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  • May 14, 2022

    In the West Bank, Israeli forces raided Kafr Qaddum, injuring 3 Palestinians with baton rounds and others with tear gas. Israeli forces also shot and injured 1 Palestinian at a checkpoint near al-...

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  • August 29, 2020

    In East Jerusalem, 1 Palestinian under house arrest was arrested in his home in Issawiyya. In Gaza, Israeli forces fired missiles at southern Gaza, causing damage after Israeli authorities claimed...

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In the West Bank, Israeli forces raided Kafr Qaddum, injuring 3 Palestinians with baton rounds and others with tear gas. Israeli forces also shot and injured 1 Palestinian at a checkpoint near al-Bireh, saying he had thrown stones at a settler vehicle. Elsewhere, Israeli forces delivered a demolition notice for 1 mosque in Arab ar-Ramadin. In East Jerusalem, 1 Palestinian man shot by Israeli police with a baton round to his head on 4/22 at the Haram al-Sharif compound died of his injuries. 1 Palestinian family demolished their own home in Sur Baher, displacing 5. (AP, HA, MEE, WAFA, WAFA, WAFA, WAFA 5/14; PCHR 5/19; UNOCHA 6/4)

Israeli police commissioner Kobi Shabtai said he had ordered a probe into the Israeli police’s violent dispersal of the funeral procession for journalist Shireen Abu Akleh in East Jerusalem. (AJ, AP, HA 5/14; WP 5/15)

Rulers of the UAE appointed Sheikh Mohammed bin Zayed al Nahyan as the new president of the UAE. Mohammed bin Zayed had served as the de facto ruler of the UAE after his half-brother, President Sheikh Khalifa bin Zayed al Nahyan, suffered a stroke in 2014. The UAE announced that President Khalifa had died on 5/13. PA president Mahmoud Abbas visited the UAE on 5/15 to offer his condolences. (WAFA 5/13; AJ, AJ, AJ, AP, HA, REU 5/14; WAFA, WAFA 5/15)

In East Jerusalem, 1 Palestinian under house arrest was arrested in his home in Issawiyya. In Gaza, Israeli forces fired missiles at southern Gaza, causing damage after Israeli authorities claimed that incendiary balloons launched from Gaza toward Israel ignited 25 fires. Hamas authorities extended the COVID-19 related lockdown until 8/31 after the number of positive COVID-19 cases rose to 182. (HA, WAFA 8/29; HA 8/30; PCHR 9/3)

In Israel, some 20,000 people protested outside of prime minister Benjamin Netanyahu’s residence calling for his resignation over his corruption charges, the Israeli economy, and his COVID-19 response. This was the 10th Saturday in a row that protesters called for Netanyahu’s resignation. (AJ, HA, WAFA 8/30)

The president of the UAE Shaykh Khalifa bin Zayed al-Nahyan issued a decree formalizing an end to the UAE’s boycott of Israel as part of the normalization deal between the 2 countries. (HA 8/29)

The Joe Biden campaign revised its platform for the Arab American community, saying that a Biden administration would “protect the constitutional right of our citizens to free speech . . . However, Biden has been unequivocal in condemning calls in the United States to boycott, divest from, and sanction Israel.” (HA 8/31)