Category Archives: News Report

10 May
5:58

Syria: Palestinian Refugees’ Water Contaminated with Disease

The Working Group for the Palestinians of Syria has confirmed a spread of serious diseases among Palestinian refugees in the southern region of Damascus. According to Al Ray Palestinian Media Agency, the group said in a press release, Monday, that the diseases spread in the areas of Yilda, Babila, Beit […]

10 May
5:48

Dublin City & Sligo County Councils to Fly Palestinian Flag, Marking 50 Years of Occupation

The Ireland-Palestine Solidarity Campaign (IPSC) welcomed today’s announcements that Dublin City Hall will fly the Palestinian flag between 15th May and June, this year, following a vote by Dublin City Council, this evening. Sligo County Council also voted to fly the flag from the Council Building between 15th May and […]

09 May
8:36

Israel Blackmails Ailing Detainees; End Your Strike To Get Medical Treatment

The Prison Authority of the Ohali Kidar, one of Israel’s infamous prisons, has been blackmailing the hunger-striking Palestinian detainees who have are ill or have fallen sick, informing them that they must end their strike before receiving any sort of treatment. Similar to other detention facilities and prisons where Palestinian […]

marwan Barghouthi (image from medium.com)
09 May
11:23

Israeli Authorities Release Fabricated Video to Try to Undermine Palestinian Hunger Strike

May 9, 2017 11:23 AM Saed Bannoura News Report, Palestine, Prisoners 0

The Israeli government on Monday released a video purporting to show the leader of the Palestinian prisoners’ hunger strike sneaking food in his cell – but the video does not have a verified time stamp, does not show the face of the prisoner in the cell, and has been discounted […]

Graffiti on cars
09 May
10:45

Israeli Settlers Write Racist Graffiti on Walls and Cars in Jerusalem

May 9, 2017 10:45 AM IMEMC News Israeli attacks, Jerusalem, News Report 0

An unknown number of Israeli fanatic extremists infiltrated, on Tuesday at dawn, the as-Sahl neighborhood in Shoafat town, north of occupied East Jerusalem, and wrote racist graffiti in Hebrew on Palestinian cars and buildings. The graffiti included insults against the Muslim Prophet Mohammad. The vandals also slashed car tires. Besides […]

09 May
8:40

Israeli Soldiers Abduct At Least Fourteen Palestinians In The Occupied West Bank

Israeli soldiers invaded, on Tuesday at dawn, many Palestinian communities in various parts of the occupied West Bank, searched and ransacked dozens of homes, in addition to three lathe workshops, and abducted at least sixteen Palestinians. The soldiers also summoned one Palestinian, identified as Jom’a Mohammad Abdul-Jalil, 24, from Teqoua’ […]

08 May
9:49

Israeli Navy Injures A Palestinian Fisherman In Northern Gaza

Israeli navy ships attacked, on Monday evening, several Palestinian fishing boats in Gaza territorial waters, in Beit Lahia, in the northern part of the besieged Gaza Strip, wounding a fisherman. Medical sources said the fisherman, identified as Mohammad Abu Ryala, suffered moderate wounds, and was moved to the Indonesian hospital, […]

08 May
2:48

Israeli Soldiers Abduct A Palestinian Man In Jerusalem

Israeli soldiers invaded, Monday, the town of Silwan, south of the Al-Aqsa Mosque, in occupied East Jerusalem, and abducted a 65-year-old man, the father of a Palestinian teen who was killed by the army in 2012. The soldiers invaded Sweih neighborhood, in Silwan, broke into the home of Sa’id Ayyash, […]

08 May
2:23

Israeli Soldiers Injure A Young Man In Nabi Saleh

Israeli soldiers invaded, Monday, Nabi Saleh village, northwest of Ramallah in central West Bank, and clashed with local youngsters, wounding one with a rubber-coated steel bullet. The soldiers also broke into and ransacked homes. Bilal Tamimi, the media spokesperson of the Popular Committee against the Annexation Wall and Colonies in […]

08 May
1:49

Israeli Soldiers Abduct Three Palestinians In Bethlehem, One In Qalqilia

Israeli soldiers abducted, on Monday at dawn, a young man in Qalqilia city, in the northern part of the occupied West Bank, in addition to a child and two siblings from Teqoua’ town, east of Bethlehem. The Qalqilia office of the Palestinian Prisoners’ Society (PPS) said undercover Israeli soldiers infiltrated […]

08 May
1:24

Army Abducts Five Palestinians In Hebron

Israeli soldiers invaded, on Monday at dawn, Hebron city, and several nearby communities, in the southern part of the occupied West Bank, searched many homes and abducted five Palestinians. The Hebron office of the Palestinian Prisoners’ Society (PPS) said the soldiers searched many homes, in various parts of the city, […]

08 May
12:39

Israeli Soldiers Abduct Four Palestinians In Tulkarem

Israeli soldiers abducted, on Monday at dawn, four young Palestinian men in Far’un village, south of Tulkarem, in the northern part of the occupied West Bank. The Tulkarem office of the Palestinian Prisoners’ Society (PPS) said the soldiers invaded and ransacked many homes in the village, interrogated several Palestinians and […]

