Posts Tagged ‘Palestinians’

Palestinians in the besieged enclave ready themselves for the Muslim holy month

READ: Israel announces measures to ease Palestinian life during Ramadan Source

Golda Meir agreed with Bezalel Smotrich that Palestinians don’t exist. So why are House members pushing to honor her?

Like Bezalel Smotrich, former Israeli Prime Minister Golda Meir also said Palestinians didn’t exist. A bipartisan group of House members wants the U.S. Treasury to mint a coin to honor her. Source

Following summits at Aqaba and Sharm el-Sheikh, Palestinians are fighting on two fronts

Recent U.S.-led summits in Jordan and Egypt have formalized the campaign to quash Palestinian resistance. Now, in addition to Israel’s ongoing offensive, Palestinians must also face the PA, as it hunts the resistance from within.  Source

Gallup poll: support for Palestinians continues to grow among Democratic voters

For the first time, Democratic voters sympathize more with Palestinians than Israelis, according to Gallup’s annual poll on U.S. attitudes toward the Middle East. 56% of Democrats view Israel favorably, but that’s down from 63% in 2022. 49% of Democrats said their sympathies lie with Palestinians, while 38% said they sympathize with Israelis. A wide […]

Palestinians fear Netanyahu may escape internal crisis by launching war on Gaza

Palestinians in Gaza are closely following the ongoing Israeli protests against the current Netanyahu government’s proposed judicial overhaul. Many in Gaza believe that if Netanyahu’s crisis continues to escalate, he will do what Israeli governments have always done to escape an internal crisis: launch a war against “the enemy.” The most convenient target has usually […]

Where are the Palestinians in Israel’s protest movement?

Reem Hazzan was invited to address an anti-Netanyahu rally in Haifa but refused after organizers censored her speech. Her experience shows why the current protest movement is alienating Palestinians. Source

‘Palestinians are animals’ — Why many Jewish Israelis approve settler pogrom

Many in Israel approved of the settler “pogrom” against Huwwara because they regard Palestinians as “animals,” a leading Israeli reporter explained to American Jews last week. Source

Six Palestinians killed in Jenin during second Israeli invasion of the city this year

The Israeli army launched yet another massive military invasion on bastions of Palestinian resistance, this time in two simultaneous raids on Nablus and Jenin. Source

Israeli Army Helps Settlers Carry Out A Pogrom Against Palestinians In Hawara

On Sunday evening Israeli settlers stormed the town of Hawara, near the West Bank city of Nablus, burning down Palestinian homes, vehicles, killing one and injuring hundreds. The attack has been labelled as a pogrom, which was backed by the Israeli military. Around 64 Palestinians have been killed and thousands injured, so far this year, […]

Ben-Gvir wants to ‘crush’ Palestinians ‘one by one’

Israel's extreme far-right national security minister pledged today to "crush [Palestinians] one by one," Haaretz has reported. Itamar Ben-Gvir made his comment while speaking to illegal settlers at the equally illegal settlement "outpost" of Evyatar as they were being evicted by the occupation authorities. "Our enemies need to hear a message of settlement, but also […]

What’s the Story? Deiaa Haj Yahia on the roots of violent crime Palestinians face inside Israel

Veteran journalist Deiaa Haj Yahia explains the ongoing crisis of violent crime in Palestinian communities inside Israel. Source

US Ambassador Tom Nides says Palestinians don’t need rights, they just need ‘money’

The U.S. Ambassador to Israel says West Bank Palestinians can’t have equal rights because it would end the Jewish state, and his “biggest fear” is that Israel has “lost the narrative” on U.S. campuses. Source

Israeli Forces Massacre 10 Palestinians In Nablus, Injure Over 100

Israeli occupation forces killed at least 10 Palestinians, injuring over 100 others, during a violent raid against the old city of Nablus in the West Bank. The attack brings the total death toll of Palestinians this year to at least 62, igniting protests across all of occupied Palestine and leading to threats from the armed […]

Israel kills 10 Palestinians, injures a hundred in Nablus 

Ten Palestinians have been killed and over a hundred wounded this morning following an Israeli military raid in the occupied West Bank city of Nablus. The Israeli occupation's military stormed the city with armoured vehicles and blocked off all entrances before surrounding a home with two wanted Palestinians inside. Hossam Isleem and Mohammad Abdulghani, who […]

Ten Palestinians killed, dozens wounded in West Bank raid

The Israeli military gave few details about its operation in the northern city of Nablus, known as a militant stronghold, where the army frequently operates. Source

