Al-Jazeerah: Cross-Cultural Understanding
News, November 2023
Annihilation of Palestinians Continues by Starvation, 12,000 Killed, 27,490 Injured, in 37 days of the Israeli Genocidal War on Gaza
November 12, 2023
More than 6,100 children were killed, 15,500 children were injured in Gaza, by Israeli genocidal air strikes.
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"Because of that, We decreed upon the Children of Israel that whoever kills a soul, unless for a soul, or for corruption in the land, it is as if he had killed humankind entirely" (The Holy Quran, Al-Ma-ida, 5: 32).
"And whoever kills a believer intentionally, his recompense is Hell, wherein he will abide eternally, and Allah has become angry with him, and has cursed him, and has prepared for him a great torment" (Al-Nisa, 4: 93).
While brutal force has been used to create Zionist Israel and sustain it thus far, Zionist claims to Palestine are false. Actually, from the five thousand years of known written human history, there has been a continuous Palestinian-Canaanite presence in the Holy Land. Despite the Zionist false claims, the ancient Israelites ruled part of the land for only 85 years (during the reign of Prophets David and Solomon , peace be upon them, and Solomon's son).
After that, the Egyptians conquered Palestine-Canaan in 925 BC, followed by Assyrians, Babylonians, Persians, Greeks, and Romans, before the Arab Muslim rule, starting from 636 AD.
By the Time Jesus, peace be upon him, started his mission, the three population groups of Canaanites, Palestinians, and Israelites were melted together in religion and language. Most of them became Christians when Constantine converted in 313 AD. Then, most of them became Muslims in the 7th and 8th centuries AD.
So, Palestinian Muslims, Christians, and Jews are the ones who have the right to claim descent from ancient Israelites, Palestinians, and Canaanites, not Zionists from other continents.
No matter what the Zionists and their supporters do, they cannot change the will of God, Who promised the Holy Land to Abraham and his descendants, basically the Palestinian Muslims and Christians.
No matter how much persecution and aggression the Zionists and their supporters inflict upon the Palestinian people, they will never be able to force them out of the Holy Land, which Allah, praise to Him, promised for them, and kept His promise ever since.
The following news stories are just examples, not a systematic record, of the Israeli occupation government abuse, mistreatment, and violations of Palestinian human rights, on daily basis.More detailed news stories can be found at the following sources:
http://english.wafa.ps/, https://english.palinfo.com/, https://imemc.org/, https://paltoday.ps/ar/
Editorial Notes about terms & names of people and places:
1. Names of people and places have been standardized to match standard Arabic grammatical rules.
2. Underlined letters and letters preceded by an apostrophe are references to Arabic letter sounds, which does not exist in the English alphabet.
3. The English letter i is equivalent to the Arabic short vowel known as kasra, as in Ibraheem and Qasim as well as in the English words sit and bit. So, it is incorrect to use it as a long vowel for such Arabic nams as Jameel and Jibreel.
4. The English letter e is equivalent to the Arabi short vowel known as fat'ha, as in A'hmed and Mu'hammed.
5. It is more accurate to refer to the land-grabbing Israelis, who establish illegal settlements in the Palestinian territory of the West Bank, as illegal Israeli settlers, than referring to them as colonists.
The term colony is a reference to a large entity or a country, such as American states before independence. It was also a reference to Egypt, and India, when they were British colonies.
In addition, the term "colony" represents a positive nostalgic theme, in the minds of native speakers of English, particularly in America and Britain.
6. It is more accurate to use the verb "abduct" than the verb "detain," in reference to taking Palestinian citizens by force to prisons and interrogation centers, by Israeli occupation regime soldiers. This is because the presence of the Israeli occupation regime forces is illegal in the Palestinian territories, and they have no jurisdiction over the Palestinian people.
Palestinian Health Minister: Israel is committing atrocities right now in Gaza's hospitals
RAMALLAH, Sunday, November 12, 2023 (WAFA) –
Palestinian Minister of Health, Mai Al-Kaila, said today that the Israeli occupation forces are committing atrocities right now against hospitals in the Gaza Strip, particularly the Al-Shifa Medical Complex, which is now surrounded by tanks from all directions.
