Category Archives: Types

15 Jun
10:44

Israeli Soldiers Abduct Nine Palestinians In Hebron, Bethlehem, Nablus And Qalqilia

Updated: Israeli soldiers invaded, on Thursday at dawn, many Palestinian homes in the West Bank governorates of Hebron, Bethlehem, Nablus and Qalqilia, and abducted nine Palestinians, the Palestinian Prisoners’ Society (PPPS) has reported. The Hebron office of the PPS, in the southern part of the occupied West Bank, said the […]

Palestine Today - audio
15 Jun
1:34

Palestine Today 06 14 2017

June 15, 2017 1:34 AM Ghassan Bannoura Audio report, Palestine 0

Download / Listen Here Welcome to Palestine Today, a service of the International Middle East Media Center, www.imemc.org, for Wednesday, June, 14, 2017. Troops injuries four youth during West Bank invasions and targets fishermen in Gaza. Theses stories, and more, coming up, stay tuned. Israeli soldiers invaded, on Wednesday at […]

14 Jun
12:14

Israel Demolishes Al-Araqeeb Village For The 114th Time

June 14, 2017 12:14 PM IMEMC News Israeli attacks, Negev, News Report 0

Israeli soldiers and police officers demolished, Wednesday, the at-Araqeeb village in the Negev, and demolished dozens of residential sheds and tens, for the 114th consecutive time. Locals in the village said the invasion was carried out by the police, and employees of ‘Israel Land Authority,” before the bulldozers demolished the […]

14 Jun
11:22

Israeli Soldiers And Navy Open Fire On Gaza Farmers And Fishermen In Gaza

Israeli soldiers and navy opened fire, on Wednesday morning, targeting a few fishing boats in Palestinian territorial waters, and against farmers, in the northern and southern parts of the Gaza Strip. Eyewitnesses said the soldiers, stationed on military towers, across the border fence east of Khan Younis, in the southern […]

14 Jun
11:22

Updated: Israeli Soldiers Abduct Two Palestinians In Jenin, One In Qalqilia

June 14, 2017 11:22 AM IMEMC News Israeli attacks, Jenin, News Report, West Bank 0

Israeli soldiers invaded, on Wednesday at dawn, Jaba’ town and Msalya village, south of the northern West Bank city of Jenin, searched homes and abducted two Palestinians. The army also abducted one Palestinian in Qalqilia. The Jenin office of the Palestinian Prisoners’ Society (PPS) said the soldiers abducted Mos’ab Mohammad […]

14 Jun
10:36

Israeli Soldiers Injure Four Palestinians, Abduct Three, In Bethlehem

Israeli soldiers invaded, on Wednesday at dawn, the Deheishe refugee camp, south of Bethlehem in the occupied West Bank, before shooting four Palestinians and abducting two others, in addition to abducting one Palestinian in Husan town, west of Bethlehem. The invasion into the Deheishe refugee camp was carried out by […]

Palestine Today - audio
14 Jun
2:11

Palestine Today 06 13 2017

June 14, 2017 2:11 AM Ghassan Bannoura Audio report, Palestine 0

Download / Listen Here Welcome to Palestine Today, a service of the International Middle East Media Center, www.imemc.org, for Tuesday, June, 13, 2017. Israel renew admirative detention of Palestinian journalist and approves reduction of electricity supply to Gaza. These stories, and more, coming up, stay tuned. Israeli soldiers abducted, Tuesday, […]

13 Jun
9:10

Israeli Soldiers Abduct Eight Palestinians In The West Bank

Israeli soldiers abducted, Tuesday, at least eight Palestinians, including a woman and two siblings, in different parts of the occupied West Bank, the Palestinian Prisoners’ Society (PPS) has reported. The Hebron office of the PPS, in the southern part of the West Bank, said the soldiers abducted Manal Mahmoud Abu […]

