Category Archives: News Report

05 Jun
5:06

7 Injured by Unexploded Ordnance in Gaza

Seven Palestinians were injured after an “unspecific object” exploded in the al-Mughraqa village, southwest of Gaza City, in the besieged Gaza Strip on Sunday, according to Gaza’s Ministry of Health. Spokesperson for the ministry, Ashraf al-Qadra, said in a statement that seven Palestinians sustained moderate and serious injuries when the […]

05 Jun
4:56

Extremist Settlers, Students and Tourists Raid Al Aqsa Mosque

Dozens of extremist settlers and Jewish students guarded by tight security stormed, on Sunday morning, Al-Aqsa Mosque from Mughrabi Gate.  At 11 am, Israeli occupation police closed the gate at the end of the morning incursion. It usually opens the gates  at 7:30 am and deploys forces inside and at its […]

05 Jun
4:42

2,500 Settlement Units to be Approved

Israeli occupation authorities are expected to approve 2,500 new settlement units in the occupied West Bank next week, a local NGO revealed on Friday. According to Peace Now, the High Planning Committee of the Israeli Civil Administration — the military authority governing the occupied territories – will be meeting to […]

05 Jun
4:25

BDS Calls for Intensified Action

The head of the national committee for the boycott, divestment and sanctioning of Israel, Mahmoud Nawaja, on Sunday, through Voice of Palestine radio, called for intensifying the activity of the BDS movement in various fields, in order to pressure and isolate Israel. This came in response to a decision by Israeli Minister […]

05 Jun
2:01

Young Palestinian Man Hospitalized After Israeli Soldiers Assaulted Him Near Ramallah

The Palestinian Health Ministry has reported that a young man, who was assaulted by Israeli soldiers near Ramallah, in the occupied West Bank, on Sunday, was hospitalized at the Israeli Beilinson Hospital. The Ministry said the soldiers repeatedly stuck and beat the young man, 22 years of age, after stopping […]

04 Jun
10:54

Israeli Soldiers Destroy Five Coal Production Plants In Jenin

Israeli soldiers invaded, Sunday, Ya’bad town, in the northern West Bank governorate of Jenin, demolished five coal production plants, and illegally confiscated hundreds of tons of wood. Kayed Abu Bakr, the head of the coal-production workshop owners, said several Israeli military vehicles, including three bulldozers and five trucks, invaded the […]

04 Jun
9:56

Israeli Soldiers Abduct A Palestinian In Bethlehem

Several Israeli military jeeps invaded, on Sunday at dawn, the town of Husan, west of Bethlehem in the occupied West Bank, searched homes, before abducting a young Palestinian man, and summoned a teen for interrogation. The Bethlehem office of the Palestinian Prisoners’ Society (PPS) said the soldiers abducted Wa’ad Kamal […]

04 Jun
9:18

Soldiers Abduct Three Palestinians In Jenin And Bethlehem

Israeli soldiers abducted, on Saturday at night, three Palestinians from Jenin and Bethlehem, in the occupied West Bank. The soldiers installed a sudden military roadblock, near Tulkarem, in northern West Bank, and abducted a young man, identified as Mahmoud Hussein Awartani, from Jenin, also in the northern part of the […]

03 Jun
7:09

PCHR Weekly Report On Israeli Human Rights Violations in the Occupied Palestinian Territory (25 – 31 May 2017)

Israeli forces continued with systematic crimes in the occupied Palestinian territory (oPt) for the week of 25 – 31 May 2017. 7 Palestinian civilians in the Gaza Strip were wounded during activities supporting Palestinian detainees in Israeli jails, while Israeli forces continued to target the Gaza Strip border area. Shooting: […]

03 Jun
6:50

Israeli Navy Fires on Gaza Fishing Boats

Israeli navy Saturday opened fire at Palestinian fishing boats off the Gaza coast forcing the boats to return to shore, said local sources. There were no reports of casualties, however, according to WAFA correspondence. Despite the signed agreements between Palestinians and Israel, which allow fishermen to go 12 nautical miles […]

03 Jun
6:44

50% of Gaza Beaches Polluted

Palestinians in the Gaza Strip can no longer enjoy clean water and air on the territory’s beaches due to high rates of pollution, the local Environment Quality Authority (EQA) reported, this week. PNN reports that, according to the report, 50 per cent of Gaza’s beaches are unfit for recreational purposes […]

03 Jun
8:31

Trump Signs Waiver Delaying Embassy Move to Jerusalem

U.S. President Donald Trump has signed an order delaying the relocation of the U.S. Embassy in Israel from Tel Aviv to Jerusalem, breaking his election promise, several reports said, according White House  statement. In doing so, Trump continues the policy of the previous three presidents and breaks an election promise he […]

03 Jun
8:16

2 Gaza Gunmen Killed while Engaging with ISIS in Sinai Peninsula

Two Palestinians from the Gaza Strip were killed on Friday, in Egypt’s Sinai Peninsula, while fighting with the so-called Islamic State. Palestinian security forces confirmed that Ahmad Zaqout, 25, from al-Shati refugee camp, west of Gaza city, and Fadi al-Hajar, 26, from central Gaza City, were killed while fighting with […]

