Category Archives: The Wall

25 Mar
5:43

Bil’in Weekly Protest Denounces Death Of Teen Killed By Israeli Soldiers

Dozens of Palestinians, accompanied by Israeli and international peace activists, conducted Friday the weekly nonviolent procession in Bil’in village, in the central West Bank district of Ramallah, against the Israeli Annexation Wall and colonies, and condemning the death of a Palestinian teen, who was killed by the Israeli army near […]

25 Mar
5:08

Many Palestinians Suffer Effects Of Teargas Inhalation In Kufur Qaddoum

Israeli soldiers attacked, on Friday afternoon, the weekly nonviolent protest in Kufur Qaddoum town, in the northern West Bank district of Qalqilia, and fired many gas bombs, and rubber-coated steel bullets, causing at least ten protesters to suffer the effects if teargas inhalation. Morad Eshteiwy, the media coordinator of the […]

18 Mar
4:00

Israeli Soldiers Injure Two Israeli Activists, Cause Many Protesters To Suffer Effects Of Teargas Inhalation, In Kufur Qaddoum

Israeli soldiers invaded, Friday, the town of Kufur Qaddoum, east of the northern West Bank city of Qalqilia, and fired at the protesters, wounding two Israeli peace activists with rubber-coated steel bullets, and causing dozens of protesters to suffer the effects of teargas inhalation. Morad Eshteiwy, the media coordinator of […]

11 Mar
8:36

Army Injures A Child In Ni’lin, Causes Many To Suffer Effects Of Teargas Inhalation

Israeli soldiers attacked, Friday, the weekly nonviolent protest against the Annexation Wall and colonies, in Ni’lin village, west of Ramallah in the occupied West Bank, wounding one child and causing many protesters to suffer the effects of teargas inhalation. The procession started from the center of the village, when the […]

18 Feb
6:24

Bil’in Marks Twelve Years Of Ongoing Struggle Against the Israeli Annexation Wall, Colonies

Scores of Palestinian, Israel and international peace activists marched, Friday, in Bil’in village, west of the central West Bank city of Ramallah, marking twelve years of ongoing nonviolent struggle, steadfastness and determination. Photojournalist Haithem Khatib, from Bil’in, said a young man suffered a fracture in his leg, after the soldiers […]

18 Feb
5:20

Many Injured After Israeli Soldiers Attack Weekly Nonviolent Procession In Ni’lin

Palestinian medics sources have reported, Friday, that many protesters, including three Israeli activists, suffered the severe effects of teargas inhalation, after Israeli soldiers attacked the weekly nonviolent procession in Ni’lin village, west of Ramallah, in the occupied West Bank. The procession started on Friday afternoon, after the nonviolent protesters gathered […]

10 Feb
5:05

Two Palestinians Injured In Bil’in’s Weekly Nonviolent Protest

Israeli soldiers attacked, Friday, the weekly nonviolent protest, held by Palestinian, Israeli and international peace activists, in Bil’in village, west of the central West Bank city of Ramallah, leading to clashes that resulted in wounding two Palestinians, including a child. The Popular Committee against the Wall and Colonies in Bil’in, […]

03 Feb
4:40

Dozens Injured After Israeli Soldiers Assaulted The Weekly Procession In Kufur Qaddoum

Many Palestinian and international activists suffered, Friday, the severe effects of teargas inhalation, after Israeli soldiers assaulted the weekly procession against the Annexation Wall and colonies, in Kufur Qaddoum, in the northern West Bank district of Qalqilia. Morad Eshteiwy, the coordinator of the Popular Committee against the Wall and Colonies […]

03 Feb
4:14

Weekly Nonviolent Protest Held in Bil’in

Many Palestinian, Israeli and international peace activists marched, Friday, in the weekly nonviolent procession against the Israeli Annexation Wall and colonies, in Bil’in village, west of Ramallah, in the occupied West Bank. The Popular Committee against the Wall and Colonies in Bil’in said this week’s protest comes in solidarity with […]

03 Feb
3:51

Army Attacks The Weekly Protest In Ni’lin

Israeli soldiers attacked, Friday, many Palestinian and international peace activists, holding the weekly nonviolent protest against the Annexation Wall and colonies, in Ni’lin village, west of Ramallah, causing many to suffer the effects of teargas inhalation. Mohammad Amira, the coordinator of the Popular Committee against the Wall and Colonies in […]

01 Feb
6:51

Israel Approves 3000 Colonialist Units, After One Illegal Outpost Was Scheduled For Removal

Following the Israeli decision to remove the “Amona” illegal colonialist outpost, in the occupied West Bank, the government of Benjamin Netanyahu decided to build more than 3000 units for Jewish settlers, on illegally confiscated Palestinian lands. The decision was officially announced by the office of Israel’s Defense Minister Avigdor Lieberman, […]

31 Jan
9:18

Israeli Forces Raid Aida Camp, Attack Residents (VIDEO)

Israeli soldiers, Monday evening, stormed Aida refugee camp, in northern Bethlehem, and assaulted residents, with clashes erupting with local youth. Eyewitnesses told PNN that the soldiers detained some of the youth and prevented cars from entering the camp, while attacking residents with rubber-coated metal bullets and teargas. Aida refugee camp has […]

27 Jan
8:52

Weekly Protest Held In Bil’in

Approximately fifteen Palestinians, accompanied by five Israelis and five international peace activists, held the weekly nonviolent protest against the Annexation Wall and colonies, in Bil’in village, near the central West Bank city of Ramallah. The protesters matched carrying Palestinian flags, and chanting against the ongoing Israeli occupation, and escalating violations […]

