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PCHR Weekly Report: One Palestinian killed, 10 wounded by Israeli forces this week

In its Weekly Report On Israeli Human Rights Violations in the Occupied Palestinian Territories for the week of 21– 27 July 2016, the Palestinian Center for Human Rights (PCHR) found that Israeli forces continued systematic crimes in the Occupied Palestinian Territories. A Palestinian was killed in Hebron. 10 Palestinian civilians […]

July 29, 2016 11:55 AM IMEMC News Human rights, News Report, Palestine 0
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B’Tselem: 740 Civilians, Including Minors, Left Homeless by Israeli State

From January to June of 2016, Israeli authorities have reportedly demolished 168 dwellings in Palestinian communities across the occupied West Bank, leaving 740 people, including 384 minors, homeless, a report by B’Tselem has revealed, according to the Palestine News Network (PNN). B’Tselem’s figures show that this six-month period alone saw more demolitions […]

July 28, 2016 10:12 PM IMEMC News & Agencies News Report 0
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9 Footballers Banned from Traveling to Occupied West Bank

Jamal Al-Khodari, Head of the Popular Committee Against the Siege, has condemned an Israeli decision to prevent nine footballers from Gaza to cross into the West Bank to participate in a football competition. “The Israeli occupation insisted to continue its siege against the Gaza Strip and its people. It targeted […]

July 28, 2016 9:50 PM IMEMC News & Agencies Gaza Siege, Gaza Strip, International, News Report, Refugees/Immigration 0
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New Tenders Released for Over 300 Settlement Units in Jerusalem

The Israel land authority, on Wednesday, released tenders for the construction of 323 housing units in occupied Jerusalem. According to the new plan, 130 housing units will be built in the Har Homa settlement on  Abu Gneim Mount, east of Bethlehem, 89 others in Gilo settlement, to the south of Jerusalem, […]

July 28, 2016 9:40 PM IMEMC News & Agencies Israeli Settlement, Jerusalem, News Report 0
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Arab Summit in Mauritania: PFLP Stresses “No Confidence”

nsnbc : In response to the final statement of the 27th Arab Summit, in the Mauritanian capital Nouakchott, the Popular Front for the Liberation of Palestine (PFLP) stressed that it has no confidence in what it describes as a carbon copy of the resolutions of the Arab summits, in recent […]

July 28, 2016 9:16 PM IMEMC News & Agencies Arab World, International, News Report, Palestine, Palestinian Politics, Peace process 0
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Israeli Army Kidnaps Four Palestinians In Jerusalem

Israeli soldiers invaded, late at night and on Thursday at dawn, several areas in occupied Jerusalem, searched many homes and kidnapped four young Palestinian men. The Wadi Hilweh Information Center in Silwan (Silwanic) has reported that several military vehicles invaded Shu’fat refugee camp, before the soldiers stormed and searched a […]

July 28, 2016 12:59 PM IMEMC News Israeli attacks, Jerusalem, News Report, West Bank 0
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Israeli Navy Attacks Palestinian Boats, Kidnaps Seven Fishers, In Gaza Waters

Israeli navy ships attacked, on Thursday morning, several Palestinian fishing boats in the Sudaniyya Sea area, northwest of Gaza city, kidnapped seven fishers and confiscated their boats. The WAFA News Agency quoted a fisher stating that the navy boats attacked them from several directions, and fired many rounds of live […]

July 28, 2016 10:52 AM IMEMC News Gaza Siege, Gaza Strip, Israeli attacks, News Report 0
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Army Kidnaps Four Palestinians, Injures Three Others, In Bethlehem

Dozens of Israeli soldiers invaded, on Thursday at dawn, the Deheishe refugee camp, south of the West Bank city of Bethlehem, searched and ransacked many homes before kidnapping four Palestinians. The soldiers also shot and injured at least three Palestinians in the camp. The soldiers surrounded the refugee camp before […]

July 28, 2016 10:18 AM IMEMC News Bethlehem, Israeli attacks, News Report, West Bank 0
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Israeli Soldiers Kidnap Seven Palestinians In Nablus

Dozens of Israeli soldiers invaded, on Thursday at dawn, the northern West Bank city of Nablus, and conducted extensive searches of homes before kidnapping seven Palestinians. Nablus TV has reported that clashes took place in the Eastern Area of Nablus city, after several Israeli military vehicles invaded it, especially in […]

July 28, 2016 9:41 AM IMEMC News Israeli attacks, Nablus, News Report, West Bank 0
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Army Kidnaps Two Palestinians In Jenin

Israeli soldiers invaded, on Wednesday at dawn, two Palestinians in the northern West Bank city of Jenin, after invading their homes and searching them. The Jenin office of the Palestinian Prisoners Society (PPS) has reported that the soldiers invaded the Eastern Neighborhood in Jenin, and kidnapped Abdul-Rahman Sanouri, and Mohammad […]

July 27, 2016 1:05 PM IMEMC News Israeli attacks, Jenin, News Report, West Bank 0
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Palestinian and Israeli NGO’s call for Bilal Keyes’s immediate release 

Physicians for Human Rights – Israel: Bilal Kayed, a 35-year-old Palestinian man from Nablus who is being detained by Israel has reached 43 days of hunger strike, and resolves to continue his protest until he is freed. Bilal was placed in administrative detention on 13 June 2016, when he was supposed […]

July 27, 2016 12:31 PM IMEMC News Human rights, News Report, Palestine, Prisoners 0
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Palestinian Woman Dies Of Wounds Suffered 15 Years Ago

The Palestinian Health Ministry in Gaza has reported, Wednesday, that a Palestinian woman, who was shot by the Israeli army 15 years ago, died after succumbing to her wounds. The woman, Hadia Abu Shammala, was shot in the head, in 2011, and remained in a coma, dependent on life support […]

July 27, 2016 11:21 AM IMEMC News Gaza Strip, Israeli attacks, Khan Younis, News Report 0