03 Jun
7:05

Yildirim Vows to Solve Gaza Electricity Crisis

Turkish Prime Minister Ali Yildirim vowed, Wednesday, in a telephone call to the Head of the Political Bureau of the Islamic Resistance Movement of Hamas, Ismail Haniyeh, that Turkey is working on finding a solution for the ongoing electricity crisis in the Gaza Strip. A statement issued by Hamas explained […]

03 Jun
6:39

2,100 West Bank Settlement Units to be Approved

Some 2,100 new housing units, all over the West Bank, will be on the agenda of the planning and building committee of the Israeli army’s civil administration, next week, Haaretz reported. The Israeli paper noted, according to the PNN:”Some 1,500 of the units are to be constructed inside the settlement blocs, […]

03 Jun
1:31

Weekly Nonviolent Protest Held In Bil’in

Approximately ten Palestinians, accompanied by 15 solidarity activities from Norway, held Friday the weekly nonviolent procession against the Israeli Annexation Wall and colonies, Bil’in village, near the central West Bank city of Ramallah. Nonviolent activist Ashraf Abu Rahma told the IMEMC that the protesters carried Palestinian flags, and marched from […]

02 Jun
11:28

Clashes Erupt After Israeli Soldiers Attack The Weekly Protest In Kufur Qaddoum

Israeli soldiers invaded, Friday, Kufur Qaddoum town, east of the northern West Bank city of Qalqilia, and attacked the weekly protest against the Annexation Wall and colonies, leading to clashes. Morad Eshteiwy, the media coordinator of the Popular Committee against the Wall and Colonies in Kufur Qaddoum, said dozens of […]

02 Jun
11:00

Child Dies From Serious Wounds She Suffered Thursday

Update: On Friday at night, Israel transferred the corpse of Nawf Enfei’at, 16, to the Salem Israeli military roadblock, before being delivered to a Palestinian Red Crescent Ambulance. The Red Crescent in said its medics have transferred her corpse to Khalil Suleiman governmental hospital, in Jenin city, in the northern […]

02 Jun
10:07

Including Seven Medics, Many Palestinians Injured By Israeli Army Fire In Gaza

Palestinian medical sources have reported, Friday, that three young men were shot with live Israeli army fire, and dozens suffered the effects of teargas inhalation, including seven medics, during clashes that erupted along the border fence, in the besieged Gaza Strip. In Khan Younis, in the southern part of the […]

02 Jun
11:57

Army Abducts Three Palestinians In Jenin

Israeli soldiers abducted, on Friday at dawn, three young Palestinian men in Deir Abu Da’if village east of the northern West Bank city of Jenin. Media sources said the soldiers invaded the village from several directions, searched and ransacked homes and abducted two Palestinians, identified as Mohannad Eqab Yassin, 22, […]

02 Jun
11:26

Israeli Soldiers Abduct A Young Man In Qalqilia

Israeli soldiers abducted, on Friday at dawn, a young Palestinian man from his home, in Kufur Qaddoum town, east of Qalqilia, in the northern part of the occupied West Bank. Morad Eshteiwy, the media coordinator of the Popular Committee against the Annexation Wall and Colonies in the town, said the […]

02 Jun
6:16

Wave of Boycotts Hits Israeli LGBT Film Festival as International Artists Heed Palestinian Call to Respect Picket Line

At least five of the twelve international speakers scheduled to participate in the Tel Aviv International LGBT Film Festival this June 1-10 have reportedly pulled out after queer Palestinian activists and their allies in the BDS movement called for boycotting the “pinkwashing” propaganda event that gives progressive cover for Israel’s […]

02 Jun
5:58

Trump Delays Controversial US Embassy Move

United States President Donald Trump signed a presidential waiver on Thursday, delaying the implementation of a congressional decision to move the US embassy from Tel Aviv to Jerusalem, according to several media outlets. The six-month, renewable waiver has been signed by every US President for the past two decades. Ma’an […]

02 Jun
5:52

Settler Hit and Run in Haifa, Outraged Palestinians Shut Down Street

Dozens of Palestinians protested last night, on Ibn Jibriol street in the Wadi Saleeb area of Haifa, Israel (pre-1948 territories), following the death of a young Palestinian girl identified as Nada Ibadh,  aged16, after an Israeli settler ran her over with his car. The protesters shut down the street, which is called […]

02 Jun
5:40

Israel: Palestinian Power in Area C to be Expanded

Israel has agreed to expand the powers of the Palestinian Authority in Area C of the West Bank, which is under full Israeli military and civil control, government spokesman Yousef al-Mahmoud said on Thursday. (Image: United Nations oPt official map, Wikipedia) He said, according to WAFA, that Prime Minister Rami […]

