Blinken criticizes settlements but stresses US support for Israel Israel-Palestine conflict News

On In rare — albeit implicit — criticism of Israel, United States Secretary of State Antony Blinken has called out Israeli policies, including settlement expansion and home demolitions, as detrimental to the two-state solution. Still, at a news conference at the end of his trip to Israel and the occupied Palestinian territories on Tuesday, Blinken … Read more

Jenin refugee camp residents defiant after deadly Israeli assault Israel-Palestine conflict News

Jenin refugee camp, occupied West Bank – In Umm Yousif’s neighborhood, almost every house and car is riddled with bullet holes and broken windows after what residents describe as a “massacre”. The children here are not playing with marbles, but with the bullet casings strewn across the tight alleyways and adjacent rooftops following a deadly … Read more

Netanyahu gives Israelis ‘green light to shoot Palestinians’ | Israel-Palestine conflict News

A rise in violence against Palestinians in the occupied West Bank and East Jerusalem is feared following Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu’s plans to make it easier for Israelis to acquire firearms. On Saturday, Netanyahu said he would expedite gun permits for Israeli citizens and step up efforts to collect “illegal weapons”. His office also … Read more

Israeli army kills 10 Palestinians, including an elderly woman Israel-Palestine conflict News

Israeli troops have killed 10 Palestinians in one of the deadliest days in the occupied West Bank since Israeli raids intensified at the beginning of last year. According to the Palestinian Ministry of Health, nine of the Palestinians killed were in the Jenin refugee camp, after Israeli forces raided the area. The other Palestinian, a … Read more

Protests after Israeli threats to remove Palestinian village Israel-Palestine conflict News

Dozens of Palestinians have protested against threats made by top Israeli politicians to imminently carry out the forced displacement of the Palestinian Bedouin village of Khan al-Ahmar on the eastern outskirts of Jerusalem, home to at least 180 people. The protest took place on Monday after far-right politician and Minister of National Security Itamar Ben-Gvir … Read more

Palestinian villagers in Masafer Yatta face immediate expulsion Israel-Palestine conflict News

The Israeli army has informed Palestinian officials of their imminent plans to forcibly displace more than 1,000 Palestinian residents, including some 500 children, in the Masafer Yatta area of ​​the southern occupied West Bank, according to human rights organizations and Palestinians in Masafer Yatta. The Israeli High Court of Justice (HCJ) green-lit the plan in … Read more

Palestinians watch on as far-right Israeli gov’t comes into power Israel-Palestine conflict News

The Israeli parliament has sworn in Benjamin Netanyahu as the new prime minister, inaugurating the country’s most far-right, religiously conservative government in history, leaving Palestinians worried about what comes next. The year 2022 was already the deadliest for Palestinians in the occupied West Bank since 2006, as Israel conducted near-daily military raids, and the Gaza … Read more

Netanyahu to be sworn in as head of new far-right Israeli gov’t Israel-Palestine conflict News

Benjamin Netanyahu is set to be sworn in as Israeli prime minister, marking a personal return to power for the man who is already the country’s longest-serving prime minister, and the arrival of a new far-right government that has sparked fears among Palestinians and the left Israeli wing. The 73-year-old Netanyahu, who was prime minister … Read more

Six major developments that shaped 2022 for Palestinians Israel-Palestine conflict News

Ramallah, Occupied West Bank and Gaza City – Conflict, raids, and the killing of one of Palestine’s most well-respected journalists – just some of the most important events to happen in Israel and Palestine in 2022. The United Nations declared the deadliest year for Palestinians in the occupied West Bank since 2006, evidence of increased … Read more

‘Executed in cold blood’: Palestinians react to public killing Israel-Palestine conflict News

The killing of a Palestinian man by an Israeli soldier in broad daylight in the occupied West Bank has sparked widespread anger among Palestinians, amid calls on social media to escalate acts of resistance against the Israeli occupation. The last moments of Ammar Mufleh, 23, were captured on video on Friday by an unknown Palestinian. … Read more