance before the soldiers attacked them with rubber-coated steel bullets, gas bombs, and concussion grenades.

Dozens of Palestinians were injured and received the needed treatment by local medics.

It is worth mentioning that the soldiers also attacked Palestinian protesters at the main entrance of the ar-Ram town, north of occupied Jerusalem, and fired a barrage of concussion grenades and gas bombs at them. Some of the Israeli bombs struck homes and cars.

(Source / 25.04.2021)

Army Injures More Than 100 Palestinians In Nablus

Israeli soldiers injured, on Saturday evening, more than a hundred Palestinians south of the northern West Bank city of Nablus, during protests against the Israeli violations in the Al-Aqsa Mosque and the rest of occupied Jerusalem.

The Palestinians marched close to the Huwwara Israeli military roadblock, south of Nablus before the soldiers started firing dozens of gas bombs, concussion grenades, and rubber-coated steel bullets at them.

The Palestinian Medical Relief has reported that the soldiers injured more than 100 Palestinians, many of them were shot with rubber-coated steel bullets and others suffered cuts and bruises, in addition to the severe effects of tear gas inhalation.

It added that the medics provided the needed treatment to the wounded Palestinians, and moved some of them to Rafidia Hospital, in Nablus.

The soldiers also closed the Huwwara roadblock and prevented the Palestinians from crossing.

In related news, the soldiers injured, on Saturday at night, dozens of Palestinians, during protests against the escalating Israeli violations in occupied Jerusalem, especially in and around the Al-Aqsa Mosque.

Also, the soldiers attacked protesters in the al-Fawwar refugee camp when the Palestinians marched from the center of the camp and headed towards its main entrance before the soldiers attacked them with rubber-coated steel bullets, gas bombs, and concussion grenades.

Dozens of Palestinians were injured and received the needed treatment by local medics.

It is worth mentioning that the Israeli military and police escalation against the Palestinians started on the first day of the holy Muslim month of Ramadan after the army imposed severe restrictions and installed dozens of roadblocks isolating the Al-Aqsa Mosque and the Old City.

The escalation was compounded by mass assaults and calls for further violence by extremist right-wing Israeli groups that called for expelling the Palestinians, and many of them calling or killing them.

The colonists are part of a right-wing Israeli group called Lehava, which organized the attack march with the stated aim of “restoring Jewish dignity” by “breaking the faces of Arabs”. [NOTE: read more about Lehava and other extremist groups here.]

(Source / 25.04.2021)

Israeli Army Injures Several Palestinians, Abducts A Child, West Of Nablus

Israeli soldiers injured, on Saturday evening, many Palestinians and abducted a child, in Deir Sharaf village, west of Nablus city, in the northern part of the occupied West Bank.

Local sources said the Palestinians marched near the Deir Sharaf Junction in the village while chanting against the escalating Israeli violations especially in the Al-Aqsa Mosque in occupied Jerusalem.

They added that the soldiers attacked the Palestinians with gas bombs, concussion grenades, and rubber-coated steel bullets.

Medics provided the needed treatment to dozens of Palestinians who suffered the severe effects of tear gas inhalation, and some who suffered cuts and bruises.

Also, the soldiers abducted a child, identified as Muawiya ‘Antari, after they invaded and searched a shop owned by his family.

In related news, the soldiers injured, on Saturday evening, more than a hundred Palestinians south of Nablus, during protests against the Israeli violations in the Al-Aqsa Mosque and the rest of occupied Jerusalem.

Furthermore, the soldiers injured, on Saturday at night, dozens of Palestinians, during protests against the escalating Israeli violations in occupied Jerusalem, especially in and around the Al-Aqsa Mosque.

Also, the soldiers attacked protesters in the al-Fawwar refugee camp when the Palestinians marched from the center of the camp and headed towards its main entrance before the soldiers attacked them with rubber-coated steel bullets, gas bombs, and concussion grenades.

Dozens of Palestinians were injured and received the needed treatment by local medics.

It is worth mentioning that the Israeli military and police escalation against the Palestinians started on the first day of the holy Muslim month of Ramadan after the army imposed severe restrictions and installed dozens of roadblocks isolating the Al-Aqsa Mosque and the Old City.

The escalation was compounded by mass assaults and calls for further violence by extremist right-wing Israeli groups that called for expelling the Palestinians, and many of them calling for killing them.

The colonists are part of a right-wing Israeli group called Lehava, which organized the attack march with the stated aim of “restoring Jewish dignity” by “breaking the faces of Arabs”. [NOTE: read more about Lehava and other extremist groups here.]

