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20 Aug
3:02

Detainee Receives An Administrative Detention Order For 6 Months After Serving A 16-Month Prison Term

August 20, 2018 3:02 AM IMEMC News Jerusalem, News Report, Palestine, Prisoners 0

On Sunday, the Israeli Authorities informed detainee Nasser Abu Khdeir, from Shu’fat town, in occupied East Jerusalem, that he will be held under Administrative Detention for six months, instead of being released this coming Thursday, after finishing a 16-month prison sentence. The detainee suffers from a number of chronic diseases, […]

19 Aug
1:57

Two Detainees Continue Hunger Strike

August 19, 2018 1:57 PM IMEMC News Hebron, News Report, Prisoners, Ramallah, West Bank 0

Two Palestinian detainees are ongoing with open-ended hunger strikes they started eight days ago, protesting being held under arbitrary Administrative Detention orders, without charges or trial, the Palestinian Prisoners’ Society (PPS) has reported. The PPS identified the two detainees as Saddam Awad, 28, from Beit Ummar town, north of the […]

19 Aug
12:40

Israeli Colonizers Puncture Tires, Write Racist Graffiti, In Jerusalem

Israeli colonizers infiltrated, on Sunday at dawn, Habayel al-Arab neighborhood of the al-‘Isawiya town, in occupied Jerusalem, wrote racist graffiti and punctured the tires of more than 15 Palestinian cars, the Wadi Hilweh Information Center in Silwan (Silwanic) has reported. Mohammad Abu al-Hummus, a member of the Follow-Up Committee in […]

19 Aug
11:43

Israeli Colonizers Injure Four Palestinians Near Nablus

A number of Israeli colonizers from Yitzhar colony, illegally built on Palestinian lands south of the northern West Bank city of Nablus, hurled stones at several Palestinian cars, wounding four residents, and caused damage to many cars. Media sources in Nablus said the attacks took place on the main road […]

19 Aug
3:01

Israeli Colonists Uproot 70 Olive Saplings Near Ramallah

Illegal Israeli paramilitary colonizers uprooted, Saturday, dozens of Palestinian olive saplings, and cut trees, in Ras Karkar village, west of the central West Bank city of Ramallah. The WAFA Palestinian News Agency said the Israeli assailants invaded lands, owned by Khaled Samhan, in the northern part of the village, and […]

18 Aug
10:04

Illegal Colonizers Cut Dozens Of Olive Trees Near Jenin

A group of illegal Israeli colonizers cut, on Saturday at dawn, dozens of Palestinian olive trees in ‘Arraba town, south of Jenin, in the northern part of the occupied West Bank. Media sources said the assailants invaded an orchard, owned by a local resident identified as Nathmi Dheidi, near the […]

18 Aug
2:44

Update: “Israeli Soldiers Kill Two Palestinians, injure 270, In Gaza”

The Palestinian Health Ministry in the Gaza Strip has confirmed that Israeli soldiers killed, Friday, two Palestinians and injured 270 others, including 60 who were shot with live fire. The Ministry said the soldiers killed Karim Abu Fatayer, 30, by shooting him with a live round in his head, east […]

17 Aug
1:40

Hours Before Her Release, Palestinian Woman Receives Administrative Detention Order

August 17, 2018 1:40 PM IMEMC News Hebron, News Report, Prisoners, Tulkarem, West Bank 0

The Israeli authorities issued, Friday, an Administrative Detention order against a young Palestinian female detainee, just hours before he scheduled release. The young Palestinian woman, identified as Fida’ Mohammad Ekhlayyel, 21, is from Beit Ummar town, north of Hebron, in the southern part of the occupied West Bank. Fida’ was […]

17 Aug
12:13

Palestinian Man Turns Himself In after Fatal Collision with Israeli Settler

August 17, 2018 12:13 PM IMEMC News Israeli Settlement, Nablus, News Report, West Bank 0

A Palestinian taxi driver, in his sixties, turned himself in to the Palestinian Authority on Thursday evening after the vehicle he was driving hit an Israeli settler. The settler, 42-year-old Hava Rozin, died from her injuries. After turning himself in, the taxi driver said that he initially fled the scene […]

16 Aug
3:26

Detainee Continues Hunger Strike For Twelfth Day

The Palestinian Detainees’ Committee has reported, Thursday, that a detainee is ongoing with a hunger strike for the twelfth consecutive day, demanding to be released due to various health issues. The committee stated that the detainee, Omar Hashem Ahmad al-Khatib, 60, is from Jabalia, in the northern part of the […]

16 Aug
2:01

Israel Plans To Turn A Jordan Valley Military Base Into A Colony

Palestinian researcher and human rights activists, Aref Daraghma, has reported that Israel is planning to turn a military base, in the Northern Plains of the Jordan Valley in the occupied West Bank, into an illegal colony. Daraghma quoted Israeli human rights groups stating that Tel Aviv is planning to settle […]

16 Aug
1:32

Israeli Navy Attacks Fishing Boats, Abducts Four Fishermen And Confiscate Their Boat

Israeli navy ships attacked, on Thursday morning, Palestinian fishing boats in Gaza territorial waters near Beit Lahia, in the northern part of the besieged coastal region, before abducting four fishermen, and confiscating their boat. Nizar Ayyash, the secretary of the Palestinian Fishermen’s Syndicate, said the navy attacked the boats before […]

