Category Archives: News Report

04 Apr
8:18

Israeli Forces Fire on Shepherds along Gaza Border

Israeli forces, Wednesday, opened fire on shepherds while they were grazing their livestock in pastures along Gaza borders with Israel, said WAFA sources. The shepherds were forced to leave the pastures located along the borders in fear of their lives. No injuries were reported. Earlier today, two Palestinians were shot and […]

04 Apr
2:47

Israeli Soldiers Injure Two Palestinians, Fires At Reporters, In Gaza

Israeli soldiers shot, Wednesday, two young men, and caused dozens of Palestinians to suffer the effects of teargas inhalation, in addition to firing live rounds at reporters, after the army attacked protesters near the border fence east of Gaza city. Medical sources said the soldiers shot two young men with […]

04 Apr
9:55

Army Abducts Ten Palestinians In The West Bank

Israeli soldiers abducted, on Wednesday at dawn, ten young Palestinian men from their homes, in several parts of the occupied West Bank. The soldiers invaded Ras al-‘Ein area, in the northern West Bank city of Nablus, before storming the local Power Company, and abducted a young man, identified as Roshdi […]

04 Apr
9:11

Israeli Soldiers Kill A Palestinian Man In Gaza

April 4, 2018 9:11 AM IMEMC News Gaza Strip, Israeli attacks, News Report 0

Palestinian medical sources have reported that Israeli soldiers killed, on Tuesday evening, a young man east of the al-Boreij refugee camp, in central Gaza Strip. The sources said Ahmad Omar Arafa, 26, died from serious wounds at the Al-Aqsa Hospital, in Deir al-Balah, in central Gaza. They added that Arafa […]

04 Apr
2:30

Soldiers Close A Palestinian School For Girls Near Nablus

Israeli soldiers closed, on Tuesday afternoon, the al-Lubban School for Girls, south of the northern West Bank city of Nablus, after threatening to attack it with gas bombs. ‘Aisha Nubani, the principal of the school, told the WAFA Palestinian News Agency that the soldiers ordered the instant evacuation of the […]

04 Apr
1:56

Israeli Soldiers Issue Illegal Annexation Orders Of Palestinian Land Near Hebron

The Israeli “Civil Administration Office,” run by the Israeli army in the occupied West Bank, issued a military order for the illegal annexation of half a Dunam of Palestinian agricultural land, in Beit Ummar, north of the southern West Bank city of Hebron. The soldiers confiscated half a Dunam of […]

03 Apr
12:26

Updated: Israeli Soldiers Abduct Eighteen Palestinians In The West Bank

The Palestinian Prisoners’ Society (PPS) has reported that Israeli soldiers abducted, on Monday at night until morning hours Tuesday, eighteen Palestinians from their homes, after breaking into them and violently searching them, in several parts of the occupied West Bank. In a press release, the PPS said the soldiers abducted […]

03 Apr
10:26

Army Injures Many Schoolchildren In Hebron

April 3, 2018 10:26 AM IMEMC News Hebron, Israeli attacks, News Report, West Bank 0

Israeli soldiers fired, on Tuesday morning, several gas bombs at schoolchildren in Abu Sneina neighborhood, in the southern part of the occupied West Bank, causing many children, and other Palestinians, to suffer the effects of teargas inhalation. Eyewitnesses said the soldiers fired the gas bombs into the Nahda School, and […]

03 Apr
10:20

Army Kills A Palestinian Near Salfit

April 3, 2018 10:20 AM IMEMC News Israeli attacks, News Report, Salfit, West Bank 0

Israeli soldiers killed, on Tuesday morning, a young Palestinian man near the junction of Ariel illegal colony, north of Salfit, in northwestern West Bank. The army initially claimed the Palestinian reportedly “attempted to ram soldiers and settlers with his car,” but later revealed that the driver was driving a stolen […]

03 Apr
12:45

Israeli Soldiers Injure Twelve Palestinians In Gaza

Israeli soldiers attacked, Monday, dozens of Palestinian protesters on their lands near border areas, in several parts of the Gaza Strip, and injured twelve Palestinians with live fire, in addition to causing dozens to suffer the effects of teargas inhalation. Medical sources said the soldiers shot two Palestinian, east of […]

03 Apr
12:21

Army Injures Four Palestinians, Abduct One Of Them, In Nabi Saleh Near Ramallah

Palestinian medical sources have reported that Israeli soldiers shot, Monday four young men, assaulted and abducted one of them, after the army invaded Nabi Saleh village, north of the central West Bank city of Ramallah, and attacked protesters. The sources said the army shot three Palestinians with live fire in […]

02 Apr
9:10

Qatar Pledges Unprecedented Financial Support to UNRWA

With its unprecedented pledge of USD 50 million to UNRWA at a recent ministerial conference in Rome, Qatar will become one of UNRWA’s top donors and will have a major impact on the Agency’s ability to continue its vital services to the vulnerable Palestine refugee community during this period of […]

