Category Archives: News Report

18 Sep
2:58

Army Kills Two Palestinians In Gaza

September 18, 2018 2:58 PM IMEMC News Gaza Strip, Israeli attacks, Khan Younis, News Report 0

Updated: The Palestinian Health Ministry in Gaza has reported, late on Monday at night, that an Israeli war jet fired a missile at Palestinians, east of Khan Younis, in the southern part of the Gaza Strip, killing two young men. Their bodies have been severely mutilated, and it took the […]

18 Sep
1:16

Army Abducts Five Palestinians, Injures Four, In Al-Aqsa Mosque

The Israeli army abducted, Tuesday, five Palestinians and injured four others, after dozens of soldiers and officers accompanied nearly 300 colonialist settlers in provocative tours into the courtyards of the Al-Aqsa Mosque, in occupied Jerusalem. Firas al-Dibis, the media coordinator of the Waqf and Islamic Endowment Department in occupied Jerusalem, […]

18 Sep
12:36

Israeli Soldiers Abduct Eleven Palestinians In The West Bank

The Palestinian Prisoners’ Society (PPS) has reported that Israeli soldiers abducted, on Tuesday at dawn, eleven Palestinians, in several parts of the occupied West Bank. The PPS stated that the soldiers abducted Rania Wajeeh Dweik, after stopping her at the Container roadblock, northeast of Bethlehem. It added that the soldiers […]

18 Sep
11:10

Palestinian Beaten to Death by Israeli Soldiers

The Palestinian Prisoners’ Society (PPS) has reported that Israeli soldiers killed, on Tuesday at dawn, a young Palestinian man after abducting him from his home, and repeatedly assaulting him. The PPS said undercover Israeli soldiers abducted Mohammad Zaghloul al-Khatib, 24, from his home in Beit Rima town, northwest of Ramallah, […]

18 Sep
3:06

UPDATE: French Activist Released, Tells Story of Detention at Khan Al-Ahmar

The Israeli occupation court in Jerusalem on Monday withdrew its decision to deport French activist Frank Romano for participation in the protest against the occupation in Khan Al-Ahmar Bedouin village, east of occupied Jerusalem. Romano, a law professor at the French Sorbonne University, who holds both French and American citizenship, […]

18 Sep
2:44

Israeli Soldiers Invade al-Khader and Artas, In Bethlehem

September 18, 2018 2:44 AM IMEMC News Bethlehem, Israeli attacks, News Report, West Bank 0

Dozens of Israeli soldiers invaded, on Monday at night, the towns of al-Khader and Artas, south of Bethlehem in the occupied West Bank. Media sources said the soldiers surrounded the two towns, and fired many flares before invading them. They added that local youngsters protested the invasions and hurled stoned […]

18 Sep
2:40

Palestinian Activists Address Comments to UN General Assembly

Activists in occupied Palestine, who were disappointed with speeches made by Palestinian Authority President Mahmoud Abbas, at the UN General Assembly, decided to address the international organisation on their own. In a statement issued by the organisers of the social media campaign, it was pointed out that the action is […]

18 Sep
2:34

Army Injures 26 Palestinians In Gaza

Israeli soldiers shot, on Monday evening, 26 Palestinians with live fire, and caused dozens to suffer the effects of teargas inhalation, after the army resorted to the excessive use of force against a nonviolent flotilla protest against the ongoing deadly Israeli siege on the coastal region. Media sources in Gaza […]

18 Sep
2:25

VIDEO: Israeli Settlers Storm Al-Aqsa Mosque

Dozens of Israeli settlers stormed the Al-Aqsa Mosque compound on Monday, and performed religious Jewish prayers under the protection of heavily armed Israeli forces. Spokesman for the Islamic Endowment department (Waqf), Firas al-Dibs, said that dozens of Israeli settlers stormed the compound through the Moroccan Gate in successive groups. Al-Dibs […]

18 Sep
2:13

Ex-Israeli PM Ehud Barak Compares Netanyahu to Romanian Dictator Ceausescu

September 18, 2018 2:13 AM IMEMC News & Agencies Israel, Israeli Politics, News Report 0

Former Israeli prime minister Ehud Barak has censured his successor Benjamin Netanyahu for passing corrupt legislation, comparing him to Romanian dictator Nicolae Ceausescu, who was overthrown and killed in 1989.   “The moral collapse of Netanyahu has begotten laws whose only purpose is to help the government escape the corruption, bribery […]

18 Sep
1:48

Occupation Forces Arrested 3,500 Palestinians in First Half of 2018

Photo credit: Addameer. POSTED BY: ADDAMEER: PRISONER SUPPORT AND HUMAN RIGHTS ASSOCIATION SEPTEMBER 17, 2018 Occupation forces arrested 3,533 Palestinians, including 651 children, 63 women, and four journalists during the first six months of 2018. In the context of continued violations of international law, and the rights of the Palestinian people, Palestinian […]

18 Sep
1:31

Israeli Forces Seize Large Sum of Money from Jenin-area Town

September 18, 2018 1:31 AM IMEMC News & Agencies Israeli attacks, Jenin, News Report 0

Israeli occupation forces, on Monday, stormed the town of Silet al-Harithiya, to the west of Jenin, in the occupied West Bank, and took a large sum of money from inside one of the homes, according to local WAFA sources. The sources said that Israeli forces raided, searched and wreaked havoc in […]

