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According to Palestinian figures, more than 700,000 Jewish settlers now live on 196 settlements across occupied West Bank.

Israeli settlers on Thursday vandalized Palestinian vehicles in a suspected “price tag” attack in the occupied West Bank, according to a Palestinian official.

“Dozens of Jewish settlers stormed the town of Allubban near Nablus city and attacked Palestinian vehicles,” Ghassan Daghlas, a Palestinian Authority official who monitors settlement activities in the...

The Israeli forces detained today 18 Palestinians in raids throughout occupied East Jerusalem and the West Bank, according to the Palestinian Prisoner Society (PPS).

It said forces detained three Palestinians from Isawiyyeh and Silwan neighborhoods in East Jerusalem and two more from the Jerusalem-area Beit Anan village located outside the Israeli-demarcated city s.

In the West Bank, the Israeli army detained three people in Ramallah, including a female university student and...

espite being called out numerous times by human rights organizations, the U.S.-backed YPG/PKK terrorists have insisted on trampling international law by forcibly recruiting four more children – two girls and two boys – within a week by kidnapping them from their families in Syria.

The four children, who were under the age of 16, were from the northeastern Syrian towns of Ain-al Arab, Qamishli and al-Darbasiyah. The families of 14-year-old Cudi Omar, 15-year-old Dijvar Juma, 15-year-...

A Libyan TV channel on Wednesday aired a footage of detention places where opponents were tortured by warlord Khalifa Haftar’s militia in Tarhouna city, southeast of Tripoli.

The video clip broadcast by the private February channel shows extremely narrow cells where prisoners can hardly sit inside in a squatting position.

The footage has sparked outrage on social media, with one user saying the cells looked like “Nazi concentration camps”, while another described them as “Libya...

Syrian and Russian planes have carried out deadly aerial strikes amounting to war crimes on schools, hospitals and markets in Idlib province, U.N. investigators said on Tuesday in a report that also condemned attacks by jihadist fighters.

They said that “indiscriminate bombardment” by pro-government forces, ahead of a March ceasefire brokered with Turkey, claimed hundreds of lives and forced nearly one million civilians to flee, which may amount to a crime against humanity.

The...

Israeli municipal staff today handed demolition orders against 30 Palestinian houses in the East Jerusalem neighborhood of Issawiya under the pretext of construction without a permit, said a local activist.

Muhammad Abu al-Hummus, member of the local follow-up committee, said that staff of the Israeli municipality of West Jerusalem delivered orders to demolish 30 Palestinian structures and houses in the neighborhood.

The municipality staff, Abu al-Hummus added, took photos for...

Authorities in western Germany are investigating 30,000 people suspected of taking part in a child abuse network.

Peter Biesenbach, Justice Minister for the North Rhine-Westphalia state, told reporters on Monday that the investigation's findings so far were "extremely disturbing".

"We need to recognise that child abuse is more widespread online than we previously thought", he added.

The probe was launched in October after police arrested a man in Bergisch Gladbach, near...

Number of Palestinians in Israeli prisons currently stands at around 5,000 detainees, says report.

The Palestinian Prisoners’ Society (PPS) said on Thursday that 95% of Palestinian detainees in Israeli prisons have suffered torture.

This came in a statement released by PPS ahead of the International Day in Support of Victims of Torture to be marked on June 26.

"Israel adopts multiple methods to torture detainees physically and psychologically, through a system of...

Israeli military bulldozers uprooted, early on Wednesday, dozens of long-standing olive trees in the northern Jordan Valley area of Al-Aghwar, in the occupied West Bank, as part of its illegal annexation plan of the entire area.

Mo’taz Bsharat, a Palestinian Authority (PA) official monitoring Israel’s illegal colonialist activities in the Jordan Valley, told media outlets that a large Israeli military force, including police personnel, staff of the so-called Israeli Civil...

Israeli troops demolished, early on Wednesday morning, a Palestinian-owned home in the central West Bank town of Betunia, west of Ramallah.

Local sources said that a large Israeli military force, including a bulldozer, invaded Betunia town, in the early hours of Wednesday morning.

They added that the soldiers forced out the inhabitants of the home, owned by Abdul-Aziz al-Froukh, before their military bulldozer began knocking it down.

The Israeli army claims that the home...

Erekat, who was 27, was shot and killed by Israeli police, who claimed that he was trying to use his car to attack their officers. They have produced no evidence to support their version of the events.

Israeli police have shot and killed a Palestinian man in East Jerusalem, leaving him to bleed out for more than an hour and not allowing anyone to provide help to him, according to witnesses. 

According to relatives, Ahmed Erekat was running errands for his family on the day of...

A Fatah-organized mass rally against Israel’s planned annexation of parts of the West Bank drew thousands to the Jordan Valley on Monday, despite coronavirus concerns and Israeli forces turning away buses carrying protesters to the event.

It was the largest rally of its kind since Trump in January unveiled his controversial plan for Israeli-Palestinian peace, which gives Israel a green light to annex West Bank settlements and the strategic Jordan Valley, amounting to some 30 percent...

Israeli forces today detained 14 Palestinians from various parts of occupied East Jerusalem and the West Bank, said local sources.

Sources confirmed that Israeli police rounded up five Palestinians after ransacking their houses in the East Jerusalem neighborhood of al-Tur.

Police also assaulted and detained two brothers who came to the Russian Compound detention center in West Jerusalem to check on their brother who was detained during the raid in al-Tur.

In Ramallah and...

The 'Kentler Project' in West Berlin routinely placed homeless children with pedophile men, assuming they'd make ideal foster parents. A study has found the practice went on for decades.

Starting in the 1970s psychology professor Helmut Kentler conducted his "experiment." Homeless children in West Berlin were intentionally placed with pedophile men. These men would make especially loving foster parents, Kentler argued.

A study conducted by the university of Hildesheim has found...

Israeli police today demolished several Palestinian structures in the refugee camp of Shu'fat, northeast of the occupied city of Jerusalem, according to sources.

Local witnesses confirmed that Israeli police raided Ras Shihada neighborhood in the camp and cordoned it off before a bulldozer demolished two apartments besides to four storage places belonging to Ehab and Ossama Alqam. Each of the two apartments occupied an area of 160 square meters.

Using the pretext of illegal...