Category Archives: News Report

04 Sep
7:22

P.A. Forces Detain Hebron Radio Director Days After Israel Stormed The Station And Shut It Down

September 4, 2017 7:22 AM IMEMC News Hebron, Internal Unrest, News Report, West Bank 0

Just days after Israeli soldiers invaded and shut down a Radio station in the southern West Bank city of Hebron, Palestinian security officers arrested Ayman al-Qawasmi, the executive head of the al-Hureyia Media Network, who strongly denounced the Palestinian Authority, President Mahmoud Abbas and Prime Minister Rami Hamdallah, for failing […]

04 Sep
6:09

Israeli Soldiers Assault Nonviolent Protesters, Abduct One, In Hebron

Israeli soldiers assaulted, Sunday, dozens of Palestinians marching nonviolently against the Annexation Wall and colonies, in the center of Hebron city, in the southern part of the occupied West Bank, and abducted a local volunteer with the Israeli Information Center for Human Rights in the Occupied Territories (B’Tselem). The residents […]

04 Sep
3:23

Palestinian Who Was Shot Last Month By Israeli Forces Dies of His Wounds

September 4, 2017 3:23 AM IMEMC News Bethlehem, Israeli attacks, News Report, Prisoners 0

A 21-year old Palestinian, Raed As’ad Salhi, who was shot on August 9th during an Israeli military raid of Deheishe refugee camp in Bethlehem died of his wounds on Sunday. Salhi had been shot multiple times in the chest and abdomen, puncturing his liver and landing him in critical condition […]

04 Sep
2:51

Israel Delivers Eviction Orders Against Six Homes In Jerusalem

The Israeli Authorities delivered, Sunday, eviction orders targeting homes of six Palestinian families in Sheikh Jarrah neighborhood, in occupied East Jerusalem, and informing them that they have thirty days to evacuate. The Sheik Jarrah Local committee said that the orders were delivered on the third day of Al-Adha Muslim feast, […]

04 Sep
2:06

Israeli Soldiers Abduct A Palestinian In Hebron

September 4, 2017 2:06 AM IMEMC News Hebron, Israeli attacks, News Report, West Bank 0

Undercover Israeli soldiers abducted, on Sunday evening, a young Palestinian man from Yatta town, south of the southern West Bank city of Hebron, after firing live rounds at his car. Rateb Jabour, the media coordinator of the Popular Committee against the Wall and Colonies in Hebron, said undercover Israeli soldiers […]

04 Sep
1:08

US & Israel threaten to cut UN Funding over ‘Settlement Blacklist’

Both Israel and the United States have threatened to cut their funding to the United Nations Human Rights Council if the Council moves ahead with its promise to publish a list of companies that do business in Israeli settlements built on Palestinian land. The threats come in the midst of […]

03 Sep
5:16

Hebron’s Governor says Expansion of Settlers’ Municipal Powers Most Dangerous since 1967

Hebron governor Kamel Hameed, on Saturday, said that the Israeli army’s decision to expand municipal powers of illegal settlers in the city of Hebron is “the most dangerous since 1967”. He told the official radio station ‘Voice of Palestine’ that the decision is paving the way for undermining Palestinian authority […]

03 Sep
5:03

Israeli Mayor, Police Assault Palestinian Worshipers (VIDEO)

Israeli police forces, on Friday, raided a mosque in the central Israeli city of Lod (or Lydda) and attempted to stop Eid al-Adha prayers and the call to prayer that were being transmitted through the mosque’s speakers, citing noise violations. Yaffa 48 news website reported, according to Ma’an, that Israeli […]

03 Sep
4:49

Shift Proposed for Labour Party Policy on Israel/Palestine

Labour’s National Policy Forum (NPF) plans to present proposals to the Party conference, later this month, which dramatically alter the current position on Israel/Palestine. As recently as June, the election manifesto called for an end to Israel’s blockade, illegal occupation and settlements. These have been dropped from the policy proposal, […]

03 Sep
2:35

Army Abducts A Palestinian Woman Near Ramallah

September 3, 2017 2:35 AM IMEMC News Israeli attacks, News Report, Ramallah, West Bank 0

Israeli soldiers abducted, Saturday, a 60-year-old Palestinian woman at a military roadblock near Ni’lin village, west of the central West Bank city of Ramallah. The army claimed that the soldiers opened fire at the woman, after “suspecting that she intended to stab them.” The woman was not injured, but lost […]

02 Sep
3:46

Toys Seized from Hebron Town

Israeli forces, on Thursday, seized toys during a raid into Bani Naim, a town to the east of Hebron, in the southern West Bank, said local sources. Israeli forces raided the town, ransacked toy shops and took bead guns, paintball guns, fireworks, and laser pointers, citing lack of permits as […]

02 Sep
3:39

Relations Between Israel and Jordan Frozen as Re-entry of Israeli Ambassador Refused

The Jordanian government is reportedly refusing to allow the return of the Israeli ambassador to the country, more than a month after an Israeli embassy security guard shot and killed two Jordanian citizens, Israeli news website Ynet reported on Thursday. Additionally, Ynet reported that relations between Israel and Jordan have […]