In a press release, Al-Kaila pointed out that "Israeli occupation forces are not evacuating people from hospitals; instead, they are forcibly evicting the wounded and patients onto the streets, leaving them to face inevitable death. This is not evacuation but expulsion under the threat of arms."
"There is a catastrophe unfolding in hospitals, with patients now dying without receiving their treatments, such as children and adults with kidney failure who are perishing at home without undergoing dialysis sessions," stated Minister Al-Kaila.
The Health Minister confirmed the tragic death of 12 patients, including two newborns, inside Al-Shifa Medical Complex so far as a result of power outages and shortages of medical supplies.
She highlighted that all 3,000 cancer patients who were receiving treatment at Rantisi and Turkish hospitals have been abandoned to face imminent death following their forced eviction from these hospitals by the Israeli occupation forces.
"All pregnant women, especially those with high-risk pregnancies, are now in imminent danger as they cannot find anyone to provide them with medical care and services in Gaza. Every woman about to give birth will find no medical assistance," warned Minister Al-Kaila.
She further explained that patients and the wounded are unable to reach Al-Shifa Medical Complex, resulting in many losing their lives either while bleeding or due to the lack of essential medications and necessary treatments.
Al-Kaila highlighted the critical situation inside Al-Shifa Complex, where medical teams are unable to move between sections and buildings due to constant drone fire threatening anyone within the complex.
"Another danger threatening patients' lives is the inability of medical teams to bury 100 martyrs, whose bodies have started to decompose in the hospital courtyard. Stray dogs have reportedly attacked some of the bodies, and medical waste is piling up inside the hospital," she added.
Al-Kaila continued, "Patients are getting injured again while they are in the hospital beds as a result of the occupation's shelling of the medical complex. This shelling has affected water wells, oxygen stations, the main gate to the complex, and other facilities."
She pointed out that the wounded, patients, and medical teams not only lack proper medical care but also have nothing to eat. Additionally, water is cut off from the complex.
She emphasized that the solution now lies in supplying the medical complex with electricity, medical supplies, medications, and fuel. Otherwise, a safe evacuation of patients for treatment in Egypt is necessary, as hospitals in Gaza can no longer accommodate more wounded individuals.
Al-Quds Hospital in Gaza suspends all operations amid tight Israeli siege
GAZA, Sunday, November 12, 2023 (WAFA) –
The Palestinian Red Crescent Society (PRCS) announced today that its Al-Quds Hospital in Gaza City has ceased all of its operations as a result of fuel shortages and the resulting power outage, amid a tight Israeli military siege. The hospital is grappling with severe shortages of medical supplies, food, and water.
In a press statement, PRCS expressed its deep concern about the dire humanitarian conditions inside the hospital, saying its medical teams are making maximum efforts to provide medical care to patients and the wounded even through traditional means.
The statement held the international community and all countries signatory to the Fourth Geneva Convention accountable for the total collapse of the health system and the catastrophic humanitarian situation in the Gaza Strip, especially in the northern region of the enclave.
Meanwhile, the Israeli military continues its intensive bombardment of the vicinity of Al-Shifa Medical Complex in western Gaza City, besieging it from all directions since yesterday morning. The ongoing airstrikes raise serious concerns about the absence of essential services and warnings of a genuine humanitarian catastrophe.
Israeli military vehicles are now positioned near the main gates of Al-Shifa, directly targeting its floors amid heavy gunfire and continuous drone activity. This prevents the evacuation of displaced persons, wounded individuals and medical personnel who are left without electricity, food, water, and fuel.
The Palestinian Red Crescent Society appealed to the international community to intervene urgently and address the escalating humanitarian crisis, demanding an end to the Israeli military aggression and the immediate provision of assistance to the affected population in Gaza..
WHO loses communication with contacts in Al-Shifa Hospital in Gaza amid Israeli attacks
GENEVA, Sunday, November 12, 2023 (WAFA) –
WHO said last night it has lost communication with its contacts in Al-Shifa Hospital in northern Gaza. As horrifying reports of the hospital facing repeated Israeli attacks continue to emerge, WHO said it assumes its contacts joined tens of thousands of displaced people who had sought shelter on the hospital grounds and are fleeing the area.
There are reports that some people who fled the hospital have been shot at by Israeli occupation forces surrounding the hospital, wounded and even killed.
