Category Archives: News Report

11 Apr
2:32

Israeli Government Resorting to Extortion to Secure UN Votes

Israel is blackmailing impoverished countries to obtain votes in its favour at the UN, the Coalition for Accountability and Integrity AMAN revealed on Sunday. AMAN’s Director, Azmi Shuaibi, said that Israel uses the funds allocated to the UN to buy votes in favour of or against proposals criticizing its violence and […]

10 Apr
5:06

Palestinian Assaulted, Work Tools Confiscated During Early Morning Raid

At 2am on Wednesday morning, three intelligence vehicles and six military vehicles arrived at the building where Shahar Dharma lives with his family in Kafr ad Dik; Salfit municipality. For over two hours, Israeli forces raided and searched the apartments of the three families living in the building, harassing the […]

10 Apr
4:54

Rocket Fired from Sinai Lands in Southern Israel

A rocket fired from Egypt’s Sinai Peninsula, late Monday morning, landed in southern Israel, the Israeli army said. An Israeli army spokesperson told Ma’an News Agency that a “projectile” hit a greenhouse in the Eshkol regional council, causing no injuries. A police spokesman said that bomb disposal experts had searched the […]

10 Apr
4:48

Israeli Authorities Admit to Losing Remains of Palestinian Bodies

According to Haaretz Israeli newspaper, authorities confessed that they have lost the remains of dozens of Palestinian bodies killed by Israeli forces several years ago. This was discovered when Israeli prosecution responded to a petition filed by Palestinian families, to the Supreme Court, to return 123 bodies of their relatives; they […]

10 Apr
4:36

Settlers Continue to Invade Al Aqsa Mosque

Groups of Israeli settlers, on Monday morning, have entered the yards of Al-Aqsa mosque in small and consecutive groups, from the Magharba gate, under heavy protection by Israeli forces. According to the PNN, a total of 33 settlers entered the yards of the mosque without permission, despite such actions continuing […]

10 Apr
10:55

Army Abducts Two Palestinians Near Jenin

April 10, 2017 10:55 AM IMEMC News Israeli attacks, Jenin, News Report, West Bank 0

Several Israeli military jeeps invaded, on Monday at dawn, the village of Sanour, west of Jenin, in the northern part of the occupied West Bank, searched homes and abducted two Palestinians. The Jenin office of the Palestinian Prisoners Society (PPS) has reported that the soldiers conducted violent searches of homes, […]

10 Apr
10:21

Israeli Soldiers Abduct Two Palestinians In Hebron

April 10, 2017 10:21 AM IMEMC News Hebron, Israeli attacks, News Report, West Bank 0

Israeli soldiers invaded, on Monday at dawn, several Palestinian homes, in the southern West Bank city of Hebron, violently searched them and abducted two Palestinians, in addition to confiscating machines from a lathe workshop. The WAFA Palestinian News Agency has reported that the soldiers abducted Rafat Maher Sharabati, from his […]

10 Apr
9:26

Israeli Colonizers Uproot 310 Olive Trees Near Jerusalem  

Many extremist Israeli colonists invaded, earlier Monday, Palestinian olive orchards in Mikhmas village, southeast of the occupied East Jerusalem, in the West Bank, and uprooted 310 old olive trees, owned by several Palestinian villagers. Media sources said the assailants invaded orchards, owned by Ali Aref al-Haj, Abdul-Samea’ Mhanna and Dahesh […]

09 Apr
9:19

Israeli Authorities Issue Orders Preventing 15 Palestinian From Entering Al-Aqsa Mosque

The Israeli authorities issued, Sunday, orders against fifteen Palestinians from occupied East Jerusalem, denying them entry into the Al-Aqsa Mosque, and its courtyards, for periods varying between 15 days and six months. The Palestinians were detained during several previous Israeli military invasions and searches of homes, in different parts of Jerusalem, […]

09 Apr
8:47

Israeli Soldiers Abduct A Child Near Bethlehem

Several Israeli military jeeps invaded, on Sunday at dawn, Doha town, west of Bethlehem, in the occupied West Bank, and abducted a Palestinian child, the Bethlehem office of the Palestinian Prisoners Society (PPS) said. The PPS stated that the soldiers invaded the home of Waleed Sabri, violently searched the property […]

09 Apr
7:32

Israeli Soldiers Abduct Seventeen Palestinians In Jerusalem

Israeli soldiers abducted, overnight and at dawn Sunday, at least seventeen Palestinians in different parts of occupied East Jerusalem, in the West Bank, during extensive and violent searches of homes and property. The Palestinian Prisoners’ Society (PPS) has reported that the invasions and abductions were largely concentrated in the Old […]

08 Apr
8:16

Palestinian Poet Ahmad Dahbour Dies at 71

Well known Palestinian poet Ahmad Dahbour passed away on Saturday, at a Ramallah hospital, following deterioration in his health, said the Ministry of Culture in a eulogy statement, according to WAFA. He was 71. Dahbour was born in Haifa, in 1946, and had lived in Beirut and Syria after the 1948 […]

08 Apr
8:05

ISM Report: Israeli Forces Threaten Palestinian Acitvists’ Families With House Demolitions

