Category Archives: News Report

13 Jul
11:18

Soldiers Abduct Three Palestinians, Install Surveillance Cameras, Near Jerusalem

Israeli soldiers abducted, on Thursday at dawn, two young Palestinian men from Qalandia refugee camp, and one in Anata town, north and northeast of occupied East Jerusalem, and installed surveillance cameras overlooking several key areas in Hizma town, east of Jerusalem. The soldiers invaded and ransacked many homes in Qalandia, […]

13 Jul
10:35

Israeli Soldiers Abduct Three Palestinians Near Hebron

July 13, 2017 10:35 AM IMEMC News Hebron, Israeli attacks, News Report, West Bank 0

Israeli soldiers invaded, on Thursday at dawn, the al-‘Arroub refugee camp, north of the southern West Bank city of Hebron, searched many homes and abducted three Palestinians. The soldiers also summoned for interrogation three Palestinians from Surif and Kharas nearby towns. The Hebron office of the Palestinian Prisoners’ Society (PPS) […]

12 Jul
4:35

PCHR: “In New Crime of Excessive Use of Force, Israeli Forces Kill Two Palestinian Civilians from Jenin Refugee Camp, Northern West Bank”

In new crime of excessive use of force, Israeli forces killed two Palestinian civilians and wounded a third one in Jenin refugee camp in the northern West Bank. The Palestinian Center for Human Rights (PCHR) strongly condemns this new crime. PCHR hereby stresses this crime was committed after the Israeli […]

12 Jul
1:04

Army Abducts Fifteen Palestinians In The West Bank

Israeli soldiers abducted, Wednesday, at least fifteen Palestinians, during extensive military invasions and violent searches of homes, in different parts of the occupied West Bank, the Palestinian Prisoners’ Society (PPS) has reported. The Jenin office of the PPS, in the northern part of the occupied West Bank, said the soldiers […]

12 Jul
12:28

Jerusalem; Israeli Soldiers Demolish Storage Rooms, Car-wash Facility, And Abduct A Young Man After Shooting Him

Israeli soldiers invaded, Wednesday, the al-Jisir area, between Jabal al-Mokabber and Silwan town, south of the Al-Aqsa Mosque in occupied East Jerusalem, and demolished storage rooms and a car-wash facility, owned by Mousa Obeidat, and abducted one Palestinian after shooting him. The soldiers invaded the facilities and demolished them, under […]

12 Jul
10:25

Israeli Soldiers Kill Two Palestinians In Jenin

July 12, 2017 10:25 AM IMEMC News Israeli attacks, Jenin, News Report, West Bank 0

Dozens of Israeli soldiers invaded, on Wednesday at dawn, Jenin refugee camp, in the northern West Bank city of Jenin, and clashed with dozens of youngsters, before killing two Palestinians with live rounds, and wounding at least one with an expanding bullet. Medical sources In Jenin said the soldiers killed […]

12 Jul
9:52

Army Abducts Eight Palestinians In Nablus, Tulkarem and Hebron

Israeli soldiers abducted, on Wednesday at dawn, eight young Palestinian men, from their homes, in different parts of the West Bank governorates of Nablus, Tulkarem and Hebron, the Palestinian Prisoners’ Society (PPS) has reported. The Nablus office of the PPS, in the northern part of the occupied West Bank, said […]

12 Jul
9:27

Israeli Soldiers Abduct Four Palestinians In Jenin

Israeli soldiers invaded, on Wednesday at dawn, several areas in the northern West Bank governorate of Jenin, searched many homes, abducted four young men, and installed roadblocks. Media sources in Jenin said the soldiers abducted Mahdi Jamil ‘Arouq, 24, and Mohammad Yousef Khallouf, 23, from Burqin town, in addition to […]

12 Jul
9:13

Israeli Soldiers Install Watchtower, Electronic Gate, In Tal Romeida

Israeli soldiers installed, on Tuesday evening, an electronic military gate and a watchtower at the entrance of Tal Romeida neighborhood, in the center of Hebron city, in the southern part of the occupied West Bank. The new watchtower and electronic gate overlook the southern area of Tal Romeida, linking it […]

12 Jul
5:48

Young Man Seriously Injured After Being Rammed By A Speeding Settler’s Car

Palestinian medical sources have reported, on Tuesday evening, that a young man was seriously injured, near Qalqilia, in the northern part of the occupied West Bank, after an excessively speeding Israeli setter’s car rammed him, and fled the scene. Eyewitnesses said the Palestinian, As’ad Arfan, was walking in the center […]

12 Jul
5:33

PCHR Calls upon Palestinian Government to Annul Unfair Early Retirement of 6,145 Civil Servants

The Palestinian Center for Human Rights (PCHR) is seriously concerned over the decision of the National Unity Government in Ramallah against civil servants in the Gaza Strip. The decision stipulates early retirement of thousands of civil servants without any legal justification and in violation of the Amended Civil Service Law […]

