07 Aug
10:58

Now You See It, Now You Don’t: A Young Palestinian Magician’s March to Fame

Ammar Faqih, a promising young Palestinian magician, doing one of his card tricks at his Tullkarem home. (Photo courtesy of Faqih.)  Ammar Faqih may be just 17 years old, but he can  do tricks magicians have spent many years trying to master. One day, Faqih entered a clothing store in […]

07 Aug
10:50

Israel to Close Al Jazeera

Israeli Communication Minister Ayoob Kara said, on Sunday, that Israel is preparing to close Al Jazeera’s office in Jerusalem. Kara said he had requested that the government press office revoke press credentials of Al Jazeera’s journalists. He said, according to Days of Palestine, that he would join the Gulf countries, […]

07 Aug
10:41

BDS Conference in Australia to End Complicity with Israeli Apartheid (Video Link)

08/07/17 | International Solidarity Movement | Australia Multi-award winning poet and playwright Samah Sabawi began Australia’s second and biggest national conference on Israeli Boycott, Divestment and Sanctions last week, in Sydney, with words from the diaspora: “In 2005, after decades of failed negotiations, Palestinian civil society lit a candle in […]

07 Aug
10:34

Hundreds of Extremist Settlers Raid Al-Aqsa, Joseph’s Tomb

Dozens of extremist Israeli settlers stormed Al-Aqsa mosque from Al-Magharba gate, under the protection of the Israeli occupation police, on Sunday morning. Police opened Al-Magharba gate at 7:30 a.m. and deployed its units in the mosque compound and gates, in protecting the Israeli settlers. According to an eyewitness who worked […]

07 Aug
10:21

61 Palestinian Women Political Prisoners in Israeli Jails, Including 5 Administrative Detainees

Via the Samidoun Palestinian Prisoner Solidarity Network. There are currently 61 Palestinian women prisoners in Israeli jails, according to reports by the Asra Media Center. They include 10 minor girls and five women jailed without charge or trial under Israeli administrative detention, including Palestinian parliamentarian, national leader and leftist feminist Khalida Jarrar. […]

07 Aug
10:17

Ramon Prison Raided by IPS

Israel Prison Service (IPS) special forces, on Monday morning, raided Ramon prison and assaulted Palestinian detainees, the Palestinian Committee of Prisoners’ Affairs said in a statement.  According to the committee, PNN reports, the Massada and Dror special units, in addition to members of Israeli border police Yamas unit, stormed Section […]

07 Aug
10:33

Army Abducts A Young Palestinian Woman In Hebron

Israeli soldiers abducted, earlier Monday, a young Palestinian woman from Sa’ir town, northeast of Hebron, and installed many roadblocks, around the city and nearby towns, in the southern part of the occupied West Bank. The army also installed a roadblock near Jenin. The Hebron office of the Palestinian Prisoners’ Society […]

07 Aug
9:34

Israeli Soldiers Injure Two Palestinians In Nablus, Abduct Two In Salfit

The Palestinian Prisoners’ Society (PPS) has reported that Israeli soldiers shot and injured, on Monday at dawn, two young Palestinian men Nablus, and abducted two others in Salfit. Media sources in Nablus said clashes took place after dozens of soldiers, accompanied Israeli settlers’ buses and cars, invaded the eastern area […]

07 Aug
9:17

Army Abducts Seven Palestinian Children In Bethlehem

Israeli soldiers abducted, on Sunday evening and Monday at dawn, seven Palestinian children, including two children, 10 years of age, and summoned one Palestinian for interrogation, in the West Bank governorate of Bethlehem. The Bethlehem office of the Palestinian Prisoners’ Society (PPS) has reported that the soldiers invaded, on Monday […]

07 Aug
7:12

Israeli Soldiers Attack And Abduct Eleven Palestinians Near Al-Aqsa In Jerusalem

Israeli soldiers assaulted, Sunday, several young Palestinian men and women near the Al-Aqsa Mosque, especially at the Council Gate and the Chain Gate of the holy site, and abducted twelve of them, but released one later. Eyewitnesses said the soldiers assaulted many worshippers, especially youngsters, as they were heading to […]

07 Aug
5:55

Israeli Soldiers Isolate Al-‘Arroub Refugee Camp

Israeli soldiers isolated, on Sunday at night, the al-‘Arroub refugee camp, north of the southern west Bank city of Hebron. Local sources said the soldiers closed the three entrances of the refugee camp with iron gates, and prevented all cars from entering or leaving it. The soldiers also interrogated many […]

06 Aug
7:27

Gaza 2014: “They weren’t sure it wasn’t some family they just took down in there.”

