Category Archives: Jerusalem

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 […]

26 Nov
1:56

Right-wing Paramilitary Jewish Settlers Storm Al-Aqsa Mosque Compound

November 26, 2015 1:56 AM IMEMC Agencies Internal Unrest, Jerusalem, News Report 0

Israeli right-wing paramilitary settlers, on Wednesday, broke into the courtyards of al-Aqsa Mosque compound in Jerusalem, in an act of provocation against Muslims worldwide, who consider it the third-holiest site in Islam. Such invasions, with weapons, into the sacred site are considered a severe violation of its sanctity.Right-wing Jewish hard-liners […]

25 Nov
3:01

Soldiers Kidnap Seven Palestinians, Including Five Children, In Jerusalem

November 25, 2015 3:01 PM IMEMC News Israeli attacks, Jerusalem, News Report 0

Israeli soldiers invaded, earlier Wednesday, several Palestinian homes and searched them, in different parts of occupied Jerusalem, and kidnapped seven Palestinians, including five children.The Wadi Hilweh Information Center in Silwan (Silwanic) has reported that the soldiers invaded many homes in the ath-Thoury neighborhood in Silwan, and kidnapped Ibrahim at-Tawil, 16, […]

23 Nov
6:08

VIDEO: Child Killed, Her Friend Seriously Injured, In Jerusalem

November 23, 2015 6:08 PM IMEMC Agencies Israeli attacks, Jerusalem, News Report 0

Israeli soldiers shot and killed, Monday, a Palestinian child, and seriously wounded her friend, allegedly after ‘carrying out a stabbing attack,’ in Jerusalem, wounding two persons.The slain Palestinian child has been identified as Hadeel Wajeeh ‘Awwad, 16, from the Qalandia refugee camp, north of occupied Jerusalem. The seriously wounded child […]

23 Nov
5:49

Undercover Police Assault Elderly Man in Jerusalem

November 23, 2015 5:49 AM IMEMC Agencies Israeli attacks, Jerusalem, News Report 0

Members of Israeli special forces assaulted, on Saturday evening, 90-year-old Mohammed Abbasi, severely beaing him while he was in the Ras al-Amud neighborhood of Silwan.Wadi Helwah Information Center said, according to Al Ray, that the elderly was in front of his son’s house, in Ras al-Amud, as Israeli troops were […]

22 Nov
4:29

Army Kidnaps Ten Palestinians, Including Three Children, In Jerusalem

November 22, 2015 4:29 PM IMEMC News Israeli attacks, Jerusalem, News Report 0

Israeli soldiers and undercover units of the army invaded, Sunday, various Palestinian towns and neighborhoods in occupied Jerusalem, and kidnapped ten Palestinians, including three children.Several military vehicles invaded Ras al-‘Amoud in Silwan town, and Jabal al-Mokabber, and chased school children, in addition to firing concussion grenades and rubber-coated steel bullets. […]

22 Nov
3:38

Second Palestinian Killed On Sunday: Taxi Driver Shot By Settler After Car Accident

November 22, 2015 3:38 PM IMEMC News Israeli attacks, Jerusalem, News Report 0

A Palestinian taxi driver was shot dead by an armed Israeli paramilitary settler on Sunday after crashing into another car on the main road near the village of ‘Anata east of Jerusalem in the West Bank.The killing of the taxi driver is the second killing of a Palestinian civilian by […]

19 Nov
3:13

Israeli Soldiers Kidnap Five Palestinians In Jerusalem

November 19, 2015 3:13 PM IMEMC News Israeli attacks, Jerusalem, News Report 0

Israeli soldiers kidnapped, on Thursday at dawn, five Palestinians in different parts of occupied East Jerusalem, and searched several homes.Amjad Abu ‘Asab, head of the Jerusalem Detainees’ Parents Committee, said the soldiers kidnapped a child, identified as Mustafa Abu Sneina from the Old City. He added that the army also […]

19 Nov
3:40

Clashes in East Jerusalem

November 19, 2015 3:40 AM IMEMC Agencies Israeli attacks, Jerusalem, News Report 0

Clashes broke out Wednesday morning, in occupied East Jerusalem, during a commemoration of two Palestinians who were killed after carrying out a deadly attack on a Jerusalem synagogue last year, witnesses said.Witnesses told Ma’an that Palestinian youth marched from the center of Jabal al-Mukabbir towards the main neighborhood entrance that […]

18 Nov
3:53

VIDEO: Undercover Israeli Soldiers Kidnap 3 Children in Jerusalem

November 18, 2015 3:53 AM IMEMC Agencies Israeli attacks, Jerusalem, News Report 0

In a series of repeated brutal attacks against Palestinians, Israeli soldiers dressed as Palestinian civilians (Musta’ribeen), this morning, have kidnapped three schoolchildren from Damascus Gate, East Jerusalem.Wadi Al-Hilweh Information Center said that the agents infiltrated a street in the area where students were heading to school. The Musta’ribeen then opened […]