02 Apr
11:23

Palestinian Dies From Wounds Suffered Friday In Gaza

Palestinian medical sources have reported that a young man died, Monday, from serious wounds he suffered last Friday, when Israeli soldiers attacked nonviolent protesters in several parts of the Gaza Strip, killing 17 of them, and wounding hundreds. Dr. Ashraf Al-Qedra, spokesperson of the Health Ministry in Gaza, said the […]

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02 Apr
10:40

Israel confirms holding two bodies of Palestinians killed Friday

Israeli authorities confirmed Sunday that they are holding the bodies of two Palestinians who were killed on Friday during the protests at the borders in Gaza. The two men were identified as: Mohammad Rubaiya and Mosab Zohair Salloul. Although the family confirmed the death of Mosab Salloul, no further information […]

02 Apr
9:00

Israeli Army Abducts Six Children In Jerusalem, Five Young Men In Bethlehem, Nablus And Qalilia

Israeli soldiers abducted, on Monday at dawn, six Palestinian children from their homes in occupied East Jerusalem, in addition to abducting a young man in Bethlehem, three in Nablus, and one in Qalqilia, the Palestinian Prisoners’ Society (PPS) has reported. The PPS said that dozens of soldiers invaded the al-‘Isawiya […]

02 Apr
1:59

Soldiers Attack Palestinians Planting Trees, Near Salfit, Injure One

Israeli soldiers resorted to the excessive use of force, Sunday, against Palestinians planning trees on their lands in Deir Ballout town, west of Salfit, in northeastern West Bank, causing several injuries, during a nonviolent activity aimed at Planting trees on lands threatened by Israel’s illegal construction of expansion of its […]

02 Apr
1:08

Army Injures 98 Palestinians Near Jerusalem

Israeli soldiers injured, Sunday, 98 Palestinians after the army attacked protesters in front of the Al-Quds University, in Abu Dis, east of occupied Jerusalem; two of the wounded were shot in the head, and one in the chest. The Palestinian Red Crescent Society (PRC) said its medics provided treatment to […]

02 Apr
12:59

Israeli Army Injures Eleven Palestinians In Gaza

Palestinian medical sources have confirmed, Sunday, that Israeli soldiers shot at least eleven Palestinians with live fire, including one who suffered a serious injury, while dozens suffered the effects of teargas inhalation, after the army attacked protesters near the border fence, in the eastern part of the Gaza Strip. Five […]

01 Apr
8:17

Saudi Prince Meets with AIPAC, anti-BDS Leaders during US Visit

Mohammed bin Salman, the crown prince of Saudi Arabia, has met with leaders from a number of right-wing Jewish organizations during his tour of the United States. The groups, which have donated millions to illegal settlement building and the fight against BDS (the Boycott, Divestment and Sanctions) movement, include officials from […]

01 Apr
8:02

275 Settlers Storm Al-Aqsa Courtyards

Dozens of settlers, guarded by intensive police forces, stormed the courtyards of the Al-Aqsa Mosque, on Sunday morning. Jerusalemite sources reported that 275 settlers stormed the mosque via The Moroccan Gate, carrying out provocative tours in its courtyards, and receiving Talmudic teaching. It is noteworthy that the settlers daily storm […]

01 Apr
7:53

Settlers Flood Sewage into Hebron-area Farmland

Israeli settlers, on Sunday, flooded their sewage into an orchard planted with grapes near the town of Beit Ummar, to the north of Hebron, in the occupied West Bank, according to local sources. Yousef Abu Maria, an anti-settlement activist, told WAFA that extremist Israeli settlers from the Gush Etzion settlement, […]

01 Apr
12:43

Lieberman Refuses Investigation, Vows “Harsher” Military Response

Israeli Defense Minister Avigdor Lieberman said, Sunday, that Israel will not hold any investigation, or cooperate with international inquiries, into the excessive use force against unarmed protesters in Gaza, Friday, leading to the death of sixteen Palestinians, in addition to hundreds of injuries. Lieberman did not only refuse any investigation […]

01 Apr
9:13

Israeli Soldiers Abduct Four Palestinians Near Hebron And Bethlehem

Israeli soldiers abducted, on Sunday at dawn, four young Palestinian men, including two teenage siblings, from their homes near Hebron and Bethlehem, in the occupied West Bank. Several army jeeps invaded the al-‘Arroub refugee camp, north of the southern West Bank city of Hebron, searched homes and abducted Ahmad Amjad […]

31 Mar
11:08

Army Abducts Four Palestinians In Hebron

Israeli soldiers abducted, on Saturday evening, four young Palestinian men, and assaulted one of them, in Hebron city, in the southern part of the occupied West Bank. Media sources in Hebron said the soldiers chased Ribhi Mohammad Seder and his brother Tamer, while driving a motorcycle, near the illegal Haggai […]

31 Mar
10:54

Israeli Soldiers Shoot 49 Palestinians In Gaza

Israeli soldiers shot, Saturday, 49 Palestinians protesting on their lands, near border area, in several parts of the Gaza Strip. The Palestinian Health Ministry has reported that the soldiers shot nine Palestinians east of Jabalia and one in Beit Hanoun, in the northern part of the Gaza Strip, 16 east […]