12 Jul
5:27

New UN Report Documents Legacy of 10-year Siege in Gaza

Most of the projections for 2020, on the situation in the Gaza Strip, have deteriorated further and faster than anticipated in 2012, the United Nations said on Tuesday. Real GDP per capita in Gaza has decreased, the provision of health services has continued to decline, and the demand for additional […]

12 Jul
5:16

UNESCO Decision on Hebron Praised by Council for International Relations, Scorned by Israel

Palestine appreciated the UNESCO decision of designating Hebron and the two adjoined shrines at its heart –  Tomb of the Patriarchs and the Muslim Ibrahimi Mosque – as a “Palestinian World Heritage Site in Danger”. The Council for International Relations said, in a press release, that  the decision halts the […]

12 Jul
5:03

France Asks Israel to Reconsider East Jerusalem Settlement Project

France, on Tuesday, called on Israeli authorities to reconsider the recently granted approval of construction plans for more than 1,500 housing units in settlements in occupied East Jerusalem, WAFA news agency reported, according to the PNN. A statement by the Ministry of Europe and Foreign Affairs expressed concern over information […]

Child lost eye
11 Jul
11:06

Palestinian child loses eye after Israeli police shoot him on the balcony of his home

A 13-year old Palestinian boy suffered from a fractured eye socket, and total loss of one eye, after he was shot by Israeli police firing so-called ‘non-lethal weapons’ in al-Eesawiya, in east Jerusalem. Nur Hamdan, 13, also suffered from other facial injuries when he was shot. He was standing on […]

11 Jul
10:56

Army Abducts Three Palestinians In Bethlehem, One In Nablus

The Palestinian Prisoners’ Society (PPS) has reported that Israeli soldiers have abducted, on Tuesday at dawn, three young Palestinian men in the West Bank governorate of Bethlehem, and one in Nablus. The Bethlehem office of the PPS said dozens of soldiers invaded the al-‘Azza refugee camp, north of the city, […]

11 Jul
10:30

Israeli Soldiers Abduct Seven Palestinians Near Ramallah

Updated: The Palestinian Prisoners Society (PPS) has reported that Israeli soldiers abducted, on Monday at dawn, five Palestinians from their homes in Deir Abu Mashal village, northwest of Ramallah, and two in Kar Ni’ma, west of Ramallah, in central West Bank. The PPS said that dozens of soldiers invaded the […]

11 Jul
9:19

Israeli Soldiers Demolish An Apartment Building In Jerusalem

Dozens of Israeli soldiers and police officers invaded, on Tuesday at dawn, the al-‘Eesawiyya village, in occupied East Jerusalem, and demolished a four-story apartment building, which also includes two warehouses, that were built by a Palestinian family on their own land. The Wadi Hilweh Information Center in Silwan (Silwanic) said […]

11 Jul
8:56

Gaza Siege: Lack of Electricity and Medical Supplies Markedly Severe

The Gaza Power Authority has confirmed that the current electricity crisis in the Strip is the worst its ever been, after fuel from Egypt was stopped and the Israeli electrical supply to the Gaza power lines was reduced, reportedly at the request of the Palestinian Authority. The authority reported  in […]

11 Jul
8:50

Army Injures A Child In Her Arm, Invades Children’s Center, In Silwan

Israeli soldiers shot, Monday, a Palestinian child, only six years of age, in her arm, after the soldiers invaded Silwan town, in occupied East Jerusalem, and fired many concussion grenades at homes. The soldiers also invaded a children’s center and searched it, causing many to suffer anxiety attacks. The Wadi […]

11 Jul
7:57

Germany Watching with “Great Concern” over Israeli Settlement Plans

The German government said, on Monday, that it was concerned about Israeli settlement plans in occupied East Jerusalem, WAFA news agency reported, according to the PNN. The German Foreign Ministry said, in a statement, that it was “watching with great concern” Israeli decisions to build settlements inside Palestinian neighborhoods, in […]

10 Jul
11:39

Undercover Israeli Soldiers Abduct A Palestinian Child Near Nablus

July 10, 2017 11:39 PM IMEMC News Israeli attacks, Nablus, News Report, West Bank 0

Undercover Israeli soldiers abducted, on Monday evening, a Palestinian child from Sebastia town, north of Nablus, in the northern part of the occupied West Bank. Mohammad Azem, the head of the Local Council in Sebastia, said undercover Israeli soldiers infiltrated into the town, and assaulted Mahdi Nasser Shehab, 14, causing […]

10 Jul
11:26

Israeli Soldiers Injure Two Palestinians, One Seriously, In Northern Gaza

Israeli soldiers shot and injured, Monday, two young Palestinian men, including one who suffered a serious injury, during clashes that erupted east of Jabalia town, in the northern part of the Gaza Strip. Media sources in Gaza said the soldiers, stationed on military towers across the border fence, east of […]

10 Jul
11:08

Israeli Soldiers Kill A Palestinian Near Bethlehem

Israeli soldiers killed, Monday, a young Palestinian man near Teqoua’ town, southeast of Bethlehem, in the occupied West Bank, after he allegedly “attempted to ram soldiers with his car, and attempted to stab them.” The Palestinian man has been identified as Mohammad Ibrahim Jibreel, 25, from Teqoua’ town. The Israeli […]

