West Bank

The West Bank: to end the violence, Israel must end the occupation

Steven Sahiounie, journalist and political commentator Yesterday, Israeli Defense Forces (IDF) killed nine Palestinians in a deadly daylight attack on Jenin in the occupied West Bank. A tenth Palestinian was shot and killed by the IDF in al-Ram while protesting the attack on Jenin. The Palestinian health ministry identified three of those killed as housewife […]

Israel Commits Biggest Jenin Massacre Since Early 2000’s, Followed By Gaza Strikes – PA Ends Security Coordination

Israeli occupation murdered at least 9 Palestinians in an invasion of the Jenin refugee camp, inside the occupied West Bank, on Thursday morning, leading to large scale protests throughout the territory and an escalation in violent tensions. In reaction to this, the United Nations decided not to punish Israel, but to urge the Palestinian Authority Read More...

The “Brewing” Israeli Civil War – Does The US Have A Hand In Creating It?

As Israel’s far-right fascist government ushers in a new era of hardship for the Palestinian people, it’s also causing massive divisions in both Israel’s Jewish society and the regime’s political & military leaderships. Such is the state of Israeli politics that former minister of war, Benny Gantz, has warned of civil war. An ongoing feud Read More...

Israel Sanctions The Palestinian Authority And Risks War In West Bank

After the Palestinian Authority (PA), which governs small pockets of the West Bank, decided to seek a legal opinion from the International Court of Justice (ICJ) on Israel’s conduct in the Occupied Palestinian Territories (OPT), Tel Aviv has retaliated by sanctioning them. PA Prime Minister, Mohammad Shtayyeh, warns these sanctions could lead to the PA’s Read More...

Israel to destroy 58 Palestinian schools

Palestine Information Center – January 6, 2023 RAMALLAH – 58 Palestinian schools are at risk of demolition in the occupied West Bank and Jerusalem, the Arab Campaign for Education for All revealed. In a statement issued on Thursday, the campaign expressed deep concern over the Israeli violation of Palestinian children’s right to education. Israeli authorities […]

“Violence will escalate as long as extremists are allied to Netanyahu”: interview with Tawfieq Toameh

Steven Sahiounie, journalist and political commentator   Jana Majdi Zakarneh, a 16-year-old girl, was killed by Israeli forces as she was standing on the roof of her home in Jenin, in the Occupied West Bank of Palestine.  She was shot in the head, and others were wounded in the 10 pm raid on Sunday.  More […]

Israel crushes water pipelines with bulldozers in occupied West Bank

MEMO | December 15, 2022 The Israeli occupation army destroyed the main water pipelines in the village of Al-Auja, in the north-east of Jericho, reported Wafa news agency. The destruction is seen as being part of the apartheid state’s efforts to control all water sources in the occupied Palestinian territories. Local residents said that occupation soldiers forced […]

Israeli sniper kills 16-year old Palestinian girl in West Bank raid

Jana Zakarneh, 16, was killed by Israeli forces in Jenin. (Photo: via WAFA) MEMO | December 12, 2022 The Palestinian Health Ministry said a girl child was killed by an Israeli sniper last night in Jenin City, north of the Occupied West Bank, The Palestinian Information Centre reports. According to local sources, 16-year-old Jana Zakarnah […]

The Deadliest Year Since 2005 In The West Bank As The US Gives The License To Murder

This year has seen the highest death toll for Palestinians killed by Israeli fire in the West Bank since the UN’s humanitarian office began keeping record in 2005. Tel Aviv’s strategy for combating newly formed armed groups in the territory is only encouraging their growth in size and expanding the scope of violent escalation. On Read More...