Israeli Occupation Soldiers and Fanatic Settlers
Attack Palestinians at Al-Aqsa Mosque and Silwan
September 14, 2015
Palestinian children and elder injured during attacks by Israeli
settlers in Silwan, September 12, 2015
Fire and clashes at Al-Aqsa Mosque, as a result of Israeli
soldiers and settlers invasion of the Islamic Holy Mosque, Sept
Clashes Continue As Israeli Minister
Participates In Al-Aqsa Mosque Invasion
September 13, 2015 11:36 by IMEMC News
occupation government minister of agriculture, Uri Ariel, joined
dozens of Israeli extremists who stormed the Al-Aqsa Mosque in
occupied East Jerusalem, Sunday, under extensive military and police
presence, leading to clashes and dozens of injuries among the
The Israeli occupation soldiers attacked the
guards of the Al-Aqsa Mosque, and dozens of worshipers and students,
including many children, and forced them out.
Palestinian TV said the army used excessive force against the
Palestinian Muslim worshipers, fired gas bombs and concussion
grenades on them, and occupied the rooftop of the Al-Qibli Mosque of
The soldiers also chased dozens of residents in the
mosque, and engaged in fistfights with many young Palestinians.
The Palestinian Waqf and Islamic Endowment Department said the
soldiers imposed a strict siege on the Al-Aqsa Mosque and the Old
City, since late night hours, and installed iron barriers to prevent
the Palestinians from entering.
Dozens of Palestinians have
also been injured after the soldiers sprayed them with pepper-spray,
in addition to throwing concussion grenades and sound bombs the
Palestinians, while many others have been injured by Israeli
rubber-coated metal bullets, in addition to scores who were beaten
by the soldiers.
The Palestinian TV said dozens of
Palestinians were also injured, not only in the Al-Aqsa Mosque, but
also in various Palestinian neighborhoods in the occupied Old City,
after the soldiers used excessive force against them, while allowing
Israeli fanatics to continue their provocative tours and invasions
into the Al-Aqsa courtyards.
Many wounded Palestinians
received first aid by the medics of the local clinic in the Al-Aqsa
Mosque, as the army prevented Palestinian medics and ambulances even
from approaching it.
Arab Member of Knesset, Dr. Ahmad Tibi, who was in
the mosque compound during the attack, said Israel is implementing
its recent decision to divide the Al-Aqsa Mosque.
this division is done physically, and by allotting certain hours
every day only specified for Jewish settlers , after removing all
Palestinian worshipers from the entire area.
Dr. Tibi also
stated that he and many other Arab members of Knesset, social and
religious figures, personally witnessed how the Palestinians were
completely removed from the mosque and its courtyards, before the
police started allowing dozens of Israeli fanatics into it.
The official said the Palestinians would continue to protest and
reject all Israeli assaults against the mosque, and will continue
their protests to defend the holy sites in Palestine.
All Palestinian worshipers have been forcibly
removed from the mosque and its surrounding areas, amidst escalating
provocative tours and attacks by Israeli fanatics and officials,
causing more tension and clashes.
In addition, Dr. Tibi said
the Palestinians reject the Israeli decision to divide of the
Al-Aqsa Mosque, and will continue to resist it.
stated the decision came as a result of years of planning by
consecutive Israeli government, the same way they divided the
Ibrahimi mosque in Hebron.
He added that the current
right-wing Israeli government of Benjamin Netanyahu has one of the
most fanatic and extremist elements, and wants to prove to all
right-wing parties it was successful in dividing the mosque.
Violent clashes, fire rock Muslims’ al-Aqsa
September 13, 2015, OCCUPIED JERUSALEM, (PIC)--
A wave of violent clashes flared up at and around Muslims' holy
al-Aqsa Mosque after the Israeli occupation army stormed Jerusalem’s Old
city and cordoned off the plazas of the Mosque.
occupation troops denied Muslim men and women, below the age of 50,
along with Muslim learners and supervision staff, the right to enter the
According to the Jerusalem Media Center, peaceful Muslim
sit-inners choked on tear gas after Israeli troops broke into the Qibli
Mosque and unleashed heavy barrages of tear gas canisters and rubber
Fire burst out in the southern part of the Qibli Mosque,
the sources added.
