Tag Archives: Jerusalem

Israeli forces shoot dead Palestinian woman in al-Quds

Israeli forces have shot dead a Palestinian woman north of Jerusalem al-Quds over an alleged stabbing attempt, amid heightening tensions in the occupied territories. The deadly incident occurred on Saturday afternoon, when Israeli soldiers shot and wounded a 27-year-old Palestinian woman, identified as Ebtesam Khaled Kaabneh, at Qalandia checkpoint, to …

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Dozens hurt in Israeli synagogue accident

At least 60 worshippers were injured, some of them critically, on Sunday when a grandstand seating area collapsed in a crowded synagogue in a Jewish settlement in the occupied West Bank, Israel’s Magen David Adom ambulance service said. The incident occurred in the settlement of Givat Zeev, north of Jerusalem. …

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Jerusalem, the unfolding tragedy | Opinion

For Netanyahu, Jerusalem and Gaza are the gifts that keep on giving. Israel is a colonial war machine that never sleeps. Its mounting provocations in Jerusalem in recent weeks have predictably driven Palestinians to the streets in protest. Hence, the short answer to the question, “why?”, is simply, “why not?”, …

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Israel is trying hard to erase Jerusalem’s Palestinians

And it has made colonial violence a permanent feature of Palestinian lives in the holy city. For us Jerusalemites, it is frankly nauseating to hear commentators throw around cliches of “cycle of violence”, call for a “return to calm”, and generally engage in bothsidesism, whenever violence erupts. And in the …

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