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Israeli Navy Kidnaps A Fisherman In Northern Gaza

Israeli navy ships opened fire, on Thursday at dawn, on a number of Palestinian fishing boats in Palestinian territorial waters, in the northern part of the coastal region, and kidnapped one fisherman. The Palestinian Fishers Syndicate said one fisher, identified as Abdul-Aziz Sa’dallah, was kidnapped from his boat in Beit […]

August 25, 2016 9:56 AM IMEMC News Beit Lahia, Gaza Siege, Gaza Strip, Israeli attacks, News Report 0
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Israel to expand colonial settlement in Hebron

The Palestinian Authority on Tuesday condemned an announcement the previous day by the Israeli government that they would allow the expansion of a Jewish-only settlement in Hebron to allow an additional 100 Israelis to construct houses on illegally-seized Palestinian land. The new houses will be constructed on an Israeli military […]

August 24, 2016 9:20 AM IMEMC News Hebron, Israeli Settlement, News Report 0
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Dozens of Israeli Settlers Raid Al Aqsa Mosque

Settlers, accompanied by 12 Israeli military soldiers, stormed, on Tuesday morning, Al-Aqsa mosque via the Maghariba gate. According to Al Ray Palestinian Media Agency, Jerusalem sources said that 46 settlers, heavily guarded by Israeli special forces, broke into the courtyards of the mosque, which is exposed, on a near daily basis, to the […]

August 24, 2016 12:55 AM IMEMC News & Agencies Holy sites, Jerusalem, News Report 0
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Arab League Condemns Recent Bombing of Gaza

The Arab League, on Tuesday, condemned the recent Israeli army’s shelling of several different locations in the Gaza Strip, and the damage incurred on Palestinian property. Deputy Secretary-General of the Arab League Ahmed Ben Helli called on the international community to immediately intervene and put an end to what he […]

August 24, 2016 12:47 AM IMEMC News & Agencies Arab World, Gaza Strip, Israeli attacks, News Report 0
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Israeli Municipality Cuts Jerusalem School Budget for Palestinians

Palestinian students in annexed East Jerusalem are receiving less than half of the funding of their Jewish counterparts, Haaretz has reported. The paper revealed, according to Al Ray, in a report published Tuesday, that, after sweeping the budget of Israeli municipality in Jerusalem, 11 secondary school Palestinians out of 17 do […]

August 23, 2016 10:50 PM IMEMC News & Agencies Israeli Politics, Jerusalem, News Report 0
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Israeli Soldiers Kidnap One Palestinian In Tulkarem

The Tulkarem office of the Palestinian Prisoners Society (PPS) has reported that Israeli soldiers kidnapped, on Tuesday at dawn, a young man from his home in Qaffin village, north of Tulkarem, in the northern part of the occupied West Bank. The PPS stated that many Israeli military vehicles surrounded the […]

August 23, 2016 10:57 AM IMEMC News Israeli attacks, News Report, Tulkarem, West Bank 0
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Protesters In Ramallah Voice Support For Palestinian Hunger-strikers

As long-term hunger striker Bilal Kayed entered his 69th day without food, a group of supporters stood in front of the United Nations office in Ramallah demanding that the UN take action to address the issue. Kayed is just the latest in a long line of Palestinian hunger strikers who […]

August 23, 2016 10:50 AM Celine Hagbard News Report, Palestine, Prisoners, West Bank 0
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Soldiers Kidnap Two Palestinians, Confiscate Machines, In Hebron

Israeli soldiers invaded, earlier Tuesday, the ath-Thaheriyya and Doura towns, and Wad al-Harya area, in the southern West Bank district of Hebron, broke into a number of homes and kidnapped two Palestinians, in addition to invading workshops and confiscating machines. The soldiers searched several homes in the ath-Thaheriyya town, south […]

August 23, 2016 10:32 AM IMEMC News Hebron, Israeli attacks, News Report, West Bank 0
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Israeli Army Confiscates Machines From Workshops In Bethlehem, Injures Many Palestinians

Israeli military vehicles invaded, on Tuesday at dawn, the West Bank city of Bethlehem, and Doha town, before breaking into a number of workshops, and confiscated lathing and blacksmith machines. Many Palestinians have been injured by army fire during clashes that took place following the invasion. Media sources in Bethlehem […]

August 23, 2016 9:46 AM IMEMC News Bethlehem, Israeli attacks, News Report, West Bank 0
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Israel Plans To Build New Illegal Colony In Hebron

The Israeli government of Benjamin Netanyahu and its “Housing Ministry” are planning the construction of new colonialist residential units for Jewish settlers in the heart of Hebron city, in the southern part of the occupied West Bank. Israeli daily Haaretz has reported that, a few months ago, former Defense Minister […]

August 22, 2016 10:38 AM IMEMC News Hebron, Israeli Settlement, News Report, West Bank 0
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Israeli Soldiers Kidnap Nine Palestinians In The West Bank

Israeli soldiers invaded, on Monday at dawn, several districts in the occupied West Bank, searched homes and kidnapped at nine eight Palestinians, including six in Hebron. The army also handed demolition orders of two homes in Salfit. Media sources in Hebron said the soldiers invaded the al-Bayyada and al-Misrara areas, […]

August 22, 2016 9:33 AM IMEMC News Bethlehem, Hebron, Israeli attacks, News Report, Ramallah, Tubas, West Bank 0
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Israel Carries Out 50 Strikes Against Gaza, Five Palestinians Injured

The Israeli Air Force carried out, Sunday, at least fifty military strikes wounding five Palestinians in different parts of the Gaza Strip, reportedly after a shell was fired earlier from Gaza into an open area in Sderot in the Negev. Two of the targeted areas in the besieged Gaza Strip […]

August 22, 2016 2:29 AM IMEMC News Beit Hanoun, Gaza City, Gaza Strip, Israeli attacks, News Report 0