02 Jun
1:07

Israeli Soldiers Abduct A Palestinian Near Ramallah

Israeli soldiers invaded, on Thursday evening, the village of Khirbit Abu Falah, northeast of the central West Bank governorate of Ramallah and Al-Biereh, and abducted a young Palestinian man. Media sources said the soldiers invaded and searched homes, and abducted Mohammad Mizher al-Adasi, 21. The sources added that the young […]

01 Jun
11:50

Israeli Police Demolishes A Palestinian Home In The Negev

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Dozens of Israeli police officers, accompanied by bulldozers, invaded at dawn, Thursday, the village of al-Liqya, in the Negev, and demolished a Palestinian home, reportedly for being built without a permit. The soldiers surrounded the entire village, and declared it a closed military zone, before invading it and demolishing the […]

01 Jun
11:14

Army Shoots A Child After She Reportedly Stabbed A Soldier

Israeli soldiers shot and seriously injured, Thursday, a Palestinian teenage girl, near Mavo Dotan illegal Israeli colony, built on Palestinian lands, southwest of the northern West Bank city of Jenin, reportedly after she stabbed a soldier. Israeli sources said the girl suffered a severe injury, after the soldiers shot her […]

Marwan Barghouthi (image from Samidoun)
31 May
10:42

Leader of Palestinian Prisoners Hunger Strike Releases Statement of Victory

In the first statement of the ‘Freedom and Dignity’ hunger strike leader Marwan Barghouthi after the victory of the strike, the strike leader praised the 1500 participants in the hunger strike for their steadfastness and sacrifice, and the many supporters around the world. He also criticized the Israeli government for […]

31 May
9:32

Israeli Soldiers Abduct A Palestinian Teenage Girl In Hebron

Israeli soldiers abducted, on Tuesday evening, a Palestinian teenage girl, near the Ibrahimi Mosque, in Hebron city, in the southern part of the occupied West Bank. Media sources in Hebron said the soldiers, continuously extensively deployed around the mosque, and have various roadblocks and metal detecting machines, abducted Nour Erzeiqat, […]

31 May
8:34

Silwan; Israeli Soldiers Abduct Three Palestinians, Colonist Settlers Attack Homes And Cars

Dozens of fanatic Israeli colonists marched, on Wednesday at dawn, in Wadi Hilweh neighborhood in Silwan town, near the Al-Aqsa Mosque, in occupied East Jerusalem, and caused damage to Palestinian homes and cars, while Israeli soldiers abducted three Palestinians. Majd Gheith, of the Wadi Hilweh Information Center in Silwan (Silwanic), […]

31 May
7:21

Struggle for Jerusalem Taking a ‘Serious Turn’, says Analyst

The battle for control over East Jerusalem is taking a serious turn, as Israeli plans aim to completely change its demographic character and culture, director of the Arab Studies Society’s Mapping Department Khalil Tafakji said on Tuesday. Speaking to Voice of Palestine radio, Tafakji said that Israel is forcing Palestinian schools […]

31 May
7:07

Adalah: Israel Cannot Legally Offer Land Tenders in West Bank

Adalah, the Legal Center for Arab Minority Rights in Israel, sent a letter to senior Israeli officials on 23rd of May, urging them to cancel open tenders offering Palestinian lands declared as state property in the West Bank, as Israel has no legal authority over the 1967 occupied territories. Lawyer […]

30 May
11:24

Israeli Navy Shoots And Injures A Palestinian Fisherman In Gaza

Israeli navy ships opened fire, on Tuesday at dawn, on several fishing boats in Palestinian territorial waters, close to the shore in the Sudaniyya area, northwest of Gaza city, and injured a fisherman. Medical sources said the wounded fisherman, 24 years of age, was shot in the leg, and suffered […]

30 May
11:03

Israeli Soldiers Abduct A Palestinian Teen In Jenin

Israeli soldiers invaded, on Tuesday at dawn, the town of Barta’a, isolated behind the Annexation Wall, southwest of the northern West Bank city of Jenin, and abducted a teenage boy. Local sources said the soldiers invaded and searched homes, especially in Khirbit Abdullah Al-Younis area, and abducted the teen. The […]

29 May
9:39

New Settlement Planned for Amona Evacuees — 140,000 to be Forced Out of Jerusalem

The Israeli Civil Administration’s High Planning Committee approved, on Sunday, the building of a new colonial settlement in the occupied West Bank for the evacuees from the Amona settlement. Amona was an unauthorized Jewish-only settlement near the West Bank city of Ramallah. Owners of the land on which the settlement […]

29 May
9:22

Israeli Curriculum to be Taught in Palestinian Schools

The Israeli cabinet approved, on Sunday, a plan to expand the teaching of Israeli curriculum in East Jerusalem Palestinian schools for the next five years. According to Al Ray, the plan proposed an increase within the first grade, along with an increase in the number of those eligible for the Israeli “Bagrut” […]

