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Amnesty International: ‘Secret trial’ of Gaza aid worker will not deliver justice

Israeli authorities must ensure that the trial of a detained humanitarian worker employed by the charity “World Vision” is fair and open, said Amnesty International on the eve of his trial, amid reports that the proceedings are due to take place in secret. Mohammed al-Halabi, the manager of Gaza operations […]

August 31, 2016 12:43 AM IMEMC News & Agencies Gaza Strip, Human rights, News Report 0
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Egypt Opens Rafah Border Crossing to Gaza for Three Days

(Photo: PNN archive image) nsnbc : Egypt will open the Rafah border crossing between Egypt’s North Sinai province and Palestine’s Gaza Strip for three days to accommodate Palestinian pilgrims. The Egyptian government repeatedly stressed that it would like to normalize the opening of the border checkpoint. However, the continued impasse […]

August 31, 2016 12:29 AM IMEMC News & Agencies Gaza Strip, News Report, Refugees/Immigration 0
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PPS: “Army Kidnaps Twenty-One Palestinians In The West Bank”

The Palestinian Prisoners Society (PPS) has reported that Israeli soldiers have kidnapped, overnight and on Tuesday, twenty-one Palestinians, during massive military invasions and searches of homes, in different parts of the occupied West Bank. The PPS said the soldiers invaded several towns in the southern West Bank district of Hebron, […]

August 30, 2016 12:16 PM IMEMC News Hebron, Israeli attacks, Jenin, News Report, Ramallah, Salfit, Tubas, Tulkarem, West Bank 0
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Updated: Israeli Army Kidnaps Nine Palestinians In Hebron

Israeli soldiers invaded, on Tuesday, several Palestinian communities in the southern West Bank district of Hebron, searched and ransacked many homes, and kidnapped nine Palestinians. Mohammad Awad, the media spokesperson of the Popular Committee in Beit Ummar town, north of Hebron, said the soldiers invaded the al-Qarn, al-Bayyada and al-Batn […]

August 30, 2016 11:40 AM IMEMC News Hebron, Israeli attacks, News Report, West Bank 0
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Israeli Army Demolishes A Palestinian Home In Sur Baher

Israeli soldiers invaded, on Tuesday, Sur Baher town, southeast of occupied East Jerusalem, and demolished one home, reportedly for being built without a permit. Eyewitnesses said a large Israeli military force invaded the town, accompanying personnel of the city council, and besieged the entire area before demolishing a home belonging […]

August 30, 2016 11:24 AM IMEMC News Israeli attacks, Jerusalem, News Report, West Bank 0
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Army Kidnaps Three Palestinians In Tulkarem And Jenin

Israeli soldiers kidnapped, on Tuesday at dawn, three Palestinians in the northern West Bank districts of Tulkarem and Jenin, and took them to nearby military camps. The Tulkarem office of the Palestinian Prisoners Society (PPS) said the soldiers invaded Thannaba area, east of Tulkarem, searched homes and kidnapped Bilal Kamel […]

August 30, 2016 9:10 AM IMEMC News Israeli attacks, Jenin, News Report, Tulkarem, West Bank 0
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Palestinian Family In Jerusalem Buries Son Who Was Killed By The Army In October Of 2015

The Israeli authorities released, on Tuesday at dawn, the body of Tha’er Abu Ghazala, 19, who was killed by the army on October 8th, 2015, after reportedly stabbing and wounding a soldier, and three other Israelis, in Tel Aviv. Abu Ghazala is from Kufur Aqab, north of occupied Jerusalem. The […]

August 30, 2016 8:18 AM IMEMC News Israeli attacks, Jerusalem, News Report, West Bank 0
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Israeli Soldiers Detonate A Palestinian Home In Hebron

Dozens of Israeli soldiers invaded, on Tuesday at dawn, the town of Doura, south of Hebron, in the southern part of the occupied West Bank, and demolished a home of a political prisoner. The Maan News Agency said the soldiers invaded Doura town, wired the home of detainee Mohammad Abdul-Majid […]

August 30, 2016 7:45 AM IMEMC News Hebron, Israeli attacks, News Report, West Bank 0
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Funeral of Palestinian killed by PA Security Forces draws a thousand mourners

Over a thousand people gathered in downtown Nablus Sunday for the funeral of a Palestinian man who was apparently beaten to death in prison by Palestinian Authority security forces after his arrest for the shooting death of two Palestinian Authority officers. Ahmad Izz Halaweh was a leader in the al-Aqsa […]

August 29, 2016 10:43 AM IMEMC News Internal Unrest, Nablus, News Report, Palestinian attacks, Palestinian Politics 0
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Israeli Soldiers Kidnap ten Palestinians In The West Bank

The Palestinian Prisoners Society (PPS) has reported that Israeli soldiers kidnapped, on Monday at dawn and late on Sunday at night, at least ten Palestinians in different parts of the occupied West Bank. Two fishers were also kidnapped in Gaza territorial waters. The Nablus office of the PPS, in the […]

August 29, 2016 10:03 AM IMEMC News Gaza Strip, Israeli attacks, Jenin, Nablus, News Report, Ramallah, West Bank 0
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Israeli Navy Kidnaps Two Fishers In Gaza

Israeli navy ships attacked, earlier Monday, a number of Palestinian fishing boats in Gaza territorial waters, in the Sudaniyya Sea area, northwest of Gaza city, kidnapped two fishers and confiscated their boat. The WAFA Palestinian News Agency said the navy opened fire on several boats, before attacking one of them, […]

August 29, 2016 9:20 AM IMEMC News Gaza City, Gaza Siege, Gaza Strip, Israeli attacks, News Report 0
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Updated – Israeli Soldiers Kidnap Six Palestinians In Jenin

Israeli soldiers kidnapped, on Monday at dawn, six Palestinians from the northern West Bank district of Jenin, four of them after stopping them at a military roadblock on the Nablus-Ramallah road. The Jenin office of the Palestinian Prisoners Society (PPS) said the soldiers invaded the Jenin refugee camp, searched homes, […]

August 29, 2016 8:38 AM IMEMC News Hebron, Israeli attacks, Jenin, News Report, West Bank 0