10 Palestinians Killed, Scores Hurt In Israel West Bank Raid

Palestinian officials say that at least 10 Palestinians have been killed and 102 were wounded during a rare daytime Israeli army arrest raid in the occupied West Bank. Source

Israeli army kills 10 Palestinians in a single raid, including 2 resistance fighters

The massive Israeli invasion of Nablus led to the assassination of 2 Palestinian resistance fighters, while the army fired indiscriminately at residents and killed an additional 8 Palestinians. Source

Israel just voted to strip citizenship or residency from Palestinians convicted of ‘terrorism’

A new Israeli law allows the government to strip citizenship or residency status and deport Palestinian citizens of Israel and Jerusalem residents convicted of widely-defined “acts of terrorism.” Source

Palestinians launch new donation campaign for quake victims in Turkiye, Syria

Palestinians staged a new donation campaign on Saturday for the victims of two deadly earthquakes that killed thousands in Turkiye and Syria, Anadolu reports. The campaign “is a humanitarian message to our people in Syria and Turkiye,” Abdo Idris, the head of the Hebron Chamber of Commerce, told Anadolu. He said the chamber, an organizer […]

The US Wants To Train A Proxy Force To Fight Palestinians — CIA Intervenes Again

The US secretary of state, Antony Blinken, requested that the Ramallah-based Palestinian Authority (PA) accept Washington’s proposal to form a special Palestinian task force, trained by the US, that would hunt down Palestinian resistance fighters in the West Bank. The proposal follows a long history of anti-democratic intervention by the US government into Palestinian affairs […]


hough Israel’s past wars on Gaza have often been justified by Tel Aviv as a response to Palestinian rockets or, generally, as acts of self-defense, the truth is different. Historically, Israel’s relationship with Gaza has been defined by Tel Aviv’s need to create distractions from its own fractious politics, to flex its muscles against its […]

Two Palestinians killed, including prisoner who died due to ‘medical negligence’

Two martyrs were killed by the Israeli colonial system — Ahmad Abu Ali, a political prisoner who died of systematic medical negligence, and Sharif Rabaa, shot to death under the pretext of a stabbing. Source

US Jews must not side with Palestinians, ‘our mortal enemies’ — Israeli diplomat

Danny Ayalon, a vigorous advocate for Israel and former ambassador to the U.S., says he is worried about the growth of Jewish anti-Zionism in the United States. Source

Israel Murders 5 Palestinians In Jericho And MSM Ignores Frequent Massacres

Israeli occupation forces violently raided the Aqbat Jabr refugee camp, located near Ariha (Jericho) city in the occupied West Bank, killing five Palestinians and injuring tens of others. The raid came after the Jericho area was besieged for eight days and brings the number of Palestinians killed by Israeli fire to 42 so far this […]

Israeli army kills 5 Palestinians in raid of Aqbat Jabr refugee camp

After a ten-day siege imposed on Jericho and its surrounding area, the Israeli army launched an assault on Aqbat Jabr refugee camp, killing 5 Palestinians. Source

The rise of Israel’s far right is good for Palestinians

For those concerned that Benjamin Netanyahu’s proposed judicial reforms will threaten democracy in Israel I simply ask, “democracy for whom?” Source

Palestinians fire missiles at Israeli settlement after attacks on female prisoners

Palestinian resistance groups have fired missiles from the besieged Gaza Strip at nearby Israeli settlements in retaliation for the Israeli army escalations in the occupied West Bank, especially attacks on female prisoners. Israeli media outlets quoted an army spokesman as saying that the Iron Dome missile defence system had intercepted a missile fired on Wednesday […]

Arrest of Jewish anti-Zionist activist ‘reminiscent of how Palestinians are treated’

An Israeli Magistrate Court judge extended the detention of left-wing anti-Zionist activist Jonathan Pollak following his arrest at a protest in the Palestinian village of Beita. The case could indicate a significant escalation in the Netanyahu government’s crackdown on those who resist Israeli colonization. Source

“There is no pressure on Israel to change”: Palestinians respond to Blinken visit to Jerusalem

Speaking from Jerusalem following a meeting with Benjamin Netanyahu, Secretary of State Anthony Blinken reiterated calls for a two-state solution and promoting the normalization of relations with Israel across the Middle East. Palestinians say the visit shows the United States remains biased towards Israel. “When the U.S. draws an equivalence between the butcher and the […]

Biden administration refuses to say Palestinians are ‘occupied’

Yesterday in a shocking exchange at the State Department, the spokesman for Biden’s foreign policy team refused to describe Palestinians in Jenin and other areas of the West Bank as living under military occupation by Israel. Source

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