Category Archives: Topics

24 Jun
3:36

Israeli Soldiers Injure A Teen In Kufur Qaddoum

Israeli soldiers attacked, Friday, the weekly procession in Kufur Qaddoum town, east of the northern West Bank city of Qalqilia, and moderately injured a teenage boy with a rubber-coated steel bullet. The army also fired dozens of gas bombs and concussion grenades, and invaded many homes. Morad Eshteiwy, the media […]

24 Jun
3:10

Army Attacks The Weekly Procession In Ni’lin

Israeli soldiers attacked, Friday, the weekly nonviolent protest against the Annexation Wall and colonies, in Ni’lin village, west of Ramallah, in central West Bank. The procession was held by many Palestinians, accompanied by Israeli and international peace activists, who marched from the center of the village, carrying Palestinian flags, and […]

23 Jun
7:22

Largest Israeli Public Transportation Company Loses Netherlands Contract Worth 190 Million Euros Following Campaign by BDS Activists for Palestinian Rights

Last month, Egged Bus Systems (EBS), a subsidiary of Egged Israel Transport Cooperative Society, Israel’s largest public transportation operator, lost a bid for a decade-long contract to run public transportation in the North-Holland region of the Netherlands, which includes the country’s capital, Amsterdam. This contract was valued at 19.1 million […]

23 Jun
7:06

Lieberman: No Return to Israel for Palestinian Refugees

During a speech at Israel’s Herzliya conference, aimed at discussing the country’s national policies, ultraright Israeli Defense Minister Avigdor Lieberman rejected the possibility of Palestinian refugees from historic Palestine, which Israel was built on, being able to return to their lands within the 1967 borders, a right that is upheld […]

23 Jun
1:03

Israeli Soldiers Abduct Three Palestinians From Jenin

Israeli soldiers abducted, earlier on Friday morning, three young Palestinian men, including two siblings, from Sabah el-Kheir area, in the northern West Bank city of Jenin. The Jenin office of the Palestinian Prisoners’ Society (PPS) said the soldiers searched a few homes, interrogated many Palestinians, and abducted three. The PPS […]

23 Jun
12:42

Soldiers Abduct A Palestinian From Jenin

Israeli soldiers abducted, late on Thursday at night, a Palestinian from the al-Jalama village, northeast of the northern West Bank city of Jenin. The Jenin office of the Palestinian Prisoners’ Society (PPS) said the soldiers abducted a young man, identified as Tareq Sha’ban, after stopping him at the Za’tara military […]

23 Jun
11:34

Israeli Soldiers Abduct Two Palestinians In Qalqilia

Israeli soldiers abducted, on Friday at dawn, two Palestinian men from their homes in Qalqilia city, in the northern part of the occupied West Bank. The soldiers also summoned a Palestinian, from Bethlehem, for interrogation. Media sources in Qalqilia said many army jeeps invaded the city, before soldiers searched homes, […]

22 Jun
10:51

Rafah Crossing Still Closed after 100 Days

Rafah Crossing, the main artery for Palestinians in Gaza to travel out of the Strip, has been closed for 103 consecutive days, with no indication that it will reopen soon, Quds Press reported yesterday. The crossing’s gates were last opened on 9 March when a few thousand people travelled through […]

22 Jun
1:00

Israeli Soldiers Abduct Four Palestinians In The West Bank

Israeli soldiers abducted, Thursday, four young Palestinian men in various parts of the occupied West Bank, the Palestinian Prisoners’ Society (PPS) has reported. The Jenin office of the PPS, in the northern part of the West Bank, said the soldiers abducted Amjad Jamal Milhem, 22, after stopping him at a […]

22 Jun
12:10

Israeli Soldiers Invade And Uproot Palestinian Lands In Northern Gaza

Israeli soldiers invaded, On Thursday morning, Palestinian agricultural lands, close to the border fence, east of Jabalia, in the northern part of the Gaza Strip, uprooted several sections, and fired many rounds of live ammunition. Media sources said four D9 bulldozers, and three tanks, advanced at least 150 meters into […]

22 Jun
11:49

Israeli Soldiers Abduct A Palestinian Near Hebron

June 22, 2017 11:49 AM IMEMC News Hebron, Israeli attacks, News Report, West Bank 0

Israeli soldiers abducted, on Thursday at dawn, a former political prisoner from his home, in Doura town, south of Hebron, in the southern part of the occupied West Bank. Several military jeeps invaded Kharsa area, in Doura, broke into and violently searched many homes, and abducted Anas Ibrahim Shadeed, 30. […]

22 Jun
8:49

Army Injures 29 Palestinians Near Jerusalem, Abduct One Near Jenin

Israeli soldiers invaded, on Wednesday at night, Abu Dis town, east of occupied East Jerusalem, and clashed with local youths, wounding three with rubber-coated steel bullets, and causing twenty-six others to suffer the severe effects of teargas inhalation. The soldiers also abducted one Palestinian near Jenin. The Palestinian Red Crescent […]

21 Jun
8:57

Space to Play: Summer in Jenin Refugee Camp

Maiysa Zawaydeh, 15, draws in her sketchbook beneath a portrait of her grandfather in her family home in Jenin refugee camp, West Bank, May 11, 2017. (Photo: DCIP / Ahmad Al-Bazz) As summer begins in Jenin refugee camp, 15-year-old Maiysa Zawaydeh is wary of the coming months. “Unfortunately, there is no safe […]

