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  • At least 40 Palestinians injured in Gaza protests
    Nov. 16, 2018 5:28 P.M.
    http://www.maannews.com/Content.aspx?ID=781820

    GAZA CITY (Ma’an) — At least 40 Palestinians were injured by Israeli forces’ live fire during the 34th Friday of “The Great March of Return” protests alongside the eastern borders of the besieged Gaza Strip.

    Spokesperson of the Ministry of Health in Gaza, Ashraf al-Qidra, confirmed that 40 injuries arrived to hospitals for treatment.

    Palestinian protesters had arrived at the eastern borders of the Gaza Strip to take part in protests of the 34th Friday of return and breaking the siege protests.

    Israeli soldiers deployed at the borders opened live fire at protesters in the return camp of eastern al-Breij refugee camps in the central Gaza Strip, and in return camps in eastern Rafah of the southern Gaza Strip.

    #Gaza #marcheduretour


  • Un Palestinien tué par des tirs israéliens à la frontière (ministère à Gaza)
    AFP / 14 novembre 2018 14h09
    https://www.romandie.com/news/Un-Palestinien-tu-par-des-tirs-isra-liens-la-fronti-re-minist-re-Gaza/971440.rom

    Gaza (Territoires palestiniens) - Un Palestinien a été tué mercredi dans le nord de la bande de Gaza par des tirs israéliens à la frontière, a annoncé le ministère de la Santé de l’enclave.

    Nawaf al-Aatar , 20 ans, a été tué alors qu’il pêchait les pieds dans l’eau près de la frontière, ont indiqué des sources de sécurité palestiniennes. Interrogée par l’AFP, l’armée israélienne ne s’est pas prononcée sur les faits dans un premier temps.

    #Palestine_assassinée

    • Gaza fisherman shot, killed by Israeli navy
      Nov. 14, 2018 4:57 P.M. (Updated : Nov. 14, 2018 4:57 P.M.)
      http://www.maannews.com/Content.aspx?id=781796

      GAZA CITY (Ma’an) — A Palestinian fisherman was shot and killed by Israeli naval forces, on Wednesday evening, off the coast of the northern besieged Gaza Strip.

      Spokesperson of the Gaza Ministry of Health, Ashraf al-Qidra, confirmed that one Palestinian fisherman was killed, identifying him as Nawwaf al-Attar , 20, from Beit Lahiya in the northern Gaza Strip.

      Al-Qidra added that al-Attar arrived dead to the Indonesian Hospital with an explosive bullet in his abdomen.

      Israeli naval forces had opened fire at Palestinian fishermen working at three nautical miles off the coast of the northern Gaza Strip, forcing them to head back to work at one nautical mile.

      Head of the Fishermen Committees in the Union of Agricultural Work Committees, Zakaria Bakr, had confirmed earlier Wednesday, that the Palestinian Ministry of Agriculture informed fishermen to resume work along the besieged Gaza Strip’s coast.


  • Israeli forces kill 78-year-old Palestinian in central Gaza
    Oct. 3, 2018 11:48 A.M. (Updated: Oct. 3, 2018 3:32 P.M.)
    http://www.maannews.com/Content.aspx?ID=781307

    GAZA CITY (Ma’an) — A 78-year-old Palestinian was shot and killed by Israeli forces, on Tuesday, east of the al-Maghazi refugee camp in the central besieged Gaza Strip.

    The Palestinian Ministry of Health in Gaza announced, on Wednesday, that 78-year-old Palestinian, Ibrahim Ahmad Nassar al-Arouqi , was shot and killed with two live bullets fired by Israeli forces on Tuesday.

    The ministry confirmed the news after several hours of investigation, that took place after al-Arouqi was shot on Tuesday, to determine that the bullet was Israeli.

    According to the ministry, since “The Great March of Return” began on March 30th, 193 Palestinians were killed, including 34 children, and 21,150 Palestinians were injured, including 4,200 children and 1,950 women, of whom 5,300 were injured due to Israeli live ammunition, while 464 of the injured were in serious condition.

    #Palestine_assassinée

    • Israeli Soldiers Kill Elderly Palestinian Farmer in Central Gaza
      October 3, 2018 6:13 PM
      http://imemc.org/article/israeli-soldiers-fatally-shoot-elderly-palestinian-farmer-in-central-gaza

      Israeli military forces have shot and killed an elderly Palestinian farmer in the central part of the Gaza Strip, as anti-occupation rallies continue unabated along the border between the besieged coastal enclave and Israeli-occupied territories.

      Gazan Health Ministry spokesperson Ashraf al-Qidra said the 78-year-old Palestinian, identified as Ibrahim al-Arrouqi, was transported to Al-Aqsa Martyrs Hospital in Deir al-Balah, located over 14 kilometers (8.7 miles) south of Gaza City, where he succumbed to his injuries.

      Palestinian sources, requesting anonymity, said the elderly man had been shot in the back, while working in his land east of Maghazi refugee camp, according to Press TV/Al Ray.


  • » Israeli Soldiers Kill Seven Palestinians, Including Two Children, Injure 506, In Gaza–
    IMEMC News - September 29, 2018 2:20 AM
    http://imemc.org/article/israeli-soldiers-kill-seven-palestinians-including-two-children-injure-506-in

    The Palestinian Health Ministry has reported, Friday, that Israeli soldiers killed seven Palestinians, including two children, and injured 506 others, including 90 with live fire; three of them suffered serious wounds, during the Great Return March processions, in the Gaza Strip.

    Dr. Ashraf al-Qedra, the spokesperson of the Health Ministry in Gaza, said, “the types of injuries, and the deliberate use of sniper fire against the protesters, reflect one of the bloodiest and most brutal military assaults against the processions in the Gaza Strip, since the massacre of May 14.”

    Dr. al-Qedra stated that 506 Palestinians suffered various types of injuries, 210 of them were moved to hospitals, and added that 90 of the injured were shot with live fire, including three who suffered life-threatening wounds.

    He also said that among the wounded are 35 children, four women, four medics (including one with live fire,) and two journalists.
    Dr. al-Qedra stated that 506 Palestinians suffered various types of injuries, 210 of them were moved to hospitals, and added that 90 of the injured were shot with live fire, including three who suffered life-threatening wounds.

    He also said that among the wounded are 35 children, four women, four medics (including one with live fire,) and two journalists.

    The soldiers killed Mohammad Ali Mohammad Anshassi, 18, and Nasser Azmi Misbih, 12 , east of Khan Younis, in the southern part of the Gaza Strip.