16 Aug
12:56

Illegal Colonists Settlers Start Preparing Road For Outpost

On Thursday, a group of Israeli colonists, illegally living on Palestinian lands in the West Bank’s Plains, started the preparation work for paving a road leading to their illegal colony. Palestinian human rights activist ‘Aref Daraghma, said the colonists started laying down the foundation of a new road which they […]

16 Aug
12:05

Al-Araqib Village Demolished For The 132nd Time

Israeli bulldozers demolished, Thursday, the al-Araqib ‘unrecognized’ Bedouin village, in the Negev, for the 132th consecutive time, and abducted three Palestinians. Media sources said dozens of officers surrounded the village, before demolishing and removing residential structures and tents, in addition to barns. They added that the police also abducted Sheikh […]

16 Aug
11:34

Israeli Soldiers Attack Detainees In Galboa’ Prison

The Palestinian Detainees’ Committee has reported that undercover soldiers of the Israeli Prison Authority attacked, Thursday, several Palestinian detainees in Galboa’ prison. The committee added that the attack took place in Section 3 of Galboa, when dozens of soldiers invaded it, and conducted violent searches of the detainees are their […]

16 Aug
11:14

PPS: “Israeli Soldiers Abduct 13 Palestinians In The West Bank”

The Palestinian Prisoners’ Society (PPS) has reported that Israeli soldiers abducted, on Thursday at dawn, thirteen Palestinians, including three children and one woman, from several parts of the occupied West Bank. The soldiers invaded and violently searched dozens of homes, and interrogated many Palestinians while inspecting their ID cards. One […]

15 Aug
2:35

Colonialist Settler Injures A Farmer; Soldiers Prevent Palestinians From Entering Their Lands In Salfit

An Israeli guard of the illegal Ariel colony attacked and injured, on Wednesday afternoon, a Palestinian farmer, while Israeli soldiers prevented several others from entering their lands, in Kifl Haris village, north of Salfit, in northwestern West Bank. Media sources said the farmer suffered various cuts and bruises, and was […]

15 Aug
2:15

Israeli Soldiers Abduct Six Palestinian Women in Al-Aqsa

Israeli soldiers abducted, Wednesday, six Palestinian women in front of one of the gates leading to the Al-Aqsa Mosque, in occupied Jerusalem. Media sources said the soldiers abducted Naheda Salah Abu Shaqra, 64, Salsabeel Mohammad Emara, Sajeda Mahameed, Sojoud Mahameed, Samah Mahameed and Nour Mahajna. The army also summoned Khadija […]

15 Aug
12:45

Army Demolishes A Home In Jerusalem

August 15, 2018 12:45 PM IMEMC News Israeli attacks, Jerusalem, News Report, West Bank 0

Israeli soldiers demolished, on Wednesday morning, a Palestinian home, consisting of two apartments, in the al-‘Isawiya town, in occupied East Jerusalem, under the pretense that it was constructed without a permit. Eyewitnesses said dozens of soldiers and officers, in addition to undercover forces, invaded the town, after isolating it, and […]

15 Aug
10:31

Israeli Soldiers Abduct Six Palestinians In Tubas And Jenin

Israeli soldiers abducted, on Wednesday at dawn, six Palestinians, from their homes in Jenin, in northern West Bank, and in Tubas, in northeastern West Bank, the Palestinian Prisoners’ Society (PPS) has reported. The PPS office in Tubas said the soldiers invaded and searched several homes, and abducted Omar Hamza Daraghma […]

15 Aug
9:31

Army Abducts Two Palestinians Near Bethlehem

Israeli soldiers abducted, on Wednesday at dawn, two Palestinians from their homes, in Teqoua’ town, east of Bethlehem. The soldiers invaded the town from several directions, before breaking into a number of homes and violently searching them. The soldiers then abducted Mousa Khalil al-‘Amour, 17, and a former political prisoner, […]

15 Aug
8:42

Israeli Soldiers Abduct A Palestinian Journalist In Ramallah

Dozens of Israeli soldiers invaded, on Wednesday at dawn, Borham village, northwest of the central West Bank city of Ramallah, and abducted a prominent Palestinian journalist, a correspondent with Palestine TV. The Palestinian TV has reported that the soldiers invaded the home of its “military correspondent,” Ali Dar Ali, and […]

15 Aug
12:51

Illegal Israeli Colonists March In Hebron, Invade Home

A group of extremist illegal Israeli colonists marched, Tuesday, in Tel Romedia Palestinian neighborhood, in the southern West Bank city of Hebron, heading to the Ibrahimi Mosque, and stormed a Palestinian home. Emad Jaber, a local nonviolent activist against Israel’s colonies, said Israeli soldiers closed the Ibrahimi Mosque, and prevented […]

14 Aug
12:48

PPS: “Israeli Soldiers Abduct 29 Palestinians, Including Two Women, In The West Bank”

The Palestinian Prisoners’ Society (PPS) has reported that Israeli soldiers invaded, on Tuesday at dawn, several communities in the occupied West Bank, and abducted 29 Palestinians, including two women from Hebron. The soldiers conducted extensive and violent searches of homes during the invasions, and interrogated dozens of Palestinians while inspecting […]

14 Aug
11:30

Israeli Soldiers Abduct Five Palestinians, Bulldoze Lands, Near Nablus

August 14, 2018 11:30 AM IMEMC News Israeli attacks, Nablus, News Report, West Bank 0