31 Mar
10:13

Child Injured by Israeli Forces near Qalqilia

A Palestinian child was injured on Staurday, during confrontations with Israeli occupation forces in the village of Kafr Qaddoum, to the east of Qalqilia city in the West Bank, according to local WAFA sources. Murad Shtewi, a local activist, said a rally set off in the village in condemnation of […]

31 Mar
10:07

Hamas: Gazans Will Continue to Protest on the Border, Will Not Give Up Right of Return

Hamas resistance leadership has announced that the protests on the border between the Gaza Strip and Israel will continue, after visiting the various protest locations. Head of the Hamas political bureau, Ismail Haniyeh, was east of Gaza City. Hamas leader in Gaza, Yahya Sinwar, was in the southern Gaza Strip […]

30 Mar
8:17

Christians in Gaza Denied Access to Holy Week in Jerusalem

Palestinian Christians living in the Gaza Strip are being denied access to Jerusalem, by Israel, during Holy Week and the Easter weekend. Worship at the Church of the Holy Sepulcher, in Jerusalem’s Old City, and held to be the most sacred ground in Christianity, carries special significance during the Easter […]

30 Mar
8:00

Villagers Foil Settler Attempts to Seize Land near Ramallah

Villagers from Turmus Ayya, a village to the northeast of Ramallah, in the occupied West Bank, were able to foil attempts by Israeli settlers to take over Palestinian-owned land near the village, on Friday, said the village mayor. Rasmi Shehadeh said, according to WAFA, that a group of settlers from […]

30 Mar
7:58

Update: Sixteen Killed Friday by Israeli Soldiers During Land Day Protest, 1416 Wounded

The number of Palestinians killed in Gaza during the Land Day protests at the border fences has reached 16, according to the Palestinian Ministry of Health. Dr. Ashraf Al-Qedra, the spokesperson of the Health Ministry in Gaza said the slain Palestinians have been identified as: Wahid Nasrallah Abu Sammour, 27, […]

30 Mar
12:45

Army Kills Two More Palestinians, Injures Ninety In Gaza”

The Palestinian Red Crescent Society (PRC) has reported that Israeli soldiers killed, Friday, two Palestinians in the ongoing processions across the Gaza Strip, and injured at least ninety others, including three who suffered serious wounds. Earlier Friday, the soldiers killed a farmer in Khan Younis. The PRC said the soldiers […]

30 Mar
9:29

Soldiers Abduct A Young Man, Summon Two For Interrogation, In Bethlehem

Dozens of Israeli soldiers invaded, on Friday at dawn, Bethlehem city in the occupied West Bank, and ‘Aida refugee camp, north of the city, searched and ransacked homes, abducted one Palestinian and summoned two others for interrogation. The Bethlehem office of the Palestinian Prisoners’ Society (PPS) has reported that many […]

30 Mar
9:12

Army Abducts Father And Son In Hebron

March 30, 2018 9:12 AM IMEMC News Hebron, Israeli attacks, News Report, West Bank 0

Israeli soldiers abducted, on Friday at dawn, a Palestinian father and his son, from their home in Hebron city, in the southern part of the occupied West Bank. The soldiers invaded Jabal Johar area in Hebron, searched homes and abducted Mohammad Abdul-Hamid Rajabi, 48, and his son Osama, 22. The […]

30 Mar
7:08

Israeli Soldiers Kill Palestinian Farmer, Seriously Injure Another, In Southern Gaza

Israeli soldiers fired, on Friday morning, tank and artillery shells at Palestinian farmers, east of the Al-Qarara area, east of Khan Younis, in the southern part of the Gaza Strip, killing one and seriously wounding another. Medical sources said a young man, identified as Wahid Nasrallah Abu Sammour, 27, was […]

30 Mar
1:44

Israeli Soldiers Abduct Two Children In Jerusalem

Israeli soldiers abducted, on Thursday evening, two Palestinian siblings, only 8 and 10 years of age, from their home in Beit Hanina neighborhood, north of occupied East Jerusalem. The soldiers claim that the two children “hurled stones at their jeeps,” on Road #20, near their neighborhood, and abducted them before […]

30 Mar
12:37

Erekat Denounces Incitement Campaign By U.S. And Israel Against Legitimate Palestinian Rights

The Secretary of the Executive Committee of Palestine Liberation Organization (PLO), Dr. Saeb Erekat, issued a statement, Thursday, strongly denouncing what he called a calculated incitement campaign by Israel and the United States, against the Palestinian people, their leadership and their legitimate, internationally-guaranteed rights. Dr. Erekat said that both the […]

29 Mar
11:18

B’Tselem: Gaza Not a “Combat Zone”, Shooting at Demonstrators a Crime

B’Tselem – The Israeli Information Center for Human Rights In The Occupied Territories: Ahead of the Palestinian demonstrations planned to start tomorrow (Friday) in Gaza, Israeli officials have repeatedly threatened to respond with lethal force. Completely ignoring the humanitarian disaster in Gaza and Israel’s responsibility for it, they are couching […]

