Occupied West Bank
42-year-old Palestinian father of five is the latest victim of Israel’s ‘murder at checkpoint’

42-year-old Osama Mansour was shot in front of his wife while they were leaving an Israeli military checkpoint on their way back home. The soldiers fired on them after asking them to drive away following a search of the vehicle

Palestinians commemorate Land Day across historical Palestine

On this day in 1976, the Israeli security forces killed six Palestinians and injured more than hundred.

Palestine receives critical batch of 100,000 COVID-19 vaccine doses from China

Besides China, the Palestinian Authority has also received vaccines from other sources, including doses from the United Nations COVAX initiative and Russian Sputnik V

Demolition of Palestinian houses continues

The report, prepared by the UN Office for the Coordination of Humanitarian Affairs in the Palestinian Territories (OCHA), says that in the month of February alone, at least 305 Palestinians, including 172 children, lost their homes and were displaced due to demolition of homes by the Israeli authorities.

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

Palestinian politician Khalida Jarrar sentenced to 2 years in prison by Israeli military court

Jarrar will serve a prison term of eight months as she has already spent most of her two year sentence in detention since October 2019 

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 children under Israeli occupation Palestine’s children bear the brunt of Israeli occupation

Last month’s murder of 15-year-old Ali Ayman Abu Aliya in the village of Al-Mughayyir was yet another instance of the brutality shown by Israeli occupation forces towards the children of Palestine

UN condemns killing of Palestinian boy Killing of 15-year-old by Israel is a “grave violation of international law”, says UN human rights office

On December 4, Israeli occupation forces killed a 15-year-old Palestinian boy, Ali Abu Alia, during a protest in the occupied West Bank against the building of an illegal Israeli settlement

Palestinians oppose Pompeo’s visit to illegal Israeli settlement in the occupied West Bank

Mike Pompeo became the first top US diplomat to visit an illegal Israeli settlement. He also said that the US government had historically been wrong about settlements and it could be done in a lawful manner

Palestinian village demolished Israel destroys entire Palestinian village in a massive demolition operation

The demolition has left close to 80 Palestinians from the Bedouin herding-farming community displaced and homeless. 41 among them are children, according to the United Nations

Israeli security forces arrest Palestinian journalist in night raid

The journalist was arrested during a raid of his home in the occupied West Bank conducted by Israeli soldiers at 2AM on Tuesday October 27

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