On Tuesday at dawn, dozens of Israeli soldiers invaded the northern West Bank city of Nablus, and surrounding villages, before storming and searching homes, and abducted five Palestinians. The soldiers also invaded Palestinian lands near Nablus, and bulldozed them, in preparation for expanding an illegal colony. Media sources in Nablus, […]

14 Aug
10:24

Army To Demolish A Home Near Ramallah

Dozens of Israeli soldiers invaded, on Tuesday at dawn, the al-Am’ari refugee camp, south of the central West Bank city of Ramallah, and took measurements of the family home of a Palestinian detainee, believed to be behind the killing of an Israeli soldier, in preparation for demolishing the property. Media […]

14 Aug
1:21

Army Injures Five Palestinians, Abducts Four, Near Hebron

August 14, 2018 1:21 AM IMEMC News Hebron, Israeli attacks, News Report, West Bank 0

Israeli soldiers injured, on Monday evening, five Palestinians in Beit Ummar town, north of the southern West Bank city of Hebron, and abducted four others in Safa area, northwest of the city. Media sources in Hebron said the soldiers invaded Beit Ummar town, and fired many live rounds, rubber-coated steel […]

14 Aug
12:58

Israeli Soldiers Attack And Abduct A Palestinian Woman In Jerusalem

Israeli soldiers attacked and abducted, on Monday evening, a Palestinian woman from the courtyards of the Al-Aqsa Mosque, in occupied Jerusalem. Eyewitnesses said the soldiers assaulted the woman, and abducted her, before moving her to a nearby police station. Firas ad-Dibis, the head of the Public Relations Department at the […]

14 Aug
12:23

Israeli Soldiers Detain A Child Near Jenin

August 14, 2018 12:23 AM IMEMC News Israeli attacks, Jenin, News Report, West Bank 0

Israeli soldiers detained, on Monday at night, a Palestinian child from Ya’bad town, southwest of the northern West Bank city of Jenin, after the army invaded several homes and stores in the town. Eyewitnesses said the soldiers abducted Mohammad Bilal Abu Bakr, 15, from the Schools’ Neighborhood, and interrogated him, […]

13 Aug
12:53

Detainee Anas Shadeed Suspends Hunger Strike

August 13, 2018 12:53 PM IMEMC News Hebron, News Report, Palestine, Prisoners, West Bank 0

The Palestinian Detainees’ Committee has reported, Monday, that a political prisoner, identified as Anas Shadeed, 21, has suspended his hunger strike, and was moved to Ramla prison clinic, after reaching an agreement with the Israeli Prison Authority. The committee stated that Shadeed, from Doura town, south of the southern West […]

13 Aug
12:09

Two Detainees Declare Hunger Strike

August 13, 2018 12:09 PM IMEMC News Hebron, News Report, Prisoners, Ramallah, West Bank 0

The Palestinian Prisoners’ Society (PPS) has reported that two detainees in Israeli prisons have declared a hunger strike, protesting their continued detention under Administrative Detention orders, without charges or trial. The PPS said that the two detainees have been identified as Saddam Ayyad Awad, 28, from Beit Ummar town, north […]

13 Aug
10:48

Army Hands Family An Order For Demolishing Their Home

Dozens of Israeli soldiers invaded, on Monday at dawn, Kobar village, northwest of Ramallah in central West Bank, and handed a demolition order against the family home of a Palestinian, who was killed in July on this year, after killing an Israeli colonialist settler. Media sources in Ramallah said the […]

13 Aug
10:00

Israeli Soldiers Abduct Ten Palestinians In The West Bank

The Palestinian Prisoners’ Society (PPS) has reported that Israeli soldiers abducted, on Monday at dawn, at least ten Palestinians from their homes, in several parts of the occupied West Bank, after the army invaded and violently searched many homes. The PPS office in Bethlehem said the soldiers invaded Beit Fajjar […]

13 Aug
3:30

Palestinian Man Dies From Serious Wounds He Suffered On May 14

Palestinian Medical sources in the Gaza Strip have reported that a seriously injured young man has died from his wounds, on Sunday at night. The sources said that Wisam Yousef Hijazi, 30, was shot by Israeli army fire on May 14th, during the Great Return March procession, east of Abasan […]

12 Aug
12:18

PPS: “Israeli Soldiers Abduct Nine Palestinians In Ramallah And Hebron”

Israeli soldiers abducted, earlier Sunday, nine Palestinians from their homes in the West Bank governorates of Ramallah and Hebron, the Palestinian Prisoners’ Society (PPS) has reported. The PPS office in Ramallah, in central West Bank, said the soldiers abducted seven Palestinians from several parts of the governorate. The abducted Palestinians […]

12 Aug
11:34

Army Abducts Two Palestinians In Hebron

August 12, 2018 11:34 AM IMEMC News Hebron, Israeli attacks, News Report, West Bank 0

Israeli soldiers abducted, on Sunday at dawn, two young Palestinian men from their homes in Halhoul town, north of Hebron, in the southern part of the occupied West Bank. Several army jeeps invaded the town, before the soldiers stormed and searched homes, and abducted the two Palestinians. The Palestinian Prisoners’ […]

12 Aug
11:13

Detainee From Hebron Continues Hunger Strike

August 12, 2018 11:13 AM IMEMC News Hebron, Human rights, News Report, Prisoners, West Bank 0

