Category: Palestine

Hezbollah cmdr killed; Israeli-Lebanese cross-border fire

Lebanese militants and Israeli Defense Force (IDF) traded cross-border fire after the news that Hezbollah commander Samir Kuntar was killed in an airstrike in Damascus. Israel fired artillery over the border after rocket fire hit northern Israel on Sunday. The IDF “responded with targeted artillery fire following the rockets that hit Israel earlier today from […]

Turkey ready to give up on blockade issue for Israeli gas?

Israel and Turkey are close to normalizing full diplomatic ties, sources in the Prime Minister’s Office said Thursday night, following a high level secret meeting in Switzerland a day earlier to hammer out the reconciliation terms. Incoming Mossad head Yossi Cohen, and Joseph Ciechanover, who has served as Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu’s special envoy to […]

Israelis disguised as Arabs burst into hospital, kill Palestinian

An elite Israeli military force that operates undercover stormed the al-Ahli Hospital in Hebron and shot dead a 27-year-old Palestinian, the Palestinian Ministry of Health said. Abdullah al-Shalaldeh was killed by five rounds fired early on Thursday after 21 members of the elite unit – known as Mustaarabin – barged into the hospital room of […]

Netanyahu urges Obama to ‘think different’ on Golan Heights

Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu is reportedly seeking US recognition of Israel’s annexation of the Golan Heights due to the Syrian conflict. Netanyahu allegedly wanted a “different thinking” regarding the issue during talks with Barack Obama. The possibility of the Israel’s annexation of the Golan Heights in 1981 being recognized was raised during Netanyahu’s meeting […]

Netanyahu blasted for distorting holocaust history

Binyamin Netanyahu has met the US secretary of state, John Kerry, in Berlin amid a continuing storm of criticism over remarks by the Israeli prime minister claiming that the Palestinian grand mufti of Jerusalem had suggested the genocide of the Jews to Adolf Hitler. Although Netanyahu tried to row back on his remarks that Hitler […]

Israeli settlers attack British volunteer in West Bank

A 66-year-old British man volunteering in the West Bank received emergency treatment after being attacked by a gang of gun-wielding Israeli settlers hurling rocks at him. David Amos, a retired publishing company worker, was struck in the head by a rock as he tried to protect Palestinian farmers during the olive harvest. He was evacuated […]

Mother of baby killed in Israeli settler arson attack dies

Riham Dawabsha, the mother of Palestinian toddler Ali Saad Dawabsha, who was killed when extremist Israeli settlers firebombed the family home, died from burns that covered 80% of her body. Her death comes after 18-month-old Ali died on July 31, the day of the attack, and her husband Saad eight days later. Dawabsha’s four-year-old son […]

Palestinian child dead in Jewish extremist arson attack

A Palestinian child was killed and three family members critically wounded in a suspected arson attack by Jewish extremists on two homes in the West Bank village of Duma early on Friday. Eighteen-month-old Ali Saad Dawabsha burned to death, while his father and mother, Saad and Reham Dawabsha, and another son, Ahmad, 4, were taken […]

Israeli aircraft targets car in Quneitra, claims 3 civilians

An Israeli reconnaissance aircraft had targeted a car near Hadar town in Quneitra countryside, killing three civilians. A military source told SANA that at 10:45 AM Wednesday, an Israeli reconnaissance aircraft targeted a civilian car near Hadar town in Quneitra countryside, killing three from the town’s locals. Israeli aircrafts also targeted at 03:15 PM one […]

2 Israelis who crossed into Gaza were never Hamas hostages

Israeli media made much ado Thursday about an Israeli-Ethiopian man, Avera Mengistu, 28, “presumed held captive by Hamas” – after climbing over a border fence from a public beach in Ashkelon adjoining the coastal strip, and a Bedouin man from the Israeli Negev “held in custody” in Gaza. DEBKAfile clarifies these misleading reports. Mengistu, who […]

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