Category Archives: Jerusalem

12 Feb
9:57

Israeli Court Forces Palestinian Child Under House Arrest

An Israeli court in occupied Jerusalem ordered, Sunday, the release of a Palestinian child, after issuing a ruling forcing him under house arrest for five days, and a 500 Israeli shekels bail. The child, identified as Sa’adi Syouri, 13 years of age, was taken prisoner by the soldiers, and was […]

12 Feb
9:15

Israeli Soldiers Abduct Four Palestinians In Jerusalem

Israeli soldiers abducted, on Monday at dawn, four Palestinians, including a child and a young woman, from several parts of occupied Jerusalem, after invading and violently searching their homes. The soldiers invaded Batn al-Hawa neighborhood, in Silwan town, south of the Al-Aqsa Mosque, and abducted Sufian Nidal Natsha, 16, and […]

11 Feb
6:16

Dozens of Settlers Storm Al Aqsa Courtyards

Dozens of Israeli settlers stormed, on Sunday morning, the courtyards of Al-Aqsa Mosque, under protection of Israeli police. Sources from Jerusalem said that about 49 settlers broke into Al-Aqsa Mosque during the morning hours, via the Mugrabi gate, and carried out provocative rounds in the courtyards, according to Al Ray. […]

10 Feb
12:47

Israeli Soldiers Prevent Celebration Honoring Retired Teachers In Jerusalem

Israeli soldiers prevented, Saturday, a celebration held at the Young Muslim Women School, in occupied Jerusalem, honoring retired Palestinian teachers from the city, with the participation of Palestinian Education Minister Dr. Sabri Saidam. Dr. Saidam said the soldiers declared the school, and the area around it, a closed military zone, […]

08 Feb
9:00

Mount of Olives: Israel Planning Park to Connect Two Settlements

Hebrew daily Haaretz, on Thursday, unveiled a new Israeli plan to build a park on the Mount of Olives overlooking Old Jerusalem, which will link two settlement outposts to the Jewish side of  Jerusalem. PNN reports that the park will be located on the western slopes of the Mount of […]

08 Feb
9:24

Israeli Soldiers Abduct Eighteen Palestinians In The West Bank

Israeli soldiers invaded, overnight until morning hours Thursday, dozens of Palestinian homes and lands, in several parts of the occupied West Bank, searched and ransacked them, and abducted at least eighteen Palestinians, the Palestinian Prisoners’ Society (PPS) has reported. The Jenin office of the PPS, in northern West Bank, said […]

08 Feb
4:55

Abu Rodeina: “Ongoing Israeli Occupation, The Root Cause Of Violence In The Region”

Responding to statement by U.S. Ambassador David Friedman, the official Palestinian Presidency spokesperson, Nabil Abu Rodeina, said Tuesday that the ongoing illegal Israeli occupation of Palestine is the root cause of all violence in the region, and denounced the American stances that destroy all chances of real peace. Abu Rodeina […]

08 Feb
2:33

Israeli Soldiers Seriously Injure A Child In Jerusalem

Israeli soldiers shot, Wednesday, a Palestinian child with three live rounds in the face, chest and thigh, after the army invaded Kafr ‘Aqab neighborhood, north of occupied East Jerusalem, and attacked dozens of protesters with live ammunition, rubber-coated steel bullets and gas bombs. Medical sources said the child, identified as […]

07 Feb
10:10

Construction of Mixed-gender Prayer Area Begins at Al-Buraq Wall

February 7, 2018 10:10 PM IMEMC News & Agencies Holy sites, Jerusalem, News Report 0

The Israeli government has begun construction of a new place for male and female Jews to pray at Al-Buraq Wall, adjacent to Al-Aqsa Mosque, Israeli media reported on Tuesday, according to Al Ray.   The Israeli move came after years of negotiations between Orthodox and non-Orthodox (Reform) movements that will […]

07 Feb
3:15

Army Demolishes A Home In Jerusalem

February 7, 2018 3:15 PM IMEMC News Israeli attacks, Jerusalem, News Report, West Bank 0

Israeli soldiers demolished, Wednesday, a Palestinian home in Wadi Yasoul neighborhood, in Silwan town, south of the Al-Aqsa Mosque, in occupied Jerusalem. The WAFA Palestinian News Agency said the demolished home was owned by members of an-Na’imi family. The army said the property was built without a construction permit, while […]

07 Feb
2:30

PPS: “Israeli Soldiers Abduct 29 Palestinians In The West Bank”

The Palestinian Prisoners Society (PPS) has reported that Israeli soldiers abducted, overnight until dawn hours, Wednesday, at least 29 Palestinians, including one woman and several children, in various parts of the occupied West Bank. The PPS stated that the soldiers abducted eleven Palestinians, including four children who were kidnapped by […]

