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News, May 2021
27 Palestinians Killed, Including 9 Children, 122 Injured in Gaza by Israeli Occupation Apartheid Regime Forces
May 11, 2021
While brutal force has been used to create Zionist Israel and sustain it thus far, Zionist claims to Palestine are false. Actually, from the five thousand years of known written history, there has been a continuous Palestinian-Canaanite presence in the Holy Land. Despite the Zionist false claims, the ancient Israelites ruled part of the land for only 85 years (during the reign of David, Solomon, and Solomon's son).
After that, the Egyptians conquered Palestine-Canaan in 925 BC, followed by Assyrians, Babylonians, Persians, Greeks, and Romans, before the Arab Muslim rule, starting from 636 AD.
By the Time Jesus started his mission, the three population groups of Canaanites, Palestinians, and Israelites were melted together in religion and language. Most of them became Christians when Constantine converted in 313 AD. Then, most of them became Muslims in the 7th and 8th centuries AD.
So, Palestinian Muslims, Christians, and Jews are the ones who have the right to claim descent from ancient Israelites, Palestinians, and Canaanites, not Zionists from other continents.
The following news stories are just examples of the Israeli occupation government violations of Palestinian human rights, on daily basis.More detailed news stories can be found at the following sources:
http://english.wafa.ps/, https://english.palinfo.com/, https://imemc.org/, https://paltoday.ps/ar/
Israeli Missiles Kill 27 Palestinians in Gaza Including 9 Children
IMEMC, MAY 11, 2021
As of Tuesday morning, the Palestinian Ministry of Health has confirmed that Israeli apartheid occupation regime airstrikes have killed 26 Palestinians, including 9 children and one woman, and wounded at least a hundred in the Gaza Strip. Israel began its assault on Gaza Monday evening, following three weeks of Israeli settler and soldier attacks on Palestinians in Jerusalem. The Israeli attacks in Jerusalem began on the first day of Ramadan on April 12th, and have continued throughout the Muslim holy month, which is set to end Wednesday May 12th. Israel’s attacks focused on Palestinian Muslims attempting to pray at the holy al-Aqsa Mosque during the Muslim holy month of Ramadan.
In Gaza, reports continue to trickle in from hospitals and from survivors of the Israeli airstrikes. In addition to the nine children, including a 9-year old girl, who were confirmed killed in the first wave of Israeli airstrikes, local sources have also confirmed that a woman and her disabled son were among those slain.
In addition to those identified in the update below, five additional victims have been identified as having been killed by the two missiles that struck the home of Ibrahim Atallah al-Masr in Beit Hanoun, in northern Gaza Monday night.
Ibrahim al-Masri, a child about 10 years old Yazin Sultan Atallah al-Masri, a toddler Marwan Yousef Atallah al-Masri, 12 Rahaf Mohammad Atallah al-Masri, 9 year old girl Ahmad Mohammad Atallah al-Masri, 20
Before dawn Tuesday, the Israeli army fired missiles into an apartment in a residential tower, in the Rimal neighborhood, west of Gaza city, killing three Palestinians, and seriously wounding one, in addition to injuring at least seven other Palestinians in adjacent apartments. The Maan News Agency said the army targeted leaders of the al-Quds Brigades, the armed wing of the Islamic Jihad, in the residential tower. The slain Palestinians have been identified as:
Samer al-Mamlouk Kamal Taiseer Qreiqe’ Mohammad Abu al-Ata
Extrajudicial assassinations are considered violations of international law, but are common practice by the Israeli military.
In Khan Younis, a Palestinian died of wounds sustained Monday evening during Israeli missile attacks in the al-Manara area of the city. He has been identified as: Salim Mahmoud al-Farra
Update: “Israeli Occupation Appartheid Army Kills 20 Palestinians, Including 9 Children, Injures 95 (122 in a later report), In Gaza”
IMEMC, May 11, 2021 at 02:02
The Palestinian Health Ministry in the Gaza Strip has confirmed, on Monday at night, that the Israeli occupation apartheid regime army’s bombardment and shelling of the Gaza Strip, has resulted in the death of twenty Palestinians, including 9 children, and the injury of 95 (122 in a later report) others.
The Health Ministry added that, among the slain children is a girl, only nine years of age.
It also said the 95 Palestinians, including children and women, were injured by the Israeli missiles and shells, some seriously.
Meanwhile, the Ma’an News Agency has reported that five Palestinians were killed when an Israeli shell struck a yard behind the al-Omari Mosque in Gaza.