    In Gaza city, Israeli army sharpshooters killed Eyad Khalil Ahmad Sha’er , 18, who was killed east of the city, Mohammad Bassam Shakhsa, 24, from the Sheja’eyya neighborhood, east of Gaza city, and Mohammad Waleed Haniyya , 24, from the Shati refugee camp. Their corpses were moved to the Shifa Medical Center, west of Gaza city.
    Eyad Khalil Sha’er
    Mohammad Bassam Shakhsa
    Mohammad Waleed Haniyya
    Furthermore, an army sharpshooter killed a child, identified as Mohammad Nayef al-Houm, 14, with a live round in the chest, east of the al-Boreij refugee camp, in central Gaza, before his corpse was moved to Al-Aqsa Hospital, in Deir al-Balah.
    Mohammad Nayef al-Houm
    The soldiers also killed Mohammad Ashraf al-Awawda, 23, from the al-Boreij refugee camp, in central Gaza.
    Mohammad Ashraf al-Awawda
    Thousands of Palestinians participated in the Great Return March procession, along the perimeter fence, across the eastern parts besieged Gaza Strip, for the 24th consecutive Friday, while many burnt tires, and a few managed to cross the fence.

    #Palestine_assassinée #marcheduretour

    • Bande de Gaza : sept Palestiniens tués par des soldats israéliens
      https://www.france24.com/fr/20180929-bande-gaza-sept-palestiniens-tues-soldats-israeliens
      Dernière modification : 29/09/2018

      Sept Palestiniens, dont deux adolescents, qui manifestaient à la frontière entre la bande de Gaza et Israël ont été tués vendredi par des militaires israéliens. Tsahal affirme avoir risposté à des jets d’engins explosifs et de pierres.

      Des militaires israéliens ont tué vendredi 28 septembre sept Palestiniens qui manifestaient à la frontière entre la bande de Gaza et Israël dans le cadre du mouvement de protestation hebdomadaire lancé il y a six mois, ont annoncé les services de santé de l’enclave palestinienne.

      Ils font également état de 505 blessés, dont 89 par balle. Parmi les sept Palestiniens tués, figurent deux adolescents de 12 et 14 ans.

      L’armée israélienne a déclaré que les soldats avaient été attaqués par des manifestants qui lançaient dans leur direction des engins explosifs et des pierres.

      Selon le ministère de la Santé dans l’enclave palestinienne, il s’agit de la journée la plus sanglante depuis le 14 mai qui avait vu la mort de plus de 60 Palestiniens lors de violences coïncidant avec l’inauguration de l’ambassade des États-Unis à Jérusalem, un motif d’indignation pour les Palestiniens.

    • Gaza : Israël poursuit ses tueries en toute impunité
      29 septembre 2018 - 29 septembre 2018 – Ma’an News – Traduction : Chronique Palestine
      http://www.chroniquepalestine.com/gaza-israel-poursuit-ses-tueries-en-toute-impunite

      Ma’an News – Sept Palestiniens, dont 2 enfants, ont été assassinés par l’occupant israélien dans des manifestations à Gaza.

      Sept Palestiniens, dont deux enfants, ont été abattus ce vendredi après-midi par les forces israéliennes lors de manifestations à l’est de la clôture qui encercle la bande de Gaza assiégée.

      Le ministère palestinien de la Santé à Gaza a confirmé que 7 Palestiniens avaient été assassinés, identifiés comme étant un garçon de 14 ans, Muhammad Nayif al-Hum du camp de réfugiés d’Al-Breij, tué d’une balle dans la poitrine, Iyad al-Shaer, de 18 ans et Muhammad Walid Haniyeh, de 23 ans, du camp de réfugiés d’al Shate, et Muhammad Bassam Shakhsa, 25 ans, tous résidents de la ville de Gaza.

      Le ministère a identifié les trois victimes restantes comme étant Nasser Azmi Musbeh, âgé de 12 ans, et Muhammad Ali Anshashi, âgé de 18 ans, tous deux abattus dans la partie est de Khan Younis, dans le sud de la bande de Gaza, aux côtés de Muhammad Ashraf al-Awawdeh, âgé de 26 ans, qui a été déclaré mort à l’hôpital al-Shifa après avoir subi des blessures graves au camp de réfugiés d’Al Breij, dans l’est de l’enclave.

      Le porte-parole du ministère, Ashraf al-Qidra, a confirmé qu’environ 506 Palestiniens avaient été blessés lors des manifestations, dont 90 avec balles réelles, 3 d’entre eux étant dans un état critique.

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      7 Palestinians, including 2 children, killed in Gaza protests
      Sept. 29, 2018 10:42 A.M. (Updated : Sept. 29, 2018 3:23 P.M.)
      http://www.maannews.com/Content.aspx?id=781253


  • » Israeli Soldiers Kills A Child In Southern Gaza
    IMEMC News - September 20, 2018 5:42 AM
    http://imemc.org/article/israeli-soldiers-kills-a-child-in-southern-gaza

    Israeli soldiers killed, on Wednesday night, a Palestinian child from Rafah, in the southern part of the Gaza Strip, and injured many Palestinians in several parts of the coastal region.

    The Health Ministry in Gaza said the soldiers killed Mo’men Ibrahim Abu Eyada, 15 , from Rafah, after shooting him with a live round in the head, east of the city.

    According to Israeli Ynet News, the army said they “had no knowledge of any casualties or any live fire used by the soldiers,” and added that “only a very few officials were available for comments, because Israel was marking the Yom Kippur fast day.”

    Furthermore, the soldiers fired dozens of live rounds, and high-velocity gas bombs, at Palestinian protesters near the perimeter fence, east of Deir al-Balah, in central Gaza, wounding six Palestinians with live fire, and causing many to suffer the effects of teargas inhalation.

    The two Palestinians were rushed to the Al-Aqsa Hospital in Deir al-Balah, while the medics provided the needed treatment to scores of Palestinians who suffered the effects of teargas inhalation, in addition to various cuts and bruises.

    #Palestine_assassinée

    • Palestinian teen shot dead by Israeli forces in Gaza
      Sept. 20, 2018 10:30 A.M. (Updated: Sept. 21, 2018 1:11 P.M.)
      http://www.maannews.com/Content.aspx?id=781136

      GAZA CITY (Ma’an) — A Palestinian teen was shot and killed by Israeli forces, while three others were injured during protests on Wednesday night, east of Rafah in the southern besieged Gaza Strip.

      Ashraf al-Qidra, the spokesperson for the Palestinian Ministry of Health in Gaza, confirmed that a 15-year-old Palestinian was killed after Israeli forces fired live ammunition at him.

      The ministry identified the killed teen as Muamen Abu Eyada , from the al-Brazil neighborhood in Rafah in southern Gaza.