The Palestinian Detainees’ Committee has reported that a political prisoner from the southern West Bank city of Hebron is ongoing with a hunger strike, for the fourteenth consecutive day, protesting his continued Administrative Detention, without charges or trial. The Committee said the detainee Dirar Abu Minshar, 39, is currently held […]

12 Aug
10:45

Health Ministry: “80% Of Cancer Medications Depleted In Gaza Hospitals”

August 12, 2018 10:45 AM IMEMC News Gaza Siege, Gaza Strip, Human rights, News Report 0

The Palestinian Health Ministry is Gaza has reported that 80% of cancer medications in the besieged coastal region have depleted, an issue that poses imminent threats to the lives of the patients. Dr. Ashraf al-Qedra, the spokesperson of the Health Ministry in Gaza, has reported that the Rantisi specialized hospital, […]

12 Aug
9:52

Israeli Navy Abducts Five Fishermen In Gaza

Israeli navy ships attacked, on Sunday morning, Palestinian fishing boats in the Sudaniyya Sea area, northwest of Gaza city, and abducted five fishermen from the same family. The navy fired many live rounds at the fishing boats, and abducted Nasser Fadel Bakr, and his sons Fadel Nasser Bakr, Ahmad Nasser […]

12 Aug
12:36

Israeli Air Strikes Injure Three Palestinians In Gaza

The Palestinian Health Ministry has reported, Saturday, that Israeli army drones fired missiles at three areas, in the eastern parts of the Gaza Strip, mildly wounding three Palestinians. The first strike targeted Palestinians east of the al-Boreij refugee camp, in central Gaza, wounding two Palestinians. The second strike targeted Palestinians […]

11 Aug
11:49

Army Injures Four Palestinians Near Hebron

August 11, 2018 11:49 PM IMEMC News Hebron, Israeli attacks, News Report, West Bank 0

Israeli soldiers injured, Saturday, four young Palestinian men in Beit Ummar town, north of Hebron, in the southern part of the West Bank, after the army invaded the town, and attacked protesters. Media sources in Hebron said the soldiers invaded Beit Ummar and distributed leaflets warning extreme measures against the […]

11 Aug
11:52

Israel Illegally Confiscates Dozens Of Dunams Of Palestinian Lands In Silwan

The City Council in occupied Jerusalem issued orders for the illegal annexation of dozens of Dunams of Palestinian lands in Silwan town, south of the Al-Aqsa Mosque, under the pretext of using them for “gardening, irrigation pipes, roads and public gardens.” The Wadi Hilweh Information Center in Silwan (Silwanic) has […]

11 Aug
9:53

Palestinian Dies From Serious Wounds Suffered Friday

The Palestinian Health Ministry has reported that a man died, on Saturday at dawn, from serious wounds her suffered, Friday, after Israeli soldiers shot him with live fire during the Great Return March. The Health Ministry said the man, Ahmad Jamal Suleiman Abu Louli, 40, was shot with a live […]

11 Aug
2:03

Health Ministry Condemns Israeli Killing Of A Palestinian Medic

Dr. Jawad Awwad, the Palestinian Health Minister, issued a statement denouncing the ongoing Israeli excessive use of force against Palestinian nonviolent protesters, and condemning the fatal shooting of a Palestinian medic. Dr. Awwad said the killing of medic volunteer Abdullah al-Qutati, 20, east of Rafah, and the targeting of medics, […]

11 Aug
1:22

Israeli Soldiers Injure Two Palestinians In Kufur Qaddoum

Israeli soldiers invaded, Friday, Kufur Qaddoum town, east of the northern West Bank city of Qalqilia, and attacked protesters against the Annexation Wall and colonies, wounding two. Morad Eshteiwi, the media coordinator of the Popular Committee against the Wall and Colonies in Kufur Qaddoum, said dozens of soldiers invaded the […]

11 Aug
12:17

Israeli Colonizers Attack Palestinians, Homes, In Hebron

Dozens of Israeli colonizers, illegally living on stolen Palestinian lands in the southern West Bank city of Hebron, attacked Friday several Palestinians and their homes in Tal Romedia area, in the center of the city. Morad Amro, the coordinator of the Youth Coalition against Settlements, said the colonists attacked activists […]

11 Aug
12:07

Which will it be: Unequivocal support for Israel or First Amendment rights?

By Justine McCabe, CT Viewpoints An alarming paradox has taken shape in legislation before [the United States’] Congress:  Our representatives would violate Americans’ First Amendment rights in order to protect the State of Israel. This draconian legislation is H.R. 1697/S. 720, the “Israel Anti-Boycott Act,” is a proposed law that could harshly penalize […]

10 Aug
11:59

Israeli Soldiers Injure One Palestinian In Bethlehem

August 10, 2018 11:59 PM IMEMC News Bethlehem, Israeli attacks, News Report, West Bank 0

Israeli soldiers shot, Friday, a young Palestinian man in Teqoua’ town, east of Bethlehem, in the occupied West Bank. Medical sources said the soldiers shot the young man with a live round in his knee, before he was rushed to a local hospital. The Palestinian was shot after several army […]

10 Aug
11:31

Including One Medic, Israeli Soldiers Kill Two Palestinians, Injure 307, In Gaza

The Palestinian Health Ministry has confirmed that Israeli soldiers killed, Friday, two Palestinians, including one medic, and injured 307 others, including 85 who were shot with live fire. Dr. Ashraf al-Qedra, the spokesperson of the Health Ministry in Gaza, said the soldiers killed Ali Sa’id al-‘Aloul, 55, after shooting him […]

