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Illegal Israeli Colonists March In Hebron, Invade Home

A group of extremist illegal Israeli colonists marched, Tuesday, in Tel Romedia Palestinian neighborhood, in the southern West Bank city of Hebron, heading to the Ibrahimi Mosque, and stormed a Palestinian home. Emad Jaber, a local nonviolent activist against Israelā€™s colonies, said Israeli soldiers closed the Ibrahimi Mosque, and prevented […]

August 15, 2018 12:51 AM IMEMC News Hebron, Israeli attacks, Israeli Settlement, News Report, West Bank 0

Israel Seizes Palestinian Farmland for ā€˜Gardening Purposesā€™

An Israeli flyer outlining Palestinian land to be confiscated, August 10, 2018. Photo credit: Wadi Hilweh Information Center. POSTED BY:Ā ALTERNATIVE INFORMATION CENTERĀ AUGUST 14, 2018 Palestinians say that Israeli authorities in Jerusalem barred them from tending to their plants in the area targeted for confiscation. On August 10, 2018, the Israeli […]

August 15, 2018 12:46 AM Alternative Information Center Israeli Settlement, Jerusalem, News Report 0

Israeli Forces Demolish Palestinian Home, Force Out Families for Military Drills

Israeli forces, on Tuesday, demolished a house belonging to a Palestinian resident in the town of Deir Dibwan, east of the West Bank district of Ramallah, said local WAFA sources. Israeli forces reportedly stormed the area, accompanied by bulldozers and heavy machinery, before proceeding to demolish the house. The house […]

August 15, 2018 12:38 AM IMEMC News & Agencies Jordan Valley, News Report, Refugees/Immigration, West Bank 0

Over 600 Units Added to Avni Hafetz Settlement

The Palestinian Authority official in charge of monitoring settlement activity in the northern West Bank, Ghassan Daghlas, said thatĀ  Israeli occupation authorities have added more than 600 settlement units, during the past five days, to the settlement ā€œAvniĀ HafetzĀ ā€œ, which is built on land in Shofa village, in Tulkarem. ā€œThere is […]

August 15, 2018 12:29 AM IMEMC News & Agencies Israeli Settlement, News Report, Tulkarem 0

PPS: ā€œIsraeli Soldiers Abduct 29 Palestinians, Including Two Women, In The West Bankā€

The Palestinian Prisonersā€™ Society (PPS) has reported that Israeli soldiers invaded, on Tuesday at dawn, several communities in the occupied West Bank, and abducted 29 Palestinians, including two women from Hebron. The soldiers conducted extensive and violent searches of homes during the invasions, and interrogated dozens of Palestinians while inspecting […]

August 14, 2018 12:48 PM IMEMC News Hebron, Israeli attacks, Jenin, Jericho, Nablus, News Report, Ramallah, Tulkarem, West Bank 0

Israeli Soldiers Abduct Five Palestinians, Bulldoze Lands, Near Nablus

On Tuesday at dawn, dozens of Israeli soldiers invaded the northern West Bank city of Nablus, and surrounding villages, before storming and searching homes, and abducted five Palestinians. The soldiers also invaded Palestinian lands near Nablus, and bulldozed them, in preparation for expanding an illegal colony. Media sources in Nablus, […]

August 14, 2018 11:30 AM IMEMC News Israeli attacks, Nablus, News Report, West Bank 0

Army To Demolish A Home Near Ramallah

Dozens of Israeli soldiers invaded, on Tuesday at dawn, the al-Amā€™ari refugee camp, south of the central West Bank city of Ramallah, and took measurements of the family home of a Palestinian detainee, believed to be behind the killing of an Israeli soldier, in preparation for demolishing the property. Media […]

August 14, 2018 10:24 AM IMEMC News Israeli attacks, News Report, Prisoners, Ramallah, West Bank 0

Israeli Occupation Keeps Palestinian Journalist Alaa Rimawi Jailed, Writer Lama Khater Under Interrogation