      The ministry added that three other Palestinians were injured during the protests due to Israeli live ammunition.
      The identity and condition of the three injured remained unknown.

      Muamen’s killing comes after the people of Gaza marched on Wednesday in the funeral processions of four Palestinians, who were killed the day before by Israel.

      Throughout the unrest, rights groups have repeatedly denounced what they have termed Israeli forces’ “shoot-to-kill” policy against Palestinians who did not constitute a threat at the time of their death or who could have been subdued in a non-lethal manner.


  • A #Gaza, la stratégie de l’armée israélienne mise en cause par le grand nombre de blessés par balles
    http://www.lemonde.fr/proche-orient/article/2018/04/27/a-gaza-la-strategie-de-l-armee-israelienne-mise-en-cause-par-le-grand-nombre

    Contrairement à l’usage, les moyens non létaux ne sont pas privilégiés. Selon l’armée, le vent rabattrait le gaz lacrymogène ; les balles en caoutchouc et les canons à eaux seraient inefficaces du fait des distances.

    Un sentiment d’#impunité

    « Il est SCANDALEUX de tirer sur des #enfants ! », s’est emporté sur Twitter le coordinateur spécial des Nations unies (ONU) pour le processus de paix, Nikolaï Mladenov, après la mort d’un adolescent de 14 ans, le 20 avril, d’une balle dans la tête.


  • Israeli forces kill Palestinian along southern Gaza border
    April 12, 2018 9:29 P.M. (Updated: April 12, 2018 9:57 P.M.)
    http://www.maannews.com/Content.aspx?ID=780025

    GAZA CITY (Ma’an) — Israeli forces shot and killed a Palestinian man on Thursday along the border of the southern Gaza Strip, according to the Palestinian Ministry of Health.

    The ministry spokesperson, Ashraf al-Qidra, announced that a man identified as Abdullah Muhammad Shahri, 28, was shot in the chest during ongoing protests, east of the southern Gaza Strip city of Khan Younis.

    Shahri was evacuated to the European Hospital in Khan Younis, and was pronounced dead shortly after.

    Shahri’s death brought the number of Palestinians killed during protests along the Gaza border to 30, since the “Great March of Return” began on March 30.

    #Palestine_assassinée #marcheduretour


  • » Two more Palestinians, including a journalist, killed in Friday border protests in Gaza– IMEMC News
    http://imemc.org/article/two-more-palestinians-including-a-journalist-killed-in-friday-border-protests

    The Palestinian Health Ministry reported that two Palestinian civilians, including a photojournalist, were injured on Friday at the border protests, and died of their injuries overnight.

    The two were wounded when Israeli soldiers attacked protesters who were gathered in the north, east, and southern borders of Gaza. They were identified as Yassar Mortaja, 31 (journalist), and Hamza Abdul-al, 20 .

    Dr. Ashraf al-Qidra, spokesperson of the Palestinian Health Ministry in Gaza, said that photojournalist Yassar Mortaja , 31, died of a gunshot wound he sustained on Friday while documenting the protest. He was wearing a Press vest and was clearly performing his duty as a journalist when he was targeted by the Israeli sharpshooters stationed at the military base on the Gaza border.


    Dr. al-Qidra reported that Mortaja was shot with a live round in his abdomen while covering a protest in east Khan Younis, near the border fence that imprisons Gaza. He was rushed to the hospital, where he died after several hours.
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    Hamza Abdul-al , 20, from Zoweida village in Deir al-Baleh District in central Gaza, also died Friday night of injuries sustained during the protest earlier that day. Dr. Ashraf al-Qidra of the Palestinian Health Ministry confirmed his death at the hospital where he was taken after being shot with a live round by Israeli forces.

    Following the death of the two Palestinians, Dr. al-Qidra said that the Israeli soldiers have killed ten Palestinian civilians in Gaza on Friday April 6th and injured 1,354, including 491 shot with live rounds and expanding bullets. 33 of those who were shot are still in critical condition.

    Doctors at the Gaza Central Hospital reported that many of those who were injured by live fire were hit by expanding bullets, which tear apart internal organs and tissues once they enter the body. These types of bullets are illegal under international law for use against a civilian population.

    #Palestine_assassinée #marcheduretour


  • 22-year-old Palestinian 8th to be killed by Israeli forces in massive Gaza protests
    March 30, 2018 5:22 P.M. (Updated: March 30, 2018 5:22 P.M.)
    http://www.maannews.com/Content.aspx?ID=779988

    GAZA CITY (Ma’an) — Israeli forces shot and killed a 22-year-old Palestinian from Gaza on Friday afternoon, bringing the death toll to eight, as thousands of Palestinians took to the border with Israel in what is being called “The Great March of Return,” as Palestinian refugees demand their right to return to their homelands inside historic Palestine, now present-day Israel.

    Ashraf al-Qidra, the spokesman for the Gaza Ministry of Health released a statement identifying the eight slain Palestinian as Abd al-Fattah abd al-Nabi.

    Meanwhile, al-Qidra reported that over 500 Palestinians had been injured.

    Leading up to the march, the Israeli army released a statement saying it had declared the border area along Gaza a “closed military zone,” meaning that any Palestinian who got close to the border fence could risk getting shot.

    #Palestine_assassinée #marcheduretour


  • Palestinian fisherman killed by Egyptian naval forces
    Jan. 13, 2018 1:55 P.M. (Updated: Jan. 13, 2018 3:56 P.M.)
    http://www.maannews.com/Content.aspx?ID=779749

    GAZA CITY (Ma’an) — A Palestinian fisherman was killed on Saturday morning around dawn by the Egyptian navy off the coast of the southern Gaza Strip.

    Spokesperson of the Gaza Ministry of Health Ashraf al-Qidra said in a statement that Abdullah Ramadan Zeidan , 33, was shot by the Egyptian navy with live ammunition to the chest.

    #Palestine_assassinée #Égypte


  • » Army Kills A Teen, Injures Three Others, In Central Gaza– IMEMC News
    January 11, 2018 10:10 PM
    http://imemc.org/article/army-kills-a-teen-injures-three-others-in-central-gaza

    Israeli soldier killed, on Thursday evening, a Palestinian teenage boy, and injured three others, after the army attacked protesters, east of the al-Boreij refugee camp, in central Gaza.

    Palestinian medical sources said the soldiers shot Amir Abdul-Hamid Abu Mosa’ed , 16, with a live round in his chest.

    They added that the soldiers also shot three other Palestinians with live fire, including one who suffered a life-threatening injury.

    Media sources in Gaza said dozens of Palestinians marched on their lands, close to the border fence in central Gaza, before the soldiers fired many live rounds, in addition to gas bombs and rubber-coated steel bullets at them.