13 Jun
8:09

Israel Cuts Gaza Electricity to 2 Hours a Day

The Israeli Security Cabinet approved, Sunday, a 35 per cent reduction of the electricity supply to Gaza Strip. Gaza residents have electricity for less than six hours a day, now, due to the 10-year-old Israeli-Egyptian and internationally-backed siege. After this reduction, each household will have less than two hours  of […]

13 Jun
7:52

Birzeit University Ranked Among Top 3% Best Universities

Birzeit University students walking on campus. (Photo courtesy of Birzeit University) Birzeit University (BZU), north of Ramallah, was among the top three percent of the best universities in the world, according to the Quacquarelli Symonds (QS) Rankings, a BZU press release said on Monday. For the first time, Birzeit University […]

13 Jun
7:39

Three Prominent Palestinian Organizers, Journalists Ordered to Further Imprisonment without Charge or Trial

Three prominent Palestinian activists were ordered to additional periods of administrative detention, imprisonment without charge or trial. Palestinian journalist Hasan Safadi, youth organizer Hassan Karajah and leftist community leader Rami Fadayel, all of Ramallah, were ordered to further imprisonment without charge or trial by Israeli military courts. Fadayel, 37, has […]

13 Jun
6:55

PLO Releases Report on Israel’s Transgressions: Silence at the Security Council and Security Cooperation

Christof Lehmann (nsnbc) : The Palestine Liberation Organization (PLO) released a report detailing Israel’s aggression and transgressions in Palestine and against Palestinians from January 1 through May 31, 2017. The report does not show an unprecedented rise in the incidence of killings and other transgressions against fundamental rights; Instead, it provides a […]

Palestine Today - audio
13 Jun
5:00

Palestine Today 06 12 2017

June 13, 2017 5:00 AM Ghassan Bannoura Audio report, Palestine 0

Download / Listen Here Welcome to Palestine Today, a service of the International Middle East Media Center, www.imemc.org, for Monday, June, 12, 2017. Israeli troops invade West Bank communities and abduct civilians meanwhile navy ships attack Gaza fishermen. These stories, and more, coming up, stay tuned. Israeli soldiers abducted, on […]

12 Jun
2:51

Israeli Soldiers Abduct Fifteen Palestinians In The West Bank

Israeli soldiers abducted, on Monday at dawn, fifteen Palestinians in different parts of the occupied West Bank, the Palestinian Prisoners’ Society (PPS) has reported. The Jerusalem office of the PPS, said the soldiers invaded and ransacked several homes in the occupied city, and abducted five Palestinians identified as Majd Sa’eeda, […]

11 Jun
7:44

Israel Approves Theft of Palestinian Detainees’ Salaries

The Israeli cabinet approved, on Sunday, a bill proposal which aims to deduct the salaries of Palestinian detainees, former and current, from Palestinian Authority deposits. The bill was proposed by Israeli MK Elazar Stern, from Yesh Atid, and signed by the Likud MKs David Bitan and Avi Dichter. After discussing […]

11 Jun
7:34

Al Aqsa Closed by Israeli Authorities

Israeli police shut down, on Sunday, the gates of al-Aqsa Mosque compound in Jerusalem, denying entry and exit of Muslim worshipers to and from the compound. Israeli police claimed, according to WAFA, that the site was shut down after some worshipers at the compound pelted stones at Israeli settlers who […]

11 Jun
7:26

Former Hunger Strikers Suffering Serious Health Crises

Serious health symptoms have appeared on a number of prisoners who joined the recent hunger strike, indicating that a number of prisoners have suffered brain damage and other psychological and neurological problems as a result of pressure and repression practiced against them, which led to a serious deterioration in their […]

11 Jun
7:16

PFLP Demands PA Release Youth Activist Nassar Jaradat and End “Security Cooperation” with Israel

nsnbc : The Popular Front for the Liberation of Palestine (PFLP) demanded that the Palestinian Authority (PA) immediately release Palestinian youth activist Nassar Jaradat and ends the so-called security cooperation with the Israeli occupation. Security services of the Palestinian Authority seized youth activist Nasar Jaradat in Ramallah four days ago. The […]