21 Jun
8:52

Israel Secretly Aids Anti-Assad Forces in Syria Proxy War (VIDEO)

Beirut-based journalist Nour Samaha has uncovered extensive Israeli government support of anti-Assad forces in southern Syria. TRNN transcript: AARON MATÉ: It’s The Real News. I’m Aaron MatĂ©. Of all the foreign countries involved in the Syrian proxy war, one that does not get much attention is Israel. We’ve known for […]

21 Jun
8:36

Gaza: Electricity Supply Cut for 3rd Day as Egypt Provides Fuel

Israeli authorities implemented a third round of electricity supply cuts to the Gaza Strip on Wednesday — honoring a request from the Palestinian Authority (PA), which announced, last month, that it would drastically reduce its payments to fund the Hamas-run territory’s electricity bill — as the Egypt government started to […]

21 Jun
8:12

Palestinian Detainee Subject to Medical Neglect, Suffering from Kidney Failure

The lawyer for the Palestinian Prisoners Society visited detainee Mohammed Bsharat, aged 32, from Tammoun town, in the northern occupied West Bank. The lawyer said, quoting Bsharat, that the doctors informed him that he suffers from kidney failure, and needs to have dialysis three times a week. Bsharat added, according […]

21 Jun
8:02

Report: Settlement Expansion Unprecedented amidst International Failure to End It

~ Madeeha Araj/ nbprs/pnn Since the beginning of the year, the West Bank, and especially East Jerusalem, is witnessing an acceleration of settlement construction, the largest in 25 years. Minister of Defense in Israel, Avigdor Lieberman, said that permits for building settlements in the West Bank, during the first half of […]

21 Jun
7:05

(VIDEO) Palestine’s Youngest Documentary Filmmaker, Rawan Abu Assad

Rawan Abu Assad is the youngest documentary filmmaker in the Gaza Strip. The 23-year-old woman discusses her dreams, her work and what the occupation is to her, as well as how it has impacted her life. According to the PNN, Rawan says that the occupation has stolen her rights and […]

21 Jun
12:16

In Preparation For New Illegal Colony, Israeli Soldiers Bulldoze Palestinian lands In Nablus

June 21, 2017 12:16 PM IMEMC News Israeli attacks, Nablus, News Report, West Bank 0

Israeli soldiers invaded, Wednesday, Palestinian agricultural lands, especially olive orchards, belonging to the villagers of Jaloud, south of the northern West Bank governorate of Nablus, in preparation for building a new illegal colony. Several military jeeps and nine bulldozers invaded the lands, and started uprooting them, to prepare for the […]

21 Jun
11:41

Israeli Soldiers Abduct Four Palestinians In Hebron And Salfit

Israeli soldiers invaded, on Wednesday at dawn, the West Bank governorates of Hebron and Salfit, searched many homes and abducted four Palestinians. Many military vehicles invaded Beit Ummar town, north of Hebron, especially the areas of ath-Thaher and the Industrial Zone, searched and ransacked several homes, interrogated many residents while […]

21 Jun
11:18

Army Abducts A Palestinian From Bethlehem

Israeli soldiers abducted, on Wednesday at dawn, a Palestinian man from al-‘Obeydiyya town, east of Bethlehem, and summoned another Palestinian from Hindaza area, in the eastern part of Bethlehem city. Several army vehicles invaded the al-‘Obeydiyya town, searched homes and abducted Ayyoub Abu al-‘Asa, 33. The soldiers also invaded Hindaza […]

21 Jun
10:35

Israeli Soldiers Abduct A Palestinian In Jerusalem

Israeli soldiers abducted, on Wednesday at dawn, a young Palestinian man from the al-‘Eesawiyya town, in occupied  East Jerusalem, reportedly for transporting the three Palestinians who were killed after stabbing and killing an Israeli soldier, on Friday June 16th. The army said the Palestinian is suspected of transporting the three […]

21 Jun
9:31

Israeli Soldiers Abduct Two Palestinians From Jenin

Israeli soldiers abducted, on Tuesday evening, two Palestinians from the northern West Bank governorate of Jenin; one of them was taken prisoner from his work in occupied Jerusalem, and the second was heading to work, trying to cross Barta’a military roadblock. Media sources in Jenin said the soldiers abducted Khader […]

21 Jun
2:32

Israeli Soldiers Kill A Palestinian Near Jerusalem

Israeli soldiers shot and killed, on Tuesday evening, a young Palestinian man near Jaba’ military roadblock, northeast of occupied East Jerusalem, after he reportedly attempted to stab them. The soldiers abducted the father of the slain Palestinian and took him to an interrogation facility in Ma’ale Adumim colony. The Palestinian […]

20 Jun
9:08

BNC Welcomes Call by Christian Organizations Urging the World Council of Churches to Support the BDS Movement for Palestinian Human Rights