26 Jan
12:30

Israeli Soldiers Invade Homes Of Two Nonviolent Figures In Bil’in, Confiscate A Computer

Several Israeli military jeeps invaded, on Thursday at dawn, the village of Bil’in in the central West Bank city of Ramallah, before the soldiers broke into the homes of two main figures of the nonviolent movement against the Annexation Wall and colonies, searched the properties and confiscated a computer. Approximately […]

20 Jan
4:06

Israeli Soldiers Assault The Weekly Nonviolent Protest In Bil’in

Israeli soldiers attacked, Friday, the weekly nonviolent protest the Annexation Wall and Colonies, in Bil’in village, west of the central West Bank city of Ramallah. This week’s protest, attended by Palestinian, Israeli and international peace activists, was held in condemnation of statement by US president-elect Donald Trump regarding moving the […]

14 Jan
6:01

Two Injured, Many Suffer Effects of Teargas Inhalation In Bil’in

Israeli soldiers attacked, Friday, the weekly nonviolent protest against the illegal Israeli Annexation Wall and colonies, in Bil’in village, west of the central West Bank city of Ramallah, wounding two Palestinians, and causing many to suffer the effects of teargas inhalation. The Popular Committee against the Wall and Colonies in […]

14 Jan
5:26

Israeli Soldiers Attack Weekly Protest In Ni’lin

Israeli Soldiers Attack Weekly Protest In Ni’lin Israeli soldiers attacked, Friday, the weekly nonviolent protest against the Annexation Wall and colonies, in Ni’lin village, in the central West Bank district of Ramallah. Coordinator of the Popular Committee in Ni’lin Mohammad ‘Amira said the soldiers targeted the nonviolent protesters with gas […]

07 Jan
10:03

Israeli Soldiers Attack The Weekly Nonviolent Protest in Bil’in

Many Palestinian, Israelis and international peace activists held, Friday, the weekly nonviolent protests in Bil’in village, in the central West Bank district of Ramallah, before Israeli soldiers assaulted them. The Popular Committee against the Wall and Colonies in Bil’in said the soldiers intercepted the nonviolent protesters, and claimed that the […]

30 Dec
6:06

Ashrawi: Greek Orthodox Patriarch Well Informed on Israeli Religious Violations

PLO Executive Committee Member Dr. Hanan Ashrawi, on Thursday, expressed concerns regarding the statement of the Greek Orthodox Patriarch of Jerusalem, Theophilos III, who recently praised Israel for being a “democracy” that “respects freedom of worship.” In an official statement, Ashrawi said that “Theophilos III is very well informed of […]

17 Dec
4:57

Israeli Army Attacks The Weekly Nonviolent Protest in Ni’lin

Israeli soldiers attacked, Friday, many Palestinian, Israeli and international peace activists, holding the weekly nonviolent protest in Ni’lin village, near Ramallah in central West bank, causing several injuries. The Popular Committee in Ni’lin said the soldiers assaulted the nonviolent protesters as they reached a construction site of the illegal Israeli […]

17 Dec
3:41

Israeli Soldiers Assault Nonviolent Activists In Bil’in

Israeli soldiers assaulted, Friday, dozens of local, Israeli and international peace activists, holding the weekly nonviolent protest against the Annexation Wall and colonies, in Bil’in village, in the central West Bank district of Ramallah, and detained an international peace activist. The protest was held by approximately 20 international activists, 20 […]

13 Dec
6:54

(Video Series) The General’s Son: From Privileged Zionist to Activist for Palestinian Rights – RAI

On Reality Asserts Itself, Miko Peled tells Paul Jay of Baltimore’s Real News Network that his father, a famous Israeli General, was ostracized for saying it was necessary to negotiate with the PLO and respect Palestinian self-determination; but, he never gave up his belief that the expulsion of 1948 and […]

11 Dec
3:19

East Jerusalem: Israeli Strategy Explored in New Video

A new video released by the Negotiations Affairs Department, titled “East Jerusalem: Israel’s Colonial Project Unraveled,” declares that Israel’s policy in the city, since the 1967 occupation, is three fold: creating a Jewish majority, reducing Palestinian presence and isolating East Jerusalem and dividing it from its West Bank parts. According to WAFA, […]

03 Dec
5:08

Israeli Soldiers Attack The Weekly Nonviolent Protest In Bil’in

Israeli soldiers attacked, Friday, the weekly nonviolent protest against the Annexation Wall and colonies, in Bil’in village, near the central West Bank city of Ramallah. This week’s protest also marked the International Day for Solidarity with the Palestinian People.   Many Palestinian, Israeli, and international peace activists marched from the center […]

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01 Dec
10:28

Chilean Court Charges Israeli Officials with War Crimes

December 1, 2016 10:28 AM Celine Hagbard Bethlehem, News Report, The Wall 0

A lawsuit filed in a federal court in Chile this week charges three Israeli High Court Justices with war crimes for their decision last year to split an ancient monastery in the Bethlehem District from its community by running the Annexation Wall through it. The lawsuit was filed on behalf […]

26 Nov
2:57

Bil’in Holds The Weekly Protest

Many Palestinians, accompanied by Israeli and international peace activists, marched Friday against the illegal Israeli Annexation Wall and colonies, in Bil’in village, in the central West Bank city of Ramallah. The Popular Committee in Bil’in said the nonviolent protestors marched while carrying Palestinian flags, and chanting for national unity, the […]