18 Nov
3:17

Soldiers Kidnap 10 Children, 2 Journalists And A Young Man, In Jerusalem

November 18, 2015 3:17 AM IMEMC News Israeli attacks, Jerusalem, News Report 0

Israeli soldiers, and undercover units, have kidnapped on Tuesday ten Palestinian children, between the ages of 9 and 13, in addition to two journalists and a young man, in occupied East Jerusalem.The Wadi Hilweh Information Center in Silwan (Silwanic), in occupied Jerusalem, has reported that the soldiers kidnapped the following […]

18 Nov
12:08

500 Settlement Units Approved for East Jerusalem

November 18, 2015 12:08 AM IMEMC Agencies Israeli Settlement, Jerusalem, News Report 0

Israeli prime minister Benjamin Netanyahu, on Tuesday, approved the construction of 500 more illegal settlement units in the Ramat Shlomo settlement, occupied East Jerusalem. The move, which sets the stage for 1,000 additional settlement units to be built, reportedly follows a two year de facto freeze following a diplomatic row […]

16 Nov
4:21

Israeli Soldiers Kidnap Eight Teenagers In Jerusalem

November 16, 2015 4:21 PM IMEMC News Israeli attacks, Jerusalem, News Report 0

Israeli soldiers invaded, on Monday at dawn, several Palestinian communities in different parts of occupied Jerusalem, and kidnapped eights teenagers. The soldiers invaded and searched several homes, and interrogated many residents, before kidnapping the eight teenagers. The kidnapped have been identified as Waleed Tuffaha, 19, Odai Da’ajna, 16, Ahmad Adaween, […]

16 Nov
11:34

Army Kills Two Palestinians, Injures 34 And Demolishes a Home in Qalandia

November 16, 2015 11:34 AM Saed Bannoura Israeli attacks, Jerusalem, News Report 0

Dozens of Israeli soldiers invaded, on Monday at dawn, the Qalandia refugee camp, north of occupied Jerusalem. The troops killed two Palestinians during clashes with resistance fighters, wounded 34, and demolished one home. The soldiers exchanged fire with armed resistance fighters during their invasion of the refugee camp, killing two […]

16 Nov
3:39

Israeli Army Jeep Rams 2 Year Old Child

November 16, 2015 3:39 AM IMEMC News Israeli attacks, Jerusalem, News Report 0

Palestinian medical sources reported Sunday that a 2-year old toddler was injured after an Israeli military vehicle struck him in Bir Niabala town, northwest of occupied Jerusalem. One woman was also injured in a similar incident in Ramallah.The sources said the child, Adel Khader Shahin, 2, suffered injuries in his […]

14 Nov
1:54

Soldiers Assault Nonviolent Protesters In Jerusalem

November 14, 2015 1:54 AM Saed Bannoura Israeli attacks, Jerusalem, News Report 0

Palestinian medical sources in Jerusalem have reported Friday that Israeli soldiers assaulted dozens of nonviolent protesters marching in Jabal al-Mokabber, in occupied Jerusalem, causing dozens to suffer the effects of tear gas inhalation. The Palestinians marched demanding Israel to transfer the bodies of eleven slain Palestinians.The Palestinians are also demanding […]

12 Nov
2:49

Dozens Of Schoolchildren Suffer Effects Of Teargas Inhalation In Jerusalem

November 12, 2015 2:49 PM IMEMC News Israeli attacks, Jerusalem, News Report 0

Israeli soldiers fired, on Thursday morning, several gas bombs on schoolchildren, trying to cross a military roadblock on the main entrance of the Shu’fat refugee camp, in the center of occupied East Jerusalem.The soldiers closed the roadblock from both directions, and prevented all Palestinian traffic from crossing, an issue that […]

11 Nov
3:46

Thirteen Palestinians Injured, One Seriously, In Qalandia, Child Kidnapped In Jerusalem

November 11, 2015 3:46 PM IMEMC Agencies Israeli attacks, Jerusalem, News Report 0

Israeli soldiers invaded, on Wednesday morning, the Qalandia refugee camp, north of occupied Jerusalem, and clashed with dozens of local youths, wounding thirteen Palestinians, including a child who suffered a serious injury. The army also kidnapped one child in Jerusalem.The seriously wounded child has been identified as Fares Abu al-‘Aish, […]

11 Nov
2:47

Palestinians Warn of Plan to ‘Partition’ Al-Aqsa Mosque

November 11, 2015 2:47 AM IMEMC Agencies Holy sites, Jerusalem, News Report 0

Although tensions have recently subsided at East Jerusalem’s Al-Aqsa Mosque complex, many Palestinians fear that ‘partition’ of the site between Muslims and Jews remains a long-term Israeli objective.The current round of violence in the Israeli-occupied West Bank — in which scores of Palestinians have been killed so far — was […]

