Category Archives: Jerusalem

19 Jan
3:23

Israel Considers Expanding Military Control to Areas of East Jerusalem

Israeli newspaper Haaretz reported, on Monday morning, that the Israeli army is currently considering taking full security and military responsibility for certain neighborhoods of East Jerusalem.   The army is examining the possibility of extending its security and military control to involve areas located outside the apartheid wall in occupied […]

19 Jan
2:15

Israeli Soldiers Isolate Hizma Town, Near Jerusalem

January 19, 2018 2:15 AM IMEMC News Israeli attacks, Jerusalem, News Report, West Bank 0

Israeli soldiers surrounded and isolated, on Thursday evening, the town of Hizma, east of occupied Easy Jerusalem, and prevented the Palestinians from entering or leaving it, and fired dozens of gas bombs at local youngsters, who hurled stones at the army jeeps after invading their town. Media sources in Hizma […]

17 Jan
9:52

Israeli Soldiers Demolish A Home In Jerusalem

January 17, 2018 9:52 PM IMEMC News Israeli attacks, Jerusalem, News Report, West Bank 0

Israeli soldiers demolished, Wednesday, a Palestinian home in Beit Hanina neighborhood, north of occupied East Jerusalem, under the pretext of being built without a permit. The demolished property is owned by members of Haddad family, who said that they repeatedly, and for several years, tried to obtain permits from the […]

17 Jan
8:28

Israeli Soldiers Abduct Twenty-Two Palestinians In The West Bank

Israeli soldiers invaded, on Wednesday, many homes in various parts of the occupied West Bank, and violently searched them, before abducting at twenty-two Palestinians, including children, the Palestinian Prisoners’ Society (PPS) has reported. On Wednesday morning, the soldiers abducted a college student in Bethlehem. The PPS said that the soldiers […]

17 Jan
8:30

Israeli Colonizers Puncture Cars, Write Racist Graffiti, In Beit Iksa

A group of illegal Israeli colonizers invaded, on Wednesday at dawn, the village of Beit Iksa, northwest of occupied Jerusalem, punctured tires of many cars, and wrote racist graffiti. The Local Council in Beit Iksa said the assailants came from “Ramot” illegal Israeli colony, which was built on private Palestinian […]

17 Jan
5:31

Israeli Soldiers Abduct Seven Children In Jerusalem

January 17, 2018 5:31 AM IMEMC News Israeli attacks, Jerusalem, News Report, West Bank 0

Israeli soldiers abducted, on Tuesday evening, seven Palestinian children, after storming their homes and searching them, in Jabal az-Zeitoun neighborhood, in occupied East Jerusalem, and took them to an interrogation center in the city. Attorney Mohammad Mahmoud, of the Wadi Hilweh Information Center in Silwan (Silwanic), said the soldiers abducted […]

16 Jan
12:25

Army Abducts Eighteen Palestinians In West Bank

The Palestinian Prisoners’ Society (PPS) has reported that Israeli soldiers abducted, on Tuesday at dawn, eighteen Palestinians, including children, in several parts of the occupied West Bank, including occupied Jerusalem. The PPS said that the soldiers conducted violent searches of many homes in occupied Jerusalem, and abducted eleven Palestinians, identified […]

15 Jan
11:58

Israeli Soldiers Abduct Fifteen Palestinians In The West Bank

Israeli soldiers abducted, on Monday at dawn, fifteen Palestinians from their homes, after breaking into them, and violently searching them, in several parts of the occupied West Bank, the Palestinian Prisoners’ Society (PPS) has reported. The PPS office in Bethlehem said the soldiers abducted eight Palestinians, from several parts of […]

15 Jan
1:21

Israeli Soldiers Abduct Ten Palestinians In Jerusalem

January 15, 2018 1:21 AM IMEMC News Israeli attacks, Jerusalem, News Report, West Bank 0

Israeli soldiers abducted, on Sunday evening, ten young Palestinian men, including a political prisoner who was just released from detention, and was heading back home, in occupied Jerusalem, after the army ambushed them on the way to the city. Media sources said that the soldiers abducted former political prisoner Sbeih […]

14 Jan
6:40

Excavations Resumed near Al-Aqsa for Construction of Pedestrian Bridge

Israeli authorities, on Sunday, resumed excavations in several areas in Wadi Al-Rababeh area in the East Jerusalem neighborhood of Silwan – only a few dozen meters away from al-Aqsa Mosque – in preparation for the construction of a ‘pedestrian bridge’, said Wadi Hilweh Information Center. WAFA reported that, according to […]

13 Jan
7:53

Israeli Soldiers Attack Nonviolent Palestinian Protesters In Jerusalem

Israeli soldiers attacked, on Saturday evening, many Palestinian nonviolent protesters in Salahuddin Street, in occupied Jerusalem, in injured several Palestinians, including a medic, while marching against ongoing Israeli occupation, and the U.S. President’s illegal recognition of occupied Jerusalem as the unified capital of Israeli and his decision to move the […]

10 Jan
6:38

Israeli Police, Soldiers and Security Officials Prevent a Forum In Occupied Jerusalem

Dozens of Israeli officers, soldiers and security officials, invaded, on Tuesday morning, the ad-Dar Hotel, in Nablus Street, in occupied East Jerusalem, and prevented a forum, titled “Hasn’t the Time Come For the World To Hear the Cry of Jerusalem?” that was to take place in cooperation between the ad-Dar […]

