Search Results for : Golan

27 Jun
1:04

Israel Attacks Syrian Positions, Protects Al-Nusra Terror Hordes in the Occupied Golan

Christof Lehmann (nsnbc) : The Israeli army launched two attacks against Syrian Arab Amy (SAA) position within two days, claiming shells had been fired from Syrian-controlled territory into the Israeli occupied Syrian Golan heights. Israeli involvement and manipulations have, since 2013, created a “safe zone” for Al-Nusra and affiliated terrorists in […]

09 Mar
9:41

Netanyahu Lobbies Foreign Governments to Accept Israeli Sovereignty in Occupied Syrian Golan

As the Israeli Prime Minister peddles another illegal occupation, al-Marsad uncovers more Syrian villages destroyed by Israel in 1967. The office of Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu announced in a press release, yesterday, that Netanyahu “intends to reiterate to [Russian] President Putin the fact that the Golan Heights is not […]

26 Dec
8:33

Elderly Syrian Detainee From Golan Dies In Israeli Prison

December 26, 2016 8:33 AM IMEMC News Arab World, Israel, News Report, Palestine, Prisoners 0

The head of the Palestinian Detainees’ Committee Issa Qaraqe stated that an elderly Syrian detainee from the Israeli occupied Syrian Golan Heights, died in detention under circumstances that remain unclear due to lack of information from the Israeli side. Qaraqe stated that the detainee, identified as As’ad al-Wali, 70, was […]

03 Dec
6:46

UN General Assembly Adopts “Paper Tiger” Resolution on Israel’s Withdrawal from the Syrian Golan

Fahwad Al-Khadoumi (nsnbc) : The UN General Assembly adopted yet another resolution demanding Israel to withdraw from the occupies Syrian Golan Heights in line with the resolution of June 4, 1967. However, UN General Assembly resolutions are non-binding and no more than a paper tiger without a unanimous decision by […]

29 Nov
6:49

Israel Plots Largest Settlement Expansion in Occupied Syrian Golan since 1980

Arab human rights organization resists Israeli plans to construct 1,600 settlement units, and expropriate 25,000 acres of Syrian land in the occupied Golan.  Al-Marsad: Arab Human Rights Center in the Golan announced, in a press release, that it has written to the European Union, European governments and the Permanent Members […]

27 Nov
4:05

Golan Heights: ISIS Fighters Reportedly Killed in Israeli Strike

A number of fighters, which Israel claims were affiliated with ISIS, were killed in an Israeli strike on Sunday, following an alleged attempted ambush of Israeli soldiers in the occupied Syrian  Golan Heights. According to Haaretz, the attempt was carried out by an organization named “Shuhada al-Yarmouk”  which has pledged […]

19 Nov
8:16

Israel Consolidates Grip on Golan Under Cover of Syria’s Chaos

Israeli landmines in the occupied Golan Heights pose a lethal risk to farmers. ~Matt Broomfield, Electronic Intifada “Listen,” Salman Fakherldeen said. “Do you hear?” Below the drone of a farmer’s tractor, the distant clatter of automatic gunfire steadily increased in volume and intensity. Fakherldeen is an activist in the Israeli-occupied […]

27 Oct
4:24

1600 Israeli Settlement Units to be Built in Occupied Golan

According to reports, the Israeli Finance Ministry has approved plans for the construction of 1,600 homes in the illegal Israeli settlement of Katzrin, in the occupied Syrian Golan. Katzrin is the largest Israeli settlement (population 8,000) in the Occupied Syrian Golan. According to the PNN, it was built over the […]

09 Sep
9:16

Update: Israel Starts Home Demolitions in Syrian Golan, Plans Annexation (VIDEO)

(Featured image: see below for details.) Christof Lehmann (nsnbc) : Israel has, for the first time, used the illegal home demolition policy it uses in Palestine in the Israeli-occupied Syrian Golan Heights. Tel Aviv declared that Israel and the Golan are “part and parcel” and that the international community should […]

08 Sep
11:25

Israel Demolishes Home in Occupied Golan for First Time

image: Wikipedia Israel, and, for the very first time, demolished a home in the Israeli-occupied Syrian Golan Heights on Wednesday, claiming that it was built without a permit, a Golan-based human rights group said on Thursday. Al Marsad, the only human rights group operating in the Golan Heights, stated, according […]

05 Sep
12:31

Israeli Army: Mortar Fire from Syria Lands in Golan Heights

September 5, 2016 12:31 AM IMEMC News & Agencies Arab World, News Report 0

A mortar fired from Syria reportedly fell into an open area in the Israeli-occupied sector of the Golan Heights on Sunday evening, without causing any injuries, according to the Israeli military. Israeli media quoted an army source as saying the fire was likely a “spillover” from the Syrian civil war. Ma’an […]

25 Jul
10:55

Israeli Authorities Seize Water in Occupied Golan (VIDEO)

via the Alternative Information Center (AIC), Beit Sahour. Al-Marsad Arab Human Rights Centre, in the Israeli-occupied Syrian Golan Heights, has re-published their report, “Water is Life: A Consideration of the Legality and Consequences of Israeli Exploitation of the Water Resources of the Occupied Syrian Golan.” The report details the discriminatory policies […]

27 Jun
6:10

Syrians Protest against Israeli Occupation and Planned Annexation of the Golan Heights (VIDEO)