(Photo Credit: Ryan Rodrick Beiler)   June 20, 2017 ~ Palestinian Boycott, Divestment and Sanctions National Committee (BNC), Christian Palestinians The Palestinian National Committee for Boycot, Divestment and Sanctions (BNC) has warmly welcomed a historic open letter by the National Coalition of Christian Organizations in Palestine (NCCOP) urging the World Council of […]

20 Jun
8:50

Total Collapse in Gaza due to Electricity Crisis

Days of Palestine reports that the reduction of power to the Gaza Strip has caused a “total collapse” in all the service sectors across the tiny coastal enclave, which has been under strict Israeli siege for 11 years. The Gaza Strip is home to some two million people, more than […]

20 Jun
8:29

UNRWA: Devastating Psychological Effects for 2014 War Victims

In a statement issued over the weekend, UNRWA Commissioner-General Pierre KrahenbĂŒhl marked 50 years of occupation of the Palestinian territory – the West Bank, including East Jerusalem, and Gaza – and called on the international community to take action. The statement said that the 2014 conflict had a devastating psychosocial […]

20 Jun
8:03

Report: Israel Expands Surveillance Network in the West Bank

Over the past year, the Israeli army has accelerated its programme to install a comprehensive network of surveillance cameras and “other monitoring devices” across the West Bank, Haaretz reported yesterday. The paper said that the plan aims to monitor the movement of Palestinians 24 hours a day, and to assist […]

20 Jun
7:26

PCHR 2016 Annual Report

The Palestinian Centre for Human Rights (PCHR) has published its annual report for the year of 2016. A fully detailed PDF version of the report can be downloaded by clicking here. The Centre is an independent Palestinian human rights organization (registered as a non-profit Ltd. Company) based in Gaza City. […]

20 Jun
6:51

PCHR Report On Israeli Human Rights Violations in the Occupied Palestinian Territory (08 – 14 June 2017)

Israeli forces continued with systematic crimes in the occupied Palestinian territory (oPt) for the week of 08 – 14 June, 2017. Israeli forces killed a Palestinian civilian in the Gaza Strip, in new crime of excessive use of force. 21 Palestinian civilians, including 2 children, were wounded during peaceful demonstrations […]

20 Jun
10:46

Israeli Soldiers Abduct Two Palestinians In Jenin And Bethlehem

Israeli soldiers abducted, on Tuesday at dawn, two young Palestinian men in the northern West Bank governorate of Jenin, and Bethlehem governorate, south of occupied East Jerusalem. Media sources in Jenin said many army vehicles invaded Kufur Ra’ey town, south of Jenin, searched homes and abducted Mustafa Jamil Milhem, 22, […]

20 Jun
10:18

Israeli Soldiers Abduct Three Palestinians In Hebron

June 20, 2017 10:18 AM IMEMC News Hebron, Israeli attacks, News Report, West Bank 0

Israeli soldiers abducted, on Tuesday at dawn, three young Palestinian men from the southern West Bank governorate of Hebron, and invaded many neighborhoods in the city, and nearby towns, in addition to installing military roadblocks. The Hebron office of the Palestinian Prisoners’ Society (PPS) said the soldiers abducted Mahmoud Amer […]

19 Jun
2:26

Israeli Soldiers Abduct Nineteen Palestinians In The West Bank

Israeli soldiers abducted, on Monday at dawn, nineteen Palestinians, including a blind man, in addition to a father and his two sons, in different parts of the occupied West Bank, during extensive and violent searches of homes. The Palestinian Prisoners’ Society (PPS) has reported that the soldiers invaded several areas […]

19 Jun
2:00

Life under Siege: Indiscriminate killing of farmers

“Our life has turned upside down since my mother’s death. With her passing, we lost the backbone of the house.” Hani Salem Elomor is a married father of 3 children and resident of El Elfokhari neighborhood, Khan Younis, whose mother Zeina was killed by the Israeli occupation forces in 2016 […]

19 Jun
12:29

Army Abducts Two Palestinians In Jerusalem

Israeli soldiers abducted, Monday, two young Palestinian men, including one who was taken prisoner from the Al-Aqsa Mosque compound, in occupied East Jerusalem. Many army vehicles invaded Shu’fat refugee camp, north of Jerusalem, searched homes and abducted a young man, identified as Daoud al-‘Amour. The soldiers also ambushed a Palestinian […]

19 Jun
11:39

Israeli Soldiers Invade Palestinian Lands In Gaza

Several Israeli military vehicles invaded, Monday, Palestinian agricultural lands, in the southern and northern parts of the Gaza strip, and fired many live rounds while bulldozing the lands, close to the border fence. Media sources said four armored bulldozers and three tanks, stationed in Sofa military base, across the border […]

19 Jun
11:20

Israeli Soldiers Abduct Two Palestinians In Qalqilia And Jenin

Israeli soldiers invaded, on Monday at dawn, the village of Sneeria, east of the northern West Bank city of Bethlehem, and abducted a young man. The soldiers also abducted one Palestinian at a military roadblock near Jenin. Media sources said several army vehicles invaded many neighborhoods before breaking into dozens […]

19 Jun
10:51

Including Father And His Two Sons, Israeli Soldiers Abduct Seven Palestinians In Bethlehem

