Occupied Palestinian territories
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

Palestinian man found dead in illegal settlement in occupied East Jerusalem

The 37-year-old man, identified as Abdul Fattah Obeiat, was a father of two children. His body was found by his relatives in one of the buildings of the illegal Gilo settlement

Palestinian healthcare is crumbling in face of COVID-19, Israeli occupation

Authorities are worried that if drastic steps are not taken, the health system might face a major crisis putting the lives and health of Palestinian people at risk

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. 

Israel’s plans for thousands of new illegal settler homes condemned

Israel had earlier announced the construction of nearly 5,000 new illegal homes for settlers in the occupied West Bank. According to settlement watchdog Peace Now, this makes the total number of houses approved this year at over 12,000

Groups from across the world ask UN General Assembly to act against Israeli apartheid

More than 450 civil society and human rights groups from across the globe released a letter addressed to the ongoing 75th session of the UNGA asking it to revive its anti-apartheid bodies and take action to end Israeli occupation of Palestine

Protests against normalization deals with Israel Palestinians protest against UAE and Bahrain signing “normalization” deals with Israel

Hundreds of protesters throughout the occupied territories denounced the US mediated deals as betrayal of the Palestinian cause, and vowed to continue their fight against the Israeli occupation

Israeli terrorist attack sentence Israeli terrorist gets three life terms for murdering Palestinian infant and his parents

Amiram Ben-Uliel firebombed the Dawabsheh family home in the occupied West Bank village of Duma wih Molotov cocktails on July 31, 2015, killing three people, including an 18-month-old infant

Hamas announces ceasefire with Israel

Since August 6, Israel had been continuously attacking Gaza. It had bombed the region from the air, shelled it with tanks, and attacked Palestinian fishermen off the Gaza coast

Israelis demolish COVID facility in Hebron Israel demolishes COVID-19 testing facility in Hebron, Palestine

A quarantine center was also being built at the facility to accommodate COVID-19 infected Palestinians

Demand for Justice for Erekat Organizations issue joint appeal to UN for urgent action on Israeli killings of Palestinians

83 organizations from around the world have demanded the relevant UN authorities to apply pressure on Israel to release the body of Ahmed Erekat, who was killed by Israeli forces on June 23, along with the bodies of 62 other Palestinians which are currently in Israeli custody

Protests against annexation plan in Palestine Protests erupt across Palestine against Israeli annexation plan

Protesters gathered in major West Bank cities of Ramallah, Jericho and Bethlehem, as well as in Gaza city in Gaza, to put forth a united Palestinian front against Israel’s illegal, unilateral actions

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