29 Mar
11:00

Israeli Soldiers Shoot Five Palestinians In Gaza

Israeli soldiers shot, on Thursday evening, five young Palestinian men, east of Gaza city, and eat of Khan Younis in the southern part of the Gaza Strip. The soldiers repeatedly opened fire at dozens of Palestinians, who marched east of the Zeitoun neighborhood, southeast of Gaza city, wounding three of […]

29 Mar
8:53

PCHR Weekly Report On Israeli Human Rights Violations in the Occupied Palestinian Territory (22 – 28 March 2018)

Shooting: During the reporting period, Israeli forces wounded 22 Palestinian civilians, including 4 children and a photojournalist, in the West Bank and Gaza Strip.  In the Gaza Strip as well, the Israeli forces continued to chase the Palestinian fishermen in the Gaza Sea, target the border areas, and carry out […]

29 Mar
8:34

US Ambassador Threatens to Replace Abbas if He Does not Resume ‘Peace Talks’

The American ambassador to the Israelis, David Friedman,  has threatened to replace Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas if he persists on refusing to resume the process of peace talks, and boycotts US administration. “Time does not stop, and if Abbas continues to refuse to run the negotiations, someone else will come […]

29 Mar
12:28

Israeli Government Issues “Shoot To Kill” Orders in Preparation for Friday Protests

The Israeli ministerial cabinet held a special meeting Wednesday to discuss the expected mass Palestinian protests, especially in the Gaza Strip, this Friday, to commemorate Palestinian Land Day. The Cabinet decided to significantly increase military deployments, in addition to using live fire and shoot to kill orders “if the Palestinians […]

29 Mar
10:46

After 36 days, Body of Palestinian Shot & Beaten to Death Returned to Family in Jericho

On Wednesday evening, the Israeli military returned the body of a Palestinian man who was killed in Jericho by a group of Israeli soldiers who shot the unarmed man at point blank range and beat him repeatedly until he died. The military initially lied about the circumstances of Yassin Saradeeh’s […]

29 Mar
10:14

Updated: Israeli Soldiers Abduct Thirty-One Palestinians In The West Bank

Israeli soldiers abducted on late at night, Wednesday, and on Thursday at dawn, thirty one Palestinians from their homes, after the soldiers invaded and violently searched them, in several parts of the occupied West Bank, the Palestinian Prisoners’ Society (PPS) has reported. One of the abducted Palestinians, identified as Tha’er […]

29 Mar
1:54

Marked Increase in Number of Bedouin Structures Demolished in Israel

The number of structures demolished in Bedouin Palestinian communities in Israel nearly doubled in 2017, compared to the previous year, according to a report in Haaretz. Official government data for 2017 revealed that 2,220 structures were demolished overall, compared to 1,158 in 2016. More than 70 per cent of the […]

28 Mar
10:33

PPP Denounces Meeting Between Palestinian Labor Minister And Israeli Counterpart

The leftist Palestinian People’s Party (PPP) issued a statement strongly condemning a meeting between the Palestinian Labor Minister, Ma’moun Abu Shahla, and his Israeli counterpart Haim Katz, under German mediation. The PPP said that the meeting contradicts and violates the decisions made by the Central Council of the Palestine Liberation […]

28 Mar
9:59

Israeli Soldiers Injure A Young Man Near Gaza

Israeli soldiers shot, on Wednesday evening, a young Palestinian man east of the Sheja’eyya neighborhood, east of Gaza city. Palestinian medical sources said the soldiers shot the young man with a live round in his thigh, before he was rushed to the Shifa medical center, west of Gaza. The incident […]

28 Mar
9:29

Army Abducts A Young Man In Nabi Saleh

Israeli soldiers abducted, on Wednesday evening, a young Palestinian man from his home in Nabi Saleh, northwest of the central West Bank city of Ramallah. Local nonviolent activist against the Israeli Annexation Wall and Colonies, Mohammad Tamimi, said the soldiers abducted Odai Abdul-Razeq Tamimi just moments after returning home, and […]

28 Mar
8:53

Video: Israeli Soldiers Assault Child, 3, Attempt To Abduct Him”

A video published by nonviolent activist, Raed Jihad Abu Rmeila, exposed Israeli soldiers assaulting a Palestinian child, only three years of age, and attempting to abduct him, in Hebron, in the southern part of the West Bank. The video shows the soldiers holding the terrified child, Durgham Karam Maswada, 3, […]

28 Mar
8:37

Israeli Soldiers Abduct Three Palestinians In Hebron And Tubas

Israeli soldiers abducted, on Wednesday at dawn, three Palestinians, including a former political prisoner, from their homes in the West Bank governorates of Hebron and Tubas, and installed roadblocks. The Hebron office of the Palestinian Prisoners’ Society (PPS, in southern West Bank, said the soldiers abducted Ali Ibrahim Abu ‘Oleyyan, […]

28 Mar
8:12

Soldiers Demolish Under-Construction Home And Walls, Destroys Graves Near Bethlehem

Israeli soldiers invaded, on Wednesday at dawn, the al-Walaja village, northwest of the West Bank city of Bethlehem, and demolished an under-construction home, walls and destroyed graves. Local nonviolent activist Ibrahim Awadallah told the WAFA Palestinian News Agency that the soldiers invaded Ein Jweiza area, north of the village, and […]

