Category Archives: News Report

05 Nov
2:46

Army Shoots A Palestinian Near Hebron

Israeli soldiers shot, Monday, a young Palestinian man near Hebron, in the southern part of the occupied West Bank, after he reportedly attempted to stab them. The incident took place at Elias Junction, near Keryat Arba’ illegal Israeli colony, east of Hebron city; the soldiers shot the young man, identified […]

05 Nov
1:38

Palestinian Man Dies From Serious Wounds Suffered In Khan Younis

Palestinian medical sources have reported that a man died, on Monday morning, from complications resulting from wounds he suffered three weeks earlier, after Israeli soldiers shot him in southern Gaza. The sources said the man, Ghanem Ibrahim Sharab, 44, from Khan Younis, in the southern part of the Gaza Strip, […]

05 Nov
1:09

Palestinian Teen Dies From Serious Wounds Suffered In Gaza

A Palestinian teenage boy died from, on Sunday evening, from serious wounds he suffered a day earlier, after Israeli soldiers shot and seriously injured him, in Central Gaza. The slain Palestinian has been identified as Emad Khalil Shahin, 17, from the Nusseirat refugee camp in Central Gaza. He was shot […]

05 Nov
12:26

Israeli Soldiers Abduct Four Children In Jerusalem

November 5, 2018 12:26 PM IMEMC News Israeli attacks, Jerusalem, News Report, West Bank 0

Israeli soldiers abducted, Monday, four Palestinian children after storming and searching their homes, in occupied East Jerusalem, the Wadi Hilweh Information Center in Silwan (Silwanic) has reported, Silwanic said the soldiers abducted Adam Mansour Resheq, 15, Yousef Mohammad Hijazi, 14, Yazan Mohammad Froukh, 16, and Ali Ahmad Abu al-Hawa, 17, […]

05 Nov
10:53

Israeli Soldiers Abduct Six Palestinians, Including Five Former Political Prisoners In Jenin

November 5, 2018 10:53 AM IMEMC News Israeli attacks, Jenin, News Report, West Bank 0

The Palestinian Prisoners’ Society (PPS) has reported that Israeli soldiers abducted, on Monday at dawn, six Palestinians, including five former political prisoners from their homes in Jenin governorate, in the northern part of the occupied West Bank. The PPS said the soldiers searched many homes and abducted Faraj Omar Sanouri […]

05 Nov
9:42

Soldiers Abduct A Young Man in Jerusalem, Two In Ramallah

Israeli soldiers invaded, on Monday at dawn, the al-Matar neighborhood, north of occupied East Jerusalem, and abducted a young man from his home. The soldiers also detained two young men at the Qalandia terminal, north of Jerusalem, and released them a few hours later, in addition to abducting two young […]

05 Nov
9:13

Israeli Soldiers Shoot A Man And Abduct His Son, In Hebron

November 5, 2018 9:13 AM IMEMC News Hebron, Israeli attacks, News Report, West Bank 0

Israeli soldiers shot, on Monday at dawn, a Palestinian man in his own home, and abducted his son, in Halhoul town, north of Hebron, in the southern part of the occupied West Bank. The army also abducted four other Palestinians in Hebron and Ramallah. Media sources in Hebron said the […]

05 Nov
8:16

Palestinian Infant Injured By Illegal Israeli Colonists Near Nablus

A group of fanatic Israeli colonists, illegally living on Palestinian lands, hurled stones at a Palestinian car west of the northern West Bank city of Nablus, wounding an infant, only four months of age. Medical sources said the paramilitary settlers came from Havat Gilad, which was built on stolen Palestinian […]

04 Nov
7:59

Shops & Streets Forced to Close in Hebron City

Israeli forces sealed off the Bab al-Zawiya area, Beersheba Street and al-Shuhada Street, in the southern occupied West Bank city of Hebron, on Sunday. According to local sources, large numbers of Israeli forces were deployed across Hebron City to seal off various streets, went up the rooftops of several buildings […]

04 Nov
7:51

Dozens of Israeli Settlers Protest Goods Entering Gaza

Local Hebrew sources reported, according to Al Ray, that dozens of Israeli settlers, on Sunday morning, crossed the road to Karem Abu Salem trade crossing, blocking Palestinian traffic. Channel 7 said that a terrible traffic jam developed, as a result of Israeli demonstrators gathering in protest of the deteriorating security […]

04 Nov
7:39

Palestinian Construction Halted in Bethlehem & Hebron

Israeli authorities served stop-work orders on four houses that were recently renovated in the Shushahla area, in the town of al-Khader, south of the southern West Bank district of Bethlehem, said a local activist. Ahmad Salah, coordinator of the Anti-Settlement Committee in the town, told WAFA a large military force […]

04 Nov
7:28

Over $16,000 in Fines Collected from Child Detainees in October

The Prisoners and Ex-prisoner Affairs Committee, Sunday, reported  that the total of fines imposed on the children held in the Ofer detention camp, during the month of October, reached approximately 62,000 shekels (over 16,000 USD). The number of children sentenced during October was 27, and prison terms ranged from 45 […]

04 Nov
1:44

Ailing Detainee In Solitary Confinement After Being Unable To Leave Room During Search

The Palestinians Detainees’ Committee has reported, Sunday, that an ailing Palestinian detainee has been in solitary confinement at the Nafha Israeli prison, for several months, because his health condition is preventing him from leaving his room during security inspections by the soldiers. The Committee stated that the detainee, Sidqi Hamed […]

