Category Archives: News Report

13 Nov
8:45

Israel Will Continue Airstrikes on Gaza ‘As Necessary’

The Israeli Cabinet reportedly decided, on Tuesday afternoon, to resume the offensive on the besieged Gaza Strip, following a meeting that lasted several hours. Hebrew-language news sites reported that, following a meeting that lasted for nearly seven hours, the Israeli Cabinet decided to continue airstrikes targeting the Gaza Strip “as […]

13 Nov
8:31

Resistance Forces in Gaza Announce Egyptian-brokered Ceasefire

November 13, 2018 8:31 PM IMEMC News & Agencies Gaza Strip, News Report, Truce 0

Palestinian militant groups in the Gaza Strip announced an Egyptian-brokered ceasefire with Israel, on Tuesday, following two days of Israeli shelling of the Strip, said WAFA sources. A ceasefire deal was reached following intensive efforts exerted by the Egyptian side. The ceasefire agreement came following two days of continued Israeli […]

13 Nov
1:16

Israeli Army Abducts Nine Palestinians

Updated: Israeli soldiers abducted, on Tuesday at dawn, nine Palestinians from Bethlehem, Hebron, Ramallah and Jerusalem, in the occupied West Bank. Media sources in Bethlehem said many army jeeps invaded Beit Fajjar town, south of the city, and the al-Obeyyat area in Bethlehem, searched many homes and abducted Mohammad Ali […]

13 Nov
1:01

Army Kills Two Palestinians In Gaza

November 13, 2018 1:01 PM IMEMC News Gaza City, Gaza Strip, Israeli attacks, News Report 0

Israeli soldiers killed, Tuesday, two Palestinians, and injured many others, in a series of air strikes targeting residential buildings, lands and structures, in various parts of the Gaza Strip. Dr. Ashraf al-Qedra, the spokesperson of the Health Ministry in Gaza, said the army killed Mos’ab Hos, 20, in Malaka area, […]

13 Nov
10:02

Palestinian Dies From Serious Wounds Suffered Monday

The Palestinian Health Ministry has confirmed that a young man died, on Tuesday at dawn, from serious wounded her suffered, on Monday evening, after Israeli soldiers fired missiles into an area, east of Rafah, in the southern part of the Gaza Strip. One Palestinian was killed by a shell fired […]

13 Nov
4:32

Man Killed by Palestinian Shell in Ashkelon, 2 Women Critically Wounded

November 13, 2018 4:32 AM IMEMC News Israel, News Report, Palestinian attacks 0

A day after the Israeli military invaded Gaza in a flagrant violation of the ceasefire negotiated with Palestinian factions, Palestinian resistance fighters fired several hundred crude homemade shells into Israel. One of these shells hit an apartment building in Ashkelon, killing a 48-year old man and wounding two women. Update: […]

13 Nov
3:29

Israeli Missiles Destroy A Hotel In Gaza

As the extensive Israeli air strikes continued over various parts of the Gaza Strip, the army fired missiles at a hotel, west of Gaza city, and destroyed it. Media sources in Gaza said the Israeli Airforce fired many missiles into the Al-Amal Hotel, in the densely populated al-Mina’ Area, west […]

12 Nov
7:39

UPDATE: 3 Dead, Others Injured — Israeli Airstrikes on Gaza Continue

Israeli ongoing airstrikes against the northern part of the Gaza Strip have left three Palestinians dead, and at least five others wounded, said WAFA sources. Mohammad Zakariya al-Tatri, age 27, and Mohammed Zohdi Odeh, 22, were killed in Israeli airstrikes targeting the northern part of the Strip. Furthermore, Hamad Mohammad […]

12 Nov
7:31

One Israeli Critically Injured in Mortar Attack

A mortar fired from the besieged Gaza Strip, on Monday, hit a bus in an Israeli community surrounding Gaza, critically injuring one Israeli. According to Israeli media, a mortar was fired from Gaza and directly hit an Israeli bus, critically injuring a 19-year-old Israeli. No other injuries were reported. The […]

12 Nov
6:54

Gaza Lays to Rest 7 Palestinians Killed in Israeli Airstrike (VIDEO)

Thousands of Palestinians in Gaza, on Monday, took part in the funeral of seven of their fallen who were killed during Israeli airstrikes on the southern region of the besieged coastal enclave. The Palestinians who were killed in the Israeli offensive have been identified as: Noureddin Mohammad Salama Baraka, 37. […]

12 Nov
12:18

Army Abducts Ten Palestinians In West Bank

Israeli soldiers abducted, earlier Monday, at least ten Palestinians, including two children, and summoned one for interrogation, after invading and searching many homes in the occupied West Bank. The Palestinian Prisoners’ Society (PPS) has reported that the soldiers searched homes in Beit Fajjar town, south of Bethlehem, and abducted two […]

12 Nov
11:31

Army Demolishes A Room Near Nablus

November 12, 2018 11:31 AM IMEMC News Israeli attacks, Nablus, News Report, West Bank 0

On Monday morning, several Israeli army jeeps, and a bulldozer, invaded a Palestinian farmland near Nablus, in the northern part of the occupied West Bank, and demolished a room along with its facilities. Media sources in Nablus said the soldiers invaded the land in Qusra town, south of Nablus, and […]

12 Nov
11:15

Israel To Increase Military Deployment On Gaza Border, Hamas Says It Ready For Any Scenario

