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Palestinian Building Demolished in East Jerusalem

Israeli forces demolished a Palestinian building in the occupied East Jerusalem neighbourhood of Beit Hanina, on Wednesday morning, WAFA reported. Crews from the Jewish municipality of Jerusalem, accompanied by police escorts, raided the neighbourhood and destroyed the building under the pretext that it was built without a permit. The UN […]

October 19, 2017 6:13 AM IMEMC News & Agencies Jerusalem, News Report, Palestinian Politics, Refugees/Immigration 0

Boycott Movement: Arab Delegations Withdraw from International Festival

The Boycott, Divestment, Sanctions (BDS) movement has welcomed the Palestinian student delegation and other Arab delegations’ withdrawal from the World Festival of Youths and Students, held in the Russian city of Sochi, due to the participation of Israeli delegations. “We appreciated the principled stand taken by the Arab youths rejecting […]

October 19, 2017 6:02 AM IMEMC News & Agencies Arab World, Boycott Movement, News Report, Non-violent action 0

Army Abducts Seven Palestinians In Jenin

Israeli soldiers invaded, on Wednesday at dawn, the towns of Jaba’, Qabatia, and Zababda, south of the northern West Bank city of Jenin, searched many homes and abducted seven Palestinians. The Jenin office of the Palestinian Prisoners’ Society (PPS) said the soldiers abducted Lutfi Taher Malaysha, 28, Khattab Mohammad Ghannam, […]

October 18, 2017 10:46 AM IMEMC News Israeli attacks, Jenin, News Report, West Bank 0

Israeli Soldiers Abduct Six Palestinians In Jerusalem

Israeli soldiers invaded, on Wednesday at dawn, dozens of Palestinian homes, in the al-Isawiya town, in the center of occupied East Jerusalem, searched them and abducted at least six Palestinians before moving them to a number of detention and interrogation centers in the city. The abducted Palestinians have been identified […]

October 18, 2017 9:52 AM IMEMC News Israeli attacks, Jerusalem, News Report, West Bank 0

Army Abducts Five Palestinians In Tulkarem

Israeli soldiers invaded and ransacked, on Wednesday at dawn, many homes in the northern West Bank governorate of Tulkarem, and abducted five Palestinians. The Tulkarem office of the Palestinian Prisoners’ Society (PPS) said a large military force invaded Tulkarem refugee camp, and abducted Abdul-Nasser Tweir. It added that the soldiers […]

October 18, 2017 8:45 AM IMEMC News Israeli attacks, News Report, Tulkarem, West Bank 0

Israel Releases Lawyer Shireen al-Issawi After Holding Her Captive For 43 Months

The Israeli authorities released, on Tuesday evening, lawyer Shirin al-‘Issawi, from the al-Isawiya town, south of occupied East Jerusalem, after holding her captive for 43 months. Al-‘Issawi was repeatedly abducted and imprisoned by Israel, including three times when her brother, Samer al-Issawi held a hunger strike for nine consecutive months, […]

October 18, 2017 8:36 AM IMEMC News Jerusalem, News Report, Prisoners, West Bank 0

Israeli Soldiers Shut Down Media Outlets In The West Bank

Israeli soldiers, and secret security officers, invaded eight media outlets, on Wednesday at dawn, in several parts of the occupied West Bank, and shut them down under direct military orders, in addition to confiscating equipment. Some of the invaded agencies are Ramsat, Trans Media and Pal Media, which the military […]

October 18, 2017 8:15 AM IMEMC News Bethlehem, Hebron, Israeli attacks, News Report, Ramallah, West Bank 0

P. A Denounces Israel’s New Colonialist Plans

The Palestinian National Authority denounced, Tuesday, the latest Israeli decision to build 300 new units in Beit El illegal colony, north of Ramallah, and 31 units in the heart of Hebron city, in the occupied West Bank. Palestinian President’s Spokesperson, Nabil Abu Rodeina, said all of Israel’s colonies are illegal […]