04 Nov
1:19

Army Injures Five Palestinians In Jerusalem

Dozens of Israeli soldiers and police officers invaded, Sunday, the offices of the Palestinian Ministry of Jerusalem Affairs, in Jerusalem governorate, and assaulted Palestinians, including staff members. The Palestinian Red Crescent Society said the soldiers invaded the headquarters in Dahiat al-Barid area, north of Jerusalem, before attacking the Palestinians, causing […]

04 Nov
10:04

Israeli Soldiers Abduct Four Palestinians In Hebron, Qalqilia and Ramallah

Israeli soldiers abducted, on Saturday at night and on Sunday at dawn, four young Palestinian men in the West Bank governorates of Hebron, Qalqilia and Ramallah. Media sources in Hebron said the soldiers abducted Mohammad Ahmad al-Awawda, 21, from the al-Burj town, south of Hebron, in the southern part of […]

04 Nov
3:25

Israeli Soldiers Seriously Injure A Palestinian In Gaza

Israeli soldiers shot and seriously injured, on Saturday evening, one Palestinian near the perimeter fence, east of the al-Maghazi refugee camp in central Gaza, and moved him to an Israeli hospital. Israeli media sources said the wounded Palestinian is in a very serious condition, and that he was airlifted in […]

03 Nov
7:36

Israel & Gaza Close To Ceasefire says Israeli Source

Israel and Palestinian factions in Gaza are close to an Egyptian-brokered ceasefire, a report said Saturday, citing a high-level Israeli source. According to the Israeli Public Broadcasting Corporation, an unnamed senior political figure leaked that a deal was in the making between Israel and the Gazan administration to allow Qatar […]

03 Nov
7:30

Palestinian-American Writer Deported from Israel

Israeli authorities banned and deported, on Friday night, a Palestinian-American writer and activist from the Ben Gurion airport, in Tel Aviv, as she had planned to attend a literary festival in the occupied West Bank. Haaretz online newspaper reported that the Israeli Population, Immigration and Border Authority said it prevented […]

03 Nov
7:18

Military Intensifies Raids on Tulkarem

Israeli forces, on Saturday evening, raided a number of homes and terrorized residents in the city of Tulkarem, northern occupied West Bank, in a step seen as a collective punishment measure against the city’s population, according to witnesses. Soldiers raided homes and buildings under construction and conducted wide-scale searches, while […]

03 Nov
6:54

MADA: Israeli Attacks on Media Expands and Grows More Violent

In 2013 , the UN General Assembly proclaimed November 2nd to be an International Day to End Impunity for Crimes against Journalists, by virtue of Resolution 68/163. The aim of this resolution is to confront the culture of impunity for perpetrators of crimes and attacks against journalists, and to empower […]

03 Nov
1:46

Child Dies From Serious Wounds Suffered In 2014

Palestinian medical sources have reported, Saturday, that a child died from serious wounds he suffered after the army fired a missile at his home, during the Israeli war in the Gaza Strip, in the summer of 2014. The Al-Wafa’ Rehabilitation Hospital said the child, Mohammad Nasr al-Reefy, 14, was seriously […]

03 Nov
9:20

Army Abducts Two Palestinians In Nablus

November 3, 2018 9:20 AM IMEMC News Israeli attacks, Nablus, News Report, West Bank 0

Israeli soldiers abducted, on Saturday at dawn, two young Palestinian men from their homes in Nablus governorate, in the northern part of the occupied West Bank. Media sources in Nablus said several army jeeps invaded Tal Street, before the soldiers invaded and searched homes, and abducted Mohammad al-Qassas. They added […]

03 Nov
8:35

Israeli Colonists Attack Two Palestinians In Hebron

A number of extremist illegal Israeli colonialist settlers attacked, on Friday evening, two Palestinians in the Salaima neighborhood in Hebron city, in the southern part of the occupied West Bank. Eyewitnesses said the assailants attacked the two Palestinians in their neighborhood, near the Ibrahimi Mosque, causing various cuts and bruises. […]

03 Nov
2:19

Israeli Soldiers Injure Many Palestinians In Ni’lin

Israeli soldiers attacked, Friday, the weekly nonviolent procession against the Annexation Wall and colonies, in Ni’lin village, west of the central West Bank city of Ramallah, causing many Palestinians to suffer the effects of teargas inhalation. The soldiers attacked many locals, and international peace activists, marching against the illegal Annexation […]

03 Nov
1:45

Updated: Israeli Army Injures Many Palestinians In Gaza

Several Palestinians were injured by live bullets or sustained suffocation from teargas inhalation on Friday, as Israeli forces attacked the Great March of Return protests at Gaza-Israel border, the Health Ministry in Gaza has reported.. The forces fired live bullets and rubber-coated steel rounds at the protesters who gathered at […]

02 Nov
5:55

Four Palestinian Detainees on Hunger Strike against Injustice

November 2, 2018 5:55 PM IMEMC News & Agencies Israel, News Report, Prisoners 0

Four Palestinian prisoners in Israeli jails are currently engaged in hunger strikes to protect prisoners’ rights and demand their freedom. Saddam Ali Ayad Awad, 28, from Beit Ummar near al-Khalil, has been on strike since 13 October, after occupation authorities renewed his administrative detention – imprisonment without charge or trial. Image: Saddam Awad, […]