    Many Palestinians suffered the effects of teargas inhalation, and received the needed medical treatment.

    #Palestine_assassinée #GAZA

    • Abu Musaed et Ali Omar Kino, âgés de 16 ans, assassinés par les troupes israéliennes d’occupation
      12 janvier 2018 – Ma’an News – Traduction : Chronique de Palestine
      http://chroniquepalestine.com/abu-musaed-ali-omar-kino-ages-de-16-ans-assassines-troupes-israe

      Ma’an News – Deux adolescents palestiniens ont été abattus par les forces israéliennes d’occupation, tandis que trois autres ont été blessés lors d’affrontements vendredi dans la bande de Gaza assiégée et en Cisjordanie occupée.

      Dans la bande de Gaza, des dizaines de jeunes palestiniens se sont rendus à la barrière de séparation avec Israël, à l’est du camp de réfugiés al-Bureij dans le centre de Gaza, pour protester contre la reconnaissance par le président Donald Trump de Jérusalem comme capitale d’Israël.

      Les forces israéliennes ont ouvert le feu sur les manifestants, qui ont lancé des pierres vers la barrière, à des dizaines de mètres des forces israéliennes d’occupation.

      Le porte-parole du ministère de la Santé de Gaza, Ashraf al-Qidra, a déclaré qu’ Amir Abd al-Hamid Abu Musaed , âgé de 16 ans, avait été abattu d’une balle tirée dans la poitrine.

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  • Palestinian succumbs to wounds sustained in Gaza clashes last week
    Dec. 23, 2017 3:02 P.M. (Updated: Dec. 23, 2017 3:05 P.M.)
    http://www.maannews.com/Content.aspx?ID=779678

    GAZA CITY (Ma’an) — A Palestinian in Gaza died early Saturday morning after succumbing to wounds he sustained last Sunday during clashes with Israeli forces near the eastern border of the Gaza Strip.

    Spokesperson of the Gaza Ministry of Health, Ashraf al-Qidra, said that 28-year-old Sharif Abed Shalash succumbed to a wound he sustained last Sunday, when Israeli forces shot him in the stomach with live ammunition during protests along the Gaza border with Israel.

    Shalash had been in the Intensive Care Unit since his injury. He was participating in protests against US President Donald Trump’s decision to recognize Jerusalem as the capital of Israel, which have been ongoing since Trump’s announcement earlier this month.

    Shalash is the 13th Palestinian — 11 of whom were from Gaza — to have been killed by Israeli forces since the announcement. On Friday, two Palestinians were shot dead along the Gaza border during clashes with Israeli forces.

    #Palestine_assassinée

    • Manifestations pour Jérusalem : un Palestinien de Gaza succombe à ses blessures
      afp , le 23/12/2017
      https://www.la-croix.com/Monde/Manifestations-Jerusalem-Palestinien-Gaza-succombe-blessures-2017-12-23-13

      Un Palestinien de Gaza est décédé samedi après avoir été blessé il y a plusieurs jours par un tir israélien lors des protestations contre la reconnaissance par les Etats-Unis de Jérusalem comme capitale d’Israël, a annoncé le ministère palestinien de la Santé.

      Sharif al Abed Shalash , 28 ans, originaire de Jabaliya, avait été blessé dimanche dernier lors d’une manifestation dans cette ville du nord de la bande de Gaza, selon Achraf al-Qodra, porte-parole de ce ministère.

      Il est décédé samedi, et sa mort porte à 11 le nombre de Palestiniens tués dans les violences ayant éclaté après l’annonce de Donald Trump le 6 décembre.


  • 15-year-old Palestinian killed, 2 injured by Israeli shelling in Rafah
    March 22, 2017 9:50 A.M. (Updated: March 22, 2017 11:21 A.M.)
    http://www.maannews.com/Content.aspx?ID=776051

    GAZA CITY (Ma’an) — An 15-year-old Palestinian was killed and two other Palestinians were injured by Israeli shelling in eastern Rafah city in the southern Gaza Strip before dawn on Wednesday.

    Locals told Ma’an that Israeli drones were also flying overhead as the sound of gunshots and explosions were heard.

    Spokesperson for Gaza’s Ministry of Health Ashraf al-Qidra said in a statement that Youssef Shaaban Abu Athra , 15, was killed while two others sustained multiple injuries from shrapnel as a result of the artillery fire. He was initially reported to be 18-years-old.

    The two injured were taken to the Abu Youssef Najjar Hospital in Rafah for treatment. Their identities and their medical conditions remained unknown.

    An Israeli army spokesperson told Ma’an that Israel forces had “detected three suspects” near Israel’s military border fence in southern Gaza, and that Israeli forces responded by “firing with a tank toward the suspect,” adding that “one hit was confirmed.”

    However the spokesperson did not explicitly acknowledge that someone had been killed or elaborate on what had been suspicious about their behavior.

    According to Israel news site Ynet, the Israeli army was investigating whether the three Palestinians “were trying to plant an explosive device.”

    In a separate incident in southern Gaza on Wednesday morning, witnesses told Ma’an that four Israeli bulldozers raided the town of al-Qarrara in northern part of Khan Yunis, escorted by several Israeli military vehicles deployed inside the Gaza’s borders.

    Witnesses said that Israeli soldiers indiscriminately opened fire at Palestinian farmers tending to their lands there, however no injuries were reported.

    #Palestine_assassinée

    • In Excessive Use of Lethal Force, Israeli forces Kill Child and Wound Young Man in Southern Gaza Strip
      March 22, 2017
      http://pchrgaza.org/en/?p=8940

      In a new crime of excessive use of force, on 22 March 2017, Israeli forces killed a Palestinian civilian and seriously wounded a young man after firing artillery shells at them when both civilians were near the border fence with Israel in al-Shokah village, east of Rafah City. The investigations conducted by the Palestinian Center for Human Rights (PCHR) emphasized that the shelling incident violates the principle of necessity and distinction during which the use of force was excessive, especially the victims were only civilians and unarmed.

