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Jewish settler terrorist shoots, injures Palestinian teenager in East Quds

JERUSALEM (Ma’an) — A settler shot and injured a 17-year-old Palestinian teenager in the East Jerusalem neighborhood of Silwan on Monday, witnesses said.

Muhammad Yusuf Burqan, 17, was shot while tending to a small herd of sheep in the Wadi Yasul area of the neighborhood, his cousin told Ma’an. Continue reading Jewish settler terrorist shoots, injures Palestinian teenager in East Quds

Family of Al-Quds martyr proud despite Israeli occupation’s vengeful operations

by Mohammed Abdel Fattah, Al-Akhbar English

A feeling of deep loss mitigated only by their pride in their son’s martyrdom, that is how one can describe the state of martyr Abdel Rahman Shaloudi’s family. They believe happiness is a duty following their son’s martyrdom in defense of holy sites, even if the price they have to pay is Israel blowing up their family home.

Jerusalem – “Only losing our beloved son matters… losing the house means nothing in comparison.” Their son’s body was riddled with a hail of bullets that hurled him flat on the ground except for his forefinger, which remained upright as he recited the testimony (the creed declaring belief in the oneness of God and acceptance of Mohammad as His prophet) before he drew his last breath. For this reason, it would be incomprehensible for the family to cry over their house that was blown up by the Israeli occupation. Continue reading Family of Al-Quds martyr proud despite Israeli occupation’s vengeful operations

Israeli forces issue arrest warrant for 2-year-old Palestinian in Jerusalem

Israeli intelligence forces went to East Jerusalem’s town of Silwan on Monday to arrest a Palestinian suspect, only to learn that their target was two years old.

The Zeidani family was caught by surprise when Israeli security forces arrived at their home in Silwan to arrest their son Hamza, the Wadi Hilweh Information Center, a Palestinian NGO, reported on its website.

“After raiding the family’s home, an Israeli intelligence officer demanded to see Hamza, for whom an arrest warrant had been issued,” the NGO reported.

“The family responded by saying that Hamza was only two years old, and that he lived in the house next door if they still wanted to arrest him,” it added. Continue reading Israeli forces issue arrest warrant for 2-year-old Palestinian in Jerusalem

Israeli forces raid Jerusalem hospital, detain Palestinian in ER

JERUSALEM (Ma’an) — Israeli forces raided a hospital in East Jerusalem late Saturday and detained a young Palestinian man, witnesses told Ma’an.

Locals said Israeli forces searched the outer square of the al-Maqasid hospital in the al-Tur neighborhood before storming the hospital’s emergency room and detaining a young man who was escorting an elderly woman.

The officers beat the young man “brutally” before taking him into custody, the sources told Ma’an. Continue reading Israeli forces raid Jerusalem hospital, detain Palestinian in ER