November 12, 2018 11:15 AM IMEMC News Gaza Strip, Israeli attacks, Khan Younis, News Report 0

After a military and security session to evaluate the situation in the Gaza Strip, especially in the aftermath of the killing of seven Hamas fighters in an undercover offensive in Gaza, also leading to the death of one soldier, Israel has decided to significantly boost its military deployment along the […]

12 Nov
7:13

Entrance to Ramallah Village Sealed by Israeli Forces

November 12, 2018 7:13 AM IMEMC News & Agencies News Report, Ramallah 0

Israeli occupation forces, on Sunday, shut down the entrance to the village of Deir Abu-Mesh’al, northwest of Ramallah, in the occupied West Bank, said the village’s mayor. Fawwaz Bargouti said, according to WAFA correspondence, that an Israeli army patrol blocked the village’s main entrance, banning entry and exit of local […]

12 Nov
6:02

Updated: “Seven Palestinians, One Israeli Undercover Soldier, Killed In Gaza”

After undercover Israeli soldiers infiltrated into the Gaza Strip, on Sunday at night, and assassinated two senior leaders of the Al-Qassam Brigades, the armed wing of Hamas, the army initiated a series of air strikes, the army fired missiles and shells to secure the retreat of its undercover soldiers, killing […]

11 Nov
8:59

US Envoy: Neither Side Will Like “Deal of the Century”

US White House Envoy Jason Greenblatt said, in a closed meeting, that the US administration will soon be presenting President Trump’s peace plan in the Middle East that “neither side will like.” According to Israel’s Channel 10, the meeting was held in London, and organized by the UK Association for […]

11 Nov
6:25

Israel Orders Halt to Kindergarten Renovation in Hebron

Israeli authorities imposed a ban on renovations of a kindergarten in the southern Occupied West Bank city of Hebron, according to Hebron’s Rehabilitation Committee No justification was provided by Israel, for the ‘stop work order’ on the school building belonging to Palestinian Red Crescent Society. The Palestinian Red Crescent Society […]

11 Nov
12:39

Soldiers Abduct Four Palestinians In Bethlehem

November 11, 2018 12:39 PM IMEMC News Bethlehem, Israeli attacks, News Report, West Bank 0

Israeli soldiers invaded, on Sunday at dawn, several communities in the West Bank governorate of Bethlehem, searched many homes and abducted four Palestinians. The Bethlehem office of the Palestinian Prisoners’ Society (PPS) has reported that the soldiers abducted Awni Ahmad Taqatqa, 14, from his home in Beit Fajjar town, south […]

11 Nov
10:30

Updated: Army Injures Many Schoolchildren Near Bethlehem

November 11, 2018 10:30 AM IMEMC News Bethlehem, Israeli attacks, News Report, West Bank 0

Israeli soldiers injured, Sunday, eight Palestinians with rubber-coated steel bullets, and caused dozens to suffer the effects of teargas inhalation, in two villages in Bethlehem governorate in the occupied West Bank. The Israeli attacks took place in Dar Salah village and Teqoua’ town, during activities marking the 14th anniversary of […]

11 Nov
9:32

Israeli Soldiers Attack School In Hebron, Injure Students

November 11, 2018 9:32 AM IMEMC News Hebron, Israeli attacks, News Report, West Bank 0

Israeli soldiers attacked, Sunday, a Palestinian school in Hebron, in the southern part of the occupied West Bank, causing many students, and one teacher, to suffer the effects of teargas inhalation. Media sources in Hebron said the soldiers attacked Tareq Bin Ziad School during a ceremony marking the 14th anniversary […]

11 Nov
8:41

Colonialist Settlers Prevent Entry of Trucks Filled With Essential Goods to Gaza

A group of illegal colonialist settlers gathered, on Sunday morning, near Karem Abu Salem Crossing, leading to the besieged Gaza Strip, and prevented many trucks, loaded with goods, supplies and fuel, from entering the coastal region. The WAFA Palestinian News Agency said dozens of colonists blocked the main road leading […]

11 Nov
4:41

Army Attacks A Park Near A School In Bethlehem

November 11, 2018 4:41 AM IMEMC News Bethlehem, Israeli attacks, News Report, West Bank 0

Israeli soldiers attacked, on Saturday evening, a Palestinian park near the Tahadi 5 School in Beit Ta’mar village, east of Bethlehem, in the occupied West Bank, and fired gas bombs and concussion grenades. Hasan Breijiyya, the head of the Bethlehem office of the National Committee against the Annexation Wall and […]

11 Nov
3:47

Palestinian Dies From Serious Wounds He Suffered Two Weeks Ago Near Ramallah

The Palestinian Health Ministry in Ramallah, in central West Bank, has reported that a young man died, Saturday, from serious wounds he suffered two weeks earlier, when Israeli soldiers fired live rounds at Palestinians, protesting the illegal annexation of their lands, near Ramallah. The Palestinian, identified as Mohammad Ibrahim Shreiteh, […]

10 Nov
6:46

Palestinians Condemn Hollywood Fundraiser for Israeli Army

Palestinian citizens have condemned the actions of several Hollywood stars who celebrated and raised millions of dollars to fund the Israeli army, last week. The London-based news outlet Middle East Eye reported, according to Ma’an, that the gala was organized on November 1st, by Friends of the Israeli Defense Forces, […]

