Category Archives: Jerusalem

17 Nov
2:02

Israel To Displace Entire Palestinian Communities Near Occupied Jerusalem

Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu has decided to displace and remove dozens of Palestinian Bedouin families living in their communities around occupied East Jerusalem, after deeming their dwellings as “illegal,” to replace them with colonists. His decision was made after meeting with representatives of the so-called “Jerusalem Belt Forum,” which […]

16 Nov
9:15

Jerusalem Municipality Demolishes Residential Structure in al-Eesawiyya

The Israeli municipality of Jerusalem, on Wednesday, demolished a residential structure in the neighborhood of al-Eesawiyya, in occupied East Jerusalem, under the pretext of lacking an Israeli construction permit, according to local WAFA sources. The municipality demolished a residential structure, made of metals, that was installed by Omar Dari, a […]

15 Nov
10:50

Israeli Soldiers Abduct Twelve Palestinians In Jerusalem

November 15, 2017 10:50 AM IMEMC News Israeli attacks, Jerusalem, News Report, West Bank 0

Israeli soldiers invaded, on Wednesday at dawn, many homes in the at-Tour neighborhood, overlooking Jerusalem’s Old City, and abducted fourteen Palestinians, including children, after violently searching their homes, and took them to several detention and interrogation facilities. The soldiers interrogated many Palestinians while inspecting their ID cars, in their homes, […]

15 Nov
10:30

Army Demolishes An Under-Construction Building In Jerusalem

November 15, 2017 10:30 AM IMEMC News Israeli Politics, Jerusalem, News Report, West Bank 0

Israeli soldiers invaded, early on Wednesday morning, the al-‘Isawiya town, in the center of occupied East Jerusalem, and demolished an under-construction two-story building. Mohammad Abu Ryala, a member of the Follow-Up Committee in al-‘Isawiya, said that the family received an order to halt the construction of their property in order […]

15 Nov
9:47

Israeli Soldiers Detonate A Palestinian Home In Jerusalem

November 15, 2017 9:47 AM IMEMC News Israeli attacks, Jerusalem, News Report, West Bank 0

Dozens of Israeli soldiers invaded, on Wednesday at dawn, the town of Beit Surik, northwest of occupied East Jerusalem, and detonated the family home of a Palestinian who was killed near Hadar Adar illegal Israeli colony, last September, after killing three Israeli security officers. Media sources in Jerusalem said the […]

15 Nov
8:18

Israel To Demolish An Entire Neighborhood In Jerusalem

November 15, 2017 8:18 AM IMEMC News Israeli Politics, Jerusalem, News Report, West Bank 0

The Israeli Authorities, including the City Council of occupied Jerusalem, have decided to demolish an entire Palestinian neighborhood in Kufur Aqab, northeast of Jerusalem, under the pretext of being built without a permit. The neighborhood is close to Qalandia terminal, and became isolated from the rest of occupied East Jerusalem […]

14 Nov
10:10

Another Palestinian Forced To Demolish His Own Store To Avoid High Fees

November 14, 2017 10:10 AM IMEMC News Israeli attacks, Jerusalem, News Report, West Bank 0

A Palestinian man from Ein al-Louza neighborhood in Silwan town, south of the Al-Aqsa Mosque, in occupied Jerusalem, demolished his own store, on Monday evening, to avoid excessively high fines and fees by the City Council. The Palestinian, Amin Al-Abbassi, said he had to self-demolish his building, after the City […]

13 Nov
10:10

Gabbay: No Settlement Will Be Evacuated

Israel will not evacuate any settlement in the occupied West Bank or Jerusalem, under any peace settlement between Israel and the Palestinian Authority, the leader of Israeli Labor Party Avi Gabbay stated, on Sunday. Ma’ariv paper quoted Gabbay as saying that it is impossible to evacuate 100 thousand settlers under […]

12 Nov
12:22

Palestinian Demolishes His Home To Avoid Excessive Fines

November 12, 2017 12:22 PM IMEMC News Israeli attacks, Jerusalem, News Report, West Bank 0

A Palestinian man demolished, on Saturday evening, his own home in al-Bustan neighborhood, in Silwan town, south of the Al-Aqsa Mosque, in occupied Jerusalem, to avoid more excessive fines and costs, after the City Council issued a demolition order targeting his property. The Palestinian, Abdul-Moghni Dweik, said the Jerusalem City […]

12 Nov
10:54

Including Five Children, Israeli Soldiers Abduct Seven Palestinians In Jerusalem

November 12, 2017 10:54 AM IMEMC News Israeli attacks, Jerusalem, News Report, West Bank 0

Israeli soldiers abducted, on Saturday evening and Sunday at dawn, seven Palestinians from in occupied East Jerusalem, including five children, between the ages of 12 and 15, who were taken prisoner in Silwan town, south of the Al-Aqsa Mosque, and in the Old City. Media sources said dozens of soldiers […]

11 Nov
10:19

Video: Jerusalem in October 2017

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

09 Nov
10:54

Israeli Soldiers Abduct Eight Palestinians In The West Bank

Israeli soldiers abducted, on Thursday at dawn, eight Palestinians, including a young woman and her brother, from their homes in several parts of the occupied West Bank, including in occupied East Jerusalem. Media sources have reported that dozens of soldiers invaded Hizma town, northeast of Jerusalem, searched homes and abducted […]

09 Nov
6:36

Israel To Build 240 New Colonialist Units In East Jerusalem

The Jerusalem City Council has decided, Wednesday, to issue construction permits for 240 new units, in illegal colonies in occupied East Jerusalem. Deputy Mayor of Jerusalem City Council Meir Turgeman, said that the city approved the construction of 150 units in Ramat Shlomo, north of East Jerusalem. The colony is […]

