Israeli forces confiscate official documents and license plate of Palestinian minister

Bireh (QNN)- The Israeli army on Sunday confiscated official documents and license plate of the head of the National Commission against the Annexation Wall, the minister Waleed Assaf.

Informed sources reported that the Israeli army confiscated documents and the license plate of the minister’s car after confiscating the car itself at Beit El military checkpoint in the North of Al Bireh.

It added that the Israeli soldiers held the car and its driver for over an hour before they released the driver and the car and confiscated books and official documents that were in the car.

The soldiers threatened the driver that they will get him into trouble if he continues to work for the minister.

(Source / 25.10.2020)

Israel’s supreme court extends detention of Maher Al Akhras

Occupied Palestine (QNN)- The Israeli supreme court rejected to release the hunger-striking administrative detainee Maher Al Akhras and renewed a previous decision to freeze his administrative detention without releasing him, reported Muhjat Al Quds institution.

The decision of the supreme court came although of concerns over Al Akhras’ critical medical condition.

The wife of Al Akhras told QNN that the Israelis denied his family the right to visit him and more guards have been deployed in front of his room at Kaplan hospital.

“The court’s rule to freeze his administrative detention doesn’t mean releasing him”, she said. “they have to release him immediately due to the deterioration in his medical condition”, she added.

“The jailers prevented Maher from seeing his children, mother, and family. We only want to see and support him.”

Maher Al Akhras has been on a hunger strike for 91 days in protest against his administrative detention without charges or trial.

(Source / 25.10.2020)

Palestinian teen killed as he was harshly beaten by Israeli soldiers

The boy was chased, detained and beaten harshly to death

Palestinian teen was killed on Sunday morning after he was harshly beaten by Israeli occupation soldiers near the village of Turmus-Ayya, northeast of occupied West Bank city of Ramallah, medical sources said.

The boy was identified by Palestinian medical sources as Amer Abdul-Rahim Snobar, 17 years old.

Israeli occupation forces chased the teenager while he was driving near Turmus-Ayya, detained him and beat him up until he died.

The teenager comes from the village of Yatma, near the city of Nablus in the West Bank.

More details are coming soon…..

(Source / 25.10.2020)

Hamas: the execution of Palestinian youth by Israel expresses the Zionist terrorism

Days of Palestine – Gaza – The Islamic Resistance Movement Hamas said today, Sunday, that “the execution of the occupation soldiers, of the martyr Amer Sanoub, south of Nablus, expresses one of the aspects of Zionist terrorism.”

The movement’s spokesperson Hazem Qassem added that our people’s response will be to continue their resistance and revolution, and to escalate the uprising against the occupation and settlers in the West Bank.

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He indicated that this crime was encouraged by the path of normalization with the Israeli occupation, which will increase its crimes as the normalization continues.

(Source / 25.10.2020)

Palestinian teenager dies after being acutely beaten by Israeli soldiers

Days of Palestine – Nablus – A Palestinian teenager was killed early today morning after he was severely beaten by Israeli occupation soldiers near the village of Turmus-Ayya, to the northeast of Ramallah in the occupied West Bank, according to Palestinian security and medical sources.

Israeli occupation forces reportedly chased Amer Abdul-Rahim Snobar, 18, while he was driving near Turmus-Ayya, caught him and beat him up until he died. The teenager comes from the village of Yatma, near the city of Nablus in the West Bank.

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No further details regarding the deadly incident were available until the moment.

(Source / 25.10.2020)

Al-Akhras family joins hunger strike

Israeli police attacked al-Akhras ‘in a brutal manner’ Friday, says daughter

RAMALLAH, PALESTINOW.COM – The family of Palestinian detainee Maher al-Akhras said Saturday they have joined him on a hunger strike until he is released.

“We announced starting a hunger strike until my father is free,” according to al-Akhras daughter, Tazkeer.

“We were in front of the hospital’s room … and we are not allowed to see him. There were security guards inside and outside the room,” she said, referring to members of the Israeli Prison Authority.

She added that Israeli police attacked her father Friday “in a brutal manner” and “now they do not allow us to reach him.”

The Israeli Supreme Court froze al-Akhras’s detention Sept. 23, prompting his announcement that he would continue his strike until his release.

Al-Akhras, who has been on a hunger strike for 90 days, was detained July 27 and held under Israel’s administrative detention policy which allows it to hold Palestinians without charge.

About 4,400 Palestinian political detainees are languishing in Israeli jails — including 39 women and 155 children – while 350 are under administrative detention.

(Source / 25.10.2020)

Palestinian youth detained in the Aqsa Mosque

Aqsa Mosque

OCCUPIED JERUSALEM, (PIC) – Israeli police detained a Palestinian young man inside the Aqsa Mosque in the Old City of Occupied Jerusalem on Friday evening.

