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Israeli Army: “The Palestinian Who was Killed In Hebron, Killed A Settler Last Month”

According to a statement by the Israeli military and security forces, the Palestinian who was killed, earlier on Wednesday at dawn, in Surif town, in the southern West Bank district of Hebron, was reportedly the shooter who killed an Israeli settler in Hebron last month. The army also said the […]

July 27, 2016 10:06 AM IMEMC News Hebron, Israeli attacks, News Report, West Bank 0
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Israeli troops demolish 12 homes near Jerusalem; attack locals trying to block the demolitions

On Tuesday, Israeli soldiers driving Caterpillar D9 armored bulldozers and other armored vehicles entered the town of Qalandia and began demolishing Palestinian homes. A group of townspeople quickly organized a blockade, surrounding the homes with their bodies, but they were violently assaulted by the Israeli soldiers. Local sources report that […]

July 27, 2016 9:47 AM Celine Hagbard Human rights, Israeli attacks, Jerusalem, News Report, Non-violent action 0
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Army Kidnaps One Palestinian Near Tulkarem

The Tulkarem office of the Palestinian Prisoners Society (PPS) has reported that dozens of soldiers invaded, on Wednesday at dawn, the town of Bal’a, near Tulkarem city, in the northern part of the West Bank, and kidnapped one Palestinian. The PPS said the soldiers invaded the home of Othman Rajeh […]

July 27, 2016 9:33 AM IMEMC News Israeli attacks, News Report, Tulkarem, West Bank 0
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Army Kills One Palestinian Near Hebron

Dozens of Israeli soldiers invaded, on Wednesday at dawn, the town of Surif, northwest of the southern West Bank city of Hebron, and fired missiles into a home, before bulldozing it, leading to the death of one Palestinian, who was barricaded in the property for more than six hours, and […]

July 27, 2016 8:45 AM IMEMC News Hebron, Israeli attacks, News Report, West Bank 0
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Israeli Soldiers Kidnap 33 Palestinians In Silwan, One In Sheikh Jarrah, In Occupied Jerusalem

Hundreds of Israeli soldiers invaded, on Wednesday at dawn, the town of Silwan, in occupied East Jerusalem, before storming and violently searching dozens of homes and kidnapped 33 Palestinians. The soldiers also kidnapped one Palestinian in Sheikh Jarrah. The Wadi Hilweh Information Center in Silwan (Silwanic) has reported that the […]

July 27, 2016 8:42 AM IMEMC News Israeli attacks, Jerusalem, News Report, West Bank 0
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Israeli Forces Raid Ramon and Ofer Prisons as Palestinian Detainees Join Kayed in Hunger Strike

Israeli prison guards raided and searched Section 5 of the Ramon prison and moved 100 Palestinian prisoners affiliated to the Fateh and Popular Front for the Liberation of Palestine (PFLP) movements to the Ohalei Kedar prison. The Palestinian Committee of Prisoners’ Affairs said in a statement on Tuesday that the […]

July 26, 2016 10:50 PM IMEMC News & Agencies Human rights, Israel, Israeli attacks, News Report, Prisoners 0
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Soldiers Attack Palestinian March, At Least 30 Injuries Reported

Dozens of Palestinian youth were injured Monday evening, in clashes with Israeli soldiers who tried to forestall a march in solidarity with hunger striker detainee Bilal Kayed, in Abu Dis town, to the east of Jerusalem. Palestinian Red Crescent reported 30 cases which occurred during the clashes; nine with rubber […]

July 26, 2016 10:38 PM IMEMC News & Agencies Israeli Politics, Jerusalem, News Report, Non-violent action, Prisoners 0
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Soldiers Injure A Young Woman At The Qalandia Terminal

Israeli soldiers shot and injured, on Tuesday, a young Palestinian woman near the Qalandia terminal, north of occupied East Jerusalem, after she reportedly ran rewards them. Israeli TV Channel 10 said the young woman, only 18 years of age, rushed towards the terminal and that the soldiers shot her after […]

July 26, 2016 10:34 PM IMEMC News & Agencies Internal Unrest, Israeli attacks, Jerusalem, News Report, Palestinian attacks 0
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VIDEO: Settlers Again Storm Al Aqsa Under Heavy Police Protection

Groups of Israeli settlers entered Al Aqsa Mosque, this morning, under tight protection of Israeli police and special forces. PNN reports that, according to the Palestinian Information Center, the extremists aimed at carrying out Talmudic rituals during their tours. As a reaction, Palestinian worshipers started chanting “Allahu Akbar (God is […]

July 25, 2016 10:05 PM IMEMC News & Agencies Holy sites, Israeli attacks, Jerusalem, News Report 0
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Israeli Bill Pushes $78,000 Fine for Every Anti-occupation Post

NAZARETH, (PIC) — A new bill proposing fines for social media sites that do not remove anti-occupation content received the Israeli government’s approval on Sunday, the Jerusalem Post reported. The Ministerial Committee for Legislation approved a bill authored by MK Revital Swid (Zionist Union) giving social media providers, including Facebook, […]

July 25, 2016 9:11 PM IMEMC News & Agencies Arab World, Boycott Movement, Human rights, Internal Unrest, Israel, Israeli Politics, News Report, Palestine 0
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Human Rights Groups Boycott Santana Concert

via BDS National Committee Carlos Santana is scheduled to cross the international picket line called for by Palestinian civil society and perform in Tel Aviv on July 30. Santana has not responded to multiple attempts to contact him by the Palestinian Academic and Cultural Boycott of Israel (PACBI) and partners including […]

July 25, 2016 8:46 PM IMEMC News & Agencies Boycott Movement, Human rights, International, News Report 0
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Official UNRWA Statement on Hebron Closures

25 JULY  2016 UNRWA is deeply concerned about the humanitarian impact of the closure applied by the Israeli authorities in the Hebron district, affecting in particular Fawwar refugee camp. The closure was implemented following a series of violent incidents that took place before the end of Ramadan in which two […]

July 25, 2016 8:31 PM IMEMC News & Agencies Hebron, Human rights, News Report, Refugees/Immigration 0