Category Archives: Jerusalem

18 Nov
2:08

Israeli Soldiers Injure Palestinian And International Journalists Near Jerusalem

November 18, 2018 2:08 AM IMEMC News Israeli attacks, Jerusalem, News Report, West Bank 0

Israeli soldiers resorted to the excessive use of force, Saturday, against dozens of Palestinian and international journalists during a nonviolent procession near Qalqilia Terminal, north of occupied East Jerusalem. The soldiers resorted to the excessive use of force against the journalists, and dozens of residents, while holding a nonviolent procession, […]

15 Nov
1:21

17-year-old Palestinian Climbs into Israeli Police Station; 4 Officers & Suspect Wounded

A 17-year old Palestinian allegedly climbed the fence of a police station in Jerusalem Wednesday and attempted to attack the officers stationed there, according to Israeli sources. The officers shot the young man multiple times, seriously wounding him. Three Israeli officers were allegedly ‘lightly’ wounded – and a fourth was […]

14 Nov
12:34

Army Abducts Six Palestinians, Including Two Medics, In West Bank

The Palestinian Prisoners’ Society (PPS) has confirmed that Israeli soldiers abducted, on Wednesday morning and at dawn, six Palestinians, including two medics, in several parts of the occupied West Bank. The PPS said the soldiers stormed and ransacked many homes across the West Bank, including occupied Jerusalem, and interrogated many […]

14 Nov
10:31

Soldiers Storm Red Crescent In Jerusalem, Abducts Two Medics

November 14, 2018 10:31 AM IMEMC News Israeli attacks, Jerusalem, News Report, West Bank 0

Israeli soldiers and intelligence officers invaded, on Wednesday morning, the Palestinian Red Crescent Society (PRCS) building in the Suwwana neighborhood, in the Old City of occupied Jerusalem, and abducted two medics. The PRCS in Jerusalem said the soldiers abducted the two medics, identified as Rajeh Hawarin and Mohammad Odah from […]

14 Nov
5:12

Undercover Soldiers Abduct Two Palestinians In Jerusalem

November 14, 2018 5:12 AM IMEMC News Israeli attacks, Jerusalem, News Report, West Bank 0

Undercover Israeli soldiers invaded, on Tuesday at night, the al-‘Isawiya town, in occupied East Jerusalem, and abducted two teenage boys. Media sources in Jerusalem said the undercover soldiers infiltrated into the town, before kidnapping Abed al-‘Oweiwi, 16, and Mohammad Mousa Hamdan, 19. The undercover soldiers then drove away, taking the […]

13 Nov
1:16

Israeli Army Abducts Nine Palestinians

Updated: Israeli soldiers abducted, on Tuesday at dawn, nine Palestinians from Bethlehem, Hebron, Ramallah and Jerusalem, in the occupied West Bank. Media sources in Bethlehem said many army jeeps invaded Beit Fajjar town, south of the city, and the al-Obeyyat area in Bethlehem, searched many homes and abducted Mohammad Ali […]

12 Nov
12:18

Army Abducts Ten Palestinians In West Bank

Israeli soldiers abducted, earlier Monday, at least ten Palestinians, including two children, and summoned one for interrogation, after invading and searching many homes in the occupied West Bank. The Palestinian Prisoners’ Society (PPS) has reported that the soldiers searched homes in Beit Fajjar town, south of Bethlehem, and abducted two […]

10 Nov
12:55

Corpse of Palestinian, Killed by the Army in September, Transferred to Family

November 10, 2018 12:55 PM IMEMC News Israeli attacks, Jerusalem, News Report, West Bank 0

The Israeli army transferred, on Friday evening, the corpse of a young Palestinian man who was killed by the soldiers in September of this year, back to his family for burial. Media sources in occupied Jerusalem said the corpse of Mohammad Oleyyan, 26, was finally handed to his family, after […]

10 Nov
10:52

France Denounces Israel’s Decision to Build 792 New Units in Jerusalem

France has denounced an Israeli decision to building 792 new units in the illegal Ramat Shlomo and Ramot colonies, in occupied Jerusalem. The statement came after the so-called “Planning and Construction Committee” approved the plans, in the two colonies, located north of occupied East Jerusalem. France said it condemns the […]

08 Nov
10:05

Knesset Members, Israeli Settlers Storm Al-Aqsa Mosque

Heavily armed Israeli forces escorted an Israeli Knesset member, Shuli Mualem, as she entered the Al-Aqsa Mosque compound, in the Old City of occupied East Jerusalem, on Thursday. Head of the Public Relations and Media Department at the Islamic Endowment, Firas al-Dibs, said that MK Mualem stormed the Al-Aqsa Mosque […]

08 Nov
1:28

Soldiers Abduct Seven Palestinians In The West Bank

Israeli soldiers abducted, on Thursday at dawn, at least seven Palestinians from several parts of the occupied West Bank, the Palestinian Prisoners Society (PPS) has reported. The PPS said the soldiers invaded and searched several homes, and interrogated many Palestinians while investigating their ID cards, before abducting seven. The PPS […]

08 Nov
1:02

Israeli Soldiers Demolish A Residential Building Near Jerusalem

November 8, 2018 1:02 PM IMEMC News Israeli attacks, Jerusalem, News Report, West Bank 0

Dozens of Israeli soldiers invaded, on Thursday morning, the Za’im town, east of occupied East Jerusalem, and demolished residential building. Media sources said the soldiers surrounded the town before invading it, prevented the journalists from entering it, and demolished a residential building, containing several floors. They added that the soldiers […]