11 Jun
11:35

Israeli Navy Opens Fire On Palestinian Fishermen And Farmers In Gaza

Israeli navy ships attacked, Sunday, many Palestinian fishing boats, and farmers, in the northern and southern parts of the besieged Gaza Strip, causing damage. Media sources in Gaza said the navy fired dozens of live rounds at the fishing boats, close to the shore in northern Gaza, forcing the fishermen […]

11 Jun
11:14

Israeli Soldiers Abduct Seven Palestinians In Hebron

June 11, 2017 11:14 AM IMEMC News Hebron, Israeli attacks, News Report, West Bank 0

Israeli soldiers abducted, on Sunday at dawn, seven Palestinians from their homes, in various parts of the southern West Bank governorate of Hebron, the Palestinian Prisoners’ Society (PPS) has reported. The PPS stated that several Israeli army jeeps invaded Surif town, west of Hebron, and abducted Khaled Ahmad Ar’ar and […]

11 Jun
8:38

How Have 50 Years of Israeli Occupation of Palestinian Land Changed Israel? (VIDEO)

Denial and lies about the occupation have allowed Israelis to cover up the reality of what the occupation has done to Palestinians, and so the occupation could continue for another 50 years, says Israeli journalist Gideon Levy. Gideon Levy is a prominent Israeli journalist and author of the weekly column […]

11 Jun
8:18

No News on Palestinians Missing since 2014 Gaza War, says Red Cross

The International Committee of the Red Cross (ICRC) has not received any answers from Israel regarding Palestinians who have been missing since the Israeli offensive on the besieged Gaza Strip in 2014, a Gaza-based spokeswoman for the group said, on Saturday. The 51-day offensive in 2014 left more than 2,000 […]

11 Jun
8:01

Human Rights Groups Brief US Congress on Palestinian Children after 50 Years under Occupation

Over 60 attendees, including staff from at least 36 congressional offices, joined human rights advocates on Capitol Hill on Thursday, for a briefing to mark 50 years since the Israeli military occupied the West Bank, including East Jerusalem, and the Gaza Strip. Representatives of Human Rights Watch, Defense for Children […]

11 Jun
7:55

Ashrawi Deems Adoption of UN Resolution a Victory for Palestinian Women

PLO Executive Member Dr. Hanan Ashrawi welcomed the United Nations Economic and Social Council’s (ECOSOC) adoption of a draft resolution entitled, “Situation of and assistance to Palestinian women,” which was recommended by the Commission on the Status of Women in its sixty-first session in March: “On behalf of the Palestinian […]

10 Jun
6:53

Israel Stealing Assistance for Palestinians, says UN

A United Nations’ official has publicly recognized that Israeli occupation authorities are stealing UN assistance heading to Palestinians in the occupied territories, a statement said. Marking 50 years of the Israeli occupation of the Palestinian territories, the UN Coordinator for Humanitarian Aid and Development Activities Robert Piper said: “For humanitarians, […]

10 Jun
6:45

PCHR Weekly Report On Israeli Human Rights Violations in the Occupied Palestinian Territory (01 – 07 June 2017)

Israeli forces continued with systematic crimes in the occupied Palestinian territory (oPt) for the week of 01 – 07 June 2017. In 2 crimes of excessive use of force, Israeli forces killed a girl in the West Bank and another civilian in the Gaza Strip.12 Palestinian civilians, including 2 children, […]

10 Jun
6:28

Major Chilean Universities Heed BDS Call, Cancel Events Sponsored by Israeli Embassy

Students at the University of Chile call for an end to ties with Israeli academic institutions. Student-led BDS campaigns resulted in two major Chilean universities canceling events co-sponsored by the Israeli embassy and featuring Joe Uziel, a director of the Israel Antiquities Authority (IAA). On Monday, Alberto Hurtado University’s Anthropology Department […]