02 Nov
5:45

Palestinians Suffer Tear-gas Inhalation during March at Kafr Qaddoum

A number of Palestinians and international peace activists were injured by Israeli forces during the weekly anti-settlement march, on Friday afternoon, in the village of Kafr Qaddoum, in the northern occupied West Bank district of Qalqilia. Coordinator of a local popular committee of Kafr Qaddoum, Murad Ishteiwi, said that dozens […]

02 Nov
5:23

Irish Lawmakers Call for Arms Embargo on Israel

In a letter published in the Irish Times newspaper, Minister of State Finian McGrath and fifty other Irish TDs and Senators have called for an arms embargo to be placed on Israel, and for “an end to the bi-lateral arms trade between Ireland and the apartheid state”. In addition to independent Minister McGrath, the signatories […]

02 Nov
12:34

Israeli Soldiers Abduct A Palestinian From His Land In Bethlehem

Israeli soldiers abducted, Friday, a Palestinian man while working on his farmland in the al-Khader town, south of Bethlehem in the occupied West Bank. Media sources said the soldiers abducted Ramzi Rezeq Salah, who is also a former political prisoner, and took him to Etzion military base. They added that […]

02 Nov
12:25

Israeli Colonists Hurled Molotov Cocktails At Palestinian Cars Near Nablus

A group of illegal Israeli colonialist settlers hurled, Friday, Molotov cocktails at Palestinian, near the northern West Bank city of Nablus, on the Jenin-Nablus road. Ghassan Daghlas, a Palestinian official who monitors Israel’s illegal colonialist activities in northern West Bank, said the colonists targeted many cars, but the Molotov cocktails […]

02 Nov
12:00

Netanyahu Welcomes Brazilian President-Elect’s Decision To Move Embassy To Jerusalem

Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu welcomed statements by the right-wing Brazilian President-elect Jair Bolsonaro, regarding his decision to move the Brazilian embassy from Tel Aviv to occupied Jerusalem. Netanyahu’s statements came after Bolsonaro stated, shortly after his election, that he is fulfilling his campaign promises to move the embassy to […]

02 Nov
9:08

Israel Releases A Disabled Detainee After Six Months In Administrative Detention

November 2, 2018 9:08 AM IMEMC News Jenin, News Report, Prisoners, West Bank 0

The Israeli Authorities released, on Thursday evening, a physically challenged Palestinian detainee from Ya’bad town, southwest of the northern West Bank city of Jenin, after holding him under an arbitrary Administrative Detention order, for six months. The detainee, Adnan Yassin Hamarsha, 50, was abducted from his home on May 2nd, […]

02 Nov
8:34

Lieberman Approves New Illegal Colony In Hebron Market

Israeli “Defense Minister” Avigdor Lieberman has approved plans for the construction of a new illegal colony in an old Palestinian vegetables market, in the heart of the Old City of Hebron, in the southern part of the occupied West Bank. The approval of the new colony comes just a few […]

02 Nov
8:12

Soldiers Abduct Jerusalem Governor And Three Other Palestinians

November 2, 2018 8:12 AM IMEMC News Israeli attacks, Jerusalem, News Report, West Bank 0

Dozens of Israeli soldiers and police officers attacked, on Thursday evening, dozens of Palestinians participating in a seminar at Silwan Club in Ras al-‘Amoud neighborhood, in occupied East Jerusalem, before abducting Jerusalem Governor, and three young men. Update: The governor was released several hours after his abduction. Israel Internal Security […]

01 Nov
7:09

PCHR Weekly Report On Israeli Human Rights Violations in the Occupied Palestinian Territory (25 – 31 October 2018)

Israeli forces continued with systematic crimes, in the occupied Palestinian territory (oPt), for the week of 18 – 24 October, 2018. Israeli forces continued to use excessive force against unarmed civilians and peaceful protestors in the Gaza Strip. 7 Palestinian civilians were killed in the 31st week of the Return […]

01 Nov
6:59

Bulldozers Raze Palestinian Lands in Tulkarem

Israeli bulldozers razed lands and uprooted olive trees in Palestinian lands adjacent to the Israeli illegal settlement of Avnei Hefetz, in the northern occupied West Bank district of Tulkarem, on Thursday morning. The Avnei Hefetz settlement was built on Palestinian-owned lands of the villages and towns of Shufa, Kafr al-Labad […]

01 Nov
6:37

Israeli Settlers Dump Sewage into Qalqilia-district Schoolyard

Israeli settlers from the illegal Sha’are Tikva settlement, on Thursday, dumped their sewage onto school property in the northern West Bank village of Azzun Atma, southeast of Qalqilia, said Alaa Marabeh, principal of Azzun Beit Amin Secondary School. He said, according to WAFA, that the sewage flooded the school courtyard […]

01 Nov
6:26

VIDEO: Israeli Soldiers Assault, Abduct Father & Son Deheisheh Refugee Camp

Israeli forces, early Thursday morning, broke into Deheisheh Refugee Camp, north of Bethlehem, where they raided homes, assaulted residents and arrested a father and his son. The short mobile phone videos show Israeli soldiers raiding the house, attacking the residents and preventing one family member from documenting the process. Another […]

01 Nov
11:41

Israeli Soldiers Abduct Twelve Palestinians In The West Bank

Israeli soldiers abducted, on Thursday at dawn, at least twelve Palestinians, from their homes, in several parts of the occupied West Bank, and illegally confiscated dozens of thousands of Shekels from a few homes. Among the abducted Palestinians is a father, and two of his sons, in addition to a […]