09 Nov
5:38

Israeli Soldiers Invade Al-Makassed Hospital In Jerusalem, For Fifth Time In One Month

November 9, 2015 5:38 PM Saed Bannoura Israeli attacks, Jerusalem, News Report 0

Israeli soldiers invaded, on Monday morning, the al-Makassed Hospital in the at-Tour town, in occupied Jerusalem, and searched admission records, looking for the name of a wounded child. The invasion is the fifth since October 10.The Wadi Hilweh Information Center in Silwan (Silwanic) said dozens of undercover soldiers, uniformed troops […]

09 Nov
3:30

Soldiers Kidnap Four Palestinian Children, And A Young Man, In Jerusalem

November 9, 2015 3:30 PM IMEMC News Israeli attacks, Jerusalem, News Report 0

Israeli soldiers have kidnapped, on Monday morning, a Palestinian child in the al-‘Eesawiyya town, in occupied Jerusalem, while three children and a young man were kidnapped Silwan town, Sunday. The Wadi Hilweh Information Center ion Silwan (Silwanic), said the soldiers invaded, on Monday morning, the al-‘Eesawiyya town, and kidnapped a […]

06 Nov
11:34

Child Injured In Jerusalem, Two Young Men Kidnapped

November 6, 2015 11:34 AM Saed Bannoura Israeli attacks, Jerusalem, News Report 0

Two young Palestinian men have been kidnapped, on Thursday evening, in occupied East Jerusalem after the soldiers invaded their homes, while a child was wounded earlier, after the soldiers fired concussion grenades into a school. Child kidnapped on Wednesday.The Wadi Hilweh Information Center in Silwan (Silwanic) has reported that the […]

03 Nov
2:22

Eight Palestinians Shot With Israeli Live Rounds Near Jerusalem

November 3, 2015 2:22 PM IMEMC Agencies Israeli attacks, Jerusalem, News Report 0

Medical sources have reported, Monday, that eight Palestinians were shot with live Israeli army fire, during clashes with soldiers invading Qotna village, northwest of Jerusalem, following the funeral procession of two young slain Palestinians.The clashes took place following the funeral ceremony of Mohammad Shamasna, 23, and Omar al-Faqeeh, 25. Shamasna […]

02 Nov
5:40

Army Demolishes Three Apartments In Jerusalem

November 2, 2015 5:40 PM IMEMC Agencies Israeli attacks, Jerusalem, News Report 0

Israeli soldiers demolished, Monday, three Palestinian apartments in Nosseiba neighborhood, in Beit Hanina town, in occupied Jerusalem. One home was demolished earlier.The Palestine TV has reported that the soldiers, accompanied by a number of bulldozers, invaded the neighborhood, approximately at 8:30 in the morning, and demolished three apartments belonging to […]

02 Nov
2:25

Soldiers Demolish A Palestinian Home In Jerusalem

November 2, 2015 2:25 PM IMEMC News Israeli attacks, Jerusalem, News Report 0

Israeli soldiers invaded, on Monday morning, Jabal al-Mokabber town, in occupied Jerusalem, and demolished a Palestinian home inhabited by seven family members.The Wadi Hilweh Information Center in Silwan (Silwanic) said dozens of soldiers, and employees of the Jerusalem City Council, invaded the town, before forcing the family out of their […]

02 Nov
1:43

Three Palestinians Kidnapped In Jerusalem, Two Injured

November 2, 2015 1:43 PM IMEMC Agencies Israeli attacks, Jerusalem, News Report 0

Israeli soldiers kidnapped, on Sunday evening, three Palestinians in Silwan and at-Tour towns, in occupied Jerusalem, shot and injured two others. The Wadi Hilweh Information Center in Silwan (Silwanic) has reported that dozens of soldiers invaded the Suwwana neighborhood, and the at-Tour town, east of Jerusalem’s Old City, before kidnapping […]

02 Nov
5:00

Settlers Resume Provocative Visits to al-Aqsa

November 2, 2015 5:00 AM IMEMC Agencies Holy sites, Jerusalem, News Report 0

Israeli settlers Sunday resumed their provocative tours into al-Aqsa Mosque compound, in Jerusalem, despite of recent remarks made by Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu, by which he vowed that ‘his’ government will not change the status quo at the compound, according to local sources.WAFA correspondence reports that groups of Jewish […]

02 Nov
2:00

Israeli troops ransack Palestinian homes in at-Tour & Shufat, abduct children, including 7-year old

November 2, 2015 2:00 AM IMEMC Agencies Israeli attacks, Jerusalem, News Report 0

Israeli troops invaded the village of at-Tour, in East Jerusalem, on Sunday, ransacking at least seven homes and abducting five Palestinians. Witnesses explained to the Wadi Hilweh Information Center that Israeli forces deployed in the streets of the village and closed some roads. They were stationed on the main entrances […]

30 Oct
11:49

Cameras at Jerusalem’s Al-Aqsa Mosque

Without attention to the fact that Israel is an occupying force, cameras at al Aqsa mosque will easily become a tool of the occupier.Israeli forces removed cameras Monday set up around the al Aqsa mosque by the Islamic Waqf – the Jordanian custodians of the Mosque, as per Israel and […]

30 Oct
11:28

Haredi Journalist: ‘Stop murdering us.’

