Category Archives: Types

07 Oct
5:06

Soldiers Attack The Weekly Protest In Kufur Qaddoum

Israeli soldiers attacked, Friday, the weekly procession in Kufur Qaddoum village, east of Qalqilia, in the northern part of the occupied West Bank. Morad Eshteiwi, the media coordinator of the Popular Committee in Kufur Qaddoum, said the soldiers tried to ambush the protesters near the new water reservoir of the […]

Audio report - this week in Palestine
07 Oct
4:54

This Week in Palestine Week 40 2017

October 7, 2017 4:54 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 September 30, to October 06, 2017. As the Palestinian government enters Gaza, Israeli attacks targeting Palestinians leave eight civilians injured including two children. These stories, and more, coming up, […]

07 Oct
4:47

Army Injures Five Palestinians In Northern Gaza

Israeli soldiers shot and injured, on Friday evening, four Palestinians east of Jabalia town, in the northern part of the Gaza Strip, and one near al-Boreij refugee camp, in Central Gaza. Medical sources said the soldiers fired many gas bombs and rubber-coated steel bullets at a group of Palestinians, east […]

07 Oct
4:25

Israeli Soldiers Invade Rommana Village Near Jenin

October 7, 2017 4:25 AM IMEMC News Israeli attacks, Jenin, News Report, West Bank 0

Several Israeli military jeeps invaded, on Friday at night, Rommana village, west of the northern West Bank city of Jenin. Media sources said the soldiers invaded the village, and installed a military roadblock near a charitable society. The sources added that the soldiers stopped and searched dozens of cars, and […]

06 Oct
10:44

Weekly Report On Israeli Human Rights Violations in the Occupied Palestinian Territory (28 September – 04 October 2017)

Israeli forces continued with systematic crimes in the occupied Palestinian territory (oPt) for the week of 28 September – 04 October 2017. 6 Palestinian civilians, including 3 children, were wounded in the West Bank and Gaza Strip. Shooting: During the reporting period, Israeli forces wounded 6 Palestinian civilians, including 3 […]

06 Oct
10:24

Distinguished Israeli Doctor Supports BDS

Dr. Ruchama Marton is a distinguished Jewish-Israeli civil society leader, a psychiatrist, feminist and the Founder and President of Physicians for Human Rights – Israel (PHRI). She has spoken out about why she is convinced that the BDS movement is critical to ending Israeli crimes against the Palestinian people. October 2017 — […]

06 Oct
9:43

Gaza Now Officially Under Unity Government Administration

Hamas has officially declared that the Gaza Strip is under the administration of Palestinian Unity Government. They said, on Thursday, that it would work to support the national reconciliation government and strengthen its role to carry out its tasks. Hamas spokesman, Abdul Latif al-Qanoua, said in a press statement that […]

06 Oct
9:33

Detained Teens in Gaza Highly Vulnerable to Abuse

Mustafa Salman, 16, died on September 22 following his suicide attempt while being detained at a police station in the northern Gaza Strip. (Photo: courtesy of Salman’s family)  Ramallah, October 4, 2017 — Children in conflict with the law in Gaza, under the current Hamas-led government, are at severe risk of […]

06 Oct
3:34

Israeli Colonists Injure A Child In Hebron

On Thursday at night, several Israeli colonists hurled stones at Palestinian cars, east of Hebron city, in the southern part of the occupied West Bank, wounding a child in her face and head. Medical sources in Hebron said the child, Yaffa Jaber, only seven years of age, suffered various cuts […]

06 Oct
3:24

Soldiers Attack A Nonviolent Procession In Hebron

Israeli soldiers attacked, Friday, a nonviolent procession in Qalqas village, east of the southern West Bank city of Hebron, and detained many journalists. Aref Jaber, an activist against Israeli colonies, said the soldiers resorted to the excessive use of force against the nonviolent protesters, and fired several gas bombs at […]

06 Oct
2:16

Army Injures Twelve, Abducts Two, In Al-Biereh

Palestinian medical sources have reported, Friday, that Israeli soldiers shot and injured at least twelve Palestinians, and abducted two others, after the army invaded Um ash-Sharayet neighborhood, south of al-Biereh city, in central West Bank. Media sources said that invasion was concentrated in Abu Kweik street, in Um ash-Sharayet, where […]

06 Oct
1:03

Israeli Soldiers Ransack And Photograph Homes of Two Detainees In Jenin

October 6, 2017 1:03 PM IMEMC News Israeli attacks, Jenin, News Report, West Bank 0

Israeli soldiers invaded, on Friday at dawn, Qabatia town, south of the northern West Bank city of Jenin, before breaking into and ransacking the family homes of two detainees, causing excessive damage, leading to clashes between the soldiers and local youngsters, causing dozens of Palestinians to suffer the effects of […]

06 Oct
11:36

Israeli Colonists Seriously Injure A Palestinian Man In West Bank

Palestinian medical sources have reported that a young man was seriously injured, earlier Friday, after Israeli colonists hurled stone at his car, while driving on the main Nablus-Ramallah road, in the occupied West Bank. The sources said the young man, Mahmoud Mohammad Jarar’a, 26, from ‘Aseera ash-Shemaleyya town, near the […]

Palestine Today - audio
06 Oct
6:48

Palestine Today 10 05 2017

October 6, 2017 6:48 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, October, 05, 2017. Troops close roads cutting Palestinian farmers from lands and detain civilians. These stories, and more, coming up, stay tuned. Ahead of the olive picking season in Palestine, […]

