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11-year-old boy killed by Israeli gunfire in Gaza

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SHAFAQNA- Three Palestinian including an 11-year-old boy has died of his wounds by Israeli troops during weekly protest on the fence at the fortified Gaza Strip border. The Israeli military said it used force necessary to repel 13,000 Palestinians…

Palestine Lauds Paraguay’s Embassy Move

SHAFAQNA- In a surprise announcement on Wednesday, Paraguay’s Foreign Minister Luis Alberto Castiglioni said his country had reversed a decision to relocate its embassy from Tel Aviv to Jerusalem al-Quds. Paraguay was one of the two…

Gazan teen dies of Israeli gunfire wounds sustained in anti-occupation protests

SHAFAQNA- Palestinian medical sources, speaking on condition of anonymity, said 16-year-old Ahmad Misbah Abu Toyour died on Saturday morning at the European Hospital in the city of Khan Yunis, located about 25 kilometers south of Gaza City. Another…

Israeli Court OKs Demolition of Palestinian Village

SHAFAQNA-The Israeli High Court of Justice on Wednesday finally decided to demolish the Bedouin West Bank village of Khan Al-Ahmar. The ruling comes despite long petitions and protests by citizens and activists in the area, which is home…

US government will reject the Palestinian right of return

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SHAFAQNA- The Trump administration will, in coming days, reject the UN definition of "Palestinian refugees" effectively snubbing the "right of return" of millions of Palestinian refugees to their homes.  The US government will "effectively"…

Muslims at haj criticized Arab disunity for relocation of US embassy to Jerusalem

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SHAFAQNA- The Muslims at the Annual hajj blamed Arab disunity for failing to block President Donald Trump’s decision to relocation of U.S. embassy from Tel Aviv to Jerusalem. In December 2017, Trump called Jerusalem the capital of Israel…

Israel attacks Gaza as Hospitals faces lack of fuel

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SHAFAQNA - Israel bomb the occupied Gaza Strip on Wednesday again while Hospitals in Gaza were about to run out of fuel for generators. UN humanitarian coordinator warned that Israel immediately permit the entry of emergency fuel into Gaza. Gaza’s…

UN warned on The well-being of two million people in Gaza

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SHAFAQNA - Israel reimposed a blockade on fuel deliveries to Gaza and Palestinians in Gaza deprived of the most basic elements of a dignified life. The well-being of two million people, half of whom are children, is at stake. Without fuel,…

Video: A Palestinian man turned Israel’s Weapons into Message of life and Peace

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SHAFAQNA - The Palestine Chronicle : A thirty-four-year-old Palestinian man in Gaza has been turning empty tear gas canisters used by Israeli forces against Palestinian protesters near Gaza’s eastern border into pieces of art. Abdul…

Palestinian girl Ahed Tamimi was Released from Israel Prison

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SHAFAQNA - The 17-year-old Ahed and her mother, Nariman Tamimi, were greeted by the residents of their village, the activists of Palestine, Israel and other countries, with cheers, banners and Palestinian flags. Ahed Tamimi, the Palestinian…

Jews enjoy a far better living condition than Palestinians in Israel

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SHAFAQNA - According to a health report at a parliament session published Tuesday,”Palestinians in Israel suffer more diseases than Jewish citizens. The report, put together by the Advancement of Arab Population’s Health organisation,…

Israel's biggest strikes on Gaza since 2014 war: Hamas says Truce reached

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SHAFAQNA - Two Palestinians killed on Saturday in Israel’s biggest air strikes on the Gaza Strip since a 2014 war. Hamas said a truce had been reached while Israel said it depend on what happens on ground. The Palestinian Islamic Jihad…

Arab public have pessimistic attitude towards Trump's foreign policy

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SHAFAQNA - The Arab Centre for Research and Policy Studies in Doha, Qatar released the results of a public opinion poll that showed Arab public pessimism towards US foreign policy in the region, specifically on the question of Palestine, as…