08 Nov
4:45

Palestinian Homes in Shofat Refugee Camp Demolished By Israeli Forces

A four-story apartment building, home to twelve people in two families, was destroyed Wednesday by a battalion of around 300 Israeli soldiers who stormed the Shofat camp in Jerusalem with a number of armored D9 Caterpillar bulldozers, turned the street into a temporary military base, and smashed the homes to […]

07 Nov
10:22

Soldiers Demolish A Residential Building In Jerusalem

Dozens of Israeli soldiers invaded, on Wednesday morning, Ras Shehada area, in Shu’fat refugee camp, in the center of occupied East Jerusalem, and demolished a residential building. The soldiers surrounded Ras Shehada area, and completely isolated it, before demolishing the building, owned by members of Sa’iri family. The demolished property […]

06 Nov
2:02

Soldiers Shoot A Woman Allegedly For Attempting To Stab Them

Israeli soldiers shot, Tuesday, a Palestinian woman at a gas station near the entrance of Kfar Adumim illegal colony, which was built on Palestinian lands in the al- ‘Ezariyya town, east of Jerusalem, after she reportedly attempted to stab them. Israeli sources quoted the military claiming that “the woman carried […]

06 Nov
11:19

Army Demolishes Two Homes In Jerusalem

November 6, 2018 11:19 AM IMEMC News Israeli attacks, Jerusalem, News Report, West Bank 0

Israeli soldiers invaded, on Tuesday morning, Beit Hanina town, north of occupied East Jerusalem, and demolished  two Palestinian homes. Media sources said the soldiers surrounded the ash-Qariyya neighborhood, in Beit Hanina, and declared it a closed military zone. They added that the soldiers stormed the two homes, owned by Kamel […]

05 Nov
12:26

Israeli Soldiers Abduct Four Children In Jerusalem

November 5, 2018 12:26 PM IMEMC News Israeli attacks, Jerusalem, News Report, West Bank 0

Israeli soldiers abducted, Monday, four Palestinian children after storming and searching their homes, in occupied East Jerusalem, the Wadi Hilweh Information Center in Silwan (Silwanic) has reported, Silwanic said the soldiers abducted Adam Mansour Resheq, 15, Yousef Mohammad Hijazi, 14, Yazan Mohammad Froukh, 16, and Ali Ahmad Abu al-Hawa, 17, […]

05 Nov
9:42

Soldiers Abduct A Young Man in Jerusalem, Two In Ramallah

Israeli soldiers invaded, on Monday at dawn, the al-Matar neighborhood, north of occupied East Jerusalem, and abducted a young man from his home. The soldiers also detained two young men at the Qalandia terminal, north of Jerusalem, and released them a few hours later, in addition to abducting two young […]

04 Nov
1:19

Army Injures Five Palestinians In Jerusalem

Dozens of Israeli soldiers and police officers invaded, Sunday, the offices of the Palestinian Ministry of Jerusalem Affairs, in Jerusalem governorate, and assaulted Palestinians, including staff members. The Palestinian Red Crescent Society said the soldiers invaded the headquarters in Dahiat al-Barid area, north of Jerusalem, before attacking the Palestinians, causing […]

02 Nov
12:00

Netanyahu Welcomes Brazilian President-Elect’s Decision To Move Embassy To Jerusalem

Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu welcomed statements by the right-wing Brazilian President-elect Jair Bolsonaro, regarding his decision to move the Brazilian embassy from Tel Aviv to occupied Jerusalem. Netanyahu’s statements came after Bolsonaro stated, shortly after his election, that he is fulfilling his campaign promises to move the embassy to […]

02 Nov
8:12

Soldiers Abduct Jerusalem Governor And Three Other Palestinians

November 2, 2018 8:12 AM IMEMC News Israeli attacks, Jerusalem, News Report, West Bank 0

Dozens of Israeli soldiers and police officers attacked, on Thursday evening, dozens of Palestinians participating in a seminar at Silwan Club in Ras al-‘Amoud neighborhood, in occupied East Jerusalem, before abducting Jerusalem Governor, and three young men. Update: The governor was released several hours after his abduction. Israel Internal Security […]

01 Nov
11:41

Israeli Soldiers Abduct Twelve Palestinians In The West Bank

Israeli soldiers abducted, on Thursday at dawn, at least twelve Palestinians, from their homes, in several parts of the occupied West Bank, and illegally confiscated dozens of thousands of Shekels from a few homes. Among the abducted Palestinians is a father, and two of his sons, in addition to a […]

01 Nov
9:58

Israeli Soldiers Abduct A Palestinian Immediately After His Release From Prison

November 1, 2018 9:58 AM IMEMC News Jerusalem, News Report, Palestine, Prisoners, West Bank 0

Israeli soldiers abducted, on Thursday morning, a Palestinian political prisoner from occupied East Jerusalem, immediately after his release from an Israeli prison, after he was detained for seven years. Amjad Abu Assab, the head of the Detainees’ Parents Committee in Jerusalem, said the soldiers rearrested his brother, Yacoub Mahmoud Abu […]

31 Oct
1:34

Erekat: “Trump And Netanyahu Continue To Act On Destroying Peace”

The Secretary of Palestine Liberation Organization (PLO), Dr. Saeb Erekat, stated that U.S. President Donald Trump, and Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu, are ongoing with their politics to destroy the two-state solution, and replace it with their own facts on the ground, in violation of International Law. His statement came […]

