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Under New Law, 12 Palestinians Stand to Lose Jerusalem Residency

Israeli authorities are considering stripping 12 Palestinians of their permanent residency status in occupied East Jerusalem, in what would reportedly be the first use of recently adopted legislation. According to Haaretz, Interior Minister Arye Dery is weighing up the move in light of a law which passed two weeks ago, […]

March 21, 2018 8:25 PM IMEMC News & Agencies Israeli Politics, Jerusalem, News Report, Refugees/Immigration 0
Elor Azaria and his mother (image from Pinterest)

Sentence of Israeli Soldier who Executed Palestinian Reduced to Nine Months

Elor Azaria, the Israeli soldier convicted of shooting and killing a Palestinian in the head while the Palestinian was lying on the ground wounded, had his sentence reduced to nine months by an Israeli judge this week. Last February, Azaria was sentenced to eighteen months for the 2016 killing, which […]

March 21, 2018 9:57 AM IMEMC News Hebron, Human rights, Israeli Politics, News Report, Prisoners 0

Israeli Soldiers Abduct 27 Palestinians In The West Bank

Israeli soldiers abducted, on Wednesday at dawn, 27 Palestinians from their homes in several parts of the occupied West Bank, including 20 in Shu’fat refugee camp, east of occupied Jerusalem. The soldiers invaded and violently searched dozens of homes and interrogated many Palestinians before abducting the 27 young men. The […]

March 21, 2018 8:31 AM IMEMC News Bethlehem, Hebron, Israeli attacks, Jerusalem, News Report, West Bank 0

Netanyahu and Family to be Investigated in Corruption Case

Israeli media predicts that Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu is to be investigated, along with his wife and eldest son Yair, over Corruption Case 4000. The investigations over Case 4000 revolve around facilitations offered by Netanyahu to the businessman Shaul Elovitch, the owner of the news site Wallah, in return for favorable media […]

March 20, 2018 7:45 PM IMEMC News & Agencies Israel, Israeli Politics, News Report 0

International Stakeholders Pledge 80% of Gaza Desalination Project Costs

International stakeholders at Pledging Conference for the Desalination Facility Project in the Gaza Strip, which convened at the European Parliament headquarters in Brussels on Tuesday, pledged a total of €456 million out of the €562.3 million required (80% of the total cost), according to a European Union press release. The […]

March 20, 2018 7:36 PM IMEMC News & Agencies Gaza Strip, International, International Politics, News Report, Refugees/Immigration 0

Abbas on U.S. Ambassador David Friedman: ‘Son of a Dog, Settler’

PA President Mahmoud Abbas attacked U.S. Ambassador to Israel David Friedman on Monday, calling him a “son of a dog ” for saying that Jewish settlements in the West Bank are a part of Israel. “Son of a dog. They [the settlers] are building on their land? You are a settler […]

March 20, 2018 7:31 PM IMEMC News & Agencies International, International Politics, News Report, Ramallah 0

Second Arrest in 3 Days, PCHR Denounces Arrest of Patient’s Companion by the Israeli Forces at Beit Hanoun Crossing

The Palestinian Center for Human Rights (PCHR) strongly condemns that Israeli forces stationed at Beit Hanoun “Erez” Crossing continued to apply the policy of arresting patients and their companions when traveling for treatment in the Israeli or Palestinian hospitals in the West Bank and occupied Jerusalem. The latest was arrest […]

March 20, 2018 4:51 PM PCHR Gaza Beit Hanoun, Gaza City, Gaza Siege, Gaza Strip, Human rights, News Report 0

Army Conducts Life Fire Training In Palestinian Village South Of Nablus

Israeli soldiers continued, for the second day, live fire military training in Khirbat at-Tawil Palestinian village, south of Nablus, in northern West Bank. The training started on Monday evening, after the soldiers invaded Palestinian lands, installed military tents, before and initiating live fire training maneuvers. Yousef Deeriyya, a member of […]