04/07/17 | International Solidarity Movement | Ramallah Team On 5th April, 2017, Israeli forces told Abbas Qar’an and his family that their home in al-Bireh was going to be demolished. The homes of two other anti-occupation activists in the area received similar threats. ISM activists met with Abbas, the son […]

08 Apr
6:58

Russia to Possibly Acknowledge West Jerusalem as Israeli Capital

On Thursday, the Russian Foreign Ministry stated that, if a peace agreement between Israeli and Palestinian people could be reached, Russia could acknowledge West Jerusalem as the capital of Israel. Russia does not officially acknowledge West Jerusalem as Israel’s capital, according to the PNN, and, up until Thursday, has not […]

08 Apr
8:44

Israeli Soldiers Abduct Three Palestinian Children In Bethlehem And Nablus

Israeli soldiers invaded, on Saturday at dawn and Friday evening, the West Bank governorates of Bethlehem and Nablus, and abducted three children. The Bethlehem office of the Palestinian Prisoners’ Society (PPS) said the soldiers invaded the Saff Street area, in the center of the city, and abducted As’ad Mohammad Abu […]

08 Apr
12:56

Bil’in Weekly Protest Marks Deir Yassin Massacre

Dozens of Palestinians, accompanied by Israeli and international peace activists, marched in the village of Bil’in, west of Ramallah, holding the weekly nonviolent protest against Israel’s illegal Annexation Wall and colonies, and marking the 69th anniversary of Deir Yassin massacre. The soldiers used a surveillance drone to film the protesters, […]

08 Apr
12:19

Army Injures Nine Palestinians In Kufur Qaddoum

Israeli soldiers attacked, Friday, the weekly protest in Kufur Qaddoum town, in the northern West Bank governorate of Qalqilia, wounding two Palestinians, and causing seven others to suffer the severe effects of teargas inhalation. Morad Eshteiwy, the media coordinator of the Popular Committee in Kufur Qaddoum, said the soldiers invaded […]

07 Apr
10:01

Scores Join Freedom March “Stop Annexing the Jordan Valley”

Scores of Palestinian and Israeli activists joined on Friday the Freedom March ““Stop Annexing the Jordan Valley” that was organized by Combatants for Peace movement. The protest started at the nearby settler road until the Palestinian Israeli Peace Farming project Ecome at the entrance of Jericho city. The Israeli government […]

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07 Apr
1:59

PCHR Report: One Palestinian civilian killed, 22 wounded by Israeli forces this week

April 7, 2017 1:59 PM PCHR Gaza Human rights, News Report, Palestine 0

In its Weekly Report On Israeli Human Rights Violations in the Occupied Palestinian Territories for the week of 30 March – 05 April 2017, the Palestinian Center for Human Rights (PCHR) found that Israeli forces continued systematic crimes in the occupied Palestinian territories. Israeli forces killed a Palestinian from Nablus […]

07 Apr
11:06

Israeli Soldiers Abduct Four Palestinians In Bethlehem and Nablus

April 7, 2017 11:06 AM IMEMC News Israeli attacks, Nablus, News Report, West Bank 0

The Palestinian Prisoners Society (PPS) has reported that Israeli soldiers have abducted, on Friday at dawn, an elderly man and a young man from Bethlehem, and two young men fr[om Nablus, in the occupied West Bank. The Bethlehem office of the PPS said the soldiers invaded Hindaza Mountain area, east […]

07 Apr
9:48

Israeli Soldiers Abduct Four Palestinians In Silwad

Dozens of Israeli soldiers invaded, on Friday at dawn, the town of Silwad, northeast of Ramallah, in central West Bank, broke into and ransacked several homes, and abducted four Palestinians, in addition to preventing local mosques from opening for dawn prayers. The soldiers violently invaded and searched many homes in […]

07 Apr
3:02

Israeli Court Sentences Two Palestinian Children From Jerusalem To House Arrest, Imposes Fines

An Israeli court in occupied Jerusalem, sentenced two Palestinian children, only 12 and 14 years of age, from Silwan town, south of the Al-Aqsa Mosque, in the occupied city, to house arrest and imposed high fines on them. The two children have been identified as Yazan Froukh, 14, and Yousef […]

07 Apr
1:57

Shots Fired At Fortified Israeli Military Tower Near Ramallah

The Maan Palestinian News Agency has reported that several live rounds were fired, on Thursday at night, at a fortified military tower, near Psigot illegal Israeli colony, built on Palestinian lands in al-Biereh city, in central West Bank. It stated that a speeding car fired many live rounds at the […]

06 Apr
10:50

Update: Israeli Soldier Killed, One Mildly Wounded, Near Ramallah

Update: Israeli sources initially did not release the name of the soldier, or even information indicate that he was a soldier, but hours later identified him as sergeant Elichai Taharlev, 20, of the Golani Brigade. He was buried in occupied Jerusalem at Mount Herzl Military Cemetery, in occupied Jerusalem, while several […]

06 Apr
5:00

Princess Nokia Cancels Show at Israeli Music Festival Amid BDS Pressure

Organizers subsequently canceled the Kalamazoo Festival and promised to refund tickets. On March 26, the Israeli Kalamazoo Festival announced that Destiny Frasqueri, also known as Princess Nokia, canceled her upcoming performance at the Haoman 17, a nightclub in Tel Aviv. “Under extreme pressure from [the Boycott, Divestment and Sanctions (BDS) movement], […]