28 Mar
6:54

Army Abducts Nine Palestinians In Nablus and Tulkarem

Israeli soldiers abducted, on Wednesday at dawn, nine Palestinians from their homes in several communities in the governorates of Nablus and Tulkarem, and stormed homes of two detainees near Jenin, in northern West Bank. In Nablus, the soldiers invaded the Sawiya village, south of the city, and abducted Ateyyani Yousef […]

28 Mar
12:57

Israeli Court Refuses To Release A Wounded Child Who Was Abducted From Palestinian Hospital

An Israeli Court decided, Tuesday, to remand a wounded child, who is currently at an Israeli hospital receiving treatment for severe burns, until further deliberations are held this coming Thursday. The child was abducted from a Palestinian hospital. The child, Asadeddin Abu al-Hawa, 14, from at-Tour neighborhood, in occupied Jerusalem, […]

27 Mar
8:15

Evacuated Amona Settlers Move into New Illegal Settlement

Palestinians walking near the Israeli settlement of Beit El, in the occupied West Bank, on April 7, 2015 (AFP/Abbas Momani/File) A little over a year after the illegal Amona outpost was evacuated by the Israeli government, 25 Israeli settler families from Amona moved into their new homes in the illegal […]

27 Mar
7:59

Dozens of Palestinian Detainees Have Died Directly Following Release

The Palestinian Prisoners’ Center for Studies stated  that dozens of released Palestinian detainees died of  serious illnesses they sustained  during the period of detention, of deliberate medical negligence, and lack of proper treatment by Israeli prison services . The spokesperson of Center, Reyad al-Ashqar said, in a statement, that Israeli […]

27 Mar
9:37

Army Injures Several Palestinians Near Abu Dis University

Israeli soldiers injured, Tuesday, many Palestinians, who suffered the severe effects of teargas inhalation, in addition to cuts and bruises, near Abu Dis University, in Abu Dis town, southeast of occupied East Jerusalem. Media sources said several army jeeps invaded the town, on Tuesday morning, before advancing to the Schools […]

27 Mar
7:16

Army Abducts Twenty Palestinians In The West Bank

Israeli soldiers invaded, on Tuesday at dawn, many Palestinian areas in several parts of the occupied West Bank, stormed and violently searched homes and abducted at least twenty Palestinians. In a statement, the Israeli army said its soldiers “arrested twenty wanted Palestinians,” in the West Bank. In occupied Jerusalem, the […]

27 Mar
5:59

Israeli Colonizers Invade Two Buildings Palestinian In Hebron, Force Family Out

A group of around fifteen Israeli colonialist families invaded, on Monday at night, two Palestinian buildings close to the Ibrahimi Mosque, in the southern West Bank city of Hebron, despite being evicted earlier following a court ruling. The colonizers invaded the two buildings, after claiming they purchased them with the […]

27 Mar
3:23

Israeli Prosecution Drops Indictment Against Colonizer Who Killed Palestinian Farmer In 2017

The Israeli prosecutor’s office has dropped all charges against an Israeli colonizer who, on November 30, 2017, shot and killed a Palestinian farmer, after a group of colonizers attacked Palestinians who were working in their orchard. Israeli sources said the prosecution ruled that the colonizers who opened fire on the […]

26 Mar
8:50

UK’s Chief Rabbi Criticizes Israeli Counterpart over Racist Insults

Britain’s Chief Rabbi Ephraim Mirvis has slammed his Sephardic counterpart in Israel, Rabbi Yitzhak Yosef, for making “deeply offensive” remarks about black people, comparing them to monkeys. Yosef drew criticism last week, for comparing, during one of his weekly religious lessons, black people with monkeys, referring to them using the pejorative […]

26 Mar
8:44

Israeli Bulldozers Raze Lands in Southern Gaza

Several Israeli military vehicles entered into the southern Gaza Strip on Sunday morning, and razed lands along the border with Israel. Local sources told Ma’an New Agency that five military bulldozers razed lands east of Khan Younis, near the border fence, while a drone flew overhead. Israeli military incursions inside […]

26 Mar
8:33

Army on High Alert ahead of Great Return March

Israeli newspaper Maariv published, on Monday morning, a report on the preparation of the Israeli army and the security establishment to confront the Great March of Return, which is slated to be held on March 30, along the eastern border with Gaza.   The newspaper reported that the army will […]

26 Mar
8:00

Closure to be Imposed on West Bank, Gaza for Jewish Holiday

Israeli authorities, Monday, declared that a closure will be imposed on the West Bank and Gaza for eight days, over the Jewish Passover holiday, starting Thursday and lasting until midnight, April 7. The closure, according to WAFA, means entry into Israel for all Israeli-issued permit holders will be banned, except for […]

26 Mar
7:54

UN Special Rapporteur: Israel “In Profound Breach” of Palestinians’ Right to Health

The UN Special Rapporteur on human rights in the Palestinian Territory, occupied since 1967, Professor Michael Lynk, has found Israel to be “in profound breach of the right to health with respect to the Occupied Palestinian Territory,” in his latest report released this week. As the occupying power, Israel is […]

