Category Archives: Israeli attacks

31 Oct
12:34

Israeli Military Claims to Open Investigation into Killing of Palestinian Medic

The Israeli military announced Tuesday that they have opened an investigation into the Israeli sharpshooters who targeted and killed 21-year old Palestinian medic Razan Ashraf al-Najjar during a massacre of civilians protesting at the Gaza-Israel border in May. This is a re-opening of the initial military probe, which claimed that […]

30 Oct
11:46

Army Conducts Extensive Searches of Homes in Tulkarem, Abduct Two Palestinians

October 30, 2018 11:46 AM IMEMC News Israeli attacks, News Report, Tulkarem, West Bank 0

Israeli soldiers surrounded, Tuesday, Shweika area, north of Tulkarem, in the northern part of the occupied West Bank, violently searched and ransacked dozens of homes, and buildings, before abducting two young men. The soldiers abducted Majed Zidan Na’alwa and Omran Hosni Abu Ahmad, from their homes, and took them to […]

30 Oct
10:41

Israeli Soldiers Abduct Sixteen Palestinians in West Bank

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

30 Oct
12:27

Soldiers Uproot 200 Olive Trees, 13 Dunams of Farmland, near Hebron

October 30, 2018 12:27 AM IMEMC News Hebron, Israeli attacks, News Report, West Bank 0

Israeli soldiers invaded, Monday, Palestinian agricultural lands in Khirbat Kharouf area, uprooted 200 olive trees, in addition to uprooting 13 Dunams of farmlands, in Beit Ula town, west of Hebron, in the southern part of the occupied West Bank. Hashem Badarin, the head of the Palestinian Farmers Services Department in […]

30 Oct
12:02

Soldiers Abduct Four Palestinians In Jenin And Hebron

October 30, 2018 12:02 AM IMEMC News Hebron, Israeli attacks, Jenin, News Report, West Bank 0

The Palestinian Prisoners’ Society (PPS) has reported that Israeli soldiers abducted, on Monday afternoon, four Palestinians, including a child, from Jenin and Hebron, in the northern and southern parts of the occupied West Bank. The PPS office in Jenin, said the soldiers abducted Nabil Mohammad Abdul-Jabbar, 31, from Sielet ath-Thaher […]

29 Oct
11:34

Illegal Colonialist Settlers Invade Three Homes In Hebron

A group of illegal Israeli colonialist settlers invaded, Monday, three Palestinian homes in the Old City of Hebron, in the southern part of the West Bank. Local sources in Hebron said the three homes are old and vacant, and added that the Israeli assailants caused damage to their inner walls, […]

29 Oct
10:42

Israeli Soldiers Kill One Palestinian, Injure 80, In Northern Gaza

Israeli soldiers killed, Monday, one Palestinian and injured at least eighty others, including 15 who were shot with live fire, during a the 14th Naval Procession in Beit Lahia, in the northern part of the Gaza Strip. The Health Ministry said the soldiers killed Mohammad Abdul-Hai Abu Abada, 27, from […]

29 Oct
10:04

Israeli Soldiers Abduct Twenty Palestinians In West Bank

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

29 Oct
8:48

After Demolishing Their Homes In Early September, Army Summons Three Palestinians For Interrogation

Israeli soldiers summoned, Sunday, three Palestinians from the al-Walaja town, northwest of Bethlehem, including one woman, for interrogation for “constructions’ violations,” although the military demolished their homes, earlier in September of this year. Local activist Ibrahim Awadallah, said the soldiers invaded Jweiza and Khallet as-Samak areas, and summoned Hanan ar-Razem, […]

29 Oct
7:42

Israeli Soldiers Abduct Three Palestinians, including Two Underage Siblings, Near Bethlehem

October 29, 2018 7:42 AM IMEMC News Bethlehem, Israeli attacks, News Report, West Bank 0

Israeli soldiers abducted, on Monday at dawn, two underage siblings and a young man, in addition to summoning a child for interrogation, in the West Bank governorate of Bethlehem. Several army jeeps abducted Aseel Bassam Abu Aker, 15, and her sister Nisreen, 16, from their home in ‘Aida refugee camp, […]

28 Oct
11:50

Updated: Israeli Army Kills Three Children In Gaza

The Palestinian Health Ministry has confirmed that Israeli soldiers fired a shell, on Sunday evening, at Palestinians, near the perimeter fence area, between Khan Younis and Deir al-Balah, in the Gaza Strip, killing three children. The Palestinian Health Ministry has official identified the three slain children as Khaled Bassam Mahmoud […]