Over the past 48 hours, Al-Shifa Hospital--which is the largest medical complex in Gaza--has been reportedly attacked by Israeli warplanes and tanks multiple times, leaving several people murdered and many others injured.
The intensive care unit suffered damage from bombardment, while areas of the hospital where displaced people were sheltering have also been damaged by Israeli bombardment. An intubated patient reportedly died when electricity was at one point cut.
The last reports said that the hospital was surrounded by tanks. Staff reported lack of clean water and risk of the last remaining critical functions, including ICUs, ventilators and incubators, soon shutting down due to lack of fuel, putting the lives of patients at immediate risk.
WHO expressed its grave concerns for the safety of the health workers, hundreds of sick and injured patients, including babies on life support and displaced people who remain inside the hospital.
The number of inpatients is reportedly almost double the hospital's capacity, even after restricting services to lifesaving emergency care.
WHO called again for an immediate ceasefire in Gaza as the only way to save lives and reduce the horrific levels of suffering.
"Hospitals, patients, health staff, and persons sheltering in health facilities are protected under the Geneva Conventions and International Humanitarian Law," WHO said.
WHO also called for the sustained, orderly, unimpeded and safe medical evacuations of critically injured and sick patients into Egypt through the Rafah Border Crossing.
Killing and Injuring of Palestinians in Ghazza (Gaza) by Israeli Occupation Regime Forces
November 12, 2023, GAZA, (PIC) +-
For the 37th consecutive day, Israel’s massive carnage continues to
claim more lives in the Gaza Strip as its army persists in targeting
Dozens of innocent civilians massacred as Israeli airstrikes on Gaza continue for 37th day
GAZA, Sunday, November 12, 2023 (WAFA) –
In a continued Israeli onslaught on the Gaza Strip from land, sea, and air, Israeli airstrikes have resulted in the deaths of dozens of civilians and injuries to others over the last few hours, as the Israeli aggression on the enclave enters its 37th consecutive day in a row.
WAFA correspondent reported that rescue and civil defense teams retrieved the bodies of four civilians from the 'Hamdan family home in the Sabra neighborhood of Gaza City, which was targeted by an Israeli missile strike at dawn.
Israeli warplanes also targeted a house belonging to Abdullah Al-'Adaini, a local Palestinian resident in the city of Dair El-Bala'h in the central Gaza Strip, resulting in the murder of three civilians and the injury of dozens, with some still missing under the rubble.
Meantime, at least 10 civilians were murdered and more than 20 others were injured in an Israeli airstrike targeting the Najjar family's house east of Khan Younus in southern Gaza, the region that Israel claims to be a safe zone.
Meanwhile, three infants and five critically ill patients in the Shifa Medical Complex died this morning due to oxygen shortage, while others are on the verge of death due to the continuous Israeli siege since yesterday.
WAFA correspondent confirmed that five infants have died in less than 48 hours due to the cessation of medical services at the Shifa Complex, as the power outage persists for the third consecutive day amid a suffocating Israeli siege, with tanks surrounding the hospital from all directions.
He pointed out that Israeli tanks are currently stationed outside the maternity ward of the Shifa Complex, and that Israeli artillery have targeted the intensive care unit, resulting in multiple injuries.
Dozens of dead bodies remain across the compound and in its surroundings, and rescue teams have been unable to reach them for evacuation due to the intensity of the Israeli bombardment and gunfire targeting anyone moving.
The headquarters of the United Nations Development Program in Gaza was also hit by Israeli airstrikes, leading to the murder of five displaced individuals and the injury of 15 others.
Gaza's largest hospital remains under Israeli bombardment and tight siege for second day
GAZA, Sunday, November 12, 2023 (WAFA) – T
The Israeli occupation genocidal forces continue their relentless bombardment and military siege of the Al Shifa Medical Complex in Gaza City, largest hospital in the Gaza Strip, amid warnings of an imminent humanitarian catastrophe in the complex where thousands of patients and wounded and displaced people are trapped.
WAFA correspondent reported that Israeli armored tanks are now in close proximity to the main gates of the complex. Since Friday night, anyone moving between the buildings of the complex or even trying to leave has been targeted by Israeli gunfire.
The complex, the largest medical facility in Gaza, has been directly targeted by Israeli airstrikes, accompanied by heavy artillery fire and continuous drone activity. This has prevented the evacuation of displaced individuals, the wounded, patients, medical teams, and paramedics who remain trapped inside without electricity, food, water, or fuel.
