January 30, 2019: Samah Zoheir Mubarak, 16, was shot and killed by Israeli soldiers at the Zaim military roadblock, east of occupied Jerusalem, after she refused to remove her face covering.
The army later claimed that the girl “attempted to stab” the soldiers.
The Israeli military claimed that the child, Samah Zoheir Mubarak, 16, was carrying her schoolbag when she “pulled a knife and attempted to stab the soldiers”, and the soldiers fired several live rounds at her and killed her.
Furthermore, the Israeli police later abducted Samah’s father, and moved him to the al-Maskobiyya interrogation center in Jerusalem.
Media sources said that Samah was wearing an Islamic Niqab, and that the soldiers ordered her to uncover her face, but she refused before the soldiers shot and killed her, alleging that she attempted to stab them.
She was walking in an area of the military roadblock only designated for vehicles and not pedestrians when she was fatally shot from a close range. The Border Police examined her schoolbag, which was filled with books, and school stationary.
Samah was left bleeding on the ground and died from her wounds. She is from Nusseirat in Gaza, but her family moved to Umm ash-Sharayet neighborhood in the central West Bank city of Ramallah, and was an eleven-grade school student.
It is worth mentioning that Samah has just returned from Mecca, in Saudi Arabia, a few days ago, after performing pilgrimage.
Samah was from Umm ash-Sharayet neighborhood in the central West Bank city of Ramallah. Source: IMEMC
January 26, 2019: Hamdi Taleb Sa’ada Na’san, 38, a father of four young children, was killed with a bullet to his back by a group of illegal Israeli colonialist settlers invaded the northern part of the al-Mughayyir village, east of the central West Bank city of Ramallah.
According to an investigation by the Palestinian Center for Human Rights, at approximately 15:30 on Saturday, 26 January 2019, a group of Israeli settlers moved into al-Moghayer village, northeast of Ramallah, and rioted on the streets while opening fire at several houses, breaking all the houses’ windows. Meanwhile, dozens of Palestinian youngsters and young men gathered to throw stones and empty bottles at them.
In response, the settlers immediately and randomly fired a barrage of bullets, wounding Hamdi Taleb al-Na’asan (38) with a bullet that entered his lower back, hit the lungs and then exited from the chest.
As a result, Hamdi fell on the ground and was taken immediately via an ambulance belonging to the Palestine Red Crescent Society (PRCS) to Palestine Medical Complex in Ramallah, where his death was declared soon after his arrival, due to arriving in a very critical condition.
Following that, the Israeli forces moved into the village to provide protection for the Israeli paramilitary settlers and opened fire at the Palestinian protesters. As a result, 22 civilians were wounded with bullets; 8 of them were taken to the Palestine Medical Complex, 6 were taken to the Istishari Arab Hospital in al-Rihan Suburb, north of Ramallah, and 8 were taken to the medical center in nearby Termes’aya village. At least one of the civilians shot by the soldiers was critically injured, a number of the others were moderately wounded.
One of the wounded Palestinians was shot with a live round in his mouth, before he was rushed to the Istishari hospital, in Ramallah, in a moderate-but-stable condition.
The Palestinian Health Ministry noted that Hamdi was shot with a live round in his back, and the bullet was logged in the upper abdomen.
When the colonist paramilitary settlers attempted to invade the village, dozens of Palestinians, from the nearby Abu Falah village, rushed to aid the residents of al-Mughayyir, and were also attacked by the soldiers and the colonialist settlers, who fired a barrage of live rounds at them, preventing them from entering the village.
It is worth mentioning that Abu Na’san is a former political prisoner who was imprisoned by Israel for eight years.
The slain Palestinian man is a married father of four children, the youngest of which was born less than a year ago.
On Saturday at dawn, Israeli police officers shot and killed a Palestinian man, after the officers opened fire at his car in Bab al-‘Amoud (Damascus Gate) area, in occupied Jerusalem.
In a statement, Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas denounced the seriously escalating violations, carried out by Israeli soldiers and the illegal colonialist settlers, against the unarmed Palestinian civilians, their homes and lands.Ayman Ahmad Hamed
On Friday evening, the soldiers killed a Palestinian teen, identified as Ayman Ahmad Othman Hamed, 17, from Silwad town, east of the central West Bank city of Ramallah, and wounded another Palestinian, in addition to moderately injuring a young man in ar-Reesan Mountain area, west of Ramallah.
Hamdi was from al-Mughayyir village, east of the central West Bank city of Ramallah. Source: IMEMC
January 26, 2019: Riyad Mohammad Hammad Shamasneh, 37, was shot and killed by Israeli police officers who opened fire at his car in Bab al-‘Amoud (Damascus Gate) area, in occupied Jerusalem.