02 Sep
3:26

UN Chief Says Gaza Siege Must Be Lifted

UN Secretary General Antonio Guterres, on a several-hour visit to the Gaza Strip to check the status of the humanitarian situation, there, called for the lifting of the blockade on the Gaza Strip. He was reported to have said, “I am deeply moved to be in Gaza today, unfortunately to […]

02 Sep
3:15

Peace Now: “Official Status Granted to Hebron Settlers by the Civil Administration”

Published By peace Now on August 31st: The Israeli Army’s Spokesperson Unit announced that the Head of the Central Command, Major General Roni Numa, signed a military order establishing a municipal services administration for the Jewish settlers in Hebron. The order was signed following administrative work by the Military Advocate […]

02 Sep
3:05

Child Seriously Injured After Being Rammed By A Settler’s Car In Hebron

Palestinian medical sources have reported, Friday, that a child was seriously injured after being rammed by a speeding car, driven by an Israeli colonist near Keryat Arba’ illegal colony, in Hebron city, in the southern part of the occupied West Bank. The sources stated that the child, identified as Samira […]

02 Sep
2:52

Israeli Soldiers Injure A Child In Kufur Qaddoum

September 2, 2017 2:52 AM IMEMC News Israeli attacks, News Report, Qalqilia, West Bank 0

Israeli soldiers invaded, Friday, the town of Kufur Qaddoum, east of the northern West Bank city of Qalqilia, and attacked the weekly procession against the Annexation Wall and Colonies, wounding one child. The Popular Committee against the Wall said the soldiers used excessive force against the protesters, leading to clashes. […]

01 Sep
2:04

Army Abducts Two Palestinians In Jerusalem

September 1, 2017 2:04 PM IMEMC News Israeli attacks, Jerusalem, News Report, West Bank 0

Israeli officers abducted, Friday, two Palestinians in occupied East Jerusalem, during searches of many homes, in what the army and police called “a campaign to locate and confiscate illegal weapons.” The police said it located three different types of weapons, in addition to ammunition, before arresting the two Palestinians. It […]

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01 Sep
12:22

PCHR Report: 7 Palestinian Civilians, Including 3 Children, Wounded by Israeli Troops This Week

September 1, 2017 12:22 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 24 – 29 August 2017, the Palestinian Center for Human Rights (PCHR) found that Israeli forces continued systematic crimes in the occupied Palestinian territories. During the reporting period, Israeli forces wounded 7 […]

01 Sep
9:32

Israeli Soldiers Abduct A Young Man South Of Jenin

September 1, 2017 9:32 AM IMEMC News Israeli attacks, Jenin, News Report, West Bank 0

Israeli soldiers abducted, on Friday at dawn, a young Palestinian man from Sanour village, southwest of Jenin, after stopping him at a military roadblock, south of Jenin. Media sources said the soldiers stopped and searched dozens of cars, at the junction between Qabatia town and Msalya village, and interrogated many […]

01 Sep
1:33

Israeli Soldiers Shoot A Man At A Roadblock Near Jenin

September 1, 2017 1:33 AM IMEMC News Israeli attacks, Jenin, News Report, West Bank 0

Israeli soldiers shot and injured, on Thursday evening, a Palestinian man after firing at his car, at a sudden military roadblock between Qabatia town and Msalya village, south of Jenin, in the northern part of the West Bank. Eyewitnesses said the soldiers stopped the car of Samer Sameeh Abu Jalboush, […]

31 Aug
1:19

Israeli Soldiers Abduct Ten Palestinians In West Bank

The Palestinian Prisoners Society (PPS) has reported that Israeli soldiers abducted, at dawn Thursday, ten Palestinians, from their homes in several parts of the occupied West Bank. It stated that the soldiers abducted a young man, identified as Zohdi Abu Shousha, after invading his home in the al-Am’ari refugee camp […]

31 Aug
10:27

Army Abducts Four Palestinians Near Hebron

August 31, 2017 10:27 AM IMEMC News Hebron, Israeli attacks, News Report, West Bank 0

Several Israeli military jeeps invaded, on Thursday at dawn, the towns of Doura and Bani Neim, in the southern West Bank governorate of Hebron, searched homes and abducted four Palestinians. Media sources in Hebron said the soldiers invaded Bani Neim town, east of the city, broke into and violently searched […]

31 Aug
10:16

Israeli Soldiers Abduct Three Siblings Near Jenin

August 31, 2017 10:16 AM IMEMC News Israeli attacks, Jenin, News Report, West Bank 0

Israeli soldiers invaded, on Thursday at dawn, the village of Marka, south of the northern West Bank city of Jenin, and abducted three siblings from their home. The Jenin office of the Palestinian Prisoners’ Society (PPS) said the soldiers abducted ‘Ala, Hamza and Yousef Hasan Abu Jalboush, after invading their […]

31 Aug
9:34

Army Abducts One Palestinian, Detains Several Others, Near Jenin

August 31, 2017 9:34 AM IMEMC News Israeli attacks, Jenin, News Report, West Bank 0

On Thursday at dawn, Israeli soldiers invaded Ya’bad town, west of the northern West Bank city of Jenin, and abducted a young Palestinian man. The soldiers also briefly detained, on Wednesday night, several Palestinians near Jenin. Several army jeeps invaded Ya’bad town, before deploying and surrounding many neighborhoods, and abducted […]