26 Mar
12:48

Israeli Soldiers Abduct 43 Palestinians In The West Bank

Israeli soldiers abducted, on Monday at dawn, 43 Palestinians, including a husband and his wife, from several parts of the occupied West Bank, including occupied East Jerusalem. The Maan News Agency has reported that an Israeli military spokesperson confirmed to their agency that the soldiers arrested 43 Palestinians but did […]

26 Mar
11:42

PA Denounces Israeli Police Assault On Palm Sunday Celebration

The Palestinian Ministry of Foreign Affairs issued a statement strongly denouncing the attack carried out by Israeli police officers against Palestinian Christians, celebrating Plan Sunday, in occupied Jerusalem, for “raising a Palestinian flag.” In a Press release, the ministry said, “this unprovoked attack against the worshipers is part of Israel’s […]

26 Mar
11:21

Former Political Prisoner Dies From Cancer

The head of the Palestinian Detainees’ Committee Issa Qaraqe has reported, Monday, that a former political prisoner, who suffered with cancer while held by Israel and was denied essential treatment, died at an Israeli medical center. Qaraqe said the former detainee, Hasan Shawamra, 48, from Doura town, south of the […]

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26 Mar
11:03

Inter-Parliamentary Union Votes to Support Palestinian Right to Self-Determination

On Sunday evening, the Inter-Parliamentary Union (IPU) in its 138th session, in Geneva, Switzerland, voted to support the Palestinian people’s right to self-determination, to have a state of their own with Jerusalem as its capital. The resolution counters a statement that Donald Trump made in December in which he unilaterally […]

26 Mar
7:20

Israel To Build 600 Illegal Colonialist Units In Occupied Jerusalem

The Israeli Jerusalem City Council’s “Construction and Planning Committee” has approved the construction of 600 colonialist units in Jabal al-Mokabber Palestinian town, in occupied East Jerusalem. The decision was made just a week after the City Council approved the construction of 600 colonialist units, which were added to 350 units […]

26 Mar
6:16

Israeli Army Fires Many Shells Into Northern Gaza

The Israeli army fired, on Sunday evening, many artillery shells at targets in the northern part of the Gaza Strip, after the Israeli Iron Dome Missile Interception System mistook bullets fired by the Al-Qassam Brigades, the armed wing of Hamas, for missiles. Fighters of the Al-Qassam Brigades were holding what […]

25 Mar
7:35

Corbyn Condemns US Treatment of Palestinians

Head of the UK Labour Party Jeremy Corbyn has condemned American punishments against the Palestinian people, including the assault on their right to have Jerusalem is the capital of their state. Labour Friends of Palestine met in British Parliament on 14 March, highlighting speeches by Palestinian Authority Ambassador Manuel Hassassian, […]

25 Mar
7:27

Palestinian Mother Sentenced to 10 Years

March 25, 2018 7:27 PM IMEMC News & Agencies Israel, News Report, Prisoners 0

The Israeli central court at Salah Eddin Street, in Jerusalem, sentenced a woman from the Silwan neighborhood, in occupied East Jerusalem, to 10 years imprisonment, and ordered her to pay a fine of 5,000 shekels ($1,400), according to local WAFA sources. Amani al-Hashim, a mother of two children, was detained in […]

25 Mar
7:11

Netanyahu Attacks New UNHRC Resolutions

Israeli Prime Minister  Benjamin Netanyahu attacked the performance of the UN Human Rights Council after it adopted a series of resolutions condemning Israeli violations against Palestinians. In a tweet published on his Twitter account, Netanyahu described the UN Human Rights Council as a “circus of futility,” claiming that its decisions […]

25 Mar
10:47

Several Palestinian Detainees Face Rapidly Deteriorating Health Conditions

The Palestinian Detainees’ Committee reported, Sunday, that a number of detainees at Asqalan Israeli prison are facing seriously deteriorating health conditions and are being denied basic medical treatment. Karim Ajwa, a lawyer with the Committee, stated that detainee Ali Barghouthi, 45, from Aboud village west of the central West Bank […]

25 Mar
9:38

Israeli Colonizers Attack A Palestinian Shepherd Near Hebron

A group of extremist Israeli colonizers attacked, Sunday, a Palestinian shepherd in grazing lands east Tawania area, in Yatta town, south of the southern West Bank city of Hebron, causing fractures and bruises. Rateb Jabour, the coordinator of the National and Popular Committees against the Annexation Wall and Colonies in […]

25 Mar
9:24

Israeli Air Force Fire Three Missiles Into Southern Gaza

Israeli warplanes fired, on Sunday at dawn, three missiles into an area, northwest of Rafah city, in the southern part of the Gaza Strip. Media sources in Rafah said the missiles destroyed the targeted a structure and caused serious damage to nearby homes and buildings. The Israeli military claimed its […]

25 Mar
8:40

Army Abducts Seven Palestinians In The West Bank

Israeli soldiers abducted, late on Saturday at night and on Sunday at dawn, seven Palestinians from several parts of the occupied West Bank, and later released three of them. The army also installed many roadblocks. Media sources in Bethlehem, in the West Bank, said the soldiers invaded the city, and […]

