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Rights Group: Israeli Army Endangering Syrian Lives

Following last week’s extensive military activity, which saw projectiles landing in the occupied Syrian Golan heights, Al-Marsad, the independent, non profit human rights organisation, reiterates its call for the removal of Israeli army posts from Syrian civilian areas. Since its occupation of the Golan heights in 1967, Israel has constructed […]

May 20, 2018 1:39 AM IMEMC News & Agencies Arab World, Human rights, News Report 0

Palestinian Dies From Serious Wounds Suffered In Northern Gaza

The Palestinian Health Ministry has reported that a third Palestinian died, on Saturday evening, from serious wounds he suffered last Monday, when Israeli soldiers shot him with live fire in northern Gaza. The Ministry said the Palestinian, Ahmad al-‘Abed Abu Samra, 21, was shot by Israeli soldiers, on Monday May […]

May 19, 2018 11:43 PM IMEMC News Gaza City, Gaza Strip, Israeli attacks, Jabalia, News Report, Refugees/Immigration 0

Another Palestinian Dies From Wounds Suffered On May 14

The Palestinian Health Ministry in the Gaza Strip has reported that a young Palestinian man died, Saturday, from serious wounds he suffered on Monday, May 14. It said the young man, identified as Mohammad Mazen Oleyyan, 20, was shot with live Israeli army fire, and died from his serious wounds […]

May 19, 2018 1:07 PM IMEMC News Gaza City, Gaza Strip, Israeli attacks, News Report 0

Israeli Soldiers Injure Many Protesters In Kufur Qaddoum

Israeli soldiers attacked, Friday, the weekly procession in Kufur Qaddoum town, east of the northern West bank city of Qalqilia. Morad Eshteiwi, the coordinator of the Popular Committee against the Annexation Wall and Colonies in Kufur Qaddoum said dozens of soldiers invaded the town and resorted to the excessive use […]

May 19, 2018 11:40 AM IMEMC News Israeli attacks, News Report, Qalqilia, West Bank 0

Army Attacks The Weekly Nonviolent Protest In Ni’lin

Israeli soldiers attacked, Friday, the weekly nonviolent procession against the Annexation Wall and Colonies, in Ni’lin village, west of the central West Bank city of Ramallah. Local and international peace activists marched from the center of the village, heading towards the Annexation Wall, separating the villagers from their lands and […]

May 19, 2018 11:25 AM IMEMC News Israeli attacks, Israeli Settlement, News Report, Non-violent action, Ramallah, The Wall, West Bank 0

Israeli Soldiers Abduct A Palestinian After Shooting Him In Jerusalem

Israeli soldiers shot, late on Friday at night, a young Palestinian man in the al-‘Isawiya town, in the center of occupied East Jerusalem, after the army invaded it, and abducted him. Media sources in Jerusalem said the soldiers abducted Mohammad Fathi Abu al-Hummus, 27, after shooting him with a rubber-coated […]

May 19, 2018 11:07 AM IMEMC News Israeli Politics, Jerusalem, News Report, West Bank 0

Palestinian Man Dies From Serious Wounds Suffered On April 14

The Palestinian Health Ministry has reported that a Palestinian man died, on Saturday at dawn, from serious wounds he suffered on Monday April 14, after Israeli soldiers shot him with live fire during the nonviolent protest against the U.S. moving its Embassy to occupied Jerusalem, and commemorating the 70th anniversary of […]

May 19, 2018 5:20 AM IMEMC News Gaza City, Gaza Siege, Gaza Strip, Israeli attacks, News Report, Refugees/Immigration 0

OCHA: “West Bank demolitions and displacement – April 2018”

Overview – In April, a total of 44 Palestinian-owned structures were demolished or seized by the Israeli authorities in the West Bank, an increase compared to the monthly average during the first quarter of 2018 (33 structures) and during 2017 (35 structures). However, given that the majority of the targeted […]