The Israeli Police said the Palestinian driver “endangered the lives of the officers, who opened fire at the car, and killed him during the ensuing chase.”
The police added that other Palestinians were also in the car, but did not provide further details about them, and only stated that the Palestinian “entered Jerusalem illegally, and was driving a car suspected to have been stolen.”
The Palestinians in the car were heading to their work in occupied Jerusalem, when the officers opened fire at their car.
Although Qotna is in the Jerusalem Governorate, Israeli surrounded and isolated the Palestinian town by the Annexation Wall, and its inhabitants have been denied access to occupied Jerusalem since 2004.
Riyadh was from Qotna town, northwest of occupied East Jerusalem, in the central West Bank. Source: IMEMC
January 25, 2019: Ayman Ahmad Hamed, 17, was killed by an Israeli sniper stationed in a fortified military tower, who shot the child with a live round in his chest.
The Israeli soldier killed Ayman east of the central West Bank city of Ramallah, and wounded another Palestinian, in addition to moderately injuring a young man in ar-Reesan Mountain area, west of Ramallah.
The soldier was stationed in a fortified military tower which was installed by the army near Ein Yabrud nearby village.
After shooting the Palestinian, several soldiers surrounded him, and only later allowed Red Crescent medics to approach him. His corpse was then moved to the Palestine Medical Complex in Ramallah.
The soldiers also shot another young man with a live round in his arm, before he was rushed to a hospital.
In related news, the soldiers attacked dozens of nonviolent Palestinian protesters in ar-Reesan Mountain, which belongs to the villages of Ras Karkar, Kafr Ni’ma and Kharbatha Bani Harith, west of Ramallah.
Medical sources said that during the protest, the soldiers shot a young man with a rubber-coated steel bullet in the head, causing a fracture in his skull and brain hemorrhage. His condition was described as moderate; Several Palestinians suffered the effects of teargas inhalation.
The Palestinians have been holding ongoing weekly protests in ar-Reesan Mountain since Israel decided to illegally annex it for the construction and expansion of its colonies.
Ayman was from Silwad, in the central part of the West Bank. Source: IMEMC
January 22, 2019: Mahmoud al-‘Abed Nabahin, 24, was killed by Israeli soldiers who fired missiles toward an observation post where Mahmoud was standing. Four other Palestinian fighters were wounded in the attack, including one who suffered life-threatening wounds, when the army fired missiles into an area east of al-Boreij, in central Gaza.
Dr. Ashraf al-Qedra, the spokesperson of the Health Ministry in the Gaza Strip, said the slain Palestinian was identified as Mahmoud al-‘Abed Nabahin, 24.
Mahmoud was killed in an observation post run by the Al-Qassam Brigades, the armed wing of Hamas.
Media sources in Gaza said the army fired at least one missile into the observation post, in addition to many smoke bombs targeting young men near the Great Return Camp, in central Gaza.
Besides killing Mahmoud, the army injured four others, including one who suffered very serious wounds, before they were all rushed to the Shifa Medical Center in Gaza.
Israeli daily Haaretz has quoted the army stating that it bombed several “Hamas training sites in the Gaza Strip, in retaliation for shooting incidents targeting the soldiers.”
It also said that, earlier Tuesday, the army fired missiles into a post, run by Al-Qassam, “in retaliation for Palestinian fire.”
The army said they held Hamas responsible for any fire from the Gaza Strip, although the movement has been trying to maintain calm in the area. Other armed groups, including the al-Quds Brigades of the Islamic Jihad, disagree with Hamas, and its agreement with Qatar, which was indirectly approved by Israel, who allowed $15 Million cash to enter Gaza to pay the salaries of Palestinian Authority employees from Qatar.
Mahmoud was from al-Boreij, in central Gaza. Source: IMEMC
January 21, 2019: Mohammad Fawzi Adawi, 36, was killed by Israeli soldiers on Monday night, a Palestinian man at Huwwara military roadblock, south of Nablus, in the northern part of the occupied West Bank.
Media sources in Nablus said the soldiers shot Mohammad Fawzi Adawi, 36, seriously wounding him, and prevented Palestinian medics from approaching him, before he succumbed to his wounds.
Mohammad was shot with at least three live rounds in his upper body.
Israeli media sources quoted the army claiming that the Palestinian “exited a car and ran towards a soldier and attempted to stab him, before he was neutralized.”
They added that the soldiers closed the roadblock and initiated extensive searches in the area.
