Category Archives: News Report

23 Oct
2:48

Gaza Child Drowns To Death As Immigrants’ Boat Capsizes

A boat, filled with immigrants capsized off the coast of Bodrum resort town, northwest of Turkey, leading to the death two children, including a Palestinian child from Rafah, in the southern part of the Gaza Strip. The Turkish Coast Guard has confirmed that the boat capsized near Bodrum, leading to […]

23 Oct
1:30

Israel Releases Jerusalem Governor, Holds Him Under House Arrest

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

23 Oct
12:57

Will Qatar Finance An Agreement Between Hamas And Israel?

According to the Israeli Kaan News Agency, it appears the Qatar will be financing an agreement between Israel and Hamas, in order to end the Great Return March processions. It said that Qatar would be transferring money to the Gaza Strip to pay salaries, and provide aid, in exchange for […]

22 Oct
8:25

3,894 Palestinians Killed in Syria Since 2011

Some 3,894 Palestinian refugees have been killed in Syria since the start of the conflict in 2011, Action Group for Palestinians in Syria said, on Sunday. The NGO said that its teams reportedly documented the killing of 1,408 Palestinian in Yarmouk and 263 in Daraa, 202 in Khan Al-Sheikh, 167 in […]

22 Oct
8:17

Soldiers Uproot 32 Trees in Hebron Area

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

22 Oct
8:11

MoH: Lives of Kidney Patients at Risk

The Palestinian Ministry of Health in Gaza has warned of serious complications that may threaten the lives of dialysis patients, due to lack of treatment. The Director of Pharmacy Department in the ministry, Alaa Helles, said that serious complications threaten the chronic kidney patients in the Gaza Strip, due to […]

22 Oct
8:06

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

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

22 Oct
8:02

Egyptian Delegation Arrives in Gaza to Complete Negotiations

An Egyptian security delegation, led by the head of the Palestinian file in the Egyptian intelligence, Ahmed Abdel Khaliq, arrived in Gaza on Monday, to complete the series of visits and contacts in order to complete the reconciliation process and the ceasefire truce files. The visit comes to complete what […]

22 Oct
2:12

Adnan Faces Serious Complications As He Continues Hunger Strike

The Palestinian Prisoners’ Society (PPS) has reported that detainee Khader Adnan, who has been holding a hunger strike for fifty consecutive days, is facing serious health complications. The head of the Legal unit of the PPS, attorney Jawad Boulos, said Adnan suffered a very serious weight loss, and is facing […]

22 Oct
12:18

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

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

22 Oct
9:14

Israeli Soldiers Injure Four Palestinians In Gaza

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

22 Oct
8:22

Israeli Colonists Puncture Tires, Write Racist Graffiti Near Salfit

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

22 Oct
3:30

Jordan to Cancel Israeli Annexes from 1994 Peace Treaty

Jordanian King Abdullah II informed Israel, on Sunday, that he will not renew two annexes of the 1994 peace treaty between Israel and Jordan, with regard to territory leased to Israel. The territories in question are al-Baqura and al-Ghamr, which are also known as Naharyaim and Zofar in the Hebrew […]

22 Oct
3:16

Settlers Continue to Storm Al-Aqsa Mosque

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

22 Oct
3:08

Erekat: Abduction of Jerusalem Governor a New Step against Palestinian Presence

On Saturday, October 20, at around 7:00 pm, three vehicles carrying Israeli occupation authorities intercepted the car of the governor of Jerusalem, Mr. Adnan Ghaith, pulling him out of the vehicle and taking him to an unknown location. Governor Ghaith was in Beit Hanina, north of Jerusalem, at the time of […]

22 Oct
1:02

Legislator Jarrar Receives Another Administrative Detention Order For Three Months

The Israeli Authorities renewed, Sunday, the arbitrary Administrative Detention orders against Palestinian legislator, Khaleda Jarrar, for three more months, for the fourth consecutive time. The Palestinian Ministry of Women’s Affairs issued a statement strongly denouncing the continued imprisonment of Jarrar, holding her captive under arbitrary orders without charges or trial. […]

21 Oct
5:36

Settlers Injure Palestinians in Burin (VIDEO)

October 21, 2018 5:36 PM Ali Salam Israeli Settlement, Nablus, News Report, West Bank 0