10 Nov
12:55

Corpse of Palestinian, Killed by the Army in September, Transferred to Family

November 10, 2018 12:55 PM IMEMC News Israeli attacks, Jerusalem, News Report, West Bank 0

The Israeli army transferred, on Friday evening, the corpse of a young Palestinian man who was killed by the soldiers in September of this year, back to his family for burial. Media sources in occupied Jerusalem said the corpse of Mohammad Oleyyan, 26, was finally handed to his family, after […]

10 Nov
10:52

France Denounces Israel’s Decision to Build 792 New Units in Jerusalem

France has denounced an Israeli decision to building 792 new units in the illegal Ramat Shlomo and Ramot colonies, in occupied Jerusalem. The statement came after the so-called “Planning and Construction Committee” approved the plans, in the two colonies, located north of occupied East Jerusalem. France said it condemns the […]

10 Nov
3:12

Army Detains Palestinian Who Reportedly Set Greenhouse Ablaze near Gaza Border

Israeli sources have reported, Friday, that the soldiers have detained a Palestinian who ” the perimeter fence, and set a greenhouse ablaze in Hof Ashkelon Regional Council.” Israeli daily Haaretz said the army initially believed the greenhouse was accidentally burnt by the soldiers, who were firing at Palestinian protesters across […]

10 Nov
1:10

Updated: Army Kills One Palestinian, Injures At Least 37 in Gaza

The Health Ministry in the Gaza Strip has confirmed that one Palestinian was killed by Israeli army fire, Friday, while 37 others were injured, during the Great Return March processions near  the eastern borders of the besieged Gaza Strip. Dr. Ashraf al-Qedra, the spokesperson of the Health Ministry in Gaza, […]

09 Nov
6:27

Minister Among Those Injured at Kafr Qaddoum

At least four Palestinians, including Minister Waleed Assaf, were injured by rubber-coated rounds, on Friday, while several others suffocated from teargas, when Israeli forces attacked the weekly protest in the village of Kafr Qaddoum, in the northern occupied West Bank, according to local WAFA sources. Morad Shtewi, coordinator of the […]

09 Nov
3:07

Army Injures Several Nonviolent Protesters in Bil’in

Israeli soldiers attacked, Friday, the weekly nonviolent procession against the illegal Annexation Wall and Colonies, in Bil’in village, west of the central West Bank city of Ramallah, causing many injuries. Media sources said the soldiers fired gas bombs and concussion grenades at the nonviolent protesters, causing dozens to suffer the […]

09 Nov
2:58

Soldiers Attack Students during School Celebration

Israeli soldiers invaded Thursday, Beit Ta’mar Palestinian village, east of the West Bank city of Bethlehem, and started firing live rounds at students, teachers and officials of the Ministry of Education, during a school celebration. Media sources said the soldiers, and many illegal colonialist settlers, surrounded the area, before the […]

09 Nov
2:18

Army Injures Many Palestinians, Abducts Three And Attacks Ambulance near Ramallah

Israeli soldiers attacked, Friday, dozens of Palestinians while praying on lands Israel intends to illegally annex in Jabal ar-Reesan, west of the central West Bank city of Ramallah, wounding many of them, including a medic, and abducted three. Media sources said the soldiers abducted Fares Nasser, Mohammad Manthoum, and a […]

09 Nov
2:00

Soldiers Abduct A Child Near Hebron

November 9, 2018 2:00 PM IMEMC News Hebron, Israeli attacks, News Report, West Bank 0

Israeli soldiers abducted, Friday, eight-year-old child, at the entrance of Beit Ummar town, north of Hebron, in the southern part of the occupied West Bank. Media activist Mohammad Awad said the soldiers chased the child, identified as Omar Rabea’ Abu Ayyash, 8, and abducted him. The soldiers claimed they were […]

09 Nov
12:00

Israeli Colonists Puncture Tires, Write Racist Graffiti near Salfit

A group of illegal Israeli colonialist settlers invaded, on Friday at dawn, Kafr ed-Deek town, west of Salfit in Central West Bank, punctured tires of several parked cars and wrote racist graffiti. Media sources in Tubas said the assailants punctured the tires of several cars, before writing racist anti-Palestinian graffiti […]

09 Nov
11:32

Soldiers Abduct Two Palestinians near Jenin

November 9, 2018 11:32 AM IMEMC News Israeli attacks, Jenin, News Report, West Bank 0

Israeli soldiers abducted, on Friday at dawn, two former political prisoners from their homes in Arraba and Methaloon towns, south of the northern West Bank city of Jenin. The Palestinian Prisoners’ Society (PPS) has reported that the soldiers abducted Yazid Jom’a Taher, after invading and violently searching his home. The […]

09 Nov
2:18

Israeli Soldiers Abduct A Child near Jenin

November 9, 2018 2:18 AM IMEMC News Israeli attacks, Jenin, News Report, West Bank 0

Israeli soldiers abducted, Thursday, a Palestinian child in Ya’bad child, southwest of the northern West Bank city of Jenin. Media sources said the soldiers abducted Mohammad Abdul-Hakim Abu Bakr, 15, while he was in the southern area of the town, and took him to an unknown destination. On Wednesday, the […]

08 Nov
11:44

Updated: “Israeli Soldiers Kill A Palestinian In Central Gaza”

November 8, 2018 11:44 PM IMEMC News Gaza Strip, Israeli attacks, News Report 0

The Palestinian Health Ministry in Gaza has confirmed that Israeli soldiers killed, Thursday, a young man, and injured several others,  east of the al-Maghazi refugee camp, in the central Gaza Strip. It said that Mohammad ‘Ala Abu Shabin, 20, was shot with a live round in the upper chest, when […]