09 Jan
12:25

Army Abducts At Least Thirteen Palestinians In The West Bank

Israeli soldiers carried out, on Tuesday at dawn, massive invasions into homes, in several parts of the occupied West Bank, including Jerusalem, and abducted at least thirteen Palestinians, the Palestinian Prisoners’ Society (PPS) has reported. The PPS office in Nablus, in northern West Bank, said the soldiers invaded Qusra village, […]

09 Jan
5:00

Settlers Continue to Break into Al Aqsa Courtyards

Extremist Israeli settlers continued to storm, on Monday morning, Al Aqsa Mosque, heavily guarded by Israeli occupation forces and police. According to Jerusalem sources, about 34 Jewish extremists stormed al-Aqsa mosque, from Mughrabi Gate, wandering in the courtyards where they received explanations about alleged temple. The mosque witnessed the presence […]

09 Jan
4:43

Palestinians Breach Apartheid Wall Twice in Two Weeks

January 9, 2018 4:43 AM IMEMC News & Agencies Jerusalem, News Report, The Wall 0

A group of young men and women, on Sunday night, opened up a gap in the Israeli separation wall in Abu Dis, East Jerusalem, local sources reported. A group of activist youth managed to breach the wall for at least the second time in two weeks. According to PNN sources, […]

08 Jan
11:24

Israeli Soldiers Abduct Sixteen Palestinians In The West Bank

The Palestinian Prisoners’ Society (PPS) has reported that Israeli soldiers abducted, on Monday at dawn, at least 16 Palestinians, including children, in several parts of the occupied West Bank, including Jerusalem. The PPS said the soldiers carried out massive invasions into many communities in the West Bank, stormed and violently […]

08 Jan
9:55

Soldiers Abduct A Lawyer And A Child In Jerusalem

Israeli soldiers abducted, on Monday at dawn, a Palestinian lawyer, and a child, after invading their homes and violently searching them, in occupied East Jerusalem. The soldiers invaded Qotna town, northwest of Jerusalem, searched homes and abducted a lawyer, identified as Emad al-Faqeeh, before taking him to an interrogation center. […]

07 Jan
12:53

Israeli Soldiers Abduct Two Palestinians In Hebron And Jerusalem

Israeli soldiers abducted, earlier Sunday, two Palestinians in Hebron and Jerusalem, after the soldiers invaded and searched many homes, and interrogated several Palestinians. In Hebron, in the southern part of the occupied West Bank, the soldiers invaded the al-‘Arroub refugee camp, abducted Safi Ayman at-Teety, 22, and took him to […]

06 Jan
11:40

Israeli Soldiers Injure Five Palestinians In Jerusalem

January 6, 2018 11:40 PM IMEMC News Israeli attacks, Jerusalem, News Report, West Bank 0

Israeli soldiers injured, Sunday, five Palestinians after the army attacked protesters in Salahuddin Street, in occupied Jerusalem. The Palestinians were marching and chanting against the ongoing Israeli occupation of Palestine, including its occupied capital Jerusalem. They also chanted against the U.S. President Donald Trump for his illegal recognition of the […]

06 Jan
12:17

Wadi Hilweh: Jerusalem in 2017 (VIDEO)

The Wadi Hilweh Information Center was established in Jerusalem, in 2009, and was named after the area in which it is located. The center aims at revealing the facts and history of the village of Silwan. It also reveals the Israeli occupation’s violations in terms of its various institutions and […]

05 Jan
2:06

Israel Plans Massive Expansion of West Bank Colonial Settlements: 3,829 New Units

In a report by the Israeli Channel Two news, the Israeli government plan was revealed, to give final approval to 3,829 new colonial settlement units next week. The expansion plan follows a number of Israeli directives to take over more Palestinian land in the West Bank, including Jerusalem, in direct […]

05 Jan
3:27

Soldiers Assault Three Palestinians, Abduct One, In Jerusalem

Israeli soldiers attacked, on Thursday at night, three young Palestinian men, after stopping a car in Silwan town, south of the Al-Aqsa Mosque, in occupied Jerusalem, and continuously assaulted them, causing various cuts and bruises, before abducting one of them. Media sources in Silwan said the soldiers stopped a car […]

03 Jan
10:25

In Violation of Longstanding Agreement, Settlers Perform Marriage at Al-Aqsa Mosque

In violation of a longstanding agreement between Jordan and Israel, which prevents non-Muslim religious rituals from being performed at the Al-Aqsa Mosque compound in occupied East Jerusalem, a group of Israelis reportedly performed a marriage ritual inside the compound on Wednesday. WAFA reported, according to Ma’an, that a group of […]

03 Jan
9:38

Tens of Thousands of Settlers Raid Al-Aqsa Mosque in 2017

Tens of thousands of Jewish Israeli settlers are known to have raided the Al-Aqsa in 2017, Anadolu reported. The Director of Islamic Endowment and Al-Aqsa Affairs Department gave the figure on Monday, as 25,630 extremist Jews were documented as having taken part in incursions at the holy site in occupied […]

03 Jan
9:44

Israel Soldiers Abduct 22 Palestinians In The West Bank

The Palestinian Prisoners’ Society (PPS) has reported that Israeli soldiers invaded, on Wednesday at dawn, dozens of homes in the occupied West Bank, and conducted violent searches while interrogating scores of Palestinians, and abducted twenty-two. Dozens of soldiers also invaded the al-‘Arroub refugee camp, north of the southern West Bank […]