Several illegal Israeli settlers were videotaped, Saturday, throwing rocks at Palestinians in the village of Burin, southwest of the northern West Bank of Nablus. They were seen throwing rocks at residences in the Nablus Governorate under the cover of Israeli forces whom stood guard for the colonizers. Quds News Network […]

21 Oct
12:28

Illegal Colonialist Settlers Uproot Palestinian Lands Near Bethlehem

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

21 Oct
12:17

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

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

21 Oct
12:01

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

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

21 Oct
11:29

Israel Opens Two Terminals In Gaza, Refuses To Allow Fuel

The Israeli authorities have decided to open two border terminals with Gaza, Sunday, after shutting them down for ten consecutive days, but will not allow fuel, donated by Qatar, into the coastal region. Media sources in Gaza said that Israel has decided to open Karem Abu Salem (Kerem Shalom) and […]

21 Oct
5:57

PA to UN: “Gaza is Not a Humanitarian Problem, it is a Political Problem.”

The following is a summary of the opening comments of the United Nations Security Council Meeting #8375 on October 18, 2018,  Mr. Nickolay Mladenov, the representative of the Secretary-General to the Palestinian Liberation Organization and the Palestinian Authority, made the following points (summarized below). According to Mladenov, Demolitions OCHA (United […]

21 Oct
1:10

Hundreds Of Soldiers Invade Shweika Area In Tulkarem

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

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

21 Oct
12:27

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

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

20 Oct
8:49

Israeli Special Police Detain Governor of Jerusalem

October 20, 2018 8:49 PM IMEMC News & Agencies Jerusalem, News Report, Prisoners 0

Special units of the Israeli police detained governor of Jerusalem, Adnan Ghaith, in the town of Beit Hanina to the north of occupied Jerusalem. Informed sources told WAFA at least three police cars intercepted the car carrying the governor before nabbing him and leading him to an unknown destination. No […]

20 Oct
8:20

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

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

20 Oct
8:15

Settlers Steal Palestinian Olive Harvest in Nablus

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

20 Oct
8:06

Palestinian Detained in Jerusalem for Wearing Palestinian Flag Shirt

October 20, 2018 8:06 PM IMEMC News & Agencies Jerusalem, News Report, Prisoners 0

(Photo courtesy of Wadi Hilweh Information Center)  WAFA- Israeli police, on Saturday, detained a Palestinian in Jerusalem for wearing a shirt of the Palestinian flag, according to Wadi Hilweh Information Center. It posted a video and pictures on its Facebook page showing police detaining a young Palestinian at Damascus Gate […]

20 Oct
3:36

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

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

19 Oct
9:33

Israeli Soldiers Injure Several Protesters in Kufur Qaddoum

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

19 Oct
8:54

Israeli Soldiers Injure Four Palestinians In Hebron

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

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

19 Oct
8:34

Army Seriously Injures A Palestinian In Al-Biereh

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

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

19 Oct
7:58

Israeli Soldiers Injure Several Nonviolent Protesters In Ni’lin

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

19 Oct
7:33

US to Merge New Embassy with Jerusalem Consulate

The United States announced, on Thursday, that it will merge the US Consulate General, which serves Palestinians, with its new embassy into a single diplomatic mission in Jerusalem, to solely “improve the efficiency and effectiveness.” US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo said, in a statement, “This decision is driven by […]

19 Oct
7:21

ِArmy Injures 130 Palestinians In Gaza

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

19 Oct
12:00

Palestinian-American Student Allowed Entry After Appeal to Israeli Supreme Court

A Palestinian-American student who was prevented entry to study in Israel has claimed victory at the Israeli Supreme Court. The court ruled today that 22-year old Lara al-Qasem will be allowed entry to study in a graduate program at Hebrew University. al-Qasem, whose grandparents are Palestinian, is an American student […]

18 Oct
9:47

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

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

18 Oct
9:37

Seven Structures Demolished in Jordan Valley

Israeli bulldozers demolished seven structures and animal barns in the village of Bardala, in the northern Jordan Valley, on Thursday. WAFA reported that the seven demolished structures belong to a Palestinian identified as Khalid Sawafta. The demolished structures include three animal barns, a residential structure and three tents. According to […]

18 Oct
9:30

Barghouti Warns of New Offensive on Gaza

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

18 Oct
9:19

House, Retaining Walls to be Demolished near Bethlehem

Israeli occupation authorities, on Thursday, notified Palestinians in Al-Walajeh village, near occupied Bethlehem, about their intention to demolish a house and retaining walls in the village, according to local sources. Ibrahim Awadallah, a local rights activist, told WAFA that the Israeli army, accompanied by staff from the Israeli municipality of […]