08 Nov
10:45

PCHR Weekly Report On Israeli Human Rights Violations in the Occupied Palestinian Territory (01 – 07 November 2018)

Israeli forces continued with systematic crimes, in the occupied Palestinian territory (oPt), for the week of 01 – 07 November, 2018. Israeli forces continued to use excessive force against unarmed civilians and peaceful protestors in the Gaza Strip. A civilian succumbed to wounds he sustained during his participation in the […]

08 Nov
10:28

MK Calls Disabled Mate ‘Half A Human’

Israeli MK Oren Hazan, from the ruling Likud party, described his handicapped lawmaker Ilan Gilon, from Meretz, “half a human”, during an official plenum. The comment came during a stormy Knesset debate over legislation that would see government funding for the arts as contingent on “loyalty.” The law targets Arab […]

08 Nov
10:05

Knesset Members, Israeli Settlers Storm Al-Aqsa Mosque

Heavily armed Israeli forces escorted an Israeli Knesset member, Shuli Mualem, as she entered the Al-Aqsa Mosque compound, in the Old City of occupied East Jerusalem, on Thursday. Head of the Public Relations and Media Department at the Islamic Endowment, Firas al-Dibs, said that MK Mualem stormed the Al-Aqsa Mosque […]

08 Nov
1:57

Army Attacks School Principal In Hebron

November 8, 2018 1:57 PM IMEMC News Hebron, Israeli attacks, News Report, West Bank 0

Israeli soldiers attacked, Thursday, the principal Qortoba Basic School, in the Shuhada Street, in the southern West Bank city of Hebron, after she tried to prevent them from attacking her students. Media sources in Hebron said the soldiers chased several schoolchildren, and tried to prevent the students from entering their […]

08 Nov
1:28

Soldiers Abduct Seven Palestinians In The West Bank

Israeli soldiers abducted, on Thursday at dawn, at least seven Palestinians from several parts of the occupied West Bank, the Palestinian Prisoners Society (PPS) has reported. The PPS said the soldiers invaded and searched several homes, and interrogated many Palestinians while investigating their ID cards, before abducting seven. The PPS […]

08 Nov
1:02

Israeli Soldiers Demolish A Residential Building Near Jerusalem

November 8, 2018 1:02 PM IMEMC News Israeli attacks, Jerusalem, News Report, West Bank 0

Dozens of Israeli soldiers invaded, on Thursday morning, the Za’im town, east of occupied East Jerusalem, and demolished residential building. Media sources said the soldiers surrounded the town before invading it, prevented the journalists from entering it, and demolished a residential building, containing several floors. They added that the soldiers […]

08 Nov
12:32

Army Orders Palestinians Out Of Agricultural Land Near Hebron

Israeli soldiers invaded, Thursday, Palestinian agricultural lands, east of Yatta town, south of the southern West Bank city of Hebron, and ordered a farmer out, under the pretext that the area is considered “state Land.” Rateb Jabour, the coordinator of the National Committee against the Annexation Wall and Colonies, said […]

08 Nov
12:05

Soldiers Invade Bedouin Village School, Confiscate A Tent, Near Tubas

November 8, 2018 12:05 PM IMEMC News Israeli attacks, News Report, Tubas, West Bank 0

Israeli soldiers invaded, on Thursday morning, Khirbat Ibziq Palestinian Bedouin village, north of Tubas in the occupied West Bank, and attacked a local make-shift school, before confiscating one tent. The head of Tubas’s local office of the Ministry of Education, Saed Kabaha, said a large military force, accompanied by an […]

08 Nov
9:50

Army Injures Four Palestinians, Abducts One, In Jenin

November 8, 2018 9:50 AM IMEMC News Israeli attacks, Jenin, News Report, West Bank 0

Dozens of Israeli soldiers invaded, on Thursday morning, Jenin refugee camp, in the northern West Bank city of Jenin, injured four young men, and caused many to suffer the effects of teargas inhalation, in addition to abducting one Palestinian. The soldiers stormed and ransacked dozens of homes in the refugee […]

08 Nov
9:22

Israeli Army Destroys An Agricultural Road Near Nablus

November 8, 2018 9:22 AM IMEMC News Israeli attacks, Nablus, News Report, West Bank 0

On Thursday, Israeli soldiers, accompanied by armored bulldozers, bulldozed an agricultural road between Aqraba and Khirbat Yanoun towns, south of the northern West Bank city of Nablus. Yousef Deeriyya, a member of the local Committee against the Annexation Wall and Colonies in Aqraba town, said the soldiers bulldozed and destroyed […]

08 Nov
4:45

Palestinian Homes in Shofat Refugee Camp Demolished By Israeli Forces

A four-story apartment building, home to twelve people in two families, was destroyed Wednesday by a battalion of around 300 Israeli soldiers who stormed the Shofat camp in Jerusalem with a number of armored D9 Caterpillar bulldozers, turned the street into a temporary military base, and smashed the homes to […]

08 Nov
3:10

Israeli Soldiers Abduct One Palestinian, Confiscate Two Cars, Near Hebron

November 8, 2018 3:10 AM IMEMC News Hebron, Israeli attacks, News Report, West Bank 0