29 May
9:06

PA: No Agreement on Gaza Electricity Crisis

Responding to reports by the Hamas-run energy authority in Gaza regarding an agreement reached between Gaza and Ramallah to solve Gaza’s worsening electricity crisis, the Ramallah-based Energy and Natural Resources Authority denied Monday reaching any such agreement. It said, in a statement that “after reviewing the proposal submitted by the […]

29 May
8:49

Hunger Strike: New Agreement Details Released

New details have been released regarding the agreement under which Palestinian detainees suspended the 40-day hunger strike on Saturday morning, 27th of May, providing elaboration on the specific issues addressed in the detainees’ negotiations with the Israeli occupation prison administration. Issa Qaraqe, director of the Palestinian Prisoners Affairs Commission spoke in […]

29 May
10:37

Israeli Soldiers Abduct Two Palestinians In Hebron

Media sources in Hebron, in the southern part of the occupied West Bank, has reported that Israeli soldiers abducted, Monday, two young Palestinian men in the city. The sources said that the soldiers abducted Fahd Majed Abu Sbeih, after invading his home and violently searching it, causing excessive damage. The […]

29 May
10:18

Army Abducts Two Children In Bethlehem, Man In Jenin

The Palestinian Prisoners’ Society (PPS) has reported that Israeli soldiers have kidnapped, Monday, two children in Bethlehem governorate, and one man from the northern West Bank governorate of Jenin. Media sources in Bethlehem said the soldiers invaded and searched homes in Teqoua’ town, east of Bethlehem, and abducted Mo’men Ibrahim […]

29 May
10:00

Updated: Army Abducts Thirteen Palestinians In Jerusalem

Israeli soldiers invaded, on Monday at dawn, the town of al-‘Eesawiyya, in the center of occupied East Jerusalem, searched many homes, and abducted thirteen Palestinians, before moving them to detention and interrogation centers in the city. The soldiers interrogated many Palestinians, while searching and ransacking their homes, and abducted thirteen […]

29 May
9:00

Israeli Soldiers Abduct Two Palestinians In Azzoun, East Of Qalqilia

Israeli soldiers abducted, on Monday at dawn, two young Palestinian men in Azzoun town, east of Qalqilia, in the northern part of the occupied West Bank. Eyewitnesses said the soldiers invaded and ransacked many homes in the town, especially in the Northern Neighborhood, interrogated many Palestinians while inspecting their ID […]

29 May
7:46

Army Abducts Five Palestinians In Hebron, One in Jenin

Israeli soldiers abducted, Sunday, five Palestinians, including a wounded teenage boy and two former political prisoners, from Beit Ummar town, and one in Hebron city, in the southern part of the occupied West Bank, in addition to one Palestinian near Jenin, in northern West Bank. Many army vehicles invaded several […]

28 May
9:13

PCHR Weekly Report On Israeli Human Rights Violations in the Occupied Palestinian Territory (18 – 24 May 2017)

Israeli forces continued with systematic crimes in the occupied Palestinian territory (oPt) for the week of 18-24 May, 2017. Soldiers killed a Palestinian child while a girl succumbed to her wounds in Bethlehem. A Palestinian civilian was killed and a photojournalist was wounded by a settler in Howarah village, south […]

28 May
9:01

Gaza Power Authority: No Reply from PA on Electricity Crisis

The Gaza Strip’s power authority said, on Sunday, that it had met all of the Palestinian Authority’s (PA) stipulations to end the electricity crisis in the besieged coastal enclave, but that the governing body in the occupied West Bank had yet to respond. The Coordinator of Government Activities in the […]

28 May
8:44

80% of Detainee Demands Reportedly Met

Chairman of the Detainees Affairs Commission, Issa Qaraqe, stated today that 80% of the demands of Palestinian detainees in Israeli jails, who ended their 41-day hunger strike on Saturday, have been met by the Israeli authorities. He said, according to WAFA, that these achievements came thanks to the agreement concluded between […]

28 May
7:10

Israeli Military Court Reviews Appeal Case for Elor Azaria

The Israeli military court in Jaffa, today, is looking into the appeal of the soldier Elor Azaria, who killed a wounded Palestinian youth in Hebron, on 24 March, 2016. Azaria, in February, was sentenced to 18 months in prison in a manslaughter conviction, a move which caused wide criticism against Israeli […]

28 May
6:56

Over 100 Extremist Settlers Storm Al-Aqsa Mosque

Dozens of Israeli settlers stormed, on Sunday morning, Al-Aqsa Mosque compound from Mughrabi Gate, under heavy guard from Israeli special police, in a clear deliberate violation of its sanctity on the second day of the holy month of Ramadan. According to Al Ray Palestinian Media Agency, Israeli occupation police opened […]

28 May
2:24

One Palestinian Wounded After Israeli Soldiers, Colonists, Invaded Nablus Village

A group of Israeli colonists and soldiers invaded, on Saturday evening, the village of Madama, south of the northern West Bank city of Nablus, and injured one Palestinian in the head. Media sources in Nablus said the soldiers, and a group of colonist settlers, invaded the al-Be’er area, in Madama, […]

