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Army Invades Many Apartments In Ramallah

Israeli soldiers invaded, on Tuesday at dawn, many Palestinian apartments, including one inhabited by a journalist, and conducted violent searches, causing serious property damage. The Palestinian News Agency (WAFA) said the soldiers invaded the apartment of one of its reporters, identified as Zahran Hammad, after detonating the front door. It […]

January 16, 2018 8:35 AM IMEMC News Israeli attacks, News Report, Ramallah, West Bank 0

Israeli Soldiers Injure Five Palestinians Near Jenin

Israeli soldiers invaded, on Monday at night, Burqin town, west of the northern West Bank city of Jenin, searched many homes and buildings, and injured five young men. Media sources in Jenin said the soldiers fired many live rounds, rubber-coated steel bullets and gas bombs, at many protesters, who hurled […]

January 16, 2018 8:21 AM IMEMC News Bethlehem, Israeli attacks, Jenin, News Report, West Bank 0

Palestinian Leadership Decides to Suspend Recognition of and Cooperation with Israel

The second-highest decision-making body of the Palestine Liberation Organization (PLO) decided Monday to call on the executive committee to suspend recognition of Israel until Israel recognizes the existence of Palestine, and annuls its annexation of Jerusalem, marking the latest fallout from Donald Trump’s December 6th claim of Jerusalem as the […]

January 16, 2018 2:54 AM IMEMC News Diplomacy, Human rights, International, International News, International Politics, News Report, Palestine, Peace process 0

Updated: Army Kills A Student Near Qalqilia

Palestinian medical sources said that Ahmad Abdul-Jaber Salim, 28, from Jayyous town, was shot with a live round in his head, and died from his serious wounds at Darwish Nazzal hospital, in Qalqilia, in northern West Bank. Eyewitnesses said Israeli soldiers fired many live rounds at Palestinian protesters, wounding Ahmad […]

January 16, 2018 1:44 AM IMEMC News & Agencies Israeli attacks, News Report, Qalqilia, West Bank 0

New Orleans Passes BDS Resolution

The New Orleans City Council has unanimously passed a resolution calling for a process to avoid contracting with or investing in companies that profit from abuses of human rights, civil rights, labor rights, and other violations. The resolution was spearheaded by USCPR member group New Orleans Palestine Solidarity Committee (NOPSC). […]

January 15, 2018 9:02 PM IMEMC News & Agencies Boycott Movement, International, News Report 0

Central Council: Orthodox Christian Property Sales are Documented

The Central Council of the Orthodox Christians in Jordan and Palestine said, on Sunday, that it has documents proving that strategic properties of Patriarchate in Jerusalem had been sold to Israel. In a letter sent to the Palestine Liberation Organisation (PLO), the Orthodox Christian body said that the documents also […]

January 15, 2018 8:53 PM IMEMC News & Agencies Arab World, Holy sites, News Report 0

Israel: Gaza Economy Plummeted from “Zero to Below Zero”

Israeli daily Haaretz, on Monday, reported that Israeli  military officials have acknowledged that the Palestinian situation is deteriorating, and that the economy and infrastructure  in Gaza was “from zero to below zero.” Haaretz said, according to the PNN, that Israeli politicians were acting as if military pressure can continue on Gaza, […]

January 15, 2018 8:02 PM IMEMC News & Agencies Gaza Siege, Gaza Strip, News Report 0

Soldiers Assault Three Children, And A Young Man, Before Abducting Them

The Palestinian Detainees Committee has reported, Monday, that Israel soldiers repeatedly assaulted three children, and a young man, in the central West Bank governorate of Ramallah, causing several cuts and bruises, before abducting them. The committee said that three Israeli soldiers attacked Fawzi Nakhla, 17, and repeatedly kicked and beat […]

January 15, 2018 1:09 PM IMEMC News Israeli attacks, News Report, Prisoners, Ramallah, West Bank 0

Detainee Continues Hunger Strike For Fifth Day

The Palestinian Prisoners’ Society (PPS) has reported that a Palestinian detainee, held by Israeli under arbitrary Administrative Detention orders without charges or trial, in ongoing with a hunger strike, he started five days ago. The PPS said that detainee Ayyoub Yacoub al-‘Asa, 33, from the al-Obeydiyya town Bethlehem, was moved […]

January 15, 2018 12:45 PM IMEMC News Bethlehem, News Report, Prisoners, West Bank 0

Israeli Soldiers Abduct Fifteen Palestinians In The West Bank

Israeli soldiers abducted, on Monday at dawn, fifteen Palestinians from their homes, after breaking into them, and violently searching them, in several parts of the occupied West Bank, the Palestinian Prisoners’ Society (PPS) has reported. The PPS office in Bethlehem said the soldiers abducted eight Palestinians, from several parts of […]

January 15, 2018 11:58 AM IMEMC News Bethlehem, Israeli attacks, Jenin, Jericho, Jerusalem, Nablus, News Report, Qalqilia, West Bank 0

Army Injures Several Palestinians Near Jenin

Dozens of Israeli soldiers invaded, on Monday at dawn, the town of Qabatia, south of the northern West Bank city of Jenin, violently searched many homes, stores, a fuel station, Bank Of Palestine and Qalqilia City Council, in addition to causing dozens of Palestinians to suffer the severe effects of […]

January 15, 2018 10:59 AM IMEMC News Israeli attacks, Jenin, News Report, West Bank 0

Soldiers Abduct Two Palestinians In Bethlehem, Invade Azzoun, Near Qalqilia

Dozens of Israeli soldiers invaded, on Monday at dawn, the West Bank city of Bethlehem, al-Khader and Teqoua’ towns, south and east of the city, searched homes and abducted two Palestinians, in addition to summing a child, only ten years of age, for interrogation. The soldiers also invaded ‘Azzoun town, […]

January 15, 2018 9:24 AM IMEMC News Bethlehem, Israeli attacks, News Report, Qalqilia, West Bank 0

Israeli Army Injures Several Palestinians Near Nablus, Abduct A Teen With Disability In Bethlehem

Israeli soldiers invaded, on Sunday evening, the al-Lubban ash-Sharqiya village, south of Nablus, in northern West Bank, and caused many Palestinians to suffer the effects of teargas inhalation. The soldiers also invaded the town of al-Khader, south of Bethlehem, and abducted a physically-disabled teen. Media sources in Nablus said many […]

January 15, 2018 2:07 AM IMEMC News Bethlehem, Israeli attacks, Nablus, News Report, West Bank 0

Israeli Soldiers Abduct Ten Palestinians In Jerusalem

Israeli soldiers abducted, on Sunday evening, ten young Palestinian men, including a political prisoner who was just released from detention, and was heading back home, in occupied Jerusalem, after the army ambushed them on the way to the city. Media sources said that the soldiers abducted former political prisoner Sbeih […]

January 15, 2018 1:21 AM IMEMC News Israeli attacks, Jerusalem, News Report, West Bank 0

UNRWA Considers Reducing Services Provided to Palestinians

The United Nations agency for relief and work with Palestinian refugees (UNRWA) called, in an urgent meeting held in Amman, to announce the state of reduction to all expenses and services provided for Palestinian refugees, waiting for a firm decision of the U.S administration regarding their intention to halt funds […]

January 14, 2018 7:06 PM IMEMC News & Agencies International, News Report, Refugees/Immigration 0