Breaking the Silence is an organization of veteran combatants who have served in the Israeli military since the start of the Second Intifada, and have taken it upon themselves to expose the Israeli public to the reality of everyday life in the Occupied Territories. They endeavor to stimulate public debate about the price […]

06 Aug
7:19

How the Blockade Hurts Children (VIDEO)

It’s been ten years since Israel began its land, sea, and air blockade on the Gaza Strip. This military siege has largely cut Gaza off from the rest of the world and prevented or acutely limited a wide range of goods and services from reaching children in Gaza. (Photo: A Palestinian […]

06 Aug
7:00

Demolition Orders Strike al-Walaja as Separation Wall Stretches through Hebron

On Thursday August 3rd Israeli Authorities issued thirteen military demolition orders for Palestinian properties in the village of al-Walaja, in the western part of the Bethlehem district. The orders target nine houses and four residential buildings, all of which are located on the Ayen Al jewaiza site, which Israel illegally annexed […]

06 Aug
6:55

Navy Fires on Homes and Fishermen in Gaza

The Israeli navy, Sunday morning, fired at Palestinian fishermen in their boats, as they were sailing off al-Sudaniya shore, north of the Gaza Strip, local sources said. According to WAFA correspondence, the attack caused damage to the boats, but no casualties were reported among the fishermen, who fled the sea […]

06 Aug
6:47

12 Palestinians Abducted in West Bank Raids

Israeli forces kidnapped at least 12 Palestinians, including a minor, during overnight raids between Saturday and Sunday, across the occupied West Bank, including East Jerusalem. In the northern West Bank, Israeli forces detained Amina al-Ghalban, 24, the wife of Palestinian prisoner Abed al-Ghalban, from the Qalqilia district, according to the […]

06 Aug
6:39

Donald Trump Inspires Graffiti on Bethlehem Wall

U.S. President Donald Trump’s promise for a wall along the Mexican border went viral last year, and, on Friday, the promise left its mark on Israel’s apartheid wall in Bethlehem. Drawings of Trump hugging an Israeli army watch-tower with hearts surrounding him and an image of Trump saying, “I’m going to […]

06 Aug
12:42

PCHR Weekly Report On Israeli Human Rights Violations in the Occupied Palestinian Territory (27 July – 02 August 2017)

Israeli forces continued with systematic crimes in the occupied Palestinian territory (oPt) for the week of 27 July – 02 August 2017. Israeli forces killed 2 Palestinian civilians, including a child, in the West Bank and the Gaza Strip. A civilian succumbed to his wounds in Hezma village, northeast of […]

06 Aug
12:30

Palestinian Youth Beaten and Tortured in Israeli Prison

The lawyer of the prisoners and ex-prisoners’ commission, Loay Akeh, revealed the testimony of the Mohammed Shamasneh, aged 18, from the town of Qutneh in Jerusalem, where he recounts the harsh interrogation, assaults and beatings he was subjected to by the Israeli Prison Service. Shamasneh explained to the lawyers, according […]

06 Aug
12:09

July Violations Against Journalists Highest This Year

The Ministry of Information said, Saturday, that Israel committed 76 violations against journalists in July, more than 60 per cent of them in East Jerusalem, the highest since the start of the year. It said, according to WAFA, that most of the violations were related to coverage of events at […]

06 Aug
12:04

Israelis Release 4 Palestinian Bodies for Burial

Israeli authorities released the corpses of four Palestinians who were killed by Israeli forces during the month of July to their families, in the southern occupied West Bank, Friday. According to Ma’an, authorities released the corpses of Abdullah Taqatqa, 24, from Marah Maalla in southern Bethlehem, and Muhammad Tnouh, 26, […]

05 Aug
9:03

Youngest Palestinian Detainee to Begin Hunger Strike

The youngest Palestinian being detained under Israeli administrative detention is thinking of starting hunger strike, a committee revealed this week. The boy Nour Issa, 16, is the youngest Palestinian prisoner under Israeli administrative detention, the PLO’s Prisoners and Freed Prisoners Committee (PFPC) said, according to Days of Palestine. Nour Issa, […]

05 Aug
8:09

Israeli Occupation Forces Attack Peaceful Sit-in Demonstration in Khursa [VIDEO]

08/05/17 | International Solidarity Movement | Al-Khalil Team On Friday 4th of August in the village of Khursa in occupied Al-Khalil (Hebron), the residents gathered for a peaceful sit-in demonstration and Friday prayer against the new Israeli military watchtower. After the prayer, tensions were high and Israeli forces started firing stun […]

05 Aug
7:54

Bethlehem Area Villagers Urge Intervention as Israeli Government Prepares to Demolish 14 Homes in Al-Walaja Village

Last week, Israeli occupation authorities handed out demolition threats for 14 Palestinian homes in Al-Walaja village, about four kilometers northwest of Bethlehem City, under the pretext of having no building permit, and refuses to give them any permits at the same time. The families, whose homes would be demolished by […]

05 Aug
2:54

Israeli Soldiers Attack Nonviolent Protesters in Ni’lin

Israeli soldiers attacked, Friday, several nonviolent protesters, including Israeli peace activists and cameramen, after the army assaulted the weekly procession against the Annexation Wall and colonies, in Ni’lin village, west of the central West Bank city of Ramallah. Local sources said the soldiers ambushed the protesters as they peacefully marched […]

