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Young Man Suffers A Broken Arm; Many Suffer Effects Of Teargas Inhalation in Ni’lin

Israeli soldiers attacked, Friday, the weekly nonviolent protest against the Annexation Wall and colonies in Ni’lin village, near the central West Bank city of Ramallah, causing one Palestinian to suffer a fracture in his arm, and many others suffered the effects of teargas inhalation. The coordinator of the Popular Committee […]

July 29, 2016 11:58 PM IMEMC News Israeli attacks, News Report, Non-violent action, Ramallah, West Bank 0
Israeli flag flutters over view of Jewish settlement of Ofra...An Israeli flag flutters over the view of the West Bank Jewish settlement of Ofra near the unauthorized outpost of Amona January 12, 2006. REUTERS/Laszlo Balogh

US Department of State: Israeli Settlement Policy “Provocative”

The US State Department strongly condemned, in a statement issued on Wednesday, Israel’s continued settlement expansion in occupied Jerusalem. State Department Spokesman John Kirby said, in the statement, that the United States was “deeply concerned” by reports of the Israeli government opening tenders for 323 additional units in several Israeli […]

July 29, 2016 9:55 PM IMEMC News & Agencies International Politics, Israeli Settlement, Jerusalem, News Report 0
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Army Kidnaps Four Palestinians In Hebron And Nablus

Israeli soldiers kidnapped, on Friday morning, four Palestinians after stopping them at military roadblocks, in the West Bank districts of Hebron and Nablus. On Thursday evening, the soldiers kidnapped a guard of the Al-Aqsa Mosque in Jerusalem. The Palestinian Prisoners Society (PPS) has reported that Israeli soldiers, stationed at the […]

July 29, 2016 3:26 PM IMEMC News Hebron, Israeli attacks, Jerusalem, Nablus, News Report, West Bank 0
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PCHR Weekly Report: One Palestinian killed, 10 wounded by Israeli forces this week

In its Weekly Report On Israeli Human Rights Violations in the Occupied Palestinian Territories for the week of 21– 27 July 2016, the Palestinian Center for Human Rights (PCHR) found that Israeli forces continued systematic crimes in the Occupied Palestinian Territories. A Palestinian was killed in Hebron. 10 Palestinian civilians […]

July 29, 2016 11:55 AM IMEMC News Human rights, News Report, Palestine 0
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B’Tselem: 740 Civilians, Including Minors, Left Homeless by Israeli State

From January to June of 2016, Israeli authorities have reportedly demolished 168 dwellings in Palestinian communities across the occupied West Bank, leaving 740 people, including 384 minors, homeless, a report by B’Tselem has revealed, according to the Palestine News Network (PNN). B’Tselem’s figures show that this six-month period alone saw more demolitions […]

July 28, 2016 10:12 PM IMEMC News & Agencies News Report 0
Jamal Al-Khodari, Head of the Popular Committee Against the Siege.

9 Footballers Banned from Traveling to Occupied West Bank

Jamal Al-Khodari, Head of the Popular Committee Against the Siege, has condemned an Israeli decision to prevent nine footballers from Gaza to cross into the West Bank to participate in a football competition. “The Israeli occupation insisted to continue its siege against the Gaza Strip and its people. It targeted […]

July 28, 2016 9:50 PM IMEMC News & Agencies Gaza Siege, Gaza Strip, International, News Report, Refugees/Immigration 0
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New Tenders Released for Over 300 Settlement Units in Jerusalem

The Israel land authority, on Wednesday, released tenders for the construction of 323 housing units in occupied Jerusalem. According to the new plan, 130 housing units will be built in the Har Homa settlement on  Abu Gneim Mount, east of Bethlehem, 89 others in Gilo settlement, to the south of Jerusalem, […]

July 28, 2016 9:40 PM IMEMC News & Agencies Israeli Settlement, Jerusalem, News Report 0
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Arab Summit in Mauritania: PFLP Stresses “No Confidence”

nsnbc : In response to the final statement of the 27th Arab Summit, in the Mauritanian capital Nouakchott, the Popular Front for the Liberation of Palestine (PFLP) stressed that it has no confidence in what it describes as a carbon copy of the resolutions of the Arab summits, in recent […]

July 28, 2016 9:16 PM IMEMC News & Agencies Arab World, International, News Report, Palestine, Palestinian Politics, Peace process 0
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Israeli Army Kidnaps Four Palestinians In Jerusalem

Israeli soldiers invaded, late at night and on Thursday at dawn, several areas in occupied Jerusalem, searched many homes and kidnapped four young Palestinian men. The Wadi Hilweh Information Center in Silwan (Silwanic) has reported that several military vehicles invaded Shu’fat refugee camp, before the soldiers stormed and searched a […]

July 28, 2016 12:59 PM IMEMC News Israeli attacks, Jerusalem, News Report, West Bank 0
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Israeli Navy Attacks Palestinian Boats, Kidnaps Seven Fishers, In Gaza Waters

Israeli navy ships attacked, on Thursday morning, several Palestinian fishing boats in the Sudaniyya Sea area, northwest of Gaza city, kidnapped seven fishers and confiscated their boats. The WAFA News Agency quoted a fisher stating that the navy boats attacked them from several directions, and fired many rounds of live […]

July 28, 2016 10:52 AM IMEMC News Gaza Siege, Gaza Strip, Israeli attacks, News Report 0
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Army Kidnaps Four Palestinians, Injures Three Others, In Bethlehem

Dozens of Israeli soldiers invaded, on Thursday at dawn, the Deheishe refugee camp, south of the West Bank city of Bethlehem, searched and ransacked many homes before kidnapping four Palestinians. The soldiers also shot and injured at least three Palestinians in the camp. The soldiers surrounded the refugee camp before […]

July 28, 2016 10:18 AM IMEMC News Bethlehem, Israeli attacks, News Report, West Bank 0
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Israeli Soldiers Kidnap Seven Palestinians In Nablus

Dozens of Israeli soldiers invaded, on Thursday at dawn, the northern West Bank city of Nablus, and conducted extensive searches of homes before kidnapping seven Palestinians. Nablus TV has reported that clashes took place in the Eastern Area of Nablus city, after several Israeli military vehicles invaded it, especially in […]

July 28, 2016 9:41 AM IMEMC News Israeli attacks, Nablus, News Report, West Bank 0