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P. A Denounces Israel’s New Colonialist Plans

The Palestinian National Authority denounced, Tuesday, the latest Israeli decision to build 300 new units in Beit El illegal colony, north of Ramallah, and 31 units in the heart of Hebron city, in the occupied West Bank. Palestinian President’s Spokesperson, Nabil Abu Rodeina, said all of Israel’s colonies are illegal […]

October 18, 2017 7:53 AM IMEMC News Hebron, Israeli Politics, Israeli Settlement, News Report, Palestinian Politics, Ramallah, West Bank 0

Israeli Navy Opens Fire At Fishing Boats In Southern Gaza

Israeli navy ships fired, on Tuesday evening, many live rounds at Palestinian fishing boats near the shore of Khan Younis, in the southern part of the Gaza Strip. Eyewitnesses said the navy fired the live rounds and chased some boats, forcing the fishermen back to the shore. The incident, part […]

October 18, 2017 7:34 AM IMEMC News Gaza Strip, Israeli attacks, Khan Younis, News Report 0

Soldiers Abduct Four Farmers, Confiscate A Car, In Tubas

Israeli soldiers abducted, Tuesday, four Palestinian farmers, and illegally confiscate a car that was transporting them, in the ar-Ras al-Ahmar area, south of Tubas, in northeastern West Bank. The soldiers stopped a car transporting farmers to their lands, south of Tubas, abducted four of them, and illegally confiscated the car. […]

October 17, 2017 2:29 PM IMEMC News Israeli attacks, News Report, Tubas, West Bank 0
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Israeli Navy Attacks Palestinian Fishing Boats, Capsizes One

Israeli navy ships attacked, Tuesday, many fishing boats, in Palestinian territorial waters in the besieged Gaza Strip, and capsized one of them after firing shells  and live fire at it. The WAFA Palestinian News Agency said the navy fired many live rounds at fishing boats in the Sudaniyya Sea area, […]

October 17, 2017 12:14 PM IMEMC News Gaza City, Gaza Siege, Gaza Strip, Israeli attacks, News Report 0

Army Injures Many School Children In Jerusalem

Mohammad Abu al-Hummus, a member of the Follow-Up Committee in al-‘Isawiya village, in occupied East Jerusalem, said the soldiers injured, throughout the day Monday, several Palestinian schoolchildren, in the village. The Wadi Hilweh Information Center in Silwan (Silwanic), quoted Abu al-Hummus stating that the soldiers invaded the Schools Street, in […]

October 17, 2017 11:57 AM IMEMC News Israeli attacks, Jerusalem, News Report, West Bank 0

PPS: “Israeli Soldiers Abduct Eighteen Palestinians In The West Bank”

The Palestinian Prisoners’ Society (PPS) has reported that Israeli soldiers abducted, overnight and at dawn, Tuesday, many homes in various communities in the occupied West Bank, and abducted eighteen Palestinians. The Hebron office of the PPS, in the southern part of the occupied West Bank, said the soldiers invaded many […]

October 17, 2017 11:26 AM IMEMC News Bethlehem, Hebron, Israeli Settlement, Jenin, Jerusalem, Nablus, News Report, Qalqilia, Ramallah, West Bank 0

Army Demolishes Two Palestinians In Jerusalem

On Tuesday morning, dozens of Israeli soldiers, police officers and personnel of the Jerusalem City Council, invaded Silwan town, south of the Al-Aqsa Mosque, in occupied East Jerusalem, demolished two homes, postponed the demolition of a third home in al-‘Isawiya town, in the center of the city. The soldiers invaded […]

October 17, 2017 11:21 AM IMEMC News Israeli attacks, Jerusalem, News Report, West Bank 0

Israeli Soldiers Abduct Nine Palestinians In The West Bank

Israeli soldiers abducted, on Tuesday at dawn, nine Palestinians from their homes, in different parts of the occupied West Bank, the Palestinian Prisoners’ Society (PPS) has reported. The Hebron office of the PPS, in the southern part of the West Bank, said the soldiers invaded Doura and Beit Ummar towns, […]

October 17, 2017 10:41 AM IMEMC News Bethlehem, Hebron, Israeli attacks, Jenin, Nablus, News Report, West Bank 0

Medical Students at Chile’s Largest University Overwhelmingly Vote for BDS

(University of Chile, Faculty of Medicine) More than three-fourths of students at the University of Chile’s Faculty of Medicine voted to break institutional ties with Israeli universities in a student referendum held last month. They also voted against Israeli government sponsorship or attendance of events at their university. This is the […]

October 17, 2017 7:22 AM IMEMC News & Agencies Boycott Movement, International, News Report, Non-violent action 0

Egypt Backtracks on Opening Rafah Border Crossing

Egyptian authorities have announced ta decision to postpone opening Rafah Crossing with Gaza, after six soldiers were killed in the Sinai province. Despite plans to open the crossing four days from today, Hesham Udwan, head of the Commission of Crossings and Borders, notified Gazan authorities of the change after clashes […]

October 17, 2017 7:13 AM IMEMC News & Agencies Arab World, Gaza Siege, Gaza Strip, International Politics, News Report, Refugees/Immigration 0

Israeli Soldiers Raid Qalandia Refugee Camp

Israeli soldiers, on Monday, raided Qalandia refugee camp, to the south of Ramallah, searched shops and homes, and detained two people before releasing one of them, according to witnesses. The soldiers also seized surveillance cameras. Residents clashed with the soldiers who fired tear gas, stun grenades and rubber-coated metal bullets […]

October 17, 2017 6:57 AM IMEMC News & Agencies Israeli attacks, News Report, Ramallah, Refugees/Immigration 0

Settlers Steal Olives from West Bank Lands

On Monday, at dawn, Israeli settlers robbed olives from Al-Janiya town, west of Ramallah, and al-Sawiya town, south of Nablus, in the occupied West Bank. Ghassan Douglass, a Palestinian official in charge of settlement activity in the northern part of the occupied West Bank, said that residents of Beit Ra’anan […]

October 17, 2017 6:52 AM IMEMC News & Agencies Israeli attacks, Israeli Settlement, Nablus, News Report, Ramallah, West Bank 0

Israel Attacks Anti-aircraft Battery in Syria

The Israeli air force carried out an air strike on an anti-aircraft battery near the Syrian capital of Damascus, after it fired a missile targeting Israel Air Force planes flying in Syria. According to Haaretz, the reason for the attack is a launch of an Sa5-type missile at Israeli reconnaissance […]

October 17, 2017 6:47 AM IMEMC News & Agencies Arab World, International Politics, Israeli attacks, News Report 0

Gaza Fishing Union Denies Israeli Reports of Zone Expansion

Israeli authorities reportedly announced, Monday, that they would be expanding the designated fishing zone off the coast of the Gaza Strip from 6 to 9 nautical miles, starting Wednesday October 18th, 2017, according to Israeli media. Reports said that Israel demanded all Gaza fishermen “not violate” the boundaries of the […]

October 17, 2017 6:41 AM IMEMC News & Agencies Gaza Siege, Gaza Strip, Israeli Politics, News Report 0

Israeli Soldiers Abduct A Child In Hebron

Israeli soldiers abducted, on Monday evening, a Palestinian child, who was playing with several other children, in the at-Thaher area, in Beit Ummar town, north of the southern West Bank city of Hebron. The soldiers invaded the area, and fired many rubber-coated steel bullets at a group of children there, […]

October 17, 2017 2:08 AM IMEMC News Hebron, Israeli attacks, News Report, West Bank 0