01 Nov
9:58

Israeli Soldiers Abduct A Palestinian Immediately After His Release From Prison

November 1, 2018 9:58 AM IMEMC News Jerusalem, News Report, Palestine, Prisoners, West Bank 0

Israeli soldiers abducted, on Thursday morning, a Palestinian political prisoner from occupied East Jerusalem, immediately after his release from an Israeli prison, after he was detained for seven years. Amjad Abu Assab, the head of the Detainees’ Parents Committee in Jerusalem, said the soldiers rearrested his brother, Yacoub Mahmoud Abu […]

01 Nov
9:22

Qassam Fighters Dies In An Accidental Explosion

November 1, 2018 9:22 AM IMEMC News Gaza Strip, Jabalia, Miscellaneous, News Report 0

The Al-Qassam Brigades, the armed wing of Hamas, has reported that one of its fighters was killed, on Thursday morning, in an accident explosion, in the northern part of the Gaza Strip. Al-Qassam said the fighter, Daoud Rezeq Eid Jneid, 37, was killed in an accidental explosion “during preparation and […]

01 Nov
6:06

Israeli Soldiers Abduct Four Palestinians, Injure One, And Search Many Homes

Dozens of Israeli soldiers invaded and violently searched, on Thursday at dawn, many homes in the West Bank governorates of Jenin, Qalqilia, Nablus, Tulkarem and Ramallah, abducted at least four Palestinians, and injured one. Media sources in Jenin, in northern West Bank, said dozens of soldiers invaded Qabatia town, southwest […]

31 Oct
8:07

Israeli Settlers Attack Olive Harvest in Hebron

A group of Israeli settlers attacked Palestinian olive-pickers in the Tel Rumeida area of Hebron City, in the southern occupied West Bank, on Tuesday, and attempted to prevent them from picking olives in their lands, adjacent to the illegal Israeli settlement of Ramat Yishai. The lands belong to local Muhammad […]

31 Oct
7:40

On 101st Anniversary of Balfour Declaration, World Campaign Demands Britain Bear Responsibility

The Palestinian Popular Conference for Palestinians Abroad has stated that an ongoing global, legal, and political campaign has been initiated for demanding Britain to bear its legal and political responsibilities, due to the dramatic effects of the Balfour Declaration on the Palestinian people. The declaration is regarded as a crime, […]

31 Oct
7:27

WHO: Only 1% of Applications for Injured Gazans Received Permit for Outside Treatment

The approval rate, in September, for an Israeli permit to leave Gaza for treatment abroad, for those injured in the March of Return protests near the border fence with Israel, was significantly lower than the overall approval rate: one of 18 applications, or 1%, was approved; one denied; and 16 […]

31 Oct
7:12

Settlers Attack Palestinians near Ibrahimi Mosque

On Wednesday, a group of Israeli settlers gathers outside the Ibrahimi Mosque, in Hebron, and assaulted Palestinian citizens in protest against the broadcasting of the Azan (Muslim call to prayer) via loudspeakers used in the mosque. Palestinian citizen Yacoub Abu Jihad said that the settlers beat him and held him […]

31 Oct
1:50

Israeli Army Fires Missile into Central Gaza

An Israeli military drone fired, on Wednesday afternoon, a missile at Palestinians near the Great Return Camp, east of the al-Boreij refugee camp, in central Gaza. Media sources in Gaza said the missiles targeted five young Palestinian men, but did not cause any casualties. The army claimed it targeted Palestinians […]

31 Oct
1:34

Erekat: “Trump And Netanyahu Continue To Act On Destroying Peace”

The Secretary of Palestine Liberation Organization (PLO), Dr. Saeb Erekat, stated that U.S. President Donald Trump, and Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu, are ongoing with their politics to destroy the two-state solution, and replace it with their own facts on the ground, in violation of International Law. His statement came […]

31 Oct
12:43

Soldiers Abduct A Palestinian near Jenin

October 31, 2018 12:43 PM IMEMC News Israeli attacks, Jenin, News Report, West Bank 0

Israeli soldiers abducted, Wednesday, a former political prisoner from Fuqua’ town, east of the northern West Bank city of Jenin. The soldiers invaded the town, before storming the home of Mohmmad Adnan Masad, and violently searched the property before abducting him. The soldiers interrogated the Palestinian, and members of his […]

31 Oct
12:24

Army Demolishes Two Residential Rooms near Hebron

October 31, 2018 12:24 PM IMEMC News Hebron, Israeli attacks, News Report, West Bank 0

Israeli soldiers invaded, Wednesday, the al-Birin area, in Yatta town, south of the southern West Bank city of Hebron, and demolished two residential rooms. Rateb Jabour, the coordinator of the Popular Committee against the Wall and Colonies in Hebron, said the surrounded the area before invading it. He added that […]

31 Oct
10:33

Israeli Soldiers Abduct Two Palestinians near Nablus and Tulkarem

Israeli soldiers invaded, on Wednesday at dawn, several communities in the northern West Bank governorates of Nablus and Tulkarem, searched dozens of homes and abducted two Palestinians. Media sources in Nablus, said several army jeeps invaded Burqa village, northwest of the city, searched many homes and abducted Saif Qassem Hamdan, […]

