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Army Abducts A Palestinian Near Hebron

Dozens of Israeli soldiers invaded, on Monday at dawn, the towns of Beit Ummar and Yatta, in the southern West Bank governorate of Hebron, searched and ransacked many homes, and abducted two young men. Mohammad Awad, a media activist with the Popular Committee in Hebron, said the soldiers invaded Beit […]

April 24, 2017 11:21 AM IMEMC News Hebron, Israeli attacks, News Report, West Bank 0

Israeli Soldiers Abduct Two Palestinians In Jenin

Israeli soldiers invaded, on Monday at dawn, several villages and towns, in the northern West bank governorate of Jenin, searched many homes, and abducted two young men. The Jenin office of the Palestinian Prisoners’ Society (PPS) said the soldiers invaded and ransacked many homes in Maraka village, and abducted a […]

April 24, 2017 10:39 AM IMEMC News Israeli attacks, Jenin, News Report, West Bank 0

Israeli Soldiers Abduct Two Palestinians In Jerusalem

Israeli soldiers abducted, on Monday at dawn, two young Palestinian men, from their homes, in Sawahra and Abu Dis towns, in Jerusalem governorate, in the occupied West Bank. Several military jeeps invaded the two towns from different directions, stormed and violently searched homes, and abducted Morad Ayyad, from Abu Dis, […]

April 24, 2017 9:22 AM IMEMC News Israeli attacks, Jerusalem, News Report, West Bank 0

After Reportedly Wounding A Soldier, Army Abducts A Palestinian Woman Near Jerusalem

Israeli soldiers abducted, on Monday morning, a Palestinian woman, at the Qalandia Terminal, north of occupied East Jerusalem, reportedly after she stabbed and injured a female soldier. Israeli sources said the woman, in her thirties, is from Taybeh town, near Ramallah, and that she “stabbed a female soldier in the […]

April 24, 2017 8:57 AM IMEMC News Israeli attacks, Jerusalem, News Report, Palestinian attacks, Ramallah, West Bank 0

Two Palestinian Children Injured After Being Rammed By A Speeding Settler’s Car Near Jerusalem

Palestinian medical sources have reported that two children were injured, on Sunday evening, after being struck by a speeding Israeli settler’s car, while walking with their parents in Sur Baher town, south of occupied East Jerusalem. The sources stated that Mohammad Mousa Attoun suffered a head wound, while his sister, […]

April 24, 2017 8:37 AM IMEMC News Israeli attacks, Jerusalem, News Report, West Bank 0

Except In Ofer, Israel Denies Lawyers From Visiting With Hunger Striking Detainees

The joint media committee of the Palestinian Prisoners’ Society and the Palestinian Detainees’ Committee, has reported in a press release, Sunday, that the Israeli Prison Authority is still denying all lawyers’ visitations with the hunger striking detainees, except for those held in Ofer prison. The committee stated that this illegal […]

April 24, 2017 6:50 AM IMEMC News Gaza Strip, Human rights, Israeli attacks, News Report, Palestine, Topics 0

Bethlehem: Mahmoud Balboul Tells of His 79-day Hunger Strike

Former Palestinian detainee Mahmoud Balboul spoke out, on Sunday, about his experience undertaking a weeks-long hunger strike, last year, and urged Palestinians everywhere to stand in solidarity with a mass hunger strike currently underway in Israeli prisons. Mahmoud Balboul refused food for 79 days, after launching a hunger strike last July, […]

April 24, 2017 6:45 AM IMEMC News & Agencies Bethlehem, Human rights, News Report, Non-violent action, Prisoners 0
Scene outside hotel where stabbing took place (image from Ma'an)

Three Israelis mildly injured in stabbing attack in Tel Aviv

On Sunday afternoon, an 18-year old Palestinian allegedly stabbed three Israelis with ‘work tools’ in the lobby of a hotel in Tel Aviv, according to Israeli police. A fourth Israeli, in his seventies, fell down trying to escape the attack and was also injured. The teenager who carried out the […]

April 24, 2017 6:29 AM Celine Hagbard Israel, News Report, Palestinian attacks 0

40 Detainees from Megiddo Prison Join Mass Hunger Strike

At least 40 Palestinians being held in the Israeli prison of Megiddo have joined the open-ended mass hunger strike, said the strikers’ Media Committee of “Freedom and Dignity”. The committee said, according to WAFA, that the prison administration prevented the lawyer from visiting the hunger strikers. The mass strike entered its […]

April 24, 2017 6:23 AM IMEMC News & Agencies Israel, News Report, Prisoners 0

70-Year-Old Woman Joins Sons’ Hunger Strike

70-year-old other of four Palestinian detainees, Lateefa Annaje, has joined the ongoing mass Palestinian hunger strike in solidarity with her four sons, who were sentenced to life imprisonment, for a week. According to Al Ray, of the four sons, one serves seven life sentences, another five life, another four and the […]

April 24, 2017 6:12 AM IMEMC News & Agencies Israel, News Report, Prisoners 0

B’Tselem: 107 Palestinians Slain in 2016

According to Israeli human rights group, B’Tselem, Israelis killed a total of 107 Palestinians in 2016, 101 of them by soldiers and 6 by settlers. B’Tselem pointed out that 90 of the slain were killed in the occupied West Bank and East Jerusalem. The report also counted eight in the […]

April 24, 2017 5:59 AM IMEMC News & Agencies Israeli attacks, News Report, Palestine 0

China Demands Israel not Employ Its Workers in Settlements

The Israeli cabinet is expected to ratify an agreement after China demanded the condition that Israel not employ Chinese workers in in settlements in the West Bank or East Jerusalem. According to Haaretz, PNN reports, Israel and China have engaged in negotiations for several years over an agreement on Chinese […]

April 24, 2017 5:46 AM IMEMC News & Agencies International, International Politics, Israeli Settlement, News Report 0

Israeli Army Injures Several Palestinians In Beit Ummar

Israeli soldiers invaded, on Sunday evening, Beit Ummar town, north of the southern West Bank city of Hebron, and fired many gas bombs, during clashes that took place with local youngsters, causing many Palestinians to suffer the severe effects of teargas inhalation. Mohammad Awwad, media spokesperson of the Popular Committee […]

April 24, 2017 4:10 AM IMEMC News Hebron, Israeli attacks, News Report, West Bank 0

Army Injures Two Palestinians, One Seriously, Near Ramallah

Israeli soldiers shot and injured, on Sunday evening, two young Palestinian men, including one who suffered serious wounds, during clashes that took place after several military vehicles invaded Kufur Malek village, northeast of Ramallah, in the occupied West Bank. Sources at the Palestine Medical Complex in Ramallah said the seriously […]

April 24, 2017 3:45 AM IMEMC News Israeli attacks, News Report, Ramallah, West Bank 0

Qaraqe Denies Misleading Israeli Reports About Detainees Ending Strike

The head of the Palestinian Detainees’ Committee Issa Qaraqe denied, Sunday, misleading Israeli reports and false allegations, claiming that eighty-eight detainees have stopped their hunger strike, and affirmed that the number of striking detainees is gradually increasing. Qaraqe even challenged Israel by asking Prison Authority officials to allow the lawyers […]

April 23, 2017 10:33 AM IMEMC News Gaza Strip, Jerusalem, News Report, Palestine, Prisoners, West Bank 0