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Qassam Muaddi

Qassam Muaddi


Qassam Muaddi is TNA's correspondent in the West Bank. He is a Palestinian journalist and writer who has covered Palestinian social, political and cultural developments in Arabic, French and English since 2014. He was member of the editorial team of the Palestinian online and print monthly 'Etijah' until  2019, and wrote analysis articles for several French publications as well as Op-Eds and literary texts for several Palestinian media outlets. He co-published two books in French 'Terre Sainte, Guerre Sainte?' and  'Taybeh: Dernier village Chrétien de Palestine'. In 2021, he started the '7ara 36' blog in Arabic, featuring human stories from Palestine.


Areas of focus: Palestinian history, literature, art, politics, photography


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"What happened in Hawara a few weeks ago was just an example of what can happen on a larger scale with a regular force of extremist settlers," said one Palestinian activist.

30 March, 2023

Israeli security forces watched as settlers threw stones and fired live bullets at Palestinian homes and property in Hawara, the town’s mayor said, after two Israeli soldiers were wounded in a shooting attack on Saturday.

26 March, 2023

Palestinian teachers have called for more pay and the founding of a union, following rising costs in the occupied West Bank.

24 March, 2023

Ramadan is often a tense month in the occupied Palestinian territories, with Israeli assaults on civilians continuing.

24 March, 2023

"Prisoners have been in a constant battle with [Israel's] prison services since the Gilboa prison break, and this time it was the highest point in that confrontation so far," the spokesperson for the Palestinian Prisoners' Cub said to The New Arab.

23 March, 2023

Seven members of the "Higher Emergency Committee", the prisoners' leadership body representing all political affiliations, started refusing food on Tuesday. A first wave of 2,000 prisoners will join the strike on Wednesday, the first day of Ramadan.

21 March, 2023

"The entire logic is security-driven, without mention of the political plight of Palestinian people," said a protester. "It's a summit for Israel's interests, not for ours."

20 March, 2023

The incident occurred as Palestinian and Israeli officials were meeting at a summit in Sharm el-Sheikh, in a bid to discuss measures on de-escalating violence in the West Bank, which has claimed 89 Palestinian lives this year alone.

19 March, 2023

An Israeli raid on the occupied West Bank city of Jenin on Thursday left four Palestinians killed, including a teenager.

16 March, 2023

"The soldiers shot live fire in every direction, wounding three youngsters, all civilians," said a resident of Nablus.

16 March, 2023