10 Aug
11:06

Israeli Soldiers Abduct Two Palestinians In Ramallah And Tulkarem

The Palestinian Prisoners’ Society (PPS) has reported that Israeli soldiers abducted, on Friday at dawn, two Palestinians, and injured several others, in Ramallah and Tulkarem, in the occupied West Bank. The PPS office in Tulkarem, in northern West Bank, said dozens of soldiers stormed Tulkarem refugee camp, before invading and […]

10 Aug
10:45

Israeli Court Extends Remand Of Palestinian Journalist

Abdul-Nasser Nubani, a lawyer with the Palestinian Prisoners’ Society (PPS) has reported that the Israeli “Ofer” military court, near Ramallah in central West Bank, has extended the remand of a Palestinian journalist, and released four others. The journalist, Ala’ Rimawi, 40, was ordered under further interrogation until his court hearing, […]

10 Aug
1:06

Detainee Suspends Hunger Strike After Reaching An Agreement For His Release

Palestinian political prisoner, Anas Ibrahim Shadeed, 22, has suspended hunger strike, which lasted for 22 days, after reaching an agreement with the Israeli Prison Authority to end his Administrative Detention and release him on December 19, 2018. His brother, Abdul-Majid, said Anas, from Doura town southwest of Hebron in southern […]

09 Aug
1:34

Updated: “Israeli Soldiers Abduct Seventeen Palestinians in the West Bank”

The Palestinian Prisoners’ Society (PPS) has reported that Israel soldiers abducted, overnight until dawn hours Thursday, seventeen Palestinians from their homes in several parts of the occupied West Bank. The PPS said the soldiers stormed and violently searched many homes, causing damage, and interrogated several Palestinians while inspecting their ID […]

09 Aug
1:03

Palestinian Wells, Tourist Areas, Among Israeli Targeted Sites In Gaza

Media sources in Gaza have reported that, among various sites and areas targeted by Israeli missiles in the coastal region, are water wells, and tourist areas. Yousef Abu Kamil, from the Public Relations department of al-Mughraqa Local Council, said the Israeli missiles destroyed a well owned by the city, and […]

09 Aug
12:08

Army Demolishes A Shop Near Jericho

August 9, 2018 12:08 PM IMEMC News Israeli attacks, Jericho, News Report, West Bank 0

Israeli soldiers invaded, Thursday, Marj an-Na’ja village, north of Jericho in the occupied West Bank, and demolished a grocery store. The WAFA Palestinian News Agency said the soldiers demolished the store, and then told the owner that the reason behind the destruction is that it was built without a permit […]

09 Aug
10:10

Army Injures Many Palestinians In Kufur Qaddoum

Several Israeli army jeeps invaded, overnight until early morning hours Thursday, Kufur Qaddoum town, east of the northern West Bank city of Qalqilia, and caused many Palestinians to suffer the effects of teargas inhalation during ensuing protests. Morad Eshteiwi, the media coordinator of the Popular Committee against the Annexation Wall […]

09 Aug
9:05

Israeli military official: “No end in sight” for current escalation in Gaza; 140 bombs dropped overnight

Despite the killing of a pregnant woman and her baby by an Israeli airstrike on their home Wednesday night, Israeli officials issued a statement later that night saying that they planned to continue the current escalation in Gaza with no end in sight. The Israeli military, one of the most […]

09 Aug
4:33

Israeli Missiles Kill A Pregnant Palestinian Mother And Her Child In Northern Gaza

The Palestinian Health Ministry has confirmed that Israeli army missiles have killed a pregnant Palestinian mother, and her infant daughter, 18 months of age, in central Gaza. The mother was nine months pregnant. Dr. Ashraf al-Qedra, the spokesperson of the Health Ministry in Gaza, has confirmed that the soldiers killed […]

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09 Aug
1:27

Israeli Army Kills One Palestinian In Northern Gaza

Israeli soldiers continued, on Wednesday night, the bombardment of several parts of the Gaza Strip, killing one man in northern Gaza, and wounding at least eight others. The Health Ministry in Gaza has confirmed that Israeli soldiers killed Ali al-Ghandour, 30, in northern Gaza, and wounded at least two others, […]

08 Aug
11:24

Israeli Army Bombards Many Areas In Gaza

The Israeli army fired, on Wednesday, several missiles into various areas of the Gaza Strip, including a building in the Sudaniyya area of northern Gaza, which was first struck by three missiles, followed by an additional six missiles, just minutes later. Furthermore, an Israeli army drone fired a missile into […]

08 Aug
1:32

Israeli Soldiers Abduct Eleven Palestinians In The West Bank

Israeli soldiers abducted, on Wednesday at dawn, eleven Palestinians from their homes in several parts of the occupied West Bank, the Palestinian Prisoners’ Society (PPS) has reported. The PPS said the dozens of soldiers invaded the al-‘Isawiya town, in occupied Jerusalem, searched and ransacked many homes and abducted six Palestinians, […]

07 Aug
9:20

Israeli Army Kills Two Palestinian Fighters In Gaza

August 7, 2018 9:20 PM IMEMC News Gaza Strip, Israeli attacks, News Report 0

The Al-Qassam Brigades, the armed wing of Hamas, issued a statement denouncing the Israeli assassination of two of its fighters, in northern Gaza, and holding Israel accountable for any future escalation. Al-Qassam said the two fighters, Ahmad Abdullah Morjan, 23, and Abdul-Hafeth Mohammad Seelawi, 23, where killed in an Israeli […]

