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Jordan to Cancel Israeli Annexes from 1994 Peace Treaty

Jordanian King Abdullah II informed Israel, on Sunday, that he will not renew two annexes of the 1994 peace treaty between Israel and Jordan, with regard to territory leased to Israel. The territories in question are al-Baqura and al-Ghamr, which are also known as Naharyaim and Zofar in the Hebrew […]

October 22, 2018 3:30 AM IMEMC News & Agencies Arab World, International Politics, News Report 0

Settlers Continue to Storm Al-Aqsa Mosque

Dozens of Jewish settlers, protected by Israeli security forces, forced their way into Jerusalem’s flashpoint Al-Aqsa Mosque on Sunday, according to local sources. WAFA correspondence said that dozens of settlers broke into the holy mosque in groups, under heavy protection from Israeli police. The settlers performed Talmudic rituals and prayers […]

October 22, 2018 3:16 AM IMEMC News & Agencies Holy sites, Israeli attacks, Israeli Settlement, Jerusalem, News Report 0

Erekat: Abduction of Jerusalem Governor a New Step against Palestinian Presence

On Saturday, October 20, at around 7:00 pm, three vehicles carrying Israeli occupation authorities intercepted the car of the governor of Jerusalem, Mr. Adnan Ghaith, pulling him out of the vehicle and taking him to an unknown location. Governor Ghaith was in Beit Hanina, north of Jerusalem, at the time of […]

October 22, 2018 3:08 AM IMEMC News & Agencies Jerusalem, News Report, Palestinian Politics, Prisoners 0

Legislator Jarrar Receives Another Administrative Detention Order For Three Months

The Israeli Authorities renewed, Sunday, the arbitrary Administrative Detention orders against Palestinian legislator, Khaleda Jarrar, for three more months, for the fourth consecutive time. The Palestinian Ministry of Women’s Affairs issued a statement strongly denouncing the continued imprisonment of Jarrar, holding her captive under arbitrary orders without charges or trial. […]

October 22, 2018 1:02 AM IMEMC News Human rights, News Report, Palestine, Prisoners, Ramallah, West Bank 0

Settlers Injure Palestinians in Burin (VIDEO)

Several illegal Israeli settlers were videotaped, Saturday, throwing rocks at Palestinians in the village of Burin, southwest of the northern West Bank of Nablus. They were seen throwing rocks at residences in the Nablus Governorate under the cover of Israeli forces whom stood guard for the colonizers. Quds News Network […]

October 21, 2018 5:36 PM Ali Salam Israeli Settlement, Nablus, News Report, West Bank 0

Illegal Colonialist Settlers Uproot Palestinian Lands Near Bethlehem

On Sunday, a number of illegal extremist Israeli colonialist settlers, accompanied by soldiers, invaded Palestinian lands in Khallet al-Nahla area near Khalayel al-Louz, southeast of Bethlehem, and bulldozed them. Hasan Breijiyya, the coordinator of the Popular Committee against the Annexation Wall and colonies in Bethlehem, said the colonists brought bulldozers […]

October 21, 2018 12:28 PM IMEMC News Bethlehem, Israeli attacks, Israeli Settlement, News Report, West Bank 0

Assaf: “Al-Khan Al-Ahmar On High Alert After Netanyahu Vowed To Demolish It”

Palestinian government Minister and the head of the National Commission against the Wall and Colonies, Walid Assaf, has reported that the peaceful protests and gatherings in al-Khan al-Ahmar Bedouin community, east of occupied Jerusalem, will continue. His statements came after Israeli Prime Minister, Benjamin Netanyahu, said on Sunday morning, that […]

October 21, 2018 12:17 PM IMEMC News Israeli attacks, Israeli Politics, Israeli Settlement, Jerusalem, News Report, West Bank 0

Updated: “Israeli Soldiers Abduct Six Palestinians In West Bank”

Israeli soldiers abducted, on Sunday at dawn, at least six Palestinians, during extensive searches of homes and property in the occupied West Bank. The Palestinians were taken prisoner after the soldiers carried out extensive and violent searches of homes and property, causing excessive damage. In occupied Jerusalem, the soldiers abducted […]