31 Oct
2:20

Two Detained Sisters, 14 And 15, Released

Two sisters, Aseel Bassem Abu Aker and Nisreen Bassem Abu Aker, ages 14 and 15 respectively, were released from detention by Israel on Tuesday, as reported by Maan News. The sisters were detained by Israeli forces, Monday at dawn, from their home at Aida refugee camp in Bethlehem city. Eighteen […]

31 Oct
12:39

Israeli Soldiers Invade Tulkarem, Initiate Searches of Homes

October 31, 2018 12:39 AM IMEMC News Israeli attacks, News Report, Tulkarem, West Bank 0

Dozens of Israeli soldiers renewed, on Tuesday at night, the invasion into Shweika area, north of Tulkarem in the northern part of the occupied West Bank, and conducted extensive and violent searches of homes. Media sources said the soldiers stormed the area while firing dozens of live rounds, rubber-coated steel […]

31 Oct
12:34

Israeli Military Claims to Open Investigation into Killing of Palestinian Medic

The Israeli military announced Tuesday that they have opened an investigation into the Israeli sharpshooters who targeted and killed 21-year old Palestinian medic Razan Ashraf al-Najjar during a massacre of civilians protesting at the Gaza-Israel border in May. This is a re-opening of the initial military probe, which claimed that […]

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30 Oct
11:55

PPS: “Four Detainees Continue Open-Ended Hunger Strike”

In a statement released, Tuesday, the Palestinian Prisoners’ Society (PPS), said four Palestinian detainees, held by Israel, are ongoing with open-ended hunger strikes, in separate Israeli prisons and detention camps. The PPS said the striking detainees are Saddam Awad, Rezeq Rajoub, Kifah Hattab and Khalil Abu Arram. It stated that […]

30 Oct
10:12

Electronic Intifada Report: “Israeli Embassy Used Fake Facebook Profiles to Spy on Students”

Reposted from The Electronic Intifada, By: Asa Winstanley and Ali Abunimah 30 October 2018: An Israeli embassy officer spied on student supporters of Palestinian rights, undercover video released exclusively by The Electronic Intifada shows. Julia Reifkind wrote reports on boycott, divestment and sanctions (BDS) activists, which were then sent back […]

30 Oct
11:46

Army Conducts Extensive Searches of Homes in Tulkarem, Abduct Two Palestinians

October 30, 2018 11:46 AM IMEMC News Israeli attacks, News Report, Tulkarem, West Bank 0

Israeli soldiers surrounded, Tuesday, Shweika area, north of Tulkarem, in the northern part of the occupied West Bank, violently searched and ransacked dozens of homes, and buildings, before abducting two young men. The soldiers abducted Majed Zidan Na’alwa and Omran Hosni Abu Ahmad, from their homes, and took them to […]

30 Oct
10:41

Israeli Soldiers Abduct Sixteen Palestinians in West Bank

The Palestinian Prisoners’ Society (PPS) has reported that Israeli soldiers abducted, on Tuesday at dawn, at least sixteen Palestinians from their homes, in several parts of the occupied West Bank. The Israeli army said the Palestinians were taken prisoner for their participation in ongoing protests in the occupied West Bank. […]

30 Oct
6:08

Israeli Nation-State Law is ‘Apartheid,’ Says Democratic Congresswoman

Coverage by Forward of US Representative Betty McCollum’s groundbreaking speech at USCPR’s 2018 national conference, Together We Rise: A US Democratic Party congresswoman described Israel’s nation-state law as “apartheid” at a Palestinian rights event, Mondoweiss reported. Accepting a leadership award at the U.S. Campaign for Palestinian Rights conference on September 30, Rep. Betty […]

30 Oct
5:58

Adnan Sentenced to One Year

October 30, 2018 5:58 AM IMEMC News & Agencies Israel, News Report, Prisoners 0

The Israeli military court in Salem, north of the northern occupied West Bank district of Jenin, sentenced Palestinian detainee Khader Adnan to one year in prison, fined him 1,000 shekels ($270) and 18 months suspended sentence for five years, on Monday. Jawad Boulous, head of the legal department in the […]

30 Oct
5:50

Central Council Decides to End All Commitments with Israel

The Palestinian Central Council (PCC), which met in Ramallah over two days, decided on Monday to end all commitments in the agreements the Palestine Liberation Organization (PLO) has signed with Israel, suspend recognition of Israel until it recognizes the State of Palestine, end security coordination and end the Paris Economic […]

30 Oct
5:36

Israeli Forces Demolish Palestinian Home in Jerusalem, Seize Lands in Ramallah

Israeli occupation bulldozers, on Monday, demolished a Palestinian owned home in Anata village,  northeast of Jerusalem, and confiscated hundreds of dunams of land in Budrus village, to the west of Ramallah. Soldiers demolished a home owned by Saleh Fheidat, in Anata village, under the pretext of building without a permit. According to […]

30 Oct
12:27

Soldiers Uproot 200 Olive Trees, 13 Dunams of Farmland, near Hebron

October 30, 2018 12:27 AM IMEMC News Hebron, Israeli attacks, News Report, West Bank 0

Israeli soldiers invaded, Monday, Palestinian agricultural lands in Khirbat Kharouf area, uprooted 200 olive trees, in addition to uprooting 13 Dunams of farmlands, in Beit Ula town, west of Hebron, in the southern part of the occupied West Bank. Hashem Badarin, the head of the Palestinian Farmers Services Department in […]