31 Aug
9:20

Israeli Soldiers Shut Down Radio And TV Stations In Hebron

Israeli soldiers invaded, on Thursday at dawn, the southern West Bank city of Hebron, before storming into al-Hureyia radio and media network, in addition to the Nawras TV, violently searched them, causing excessive damage, and shut them down for six months. The army ordered the media network shut for six […]

31 Aug
6:22

Right to Education Severely Impeded for Qurtuba School Students

Photo: Palestinian students detained at staircase leading to Shuhada Street, when leaving Qurtuba school, on Monday. 08/29/17 | International Solidarity Movement |al-Khalil team Israeli forces in occupied al-Khalil (Hebron) are severely restricting, for the second day in a row, the freedom of movement for Palestinian students and teachers at Qurtuba […]

31 Aug
6:11

Palestinian Folk Singer Jailed for Songs

Perhaps the Palestinian folk singer Mohammad Barghouti, 23, did not know that he was going to end up in an Israeli jail because of his popular folk songs. But, he did along with two others from his band. Israeli soldiers raided, early Wednesday, Barghouti’s home in the village of Kufr […]

31 Aug
6:03

Murder Case of Cartoonist Naji al-Ali Reopened in UK

British police have launched fresh appeal for information on the murder of a famous Palestinian political cartoonist in London, 30 years ago, Al Jazeera reported on Tuesday. The  police, Days of Palestine reports, said that they hoped someone might feel more able to speak up, three decades later. Naji Salim […]

31 Aug
5:55

Israeli Settlers Threaten Palestinian Woman with Sexual Assault (VIDEO)

Israeli rights group B’Tselem released a video today showing a group of settlers from Israel’s illegal Kiryat Arba settlement, in the southern occupied West Bank district of Hebron, hurling abuse through a loudspeaker at Palestinians in the area. In the presence of Israeli soldiers and police, settlers used a loudspeaker […]

30 Aug
11:38

Army Abducts Seventeen Palestinians In The West Bank

The Palestinian Prisoners’ Society (PPS) has reported that Israeli soldiers have abducted overnight and at dawn Wednesday, seventeen Palestinians, including a woman who is also a former political prisoner, in different parts of the occupied West Bank. The Bethlehem office of the PPS said the soldiers invaded and ransacked many […]

30 Aug
10:20

Israeli Soldiers Abduct Eight Palestinians In Tulkarem, Ramallah And Bethlehem

Israeli soldiers invaded, on Wednesday at dawn, several Palestinian communities in the West Bank governorates of Tulkarem, Ramallah and Bethlehem, broke into and searched many homes, and abducted eight Palestinians. The Tulkarem office of the Palestinian Prisoners’ Society (PPS), in northern West Bank, said the soldiers invaded and searched homes […]

29 Aug
2:40

Fighter Accidentally Killed In Gaza

The Al-Quds Brigades, the armed wing of the Islamic Jihad has reported, on Monday evening, that one of its fighter was accidentally killed, apparently during training. It stated that Samed Salah Hajjaj, 25, of the Hitteen brigade in Gaza, was killed by accident, adding that he is from the Sheja’eyya […]

29 Aug
11:24

Israeli Soldiers Abduct Fourteen Palestinians In The West Bank

Israeli soldiers abducted, on Tuesday at dawn, fourteen Palestinians, including children, from their homes in different parts of the occupied West Bank. The Palestinian Prisoners’ Society (PPS) has reported that the soldiers invaded and ransacked several homes in occupied East Jerusalem, and abducted six Palestinians, identified as Mohammad Totanji, Ahmad […]

29 Aug
9:29

Soldiers Injure Two Palestinians, Abduct One, In Nablus

August 29, 2017 9:29 AM IMEMC News Israeli attacks, Nablus, News Report, West Bank 0

Israeli soldiers invaded, on Tuesday at dawn, the northern West Bank city of Nablus while accompanying several buses of Israeli colonists, headed towards “Joseph Tomb” area, east of the city, and clashed with many Palestinians before wounding two and abducting one. Media sources in Nablus said the clashes lasted for […]

29 Aug
8:28

Adalah: Israeli AG Fails to Respond to Appeals against Closure of Bakr Investigation

Paramedics and media crews at the location minutes after the attack on the beach that killed the four Bakr children as they were playing on the beach. (Courtesy of Al Mezan) The Legal Center for Arab Minority Rights in Israel, Al Mezan Center for Human Rights (Gaza), and the Palestinian Center […]

29 Aug
8:06

Israel Planning New Settlement in Jerusalem

The Israeli minister of Public Security, Gilad Erdan, is seeking new security measures to help build a new Jewish settlement near the neighborhood of Ras al-Amoud, in Silwan town, south of al-Aqsa Mosque, East Jerusalem. This expansion will be at the expense of the Palestinian population in the area. On Monday, […]

28 Aug
1:22

Palestinian Family Wins High Court Ruling Evicting Colonist From Home In Hebron

August 28, 2017 1:22 PM IMEMC News Hebron, Israeli attacks, News Report, West Bank 0

The Hebron Reconstruction Committee managed to achieve an Israeli High Court ruling evicting Israeli colonists, illegally occupying “Abu Rajab” home, in the southern part of the West Bank, after the family proved its legal ownership of the property. The court also asked the prosecution to ensure the eviction of the […]

