Fadi Abu Shkheidem

November 21, 2021: Fadi Abu Shkheidem, 42, was killed during an exchange of fire with Israeli soldiers, near the Al-Aqsa Mosque, in occupied Jerusalem, in the West Bank.

The Israeli police said the Palestinian, who was reportedly armed with a “Carlo” submachine gun, opened fire at Israeli police officers before they shot him dead.

An Israeli source said one officers, identified as Eliyahu David Kay, 26, was killed in the attack and added that four Israelis, including two border police officers, were injured in the incident that took place at Bab al-Silsila Gate of the Al-Aqsa Mosque, in Jerusalem.

Israeli sources said Kay was an immigrant from South Africa, who worked at the “Western Wall Heritage Foundation,” and that he enlisted with the Israeli army in the year 2018.

He sustained multiple gunshot wounds to the head and succumbed to his injuries upon arrival at an Israeli hospital.

After the shooting, dozens of soldiers invaded the home of Fadi Abu Shkheidim, and ransacked it, causing excessive property damage, in addition to interrogating the family.

During the invasion, the soldiers forced the family into one room of their home in Shu’fat refugee camp in Jerusalem, before summoning for interrogation Omar’s mother, along with his two brothers and one sister, in addition to his child Abdullah, only 8 years of age.

The invasion led to protests before the soldiers fired many rubber-coated steel bullets, gas bombs, and concussion grenades.

Abu Schiedam was a former political prisoner, and a married father of five, and was also considered a political leader of Hamas although he wasn’t among its ranks, or part of its military wing, known as al-Qassam Brigades.

He also held a master’s degree in Islamic studies and sharia law and worked as a teacher and a Khatib in the Al-Aqsa Mosque. He was also in college preparing to obtain his PHD.

Abu Shkheidem, 42, was from the Shu’fat refugee camp, in occupied East Jerusalem. Source: IMEMC


Sami al-‘Amour

November 18, 2021: Sami al-‘Amour, 39, died at an Israeli medical center after years of medical neglect despite having congenital heart disease, and his need for constant follow-up.

In a statement, the Palestinian Prisoners Society (PPS) has confirmed the detainee’s death and stated that Sami was taken prisoner by the Israeli army in the year 2008 and was sentenced to nineteen years in prison.

Sami was transferred to an Israeli hospital on Wednesday at night, where he was officially pronounced dead by the physicians.

His fiancé, who remained engaged to him for fourteen years since his abduction, said that the family received the news about his death from media outlets.

It is worth mentioning that only his mother was able to visit with him just a few times since his abduction due to Israeli restrictions.

His sister said that the last time the family was able to talk to him over the phone was before he was sent to the Israeli hospital when he informed them that he was being transferred cuffed and sitting in a wheelchair.

The PPS said the detainee was born with congenital heart disease and has been receiving specialized treatment for his condition until he was abducted and imprisoned by Israel.

The PPS held Israel accountable for his death especially since he should have been monitored and examined by heart specialists.

It also said that al-Amour was transferred, a few days ago, from Nafha prison to Asqalan, and was just recently moved to Soroka Israeli medical center where he underwent two surgeries, including one that was performed just a day before his death.

Al-‘Amour was from Deir al-Balah, in the central Gaza Strip. Source: IMEMC

Omar Ibrahim Abu ‘Assab

November 17, 2021: Omar Ibrahim Abu ‘Assab, 16, was killed by Israeli officers and an armed guard after he allegedly stabbed two officers in the al-Wad Street, in the Old City of occupied Jerusalem. The soldiers later invaded his home before detaining his parents.

In a statement, the Israeli police said two Israelis were injured before the Palestinian was killed and added that two officers and one civilian guard opened fire at the Palestinian teen after he carried the alleged stabbing attack out and added that two Border Police officers were injured before the teen was killed.

After the incident, dozens of soldiers and police officers were deployed in the area and imposed a tight siege in the Old City.

The police said the wounded Israelis are a 20-year-old woman who sustained a moderate injury, and a young man, about twenty years of age, who suffered a mild injury; both were alert when they were moved to a hospital in Jerusalem.

Hours after his death, Israeli soldiers, intelligence agents, and police officers invaded the family’s home, and ransacked it, before abducting his father, mother, and brother, and released them after several hours of interrogation.