08 May
10:22

Israeli Soldiers Abduct Five Palestinians In Jerusalem

Israeli soldiers abducted, overnight until early morning hours Monday, at least five Palestinians during massive invasions and violent searches of homes in the Old City of occupied East Jerusalem. The invasions targeted dozens of homes in many Palestinian areas in the Old City, including Bab Hatta, Sa’diyya, al-Waad, and the […]

08 May
2:40

Israeli police kill 16-year old Palestinian girl in Jerusalem

Updated: On Sunday afternoon, Israeli police shot and killed a 16-year old Palestinian girl near the Damascus gate in Jerusalem. Although the Israeli police spokesperson claimed that the teen attempted to stab a security officer, that account has been disputed. The child has been identified as Fatima Afeef Abdul-Rahman Hajiji, […]

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07 May
3:34

PCHR: “Force-Feeding is War Crime and Perpetrators Will be Prosecuted”

News is coming about the Israeli preparations to commit the force-feeding crime against hundreds of Palestinian prisoners, who have been on hunger strike for 20 days. The Israeli media lately announced the Israeli government’s intention to recruit doctors from abroad to force-feed hundreds of Palestinian prisoners on hunger strike. On […]

07 May
12:58

Israeli Soldiers Abduct A Young Man, A Child, In Hebron And Jerusalem

Israeli soldiers abducted, Sunday, a young Palestinian man in Hebron, in the southern part of the occupied West Bank, and a child from his home in occupied East Jerusalem. The Hebron office of the Palestinian Prisoners’ Society (PPS) said the soldiers abducted Mahmoud Ahmad Rajabi, while walking near the Ibrahimi […]

07 May
11:20

Israeli Soldiers Invade Palestinian Lands In Central Gaza

Several armored Israeli military vehicles, and bulldozers, invaded during morning hours, Sunday, Palestinian farmlands, close to the border fence, east of Deir al-Balah, in the central part of the Gaza Strip. The invasion was carried out by three tanks and three bulldozers that came from Kissufim military base, across the […]

07 May
11:07

Israeli Soldiers Abduct Two Palestinians In Bethlehem

Israeli soldiers invaded, on Sunday at dawn, several communities in the West Bank district of Bethlehem, broke into and violently searched homes, and abducted two young men, before moving them to Etzion military base and security center, south of Bethlehem. The Bethlehem office of the Palestinian Prisoners’ Society (PPS) said […]

07 May
10:46

Israeli Soldiers Abduct One Palestinian Near Hebron

Israeli soldiers abducted, on Sunday at dawn, one Palestinian in Doura town, south of the southern West Bank city of Hebron, and searched many homes in the town, and in Sa’ir, east of the city. The Hebron office of the Palestinian Prisoners’ Society (PPS) said many army vehicles invaded neighborhoods […]

07 May
9:28

Israeli Soldiers Injure Nine Palestinians Near Nablus

Israeli soldiers injured, on Saturday evening, nine Palestinians marching in solidarity with the hunger striking Palestinian detainees, at Beita junction, south of the northern West Bank city of Nablus, and fired rubber-coated steel bullets at them, wounding at least one, and causing eight to suffer the severe effects of teargas […]

07 May
5:00

Qaraqe: “We will Prosecute Any Doctor Who Participates In Force-Feeding The Detainees”

The head of the Palestinian Detainees’ Committee Issa Qaraqe stated, Saturday, that the committee will file legal charges against any physician or health professional, regardless of their nationality, who participates in force-feeding the hunger striking Palestinian detainees. Qaraqe stated that force-feeding the detainees is a crime which jeopardizes the detainees’ […]

07 May
4:11

Israeli Soldiers Abduct Father, His Two Sons, In Bethlehem

Israeli soldiers attacked, on Saturday evening, a nonviolent procession in support of the hunger striking Palestinian detainees, in the al-Ma’sara village, south of Bethlehem in the occupied West Bank, and abducted a father and his two sons. Local activist Ahmad Brejiyya stated that the procession started from the center of […]

06 May
4:44

Christians Speak to Archbishop of Canterbury about Life in Gaza

Christian residents of the Gaza Strip recently spoke about their daily life to Archbishop of Canterbury Justin Welby, during a surprise visit to the coastal enclave. During his visit to the Gaza Strip, the Archbishop sat with leaders of the Christian community in Gaza, and listened to their life experience under […]

06 May
4:33

Wild Pig Released by Israeli Settlers Attacks Child in West Bank

A wild pig attacked, on Friday night, a 10-year-old child in the town of Yamoun, west of Jenin, causing injury to her hand, according to local sources. According to WAFA, they said that Alaa Houshieh was admitted to hospital after her hand was bit by a pig. Palestinians say Israeli […]

06 May
4:27

Over 170 Sports Clubs in the Occupied West Bank Call on FIFA to Suspend Israel’s Membership

In a letter issued on May 4th, over 170 Palestinian football clubs and sports associations urged FIFA to immediately suspend the Israeli Football Association’s (IFA) membership for its inclusion of seven football clubs that are  based in illegal settlements. The letter comes just days before FIFA’s annual Congress where FIFA […]