Dozens of dead bodies are scattered across the complex and its surroundings. The ambulance teams have been unable to reach them for evacuation due to the intensity of the Israeli bombardment and gunfire. Shockingly, since no ambulance has reached the complex due to the ongoing Israeli bombardment since Friday night.
According to the International Committee of the Red Cross, evacuating the Shifa Medical Complex is challenging due to the presence of more than 60 patients in intensive care, over 40 infants in the nursery ward, and more than 500 patients in the kidney dialysis units.
The Nasr Hospital also has been under Israeli siege and bombardment for several days. Doctors, nurses, and displaced individuals have been forced to leave, leaving behind only patients and the wounded with no one to treat them.
Furthermore, Israeli artillery directly targeted the Al-Quds Hospital in Gaza City, creating panic among an estimated 500 patients and 14,000 displaced individuals who sought refuge there.
Since the beginning of the aggression on October 7, 198 healthcare workers and 36 civil defense personnel have been murdered by Israel, and more than 130 have been injured. Sixty ambulances, including 53 that are completely out of service, have been damaged.
51 out of 72 primary healthcare centers are also affected, either by direct bombing or fuel shortages. Twenty-four hospitals in the northern Gaza Strip have been requested to evacuate, with a total capacity of 2000 beds.
Hospitals continue to face a severe fuel shortage, leading to strict rationing and limited use of generators for essential functions only. The ongoing Israeli aggression on Gaza since October 7 has resulted in over 11,100 deaths, including 4,506 children and 3,027 women.
Indiscriminate Israeli airstrikes claim more civilian lives across Gaza, including children
GAZA, Sunday, November 12, 2023 (WAFA) –
In an ongoing relentless Israeli onslaught on the northern, central, and southern regions of the Gaza Strip, Israeli airstrikes have murdered several Palestinians and injured many others injured during the last few hours.
WAFA correspondent reported that an Israeli airstrike targeted the home of the Al-'Askari family in the Tel al-Za'atar area, northern Gaza, resulting in nine civilian casualties and multiple injuries.
Additionally, an Israeli airstrike hit the UN Development Program (UNDP) premises in the Nasr neighborhood of Gaza City, where hundreds of displaced people were sheltering, causing further casualties.
Israeli occupation forces also bombed the vicinity of the Mahdi Maternity Hospital in Nasr neighborhood of Gaza, leading to the tragic death of two doctors and the injury of several displaced individuals seeking refuge in the hospital.
Following the attacks, desperate appeals were made by the displaced individuals inside the hospital for the International Committee of the Red Cross to intervene and evacuate them.
WAFA correspondent also reported that an Israeli airstrike targeted the Ranteesi family home in the Shaboura refugee camp, located in Rafa'h in the south of Gaza, leading to the loss of several lives and leaving others injured.
Additionally, a woman lost her life, and several others were injured in a separate airstrike on the home of the Abu 'Abda family in the Nusayrat refugee camp, in the central Gaza Strip.
In the meantime, the Shifa Medical Complex, the largest hospital in Gaza in Gaza, announced the death of a second child within its nurseries as a result of the run out of all services under Israel's military siege of the complex. The complex faced additional challenges as its power generator ceased to function, resulting in a temporary suspension of services.
Israeli warplanes targeted a residential building belonging to the Farra family in the Sheikh Nasser area, east of Khan Younus, causing complete destruction after the building was evacuated earlier.
The Abu Shab family home in the town of Bani Suhaila, east of Khan Younus, was also bombed by Israeli warplanes, resulting in the tragic death of a child and injuries to several civilians.
The medical community in Gaza has been under severe strain due to the continuous bombardment, with Doctors Without Borders calling for an immediate halt to the targeting of hospitals to allow medical teams to save lives.
As the Israeli military's offensive continues, the death toll is expected to rise, adding to the already devastating impact on the civilian population in the Gaza Strip. The international community faces increasing pressure to intervene and address the escalating humanitarian crisis in the region.
The death toll from the ongoing Israeli aggression on Gaza since October 7 has risen to over 11,100, including more than 8,000 children and women, in a tally that is rising around the clock.