17 Sep
1:01

Israeli Soldiers Abduct 19 Palestinians In The West Bank

The Palestinian Prisoners’ Society (PPS) has reported that Israeli soldiers abducted, overnight until early morning hours, Monday, 19 Palestinians, including three siblings, from their homes in several parts of the occupied West Bank. The PPS said the soldiers conducted extensive and violent searches of dozens of homes across the West […]

17 Sep
12:19

Teacher, Several Students, Injured By Army Gas Bombs In Hebron

September 17, 2018 12:19 PM IMEMC News Hebron, Israeli Politics, News Report, West Bank 0

Palestinian medical sources have reported that one teacher and several students suffered the effects of teargas inhalation, Monday, after Israeli soldiers fired many gas bombs in and around their school. The sources said the teacher Amjad Tanneena, and scores of schoolchildren, suffered the severe effects of teargas inhalation, and were […]

17 Sep
10:29

Army Injures Eight Palestinians, Including Two Medics, In Nablus

Israeli soldiers shot and injured, on Sunday at night, at least eight Palestinians, including two medics, near Joseph Tomb area, east of Nablus city, in northern West Bank. The soldiers attacked many Palestinian protesters with live rounds, rubber-coated steel bullets and gas bombs, in addition to firing live rounds at […]

17 Sep
9:57

Israeli Soldiers Fire Live Rounds At Palestinian Farmers In Southern Gaza

Israeli soldiers fired, on Monday morning, many rounds of live ammunition at several Palestinian farmers, trying to work on their own lands, east of Khan Younis, in the southern part of the Gaza Strip. Media sources said the soldiers fired many sporadic live rounds at the farmers, forcing them to […]

17 Sep
9:33

Army Prepares For Demolishing Family Home Of Palestinian Who Killed A Settler

September 17, 2018 9:33 AM IMEMC News Hebron, Israeli attacks, News Report, West Bank 0

Dozens of Israeli soldiers invaded, on Monday at dawn, the home of a Palestinian who, just a day earlier, carried a stabbing attack in Gush Etzion illegal colony, south of Bethlehem in the occupied West Bank, and took measurements of the property in preparation for demolishing it, Maan News Agency […]

17 Sep
9:11

Israeli Soldiers Abduct Nine Palestinians In Jerusalem

The Wadi Hilweh Information Center in Silwan (Silwanic) has reported that Israeli soldiers abducted, on Monday at dawn, nine Palestinian teenagers from their homes in the al-‘Isawiya town, in occupied East Jerusalem. Silwanic stated that the soldiers broke into and violently searched many homes in the town, and interrogated scores […]

17 Sep
4:10

Israeli Soldiers Injure Five Palestinians In Southern Gaza

Israeli soldiers shot, on Sunday at night, five young Palestinian men on lands near the perimeter fence, east of Khuza’a town east of Khan Younis, and east of Rafah, in the southern part of the Gaza Strip. The Palestinian Health Ministry in Gaza said the soldiers, stationed behind sand hills, […]

17 Sep
3:49

US Expels Palestinian Envoy And His Family

After shutting down the Palestinian Representative Office in Washington D.C., the Trump administration on Sunday ordered the Palestinian Envoy, Ambassador Dr. Husam Zomlot, and his family, out of the country, after cancelling their Visas and closing their US bank accounts. Zomlot and his family, consisting of his wife and two […]

16 Sep
9:17

Mother of BDS Co-Founder Omar Barghouthi Passes in Amman

Wafia Barghouthi, the mother of BDS co-founder Omar Barghouthi, passed away in Amman, on Friday, as Israeli occupation authorities ban him from travel. In May of 2016, Israel effectively imposed a travel ban on him by refusing to renew his residency document, and Barghouthi was unable to travel to Jordan, to be with […]

16 Sep
9:00

3 Palestinian Detainees Continue with Hunger Strike

September 16, 2018 9:00 PM IMEMC News & Agencies Israel, News Report, Prisoners 0

The Prisoners and Ex-Prisoners’ Affairs Committee confirmed, on Sunday, that despite deteriorating health, three Palestinian detainees continue their open hunger strike, in pursuit of their demands. The committee reported, according to Ma’an News Agency, that Palestinian detainee Jamal al-Qam, 48, from the southern occupied West Bank city of Bethlehem, who […]

16 Sep
8:50

French-American Professor Detained during West Bank Protest to be Expelled from Israel

Israel is determined to expel the foreign law professor detained Friday, on suspicion of disrupting the actions of Israeli soldiers on duty, at the Bedouin village of Khan al-Ahmar, which is facing imminent demolition, according to Israeli media. Frank Romano, 66, who holds both French and American citizenship and teaches […]

16 Sep
8:38

Closure of DC PLO Office Will Impact 600,000 Palestinian-Americans

The Palestinian Council in the United States of America said that the decision to close the PLO office in Washington will harm some 600,000 citizens of Palestinian origin. In a statement issued on Sunday, the Palestinian Council said that the closure is yet another American step toward attempts to liquidate […]

16 Sep
1:32

Update: “Seriously Injured Israeli Settler Dies From His Wounds”

Israeli media sources have confirmed that the settler, who was stabbed at the entrance of a mall near Gush Etzion colony, in the southern part of the occupied West Bank, has died from his wounds. The man, identified as Ari Fuld, 40 years of age, died from serious wounds to […]