(Source / 25.04.2021)

Army Shoots Several Palestinians Near Jenin

Israeli soldiers shot, on Saturday evening, a young man with live fire, and another with rubber-coated steel bullets, in addition to wounding several other Palestinians during protests near the al-Jalama military roadblock, north of Jenin, in northern West Bank.

Media sources said hundreds of Palestinians marched from the Al-Kabeer Mosque in Jenin, and from several streets and refugee camps, protesting the escalating Israeli violations, especially in occupied Jerusalem and the Al-Aqsa Mosque.

Demonstrators carried Palestinian flags and chanted for national unity and for countering the seriously escalating Israeli violations, especially those carried out by the soldiers and the illegal colonialist settlers, who enjoy the protection of the fanatic right-wing government of Benjamin Netanyahu.

The protesters affirmed that, despite the escalation and constant violations against the holy sites, the Palestinian lands, and property, the Palestinian people will never abandon their cause, and will struggle for their legitimate rights of liberty and independence.

Medical sources said one Palestinian was shot with a live round, and another was shot gas bomb in the face, in addition to many who suffered cuts and bruises, and others who suffered the effects of tear gas inhalation.

In Deir Sharaf village, west of the northern West Bank city of Nablus, the soldiers injured many Palestinians and abducted a child.

In addition, the soldiers injured several Palestinians with rubber-coated steel bullets and caused many to suffer the effects after the army invaded the al-Lubban ash-Sharqiya village, south of Nablus, and attacked protesters.

In related news, the soldiers injured, on Saturday evening, more than a hundred Palestinians south of Nablus, during protests against the Israeli violations in the Al-Aqsa Mosque and the rest of occupied Jerusalem.

Furthermore, the soldiers injured, on Saturday at night, dozens of Palestinians, during protests against the escalating Israeli violations in occupied Jerusalem, especially in and around the Al-Aqsa Mosque.

Also, the soldiers attacked protesters in the al-Fawwar refugee camp when the Palestinians marched from the center of the camp and headed towards its main entrance before the soldiers attacked them with rubber-coated steel bullets, gas bombs, and concussion grenades.

Dozens of Palestinians were injured and received the needed treatment by local medics.

It is worth mentioning that the Israeli military and police escalation against the Palestinians started on the first day of the holy Muslim month of Ramadan after the army imposed severe restrictions and installed dozens of roadblocks isolating the Al-Aqsa Mosque and the Old City.

The escalation was compounded by mass assaults and calls for further violence by extremist right-wing Israeli groups that called for expelling the Palestinians, and many of them calling or killing them.

The colonists are part of a right-wing Israeli group called Lehava, which organized the attack march with the stated aim of “restoring Jewish dignity” by “breaking the faces of Arabs”. [NOTE: read more about Lehava and other extremist groups here.]

(Source / 25.04.2021)

Israeli Forces Continue to Attack Worshipers in Jerusalem

Several Israeli soldiers and police, on Saturday night, used excessive force in an attempt to evacuate hundreds of Palestinian worshipers gathered at the Damascus Gate, one of the entrances into the Old City of occupied Jerusalem.

The Palestinian Muslim worshipers were trying to go to the sacred Al-Aqsa mosque for the Ramadan nightly
Taraweeh prayers, according to Palestinian WAFA News Agency.

It stated that Israeli police fired tear gas, stun grenades and waste-water cannons to force the peaceful worshipers to leave the plaza, adding that police physically attacked some of the worshipers during the evacuation.

No injuries were reported at the time of this report, and one Palestinian man was detained, no identity was provided.

Palestinians demonstrated in many areas of the West Bank and the besieged Gaza Strip to reject the Israeli assault on peaceful Muslim worshipers in occupied Jerusalem, during the holy month of Ramadan.

The head of the Higher Islamic Council in Occupied Jerusalem, Sheikh Ekrima Sabri, on Saturday, commended the Palestinian youths for their bravery in confronting the occupation forces and defending the Al-Aqsa mosque from further violations, the Palestinian Information Center reported.

The Egyptian Foreign Ministry, on Saturday, issued the following statement, “Egypt condemns the acts of violence and provocation carried out by extremist Jewish groups targeting the Palestinian brothers residing in the Old City of East Jerusalem which has resulted in the injury of dozens of civilians,” Anadolu Agency reported.

The Jordanian Foreign Ministry, on Friday, held Israel, as the occupying power, responsible for the all injuries that happened as a result of the racist attacks from far-right illegal settlers, Al-Araby reported.