The soldiers also detained two teenage boys, in addition to firing many live rounds, rubber-coated steel bullets, and gas bombs at dozens of Palestinians who protested the invasion.

One of the detained teens, identified as Hashem Ali Hasan, said after his release that he was standing in Bab al-Aboud area before many soldiers and officers assaulted him, confiscated his coat, his shoes, and wallet.

Attorney Mohammad Mahmoud of the Wadi Hilweh Information Center In Silwan (Silwanic) said a surveillance video which was released by the Israeli police shows that the officers could have subdued the teen without killing him, even if they had to resort to live fire.

Mahmoud called on the Israeli police in occupied Jerusalem to allow the transfer of the teen’s corpse to his family.

Abu ‘Assab, 16, from the al-Isawiya town in Jerusalem. Source: IMEMC

Saddam Hussein Bani Odeh

November 16, 2021: Saddam Hussein Bani Odeh, 26, was killed by Israeli soldiers who invaded Tubas city, the northeastern part of the occupied West Bank.

The Palestinian Ministry of Health has reported that the young Palestinian man during protests that took place after the army invaded Tubas.

The Ministry verified that an Israeli soldier shot Saddam with a live round that penetrated his shoulder, heart, and left lung.

It added that Palestinian medics rushed the man to a Tubas governmental hospital, where he was soon officially pronounced dead. The slain Palestinian was also a former political prisoner

The Palestinian was killed during protests that took place at the main entrance of Tubas and surrounding areas, when several army jeeps invaded the city, before the soldiers fired live rounds, tear gas bombs and rubber-coated steel bullets.

The Israeli army said armed resistance fighters exchanged fire with the soldiers during the invasion and claimed that the slain Palestinian was one of the fighters.

In addition, the soldiers the home of a former prisoner, identified as Ayser Maslamani, and ransacked the property before abducting him.

The soldiers also invaded and searched the home of Hamza Daraghma, before abducting him.

The invasions were carried out by regular army units, and undercover Israeli soldiers, who invaded many homes in and around Tubas, in addition to Jenin and Nablus, in northern West Bank.

Saddam was from Tammoun town, south of Tubas. Source: IMEMC

Mohammad Da’das

MohammadNovember 5, 2021: Mohammad Da’das, 13, was shot and killed by an Israeli soldier in Deir al-Hatab village, east of Nablus in the northern occupied West Bank.

The Palestinian Ministry of Health confirmed that the child was shot in the abdomenwith live ammunition during confrontations between Palestinian villagers and Israeli soldiers.

The child, from the New Askar refugee camp was immediately rushed to Rafidia Hospital in critical condition, where he was found to be in cardiac arrest.

Medical staff attempted to resuscitate him, with no success, and doctors pronounced the child’s death shortly afterward.

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Mohammad was from the New Askar Refugee Camp, in the northern West Bank. Source: IMEMC

Amjad Osama Abu Sultan

October 15, 2021: Amjad Osama Jalal Abu Sultan, 15, was killed by Israeli soldiers near Beit Jala city, west of Bethlehem, in the occupied West Bank.

Local sources said the soldiers fired many live rounds at two Palestinian children in the Be’er Owna area in Beit Jala city, killing one.

They added that the soldiers shot and killed Amjad, and injured abducted another child, identified as Mohammad Khalil ‘ Al-Arouj, 14, before taking him to an interrogation facility.

In a short statement, the Israeli army claimed the soldiers opened fire at the Palestinians when they “tried to hurl Molotov cocktails at the Tunnels Road,” connecting the Gush Etzion colony with occupied Jerusalem.

The death of the child has led to protests in the area, especially on the main roads between Jerusalem and the Gush Etzion colony, before the soldiers fired live rounds, rubber-coated steel bullets, and gas bombs.

In related news, Israeli sources said a Border Police officer was seriously injured after being struck by a Palestinian car near Qalqilia, in northern West Bank.

They added that the officer sustained several injuries to the head and abdomen and was rushed to Shaare Zedek Medical Center in Jerusalem.

The Israeli army claimed that the incident was a “deliberate attack,” and added that the driver, Salah Nazzal, 22, from Qalqilia, was also injured in the head before he was taken to Hadassah hospital, where he was also interrogated by the Israeli Shin Bet security service.

