Category Archives: Jerusalem

12 Mar
3:28

19 Palestinians Injured In Abu Dis

March 12, 2016 3:28 PM IMEMC News Israeli attacks, Jerusalem, News Report 0

Israeli soldiers invaded, on Friday evening, Abu Dis town, east of occupied Jerusalem, and clashed with dozens of local youths, wounding nineteen Palestinians, including one who was shot in his eye.Bassam Bahar, head of the Abu Dis Lands Defence Committee, said the several Israeli military vehicles invaded the town and […]

10 Mar
5:18

Israeli Soldiers Invade The Wadi Hilweh Information Center in Silwan

March 10, 2016 5:18 PM IMEMC News Israeli attacks, Jerusalem, News Report 0

Israeli soldiers and police officers invaded on Thursday morning, the Wadi Hilweh Information Center in Silwan (Silwanic,) in occupied Jerusalem, and photographed its interiors, in addition to imposing a fine.Majd Gheith of Silwanic said the soldiers interrogated him while examining his ID card, and photographed the center’s interior walls, especially […]

10 Mar
4:05

Army Invades Al-‘Eesawiyya And Silwan In Jerusalem, Kidnap One Palestinian

March 10, 2016 4:05 PM IMEMC News Israeli attacks, Jerusalem, News Report 0

Israeli soldiers invaded, on Wednesday at night, and on Thursday at dawn, the Jerusalem towns of al-‘Eesawiyya and Silwan, and kidnaped one Palestinian. Clashes took place in the invaded towns, and many Palestinians suffered the effects of tear gas inhalation.The Wadi Hilweh Information Center in Silwan (Silwanic) has reported that […]

09 Mar
4:00

Two Palestinians Killed, One Israeli Seriously Injured, In Jerusalem

March 9, 2016 4:00 PM IMEMC News Israeli attacks, Jerusalem, News Report 2

Israeli sources have reported, on Wednesday morning, that the soldiers have killed two Palestinians in Jerusalem, and that one Israeli was injured, in two separate attacks in the city. The sources said that the two Palestinians reportedly rammed an Israeli with their car, near Bab al-‘Amoud area, in Jerusalem, seriously […]

09 Mar
1:58

Army Kidnaps Seven Palestinians, Including Three Children, In Jerusalem

March 9, 2016 1:58 PM IMEMC News Israeli attacks, Jerusalem, News Report 0

Israeli soldiers invaded, on Wednesday at dawn, the al-‘Eesawiyya town in occupied Jerusalem, searched many homes and kidnaped seven Palestinians, including three children, and injured one woman.Lawyer Mohammad Mahmoud said the soldiers kidnapped Maher Hamdan, 16, Basel Mahmoud, and his son Mo’men Mahmoud, 14, Yazan Mohammad Abu Assab, 14, Nadim […]

08 Mar
5:19

Israeli Soldiers Kill A Palestinian Woman In Jerusalem

March 8, 2016 5:19 PM IMEMC News Israeli attacks, Jerusalem, News Report 1

Israeli soldiers killed, Tuesday, a Palestinian woman in Jerusalem’s Old City after the army alleged her “attempted to stab soldiers.” The soldiers prevented Palestinian medics from approaching the seriously injured woman, who died of her wounds. The woman, Fadwa Ahmad Mohammad Abu Teir, 50, from Um Touba village south of […]

08 Mar
2:31

Lawyer Shireen Al-‘Issawi Sentenced To 4 Years, Her Brother To 8

March 8, 2016 2:31 PM IMEMC News Jerusalem, News Report, Prisoners 0

The Israeli Central Court in occupied Jerusalem, sentenced on Monday lawyer Shireen al-Issawi, to four years imprisonment, and her brother to eight.Amjad Abu Assab, head of the Jerusalem Detainees Parents Committee, said the lawyer and her brother, were convicted of ‘communicating with the detainees,’ and providing funds to them.’ Shireen […]

07 Mar
6:06

Police Quell Rally Condemning Ban on Entry to al-Aqsa

March 7, 2016 6:06 AM IMEMC Agencies Holy sites, Jerusalem, News Report 0

Israeli police, on Sunday, violently suppressed a rally organized by Palestinian women who have been banned, by Israeli authorities, from entering annexed East Jerusalem’s al-Aqsa Mosque, for various periods of time, under ‘security pretexts’.WAFA correspondence reported that Israeli police quelled the rally using stun grenades against female protesters, however, no […]

05 Mar
4:23

Israeli Soldiers Kidnap Three Palestinians, Injure A Child, In Jerusalem

March 5, 2016 4:23 AM IMEMC News Israeli attacks, Jerusalem, News Report 0

Israeli soldiers have kidnapped, on Friday evening, two Palestinian men in the Old City of occupied Jerusalem, after a number of Israeli extremists assaulted them. Army also kidnaped a Palestinian man in Silwan; clashes took place in Silwan, and Abu Dis; one child injured. The Wadi Hilweh Information Center in […]

04 Mar
12:34

Israeli Soldiers Invade al-‘Eesawiyya And Silwan, In Jerusalem

March 4, 2016 12:34 PM IMEMC News Israeli attacks, Jerusalem, News Report 0

Dozens of Israeli soldiers surrounded, on Thursday, the towns of al-‘Eesawiyya and Silwan, in occupied Jerusalem, and invaded them before firing many gas bombs, and rubber-coated steel bullets. The soldiers also broke into many homes and stores. Mohammad Abu al-Hummus, a member of the Follow-Up Committee in Silwan, said dozens […]

01 Mar
11:25

Silwan House Demolished by Israeli Forces

Israeli occupation bulldozers demolished a Palestinian house in Occupied Jerusalem, Tuesday morning, in Silwan town, south of al-Aqsa Mosque.Israeli forces surrounded the area, according to Al Ray, and began to demolish the house, under the pretext of building without a permit. Clashes broke out in the vicinity of the Semrain […]

01 Mar
10:41

Glick Returns to Al-Aqsa after Ban Lifted

March 1, 2016 10:41 PM IMEMC Agencies Holy sites, Jerusalem, News Report 0

Israeli right-winger Yehuda Glick, head of the ‘Temple Mount Faithful’ group, was escorted – together with other settlers – under Israeli armed protection into the Al-Aqsa Mosque compound, in Jerusalem, days after an Israeli court lifted an order barring him entry to the Islamic holy site.A statement by Al-Aqsa Foundation […]