05 Aug
1:22

Army Abducts A Child, Injures Several Palestinians Near Jenin

Israeli soldiers invaded, on Friday at night, the town of Ya’bad, southwest of the northern West Bank city of Jenin, and abducted one child, only twelve years of age, leading to clashes that resulted in wounding several Palestinians. Samer Abu Bakr, the head of Ya’bad Local Council, said several army […]

Audio report - this week in Palestine
05 Aug
12:49

This Week in Palestine Week 31 2017

Download / Listen Here Welcome to this Week in Palestine, a service of the International Middle East Media Center, www.imemc.org, for July 29, to August 04, 2017. The Palestinian Authority rejects the recent Israeli plans to build more settlements in occupied West Bank; Israeli attacks this week leave three injured […]

05 Aug
12:49

Army Abducts A Child And A Man In Hebron; Colonists And Soldiers Injure Three Palestinians

Medical sources have reported, on Friday evening, that at least three Palestinians were injured, when Israeli soldiers and colonist settlers assaulted many Palestinians in Jaber neighborhood, east of Hebron city, in the southern part of the West Bank. The soldiers also abducted a child, only twelve years of age, and […]

04 Aug
10:45

Israel Issues Demolition Orders Against Twenty Homes Near Jerusalem

Israeli soldiers invaded, Thursday, the al-Fheidat Bedouin area, east of Anata town, northeast of occupied East Jerusalem, and handed demolition notices targeting 23 homes and residential sheds. Local sources said the soldiers granted the families 72 hours to file appeals against the demolitions. They added that the army claimed the […]

04 Aug
10:26

Army Abducts Two Palestinians In Jerusalem

Israeli soldiers abducted, Friday, two young Palestinian men, in Silwan town, south of the Al-Aqsa Mosque, in occupied East Jerusalem. Dozens of soldiers have been deployed near Al-Aqsa and around the Old City. Local sources said the soldiers invaded and searched homes, and abducted two young men, identified as Yousef […]

04 Aug
10:06

Army Injures One Palestinian In Bethlehem

Israeli soldiers invaded, on Friday at dawn, Beit Fajjar town, south of Bethlehem, and clashed with many local youths, before shooting a young man. Media sources in Beit Fajjar said the soldiers invaded the town from several directions, and clashed with local youngsters, who hurled stoned and empty bottles on […]

04 Aug
8:52

Israeli Soldiers Injure One Palestinian, Abduct Another, In Qalandia

Israeli soldiers invaded, on Friday at dawn, Qalandia refugee camp, north of occupied Jerusalem, searched homes and clashed with local youngsters, before shooting one and abducting another. Local sources said the soldiers abducted a young man, identified as Abed Ayed Sho’ani, and took him to an unknown destination. Medical sources […]

Map of South Hebron Hills showing path of Wall (image from UN)
03 Aug
12:41

Israeli construction of southern section of Annexation Wall completed

A 26-mile stretch of Wall, 20-feet high and made from cement, has been completed in the South Hebron Hills, in the southern part of the West Bank, according to Israeli sources. This section of Wall divides the southern part of the West Bank and cements the illegally established settlements put […]

03 Aug
12:02

Updated: Israeli Soldiers Abduct Twenty-Two Palestinians In The Occupied West Bank

Israeli soldiers abducted, on Thursday at dawn, at least twenty-two Palestinians in the occupied West Bank, including ten in occupied East Jerusalem, after the soldiers invaded and ransacked many homes, and interrogated several families. In Hebron governorate, in the southern part of the occupied West Bank, the soldiers invaded Doura […]

03 Aug
9:35

Israeli Soldiers Abduct Ten Palestinians In Jerusalem

Israeli soldiers abducted, on Thursday at dawn, ten Palestinians from occupied East Jerusalem, and took them to several detention and interrogation centers. The soldiers also summoned a Palestinian woman for interrogation. The Palestinian Prisoners’ Society (PPS) said the soldiers abducted eight Palestinians from the at-Tour neighborhood, overlooking the Old City, […]

Palestine Today - audio
03 Aug
5:44

Palestine Today 08 02 2017

Download / Listen Here Welcome to Palestine Today, a service of the International Middle East Media Center, www.imemc.org, for Wednesday, August, 02, 2017. Israeli troops detain more than 20 Palestinians as they invade farmlands in Gaza and homes in the West Bank. These stories, and more, coming up, stay tuned. […]

03 Aug
1:22

OIC to Ask UN Security Council for Al-Aqsa’s Protection

The Organization of the Islamic Cooperation (OIC), which met in Istanbul for an urgent meeting over the situation in Jerusalem and Al-Aqsa Mosque, has decided to ask the United Nations Security Council to provide protection to the mosque from Israeli abuses, Foreign Minister Riyad Malki said on Wednesday. According to […]

03 Aug
1:14

Palestinian Charged with Death of Jewish-Israeli Girlfriend

A Palestinian man was charged on Wednesday, over the death of a pregnant Israeli woman whom Israeli police say was his girlfriend, as the accused and the victim’s relatives presented drastically different versions of the case. Israeli police cleared for publication details of the case on Wednesday, in time for […]

