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Qassam Fighter Killed In Tunnel Accident In Central Gaza

The Al-Qassam Brigades, the armed wing of Hamas, has reported that one of its fighters was killed, Sunday, when a siege-busting tunnel collapsed on him near the border in Deir al-Balah, in central Gaza. The Brigades identified the fighter as Tha‚Äôer Nayef az-Zare‚Äôey, 30, from Deir al-Balah. His corpse was […]

April 22, 2018 9:58 PM IMEMC News Deir al-Balah, Gaza Siege, Gaza Strip, News Report 0

Israeli Soldiers Abduct Twenty Palestinians In The West Bank

Israeli soldiers abducted, Sunday, twenty Palestinians, including children, in several parts of the occupied West Bank, during extensive and violent military invasions and searches of homes. On Sunday evening, the soldiers invaded ‚ÄėAzzoun town, east of the northern West Bank city of Qalqilia, and abducted Yousef Zahran Sweidan, 23, while […]

April 22, 2018 9:37 PM IMEMC News Hebron, Israeli attacks, Jenin, News Report, Qalqilia, Ramallah, West Bank 0

MSF Teams Observe Severe, Devastating Gunshot Injuries in Gaza

Since 1 April, M√©decins Sans Fronti√®res¬†(MSF) teams in Gaza have provided post-operative care to more than 500 people injured by Israeli gunshots, during the Great March of Return demonstrations. The number of patients treated in MSF clinics, over the last three weeks, is more than the number they treated throughout […]

April 22, 2018 8:23 PM IMEMC News & Agencies Gaza Siege, Gaza Strip, International, Israeli attacks, News Report 0

EU Calls for Investigation into Killing of Peaceful Palestinian Demonstrators on Gaza Border

The European Union (EU) has called for the opening of a full investigation regarding the killing of Palestinian demonstrators by Israeli forces along the Gaza Strip’s borders, on Friday. The EU mentioned, in a press release, that the soldiers used live bullets intensively, leading to the death of 4 demonstrators, […]

April 22, 2018 8:12 PM IMEMC News & Agencies Gaza Strip, International, International Politics, Israeli attacks, News Report 0

Army Shoots Three Youth in Gaza

Israeli snipers stationed at the Gaza borders, Sunday, fired live ammunition at two Palestinian youth during ongoing protests east of Khan Younis, in the south of the Gaza Strip. Medical sources said that Israeli snipers shot the two youth in their feet. Their medical condition was described at moderate. East […]

April 22, 2018 8:01 PM IMEMC News & Agencies Gaza Siege, Gaza Strip, Israeli attacks, News Report 0

Israeli Soldiers Damage, Close Print Shop in Jerusalem

Israeli forces, on Sunday morning, have attacked and closed down a print shop in Beit Anan village, northwest of Jerusalem, under the pretext of printing ‚Äúinciting materials‚ÄĚ, PNN reports. According to the owner of the print shop, Israeli soldiers invaded the area at 6:00 AM, where they partially demolished the […]

April 22, 2018 7:52 PM IMEMC News & Agencies Israeli attacks, Jerusalem, News Report 0

Settlers Raid Village, Spray Racist Graffiti, Puncture Tires

Israeli settlers raided a Palestinian town in the central occupied West Bank district of Ramallah before dawn, on Friday, puncturing the tires of several vehicles and spraying racist, anti-Arab graffiti across the town. Residents of the town of Burqa, east of Ramallah, told Ma‚Äôan News Agency that they woke up […]

April 21, 2018 7:13 PM IMEMC News & Agencies Israeli attacks, Israeli Settlement, News Report, Ramallah 0

US State Department Drops ‘Occupied Territories’ from Annual Human Right Report

The US State Department has dropped, from its annual human rights report released on Friday, the term ‚ÄúOccupied Territories‚ÄĚ when making reference to the West Bank, East Jerusalem and Gaza, according to the Washington-based Institute for Middle East Understanding (IMEU), which it said is a major shift in US foreign […]

