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Bil’in Weekly Protest Denounces Death Of Teen Killed By Israeli Soldiers

Dozens of Palestinians, accompanied by Israeli and international peace activists, conducted Friday the weekly nonviolent procession in Bil’in village, in the central West Bank district of Ramallah, against the Israeli Annexation Wall and colonies, and condemning the death of a Palestinian teen, who was killed by the Israeli army near […]

March 25, 2017 5:43 AM IMEMC News Israeli Settlement, News Report, Non-violent action, Ramallah, The Wall, West Bank 0

Many Palestinians Suffer Effects Of Teargas Inhalation In Kufur Qaddoum

Israeli soldiers attacked, on Friday afternoon, the weekly nonviolent protest in Kufur Qaddoum town, in the northern West Bank district of Qalqilia, and fired many gas bombs, and rubber-coated steel bullets, causing at least ten protesters to suffer the effects if teargas inhalation. Morad Eshteiwy, the media coordinator of the […]

March 25, 2017 5:08 AM IMEMC News Israeli attacks, Israeli Settlement, News Report, Non-violent action, Qalqilia, The Wall, West Bank 0

Hamas Commander Assassinated in Gaza

Unknown gunmen assassinated, on Friday evening, a commander of al-Qassam Brigades and ex-detainee in Israeli jails, Mazen al-Fuqaha. According Hamas Interior Ministry in Gaza spokesman, Iyad al-Bezem, policemen found the body of Fuqaha with four bullets in his head. An inquiry has been opened into the incident, he said. A statement by the […]

March 25, 2017 12:52 AM IMEMC News & Agencies Gaza City, Gaza Strip, Internal Unrest, News Report, Palestinian Politics 0

Gaza Fishermen Reported Injured Following Israeli Detention

Two fishermen who were detained by Israeli forces, on Thursday, were reported injured on Friday, and were subsequently being treated in Israeli hospitals. Zakariya Bakir, the head of the fishermen committee, said that the detained fishermen, identified as Rajab Abu Mayala and Khader al-Saadi, were injured during their detentions, one […]

March 25, 2017 12:24 AM IMEMC News & Agencies Gaza Siege, Gaza Strip, Israeli attacks, News Report, Refugees/Immigration, Truce 0

In Suspected Preparation for Strike on Gaza, Israel to Hold Largest Aerial Drills Ever

Likely preparing for another deadly offensive on Gaza, the Israeli air force is preparing for the largest ever and most complex military drills ever held, later this year. According to Israeli public radio, about 100 fighters, other aircraft and a few hundred soldiers and pilots, along with logistical support forces […]

March 25, 2017 12:14 AM IMEMC News & Agencies Gaza Siege, International, Israeli attacks, News Report, Refugees/Immigration 0

Palestinians Shot with Live Ammunition During Demonstration near Al-Mughayyir (VIDEO)

03/24/17 | International Solidarity Movement | Ramallah Team On 24th March 2017 the popular resistance in Al-Mughayyir, north-east of Ramallah, held a demonstration against a new illegal outpost which was established approximately 10 days ago by Israeli settlers who set up caravans on Palestinian land. Basic buildings and infrastructure have […]

March 24, 2017 11:56 PM IMEMC News & Agencies Human rights, Israeli attacks, News Report, Non-violent action, Ramallah 0

UNHRC Adopts Four Anti-occupation Resolutions

The UN Human Rights Council (UNHRC) adopted, during its 34th session held on Friday in Geneva, four pro-Palestinian and anti-occupation resolutions. Palestinian Foreign Minister Riyad al-Maliki said that the four adopted resolutions are entitled “Israeli settlements in the Occupied Palestinian Territory, including East Jerusalem, The Palestinian people’s right to self-determination, […]

March 24, 2017 11:44 PM IMEMC News & Agencies Human rights, International, News Report 0

Israeli Soldiers Abduct One Palestinian In Qalqilia

Israeli soldiers abducted, on Friday at dawn, a young Palestinian man from Qalqilia city, in the northern part of the occupied West Bank, and invaded homes in Azzoun nearby town. The soldiers also invaded Jenin, and installed many roadblocks in the district. The Qalqilia office of the Palestinian Prisoners’ Society […]

