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Israeli Soldiers Fill Palestinian Home With Concrete

Israeli soldiers invaded the Jabal al-Mukabber neighborhood, in the southeast part of Jerusalem, on Wednesday, and completely encased the home of a Palestinian man who was killed by Israeli forces earlier this year. A large military force surrounded and invaded the neighborhood, and, according to eyewitnesses, the troops brought with […]

March 22, 2017 10:36 AM IMEMC News Israeli attacks, Jerusalem, News Report, West Bank 0

Israeli Soldiers Abduct Five Palestinians In Bethlehem, Tubas And Hebron

Israeli soldiers invaded, on Wednesday at dawn, Palestinian communities in the West Bank districts of Bethlehem, Tubas and Hebron, searched many homes, and abducted five Palestinians, in addition to confiscating a tractor and a car. The Bethlehem office of the Palestinian Prisoners’ Society (PPS) said the soldiers invaded Bethlehem, and […]

March 22, 2017 10:05 AM IMEMC News Bethlehem, Hebron, Israeli attacks, News Report, Tubas, West Bank 0

Israeli Army Invades Palestinian Lands in Southern Gaza

Several Israeli army vehicles, and armored bulldozers, invaded, Wednesday, Palestinian agricultural lands, east of Khan Younis, in the southern part of the Gaza Strip, and bulldozed them, while war jets hovered over various areas on the besieged coastal region. The WAFA Palestinian News Agency said at least six military vehicles, […]

March 22, 2017 9:16 AM IMEMC News Gaza Strip, Israeli attacks, News Report, Rafah 0

Israeli Army Kills A Palestinian Child, Injures Two Others, In Gaza

Israeli soldiers fired, on Wednesday at dawn, several artillery shells, and live rounds,  into an area, east of Rafah, in the southern part of the Gaza Strip, killing a Palestinian child, and wounding two others. Dr. Ashraf al-Qedra, the spokesperson of the Health Ministry in Gaza, said the slain teen […]

March 22, 2017 7:55 AM IMEMC News Gaza Strip, Israeli attacks, News Report, Rafah 0

Ex-Mossad Chief: Occupation Is Israel’s Only Existential Threat

Former Mossad chief Tamir Pardo asserted, on Tuesday, that the Israeli occupation and the conflict with the Palestinians are the only existential threat facing Israel. Pardo stated, according to Haaretz: “Israel has one existential threat. It is a ticking time bomb. We chose to stick our head in the sand, […]

March 21, 2017 9:51 PM IMEMC News & Agencies Gaza Siege, Israel, Israeli Politics, News Report, Refugees/Immigration 0

Gaza Hospitals Facing Dire Electricity Crisis

The Palestinian Ministry of Health announced a state of emergency, late Sunday, as main health facilities in Gaza are about to halt critical medical services. Director General of the International Cooperation Department at the Ministry, Ashraf abu-Mahady, called for an urgent meeting with Energy Authority and the Gaza power plant […]

March 21, 2017 8:45 PM IMEMC News & Agencies Gaza Siege, Gaza Strip, Human rights, News Report, Refugees/Immigration 0

Israeli Forces Raid Hebron District, Search Charity Committee, Lawyer’s Office and Botique

Israeli occupation forces, on Tuesday, raided the Zakat and Charity Committee of Yatta, a lawyer’s office, and a traditional shop to the south of the southern West Bank district of Hebron, according to a local official. Head of Yatta Zakat Committee, ‘Eid Bhais, told WAFA that a number of Israeli […]

March 21, 2017 8:28 PM IMEMC News & Agencies Hebron, Israeli attacks, News Report 0

Palestinians Protest UN Chief’s Decision to Remove Report on Israeli Apartheid

Palestinians demonstrated outside the United Nations Special Coordinator Office (UNSCO) in Gaza City, on Tuesday, in protest of the UN’s decision to withdraw a report prepared by the UN Economic and Social Commission for Western Asia (ESCWA), which accused Israel of apartheid policies. Protesters expressed support for ESCWA chief Rima […]

