Palestinian security sources and eyewitnesses told Ma'an that at least one Israeli artillery shell hit a military post belonging to what they called the "Palestinian resistance," east of Beit Hanoun in northern Gaza, next to the border with Israel.
But the Israeli government often legalizes such outposts retroactively, declaring them official settlements once connected to the utility grid.
October 23, 2016
“For nearly 50 years Palestinians have not had citizenship or rights. Now the coalition chairman, the messenger of the Prime Minister, wants to cancel of the citizenship of those who speak out against this reality.”
Ghassan Daghlas, a Palestinian official who monitors settlement activity in the northern West Bank told Ma'an that Israeli authorities escorted the bulldozers onto lands just a few kilometers south of the illegal Elon Moreh settlement.
October 21, 2016
The PA has faced widespread criticism over the vague circumstances in which Palestinian fugitives have been arrested and killed amid a security crackdown.
Rahiq Birawi, 23, became the 234th Palestinian to be killed by Israeli soldiers and settlers in the last year.
October 20, 2016
Check her out in that little sexy red number.
A project sponsored by TIKA, Turkey’s international development agency, will help provide electricity via solar energy for families in Bethlehem.
The resolution heavily criticizes Israeli restriction of access to the holy site for Muslim worshippers.
October 19, 2016
Last year the Rafah crossing was closed for 344 days, sealing off the main lifeline for Gazans to the outside world.
The young Palestinian woman reportedly approached Israeli border guards stationed at the Tappuah junction, using the Israeli term for the area around the checkpoint, and after "ignoring their directives and their calls for her to stop," pulled out a knife. Israeli forces then opened live fire on the young woman and "neutralized" her.
The UN and its member states seem to be obsessed with the idea of "two-states" or a "one-state reality" that they ignore that there are Palestinian lives perpetually oppressed by Israel.
October 18, 2016
Tamer Nafar, who slammed Israel as 'terror state' and said he 'understands' motivations of suicide bombers to perform in Haifa.
The decision came after Mexico's ambassador to UNESCO, who is Jewish, walked out of Thursday's vote in a personal protest against his country's vote in support of the resolution.
Among them was a 17-year-old identified as Ahmad H., who told DCIP that he was interrogated twice in the first week of August for one and three hours, during which time he had no parent present or access to legal counsel.
October 17, 2016
The technicians were doing maintenance work on electricity lines in the eastern suburbs of the town of Khuzaa, east of Khan Yunis, when Israeli troops fired at them.
Atallah Abu Subuh called traditional singing and dancing a “noise pollutant”.
Egypt had opened the crossing going both directions on Saturday for humanitarian cases and “stranded people.”
B'Tselem issued a statement after Netanyahu accused the group of 'spreading lies' about Israel, saying he would prohibit national service volunteers from working with the group.
October 16, 2016
“It’s interesting that the Ministry of Foreign Affairs chose to align themselves which this version of history. If they wanted to approach general public opinion this is not the way to do it because it’s ridiculous and easily refutable."
October 15, 2016
Tokyo Sexwale, chairman of the FIFA Monitoring Committee Israel-Palestine, reported on the results of the meetings in a brief statement, making no explicit mention of the clubs.
The resolution was passed after 24 countries voted in its favor, six voted against, and 26 abstained from the vote, according to Israeli newspaper Haaretz.
Israeli officials said the resolution, which criticized restricted Muslim access to Al Aqsa, gave a 'boost to terrorism.'
October 14, 2016
Jordan has been a vocal proponent of restoration plans as custodian of the Haram al-Sharif
October 13, 2016
Possible confirmation that love really exists fresh in from the Gaza strip.
Gigi says 'YES BABY' to Zayn, but according to Zayn's former fiancee Perrie Edwards, maybe Gigi doesn't really mean it!
10-year-old Abdullah Nasser Atwa Abu Mdeif was reportedly shot in the back by a bullet on Wednesday evening by Israeli forces.
PA President Mahmoud Abbas was roundly mocked on Twitter for crying at Shimon Peres' funeral.
October 12, 2016
Italian football giants Juventus have signed a ten-year-old Palestine soccer wonder boy dubbed the “Palestinian Messi” with the club.
They say they only want to play football but members of the European Parliament and others want the ruling body FIFA to exclude clubs based in Israeli settlements on the West Bank.
The meeting with Australian journalist Richard Carleton has been shared hundreds of times.
The 20-year-old man succumbed to his wounds after minutes, as Israeli police closed off the area to traffic and pedestrians, denying the access of ambulances to arrive to the scene to treat him.
Rumor has it that Zain is Assaf's latest love interest.
The model talked about her Arab roots while she was promoting her new line for Tommy Hilfiger in Dubai.
The Jafra services team provides relief and assistance to 12,000 Palestinian refugees and around 800 internally displaced Syrian families seeking shelter inside the camp.
October 11, 2016
Palestinian officials have called on FIFA to kick out six Israeli clubs based in West Bank settlements ahead of a key meeting of football’s governing body.
How to ride out the craziness when your in-laws crack jokes about your Arabic accent and accuse you of being a Zionist spy.
Opposition forces managed to seize the village of Nahshaba and the nearby hills of Telal Rasha, Al-Burkan, Al-Dabbabat and Al-Malek.
Prisoner Jawad Jawarish ended a two-week hunger strike in protest of IPS authorities’ use of torture and the transfer of prisoners from one detention facility to another.
Eight children detained by Israeli forces 'disguised as Palestinians' in Aida refugee camp, Bethlehem
Locals told Ma'an that after clashes broke out between local youth and Israeli forces in the camp, a unit of undercover Israeli forces disguised as Palestinians infiltrated the crowd to "kidnap" the young Palestinians, who were all under 15 years old.
Jawarish had been detained since 2002 for his involvement in the Fatah movement's military wing, the Al-Aqsa Martyrs Brigades.
October 10, 2016
Israeli forces raided the village of al-Ram in the occupied West Bank district of Jerusalem on Monday morning and detained Abu Sbeih's 14-year-old daughter Eiman.
Gigi's little sister turned 20 with a flood of celebrity wishes on her Instagram page, but you'll never guess what her mother bought her as a gift!