30 Oct
12:02

Soldiers Abduct Four Palestinians In Jenin And Hebron

October 30, 2018 12:02 AM IMEMC News Hebron, Israeli attacks, Jenin, News Report, West Bank 0

The Palestinian Prisoners’ Society (PPS) has reported that Israeli soldiers abducted, on Monday afternoon, four Palestinians, including a child, from Jenin and Hebron, in the northern and southern parts of the occupied West Bank. The PPS office in Jenin, said the soldiers abducted Nabil Mohammad Abdul-Jabbar, 31, from Sielet ath-Thaher […]

29 Oct
11:34

Illegal Colonialist Settlers Invade Three Homes In Hebron

A group of illegal Israeli colonialist settlers invaded, Monday, three Palestinian homes in the Old City of Hebron, in the southern part of the West Bank. Local sources in Hebron said the three homes are old and vacant, and added that the Israeli assailants caused damage to their inner walls, […]

29 Oct
10:42

Israeli Soldiers Kill One Palestinian, Injure 80, In Northern Gaza

Israeli soldiers killed, Monday, one Palestinian and injured at least eighty others, including 15 who were shot with live fire, during a the 14th Naval Procession in Beit Lahia, in the northern part of the Gaza Strip. The Health Ministry said the soldiers killed Mohammad Abdul-Hai Abu Abada, 27, from […]

29 Oct
10:04

Israeli Soldiers Abduct Twenty Palestinians In West Bank

Israeli soldiers abducted, on Monday at dawn at least twenty-two Palestinians, including two sisters, ages 14 and 15, from their homes in several parts of the occupied West Bank, the Palestinian Prisoners’ Society (PPS) has reported. The soldiers invaded many governorates in the occupied West Bank, including East Jerusalem, searched […]

29 Oct
8:48

After Demolishing Their Homes In Early September, Army Summons Three Palestinians For Interrogation

Israeli soldiers summoned, Sunday, three Palestinians from the al-Walaja town, northwest of Bethlehem, including one woman, for interrogation for “constructions’ violations,” although the military demolished their homes, earlier in September of this year. Local activist Ibrahim Awadallah, said the soldiers invaded Jweiza and Khallet as-Samak areas, and summoned Hanan ar-Razem, […]

29 Oct
7:42

Israeli Soldiers Abduct Three Palestinians, including Two Underage Siblings, Near Bethlehem

October 29, 2018 7:42 AM IMEMC News Bethlehem, Israeli attacks, News Report, West Bank 0

Israeli soldiers abducted, on Monday at dawn, two underage siblings and a young man, in addition to summoning a child for interrogation, in the West Bank governorate of Bethlehem. Several army jeeps abducted Aseel Bassam Abu Aker, 15, and her sister Nisreen, 16, from their home in ‘Aida refugee camp, […]

28 Oct
11:50

Updated: Israeli Army Kills Three Children In Gaza

The Palestinian Health Ministry has confirmed that Israeli soldiers fired a shell, on Sunday evening, at Palestinians, near the perimeter fence area, between Khan Younis and Deir al-Balah, in the Gaza Strip, killing three children. The Palestinian Health Ministry has official identified the three slain children as Khaled Bassam Mahmoud […]

28 Oct
11:26

Palestinian Human Rights Organisations Submit File to ICC Prosecutor: Investigate and Prosecute Pillage, Appropriation and Destruction of Palestinian Natural Resources

Today, on 26 October 2018, Al-Haq, Al Mezan Center for Human Rights and the Palestinian Center for Human Rights (PCHR) submitted a 500-page file on alleged crimes committed by Israelis, in particular high-level Israeli officials, and individuals associated with corporations that are extracting and destroying Palestinian natural resources. The organisations […]

28 Oct
11:09

Hunger Striking Detainee Khader Adnan Stops Drinking

October 28, 2018 11:09 PM IMEMC News & Agencies Israel, News Report, Prisoners 0

Palestinian detainee Khader Adnan, who has been on an open-ended hunger strike for 57 days, in protest of being detained without charge or trial, has also stopped drinking water, the Detainees and Ex-Detainees Affairs Commission said on Sunday, according to WAFA correspondence. “Prisoner Khader Adnan has decided to step up […]

28 Oct
10:53

Hamas Condemns Attack on US Synagogue

“The Islamic Palestinian Resistance Movement condemns the killing of any human, whether he is a Muslim, Christian, Jew or a follower of any religion,” quoted the official. “It is with deep regret and profound sadness that we received the news about the terrorist attack on a Jewish synagogue in Pittsburgh, which resulted in […]

28 Oct
10:36

Israeli Forces Open Fire on Gaza Farmers

Israeli occupation forces, on Sunday morning, opened fire at Palestinian farmers in the northern Gaza strip. Local PNN sources said that Israeli soldiers opened fire on farmers in the town of Beit Hanoun, injuring one of them Ma’an sources confirmed that one farmer was injured by Israeli forces and transferred […]

28 Oct
9:02

470 Illegal Settlement Units Approved East of Jerusalem

Maale Adumim is an illegal Israeli settlement in the occupied Palestinian Territories, seven kilometres east of Jerusalem, with a population of more than 37,000 settlers. According to Ma’an News Agency, Hebrew-language media sources claim 470 new housing units were approved by the Israeli government on Thursday, with a total of […]

