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The Occupation Forces
Israeli Police Detain Eight Palestinians from Jerusalem Israeli forces detained eight Palestinians, including two minors, from Jerusalem.
Israeli Soldiers Kills Teenager Involved in Alleged Stabbing Near Hebron Mohammad Mahmoud Tarayra, seventeen, was killed by Israeli forces after allegedly stabbing an Israeli settler.
Israel Demolishes Arab Village in Negev for 100th Time Al-Araqeeb has been demolished for the 100th time since July 2010.
More Than 8,300 People Have Renounced Israeli Citizenship in 12 Years In the past twelve years, over 8,000 Israelis have renounced their citizenship.
Five Reasons Why Gaza is Still Under Blockade While the relations between Turkey and Israel have improved somewhat, the blockade on Gaza has not yet been lifted.
Netanyahu Seeks Expulsion of Arab-Israeli Knesset Member PM Netanyahu has consulted with the Attorney General in order to consider the expulsion of Arab-Israeli lawmaker, Hanin Zoabi.
Turkey and Israel to Normalize Ties Again After Six Years There has been a Turkish-Israeli deal to normalize relations after six years of tension.
Iranian Official: We Will Not Recognize Israel Head of the Strategic Research Center at the Expediency Council, Ali Akbar Velayati, claims that Iran will not recognize Israel as they have “stolen Palestinian land.”
Europe Still Funding Israeli Torture, Drones and Racial Profiling In recent reports, the EU has funded millions of euros to “sustain Israel’s regime of occupation and apartheid.”
EU And the Netherlands Give 15 Million Euros to the PA The EU is contributing over fifteen million Euros to the PA’s salaries and pensions.
Settlers and Illegal Settlements
Israeli Confiscation of Land Shows 440% Increase in 2016 in 2016, the confiscation of Palestinian land by Israeli forces has increased by over 400%.
Israeli Settlers Set Fire to Palestinian Agricultural Lands Near Nablus Israeli settlers set fire to Palestinian agricultural land near Nablus.
Israeli Settlers Raid Lands in Bethlehem, Spray "Death to Arabs" on Palestinian Property Settlers raided and defaced Palestinian land in al-Fuwwar, also spray-painting “Death to Arabs” on their property.
Boycott, Divestment, and Sanctions
Moroccan Jew Leads Boycott Campaign Against Israeli Dates Sion Asidon is leading a campaign against Israeli dates during the month of Ramadan in the Moroccan BDS movement.
Pro-Israel Group Loses High Court Ruling Over Council`s Boycott Resolutions The High Court in London has ruled the BDS movement as legal, after the Jewish Human Rights Watch (JHRW) claimed the movement breached equality laws.
65 Palestinian Children Under House Arrest Since Start of 2016 sixty five children have been placed under house arrest, and an additional twelve are currently being held in administrative detention since the beginning of this year.
Hundreds of Palestinians Detained by Israel Since Beginning of Ramadan Over three hundred Palestinians have been detained since Ramadan began on June 6th.
Ban Ki-Moon in Gaza: The UN Will Always Be with You Ban Ki-Moon arrived in Gaza on Tuesday, announcing the UN’s support of Palestinian people, and spoke of Israel’s blockade.
Economy and Development
Library on Wheels: Delivering Literacy to Israel`s Unrecognized Villages The Association for the Improvement of Women’s Status have been delivering Arabic, English and Hebrew books to Bedouin villagers of Lakiya.
US Donates $52M to UNRWA in West Bank and Gaza United States Consul-General to Jerusalem Donald Blome has announced the US’ donation of $51.6 million to Palestinian refugees.
World Bank to Invest $55 Million Grant in Gaza, West Bank The World Bank has approved over fifty million dollars to supporting programs in Gaza and the West Bank.