A number of Muslim Palestinians from Occupied
Jerusalem have maintained sit-in vigils around the al-Aqsa Mosque since
the early morning hours.
Illegal Jewish settlers assault
Palestinians in Silwan district
OCCUPIED JERUSALEM, (PIC)--
A horde of illegal Jewish settlers last Friday attacked under police
protection Palestinian citizens in Silwan district, south of the Aqsa
Mosque, which led to the outbreak of violent clashes between the two
Eyewitnesses reported that one of the settlers physically
assaulted a Palestinian child from Abu Quwaider family in Silwan, which
triggered a hand-to-hand fight between a group of settlers and
They added that two Palestinians were
rushed to hospital for treatment when settlers sprayed pepper gas
directly at them during the brawl.
Later, the events escalated
when Israeli policemen intervened to protect the settlers and
indiscriminately showered the angry citizens with tear gas and stun
Consequently, several Palestinians suffered from
inhaling tear gas and received on-site medical treatment from Red
Crescent paramedics, according to the eyewitnesses.
separate incident, violent clashes broke out on the same day between
Israeli soldiers and Palestinian young men in Attur neighborhood east of
Local sources said that an Israeli police patrol was
attacked with Molotov cocktails on the main street of Attur
They added that police reinforcement were sent to
the area and embarked on attacking citizens on the main streets and
firing a hail of tear gas and stun grenades at them, which caused some
of them to suffer from suffocation.
Israeli fanatics vandalize al-Ibrahimi Mosque, crack down on
Israeli settlers on Sunday morning vandalized al-Ibrahimi Mosque in
al-Khalil and cracked down on the Palestinian natives around the Old
City under the religious pretext.
Local sources said hundreds of
Israeli settlers have been storming the Ibrahimi Mosque since the early
Meanwhile, Muslim worshipers have been denied the
right to enter the holy place of worship, where heavily-armed Israeli
troops have been deployed.
IOF soldiers round up six Palestinians
Israeli occupation forces (IOF) rounded up six Palestinian citizens
in the West Bank on Saturday night and Sunday morning.
Israeli army radio said that the IOF troops arrested two Palestinians
near a settlement in Ramallah on Sunday morning.
claimed that the two men were trying to break into the settlement,
adding that they were equipped with knives.
Palestinians were kidnapped in different West Bank areas on suspicion of
participating in what the radio described as “acts of sabotage”.
Palestinian official statistics indicate that more than 6,000
Palestinians are held in Israeli occupation jails.
Resistance patrol clashes with IOF in eastern Gaza
A group of Palestinian resistance fighters engaged in an exchange of
fire with Israeli occupation forces (IOF) near the Gaza borders on
Media and field sources told the PIC reporter
that the clashes started after members of the so-called “Field Control”
units were chasing two men while trying to infiltrate the borders into
the Israeli side to the east of Jabaliya refugee camp in northern Gaza.
They added that the resistance elements fired shots in the air to
deter the two men but they kept running until they crossed the borders
and IOF soldiers deployed in the area fired at the resistance fighters
and summoned reinforcements.
No casualties were reported among
the resistance fighters.
The IOF announced on Saturday that 14
people were arrested after crossing the borders into 1948 occupied
Resistance units were trying to check the rising
phenomenon fearing some of those citizens might be recruited as agents
for the IOF.
The calm agreement signed in Cairo in August 2014
stipulated an end to all Israeli violations in Gaza including shooting
at civilians and resistance fighters.
Exacerbation of electricity crisis in the Gaza Strip
September 13, 2015 Rafah, (PIC)--
Gaza Power Plant (GPP) halted one of its power generators and
re-applied the Gaza Strip' electricity schedule of 6 hours supply and 12
hours blackout due to lack of fuel.