Photo: Alaa Rimawi. Wattan TV Even as fourĀ Palestinian journalistsĀ were released after paying a bail of NIS 5000 ($1350) each, an Israeli military court extended the detention of journalist Alaa Rimawi, the director of the Al-Quds TV office.Ā Rimawi previously went on hunger strikeĀ for 6 days immediately following his arrest. In addition, […]

August 14, 2018 3:10 AM IMEMC News & Agencies Human rights, Israel, News Report, Prisoners 0

PA Sends Needed Cancer Medication to Gaza

The Palestinian Ministry of Health announced that medications were transported into the besieged Gaza Strip, on Monday, for the treatment of cancer. The Palestinian Minister of Health, Jawad Awad, said that, upon instructions from Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas and Prime Minister Rami Hamdallah, medications were transported on Monday, to the […]

August 14, 2018 2:59 AM IMEMC News & Agencies Gaza Siege, Gaza Strip, Human rights, News Report, Palestinian Politics 0

PLO Seeks to Expel Israel from United Nations on Grounds of Apartheid

The Palestine Liberation Organization (PLO) said, on Monday, that it has started a process to kick Israel out of the United Nations, on ground of being an apartheid state. Ahmad Majdalani, member of the Executive Committee of the PLO, said that the request for suspending Israel’s membership in the United […]

August 14, 2018 2:08 AM IMEMC News & Agencies Human rights, International, International Politics, News Report, Palestinian Politics 0

Jeremy Corbyn Faces Attacks by UKā€™s Pro-Israel Lobby

Frontrunner for Englandā€™s Prime Minister spot Jeremy Corbyn has been at the center of controversy over his criticism of the state of Israel, specifically for refusing to adopt certain provisions of a new definition of Anti-Semitism that extends to what he sees as genuine criticism over Israelā€™s policies. This debate […]

August 14, 2018 1:59 AM IMEMC News & Agencies International, International Politics, Israeli Politics, News Report, Opinion/Analysis 0

Army Injures Five Palestinians, Abducts Four, Near Hebron

Israeli soldiers injured, on Monday evening, five Palestinians in Beit Ummar town, north of the southern West Bank city of Hebron, and abducted four others in Safa area, northwest of the city. Media sources in Hebron said the soldiers invaded Beit Ummar town, and fired many live rounds, rubber-coated steel […]

August 14, 2018 1:21 AM IMEMC News Hebron, Israeli attacks, News Report, West Bank 0

Israeli Soldiers Attack And Abduct A Palestinian Woman In Jerusalem

Israeli soldiers attacked and abducted, on Monday evening, a Palestinian woman from the courtyards of the Al-Aqsa Mosque, in occupied Jerusalem. Eyewitnesses said the soldiers assaulted the woman, and abducted her, before moving her to a nearby police station. Firas ad-Dibis, the head of the Public Relations Department at the […]

August 14, 2018 12:58 AM IMEMC News Holy sites, Israeli attacks, Jerusalem, News Report, West Bank 0

Israeli Soldiers Detain A Child Near Jenin

Israeli soldiers detained, on Monday at night, a Palestinian child from Yaā€™bad town, southwest of the northern West Bank city of Jenin, after the army invaded several homes and stores in the town. Eyewitnesses said the soldiers abducted Mohammad Bilal Abu Bakr, 15, from the Schoolsā€™ Neighborhood, and interrogated him, […]

August 14, 2018 12:23 AM IMEMC News Israeli attacks, Jenin, News Report, West Bank 0

Detainee Anas Shadeed Suspends Hunger Strike

The Palestinian Detaineesā€™ Committee has reported, Monday, that a political prisoner, identified as Anas Shadeed, 21, has suspended his hunger strike, and was moved to Ramla prison clinic, after reaching an agreement with the Israeli Prison Authority. The committee stated that Shadeed, from Doura town, south of the southern West […]

August 13, 2018 12:53 PM IMEMC News Hebron, News Report, Palestine, Prisoners, West Bank 0