28 Oct
12:49

Colony’s Guard Attacks Two Palestinians Near Nablus

An armed guard of an illegal Israeli colony near Qaryout town, south of the northern West Bank city of Nablus, attacked a member of the town’s local council and a bulldozer driver, while conducting preparation work for a new agricultural road. Ghassan Daghlas, a Palestinian Authority official who monitors Israeli […]

28 Oct
9:04

Israeli Soldiers Abduct Three Palestinians In Bethlehem

October 28, 2018 9:04 AM IMEMC News Bethlehem, Israeli attacks, News Report, West Bank 0

Israeli soldiers abducted, on Sunday at dawn, three young Palestinian men from several areas in Bethlehem Governorate, in the occupied West Bank. The Bethlehem office of the Palestinian Prisoners Society (PPS) said the soldiers invaded and searched several homes in Teqoua’ town, southeast of Bethlehem, and abducted Ahmad Jamal al-‘Amour, […]

28 Oct
8:39

Young Man Dies From Serious Wounds Suffered Friday

The Palestinian Health Ministry has reported that a young Palestinian man died, on Saturday at dawn, from serious wounds he suffered, on Friday October 26th, after Israeli soldiers shot him during the Great Return March protests, in the Gaza Strip. Dr. Ashraf al-Qedra, the spokesperson of the Health Ministry in […]

27 Oct
11:39

Soldiers Ram Two Palestinians With Armored Jeep; Fire Tear Gas at Crowd

October 27, 2018 11:39 PM IMEMC News Israeli attacks, News Report, Qalqilia, West Bank 0

An Israeli army jeep rammed, Saturday, two Palestinians in Azzoun town, east of the northern West Bank city of Qalqilia, while the soldiers fired dozens of gas bombs, causing many Palestinians to suffer the effects of teargas inhalation. Medical sources have reported that two Palestinians, identified as Omar Abdul-Halim Hussein, […]

27 Oct
11:08

Israeli Air Force Fires Dozens Of Missiles Into Gaza

The Israeli Air Fore carried out, overnight, dozens of strikes targeting many areas in the besieged Gaza Strip. The army said it attacked eighty “Hamas targets” in the costal region, after 30 shells were fired from Gaza into adjacent Israeli area. The army said the strikes against Gaza were carried […]

27 Oct
8:22

Palestinian Dies From Serious Wounds Suffered Friday

The Palestinian Health Ministry in Gaza has reported that a young man died, on Saturday at dawn, from serious wounds he suffered Friday, east of the al-Boreij refugee camp, in central Gaza. It said that the Palestinian, identified as Mojahed Ziad Zaki Aqel, 23, died from his serious wounds at […]

27 Oct
5:18

Settlers Vandalize Nazareth Village with Graffiti

Israeli settlers sprayed anti-Arab graffiti in the Yaffa al-Nasriyyeh village in Nazareth of northern Israel, early Friday morning. Locals said, according to Ma’an, that a group of Israeli settlers raided the Marah Ghuzlan neighborhood of the village, sprayed racist slogans, including “price tag,” “revenge,” and “death to Arabs” on walls […]

27 Oct
4:48

Palestinian Students Strike in Jerusalem

A classroom in al-Eesawiyya. Photo credit: Wadi Hilweh Information Center. POSTED BY: AHMAD JARADAT OCTOBER 26, 2018 Students, teachers and parents protest Israeli authorities’ refusal to address a lack of classrooms in al-Eesawiyya. Students led a strike in the village of al-Eesawiyya in occupied Jerusalem on Thursday, October 25, 2018. The strike […]

27 Oct
4:36

Settlers Close Off Entrance to Bethlehem Village

Extremist Israeli settlers, on Friday, shut down the west entrance to the village of Taqou, near Bethlehem, in the occupied West Bank, local sources said. Dozens of settlers, backed by Israeli army and police, gathered at the west entrance to Taqou and banned Palestinian vehicles from entering or leaving the […]

27 Oct
4:28

Palestine Advocacy Project Honors Heroism in Gaza

(PNN) Palestine Advocacy Project is launching a billboard ad campaign to honor the heroism and self-sacrifice of the Palestinian medics who put their lives on the line to rescue and treat injured protesters in Gaza’s ongoing “Great March of Return” demonstrations. Razan al-Najjar, aged 21, was one of almost 120 […]

27 Oct
3:42

Report: “Hamas and Israel Reach An Understanding”

The al-Hayat daily has reported Friday that Egypt has brokered a possible “understanding” between Israel and Hamas, the ruling party in Gaza. This alleged agreement would increase the fishing zone back up to 9 nautical miles, and then to 20 nautical miles, as stated by the Oslo Accords. The Israeli government […]

27 Oct
12:07

Israeli Soldiers Attack Nonviolent Protesters In Bil’in And Ni’lin, Near Ramallah

Israeli soldiers resorted, Friday, to the excessive use of force against Palestinian and international peace activists, marching against the illegal occupation, the Annexation Wall and Colonies, in Bil’in and Ni’lin villages, west of the central West Bank city of Ramallah. Medical sources said the soldiers caused many locals and international […]

26 Oct
11:24

Army Attacks Weekly Procession In Kufur Qaddoum, Injure Many Palestinians

Israeli soldiers attacked, Friday, the weekly procession in Kufur Qaddoum town east of the northern West Bank city of Qalqilia, and fired many rubber-coated steel bullets, gas bombs and concussion grenades, causing many to suffer the effects of teargas inhalation. Morad Eshteiwi, the media coordinator of the Popular Committee against […]