18 Oct
9:12

Christian Cemetery Desecrated, Graves Destroyed in Jerusalem

October 18, 2018 9:12 PM IMEMC News & Agencies Holy sites, Jerusalem, News Report 0

Ha’aretz Israeli newspaper, on Thursday, reported that about 30 graves were vandalized two weeks ago, in the cemetery of Beit Jmal monastery, near Jerusalem. The monastery monks discovered the destruction of the tombs yesterday, saying the concrete crosses on the graves were taken down. The old cemetery is located about […]

18 Oct
7:59

ICC Prosecutor: Khan al-Ahmar Demolition a War Crime

The prosecutor of the International Criminal Court, Fatou Bensouda, released a statement on Wednesday, with regard to Palestine. She refers to the Bedouin community of Khan al-Ahmar, stating that “extensive destruction of property without military necessity, as well as population transfers in an occupied territory constitute war crimes under the […]

18 Oct
7:50

Army Abducts Five Palestinians In Hebron And Jerusalem

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

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

18 Oct
7:19

Israeli Soldiers Abduct Two Former Political Prisoners In Tulkarem

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

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

18 Oct
5:27

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

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

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

18 Oct
4:50

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

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

18 Oct
12:37

Israeli Soldiers Injure Several Palestinians Near Bethlehem

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

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

17 Oct
10:40

Israeli Colonialists Attack Shepherds, Steel A Sheep

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

17 Oct
10:19

Lieberman: Israeli Government ‘Must’ Attack Gaza

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

17 Oct
10:05

Mansour Hails UNGA Vote as ‘New Victory’

Palestine’s permanent representative to the United Nations, Riyad Mansour, hailed as “a new victory” the UN General Assembly vote in favor of a resolution granting the State of Palestine additional powers in the possibility of assuming the chairmanship of the Group of 77 and China, on Wednesday. The UNGA voted […]

17 Oct
9:55

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

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

17 Oct
9:45

ICC Prosecutor: Eviction of Civilians under Occupation Constitutes War Crime

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

17 Oct
9:39

Pro-Palestinian Demonstrators Confront UK Israeli Ambassador in Belfast

Angry scenes were reported to have developed as pro-Palestinian protesters confronted the UK’s Israeli ambassador, Mark Regev, at Queen’s University, in Belfast. A protester was restrained as several attempted to follow Regev’s car as he left the historic institution following a visit to speak to students. Around 70 pro-Palestinian protesters […]

17 Oct
8:18

Illegal Colonialist Settlers Injure A Palestinian Near Nablus

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

17 Oct
7:44

Soldiers Demolish A Palestinian Home Near Hebron

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

17 Oct
7:29

Israeli Colonialist Settlers Attack Homes Near Nablus

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

17 Oct
6:45

Israeli Soldiers Abduct A Former Political Prisoner, South Of Bethlehem

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

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

17 Oct
9:47

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

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

17 Oct
9:19

Unknown Group Fires Rocket Into Israel

For the first time in months, a Grad rocket was fired from Gaza at around 4 am on Wednesday, hitting the yard of a house in the city of Beersheba, causing no injuries or damage. Various Palestinian armed resistance movements rejected responsibility for the rocket. They issued a statement stating […]

17 Oct
8:48

Israeli Soldiers Abduct Five Palestinians In Tubas, Qalqilia And Tulkarem

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

17 Oct
8:34

Army Demolishes A Home In Jerusalem And Attacks The Family

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

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

17 Oct
8:18

Israeli Soldiers Abduct Three Palestinians In Bethlehem

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

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

17 Oct
12:46

Palestinian Dies From Serious Wounds Suffered Monday

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

16 Oct
8:51

Erekat: Netanyahu Uses Christianity to Distort Facts

Palestine Liberation Organization (PLO) Secretary-General Saeb Erekat denounced Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu, on Tuesday, for using Christianity to distort facts. “Israel’s Prime Minister continues to distorting facts even by using Christianity to support his racist and xenophobic claims,” Erekat said in a statement in reference to Netanyahu’s comments on […]