Ibrahim Musa: Zaria massacre orchestrated in Israel bankrolled by Saudis

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SHAFAQNA - Ibrahim Musa, the President of Media Forum of the Islamic Movement in Nigeria, believes that Israel and Saudi Arabia were the main plotters behind Zaria massacre in Nigeria. Ibrahim Musa is the President of Media Forum of the…

countries in the Middle East known as the Most Active on Social Media

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SHAFAQNA - Jordan and Lebanon has been ranked first and second as most frequent users of social media, Pew Research Center reported. People in the Middle East are the most frequent users of social media, according to a recent study made…

International Crisis Group's analysis on Middle East’s Coming War

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SHAFAQNA - Regional rivalries and heighten the risk of open conflict among the Middle East's dominant players maybe will devolve into yet another war in the region involving regional and global powers like the United States. The Belgium-based International…

Prince William's historic five-day Middle East tour

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SHAFAQNA - The Duke of Cambridge's five-day Middle East tour was historic. He traveled to Jordan, Israel and the Palestinian territories during a period of increased tension in the region. Prince William arrived in Jordan on Sunday on the…

Trump claims a lot of progress has been made in Middle East

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SHAFAQNA - US President Donald Trump claimed that a lot of progress had been made in the Middle East during a meeting with King Abdullah of Jordan on Monday in their third summit since Mr Trump took office and the first since US pulled out…

48 homes of resistance fighters demolished by Israel

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SHAFAQNA - A number of 48 homes of Palestinian resistance fighters demolished by Israel.  Israeli occupation authorities have demolished and sealed 48 houses belonging to Palestinians under the pretext that one of their residents carried…

Washington told Syrian rebels it won’t intervene in southern Syria

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SHAFAQNA - The United States has told Syrian rebel factions “You're on your own” and should not expect military support to assist them resist a major government offensive to regain strategic area of southern Syria bordering Jordan and the…

Bahrain will form ties with Israel

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SHAFAQNA - An official from Bahrain said this country does not view Israel as an enemy and Bahrain will be the first [Persian] Gulf state to form ties with Israel. An official from the Kingdom in Bahrain told i24NEWS that Bahrain will be…

In Saudi Arabia, Public Opinion about Israel Is Shifting

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SHAFAQNA - Mosaic Magazine : While the growing cooperation between [Tel Aviv] and Riyadh, especially regarding the threat to both posed by Iran, is hardly a secret, it has generally stayed out of public view and has not been reflected in popular…

Prince William’s Middle East tour to build a relationship with the people of the region

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SHAFAQNA - Metro| by Amy Duncan : While Kate Middleton remains on maternity leave, Prince William is preparing to head on his first solo tour to the Middle East. It is the first time a member of the British Royal Family has officially…

Top US official eyes Israel's Egypt border for Trump wall ideas

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SHAFAQNA - Middle East Eye : US homeland security secretary visited Israel's southern border for ideas on wall project along US southern border US Homeland Security Secretary Kirstjen Nielsen inspected Israel's fenced-off border with Egypt…

Jordan protests and the danger of Alternative Homeland strategy

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SHAFAQNA - Thousands of Jordanians protested against price hikes and an income tax reform bill last week but according to a Kuwaiti scholar this crisis may be a strategy from USA and Israel to perform the idea of Alternative Homeland for…

Rouhani-Putin emphasis on successful cooperation in Syrian conflict

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SHAFAQNA - Despite Israeli claims about rising tensions between Iran and Russia in Syria, the Presidents of these two nations talked about their successful cooperation in Syrian conflict. President Vladimir Putin noted specific results of the…

Israel detains Palestinians for waking up Muslims for Ramadan meal

SHAFAQNA- Israeli forces have arrested six Palestinians in the occupied Jerusalem al-Quds for performing a generations-old Ramadan tradition. The performers, known as ‘Musaharati’, who march through the streets to call on Muslims…

American Analyst of Russia Today (RT): Zionist Media Show Palestinians as Usurpers

SHAFAQNA-“Zionist media describes the Palestinians as if they are invaders and they seized Zionist-owned Jewish lands,” an American analyst of Russia Today said. According to the news staff of the 6th International Conference of New Horizon,…