On Thursday evening, the soldiers injured many Palestinians in Douma village, south of Nablus, and abducted two at the nearby Za’tara permanent military roadblock, in the northern part of the occupied West Bank.

On Thursday at dawn, the soldiers abducted at least fifteen Palestinians from several parts of the occupied West Bank, including Jerusalem.

Amjad was from Bethlehem, in the West Bank. Source: IMEMC

Isra’ Khaled Khzaimiah

September 30, 2021: Isra’ Khaled Khzaimiah, 30, was killed by Israeli soldiers near the Chain Gate, leading to the Al-Aqsa Mosque, in occupied Jerusalem, in the West Bank.

The Israeli police claimed the woman carried a sharp object and attempted to stab officers before they delivered the fatal shots.

It also claimed that the woman exited the Al-Aqsa Mosque Compound through the Chain Gate, and “pulled a knife out in an attempt to stab officers, before they fired live rounds at her.”

Eyewitnesses said the woman was still alive, but seriously injured and unable to move, and added that the police prevented anybody from reaching her to render the urgently needed first aid before she succumbed to her wounds.

The Children Of Isra’

The slain woman is married mother of four children, the youngest are four and two years of age.

The Israeli police and the army then closed the entire area and declared it a closed zone, preventing the Palestinians, including school children, from leaving or entering it.

The soldiers alo closed many roads and installed various roadblocks in several areas of East Jerusalem, especially near and around Al-Aqsa Mosque.

On the same day, the soldiers also killed Ala’ Nasser Zayyoud, 22, from Qabatia, and Mohammad Ammar, 41, from al-Boreij in central Gaza Strip.

Isra’ was from Qabatia town, south of the northern West Bank city of Jenin. Source: IMEMC

Mohammad Ammar

September, 30, 2021: Mohammad Ammar, 41, was killed by Israeli soldiers killed, east of the al-Boreij refugee camp, in the central Gaza Strip.

Palestinian medical sources said the Mohammad was shot with a live round in the head before he was rushed to the Al-Aqsa Hospital in the nearby Deir al-Balah city, where he was officially pronounced dead.

The slain man was shot on Palestinian land close to the perimeter fence of the besieged coastal region.

Local sources said Ammar was hunting birds when the soldiers delivered the fatal shots.

Israeli Ynet news quoted that army claiming that the soldiers reportedly observed, through surveillance cameras, three Palestinians approaching the fence, and added that “one of them was digging in the ground while carrying a suspicious bag.”

It said that the army did not provide further clarification besides stating that the soldiers spotted the man and opened fire at him.

His mother said that Mohammad was a married father of seven children (four boys and three girls), and worked at the local town council, and added that he took a four-day vacation from work to hunt for birds and spend time with the family.

The attack is part of frequent Israeli violations against the Palestinians, especially the fishermenfarmersshepherds, and workers in the besieged and impoverished Gaza Strip, and have led to dozens of casualties, including fatalities, in addition to serious property damage and the confiscation of many boats after abducting the fishermen.

Also Thursday, the soldiers killed a Palestinian woman in Jerusalem, identified as Isra’ Khaled Khzaimiah, 30, in Burqin town, southwest of the northern West Bank city of Jenin, and Ala’ Nasser Zayyoud, 22, from Qabatia, south of Jenin.

Mohammad was from the al-Boreij refugee camp, in central Gaza Strip. Source: IMEMC

Ala’ Nasser Zayyoud

September 30, 2021: Ala’ Nasser Zayyoud, 21, was killed by Israeli soldiers in Burqin town, west of the northern West Bank city of Jenin.

The soldiers and uncover officers were operating in the area to abduct Palestinian resistance fighters.

Palestinian medical sources said the slain young man was shot from a close range, and added that the soldiers wanted to take his corpse away, but resistance fighters fired several rounds at them and managed to retrieve the corpse before taking it to Khalil Suleiman governmental hospital in Jenin.

The incident took place when a large Israeli military force, including undercover soldiers, invaded Burqin, leading to protests, and an exchange of fire between the army and armed resistance fighters.

Eyewitnesses said a large military force also invaded an area, between the towns of al-Yamoun and Burqin towns, before surrounding a home.

They added that Ala’ ran towards the area of the invasion carrying his weapon, but did not know the soldiers were deployed around the corner and came face to face with them when they shot him with several live rounds, and even fired several rounds at him after he dropped onto the ground.

