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Israel Secretly Aids Anti-Assad Forces in Syria Proxy War (VIDEO)

Beirut-based journalist Nour Samaha has uncovered extensive Israeli government support of anti-Assad forces in southern Syria. TRNN transcript: AARON MATÉ: It’s The Real News. I’m Aaron Maté. Of all the foreign countries involved in the Syrian proxy war, one that does not get much attention is Israel. We’ve known for […]

June 21, 2017 8:52 PM IMEMC News & Agencies Arab World, International, International News, International Politics, Israeli attacks, News Report 0

Gaza: Electricity Supply Cut for 3rd Day as Egypt Provides Fuel

Israeli authorities implemented a third round of electricity supply cuts to the Gaza Strip on Wednesday — honoring a request from the Palestinian Authority (PA), which announced, last month, that it would drastically reduce its payments to fund the Hamas-run territory’s electricity bill — as the Egypt government started to […]

June 21, 2017 8:36 PM IMEMC News & Agencies Gaza Strip, Israeli Politics, News Report, Palestinian Politics, Refugees/Immigration 0

Palestinian Detainee Subject to Medical Neglect, Suffering from Kidney Failure

The lawyer for the Palestinian Prisoners Society visited detainee Mohammed Bsharat, aged 32, from Tammoun town, in the northern occupied West Bank. The lawyer said, quoting Bsharat, that the doctors informed him that he suffers from kidney failure, and needs to have dialysis three times a week. Bsharat added, according […]

June 21, 2017 8:12 PM IMEMC News & Agencies Israel, News Report, Prisoners 0

Report: Settlement Expansion Unprecedented amidst International Failure to End It

~ Madeeha Araj/ nbprs/pnn Since the beginning of the year, the West Bank, and especially East Jerusalem, is witnessing an acceleration of settlement construction, the largest in 25 years. Minister of Defense in Israel, Avigdor Lieberman, said that permits for building settlements in the West Bank, during the first half of […]

June 21, 2017 8:02 PM IMEMC News & Agencies Israeli Politics, Israeli Settlement, News Report, West Bank 0

In Preparation For New Illegal Colony, Israeli Soldiers Bulldoze Palestinian lands In Nablus

Israeli soldiers invaded, Wednesday, Palestinian agricultural lands, especially olive orchards, belonging to the villagers of Jaloud, south of the northern West Bank governorate of Nablus, in preparation for building a new illegal colony. Several military jeeps and nine bulldozers invaded the lands, and started uprooting them, to prepare for the […]

June 21, 2017 12:16 PM IMEMC News Israeli attacks, Nablus, News Report, West Bank 0

Israeli Soldiers Abduct Four Palestinians In Hebron And Salfit

Israeli soldiers invaded, on Wednesday at dawn, the West Bank governorates of Hebron and Salfit, searched many homes and abducted four Palestinians. Many military vehicles invaded Beit Ummar town, north of Hebron, especially the areas of ath-Thaher and the Industrial Zone, searched and ransacked several homes, interrogated many residents while […]

June 21, 2017 11:41 AM IMEMC News Hebron, Israeli attacks, News Report, Salfit, West Bank 0

Army Abducts A Palestinian From Bethlehem

Israeli soldiers abducted, on Wednesday at dawn, a Palestinian man from al-‘Obeydiyya town, east of Bethlehem, and summoned another Palestinian from Hindaza area, in the eastern part of Bethlehem city. Several army vehicles invaded the al-‘Obeydiyya town, searched homes and abducted Ayyoub Abu al-‘Asa, 33. The soldiers also invaded Hindaza […]

June 21, 2017 11:18 AM IMEMC News Bethlehem, Israeli attacks, News Report, West Bank 0

Israeli Soldiers Abduct A Palestinian In Jerusalem

Israeli soldiers abducted, on Wednesday at dawn, a young Palestinian man from the al-‘Eesawiyya town, in occupied  East Jerusalem, reportedly for transporting the three Palestinians who were killed after stabbing and killing an Israeli soldier, on Friday June 16th. The army said the Palestinian is suspected of transporting the three […]