30 Oct
10:41

Israeli Soldiers Abduct Sixteen Palestinians in West Bank

The Palestinian Prisoners’ Society (PPS) has reported that Israeli soldiers abducted, on Tuesday at dawn, at least sixteen Palestinians from their homes, in several parts of the occupied West Bank. The Israeli army said the Palestinians were taken prisoner for their participation in ongoing protests in the occupied West Bank. […]

30 Oct
5:36

Israeli Forces Demolish Palestinian Home in Jerusalem, Seize Lands in Ramallah

Israeli occupation bulldozers, on Monday, demolished a Palestinian owned home in Anata village,  northeast of Jerusalem, and confiscated hundreds of dunams of land in Budrus village, to the west of Ramallah. Soldiers demolished a home owned by Saleh Fheidat, in Anata village, under the pretext of building without a permit. According to […]

29 Oct
10:04

Israeli Soldiers Abduct Twenty Palestinians In West Bank

Israeli soldiers abducted, on Monday at dawn at least twenty-two Palestinians, including two sisters, ages 14 and 15, from their homes in several parts of the occupied West Bank, the Palestinian Prisoners’ Society (PPS) has reported. The soldiers invaded many governorates in the occupied West Bank, including East Jerusalem, searched […]

28 Oct
11:26

Palestinian Human Rights Organisations Submit File to ICC Prosecutor: Investigate and Prosecute Pillage, Appropriation and Destruction of Palestinian Natural Resources

Today, on 26 October 2018, Al-Haq, Al Mezan Center for Human Rights and the Palestinian Center for Human Rights (PCHR) submitted a 500-page file on alleged crimes committed by Israelis, in particular high-level Israeli officials, and individuals associated with corporations that are extracting and destroying Palestinian natural resources. The organisations […]

28 Oct
9:02

470 Illegal Settlement Units Approved East of Jerusalem

Maale Adumim is an illegal Israeli settlement in the occupied Palestinian Territories, seven kilometres east of Jerusalem, with a population of more than 37,000 settlers. According to Ma’an News Agency, Hebrew-language media sources claim 470 new housing units were approved by the Israeli government on Thursday, with a total of […]

27 Oct
4:48

Palestinian Students Strike in Jerusalem

A classroom in al-Eesawiyya. Photo credit: Wadi Hilweh Information Center. POSTED BY: AHMAD JARADAT OCTOBER 26, 2018 Students, teachers and parents protest Israeli authorities’ refusal to address a lack of classrooms in al-Eesawiyya. Students led a strike in the village of al-Eesawiyya in occupied Jerusalem on Thursday, October 25, 2018. The strike […]

25 Oct
9:00

Israeli Soldiers Injure Eleven Palestinians In Abu Dis

October 25, 2018 9:00 PM IMEMC News Israeli attacks, Jerusalem, News Report, West Bank 0

Israeli soldiers invaded, on Thursday evening, Abu Dis town, east of occupied East Jerusalem, and attacked dozens of Palestinian protesters, wounding eleven. Media sources in Abu Dis said several army jeeps invaded the town, and fired many rubber-coated steel bullets, gas bombs and concussion grenades. They added that eleven Palestinians […]

25 Oct
7:19

Israeli Soldiers Abduct 15 Palestinians In The West Bank

Israeli soldiers abducted, on Thursday at dawn, at least fifteen Palestinians, including former political prisoners, in several parts of the occupied West Bank, the Palestinian Prisoners Society (PPS) has reported. The PPS said the soldiers invaded and violently searched many homes, and interrogated dozens of Palestinians while inspecting their ID […]

25 Oct
6:59

Israeli Soldiers Abduct A Young Man In Jerusalem

Israeli soldiers abducted, on Wednesday at night, a young Palestinian man from Silwan town, south of the Al-Aqsa Mosque in occupied East Jerusalem, while the military prosecutors’ office demanded remanding a detained child. The Wadi Hilweh Information Center In Silwan (Silwanic) has reported that the police summoned Jadallah Rajabi for […]

25 Oct
6:38

Israeli Forces Repress March at Jerusalem Gate

Dozens of solidarity activists and journalists, on Wednesday evening, suffered from tear gas inhalation, during Israeli occupation forces’ repression of a peaceful march at the Jerusalem Gate, in the town of Abu Dis, southeast of occupied Jerusalem. Resistance to the wall and settlements, along with activists of the Popular Resistance […]

25 Oct
8:18

Holy Land Churches Denounce Israeli Police Conduct in Jerusalem

Churches in Jerusalem denounced, on Wednesday, Israeli police conduct with Coptic monks, demanding to hold accountable police officers involved in using force against the monks, according to a press release. Contacts were held  since the morning with many local, regional and international entities on the incident involving misconduct by Israeli policemen […]

25 Oct
7:35

Abu Rodeina: “No Peace, No Security, Without An Independent Palestinian State”

In response to statements by Israeli Prime Minister, Benjamin Netanyahu, the official spokesperson of the Palestinian President, Nabil Abu Rodeina, said that there can be no peace or security without establishing an independent and contiguous Palestinian State, with East Jerusalem as its capital. Abu Rodeina stated that Israel, and its […]

24 Oct
11:39

Illegal Colonialist Settlers Storm Al-Aqsa

Dozens of Israeli colonialist settlers invaded, on Wednesday morning, the Al-Aqsa Mosque Compound, escorted by a large police and military force. Eyewitnesses said the attack was carried out by at least 59 colonists, in addition to the soldiers and officers, and took place through the al-Magharba Gate. The Waqf and […]

