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Long-awaited Maintenance Work Offers Rare Sight for Palestinians in al-Khalil

03/30/17 | International Solidarity Movement | al-Khalil Team On Wednesday, 29th March, 2017, Israeli forces opened a blocked-off street for the first time in almost two decades to allow long-overdue sewage system works. The alley in occupied al-Khalil (Hebron), open for less than a day, gave Palestinians the rare opportunity […]

March 31, 2017 12:18 AM IMEMC News & Agencies Hebron, Holy sites, Human rights, Israeli Settlement, News Report, Refugees/Immigration 0

Clashes Erupt in West Bank during Land Day Demonstration (VIDEO)

Israeli forces, on Thursday afternoon, fired teargas and sound grenades towards Palestinian protesters who took part in the annual Land Day demonstration. Today, on Thursday, March 30, Land Day was marked with the usual demonstrations in memory of the seizure of 21 thousand dunams of land in Al-Jalil, Al-Muthalth and Al-Naqab on March […]

March 31, 2017 12:01 AM IMEMC News & Agencies Human rights, Internal Unrest, News Report, Refugees/Immigration, West Bank 0

Israeli Soldiers Injure 50 Palestinians Near Nablus

Israeli soldiers attacked, Thursday, Palestinian protesters marking the 41st anniversary of Palestinian Lands Day, shot at least fifty with rubber-coated steel bullets, and caused dozens to suffer the effects of teargas inhalation, in Madama village, southwest of the northern West Bank city of Nablus. The Palestinian Red Crescent has confirmed […]

March 30, 2017 4:41 PM IMEMC News Israeli attacks, Israeli Settlement, Nablus, News Report, Palestine, West Bank 0

Israeli Soldiers Abduct Eleven Palestinians In The West Bank

Israeli soldiers abducted, overnight and at dawn Thursday, eleven Palestinians, including a child, in different parts of the occupied West Bank, including in occupied Jerusalem, the Palestinian Prisoners’ Society (PPS) has reported. The Tubas office of the PPS, in the northeastern part of the West Bank, said the soldiers abducted […]

March 30, 2017 12:12 PM IMEMC News Hebron, Israeli attacks, Jenin, Jericho, Jerusalem, News Report, Ramallah, Tubas, West Bank 0

Israeli Soldiers Invade Abu Dis, Abduct A Child In Shu’fat, In Jerusalem

Israeli soldiers invaded, on Thursday morning, Abu Dis town, southeast of occupied East Jerusalem, clashed with many local youngsters, and fired gas bombs, concussion grenades and rubber-coated steel bullets. The soldiers also abducted a child from his home in Shu’fat refugee camp, The invasion into Abu Dis wasn’t the first […]

March 30, 2017 11:29 AM IMEMC News Israeli attacks, Jerusalem, News Report 0

Israeli Soldiers Kill A Palestinian Woman In Jerusalem

Israeli soldiers shot and killed, on Thursday evening, a Palestinian woman in Bab al-‘Amoud area, in occupied East Jerusalem, after the army claimed she “carried scissors” and attempted to attack the soldiers. Palestinian medical sources said the woman, identified as Seham Rateb Nimir, 49, from Shu’fat refugee camp, north of […]

March 30, 2017 10:41 AM IMEMC News Israeli attacks, Jerusalem, News Report, West Bank 0

Israeli Soldiers Injure Several Palestinians In Jenin

Israeli soldiers invaded, on Thursday at dawn, Jenin city, in the northern part of the occupied West Bank, and clashed with local youths, causing many to suffer the severe effects of teargas inhalation, and confiscated three computers from the home of a blind former political prisoner in Ya’bad nearby town. […]

March 30, 2017 9:24 AM IMEMC News Israeli attacks, Jenin, News Report, West Bank 0