28 Aug
11:45

Israeli Soldiers Abduct Ten Palestinians In The West Bank

Israeli soldiers invaded, on Monday at dawn, many homes in several parts of the occupied West Bank, including East Jerusalem, searched the properties and abducted ten Palestinians, including one child. In Jerusalem, the soldiers invaded homes in Ein al-Louza neighborhood, in Silwan town, and searched them before abducting two Palestinians, […]

28 Aug
8:38

Israeli Soldiers Invade Palestinian Farmlands In Khan Younis

Several Israeli military vehicles invaded, on Monday morning, Palestinian farmlands in the eastern part of Khan Younis, in the southern part of the Gaza Strip, and bulldozed them, while firing live rounds and using smoke screens. The WAFA Palestinian News Agency has reported that at least three armored bulldozers and […]

28 Aug
7:15

BDS: 7 Jordanian Companies End Contracts with G4S

Jordan BDS, today, announced that seven private and public companies have discontinued their service contracts with G4S, the security company.  This announcement comes in response to a global boycott call against G4S’ parent company for its complicity in Israel’s regime of occupation and settler-colonialism. In particular, the companies are: Jordan Hospital Medical […]

28 Aug
6:54

Israel Revokes Citizenship of Thousands of Israeli-Arabs

The Israeli occupation has revoked the citizenship of thousands of Palestinians (known as Israeli-Arabs) in southern region of Al-Naqab (Negev) in the past two years, Israeli daily Haaretz revealed Friday, according to Days of Palestine. The newspaper said that the Israeli Interior Ministry has changed the status of these Israeli-Arabs from “citizens” […]

28 Aug
6:42

Palestinian Forced to Demolish Own Home

Israeli occupation forces imposed an order on Palestinian man, Sanad Al-Faqeer, to demolish his home Saturday in Lod, under the pretext of “unauthorized construction.” He demolished his home in order to avoid paying huge sums should the Lod Municipality itself demolish the home, according to Al Ray. The issues of […]

28 Aug
6:27

Radical Israeli Terrorist Group Gaining Members in the West Bank

A source in the Israel Security Agency, Shin Bet, reported a new generation from the Revolt movement, a radical Jewish extremist group in the West Bank area, and its members, are concentrated in the Bladim settlement outpost, near Nablus. The “formal generation” of this organization was responsible for crimes against […]

27 Aug
11:49

Army Abducts Nine Palestinians In The West Bank

Israeli soldiers abducted, on Sunday at dawn, nine Palestinians from various communities, in different parts of the occupied West Bank, after breaking into their homes and violently searching them. The Jericho office of the Palestinian Prisoners’ Society (PPS) has reported that the soldiers abducted four Palestinians, identified as Abdullah Ahmad […]

27 Aug
9:36

Israeli Soldiers Abduct Five Palestinians In Hebron And Bethlehem

Israeli soldiers abducted, on Sunday at dawn, three Palestinians near Hebron, in the southern part of the occupied West Bank, and two near Bethlehem, south of occupied East Jerusalem. The Hebron office of the Palestinian Prisoners Society (PPS) said many army vehicles invaded Bani Neim town, east of Hebron, searched […]

27 Aug
4:11

PCHR Weekly Report On Israeli Human Rights Violations in the Occupied Palestinian Territory (17 – 23 August 2017)

Israeli forces continued with systematic crimes in the occupied Palestinian territory (oPt) for the week of 17 – 23 August, 2017. Israeli forces killed a Palestinian child at Za’atarah Checkpoint, south of Nablus. 5 Palestinian civilians, including a child, were wounded in the West Bank and Gaza Strip. Shooting:   […]

26 Aug
11:48

Hundreds Participate In Funeral Of Slain Child

On Saturday evening, hundreds Of Palestinians participated in the funeral ceremony of Aseel Tareq Abu ‘Oun, 8, who was killed after being rammed by an Israeli settler’s car, near Furush Beit Dajan area, east of the northern West Bank city of Nablus. The funeral procession took off from Rafidia Hospital, […]

26 Aug
10:15

Amnesty: Israel Banning Palestinian Protests for 50 years

For 50 years, ever since the start of the Israeli occupation of East Jerusalem, the West Bank and Gaza Strip, Palestinians have been banned from any kind of political expression, even peaceful ones,  Amnesty International (AI) said on Saturday, according to WAFA. Marking 50 years since Israel issued Military Order […]

26 Aug
9:58

Kushner to Abbas: Stopping Settlement Construction Impossibile

The U.S. delegation led by Kushner expressed openness to the two-state solution while refusing to commit to the 1967 borders, according to diplomatic sources who spoke to international Arabic newspaper Al-Hayat. A U.S. delegation headed by President Trump’s adviser and son-in-law Jared Kushner told Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas, this week, […]

25 Aug
10:27

Army Injures Eleven Palestinians In Kufur Qaddoum

August 25, 2017 10:27 PM IMEMC News Israeli attacks, News Report, Qalqilia, West Bank 0

Israeli soldiers attacked, Friday, the weekly procession against the Annexation Wall and Colonies, in Kufur Qaddoum town, east of Qalqilia, in the northern part of the occupied West Bank, and injured eleven Palestinians, including a child. Morad Eshteiwy, the media coordinator of the Popular Committee against the Wall and Colonies […]