Christof Lehmann (nsnbc) : Syrians in the Israeli occupied Syrian Golan Heights have rallied in protest against the Israeli occupation, illegal oppression of Syrian culture and identity, outspoken plans to permanently annex the Syrian territory and Israel’s use of the Golan for military action against Syria and the support of […]

17 Nov
7:58

Israeli Prime Minister pushes for control of Golan after oil discovery

The Israeli Prime Minister’s visit to Washington last week included a meeting with President Obama, in which the two discussed the status of the Israeli-occupied Golan Heights.Israel invaded and occupied the Syrian territory known as the ‘Golan Heights’ in 1967, and has maintained a military and civilian presence there ever […]

21 Aug
7:36

Israeli Airstrikes Kill Islamic Jihad Members in Golan Heights

Israel’s army targeted members of the Islamic Jihad group on Friday, in the Syrian Golan Heights, in attacks which killed at least five people.’Aircraft of the Israeli enemy targeted a civilian car in the village of al-Kom, killing five unarmed civilians,’ Syrian state television said, according to Ma’an. The Syrian […]

25 Jun
11:10

Israel Carries Out Arrest Sweep after Golan Attack

Israeli police said, on Wednesday, that they had carried out a ‘wave of arrests’ of suspects involved in two attacks by Druze on military vehicles transporting wounded Syrians to hospital.Israeli media said, according to AFP, that nine Druze were arrested over the attacks on Monday, when a mob killed a […]

11 Mar
9:27

Israeli Officer Shot In Occupied Golan Heights

Israeli sources said, Tuesday, that a soldier was shot and injured by rounds of live ammunition, reportedly fired from the Syrian side.The sources said the wounded officer, who was shot in his hand, was part of a unit that was deployed near the border area, to evacuate a disabled bulldozer […]

27 Jan
7:41

Rockets Strike Occupied Golan

January 27, 2015 7:41 PM IMEMC Agencies Arab World, Lebanon war, News Report 0

Two rockets fired from Syria hit the Israeli-occupied Golan Heights on Tuesday, just nine days after an Israeli air strike in Syria killed several Lebanese Hezbollah guerrillas and an Iranian general, Reuters reported.According to the PNN, an Israeli military spokesman said that, after the rockets struck, the army ordered the […]

24 Dec
3:32

Israeli Court Allows Oil Drilling In Occupied Golan Heights

December 24, 2014 3:32 PM IMEMC Agencies Israel, Miscellaneous, News Report 0

The Israeli Supreme Court ruled, Tuesday, in favor of allowing the Afek Oil Company headed by hardliner and former Minister of National Infrastructure, Effie Eitam, to dig for oil in the Israeli-occupied Syrian Golan Heights.The Court turned down an appeal by green groups demanding halting the drilling, and overturned an […]

29 Mar
7:56

Israeli Troops Shoot, Kill 2 Suspects in Golan Heights

Israeli troops, late Friday, reportedly shot and killed what the military said were ‘infiltrators’ trying to breach a separation barrier from the Syrian-controlled side of the Israeli-occupied Golan Heights, according to military and media sources. Photo: Israeli Army Artillery battery unit is deployed on alert in the Israeli-annexed Golan Heights […]

15 May
2:07

Israel Claims Two Mortars Fired Into The Golan

Israeli sources reported Wednesday that at least two mortar shells have been fired into the occupied Golan Heights, and detonated in the Jabal Al-Sheik, leading to no damages or injuries.The sources said that “an initial investigation into the incident revealed that two mortars have been fired from Syria into Mt. […]

27 Sep
3:55

Israel: “Syrian Missile Fired Into Golan Heights”

September 27, 2012 3:55 AM Saed Bannoura Israel, Miscellaneous, News Report 0

Israeli military sources claimed Wednesday that a missile, fired by members of the Syrian army targeting a resistance group rebelling against the regime, landed in an open area close to an Israeli settlement in the occupied Syrian Golan Heights.The Israeli Army said that the missile did not lead to any […]

06 Jun
7:38

24 Killed By Israeli Fire In the Golan, 350 Injured

Syrian media sources confirmed that Israeli soldiers shot and killed on Sunday 24 protesters who gathered on the Syrian side of the border of the Israeli occupied Golan Heights marking the Naksa Day, while at least 350 were injured. Thousands of Palestinian refugees and supporters marched near the border marking […]

29 Nov
11:08

Golan Leaders Disown Likud MK Ayyoub Qarra

November 29, 2010 11:08 PM Saed Bannoura Israel, Miscellaneous, News Report 0

During a meeting led by dozens of Druze figures in the occupied Golan Heights, social and religious leaders and residents declared that they disown Member of Knesset Ayyoub Qarra of the Likud Party, and that al-Qarra will not be welcomed or acknowledged by anyone.They said that al-Qarra is a collaborator […]

15 Jul
8:51

Under Suspicion of “Contacting Foreign Agent,’ Israeli Security Unit Kidnaps A Man in the Golan

July 15, 2010 8:51 PM Saed Bannoura Israel, News Report, Prisoners 0

Israeli officers of the “Regional Unit for International Investigation”, operating under the Israeli Security Agency, kidnapped an Arab resident from Majdal Shams in the occupied Golan Heights, under suspicion of what was described as “spying, and contacting a foreign agent”.Majed al-Sha’er, a construction worker, was kidnapped from his work place […]