06 May
4:12

Officials Call on World Health Organization to Address Force-Feeding of Hunger-striking Detainees

The head of the Commission of Detainees and Ex-Detainees Affairs (CDA), Issa Qaraqe’, and the head of the Palestinian Prisoners’ Society, Qaddoura Fares, called on the World Health Organization to assume an attitude against the policy of Forced-Feeding intended to be applied by the Israeli Prison Service on the detainees […]

Soldiers at Qalandia checkpoint
06 May
3:24

Israeli Soldiers Abduct A Former Political Prisoner Near Qalqilia

Israeli soldiers abducted, on Friday evening, a former Palestinian political prisoner, from Salfit governorate, in northeastern West Bank, after stopping him at a military roadblock, east of Qalqilia, in northern West Bank. Eyewitnesses said the soldiers abducted Essam Mansour, from Deir Istiya town, east of Salfit, and took him to […]

06 May
3:08

Army Injures Three Palestinians, Including One Journalist, In Kufur Qaddoum

Israeli soldiers attacked, Friday, the weekly protest in Kufur Qaddoum town, east of the northern West Bank governorate of Qalqilia, shot and injured three Palestinians, including a teenager and a photojournalist, while many suffered the effects of teargas inhalation. The Popular Committee in Kufur Qaddoum said the soldiers assaulted the […]

05 May
8:24

Many Palestinians Suffer The Effects Of Teargas Inhalation In Hebron

Medical sources have reported, Friday, that several Palestinians suffered the severe effects of teargas inhalation, during clashes that took place, in Bab az-Zawiya area, in the center of the city. The sources said local medics rushed to the area of clashes and provided the needed treatment to the wounded Palestinians. […]

05 May
7:41

Israeli Soldiers Shoot Eight Palestinians In Nabi Saleh

Israeli soldiers shot and injured, Friday, eight Palestinians, including five with live fire, and caused scores to suffer the effects of teargas inhalation, in Nabi Saleh village, north of Ramallah, in central West Bank. The soldiers invaded the village and attacked dozens of protesters, and fired live rounds at them, […]

05 May
4:44

Israeli Soldiers Injure Dozens Of Palestinians In The West Bank

Israeli soldiers attacked, Friday, hundreds of Palestinians in various parts of the occupied West Bank, , causing dozens of injuries, during processions in solidarity with the hunger striking detainees, held by Israel. Medical sources in Hebron, in the southern part of the West Bank, have reported that the soldiers shot […]

05 May
1:55

Israeli Government May Bring In Foreign Doctors To Force-feed Palestinian Hunger Strikers

As a mass hunger strike of Palestinian prisoners enters its third week, Israeli authorities told reporters that they are considering bringing in foreign doctors to force-feed the prisoners. The decision, which has not been finalized, comes after last year’s Israeli High Court ruling that force-feeding fits within Israeli law. But […]

05 May
12:33

18th day of hunger strike: More prisoners join mass hunger strike

Press Release – Ad-Dameer Prisoner Support and Human Rights Association: Palestinian political prisoners entered 18th day of hunger strike, the day that standing may become difficult or even impossible. On 3 May 2017, significant Palestinian political leaders declared they will be joining the mass hunger strike. A joint press conference […]

05 May
11:46

Israeli Soldiers Abduct Two Palestinians In Bethlehem

Israeli soldiers abducted, on Friday at dawn, two Palestinians, including a teenager, from their homes in Teqoua’ town, east of Bethlehem in the occupied West Bank. The soldiers invaded and ransacked several homes in the town, and abducted Mustafa Jamal al-Badan, 17, and Ziad Taleb Khalaf, 21. In related news, […]

05 May
3:01

Israeli Soldiers Abduct Two Palestinians In Northern Plains

Israeli soldiers invaded, Thursday, Bardala village, in the West Bank’s Northern Plains, and abducted two Palestinian men. The WAFA Palestinian News Agency said the soldiers abducted Aziz Sawafta and Mahmoud Sawafta, and took them to an unknown destination. The army said it invaded the village to look for what it […]

04 May
6:45

Palestinian Leader Abbas Meets with Trump, Praising Him (VIDEO)

Abbas flattered U.S. President Donald Trump in an effort to gain favor with him, but Trump offered nothing new in terms of US policy towards Palestinians, says Ali Abunimah of the Electronic Intifada. Ali Abunimah is co-founder of the award-winning online publication The Electronic Intifada and author of One Country: […]

04 May
6:23

PCHR Weekly Report On Israeli Human Rights Violations in the Occupied Palestinian Territory (27 April – 03 May 2017)

Israeli forces have continued their systematic crimes in the occupied Palestinian territory (oPt) for the week of 27 April – 03 May 2017. 37 Palestinian civilians were wounded during peaceful protests in the West Bank. Among the wounded were 14 children. 14 journalists, including 3 females, were beaten while covering […]