25 Mar
7:58

Israeli Soldiers Abduct A Palestinian Journalist

Israeli soldiers stationed at the al-Karama Border Terminal between Jordan and Palestine abducted, on Thursday, a Palestinian journalist working for Palestine TV, while he was heading back home after receiving a journalism award in Egypt. The journalist, Bakr Abdul-Haq, was returning to Palestine from Cairo, after receiving a journalism award […]

24 Mar
8:54

350 People to be Left Homeless when Israel Demolishes Entire Bedouin Village of Umm al-Hiran in April

Israeli police posting eviction notices on Umm al-Hiran homes on 21 March 2018. (Photos by Marwan Abu Frieh/Adalah) Adalah calls on Israeli attorney general, Israel Land Authority to postpone eviction of Bedouin Arab residents and demolition of their homes. Israeli authorities announced this week that they would demolish the entire […]

24 Mar
8:18

US Congress Approves $4 Billion in Tax Aid to Israel, Cuts Aid to Palestine

AIPAC President Mort Fridman has sent supporters an email announcing the approval, by US Congress, of almost $4 billion of US tax money to Israel, while cutting aid to Palestinians widows, orphans, Days of Palestine reports. “Our work together just made a difference for Israel’s security and for its future,” […]

24 Mar
5:49

UN Human Rights Council Adopts Four Pro-Palestinian Resolutions

The United Nations Human Rights Council has adopted, in its 37thsession, concluded in Geneva on Friday, four resolutions for Palestine. The majority of the member countries voted in favor of the following four resolutions: Israeli settlements in the occupied Palestinian territories, including East Jerusalem, are illegal. The right of the […]

24 Mar
12:26

Soldiers Injure Many Palestinians Near Jerusalem

Israeli soldiers invaded, on Friday evening, Abu Dis town, east of occupied East Jerusalem, and injured many Palestinians, after attacking locals who protested the invasion. The soldiers fired dozens of live rounds, rubber-coated steel bullets, gas bombs and concussion grenades, while local youngsters hurled stones at the invading army jeeps. […]

24 Mar
12:16

Army Abducts One Palestinian Near Hebron

March 24, 2018 12:16 AM IMEMC News Hebron, Israeli attacks, News Report, West Bank 0

Israeli soldiers abducted, on Friday evening, a young Palestinian man from Beit Ummar town, north of the southern West Bank city of Hebron, and invaded a public park in Yatta, south of the city. The soldiers stopped a Palestinian bus at the main entrance of Beit Ummar, examined the ID […]

23 Mar
9:35

Army Injures Five Palestinians In Kufur Qaddoum

Israeli soldiers attacked, Friday, the weekly procession in Kufur Qaddoum town, east of Qalqilia in the northern part of the occupied West Bank, and injured five Palestinians, including a child and a cameraman working for Palestine TV. Morad Eshteiwi, the media coordinator of the Popular Committee against the Annexation Wall […]

23 Mar
9:02

Israeli Soldiers Injure Several Palestinians Near Bethlehem

Israeli soldiers invaded, Friday, Teqoua’ town, east of the West Bank city of Bethlehem, and attacked Palestinian protesters, causing many to suffer the effects of teargas inhalation. Media sources said dozens of Palestinians marched in the town, chanting against the ongoing illegal Israeli occupation of Palestine, including occupied Jerusalem, and […]

23 Mar
8:48

Israeli Soldiers Injure Eight Palestinians In Gaza

Israeli soldiers shot, Friday, eight young Palestinian men, including one who suffered a serious injury, after the army attacked protesters along the border fence, in several parts of the besieged coastal region. Spokesperson of the Palestinian Health Ministry in Gaza, Dr. Ashraf al-Qedra, said the soldiers shot a young man, […]

23 Mar
8:30

Army Injures Nine Palestinians Near Ramallah

Israeli soldiers shot, Friday, nine young men with live fire and rubber-coated steel bullets, after the army invaded the al-Mazra’a al-Gharbiyya village, northwest of Ramallah, and attacked Palestinian protesters. Palestinian medical sources said five young men were shot with live fire, and four with rubber-coated steel bullets, while many more […]

23 Mar
9:25

Detained Head Of Birzeit University Student Senate Continues Hunger Strike

The Palestinian Prisoners’ Society (PPS) has reported, Thursday, the Omar Hasan al-Kiswani, the head of the Students’ Senate in Birzeit University in central West Bank, started the hunger strike three days ago, protesting his detention and lengthy interrogation without charges. Al-Kiswani is held at the al-Maskobiyya interrogation center, in Jerusalem, […]

23 Mar
9:05

Two Security Officers, Two Gunmen, Killed In Firefight In Gaza

The Palestinian Interior Ministry in the Gaza Strip has reported, on Thursday afternoon, that two Palestinian security officers, and two gunmen, including one believed to be behind the assassination attempt of Prime Minister Rami Hamdallah, were killed, during gun clashes in the Nusseirat refugee camp in central Gaza. The Palestinian […]