Israeli soldiers invaded, on Monday at dawn, the West Bank governorate of Bethlehem, broke into and searched homes, and abducted seven Palestinians, including a father and two of his sons, the Bethlehem office of the Palestinian Prisoners’ Society (PPS) has reported. The PPS said the soldiers invaded Bethlehem city, before […]

18 Jun
3:44

Following Stabbing and Shooting Attack in Occupied Jerusalem, Israeli Forces Impose Collective Punishment Measures Against the City and Deir Abu Mash’al Village

Following a stabbing and shooting attack in occupied East Jerusalem on Friday, 16 June 2017, that resulted in the killing of three Palestinian youngsters and an Israeli female soldier, the Israeli forces imposed additional collective punishment measures against the Palestinian civilians in occupied Jerusalem and later in Deir Abu Mash’al […]

18 Jun
1:20

Israeli Invasions Into Al-Aqsa Mosque Continue, Resulting In Injuries And Abductions

Israeli soldiers, including undercover officers and groups of colonialist settlers, continued their invasions and provocative tours into the courtyards of the Al-Aqsa Mosque, in occupied East Jerusalem, while the soldiers also attacked and injured many worshipers. The invasions took place after the soldiers opened the al-Magharba Gate, allowing large groups […]

18 Jun
12:51

Israeli Soldiers Abduct Twelve Palestinians In The West Bank

Israeli soldiers abducted, on Sunday at dawn, twelve Palestinians, including the wife of a political prisoner, from their homes in various parts of the occupied West Bank, the Palestinian Prisoners’ Society has reported. The PPS said the soldiers abducted at least six Palestinians, mainly children, from their homes in occupied […]

18 Jun
11:11

Undercover Israeli Officers Invade Al-Aqsa Mosque, Smash Its Doors And Attack Worshipers

Undercover Israeli officers invaded, on Sunday morning, the Al-Qibli Mosque, of the Al-Aqsa Mosque Compound, and smashed its doors, before invading it, and clashed with many local youngsters. The undercover officers invaded the mosque while Israeli soldiers and officers occupied its rooftop, while many Palestinians were detained and interrogated in […]

18 Jun
10:51

Army Abducts A Palestinian In Bethlehem, Navy Attacks Fishing Boats In Gaza

Several Israeli military vehicles invaded, Sunday, Wadi Shahin area, in the heart of Bethlehem city, in the occupied West Bank, and abducted a young man. In the Gaza Strip, the Israeli navy opened fire on Palestinian fishing boats, in northern and central Gaza Strip. The Bethlehem office of the Palestinian […]

18 Jun
10:06

Israeli Soldiers Injure Two Young Men, Abduct A Woman, Near Ramallah

Israeli soldiers invaded, on Sunday at dawn, Deir Abu Mashal village, northwest of Ramallah in central West Bank, shot and injured two young men, and abducted the wife of a Palestinian political prisoner. The soldiers clashed with many local youngsters, who hurled stones at the invading military vehicles, while the […]

17 Jun
10:48

Israeli Soldiers Abduct Three Palestinians In Hebron

June 17, 2017 10:48 AM IMEMC News Hebron, Israeli attacks, News Report, West Bank 0

Israeli soldiers invaded, on Saturday at dawn, the town of Ethna, west of Hebron in the southern part of the occupied West Bank, searched homes and abducted three young Palestinian men. Media sources in Hebron said the soldiers stormed and ransacked many homes, before abducting Moath Ahmad Farajallah, 22, his […]

17 Jun
10:26

Army Injures Three Palestinians Near Ramallah

Israeli soldiers invaded, late on Friday at night, Deir Abu Mashal village, west of Ramallah, after besieging it for several hours, leading to clashes with local youngsters, before shooting three Palestinians with live rounds, and causing many to suffer the effects of teargas inhalation. Update: The soldiers broke into, and […]

17 Jun
9:41

Many Injured As Israeli Soldiers Attack Weekly Protest In Kufur Qaddoum

Israeli soldiers attacked, Friday, the weekly nonviolent protest against the Annexation Wall and Colonies, in Kufur Qaddoum, east of Qalqilia, in the northern part of the occupied West Bank, causing at least ten to suffer the severe effects of tear gas inhalation. Morad Eshteiwy, the media coordinator of the Popular […]

17 Jun
8:44

Israeli Soldiers Attack Weekly Protest In Ni’lin, Abduct One Palestinian

Israeli soldiers attacked, Friday, many Palestinian, Israeli and international peace activists, holding the weekly nonviolent protest against the Annexation Wall and colonies, in Ni’lin village, west of the central West Bank city of Ramallah, and abducted one Palestinian. Mohammad Amira, a member of the Popular Committee against the Wall and […]

17 Jun
7:02

PA Blocks 11 Websites in West Bank

At least 11 Palestinian news websites — all allegedly affiliated with either the Hamas movement or Muhammad Dahlan, political rival of Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas — have been blocked in the occupied West Bank, with top-level officials from the Palestinian Authority (PA) insisting that the sites were not shut down […]

17 Jun
6:47

Ashrawi Condemns Call by Netanyahu to Close UNRWA

PLO Executive Committee Member Dr. Hanan Ashrawi strongly condemned a recent demand, by Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu, to shut down the United Nations Relief and Works Agency for Palestine Refugees in the Near East (UNRWA). “Netanyahu’s call to disband UNRWA is the epitome of arrogance, particularly since Israel itself […]