10 Jun
6:17

Settlers Continue to Vandalize Palestinian Property in Jerusalem

Israeli Jewish settlers, Friday overnight, vandalized a number of Palestinian-owned cars in the Beit Safafa neighborhood, south of East Jerusalem. WAFA correspondence reported the settlers slashed the tires of several Palestinian-owned cars and spray-painted racist anti-Arab graffiti on walls in the neighborhood. Settler violence against Palestinians and their property is […]

10 Jun
6:09

Israel Considers Withdrawing from UN Human Rights Council

Israel said that it may withdraw from the UN Human Rights Council, Israel Hayom reported, yesterday. The paper said that Tel Aviv wants the council to abolish two procedures against it, in order for it to remain a member. It explained, according to the PNN, that the first reason is […]

10 Jun
6:02

UNRWA Condemns Construction of Tunnel under Gaza School as Violation of Neutrality

nsnbc : The United Nations Relief and Works Agency in the Gaza Strip, Palestine, condemned in the strongest possible terms, the construction of tunnels underneath UNRWA operated schools as a violation of the agency’s neutrality. In a statement released by UNRWA spokesman Christopher Gunness, the agency stated that on June […]

10 Jun
2:30

Israeli Soldiers Kill One Palestinian, Injure Ten Others, In Gaza

Israeli soldiers killed, Friday, one Palestinian and injured at least ten others, after the army attacked dozens of Palestinian protesters, in Palestinian lands, near the border fence east of Jabalia, in the northern part of the Gaza Strip. Medical sources at the Indonesian Hospital, in nearby Beit Lahia city, said […]

Audio report - this week in Palestine
10 Jun
2:03

This Week in Palestine Week 23 2017

June 10, 2017 2:03 AM Ghassan Bannoura Audio report, Palestine 0

Download / Listen Here Welcome to this Week in Palestine, a service of the International Middle East Media Center, www.imemc.org, for June 03, to the 09th, 2017. Four Palestinians were killed by Israeli gunfire as Palestinians marked this week the 50th anniversary of the 1967 Israeli-Arab war These stories, and […]

10 Jun
1:48

Israeli Soldiers Attack The Weekly Protest In Kufur Qaddoum

Israeli soldiers attacked, Friday, the weekly protest in Kufur Qaddoum, near the northern West Bank city of Qalqilia, and fired rubber-coated steel bullets and gas bombs. Morad Eshteiwy, the media coordinator of the Popular Committee against the Annexation Wall and Colonies in Kufur Qaddoum, said the soldiers fired many gas […]

09 Jun
5:26

June 8th Marks 50th Anniversary of USS Liberty Incident (VIDEO)

Official statement from  www.usslibertyveterans.org: ON JUNE 8, 1967, while patrolling in international waters in the Eastern Mediterranean Sea, USS Liberty (AGTR-5) was savagely attacked without warning or justification by air and naval forces of the state of Israel.  Of a crew of 294 officers and men (including three civilians), the ship […]

Palestine Today - audio
09 Jun
3:55

Palestine Today 06 08 2017

June 9, 2017 3:55 AM Ghassan Bannoura Audio report, Palestine 0

Download / Listen Here Welcome to Palestine Today, a service of the International Middle East Media Center, www.imemc.org, for Thursday, June, 08, 2017. Troops uproot Palestinian trees and detain civilians during invasions targeting West Bank communities.  These stories, and more, coming up, stay tuned. Israeli soldiers, accompanied by army bulldozers, […]

08 Jun
10:45

Israeli Soldiers Abduct Three Children In Jerusalem

Israeli soldiers abducted, Thursday, three Palestinian children in the at-Tour town, in occupied East Jerusalem. Media souses in Jerusalem, said the soldiers chased many Palestinians, reportedly after throwing stones at the military vehicles, and abducted the three children. The abducted children were moved an interrogation center in the city, after […]