Israeli settler child being rescued by Palestinians
10 Jul
5:38

Palestinians rescue Israeli settler family after traffic accident

In Hebron, an area of the West Bank known for being home to the most violent groups of Israeli settler militias, a group of Palestinian teens and young men rushed to the aid of a colonial settler family when their car crashed in a Palestinian area. A video of the […]

10 Jul
12:53

Mennonites Latest US Church to Dump Israel-linked Investments

Members of the Mennonite Church USA voted overwhelmingly in support of a resolution condemning Israel’s violations of Palestinian rights. (Mennonite Palestine-Israel Network) Members of the Mennonite Church USA voted overwhelmingly to condemn Israel’s military occupation and to support divestment from companies that profit from violations of Palestinian rights. The resolution was approved by 98 percent of […]

10 Jul
12:36

Governor of Jenin Announces New Power Plant

Governor of Jenin Ibrahim Ramadan, Sunday, announced that the newly established power plant in the village of al-Jalameh will be operated for the first time on Monday. The inauguration of the power plant, which is going to be attended by Prime Minister Rami Hamdallah, will take place after the signing […]

10 Jul
12:03

BDS Movement Turns 12, Marks Anniversary With List of 12 Wins in 2017

July 9, 2017 marks 12 years since the Boycott, Divestment and Sanctions (BDS) movement was born. It’s been 12 years since an impressively large and diverse coalition across Palestinian civil society surmounted incredible odds to unify around three basic Palestinian rights and a nonviolent, inclusive, anti-racist path of struggle to achieve them. […]

09 Jul
11:47

Journalists Protest Outside Hamdallah’s Ramallah Office

Dozens of Palestinian journalists organized a protest outside of the Palestinian prime minister’s office in Ramallah on Saturday, urging both the Palestinian Authority (PA) in the occupied West Bank and Hamas authorities in the Gaza Strip to immediately release all imprisoned journalists. The protest came after PA forces arrested Jihad Barakat […]

Mohammad Obeid
09 Jul
12:29

Israeli Soldiers abduct Eight Palestinians In The West Bank

Israeli soldiers abducted, overnight and earlier on Sunday, at least eight Palestinians, during military invasions of homes and communities, in different parts of the occupied West Bank, including occupied East Jerusalem. The soldiers invaded the town of al-‘Eesawiyya, in the center of occupied Jerusalem, abducted a young Palestinian man, identified […]

09 Jul
11:26

Army Abducts 37 Palestinian Workers

Israeli soldiers and police officers abducted, Sunday, 37 Palestinian workers, reportedly for trying to enter Jerusalem without permits. The soldiers abducted the workers, after chasing some of them, and moved them to several detention and interrogation centers. The Israeli army said that the arrest of the Palestinian workers is part […]

09 Jul
10:30

Pregnant Palestinian Woman Injured After Being Rammed By An Israeli Settler’s Car In Hebron

Palestinian medical sources have reported that a pregnant Palestinian woman was injured, Sunday, after an Israeli colonist’s car struck her near al-‘Arroub College, in the al-‘Arroub refugee camp, north of Hebron, in the southern part of the occupied West Bank. The sources stated that the woman, Abeer Bassam Jawabra, 28, […]

09 Jul
10:12

Army Abducts Three Palestinians In Tulkarem

Dozens of Israeli soldiers invaded, on Sunday at dawn, Tulkarem refugee camp, and Saida town, in the northern West Bank governorate of Tulkarem, searched homes and abducted three Palestinians. The soldiers invaded Tulkarem refugee camp and Saida town from several directions, before storming him and violently searching them, while interrogated […]

09 Jul
8:55

Israeli Soldiers Abduct Two Palestinian Teenagers In Hebron

Israeli soldiers invaded, on Sunday at dawn, Beit Ummar town, north of Hebron in the southern part of the occupied West bank, and abducted two Palestinian teenagers, including a former political prisoner. Mohammad Awad, a media activist in Hebron, said many army jeeps invaded the town at dawn, before the […]

09 Jul
5:30

Palestinian Journalists Demand Freedom for Jihad Barakat, Jailed by PA

Palestinian journalist Jihad Barakat was detained by Palestinian Authority Preventive Security forces on Thursday, 6 July, accused of “taking photos” of the motorcade of PA Prime Minister Rami Hamdallah near a checkpoint east of Tulkarem. Palestinian journalists and activists have launched a social media campaign demanding the immediate release of Barakat. Barakat, […]

09 Jul
5:07

EU Expects Israel to ‘Reconsider’ Settlement Plans

The European Union deplored, on Friday, Israeli plans to build more housing units within illegal settlements in the occupied Palestinian territories, and called on Israel to “reconsider” these plans. “Earlier this week, Israeli authorities proceeded with plans and issued building permits for over 1.500 settlement units in East Jerusalem. Reportedly, […]

09 Jul
5:01

Gaza Power Authority: Egypt Slashes Fuel Delivery following Banking Freeze by Palestinian Authority

