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General Closure on West Bank Enforced ahead of Jewish Holiday

The Israeli army, on Saturday evening, slapped a total closure on the occupied West Bank and the Gaza Strip, which is to last until Monday night, ahead of the Jewish holiday of “Sukkot”. Tens of thousands of Palestinian workers will not be able to enter  or exit the occupied territories […]

October 23, 2016 10:15 AM IMEMC News & Agencies Internal Unrest, Israeli Politics, News Report, Palestine, Refugees/Immigration 0

Gaza: Qassam Fighter Killed in Tunnel Collapse

A member of the Izz al-Din al-Qassam Brigades, the armed wing of the Hamas movement, was killed in Gaza on Saturday, after an underground tunnel collapsed on him. According to a statement released by the Brigades, Anas Salameh Abu Lashin, from al-Maghazi refugee camp in the central Gaza Strip, was […]

October 23, 2016 2:12 AM IMEMC News & Agencies Gaza Siege, Gaza Strip, News Report, Palestinian Politics 0

Islamic Jihad Calls on PA to Cancel Adherence to Oslo Accords

Secretary General of the Islamic Jihad, Ramadan Shalah, is urging Palestinian Authority (PA) President Mahmoud Abbas to “pluck up his courage” and cancel out the Oslo agreement, according to the PNN. Reaching out to Gaza by phone, during a festival held by the Islamic Jihad, to mark the 29th anniversary […]

October 22, 2016 7:16 PM IMEMC News & Agencies Arab World, International Politics, News Report, Palestine 0

Palestinian Detainees In Galboa’ Prison Declare Hunger Strike

The Palestinian Detainees’ Committee has reported, on Saturday afternoon, that Israeli soldiers of the Masada special unit, of the Israel’s Prison Service, invaded Section 3 of Galboa’ prison, and assaulted many detainees, an issue that pushed them to declare a hunger strike. The head of the Detainees’ Committee Issa Qaraqe […]

October 22, 2016 2:21 PM IMEMC News News Report, Palestine, Prisoners, West Bank 0
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Army Kidnaps A Palestinian In Hebron

The Hebron office of the Palestinian Prisoners Society (PPS) has reported that Israeli soldiers kidnapped, Saturday, a Palestinian man in Hebron city, in the northern part of the occupied West Bank. The PPS said the kidnapped resident has been identified as Jad Ghaleb Tamimi, 38, after breaking into his home, […]

October 22, 2016 1:05 PM IMEMC News Hebron, Israeli attacks, News Report, West Bank 0

Four Hunger Striking Detainees Remain In Solitary Confinement

The Palestinian Detainees’ Committee has reported that four detainees, held by Israel under arbitrary Administrative Detention orders without charges or trial, remain in solitary confinement since they declared their strikes. The Committee stated that Anas Shadeed and Ahmad Abu Fara, both from the southern West Bank city of Hebron, are […]

October 22, 2016 12:29 PM IMEMC News Hebron, Jenin, News Report, Palestine, Prisoners, West Bank 0

Soldiers Kidnap Bus Driver Transporting Elders For Refusing To Order Them Out

Israeli soldiers stationed at Beit Iksa military roadblock, northwest of occupied East Jerusalem, kidnapped Saturday a bus driver transporting elderly Palestinians, after refusing to force them out of his bus to be inspected by the army. The head of Beit Iksa village council, north of occupied East Jerusalem, Sa’ada Khatib, […]

October 22, 2016 12:00 PM IMEMC News Israeli attacks, Jerusalem, News Report, West Bank 0

Israeli Army Opens Fire On Farmers, Navy Attacks Fishers, In Gaza

Israeli soldiers opened fire, on Saturday morning, on several Palestinian farmers in their own lands, east of Gaza city, while navy shops fired on fishers, northwest of Gaza. Eyewitnesses said the soldiers, stationed on military towers around the Nahal Oz military base, across the border fence east of the Sheja’eyya […]

October 22, 2016 11:22 AM IMEMC News Gaza City, Gaza Strip, Israeli attacks, Khan Younis, News Report 0

Israeli Colonists Bulldoze Palestinian Lands Near Nablus

A group of extremist Israeli colonists invaded, Saturday, Palestinian lands close to Elon Moreh colony that was illegally built on Palestinian property, and started bulldozing large areas. Ghassan Daghlas, the Palestinian Authority official in charge of monitoring Israeli settlement policies in the occupied territories, said the settlers bulldozed and uprooted large […]

October 22, 2016 10:32 AM IMEMC News Israeli attacks, Israeli Settlement, Nablus, News Report, West Bank 0

Weekly Protest Held In Kufur Qaddoum

Dozens of Palestinians, and international peace activists, held the weekly nonviolent pretest in Kufur Qaddoum town, in the northern West Bank district of Qalqilia, against the illegal Israeli Annexation Wall and colonies, and the continued closure of the town’s main road, in addition to the escalating Israeli violations. The protesters […]

October 22, 2016 4:55 AM IMEMC News Israeli attacks, Israeli Settlement, News Report, Qalqilia, The Wall, West Bank 0

Illegal Israeli Colonists Attack The Weekly Protest In Bil’in

On Friday, several extremist Israeli colonists, taking position on a small hill behind the Annexation Wall, attacked the weekly nonviolent protest against the Israeli wall and colonies, in Bil’in village, near the central West Bank city of Ramallah. Dozens of Palestinians, accompanied by Israeli and international peace activists, marched from […]

October 22, 2016 3:55 AM IMEMC News Israeli attacks, Israeli Settlement, News Report, Non-violent action, Ramallah, The Wall, West Bank 0

Israeli Soldiers Injure One Palestinian In Central Gaza

Israeli soldiers shot and injured, on Friday afternoon, one Palestinian east of the al-Boreij refugee camp, in central Gaza, after the army attacked protesters marching in Palestinian lands across the border fence. Dr. Ashraf al-Qedra, the spokesperson of the Health Ministry in Gaza, said a man, in his fifties, was […]

October 21, 2016 9:23 PM IMEMC News Gaza Strip, Israeli attacks, News Report 0