27 May
5:14

Award-Winning South African Filmmaker Cancels Participation in Israeli LGBT Film Festival

South African filmmaker John Trengove on withdrawing from the Tel Aviv International LGBT Film Festival Award-winning South African filmmaker John Trengove canceled his participation in the upcoming Tel Aviv International LGBT Film Festival (TL​V​Fest). His film, The Wound, is scheduled to be the festival’s opening night film on June 1. In his […]

27 May
5:08

British Labour to ‘Immediately’ Recognize Palestine if Elected

Britain’s Labour party announced, in its 2017 elections manifesto, that, if elected in June, the party would immediately recognize the state of Palestine. The manifesto stated,according to Ma’an, that the party was committed to a two-state solution to solve the decades-long Israeli-Palestinian conflict, adding that “there can be no military […]

27 May
4:48

Human Rights Watch: Executions in Gaza not Rule of Law

In response to the execution, today, of three men convicted of charges related to the killing of Hamas leader Mazen Fuqaha, Sarah Leah Whitson, executive director of the Middle East division of Human Rights Watch, said, according to the PNN: “Rushing to put men to death based on an unreviewable […]

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27 May
9:10

Hunger Strike Officially Suspended After Reaching An Agreement

The hunger striking Palestinian detainees in various Israeli prisons have suspended their hunger strike, on Saturday at dawn, after a 20-hour session of talks, led by imprisoned legislator Marwan Barghouthi, and other senior political prisoners, with the Israeli Prison Authority. The head of the Palestinian Detainees’ Committee Issa Qaraqe, and […]

27 May
6:18

Army Injures A Young Palestinian Man Near Nablus

Israeli soldiers invaded, Friday, the town of Beita, south of the northern West Bank city of Nablus, assaulted nonviolent protesters, marching in solidarity with the hunger striking detainees, and shot one Palestinian with live fire. The Emergency Department of the Palestinian Red Crescent in Nablus, said the soldiers shot a […]

27 May
6:04

Many Suffer Effects Of Teargas Inhalation In Nabi Saleh

Several Israeli military jeeps invaded, Friday, the village of Nabi Saleh, northwest of Ramallah in central West Bank, and attacked nonviolent protesters, marching in solidarity with the hunger-striking Palestinian detainees, causing many to suffer the effects of teargas inhalation. The procession was held by many Palestinians, accompanied by Israeli and […]

27 May
5:49

Several Palestinians Injured By Israeli Fire In Hebron

Medical sources have reported that many Palestinians suffered, Friday, the severe effects of teargas inhalation in Hebron city, and Beit Ummar town, in the southern part of the occupied West Bank, after Israeli soldiers invaded them. The soldiers invaded neighborhoods in the center of Hebron city, and ‘Aseeda area, in […]

27 May
5:32

One Injured, Dozens Suffer Effects Of Teargas Inhalation In Kufur Qaddoum

Israeli soldiers invaded, Friday, Kufur Qaddoum town, east of the northern West Bank city of Qalqilia, and used excessive force against the weekly nonviolent protest against the Annexation Wall and colonies, wounding one Palestinian in the arm, and causing dozens to suffer the effects of teargas inhalation. Morad Eshteiwy, the […]

27 May
5:07

At Least Forty Detainees Moved To Makeshift Clinics

The Media Committee of the “Freedom and Dignity” hunger strike, has reported that the Israeli Prison Authority has transferred at least forty detainees from Ohali Kidar prison to several make-shift clinics. A lawyer working for the Palestinian Prisoners Society managed to visit detainee Mohammad al-Ghoul, ongoing with the hunger strike […]

27 May
12:20

Clashes in Rommana After Israeli Soldiers Invaded It

Dozens of Israeli soldiers invaded, on Friday evening, Rommana Palestinian village, west of the northern West Bank city of Jenin, and fired many concussion grenades near homes, and into olive orchards and caves, causing many olive trees to burn. Media sources in Jenin said the soldiers broke into and searched […]

27 May
12:05

Israeli Soldiers Conduct Training In Village Near Tubas

Israeli soldiers conducted, Friday, military training in ‘Atouf village, south of Tubas governorate in the northeastern part of the occupied West Bank. The Local Council in ‘Atouf said the soldiers installed a roadblock in front of the Council’s building, and occupied the rooftop of one home, after invading it. It […]

26 May
11:40

Israeli Soldiers Attack The Weekly Procession In Nil’in

Israeli soldiers attacked, Friday, the weekly nonviolent protest against the Annexation Wall and Colonies, in Ni’lin village, west of the central West Bank city of Ramallah, causing many protesters to suffer the effects of teargas inhalation. The soldiers started firing gas bombs at the Israeli, Palestinian and international peace activists […]

