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Fatah celebrates its 57th foundation day amid Israeli threats

Fatah launched its first attack against Israeli occupation in Palestine on January 1, 1965 which marked the official beginning of Palestinian armed resistance.

Israeli president visits Hebron Occupation forces attack protesters opposing Israeli president’s visit to Ibrahimi mosque in Hebron 

President Isaac Herzog’s visit to the mosque is being viewed as part of the growing Israeli attempts to Judaize the Palestinian territories by building illegal settlements and changing the nature of religious and historical sites located there

COP26 to address Loss and Damage as frontline communities excluded and other stories

Today we look at the COP26 conference and climate finance, the preliminary results of Nicaragua’s general election, and more

US consulate Israel Palestinians denounce Israel’s refusal to allow reopening of US consulate in occupied East Jerusalem

The US consulate in occupied East Jerusalem was closed in 2019 by then US president Donald Trump. His successor Joe Biden had promised to re-open it during his election campaign

Palestinian Authority suppresses protests demanding justice for Nizar Banat

Palestinian security forces arrested several well-known Palestinian political activists and civil society figures in protests demanding justice for an activist slain while in custody of the PA

Israeli forces kill another Palestinian youth in the occupied West Bank

20-year-old Shaukat Awad was shot when Israeli forces opened fire on the funeral of Mohammed al-Alami who was killed a day before. At least 12 Palestinians were wounded with live ammunition at the funeral

Israeli forces kill a 12-year-old boy in the occupied Palestinian territory

This was the third such killing by the Israeli forces in less than a week in the occupied West Bank. Israeli forces have killed at least 75 Palestinian children this year already

PPP exits PA govt Palestinian Peoples Party withdraws from Palestinian Authority government

The leftist party also expelled PA labor minister Nasri Abu Jaish from its membership after he refused to resign from the government despite the party’s decision 

Security forces arrest anti-Palestinian Authority demonstrators

Palestinian Authority forces used violent means to suppress the protests and beat up protesters with metal batons amid a wave of protests against the killing of activist Nizar Banat

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

Anti-PA protests Protests take place for fifth straight day against Palestinian Authority after activist dies in custody

Palestinian journalists also staged a vigil outside the UN office to protest against the PA security forces for attacking and intimidating them while they were covering the protests, and demanded protection

Nizar Banat killed Political activist Nizar Banat dies after night raid by Palestinian forces

Following news of Banat’s death, thousands of Palestinians took part in demonstrations in Ramallah in the occupied West Bank. His family has accused PA security forces of beating him to death while he was in their custody and withholding his body several hours after his death

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