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Many Palestinians Injured In Kufur Qaddoum

Israeli soldiers invaded, Friday, the town of Kufur Qaddoum, near the northern West Bank city of Qalqilia, and attacked the weekly protest, causing dozens of residents to suffer the effects of tear gas inhalation. Morad Eshteiwy, the media coordinator of the Popular Committee in Kufur Qaddoum, said the soldiers fired […]

August 27, 2016 12:11 AM IMEMC News Israeli attacks, News Report, Qalqilia, West Bank 0
Bil'in protest (image by Mohammed Yasin)

Israeli forces attack non-violent weekly protest in Bil’in village

On Friday afternoon, dozens of local residents from the village of Bil’in, along with Israeli and international activists, marched toward the site of the Israeli Annexation Wall constructed on village land. They were pushed back by Israeli forces who attacked the protesters with rubber-coated steel bullets, tear gas and concussion […]

August 27, 2016 12:06 AM IMEMC News Israeli attacks, News Report, Non-violent action, Ramallah 0
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Five Palestinians Injured By Army Fire During Funeral Of Slain Palestinian In Silwad

Israeli soldiers shot, on Friday, five Palestinians with rubber-coated steel bullets, at the western entrance of Silwad town, east of the central West Bank city of Ramallah, during the funeral procession of a Palestinian who was killed by the soldiers a few hours earlier. Local sources in Silwad said hundreds […]

August 26, 2016 11:57 PM IMEMC News Israeli attacks, News Report, Ramallah, West Bank 0
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Israeli Soldiers Kill A Palestinian Man In Silwad

Israeli soldiers shot and killed, on Friday, a Palestinian man in Silwad town, east of the central West Bank city of Ramallah, reportedly after he approached a military roadblock and “refused to heed to the soldiers’ demands to stop,” eyewitnesses confirmed he never posed any threat to the soldiers. The […]

August 26, 2016 11:32 PM IMEMC News Israeli attacks, News Report, Ramallah, West Bank 0
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Official Response to Closure of Investigation into Israeli Shelling near UNRWA School in Rafah 08/03/14

UNRWA has not been given an opportunity to review the evidence but we have seen the explanation on the Israeli Military Advocate General’s website. In the circumstance it is therefore impossible for us to make specific comments about the way the case has been conducted. According to the UN Secretary […]

August 26, 2016 10:52 PM IMEMC News & Agencies Gaza Strip, International, Israeli attacks, News Report 0
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Israeli Soldiers Kidnap Two Palestinians Near Hebron

Israeli soldiers invaded, on Friday at dawn, the al-‘Arroub refugee camp, north of Hebron, in the southern part of the occupied West Bank, and kidnapped two Palestinians. The Hebron office of the Palestinian Prisoners Society (PPS) has reported that the soldiers surrounded the refugee camp before invading it, and initiated […]

August 26, 2016 11:40 AM IMEMC News Hebron, Israeli attacks, News Report, West Bank 0
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Israeli Navy Opens Fire On Palestinian Fishing Boats

A number of Israeli navy ships attacked, on Friday at dawn, a number of Palestinian fishing boats in Deir al-Balah sea, in central Gaza, and the Sudaniyya area, in the northern part of the coastal region. Eyewitnesses said the navy ships attacked the Palestinian fishing boats, and fired many live […]

August 26, 2016 11:14 AM IMEMC News Gaza Siege, Gaza Strip, Israeli attacks, News Report 0
Result of Israeli airstrike in Gaza Strip (PCHR image)

PCHR Weekly Report: One killed, 16 wounded, 60 bombs dropped by Israeli forces this week

In its Weekly Report On Israeli Human Rights Violations in the Occupied Palestinian Territories for the week of 18– 24 August 2016, the Palestinian Center for Human Rights (PCHR) found that Israeli forces continued systematic crimes in the occupied Palestinian territories. During the past week, Israeli warplanes conducted 60 airstrikes […]

August 26, 2016 9:59 AM IMEMC News Human rights, News Report, Palestine 0
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Army Injures Two Palestinians In Bethlehem, Kidnap A Mother And Her Daughter

Several Israeli military jeeps invaded, on Friday at dawn, the Deheishe refugee camp, south of Bethlehem in the occupied West Bank, shot and injured two Palestinians, and kidnapped a mother and her daughter. The soldiers clashed with dozens of local youths, who hurled stones and empty bottles on the military […]

August 26, 2016 9:55 AM IMEMC News Bethlehem, Israeli attacks, News Report, West Bank 0
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Nablus: Dozens of Olive Trees Destroyed by Israeli Forces

Israeli forces, on Thursday morning, cut down dozens of olive trees in the village of Huwwara, to the south of Nablus. Local sources reported, according to Al Ray, that the soldiers destroyed olive trees planted on both sides of the main street, under the pretext of “use as a cover” for Palestinians who throw […]

August 25, 2016 11:03 PM IMEMC News & Agencies Israeli attacks, Nablus, News Report 0
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Israel Lobby Smears Black Lawmaker for Meeting Palestinians

08/24/16 Rhania Khalek (Photo: Florida Senator Dwight Bullard has faced onslaught from pro-Israel groups for joining this Dream Defenders delegation to Palestine in May — via Instagram.) Dwight Bullard, a progressive African American state senator representing Florida’s 39th district, is under attack from Israel lobby groups for visiting the Israeli-occupied West […]

August 25, 2016 10:55 PM IMEMC News & Agencies Boycott Movement, Diplomacy, International, News Report, Non-violent action 0
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Private Sector Rejects Lieberman’s “Carrot and Stick” Plan

The Palestinian private sector, in a Thursday press statement, rejected and described as “insulting” the so called “carrot and stick” policy unveiled by current Israeli Defense Minister Avigdor Lieberman. The statement, issued by the all-inclusive coordinating council of all the business associations, chambers of commerce, and industrial & trade organizations […]

August 25, 2016 10:42 PM IMEMC News & Agencies Israel, Israeli Politics, News Report, Palestine 0