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Lieberman: No Return to Israel for Palestinian Refugees

During a speech at Israel’s Herzliya conference, aimed at discussing the country’s national policies, ultraright Israeli Defense Minister Avigdor Lieberman rejected the possibility of Palestinian refugees from historic Palestine, which Israel was built on, being able to return to their lands within the 1967 borders, a right that is upheld […]

June 23, 2017 7:06 PM IMEMC News & Agencies Israel, Israeli Politics, News Report, Refugees/Immigration 0

Israeli Soldiers Abduct Three Palestinians From Jenin

Israeli soldiers abducted, earlier on Friday morning, three young Palestinian men, including two siblings, from Sabah el-Kheir area, in the northern West Bank city of Jenin. The Jenin office of the Palestinian Prisoners’ Society (PPS) said the soldiers searched a few homes, interrogated many Palestinians, and abducted three. The PPS […]

June 23, 2017 1:03 PM IMEMC News Israeli attacks, Jenin, News Report, West Bank 0

Soldiers Abduct A Palestinian From Jenin

Israeli soldiers abducted, late on Thursday at night, a Palestinian from the al-Jalama village, northeast of the northern West Bank city of Jenin. The Jenin office of the Palestinian Prisoners’ Society (PPS) said the soldiers abducted a young man, identified as Tareq Sha’ban, after stopping him at the Za’tara military […]

June 23, 2017 12:42 PM IMEMC News Israeli attacks, Jenin, Nablus, News Report, West Bank 0

Israeli Soldiers Abduct Two Palestinians In Qalqilia

Israeli soldiers abducted, on Friday at dawn, two Palestinian men from their homes in Qalqilia city, in the northern part of the occupied West Bank. The soldiers also summoned a Palestinian, from Bethlehem, for interrogation. Media sources in Qalqilia said many army jeeps invaded the city, before soldiers searched homes, […]

June 23, 2017 11:34 AM IMEMC News Bethlehem, Israeli attacks, News Report, Qalqilia, Ramallah, West Bank 0

Rafah Crossing Still Closed after 100 Days

Rafah Crossing, the main artery for Palestinians in Gaza to travel out of the Strip, has been closed for 103 consecutive days, with no indication that it will reopen soon, Quds Press reported yesterday. The crossing’s gates were last opened on 9 March when a few thousand people travelled through […]

June 22, 2017 10:51 PM IMEMC News & Agencies Gaza Strip, International Politics, News Report, Refugees/Immigration 0

Israeli Soldiers Abduct Four Palestinians In The West Bank

Israeli soldiers abducted, Thursday, four young Palestinian men in various parts of the occupied West Bank, the Palestinian Prisoners’ Society (PPS) has reported. The Jenin office of the PPS, in the northern part of the West Bank, said the soldiers abducted Amjad Jamal Milhem, 22, after stopping him at a […]

June 22, 2017 1:00 PM IMEMC News Hebron, Israeli attacks, Jenin, Jerusalem, News Report, Tulkarem, West Bank 0

Israeli Soldiers Invade And Uproot Palestinian Lands In Northern Gaza

Israeli soldiers invaded, On Thursday morning, Palestinian agricultural lands, close to the border fence, east of Jabalia, in the northern part of the Gaza Strip, uprooted several sections, and fired many rounds of live ammunition. Media sources said four D9 bulldozers, and three tanks, advanced at least 150 meters into […]

June 22, 2017 12:10 PM IMEMC News Gaza Siege, Gaza Strip, Israeli attacks, Jabalia, News Report 0

Israeli Soldiers Abduct A Palestinian Near Hebron

Israeli soldiers abducted, on Thursday at dawn, a former political prisoner from his home, in Doura town, south of Hebron, in the southern part of the occupied West Bank. Several military jeeps invaded Kharsa area, in Doura, broke into and violently searched many homes, and abducted Anas Ibrahim Shadeed, 30. […]

June 22, 2017 11:49 AM IMEMC News Hebron, Israeli attacks, News Report, West Bank 0

Army Injures 29 Palestinians Near Jerusalem, Abduct One Near Jenin

Israeli soldiers invaded, on Wednesday at night, Abu Dis town, east of occupied East Jerusalem, and clashed with local youths, wounding three with rubber-coated steel bullets, and causing twenty-six others to suffer the severe effects of teargas inhalation. The soldiers also abducted one Palestinian near Jenin. The Palestinian Red Crescent […]

June 22, 2017 8:49 AM IMEMC News Israeli attacks, Jenin, Jerusalem, News Report, West Bank 0

Israel Secretly Aids Anti-Assad Forces in Syria Proxy War (VIDEO)

Beirut-based journalist Nour Samaha has uncovered extensive Israeli government support of anti-Assad forces in southern Syria. TRNN transcript: AARON MATÉ: It’s The Real News. I’m Aaron MatĂ©. Of all the foreign countries involved in the Syrian proxy war, one that does not get much attention is Israel. We’ve known for […]

June 21, 2017 8:52 PM IMEMC News & Agencies Arab World, International, International News, International Politics, Israeli attacks, News Report 0

Gaza: Electricity Supply Cut for 3rd Day as Egypt Provides Fuel

Israeli authorities implemented a third round of electricity supply cuts to the Gaza Strip on Wednesday — honoring a request from the Palestinian Authority (PA), which announced, last month, that it would drastically reduce its payments to fund the Hamas-run territory’s electricity bill — as the Egypt government started to […]

June 21, 2017 8:36 PM IMEMC News & Agencies Gaza Strip, Israeli Politics, News Report, Palestinian Politics, Refugees/Immigration 0

Palestinian Detainee Subject to Medical Neglect, Suffering from Kidney Failure

The lawyer for the Palestinian Prisoners Society visited detainee Mohammed Bsharat, aged 32, from Tammoun town, in the northern occupied West Bank. The lawyer said, quoting Bsharat, that the doctors informed him that he suffers from kidney failure, and needs to have dialysis three times a week. Bsharat added, according […]

June 21, 2017 8:12 PM IMEMC News & Agencies Israel, News Report, Prisoners 0

Report: Settlement Expansion Unprecedented amidst International Failure to End It

~ Madeeha Araj/ nbprs/pnn Since the beginning of the year, the West Bank, and especially East Jerusalem, is witnessing an acceleration of settlement construction, the largest in 25 years. Minister of Defense in Israel, Avigdor Lieberman, said that permits for building settlements in the West Bank, during the first half of […]

June 21, 2017 8:02 PM IMEMC News & Agencies Israeli Politics, Israeli Settlement, News Report, West Bank 0

In Preparation For New Illegal Colony, Israeli Soldiers Bulldoze Palestinian lands In Nablus

Israeli soldiers invaded, Wednesday, Palestinian agricultural lands, especially olive orchards, belonging to the villagers of Jaloud, south of the northern West Bank governorate of Nablus, in preparation for building a new illegal colony. Several military jeeps and nine bulldozers invaded the lands, and started uprooting them, to prepare for the […]

June 21, 2017 12:16 PM IMEMC News Israeli attacks, Nablus, News Report, West Bank 0

Israeli Soldiers Abduct Four Palestinians In Hebron And Salfit

Israeli soldiers invaded, on Wednesday at dawn, the West Bank governorates of Hebron and Salfit, searched many homes and abducted four Palestinians. Many military vehicles invaded Beit Ummar town, north of Hebron, especially the areas of ath-Thaher and the Industrial Zone, searched and ransacked several homes, interrogated many residents while […]

June 21, 2017 11:41 AM IMEMC News Hebron, Israeli attacks, News Report, Salfit, West Bank 0