06 Apr
4:54

Israeli Forces Assert Military Presence North of Beit Lahia

Several occupation bulldozers moved into the northern Gaza Strip, near the town of Beit Lahia, on Thursday morning. According to Al Ray Palestinian Media Agency, approximately seven D9 bulldozers penetrated 100 meters into the northern border of Beit Lahia, from the western gate of Zikim. The bulldozers razed the area […]

06 Apr
4:46

Trump Discusses Middle East Affairs with Jordan’s King Abdullah during Press Conference

On Wednesday, the 5th of April, U.S. President Donald Trump and Jordan’s King Abdullah II both took part in a joint press conference in Washington D.C., where they discussed issues including the Middle East; Syria, Palestine and Israel were the primary focus. Trump and Abdullah II both used the press […]

06 Apr
4:39

PCHR Weekly Report On Israeli Human Rights Violations in the Occupied Palestinian Territory (30 March – 05 April 2017)

Israeli forces continued with systematic crimes in the occupied Palestinian territory (oPt) for the week of 30 March – 05 April 2017. Forces killed a Palestinian from Nablus in occupied Jerusalem, while 22 Palestinian civilians, including 3 children and a journalist, were wounded.The military continued to target the border areas in […]

06 Apr
12:12

Update: “Israeli Soldiers Abduct 25 Palestinians In The West Bank”

Israeli soldiers have abducted, overnight and at dawn Thursday, 25 Palestinians, in different parts of the occupied West Bank, including Jerusalem, during extensive invasions and violent searches of homes, and property. In Tulkarem, in the northern part of the West Bank, the soldiers abducted Ismael Izzat Jaber, 24, Ramez Abdul-Hakim […]

06 Apr
9:48

Israeli Soldiers Abduct Two Former Political Prisoners Near Hebron

Israeli soldiers abducted, on Thursday at dawn, two former political prisoners from their homes in Beit Ummar town, north of the southern West Bank city of Hebron, and summoned four Palestinians for interrogation. The soldiers invaded Beit Ummar from several directions, before storming homes and violently searching them, and abducted […]

06 Apr
9:20

Israeli Soldiers Abduct Three Palestinians In Qalqilia, One In Nablus

Israeli soldiers abducted, on Thursday at dawn, three Palestinians from in Azzoun town, east of Qalqilia, and one in Tal village, south of Nablus, in the northern part of the occupied West Bank, and took them to detention and interrogation centers. The Qalqilia office of the Palestinian Prisoners Society (PPS), […]

06 Apr
8:58

Israeli Soldiers Abduct Three Palestinians In Bethlehem, One In Jenin

Israeli soldiers abducted, on Thursday at dawn, three Palestinians in the West Bank governorate of Bethlehem, and one in Jenin, in the northern part of the occupied West Bank, after breaking into their homes, and violently searching them. The Bethlehem office of the Palestinian Prisoners’ Society (PPS) said several army […]

06 Apr
8:31

Israeli Soldiers Abduct Six Palestinians In Tulkarem

Israeli soldiers invaded, on Thursday at dawn, several homes in different parts of Tulkarem governorate, in the northern part of the occupied West Bank, and abducted six Palestinians, after invading their homes and violently searching them. The Tulkarem office of the Palestinian Prisoners’ Society (PPS) said the soldiers invaded and […]

06 Apr
7:26

Israeli Excavations Damage Three Homes In Al-‘Eesawiyya, Jerusalem

The Jerusalem City Council has ordered the eviction and closure of three Palestinian apartments in Wadi Hilweh neighborhood, in Silwan town in the occupied East Jerusalem, due to ongoing excavations carried out by the Israeli authorities under their homes, destroying their foundations. The Wadi Hilweh Information Center in Silwan (Silwanic) […]

06 Apr
6:41

Undercover Israeli Soldiers Abduct Two Young Men In Jerusalem

Undercover Israeli soldiers abducted, on Wednesday evening, two young Palestinian homes in the al-‘Eesawiyya town, in occupied East Jerusalem, after the soldiers invaded it and clashed with local youngsters. Mohammad Abu al-Hummus, a member of the Follow-Up Committee in al-‘Eesawiyya, said the soldiers invaded the center of the town, especially […]

06 Apr
6:08

Samidoun Organizer Mohammed Khatib Denied Visa to United States (VIDEO)

Palestinian organizer Mohammed Khatib, the Europe coordinator of Samidoun Palestinian Prisoner Solidarity Network, was denied a visa to the United States, where he had been invited to speak at the Jewish Voice for Peace National Membership Meeting, which took place in Chicago from 31 March to 2 April. Along with […]

05 Apr
11:13

Israeli Soldiers Abduct Four Palestinians In Jerusalem

Israeli soldiers invaded, Wednesday, several Palestinian homes in different parts of occupied East Jerusalem, violently searched them, and abducted four Palestinians, including the father of a young man who was killed earlier this year. The soldiers invaded homes in Silwan town, south of the Al-Aqsa Mosque, and abducted a young […]