06 Oct
5:52

Army Abducts Six Palestinians In Nabi Saleh

Israeli soldiers invaded, on Thursday evening, Nabi Saleh village, north of the central West Bank city of Ramallah, stopped a bus filled with Palestinians heading to a wedding hall, and abducted six young men. The soldiers stopped the bus, and many Palestinian cars, at the military roadblock on the main […]

05 Oct
1:17

Army Abducted 400 Palestinians, Including 55 Children, In September

The Palestinian Center for Detainees’ Studies has reported that Israeli soldiers have abducted more than 400 Palestinians, including 55 children and eight women, in September. Researcher Riyad al-Ashqar said the soldiers, and navy, have abducted seven fishermen close to the shore in the Gaza Strip, in addition to abducting Ramzi […]

05 Oct
12:04

Army Closes Rural Road, Prevents Farmers From Entering Their Lands, In Bethlehem

October 5, 2017 12:04 PM IMEMC News Bethlehem, Israeli attacks, News Report, West Bank 0

Ahead of the olive picking season in Palestine, Israeli soldiers closed, Thursday, a main rural road leading to orchards and farmlands, in Husan town, west of the occupied West Bank city of Bethlehem, and refused to allow the farmers into their own lands. Hasan Hamamra, the head of Husan Village […]

Palestine Today - audio
05 Oct
7:42

Palestine Today 10 04 2017

October 5, 2017 7:42 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, October, 04, 2017. Troops invade West Bank communities, injuries an old man and detain other civilians. These stories, and more, coming up, stay tuned. Several undercover Israeli soldiers attacked, on […]

05 Oct
6:59

Social Media Posts Leading to Palestinian Detentions Hidden from Inmates by Israeli Police

October 5, 2017 6:59 AM IMEMC News & Agencies Israel, News Report, Prisoners 0

Israeli law enforcement agencies are not revealing to detainees which of their social media posts led to the issuance of a warrant for their arrest and their subsequent detention, a press release said on Wednesday. This practice is being employed disproportionally against Palestinian citizens of Israel and seriously impairs their […]

05 Oct
6:49

“Greater Jerusalem” Bill to Annex 19 Illegal Settlements

Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu has pledged his support for the so-called “Greater Jerusalem” bill, which is tantamount to the annexation of 19 illegal settlements in the Jerusalem area, including Maaleh Adumim, where between 125,000 and 150,000 Israeli settlers live. Maale Adumim is the third largest settlement in population size, […]

05 Oct
6:32

Qurai: Seizure of Southern Al Aqsa Dangerous

Ahmed Qurai, Member of the Executive Committee of the PLO and Head of the Jerusalem Affairs Department, warned of the establishment of an Israeli special committee that put forth a plan to seize 40% of the southern part of Al-Aqsa Mosque, an area of about 144 dunams. In a press […]

05 Oct
6:25

Undercover Soldiers Assault An Elderly Palestinian Man Near Jerusalem

Several undercover Israeli soldiers attacked, on Wednesday, an elderly Palestinian man from Beit Surik town, northwest of occupied East Jerusalem. Eyewitnesses said the undercover soldiers attacked Mustafa Afalqa, causing many cuts and bruises to his head and face, and other parts of his body. The Palestinian was assaulted near the […]

05 Oct
6:22

Empire Files Rewind: Israelis Speak Candidly to Abby Martin About Palestinians

Published on Oct 1, 2017 On the streets of Jerusalem, Abby Martin interviews Jewish Israeli citizens from all walks of life. In several candid interviews, disturbing comments reveal commonly-held views about Palestinians and their future in the region. Israeli-born human rights activist Ronnie Barkan explains why these attitudes dominate Israeli […]

05 Oct
6:06

Thousands Call for End of Irish Arms Trade with Israel (Photos)

On Wednesday, 4th October, 2017, the Ireland-Palestine Solidarity Campaign presented the Irish Government with over 23,000 signatures to a petition demanding an end to bilateral arms trade between Israel and Ireland. PNN reports that human rights campaigners were joined by TDs and Senators from the Oireachtas [Irish parliament], and Dublin […]

04 Oct
10:43

Army Abducts Two Palestinians In Jerusalem

October 4, 2017 10:43 AM IMEMC News Israeli attacks, Jerusalem, News Report, West Bank 0

Israeli soldiers invaded, on Wednesday at dawn, the towns of al-‘Eesawiyya, Hizma and Silwan, in occupied East Jerusalem, searched homes and abducted two Palestinians. The soldiers invaded and searched homes in ‘Obeid neighborhood, in the al-Eesawiyya town, in the center of Jerusalem, and interrogated several Palestinians, the Palestinian Prisoners’ Society […]

04 Oct
10:16

Israeli Soldiers Abduct Six Palestinians In The West Bank

October 4, 2017 10:16 AM IMEMC News Hebron, Israeli attacks, Jenin, News Report, West Bank 0

Israeli soldiers abducted, on Wednesday at dawn, six Palestinians, including four in of the southern West Bank governorate of Hebron, summoned one Palestinian for interrogation and confiscated large sums of cash. The Hebron office of the Palestinian Prisoners’ Society (PPS) said dozens of soldiers invaded and violently searched homes in […]

