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Israeli Navy Continues to Target Gaza Fishermen

Israeli naval forces opened heavy fire early towards Palestinian fishermen and their sailing boats, to the north of Gaza, on Sunday. Local sources reported that theĀ navy targeted the fishermen while they were sailing off of Al-Sudania coast. No injuries were reported, according to Al Ray. Noting theĀ lack of Israeli naval […]

August 29, 2016 1:44 AM IMEMC News & Agencies Gaza Strip, Israeli attacks, News Report 0

Extremist Settlers, Israeli Intelligence Officers Raid Al Aqsa

Israeli settlers and intelligence officers, on Sunday morning, forced their way into al-Aqsa Mosque compound in Jerusalem, according to local sources. Witnesses told WAFA that a group of hard-line Israeli settlers accompanied by intelligence officers broke into the Islamic holy site. There were no reports of clashes between the entering […]

August 29, 2016 1:17 AM IMEMC News & Agencies Holy sites, Israeli attacks, Jerusalem, News Report 0

Palestinian Man Enters 28th Year in Israeli Prison

Palestinian detaineeĀ Raed Mohammad al-Saadi entered his 28th year in Israeli custody on Sunday, making him one of a number of Palestinians currently detained the longest by Israel. Al-Saadi, a 49-year-old native of the village of Silat al-Harithiya, in the northern occupied West Bank district of Jenin, was detained on Aug. […]

August 29, 2016 12:48 AM IMEMC News & Agencies Israel, News Report, Prisoners 0
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Dozens Injured As Israeli Soldiers Fire Gas Bombs At A Soccer Match North Of Jerusalem

Dozens of fans and players suffered the severe effects of tear gas inhalation, Sunday, after Israeli soldiers fired many gas bombs into a stadium during a soccer match, in the ar-Ram town, north of occupied Jerusalem. Eyewitnesses said the soldiers fired dozens of gas bombs into the stadium filled with […]

August 29, 2016 12:38 AM Saed Bannoura Israeli Politics, Jerusalem, News Report, West Bank 0

Israeli Missile Lands near Eastern Gaza

A missile fired from Israel, Sunday, reportedly landedĀ adjacent to the eastern borders of the besieged Gaza Strip. WAFA correspondence reported that huge blast was heard after Israeli occupation forces fired theĀ missile. However, no injuries were reported. For nine consecutive years, Israel has tightened the land and naval closure to isolate […]

August 29, 2016 12:28 AM IMEMC News & Agencies Gaza Strip, Israeli attacks, News Report 0

Shaul Family: “Hamas fighters captured our son alive, not shreds.”

The family of anĀ Israeli soldier captured by Hamas’ al-Qassam Brigades, during the 2014 Israeli military assaultĀ on the Gaza Strip, Oron Shaul, confirmed that their son wasĀ taken alive by Hamas, not “shreds”. See: 07/23/14 Missing Israeli Soldier IdentifiedĀ 07/26/16Ā Israeli Army Claims Captured Soldier Dead According to Al Ray Palestinian Media Agency, Shaul’s […]

August 29, 2016 12:01 AM IMEMC News & Agencies Gaza Strip, Israel, News Report, Palestinian attacks, Prisoners 0

Israeli Military Reportedly Conducting ‘Kneecapping’ Campaign in West Bank

A recent report, published by Haaretzā€™s Amira Hass, claimsĀ that aĀ large number of Palestinians are being targeted with live fireĀ around the knee by soldiers, perhapsĀ leaving them disabled for life, and reminds of the many others who have been injured in a similar way, during earlier raids. The report describes the suffering […]

August 28, 2016 11:29 PM IMEMC News & Agencies Israeli attacks, News Report, West Bank 0
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Army Kidnaps Two Palestinians In Hebron And Jerusalem

Israeli soldiers have kidnapped, Saturday, a young Palestinian man, and a young woman, in two separate incidents in Hebron, and the Qalandia terminal north of occupied Jerusalem, allegedly for carrying knives. Israeli military sources in Hebron, in the southern part of the occupied West Bank, said the soldiers detained a […]

August 28, 2016 7:32 AM IMEMC News Hebron, Israeli attacks, Jerusalem, News Report, West Bank 0

4 Palestinian Hunger Strikers in Critical Condition, Handcuffed to Hospital Beds

Four hunger-striking Palestinian detaineesĀ are reportedly in critical condition at Israelā€™s Assaf Harofeh Hospital, according to a statement released on Saturday by the Palestinian Committee of Prisonersā€™ Affairs, as 120 other Palestinian prisoners continued hunger strikes, in a mass solidarity movement. The four hunger strikers were identified by the committee as […]

August 27, 2016 11:13 PM IMEMC News & Agencies Israel, News Report, Non-violent action, Prisoners 0

Report: 750 Palestinians Held Without Charge or Trial in Israeli Prisons

The Palestinian Detainees and Ex-Detainees Affairs Commission said that at least 750 Palestinians are currently being held without charge or trial in Israeli detention facilities. The commission said, in Ā a press statement, that the Israeli government continues to violate the Fourth Geneva Conventions related to administrative detention, an archaic Israeli […]

August 27, 2016 10:57 PM IMEMC News & Agencies Israel, News Report, Prisoners 0
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Israeli Soldiers Open Fire On Farmers In Gaza

Israeli soldiers, stationed on military towers across the border fence with the besieged Gaza Strip, opened fired, on Saturday morning, at several Palestinian farmers in their own lands, near the Zeitoun and the Shejaā€™eyya neighborhoods, east of Gaza city. The WAFA Palestinian News Agency said the soldiers in two military […]

August 27, 2016 9:24 AM IMEMC News Gaza City, Gaza Siege, Gaza Strip, Israeli attacks, News Report 0
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Israeli Soldiers Kidnap Two Palestinians In Nablus And Jenin

Israeli soldiers kidnapped, on Friday evening, two Palestinians in the northern West Bank districts of Nablus and Jenin. Adel Amer, secretary of the Local Council in Orif village, south of Nablus, said dozens of fanatic Israeli colonists invaded the village, before the local intercepted them, leading to clashes. Amer added […]

August 27, 2016 12:23 AM IMEMC News Israeli attacks, Jenin, News Report, West Bank 0