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Settler Caravans Erected Near Bethlehem

Israeli settlers, on Wednesday, installed caravans near the village of Nahalin, to the west of Bethlehem, according to local sources. Sobhi Zeidan, head of Nahalin village council, told WAFA that a group of settlers from the nearby illegal settlement of Beitar Elit installed 10 caravans near the fence separating the […]

August 17, 2017 3:56 AM IMEMC News & Agencies Bethlehem, Israeli Settlement, News Report 0

Raids Ongoing at Ramon Prison

The Palestinian Ministry of Prisoners’ Affairs and ex-Prisoners has noted that detainees in Ramon prison have been subjected to  ongoing and vehement onslaught by the Israeli prison administration, through intensified and almost daily raids into the prison’s rooms and sections. The ministry stated that, since early Tuesday morning, the prison […]

August 17, 2017 3:48 AM IMEMC News & Agencies Israel, Israeli attacks, News Report, Prisoners 0

Tayseer Khaled Welcomes Move to Boycott African-Israeli Summit

Member of the Executive Committee of the Palestine Liberation Organization (PLO) & Head of National Bureau to Defend the Land and Resist Colonial Settlements, Tayseer Khaled, has welcomed South Africa’s decision to boycott the African-Israeli Summit on Higher Technology, Communication, Agriculture and Security, to be held in Lomé, Togo, in […]

August 17, 2017 3:31 AM IMEMC News & Agencies Boycott Movement, International, News Report 0

As Part of Excessive Application of Collective Punishment Policy, Israeli Forces Demolish ‘Omer al-‘Abed’s Family House

As part of the collective punishment policy adopted by the Israeli forces against the Palestinian civilians accused of carrying out attacks against Israeli soldiers or/and settlers, on Wednesday, 16 August 2017, the Israeli forces demolished a house belonging to ‘Omer ‘Abdel Jalil al-‘Abed in Kobar village, northwest of Ramallah.  The […]

August 16, 2017 2:58 PM PCHR Gaza Human rights, Israeli attacks, News Report, Ramallah, West Bank 0

Israeli Navy Ships Open Fire On Palestinian Fishing Boats

Israeli navy ships opened fire, on Wednesday morning, targeting several Palestinian fishing boats near the coast of Beit Lahia, in the northern part of the Gaza Strip. The attack did not lead to casualties, abductions or property damage, but forced the fishermen back to shore without being able to fish […]

August 16, 2017 12:07 PM IMEMC News Beit Lahia, Gaza Strip, Israeli attacks, News Report 0

Soldiers Abduct Three Palestinians In Tulkarem, One In Jerusalem

Israeli soldiers abducted, early on Wednesday morning, three young Palestinian men in the northern West Bank governorate of Tulkarem, while undercover officers abducted a young man in Shu’fat refugee camp, in occupied Jerusalem. The Tulkarem office of the Palestinian Prisoners’ Society (PPS) has reported that the soldiers invaded Shweika area, […]

August 16, 2017 11:10 AM IMEMC News Israeli attacks, Jerusalem, News Report, Tulkarem, West Bank 0

Army Abducts Nine Palestinians In Jerusalem, Jenin And Hebron

Israeli soldiers abducted, on Wednesday at dawn, four Palestinians in Abu Dis town, and one in at-Tour, in occupied East Jerusalem, in addition to abducting another Palestinian near Jenin, in the northern part of the West Bank, and three in Hebron, in southern West Bank. Many army vehicles invaded Abu […]

August 16, 2017 10:04 AM IMEMC News Hebron, Israeli attacks, Jenin, Jerusalem, News Report, West Bank 0

Israeli Soldiers Demolish A Home, Injure 26 Palestinians, Near Ramallah

Israeli soldiers invaded, on Wednesday at dawn, the village of Kobar, northwest of the central West Bank city of Ramallah, and demolished a home belonging to the family of a Palestinian who stabbed, last month, three Israelis to death, in their home at a nearby colony. The soldiers also injured […]

August 16, 2017 9:40 AM IMEMC News Israeli attacks, News Report, Ramallah, West Bank 0

Army Demolishes A Commercial Building, And A Home, In Jerusalem

Israeli Soldiers demolished, Tuesday, a commercial building, and a home, owned by two Palestinians, in occupied East Jerusalem. The WAFA Palestinian News & Info Agency said dozens of soldiers invaded the Sal’a neighborhood, between Jabal al-Mokabber and Silwan town, south of the Al-Aqsa Mosque, and demolished a commercial structure. It […]

August 16, 2017 8:48 AM IMEMC News Israeli attacks, Jerusalem, News Report, West Bank 0

Israeli Soldiers Abduct A Palestinian In Hebron, Injure Many Near Ramallah

Israeli soldiers abducted, on Tuesday at night, a young Palestinian man in Hebron city, in the southern part of the occupied West Bank, and caused many Palestinians to suffer the severe effects of teargas inhalation near Ramallah, in central West Bank. The Hebron office of the Palestinian Prisoners’ Society (PPS) […]

August 16, 2017 7:46 AM IMEMC News Hebron, Israeli attacks, News Report, Ramallah, West Bank 0

Soldiers Abduct Six Palestinians In Hebron, One In Jerusalem, Break Into shops, Warehouses, In Tulkarem

Israeli soldiers invaded, on Tuesday at dawn, several homes in occupied East Jerusalem, and Hebron in the southern part of the West Bank, violently searched them and abducted six Palestinians in Hebron and one in Jerusalem. The army also broke into shops and warehouses in Tulkarem, in northern West Bank. […]

August 15, 2017 10:50 AM IMEMC News Hebron, Israeli attacks, Jerusalem, News Report, Tulkarem, West Bank 0

Israeli Soldiers Demolish A Building In Jerusalem

Israeli soldiers and personnel of the City Council of occupied East Jerusalem, invaded on Tuesday morning, the town of a-‘Eesawiyya, in occupied East Jerusalem, and demolish a two-story building, used for residence and commercial purposes. The WAFA Palestinian New Agency quoted Raed Abu Mayyala of Jerusalem’s Follow-Up Committee, stating that […]

August 15, 2017 9:19 AM IMEMC News Israeli attacks, Jerusalem, News Report, West Bank 0

Netanyahu Seeks to Amend Israeli Basic Law

Israeli Channel 2 has revealed that the Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu is seeking to make an amendment on an article of the Israeli Basic Law, so that he can make the decision of war alone, without reference to the government or even the Cabinet. Channel 2 reported, according to […]

August 15, 2017 5:30 AM IMEMC News & Agencies Israel, Israeli Politics, News Report 0

Hamdallah Meets with Hamas to Discuss Reconciliation

Palestinian Authority (PA) Prime Minister Rami Hamdallah met with a delegation of Hamas deputies of the Palestinian Legislative Council (PLC) on Monday to discuss ways to end the decade-long political rivalry between the Hamas movement, the de facto ruling party in the blockaded Gaza Strip, and the Fateh-led PA in […]

August 15, 2017 5:23 AM IMEMC News & Agencies News Report, Palestine, Palestinian Politics 0

3 Palestinian Homes Demolished in Yatta Town

Israeli occupation forces, on Monday morning, demolished three homes in the Khashm Al-Daraj area of Yatta town, southern Hebron hills, southern West Bank. The homes were funded by the European Union, and were demolished by Israeli soldiers who broke into the area with bulldozers, closed it off, and began the […]

August 15, 2017 5:17 AM IMEMC News & Agencies Hebron, Israeli Settlement, News Report, Refugees/Immigration 0