Archives - February 2019

28
Feb

Palestinian MP Khalida Jarrar released after 20 months in Israeli jail

Member of the Palestinian Legislative Council (PLC) Khalida Jarra was released early Thursday from an Israeli jail, where she has been arbitrarily held. Jarrar MP was abruptly released at the Salem military checkpoint, west of Jenin, in the northern occupied West Bank, without prior notice. No time was left for her friends and family to …

28
Feb

Israeli court orders release of Jerusalem’s PA governor

The Israeli Magistrate Court ordered today release of Palestinian Authority (PA) governor Adnan Ghaith after the Israeli security has failed to appeal its decision. The court gave the security service until 6:00 pm local time to submit an appeal to its ruling earlier in the day, and after the deadline has passed, Ghaith was set free. …

21
Feb

UK condemns Israeli police eviction of Jerusalem family

British Deputy Consul General Alison Hall condemned Israeli police eviction of the Abu Assab family from its home in the Muslim Quarter in the Old City of the Israeli-occupied East Jerusalem in order to turn it over to Jewish settlers. Israeli authorities Sunday expelled by force the Abu Assab family from its home in the Muslim …

21
Feb

Israeli municipality demolishes two houses in occupied East Jerusalem

The Israeli municipality of West Jerusalem demolished on Wednesday two houses in occupied East Jerusalem and distributed demolition orders to others on the pretext of building without permit. WAFA correspondent said the two homes located in Beit Hanina neighborhood belonged to Taysir Muhtaseb and his son, Shadi, where 10 people, mainly children had lived. The …

21
Feb

Ashrawi: ‘Jerusalem’s legacy and status are under Israeli assault

Palestinian Liberation Organization (PLO) Executive Committee Member, Hanan Ashrawi, said on Wednesday, commenting on Israeli escalation at the Al-Aqsa Mosque compound in occupied East Jerusalem over the past two days, “Israel is pursuing an irresponsible and dangerous policy in occupied East Jerusalem that aims to alter the historic status quo in the City and stoke …

21
Feb

EU slams Israel’s decision to deduct from PA tax revenues

The European Union (EU) slammed Israeli security cabinet’s recent decision to deduct a large sum from the Palestinian Authority’s (PA) tax revenues. Communication Officer at the EU, Shadi Othman, spoke to Voice of Palestine radio station, during which he slammed the Israeli government’s decision to deduct $138 million from the tax revenues it collects on …

21
Feb

Clashes erupt as Israeli forces raid West Bank village

Israeli forces raided Sabastiya village, northwest of the northern occupied West bank district of Nablus, leading to clashes among Palestinians youths and Israeli soldiers, on Tuesday. Head of the Sabastiya municipality and a mutual service council, Muhammad Aazem, told Ma’an that large number of Israeli forces raided several neighborhoods in the village and fired tear-gas …

18
Feb

Statement

At a time when the Israeli occupation is intensifying its efforts to suppress the Palestinian cause backed by an American administration determined to implement the doomed “deal of the century”, and in light of the frightening decline of Arab support to the central issue of the Muslim world by pushing public normalization with the Israeli …

18
Feb

Over $55m to be invested into ‘settlement projects’ in Jerusalem’s Old City

The Company for the Reconstruction and Development of the Jewish Quarter in the Old City of Jerusalem invested more than 200 million shekels ($55,288,940) into “settlement projects” in Jerusalem’s Old City. Israel Hayom news outlet reported that the projects will include renovating the Tiferet Yisrael Synagogue, the Burnt House, and the Wohl Archaeological Museum. The …

18
Feb

Israel evicts Palestinian family from Jerusalem

Israeli police evicted a Palestinian family on Sunday from their home in the Old City quarter of occupied East Jerusalem after an Israeli court had ruled that the home was built on a land that belongs to Jewish settlers. The police forcibly evicted Hatem Abu Assab and his family from their home while beating him …

Page 1 of 6