02 Jan
12:51

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

The Palestinian Prisoners’ Society (PPS) has reported that Israeli soldiers abducted, on Tuesday at dawn, fifteen Palestinians in several parts of the occupied West Bank, including Jerusalem. The PPS office in Hebron, in the southern part of the West Bank, said the soldiers stormed and ransacked many homes in the […]

02 Jan
12:22

Israeli Soldiers Abduct Seven Palestinians In Jenin, Hebron And Jerusalem

Israeli soldiers invaded, on Tuesday at dawn, many Palestinian homes in the West Bank governorates of Jenin, Hebron and Jerusalem, conducted violent searches, and abducted seven Palestinians, including a husband and his wife. Media sources in Jenin, in northern West Bank, said the soldiers invaded the city, and Jenin refugee […]

01 Jan
9:41

Israeli Soldiers Abduct 26 Palestinians In The West Bank

On the first dawn of the new year, Israeli soldiers invaded many Palestinian communities, in several parts of the occupied West Bank, searched and ransacked dozens of homes, and abducted 26 Palestinians, nearly half of them are from Tulkarem. The Palestinian Prisoners’ Society (PPS) has reported that the soldiers abducted […]

31 Dec
9:37

Israeli Soldiers Abduct Fifteen Palestinians In The West Bank

Israeli soldiers abducted, earlier Sunday, at least fifteen Palestinians in the occupied West Bank, including ten in occupied East Jerusalem, during violent invasions and searched of homes. In Jerusalem, the soldiers invaded the al-Isawiya town, broke into and violently searched many homes, and abducted nine Palestinians, identified as Mohammad Mansour […]

30 Dec
11:06

Army Injures Seven Palestinians Near Jerusalem, Abduct One In Hebron

Israeli soldiers shot, Saturday, seven Palestinians, and caused 23 others to suffer the effects of teargas inhalation, in Abu Dis town, east of occupied Jerusalem, the Palestinian Red Crescent Society (PRCS) has reported. The soldiers also abducted one Palestinian near Hebron, and installed roadblocks near Jenin. The PRCS said that […]

29 Dec
2:37

VIDEO: Israeli Forces Arrest Donkey in Jerusalem

Israeli military police recently arrested a donkey on a street in Jerusalem, according to Days of Palestine. Seven Israeli military police surrounded the donkey and arrested it in the occupied Jerusalem neighborhood of Silwan. They then detained it for some time before releasing it. No reason was given as to […]

28 Dec
11:51

Army invades Many Towns In Occupied Jerusalem

December 28, 2017 11:51 AM IMEMC News Israeli attacks, Jerusalem, News Report, West Bank 0

Dozens of Israeli soldiers invaded, late at night until dawn hours Thursday, many towns in occupied East Jerusalem, and fired live rounds, rubber-coated steel bullets and gas bombs at local youngsters, protesting the invasions. Update: On Thursday at noon, the soldiers abducted a young man, identified as Mohammad Ahmad Dari, […]

28 Dec
11:20

Israeli Soldiers Abduct Two Palestinians In Qalandia

December 28, 2017 11:20 AM IMEMC News Israeli attacks, Jerusalem, News Report, West Bank 0

Israeli soldiers abducted, on Thursday morning, at least two young Palestinian men, after dozens of soldiers invaded Qalandia refugee camp, north of occupied Jerusalem. Media sources in Qalandia said the soldiers clashed with many local youngsters, who hurled stones at the invading army jeeps. They added that the army fired […]

Neturei_karta (image from wikimedia)
27 Dec
11:36

“We Will Not Serve in Your Army!” Orthodox Jews in Jerusalem Beaten, Arrested for Refusing Draft

While U.S. President Donald Trump’s announcement to move the Israeli embassy from Tel Aviv to Jerusalem has dangerously fueled an international powder keg, another keg is burning in the heart of that city. In an ongoing act of principled civil disobedience, the Ultra-Orthodox community in Jerusalem is standing strong in […]

27 Dec
12:06

Israeli Soldiers Abduct Five Palestinians In Ramallah, Jenin, Jerusalem, And Hebron

The Palestinian Prisoners Society (PPS) has reported that Israeli soldiers abducted, on Wednesday at dawn, five Palestinians in the West Bank governorates of Ramallah, Jenin, Jerusalem and Hebron. They were taken prisoner after the soldiers abducted, earlier, fourteen Palestinians in Silwan town, in occupied Jerusalem, and one in Jenin. The […]

27 Dec
10:24

Oren Hazan’s Assault is A Stigma to him, to Israeli Knesset and to Israeli Forces

On Monday, 25 December 2017, a group of extremists led by Oren Hazan, Member of Israeli Knesset of the Right-Wing Likud Party, boarded a bus coming from the Gaza Strip and carrying Palestinian prisoners’ families. The families were on their way to visit their sons in Ramon Prison. Videos published […]

27 Dec
8:46

Israeli Soldiers Abduct Thirteen Palestinians, Demolish Two Buildings, In Silwan

December 27, 2017 8:46 AM IMEMC News Israeli attacks, Jerusalem, News Report, West Bank 0

Israeli soldiers invaded, on Wednesday at dawn, Silwan town, south of the Al-Aqsa Mosque, in occupied Jerusalem, and conducted violent searches of homes, before abducting at least thirteen Palestinians, including children, and demolished two buildings. Media sources in Silwan said the soldiers stormed and ransacked dozens of homes in the […]

