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Amro Detained during Hebron Sit-in over Illegal Building Seizure

A Palestinian committee in the city of Hebron, in the southern occupied West Bank, has reportedly received an order by the Israeli Supreme Court to evacuate a group of Israeli settlers illegally occupying a Palestinian home in the area. The home, which belongs to the Abu Rajab family, has been […]

October 23, 2017 7:37 AM IMEMC News & Agencies Hebron, Israeli Settlement, News Report, Non-violent action, Refugees/Immigration 0

Japan Declares Disgust with New West Bank Settlement Approval

The government of Japan deeply deplores Israel’s approval of plans for the construction of some 3,000 housing units in West Bank settlements, despite repeated calls from the international community, including Japan, for freezing such activities, foreign Press Secretary Norio Maruyama said, in a press release. The release, according to WAFA, […]

October 23, 2017 7:11 AM IMEMC News & Agencies International, International News, Israeli Settlement, News Report 0

Israel Bombs Syrian Artillery in Occupied Golan Heights

Israel struck three Syrian artillery cannons on Saturday, in response to alleged shelling. According to the Israeli military, five projectiles entered the northern occupied Golan region, coming from Syria. However, the location of only four rockets was identified. The rockets landed in open areas, with no injuries or damage. Israeli […]

October 23, 2017 6:59 AM IMEMC News & Agencies Arab World, International Politics, Israeli attacks, News Report 0

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

The Palestinian Prisoner’s Society (PPS) has reported that Israeli soldiers have abducted, on Sunday at dawn, at least six Palestinians in the West Bank governorates of Qalqilia, Nablus and Bethlehem. The Qalqilia office of the PPS, in northern West Bank, said the soldiers invaded several homes in various parts of […]

October 22, 2017 12:03 PM IMEMC News Bethlehem, Hebron, Israeli attacks, Nablus, News Report, Qalqilia 0

Army Abducts Two Palestinians Near Bethlehem

Israeli soldiers invaded, on Sunday at dawn, the town of Teqoua’, east of the West Bank city of Bethlehem, searched homes and abducted two Palestinian  teenagers. Media sources said the soldiers invaded the town from several directions, and searched homes. The added that the soldiers abducted Hussein Khaled al-Badan, 17, […]

October 22, 2017 11:33 AM IMEMC News Bethlehem, Israeli attacks, Jerusalem, News Report, West Bank 0

Israeli Colonists Invade Al-Ein Al-Jadeeda Area In Hebron, Prepare For New Outpost

Several Israeli colonists invaded, on Saturday at night, the al-Ein al-Jadeeda area, south of Tal Romedia, in the southern West Bank city of Hebron, while carrying wooden boards and some construction tools, in preparation for establishing a new illegal outpost. The Youth Coalition against Settlements in Hebron said the attack […]

October 22, 2017 10:56 AM IMEMC News Hebron, Israeli attacks, Israeli Settlement, News Report, West Bank 0

Israeli Colonists Harvest Palestinian Olive Orchards, Steel Produce

Several Israeli colonists invaded, on Sunday at dawn, Palestinian olive orchards, in al-Mughayyir village, northeast of Ramallah, and Burin village, south of Nablus, in the occupied West Bank, before harvesting the trees and stealing the procedure. The colonists, from Adi Ad illegal colony, invaded Palestinian orchards in the al-Mughayyir village, […]

October 22, 2017 10:36 AM IMEMC News Israeli attacks, Israeli Settlement, Nablus, News Report, Ramallah, West Bank 0

Israeli Police Detains 67 Palestinian Workers

The Israeli police in the Negev detained, on Sunday at dawn, 67 Palestinian workers, including 40 minors, for what the police said entering and working the country without permits, and confiscated four cars for workers in Shakiv illegal colony, built on Palestinian lands in Beit Awwa town, in the southern […]

October 22, 2017 9:17 AM IMEMC News Israel, Israeli attacks, Negev, News Report, West Bank 0

Army Invades Homes Near Jenin

Dozens of Israeli soldiers invaded, earlier Saturday, the village of Raba, east of the northern West Bank city of Jenin, and searched several homes. Media sources in Jenin said the soldiers invaded the village from several directions, before breaking into homes and violently searching them, while interrogating the Palestinians. Owners […]

October 21, 2017 11:34 AM IMEMC News Israeli attacks, Jenin, News Report, West Bank 0

Israeli Colonists Attack A Palestinian In His Orchard, Near Bethlehem

Several extremist Israeli colonists attacked, Friday, a Palestinian man, while picking his olive trees, in his orchard, in the al-Khader town, south of the West Bank city of Bethlehem. The colonists attacked the man, Ibrahim Mohammad Sbeih, 58, in his olive orchard in the al-‘Amara area, close to the illegal […]

October 21, 2017 10:58 AM Saed Bannoura Bethlehem, Israeli attacks, Israeli Settlement, News Report 0

PCHR Weekly Report On Israeli Human Rights Violations in the Occupied Palestinian Territory (12 – 18 October 2017)

Israeli forces continue systematic crimes in the occupied Palestinian territory (oPt) for the week of 12 – 18 October, 2017. 20 Palestinian civilians, including 14 children, were wounded in the West Bank, Jerusalem and the Gaza Strip. Shooting:   During the reporting period, Israeli forces wounded 20 Palestinian civilians, including […]

October 21, 2017 7:04 AM IMEMC News & Agencies Gaza Siege, Holy sites, Human rights, Internal Unrest, Israeli attacks, Israeli Settlement, Jerusalem, News Report, Non-violent action, Palestine, Prisoners, Refugees/Immigration 0

Israeli Navy Shoots Palestinian Teen Sailing Gaza Coast

A Palestinian teenager was shot and injured, by Israeli naval forces, off the coast of the northern Gaza Strip, on Thursday evening. Witnesses told Ma’an News Agency that the 19-year-old, whose identity remained unknown, was sailing off the coast of Beit Lahiya when Israeli naval forces opened fire on the […]

October 21, 2017 6:49 AM IMEMC News & Agencies Gaza Siege, Gaza Strip, Israeli attacks, News Report 0

Japan Funds Construction of West Bank Schools

Japan’s Representative Office to Palestine, Thursday, signed two grants to fund the construction of additional classrooms in two secondary schools in the Jenin-district village of Kufr Dan and Nablus-district village of Farkha. Japan’s ambassador for Palestinian Affairs and Representative to Palestine Takeshi Okubo and a representative of Kufr Dan municipality […]

October 21, 2017 6:38 AM IMEMC News & Agencies International, International Politics, Miscellaneous, News Report, West Bank 0

Israeli Soldiers Release Two Teens After Holding Them For Several Hours

Israeli soldiers invaded, on Friday afternoon, Palestinian agricultural lands, near the northern West Bank city of Jenin, and detained two teenagers for several hours. Media sources in Jenin said the soldiers invaded Palestinian lands in Zabbouba village, and abducted Suleiman Jamal Jaradat, 16, and Ahmad Hamdan Shar’a, 16; both from […]

October 21, 2017 3:28 AM IMEMC News Israeli attacks, Jenin, News Report, West Bank 0

Army Injures A Palestinian Child In Hebron

Israeli soldiers invaded, on Friday afternoon, Bab az-Zawiya area, in the center of the southern West Bank city of Hebron, and fired many live rounds, gas bombs s and concussion grenades, wounding one child with a live round in his leg. Medical sources in Hebron said the child, Odai Ibrahim […]

October 21, 2017 3:20 AM IMEMC News Hebron, Israeli attacks, News Report, West Bank 0