The soldiers also invaded and ransacked homes, before abducting two young men, and took them to an unknown destination.

The slain Palestinian was a member of the Al-Quds Brigades, the armed wing of the Islamic Jihad.

The Palestinian Health Ministry has confirmed that Ala’ was shot with two live rounds in the chest, in addition to one round in the neck and another round in the right thigh.

Further information revealed that many army jeeps invaded Burqin from several directions, in addition to the nearby towns of Kafrit, al-Yamoun, and Kafr Dan.

The soldiers then surrounded the home of a wounded and imprisoned Palestinian, identified as Mohammad Zar’ini, in the Jabal al-Khasem area in Burqin, and started using loudspeakers demanding the Palestinians in it to leave the property and surrender to the army.

It is worth mentioning that Mohammad was shot by the soldiers a week ago before they abducted him.

The soldiers then detonated the front door and broke into the property, but it was vacant, before they occupied its rooftop, in addition to invading many surrounding homes and posting undercover soldiers there.

The Israeli army claimed that the invasion was part of a larger operation aimed at arresting fighters of the Al-Qassam Brigades, the armed wing of Hamas.

On the same day, the soldiers killed a Palestinian woman, identified as Isra’ Khzaimiah, 30, near the Chain Gate, leading to the Al-Aqsa Mosque, in occupied Jerusalem. The slain woman is from Qabatia town, south of the northern West Bank city of Jenin.

The soldiers also killed Mohammad Mohammad Ammar, 41, from al-Boreij refugee camp in central Gaza Strip, while he was huntring birds on a Palestinian  land close to the perimeter fence of the besieged coastal region.

Local sources said Ammar was hunting for birds when the soldiers delivered the fatal shots.

Ala’ was from Sielet al-Harithiya town, northwest of Jenin. Source: IMEMC

Yousef Yasser Soboh

September 26th, 2021: Yousef Yasser Soboh, 16, was one of five Palestinians shot and killed by Israeli soldiers during a massive invasion into various communities in the occupied West Bank.

The five slain Palestinians have been officially identified as:

  1.  Yousef Fathi Soboh, 16, from Burqin town, west of the northern West Bank city of Jenin.
  2.  Osama Yasser Soboh, 22, from Burqin town, west of the northern West Bank city of Jenin.
  3.  Mahmoud Mustafa Hmeidan, 27, from Beit Anan town, northwest of occupied Jerusalem.
  4.  Zakariyya Ibrahim Badwan, 36, from Biddu town, northwest of occupied Jerusalem.
  5.  Ahmad Zahran, 37, from Biddu town, northwest of occupied Jerusalem.

It is worth mentioning that Badwan is a former political prisoner who was held by Israeli for nine years, while Osama just celebrated his birthday a day earlier, and his wedding was just 20 days away.

Israeli media sources said undercover Israeli soldiers of the Duvdevan special forces carried out extensive operations to ‘arrest members of Hamas movement’ across the West Bank, leading to exchanges of fire, resulting in the death of at least five Palestinians.

 Osama Soboh

The Palestinian Red Crescent Society (PRCS) reported that the soldiers shot Osama Soboh, 22, with live fire causing serious injuries before he was rushed to Ibn Sina hospital in Burqin town, west of the northern West Bank city of Jenin, where he succumbed to his wounds.

Local sources said Soboh was killed when the soldiers invaded the home of a former political prisoner, identified as Mohammad Zar’ini, near the al-Yamoun town.

The soldiers also invaded Burqin town,​_ southwest of Jenin, and surrounded a house, while more soldiers were deployed in the area before sporadic exchanges of fire took place for several hours.


In addition, Palestinian medical sources the soldiers shot a young man in the leg when the​_ army invaded Kafr Dan village, northwest of Jenin; the soldiers also abducted at least one Palestinian before moving him to an unknown destination.

In Jenin city, undercover soldiers kidnapped Ahmad Abu Rmeila and Mohammad Mazen Sa’adi, after ambushing them in a gas station in Jenin city.

Exchanges of fire between the soldiers and Palestinian resistance fighters were also reported in several areas in the Jenin governorate. At least eight Palestinians, and two Israeli soldiers were injured.


