Five Palestinian female prisoners infected with Covid-19 in Israeli prison
Five Palestinian female inmates have been infected with the coronavirus in Israel’s Damon prison, including inmate Mona Q’adan.
Tareq Qa’ad told Safa News Agency that his sister, Mona, was infected with Covid-19 when her lawyer informed them that her court hearing, scheduled to take place today, had been cancelled.
The Prisoners Affairs said in a statement that Israel’s prison administration is quarantining a group of Palestinian female prisoners for being infected with the coronavirus.
Israeli occupation forces storm West Bank and injure Palestinian
Israeli occupation forces stormed the town of Tubas in the northeastern West Bank at dawn on Thursday, sparking protests, before firing live ammunition at a Palestinian man.
Palestinian sources said several army jeeps raided the city before soldiers shot the Palestinian man in the arm during protests that broke out after soldiers stormed and ransacked houses.
Kamal Bani Odah, the head of the Tubas office of the Palestinian Prisoners Society (PPS), said the soldiers invaded and looted the homes of two Palestinian brothers, identified as Hatem and Samer Abu Khader, alongside Sameh Samer Abu Khader.
US urges investigation into death of Palestinian-American attacked by Israeli forces
Omar Abdalmajeed As’ad, a Palestinian-American man, died Wednesday after being handcuffed, tortured and held by Israeli occupation forces in the occupied West Bank, prompting US officials to request an investigation into the circumstances of his death.
The victim, As’ad, was returning home from visiting relatives when Israeli occupation forces detained him in the village of Jaljulya, according to a statement from the Palestinian health ministry. Witnesses told Palestinian media that he was handcuffed and led away at 3 a.m. Wednesday.
US asks ‘Israel’ to clarify murder of elderly Palestinian American in West Bank
The United States on Wednesday asked “Israel” for clarification after an 80-year-old Palestinian-American died after being detained and brutally beaten by Israeli occupation forces during a military attack on the occupied West Bank.
Yesterday, an elderly Palestinian man, identified as Omar Abdul-Majid As’ad, died after being detained and brutally beaten by Israeli occupation forces, who also blindfolded and handcuffed him during a nighttime military attack on the village of Jaljulya, north. of Ramallah in the occupied West Bank.
The elderly man died of a heart attack, the Palestinian health ministry confirmed in a statement.
Local residents explained that an Israeli occupation force invaded the village of Jaljulya after midnight and began attacking all Palestinian passers-by.
Sisi: Gaza reconstruction needs more than $500 million
Egyptian President Abdel Fattah el-Sisi said the Gaza Strip needs more than $500 million to rebuild in the wake of the latest Israeli aggression on the Gaza Strip.
Rebuilding the Gaza Strip will require much more than $500 million, Egyptian President Abdel Fattah el-Sisi said on Wednesday.
“We hope to contribute more than this amount,” Sisi said during a panel of the World Youth Forum (WYF) conference in the Egyptian Red Sea resort of Sharm el-Sheikh.
In May 2021, Sisi announced that Egypt would allocate $500 million for reconstruction in the Gaza Strip during the bloody aggression on the Gaza Strip.
Sisi called on donor countries to provide financial aid to the United Nations Relief and Work Agency for Palestine Refugees (UNRWA) so that it could fulfill its duties to the Gaza Strip.
Israeli occupation to demolish mosque under construction in Jerusalem
Israeli occupation forces plan to demolish a Palestinian Mosque under construction in the West Bank city of al-‘Issawiya, in the occupied Palestinian capital of Jerusalem.
Several army jeeps raided the city and placed a demolition order, next to the managers of the under construction site.
The order states that the approximately 300 square meter mosque must be demolished within 15 days of receipt of the order.
Israeli occupation authorities force Palestinian to demolish store in Jerusalem itself
Israeli occupation authorities on Thursday forced a Palestinian to demolish his shop in the Shu’fat refugee camp, northeast of Jerusalem.
Palestinian citizen Jamal Mohammad Ali reportedly built his 150-square-meter shop that was still under construction without permission.
Ali received a demolition order nine days ago, with the Jerusalem Municipality giving him the choice of either carrying out the demolition or paying exorbitant fines if the Israeli occupying Jerusalem municipality carries out the demolition itself.
As settlers raid is allowed, Israeli soldiers force an elderly Palestinian man out of Al-Aqsa Mosque
Dozens of extremist Israeli settlers have broken into the Al-Aqsa Mosque in the occupied city of Jerusalem since the early morning hours of Thursday, under the protection of occupation forces, who forced an elderly Palestinian man from the mosque.
More than 50 extremist Israeli settlers broke into the courtyards of the Al-Aqsa Mosque during the morning break-in, under the protection of occupation forces, and their raids on the Mosque continue to this day.
The settlers entered through the Damascus Gate, which the Palestinians call the Bab al-Amud Gate.
They are now provoking the Palestinian believers by offering Talmudic prayers in the courtyards of the holy site.
(Sources: Days of Palestine, Quds News Network)
Henny A.J. Kreeft
Independent Citizen Journalism
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