26 Oct
10:47

Israeli Soldiers Abduct two Palestinians In Qalqilia And Hebron

Israeli soldiers abducted, Friday, two Palestinians, including a child, in Qalqilia, in northern West Bank, and in Hebron, in the southern part. Media sources in Qalqilia said the soldiers abducted Ahmad Raslan Qawwas, 18, in the northern part of Qalqilia city, after the army invaded it, and took him to […]

26 Oct
10:28

Israeli Army Kills Four Palestinians, Injures 232, In Gaza

Israeli soldiers resorted, on Friday, to the excessive use of force against the Great Return March Procession in several parts of the Gaza Strip, Friday, killing four Palestinians, and injuring 232 others, including 180 who were shot with live fire. The Palestinian Health Ministry in Gaza has reported that the […]

26 Oct
9:32

One Palestinian Killed In An Accidental Explosion In Central Gaza

Dr. Ashraf al-Qedra, the spokesperson of the Health Ministry in Gaza, has reported that one Palestinian was killed, and another was injured, in an explosion in the al-Boreij refugee camp, in Central Gaza. Dr. al-Qedra said the Palestinian has been identified as Jabr Ibrahim Abu Hmeisa, 27, and added that […]

26 Oct
7:56

Israeli Soldiers Kill A Palestinian Near Ramallah

October 26, 2018 7:56 PM IMEMC News Israeli attacks, News Report, Ramallah, West Bank 0

Israeli soldiers invaded, on Friday evening, the al-Mazra’a al-Gharbiyya village, northwest of the central West Bank city of Ramallah, killed one Palestinians and injured dozens, including eight who were shot with live fire, while the soldiers also assaulted journalists, and shot one. Media sources in Ramallah said several army jeeps […]

26 Oct
1:14

Khalida Jarrar’s Administrative Detention Renewed

October 26, 2018 1:14 AM Ali Salam News Report, Palestine, Prisoners, Ramallah, West Bank 0

Palestinian parliament member Khalida Jarrar, has been in prison since July 2 of 2017, and her sentence has been extended by four additional months, a Maan reporter posted a copy of the renewal order. Jarrar was initially detained in 2015, spent 14 months in Israeli prison, and spent a year […]

25 Oct
11:11

Soldiers Abduct Two Palestinians In Qalqilia

October 25, 2018 11:11 PM IMEMC News Israeli attacks, News Report, Qalqilia, West Bank 0

Israeli soldiers invaded, on Thursday evening, Qalqilia city, in the northern part of the occupied West Bank, and abducted two young Palestinian men. Media sources said the soldiers abducted Eyad Salem Abu Shehab and Ahmad Mohammad Abu Shehab, and took them to an unknown destination. They added that the soldiers […]

25 Oct
9:00

Israeli Soldiers Injure Eleven Palestinians In Abu Dis

October 25, 2018 9:00 PM IMEMC News Israeli attacks, Jerusalem, News Report, West Bank 0

Israeli soldiers invaded, on Thursday evening, Abu Dis town, east of occupied East Jerusalem, and attacked dozens of Palestinian protesters, wounding eleven. Media sources in Abu Dis said several army jeeps invaded the town, and fired many rubber-coated steel bullets, gas bombs and concussion grenades. They added that eleven Palestinians […]

25 Oct
7:38

Army Injures Many Schoolchildren In Hebron

October 25, 2018 7:38 PM IMEMC News Hebron, Israeli attacks, News Report, West Bank 0

Israeli soldiers fired, Thursday, several gas bombs into the Nahda Basic School for Boys, in the southern West Bank city of Hebron, causing dozens of students and teacher to suffer the effects of teargas inhalation, including some students who fainted. Rawhi az-Zaro, the principal of the school, said the soldiers […]

25 Oct
7:26

PCHR Weekly Report On Israeli Human Rights Violations in the Occupied Palestinian Territory (18 – 24 October 2018)

Israeli forces continued with systematic crimes in the occupied Palestinian territory (oPt) for the week of (18 – 24 October, 2018. Israeli soldiers continued to use excessive force against unarmed civilians and peaceful protestors in the Gaza Strip. A Palestinian youngster was killed in eastern Deir al-Balah, in central Gaza, […]

25 Oct
7:19

Israeli Soldiers Abduct 15 Palestinians In The West Bank

Israeli soldiers abducted, on Thursday at dawn, at least fifteen Palestinians, including former political prisoners, in several parts of the occupied West Bank, the Palestinian Prisoners Society (PPS) has reported. The PPS said the soldiers invaded and violently searched many homes, and interrogated dozens of Palestinians while inspecting their ID […]

25 Oct
6:59

Israeli Soldiers Abduct A Young Man In Jerusalem

Israeli soldiers abducted, on Wednesday at night, a young Palestinian man from Silwan town, south of the Al-Aqsa Mosque in occupied East Jerusalem, while the military prosecutors’ office demanded remanding a detained child. The Wadi Hilweh Information Center In Silwan (Silwanic) has reported that the police summoned Jadallah Rajabi for […]

25 Oct
6:38

Israeli Forces Repress March at Jerusalem Gate

Dozens of solidarity activists and journalists, on Wednesday evening, suffered from tear gas inhalation, during Israeli occupation forces’ repression of a peaceful march at the Jerusalem Gate, in the town of Abu Dis, southeast of occupied Jerusalem. Resistance to the wall and settlements, along with activists of the Popular Resistance […]