Israeli soldiers abducted, on Wednesday evening, a Palestinian man and confiscated two cars, in Beit Ummar town, north of the southern West Bank city of Hebron. Media sources in Beit Ummar said the soldiers abducted a Palestinian, whose identity was still unknown at the time of this report, and took […]

08 Nov
2:28

Palestinian Dies From Serious Wounds He Suffered In Southern Gaza

The Palestinian Health Ministry in the Gaza Strip has reported that a young man died, Wednesday, from serious wounds he suffered, two weeks earlier, after Israeli soldiers shot him with live fire. It stated that the young man, identified as Ahmad Khaled Najjar, 21, was shot with an expanding bullet […]

08 Nov
1:48

Egyptian Navy Kills A Palestinian Fisherman In Southern Gaza

Palestinian medical sources have reported, on Wednesday evening, that Egyptian navy ships opened fire at a Palestinian fishing boat in southern Gaza Strip, killing a fisherman. The fisherman has been identified as Mustafa Khader Khalil Abu Odah, 32, from the Shati’ refugee camp, west of Gaza city. He was shot […]

07 Nov
7:53

First Palestinian Elected to US Congress

On Tuesday, November 6, the first Palestinian-American was elected to the U.S. Congress, marking an historic day for Palestinians living in exile in the United States. 42 year old Rashida Tlaib, a Palestinian refugee who lives in Dearborn, Michigan, is known as  an advocate for minority groups. She was elected […]

07 Nov
7:06

Settlement Group Files Suit to Re-demolish Bethlehem School

The settlement organization known as “Regavim” has filed a lawsuit, in an Israeli court, to demolish the Tahaddi 5 school, in the Beit Ta’mar area, east of Bethlehem. The head of the office for the Wall and Settlement Resistance Committee in Bethlehem, Hassan Brejiya, said that the lawyer of Saint […]

07 Nov
6:59

Spanish City Cancels Israeli Women’s Waterpolo Match

Boycott, Divestment and Sanctions (BDS) activists succeeded, on Monday, in persuading the Catalonian city of Molins de Rei not to host a scheduled women’s waterpolo match between Spain and Israel. The match was scheduled to take place on Tuesday afternoon, as part of a European championship that serves as a […]

07 Nov
6:54

Palestinians to ICRC: Conference in Partnership with Hebrew University Undermines Palestinian Human Rights

Israeli forces detain a Palestinian at Hebrew University during a protest against Israel’s attack on Gaza, 20 November 2012. (Mahfouz Abu Turk, APA images) An International Committee of the Red Cross (ICRC) conference, in partnership with Hebrew University, which is deeply complicit in Israel’s flagrant violations of international humanitarian law, is […]

07 Nov
6:47

Israel Proposes Plan to Connect Israel to Middle East Countries (VIDEO)

Yisrael Katz, the Israeli Transportation and Intelligence Minister, traveled to Oman, for an international conference, to discuss his proposal for a new system of shipping by sea, in addition to a rail connecting Israel and the Middle East. During Muscat’s World Congress of the International Road Transport Union, Katz presented […]

07 Nov
6:22

6 Palestinian Detainees Continue Open Hunger Stike

November 7, 2018 6:22 PM IMEMC News & Agencies Israel, News Report, Prisoners 0

 Six Palestinian detainees are engaged in an open hunger strike, in solidarity with women detainees of Hasharon prison, who have refused to leave their cells since last July, in protest of IPS security cameras in the yard. The Palestinian Prisoners Society (PPS), in a statement, said that detainee Abu Araam, […]

07 Nov
5:58

Ashrawi Warns against Imposing Solutions on Gaza

PLO Executive Committee Member Hanan Ashrawi with an Olive Tree Initiative delegation from the University of California. (Photo courtesy of Ashrawi’s office.) Dr. Hanan Ashrawi, member of the Executive Committee of the Palestine Liberation Organization (PLO), on Wednesday, warned against attempts to impose an economic or humanitarian solution on Gaza, […]

07 Nov
5:48

Fateh Member Denies PA Approval of Truce in Exchange for Funds through Gaza

Member of the PLO Executive Committees of the Fateh and the Central Committee of the Fateh movement, Azzam al-Ahmad, denied rumors circulated by Israeli media that the Palestinian leadership had agreed to the truce in exchange for the entry of funds into Gaza through Israel, saying it was unfounded. Al-Ahmad, […]

07 Nov
1:08

Army Destroys Road, Prevents Construction Of A Multipurpose Center, Near Jenin

November 7, 2018 1:08 PM IMEMC News Israeli attacks, Jenin, News Report, West Bank 0

Israeli soldiers invaded, Wednesday, Ya’bad town, southwest of the northern West Bank city of Jenin, destroyed a recently paved road, and prevented the Local Council from starting the construction of a multipurpose center. The Mayor of Ya’bad, Samer Abu Bakr, said dozens of soldiers in several army jeeps, and a […]

07 Nov
12:32

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

The Palestinian Prisoners’ Society (PPS) has reported that Israeli soldiers abducted, overnight until dawn hours, Wednesday, at least eleven Palestinians, including former political prisoners, from their homes in several parts of the occupied West Bank. The PPS office in Tulkarem, in northern West Bank, said the soldiers abducted Ala’ Yousef […]

07 Nov
10:57

Israeli Army Abducts A Man Near Tulkarem

November 7, 2018 10:57 AM IMEMC News Israeli attacks, News Report, Tulkarem, West Bank 0