      According to PCHR’s investigations and the testimony of an eyewitness, at approximately 00:00, Israeli forces stationed along the border fence off al-Nahdah neighborhood in al-Shokah village, east of Rafah City, fired around 15 artillery shells at 3 Palestinian civilians, who were only 300 meters away from the above-mentioned fence. According to the eyewitness, those civilians intended to sneak into Israel for work. The artillery shells directly hit one of them namely Yousif Sha’ban Ahmed Abu ‘Azrah (16), from al-Shabourah refugee camp in Rafah City, to the upper part of his body. Meanwhile, Mohammed Wahid ‘Atallah al-‘Akar (25), from Yibna refugee camp in Rafah, sustained shrapnel wounds to the chest and abdomen. The child died on the spot while al-‘Akar was transferred to the European Hospital in Khan Younis due to his serious wounds. The Palestinian Red Crescent Society (PRCS) said to PCHR’s fieldworker that the Palestinian Liaison told the PRCS they received information from the Israeli Liaison there is a dead body in the aforementioned area. The PRCS immediately headed to the scene to find the child’s dead body 300 meters away from the fence while they found al-‘Akar lying around 500 meters away from the fence. It should be mentioned that since the beginning of 2017, the Israeli forces have killed a Palestinian civilian and wounded 21 others, including 3 children.


  • 2 Palestinians killed, 5 injured in reported airstrike on southern Gaza tunnel
    Feb. 9, 2017 9:41 A.M. (Updated: Feb. 9, 2017 11:01 A.M.)
    http://www.maannews.com/Content.aspx?ID=775384

    The bodies of Hussam al-Sufi and Muhammad al-Aqraa, two Palestinians killed in an airstrike in southern Gaza on Feb. 9, 2017.

    GAZA (Ma’an) — Two Palestinians were killed and five were injured during a reported airstrike on a smuggling tunnel between Egypt and Gaza on Wednesday night, official Palestinian sources said.

    Gaza Ministry of Health spokesman Ashraf al-Qidra said on Thursday that Hussam Hamid al-Sufi , 24, from the town of Rafah, and Muhammad Anwar al-Aqraa , a 38-year-old resident of Gaza City, were killed in an Israeli airstrike in Rafah, while five other Palestinians were injured.

    An Israeli army spokesperson however denied to Ma’an that the army was involved in the reported strike.

    However, Israeli media stated that the alleged tunnel attack came in the wake of four rockets being fired from the blockaded Palestinian territory towards the southern Israeli city of Eilat. No casualties were reported in the incident.

    The casualties came in the wake of multiple airstrikes launched by the Israeli army inside the Gaza Strip on Monday which injured two Palestinians, after a rocket that landed in an open area in the Ashkelon region of southern Israel.

    The Gaza-based al-Mezan Center for Human Rights expressed concern on Tuesday that Israel could be leading up to a wide-scale military offensive.

    The rights group called on the international community to “act promptly against Israel’s military escalation, to fulfill their obligations to protect civilians, and ensure respect for the rules of international law,” stressing that “acting before a full-scale military bombardment is launched is crucial to ensuring the protection of Palestinian civilians in the Gaza Strip.” (...)

    #Palestine_assassinée
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    Deux Palestiniens tués près de la frontière Egypte-Gaza (Hamas)
    AFP / 09 février 2017 06h35
    http://www.romandie.com/news/Deux-Palestiniens-tues-pres-de-la-frontiere-EgypteGaza-Hamas/773228.rom

    Gaza (Territoires palestiniens) - Deux Palestiniens ont été tués et cinq blessés dans la nuit de mercredi à jeudi près de la frontière entre l’Egypte et la bande de Gaza, a indiqué le ministère de la Santé du territoire palestinien gouverné par le Hamas islamiste.

    Le ministère a incriminé une frappe israélienne. Interrogée par l’AFP, l’armée israélienne a dit ne « pas avoir connaissance » d’une telle frappe.

    Hossam al-Soufi, 24 ans, et Mohammed al-Aqra, 38 ans, ont été tués, et cinq autres personnes blessées par une frappe israélienne du côté égyptien de la frontière, dans le Sinaï, a dit le porte-parole du ministère Achraf al-Qoudra.

    Les circonstances de la mort des deux hommes étaient cependant très peu claires.

    Les faits sont survenus quelques heures après le tir de plusieurs roquettes mercredi soir à partir du Sinaï, en Egypte, vers la station balnéaire israélienne d’Eilat, sur la mer Rouge.

    Le Sinaï est frontalier d’Israël à l’est et de la bande de Gaza sur quelques kilomètres dans l’extrémité nord de la péninsule. Les deux morts palestiniennes sont survenues bien plus au nord que les tirs de roquettes de mercredi soir. Ces roquettes n’ont pas fait de blessé, a dit l’armée israélienne.

    Le Sinaï est le théâtre d’affrontements sanglants entre soldats et policiers égyptiens contre des membres de l’organisation appelée Province du Sinaï, la branche égyptienne du groupe jihadiste Etat Islamique (EI).(...)


  • Israeli forces continue airstrikes in Gaza, 2 Palestinians injured
    Feb. 6, 2017 9:33 P.M. (Updated : Feb. 6, 2017 9:33 P.M.)
    http://www.maannews.com/Content.aspx?ID=775335

    GAZA CITY (Ma’an) —Israeli forces resumed attacks on the besieged Gaza Strip Monday evening, injuring two Palestinians, after injuring two Palestinians earlier Monday in a series of Israeli army airstrikes in northern Gaza, in response to a rocket that landed in an open area in the Ashkelon region of southern Israel Monday morning.

    Witnesses told Ma’an that at least eight Israeli missiles were fired at several locations across the besieged coastal enclave.

    One airstrike hit agricultural land in the center of Khan Younis city in the southern Gaza Strip. A spokesman of the Gaza ministry of health Ashraf al-Qidra confirmed that two people were injured in Khan Younis.

    According to locals, the airstrikes hit a “resistance” military post as well as an agricultural area east of Gaza City in the northern Gaza Strip, in addition to the al-Shujaiyya neighborhood in Gaza City, causing damages to several residential buildings.

    The air strikes also hit agricultural lands east of al-Maghazi and al-Bureij refugee camps in the central Gaza Strip.

    Palestinian factions released statements warning of the consequences of the ongoing Israeli attacks on the coastal enclave.

    A spokesman of Hamas movement Hazim Qasim said the current escalation represented “a new chain in the series of ongoing Israeli occupation’s assaults against the Palestinian people and the Gaza Strip.”

    The Islamic Jihad movement said in a statement that “Palestinian resistance holds the Israeli occupation responsible for the ongoing and future attacks on the Gaza Strip.”

    #GAZA


  • 1 killed, 3 Injured by Israeli forces in Gaza clashes
    Nov. 18, 2016 9:04 P.M. (Updated : Nov. 18, 2016 9:54 P.M.)
    http://www.maannews.com/Content.aspx?ID=774028

    GAZA (Ma’an) — A Palestinian man was killed and three others were injured by Israeli forces during clashes east of al-Bureij refugee camp near the “buffer zone” in the central Gaza Strip, and near the Nahal Oz border crossing in eastern Gaza.