17 Jun
6:43

Jericho School Served with Demolition Notice

Israeli forces have issued a new demolition notice to Mahmood Al-Jarmi, the head teacher of a Bedouin school near the city of Jericho, north of the West Bank, which is attended by children from various Bedouin communities located in Area C. The Israeli army has previously threatened to demolish the […]

17 Jun
6:38

Netanyahu Not Welcome to Greece: KOE

nsnbc : A number of left-wing, anti-war and anti-imperialist organizations, including the Communist Organization of Greece, have responded to the call of the Popular Front for the Liberation of Palestine to protest the visit of Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu and demanded his expulsion from Greece. Demonstrations are scheduled in […]

17 Jun
6:27

Nabil Maarouf (pt2): How Can 50 Years of Israeli Occupation be Brought to an End?

Nabil Maarouf, Palestine’s Representative in Canada, calls for sanctions, boycotts and criminal prosecutions to being an end to Israel’s system of apartheid. TRNN transcript: Dimitri L.: This is Dimitri Lascaris for the Real News. This is part two of our interview with Nabil Maarouf, the chief of the Delegation, the […]

17 Jun
3:04

Three Palestinians, One Israeli Police Officer, Killed in Jerusalem

Three Palestinians were shot dead, on Friday evening, after stabbing and opening fire on Israeli soldiers, killing one and mildly wounding another, in Sultan Suleiman Street, near Bab al-Amoud (Damascus Gate), in occupied Jerusalem. Israeli daily Haaretz said two Palestinians were shot and killed after attacking Police officers with knives […]

16 Jun
11:53

Israeli Soldiers Injure Two Palestinians Near Bethlehem

Israeli soldiers injured, on Friday morning, two young Palestinian man from Beit Ummar town, north of Hebron, after chasing them and firing gas bombs at them, in Wad Abu al-Hummus area, east of Bethlehem. Eyewitnesses said the soldiers chased many Palestinians while trying to enter occupied Jerusalem for Friday prayers […]

16 Jun
11:43

Israeli Soldiers Abduct A Child And A Young Man, In Jerusalem

Israeli soldiers invaded, on Friday at dawn, Silwan and the al-‘Eesawiyya towns, in occupied East Jerusalem, and abducted a child and a young man. The soldiers invaded and violently searched a home in Silwan, south of the Al-Aqsa Mosque, and abducted Amir Jawad Jaber, 14, before taking him to an […]

16 Jun
9:11

Israeli Soldiers Abduct Two Palestinians in Hebron

Israeli soldiers abducted, on Thursday evening, two young Palestinian men, in Beit Ummar town, north of Hebron, in the southern part of the occupied West Bank. The soldiers invaded a fuel station, on the main Hebron-Jerusalem road, and abducted two workers, identified as Jihad Hisham Abu Hashem, 26, and Tareq […]

16 Jun
5:14

Empire Files Rewind: Anti-Black Racism Reveals Israel’s White Supremacy

Published on Mar 31, 2017 While the Israeli state espouses multiculturalism and diversity, it oppresses not just the Palestinian population, but also any black person within its borders. From warehousing African asylum seekers in giant prison camps, to criminalizing and carrying out eugenics programs against its Ethiopian Jewish citizens, Israel’s […]

16 Jun
5:06

Child Injured during Raid by PA Security Forces near Nablus

Mohammad Hashash, 15, was injured by shrapnel from an unknown source during a Palestinian security forces raid on Balata refugee camp on June 4. (Photo: courtesy of Hashash family)  Mohammad Samir Hashash, 15, suffered a head injury on June 4 during clashes between Palestinian security forces and armed residents of […]

16 Jun
4:55

Canada’s Complicity in Fifty Years of Israeli Occupation

Nabil Maarouf, Palestine’s Representative in Canada, discusses the Trudeau Government’s continuation of Stephen Harper’s extreme pro-Israel policies. TRNN transcript: Dimitri L.: This is Dimitri Lascaris, reporting from Parliament Hill in Canada’s capital, Ottawa, Ontario. 50 years ago this month, Israel waged the Six-Day War against three of its neighboring Arab […]

16 Jun
4:42

PA Cuts Gaza Medical Supplies by 90%

The Palestinian Authority (PA) has slashed medical supplies to the Gaza Strip; along with reduction of power supplies, Gaza’s medical services are at stake, Days of Palestine reports. The Palestinian Health Ministry in Gaza said: “One-third of essential medicines and more than 270 medical equipment items for operating rooms and […]

16 Jun
4:30

Ministry of Health Warns of Heart Catheter Shutdown in Gaza

The head of cardiac catheterization at Al-Shifa Medical Compound, Mohammad Habib, warned that the cardiac catheter service will be stopped in the coming weeks, if the basic items are not supplied, confirming that the department uses only sterile tools. Habib said, according to Al Ray Palestinian Media Agency, that many […]

16 Jun
4:13

Ashrawi Criticizes Attempts to Expel UN Assistant Secretary General by Israel

PLO Executive Committee Member Dr. Hanan Ashrawi, on Thursday, criticized Israeli efforts to expel Deputy Special Coordinator for the Middle East Peace Process and the Humanitarian Coordinator for OPT, Robert Piper. In response to media inquiries regarding the topic, Ashrawi said “Israel insists on escalating its language of threat and […]