16 Sep
11:58

Army Abducts Sixteen Palestinians In The West Bank

The Israeli army abducted, on Sunday at dawn, sixteen Palestinians after the soldiers stormed and searched many homes in several parts of the occupied West Bank, while one of them was taken prisoner at a military roadblock. Media sources in Ramallah, in central West Bank, said the soldiers abducted Qaddoura […]

16 Sep
10:34

Israeli Soldiers Injure Many Palestinians In Jenin

September 16, 2018 10:34 AM IMEMC News Israeli attacks, Jenin, News Report, West Bank 0

Israeli soldiers invaded, on Sunday at dawn, Jenin refugee camp, in the northern West Bank governorate of Jenin, searched homes, and caused many Palestinians to suffer the effects of teargas inhalation during ensuing protests. Media sources in Jenin said several Israeli army jeeps invaded the refugee camp, before the soldiers […]

16 Sep
9:02

Army Continues Closure Of Azzoun, Attacks Its Mayor

September 16, 2018 9:02 AM IMEMC News Israeli attacks, News Report, Qalqilia, West Bank 0

Israeli soldiers continued, for the fifth consecutive day, the complete closure of Azzoun town, east of the northern West Bank city of Qalqilia, and assaulted its mayor, who was trying to talk to them in an attempt to lift the siege on the town. Local activist, Hassan Shbeita, said the […]

16 Sep
2:46

Child Dies From Serious Wounds Suffered On August 3

The Palestinian Health Ministry in the Gaza Strip has reported that a child died, Saturday, from serious wounds he suffered of August 3rd after Israeli soldiers shot him in Khan Younis, in the southern part of the coastal region. The Health Ministry said the child, Soheib Abdul-Salam Abu Kashef, 16, […]

16 Sep
1:48

Army Abducts Four Palestinians In Shu’fat Refugee Camp

September 16, 2018 1:48 AM IMEMC News Israeli attacks, Jerusalem, News Report, West Bank 0

Israeli soldiers abducted, on Saturday at dawn, four young Palestinian men in Shu’fat refugee camp, in the center of occupied East Jerusalem. Media sources in Shu’fat said several army jeeps invaded the refugee camp, before the soldiers stormed and ransacked many homes. They added that the soldiers abducted four young […]

15 Sep
7:17

Trump Administration Cuts Last Sources of Aid to Palestinian Civilians

The United States decided to block millions of dollars to programs that build relations between Palestinians and Israelis, as part of its policy to end all aid for Palestinian civilians. The New York Times reported, according to Ma’an, that “the move to prevent Palestinians — including, in many cases, children […]

15 Sep
7:10

ISM Update: Israeli Forces Storm Khan Al-Ahmar, Erect Road Blocks, Suppress Peaceful Demonstration

At around 11.30 am, a bulldozer escorted by a police and military vehicles approached the Bedouin village of Khan al-Ahmar and began to move rocks and earth, in order to block access to the village via dirt roads on the outskirts, to prevent resident and activists from reaching the area. […]

15 Sep
7:00

French Activist Goes on Hunger Strike in Solidarity with Khan al-Ahmar

Israeli police detaining French-American activist Frank Romano for standing in the way of bulldozers attempting to block roads to Khan al-Ahmar. (WAFA Images / Suleiman Abu Srour) A French-American activist started a hunger strike on Friday, after he was detained by Israeli police, when activists in Khan al-Ahmar village, east […]

15 Sep
12:41

Israeli Soldiers Abduct Six Palestinians In West Bank

Israeli soldiers abducted, on Saturday at dawn, at least six young Palestinian men, during violent searches of homes, and fired many live rounds, gas bombs and rubber-coated steel bullets at protesters. Dozens of soldiers invaded Tulkarem city, in northern West Bank, before storming the home of Legislator Fathi Qar’awi, ransacked […]

15 Sep
11:24

Israeli Soldiers Injure Many Nonviolent Protesters In Bil’in

Israeli soldiers attacked, Friday, many nonviolent Palestinian, Israeli and international peace activists in Bil’in village, west of the central West Bank city of Ramallah, after the army attacked the weekly procession against the Annexation Wall and Colonies. The procession started from the center of the village, heading towards the Wall, […]

15 Sep
6:30

PCHR: “Army Kills 3 Civilians, Including A Child, Injures 148, Including 19 Children, 5 Women and 5 Paramedics”

For Twenty-Five Friday of Great March of Return and Breaking Siege in Eastern Gaza Strip, Israeli Forces  Kill 3 Civilians, Including Child, and Wound 148 Others, Including 19 Children, 5 Women and 5 Paramedics Date: 14 September 2018 – Time: 18:00 GMT, the Palestinian Center For Human Rights (PCHR) On […]

14 Sep
7:06

Israel Denies Entry to Jewish-American Activist for Visiting West Bank

An American Jewish woman was temporarily detained at Israel’s Ben-Gurion airport, on Wednesday, and initially denied entry, as she had visited Palestinians facing home demolitions in West Bank. Julie Shayna Weinberg-Connors, aged 23, who arrived on a flight from the United States in order to start studying at the Pardes […]

14 Sep
6:55

Israel to Seize 267 Acres in Jordan Valley

Israeli authorities delivered confiscation notices for hundreds of dunams of Palestinian-owned lands in the Jordan Valley, in the northern occupied West Bank, Thursday evening. Mutaz Bisharat, a Palestinian official in charge of Jordan Valley’s Israeli settlements file at the Palestinian Authority (PA), told Ma’an News Agency that Israeli authorities delivered […]