26 Dec
9:20

Settlers Raid Al Aqsa Courtyards

Israeli settlers and members of Israeli intelligence stormed again, on Tuesday morning, the courtyards of Al-Aqsa Mosque from Mughrabi gate. Jerusalemite sources said, according to Al Ray, that settlers and intelligence forces stormed the courtyards of al-Aqsa protected by Israeli police. The settlers have been deliberately violating the sanctity of […]

26 Dec
10:55

Israeli Soldiers Abduct Twelve Palestinians In Jerusalem

December 26, 2017 10:55 AM IMEMC News Israeli attacks, Jerusalem, News Report, West Bank 0

Israeli soldiers abducted, on Tuesday at dawn, twelve Palestinians from Silwan and al-‘Isawiya towns,  in occupied Jerusalem, after storming their homes and violently searching them. Dozens of soldiers invaded the two towns, and were extensively deployed in their streets and alleys, before invading many homes, and abducted the twelve Palestinians. […]

Al-Bustan neighborhood. Photo: Keren Manor, Activestills, 15 May 2014
26 Dec
4:58

Family Forced by Israeli Authorities to Demolish their Own Home for the Second Time

The Abu Rajab family of Silwan neighborhood, in East Jerusalem, found themselves homeless again on Saturday, after the Israeli government ordered the family to demolish their home for the second time in two months. The family said they had to demolish the home themselves, after the Israeli Jerusalem Municipal Authority […]

25 Dec
1:56

Israeli Policeman Indicted for Urinating in Face of Bound Palestinian

After a ten-year saga in which the Israeli Ministry of Justice refused to pursue charges against an Israeli police officer who admitted urinating in the face of a Palestinian prisoner, the Ministry finally indicted the officer. The indictment came only after the victim, Mohammad Warani, took a lawsuit all the […]

25 Dec
12:43

PPS: “Israeli Soldiers Abduct At Least 26 Palestinians In The West Bank

Israeli soldiers carried out, on Monday at dawn, extensive invasions and violent searches of homes and property, in several parts of the occupied West Bank, including occupied Jerusalem, and abducted at least 26 Palestinians, the Palestinian Prisoners’ Society (PPS) has reported. Most of the abducted Palestinians are from the northern […]

24 Dec
10:48

Increasing Number of Settler Raids on Al Aqsa Mosque

Dozens of extremist Israeli settlers stormed, on Sunday morning, the courtyards of Al-Aqsa Mosque, under heavy guarded of Israeli police. Jerusalemite sources reported, according to Al Ray, that about 45 settlers stormed the holy courtyards, under guard of the police, and organized provocative tours accompanied by rabbis who provided explanations […]

24 Dec
10:30

Greek Orthodox Patriarchate Calls on US to Withdraw Jerusalem Move

Spokesman for the Greek Orthodox Patriarchate of Jerusalem, Issa Musleh, on Sunday, called upon US president Donald Trump to withdraw his recognition of Jerusalem as Israel’s capital, according to WAFA. Musleh, speaking to Palestine TV, condemned Trump’s decision and stressed that all Palestinians, both Muslims and Christians, are united in […]

23 Dec
8:17

Family Destroys Jerusalem Home to Avoid Demolition Fees

Photo: An Israeli soldier stands guard as an army bulldozer with a demolition permit pulls down the house of a Palestinian family near the West Bank town of Hebron (AFP/Hazem Bader) A Palestinian family in occupied East Jerusalem was forced to tear down their own home on Saturday, to avoid […]

23 Dec
8:07

Trump, Jerusalem, and the Future of Palestine

by Nur Arafeh, Dana El Kurd, Munir Nuseibah, Victor Kattan, Tareq Baconi  What does Trump’s recognition of Jerusalem as the capital of Israel mean for the future of Palestine and the Palestinians, and what does it reveal about US policy? Al-Shabaka policy analysts examine these questions and recommend ways for Palestinian civil society and leaders […]

23 Dec
7:41

Christian Leaders: No Peace Without Jerusalem

Christian leaders stressed, on Saturday, the centrality of Jerusalem to all three monotheistic religions, denouncing the United States for declaring it the capital of Israel. Speaking at a press conference in Bethlehem as Christians prepare to celebrate Christmas at the site where Jesus Christ is traditionally believed to have been […]

23 Dec
12:13

Israeli Soldiers Abduct Three Palestinians In Jerusalem

December 23, 2017 12:13 PM IMEMC News Israeli attacks, Jerusalem, News Report, West Bank 0

Israeli soldiers abducted, shortly after midnight, three Palestinians near the African Neighborhood, adjacent to the Al-Aqsa Mosque, in occupied East Jerusalem. Eyewitnesses said the soldiers abducted Abboud Abu Sneina, Mustafa Abu Sneina and Mohammad Asaliyya, and took them to an interrogation facility in the city. The Israeli army claimed that […]

23 Dec
2:35

Israeli Soldiers Abduct Four Turkish Citizens Near Al-Aqsa Mosque

Updated: On Saturday evening, December 23, an Israeli court in occupied Jerusalem decided to release the four Turkish citizens, after ordering them to pay 1000 shekels each, and issued orders preventing them from entering Al-Aqsa Mosque for twenty days. Updated From: Israeli Soldiers Abduct Four Turkish Citizens Near Al-Aqsa Mosque […]

UN vote
22 Dec
6:04

Despite US Threats, UN Votes Overwhelmingly to Challenge US Claim on Jerusalem

The United Nations General Assembly voted 128 to 9 on Thursday to denounce the U.S. President’s December 6th claim that Jerusalem is the capital of Israel, despite explicit US threats against those nations by both Donald Trump and the US Ambassador to the United Nations. The US vowed to cut […]