It added that an Israeli missile struck a land, east of Jabalia in northern Gaza, leading to the death of its owner Saber Ibrahim Suleiman, and his son Mohammad.
The Israeli bombardment in Jabalia also led to the death of Esmat Sha’ban az-Zein, Mousa Khalil az-Zein, Zakariya Ziad Alloush, Bashir Mohammad Alloush, Raed al-‘Abed Abu Warda, Nabil an-No’mani Dardouna, and Mustafa Mohammad Obeid.
In Beit Hanoun, the soldiers fired two missiles at the home of Ibrahim Atallah al-Masri, killing eight Palestinians and wounding several others.
The army also fired a missile at a motorcycle near a mosque in Beit Hanoun, killing Mohammad Nosseir and Mohammad Fayyad, in addition to firing a missile into the home of Husam Ali Nosseir, behind Abu Bakr Mosque in Beit Hanoun, causing several injuries.
Ma’an said the Palestinians, who were killed in the Israeli bombardment in Beit Hanoun, have been identified a Mohammad Ali Mohammad Nosseir, Mohammad Abdullah Zidan Fayyad, Ibrahim Yousef Atallah al-Masri, Marwan Yousef Atallah al-Masri, Ahmad Mohammad Atallah al-Masri, and Rahaf Mohammad Atallah al-Masri.
– Updates Will be made once officially available
Updated From: Israeli Airstrikes on Gaza Kill 21 Palestinians, Including 9 Children May 11, 2021, at 00:03
Israeli warplanes bombarded the northern Gaza Strip, on Monday, killing at least 21 people including 9 children, the Ministry of Health in Gaza has confirmed.
The names of those killed have not yet been released, but IMEMC will update this article with the information as soon as it is available.
In northern Gaza, Israeli forces fired missiles from an unmanned Israeli drone, striking dozens of civilians in the city of Beit Hanoun, killing 21 and injuring 65 others.
Several missiles were fired into the besieged coastal region, in response to rockets fired from the resistance factions in Gaza.
According to Jerusalem (Quds) Press correspondent, Israeli jets fired missiles at a large gathering of Palestinian civilians on Al-Masryin Street, adding that several people were transferred to the hospital for their injuries.
Earlier Monday, the “Joint Chamber of Palestinian Resistance Factions” demanded that the Israeli authorities disengage from the sacred Al-Aqsa Mosque and the Sheikh Jarrah neighborhood in occupied Jerusalem.
Resistance factions set a deadline of 6pm, at which time they would retaliate for the violations against the Palestinians in occupied Jerusalem.
At 6pm the Palestinian resistance reportedly fired several crude, homemade rockets into Israel from the besieged Gaza Strip, no casualties or damage were reported.Update: Israeli Missiles Kill 27 Palestinians in Gaza Including 9 Children – – IMEMC News
Israeli Apartheid Occupation RegimeSoldiers Injure Nine Palestinians, Abduct Three, Near Qalandia
IMEMC, MAY 11, 2021
Israeli occupation apartheid soldiers injured, Monday, nine Palestinians, and abducted three others, after the army attacked dozens of protesters near Qalandia north of occupied Jerusalem, who marched against the Israeli escalation in the Al-Aqsa Mosque, and injured nine of them, including one with live fire, in addition to abducting three others.
Eyewitnesses said the soldiers fired many live rounds, in addition to rubber-coated steel bullets, gas bombs, and concussion grenades.
The Palestinian Red Crescent Society (PRCS) said its medics rushed a young man to Palestine Medical Complex In Ramallah after the soldiers shot him with a live round in the leg.
It added that its medics also provided treatment to eight Palestinians who suffered mild wounds after the soldiers shot with them rubber-coated steel bullets, in addition to providing first aid to many who suffered the effects of tear gas inhalation.
The Palestinians were marching from the al-‘Amari refugee camp and headed towards the Qalandia terminal while chanting against the Israeli escalation before the soldiers started firing at them.
Undercover Israeli soldiers infiltrated the protest and kidnapped three young men, who remained unidentified at the time of this report and took them to the Qalandia Terminal.
In addition, the soldiers fired live rounds, gas bombs, concussion grenades, and rubber-coated steel bullets at dozens of protesters in the al-Biereh city, near Ramallah.
It is worth mentioning that the PRCS has confirmed that the soldiers injured, Monday, 612 Palestinians in several parts of the occupied capital, Jerusalem, especially in and around the Al-Aqsa Mosque compound, and many parts of the Old City.