The ongoing electricity crisis in the Gaza Strip deepened on Saturday, after fuel purchased from Egypt was reduced by between 33 and 50 percent, with Gaza’s power authority claiming the Palestinian Authority (PA) froze all bank transfers, to Egypt, that were paying for fuel used to operate the besieged coastal […]

09 Jul
4:51

Egyptian Singer Files Lawsuit over Israeli Police

Egyptian singer Hani Shaker has filed a complaint to the Egyptian Public Prosecutor, against the Israeli Embassy in Cairo, after Israel Police used his picture and a clip of one of his songs in its campaign to recruit Israeli-Arab residents. Speaking to Quds Press, Shaker said that he was “surprised” […]

09 Jul
3:18

Palestinian Worker Falls From High Altitude, Suffers Fractures, After Soldiers Chased Him In Bethlehem

On Saturday, a Palestinian worker from Bethlehem governorate, in the occupied West Bank, suffered fractures in both his legs, in addition to various cuts and bruises, after falling from a high altitude when Israeli soldiers chased him while he was trying to enter occupied East Jerusalem, where he works. Media […]

09 Jul
3:00

Army Injures Many Palestinians Near Ramallah

Israeli soldiers invaded, Saturday, Beit Rima town, northwest of Ramallah in central West Bank, and fired many gas bombs, during clashes that erupted during the invasion, causing many Palestinians to suffer the severe effects of teargas inhalation. Media sources in Ramallah said the soldiers fired many gas bombs directly at […]

09 Jul
1:29

Israeli Soldiers Abduct A Former Political Prisoner In Jenin

Israeli soldiers abducted, on Saturday evening, a former Palestinian political prisoner, from Jenin refugee camp, in the northern West Bank governorate of Jenin, after stopping him at a sudden military roadblock. The Palestinian Prisoners’ Society (PPS) said the soldiers abducted Emadeddin Jamal Abu al-Haija, while he was heading back home […]

08 Jul
3:53

Many Suffer The Effects Of Teargas Inhalation In Ni’lin

Israeli soldiers invaded, Friday, the village of Ni’lin, west of Ramallah in the occupied West Bank, and assaulted the weekly nonviolent protest against the Annexation Wall and colonies, causing many to suffer the effects of teargas inhalation. Media sources in Ramallah said several army jeeps invaded the village, and attacked […]

08 Jul
2:45

PCHR Weekly Report: One teen civilian killed, 19 wounded by Israeli forces this week

July 8, 2017 2:45 AM 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 22 June – 05 July 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 civilian in […]

08 Jul
2:28

Army Injures Six Palestinians, One International Peace Activist, In Kufur Qaddoum

Israeli soldiers invaded, Friday, Kufur Qaddoum village, in the northern West Bank governorate of Qalqilia, and fired many gas bombs, rubber-coated steel bullets and concussion grenades at nonviolent protesters, wounding six Palestinians and a Korean peace activist. Morad Eshteiwy, the media coordinator of the Popular Committee against the Annexation Wall […]

08 Jul
1:34

Palestinian Toddler Dies From Severe Effects Of Teargas Inhalation

Palestinian medical sources have confirmed, Friday, that a toddler from ‘Aboud village, northwest of Ramallah in central West Bank, died from wounds he suffered near two months ago, after Israeli soldiers invaded the village and fired gas bombs, causing him to suffer the severe effects of teargas inhalation. The toddler, […]

08 Jul
1:15

Two Palestinians Injured, One Seriously, In Northern Gaza

On Friday, Israeli soldiers, stationed across the border fence, east of Jabalia in the northern part of the besieged Gaza Strip, opened fire on Palestinian protesters wounding two, including one who suffered a serious injury. Medical sources said the soldiers shot one Palestinian with a gas bomb to the dead, […]

07 Jul
11:52

Palestinian Killed After Being Hit By A Settler’s Motorcycle

Updated: Palestinian medical sources have reported, Friday, that a man from the al-Khader town, south of the West Bank city of Bethlehem, was killed after being struck by a Motorcycle , driven by an Israeli colonist, while riding his motorcycle, at bypass road #60, west of Bethlehem. The  Palestinian, identified […]

06 Jul
11:43

Israeli Soldiers Uproot Agricultural Lands in Gaza And Jabalia

On Thursday at dawn, several Israeli military vehicles, including armored bulldozers, invaded Palestinian agricultural lands close to the border fence east of Gaza city, and Jabalia town, in the northern part of the coastal region, and fired many live rounds while bulldozing the lands. The WAFA Palestinian News Agency said […]

06 Jul
10:40

Army Invades Doha Town, Confiscate A Lathe Machine

Israeli soldiers invaded, on Thursday at dawn, the town of Doha, west of the West Bank city of Bethlehem, broke into a lathe workshop and confiscated one machine. The invasion was carried out by several army jeeps, and truck, before the soldiers stormed a lathe workshop, owned by members of […]

06 Jul
10:19

Israeli Soldiers Abduct Three Palestinians In Tulkarem

Israeli soldiers invaded, on Thursday at dawn, Shweika area, in the northern West Bank city of Tulkarem, searched homes, and car repair workshops, violently searched them and abducted three Palestinians. The soldiers also invaded homes near Salfit. The Palestinian Prisoners’ Society (PPS) said the soldiers abducted Nasri Wasfi Abu Aisha, […]

