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Israeli Soldiers Shoot An Elderly Palestinian Man Near Nablus

Israeli soldiers shot and injured, on Monday morning, an elderly Palestinian man at the Huwwara military roadblock, south of Nablus, in the northern part of the occupied West Bank. The Palestinian Red Crescent Society (PRC) has reported that the elderly man, identified as Hussein Hasan Qawareeq, 72, suffered moderate wounds […]

February 28, 2017 8:36 AM IMEMC News Israeli attacks, Nablus, News Report, West Bank 0

Army Injures Four Palestinians In Air Strikes Targeting Gaza

Medical sources in the Gaza Strip have reported that four Palestinians have been injured, earlier on Monday, in a series of Israeli air strikes targeting several areas, in different parts of the Gaza Strip. The sources added that most of the strikes targeted areas east of Rafah, in the southern […]

February 28, 2017 7:53 AM IMEMC News Beit Lahia, Gaza Strip, Israeli attacks, Khan Younis, News Report 0

Ongoing Violations against Palestinian Journalists Condemned by Forum

The Palestinian Journalists’ Forum has condemned the escalation of Israeli crimes and violations against Palestinian journalists and media foundations, contrary to the most basic international and legal norms and conventions that guarantee the freedom of press.   In a statement issued on Sunday, the Forum stressed, according to Al Ray, […]

February 27, 2017 11:31 PM IMEMC News & Agencies Human rights, Israeli attacks, News Report, Palestine 0

Gaza Shelled by Israeli Jets

Israeli war jets, on Monday afternoon, have fired rockets towards several areas of the Gaza Strip. According to locals, Israel fired rockets towards Al-Nsseirat camp, in central Gaza, causing severe damage in the area. However, no injuries have been reported, according to the PNN. Israel then proceeded to shell the […]

February 27, 2017 11:03 PM IMEMC News & Agencies Gaza Strip, Israeli attacks, News Report 0

Several Palestinians Injured Israeli Army Gas Bombs Near Jenin

Many armored Israeli military vehicles invaded, on Monday at dawn, the town of Jaba’, south of the northern West Bank city of Jenin, and clashed with local youths, before firing dozens of gas bombs at them, and homes, causing several Palestinians to suffer the effects of teargas inhalation. Media sources […]

February 27, 2017 12:42 PM IMEMC News Israeli attacks, Jenin, News Report, West Bank 0

Israeli Soldiers Abduct 21 Palestinians In The Occupied West Bank

Israeli soldiers invaded, overnight until early morning hours, Monday, many Palestinian communities in different parts of the occupied West Bank, including occupied East Jerusalem, searched dozens of homes and abducted 21 Palestinians, including a woman who is also a former political prisoner, from Hebron. The Hebron office of the Palestinian […]

February 27, 2017 11:27 AM IMEMC News Bethlehem, Hebron, Israeli attacks, Jenin, Jerusalem, Nablus, News Report, Qalqilia, Salfit, Tulkarem, West Bank 0

Israeli Authorities Close East Jerusalem School

After the Israeli occupation had shut down their school, Palestinian students in East Jerusalem attended class in the street, on Sunday. On Thursday, Israeli authorities closed the Palestinian elementary school Al-Nukhba (“The Elite”), in the occupied East Jerusalem town of Sur Bahir. The authorities claimed that the school syllabus incites […]

February 27, 2017 2:24 AM IMEMC News & Agencies Human rights, Internal Unrest, Jerusalem, News Report, Refugees/Immigration 0
Dismantle the Ghetto campaign

Palestinians commemorate 23rd anniversary of Ibrahimi Mosque Massacre by launching #DismantleTheGhetto campaign

A newly formed organization the National Campaign to Lift the Closure in Hebron, marked the anniversary of the Ibrahimi Mosque Massacre with a campaign to #DismantleTheGhetto on February 25th. This year’s commemoration coincides with Israel’s unprecedented escalation in seizing Palestinian land in the West Bank for Settlement expansion. This has been […]

February 27, 2017 12:12 AM IMEMC News Hebron, Holy sites, Human rights, Israeli attacks, Israeli Settlement, News Report 0

Netanyahu Suggests Bringing International Forces into Gaza

Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu has called for deployment of international forces in the Gaza Strip, expressing his concern of the International Criminal Court (ICC), in the Hague. Netanyahu said, in his meeting with Australian foreign minister Jolie Bishop, on Sunday morning, that Israeli forces must impose its control over the […]

February 26, 2017 7:52 PM IMEMC News & Agencies Gaza Strip, Human rights, International, International Politics, News Report, Refugees/Immigration 0

Tekoua’ High School Raided by Israeli Forces, Students and Teachers Assaulted (VIDEO)

Israeli forces, on Sunday morning, stormed Tekoua’ high school, east of Bethlehem, central occupied West Bank, attacking its students and teachers. Local sources from the village said that soldiers broke into the school and assaulted students and teachers with pepper spray. The attacks caused clashes to erupt in the area, according […]

February 26, 2017 6:46 PM IMEMC News & Agencies Bethlehem, Israeli attacks, News Report 0

Human Rights Watch Denied Israeli Work Permit

Israeli authorities have denied Human Rights Watch’s application for a work permit for its Israel and Palestine director, on the grounds that it is not a real human rights group, the organization said, according to Al Mezan Center for Human Rights. In its February 20, 2017 letter denying a work […]

February 26, 2017 6:27 PM IMEMC News & Agencies Human rights, International, News Report 0

Israeli Soldiers Open Fire On Homes In Southern Gaza

Israeli soldiers fired, on Saturday evening, dozens of live rounds at homes, close to the border fence, east of Khan Younis, in the southern part of the besieged and impoverished Gaza Strip. Media sources in Gaza said many live rounds struck homes, in Khuza’a town, east of Khan Younis, causing […]

February 26, 2017 8:00 AM IMEMC News Gaza Siege, Gaza Strip, Israeli attacks, Khan Younis, News Report 0

After Appeal by Leading Writers, Major US Literary Festival Will Proceed without Israeli Government Sponsorship

Human rights advocates welcome the decision by PEN America to hold PEN’s annual World Voices literary festival without funding from the Israeli government. The decision followed a campaign and a call supported by leading literary figures asking the organization to reject Israeli government sponsorship. PEN America accepted Israeli government support for the World Voices […]

February 26, 2017 7:55 AM IMEMC News & Agencies Boycott Movement, Diplomacy, Human rights, International, News Report, Non-violent action 0

Reports of Shooting on President Abbas’ Beirut Motorcade Denied by Palestinian Security

A senior Palestinian security source has denied  reports that PA President Mahmoud Abbas’ motorcade was exposed to shootings during his departure from the Lebanese capital Beirut, today. According to the PNN, the source said that the news is baseless and  suspicious,  aiming to disrupt a successful visit of President in Lebanon, […]

February 25, 2017 9:38 PM IMEMC News & Agencies Arab World, News Report, Palestinian Politics 0

Three Tunnel Workers Killed, Five Injured In Gaza

Palestinian medical sources have reported, Saturday, that three workers were killed, and five others were injured, after inhaling gas while working in a siege-busting tunnel, on the Egyptian border. The workers were conducting maintenance work in the tunnel, on the Egyptian border with Rafah, in the southern part of the […]

February 25, 2017 10:35 AM IMEMC News Gaza Siege, Gaza Strip, News Report, Rafah 0