The electricity distribution
company said in a statement that the GPP was forced on Saturday in
coordination with the Palestinian Energy Authority to stop a generator
in its plant due to the lack of diesel enough to run that generator
because of the Israeli closure of the crossing points which prevents the
entry of sufficient amounts of industrial diesel.
added that the power outage coincides with the failure of all Egyptian
lines feeding southern areas of the Gaza Strip with diesel, which
worsened the electricity crisis.
The company appealed all
parties, including the UN and international human rights institutions,
to pressure the Israeli occupation in order to allow sufficient
quantities of industrial diesel to the power station.
that the insufficient power supply from the three sources (Egypt, Israel
and the GPP) will have a dramatic impact on citizens.
Rafah, in southern Gaza, staged several mass protests and demonstrations
against the crisis of power outages.
Dozens Of Palestinians, Including Children,
Injured In Jerusalem
Saturday September 12, 2015 04:17
by IMEMC News
Dozens of Palestinians, including children, have been injured on
Friday evening and early night hours, in Silwan town, in occupied
East Jerusalem, during clashes that took place after illegal Israeli
fanatic settlers assaulted an 8-year-old child, while Israeli
occupation soldiers invaded homes and fired gas bombs, concussion
grenades and rubber-coated metal bullets.
Image By Wadi Hilweh Information Center - Silwanic
The Wadi Hilweh Information Center in Silwan (Silwanic)
said the assailants attacked Zeid Abu Qweider, 8 years of age, in Batn
al-Hawa neighborhood, repeatedly beating and kicking him, before a young
man noticed the attacked and intervened.
It added that
approximately twenty Israeli extremists then assaulted a group of
Palestinian children, 5-14 years of age, and sprayed their faces with
Eyewitnesses told Silwanic that several guards of
illegal illegal Israeli settlements in Silwan also invaded the
neighborhood, and hurled gas bombs and concussion grenades.
Medical sources said resident Abdullah Abu Naab, 60, and Mahdi Rajabi,
14, suffered burns in their faces and were unable to breathe, before
medics arrived at the scene, provided first aid and moved them to the
The attack also led scores of injuries,
especially among the children, while a pregnant woman was also wounded.
Some of the wounded have been identified as Zeid Abu Qweider, 8,
Adam Rajabi, 9, Rahaf Abu Qweider, 5, Odai Rajabi, 12, Hamza Rajabi, 12,
Yazan Rajabi 12, Walid ash-Sha’er, 16, Asma’ Rajabi (pregnant in her
ninth month), 29, and ‘Adel Tawfiq Gheith, 75 years of age.
addition, five children and their parents suffered severe effects of gas
inhalation after the Israeli guards hurled a gas bomb into their homme.
The oldest of the wounded children is 13, and the youngest is
only seven months of age.
Another family, including an infant,
also suffered the effects of tear gas inhalation, medical sources said.
In addition, clashes took place in Batn al-Hawa neighborhood in
Silwan, after a number of Israeli fanatics invaded it, while Israeli
soldiers later invaded the area, and declared it a closed military zone.
Furthermore, soldiers attacked dozens of Palestinians in the
protest tent in the neighborhood, and hurled gas and concussion grenades
on them, before attacking the tent and smashing many chairs.
Many teenagers and children were injured after the soldiers attacked
them in Batn al-Hawa; the army also fired several gas bombs at a number
of homes, while many soldiers started banging on doors causing anxiety
attacks among families, especially the children.
A young man,
identified as Saleh Kash’am, suffered various cuts and bruises after the
soldiers repeatedly kicked him in the neighborhood.
took place in the at-Tour town, after dozens of soldiers invaded it;
media sources said local youths hurled a Molotov cocktail that struck
one of the invading police vehicles, and that one officer was injured.
The police fired gas bombs, concussion grenades and rubber-coated
metal bullets at random, Silwanic said.
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