16 Oct
8:43

MADA: 48 Violations against Palestinian Media Freedoms during September

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

16 Oct
8:23

Israeli Policewoman Shot Palestinian ‘For Fun’

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

16 Oct
8:08

Airstrikes over Gaza Continue

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

16 Oct
8:00

Bulldozers Resume Demolition of Khan al-Ahmar

Israeli occupation bulldozers resumed work on Tuesday, at Khan al-Ahmar village, to the east of Jerusalem, leveling land around and inside the village, apparently in preparation for its removal.   Activists on a 24-hour vigil, at the Palestinian village, to ward off Israeli attempts to destroy it and displace its […]

16 Oct
7:54

Palestinian Detainee of 33 Years Warned of Punishment upon Book Publication

October 16, 2018 7:54 PM IMEMC News & Agencies Israel, News Report, Prisoners 0

A Palestinian detainee who has served 33 years of a 39-year prison sentence in Israeli jails, for acts of resistance to the Israeli occupation, was warned by the prison administration of severe punishment should he publish a book he wrote in prison, the Palestinian Prisoner’s Society (PPS) said on Tuesday. […]

16 Oct
7:45

Australia Considers Embassy Move to Jerusalem

After the infamous move, of the United States, to recognize Jerusalem as the capital of Israel, Australia now is considering moving its embassy in Israel from Tel Aviv to Jerusalem as well. Australian Prime Minister Scott Morrison said the country remained committed to a two-state solution to the Israeli-Palestinian conflict, […]

16 Oct
6:40

Israeli Soldiers Shoot Two Palestinians In Central Gaza

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

16 Oct
6:22

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

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

16 Oct
5:31

Israeli Soldiers Abduct Eighteen Palestinians In West Bank

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

16 Oct
1:11

Supreme Court Freezes Deportation of Detained American Student

The Israeli Supreme Court froze, on Sunday, deportation measures against American student Lara al-Qasem, who was barred entry to Israel over alleged ties to the BDS movement. The court will convene on Wednesday, to determine whether or not it will grant Al-Qasem permission to file an appeal against her detention […]

16 Oct
12:58

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

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

16 Oct
12:48

Israeli Settlers Led by Yehuda Glick Break into Al-Aqsa

Dozens of Israeli settlers, headed by extremist American-born rabbi and member of the Knesset for Likud, Yehuda Glick, on Monday morning, broke into the courtyards of the Al-Aqsa Mosque compound via the Maghriba gate, and under heavy protection by Israeli occupation troops. Jerusalemite sources reported, according to Al Ray, that […]

16 Oct
12:13

Mayor of Bethlehem: PM Netanyahu’s Statement on Bethlehem and Palestinian Christians is Another Attempt at Distorting the Reality of Israeli Occupation

Mayor of Bethlehem, advocate Anton Salman said, in response to Sunday’s statements by Israeli prime minister Benjamin Netanyahu on Bethlehem and the situation of Palestinian Christians, that such a statement “is another Israeli attempt at distorting the reality of the Israeli occupation and particularly the effects that Israeli policies have […]

16 Oct
12:03

New Israeli Laws Enhance Creeping Annexation Policy

The Israeli government continues with actions to impose a defacto position, in the occupied West Bank, as part of its annexation policy, and attempts to apply Israeli law on the settlements. The so-called Central Command has recently ratified the enactment of two agricultural laws on settlements that were illegally built […]

15 Oct
6:54

Updated: Israeli Navy, Soldiers, Injure 32 Palestinians In Northern Gaza

Israeli navy and soldiers attacked, Monday, dozens of Palestinian protesters, demanding an end to the deadly siege on the Gaza Strip, and injured 32 Palestinians with live fire, in addition to causing dozens to suffer the effects of teargas inhalation. The procession was organized by the Higher National Committee for […]

15 Oct
3:29

Soldiers Confiscate Equipment Near Hebron

Israeli soldiers invaded, Monday, Masafer Yatta town, near the southern West Bank city of Hebron, and confiscated equipment used for digging water wells, in addition to a crane and electricity generator. Media sources in Hebron said the soldiers invaded Susiya village, in Masafer Yatta, and confiscated the equipment, before taking […]

15 Oct
3:10

Updated: “Palestinian, Who Was Killed In Alleged Stabbing Attempt, Identified”

