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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...

Israeli police detained six Palestinian young men during confrontations in the East Jerusalem neighborhood of Issawiya, it said.

One of the six detainees was severely beaten before being taken into custody.

Meanwhile, the PPS said that Israeli forces detained five Palestinians in raids across Bethlehem district, including a raid in Beit Fajjar town.

Two of the five detainees were identified as a 55-year-old man and his son, and two others as 16-year-old teens.

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Israeli police rounded up 21 Palestinians in overnight raids in East Jerusalem, according to local residents on Monday.

Israeli forces raided several homes in Jerusalem's Old City and At-Tur neighborhood and took them into custody, they said.

No reason was provided for the arrests.

Jerusalem remains at the heart of the decades-long Mideast conflict, with Palestinians insisting that East Jerusalem -- occupied by Israel since 1967 -- should serve as the capital of a...

Israeli authorities on Thursday extended an order banning Sheikh Ekrima Sabri, the grand mufti of Jerusalem, from entering Al-Aqsa Mosque for another four months.

“Israeli police raided my home on Thursday and handed me an order banning me from entering the Al-Aqsa mosque for four months,” Sheikh Ekrima Sabri told Anadolu Agency.

“Muzzling and targeting the Al-Aqsa mosque is the nature of the Israeli occupation, which contradicts the freedom of worship and Israel’s of being a...

The 32-year-old autistic Palestinian lay wounded and terrified on the ground while his caregiver, standing nearby, tried to explain to Israeli policemen that he had a disability and pleaded for his life. To no avail: He was shot dead within minutes.

Eyad Hallaq was shot to death in a roofless garbage room. According to the testimony of his caregiver, who was by his side and tried to protect him, he was executed. For long minutes she stood next to him and pleaded for his life, trying...

Israeli forces demolished 16 Palestinian homes in the occupied West Bank, according to a local activist and residents on Wednesday, Anadolu reports.

Speaking to Anadolu Agency, Eid Khamis, a Palestinian activist, said eight structures were brought down by Israeli forces in Ein Hajla Bedouin community east of Jericho in the eastern West Bank.

He said Israeli authorities cited a lack of building permits for the demolitions.

Eight other homes were razed south of Hebron city...

Yesterday, more than 250 fanatic Jews accompanied by the occupying Israeli police raided the Al-Aqsa Mosque in occupied Jerusalem. According to a statement from the Islamic Administration of Jerusalem, 267 fanatical Jews entered the Moroccan (El-Megribe) Gate and invaded the Masjid al-Aqsa by the Israeli police

In groups, the fanatic Jews wandered in the courtyard of the Harem-i Sharif, and then left the Masjid al-Aqsa. In the statement made in the last day of April and the April 27...

Israeli forces detained today 23 Palestinians, including two former prisoners and two minors, from various parts of the West Bank and East Jerusalem, said the Palestine Prisoner’s Society (PPS).

Six Palestinians were detained in the southern West Bank district of Hebron, including an 18-year-old high school student and a 16-year-old minor from Beit Ummar town, north of Hebron, two from al-Tabaqa village, south of Hebron, and two others from Fawwar refugee camp.

Israeli troops...

Israeli occupation forces today informed residents of Birayn, a small village near the town of Yatta to the south of Hebron in the occupied West Bank, about their intention to demolish five residential structures and the building of the village’s council, according to a local source.

Foad Amour, a local activist, told WAFA that an Israeli army force raided the village and handed notices to local residents informing them of the demolition order, citing the lack of construction permits...

Five Palestinians, including a photojournalist working with Anadolu Agency were injured after Israeli forces dispersed two rallies rejecting settlements building in the occupied West Bank.

"Israeli forces dispersed a weekly anti-settlement rally," Murad Shtewi, coordinator of the "Popular Resistance" committee in the town of Kafr Qaddum, north of the West Bank, told Anadolu Agency.

Shtewi said that four protesters, including a photojournalist, were injured with rubber-coated...