03 Aug
1:05

Kushner: No Solution to Israeli-Palestinian Conflict

Senior advisor to President Donald Trump, Jared Kushner,  has expressed frustration regarding the “peace process” between the Palestinian Authority and Israel. Speaking to a group of congressional interns, in what was supposed to be an off-the-record meeting, Kushner said that, after researching the conflict’s history and speaking with “a lot of people,” […]

03 Aug
12:54

Palestinian Teen Accused of Stabbing Israeli in Supermarket

Israeli police say a Palestinian teen stabbed an Israeli man at a supermarket south of Tel Aviv, leaving him severely wounded and hospitalized, ABC news reported. The police said, in a statement, that Wednesday’s stabbing appeared to be politically motivated, and that the 19-year-old Palestinian is being questioned in custody. The 42-year-old Israeli […]

02 Aug
12:38

PPS: “Army Abducts Nineteen Palestinians In the West Bank”

The Palestinian Prisoners’ Society (PPS) has reported that Israeli soldiers abducted, at dawn Wednesday, nineteen Palestinians, including a legislator, in different parts of the occupied West Bank, during extensive invasions and violent searches of homes. The Nablus office of the Palestinian Prisoners’ Society (PPS) said several army vehicles invaded ‘Aseera […]

02 Aug
10:08

Israeli Soldiers Abduct Seven Palestinians In Nablus, One In Jerusalem

Israeli soldiers abducted, on Wednesday at dawn, seven Palestinians, including a legislator, in the northern West Bank governorate of Nablus, and one in Shu’fat refugee camp, in occupied East Jerusalem. The Nablus office of the Palestinian Prisoners’ Society (PPS) said several army vehicles invaded ‘Aseera ash-Shemaliyya town, northwest of the […]

02 Aug
9:23

Army Abducts Two Palestinians In Rafah, One In Ramallah

Israeli soldiers opened fire, earlier Wednesday, into Palestinian agricultural lands, east of Rafah, in the southern part of the Gaza Strip, and abducted two Palestinians. The army also abducted one Palestinian in Ramallah, in central West Bank. Eyewitnesses said the soldiers fired many live rounds into the agricultural lands, close […]

02 Aug
8:42

Israeli Soldiers Abduct Three Palestinians In Bethlehem

Israeli soldiers invaded, on Wednesday at dawn, Bethlehem city and nearby communities, searched many homes and abducted three Palestinians, including a teenager. The soldiers invaded Wad Shahin area, in Bethlehem city, before searching homes, and abducted Malek Yousef Nuwwara, 25, and Bakr Hasan Nuwwara, 25. Furthermore, the soldiers invaded Teqoua’ […]

Palestine Today - audio
02 Aug
8:13

Palestine Today 08 01 2017

Download / Listen Here Welcome to Palestine Today, a service of the International Middle East Media Center, www.imemc.org, for Tuesday, August, 01, 2017. One youth injured others detained during army invasions targeting west Bank communities. These stories, and more, coming up, stay tuned. Several Israeli military vehicles invaded, on Tuesday […]

02 Aug
5:36

Army Confiscates A Garbage Truck Near Nablus

Israeli soldiers illegally confiscated, on Tuesday, a garbage truck owned by Qabalan town council, south of the northern West Bank city of Nablus. Ghassan Daghlas, a Palestinian Authority official charge of Israeli settlements’ file in the northern part of the West Bank, said the soldiers chased the garbage truck near […]

02 Aug
5:13

Army Injures And Abducts A Palestinian In Al-Khader, South Of Bethlehem

Several Israeli military vehicles invaded, on Tuesday at night, the town of al-Khader, south of the West Bank city of Bethlehem, and clashed with many local youngsters, before shooting a Palestinian, who was driving his motorcycle, and abducted him. Ahmad Salah, a local activist in al-Khader, said the soldiers clashed […]

02 Aug
4:55

Israeli Soldiers Demolish Al-Arakib For The 116th Time

On Tuesday, Israeli soldiers and police officers, accompanied by bulldozers, invaded the Bedouin Palestinian village of Al-‘Arakib, in the Negev, and demolished it for the 116th consecutive time. Eyewitnesses said the soldiers, and undercover officers, also accompanied by personnel of the so-called “Israel’s Land Authority,” invaded the village during morning […]

Israeli settler trailers near Nablus (image from Ma'an)
01 Aug
12:10

Israeli colonizers take over Palestinian home in Hebron; install trailers in Nablus

As Israeli extremists invaded the al-Aqsa Mosque on Monday, Israeli settler colonizers also moved into Palestinian areas in several parts of the West Bank. In Hebron, members of a right-wing militia group occupied a Palestinian home in the center of the city; while in Nablus, a dozen trailers were constructed […]

01 Aug
12:04

Israeli Soldiers Abduct Nine Palestinians In The West Bank

Israeli soldiers abducted, on Tuesday at dawn, nine Palestinians, from their homes, in different parts of the occupied West Bank. The soldiers invaded al-Khader town, west of Bethlehem, searched many homes and abducted three Palestinians, identified as Mohmmad Kamal al-Faghouri, Yazan Sayel Issa and Samer Mohammad Issa. The soldiers also […]