09 Nov
1:59

Israeli Soldiers To Detonate Family Home Of Slain Palestinian Who Killed Three Soldiers

November 9, 2017 1:59 AM IMEMC News Israeli attacks, Jerusalem, News Report, West Bank 0

The Israeli authorities decided to detonate the home of a Palestinian who was killed, after shooting to death three Israeli soldiers, nearly two months ago, at the entrance of Har Adar illegal Israeli colony, which is built on illegally seized from the Palestinian village of Beit Surik, northwest of occupied […]

08 Nov
11:19

Israeli Soldiers Abduct Eleven Palestinians In The West Bank

Israeli soldiers abducted, overnight and early morning hours Wednesday, eleven Palestinians in several parts of the occupied West Bank, and illegally confiscated cash from a home in Bethlehem. The Palestinian Prisoners Society (PPS) said the soldiers invaded and ransacked many homes in several parts of Ramallah governorate, in central West […]

08 Nov
8:52

Israeli Soldiers Abduct A Palestinian In Jerusalem

November 8, 2017 8:52 PM IMEMC News Israeli attacks, Jerusalem, News Report, West Bank 0

Israeli soldiers abducted, Wednesday, a young Palestinian man in Bab al-‘Amoud area, in the Old City of occupied East Jerusalem, and took him to an interrogation center. The Palestinian was stopped by soldiers, heavily deployed in the area, before he was cuffed and taken to an interrogation center. His name […]

07 Nov
9:59

Israeli Soldiers Abduct Two Palestinians In Hebron And Jerusalem

Israeli soldiers abducted, Tuesday, two young Palestinian men, including a patient from Beit Ummar town, north of Hebron, in the southern part of the occupied West Bank, and one in Silwan town, in occupied Jerusalem. On Tuesday evening, the soldiers, stationed at the Gush Etzion Junction, stopped and searched dozens […]

07 Nov
8:55

Cameras to Monitor Palestinians at Al-Aqsa Mosque as Settlers and Police Continue Systematic Provocations

Israeli occupation police have begun placing new cameras at the Council Gate of Al-Aqsa Mosque, to monitor Palestinians’ entry and exit through the Islamic holy site. Director of Al-Aqsa Academy for Science and Heritage Sheikh Najeh Bkeerat said, according to Days of Palestine, that Israeli police “are placing the cameras […]

06 Nov
4:07

Army Invades A School In Jerusalem, Abduct Principal And Three Teachers

November 6, 2017 4:07 PM IMEMC News Israeli attacks, Jerusalem, News Report, West Bank 0

Israeli soldiers invaded, Monday, a Palestinian school in Beit Hanina neighborhood, north of occupied Jerusalem, abducted the principal along with three female teachers, and shut the school down. The Union of Parents Committees in East Jerusalem Schools said many soldiers invaded Zahwat al-Quds School, in Beit Hanina, causing anxiety attacks […]

06 Nov
11:17

Israeli Soldiers Abduct At Least Twenty-One Palestinians

The Palestinian Prisoners’ Society (PPS) has reported that Israeli soldiers have abducted, earlier Monday, at least twenty-one Palestinians in the occupied West Bank, during extensive and violent searches of homes in the West Bank, and one of them was taken prisoners at the Erez Terminal, in northern Gaza. The Bethlehem […]

05 Nov
10:44

Settlers Break into Al Aqsa Courtyards

Extremist Israeli settlers, on Sunday morning, stormed the courtyards of Al-Aqsa Mosque via Mughrabi Gate, under guard of the Israeli occupation police. Jerusalemite sources said, according to Al Ray, that more than 36 Jewish settlers stormed Al Aqsa, carrying out suspicious and provocative tours, while Palestinian worshipers and students tried […]

05 Nov
10:30

Erdan Announces Plan for Dozens of Jerusalem Checkpoints

Israeli Minister of Internal Security, Gilad Erdan, has prepared a plan which aims to intensify the security in the Bab al-Amud area and in the Old City district, through deploying dozens of checkpoints similar to those used by the military. According to the PNN, the deployment of the Israeli forces and […]

05 Nov
11:25

Army Abducts Three Palestinians In Hebron And Jerusalem, Injures Several Others

Israeli soldiers abducted, on Sunday at dawn, two Palestinians, including a child, in Beit Ummar town, north of the southern West Bank city of Hebron, and injured several others, in addition to abducting one child in Shu’fat refugee camp, north of Jerusalem. Media sources in Beit Ummar said many army […]

05 Nov
10:08

Israeli Soldiers Abduct Seven Palestinians, Detain Schoolteachers, In West Bank

Israeli soldiers abducted, earlier on Sunday morning, seven Palestinians, from their homes, in different parts of the occupied West Bank, confiscated money, and detained many schoolteachers. The soldiers stormed and ransacked many homes in Jenin, in northern West Bank, before violently searching them, and illegally confiscated thousands of Shekels. Furthermore, […]

02 Nov
10:19

Army Abducts Eight Palestinians In Hebron, Two Children In Jerusalem

Israeli soldiers invaded, on Thursday at dawn, many Palestinian homes in Hebron, in the southern part of the occupied West Bank, and abducted eight young men, in addition to two children, who were abducted from their homes in the at-Tour neighborhood, overlooking the Old City of Jerusalem. Several army jeeps […]

02 Nov
8:29

Soldiers Invade Many Homes, Stores, Abduct One Palestinian And Injure Six Children In Shu’fat

