Yemen in Grip of World’s Worst Cholera Outbreak

After nearly two-and-a-half years of war, Yemen is in the grip of a new battle - the world's worst cholera outbreak. The disease, which should have been left in the 19th century, is spreading at a terrifying rate. Pictures released by the United Nations show a hospital overwhelmed with so many victims they are being …

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Al-Aqsa Dispute Leaves 3 Palestinians Dead #Occupation

Three Palestinians were shot dead and four others wounded as thousands of Palestinian worshippers clashed with security forces on a "day of rage" over Israeli control of Islam's third-holiest site. Israel's army said a family of three Israeli settlers were stabbed to death and a fourth was wounded in the Israeli West Bank settlement of …

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Temple Mount July 20, 2017 © Ronen Zvulun / Reuters

Thousands of Extra IDF Troops Put On Call in West Bank Amid Al-Aqsa Tensions #Occupation

The Israeli army will put thousands of extra troops on alert in the West Bank ahead of Friday prayers at Jerusalem's Temple Mount, fearing that clashes over security measures implemented at the holy site will spread. The Israel Defense Forces (IDF) announced on Thursday that it would be putting five extra battalions on call in …

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It Took Obama More Than Two Years to Kill This Many Civilians. It Took Trump Less Than Six Months.

A new investigation shows that President Donald Trump's bombing campaign against ISIS (the Islamic State) over several months has already led to nearly as many civilian deaths as those overseen by the Obama White House over several years. According to an Airwars investigation conducted for The Daily Beast, at least 2,300 civilians were killed by …

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JERUSALEM: Protests and Anger as Fortress like Security Surrounds Al-Aqsa Mosque

Israeli authorities have reopened the Noble Sanctuary upon which the al-Aqsa Mosque is situated after closing the area to worshippers and pilgrims for the first time in two decades. The closure came after two Israeli policemen were killed by three Arab-Israeli citizens. The three Arab-Israelis were subsequently shot dead. The reopening of the Noble Sanctuary …

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Palestinians Refuse Israeli Searches to Enter Al-Aqsa

Palestinian worshippers congregated for prayers outside one of the main entrances to the Al-Aqsa mosque, refusing to enter because of new metal detectors installed at entrances as the holy site re-opened for the first time on Sunday since a two-day closure following a deadly shootout. Sheikh Omar Qiswani, head of the Islamic Waqf, which manages …

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Jerusalem Grand Mufti Detained After Holy Site Attack Leaves Five Dead

The grand mufti of Jerusalem was detained by Israeli security forces on Friday after three attackers opened fire on Israeli police in Jerusalem's Old City, killing two. The attackers fled to a nearby highly sensitive holy site before being killed by security forces, police said. The three attackers were killed at the site known to …

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Gaza In Crisis as Last Power Plant Shuts Down

Gaza’s last functioning turbine was shut down late last night due to a severe shortage of fuel, plunging the Strip into near total darkness, according to Haaretz. The besieged coastal enclave is home to more than two million people and has been suffering a fuel crisis since April due to a dispute over taxes between Hamas, …

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Rabbi Calls for Poisoning of Palestinian Water Supply

The foreign ministry of the Palestinian Authority (PA), Sunday, demanded the arrest of a Jewish Rabbi, who called on Israeli settlers to poison water used by Palestinians in hundreds of towns and villages across the occupied West Bank. The Palestinian national office for the defense of land and resistance of settlements warned of the dangers …

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