20 Nov
8:05

Lebanon Begins Construction of Wall around its Largest Palestinian Refugee Camp

Lebanese authorities have installed the first blocks of a wall which will isolate the largest Palestinian refugee camp in Lebanon, called Ein Al-Hilweh. The camp, which is located southeast of Sidon city and sits on one square kilometer, is overcrowded with 80,000 refugees, according to the PNN. The wall  is scheduled to […]

18 Nov
7:51

Palestinians, Israeli And International Activists Hold The Weekly Protest In Bil’in

Many Palestinian, Israeli, and international peace activists held, Friday, the weekly nonviolent protest against the illegal Israeli Annexation Wall and colonies, in Bil’in village, near the central West Bank city of Ramallah. The protest was held by approximately twenty Palestinians, ten Israelis and five international peace activists, who marched from […]

16 Nov
7:03

Israeli Security Company’s Stock Soars after Trump Election

Magal Security Systems built the walls around Gaza and the West Bank. Now, its sights are set on the U.S.-Mexico border.  ~ Alternative Information Center (AIC) Bloomberg reports that, since Donald Trump was elected as the next U.S. president, shares in Magal Security Systems Ltd., which trades under the name Yehud […]

10 Nov
7:11

VIDEO: Quizzed About Israel’s Crimes, US Tries to Change Subject

by Michael F. Brown John Kirby, US State Department spokesperson and self-described “lover of history,” knows “the media pivot.” He can ably transition from uncomfortable political terrain – Israeli wrongdoing – to the preferred territory of criticizing Palestinians living under military occupation. Last week provided Kirby just such an opportunity. […]

05 Nov
12:12

(Video) Army Injures Three, Kidnaps One, And Sprays Waste-Water Inside Homes In Kufur Qaddoum

Israeli soldiers invaded, Friday Kufur Qaddoum town, in the northern West Bank district of Qalqilia, assaulted Palestinian, Israeli and international activists, holding the weekly nonviolent protest, wounding three Palestinians, and kidnapped one who was visiting relatives. The army also deliberately sprayed homes with waste-water mixed with chemicals. Morad Eshteiwy, the […]

22 Oct
4:55

Weekly Protest Held In Kufur Qaddoum

Dozens of Palestinians, and international peace activists, held the weekly nonviolent pretest in Kufur Qaddoum town, in the northern West Bank district of Qalqilia, against the illegal Israeli Annexation Wall and colonies, and the continued closure of the town’s main road, in addition to the escalating Israeli violations. The protesters […]

22 Oct
3:55

Illegal Israeli Colonists Attack The Weekly Protest In Bil’in

On Friday, several extremist Israeli colonists, taking position on a small hill behind the Annexation Wall, attacked the weekly nonviolent protest against the Israeli wall and colonies, in Bil’in village, near the central West Bank city of Ramallah. Dozens of Palestinians, accompanied by Israeli and international peace activists, marched from […]

13 Oct
3:59

The West Bank Olive Harvest, In Light of Settler Attacks

(Photo: The harvest season represents a symbol to strengthen the steadfastness of the Palestinian farmers, and a refuge for impoverished families.) The olive harvest, in the occupied West Bank, is considered to be as a Palestinian wedding which comes in October of every year; yet, it remains unsafe from the […]

01 Oct
6:45

Army Kidnaps Three Palestinians, Two International Activists, In Bil’in

Israeli soldiers assaulted, Friday, the weekly nonviolent protest in Bil’in village, in the central West Bank district of Ramallah, and kidnapped two Palestinians, and three international peace activists. Approximately 40 Palestinians, 15 Israelis and 20 international peace activists participated in the protest. The Popular Committee in Bil’in said the protesters […]

24 Sep
1:16

Bil’in’s Weekly Nonviolent Protest Celebrates Victory Of Hunger Striking Detainees

Residents of Bil’in village in the central West Bank district of Ramallah, accompanied by Israeli and international peace activists, held the weekly protester in the village, Friday, also celebrating the victory of three hunger striking detainees, held by Israel. The procession started from the center of the village, and headed […]

17 Sep
2:34

Hundreds March In Kufur Qaddoum’s Weekly Protest

Hundreds of Palestinians marched, Friday, in the weekly protest against the Israeli Annexation Wall and colonies in Kufur Qaddoum town, east of the northern West Bank city of Qalqilia, also demanding Israel to reopen the town’s main road that was closed more than 13 years ago. Morad Eshteiwy, the media […]

20 Aug
1:51

Israeli Soldiers Attack The Weekly Nonviolent Protest In Bil’in

Israeli soldiers assaulted, Friday, the weekly nonviolent protest against the Annexation Wall and Colonies, in Bil’in village, near the central West Bank city of Ramallah, as the locals, Israeli and international peace activists marched towards the villager’s orchards. The protesters carried Palestinian flags, and posters of hunger-striking detainees Bilal Kayed, […]

19 Aug
12:08

Islamic Christian Committee: Israel Planning Jerusalem Entrance Project to Obliterate Muslim Christian Spirit

The Islamic Christian Committee to Defend Jerusalem and Holy Sites warned, on Thursday, against an Israeli project called the “New Face of Modern Jerusalem,” which targets the main western entrance of the city. The committee said, in a press release, that the plan aims to give Jerusalem a Jewish character, obliterate […]

