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Israeli Navy Injures A Fisherman In Northern Gaza

Israeli navy ships opened fired, on Thursday evening, on Palestinian fishing boats, in the northern part of the Gaza Strip, wounding one fisherman with a live round. Eyewitnesses said the navy fired many live rounds at Palestinian fishing boats in the al-Waha area, in the Sudaniyya Sea shore, northwest of […]

October 20, 2017 1:50 AM IMEMC News Beit Lahia, Gaza Siege, Gaza Strip, Israeli attacks, News Report 0

Israeli Naval Forces Destroy and Drown Palestinian Fishing Boat off Beit Lahia Shore

PCHR – 18 October 2017: Israeli gunboats fired shells at a Palestinian fishing boat sailing within 2.5 nautical miles.  As a result, the boat was destroyed and drowned in the Sea. The Palestinian Center for Human Rights (PCHR) monitored that Israeli forces have escalated their attacks against Palestinian fishermen despite […]

October 19, 2017 3:57 PM PCHR Gaza Beit Lahia, Gaza Siege, Gaza Strip, Internal Unrest, Israeli attacks, News Report 0

Israeli Soldiers Abduct Seven Palestinians In The West Bank

The Palestinian Prisoners’ Society (PPS) has reported that Israeli soldiers have abducted, on Thursday at dawn, seven Palestinians in the West Bank governorates of Ramallah, Nablus and Jericho, in the occupied West Bank. The PPS stated that the soldiers invaded and searched homes in Ramallah an al-Biereh governorate, abducted Mohammad […]

October 19, 2017 12:41 PM IMEMC News Bethlehem, Hebron, Israeli attacks, Nablus, News Report, Qalqilia, Ramallah, West Bank 0

Health Minister Denounces Israeli Invasion Into Qalqilia Hospital

The Palestinian Health Minister, Dr. Jawad Awwad, issued a statement denouncing the Thursday morning Israeli military invasion, and the firing of gas bombs, in the yards of Darwish Nazzal hospital, in Qalqilia, in northern West Bank. The statement came after the soldiers invaded the yards of the hospital, and fired […]

October 19, 2017 10:49 AM IMEMC News Israeli attacks, News Report, Qalqilia, West Bank 0

PPP: “Israeli Invasions And Closures Of Media Outlets Are State-Sponsored Terrorism”

The leftist Palestinian People’s Party (PPP) issued a statement, Wednesday, strongly denouncing the Israeli military invasions into various Palestinian media outlets, violent searches and the orders to shut them down, and described them as “state-sponsored terrorism.” In its statement, the PPP said that the outrageous and violent invasions into the […]

October 19, 2017 10:14 AM IMEMC News Hebron, Human rights, Israeli attacks, Nablus, News Report, Palestine, Ramallah, West Bank 0

Army Invades Homes, Confiscates A Car, In Bethlehem

Dozens of Israeli soldiers invaded, on Thursday at dawn, the Deheishe refugee camp, south of the West Bank city of Bethlehem, searched homes and confiscated a car owned by a wife of a political prisoner. Media sources in Bethlehem said the soldiers confiscated a car owned by the wife of […]

October 19, 2017 9:49 AM IMEMC News Bethlehem, Israeli attacks, News Report, West Bank 0

Israeli Soldiers Abduct Two Palestinians In Southern Gaza

Israeli soldiers abducted, Thursday, two young men in Palestinian lands, close to the border fence, east of Khan Younis, in the southern part of the Gaza Strip, and fired many live rounds into the area. The soldiers, stationed on military towers and tanks close to the fence, fired many live […]

October 19, 2017 9:01 AM IMEMC News Gaza Strip, Israeli attacks, Khan Younis, News Report 0

Many Palestinians Suffer The Effects Of Teargas Inhalation Near Hebron

Israeli soldiers invaded, on Wednesday evening, Beit Ummar town, north of the southern West Bank city of Hebron, and fired many gas bombs and concussion grenades at homes, and several youngsters, who hurled stones at the advancing army jeeps, causing many Palestinians to suffer the severe effects of teargas inhalation. […]

