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Israeli Soldiers Abduct Three Palestinians In Hebron

Israeli soldiers abducted, on Tuesday at dawn, three young Palestinian men from their homes, in Beit Ummar town, north of Hebron, in the southern part of the occupied West Bank. The soldiers invaded the town from several directions, before storming and searching homes, and abducted three Palestinians, identified as Mohye […]

June 27, 2017 12:03 PM IMEMC News Hebron, Israeli attacks, News Report, West Bank 0

Israeli Soldiers Abduct Two Palestinians In Abu Dis

Israeli soldiers invaded, on Tuesday at dawn, Abu Dis town, east of Jerusalem, broke into and searched homes, and abducted two Palestinians, including a former political prisoner. Many armored military jeeps invaded the town, approximately at 4 at dawn, before the soldiers stormed the home of former political prisoner Mahmoud […]

June 27, 2017 11:22 AM IMEMC News Israeli attacks, Jerusalem, News Report, West Bank 0

Israeli Air Force Fires Missiles Targeting Gaza

The Israeli Air Force fired, overnight, several missiles into many areas, in different parts of the besieged Gaza Strip, reportedly after a homemade shell was fired into Sha’ar HaNegev Regional Council of settlement, across the border fence. The Air Force carried several airstrikes targeting the “Bader” site, run by the […]

June 27, 2017 11:03 AM IMEMC News Deir al-Balah, Gaza City, Gaza Strip, Israeli attacks, News Report, Rafah 0

Israel Resumes Work To Complete A Bypass Road In East Jerusalem

The Israeli government announced, Monday, it would be resuming work to complete a bypass road linking Anatot illegal colony, in occupied East Jerusalem, with Road #1 (Jerusalem – Dead Sea Road) with a bugged of hundreds of millions of Shekels. Israel Hayom (Israel Today) News Agency has reported the road […]

June 27, 2017 2:10 AM IMEMC News Israeli Settlement, Jerusalem, News Report, West Bank 0

PCHR Weekly Report: 4 Palestinians killed, 12 wounded, by Israeli forces this week

In its Weekly Report On Israeli Human Rights Violations in the Occupied Palestinian Territories for the week of 15 – 21 June 2017, the Palestinian Center for Human Rights found that Israeli forces continued systematic crimes in the occupied Palestinian territories. Over the course of the week, Israeli forces killed […]

June 26, 2017 12:34 PM PCHR Gaza Human rights, News Report, Palestine 0

Injured Gazan Teen Denied Exit Permit for Medical Treatment

Khaled Ghamri, 17, in the intensive care unit of Al-Aqsa Martyrs Hospital, central Gaza. (Photo: courtesy of Ghamri family) Israeli authorities denied 17-year-old Khaled Ghamri an exit permit to travel from Gaza to Jerusalem, for medical treatment ,after Israeli forces critically injured him during a protest near the Israel-Gaza border […]

June 26, 2017 8:10 AM IMEMC News & Agencies Human rights, International, News Report, Refugees/Immigration 0

7,000 Settler Housing Units Approved for Jerusalem

The Israeli Prime Minister’s office has given the green light, to the Planning and Building Committee in Jerusalem, to discuss the approval of some 7,000 housing units in illegal settlement blocs, Israeli media reported. Israel Hayom said, according to the PNN, Israel’s Deputy Mayor of Jerusalem, Meir Turjeman, who heads […]

June 26, 2017 7:59 AM IMEMC News & Agencies Israeli Politics, Israeli Settlement, Jerusalem, News Report, Refugees/Immigration 0

PHROC Calling on International Community to Ensure Israel’s Cooperation with UN Missions

The Palestinian Human Rights Organizations Council (PHROC), Saturday, called upon the international community to ensure Israel’s cooperation with UN missions. PHROC in a press release titled: “PHROC Calls Upon International Community to Ensure Israel’s Cooperation with UN Missions”, beckoned the international community to take effective measures aimed at ensuring Israel’s […]