14 Aug
11:42

Salfit Farmers Unable To Harvest Their Lands Isolated Behind The Wall

Dozens of farmers from the central West Bank district of Salfit have complained about being prevented from entering their lands, isolated behind the illegal Israeli Annexation Wall, in Salfit. The farmers, from Salfit city, Masha, Marda, Eskaka and many communities in the district, said the Israeli army is denying them […]

12 Aug
4:13

Israeli Soldiers Attack The Weekly Nonviolent Protest In Bil’in

Israeli soldiers attacked, Friday, the weekly nonviolent protest in Bil’in village, in the central West Bank district of Ramallah, as the Israeli, international and Palestinian activists marched this week in solidarity with hunger-striking detainee Bilal Kayed. The protesters marched from the center of the village carrying Palestinian flags, posters of […]

04 Aug
10:01

Israeli Authorities to Build Wall around Gaza

Israel plans to build a massive concrete wall along its border with the blockaded Gaza Strip, and with the stated aim of destroying cross-border tunnels dug by Gaza-based resistance groups, Israeli press reported Wednesday. According to daily Yedioth Ahronoth, the Israeli Defense Ministry recently accepted bids from 20 Israeli construction […]

14 Jul
10:04

Israel’s Ideological Barrier

In 2002, the Israeli government decided to construct “a barrier” separating the West Bank and Israel with the declared purpose of improving the security of Israel by preventing Palestinians from entering Israel without first being cleared at a checkpoint. [1]Today, the Annexation and Segregation Wall consists partly of concrete slabs […]

09 Jul
10:45

Palestinians, International Peace Activists, Hold Weekly Protest In Bil’in

Dozens of Palestinians, Israeli and international peace activist participated, Friday, in the weekly nonviolent protest against the illegal Israeli Annexation Wall and colonies, in the village of Bil’in, west of the central West Bank city of Ramallah. Members of the Italian Parliament and activists from The Netherlands visited the village and participated in […]

25 Jun
2:20

Bil’in Residents, Israeli And International Peace Activists, Hold The Weekly Protest

On friday, many Palestinians from Bil’in village, west of the central West Bank district of Ramallah, held the weekly nonviolent protest, accompanied by Israeli and international peace activists. Approximately thirty Palestinians, and ten Israeli and international activists marched from the center of the village, heading towards Palestinian orchards, while the soldiers […]

19 Jun
9:19

$18m Approved for Settlement Construction

The Israeli government voted, in its session today, to provide extensive funding for projects which aim to expand illegal Israeli settlements in the occupied West Bank. According to Israeli TV, NIS 70-74 (approximately $18 million USD) will be allocated to enhance settlement security, under the pretext of “confronting Palestinian attacks,”  according […]

13 Jun
6:47

Army Flares Set Fire to Dozens of Olive Trees

Agricultural lands located behind the apartheid wall in Qalqilia, were set on fire late Sunday night due to the firing of flares by Israeli forces, according to WAFA security sources. Dozens of olive trees were reportedly engulfed in flames after Israeli forces fired light flares over agricultural lands in Qaliqilia. […]

27 May
4:48

For The First Time In 11 Years, Army Refrains From Using Weapons In Bil’in

Dozens of Palestinians, Israeli and international peace activists held, on Friday, the weekly nonviolent protest against the Annexation Wall and colonies, and for the first time in eleven years, Israeli soldiers refrained from using their weapons. As the case every week, the protest was organized by the Popular Committee against […]

20 May
2:29

Video: Israeli Soldiers Invade Bil’in, Storm Home Of Elderly Couple

Israeli soldiers invaded, on Thursday evening, the village of Bil’in, near the central West Bank city of Ramallah, and stormed the home of an elderly couple, before summoning one of them for interrogation. Cameraman Haitham Khatib, who filmed the invasion, said on his Facebook page that the elderly couple are […]

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30 Apr
1:20

Israeli Soldiers Attack Bil’in’s Weekly Nonviolent Protest

Israeli soldiers assaulted, Friday, dozens of Palestinian, Israeli and international peaceful protesters, holding the weekly procession against the Israeli Annexation Wall and colonies, in Bil’in village, near the central West Bank city of Ramallah. Medical sources said the soldiers fired many gas bombs, concussion grenades and rubber-coated steel bullets, causing […]

22 Apr
3:59

Israeli Soldiers Attack The Weekly Nonviolent Protest In Bil’in

Israeli soldiers attacked, Friday, the weekly nonviolent protest against the Annexation Wall and colonies, in Bil’in village near Ramallah, causing dozens to suffer the effects of tear gas inhalation. The protest marks the seventh anniversary of Bassem Abu Rahma’s death, who was killed by the Israeli army in a nonviolent […]

19 Apr
10:03

Human Rights Activists Call on IRS to Investigate Jewish National Fund Charitable Status

On Tuesday, Tax Day, activists delivered a petition with more than 5,000 signatures to IRS offices across the United States demanding the tax-exempt status of the Jewish National Fund (JNF) be revoked due to its role in displacing Palestinians and supporting illegal Israeli settlements. The petition was delivered to offices […]

15 Apr
3:24

Cremisan: EU Raises Joint Concern over Israel’s Renewed Construction of Apartheid Wall

The EU mission in the occupied West Bank, on Friday, said they were “deeply concerned” at Israel’s renewed construction of the apartheid wall in Bethlehem’s Cremisan Valley. The mission said that once finished, the wall will severely restrict access by nearly 60 Palestinian families to their agricultural land, likely devastating their […]