01 Mar
2:21

Israeli army kills one Palestinian, injures 17 others in Jerusalem

Israeli Soldiers killed, overnight, one Palestinian and injured at least seven others, one seriously, after the army invaded Qalandia refugee camp, in the north of occupied Jerusalem. The invasion was initiated late at night, Monday, and lasted until dawn hours Tuesday.Media sources in the camp said dozens of Israeli military […]

29 Feb
6:41

Entire Family Assaulted during al-Eesawiyya Raid

February 29, 2016 6:41 PM IMEMC Agencies Israeli attacks, Jerusalem, News Report 0

Israeli forces physically assaulted an entire family in the occupied East Jerusalem village of al-Eesawiyya, overnight Sunday, after the family resisted during an arrest raid, the head of the village said.Darwish Darwish said that Israeli forces stormed the home of Tareq and Tahreer Darwish, with the intention of detaining the […]

29 Feb
2:38

Including A Toddler, Soldiers ِAbduct A Palestinian Family In Jerusalem

February 29, 2016 2:38 PM IMEMC News Israeli attacks, Jerusalem, News Report 0

Israeli soldiers invaded, on Monday at dawn, a Palestinian home in the al-‘Eesawiyya town, in the center of occupied Jerusalem, and abducted an entire family, including an infant, to pressure a 17-year-old sibling to surrender.Raed Abu Ryala, a member of the Follow-Up Committee in al-‘Eesawiyya, said the dozens of soldiers […]

29 Feb
11:59

Soldiers Attack And Kidnap A Palestinian Teen After Shooting Him In Jerusalem

February 29, 2016 11:59 AM IMEMC News Israeli attacks, Jerusalem, News Report 0

Israeli soldiers shot, on Sunday, a Palestinian teen in the al-‘Eesawiyya town, in occupied Jerusalem, and kidnapped him. The army also kidnapped another Palestinian and invaded several neighborhoods leading to clashes.The Wadi Hilweh Information Center in Silwan (Silwanic) has reported that the soldiers invaded Abu Ryala neighborhood, in al-‘Eesawiyya, before […]

28 Feb
6:13

Settlers Resume Provocative al-Aqsa Tours

February 28, 2016 6:13 PM IMEMC Agencies Internal Unrest, Jerusalem, News Report 0

Israeli settlers, on Sunday, resumed their provocative visits to al-Aqsa Mosque compound, in Jerusalem, provoking tension with worshipers.WAFA correspondence said that dozens of settlers entered the compound in small groups, and toured throughout the holy site, provoking tension with worshipers who protested by chanting religious slogans. Since the beginning of […]

21 Feb
1:39

Israeli Soldiers Demolish A School Near Jerusalem

February 21, 2016 1:39 PM IMEMC Agencies Israeli attacks, Jerusalem, News Report 0

Several Israeli military vehicles and bulldozers invaded, on Sunday at dawn, the Abu an-Nawwar Bedouin community, east of occupied Jerusalem, and demolished a small school for children. The WAFA Palestinian News Agency has reported that at least 30 military vehicles, carrying dozens of soldiers, invaded the community, and demolished the […]

19 Feb
10:36

Video: “Abu Khalaf Was Executed After Soldiers Had Already Incapacitated Him”

February 19, 2016 10:36 PM Saed Bannoura Israeli attacks, Jerusalem, News Report 0

The Qatar-based Al-Jazeera crew in occupied Jerusalem said they witnessed Friday’s fatal shooting of a young Palestinian man, who was first shot with two live rounds, followed by dozens more shots after he was already injured and bleeding on the ground.The Al-Jazeera crew said the Palestinian stood behind some Israeli […]

19 Feb
2:34

One Palestinian Killed, Two Israeli Officers Injured, In Jerusalem

February 19, 2016 2:34 PM IMEMC Agencies Israeli attacks, Jerusalem, News Report 0

Israeli soldiers killed, Friday, a young Palestinian man, and accidentally injured a Palestinian woman, allegedly after the young man attempted to stab police officers, mildly wounding two before he was shot dead.The slain Palestinian has been identified as Mohammad Ziad Abu Khalaf, 20, from Kafr Aqab Palestinian neighborhood, in occupied […]

19 Feb
5:14

2 Palestinian Teens Shot and Injured, 1 Israeli Killed, 1 Injured

Two 14-year-old Palestinians were shot and critically injured after carrying out a stab attack that left one Israeli killed and one injured in the Rami Levi supermarket, located in the Shaare Benyamin industrial complex, northwest of Jerusalem, in the occupied West Bank.An Israeli police spokesperson said that two Palestinians entered […]

15 Feb
7:08

Two Palestinians Killed In Fire Exchange With Israeli Soldiers In Jerusalem

February 15, 2016 7:08 AM IMEMC Agencies Israeli attacks, Jerusalem, News Report 0

Two Palestinians were killed, on Sunday evening, while exchanging fire with Israeli soldiers and police officers, near the light-rail station, in Bab al-‘Amoud area, in occupied Jerusalem. Their deaths bring the number of Palestinians killed on Sunday to five. Israeli sources said they reportedly opened fire on the light rail, […]

11 Feb
4:29

Including Four Children, Israeli Soldiers Kidnap Seven Palestinians In Jerusalem

February 11, 2016 4:29 PM IMEMC News Israeli attacks, Jerusalem, News Report 0

Israeli soldiers invaded, on Wednesday at night and Thursday at dawn, several neighborhoods in occupied Jerusalem, and kidnapped seven Palestinians, including four children.The soldiers invaded Jerusalem’s Old City, searched homes and kidnapped two children, identified as Yousef Mohammad Masharqa, 14, and Mohammad Nabil Taweel, 13. Masharqa’s mother said her son, […]

08 Feb
12:50

Jerusalem: Homes of Accused Stone Throwers to be ‘Closed and Confiscated’

February 8, 2016 12:50 AM IMEMC Agencies Israeli Politics, Jerusalem, News Report 0

Israeli authorities on Sunday gave a notice of ‘closure and confiscation’ on the family homes of four Palestinian teens, aged 16-19, accused of causing an Israeli driver’s death by throwing stones at his car in early September, the families said.The families of Mohammad Salah Mohammad Abu Kiff, Walid Fares Mustafa […]

