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Israeli forces kill 3 Palestinian gunmen in West Bank
Israeli security forces killed three gunmen from the Palestinian militant group Islamic Jihad in a shootout in the occupied West Bank on Saturday. Israeli security forces killed three gunmen from the Palestinian militant group Islamic Jihad in a shootout in the occupied West Bank on Saturday. This is a terrorist cell that has recently ...
Updated: 04/02/2022
Palestinian prisoner agrees to end hunger strike after deal reached
... fast after a deal was struck for his release due to fears of unrest if he died. A Palestinian man on a hunger strike in protest against detention without charge agreed... ... fears of unrest if he died. Hisham Abu Hawash, 40, a construction worker from Dura in the West Bank , had previously served time in an Israeli jail after pleading guilty to terrorism offences related to membership of Islamic Jihad. He was rearrested and has been held without charge or trial for over a year....
Updated: 01/05/2022
Palestinian prisoner agrees to end hunger strike after negotiations with Israel
... hunger strike for over 140 days to protest being imprisoned without charge agreed Tuesday to end his fast after reaching a deal with Israel to be released next month, his lawyer said. Hisham Abu Hawash, a 40-year-old father of five and a member of the Islamic Jihad militant group, is among several Palestinians who have gone on a hunger strike to protest being held under administrative detention, a controversial measure Israel says is needed for security. His lawyer, Jawad Boulos, said he agreed to end the hunger strike after Israel pledged to ...
Updated: 01/04/2022
Democrats refused funding for Israel's missile defense system
... McGovern objected to, arguing there wasn t a immediate need for the missiles. The Defense Department asked in a classified supplemental request for $1 billion to replace Iron Dome missiles used by Israel after rocket attacks by Hamas and Palestinian Islamic Jihad in May. Although some progressives have been critical of U.S. policy toward the Palestinians and Israel 's handling of Israeli population, New York Representative Jamaal Bowman said the issue was that the provision was added at the last minute without a chance for discussion. It s not about Israel it s about leadership, once ...
Updated: 09/21/2021
Israeli police capture 2 more militants who escaped from Israeli prison
... 's Al Aqsa Martyrs Brigades in Jenin City which received Israeli amnesty once. An Israeli re-arrested Zubeidi in 2019 after his alleged involvement in new shooting attacks. Photos carried by Israeli media appeared to show Zubeidi and a captured Islamic Jihad member kneeling on a patch of dirt following their apprehension, blindfolded and with their hands tied behind their back. Palestinians have protested in support of the men across the occupied East Bank and West Jerusalem , as heroes in their struggle to statehood in the territory Israel captured in 1967 during the Middle East war. Palestinian factions said there would be repercussions of the capture of the men....
Updated: 09/11/2021
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