24 Oct
11:31

Israeli Soldiers Abduct Three Palestinians In Jerusalem

October 24, 2018 11:31 AM IMEMC News Israeli attacks, Jerusalem, News Report, West Bank 0

Several Israeli army jeeps invaded, Wednesday, the town of al-‘Isawiya, in the center of occupied East Jerusalem, and abducted three Palestinians, including two children child. The Wadi Hilweh Information Center in Silwan (Silwanic) said the soldiers abducted a young man, identified as Adam Mustafa, in addition to two children, Ahmad […]

24 Oct
10:33

Israeli Soldiers Surround Jerusalem Affairs Ministry

Israeli soldiers invaded Dahiat al-Barid area, south of the ar-Ram town, northeast of occupied East Jerusalem, surrounded the building of the Palestinian Governorate and Jerusalem Affairs Ministry, and prevented the employees from entering or leaving it. The WAFA Palestinian News Agency said the soldiers, and police officers, encircled the entire […]

24 Oct
9:31

Israeli Soldiers, Police Attack Coptic Priests, Abduct One, In Jerusalem

Israeli soldiers and police officers attacked, on Wednesday morning, several Coptic Christian priests in the Church of the Holy Sepulchre, in occupied Jerusalem and abducted one of them, the Maan News Agency has reported. The attack took place after the Coptic Church in occupied Jerusalem organized a peaceful protest near […]

23 Oct
8:12

Barkat Raids Shu’fat Refugee Camp

The Israeli mayor of Jerusalem, Nir Barkat, raided the Shu’fat refugee camp in occupied Jerusalem City, escorted by Israeli forces, on Tuesday afternoon. Spokesperson of the Fateh movement in Jerusalem, Thaer Fasfous, said that Barkat raided and toured the camp. Barkat’s raid to Shufat comes a few hours after teams […]

23 Oct
12:49

PPS: “Army Abducts 15 Palestinians, Including Children And One Woman, In West Bank”

Israeli soldiers abducted, overnight and on Tuesday morning, fifteen Palestinians, including children, and one woman, from several parts of the occupied West Bank. The soldiers abducted one woman, identified as Islam Oweida, 25, while visiting her imprisoned husband Abdullah Obeyyat, while Abdullah’s brother, Hussein Obeyyat, 17, was abducted from his […]

23 Oct
11:17

Soldiers Abduct Three Palestinians, Including A Child, In Hebron, Ramallah And Jerusalem

The Palestinian Prisoners’ Society (PPS) has reported that Israeli soldiers abducted, on Monday a night and Tuesday at dawn, three Palestinians, including one child, from their homes in Hebron, Ramallah, and Jerusalem, in the occupied West Bank. The Hebron office of the PPS, in southern West Bank, said the soldiers […]

23 Oct
1:30

Israel Releases Jerusalem Governor, Holds Him Under House Arrest

The Israeli Authorities released, on Monday at night, the governor of occupied East Jerusalem, Adnan Gheith, after ordering him to pay a 20.000 Shekels fine, and forcing him under house arrest to seven days. Mohammad Mahmoud, a lawyer with the Palestinian Detainees Committee, said the Central Court in occupied Jerusalem, […]

22 Oct
11:45

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

The Palestinian Prisoners’ Society (PPS) has reported that Israeli soldiers abducted, Monday, sixteen Palestinians from several parts of the occupied West Bank, after the army invaded and searched dozens of homes. In Ramallah, in central West Bank, the soldiers searched several homes and abducted Mohammad al-Halabi, and Walid Suleiman Rabea’, […]

22 Oct
3:16

Settlers Continue to Storm Al-Aqsa Mosque

Dozens of Jewish settlers, protected by Israeli security forces, forced their way into Jerusalem’s flashpoint Al-Aqsa Mosque on Sunday, according to local sources. WAFA correspondence said that dozens of settlers broke into the holy mosque in groups, under heavy protection from Israeli police. The settlers performed Talmudic rituals and prayers […]

22 Oct
3:08

Erekat: Abduction of Jerusalem Governor a New Step against Palestinian Presence

On Saturday, October 20, at around 7:00 pm, three vehicles carrying Israeli occupation authorities intercepted the car of the governor of Jerusalem, Mr. Adnan Ghaith, pulling him out of the vehicle and taking him to an unknown location. Governor Ghaith was in Beit Hanina, north of Jerusalem, at the time of […]

21 Oct
12:17

Assaf: “Al-Khan Al-Ahmar On High Alert After Netanyahu Vowed To Demolish It”

Palestinian government Minister and the head of the National Commission against the Wall and Colonies, Walid Assaf, has reported that the peaceful protests and gatherings in al-Khan al-Ahmar Bedouin community, east of occupied Jerusalem, will continue. His statements came after Israeli Prime Minister, Benjamin Netanyahu, said on Sunday morning, that […]

21 Oct
12:01

Updated: “Israeli Soldiers Abduct Six Palestinians In West Bank”

Israeli soldiers abducted, on Sunday at dawn, at least six Palestinians, during extensive searches of homes and property in the occupied West Bank. The Palestinians were taken prisoner after the soldiers carried out extensive and violent searches of homes and property, causing excessive damage. In occupied Jerusalem, the soldiers abducted […]

21 Oct
12:27

Israel Postpones Al-Khan Al-Ahmar Demolition, Protests To Continue Until Demolition Order Cancelled