05 Feb
1:11

Soldiers Kidnap Two Palestinians In Jerusalem

February 5, 2016 1:11 PM IMEMC News Israeli attacks, Jerusalem, News Report 0

Israeli soldiers have kidnapped, on Thursday evening, two young Palestinian men in Silwan town, south of the Al-Aqsa Mosque, in occupied Jerusalem.The Wadi Hilweh Information Center in Silwan (Silwanic) has reported that the soldiers searched homes, and kidnapped Sami al-Ghazali, 25, and Ali al-Abbassi, 23. The soldiers interrogated many Palestinians […]

05 Feb
12:55

Settlers Again Storm Al-Aqsa Under Police Protection

February 5, 2016 12:55 PM IMEMC Agencies Holy sites, Jerusalem, News Report 0

Israeli settlers stormed the courtyards of Al-Aqsa Mosque on Thursday morning, from Mughrabi Gate, guarded by special occupation forces.Jerusalemite sources said, according to Al Ray Palestinian Media Agency, that the settlers carried out provocative tours inside the courtyards of the holy site, amid the presence of Palestinian worshipers. Extremist settlers […]

04 Feb
8:28

Soldiers Kidnap Eight Palestinians, Wound Two Children, In Jerusalem

February 4, 2016 8:28 AM IMEMC News Israeli attacks, Jerusalem, News Report 0

Israeli soldiers kidnaped, Wednesday, eight Palestinians, including many children, in different parts of occupied Jerusalem, and injured two children — one with special needs. The soldiers also invaded and searched several homes.Mohammad Abu al-Hummus, member of the Follow-Up Committee in the al-‘Eesawiyya town in Jerusalem, said the soldiers invaded the […]

03 Feb
11:46

East Jerusalem Garage Demolished by Israeli Forces

Israeli bulldozers, on Wednesday morning, demolished a garage in the village of al-al-Eesawiyya, occupied East Jerusalem.Haitham Mustafa said, according to Ma’an News Agency, that Israeli forces entered the village from its eastern entrance and bulldozed a 400 square meter car-repair garage belonging to him. He said that Israeli forces told […]

03 Feb
11:30

Settlers Resume Provocative Visits to Al-Aqsa under Police Protection

February 3, 2016 11:30 PM IMEMC Agencies Holy sites, Jerusalem, News Report 0

Jewish Israeli settlers, on Wednesday, resumed provocative tours inside al-Aqsa Mosque compound in Jerusalem, provoking tension with Palestinian worshipers, who chanted religious slogans to protest their entry, according to witnesses.An Islamic Waqf guard told WAFA that, during the early morning hours, around 130 settlers, accompanied by armed Israeli policemen and […]

03 Feb
10:17

3 Palestinians Dead after Israeli Officer Killed in Jerusalem Attack

Three Palestinians were shot dead on Wednesday, after they killed an Israeli police officer and wounded another during an armed attack near Damascus Gate, in occupied East Jerusalem’s Old City, Israeli police said.An Israeli police spokesperson said that “three attackers were shot dead at the scene” by Israeli Border Police […]

02 Feb
2:17

Soldiers Demolish An Under-Construction Home In Jerusalem

February 2, 2016 2:17 PM IMEMC News Israeli attacks, Jerusalem, News Report 0

Israeli soldiers invaded, on Tuesday morning, Wad Qaddoum neighborhood, in occupied Jerusalem, and demolished an under-construction home. The army also demolished residential sheds and tents near Hebron.The Wadi Hilweh Information Center in Silwan (Silwanic) has reported that the soldiers demolished the home of Yahya Mohsen, after surrounding it. The demolished […]

31 Jan
1:32

Israeli Injured in Suspected Stabbing Attack

January 31, 2016 1:32 AM IMEMC Agencies Internal Unrest, Jerusalem, News Report 0

A 17-year-old Israeli was injured near Damascus Gate, in the Old City of Jerusalem, on Saturday evening, in a suspected stabbing attack, Israeli police said.An Israeli police spokeswoman said that two individuals stabbed the Israeli teenager in the back as he was leaving the Western Wall. The two suspected attackers […]

29 Jan
4:42

Army Invades Students’ Dorms In Al-Quds University

January 29, 2016 4:42 PM IMEMC News Israeli attacks, Jerusalem, News Report 0

Dozens of Israeli soldiers invaded, on Friday at dawn, the students’ dorms in Abu Dis University, east of occupied Jerusalem, searched and ransacked them causing excessive property damage, and confiscated computers and flags.The army detained the university guards in one room, before conducting the invasion, and violent searches. The University […]

28 Jan
2:19

Soldiers kidnap 11 Palestinians, Including A Legislator And Four Children, In Jerusalem

January 28, 2016 2:19 PM IMEMC News Israeli attacks, Jerusalem, News Report 0

Israeli soldiers kidnapped, on Thursday at dawn, eleven Palestinians, including three children and an elderly legislator, after the soldiers stormed many homes and searched them, mainly in the Old City, the al-‘Eesawiyya town, Kafr Aqab and Shu’fat. Head of the Detainees’ Parents Committee in Jerusalem, Ahmad Abu Asab, said the […]

28 Jan
8:07

Israeli Stabbed Near Jerusalem

An Israeli man was injured Wednesday night, in a stabbing attack which took place at a gas station outside an illegal Israeli settlement, to the north of Jerusalem, Israeli police said.An Israeli police spokesperson said, according to Ma’an, that a middle-aged Israeli man was critically injured in the upper body […]

28 Jan
2:43

Soldiers Kidnap A Young Woman In Jerusalem

January 28, 2016 2:43 AM IMEMC Agencies Israeli attacks, Jerusalem, News Report 0

Israeli soldiers kidnapped, on Wednesday at noon, a young Palestinian woman while leaving the Al-Aqsa Mosque through the Council Gate, in occupied Jerusalem, and took her to an interrogation center in the city. Army kidnaps four fishers in northern Gaza.Eyewitnesses said the soldiers stopped and questioned the young woman, while […]