16 Jun
3:58

Gaza Power Crisis: Immediate Action Needed says UN Expert

The humanitarian situation in Gaza is deteriorating to unprecedented levels as new reductions in the already extremely limited power supply have been announced, a United Nations expert has warned. Michael Lynk, Special Rapporteur on the human rights situation in the Palestinian territories occupied since 1967, said the situation was “extremely […]

15 Jun
10:44

Israeli Soldiers Abduct Nine Palestinians In Hebron, Bethlehem, Nablus And Qalqilia

Updated: Israeli soldiers invaded, on Thursday at dawn, many Palestinian homes in the West Bank governorates of Hebron, Bethlehem, Nablus and Qalqilia, and abducted nine Palestinians, the Palestinian Prisoners’ Society (PPPS) has reported. The Hebron office of the PPS, in the southern part of the occupied West Bank, said the […]

14 Jun
12:14

Israel Demolishes Al-Araqeeb Village For The 114th Time

June 14, 2017 12:14 PM IMEMC News Israeli attacks, Negev, News Report 0

Israeli soldiers and police officers demolished, Wednesday, the at-Araqeeb village in the Negev, and demolished dozens of residential sheds and tens, for the 114th consecutive time. Locals in the village said the invasion was carried out by the police, and employees of ‘Israel Land Authority,” before the bulldozers demolished the […]

14 Jun
11:22

Israeli Soldiers And Navy Open Fire On Gaza Farmers And Fishermen In Gaza

Israeli soldiers and navy opened fire, on Wednesday morning, targeting a few fishing boats in Palestinian territorial waters, and against farmers, in the northern and southern parts of the Gaza Strip. Eyewitnesses said the soldiers, stationed on military towers, across the border fence east of Khan Younis, in the southern […]

14 Jun
11:22

Updated: Israeli Soldiers Abduct Two Palestinians In Jenin, One In Qalqilia

June 14, 2017 11:22 AM IMEMC News Israeli attacks, Jenin, News Report, West Bank 0

Israeli soldiers invaded, on Wednesday at dawn, Jaba’ town and Msalya village, south of the northern West Bank city of Jenin, searched homes and abducted two Palestinians. The army also abducted one Palestinian in Qalqilia. The Jenin office of the Palestinian Prisoners’ Society (PPS) said the soldiers abducted Mos’ab Mohammad […]

14 Jun
10:36

Israeli Soldiers Injure Four Palestinians, Abduct Three, In Bethlehem

Israeli soldiers invaded, on Wednesday at dawn, the Deheishe refugee camp, south of Bethlehem in the occupied West Bank, before shooting four Palestinians and abducting two others, in addition to abducting one Palestinian in Husan town, west of Bethlehem. The invasion into the Deheishe refugee camp was carried out by […]

13 Jun
9:10

Israeli Soldiers Abduct Eight Palestinians In The West Bank

Israeli soldiers abducted, Tuesday, at least eight Palestinians, including a woman and two siblings, in different parts of the occupied West Bank, the Palestinian Prisoners’ Society (PPS) has reported. The Hebron office of the PPS, in the southern part of the West Bank, said the soldiers abducted Manal Mahmoud Abu […]

13 Jun
8:09

Israel Cuts Gaza Electricity to 2 Hours a Day

The Israeli Security Cabinet approved, Sunday, a 35 per cent reduction of the electricity supply to Gaza Strip. Gaza residents have electricity for less than six hours a day, now, due to the 10-year-old Israeli-Egyptian and internationally-backed siege. After this reduction, each household will have less than two hours  of […]

13 Jun
7:52

Birzeit University Ranked Among Top 3% Best Universities

Birzeit University students walking on campus. (Photo courtesy of Birzeit University) Birzeit University (BZU), north of Ramallah, was among the top three percent of the best universities in the world, according to the Quacquarelli Symonds (QS) Rankings, a BZU press release said on Monday. For the first time, Birzeit University […]

13 Jun
7:39

Three Prominent Palestinian Organizers, Journalists Ordered to Further Imprisonment without Charge or Trial

Three prominent Palestinian activists were ordered to additional periods of administrative detention, imprisonment without charge or trial. Palestinian journalist Hasan Safadi, youth organizer Hassan Karajah and leftist community leader Rami Fadayel, all of Ramallah, were ordered to further imprisonment without charge or trial by Israeli military courts. Fadayel, 37, has […]

13 Jun
6:55

PLO Releases Report on Israel’s Transgressions: Silence at the Security Council and Security Cooperation

Christof Lehmann (nsnbc) : The Palestine Liberation Organization (PLO) released a report detailing Israel’s aggression and transgressions in Palestine and against Palestinians from January 1 through May 31, 2017. The report does not show an unprecedented rise in the incidence of killings and other transgressions against fundamental rights; Instead, it provides a […]

12 Jun
2:51

Israeli Soldiers Abduct Fifteen Palestinians In The West Bank

Israeli soldiers abducted, on Monday at dawn, fifteen Palestinians in different parts of the occupied West Bank, the Palestinian Prisoners’ Society (PPS) has reported. The Jerusalem office of the PPS, said the soldiers invaded and ransacked several homes in the occupied city, and abducted five Palestinians identified as Majd Sa’eeda, […]