21 Dec
2:54

Israeli Soldiers Injure 23 Palestinians Near Qalandia

December 21, 2017 2:54 AM IMEMC News Israeli attacks, Jerusalem, News Report, West Bank 0

The Palestinian Red Crescent (PRC) has reported that Israeli soldiers injured, on Wednesday evening, 23 Palestinians, after the army attacked protesters, near Qalandia terminal, north of occupied Jerusalem. The PRC said the soldiers resorted to the excessive use of force against the protesters, and fired many live rounds, rubber-coated steel […]

21 Dec
2:12

Israeli Soldiers Invade Anata And Abu Dis, Near Jerusalem

December 21, 2017 2:12 AM IMEMC News Israeli attacks, Jerusalem, News Report, West Bank 0

Israeli soldiers invaded, Wednesday, the towns of ‘Anata and Abu Dis, near occupied East Jerusalem, and closed Hizma military roadblock, southeast of Jerusalem. Media sources in Jerusalem said many army jeeps invaded Anata, and Abu Dis, and resorted to the excessive use of force against Palestinians, who were marching against […]

20 Dec
11:51

New Synagogue under Western Wall Unveiled, $50m to be Allocated for “Temple Mount Explorations”

December 20, 2017 11:51 PM IMEMC News & Agencies Holy sites, Jerusalem, News Report 0

Israeli authorities, today, unveiled a new Jewish synagogue under Al-Buraq Wall – known to Jews as the Western Wall – in occupied East Jerusalem’s Al-Aqsa Mosque compound. “Following 12 years of construction, the new synagogue was opened on Monday evening,” the Heritage Foundation of the Western Wall, an Israeli governmental […]

20 Dec
10:14

Army Abducts 26 Palestinians in Jenin, Bethlehem and Jerusalem

Israeli soldiers conducted, on Wednesday at dawn, massive invasions and violent searches of homes, in the West Bank governorates of Jenin, Bethlehem and Jerusalem, interrogated many Palestinians and abducted at least 26, including children. Several army jeeps invaded Jenin, in northern West Bank, and abducted Moath Fayez Abu Hatab, 20, […]

20 Dec
7:31

Israeli Soldiers Invade Nablus, Jerusalem And Hebron, Injure Three Palestinians And Abduct Four

Dozens of Israeli soldiers invaded, on Tuesday evening, the al-Isawiya town, in occupied Jerusalem, and the northern West Bank city of Nablus, before attacking Palestinian protesters, wounding three,  and abducted three in the governorate, in addition to abducting one Palestinian in the al-Fawwar refugee camp, north of Hebron, in southern […]

18 Dec
10:02

Palestinian President: US Can No Longer Be a ‘Mediator’ in the Peace Process

Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas said during a meeting in his Ramallah headquarters,on Monday evening,that the Palestinians reject America’s alleged “mediation role” in the “Peace Process”, and added that the United States and President Donald Trump have chosen not to be a fair mediator, and have made their bias very clear. […]

18 Dec
9:54

UN Security Council Passes Resolution Challenging Jerusalem Declaration; US Vetoes

Fourteen of the fifteen nations in the United Nations Security Council voted Monday reaffirming the status of the city of Jerusalem as unresolved, and challenging the U.S. administration’s decision to recognize Jerusalem as the capital of Israel. The U.S., which has veto power in the Council, vetoed the resolution. Following […]

17 Dec
2:33

Report: “Nine Palestinians Killed, 3400 Injured, By Israeli Fire Since December 7th”

The Palestinian Red Crescent Society (PRC) has reported that Israeli soldiers have killed nine Palestinians, and injured at least 3400 others, in various parts of occupied Palestine, since December 7th. The Red Crescent said that the soldiers have killed nine Palestinians in the West Bank and the Gaza Strip, and […]

17 Dec
1:17

Israeli Soldiers Abduct Sixteen Palestinians In The West Bank

Israeli soldiers have abducted, overnight until early morning hours Sunday, 16 Palestinians, in several parts of the occupied West Bank, bringing the number of abducted Palestinians since December 7th, less than a day after U.S. President Trump made his illegal recognition of Jerusalem as a unified capital of Israel, to […]

Israeli soldiers attack journalist (image from Khabr Press)
17 Dec
12:51

Israeli Soldiers Continue To Target Journalists; 60 Violations this Week

“We will not be silenced, we will not close the lenses of our cameras, and we will continue to report on the escalating Israeli violations, and the soldiers’ attempts to bury the truth, so that they can continue killing and wounding Palestinians with impunity,” begins a message published Saturday by […]

Four KIlled by Israeli forces Friday
16 Dec
4:27

Israeli Soldiers Killed Four Palestinians, Injured 367 Friday (Comprehensive Report)

The Palestinian Health Ministry has confirmed that Israeli soldiers have killed, Friday, December 15, 2017, four young Palestinian men, and injured at least 367, after the army resorted to the excessive use for force against protesters in various parts of the occupied West Bank, including the occupied capital city of […]

15 Dec
3:29

Protests Continue Across Occupied Palestine

Dozens of thousands of Palestinians marched, Friday, in several parts of the occupied West Bank, including Jerusalem, and the Gaza Strip, and were met by soldiers who resorted to the excessive use of force, leading to dozens of injuries, among them one who was seriously wounded, reportedly after “attempted to […]

