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16 Million-Strong Organization in India Joins the BDS Movement

Earlier this month, the largest national organization representing peasants in India, All India Kisan Sabha (AIKS), has announced that it has joined the BDS movement. AIKS is is spread across 21 states in India and is over 16 million members strong. AIKS has resolved to: Endorse the call for Boycott, […]

October 24, 2017 8:14 AM IMEMC News & Agencies Boycott Movement, International, News Report 0

Jerusalem: Jabal Mukaber is the Only Place Palestinians Can Build

Expert on settlement affairs, Jamal Juma, commenting on the Israeli occupation’s intent to approve a plan for the establishment of 176 new settlement units in Jabal Mukaber in Jerusalem, said that this the only area where Palestinians can build. Juma told the official Voice of Palestine radio, on Monday, that […]

October 24, 2017 8:09 AM IMEMC News & Agencies Israeli Settlement, Jerusalem, News Report 0

Land Seized from Nabi Saleh Village to Expand Settlement

The Israeli government has issued orders expropriating Palestinian land near the illegal settlement of Halamish, northwest of Ramallah, a local activist said on Monday. Mohammad Tamimi, from the anti-settlements committee, told WAFA that farmers from the village of Nabi Saleh were surprised to find out when they went to their […]

October 24, 2017 8:05 AM IMEMC News & Agencies Israeli Settlement, News Report, Ramallah 0

Gunmen Abduct Three Tunnels Workers On Gaza-Egypt Border

On Monday evening, a group of gunmen, believed to be ISIS terrorists, have abducted three Palestinian workers, from a tunnel on the Gaza-Egypt border. Initial reports indicate that the gunmen abducted the three workers, and took them to an area, where ISIS has a stronghold in Sinai, in Egypt. The […]

October 23, 2017 2:33 PM IMEMC News Gaza Strip, Miscellaneous, News Report 0

Army Abducts Four Palestinians In Jenin, Navy Attacks Fishing Boats In Gaza

Israeli soldiers invaded, on Monday at dawn, the northern West Bank city of Jenin, and Jenin refugee camp, searched homes and abducted four young men, including a former political prisoner. Israeli navy ships opened fire on Palestinian fishing boats in Gaza. The Jenin office of the Palestinian Prisoners’ Society (PPS) […]

October 23, 2017 10:50 AM IMEMC News Bethlehem, Gaza City, Gaza Siege, Gaza Strip, Israeli attacks, News Report, West Bank 0

Updated: Israeli Soldiers Abduct 43 Palestinians In Jerusalem

Israeli soldiers abducted, on Monday at dawn, at least forty-three Palestinians, more than half of them are children, after the army invaded dozens of homes in the al-‘Isawiya town, in occupied East Jerusalem, and violently searched them, while a military helicopter flew overhead. Raed Abu Mayyala, a member of the […]

October 23, 2017 10:11 AM IMEMC News Israeli attacks, Jerusalem, News Report, West Bank 0

Ferwana: “Israel Issued 3086 Administrative Detention Orders Since October 1, 2015”

The head of the Studies and Documentation Department at the Palestinian Detainees’ Committee, former political prisoner, Abdul-Nasser Ferwana, stated that Israel has issued around 3086 arbitrary Administrative detention orders, since October 1, 2015, holding hundreds of detainees captive without charges or trial. Ferwana stated that 1285 (%42) of these orders […]

October 23, 2017 9:04 AM IMEMC News Gaza Strip, News Report, Palestine, Prisoners, West Bank 0

Amro Detained during Hebron Sit-in over Illegal Building Seizure

A Palestinian committee in the city of Hebron, in the southern occupied West Bank, has reportedly received an order by the Israeli Supreme Court to evacuate a group of Israeli settlers illegally occupying a Palestinian home in the area. The home, which belongs to the Abu Rajab family, has been […]

October 23, 2017 7:37 AM IMEMC News & Agencies Hebron, Israeli Settlement, News Report, Non-violent action, Refugees/Immigration 0

Japan Declares Disgust with New West Bank Settlement Approval

The government of Japan deeply deplores Israel’s approval of plans for the construction of some 3,000 housing units in West Bank settlements, despite repeated calls from the international community, including Japan, for freezing such activities, foreign Press Secretary Norio Maruyama said, in a press release. The release, according to WAFA, […]

October 23, 2017 7:11 AM IMEMC News & Agencies International, International News, Israeli Settlement, News Report 0

Israel Bombs Syrian Artillery in Occupied Golan Heights

Israel struck three Syrian artillery cannons on Saturday, in response to alleged shelling. According to the Israeli military, five projectiles entered the northern occupied Golan region, coming from Syria. However, the location of only four rockets was identified. The rockets landed in open areas, with no injuries or damage. Israeli […]

October 23, 2017 6:59 AM IMEMC News & Agencies Arab World, International Politics, Israeli attacks, News Report 0

PPS: “Israeli Soldiers Abduct Six Palestinians In The West Bank”

The Palestinian Prisoner’s Society (PPS) has reported that Israeli soldiers have abducted, on Sunday at dawn, at least six Palestinians in the West Bank governorates of Qalqilia, Nablus and Bethlehem. The Qalqilia office of the PPS, in northern West Bank, said the soldiers invaded several homes in various parts of […]

October 22, 2017 12:03 PM IMEMC News Bethlehem, Hebron, Israeli attacks, Nablus, News Report, Qalqilia 0

Army Abducts Two Palestinians Near Bethlehem

Israeli soldiers invaded, on Sunday at dawn, the town of Teqoua’, east of the West Bank city of Bethlehem, searched homes and abducted two Palestinian  teenagers. Media sources said the soldiers invaded the town from several directions, and searched homes. The added that the soldiers abducted Hussein Khaled al-Badan, 17, […]

October 22, 2017 11:33 AM IMEMC News Bethlehem, Israeli attacks, Jerusalem, News Report, West Bank 0

Israeli Colonists Invade Al-Ein Al-Jadeeda Area In Hebron, Prepare For New Outpost

Several Israeli colonists invaded, on Saturday at night, the al-Ein al-Jadeeda area, south of Tal Romedia, in the southern West Bank city of Hebron, while carrying wooden boards and some construction tools, in preparation for establishing a new illegal outpost. The Youth Coalition against Settlements in Hebron said the attack […]

October 22, 2017 10:56 AM IMEMC News Hebron, Israeli attacks, Israeli Settlement, News Report, West Bank 0

Israeli Colonists Harvest Palestinian Olive Orchards, Steel Produce

Several Israeli colonists invaded, on Sunday at dawn, Palestinian olive orchards, in al-Mughayyir village, northeast of Ramallah, and Burin village, south of Nablus, in the occupied West Bank, before harvesting the trees and stealing the procedure. The colonists, from Adi Ad illegal colony, invaded Palestinian orchards in the al-Mughayyir village, […]

October 22, 2017 10:36 AM IMEMC News Israeli attacks, Israeli Settlement, Nablus, News Report, Ramallah, West Bank 0

Israeli Police Detains 67 Palestinian Workers

The Israeli police in the Negev detained, on Sunday at dawn, 67 Palestinian workers, including 40 minors, for what the police said entering and working the country without permits, and confiscated four cars for workers in Shakiv illegal colony, built on Palestinian lands in Beit Awwa town, in the southern […]

October 22, 2017 9:17 AM IMEMC News Israel, Israeli attacks, Negev, News Report, West Bank 0