04 Oct
7:52

Israel Bans Children from Playing in Al-Aqsa Mosque Courtyard

Israeli occupation authorities have prohibiting Muslim children from playing in the courtyards surrounding Al-Aqsa Mosque. A report by the Israeli TV Channel 7 said that orders were issued to police units at Al-Aqsa in occupied Jerusalem not to allow children to play with balls in the courtyards. It also reported, […]

04 Oct
7:33

Israeli Forces Demolish Al-Araqib for 119th Time

Israeli forces demolished, on Tuesday, the Bedouin village of al-Araqib, in the Naqab region of southern Israel, for the 119th time since 2010. Aziz al-Turi, a local activist, said that Israeli bulldozers accompanied by police forces raided the village and demolished its makeshift homes without any consideration for their residents, and […]

04 Oct
7:25

Palestinian Tech Researcher Publishes Study on Nanotechnology

The researcher at the Department of Physics in Palestine Technical University- Kadoorie, Dr. Ishaq Musa, published a joint paper written in collaboration with researchers in the United Arab Emirates University (UAEU), in a scientific journal under the title “Synthesis and Length Dependent Photoluminescence Property of Zinc Oxide Nanorods.” In this […]

04 Oct
7:13

Bennett Demands Halt of PA Revenue Transfer as Netanyahu Condemns Reconciliation

Israeli right wing Education Minister Naftali Bennett called on Israel to terminate the transfer of tax revenue to the Palestinian Authority (PA), in response to both Palestine’s new membership in the INTERPOL and to the current reconciliation process between Hamas and the PA. In yet another extremist statement, he said […]

Palestine Today - audio
04 Oct
5:06

Palestine Today 10 03 2017

October 4, 2017 5:06 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, October, 03, 2017. Troops invade West Bank communities, injuries civilians and abduct others. These stories, and more, coming up, stay tuned. Several Israeli army jeeps invaded, on Tuesday evening, Beit […]

04 Oct
1:51

Army Injures Many Palestinians Near Hebron

October 4, 2017 1:51 AM IMEMC News Hebron, Israeli attacks, News Report, West Bank 0

Several Israeli army jeeps invaded, on Tuesday evening, Beit Ummar town, north of the southern West Bank city of Hebron, and injured many Palestinians during ensuing clashes. Media activist, Mohammad Awad, said the soldiers invaded the ath-Thaher area, near Karmie Tzur illegal colony, which was built on Palestinian lands south […]

04 Oct
1:29

Israeli Soldiers Abduct A Palestinian Near Jenin

October 4, 2017 1:29 AM IMEMC News Israeli attacks, Jenin, News Report, West Bank 0

Israeli soldiers abducted, Tuesday, a young Palestinian man from Ya’bad town, and also invaded Qabatia town, in the northern West Bank governorate of Jenin. The soldiers invaded Ya’bad town, west of Jenin, and abducted a young man, identified as Mohammad Qais Amarna, after invading his home and searching it. In […]

03 Oct
2:31

Army Photographs Homes, A Graveyard And A Spring, In Bethlehem

Israeli soldiers invaded, Tuesday, the al-Walaja village, west of Bethlehem in the occupied West Bank, photographed homes and a building, a graveyard and a water spring. Ibrahim Awadallah, an activist from al-Walaja, said dozens of soldiers, accompanied by employees of the Civil Administration Office of the Israeli military, invaded the […]

03 Oct
1:26

Israeli Soldiers Abduct Fifteen Palestinians In The West Bank

Israeli soldiers abducted, overnight and at dawn Tuesday, at least fifteen Palestinians in different parts of the occupied West Bank, after invading their homes and searching them. The Palestinian Prisoners’ Society (PPS) has reported that the soldiers abducted Mahmoud Hamza from the al-Jalazoun refugee camp, Ahmad Omar Zahran and Othman […]

Palestine Today - audio
03 Oct
7:05

Palestine Today 10 02 2017

October 3, 2017 7:05 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, October, 02, 2017. Three Palestinians injured, four abducted during West Bank invasions as the Palestinian cabinet arrives in Gaza. These stories, and more, coming up, stay tuned. Israeli soldiers invaded, […]

03 Oct
5:30

Watchtower As A Neighbor in Arroub Refugee Camp

A child rollerblades down a small street in Arroub refugee camp. (Photo: DCI-Palestine / Ahmad Al-Bazz) Bethlehem, October 2, 2017—Hadeel Janazra, 13, lives right next to the site where a Palestinian teen was shot dead last spring. Israeli forces shot the teen directly in the heart, killing him on the […]

03 Oct
5:16

Livni: Only Jews Have Right to Self-Determination in Israel

Israeli Former Foreign Minister Tzipi Livni has claimed that only Jews have the national right for self-determination in Israel. Livni, whose Hatnuah faction forms part of the opposition Zionist camp, made the remarks as part of ongoing discussions in the Knesset about the exact nature of a proposed “nation-state bill,” […]

03 Oct
5:09

When Buildings Break Bones

Photo: The mayor of Urif shows ISM activists where settler attacks have come from. 10/01/17 | International Solidarity Movement | Nablus Team  It was a somber trip through the villages of Urif, Einabus, and Huwara yesterday. Their peripheries continue to be threatened by the illegal settlement of Yitzar, which sits […]