28 Oct
10:36

Israeli Forces Open Fire on Gaza Farmers

Israeli occupation forces, on Sunday morning, opened fire at Palestinian farmers in the northern Gaza strip. Local PNN sources said that Israeli soldiers opened fire on farmers in the town of Beit Hanoun, injuring one of them Ma’an sources confirmed that one farmer was injured by Israeli forces and transferred […]

28 Oct
12:49

Colony’s Guard Attacks Two Palestinians Near Nablus

An armed guard of an illegal Israeli colony near Qaryout town, south of the northern West Bank city of Nablus, attacked a member of the town’s local council and a bulldozer driver, while conducting preparation work for a new agricultural road. Ghassan Daghlas, a Palestinian Authority official who monitors Israeli […]

28 Oct
9:04

Israeli Soldiers Abduct Three Palestinians In Bethlehem

October 28, 2018 9:04 AM IMEMC News Bethlehem, Israeli attacks, News Report, West Bank 0

Israeli soldiers abducted, on Sunday at dawn, three young Palestinian men from several areas in Bethlehem Governorate, in the occupied West Bank. The Bethlehem office of the Palestinian Prisoners Society (PPS) said the soldiers invaded and searched several homes in Teqoua’ town, southeast of Bethlehem, and abducted Ahmad Jamal al-‘Amour, […]

28 Oct
8:39

Young Man Dies From Serious Wounds Suffered Friday

The Palestinian Health Ministry has reported that a young Palestinian man died, on Saturday at dawn, from serious wounds he suffered, on Friday October 26th, after Israeli soldiers shot him during the Great Return March protests, in the Gaza Strip. Dr. Ashraf al-Qedra, the spokesperson of the Health Ministry in […]

28 Oct
5:51

Investigate and Prosecute Pillage, Appropriation and Destruction of Palestinian Natural Resources

On 26 October, 2018, Al-Haq, Al Mezan Center for Human Rights and the Palestinian Center for Human Rights (PCHR) submitted, to the International Criminal Court (ICC), a 500-page file on alleged crimes committed by Israelis, in particular high-level Israeli officials, and individuals associated with corporations that are extracting and destroying […]

27 Oct
11:39

Soldiers Ram Two Palestinians With Armored Jeep; Fire Tear Gas at Crowd

October 27, 2018 11:39 PM IMEMC News Israeli attacks, News Report, Qalqilia, West Bank 0

An Israeli army jeep rammed, Saturday, two Palestinians in Azzoun town, east of the northern West Bank city of Qalqilia, while the soldiers fired dozens of gas bombs, causing many Palestinians to suffer the effects of teargas inhalation. Medical sources have reported that two Palestinians, identified as Omar Abdul-Halim Hussein, […]

27 Oct
11:08

Israeli Air Force Fires Dozens Of Missiles Into Gaza

The Israeli Air Fore carried out, overnight, dozens of strikes targeting many areas in the besieged Gaza Strip. The army said it attacked eighty “Hamas targets” in the costal region, after 30 shells were fired from Gaza into adjacent Israeli area. The army said the strikes against Gaza were carried […]

27 Oct
8:22

Palestinian Dies From Serious Wounds Suffered Friday

The Palestinian Health Ministry in Gaza has reported that a young man died, on Saturday at dawn, from serious wounds he suffered Friday, east of the al-Boreij refugee camp, in central Gaza. It said that the Palestinian, identified as Mojahed Ziad Zaki Aqel, 23, died from his serious wounds at […]

27 Oct
5:18

Settlers Vandalize Nazareth Village with Graffiti

Israeli settlers sprayed anti-Arab graffiti in the Yaffa al-Nasriyyeh village in Nazareth of northern Israel, early Friday morning. Locals said, according to Ma’an, that a group of Israeli settlers raided the Marah Ghuzlan neighborhood of the village, sprayed racist slogans, including “price tag,” “revenge,” and “death to Arabs” on walls […]

27 Oct
4:36

Settlers Close Off Entrance to Bethlehem Village

Extremist Israeli settlers, on Friday, shut down the west entrance to the village of Taqou, near Bethlehem, in the occupied West Bank, local sources said. Dozens of settlers, backed by Israeli army and police, gathered at the west entrance to Taqou and banned Palestinian vehicles from entering or leaving the […]

27 Oct
12:07

Israeli Soldiers Attack Nonviolent Protesters In Bil’in And Ni’lin, Near Ramallah