27 Jan
2:02

Soldiers Demolish A Palestinian Home In Shu’fat, Jerusalem

January 27, 2016 2:02 PM IMEMC News Israeli attacks, Jerusalem, News Report 0

Israeli soldiers invaded, earlier Wednesday, a Palestinian home in Shu’fat neighborhood, north of occupied Jerusalem, and demolished the property that was built 15 years ago.The soldiers, accompanied by bulldozers, invaded the neighborhood, surrounded a home belonging to Kefaya ar-Rishiq, and demolished it after forcing the family out in the cold. […]

27 Jan
1:03

Army Demolishes An Under Construction Home In Jerusalem

January 27, 2016 1:03 PM IMEMC News Israeli attacks, Jerusalem, News Report 0

The Wadi Hilweh Information Center in Silwan (Silwanic) has reported that Israeli soldiers have demolished, on Wednesday morning, an under construction Palestinian home, in Jabal al-Mokabber town, in occupied Jerusalem.Silwanic said the demolished property belongs to a Palestinian, identified as Ibrahim Ali Mousa Sorri, in the Sal’a neighborhood. Sorri said […]

25 Jan
4:44

Soldiers Kidnap Then Release A Young Woman In Jerusalem

January 25, 2016 4:44 PM IMEMC News Israeli attacks, Jerusalem, News Report 0

The Israeli Police released, Sunday, a young Palestinian woman after kidnapping her under the allegation that she “carried a knife.” She was held in a Police Station in the Chain Gate, in occupied Jerusalem.The Wadi Hilweh Information Center in Silwan (Silwanic) has reported that the soldiers kidnapped Fatima Abu Sneina, […]

24 Jan
7:17

Jerusalem Family Forced to Demolish Home

A Palestinian family in the occupied East Jerusalem village of Sur Bahir, on Friday, demolished their own home following an order by an Israeli court.Khalil Dabash, owner of the home, told Ma’an that a Jerusalem municipal court ordered the demolition on the grounds that it was built without proper permits. […]

24 Jan
6:02

Palestinian Teen Killed In Abu Dis

January 24, 2016 6:02 AM IMEMC News Israeli attacks, Jerusalem, News Report 0

Israeli military sources have reported that a Palestinian teen was killed, on Saturday evening, in Abu Dis town east of occupied Jerusalem, when an explosive he allegedly was preparing to throw at an Israeli military outpost, detonated prematurely.The sources said the explosion did not lead to any casualties among the […]

23 Jan
3:01

Child Killed in Jerusalem, Allegedly Attempted to Stab Armed Israeli Guard

Israeli sources reported Saturday, that an armed guard of “Anatot” settlement, north of occupied Jerusalem, shot dead a Palestinian child after she allegedly pulled a knife on him. The child has been identified as Roqayya Eid Abu Eid (al-Yattawi), 14, from the Palestinian town of ‘Anata, in the Jerusalem district. […]

22 Jan
9:36

3 Bedouin Houses Demolished in Jerusalem

Israeli forces demolished, at dawn on Thursday, three Bedouin houses in the al-Baba mountain area, in the town of al-Ezariya, located east of occupied Jerusalem.Local sources reported, according to Al Ray Palestinian Media Agency, that Israeli bulldozers began the demolition at dawn, under the protection of the occupying forces; women […]

20 Jan
7:05

Army Demolishes A Palestinian Home In Beit Hanina

January 20, 2016 7:05 PM IMEMC News Israeli attacks, Jerusalem, News Report 0

Israeli soldiers demolished, Wednesday, a newly-built Palestinian home in Beit Hanina neighborhood, north of occupied Jerusalem; the family was preparing to move into their residence next week. The demolished property is the third to be destroyed Thursday. The Wadi Hilweh Information Center in Silwan (Silwanic) said the soldiers surrounded the […]

20 Jan
3:01

Soldiers Demolish An Under Construction Home In Jerusalem

January 20, 2016 3:01 PM IMEMC News Israeli attacks, Jerusalem, News Report 0

Israeli soldiers invaded, on Wednesday at dawn, Wad Qaddoum neighborhood in Silwan town, in occupied Jerusalem, and demolished an under construction home, after surrounding the area.The Wadi Hilweh Information Center in Silwan (Silwanic) said several military vehicles, and bulldozers of the Jerusalem City Council, invaded the town after surrounding it, […]

20 Jan
8:40

Settlers Continue with Regular Raids on Al-Aqsa

January 20, 2016 8:40 AM IMEMC Agencies Holy sites, Jerusalem, News Report 0

Extremist Israeli settlers stormed, on Wednesday morning, the courtyards of Al-Aqsa Mosque, from Al Mughrabi gate, amid tight security protection from the Israeli occupation police.Jerusalemite sources reported, according to Al Ray, that the settlers broke into the mosque in small groups, while Palestinian worshipers confronted them with chants of ‘Allahu […]

18 Jan
1:39

Extremist Settlers: “Slaughter the Christians”

January 18, 2016 1:39 AM IMEMC Agencies Holy sites, Jerusalem, News Report 0

A group of extremist, right-wing Israeli settlers, on Sunday at dawn, sprayed slogans calling for the slaughter of Christians, on the walls of an old monastery in Jerusalem.The slogans are thought to have been written by the extremist “PriceTag” group, which has repeatedly attacked Palestinian homes, churches and mosques overnight, […]

13 Jan
3:24

Soldiers Kidnap Four Palestinian Children In Jerusalem

January 13, 2016 3:24 PM IMEMC News Israeli attacks, Jerusalem, News Report 0

Israeli soldiers kidnapped, Wednesday, four Palestinian children in Jerusalem’s old city, and Shu’fat, and took them to an interrogation facility in the city. Amjad Abu ‘Asab, head of the Detainees’ Parents Committee in Jerusalem, said the soldiers stormed and violently searched several homes, causing excessive damage, and interrogated many Palestinians, […]

13 Jan
3:28

East Jerusalem Neighborhood Raided by Israeli Forces

January 13, 2016 3:28 AM IMEMC Agencies Israeli attacks, Jerusalem, News Report 0

Israeli police forces, on Tuesday evening, raided the occupied East Jerusalem neighborhood of ‘Eesawiyya, firing tear gas at Palestinians and their homes, a local monitor said.Muhammad Abu al-Hummus, a member of a local committee in ‘Eesawiyya, said that dozens of Palestinians suffered from severe tear gas inhalation during the raid, […]

13 Jan
1:43

Extremists Desecrate Christian Cemetery

January 13, 2016 1:43 AM IMEMC Agencies Israeli attacks, Jerusalem, News Report 0

