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India Scraps $500M Military Deal With Israel Amid Rising Popular Concern About India’s Complicity With Israeli Crimes

In anticipation of this deal to produce missile systems, Israeli arms manufacturer Rafael Advanced Defense Systems had entered into a joint venture with its in Indian partner. (Representative Image: Reuters) Yesterday, media reported that the Indian Ministry of Defense scrapped the $500M deal with Israeli arms manufacturer Rafael Advanced Defense Systems for […]

November 21, 2017 7:53 AM IMEMC News & Agencies Boycott Movement, International, Israeli Politics, News Report, Non-violent action 0

Save the Children: Rights of Children being ‘Eroded’ from the oPt

On the anniversary of Universal Children’s Day, international NGO Save the Children released a statement highlighting ongoing the rights violations of Palestinian children in the occupied territory, by Israel. Jennifer Moorehead, the country director of Save the Children in the occupied Palestinian territory (oPt) called for greater protection of schools […]

November 21, 2017 7:28 AM IMEMC News & Agencies Human rights, International, News Report, Refugees/Immigration 0

Israeli Soldiers Ransack Ramallah Jewelry Store, Steal Merchandise

Israeli forces raided central Ramallah on Monday, before dawn,  and broke into homes and shops, including a jewelry store from which the soldiers stole gold merchandise, according to Palestinian security sources and shop owners. They said a large force raided Ramallah, the de facto capital of the Palestinian Authority and […]

November 21, 2017 7:10 AM IMEMC News & Agencies Israeli attacks, News Report, Ramallah 0

Israeli Minster Confirms Secret Contacts with Saudi Arabia

Israel’s Energy Minister Yuval Steinitz: Middle East Monitor   Israel’s Energy Minister Yuval Steinitz revealed that the country maintains secret contacts within Saudi Arabia and many other Muslim and Arab countries, especially those with shared concerns from Iran. Steinitz, a member of Netanyahu’s security cabinet, did not characterize the contacts […]

November 21, 2017 6:41 AM IMEMC News & Agencies International, Israeli Politics, News Report 0

Soldiers Take Measurements Of Six Residential Buildings In Kafr ‘Aqab To Carry Out Demolition Orders

On Monday, dozens of Israeli soldiers, and border Police officers, in addition to engineers of the Jerusalem City Council, invaded Kafr ‘Aqab neighborhood, north of occupied East Jerusalem, and took measurements of six residential buildings in preparation for demolishing them. Ayman Romiyya, one of the residents of the neighborhood, said […]

November 20, 2017 3:31 PM IMEMC News Human rights, Israeli attacks, Jerusalem, News Report, West Bank 0

Family Of Youngest Detainee Appeals For His Release

The family of Waleed Riyad ad-Daly, 14, held by Israel in Ofer prison, voiced an appeal to various human rights and legal groups, calling for the release of their detained child, who was also injured in his arm when the soldiers abducted him along with two other children, in late […]

November 20, 2017 3:04 PM IMEMC News Human rights, Israeli attacks, News Report, Prisoners, Ramallah, West Bank 0

Army Abducts Five Palestinians, Including Three Children, In Jerusalem

Israeli soldiers abducted, on Monday at dawn, five Palestinians, including three children, from their homes in occupied East Jerusalem. The soldiers invaded al-‘Isawiya town, in the center of Jerusalem, searched homes and abducted two children, identified as Nader Mazen Moheisin and Zaki Sultan Obeid. The soldiers also abducted a child […]

November 20, 2017 11:25 AM IMEMC News Israeli attacks, Jerusalem, News Report, West Bank 0

Israeli Soldiers Abduct 21 Palestinians In The West Bank

Israeli soldiers abducted, on Monday at dawn, twenty-one Palestinians in several parts of the occupied West Bank, after the soldiers invaded and ransacked their homes, in addition to breaking into a jewelry store, causing serious damage, and illegally confiscating its belongings. Several army jeeps invaded the center of Ramallah city, […]