Israeli soldiers resorted, Friday, to the excessive use of force against Palestinian and international peace activists, marching against the illegal occupation, the Annexation Wall and Colonies, in Bil’in and Ni’lin villages, west of the central West Bank city of Ramallah. Medical sources said the soldiers caused many locals and international […]

26 Oct
11:24

Army Attacks Weekly Procession In Kufur Qaddoum, Injure Many Palestinians

Israeli soldiers attacked, Friday, the weekly procession in Kufur Qaddoum town east of the northern West Bank city of Qalqilia, and fired many rubber-coated steel bullets, gas bombs and concussion grenades, causing many to suffer the effects of teargas inhalation. Morad Eshteiwi, the media coordinator of the Popular Committee against […]

26 Oct
10:47

Israeli Soldiers Abduct two Palestinians In Qalqilia And Hebron

Israeli soldiers abducted, Friday, two Palestinians, including a child, in Qalqilia, in northern West Bank, and in Hebron, in the southern part. Media sources in Qalqilia said the soldiers abducted Ahmad Raslan Qawwas, 18, in the northern part of Qalqilia city, after the army invaded it, and took him to […]

26 Oct
10:28

Israeli Army Kills Four Palestinians, Injures 232, In Gaza

Israeli soldiers resorted, on Friday, to the excessive use of force against the Great Return March Procession in several parts of the Gaza Strip, Friday, killing four Palestinians, and injuring 232 others, including 180 who were shot with live fire. The Palestinian Health Ministry in Gaza has reported that the […]

26 Oct
7:56

Israeli Soldiers Kill A Palestinian Near Ramallah

October 26, 2018 7:56 PM IMEMC News Israeli attacks, News Report, Ramallah, West Bank 0

Israeli soldiers invaded, on Friday evening, the al-Mazra’a al-Gharbiyya village, northwest of the central West Bank city of Ramallah, killed one Palestinians and injured dozens, including eight who were shot with live fire, while the soldiers also assaulted journalists, and shot one. Media sources in Ramallah said several army jeeps […]

25 Oct
11:11

Soldiers Abduct Two Palestinians In Qalqilia

October 25, 2018 11:11 PM IMEMC News Israeli attacks, News Report, Qalqilia, West Bank 0

Israeli soldiers invaded, on Thursday evening, Qalqilia city, in the northern part of the occupied West Bank, and abducted two young Palestinian men. Media sources said the soldiers abducted Eyad Salem Abu Shehab and Ahmad Mohammad Abu Shehab, and took them to an unknown destination. They added that the soldiers […]

25 Oct
9:00

Israeli Soldiers Injure Eleven Palestinians In Abu Dis

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

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

25 Oct
7:38

Army Injures Many Schoolchildren In Hebron

October 25, 2018 7:38 PM IMEMC News Hebron, Israeli attacks, News Report, West Bank 0

Israeli soldiers fired, Thursday, several gas bombs into the Nahda Basic School for Boys, in the southern West Bank city of Hebron, causing dozens of students and teacher to suffer the effects of teargas inhalation, including some students who fainted. Rawhi az-Zaro, the principal of the school, said the soldiers […]

25 Oct
7:19

Israeli Soldiers Abduct 15 Palestinians In The West Bank

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

25 Oct
6:59

Israeli Soldiers Abduct A Young Man In Jerusalem

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

25 Oct
6:38

Israeli Forces Repress March at Jerusalem Gate

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

25 Oct
5:50

Protests Erupt Following West Bank Invasions

Israeli forces, on Thursday, carried out invasions and violent searches in several Palestinian cities, which lead to confrontations between soldiers and Palestinian youth. The most intense of these confrontations took place in Nablus, where soldiers stormed a building in the Rafidia neighborhood. Soldiers fired sound and tear gas canisters, while […]

25 Oct
5:22

Army Carried Out Several Air Strikes In Gaza

Israeli warplanes carried out an airstrikes’ campaign across the besieged Gaza Strip, predawn Thursday. Local sources said, according to Ma’an, that Israeli warplanes fired two missiles towards a military site belonging to the al-Qassam Brigades, the armed wing of the Hamas movement, in Rafah district, in southern Gaza. Sources confirmed […]

25 Oct
9:03

In 6 Months of Gaza Protests, Israeli Forces Fatally Shoot 31 Palestinian Children