October 21, 2018 12:01 PM IMEMC News Bethlehem, Hebron, Israeli attacks, Jerusalem, Nablus, News Report, Qalqilia, West Bank 0

Israel Opens Two Terminals In Gaza, Refuses To Allow Fuel

The Israeli authorities have decided to open two border terminals with Gaza, Sunday, after shutting them down for ten consecutive days, but will not allow fuel, donated by Qatar, into the coastal region. Media sources in Gaza said that Israel has decided to open Karem Abu Salem (Kerem Shalom) and […]

October 21, 2018 11:29 AM IMEMC News Beit Hanoun, Gaza Siege, Gaza Strip, Israeli Politics, News Report 0

PA to UN: “Gaza is Not a Humanitarian Problem, it is a Political Problem.”

The following is a summary of the opening comments of the United Nations Security Council Meeting #8375 on October 18, 2018,  Mr. Nickolay Mladenov, the representative of the Secretary-General to the Palestinian Liberation Organization and the Palestinian Authority, made the following points (summarized below). According to Mladenov, Demolitions OCHA (United […]

October 21, 2018 5:57 AM Ali Salam Gaza Strip, International Politics, News Report, Palestine 0

Hundreds Of Soldiers Invade Shweika Area In Tulkarem

Hundreds of soldiers invaded, Saturday, Shweika area in the northern West Bank city of Tulkarem, and surrounded a local school just hours after dozens of soldiers invaded and searched it. Media sources in Tulkarem, said the soldiers surrounded the under-construction school, once again, and closed the entire area, while dozens […]

October 21, 2018 1:10 AM IMEMC News Israeli attacks, News Report, Tulkarem, West Bank 0

Israel Postpones Al-Khan Al-Ahmar Demolition, Protests To Continue Until Demolition Order Cancelled

Israeli daily Haaretz has reported that the Israeli government has decided to postpone the demolition of the al-Khan al-Ahmar Palestinian Bedouin community, east of occupied Jerusalem, until further notice. Palestinian Minister Walid Assaf says protests will continue until Israel completely cancels and voids its demolition orders of the village. Haaretz […]

October 21, 2018 12:27 AM IMEMC News Israeli attacks, Israeli Politics, Israeli Settlement, Jerusalem, Jerusalem, Jordan Valley, News Report, Non-violent action, Refugees/Immigration, West Bank 0

Israeli Special Police Detain Governor of Jerusalem

Special units of the Israeli police detained governor of Jerusalem, Adnan Ghaith, in the town of Beit Hanina to the north of occupied Jerusalem. Informed sources told WAFA at least three police cars intercepted the car carrying the governor before nabbing him and leading him to an unknown destination. No […]

October 20, 2018 8:49 PM IMEMC News & Agencies Jerusalem, News Report, Prisoners 0

PCHR: For the 30th Friday of Return and Breaking Siege March, Israeli Forces Wound 275 Civilians, including 49 Children, 3 Women, 3 Journalists, 4 Paramedics and 10 Sustaining Serious Wounds

On Friday, 19 October 2018, in excessive use of force against peaceful protesters on the 30th Friday of the March of Return and Breaking the Siege, Israeli forces wounded 275 Palestinian civilians, including 49 children, 3 women, 3 journalists and 4 paramedics, with live bullets and directly hit teargas canisters in […]

October 20, 2018 8:20 PM PCHR Gaza Siege, Gaza Strip, Israeli attacks, News Report, Refugees/Immigration 0

Settlers Steal Palestinian Olive Harvest in Nablus

Israeli settlers attacked Palestinian farmers and olive harvesters in Burin village, southern occupied Nablus City, on Saturday. WAFA reported that a group of Israeli settlers threw rocks at Palestinian farmers while they were picking olives on their lands, in an attempt to force them to leave. Witnesses said that farmers […]

October 20, 2018 8:15 PM IMEMC News & Agencies Israeli attacks, Israeli Settlement, Nablus, News Report 0