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Army Abducts Four Palestinians In Nablus And Hebron

Israeli soldiers abducted, on Thursday at dawn, four Palestinians, from their homes in Nablus and Hebron, in the northern and southern parts of the occupied West Bank. The army also invaded stores near Bethlehem and examined surveillance recordings. The Nablus office of the Palestinian Prisoners’ Society (PPS) said the soldiers […]

May 24, 2018 9:31 AM IMEMC News Bethlehem, Hebron, Israeli attacks, Nablus, News Report, West Bank 0

Palestinian Officials Call Out US Ambassador over Doctored Photo of Jerusalem

Palestinian officials are condemning the “despicable actions” of the US Ambassador to Israel, David Friedman, who was recently photographed while receiving a poster depicting an aerial image of occupied East Jerusalem, in which the Al-Aqsa Mosque and Dome of the Rock have been erased and replaced by a simulation of […]

May 23, 2018 9:45 PM IMEMC News & Agencies International, International News, International Politics, Jerusalem, News Report 0

Preliminary ICC Investigation into Israeli Crimes Continues

The International Criminal Court (ICC), on Tuesday, responded to a request by the Palestinian Foreign Ministry asking them to investigate Israeli settlement building and alleged war crimes. “Since 16 January 2015, the situation in Palestine has been subject to a preliminary examination in order to ascertain whether the criteria for […]

May 23, 2018 9:26 PM IMEMC News & Agencies International, International Politics, Israeli attacks, News Report 0

Brazilian Musician Gilberto Gil Cancels Israeli Concert Date

Brazilian singer and songwriter Gilberto Gil has cancelled a performance that was scheduled in Israel this summer, citing “general sentiment of apprehension.” The legendary Grammy and Latin Grammy Award winner, once Brazil’s Culture Minister and now considered one of Latin America’s most prominent and influential musicians, was supposed to perform […]

May 23, 2018 9:09 PM IMEMC News & Agencies Boycott Movement, International, News Report 0

Israeli Minister of Energy: European Union Can Go to Hell

Israeli Minister of  Energy Yuval Steinitz, on Wednesday, slammed the European union for demanding a probe into last week’s police violence against pro-Palestinian protesters in Haifa. On Tuesday, the EU issued a statement calling on Israel to probe police conduct during an Arab-Israel protest in Haifa, last week. “It is […]

May 23, 2018 8:51 PM IMEMC News & Agencies International, International Politics, Israeli attacks, News Report 0

Gaza Freedom Flotilla Boat Boarded & Searched by German Coast Guard

from Freedom Flotilla Coalition: Just before noon local time (May 23,2018), the Freedom Flotilla vessel Al Awda (The Return) was boarded by the German Coast Guard, at the orders of the German Ministry of Interior. They collected all the passports on board, wrote down everyone’s personal data, searched the vessel thoroughly, asked […]

May 23, 2018 7:54 PM If Americans Knew Gaza Siege, Gaza Strip, International, News Report 0

Palestinian Child Dies From Serious Wounds He Suffered Eight Days Ago

The Palestinian Health Ministry has reported, on Wednesday evening, that a child died from serious wounds he suffered, eight days earlier, after Israeli soldiers shot him at the northern entrance of al-Biereh city, in central West Bank. The Ministry said the child, Akram Odai Abu Khalil, 15, was shot with […]

May 23, 2018 7:35 PM IMEMC News Israeli attacks, News Report, Ramallah, West Bank 0

Erekat Says Referral to ICC a National Obligation in Absence of International Accountability

RAMALLAH, May 22, 2018 (By The Palestinian News & Info Agency (WAFA) – Referral of the situation in Palestine to the International Criminal Court (ICC) is a national obligation in the absence of international accountability that deals with Israel as above the law, said Saeb Erekat, secretary general of the […]

May 23, 2018 2:25 PM admin Holy sites, International Politics, Jerusalem, News Report, Palestine, Palestinian Politics, Peace process, Refugees/Immigration 0

PPS: “Israeli Soldiers Assault Two Palestinians Before Abducting Them”

The Palestinian Prisoners’ Society (PPS) has reported that Israeli soldiers repeatedly assaulted two Palestinians prior to abducting them, in Ramallah and al-Biereh Governorate, in central West Bank, and Hebron, in the southern part. The PPS stated that many soldiers invaded, on May 2nd, the home of Ali Mohammad Dar Zeid, […]

May 23, 2018 1:45 PM IMEMC News Hebron, Israeli attacks, News Report, Prisoners, Ramallah, West Bank 0

Israeli Soldiers Abduct Four Palestinians In The West Bank

Israeli soldiers abducted, earlier Wednesday and on Tuesday at night, four Palestinians from Hebron and Qalqilia, in the occupied West Bank. In Hebron, in the southern part of the West Bank, the soldiers invaded homes in Halhoul town, north of the city, and abducted Mohannad Ibrahim Zama’ra, 22. The soldiers […]

May 23, 2018 11:24 AM IMEMC News Hebron, Israeli attacks, News Report, Qalqilia, West Bank 0

Army Attacks Palestinians, Abducts One, In Jerusalem

Israeli soldiers attacked, on Tuesday at night, many Palestinians who were picnicking and socializing on the stairs of Damascus Gate (Bab al-Amoud), one of the main gates leading to the Old City of occupied Jerusalem and abducted one of them. Eyewitnesses said many Palestinians, and after a long day of […]

May 23, 2018 8:39 AM IMEMC News Israeli attacks, Jerusalem, News Report, West Bank 0

Israeli Air Force Fires Missiles Targeting Boats In Gaza Port

The Israeli Air Force fired, on Tuesday at dawn, several missiles at the Gaza Sea Port, west of Gaza City, targeting at least two boats prepared for welcoming the Freedom Flotilla boat that is currently sailing to the besieged and impoverished coastal region. Media sources in Gaza said the Israeli […]

May 23, 2018 4:28 AM IMEMC News Gaza Siege, Gaza Strip, Human rights, News Report, Non-violent action, Refugees/Immigration 0

Army Shells Central Gaza

Israeli forces shelled what they alleged to be a Hamas military post located east of the al-Bureij refugee camp, in the central Gaza Strip, on Tuesday morning. Witnesses told Ma’an News Agency that the shelling came after several Palestinian youth managed to cross the Israeli border fence and burn Israeli […]

May 22, 2018 8:37 PM IMEMC News & Agencies Gaza Strip, Israeli attacks, News Report, Palestinian attacks, Refugees/Immigration 0

Israel Summons Ambassadors of Spain, Slovenia and Belgium over UN Investigation

The Israeli Foreign Ministry has summoned the ambassadors of three European countries over their support to the international investigation of the UN Human Rights Council, into the Gaza massacre, on May 15. The Ministry said, in a statement, that it summoned the ambassadors of Spain and Slovenia, and is to […]

May 22, 2018 8:28 PM IMEMC News & Agencies International Politics, Israel, Israeli attacks, News Report 0

Colonial Settlers Cut Down 700 Grape Trees in Hebron

Israeli settlers, on Tuesday, cut down 700 grape trees planted in Halhoul, to the north of Hebron. According to orchard owners, brothers Maher and Ismail Karja, Israeli settlers cut a total of 400 grape trees; 200 of each. The other 300 were owned by Younes Abu Arish and Walid Duhdel; […]

May 22, 2018 8:15 PM IMEMC News & Agencies Hebron, Israeli attacks, Israeli Settlement, News Report 0