The Latin Patriarchate of Jerusalem said that extremist Israeli Jews have desecrated a Christian cemetery near the occupied city of Jerusalem.“People attacked and desecrated the cemetery in Beit Jamal, west of Jerusalem, and destroyed crosses,” Latin Bishop of Jerusalem William Shomali told Vatican Radio. He noted that Israeli police are […]

12 Jan
6:41

Soldiers Kidnap A Father From His Car in Silwan, Leave Children Cry Alone In Vehicle

January 12, 2016 6:41 AM IMEMC News Israeli attacks, Jerusalem, News Report 0

Israeli soldiers kidnapped, on Monday evening, a Palestinian man after stopping him while driving in Ein al-Louza neighborhood in Silwan town, in occupied Jerusalem, and took him away, leaving his children crying alone in the car.The Wadi Hilweh Information Center in Silwan (Silwanic) has reported that the soldiers invaded the […]

12 Jan
1:42

Six Families in Jerusalem Wait for their Homes to be Demolished

On Thursday, January 7th, the ISM went to visit Kifaya Rishek, a widow who lives in Beit Hanina, occupied East Jerusalem, waiting for her home to be demolished.But Kifaya is not alone, she lives in this house together with her five children and 16 grandchildren, including 11 year-old, Malak, who […]

12 Jan
12:32

Child Targeted with Bullet, North of Jerusalem

January 12, 2016 12:32 AM IMEMC Agencies Human rights, Jerusalem, News Report 0

Israeli soldiers, Monday, directly hit a Palestinian child with a live round in the village of Hizma, north of Jerusalem, under the pretext of hurling stones at a bus carrying Israeli settlers.According to witnesses from the village, 12-year-old Qusai Nimr sustained injuries after being targeted with a bullet in his […]

11 Jan
2:24

Video: Office of Israeli Human Rights Organization B’Tselem Burned in Suspected Arson

January 11, 2016 2:24 PM Celine Hagbard Human rights, Jerusalem, News Report 0

The Jerusalem office of the Israeli Information Center for Human Rights in the Occupied Territories, B’Tselem, was badly damaged in a fire on Sunday night, which authorities suspect may have been arson.According to a statement by the group, ‘None of our staff were in the building, but people working on […]

10 Jan
4:31

Israeli Excavations Force Family To Leave Their Home In Silwan

January 10, 2016 4:31 AM Saed Bannoura Human rights, Jerusalem, News Report 0

The ongoing Israeli excavations under Palestinian homes in Wadi Hilweh, in Silwan town, south of the Al-Aqsa Mosque in occupied Jerusalem, forced a Palestinian family to leave their home after it became unsafe due to the excavations.Um Mahmoud Siyam said that she and her family, with the help of relatives, […]

09 Jan
7:14

2015: A Dangerous Escalation at Al-Aqsa Mosque

January 9, 2016 7:14 AM IMEMC Agencies Holy sites, Jerusalem, News Report 0

Wadi Hilweh Information Center has issued their 2015 yearly report and monitored the main events in the city of Jerusalem, with special attention given to Israeli violations against Jerusalemites and their properties.The center explained, in its report, that occupation authorities escalated their violations in 2015, a year which witnessed major […]

07 Jan
8:07

Police Bulldoze Jerusalem Homes, Stores

Israeli police, Thursday, demolished two Palestinian-owned homes in Ein el-Lawza neighborhood in Jerusalem, citing construction without a permit as a pretext, according to local sources.An Israeli police contingent accompanied by bulldozers broke into and cordoned off Ein el-Lawza neighborhood in the early morning, before they proceeded to demolish the two […]

07 Jan
6:02

Palestinian Child Shot In The Head In Jerusalem

January 7, 2016 6:02 AM IMEMC News Israeli attacks, Jerusalem, News Report 0

The Wadi Hilweh Information Center in Silwan (Silwanic) has reported Wednesday that a Palestinian child suffered a serious head injury, after Israeli soldiers shot him in the head, in the al-‘Eesawiyya town, in occupied Jerusalem.Mohammad Abu al-Hummus, member of the Follow-up Committee in al-‘Eesawiyya, said the child, Ahmad Tawfiq Abu […]

06 Jan
9:06

5 Bedouin Dwellings Demolished in E1 Corridor

Israeli forces, on Wednesday morning, demolished five dwellings housing Palestinian Bedouin families in the Abu Nuwwar community east of Jerusalem — part of the wider E1 corridor — leaving 25 people homeless.Dawood al-Jahalin, a spokesperson for the Abu Nuwwar Bedouin community, told Ma’an News Agency that Israeli military and police […]

06 Jan
2:01

Jerusalem; Army Kidnaps Two Palestinians From A Protest Tent In The Red Cross

January 6, 2016 2:01 PM IMEMC Agencies Israeli attacks, Jerusalem, News Report 0

Israeli soldiers invaded, on Wednesday at dawn, the Red Cross building in occupied East Jerusalem, kidnapped two Palestinians, and briefly detained two others; the Palestinians have been living in a tent in the compound, protesting an Israeli decision to force them out of Jerusalem.The Wadi Hilweh Information Center in Silwan […]

05 Jan
10:29

Soldiers Kidnap An Elderly Man And Two Children In Jerusalem

January 5, 2016 10:29 AM IMEMC News Israeli attacks, Jerusalem, News Report 0

Israeli soldiers kidnapped, on Monday at night, an elderly Palestinian man, and two children, including a twelve years of age, in separate invasions in occupied East Jerusalem, and fired live rounds that struck electricity cable, causing a power blackout.The Wadi Hilweh Information Center in Silwan (Silwanic) has reported that the […]

05 Jan
10:20

Army Shoots Unidentified Youth for Alleged Stabbing

January 5, 2016 10:20 AM IMEMC Agencies Internal Unrest, Jerusalem, News Report 0

Israeli forces, Monday, opened fire on an unidentified Palestinian under the pretext of carrying out an alleged stabbing attack near the neighborhood of al-Musrara , in Jerusalem.In a statement , Israeli police claimed they “neutralized” the youth using gunfire. However, no injuries were reported. WAFA correspondence said that Israeli forces […]

