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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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Israeli forces killed Iman Odeh at a checkpoint outside of Hawara, accusing her of stabbing an Israeli soldier. She was a mother to three children.

05 May, 2023

"When the three men were pulled out of the rubble, there was an uproar among the people present, as [the killed] were so maimed by the occupation fire that they weren't recognisable," described an eyewitness.

04 May, 2023

"The occupation did not kill Khader once, but killed him for 86 days, with every moment of pain. His will was not to let the occupiers touch his body, and to be buried beside his father," said his wife.

02 May, 2023

"Whenever I hear of Israeli 'independence' celebrations, I think of the Nakba, and not only 1948. The Nakba is my personal story and my everyday present," said a young Palestinian.

28 April, 2023

"We were exposed to punitive measures after the 2016 strike, where many teachers were forced into early retirement, while others suffered salary cuts," the source said. "Yet, we came back to the strike because our conditions haven't changed."

25 April, 2023

"I woke up to the sound of gunfire, while my son was staying over with his friends," Suleiman's father told Palestinian media on Monday. "Just yesterday, he was helping people at the checkpoint, distributing water," he said while sobbing.

24 April, 2023

Israeli forces have imposed a closure on Jericho, one of the few tourist destinations in the West Bank, amid the Eid al-Fitr holiday, trapping dozens of Palestinian families.

23 April, 2023

The families of nearly 5,000 Palestinian prisoners have spent a difficult Eid holiday as their loved ones languish in Israeli jails.

23 April, 2023

"These plans have several strategic purposes," said Khalil Tafakji, head of the maps unit at Jerusalem's Orient House. "First, these new roads serve as the base for future settlement expansion in the West Bank, which aims at controlling more land."

21 April, 2023

"The result of all this is that the main street in Hawara is being emptied of Palestinians and made available only for Israeli settlers," said a resident and business owner in the besegied town.

20 April, 2023