Dozens of Israeli soldiers invaded, earlier Wednesday, Shweika area, north of the northern West Bank city of Tulkarem, and abducted a man after interrogating him and his family. Eyewitnesses said the soldiers invaded and ransacked the home of Waleed Suleiman Na’alwa, 59, and interrogated him and his family, before abducting […]

07 Nov
10:22

Soldiers Demolish A Residential Building In Jerusalem

Dozens of Israeli soldiers invaded, on Wednesday morning, Ras Shehada area, in Shu’fat refugee camp, in the center of occupied East Jerusalem, and demolished a residential building. The soldiers surrounded Ras Shehada area, and completely isolated it, before demolishing the building, owned by members of Sa’iri family. The demolished property […]

07 Nov
9:59

Army Injures Twenty Palestinians In Nablus

November 7, 2018 9:59 AM IMEMC News Israeli attacks, Nablus, News Report, West Bank 0

Dozens of Israeli soldiers accompanied many colonialist settlers’ buses into the northern West Bank city of Nablus, to visit a historic site, and invaded many neighborhoods in the city to remove the Palestinians from the streets, before clashing with dozens of youngsters, who hurled stones at them, while the soldiers […]

07 Nov
9:26

Israeli Soldiers Abduct Two Former Political Prisoners Near Jenin

Israeli soldiers abducted, on Wednesday at dawn, two former political prisoners from Jenin Governorate, in northern West Bank, and summoned for interrogation a young man from Bethlehem. The Jenin office of the Palestinian Prisoners’ Society (PPS) said the soldiers invaded Ya’bad town, southwest of the city, searched homes and abducted […]

07 Nov
4:32

Army Abducts Five Palestinians, Including A Legislator, Injures Several Others, In West Bank

Israeli soldiers abducted, on Wednesday at dawn, five Palestinians, including a legislator, and injured at least nine Palestinians, in the occupied West Bank. Dozens of soldiers invaded Ethna town, west of the southern West Bank city of Hebron, and abducted Palestinian legislative Council member and former political prisoner, Mohammad Abu […]

07 Nov
3:50

Soldiers Abduct Three Palestinians Near Jenin

November 7, 2018 3:50 AM IMEMC News Israeli attacks, Jenin, News Report, West Bank 0

Israeli soldiers abducted, on Tuesday evening, three young Palestinian men near Jenin, in the northern part of the occupied West Bank. Media sources said the soldiers stopped three young man, on Palestinian lands near the illegal Mabo Dothan Israeli colony, which was built on lands owned by Palestinians from Ya’bad […]

06 Nov
2:02

Soldiers Shoot A Woman Allegedly For Attempting To Stab Them

Israeli soldiers shot, Tuesday, a Palestinian woman at a gas station near the entrance of Kfar Adumim illegal colony, which was built on Palestinian lands in the al- ‘Ezariyya town, east of Jerusalem, after she reportedly attempted to stab them. Israeli sources quoted the military claiming that “the woman carried […]

06 Nov
12:37

Israeli Soldiers Abduct Eighteen Palestinians In The West Bank

November 6, 2018 12:37 PM IMEMC News Hebron, Israeli attacks, News Report, West Bank 0

The Palestinian Prisoners’ Society (PPS) has reported that Israeli soldiers abducted, overnight until morning hours Tuesday, at least eighteen Palestinians, including a wounded young man, in several parts of the occupied West Bank. The PPS office in Hebron, in the southern part of the occupied West Bank, said the soldiers […]

06 Nov
11:19

Army Demolishes Two Homes In Jerusalem

November 6, 2018 11:19 AM IMEMC News Israeli attacks, Jerusalem, News Report, West Bank 0

Israeli soldiers invaded, on Tuesday morning, Beit Hanina town, north of occupied East Jerusalem, and demolished  two Palestinian homes. Media sources said the soldiers surrounded the ash-Qariyya neighborhood, in Beit Hanina, and declared it a closed military zone. They added that the soldiers stormed the two homes, owned by Kamel […]

05 Nov
8:23

Hebron: Demolition Notices Served to School, 3 Structures

Israeli authorities delivered demolition notices to one school and three housing structures in the Masafer Yatta area, in the South Hebron Hills, in the occupied West Bank district of Hebron, on Monday. Coordinator of a local settlement against the Israeli apartheid wall, Rateb al-Jbour, reported that Israeli forces stormed the […]

05 Nov
8:13

Limited Incursion East of Rafah

A number of Israeli military vehicles carried out, on Monday morning, a limited incursion east of the Rafah Governate, in the southern besieged Gaza Strip.   Local Al Ray sources reported that five bulldozers penetrated, for a limited distance from the military gate located in the area, into Palestinian lands […]

05 Nov
8:04

Hundreds of Dunams of Palestinian Land under Threat of Seizure in West Bank

Israeli authorities, Monday, notified Palestinians in Khilet Makhoul, a locale in the northern Jordan Valley, of their intentions to seize around 356 dunams of land, according to local activist Aref Daraghmeh, WAFA news agency reported. Occupation forces, on Monday, seized 155 dunams of land from areas in Al-Lubban village, near Ramallah, northern […]

05 Nov
7:54

Netanyahu Approves Passing of Death Sentence

Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu gave the green light, to the leader of the governing coalition in the Israeli Knesset, to pass a law on the  Death Sentence for Palestinian detainees, Israel’s Channel 7 reported. According to the channel, Netanyahu gave his approval to members of his Likud party to […]