May 19, 2018 4:12 AM OCHA Human rights, Israeli attacks, News Report, West Bank 0

MOH: “Israeli Soldiers Injure 56 Palestinians In Gaza”

The Palestinian Health Ministry has confirmed that Israeli soldiers injured, Friday, 56 Palestinians during the Great Return March which was held in several parts of the Gaza Strip, and adding that twenty-three of the wounded Palestinians were shot with live rounds. The protests were held near border areas in several […]

May 19, 2018 3:55 AM IMEMC News Beit Lahia, Gaza City, Gaza Siege, Gaza Strip, Israeli attacks, News Report, Rafah, Refugees/Immigration 0

56 Palestinians reported injured during demonstrations in Gaza on first Friday of Ramadan

Today, as of 20:00, Israeli forces injured 56 Palestinians in Gaza, according to the Palestinian Ministry of Health (MoH), during demonstrations near the perimeter fence as part of the “Great March of Return.” Although 15 May, the 70th anniversary of what Palestinians refer to as the 1948 “Nakba”, was initially […]

May 19, 2018 3:27 AM OCHA Beit Hanoun, Beit Lahia, Gaza City, Gaza Strip, Human rights, Israeli attacks, Khan Younis, News Report, Rafah, Refugees/Immigration 0

Jewish Americans Condemn US Government Support for Israel’s Massacre of Gazans

Activists from Jewish Voice for Peace NYC and Jews Say No! held a Gaza solidarity protest outside the office of Senators Chuck Schumer and Kirsten Gillibrand, condemning US support for Israel’s massacre of Palestinian protesters – Ben Norton reports. TRNN video & transcript: BEN NORTON: Activists from the progressive organizations, Jewish […]

May 18, 2018 9:43 PM IMEMC News & Agencies Gaza Siege, Human rights, International, Israeli attacks, News Report 0

Artistic Director of Portuguese National Theater Joins Cultural Boycott of Israel

The artistic director of the D. Maria II National Theater, Tiago Rodrigues, canceled his participation in the Israel Festival, scheduled to take place in Jerusalem next month, and announced his decision to join the cultural boycott of Israel, according to a statement released by the theater, today. “I have decided […]

May 18, 2018 8:24 PM IMEMC News & Agencies Boycott Movement, International, News Report 0

Memorializing Slain Palestinian Protesters is ‘Incitement,’ Israeli Politicians Say

Palestinians protest at Hebrew University in Jerusalem, May 23, 2012. Photo credit: Afif Amira for WAFA. POSTED BY: COREY SHERMAN MAY 17, 2018 Palestinian student organizers respond to backlash: ‘if we irritated some people then we did our job.’ On May 16, 2018, Palestinian students at Jerusalem’s Bezalel Academy of Arts and […]

May 18, 2018 8:17 PM Alternative Information Center Jerusalem, News Report, Non-violent action 0

60,000 Mark the Beginning of Ramadan at Al-Aqsa Mosque

Some 60,000 Muslim worshipers from occupied East Jerusalem and Arab towns across Israel, on Friday, prayed at Al-Aqsa Mosque  in Jerusalem, to mark the start of Ramadan, WAFA correspondence reports. Masses of devotees made their way to the mosque compound, where they performed their first “Taraweeh” prayer to mark the […]

May 18, 2018 8:09 PM IMEMC News & Agencies Arab World, Holy sites, Jerusalem, News Report, Palestine 0

UN Human Rights Body Calls for International Inquiry on Jerusalem, West Bank and Gaza

The UN human rights body, on Friday, called for an international inquiry into the state of human rights in East Jerusalem, the West Bank and Gaza, calling out Israel for its killings of protesters in the Strip. The special session of the Human Rights Council was convened after the bloodiest […]

May 18, 2018 7:53 PM IMEMC News & Agencies Gaza Siege, Human rights, International, Israeli attacks, News Report, Refugees/Immigration 0