05 Jan
10:08

Settler Vandalizes a Palestinian Home in Jerusalem

January 5, 2016 10:08 AM IMEMC Agencies Israeli attacks, Jerusalem, News Report 0

An Israeli settler damaged the wall of a family’s home in Al-Khalidia neighborhood, Old City Jerusalem, creating wide gaps throughout it.The Abu Sab family explained, according to Al Ray, that when they returned back home, in the early evening, they were surprised to find gaps in the wall of the […]

04 Jan
3:24

Palestinian Detained after Alleged Stabbing Attempt in Jerusalem

January 4, 2016 3:24 AM IMEMC Agencies Internal Unrest, Jerusalem, News Report 0

A Palestinian was detained Sunday, after reportedly attempting to stab an Israeli in occupied East Jerusalem, by Israeli police account.Spokesperson Luba al-Samri said in a statement that a “young Arab terrorist attacked an Israeli civilian while standing at a bus station.” The bus station was located on Barzani street, in […]

01 Jan
6:32

Gopstein: Christians Not Welcome in Jerusalem

January 1, 2016 6:32 AM IMEMC Agencies Holy sites, Jerusalem, News Report 0

An Israeli Rabbi said, Wednesday, that Christians are not welcome in Jerusalem, and that he does not mind burning mosques and churches.Bentzi Gopstein told Israeli TV Channel 2 that Israeli Jews practically prevent Christians from entering Jerusalem. He also called for making obstacles towards the expansion of Christianity and Islam […]

30 Dec
8:41

24 Shot and Injured by Israeli Forces in Abu Dis

December 30, 2015 8:41 PM IMEMC Agencies Israeli attacks, Jerusalem, News Report 0

Clashes broke out in Abu Dis, late Tuesday, following a funeral held for a Palestinian killed earlier this month, whose body was held by Israeli authorities for 26 days.Locals said that 24 Palestinians were shot and injured by rubber-coated steel bullets, while 19 others suffered from severe tear gas inhalation, […]

29 Dec
11:01

Ministry of Housing Goes Forward with Cancelled E1 Plans

Israel’s Ministry of Housing has been working on plans for thousands of housing units in the controversial E1 corridor, despite the cancellation of tenders for the units in 2013, a settlement watchdog reported.International condemnation of settlement construction in the controversial area led Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu to cancel the […]

28 Dec
2:53

Army Injures Two Palestinians, Kidnaps Three, In Qalandia

December 28, 2015 2:53 PM IMEMC Agencies Israeli attacks, Jerusalem, News Report 0

Dozens of Israeli soldiers invaded, on Monday at dawn, the Qalandia Refugee Camp, north of occupied Jerusalem, kidnapped three Palestinians and injured two others.Local sources said several military vehicles invaded Qalandia, approximately at 4 at dawn, stormed and violently searched several homes, and kidnapped three young men. The soldiers smashed […]

26 Dec
3:10

Israeli Army Kills A Young Palestinian Man In Jerusalem

December 26, 2015 3:10 PM IMEMC Agencies Israeli attacks, Jerusalem, News Report 0

Israeli soldiers killed, Saturday, a young Palestinian man in Bab al-Jadid area, in occupied Jerusalem, after claiming he “carried a knife, and attempted to stab an officer.’ Eyewitnesses refuted the military’s allegations.Israeli sources said the soldiers, and police officers, stopped the man and started searching him, and that he then […]

24 Dec
12:23

Two Palestinians And Two Israelis Killed In Jerusalem

December 24, 2015 12:23 AM IMEMC Agencies Israeli attacks, Jerusalem, News Report 0

Israeli sources have reported, Wednesday, that the police killed two Palestinians after carrying out a stabbing attack in Jerusalem, and that one Israeli died of stab wounds, and the other was accidentally shot and killed by the Police.The incident took place in Bab al-‘Amoud area; the Israeli police said policewomen […]

20 Dec
10:25

Two Children Injured By Israeli Army Fire In Qalandia

December 20, 2015 10:25 AM IMEMC Agencies Israeli attacks, Jerusalem, News Report 0

Palestinian medical sources have reported, Saturday, that two children were shot and injured by Israeli army fire, in the Qalandia refugee camp, north of occupied Jerusalem. Two Palestinians injured near Qalqilia.The two were shot, in their homes, during armed clashes between Palestinian fighters and Israeli soldiers. The sources said Fida’ […]

17 Dec
2:58

Army Kidnaps Five Palestinians In Hebron, Jenin And Jerusalem

December 17, 2015 2:58 PM IMEMC News Israeli attacks, Jerusalem, News Report 0

At least three Palestinians were kidnapped in Hebron, on Thursday at dawn, one in Jenin, and a woman in occupied Jerusalem, after the Israeli military invaded many Palestinian areas in the occupied West Bank.Media spokesperson of the Popular Committee against the Wall and Settlements in Hebron, Mohammad Ayyad Awad, has […]

14 Dec
1:51

Army Kidnaps Nine Palestinians In Hebron, One In Jerusalem

December 14, 2015 1:51 PM IMEMC Agencies Israeli attacks, Jerusalem, News Report 0

At least nine Palestinians have been kidnapped, on Monday at dawn, after dozens of soldiers invaded various Palestinian communities, in different parts of the southern West Bank District of Hebron. One Palestinian was also kidnapped in Jerusalem. The soldiers invaded several homes in Hebron city, violently searched them, and kidnapped […]

14 Dec
10:43

Two Jerusalem Families Evicted from Silwan Homes

December 14, 2015 10:43 AM IMEMC Agencies Jerusalem, News Report, Refugees/Immigration 0

Israeli authorities, on Sunday, notified two families living in the Silwan neighborhood of annexed East Jerusalem of intentions to evict, under claims they are owned by non-governmental Jewish organizations.WAFA correspondence said that Israeli police served a member of the Rajabi and Basbous families, from Jerusalem, a notification ordering them to […]

14 Dec
6:54

Undercover Soldiers Shoot Two Palestinians near Jerusalem

December 14, 2015 6:54 AM IMEMC Agencies Israeli attacks, Jerusalem, News Report 0

A group more than five Israeli soldiers dressed as Palestinian civilians (Musta’ribeen), on Sunday morning, opened fire on and kidnapped two Palestinian youths from Jabaa’ checkpoint, north of Jerusalem.Media sources said, according to the PNN, that the Musta’ribeen, AKA Death Unit, kidnapped the youths after opening fire at their vehicle […]