June 21, 2017 10:35 AM IMEMC News Israeli attacks, Jerusalem, News Report, Ramallah, West Bank 0

Israeli Soldiers Abduct Two Palestinians From Jenin

Israeli soldiers abducted, on Tuesday evening, two Palestinians from the northern West Bank governorate of Jenin; one of them was taken prisoner from his work in occupied Jerusalem, and the second was heading to work, trying to cross Barta’a military roadblock. Media sources in Jenin said the soldiers abducted Khader […]

June 21, 2017 9:31 AM IMEMC News Israeli attacks, Jenin, News Report, West Bank 0

Israeli Soldiers Kill A Palestinian Near Jerusalem

Israeli soldiers shot and killed, on Tuesday evening, a young Palestinian man near Jaba’ military roadblock, northeast of occupied East Jerusalem, after he reportedly attempted to stab them. The soldiers abducted the father of the slain Palestinian and took him to an interrogation facility in Ma’ale Adumim colony. The Palestinian […]

June 21, 2017 2:32 AM IMEMC News Israeli attacks, Jenin, Jerusalem, News Report, West Bank 0

BNC Welcomes Call by Christian Organizations Urging the World Council of Churches to Support the BDS Movement for Palestinian Human Rights

(Photo Credit: Ryan Rodrick Beiler)   June 20, 2017 ~ Palestinian Boycott, Divestment and Sanctions National Committee (BNC), Christian Palestinians The Palestinian National Committee for Boycot, Divestment and Sanctions (BNC) has warmly welcomed a historic open letter by the National Coalition of Christian Organizations in Palestine (NCCOP) urging the World Council of […]

June 20, 2017 9:08 PM IMEMC News & Agencies Boycott Movement, Diplomacy, Holy sites, Human rights, Internal Unrest, International, International News, International Politics, News Report 0

Total Collapse in Gaza due to Electricity Crisis

Days of Palestine reports that the reduction of power to the Gaza Strip has caused a “total collapse” in all the service sectors across the tiny coastal enclave, which has been under strict Israeli siege for 11 years. The Gaza Strip is home to some two million people, more than […]

June 20, 2017 8:50 PM IMEMC News & Agencies Gaza Siege, Gaza Strip, Human rights, Israeli attacks, Israeli Politics, News Report, Palestinian Politics 0

UNRWA: Devastating Psychological Effects for 2014 War Victims

In a statement issued over the weekend, UNRWA Commissioner-General Pierre Krahenbühl marked 50 years of occupation of the Palestinian territory – the West Bank, including East Jerusalem, and Gaza – and called on the international community to take action. The statement said that the 2014 conflict had a devastating psychosocial […]

June 20, 2017 8:29 PM IMEMC News & Agencies Gaza Strip, Human rights, Internal Unrest, International, International News, Israeli attacks, News Report, Refugees/Immigration 0

Report: Israel Expands Surveillance Network in the West Bank

Over the past year, the Israeli army has accelerated its programme to install a comprehensive network of surveillance cameras and “other monitoring devices” across the West Bank, Haaretz reported yesterday. The paper said that the plan aims to monitor the movement of Palestinians 24 hours a day, and to assist […]

June 20, 2017 8:03 PM IMEMC News & Agencies Israeli Politics, News Report, West Bank 0

PCHR Report On Israeli Human Rights Violations in the Occupied Palestinian Territory (08 – 14 June 2017)

Israeli forces continued with systematic crimes in the occupied Palestinian territory (oPt) for the week of 08 – 14 June, 2017. Israeli forces killed a Palestinian civilian in the Gaza Strip, in new crime of excessive use of force. 21 Palestinian civilians, including 2 children, were wounded during peaceful demonstrations […]

June 20, 2017 6:51 PM IMEMC News & Agencies Human rights, Israeli attacks, Israeli Settlement, News Report, Palestine, Refugees/Immigration 0