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PHROC Calling on International Community to Ensure Israel’s Cooperation with UN Missions

The Palestinian Human Rights Organizations Council (PHROC), Saturday, called upon the international community to ensure Israel’s cooperation with UN missions. PHROC in a press release titled: “PHROC Calls Upon International Community to Ensure Israel’s Cooperation with UN Missions”, beckoned the international community to take effective measures aimed at ensuring Israel’s […]

June 26, 2017 7:50 AM IMEMC News & Agencies Human rights, International, International News, International Politics, News Report, Palestine, Refugees/Immigration 0

Israeli Colonist Stabs A Palestinian Near Bethlehem

An Israeli colonist stabbed, Sunday, a Palestinian man, near Beitar Illit Israeli colony, illegally built on private Palestinian lands, west of Bethlehem, in the occupied West Bank. Media sources said the Israeli assailant stabbed the Palestinian, causing moderate wounds, and fled into Beitar Illit colony. The identity of the attacker […]

June 26, 2017 7:02 AM IMEMC News Bethlehem, Israeli attacks, Israeli Settlement, News Report, West Bank 0

Israeli Colonists Uproot Dozens of Olive Saplings Near Nablus

A group of fanatic Israeli colonists invaded, Sunday, Palestinian olive orchards belonging to Palestinian farmers from Burin and Huwwara towns, south of the northern West Bank city of Nablus, and uprooted dozens of olive saplings. Media sources said the Israeli assailants came from Yitzhar colony, built on illegally confiscated Palestinian […]

June 26, 2017 2:52 AM IMEMC News Israeli attacks, Israeli Settlement, Nablus, News Report, West Bank 0

Israeli Soldiers Abduct A Palestinian Near Jenin

Israeli soldiers abducted, on Saturday evening, a former Palestinian political prisoner from Sanour town, near Jenin, in the northern part of the occupied West Bank. The Jenin office of the Palestinian Prisoners’ Society (PPS) said the soldiers abducted Najeh Hassan Habayba, while returning after visiting occupied Jerusalem. The PPS added […]

June 25, 2017 4:45 AM IMEMC News Israeli attacks, Jenin, News Report, West Bank 0

Israeli Soldiers Injure A Teen In Kufur Qaddoum

Israeli soldiers attacked, Friday, the weekly procession in Kufur Qaddoum town, east of the northern West Bank city of Qalqilia, and moderately injured a teenage boy with a rubber-coated steel bullet. The army also fired dozens of gas bombs and concussion grenades, and invaded many homes. Morad Eshteiwy, the media […]

June 24, 2017 3:36 AM IMEMC News Israeli attacks, Israeli Settlement, News Report, Palestinian attacks, Qalqilia, The Wall, West Bank 0

Army Attacks The Weekly Procession In Ni’lin

Israeli soldiers attacked, Friday, the weekly nonviolent protest against the Annexation Wall and colonies, in Ni’lin village, west of Ramallah, in central West Bank. The procession was held by many Palestinians, accompanied by Israeli and international peace activists, who marched from the center of the village, carrying Palestinian flags, and […]

June 24, 2017 3:10 AM IMEMC News Israeli attacks, Israeli Settlement, News Report, Non-violent action, Ramallah, The Wall, West Bank 0

Largest Israeli Public Transportation Company Loses Netherlands Contract Worth 190 Million Euros Following Campaign by BDS Activists for Palestinian Rights

Last month, Egged Bus Systems (EBS), a subsidiary of Egged Israel Transport Cooperative Society, Israel’s largest public transportation operator, lost a bid for a decade-long contract to run public transportation in the North-Holland region of the Netherlands, which includes the country’s capital, Amsterdam. This contract was valued at 19.1 million […]

June 23, 2017 7:22 PM IMEMC News & Agencies Boycott Movement, International, News Report 0