Palestine Today - audio
01 Aug
10:23

Palestine Today 07 31 2017

Download / Listen Here Welcome to Palestine Today, a service of the International Middle East Media Center, www.imemc.org, for Monday, July 31, 2017. Settlers invade Jerusalem’s Al Aqsa mosque in the meantime troops invade west bank communities and detain dozens. These stories, and more, coming up, stay tuned. Dozens of […]

01 Aug
9:33

Army Abduct Two Palestinians In Hebron

Israeli soldiers invaded, on Tuesday at dawn, the southern West Bank city of Hebron, Kharsa and Ethna towns, south of the city, stormed and ransacked homes and stores, and abducted two Palestinians. The Hebron office of the Palestinian Prisoners’ Society (PPS) has reported that the soldiers abducted Islam Khatib, 24, […]

01 Aug
8:11

Israeli Soldiers Abduct Three Palestinians Near Bethlehem

Israeli soldiers invaded, on Tuesday at dawn, the town of al-Khader, south of the West Bank city of Bethlehem, searched homes and abducted three Palestinians. The soldiers also invaded Nahhalin village, west of Bethlehem, and summoned one Palestinian for interrogation. Several army jeeps invaded al-Khader, before the soldiers stormed the […]

01 Aug
4:01

192 Settlers Storm Al-Aqsa

Dozens of Israeli extremist settlers stormed into Al-Aqsa Mosque early Monday morning, from Al-Maghariba gate,  guarded by Israeli police, amid more restrictions imposed on Palestinian entry to the mosque. Israeli police opened Al-Maghariba gate at 7:30 AM, deployed special forces and rapid deployment in the Al-Aqsa courtyards, to ensure the […]

01 Aug
3:49

Village in Qalqilia under Blockade for Second Week

Israeli army forces continued to uphold the closure imposed on the village of Azzun Atma, to the south of Qalqilia, and banned non-residents from entry. Abd Al Karim Ayyob, an employee at the village council, said that Israel set up a checkpoint at the northern entrance of the village under […]

01 Aug
3:42

5 Palestinians from Jerusalem Indicted for Social Media ‘Incitement’

Five Palestinian residents of occupied East Jerusalem were indicted by an Israeli court on charges of “incitement” on social media, Israeli news website Ynet reported on Monday, according to Ma’an. Ynet said that the five Palestinians — identified as Muhammad Mahimar, 19, from Anata, Sufian Mahmoud, 26, from Issawiya, Muhammad […]

01 Aug
3:27

Concern over Damage to Al-Aqsa Historical Documents

Israeli security forces have caused great damage to historical documents at Al-Aqsa Mosque during the two weeks of crisis over the Muslim holy site, officials say. Head of the Manuscripts Department at Al-Aqsa, Radwan Amro, said in a statement that “the occupation authorities have caused huge and extensive destruction to the […]

31 Jul
12:45

Israel Soldiers Abduct 41 Palestinians In The West Bank

Israeli soldiers abducted, overnight and at dawn Monday, at least 44 Palestinians in the West Bank, including 30 from occupied East Jerusalem, during massive invasions and violent searches of homes. The Palestinian Prisoners’ Society (PPS) has reported that the soldiers invaded many Palestinian communities in the West Bank, before storming […]

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 […]

31 Jul
6:07

Israeli musicians to Thom Yorke: Canceling Radiohead show will disrupt Israel’s ‘business as usual’ facade

Israeli musicians urge Radiohead to reconsider violating the Palestinian call for boycott. Dear Thom Yorke, We are Israeli musicians writing you about your scheduled performance in Israel this July 19. It is our understanding that the public appeal urging you to respect the Palestinian picket line and cancel this concert was […]

31 Jul
6:02

VIDEO: Israeli Forces Violently Repress Al-Aqsa Solidarity Demonstration in Hebron

07/30/17 | International Solidarity Movement | Al-Khalil Team An Al-Aqsa solidarity march organized this Friday in occupied Hebron was heavily repressed by Israeli Forces. Soldiers and border police fired stun grenades, teargas, putrid-smelling “skunk” water, rubber-coated steel bullets and live ammunition at demonstrators, injuring many. Several young protesters were also […]

31 Jul
5:25

HCEF Holds Meeting with Bethlehem Partners, in Honor of Dr. Hanna Hanania

In the presence of its board members and president of the American Federation of Ramallah, Dr. Hanna Hanania, the Holy Land Christian Ecumenical Foundation (HCEF) hosted a business lunch for a group of partner institutions in Bethlehem, in particular, and Palestine in general, in an effort to strengthen these bonds […]

30 Jul
12:31

PPS: “Israeli Soldiers Abduct Fourteen Palestinians In The West Bank”

The Palestinian Prisoners Society (PPS) has reported that Israeli soldiers have abducted, overnight and at dawn Sunday, at least fourteen Palestinians, in different parts of the occupied West Bank. The PPS said that the soldiers abducted four Palestinians, identified as Hamza Abu Daoud, Mohammad Nathmi al-Jamal, Ahmad Eghneimat and Mohammad […]