Israeli daily Haaretz has reported that the Israeli government has decided to postpone the demolition of the al-Khan al-Ahmar Palestinian Bedouin community, east of occupied Jerusalem, until further notice. Palestinian Minister Walid Assaf says protests will continue until Israel completely cancels and voids its demolition orders of the village. Haaretz […]

20 Oct
8:49

Israeli Special Police Detain Governor of Jerusalem

October 20, 2018 8:49 PM IMEMC News & Agencies Jerusalem, News Report, Prisoners 0

Special units of the Israeli police detained governor of Jerusalem, Adnan Ghaith, in the town of Beit Hanina to the north of occupied Jerusalem. Informed sources told WAFA at least three police cars intercepted the car carrying the governor before nabbing him and leading him to an unknown destination. No […]

20 Oct
8:06

Palestinian Detained in Jerusalem for Wearing Palestinian Flag Shirt

October 20, 2018 8:06 PM IMEMC News & Agencies Jerusalem, News Report, Prisoners 0

(Photo courtesy of Wadi Hilweh Information Center)  WAFA- Israeli police, on Saturday, detained a Palestinian in Jerusalem for wearing a shirt of the Palestinian flag, according to Wadi Hilweh Information Center. It posted a video and pictures on its Facebook page showing police detaining a young Palestinian at Damascus Gate […]

20 Oct
3:36

Israeli Soldiers Injure Ten Nonviolent Protesters, Abduct One, In Al-Khan Al-Ahmar

Israeli soldiers resorted, Friday, to the excessive use of force against dozens of Palestinian, international and Israeli peace activists, holding a nonviolent procession in the al-Khan al-Ahmar Palestinian Bedouin community, east of occupied Jerusalem, wounding ten, and abducted one after injuring him. Medical sources said the soldiers physically assaulted the […]

19 Oct
12:00

Palestinian-American Student Allowed Entry After Appeal to Israeli Supreme Court

A Palestinian-American student who was prevented entry to study in Israel has claimed victory at the Israeli Supreme Court. The court ruled today that 22-year old Lara al-Qasem will be allowed entry to study in a graduate program at Hebrew University. al-Qasem, whose grandparents are Palestinian, is an American student […]

18 Oct
9:12

Christian Cemetery Desecrated, Graves Destroyed in Jerusalem

October 18, 2018 9:12 PM IMEMC News & Agencies Holy sites, Jerusalem, News Report 0

Ha’aretz Israeli newspaper, on Thursday, reported that about 30 graves were vandalized two weeks ago, in the cemetery of Beit Jmal monastery, near Jerusalem. The monastery monks discovered the destruction of the tombs yesterday, saying the concrete crosses on the graves were taken down. The old cemetery is located about […]

17 Oct
8:34

Army Demolishes A Home In Jerusalem And Attacks The Family

October 17, 2018 8:34 AM IMEMC News Israeli attacks, Jerusalem, News Report, West Bank 0

Dozens of Israeli soldiers invaded, on Wednesday morning, Jabal a-Mokabber neighborhood, southeast of occupied East Jerusalem, and attacked a Palestinian family, causing several injuries, before demolishing their home. The Wadi Hilweh Information Center in Silwan (Silwanic), in Jerusalem, said the soldiers demolished the 100 square/meter home of Khalil Za’atra, reportedly […]

16 Oct
8:23

Israeli Policewoman Shot Palestinian ‘For Fun’

An Israeli border policewoman has been arrested over shooting and wounding a Palestinian man just, as she recognized, “for fun,” Israeli media reported on Tuesday. While she was on a patrol near the Israeli military checkpoint called Al-Za’im, in May of this year, the Israeli policewoman shot the Palestinian at […]

16 Oct
6:22

Soldiers, Border Police, Attack Palestinians In Shu’fat Refugee Camp

Israeli soldiers and the Border Guards police officers invaded, Tuesday, Shu’fat refugee camp, in occupied East Jerusalem, and attacked many Palestinians, including shop owners, in addition to issuing tickets to several parked cars. The invasion was carried out by dozens of soldiers and officers, in a number of armored military […]

16 Oct
5:31

Israeli Soldiers Abduct Eighteen Palestinians In West Bank

The Palestinian Prisoners’ Society (PPS) has reported that Israeli soldiers abducted, on Tuesday at dawn, eighteen Palestinians, including three children, and a young man with special needs, in several parts of the occupied West Bank. The PPS said the soldiers stormed and ransacked dozens of homes across the West Bank, […]

16 Oct
12:58

Settlers Flood Khan al-Ahmar with Sewage for 2nd Time

Israeli settlers stormed the Bedouin village of Khan al-Ahmar, east of Jerusalem, on Monday, and flooded the area with wastewater for a second time. Locals said that Israeli settlers from the nearby illegal Israeli settlement of Kfar Adummim, stormed the village and flooded Khan al-Ahmar with wastewater, causing serious environmental […]

16 Oct
12:48

Israeli Settlers Led by Yehuda Glick Break into Al-Aqsa

Dozens of Israeli settlers, headed by extremist American-born rabbi and member of the Knesset for Likud, Yehuda Glick, on Monday morning, broke into the courtyards of the Al-Aqsa Mosque compound via the Maghriba gate, and under heavy protection by Israeli occupation troops. Jerusalemite sources reported, according to Al Ray, that […]