25 Aug
10:08

Israeli Soldiers Injure Several Palestinians In Gaza

Israeli soldiers attacked, Friday, many Palestinian protesters east of Jabalia town, in the northern part of the Gaza Strip, shot one with a gas bomb in his chest and causes many others to suffer the effects of teargas inhalation. Many Palestinians also suffered effects of teargas inhalation, east of Gaza […]

25 Aug
7:55

Report: Israel Demolishes 3 Schools Days before Start of 2017 School Year

Israeli forces destroyed three Palestinian schools for children in the occupied West Bank, just days before start of school year, Relief Web said on Wednesday. The facilities demolished include the only kindergarten for the Jabal Al Baba Bedouin community, which was destroyed in the early hours of 21 August, and […]

25 Aug
7:42

Netanyahu Green Lights Storming of Al-Aqsa by MKs

Israel’s Channel 2 reported that, yesterday, Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu gave authorization for Knesset members to storm Al-Aqsa Mosque next Tuesday. Netanyahu issued an order prohibiting members of the Knesset from entering Al-Aqsa Mosque in October of 2015, since the outbreak of the uprising in Jerusalem. In July, he […]

24 Aug
11:21

Israel Demolishes Bedouin Village to Build Jewish-Only Town (VIDEO)

Despite protests, the Israeli government will displace the Bedouin population of Umm al-Hiran to a temporary area until a new neighborhood is built for them nearby. However, residents won’t be welcome to return to the new Jewish-only city of Hiran. SHARMINI PERIES: It’s The Real News Network, I’m Sharmini Peries […]

24 Aug
11:09

Israel Promotes Plans For Three New Colonies In Gush Etzion Bloc

Israel has recently stepped-up plans for building three new colonies in the Gush Etzion settlement block, south of the occupied West Bank city of Bethlehem, in direct coordination with the Gush Etzion Regional Council and the “Judean Hills Development Corporation.” Israeli daily Maariv has reported that the Judean Hills Development […]

24 Aug
10:13

Israeli Soldiers Abduct Seven Palestinians In Bethlehem, Hebron And Jenin

Israeli soldiers invaded, on Thursday at dawn, many homes in the West Bank governorates of Bethlehem, Hebron and Jenin, violently searched them, and abducted at least seven Palestinians, the Palestinian Prisoners’ Society (PPS) has reported. The Bethlehem office of the PPS said the soldiers invaded and searched several homes in […]

24 Aug
6:36

Israeli Soldiers Prevent Hebron Mayor from Visiting Schools as Settlers Mutter Death Threats

Israeli forces, on Wednesday, assaulted Hebron’s mayor, Tayser Abu-Sninieh, and prevented him from visiting the schools in the old city of Hebron, due to the start of the new school year. The old city of Hebron is located in the H-2 area, a mix of areas B and C. Area […]

24 Aug
6:27

Update: Umm Al-Kheir: Soldier Attacks Elderly Man

08/23/17 | International Solidarity Movement | al-Khalil team In the demolition threatened village, Umm Al-Kheir, in the south Hebron Hills, a military truck of the occupation forces arrived in the village to check buildings for potential demolitions.  Suliman Eid Hathaleen, a 70-year old resident tried to stop them, but was violently […]

24 Aug
6:20

AIC Report: Human Rights Violations in Hebron April 2017

Palestinians demand human and national rights as Israeli soldiers and settlers entrench an illegal military occupation. Violence by Israeli occupation forces against Palestinians:           Moussa Mshour Mashahra. Photo credit: Wadi Hilweh Information Center. Israeli soldiers shot and killed Moussa Mshour Mashahra, 21, on April 19, 2017 at Gush […]

24 Aug
6:13

Abbas Will Continue with Punitive Measures against Gaza says PA Official

Palestinian Authority (PA) president Mahmoud Abbas will continue his punitive measures against Gaza by dismissing around 30 thousand PA employees, Israeli media reported on Wednesday morning, according to Al Ray Palestinian Media Agency.   Israel Hayom newspaper cited a Palestinian official speaking on condition of anonymity, who said that Abbas […]

24 Aug
5:50

136 Settlers Enter Al Aqsa with Yehuda Glick

Dozens of extremist Israeli settlers stormed the courtyards of Al-Aqsa Mosque, under protection of Israeli police, on Wednesday morning. In the early hours of the morning, when the Magharaba gate was opened, Israeli occupation forces deployed in the courtyards of the mosque, to protect the extremists’ intrusion, Al Ray reports. […]

24 Aug
1:01

Israeli Soldiers Seriously Injure A Palestinian Fighter In Gaza

Israeli soldiers shot, and seriously injured, a Palestinian fighter of the National Resistance Brigades, the armed wing of the Democratic Front for the Liberation of Palestine (DFLP), after the army fire dozens of live rounds at a training camp in northern Gaza. The brigades issued a statement saying that its […]

23 Aug
2:46

Israeli Soldiers Stop A Truck, Uncover Large Weapons Cache

The Israeli army said it stopped, on Tuesday at night, a truck at a military roadblock, south of occupied East Jerusalem, and located a large weapons’ cache of M-16 rifles and magazines, hidden underneath trash and used construction materials. Israeli sources said the soldiers stopped a truck at a military […]

