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Israeli Soldiers Open Automatic Fire At Homes, Lands, In Southern Gaza

On Friday afternoon, Israeli soldiers, stationed across the border fence east of the Gaza Strip, fired dozens of rounds targeting homes and lands, in Rafah and Khan Younis, in the southern part of the Gaza Strip. Eyewitnesses said the soldiers fired dozens of rounds for no apparent reason, hitting many […]

January 20, 2017 4:30 PM IMEMC News Gaza Siege, Gaza Strip, Israeli attacks, Khan Younis, News Report, Rafah 0

Israeli Soldiers Assault The Weekly Nonviolent Protest In Bil’in

Israeli soldiers attacked, Friday, the weekly nonviolent protest the Annexation Wall and Colonies, in Bil’in village, west of the central West Bank city of Ramallah. This week’s protest, attended by Palestinian, Israeli and international peace activists, was held in condemnation of statement by US president-elect Donald Trump regarding moving the […]

January 20, 2017 4:06 PM IMEMC News Israeli attacks, Israeli Settlement, News Report, Non-violent action, Ramallah, The Wall, West Bank 0
Bab al-Shams (image from PNN)

Palestinian Peace Activists Attempt to Re-establish Bab al-Shams; Israeli Forces Destroy It

Dozens of Palestinian peace activists, along with Israeli and international supporters, gathered in East Jerusalem Friday to erect tents and try to re-establish the peace village Bab al-Shams that was built in 2013 and destroyed that same year by Israeli forces. The activists say they chose this day to carry […]

January 20, 2017 1:46 PM Celine Hagbard Jerusalem, Jerusalem, News Report, Non-violent action 0
Palestinian home destroyed by Israeli army (PCHR photo)

PCHR Weekly Report: 2 Palestinian civilians killed, 10 wounded by Israeli troops this week

In its Weekly Report On Israeli Human Rights Violations in the Occupied Palestinian Territories for the week of 12 – 18 January 2017, the Palestinian Center for Human Rights (PCHR) found that Israeli forces killed two Palestinian civilians, including a child, in the West Bank. Israeli forces also wounded ten […]

January 20, 2017 1:03 PM PCHR Gaza Human rights, News Report, Palestine 0

Israeli Army Abducts A Palestinian Near Bethlehem

Several Israeli army jeeps invaded, on Friday at dawn, the town of Teqoua’, east of the West Bank city of Bethlehem, and abducted one Palestinian. The soldiers also invaded many neighborhoods in Hebron city, in the southern part of the occupied West Bank. The Bethlehem office of the Palestinian Prisoners’ […]

January 20, 2017 12:12 PM IMEMC News Bethlehem, Hebron, Israeli attacks, Nablus, News Report, Salfit, West Bank 0

Israeli Soldiers Abduct A Retired Palestinian Lieutenant Near Hebron

Israeli soldiers invaded, Friday, Surif town, northwest of the southern West Bank city of Hebron, and detained a retired Palestinian Lieutenant, after breaking into his home and searching it. The WAFA Palestinian News Agency has reported that the soldiers detained Lieutenant Hatem Hasan Eghneimat, while violently searching his home, and confiscated […]

January 20, 2017 11:45 AM IMEMC News Hebron, Israeli attacks, News Report, West Bank 0

2700 Colonialist Units Awaiting Trump’s Inauguration

Dozens of Americans flags have been raised, Thursday, at the junctions and roads leading to the Gush Etzion Israeli colony, built on Palestinian lands south of the West Bank city of Bethlehem, as the “Settlements Council” is preparing to celebrate Trump’s inauguration and the pending approval of 2700 news colonialist […]

January 20, 2017 11:22 AM IMEMC News International, International Politics, Israeli Politics, Israeli Settlement, News Report, West Bank 0

