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Israeli Soldiers Assault Palestinian Journalists, Adduct Three Nonviolent Protestors, In Jerusalem

As hundreds of Palestinians marched in occupied East Jerusalem, on Saturday evening, in solidarity with the hunger striking Palestinian detainees in Israeli prisons, Israeli soldiers assaulted the nonviolent protesters, deliberately targeted local journalists, damages their cameras, and abducted three protesters. The soldiers, and police officers, assaulted a group of Palestinian […]

April 30, 2017 7:53 AM IMEMC News Israeli Politics, Jerusalem, News Report, Prisoners, West Bank 0

Israeli Soldiers, Colonists, Injure Two Palestinians Near Nablus

Palestinian medical sources have reported, Saturday, that two residents were injured, one by Israeli army fire, and one after being assaulted by fanatic Israeli colonists, invading Orif village, south of the northern West Bank city of Nablus. The sources said that one Palestinian, identified as Monir an-Nouri, suffered various cuts […]

April 30, 2017 4:51 AM IMEMC News Israeli attacks, Israeli Settlement, Nablus, News Report, West Bank 0

Apartheid Wall: Construction Resumed Northeast of Bethlehem

Israeli authorities, Saturday, resumed construction of the apartheid wall on land seized from Palestinians in the village of al-Walaja, northeast of the southern West Bank district of Bethlehem, according to a local activist. ‏ Hasan Brijiyeh, from the wall and settlements committee in Bethlehem, told WAFA that Israeli occupation authorities […]

April 30, 2017 3:58 AM IMEMC News & Agencies Bethlehem, News Report, The Wall 0

25,000 New Settlement Units Approved for Jerusalem

For two years, the Israeli government has been planning to build 25,000 new settlement units in the city of Jerusalem, an Israeli minister stressed on Friday. Israeli Housing Minister Yoav Galant told Israeli television Channel 2, on Thursday, that his ministry had been discussing the plan with Jerusalem’s Jewish municipality […]

April 30, 2017 3:53 AM IMEMC News & Agencies Israeli Settlement, Jerusalem, News Report 0

Several Warehouses Burned in Beita Village

On Friday, a tear gas grenade, fired by Israeli forces after clashes broke out in Beita village, ignited a fire in a warehouse that contained plastic and cardboard which quickly spread, sending the flames to more than eight other warehouses. Locals say, according to the PNN, that the grenade was fired […]

April 30, 2017 3:44 AM IMEMC News & Agencies Internal Unrest, Israeli attacks, Nablus, News Report 0

Thousands March In Bethlehem In Solidarity With Hunger Striking Detainees

Thousands of Palestinians held, Friday, massive nonviolent processions in various parts of Bethlehem governorate, in the occupied West Bank, expressing their solidarity and support with the Palestinian detainees in Israeli prisons, ongoing with the hunger strike for the twelfth consecutive day. In Beit Sahour city, hundreds of Palestinians held a […]

April 29, 2017 11:02 AM Saed Bannoura Bethlehem, Human rights, Israeli attacks, News Report, Prisoners, West Bank 0

Israeli Soldiers Abduct A Wounded Child From An Ambulance In Jerusalem

Israeli soldiers abducted, on Thursday evening, a Palestinian child who was shot by an army sharpshooter, in the al-‘Eesawiyya town, in occupied East Jerusalem, after the soldiers chased an ambulance transporting him to the hospital. The child, identified as Mos’ab Mahmoud Mheisin, 14, was shot by several live rounds in […]

April 29, 2017 7:05 AM IMEMC News Human rights, Israeli attacks, Jerusalem, News Report, West Bank 0

Israeli Soldiers Injure Nine Palestinians, Attack Homes, In Hebron

Israeli soldiers invaded, on Friday afternoon, Beit Ummar town, north of the southern West Bank city of Hebron, and attacked protests held in solidarity with the hunger striking detainees, leading to clashes with local youths, wounding at least nine with, including two with Toto expanding bullets, and causing many to […]

April 28, 2017 9:11 PM IMEMC News Hebron, Israeli attacks, News Report, West Bank 0

Day of Rage: Many Palestinians Injured as Clashes Erupt across Occupied West Bank

Israeli soldiers stand guard in front of Palestinian stone throwers during clashes in Bethlehem. (AFP/Thomas Coex, File) Ongoing clashes have erupted across the occupied West Bank on Friday, with several Palestinians injured, on what Palestinians are calling the Day of Rage — initially called for by the Fateh movement — […]

April 28, 2017 8:49 PM IMEMC News & Agencies Internal Unrest, News Report, Prisoners, West Bank 0

Israeli Gas Bombs Cause Massive Fire In Nine Warehouses In Nablus

Israeli soldiers fired dozens of gas bombs at Palestinian protesters in Beita village, south of the northern West Bank city of Nablus, causing massive fires in nine warehouses, including one used for storing and selling plastic and cardboard boxes and sheets. The fire started in the warehouse, which was used […]

April 28, 2017 8:48 PM IMEMC News Israeli attacks, Nablus, News Report, West Bank 0

May Day: Palestinian Trade Unions Call for Intensifying BDS

Official statement from the Palestinian Trade Union Coalition for BDS (PTUC-BDS): “On May Day, we Palestinian trade unions are proud to stand with the trade union movement internationally as we collectively resist attacks on our working conditions, cuts to public services and job losses. We lend our voices to the […]

April 28, 2017 8:28 PM IMEMC News & Agencies Boycott Movement, News Report, Palestine 0

Undercover Israeli Soldiers Abduct Five Palestinians In Hebron

Undercover soldiers of the Israeli army infiltrated, Friday, an area close to the Hebron Governmental Hospital, in the southern West Bank city of Hebron, and abducted five young Palestinian men. Eyewitnesses said clashes took place between local youngsters and Israeli soldiers, who invaded the Zawiya area, and the area surrounding […]

April 28, 2017 8:27 PM IMEMC News Hebron, Israeli attacks, News Report, West Bank 0

Jerusalem Municipality to Seize Palestinian Land for ‘Tourist Center’

The tourist center is planned to neighbor a mosque in Ras al-Amud that serves Palestinians who are denied access to al-Aqsa Compound. On April 24, 2017, the West Jerusalem municipality published a plan to confiscate 1,300 square meters of land in Ras al-Amoud, an area adjacent to the Old City […]

April 28, 2017 8:19 PM IMEMC News & Agencies Holy sites, Israeli Politics, Jerusalem, News Report 0

Israel Cuts Water Supply to Jordan Valley Village

On Thursday morning, Israeli bulldozers destroyed all pipelines supplying water to Bardala village in the Jordan Valley, leaving approximately 3,500 villagers without water. According to the PNN, Mutaz Bisharat told news reporters that Israeli bulldozers, military jeeps and Israeli Civil Administration officials were behind the destruction of the pipelines. The […]

April 28, 2017 8:04 PM IMEMC News & Agencies Israeli attacks, Israeli Politics, Jordan Valley, News Report 0

Activists Hold Weekly Protest In Bil’in, March In Solidarity With The Detainees

Dozens of Palestinians, accompanied by Israeli and international peace activists, marched Friday in Bil’in village, near Ramallah in the occupied West Bank, holding the weekly nonviolent procession against the illegal Israeli Annexation Wall and colonies, and in solidarity with the ongoing hunger strike of the Palestinian detainees. The protesters marched […]

April 28, 2017 4:36 PM IMEMC News Israeli attacks, News Report, Non-violent action, Prisoners, Ramallah, West Bank 0