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Feminist Israelis attacked by right-wing Israelis; Police fail to respond because ā€˜attackers arenā€™t Arabsā€™

A group of Israeli Jewish feminists called the ā€˜Women of the Wallā€™ held their monthly prayer service at the ā€˜Western Wallā€™ in Jerusalem on Friday, and were assaulted by a group of right-wing religious Jewish zealots who threw stones at the women, beat them, and burned their prayer books. The […]

July 16, 2018 2:07 AM Celine Hagbard Holy sites, Israeli Politics, Israeli Settlement, Jerusalem, News Report 0
Kite flying in Gaza (image from Twitter)

Israeli warplane drops bombs in northern Gaza, injuring two Palestinians

Israeli forces carried out airstrikes in northern Gaza on Sunday, a day after a ā€˜ceasefireā€™ was declared between Israel and the Palestinian Authority governed by Hamas in the Gaza Strip. The airstrikes targeted a group of Palestinians who were making kites in an open area in northern Gaza. According to […]

July 16, 2018 1:37 AM Celine Hagbard Gaza Strip, Human rights, Israeli attacks, News Report 0

Israeli Legislators to Vote on Nation-State Basic Law That Would Enshrine Apartheid & Jewish Supremacy

Adalah: Proposed new Basic Law establishes a colonial regime and constitutionally anchors state discrimination against Palestinian citizens. The Israeli Knesset is expected to vote in the coming days on the proposedĀ Basic Law:Ā Israel – The Nation State of the Jewish PeopleĀ that would constitutionally enshrine the identity of the State of Israel […]

July 15, 2018 9:05 PM IMEMC News & Agencies Human rights, Israeli Politics, Israeli Settlement, News Report, Palestine, Refugees/Immigration 0

IPS Torturing Children in Interrogation Centers

photo: Jerusalemite boy Muhi Majed Al-Rishq, detained in Israeli jails. With bruises in the face, hands and back and blood congestion in the hands of Jerusalemite boy Muhi Majed Al-Rishq, it is clear that he has been subjected to assault in the interrogation room, at the police station in the […]

July 15, 2018 8:25 PM IMEMC News & Agencies Human interest, Human rights, Israeli attacks, Israeli Politics, Jerusalem, News Report, Palestine, Prisoners 0

Settlers Prevent Shepherds from Feeding Livestock in Jordan Valley

Illegal Israeli settlers, on Sunday, chased Palestinian shepherds out pasture areas near the village of Khallet Makahoul, in the northernĀ  Jordan Valley, preventing them from grazing their livestock, said a local activist. Aref Daraghmeh, who monitors settlement activities in the Jordan Valley, said that settlers chased the shepherds and prevented […]

July 15, 2018 7:54 PM IMEMC News & Agencies Israeli attacks, Israeli Settlement, Jordan Valley, News Report 0

MADA: 62 Violations against Palestinian Media Freedoms in June

Photo:Ā Journalist Madeline Al-Aqraa after she was wounded in the field, in the town of Khuza’a, east of Khan Younis. The attacks against media freedoms in Palestine continued to rise during June of 2018, and have experienced a new upsurge. Totalling 62 attacks, they reflect an increase of five cases, as […]

July 15, 2018 7:41 PM IMEMC News & Agencies Gaza Siege, Human rights, International News, International Politics, Israeli attacks, News Report, Palestine, Palestinian attacks 0

Israeli Missile Injures Three Palestinians In Northern Gaza

The Israeli army fired a missile, Sunday, at Palestinians in the Hay Al-Tuffah area, northern Gaza Strip, moderately wounding at least three. Israeli military and political leaders threaten a large-scale offensive; Hamas leadership says, ā€œthe Palestinians in Gaza will remain steadfast.ā€ Media sources in Gaza said the missile was fired […]

July 15, 2018 3:48 PM IMEMC News Beit Hanoun, Beit Lahia, Gaza City, Gaza Strip, Israeli attacks, Khan Younis, News Report, Refugees/Immigration 0