15 Dec
1:59

Updated: Soldiers Attack Protesters In The West Bank

Israeli soldiers attacked, on Friday afternoon, thousands of Palestinian protesters, who marched in several parts of the occupied West Bank, in condemnation of the illegal U.S. recognition of occupied Jerusalem as the unified capital of Israel. Update: Two Palestinians Injured By Live Israeli Army Fire In Gaza Israeli Soldiers Attack […]

15 Dec
2:16

Israeli Soldiers Injure 26 Palestinians In Jerusalem

Israeli soldiers attacked, Thursday, dozens of Palestinian protesters, marching in Bab al-‘Amoud area (Damascus Gate) in occupied Jerusalem, and injured  at least 26, including one who was moved to a hospital. The Palestinian Red Crescent said its medics provided treatment to at least 26 Palestinians, including children, and moved one […]

14 Dec
10:42

Settlers Continue to Storm Al-Aqsa

Dozens of settlers stormed, on Thursday morning, the courtyards of the Al-Aqsa Mosque under heavy security of Israeli occupation police. Jerusalemite sources said that more than 200 settlers broke into the mosque courtyards from Mughrabi gate, on the occasion of “Jewish Lights Festival.” Demonstrations of anger throughout occupied Palestine continue […]

14 Dec
9:59

Israeli Soldiers Abduct Three Palestinians, Invade Print Shops And Colleges

Israeli soldiers abducted, on Thursday at dawn, at least three Palestinians, installed many roadblocks, in addition to invading two print shops, Birzeit University, and the al-Quds University, in the occupied West Bank. Media sources in Hebron, said the soldiers invaded homes in Sa’ir town, east of the city, and abducted […]

14 Dec
6:29

Health Ministry: “Israeli Soldiers Injured 379 Palestinians Wednesday”

The Palestinian Health Ministry has reported that Israeli soldiers injured, Wednesday, 378 Palestinians, including 42 who were moved to hospitals for further treatment, in several parts of occupied Palestine, including the occupied Capital Jerusalem. The soldiers also abducted many Palestinians. The Ministry said that the ongoing Israeli aggression and military […]

13 Dec
11:00

230 Recently Abducted Palestinians Subject To Torture, Bad Conditions And Humiliation

The Palestinian Detainees’ Committee has warned of the significantly increasing number of Palestinians, who were abducted by the Israeli army in one week, since Trump’s illegal recognition of occupied Jerusalem as the unified capital of Israel, adding that the soldiers have abducted more than 230 Palestinians, including dozens of children, […]

13 Dec
10:22

Updated: Israeli Army Abducts 37 Palestinians In The West Bank

The Palestinian Prisoners’ Society (PPS) has reported that Israeli soldiers abducted, overnight, at least 37 Palestinians, including a legislator, in several parts of the occupied West Bank. The PPS said the soldiers invaded and ransacked dozens of homes in the West Bank, causing damage, and interrogated many Palestinians in their […]

12 Dec
11:40

Update: “Israeli Soldiers Abduct 22 Palestinians In The West Bank”

The Palestinian Prisoners’ Society (PPS) has reported that Israeli soldiers abducted, since Monday evening until Tuesday at dawn, 22 Palestinians in several parts of the occupied West Bank, bringing the number of abducted Palestinians since the U.S. President made his illegal recognition of occupied Jerusalem as the unified capital of […]

12 Dec
10:39

Report: “Israeli Soldiers Killed Four Palestinians, Injured 1778, Since Wednesday”

The Palestinian Health Ministry has reported that Israeli soldiers have killed four Palestinians, and injured 1178 others, since Monday evening, after the U.S. President Donald Trump made his illegal recognition of occupied Jerusalem as the unified capital of Israel. The Ministry stated that the soldiers have injured 1396 in the […]

12 Dec
3:25

Israeli Soldiers Injure 149 Palestinians In The West Bank And Gaza Strip

Israeli soldiers shot, Monday, 149 Palestinians in several parts of the occupied West Bank, including Jerusalem, and the Gaza Strip, as the army continued to use excessive force against Palestinians protesting the illegal U.S. recognition of occupied Jerusalem as the capital of Israel, the Palestinian Health Ministry has reported. The […]

12 Dec
2:37

Israeli Soldiers Injure A Palestinian In Jerusalem

December 12, 2017 2:37 AM IMEMC News Israeli attacks, Jerusalem, News Report, West Bank 0

Israeli soldiers shot, on Monday evening, a young Palestinian man from the Suwwana neighborhood, in the Old City of occupied East Jerusalem, and abducted him while bleeding. Eyewitnesses said the soldiers fired several live rounds at a group of young men, wounding one in the thigh, before abducting him. The […]

11 Dec
3:03

Israeli Organization Calls for Raids on Al-Aqsa

Members of the so-called “Temple Mount” movement are publicly calling its followers to participate in wide scale mass raids on Al-Aqsa Mosque, on Sunday, after the US president Donald Trump announced occupied Jerusalem the capital of Israel. According to Al Ray Palestinian Media Agency, followers and settlers were called to […]

11 Dec
2:28

Israeli Security Guard Stabbed & Wounded at Jerusalem Bus Station

A Palestinian man allegedly stabbed and wounded an Israeli security guard at the entrance to the Jerusalem central bus station Sunday, although the motivation behind the attack remains unclear. According to the Israeli police spokesman Micky Rosenfeld, the alleged attacker pulled out a knife and stabbed the security guard before […]