08 Jun
10:12

Israeli Bulldozers Uproot Lands Near Jenin

Israeli soldiers, accompanied by army bulldozers, invaded Palestinians lands and uprooted them, overnight, near ‘Arraba town, southwest of the northern West Bank city of Jenin, in northern West Bank. Media sources said the soldiers invaded the evacuated Mabo Dothan military base, near ‘Arraba, and continued bulldozing the lands surrounding it. […]

08 Jun
9:41

Israeli Soldiers Abduct Two Palestinians In Hebron And Bethlehem

Israeli soldiers abducted, on Thursday at dawn, two Palestinians from the West Bank governorates of Hebron and Bethlehem, in the occupied West Bank, during invasions and violent searches of homes. The Hebron office of the Palestinian Prisoners’ Society (PPS) said the soldiers invaded the ath-Thaheriyya town, south of the city, […]

08 Jun
9:08

Israeli Soldiers Abduct Two Palestinians In Jenin And Nablus

Israeli soldiers abducted, on Thursday at dawn, two young Palestinian men, in the northern West Bank governorates of Jenin and Nablus, after the army invaded many homes and searched them, the Palestinian Prisoners’ Society (PPS) has reported. The Jenin office of the PPS said the soldiers abducted Tha’er Osama Mansour, […]

Palestine Today - audio
08 Jun
7:53

Palestine Today 06 07 2017

June 8, 2017 7:53 AM Ghassan Bannoura Audio report, Palestine 0

Download / Listen Here Welcome to Palestine Today, a service of the International Middle East Media Center, www.imemc.org, for Wednesday, June, 07, 2017. A Qassam fighter dies in Gaza and Israeli troops attack communities in the West Bank injuring a number of civilians.  These stories, and more, coming up, stay […]

08 Jun
7:10

Army Invades Homes in Hebron, Fires Gas Bombs Wounding Many Palestinians

Israeli soldiers invaded, on Wednesday at night, several Palestinian homes in Hebron city, in the southern part of the occupied West Bank, searched many homes and confiscated cash and checks, in addition to firing gas bombs at homes, causing many residents to suffer the effects of teargas inhalation. Media sources […]

08 Jun
6:51

Qassam Fighter Killed In An Explosion In Rafah

The Al-Qassam Brigades, the armed wing of Hamas movement, has reported on Wednesday at night, that one of its senior leaders was killed in an accidental explosion, and that three fighters were injured. Al-Qassam said Ibrahim Hussein Abu Naja, 51, was killed on Wednesday evening, in what it called “an […]

08 Jun
6:23

Palestinian Women Detainees Engage in Protest Actions

Palestinian women prisoners in Israeli jails launched protest actions on Monday, 5 June as they began to return meals and refuse to stand up for roll call. They are responding to an announced plan to move a number of women prisoners from HaSharon prison to Ramle prison. In addition, the […]

08 Jun
6:14

Amnesty International Launches Pro-BDS Campaign against Settlements

Fifty years into the Israeli occupation of the West Bank, Gaza, and East Jerusalem, NGO Amnesty International announced, on Wednesday, that it was launching a campaign to convince the international community to implement a full boycott of illegal Israeli settlements across the occupied Palestinian territory. “One of the tragedies of […]

08 Jun
5:52

Report: Israeli Planning 67,000 New West Bank Housing Units, Knesset Calls for Total Annexation

Israeli news site Yedioth Ahronoth (Ynet) has published a report on housing unit construction plans made by the West Bank Israeli Settlement Council in order to solve the housing crisis in the Gush Dan settlement bloc. The plans, which were made in agreement with Israeli Housing Minister Yoav Galant, were presented […]

08 Jun
5:46

Israel Minister of Interior Re-questioned over Tax Fraud Case

Israeli Interior Minister Aryeh Deri and his wife were questioned once again, on Monday, by the police’s anti-corruption and organised crime unit for alleged involvement in criminal offenses, Israel’s Channel 2 television reported. The minister is suspected of receiving bribes and money laundering, fraud, dishonesty, theft and tax evasion. Deri […]