04 May
5:31

$1m in Israeli Aid for UNESCO Cut over Jerusalem Resolution

Israel said, on Wednesday, that it will cut back $1 million in aid for UNESCO, in response to a recent resolution which is critical of Israeli policy in Jerusalem. Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu, who announced the decision at a cabinet meeting on Wednesday, said that he had ordered the […]

04 May
5:22

Jordan Rejects Any Attempt to Undermine Arab Identity of Jerusalem

Jordan’s King Abdullah II, on Tuesday, welcomed Archbishop of Canterbury Justin Welby, and reviewed the Kingdom’s efforts to safeguard Islamic and Christian holy sites in Jerusalem, in addition to discussing the latest developments in the Middle East. The meeting, held at al-Husseiniya Palace and attended by King’s Personal Envoy and […]

04 May
5:10

MADA Calling for Wider Coalition to Defend Freedom of Expression

On World Press Freedom Day, the Palestinian Center for Development and Media Freedoms (MADA) has congratulated all colleagues and journalists in Palestine and the world, and renew the call to form a broader coalition for defending freedom of expression in Palestine by all the relevant organizations and bodies, especially the […]

04 May
11:53

Israel Moves 41 Hunger Striking Detainees To Ohali Kidar Prison

The Media Committee of the “Freedom and Dignity” hunger strike in Israeli prisons, said the Israeli Prison Authority has transferred, Thursday, 41 hunger striking detainees from Asqalan Prison to Ohali Kidar.  The committee stated that the soldiers conducted repeated and extensive invasions and searches of the detainees’ rooms and belongings, […]

04 May
11:25

Israeli Soldiers Demolish Residential And Commercial Structures In Jerusalem

Israeli soldiers invaded, on Thursday morning, the at-Tour neighborhood, overlooking the Old City of occupied East Jerusalem, and al-‘Eesawiyya town, in the center of the city, and demolished residential and commercial structures. The demolished commercial structures are owned by Khalil Abu Sbeitan and Rami Sayyad; the army claimed there were […]

04 May
11:12

Israeli Soldiers Abduct Eight Palestinians In The West Bank

Israeli soldiers abducted, on Thursday at dawn, at least eight Palestinians, seven of them during extensive and violent searches of hones, and one who was abducted from his work in occupied Jerusalem. The Hebron office of the Palestinian Prisoners’ Society (PPS) said the soldiers invaded Beit Ummar town, north of […]

04 May
9:40

Young Palestinian Man Suffers Serious Wounds By Israeli Army Fire In Hebron

Israeli soldiers shot and seriously injured, Thursday, a young Palestinian man allegedly after attempting to stab Israeli soldiers, near the Ibrahimi Mosque, in Hebron city, in the southern part of the occupied West Bank. Israeli sources claimed the young Palestinian man attempted to stab the soldiers at a military roadblock, […]

03 May
3:16

Israeli Soldiers Attack Palestinian Journalists Protesting Near Ofer Prison

On Wednesday, Israeli soldiers used excessive force against Palestinian journalists, marching in solidarity with the hunger striking detainees, and imprisoned journalists, near the Ofer Israeli prison, in Ramallah governorate of the occupied West Bank. The journalists were expressing their support to the striking detainees, demanding basic rights, and also demanding […]

03 May
2:45

Israeli Settler Rams Child With Car Near Hebron

Palestinian medical sources have reported that a child was injured, Wednesday, after a speeding Israeli settler, living in an illegal colony in the southern West Bank governorate of Hebron, rammed him with his car. The sources stated that the child, Laith Yousef Shatat, 8, suffered moderate wounds, before Palestinian medics […]

03 May
12:08

Israeli Settler, 19, Shot and Killed by Israeli Soldiers during Attempted Stabbing

A 19-year old Israeli settler was apparently mistaken for a Palestinian and immediately shot to death by Israeli soldiers at the Hizme checkpoint near Jerusalem. Israeli military standard procedure is to shoot to kill any Palestinian who appears to be attempting to attack or approach soldiers, while their standard procedure […]

03 May
11:45

Four Young Men Suffer Effects Of Teargas Inhalation In Qalqilia

Palestinian medical sources have reported that four young men suffered, on Wednesday morning, the effects of teargas inhalation, after Israeli soldiers invaded Qalqilia, in the northern part of the West Bank. The Emergency Unit in Qalqilia said the medics provided the needed treatment to four young men, who suffocated after […]

03 May
11:09

Army Invades Several Areas In The West Bank

Israeli soldiers invaded, overnight and during early hours Wednesday, several Palestinian communities, in various parts of the occupied West Bank, searched many homes and confiscated surveillance tapes and equipment. Media sources in Bethlehem said a large military force invaded Beit Fajjar town, south of the city, searched homes for hours, […]

03 May
10:44

Israeli Army Carries Out A Limited Invasion Into Southern Gaza

Several armored Israeli military vehicles, including bulldozers, carried out on Wednesday morning, a limited invasion into Palestinian lands in al-Fakhari town, east of Khan Younis, in the southern part of the Gaza Strip. Eyewitnesses said the invasion was carried out by several tanks and four armored bulldozers, while military drones […]

