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Infant dies in Gaza from lack of respiratory medicine because of Israeli siege

The Palestinian Health Ministry in Gaza reported Tuesday that a five-day old baby died in the intensive care unit of the Al-Hilal Emirati Hospital in Gaza. The infant, Hadia Mohammad Abu Hilal, died because of the lack of special medication required for the respiratory machine to function properly. Her father, […]

January 17, 2018 6:33 AM IMEMC News Gaza Siege, Gaza Strip, Human rights, News Report 0

Israeli Soldiers Abduct Seven Children In Jerusalem

Israeli soldiers abducted, on Tuesday evening, seven Palestinian children, after storming their homes and searching them, in Jabal az-Zeitoun neighborhood, in occupied East Jerusalem, and took them to an interrogation center in the city. Attorney Mohammad Mahmoud, of the Wadi Hilweh Information Center in Silwan (Silwanic), said the soldiers abducted […]

January 17, 2018 5:31 AM IMEMC News Israeli attacks, Jerusalem, News Report, West Bank 0

Israel Preventing Gaza Residents from Travelling for Medical Treatment

The Israeli occupation government decided, on Monday, to prevent most of Gaza’s residents from leaving the besieged enclave for treatment. The decision came in response to the Israeli High Court’s petition submitted by the family of the Israeli soldier Hadar Goldin, who was captured as a prisoner of war during […]

January 16, 2018 11:16 PM IMEMC News & Agencies Gaza Siege, Gaza Strip, News Report 0

Qaraqe’: Detainee Israa Jaabis Victim of Medical Crimes

Israa Jaabis, who sustains severe burns, is a victim of the policy of deliberate medical neglect in Israeli jails, said Issa Qaraqe’, head of Prisoners and Ex-prisoners’ affairs. For years, the Israeli Prison Service (IPS) has been procrastinating carrying out an urgent operation for the Jaabis, despite all complaints and […]

January 16, 2018 11:06 PM IMEMC News & Agencies Israel, News Report, Prisoners 0

West Bank Schools Going Solar

An estimated 500 West Bank schools are soon going to get their electric power from solar cells. According to WAFA, the Ministry of Education and the Palestinian Investment Fund (PIF) signed, on Tuesday, an agreement to install solar cells on roofs of 500 public schools to generate 35 MW of electricity. The […]

January 16, 2018 10:55 PM IMEMC News & Agencies Miscellaneous, News Report, Palestinian Politics, West Bank 0

Palestine to Apply for Full Membership at UN

Palestinian Foreign Minister Dr. Riyad al-Maliki said, on Tuesday, that the Palestinian mission to the United Nations will soon submit a request for full membership of the state of Palestine at the United Nations. Maliki announced, in a press statement, today, that the request for full membership will be presented […]

January 16, 2018 10:45 PM IMEMC News & Agencies International, International Politics, News Report, Palestinian Politics 0

Army Abducts Eighteen Palestinians In West Bank

The Palestinian Prisoners’ Society (PPS) has reported that Israeli soldiers abducted, on Tuesday at dawn, eighteen Palestinians, including children, in several parts of the occupied West Bank, including occupied Jerusalem. The PPS said that the soldiers conducted violent searches of many homes in occupied Jerusalem, and abducted eleven Palestinians, identified […]

January 16, 2018 12:25 PM IMEMC News Israeli attacks, Jenin, Jerusalem, Nablus, News Report, Ramallah, West Bank 0

Army Invades Many Apartments In Ramallah

Israeli soldiers invaded, on Tuesday at dawn, many Palestinian apartments, including one inhabited by a journalist, and conducted violent searches, causing serious property damage. The Palestinian News Agency (WAFA) said the soldiers invaded the apartment of one of its reporters, identified as Zahran Hammad, after detonating the front door. It […]

January 16, 2018 8:35 AM IMEMC News Israeli attacks, News Report, Ramallah, West Bank 0

Israeli Soldiers Injure Five Palestinians Near Jenin

Israeli soldiers invaded, on Monday at night, Burqin town, west of the northern West Bank city of Jenin, searched many homes and buildings, and injured five young men. Media sources in Jenin said the soldiers fired many live rounds, rubber-coated steel bullets and gas bombs, at many protesters, who hurled […]

January 16, 2018 8:21 AM IMEMC News Bethlehem, Israeli attacks, Jenin, News Report, West Bank 0

Palestinian Leadership Decides to Suspend Recognition of and Cooperation with Israel

The second-highest decision-making body of the Palestine Liberation Organization (PLO) decided Monday to call on the executive committee to suspend recognition of Israel until Israel recognizes the existence of Palestine, and annuls its annexation of Jerusalem, marking the latest fallout from Donald Trump’s December 6th claim of Jerusalem as the […]

January 16, 2018 2:54 AM IMEMC News Diplomacy, Human rights, International, International News, International Politics, News Report, Palestine, Peace process 0

Updated: Army Kills A Student Near Qalqilia

Palestinian medical sources said that Ahmad Abdul-Jaber Salim, 28, from Jayyous town, was shot with a live round in his head, and died from his serious wounds at Darwish Nazzal hospital, in Qalqilia, in northern West Bank. Eyewitnesses said Israeli soldiers fired many live rounds at Palestinian protesters, wounding Ahmad […]

January 16, 2018 1:44 AM IMEMC News & Agencies Israeli attacks, News Report, Qalqilia, West Bank 0

New Orleans Passes BDS Resolution

The New Orleans City Council has unanimously passed a resolution calling for a process to avoid contracting with or investing in companies that profit from abuses of human rights, civil rights, labor rights, and other violations. The resolution was spearheaded by USCPR member group New Orleans Palestine Solidarity Committee (NOPSC). […]

January 15, 2018 9:02 PM IMEMC News & Agencies Boycott Movement, International, News Report 0

Central Council: Orthodox Christian Property Sales are Documented

The Central Council of the Orthodox Christians in Jordan and Palestine said, on Sunday, that it has documents proving that strategic properties of Patriarchate in Jerusalem had been sold to Israel. In a letter sent to the Palestine Liberation Organisation (PLO), the Orthodox Christian body said that the documents also […]

January 15, 2018 8:53 PM IMEMC News & Agencies Arab World, Holy sites, News Report 0

Israel: Gaza Economy Plummeted from “Zero to Below Zero”

Israeli daily Haaretz, on Monday, reported that Israeli  military officials have acknowledged that the Palestinian situation is deteriorating, and that the economy and infrastructure  in Gaza was “from zero to below zero.” Haaretz said, according to the PNN, that Israeli politicians were acting as if military pressure can continue on Gaza, […]

January 15, 2018 8:02 PM IMEMC News & Agencies Gaza Siege, Gaza Strip, News Report 0

Soldiers Assault Three Children, And A Young Man, Before Abducting Them

The Palestinian Detainees Committee has reported, Monday, that Israel soldiers repeatedly assaulted three children, and a young man, in the central West Bank governorate of Ramallah, causing several cuts and bruises, before abducting them. The committee said that three Israeli soldiers attacked Fawzi Nakhla, 17, and repeatedly kicked and beat […]

January 15, 2018 1:09 PM IMEMC News Israeli attacks, News Report, Prisoners, Ramallah, West Bank 0