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Eyad Hamed

Israeli Soldiers Kill A Palestinian Man In Silwad

Israeli soldiers shot and killed, on Friday, a Palestinian man in Silwad town, east of the central West Bank city of Ramallah, reportedly after he approached a military roadblock and “refused to heed to the soldiers’ demands to stop,” eyewitnesses confirmed he never posed any threat to the soldiers. The […]

August 26, 2016 11:32 PM IMEMC News Israeli attacks, News Report, Ramallah, West Bank 0

Official Response to Closure of Investigation into Israeli Shelling near UNRWA School in Rafah 08/03/14

UNRWA has not been given an opportunity to review the evidence but we have seen the explanation on the Israeli Military Advocate General’s website. In the circumstance it is therefore impossible for us to make specific comments about the way the case has been conducted. According to the UN Secretary […]

August 26, 2016 10:52 PM IMEMC News & Agencies Gaza Strip, International, Israeli attacks, News Report 0
Hebron invasion

Israeli Soldiers Kidnap Two Palestinians Near Hebron

Israeli soldiers invaded, on Friday at dawn, the al-‘Arroub refugee camp, north of Hebron, in the southern part of the occupied West Bank, and kidnapped two Palestinians. The Hebron office of the Palestinian Prisoners Society (PPS) has reported that the soldiers surrounded the refugee camp before invading it, and initiated […]

August 26, 2016 11:40 AM IMEMC News Hebron, Israeli attacks, News Report, West Bank 0

Israeli Navy Opens Fire On Palestinian Fishing Boats

A number of Israeli navy ships attacked, on Friday at dawn, a number of Palestinian fishing boats in Deir al-Balah sea, in central Gaza, and the Sudaniyya area, in the northern part of the coastal region. Eyewitnesses said the navy ships attacked the Palestinian fishing boats, and fired many live […]

August 26, 2016 11:14 AM IMEMC News Gaza Siege, Gaza Strip, Israeli attacks, News Report 0
Result of Israeli airstrike in Gaza Strip (PCHR image)

PCHR Weekly Report: One killed, 16 wounded, 60 bombs dropped by Israeli forces this week

In its Weekly Report On Israeli Human Rights Violations in the Occupied Palestinian Territories for the week of 18– 24 August 2016, the Palestinian Center for Human Rights (PCHR) found that Israeli forces continued systematic crimes in the occupied Palestinian territories. During the past week, Israeli warplanes conducted 60 airstrikes […]

August 26, 2016 9:59 AM IMEMC News Human rights, News Report, Palestine 0
Red Crescent

Army Injures Two Palestinians In Bethlehem, Kidnap A Mother And Her Daughter

Several Israeli military jeeps invaded, on Friday at dawn, the Deheishe refugee camp, south of Bethlehem in the occupied West Bank, shot and injured two Palestinians, and kidnapped a mother and her daughter. The soldiers clashed with dozens of local youths, who hurled stones and empty bottles on the military […]

August 26, 2016 9:55 AM IMEMC News Bethlehem, Israeli attacks, News Report, West Bank 0

Nablus: Dozens of Olive Trees Destroyed by Israeli Forces

Israeli forces, on Thursday morning, cut down dozens of olive trees in the village of Huwwara, to the south of Nablus. Local sources reported, according to Al Ray, that the soldiers destroyed olive trees planted on both sides of the main street, under the pretext of “use as a cover” for Palestinians who throw […]

August 25, 2016 11:03 PM IMEMC News & Agencies Israeli attacks, Nablus, News Report 0

Israel Lobby Smears Black Lawmaker for Meeting Palestinians

08/24/16 Rhania Khalek (Photo: Florida Senator Dwight Bullard has faced onslaught from pro-Israel groups for joining this Dream Defenders delegation to Palestine in May — via Instagram.) Dwight Bullard, a progressive African American state senator representing Florida’s 39th district, is under attack from Israel lobby groups for visiting the Israeli-occupied West […]

August 25, 2016 10:55 PM IMEMC News & Agencies Boycott Movement, Diplomacy, International, News Report, Non-violent action 0

Private Sector Rejects Lieberman’s “Carrot and Stick” Plan

The Palestinian private sector, in a Thursday press statement, rejected and described as “insulting” the so called “carrot and stick” policy unveiled by current Israeli Defense Minister Avigdor Lieberman. The statement, issued by the all-inclusive coordinating council of all the business associations, chambers of commerce, and industrial & trade organizations […]

August 25, 2016 10:42 PM IMEMC News & Agencies Israel, Israeli Politics, News Report, Palestine 0

Netanyahu Opposes Formation of Council to Investigate 2014 Aggression

Families of Israeli soldiers killed during the 2014 military assault on the Gaza Strip said that Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu is still refusing to form a committee for the purpose of studying the outcome of the aggression. In a meeting with the families, Netanyahu devalued the importance of such a committee, and of […]

August 25, 2016 10:28 PM IMEMC News & Agencies Gaza Strip, Israel, Israeli attacks, Israeli Politics, News Report 0
Sari Mohammad Abu Ghurab

Israeli Forces Kill Palestinian Two Months Before He Was To Be Married

A 24-year old Palestinian man, Sari Mohammad Abu Gharab, was killed on Wednesday by Israeli troops near Nablus, just two months before he was scheduled to be married. The Palestinian was shot to death by numerous rounds after allegedly exiting a vehicle that was being chased by an Israeli military […]

August 25, 2016 11:10 AM Celine Hagbard Israeli attacks, News Report, Qalqilia, Ramallah 0
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Army Invades Nablus, Kidnaps Two Palestinians

Israeli soldiers invaded, On Thursday at dawn, the towns of Sebastia and Iraq-Burin, in the northern West Bank district of Nablus, clashed with local youths and kidnapped two Palestinians, including a child. Eyewitnesses in Sebastia town, north of Nablus, said many Israeli military vehicles invaded it and initiated searches of […]

August 25, 2016 11:07 AM IMEMC News Israeli attacks, Nablus, News Report, West Bank 0