November 11, 2023, GENEVA, (PIC) +-
Approximately half of a million Palestinian children have been
affected by Israel's ongoing war on the Gaza Strip for the 36th day
running, the Euro-Med Human Rights Monitor estimates. The figure
includes those who have been killed, injured, or whose family homes have
been damaged or destroyed.
More civilian casualties across Gaza as Israeli airstrikes continue unabated
GAZA, Saturday, November 11, 2023 (WAFA) –
A series of Israeli airstrikes on residential buildings in Khan Younus, southern Gaza, and the Nusayrat refugee camp in the central Gaza, resulted this evening in several casualties and injuries among Palestinian civilians. Meantime, the Israeli occupation forces continued their relentless bombardment in the vicinity of hospitals in Gaza City.
WAFA correspondents on the ground said five civilians were killed and others sustained injuries when an Israeli airstrike hit the Najjar family home in the Tahlia area of Khan Yunis. Additionally, a woman was reported killed in an attack on the Kazemi family home near the Grand Mosque in the Khan Younus city center.
In another incident, a number of casualties were reported, with several wounded individuals, as Israeli warplanes targeted a house in the Nusayrat refugee camp in central Gaza.
Israeli airstrikes also struck a four-story residential building belonging to the Farra family in the Shaikh Nasir area, east of Khan Younus, causing the complete destruction of the building. Luckily, the structure had been evacuated earlier, with no casualties reported.
Meantime, Israeli occupation forces bombed the Shaheen family home in the town of Abasan Al-Jadeeda, east of Khan Younus, as well as agricultural land in the nearby town of Bani Suhaila.
Hospitals and their surroundings continued to be prime targets for Israeli aggression. The Indonesian Hospital in Bait Lahiya, north of Gaza, witnessed Israeli airstrikes, as did the Al-Shifa Medical Complex and its surroundings in western Gaza City. The Israeli military intensified its shelling of the hospitals, exacerbating the already dire conditions.
The Palestinian Red Crescent reported that Israeli tanks and military vehicles besieged its hospital, Al-Quds Hospital, in Gaza City from all directions, with a presence as close as 20 meters. The hospital building shook from the continuous shelling, causing panic among patients and displaced individuals seeking refuge.
Doctors Without Borders noted that Gaza's hospitals faced relentless airstrikes over the past 24 hours, with medical staff and patients still inside, despite the grave dangers posed by the ongoing hostilities.
The Israeli organization called for an immediate cessation of Israeli attacks on medical facilities to ensure the safety of medical personnel and the continuity of critical healthcare services for the population.
Israeli occupation forces continue their massive bombardment around Gaza's Al Shifa Hospital
GAZA, Saturday, November 11, 2023 (WAFA) –
Israeli warplanes and artillery are persisting in their relentless bombardment of the immediate vicinity surrounding the Al-Shifa Medical Complex in Gaza City, resulting in dozens of casualties and injuries.
WAFA correspondent reported that the bodies of dozens of slain civilians are scattered in the courtyards of the complex and its surroundings, with ambulance crews unable to reach and evacuate them due to the intense Israeli bombardment targeting anyone moving inside the complex.
The intensive Israeli shelling has reached the intensive care unit of the hospital, resulting in the murder of a man and the injury of several others. Additionally, three patients and wounded individuals who were connected to artificial respirators in the targeted section also died as a result of the run out of fuel.
Our correspondent, besieged within the complex, said several people were also injured in an Israeli shelling targeting the top floor of the Al-Quds Building within the complex.
Furthermore, Israeli tanks are positioned only 200 meters from the northern and southern sides of the Al-Shifa Complex. Since last night, no ambulance has been able to reach the complex due to the intensity of the fires resulting from nonstop Israeli bombardment.
Medical teams within the Al-Shifa Complex, WAFA correspondent added, cannot move from one building to another for the evacuation of murdered people and the injured in its vicinity. This is due to the fact that Israeli tanks are advancing from the west of Gaza City, while drones are targeting any moving objects in the area.
The Israeli occupation has been besieging the Al-Shifa Medical Complex since dawn today, bombarding most of the buildings adjacent to it and several buildings inside it. Thousands of wounded and displaced people are present inside without electricity, food, water, or fuel.