11 Dec
6:52

US Mogul Donald Trump Decides to Delay Trip to Israel

After criticism from both the left and the right, Donald Trump tweeted Thursday that he will delay his visit to Israel and Jerusalem.The wealthy business tycoon and apparent presidential candidate had previously stated that he planned to visit the Israeli Prime Minister Binyamin Netanyahu and then force his way into […]

11 Dec
2:58

Soldiers Kidnap Eight Palestinians, Including Six Children, In Jerusalem

December 11, 2015 2:58 AM IMEMC News Israeli attacks, Jerusalem, News Report 0

Undercover Israeli soldiers have kidnapped, Thursday, four Palestinian children as they were leaving their schools in the town of at-Tour, in occupied East Jerusalem, and two children in the Old City, and hurled a number of gas bombs. The soldiers also kidnapped two children in Jerusalem’s Old City, and two […]

11 Dec
1:51

East Jerusalem Hospitals Network Sets Targets to Improve Health System

December 11, 2015 1:51 AM IMEMC Agencies Diplomacy, Human interest, Jerusalem 0

The East Jerusalem Hospitals Network (EJHN) announced, during its 4th annual conference in Notre Dame of Jerusalem Center, plans to improve the entire health system in the city of Jerusalem. The 2015 conference was held under the title “Challenges & Achievements”, and tackled major issues facing hospitals in Jerusalem, most […]

10 Dec
2:57

Army Kidnaps Four Palestinians, Including Two Children, in Jerusalem

December 10, 2015 2:57 PM IMEMC Agencies Israeli attacks, Jerusalem, News Report 0

Israeli soldiers kidnapped, earlier on Thursday, four Palestinians, including two children, in several neighborhoods in occupied East Jerusalem. Israeli extremist attack children in Hebron.The Wadi Hilweh Information Center in Silwan (Silwanic) has reported that the soldiers stormed homes in the Old City, searched them, and kidnapped a child, identified as […]

08 Dec
1:15

VIDEO: Famous Christmas Song Covered by Palestinian Singers in a Call to Peace

Two Palestinians from Jerusalem have resurrected John Lennon & Yoko Ono’s ‘Happy Christmas’, in a call to peace across the Middle East and around the globe.Bashar Murad, of East Jerusalem, and Muhammad Mughrabi, of Shu’fat refugee camp, recently covered the famous tune with the aim of reminding viewers of the […]

08 Dec
12:50

Palestinian Teen Loses Eye to Stray Israeli Fire

December 8, 2015 12:50 AM IMEMC Agencies Israeli attacks, Jerusalem, News Report 0

15-year-old Khalil Mohammed Ahmed Kiswani is now in the intensive care unit of Hadassah Ein Kerem hospital, in Jerusalem, after an eye amputation.Kiswani was shot in his left eye with a rubber-coated metal bullet fired by Israeli forces during a raid on Shu’fat refugee camp, last Wednesday. Kiswani’s family explained, […]

07 Dec
4:26

Army Kidnaps Eight Children And One Man In Jerusalem

December 7, 2015 4:26 PM IMEMC News Israeli attacks, Jerusalem, News Report 0

Israeli soldiers have kidnapped, on Monday at dawn, eight Palestinian children from the al-‘Eesawiyya, Silwan, and the Old City of occupied East Jerusalem, in addition to the father of Omar Skafi, who was killed Sunday. The District Court sentenced three Palestinians, and ordered others under further interrogation.The Wadi Hilweh information […]

06 Dec
3:29

Right-wing Israeli group protests Christmas tree event in Jerusalem

December 6, 2015 3:29 PM IMEMC News Holy sites, Jerusalem, News Report 0

The right-wing Jewish group ‘Lehava’ held a protest outside of the YMCA in Jerusalem, shouting at Palestinian Christian children and families as they were entering and leaving the annual Christmas-tree decoration party.Lehava is a group that calls for the expulsion of the indigenous Palestinian population from their homes in what […]

05 Dec
3:13

Soldiers Injure Seven Palestinians In Jerusalem, Kidnap One Child

December 5, 2015 3:13 AM IMEMC News Israeli attacks, Jerusalem, News Report 0

Palestinian medical sources in occupied Jerusalem have reported, Friday, that Israeli soldiers shot and injured seven Palestinians, while dozens suffered the effects of tear gas inhalation, in Jabal al-Mokabber town, in the city. The army also kidnapped one child in Silwan, and handed five demolition orders of residential and commercial […]

04 Dec
3:31

Another Palestinian Youth Shot Dead for Alleged Stabbing in Jerusalem (VIDEO)

Israeli police, on Thursday, shot dead a Palestinian, identified as Ezz al-Deen Rayeq ‘Abdullah Raddad, 21, from the city of Tulkarem, claiming he attempted to stab an Israeli policeman in al-Masrara area.Israeli police announced it had “neutralized” the young man, who resides in al-Ubeidiya town. One police officer sustained moderate […]

03 Dec
3:19

Army Kidnaps Eight Palestinians, Including Two Children, In Jerusalem

December 3, 2015 3:19 PM IMEMC News Israeli attacks, Jerusalem, News Report 0

At least eight Palestinians, including two 11 years of age children, have been kidnapped, on Thursday at dawn and on Wednesday at night, during Israeli military invasions into Palestinian homes, in different parts of occupied East Jerusalem.The Wadi Hilweh Information Center in Silwan (Silwanic), said the soldiers have kidnapped Mohammad […]

03 Dec
7:19

Update: ’43 Palestinians Injured In Shu’fat Refugee Camp’

December 3, 2015 7:19 AM IMEMC Agencies Israeli attacks, Jerusalem, News Report 0

Medical sources in Shu’fat refugee camp, north of occupied Jerusalem, has reported that 43 Palestinians have been injured, during the massive Israeli military invasion into the camp, starting earlier on Wednesday. The soldiers completely surrounded and isolated the refugee camp before invading it.The sources said thirteen Palestinians were shot with […]

02 Dec
4:52

Hundreds Of Soldiers Invade Shu’fat, Detonate Home

December 2, 2015 4:52 PM IMEMC News Israeli attacks, Jerusalem, News Report 0

Hundreds of Israeli soldiers invaded, on Wednesday at noon, the Shu’fat refugee camp, in occupied Jerusalem, after completely surrounding the camp and exploding a Palestinian home — causing structural damage to a number of nearby homes.The hundreds of soldiers were deployed in different parts of the refugee camp, while sharpshooters […]