The Palestinian, who was killed by Israeli soldiers near an illegal colony, north of Salfit, in the occupied West Bank, Monday, has been identified as Elias Saleh Yassin, 22, from Biddya village, west of Salfit. The Palestinian was shot dead by soldiers stationed at the “Gitai” Junction, close to Ariel […]

15 Oct
1:37

Israeli Soldiers Invade Al-Khan Al-Ahmar, Abduct Four And Injure Seven

Dozens of Israeli soldiers, accompanied by a bulldozer, invaded the al-Khan al-Ahmar Bedouin community, east of occupied Jerusalem, and started bulldozing adjacent lands, before attacking nonviolent solidarity activists, abducted four and injured seven other. Eyewitnesses said seven nonviolent activist suffered various lacerations after being assaulted by the Israeli soldiers and […]

15 Oct
12:30

Illegal Israeli Colonists Attack Palestinian Olive Pickers, Injure One, Near Nablus

October 15, 2018 12:30 PM IMEMC News Israeli attacks, Nablus, News Report, West Bank 0

A number of illegal extremist Israeli colonialist settlers invaded, Monday, Palestinian orchards in Deir al-Hatab village, east of the northern West bank city of Nablus, and attacked Palestinians picking their olive trees, wounding one. The attack was carried out by colonists from Elon Moreh illegal colony, which was built on […]

15 Oct
12:05

Na’alwa Family Receives Demolition Order

October 15, 2018 12:05 PM IMEMC News Israeli attacks, News Report, Tulkarem, West Bank 0

Dozens of Israeli soldiers invaded, Monday Shweika area in Tulkarem, in northern West Bank, and handed the family of Ashraf Suleiman Na’alwa, 23, an official order for the demolition of their home. Media sources said the soldiers handed the order to the family, and informed that they have until October […]

15 Oct
11:01

PPS: “Israeli Soldiers Abduct Sixteen Palestinians In the West Bank”

The Palestinian Prisoners’ Society (PPS) has confirmed that Israeli soldiers abducted, late at night and on Monday at dawn, at least 16 Palestinians, including children, during extensive and violent invasions and searches of homes across the occupied West Bank, including Jerusalem. In Bethlehem, the soldiers abducted Zein Mohammad al-‘Amour, 15, […]

15 Oct
9:59

Army Abducts Five Palestinians In Tulkarem, One In Qalqilia, And Two In Jerusalem

Israeli soldiers abducted, on Monday at dawn, five Palestinians from several areas of the northern West Bank governorate of Tulkarem, one in nearby Qalqilia, and two in Jerusalem, during violent invasions and searches of homes. The Tulkarem office of the Palestinian Prisoners’ Society (PPS) has reported that the soldiers stormed […]

15 Oct
9:29

Israeli Soldiers Abduct Three Palestinians In Hebron

October 15, 2018 9:29 AM IMEMC News Hebron, Israeli attacks, News Report, West Bank 0

Israeli soldiers abducted, on Monday at dawn, three Palestinians from their homes in Hebron governorate, in the south part of the occupied West Bank. Media sources in Hebron said the soldiers invaded and searched many homes in the city, and in Surif town, northwest of Hebron, before abducting the three […]

15 Oct
2:11

Palestinian Authority Challenges Israel’s New Settlement Approval in Hebron

The Palestinian Ministry of Foreign Affairs warned on Sunday that there would be “serious repercussions of an Israeli expansion project of the old city of al-Khalil. (Hebron)”. The warning came after 31 new settlement housing units were approved by the Israeli Defence Minister Avigdor Lieberman on Sunday. This illegal settlement in […]

14 Oct
7:50

UN Condemns Settler Stoning of Palestinian Woman

United Nations Special Coordinator for the Middle East Peace Process Nickolay Mladenov condemned, on Sunday, the murder of a Palestinian woman by extremist Israeli settlers in the occupied West Bank. In a statement, Mladenov said, according to Days of Palestine: “I condemn this Friday’s attack in the occupied West Bank in […]

14 Oct
7:22

One Injured in Israeli Strike on Northern Gaza

A Palestinian youth was injured in an Israeli airstrike that targeted a group of Palestinians east of the town of Beit Hanoun, in the northern Gaza Strip, said WAFA sources. An Israeli drone shelled an area to the east of Beit Hanoun, injuring one youth with missile shrapnel. The youth […]

