Saturday, 31 August 2013

Jenin man dies from injuries sustained in Israeli arrest raid


JENIN (Ma'an) -- A Palestinian man died on Saturday after being shot by Israeli soldiers last week in Jenin refugee camp.

Karim Abu Sbeih, 20, passed away in the Arab Hospital in Nablus.

He was hospitalized after being shot in the chest by Israeli forces on Aug. 20 and had part of his kidneys, colon, lungs and liver removed.

Majd Mohammad Anis Lahlouh, 22, was killed during the raid, after being shot in the heart by Israeli soldiers.

Ala Abu Khalifa was critically wounded in the raid and is due to undergo spinal surgery, his mother said. more

Witness accounts on the killing of three Palestinians that stopped peace negotiations


The home of Jihad Aslan, one of three Palestinians killed in Qalandia refugee camp. (Photo: Allison Deger)

Allison Deger interviews witnesses to the deaths of three Palestinians killed earlier this week during an Israeli incursion into Qalandia refugee camp. The deaths have catalyzed a Palestinian Authority boycott of peace negotiations, a row between the UN and Israel, and a face-off between Ramallah protesters and Palestinian security forces outside of the government’s compound. Above, the home of Jihad Aslan, one of three Palestinians killed in Qalandia refugee camp. more

Medics: Israeli forces shoot farmer in Gaza


GAZA (Ma'an) -- A Palestinian farmer was shot and injured on Friday East of Jabalia north of the Gaza Strip, medics said.

Israeli forces opened fire at Yousef Saad, 20, injuring him in the thigh.

He was taken to Kamal Edwan hospital in Jabalia. more