30 Jul
11:49

Army Abducts A Palestinian In Jerusalem

Israeli soldiers abducted, Sunday, a Palestinian who works with the Construction Committee of the Waqf and Endowment Department, in Al-Aqsa Mosque, in occupied Jerusalem, and issued an order barring a child from entering the holy site for two months. The WAFA Palestinian News agency has reported that the soldiers abducted […]

30 Jul
11:30

Clashes follow funeral of Palestinian killed by Israeli Police in Jaffa

Eight Palestinians with Israeli citizenship were arrested in Jaffa early Sunday morning as stone throwers clashed with Israeli police following the funeral of a young man shot and killed by the police Saturday morning. Although Israeli officials tried to restrict the family of the slain Palestinian to holding a small […]

30 Jul
10:59

Army Starts Installation Of New Military Tower In Hebron

Several Israeli military jeeps and bulldozers invaded, Sunday, Palestinian lands in Kharsa area, south of Doura, in the southern West Bank governorate of Hebron, and started bulldozing them to install a military tower. No’man Amro, the head of Doura Town Council, said the soldiers are bulldozing lands close to a […]

30 Jul
10:18

Israeli Soldiers Abduct Two Palestinians In Hebron

Israeli soldiers invaded, on Sunday at dawn, the towns of Surif and ath-Thaheriyya, in the southern West Bank governorate of Hebron, and abducted two Palestinians. The soldiers broke into many homes, violently searched them, and interrogated several Palestinians before abducting two. Local sources said the soldiers abducted Ahmad Eghneimat from […]

30 Jul
10:07

Army Injures Two Palestinians, Abducts Two Others, In Jenin

Israeli soldiers invaded, on Sunday at dawn, Jenin refugee camp, in the northern West Bank city Jenin, before storming and searching homes, and abducted two Palestinians. The invasion led to clashes, resulting in the injury of two Palestinians. Media sources in Jenin said dozens of soldiers invaded the refugee camp, […]

29 Jul
11:31

Amit Gilutz of B’Tselem: Israel Flouts International Law While Targeting Its Defenders

B’Tselem spokesperson Amit Gilutz says the NGO law is one of many legislative initiatives unfairly targeting organizations that oppose Israel’s occupation of Palestine. (See video below.) TRNN transcript: DIMITRI LASCARIS: This is Dimitri Lascaris for The Real News. In December 2016, in the final days of the Obama administration, the […]

29 Jul
11:17

Israeli Forces Attack Peaceful Demonstration in Occupied Hebron (VIDEO)

07/29/17 | International Solidarity Movement | al-Khalil team Israeli forces on Thursday night, 27th July, attacked a peaceful demonstration which was taking place outside Shuhada checkpoint, which leads to Shuhada street in occupied al-Khalil (Hebron) . The demonstration was intended to protest the continued presence of heightened security measures at […]

29 Jul
10:52

Soldiers Force Residents from Bethlehem Homes

Israeli soldiers, Saturday, forced residents of Khirbit Shoshala, in the town of al-Khader, south of Bethlehem, to evacuate their homes, according to a local source. Hasan Breijieh, coordinator of a local committee against the wall and settlements, told WAFA that Israeli forces raided the area and forced its residents to […]

29 Jul
10:42

Children Arrive for ‘Gaza Kids to Ireland’ Football Tour

After they played and charmed their way into the hearts of communities across Ireland last summer, a mostly new group of 19 children from Al Helal Football Academy in Gaza City, Palestine, is due in Ireland tomorrow . “As the trip was such an uplifting, joyous experience, we are doing […]

29 Jul
10:34

PalMedia Headquarters Raided by Israeli Forces in Ramallah

Israeli forces raided the headquarters of PalMedia production company, and searched several offices belonging to Arab and international news outlets in Ramallah city, in the central occupied West Bank, during dawn hours on Saturday, seizing equipment and documents from at least one of the offices, over accusations of alleged “incitement.” […]

29 Jul
10:30

Israeli Soldiers Abduct Four Palestinians In Hebron And Bethlehem

Israeli soldiers abducted, on Saturday at dawn, four Palestinians, including one with special needs, in the West Bank governorates of Hebron and Bethlehem. The Hebron office of the Palestinian Prisoners’ Society (PPS) said the soldiers invaded several homes and abducted Majdi Radi al-Juneidi and Abdul-Elah Mohammad Sa’id, 16. The soldiers […]

29 Jul
10:10

Israeli Army Injures A Palestinian Near Salfit

Israeli soldiers shot and injured, on Friday evening, a young Palestinian man, while in his own land with his children, in Deir Ballout town, west of Salfit, in the northeastern part of the occupied West Bank. The soldiers shot Fa’ed Saleh Mousa, 33, with a live round in his left […]

29 Jul
7:31

Palestinian Photojournalist Injured by Israeli Fire in Nablus

Israeli forces, Friday, opened fire at Palestinians who rallied in solidarity with Al-Aqsa Mosque near Huwwara checkpoint, south of Nablus, injuring a photojournalist. Ayman al-Nobani, a photojournalist with the Palestinian Authority’s official news agency (WAFA), was shot and injured with a bullet as he was covering the rally. Israeli forces […]

