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Israeli Army Confiscates Machines From Workshops In Bethlehem, Injures Many Palestinians

Israeli military vehicles invaded, on Tuesday at dawn, the West Bank city of Bethlehem, and Doha town, before breaking into a number of workshops, and confiscated lathing and blacksmith machines. Many Palestinians have been injured by army fire during clashes that took place following the invasion. Media sources in Bethlehem […]

August 23, 2016 9:46 AM IMEMC News Bethlehem, Israeli attacks, News Report, West Bank 0
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Israel Plans To Build New Illegal Colony In Hebron

The Israeli government of Benjamin Netanyahu and its “Housing Ministry” are planning the construction of new colonialist residential units for Jewish settlers in the heart of Hebron city, in the southern part of the occupied West Bank. Israeli daily Haaretz has reported that, a few months ago, former Defense Minister […]

August 22, 2016 10:38 AM IMEMC News Hebron, Israeli Settlement, News Report, West Bank 0
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Israeli Soldiers Kidnap Nine Palestinians In The West Bank

Israeli soldiers invaded, on Monday at dawn, several districts in the occupied West Bank, searched homes and kidnapped at nine eight Palestinians, including six in Hebron. The army also handed demolition orders of two homes in Salfit. Media sources in Hebron said the soldiers invaded the al-Bayyada and al-Misrara areas, […]

August 22, 2016 9:33 AM IMEMC News Bethlehem, Hebron, Israeli attacks, News Report, Ramallah, Tubas, West Bank 0
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Israel Carries Out 50 Strikes Against Gaza, Five Palestinians Injured

The Israeli Air Force carried out, Sunday, at least fifty military strikes wounding five Palestinians in different parts of the Gaza Strip, reportedly after a shell was fired earlier from Gaza into an open area in Sderot in the Negev. Two of the targeted areas in the besieged Gaza Strip […]

August 22, 2016 2:29 AM IMEMC News Beit Hanoun, Gaza City, Gaza Strip, Israeli attacks, News Report 0
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Three Palestinians Injured In Israeli Bombardment Of Northern Gaza

Three Palestinians were injured, Sunday, after the Israeli army fired shells targeting a Hamas center, and an empty land, in Beit Hanoun, in the northern part of the Gaza Strip. The army  stated it was retaliating to a rocket fired from Gaza. Dr. Ashraf al-Qedra, the spokesperson of the Ministry of Health […]

August 21, 2016 4:25 PM IMEMC News Beit Hanoun, Gaza Strip, Israeli attacks, News Report 0
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Israeli Soldiers Kidnap Seventeen Palestinians In The West Bank

The Palestinian Prisoners Society (PPS) has reported that Israeli soldiers kidnapped, overnight and on Sunday at dawn, seventeen Palestinians, including children, in different parts of the occupied West Bank. The Jerusalem office of the PPS said the soldiers invaded many homes, in different neighborhoods and towns, in the occupied district, […]

August 21, 2016 1:12 PM IMEMC News Bethlehem, Hebron, Israeli attacks, Jenin, Jerusalem, News Report, Tubas, West Bank 0
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Army Injures One Palestinian, Kidnaps Another, Near Tubas

A number of Israeli military vehicles invaded, on Sunday at dawn, the al-Far’a refugee camp, in the West Bank district of Tubas, shot and injured one Palestinian, and kidnapped another. The soldiers surrounded the refugee camp before invading it, and clashed with many local youngsters, who hurled stones and empty […]

August 21, 2016 11:41 AM IMEMC News Israeli attacks, News Report, Tubas, West Bank 0
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Army Kidnaps Twelve Palestinians In Jerusalem

The Jerusalem office of the Palestinian Prisoners’ Society (PPS) has reported that Israeli soldiers have kidnapped twelve Palestinians during extensive military invasions and searches of homes, in different parts of the occupied district. The PPS stated that the soldiers invaded, on Sunday at dawn, Hizma town, northeast of Jerusalem, and […]

August 21, 2016 10:55 AM IMEMC News Israeli attacks, Jerusalem, News Report, West Bank 0
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Israeli Soldiers Kidnap Two Palestinians Near Hebron

Israeli soldiers invaded, on Sunday at dawn, the town of Beit Ummar, north of the southern West Bank city of Hebron, and the ath-Thaheriyya town, south of the city, and kidnapped two Palestinians, including a former political prisoner. The Hebron office of the Palestinian Prisoners’ Society (PPS) said several army […]

August 21, 2016 9:58 AM IMEMC News Israeli attacks, Jordan Valley, News Report, West Bank 0
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Ashrawi Bestowed with “French Knight of the Legion of Honor” Medal

The French government has awarded PLO Executive Committee Member Dr. Hanan Ashrawi with the distinguished French decoration, “Chevalier de la Légion D’honneur” (Knight of the Legion of Honor). During separate with diplomats at the PLO Headquarters in Ramallah, French Consul General Hervé Magro informed Ashrawi that the French government has […]

August 20, 2016 11:09 PM IMEMC News & Agencies Arab World, Diplomacy, Human rights, International, International News, International Politics, News Report, Palestinian Politics 0
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Call for Intervention to Prevent Permanent Damage to Hebron’s Ibrahimi Mosque

For more than one month, Israeli authorities have planned and began the implementation of a new and permanent checkpoint structure, with other permanent buildings, on the historic grounds of the Ibrahimi Mosque in Hebron’s Old City district. According to the PNN, their plans (as seen below) reveal that vast damage will […]

August 20, 2016 10:20 PM IMEMC News & Agencies Hebron, Holy sites, News Report 0
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Israeli Soldiers Steal Bicycles From Two Children In Bethlehem

Israeli soldiers stole, on Saturday morning, bicycles from two children, in ‘Aida refugee camp, in the West Bank district of Bethlehem. Monther Amira, an activist with the Popular Committee against the Annexation Wall and Colonies, said the two children were riding their bicycles and playing in the al-Moftah area, at […]

August 20, 2016 11:53 AM IMEMC News Bethlehem, Human rights, Israeli attacks, News Report, West Bank 0