06 Jul
5:43

Oppressive Heatwave in Gaza amid Electricity Crisis

During the current heatwave, Gaza residents, who do not have electricity to cool themselves off, due to Israeli siege, are struggling to survive. Sami, a medical intern in the Gaza Strip, is struggling to sleep, due to the heatwave, which is roasting the region, and where temperatures have been soaring […]

06 Jul
5:26

UNESCO Adopts Resolution Reaffirming Israel’s Lack of Sovereignty over Jerusalem

The World Heritage Committee of the United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization (UNESCO) adopted, on Tuesday, a resolution which confirms Israel’s lack of sovereignty over occupied Jerusalem. The organization condemned, in a meeting in Krakov, southern Poland, the excavations carried out by the Israeli Antiquities Department, in Jerusalem. According […]

06 Jul
5:12

Solar Panels Seized from Jordan Valley Community

Israeli forces seized, on Wednesday, solar panels belonging to Palestinians in Khirbet al-Hammeh village, in the northern Jordan Valley region of the occupied West Bank, according to a local source. Aref Daraghmeh, a local Palestinian official, said Israeli forces raided the village and dismantled dozens of solar panels residents used […]

06 Jul
4:36

Report: Netanyahu Vows to Continue Settlement Construction as Jerusalem Municipality Schemes to Judaize the City

Israeli PM Benjamin Netanyahu, in a most provocative way, recently visited the illegal Ariel settlement, and laid the foundation stone for new settlement units at the local university, asserting that Ariel will remain a main part of Israel, adding that building in it and other settlements of the Palestinian territories […]

05 Jul
2:36

Israeli Soldiers Force A Mother And Her Toddler Out Of Their Home In Shu’fat

Israeli soldiers invaded, Wednesday, Shu’fat refugee camp, north of occupied East Jerusalem, and broke into a home before forcing a mother and her toddler out of their property, leaving them under the sun for more than ninety minutes. Media sources in the refugee camp said dozens of soldiers invaded it, […]

05 Jul
1:39

After Violent Searches Of Homes, Army Abducts Four Palestinians In Qalandia Refugee Camp

Israeli soldiers withdrew, on Wednesday morning, from the Qalandia refugee camp, north of occupied East Jerusalem, after abducting four young Palestinian men, following many hours of invasions and violent searches of dozens of homes, leading to clashes with local youths. Many armored military vehicles invaded the refugee camp, and Kufr […]

05 Jul
12:40

Including A Father And His Son, Israeli Soldiers Abduct Four Palestinians In Hebron And Tubas

Israeli soldiers abducted, on Wednesday at dawn, four Palestinians in the West Bank governorates of Hebron and Tubas, after invading their homes and searching them. The soldiers also confiscated solar panels, in the West Bank’s northern plains. The Hebron office of the Palestinian Prisoners’ Society (PPS), in the southern part […]

05 Jul
12:16

Israeli Soldiers Abduct Seven Palestinians In Nablus

Israeli soldiers invaded, on Wednesday at dawn, several Palestinian communities in the northern West Bank governorate of Nablus, stormed and violently searched a number of homes, and stores, and abducted seven Palestinians. The Nablus office of the Palestinian Prisoners’ Society (PPS) said dozens of soldiers invaded Balata refugee camp, east […]

Mohammed Abu Khdeir
05 Jul
12:40

Israeli Court in Abu Khdeir Case: “Jewish terrorism is different from Arab terrorism”

The Israeli High Court ruled Tuesday that three Jewish Israelis convicted of kidnapping, torturing and brutally murdering a Palestinian teenager by setting him on fire should not have their homes demolished. The Court noted that “Jewish terrorism is different from Arab terrorism”, and the collective punishment measures used against the […]

04 Jul
8:09

5 Palestinian Families to be Expelled for Construction of Jerusalem Settlement Units

Israeli occupation authorities are to discuss the approval of 1,800 settlement units in the Sheikh Jarrah Neighbourhood, in the heart of occupied Jerusalem. According to Israeli rights watchdog Peace Now, the Israeli Jerusalem Regional Committee would discuss the approval of the project on July 16. The project requires the expulsion […]

04 Jul
7:05

Netanyahu Vetoes Bill to Prevent Division of Jerusalem

Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu on Sunday blocked a legislation that would prevent the division of Jerusalem, Israeli media reported, according to Al Ray. According to the Jerusalem Post, the Prime Minister’s office explained the reason as Netanyahu wanting the coalition to reach a consensus on what the bill would […]

04 Jul
6:45

Israel Continues to Pay Israeli Detainee Who Killed Palestinian Workers

While demanding that the Palestinian Authority stop paying the monthly salaries of Palestinian political detainees for Israel, the Israeli government continues to pay a regular monthly salaries to Israeli prisoners who murdered Palestinian civilians, providing them and their families with social care  and legal follow up. Head of the Palestinian […]