23 Aug
11:48

Army Abducts Seven Palestinians In Jerusalem

August 23, 2017 11:48 AM IMEMC News Israeli attacks, Jerusalem, News Report, West Bank 0

Dozens of Israeli soldiers invaded, on Wednesday at dawn, several areas in occupied East Jerusalem, in the West Bank, and abducted seven Palestinians, including an elderly man. The WAFA Palestinian News Agency said the soldiers invaded a Palestinian home in Bab Hitta neighborhood, adjacent to Al-Aqsa Mosque, abducted an elderly […]

23 Aug
10:50

Israeli Soldiers Close A Make-Shift School, Confiscate Mobile Rooms, Near Bethlehem

August 23, 2017 10:50 AM IMEMC News Bethlehem, Israeli attacks, News Report, West Bank 0

Dozens of Israeli soldiers invaded, on Tuesday evening, Job al-Theeb village, east of the West Bank city of Bethlehem, and confiscated several mobile rooms, used as classrooms by the local school. Hasan Brejiyya, the representative of the Popular Committee against the Annexation Wall and Colonies in Bethlehem, said the dozens […]

23 Aug
9:48

Israeli Soldiers Injure Many Palestinians Near Jerusalem, Invade Mosque And Home In Hebron

Israeli soldiers invaded, on Tuesday evening, the town of al-’Ezariyya, southeast of occupied East Jerusalem, attacked a family of a detainee, and caused many Palestinians to suffer the severe effects of teargas inhalation during ensuing clashes. The soldiers also invaded a home in Hebron city, and a mosque in Yatta […]

23 Aug
9:21

Army Abducts Several Palestinians, Including Father And Teenage Daughter, In Jerusalem

Update: The soldiers released Hiba al-Froukh, 15, and placed her father in solitary confinement, under interrogation, in al-Maskobiyya interrogation center in Jerusalem. The father, Mohammad al-Froukh, also received an order preventing him from meeting with his lawyer for two days. His daughter was released with any conditions or bail. Updated […]

22 Aug
9:50

102 Settlers Storm Al-Aqsa Courtyard

102 settlers stormed the courtyard of Al-Aqsa Mosque on Tuesday morning, via the Moroccan Gate, with intensive presence of Israeli police. According to Jerusalemite sources, the settlers stormed the courtyard in groups, and in a provocative way. The source added, according to Al Ray, that a group of students and […]

22 Aug
9:42

Israeli Police Bar Entry of Books to Al-Aqsa Mosque

On Tuesday, Israeli police stationed at the gates leading to Al-Aqsa Mosque compound, in Jerusalem’s Old City, prevented the entry of textbooks destined for three Palestinian schools located inside the Muslim holy compound. The books were going to two high schools and a kindergarten. The police prevented the entry of […]

22 Aug
9:35

Israeli State: Seizure of Land Benefits Palestinians

A Palestinian rides on a donkey with a settlement in the background (Photo: Christian Peacemaker Team) The Israeli government is defending the legality of the outpost “Regularization law” at the Israeli Supreme Court, and says that the expropriation of Palestinian-owned land would benefit Palestinians because they would receive financial compensation […]

22 Aug
9:28

Children’s Toys Confiscated in Jenin

Israeli occupation forces, yesterday, announced that they confiscated children’s toys from the occupied West Bank city of Jenin. In a statement, the Israeli army said that its troops carried a campaign, the first of its kind, against air guns used by children fearing that they would be turned into “lethal […]

20 Aug
9:28

Portuguese Photographers Pledge BDS on Israeli Government

Over 40 Portuguese photographers, teachers of photography and photography students pledged on Saturday, which marked World Photography Day, not to accept professional invitations or financing from Israel, and to” refuse to collaborate with Israeli cultural institutions complicit in Israel’s regime of occupation, colonialism and apartheid,” according to the official website […]

20 Aug
9:20

Al Mezan: Suspected Cause of Death of Child is Sea Pollution and Delayed Medical Referral

Palestinian child Mohammed Salim Al-Sayis, 5, from Az-Zaytoun neighborhood in eastern Gaza City died on Saturday, 29 July 2017, at around 2 am. He was diagnosed with Ekiri syndrome, which caused lethal toxic encephalopathy. He died as a result, according to the diagnosis in his medical report.   While at […]

20 Aug
9:12

Settlers Provoke Worshippers at Al Aqsa Mosque

Dozens of extremist settlers, on Sunday morning, stormed the courtyards of Al-Aqsa Mosque from Mughrabi gate, guarded by Israeli occupation forces and police. Al Ray sources said that dozens of settlers stormed the mosque courtyards in batches, since the morning hours, accompanied by rabbis, who gave explanations about the alleged […]

20 Aug
8:46

B’Tselem on Latest Administrative Detention Orders

August 20, 2017 8:46 PM IMEMC News & Agencies Israel, News Report, Prisoners 0

Israeli authorities have issued 84 administrative detention orders against Palestinian detainees, since the beginning of this month, according to the Palestinian Prisoner’s Society (PPS). PPS noted, according to WAFA, that new administrative detention orders were issued to 47 Palestinian detainees, whereas the remaining 38 others received renewed orders. Israel’s widely […]