Jordan’s Foreign Ministry spokesman, Defaillah Fayez, called on the international community to force Israel to “halt its ongoing violations and provocations”, and condemned the ongoing restrictions of Palestinian worshipers from visiting the third holiest site in Islam.

Furthermore, Al-Araby reported that the US state department, on Friday, criticized the Israeli forces and settlers’ brutality that left 100 injured in Jerusalem.

The State Department spokesman, Ned Price, stated on Twitter, “We are deeply concerned by the escalation of violence in Jerusalem,” adding that “The rhetoric of extremist protestors chanting hateful and violent slogans must be firmly rejected”.

(Source / 25.04.2021)

Israeli Soldiers Shoot Three Palestinians Near Nablus at Dawn

Early Saturday morning, Israeli forces invaded the town of Laban, south of Nablus and fired live ammunition at Palestinians who were out in the streets protesting the ongoing Israeli violations of the al-Aqsa Mosque and of Palestinians in Jerusalem. Three young men were shot, and were taken to the hospital in Nablus for treatment.

According to the Palestinian Wafa News Agency, the Israeli soldiers fired live bullets, rubber bullets, and tear gas canisters at the townspeople and the young men participating in the march, wounding three of them with bullets, along with dozens of cases of tear gas inhalation.

The protesters were calling for an end to the Israeli violations which began last week on the first day of the Muslim holy month of Ramadan, and have escalated since then. On the first day of Ramadan, Israeli troops attacked Palestinians trying to pray and celebrate their holiday. The troops confiscated food meant for the evening breaking of the fast at the al-Aqsa mosque, and cut the wire to a loudspeaker that was leading the prayer.

The escalation was compounded by mass assaults and calls for further violence by extremist right-wing Israeli groups that called for expelling the Palestinians, and marched through the streets chanting “Death to Arabs”.

The colonists are part of a right-wing Israeli group called Lehava, which organized the attack march with the stated aim of “restoring Jewish dignity” by “breaking the faces of Arabs”. [NOTE: read more about Lehava and other extremist groups here.]

(Source / 25.04.2021)

450 Palestinians injured during Israeli violations in Jerusalem

Days of Palestine – Jerusalem – Medical sources confirmed that the number of injuries that were dealt with as a result of the occupation violations in Jerusalem during the past two days amounted to 450 injuries.

The Palestine Red Crescent Society stated in its data that its teams dealt with 105 injuries as a result of the Israeli occupation attacks in the city of Jerusalem on Thursday (April 22), while 20 injuries were dealt with yesterday, Friday (April 23).

Read More: Report: 5 journalists were injured in 13 Israeli violations in March

It indicated that there were cases that required her to be hospitalized, pointing out that the injuries were described as mild to moderate.

For its part, the Al-Amal Association for Health Services confirmed that its teams dealt with 250 different injuries in Bab al-Amud and al-Sahira on Wednesday including 50 injuries with rubber bullets.

Read More: Israeli forces injure three Palestinians during weekly Beit Dajan protest

In detail, the association stated that the paramedics provided assistance to 140 injuries due to sound bombs, and 60 injuries as a result of beating them by the Israeli occupation soldiers, as a result of their escape from the wastewater vehicle, and attacks by settlers.

On Friday, Al-Amal dealt with 55 injuries, including 11 with rubber bullets, 30 with sound bombs, and 14 injuries as a result of the Israeli forces beaten them, in the vicinity of Bab al-Amoud and al-Sahira.

On the same day, 7 injuries were dealt with in the town of Al-Issawiya, north-east of occupied Jerusalem, including 5 injuries of rubber bullets, and two injuries that fell while fleeing from the Israeli occupation forces.

In Sheikh Jarrah and Wadi Al-Jouz, 11 injuries of Palestinian youths in Jerusalem were dealt with, including two with rubber wounds, and the rest with stun grenades.

It is noteworthy that yesterday witnessed very violent clashes with the Israeli occupation in several towns in Jerusalem, in protest against what is happening in the city in terms of assaults and violations by the occupation police since the beginning of the holy month of Ramadan.

During the past few days, the medical teams have been obstructing their work in Bab al-Amud and al-Sahira by the Israeli occupation forces, as they were prevented from accessing some injured cases during the confrontations that were arrested, and a number of paramedics were also beaten.

(Source / 25.04.2021)

Israeli forces kidnap 100 Jerusalemites during Ramadan

Days of Palestine – Jerusalem – The youth of Jerusalem are being subjected to the most violent campaign by the Israeli occupation forces since the beginning of the nights of the blessed month of Ramadan.