November 2, 2017 8:29 AM IMEMC News Israeli attacks, Jerusalem, News Report, West Bank 0

Dozens of Israeli soldiers invaded, Wednesday, many Palestinian homes and stores in Ras Shehada Area, adjacent to Shu’fat refugee camp, in occupied East Jerusalem, search them and abducted a Palestinian after destroying his furniture, in addition to wounding six children. Media sources in Jerusalem said the soldiers stormed and ransacked […]

01 Nov
10:08

Israeli Soldiers Abduct Eight Palestinians In Jenin, Qalqilia, Tulkarem And Jerusalem

The Palestinian Prisoners’ Society (PPS) has reported that Israeli soldiers invaded, at dawn Wednesday, Qabatia town, south of Jenin, in addition to Qalqilia, Tulkarem and Jerusalem, in the West Bank, and abducted eight Palestinians, including a former political prisoner. The Jenin office of the PPS said many army jeeps invaded […]

01 Nov
6:36

Jerusalem Municipality Announces Construction of New Israeli Settlement

Mayor of the Jerusalem municipality, Nir Barkat, has announced a plan for the construction of a new Israeli settlement, in a neighborhood of occupied Jerusalem. Barakat explained that the center includes the establishment of a high-tech village, with surprising residential and recreational entertainment in a central location above the highway, […]

31 Oct
10:16

Army Abducts Eleven Palestinians In Jerusalem

October 31, 2017 10:16 AM IMEMC News Israeli attacks, Jerusalem, News Report, West Bank 0

Israeli soldiers abducted, overnight until dawn hours, Tuesday, eleven Palestinians, including a woman, in many parts of occupied East Jerusalem, and took them to several detention and interrogation centers in the city. Dozens of soldiers, accompanied by many undercover officers, invaded Qalandia refugee camp, north of Jerusalem, abducted three young […]

31 Oct
12:31

Israeli Soldiers Abduct Three Young Men, Shoot Three Others, In Qalandia

October 31, 2017 12:31 AM IMEMC News Israeli attacks, Jerusalem, News Report, West Bank 0

A group of undercover Israeli soldiers invaded, on Monday at night, Qalandia refugee camp, north of occupied East Jerusalem, abducted three young Palestinian men, while regular soldiers injured three others with rubber-coated steel bullets. Media sources in the refugee camp said the undercover officers infiltrated into it while driving cars […]

30 Oct
6:07

53 Settlers Storm Al-Aqsa

Israeli settlers again stormed, on Monday morning, the courtyards of the Al-Aqsa Mosque from Mughrabi gate, under tight protection from Israeli occupation police. Around 53 Israeli settlers stormed the mosque and carried out provocative tours in its courtyards accompanied by rabbis who provide explanation about the so-called “temple,” sources said, […]

30 Oct
11:25

Army Abducts Four Palestinians In Jerusalem And Salfit

Israeli soldiers invaded, earlier on Monday morning, many Palestinian homes in Jerusalem, and Zawiya village, west of Salfit, in the occupied West Bank, and abducted four Palestinians, including two siblings. Media sources in occupied Jerusalem said the soldiers invaded homes in al-Fakhouri neighborhood, adjacent to Al-Aqsa Mosque, in the Old […]

29 Oct
9:35

Annexation Wall Gate Prevents Elderly Man From Visiting Family Graves

Although his family graveyard is now located behind the Annexation Wall in al-Walaja village, northwest of Bethlehem, resident Ahmad Barghouth (Abu Nidal) has continued to visit the graves of his father, mother and grandmother, by going through a special underground tunnel constructed by Israeli authorities when they constructed the Wall, […]

29 Oct
8:37

Army Abducts Six Palestinians In Bethlehem, Jerusalem And Jenin

Updated: Israeli soldiers abducted, on Saturday evening and Sunday at dawn, six Palestinians in the West Bank governorates of Bethlehem, Jerusalem and Jenin, the Palestinian Prisoners’ Society (PPS) has reported. The Bethlehem office of the PPS has reported that dozens of soldiers invaded the Deheishe refugee camp, south of the […]

27 Oct
8:04

Orthodox Church Sells Off More Property

Orthodox Christian properties in Jerusalem, Jaffa and Caesara are being sold at very low and questionable prices to companies in offshore tax havens. Documents obtained by the Israeli newspaper appear to show an unknown company purchased a three story office building on King David Street, in Jerusalem, for $850,000 – […]

26 Oct
7:51

Dozens of Extremist Settlers Break into Al-Aqsa Mosque

Scores of Israeli extremist settlers, backed by Israeli special forces and rapid intervention troops, broke into the courtyards of al-Aqsa Mosque compound on Wednesday morning. Jerusalemite sources reported that some 51 settlers stormed al-Aqsa via Maghariba gate, and carried out provocative tours in its courtyards where they were met with […]

26 Oct
7:28

176 Settlement Units to be Built in the Heart of East Jerusalem

Israeli authorities approved, on Wednesday, the construction of 176 new settlement units in the Palestinian neighbourhood of Jabal Al-Mukabber, occupied East Jerusalem. The planning committee from the Jerusalem Israeli municipality gave permits for the construction, which will triple the number of settler homes in the Nof Zion settlement, which currently has […]

25 Oct
12:06

Army Abducts Eight Palestinians In The West Bank

The Palestinian Prisoners’ Society (PPS) has reported that Israeli soldiers abducted, on Wednesday at dawn, eight Palestinians from their homes, in different parts of the occupied West Bank. The Hebron office of the PPS, in the southern part of the West Bank, said the soldiers abducted Wahid Hamdi Abu Mariya, […]