07 Jun
10:45

Israeli Soldiers Abduct A Palestinian In Tubas, Confiscate A Tractor In Nablus

Israeli soldiers abducted, on Wednesday at dawn a young Palestinian man in Tubas city, in the northeastern part of the occupied West Bank, confiscated a tractor and attacked two Palestinians, in Qosra town, south of Nablus, in northern West Bank. The Tubas office of the Palestinian Prisoners’ Society (PPS) said […]

07 Jun
8:41

Israeli Soldiers Injure Five Palestinians, Abduct One, In Qalqilia

Israeli soldiers invaded, on Wednesday at dawn, Qalqilia city, in the northern part of the occupied West Bank, shot and injured three with live fire, and two others who were hit with bullets’ fragments, and abducted a young man. Media sources in Qalqilia said several army vehicles invaded the city, […]

07 Jun
7:17

Norman Finkelstein (pt3): 50 Years After Since June 1967 War, Israel Continues World’s Longest Military Occupation

In the third and final installment of TRNN’s special on the 50th anniversary of the June 1967 war, author and scholar Norman Finkelstein argues that the U.S.-backed “peace process” was never intended to end the Israeli occupation. Norman G. Finkelstein received his doctorate in 1988 from the Department of Politics […]

Palestine Today - audio
07 Jun
5:14

Palestine Today 06 06 2017

June 7, 2017 5:14 AM Ghassan Bannoura Audio report, Palestine 0

Download / Listen Here Welcome to Palestine Today, a service of the International Middle East Media Center, www.imemc.org, for Tuesday, June, 06, 2017. Israeli soldiers kill a Palestinian police officer in Gaza and injures civilians in the West Bank. These stories, and more, coming up, stay tuned. Israeli soldiers shot […]

07 Jun
1:59

Israeli Soldiers Kill A Palestinian Police Officer In Gaza

Israeli soldiers shot and killed, on Tuesday evening, a Palestinian staff sergeant with the traffic police, after shooting him in the abdomen, and injured at least seven other Palestinians. The Health Ministry in Gaza said the Palestinian, Fadi Ibrahim Najjar, 25, was shot with a live round in the abdomen, […]

06 Jun
12:11

Israeli Soldiers Abduct Eight Palestinians In Jerusalem, Bethlehem And Salfit

Israeli soldiers abducted, on Tuesday at dawn, five Palestinians in Jerusalem, two in Bethlehem, and one in Salfit, in the occupied West Bank, during extensive invasions and violent searches of homes. The Palestinian Prisoners Society (PPS) has reported that the soldiers invaded and ransacked many homes in occupied Jerusalem, interrogated […]

06 Jun
11:53

Several Children Injured In Nabi Saleh

Israeli soldiers invaded, on Tuesday at dawn, the village of Nabi Saleh, northwest of the central West Bank city of Ramallah, violently searched and ransacked homes, and fired many gas bombs at homes, during clashes that took place following the invasion, causing many children to suffer the severe effects of […]

06 Jun
11:28

Israeli Army Abducts Four Palestinians, Injures Dozens, In Hebron

Israeli soldiers invaded, on Tuesday at dawn, Beit Ummar town, north of Hebron, in the southern part of the occupied West Bank, and abducted four Palestinians, among them three siblings, including a child, and caused dozens of residents to suffer the effects of teargas inhalation. Mohammad Awad, a media activist […]

06 Jun
10:27

Israeli Police Kills A Palestinian In Kafr Qassem

June 6, 2017 10:27 AM IMEMC News Israel, Israeli attacks, News Report 0

Israeli police officers shot and killed, on Monday evening, a young Palestinian man in Kafr Qassem, east of Tel Aviv, after the police invaded the town, and resorted to excessive use of force against the residents, amidst accusations that the police are not providing security to the Arab citizens of […]