07 Feb
11:29

Five Israeli Family Members Wounded in Mine Explosion In The Golan Heights

February 7, 2010 11:29 AM Saed Bannoura Israel, Miscellaneous, News Report 0

Israeli sources reported, Saturday, that five members of the same Israeli family, including three children, were wounded when a land mine detonated near them as they were vacationing in the occupied Golan Heights.The explosion took place near a Golan settlement while thousands of Israelis were vacationing there to ski. One […]

08 Dec
9:08

Netanyahu claims Syria Dropped Golan Withdrawal As Precondition

Israeli media sources reported that Israeli Prime Minister, Benjamin Netanyahu, stated that Syria dropped an Israeli withdrawal from the occupied Golan Heights as a precondition to resume indirect peace talks. OSCAILTIMAGE(attachments/dec2009/golan_heights.jpg 300 0) The Golan Heights Israeli media sources reported that Israeli Prime Minister, Benjamin Netanyahu, stated that Syria dropped […]

16 Oct
3:02

Israel Releases Two Detainees From The Golan After 25 Years Imprisonment

October 16, 2009 3:02 PM IMEMC Agencies Israel, News Report, Prisoners 0

The Israeli Authorities released on Thursday two detainees from the occupied Golan Heights after imprisoning them for 25 years for resisting the occupation.The two, Bishir Al Maqt and Asem Al Waly, were released on Thursday evening, and the Red Cross phoned their families informing them of the unexpected released, and […]

28 May
7:02

Israeli legislators: Olmert should be executed if he gives away Golan Heights

After a preliminary meeting took place last week between Israeli and Syrian leaders, several Israeli Knesset (Parliament) members have stated publicly that the Israeli Prime Minister Ehud Olmert should be put to death if he agrees to give the Israeli-occupied Golan Heights back to Syria MK Arieh Eldad, a member […]

24 May
10:00

More than two-thirds of the Israelis believe Olmert is not entitled to negotiate over Golan

May 24, 2008 10:00 AM Saed Bannoura Israel, Israeli Politics, News Report 0

Israeli newspaper, Yedioth Ahronoth, and the Dahaf Center, under the supervision of Dr. Mina Tsemah, conducted a survey on 500 Israelis chosen randomly and asked them about negotiations with Syria and the withdrawal from the Golan Height. The survey revealed that two-thirds of the Israelis believe that Olmert is not […]

25 Apr
12:06

Settlement leaders in Golan call for further construction of settlements

April 25, 2008 12:06 PM Saed Bannoura Israel, News Report, Peace process 0

Leaders of settlements in the occupied Golan Heights stated on Thursday that settlement construction and expansion in the occupied Syrian area will continue and will advance.The leaders said that “any attempt to harm the Israeli sovereignty in the Golan Heights inflicts danger on the Israeli security, and will fail”, the […]

24 Apr
5:52

Turkish PM tells Syria Israel agreed to a full pullout from the Golan Heights

April 24, 2008 5:52 AM Saed Bannoura Arab World, News Report, Peace process 0

The Sham Press Syrian News Agency reported on Thursday that the Turkish Prime Minister, Recep Tayyip Erdogan, informed Damascus that the Israeli Prime Minister, Ehud Olmert, agreed to withdraw from the occupied Golan Heights in return for peace with Syria. The decision caused uproar among several members of the Israeli […]

14 Apr
1:02

Israeli source: “soldiers arrested a Syrian who crossed into the Golan Heights”

Israeli military sources claimed on Saturday that soldiers arrested a Syrian resident who crossed into the Golan Heights on Friday. According to the sources, the man is suffering from serious medical problems and crossed the border seeking medical treatment in Israel.The army was initially alerted that an infiltration took place […]

20 Mar
4:56

Soldiers break into cells of Golan detainees held in Galboa’ prison

March 20, 2007 4:56 AM Saed Bannoura International, News Report, Prisoners 0

The Committee of Detainees, part of the Occupied Syrian Golan Coalition, reported on Monday that Israeli soldiers and security services broke last Wednesday morning into the cells of detainees from the occupied Golan Heights, and confiscated their books, letters, documentary films and magazines. The detainees are held in rooms number […]

25 Aug
6:49

Secret Resistance Committee founders in the Occupied Golan enter their 22nd year in prison

August 25, 2006 6:49 AM IMEMC Agencies Israeli attacks, News Report, Palestine 0

August 24 2006 marks the twenty-second year since the arrest of the founders of the Secret resistance movement in the occupied Syrian Golan Heights. The Arabs48 news website reported that the Secret Resistance Movement is the first military movement in the Golan Heights and that it was established after Israel […]

23 Jul
4:17

Audio Report: Occupation and Annexation in the Golan Heights

This audio documentary features audio of the people in the village of  Majdal Shams shouting across the minefield (1967 cease fire line) that separates them from their relatives in Syria. —————————————— To Listen or Download: http://radio.indymedia.org/news/2006/07/10653.php OR http://www.radio4all.net/proginfo.php?id=19055Here’s a radio documentary from the Golan Heights recorded in July 2006 (just […]

