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Israeli Army Abducts Twenty-Three Palestinians In The West Bank

Israeli soldiers abducted, overnight and on earlier Monday, at least twenty-three Palestinians, including nine children between the ages of nine and fifteen, during massive invasions and searches of homes in different parts of the occupied West Bank, including occupied Jerusalem. In Jerusalem, the soldiers searched homes and abducted ‘Oweiss Husseini, […]

December 5, 2016 8:12 PM IMEMC News Bethlehem, Hebron, Israeli attacks, Jenin, Jericho, Jerusalem, News Report, Ramallah, West Bank 0

Israeli Forces Abduct 13 Palestinians Overnight

Israeli forces abducted at least 13 Palestinians during overnight raids across occupied West Bank districts and East Jerusalem, the Palestinian Prisoner’s Society (PPS) said on Monday. It said Israeli police detained six Palestinians in East Jerusalem. Israeli police also said, according to WAFA, that the six were arrested on charges of […]

December 5, 2016 7:55 PM IMEMC News & Agencies Israeli attacks, Jerusalem, News Report, Prisoners, West Bank 0

John Kerry to Israel: Choose Settlements or Two-state Solution

Israel cannot have both, US Secretary of State John Kerry said, in unprecedented comments, Sunday, at the annual Saban Forum hosted by the Brookings Institution, in Washington DC. “There is no status quo. It is getting worse,” said Kerry, according to Al Ray, referring to the Israeli-Palestinian conflict. “It is […]

December 5, 2016 7:45 PM IMEMC News & Agencies International, International News, International Politics, Israeli Politics, Israeli Settlement, News Report, Refugees/Immigration 0

Eviction Orders Delivered to 8 Facilities in the Negev

Israeli authorities, on Sunday, gave eviction notices to eight Palestinian-owned facilities in the Umm al-Hiran village, in the Negev Desert. Head of the popular committee in the village, Raed Abu Qei’an, affirmed that Israel Land Administration crews stormed the village on Sunday, escorted by Israeli police forces, and delivered the […]

December 5, 2016 7:29 PM IMEMC News & Agencies Human rights, Israel, News Report, Refugees/Immigration 0

32 Disabled Detainees Facing Medical Neglect in Israeli Custody

32 Palestinian prisoners suffering from different disabilities are being held in Israeli detention centers without receiving suitable medical care, according to a report released by the Palestinian Prisoners’ Center for Studies (PPCS) on Sunday. Center spokesperson Riyad al-Ashqar stated according to Ma’an News Agency, that Israeli use of torture against […]

December 5, 2016 4:20 AM IMEMC News & Agencies Israel, News Report, Prisoners 0

Bodies of Missing Palestinian Civil Defense Workers Found in Rafah

Palestinian Civil Defense crews found, early Sunday, the bodies of four Palestinian workers who had been missing for over a week, in a commercial tunnel on the Egyptian border with Rafah. The defense crews said, according to Al Ray, that three of the workers were identified as Sami Altaweel, 30, […]

December 5, 2016 4:05 AM IMEMC News & Agencies Gaza Siege, Gaza Strip, News Report, Refugees/Immigration 0

Qassam Fighter Killed In Tunnel Accident In Southern Gaza

The Al-Qassam Brigades, the armed wing of Hamas, has reported that one of its fighters was killed, Sunday, in what it described as a tunnel accident, in Khan Younis, in the southern part of the Gaza Strip. Al-Qassam said the fighter was working in one of the tunnels when the […]

December 4, 2016 7:47 PM IMEMC News Gaza Siege, Gaza Strip, Khan Younis, Miscellaneous, News Report 0

Hunger Striking Detainee Moved To Asqalan Prison

The Israeli Prison Authority has transferred a hunger striking detainee, identified as Ammar Hammour, 28, from the Negev detention camp, to Asqalan prison, the Palestinian Prisoners’ Society (PPS) has reported. The PPS said Hammoud started his strike fourteen years ago, protesting his illegal Administrative Detention, without charges or trial. The […]

December 4, 2016 3:42 PM IMEMC News News Report, Palestine, Prisoners, West Bank 0

Israeli Navy Abducts Two Gaza Fishermen

Israeli navy ships attacked, earlier Sunday, several Palestinian fishing boats in Gaza waters, near Beit Lahia, in the northern part of the besieged coastal region, and abducted two fishermen. The navy fired many live rounds at several Palestinian fishing boats, and abducted two siblings, identified as Shafiq Sultan and his […]

December 4, 2016 2:52 PM IMEMC News Gaza Siege, Gaza Strip, Israeli attacks, News Report 0

Hunger Strikers Reject Israeli Proposal for June 2017 Release

Two Palestinian hunger strikers, Ahmad Abu Fara and Anas Shadid, rejected an Israeli proposal to issue a final four-month administrative detention order against them, and release them in early June of 2017. The two, who have been on hunger strike for 70 days, since 25 September, are currently in a severely […]

December 3, 2016 6:00 PM IMEMC News & Agencies Israel, News Report, Non-violent action, Peace process 0

Under BDS Pressure, G4S Ends Most Illegal Business with Israel

Human rights campaigners to intensify pressure against the company…   G4S announces sale of most of its Israel business, following intense BDS pressure G4S remains involved in Israeli police training and settlement construction business BDS human rights campaigners celebrate victory, call for continuing pressure   The world’s largest security company, […]

December 3, 2016 5:27 PM IMEMC News & Agencies Boycott Movement, International, News Report, Non-violent action 0

Army Abducts Four Palestinians Near Ramallah

Israeli soldiers invaded, earlier Friday, the town of Silwad, east of the central West Bank city of Ramallah, searched homes and abducted one Palestinian. The army also invaded Rommana village, west of Jenin, in the northern part of the West Bank. Media sources in Ramallah said the soldiers invaded, and […]

December 3, 2016 5:38 AM IMEMC News Israeli attacks, Jenin, News Report, West Bank 0