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Israeli Authorities to Erect Stone Checkpoint at Ibrahimi Mosque Entrance

Israeli forces are installing a stone checkpoint at the entrance of the Ibrahimi Mosque to restrict Palestinians from entering it, to visit and  to pray. As the Hebron Rehabilitation Committee’s General Manager, Imad Hamdan, illustrated, the new checkpoint will be made of stone in a permanent-style, in front of the […]

July 22, 2016 10:43 PM IMEMC News & Agencies Hebron, Holy sites, Israeli Politics, News Report, Refugees/Immigration 0

Ahmad Dawabsha Released from Hospital

Nearly one year to the date that his mother, father, and 18-month-old brother were murdered, as Jewish extremists firebombed their family home, six-year-old Ahmad Dawabsha was released from Israel’s Sheba Medical Center, Tel Hashomer, on Friday, according to Israeli media. The young boy was severely injured in the high-profile attack […]

July 22, 2016 10:31 PM IMEMC News & Agencies Internal Unrest, Israel, Israeli attacks, Israeli Settlement, Nablus, News Report 0

Syria: PLO Statement on Beheading of Palestinian Boy in Aleppo (VIDEO)

The Palestine Liberation Organization’s Executive Committee, on Thursday, condemned the heinous murder of 12-year-old Abdullah Issa, a Palestinian refugee in Syria and demanded immediate international intervention to bring those behind the beheading to justice. Chief Palestinian negotiator Dr. Saeb Erekat issued a press release, recently,  in which he addressed a video […]

July 22, 2016 10:18 PM IMEMC News & Agencies Arab World, Human rights, Internal Unrest, International News, News Report, Refugees/Immigration 0
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Israeli Soldiers Injure Two Palestinians In Kufur Qaddoum

Israeli soldiers invaded, Friday, the town of Kufur Qaddoum, in the northern West Bank district if Qalqilia, and assaulted the weekly protest, wounding two Palestinians, and causing many others to suffer the effects of tear gas inhalation. The protest started from the center of Kufur Qaddoum, in participation with many Israeli […]

July 22, 2016 10:11 PM IMEMC News Israeli attacks, News Report, Non-violent action, Qalqilia, West Bank 0

UNRWA: Growth Needs in Gaza Exceed Financial Aid

The United Nations Relief and Works Agency for Palestinian Refugees, UNRWA, warned on Wednesday of the growth needs of Palestinian refugees, in the Gaza Strip, which exceed their financial support. In its emergency report on the crisis in Gaza, UNRWA noted an increased demand for services resulting from the growth in the number […]

July 22, 2016 9:22 PM IMEMC News & Agencies Gaza Siege, Gaza Strip, Human rights, International, International News, News Report, Refugees/Immigration 0

European Parliamentary Members Call on EU in Support of Boycott Movement

More than 30 members of the European parliament have called on  EU High Representative Federica Mogherini to take measures assuring freedom of expression regarding the Palestinian-led Boycott, Divestment and Sanctions (BDS) movement for justice and equality and recognizing Omar Barghouti, a co-founder of the BDS movement, as a human rights […]

July 22, 2016 9:11 PM IMEMC News & Agencies Boycott Movement, Diplomacy, Human rights, Internal Unrest, International, International News, International Politics, Israeli Settlement, News Report, Refugees/Immigration 0
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Israeli military invades Beit Sahour after shots fired at Israeli settler’s vehicle

Israeli forces moved into the eastern part of the town of Beit Sahour, just outside Bethlehem, after unknown persons fired several shots at a vehicle driven by an Israeli settler near the settlement of Har Homa.

July 22, 2016 11:07 AM Celine Hagbard Bethlehem, Israeli attacks, Israeli Settlement, News Report, Palestinian attacks 0
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Army Kidnaps A Palestinian In Bethlehem, Invades Villages Near Ramallah

Israeli soldiers kidnapped, on Friday at dawn, one Palestinian in the West Bank city of Bethlehem, and summoned four others for interrogation. The soldiers also invaded two villages, near the central West Bank city of Ramallah. The Bethlehem office of the Palestinian Prisoners Society (PPS) has reported that the soldiers […]

July 22, 2016 10:39 AM IMEMC News Bethlehem, Israeli attacks, News Report, Ramallah, West Bank 0

Scores Attend “Disturbing the Peace” Wall-Screening in Bethlehem

As part of Combatants for Peace 10 years anniversary and in cooperation with Cinema for Peace foundation Berlin, CFP organized on Thursday night at the town of Beit Jala near Bethlehem, a screening of Disturbing the Peace film by Steve Apkon and Andrew Young. The film was projected on the […]

July 21, 2016 11:43 PM Ghassan Bannoura Bethlehem, News Report, Non-violent action 0
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Army Carries Out A Limited Invasion Into Southern Gaza

At least three armored Israeli military bulldozers and four tanks carried out, on Thursday morning, a limited invasion into Palestinian lands, east of Rafah, in the southern part of the besieged Gaza Strip. Eyewitnesses said the tanks and bulldozers left a military base across the border fence, and advanced dozens of […]

July 21, 2016 11:10 AM IMEMC News Gaza City, Gaza Siege, Israeli attacks, News Report, Rafah 0
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Israeli Soldiers Kidnap Thirteen Palestinians In Nablus

Hundreds of Israeli soldiers invaded, on Thursday at dawn, several communities in the Nablus district, in the northern part of the occupied West Bank, violently searched dozens of homes, causing excessive damage, and kidnapped thirteen Palestinians, including security officers. Media sources in Nablus said hundreds of soldiers invaded Kufur Qalil […]

July 21, 2016 10:56 AM IMEMC News Israeli attacks, Nablus, News Report, West Bank 0
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Israeli soldiers Kidnap Two Palestinians In Bethlehem

The Bethlehem office of the Palestinian Prisoners Society (PPS) in the occupied West Bank has reported that Israeli soldiers invaded Hindaza area, and Aida refugee camp, kidnapped two Palestinians and summoned two others for interrogation. The PPS stated that the soldiers kidnapped Mahmoud Hasan al-Wreidan, 40, from Hindaza area, east […]

July 21, 2016 9:51 AM IMEMC News Bethlehem, Israeli attacks, News Report, West Bank 0