Daily Report February 24 2020

Total: 109

DAILY SITUATION REPORT

                                              08:00, 23rd February 2020  – 08:00, 24th February 2020

WEST BANK

JERUSALEM

Raid

At dawn on February 24, 2020, Israeli forces raided Al-Issawiya village, stormed and searched a number of houses, and detained 15 civilians.

Detention

The 15 detainees in al-Issawiya village are: Ali Muhammad Obaid, Muhannad Nasser Mahmoud, Bashar Nasser Mahmoud, Mansour Nasir, Fayez Muhammad Muhaisen, Muhammad Mar'i Derbas, Muhammad Adnan Obaid, Ali Abu Riala, Wissam Naif Obaid, Rashad Abu Rialal, Jihad Issa Badr , Youssef Al-Kiswani, Muhammad Al-Gayyar, Basil Odeh, and Basil Muhammad Derbas.

Obstruction of Places of Worship

At 08:00, groups of extremist settlers, under the protection of the occupation police, stormed the courtyards of the blessed Al-Aqsa Mosque, and made provocative tours of its courtyards and facilities.

RAMALLAH & AL BIREH

Flying Checkpoints

At 19:50, the Israeli occupation forces set up a roadblock at the entrance to the village of Al-Nabi Saleh, to search cars and verify citizens ’identities.

Raid

At 10:30, an Israeli army force stormed the village of Deir Nizam, where they fired sound and tear gas canisters in the village's school yard during the raid, which resulted in a number of students suffering from suffocation due to inhaling tear gas, and withdrew at 12:00.

Detention

At 02:30, the occupation forces arrested 3 children - residents of Beitin village: Muhannad Yousef Jaber, 13, Muhammad Abdul Rahman Al-Khatib, 14, and Abdullah Muhammad Jaber, 14.

Assault on Educational sector

At 10:30, Israeli forces raided the village of Deir Nizam, the village school, and fired sound and tear gas canisters in its yard, causing a number of students - suffocation due to inhalation of tear gas.

Attack

At 10:30, during the storming of Deir Nizam village, the Israeli occupation forces fired tear gas and tear gas canisters in the village school yard during the raid, injuring a number of students - asphyxiation due to inhaling tear gas.

JENIN

Flying Checkpoints

At 11:25, the Israeli occupation forces set up a roadblock near the entrance to Arrana village to search cars and verify citizens ’identities.

Raid

1. At 03:05, an Israeli army force stormed the town of Qabatiya, where clashes took place with the citizens during a raid and search of a number of houses. They arrested 2 citizens, and withdrew at 05:25.
2. At dawn on February 24 2020, an Israeli army force stormed the town of Kafr Rae, and arrested a citizen.

Detention

1. The two detainees in the town of Qabatiya are: Mustafa Rashid Abu Al-Rub and Muhammad Asaad Rashid Abu Al-Rub.
2. Detained in the town of Kafr Ra'i: Muhammad Fakhry Al-Atrash.

Attack

At 03:05, the Israeli occupation forces, while storming the town of Qabatba, fired live and metal rubber-coated bullets and sound and tear gas canisters towards the citizens, under the pretext that they were throwing rocks while they were searching and searching a number of houses.

TUBAS

Raid

At dawn on February 24, 2020, a force of the occupation army stormed Al-Fara'a camp, and arrested 2 citizens (brothers).

Detention

The two detainees in al-Far'a camp are: Fares Hassan Tayeh and his brother Uday.

QALQILIYA

Flying Checkpoints

At 18:40, the Israeli occupation forces set up a roadblock between Azzun and Izbat Al-Tabib, to search cars and verify citizens ’identities.

Attack

At 13:50, the Israeli occupation forces, in the vicinity of the Jaljulia checkpoint, southeast of Qalqilya, fired tear gas and tear gas canisters towards the demonstrators, under the pretext that they were throwing stones, and arrested 2 children.

Detention

The two detainees, during clashes with the occupation forces in the vicinity of the Jaljulia checkpoint, located southeast of Qalqilya, are: Amr Khaled Adwan, 15, and Anas Nazzal, 16.