03 Oct
5:02

Palestinian Journalists Demand Decisive Action on Israeli Violations

The Palestinian Journalists Forum denounced the recent escalation in Israel’s egregious violations of international law, against them in the West Bank. Israeli forces detained, in the early hours of Monday, Al-Aqsa channel correspondents Alaa Tetti, from northern Hebron, and Ameer Abu A’raam, from Birzeit, after breaking into and ransacking their […]

03 Oct
4:47

Celebration in Gaza over PA Reconciliation Visit

The Palestinian Authority (PA), represented by PM Rami Hamdallah, arrived in Gaza this afternoon, through Erez checkpoint, for an official welcome and made optimistic statements in regard to a national reconciliation, after 10 years of division between the West Bank and Gaza Strip. The cabinet is scheduled to hold its […]

03 Oct
2:14

Soldiers Injure Many Palestinians In Shu’fat Refugee Camp

Israeli soldiers invaded, on Monday evening, Shu’fat refugee camp, north of occupied East Jerusalem in the West Bank, leading to clashes before the army shot at least three Palestinians, including a child, and caused scores to suffer the effects of teargas inhalation. The Palestinian Red Crescent Society said one child, […]

02 Oct
11:08

Army Abducts Four Palestinians In Hebron And Jenin

October 2, 2017 11:08 AM IMEMC News Hebron, Israeli attacks, Jenin, News Report, West Bank 0

Israeli soldiers abducted, on Monday at dawn, four Palestinians, including one journalist, in the West Bank governorates of Hebron and Jenin, during extensive military invasions and violent searches of homes. The Hebron office of the Palestinian Prisoners’ Society (PPS), in the southern part of the occupied West Bank, has reported […]

02 Oct
6:46

Israel Imposes Tight Siege On The West Bank

The Israeli occupation authorities have decided to impose a tight siege on the entire West Bank for eleven days while it celebrates Sukkot Jewish holiday. The decision was made by Israeli Defense Minister Avigdor Lieberman, although the military leadership expressed concerns regarding this move, which could lead to further tension […]

02 Oct
6:23

Israeli Soldiers Abduct A Young Man In Anata

Israeli soldiers invaded, on Sunday evening, Anata town, northeast of occupied East Jerusalem, and abducted a young man. Media sources said the soldiers invaded the town, and surrounded a car, before abducting the young man who was driving it, and took him to an unknown destination. The identity of the […]

01 Oct
9:33

85 Israeli Settlers Break into Al-Aqsa Mosque

Dozens of Israeli settlers carried out Talmudic rituals after breaking into Al-Aqsa Mosque Courtyards from Magharba Gate, on Sunday morning, heavily guarded by special Israeli forces. Mosque sources said, according to the PNN, that extremists settlers provocatively carried out Talmudic rituals and prayers in the mosque, and that an extremist […]

01 Oct
9:12

Keeping Palestinian Women in Israel on the Economic Margins

by Suheir Abu Oksa Daoud, Al Shakaba Palestinian Policy Network Overview Palestinian women citizens of Israel have one of the world’s lowest participation rates in the labor market, while their Jewish counterparts have one of the highest rates. Though Israeli government officials have publicly stated that the country needs to boost […]

01 Oct
8:59

43 Israeli Violations against Palestinian Journalists for September 2017

The Palestinian Ministry of Information (MOI) has documented a number of Israeli violations in an ongoing systematic escalation against Palestinian journalists, perpetrated in an attempt to whitewash Israeli crimes against the Palestinians. In a report issued by the Mentoring and Follow-up Unit in the ministry, it mentioned that 43 violations […]

01 Oct
8:41

PLO Officials Criticize US Attempts to Validate Occupation

PLO Executive Committee Member Dr. Hanan Ashrawi and the Secretary-General of the PLO Executive Committee Dr. Saeb Erekat both issued press releases criticizing US ambassador David Friedman, who said that Israel is occupying only 2% of the West Bank, among other statements that show his “blatant bias to Israel,” as Dr. Ashrawi […]

01 Oct
11:02

Israeli Soldiers Abduct Two Palestinians, Injured Several Others, In Bethlehem

October 1, 2017 11:02 AM IMEMC News Bethlehem, Israeli attacks, News Report, West Bank 0

Dozens of Israeli soldiers invaded, earlier Sunday, the Deheishe refugee camp, and al-Khader town, in the West Bank governorate of Bethlehem, abducted two Palestinians, and injured several others during ensuing clashes. The soldiers invaded Deheishe refugee camp, south of Bethlehem, stormed and ransacked many homes, before abducting a young man, […]

01 Oct
10:47

Army Isolates Eleven Villages Near Jerusalem

October 1, 2017 10:47 AM IMEMC News Israeli attacks, Jerusalem, News Report, West Bank 0

Israeli soldiers closed, on Sunday at dawn, the main gate leading to eleven villages and towns, after briefly opening it, and prevented all Palestinians under the age of thirty from entering or leaving them. More than sixteen villages and towns have been under strict Israeli siege for the sixth consecutive […]

01 Oct
10:21

Israeli Soldiers Prevent Farmers From Entering Their Lands Near Qalqilia

Israeli soldiers prevented, Sunday, many Palestinian farmers from entering their orchards and farmlands, isolated near Maali Shomron illegal colony, which was built on their lands. The farmers said they wanted to enter their orchards to pick their olive trees, but the soldiers stopped them and prevented them from entering their […]

