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Israeli Missile Lands near Eastern Gaza

A missile fired from Israel, Sunday, reportedly landed adjacent to the eastern borders of the besieged Gaza Strip. WAFA correspondence reported that huge blast was heard after Israeli occupation forces fired the missile. However, no injuries were reported. For nine consecutive years, Israel has tightened the land and naval closure to isolate […]

August 29, 2016 12:28 AM IMEMC News & Agencies Gaza Strip, Israeli attacks, News Report 0

Shaul Family: “Hamas fighters captured our son alive, not shreds.”

The family of an Israeli soldier captured by Hamas’ al-Qassam Brigades, during the 2014 Israeli military assault on the Gaza Strip, Oron Shaul, confirmed that their son was taken alive by Hamas, not “shreds”. See: 07/23/14 Missing Israeli Soldier Identified 07/26/16 Israeli Army Claims Captured Soldier Dead According to Al Ray Palestinian Media Agency, Shaul’s […]

August 29, 2016 12:01 AM IMEMC News & Agencies Gaza Strip, Israel, News Report, Palestinian attacks, Prisoners 0

Israeli Military Reportedly Conducting ‘Kneecapping’ Campaign in West Bank

A recent report, published by Haaretz’s Amira Hass, claims that a large number of Palestinians are being targeted with live fire around the knee by soldiers, perhaps leaving them disabled for life, and reminds of the many others who have been injured in a similar way, during earlier raids. The report describes the suffering […]

August 28, 2016 11:29 PM IMEMC News & Agencies Israeli attacks, News Report, West Bank 0
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Army Kidnaps Two Palestinians In Hebron And Jerusalem

Israeli soldiers have kidnapped, Saturday, a young Palestinian man, and a young woman, in two separate incidents in Hebron, and the Qalandia terminal north of occupied Jerusalem, allegedly for carrying knives. Israeli military sources in Hebron, in the southern part of the occupied West Bank, said the soldiers detained a […]

August 28, 2016 7:32 AM IMEMC News Hebron, Israeli attacks, Jerusalem, News Report, West Bank 0

4 Palestinian Hunger Strikers in Critical Condition, Handcuffed to Hospital Beds

Four hunger-striking Palestinian detainees are reportedly in critical condition at Israel’s Assaf Harofeh Hospital, according to a statement released on Saturday by the Palestinian Committee of Prisoners’ Affairs, as 120 other Palestinian prisoners continued hunger strikes, in a mass solidarity movement. The four hunger strikers were identified by the committee as […]

August 27, 2016 11:13 PM IMEMC News & Agencies Israel, News Report, Non-violent action, Prisoners 0

Report: 750 Palestinians Held Without Charge or Trial in Israeli Prisons

The Palestinian Detainees and Ex-Detainees Affairs Commission said that at least 750 Palestinians are currently being held without charge or trial in Israeli detention facilities. The commission said, in  a press statement, that the Israeli government continues to violate the Fourth Geneva Conventions related to administrative detention, an archaic Israeli […]

August 27, 2016 10:57 PM IMEMC News & Agencies Israel, News Report, Prisoners 0
Gaza Farmers (image from ISM)

Israeli Soldiers Open Fire On Farmers In Gaza

Israeli soldiers, stationed on military towers across the border fence with the besieged Gaza Strip, opened fired, on Saturday morning, at several Palestinian farmers in their own lands, near the Zeitoun and the Sheja’eyya neighborhoods, east of Gaza city. The WAFA Palestinian News Agency said the soldiers in two military […]

August 27, 2016 9:24 AM IMEMC News Gaza City, Gaza Siege, Gaza Strip, Israeli attacks, News Report 0
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Israeli Soldiers Kidnap Two Palestinians In Nablus And Jenin

Israeli soldiers kidnapped, on Friday evening, two Palestinians in the northern West Bank districts of Nablus and Jenin. Adel Amer, secretary of the Local Council in Orif village, south of Nablus, said dozens of fanatic Israeli colonists invaded the village, before the local intercepted them, leading to clashes. Amer added […]

August 27, 2016 12:23 AM IMEMC News Israeli attacks, Jenin, News Report, West Bank 0
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Many Palestinians Injured In Kufur Qaddoum

Israeli soldiers invaded, Friday, the town of Kufur Qaddoum, near the northern West Bank city of Qalqilia, and attacked the weekly protest, causing dozens of residents to suffer the effects of tear gas inhalation. Morad Eshteiwy, the media coordinator of the Popular Committee in Kufur Qaddoum, said the soldiers fired […]

August 27, 2016 12:11 AM IMEMC News Israeli attacks, News Report, Qalqilia, West Bank 0
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Israeli forces attack non-violent weekly protest in Bil’in village

On Friday afternoon, dozens of local residents from the village of Bil’in, along with Israeli and international activists, marched toward the site of the Israeli Annexation Wall constructed on village land. They were pushed back by Israeli forces who attacked the protesters with rubber-coated steel bullets, tear gas and concussion […]

August 27, 2016 12:06 AM IMEMC News Israeli attacks, News Report, Non-violent action, Ramallah 0
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Five Palestinians Injured By Army Fire During Funeral Of Slain Palestinian In Silwad

Israeli soldiers shot, on Friday, five Palestinians with rubber-coated steel bullets, at the western entrance of Silwad town, east of the central West Bank city of Ramallah, during the funeral procession of a Palestinian who was killed by the soldiers a few hours earlier. Local sources in Silwad said hundreds […]

August 26, 2016 11:57 PM IMEMC News Israeli attacks, News Report, Ramallah, West Bank 0
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Israeli Soldiers Kill A Palestinian Man In Silwad

Israeli soldiers shot and killed, on Friday, a Palestinian man in Silwad town, east of the central West Bank city of Ramallah, reportedly after he approached a military roadblock and “refused to heed to the soldiers’ demands to stop,” eyewitnesses confirmed he never posed any threat to the soldiers. The […]

August 26, 2016 11:32 PM IMEMC News Israeli attacks, News Report, Ramallah, West Bank 0