    Ministry of Health Spokesman Ashraf al-Qidrah said Muhammad Abu Sada , 26, from al-Nusayrat in the central Gaza Strip was killed after Israeli soldiers shot him in the chest during the clashes near al-Bureij.

    Al-Qidrah said two others were injured near al-Bureij, while a third was injured near Nahal Oz.

    #Palestine_assassinée

    • Muhammad Abu Sada, assassiné par les troupes israéliennes d’occupation
      18 novembre 2016 – Ma’an News – Traduction : Chronique de Palestine
      http://chroniquepalestine.com/muhammad-abu-sada-assassine-troupes-israeliennes-occupation

      Ma’an News – Muhammad Abu Sada , jeune Palestinien de la bande de Gaza, a été tué et trois autres ont été blessés par les forces israéliennes d’occupation lors d’affrontements à l’est du camp de réfugiés d’al-Bureij, près de la « zone tampon » au centre de la bande de Gaza et près du poste frontalier de Nahal Oz à l’est de Gaza.

      Le porte-parole du ministère de la Santé, Ashraf al-Qidrah, a déclaré que Muhammad Abu Sada, âgé de 26 ans orginaire d’Al-Nusayrat, dans le centre de la bande de Gaza, a été tué après que des soldats israéliens lui ont tiré dans la poitrine lors d’affrontements près d’Al Bureij.

      Al-Qidrah a déclaré également que deux autres Palestiniens ont été blessés près d’al-Bureij, tandis qu’un troisième a été blessé près de Nahal Oz. (...)


  • Palestinian child killed by bullet in Gaza, Israel denies responsibility
    http://www.maannews.com/Content.aspx?ID=773540

    GAZA (Ma’an) — A Palestinian child was allegedly killed by Israeli forces on Wednesday in the southern Gaza Strip evening, while Israeli authorities denied responsibility in his death.

    Gaza Ministry of Health spokesperson Ashraf al-Qidra told Ma’an that 10-year-old Abdullah Nasser Atwa Abu Mdeif was shot in the back by a bullet on Wednesday evening in the al-Qarrara area east of Khan Yunis.

    Abdullah was later pronounced dead at the Nasser Hospital in Khan Yunis

    Al-Qidra said that the child was killed by a bullet fired by Israeli forces deployed in the area.

    However, an Israeli army spokesperson told Ma’an that they “were aware of the incident, but not of (Israeli army) involvement.”

    Meanwhile, Israeli Coordinator of Government Activities in the Territories Yoav Poly Mordechai denied in a statement posted on his Facebook page that the child, which he identified as “Abdullah Abu Mdeif, 13, from Khan Yunis,” was killed by Israeli forces, claiming that he had died after shots were fired in the air during a wedding in the area.

    Abdullah may be the 30th Palestinian to be killed by Israeli forces in the besieged Gaza Strip since Oct. 1, 2015, the majority of whom died during clashes, Israeli airstrikes or shelling.

    #Palestine_assassinée

    • Un enfant palestinien tué le long de la frontière entre Gaza et Israël
      Publié le 12/10/2016
      http://www.ouest-france.fr/monde/israel/un-enfant-palestinien-tue-le-long-de-la-frontiere-entre-gaza-et-israel-

      Un enfant palestinien de 10 ans a été tué mercredi le long de la frontière entre la bande de Gaza et Israël, a-t-on annoncé de sources palestiniennes, tandis que l’armée israélienne a démenti tout échange de tirs dans le secteur.

      Ashraf al-Qudra, porte-parole du ministère de la Santé du Hamas dans la bande de Gaza, a affirmé que l’enfant avait été tué par des soldats israéliens qui ont tiré dans le secteur de Khan Younes, dans le sud-est de la bande de Gaza.

      « Abdullah al-Naseef, dix ans, a été tué par des tirs de l’occupant (israélien) près de sa maison située dans la municipalité de Qarara près de Khan Younes », a affirmé le porte-parole.
      L’armée israélienne dément

      Des témoins palestiniens ont affirmé que l’armée israélienne avait ouvert le feu à partir d’une base militaire située près de la frontière.

      « Nous ne sommes au courant d’aucun incident », a quant à lui dit une porte-parole de l’armée israélienne.

      La radio publique israélienne citant des sources militaires a annoncé que l’enfant avait apparemment été tué à la suite d’un accident lié à des tirs de joie de Palestiniens au cours d’une cérémonie organisée dans le village.


  • Gaza: un Palestinien tué dans des heurts avec des soldats israéliens
    AFP / 09 septembre 2016 19h54
    http://www.romandie.com/news/Gaza-un-Palestinien-tue-dans-des-heurts-avec-des-soldats-israeliens/735308.rom

    Gaza (Territoires palestiniens) - Un jeune Palestinien a été tué vendredi dans des heurts avec des soldats israéliens près de la barrière de sécurité israélienne qui longe la bande de Gaza, a indiqué le porte-parole du ministère de la Santé palestinien.

    Abdel Rahman Dabbagh , âgé de 16 ans, a été tué d’une balle réelle dans la tête, a précisé le porte-parole du ministère de la Santé Achraf al-Qodra.

    Selon des témoins sur place, le jeune homme lançait, avec des dizaines d’autres Palestiniens, des pierres sur les soldats israéliens de l’autre côté de la barrière.

    L’incident s’est produit à l’est du camp de réfugiés d’Al-Bureij, dans le centre de l’enclave palestinienne, a précisé M. Qodra.

    Des dizaines de Palestiniens manifestent tous les vendredis près de la barrière de sécurité avec Israël. Les manifestations dégénèrent parfois en affrontements avec les soldats israéliens postés de l’autre côté.

    Jérusalem, les Territoires palestiniens et Israël sont en proie à des tensions qui se sont atténuées récemment, mais qui ont coûté la vie à 224 Palestiniens, 34 Israéliens, deux Américains, un Erythréen et un Soudanais depuis le 1er octobre 2015, selon un décompte de l’AFP.

    La plupart des Palestiniens tués sont des auteurs ou auteurs présumés d’attaques. D’autres ont été tués dans des heurts avec des soldats israéliens en Cisjordanie et le long de la barrière qui entoure la bande de Gaza.

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    Israeli forces kill 18-year-old Palestinian in Gaza after shooting him in head during protests
    Sept. 9, 2016 8:04 P.M. (Updated: Sept. 9, 2016 10:14 P.M.)
    http://www.maannews.com/Content.aspx?id=773079

    BETHLEHEM (Ma’an) — An 18-year-old Palestinian in Gaza was killed by Israeli forces on Friday after a soldier shot the youth in the head during protests east of al-Bureij refugee camp near the border between the besieged enclave and Israel.