Mohammad was from Azzoun town east of the northern West Bank city of Qalqilia. Source: IMEMC
January 14, 2019: Abdul-Rauf Ismael Salha, 14, died of serious wounds he suffered on Friday January 11th, 2019 when Israeli soldiers shot him with live fire at a Great Return March protest in northern Gaza.
The Palestinian Health Ministry reported that Abdul-Rauf was shot with a live round in the head during the Great Return March procession, east of Jabalia, in the northern part of the besieged and impoverished Gaza Strip.
The Ministry added that the child was first rushed to the Indonesian Hospital, in Beit Lahia, and was later moved to the Shifa Medical Center, in Gaza City, due to the seriousness of his wounds.
On the day of his serious injury, the soldiers killed a Palestinian woman, identified asAmal Mustafa at-Taramisi, 43, also with a live round in the head.
On Sunday, January 13, 2019, a Palestinian man, identified as Anwar Mohammad Qdeih, 33, died of serious wounds sustained three weeks earlier, when he was shot in the neck by Israeli sharpshooters while participating in the Great Return March in Gaza.
It is worth mentioning that the army has killed a least 257 Palestinians in the Gaza Strip, including journalists, medics, children and women, since the Great Return March procession started on Palestinian Day, March 30th, 2018.
The Israeli army killed Palestinian Photojournalist Yasser Mortaja, and journalist Ahmad Abu Hussein, in the Gaza Strip, in addition to wounding dozens of journalists, in 2018.
January 13, 2019: Anwar Mohammad Qdeih, 33, died of wounds sustained three weeks earlier, when he was shot in the neck by Israeli sharpshooters while participating in the Great Return March in Gaza.
The Palestinian Health Ministry in Gaza reported Sunday, that Anwar died from his wounds in a hospital in the southern part of the Gaza Strip, after having been shot and seriously injured by Israeli army fire, three weeks ago.
Dr. Ashraf al-Qedra, the spokesperson of the Health Ministry in Gaza, said an Israeli army sharpshooter shot Anwar with a live bullet in his neck, near the perimeter fence, east of Khan Younis, in southern Gaza.
The man underwent several surgeries following his serious injury, on Friday, October 19th 2018, but remained in a critical condition at a Gaza European Hospital, until he succumbed to his serious wounds.
On Friday, an Israeli army sharpshooter shot and killed a Palestinian woman, identified as Amal Taramisi, 43, during the Great Return March procession, east of Gaza city.
Anwar was from Khan Younis, in the southern part of the Gaza Strip. Source: IMEMC
January 11, 2019: Amal Mustafa at-Taramisi, 43, was shot in the head and killed by Israeli forces while participating in the Great Return March protest in Gaza.
The Palestinian Health Ministry said the slain Palestinian woman was shot in her head, and died from her serious wounds shortly after she was injured.
At least 25 Palestinians were injured in several areas of the Gaza Strip, including at least one who remains in a critical condition.
Updated From – Jan 11, 2019 @ 16:46: Israeli soldiers killed, Friday, one woman, injured 25 Palestinians, including one medic and a journalist, and caused dozens to suffer the effects of teargas inhalation, after the army resorted to the excessive use of force against the protesters, participating in the Great Return March procession in the Gaza Strip.
The attacks against the nonviolent protesters mainly took place near the perimeter fence, east of Gaza city, the al-Boreij refugee camp in central Gaza, in addition to Khan Younis and Rafah, in the southern part, and Jabalia in northern Gaza.
The soldiers, stationed in fortified towers and posts across the perimeter fence, fired many live rounds, rubber-coated steel bullets, high-velocity gas bombs and concussion grenades.
The Palestinian Health Ministry in Gaza said the soldiers shot and killed one woman, east of Gaza city, injured three others before they were moved to the Shifa Medical center, and caused dozens to suffer the effects of teargas inhalation.
Dr. Ashraf al-Qedra, the spokesperson of the Health Ministry in Gaza said the slain woman is yet to be officially identified.
He added that the soldiers also shot two Palestinians with live fire, east of Jabalia, suffering moderate wounds, before they were rushed to the Indonesian Hospital in nearby Beit Lahia.
Dr. al-Qedra also stated that the soldiers also fired a high-velocity gas bomb at a Red Crescent ambulance, east of Gaza, wounding several Palestinians, including a medic, identified as Emad Sinwar, with a gas bomb that struck his neck, in addition to one journalist.
One Palestinian was shot with live fire, and many others suffered the effects of teargas inhalation, east of Khan Younis, in southern Gaza.
Amal was from Sheikh Radwan neighborhood, north of Gaza city. Source: IMEMC