Tag: Palestinians

Israeli forces kill two Palestinians in Gaza border protests

Israeli forces kill two Palestinians in Gaza border protests

Israeli forces shot and killed two Palestinians, one of them a 14-year-old boy, and wounded 415 others with live fire and tear gas during protests along the Gaza border on Friday, Gaza health officials said. Gaza medical officials said the boy, Yasser Abu Al-Naja and Mohammad Al-Hamayda, 24, were hit by live bullets. They added […]

June 30, 2018 | By | Reply More
Palestinian shot dead trying to stab Israeli soldier- army

Palestinian shot dead trying to stab Israeli soldier- army

Feb 13, – “An assailant drew a knife and attempted to stab a soldier,” an Israeli army statement said. “Responding to the attack, forces fired at the perpetrator, resulting in her death.” Israeli forces shot dead a Palestinian teenager as she tried to stab a soldier in the flashpoint West Bank city of Hebron on […]

February 13, 2016 | By | Reply More
Israeli troops kill two Palestinians in Gaza stone-throwing clash

Israeli troops kill two Palestinians in Gaza stone-throwing clash

Jan 15, – An Israeli military spokeswoman said dozens of Palestinians had been rioting in the area and some had tried to breach the border with Israel. She said soldiers fired warning shots in the air before shooting at people across the fence. Israeli soldiers shot and killed two Palestinians in a stone-throwing clash near […]

January 15, 2016 | By | Reply More
Israeli forces kill three Palestinians in West Bank clashes

Israeli forces kill three Palestinians in West Bank clashes

Nov 26, – The attacks, many of them carried out spontaneously by young Palestinians, have killed 19 Israelis and an American since Oct. 1. Israeli forces have killed 91 Palestinians, some while carrying out assaults and others in clashes with police and troops. Many of those killed have been teenagers. Military commanders and the Netanyahu […]

November 26, 2015 | By | Reply More
Israel must keep security control in a peace deal – Netanyahu

Israel must keep security control in a peace deal – Netanyahu

Nov 11, – Netanyahu, who later met with members of Congress, said Israel must be able to defend itself, by itself. This includes threats from any territory Israel relinquishes, including hundreds of miles (kilometers) of borders subject to potential tunneling. Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu said Tuesday that the “real test” of a two-state solution […]

November 11, 2015 | By | Reply More
Clashes after funeral of Palestinian shot by Israeli forces

Clashes after funeral of Palestinian shot by Israeli forces

Sep 23, – Around 50 youths threw stones at soldiers, who responded with stun grenades and tear gas in the flashpoint city, where some 500 Israeli settlers live under heavy guard among Palestinians. Clashes broke out Wednesday between Palestinian youths and Israeli forces in the West Bank city of Hebron following the funeral of a […]

September 23, 2015 | By | Reply More
Palestinians clash with Israeli forces on ‘day of rage’

Palestinians clash with Israeli forces on ‘day of rage’

Sep 19, – In Jerusalem, three police were injured as a firebomb struck their van in the Jabal Mukaber district and eight Palestinians were arrested, including at least three youths, police said. Palestinians clashed with Israeli security forces in Jerusalem and the occupied West Bank after the Islamist movement Hamas called for a “day of […]

September 19, 2015 | By | Reply More
Israel PM vows ‘war’ on stone-throwers after riots

Israel PM vows ‘war’ on stone-throwers after riots

Sep 16, – Netanyahu spoke of his plans to crack down on Palestinian protesters who hurl rocks and firebombs as he visited the site of a car accident that killed a Jewish man at the weekend. Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu vowed “war” on stone-throwers Wednesday with tougher penalties and new rules for security forces […]

September 16, 2015 | By | Reply More
Egypt temporarily opens Gaza border crossing in sign of thaw with Hamas

Egypt temporarily opens Gaza border crossing in sign of thaw with Hamas

Jun 13, – For the first time in three months, Palestinians are allowed to enter and exit the Gaza Strip following Egypt’s decision to open the Rafah border crossing. Egypt has opened the Rafah border crossing, allowing Palestinians to travel in and out of the coastal enclave. Cairo’s decision to open the border for three […]

June 13, 2015 | By | Reply More
Israel, Palestinians closest to peace ‘in years’: Kerry

Israel, Palestinians closest to peace ‘in years’: Kerry

Dec 07, – Israel and the Palestinians are closer to a peace deal than they have been in years, US Secretary of State John Kerry said on Friday wrapping up his latest visit. “I believe we are closer than we have been in years to bringing about the peace and the prosperity and the security […]

December 7, 2013 | By | Reply More