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Army Abducts Five Palestinians Near Qalqilia

Israeli soldiers abducted, on Thursday evening, five young Palestinian men, when many army jeeps invaded Jayyous town, east of the northern West Bank city of Qalqilia, before the soldiers broke into and searched many homes. The soldiers conducted searches of homes and neighborhoods in the town, before abducting Ezz Bader […]

September 22, 2017 9:26 AM IMEMC News Israeli Politics, News Report, Qalqilia, West Bank 0

PCHR Weekly Report On Israeli Human Rights Violations in the Occupied Palestinian Territory (14-19 September 2017)

Israeli forces continued with systematic crimes in the occupied Palestinian territory (oPt) for the week of 14- 19 September 2017. 7 Palestinian civilians, including a child, were wounded in the West Bank and Gaza Strip, while Israeli forces continued to target the border areas of Gaza, with no casualties reported. […]

September 22, 2017 4:39 AM IMEMC News & Agencies Human rights, Israeli attacks, Israeli Settlement, News Report, Non-violent action, Palestine, Refugees/Immigration 0

Catholic Churches in Jerusalem Condemn Attack on St. Stephen

The Council of Catholic Churches in Jerusalem, on Thursday, condemned the attack against St. Stephen’s Church Wednesday night, which resulted in the destruction of internal property. The council said, in a press release, that it demands “the State of Israel, with all its institutions concerned, punish who were responsible for […]

September 22, 2017 4:27 AM IMEMC News & Agencies Holy sites, Israel, Israeli attacks, Israeli Settlement, Jerusalem, News Report 0

Israeli Military Claims US has Established First-ever Permanent Military Base in Israel

For the first time, the U.S. military established a permanent base in Israel this week, according to Israeli military officials. But after the statements of the military officials were made public, the U.S. government denied that such a base was being built. Previously, the U.S. had supported the Israeli military […]

September 21, 2017 10:33 AM IMEMC News International Politics, Israel, Israeli Politics, News Report 0

Uproar over Ultra-Orthodox Military Service Deepens Old Israeli Rift (VIDEO)

Journalist and documentarian Lia Tarachansky discusses the decision by the Israeli Supreme Court to overturn a law exempting ultra-Orthodox Jews from military service. Lia Tarachansky is an Israeli-Russian journalist and documentary filmmaker who previously reported for The Real News Network on Israel and the occupied Palestinian territories. Born in the […]

September 21, 2017 12:45 AM IMEMC News & Agencies Internal Unrest, International News, Israel, News Report 0

Soldiers Uproot West Bank Crops

Israeli forces, on Wednesday, uprooted dozens of fruit trees and leveled Palestinian land west of West Bank city of Nablus. Tareq Hazzaa, owner of the land, said that a bulldozer escorted by Israeli Civil Administration forces razed more than 50 fig and lemon trees that were bearing fruit. He said […]

September 21, 2017 12:33 AM IMEMC News & Agencies Israeli attacks, Nablus, News Report 0

Settlers Continue to Raid Al-Aqsa

Dozens of Israeli settlers, on Wednesday morning, stormed the courtyards of Al-Aqsa Mosque from Maghariba gate, under heavy protection of Israeli police. Local sources said, according to Al Ray, that around 131 Israeli settlers stormed the mosque, toured its compound and listened to Talmudic rituals. The sources pointed out that […]

September 21, 2017 12:23 AM IMEMC News & Agencies Holy sites, Jerusalem, News Report 0

Clashes Erupt in Hebron City

Clashes between Palestinian youth and Israeli forces erupted on Wednesday afternoon, in central Hebron city, southern occupied West Bank. Locals told Ma’an News Agency that Palestinians youth threw rocks at Israeli soldiers in the Bab al-Zawiya area of the city, and that the soldiers responded by shooting stun grenades and […]

September 20, 2017 11:23 PM IMEMC News & Agencies Hebron, Internal Unrest, Israeli attacks, News Report, Palestinian attacks 0

Rights Organisations Submit Evidence of Israeli War Crimes to ICC Prosecutor

On Wednesday noon, 20 September 2017, the four Palestinian human rights organizations (Palestinian Center for Human Rights (PCHR), al-Haq Organization, al-Mezan Center for Human Rights, and Addameer Center for Human Rights) held a press conference to declare the submission of a fourth communication to the International Criminal Court (ICC) titled […]

September 20, 2017 11:12 PM PCHR Gaza Gaza Siege, Human rights, International, International News, Israeli attacks, Israeli Settlement, News Report, Non-violent action, Refugees/Immigration 0

Army Abducts Three Palestinians In Hebron

Israeli soldiers abducted, on Wednesday evening, three Palestinians, and causing many to suffer the effects of teargas inhalation, in the center of Hebron city, in the southern part of the occupied West Bank. Media sources in Hebron said the soldiers invaded al-Manara junction area, and fired many gas bombs causing […]

September 20, 2017 11:09 PM IMEMC News Hebron, Israeli attacks, News Report, West Bank 0

Three Detainees Currently Holding Hunger-Strikes

The Palestinian Detainees Radio has reported, Tuesday, that three detainees, held by Israel, are ongoing with hunger strikes protesting being held without charges, bad living conditions and treatment. It stated that detainee Anas Ibrahim Shadeed, 20, from Doura town, in the southern West bank governorate of Hebron, has started a […]

September 19, 2017 1:48 PM IMEMC News Gaza City, Gaza Strip, Hebron, Israeli attacks, Jenin, News Report, Palestine, Prisoners, West Bank 0

Army Detains A Wife And Her Infant While Visiting Detained Husband

Israeli soldiers abducted, Tuesday, the wife of a political prisoner, and their infant, while visiting him in Ofer Israeli prison, near Ramallah, in central West Bank. The family said that the soldiers detained the wife of detainee Yahia Hasan Rimawi, and their two-month of age newborn girl. The family is […]

September 19, 2017 12:30 PM IMEMC News Israeli attacks, News Report, Prisoners, Ramallah, West Bank 0

Qassam Fighter Killed In Tunnel In Southern Gaza

Palestinian medical sources have reported, on Tuesday, that a Palestinian fighter was killed in a border tunnel, between Gaza and Egypt, in Rafah, in the southern part of the Gaza Strip. The Al-Qassam Brigades, the armed wing of Hamas, has confirmed that the Palestinian, identified as Hani Faraj Shallouf, 24, […]

September 19, 2017 12:13 PM IMEMC News Gaza Siege, Gaza Strip, Miscellaneous, News Report, Rafah 0

Israeli Soldiers Abduct Sixteen Palestinians In The West Bank

Israeli soldiers abducted, on Tuesday at dawn, at least sixteen Palestinians in different parts of the occupied West Bank, after the soldiers invaded many Palestinians areas and searched homes, the Palestinian Prisoners’ Society (PPS) has reported. In Hebron, in the southern part of the West Bank, the soldiers invaded many […]

September 19, 2017 11:02 AM IMEMC News Bethlehem, Hebron, Israeli attacks, Jerusalem, Nablus, News Report, Qalqilia, Salfit, Tubas, West Bank 0

Hamas to Dissolve Administrative Committee, Hold Elections

Hamas, the de facto ruling party of the Gaza Strip, has pledged to dissolve its administrative committee that runs the besieged coastal enclave and expressed readiness to hold general elections, in a bid for reconciliation with the Fateh-led Palestinian Authority (PA). A statement from Hamas said, according to Ma’an News […]

September 18, 2017 10:00 PM IMEMC News & Agencies Gaza Siege, Gaza Strip, News Report, Palestinian Politics 0