Jerusalemite sources said that Israeli policemen detained the youth near the Dome of the Rock and took him to an investigation center in the Old City.

Jerusalemites, especially young people, are targeted by constant Israeli harassment and restrictions in a bid to persuade them leave the holy city and abandon the Aqsa Mosque to leave it an easy prey for Jewish settlers’ dreams of building a temple in its place.

(Source / 24.10.2020)

Settlers attack olive pickers and cut down olive trees south of Nablus

Olive trees

NABLUS, (PIC) – Hordes of Jewish settlers cut down a number of olive trees in Jalud, south of Nablus, on Saturday.

Ghassan Daghlas, an official monitoring the settlement activity in the northern West Bank, said that Jalud’s citizens discovered that settlers had cut down several olive trees on their lands east of the town, known as Karakfa that is adjacent to Ish Kodesh settlement outpost.

He added that some of these trees, which were cut down using electric saws, are perennial and have been cultivated for hundreds of years.

Dozens of Jewish settlers had attacked on Friday Palestinian farmers who were picking olives on their lands in Burin village, south of Nablus, wounding several of them.

Local sources reported that 3 civilians were wounded in the settlers’ attack on the olive pickers in the Jabal Salman area in Burin village.

Daghlas stated that settlers assaulted citizens in the village, and threw stones at their vehicles. Three Palestinians were injured and they were taken to the hospital.

Jewish settlers also threw stones at citizens’ vehicles, which led to big damage to a number of them, Daghlas said, adding that they attacked one of the citizens’ houses and destroyed its contents.

He confirmed that clashes erupted in the eastern region of the village after the citizens responded to the settlers’ attack. 

Burin, as other villages south of Nablus, is subjected to continuous attacks by Jewish settlers living in the nearby Jewish settlements of Bracha and Yitzhar which are built on the lands of the village.

Bracha settlement was established in 1983, to the south of Nablus and it belongs to the Gush Amunim movement.

This settlement was initially established as a military outpost (Nahal) in 1982. After that, it turned into a permanent settlement in 1983, and it is located on parts of Mount Gerizim, specifically on the lands of the villages: Kafr Qalil, Burin, and Iraq Burin.

(Source / 24.10.2020)

The occupation arrests 18 citizens

Today, Thursday, the Israeli occupation forces launched a massive campaign of arrests of 18 citizens from different parts of the West Bank.

In Hebron, the occupation forces arrested seven citizens, including a woman, and they are: Yahya Sadiq Jahshan, Muhammad Mahmoud al-Saadi, Muhammad Helmy Aql, Muhammad Saqr al-Bu, and the revenge of Jamal Madia, who surrendered after the detention of his brother Samer, all of them from the town of Halhul, in addition to Saber. Ibrahim Al-Najjar (25 years), from the town of Adhna, and the citizen Suhair Ahmad Al-Batran, wife of the prisoner Omar Issa Islemiah.

In Jenin, the occupation forces arrested the two young men, Osama Mahmoud Al-Saadi, and the freed prisoner, Nateq Hussam Hantoli, after he was shot in the leg, during an attempt to arrest him.

In Bethlehem, the occupation forces arrested the young man Ahmed Ibrahim Awais (30 years), from Aida camp.

In Ramallah, the occupation forces arrested five citizens, they were: the young Atta Zaidani, the freed prisoner Saddam Tayseer Al-Asmar, Izz al-Din Fayez Rahima from the town of Beit Rima West, the freed prisoner Muhannad Jaradat from the town of Beituniya, and Uday Abu Shamma from the Al-Balou neighborhood in Al-Bireh.

In Tubas, the occupation forces arrested the liberated prisoner, Thaer Jamil Bani Odeh, after they raided his relatives’ house in Tamoun.

In Nablus, the occupation forces arrested two citizens: Mahmoud Al-Sabti and Issa Nazmi Hashash, from Balata Camp.

(Source / 24.10.2020)

Two injuries in the head and chest in the Kafr Qaddum clashes

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Two citizens were injured today, Friday, in the Kafr Qaddum clashes, east of Qalqilya, with the occupation soldiers, one in the head and the second in the chest.

PalPress in Gaza correspondent in Qalqilya reported that one of the citizens was hit in the head with metal bullets, and another was hit in the chest with a metal bullet and a sound grenade, and he was taken to hospital.

Eyewitnesses confirmed that the occupation soldiers had brutally repressed the march and fired all kinds of bullets and bombs towards the participants in the weekly peaceful march calling for the opening of the main entrance that has been closed since 2003.

They added, “Ambushes were set up between the olive groves to arrest the participants in the march, and the water tanks were fired at on the roofs of the houses in order to puncture them. An ambush prepared by the soldiers was foiled and the soldiers fled from the site.”

(Source / 24.10.2020)