Canada sanctions Israeli settlers as attacks on Palestinians skyrocket | Occupied West Bank News

Canada sanctions Israeli settlers as attacks on Palestinians skyrocket | Occupied West Bank News

Western countries tout support for a two-state solution but exert little pressure over expanding settlements. The Canadian government has announced it will impose sanctions on four Israeli settlers in the occupied West Bank as settler violence against Palestinians surges during Israel’s war in Gaza. In a press release on Thursday,…

Israelis killing Palestinians ‘in cold blood’ in occupied West Bank | Occupied West Bank

Israelis killing Palestinians ‘in cold blood’ in occupied West Bank | Occupied West Bank

On October 19, Sarah Mahamid watched helplessly from a window as Israeli security forces shot her younger brother. Taha, 15, had been playing with a friend outside their house in the occupied West Bank city of Tulkarem. The 19-year-old screamed as her brother fell to the ground. Their father, Ibrahim,…

Palestinian President Abbas says only US can halt Israel’s attack on Rafah | Israel War on Gaza News

Palestinian President Abbas says only US can halt Israel’s attack on Rafah | Israel War on Gaza News

More than a million Palestinians are sheltering in the southern Gaza city after being displaced by Israeli attacks. Palestinian Authority President Mahmoud Abbas says only the United States could stop Israel from attacking the border city of Rafah in Gaza, adding that the assault, which he expects within days, could…

Palestinian Prisoner’s Day: How many are still in Israeli detention? | Israel War on Gaza News

Palestinian Prisoner’s Day: How many are still in Israeli detention? | Israel War on Gaza News

Every year, April 17 marks Palestinian Prisoner’s Day, a day dedicated to the thousands of Palestinian prisoners in Israel. Campaigners use the day to call for the human rights of such prisoners to be upheld and for those who have been detained without charge to be released. On Monday, Israel…

Palestinian man killed in Israeli settler raids in occupied West Bank | Occupied West Bank News

Palestinian man killed in Israeli settler raids in occupied West Bank | Occupied West Bank News

Dozens of settlers stormed villages, setting fire to homes in search for missing teenager. A Palestinian man has been killed in an attack by Israeli settlers in the occupied West Bank, where tensions remain high amid fears of more violence. Dozens of settlers stormed the village of al-Mughayyir, northeast of Ramallah,…

Israel seizes 800 hectares of Palestinian land in occupied West Bank | Occupied West Bank News

Israel seizes 800 hectares of Palestinian land in occupied West Bank | Occupied West Bank News

Finance Minister Bezalel Smotrich’s announcement comes despite international pressure against Israel’s building of illegal settlements. Israel’s Finance Minister Bezalel Smotrich has declared 800 hectares (1,977 acres) in the occupied West Bank as state land, in a move that will facilitate the use of the ground for settlement building. The announcement…

Is the Palestinian Authority still relevant? | Palestinian Authority

Is the Palestinian Authority still relevant? | Palestinian Authority

Under US pressure to reform the PA, Mahmoud Abbas has appointed a new prime minister. Amid mounting pressure from the United States, the Palestinian Authority is shaking up its leadership. President Mahmoud Abbas has named his financial adviser as the new prime minister. Sixty-nine-year-old Mohammed Mustafa has ample experience in…

Palestinian President Abbas appoints Mohammed Mustafa as prime minister | Israel War on Gaza News

Palestinian President Abbas appoints Mohammed Mustafa as prime minister | Israel War on Gaza News

The move comes as the Palestinian Authority faces pressure to reform from the US amid Israel’s war on Gaza. Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas has appointed his longtime economic adviser Mohammed Mustafa to be the next prime minister in the face of US pressure to reform the Palestinian Authority as part…

‘If UNRWA goes, so do our dreams of returning home’, Palestinians fear | Occupied West Bank News

‘If UNRWA goes, so do our dreams of returning home’, Palestinians fear | Occupied West Bank News

Aida, Bethlehem, occupied West Bank – Among the children playing on the street in the Aida refugee camp near Bethlehem in the occupied West Bank is 10-year-old Ahmad Damaseh who dreams of becoming a doctor when he grows up. He belongs to the fourth generation of the Damaseh family to…