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Nidal Mohammad Watad


Nidal Watad is a Palestinian journalist.

Israel is reportedly planning to deploy 70 reserve battalions on unplanned operational activity in the West Bank in 2016.

13 November, 2015

Israel's PM has reportedly admitted that pledges relayed to US Secretary of State John Kerry on Al-Aqsa status were aimed at preventing relations with Jordan from deteriorating.

27 October, 2015

The Israeli agriculture minister has revealed that he had the prior consent of Prime Minister Binyamin Netanyahu for his incursions into al-Aqsa Mosque, promising more.

23 October, 2015

Israel rejected a proposal to return Al-Aqsa mosque to Jordanian administration, according to Israeli website Walla.

19 October, 2015

Analysis: Israeli politicians from both the left and the right have railed against Palestinian members of the Knesset for supporting Jerusalem's al-Aqsa Mosque in the face of repeated Israeli assaults.

01 October, 2015

Israeli paper Haaretz has reported that UK has successfully used Israeli Tamuz missiles in Iraq and Afghanistan in the past, ordered more, and has other significant military cooperations with Israel.

29 September, 2015

Israel's security cabinet was set to vote Thursday on harsher laws against Palestinians, including the introduction of mandatory minimum sentences for stone-throwing.

24 September, 2015

Israel plans to expand the use of snipers against protesters throwing stones at Israeli vehicles in Palestinian Bedouin areas, Haaretz said on Monday.

21 September, 2015

Israeli police have started firing live bullets at protesters throwing stones and Molotov cocktails in defence of the al-Aqsa mosque compound in Jerusalem.

17 September, 2015

The Israeli government has been sending messages to Jordan, directly and via the US government, in a bid to calm tensions at Jerusalem's al-Aqsa mosque compound.

17 September, 2015