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US Palestinians Start Campaign in Protest against Closure of PLO Office

Palestinian communities in the United States are continuing with their campaign against the US State Department’s decision not to renew the license of the Palestinian diplomatic delegation in Washington and to shut down its office. Multiple meetings have been held, and a letter was written to US Secretary of State […]

November 23, 2017 5:55 AM IMEMC News & Agencies Arab World, International, News Report, Palestinian Politics 0

PPS: “Israeli Soldiers Abduct 16 Palestinians In The West Bank”

Israeli soldiers abducted, on Wednesday at dawn, sixteen Palestinians, including one woman, from several parts of the occupied West Bank, the Palestinian Prisoners’ Society (PPS) has reported. The Hebron office of the PPS, in southern West Bank, said the soldiers abducted Maisoon Anis al-Halees, from Yatta town, south of Hebron, […]

November 22, 2017 12:03 PM IMEMC News Bethlehem, Hebron, Israeli attacks, Jenin, News Report, Ramallah, West Bank 0

Israeli Soldiers Abduct Two Palestinians Near Jenin

Several Israeli army jeeps invaded, on Wednesday at dawn, Barta’a town, isolated behind the Annexation Wall, southwest of Jenin in northern West bank, and abducted a young man, in addition to abducting another Palestinian at a military roadblock. Media sources in Jenin said the soldiers invaded and searched homes, in […]

November 22, 2017 11:44 AM IMEMC News Israeli attacks, Jenin, News Report, Qalqilia, West Bank 0

Israeli Soldiers Abduct Two Palestinians In Northern Gaza; Navy Fires At Fishing Boats

Israeli soldiers abducted, on Wednesday morning, two young men in Palestinian lands close to the border fence, in Beit Lahia, in the northern part of the Gaza Strip. Israeli navy ships fired live rounds at fishing boats northwest of Gaza City. The WAFA Palestinian News Agency has reported that the […]

November 22, 2017 10:47 AM IMEMC News Beit Lahia, Gaza City, Gaza Siege, Gaza Strip, Israeli attacks, News Report 0

Israel Delays Court Session Of Senior Nonviolent Activist Abdullah Abu Rahma

The Ofer Israeli military court, near Ramallah in central West Bank, has delayed the deliberations of the case against senior nonviolent activist, the head of the “Colonization and Wall Resistance Commission,” Abdullah Abu Rahma. Abu Rahma was abducted last Sunday at dawn, along with Ahmad Abu Rahma, 16, after the […]

November 22, 2017 10:32 AM IMEMC News Israeli attacks, News Report, Prisoners, Ramallah, West Bank 0

Updated: “Israeli Soldiers Demolish Two Palestinian Homes In Jerusalem”

Israeli soldiers demolished, on Wednesday morning, two Palestinian homes in Shu’fat neighborhood, and al-Isawiya town, in occupied East Jerusalem. Media sources in Shu’fat, said the soldiers invaded the neighborhood, and demolished a homes, owned by Mohammad Kamal Abu Khdier. The army claims that the home was built without a permit […]

November 22, 2017 10:04 AM IMEMC News Israeli attacks, Jerusalem, News Report, West Bank 0

Israeli Soldiers Invade Residential Towers Slated For Demolition Near Qalandia Terminal

Dozens of Israeli soldiers, and Army Corps of Engineers, invaded on Tuesday at dawn, the al-Matar neighborhood, adjoining Kafr ‘Aqab neighborhood, close to Qalandia terminal, north of occupied East Jerusalem, and broke into apartments in residential towers, slated for demolition for their “proximity to the Annexation Wall,” and for “being […]

November 21, 2017 1:13 PM IMEMC News Israeli attacks, Jerusalem, News Report, West Bank 0

Soldiers Abduct Four Palestinians in Ramallah And Nablus

Israeli soldiers abducted, on Tuesday at dawn, four Palestinians from their homes in Ramallah, in central West Bank, and Nablus, in the northern part of the West Bank, during extensive and violent military searches of homes. The soldiers invaded Budrus town, west of Ramallah, and fired many gas bombs, concussion […]