05 Apr
10:51

Army Invades Farmlands, Spray Toxins, In Borders Areas In Gaza

On Wednesday, the WAFA Palestinian News Agency has reported that two armored bulldozers, three tanks and bulldozers, stationed at a military base across the border fence, invaded Palestinian agricultural lands, east of Jabalia, in the northern part of the coastal region, while Israeli planes also sprayed lands with toxins. The […]

05 Apr
10:20

Updated: Army Abducts Nine Palestinians, Including A Seriously Wounded Young Man, In Bethlehem

Update: The Palestinian Prisoners Society (PPS) in Bethlehem, has reported that the number of Palestinians, abducted by Israeli soldiers, at dawn Wednesday, in the West Bank governorate of Bethlehem, has arrived to nine, while one of them was shot and seriously wounded by army fire. It stated that the soldiers […]

05 Apr
8:36

Israeli Soldiers Abduct Three Palestinians In Jenin, One In Tulkarem

Israeli soldiers invaded, on Wednesday at dawn, Fahma village, south of the northern West Bank city of Jenin, violently searched homes and abducted three Palestinians, including a local lawyer whose car was also illegally confiscated. The soldiers also invaded Tulkarem refugee camp, and abducted one Palestinian. The Jenin office of […]

05 Apr
4:40

Jerusalem Family Self-Demolishes Its Own Home To Avoid High Penalties And Fines

A Jerusalem family from Beit Hanina neighborhood, north of occupied East Jerusalem, demolished its own home, Tuesday, to avoid excessively high penalties and fines, imposed by the City Council, in addition to the extremely expensive bills it would pay, if the city demolished their property. The family of Hafeth Rajabi […]

04 Apr
11:46

Israeli Soldiers Demolish 14 Apartments, One Agricultural Room And Four Walls, In Jerusalem

Israeli soldiers demolished, on Tuesday morning, fourteen apartments, in addition to an agricultural room and four walls, in “Sheikh ‘Anbar” area, in Zaim village, east of occupied East Jerusalem, reportedly for being built without permits. Dozens of soldiers, and personnel of the Jerusalem City Council, invaded the village and demolished […]

04 Apr
10:42

Israeli Soldiers Abduct 17 Palestinians In The West Bank

Israeli soldiers abducted, overnight and at dawn, Tuesday, 17 Palestinians, including children, during extensive invasions and violent searches of homes, in different parts of the occupied West Bank, including Jerusalem. The soldiers invaded and searched many homes in the southern West Bank district of Hebron, and abducted Wadea’ Mohammad Badawi, […]

04 Apr
10:23

Army Fires At Homes, Lands, In Southern Gaza

Israeli soldiers, stationed across the border fence, east Khan Younis, in the southern part of the Gaza Strip, fired dozens of live rounds at homes and lands, causing property damage. Media sources in Khan Younis said the soldiers, on several towers across the border fence, fire many live rounds, and […]

04 Apr
10:04

Israeli Soldiers Abduct Nine Palestinians In Jenin, Tulkarem And Jerusalem

The Palestinian Prisoners’ Society (PPS) has reported that Israeli soldiers abducted, on Tuesday at dawn, three Palestinians in Jenin district, three others in Tulkarem, in the northern parts of the occupied West Bank, and three in occupied East Jerusalem, amidst violent military searches of homes. The PPS office in Jenin […]

04 Apr
8:38

Israeli Soldiers Abduct Four Palestinians In Hebron

Israeli soldiers abducted, on Tuesday at dawn, four Palestinians during violent invasions and searches of homes, in the southern West Bank district of Hebron, the Palestinian Prisoners’ Society (PPS) has reported. The PPS stated that the soldiers invaded Ethna town, west of Hebron, and ransacked homes, before abducting Al-Mo’tasem-Billah Jibreel […]

03 Apr
11:35

Israeli Soldiers Abduct 14 Palestinians In The West Bank

Israeli soldiers abducted, on Monday at dawn, fourteen Palestinians, including two children, only 12 and 13 years of age, during military invasions and violent searches of homes, in different parts of the occupied west Bank, in including occupied East Jerusalem. The Palestinian Prisoners Society (PPS) has reported that the soldiers […]

02 Apr
10:28

Israeli Soldiers Attack Detainees In Nafha Prison

Israeli soldiers attacked, on Saturday evening, Palestinian detainees, held in Section 14 of Nafha Israeli prison, the Palestinian Detainees’ Committee has reported. The committee stated that dozens of soldiers, including Special Forces of the Israeli Prison Authority, broke into section fourteen and used excessive force against the detainees, wounding eight […]

02 Apr
7:33

Israeli Soldiers Abduct Three Palestinians Near Hebron

Several Israeli military jeeps invaded, on Sunday at dawn, Beit Ummar town, north of Hebron, in the southern part of the occupied West Bank, violently searched homes, causing excessive damage, and abducted three Palestinians, including two former political prisoners. Media sources in Hebron said the soldiers invaded many homes in […]

02 Apr
7:18

Israeli Soldiers Invade Home Of Slain Palestinian in Nablus, Close His Bookstore

Dozens of Israeli soldiers, accompanied by security officers, invaded at dawn Sunday, the home of Ahmad Zaher, who was killed on Saturday, after reportedly carrying out a stabbing attack, in Jerusalem, in which a police officer was moderately wounded, and two Israelis were mildly injured. The soldiers also invaded a […]