NABLUS

Flying Checkpoints

At 09:30, the Israeli occupation forces set up a checkpoint near the “Shafi Shamron colony” junction. The checkpoint was repeated at 20:30, to search cars and verify citizens ’identities.

Raid

At dawn on February 24, 2020, an Israeli army force stormed the eastern village of Al-Laban, and arrested a university student.

Detention

The detainee in the western village of Al-Laban is: Qais Al-Khatib (university student

SALFIT

Flying Checkpoints

At 09:30, the Israeli occupation forces set up a roadblock at the entrance to the town of Deir Ballut, to search cars and verify citizens ’identities.

Raid

At 01:55, Israeli forces raided the town of Kifl Haris, stormed and searched 2 homes, arrested a citizen, and withdrew at 04:35.

Detention

Detained in the town of Kifl Haris is: Usama Zaid Saleh.

JERICHO

Raid

At 03:00, an Israeli army force stormed Aqabat Jabr camp in Jericho, and raided and searched a number of houses. They arrested a citizen. They also handed over the citizen: Muntaser Yahya Abu Azoum, a notice to the Israeli intelligence review, and withdrew at 06:15.

Detention

1. At 13:55, the Israeli occupation forces arrested the citizen: Baha Musa Jahalin - residents of the village of Al-Jiftlik, while he was checking with the Israeli intelligence.
2. Detained in Aqabat Jabr camp in the city of Jericho: Nael Jihad Abu Al-Asal.

BETHLEHEM

Military Checkpoints

At 15:25, the Israeli occupation forces tightened their procedures at the (Al-Container) checkpoint, and impeded the movement of traffic until 16:05.

Flying Checkpoints

At 12:05, the Israeli occupation forces set up a roadblock in the Aqabat Hasna area (on the main road leading to the western villages in the Bethlehem Governorate), to search cars and verify citizens ’identities until 13:00.

Raid

1. At 03:40, Israeli forces raided the city of Bethlehem, detained 2 civilians, and withdrew at 04:50.
2. At dawn on February 24 2020, a force of the occupation army stormed the town of Al-Khader, and handed over the citizen: Muhammad Issa Naji Ghoneim, a notice to the Israeli intelligence review.

Detention

1. At 21:25, the Israeli occupation forces arrested at the (Al-Kintner) checkpoint. The citizen: Mohammed Hisham Abu Salah - residents of the town of Arabeh.
2. The two detainees in the city of Bethlehem are: Abdullah Atta Tayeh Al-Harimi and Khalil Khadr Khalil Shouka.

HEBRON

Flying Checkpoints

1. At 15:10, the Israeli occupation forces set up a roadblock at the junction of Beit Enoun village, to search cars and verify citizens ’identities.
2. At 20:20, the Israeli occupation forces set up a roadblock at the southern entrance to the city of Hebron, to search cars and verify citizens ’identities until 21:50.

Raid

1. At dawn on February 23, 2020, a force of the occupation army stormed the city of Hebron, and arrested a citizen. The incursion broke out at the dawn of February 24, 2020 and arrested a citizen (bringing the number of detainees in the city to 2).
2. At 05:10, Israeli forces raided Yatta town, detained Mwatana, and withdrew at 07:10.

Detention

1. The two detainees in the city of Hebron are: Ahmad Fadl Imran Mahfouz and Saif Bassam Abu Aisha.
2. Detained in Yatta town: Wafa 'Ali Abu Zahra.

Attack

1. At 17:20, the occupation forces, located opposite Al-Arroub camp, fired sound and tear gas canisters towards the demonstrators at the entrance to the camp, on the pretext that they were throwing stones.
2. At 19:00, the Israeli occupation forces fired tear gas and tear gas at the entrance of the camp to the demonstrators at the entrance to the camp, claiming that they were throwing rocks.

Closure of main Roads

On the morning of February 23, 2020, the Israeli occupation forces closed the dirt roads, entrances to villages, and destroyed the Al-Musafer area, east of the town of Yatta, which links it to the town of Yatta via the bypass road 60, with dirt mounds.