14 Sep
4:58

Army Abducts Four Palestinian Children Near Hebron

September 14, 2018 4:58 PM IMEMC News Hebron, Israeli attacks, News Report, West Bank 0

Israeli soldiers abducted, on Friday afternoon, four Palestinian children, injured another in the head, and caused many residents to suffer the effects of teargas inhalation, in Beit Ummar town, north of Hebron city, in the southern part of the occupied West Bank. Local activist Mohammad Ayyad Awad, said the soldiers […]

14 Sep
4:40

Israeli Soldiers Surround Al-Khan Al-Ahmar, Abduct Three Nonviolent Protesters

Dozens of Israeli soldier surrounded, Friday, the al-Khan al-Ahmar Palestinian Bedouin community, east of occupied East Jerusalem, and abducted two Palestinians, and one French peace activist, during a nonviolent protest against the village’s pending illegal demolition and displacement. The soldiers closed all main and minor roads leading to the community […]

14 Sep
3:48

Army Injures Several Palestinians Near Ramallah

Israeli soldiers caused, on Friday afternoon, several Palestinians to suffer the effects of teargas inhalation, after the army attacked, local and international activists, holding a nonviolent procession in Ras Karkar village, west of Ramallah, in central West Bank. The protesters were nonviolently marching in the weekly procession which was organized […]

14 Sep
2:55

Israeli Soldiers Injure A Journalist In Kufur Qaddoum

Israeli soldiers shot, on Friday, a Palestinian journalist, and caused many residents to suffer the effects of teargas inhalation, in Kufur Qaddoum, east of Qalqilia, in northern West Bank. Media sources in Kufur Qaddoum said the soldiers resorted to the excessive use of force against the weekly nonviolent procession, and […]

14 Sep
1:07

Hanna: “Israel Is Practicing Ethnic Cleansing In Al-Khan Al-Ahmar”

Archbishop Attallah Hanna of the Greek Orthodox Patriarchate in occupied Jerusalem, said that what Israel is doing against the Palestinians in the al-Khan al-Ahmar Bedouin community is an act of ethnic cleansing, part of Israel’s illegal policies against the Palestinians. His statements came during a meeting with the European Parliament […]

14 Sep
12:00

Israeli Soldiers Invade Lands Near Khan Younis

September 14, 2018 12:00 PM IMEMC News Gaza Strip, Israeli attacks, Khan Younis, News Report 0

Israeli soldiers carried out, on Friday morning, a limited invasion into Palestinian lands east of the al-Qarara town, east of Khan Younis, in the southern part of the Gaza Strip. The Palestinian News & Info Agency (WAFA) said five armored military vehicles, accompanied by a robot vehicle, invaded the lands […]

14 Sep
11:10

ICRC: “Israel Must Abide by International Humanitarian Law”

The International Committee of the Red Cross (ICRC) issued a statement, Thursday, calling in Israel to abide by International Humanitarian Law, and expressing concern about Israel’s plan to demolish al-Khan al-Ahmar Bedouin community in the occupied West Bank. David Quesne, the head of the ICRC Mission in occupied Jerusalem, said […]

14 Sep
10:40

Israeli Soldiers Assault And Injure A Palestinian Near Bethlehem

September 14, 2018 10:40 AM IMEMC News Bethlehem, Israeli attacks, News Report, West Bank 0

Israeli soldiers attacked and injured, on Thursday at night, a young Palestinian man in the West Bank governorate of Bethlehem, while on his way to his friend’s wedding. The Palestinian Red Crescent Society (PRCS) said the young man was stopped and assaulted by the soldiers in Wad Abu al-Hummus area, […]

14 Sep
7:06

PCHR Weekly Report On Israeli Human Rights Violations in the Occupied Palestinian Territory (06 – 12 September 2018)

Israeli forces continued with systematic crimes in the occupied Palestinian territory (oPt) for the weeks of 06 – 12 September, 2018. Israeli forces continued to use excessive force against Palestinian protestors in the Gaza Strip and West Bank. Two children were killed, and a civilian succumbed to his previous wounds […]

14 Sep
4:02

Israeli Court Sentences A Palestinian Teen, With Rare Condition, To Two Years In Prison

On Thursday evening, the Israeli military court in Salem army base, in northern West Bank, sentenced a Palestinian teenage boy, who suffers from a rare childhood condition, to two years in prison. The teen, Anas Hamarsha, 17, was abducted from his home in Ya’bad town, south of the northern West […]

14 Sep
2:13

Army Confiscates 1079 Dunams Of Lands Near Tubas

The Israeli army has decided to illegally confiscate 1079 Dunams and 666 Square/meters of Palestinian land in the al-Ras al-Ahmar area, in the Northern Jordan Valley of the occupied West Bank, for what the military called “security considerations.” Mo’taz Bisharat, a Palestinian official in charge of Israeli colonies’ file at […]

13 Sep
10:08

Czech Embassy Reports Set Straight

Sign reads (in Czech): Freedom for Palestine By: Jennifer Janineh BETHLEHEM (Ma’an) — Israeli news media published, on Thursday, a reports about the Czech Republic’s intention to transfer its embassy from Tel Aviv to Jerusalem, however, it contradicts the Czech Republic’s position in the European Union and its commitment to […]

