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Palestinian hunger strikers nearing death: Rights groups

Palestinian hunger strikers Anas Ibrahim Shadid (L) and Ahmad Abu Farah

A Palestinian rights group has warned against the imminent death of two hunger-striking prisoners, who have been refusing food for nearly three months in protest at their detention by Israel. Anas Ibrahim Shadid, 20, and Ahmad Abu Farah, 29, face imminent death in the wake of severe deterioration of their health condition, ...

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Try Israeli soldiers for war crimes: Palestinian FM

The Palestinian government has called on the United Nations and foreign states with citizens serving in the Israeli army to investigate and try them for war crimes committed during Israel’s latest onslaught on the besieged Gaza Strip. Palestinian Foreign Minister Riyad al-Malki sent a letter to UN Secretary General Ban ...

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Palestinians rejoice after victory against Israel

Gazans celebrate victory after seven weeks of resistance against the Israeli offensive against the Palestinians of the coastal enclave. On Tuesday, Palestinian groups and Egyptian mediators confirmed that the Cairo-based talks ended in truce. Palestinians poured into the streets of the war-torn sliver to celebrate as the Egyptian-brokered truce took ...

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Why ISIS has no sympathy for Hamas

Most of today’s Salafist jihadist movements have no interest in the Israeli-Palestinian conflict, for the time being regarding it as irrelevant. Instead, their call is to engage in intense, bloody confrontations involving bombings, executions, and suicide attacks against governments headed by Muslims and against Muslim civilians. Al-Qaeda has followed this ...

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Israel bans Human Rights Workers from Gaza

Since beginning its assault on the Gaza Strip on July 8th, Israeli officials have prevented human rights observers and experts employed by Amnesty International and Human Rights Watch from entering Gaza to conduct independent investigations. Both groups are known worldwide for their work in exposing human rights abuses, and both ...

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Iran ready to fully support Palestinian resistance: IRGC

A senior Iranian military commander says Iran is ready to fully support the “growing” Palestinian resistance movement. “We are prepared to support the Palestinian resistance in various aspects. In defending Muslims, we recognize no distinction between Shias and Sunnis,” commander of the Islamic Revolution Guards Corps (IRGC) Major General Mohammad ...

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