01 Oct
9:40

Soldiers Injure Many Palestinians, Cause Fire In Two Homes, And Abduct A Woman Near Bethlehem

Several Israeli army jeeps invaded, earlier on Sunday morning, the town of Doha, west of the West Bank city of Bethlehem, searched many homes and injured many Palestinians before abducting one woman, and caused fires in two homes. The invasion was carried out by a large military force before the […]

01 Oct
4:35

P. A. To Employ Renewable Energy In All Educational Facilities

On Saturday, the Palestinian Education Minister, Sabri Saidam, stated that the Palestinian Ministerial Council has made a strategic decision to employ renewable energy utilities on the rooftops of all schools and higher education facilities, to advance clean and renewable energy. He stated that the “Palestine Investment Fund” has been chosen […]

30 Sep
6:31

Soldiers Assault Nonviolent Protesters In Hebron

Dozens of Israeli soldiers attacked, Friday, nonviolent Palestinian protesters, marching in the southern West Bank city of Hebron, to protest the escalating Israeli violations against the city, including the Ibrahimi Mosque, and the colonialist activities. The procession started after noon prayers in the Ibrahimi Mosque, and was called for by […]

30 Sep
5:22

Israeli Soldiers Injure Several Palestinians In Bethlehem

September 30, 2017 5:22 AM IMEMC News Bethlehem, Israeli attacks, News Report, West Bank 0

Israeli soldiers invaded, on Friday evening, Wad Shahin area in the West Bank city of Bethlehem, and clashed with many youngsters, before firing gas bombs and concussion grenades at them, causing many Palestinians to suffer the effects of teargas inhalation. The soldiers fired many gas bombs and concussion grenades at […]

30 Sep
4:59

Trump Administration Hires Israeli Military Contractors to Build U.S.-Mexico Border Wall

Official statement from the BNC: The Palestinian BDS National Committee (BNC), the largest coalition in Palestinian civil society that leads the global BDS movement, strongly condemns the U.S. Department of Homeland Security (DHS) decision to award millions of dollars in contracts to fulfill President Donald Trump’s  ominous promise to expand […]

30 Sep
4:48

Friday Protest in Kafr Qaddoum Suppressed by Israeli Forces

Israeli forces suppressed a weekly march in the village of Kafr Qaddoum, in the northern occupied West Bank district of Qalqilia, on Friday, firing rubber-coated steel bullets at Palestinian protesters. Coordinator of the village’s popular resistance Murad Shteiwi told Ma’an News Agency that Israeli forces “attacked” protesters by firing rubber-coated […]

30 Sep
4:39

Israel Angered by Russian Hosting of Hamas Official

Israel protested after Russia hosted a senior Hamas leader in Moscow, Saleh Arouri who was part of a Hamas delegation to Moscow. For several years, Arouri was based in Turkey, where he communicated instructions to Hamas. He then moved to Doha, Qatar, and now lives in Lebanon. The Hamas delegation, […]

Audio report - this week in Palestine
30 Sep
3:30

This Week in Palestine Week 39 2017

September 30, 2017 3:30 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 September 23, to the 29, 2017. As Palestinian political groups announce reconciliation this week one Palestinian and three Israeli soldiers are killed during an attack in the West Bank […]

30 Sep
2:55

Israeli Soldiers Attack The Weekly Protest In Ni’lin

Israeli soldiers attacked, Friday, the weekly nonviolent procession against the Annexation Wall and colonies, in Nil’in village, west of the central West Bank city of Ramallah. Mohammad Amira, a member of National Committee Against the Wall and Colonies in Ni’lin, said the nonviolent procession started from the center of the […]

29 Sep
2:30

Israeli Soldiers Abduct Two Palestinians Near Ramallah

September 29, 2017 2:30 PM IMEMC News Israeli attacks, News Report, Ramallah, West Bank 0

Israeli soldiers abducted, Friday, two young Palestinians men, after invading and searching their homes in Silwad town, east of Ramallah, in central West Bank. The Palestinian Prisoners’ Society (PPS) said the soldiers abducted Mousa Hammad and Amer Hammad, and took them to an unknown destination. Furthermore, the army invaded the […]

29 Sep
11:59

Army Abducts Three Palestinians, Injures An Elderly Woman, In Hebron

September 29, 2017 11:59 AM IMEMC News Hebron, Israeli attacks, News Report, West Bank 0

Israeli soldiers invaded, on Friday at dawn, the southern West Bank city of Hebron, broke into and searched homes, and abducted three Palestinians in addition to assaulting an elderly woman, and a pregnant woman. Resident Hilmi Mahmoud al-Qawasmi said the soldiers wired and detonated the main door of his home, […]

29 Sep
11:20

Israeli Sentenced to 8 Years for Setting ‘Loaves & Fishes’ Church on Fire

September 29, 2017 11:20 AM Celine Hagbard Holy sites, Human rights, Israel, News Report 0

An Israeli court sentenced Yinon Reuveni, 22 to eight years imprisonment for the arson targeting the Church of Loaves and Fishes near Tiberias two years ago. His lawyer said that he intends to appeal the sentence, and claimed that the proof of Yinon’s involvement was insufficient. The lawyer also accused […]

29 Sep
10:56

Israeli Soldiers Abduct Thirteen Palestinians In Ya’bad, Near Jenin

September 29, 2017 10:56 AM IMEMC News Israeli attacks, Jenin, News Report, West Bank 0