25 Oct
11:23

Israeli Authorities Hand Demolition Notices; Cut Water to Homes in Silwan

October 25, 2017 11:23 AM Celine Hagbard Israeli Settlement, Jerusalem, News Report 0

The Israeli water company Gihon cut off water to a number of Palestinian homes in the Silwan neighborhood in east Jerusalem, and on the same day issued demolition notices to several homes in the neighborhood. The new notices come just two days after another wave of demolition notices were issued […]

25 Oct
8:20

Police, Soldiers and Settlers Provoke Jerusalem Holy Sites

Dozens of extremist Israeli settlers stormed into Al-Aqsa compound early on Tuesday, from Al-Magriba gate, heavily guarded by Israeli special forces. Police opened Al-Magriba at 7:00 AM, deploying its members in the Al-Aqsa courtyards. About 46 Israeli settlers, total, stormed the mosque in groups at early dawn hours, carrying out […]

24 Oct
8:09

Jerusalem: Jabal Mukaber is the Only Place Palestinians Can Build

Expert on settlement affairs, Jamal Juma, commenting on the Israeli occupation’s intent to approve a plan for the establishment of 176 new settlement units in Jabal Mukaber in Jerusalem, said that this the only area where Palestinians can build. Juma told the official Voice of Palestine radio, on Monday, that […]

23 Oct
10:11

Updated: Israeli Soldiers Abduct 43 Palestinians In Jerusalem

October 23, 2017 10:11 AM IMEMC News Israeli attacks, Jerusalem, News Report, West Bank 0

Israeli soldiers abducted, on Monday at dawn, at least forty-three Palestinians, more than half of them are children, after the army invaded dozens of homes in the al-‘Isawiya town, in occupied East Jerusalem, and violently searched them, while a military helicopter flew overhead. Raed Abu Mayyala, a member of the […]

22 Oct
11:33

Army Abducts Two Palestinians Near Bethlehem

Israeli soldiers invaded, on Sunday at dawn, the town of Teqoua’, east of the West Bank city of Bethlehem, searched homes and abducted two Palestinian  teenagers. Media sources said the soldiers invaded the town from several directions, and searched homes. The added that the soldiers abducted Hussein Khaled al-Badan, 17, […]

19 Oct
7:03

Adalah Holds 12th Annual Law Students Camp: The Nakba and the Law (VIDEO)

60 Palestinian students from West Bank, East J’lem, Golan Heights, and citizens of Israel participated; one student: ‘I hadn’t considered a career in human rights, but the camp changed my mind.’ Sixty Palestinian and Arab students from the West Bank, East Jerusalem, the Golan Heights, and citizens of Israel participated […]

19 Oct
6:13

Palestinian Building Demolished in East Jerusalem

Israeli forces demolished a Palestinian building in the occupied East Jerusalem neighbourhood of Beit Hanina, on Wednesday morning, WAFA reported. Crews from the Jewish municipality of Jerusalem, accompanied by police escorts, raided the neighbourhood and destroyed the building under the pretext that it was built without a permit. The UN […]

18 Oct
9:52

Israeli Soldiers Abduct Six Palestinians In Jerusalem

October 18, 2017 9:52 AM IMEMC News Israeli attacks, Jerusalem, News Report, West Bank 0

Israeli soldiers invaded, on Wednesday at dawn, dozens of Palestinian homes, in the al-Isawiya town, in the center of occupied East Jerusalem, searched them and abducted at least six Palestinians before moving them to a number of detention and interrogation centers in the city. The abducted Palestinians have been identified […]

18 Oct
8:36

Israel Releases Lawyer Shireen al-Issawi After Holding Her Captive For 43 Months

October 18, 2017 8:36 AM IMEMC News Jerusalem, News Report, Prisoners, West Bank 0

The Israeli authorities released, on Tuesday evening, lawyer Shirin al-‘Issawi, from the al-Isawiya town, south of occupied East Jerusalem, after holding her captive for 43 months. Al-‘Issawi was repeatedly abducted and imprisoned by Israel, including three times when her brother, Samer al-Issawi held a hunger strike for nine consecutive months, […]

17 Oct
11:57

Army Injures Many School Children In Jerusalem

October 17, 2017 11:57 AM IMEMC News Israeli attacks, Jerusalem, News Report, West Bank 0

Mohammad Abu al-Hummus, a member of the Follow-Up Committee in al-‘Isawiya village, in occupied East Jerusalem, said the soldiers injured, throughout the day Monday, several Palestinian schoolchildren, in the village. The Wadi Hilweh Information Center in Silwan (Silwanic), quoted Abu al-Hummus stating that the soldiers invaded the Schools Street, in […]

17 Oct
11:26

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

The Palestinian Prisoners’ Society (PPS) has reported that Israeli soldiers abducted, overnight and at dawn, Tuesday, many homes in various communities in the occupied West Bank, and abducted eighteen Palestinians. The Hebron office of the PPS, in the southern part of the occupied West Bank, said the soldiers invaded many […]

17 Oct
11:21

Army Demolishes Two Palestinian Homes In Jerusalem

October 17, 2017 11:21 AM IMEMC News Israeli attacks, Jerusalem, News Report, West Bank 0

On Tuesday morning, dozens of Israeli soldiers, police officers and personnel of the Jerusalem City Council, invaded Silwan town, south of the Al-Aqsa Mosque, in occupied East Jerusalem, demolished two homes, postponed the demolition of a third home in al-‘Isawiya town, in the center of the city. The soldiers invaded […]

