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USAID to End Palestinian Support on January 31st

The United States Agency for International Development (USAID) will end all of its projects in the occupied West Bank and the besieged Gaza Strip on January 31st following the US administration’s decision to cut funding to the Palestinians, Dave Harden, former USAID Mission Director and Managing Director of the Georgetown […]

January 19, 2019 7:04 AM IMEMC News & Agencies International, News Report, Refugees/Immigration 0

Palestinians, Israelis Protest Eviction of Sabagh Family

Palestinians, internationals and Israelis protest against the eviction of the Sabbagh family in Jerusalem, January 18, 2019. Photo credit: Wadi Hilweh Information Center. POSTED BY: AHMAD JARADAT JANUARY 19, 2019 If the Israeli government evicts the Sabagh family, it will be the fourth time the family has lost property to Israelis since […]

January 19, 2019 6:56 AM Alternative Information Center Jerusalem, News Report, Non-violent action, Refugees/Immigration 0

Soldiers and Settlers Wreak Havoc in Bethlehem and Ramallah Districts

A soccer match between two local teams was suspended on Friday, after Israeli soldiers fired teargas canisters into Al-Khader Stadium, to the south of Bethlehem, in the occupied West Bank. Sa’di Hmeidan, a local sports official, told WAFA that Israeli soldiers fired teargas canisters inside the stadium, during a match […]

January 19, 2019 6:48 AM IMEMC News & Agencies Bethlehem, Israeli attacks, News Report, Ramallah 0

Israeli Soldiers Detonate Home Of Detained, Injured, Palestinian Teen

Dozens of Israeli soldiers invaded, on Friday morning, the city of Yatta, south of the southern West Bank city of Hebron, and detonated the interior walls of the third floor of his family home. Media sources in Hebron said the soldiers invaded Yatta after midnight, and surrounded Roq’a area, before […]

January 19, 2019 4:23 AM IMEMC News Hebron, Israeli attacks, News Report, West Bank 0

One Minor Detained, 2 Palestinians Shot By Israeli Soldiers

Two Palestinians were shot, Friday, by Israeli soldiers, during the weekly protest in the northern West Bank village of Kufur Qaddoum, west of Nablus, while the soldiers also abducted one child. The Israeli forces opened fire at protesters with live ammunition, rubber coated steel bullets, and tear-gas canisters, the media […]

January 19, 2019 3:52 AM Ali Salam News Report, Non-violent action, Palestine, West Bank 0

On 43rd Friday of Great March of Return and Breaking Siege, Israeli Forces Wound 119 Civilians, including 30 Children, 5 Women, 5 Paramedics, and 2 Journalists

Date: 18 January 2019, The Palestinian Center For Human Right (PCHR):  On Friday evening, 18 January 2019, Israeli forces wounded 119 Palestinian civilians, including 30 children, 5 women, 5 paramedics, and 2 journalists, in the peaceful demonstrations in the eastern Gaza Strip despite the decreasing intensity of the demonstrations there […]

January 19, 2019 1:34 AM PCHR Beit Hanoun, Beit Lahia, Deir al-Balah, Gaza City, Gaza Siege, Gaza Strip, Human rights, Israeli attacks, Khan Younis, News Report 0

PCHR Weekly Report On Israeli Human Rights Violations in the Occupied Palestinian Territory (10 – 16 January 2019)

Israeli forces continued with systematic crimes, in the occupied Palestinian territory (oPt), for the week of 10 – 16 January, 2019. Israeli forces continued to use excessive force against peaceful protestors in the Gaza Strip. A woman and a child were killed during the 42nd week of the Return and […]

January 18, 2019 7:24 AM IMEMC News & Agencies Human rights, Israeli attacks, News Report, Palestine, Refugees/Immigration 0