08 Jun
2:19

Sweden labels Golan wines: ‘Made in occupied Syrian land’, Sweden Jews protest

Israeli online daily, Haaretz, reported that Sweden has started to note that wines produced in the Golan Heights originate in "Israel, occupied Syrian land". Winery sources in Israel considered this step and  “unprecedented and worrisome”.    According to Haaretz, the Israeli embassy in Stockholm noted that it is investigating claims […]

27 Sep
3:36

Mofaz: `“Golan Heights will remain under Israeli control`

September 27, 2005 3:36 PM IMEMC Agencies Israel, Israeli Settlement, News Report 0

Israeli Defense Minister, Shaul Mofaz said on Tuesday that the occupied Syrian Golan heights will remain under Israeli control “for ever”. Israeli online daily Maariv reported that Mofaz uttered his statements while touring Katzrin settlement in the Golan.  “We must continue settling the Golan Heights; we must do whatever is […]

09 May
3:45

Army arrests infiltrator in the Golan Heights

Monday morning, an Israeli military source reported that soldiers arrested an infiltrator who crossed into the Golan Heights after crossing the Syria border. The source stated that that the man, who was unarmed and dressed in civilian clothes, was transferred to the security services for questioning. The Israeli security claimed […]

15 Apr
4:26

Syrian arrested in the Golan Heights

April 15, 2005 4:26 AM IMEMC Agencies Israel, Israeli Politics, News Report 0

Friday morning, an Israeli security source reported on Friday that soldiers arrested an armed Syrian resident who infiltrated into the Golan Heights. {mosimage}The source claimed that the Syrian man was armed and that he fired at a military outpost in the central Golan Heights, no injuries were reported. Soldiers arrested […]

24 Jun
3:30

Netanyahu Was Ready to Withdraw Entire Golan Heights

Military Intelligence confirmed U.S. former president Bill Clinton’sIMEMC & Agencies, June 24, 2004, 09:35 Israeli Major General (res.) Uri Saguy, former chief of Israel’s Military Intelligence confirmed U.S. former president Bill Clinton’s version over the readiness of ex-Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu’s to withdraw the entire Golan Heights to the […]

24 Jun
3:30

Netanyahu Was Ready to Withdraw Entire Golan Heights

               Israeli Major General (res.) Uri Saguy, former chief of Israel’s             Military Intelligence confirmed U.S. former president Bill Clinton’s             version over the readiness of ex-Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin             Netanyahu’s to withdraw the entire Golan Heights to the June 4, 1967             borders.             Earlier Netanyahu, who […]

10 Aug
9:38

Israeli Soldiers Demolish Three Homes In Ramallah

Israeli soldiers invaded, on Thursday at dawn, Deir Abu Mashal and Silwad towns, in the central West Bank governorate of Ramallah, and demolished three homes belonging to the families of two slain Palestinians, and a detainee, involved in attacks that led to the death of two Israeli soldiers. Media sources […]

31 Jul
7:59

The “Apolitical” Approach to Palestine’s Water Crisis

by Muna Dajani  Overview Earlier this month, Israel and the Palestinian Authority (PA) announced a new deal in which Israel will sell the Palestinians 33 million cubic meters of desalinated Red Sea water per year, with 10 million cubic meters transferred to the Gaza Strip and the rest to the West Bank. The […]

05 Jul
3:00

TRNN Replay: “Israel’s Descent into Barbarism” – Norman Finkelstein on Reality Asserts Itself

On Reality Asserts Itself, Mr. Finkelstein describes the “necessity” of Israel proving its destructive capabilities. PAUL JAY, SENIOR EDITOR, TRNN: Welcome back to Reality Asserts Itself on The Real News Network.In his book Method and Madness, Norman Finkelstein wrote, Israel’s evolving modus operandi for restoring its deterrence capacity describes a […]

02 Jul
9:30

Don’t Historicize the Balfour Declaration: The Past is Still the Palestinians’ Present

by Yara Hawari  Overview The political turmoil in the United Kingdom following Prime Minister Theresa May’s re-election with a reduced, precarious majority and the implications for the UK’s negotiations to leave the European Union have overshadowed Britain’s other foreign policy concerns. Among other repercussions, it casts doubt on the way in […]

01 Jul
7:36

UN Secretary-General: Ending Occupation the ‘Only Way’ to Achieve Peace

On the occasion of a United Nations forum, UN Secretary-General Antonio Guterres called, on Thursday, for an end to the half-century Israeli occupation of the West Bank, East Jerusalem, Gaza and the Golan Heights as the “only way to achieve the inalienable rights of the Palestinian people.” In a statement […]

21 Jun
8:52

Israel Secretly Aids Anti-Assad Forces in Syria Proxy War (VIDEO)

Beirut-based journalist Nour Samaha has uncovered extensive Israeli government support of anti-Assad forces in southern Syria. TRNN transcript: AARON MATÉ: It’s The Real News. I’m Aaron Maté. Of all the foreign countries involved in the Syrian proxy war, one that does not get much attention is Israel. We’ve known for […]

21 Jun
8:02

Report: Settlement Expansion Unprecedented amidst International Failure to End It

~ Madeeha Araj/ nbprs/pnn Since the beginning of the year, the West Bank, and especially East Jerusalem, is witnessing an acceleration of settlement construction, the largest in 25 years. Minister of Defense in Israel, Avigdor Lieberman, said that permits for building settlements in the West Bank, during the first half of […]