07 Aug
9:34

Army Abducts A Former Political Prisoner In Qabatia

August 7, 2018 9:34 AM IMEMC News Israeli attacks, Jenin, News Report, West Bank 0

Israeli soldiers abducted, Tuesday, a former Palestinian political prisoner from Qabatia town, south of the northern West Bank city of Jenin, and invaded the home of a detainee from the town. Media sources in Jenin said the soldiers abducted Majd Kamil Turk, from his home in Qabatia, and also invaded […]

07 Aug
9:01

Updated: Army Abducts Ten Palestinians In The West Bank

Israeli soldiers abducted, on Tuesday at dawn, at least ten Palestinians in several parts of the occupied West Bank, during extensive and violent searches of homes and property. The soldiers searched and ransacked at least seven homes Hebron city, in the southern part of the West Bank, and interrogated many […]

07 Aug
4:47

Israeli Soldiers Invade Ya’bad Near Jenin

Several armored Israeli military jeeps invaded, on Monday evening, Ya’bad town, southwest of the northern West Bank city of Jenin, and fired gas bombs in addition to rubber-coated steel bullets at local youngsters, protesting the invasion. Media sources in Jenin said the soldiers drove provocatively in the town, leading to […]

06 Aug
9:57

Israeli Soldiers Cause Damage To Homes, Youth Institute, In Ramallah

Dozens of Israeli soldiers invaded and violently searched, on Monday at dawn, many homes, and a Youth Institute, in the al-Jalazoun refugee camp, north of the central West Bank city of Ramallah. The WAFA Palestinian News Agency has reported that the soldiers carried out one of the largest, and most […]

06 Aug
9:30

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

The Palestinian Prisoners’ Society (PPS) has reported that Israeli soldiers abducted, on Monday at dawn, at least fourteen Palestinians, including one woman and a journalist, in several parts of the occupied West Bank. The Hebron office of the PPS said the soldiers said the soldiers invaded many neighborhoods in the […]

05 Aug
11:06

Palestinian Teen Dies From Serious Wounds He Suffered On March 30th

The Palestinian Health Ministry has reported that a teen died, Sunday, from serious wounds he suffered on the first day of the Great Return March procession, on March 30th, which also marks the Palestinian Land Day. The Health Ministry said the teen, identified as Ahmad Jihad al-Aydi, 17, from Gaza […]

05 Aug
10:26

Israeli Navy Attacks Palestinian Fishing Boats In Northern Gaza

Israeli navy ships attacked, Sunday, several fishing boats in Palestinian territorial waters along the coastal line in northern Gaza. The WAFA Palestinian News Agency said the navy fired many live rounds at the boats, and sprayed them with water cannons, forcing the fishermen back to shore. Earlier Sunday, the navy […]

05 Aug
9:24

Israeli Soldiers Install Many Roadblocks Near Jenin

August 5, 2018 9:24 AM IMEMC News Israeli attacks, Jenin, News Report, West Bank 0

Israeli soldiers installed, overnight until early morning hours Sunday, many roadblocks in various areas in the southern part of Jenin governorate, in northern West Bank. Media sources said the soldiers installed roadblocks at the entrances of Zababda and Qabatia towns, also near the Arab American University and the bypass road […]

05 Aug
8:31

Israeli Soldiers Abduct Many Palestinians, Injure One, In The West Bank

Israeli soldiers abducted, on Sunday at dawn, many Palestinians, during violent invasions and searches of homes, and shot one, in several parts of the occupied West Bank. In addition, the soldiers invaded Abu Shkheidim and Kobar villages, north of the central West Bank city of Ramallah, and attacked protesters with […]

04 Aug
8:28

Swedish-flagged Flotilla Vessel Intercepted by Israel

The Israeli army Saturday morning said that it had taken over a European ship, the Swedish-flagged “Freedom,” captained by John Turnbull of Vancouver, that was aimed at breaking the naval blockade imposed on the Gaza Strip by the occupation forces 12 years ago. After the brutal violence and theft that […]

04 Aug
8:14

Soldiers Attack, Injure, A Young Man In Bethlehem

Israeli soldiers attacked, Saturday, a young Palestinian man, driving a bus, south of Bethlehem, in the occupied West Bank, causing various cuts and bruises. The soldiers stopped a bus, driven by Jihad Ali Zawahra, 28, from the al-Ma’sara village south of Bethlehem, and forced him out. They then continuously struck […]

04 Aug
8:40

Child Dies From Serious Wounds Suffered Friday

The Health Ministry in Gaza has reported that a child died, on Saturday morning, from serious wounds he suffered a day earlier, after Israeli soldiers shot him with live fire. The Health Ministry said the child, identified as Moath Ziad Soori, 15, died from serious wounds he suffered during the […]

04 Aug
12:51

Israeli Soldiers Kill One Palestinian, Injure 220, In Gaza

The Palestinian Health Ministry has confirmed, Friday, that Israel soldiers resorted to the excessive use of force against the nonviolent “Great Return Match” in Gaza, on its nineteenth consecutive week, killing a young man, and wounding 220 Palestinians, including 90 who were shot with live fire. Dr. Ashraf al-Qedra, the […]