Two Detainees Suspend Hunger Strike; Three Others Continue

Luay Akka, a lawyer with the Palestinian Detaineesā€™ Committee, stated Sunday that two detainees have suspended their hunger strikes after reaching agreements with the Israeli Prison Authority, ending their arbitrary Administrative Detention, holding them captive without charges or trial, while three others continue their strike, demanding their freedom. Akka said […]

July 15, 2018 1:26 PM IMEMC News Bethlehem, Hebron, Human rights, News Report, Palestine, Prisoners, West Bank 0

Israeli Soldiers Install Iron Gates To Isolate Al-Khan Al-Ahmar

Israeli soldiers installed, Sunday, two additional iron gates blocking the entrances of al-Khan al-Ahmar Palestinian Bedouin community, east of occupied Jerusalem, in the West Bank. The soldiers installed the two iron gates to block entry to the community, which is illegally stalled for demolition by the army, to serve Israelā€™s […]

July 15, 2018 12:41 PM IMEMC News Human rights, Israeli attacks, Israeli Settlement, Jerusalem, News Report, Refugees/Immigration, West Bank 0

Army Shoots Nine Palestinians, Abducts Seven, Near Ramallah

Dozens of Israeli soldiers invaded, on Sunday morning, the al-Jalazoun refugee camp, north of the central West Bank city of Ramallah, shot nine Palestinians, and abducted seven others. Media sources said the soldiers invaded and ransacked several homes in the refugee camp, and occupied their rooftop. They added that local […]

July 15, 2018 12:04 PM IMEMC News Israeli attacks, News Report, Ramallah, West Bank 0

Undercover Israeli Soldiers Kidnap A Palestinian In Hebron

Israeli soldiers kidnapped, on Sunday at dawn, a young Palestinian man at a gas station in Hebron city, in the southern part of the occupied West Bank. Media sources in Hebron said the undercover officers invaded a gas station in Ras al-Joura area, in Hebron city, and kidnapped Malek al-Jaā€™bari, […]

July 15, 2018 11:29 AM IMEMC News Hebron, Israeli attacks, News Report, West Bank 0

Father And His Child Killed In An Accidental Explosion In Gaza

The Palestinian Health Ministry has reported that a father and his child, were killed and another Palestinian was injured, in what is described as an accidental explosion, in Gaza city. The Health Ministry said the Palestinian, Ahmad Mansour Hassan, 35, and his son Luā€™ay, 13, were killed, and their bodies […]

July 15, 2018 10:58 AM IMEMC News Gaza City, Gaza Strip, Miscellaneous, News Report 0

Israeli Air Strikes Kill Two Children, Injure 25 Palestinians, In Gaza

The Israeli Airforce carried out, on Saturday evening, several airstrikes targeting Gaza, killing two children and wounding at least twenty-five Palestinians in Gaza city, when the missiles struck aĀ  building next to a public green park, filled with people. The Health Ministry in Gaza said the Israeli missiles killed Amir […]

July 15, 2018 12:56 AM IMEMC News Beit Hanoun, Beit Lahia, Gaza City, Gaza Strip, Israeli attacks, Khan Younis, News Report 0

Israeli Military Releases Objector to the Occupation after 100 Days in Prison

Ayelet Brachfeld. Photo credit: Messarvot. POSTED BY:Ā MAKIĀ JULY 13, 2018 Ayelet Brachfeld refused to be conscripted into compulsory Israeli military service due to her opposition to the occupation of the Palestinian territories. The Israeli military released from prison on Tuesday, July 3, 2018, occupation objector Ayelet Brachfeld after incarcerating her for […]

July 14, 2018 8:07 PM Alternative Information Center Israel, News Report, Non-violent action, Prisoners 0

Abbas Discusses Latest Developments with Putin

PA President Mahmoud Abbas met, on Saturday, with Russian President Vladimir Putin at the Kremlin, in Moscow, where they discussed the latest developments in Palestine, particularly Israelā€™s plan to demolish Khan al-Ahmar community near Jerusalem. They also discussed issues of mutual concern for Russia and Palestine, and praised the historical […]

July 14, 2018 8:02 PM IMEMC News & Agencies International, International Politics, News Report, Palestinian Politics 0