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As Jewish Extremists Provoke Residents of Old City Jerusalem, Palestinians Prepare to Mark 100 Years since Balfour Declaration

Hardline Jewish Israeli extremists marched on Monday, through annexed East Jerusalem’s Old City area, provoking the city’s Palestinian residents and, in some instances, holding religious rituals at the gates of al-Aqsa Mosque, residents said. The extremists, who held their activities under heavy police protection, were marking the last day of […]

October 24, 2016 9:30 PM IMEMC News & Agencies Holy sites, International Politics, Jerusalem, News Report, Palestine 0

Lieberman: Israel Will Lift Seige on Gaza Strip if Hamas Demilitarizes

In a controversial move, the leading Palestinian newspaper, Al-Quds, has conducted a long interview with Israeli Minister of Defense Avigdor Lieberman,  raising sharp criticism within the Palestinian community who called the interview an act of “normalizing occupation”. In the interview, Lieberman said, according to the PNN, that Israel is ready […]

October 24, 2016 6:42 PM IMEMC News & Agencies Gaza Siege, International, Israeli Politics, News Report 0
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Israeli Air Force Fires Missiles Into A Hamas Site In Gaza

The Israeli Force fired, on Monday morning, at least one missile into a site, rub by the Al-Qassam Brigades the armed wing of Hamas, east of Beit Hanoun, in the northern part of the Gaza Strip, after a shell was reportedly fired from Gaza. Israeli military sources said the Air […]

October 24, 2016 10:34 AM IMEMC News Beit Hanoun, Gaza Strip, Israeli attacks, News Report, Palestinian attacks 0

Israeli Soldiers Invade The Office Of The Popular Committee Against The Wall In Hebron

Several Israeli soldiers invaded, Sunday, the office of the Palestinian Committee against the Annexation Wall and Colonies, in Hebron’s Old city, in the southern part of the occupied West Bank. Younis ‘Arar, the head of the popular committee in Hebron, said the soldiers invaded the building, and were demanding the […]

October 23, 2016 2:06 PM IMEMC News Hebron, Israeli attacks, News Report, West Bank 0
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After Kidnapping 20 In Jerusalem, Army Kidnaps Six Palestinians Several Parts Of The West Bank

Israeli soldiers invaded, on Sunday at dawn, several districts in the occupied West Bank, searched many homes and kidnapped at least six Palestinians. The soldiers also confiscated large sums of cash in Qalqilia and Hebron, and kidnapped 20 Palestinians in occupied East Jerusalem.   The Tulkarem office of the Palestinian Prisoners […]

October 23, 2016 1:29 PM IMEMC News Hebron, Israeli attacks, Jerusalem, News Report, Qalqilia, Ramallah, Tulkarem, West Bank 0

Israeli Soldiers Kidnap Twenty Palestinians In Jerusalem

Israeli soldiers invaded, on Sunday at dawn, Silwan and the al-‘Eesawiyya towns, Jabal al-Mokabber village and Shu’fat refugee camp, in occupied East Jerusalem, violently searched dozens of homes and kidnapped twenty Palestinians. The Wadi Hilweh Information Center in Silwan (Silwanic) has reported that the soldiers surrounded Silwan, al-‘Eesawiyya and Jabal […]

October 23, 2016 12:36 PM IMEMC News Israeli attacks, Jerusalem, News Report, West Bank 0

General Closure on West Bank Enforced ahead of Jewish Holiday

The Israeli army, on Saturday evening, slapped a total closure on the occupied West Bank and the Gaza Strip, which is to last until Monday night, ahead of the Jewish holiday of “Sukkot”. Tens of thousands of Palestinian workers will not be able to enter  or exit the occupied territories […]

October 23, 2016 10:15 AM IMEMC News & Agencies Internal Unrest, Israeli Politics, News Report, Palestine, Refugees/Immigration 0

Gaza: Qassam Fighter Killed in Tunnel Collapse

A member of the Izz al-Din al-Qassam Brigades, the armed wing of the Hamas movement, was killed in Gaza on Saturday, after an underground tunnel collapsed on him. According to a statement released by the Brigades, Anas Salameh Abu Lashin, from al-Maghazi refugee camp in the central Gaza Strip, was […]

October 23, 2016 2:12 AM IMEMC News & Agencies Gaza Siege, Gaza Strip, News Report, Palestinian Politics 0

Islamic Jihad Calls on PA to Cancel Adherence to Oslo Accords

Secretary General of the Islamic Jihad, Ramadan Shalah, is urging Palestinian Authority (PA) President Mahmoud Abbas to “pluck up his courage” and cancel out the Oslo agreement, according to the PNN. Reaching out to Gaza by phone, during a festival held by the Islamic Jihad, to mark the 29th anniversary […]

October 22, 2016 7:16 PM IMEMC News & Agencies Arab World, International Politics, News Report, Palestine 0

Palestinian Detainees In Galboa’ Prison Declare Hunger Strike

The Palestinian Detainees’ Committee has reported, on Saturday afternoon, that Israeli soldiers of the Masada special unit, of the Israel’s Prison Service, invaded Section 3 of Galboa’ prison, and assaulted many detainees, an issue that pushed them to declare a hunger strike. The head of the Detainees’ Committee Issa Qaraqe […]

October 22, 2016 2:21 PM IMEMC News News Report, Palestine, Prisoners, West Bank 0
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Army Kidnaps A Palestinian In Hebron

The Hebron office of the Palestinian Prisoners Society (PPS) has reported that Israeli soldiers kidnapped, Saturday, a Palestinian man in Hebron city, in the northern part of the occupied West Bank. The PPS said the kidnapped resident has been identified as Jad Ghaleb Tamimi, 38, after breaking into his home, […]

October 22, 2016 1:05 PM IMEMC News Hebron, Israeli attacks, News Report, West Bank 0

Four Hunger Striking Detainees Remain In Solitary Confinement

The Palestinian Detainees’ Committee has reported that four detainees, held by Israel under arbitrary Administrative Detention orders without charges or trial, remain in solitary confinement since they declared their strikes. The Committee stated that Anas Shadeed and Ahmad Abu Fara, both from the southern West Bank city of Hebron, are […]

October 22, 2016 12:29 PM IMEMC News Hebron, Jenin, News Report, Palestine, Prisoners, West Bank 0