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Army Demolishes Two Palestinians 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

Medical Students at Chile’s Largest University Overwhelmingly Vote for BDS

(University of Chile, Faculty of Medicine) More than three-fourths of students at the University of Chile’s Faculty of Medicine voted to break institutional ties with Israeli universities in a student referendum held last month. They also voted against Israeli government sponsorship or attendance of events at their university. This is the […]

October 17, 2017 7:22 AM IMEMC News & Agencies Boycott Movement, International, News Report, Non-violent action 0

Egypt Backtracks on Opening Rafah Border Crossing

Egyptian authorities have announced ta decision to postpone opening Rafah Crossing with Gaza, after six soldiers were killed in the Sinai province. Despite plans to open the crossing four days from today, Hesham Udwan, head of the Commission of Crossings and Borders, notified Gazan authorities of the change after clashes […]

October 17, 2017 7:13 AM IMEMC News & Agencies Arab World, Gaza Siege, Gaza Strip, International Politics, News Report, Refugees/Immigration 0

Israeli Soldiers Raid Qalandia Refugee Camp

Israeli soldiers, on Monday, raided Qalandia refugee camp, to the south of Ramallah, searched shops and homes, and detained two people before releasing one of them, according to witnesses. The soldiers also seized surveillance cameras. Residents clashed with the soldiers who fired tear gas, stun grenades and rubber-coated metal bullets […]

October 17, 2017 6:57 AM IMEMC News & Agencies Israeli attacks, News Report, Ramallah, Refugees/Immigration 0

Settlers Steal Olives from West Bank Lands

On Monday, at dawn, Israeli settlers robbed olives from Al-Janiya town, west of Ramallah, and al-Sawiya town, south of Nablus, in the occupied West Bank. Ghassan Douglass, a Palestinian official in charge of settlement activity in the northern part of the occupied West Bank, said that residents of Beit Ra’anan […]

October 17, 2017 6:52 AM IMEMC News & Agencies Israeli attacks, Israeli Settlement, Nablus, News Report, Ramallah, West Bank 0

Israel Attacks Anti-aircraft Battery in Syria

The Israeli air force carried out an air strike on an anti-aircraft battery near the Syrian capital of Damascus, after it fired a missile targeting Israel Air Force planes flying in Syria. According to Haaretz, the reason for the attack is a launch of an Sa5-type missile at Israeli reconnaissance […]

October 17, 2017 6:47 AM IMEMC News & Agencies Arab World, International Politics, Israeli attacks, News Report 0

Gaza Fishing Union Denies Israeli Reports of Zone Expansion

Israeli authorities reportedly announced, Monday, that they would be expanding the designated fishing zone off the coast of the Gaza Strip from 6 to 9 nautical miles, starting Wednesday October 18th, 2017, according to Israeli media. Reports said that Israel demanded all Gaza fishermen “not violate” the boundaries of the […]

October 17, 2017 6:41 AM IMEMC News & Agencies Gaza Siege, Gaza Strip, Israeli Politics, News Report 0

Israeli Soldiers Abduct A Child In Hebron

Israeli soldiers abducted, on Monday evening, a Palestinian child, who was playing with several other children, in the at-Thaher area, in Beit Ummar town, north of the southern West Bank city of Hebron. The soldiers invaded the area, and fired many rubber-coated steel bullets at a group of children there, […]

October 17, 2017 2:08 AM IMEMC News Hebron, Israeli attacks, News Report, West Bank 0

Detained Jerusalem Teen Released After Being Tortured

The Israeli police released, on Sunday evening, a Palestinian teenager from the al-‘Isawiya town, in occupied East Jerusalem, after he was interrogated and tortured, under suspicion of throwing Molotov cocktails and stones at army jeeps. The Palestinian, Mohammad Abdul-Raouf Mahmoud, 18, told the Wadi Hilweh Information Center in Silwan (Silwanic) […]

October 16, 2017 11:12 AM IMEMC News Israeli attacks, Jerusalem, News Report, West Bank 0

Soldiers Abduct Five Palestinians In Ya’bad, Near Jenin

Israeli soldiers invaded, on Monday morning, the town of Ya’bad, southwest of the northern West Bank city of Jenin, searched many homes and abducted five Palestinians. The Jenin office of the Palestinian Prisoners’ Society (PPS) said the soldiers abducted Noureddin Atatra, 27, Saleh Mahmoud Hamarsha, 28, Mahmoud Abdullah Jabr, 24, […]

October 16, 2017 10:50 AM IMEMC News News Report 0

Army Abducts Three Palestinians, Serve Demolition Orders Targeting Five Homes, In Jerusalem

Israeli soldiers carried out, overnight until early morning hours Sunday, frequent invasions into the al-‘Isawiya Hizma towns, in occupied East Jerusalem, and abducted three young Palestinian men, in addition to attacking a father and his daughter. The soldiers also invaded al-‘Ezariyya town, and delivered demolition orders against five homes. Media […]

October 16, 2017 10:21 AM IMEMC News Israeli attacks, Jerusalem, News Report, West Bank 0

Israeli Soldiers Abduct Six Palestinians In Jenin, Invade Farmlands In Gaza

Several Israeli military jeeps invaded, on Monday at dawn, the Jenin refugee camp, in the northern West Bank city of Jenin, and abducted three Palestinians, including two siblings. Many army vehicles also invaded Palestinian farmlands in northern Gaza. The soldiers invaded and searched several homes, causing damage, and interrogated many […]

October 16, 2017 9:09 AM IMEMC News Beit Lahia, Gaza Strip, Israeli attacks, Jenin, News Report, West Bank 0

Many Palestinians Suffer The Effects Of Teargas Inhalation Near Jenin

Israeli soldiers invaded, on Sunday evening, Rommana village, west of the northern West Bank city of Jenin, and fired dozens of gas bombs, causing scores of residents to suffer the severe effects of teargas inhalation. Media sources in Jenin said the soldiers invaded the village, which  is surrounded by the […]

October 16, 2017 7:58 AM IMEMC News Israeli attacks, Jenin, News Report, West Bank 0

Extremists Attempt to Burn Hebron Mosque

Israeli settlers tried, on Sunday at dawn, to set fie to Eltona Mosque in Moshafer Yatta, south of Hebron governorate, occupied West Bank. Local sources reported, according to Al Ray, that residents of nearby Ma’on settlement stormed,  at dawn, the village mosque and tried to burn it before Palestinian residents […]

October 16, 2017 7:47 AM IMEMC News & Agencies Hebron, Israeli attacks, News Report 0