26 May
10:40

Several Palestinians Suffer Effects Of Teargas Inhalation Near Hebron

Israeli soldiers invaded, on Friday at dawn, Beit Ummar town, north of the southern West Bank city of Hebron, and fired many gas bombs during ensuing clashes, causing many Palestinians to suffer the effects of teargas inhalation. The soldiers also broke into many homes and searched them. Mohammad Awad, a […]

26 May
9:15

Soldiers Abduct Two Palestinians In Ramallah And Jenin

Israeli soldiers invaded, on Friday at dawn, Silwad town, northeast of Ramallah in central West Bank, and Ya’bad town, southwest of the northern West Bank city of Jenin, and abducted a man and a teenage boy. The Palestinian Prisoners Society (PPS) in Ramallah said the soldiers searched homes in Silwad, […]

26 May
8:22

Israeli Army Injures One Palestinian, Cause 3 Medics To Suffer Effects Of Teargas Inhalation, In Qalqilia

Israeli soldiers invaded, on Friday at dawn, Qalqilia city, in the northern part of the occupied West Bank, shot one Palestinian with a rubber-coated steel bullet, and fired gas bombs at an Emergency Response Center, causing three medics to suffer the severe effects of teargas inhalation. Media sources in Qalqilia […]

26 May
7:07

Suffering in Gaza Increases as Health Crisis Escalates

Gaza’s Ministry of Health has confirmed that the situation in the Gaza Strip is getting worse with the daily depletion of available medicines, medical consumables and limited quantities of fuel. Health Ministry representative Ashraf Al-Qedra said, in a brief statement on his Facebook page: “There is no solution on the […]

26 May
12:49

Israeli Soldiers Abduct Five Palestinians Near Jerusalem

Israeli soldiers abducted, on Thursday evening, five Palestinians from a local mosque in Hizma town, east of occupied West Bank, after surrounding the mosque and invading it. Local sources said the soldiers surrounded the mosque, after the Palestinians held evening prayers, and stormed into it before abducting Amjad Omar Kanaan, […]

25 May
5:12

MADA: 33 Israeli Violations against Media Freedoms in April

A report released by The Palestinian Center for Development and Media Freedoms (MADA) concludes that Israel has violated press and media freedom 33 times during the month of April. According to a PNN report, April of 2017 witnessed a slight decrease in the total number of violations against media freedoms […]

25 May
10:21

Hunger Strike Enters 39th Day, Many Detainees Face Life-Threatening Complications

The head of the Palestinian Detainees Committee, Issa Qaraqe, has reported that as the Palestinian detainees in Israeli prisons enter their 39th consecutive day of the hunger strike, many of them have reached life-threatening health conditions and complications. Qaraqe’ stated that Israel is still rejecting the legitimate basic demands of […]

25 May
9:40

Army Abducts Six Palestinians In Tulkarem

Several Israeli army vehicles invaded, on Thursday at dawn, Thannaba and Ezbet al-Jarad areas, east of the northern West Bank city of Tulkarem, searched homes and abducted six Palestinians. The Tulkarem office of the Palestinian Prisoners Society (PPS) said the soldiers searched many homes and interrogated several Palestinians before abducting […]

25 May
8:53

Israeli Soldiers Abduct Seven Palestinians In Qalqilia, Jenin, and Bethlehem

Israeli soldiers invaded, on Thursday at dawn, many Palestinian communities in the West Bank governorates of Qalqilia, Jenin, and Bethlehem, searched many homes and abducted seven Palestinians, including two siblings. Many army vehicles invaded Azzoun town, east of Qalqilia in the northern part of the West Bank, before the soldiers […]

24 May
11:32

Four Palestinian Youth Assaulted and Detained by Israeli Army

Israeli forces, on Wednesday, detained two Palestinian minors near the Israeli Salem military camp to the west of Jenin, said local sources. Sources told WAFA that Israeli army detained two minors aged 16 and 17, from Jenin refugee camp, while they near the Israeli Salem military camp. Earlier on Wednesday, […]

24 May
11:18

Update: Israeli Forces Assault and Detain Al-Aqsa Mosque Guards as Israeli Settlers Overtake Holy Site (VIDEO)

(Photo: PNN archive image.) Three Palestinian security guards of Al-Aqsa Mosque compound, in the Old City of occupied East Jerusalem, were assaulted and detained by Israeli police on Wednesday, as hundreds of right-wing Israelis and settlers took to the holy site in celebration of “Jerusalem Day.” Jerusalem Day is celebrated […]

24 May
3:08

Israeli Soldiers Invade Bilin, Ransack Homes And Confiscate Laptop

In one of the numerous nightly incursions, Israeli troops invaded the village of Bil’in, west of Ramallah in central West Bank, at 3 am Wednesday, terrify sleeping residents while violently searching their homes and illegally confiscated a laptop. The army invaded with several jeeps and armored vehicles, and stationed themselves […]

24 May
2:46

Israeli Soldiers Abduct 15 Palestinians In The West Bank

Israeli soldiers abducted, overnight and until morning hours Wednesday, at least fifteen Palestinians in various parts of the occupied West bank, and confiscated large sums of cash from several homes in Hebron city, in the southern part of the West Bank. The soldiers attacked and injured civil guards of Al-Aqsa […]