03 May
10:30

Three Jordanian Detainees Join Hunger Strike

As hundreds of Palestinian political prisoners in Israeli prisons continue their hunger strike for the seventeenth consecutive day, three Jordanian detainees joined the strike, the National Committee for Jordanian Detainees’ Affairs has reported. The committee stared that the three detainees who joined the strike are Riyad Saleh (abducted by the […]

03 May
9:56

Israeli Soldiers Abduct Three Children In Beit Fajjar

Israeli soldiers invaded, late on Monday at night, Beit Fajjar town, south of the West Bank city of Bethlehem, searched many homes and abducted three children. The Bethlehem office of the Palestinian Prisoners’ Society (PPS) said the soldiers broke into many homes, and violently searched them before abducting the three […]

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02 May
10:57

Former Political prisoner dies in protest tent

A former Palestinian political prisoner who joined the supporters of hunger-striking detainees at a solidarity tent died on Tuesday of a heart attack, just five months after his release from prison. While in Israeli detention, he was subjected to medical neglect, leading to a severe deterioration of his health, including […]

02 May
10:13

Israeli Army Jeep Targeted With Homemade Explosive In Qalqilia

A homemade explosive was hurled, on Tuesday at dawn, at an Israeli military jeep near Qalqilia city, in the northern part of the occupied West Bank, causing damage but no injuries. The Israeli army said several shots were also fired at the military jeep after the explosive object was thrown […]

02 May
1:17

MADA: Escalated Attacks against Jerusalem Journalists

Israeli occupation forces and police escalated their attacks against journalists and media, culminating in a wave of attacks on at least 14 journalists in East Jerusalem on Saturday, the 29th of April, 2017. An Israeli police cavalry unit attacked several journalists, injuring them and destroying their equipment, as well as preventing them […]

01 May
2:04

Israeli Soldiers Abduct Two Palestinians In Hebron

Israeli soldiers abducted, overnight, two young Palestinian men in the southern West Bank city of Hebron, and Surif town, northwest of Hebron, after invading and searching their homes, and confiscated a car. The Hebron office of the Palestinian Prisoners’ Society (PPS) has reported that the soldiers abducted Marwan ‘Ashour, 20, […]

01 May
10:01

Army Abducts A Palestinian From Tulkarem At The Al-Karama Border Crossing

Israeli soldiers abducted, on Sunday at night, a young Palestinian man, from the northern West Bank governorate of Tulkarem, while heading by home from Jordan. Media sources said Mustafa Jamal Msameh, from Shweika area, north of Tulkarem, was detained directly after crossing to the Israeli-controlled side of the terminal, and […]

01 May
9:23

Israeli Gas Bombs Burn Solidarity Tent Near Nablus

Israeli soldiers invaded, on Sunday at night, Sebastia town, northwest of Nablus, in the northern part of the occupied West Bank, and fired many gas bombs and concussion grenades at a solidarity tent, in support of the hunger striking detainees, causing it to burn. Media sources in Nablus said many […]

01 May
6:05

Two Palestinian Children Killed By Israeli Explosive Object In The Negev

Two Palestinian children, from a Bedouin community in the Negev, were killed on Tuesday, April 25th, 2017, after an explosive object detonated near them. The unexploded ordnance had apparently been dropped by Israeli soldiers during a previous live fire training, in Zarnouk village, in the Negev. The two children have […]

30 Apr
12:25

Child Injured After Being Struck By Israeli Settler’s Car In Hebron

Palestinian medical sources have reported, Monday, that a child suffered moderate wounds, after an Israeli colonialist settler’s rammed him with his car, and fled the scene. The sources sated that Morad Samer Razem, 4, was walking near Qfeisha building, in the center of Hebron city, when the Israeli car struck […]

30 Apr
11:18

Israeli Navy Abducts Two Fishermen; Soldiers Uproot Lands In The Gaza Strip

Several Israeli navy ships attacked, on Monday morning, Palestinian fishing boats in Gaza territorial waters, northwest of Gaza city, and abducted two fishermen. Soldiers invaded and uprooted farmlands in central Gaza. The navy fired many live rounds at the boats, and chased some of them to the shore, before abducting […]

30 Apr
11:02

PPS: “Israeli Soldiers Abduct 30 Palestinians In The West Bank”

The Palestinian Prisoners’ Society (PPS) has reported that Israeli soldiers abducted, on Monday at dawn, at least thirty Palestinians in different parts of the occupied West Bank, including seventeen in the al-‘Eesawiyya town, in East Jerusalem. The Hebron office of the PPS, in the southern part of the West Bank, […]

30 Apr
9:28

Israeli Soldiers Abduct Five Palestinians In Nablus

April 30, 2017 9:28 AM IMEMC News Israeli attacks, Nablus, News Report, West Bank 0

Israeli soldiers invaded, on Sunday at dawn, several Palestinian communities in the northern West Bank governorate of Nablus, searched many homes and abducted five Palestinians. Several army jeeps invaded Aseera ash-Shemaliyya town, north of Nablus, before the soldiers searched homes and abducted Mo’men Sabah, while another Palestinian, identified as Osama […]

30 Apr
7:53

Israeli Soldiers Assault Palestinian Journalists, Adduct Three Nonviolent Protestors, In Jerusalem