    Ministry of Health spokesman Ashraf al-Qidra identified the youth as Abd al-Rahman Ahmad al-Dabbagh and confirmed the 18-year-old had been shot in the head. He was rushed to the Al-Aqsa hospital where he was pronounced dead on arrival.

    Meanwhile, another Palestinian was injured with live fire during clashes near Nahal Oz east of al-Shujaiyya in the Gaza Strip.

    Witnesses told Ma’an that dozens of youths had gathered in several areas near the border with Israel, as clashes erupted with Israeli forces who opened live fire at the protestors.

    An Israeli army spokesperson told Ma’an that a “violent riot erupted” near the border with Gaza, as “dozens of rioters breached the buffer zone” — a unilaterally declared area in Gaza’s territory near the separation barrier. According to the spokesperson “in an attempt to prevent an escalation of violence,” Israeli forces used tear gas in order to disperse the “riot.”

    However, the spokesperson denied that Israeli forces had used live fire on the protestors, saying that although the Israeli army had heard reports of an 18-year-old being shot in the head, it was “not caused by the (Israeli army).”

    #Palestine_assassinée


  • Israeli airstrike kills 10-year-old Palestinian, injures 1
    March 12, 2016 9:31 A.M. (Updated : March 12, 2016 3:40 P.M.)
    http://www.maannews.com/Content.aspx?id=770660

    GAZA CITY (Ma’an) — A ten-year-old Palestinian was killed and his sister seriously injured in an Israeli airstrike launched early Saturday in the northern Gaza Strip after rockets were fired from the besieged enclave.

    Gaza Ministry of Health spokesman Ashraf al-Qidra confirmed the death of Yasin Suleiman Abu Khusah,10 , and told Ma’an his six-year-old sister Israa had sustained serious head injuries during the strike.

    A Ma’an reporter based in Gaza said the children were in their house at the time of the strike, located in northwestern Beit Lahiya, adding that the family was still living in their home that was partially destroyed during the most recent Israeli offensive on Gaza in 2014.

    Israa was transferred to the Shifa Medical Center in Gaza City from the Indonesian Hospital in Beit Lahiya due to critical injuries, al-Qidra said.

    The Israeli army said the Israeli air force targeted four Hamas sites in the northern Gaza Strip after four rockets were fired from Gaza Friday evening.

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    6-year-old Palestinian dies from wounds after Israeli airstrike
    March 12, 2016 2:56 P.M. (Updated : March 12, 2016 3:36 P.M.)

    http://www.maannews.com/Content.aspx?id=770671
    GAZA CITY (Ma’an) — A six-year-old Palestinian girl on Saturday succumbed to wounds sustained earlier in the day when her home was hit during Israeli airstrikes in the northern Gaza Strip.

    Gaza’s Ministry of Health spokesman Ashraf al-Qidra confirmed that Israa Abu Khussa had died due to critical injuries. Her death came hours after her 10-year-old brother,Yasin, was killed in the strike and buried in the al-Salatin cemetery.

    #Palestine_assassinée

    • Deux enfants tués dans un raid israélien nocturne à Gaza
      AFP / 12 mars 2016 17h35
      http://www.romandie.com/news/684836.rom

      Gaza (Territoires palestiniens) - Une fillette palestinienne de six ans et son frère de 10 ans ont péri dans un raid aérien israélien mené samedi avant l’aube dans la bande de Gaza en représailles à des tirs de roquettes sur Israël, selon des sources médicales.

      Israa Abou Khoussa, six ans, a succombé après avoir été grièvement blessée lors d’un raid sur le village de Beit Lahiya dans le nord de la bande de Gaza, dans lequel son frère Yassine, 10 ans a été tué sur le coup, ont affirmé les sources médicales palestiniennes.

      Vendredi soir, l’armée israélienne a annoncé que des roquettes avaient été tirées depuis l’enclave palestinienne vers Israël, sans faire de victime.

      Comme après chaque tir similaire, l’aviation israélienne a riposté et mené avant l’aube quatre raids contre des bases de la branche armée du mouvement islamiste Hamas, au pouvoir à Gaza.

      En réaction à l’agression, l’armée de l’air a frappé quatre sites du Hamas dans le nord de la bande de Gaza, a indiqué l’armée dans un communiqué.

      La maison de la famille Abou Khoussa, dont un troisième jeune de 13 ans a également été blessé, se trouve à proximité de l’une des bases des brigades Ezzedine Al-Qassam. Les raids ont provoqué d’importants dégâts.

      Dans l’après-midi, des centaines de personnes ont participé aux funérailles du jeune Yassine, ont constaté des journalistes de l’AFP.


  • Israeli forces shoot dead Palestinian teen in Gaza clashes
    Jan. 15, 2016 3:48 P.M. (Updated: Jan. 15, 2016 4:13 P.M.)
    http://www.maannews.com/Content.aspx?id=769821

    GAZA CITY (Ma’an) — Israeli forces on Friday afternoon shot dead a Palestinian teenager during clashes east of al-Breij refugee camp in the central Gaza Strip, medical sources said.

    Doctors identified him as 19-year-old Muhammad Abu Zayed and said he had been shot in the head. His body was taken to the al-Aqsa Martyrs Hospital in Deir al-Balah.

    Medics added that at least 10 other Palestinian youths had been shot and wounded with live fire during the clashes.

    An Israeli army spokesperson told Ma’an that “multiple riots” were taking place along the border fence between the Gaza Strip and Israel on Friday.

    The spokesperson said that that a number of Palestinians had “breached the buffer zone” and “damaged” the fence in the central Gaza Strip before Israeli forces “called on them to halt and fired warning shots into the air.”

    #Palestine_assassinée

    • Israeli forces shoot dead 2 Palestinians in Gaza clashes
      Jan. 15, 2016 3:48 P.M. (Updated: Jan. 15, 2016 6:25 P.M.)

      Hours later, a second Palestinian died after being shot in the stomach during clashes in the same area.

      Gaza’s Ministry of Health spokesman Ashraf al-Qidra identified the man as Muhammad Majdi Qaita , 26, from Khan Yunis. Qaita had been pronounced dead shortly after being taken to the al-Aqsa Martyrs Hospital, the spokesman added.

      #Palestine_assassinée

    • Deux morts et 30 blessés dans la bande de Gaza
      ce vendredi 15 janvier 2016
      Ziad Medoukh
      http://www.palestine-solidarite.org/actualite.ziad_medoukh.150116a.htm

      L’armée de l’occupation israélienne a tué deux jeunes palestiniens et a blessé trente dans la bande de Gaza lors des manifestations pacifiques organisées par les jeunes sur les frontières de la bande de Gaza en soutien au soulèvement populaire en Cisjordanie occupée.