16 Oct
11:12

Detained Jerusalem Teen Released After Being Tortured

October 16, 2017 11:12 AM IMEMC News Israeli attacks, Jerusalem, News Report, West Bank 0

The Israeli police released, on Sunday evening, a Palestinian teenager from the al-‘Isawiya town, in occupied East Jerusalem, after he was interrogated and tortured, under suspicion of throwing Molotov cocktails and stones at army jeeps. The Palestinian, Mohammad Abdul-Raouf Mahmoud, 18, told the Wadi Hilweh Information Center in Silwan (Silwanic) […]

16 Oct
10:21

Army Abducts Three Palestinians, Serve Demolition Orders Targeting Five Homes, In Jerusalem

October 16, 2017 10:21 AM IMEMC News Israeli attacks, Jerusalem, News Report, West Bank 0

Israeli soldiers carried out, overnight until early morning hours Sunday, frequent invasions into the al-‘Isawiya Hizma towns, in occupied East Jerusalem, and abducted three young Palestinian men, in addition to attacking a father and his daughter. The soldiers also invaded al-‘Ezariyya town, and delivered demolition orders against five homes. Media […]

16 Oct
7:25

Hundreds of Settlers Riot In Old City Jerusalem

A Palestinian shop owner was hospitalized after hundreds of extremist Israeli settlers rioted in the Jerusalem’s Old City, an eyewitness told mass media. Approximately 400 extremist Jewish-Israeli settlers marched through the Old City from Al-Buraq Wall of Al-Aqsa Mosque towards the Damascus Gate, an eyewitness said, according to Days of […]

15 Oct
11:29

Army Abducts A Child In Jerusalem

October 15, 2017 11:29 AM IMEMC News Israeli attacks, Jerusalem, News Report, West Bank 0

Israeli soldiers abducted, on Sunday morning, a Palestinian child, in the Old City of occupied East Jerusalem. The Wadi Hilweh Information Center in Silwan (Silwanic) said the soldiers abducted the child near the Rashidiyya School, close to the Sahera Gate (Herod’s Gate). It added that the soldiers cuffed the child, […]

13 Oct
8:53

Settlers Storm Al-Aqsa, Damage Palestinian Property

Dozens of Israeli settlers attacked properties of Palestinians, in the Old City of occupied East Jerusalem, on Thursday, as they made their way to Al-Aqsa Mosque compound under the protection of Israeli forces. Locals told Ma’an News Agency that, around dawn, Israeli settlers threw rocks and chairs at Palestinian shopfronts […]

12 Oct
9:38

Israeli Soldiers Close Roadblock Near Jerusalem, Detain Passengers Of Three Buses

October 12, 2017 9:38 PM IMEMC News Israeli attacks, Jerusalem, News Report, West Bank 0

Israeli soldiers closed, on Thursday evening, Beit Iksa military roadblock, northwest of occupied East Jerusalem, stopped and searched many vehicles, and detained passengers in three buses, mainly women, for several hours. The soldiers, stationed at the permanent military roadblock, on the main entrance of Beit Iksa village, decided to close […]

12 Oct
7:11

Israeli Soldiers Abduct A Child In Jerusalem

Israeli soldiers abducted, on Wednesday at night, a Palestinian child in the Old City of occupied East Jerusalem, in the West Bank, after several colonists attacked homes and stores – the child was released and after his family was forced to pay a fine, and was placed under house arrest. […]

11 Oct
11:15

Israeli-led “Women’s Peace March” Criticized as Normalization

A two-week march led by Israeli women calling for peace culminated in a rally in Jerusalem Sunday, although the march was largely boycotted by Palestinians who called it a part of the‘normalization’ of the Israeli occupation of Palestinian land. The organizers of the march called for a return to the […]

10 Oct
11:32

Israeli Soldiers Abduct Six Palestinians In The West Bank

Israeli soldiers abducted, on Tuesday at dawn, six Palestinians, including a child, from their homes, in different parts of the occupied West Bank. The soldiers also invaded Palestinian lands, east of Jabalia, in northern Gaza. Media sources in occupied East Jerusalem, said the soldiers invaded and searched homes, in the […]

09 Oct
12:01

PPS: “Amy Abducted 21 Palestinians In The West Bank”

The Palestinian Prisoner’s Society (PPS) has reported that Israeli soldiers have abducted, on Monday at dawn, 21 Palestinians, from their homes in different parts of the occupied West Bank. The Hebron office PPS, in the southern part of the West Bank, said the soldiers invaded many homes in the city, […]

09 Oct
5:38

Over Three Hundred Settlers Invade Al-Aqsa Mosque

More than 300 Israeli settlers, escorted by police, broke into the al-Aqsa Mosque compound in occupied East Jerusalem on Sunday morning. The settlers performed rituals, marking the Sukkot Jewish holiday, while Israeli police, stationed at the gates of the compound, imposed strict restrictions on the entry of Muslim worshipers to […]

09 Oct
5:26

Soldiers Destroy Jerusalem’s Abu Al-Nawar School

Saturday evening, Israeli forces broke into the compound of Abu Al-Nawwar Al-Badawi, located in Ezzariya town, east of Jerusalem, and raided the compound school, destroying its doors. Local sources  reported that soldiers raided the schools, destroyed its doors, wreaked havoc, and took over equipment which was being used to continue […]

05 Oct
1:17

Army Abducted 400 Palestinians, Including 55 Children, In September

The Palestinian Center for Detainees’ Studies has reported that Israeli soldiers have abducted more than 400 Palestinians, including 55 children and eight women, in September. Researcher Riyad al-Ashqar said the soldiers, and navy, have abducted seven fishermen close to the shore in the Gaza Strip, in addition to abducting Ramzi […]