As hundreds of Palestinians marched in occupied East Jerusalem, on Saturday evening, in solidarity with the hunger striking Palestinian detainees in Israeli prisons, Israeli soldiers assaulted the nonviolent protesters, deliberately targeted local journalists, damages their cameras, and abducted three protesters. The soldiers, and police officers, assaulted a group of Palestinian […]

30 Apr
4:51

Israeli Soldiers, Colonists, Injure Two Palestinians Near Nablus

Palestinian medical sources have reported, Saturday, that two residents were injured, one by Israeli army fire, and one after being assaulted by fanatic Israeli colonists, invading Orif village, south of the northern West Bank city of Nablus. The sources said that one Palestinian, identified as Monir an-Nouri, suffered various cuts […]

30 Apr
3:58

Apartheid Wall: Construction Resumed Northeast of Bethlehem

Israeli authorities, Saturday, resumed construction of the apartheid wall on land seized from Palestinians in the village of al-Walaja, northeast of the southern West Bank district of Bethlehem, according to a local activist. ‏ Hasan Brijiyeh, from the wall and settlements committee in Bethlehem, told WAFA that Israeli occupation authorities […]

30 Apr
3:53

25,000 New Settlement Units Approved for Jerusalem

For two years, the Israeli government has been planning to build 25,000 new settlement units in the city of Jerusalem, an Israeli minister stressed on Friday. Israeli Housing Minister Yoav Galant told Israeli television Channel 2, on Thursday, that his ministry had been discussing the plan with Jerusalem’s Jewish municipality […]

30 Apr
3:44

Several Warehouses Burned in Beita Village

On Friday, a tear gas grenade, fired by Israeli forces after clashes broke out in Beita village, ignited a fire in a warehouse that contained plastic and cardboard which quickly spread, sending the flames to more than eight other warehouses. Locals say, according to the PNN, that the grenade was fired […]

29 Apr
11:02

Thousands March In Bethlehem In Solidarity With Hunger Striking Detainees

Thousands of Palestinians held, Friday, massive nonviolent processions in various parts of Bethlehem governorate, in the occupied West Bank, expressing their solidarity and support with the Palestinian detainees in Israeli prisons, ongoing with the hunger strike for the twelfth consecutive day. In Beit Sahour city, hundreds of Palestinians held a […]

29 Apr
7:05

Israeli Soldiers Abduct A Wounded Child From An Ambulance In Jerusalem

Israeli soldiers abducted, on Thursday evening, a Palestinian child who was shot by an army sharpshooter, in the al-‘Eesawiyya town, in occupied East Jerusalem, after the soldiers chased an ambulance transporting him to the hospital. The child, identified as Mos’ab Mahmoud Mheisin, 14, was shot by several live rounds in […]

28 Apr
9:11

Israeli Soldiers Injure Nine Palestinians, Attack Homes, In Hebron

April 28, 2017 9:11 PM IMEMC News Hebron, Israeli attacks, News Report, West Bank 0

Israeli soldiers invaded, on Friday afternoon, Beit Ummar town, north of the southern West Bank city of Hebron, and attacked protests held in solidarity with the hunger striking detainees, leading to clashes with local youths, wounding at least nine with, including two with Toto expanding bullets, and causing many to […]

28 Apr
8:49

Day of Rage: Many Palestinians Injured as Clashes Erupt across Occupied West Bank

Israeli soldiers stand guard in front of Palestinian stone throwers during clashes in Bethlehem. (AFP/Thomas Coex, File) Ongoing clashes have erupted across the occupied West Bank on Friday, with several Palestinians injured, on what Palestinians are calling the Day of Rage — initially called for by the Fateh movement — […]

28 Apr
8:48

Israeli Gas Bombs Cause Massive Fire In Nine Warehouses In Nablus

April 28, 2017 8:48 PM IMEMC News Israeli attacks, Nablus, News Report, West Bank 0

Israeli soldiers fired dozens of gas bombs at Palestinian protesters in Beita village, south of the northern West Bank city of Nablus, causing massive fires in nine warehouses, including one used for storing and selling plastic and cardboard boxes and sheets. The fire started in the warehouse, which was used […]

28 Apr
8:28

May Day: Palestinian Trade Unions Call for Intensifying BDS

Official statement from the Palestinian Trade Union Coalition for BDS (PTUC-BDS): “On May Day, we Palestinian trade unions are proud to stand with the trade union movement internationally as we collectively resist attacks on our working conditions, cuts to public services and job losses. We lend our voices to the […]

28 Apr
8:27

Undercover Israeli Soldiers Abduct Five Palestinians In Hebron

April 28, 2017 8:27 PM IMEMC News Hebron, Israeli attacks, News Report, West Bank 0

Undercover soldiers of the Israeli army infiltrated, Friday, an area close to the Hebron Governmental Hospital, in the southern West Bank city of Hebron, and abducted five young Palestinian men. Eyewitnesses said clashes took place between local youngsters and Israeli soldiers, who invaded the Zawiya area, and the area surrounding […]

