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Israeli police kill young Palestinian in Jerusalem

A Palestinian young man was killed on Saturday evening when Israeli police officers opened fire on him at point blank range in the vicinity of the Damascus Gate plaza in occupied Jerusalem.

UN agency for Palestinian refugees faces funding crisis

The head of the United Nations agency for Palestinian refugees stated it was unable to pay its 28,000 employees on time this month because of a major funding crisis, warning of potential cuts in vital services to millions of people amid a global pandemic.

‘UK blacklisting of Hamas goes against international law’

The representative of the Palestinian Islamic Jihad movement in Tehran has called on the international community to take serious action to condemn Britain for blacklisting the Hamas resistance movement as a terrorist group.

Putin: Russia stance on Palestinian unchanged

Moscow’s stance on the Palestinian issue remains the same, Russian President Vladimir Putin stated during a meeting with Palestinian Authority chief, Mahmoud Abbas, in Sochi on Tuesday.

Abbas: US to fulfill commitments under Biden

Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas has called on the Biden administration to live up to its commitments regarding the Israeli-Palestinian conflicts.

“Israel nabs over 1,100 Palestinian kids in 2021”

Israeli forces have detained more than 1,100 Palestinian children since the beginning of this year, according to a Palestinian rights group.  

Israeli troops kill Palestinian youth in West Bank

A Palestinian youth was killed on Tuesday during clashes with Israeli forces in the occupied West Bank city of Tubas.

Settler attacks on Palestinians on the rise

An Israeli rights group has documented 451 incidents of settler attacks on Palestinians since early 2020, with Israeli forces not intervening to stop the attacks in the majority of cases.

Palestinian activists defiant over Israeli criminalization and hacking

Several Palestinian activists targeted by Israeli criminalization and surveillance have pledged to keep working amid threats. Israel has recently hacked their cell phones.

Palestinian activists phones hacked by Israeli firm

Spyware from the Israeli surveillance company NSO Group was detected on the mobile phones of several Palestinian human rights activists. It’s the first known instance of Palestinian activists being targeted by the military-grade Pegasus spyware.