04 Jul
4:54

Army Abducts Six Palestinians Near Bethlehem

Israeli soldiers abducted, Tuesday, six Palestinians from Nablus, after stopping them at a military roadblock, east of Bethlehem, in the occupied West Bank, after reportedly locating Molotov cocktails, concussion grenades and knives in their car. The army said the soldiers stopped and searched the car, and arrested six Palestinians, who […]

04 Jul
2:04

Israeli Soldiers Hand Demolition Orders Targeting Four Homes In Ramallah

Israeli soldiers invaded, on Tuesday at dawn, the towns of Deir Abu Mashal and Silwad, north and east of the central West Bank city of Ramallah, and handed demolition ordered targeting the homes of three Palestinians, who were killed in June after killing an Israeli officer, and a similar order […]

04 Jul
1:07

Army Demolishes A Home And A Stable, Uproots A Farmland, In Jerusalem

Israeli soldiers demolished, Tuesday, a Palestinian home in Beit Hanina neighborhood, north of occupied East Jerusalem, a stable for horses in Silwan town, and bulldozed a farmland in Za’im town, east of Jerusalem. Dozens of soldiers, accompanied by bulldozers, invaded Beit Hanina neighborhood, after surrounding and isolating it, and demolished […]

04 Jul
12:37

Army Abducts Two Palestinians Near Jenin

Israeli soldiers abducted, earlier Tuesday, two young Palestinian men from their homes, in Zabbouba village, west of Jenin, in the northern part of the occupied West Bank. Several army vehicles invaded the village, before the soldiers stormed homes, violently searched then, and abducted two Palestinians, identified as Mohammad Fuad Jaradat, […]

04 Jul
11:08

Including A Woman, A Father And His Four Sons; Israeli Soldiers Abduct 24 Palestinians, Injure Two

Israeli soldiers conducted, on Tuesday at dawn, massive invasions and violent searches of homes in different parts of the occupied West Bank, including occupied East Jerusalem, and abducted twenty-four Palestinians, including a woman, former political prisoners in addition to a father and his four sons. Dozens of soldiers invaded the […]

Priest inspects burned church building, June 2015
04 Jul
10:38

One Israeli convicted, one acquitted in arson attack on ‘Loaves and Fishes’ church

The Israeli District Court in Nazareth on Monday issued a mixed verdict in the 2015 arson that severely damaged the ancient church located on the site believed by Christians to be where Jesus multiplied the loaves and fishes. Of the two Jewish extremists charged with the crime, one was convicted […]

03 Jul
12:08

Army Injures Several Palestinians, Abduct One, In Nablus

Israeli soldiers invaded, on Monday at dawn, Qaryout village, south of the northern West Bank city of Nablus, abducted a Palestinian from his work, and fired gas bombs, causing many Palestinians, including children, to suffer the effects of teargas inhalation. Media sources in Nablus said the soldiers invaded Ras al-Ein […]

Israeli forces in West Bank (archive image)
03 Jul
11:46

Israeli Soldiers Abduct Seventeen Palestinians In The West Bank

Israeli soldiers abducted, overnight and at dawn Monday, seventeen Palestinians, including children, from their homes in different parts of the occupied West Bank. Morad Eshteiwy, the media spokesperson of the Popular Committee in Kufur Qaddoum, northeast of the northern West Bank city of Qalqilia, said the soldiers invaded the town, […]

03 Jul
11:08

Army Invades Many Palestinian Communities In Hebron

Dozens of Israeli soldiers invaded, earlier on Monday, a few Palestinian towns in the southern West Bank governorate of Hebron, installed roadblocks and searched many cars while interrogated several Palestinians. Mohammad Awad, a media activist in Beit Ummar, said the soldiers invaded the town at dawn, broke into the home […]

03 Jul
3:49

Army Injures One Palestinian Near Ramallah, Causes Fire To Farmlands And A Car

Israeli soldiers shot and injured, on Sunday evening, a Palestinian man after the army invaded al-Mogheer village, northeast of Ramallah, and fired many gas bombs and concussion grenades, causing fires in a car and three dunams of farmlands. Medical sources said one Palestinian was shot with a live Israeli bullet, […]

03 Jul
2:58

Israeli Soldiers Attack A Funeral Procession In Jerusalem, Injure 35 Palestinians

Israeli soldiers injured, on Sunday at night, at least 35 Palestinians, including one who suffered a life-threatening injury after being shot with a rubber-coated steel bullet in the eye, after the army attack a funeral procession in occupied East Jerusalem. The incident took place in the Tribes Gate area, in […]

03 Jul
1:43

Army Injures One Palestinian With Live Fire In Gaza

Israeli soldiers shot and injured, on Sunday evening, a young Palestinian man with live fire, and caused dozens of residents, including children, to suffer the severe effects of teargas inhalation, during clashes that erupted near the border fence, in the various parts of the Gaza Strip. The soldiers, stationed on […]

02 Jul
8:45

Abbas to Meet with Macron

President Mahmoud Abbas is scheduled to visit France later this week and meet with French President Emmanuel Macron, as well as Palestine’s ambassador to Jordan, Attallah Khairi. The declared purpose of the meeting is to continue the international Mideast peace conference. WAFA reported, according to the PNN, that Abbas is […]