November 20, 2017 10:43 AM IMEMC News Hebron, Israeli attacks, Jenin, News Report, Qalqilia, Ramallah, West Bank 0

Israeli Soldiers Abduct Two Palestinians Near Jenin

Israeli soldiers abducted, on Sunday evening, two young Palestinian men from Ya’bad town, south of Jenin, in the northern part of the occupied West Bank. The soldiers installed a sudden military roadblock at the eastern entrance of the town, before stopping and searching dozens of cars, and interrogated many Palestinians […]

November 20, 2017 5:35 AM IMEMC News Israeli attacks, Jenin, News Report, West Bank 0

In Light of Forced Displacement Policy in Area “C”, Israeli Forces Issue military Orders to Evacuate Pope Mountain Bedouin Community, East of Occupied Jerusalem

The Palestinian Center for Human Rights (PCHR) condemns the Israeli Government’s decision to evacuate Palestinian Bedouin population from the Pope Mountain Community in al-Ezzariya village, east of occupied Jerusalem, for the interest of settlement projects in the area. At the time PCHR emphasizes the legal status of East Jerusalem as […]

November 19, 2017 3:31 PM PCHR Gaza Human rights, Israeli attacks, Israeli Settlement, Jerusalem, News Report, Refugees/Immigration, West Bank 0

Report: “Israeli Soldiers Killed 14 Palestinian Children This Year”

Marking the World Children’s Day (November 20th) the Palestinian Central Bureau of Statistics (PCBS) has reported that Israeli soldiers have killed 14 Palestinian children since the beginning of this year, while 300 children are still imprisoned by Israel. It said that, according to statements and official data by the Palestinian […]

November 19, 2017 11:47 AM IMEMC News Gaza City, Human rights, Israeli attacks, Jerusalem, News Report, Palestine, West Bank 0

Israeli Soldiers Abduct Eight Palestinians In The West Bank

Israeli soldiers abducted, earlier Sunday, eight young Palestinian men in the West Bank governorates of Hebron, Ramallah and Tulkarem. Media sources in Hebron, in the southern part of the occupied West Bank, said the soldiers stormed and ransacked homes in Beit Ummar town, north of the city, and abducted two […]

November 19, 2017 11:02 AM IMEMC News Hebron, Israeli attacks, News Report, Ramallah, Tulkarem, West Bank 0

UPDATE: Closure of Washington PLO Office Offical says Erekat (Video)

Saeb Erekat , secretary general of the Palestine Liberation Organization’s (PLO) Executive Committee, said on Saturday that “the US State Department notified us with an official letter that they cannot certify the continuance opening of the PLO office in Washington D.C. due to the fact that we are pursuing and […]

November 19, 2017 7:44 AM IMEMC News & Agencies International, International News, International Politics, Israeli Politics, News Report, Palestinian Politics 0

UN Official Calls on Israel to Stop Destroying Palestinian Property, Respect International Law

A Senior UN official called, on Friday, for the Israeli occupation to stop destroying Palestinian property and respect international law. The UN Coordinator for Humanitarian Aid and Development Activities for the occupied Palestinian territory, Robert Piper, today condemned the demolition and confiscation of donor-funded humanitarian assistance by the Israeli authorities in […]

November 19, 2017 6:59 AM IMEMC News & Agencies Human rights, International, International News, International Politics, News Report, Refugees/Immigration 0

Rafah Crossing Opens under PA’s Control

The Rafah crossing between Gaza and Egypt opened on Saturday, for the first time under the supervision of the Palestinian Authority (PA), which took control of the crossing on Wednesday, after 10 years of Hamas rule. Egypt decided to open the crossing for three days, starting Saturday, and for humanitarian […]

November 19, 2017 6:51 AM IMEMC News & Agencies International, News Report, Refugees/Immigration 0