13 Sep
9:51

UN Warns of Catastrophic Situation in Gaza

The United Nations has warned that the humanitarian situation in the Gaza Strip is now “catastrophic” due to a decade-long “economic siege” imposed by Israel, on the densely-populated Palestinian coastal enclave.   “The situation in Gaza is becoming less and less livable,” Isabelle Durant, the deputy head of the United […]

13 Sep
9:36

Over 150 International Scientists and Scholars Call for UNRWA Support

Scientists and scholars from around the world published a letter of support for the United Nations Relief and Works Agency, for Palestine Refugees in the Near East (UNRWA), in the Lancet, one of the foremost medical journals in the world, urging support for the Agency, after the United States has […]

13 Sep
9:30

Gaza Trauma Care Services Receive Backed by WHO with EU Support

With support from the European Union, the World Health Organization (WHO) is replenishing stocks of urgently-needed trauma medicines in Gaza, and providing hands-on training for health staff working in frontline Trauma Stabilization Points (TSPs). Life-saving medicines and medical supplies to treat more than 100,000 people have been delivered to hospitals […]

13 Sep
1:11

Army Carries Out A Limited Invasion Into Rafah

Several armored Israeli military vehicles carried out, on Thursday morning, a limited invasion into Palestinian lands near the perimeter fence, east of Rafah, in the southern part of the Gaza Strip. Media sources in Gaza said at least two armored bulldozers, accompanied military vehicles, advanced dozens of meters into the […]

13 Sep
12:18

Israeli Navy Abducts Three Fishermen In Gaza

Israeli navy ships attacked, Thursday, a Palestinians fishing boat in Gaza territorial waters, abducted three fishermen and confiscated their boat. Zakariya Bakr, a Palestinian fisherman who witnessed the attack, said the Israeli navy boats chased a small boat with three fishermen on board, near the shore of Gaza Sea, and […]

13 Sep
11:32

Israeli Colonizers Puncture Tires, Write Racist Graffiti, Near Nablus

A group of illegal Israeli colonialist settlers infiltrated, on Thursday at dawn, into Jaloud village, south of the northern West Bank city of Nablus, punctured tires of several cars and wrote racist graffiti. The Local Council in Jaloud village said the assailants came from “Ahiya” nearby illegal Israeli colony, built […]

13 Sep
10:24

Israeli Soldiers Abduct Twelve Palestinians In West Bank

September 13, 2018 10:24 AM IMEMC News Hebron, Israeli Politics, News Report, West Bank 0

Israeli soldiers abducted, earlier Thursday, at least twelve Palestinians from several parts of the occupied West Bank, the Palestinian Prisoners’ Society (PPS) has reported. The PPS stated that several army jeeps invaded Beit Rima village, northwest of Ramallah in central West Bank, searched many homes and abducted Mohammad al-‘Aassi, 20, […]

13 Sep
9:29

Including Two Children, Israeli Soldiers Abduct Seven Palestinians In Hebron

September 13, 2018 9:29 AM IMEMC News Hebron, Israeli attacks, News Report, West Bank 0

Israeli soldiers abducted, earlier Thursday, five Palestinians from their homes, in addition to two children at a military roadblock, in several parts of Hebron governorate, in the southern part of the occupied West Bank. The Hebron office of the Palestinian Prisoners’ Society (PPS) said the soldiers invaded many homes in […]

13 Sep
6:23

Child Hospitalized After Illegal Colonialist Settler Pepper-Sprayed Him In Hebron

Palestinian medical sources in Hebron city, in the southern part of the occupied West Bank, have reported that a child was hospitalized, on Wednesday at night, after an illegal Israeli colonialist settler pepper-sprayed him in Jaber neighborhood. The sources said the child, identified as Ahmad Mohammad Jaber, 11, was attacked […]

13 Sep
6:08

Israeli Soldiers Demolish Al-Wadi Al-Ahmar Village

Israeli soldiers invaded, on Thursday at dawn, the newly established al-Wadi al-Ahmar Palestinian village, which was built for the Palestinian Bedouin families next to the al-Khan al-Ahmar village, threatened with pending Israeli demolition, east of occupied Jerusalem. Dozens of soldiers invaded the area after completely surrounding an isolating it, while […]

13 Sep
5:45

Journalist Ali Dar Ali Released

The Israeli Authorities released, on Wednesday evening, Palestinian journalist Ali Dar Ali, after holding him captive in Ofer prison, built on Palestinian lands in Betunia, near Ramallah in central West Bank. The journalist was held without charges for 40 consecutive days, and was ordered to pay a 2500 Shekels fine. […]

13 Sep
5:25

Israeli Soldiers Shoot a Palestinian In Northern Gaza

Israeli soldiers shot, on Wednesday evening, a young Palestinian man near Beit Hanoun (Erez) Terminal, in northern Gaza. Media sources said the soldiers fired many live rounds at Palestinian protesters, wounding one Palestinian who was rushed to Beit Hanoun hospital for treatment. They added that the soldiers also fired live […]

13 Sep
5:07

Israeli Soldiers Abduct Two Young Men In Jerusalem

September 13, 2018 5:07 AM IMEMC News Israeli attacks, Jerusalem, News Report, West Bank 0