28 Apr
8:19

Jerusalem Municipality to Seize Palestinian Land for ‘Tourist Center’

The tourist center is planned to neighbor a mosque in Ras al-Amud that serves Palestinians who are denied access to al-Aqsa Compound. On April 24, 2017, the West Jerusalem municipality published a plan to confiscate 1,300 square meters of land in Ras al-Amoud, an area adjacent to the Old City […]

28 Apr
8:04

Israel Cuts Water Supply to Jordan Valley Village

On Thursday morning, Israeli bulldozers destroyed all pipelines supplying water to Bardala village in the Jordan Valley, leaving approximately 3,500 villagers without water. According to the PNN, Mutaz Bisharat told news reporters that Israeli bulldozers, military jeeps and Israeli Civil Administration officials were behind the destruction of the pipelines. The […]

28 Apr
4:36

Activists Hold Weekly Protest In Bil’in, March In Solidarity With The Detainees

Dozens of Palestinians, accompanied by Israeli and international peace activists, marched Friday in Bil’in village, near Ramallah in the occupied West Bank, holding the weekly nonviolent procession against the illegal Israeli Annexation Wall and colonies, and in solidarity with the ongoing hunger strike of the Palestinian detainees. The protesters marched […]

28 Apr
4:19

At Least Fifteen Palestinians Injured By Israeli Army Fire In Ramallah

Israeli soldiers shot and injured, Friday, at least fifteen Palestinians in different communities in the central West Bank district of Ramallah, after the army assaulted processions in solidarity with the hunger striking Palestinian detainees in Israeli prisons. In Nabi Saleh village, north of Ramallah, the soldiers fired many live rounds, […]

28 Apr
3:45

Palestinian Detainees Continue Hunger Strike For The Twelfth Day

More than 1500 Palestinian detainees, held by Israel, are ongoing with the hunger strike which started twelve days ago, while many more plan to join, amidst massive solidarity protests and activities, across the occupied West Bank. The Media Committee of the “Freedom and Dignity” hunger strike, said undercover Israeli soldiers […]

28 Apr
3:13

Including Three Siblings, Israeli Soldiers Abduct Four Palestinians In Bethlehem

Israeli soldiers abducted, on Friday at dawn, four Palestinians men, including three siblings, in Bethlehem city, and nearby Doha town, in the occupied West Bank, after the soldiers invaded and searched many homes. The Bethlehem office of the Palestinian Prisoners’ Society (PPS) said many army vehicles invaded Doha town, and […]

28 Apr
2:57

Israeli Soldiers Injure Three Palestinians With Live Fire Near Ramallah

Israeli soldiers shot, on Thursday evening, two young men with live fire in Deir Abu Mashal village, west of Ramallah, and one in Nabi Saleh village, north of Ramallah, during clashes that took place after the army invaded the two villages. Media sources in Ramallah said the soldiers invaded the […]

27 Apr
3:09

Israeli Colonists Open Fire On A Nonviolent Palestinian Procession

As dozens of Palestinians marched, Thursday, in solidarity with the hunger striking detainees in Israeli prisons, a number of extremist Israeli colonists opened fire on them, in al-Biereh city, in central West Bank. Media sources said the settlers were in Psigot colony, illegally built on private Palestinian lands, in al-Biereh […]

27 Apr
2:48

VIDEO: Israel Acknowledges Use of Computer Algorithm for Palestinian Arrests

Mass detentions of over 400 Palestinians were the result of a computer algorithm based on their social media usage, explains TRNN’s Shir Hever. Shir Hever is an Economist working at The Real News Network. His economic research focuses on Israeli occupation of the Palestinian territory; international aid to the Palestinians […]

27 Apr
2:41

ICRC: Gaza on Edge of Collapse Due to Electricity Crisis

Director of the International Red Cross office in Gaza, Yves Daccord, said on Wednesday that the Gaza Strip is on edge of collapse due to severe electricity crisis. Warning that the Palestinian hospitals in Gaza are to stop offering healthcare services, he said: “Hospitals are to stop serving children, women […]

27 Apr
2:26

West Bank Palestinians Assaulted by Israeli Settlers

Israeli settlers, early Thursday, assaulted a Palestinian man and smashed his car near the settlement of Shave Shomron, to the west of Nablus, in the occupied West Bank, according to local sources. The settlers reportedly intercepted the car of Ali Qabaha, a Palestinian from the town of Ya’bad, near Jenin, […]

27 Apr
2:05

General Strike Held in Solidarity with Hunger Stikers

Palestinian institutions, on Thursday, held a comprehensive general strike in response to the Prisoners committees call for solidarity with detainees, who today entered their 11th day of collective hunger strike. According to the PNN, the strike includes all sectors except for health sector, tawjihi class and bakeries. This precedes an […]

27 Apr
1:09

Israeli Army Fires Two Shells Into A Qassam Site In Central Gaza

Israeli soldiers fired, Thursday, two artillery shells into a site, run by the Al-Qassam Brigades, the armed wing of Hamas, in Deir al-Balah, in central Gaza. The shells caused some property damage, without leading to any casualties, media sources in Gaza said. According to Israeli sources, the shells were fired […]