Dozens of Israeli soldiers invaded, on Friday at dawn, Ya’bad town, southwest of the northern West Bank city of Jenin, searched and ransacked many homes, and abducted thirteen Palestinians, including children. The WAFA News Agency has reported that the soldiers invaded many neighborhoods in the town, before breaking into dozens […]

29 Sep
10:10

Army Abducts Seven Palestinians In Bethlehem And Jerusalem

Israeli soldiers abducted, overnight and at dawn Friday, three Palestinians in Bethlehem governorate, and four in Biddu village, northwest of Jerusalem, in the occupied West Bank. Media sources said several army jeeps invaded ‘Aida refugee camp, north of Bethlehem, searched homes and abducted Mustafa Salim Abu Aker, 17. The soldiers […]

29 Sep
9:33

Israeli Soldiers Abduct Five Palestinians From Jenin

September 29, 2017 9:33 AM IMEMC News Israeli attacks, Jenin, News Report, West Bank 0

Israeli soldiers abducted, on Thursday evening, four Palestinians from Ya’bad town, southwest of the northern West Bank city of Jenin, and one from Silat al-Harithiya, west of Jenin, while he was working in Bisan. The Jenin office of the Palestinian Prisoners’ Society (PPS) has reported that the soldiers abducted Ma’ab […]

Palestine Today - audio
29 Sep
5:50

Palestine Today 09 28 2017

September 29, 2017 5:50 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, September, 28, 2017. Israeli troops close-off Palestinian villages and detain civilian as troops invade homes. These stories, and more, coming up, stay tuned. The Israeli army continued, for the third […]

29 Sep
4:54

PCHR Weekly Report On Israeli Human Rights Violations in the Occupied Palestinian Territory (20 – 27 September 2017)

Israeli forces continued with systematic crimes in the occupied Palestinian territory (oPt), for the week of 20 – 27 September, 2017. An armed Palestinian was killed at the entrance to “Har Adar” settlement, northwest of Jerusalem, a Palestinian civilian wounded during Kafr Qaddoum weekly protest, northeast of Qalqilia, while Israeli […]

29 Sep
4:40

Three Palestinian Detainees Suspend Hunger Strikes

September 29, 2017 4:40 AM IMEMC News & Agencies Israel, News Report, Prisoners 0

Photo: Anas Shadid Three Palestinian prisoners in Israeli jails have suspended their strikes in agreements on Wednesday and Thursday, 27 and 28 September. Anas Shadid, 21, launched his hunger strike when he was moved into isolation in Hadarim prison and continued the strike for 15 days until suspending it on Thursday morning, 28 September. […]

29 Sep
4:24

Pro-Israel Lobby Losing Its Grip On Westminster

by Yvonne Ridley, Days of Palestine This has not been a good week for Israel, especially in Britain, where the Zionist lobbyists have spent millions in recent years oiling the cogs in Westminster to persuade politicians of all stripes to give their unconditional support to their favourite state. It has […]

29 Sep
4:17

UN Takes First Concrete Step To Hold Israel Accountable For Violating Palestinian Human Rights

Zeid Ra’ad Al Hussein, UN High Commissioner for Human Rights, shakes hand with delegates before the opening of the 36th session of the Human Rights Council, at the European headquarters of the United Nations. Credit: Laurent Gillieron/AP Media reports reveal that the UN High Commissioner for Human Rights began sending letters, two […]

29 Sep
4:09

Jordan Valley Road, Water Lines, Destroyed by Israeli Forces

Israeli forces, late Wednesday, destroyed water pipes and a rural road serving Palestinian farmers, in the Jordan Valley-area village of Atouf, according to WAFA. Israeli forces accompanied by a bulldozer raided the occupied West Bank village late Wednesday, destroying the water pipes and the rural road, causing clashes to break […]

29 Sep
3:58

Settlers Storm Joseph’s Tomb

September 29, 2017 3:58 AM IMEMC News & Agencies Holy sites, Nablus, News Report 0

Hundreds of Israeli settlers stormed Joseph’s Tomb, in the city of Nablus, on Thursday, under the protection Israeli forces and the pretext of establishing Talmudic prayers. Local sources said that soldiers closed the eastern neighborhoods of Nablus and Balata refugee camp, and erected military barriers to protect the settlers. The […]

29 Sep
3:48

154 Settlers Storm Al-Aqsa Mosque under Protection of Israeli Forces

September 29, 2017 3:48 AM IMEMC News & Agencies Holy sites, Jerusalem, News Report 0

154 settlers stormed Al-Aqsa Mosque, under heavy guard protection from the Israeli forces on Thursday morning. Settlers raided the area from Al Maghariba Gate, through small groups, and carried out suspicious and provocative tours in the holy site. The first group of settlers came  in the morning, while other groups […]

28 Sep
11:21

Israeli Soldiers Abduct Several Palestinians In The West Bank

Israeli soldiers abducted, on Thursday at dawn, several Palestinians during invasions and searches of homes in the occupied West Bank, and clashed with many youngsters near Jerusalem. The Israeli army said it arrested, in Beit Surik village, northwest of occupied East Jerusalem, several relatives of Nimir al-Jamal, 37, who opened […]

28 Sep
8:38

For The Third Day, Sixteen Villages Remain Isolated, Fifty Schools Shut, Near Jerusalem

September 28, 2017 8:38 AM IMEMC News Israeli attacks, Jerusalem, News Report, West Bank 0