24 May
10:43

Israel Transfers 20 Hunger-Striking Detainees To Hospital

A report by the media committee of the “Freedom and Dignity” hunger strike, has revealed that the Israeli prison administration in Hadarim detention center has transferred at least twenty striking detainees to a hospital. The committee stated that the detainees were transferred to Meir Medical Center, after suffering serious health […]

24 May
10:02

Israeli Soldiers Abduct Five Palestinians In Hebron

Israeli soldiers abducted, on Wednesday at dawn, five Palestinian men in the southern West Bank governorate of Hebron, and illegally confiscated cash from two invaded homes, during violent searches. In Hebron city, the soldiers invaded many neighborhoods before breaking into homes, and abducted Dr. Mustafa Kamel Shawar, 59, before confiscating […]

24 May
9:50

Israeli Soldiers Abduct Three Palestinians In Bethlehem, Nablus And Jerusalem

Updated: Israeli soldiers abducted, on Wednesday at dawn, two Palestinian men in the West Bank governorates of Bethlehem, Nablus, and Jerusalem. The soldiers abducted Tareq Mousa Obeyyat, 33, after invading his home and searching it in Wad Abu Freiha area, in Beit Sahour city, east of Bethlehem. In addition, several […]

24 May
5:46

Donald Trump Forced to Change Travel Plans after Palestinians Protest in Bethlehem

Donald Trump abandoned plans to visit Bethlehem’s Church of Nativity, today, due to the presence of a Palestinian protest outside the building. The US President changed plans at the last minute, reportedly infuriating the Palestinian Authority by breaking with official protocol. Instead, Trump conducted a short meeting with Mahmoud Abbas […]

23 May
10:25

Israeli Soldiers Moderately Injure A Palestinian In Central Gaza

Israeli soldiers shot, and moderately wounded, on Tuesday evening, a Palestinian teen with live fire, east of the al-Boreij refugee camp, in central Gaza. The Palestinian Health Ministry said the teen, seventeen years of age, was shot with a live round in the abdomen, and is currently in a moderate […]

23 May
9:26

Several Palestinians Suffer Effects Of Teargas Inhalation Near Jenin

Israeli soldiers invaded, late on Monday at night, the town of Ya’bad, south of the northern West Bank city of Jenin, after installing a roadblock at the main entrance of the town, and clashed with local youths, causing many to suffer the effects of teargas inhalation. Media sources in Jenin […]

23 May
12:54

Israeli Soldiers Kill A Child Near Bethlehem

Israeli soldiers shot and killed, on Monday evening, a Palestinian child at the Container military roadblock, near Bethlehem, reportedly after he attempted to stab them. Palestinian medical sources have confirmed that the slain child has been identified as Raed Ahmad Radayda, 15, from the al-‘Obeydiyya town,  east of Bethlehem. The […]

23 May
12:29

Army Injures A Palestinian In Central Gaza

Israeli Soldiers shot and injured, on Monday evening, a young Palestinian man, east of the al-Boreij refugee camp, in central Gaza. Medical sources said the young man, in his twenties, suffered a moderate injury after the soldiers shot him with a live round in his right leg. The wounded young […]

23 May
12:10

Israeli Soldiers Abduct Six Palestinians Near Hebron

Israeli soldiers invaded, on Monday evening, Safa area in Beit Ummar town, north of the southern West Bank city of Hebron, and abducted five young Palestinian men. One Palestinian was abducted in Hebron city. Mohammad Ayyad Awad, a media activist with the Popular Committee in Beit Ummar, said the soldiers […]

22 May
11:40

Army Injures Eighteen Palestinians Near Jerusalem

Israeli soldiers shot and injured, Monday, eighteen Palestinians, including eight with live rounds, including one who suffered a severe injury, and caused dozens of residents to suffer the effects of teargas inhalation, near Qalandia terminal, north of occupied East Jerusalem. Medical sources said eight Palestinians were shot with live fire, […]

22 May
6:52

VIDEO: Israel Siphoning Natural Gas from Gaza Says Dutch Report (pt 2)

US and Israeli companies are working with Israeli approval to siphon natural gas from Gaza’s territorial waters, even though this is illegal according to international law, says TRNN’s Shir Hever. Shir Hever is an Economist working at The Real News Network. His economic research focuses on Israeli occupation of the […]

22 May
6:47

General Strike in Palestine in Solidarity with Hunger Strike

A general strike will take place on Monday, in all areas of the occupied Palestinian territories, including the Gaza Strip and the diaspora, in solidarity with the hunger-striking prisoners, who have now entered the 36th day of their hunger strike. According to the PNN, Palestinian citizens will stop going to […]

