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REPORT: Extrajudicial Killings in Old City Hebron since September 2015

On the 25th of September, 2016, the Hebron Rehabilitation Committee submitted a comprehensive complaint to the Human Rights Council in Geneva, regarding the frequent and systematic extrajudicial killing of Palestinians in the Hebron’s Old City district since September of 2015. Since then, 32 Palestinians were slain there. 4 of the 32 killings […]

September 30, 2016 10:26 PM IMEMC News & Agencies Hebron, Internal Unrest, Israeli attacks, Israeli Settlement, News Report, Refugees/Immigration 0

Army Kidnaps Two Palestinians From Jenin And Hebron

Israeli soldiers kidnapped, Friday, two Palestinian men from the northern West Bank district of Jenin and Hebron, in the southern part of the West Bank. The Palestinian Prisoners Society (PPS) stated that the soldiers, stationed at the Za’tara military roadblock, south of the northern West Bank city of Nablus, have […]

September 30, 2016 3:12 PM IMEMC News Hebron, Israeli attacks, Jenin, News Report, West Bank 0

PCHR Weekly Report: 6 Palestinian civilians wounded, 114 abducted by Israeli troops this week

In its Weekly Report On Israeli Human Rights Violations in the Occupied Palestinian Territories for the week of 22– 28 September 2016, the Palestinian Center for Human Rights (PCHR) found that Israeli forces continued to use excessive force in the Occupied Palestinian Territories. 6 Palestinian civilians, including a child, were […]

September 30, 2016 12:45 PM PCHR Gaza Human rights, News Report, Palestine 0

Palestinian Killed, Three Injured, While Trying To Defuse Israeli Missile

The Palestinian Health Ministry in the Gaza Strip has reported that one Palestinian was killed, on Thursday evening, and three others were injured, while trying to defuse an Israeli missile, in Beit Hanoun, in the northern part of the coastal region. Dr. Ashraf al-Qedra, the spokesperson of the Palestinian Health […]

September 30, 2016 9:45 AM IMEMC News Beit Hanoun, Gaza City, Gaza Siege, Israeli attacks, News Report 0

OCHA: “33 Structures Demolished In The Past Three Days In Multiple Incidents”

Press Release – OCHA: Between 26 and 28 September, the Israeli authorities demolished 33 residential and livelihood-related structures in multiple locales across Area C and East Jerusalem, on grounds of lack of building permits. As a result, 35 people, a third of them children, have been displaced, and more than 100 […]

September 30, 2016 9:03 AM admin Human rights, Israeli attacks, Jerusalem, News Report, West Bank 0

Israel To Release Wounded Palestinian Woman, Whose Fiance Was Killed On September 16

Lawyer Karim Ajwa, of the Palestinian Detainees Committee, has reported that the Israeli authorities decided to release a wounded young woman from Hebron, who was injured, while her fiance was killed, after the soldiers opened fire on their car following what the army alleged an “attempted vehicular attack.” Ajwa stated […]

September 30, 2016 3:09 AM IMEMC News Hebron, Israel, Israeli attacks, News Report, West Bank 0

Young Man Moved To Intensive Care After Being Shot With Israeli Concussion Grenade

A young Palestinian man from occupied East Jerusalem remains in Intensive Care Unit at the al-Makassed hospital, in Jerusalem, after suffering a serious injury, Wednesday, when Israeli soldiers shot him with a concussion grenade in the face. The young man, Mohammad Hussein Khweiss, 20, was on his way to Al-Makassed […]

September 30, 2016 2:36 AM IMEMC News Israeli attacks, Jerusalem, News Report, West Bank 0

Army to Flood Gaza Border

The Israeli army intends to flood Gaza border areas with water in order to destroy underground tunnels built by the Palestinian resistance. An Israeli military official told Maariv newspaper, on condition of anonymity, that the army plans to flood underground cross-border tunnels, as Egypt has done on its border with […]

September 29, 2016 9:51 PM IMEMC News & Agencies Gaza Strip, Israeli Politics, News Report 0

Organizations Call on Obama to Investigate Israeli Killing of US Citizen

US rights and faith organizations, Wednesday, called on US President Barack Obama to investigate Israeli army killing of a US citizen of Palestinian origins, according to a press release. Fifteen organizations sent a letter to Obama calling on him to demand that Israel publicly release all evidence related to the […]

September 29, 2016 9:13 PM IMEMC News & Agencies International, Israeli attacks, News Report 0

Israeli Authorities Approves Investigation of Arab MKs

Legal advisor of the Israeli occupation government, Afihai Mendiltit, approved the decision of investigating Arab Members of the Knesset Jamal Zahalqa and Hanin Zoabi. Isareli media reports said, according to Al Ray, that both of them will be summoned to the office of the Lahaf 433 unit. According to Israeli […]

September 29, 2016 7:53 PM IMEMC News & Agencies International, Israeli Politics, News Report, Palestinian Politics 0

Supporter of Palestinian Rights Terry McIntosh Running for U.S. Congress

Recently, the Obama administration has signed a $38 billion deal to Israeli military aid for the fiscal years 2019- 2028. Following the announcement, an IRmep poll fielded by Google Consumer Surveys revealed that 80.8% of the U.S. adult Internet user population says they would redirect the proposed spending toward other priorities. However, […]

September 29, 2016 7:43 PM IMEMC News & Agencies Diplomacy, Human rights, International, International Politics, News Report 0

“Godfather” of the Oslo Accords, Shimon Perez, Dead at 93

photo: Perez and Arafat in 2001 (EPA) Christof Lehmann (nsnbc) : Former Israeli Prime Minister Shimon Perez, a.k.a. the “Godfather of the Oslo Accords” has died at the age of 93, after suffering a stroke. For posterity, Perez, was the Israeli PM who signed the “accords” which were no “treaty”. […]

September 29, 2016 7:27 PM IMEMC News & Agencies Israel, Israeli Politics, News Report 0