Muhammad al-Sirsawi, aged 12, who was killed by Israeli snipers while taking part in Gaza protests. Since Land Day of this year, 30 March, 2018, Palestinians in the Gaza Strip have been regularly holding mass protests near the Gaza perimeter fence, in numbers ranging from hundreds to tens of thousands. […]

25 Oct
8:50

“They take everything.”: Bruqin Farmer during 2018 Olive Harvest

10/22/18 |International Solidarity Movement | Bruqin ISM volunteers spent the day harvesting olives with farmers in Bruqin village, a day that began with Israeli soldiers confronting the farmer and his family and ordering them to leave their land no later than 5 p.m.  Since the harvest workday typically concludes around […]

25 Oct
8:18

Holy Land Churches Denounce Israeli Police Conduct in Jerusalem

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

25 Oct
3:49

Army Injures Eight Palestinians In Southern Gaza

October 25, 2018 3:49 AM IMEMC News Gaza Strip, Israeli attacks, News Report, Rafah 0

Israeli soldiers shot, on Wednesday evening, eight young Palestinian men, protesting east of Rafah, in the southern part of the Gaza Strip, Dr. Ashraf al-Qedra, the spokesperson of the Health Ministry in Gaza has reported. The eight wounded Palestinians were rushed to Abu Yousef an-Najjar hospital in Rafah. Dozens of […]

24 Oct
11:39

Illegal Colonialist Settlers Storm Al-Aqsa

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

24 Oct
12:51

Israel Confiscates Thousands Of Dunams To Expand Colonialist Road

The Israeli government has approved, Wednesday, the expansion of Road #60, used by illegal colonialist settlers, between Hebron and Jerusalem, in the occupied West Bank. Hasan Breijiyya, the head of the National Committee against the Wall and Colonies in Bethlehem, has reported that Israeli Transportation Minister, Yisrael Katz, has authorized […]

24 Oct
11:31

Israeli Soldiers Abduct Three Palestinians In Jerusalem

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

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

24 Oct
10:51

Army Abducts Seven Palestinians In Tulkarem

October 24, 2018 10:51 AM IMEMC News Israeli attacks, News Report, Tulkarem, West Bank 0

Dozens of Israeli soldiers invaded, on Wednesday at dawn several areas and communities in the northern West Bank governorate of Tulkarem, searched homes and buildings, and abducted seven Palestinians. Eyewitnesses said the soldiers invaded and violently searched homes and buildings, before interrogating many Palestinians while inspecting their ID cards. They […]

24 Oct
10:33

Israeli Soldiers Surround Jerusalem Affairs Ministry

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

24 Oct
9:31

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

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

24 Oct
5:36

Shots Fired At Israel Soldiers Near Hebron

Israeli sources have reported that several shots were fired, on Tuesday at night, at soldiers near Halhoul town, north of Hebron, in the southern part of the West Bank. The sources said that the shots were fired from a moving vehicle, adding that the incident did not lead to any […]

24 Oct
1:56

Updated: Israeli Navy Opens Fire At Fishing Boats, Abducts Four Fishermen In Gaza

The Al-Mezan Center for Human Rights issued a statement strongly condemning the ongoing Israeli violations against the Palestinian fishermen, and the illegal confiscation of their boats, and called for the release of four fishermen, who were taken prisoner by the navy, on Tuesday, in two separate attacks. Al-Mezan said its […]

24 Oct
1:20

Israeli Army Kills A Palestinian Teen, Injures Five, In Gaza

The Palestinian Health Ministry has confirmed, Tuesday, that Israeli soldiers killed a teen, and injured five other Palestinian, east of Deir al-Balah, in central Gaza. The Ministry said Montaser Mohammad Ismael al-Baz, 17, was shot and seriously injured with a live round in the head. The seriously wounded Palestinian was […]

23 Oct
7:58

‘A Cruel Choice’: Why Israel Targets Palestinian Schools

by Ramzy Baroud Several Palestinian students, along with teachers and officials, were wounded in an Israeli army attack on a school south of Nablus, in the occupied West Bank, on 15 October. The students of Al- Sawiya Al-Lebban Mixed School were challenging an Israeli military order to shut down their […]

23 Oct
12:49

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

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

23 Oct
11:17

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

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

23 Oct
9:50

Army Abducts Three Children In Qalqilia

October 23, 2018 9:50 AM IMEMC News Israeli attacks, News Report, Qalqilia, West Bank 0

Israeli soldiers abducted, Tuesday, three Palestinian children, including two siblings for their homes in Qalqilia governorate, in the northern part of the occupied West Bank. The soldiers invaded Jayyous town, east of Qalqilia, searched homes and abducted Ezz Salah al-Qaddoumi, 17, and his brother Salah, 16. They also invaded and […]