09 Apr
7:12

France Calls for Construction Halt on Cremisan Apartheid Wall

The French Foreign Ministry has called on Israel to halt renewed construction of the Israeli separation wall in the southern occupied West Bank’s Cremisan Valley, according to a statement published Friday. “France is concerned by the Israeli authorities’ resumption of construction of the separation wall in the historical Cremisan Valley, […]

08 Apr
11:01

Israeli Soldiers Attack The Weekly Nonviolent Protest In Bil’in

Israeli soldiers attacked, Friday, dozens of Palestinian, Israeli and international peace activists holding the weekly nonviolent protest in Bil’in village , near the central West Bank city of Ramallah. This week’s protest commemorates the 68th anniversary of Deir Yassin Mass acre. The Popular Committee Against the Wall and Settlements, in […]

05 Feb
3:00

Archaeological Excavation Conducted in Cremisan Valley

February 5, 2016 3:00 PM IMEMC Agencies Bethlehem, News Report, The Wall 0

In May of 2015, Israel commenced with the construction of the apartheid wall in the northern Bethlehem area; namely the area around the Cremisan Valley in Beit-Jala, without taking into consideration the valley’s potential of outstanding universal value. The site is an integral part of the serial nomination ‘Palestine, Land […]

23 Aug
3:17

Christian Priests, Palestinians, Hold Prayers On Bulldozed Lands

August 23, 2015 3:17 AM IMEMC Agencies Bethlehem, News Report, The Wall 0

Dozens of Palestinians, headed by several Christians priests, conducted prayers on Palestinian lands that have been destroyed and uprooted by Israeli soldiers, in Beit Jala city, in the West Bank district of Bethlehem.Head of the Beit Jala City Council Nicola Khamis said the priests, the locals and various international human […]

20 Aug
9:35

Palestinian Christians Clash with Police over Apartheid Wall

August 20, 2015 9:35 PM IMEMC Agencies Bethlehem, News Report, The Wall 0

Palestinian Christians clashed with Israeli border police near Bethlehem, Wednesday, after dozens of demonstrators, including priests, gathered to protest renewed work on Israel’s controversial apartheid wall in the Christian majority town of Beit Jala.An AFP journalist said the protesters, who were joined by a few foreign activists, gathered in Beit […]

17 Aug
9:37

Cremisan Valley: New Section of Apartheid Wall Underway

August 17, 2015 9:37 PM IMEMC Agencies Bethlehem, News Report, The Wall 0

Israeli occupation forces, on Monday morning, have invaded Beit Jala town, northwest of Bethlehem, using bulldozers, to proceed with building a new section of the apartheid wall.The razing is taking place in Bir ‘Ona archaeological site, and the wall will split the Cremisan Monastery valley in half. According to the […]

13 Jul
10:15

Christian Affairs Committee Denounces Resumption Of Wall Construction In Cremisan Monastery

July 13, 2015 10:15 PM IMEMC News Bethlehem, News Report, The Wall 0

The Presidential Committee for Christian Affairs, in Palestine, issued a statement condemning the Israeli High Court decision granting a green light for starting the construction of the Annexation wall in the Cremisan monastery valley, in Beit Jala, in the West Bank district of Bethlehem.The Committee stated that the Israeli decision […]

17 May
11:41

Farmers Denied Access to Land in Qalqilia

May 17, 2015 11:41 PM IMEMC Agencies News Report, Qalqilia, The Wall 0

Israeli authorities are to close a gate, in northern Qalqilia, used by Palestinian farmers to access their land beyond the apartheid wall for three days, starting Sunday morning, according to locals.’We have been informed by the joint municipal council of four villages, Kafr Jammal, Kafr Zibad, Kafr Abbush and Kafr […]

02 Apr
9:56

Cremisan Monastery wins appeal in Israeli High Court: Route of Israeli Wall must be changed

April 2, 2015 9:56 PM Celine Hagbard Bethlehem, News Report, The Wall 0

A Bethlehem-area monastery that was slated to be split in half by the Israeli Annexation Wall has won its appeal in the Israeli High Court, after a nine year struggle that involved multiple court cases and non-violent direct action to save the monastery.The ruling follows a long saga involving monks, […]

16 Feb
6:25

UK Labour Party Candidate Beaten and Arrested by Israeli Soldiers at Protest in Palestine

February 16, 2015 6:25 AM Alexandra Halaby News Report, The Wall, West Bank 0

Human rights activist and English political candidate, Mick Bowman, alleges he was beaten and arrested at a peaceful demonstration in Palestine on Friday.A human rights activist from Tyneside, in North East England, claims he was beaten and abused after being arrested while taking part in a peaceful demonstration in Palestine […]

15 Feb
8:18

Advocates of Palestine Celebrate Valentine’s Day With Twitter #HappyPalestineDay Campaign

February 15, 2015 8:18 AM Alexandra Halaby Human interest, Palestine, The Wall 0

This Valentine’s Day many Palestine advocates on social media chose to celebrate “Happy Palestine Day” in place of the traditional Valentine’s Day.This February 14, many Palestine advocates and good people around the world chose to celebrate “Happy Palestine Day” in place of the traditional Valentine’s Day. It’s not because people […]

05 Jan
5:50

Israeli High Court orders re-routing of Annexation Wall in Battir village

January 5, 2015 5:50 AM Celine Hagbard Bethlehem, News Report, The Wall 0

Palestinian villagers from Battir, in the southern part of the West Bank, declared a victory on Sunday in their struggle to save their village from annexation by Israeli forces for the construction of the Wall through the town.Battir has been the site of non-violent protests and resistance to the Israeli […]