05 Nov
2:46

Army Shoots A Palestinian Near Hebron

Israeli soldiers shot, Monday, a young Palestinian man near Hebron, in the southern part of the occupied West Bank, after he reportedly attempted to stab them. The incident took place at Elias Junction, near Keryat Arba’ illegal Israeli colony, east of Hebron city; the soldiers shot the young man, identified […]

05 Nov
1:38

Palestinian Man Dies From Serious Wounds Suffered In Khan Younis

Palestinian medical sources have reported that a man died, on Monday morning, from complications resulting from wounds he suffered three weeks earlier, after Israeli soldiers shot him in southern Gaza. The sources said the man, Ghanem Ibrahim Sharab, 44, from Khan Younis, in the southern part of the Gaza Strip, […]

05 Nov
1:09

Palestinian Teen Dies From Serious Wounds Suffered In Gaza

A Palestinian teenage boy died from, on Sunday evening, from serious wounds he suffered a day earlier, after Israeli soldiers shot and seriously injured him, in Central Gaza. The slain Palestinian has been identified as Emad Khalil Shahin, 17, from the Nusseirat refugee camp in Central Gaza. He was shot […]

05 Nov
12:26

Israeli Soldiers Abduct Four Children In Jerusalem

November 5, 2018 12:26 PM IMEMC News Israeli attacks, Jerusalem, News Report, West Bank 0

Israeli soldiers abducted, Monday, four Palestinian children after storming and searching their homes, in occupied East Jerusalem, the Wadi Hilweh Information Center in Silwan (Silwanic) has reported, Silwanic said the soldiers abducted Adam Mansour Resheq, 15, Yousef Mohammad Hijazi, 14, Yazan Mohammad Froukh, 16, and Ali Ahmad Abu al-Hawa, 17, […]

05 Nov
10:53

Israeli Soldiers Abduct Six Palestinians, Including Five Former Political Prisoners In Jenin

November 5, 2018 10:53 AM IMEMC News Israeli attacks, Jenin, News Report, West Bank 0

The Palestinian Prisoners’ Society (PPS) has reported that Israeli soldiers abducted, on Monday at dawn, six Palestinians, including five former political prisoners from their homes in Jenin governorate, in the northern part of the occupied West Bank. The PPS said the soldiers searched many homes and abducted Faraj Omar Sanouri […]

05 Nov
9:42

Soldiers Abduct A Young Man in Jerusalem, Two In Ramallah

Israeli soldiers invaded, on Monday at dawn, the al-Matar neighborhood, north of occupied East Jerusalem, and abducted a young man from his home. The soldiers also detained two young men at the Qalandia terminal, north of Jerusalem, and released them a few hours later, in addition to abducting two young […]

05 Nov
9:13

Israeli Soldiers Shoot A Man And Abduct His Son, In Hebron

November 5, 2018 9:13 AM IMEMC News Hebron, Israeli attacks, News Report, West Bank 0

Israeli soldiers shot, on Monday at dawn, a Palestinian man in his own home, and abducted his son, in Halhoul town, north of Hebron, in the southern part of the occupied West Bank. The army also abducted four other Palestinians in Hebron and Ramallah. Media sources in Hebron said the […]

05 Nov
8:16

Palestinian Infant Injured By Illegal Israeli Colonists Near Nablus

A group of fanatic Israeli colonists, illegally living on Palestinian lands, hurled stones at a Palestinian car west of the northern West Bank city of Nablus, wounding an infant, only four months of age. Medical sources said the paramilitary settlers came from Havat Gilad, which was built on stolen Palestinian […]

04 Nov
7:59

Shops & Streets Forced to Close in Hebron City

Israeli forces sealed off the Bab al-Zawiya area, Beersheba Street and al-Shuhada Street, in the southern occupied West Bank city of Hebron, on Sunday. According to local sources, large numbers of Israeli forces were deployed across Hebron City to seal off various streets, went up the rooftops of several buildings […]

04 Nov
7:51

Dozens of Israeli Settlers Protest Goods Entering Gaza

Local Hebrew sources reported, according to Al Ray, that dozens of Israeli settlers, on Sunday morning, crossed the road to Karem Abu Salem trade crossing, blocking Palestinian traffic. Channel 7 said that a terrible traffic jam developed, as a result of Israeli demonstrators gathering in protest of the deteriorating security […]

04 Nov
7:39

Palestinian Construction Halted in Bethlehem & Hebron

Israeli authorities served stop-work orders on four houses that were recently renovated in the Shushahla area, in the town of al-Khader, south of the southern West Bank district of Bethlehem, said a local activist. Ahmad Salah, coordinator of the Anti-Settlement Committee in the town, told WAFA a large military force […]

04 Nov
7:28

Over $16,000 in Fines Collected from Child Detainees in October

The Prisoners and Ex-prisoner Affairs Committee, Sunday, reported  that the total of fines imposed on the children held in the Ofer detention camp, during the month of October, reached approximately 62,000 shekels (over 16,000 USD). The number of children sentenced during October was 27, and prison terms ranged from 45 […]

04 Nov
1:44

Ailing Detainee In Solitary Confinement After Being Unable To Leave Room During Search

The Palestinians Detainees’ Committee has reported, Sunday, that an ailing Palestinian detainee has been in solitary confinement at the Nafha Israeli prison, for several months, because his health condition is preventing him from leaving his room during security inspections by the soldiers. The Committee stated that the detainee, Sidqi Hamed […]