05 Oct
6:49

“Greater Jerusalem” Bill to Annex 19 Illegal Settlements

Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu has pledged his support for the so-called “Greater Jerusalem” bill, which is tantamount to the annexation of 19 illegal settlements in the Jerusalem area, including Maaleh Adumim, where between 125,000 and 150,000 Israeli settlers live. Maale Adumim is the third largest settlement in population size, […]

05 Oct
6:32

Qurai: Seizure of Southern Al Aqsa Dangerous

Ahmed Qurai, Member of the Executive Committee of the PLO and Head of the Jerusalem Affairs Department, warned of the establishment of an Israeli special committee that put forth a plan to seize 40% of the southern part of Al-Aqsa Mosque, an area of about 144 dunams. In a press […]

05 Oct
6:25

Undercover Soldiers Assault An Elderly Palestinian Man Near Jerusalem

Several undercover Israeli soldiers attacked, on Wednesday, an elderly Palestinian man from Beit Surik town, northwest of occupied East Jerusalem. Eyewitnesses said the undercover soldiers attacked Mustafa Afalqa, causing many cuts and bruises to his head and face, and other parts of his body. The Palestinian was assaulted near the […]

04 Oct
10:43

Army Abducts Two Palestinians In Jerusalem

October 4, 2017 10:43 AM IMEMC News Israeli attacks, Jerusalem, News Report, West Bank 0

Israeli soldiers invaded, on Wednesday at dawn, the towns of al-‘Eesawiyya, Hizma and Silwan, in occupied East Jerusalem, searched homes and abducted two Palestinians. The soldiers invaded and searched homes in ‘Obeid neighborhood, in the al-Eesawiyya town, in the center of Jerusalem, and interrogated several Palestinians, the Palestinian Prisoners’ Society […]

04 Oct
7:52

Israel Bans Children from Playing in Al-Aqsa Mosque Courtyard

Israeli occupation authorities have prohibiting Muslim children from playing in the courtyards surrounding Al-Aqsa Mosque. A report by the Israeli TV Channel 7 said that orders were issued to police units at Al-Aqsa in occupied Jerusalem not to allow children to play with balls in the courtyards. It also reported, […]

03 Oct
2:14

Soldiers Injure Many Palestinians In Shu’fat Refugee Camp

Israeli soldiers invaded, on Monday evening, Shu’fat refugee camp, north of occupied East Jerusalem in the West Bank, leading to clashes before the army shot at least three Palestinians, including a child, and caused scores to suffer the effects of teargas inhalation. The Palestinian Red Crescent Society said one child, […]

02 Oct
6:46

Israel Imposes Tight Siege On The West Bank

The Israeli occupation authorities have decided to impose a tight siege on the entire West Bank for eleven days while it celebrates Sukkot Jewish holiday. The decision was made by Israeli Defense Minister Avigdor Lieberman, although the military leadership expressed concerns regarding this move, which could lead to further tension […]

02 Oct
6:23

Israeli Soldiers Abduct A Young Man In Anata

Israeli soldiers invaded, on Sunday evening, Anata town, northeast of occupied East Jerusalem, and abducted a young man. Media sources said the soldiers invaded the town, and surrounded a car, before abducting the young man who was driving it, and took him to an unknown destination. The identity of the […]

01 Oct
9:33

85 Israeli Settlers Break into Al-Aqsa Mosque

Dozens of Israeli settlers carried out Talmudic rituals after breaking into Al-Aqsa Mosque Courtyards from Magharba Gate, on Sunday morning, heavily guarded by special Israeli forces. Mosque sources said, according to the PNN, that extremists settlers provocatively carried out Talmudic rituals and prayers in the mosque, and that an extremist […]

01 Oct
10:47

Army Isolates Eleven Villages Near Jerusalem

October 1, 2017 10:47 AM IMEMC News Israeli attacks, Jerusalem, News Report, West Bank 0

Israeli soldiers closed, on Sunday at dawn, the main gate leading to eleven villages and towns, after briefly opening it, and prevented all Palestinians under the age of thirty from entering or leaving them. More than sixteen villages and towns have been under strict Israeli siege for the sixth consecutive […]

29 Sep
10:10

Army Abducts Seven Palestinians In Bethlehem And Jerusalem

Israeli soldiers abducted, overnight and at dawn Friday, three Palestinians in Bethlehem governorate, and four in Biddu village, northwest of Jerusalem, in the occupied West Bank. Media sources said several army jeeps invaded ‘Aida refugee camp, north of Bethlehem, searched homes and abducted Mustafa Salim Abu Aker, 17. The soldiers […]

29 Sep
3:48

154 Settlers Storm Al-Aqsa Mosque under Protection of Israeli Forces

September 29, 2017 3:48 AM IMEMC News & Agencies Holy sites, Jerusalem, News Report 0

154 settlers stormed Al-Aqsa Mosque, under heavy guard protection from the Israeli forces on Thursday morning. Settlers raided the area from Al Maghariba Gate, through small groups, and carried out suspicious and provocative tours in the holy site. The first group of settlers came  in the morning, while other groups […]

28 Sep
11:21

Israeli Soldiers Abduct Several Palestinians In The West Bank

Israeli soldiers abducted, on Thursday at dawn, several Palestinians during invasions and searches of homes in the occupied West Bank, and clashed with many youngsters near Jerusalem. The Israeli army said it arrested, in Beit Surik village, northwest of occupied East Jerusalem, several relatives of Nimir al-Jamal, 37, who opened […]