11 Jun
7:44

Israel Approves Theft of Palestinian Detainees’ Salaries

The Israeli cabinet approved, on Sunday, a bill proposal which aims to deduct the salaries of Palestinian detainees, former and current, from Palestinian Authority deposits. The bill was proposed by Israeli MK Elazar Stern, from Yesh Atid, and signed by the Likud MKs David Bitan and Avi Dichter. After discussing […]

11 Jun
7:34

Al Aqsa Closed by Israeli Authorities

Israeli police shut down, on Sunday, the gates of al-Aqsa Mosque compound in Jerusalem, denying entry and exit of Muslim worshipers to and from the compound. Israeli police claimed, according to WAFA, that the site was shut down after some worshipers at the compound pelted stones at Israeli settlers who […]

11 Jun
7:26

Former Hunger Strikers Suffering Serious Health Crises

Serious health symptoms have appeared on a number of prisoners who joined the recent hunger strike, indicating that a number of prisoners have suffered brain damage and other psychological and neurological problems as a result of pressure and repression practiced against them, which led to a serious deterioration in their […]

11 Jun
7:16

PFLP Demands PA Release Youth Activist Nassar Jaradat and End “Security Cooperation” with Israel

nsnbc : The Popular Front for the Liberation of Palestine (PFLP) demanded that the Palestinian Authority (PA) immediately release Palestinian youth activist Nassar Jaradat and ends the so-called security cooperation with the Israeli occupation. Security services of the Palestinian Authority seized youth activist Nasar Jaradat in Ramallah four days ago. The […]

11 Jun
11:35

Israeli Navy Opens Fire On Palestinian Fishermen And Farmers In Gaza

Israeli navy ships attacked, Sunday, many Palestinian fishing boats, and farmers, in the northern and southern parts of the besieged Gaza Strip, causing damage. Media sources in Gaza said the navy fired dozens of live rounds at the fishing boats, close to the shore in northern Gaza, forcing the fishermen […]

11 Jun
11:14

Israeli Soldiers Abduct Seven Palestinians In Hebron

June 11, 2017 11:14 AM IMEMC News Hebron, Israeli attacks, News Report, West Bank 0

Israeli soldiers abducted, on Sunday at dawn, seven Palestinians from their homes, in various parts of the southern West Bank governorate of Hebron, the Palestinian Prisoners’ Society (PPS) has reported. The PPS stated that several Israeli army jeeps invaded Surif town, west of Hebron, and abducted Khaled Ahmad Ar’ar and […]

11 Jun
8:38

How Have 50 Years of Israeli Occupation of Palestinian Land Changed Israel? (VIDEO)

Denial and lies about the occupation have allowed Israelis to cover up the reality of what the occupation has done to Palestinians, and so the occupation could continue for another 50 years, says Israeli journalist Gideon Levy. Gideon Levy is a prominent Israeli journalist and author of the weekly column […]

11 Jun
8:18

No News on Palestinians Missing since 2014 Gaza War, says Red Cross

The International Committee of the Red Cross (ICRC) has not received any answers from Israel regarding Palestinians who have been missing since the Israeli offensive on the besieged Gaza Strip in 2014, a Gaza-based spokeswoman for the group said, on Saturday. The 51-day offensive in 2014 left more than 2,000 […]

11 Jun
8:01

Human Rights Groups Brief US Congress on Palestinian Children after 50 Years under Occupation

Over 60 attendees, including staff from at least 36 congressional offices, joined human rights advocates on Capitol Hill on Thursday, for a briefing to mark 50 years since the Israeli military occupied the West Bank, including East Jerusalem, and the Gaza Strip. Representatives of Human Rights Watch, Defense for Children […]

11 Jun
7:55

Ashrawi Deems Adoption of UN Resolution a Victory for Palestinian Women

PLO Executive Member Dr. Hanan Ashrawi welcomed the United Nations Economic and Social Council’s (ECOSOC) adoption of a draft resolution entitled, “Situation of and assistance to Palestinian women,” which was recommended by the Commission on the Status of Women in its sixty-first session in March: “On behalf of the Palestinian […]

10 Jun
6:53

Israel Stealing Assistance for Palestinians, says UN

A United Nations’ official has publicly recognized that Israeli occupation authorities are stealing UN assistance heading to Palestinians in the occupied territories, a statement said. Marking 50 years of the Israeli occupation of the Palestinian territories, the UN Coordinator for Humanitarian Aid and Development Activities Robert Piper said: “For humanitarians, […]

10 Jun
6:45

PCHR Weekly Report On Israeli Human Rights Violations in the Occupied Palestinian Territory (01 – 07 June 2017)

Israeli forces continued with systematic crimes in the occupied Palestinian territory (oPt) for the week of 01 – 07 June 2017. In 2 crimes of excessive use of force, Israeli forces killed a girl in the West Bank and another civilian in the Gaza Strip.12 Palestinian civilians, including 2 children, […]

10 Jun
6:28

Major Chilean Universities Heed BDS Call, Cancel Events Sponsored by Israeli Embassy

