An Israeli settler, Amiram Ben-Uliel, 26, convicted on three counts of murder for the 2015 firebomb killing of the members of the Dawabsheh family from the village of Dura south of Nablus in the occupied West Bank, including both parents and their infant son, was sentenced by an Israeli court last week to three life sentences in prison. The Dawabsheh family’s home was torched in the early morning hours of July 30, 2015, causing the deaths of Saad, 30, his wife Riham, 27, and their 18-month old son Ali. Only Ali’s older brother, Ahmad, survived despite sustaining severe burns.

In addition to the three life sentences, the Jewish terrorist received another term of 20 years behind bars for injuring Ahmed the older son, who was four...

A Palestinian dentist, Dr. Nidal Mohammad Jabareen, 54, died of a heart attack on Friday, September 18, when Israeli occupation forces began firing concussion grenades at Palestinian civilians near the Barta’a checkpoint, southwest of Jenin in the northern occupied West Bank, according to the Palestinian Ministry of Health.

An eyewitness said that the dentist was walking in the area set...

A ceremony was held in Washington DC yesterday for the signing of the normalization agreements between the UAE and Bahrain on one hand and Israel on the other hand, under the auspices of Trump and Netanyahu, in another humiliating step in the humiliating process of normalization with the Israeli occupation.

This step came after the normalization agreement last month between the UAE and Israel...

Far-right Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu insisted on Thursday night, September 17, that an unpopular new nationwide lockdown set to begin the next day was “important and “necessary” to stem the rising coronavirus infection rate, which passed 5,000 daily infections this week. The surge in confirmed infections has made Israel one of the two leading countries in the world for increased daily...

As US President Donald Trump and Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu stepped up to the podium flanked by the foreign ministers of the UAE and Bahrain to sign what has been hailed as a “historic peace agreement” between Israel and the two Gulf States, demonstrations were held last Tuesday afternoon, September 15, in Wadi ‘Ara in central Israel and in the Gaza Strip and the West...

Tens of thousands of protesters took to the streets in Jerusalem and across Israel on Saturday evening, September 12, as they have every week for three months, calling on far-right Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu to resign because of his indictment and trial on corruption charges as well as the looming new coronavirus lockdown that his government is about to decide upon. Thousands of...

HadashA new bill submitted by coalition and opposition MKs on Wednesday, September 9, would require the state to offer disposable masks free of charge to all citizens and residents for as long as Ministry of Health regulations demand that they be worn. Twenty-seven lawmakers presented the bill, initiated by Hadash MK Aida Touma-Sliman (Joint List).

Seeing as MKs from seven factions have...

The ITUC has called on the president of Afghanistan, Mohammad Ashraf Ghani, to end the government’s obstruction of legitimate trade union work in the country and allow the ITUC-affiliated national trade union centre NUAWE to hold its congress.

NUAWE, the National Union of Afghanistan Workers and Employees, was due to hold its congress on 5 September but was ordered by the Justice Ministry to...

Thousands of Israelis gathered once again on Saturday evening, September 5, as they have during the past three months, outside the Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu’s official residence in Jerusalem and at other locations around the country, calling on the prime minister to resign. Among the protestors: several Hadash and Communist Party activists.

Towards the start of the rally in Paris...

PalestineDozens of Palestinians inhaled teargas on Friday, September 4, as Israeli occupation forces attacked the weekly protest against Israeli settlements in the village of Kafr Qadum in the northern occupied West Bank.

Morad Shtewi, an official in charge of the popular resistance committee in the village, told the Palestinian news agency WAFA that Israeli soldiers fired rubber-coated rounds...

unoFive Israeli human rights groups have petitioned the High Court of Justice (HCJ) to force Israel to rescind its Gaza fuel ban, as the United Nations warns that its absence has exacerbated the COVID-19 crisis. The petition to the HCJ, was filed by Gisha – Legal Center for Freedom of Movement, Adalah – The Legal Center for Arab Minority Rights in Israel, HaMoked, ACRI, the Association for Civil...