Palestine News

Israel returns body of Gazan fishermen

GAZA, PALESTINOW.COM -- Israeli Occupation Authorities (IOA) returned  on Wednesday to Gaza Strip the body of a fisherman, who was shot and killed by the Israeli navy about three weeks ago. The body of the fisherman...

Hundreds of Palestinians in Israeli jails go on hunger strike

RAMALLAH, PALESTINOW.COM -- Hundreds of Palestinian prisoners held in Israeli jails have gone on hunger strike over conditions of captivity, with more expected to join on Monday, in one of the biggest protests in recent...

Indian PM to visit Israel in June, but not Palestine

NEW DELHI, PALESTINOW.COM -- Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s visit to Israel, scheduled for later this summer, will mark the first time that an Indian leader will visit the Middle Eastern nation without visiting neighbouring Palestine. Modi’s trip...

Israel committed genocide against Palestinians in Gaza

PALESTINOW.COM -- Israel committed genocide against the Palestinians in the Gaza Strip during its 2014 offensive, Mayor of the Hungarian Municipality of Erpatak, Mihaly Zoltan Orosz, said on Monday. The Anadolu Agency reported Orosz saying: “Israel committed genocide against...

Extremist settlers uprooted 40 olive trees north of Ramallah

RAMALLAH, PALESTINOW.COM -- Jewish settlers on Wednesday wreaked havoc on an olive grove in Turmus Ayya town in northern Ramallah, destroying dozens of fruitful trees. Turmus Ayya mayor Rasmi Shahada said that about 40 olive trees...

In Gaza, only three hours of electricity in between 12-hour cuts

  Residents of the Gaza Strip had to contend with only three hours of electricity in between 12-hour cuts over the weekend amid cold winter temperatures.The power cuts create dangerous environments for Palestinians attempting to keep...