02 Dec
2:49

Army Kidnaps 10 Palestinians In Jerusalem

December 2, 2015 2:49 PM IMEMC Agencies Israeli attacks, Jerusalem, News Report 0

Dozens of Israeli soldiers invaded, on Wednesday at dawn, the town of Hizma, in occupied Jerusalem, searched many homes, and kidnapped ten Palestinians. One Palestinian kidnapped in Tulkarem.Local sources said the soldiers invaded many homes, and searched them, before removing and confiscating carports used by the Hizma car company. The […]

02 Dec
7:36

Soldiers Kidnap Lawyer Tareq Barghouth In Jerusalem

December 2, 2015 7:36 AM IMEMC News Israeli attacks, Jerusalem, News Report 0

Israeli soldiers have kidnapped, on Tuesday evening, lawyer Tareq Barghouth of the Palestinians Detainees’ Committee, after summoning him for interrogation.Lawyer Mahmoud Taha said the soldiers decided to keep Barghouth under interrogation for 24 hours, most likely to be renewed, allegedly for “incitement of Facebook.” Lawyer Barghouth will be sent to […]

02 Dec
5:52

Army Fires Gas Bombs Into Al-Makassed Hospital In Jerusalem

December 2, 2015 5:52 AM IMEMC News Israeli attacks, Jerusalem, News Report 0

Israeli soldiers fired, on Tuesday evening, two gas bombs into the al-Makassed Hospital, in the at-Tour town, in occupied Jerusalem, causing many Palestinians, including patients, to suffer the effects of tear gas inhalation.Hospital administration said the gas from the soldiers reached the Children’s Ward and the Intensive Care Unit, causing […]

02 Dec
12:37

Israeli Sentenced for Arson Attack on Hand-in-Hand School

December 2, 2015 12:37 AM IMEMC Agencies Jerusalem, News Report, Prisoners 0

An Israeli court, on Tuesday, sentenced a Jewish extremist to three years in prison for his part in an arson attack on a mixed Palestinian and Israeli school in Jerusalem, last year.Yitzhak Gabbai, aged 31, was sentenced to two years for the attack, and a further ten months for possession […]

01 Dec
12:33

Muhammad Abu Khdeir: Two Israelis Found Guilty of Murder

December 1, 2015 12:33 AM IMEMC Agencies Israeli attacks, Jerusalem, News Report 0

The Jerusalem District Court, on Monday, convicted two of the three people accused in the murder of Muhammad Abu Khdeir.On July 2, 2014, Abu Khdeir, 16, was murdered by tree Israeli men in the neighborhood of Shuafat, in occupied East Jerusalem close to his home. He was driven to the […]

30 Nov
9:58

Soldiers Kill A Palestinian Teen in Jerusalem

November 30, 2015 9:58 AM IMEMC News Israeli attacks, Jerusalem, News Report 0

Israeli soldiers fatally shot, on Sunday at night, a Palestinian teen in Ein al-Louza neighborhood, in Silwan town, south of the Al-Aqsa Mosque in occupied Jerusalem.Medical sources said the slain Palestinian has been identified as Ayman Sameeh al-Abbassi, 17 years of age, and that he was shot with a live […]

30 Nov
9:52

13-year old Palestinian Boy has Court Appearance; Trial will Begin in January

November 30, 2015 9:52 AM Celine Hagbard Human rights, Jerusalem, News Report 0

A 13-year old Palestinian boy accused of stabbing and wounding a 13-year old Israeli boy had a court appearance Thursday. On October 11th, Ahmad Manasra was run over by a car and beaten nearly to death by a group of Israelis, then subjected to brutal interrogation with no lawyer or […]

30 Nov
1:03

Woman Stabbed in Jerusalem, Palestinian Detained

A foreign citizen was stabbed in a West Jerusalem bus stop, this Sunday morning. The Palestinian man manage to run away but was arrested, shortly after, by the Israeli police.According to Jerusalem Post, a Palestinian man stabbed a woman near a bus station in Jerusalem, on Shamgar street, this morning. […]

30 Nov
12:33

Palestinian Man Killed after Alleged Stabbing in East Jerusalem

November 30, 2015 12:33 AM IMEMC Agencies Jerusalem, News Report, Palestinian attacks 0

Israeli forces shot dead a Palestinian man on Sunday, after he allegedly stabbed and injured an Israeli police officer near Damascus Gate, in occupied East Jerusalem, an Israeli police spokesperson said.Police said the alleged attacker was a 38-year-old Palestinian from the Nablus district, in the northern occupied West Bank. Local […]

29 Nov
1:28

Israel Closes Jerusalem Area Road, Isolates Palestinian Villages

November 29, 2015 1:28 AM IMEMC Agencies Israeli Politics, Jerusalem, News Report 0

Israeli forces, Saturday, closed a main road leading to Palestinian villages northwest of Jerusalem and prevented residents from entering or exiting the area, locals said.Locals told Ma’an News Agency that a checkpoint was set up on the road, completely blocking residents from moving through the area and isolating them from […]

27 Nov
2:28

Armed Paramilitary Settler Kills A Palestinian Near Jerusalem

November 27, 2015 2:28 PM Saed Bannoura Israeli attacks, Jerusalem, News Report 0

On Friday, an armed Israeli paramilitary settler shot dead a young Palestinian man, identified as Fadi Mohammad Mahmoud Khseib, 25. The slain Palestinian is the brother of Shadi Khseib, who was killed by a paramilitary Israeli settler five days ago. Israeli sources said the incident took place near the bus […]

26 Nov
1:31

100th Palestinian killed by Israeli troops since Oct. 1st: 21 year old shot during protest

November 26, 2015 1:31 PM Saed Bannoura Israeli attacks, Jerusalem, News Report 0

Dozens of Israeli soldiers invaded the town of Qotna, northeast of occupied Jerusalem, early Thursday morning, shooting and killing one Palestinian, in addition to kidnapping and wounding many residents.The Palestinian Health Ministry reported that the soldiers killed Yahya Yosri Taha, 21 years of age, with one live round in the […]