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Army Abducts Three Palestinians, Confiscates Cars, Near Jenin

Dozens of Israeli soldiers invaded, on Wednesday at dawn, several homes in Barta‚Äôa village, isolated behind the illegal Annexation Wall, southwest of the northern West Bank city of Jenin, abducted one Palestinian and illegally confiscated three cars. The Jenin office of the Palestinian Prisoners‚Äô Society (PPS) has reported that the […]

December 12, 2018 10:42 AM IMEMC News Israeli attacks, Jenin, News Report, West Bank 0

Soldiers Abduct A Palestinian Near Jerusalem

Israeli soldiers abducted, on Wednesday at dawn, a young Palestinian man from Hizma town, northeast of occupied Jerusalem. Media sources said the soldiers invaded and searched homes in the town, and interrogated many Palestinians while inspecting their ID cards. They added that the soldiers abducted a young man, identified as […]

December 12, 2018 10:15 AM IMEMC News Israeli attacks, Jerusalem, News Report, West Bank 0

Israeli Soldiers Invade Homes, Abduct A Palestinian Near Hebron

Israeli soldiers invaded, on Wednesday at dawn, the southern West Bank city of Hebron, and the nearby towns of Surif and Yatta, searched several homes and abducted one Palestinian. Media sources in Hebron said the soldiers abducted a young man, identified as Ahmad Mahmoud al-Hoor, from his home in Surif […]

December 12, 2018 9:35 AM IMEMC News Hebron, Israeli attacks, News Report, West Bank 0

Solidarity Campaign Launched In Support Of Wounded Palestinian Detainee

The Palestine Liberation Organization‚Äôs Committee for Prisoners and Freed Prisoners has launched a solidarity campaign for burn victim Israa Jaabis, who is being held in an Israeli jail. Entitled ‚ÄúFreedom and Treatment: A Right for Prisoner Israa‚ÄĚ, the campaign has been set up to pressure Israeli occupation forces to provide […]

December 12, 2018 7:54 AM IMEMC News & Agencies Israel, News Report, Prisoners 0

Australia to Recognize Jerusalem as Israel’s Capital

The Australian government intends to announce its recognition of the city of Jerusalem as the capital of Israel on Tuesday,¬†after receiving approval from the National Security Council on the move,¬†The Australian¬†newspaper reported. The running options are either to keep the Australian embassy in Tel Aviv with a small consulate office […]

December 12, 2018 7:45 AM IMEMC News & Agencies International, International Politics, Jerusalem, News Report 0

Ahmad Sa’adat: Palestine Will Be Freed By The People, Not The Elites

Via the Samidoun Palestinian Prisoner Solidarity Network. The following interview with imprisoned Palestinian leftist leader,¬†Ahmad Sa‚Äôadat, the¬†General Secretary of the Popular Front for the Liberation of Palestine, was published first in the¬†Italian newspaper¬†Il Manifesto¬†on November 9, 2018. Sa‚Äôadat has been imprisoned in Israeli prison since 2006, when he was seized […]

December 12, 2018 7:39 AM IMEMC News & Agencies Interview, Israel, News Report, Palestinian Politics, Prisoners 0

‘The Lobby – USA’: Lessons for the Palestine Solidarity Movement

by Ali Abunimah for Ma’an News Agency Ali Abunimah, Al-Shabaka Policy Adviser, is the author of One Country: A Bold Proposal to End the Israeli Palestinian Impasse (2006), and co-founder and director of the widely acclaimed publication The Electronic Intifada. His most recent book is The Battle for Justice in […]

December 12, 2018 7:31 AM IMEMC News & Agencies International, Interview, Israeli Politics, News Report 0

Israel Restricts Vaccine Imports to Palestine

Israeli occupation authorities have issued a decree barring the Palestinian Ministry of Health from importing vaccines, starting from the beginning of the year 2019, said Undersecretary of the Ministry of Health, Dr. Asaad Ramlawi. In an interview with the official Voice of Palestine radio station, Dr. Ramlawi said that the […]

December 12, 2018 6:50 AM IMEMC News & Agencies Human rights, Israeli Politics, News Report, West Bank 0

Army Injures At Least Twenty Palestinians In Al-Biereh

Israeli soldiers injured, on Tuesday evening, at least twenty Palestinians in al-Biereh city, in the central West Bank governorate of Ramallah and al-Biereh, during ongoing and escalating offensives allegedly aimed at locating the Palestinians, who shot and injured seven Israeli colonialist settlers, on Sunday evening. The Palestinian Red Crescent Society […]

December 12, 2018 4:33 AM IMEMC News Israeli attacks, News Report, Ramallah, West Bank 0

Israeli Soldiers Shoot Three Palestinians Near Ramallah

Israeli soldiers shot, on Tuesday evening, three Palestinians from Sarda village, north of the central West Bank city of Ramallah, as the soldiers were withdrawing from al-Biereh adjacent city. The soldiers shot one Palestinian with a live round in his leg, while he was at a hilltop in the village, […]

December 12, 2018 4:08 AM IMEMC News Israeli attacks, News Report, Ramallah, West Bank 0

Child Dies From Wounds Suffered Last Friday

The Palestinian Health Ministry has confirmed that a child died, Tuesday, from serious wounds he suffered, last Friday, after Israeli soldiers shot him, east of Khan Younis, in the southern part of the Gaza Strip. The Health Ministry said the soldiers shot the child, Ahmad Yasser Sabri Abu ‚ÄėAabed, 4, […]

December 12, 2018 3:15 AM IMEMC News Gaza Siege, Gaza Strip, Israeli attacks, Khan Younis, News Report, Refugees/Immigration 0

PCHR Calls upon Attorney General to Investigate Two Torture Crimes in West Bank and Gaza

The Palestinian Center for Human Rights (PCHR) is strongly concerned over the torture practiced against two arrestees by the security services in the West Bank and Gaza Strip during their detention. PCHR calls upon the Attorney General to investigate seriously both crimes and publish the investigation results in public in […]

December 12, 2018 1:50 AM PCHR Gaza Strip, Human rights, Internal Unrest, News Report, West Bank 0
Invasion of WAFA TV

Palestinian Prime Minister Condemns Israeli Attack on WAFA News Agency

The Israeli¬†raid on WAFA headquarters in the Occupied West Bank city of Ramallah Monday elicited strong condemnation from many people. On Tuesday, Palestinian Prime Minister Rami Hamdallah called the Palestinian news agency to offer his support and solidarity to the journalism staff, reported WAFA. Speaking with WAFA editor-in-chief Kholoud Assaf, […]

December 11, 2018 7:45 PM Ali Salam Diplomacy, Human rights, International, News Report, Palestine, Ramallah, West Bank 0

Israeli Settlers Incite Violence Against Palestinian President

Posters found on cement blocks in the Occupied West Bank, written in Hebrew and presumably posted by right-wing Israeli settlers, called for the assassination of Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas. The posters depicted Palestinian President Abbas in crosshairs. They were denounced by local Palestinian officials, according to the WAFA News Agency. […]

December 11, 2018 7:01 PM Ali Salam Human rights, Israeli attacks, News Report, Peace process, West Bank 0

Israeli Army Orders A Palestinian To Halt Construction Of His Home

Israeli soldiers invaded, Tuesday, the al-Walaja village, west of Bethlehem city in the occupied West Bank, delivered an order instructing a Palestinian to halt the construction of his home, and summoned three home owners for interrogation. Local media activist Ibrahim Awad said dozens of soldiers invaded the town, and handed […]

December 11, 2018 1:57 PM IMEMC News Bethlehem, Israeli attacks, Israeli Settlement, News Report, West Bank 0