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West Bank Palestinians Assaulted by Israeli Settlers

Israeli settlers, early Thursday, assaulted a Palestinian man and smashed his car near the settlement of Shave Shomron, to the west of Nablus, in the occupied West Bank, according to local sources. The settlers reportedly intercepted the car of Ali Qabaha, a Palestinian from the town of Ya’bad, near Jenin, […]

April 27, 2017 2:26 PM IMEMC News & Agencies Israeli attacks, News Report, West Bank 0

General Strike Held in Solidarity with Hunger Stikers

Palestinian institutions, on Thursday, held a comprehensive general strike in response to the Prisoners committees call for solidarity with detainees, who today entered their 11th day of collective hunger strike. According to the PNN, the strike includes all sectors except for health sector, tawjihi class and bakeries. This precedes an […]

April 27, 2017 2:05 PM IMEMC News & Agencies Human rights, Internal Unrest, News Report, Palestine, Prisoners 0

Israeli Army Fires Two Shells Into A Qassam Site In Central Gaza

Israeli soldiers fired, Thursday, two artillery shells into a site, run by the Al-Qassam Brigades, the armed wing of Hamas, in Deir al-Balah, in central Gaza. The shells caused some property damage, without leading to any casualties, media sources in Gaza said. According to Israeli sources, the shells were fired […]

April 27, 2017 1:09 PM IMEMC News Deir al-Balah, Gaza Strip, Israeli attacks, News Report 0

Israeli Soldiers Abduct A Young Palestinian Man In Beit Fajjar

The Bethlehem office of the Palestinian Prisoners’ Society (PPS) has reported that Israeli soldiers abducted, on Thursday at dawn, a young Palestinian man, from Beit Fajjar town, south of Bethlehem, in the occupied West Bank. The PPS said the soldiers invaded and searched homes and interrogated several Palestinians, before abducting […]

April 27, 2017 10:24 AM IMEMC News Bethlehem, Israeli attacks, News Report, West Bank 0

Army Abducts A Palestinian Near Nablus

Israeli soldiers invaded, on Thursday at dawn, Beit Dajan village, east of Nablus, in the northern part of the occupied West Bank, and abducted a university student from his home. Media sources in Nablus said the soldiers broke into and searched a few homes in Nablus, and abducted Naseer Radwan […]

April 27, 2017 9:53 AM IMEMC News Israeli attacks, Nablus, News Report, West Bank 0

Israeli Colonists Injure A Palestinian, Cause Damage To Cars, Near Jenin

Several illegal Israeli colonists attacked, on Thursday at dawn, many Palestinian cars in the northern West Bank governorate of Jenin, causing damage, in addition to assaulting a man after pelting his car with rocks, causing injuries that required hospitalization. Medical sources in Jenin said the colonists attacked Ali Ahmad Kabaha, […]

April 27, 2017 9:30 AM IMEMC News Israeli attacks, Israeli Settlement, Jenin, News Report, West Bank 0

Israeli Soldiers Abduct Five Palestinians, Including A Child, In Qalqilia And Tubas

Israeli soldiers abducted, on Thursday at dawn, five Palestinians, including a child, in the West Bank governorates of Qalqilia and Tubas. The Qalqilia office of the Palestinian Prisoners’ Society (PPS), in the northern part of the occupied West Bank, said the soldiers invaded Kufur Qaddoum town, east of the city, […]

April 27, 2017 8:55 AM IMEMC News Israeli attacks, News Report, Qalqilia, Tubas, West Bank 0

Israeli Court Sentences Palestinian Teenage Girl To Ten Years

The Israeli District Court in occupied Jerusalem sentenced, Wednesday, a Palestinian teenage girl to ten years in prison, after convicting her of “an attempted stabbing attack,” in the city. The verdict came after Israel delayed her court hearings 24 times since he abducted in February 2016. The court session was […]

April 27, 2017 6:28 AM IMEMC News Jerusalem, News Report, Palestine, Prisoners, West Bank 0

After 28 Days In Israeli Morgue, Slain Mother Buried Next To Her Son

After Israel held her body for 28 consecutive days since the soldiers shot her, and prevented medics from approaching her, eventually leading to her bleeding to death, the corpse of slain Palestinian mother from Shu’fat refugee camp, in occupied Jerusalem, was finally released to her family, and was buried next […]

April 27, 2017 4:30 AM IMEMC News Israeli attacks, Jerusalem, News Report, West Bank 0

PCHR Concerned over Life of Palestinian Prisoners on Hunger Strike in Israeli Jails

The Palestinian Center for Human Rights (PCHR) is strongly concerned over the life of hundreds of Palestinian prisoners, who have started a hunger strike for 10 days in the Israeli jails in protest against the deterioration of their living conditions and deprivation of their most basic human rights. PCHR emphasizes […]

April 26, 2017 3:54 PM PCHR Gaza Gaza Strip, Human rights, Jerusalem, News Report, Palestine, Prisoners, West Bank 0

Dozens Of Former Political Prisoners Launch A Solidarity Hunger Strike In Tubas

Mahmoud Sawafta, the head of the Palestinian Prisoners’ Society (PPS) in Tubas, in the northeastern part of the occupied West Bank, said that dozens of former political prisoners have started, Wednesday, a solidarity hungers strike with Palestinian detainees, who are holding an open-ended hunger strike, demanding legitimate rights. The former […]

April 26, 2017 3:48 PM IMEMC News Human rights, News Report, Prisoners, Tubas, West Bank 0

461 Palestinian Women Killed in Syrian Conflict

About 461 Palestinian refugee women have been killed in Syria as a result of various reasons, including bombing, sniping, clashes and torture, the Action Group for Palestinian of Syria reported Wednesday. According to Al Ray, the group recorded that the total number of Palestinian refugees killed in Syria is 3,483 since the […]

April 26, 2017 3:01 PM IMEMC News & Agencies Arab World, News Report, Refugees/Immigration 0

10,000 New Settlement Units Approved in Jerusalem

The Israeli Ministry of Housing and the West Jerusalem municipality has revived the construction of 10,000 settlement units in Atarot settlement, to the north of Jerusalem. PNN reports thayt, according to Israeli media, the construction plans have been frozen for years, due to the Obama administration’s opposition to building settlements. […]

April 26, 2017 2:43 PM IMEMC News & Agencies Israeli Settlement, Jerusalem, News Report 0

Israeli Soldiers Invade Kifl Hares Town, Near Salfit

Dozens of Israeli soldiers invaded, earlier on Wednesday at dawn, the town of Kifl Hares, west of Salfit in central West Bank, and prevented the Palestinians from using the streets, while Israeli colonists visited sites in the area. The Maan News Agency said many army vehicles invaded the town, fire […]

April 26, 2017 11:24 AM IMEMC News Israeli attacks, Nablus, News Report, West Bank 0

Army Seriously Injures A Palestinian Near Nablus

Israeli soldiers shot and seriously injured, Tuesday, a Palestinian teenager from the northern West Bank governorate of Nablus, after he reportedly attempted to stab soldiers, near a military base, close to Huwwara junction. The Israeli army said the Palestinian “attempted to stab Israelis, but was shot by the soldiers,” before […]

April 26, 2017 11:09 AM IMEMC News Israeli attacks, Nablus, News Report, West Bank 0