East Jerusalem
A new hope emerges in Palestinian resistance to Sheikh Jarrah evictions

In spite of violent repression, popular support continues to grow for Palestinians facing eviction from the Sheikh Jarrah neighborhood and has sparked a new wave of resistance in Palestine

Israeli supreme court postpones decision on eviction at Sheikh Jarrah amidst growing protests

The opposition to Israeli attempts to evict Palestinian residents from Sheikh Jarrah in East Jerusalem to build Jewish settlements has also increased across the occupied territories and around the world

The fight against evictions in Palestine’s Sheikh Jarrah

At least six Palestinian families out of 28 in Sheikh Jarrah were asked to vacate their homes after some Jewish organizations filed a case claiming that the land belongs to Jews.

Palestinians evicted, East Jerusalem Palestinians protest forceful eviction of families from Sheikh Jarrah in occupied East Jerusalem

An Israeli court ordered at least 13 out of a total of 28 Palestinian families in the Sheikh Jarrah locality to vacate the houses they have been inhabiting for generations to pave the way for the construction of an illegal Jewish settlement

Israeli attacks on Palestinians Israeli settlers and security forces attack Palestinians in occupied Jerusalem

Palestinians coming out of the Al-Aqsa mosque after special Ramadan prayers in the evening were attacked by hundreds of settlers. When they tried to resist, they were repressed by Israeli forces

Palestinian postal services Palestinian Authority will use its own postal codes from April

The services, set to start from April 2021, will soon be extended to the blockaded Gaza strip. The move is expected to provide relief to Palestinians who have seen over 7,000 postal violations by Israel in 2020

Palestinian elections Elections to be held in Palestine for the first time since 2006

The legislative elections encompassing all the occupied Palestinian territories, including West Bank, Gaza, and East Jerusalem, are scheduled to take place on May 22 while the presidential elections are to be held on July 31

Occupied Palestinian territories struggle to deal with COVID-19 cases

Latest  statistics from Tuesday, December 15, stated that a total of 126,205 COVID-19 cases have been recorded in the occupied Palestinian territories, with the death toll currently at 1,107. 

UN reports on Israeli atrocities Israeli atrocities on the rise

Two recent UN reports reveal the extent to which the Israeli regime has intensified systematic violence against Palestinians while it pushes forward with the ‘Annexation Plan’

Palestinian man with autism shot dead by Israeli police

32-year-old Iyad Hallaq, who was diagnosed with autism, was chased down, shot and killed by border police at an Israeli check point near East Jerusalem. He was left on the ground bleeding and succumbed to his injuries

Apartheid road Israel approves ‘apartheid road’ to keep Palestinians away from the illegal settlements

The controversial road will also aid the illegal construction of thousands of illegal Jewish settlements in the volatile E-1 area of occupied East Jerusalem

Palestine deaths Israel kills two Palestinian teens in separate incidents in the West Bank

Palestinians have been demonstrating across the Occupied Territories since January 28 against Trump’s ‘deal of the century’ which gives Israel permission to take over large parts of the occupied West Bank

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