06 Jun
5:50

Empire Files Rewind: Inside the Hotbeds of Israeli Settler Terror

Published on Jan 10, 2017 Abby Martin goes on-the-ground to the epicenters of state-backed settler terrorism in Palestine’s occupied West Bank. This installment visits both the rural countryside of Douma—interviewing the surviving members of the Dawabsha family, victims of a horrific arson attack that left three dead—and the urban center […]

06 Jun
5:41

Tracking the Trends of the Palestinian Cause Since 1967

by Nadia Hijab, Mouin Rabbani  The Palestinian cause today has in some respects reverted to where it stood before the 1967 War. It is worth retracing this trajectory to understand how we reached the current situation, and derive insights on where to go from here. Looking Back On the eve […]

06 Jun
5:25

Palestinian Resentenced to Life in Prison, 34 Years after Being Released

Israeli authorities have resentenced a Palestinian man to life in prison, the Palestinian Prisoners Society (PPS) reported on Monday, more than 30 years after he was released in a prisoner swap deal. Yousif Hassan Ahmad Abu al-Kheir, a 74-year-old Palestinian from the coastal city of Akka in Israel, was serving […]

06 Jun
5:12

Extremists Vandalize Palestinian Cars in East Jerusalem

Israeli fanatics are believed to be behind the slashing of car tires and the spray painting of hate graffiti on cars in two different East Jerusalem areas, according to Israeli police. According to WAFA, a spokesperson said that the tires of several cars parked in the French Hill and in […]

06 Jun
5:02

765 Surveillance Cameras to be Installed in Jerusalem

The Israeli ministry of public security, the police command and the Jerusalem municipality are planning to install new security cameras in Jerusalem, Israel Hayom newspaper revealed yesterday, according to the PNN. The paper said that a surveillance and control centre will be established in the Jewish settlement of Gilo, in […]

06 Jun
4:51

Norman Finkelstein (pt2): Why American Jews Embraced Israel After the June 1967 War

In the second part of this three-part interview special, author and scholar Norman Finkelstein analyzes the material, emotional and psychological factors behind the American Jewish embrace of Israel after the June 1967 war. Norman G. Finkelstein received his doctorate in 1988 from the Department of Politics at Princeton University. He […]

Palestine Today - audio
06 Jun
4:13

Palestine Today 06 05 2017

June 6, 2017 4:13 AM Ghassan Bannoura Audio report, Palestine 0

Download / Listen Here Welcome to Palestine Today, a service of the International Middle East Media Center, www.imemc.org, for Monday, June, 05, 2017. Israeli police kill a Palestinian young man near Tal Aviv and wounds five others at the Gaza borders. These stories, and more, coming up, stay tuned. Israeli […]

06 Jun
2:07

Israeli Soldiers Injure Five Palestinians In Gaza

Israeli soldiers shot and injured, on Monday evening, five young Palestinian men with live fire, during clashes that took place after the soldiers opened fire on youngsters in Palestinian lands, close to the border fence, in various parts of the besieged coastal region. The soldiers, stationed in military towers, and […]

05 Jun
10:15

Many Palestinians Injured By Israeli Gas Bombs, One Abducted, Near Ramallah

Israeli soldiers invaded, on Monday at dawn, the al-Jalazoun refugee camp, north of the central West Bank city of Ramallah, and fired many gas bombs, causing several Palestinians from the same household, to suffer the effects of teargas inhalation. Media sources in Ramallah said several Israeli army vehicles invaded the […]

05 Jun
9:51

Army Abducts A Palestinian Near Bethlehem

The Bethlehem office of the Palestinian Prisoners’ Society (PPS), in the occupied West Bank, has reported that Israeli soldiers have abducted, at dawn Monday, a Palestinian teenage boy, in Teqoua’ town, east of Bethlehem. The PPS stated that the soldiers invaded and searched many homes in the town, and interrogated […]