09 Dec
10:16

Israeli Army Attacks Nonviolent Protesters In Jerusalem, Assault Reporters

Israeli soldiers attacked, Saturday, nonviolent Palestinian protester in Salaheddin Street, in occupied East Jerusalem, and assaulted many residents, and journalists. The soldiers, and mounted officers, resorted to excessive force against the Palestinians, and fired dozens of gas bombs and concussion grenades at them, in addition to grabbing Palestinian flags and […]

09 Dec
7:54

Israeli Building Laws Push Father to Demolish His Children’s Rooms

DCIP,  Ramallah, December 8, 2017— Three siblings’ dream of having their own rooms rapidly collapsed under the strictly enforced Israeli building laws for Palestinians in East Jerusalem. Baha Fawaka, 14, and his siblings, Bayan, 12, and Ayham, 7, enjoyed their new rooms for just two months before their housing situation […]

09 Dec
7:31

How Israel Occupies Education in East Jerusalem

As part of Israel’s attempt to claim occupied East Jerusalem part of its capital, it started to imposed Israeli curriculum on Palestinian schools. by Jaclynn Ashly The Zahwat al-Quds kindergarten and primary school’s walls are decorated with colourful cartoons, while its students are dressed in grey-and-red striped uniforms. The children’s wide smiles […]

09 Dec
4:36

Ministry Of Health: Two Palestinians Killed, 1,114 Injured by Israeli Army Fire

The Palestinian Health Ministry reported, Friday, that Israeli soldiers have killed two Palestinians, and injured 1114 others, in several parts of the occupied West Bank, including occupied Jerusalem, and the Gaza Strip. A baby was one of those injured on Friday. The Ministry said that 954 Palestinians received treatment by […]

09 Dec
2:41

Israeli Army Attacks Scores of Palestinian Journalists

The Palestinian Journalists Syndicate has reported that Israeli soldiers deliberately targeted scores of journalists, Friday, in various parts of the occupied West Bank, Gaza Strip and Jerusalem. It said that the soldiers shot Omar Abu Awad, the head of Palestine TV office in Jericho, with a rubber-coated steel bullet in […]

08 Dec
11:28

Friday: Two Palestinians Killed In Gaza; More Than 767 Protesters Injured by Israeli Troops

Update: The Palestinian Health Ministry has reported that another Palestinian died from serious wounds he suffered after Israeli soldiers opened fire at Palestinians in northern Gaza. The Palestinian, identified as Maher Atallah , 54, was shot in northern Gaza on Friday evening, and died from his serious wounds at a […]

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08 Dec
12:38

Thursday: 108 Wounded as Israeli Troops Attack Palestinian Protesters in Ten Cities

The Palestinian Red Crescent Society reported that its medical teams treated 108 Palestinians for injuries from Israeli attacks on Palestinian protesters Thursday, including wounds received from live rounds. The medics treated wounded Palestinians who had participated in protests in Jerusalem, Bethlehem, Ramallah, Nablus, Tulkarem, Qalqilia, Jenin, Hebron, Khan Younis and […]

08 Dec
11:10

Israeli Army Increases Military Deployment In The West Bank And Gaza Border Areas

The Israeli army has significantly increased its deployment across the occupied West Bank, including in and around Jerusalem, and all border areas in the Gaza Strip, in anticipation of massive protests against claims by Donald Trump, and his U.S. Administration, recognizing Jerusalem as the unified capital of Israel, and denying […]

08 Dec
10:32

Israeli Soldiers Abduct Seventeen Palestinians In Jerusalem

December 8, 2017 10:32 AM IMEMC News Israeli attacks, Jerusalem, News Report, West Bank 0

Israeli soldiers invaded on Friday at dawn, the Old City of occupied East Jerusalem, and the areas of Wad al-Jouz and as-Suwwana, in addition to nearby al-Isawiya town, searched and ransacked dozens of homes and abducted at least seventeen Palestinians. Media sources in Jerusalem said the soldiers invaded and homes […]

08 Dec
1:32

Israel Decides To Build 7000 Units For Colonists In Occupied East Jerusalem

Israeli “Housing Minister,” former commander of the Southern Command in the Israel Army Galant, have decided, Thursday, to push forward a plan for the construction of 14000 units in Jerusalem, including 7000 for Jewish colonists in East Jerusalem. Galant’s plan aims at building 5000 units in Atarot illegal colony, which […]

07 Dec
12:37

Haniyya Slams American Decision, Calls For Massive Intifada In Palestine

In a televised speech from his home in the ash-Shati refugee camp in Gaza, the head of the Political Bureau of Hamas movement, Ismail Haniyya, strongly denounced the American decision to recognize Jerusalem as the capital of Israel and to move the embassy to the occupied city, and called for […]

07 Dec
11:40

Israeli Soldiers Abduct 36 Palestinians In West Bank

The Palestinian Prisoners’ Society (PPS) has reported that Israeli soldiers have abducted, on Thursday at dawn, 36 Palestinians in the occupied West Bank, including 22 from Qusra village, south of Nablus, during extensive invasions and violent searches of homes. The Nablus office of the PPS, in northern West Bank, said […]

07 Dec
2:09

Abbas: “Trump’s Decision Violates International Law, Foils All Efforts Of Peace”

Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas stated that the decision of U.S. President Donald Trump regarding recognizing occupied Jerusalem as Israel’s capital, and moving the U.S. Embassy to the occupied city, is a sharp blow to all efforts aiming at achieving a lasting and comprehensive peace. Abbas stated that this announcement also […]