20 Aug
8:30

More Palestinian Homes Demolished for Settlement Expansion

Israeli bulldozers, on Friday, demolished three houses belonging to Palestinian locals near the Negev desert, under the pretext of unlicensed construction. Palestinian sources, according to the PNN, reported to Quds Press that the demolitions included a house in the village of Umm-Qabu, near Tall Al-Sabe village, as well as two […]

20 Aug
1:45

Ofer Court Issues 14 Administrative Detention Orders

On Sunday, lawyer Ashraf Abu Sneina, of the Palestinian Detainees’ Committee, has reported that the Ofer Israeli military court, near Ramallah, in the occupied West Bank, has issued arbitrary Administrative Detention orders against fourteen detainees. Abu Sneina stated that the detention orders, some are new and some are renewals, vary […]

20 Aug
1:10

Israeli Soldiers Abduct Three Palestinians In Ramallah, One In Tulkarem

Israeli soldiers abducted, on Sunday at dawn, three young Palestinian men, in the Ramallah governorate, in central West Bank, and one Palestinian in Tulkarem, in northern West Bank. The soldiers also invaded Jenin, Bethlehem and Hebron, and summoned several Palestinians for interrogation. The Ramallah office of the Palestinian Prisoners’ Society […]

20 Aug
12:29

Army Abducts Two Palestinians Near Rafah

August 20, 2017 12:29 PM IMEMC News Gaza Strip, Israeli attacks, News Report, Rafah 0

Israeli soldiers abducted, on Sunday at dawn, two young Palestinian men, near the border fence, east of Rafah, in the southern part of the Gaza Strip, and fired many live rounds into Palestinian lands close to the fence. The Palestinian News & Info Agency (WAFA) said the soldiers, stationed in […]

20 Aug
11:39

Israeli Soldiers Abduct Ten Palestinians In Jerusalem

August 20, 2017 11:39 AM IMEMC News Israeli attacks, Jerusalem, News Report, West Bank 0

Israeli soldiers abducted, overnight and at dawn Sunday, at least ten Palestinians, more than half of them children, in several parts of occupied East Jerusalem, after the army invaded and ransacked many homes. The Israeli army claimed that the arrested Palestinians “participated in hurling stones, fireworks and Molotov cocktails,” at […]

Palestinian officer killed in suicide attack (image from Facebook)
20 Aug
4:24

Da’esh-affiliated suicide attacker kills himself and Palestinian officer on Egypt-Gaza border

Palestinian security officers with the ruling Hamas party in Gaza say they approached two men near the border with Egypt Thursday morning, and one of the two men detonated an explosive belt that he was wearing. The explosion killed the man wearing the belt, wounded his companion, and killed a […]

Qoteiba Zahran
20 Aug
3:21

Israeli forces shoot and kill 17-year old Palestinian in northern West Bank

A 17-year old Palestinian boy identified as Qoteiba Yousef Zahran from Illar village in the Tulkarem district was killed Saturday at the Za’tara checkpoint by Israeli border control officers. Israeli authorities claimed that the boy tried to carry out a stabbing attack against the soldiers stationed at the checkpoint, and […]

19 Aug
7:08

PCHR Weekly Report On Israeli Human Rights Violations in the Occupied Palestinian Territory (10 – 16 August 2017)

Israeli forces continued with systematic crimes in the occupied Palestinian territory (oPt) for the week of 10 – 16 August, 2017. 17 Palestinian civilians, including 7 children, were wounded in the West Bank and Gaza Strip. 10 civilians, including 2 children, were wounded in the West Bank and 7 others […]

19 Aug
6:55

Israeli Forces Terrorize Jerusalem Hospital (VIDEO)

This video shows Israeli occupation forces bringing terror and violence inside East Jerusalem’s Al-Makassed hospital. At one point, Israeli occupation forces tried to seize a critically wounded man who was being taken to surgery. The video shows medics and civilians attempting to protect the man, Muhammad Abu Ghanam, from being […]

19 Aug
6:43

PACBI Releases Response to Pop-Kultur Festival’s Misleading Statement

The Palestinian Campaign for the Academic and Cultural Boycott of Israel (PACBI) has condemned Berlin’s Pop-Kultur festival for spreading “outrageous lies” about the Boycott, Divestment and Sanctions (BDS) movement for Palestinian rights, in a desperate attempt to divert attention from the group describes as shameful acceptance of Israel’s sponsorship and its resultant […]

19 Aug
6:34

19-year-old Israeli Extremist Released from Administrative Detention

Israeli authorities released a 19-year-old Israeli terrorist from administrative detention — an Israeli policy of imprisonment without charge or trial — on Friday, after he was detained in June for allegedly attacking Palestinian communities. The Hebrew language version of Haaretz reported that the Shin Bet, Israel’s internal security agency, released […]

19 Aug
5:58

Gaza Power Plant Up and Running Again as Siege Continues

The Natural Resources Authority in Gaza has announced that the second generator at the main power plant resumed its work on Thursday morning, after the resumption of pumping Egyptian fuel. The spokesperson of  the plant told Al Ray Palestinian Media Agency  that, “The recent perplexity over electricity distribution schedules was […]

19 Aug
5:42

Israel Withholds Secret List of BDS Supporters (VIDEO)