08 Jun
6:14

Amnesty International Launches Pro-BDS Campaign against Settlements

Fifty years into the Israeli occupation of the West Bank, Gaza, and East Jerusalem, NGO Amnesty International announced, on Wednesday, that it was launching a campaign to convince the international community to implement a full boycott of illegal Israeli settlements across the occupied Palestinian territory. “One of the tragedies of […]

08 Jun
5:52

Report: Israeli Planning 67,000 New West Bank Housing Units, Knesset Calls for Total Annexation

Israeli news site Yedioth Ahronoth (Ynet) has published a report on housing unit construction plans made by the West Bank Israeli Settlement Council in order to solve the housing crisis in the Gush Dan settlement bloc. The plans, which were made in agreement with Israeli Housing Minister Yoav Galant, were presented […]

06 Jun
5:41

Tracking the Trends of the Palestinian Cause Since 1967

by Nadia Hijab, Mouin Rabbani  The Palestinian cause today has in some respects reverted to where it stood before the 1967 War. It is worth retracing this trajectory to understand how we reached the current situation, and derive insights on where to go from here. Looking Back On the eve […]

05 Jun
5:34

Norman Finkelstein (pt1): Six-Day War, 50-Year Occupation — What Really Happened in June 1967?

In the first of an extended three-part interview on the 50th anniversary of the June 1967 Arab-Israeli war, author and scholar Norman Finkelstein debunks the enduring myths surrounding that historic confrontation — myths that have sustained​ the ensuing Israeli ​occupation of Palestinian lands​. Norman G. Finkelstein received his doctorate in […]

06 Apr
10:50

Update: Israeli Soldier Killed, One Mildly Wounded, Near Ramallah

Update: Israeli sources initially did not release the name of the soldier, or even information indicate that he was a soldier, but hours later identified him as sergeant Elichai Taharlev, 20, of the Golani Brigade. He was buried in occupied Jerusalem at Mount Herzl Military Cemetery, in occupied Jerusalem, while several […]

03 Apr
12:50

PFLP Reiterates Call to Confront Oslo Accords, Criticizes Al-Fateh, Palestinian Authorithy and Hamas

Christof Lehmann (nsnbc) : The Central Committee of the Popular Front for the Liberation of Palestine (PFLP) has reiterated its call for confronting the Oslo Accords. The PFLP is the second-largest Palestinian party organized in the Palestine Liberation Organization (PLO), and has repeatedly called for the discontinuation of policies under the […]

15 Mar
8:51

Netanyahu Defies International Law by Holding Official Meeting in Occupied Zone

~ Madeeha Araj/ National Bureau for Defending of Land and Resisting Settlements/PNN The  National Bureau for Defending of Land and Resisting Settlements has warned against Israeli PM Netanyahu’s maneuvers to hold a celebratory cabinet meetings in the illegal settlements built in the West Bank, on the occasion of what he […]

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11 Mar
1:19

This Week in Palestine Week 10 2017

March 11, 2017 1:19 AM Ghassan Bannoura Audio report, Palestine 0

Download / Listen Here Welcome to this Week in Palestine, a service of the International Middle East Media Center, www.imemc.org, for March 04, to the 10, 2017. Israel’s Parliament this week passes a law banning boycott activists from entering the country as troops kill an activist during invasions targeting West […]

11 Feb
3:51

Report: “10 Detainees Died In Israeli Prisons Since 2010, 210 Since 1967”

The Palestinian Detainees’ Committee reported, Saturday, that ten detainees have died in Israeli prisons since the year 2010, and that the total number of detainees who died in prison, due to various reasons, including torture and medical neglect, since the year 1967, has arrived to 210. The Committee stated that […]

07 Feb
9:54

Palestinians Call for Boycott of Hyundai

Israeli authorities use a Hyundai bulldozer to destroy the home of a Palestinian citizen of Israel in the town of Lydd, Feb. 10, 2015. The house belonged to a single mother and her four children. (Oren Ziv, ActiveStills) Via the Palestinian BDS National Committee. Palestinians are calling for a boycott […]

01 Jan
12:47

Annotated Transcript and Video Coverage of U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry’s Historic 12/28/16 Speech

“Thank you, all. It’s good to be here, even in the middle of a holiday week. I wish you all a happy and productive new year. Today, I want to share candid thoughts about an issue that, for decades, has animated the foreign policy dialogue, here and around the world […]

Audio report - this week in Palestine
31 Dec
12:07

This Week in Palestine Week 52 2016

December 31, 2016 12:07 AM Ghassan Bannoura Audio report, Palestine 0

Download / Listen Here Welcome to this Week in Palestine, a service of the International Middle East Media Center, www.imemc.org, for December 24, to the 30, 2016. As The UN deems Israeli settlements in the West Bank illegal, a detainee dies in Israeli detention this week, meanwhile army invasions targeting […]

28 Dec
5:55

Netanyahu Cancels Israeli Aid to Angola over Security Council Resolution

nsnbc : Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu decided to cancel all Israeli aid to Angola. The decision came in response to the country’s support for UN Security Council Resolution 2334 (2016) which, among others, calls on Israel to end its illegal settlements in Palestinian territories. Netanyahu has been instructing the Israeli […]

24 Dec
10:10

UN Security Council Adopts Resolution Against Illegal Israeli Settlements ?

