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Escalating Settler Attacks Create State of Anxiety in West Bank

A resident of the Palestinian village of al-Sawiyeh stands next to his car after it was vandalized by settlers on April 17, 2018. Photo credit: WAFA/Ayman Noubani POSTED BY:¬†ALTERNATIVE INFORMATION CENTER¬†APRIL 17, 2018 Three Palestinian villages wake up to sweeping property damage and racist graffiti. In the early morning on […]

April 18, 2018 8:14 PM Alternative Information Center Israeli attacks, Israeli Settlement, News Report, West Bank 0

Palestinian Students, Journalists Attacked by Israeli Soldiers and Settlers

Israeli forces, Wednesday, physically assaulted three Palestinian journalists during clashes that broke out in al-‘Arroub refugee camp, north of the southern West Bank district of Hebron, said security sources. Sources told WAFA Israeli soldiers physically assaulted three journalists while they were covering confronatations that erupted near the Palestine technical college, […]

April 18, 2018 8:08 PM IMEMC News & Agencies Hebron, Israeli attacks, Nablus, News Report 0

UNRWA Suffering $300m Financial Deficit

Spokesman for the United Nations Relief and Works Agency (UNRWA) in the Gaza Strip, Adnan Abu Hasna, said that the agency still suffers from a $ 300 million financial deficit, which it considers as an existential threat. Abu Hasna told Voice of Palestine radio, on Wednesday, that the agency continues […]

April 18, 2018 8:01 PM IMEMC News & Agencies Gaza Siege, Gaza Strip, International, News Report, Refugees/Immigration 0

Israeli Colonizers Cut Trees, Write Racist Graffiti, Near Nablus

Several Israeli colonizers, living in Yitzhar illegal colony which was built on Palestinian lands, south of the northern West Bank city of Nablus, wrote racist graffiti and cuts many olive and almond trees in Orif village. The head of Orif Village Council Mazen Shehada said the Israeli assailants cut dozens […]

April 18, 2018 2:18 PM IMEMC News Israeli attacks, Israeli Settlement, Nablus, News Report, West Bank 0

Palestinian Journalist Shot in Head by Israeli Forces Transferred to West Bank Hospital

A Palestinian journalist from Gaza, one of the over 2,000 Palestinians wounded in the past 18 days by Israeli forces, arrived in a coma to Ramallah General Hospital Monday, after repeated delays of his transfer by Israeli authorities and the denial of treatment by Israeli hospitals. Ahmad Abu Hussein, a […]

April 18, 2018 9:41 AM IMEMC News Gaza City, Gaza Strip, Human rights, Israeli attacks, News Report, Non-violent action, Ramallah 0

Army Invades Many Homes In Hebron, Summon Two Palestinians For Interrogation

Dozens of Israeli soldiers invaded, on Wednesday at dawn, the towns of Ethna, Deir Samit, Sa‚Äôir and Bani Neim, in the southern West Bank governorate of Hebron, searched many homes and summoned two Palestinians for interrogation. Media sources in Hebron said the soldiers invaded Ethna town, west of the city, […]

April 18, 2018 9:32 AM IMEMC News Hebron, Israeli attacks, News Report, West Bank 0

Israeli Soldiers Abduct A Guard Of Al-Aqsa Mosque

Israeli soldiers abducted, earlier Wednesday, a Palestinian guard of the Al-Aqsa Mosque in occupied Jerusalem and summoned four others for interrogation. Media sources in Jerusalem said the soldiers abducted the guard, identified as Arafat Najeeb, while trying to enter the holy site through Hotta Gate. They added that the soldiers […]

April 18, 2018 9:07 AM IMEMC News Holy sites, Israeli attacks, Jenin, Jerusalem, News Report, West Bank 0

Army Fires Artillery Shells Into Southern Gaza, Injures Five Palestinians, One Seriously

Israeli soldiers fired, on Wednesday at dawn, at least two artillery shells into Palestinian lands, close to the border fence east of Khuza‚Äôa town, east of Khan Younis, in the southern part of the Gaza Strip, wounding five Palestinians, including one who suffered a serious injury. Media sources said the […]