March 24, 2017 10:22 AM IMEMC News Hebron, Israeli attacks, Jenin, News Report, Qalqilia, West Bank 0

Army Kills One Teen, Injures Three Others, Near Ramallah

Israeli soldiers killed, on Thursday evening, a Palestinian teen, 17 years of age, and seriously wounded three others, after opening fire at their car near the al-Jalazoun refugee camp, north of Ramallah, in central West Bank. Palestinian medical sources in Ramallah said the slain teen, Mohammad Mahmoud Hattab, 17, his […]

March 24, 2017 2:41 AM IMEMC News Israeli attacks, News Report, Ramallah, West Bank 0

PCHR Weekly Report On Israeli Human Rights Violations in the Occupied Palestinian Territory (16 – 22 March 2017)

Israeli forces continued with systematic crimes in the occupied Palestinian territory (oPt) for the week of 16-22, March 2017. Israeli forces killed 2 Palestinian children in the West Bank and Gaza Strip. 3 civilians, including a child, and 2 Israeli activists, were wounded. Israeli forces also conducted 70 incursions into Palestinian communities in […]

March 23, 2017 8:07 PM IMEMC News & Agencies Human rights, Israeli attacks, News Report, Palestine, Refugees/Immigration 0

Delivery of Carbon Dioxide for Gaza Hospitals Banned by Israeli Government

Israeli authorities have prevented the delivery of carbon dioxide to the Palestinian hospitals in the Gaza Strip, the Palestinian Ministry of Health said on Wednesday. According to a statement by the Ministry, the stock of carbon dioxide needed for refrigerators, ventilators and many other medical equipment is soon to run out. “This will […]

March 23, 2017 7:41 PM IMEMC News & Agencies Gaza Siege, Gaza Strip, Human rights, News Report 0

Islamic Bank Signs $40m Agreement with UNRWA for Gaza Homes

The Islamic Development Bank (IDB), in its capacity as Coordinator for the Program of the Gulf Cooperation Council for the Reconstruction of Gaza, has reportedly re-programmed and signed a $40 million agreement with the United Nations Relief and Works Agency for Palestine Refugees in the Near East (UNRWA) for reconstruction […]

March 23, 2017 7:33 PM IMEMC News & Agencies Gaza Siege, Gaza Strip, Human rights, International, News Report, Refugees/Immigration 0

BNC Responds to New Israeli Database Targeting Israeli Citizens Who Support BDS

On March 21st, Israel’s Minister of Strategic Affairs, Gilad Erdan, announced that his ministry seeks to create a new database of Israeli citizens who support the grassroots Boycott, Divestment and Sanctions movement to secure Palestinian human rights. In response, Mahmoud Nawajaa, the General Coordinator of the Palestinian BDS National Committee (BNC), […]

March 23, 2017 7:28 PM IMEMC News & Agencies Boycott Movement, International, Israeli Politics, News Report, Non-violent action 0

Trump Envoy Asks Israel to Halt Construction Outside Settlement Blocs

U.S. President Donald Trump’s special envoy to the Middle East reportedly asked, during last week’s meeting, for Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu to freeze settlement construction in Jerusalem and outside the large settlement blocs. According to Al Ray, Netanyahu expressed reservations at an official freeze. Channel 2 News reported, on Wednesday, that […]

March 23, 2017 7:18 PM IMEMC News & Agencies International, Israeli Politics, Israeli Settlement, News Report 0

Israeli Soldiers Abduct 17 Palestinians In The West Bank

The Palestinian Prisoners Society (PPS) has reported that Israeli soldiers abducted, on Thursday at dawn, 17 Palestinians in different parts of the occupied West Bank, and confiscated machines from a blacksmith’s workshop near Hebron. The PPS stated that the soldiers stormed and ransacked many homes in Qalqilia district, in the […]

March 23, 2017 12:22 PM IMEMC News Hebron, Israeli attacks, Jenin, Jerusalem, News Report, Qalqilia, Tulkarem, West Bank 0