October 30, 2015 11:28 PM IMEMC Agencies Internal Unrest, Jerusalem, News Report 0

A Haredi Jewish journalist has been slammed by pro-Israel critics after he objected to demands for Jewish access to Al-Aqsa Mosque.An opinion piece posted in Haredi newspaper, Mishpacha, on Thursday, by deputy editor Aryeh Ehrlich, began in Arabic: “We, the Haredi public, have no interest in going up to the […]

30 Oct
10:31

Palestinian killed near light rail station in Jerusalem following alleged stabbing of soldier

October 30, 2015 10:31 PM IMEMC News Jerusalem, News Report, Palestinian attacks 0

A Palestinian from east Jerusalem was shot dead on Friday evening near the Jerusalem light rail station by three separate shooters after he allegedly pulled out a knife and very lightly wounded a soldier. The Palestinian was shot numerous times – by light rail security, a border policeman, and an […]

30 Oct
11:24

Video: Israeli Military Attacks Against Al-Makassed Hospital Continue; Gas Bombs Fired

October 30, 2015 11:24 AM Saed Bannoura Israeli attacks, Jerusalem, News Report 0

The Jerusalem Legal Aid Center has reported, Thursday, that Israeli soldiers continued their invasions and violations, targeting the Al-Makassed Islamic Charitable Society Hospital, in the occupied city, and said the soldiers even fired gas bombs inside hospital grounds. The Thursday invasion is the third consecutive attack.The Center sent an urgent […]

29 Oct
3:20

Man Dies In Jerusalem After Soldiers Delayed Ambulance

October 29, 2015 3:20 PM IMEMC News Israeli attacks, Jerusalem, News Report 0

Palestinian medical sources have reported that a man died, on Thursday morning, after the ambulance was unable to reach him in time, due to the extensive military blockade, and roadblocks isolating Palestinian communities in the occupied city of Jerusalem.The sources said resident Nadim Eshqeirat, 52 years of age, suffered a […]

29 Oct
2:46

Eight Palestinians Kidnapped In Jerusalem’s Al-‘Eesawiyya

October 29, 2015 2:46 PM IMEMC News Israeli attacks, Jerusalem, News Report 0

Israeli soldiers invaded and ransacked several Palestinian homes in the al-‘Eesawiyya town, in occupied East Jerusalem, and kidnapped eight Palestinians.The Wadi Hilweh Information Center in Silwan (Silwanic) has reported that the soldiers moved two of the kidnapped Palestinians to interrogation centers, while the rest were moved to the military base, […]

29 Oct
9:21

Video: ‘Al-Makassed Hospital In Jerusalem Subject To Ongoing Israeli Invasions’

October 29, 2015 9:21 AM IMEMC News Human rights, Jerusalem, News Report 0

The administration of the Al-Makassed Islamic Charitable Society Hospital in Jerusalem has reported that the hospital has been a frequent target of Israeli military invasions and attacks, and that the soldiers are also trying to access patients’ records. Latest invasion was carried out Wednesday. Head of the hospital, Dr. Rafiq […]

28 Oct
3:39

Army Kidnaps 13 Palestinians In Occupied Jerusalem

October 28, 2015 3:39 PM IMEMC News Israeli attacks, Jerusalem, News Report 0

Israeli soldiers have kidnapped, on Wednesday at dawn, thirteen Palestinians, including two women and five children, after invading and searching their homes, in different part of occupied Jerusalem.The Wadi Hilweh Information Center in Silwan (Silwanic) in Jerusalem said the soldiers kidnapped Jihad al-Ghazzawi, from her home in Ras al-’Amoud in […]

27 Oct
10:12

Israeli Forces Raid Jerusalem’s Al-Makassed Hospital

October 27, 2015 10:12 PM IMEMC Agencies Israeli attacks, Jerusalem, News Report 0

Israeli soldiers stormed Al-Makassed Hospital this Tuesday morning, in occupied East Jerusalem, looking into patients files.Dr. Ali al-Husseini, head of the union workers in Makassed Hospital, said that more than forty Israeli soldiers stormed the hospital building in search of outpatient medical files. Husseini stated, according to PNN, that a […]