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Bennett: It’s time to recognize the West Bank as ‘Israel’

Israeli minister Naftali Bennett has reiterated his call for the occupied West Bank to be formally annexed, speaking on Monday evening at an event organised by pro-settler news site Arutz Sheva. Education Minister and Diaspora Affairs Minister, Bennett declared that Israel has “a very rare opportunity now”, referring to US […]

November 24, 2017 2:56 AM IMEMC News & Agencies Israel, Israeli Politics, Israeli Settlement, News Report 0

Soldiers Injure Several Palestinians In Hebron

Several Israeli army jeeps invaded, on Thursday evening, the ath-Thaher area, in Beit Ummar town, north of the southern West Bank city of Hebron, and caused many Palestinians to suffer the effects of teargas inhalation. Media sources in Hebron said the soldiers fired several gas bombs at Palestinians in the […]

November 23, 2017 7:55 PM IMEMC News Hebron, News Report, West Bank 0

Army Confiscates A Garbage Collection Truck Near Nablus

Israeli soldiers confiscated, Thursday, a garbage collection truck owned by the Joint Services Council for Solid Waste Management, from ‘Aqraba village, south of Nablus, in the northern part of the occupied West Bank. Yousef Deeriyya, a member of the Popular Committee against the Wall and Colonies in Aqraba, said the […]

November 23, 2017 7:32 PM IMEMC News Israeli attacks, Israeli Settlement, Nablus, News Report, West Bank 0

Israeli Soldiers Abduct Nine Palestinians In The West Bank

Israeli soldiers abducted, overnight until Thursday at dawn, nine Palestinians, including a child, only nine years of age, in several parts of the occupied West Bank, the Palestinian Prisoners’ Society (PPS) has reported. The PPS said that the soldiers invaded many homes in the southern West Bank governorate of Hebron, […]

November 23, 2017 6:16 PM IMEMC News Bethlehem, Hebron, Israeli attacks, Jenin, News Report, Ramallah, Tulkarem, West Bank 0

US State Department Confirms Rapport with Palestinian Authority

US State Department confirmed, Tuesday, that it keeps communication with the Palestinian Authority (PA) despite its decision to close the Palestine Liberation Office’s DC venue. “In our view, communications are not frozen,” State Department spokeswoman Heather Nauert told reporters in a briefing Tuesday afternoon, Al Ray reports. “Conversations will be […]

November 23, 2017 6:11 AM IMEMC News & Agencies International, International News, International Politics, News Report, Palestinian Politics 0

US Palestinians Start Campaign in Protest against Closure of PLO Office

Palestinian communities in the United States are continuing with their campaign against the US State Department’s decision not to renew the license of the Palestinian diplomatic delegation in Washington and to shut down its office. Multiple meetings have been held, and a letter was written to US Secretary of State […]

November 23, 2017 5:55 AM IMEMC News & Agencies Arab World, International, News Report, Palestinian Politics 0

PPS: “Israeli Soldiers Abduct 16 Palestinians In The West Bank”

Israeli soldiers abducted, on Wednesday at dawn, sixteen Palestinians, including one woman, from several parts of the occupied West Bank, the Palestinian Prisoners’ Society (PPS) has reported. The Hebron office of the PPS, in southern West Bank, said the soldiers abducted Maisoon Anis al-Halees, from Yatta town, south of Hebron, […]

November 22, 2017 12:03 PM IMEMC News Bethlehem, Hebron, Israeli attacks, Jenin, News Report, Ramallah, West Bank 0

Israeli Soldiers Abduct Two Palestinians Near Jenin

Several Israeli army jeeps invaded, on Wednesday at dawn, Barta’a town, isolated behind the Annexation Wall, southwest of Jenin in northern West bank, and abducted a young man, in addition to abducting another Palestinian at a military roadblock. Media sources in Jenin said the soldiers invaded and searched homes, in […]

November 22, 2017 11:44 AM IMEMC News Israeli attacks, Jenin, News Report, Qalqilia, West Bank 0

Israeli Soldiers Abduct Two Palestinians In Northern Gaza; Navy Fires At Fishing Boats

Israeli soldiers abducted, on Wednesday morning, two young men in Palestinian lands close to the border fence, in Beit Lahia, in the northern part of the Gaza Strip. Israeli navy ships fired live rounds at fishing boats northwest of Gaza City. The WAFA Palestinian News Agency has reported that the […]

November 22, 2017 10:47 AM IMEMC News Beit Lahia, Gaza City, Gaza Siege, Gaza Strip, Israeli attacks, News Report 0

Israel Delays Court Session Of Senior Nonviolent Activist Abdullah Abu Rahma

The Ofer Israeli military court, near Ramallah in central West Bank, has delayed the deliberations of the case against senior nonviolent activist, the head of the “Colonization and Wall Resistance Commission,” Abdullah Abu Rahma. Abu Rahma was abducted last Sunday at dawn, along with Ahmad Abu Rahma, 16, after the […]

November 22, 2017 10:32 AM IMEMC News Israeli attacks, News Report, Prisoners, Ramallah, West Bank 0

Updated: “Israeli Soldiers Demolish Two Palestinian Homes In Jerusalem”

Israeli soldiers demolished, on Wednesday morning, two Palestinian homes in Shu’fat neighborhood, and al-Isawiya town, in occupied East Jerusalem. Media sources in Shu’fat, said the soldiers invaded the neighborhood, and demolished a homes, owned by Mohammad Kamal Abu Khdier. The army claims that the home was built without a permit […]

November 22, 2017 10:04 AM IMEMC News Israeli attacks, Jerusalem, News Report, West Bank 0

Israeli Soldiers Invade Residential Towers Slated For Demolition Near Qalandia Terminal

Dozens of Israeli soldiers, and Army Corps of Engineers, invaded on Tuesday at dawn, the al-Matar neighborhood, adjoining Kafr ‘Aqab neighborhood, close to Qalandia terminal, north of occupied East Jerusalem, and broke into apartments in residential towers, slated for demolition for their “proximity to the Annexation Wall,” and for “being […]

November 21, 2017 1:13 PM IMEMC News Israeli attacks, Jerusalem, News Report, West Bank 0

Soldiers Abduct Four Palestinians in Ramallah And Nablus

Israeli soldiers abducted, on Tuesday at dawn, four Palestinians from their homes in Ramallah, in central West Bank, and Nablus, in the northern part of the West Bank, during extensive and violent military searches of homes. The soldiers invaded Budrus town, west of Ramallah, and fired many gas bombs, concussion […]

November 21, 2017 11:56 AM IMEMC News Israeli attacks, Nablus, News Report, Ramallah, West Bank 0

Army Abducts A Teenage Boy Near Hebron

Israeli soldiers invaded, on Tuesday at dawn, Surif town, northwest of the southern West Bank city of Hebron, and abducted a teenage boy from his home. Media sources in Surif said the soldiers abducted Mohammad Nasser Ghneimat, 16, after storming his family’s home and violently searching it. The soldiers handcuffed […]

November 21, 2017 10:47 AM IMEMC News Hebron, Israeli attacks, News Report, West Bank 0

Updated: Israeli Soldiers Abduct Fourteen Palestinians, Including Five Young Women, In Jerusalem

Israeli soldiers abducted, overnight and on Tuesday at dawn, at least fourteen Palestinians, including five young women, in several parts of occupied East Jerusalem, in the West Bank, and took them to many and interrogation centers. The soldiers abducted the head of Silwan’s Assembly of Institutions, Fawzi Sha’ban, and a […]

November 21, 2017 10:18 AM IMEMC News Israeli attacks, Jerusalem, News Report, West Bank 0