GAZA STRIP

ALL DISTRICTS

• Since 19:00 on 26. 08. 2014 The permanent and comprehensive ceasefire came into effect on the initiative and sponsorship of the Arab Republic of Egypt, after reaching understandings to open the crossings and introduce humanitarian and relief assistance and reconstruction supplies, and to expand the area of fishing for 6 miles with an increase of up to 12 miles with At the end of this year, the area of the "buffer security" area will be reduced from 300 m to 100 m, freedom of movement and the prevention of assassinations, and the remaining issues, including the airport and the port, will be negotiated within a month of the ceasefire.
•Since the Morning of 28th. 06. 2019 The occupying forces allowed the expansion of the fishing distance from the oasis area northwest of the town of Beit Lahiya in northern Gaza governorate and even to the port of Gaza by 6 nautical miles, and from the port of Gaza to the south of rafah beach to 15 nautical miles.
• The occupation forces violated the ceasefire, by firing from their positions on the Green Line in the governorates of North Gaza, Central, Khan Yunis, and Rafah, and by aerial bombardment with 35 missile warplanes in (10 consecutive air strikes) in the governorates of North Gaza, Gaza, Khan Yunis, and Rafah, Which resulted in the injury of 6 citizens.
Palestinian armed groups violated the ceasefire, by firing 43 shells (29 of them (of unknown type) and 14 "mortars") towards the Green Line.

NORTHERN GAZA

Closure of Crossing Points

* Beit Hanoun Crossing - “Erez” is partially open (for the passage of humanitarian cases, foreign journalists, international humanitarian workers, merchants, businessmen, and travelers through the Karama crossing - previously coordinated).

Attack

At 16:15 on 23 February 2020, the Israeli occupation forces opened fire and tear gas canisters from their positions on the Green Line, towards the site of a Palestinian armed group north of the town of Beit Lahia.

Air Strike

1. At 22:10 on 23. 02. 2020, Israeli warplanes bombed 4 rockets, targeting the site of a Palestinian armed group north of the town of Beit Lahia.
2. At 23:30 on 23 February 02, 2020, Israeli warplanes bombed 4 rockets, targeting a site belonging to a Palestinian armed group, north of the town of Beit Lahia.

Detention

At 19:00 on 23 February 2020, the Israeli occupation forces arrested at the Beit Hanoun crossing - "Erez", a citizen: Amer Saad Baraka - residents of the Central Governorate (a merchant), while traveling to the Israeli side.

Palestinian Attacks

1. At 17:35 on 23. 02. 2020 Members of Palestinian armed groups fired 18 (unknown) shells at the Green Line.
2. At 17:40 on 23. 02. 2020 Members of Palestinian armed groups fired a (unknown type) missile at the Green Line.
3. At 17:40 on 23. 02. 2020 Members of Palestinian armed groups fired a (unknown type) missile at the Green Line.
4. At 19:50 on 23. 02. 2020 Members of Palestinian armed groups fired 4 shells (unknown type) towards the Green Line.
5. At 21:00 on 23. 02. 2020 Members of Palestinian armed groups fired a (unknown type) missile at the Green Line.
6. At 22:10 on 23. 02. 2020 Members of Palestinian armed groups fired a (unknown type) missile at the Green Line.
7. At 22:40 on 23. 02. 2020 Members of Palestinian armed groups fired a (unknown type) missile at the Green Line.

GAZA

Closure of Crossing Points

* Al-Muntar - Karni Crossing: closed since 02.03.2011, permanently, and by an Israeli unilateral decision.
* Al-Shojaeya Crossing - "Nahal Oz" for fuel: It has been closed since 01 01.2010 due to an Israeli unilateral decision.

Air Strike

1. At 22:30 on 23. 02. 2020, Israeli warplanes bombed 3 rockets, targeting a group of Palestinian armed groups in the Al-Taqah neighborhood, northeast of Gaza City, resulting in the injury of 4 gunmen.
2. At 22:50 on 23. 02. 2020, Israeli warplanes bombed a missile, targeting an open area in the Al-Shojaeya neighborhood, east of Gaza City.