Israeli soldiers abducted, on Wednesday evening, two young Palestinian men during a nonviolent procession against a conference held by colonialist settlers in Sheikh Jarrah neighborhood, in the center of occupied East Jerusalem. Media sources said several Palestinians managed to enter the area of the gathering, before the conference started, and […]

12 Sep
10:41

French Online Payment Service Provider HelloAsso Refuses to Close Accounts Belonging to BDS Activists

Supporters of Palestinian rights in France. [Photo Credit: BDS France] 09/12/18 Palestinian Boycott, Divestment and Sanctions National Committee (BNC) / France HelloAsso, a French company that provides online payment services, has rejected pressure by Israel lobby groups to shut down the accounts of two French groups which support the BDS movement for […]

12 Sep
10:19

Israeli Forces Raid Ashkelon Prison

September 12, 2018 10:19 PM IMEMC News & Agencies Israel, News Report, Prisoners 0

The Palestinian Prisoners and Former Prisoners Affairs’ Committee said, on Wednesday, that a large number of suppression forces of the Israeli Prison Services (IPS), stormed section 3 of the Israeli Ashkelon prison, in central Israel. The committee confirmed that Israeli suppression forces have recently increased raids into Israeli prisons, in […]

12 Sep
9:57

Trump Administration Defining BDS Activities at American Universities “Anti-Semitic”

The US administration is considering measures to ban and sanction the international movement to boycott Israel, from U.S. universities where the movement thrives. Hebrew sources said, according to the PNN, that the U.S. has already started taking steps to ban the BDS movement on American campuses, after Kenneth L. Marcus  was […]

12 Sep
1:21

PPS: “Israeli Soldiers Abduct Nine Palestinians In The West Bank”

The Palestinian Prisoners’ Society (PPS) has reported that Israeli soldiers abducted, on Wednesday at dawn, nine Palestinians, including former political prisoners, in several parts of the occupied West Bank. The PPS said the soldiers stormed and violently searched many homes across the West Bank, and interrogated many Palestinians before abducting […]

12 Sep
10:44

Israeli Soldiers Abduct A Former Political Prisoner In Bethlehem

September 12, 2018 10:44 AM IMEMC News Bethlehem, Israeli attacks, News Report, West Bank 0

Dozens of Israeli soldiers invaded, on Wednesday at dawn, ‘Aida refugee camp, north of the West Bank city of Bethlehem, abducted a former political prisoner and summoned a child for interrogation. Media sources in Bethlehem said the soldiers stormed and searched several homes in the refugee camp, and interrogated many […]

12 Sep
3:06

Trump Administration Threatens to Sanction ICC Judges, ICC Repsonds

White House national security adviser John Bolton, on Monday, threatened to impose sanctions on ICC judges and prosecutors if they sanction Americans, Israelis or other allies to the United States. Bolton described the ICC as “dangerous” and “irresponsible,” saying it represents an infringement of US sovereignty. Bolton said the International Criminal […]

12 Sep
2:15

P.A. To Head To ICC Over Al-Khan Al-Ahmar Demolition

The Palestinian Authority (P.A.) has announced, Tuesday, its in tension to head to the International Criminal Court (ICC) to prosecute Israel over the pending illegal demolition on al-Khan al-Ahmar Palestinian village. Chief Palestinian negotiator, Dr. Saeb Erekat, said the Palestine Liberation Organization (PLO) has submitted a report to Prosecutor Fatou […]

11 Sep
1:20

Activists Establish Al-Wadi Al-Ahmar Village

A group of Palestinian and international peace activists established, overnight, the al-Wadi al-Ahmar Palestinian village, in al-Khan al-Ahmar Bedouin community, facing demolition and displacement by the Israeli authorities. The new village is meant to send a message that the Palestinians will remain steadfast on their lands, despite Israel’s escalating violations […]

11 Sep
12:03

Army Abducts Four Palestinians, Summons Three Others, In West Bank

Israeli soldiers abducted, on Tuesday at dawn, four young Palestinian men, and summoned three others for interrogation, during extensive and violent military invasions, in the occupied West Bank. The soldiers abducted a young man, identified as Mohammad al-Hilo, from Hizma town, east of Jerusalem, after stopping him near al-Khan al-Ahmar […]

11 Sep
2:43

Abu Rodeina: “Jerusalem Is More Important Than Relations With The U.S.”

The official spokesperson of the Palestinian Presidency, Nabil Abu Rodeina, stated on Monday evening that the Palestinians will remain steadfast in the struggle for their legitimate rights, especially in occupied Jerusalem, and added that the holy city is more important than the relations with the United States. Abu Rodeina said […]

11 Sep
2:09

Israeli Navy Injures 49 Palestinians In Gaza

Israeli navy ships fired, on Monday evening, dozens of live ammunition and gas bombs at Palestinians, and fishing boats, in the al-Waha Beach area, northwest of the Gaza Strip, wounding 49 Palestinians, including one journalist. The Palestinians Health Ministry said the navy attacked dozens of Palestinians, holding a nonviolent activity […]

10 Sep
7:38

Over 140 International Artists Boycott Eurovision in Solidarity with Palestinians

More than 100 global artists, including many famous singers and musicians, have signed a statement called for the boycott of the Eurovision Song Contest hosted by Israel. In a letter to the paper published on Friday, the artists said they were responding to an appeal by Palestinian artists calling on […]

