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Qassam Muaddi

Qassam Muaddi


Qassam Muaddi is The New Arab's West Bank reporter, covering political and social developments in the Palestinian territories since 2014 in Arabic, English and French. He has co-authored two books in French, "Terre Sainte Guerre Sainte?" and "Taybeh, dernier village Chrétien de Palestine". He is also the founder and editor of the "7ara36" blog in Arabic. 

A Palestinian national was arrested by Saudi police for allegedly 'threatening security' with a social media video.

19 October, 2021

After an exchange of criticism with the Palestinian leadership, two of three left-wing opposition parties who declared a boycotting PLO meetings have revoked their decision

19 October, 2021

Ahmad Qatamesh had been banned from giving public lectures or taking part in public gatherings.

18 October, 2021

A Palestinian official report raised controversy after exposing corruption in the handling of the PA's covid relief fund. Officials claim they are limited technical cases, while critics insist the main issue is the lack of accountability.

14 October, 2021

The hunger strike comes after weeks of rising tensions in Israeli prisons, where Israeli authorities have introduced punitive measures over the Gilboa prison break.

13 October, 2021

Analysis: Israeli raids in the northern West Bank have increased in recent weeks, accompanied by armed clashes with Palestinians. But observers say a new wave of Palestinian armed activism is still too early to define.

12 October, 2021

Turkish authorities have informed the families of two of the nine Palestinians who disappeared in Turkey that they have been found and are now in custody.

12 October, 2021

Under occupation, Palestinians are forced to endure second class citizenship inside and out of the penal system. But they continue to be deprived of the most basic medical assistance whilst incarcerated, in flagrant violation of international law.

12 October, 2021

The Yousefiyah Cemetery, possibly dating back to the 12th century, has been targeted by the Israeli Jerusalem municipality for settlement projects, including a theme park

11 October, 2021

Israeli raids and arrests in the Jenin area have increased since the Gilboa prison break, say local sources.

07 October, 2021