01 Dec
5:24

Army Confiscates Dozens Of Dunams Of Palestinian Lands Near Ramallah

December 1, 2014 5:24 PM IMEMC Agencies News Report, Ramallah, The Wall 0

The Israeli army issued an order illegally confiscating dozens of Dunams of Palestinian agricultural lands, belonging to residents of Rantis village, west of the central West Bank city of Ramallah.Head of the Rantis Village Council Moayyad Wahdan stated that the army handed a military order illegally confiscating 48 Dunams of […]

08 Nov
2:55

Palestinian Activists Breach Section Of Annexation Wall Near Jerusalem

November 8, 2014 2:55 PM IMEMC Agencies Jerusalem, News Report, The Wall 0

A number of Palestinian activists managed to breach a small section of the Israeli Annexation Wall, northwest of occupied East Jerusalem.The activists said they demolished this section of the Wall to send a message that Jerusalem is an occupied Arab, Palestinian city, and to send a message to Israel that […]

26 Dec
9:39

Farmland Destroyed Near Qalqilya

December 26, 2013 9:39 PM IMEMC News & Agencies News Report, Qalqilia, The Wall 0

[Thursday December 26, 2013] The Israeli army has destroyed dozens of dunams of agricultural land, south of the West Bank town of Qalqilya, according to witnesses. Witnesses say that the Israeli army brought heavy machinery to uproot almond, citrus and olives trees in the area, and to level land in […]

23 Oct
5:34

Palestinians Breach Section Of Annexation Wall In East Jerusalem

October 23, 2013 5:34 AM Saed Bannoura Jerusalem, News Report, The Wall 0

Tuesday Evening October 22, 2013] A number of Palestinian youths managed to dig a hole in a section of the Israeli Annexation Wall, isolating the Al-Ezariyya town, east of occupied East Jerusalem.Media sources in Al-Ezariyya have reported that the Palestinians managed to breach four meters of the illegal Wall, and […]

30 Jul
1:09

Israeli forces raid Cremisan Monastery in Bethlehem

July 30, 2013 1:09 PM IMEMC Agencies Bethlehem, News Report, The Wall 0

Witnesses reported that Israeli forces raided the Cremisan Monastery in Bethlehem late on Sunday [July 28]. The witnesses told the Palestinian News and Info Agency (WAFA) that Israeli soldiers broke into the monastery, held the people who were inside, and inspected their personal documents. The raid was condemned as a […]

14 Jun
12:50

Israel claims Uncovering Two Tunnels In West Bank

June 14, 2013 12:50 PM IMEMC Agencies News Report, Qalqilia, The Wall 0

Israeli army sources reported Thursday [June 14 2013] that the army located two tunnels under a section of the Annexation Wall, close to the northern West Bank city of Qalqilia.Israeli daily, Maariv, reported that the Palestinians usually enter Israeli through week spots, such as cutting an opening in the barbed […]

28 Apr
1:15

Israeli Committee Rejects Appeals Against Path of Wall in Beit Jala

April 28, 2013 1:15 AM IMEMC Agencies Bethlehem, News Report, The Wall 0

WAFA – The Israeli Special Appeals Committee for land seizure under emergency law rejected last week two appeals against the route of the Annexation Wall Israel is building in the Cremisan Valley in the Bethlehem area town of Beit Jala, a press release Friday by the Society of St. Yves […]

28 Apr
1:15

Israeli Committee Rejects Appeals Against Path of Wall in Beit Jala

April 28, 2013 1:15 AM IMEMC Agencies Bethlehem, News Report, The Wall 0

WAFA – The Israeli Special Appeals Committee for land seizure under emergency law rejected last week after seven years of proceedings two appeals against the route of the Annexation Wall Israel is building in the Cremisan Valley in the Bethlehem area town of Beit Jala, a press release Friday by […]

19 Apr
1:21

Activists remove section of Israeli Wall in solidarity with Palestinian prisoners

April 19, 2013 1:21 AM IMEMC Agencies News Report, Ramallah, The Wall 0

This Palestinian Prisoners Day, April 17th 2013, Palestinian and international activists cut down a fenced section of the Israeli apartheid wall in solidarity with Palestinian prisoners held in Israeli occupation jails. A section of around ten metres was torn down near Ofer prison, where Palestinian prisoners can be tried in […]

21 Jan
12:15

Israeli Authorities Change Route Of Wall To Fully Annex Jerusalem For Israel

January 21, 2013 12:15 PM Saed Bannoura Jerusalem, News Report, The Wall 0

The Israeli Defense Ministry announced on Sunday that they will re-route a section of the Wall east of Jerusalem in order to close off an existing gap and fully annex the city of Jerusalem into Israel. The new route means the complete encirclement of the Palestinian village of Al-Zaim, with […]

22 Aug
7:56

Israeli Court Approves Well Destruction In Bethlehem

August 22, 2012 7:56 AM Saed Bannoura Bethlehem, News Report, The Wall 0

An Israeli military court approved, Tuesday, an order issued by the Israeli military demanding a Palestinian farmer from Al-Khader town, near Bethlehem, to demolish an irrigation well under the pretext that it is “close to the Annexation Wall”.Ahmad Salah, coordinator of the National Committee Against the Wall and Settlements in […]

