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VIDEO: Israeli Soldiers Harass and Assault West Bank Palestinian Girls

Israeli forces were recently caught harassing and assaulting Palestinian girls as they were watching clashes between children and Israeli soldiers in the occupied West Bank. Israeli human rights group B’Tselem published a video, last week, showing the Israeli occupation soldiers also trying to kidnap one of the Palestinian girls. B’Tselem said, […]

March 26, 2017 11:00 PM IMEMC News & Agencies Internal Unrest, Israeli attacks, News Report, West Bank 0

Israeli Military Drills Begin in West Bank, Jordan Valley Families Ordered to Leave

Israeli occupation forces, on Sunday, started military drills in several areas of the occupied West Bank, according to the Israeli newspaper Israel Hayom. The drills are set to last until Thursday. WAFA correspondence reports that, according to the newspaper, an Israeli forces spokesperson said the drills are already planned for, […]

March 26, 2017 10:47 PM IMEMC News & Agencies Jordan Valley, News Report, West Bank 0

Activists Demonstrate against AIPAC Conference in West Bank and US

The National Campaign to Lift the Closure of Hebron organized a protest in the southern occupied West Bank city, on Sunday, to denounce the policies of the American Israel Public Affairs Committee (AIPAC), as the lobby held its annual policy conference in the United States. Protesters held Palestinian flags and […]

March 26, 2017 10:33 PM IMEMC News & Agencies Human rights, International, International Politics, News Report, Non-violent action, Refugees/Immigration 0

Palestinian Detainees to Begin Hunger Strike April 17

Palestinian Legislative Council MP and member of Fateh’s Central Committee, detainee Marwan al-Barghouti, has announced the intention of fellow Palestinian detainees and Fateh captives, held in Israeli jails, to start a hunger strike on Palestinian Prisoner’s Day, April 17. In a statement published on Saturday, Barghouti said that the hunger strike […]

March 26, 2017 10:07 PM IMEMC News & Agencies Human rights, Israel, News Report, Prisoners 0

Israeli Soldiers Abduct A Palestinian In Hebron

Israeli soldiers abducted, earlier Sunday, a Palestinian man from Taffouh village, west of the southern West Bank district of Hebron, and confiscated a small surveillance drone. Army opens fire on farmers, fishermen, in Gaza. Media sources in Hebron said the soldiers invaded the home of Rif’at Sarhan at-Tarda, violently searched […]

March 26, 2017 11:07 AM IMEMC News Hebron, Israeli attacks, Khan Younis, News Report, West Bank 0

Israeli Soldiers Abduct Six Young Palestinian men In Bethlehem And Jenin

Israeli soldiers invaded, on Sunday at dawn, the villages of Husan, west of Bethlehem, and al-Jalama, northeast of the northern West Bank city of Jenin, searched many homes and abducted six young men. Media sources in Bethlehem said the soldiers abducted Mohammad Ma’moun Za’oul, 21, Mohammad Mo’men Za’oul, 20, and […]

March 26, 2017 8:59 AM IMEMC News Bethlehem, Israeli attacks, Jenin, News Report, West Bank 0

Israeli Soldiers Install Surveillance Cameras In West Bank Villages

Israeli soldiers and military engineers installed, Saturday, several surveillance cameras in, and near, villages in the occupied West Bank, in order, according to a military statement, to use them in uncovering and attempting to prevent Palestinian attacks against the soldiers and settlers. The soldiers installed several cameras on a main […]

March 26, 2017 3:38 AM IMEMC News Bethlehem, Israeli attacks, Nablus, News Report, Salfit, West Bank 0

Clashes between Palestinians and Israeli Forces in Beit Ummar

A number of Palestinians were injured on Saturday, during clashes which broke out with Israeli occupation forces in the town of Beit Ummar, north of Hebron in the occupied West Bank, according to local sources. Mohammad Awad, a local activist, told WAFA that soldiers raided and ransacked a house and a […]