April 18, 2018 8:30 AM IMEMC News Gaza Strip, Israeli attacks, Khan Younis, News Report 0

Israeli Soldiers Attack Nonviolent Protesters, Journalists, Near Ramallah

Israeli soldiers attacked, Tuesday, dozens of nonviolent protesters and journalists, during a protest held by families of political prisoners near the northern entrance of al-Biereh city, in central West Bank, wounding many of them. The soldiers deliberately attacked journalists documenting the nonviolent procession and fired many gas bombs and concussion […]

April 18, 2018 3:26 AM IMEMC News Israeli attacks, News Report, Non-violent action, Prisoners, Ramallah, West Bank 0

Settlers Seize Three Palestinian-owned Apartments in Jerusalem

Members of the Ruweidi family after settlers take over their homes with the help of the Israeli police, April 8, 2018. Photo credit: the Wadi Hilweh Information Center. POSTED BY:¬†AMALYA DUBROVSKY¬†APRIL 17, 2018 Israeli police supervised the seizure, which displaced 13 members of the Ruweidi family. Israeli police assisted colonial […]

April 17, 2018 11:18 PM Alternative Information Center Human rights, Israeli attacks, Israeli Politics, Israeli Settlement, Jerusalem, Jerusalem, News Report, Refugees/Immigration 0

150 European Organizations Call on EU to Stop Funding Israeli Arms (VIDEO)

Today, on the International Day of Solidarity with Palestinian Political Prisoners, more than 150 European trade unions, political parties, human rights organizations and faith groups from over 16 European countries have issued a call urging the EU to uphold its legal responsibilities and exclude Israeli military companies from EU Framework […]

April 17, 2018 11:07 PM IMEMC News & Agencies Boycott Movement, International, News Report, Non-violent action 0

PPS: “6500 Palestinians Are Detained By Israel; 1928 Abducted This Year‚ÄĚ

The Palestinian Prisoners Society (PPS) issued a statement marking the ‚ÄúPalestinians Prisoners‚Äô Day,” on April 17th, and said that Israel is holding captive 6500 detainees, including 1928 who were abducted since the beginning of this year. In its report, the PPS said that Israel is holding captive 6500 Palestinians, including […]

April 17, 2018 12:27 PM IMEMC News Gaza Strip, Jerusalem, News Report, Palestine, Prisoners, West Bank 0

Israeli Soldiers Abduct Thirteen Palestinians In The West Bank

Israeli soldiers abducted, on Tuesday at dawn, thirteen Palestinians, including a senior political leader of the leftist Popular Front for the Liberation of Palestine (PFLP), during extensive and violent searches of homes in several parts of the occupied West Bank. The soldiers also distributed leaflets in the al-Am‚Äôari refugee camp, […]

April 17, 2018 11:40 AM IMEMC News Israeli attacks, Jenin, Nablus, News Report, Qalqilia, Ramallah, Salfit, West Bank 0

Settlers Storm Archaeological Site, Damage Grave in Islamic Cemetery

A group of Israeli settlers, on Monday, stormed a historic archaeological site in the town of Sebastia, near Nablus, northern West Bank, under heavy protection by the Israeli army. The mayor of Sebastia Mohammed Azem, told WAFA that a number of settlers, broke into the site amid the protection by […]

April 16, 2018 9:33 PM IMEMC News & Agencies Israeli attacks, Israeli Settlement, News Report, West Bank 0

University of Sydney Backs BDS

Dozens of academics at the University of Sydney have declared their support for the Palestinian-led Boycott, Divestment and Sanctions (BDS) movement, reported¬†the Australian. The move comes as a response to the lethal crackdown by Israeli occupation forces on Palestinian protesters in the Gaza Strip. The Australian¬†notes, according to Days of […]

April 16, 2018 9:22 PM IMEMC News & Agencies Boycott Movement, International, News Report 0