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Protesting Torture, Bad Conditions, Palestinian Detainee Continues Hunger Strike

The Palestinian Detainees Committee has reported that a detainee, held by Israel since June 16, is ongoing with his hunger strike for the twelfth consecutive day, protesting torture during interrogation, insults and inhumane living conditions, in Asqalan Israeli prison. The committee said that the detainee, identified as Rif’at Jibreel Jamil […]

June 28, 2016 11:51 AM IMEMC News Hebron, News Report, Palestine, Prisoners, West Bank 0

Army Injures Several Palestinians In Hebron, Kidnap One In Bethlehem

Israeli soldiers invaded, earlier on Tuesday, two towns in the southern West Bank district of Hebron, and injured many Palestinians during ensuing clashes. The soldiers also invaded Beit Fajjar town, south of Bethlehem, and kidnapped one Palestinian. Medical sources in Hebron said the soldiers invaded Shiokh and Sa’ir towns, north […]

June 28, 2016 11:23 AM IMEMC News Bethlehem, Hebron, Israeli attacks, News Report, West Bank 0
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Jordan Protests Ongoing Israeli Violations Against Al-Aqsa

The Jordanian government denounced the escalating Israeli violations against the Al-Aqsa Mosque in occupied Jerusalem, including the Sunday and Monday invasions, and the attacks targeting worshippers and Waqf department employees, in addition to the usage of rubber-coated steel bullets and gas bombs into the mosque courtyards. Jordan Government Spokesperson, Dr. […]

June 27, 2016 10:22 PM IMEMC News Arab World, Holy sites, Israeli attacks, Jerusalem, News Report 0

Gaza: Agriculture Ministry to Halt Israeli Watermelon Imports

Hamas’ Ministry of Agriculture in the Gaza Strip decided, on Monday, to stop importing watermelons from Israel after local farmers agreed to lower their prices by the end of the week. Tahsin al-Saqa, director of the ministry’s marketing department, said that the consumer price of watermelon would be reduced from 10 […]

June 27, 2016 7:40 PM IMEMC News & Agencies Boycott Movement, Gaza Siege, Gaza Strip, Internal Unrest, International, Israel, Israeli Politics, News Report 0
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Adalah: Stop Cutting Water Supply to West Bank Palestinians

Adalah, The Legal Center for Arab Minority Rights in Israel, sent a letter to senior Israeli government, military and water officials demanding that they cease cutting the water supply to Palestinian residents of the occupied West Bank. “In violation of int’l treaties, Israel has cut water supply up to 70%, […]

June 27, 2016 7:19 PM IMEMC News & Agencies Holy sites, Human rights, Israeli Politics, Jerusalem, News Report, West Bank 0

Youth Reminds Palestine of Need for Boycott Movement

06/26/16 | International Solidarity Movement, | Al Khalil team On June 25th 2016, the Tomorrow’s Youth Forum (Moltaqa Sawa’d) in cooperation with the Partnership Institution For Development distributed water and date packages in Dura’s city center near occupied al-Khalil (Hebron) to raise awareness about the Boycott, Divestment & Sanctions Movement […]

June 27, 2016 6:57 PM IMEMC News & Agencies Boycott Movement, Hebron, Human rights, International, Israeli Settlement, News Report, Palestine, Refugees/Immigration 0

Turkey and Israel to Normalize Ties After 6-year Hiatus

Turkish Turkish Prime Minister Binali Yıldırım on Monday announced the signing of a Turkish Israeli deal to normalize relations between the two, after six years of ‘strained ties.’ Turkish and Israeli delegations, on Sunday, have met in Rome to finalize details of the deal. The Turkish-Israeli affairs were suspended in 2010, after the Israeli […]

June 27, 2016 6:20 PM IMEMC News & Agencies International, Israeli Politics, News Report 0

Israeli Soldiers Kidnap Thirteen Palestinians In The West Bank

Israeli soldiers invaded, overnight and on Monday morning, several Palestinian districts in different parts of the occupied West Bank, and kidnapped at least Thirteen Palestinians, the Palestinian Prisoners Society (PPS) said. The Hebron office of the PPS has reported that the soldiers invaded Hebron city, in the southern part of the […]

June 27, 2016 12:26 PM IMEMC News Bethlehem, Hebron, Israeli attacks, Jerusalem, Nablus, News Report, Tulkarem, West Bank 0

Israeli Soldiers, Undercover Officers, Invade The Courtyards Of Al-Aqsa Mosque (VIDEO)

Dozens of Israeli soldiers, and undercover officers, stormed on Monday morning that courtyards of the Al-Aqsa Mosque through the al-Magharba Gate, attacked many Palestinian worshipers before closing the Al-Qibli Mosque, in preparation to allow dozens of Israeli extremists to tour the holy site. The soldiers and undercover officers forced all […]

June 27, 2016 11:40 AM IMEMC News Holy sites, Israeli attacks, Jerusalem, News Report, West Bank 0

Israeli Soldiers Open Fire On Gaza Farmers; Navy Fires On Fishing Boats

Israeli soldiers, stationed on military towers across the border fence, opened fire, on Monday morning, into Palestinian agricultural lands across the border fence, in the Gaza Strip, while navy ships fired live rounds targeting fishing boats northwest of Gaza city. The WAFA Palestinian News Agency has reported that the soldiers […]

June 27, 2016 10:54 AM IMEMC News Gaza Siege, Gaza Strip, Israeli attacks, News Report 0

Israeli Soldiers Kidnap Five Palestinians In Hebron And Bethlehem

Israeli soldiers have kidnapped, earlier Monday, five Palestinians in the West Bank districts of Hebron and Bethlehem. On Sunday evening, the soldiers kidnapped a Palestinian in occupied Jerusalem. The Hebron office of the Palestinian Prisoners Society (PPS) has reported that several Israeli military vehicles invaded the Ras al-Joura area, in […]

June 27, 2016 10:05 AM IMEMC News Bethlehem, Hebron, Israeli attacks, Jerusalem, News Report, West Bank 0
Palestinian fishermen hold banners in a protest to demand the boycott of the Israeli agricultural products, during the 10th annual Israeli Apartheid Week, at the seaport of Gaza City on March 16, 2014. Photo by Ashraf Amra

Kuwait Divests From G4S

via The Public Institution for Social Security (PIFSS) in Kuwait has decided, as reported in the Kuwaiti media, to divest its funds from G4S, a company that is profiting from the Israeli occupation and has a notorious record of human rights abuses. The decision comes following calls from BDS […]

June 26, 2016 11:39 PM IMEMC News & Agencies Arab World, Boycott Movement, International, News Report 0