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Abbas Suspends Contacts with Israel over Al-Aqsa Mosque

PA President Mahmoud Abbas said,, on Friday, that he has decided to suspend all contacts with Israel until the latter cancels all measures implemented against Jerusalem and Al-Aqsa Mosque. Abbas, who cut short a trip to China and returned home following the deterioration in the situation at the mosque, headed an […]

July 22, 2017 6:21 AM IMEMC News & Agencies News Report, Palestinian Politics, Ramallah 0

Dozens Hold The Weekly Nonviolent Procession In Bil’in

On Friday, many nonviolent Palestinian, Israel and international peace activists, held the weekly nonviolent procession against the Israeli Annexation Wall and Colonies, in Bil’in village west of Ramallah, in the occupied West Bank. The nonviolent protesters marched carrying Palestinian flags, and chanting against the ongoing Israeli escalation targeting the holy […]

July 22, 2017 3:12 AM IMEMC News Israeli attacks, News Report, Ramallah, West Bank 0

Army Injures Eleven Palestinians In Beit Ummar, Abduct One

Israeli soldiers invaded, Friday, Beit Ummar town, north of the southern West Bank city of Hebron, and clashed with dozens of youngsters, before shooting a teen with live fire, and ten youngsters with rubber-coated steel bullets, and causing many others to suffer the effects of teargas inhalation. Medical sources said […]

July 22, 2017 2:24 AM IMEMC News Hebron, Israeli attacks, News Report, West Bank 0

Army Kills A Third Palestinian on Friday

Palestinian medical sources have reported, Friday, that Israeli soldiers killed a young Palestinian man, after shooting him with a live round to the heart, in Abu Dis town, east of occupied East Jerusalem. The Palestinians is the third to be killed by Israeli fire within a few hours. The Palestinian […]

July 21, 2017 10:13 PM IMEMC News Israeli attacks, Jerusalem, News Report, West Bank 0

Israeli Soldiers Kill A Young Palestinian Man In Jerusalem

Israeli soldiers shot and killed, on Friday, a young Palestinian man, during clashes that took place after the army invaded at-Tour neighborhood, in occupied East Jerusalem. Palestinian medical sources have reported that the slain young man has been identified as Mohammad Hasan Abu Ghannam, 20, from at-Tour. Eyewitnesses said that […]

July 21, 2017 9:33 PM IMEMC News Israeli attacks, Jerusalem, News Report, West Bank 0

Israeli Settler Kills A Palestinian In Jerusalem

An armed Israeli colonist settler shot and killed, Friday, a Palestinian teenage boy in Ras al-‘Amoud neighborhood, in occupied East Jerusalem, while Israeli soldiers shot and injured many Palestinians, during ensuing clashes. The slain Palestinian has been identified as Mohammad Mahmoud Sharaf, 18. He was shot in the neck with […]

July 21, 2017 8:40 PM IMEMC News Israeli attacks, Israeli Settlement, Jerusalem, News Report, West Bank 0

Israeli Soldiers Injure Six Palestinians In Kufur Qaddoum

Israeli soldiers attacked, Friday, the weekly nonviolent procession in Kufur Qaddoum, in the northern West Bank governorate of Qalqilia, and injured six young men. Morad Eshteiwy, the media coordinator of the Popular Committee in Kufur Qaddoum, said the soldiers fired dozens of gas bombs, and rubber-coated steel bullets at the […]

July 21, 2017 8:05 PM IMEMC News Israeli attacks, News Report, Qalqilia, West Bank 0

Army Injures Twenty Palestinians, Including Six Medics, In Gaza

Israeli soldiers injured, Friday, at least twenty Palestinians, including six medics, in various areas near the border fence, in the Gaza Strip, and caused damage to two ambulances. The Palestinian Health Ministry said the incidents took place along the border fence, from Rafah in the southern part of the Gaza […]

July 21, 2017 7:47 PM IMEMC News Gaza City, Israeli attacks, Khan Younis, News Report, Rafah, West Bank 0

PCHR Weekly Report On Israeli Human Rights Violations in the Occupied Palestinian Territory (13 – 19 July 2017)

Israeli forces continued with systematic crimes in the occupied Palestinian territory (oPt) for the week of 13 – 19 July, 2017. Israeli forces killed 3 Palestinian civilians in the West Bank. 3 Palestinian civilians from Um al-Fahm were killed in an armed clash inside al-Aqsa Mosque yards. 35 Palestinian civilians, […]

July 21, 2017 7:13 AM IMEMC News & Agencies Human rights, Internal Unrest, Israeli attacks, Israeli Settlement, News Report, Palestine, Refugees/Immigration 0

Victims of Abbas’ Gaza Travel Restrictions Raised to 20

The Palestinian Ministry of Health announced, Thursday morning, the death of the 20th patient case in Gaza, due to the ban on travel abroad for treatment. Spokesperson for the Ministry, Ashraf al-Qedra, said in a statement that the patient Baha Radee,aged 14, died today because he could not receive treatment […]

July 21, 2017 7:04 AM IMEMC News & Agencies Gaza Strip, Human rights, News Report, Palestinian Politics, Refugees/Immigration 0

Israeli Bill to Annex Jerusalem Passes Knesset Reading

View of Jerusalem’s Old City district,  seen on April 14, 2014. (AFP/Thomas Coex/File) A bill claiming to be about stopping divisions of Jerusalem by requiring a two-third majority in Israel’s parliament in order to do so, passed its preliminary reading in the Knesset, on Wednesday. The bill, titled “Basic Law: […]

July 21, 2017 6:53 AM IMEMC News & Agencies Israeli Politics, Jerusalem, Jerusalem, News Report, Refugees/Immigration 0

Palestinian Girl Hit by Israeli Settler Vehicle in Hebron

A Palestinian girl was left wounded after she was hit by an Israeli settler’s vehicle today, in the southern occupied West Bank city of Hebron. Local sources told Quds Press that the 10-year old girl, Wijdan Faris Nasser Al-Jabari, was transferred to an Israeli hospital in Jerusalem for medical care […]

July 21, 2017 6:29 AM IMEMC News & Agencies Hebron, Israeli attacks, News Report 0

Israeli Soldiers Kill A Palestinian Near Bethlehem

Israeli soldiers shot and killed, on Thursday at noon, a young Palestinian man, after he reportedly attempted to stab them, in Teqoua’ town, east of Bethlehem, in the occupied West Bank. The Palestinian, identified as Mohmmad Hussein Tnouh, 26, was shot with four live rounds, before an army jeep ran […]

July 20, 2017 3:33 PM IMEMC News Bethlehem, Israeli attacks, News Report, West Bank 0

Army Abducts A Palestinian Near Jenin

Israeli soldiers invaded, on Thursday morning, the town of Emateen, east of the northern West Bank city of Qalqilia, and abducted a young Palestinian man. The Palestinian Prisoners’ Society (PPS) said several army jeeps invaded the town, before many soldiers invaded the home of Mohammad Ahmad Obeid, 25, and abducted […]

July 20, 2017 11:49 AM IMEMC News Israeli attacks, Jenin, News Report, West Bank 0

Israeli Soldiers Abduct Six Palestinians In Hebron, One Near Jenin

Israeli soldiers invaded, on Thursday at dawn, several areas in the southern West Bank governorate of Hebron, and Jenin governorate, in northern West Bank, searched many homes and workshops, and abducted six Palestinians. The Hebron office of the Palestinian Prisoners’ Society (PPS) said the soldiers invaded many neighborhoods in the […]

July 20, 2017 9:58 AM IMEMC News Hebron, Israeli attacks, Jenin, News Report, West Bank 0