Students at the University of Chile call for an end to ties with Israeli academic institutions. Student-led BDS campaigns resulted in two major Chilean universities canceling events co-sponsored by the Israeli embassy and featuring Joe Uziel, a director of the Israel Antiquities Authority (IAA). On Monday, Alberto Hurtado University’s Anthropology Department […]

10 Jun
6:17

Settlers Continue to Vandalize Palestinian Property in Jerusalem

Israeli Jewish settlers, Friday overnight, vandalized a number of Palestinian-owned cars in the Beit Safafa neighborhood, south of East Jerusalem. WAFA correspondence reported the settlers slashed the tires of several Palestinian-owned cars and spray-painted racist anti-Arab graffiti on walls in the neighborhood. Settler violence against Palestinians and their property is […]

10 Jun
6:09

Israel Considers Withdrawing from UN Human Rights Council

Israel said that it may withdraw from the UN Human Rights Council, Israel Hayom reported, yesterday. The paper said that Tel Aviv wants the council to abolish two procedures against it, in order for it to remain a member. It explained, according to the PNN, that the first reason is […]

10 Jun
6:02

UNRWA Condemns Construction of Tunnel under Gaza School as Violation of Neutrality

nsnbc : The United Nations Relief and Works Agency in the Gaza Strip, Palestine, condemned in the strongest possible terms, the construction of tunnels underneath UNRWA operated schools as a violation of the agency’s neutrality. In a statement released by UNRWA spokesman Christopher Gunness, the agency stated that on June […]

10 Jun
2:30

Israeli Soldiers Kill One Palestinian, Injure Ten Others, In Gaza

Israeli soldiers killed, Friday, one Palestinian and injured at least ten others, after the army attacked dozens of Palestinian protesters, in Palestinian lands, near the border fence east of Jabalia, in the northern part of the Gaza Strip. Medical sources at the Indonesian Hospital, in nearby Beit Lahia city, said […]

10 Jun
1:48

Israeli Soldiers Attack The Weekly Protest In Kufur Qaddoum

Israeli soldiers attacked, Friday, the weekly protest in Kufur Qaddoum, near the northern West Bank city of Qalqilia, and fired rubber-coated steel bullets and gas bombs. Morad Eshteiwy, the media coordinator of the Popular Committee against the Annexation Wall and Colonies in Kufur Qaddoum, said the soldiers fired many gas […]

09 Jun
5:26

June 8th Marks 50th Anniversary of USS Liberty Incident (VIDEO)

Official statement from  www.usslibertyveterans.org: ON JUNE 8, 1967, while patrolling in international waters in the Eastern Mediterranean Sea, USS Liberty (AGTR-5) was savagely attacked without warning or justification by air and naval forces of the state of Israel.  Of a crew of 294 officers and men (including three civilians), the ship […]

08 Jun
10:45

Israeli Soldiers Abduct Three Children In Jerusalem

Israeli soldiers abducted, Thursday, three Palestinian children in the at-Tour town, in occupied East Jerusalem. Media souses in Jerusalem, said the soldiers chased many Palestinians, reportedly after throwing stones at the military vehicles, and abducted the three children. The abducted children were moved an interrogation center in the city, after […]

08 Jun
10:12

Israeli Bulldozers Uproot Lands Near Jenin

Israeli soldiers, accompanied by army bulldozers, invaded Palestinians lands and uprooted them, overnight, near ‘Arraba town, southwest of the northern West Bank city of Jenin, in northern West Bank. Media sources said the soldiers invaded the evacuated Mabo Dothan military base, near ‘Arraba, and continued bulldozing the lands surrounding it. […]

08 Jun
9:41

Israeli Soldiers Abduct Two Palestinians In Hebron And Bethlehem

Israeli soldiers abducted, on Thursday at dawn, two Palestinians from the West Bank governorates of Hebron and Bethlehem, in the occupied West Bank, during invasions and violent searches of homes. The Hebron office of the Palestinian Prisoners’ Society (PPS) said the soldiers invaded the ath-Thaheriyya town, south of the city, […]

08 Jun
9:08

Israeli Soldiers Abduct Two Palestinians In Jenin And Nablus

Israeli soldiers abducted, on Thursday at dawn, two young Palestinian men, in the northern West Bank governorates of Jenin and Nablus, after the army invaded many homes and searched them, the Palestinian Prisoners’ Society (PPS) has reported. The Jenin office of the PPS said the soldiers abducted Tha’er Osama Mansour, […]

08 Jun
7:10

Army Invades Homes in Hebron, Fires Gas Bombs Wounding Many Palestinians

Israeli soldiers invaded, on Wednesday at night, several Palestinian homes in Hebron city, in the southern part of the occupied West Bank, searched many homes and confiscated cash and checks, in addition to firing gas bombs at homes, causing many residents to suffer the effects of teargas inhalation. Media sources […]

08 Jun
6:51

Qassam Fighter Killed In An Explosion In Rafah

The Al-Qassam Brigades, the armed wing of Hamas movement, has reported on Wednesday at night, that one of its senior leaders was killed in an accidental explosion, and that three fighters were injured. Al-Qassam said Ibrahim Hussein Abu Naja, 51, was killed on Wednesday evening, in what it called “an […]