Scrolling news:

Afghanistan: Taliban attack on check posts kill 17 Afghan forces

Palestine: 3 more Gazans die of wounds, death toll rises to 65

Muslim countries summit on Palestine reject US decision on Jerusalem

Weekly Report: Israeli Human Rights violations in Occupied Palestinian Territory (10–16 May)

Palestine: Over 1,000 children injured in Gaza since March 30

UK: Moon sighting for Ramadan

Palestine: Gaza death toll from Israeli fire rises to 62, incl 8 month old baby, over 3100 injured

Palestine: 58 Palestinian civilians killed by Israeli troops in Gaza, no condemnation by UK

41 Palestinians killed by Israeli gunfire in Gaza as US & Israel celebrate US Embassy opening in Jerusalem

Indonesia: church bombings leave 13 dead, 43 injured

Palestine: Palestinian family survives second Israeli settler arson attack

South Africa: Murder of Shi’a Muslim in mosque condemned by all Muslims

Palestine: Gazans return en masse to Israel border, one killed, hundreds injured

Weekly Report on Israeli Human Rights violations in Occupied Palestinian Territory (3 – 9 May)

Germany: Berlin court insists on headscarf ban

Germany sees 1,075 Islamophobic crimes in 2017

Jammu and Kashmir: 6 civilians killed by Indian soldiers in Jammu and Kashmir

France: French proposal lead by former President and PM want changes in verses of Qur’an

Jammu and Kashmir: Indian forces kill 3 suspected militants in Kashmir, mows down a protester

Palestine: Israeli excessive force in Gaza exacerbates suffering of children: UNICEF

Palestine: Israel demolishes Palestinian buildings in W Bank

4th Jan 2017
Palestine: Israel demolishes Palestinian buildings in W Bank

By Kaamil Ahmed

 

JERUSALEM (AA):  Israeli forces destroyed 13 structures — including a school — in a village in the occupied West Bank on Tuesday, according to Palestine’s official WAFA news agency.

The structures in the Bedouin village of Khirbet Tana east of the city Nablus were deemed illegal by the Israeli authorities since they are located in “Area C” of the West Bank — the 60 percent of the territory that remains under full Israeli control.

“Sad start to 2017,” UN Assistant Secretary-General Robert Piper tweeted. “The village of Khirbet Tana already had 4 rounds of demolitions by Israeli security forces in 2016.”

According to WAFA, 250 Palestinians live in the village, where 150 structures were destroyed last year by the Israeli authorities.

Earlier on Monday morning, Israeli forces invaded Khan al-Ahmar, east of Jerusalem, and destroyed the homes of 87 Palestinian Bedouins, most of whom are women and children.

Adal Jahaleen, one of the residents of the Bedouin village, told the Palestinian Wafa news agency that the Israeli military arrived with several Caterpillar D9 armored bulldozers in the morning and forced his family and other families out of their homes.

The Israeli military then proceeded with the destruction of eleven dwellings, home to 87 people.

The demolition took place in the middle of winter, and Jahaleen said that he is extremely worried for his family and the other families that were forced into the cold today when the military destroyed their homes.

Nearly 7000 Palestinians have been rendered homeless this year by Israeli home demolitions.

Additional reports from Imemc.org

[Archive photo: Family sitting among debris of their house demolished by Israeli froces in Musafir Jenbach region of Hebron on 2 February 2016. Photographer: Wisam Hashlamoun/AA]

Leave a Comment

What is 10 + 5 ?
Please leave these two fields as-is:
IMPORTANT! To be able to proceed, you need to solve the following simple math (so we know that you are a human) :-)

Over 120 people attended a landmark conference on the media reporting of Islam and Muslims. It was held jointly by The Muslim News and Society of Editors in London on September 15.

The Muslim News Awards for Excellence 2015 was held on March in London to acknowledge British Muslim and non-Muslim contributions to the society.

The Muslim News Awards for Excellence 2015 was held on March in London to acknowledge British Muslim and non-Muslim contributions to the society.

The Muslim News Awards for Excellence event is to acknowledge British Muslim and non-Muslim contributions to society. Over 850 people from diverse background, Muslim and non-Muslim, attended the gala dinner.

Latest Tweets