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Israel violates ceasefire, carries out airstrikes on Gaza

Israel claims that the airstrikes were in response to the launch of incendiary balloons from the Gaza strip. This is the first violation of the May 20 ceasefire which brought an end to the brutal 11-day bombing of Gaza

Israel intensifies persecution of its Palestinian citizens over opposition

Israel’s security forces have waged a campaign and arrested more than 3,000 Palestinian citizens since the second week of May this for their participation in protests against Israeli aggression at Al-Aqsa and in Gaza, calling it “operation law and order”

Israeli offensive ends after declaration of ceasefire, Gazans claim victory

The ceasefire was mediated by Egypt and came into effect at 2 am on Friday, ending 11 days of Israeli air strikes on Gaza. Palestinians in Gaza and the occupied territories took to the streets to celebrate a victory

Israeli aggression on Gaza Israeli air strikes on Gaza enter second week, death toll nears 200

Despite causing horrifying levels of death and damage, Israel’s caretaker prime minister Benjamin Netanyahu said on Sunday that the brutal offensive will continue at “full force”

Death toll in Israeli attack on Gaza rises to 56 amidst rising concerns over ground offensive

The Israeli military continued bombarding the Gaza strip in occupied Palestinian territory for the third consecutive day on Wednesday

At least 26 Palestinians including 9 children killed in Israeli air strikes on Gaza

The airstrikes were carried out by Israel through Monday night and Tuesday morning, destroying several houses and civilian installations in the densely populated region

Palestinians welcome resumption of US aid to UNRWA

In 2018, the Donald Trump-led US administration had stopped humanitarian aid to the UN agency which caters to the need of 5.7 million Palestinian refugees in the occupied territories and beyond

Palestinians renew their pledge to resist Israeli occupation on Land Day

Since 1976, March 30 is celebrated as land day (yom al-ard) by Palestinians vowing to fight against Israeli occupation of their land and for Palestinian refugees’ right to return

Rate of demolition of Palestinian homes has increased in 2021, says new report

The report, prepared by the UN Office for the Coordination of Humanitarian Affairs in the Palestinian Territories, says the monthly average of demolition of Palestinian houses by Israeli authorities has increased by 65% in 2021 as compared to the previous year

Amid delay and denial of access by Israel, COVID-19 vaccination finally starts in Palestine

Israel’s deliberate denial of access to vaccines to the Palestinians, a violation of its obligations under the Fourth Geneva Convention, has been criticized by the WHO and other human rights groups with some calling it “vaccine apartheid”

Israel rushes to approve new illegal settlements before Trump leaves

Israel is rushing to approve new settlements ahead of Donald Trump relinquishing office. The move is also seen as an attempt by the Netanyahu government to win far-right support ahead of the elections

Israel an “apartheid regime” according to B’Tselem report

Israeli human rights group B’Tselem published a position paper in which it details various laws and policies implemented by the Israeli government which are designed to further Jewish supremacy vis-à-vis Palestinians

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