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The Saddest Village in Israel News Roundup
Gideon Levy & Alex Levac, Haaretz

The Saddest Village in Israel

Plans to build more than 250 luxury homes on the ruins of the Palestinian village of Lifta are coming to fruition. A tour among the homes of the stunning village with one of its last living refugees

22 hours ago
Palestinian teen dies of wounds sustained in May clashes News Roundup
Associated Press

Palestinian teen dies of wounds sustained in May clashes

A 17-year-old Palestinian died on Monday, two months after he was wounded in the neck by Israeli gunfire during clashes near the city of Ramallah in the occupied West Bank, Palestinian health authorities said.

22 hours ago
Bedouin Shepherds Used Palestinian Land With Permission. Israel Seized Their Tents Anyway News Roundup
Hagar Shezaf, Haaretz

Bedouin Shepherds Used Palestinian Land With Permission. Israel Seized Their Tents Anyway

For 21 years Bedouin shepherds had been moving with their flocks to Ras al-Tin for the summer, but last week Israel confiscated their shelters and equipment, leaving them without power or water

about 5 days ago
Palestinians Fear Eviction From Their Jerusalem Neighborhood To Make Way For A Park News Roundup
Deborah Amos, Fatma Tanis, NPR

Palestinians Fear Eviction From Their Jerusalem Neighborhood To Make Way For A Park

"They want to demolish 17 houses in the al-Bustan neighborhood," says Fakhri Abu Diab, who worried that a long-dreaded plan to destroy and replace Palestinian homes with a new tourist site — a lush garden with a Bible theme — was now underway.

about 5 days ago
Palestinian detainee dies in Israeli prison News Roundup
Days of Palestine

Palestinian detainee dies in Israeli prison

A Palestinian detainee has died inside an Israeli detention center in occupied Jerusalem Wednesday evening. Sources confirmed that Abdo Yousef Al-Khatib Al-Tamimi, 43, was martyred inside the investigation and detention center known as "Al-Maskobiya" in occupied Jerusalem.

about 5 days ago
Israeli Soldiers Shoot at Palestinian Shepherd Outside West Bank Settlement News Roundup
Yaniv Kubovich, Haaretz

Israeli Soldiers Shoot at Palestinian Shepherd Outside West Bank Settlement

The Palestinian, 47, was leading his herd near the perimeter fence of Yitzhar settlement when soldiers shot at him, wounding him in the leg

about 2 weeks ago
Joint militias: How settlers and soldiers teamed up to kill four Palestinians News Roundup
Yuval Abraham, +972 Magazine

Joint militias: How settlers and soldiers teamed up to kill four Palestinians

A Local Call investigation reveals how on a single day in May, Israeli settlers and soldiers cooperated in attacks that left four Palestinians dead. The unprecedented spate of joint assaults has inaugurated a new era of terror.

about 2 weeks ago
Gaza cafe complex serves up lessons in recycling alongside drinks News Roundup
Nidal Al-mughrabi, Reuters

Gaza cafe complex serves up lessons in recycling alongside drinks

As a model of creative recycling in one of the most densely populated places on earth, a Gaza Strip cafe is serving up a healthy dose of environmentalism alongside its signature morning coffee.

about 2 weeks ago
‘So They Know We Existed’: Palestinians Film War in Gaza News Roundup
Yousur Al-Hlou, Neil Collier and Soliman Hijjy, The New York Times

‘So They Know We Existed’: Palestinians Film War in Gaza

"No one would believe it otherwise." Palestinians in Gaza recorded the horrors they experienced during Israel's assault on Gaza in May, showing the world what it looks like to live under Israel's brutal siege and bombings.

about 2 weeks ago