In addition, the soldiers killed three Palestinians and injured several others during an exchange of fire in the Ein Ajeeb area, east of Beit Anan town, and in Biddu town, northwest of occupied Jerusalem.

Ahmad Zahran

One of the slain Palestinians has been identified as Ahmad Zahran, a member of the al-Qassam Brigades, the armed wing of Hamas.

It is worth mentioning that Ahmad is the brother of Zahran Zahran, who was killed by the Israeli army in the year 1998.

Local sources said the army used at least ten drones during its invasions into villages, northwest of occupied Jerusalem, especially in the Ein Ajeeb area.


Amina, the mother of Ahmad Zahran said the soldiers have been invading their home for the last ten days, detonating doors, destroying furniture, and ransacking the property, looking for her son.

She added that, almost three weeks ago, the soldiers invaded the property, looking for her son, and when they failed to locate him, they abducted ten of her children​_ and grandchildren, including his wife, Asma’ ‘Aasi, who are all still held captive by Israel.

It is worth mentioning that Amina is also the mother of Zahran Zahran, who was killed by the Israeli army on September 29th, 1998.

Not far from the Zahran family home is the residence of Mahmoud Hmeidan, who was also killed less than two months after he was released from an Israeli prison after spending seven years in captivity.

Mahmoud’s uncle, Jihad Hmeidan, said his nephew was about to start studying for his Master’s Degree at the Al-Quds Open University after he obtained his Bachelors’s Degree while imprisoned in the Negev Israeli detention camp.

Furthermore, Zakariyya Badwan who was also killed by the Israeli army in Biddu was first shot and injured by the soldiers who abducted him despite his wounds, before succumbing to his injuries.

Badwan is a married father of a child, only 18 months of age, and an infant who was born four months earlier.

The Israeli army has been trying to abduct Ahmad Zahran, 35, Ibrahim Badwan, 27, and Mahmoud Hmeidan, 27, during extensive invasions over the last three weeks.

Ahmad and Zakariyya were assassinated by undercover Israeli soldiers in the Ein Ajeeb area, near Beit Anan, northwest of Jerusalem, when they surrounded them while sleeping in a concrete room with a tin ceiling, and opened fire at them.

Eyewitnesses said they saw an Israeli helicopter flying over the area, and added that the undercover soldiers surrounded the room and fired a small shell at it. They added that they only heard the sound of three live rounds, and the explosion resulting from the shell.

The Palestinians could not tell what exactly happened until the morning when they saw the soldiers carrying two corpses and a seriously wounded Palestinian, who later died from his wounds.​_

In related news, the army  invaded Beit Fajjar town, south of Bethlehem, and abducted Mohammad Moayyad Thawabta, 20, Qussai Jamal Deeriyya, 22, and Mohammad Ibrahim Deeriyya, 18, from their homes.

Latesr Sunday, the family of Sa’ad Zidan Sa’ayda, 35, said that the soldiers shot him while he was in a car in Burqin town, and dragged him away.

The family does not know what happened to their son, or where the soldiers took him, and said that he, along his brother Odah, and the car’s driver, Jamil Mohammad Sa’ayda, where heading to their work when the soldiers opened fire at their car.

In Hebron, in southern West Bank, the soldiers invaded and ransacked many homes, and abducted two Palestinians, identified as Amer Tawfiq Abu Hlayyil and Hazem Nader Abu Hlayyil, in Doura town, south of the city.

The soldiers also invaded the as-Sammoa’ town, south of Hebron, and installed roadblocks on the main roads of the nearby Thaheriyya town in addition to the Zeev area.

The Israeli army said its soldiers, especially the Duvdevan special forces, in cooperation with the police and border police units, and the Shin Bet security agency, carried out the massive operations in the West Bank to target what it called Hamas members.

The Popular Front for the Liberation of Palestine (PFLP), the Popular Resistance Committees, Hamas movement and various Palestinian factions denounced the Israeli escalation and vowed retaliation to avenge the death of the slain Palestinians.

The Israeli army said two soldiers where injured during the armed confrontations with the Palestinians, and added that the two are in serious condition and undergone several injuries.

Initial investigations revealed that “while it remains unknown who fired that shots that injured the two soldiers, the two could have been injured by friendly fire.”



Yousef was from Burqin town, west of the northern West Bank city of Jenin. Source: IMEMC