02 Apr
4:51

Victory for Free Speech on Palestine in the UK

In a hugely significant development for free speech on Palestine, eminent human rights lawyer Hugh Tomlinson QC has issued a legal opinion that finds major faults with the government’s new antisemitism definition’s guidance. In partnership with Jews for Justice for Palestinians, Independent Jewish Voices and Free Speech on Israel, his […]

02 Apr
4:21

Software System Plants Israeli Propaganda on Social Media

The Israeli government has purchased a software system enabling it to monitor social media and specific users to plan ideas in online discourse. The bid, which was won by a company called Buzzilla, specifies that the software must have the ability to “plant an idea in the debate on social […]

02 Apr
4:13

Palestinians and Israelis March on Jerusalem Together

Hundreds of Israelis and Palestinians are reportedly taking part in a Jerusalem march against the Israeli military  occupation. Saturday’s event, according to Haaretz,  is the first in a series organized by “Standing Together,” an umbrella movement consisting of pro-peace organizations and left-wing parties, marking 50 years since the Six-Day War. […]

02 Apr
3:45

Israeli Forces Open Fire on Lands in Southern Gaza

Israeli forces opened fire on Palestinian lands in the southern Gaza Strip, on Saturday morning, according to locals. Witnesses told Ma’an News Agency that soldiers deployed behind the border fence, in eastern Rafah city, opened fire at Palestinian agricultural lands in the area. No injuries were reported. An Israeli army spokesperson […]

02 Apr
3:33

New West Bank Settlement Approved for Former Amona Residents

On Thursday night, the Israeli security cabinet unanimously voted for the establishment of a new settlement in Emek Shilo, to house the Amona settlement evacuees. After the High Court of Israel ruled the Amona settlement illegal in 2006 and later, in 2014, ordered the complete evacuation of the settlement, Israel […]

02 Apr
3:18

Israeli Soldiers Bulldoze Palestinian Lands South Of Bethlehem

Israeli soldiers bulldozed, Saturday, large areas of Palestinian land in the town of al-Khader, south of Bethlehem, occupied West Bank, in an apparent move meant to expand an illegal colonialist outpost. Hasan Brejiyya, the coordinator of the Popular Committee against the Annexation Wall and Colonies in Bethlehem, told the WAFA […]

02 Apr
2:03

Israeli Police Kills A Palestinian Teen In Jerusalem

Israeli police officers shot and killed, on Saturday afternoon, a Palestinian teenage boy from Nablus, in the northern part of the West Bank, after he reportedly stabbed a police officer and two other Israeli settlers, in the al-Wad Street, leading to the Al-Aqsa Mosque, in occupied East Jerusalem. The army […]

01 Apr
8:54

Army Injures Several Palestinians In Jenin

Dozens of Israeli soldiers invaded, on Saturday at dawn, the northern West Bank city of Jenin, and Jenin refugee camp, and clashed with many local youngsters, causing several Palestinians to suffer the effects of teargas inhalation. Media sources in Jenin said the soldiers invaded the city, and the refugee camp, […]

01 Apr
8:44

Bil’in marks 41st anniversary of Palestinian land Day

The villagers of Bil’in, in the central part of the West Bank, accompanied by international and Israeli activists, marched Friday from the center of the village to the site of the Annexation Wall, constructed illegally on village land. They carried Palestinian flags, chanted against the Israeli occupation and for Palestinian […]

01 Apr
8:44

Israeli Soldiers Injure A Child In Ni’lin

Israeli soldiers shot and wounded, on Friday at night, a Palestinian child in Ni’lin village, west of the central West Bank city of Ramallah, and closed the village’s main road. Locals in Ni’lin said the child, identified as Jouda Canaan Amira, 14, was shot with live rounds in his legs, […]

01 Apr
6:38

Army Injures Four Palestinians In Kufur Qaddoum

Israeli soldiers attacked, Friday, the weekly nonviolent protest in Kufur Qaddoum town, east of the northern West Bank city of Qalqilia, and wounded four, in addition to causing damage a main water pipeline. Morad Eshteiwy, the media coordinator of the Popular Committee against the Annexation Wall and colonies in Kufur […]

01 Apr
5:08

Israeli Bulldozers Uproot 15 Dunams Of Palestinian Lands

Israeli soldiers, accompanied by military bulldozers invaded, Friday, large areas of Palestinian farmlands, in Khallet al-Qotin area, south of the West Bank city of Bethlehem, uprooted and bulldozed more than 15 dunams of Palestinian agricultural lands. Eyewitnesses said the soldiers first removed fences around the lands, and started bulldozing them […]

01 Apr
4:47

Israeli Soldiers Injure And Abduct, A Child Near Ramallah

Israeli soldiers shot and injured, on Friday evening, a Palestinian child, near Ni’lin village, west of the central West Bank district of Ramallah, and abducted him without allowing any Palestinian, including medics, to reach him. The Israeli army claimed the soldiers fired live rounds at several Palestinians, who reportedly hurled […]

01 Apr
4:40

Soldiers Abduct A Young Man In Hebron

Israeli soldiers abducted, on Friday evening, a young Palestinian man, after stopping him at one of the military roadblocks, surrounding the Ibrahimi Mosque, in Hebron, in the southern part of the occupied West Bank. Media sources said the soldiers stopped the young man, from Yatta town near Hebron, after he […]

