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PACBI Releases Response to Pop-Kultur Festival’s Misleading Statement

The Palestinian Campaign for the Academic and Cultural Boycott of Israel (PACBI) has condemned Berlin’s Pop-Kultur festival for spreading “outrageous lies” about the Boycott, Divestment and Sanctions (BDS) movement for Palestinian rights, in a desperate attempt to divert attention from the group describes as shameful acceptance of Israel’s sponsorship and its resultant […]

August 19, 2017 6:43 PM IMEMC News & Agencies Boycott Movement, International, News Report, Non-violent action 0

19-year-old Israeli Extremist Released from Administrative Detention

Israeli authorities released a 19-year-old Israeli terrorist from administrative detention — an Israeli policy of imprisonment without charge or trial — on Friday, after he was detained in June for allegedly attacking Palestinian communities. The Hebrew language version of Haaretz reported that the Shin Bet, Israel’s internal security agency, released […]

August 19, 2017 6:34 PM IMEMC News & Agencies Israel, Israeli attacks, Israeli Settlement, News Report, Prisoners 0

Gaza Power Plant Up and Running Again as Siege Continues

The Natural Resources Authority in Gaza has announced that the second generator at the main power plant resumed its work on Thursday morning, after the resumption of pumping Egyptian fuel. The spokesperson of  the plant told Al Ray Palestinian Media Agency  that, “The recent perplexity over electricity distribution schedules was […]

August 19, 2017 5:58 PM IMEMC News & Agencies Gaza Siege, Gaza Strip, News Report, Palestinian Politics, Refugees/Immigration 0

Israel Withholds Secret List of BDS Supporters (VIDEO)

The Israeli government is compiling a list of BDS (Boycott, Divestment, Sanctions) activists who are not allowed to travel to Israel. Asa Winstanly of the Electronic Intifada talks about the effort to expose this secret list. TRNN transcript: SHARMINI PERIES: It’s The Real News Network. I’m Sharmini Peries coming to […]

August 19, 2017 5:42 PM IMEMC News & Agencies Boycott Movement, International, International Politics, News Report, Non-violent action 0

Updated: “Army Injures Three Palestinians, Abducts Three In Jenin”

Israeli soldiers invaded, on Saturday at dawn, Jenin refugee camp, in the northern West Bank governorate of Jenin, injured three Palestinians with live fire, abducted three others and summoned two siblings for interrogation. The soldiers also summoned several Palestinians from Bethlehem for interrogation. Media sources in Jenin said dozens of […]

August 19, 2017 10:52 AM IMEMC News Bethlehem, Israeli attacks, Jenin, News Report, West Bank 0

Settlers Assault Palestinian Bus Driver

Two Israeli settlers attacked, on Thursday, a Palestinian bus driver near the Bat Ayin settlement, in Gush Etzion settlement bloc, southwest of Bethlehem. Israel’s Channel 7  said, according to the PNN, that the settlers assaulted the Palestinian driver, sprayed him with pepper spray, beat him and tried to damage his […]

August 19, 2017 5:47 AM IMEMC News & Agencies Bethlehem, Israeli attacks, Israeli Settlement, News Report 0

Israeli Soldiers Abduct Two Palestinian Teenagers In Qalqilia

Israeli soldiers abducted, on Friday evening, two Palestinian teenagers at the northern entrance of Qalqilia, in the northern part of the occupied West Bank. Media sources in Qalqilia said the soldiers clashed with many Palestinian youngsters, who hurled stones and empty bottles at army jeeps invading the northern entrance area. […]

August 19, 2017 4:03 AM IMEMC News Israeli attacks, News Report, Qalqilia, West Bank 0

Israeli Colonists Hurl Stones At Palestinian Homes In Hebron

A group of fanatic Israeli colonists hurled stones, on Friday evening at several Palestinian homes adjacent to Keryat Arba’ illegal colony, north of the southern West Bank city of Hebron. Resident Jamal Es’eifan said the soldiers hurled stones at his home, in addition to the homes of Jamil Es’eifan, Abdul-Hai […]