October 18, 2017 7:53 AM IMEMC News Hebron, Israeli Politics, Israeli Settlement, News Report, Palestinian Politics, Ramallah, West Bank 0

Israeli Navy Opens Fire At Fishing Boats In Southern Gaza

Israeli navy ships fired, on Tuesday evening, many live rounds at Palestinian fishing boats near the shore of Khan Younis, in the southern part of the Gaza Strip. Eyewitnesses said the navy fired the live rounds and chased some boats, forcing the fishermen back to the shore. The incident, part […]

October 18, 2017 7:34 AM IMEMC News Gaza Strip, Israeli attacks, Khan Younis, News Report 0

Soldiers Abduct Four Farmers, Confiscate A Car, In Tubas

Israeli soldiers abducted, Tuesday, four Palestinian farmers, and illegally confiscate a car that was transporting them, in the ar-Ras al-Ahmar area, south of Tubas, in northeastern West Bank. The soldiers stopped a car transporting farmers to their lands, south of Tubas, abducted four of them, and illegally confiscated the car. […]

October 17, 2017 2:29 PM IMEMC News Israeli attacks, News Report, Tubas, West Bank 0
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Israeli Navy Attacks Palestinian Fishing Boats, Capsizes One

Israeli navy ships attacked, Tuesday, many fishing boats, in Palestinian territorial waters in the besieged Gaza Strip, and capsized one of them after firing shells  and live fire at it. The WAFA Palestinian News Agency said the navy fired many live rounds at fishing boats in the Sudaniyya Sea area, […]

October 17, 2017 12:14 PM IMEMC News Gaza City, Gaza Siege, Gaza Strip, Israeli attacks, News Report 0

Army Injures Many School Children In Jerusalem

Mohammad Abu al-Hummus, a member of the Follow-Up Committee in al-‘Isawiya village, in occupied East Jerusalem, said the soldiers injured, throughout the day Monday, several Palestinian schoolchildren, in the village. The Wadi Hilweh Information Center in Silwan (Silwanic), quoted Abu al-Hummus stating that the soldiers invaded the Schools Street, in […]

October 17, 2017 11:57 AM IMEMC News Israeli attacks, Jerusalem, News Report, West Bank 0

PPS: “Israeli Soldiers Abduct Eighteen Palestinians In The West Bank”

The Palestinian Prisoners’ Society (PPS) has reported that Israeli soldiers abducted, overnight and at dawn, Tuesday, many homes in various communities in the occupied West Bank, and abducted eighteen Palestinians. The Hebron office of the PPS, in the southern part of the occupied West Bank, said the soldiers invaded many […]

October 17, 2017 11:26 AM IMEMC News Bethlehem, Hebron, Israeli Settlement, Jenin, Jerusalem, Nablus, News Report, Qalqilia, Ramallah, West Bank 0

Army Demolishes Two Palestinian Homes In Jerusalem

On Tuesday morning, dozens of Israeli soldiers, police officers and personnel of the Jerusalem City Council, invaded Silwan town, south of the Al-Aqsa Mosque, in occupied East Jerusalem, demolished two homes, postponed the demolition of a third home in al-‘Isawiya town, in the center of the city. The soldiers invaded […]

October 17, 2017 11:21 AM IMEMC News Israeli attacks, Jerusalem, News Report, West Bank 0

Israeli Soldiers Abduct Nine Palestinians In The West Bank

Israeli soldiers abducted, on Tuesday at dawn, nine Palestinians from their homes, in different parts of the occupied West Bank, the Palestinian Prisoners’ Society (PPS) has reported. The Hebron office of the PPS, in the southern part of the West Bank, said the soldiers invaded Doura and Beit Ummar towns, […]

October 17, 2017 10:41 AM IMEMC News Bethlehem, Hebron, Israeli attacks, Jenin, Nablus, News Report, West Bank 0