According to the International Committee of the Red Cross, there are difficulties in evacuating the Al-Shifa Medical Complex because there are more than 60 patients in the ICU, over 40 infants in the neonatal care unit, and more than 500 patients in the kidney dialysis departments.
Meantime, the Palestinian Red Crescent Society announced that Israeli tanks are currently positioned only 20 meters from its Al-Quds Hospital in Gaza. The occupation is firing directly at the hospital, creating panic among the displaced who are seeking refuge there.
Since the beginning of the Israeli aggression on October 7, 198 healthcare workers, 36 civil defense personnel have been murdered by Israel, and more than 130 have been injured. Sixty ambulances have been damaged, including 53 that are completely disabled.
Israeli airstrikes claim more innocent lives across Gaza
GAZA, Saturday, November 11, 2023 (WAFA) –
Dozens of civilians were brutally murdered and many others sustained injuries today in a series of Israeli airstrikes which targeted residential squares in various areas of the Gaza Strip.
WAFA correspondent said Israeli warplanes targeted a house belonging to the Najjar family in the Ma'an area, east of Khan Younus in southern Gaza. The attack resulted in the tragic murder of three civilians, with several others wounded. Extensive property damage was inflicted in the area as a result of the Israeli strike.
Additionally, scores of civilians lost their lives and many more were injured as Israeli warplanes bombed a house in the Sabra neighborhood of Gaza City.
In a separate incident, a number of civilians, including women and children, were killed, and others injured as a result of the Israeli bombardment of a residential area in the center of Rafa'h city, located in the southern region of Gaza which Israel claims to be a safe zone.
Emergency response teams, along with rescue crews and citizens, are currently trying to evacuate the casualties from beneath the rubble of the destroyed homes following the Israeli airstrikes.
GAZA, (PIC) +-
For the 36th consecutive day, Israel’s massive carnage continues to
claim more lives in the Gaza Strip as its army persists in bombing
homes, hospitals, schools, mosques, roads, vehicles and entire
Killing and Injuring of Palestinians in the West Bank by Israeli Occupation Regime Forces
Palestinian youth murdered by Israeli occupation forces northwest of Nablus
NABLUS, Sunday, November 12, 2023 (WAFA) –
A Palestinian young man identified as Montasir Mu'hammed Saif, 34, succumbed this morning to injuries inflicted by Israeli occupation forces' gunfire last night in the town of Barqa, north of Nablus, according to medical sources.
The Ministry of Health said it was informed by the General Authority for Civil Affairs of the young man's sudden death after he was injured and arrested by Israeli occupation soldiers who raided his home in the town of Burqa.
A large-scale Israeli army force had earlier stormed the town, conducting searches in several homes. They detonated the vehicle belonging to a local Palestinian citizen, Ma'hmoud 'Hajja, after arresting him.
The same sources stated that Israeli occupation forces abducted Shadi Abu 'Omar, the secretary of Fatah movement in the town, after raiding and vandalizing his home, along Montasir Saif, who was later announced dead of his injuries.
Israel kills a Palestinian young man in Jenin
JENIN, Saturday, November 11, 2023 (WAFA) –
Israeli occupation forces shot and killed a Palestinian youth tonight and injured another one during a military attack on the city of Jenin and its refugee camp in the north of the occupied West Bank, according to medical sources.
Wisam Bakr, the director of Jenin Governmental Hospital, told WAFA that 19-year-old Amir Mahir Al-Qaisi succumbed to his critical injuries inflicted by Israeli gunfire. Bakr further reported that another individual was injured during the incident.
Earlier tonight, Israeli occupation forces entered the city from various directions, deploying military vehicles and bulldozers. The forces began vandalizing infrastructure and roads, destroying a number of power transformers in the city and in the vicinity of the refugee camp. Snipers were positioned on the rooftops of several homes and structures, leading to confrontations with local residents.
The confrontations resulted in Israeli occupation soldiers opening fire on civilians, causing the death of Al-Qaisi and injuring another individual. Additionally, power outages were reported in the Jenin camp and its surroundings due to the destruction of power transformers by the occupation forces.
Two Palestinians injured by Israeli gunfire east of Nablus
NABLUS, Saturday, November 11, 2023 (WAFA) –
Two Palestinians were shot and wounded by Israeli occupation forces tonight during confrontations that erupted near the village of Tana, to the east of Nablus in the occupied West Bank, according to local sources.
