Tag: Jerusalem

Demographic war: Spike in Arab homes demolition in east Jerusalem slammed in new report

Demolitions of Arab homes in east Jerusalem have increased in the first half of 2016, a recent report says, while accusing the Israeli authorities of waging a “geographical and demographic war” against the Arab community. “During the first six months of this year, 72 homes were demolished in east Jerusalem, while 113 nonresidential structures were torn down by the government,”...

IDF Guns Down Pregnant Woman as U.S. Readies Largest Military Aid Package in History for Israel

As the Obama administration is preparing to offer Israel the largest military aid package in U.S. history, Israeli Defense Forces (IDF) reportedly gunned down a pregnant Palestinian woman in broad daylight. The brutal incident took place at the Qalandia terminal, north of occupied Jerusalem. IDF soldiers reportedly shot and killed the Palestinian mother of two, who was five months pregnant,...