15 Oct
1:37

Israeli Soldiers Invade Al-Khan Al-Ahmar, Abduct Four And Injure Seven

Dozens of Israeli soldiers, accompanied by a bulldozer, invaded the al-Khan al-Ahmar Bedouin community, east of occupied Jerusalem, and started bulldozing adjacent lands, before attacking nonviolent solidarity activists, abducted four and injured seven other. Eyewitnesses said seven nonviolent activist suffered various lacerations after being assaulted by the Israeli soldiers and […]

15 Oct
11:01

PPS: “Israeli Soldiers Abduct Sixteen Palestinians In the West Bank”

The Palestinian Prisoners’ Society (PPS) has confirmed that Israeli soldiers abducted, late at night and on Monday at dawn, at least 16 Palestinians, including children, during extensive and violent invasions and searches of homes across the occupied West Bank, including Jerusalem. In Bethlehem, the soldiers abducted Zein Mohammad al-‘Amour, 15, […]

15 Oct
9:59

Army Abducts Five Palestinians In Tulkarem, One In Qalqilia, And Two In Jerusalem

Israeli soldiers abducted, on Monday at dawn, five Palestinians from several areas of the northern West Bank governorate of Tulkarem, one in nearby Qalqilia, and two in Jerusalem, during violent invasions and searches of homes. The Tulkarem office of the Palestinian Prisoners’ Society (PPS) has reported that the soldiers stormed […]

14 Oct
2:10

Israeli Soldiers And Settlers Uproot Trees In Silwan

Dozens of Israeli soldiers and colonialist settlers invaded, on Sunday afternoon, Wadi ar-Rababa neighborhood in Silwan town, south of the Al-Aqsa Mosque in occupied East Jerusalem, and uprooted dozens of olive trees. Mohammad al-Fateh, a local nonviolent activist from Jerusalem, said the soldiers and colonialist settlers invaded dozens of Dunams […]

14 Oct
3:06

Israeli Soldiers Invade A Town, North Of Jerusalem

October 14, 2018 3:06 AM IMEMC News Israeli attacks, Jerusalem, News Report, West Bank 0

Dozens of Israeli soldiers invaded, on Saturday at night, the town of ar-Ram, north of occupied East Jerusalem, after surrounding it. Media sources said the soldiers invaded and searched homes, in addition to storming a gas station before searching it and attacking the workers. Many Palestinians protested the invasion before […]

12 Oct
3:16

Israeli Police, City Council Employees, Invade Silwan, Photograph Buildings

October 12, 2018 3:16 PM IMEMC News Israeli attacks, Jerusalem, News Report, West Bank 0

Israeli police officers and several employees of the City Council of occupied Jerusalem, invaded on Friday at noon, Silwan town, south of the Al-Aqsa Mosque, and photographed many homes and stores. The invasions targeted the neighborhoods of Ein al-Louza, Wad Yasoul and Wadi Hilweh, in Silwan. The Wadi Hilweh Information […]

12 Oct
12:49

Israeli Soldiers Abduct Six Palestinians Near Tulkarem

Israeli soldiers abducted, on Friday at dawn, two young Palestinian men from Shweika area, north of Tulkarem in northern West Bank, in addition to one woman from Beit Lid village, east of the city, and interrogated many Palestinians while violently searching their homes. On Thursday evening, the army abducted three […]

11 Oct
8:30

VIDEO: Black September in Jerusalem

October 11, 2018 8:30 PM IMEMC News & Agencies Human interest, Jerusalem 0

October 10, 2018 — Wadi Hilweh Information Center, Silwan Human Interest 10/04/18 Palestinian Boy Speaks about His Horrible Experience inside Israeli Jails  

09 Oct
12:46

Israeli Soldiers Invade UNRWA Clinic In Jerusalem After Announcing Takeover

Israeli soldiers and employees of the Israeli Health Ministry invaded, Monday, a clinic run by the United Nations Relief and Works Agency (UNRWA) in the Sahera Gate area, in the Old City of occupied East Jerusalem. Eyewitnesses said the soldiers and health department employees invaded the clinic, and attempted to […]

08 Oct
8:47

Palestinians Mark 28th Anniversary of the Al-Aqsa Massacre

Today marks the 28th anniversary of the massacre of the first Al Aqsa Mosque, which was carried out by Israeli occupation forces. On Monday, October 8, 1990, before noon prayers, the settlers of the so-called “Temple Mount and Eretz Yisrael Faithful Movement” tried to lay the foundation stone for the alleged […]

08 Oct
8:20

East Jerusalem Palestinian Forced to Demolish Own Home

A Palestinian was forced to demolish his own home, on Monday, in the Beit Hanina neighborhood of occupied East Jerusalem, after receiving demolition threats from the Jerusalem municipality. Ayman Naim Kawasbeh told Ma’an News Agency that he removed furniture and other belongings, and proceeded to demolish the home in which […]

08 Oct
12:42

Settlers Continue with Break-ins at Al-Aqsa Mosque

More than 100 Jewish settlers, accompanied by Israeli security forces, forced their way into Jerusalem’s flashpoint Al-Aqsa Mosque on Sunday, according to local sources. WAFA correspondence said that more than 75 extremist Israeli settlers and about 30 students of Talmudic yeshivas broke into the holy mosque in groups, under heavy […]

03 Oct
11:00

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

Israeli soldiers abducted, on Wednesday at dawn, fourteen Palestinians from their homes in several parts of the occupied West Bank, the Palestinian Prisoners’ Society (PPS) has reported. The PPS said the soldiers stormed and ransacked many homes across the West Bank, including occupied East Jerusalem, and interrogated several Palestinians before […]