10 Sep
7:12

Additional UNRWA Funding of EUR 3.5 Million Approved by Italy

Italy, on Monday, approved an additional funding of EUR 3.5 million for UNRWA programs to be carried out in Lebanon and in the Gaza Strip, according to a press release by the Italian Consulate in Jerusalem. “In accordance with the well-established Italian support to UNRWA, the United Nations Relief and […]

PLO office in Washington DC
10 Sep
12:00

Trump to Announce Closure of Palestinian Representative Office in Washington DC

Donald Trump’s National Security Advisor John Bolton is expected to announce the closure of the Palestine Liberation Organization (PLO) office in Washington DC, in addition to challenging the legitimacy of the International Criminal Court. The move comes in the wake of a refusal by the Palestinian Authority, which is the […]

10 Sep
11:57

Assaf: “We Will Head To International Courts Over Al-Khan Al-Ahmar Decision”

The Head of the National Committee against the Annexation Wall and Colonies, Waleed Assaf, said the Palestinian Authority will be heading to international courts over the Israeli decision to demolish the al-Khan al-Ahmar Bedouin community. His statements came during an interview with the Palestinian Radio, regarding the developments and Israel’s […]

10 Sep
10:50

Soldiers Abduct A Palestinian In Al-‘Isawiya, Injure Many In Abu Dis

Israeli soldiers abducted, Monday, a young Palestinian man in the al-‘Isawiya town, in the center of occupied Jerusalem, and injured many students near Al-Quds University, in Abu Dis town, southeast of the city. Several army jeeps invaded al-‘Isawiya, before searching a number of homes, and abducted Taj Maher Mheisin, before […]

10 Sep
10:19

Israeli Police Detains Four Palestinian Workers

September 10, 2018 10:19 AM IMEMC News Israeli attacks, Jenin, Nablus, News Report, West Bank 0

Israeli police officers detained, on Monday at dawn, four Palestinian construction workers from the northern West Bank governorates of Jenin and Nablus, reportedly for entering and working in Israel without permits. Media sources said the police detained Moath Ali, Kathem Abdul-Afo and Mohammad Ahmad Zyoud, from Silat al-Harithiya village, northwest […]

10 Sep
9:56

Israeli Colonizers Cut Olive Trees Near Hebron

A number of Israeli colonizers invaded, on Monday morning, a Palestinian olive orchard in the al-Hamra area, east of Yatta town, south of the southern West Bank city of Hebron, and cut at least fifteen trees. The coordinator of the National and Popular Committees in southern Hebron, Rateb Jabour, told […]

10 Sep
9:31

Army Injures A Teacher, Abducts Principal, And Causes Many Students To Suffer Effects Of Teargas Inhalation, In Hebron

September 10, 2018 9:31 AM IMEMC News Hebron, Israeli attacks, News Report, West Bank 0

Israeli soldiers invaded, on Monday morning, the southern West Bank city of Hebron, and attempted to invade a school, before assaulting and wounding a teacher, and caused many Palestinians to suffer the effects of teargas inhalation, in addition to abducting the school principal. Media sources in Hebron said the soldiers […]

10 Sep
8:27

Army Kills A Palestinian In Northern Gaza

Israeli soldiers killed, on Sunday evening, a young man near the perimeter fence, in Abu Safiyya area, east of Jabalia, in the northern part of the Gaza Strip, and abducted three other Palestinians. The Israeli army claimed the Palestinian was killed by the soldiers while trying to breach the perimeter […]

09 Sep
7:21

Israeli Settlers and Soldiers Conduct Joint Assaults on Palestinian Village

Israeli soldiers are joining colonialist settlers in attacks on a Palestinian village in the occupied West Bank, according to human rights NGO B’Tselem. The village of ‘Urif, which is located near Nablus, lies in close proximity to the notorious settlement of Yitzhar, established in 1983. All Israeli settlements are illegal under […]

09 Sep
7:12

VIDEO: Israeli Forces Intentionally Kill 16-year-old Palestinian Youth

A video has surfaced, documenting the method of how Israeli forces targeted and killed 16-year-old Palestinian, Ahmad Misbah Abu Tyour, while he was participating in “The Great March of Return” protests, in the besieged Gaza Strip. The video shows the Palestinian teen, while maintaining his distance, throwing rocks towards the […]

09 Sep
7:00

Extremist Settlers, Police Continue to Storm Al Aqsa

Dozens of Israeli settlers, lead by Agriculture Minister Uri Ariel, stormed  the courtyards of the Al-Aqsa Mosque ,accompanied by heavy guarded of Israeli occupation police, on Sunday morning. Al Ray sources in Jerusalem reported that more than 150 settlers toured the courtyards, and received explanations about the alleged 3rd Temple, […]

09 Sep
6:53

Backed by Police, Settlers Attack Palestinian Property in Silwan

Extremist Jewish settlers, last night, assaulted Palestinian homes and property in the neighborhood of Silwan in occupied East Jerusalem, ahead of the Jewish New Year celebrations, according to local sources. WAFA correspondence said that groups of extremist settlers, escorted by Israeli police forces, smashed the windshields of many vehicles and […]

09 Sep
6:21

Expert Warns of Collapse amid Trump Cuts to Jerusalem Hospitals

The Trump administration has decided to significantly cut U.S. support for East Jerusalem hospitals which serve the Palestinian population from Gaza to the  West Bank, according to Israeli media. According to the PNN, a State Department official told Haaretz that this decision is part of the administration’s broader approach of cutting […]