Israeli Navy Injures A Fisherman In Northern Gaza

A Palestinian fisherman was shot, on Thursday morning, after Israeli navy ships opened fire on several fishing boats, near the shore of Beit Lahia, in the northern part of the coastal region. Medical sources said the wounded fisherman has been identified as Abed Hisham Sultan, and that the man was […]

January 20, 2017 11:00 AM IMEMC News Beit Lahia, Gaza Strip, Israeli attacks, News Report 0

Israeli Soldiers Abduct Seventeen Palestinians In The West Bank

The Palestinian Prisoners Society (PPS) has reported that Israeli soldiers abducted, overnight and at dawn Thursday, seventeen Palestinians, during massive invasions and searches of homes in different parts of the occupied West Bank. The PPS office in Qalqilia, in the northern part of the West Bank, said the soldiers abducted […]

January 19, 2017 12:45 PM IMEMC News Hebron, Israeli attacks, Jerusalem, Nablus, News Report, Qalqilia, Ramallah, Tulkarem, West Bank 0

Radio Host Fired from Israel Army Radio for Facebook Post Empathizing with Slain Bedouin

An Israeli woman employed as a radio host with the Israeli government-run Army Radio was fired from her job Thursday after expressing on Facebook that she could understand the frustration of a Bedouin man who allegedly ran over a police officer who had come to destroy the Bedouin’s village. Khen […]

January 19, 2017 10:58 AM IMEMC News Human rights, Israel, Negev, News Report 0

Israeli Army Abducts A Palestinian In Hebron

Israeli soldiers abducted, earlier on Thursday morning, a young Palestinian man in Beit Ummar town, north of the southern West Bank city of Hebron, and invaded Bani Neim town, east of the city, and searched homes. The Hebron office of the Palestinian Prisoners’ Society (PPS) said the soldiers invaded the […]

January 19, 2017 10:46 AM IMEMC News Hebron, Israeli attacks, News Report, West Bank 0

Israeli Soldiers Abduct Two Palestinians In Tubas And Nablus

Israeli army vehicles invaded, on Thursday at dawn, Aqabah village in Tubas, and the Old Askar refugee camp, in Nablus, searched several homes and abducted two Palestinians. The soldiers also invaded a home in Jerusalem, and violently searched it. In Tubas district, in central West Bank, the soldiers invaded and […]

January 19, 2017 9:40 AM IMEMC News Israeli attacks, Nablus, News Report, Tubas, West Bank 0

Israeli police kill a Palestinian man in Um al-Hiran protest

Dozens of Israeli soldiers and officers, accompanied by several armored vehicles and bulldozers, invaded Umm al-Hiran village, in the Negev, and started demolishing homes and structures, before the police killed one Palestinian allegedly after ramming his car into officers, killing one. Many were injured, including an Arab Member of Knesset. […]

January 18, 2017 1:25 PM IMEMC News Israel, Israeli attacks, Negev, News Report, Palestine 0

Israeli Soldiers Abduct Fourteen Palestinians In The West Bank

The Palestinian Prisoners’ Society (PPS) has reported that Israeli soldiers abducted, overnight and at dawn Wednesday, at least fourteen Palestinians, during various invasions targeting homes in several communities in the occupied West Bank. The Hebron office of the PPS said the soldiers invaded several communities in the district, searched and […]

January 18, 2017 11:48 AM IMEMC News Hebron, Israeli attacks, Jenin, Jerusalem, Nablus, News Report, Ramallah, Tubas, Tulkarem, West Bank 0

Army Injures Six Palestinians, Demolishes Structures, Causes Truck And Cars To Burn In Qalandia

Palestinian medical sources have reported that Israeli soldiers shot and injured, on Wednesday at dawn, at least six Palestinians, after the army invaded Qalandia refugee camp, north of occupied Jerusalem, and prevented journalist and medics from entering it. The soldiers demolished structures and causing fires in a truck and several […]

January 18, 2017 11:24 AM IMEMC News Israeli attacks, Jerusalem, News Report, West Bank 0