23 Oct
9:22

Israeli Soldiers Shoot A Palestinian, Abduct A Teenage Boy, In Bethlehem

October 23, 2018 9:22 AM IMEMC News Bethlehem, Israeli attacks, News Report, West Bank 0

Dozens of Israeli soldiers invaded, on Tuesday at dawn, Doha town, west of Bethlehem in the occupied West Bank, and shot a young man, in addition to abducting a teenage boy in the Deheishe refugee camp, south of the city. Several armored Israeli military jeeps invaded Doha town, and fired […]

23 Oct
1:30

Israel Releases Jerusalem Governor, Holds Him Under House Arrest

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

22 Oct
8:17

Soldiers Uproot 320 Trees in Hebron Area

Israeli forces razed and leveled 14 dunams of Palestinian-owned lands in the Jamrura area, in western Tarqumiya of the southern occupied West Bank district of Hebron, on Monday afternoon. One of the land owners, Ali Fatafta, told WAFA that Israeli forces destroyed two water wells and uprooted 320 olive and […]

22 Oct
8:06

UPDATE: Navy Attacks Boat Rally on Gaza Coast, Injuries Reported

At least 20 Palestinians were shot and injured with live ammunition, while others suffered from inhalation of tear gas fired by the Israeli navy, toward Palestinians who took part in a peaceful demonstration near the maritime border with Israel, in northwestern Gaza Strip, said local Palestinian news agency WAFA. Tear-gas, […]

22 Oct
12:18

Updated: “Palestinian Shot Dead Allegedly After Attempting To Stab A Soldier”

In Hebron Monday morning, Israeli soldiers shot and killed a Palestinian, Moammar Arif Refa’ey al-Atrash, 42, who the army claimed had tried to carry out a stabbing attack on soldiers stationed near Ibrahimi Mosque, lightly wounding one soldier. According to the Israeli Army’s official statement, “An assailant attempted to stab […]

22 Oct
9:14

Israeli Soldiers Injure Four Palestinians In Gaza

The Palestinian Health Ministry has reported, on Sunday at night, that Israeli soldiers injured four young Palestinian men, during the ongoing Great Return March protests along the perimeter fence, in the eastern parts of the Gaza Strip. The Ministry said the soldiers shot a young man with a live round, […]

22 Oct
8:22

Israeli Colonists Puncture Tires, Write Racist Graffiti Near Salfit

A group of fanatic illegal Israeli colonialist settlers invaded, on Monday at dawn, the village of Marda, in the West Bank governorate of Salfit, punctured tires of parked cars and wrote racist graffiti. Bassam Ebdah, the deputy-head of Marda Village Council, said the colonists infiltrated into the village, and wrote […]

22 Oct
3:16

Settlers Continue to Storm Al-Aqsa Mosque

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

21 Oct
12:28

Illegal Colonialist Settlers Uproot Palestinian Lands Near Bethlehem

On Sunday, a number of illegal extremist Israeli colonialist settlers, accompanied by soldiers, invaded Palestinian lands in Khallet al-Nahla area near Khalayel al-Louz, southeast of Bethlehem, and bulldozed them. Hasan Breijiyya, the coordinator of the Popular Committee against the Annexation Wall and colonies in Bethlehem, said the colonists brought bulldozers […]

21 Oct
12:17

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

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

21 Oct
12:01

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

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

21 Oct
1:10

Hundreds Of Soldiers Invade Shweika Area In Tulkarem

October 21, 2018 1:10 AM IMEMC News Israeli attacks, News Report, Tulkarem, West Bank 0

Hundreds of soldiers invaded, Saturday, Shweika area in the northern West Bank city of Tulkarem, and surrounded a local school just hours after dozens of soldiers invaded and searched it. Media sources in Tulkarem, said the soldiers surrounded the under-construction school, once again, and closed the entire area, while dozens […]

21 Oct
12:27

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

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

20 Oct
8:24

Report: Israeli Forces Reinstate Increased Restrictions, Launch Attacks on Gaza

Israeli forces have re-imposed a set of harsher restrictions on the movement of people and goods as well as on the fishing zone in the Gaza Strip. Meanwhile, as the situation escalated on Wednesday, 17 October 2018, Israeli aircraft fired 17 missiles, in 11 airstrikes, onto security sites, empty plots […]