18 Jul
1:50

Palestinian Village in Blackout

July 18, 2012 1:50 PM IMEMC Agencies Jenin, News Report, The Wall 0

A Palestinian village which is completely cut off from the West Bank by the illegal Israeli separation barrier has been without electricity for ten days. Mechanics required to repair their only generator require special permission from the Israeli military to enter the enclave.The village of Dhaher al-Malih west of Jenin […]

05 Jul
6:46

Israel Plans to Resume Construction of Annexation Wall in Jerusalem

July 5, 2012 6:46 PM IMEMC News Jerusalem, News Report, The Wall 0

An Israeli army officer revealed plans to resume construction of the annexation wall in Jerusalem in the coming weeks.Israeli army colonel Ofir Hindi, head of the administration responsible for construction of the annexation wall, revealed plans to continue construction on the wall in Jerusalem in the upcoming weeks. Israeli news […]

14 Jun
2:56

Netanyahu Considering Border Fence With Jordan

June 14, 2012 2:56 PM Saed Bannoura Arab World, News Report, The Wall 0

Israeli Prime Minister, Benjamin Netanyahu, instructed the defense establishment to weigh the possibility of constructing a fortified border fence along the border with Egypt.Talking to the Israeli Radio, Brigadier Gen. Eran Ofir, who heads the military border management project, including the construction project of an advanced security fence along the […]

01 Apr
5:08

Safa Protesters Remove 100 Meters Of Fence Isolating Them From Their Orchards

April 1, 2012 5:08 AM Saed Bannoura News Report, Ramallah, The Wall 0

As part of the protests marking the 36th anniversary of the Palestinian Land Day, and the Global March to Jerusalem, residents of Safa village, near the central West Bank city of Ramallah, headed to their lands and orchards that were illegally confiscated by Israel, and isolated behind a barbed-wire fence, […]

02 Dec
11:42

Israel Prevents Thirty Farmers From Entering Their Lands

December 2, 2011 11:42 AM Saed Bannoura Jenin, News Report, The Wall 0

The Israeli Authorities prevented on Thursday thirty Palestinian farmers from Anin village, west of the northern West Bank city of Jenin, from entering their lands and orchards isolated behind the Annexation Wall in the area.Local sources reported that soldiers stationed at one of the gates of the separation wall, rejected […]

30 Nov
2:53

Army Uproots Farmlands In Salfit

November 30, 2011 2:53 PM Saed Bannoura News Report, Salfit, The Wall 0

Israeli army bulldozers uprooted on Wednesday Palestinian farmlands that belong to resident of Mas-ha town, in the Salfit District in the central West Bank. The soldiers also demolished stables in the area.Resident Hani Amer stated that the army uprooted nearly 100 olive trees that belong to him, in order to […]

03 Oct
8:34

Israeli Bulldozers Level Lands in Al-Walaja Village

October 3, 2011 8:34 PM IMEMC Agencies Bethlehem, News Report, The Wall 0

Israeli bulldozers started to level Palestinian agricultural lands in Al Walaja village, northwest of the West Bank city of Bethlehem, Palestine News & Info Agency (WAFA) reported on Monday.Al Walaja Mayor, Saleh Khalifa, stated that a large number of Israeli military jeeps, accompanied by army bulldozers, invaded the village last […]

06 Sep
10:58

A Graveyard for Trees

September 6, 2011 10:58 AM IMEMC Agencies Bethlehem, Human interest, The Wall 0

An apology for writing more frequent than the usual 2-3 messages a week but our hearts broke when we arrived to find that much of the Israeli uprooting of Palestinian olive trees was already done in Al-Walaja today. The old farmer Mohammed Al-Atrash (Abu Wajih) was standing there in shock, […]

05 Sep
10:27

Army Surrounds Bethlehem Village, Uproots Olive Trees

September 5, 2011 10:27 PM Saed Bannoura Bethlehem, News Report, The Wall 0

Local sources reported Monday that Israeli soldiers are currently surrounding the Al Walaja Village, near Bethlehem, and are uprooting dozens of Olive trees in order to construct a section of the illegal Annexation Wall in the area.The soldiers, heavily deployed in the area, declared the village a “closed military zone”, […]

09 Aug
8:14

Israeli government charges police officers with allowing smuggling from West Bank

August 9, 2011 8:14 PM Saed Bannoura News Report, The Wall, West Bank 0

A number of Israeli police officers have been charged with taking bribes to allow truckers to bring smuggled goods from the West Bank into Israel, according to the Israeli Ministry of Justice.According to the indictments, Israeli border police officers would charge bribes of between NIS 1,000 and NIS 2,000 (around […]

02 Jul
9:19

The Day of Victory: Bil’in Celebrates the Removal of the Wall

July 2, 2011 9:19 PM IMEMC Agencies News Report, Ramallah, The Wall 0

Press Release; Friday 1-7-2011- For the first time after nearly seven years of resistance and struggle by the residents of Bil’in, the people of the village and a large number of participants from neighboring villages could hold the Friday prayer on the land that has been retrieved 2 days ago.Also, […]

22 Jun
9:27

Israel Shifts A Section Of the Annexation Wall in Bilin

June 22, 2011 9:27 AM Saed Bannoura News Report, Ramallah, The Wall 0

The Israeli army started on Tuesday evening to shift a section of the illegal Annexation Wall built on lands that belong to the residents of Bil’in village, west of the central West bank city of Ramallah.The act came in implementation of a ruling by the Israeli Supreme Court issued on […]