05 Feb
11:15

Israeli Soldiers Abduct 21 Palestinians In The West Bank

The Palestinian Detainees’ Committee has reported that Israeli soldiers abducted, Monday, 21 Palestinians, including children, during extensive and violent searches of homes, in several parts of the occupied West Bank. The Committee stated that the soldiers abducted four Palestinians, including two siblings, identified as Fadi and Moneeb Ghneimat, in addition […]

05 Feb
8:20

Israeli Soldiers Abduct Palestinian Minutes After His Release From Prison

Israeli soldiers abducted, Sunday, a young Palestinian man from occupied Jerusalem, minutes after his release from prison. Handala Center for Detainees said the soldiers abducted Mohammad Kamel Oleyyan, who served a prison sentence of three years and four months. It added that Oleyyan was taken prisoner by the soldiers just […]

04 Feb
9:00

Israeli Soldiers Demolish Two Classrooms In Abu Nuwwar Bedouin Community

February 4, 2018 9:00 AM IMEMC News Israeli attacks, Jerusalem, News Report, West Bank 0

Israeli soldiers invaded, Sunday, the Abu Nuwwar Bedouin community, built on Palestinian lands in the al-‘Ezariyya town, southeast of occupied East Jerusalem, and demolished two classrooms. Daoud Jahalin, the representative of Abu Nuwwar, said dozens of soldiers, police officers and representatives of the “Civil Administration Office,” which is run by […]

04 Feb
8:25

Soldiers Abduct Ten Palestinians In Jerusalem

February 4, 2018 8:25 AM IMEMC News Israeli attacks, Jerusalem, News Report, West Bank 0

Israeli soldiers abducted, on Sunday at dawn, ten Palestinians, in Hizma and Abu Dis towns, in occupied East Jerusalem, during extensive and violent military searches of homes. The Palestinian Prisoners Society (PPS) has reported that dozens of soldiers invaded Abu Dis town, southeast of Jerusalem, and abducted Yazan Dandan, Mohammad […]

02 Feb
1:04

Israeli Soldiers Injure Twenty Palestinians In Jerusalem

February 2, 2018 1:04 PM IMEMC News Israeli attacks, Jerusalem, News Report, West Bank 0

Israeli soldiers injured, Friday, at least twenty Palestinians in the al-‘Isawiya village, in occupied East Jerusalem. Media sources in Jerusalem said the soldiers assaulted dozens of nonviolent protesters, who marched following Friday prayers at the local mosque, protesting the Israeli violations, and the illegal U.S. recognition of occupied Jerusalem as […]

01 Feb
12:26

Press Release: Teenaged Palestinian Girl, Born and Raised in the West Bank, is Illegally Deported to the Gaza Strip

By HaMoked: Center for the Defence of the Individual: For Immediate Release: HaMoked has written urgently to the Israeli military to return a 14 year-old girl who was illegally deported to the Gaza Strip. Ghada (her last name is withheld) was born in 2003 in the city of Ramallah in […]

01 Feb
8:53

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

The Palestinian Prisoners’ Society (PPS) has confirmed that Israeli soldiers abducted, on Thursday at dawn, sixteen Palestinians, after invading and ransacking their homes, in several parts of the occupied West Bank. The Qalqilia office of the PPS, in northern West Bank, said dozens of soldiers invaded and violently searched homes […]

31 Jan
9:45

Army Abducts A Mother And Her Child In Jerusalem

January 31, 2018 9:45 AM IMEMC News Israeli attacks, Jerusalem, News Report, West Bank 0

Israeli soldiers invaded, on Wednesday at dawn, the town of Qotna, northwest of occupied East Jerusalem, and abducted a mother and her child, from their home. Media sources in Jerusalem said the soldiers abducted Raseela Shamasna, and her daughter, only fourteen years of age, and took them to an interrogation […]

30 Jan
11:53

Israeli Soldiers Abduct Fifty-Four Palestinians In The West Bank

Israeli soldiers abducted, on Tuesday at dawn, fifty-four Palestinians from several parts of the occupied West Bank, including 33 in Jerusalem, after invading their homes and violently searching them, the Palestinian Prisoners’ Society (PPS) has reported. In occupied Jerusalem, the soldiers abducted 33 Palestinians, including several children, during extensive and […]

29 Jan
10:20

Archbishop Hanna says Conspiracies against Jerusalem Will Fail

Archbishop of the Greek Orthodox Patriarchate in Jerusalem has said that all conspiracies against Jerusalem will fail, stressing that US policy regarding the eMiddle East is “ugly.” “The history, heritage, identity, holy sites and endowments of Jerusalem are targeted,” said Archbishop Atalla Hanna. He added that there is a plan […]

28 Jan
7:14

Settlers Continue to Storm Al-Aqsa Courtyards

Israeli settlers, on Sunday morning, again stormed the courtyards of Al-Aqsa Mosque in East Jerusalem, amid heavy security procedures. Jerusalemite sources said, according to Al Ray, that 19 settlers stormed the mosque via the Mughrabi gate and carried out provocative and suspicious tours in the courtyards. Colonial settlers regularly storm […]