The Israeli army continued, for the third consecutive day, the complete isolation of sixteen Palestinian villages, northwest of occupied Jerusalem, in addition to closing various roads and continuing the state of curfew, imprisoning the villages in their homes, and causing the closure of fifty schools. The soldiers shut all roads […]

28 Sep
7:57

Israeli Soldiers Abduct A Father And His Son, Near Hebron

September 28, 2017 7:57 AM IMEMC News Hebron, Israeli attacks, News Report, West Bank 0

Israeli soldiers abducted, on Wednesday evening, a Palestinian father and his son, from Janba area, east of Yatta town, south of Hebron city, in the southern part of the occupied West Bank. The soldiers invaded the area and searched homes, before abducting Maher Mousa Abu Rabea’a, and his son, Mousa, […]

28 Sep
6:38

Soldiers Destroy Water Pipeline Near Tubas, Confiscate Tractors And Water Truck In Northern Plains

Israeli soldiers destroyed, on Wednesday evening, a water pipeline and bulldozed an agricultural road in ‘Atouf village, south of Tubas, in northeastern West Bank, in addition to confiscating a tractor and a water truck in the West Bank’s Northern Plains. Bashar Bani Odah, a member of ‘Atouf Local Council, said […]

Palestine Today - audio
28 Sep
4:27

Palestine Today 09 27 2017

September 28, 2017 4:27 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, September, 27, 2017. Troops attack a nonviolent protest and destroy water pipelines. These stories, and more, coming up, stay tuned. Israeli soldiers attacked, Wednesday, a nonviolent procession against the […]

27 Sep
3:48

Death Penalty Should Immediately Stop: 3 New Death Sentences Issued in Gaza

September 27, 2017 3:48 PM PCHR Gaza Gaza Strip, Human rights, Khan Younis, News Report 0

The Palestinian Center For Human Rights (PCHR): On Tuesday, 26 September 2017, Deir al-Balah First Instance Court convened in Khan Younis issued 3 new death sentences in the Gaza Strip.  The death sentences by hanging were issued against S. A. G. (54); Y. H. A. (64) and A. ‘A. B. […]

27 Sep
2:57

Israeli Army Injures Fifteen Palestinians, Abducts Two, Including A Journalist, Near Tubas

Israeli soldiers attacked, Wednesday, a nonviolent procession against the escalating Israeli violations against the Palestinians and their lands in al-Baq’a Meadow, south of Tubas, in northeastern West Bank, wounding at least fifteen, and abducted two Palestinians, including a journalist. The protesters marched carrying Palestinian flags, and chanting against the ongoing […]

27 Sep
10:59

Army Abducts Thirteen Palestinians, Confiscates Two Cars And Photographs Homes, In The West Bank

Updated: Israeli soldiers invaded, on Wednesday at dawn, several Palestinian communities in the occupied West Bank, searched many homes and abducted thirteen Palestinians, in addition to confiscating two cars and photographing homes. The Hebron office of the Palestinian Prisoners’ Society (PPS), in the southern part of the West Bank, said […]

27 Sep
6:22

PCHR Calls upon Attorney General to Investigate into Death of Prisoner in al-Shuja’eyya Police Station

The Palestinian Center for Human Rights: Third Case during this Month in Gaza: On Sunday morning, medical resources at al-Shifa Hospital in Gaza City, declared the death of prisoner (A. S. F), after he was referred to al-Shifa Hospital from al-Shuja’eyya police station. The prisoner was serving a 1-year sentence […]

Palestine Today - audio
27 Sep
5:18

Palestine Today 09 26 2017

September 27, 2017 5:18 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, September, 26, 2017. A Palestinian man and three Israeli officers killed in a shooting attack near Jerusalem as troops detain civilians across the west Bank. These stories, and more, coming […]

27 Sep
3:57

Israeli Soldiers Injure Three Palestinians South Of Hebron

September 27, 2017 3:57 AM IMEMC News Hebron, Israeli attacks, News Report, West Bank 0

Palestinian medical sources have reported, on Tuesday evening, that Israeli soldiers assaulted three Palestinians in the al-Jawaya village, in Masafer Yatta area, south of the southern West Bank city of Hebron, causing various cuts and bruises. Rateb Jabour, the coordinator of the Popular Committee against the Annexation Wall and Colonies […]

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26 Sep
11:47

Army Abducts Two Palestinians In Jerusalem, Causes Many To Suffer Effects Of Teargas Inhalation

September 26, 2017 11:47 PM IMEMC News Hebron, Israeli attacks, Jerusalem, News Report, West Bank 0

Israeli soldiers abducted, on Tuesday evening, two young Palestinian men in the at-Tour neighborhood, and Silwan town, in occupied East Jerusalem, and caused many Palestinians to suffer the effects of teargas inhalation. The soldiers also invaded Beit Ummar town, north of the southern West Bank city of Hebron, and wounded […]

26 Sep
9:52

Army Abducts Two Palestinians In Hebron

September 26, 2017 9:52 AM IMEMC News Bethlehem, Hebron, Israeli attacks, News Report, West Bank 0

Israeli soldiers invaded, on Tuesday at dawn, Hebron city, and many surrounding villages and towns, searched homes and abducted one Palestinian. The soldiers also abducted another Palestinian from Hebron after stopping him at a roadblock, northeast of occupied East Jerusalem. The Hebron office of the Palestinian Prisoners’ Society (PPS) has […]

