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Detainee Receives An Administrative Detention Order For 6 Months After Serving A 16-Month Prison Term

On Sunday, the Israeli Authorities informed detainee Nasser Abu Khdeir, from Shu’fat town, in occupied East Jerusalem, that he will be held under Administrative Detention for six months, instead of being released this coming Thursday, after finishing a 16-month prison sentence. The detainee suffers from a number of chronic diseases, […]

August 20, 2018 3:02 AM IMEMC News Jerusalem, News Report, Palestine, Prisoners 0

Imprisoned Palestinian Journalist Reiterates Call for Solidarity

Imprisoned Palestinian journalist and director of Al-Quds TV Alaa Rimawi said on Sunday, 19 August that the arrests carried out by Israeli occupation forces against Palestinian media and journalists are part of a comprehensive attack on Palestinian media, preventing it from doing its work and minimizing its role in publicizing Palestinian realities. […]

August 19, 2018 7:05 PM IMEMC News & Agencies Israel, News Report, Prisoners 0

UN Protection Proposals Rejected by Israel

Israel’s ambassador to the United Nations, Danny Danon, condemned the UN Secretary-General Antonio Guterres’ report on improving Palestinian protection in the occupied territories. Danny Danon spoke on behalf of Israel and announced Israel’s rejection of the report presented by Guterres on Friday. Danon said, in a statement, that “The only […]

August 19, 2018 6:58 PM IMEMC News & Agencies International, International Politics, News Report 0

Erez Crossing Closed by Israeli Authorities

Israeli occupation authorities informed the Palestinian side of closing Erez border crossing, in the Gaza Strip, on Sunday, to allow the entry of humanitarian cases only. Director of Public Relations and Information Mohammed Al – Maqdama said that Israeli occupation forces announced the closingof the crossing for Palestinian travelers, with […]

August 19, 2018 6:51 PM IMEMC News & Agencies Beit Hanoun, News Report, Refugees/Immigration 0

Tension Mounts Over Truce Deal between Israel and Hamas: Report

Disagreements within the Netanyahu administration have increased tensions between Israeli Defense Minister Avigdor Lieberman and Education Minister Naftali Bennett, Israeli media reports. Yedioth Ahronoth daily writes, according to the PNN, that Education Minister Bennett, head of the Jewish House Party, thinks Lieberman’s surrender to Hamas would lead to war, while […]

August 19, 2018 6:28 PM IMEMC News & Agencies Gaza Strip, International, International Politics, Israel, Israeli Politics, News Report, Palestinian Politics, Truce 0

Two Detainees Continue Hunger Strike

Two Palestinian detainees are ongoing with open-ended hunger strikes they started eight days ago, protesting being held under arbitrary Administrative Detention orders, without charges or trial, the Palestinian Prisoners’ Society (PPS) has reported. The PPS identified the two detainees as Saddam Awad, 28, from Beit Ummar town, north of the […]

August 19, 2018 1:57 PM IMEMC News Hebron, News Report, Prisoners, Ramallah, West Bank 0

Israeli Colonizers Puncture Tires, Write Racist Graffiti, In Jerusalem

Israeli colonizers infiltrated, on Sunday at dawn, Habayel al-Arab neighborhood of the al-‘Isawiya town, in occupied Jerusalem, wrote racist graffiti and punctured the tires of more than 15 Palestinian cars, the Wadi Hilweh Information Center in Silwan (Silwanic) has reported. Mohammad Abu al-Hummus, a member of the Follow-Up Committee in […]

August 19, 2018 12:40 PM IMEMC News Israeli attacks, Israeli Settlement, Jerusalem, News Report, Palestine, West Bank 0

Israeli Colonizers Injure Four Palestinians Near Nablus

A number of Israeli colonizers from Yitzhar colony, illegally built on Palestinian lands south of the northern West Bank city of Nablus, hurled stones at several Palestinian cars, wounding four residents, and caused damage to many cars. Media sources in Nablus said the attacks took place on the main road […]

August 19, 2018 11:43 AM IMEMC News Israeli attacks, Israeli Settlement, Nablus, News Report, West Bank 0

Army Invades Hebron, Abducts A Palestinian Near Nablus

Israeli soldiers invaded, Sunday, Hebron city and Ethna town, west of Hebron, in the southern part of the occupied West Bank, and searched many homes. on Saturday at night, the soldiers abducted a Palestinian near Nablus. Media sources in Hebron said the soldiers invaded many neighborhoods in the city, and […]

August 19, 2018 10:13 AM IMEMC Agencies Hebron, Israeli attacks, Jenin, Nablus, News Report, West Bank 0

Israeli Colonists Uproot 70 Olive Saplings Near Ramallah

Illegal Israeli paramilitary colonizers uprooted, Saturday, dozens of Palestinian olive saplings, and cut trees, in Ras Karkar village, west of the central West Bank city of Ramallah. The WAFA Palestinian News Agency said the Israeli assailants invaded lands, owned by Khaled Samhan, in the northern part of the village, and […]

August 19, 2018 3:01 AM IMEMC News Israeli attacks, Israeli Settlement, News Report, Ramallah, West Bank 0

Gutteres Suggests Armed UN Presence to Insure Palestinian Protection

The United Nations Secretary-General, Antonio Guterres, presented four proposals, this Friday, aimed at protecting Palestinians in the occupied West Bank and in the besieged Gaza Strip, including the deployment of observers and increased humanitarian and development assistance. Guterres presented his proposals in a 14-page report prepared at the request of […]

August 18, 2018 8:07 PM IMEMC News & Agencies Diplomacy, International, International Politics, News Report 0

Israeli Police Ban Palestinians from Al-Aqsa Mosque (VIDEO)

Baraa’ al-Ghazzawi is arrested at al-Aqsa Mosque, August 12, 2018. Photo credit: Wadi Hilweh Information Center. POSTED BY: AHMAD JARADAT AUGUST 17, 2018 Worshippers report being arrested as they exit the holy compound and then banned from praying there. There has been a marked increase in Israeli police and security forces restricting […]

August 18, 2018 7:57 PM Alternative Information Center Holy sites, Jerusalem, News Report 0

Norwegian Activist Shot as Israeli Forces Subdue Protest East of Qalqilia

A Norwegian activist, Saturday, was shot and injured with a rubber-coated steel bullet as Israeli forces quelled the weekly and peaceful anti-settlement demonstration in the village of Kufr Qaddoum, to the east of Qalqilia, said WAFA correspondence. Confrontations reportedly broke out between demonstrators who also rallied to protest Israel’s closure […]

August 18, 2018 7:49 PM IMEMC News & Agencies Israeli attacks, News Report, Non-violent action, Qalqilia 0

Noam Chomsky: Israeli Support Eroding in America

The American linguist, historian and thinker Noam Chomsky says that the administration of US President Donald Trump, despite all its talk about the so-called ‘Deal of the Century’ , has no solution to offer that could lead to the establishment of an independent Palestinian state. The Trump administration, he said, […]

August 18, 2018 7:43 PM IMEMC News & Agencies Human rights, International, International Politics, News Report 0

Illegal Colonizers Cut Dozens Of Olive Trees Near Jenin

A group of illegal Israeli colonizers cut, on Saturday at dawn, dozens of Palestinian olive trees in ‘Arraba town, south of Jenin, in the northern part of the occupied West Bank. Media sources said the assailants invaded an orchard, owned by a local resident identified as Nathmi Dheidi, near the […]

August 18, 2018 10:04 AM IMEMC News Israeli attacks, Israeli Settlement, Jenin, News Report, West Bank 0