28 Sep
8:38

For The Third Day, Sixteen Villages Remain Isolated, Fifty Schools Shut, Near Jerusalem

September 28, 2017 8:38 AM IMEMC News Israeli attacks, Jerusalem, News Report, West Bank 0

The Israeli army continued, for the third consecutive day, the complete isolation of sixteen Palestinian villages, northwest of occupied Jerusalem, in addition to closing various roads and continuing the state of curfew, imprisoning the villages in their homes, and causing the closure of fifty schools. The soldiers shut all roads […]

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26 Sep
11:47

Army Abducts Two Palestinians In Jerusalem, Causes Many To Suffer Effects Of Teargas Inhalation

September 26, 2017 11:47 PM IMEMC News Hebron, Israeli attacks, Jerusalem, News Report, West Bank 0

Israeli soldiers abducted, on Tuesday evening, two young Palestinian men in the at-Tour neighborhood, and Silwan town, in occupied East Jerusalem, and caused many Palestinians to suffer the effects of teargas inhalation. The soldiers also invaded Beit Ummar town, north of the southern West Bank city of Hebron, and wounded […]

26 Sep
9:43

Three Israeli Officers One Palestinian Killed In Shooting Attack

Updated: In the Israeli settlement colony of Har Adar Tuesday morning, a gunman allegedly opened fire on a group of Israeli Border Police, and armed security guards,  killing three and wounding a fourth. The attacker was then shot and killed by the remaining Israeli border guards at the entrance to […]

26 Sep
6:39

Young Palestinian Detained for Facebook Incitement

September 26, 2017 6:39 AM IMEMC News & Agencies Jerusalem, News Report, Prisoners 0

 Israeli forces detained a young Palestinian man from occupied Jerusalem, on the pretext of publishing inflammatory material on the social network site “Facebook”. According to Al Ray, police representative Lupa al-Samri claimed via press statement that the police arrested a 35-year-old Jerusalemite resident from Shuafat camp, on charges of “inciting […]

25 Sep
11:40

Israeli Soldiers Photograph Residential Buildings, And A Mosque, In Jerusalem

September 25, 2017 11:40 AM IMEMC News Israeli attacks, Jerusalem, News Report, West Bank 0

Dozens of Israeli soldiers invaded, on Monday before noon, the al-Matar neighborhood, near Qalandia refugee camp, north of occupied East Jerusalem, and photographed residential buildings and a mosque, in preparation for demolishing them. The threatened buildings, including vacant and occupied flats, and the mosque, are facing demolition by the Israeli […]

25 Sep
10:00

Israeli Soldiers Abduct Five Palestinians In Jerusalem

September 25, 2017 10:00 AM IMEMC News Israeli attacks, Jerusalem, News Report, West Bank 0

Israeli soldiers abducted, on Sunday evening and Monday at dawn, at least five Palestinians, including a child, in several parts of occupied East Jerusalem, and summoned another Palestinian for interrogation. The Wadi Hilweh Information Center in Silwan (Silwanic) has reported that dozens of soldiers invaded and searched homes in Silwan, […]

21 Sep
12:23

Settlers Continue to Raid Al-Aqsa

September 21, 2017 12:23 AM IMEMC News & Agencies Holy sites, Jerusalem, News Report 0

Dozens of Israeli settlers, on Wednesday morning, stormed the courtyards of Al-Aqsa Mosque from Maghariba gate, under heavy protection of Israeli police. Local sources said, according to Al Ray, that around 131 Israeli settlers stormed the mosque, toured its compound and listened to Talmudic rituals. The sources pointed out that […]

19 Sep
11:02

Israeli Soldiers Abduct Sixteen Palestinians In The West Bank

Israeli soldiers abducted, on Tuesday at dawn, at least sixteen Palestinians in different parts of the occupied West Bank, after the soldiers invaded many Palestinians areas and searched homes, the Palestinian Prisoners’ Society (PPS) has reported. In Hebron, in the southern part of the West Bank, the soldiers invaded many […]

18 Sep
11:02

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

The Palestinian Prisoners’ Society (PPS) has reported that Israeli soldiers have abducted, earlier Monday, eighteen Palestinians from their homes, in different parts of the occupied West Bank. The PPS said the soldiers abducted seven Palestinians, identified as Luay Shakhsheer, Mohammad Edkeidik, Mohammad Abu Naab, Mustafa Kashour, We’am Jaradat and Abdullah […]

18 Sep
10:07

Israeli Soldiers Demolish A Building Near Jerusalem

September 18, 2017 10:07 AM IMEMC News Israeli attacks, Jerusalem, News Report, West Bank 0

Israeli soldiers invaded, on Monday morning, the village of al-Za’im, in occupied East Jerusalem, and demolished a Palestinian residential building. The soldiers surrounded the village before many army jeeps, and military bulldozers, invaded it, and demolished the building, owned by Mohammad Awad Sa’iri. The Israeli army claims that the building […]

18 Sep
9:26

Army Abducts Two Palestinians In Jerusalem

September 18, 2017 9:26 AM IMEMC News Israeli attacks, Jerusalem, News Report, West Bank 0

Israeli soldiers abducted, on Monday at dawn, two young Palestinian men, from their homes in occupied East Jerusalem, and took them to detention and interrogation centers in the city. The soldiers invaded and searched several homes, and abducted Fares Yousef Mkheimar, from his home in Shu’fat refugee camp, and Mostafa […]