22 Mar
7:58

PCHR Weekly Report On Israeli Human Rights Violations in the Occupied Palestinian Territory (15 – 21 March 2018)

Israeli forces continued with systematic crimes in the occupied Palestinian territory (oPt) for the week of 15 – 21 March, 2018. Israeli forces continued to use excessive force against the peaceful protests, while 37 Palestinian civilians, including 12 children and a photojournalist, were wounded in the West Bank and Gaza […]

22 Mar
7:30

Israeli Live Rounds, Tear Gas Canisters Set Fire to Palestinian Trees and Crops

Israeli soldiers invaded, on Thursday evening, Sebastia town, northwest of the northern West Bank city of Nablus, and attacked Palestinian protesters with live fire, gas bombs and concussion grenades, causing many trees and plants to catch fire. Head of Sebastia village council, Mohammad ‘Azem, said an Israeli military force stormed […]

22 Mar
7:23

Over 130 Palestinian Sports Clubs Urge Adidas to End Sponsorship of Israel Football Association

Today, over 130 Palestinian football clubs and sports associations called on German sportswear giant Adidas to end its sponsorship of the Israel Football Association (IFA) over its inclusion of football clubs based in illegal Israeli settlements built on stolen Palestinian land. In a letter addressed to Adidas CEO Kasper Rørsted, […]

22 Mar
10:28

Army Abducts Seven Palestinians In Jenin, Tulkarem, Qalqilia And Hebron

Updated: The Palestinian Prisoners’ Society (PPS) has reported that Israeli soldiers abducted, on Thursday at dawn, at least seven Palestinians in the West Bank governorates of Bethlehem, Jenin, Tulkarem, Qalqilia and Hebron, after storming and searching their homes. In Bethlehem, the soldiers invaded ‘Aida refugee camp, north of the city, […]

22 Mar
10:00

Israeli Soldiers Invade Farmlands, Fire Live Rounds, In Gaza

Several Israeli tanks, and armored military bulldozers, invaded on Thursday morning Palestinian farmlands in the southern part of the Gaza Strip, bulldozed sections close to the border fence, and fired live rounds. The soldiers fired dozens of live rounds into Palestinian agricultural lands, and at farmers, east of the al-Qarara […]

22 Mar
8:23

Israeli Soldiers Abduct Eighteen Palestinians In Shu’fat Refugee Camp

Dozens of Israeli soldiers invaded, on Thursday at dawn, Shu’fat refugee camp, in the center of occupied East Jerusalem in the West Bank, for the second day in a row, searched many homes and abducted at least eighteen Palestinians. The soldiers stormed the refugee camp, before invading and violently searching […]

21 Mar
11:05

Army Injures Two Palestinians Near Qalqilia

Israeli soldiers invaded, on Wednesday evening, ‘Azzoun town, east of the northern West Bank city of Qalqilia, and shot two young men with rubber-coated steel bullets. The soldiers invaded the town, before storming into and violently searching Radwan family building. The soldiers also invaded and searched several homes and detained […]

21 Mar
10:01

Israeli Soldiers Invade School, Kindergarten And Homes Near Ramallah, Injure Several Palestinians, Abduct Three

Israeli soldiers invaded, on Wednesday morning, the al-Mughayer Palestinian village, east of the central West Bank city of Ramallah, before storming into a school, and a kindergarten, and injured eight, in addition to abducting three young men. The principal of al-Mughayer Secondary School and member of the village’s Local Council, […]

21 Mar
9:30

Plea Agreement Reached Between Ahed Tamimi And Israeli Military Prosecution

World-renowned Palestinian teen journalist, nonviolent activist Ahed Tamimi, 17, from Nabi Saleh village northwest the central West Bank city of Ramallah, has reached an agreement with the Israeli Military prosecution, to which she will be sentenced to eight months in prison. The ‘Ofer Israeli military court also imposed a 5000 […]

21 Mar
8:52

Soldiers Gas Palestinian Village as Children Walk to School

As Palestinian children were heading to school on Wednesday morning, Israeli soldiers entered the central occupied West Bank village of al-Mughayyir, in the Ramallah district, injuring eight people with rubber-coated steel bullets while dozens of others, some kindergarten children, were suffered from tear gas inhalation. Local sources told Ma’an News […]

21 Mar
8:44

Police and Settlers Storm Al Aqsa, Abduct Guard

Israeli colonial settlers stormed, on Wednesday morning, the courtyards of Al-Aqsa Mosque, while Israeli police arrested one of its guards from his workplace, inside the mosque. Jerusalemite sources reported, according to Al Ray, that 24 settlers guarded by security forces stormed Al-Aqsa in the early morning hours, via The Moroccan […]

21 Mar
8:25

Under New Law, 12 Palestinians Stand to Lose Jerusalem Residency

Israeli authorities are considering stripping 12 Palestinians of their permanent residency status in occupied East Jerusalem, in what would reportedly be the first use of recently adopted legislation. According to Haaretz, Interior Minister Arye Dery is weighing up the move in light of a law which passed two weeks ago, […]