02 Jul
8:35

Palestinian Family Forced to Demolish its Home in Jerusalem

A Palestinian family, on Saturday, was forced to demolish its own house in the town of al-Eeesawiyya, an Arab neighbourhood in Jerusalem, after the Israeli municipality of West Jerusalem threatened to demolish the house under the pretext it was built without an Israeli-issued permit. Member of the follow up committee […]

02 Jul
8:27

Jerusalem: Jordanian MPs Call for Cancellation of Christian Endowment Sale to Israel

Greek Orthodox Patriarch said, in a statement, that it did not sell any lands or properties in its ownership. Jordanian members of Parliament called on bot Jordanian and Palestinian governments to exert pressure, on the Greek Orthodox Patriarch in Jerusalem, to cancel the sale of more than 500 dunams of […]

02 Jul
12:58

Israeli Army Abducts Twelve Palestinians In The West Bank

Israeli soldiers abducted, overnight, twelve Palestinians, including a legislator and a former political prisoner, in different parts of the occupied West Bank, the Palestinian Prisoners’ Society (PPS) has reported. The PPS stated that the soldiers invaded and ransacked many homes in the southern West Bank governorate of Hebron, and abducted […]

02 Jul
12:27

Israeli Soldiers A Palestinian, Destroy A Monument, In Jenin

Israeli soldiers invaded, on Sunday at dawn, the northern West Bank city of Jenin, and installed many roadblocks around it, before abducting one Palestinian, and demolished a monument for a Palestinian, who was assassinated by Israeli agents in Athens, in 1986. The soldiers installed many roadblocks in the western part […]

02 Jul
10:37

Israeli Soldiers Abduct Three Palestinians, Including A Legislator, In Ramallah

Israeli soldiers abducted, on Sunday at dawn, three Palestinians, including legislator Khaleda Jarrar, in the central West Bank district of Ramallah. The Palestinian Prisoners’ Society (PPS) said the soldiers invaded the home of legislator Khaleda Jarrar, of the Popular Front for the Liberation of Palestine (PFLP), and abducted her after […]

02 Jul
4:11

Family Visits Suspended for Gazan Detainees

Israel has officially informed the International Committee of the Red Cross that there will be no family visits to a number of detainees from the Gaza Strip, without specifying their names. ICRC spokeswoman in Gaza, Suheir Zaqout, told Quds Press that the organisation is in constant contact with Israeli authorities […]

02 Jul
3:59

Israel Seizes Dutch-funded Solar Panels in West Bank

The Netherlands has reacted with outrage after Israeli authorities seized dozens of solar panels, from a remote occupied West Bank village, that were donated by the Dutch government. Israeli forces confiscated the solar panels in the isolated village of Jubbet al-Dhib, east of Bethlehem, on Wednesday, that were installed last […]

02 Jul
3:39

Kufr Qaddoum Marks Six Year Intifada against Israeli Occupation

One scene from the Friday weekly protests against the Israeli occupation in Kufr Qaddoum. (WAFA photo/Ayman Noubani)  Six years ago today, the Palestinian residents of Kufr Qaddoum, a peaceful village near Qalqilya, in the north of the occupied West Bank, decided to rise against the Israeli military’s closure of a […]

01 Jul
1:03

Army Abducts Three Palestinians In Jenin

Several armored Israeli military jeeps, invaded on Saturday at dawn, Jenin city, Jenin refugee camp, and al-Yamoun town, in the northern part of the occupied West bank, searched many homes and abducted three Palestinians. The soldiers invaded the home of a political prisoner, identified as Jamal Abu al-Haija, and the […]

01 Jul
11:36

Israeli Soldiers Abduct A Palestinian, Summon Two, In Bethlehem

Israeli soldiers invaded, on Saturday at dawn, the al-‘Azza refugee camp, north of Bethlehem in the occupied West Bank, and abducted one Palestinian. The soldiers also invaded the al-Khader town, south of Bethlehem, and summoned two residents for interrogation. The soldiers invaded and ransacked a home in al-‘Azza refugee camp, […]

01 Jul
7:36

UN Secretary-General: Ending Occupation the ‘Only Way’ to Achieve Peace

On the occasion of a United Nations forum, UN Secretary-General Antonio Guterres called, on Thursday, for an end to the half-century Israeli occupation of the West Bank, East Jerusalem, Gaza and the Golan Heights as the “only way to achieve the inalienable rights of the Palestinian people.” In a statement […]

01 Jul
7:14

Spanish Parliament Affirms Right to BDS as Protected Speech

Spanish parliament in Madrid. June 30, 2017 – On Tuesday, the Spanish parliament unanimously passed a motion recognizing the right to advocate for Boycott, Divestment and Sanctions (BDS) as protected under the right to freedom of expression and association. This bill was introduced by the progressive parliamentary coalition “Unidos Podemos-En ComĂș […]