Christof Lehmann (nsnbc) : The UN Security Council has adopted a resolution which states that Israeli settlements in Palestinian territory occupied since 1967 have no legal validity, constitute a flagrant violation under international law and are a major obstacle to a two-State solution and a comprehensive peace. The adoption of the […]

Audio report - this week in Palestine
23 Dec
11:16

This Week in Palestine Week 51 2016

December 23, 2016 11:16 PM Ghassan Bannoura Audio report, Palestine 0

Download / Listen Here Welcome to this Week in Palestine, a service of the International Middle East Media Center, www.imemc.org, for December 17, to the 23, 2016. Two Palestinian teenagers are reported killed by Israeli gunfire this week in the meantime Israel keeps attempting to keep occupied territories under its […]

21 Dec
7:52

Israel Seizes Land in Palestinian Cemetery

Britain, Netherlands and Ireland condemn Israeli violations of international law in the Occupied Syrian Golan.  ~December 19, Alternative Information Center (AIC) MP Tobias Ellwood, the British Foreign Office Minister for the Middle East and Africa, reiterated on November 29, 2016 that the British government regards the Golan Heights as “Occupied […]

08 Dec
2:26

Colonial Misogynists

The Israeli military appoints a settler as chief rabbi who once said soldiers can rape ‘enemy’ women, and relieves a decorated war criminal of prison time for rape.  Eyal Krim, the new chief rabbi of the Israeli army, and Ofek Buchris, a former Israeli colonel, are inspirational symbols to national-religious […]

Audio report - this week in Palestine
03 Dec
1:45

This Week in Palestine Week 48 2016

December 3, 2016 1:45 AM Ghassan Bannoura Audio report, Palestine 0

Download / Listen Here Welcome to this Week in Palestine, a service of the International Middle East Media Center, www.imemc.org, for November 26, to December 3, 2016. This week Israeli government announce more settlements in the occupied territories, meanwhile army attacks leave two Palestinians injured, one critically.  These stories, and […]

26 Nov
4:34

Israel Condemns French Decision to Label Settlement Products

The Israeli government has condemned France’s decision to label settlement products, according to Israeli public radio. The Foreign Ministry said that, with this decision, France may strengthen measures which could be interpreted as support for “extremist” group positions, including the boycott movement against Israel. PNN further reports that an Israeli political source […]

07 Nov
2:51

Activists Denounce Participation in “Apartheid” Culinary Tour in Tel Aviv

Human rights activists picketed the Musket Room in New York, L´ami Jean in Paris and the Maruja Limón in Vigo, as well as restaurants in other cities, in protest of their participation in a culinary event in Tel Aviv which intends to whitewash Israel’s violent repression of Palestinian human rights. […]

27 Oct
4:39

181 Settlement Units to be Built in Jerusalem

Israeli occupation authorities are planning to build 181 new housing units in Jerusalem, next week, according to the Bilateral Committee for Planning and Municipal Building in the “Gilo” neighborhood of occupied Jerusalem. According to the report published by Israeli Channel 2, last night, the approval was delayed in order not […]

16 Oct
6:11

Israeli PM Blasts Human Rights Organizations for Speaking Out against Military Occupation

Israeli prime minister Benjamin Netanyahu blasted two Israeli rights groups for speaking against illegal Israeli settlements and occupation at a UN Security Council meeting. B’Tselem and Americans for Peace Now, affiliated to the Israeli Peace Now movement, on Friday, joined an informal UN Security Council session on Tel Aviv’s continued […]

29 Sep
7:27

“Godfather” of the Oslo Accords, Shimon Perez, Dead at 93

September 29, 2016 7:27 PM IMEMC News & Agencies Israel, Israeli Politics, News Report 0

photo: Perez and Arafat in 2001 (EPA) Christof Lehmann (nsnbc) : Former Israeli Prime Minister Shimon Perez, a.k.a. the “Godfather of the Oslo Accords” has died at the age of 93, after suffering a stroke. For posterity, Perez, was the Israeli PM who signed the “accords” which were no “treaty”. […]

17 Sep
10:34

Israeli Military: Rocket on Syrian Border Taken Down by “Iron Dome” Defense System

(image: Wikipedia) According to the Israeli army, Israel’s “Iron Dome” aerial defense system destroyed two rockets fired from Syria above the Israeli-occupied Golan Heights on Saturday, with no injuries reported. It was reportedly the first successful interception, by the Iron Dome, of rocket fire along the Syrian border, according to […]

08 Aug
2:52

Israel Launched Anti BDS Task Force to Crush Any Boycott

By Christof Lehmann (nsnbc) : The Israeli government formed a ministerial task force to track down any foreigners in Israel who are engaged in activities linked to the international Boycott Divestment Sanctions (BDS) campaign. The government compares these subversive elements with terrorists that aim at destroying Israel from within. The launch […]

Audio report - this week in Palestine
30 Jul
12:20

This Week in Palestine Week 30 2016

July 30, 2016 12:20 AM Ghassan Bannoura Audio report, Palestine 0

Download / Listen Here Welcome to this Week in Palestine, a service of the International Middle East Media Center, www.imemc.org, for July 23, to the 29, 2016. As Palestinian Presidents announce intentions to sue Britain, a Palestinian man and a woman died this week of Israeli army gunfire. These stories, […]