October 19, 2017 8:15 AM IMEMC News Hebron, Israeli attacks, News Report, West Bank 0

Over 2,000 Settlement Housing Units Advanced in One Week

A bulldozer is seen next to a new housing construction site in the Israeli settlement of Har Homa (background) in east Jerusalem on March 19, 2014 (AFP/Ahmad Gharabli, File) The Israeli Civil Administration’s High Planning Committee convened, on Tuesday and Thursday, and advanced plans for 2,615 housing units in illegal […]

October 19, 2017 6:22 AM IMEMC News & Agencies Human rights, Israeli Settlement, News Report, West Bank 0

Palestinian Building Demolished in East Jerusalem

Israeli forces demolished a Palestinian building in the occupied East Jerusalem neighbourhood of Beit Hanina, on Wednesday morning, WAFA reported. Crews from the Jewish municipality of Jerusalem, accompanied by police escorts, raided the neighbourhood and destroyed the building under the pretext that it was built without a permit. The UN […]

October 19, 2017 6:13 AM IMEMC News & Agencies Jerusalem, News Report, Palestinian Politics, Refugees/Immigration 0

Boycott Movement: Arab Delegations Withdraw from International Festival

The Boycott, Divestment, Sanctions (BDS) movement has welcomed the Palestinian student delegation and other Arab delegations’ withdrawal from the World Festival of Youths and Students, held in the Russian city of Sochi, due to the participation of Israeli delegations. “We appreciated the principled stand taken by the Arab youths rejecting […]

October 19, 2017 6:02 AM IMEMC News & Agencies Arab World, Boycott Movement, News Report, Non-violent action 0

Army Abducts Seven Palestinians In Jenin

Israeli soldiers invaded, on Wednesday at dawn, the towns of Jaba’, Qabatia, and Zababda, south of the northern West Bank city of Jenin, searched many homes and abducted seven Palestinians. The Jenin office of the Palestinian Prisoners’ Society (PPS) said the soldiers abducted Lutfi Taher Malaysha, 28, Khattab Mohammad Ghannam, […]

October 18, 2017 10:46 AM IMEMC News Israeli attacks, Jenin, News Report, West Bank 0

Israeli Soldiers Abduct Six Palestinians In Jerusalem

Israeli soldiers invaded, on Wednesday at dawn, dozens of Palestinian homes, in the al-Isawiya town, in the center of occupied East Jerusalem, searched them and abducted at least six Palestinians before moving them to a number of detention and interrogation centers in the city. The abducted Palestinians have been identified […]

October 18, 2017 9:52 AM IMEMC News Israeli attacks, Jerusalem, News Report, West Bank 0

Army Abducts Five Palestinians In Tulkarem

Israeli soldiers invaded and ransacked, on Wednesday at dawn, many homes in the northern West Bank governorate of Tulkarem, and abducted five Palestinians. The Tulkarem office of the Palestinian Prisoners’ Society (PPS) said a large military force invaded Tulkarem refugee camp, and abducted Abdul-Nasser Tweir. It added that the soldiers […]

October 18, 2017 8:45 AM IMEMC News Israeli attacks, News Report, Tulkarem, West Bank 0

Israel Releases Lawyer Shireen al-Issawi After Holding Her Captive For 43 Months

The Israeli authorities released, on Tuesday evening, lawyer Shirin al-‘Issawi, from the al-Isawiya town, south of occupied East Jerusalem, after holding her captive for 43 months. Al-‘Issawi was repeatedly abducted and imprisoned by Israel, including three times when her brother, Samer al-Issawi held a hunger strike for nine consecutive months, […]

October 18, 2017 8:36 AM IMEMC News Jerusalem, News Report, Prisoners, West Bank 0