14 Oct
7:19

31 New Settlement Units Approved in Hebron’s Old City District

The Israeli occupation government reportedly plans to approve, on Sunday, the construction of 31 new settlement housing units in the West Bank city of Hebron. According to the PNN, the government will approve a budget of 22 million shekels for the building of 31 settlement units on Al Shuhada Street, in […]

14 Oct
2:10

Israeli Soldiers And Settlers Uproot Trees In Silwan

Dozens of Israeli soldiers and colonialist settlers invaded, on Sunday afternoon, Wadi ar-Rababa neighborhood in Silwan town, south of the Al-Aqsa Mosque in occupied East Jerusalem, and uprooted dozens of olive trees. Mohammad al-Fateh, a local nonviolent activist from Jerusalem, said the soldiers and colonialist settlers invaded dozens of Dunams […]

14 Oct
1:02

Two Palestinians Workers Injured After Being Rammed By A Colonialist Settler’s Vehicle (VIDEO)

Two Palestinian workers were injured, Sunday, after being rammed by a speeding car driven by a colonialist settler woman, east of Qalqilia, in northern West Bank. Marzouq Abdul-Hafith, said the settler struck his brother Eqab Abdul-Hafith, and Amir Hayel Raji, seriously injuring his brother in the head, while Raji suffered […]

14 Oct
12:00

Israeli Colonists Uproot 400 Olive And Grapevine Saplings In Al-Khader

October 14, 2018 12:00 PM IMEMC News Bethlehem, Israeli attacks, News Report, West Bank 0

A group of illegal Israeli colonialist settlers invaded, earlier Sunday, Palestinian lands in the al-Khader town, south of the West Bank city of Bethlehem, and uprooted 400 grape and olive saplings. Ahmad Salah, the coordinator of the Popular Committee against the Annexation Wall and Colonies in al-Khader, said the Israeli […]

14 Oct
10:16

Army Abducts A Palestinian, Searches Homes And Closes A Road, In Hebron

October 14, 2018 10:16 AM IMEMC News Hebron, Israeli attacks, News Report, West Bank 0

Israeli soldiers abducted, earlier Sunday, a young Palestinian man, searched homes and closed a main road, in Hebron governorate in the southern part of the occupied West Bank. Media sources in Hebron said several army jeeps invaded Tarqoumia town, west of the city, and abducted Fahd Nader Tannina, 23, after […]

14 Oct
9:25

Israeli Soldiers Abduct Two Young Men In Tulkarem

October 14, 2018 9:25 AM IMEMC News Israeli attacks, News Report, Tulkarem, West Bank 0

Israeli soldiers abducted, on Sunday at dawn, two young Palestinian men during extensive and violent searches of homes in Qalqilia governorate, in the northern part of the occupied West Bank. The Qalqilia office of the Palestinian Prisoners’ Society (PPS) said the soldiers stormed and ransacked many homes, and interrogated several […]

14 Oct
9:04

Army Abducts Three Palestinians In Qalqilia, Summons Three In Bethlehem

Israeli soldiers abducted, on Sunday at dawn, three young Palestinian men, including a former political prisoner, in Qalqilia governorate, in northern West Bank, and summoned for interrogation three others, including two children, from Bethlehem governorate. The Qalqilia office of the Palestinian Prisoners’ Society (PPS) said the soldiers abducted a former […]

14 Oct
6:06

Army Destroys Waterline in Kufr Qaddoum

Israeli forces, on Saturday, destroyed a water pipeline and sealed several roads in the village of Kafr Qaddoum, near Qalqilia city, in the occupied West Bank, local sources said. Morad Shtewi, coordinator of the popular resistance in the village, told WAFA that Israeli army accompanied by a bulldozer broke into […]

14 Oct
4:04

Israeli Colonists Injure a Palestinian In Hebron

Several illegal colonialist settlers attacked, on Saturday evening, many Palestinian families living in Tal Romeida neighborhood in Hebron city, in the southern part of the occupied West Bank, wounding one man. Local sources said the Israeli assailants came from the illegal Ramat Yishai and Beit Hadassah colonies, which were established […]

14 Oct
3:52

Illegal Colonialist Settlers Attack Palestinians On Olive Orchards Near Nablus

A group of illegal Israeli colonialist settlers attacked, Saturday, many Palestinians while picking their olive trees in orchards owned by Burin villagers, south of the northern West Bank city of Nablus. The WAFA Palestinian News Agency quoted the villages stating that the assailants came from Givat Ronen illegal colony, which […]