Walid Sharif

May 15, 2022: Walid Sharif, 23, died from serious wounds he suffered on April 22nd after Israeli soldiers stormed the courtyard of the Al-Aqsa Mosque in occupied Jerusalem and assaulted hundreds of worshipers.

Walid was seriously injured when the soldiers invaded Al-Aqsa on the third Friday of the holy Muslim month of Ramadan and assaulted hundreds of worshipers. He suffered a profoundly serious head injury near the al-Magharba Gate before the soldiers abducted and assaulted him.

The soldiers dragged the wounded Palestinian out of the courtyards of Al-Aqsa Mosque, and then, they assaulted him despite his serious wounds before taking him to Hadassah Medical Center. Still, the army and the police were deployed there in the dozens and prevented the family from seeing him for several hours.

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His brother Abdul-Rahman, a medic in Al-Aqsa, said Walid suffered a skull fracture and Hemorrhage in the brain after the soldiers shot him with a rubber-coated steel bullet in the head from a very close range.

He added that his brother remained in a coma after his brain was deprived of oxygen for at least twenty minutes.

At the time, the doctors at the Hadassah Israeli Medical Center in occupied Jerusalem said there is nothing more they can do for the young man and that he is in a coma in the intensive care unit.

Although Walid was shot in the afternoon, the family could not see him until the early night hours.

During the Israeli assault on the worshipers, the army injured 152 Palestinians, including many women and children, especially after the army used drones to fire gas bombs at the worshipers in the Al-Aqsa compound.

The Israeli army also abducted and detained more than five hundred Palestinians from the courtyard of Al-Aqsa.

Walid was from Beit Hanina north of Jerusalem. Source: IMEMC

Abdul-Rahman Jamal Qassem

Abdul-Rahman QassemMarch 7, 2022: Abdul-Rahman Jamal Qassem, 22, was shot and killed by Israeli soldiers after he reportedly stabbed two soldiers near Bab al-Qattanin leading to the Al-Aqsa Mosque in occupied Jerusalem, in the West Bank.

Israeli sources said two soldiers were moderately injured in the stabbing incident before the soldiers shot and killed the Palestinian.

Dozens of soldiers and police officers were deployed in the area after the incident before the army closed the entire area.

A surveillance video from the scene shows the soldiers surrounding the wounded Palestinian after the officers shot him; he was lying on the ground when an officer fired the fatal shot, although the Palestinian at the time posed no threat due to his severe wounds.

The soldiers also attacked many Palestinians in the area closed all gates leading to the Al-Aqsa Mosque before preventing the worshippers from entering the holy site.

Abdul-Rahman is the fifth Palestinian to be killed by Israeli soldiers in the first week of March 2022.

On March 06th, the soldiers killed Yamen Nafez Jaffal, 16, after the army invaded Abu Dis town, east of occupied Jerusalem, in the West Bank, and Karim Jamal al-Qawasmi, 19, from the at-Tour town, in Jerusalem, after shooting him near Bab Hutta gate, north of the Al-Aqsa Mosque.

On March 01st, 2022, the soldiers killed Ammar Shafiq Abu Afifa, 21, near Beit Fajjar town, south of Bethlehem, and Shadi Najm, 18, in Jenin, in the West Bank.

Abdul-Rahman was from the al-Jalazoun refugee camp, north of Ramallah, and lived in the nearby town of Jifna. Source: IMEMC

Karim Jamal al-Qawasmi

March 06, 2022: Karim Jamal al-Qawasmi, 19, was killed by Israeli soldiers near Bab Hutta gate, north of the Al-Aqsa Mosque, in the occupied capital Jerusalem, in the West Bank.

The soldiers shot the young man and left him bleeding without first aid until he succumbed to his wounds.

The soldiers fired a barrage of live fire at the young men before closing the entire area, including all gates leading to Al-Aqsa.

Israeli daily Haaretz said the Palestinian approached the officers, pulled out a knife, and stabbed one of them. Other officers at the scene opened fire at the attacker in response.