Tha-ir 'Hanani, a local activist, said Israeli occupation forces targeted several individuals with rubber-coated metal bullets and toxic tear gas canisters in the village. Confrontations erupted as Palestinians started removing earth barriers placed by Israeli occupation forces on the main road leading to the village.
The confrontations resulted in two young men being injured by rubber-coated bullets, while others suffered from gas inhalation due to the use of toxic tear gas by the Israeli occupation forces.
Palestinian youth murdered by Israeli occupation forces in Arraba
JENIN, Saturday, November 11, 2023 (WAFA) –
A young Palestinian man was shot and killed by Israeli occupation forces this evening during an Israeli military attack into the town of 'Arraba, south of Jenin in the occupied West Bank, according to witnesses.
Eyewitnesses told WAFA that Israeli occupation forces stormed the town of 'Arraba, provoking confrontations with local residents. During the confrontations, the occupation forces fired live ammunition at the protesters, resulting in the murder of Wasam Jamal 'Hamran, a local Palestinian youth.
Four civilians injured in an attack by settlers south of Nablus
NABLUS, Saturday, November 11, 2023 (WAFA) –
Four Palestinian civilians were injured today as colonial Israeli settlers attacked them while they were picking olives in their own land in the town of Jamma'een, south of Nablus in the occupied West Bank, according to local and medical sources.
The sources reported that two women, 67 and 66 years old, were injured with stones and pepper spray as the settlers attacked them, while a young man was bitten by a dog belonging to one of the settlers. A fourth Palestinian youth was injured when he fell on the ground while being chased by the settler vandals.
The our injured were subsequently transported to a nearby healthcare center for medical treatment.
Abduction of Palestinians by Israeli Occupation Regime Soldiers
Israeli occupation forces abduct 21 Palestinians in West Bank
RAMALLAH, Sunday, November 12, 2023 (WAFA) –
At least 21 Palestinians were abducted by the Israeli occupation forces in multiple raids in the occupied West Bank provinces of Ramallah, Al-Khaleel (Hebron), Nablus, and Tulkarm, according to Palestinian security and local sources.
In Ramallah, in the central West Bank, a large-scale Israeli army force stormed the town of Bil'een and abducted six Palestinians after raiding and searching their homes.
In Al-Khaleel (Hebron) province, south of the West Bank, Israeli occupation forces stormed Hebron City and the nearby towns of 'Hal'houl and Yatta, where at least nine Palestinians were reported abducted after Israeli occupation soldiers raided and searched their homes.
Meantime, an Israeli occupation army force stormed the town of Burqa, in the northern province of Nablus, where they abducted at least four Palestinians and blew up a private vehicle belonging to a local resident.
In the city of Tulkarm, also in the north of the territory, Israeli occupation soldiers abducted two Palestinians after raiding and searching their homes.
The Israeli raid into Tulkarm sparked confrontations with local residents, with Israeli occupation forces firing live ammunition to disperse the protesters. No injuries were reported.
These abductions are part of an ongoing Israeli mass abduction campaign in the occupied West Bank coinciding with the bloody Israeli aggression on Gaza.
According to right groups, over 3,000 Palestinians have been mass abducted by the Israeli occupation army across the occupied West Bank since October 7, sending the total number of Palestinians in Israeli jails to unprecedented levels.
Israeli Army Abducts Nine Palestinians In Hebron
IMEMC, NOV 12, 2023
On Sunday dawn, Israeli soldiers abducted nine Palestinians from their homes in several parts of the Hebron governorate, in the occupied West Bank’s southern part. Israeli paramilitary colonizers stormed a school, caused damage, and confiscated Palestinian flags.
In Hebron city, the soldiers stormed and searched a few homes and abducted HazIm Al-Fakhouri, the husband of political prisoner Lama KhatIr.
Media sources said the soldiers invaded 'Hal'houl town, north of Hebron, broke into and ransacked several homes, and abducted Mu'hammed Saqr Al-Baw, Anwar Mu'hammed Al-Baw, Mu'hanned Ibraheem 'Awad, Mohammad Waleed Zama’ra, and Abdul-'Hamiee Younus Al-Douda.