Israeli Army Abducts Two Palestinians, Injures One, In Tubas

Israeli soldiers invaded, on Thursday at dawn, Tubas city and the al-Far’a refugee camp, in the northeastern part of the occupied West Bank, shot and injured one Palestinian, and abducted two others. The Tubas office of the Palestinian Prisoners Society (PPS) said the soldiers invaded several neighborhoods in Tubas, and […]

March 30, 2017 9:05 AM IMEMC News Israeli attacks, News Report, Tubas, West Bank 0

Israeli Soldiers Abduct Two Palestinians In Hebron

Israeli soldiers invaded, on Thursday at dawn, the towns of Beit Ummar and Bani Neim, in the southern West Bank district of Hebron, searched homes and abducted two Palestinians. The soldiers surrounded Beit Ummar and Bani Neim towns, north and east of Hebron, before storming and violently searching homes, and […]

March 30, 2017 8:46 AM IMEMC News Hebron, Israeli attacks, News Report, West Bank 0

ICHR Demands Hamas To Void Decision Restricting Freedom Of Movement

The Independent Commission for Human Rights (ICHR) issued a statement voicing serious concerns regarding a decision made by the Ministry of Interior and National Security, run by the Hamas movement in Gaza, placing strict conditions that severely limit the freedom of movement of Palestinians wishing to travel through Beit Hanoun […]

March 30, 2017 8:18 AM IMEMC News Gaza Siege, Gaza Strip, Human rights, Internal Unrest, News Report 0

Israeli Soldiers Abduct Three Children From Jerusalem

Israeli soldiers invaded, on Wednesday at dawn, Ras al-Amoud neighborhood, in Silwan town, south of the Al-Aqsa Mosque, in occupied Jerusalem, and abducted three Palestinian children from their homes. The soldiers invaded and searched many homes, and interrogated several young men, while inspecting their ID cards, and abducted three children. […]

March 29, 2017 10:08 AM IMEMC News Israeli attacks, Jerusalem, News Report, West Bank 0

Army Abducts One Palestinian, Injures Several Others, In Jenin

Israeli soldiers invaded, on Wednesday at dawn, the northern West Bank city of Jenin, and nearby towns, broke into and searched many homes, and abducted one Palestinian. The soldiers also injured several Palestinians, and caused damage to cars and homes, in Jaba’ town, south of Jenin. Media sources in Jenin […]

March 29, 2017 9:57 AM IMEMC News Israeli attacks, Jenin, News Report, West Bank 0

Israeli Soldiers Demolish Two Homes In Jerusalem

Israeli soldiers demolished, on Wednesday morning, two Palestinian homes in Jabal al-Mokabber village, in the southern part of occupied Jerusalem, after violently forcing the families out. The two homes are owned by Islam and Imam al-‘Abbassi in the Sal’a neighborhood in Jabal al-Mokabber; the army said the buildings were constructed […]

March 29, 2017 8:14 AM IMEMC News Israeli attacks, Jerusalem, News Report, West Bank 0

Palestinian Student Kifah Quzmar Launches Hunger Strike Under Interrogation

Palestinian university student Kifah Quzmar, in his final year studying business administration at Bir Zeit University, launched a hunger strike on Sunday, 26 March in Ashkelon prison, where he is held shackled and remains under interrogation after 22 days of imprisonment. Quzmar, a popular, well-known student, was seized by Israeli […]

March 29, 2017 3:58 AM IMEMC News & Agencies Israel, News Report, Prisoners 0

West Bank: Bethlehem-area Residents Prevent Seizure of their Lands as Demolitions Continue in Jordan Valley

Residents of the Bethlehem-area village of Walaja, on Tuesday, confronted Israelis who came to their land and marked it in preparation to take it over, according to Hasan Breijieh, an activist with the anti-settlements, anti-wall committee in Bethlehem. Breijieh told WAFA correspondence that staff from an Israeli company known as Yoel, […]

March 29, 2017 3:49 AM IMEMC News & Agencies Bethlehem, Israeli attacks, Jordan Valley, News Report, Refugees/Immigration, West Bank 0