Israeli Demolishes More Palestinian Homes In Jordan Valley

Despite extreme weather conditions, the Israeli occupation demolished  ten Palestinian homes in the occupied Jordan Valley, on Thursday morning. As it rained, the Israeli demolition left several Palestinians homeless, including women and children. Israeli occupation forces demolish Palestinian homes and turn tens of Palestinians homeless, including children and women, on […]

January 18, 2019 7:14 AM IMEMC News & Agencies Jordan Valley, News Report, Refugees/Immigration 0

Israeli Special Forces Raid Al-Aqsa Compound

Israeli special forces and police raided the Al-Aqsa Mosque compound, via the Moroccan Gate, on Thursday morning. Forces also stormed the Marawani and Dome of the Rock mosques, inside the compound. An Israeli policeman also attempted to enter the Dome of the Rock mosque wearing a kippah; Israeli forces then […]

January 18, 2019 7:06 AM IMEMC News & Agencies Holy sites, Israeli attacks, Jerusalem, News Report 0

ISESCO Condemns Israeli Plan to Destroy Jerusalem Heritage Site

The Islamic Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization (ISESCO) has condemned Israeli occupation authorities’ scheme to destroy a 1,200-year-old archaeological site in an Arab town to the north of occupied Jerusalem, as a means to build a logistic center for the “Modi’in” settlement.   ISESCO stated, according to Al Ray, that […]

January 18, 2019 6:55 AM IMEMC News & Agencies Israeli attacks, Israeli Settlement, Jerusalem, News Report 0

Palestinians Protest Israeli Police Activity at Al-Aqsa (VIDEO)

A Palestinian woman protests Israeli police activity at al-Aqsa Mosque, January 14, 2019. Photo credit: Wadi Hilweh Information Center. POSTED BY: AHMAD JARADAT JANUARY 18, 2019 Palestinians refuse an attempt by Israeli police to enter a mosque in al-Aqsa Compound. Israeli police besieged the mosque for six hours and arrested four Palestinians. […]

January 18, 2019 6:49 AM Alternative Information Center Holy sites, Israeli attacks, Jerusalem, News Report 0

Cancer Patient Held in Israeli Jail at Critical Stage

Palestinian detainee and cancer victim Sami Abu-Diak has lost a great amount of weight and is no longer able to eat or drink, the Detainees Affairs Commission said on Thursday. Karim Ajwa, the Commission’s attorney, said Abu-Diak has also lost the ability to sleep and can no longer walk. He […]

January 18, 2019 6:43 AM IMEMC News & Agencies Israel, News Report, Prisoners 0

290 Palestinians Killed by Israeli Forces in 2018

Israeli forces killed 290 Palestinians, 55 of whom were minors, during 2018: 254 of them in Gaza and the rest in the West Bank, a report by Israeli rights group B’Tselem said. The report, published Thursday on B’Tselem’s website, said these killings are a direct result of Israel’s reckless open-fire policy, […]

January 18, 2019 6:38 AM IMEMC News & Agencies Israeli attacks, News Report, Palestine 0

Detainee Receives Administrative Detention Order Hours Before His Release

Just hours before his scheduled release, Thursday, a Palestinian political prisoner, held by Israel, received an arbitrary Administrative Detention order for six months, without charges or trial. The Palestinian Prisoners’ Society (PPS) has reported that the detainee has been identified as Sameh Mohammad Kamil, from Qabatia town, south of the […]

January 17, 2019 9:02 PM IMEMC News Jenin, News Report, Prisoners, West Bank 0

Al-Qassam Fighter Dies of Wounds Sustained in Accidental Explosion

A member of the al-Qassam Brigades, the military wing of the Hamas movement, succumbed on Wednesday to wounds he had sustained in an accidental explosion. Al-Qassam said, in a statement, that fighter Hamdi Abed al-Karim Hijazi succumbed to wounds he had sustained last week. The Palestinian Ministry of Health confirmed […]

January 17, 2019 8:47 AM IMEMC News & Agencies Gaza Siege, Gaza Strip, News Report 0