03 Oct
8:48

Israeli Soldiers Abduct Eight Palestinians In Jerusalem

Israeli soldiers abducted, on Wednesday at dawn, eight young Palestinian men from their homes in the al-‘Isawiya town, in occupied East Jerusalem. Media sources said the soldiers invaded and violently searched many homes in the town, and interrogated several Palestinians before abducting eight. The abducted Palestinians have been identified as: […]

03 Oct
2:49

Amnesty: Demolition of Palestinian Village of Khan al-Ahmar is Cruel Blow and War Crime

1 October 2018, 12:15 UTC: AMNESTY International – Monday’s planned demolition of a West Bank village and forcible transfer of its residents to make way for illegal Jewish settlements is a war crime that lays bare the Israeli government’s callous disregard for the Palestinians, Amnesty International said today. Some 180 […]

02 Oct
11:32

Three Racist Attacks against Palestinian Civilians by Orthodox Israelis in One Week

October 2, 2018 11:32 PM Celine Hagbard Israeli attacks, Jerusalem, News Report 0

Over the past seven days, three separate hate crimes against Palestinians in Jerusalem have been documented, according to Israeli media sources. On Sunday, the Israeli paper Haaretz reported that “several dozen Orthodox men” began throwing stones, as well as tables and chairs from a sidewalk cafĂ©, at Palestinian passersby near […]

02 Oct
2:38

Colonialist Settlers Flood Al-Khan Al-Ahmar With Sewage

Illegal Israeli colonialist settlers flooded the al-Khan al-Ahmar Bedouin Palestinian community with Sewage water, in an attempt to force the inhabitants to leave their Dwellings, just as the ultimatum set by the Israeli court for their displacement went into effect, Monday. Abdullah Abu Rahma, a senior nonviolent activist and the […]

02 Oct
1:27

Army Abducts 21 Palestinians In The West Bank

Israeli soldiers abducted, late at night and on Tuesday at dawn, at least twenty-one Palestinians from their homes, in several parts of the occupied West Bank, including East Jerusalem. The soldiers invaded many communities in Bethlehem, Jenin, Tulkarem and Hebron, before storming and ransacking dozens of homes, and interrogated many […]

02 Oct
12:55

Israeli Soldiers Injure Many Palestinians, Abduct Several Others, In Jerusalem

October 2, 2018 12:55 PM IMEMC News Israeli attacks, Jerusalem, News Report, West Bank 0

Israeli soldiers injured many Palestinians, and abducted at least four others, during protests in several communities in Jerusalem governorate, in the occupied West Bank. The army invaded many Palestinian communities, starting on Monday evening, and attacked dozens of protesters with live rounds, rubber-coated steel bullets and gas bombs. Protests were […]

02 Oct
6:30

Israel Targets Palestinian Homes in Jerusalem for Demolition

The aftermath of a house demolition in Jerusalem, September 2018. Photo credit: OCHA – OPT. POSTED BY: ALTERNATIVE INFORMATION CENTER SEPTEMBER 30, 2018 Israeli forces demolished five Palestinian-owned structures in the holy city in September. Israeli authorities continued targeting Palestinian homes and businesses for demolition in the holy city throughout September. On September 20, […]

02 Oct
6:17

Extremist Israelis Raid Palestinian Areas of Jerusalem with Police Backing

Israeli extremists went on a rampage, late Sunday and early Monday, in Palestinian areas inside and out of Jerusalem’s Old City district, as they marked the end of the Jewish Succot holiday, according to local Palestinian sources. They said the Israelis went on a hate-filled rampage in Musrara neighborhood, just […]

02 Oct
5:39

General Strike Held against Israeli Nationality Law

Palestinians, on Monday, held a general strike in areas all over the West Bank and the occupied 1948 lands, to protest against the racist Jewish national law adopted by the Israeli Knesset with the support of Israel’s extreme right. Palestinian factions in the West Bank and Jerusalem expressed their support […]

02 Oct
3:03

Israeli Soldiers Injure Several Near Qalandia

Israeli soldiers shot, on Monday evening, a young man with a live round in his back, and injured several Palestinians who suffered burns and the effects of teargas inhalation, during a protest near Qalandia refugee camp, north of occupied East Jerusalem. The Palestinian Red Crescent Society said one Palestinian was […]

02 Oct
2:34

Army Injures Many Palestinians, Including A Journalist, Near Ramallah

Israeli soldiers attacked, Monday, dozens of protesters at the northern entrance of the al-Biereh city, in the Ramallah and al-Biereh governorate in central West Bank, shot a journalist with a rubber-coated steel bullet, and caused many Palestinians to suffer the effects of teargas inhalation. The Palestinians were protesting at the […]

01 Oct
1:02

Israeli Colonists Injure Five Palestinians, Attack Stores And Cars, In Jerusalem’s Old City

A group of extremist illegal colonialist settlers attacked, on Sunday at night, many Palestinians and stores in the Old City of occupied East Jerusalem, causing damage and wounding five young men. The WAFA Palestinian News Agency said the Israeli assailants attacked many shops in the al-Misrara area, near Bab al-‘Amoud, […]

30 Sep
12:58

Palestinian With French Citizenship Rearrested Immediately After His Release From Administrative Detention