Injuries

The 4 wounded (members of the Palestinian armed groups) as a result of an aerial bombardment in the Al-Tuffah neighborhood, northeast of Gaza City (whose names are not known).

Palestinian Attacks

At 21:15 on 23 February 02, 2020, Palestinian armed groups fired two shells (of unknown type) towards the Green Line.

CENTRAL GAZA

Attack

1. At 14:30 on February 23 2010, the Israeli occupation forces opened fire on their green lines towards agricultural land, east of Deir Al-Balah.
2. At 06:30 on 02/22/2020, the Israeli occupation forces opened fire from their positions on the Green Line, towards agricultural land east of Deir Al-Balah.

Palestinian Attacks

1. At 17:35 on 23. 02. 2020, Palestinian armed groups fired two mortar shells at the Green Line.
2. At 18:45 on February 23, 2020, members of the Palestinian armed groups fired two mortar shells at the Green Line.
3. At 20:00 on 23/02/2020, Palestinian armed groups fired two mortar shells towards the Green Line.

KHAN YUNIS

Attack

1. At 10:00 on 23 February 2020, the Israeli occupation forces opened fire on their positions on the Green Line, towards a number of protesters, near the border fence, east of Abasan, east of Khan Yunis.
2. At 14:30 on February 23 2010, the Israeli occupation forces opened fire on their green lines towards agricultural land in the east of the town of Qarara, in the northeast of Khan Yunis.
3. At 16:30 on 23 February 2012, the Israeli occupation forces opened fire on their positions on the Green Line, towards a site belonging to a Palestinian armed group, east of Khan Yunis.
4. At 06:30 , 02/22/2020, the Israeli occupation forces opened fire from their positions on the Green Line towards agricultural land east of the town of Khuza'a, east of Khan Yunis.

Air Strike

At 22:35 on 23 February 2012, Israeli warplanes bombed 3 rockets, targeting a site belonging to a Palestinian armed group, west of Khan Yunis.

Palestinian Attacks

At 20:30 on 23 February 2020, members of Palestinian armed groups fired two mortar shells at the Green Line.

RAFAH

Closure of Crossing Points

*Yasser Arafat International Airport: Closed.
*Sofa Crossing: closed.
* Kerem Shalom Crossing - Kerem Shalom: 23 February 2020 is partially open (for the introduction of foodstuffs and goods, limited quantities of fuel, building materials for the private sector and internationally funded projects).
* Al-Awda port - Rafah: on 23. 02. 2020 is open in both directions (for the departure and entry of citizens).

Attack

At 16:30 on February 23 2010, the Israeli occupation forces opened fire on their positions on the Green Line, towards a site belonging to a Palestinian armed group, east of Rafah.

Air Strike

1. At 22:45 on 23. 02. 2020 Israeli warplanes bombed 4 rockets, targeting a position belonging to a Palestinian armed group west of Rafah, injuring 2 citizens.
2. At 22:50 on 23. 02. 2020 Israeli warplanes bombed 4 rockets, targeting a position belonging to a Palestinian armed group west of Rafah.
3. At 22:55 on 23. 02. 2020 Israeli warplanes bombed 4 rockets, targeting a position belonging to a Palestinian armed group west of Rafah.
4. At 23:10 on 23. 02. 2020 Israeli warplanes bombed 4 rockets, targeting a position belonging to a Palestinian armed group west of Rafah.
5. At 23:20 on 23. 02. 2020 Israeli warplanes bombed 4 rockets, targeting a position belonging to a Palestinian armed group west of Rafah.

Injuries

The two wounded as a result of an aerial bombardment west of Rafah (whose names are unknown).

Palestinian Attacks

1. At 17:35 on 23. 02. 2020, Palestinian armed groups fired two mortar shells at the Green Line.
2. At 18:00 on 23 February 2020, members of Palestinian armed groups fired two mortar shells at the Green Line.
3. At 23:25 on 23. 02. 2020, Palestinian armed groups fired two mortar shells at the Green Line.

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