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Palestinians cry foul play as land fissures emerge at Al Aqsa Mosque

Ramallah: Land fissures have emerged at the southern area of Al Aqsa Mosque which Palestinians blame on continuous digging by Israeli authorities under Al Haram Al Sharif. The fissures have caused panic among Palestinian residents of Occupied Jerusalem who live near the holy Muslim site. “The constant vibrations of the …

Israel detained 420 Palestinians in Feb.: Report

A newly-released report shows Israeli forces took into custody a total of 420 Palestinians only in the month of February as Tel Aviv continued its crackdown in the occupied territories.   The Palestinian Prisoners’ Center for Studies (PPCS) said in its monthly report that 70 minors and 22 women and girls were among those detained last month, …

Fatah to US congress: moving embassy to Jerusalem will disrupt entire region

The US embassy in Tel Aviv BETHLEHEM (Ma’an) — Fatah spokesperson Ziad Khalil Abu Zayyad warned that relocating the US embassy in Tel Aviv to Jerusalem would “explode the situation” in the entire Middle East and North Africa region, in response to a US congressional delegation that reportedly arrived to …

Australia encourages Israel’s occupation of Palestine

  There is something troubling about the recent five-day trip to Australia by Israel’s Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu, something beyond the charade of pomp, bravado and contrived pleasantries. The trip itself was heralded as historic, firstly because it was the first visit of a prime minister of Israel to Australia. …

Journalist shot, injured as Israeli forces suppress peaceful protest near Qalqilia

QALQILIA, March 3, 2017 (WAFA) – A Palestinian journalist Friday was shot and injured in the head with a rubber-coated steel bullet as Israeli forces suppressed a peaceful anti-settlement rally  in the village of Kufr Qadoom to the east of Qalqilia, according to a local activist. Coordinator of the popular …

Majority of Canadians support Israel boycott, sanctions

A majority of Canadians believes that boycotting Israel is reasonable if the Israeli government continues to violate international law, a new public opinion poll has found. Seventy-eight percent of Canadians would agree with a boycott of Israel, according to the EKOS survey, which was released late on Wednesday and examined …