November 21, 2017 11:56 AM IMEMC News Israeli attacks, Nablus, News Report, Ramallah, West Bank 0

Army Abducts A Teenage Boy Near Hebron

Israeli soldiers invaded, on Tuesday at dawn, Surif town, northwest of the southern West Bank city of Hebron, and abducted a teenage boy from his home. Media sources in Surif said the soldiers abducted Mohammad Nasser Ghneimat, 16, after storming his family’s home and violently searching it. The soldiers handcuffed […]

November 21, 2017 10:47 AM IMEMC News Hebron, Israeli attacks, News Report, West Bank 0

Updated: Israeli Soldiers Abduct Fourteen Palestinians, Including Five Young Women, In Jerusalem

Israeli soldiers abducted, overnight and on Tuesday at dawn, at least fourteen Palestinians, including five young women, in several parts of occupied East Jerusalem, in the West Bank, and took them to many and interrogation centers. The soldiers abducted the head of Silwan’s Assembly of Institutions, Fawzi Sha’ban, and a […]

November 21, 2017 10:18 AM IMEMC News Israeli attacks, Jerusalem, News Report, West Bank 0

India Scraps $500M Military Deal With Israel Amid Rising Popular Concern About India’s Complicity With Israeli Crimes

In anticipation of this deal to produce missile systems, Israeli arms manufacturer Rafael Advanced Defense Systems had entered into a joint venture with its in Indian partner. (Representative Image: Reuters) Yesterday, media reported that the Indian Ministry of Defense scrapped the $500M deal with Israeli arms manufacturer Rafael Advanced Defense Systems for […]

November 21, 2017 7:53 AM IMEMC News & Agencies Boycott Movement, International, Israeli Politics, News Report, Non-violent action 0

Save the Children: Rights of Children being ‘Eroded’ from the oPt

On the anniversary of Universal Children’s Day, international NGO Save the Children released a statement highlighting ongoing the rights violations of Palestinian children in the occupied territory, by Israel. Jennifer Moorehead, the country director of Save the Children in the occupied Palestinian territory (oPt) called for greater protection of schools […]

November 21, 2017 7:28 AM IMEMC News & Agencies Human rights, International, News Report, Refugees/Immigration 0

Israeli Soldiers Ransack Ramallah Jewelry Store, Steal Merchandise

Israeli forces raided central Ramallah on Monday, before dawn,  and broke into homes and shops, including a jewelry store from which the soldiers stole gold merchandise, according to Palestinian security sources and shop owners. They said a large force raided Ramallah, the de facto capital of the Palestinian Authority and […]

November 21, 2017 7:10 AM IMEMC News & Agencies Israeli attacks, News Report, Ramallah 0

Israeli Minster Confirms Secret Contacts with Saudi Arabia

Israel’s Energy Minister Yuval Steinitz: Middle East Monitor   Israel’s Energy Minister Yuval Steinitz revealed that the country maintains secret contacts within Saudi Arabia and many other Muslim and Arab countries, especially those with shared concerns from Iran. Steinitz, a member of Netanyahu’s security cabinet, did not characterize the contacts […]

November 21, 2017 6:41 AM IMEMC News & Agencies International, Israeli Politics, News Report 0

Soldiers Take Measurements Of Six Residential Buildings In Kafr ‘Aqab To Carry Out Demolition Orders

On Monday, dozens of Israeli soldiers, and border Police officers, in addition to engineers of the Jerusalem City Council, invaded Kafr ‘Aqab neighborhood, north of occupied East Jerusalem, and took measurements of six residential buildings in preparation for demolishing them. Ayman Romiyya, one of the residents of the neighborhood, said […]

November 20, 2017 3:31 PM IMEMC News Human rights, Israeli attacks, Jerusalem, News Report, West Bank 0