10 May
11:53

Army Starts Wall Construction Around Palestinian Town North of Jerusalem

May 10, 2011 11:53 AM Saed Bannoura Jerusalem, News Report, The Wall 0

Local sources reported that the Israeli Authorities started the construction of a segment of the illegal Israeli Annexation Wall, around Qalandia Palestinian town, north of occupied East Jerusalem.The sources said that several army bulldozers supported by armored military jeeps invaded the area and started leveling Palestinian lands to prepare them […]

07 May
7:18

Extremist Israelis Disrupt Talks for Palestinian Nonviolent Leader In Paris

A group of extremist Israeli youths, members of the outlawed Kach Movement, tried to prevent Palestinian nonviolent resistance leader, Abdullah Abu Rahma, from speaking at a forum in Paris, by creating chaos, acting in a violent way and trying to physically attack him.Abu Rahma, coordinator of the Popular Committee Against […]

07 May
1:00

Local Leader, Mahmoud Zwahre, Arrested At Weekly Protest Against The Wall At Al Masara

May 7, 2011 1:00 AM IMEMC Agencies Bethlehem, News Report, The Wall 0

Israeli troops attacked on Friday the weekly nonviolent protest against the Annexation Wall and settlements, in Bil’in village, near the central West Bank city of Ramallah. Troops also attacked similar weekly protests in other parts of the West Bank.The protest was blocked by Israeli soldiers on its way to its […]

18 Mar
3:53

Children Denied Passage Through Wall Gate After Refusing Electronic Body Scan

March 18, 2011 3:53 PM Saed Bannoura Jenin, News Report, The Wall 0

On Wednesday and Thursday, Israeli soldiers stationed at a gate in the Annexation Wall near the northern West Bank city of Jenin, have been demanding that the students undergo electronic scans before they are allowed to walk to school. The children refused and were ordered back home.The incidents took place […]

08 Mar
5:29

Israel Constructs Electric Fence On Egypt Border

March 8, 2011 5:29 AM IMEMC Agencies News Report, Palestine, The Wall 0

An Israeli military official based in the southern part of Israel stated Monday that the first stage of the Israeli electric fence on the Israel-Egypt borders will be accomplished soon. Israeli press reported that the Israeli Ministry of the Army had rushed to complete the infrastructure needed to build the […]

11 Jan
10:22

Boycott Roundup: US Tear Gas-maker CSI Urged To Cancel Israel Sales

January 11, 2011 10:22 PM IMEMC Agencies News Report, The Wall, West Bank 0

Four activist groups in the US are calling on a tear gas manufacturer to stop providing its products to the Israeli military following the death of Jawaher Abu Rahmah from severe respiratory distress on 1 January 2011 after inhaling tear gas fired by the Israeli army in the occupied West […]

06 Jan
3:39

Police Raid Homes of Israeli anti-Wall Activists

January 6, 2011 3:39 AM IMEMC Agencies Israel, News Report, The Wall 0

Israeli activists who are involved in protests against the Israeli annexation wall had their homes searched by Israeli police.According to a Ma’an News report, Israeli special police forces attempted to enter and conduct a search of a home in central Tel Aviv, shared by a number of left-wing activists. Activists […]

01 Jan
1:44

Child, Paramedic Wounded By Army Fire During Nabi Saleh Weekly Protest

January 1, 2011 1:44 PM Saed Bannoura Bethlehem, News Report, The Wall 0

As dozens of residents and international peace activists held their nonviolent weekly protest against the Annexation Wall in Nabi Saleh village, near the West Bank city of Bethlehem, Israeli soldiers violently attacked them and fired rubber-coated metal bullets and gas bombs leading to several injuries.Eyewitnesses reported that soldiers fired dozens […]

15 Nov
11:00

Israeli Deputy PM: Wall Should Become Official Border For Israel

November 15, 2010 11:00 PM Saed Bannoura News Report, Palestine, The Wall 0

Verifying the fears that Palestinians have voiced for years (which have constantly been denied by Israel), Deputy Prime Minister Dan Meridor told an interviewer with Ha’aretz newspaper that Israel plans to use the Wall constructed inside the West Bank as the official border of the state of Israel.Since its creation […]

23 Oct
2:17

15 Injured; Homes Burned by Israeli troops in attack on Nabi Saleh Protest

October 23, 2010 2:17 AM IMEMC News News Report, The Wall, West Bank 0

On Friday, at least 15 civilians were injured and three homes were burned by the Israeli military during the weekly anti wall protest in the village of Nabi Saleh in West Bank, according to reporters on the scene with PNN (Palestinian News Agency).Dozens of local residents, along with Israeli and […]

23 Oct
2:00

Three Civilians Injured in Bil’in Anti Wall Protest

October 23, 2010 2:00 AM IMEMC News News Report, The Wall, West Bank 0

The weekly non-violent anti-wall protest in the West Bank village of Bil’in ended with two adults and one child injured by Israeli forces, who attacked the protesters with so-called ‘non-lethal weapons’.Like every Friday, Israeli and international supporters joined villagers after the midday prayers at the local mosque, and headed toward […]

09 Oct
12:57

Two Journalists Wounded In The Weekly Non-violent Protest In Bil’in

October 9, 2010 12:57 AM IMEMC Agencies News Report, Ramallah, The Wall 0

Two journalists were wounded and dozens suffered effects of tear gas inhalation during the weekly non-violent demonstration in the village of Bil’in on Friday.This week’s action was dedicated to the olive harvest season, and the residents of Bil’in were joined by international and Israeli supporters. Protestors waved Palestinian flags and […]