20 Oct
8:20

PCHR: For the 30th Friday of Return and Breaking Siege March, Israeli Forces Wound 275 Civilians, including 49 Children, 3 Women, 3 Journalists, 4 Paramedics and 10 Sustaining Serious Wounds

On Friday, 19 October 2018, in excessive use of force against peaceful protesters on the 30th Friday of the March of Return and Breaking the Siege, Israeli forces wounded 275 Palestinian civilians, including 49 children, 3 women, 3 journalists and 4 paramedics, with live bullets and directly hit teargas canisters in […]

20 Oct
8:15

Settlers Steal Palestinian Olive Harvest in Nablus

Israeli settlers attacked Palestinian farmers and olive harvesters in Burin village, southern occupied Nablus City, on Saturday. WAFA reported that a group of Israeli settlers threw rocks at Palestinian farmers while they were picking olives on their lands, in an attempt to force them to leave. Witnesses said that farmers […]

20 Oct
3:36

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

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

19 Oct
9:33

Israeli Soldiers Injure Several Protesters in Kufur Qaddoum

Israeli soldiers attacked, Friday, the weekly procession against the Annexation Wall and colonies, in Kufur Qaddoum village, east of Qalqilia, in northern West Bank, wounding several protesters, including an international peace activist. Morad Eshteiwi, the media coordinator of the Popular Committee in Kufur Qaddoum, said the soldiers fired many rubber-coated […]

19 Oct
8:54

Israeli Soldiers Injure Four Palestinians In Hebron

October 19, 2018 8:54 PM IMEMC News Hebron, Israeli attacks, News Report, West Bank 0

Israeli soldiers shot, Friday, four Palestinians with rubber-coated steel bullets, including one who was injured in his face, in the center of Hebron city, in the southern part of the occupied West Bank. Palestinian medical sources said one Palestinian was moderately injured by a rubber-coated steel bullet in the face, […]

19 Oct
8:34

Army Seriously Injures A Palestinian In Al-Biereh

October 19, 2018 8:34 PM IMEMC News Israeli attacks, News Report, Ramallah, West Bank 0

Israeli soldiers seriously injured, Friday, a young Palestinian man after shooting him with live fire in the chest, in Jabal at-Taweel area, east of al-Biereh city in central West Bank. Medical sources said the young man is in a very serious condition, due to a gunshot wound to the chest, […]

19 Oct
7:58

Israeli Soldiers Injure Several Nonviolent Protesters In Ni’lin

Israeli soldiers injured, Friday, several protesters during the weekly nonviolent procession against the illegal Annexation Wall and colonies, in Ni’lin village, west of the central West Bank city of Ramallah. The soldiers fired many rubber-coated steel bullets, gas bombs and concussion grenades at the nonviolent protesters, causing dozens to suffer […]

19 Oct
7:21

ِArmy Injures 130 Palestinians In Gaza

The Palestinian Health Ministry  in Gaza gas confirmed that Israeli soldiers injured 130 Palestinians were injured by live bullets and caused many others to suffer the effects of teargas inhalation,  on Friday,  as Israeli forces attacked the Great March of Return protests along the Gaza-Israel border. Dr. Ashraf al-Qedra, the […]

18 Oct
9:47

PCHR Weekly Report On Israeli Human Rights Violations in the Occupied Palestinian Territory (11 – 17 October 2018)

Israeli forces continued with systematic crimes, in the occupied Palestinian territory (oPt), for the week of 11 – 17 October, 2018. Israeli forces continued to use excessive force against unarmed civilians and peaceful protestors in the Gaza Strip. 8 Palestinian civilians, including a child, were killed in the Gaza Strip. […]

18 Oct
9:30

Barghouti Warns of New Offensive on Gaza

Secretary-General of the Palestinian National Initiative Movement MP, Mustafa Barghouti, warned of serious intentions to launch a devastating aggression on the Gaza Strip, by Israeli forces.   Barghouti said, in a press statement, that “Similar to what happened in 2014, Israeli occupation ministers want to use the blood of the […]

18 Oct
7:50

Army Abducts Five Palestinians In Hebron And Jerusalem

October 18, 2018 7:50 PM IMEMC News Hebron, Israeli attacks, News Report, West Bank 0

Israeli soldiers abducted, Thursday, five young Palestinian men from their homes in Hebron and Jerusalem, in the occupied West Bank, during extensive and violent invasions and searches of neighborhoods and homes. The Hebron office of the Palestinian Prisoners’ Society (PPS), in southern West Bank, has reported that dozens of soldiers […]