The Israeli authorities rearrested, Sunday, a Palestinian political prisoner with French citizenship, minutes after his release from prison after spending thirteen months under arbitrary Administrative Detention orders without charges. The Palestinian Salah al-Hammouri, from occupied East Jerusalem, was held at the Negev Desert Detention Camp for thirteen months, under Administrative […]

28 Sep
2:16

WAFA: “Full Text Of Abbas’s Speech At The United Nations General Assembly”

Published By the Palestinian News & Info Agency (WAFA): President Abbas at UN calls on US to rescind decisions on Jerusalem, refugees. NEW YORK, September 27, 2018 (WAFA) – President Mahmoud Abbas called on the United States administration to rescind its decision on Jerusalem and refugees in order to salvage […]

27 Sep
8:22

VIDEO: Muslim Worshipers Assaulted by Israeli Forces at Al-Aqsa Mosque

Tensions increased at the Al-Aqsa Mosque, on Thursday, as Israeli forces assaulted a number of Muslim worshipers, while Israeli settlers performed prayers in the compound. Firas al-Dibs, head of the Public Relations and Media Department at the Islamic Endowment, said that 924 Israeli settlers stormed the Al-Aqsa Mosque compound through […]

27 Sep
8:12

EU Exerts Effort to Halt Demolition of Khan Al-Ahmar

The European Union (EU) has made contact, with the Israeli occupation, to stop the demolition of Khan Al-Ahmar village, east of Jerusalem, an official in the European Commission said. The official responsible of information and communication in the European Commission, Shadi Othman, said that the EU and its member countries […]

27 Sep
11:32

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

The Palestinian Prisoners’ Society (PPS) has reported that Israeli soldiers abducted, earlier Thursday, at least twelve Palestinians, from several parts of the occupied West Bank. The PPS office in Hebron, in the southern part of the West Bank, the soldiers invaded Ethna town, west of the city, and abducted Safwat […]

27 Sep
9:20

Israeli Army Injures Ten Palestinians, Including Two Journalists, In Nablus

Israeli soldiers invaded, on Thursday at dawn, the eastern area of Nablus city, in northern West Bank, and injured ten Palestinians, including two journalists, during protests that followed the invasion. The army also abducted two Palestinians near Nablus, two siblings north of Jerusalem, and a young man in Qalqilia. Medical […]

26 Sep
10:21

Israeli Soldiers Abduct Fifteen Palestinians In The West Bank

Israeli soldiers abducted, on Wednesday at dawn, fifteen Palestinians, including one woman, from their homes, in several parts of the occupied West Bank. The Israeli army said a grenade was hurled at the soldiers from a speeding car, while the army was invading and conducting searches of homes and property, […]

26 Sep
12:42

King Abdullah: “All UN And Security Council Resolutions Must Be Implemented”

During his speech from the podium of the General Assembly of the United Nations, in New York, King Abdullah of Jordan, said that only the two-state solution, and the full implementation of all resolutions issued by the United Nations and the Security Council, can resolve the current conflict, and bring […]

25 Sep
8:19

Hundreds of Israeli Settlers Storm Al-Aqsa over Sukkot Holiday

Heavily armed Israeli soldiers escorted hundreds of Israeli settlers into the Al-Aqsa Mosque compound, on Tuesday, to celebrate the Jewish  Sukkot holiday, while the Israeli authorities prevented restoration work from being completed in the compound. Firas al-Dibs, head of the Public Relations and Media Department at the Islamic Endowment (Waqf), […]

25 Sep
2:21

P.A. Foreign Ministry: “Netanyahu’s Government Affirms Its Hostility To Peace”

The Palestinian Foreign Ministry has reported that the Israeli government, headed by Benjamin Netanyahu, has yet again affirmed its hostility towards peace, and all real Palestinian and international efforts to resume direct peace talks, based on international legitimacy resolutions. The Ministry stated that Netanyahu and his government are openly rejecting […]

25 Sep
11:50

Army Abducts Six Palestinians In Jerusalem

On Tuesday, Israeli soldiers and police officers, abducted six Palestinians, including three from the courtyards of the Al-Aqsa Mosque, in occupied East Jerusalem. The Palestinian Prisoners’ Society “PPS” has reported that dozens of soldiers invaded Silwan and at-Tour towns, searched many homes and abducted three Palestinians. The PPS said the […]

25 Sep
10:44

Israeli Soldiers Abduct Three Palestinians In Al-Aqsa Mosque

After dozens of Israeli colonialist settlers, accompanied by soldiers and police officers, stormed the courtyards of the Al-Aqsa Mosque in occupied Jerusalem, and conducted provocative tours into the holy site, the soldiers abducted two Waqf workers, and one worshiper. The Maan Palestinian News Agency has reported that the soldiers abducted […]

23 Sep
6:48

Secretary of Fateh Movement Detained in East Jerusalem

Israeli forces detained the Secretary of the Fateh movement, Yasser Darwish, predawn Sunday, in the Palestinian neighborhood of al-Eesawiyya, in occupied East Jerusalem. According to Palestinian Prisoner’s Society, prior to the detention of Darwish, large numbers of Israeli forces stormed the neighborhood and raided his home. PPS confirmed that, during […]

23 Sep
6:32

Education Minister Barred from Entering Jerusalem Village

Israeli occupation authorities, on Sunday, banned the Palestinian Minister of Education, Sabri Saydam, from entering the village of Beit Iksa, to the northwest of Jerusalem. In a press release, the Ministry said that Israeli occupation forces banned Saydam, and the accompanying delegation, from entering the village through its main gate, […]