04 Aug
12:00

Soldiers Injure One Palestinian Near Jerusalem, Two Near Ramallah

Israeli soldiers attacked, Friday, dozens of Palestinian protesters near the main entrance of Hizma town, east of occupied East Jerusalem, and shot a young man with a live round. The army also shot two Palestinians near Ramallah, in central West Bank. Medical sources said the soldiers shot a teenage boy […]

03 Aug
11:14

Army Injures Several Palestinians Near Jenin

August 3, 2018 11:14 PM IMEMC News Israeli attacks, Jenin, News Report, West Bank 0

Israeli soldiers injured, on Friday evening, several Palestinians in Toura village, southwest of Jenin, in northern West Bank. Media sources in Jenin said dozens of soldiers invaded the village, and fired many gas bombs at locals, and their homes, causing many to suffer the effects of teargas inhalation. They added […]

03 Aug
10:32

Israeli Soldiers Injure Many Palestinians In Kufur Qaddoum

Israeli soldiers shot, Friday, one Palestinian with a rubber-coated steel bullet, and caused dozens to suffer the effects of teargas inhalation, after the army attacked the weekly nonviolent procession against the Annexation Wall and colonies in Kufur Qaddoum town, east of the northern West Bank city of Qalqilia. The Palestinians, […]

03 Aug
6:01

Detained Journalist Declares Hunger Strike

Monther Abu Ahmad, a lawyer with the Palestinian Prisoners’ Society (PPS) has confirmed, Wednesday, that journalist Ala Rimawi, 40, who is held by Israel, has launched a hunger strike on the first day of his imprisonment on July 30th, 2018. Abu Ahmad said that the detainee is protesting his imprisonment, […]

03 Aug
5:32

Detainee Continues Hunger Strike For 15th Day

Karim Ajwa, a lawyer with the Palestinian Detainees’ Committee, has reported Thursday that a Palestinian detainee is ongoing with hunger strike for the 15th consecutive day, protesting abuse and bad conditions during his continued detention and interrogation. Ajwa stated that Mohammad Nimir Dar Sattouf, 27, from Beit Rima town, in […]

02 Aug
11:01

Detainee Receives Additional Six-Month Administrative Detention Order Despite Medical Complications

August 2, 2018 11:01 PM IMEMC News Hebron, Human rights, Israel, News Report, Prisoners 0

The Palestinian Detainees’ Committee reported, on Thursday evening, that detainee Mo’taz Mohammad Obeido, 38, from the southern West Bank city of Hebron, has received a six-month arbitrary Administrative Detention order without charges or trial. The Committee stated that the detainee, who was abducted on February 5th, 2018, already spent six […]

02 Aug
9:20

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

The Palestinian Prisoners’ Society (PPS) has reported that Israeli soldiers abducted, on Thursday at dawn, nine Palestinians from their homes, in several parts of the occupied West Bank. The PPS said the soldiers abducted three Palestinians, confiscated a car and cash, in Hebron, in the southern part of the occupied […]

02 Aug
10:25

Israeli Soldiers Injure Two Palestinians In Nablus, One Near Bethlehem

Dozens of Israeli soldiers invaded, on Thursday at dawn, Nablus city in northern West Bank, while accompanying dozens of colonialist settlers into the city, shot two Palestinians and caused many others to suffer the effects of teargas inhalation. The soldiers also assaulted and injured a young man near Bethlehem. Media […]

02 Aug
8:43

Army Abducts A Palestinian Near Bethlehem

Several Israeli army jeeps invaded, on Thursday at dawn, Teqoua’ town, southeast of Bethlehem in the occupied West Bank, and abducted one Palestinian. Media sources said the soldiers invaded and ransacked the family home of Sami Saleh Sabah, 25, and abducted him. The invasion and abduction come following a month […]

02 Aug
7:26

Israeli Soldiers Abduct Three Palestinians, Confiscate Cash And A Car, In Hebron

August 2, 2018 7:26 AM IMEMC News Hebron, Israeli attacks, News Report, West Bank 0

Israeli soldiers invaded, on Thursday at dawn, Hebron city, and Beit Ummar town, in the southern part of the occupied West Bank, abducted three former political prisoners, confiscated cash and a car, during violent searches of homes and property. The soldiers invaded Beit Ummar town, north of Hebron, and abducted […]

01 Aug
11:27

Israeli Army To Displace Bedouin Families For Military Training

August 1, 2018 11:27 PM IMEMC News Israeli attacks, News Report, Tubas, West Bank 0

Israeli soldiers invaded, Wednesday, Kirbit Yarza village, east of Tubas in northeastern West Bank, and handed orders to four Bedouin families to leave their dwellings ahead of live-fire military drills. Human Rights activist Aref Daraghma said the soldiers handed official notices to the families of Faisal Masa’eed, Ismael Masa’eed, Jamal […]

01 Aug
9:19

Soldiers Abduct Four Palestinians In Hebron

August 1, 2018 9:19 AM IMEMC News Hebron, Israeli attacks, News Report, West Bank 0

Israeli soldiers abducted, earlier Wednesday, four Palestinians from their homes in the Hebron governorate, in the southern part of the occupied West Bank. Media sources in Hebron said the soldiers stormed and violently searched dozens of homes in the city, and nearby towns of Doura, Beit Awwa, ath-Thaheriyya, as-Sammoa’ and […]