29 Jul
7:17

Netanyahu Vows to Expel Al Jazeera

Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu has vowed to expel Arabic news station Al-Jazeera from Israel, claiming that the network is “inciting” violence, the Independent reported. Al Jazeera, which Israeli officials have in the past also accused of reporting that they claim is biased against Israel has, alongside other media, been covering the current […]

Audio report - this week in Palestine
29 Jul
7:11

This Week in Palestine Week 30 2017

Download / Listen Here Welcome to this Week in Palestine, a service of the International Middle East Media Center, www.imemc.org, for July 22, to the 28, 2017. As Israeli end its siege on Jerusalem’s Al Aqsa mosque, Israeli army gunfire leave three Palestinians killed this week. These stories, and more, […]

Noon prayers outside the al Aqsa mosque (image from Middle East Eye)
29 Jul
5:48

After Killing Two Palestinians in Clashes, Israeli Forces Briefly Open Al-Aqsa Mosque for Prayers

In advance of the afternoon prayers on Friday, Israeli military forces agreed to temporarily lift restrictions preventing Muslims from praying at al-Aqsa Mosque in Jerusalem, the third-holiest site in Islam. This followed a morning of clashes when Israeli troops prevented Palestinians and other worshipers from praying. For the morning prayers […]

29 Jul
12:29

16-year Old Boy Killed by Israeli Forces in Gaza Protests; 10 Wounded

Israeli military shot, Friday, 16-year old Abdul-Rahman Hussein Abu Hamisha,  during a protest against the ongoing Israeli assault on the al-Aqsa Mosque in Jerusalem, and the deadly and inhumane conditions of the Israeli siege of Gaza. The Ministry of Health in Gaza said Abu Hamisha was participating in a protestm […]

29 Jul
12:23

Israeli Soldiers Kill A Palestinian Near Bethlehem

Israeli soldiers shot and killed, on Friday afternoon, a young Palestinian man at the junction of Gush Etzion Israeli colony, south of the West Bank city of Bethlehem, after the soldiers alleged that the man “attempted to stab them.” The Palestinian has been identified as Abdullah Ali Mahmoud Taqatqa, 24, […]

28 Jul
11:41

Israeli Soldiers Injure 12 Palestinians Near Nablus

Palestinian medical sources have reported, Friday, that Israeli soldiers shot and injured, one Palestinian with a live round in his jaw, and eleven others with rubber-coated steel bullets, after the army assaulted nonviolent protesters, marching near Huwwara military roadblock, south of the northern West Bank city of Nablus. The procession […]

28 Jul
10:31

Army Injures Two Palestinians, One Seriously, North Of Jerusalem

Israeli soldiers shot and injured, on Friday evening, two Palestinians with live fire, including one who suffered a serious injury, during clashes that took place after the army invaded the ar-Ram town, north of occupied Jerusalem. Medics rushed the two Palestinians to Palestine Medical Complex, in Ramallah; one of them […]

28 Jul
1:01

Army Abducts A Palestinian Near Jenin, Attacks Family Of Slain Palestinian In Hebron

Israeli soldiers abducted, on Friday at dawn, a young Palestinian man in ‘Aneen village, west of the northern West Bank city of Jenin, and attacked the family of a slain Palestinian in Hebron, in southern West Bank. Media sources in Jenin said the soldiers invaded ‘Aneen village, before searching homes, […]

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28 Jul
12:56

PCHR Weekly Report: Israeli forces kill 3 children & one adult, wound 229 Palestinian civilians

In its Weekly Report On Israeli Human Rights Violations in the Occupied Palestinian Territories for the week of 21– 26 July 2017, the Palestinian Center for Human Rights (PCHR) found that Israeli forces continued systematic crimes in the occupied Palestinian territories. Israeli forces killed 4 Palestinian civilians, including 2 children, […]

28 Jul
10:52

Israel Imposes Severe Restrictions On Palestinians Entry Into Al-Aqsa

The Israeli army and police imposed severe restrictions on Palestinian worshipers wishing to perform Friday prayers in the Al-Aqsa Mosque, in occupied Jerusalem. Israeli sources said Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu has instructed the Police and the military to significantly increase their deployment. They added that Netanyahu instructed the army and […]

28 Jul
9:42

Israeli Soldiers Injure Dozens Of Palestinians, Abduct 120, In Al-Aqsa

Dozens of Israeli soldiers invaded, shortly after midnight, the courtyards of the Al-Aqsa Mosque, in occupied East Jerusalem, and assaulted hundreds of worshipers, wounding dozens, in addition to shooting 15 worshipers, including two who suffered serious wounds, and six medics, with rubber-coated steel bullets in the head, and abducted 120 […]

Palestine Today - audio
28 Jul
5:10

Palestine Today 07 27 2017

Download / Listen Here Welcome to Palestine Today, a service of the International Middle East Media Center, www.imemc.org, for Thursday, July 27, 2017. Palestinian man dies of wounds he sustained earlier in the week as troops attack worshipers in Jerusalem injuring dozens. These stories, and more, coming up stay tuned. […]