Local sources confirmed that about 100 Jerusalemites including minors had been kidnapped by the Israeli occupation police after severely beating all of them during the clashes that broke out in Jerusalem since the first night of the blessed month of Ramadan.

Read More: Israeli forces arrest 3 Jerusalemites and a student from Hebron

It added that 70 percent of these detainees are minors, pointing out that the detainees have been exposed to brutal aggression by the Israeli occupation forces.

It pointed out that all the detainees were released on conditions, either on financial bail, a third-party guarantee, or being deported from the friction zones – the areas where the recent confrontations took place – for specific periods, with the exception of 25 Jerusalemites, where the Israeli occupation police kept their detention to begin their trial, according to the lawyer of Jerusalem, Muhammad Mahmoud.

Read More: 100s Jerusalemites injured as ultra-right wing Israelis march, chant ‘death to Arabs’

Mahmoud described the events in Jerusalem as a fierce and difficult attack, reminding us of the Israeli aggression of electronic gates, but in a more violent manner.

It is noteworthy that, since the beginning of the month of Ramadan, the city of Jerusalem is witnessing daily clashes with the Israeli occupation forces that are trying to empty the Bab al-Amud area and around Jerusalem, using force and violence, by firing bullets, bombs and using a wastewater vehicle, not to mention beating and chasing youths through teams “The Riders”.

A number of injuries among young men are also recorded daily, and young men are arrested from city streets and taken to Israeli interrogation centers.

(Source / 25.04.2021)

Extremist Israel settlers continue incitement against Palestinians in Jerusalem

Israeli settlers in Jerusalem on 18 April 2021 [Mostafa Alkharouf/Anadolu Agency]
Israeli settlers in Jerusalem on 18 April 2021 

Days of Palestine – Jerusalem – Before the eyes of the Israeli police, extremist Israeli settlers continued their incitement and aggression on Palestinians in Jerusalem, Al-Quds Al-Arabi reported on Friday.

Arab MKs have warned that continuous incitement may lead to a repeat of the 1994 massacre carried out by the extremist Israeli Jewish settler Baruch Goldstein, which left more than 29 Palestinian worshippers dead and about 120 others wounded in Al-Ibrahimi Mosque during the Muslim holy month of Ramadan.

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Israeli MKs and extremist Israeli settlers continued their aggression against the Palestinian worshippers in the holy city of Jerusalem, while Israeli police stood silent.

Al-Quds Al-Arabi reported videos posted on social media showing extremist settlers from Kahanist right-wing organisation Lehava opening fire at Palestinians in Jerusalem, wounding tens of them.

Read More: Egypt condemns recent Israel violations against Palestine

The extremist settlers also attacked a number of Israeli journalists covering their violations against the settlers in the holy city.

One of the most dangerous inciters, Al-Quds Al-Arabi reported, is Head of the Religious Zionist Party Bezalel Smotrich, who renewed his incitement in a tweet: “What the Arab enemy is doing recalls the disobedience of 1936, and this is a result of the weak government, disabled police and corruption of the judicial system.”

Head of the Arab Joint List in the Knesset Ayman Odeh sent a letter to the Israeli Interior Minister Amir Ohana calling on him to “immediately” stop the aggression of the: “Extremist right-wing and stop their continuous violence, crimes and terrorism against Arab students who attend schools in the holy city.”

Odeh stated in his letter that Jerusalemites have been subjected to violence carried out by Lehava, which circulated information on how to attack Palestinians and disclosed information about how to hide evidence of the attacks.

The Arab Movement for Change, led by MK Ahmad Tibi, blamed Smotrich for the aggression carried out by Lehava, of which Kahanist Itamar Ben-Gvir, head of the Otzma Yehudit Party, is one of its leaders.

Recent weeks have witnessed increasing attempts to attack Palestinian worshippers inside Al-Aqsa Mosque, the Arab Movement for Change reported, calling for urgent action to support the Palestinians in Jerusalem.

(Source / 25.04.2021)

The occupation forces detain two Palestinians from Jerusalem

Days of Palestine – Jerusalem – The Israeli occupation forces detained today, Sunday, two Palestinian citizens from the occupied Jerusalem.

Local sources reported that the occupation forces arrested Muhammad Iyad Saida after raiding his home in Wadi Al-Joz neighborhood, and Mansour Ibrahim Mansour from Al-Thawri area, while he was at a fuel station in Al-Sheikh Jarrah neighborhood in Jerusalem.

Read More: Israeli forces detain two Palestinians from Jerusalem

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

(Source / 25.04.2021)