05 Jun
9:30

Soldiers Abduct One Palestinian, Detain Another, In Hebron

Israeli soldiers abducted, on Monday at dawn, a young Palestinian man from the town of ath-Thaheriyya, south of Hebron, in the southern part of the occupied West Bank, and detained another Palestinian from Hebron city. Media sources un Hebron said the soldiers invaded ath-Thaheriyya town, before breaking into and searching […]

05 Jun
8:13

Israeli Soldiers Abduct A Palestinian, Briefly Detain Two, Near Jenin

Israeli soldiers abducted, on Sunday at night, a young Palestinian man, and briefly detained two others, from the al-‘Assa’sa village, and Ya’bad town, southwest of the northern West Bank city of Jenin. The soldiers abducted Khaled As’ous, from the al-‘Assa’sa village, after stopping him at a military roadblock, near Deir […]

05 Jun
5:34

Norman Finkelstein (pt1): Six-Day War, 50-Year Occupation — What Really Happened in June 1967?

In the first of an extended three-part interview on the 50th anniversary of the June 1967 Arab-Israeli war, author and scholar Norman Finkelstein debunks the enduring myths surrounding that historic confrontation — myths that have sustained​ the ensuing Israeli ​occupation of Palestinian lands​. Norman G. Finkelstein received his doctorate in […]

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 […]

05 Jun
1:29

50 Years of Israeli Occupation a Shame for the International System: PLO Secretary General Saeb Erekat

nsnbc: Marking 50 years of Israeli occupation, Dr. Saeb Erekat, Secretary General of the Palestine Liberation Organization (PLO), stressed that the anniversary puts to shame the international system. In a statement released by the PLO negotiations Affairs Department on June 4, 2017, Dr. Saeb Erekat notes that “We are marking […]

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
11:42

Sahar Francis: Palestinian Prisoner Hunger Strike Suspended After 40 Days, but Could Resume

Sahar Francis of the Addameer Prisoner Support Association talks about what the Palestinian detainees’ hunger strike achieved, and explains why strike leader Marwan Barghouti says that it could resume if the agreement is violated. TRNN transcript: Aaron Mate: It’s The Real News, I’m Aaron Mate. The Palestinian prisoner hunger strike […]

Audio report - this week in Palestine
03 Jun
8:33

This Week in Palestine Week 22 2017

June 3, 2017 8:33 PM Ghassan Bannoura Audio report, Palestine 0

Download / Listen Here Welcome to this Week in Palestine, a service of the International Middle East Media Center, www.imemc.org, for May 27, to June 02, 2017. A Palestinian teenager was killed this week, four more injured by army gunfire in separate incidents, in the meantime the Israeli government approves […]

03 Jun
7:14

Beyond the Binary: Two States, One State, Failed State, No State

by Amal Ahmad Though the international community has hailed the two-state solution since the early 1990s, it has become clear that Israel’s fragmentation of Palestinian people and territory over the past 50 years aims to make a sovereign Palestinian state impossible. While politicians explain this as a result of misunderstandings or […]

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
8:05

Art as a Form of Nonviolent Resistance: Palestine (2/2)

Political cartoonist Mohammad Saba’aneh talks about the Palestinian  hunger strike, resistance, BDS, and the role that art and political cartoons play in the resistance to the Israeli occupation. TRNN transcript: Sharmini Peries: Welcome back to my interview with Mohammad Sabaaneh. He is a political cartoonist, and he has just published […]

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 […]

Palestine Today - audio
02 Jun
4:30

Palestine Today 06 01 2017

June 2, 2017 4:30 AM Ghassan Bannoura Audio report, Palestine 0

Download / Listen Here Welcome to Palestine Today, a service of the International Middle East Media Center, www.imemc.org, for Thursday, June, 01, 2017. Troops injuries a Palestinian teenager as army bulldozers level a bedwin home in the Negev. These stories, and more, coming up, stay tuned. Israeli soldiers shot and […]

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 […]