26 Sep
9:43

Three Israeli Officers One Palestinian Killed In Shooting Attack

Updated: In the Israeli settlement colony of Har Adar Tuesday morning, a gunman allegedly opened fire on a group of Israeli Border Police, and armed security guards,  killing three and wounding a fourth. The attacker was then shot and killed by the remaining Israeli border guards at the entrance to […]

26 Sep
8:31

Israeli Soldiers Abduct Six Palestinians In Bethlehem, Invade Jenin

September 26, 2017 8:31 AM IMEMC News Bethlehem, Israeli attacks, Jenin, News Report, West Bank 0

Israeli soldiers invaded, on Monday at dawn, Husan village, west of Bethlehem, and ‘Aida refugee camp, north of the city, searched homes and abducted six Palestinians. The soldiers also invaded Wad Burqin area, west of the northern West Bank city of Jenin, and installed many roadblocks around many communities. Many […]

26 Sep
7:01

3 Slain Palestinians Will Not Be Buried in “Numbers” Cemeteries

The Israeli state has decided not to bury the bodies of three Palestinians in Israel’s so-called “cemeteries of numbers,” though the Israeli Supreme Court has postponed ruling on a petition filed by the families of the slain men to have the bodies released for proper burial, according to Muhammed Mahmoud, […]

26 Sep
6:52

B’Tselem: Israel To Commit War Crime Against West Bank Villagers

Israeli rights group B’Tselem said, on Monday afternoon, that Israeli government is to commit war crimes against Palestinian villagers in Khan al-Ahmar. B’Tselem Executive Director Hagai el-Ad said, according to Days of Palestine: “Following the state’s response submitted earlier today to the [Israeli] High Court of Justice, that the state was […]

26 Sep
6:39

Young Palestinian Detained for Facebook Incitement

September 26, 2017 6:39 AM IMEMC News & Agencies Jerusalem, News Report, Prisoners 0

 Israeli forces detained a young Palestinian man from occupied Jerusalem, on the pretext of publishing inflammatory material on the social network site “Facebook”. According to Al Ray, police representative Lupa al-Samri claimed via press statement that the police arrested a 35-year-old Jerusalemite resident from Shuafat camp, on charges of “inciting […]

26 Sep
6:30

UN Chief to Submit Third Report on 2334 Settlement Resolution as Israel Prepares to Build Thousands of New Housing Units

The Palestinian ambassador to the United Nations, Dr. Riyad Mansour, announced that the United Nations Secretary General, Antonio Guterres, will submit his third report on the resolution 2334 related to denouncing the Israeli settlements in Palestine, and considering them a violation of the international law. Mansour said, in an interview […]

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26 Sep
2:43

Palestine Today 09 25 2017

September 26, 2017 2:43 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, September, 25, 2017. Troops invade West Bank communities injuring one man and aducting others as settlers destry farmlands. These stories, and more, coming up, stay tuned. Israeli soldiers invaded, on […]

26 Sep
1:56

Army Abducts A Palestinian Near Jenin

September 26, 2017 1:56 AM IMEMC News Bethlehem, Israeli attacks, Jenin, News Report, West Bank 0

Israeli soldiers invaded, on Monday evening, Jaba’ town, south of the northern West Bank city of Jenin, and abducted a young man. Media sources in Jenin said the soldiers invaded the town, searched a few homes, and abducted Rabeh Fashafsha. The soldiers also invaded Bardala and Ein al-Baida villages, in […]

26 Sep
1:35

Israeli Colonists Pump Sewage Into Farmlands Near Bethlehem

Several extremist Israeli colonists pumped, on Monday evening, sewage water into Palestinian agricultural lands in the al-Khader town, south of the West Bank city of Bethlehem. Ahmad Salah, the coordinator of the Popular Committee against the Annexation Wall and Colonies in al-Khader, said the colonists, from Efrat illegal colony which […]

25 Sep
11:40

Israeli Soldiers Photograph Residential Buildings, And A Mosque, In Jerusalem

September 25, 2017 11:40 AM IMEMC News Israeli attacks, Jerusalem, News Report, West Bank 0

Dozens of Israeli soldiers invaded, on Monday before noon, the al-Matar neighborhood, near Qalandia refugee camp, north of occupied East Jerusalem, and photographed residential buildings and a mosque, in preparation for demolishing them. The threatened buildings, including vacant and occupied flats, and the mosque, are facing demolition by the Israeli […]

25 Sep
11:15

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

The Palestinian Prisoners’ Society (PPS) has reported that Israeli soldiers abducted, overnight and on Monday at dawn, seventeen Palestinians in different parts of the occupied West Bank, during extensive and violent military searches of homes. The PPS office in Qalqilia governorate, in northern West Bank, said the soldiers invaded homes […]

25 Sep
10:00

Israeli Soldiers Abduct Five Palestinians In Jerusalem

September 25, 2017 10:00 AM IMEMC News Israeli attacks, Jerusalem, News Report, West Bank 0

Israeli soldiers abducted, on Sunday evening and Monday at dawn, at least five Palestinians, including a child, in several parts of occupied East Jerusalem, and summoned another Palestinian for interrogation. The Wadi Hilweh Information Center in Silwan (Silwanic) has reported that dozens of soldiers invaded and searched homes in Silwan, […]