April 21, 2018 7:05 PM IMEMC News & Agencies Human rights, International, News Report 0

Israeli Soldiers Killed Four Palestinians, Including A Child, Injured 729, In Gaza On Friday

The Palestinian Health Ministry has confirmed that Israeli soldiers shot and killed, Friday, four Palestinians, including one child, and injured more than 729, including 24 children and twelve women, after the army resorted to the excessive use of force against protesters, on their lands, near the border fence, in the […]

April 21, 2018 7:26 AM IMEMC News Beit Hanoun, Beit Lahia, Deir al-Balah, Gaza City, Gaza Strip, Israeli attacks, Khan Younis, News Report, Rafah 0

Natalie Portman Rejects Israel Prize in Light of its Crimes in Gaza

After decades of egregious human rights violations against Palestinians, Israel’s recent¬†massacre¬†of peaceful protesters in Gaza has made its brand so toxic that even well-known Israeli-American cultural figures, like Natalie Portman, now¬†refuse¬†to blatantly whitewash, or art-wash, Israeli crimes and apartheid policies. The Palestinian-led, Nobel Peace Prize nominated Boycott, Divestment and Sanctions […]

April 20, 2018 9:59 PM IMEMC News & Agencies Boycott Movement, International, News Report 0

Palestinian Succumbs to Wounds Sustained in Gaza Protests

Palestinian men carry a man wounded during confrontations with Israeli security forces, outside a hospital in Khan Younis in the southern Gaza Strip, on October 9, 2015. (AFP) A Palestinian man from the northern Gaza Strip who was critically injured earlier on Friday was pronounced dead, later in the afternoon. […]

April 20, 2018 9:52 PM IMEMC News & Agencies Gaza Strip, Israeli attacks, News Report, Non-violent action 0

Israel Shutters Media Organization Serving Palestinian Youth in Jerusalem

An Israeli defense ministry order to close the Elia Youth Media Foundation is taped to its doors, April 12, 2018. Photo credit: the Wadi Hilweh Information Center. POSTED BY:¬†AMALYA DUBROVSKY¬†APRIL 19, 2018 Palestinians condemn the closure as a blatant attempt to undermine Palestinian presence in the holy city and stifle […]

April 20, 2018 9:43 PM Alternative Information Center Israeli Politics, Jerusalem, News Report 0

Palestinians Assaulted by Israeli Settlers South of Bethlehem

Israeli settlers, overnight, assaulted five Palestinians to south of Bethlehem, in the southern West Bank, said security sources. A group of settlers from Bat Ayin settlement, which is a part of the cluster of Israeli settlements making up the Gush Etzion bloc, intercepted five Palestinian chess referees and hurled stones […]

April 20, 2018 9:37 PM IMEMC News & Agencies Bethlehem, Israeli attacks, Israeli Settlement, News Report 0

Haniyeh: Hamas Ready for Prisoner Swap Deal with Israel

Chief of Hamas Political Bureau Ismail Haniyeh said, on Tuesday, that his movement is ready for a prisoner swap with Israel through third-party mediation. In a televised speech to mark Palestinian Prisoners‚Äô Day, Haniyeh said: ‚ÄúWe are ready to start talks to achieve a prisoner exchange deal via a mediator.‚ÄĚ […]

April 20, 2018 9:28 PM IMEMC News & Agencies Gaza Strip, News Report, Prisoners 0

Soldiers Injure A Child With Live Fire Near Nablus

Israeli soldiers shot, Friday, a Palestinian child with live fire, and caused many to suffer the effects of teargas inhalation, in the al-Lubban ash-Sharqiya village, south of the northern West Bank city of Nablus. The soldiers assaulted the Palestinians who marched in their village, protesting the ongoing illegal Israeli occupation […]

April 20, 2018 5:30 PM IMEMC News Israeli attacks, Nablus, News Report, West Bank 0