March 21, 2017 8:22 PM IMEMC News & Agencies Gaza City, Gaza Siege, Human rights, International News, International Politics, Israeli Settlement, News Report, Non-violent action, Refugees/Immigration 0

2 Barns Demolished near Jerusalem

Israeli bulldozers, on Monday, demolished two barns belonging to Palestinians in the village of Jabal al-Mukaber, southeast of occupied Jerusalem, under the pretext of building without a permit. The Wadi Hilweh Information Center reported, according to Al Ray, that Israeli bulldozers, accompanied by Israeli forces, stormed Shukirat neighborhood and demolished two […]

March 21, 2017 8:08 PM IMEMC News & Agencies News Report, Refugees/Immigration, West Bank 0

United States, Israel Attempting to Persuade Countries into Opposing UNHRC Resolutions

Israel and the United States are cooperating to persuade as many Western countries as possible to oppose or to, at least, abstain from voting on five pro-Palestinian resolutions scheduled for a vote at the United Nations Human Rights Council (UNHRC) on Friday, Haaretz reported on Monday, citing a Foreign Ministry official. […]

March 21, 2017 7:59 PM IMEMC News & Agencies Human rights, International, International Politics, News Report 0

Israeli Soldiers Abduct Three Palestinians In Jenin

Israeli Soldiers abducted, on Tuesday morning, three young Palestinian men, in the northern West Bank district of Jenin, during military invasions, and violent searches, targeting several areas in the district. The Jenin office of the Palestinian Prisoners’ Society (PPS) said the soldiers abducted a young man, identified as Hasan Abu […]

March 21, 2017 11:01 AM IMEMC Agencies Israeli attacks, Jenin, News Report, West Bank 0
Hilwe Abu Ras, lit be Israeli colonial settler's car

Israeli Colonizer Rams Elderly Palestinian Woman with His Car near Nablus

On Monday evening, an Israeli driver hit and severely injured an elderly Palestinian woman in Sawiya village, south of Nablus, in the northern part of the West Bank. The victim was identified as Hilwe Abu Ras, 70, who was walking along the side of the road when she was hi. […]

March 21, 2017 10:59 AM IMEMC News Israeli attacks, Israeli Settlement, Nablus, News Report 0

Including A Teenage Boy And His Mother, Israeli Soldiers Abduct Four Palestinians In Hebron

Israeli soldiers invaded, earlier Tuesday, Yatta, Doura and ath-Thaheriyya towns, in the southern West Bank district of Hebron, searched many homes and abducted four Palestinians, including a teenage boy and his mother, and a legislator. The soldiers also confiscated a bulldozer and a truck. The soldiers invaded Yatta town, south […]

March 21, 2017 9:46 AM IMEMC News Hebron, Israeli attacks, News Report, West Bank 0

Navy Attacks Fishermen Off Gaza Coast

Israeli occupation naval boats resumed, on Monday, persistent gunfire attacks on Palestinian fishermen sailing within the unilaterally imposed six-nautical-mile fishing zone offshore Gaza, according to local sources. WAFA correspondence said that the navy opened machine gunfire on fishermen’s boats while they were sailing offshore Gaza City, inflicting financial damages to some […]

March 21, 2017 3:03 AM IMEMC News & Agencies Gaza City, Gaza Strip, Israeli attacks, News Report, Truce 0

Security Personnel Killed During Clashes at Balata Refugee Camp

A member of the National Security Forces personnel was shot dead and another injured, during clashes with outlaws in Balata refugee camp, east of Nablus, in the occupied West Bank, said security sources. Adnan Damiri, official spokesperson for the Palestinian security forces, told WAFA that, as security forces surrounded one of the […]

March 21, 2017 2:45 AM IMEMC News & Agencies Nablus, News Report, Palestinian attacks 0