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Israeli Minister Calls for Expulsion of International Observers from Hebron

Israel’s Minister of Internal Security,¬†Gilad Erdan, has called for international observers to be expelled from Hebron, claiming the mission is ‚Äúhostile to Israel rather than a neutral force, and harmful to both the Israeli soldiers stationed in Hebron and the Jewish settlers that live there‚ÄĚ. Erdan sent a letter to […]

January 22, 2019 4:16 AM IMEMC News & Agencies News Report 0

Israeli Soldiers Injure 100 Detainees In Ofar Prison

Dozens of Israeli soldiers attacked, on Monday evening, dozens of Palestinian detainees in Ofar Israeli prison, near Ramallah in the central West Bank, and fired many rubber-coated steel bullets, gas bombs and concussion grenades. They also hit the detainees with batons and used military dogs to attack them, wounding more […]

January 22, 2019 3:40 AM IMEMC News Israeli attacks, News Report, Palestine, Prisoners, Ramallah, West Bank 0

Israeli Soldiers Kill A Palestinian Near Nablus

Israeli soldiers killed, on Monday at night, a Palestinian man at Huwwara military roadblock, south of Nablus, in the northern part of the occupied West Bank. Media sources in Nablus said the soldiers shot Mohammad Fawzi Adawi, 36, seriously wounding him, and prevented Palestinian medics from approaching him, before he […]

January 22, 2019 2:05 AM IMEMC News Israeli attacks, Nablus, News Report, Qalqilia, West Bank 0

Israeli Soldiers Injure Several Palestinians In Bethlehem

Israeli soldiers injured, on Monday evening, several young Palestinian men in the al-Khader town, south of Bethlehem in the occupied West Bank. Media sources said the soldiers invaded Umm Rokba area, south of al-Khader, and fired many gas bombs and concussion grenades at Palestinian youngsters protesting the invasion. They added […]

January 22, 2019 1:39 AM IMEMC News Bethlehem, Israeli attacks, News Report, West Bank 0

Soldiers Invade Al-Makassed Hospital In Jerusalem

Dozens of Israeli soldiers and police officers invaded, Monday, the al-Makassed charitable society hospital in occupied Jerusalem to prevent the Palestinians from holding a celebration for the fiftieth anniversary of the medical center‚Äôs establishment. The celebration was being held in the theater room of the hospital‚Äôs medical college, in Jabal […]

January 21, 2019 3:06 PM IMEMC News Human rights, Israeli attacks, Jerusalem, News Report, West Bank 0

Israeli Soldiers Bulldoze Palestinian Lands, Uproot Olive Trees, Near Bethlehem

Several Israeli army vehicles and bulldozers invaded, Monday, Palestinian agricultural lands in the al-Kharja area in Battir town, west of Bethlehem in the occupied West Bank, and bulldozed nearly 60 Dunams of farmlands in addition to uprooting 60 olive trees. Taiseer Qattoush, the mayor of Battir, said a large military […]

January 21, 2019 2:13 PM IMEMC News Bethlehem, Israeli attacks, Israeli Settlement, News Report, West Bank 0

Israeli Soldiers Abduct 20 Palestinians, Injure Many Others, In West Bank

Israeli soldiers invaded, on Monday at dawn, several Palestinian areas in the occupied West Bank, searched and ransacked homes, and abducted twenty Palestinians, including a lawyer and the wife of a political prisoner. Media sources in Nablus, in northern West Bank, said the soldiers invaded and ransacked the home of […]

January 21, 2019 11:04 AM IMEMC News Bethlehem, Hebron, Israeli attacks, Jericho, Jerusalem, Nablus, News Report, Qalqilia, Ramallah, Salfit, West Bank 0

Army Assaults And Abducts Four Palestinians In Jerusalem

Israeli soldiers abducted, on Sunday at night, four young Palestinian men in Silwan town, south of the Al-Aqsa Mosque in occupied Jerusalem, after assaulting and wounding them. The Wadi Hilweh Information Center in Silwan (Silwanic) said the soldiers assaulted and injured Tha‚Äôer Maswada, Nour Asfour, Montaser Siyam and Yazan Siyam, […]

January 21, 2019 10:30 AM IMEMC News Israeli attacks, Jerusalem, News Report, West Bank 0

Israeli Soldiers Injure Several Palestinians In Nablus

Several armored Israeli military jeeps invaded, on Sunday at night, the eastern areas of the northern west Bank city of Nablus, injured one Palestinian with live fire and caused many others to suffer the effects of teargas inhalation. Media sources in Nablus said the military vehicles, accompanied by an armored […]

January 21, 2019 10:01 AM IMEMC News Israeli attacks, Nablus, News Report, West Bank 0

Palestinians Forced Off Bus, Israeli Passengers Remain

An Israeli hospital in city of Ashkelon, in southern Israel, is forcing Palestinians to get off public buses to undergo a security check before allowing the vehicles to enter on hospital grounds, while Israeli passengers continue their passage uninterrupted. Haaretz news outlet reported, according to Ma’an, that the Association for […]

January 21, 2019 4:27 AM IMEMC News & Agencies Human rights, Internal Unrest, Israel, Israeli Politics, News Report 0

Israel Allows Qatari Cash Transfer to Gaza

The Israeli government has allowed the transfer of Qatari funds to the blockaded Gaza Strip, according to Israeli army radio. The radio said a Qatari envoy will arrive at Ben Gurion Airport in Tel Aviv, on Sunday or Monday, before heading to the Palestinian territory. The move came two weeks […]

January 21, 2019 4:19 AM IMEMC News & Agencies Arab World, International, International Politics, News Report 0

Palestinian Home in Lod Demolished by Israeli Forces

Israeli bulldozers demolished, on Sunday, a Palestinian-owned home in the city of Lod, in central Israel. According to local WAFA sources, the home belonged to the Abu-Sa‚Äôlouk family, and was demolished on the pretext of being built without an Israeli permit. This was the second time that Israeli occupation forces […]

January 21, 2019 4:06 AM IMEMC News & Agencies Israel, News Report, Refugees/Immigration 0

Israel to Close UNRWA Schools in Jerusalem

Israeli authorities have decided¬†to close schools run by the UN Relief and Works Agency for Palestine refugees (UNRWA), as soon as early 2020. Israeli Channel 12 reported, earlier, according to the PNN, that Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu discussed the decision with members of the Israeli National Security Council, during […]

January 21, 2019 4:01 AM IMEMC News & Agencies International, Jerusalem, News Report, Refugees/Immigration 0

Army Denies Five Aqsa Mosque Guards, Fateh Official, Access To The Holy Site For 4-6 Months

The Israeli army and police have issued orders targeting five guards of the Al-Aqsa Mosque, in occupied Jerusalem, and one Fateh movement official, denying them access to the holy site for periods ranging between four and six months. Firas ad-Dibis, the head of the Waqf and Islamic Endowment Department, said […]

January 20, 2019 1:59 PM IMEMC News Holy sites, Israeli attacks, Jerusalem, News Report, West Bank 0

Israeli Soldiers Abduct A Palestinian Near Jerusalem

Israeli soldiers abducted, on Sunday at dawn, a young Palestinian man from Beit Doqqo village, northwest of occupied East Jerusalem. Media sources said the soldiers invaded the village, before breaking into the home of Hussein Adel Badr, and violently searched it, before abducting him. They added that the soldiers cuffed […]

January 20, 2019 12:30 PM IMEMC News Israeli attacks, Jerusalem, News Report, West Bank 0