28 Jan
10:41

Army Abducts Three Palestinians, Injure A Child, In Jerusalem

January 28, 2018 10:41 AM IMEMC News Israeli attacks, Jerusalem, News Report, West Bank 0

Israeli soldiers abducted, on Sunday at dawn, three Palestinians and injured a child, during extensive and violent searches of homes, in the town of al-‘Isawiya, in occupied East Jerusalem, after the army isolated it since Saturday evening. Media sources in Jerusalem said the soldiers surrounded and isolated the town, on […]

26 Jan
9:51

Extremist Settlers Torch Palestinian Cars, Graffiti Walls with Racist Slogans in Jerusalem

Jewish Israeli settlers, overnight, spray-painted anti-Palestinian graffiti on walls and torched a Palestinian-owned vehicle after raiding the East Jerusalem neighborhood of Beit Safafa. Settlers reportedly spray-painted “Death to the Arabs” and “Price Tag” in Hebrew, before setting a vehicle on fire, according to the PNN. “Price tag” refers to an underground […]

25 Jan
8:23

Israeli Soldiers Abduct Two Palestinians

Israeli soldiers abducted, on Thursday afternoon, two in two separate areas near Jerusalem, and took them to interrogation centers. The Palestinian Prisoners’ Society (PPS) said the soldiers abducted Ahmad Mohammad al-‘Allami, 24, from Beit Ummar town, north of the southern West Bank city of Hebron. The Palestinian was abducted at […]

23 Jan
6:01

Soldiers Abduct Six Children And A Young Man In Jerusalem

January 23, 2018 6:01 PM IMEMC News Israeli attacks, Jerusalem, News Report, West Bank 0

Israeli soldiers abducted, on Tuesday at dawn, six Palestinian children, and a young man, from their homes, in occupied East Jerusalem, and moved them to interrogation centers in the city. Lawyer Mohammad Mahmoud of Wadi Hilweh Information Center in Silwan (Silwanic), said the soldiers invaded and searched many homes in […]

Amena Khan (from official Amena Khan Instagram)
23 Jan
1:01

Model fired from L’Oreal Campaign for Tweets from 3 Years Ago in Support of Palestine

Amena Khan, a model who has worked for L’Oreal since 2016, was fired Monday from an ad campaign after images of her wearing a hijab took off on social media. After the campaign went viral, the right-wing U.S. blog site ‘Breitbart’ claimed to have uncovered tweets that Khan had made […]

General strike (image by Quds News)
23 Jan
12:56

Palestinians in Jerusalem and West Bank join Gaza in General Strike to protest Pence

As U.S. Vice President and Christian Zionist Mike Pence visited Jerusalem Tuesday, Palestinian stores and businesses across the city and across the West Bank were shuttered to protest the Vice President’s visit. They joined a general strike that began a day earlier in the Gaza Strip to bring attention to […]

22 Jan
10:02

Israeli Soldiers Abduct Ten Palestinians, Including A Legislator, In The West Bank

Updated: The Palestinian Prisoners’ Society (PPS) has reported that Israeli soldiers abducted, on Monday at dawn, ten Palestinians, including a legislator, from their homes in several parts of the occupied West Bank, including Jerusalem. In Ramallah, in central West Bank, the soldiers searched homes in Kafr Malek and Kharbatha al-Misbah […]

21 Jan
11:14

Israeli Siege On Hizma Continues

The Israeli siege on Hizma town, northeast of occupied Jerusalem, continued for the third consecutive day, after the soldiers installed military roadblock, and placed concrete blocks on the town’s entrances. Media sources in Jerusalem said the soldiers are carrying out constant invasions, and violent searches of homes and property in […]

21 Jan
10:10

Soldiers Abduct A Guard Of Al-Aqsa Mosque In Occupied Jerusalem

January 21, 2018 10:10 AM IMEMC News Israeli attacks, Jerusalem, News Report, West Bank 0

Dozens of soldiers accompanied a group of extremist Israeli colonists into the courtyards of the Al-Aqsa Mosque, in occupied East Jerusalem, Sunday, and conducted provocative tours, before abducting a guard of the holy site. The Islamic Waqf and Endowment Department in Jerusalem said the soldiers abducted Khalil Tarhouni, from the […]

21 Jan
6:53

Army Injures Seven Palestinians, Abducts One, In Jerusalem

January 21, 2018 6:53 AM IMEMC News Israeli attacks, Jerusalem, News Report, West Bank 0

Israeli soldiers attacked, Saturday, dozens of Palestinian nonviolent protesters in Salaheddin Street, in occupied East Jerusalem, and fired many gas bombs and concussion grenades at them, wounding seven, and abducted one. The Wadi Hilweh Information Center in Silwan (Silwanic) has reported that the soldiers assaulted nonviolent protesters, holding ongoing protests […]

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, […]