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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

Two Detainees Declare Hunger Strike

The Palestinian Prisonersā€™ Society (PPS) has reported that two detainees in Israeli prisons have declared a hunger strike, protesting their continued detention under Administrative Detention orders, without charges or trial. The PPS said that the two detainees have been identified as Saddam Ayyad Awad, 28, from Beit Ummar town, north […]

August 13, 2018 12:09 PM IMEMC News Hebron, News Report, Prisoners, Ramallah, West Bank 0

Army Hands Family An Order For Demolishing Their Home

Dozens of Israeli soldiers invaded, on Monday at dawn, Kobar village, northwest of Ramallah in central West Bank, and handed a demolition order against the family home of a Palestinian, who was killed in July on this year, after killing an Israeli colonialist settler. Media sources in Ramallah said the […]

August 13, 2018 10:48 AM IMEMC News Israeli attacks, Israeli Settlement, News Report, Ramallah, West Bank 0

Israeli Soldiers Abduct Ten Palestinians In The West Bank

The Palestinian Prisonersā€™ Society (PPS) has reported that Israeli soldiers abducted, on Monday at dawn, at least ten Palestinians from their homes, in several parts of the occupied West Bank, after the army invaded and violently searched many homes. The PPS office in Bethlehem said the soldiers invaded Beit Fajjar […]

August 13, 2018 10:00 AM IMEMC News Bethlehem, Hebron, Israeli attacks, Jenin, Jerusalem, News Report, Qalqilia, Ramallah, West Bank 0

Palestinian Man Dies From Serious Wounds He Suffered On May 14

Palestinian Medical sources in the Gaza Strip have reported that a seriously injured young man has died from his wounds, on Sunday at night. The sources said that Wisam Yousef Hijazi, 30, was shot by Israeli army fire on May 14th, during the Great Return March procession, east of Abasan […]

August 13, 2018 3:30 AM IMEMC News Gaza Strip, Israeli attacks, Khan Younis, News Report 0

Thousands of Palestinians and Israelis Chant: ‘No to the nation-state law, yes to equality’

Palestinian flags were seen held high during a demonstration in which tens of thousands of Arab Palestinians and Israeli Jews marched on Saturday, in Tel Aviv, to protest against the controversial Jewish Nation-State Law. About 30,000 protesters gathered in Rabin Square, in Tel Aviv, and marched towards the Tel Aviv […]

August 12, 2018 10:11 PM IMEMC News & Agencies Israel, Israeli Politics, News Report, Non-violent action 0

Report: Four Boys on Gaza Beach in 2014 Killed by Drone

According to a confidential Israeli military police report obtained by The Intercept, four Palestinian cousins were killed in two separate drone strikes after they were mistaken for Hamas fighters, said Israeli daily Haartez. It said, according to WAFA, that the Israeli strike which killed four Palestinian children who were playing […]

August 12, 2018 9:58 PM IMEMC News & Agencies Gaza Strip, International News, Israeli attacks, News Report 0

Netanyahu: Gaza Conflict Will Not End with a Single Blow

Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu claims that the Israeli army is in the midst of a comprehensive military confrontation with the Palestinian factions in the Gaza Strip. He also said that the demonstration by the Arab Monitoring Committee against the Nation-State Law is conclusive proof of the challenges facing Israel. […]

August 12, 2018 9:49 PM IMEMC News & Agencies Gaza Siege, Gaza Strip, Israel, Israeli Politics, News Report, Truce 0

PPS: ā€œIsraeli Soldiers Abduct Nine Palestinians In Ramallah And Hebronā€

Israeli soldiers abducted, earlier Sunday, nine Palestinians from their homes in the West Bank governorates of Ramallah and Hebron, the Palestinian Prisonersā€™ Society (PPS) has reported. The PPS office in Ramallah, in central West Bank, said the soldiers abducted seven Palestinians from several parts of the governorate. The abducted Palestinians […]

August 12, 2018 12:18 PM IMEMC News Hebron, Israeli attacks, News Report, Ramallah, West Bank 0