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Israeli soldiers Abduct Ten Palestinians In Jerusalem

Israeli soldiers abducted, on Monday at dawn, ten Palestinians from their homes, in several parts of occupied East Jerusalem, and moved them to a number of detention and interrogation facilities. The soldiers invaded and ransacked many homes in the al-‚ÄėIsawiya town, in the center of Jerusalem, and abducted seven Palestinians. […]

December 10, 2018 9:57 AM IMEMC News Israeli attacks, Jerusalem, News Report, West Bank 0

Israeli Settlers, Led by the Minister of Agriculture, Storm Al-Aqsa Mosque (VIDEO)

Israeli settlers stormed the courtyards of the Al-Aqsa Mosque on Sunday morning, accompanied by military reinforcement security from the Israeli occupation army. According to the sources of the Islamic Endowments Department, Israeli Minister of Agriculture, Uri Ariel, was leading a group of Israeli extremist settlers who entered through the Mugrabi […]

December 10, 2018 7:06 AM IMEMC News & Agencies Holy sites, Israeli Politics, Jerusalem, News Report 0

Senior Israeli Lawmaker: “The Israeli army has enough bullets for every Palestinian.”

Chairman for the Defense Committee of the Israeli Parliament of the Knesset, Avi Dichter, recently made an underhanded remark expressing favor for killing all Palestinians in the Gaza Strip. As he was commenting on the protests of the Great March of Return, taking place along the eastern fence of the […]

December 10, 2018 6:55 AM IMEMC News & Agencies Gaza Siege, Israel, Israeli Politics, News Report, Refugees/Immigration 0

Belgian City Votes to Ban Contracts with Companies that Violate Human Rights

[Photo: City Hall in Ghent, Belgium] 12/08/18¬†Palestinian BDS National Committee (BNC)¬†/¬†Belgium,¬†Spain,¬†Ireland,¬†Norway Last month, the City Council in Ghent, Belgium voted to ban companies involved in human rights violations from doing business with the the city. Palestinian solidarity activists with the group Ghent Action Platform Palestine (GAPP) were the driving force […]

December 10, 2018 6:42 AM IMEMC News & Agencies Boycott Movement, International, News Report 0

Israeli Military Opens Fire Toward Gaza Fishermen and Shepherds

Israeli naval forces opened fire towards Palestinian fishermen, west of Rafah City and Khan Younis City, in the southern besieged Gaza Strip, on Sunday. A Ma’an News Agency reporter said that naval forces repeatedly opened fire at fishermen within the permitted fishing zone, forcing them back to shore. Meanwhile, Israeli […]

December 10, 2018 6:32 AM IMEMC News & Agencies Gaza Siege, Gaza Strip, Israeli attacks, News Report, Refugees/Immigration 0

UNOCHA Report: 33 Palestinian-owned Structures Seized or Demolished in Area C and East Jerusalem

A recent report issued, by the United Nations Office for the Coordination of Humanitarian Affairs (OCHA), on the latest developments in Palestinian territories, published on December 6. According to the report, demonstrations in the context of the ‚ÄėGreat March of Return‚Äô continued for the 36th successive week, resulting in the […]

December 10, 2018 6:15 AM IMEMC News & Agencies Gaza Siege, International, Israeli attacks, News Report, Palestine, Refugees/Immigration 0

US Evangelicals Have Donated Some $65M to Illegal Settlements

Right-wing evangelical organizations have raised tens of millions of dollars, over the past 10 years, to fund settlement projects in the West Bank, a report published by Haaretz newspaper reported, on Sunday. According to the PNN, the newspaper said that it had conducted an audit of the funds, estimated to […]

December 10, 2018 5:47 AM IMEMC News & Agencies International, International Politics, Israeli Settlement, News Report 0

