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Al-Aqsa mosque Israeli court allows Jewish prayers at Al-Aqsa mosque in violation of historical agreement

The Al-Aqsa mosque compound has for years been a target of Israeli right-wing and Jewish groups calling for the mosque to be demolished and demanding a third Jewish temple to be built in its place 

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

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

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

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

Palestinian administrative detainee ends 65-day long hunger strike after securing his release from Israeli detention

Currently at least 520 Palestinians are being held in Israeli prisons and detention centers under the illegal administrative detention policy, according to prisoners’ rights group Addameer

Human rights lawyers and activists arrested in Palestine

The arrests were conducted reportedly in relation to their participation in protests that have been taking place against the custodial death of well known anti-PA activist, Nizar Banat, last month

Demolition of Palestinian structures Israeli forces demolish Palestinian-owned structures in Silwan, injure 13 Palestinians

The ongoing demolitions of close to 20 Palestinian-owned homes and commercial establishments in the Silwan neighborhood of occupied East Jerusalem have put at risk approximately 13 Palestinian families, including 130 men, women and children 

Sheikh Jarrah violence Israeli settlers, security forces invade Sheikh Jarrah, leave several Palestinians injured

At least 20 people suffered injuries after the Israeli security forces targeted unarmed Palestinian residents with skunk water, pepper spray, tear gas, and rubber-coated metal bullets

Israeli police officer indicted for killing autistic Palestinian man 

32-year-old Iyad al-Halak was shot multiple times by Israeli officers near a checkpoint in occupied East Jerusalem on May 30, 2020 while he was walking towards his school

Israeli forces attack Palestinians during far-right Flag March and other stories

Today we look at the far-right Flag March held in Jerusalem, the release of NSA whistleblower Reality Winner from prison, and more

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