27 Jul
11:46

Palestinian Dies From Head Wounds Suffered Three Days Ago In Hizma

The Palestinian Health Ministry has reported that a young Palestinian man died, on Thursday evening, of serious wounds he suffered, three days ago,  after Israeli soldiers shot him during an invasion into Hizma town, northeast of occupied East Jerusalem. It stated that, on Monday July 24, the young man, identified […]

27 Jul
10:46

Israeli Army Injures 121 Palestinians In Al-Aqsa

Israeli soldiers injured, on Thursday evening at least 121 Palestinians in the courtyards of Al-Aqsa Mosque, and the Old City, in occupied East Jerusalem. The soldiers assaulted the worshipers following evening prayers, held in Al-Aqsa Mosque, courtyards and near the gates of the old city, and fired dozens of concussion […]

27 Jul
12:49

Army Abducts A Palestinian In Kufur Qaddoum

Israeli soldiers abducted, on Thursday at dawn, a young Palestinian man from his home in Kufur Qaddoum town, east of Qalqilia, in the northern part of the occupied West Bank. The soldiers invaded the town from several directions, before breaking into the home of ‘Assef Hikmat Ali, 20, violently searched […]

27 Jul
10:34

Army Renews Orders Occupying A Palestinian Home Near Qalqilia

The Israeli army decided, Thursday, to keep the soldiers, who occupied a Palestinian home four weeks ago, in Azzoun town, east of the northern West Bank city of Qalqilia, in the property until next Wednesday. The property is owned by Mohammad Rasem Hussein, in the northeastern part of the town; […]

27 Jul
10:12

Including Two Teenagers, Israeli Soldiers Abduct Four Palestinians In Nablus

The Nablus office of the Palestinian Prisoners’ Society (PPS), in northern West Bank, has reported that Israeli soldiers abducted, on Thursday at dawn, four young Palestinian men, after invading their homes and violently searching them, in the governorate. The PPS said several army vehicles invaded Qaryout village, south of Nablus, […]

27 Jul
9:54

Army Abducts Seven Palestinians In Hebron

Israeli soldiers invaded, on Thursday at dawn, several areas in the southern West Bank city of Hebron, illegally confiscated cash and a car, and abducted seven Palestinians, in addition to summoning a former political prisoner for interrogation. Media sources in Hebron said the soldiers stormed and violently searched many homes […]

27 Jul
9:18

Israeli Soldiers Abduct Two Palestinians In Bethlehem, Install Roadblocks Near Jenin

Israeli soldiers abducted, on Thursday at dawn, two Palestinian men, both former political prisoners, from their homes, in the West Bank governorate of Bethlehem. The soldiers also installed roadblocks in many areas in the northern West Bank governorate of Jenin. Media sources in Bethlehem said the soldiers stormed and searched […]

Palestine Today - audio
27 Jul
9:07

Palestine Today 07 26 2017

Download / Listen Here Welcome to Palestine Today, a service of the International Middle East Media Center, www.imemc.org, for Wednesday, July 26, 2017. Troops invade West Bank communities injuring one, meanwhile in Gaza navy ships attack fishermen. These stories, and more, coming up stay tuned. Israeli soldiers invaded, on Wednesday […]

26 Jul
12:05

Israel Declares Abu Rajab Home A Closed Military Zone

After more than 120 Israeli colonists invaded and occupied, Tuesday, the Abu Rajab family home in Hebron, in the southern part the West Bank, the army declared the property a “closed military zone.” The decision was made after Israeli Prime Minister, Benjamin Netanyahu, reportedly asked Defense Minister, Avigdor Lieberman, to […]

26 Jul
10:31

Army Abducts Eleven Palestinians In Tulkarem, Jenin And Bethlehem, Injure One In Qalqilia

Israeli soldiers invaded, on Wednesday at dawn, many Palestinian communities in the West Bank governorates of Tulkarem, Jenin and Bethlehem, stormed and ransacked many homes and abducted eleven Palestinians, in addition to wounding one in Qalqilia, and causing many others to suffer the effects of teargas inhalation. The Tulkarem office […]

26 Jul
9:44

Israeli Soldiers Abduct Six Palestinians In Hebron

Israeli soldiers invaded, on Wednesday at dawn, Hebron city, al-Fawwar refugee camp, in addition to Surif and Doura towns, searched many homes, causing damage, and abducted six Palestinians. The Hebron office of the Palestinian Prisoners’ Society (PPS) said the soldiers invaded many neighborhoods in the city, searched them, and abducted […]

Palestine Today - audio
26 Jul
5:05

Palestine Today 07 25 2017

Download / Listen Here Welcome to Palestine Today, a service of the International Middle East Media Center, www.imemc.org, for Tuesday, July 25, 2017. Troops invade West Bank communities and detain civilians, in the meantime Israeli tanks targets farmlands in Gaza, These stories, and more, coming up stay tuned. Following a […]