The sources added that the soldiers invaded Yatta town, south of Hebron, searched many homes, and abducted 'Eisa Hudaib, Burhan Nawaj’a, and the principal of At-Tiwana School in Masafir Yatta, Jameel Nawaj’a.
In addition, many illegal Israeli paramilitary colonizers in military uniform stormed at dawn the Tiwana School in Masafir Yatta and caused severe damage before confiscating Palestinian flags.
Also on Sunday at dawn, Israeli soldiers abducted a child, only 12 years of age, and a young man in the Shu’fat refugee camp and the Qalandya refugee camp, north of the occupied Palestinian capital, Jerusalem, in the West Bank.
Furthermore, the soldiers abducted six Palestinians from their homes in Bil’een town, west of Ramallah, and shot two in Tubas, in the central and the northeastern parts of the occupied West Bank.
Also, the soldiers invaded Burqa town, northwest of Nablus in the northern part of the occupied West Bank, abducted four Palestinians, and detonated a car, in addition to abducting two Palestinians in Tulkarm.
On Saturday evening, Israeli soldiers shot two Palestinians in Bait Fureek, east of Nablus, in the occupied West Bank’s northern part.
The soldiers also invaded Burqa town, northwest of Nablus in the northern part of the occupied West Bank, abducted four Palestinians, and detonated a car, in addition to abducting two Palestinians in Tulkarm.
On Saturday evening, Israeli soldiers shot two Palestinians in Bait Fureek, east of Nablus, while illegal Israeli colonizers assaulted many Palestinians while picking their olive trees in Jamma’een town, south of Nablus, wounding four, including two women.
Furthermore, the army killed two young Palestinian men, one in 'Arraba town, southwest of Jenin city, in the northern occupied West Bank, and another in Jenin, in addition to shooting a 15-year-old child before abducting him.Aggression and Attacks by Illegal Israeli Settlers and Soldiers
Illegal Israeli Settlers Injure Four Palestinians Near Nablus
IMEMC, NOV 12, 2023
On Saturday, illegal Israeli settlers assaulted many Palestinians while picking their olive trees in Jamma’een town, south of Nablus in the occupied West Bank’s northern part, wounding four, including two women.
Media sources said the illegal Isralei paramilitary settlers invaded Palestinian olive orchards in the town and assaulted many farmers.
They added that two women, ages 66 and 67, were injured after the colonizers hurled stones at them and maced them with pepper spray.
The colonizers also unleashed their dog on another Palestinian, who was mauled to several parts of his body.
A fourth Palestinian was assaulted and tried to run away from the Israeli assailants but fell and suffered various cuts and bruises.
Palestinian medics rushed the wounded Palestinian to a local clinic.
All of Israel’s colonies in the occupied West Bank, including those in and around occupied East Jerusalem, are illegal under International Law, the Fourth Geneva Convention, in addition to various United Nations and Security Council resolutions. They also constitute war crimes under International Law.
Article 49 of the Fourth Geneva Convention states: “The Occupying Power shall not deport or transfer parts of its own civilian population into the territory it occupies.” It also prohibits the “individual or mass forcible transfers, as well as deportations of protected persons from occupied territory.”
Israeli Soldiers Abduct Six Palestinians, Detonate Car, Near Nablus And Tulkarm
IMEMC, NOV 12, 2023
On Sunday dawn, Israeli soldiers invaded Burqa town, northwest of Nablus in the northern part of the occupied West Bank, abducted four Palestinians, and detonated a car, in addition to abducting two Palestinians in Tulkarm.
Media sources said a large military force invaded the town before the soldiers stormed and ransacked many homes, causing excessive damage.
They added that the soldiers abducted Shadi Abu 'Omar, the secretary of the Fat'h movement in the town, in addition to Montasir Saif and Omar Shubaib.
The soldiers also stormed and ransacked the home of Mahmoud Hijja and detonated his car before abducting him.
In addition, the soldiers invaded Tulkarm, in the northwestern West Bank, and searched several homes before abducting a former political prisoner, Laith Afeef Al-'Otaili, 52, and a young man, Abdullah Abu 'Ajram.
The soldiers invaded many neighborhoods in the city, especially Jamal Abdul-Nasir Square, Al-'Haddadeen Street, Shuwaika Junction, and Khaddoury Street, leading to protests before the army fired several live rounds.
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