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May Day: Palestinian Trade Unions Call for Intensifying BDS

Official statement from the Palestinian Trade Union Coalition for BDS (PTUC-BDS): “On May Day, we Palestinian trade unions are proud to stand with the trade union movement internationally as we collectively resist attacks on our working conditions, cuts to public services and job losses. We lend our voices to the […]

April 28, 2017 8:28 PM IMEMC News & Agencies Boycott Movement, News Report, Palestine 0

Undercover Israeli Soldiers Abduct Five Palestinians In Hebron

Undercover soldiers of the Israeli army infiltrated, Friday, an area close to the Hebron Governmental Hospital, in the southern West Bank city of Hebron, and abducted five young Palestinian men. Eyewitnesses said clashes took place between local youngsters and Israeli soldiers, who invaded the Zawiya area, and the area surrounding […]

April 28, 2017 8:27 PM IMEMC News Hebron, Israeli attacks, News Report, West Bank 0

Jerusalem Municipality to Seize Palestinian Land for ‘Tourist Center’

The tourist center is planned to neighbor a mosque in Ras al-Amud that serves Palestinians who are denied access to al-Aqsa Compound. On April 24, 2017, the West Jerusalem municipality published a plan to confiscate 1,300 square meters of land in Ras al-Amoud, an area adjacent to the Old City […]

April 28, 2017 8:19 PM IMEMC News & Agencies Holy sites, Israeli Politics, Jerusalem, News Report 0

Israel Cuts Water Supply to Jordan Valley Village

On Thursday morning, Israeli bulldozers destroyed all pipelines supplying water to Bardala village in the Jordan Valley, leaving approximately 3,500 villagers without water. According to the PNN, Mutaz Bisharat told news reporters that Israeli bulldozers, military jeeps and Israeli Civil Administration officials were behind the destruction of the pipelines. The […]

April 28, 2017 8:04 PM IMEMC News & Agencies Israeli attacks, Israeli Politics, Jordan Valley, News Report 0

Activists Hold Weekly Protest In Bil’in, March In Solidarity With The Detainees

Dozens of Palestinians, accompanied by Israeli and international peace activists, marched Friday in Bil’in village, near Ramallah in the occupied West Bank, holding the weekly nonviolent procession against the illegal Israeli Annexation Wall and colonies, and in solidarity with the ongoing hunger strike of the Palestinian detainees. The protesters marched […]

April 28, 2017 4:36 PM IMEMC News Israeli attacks, News Report, Non-violent action, Prisoners, Ramallah, West Bank 0

At Least Fifteen Palestinians Injured By Israeli Army Fire In Ramallah

Israeli soldiers shot and injured, Friday, at least fifteen Palestinians in different communities in the central West Bank district of Ramallah, after the army assaulted processions in solidarity with the hunger striking Palestinian detainees in Israeli prisons. In Nabi Saleh village, north of Ramallah, the soldiers fired many live rounds, […]

April 28, 2017 4:19 PM IMEMC News Israeli Politics, News Report, Prisoners, Ramallah, West Bank 0

Palestinian Detainees Continue Hunger Strike For The Twelfth Day

More than 1500 Palestinian detainees, held by Israel, are ongoing with the hunger strike which started twelve days ago, while many more plan to join, amidst massive solidarity protests and activities, across the occupied West Bank. The Media Committee of the “Freedom and Dignity” hunger strike, said undercover Israeli soldiers […]

April 28, 2017 3:45 PM IMEMC News Bethlehem, Hebron, Israeli attacks, News Report, Prisoners, Ramallah, West Bank 0

Including Three Siblings, Israeli Soldiers Abduct Four Palestinians In Bethlehem

Israeli soldiers abducted, on Friday at dawn, four Palestinians men, including three siblings, in Bethlehem city, and nearby Doha town, in the occupied West Bank, after the soldiers invaded and searched many homes. The Bethlehem office of the Palestinian Prisoners’ Society (PPS) said many army vehicles invaded Doha town, and […]

April 28, 2017 3:13 PM IMEMC News Bethlehem, Israeli attacks, News Report, West Bank 0

Israeli Soldiers Injure Three Palestinians With Live Fire Near Ramallah

Israeli soldiers shot, on Thursday evening, two young men with live fire in Deir Abu Mashal village, west of Ramallah, and one in Nabi Saleh village, north of Ramallah, during clashes that took place after the army invaded the two villages. Media sources in Ramallah said the soldiers invaded the […]

April 28, 2017 2:57 AM IMEMC News Israeli attacks, News Report, Ramallah, West Bank 0

Israeli Colonists Open Fire On A Nonviolent Palestinian Procession

As dozens of Palestinians marched, Thursday, in solidarity with the hunger striking detainees in Israeli prisons, a number of extremist Israeli colonists opened fire on them, in al-Biereh city, in central West Bank. Media sources said the settlers were in Psigot colony, illegally built on private Palestinian lands, in al-Biereh […]

April 27, 2017 3:09 PM IMEMC News Israeli attacks, Israeli Settlement, News Report, Palestine, Ramallah, West Bank 0

VIDEO: Israel Acknowledges Use of Computer Algorithm for Palestinian Arrests

Mass detentions of over 400 Palestinians were the result of a computer algorithm based on their social media usage, explains TRNN’s Shir Hever. Shir Hever is an Economist working at The Real News Network. His economic research focuses on Israeli occupation of the Palestinian territory; international aid to the Palestinians […]

April 27, 2017 2:48 PM IMEMC News & Agencies Israel, News Report, Palestine, Prisoners 0

ICRC: Gaza on Edge of Collapse Due to Electricity Crisis

Director of the International Red Cross office in Gaza, Yves Daccord, said on Wednesday that the Gaza Strip is on edge of collapse due to severe electricity crisis. Warning that the Palestinian hospitals in Gaza are to stop offering healthcare services, he said: “Hospitals are to stop serving children, women […]

April 27, 2017 2:41 PM IMEMC News & Agencies Gaza Siege, Gaza Strip, Human rights, News Report 0

West Bank Palestinians Assaulted by Israeli Settlers

Israeli settlers, early Thursday, assaulted a Palestinian man and smashed his car near the settlement of Shave Shomron, to the west of Nablus, in the occupied West Bank, according to local sources. The settlers reportedly intercepted the car of Ali Qabaha, a Palestinian from the town of Ya’bad, near Jenin, […]

April 27, 2017 2:26 PM IMEMC News & Agencies Israeli attacks, News Report, West Bank 0

General Strike Held in Solidarity with Hunger Stikers

Palestinian institutions, on Thursday, held a comprehensive general strike in response to the Prisoners committees call for solidarity with detainees, who today entered their 11th day of collective hunger strike. According to the PNN, the strike includes all sectors except for health sector, tawjihi class and bakeries. This precedes an […]

April 27, 2017 2:05 PM IMEMC News & Agencies Human rights, Internal Unrest, News Report, Palestine, Prisoners 0

Israeli Army Fires Two Shells Into A Qassam Site In Central Gaza

Israeli soldiers fired, Thursday, two artillery shells into a site, run by the Al-Qassam Brigades, the armed wing of Hamas, in Deir al-Balah, in central Gaza. The shells caused some property damage, without leading to any casualties, media sources in Gaza said. According to Israeli sources, the shells were fired […]

April 27, 2017 1:09 PM IMEMC News Deir al-Balah, Gaza Strip, Israeli attacks, News Report 0