18 Oct
7:19

Israeli Soldiers Abduct Two Former Political Prisoners In Tulkarem

October 18, 2018 7:19 PM IMEMC News Israeli attacks, News Report, Tulkarem, West Bank 0

Dozens of Israeli soldiers invaded, Thursday, many areas in the northern West Bank governorate of Tulkarem, and conducted extensive searches of homes, lands and property, before abducting two former political prisoners. The Tulkarem office of the Palestinian Prisoners Society (PPS) said the soldiers abducted Waleed Issam ‘Asfour (al-‘Aloul), 25, from […]

18 Oct
5:27

Israeli Soldiers Invade Shops, Inspect Surveillance Recordings, In Al-Khader

October 18, 2018 5:27 PM IMEMC News Bethlehem, Israeli attacks, News Report, West Bank 0

Several Israeli army jeeps invaded, on Thursday at dawn, the town of al-Khader, south of the West Bank city of Bethlehem, and stormed a few shops, before inspecting surveillance recordings. Ahmad Salah, the coordinator of the Popular Committee against the Annexation Wall and colonies in al-Khader, said the soldiers invaded […]

18 Oct
4:50

Army Injures Many Palestinians After Colonialist Settlers Attack School, Near Nablus

Israeli soldiers invaded, Thursday, Orif village, south of the northern West Bank city of Nablus, and injured several Palestinians, after a number of illegal Israeli colonialist settlers attacked the local secondary school. Ghassan Daghlas, a Palestinian Authority official who monitors Israel’s illegal colonialist activities in northern West Bank, said more […]

18 Oct
12:37

Israeli Soldiers Injure Several Palestinians Near Bethlehem

October 18, 2018 12:37 AM IMEMC News Bethlehem, Israeli attacks, News Report, West Bank 0

Israeli soldiers invaded, on Wednesday evening, Teqoua’ town, east of Bethlehem in the occupied West Bank, and injured several Palestinians, including a child. Media sources in Teqoua’ said several army jeeps invaded the town, and attacked a few Palestinian protesters by firing dozens of gas bombs from launchers mounted on […]

17 Oct
10:40

Israeli Colonialists Attack Shepherds, Steel A Sheep

A number of illegal extremist Israeli colonialists attacked, Wednesday, Palestinian shepherds in the Northern Plains of the occupied West Bank, and stole a sheep. Aref Daraghma, a human rights activist, said the colonists chased several Palestinian shepherds, forcing them out of grazing lands, near the illegal Shidmot colony. Daraghma added […]

17 Oct
10:19

Lieberman: Israeli Government ‘Must’ Attack Gaza

Israeli Defense Minister Avigdor Lieberman claimed, on Tuesday, that Hamas had crossed all red lines, stressing that Israeli cabinet “must” take a decision to launch a “serious blow” on the Gaza Strip, to topple Hamas. During a meeting with Israeli commanders and Israeli soldiers in charge of the Gaza division, […]

17 Oct
9:55

Press Release by Joint Operation Room of the Palestinian Resistance Factions on Israeli Attacks on Gaza

On the heels of the Israeli arbitrary bombardment on the Gaza Strip, this morning, the Joint Operation Room of the Palestinian Factions state the following,  Al Ray Palestinian Media Agency has reported: The Palestinian people have been involved in their peaceful battle against the Israeli occupation through the Great Return […]

17 Oct
9:45

ICC Prosecutor: Eviction of Civilians under Occupation Constitutes War Crime

The Prosecutor of the International Criminal Court (ICC), Fatou Bensouda, has warned that transfer of population in an occupied territory constitute war crime. “I have been following with concern the planned eviction of the Bedouin community of Khan al-Ahmar, in the West Bank. Evacuation by force now appears imminent, and […]

17 Oct
8:18

Illegal Colonialist Settlers Injure A Palestinian Near Nablus

On Wednesday, a group of colonialist settlers, illegally living on Palestinian lands, west of the northern West Bank city of Nablus, attacked Palestinians while picking their olive trees, wounding one. Medical sources said the assailants injured Mahmoud Hussein, 22, causing serious cuts and bruises to his face and left hand. […]

17 Oct
7:44

Soldiers Demolish A Palestinian Home Near Hebron

Israeli soldiers invaded, Wednesday, Khallet al-Mayya area in Yatta town, south of Hebron, in the southern part of the occupied West Bank, and demolished a Palestinian home. Rateb Jabour, the coordinator of the Popular Committee against the Annexation Wall and Colonies in southern West Bank, said the soldiers demolished the […]