31 Mar
3:39

Israel Reneges on $2 million in UN Contributions over UNHCR Resolutions

Ma’an reports that Israel’s Foreign Minister was instructed by Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu to slash $2 million from Israel’s contributions to the UN in protest of the adoption of four resolutions in the United Nations Human Rights Council (UNHRC) last week addressing issues of human rights in the occupied […]

31 Mar
3:25

(VIDEO) Palestinian-American Teacher Beaten by JDL Members at AIPAC Conference

A 55-year old Palestinian-American instructor at a community college in North Carolina was “brutally beaten” by members of the Jewish Defense League (JDL) while walking by the AIPAC conference in Washington DC on Sunday, according to a video and statement released by the Institute for Middle East Understanding (IMEU). The […]

31 Mar
12:43

Israel Releases Two Gaza Fishermen After Holding Them For Three Years

The Israeli authorities have released, Friday, two Palestinian fishermen, from the besieged Gaza Strip, after holding them captive for three years, and confiscating their boats. Zakariyya Abu Bakr, the secretary of the fishermen’s committee at the Palestinian Agricultural Relief said the released fishermen have been identified as Emadeddin Mansour and […]

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31 Mar
12:35

PCHR Weekly Report: Child, woman killed; 9 civilians wounded by Israeli forces this week

March 31, 2017 12:35 PM PCHR Gaza Human rights, News Report, Palestine 0

In its Weekly Report On Israeli Human Rights Violations in the Occupied Palestinian Territories for the week of 23 – 29 March 2017, the Palestinian Center for Human Rights (PCHR) found that Israeli forces continued systematic crimes in the occupied Palestinian territories. Israeli forces killed a Palestinian child in al-Jalazone […]

31 Mar
12:31

Israeli Soldiers Abduct Four Palestinians In Silwad

Israeli soldiers invaded, on Friday at dawn, the town of Silwad, east of Ramallah in central West Bank, violently searched many homes and abducted four Palestinians, including two children. Media sources in Ramallah said the soldiers abducted Mohammad Husam Hamed, 16, Abdul-Qader Saed Hamed, 16, former political prisoner Mohammad Abdul-Majid […]

31 Mar
12:21

Israel To Confiscate 100 Dunams Of Palestinian Lands In Salfit To Build College, Colonialist Units And Railways

The Israeli government is planning to illegally confiscate 100 Dunams of Palestinian lands, in Salfit district, in the northeastern part of the occupied West Bank, to build a college and many colonialist units, in addition to planning two railroad lines. Jamal al-Ahmad, the coordinator of the Committee for Defending Salfit […]

31 Mar
11:31

Israel Orders Illegal Confiscation Of 977 Dunams On Palestinian Lands In Nablus

The Israeli government has decided, Thursday, to illegally confiscate nearly 977 Dunams of Palestinian lands, south of the northern part of the occupied West Bank, after ruling them as “State-owned property.” The 977 Dunams are privately-owned by many families from the villages of Qaryout, as-Sawiya, al-Lubban ash-Sharqiyya and Sinjel, south […]

31 Mar
1:11

US and Israeli UN Ambassadors Vow to Eliminate BDS

Israeli Ambassador to the UN, Danny Danon, said on Wednesday that Israel would “keep fighting” until it “eliminates BDS completely.” “There is a new approach [to fight BDS] and it is being heard in the halls of the UN Indeed,” Danon told 2,000 attendees at a pro-Israel UN event, according […]

31 Mar
12:59

Worshippers at Al-Aqsa Confront Israeli Extremists Performing Religious Rituals

Muslim worshippers, on Thursday, at Al-Aqsa Mosque in Jerusalem, confronted extremists  who attempted to perform Jewish religious rituals inside the compound, according to witnesses. WAFA reports that dozens of fanatics held provocative visits to Al-Aqsa Mosque and walked around the compound under heavy Israeli police protection. When they attempted to […]

31 Mar
12:52

G4S Dropped by Doctors’ Syndicate in Beirut

(photo: Alternative Information Center) Last week, the Doctors’ Syndicate in Beirut decided to end its relationship with G4S, one of the world’s largest multinational security companies, following a campaign by activists in Lebanon concerned with the company’s ongoing complicity with Israeli violations of Palestinian human rights. The “Lebanese Campaign to […]

31 Mar
12:35

Hamas Publishes Video Threatening Israeli Officials

The Hamas movement released a video on Wednesday, threatening top Israeli security officials, as the group continued to vow revenge for the alleged assassination of Mazen Fuqaha, a senior member of the Izz al-Din al-Qassam Brigades — Hamas’ armed wing. According to Israeli news outlet Ynet, the video displays images […]

31 Mar
12:18

Long-awaited Maintenance Work Offers Rare Sight for Palestinians in al-Khalil

03/30/17 | International Solidarity Movement | al-Khalil Team On Wednesday, 29th March, 2017, Israeli forces opened a blocked-off street for the first time in almost two decades to allow long-overdue sewage system works. The alley in occupied al-Khalil (Hebron), open for less than a day, gave Palestinians the rare opportunity […]

31 Mar
12:01

Clashes Erupt in West Bank during Land Day Demonstration (VIDEO)