27 Apr
10:24

Israeli Soldiers Abduct A Young Palestinian Man In Beit Fajjar

The Bethlehem office of the Palestinian Prisoners’ Society (PPS) has reported that Israeli soldiers abducted, on Thursday at dawn, a young Palestinian man, from Beit Fajjar town, south of Bethlehem, in the occupied West Bank. The PPS said the soldiers invaded and searched homes and interrogated several Palestinians, before abducting […]

27 Apr
9:53

Army Abducts A Palestinian Near Nablus

April 27, 2017 9:53 AM IMEMC News Israeli attacks, Nablus, News Report, West Bank 0

Israeli soldiers invaded, on Thursday at dawn, Beit Dajan village, east of Nablus, in the northern part of the occupied West Bank, and abducted a university student from his home. Media sources in Nablus said the soldiers broke into and searched a few homes in Nablus, and abducted Naseer Radwan […]

27 Apr
9:30

Israeli Colonists Injure A Palestinian, Cause Damage To Cars, Near Jenin

Several illegal Israeli colonists attacked, on Thursday at dawn, many Palestinian cars in the northern West Bank governorate of Jenin, causing damage, in addition to assaulting a man after pelting his car with rocks, causing injuries that required hospitalization. Medical sources in Jenin said the colonists attacked Ali Ahmad Kabaha, […]

27 Apr
8:55

Israeli Soldiers Abduct Five Palestinians, Including A Child, In Qalqilia And Tubas

Israeli soldiers abducted, on Thursday at dawn, five Palestinians, including a child, in the West Bank governorates of Qalqilia and Tubas. The Qalqilia office of the Palestinian Prisoners’ Society (PPS), in the northern part of the occupied West Bank, said the soldiers invaded Kufur Qaddoum town, east of the city, […]

27 Apr
6:28

Israeli Court Sentences Palestinian Teenage Girl To Ten Years

The Israeli District Court in occupied Jerusalem sentenced, Wednesday, a Palestinian teenage girl to ten years in prison, after convicting her of “an attempted stabbing attack,” in the city. The verdict came after Israel delayed her court hearings 24 times since he abducted in February 2016. The court session was […]

27 Apr
4:30

After 28 Days In Israeli Morgue, Slain Mother Buried Next To Her Son

After Israel held her body for 28 consecutive days since the soldiers shot her, and prevented medics from approaching her, eventually leading to her bleeding to death, the corpse of slain Palestinian mother from Shu’fat refugee camp, in occupied Jerusalem, was finally released to her family, and was buried next […]

26 Apr
3:54

PCHR Concerned over Life of Palestinian Prisoners on Hunger Strike in Israeli Jails

The Palestinian Center for Human Rights (PCHR) is strongly concerned over the life of hundreds of Palestinian prisoners, who have started a hunger strike for 10 days in the Israeli jails in protest against the deterioration of their living conditions and deprivation of their most basic human rights. PCHR emphasizes […]

26 Apr
3:48

Dozens Of Former Political Prisoners Launch A Solidarity Hunger Strike In Tubas

Mahmoud Sawafta, the head of the Palestinian Prisoners’ Society (PPS) in Tubas, in the northeastern part of the occupied West Bank, said that dozens of former political prisoners have started, Wednesday, a solidarity hungers strike with Palestinian detainees, who are holding an open-ended hunger strike, demanding legitimate rights. The former […]

26 Apr
3:01

461 Palestinian Women Killed in Syrian Conflict

About 461 Palestinian refugee women have been killed in Syria as a result of various reasons, including bombing, sniping, clashes and torture, the Action Group for Palestinian of Syria reported Wednesday. According to Al Ray, the group recorded that the total number of Palestinian refugees killed in Syria is 3,483 since the […]

26 Apr
2:43

10,000 New Settlement Units Approved in Jerusalem

The Israeli Ministry of Housing and the West Jerusalem municipality has revived the construction of 10,000 settlement units in Atarot settlement, to the north of Jerusalem. PNN reports thayt, according to Israeli media, the construction plans have been frozen for years, due to the Obama administration’s opposition to building settlements. […]

26 Apr
11:24

Israeli Soldiers Invade Kifl Hares Town, Near Salfit

April 26, 2017 11:24 AM IMEMC News Israeli attacks, Nablus, News Report, West Bank 0

Dozens of Israeli soldiers invaded, earlier on Wednesday at dawn, the town of Kifl Hares, west of Salfit in central West Bank, and prevented the Palestinians from using the streets, while Israeli colonists visited sites in the area. The Maan News Agency said many army vehicles invaded the town, fire […]

26 Apr
11:09

Army Seriously Injures A Palestinian Near Nablus

April 26, 2017 11:09 AM IMEMC News Israeli attacks, Nablus, News Report, West Bank 0

Israeli soldiers shot and seriously injured, Tuesday, a Palestinian teenager from the northern West Bank governorate of Nablus, after he reportedly attempted to stab soldiers, near a military base, close to Huwwara junction. The Israeli army said the Palestinian “attempted to stab Israelis, but was shot by the soldiers,” before […]