01 Aug
8:22

Israeli Army Abducts Three Palestinians In Nablus And Ramallah

The Palestinian Prisoners’ Society (PPS) has reported that Israeli soldiers abducted, on Wednesday at dawn, three Palestinians, including one journalist, in Nablus and Ramallah, and injured several others in Hebron. The PPS said dozens of soldiers invaded Beit Rima town, northwest of Ramallah in central West Bank, and abducted Adham […]

01 Aug
6:52

Israeli Soldiers Injure Several Palestinians Near Nablus

August 1, 2018 6:52 AM IMEMC News Israeli attacks, Nablus, News Report, West Bank 0

Medical sources have reported, on Tuesday evening, that Israeli soldiers injured several Palestinians after the army invaded Sebastia town, north of Nablus, in northern West Bank. Mohammad Azem, the mayor of Sebastia, told the WAFA Palestinian News & Info Agency, that the several army jeeps invaded the town, and attacked […]

01 Aug
5:48

Army Injures Several Palestinians In Tubas

August 1, 2018 5:48 AM IMEMC News Israeli attacks, News Report, Tubas, West Bank 0

Israeli soldiers invaded, on Tuesday evening, Tammoun town, south of Tubas in northeastern West Bank, and caused many Palestinians to suffer the effects of teargas inhalation during ensuing protests. Media sources in Tubas said the invasion took place in an area near Tammoun junction. They added that the soldiers fired […]

31 Jul
9:06

Israel Issues Demolition Orders Against Six Homes In Bethlehem

The Israeli “Civil Administration Office” run by the army in the occupied West Bank, issued demolition orders targeting six inhabited Palestinian homes in the al-Walaja village, west of Bethlehem. Local nonviolent activist Ibrahim Awad said dozens of soldiers, accompanied by personnel of the Jerusalem City Council and the “Civil Administration […]

31 Jul
8:02

Israeli Soldiers Abduct Three Palestinians In Jerusalem, One In Jenin

Israeli soldiers abducted, Tuesday, three Palestinians in occupied Jerusalem, including one who was kidnapped by undercover soldiers in the Al-Aqsa Mosque, and one at a military roadblock near Jenin, in northern West Bank. Media sources in occupied Jerusalem said several army jeeps invaded the al- ‘Isawiya town, in the center […]

31 Jul
6:16

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

The Palestinian Prisoners Society (PPS) has reported that Israeli soldiers abducted, on Tuesday at dawn, eighteen Palestinians, including one woman, in several parts of the occupied West Bank, including occupied Jerusalem. The PPS said the soldiers stormed and violently searched many homes across the West Bank, interrogated several Palestinians while […]

31 Jul
8:13

Israeli Soldiers Abduct A Young Man In Bethlehem

Dozens of Israeli soldiers invaded, on Tuesday at dawn, the Deheishe refugee camp, south of the West Bank city of Bethlehem, and abducted a young man. Media sources in Bethlehem said the soldiers stormed the refugee camp from its main entrance, near the Jerusalem-Hebron city, before invading and searching homes, […]

31 Jul
7:27

Israeli Colonizers Injure A Palestinian Child In Hebron

Illegal Israeli colonizers attacked and injured, on Monday evening, a Palestinian child in the Old City of Hebron, in the southern part of the occupied West Bank. Medical sources in Hebron said the child, Yousef Fawwaz Qfeisha, suffered various lacerations and bruises to several parts of his body. The Israeli […]

30 Jul
9:55

Information Ministry Calls In International Community To Stop Israeli Violations Against Journalists, Media Outlets

After Monday’s Israeli army’s abduction of four Palestinians journalists in Ramallah, in central West Bank, the Palestinian Information Ministry issued a statement denouncing the dangerously escalating Israeli violations against Palestinian journalists and media outlets, calling on the International Community to intervene in ending these attacks, and ensuring Israel’s compliance with […]

30 Jul
8:21

Including Four Journalists, Israeli Soldiers Abduct Eight Palestinians In West Bank

Israeli soldiers abducted, on Monday at dawn, eight Palestinians, including four journalists, from their homes in several parts of the occupied West Bank, after the soldiers invaded and violently searched many homes and buildings, the Palestinian Prisoners’ Society (PPS) has reported. The PPS office in Bethlehem said the soldiers invaded […]

30 Jul
7:34

Israeli Soldiers Shot A Palestinian East Of Gaza

The Palestinian Health Ministry has reported, Monday, that Israeli soldiers shot a young man with live fire, east of Gaza city. It said that the soldiers shot the young man in his leg, before he was rushed to the Shifa Medical Center, west of Gaza city, suffering a moderate injury. […]

29 Jul
9:56

PPS: “Israeli Soldiers Abduct Eight Palestinians In Th West Bank”

Updated: The Palestinian Prisoners’ Society (PPS) has reported that Israeli soldiers abducted, on Sunday at dawn, eight Palestinians from their homes in several parts of the West Bank. The PPS said the army continued its invasions and violent searched of homes in Kobar village, north of Ramallah, abducted four Palestinians […]

29 Jul
9:41

Israeli Soldiers Abduct A Palestinian Woman In Hebron

Israeli soldiers abducted, Saturday, a Palestinian woman, and illegally confiscated cash, from her home in Hebron, in the southern part of the occupied West Bank. The Hebron office of the Palestinian Prisoners’ Society (PPS) said the soldiers abducted a woman, identified as Reem al-Haimouni, and illegally confiscated the family’s savings […]