Haaretz quoted the Israeli police claiming that the Palestinian approached the officers at 4:30 at dawn, before stabbing and mildly one of them before the officers shot him.

However, the police did not explain how the second officer was hurt but only said: “two officers were injured mildly during the attack.”

Dozens of soldiers and police officers were also sent to the area and initiated extensive searches in the streets and alleys, especially around Al-Aqsa and the Old City.

The soldiers isolated the entire area and prevented the Palestinians from reaching the Al-Aqsa Mosque and many parts of the Old City.

A few hours after killing the Palestinian, dozens of Israeli soldiers, police, and intelligence officers invaded his home and ransacked the property, causing excessive damage, before abducting his father, mother, and brother.

Karim is also a former political prisoner, abducted when he was a teenager and was imprisoned for 18 months.

Karim was from the at-Tour town in occupied Jerusalem. Source: IMEMC

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

 

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 Abu Ghannam

July 21, 2017: Mohammad Hasan Abu Ghannam, 20, was killed by Israeli soldiers during protests that took place after the army invaded at-Tour neighborhood, in East Jerusalem.

Eyewitnesses said that the soldiers surrounded the Palestinian after shooting him, and that he bled to death when the army prevented Palestinian medics from approaching him.

Following the fatal shooting, Israeli soldiers and undercover officers frequently invaded Al-Makassed Hospital in Jerusalem, after surrounding it, apparently to retrieve the corpse to the slain Palestinian, but young men managed to smuggle it out of the hospital, and his burial ceremony was held shortly afterwards.

Many Palestinians were also injured by Israeli fire and gas bombs, during the clashes, and one of the wounded Palestinians suffered a serious injury.

Al-Makassed Hospital also has issued an urgent call for blood donations, due to the large number of Palestinians, who were shot and injured by Israeli army fire, in different parts of the Jerusalem.

Mohammad was the third Palestinian to be killed within a few hours, after an armed Israeli settler killed a teenage boy, identified as Mohammad Mahmoud Sharaf, 18, in Ras al-‘Amoud neighborhood, in East Jerusalem, while the soldiers also killed Mohammad Lafi, 18, from Abu Dis town, east of Jerusalem, after shooting him with a live round in his heart.

The Israeli army declared Jerusalem’s Old City a closed military zone, preventing the Palestinians from entering or leaving it, denying them access to Al-Aqsa Mosque for Friday prayers.

The Palestinian Red Crescent has reported that at least 140 Palestinians have been injured, and that most of them were shot by the army, while several others suffered fractures and bruises after being assaulted by the soldiers. Mohammad was from Abu Dis town, in Jerusalem. Source: IMEMC

Mohammad Sharaf

July 21, 2017: Mohammad Mahmoud Sharaf, 17, was shot by an Israeli settler in Ras al-‘Amoud neighborhood, in occupied East Jerusalem, while Israeli soldiers shot and injured many Palestinians, during ensuing clashes.

Mohammad was shot in the neck with a live round fired by the settler, while the soldiers also attacked and clashed with dozens of Palestinians after preventing them from entering the Al-Aqsa Mosque for Friday prayers.

The attack took place at a military roadblock in Ras al-Amoud, after hundreds of soldiers were deployed in the area, completely isolating Al-Aqsa from its surrounding area.

The Palestinian Red Crescent (PRC) has reported that its medics have been unable to reach many injured Palestinians due to the extensive Israeli military and police deployment, and the strict siege blocking all roads and neighborhoods leading to Al-Aqsa Mosque, and added that at least two of the wounded Palestinians suffered life-threatening injuries.

Hundreds of Palestinians participated in Sharaf’s burial and funeral ceremony in Sweih neighborhood, in Silwan, south of Al-Aqsa Mosque, in Jerusalem.

Earlier Friday, Israel decided to prevent all Palestinian men, below the age of fifty, from entering Al-Aqsa Mosque, and even Jerusalem’s Old City, and deployed thousands of soldiers and officers into the city.