17 Jun
5:53

PA & Hamas Reconciliation Talks in Qatar – The Omitted Context of Regional and Geopolitics

Christof Lehmann (nsnbc) : Palestinian Authority President Mahmoud Abbas and delegates visited the Qatari capital of Doha, to pick up on the stalled national reconciliation talks with Hamas. While news reports focus on day-to-day politics, there are very few media that focus on the context — that is regional rivalries […]

13 Jun
6:05

Netanyahu: Israel Will Never Accept Arab Peace Initiative

Barak Ravid, of Israeli daily Haaretz, wrote on Monday that Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu told Likud ministers he will never accept the original Arab Peace Initiative as a basis for negotiations between Israel and the Palestinians, according to two sources at the meeting. “If the Arab nations grasp the fact […]

07 Jun
8:55

Putin and Netanyahu Meet to Boost Russian – Israeli Relations

Christof Lehmann (nsnbc) : Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu and Russian President Vladimir Putin meet in the Russian capital Moscow on Tuesday. On the agenda are bilateral relations in various sectors, including trade and security. Russian is the third-most spoken language in Israel. The largest community of Israeli expatriates in […]

Image from the Hebron Defense Committee from 6/5/2016 rally
06 Jun
1:51

Palestinians commemorate Naksa, Israeli military attacks rallies

Sunday June 5th marks the 49th anniversary of the day known to Palestinians as the ‘Naksa’, the day that the Israeli military occupied the West Bank, Gaza Strip, Golan Heights and Sinai peninsula. 49 years later, the military occupation continues. During the Naksa, around 300,000 Palestinians were forced from their […]

05 Jun
2:27

Palestinian journalist and human rights defender’s interrogation extended once more by Israeli court

By Samidoun- The detention and interrogation of Palestinian journalist and human rights defender Hasan Safadi, Arabic media coordinator for Addameer Prisoner Support and Human Rights Association, was renewed on Friday, 3 June. Safadi, 24, has been under interrogation for more than a month, since his arrest by Israeli occupation forces on […]

30 Apr
1:39

This Week in Palestine Week 17 2016

Download/Listen Here Welcome to this Week in Palestine, a service of the International Middle East Media Center, www.imemc.org, for April 23, to the 29, 2016. As Israeli rejects a new Peace conference this week, Israeli troops kill a Palestinian pregnant woman and her brother in the West Bank and attack […]

22 Apr
10:32

This Week in Palestine Week 16 2016

April 22, 2016 10:32 PM Ghassan Bannoura Audio report, Palestine 0

Download/Listen Here Welcome to this Week in Palestine, a service of the International Middle East Media Center, www.imemc.org, for April 16, to the 22, 2016. This week, a Palestinian youth killed in Jerusalem bus bombing, Israeli attacks eave at least five injured Palestinian civilians in Gaza and the West Bank; […]

22 Feb
6:29

List of 181 Palestinians & 21 Israelis Killed Since October 1st

February 22, 2016 6:29 AM Celine Hagbard Israeli attacks, News Report, Palestine 0

The following is a list of names of all Palestinians shot and killed by Israeli fire in the occupied West Bank, including Jerusalem, and the Gaza Strip, including one in the Negev, in the period between October 1st, 2015 and February 21st, 2016, as confirmed by the Palestinian Health Ministry.1. […]

11 Feb
11:38

Netanyahu to Fence Off All Occupied Lands

February 11, 2016 11:38 PM IMEMC Agencies Israeli Politics, News Report, Palestine 0

Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu has hinted that a reinforced fence may be set up around the entirety of the occupied territories, a fence which is similar to the one it is currently building on the territories bordering Jordan.Netanyahu visited the fence that is under construction on Tuesday, when he […]

09 Feb
9:32

Report: Hamas Under Fire for Israeli Allegations of ISIL Affiliation

A senior Israel official alleged, on Monday, that Hamas has been providing medical treatment to Islamic State-affiliated fighters from Egypt’s Sinai Peninsula, in claims which Hamas rejected as ‘baseless.’Yoav Mordechai, the Coordinator of Government Activities in the Territories (COGAT), made the allegations in an interview with Saudi newspaper Elaph. ‘We […]

25 Jan
2:16

List of 162 Palestinians killed since October 1st

January 25, 2016 2:16 PM Celine Hagbard Israeli attacks, News Report, Palestine 0

The following is a list of names of all Palestinians shot and killed by Israeli fire in the occupied West Bank, including Jerusalem, and the Gaza Strip, including one in the Negev, in the period between October 1st, 2015 and January 25th, 2016, as confirmed by the Palestinian Health Ministry. […]

21 Jan
6:31

Israel Prepares for Military Actions in Syria and Lebanon

The Israeli military has finished training exercises in preparation for a potential “long-term, multi-front” conflict with Syria and Lebanon, according to a statement released by the army.Major General Aviv Kochavi said, in the statement, that the training prepared military forces to “implement operational plans in all arenas, while facing Hezbollah […]

21 Jan
5:10

Report: Refugees Again — Palestinians in Syria Have it Twice as Hard to Get Asylum

Palestinian refugees from Syria are amongst the most vulnerable refugees who seek safety in Europe. But, the legal framework that is being applied to their plight is a discriminatory one.The majority of Palestinians in Syria were forced to resettle there, after fleeing or being forcibly expelled from their homes during […]