Seven Israeli Colonialist Settlers Injured In West Bank Shooting

Israeli sources have reported that, on Sunday evening, seven settlers were injured, including a pregnant woman who was seriously wounded, in a shooting attack near the illegal colony of Ofra, which was built on Palestinian lands near Ramallah, in central West Bank. Israeli daily Haaretz said a pregnant woman, 21, […]

December 10, 2018 5:30 AM IMEMC News Israeli Settlement, News Report, Palestinian attacks, Ramallah, West Bank 0

Israeli Soldiers Invade Silwad

Dozens of Israeli soldiers invaded, on Sunday at night, Silwad town, northeast of the central West Bank city of Ramallah, and fired many rubber-coated steel bullets, gas bombs and concussion grenades at local protesters. Media sources in Ramallah has reported that the soldiers also closed the entrances of the village, […]

December 10, 2018 1:13 AM IMEMC News Israeli attacks, News Report, Ramallah, West Bank 0

Palestinian Man Seriously Injured After Being Rammed By A Colonists’ Car

Palestinian medical sources have reported that a man was injured, on Sunday evening, after an Israeli colonialist settler rammed a man him with his car near the entrance of Ni‚Äôlin village, west of the central West Bank city of Ramallah. The WAFA Palestinian News Agency has reported that the man, […]

December 9, 2018 11:44 PM IMEMC News Israeli attacks, Israeli Settlement, News Report, Ramallah, West Bank 0

Soldiers Invade The Home Of Jerusalem Governor

Israeli soldiers invaded, Sunday, the home of Jerusalem Governor Adnan Gheith, in Silwan town, south of the al-Aqsa Mosque, in occupied East Jerusalem, and took measurements of the property. Dozens of soldiers surrounded the Governor‚Äôs home, before breaking into it using excessive force, and conducted provocative acts against the family. […]

December 9, 2018 2:57 PM IMEMC News Israeli attacks, Jerusalem, News Report, West Bank 0

Israeli Soldiers Abduct Eight Palestinians In The West Bank

Israeli soldiers abducted, on Sunday at dawn, eight Palestinians from the West Bank governorates of Bethlehem, Nablus and Jerusalem,the Palestinian Prisoners Society (PPS) has reported. The PPS stated that the soldiers invaded and violently searched many homes in the three governorates of the occupied West Bank, and interrogated several Palestinians […]

December 9, 2018 12:14 PM IMEMC News Bethlehem, Israeli attacks, Jerusalem, Nablus, News Report, West Bank 0

UN General Assembly Adopts Another Pro-Palestine Resolution

After rejecting the US-backed anti-Palestinian resistance resolution, the General Assembly voted, on Thursday night, in favor of another text dealing with the Israeli-Palestinian conflict. The brief resolution, proposed by Ireland, called for ‚Äúthe achievement, without delay, of a comprehensive, just and lasting peace in the Middle East on the basis of the […]

December 8, 2018 11:27 PM IMEMC News & Agencies International, International Politics, News Report 0

German Court Confirms BDS Advocacy is Protected Freedom of Expression and Assembly

[Photo: From right to left, Israeli dissident Ronnie Barkan, Palestinian activist Majed Abusalama, BDS activist Christoph Glanz celebrate victory] 12/06/18¬†BDS Initiative Oldenburg,¬†Germany In May 2016, the German city of Oldenburg prevented a public lecture titled “BDS: A Palestinian Human Rights Campaign” from taking place by withdrawing its permission for event organizers to use the scheduled event space. […]

December 8, 2018 11:17 PM IMEMC News & Agencies Boycott Movement, International, News Report 0

Israeli Excavations in Silwan Cause Palestinian Lands to Collapse

Palestinian lands located in the Silwan town of occupied East Jerusalem, in the central West Bank, have collapsed due to Israeli excavations and digging in the area, on Friday. The Wadi Hilweh Information Center reported that collapses occurred in a land located behind the “Ein Silwan” mosque in Wadi Hilweh, […]

December 8, 2018 11:04 PM IMEMC News & Agencies Israeli attacks, Jerusalem, News Report 0