It is worth mentioning that Sharaf has just successfully finished high school, and was preparing to attend a local university for higher education. Mohammad was from Silwan, in Jerusalem. Source: IMEMC

Hail Stawi

July 14, 2017: Hail Stawi, 30, was killed by Palestinian gunmen during armed clashes that took place near the Al-Aqsa Mosque in East Jerusalem.

Hayil, an Arab-Israeli who served as Staff Sergeant Major with the Israeli police, was killed along with another Arab-Israeli officer, identified as Staff Sergeant Major Kamil Shnan, while another police officer was injured, while exchanging fire with the three Palestinians, who were shot dead in the courtyards of the Al-Aqsa Mosque.

The Palestinians who were killed in the gun clashes were also Palestinian-Israeli citizens from Umm al-Fahem Arab majority town, identified as Mohammad Ahmad Mohammad Jabarin, 29, Mohammad Hamed Abdul-Latif Jabarin, 19, and Mohammad Ahmad Mifdil Jabarin, 19.

Eyewitnesses said the three Palestinians were riding a motorcycle, before exchanging fire with the officers, and then ran towards the Dome of the Rock in Al-Aqsa compound where they exchanged fire with the officers, who were chasing them, before they were killed.

Following the fatal incidents, the soldiers completely sealed Al-Aqsa Mosque, and canceled Friday prayers, before preventing all Muslim worshipers from entering or leaving the mosque’s courtyards.

The Israeli police also detained and interrogated the Mufti of Jerusalem, Sheikh Mohammad Hussein, in addition to 58 employees of the Waqf and Islamic Endowment Department, in Jerusalem.

The Mufti was later released after being ordered to pay a 10.000 Israeli Shekels bail, after several hours of detention and interrogation.

The police interrogated the employees for several hours, and released 53 of them, while three employees, identified as Ayman al-Khalidi, Majed Tamimi and Tariq Sandouqa, were remanded for further interrogation. Hayil was from al-Maghar town in Israel’s northern district. Source: IMEMC

Kamil Shnan

July 14, 2017: Kamil Shnan, 22, was killed by Palestinian gunmen during armed clashes that took place near the Al-Aqsa Mosque, in East Jerusalem.

Shnan, an Arab-Israeli who served as Staff Sergeant Major with the Israeli police, was killed along with another Arab-Israeli officer, identified as Staff Sergeant Major Hail Stawi, 30.

Another police officer was injured during the gun clashes with the three Palestinians, who were shot dead in the courtyards of the Al-Aqsa Mosque.

The Palestinians who were killed in clashes were also Palestinian-Israeli citizens identified as Mohammad Ahmad Mohammad Jabarin, 29, Mohammad Hamed Abdul-Latif Jabarin, 19, and Mohammad Ahmad Mifdil Jabarin, 19, from Umm al-Fahem Arab majority town.

Eyewitnesses said the three Palestinians were riding a motorcycle, before exchanging fire with the officers, and then ran towards the Dome of the Rock in Al-Aqsa compound where they exchanged fire with the officers, who were chasing them, before they were killed.

Following the fatal incidents, the soldiers completely sealed Al-Aqsa Mosque, and canceled Friday prayers, before preventing all Muslim worshipers from entering or leaving the mosque’s courtyards.

The Israeli police also detained and interrogated the Mufti of Jerusalem, Sheikh Mohammad Hussein, in addition to 58 employees of the Waqf and Islamic Endowment Department, in Jerusalem.

The Mufti was later released after being ordered to pay a 10.000 Israeli Shekels bail, after several hours of detention and interrogation.

The police interrogated the employees for several hours, and released 53 of them, but remanded for further interrogation three employees, identified as Ayman al-Khalidi, Majed Tamimi and Tariq Sandouqa.

Kamil, the son of former Arab-Israeli Member of Knesset, Shakib Shnan, was from Hurfeish town in Israel’s northern district. Source: IMEMC