09 Sep
9:46

Army Summons Five Palestinians From Hebron For Interrogation

September 9, 2018 9:46 AM IMEMC News Hebron, Israeli attacks, News Report, West Bank 0

Israeli soldiers invaded, on Sunday morning, the southern West Bank city of Hebron, before storming and violently searching homes, and summoned five Palestinians for interrogation in Etzion military base and security center, north of the city. Media sources in Hebron said the soldiers invaded homes in several neighborhoods in the […]

09 Sep
8:43

Israeli Soldiers Abduct Two Palestinians In Jenin

September 9, 2018 8:43 AM IMEMC News Israeli attacks, Jenin, News Report, West Bank 0

Israeli soldiers abducted, on Sunday at dawn, two young Palestinian men from Qabatia town, south of the northern West Bank city of Jenin. The soldiers invaded and searched homes, and abducted two Palestinians, identified as Hatem Tazaz’a and Amal Ziad Abu Ghorab. The invasion led to protesters, and the soldiers […]

08 Sep
9:53

Child Dies From Serious Wounds Suffered In Southern Gaza

The Palestinian Health Ministry has reported that a child died, Saturday, from serious wounds he suffered a day earlier during the Great Return March procession, near the perimeter fence, east of Rafah, in the southern part of the Gaza Strip. The Ministry said the child Ahmad Misbah Ahmad Abu Tyour, […]

08 Sep
11:59

Israeli Soldiers Injure Two Palestinians In Nablus

September 8, 2018 11:59 AM IMEMC News Israeli attacks, Nablus, News Report, West Bank 0

Israeli soldiers invaded, on Saturday at dawn the northern West Bank city of Nablus, and injured two Palestinians during ensuing protests. Media medical sources in Nablus said a young man, identified as Issa Hashash, 21, was rushed to Rafidia hospital in a moderate condition, after the soldiers shot him with […]

08 Sep
10:58

Army Injures Several Palestinians Near Bethlehem

September 8, 2018 10:58 AM IMEMC News Bethlehem, Israeli attacks, News Report, West Bank 0

Israeli soldiers invaded, on Friday evening, the al-Walaja Palestinian village, northwest of Bethlehem in the occupied West Bank, and caused many residents to suffer the effects of teargas inhalation. Media sources in the village said several army jeeps invaded the community, and attacked Palestinian protesters with rubber-coated steel bullets and […]

07 Sep
10:38

Many Palestinians Suffer Effects Of Teargas Inhalation Near Hebron

September 7, 2018 10:38 PM IMEMC News Hebron, Israeli attacks, News Report, West Bank 0

Israeli soldiers attacked, Friday, dozens of Palestinians, after the army invaded Safa area, in Beit Ummar town, north of the southern West Bank city of Hebron, causing many to suffer the effects of teargas inhalation. Media sources said several army jeeps invaded Safa area, before the soldiers stopped and interrogated […]

07 Sep
8:44

Israeli Army Fires A Shell Into Gaza

Israeli soldiers fired, on Friday evening, an artillery shell at an observation post run by the al-Qassam Brigades, the armed wing of Hamas, east of Gaza city. Media sources in Gaza said the shells caused damage but did not lead to injuries. Furthermore, the Israeli army said it targeted Palestinians […]

07 Sep
7:24

Army Kills A Palestinian Teen, Injures 210, In Gaza

The Palestinian Health Ministry has reported that Israeli soldiers killed, Friday, a teenage boy, and injured at least 210 others, during the Great Return March processions, in several parts of the besieged Gaza Strip. Dr. Ashraf al-Qedra, the spokesperson of the Health Ministry in Gaza said the soldiers killed Bilal […]

07 Sep
6:57

PCHR Weekly Report On Israeli Human Rights Violations in the Occupied Palestinian Territory (30 August – 05 September 2018)

Israeli forces continued with systematic crimes in the occupied Palestinian territory (oPt) for the week of 30 August – 05 September, 2018. Israeli forces continued to use excessive force against Palestinian protestors in the Gaza Strip. 95 Palestinian civilians were wounded, including 18 children, 3 paramedics and a journalist. A […]

07 Sep
6:37

EU Spokesman Upholds Israel’s Jewish Nationality Law

Arab-Israeli MP Ayman Odeh left disappointed after a meeting, with EU Foreign Policy Chief Federica Mogherini, to request that the body condemn and call for the cancellation of Israel’s new racist law. The meeting came after a number of Israeli officials pressured Mogherini to cancel her meeting with the chairman […]

07 Sep
6:28

15 Acts Cancel Meteor Festival Performances

A wave of cancellations followed Lana Del Rey’s cancellation announcement for the Meteor Music Festival in northern Israel, this weekend. Following efforts by the Boycott, Divestment and Sanctions movement (BDS) and worldwide criticism, more than 15 music artists have cancelled their performances at the Meteor Festival in Israel, according to […]

07 Sep
6:14

KrĂ€henbĂŒhl: UNRWA Will Overcome US Obstacles

UNRWA Commissioner-General Pierre KrĂ€henbĂŒhl said that his agency will overcome US obstacles after Trump’s decision to suspend aid to the Palestinian refugees in the Gaza Strip, Jerusalem, the West Bank, Jordan, Lebanon and Syria.   KrĂ€henbĂŒhl stressed, in a press release to Palestinians, that UNRWA will continue to work with […]