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Army Uproots Hundreds Of Trees, Fruit And Vegetables Plants, In Northern Plains

Dozens of Israeli soldiers, accompanied by armored military bulldozers, invaded on Wednesday morning, Palestinian agricultural lands and orchards in Bardala village, in the West Bank’s Northern Plains, before uprooting hundreds of trees, fruits and vegetable plants. Resident Hasan Sawafta said he received a military order for uprooting his trees and […]

April 25, 2018 10:44 AM IMEMC News Israeli attacks, Jordan Valley, News Report, West Bank 0

Including A Former Political Prisoner, Army Abducts Two Palestinians Near Jenin

Israeli soldiers abducted, on Wednesday at dawn, two young Palestinian men, including a former political prisoner, after invading and searching their homes in Burqin town, southwest of the northern West Bank city of Jenin. The Jenin office of the Palestinian Prisoners’ Society (PPS) said the soldiers abducted former political prisoner, […]

April 25, 2018 9:45 AM IMEMC News Hebron, Israeli attacks, Jenin, News Report, West Bank 0

Israeli Soldiers Injure Several Palestinians In Abu Dis

Israeli soldiers injured, on Wednesday morning, several Palestinians after the army attacked protesters in the Schools Street and around the Al-Quds University, in Abu Dis town, southeast of occupied East Jerusalem. Medical sources said the soldiers shot a few Palestinians with live fire, and several others with rubber-coated steel bullets […]

April 25, 2018 9:10 AM IMEMC News Israeli attacks, Jerusalem, News Report, West Bank 0

Israeli Soldiers Abduct Two Palestinians In Jerusalem, And One In Bethlehem

Israeli soldiers abducted, on Wednesday at dawn, two young Palestinian men from their homes in the al-‘Isawiya town, in occupied Jerusalem, and one Palestinian in Bethlehem. The soldiers abducted Ahmad Yousef Obeid and Waseem Dari, after invading their homes and searching them in al-‘Isawiya, and moved them to an interrogation […]

April 25, 2018 7:20 AM IMEMC News Bethlehem, Israeli attacks, Jerusalem, News Report, Qalqilia, West Bank 0
Soldiers cheer while shooting civilians (image from B'Tselem video)

Video: Soldiers Laugh and Cheer While Shooting at Palestinian Civilians

A new video released by the Israeli human rights group B’Tselem shows a group of Israeli soldiers laughing and cheering as they shoot at Palestinian villagers from Madama, in the northern part of the West Bank, as they try to remove a barrier placed by the Israeli military in the […]

April 25, 2018 5:39 AM IMEMC News & Agencies Human rights, Israeli attacks, Nablus, News Report 0

Due To Large Number Of Injuries, P.A Health Ministry Delays 4000 Scheduled Surgeries

The Palestinian Health Ministry in the Gaza Strip has announced delaying 4000 scheduled surgeries for patients in the coastal region due to the excessively high number of Palestinians who were shot by the Israeli army during the “Great March of Return Protests.” The Ministry said the patients who have scheduled […]

April 25, 2018 5:31 AM IMEMC News Beit Hanoun, Beit Lahia, Deir al-Balah, Gaza City, Gaza Strip, Human rights, Israeli attacks, Khan Younis, News Report 0

Updated: Army Injures Nineteen Palestinians In The Gaza Strip

The Palestinian Health Ministry has confirmed that Israeli soldiers injured, Tuesday, nineteen Palestinians in several parts of the Gaza Strip. It said the Palestinians were participating in the nonviolent “Great March of Return” which started on Palestinian Lad Day, on March 30, 2018. The Health Ministry said the soldiers shot […]

April 25, 2018 1:43 AM IMEMC News Gaza Strip, Israeli attacks, Jabalia, Khan Younis, News Report 0

Soldiers Detonate A Home Of A Detainee In Jenin

Dozens of Israeli soldiers, including military engineering corps, invaded at dawn Tuesday, the northern West Bank city of Jenin, and wired the family home of a Palestinian detainee, before detonating and turning it into rubble, in addition to causing damage to surrounding homes. Media sources in Jenin said the soldiers […]

April 24, 2018 10:40 AM IMEMC News Israeli attacks, Jenin, News Report, West Bank 0

Mainly Children, Army Abducts Nine Palestinians In Jerusalem

Israeli soldiers abducted, on Monday evening and on Tuesday at dawn, nine Palestinians, mainly children, from their homes in various parts of occupied East Jerusalem. The army also injured several Palestinians near Qalqilia. Media sources in Jerusalem said the soldiers invaded, on Tuesday at dawn, Silwan town, south of the […]

April 24, 2018 9:58 AM IMEMC News Israeli attacks, Jerusalem, News Report, West Bank 0

Israeli Soldiers Abduct Three Palestinians In Hebron And Qalqilia

Israeli soldiers abducted, Tuesday, two Palestinian teenagers in the southern West Bank governorate of Hebron, and a young man in ‘Azzoun town, east of Qalqilia, in northern West Bank. The Hebron office of the Palestinian Prisoners’ Society (PPS) said the soldiers abducted Yahia Sadeq Jahshan, 18, and Mohammad Issa Zama’ra, […]

April 24, 2018 9:03 AM IMEMC News Hebron, Israeli attacks, News Report, Qalqilia, West Bank 0

Israeli Soldiers Abduct Bethlehem University’s Dean Of Students

Update:The army released the Dean of Students,  in the afternoon hours of the day. Israeli soldiers abducted, on Tuesday at dawn, the Dean of Students of Bethlehem University from his home in the Saff Street, in the center of Bethlehem city. The Palestinian Prisoners’ Society (PPS) said the soldiers stormed […]

April 24, 2018 8:46 AM IMEMC News Bethlehem, Israeli attacks, News Report, West Bank 0

Israeli MK: Tamimi ‘Should Have Gotten Bullet, at Least in Knee’

Ahed Tamimi, Palestinian teenager famed for slapping an Israeli soldier on camera, should have been shot, at least in the knee, Deputy Knesset Speaker Bezalel Smotrich wrote on Twitter, Saturday. “In my opinion, she should have gotten a bullet, at least in the kneecap,” he wrote. “That would have put her […]

April 24, 2018 8:05 AM IMEMC News & Agencies Israel, Israeli Politics, News Report 0

Germany Not to Move Embassy to Jerusalem, says Merkel

German Chancellor Angela Merkel has issued a public statement assuring that the country will not relocate its embassy from Tel Aviv to Jerusalem. Her comments were made during an interview with Israeli TV on Sunday, maintaining Germany’s official rejection of a unilateral recognition of Jerusalem as the capital of Israel. […]

April 24, 2018 7:55 AM IMEMC News & Agencies International, International Politics, News Report 0

Administrative Detainees Boycott Courts for 68th Day

500 Palestinian detainees held in Israeli prisons under administrative detention (without charge or trial) are continuing their open-ended boycott of Israeli military courts for the 68th consecutive day.   The detainees staged the strike in protest of their illegal detention, as well as due to the increasing use of administrative […]

April 24, 2018 7:41 AM IMEMC News & Agencies Israel, News Report, Prisoners 0

West Bank Students Attacked by Israeli Forces

A number of students, on Monday, suffered from suffocation due to inhaling tear gas fired at them by Israeli forces, near their school in al-Lubban, to the north of Nablus in the West Bank, according to Ghassan Dughlas, who monitors settlements’ activities in the northern West Bank. He said that […]

April 24, 2018 7:15 AM IMEMC News & Agencies Israeli attacks, News Report, West Bank 0