Lieberman: No Return to Israel for Palestinian Refugees

During a speech at Israel’s Herzliya conference, aimed at discussing the country’s national policies, ultraright Israeli Defense Minister Avigdor Lieberman rejected the possibility of Palestinian refugees from historic Palestine, which Israel was built on, being able to return to their lands within the 1967 borders, a right that is upheld […]

June 23, 2017 7:06 PM IMEMC News & Agencies Israel, Israeli Politics, News Report, Refugees/Immigration 0

Israeli Soldiers Abduct Three Palestinians From Jenin

Israeli soldiers abducted, earlier on Friday morning, three young Palestinian men, including two siblings, from Sabah el-Kheir area, in the northern West Bank city of Jenin. The Jenin office of the Palestinian Prisoners’ Society (PPS) said the soldiers searched a few homes, interrogated many Palestinians, and abducted three. The PPS […]

June 23, 2017 1:03 PM IMEMC News Israeli attacks, Jenin, News Report, West Bank 0

Soldiers Abduct A Palestinian From Jenin

Israeli soldiers abducted, late on Thursday at night, a Palestinian from the al-Jalama village, northeast of the northern West Bank city of Jenin. The Jenin office of the Palestinian Prisoners’ Society (PPS) said the soldiers abducted a young man, identified as Tareq Sha’ban, after stopping him at the Za’tara military […]

June 23, 2017 12:42 PM IMEMC News Israeli attacks, Jenin, Nablus, News Report, West Bank 0

Israeli Soldiers Abduct Two Palestinians In Qalqilia

Israeli soldiers abducted, on Friday at dawn, two Palestinian men from their homes in Qalqilia city, in the northern part of the occupied West Bank. The soldiers also summoned a Palestinian, from Bethlehem, for interrogation. Media sources in Qalqilia said many army jeeps invaded the city, before soldiers searched homes, […]

June 23, 2017 11:34 AM IMEMC News Bethlehem, Israeli attacks, News Report, Qalqilia, Ramallah, West Bank 0

Rafah Crossing Still Closed after 100 Days

Rafah Crossing, the main artery for Palestinians in Gaza to travel out of the Strip, has been closed for 103 consecutive days, with no indication that it will reopen soon, Quds Press reported yesterday. The crossing’s gates were last opened on 9 March when a few thousand people travelled through […]

June 22, 2017 10:51 PM IMEMC News & Agencies Gaza Strip, International Politics, News Report, Refugees/Immigration 0

Israeli Soldiers Abduct Four Palestinians In The West Bank

Israeli soldiers abducted, Thursday, four young Palestinian men in various parts of the occupied West Bank, the Palestinian Prisoners’ Society (PPS) has reported. The Jenin office of the PPS, in the northern part of the West Bank, said the soldiers abducted Amjad Jamal Milhem, 22, after stopping him at a […]

June 22, 2017 1:00 PM IMEMC News Hebron, Israeli attacks, Jenin, Jerusalem, News Report, Tulkarem, West Bank 0

Israeli Soldiers Invade And Uproot Palestinian Lands In Northern Gaza

Israeli soldiers invaded, On Thursday morning, Palestinian agricultural lands, close to the border fence, east of Jabalia, in the northern part of the Gaza Strip, uprooted several sections, and fired many rounds of live ammunition. Media sources said four D9 bulldozers, and three tanks, advanced at least 150 meters into […]

June 22, 2017 12:10 PM IMEMC News Gaza Siege, Gaza Strip, Israeli attacks, Jabalia, News Report 0

Israeli Soldiers Abduct A Palestinian Near Hebron

Israeli soldiers abducted, on Thursday at dawn, a former political prisoner from his home, in Doura town, south of Hebron, in the southern part of the occupied West Bank. Several military jeeps invaded Kharsa area, in Doura, broke into and violently searched many homes, and abducted Anas Ibrahim Shadeed, 30. […]

June 22, 2017 11:49 AM IMEMC News Hebron, Israeli attacks, News Report, West Bank 0