16 Jan
2:39

List of 158 Palestinians Killed by Israeli Troops Since October 1st

January 16, 2016 2:39 PM IMEMC News Israeli attacks, News Report, Palestine 0

The following is a list of names of all Palestinians shot and killed by Israeli fire in the occupied West Bank, including Jerusalem, and the Gaza Strip, including one in the Negev, in the period between Thursday October 1st and Friday January 15th, as confirmed by the Palestinian Health Ministry. […]

26 Dec
2:14

List of Palestinians killed from October 1st – December 26th

December 26, 2015 2:14 PM IMEMC News Israeli attacks, News Report, Palestine 0

The following is a list of names of all Palestinians shot and killed by Israeli fire in the occupied West Bank, including Jerusalem, and the Gaza Strip, including one in the Negev, in the period between Thursday October 1st and the December 26th, as confirmed by the Palestinian Health Ministry.The […]

19 Dec
7:06

List of Palestinians Killed Between Oct. 1 and Dec. 18

December 19, 2015 7:06 AM Celine Hagbard Israeli attacks, News Report, Palestine 0

The Following is a list of names of all Palestinians shot and killed by Israeli fire in the occupied West Bank, including Jerusalem, and the Gaza Strip, including one in the Negev, in the period between Thursday October 1st and the end of December 18th, as confirmed by the Palestinian […]

16 Dec
12:36

Danish Pension Divests From West Bank Settlements

Denmark’s largest private pension fund, FPA Pension, with assets close to $50 billion, is withdrawing its investments from the German construction materials corporation Heidelberg Cement, due to its indirect involvement in exploiting the natural resources of the occupied West Bank, Haaretz said.FPA said that it doesn’t want to contribute in […]

11 Dec
4:27

List of 116 Palestinians Killed Since October 1st

December 11, 2015 4:27 PM Celine Hagbard Israeli attacks, News Report, Palestine 0

The full list of the 116 Palestinians and 16 Israelis killed since October 1st is below. The Following is a list of names of all Palestinians shot and killed by Israeli fire in the occupied West Bank, including Jerusalem, and the Gaza Strip, including one in the Negev, in the […]

10 Dec
9:50

UN Adopts Resolutions in Favor of Palestine, UNRWA

The UN General Assembly has adopted, by a vast majority, eight resolutions in favor of the United Nations Relief and Works Agency for Palestine Refugees in the Near East (UNRWA), and the special committee to investigate Israeli practices affecting the basic human rights of the Palestinian people.The resolutions were adopted […]

02 Dec
12:44

US National Women’s Studies Association to Join BDS Movement

Another group of US scholars voted to joined the BDS movement: the National Women’s Studies Association (NWSA), PNN reports.According to the Jerusalem Post, the NWSA vote on the BDS referendum passed 653 (88.4%) to 86 at the organization’s annual conference earlier this month, the association announced last week. Thirty five […]

27 Nov
10:30

104 Palestinians Killed by Israeli Forces since October 1st (List)

November 27, 2015 10:30 PM IMEMC News Israeli attacks, News Report, Palestine 0

The full list of the 104 Palestinians and 16 Israelis killed since October 1st is below.In the latest numbers on injuries, from this past Friday, November 20th, the Palestinian Health Ministry reported that more than 10,000 Palestinians were injured since October 1st, including at least 1458 who were shot with […]

26 Nov
4:58

Names Of The 101 Palestinians Killed By Israeli Fire Since October 1st

November 26, 2015 4:58 PM IMEMC News Israeli attacks, News Report, Palestine 0

The Following is a list of names of the 101 Palestinians shot and killed by Israeli fire in the occupied West Bank, including Jerusalem, and the Gaza Strip, including one in the Negev, in the period between Thursday October 1st and Thursday November 26th, 2015, as confirmed by the Palestinian […]

23 Nov
2:02

3 Palestinians & 1 Israeli Killed Sunday; 94 Palestinians Killed since 10/1 (List)

November 23, 2015 2:02 PM IMEMC News Israeli attacks, News Report, Palestine 0

Three Palestinians, including a 16-year old girl, were shot and killed by Israelis on Sunday. All three were accused of ‘having a knife’, but in two of the three killings, eyewitnesses contradicted the Israeli military’s account that the person killed ‘had a knife’.In the third incident, an Israeli settler was […]

18 Nov
7:25

US Ambassador to Israel: ‘Settlement Product Labels Not Boycott’

November 18, 2015 7:25 AM IMEMC Agencies Diplomacy, International, News Report 0

American Ambassador to Israel Daniel Shapiro has said that the labeling of Israeli settlement products is not a boycott.Ambassador Shapiro was speaking Monday at the Israel Journalists Association conference in the southern city of Eilat. In remarks not part of his official speech, Shapiro was reported by the settler-affiliated new […]

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14 Nov
4:31

This Week in Palestine Week 46 2015

November 14, 2015 4:31 AM IMEMC Agencies Audio report, Palestine 0

Audio ink After Text Welcome to this Week in Palestine, a service of the International Middle East Media Center, www.imemc.org, for November 7, to the 13, 2015. Israeli escalation continued; seven Palestinians were killed by Israeli army gunfire this week, meanwhile the EU decided to label Israeli settlement products. These […]