      Les jeune tués sont : Mohamed Abou Zayed , âgé de 18 ans, de la ville de Burij, au Centre de la bande de Gaza, et Mohamed Quita , âgé de 25 ans, de la ville de Khan-younis au Sud de la bande de Gaza.

      Les soldats israéliens présents sur les frontières ont répondu à ces manifestations populaires par des tirs à balles réelles.


  • Israeli forces kill Palestinian in Gaza demo for 3rd Friday in a row
    Dec. 25, 2015 5:06 P.M. (Updated: Dec. 26, 2015 12:26 P.M.)
    http://www.maannews.com/Content.aspx?id=769513

    GAZA CITY (Ma’an) — Israeli forces shot dead a Palestinian and injured several others during demonstrations in the Gaza Strip for the third Friday in a row, the Ministry of Health said.

    Hani Rafiq Wahdan , 22, was shot in the head near the al-Shujayyia neighborhood east of Gaza City, a spokesperson for Gaza’s Ministry of Health, Ashraf al-Qidra, told Ma’an. Nine others were hit by live fire.

    Clashes broke out between Palestinian demonstrators and Israeli forces across the Gaza Strip, with four injured east al-Bureij refugee camp, including one shot with live fire in the chest, al-Qidra said.

    Six others were shot in the al-Faraheen area east of Khan Younis, and one Palestinian was shot near the Erez crossing, al-Qidra added.

    #Palestine_assassinée


  • Palestinian shot dead in Gaza demo near Khan Younis
    Dec. 18, 2015 7:21 P.M.
    http://www.maannews.com/Content.aspx?id=769408

    GAZA CITY (Ma’an) — Israeli forces on Friday killed one Palestinian and shot 40 others during clashes in the Gaza Strip, the Ministry of Health said.

    A spokesperson for Gaza’s Ministry of Health, Ashraf al-Qidra, told Ma’an that 20-year-old Mahmoud Muhammad Saed al-Agha was shot dead by Israeli forces when clashes broke out near Khan Younis in southern Gaza.

    Al-Qidra said 31 others were shot and injured by live fire, 9 by rubber-coated steel bullets, and 14 suffered from severe tear gas inhalation.

    An Israeli army spokesperson did not have immediate information on Friday’s clashes in Gaza.

    #Palestine_assassinée


  • Israeli forces kill Palestinian in Gaza border clashes
    Dec. 11, 2015 4:41 P.M. (Updated: Dec. 11, 2015 4:58 P.M.)
    http://www.maannews.com/Content.aspx?id=769300

    GAZA CITY (Ma’an) — Israeli military forces on Friday shot dead a Palestinian and injured 17 others in clashes east of al-Bureij refugee camp in the central Gaza Strip, Palestinian officials said.

    Ashraf al-Qidra, spokesperson of the Ministry of Health, identified the victim as Sami Shawqi Madhi , 41. He was shot in the chest and died instantly, al-Qidra added.

    Ten other Palestinians were injured during the clashes and taken to hospital for treatment.

    Israeli forces opened fire at demonstrators along the border east of al-Bureij refugee camp and at the Nahal Oz crossing, where protesters set fire to tires.

    Locals said Israeli snipers were deployed in the area.

    There were also reports of clashes near Khan Younis in southern Gaza, and the Erez crossing in the north, where seven were injured by live fire in their lower extremities, al-Qidra said.

    #Palestine_assassinée


  • Two Palestinians killed by Egypt and Israel in Gaza and West Bank | Middle East Eye | Thursday 5 November 2015
    http://www.middleeasteye.net/news/two-palestinians-killed-egypt-and-israel-gaza-and-west-bank-211302565

    Egyptian forces shot dead a Palestinian teen who was on a boat fishing in Rafah, south of the Gaza Strip, on Thursday evening.

    Firas Meqdad , 17, was rushed to the hospital but died half an hour later from his wounds.

    Dr Ashraf al-Qidra, the spokesperson for the Ministry of Health in Gaza, confirmed Meqdad’s death.

    “Firas Meqdad, a fisherman, was shot in the stomach by a bullet from the Egyptian army, which led to his death,” Qidra said.

    Nizar Ayyash, the head of the fishermen’s union, stated that the boat Meqdad was on was in Palestinian territorial waters, and that access to the Egyptian side was impossible. The shooting of the young man, Qidra said, was without justification.

    The Egyptian army has not yet commented.

    This is not the first time that the Egyptian army has targeted Palestinians in Gaza over the past two years. Fishermen in Gaza are also subjected to similar attacks by the Israeli army.

    #Palestine_assassinée_Égypte
    (...)

    In the West Bank, Israeli forces shot dead 22-year-old Malik Talal al-Sharif on Thursday near a bus stop by the Gush Etzion settlement bloc southwest of Bethlehem. According to the army, Sharif tried to carry out a stabbing attack before he was shot. No soldiers were injured.

    Israeli sources revealed that soldiers tried to arrest Sharif as he approached them near the bus station, but he allegedly took out a knife and was subsequently shot and killed immediately.

    “A Palestinian armed with a knife attempted to stab a soldier,” said an Israeli army spokesperson to Maan News Agency. “Forces on the site shot the assailant.”

    Since the beginning of October, 73 Palestinians have been killed by Israeli forces. Ten Israelis were killed in the same time period.

    #Palestine_assassinée


  • Palestinian succumbs to wounds sustained days earlier in Gaza demo
    Oct. 24, 2015 1:59 P.M. (Updated: Oct. 24, 2015 3:39 P.M.)
    http://www.maannews.com/Content.aspx?id=768457

    GAZA STRIP (Ma’an) – The number killed by Israeli forces in the Gaza Strip continues to rise as a Palestinian succumbed Saturday to wounds sustained during a demonstration days before, Gaza’s ministry of health said.

    Spokesperson of the ministry of health, Ashraf al-Qidra, told Ma’an that Khalil Hassan Abu Obeid , 25, died after being injured by Israeli forces in eastern Khan Younis.

    Obeid is the 17th Palestinian to be killed in the Gaza Strip since the beginning of the month.

    Fifteen have been shot with live ammunition during clashes, and a two-year-old and her pregnant mother were killed in an Israeli airstrike on their home.

    Yesterday, Yahya Karira, 20, died after being shot in the head by Israeli forces during clashes last week in the Nahal Oz area.

    Clashes began to erupt inside of the Gaza Strip and along the border fence earlier this month as demonstrators marched in solidarity with Palestinians in occupied East Jerusalem and the West Bank.