In the Gaza Strip, The Palestinian Health Ministry has confirmed, on Monday at night, that the Israeli army’s bombardment and shelling of the Gaza Strip, has resulted in the death of twenty Palestinians, including 9 children, and the injury of 95 others.Israeli Soldiers Injure Nine Palestinians, Abduct Three, Near Qalandia – – IMEMC News
Israeli Occupation Apartheid Soldiers Injure 612 Palestinians In Jerusalem
IMEMC, MAY 11, 2021
The Palestinian Red Crescent Society (PRCS) has reported, Monday, the Israeli occupation apartheid regime soldiers injured, Monday, 612 Palestinians in several parts of the occupied capital, Jerusalem, especially in and around the Al-Aqsa Mosque compound, and many parts of the Old City.
The PRCS stated that at least 411 wounded Palestinians were rushed to its field clinic, in addition to the al-Makassed Hospital, Augusta Victorian Hospital, in addition to several other clinics.
It added that the soldiers invaded the courtyards of the Al-Aqsa mosque, and broke into some of the mosques in the holy compound, causing excessive damage and many injuries, especially after the army assaulted and clubbed dozens of Palestinians, including women and children.
The Israeli army and the police also assaulted dozens of Palestinians in Bab al-Amoud and abducted many of them.
Sheikh Omar al-Kiswani, the director of Al-Aqsa Mosque, said the soldiers later withdrew from the hoy site compound and added that more than 3000 Palestinians remained in the mosque and its courtyard, determined to stay there to repel further invasions by the soldiers and the colonialist settlers.
It is worth mentioning that the Red Crescent said the soldiers assaulted many medics, in addition to firing rubber-coated steel bullets, gas bombs, and concussion grenades at them, causing many injuries.
Also read: Update: “Israeli Soldiers Injure 305 Palestinians, Seven Seriously, In Al-Aqsa” 2021/05/10 at 3:24 pmIsraeli Soldiers Injure 612 Palestinians In Jerusalem – – IMEMC News
Israeli Occupation Apartheid Regime Forces Attack Palestinian Civilians in Sheikh Jarrah & Jerusalem Old City
IMEMC, MAY 10, 2021
Early Monday morning, a group of the illegal Israeli paramilitary settlers and two right-wing Knesset (Parliament) members invaded the besieged Palestinian neighborhood of Sheikh Jarrah in East Jerusalem, accompanied by a battalion of Israeli military troops. The soldiers assaulted Palestinian residents and solidarity activists who have been in the neighborhood for the past week attempting to protect it from being demolished by Israeli authorities.
Eyewitnesses reported that Israeli forces and police accompanied the paramilitary settlers and right-wing Knesset members, who have repeatedly voiced their objective of cleansing the neighborhood of its Palestinian residents in order to move Israelis into the area. The settlers and troops then attacked the Palestinians and solidarity activists who stood in the path of the invasion, and abducted three family members: Hashem al-Salaymeh, his son and daughter.
Al-Salaymeh was in front of his home with his family, and the Israeli settlers tried to enter his home. The Israeli occupation apartheid regime soldiers beat him on his face and head, causing multiple injuries, then abducted him along with his children.
Umm Samir Abdel-Latif, the owner of one of the threatened houses, said that the Israeli occupation will not succeed in evacuating them from their homes. She told reporters, “We have been living in this house for 70 years, and they are trying to force us out, but we will not leave our homes.”
In the same context, Israeli forces assaulted Palestinian youth near the Lions Gate leading to the Al-Aqsa Mosque in the Old City of Jerusalem Monday morning, abducting one of them., and arrested one of them.
Local sources reported that the Israeli troops attacked the youth in Bab Al-Ghazali Square, and after abducting one, began preventing anyone under age 18 from entering Al-Aqsa.
These attacks come in the last three days of the holy month of Ramadan, celebrated by Muslims worldwide as a time of fasting, prayer and reflection. It is a time when many Muslims try to go to the al-Aqsa Mosque, which is the third-holiest site in Islam. But Israeli forces have prevented thousands of Palestinian Muslims from entering the mosque during their holy days, and on Sunday assaulted and wounded hundreds of people who were inside a mosque in the al-Aqsa complex in Jerusalem.
Sheikh Jarrah neighborhood has been very tense in the last weeks following concern over Israel’s forced eviction of the Palestinian residents in order to turn over their homes to Jewish settlers.Israeli Troops Attack Palestinian Civilians in Sheikh Jarrah & Jerusalem Old City – – IMEMC News
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