17 Sep
10:19

Israeli Soldiers Abduct Four Palestinians During A Wedding Near Jerusalem

September 17, 2017 10:19 AM IMEMC News Israeli attacks, Jerusalem, News Report, West Bank 0

Israeli soldiers attacked, on Saturday at night, many Palestinians participating in a wedding ceremony in the town of al-‘Ezariyya, southeast of occupied East Jerusalem, and abducted four young men. The WAFA Palestinian News Agency said the soldiers installed a roadblock near Maale Adumim colony, close to the main entrance of […]

17 Sep
9:49

Army Abducts Eight Palestinians In The West Bank

Israeli soldiers invaded, on Sunday at dawn, several areas in the occupied West Bank, broke into and searched many homes, and abducted at least eight Palestinians. Mohammad Awad, the media spokesperson of the Popular Committee in Beit Ummar town, north of the southern West Bank city of Hebron, said the […]

15 Sep
11:28

Israeli Soldiers Abduct Two Children In Silwan, Invade Communities In Jenin, Bethlehem and Ramallah

Israeli soldiers invaded, earlier on Friday morning, the town of Silwan in occupied East Jerusalem, searched homes and abducted two children. The soldiers also invaded many homes in the governorates of Jenin, Bethlehem and Ramallah. Media sources in Jerusalem said dozens of soldiers invaded Silwan town from several directions, before […]

13 Sep
11:39

Many Palestinians Suffer Effects Of Teargas Inhalation In Jerusalem

September 13, 2017 11:39 AM IMEMC News Israeli attacks, Jerusalem, News Report, West Bank 0

Many Palestinians suffered, Wednesday, the severe effects of teargas inhalation, after Israeli soldiers invaded Abu Dis town, southeast of occupied East Jerusalem, and Hizma town, northeast of the city, and fired gas bombs during ensuing clashes. Media sources said dozens of soldiers invaded the two towns, and searched a few […]

13 Sep
5:52

Palestinian Abducted by Israeli Forces as Settlers Storm Al-Aqsa

September 13, 2017 5:52 AM IMEMC News & Agencies Holy sites, Jerusalem, News Report 0

Israeli forces took into custody an employee of the Department of Awqaf in al-Aqsa Mosque while dozens of settlers stormed the courtyard of the mosque, on Tuesday morning. Local sources stated, according to Al Ray, that the occupation arrested the employee of the Reconstruction Committee of the Awqaf Department, Mahmoud […]

12 Sep
10:27

Army Abducts Eight Palestinians In the West Bank

The Palestinian Prisoners’ Society (PPS) has reported that Israeli soldiers have abducted, overnight and during morning hours Tuesday, at least eight Palestinians, and injured several others, in the occupied West Bank. The Hebron office of the PPS, in the southern part of the West Bank, has reported that the soldiers […]

11 Sep
9:08

Netanyahu Has Lost the Freedom of Speech Game

by Motasem A Dalloul Days of Palestine In an attempt to persuade the media, diplomats and academics that he was true to ban Al-Jazeera, Israeli PM foolishly took a measure that spoiled his plan. Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu has always claimed proudly that Israel is the only democracy in […]

11 Sep
9:00

Report: Demolitions Continue as Settlement Activities Increase by 85% in 2017

Jamal al-Shobaki, Ambassador of the State of Palestine to Egypt and its permanent representative at the Arab League, said in a statement that the Israeli settlement activities in the occupied Palestinian territories has increased by 85% if compared to the same period in 2016. He indicated, according to Al Ray […]

11 Sep
1:24

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

Updated: The Palestinian Prisoners’ Society (PPS) has reported that Israeli soldiers abducted, on Sunday at dawn, fourteen Palestinians from their homes, in various parts of the occupied West Bank. One child was also abducted in Jerusalem. The Hebron office of the PPS, in the southern part of the West Bank, […]

11 Sep
2:13

Soldiers Teargas Students in Abu Dis

Israeli forces stormed the town of Abu Dis, in the occupied West Bank district of Jerusalem, on Sunday morning, and fired tear gas at university students and young schoolchildren at al-Quds University. Hani Halabiya, a spokesman of the Popular Resistance Committees in the town, told Ma’an News Agency that several […]

10 Sep
11:46

Israeli Soldiers Confiscate Vehicles Near Tubas

September 10, 2017 11:46 AM IMEMC News Israeli attacks, Jerusalem, News Report, Tubas, West Bank 0

Israeli soldiers confiscated, Sunday, at least three privately-owned Palestinian vehicles in the ar-Ras al-Ahmar area, southeast of Tubas, in the northeastern part of the occupied West Bank. The soldiers were heavily deployed in the area, before stopping and searching dozens of cars, and confiscated at least three vehicles. Aref Daraghma, […]

09 Sep
10:44

Jerusalem: Palestinians Protest Sale of Greek Orthodox Property

Members of the Greek Orthodox Church in Palestine protesting in Jerusalem against sale of church property. (WAFA photo/Afif Amireh)   Hundreds of Palestinian Christians and Muslims demonstrated Saturday, at Jaffa Gate in Jerusalem’s Old City, against a sale of church property by the Greek Orthodox patriarch, according to WAFA correspondence. The […]

09 Sep
12:53

Four Abducted as Israelis Join Protest against Eviction of Palestinian Family

According to Israeli media, over 200 Israelis marched from central Jerusalem to the neighborhood of Sheikh Jarrah, Friday, to protest the eviction of a Palestinian family from their homes. The demonstrators marched on West Jerusalem’s thoroughfare until they crossed over into the Palestinian neighborhood, where they were met by dozens of […]