March 25, 2017 7:04 PM IMEMC News & Agencies Hebron, Internal Unrest, Israeli attacks, News Report 0

Permit for Annual March of Return Rejected by Israeli Police

Israeli police have refused to grant a permit for the annual March of Return, this year, organized by Palestinians to commemorate the Nakba, or “catastrophe,” alongside Israeli Independence Day, Israeli media has reported. According to Haaretz, Israeli police claimed that the event was refused due to inability to provide police […]

March 25, 2017 6:57 PM IMEMC News & Agencies News Report, Non-violent action, Palestine, Refugees/Immigration 0

UN Special Coordinator: All Israeli Settlement Activities Are Illegal

On Saturday, UN Special Coordinator for the Middle East Peace Process, Nikolay Mladenov, expressed that the United Nations’ view on Israeli settlements activities is that they are, in fact, illegal and the growing number of settlements is concerning. During a briefing, Mladenov said, according to the PNN, that the continued breach […]

March 25, 2017 6:43 PM IMEMC News & Agencies International, International Politics, Israeli Settlement, News Report 0

Israeli Soldiers Injure Twelve Palestinians Near Ramallah

Israeli soldiers shot and injured, on Friday evening, twelve Palestinians, including five with live fire, and caused dozens to suffer the severe effects of teargas inhalation, after the army attacked nonviolent protesters, marching against the new Israeli decision build a settlement on Palestinian lands, east of Ramallah, in the occupied […]

March 25, 2017 7:47 AM IMEMC News Israeli attacks, Israeli Settlement, News Report, Non-violent action, Ramallah, West Bank 0

Bil’in Weekly Protest Denounces Death Of Teen Killed By Israeli Soldiers

Dozens of Palestinians, accompanied by Israeli and international peace activists, conducted Friday the weekly nonviolent procession in Bil’in village, in the central West Bank district of Ramallah, against the Israeli Annexation Wall and colonies, and condemning the death of a Palestinian teen, who was killed by the Israeli army near […]

March 25, 2017 5:43 AM IMEMC News Israeli Settlement, News Report, Non-violent action, Ramallah, The Wall, West Bank 0

Many Palestinians Suffer Effects Of Teargas Inhalation In Kufur Qaddoum

Israeli soldiers attacked, on Friday afternoon, the weekly nonviolent protest in Kufur Qaddoum town, in the northern West Bank district of Qalqilia, and fired many gas bombs, and rubber-coated steel bullets, causing at least ten protesters to suffer the effects if teargas inhalation. Morad Eshteiwy, the media coordinator of the […]

March 25, 2017 5:08 AM IMEMC News Israeli attacks, Israeli Settlement, News Report, Non-violent action, Qalqilia, The Wall, West Bank 0

Hamas Commander Assassinated in Gaza

Unknown gunmen assassinated, on Friday evening, a commander of al-Qassam Brigades and ex-detainee in Israeli jails, Mazen al-Fuqaha. According Hamas Interior Ministry in Gaza spokesman, Iyad al-Bezem, policemen found the body of Fuqaha with four bullets in his head. An inquiry has been opened into the incident, he said. A statement by the […]

March 25, 2017 12:52 AM IMEMC News & Agencies Gaza City, Gaza Strip, Internal Unrest, News Report, Palestinian Politics 0

Gaza Fishermen Reported Injured Following Israeli Detention

Two fishermen who were detained by Israeli forces, on Thursday, were reported injured on Friday, and were subsequently being treated in Israeli hospitals. Zakariya Bakir, the head of the fishermen committee, said that the detained fishermen, identified as Rajab Abu Mayala and Khader al-Saadi, were injured during their detentions, one […]

March 25, 2017 12:24 AM IMEMC News & Agencies Gaza Siege, Gaza Strip, Israeli attacks, News Report, Refugees/Immigration, Truce 0