04 Nov
1:19

Army Injures Five Palestinians In Jerusalem

Dozens of Israeli soldiers and police officers invaded, Sunday, the offices of the Palestinian Ministry of Jerusalem Affairs, in Jerusalem governorate, and assaulted Palestinians, including staff members. The Palestinian Red Crescent Society said the soldiers invaded the headquarters in Dahiat al-Barid area, north of Jerusalem, before attacking the Palestinians, causing […]

04 Nov
10:04

Israeli Soldiers Abduct Four Palestinians In Hebron, Qalqilia and Ramallah

Israeli soldiers abducted, on Saturday at night and on Sunday at dawn, four young Palestinian men in the West Bank governorates of Hebron, Qalqilia and Ramallah. Media sources in Hebron said the soldiers abducted Mohammad Ahmad al-Awawda, 21, from the al-Burj town, south of Hebron, in the southern part of […]

04 Nov
3:25

Israeli Soldiers Seriously Injure A Palestinian In Gaza

Israeli soldiers shot and seriously injured, on Saturday evening, one Palestinian near the perimeter fence, east of the al-Maghazi refugee camp in central Gaza, and moved him to an Israeli hospital. Israeli media sources said the wounded Palestinian is in a very serious condition, and that he was airlifted in […]

03 Nov
7:36

Israel & Gaza Close To Ceasefire says Israeli Source

Israel and Palestinian factions in Gaza are close to an Egyptian-brokered ceasefire, a report said Saturday, citing a high-level Israeli source. According to the Israeli Public Broadcasting Corporation, an unnamed senior political figure leaked that a deal was in the making between Israel and the Gazan administration to allow Qatar […]

03 Nov
7:30

Palestinian-American Writer Deported from Israel

Israeli authorities banned and deported, on Friday night, a Palestinian-American writer and activist from the Ben Gurion airport, in Tel Aviv, as she had planned to attend a literary festival in the occupied West Bank. Haaretz online newspaper reported that the Israeli Population, Immigration and Border Authority said it prevented […]

03 Nov
7:18

Military Intensifies Raids on Tulkarem

Israeli forces, on Saturday evening, raided a number of homes and terrorized residents in the city of Tulkarem, northern occupied West Bank, in a step seen as a collective punishment measure against the city’s population, according to witnesses. Soldiers raided homes and buildings under construction and conducted wide-scale searches, while […]

03 Nov
6:54

MADA: Israeli Attacks on Media Expands and Grows More Violent

In 2013 , the UN General Assembly proclaimed November 2nd to be an International Day to End Impunity for Crimes against Journalists, by virtue of Resolution 68/163. The aim of this resolution is to confront the culture of impunity for perpetrators of crimes and attacks against journalists, and to empower […]

03 Nov
1:46

Child Dies From Serious Wounds Suffered In 2014

Palestinian medical sources have reported, Saturday, that a child died from serious wounds he suffered after the army fired a missile at his home, during the Israeli war in the Gaza Strip, in the summer of 2014. The Al-Wafa’ Rehabilitation Hospital said the child, Mohammad Nasr al-Reefy, 14, was seriously […]

03 Nov
9:20

Army Abducts Two Palestinians In Nablus

November 3, 2018 9:20 AM IMEMC News Israeli attacks, Nablus, News Report, West Bank 0

Israeli soldiers abducted, on Saturday at dawn, two young Palestinian men from their homes in Nablus governorate, in the northern part of the occupied West Bank. Media sources in Nablus said several army jeeps invaded Tal Street, before the soldiers invaded and searched homes, and abducted Mohammad al-Qassas. They added […]

03 Nov
8:35

Israeli Colonists Attack Two Palestinians In Hebron

A number of extremist illegal Israeli colonialist settlers attacked, on Friday evening, two Palestinians in the Salaima neighborhood in Hebron city, in the southern part of the occupied West Bank. Eyewitnesses said the assailants attacked the two Palestinians in their neighborhood, near the Ibrahimi Mosque, causing various cuts and bruises. […]

03 Nov
2:19

Israeli Soldiers Injure Many Palestinians In Ni’lin

Israeli soldiers attacked, Friday, the weekly nonviolent procession against the Annexation Wall and colonies, in Ni’lin village, west of the central West Bank city of Ramallah, causing many Palestinians to suffer the effects of teargas inhalation. The soldiers attacked many locals, and international peace activists, marching against the illegal Annexation […]

03 Nov
1:45

Updated: Israeli Army Injures Many Palestinians In Gaza

Several Palestinians were injured by live bullets or sustained suffocation from teargas inhalation on Friday, as Israeli forces attacked the Great March of Return protests at Gaza-Israel border, the Health Ministry in Gaza has reported.. The forces fired live bullets and rubber-coated steel rounds at the protesters who gathered at […]

02 Nov
5:55

Four Palestinian Detainees on Hunger Strike against Injustice

November 2, 2018 5:55 PM IMEMC News & Agencies Israel, News Report, Prisoners 0

Four Palestinian prisoners in Israeli jails are currently engaged in hunger strikes to protect prisoners’ rights and demand their freedom. Saddam Ali Ayad Awad, 28, from Beit Ummar near al-Khalil, has been on strike since 13 October, after occupation authorities renewed his administrative detention – imprisonment without charge or trial. Image: Saddam Awad, […]