01 Jul
7:07

Palestine Solidarity Campaign Removed from World-Check Terrorist Listing

The Palestine Solidarity Campaign (PSC) has welcomed an acknowledgement, from World-Check, that PSC should never have been placed on the database at all and, specifically, should not have been associated with “terrorism”. There were no grounds to suggest that they were either associated with terrorism related activity or that the […]

01 Jul
7:00

Israeli Soldiers Pull Two Children From Swimming Pool And Abduct One, In Silwan

Dozens of Israeli soldiers and police officers invaded, on Friday evening, the town of Silwan, in occupied East Jerusalem, detained two child siblings, and abducted one of them, while the two were swimming in front of their home, and handed demolition orders targeting two homes, in addition to photographing structures. […]

01 Jul
2:02

Weekly Procession Against The Wall And Colonies Held In Ni’lin

On Friday, dozens of Palestinians, accompanied by Israeli and international peace activists, held the weekly nonviolent protest against the Annexation Wall and Colonies, in Ni’lin village, west of the central West Bank city of Ramallah. The protesters marched from the center of the village, following noon prayers, and headed towards […]

30 Jun
4:40

Israeli Soldiers Injure A Palestinian In Kufur Qaddoum

Israeli soldiers attacked, Friday, the weekly procession against the Annexation Wall and colonies, in Kufur Qaddoum town, and shot a young man in his abdomen. The weekly procession was held by many locals, accompanied by Israeli and international peace activists, demanding Israel to reopen the main road which was blockaded […]

30 Jun
4:02

Soldiers Uproot Palestinian Lands In Jenin

Dozens of Israeli soldiers, accompanied by military bulldozers, invaded Thaher al-Maleh village, north of Ya’bad town, in the northern West Bank city of Jenin, and uprooted 20 Dunams of olive orchards, in addition to lands planted with tobacco. Omar al-Khatib, the head of Thaher al-Maleh Village Council, said the uprooted […]

30 Jun
3:04

Israeli Soldiers Abduct A Palestinian Near Jenin

Israeli soldiers invaded, Friday, the village of ‘Ejja, southwest of the northern West Bank city of Jenin, and abducted one Palestinian. Media sources in Jenin said several military jeeps invaded the village, before the soldiers stormed into and searched homes, and interrogated a few Palestinians while inspecting their ID cards. […]

30 Jun
1:16

Army Injures Two Children, One Seriously, Near Jenin

Israeli soldiers invaded, earlier Friday, the northern West Bank city of Jenin, and clashed with many Palestinians, before shooting two children, including one who suffered a life-threatening injury. The soldiers also abducted two Palestinians near Jenin. Media sources in Jenin said dozens of soldiers invaded the city, and destroyed a […]

30 Jun
4:29

Palestinian Women Detainees Under Attack in Damon Prison

Palestinian women detainees in Damon prison are being subject to harsh sanctions, deprived of family visits and thrown in solitary confinement, reported prisoners and advocates. They are also being denied access to the “canteen” (prison store) and subjected to financial fines. Taghreed Jahshan, lawyer with the Women’s Organization for Political […]

30 Jun
4:19

Extremist Israelis Violently Assault Palestinians in Jerusalem (VIDEO)

A video released on Thursday shows dozens of far-right Israelis attacking three Palestinians in Jerusalem a week ago, as Israeli police reportedly failed to respond and prevent the assault. Israeli daily Haaretz obtained the video, according to Ma’an, where some 30 members of the Jewish extremist group Lehava are shown […]

29 Jun
12:20

Army Injures Two Palestinians Near Ramallah, Abducts One Near Jenin

Israeli soldiers invaded, earlier Thursday, the village of Bil’in, west of the central West Bank city of Ramallah, and clashed with local youths, wounding two with rubber-coated steel bullets, and causing dozens of residents to suffer the severe effects of teargas inhalation. The soldiers also abducted a Palestinian man near […]

29 Jun
10:04

Army Abducts Three Palestinians, Injures One, In Hebron

June 29, 2017 10:04 AM IMEMC News Hebron, Israeli attacks, News Report, West Bank 0

Israeli soldiers invaded, on Thursday at dawn, Beit Ummar town, north of the southern West Bank city of Hebron, abducted three Palestinians, including a teenager, and inured one. Media sources in Beit Ummar said the soldiers invaded the town from various directions, and fired many gas bombs and concussion grenades […]

29 Jun
9:32

Israeli Soldiers Abduct Father Of A Slain Palestinian In Ramallah

Israeli soldiers abducted, on Thursday at dawn, a father of a Palestinian who was killed by Israeli army fire, on June 16th 2017, along with two other Palestinians, after stabbing and opening fire on Israeli soldiers, killing one and mildly wounding another, in Sultan Suleiman Street, near Bab al-Amoud (Damascus […]

29 Jun
8:00

Undercover Israeli Soldiers Kill A Palestinian In Hebron

Undercover Israeli soldiers infiltrated, on Wednesday evening, into Jabal Johar area, in the southern area of Hebron city, in the southern part of the occupied West Bank, and killed a young Palestinian man. Israeli media sources claimed that the undercover soldiers were searching for weapons when they “came under fire,” […]