Palestinians ‘pained’ by capture of escaped prisoners

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The capture of four of the six Palestinian prisoners who escaped from Gilboa Prison does not diminish the significance of the “big achievement,” Palestinians said on Saturday. Palestinian factions, meanwhile, warned Israel against harming the inmates and vowed to continue … Read More

All smiles: Fugitives’ faces photoshopped by Palestinian media

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Photoshopped photos of the captured Gilboa Prison fugitives were shared on the social media platforms of Palestinian news outlets on Saturday. Yakoub Mohammed Qadri and Mohammed Ardah’s faces were photoshopped to appear as if they had a wide smile on … Read More

Hamas threatens to escalate West Bank clashes after capture of fugitives

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Hamas released a statement on Saturday morning, stating that the capture of four of the escaped Gilboa fugitives is “yet another round of confrontation with Israel.” “The escape revived the Palestinian people’s hopes that it is only a matter of … Read More

Palestinian-IDF clashes across West Bank; Police declare high alert

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Violent riots resumed Thursday night across the West Bank, in Bethlehem, Jenin, Hebron, Kalkilya, Etzion and Nablus, Israeli media reported, in a repeat of the hundred-protestors-strong riots on Wednesday night in solidarity with the six escaped prisoners from Gilboa prison. In … Read More

No escape from the growing Palestinian internecine tensions

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Sheikh Bilal Abu Hassan, a mosque preacher from Jenin, was surprised last week to receive a letter from the Palestinian Authority Ministry of Waqf and Religious Affairs informing him of the decision to fire him. Abu Hassan lost his job … Read More

Palestinians declare ‘day of rage’ in support of prisoners

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Hamas, Palestinian Islamic Jihad (PIJ) and other Palestinian factions have called for a “day of rage” on Friday in protest of Israel’s decision to transfer security prisoners to other prisons following the escape of six inmates from Gilboa Prison earlier … Read More

Hundreds riot in West Bank, Jerusalem in support of escaped prisoners

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Palestinians clashed with Israeli security forces in the West Bank and east Jerusalem Wednesday night, shortly after riots were carried out by Islamic Jihadists in Israeli prisons. Some demonstrators clashed with Israeli forces near the Hawara checkpoint south of Nablus. … Read More

Jenin camp braces for defending Gilboa Prison fugitive

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If Zakaria Zubeidi, one of the six security prisoners who escaped from Gilboa Prison, returns to the Jenin Refugee Camp, Israel will never be able to capture him, masked gunmen and political activists said on Tuesday. “If Zakaria returns to … Read More

IDF strikes Gaza targets in response to balloon fires

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IDF has hit several targets within the Gaza Strip on Monday night in response to the fires in southern Israel caused by incendiary balloons, IDF confirmed. In addition, Palestinian media reported on Monday night that an Israeli civilian vehicle was … Read More

Gilboa Prison escapees: The ‘sheriff’ of Jenin and the ‘emir’ of Islamic

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Zakariya Zubeidi, one of the six Palestinian inmates who escaped from Gilboa Prison in northern Israel, was one of the “symbols” of the Second Intifada, which erupted in September 2000. The five other escapees, all members of the Palestinian Islamic … Read More

Growth rate of settlements plummets to all-time low

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The West Bank settler growth rate dropped to an all-time low of 2.3% in 2020, the last year of the tenures of both former president Donald Trump and then-prime minister Benjamin Netanyahu, according to data published Sunday by the Central … Read More

Egyptian President Al-Sisi calls Herzog to wish ‘Happy New Year’

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Egyptian President Abdel Fattah al-Sisi called President Isaac Herzog to wish him and the people of Israel a happy new year on Sunday, ahead of Rosh Hashanah. Sisi also congratulated Herzog on entering office. The leaders discussed bilateral issues and … Read More

Syrian defense systems target Israeli missiles over Damascus – SANA

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Israel conducted airstrikes in Syria, targeting points in Damascus from the direction of Beirut, the Syrian Arab News Agency (SANA) reported Thursday night. Syrian air defense systems fired against the missiles, claims SANA, while media sources reported explosions were heard … Read More

Thousands riot on Gaza border; Palestinian killed by IDF fire

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A 26-year-old Palestinian has been killed by IDF fire during the protest along the Gaza border on Thursday night, claim the Hamas-operated health ministry in Gaza. Additionally, 15 Palestinian protesters, including five children, were injured in the renewed riots, claim … Read More

IDF investigates fatal shooting of Palestinian in West Bank

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Warning: This article contains an image that may be considered disturbing by some. The Israeli military said on Thursday it was investigating the fatal shooting of a Palestinian civilian in the West Bank, who residents said was killed by soldiers … Read More

Shin Bet investigation uncovers Palestinian who shot IDF soldier in May

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An investigation launched by the Shin Bet (Israel Security Agency), Israel Police and the IDF succeeded in solving the mystery of an IDF soldier being shot during a violent riot in the Hebron area during Operation Guardian of the Walls. … Read More

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