Palestine News

Sheikh Sabri condemns settlement expansion

PALESTINOW.COM — Sheikh Ekrema Sabri, head of the Higher Islamic Authority in Occupied Jerusalem, condemned on Wednesday the Israeli settlement expansion which increased since the election of the new US president Donald Trump. Sheikh Sabri told...

Palestinian leaders request new date for local elections

PALESTINOW.COM — The Palestinian deputy minister of local government said on Wednesday that Palestinian leaders had presented recommendations to the Palestinian Council of Ministers to hold municipal elections on May 6. Hussein al-Araj told Ma’an that...

Israeli occupation shot dead Palestinian near Ramallah

PALESTINOW.COM -- Israeli soldiers shot and killed a Palestinian on Wednesday evening after he allegedly carried out a car-ramming attack near an illegal Israeli settlement in the central occupied West Bank. An Israeli army spokesperson told...

Israel systematically, unlawfully killed Gazans, EU report

The report accused Israeli of ‘a massive and exceptional escalation in…attacks and harassment of Palestinian fishermen, including use of live fire.’ “Cases of the deliberate fatal shooting of individuals who posed no imminent danger to...

EU warns of any attempt to move US embassy to Jerusalem

European Union (EU) foreign policy chief Federica Mogherini expressed Wednesday opposition to any plan by U.S. President Donald Trump to move the American Embassy from Tel Aviv to occupied Jerusalem. During a meeting with the...

Hundreds Jewish settlers storm Al-Aqsa

More than a hundred Israeli settlers have once again stormed al-Aqsa Mosque compound in occupied Jerusalem Wednesday morning via the Israeli-controlled Magharibeh gate. The settlers were escorted by several groups of Israeli troops which led...