Israeli forces, on Thursday afternoon, fired teargas and sound grenades towards Palestinian protesters who took part in the annual Land Day demonstration. Today, on Thursday, March 30, Land Day was marked with the usual demonstrations in memory of the seizure of 21 thousand dunams of land in Al-Jalil, Al-Muthalth and Al-Naqab on March […]

30 Mar
4:41

Israeli Soldiers Injure 50 Palestinians Near Nablus

Israeli soldiers attacked, Thursday, Palestinian protesters marking the 41st anniversary of Palestinian Lands Day, shot at least fifty with rubber-coated steel bullets, and caused dozens to suffer the effects of teargas inhalation, in Madama village, southwest of the northern West Bank city of Nablus. The Palestinian Red Crescent has confirmed […]

30 Mar
12:12

Israeli Soldiers Abduct Eleven Palestinians In The West Bank

Israeli soldiers abducted, overnight and at dawn Thursday, eleven Palestinians, including a child, in different parts of the occupied West Bank, including in occupied Jerusalem, the Palestinian Prisoners’ Society (PPS) has reported. The Tubas office of the PPS, in the northeastern part of the West Bank, said the soldiers abducted […]

30 Mar
11:29

Israeli Soldiers Invade Abu Dis, Abduct A Child In Shu’fat, In Jerusalem

March 30, 2017 11:29 AM IMEMC News Israeli attacks, Jerusalem, News Report 0

Israeli soldiers invaded, on Thursday morning, Abu Dis town, southeast of occupied East Jerusalem, clashed with many local youngsters, and fired gas bombs, concussion grenades and rubber-coated steel bullets. The soldiers also abducted a child from his home in Shu’fat refugee camp, The invasion into Abu Dis wasn’t the first […]

30 Mar
10:41

Israeli Soldiers Kill A Palestinian Woman In Jerusalem

Israeli soldiers shot and killed, on Thursday evening, a Palestinian woman in Bab al-‘Amoud area, in occupied East Jerusalem, after the army claimed she “carried scissors” and attempted to attack the soldiers. Palestinian medical sources said the woman, identified as Seham Rateb Nimir, 49, from Shu’fat refugee camp, north of […]

30 Mar
9:24

Israeli Soldiers Injure Several Palestinians In Jenin

March 30, 2017 9:24 AM IMEMC News Israeli attacks, Jenin, News Report, West Bank 0

Israeli soldiers invaded, on Thursday at dawn, Jenin city, in the northern part of the occupied West Bank, and clashed with local youths, causing many to suffer the severe effects of teargas inhalation, and confiscated three computers from the home of a blind former political prisoner in Ya’bad nearby town. […]

30 Mar
9:05

Israeli Army Abducts Two Palestinians, Injures One, In Tubas

March 30, 2017 9:05 AM IMEMC News Israeli attacks, News Report, Tubas, West Bank 0

Israeli soldiers invaded, on Thursday at dawn, Tubas city and the al-Far’a refugee camp, in the northeastern part of the occupied West Bank, shot and injured one Palestinian, and abducted two others. The Tubas office of the Palestinian Prisoners Society (PPS) said the soldiers invaded several neighborhoods in Tubas, and […]

30 Mar
8:46

Israeli Soldiers Abduct Two Palestinians In Hebron

March 30, 2017 8:46 AM IMEMC News Hebron, Israeli attacks, News Report, West Bank 0

Israeli soldiers invaded, on Thursday at dawn, the towns of Beit Ummar and Bani Neim, in the southern West Bank district of Hebron, searched homes and abducted two Palestinians. The soldiers surrounded Beit Ummar and Bani Neim towns, north and east of Hebron, before storming and violently searching homes, and […]

30 Mar
8:18

ICHR Demands Hamas To Void Decision Restricting Freedom Of Movement

The Independent Commission for Human Rights (ICHR) issued a statement voicing serious concerns regarding a decision made by the Ministry of Interior and National Security, run by the Hamas movement in Gaza, placing strict conditions that severely limit the freedom of movement of Palestinians wishing to travel through Beit Hanoun […]

29 Mar
10:08

Israeli Soldiers Abduct Three Children From Jerusalem

Israeli soldiers invaded, on Wednesday at dawn, Ras al-Amoud neighborhood, in Silwan town, south of the Al-Aqsa Mosque, in occupied Jerusalem, and abducted three Palestinian children from their homes. The soldiers invaded and searched many homes, and interrogated several young men, while inspecting their ID cards, and abducted three children. […]

29 Mar
9:57

Army Abducts One Palestinian, Injures Several Others, In Jenin

March 29, 2017 9:57 AM IMEMC News Israeli attacks, Jenin, News Report, West Bank 0

Israeli soldiers invaded, on Wednesday at dawn, the northern West Bank city of Jenin, and nearby towns, broke into and searched many homes, and abducted one Palestinian. The soldiers also injured several Palestinians, and caused damage to cars and homes, in Jaba’ town, south of Jenin. Media sources in Jenin […]

29 Mar
8:14

Israeli Soldiers Demolish Two Homes In Jerusalem

Israeli soldiers demolished, on Wednesday morning, two Palestinian homes in Jabal al-Mokabber village, in the southern part of occupied Jerusalem, after violently forcing the families out. The two homes are owned by Islam and Imam al-‘Abbassi in the Sal’a neighborhood in Jabal al-Mokabber; the army said the buildings were constructed […]