The Israeli government is compiling a list of BDS (Boycott, Divestment, Sanctions) activists who are not allowed to travel to Israel. Asa Winstanly of the Electronic Intifada talks about the effort to expose this secret list. TRNN transcript: SHARMINI PERIES: It’s The Real News Network. I’m Sharmini Peries coming to […]

19 Aug
10:52

Updated: “Army Injures Three Palestinians, Abducts Three In Jenin”

Israeli soldiers invaded, on Saturday at dawn, Jenin refugee camp, in the northern West Bank governorate of Jenin, injured three Palestinians with live fire, abducted three others and summoned two siblings for interrogation. The soldiers also summoned several Palestinians from Bethlehem for interrogation. Media sources in Jenin said dozens of […]

19 Aug
5:47

Settlers Assault Palestinian Bus Driver

Two Israeli settlers attacked, on Thursday, a Palestinian bus driver near the Bat Ayin settlement, in Gush Etzion settlement bloc, southwest of Bethlehem. Israel’s Channel 7  said, according to the PNN, that the settlers assaulted the Palestinian driver, sprayed him with pepper spray, beat him and tried to damage his […]

19 Aug
4:03

Israeli Soldiers Abduct Two Palestinian Teenagers In Qalqilia

Israeli soldiers abducted, on Friday evening, two Palestinian teenagers at the northern entrance of Qalqilia, in the northern part of the occupied West Bank. Media sources in Qalqilia said the soldiers clashed with many Palestinian youngsters, who hurled stones and empty bottles at army jeeps invading the northern entrance area. […]

19 Aug
3:28

Israeli Colonists Hurl Stones At Palestinian Homes In Hebron

August 19, 2017 3:28 AM IMEMC News Hebron, Israeli attacks, News Report, West Bank 0

A group of fanatic Israeli colonists hurled stones, on Friday evening at several Palestinian homes adjacent to Keryat Arba’ illegal colony, north of the southern West Bank city of Hebron. Resident Jamal Es’eifan said the soldiers hurled stones at his home, in addition to the homes of Jamil Es’eifan, Abdul-Hai […]

19 Aug
2:58

Israeli Soldiers Attack The Weekly Protest In Bil’in

Israeli soldiers attacked, Friday, the weekly nonviolent protest against the Annexation Wall and colonies, in Bil’in village, west of the central West Bank city of Ramallah, causing some protesters to suffer the effects of teargas inhalation. The protest was held approximately by ten Palestinians, ten Israelis and fifteen international peace […]

Jabalia protest (image by Ma'an)
19 Aug
2:25

Palestinian shot by Israeli troops in Gaza during Friday protest

Local sources reported that an unidentified youth was shot in the chest and injured with live ammunition fired by Israeli forces at a protest march near the northern border wall. According to the sources, the injured youth was taken to the Indonesian Hospital in Beit Lahia, where his condition was […]

18 Aug
11:15

Israeli Soldiers Abduct Three Palestinians In Jerusalem, Bethlehem And Ramallah

Israeli soldiers abducted, on Thursday at night and Friday at dawn, four Palestinians from Bethlehem, Ramallah and Jerusalem, in the occupied West Bank, and assaulted the mother and child brother of one of the abducted Palestinians. The Bethlehem office of the Palestinian Prisoners’ Society (PPS) said the soldiers invaded al-Atan […]

18 Aug
1:11

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

The Palestinian Prisoners Society (PPS) has reported that Israeli soldiers have abducted, overnight and during the day Thursday, eighteen Palestinians from different parts of the occupied West Bank, during extensive and violent military searches of homes. The Ramallah office of the PPS said the soldiers have abducted seven Palestinians from […]

17 Aug
10:09

Army Abducts Six Palestinians In Jerusalem, Ramallah And Bethlehem

Israeli soldiers invaded, on Thursday at dawn, the town of Silwan, in occupied East Jerusalem, Beiteen and Beit Rima villages, in Ramallah, in addition to Beit Sahour city, in Bethlehem governorate, and abducted six Palestinians. Several Israeli army vehicles invaded Silwan town, before the soldiers stormed and searched a few […]

17 Aug
9:47

Israeli Soldiers Detonate A Palestinian Home Near Ramallah

Dozens of Israeli soldiers invaded, on Thursday at dawn, Deir Abu Mashal village, northwest of Ramallah, and detonated the family home of Adel Ankoush, who was killed along two other Palestinians, on June 16th 2017, after attacking Police officers with knives and guns, killing a border policewoman, identified as Hadas […]

17 Aug
4:33

Abbas: Gaza to Face Further Cuts if Hamas Refuses PA “Reconciliation” Terms

Palestinian Authority (PA) President Mahmoud Abbas reiterated threats against the Hamas movement, the de facto ruling party in the besieged Gaza Strip, on Tuesday, threatening further repressive measures should Hamas not unconditionally abide by the PA’s demands to resolve the decade-long intra-Palestinian conflict. Numerous attempts have been made in the […]

17 Aug
4:07

Israel to Impose Fines for Commemoration of Nakba

Israeli occupation authorities are prepared to impose massive fines on Palestinians who commemorate the Israeli occupation of Palestine, a report revealed on Tuesday. An Arab member of the Knesset said, according to Days of Palestine, that occupation authorities have decided to fine institutions which rent out space for events organized […]