March 20, 2018 2:16 PM IMEMC News Human rights, Israeli attacks, Nablus, News Report, West Bank 0

Israeli Colonizers Injure Schoolchildren Near Hebron

Israeli colonizers attacked and injured, Tuesday, several Palestinian schoolchildren, while heading to school in the Tiwana village, in Yatta town, south of Hebron, in the southern part pf the occupied West Bank. Rateb Jabour, the coordinator of the Popular Committee against the Annexation Wall and Colonies in southern Hebron, said […]

March 20, 2018 1:14 PM IMEMC News Hebron, Israeli attacks, Israeli Settlement, News Report, West Bank 0

Israeli Colonizers Cut 30 Olive Trees Near Bethlehem

Several extremist Israel colonizers invaded, earlier Tuesday, a Palestinian olive orchard in the al-Jab’a village, southwest of Bethlehem, cut at least thirty olive trees, and took them away. Hasan Breijiyya, the coordinator of the Popular Committee against the Annexation Wall and Colonies, said the Israeli assailants came from Bayt ‘Ayin […]

March 20, 2018 12:48 PM IMEMC News Bethlehem, Israeli attacks, Israeli Settlement, News Report, West Bank 0

PPS: “Israeli soldiers Abduct Fifteen Palestinians In The West Bank”

Israeli soldiers abducted, overnight and at dawn Tuesday, fifteen Palestinians from their homes, in several parts of the occupied West Bank, including seven in occupied Jerusalem. The PPP said dozens of soldiers invaded the ar-Ram town, in Jerusalem, searched many homes and abducted Mohammad Yousef Ghazawna, Mohannad Ramadan Ghazawna, Odah […]

March 20, 2018 12:11 PM IMEMC News Bethlehem, Israeli attacks, Jenin, Jericho, Jerusalem, Nablus, News Report, Ramallah, Tubas, West Bank 0

Israeli Soldiers Fire At Farmers, Invades Lands, In The Gaza Strip

Israeli soldiers fired, on Tuesday morning, many live rounds at Palestinian farmers, east of Khan Younis, in the southern part of the Gaza Strip, and invaded farmlands in the area, in addition Beit Hanoun, to the northern part of the coastal region. Eyewitnesses said the soldiers, driving an armored military […]

March 20, 2018 11:19 AM IMEMC News Beit Hanoun, Gaza Siege, Gaza Strip, Israeli attacks, Khan Younis, News Report 0

Army Injures Many Students Near Nablus

Israeli soldiers fired, on Tuesday morning, several gas bombs at schoolchildren, heading to their schools, in the al-Lubban ash-Sharqiya village, south of the northern West Bank city of Nablus. The children were walking to their schools by the main Nablus-Ramallah road, before the soldiers started firing gas bombs, concussion grenades […]

March 20, 2018 10:37 AM IMEMC News Israeli attacks, Nablus, News Report, West Bank 0

Soldiers Abduct Two Palestinians In Nablus, Take Measurements Of Homes Near Hebron

Israeli soldiers abducted, on Tuesday at dawn, one Palestinian from Balata refugee camp, east of the northern West Bank city of Nablus, in addition to abducting a man, on Monday at night, at Za’tara military roadblock, south of the city. The army also took measurements of homes in Beit Ummar, […]

March 20, 2018 9:28 AM IMEMC News Hebron, Israeli attacks, Nablus, News Report, West Bank 0

Israeli Soldiers Abduct Senior Islamic Jihad Political Leader In Jenin

Israeli soldiers abducted, on Monday evening a senior political leader of the Islamic Jihad Movement in Palestine, after surrounding homes belonging to his relatives, in the al-Jabriyyat neighborhood, in Jenin refugee camp, in the northern West Bank city of Jenin. Media sources in Jenin said undercover Israeli soldiers infiltrated into […]

March 20, 2018 8:56 AM IMEMC News Israeli attacks, Jenin, News Report, Prisoners, West Bank 0