Donald Trump and Israeli Prime Minister Binyamin Netanyahu (image from wikimedia)
07 Dec
1:19

Donald Trump Declares Jerusalem “Capital of Israel”

In a move that contradicts decades of US policy, flagrantly violates international law and signed peace agreements, and discards the Palestinian people’s basic rights, the sitting U.S. President Donald Trump on Wednesday unilaterally declared Jerusalem to be the capital of Israel. The U.S. government now joins Israel as the only […]

05 Dec
10:02

Israeli Soldiers Abduct Seven Palestinians, Including Five Children, In Jerusalem

December 5, 2017 10:02 AM IMEMC News Israeli attacks, Jerusalem, News Report, West Bank 0

Israeli soldiers abducted, overnight until dawn hours Tuesday, seven Palestinians, including five children and one woman, from their homes, in several parts of occupied East Jerusalem. The Palestinian Prisoners’ Society (PPS) said the soldiers abducted a young man, identified as Ahmad Zahran, from northwest Jerusalem. It added that the soldiers […]

04 Dec
10:32

Army Abducts The Head Of the Legal Department Of The Detainees Committee

December 4, 2017 10:32 AM IMEMC News Israeli attacks, Jerusalem, News Report, West Bank 0

The Palestinian Detainees Committee has reported that Israeli soldiers have abducted, on Monday at dawn, the head of its Legal Departments, Lawyer Eyad Misk, after storming and searching his home in Kafr Aqab town, in occupied East Jerusalem. In a press release, the committee said that Misk was taken to […]

04 Dec
9:13

Israeli Soldiers Abduct Four Guards Of Al-Aqsa Mosque

Israeli soldiers abducted, on Monday at dawn, four guards of the Al-Aqsa Mosque, in occupied East Jerusalem, and took them to several detention and interrogation centers. The soldiers abducted Luay Abu Sa’ad, while trying to enter the mosque through Bab al-Asbat (Gate of The Tribes). In addition, the soldiers abducted […]

03 Dec
9:30

Palestinians Tear Down Iron Gate in Protest of Apartheid Wall

A Palestinian youth rides his bicycle next to Israel’s separation wall on the outskirts of Jerusalem (AFP/Ahmad Gharabli/File) A group of Palestinian youths reprtedly managed to bring down an iron gate that was set up by Israeli forces as part of Israel’s illegal separation wall, running through the village of […]

29 Nov
10:10

Army Abducts Five Palestinians In The West Bank

Israeli soldiers abducted, earlier on Wednesday, five Palestinians, including a child, in the West Bank governorates of Hebron, the Northern Plains, and in occupied East Jerusalem. Media sources in Hebron, in the southern part of the West Bank, said the soldiers invaded many homes in the al-’Arroub refugee camp, north […]

28 Nov
9:07

Israeli Soldiers Abduct Three Palestinians In Hebron And Jerusalem

Israeli soldiers abducted, on Tuesday evening, two young Palestinian men in Hebron and one in Jerusalem, in the occupied West Bank. The Hebron office of the Palestinian Prisoners’ Society (PPS), in the southern part of the West Bank, said the soldiers abducted Yousef Sa’id Halayqa, from ar-Reehiyya village south of […]

28 Nov
9:35

Entire Bedouin Community to be Evicted in Jerusalem

The Bedouin community in al-Baba Mountain, in the town of Al-Eizariya, occupied East Jerusalem, stands steadfast in face of Israeli plans which aim to evict them. According to Al Ray Palestinian Media Agency, not even the children are willing to wave their rights, repeating that al-Baba Mountain is “our land […]

28 Nov
8:53

53 Settlers Storm Al-Aqsa Mosque

Israeli settlers and occupation forces continue their violations of the sanctity of holy sites in Palestine, with raids occurring on an almost daily basis. Settlers, on Monday, stormed into  Al-Aqsa Mosque from  al-Mughrabi Gate, under strict security protection from police who imposed restrictions on worshipers entering  the mosque, especially at […]

27 Nov
8:28

Soldiers Dig Palestinian Graveyard In Kafr ‘Aqab

November 27, 2017 8:28 PM IMEMC News Israeli attacks, Jerusalem, News Report, West Bank 0

Israeli soldiers invaded, Monday, a Palestinian graveyard in Kafr Aqab town, north of occupied East Jerusalem, and surrounded a graveyard before starting digging work in the cemetery and some of its graves. Media sources in the town said dozens of soldiers surrounded and isolated the graveyard, before sending bulldozers and […]

27 Nov
7:45

PPS: “Israeli Soldiers Abduct 21 Palestinians, Including Children, In The West Bank”

The Palestinian Prisoners’ Society (PPS) has reported that Israeli soldiers abducted, Monday, 21 Palestinians, including children, in the occupied West Bank, including in occupied East Jerusalem, during extensive military invasions and searches of homes. The PPS office in Bethlehem said the soldiers invaded homes in al-Khader town, south of the […]

27 Nov
7:57

65 Settlers Storm Al-Aqsa Mosque

November 27, 2017 7:57 AM IMEMC News & Agencies Holy sites, Jerusalem, News Report 0

Dozens of extremist Israeli settlers and members of Israeli occupation forces stormed Al-Aqsa Mosque from Al-Maghariba gate, on Sunday morning, guarded by Israeli special forces. About 65 settlers and three members of Israeli security entered the compound in several groups, staging provocative tours in various areas of the yards, according […]