August 19, 2017 3:28 AM IMEMC News Hebron, Israeli attacks, News Report, West Bank 0

Israeli Soldiers Attack The Weekly Protest In Bil’in

Israeli soldiers attacked, Friday, the weekly nonviolent protest against the Annexation Wall and colonies, in Bil’in village, west of the central West Bank city of Ramallah, causing some protesters to suffer the effects of teargas inhalation. The protest was held approximately by ten Palestinians, ten Israelis and fifteen international peace […]

August 19, 2017 2:58 AM IMEMC News Israeli attacks, News Report, Non-violent action, Ramallah, West Bank 0
Jabalia protest (image by Ma'an)

Palestinian shot by Israeli troops in Gaza during Friday protest

Local sources reported that an unidentified youth was shot in the chest and injured with live ammunition fired by Israeli forces at a protest march near the northern border wall. According to the sources, the injured youth was taken to the Indonesian Hospital in Beit Lahia, where his condition was […]

August 19, 2017 2:25 AM IMEMC News Gaza Strip, Israeli attacks, Jabalia, Khan Younis, News Report, Non-violent action, Rafah 0

Israeli Soldiers Abduct Three Palestinians In Jerusalem, Bethlehem And Ramallah

Israeli soldiers abducted, on Thursday at night and Friday at dawn, four Palestinians from Bethlehem, Ramallah and Jerusalem, in the occupied West Bank, and assaulted the mother and child brother of one of the abducted Palestinians. The Bethlehem office of the Palestinian Prisoners’ Society (PPS) said the soldiers invaded al-Atan […]

August 18, 2017 11:15 AM IMEMC News Bethlehem, Israeli attacks, Jerusalem, News Report, Ramallah, West Bank 0

PPS: “Israeli Soldiers Abduct Eighteen Palestinians In The West Bank”

The Palestinian Prisoners Society (PPS) has reported that Israeli soldiers have abducted, overnight and during the day Thursday, eighteen Palestinians from different parts of the occupied West Bank, during extensive and violent military searches of homes. The Ramallah office of the PPS said the soldiers have abducted seven Palestinians from […]

August 18, 2017 1:11 AM IMEMC News Bethlehem, Israeli attacks, Jenin, Jerusalem, News Report, Ramallah, Tulkarem, West Bank 0

Army Abducts Six Palestinians In Jerusalem, Ramallah And Bethlehem

Israeli soldiers invaded, on Thursday at dawn, the town of Silwan, in occupied East Jerusalem, Beiteen and Beit Rima villages, in Ramallah, in addition to Beit Sahour city, in Bethlehem governorate, and abducted six Palestinians. Several Israeli army vehicles invaded Silwan town, before the soldiers stormed and searched a few […]

August 17, 2017 10:09 AM IMEMC News Bethlehem, Israeli attacks, Jerusalem, News Report, Ramallah, West Bank 0

Israeli Soldiers Detonate A Palestinian Home Near Ramallah

Dozens of Israeli soldiers invaded, on Thursday at dawn, Deir Abu Mashal village, northwest of Ramallah, and detonated the family home of Adel Ankoush, who was killed along two other Palestinians, on June 16th 2017, after attacking Police officers with knives and guns, killing a border policewoman, identified as Hadas […]

August 17, 2017 9:47 AM IMEMC News Israeli attacks, News Report, Ramallah, West Bank 0

Abbas: Gaza to Face Further Cuts if Hamas Refuses PA “Reconciliation” Terms

Palestinian Authority (PA) President Mahmoud Abbas reiterated threats against the Hamas movement, the de facto ruling party in the besieged Gaza Strip, on Tuesday, threatening further repressive measures should Hamas not unconditionally abide by the PA’s demands to resolve the decade-long intra-Palestinian conflict. Numerous attempts have been made in the […]

August 17, 2017 4:33 AM IMEMC News & Agencies Gaza Siege, Gaza Strip, Internal Unrest, News Report, Palestinian Politics, Ramallah, West Bank 0