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Palestinian Officials Refer to ICC for Israeli Crimes and Violations

The State of Palestine, as a party to the Rome Statute, has signed a referral to the International Criminal Court (ICC). The referral should cover all the Israeli crimes and violations committed or to be committed against the people of Palestine, in the past, present and future, said the Higher […]

May 22, 2018 8:05 PM IMEMC News & Agencies International, International Politics, Israeli attacks, News Report, Non-violent action 0

Army Abducts Five Palestinians In Hebron, Searches Homes In Qalqilia

Israeli soldiers abducted, on Tuesday at dawn, five Palestinians in Hebron, in the southern part of the occupied West Bank, after searching their homes, in addition to invading and searching homes in Qalqilia, in northern West Bank. The Hebron office of the Palestinian Prisoners’ Society (PPS) said the soldiers invaded […]

May 22, 2018 12:13 PM IMEMC News Bethlehem, Hebron, Israeli attacks, News Report, Qalqilia, West Bank 0

Israeli Soldiers Abduct Seven Palestinians In Jerusalem

Israeli soldiers abducted, late at night and on Tuesday at dawn, five Palestinians from their homes in the al-‘Isawiya town, and two children in Bab al-‘Amoud area, in occupied East Jerusalem. Media sources in Jerusalem said that dozens of soldiers invaded the al-Isawiya town, in the heart of Jerusalem, before […]

May 22, 2018 11:04 AM IMEMC News Israeli attacks, Jerusalem, News Report, West Bank 0

Navy Fires on Fishing Boats, Bulldozers Raze Lands in Gaza

Israeli naval forces, on Monday morning, opened fire on Palestinian fishing boats off the coast of Gaza City. Witnesses told Ma’an News Agency that Israeli naval boats opened fire at several fishing boats off the coast of Gaza City, forcing fishermen to head back to shore, in fear for their […]

May 21, 2018 8:08 PM IMEMC News & Agencies Gaza City, Gaza Strip, Israeli attacks, News Report 0

Mohammed Tamimi Released from Israeli Detention

Mohammed Fadel Tamimi, 15, from Nabi Saleh village, northwest of Ramallah, and who was detained by the Israeli army on Sunday, was released several hours after his detention, according to Bilal Tamimi, an activist in the anti-settlements committee in the village. He told WAFA, on Monday, that the army freed […]

May 21, 2018 7:53 PM IMEMC News & Agencies Israel, News Report, Prisoners 0

Palestinian Activists Expel an American Delegation from Bethlehem District (VIDEO)

Palestinian activists expel an American delegation from Beit Jala in response to the opening of the embassy in Jerusalem -21/5/2018 A group of Palestinian resistance activists expelled a US Consulate delegation from a graduation ceremony, for Palestinian students who were studying in US study programs, at one of  Beit Jala […]

May 21, 2018 7:36 PM IMEMC News & Agencies Bethlehem, Internal Unrest, International Politics, News Report 0

Israeli Soldieres Injure Five Palestinians In Jenin

Israeli soldiers injured, on Monday at dawn, five young men, after the soldiers invaded the Eastern Neighborhood of the northern West Bank city of Jenin, and fired at many Palestinians who protested the invasion. Medical sources said the soldiers shot a young man with a rubber-coated steel bullet in the […]

May 21, 2018 11:14 AM IMEMC News Israeli attacks, Jenin, News Report, West Bank 0

Army Abducts A Child, Searches Homes, In Bethlehem

Israeli soldiers abducted, on Monday at dawn, a Palestinian child in Beit Fajjar town, south of Bethlehem, and searched many homes in the town, and in Teqoua, south of Bethlehem. The Bethlehem office of the Palestinian Prisoners’ Society (PPS) said the soldiers searched homes in Beit Fajjar, and abducted Sari […]

May 21, 2018 9:35 AM IMEMC News Bethlehem, Israeli attacks, News Report, Tubas, West Bank 0

Health Ministry: “Israeli Army Killed 112 Palestinians, Injured 13190 Since March 30th”

Dr. Ashraf al-Qedra, the spokesperson of the Palestinian Health Ministry in the Gaza Strip, has reported Sunday that Israeli soldiers have killed 112 Palestinians, and injured 13190 since the Great Return March protests started on the Palestinian Land Day, March 30th, 2018. Dr. al-Qedra said that the soldiers killed 13 […]

May 21, 2018 3:46 AM IMEMC News Beit Hanoun, Beit Lahia, Deir al-Balah, Gaza City, Gaza Siege, Gaza Strip, Human rights, Israeli attacks, Khan Younis, News Report, Rafah 0

Detainee ‘Oweisat Dies From His Serious Wounds Inflicted by Israeli Soldiers

The Palestinian Detainees’ Committee has reported that detainee Aziz ‘Oweisat, 53, died at an Israeli hospital from serious complications after he was assaulted by several Israeli soldiers in the prison, who claimed he attacked an officer with a sharp object. The Committee said ‘Oweisat, from Jabal al-Mokabber in occupied Jerusalem, […]

May 21, 2018 3:22 AM IMEMC News Human rights, Israeli attacks, Jerusalem, News Report, Palestine, West Bank 0

UN Security Council to Discuss Resolution for Protection of Palestinian People

The United Nations Security Council (UNSC), on Monday, will discuss a draft resolution to provide international protection for the Palestinian people. The resolution was put forward by Kuwait’s permanent representative at the UN headquarters in New York, Ambassador Mansour Al Otaibi, and called for providing international protection to civilians in the […]

May 20, 2018 9:07 PM IMEMC News & Agencies Gaza Siege, Human rights, International, International Politics, Israeli attacks, News Report 0

Army Invades Many Neighborhoods In Jerusalem

Israeli soldiers invaded, on Saturday at night, many neighborhoods in occupied East Jerusalem, and opened fire at protesters, in addition to attacking Palestinians holding social activities, celebrating the holy Muslim month of Ramadan. Media sources in Jerusalem said the soldiers invaded several neighborhoods in the occupied city, and fired gas […]

May 20, 2018 1:24 PM IMEMC News Israeli attacks, Jerusalem, News Report, West Bank 0

Israeli Soldiers Abduct Three Palestinians, Including One Woman

Israeli soldiers abducted, on Sunday at dawn, three Palestinians, including one woman, in Ramallah and Tulkarem governorates, in the occupied West Bank. The Palestinian Prisoners Society (PPS) said the soldiers invaded and searched homes in Doura al-Qare’ town, northeast of the central West Bank city of Ramallah, and abducted Mahmoud […]

May 20, 2018 12:16 PM IMEMC News Israeli attacks, News Report, Ramallah, Tulkarem, West Bank 0

EU Announces Humanitarian Aid Package for Gaza

Children playing in the besieged Gaza Strip. (AFP/Mahmud Hams/File) The European Commission of the European Union (EU) announced on Friday that it would be sending €3 million to help civilians in need of urgent assistance in the besieged Gaza Strip. According to a press release, the funding will be channeled […]

May 20, 2018 2:13 AM IMEMC News & Agencies Human rights, International, News Report, Refugees/Immigration 0

UN Report: 44 West Bank Palestinian Structures Demolished by Israel during April

Israel demolished or seized a total of 44 Palestinian-owned structures in the West Bank during April, an increase compared to the monthly average during the first quarter of 2018 (33 structures) and during 2017 (35 structures), the United Nations Office for the Coordination of Humanitarian Affairs (OCHA) in the occupied […]

May 20, 2018 1:49 AM IMEMC News & Agencies International, News Report, Refugees/Immigration, West Bank 0