29 Mar
3:58

Palestinian Student Kifah Quzmar Launches Hunger Strike Under Interrogation

March 29, 2017 3:58 AM IMEMC News & Agencies Israel, News Report, Prisoners 0

Palestinian university student Kifah Quzmar, in his final year studying business administration at Bir Zeit University, launched a hunger strike on Sunday, 26 March in Ashkelon prison, where he is held shackled and remains under interrogation after 22 days of imprisonment. Quzmar, a popular, well-known student, was seized by Israeli […]

29 Mar
3:49

West Bank: Bethlehem-area Residents Prevent Seizure of their Lands as Demolitions Continue in Jordan Valley

Residents of the Bethlehem-area village of Walaja, on Tuesday, confronted Israelis who came to their land and marked it in preparation to take it over, according to Hasan Breijieh, an activist with the anti-settlements, anti-wall committee in Bethlehem. Breijieh told WAFA correspondence that staff from an Israeli company known as Yoel, […]

29 Mar
3:34

Poll: Majority of Jewish Israelis Oppose Ending of Occupation

A new poll was released by the Jerusalem Center for Public Affairs on Tuesday, revealing that the majority of Israelis oppose any Israeli withdrawal from the occupied West Bank, while 79 percent of Israelis believe its important to maintain a unified Jerusalem under Israeli control, in contradiction to longstanding international […]

29 Mar
3:03

Settlers Vandalize Spanish Consulate in Jerusalem

Extremist Israeli settlers, on Monday afternoon, sprayed racist slogans on the walls of the Spanish consulate in Jerusalem, according to local sources in the city. Sources said, according to the PNN, that the ultra-orthodox Jewish “Pay the Price” groups have vandalized the walls of the consulate, which is located in […]

29 Mar
2:57

Netanyahu Gives Official “Green Light” for Ministers, MKs to Storm Al- Aqsa

Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu decided, on Monday evening, to reconsider the policy of banning Knesset members from entering Al-Aqsa Mosque, based on developments in the security situation, after the coming month of Ramadan.   Israeli channel 2 reported that Netanyahu was under pressure from the right, and intends to […]

29 Mar
2:33

VIDEO: Arrest of Omar Barghouti Comes Amidst Upsurge in International Support for Boycott of Israel

After the P5+1 nuclear deal made it difficult for the Israeli government to continue to appeal to the right-wing through casting Iran as the bogeyman, depicting BDS as a ‘delegitimization’ campaign became its next means of generating fear and paranoia among voters, says journalist Richard Silverstein. TRNN transcript: KIM BROWN: […]

28 Mar
11:31

Israeli Army Abducts 24 Palestinians In The West Bank

Israeli soldiers abducted, overnight and at dawn Tuesday, twenty-four Palestinians, including children and a young woman, during invasions and violent searches of homes in Jerusalem, Hebron, Nablus, Tubas and Ramallah, in the occupied West Bank, the Palestinian Prisoners’ Society has reported. The PPS stated that the soldiers abducted twelve Palestinians, […]

28 Mar
11:00

Israeli Soldiers Open Fire At Farmers In Khan Younis And Rafah

Israeli soldiers, stationed across the border fence, in the southern part of the Gaza strip, opened fire, on Tuesday mornings, at farmers in their own lands, east of Khan Younis, and Rafah, in the southern part of the coastal region. The soldiers fired many live rounds at the farmers, while […]

28 Mar
10:07

Israeli Soldiers Abduct Five Palestinians In Hebron and Tubas

Israeli soldiers abducted, on Tuesday at dawn, three Palestinians, including two children, in the southern West Bank district of Hebron, and two young men in Tubas, in the northeastern part of the occupied West Bank. The Hebron office of the Palestinian Prisoners’ Society (PPS) said the soldiers invaded and searched […]

28 Mar
9:34

Israeli Soldiers Abduct Six Guards Of Al-Aqsa Mosque

Just one day after the Israeli army abducted four civilian guards of the Al-Aqsa Mosque, in occupied East Jerusalem, the soldiers and police abducted, earlier Tuesday, six more guards, from their homes, after invading and violently searching them, in the city. The soldiers abducted Khalil Tarhouni, Mohannad Edrees, Samer al-Qabbani, […]

28 Mar
8:11

Israeli Soldiers Demolish Two Homes In Jerusalem

Israeli soldiers demolished, on Tuesday at dawn, two Palestinian homes, without a prior warning, in the al-‘Eesawiyya town, in occupied Jerusalem, reportedly for being built without construction permits. Several Israeli police and military vehicles, accompanied by bulldozers, invaded the town, before the soldiers demolished a home, belonging to Ahmad Abu […]

28 Mar
2:46

Israeli Soldiers Invade Sa’ir, Near Hebron

March 28, 2017 2:46 AM IMEMC News Hebron, Israeli attacks, News Report, West Bank 0

Dozens of Israeli soldiers invaded, on Monday evening, Sa’ir town, northeast of Hebron, in the southern part of the occupied West Bank, and fired live rounds, rubber-coated steel bullets and gas bombs during clashes with local youths. Media sources in Hebron said an army truck apparently entered Sa’ir by accident, […]