22 May
6:39

Several Injured during Clashes as Colonial Settlers visit Joseph’s Tomb

At least two Palestinians were injured by rubber-coated steel bullets and three others suffocated from teargas inhalation during clashes that erupted in Nablus, early Monday, after hundreds of Israeli settlers came to perform rituals at Joseph’s Tomb. Palestinian security sources told WAFA that hundreds of Israeli settlers, escorted by Israeli […]

22 May
6:28

Bethlehem: Palestinian Youth Slain after Alleged Stabbing Attempt

A 16-year-old Palestinian was shot and killed by Israeli border police at Israel’s “Container” checkpoint, in the northeast of the Bethlehem area on Monday, after the teen allegedly attempted to stab Israeli forces stationed at the checkpoint. An Israeli police spokesperson said that a Palestinian attempted to stab Israeli border […]

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22 May
11:32

On 36th Day of Hunger Strike, Large Number of Striking Prisoners Brought to Hospital

May 22, 2017 11:32 AM Celine Hagbard Israel, News Report, Prisoners 0

The Media Committee of the Freedom and Dignity Hunger Strike said Monday that the health conditions of the detainees that have been on hunger strike for 36 consecutive days has become quite serious, with a large number of the detainees reportedly being moved to civilian hospitals. The committee said in […]

22 May
9:52

Israeli Army And Navy Attack Farmers And Fishermen in Gaza

Israeli soldiers opened fire, earlier Monday, at Palestinian farmers, working on their lands, and several fishing boats, in different part of the besieged Gaza Strip, Media sources in Gaza said the soldiers, stationed on military towers in Kissufim military base, across the border fence, northeast of Khan Younis, in the […]

22 May
9:35

Israeli Soldiers Abduct Five Palestinians In Nablus, Bethlehem And Hebron

Israeli soldiers abducted, on Monday at dawn, three Palestinians in the northern west Bank governorate of Nablus, one in Bethlehem, and one in Hebron, in the southern part of the West Bank, during extensive military invasions and searches of homes. Media sources in Nablus said the soldiers invaded the Askar […]

22 May
3:06

Undercover Israeli Soldiers Abduct A Palestinian Near Ramallah

Undercover Israeli soldiers kidnapped, on Sunday evening, a young Palestinian man near Ramallah, in the central part of the occupied West Bank. Media sources said the undercover soldiers infiltrated into Deir Abu Mashal village, northwest of Ramallah and abducted a young man, identified as Omar Sobhi al-Far, 23. The undercover […]

21 May
11:22

Israeli Army Injures Eight Palestinians, Abducts Two, In Jericho

Eight Palestinians were injured, and fourteen others suffered the effects of teargas inhalation, Sunday, after Israeli soldiers invaded the northern area of Jericho city, in the occupied West Bank, clashed with local youths, abducted two residents, and damaged the windshield of an ambulance. The Palestinian Red Crescent Society (PRCS) in […]

21 May
10:58

Israeli Colonists Uproot Grapevines, Spray Toxins

Illegal Israeli colonists invaded, Sunday, Palestinian lands in the al-Khader town, south of Bethlehem in the occupied West Bank, uprooted dozens of recently planted grapevines and sprayed at least 300 vines with toxins. Ahmad Salah, the coordinator of the Popular Committee against the Annexation Wall and Colonies in al-Khader, said […]

21 May
10:34

Israeli Colonists Injure A Palestinian, Smash Windows Of Car, Near Nablus

A number of extremist Israeli colonists attacked, on Sunday evening, many Palestinian homes in Burin village, south of the northern West Bank city of Nablus, wounding one Palestinians, and smashed the side windows of a car belonging to a local human rights defender. Ghassan Daghlas, a Palestinian official who monitors […]

21 May
10:13

Child Shot In The Head With Israeli Gas Bomb In Bethlehem

Palestinian medical sources have reported, Sunday, that a child, only seven years of age, was shot with an Israeli gas bomb in the head, after the army invaded the al-Khader town, south of Bethlehem in the occupied West Bank. The sources said that the child, identified as Hasan Issa, 7, […]

21 May
8:29

Israel Siphoning Natural Gas from Gaza Says Dutch Report (VIDEO)

US and Israeli companies are working with Israeli approval to siphon natural gas from Gaza’s territorial waters, even though this is illegal according to international law, says TRNN’s Shir Hever. Shir Hever is an Economist working at The Real News Network. His economic research focuses on Israeli occupation of the […]

21 May
8:17

Palestine Unrecognized by New French President Macron

Newly elected French President Emmanuel Macron has reiterated his stance that he will not recognize Palestine as a state because he would rather not spoil French relations with Israel. Prior to the win, Macron said that he backed a two-state solution to the Israeli-Palestinian conflict, but that recognizing Palestine would cause […]

21 May
8:10

Samer Al-Issaawi Transferred to Ramla Prison Clinic

The media committee of the prisoners’ strike said, on Saturday evening, that detainee Samer Al-Issawi was taken from Ayalon to the Ramla prison clinic after a deterioration  his health. Samer served 10 years in the Israeli prison system and became an internationally recognized icon for the prioners’ movement, after spending 9 […]