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Israel re-captures last two escapees of Gilboa prison; Palestinians continue solidarity protests

Palestinians are opposing the Israeli administrative detention policy under which prisoners are kept behind bars for long durations without charge or trial. They are also protesting the recent punitive measures imposed after six prisoners escaped Gilboa prison

Open letter to state parties of Arms Trade Treaty calls for arms embargo on Israel

The signatories, which include rights organizations and members of civil society, called on the signatories of the Arms Trade Treaty to end the supply of conventional arms, munitions, parts and components to Israel

Israeli forces shoot dead a Palestinian father on way home from work

The Palestinian man who was newskilled was identified as 39-year-old Ra’ed Jadallah. Israeli army soldiers attacked him while he and other Palestinian workers who work in Israel tried to cross the Israeli apartheid wall to go back home

Israel suppresses weekend Gaza protests with violence, airstrikes; injures close to 30

Gazan have been holding demonstrations to demand the lifting of the 14-year-long Israeli blockade and resolved to continue protesting until their demands are met

Algeria announces end to diplomatic relations with Morocco

The decision comes amid escalating tensions over many issues between the two countries, including Western Sahara, Morocco’s relations and support for Israel, and Morocco’s alleged backing of Algerian separatist groups

Bahrain -Pegasus Bahrain hacked phones of 9 activists using Israeli spyware, says Citizen Lab 

Canada-based Citizen Lab stated that it has verified the numbers with Paris-based Forbidden Stories and Amnesty International, organisations responsible for last month’s global media coverage which implicated dozens of governments across the world for using the spyware

Israeli forces attack Palestinians in Gaza marking the 1969 Al-Aqsa arson

The attack injured 42, including 10 children. The same night, Israeli air force fighter jets conducted airstrikes on Gaza, targeting multiple locations

Afghan civilians face uncertainty as G7 to discuss evacuations and other stories

Today we look at the latest in Afghanistan, Israeli attacks on Gaza, workers strikes in Denmark and Seoul, and the situation of women amid the pandemic

Israel’s supreme court allows government to retain custody of body of Ahmad Erekat

The court rejected an appeal by Israeli legal aid group to release the body of Ahmad Erekat, who was shot dead by Israeli soldiers at a checkpoint in the occupied West Bank

Palestinian nursery school, partially constructed home demolished in the occupied West Bank

Israeli security forces also conducted several raids in the occupied Palestinian territories

Israeli forces kill 4 Palestinians during violent raid in Jenin refugee camp

Jenin and Beita have witnessed regular demonstrations since May against an illegal Israeli army outpost next to the recently evacuated illegal Israeli settlement of Eviatar

Israel’s Supreme Court delays ruling on Sheikh Jarrah forced evictions case

The court offered the Palestinians a compromise deal as per which Palestinians could live in their homes for the next three generations in exchange for accepting Jewish ownership of the land and paying token rent

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