June 26, 2017 7:50 AM IMEMC News & Agencies Human rights, International, International News, International Politics, News Report, Palestine, Refugees/Immigration 0

Israeli Colonist Stabs A Palestinian Near Bethlehem

An Israeli colonist stabbed, Sunday, a Palestinian man, near Beitar Illit Israeli colony, illegally built on private Palestinian lands, west of Bethlehem, in the occupied West Bank. Media sources said the Israeli assailant stabbed the Palestinian, causing moderate wounds, and fled into Beitar Illit colony. The identity of the attacker […]

June 26, 2017 7:02 AM IMEMC News Bethlehem, Israeli attacks, Israeli Settlement, News Report, West Bank 0

Israeli Colonists Uproot Dozens of Olive Saplings Near Nablus

A group of fanatic Israeli colonists invaded, Sunday, Palestinian olive orchards belonging to Palestinian farmers from Burin and Huwwara towns, south of the northern West Bank city of Nablus, and uprooted dozens of olive saplings. Media sources said the Israeli assailants came from Yitzhar colony, built on illegally confiscated Palestinian […]

June 26, 2017 2:52 AM IMEMC News Israeli attacks, Israeli Settlement, Nablus, News Report, West Bank 0

Israeli Soldiers Abduct A Palestinian Near Jenin

Israeli soldiers abducted, on Saturday evening, a former Palestinian political prisoner from Sanour town, near Jenin, in the northern part of the occupied West Bank. The Jenin office of the Palestinian Prisoners’ Society (PPS) said the soldiers abducted Najeh Hassan Habayba, while returning after visiting occupied Jerusalem. The PPS added […]

June 25, 2017 4:45 AM IMEMC News Israeli attacks, Jenin, News Report, West Bank 0

Israeli Soldiers Injure A Teen In Kufur Qaddoum

Israeli soldiers attacked, Friday, the weekly procession in Kufur Qaddoum town, east of the northern West Bank city of Qalqilia, and moderately injured a teenage boy with a rubber-coated steel bullet. The army also fired dozens of gas bombs and concussion grenades, and invaded many homes. Morad Eshteiwy, the media […]

June 24, 2017 3:36 AM IMEMC News Israeli attacks, Israeli Settlement, News Report, Palestinian attacks, Qalqilia, The Wall, West Bank 0

Army Attacks The Weekly Procession In Ni’lin

Israeli soldiers attacked, Friday, the weekly nonviolent protest against the Annexation Wall and colonies, in Ni’lin village, west of Ramallah, in central West Bank. The procession was held by many Palestinians, accompanied by Israeli and international peace activists, who marched from the center of the village, carrying Palestinian flags, and […]

June 24, 2017 3:10 AM IMEMC News Israeli attacks, Israeli Settlement, News Report, Non-violent action, Ramallah, The Wall, West Bank 0

Largest Israeli Public Transportation Company Loses Netherlands Contract Worth 190 Million Euros Following Campaign by BDS Activists for Palestinian Rights

Last month, Egged Bus Systems (EBS), a subsidiary of Egged Israel Transport Cooperative Society, Israel’s largest public transportation operator, lost a bid for a decade-long contract to run public transportation in the North-Holland region of the Netherlands, which includes the country’s capital, Amsterdam. This contract was valued at 19.1 million […]

June 23, 2017 7:22 PM IMEMC News & Agencies Boycott Movement, International, News Report 0

Lieberman: No Return to Israel for Palestinian Refugees

During a speech at Israel’s Herzliya conference, aimed at discussing the country’s national policies, ultraright Israeli Defense Minister Avigdor Lieberman rejected the possibility of Palestinian refugees from historic Palestine, which Israel was built on, being able to return to their lands within the 1967 borders, a right that is upheld […]

June 23, 2017 7:06 PM IMEMC News & Agencies Israel, Israeli Politics, News Report, Refugees/Immigration 0