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Arab Committee Challenges Israeli Bid for UNSC Membership

An Arab League ministerial committee convened on Monday, to discuss a plan it has prepared to block Israel’s bid for a United Nations Security Council seat in the 2019-2020 term. The meeting, chaired by Iraq, was held at the level of permanent representatives. Assistant Secretary General for Palestine and occupied […]

January 23, 2018 1:06 AM IMEMC News & Agencies Arab World, International Politics, News Report 0

Abbas Seeks EU Recognition of Palestinian State

President of the Palestinian Authority, Mahmoud Abbas, was scheduled to deliver a keynote speech to the European Union’s 28 foreign ministers, in the Belgian capital Brussels, after meeting with the EU’s foreign policy chief Federica Mogherini. The ministers are being urged to officially recognize the state of Palestine, and discuss the […]

January 23, 2018 12:56 AM IMEMC News & Agencies International, News Report, Palestinian Politics 0

Undercover Israeli Soldiers Attack Three Schoolchildren Near Ramallah

A group of undercover Israeli soldiers attacked, Monday, three schoolchildren in Kafr Malek village, east of the central West Bank city of Ramallah, and briefly detained them. Media sources said the undercover soldiers attacked the three children, identified as Ali Khalil Ka’abna, 10, Anas Younis Abu Ein, 7, and Salem […]

January 22, 2018 5:10 PM IMEMC News Israeli attacks, News Report, Ramallah, West Bank 0

Israeli Colonizers Invade Home, Injure Woman And Her Son

Palestinian medical sources have reported, Monday, that a woman and her son were injured after a group of fanatic Israeli colonists invaded their home in the al-Mo’arrajat area, near Jericho, in the occupied West Bank. The sources added that dozens of colonizers invaded Bedouin dwellings, before many broke into the […]

January 22, 2018 4:32 PM IMEMC News Israeli attacks, Jericho, Nablus, News Report, West Bank 0

Israeli Soldiers Abduct Ten Palestinians, Including A Legislator, In The West Bank

Updated: The Palestinian Prisoners’ Society (PPS) has reported that Israeli soldiers abducted, on Monday at dawn, ten Palestinians, including a legislator, from their homes in several parts of the occupied West Bank, including Jerusalem. In Ramallah, in central West Bank, the soldiers searched homes in Kafr Malek and Kharbatha al-Misbah […]

January 22, 2018 10:02 AM IMEMC News Bethlehem, Israeli attacks, Jenin, Jerusalem, News Report, Salfit, Tulkarem, West Bank 0

Pence Visit Met by Opposition from Jordan and Palestine

Jordan’s King Abdullah, during a meeting with US Vice President Mike Pence, said that East Jerusalem must be the capital of a future Palestinian state, adding that the only solution to the Israeli-Palestinian conflict was that of two states. “The US decision on Jerusalem does not come as a result of […]

January 21, 2018 6:32 PM IMEMC News & Agencies International, International Politics, News Report 0

Army Invades Homes And Stores, Near Jenin

Israeli soldiers invaded, Sunday, Sielet ath-Thaher town, south of the northern West Bank city of Jenin, before invading and violently searching many homes and stores. As’ad Hantouli, the Mayor of Sielet ath-Thaher, told the WAFA Palestinian News Agency, that dozens of soldiers invaded the town, before storming into the homes […]

January 21, 2018 11:50 AM IMEMC News Israeli attacks, Jenin, News Report, West Bank 0

Israeli Siege On Hizma Continues

The Israeli siege on Hizma town, northeast of occupied Jerusalem, continued for the third consecutive day, after the soldiers installed military roadblock, and placed concrete blocks on the town’s entrances. Media sources in Jerusalem said the soldiers are carrying out constant invasions, and violent searches of homes and property in […]

January 21, 2018 11:14 AM IMEMC News Human rights, Israeli attacks, Jerusalem, News Report, West Bank 0

Soldiers Abduct A Guard Of Al-Aqsa Mosque In Occupied Jerusalem

Dozens of soldiers accompanied a group of extremist Israeli colonists into the courtyards of the Al-Aqsa Mosque, in occupied East Jerusalem, Sunday, and conducted provocative tours, before abducting a guard of the holy site. The Islamic Waqf and Endowment Department in Jerusalem said the soldiers abducted Khalil Tarhouni, from the […]

January 21, 2018 10:10 AM IMEMC News Israeli attacks, Jerusalem, News Report, West Bank 0

Army Abducts Eight Palestinians, Including Two Children, In Hebron

Israeli soldiers invaded, on Sunday at dawn, several Palestinian communities in the southern West Bank governorate of Hebron, searched and ransacked many homes, and abducted eight Palestinians, including two children, in addition to summoning four others for interrogation. The Hebron office of the Palestinian Prisoners’ Society (PPS has reported that […]

January 21, 2018 9:42 AM IMEMC News Hebron, Israeli attacks, News Report, West Bank 0

Israeli Navy Opens Fire On Fishing Boats In Gaza

Israeli navy ships opened fire, on Sunday morning on several Palestinian fishing boats, in Gaza territorial waters, in the northern part of the coastal region. Eyewitnesses said the soldiers fired dozens of live rounds, and chased the boats, forcing the fishermen back to shore, without being able to fish to […]

January 21, 2018 9:13 AM IMEMC News Beit Hanoun, Beit Lahia, Gaza Siege, Gaza Strip, Israeli attacks, News Report 0

Soldiers Injure Several Palestinians Near Jenin

Israeli soldiers invaded, on Saturday evening, the town of Jaba’, south of the northern West Bank city of Jenin, and caused several Palestinians to suffer the effects of teargas inhalation. Media sources in Jenin said several army jeeps invaded the town, and conducted provocative acts, targeting many Palestinians, before local […]

January 21, 2018 8:35 AM IMEMC News Israeli attacks, Jenin, News Report, West Bank 0

Israeli Soldiers Abduct Three Palestinians In Bethlehem

Israeli soldiers invaded, on Sunday at dawn, several areas in the West Bank governorate of Bethlehem, stormed and violently searched homes, abducted three Palestinians, and summoned one for interrogation. The Bethlehem office of the Palestinian Prisoners’ Society (PPS) said the soldiers abducted Baha’ Aref al-‘Amour, 22, from Teqoua’ town, east […]

January 21, 2018 8:16 AM IMEMC News Bethlehem, Hebron, Israeli attacks, News Report, West Bank 0

Army Injures Seven Palestinians, Abducts One, In Jerusalem

Israeli soldiers attacked, Saturday, dozens of Palestinian nonviolent protesters in Salaheddin Street, in occupied East Jerusalem, and fired many gas bombs and concussion grenades at them, wounding seven, and abducted one. The Wadi Hilweh Information Center in Silwan (Silwanic) has reported that the soldiers assaulted nonviolent protesters, holding ongoing protests […]

January 21, 2018 6:53 AM IMEMC News Israeli attacks, Jerusalem, News Report, West Bank 0

Netanyahu Criticized over Bollywood ‘Selfie’

BDS affiliates in India have accused Israel of exploiting Bollywood to improve its global image, after Israeli PM took “selfie” on stage with legendary movie star Amitabh Bachchan, while visiting Mumbai. Activists made the claims after the Israeli government staged an outreach event titled “Shalom Bollywood” on Thursday, in a […]

January 20, 2018 8:30 PM IMEMC News & Agencies Boycott Movement, International, Israeli Politics, News Report 0