17 Oct
7:29

Israeli Colonialist Settlers Attack Homes Near Nablus

A group of illegal Israeli colonialist settlers attacked, on Wednesday evening, three Palestinian homes in Orif village, south of Nablus, in the northern part of the occupied West Bank. Ghassan Daghlas, a Palestinian official who monitors colonialist activities in the northern West Bank, said the assailants came from Yitzhar illegal […]

17 Oct
6:45

Israeli Soldiers Abduct A Former Political Prisoner, South Of Bethlehem

October 17, 2018 6:45 PM IMEMC News Bethlehem, Israeli attacks, News Report, West Bank 0

Israeli soldiers abducted, Wednesday, a Palestinian former political prisoner from the town of al-Khader, south of Bethlehem, in the occupied West Bank. Ahmad Salah, the coordinator of the Popular Committee against the Annexation Wall and Colonies in al-Khader, said the soldiers abducted Rezeq Ali Khader Salah, 54, while working on […]

17 Oct
9:47

Palestinian Killed as Israeli Military Drops Multiple Bombs in Gaza (VIDEO)

The Palestinian Health Ministry in Gaza said one Palestinian, identified as Naji Jamal Mohammad Za’anin, 25, was killed when the Israeli missiles struck a site in Beit Lahia, in northern Gaza. The Palestinian was from Beit Hanoun, also in the northern part of the Gaza Strip. The Israeli airforce dropped […]

17 Oct
8:48

Israeli Soldiers Abduct Five Palestinians In Tubas, Qalqilia And Tulkarem

Israeli soldiers invaded and searched, on Wednesday at dawn, several homes in Qalqilia, Tubas and Qalqilia,  and abducted five Palestinians. The Palestinian Prisoners’ Society (PPS) said the soldiers searched many homes in ‘Azzoun town, east of Qalqilia, before abducting Odai Saqer Salim, from the al-Mothallath area. The PPS added that […]

17 Oct
8:34

Army Demolishes A Home In Jerusalem And Attacks The Family

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

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

17 Oct
8:18

Israeli Soldiers Abduct Three Palestinians In Bethlehem

October 17, 2018 8:18 AM IMEMC News Bethlehem, Israeli attacks, News Report, West Bank 0

Israeli soldiers abducted, on Wednesday at dawn, three Palestinians, including a teenage boy, from their homes in Bethlehem governorate, south of occupied Jerusalem, in the West Bank. The soldiers invaded and ransacked many homes in Teqoua’ town, east of Bethlehem, and abducted Mohammad Hasan al-‘Amour, 23, and Mohammad Riyad al-‘Amour, […]

17 Oct
12:46

Palestinian Dies From Serious Wounds Suffered Monday

The Palestinian Health Ministry in the Gaza Strip has reported that a young man died, on Tuesday at night, from serious wounds he suffered a day earlier after Israeli soldiers shot him with live fire in northern Gaza. It identified the slain Palestinian as Saddam Abu Shallash, 27, from Jabalia […]

16 Oct
8:43

MADA: 48 Violations against Palestinian Media Freedoms during September

(photo: Issam Al-Rimawi, photographer of the AFP after being injured by a rubber-coated bullet in Ras Karkar, PNN) September of 2018 has witnessed a rise in the number of violations committed against media freedoms in Palestine, compared to those committed in the previous month of August. During September, the Palestinian […]

16 Oct
8:23

Israeli Policewoman Shot Palestinian ‘For Fun’

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

16 Oct
8:08

Airstrikes over Gaza Continue

An Israeli warplane carried out an airstrike on Tuesday, targeting a group of Palestinians east of Beit Hanoun, in the southern Gaza Strip. A Ma’an reporter said that an Israeli warplane fired one missile towards a group of Palestinian youth in northern Gaza; no injuries were reported. The Israeli army […]

16 Oct
6:40

Israeli Soldiers Shoot Two Palestinians In Central Gaza

Israeli soldiers shot, on Tuesday evening, two young men, east of Deir al-Balah city, in central Gaza, Palestinian medical sources have confirmed. Sources at the Al-Aqsa Hospital in Deir al-Balah, said the soldiers shot two young men with live fire, during a protest on Palestinian lands near the perimeter fence, […]

16 Oct
6:22

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

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

16 Oct
5:31

Israeli Soldiers Abduct Eighteen Palestinians In West Bank

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

16 Oct
12:58

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

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