Category Archives: Types

07 Dec
11:40

Israeli Soldiers Abduct 36 Palestinians In West Bank

The Palestinian Prisoners’ Society (PPS) has reported that Israeli soldiers have abducted, on Thursday at dawn, 36 Palestinians in the occupied West Bank, including 22 from Qusra village, south of Nablus, during extensive invasions and violent searches of homes. The Nablus office of the PPS, in northern West Bank, said […]

07 Dec
2:18

Palestinian March In Masses In Support of Jerusalem

All Palestinian national and Islamic forces and factions have declared Wednesday, Thursday and Friday to be days of total popular struggle throughout Palestine and outside, calling on the masses of the Palestinian people to gather and sit-in in front of the Israeli embassies and consulates around the world. Forces and […]

07 Dec
2:09

Abbas: “Trump’s Decision Violates International Law, Foils All Efforts Of Peace”

Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas stated that the decision of U.S. President Donald Trump regarding recognizing occupied Jerusalem as Israel’s capital, and moving the U.S. Embassy to the occupied city, is a sharp blow to all efforts aiming at achieving a lasting and comprehensive peace. Abbas stated that this announcement also […]

Donald Trump and Israeli Prime Minister Binyamin Netanyahu (image from wikimedia)
07 Dec
1:19

Donald Trump Declares Jerusalem “Capital of Israel”

In a move that contradicts decades of US policy, flagrantly violates international law and signed peace agreements, and discards the Palestinian people’s basic rights, the sitting U.S. President Donald Trump on Wednesday unilaterally declared Jerusalem to be the capital of Israel. The U.S. government now joins Israel as the only […]

07 Dec
1:09

Trump’s Jerusalem Embassy Move Was Long in the Works

President Trump will recognize Jerusalem as the capital of Israel and move the American embassy there. Ali Abunimah of the Electronic Intifada says years of US policy set the stage. Ali Abunimah is co-founder of the award-winning online publication The Electronic Intifada and author of One Country: A Bold Proposal to End […]

07 Dec
1:00

Tayseer Khaled Calls for Boycott of US Goods

Amid controversy over the US decision to move their embassy to Jerusalem, PLO Executive Committee member, Tayseer Khaled, published a press release calling for an international campaign in the Arab, Islamic and Friendly States to boycott US goods. The press release stated the following, according to the PNN: “Tayseer Khaled […]

07 Dec
12:43

US to Reduce Aid to Palestine

The US House of Representatives voted, on Tuesday, to sharply reduce the annual $300m in US aid to the Palestinian Authority (PA), unless it stops paying families of Palestinian abducted by Israel. The measure is intended to stop the PA from paying salaries to Palestinian families of which Israeli occupation […]

06 Dec
11:50

Israeli Soldiers Close Roads, Invade Homes And Confiscate Surveillance Equipment, Near Jenin

December 6, 2017 11:50 AM IMEMC News Israeli attacks, Jenin, News Report, West Bank 0

Israeli soldiers closed, Wednesday, the western road of Ya’bad town, and several minor roads, southwest of Jenin, invaded and ransacked homes, and confiscated surveillance equipment. Media sources in Jenin said Israeli army bulldozers placed rocks and sand hills at the western entrance of Ya’bad town, and roads leading to the […]

06 Dec
11:17

Army Abducts Three Palestinians, Searches Homes, In Hebron

December 6, 2017 11:17 AM IMEMC News Hebron, Israeli attacks, News Report, West Bank 0

The Hebron office of the Palestinian Prisoners’ Society (PPS) has reported that Israeli soldiers have abducted, Wednesday, three Palestinians, and searched many homes, in Halhoul, Yatta and Beit Ummar, in the southern West Bank governorate of Hebron. Dozens of soldiers invaded Halhoul town, north of Hebron, and conducted violent searches […]

06 Dec
10:14

Palestinian Child Dies From Wounds Suffered In 2014

Palestinian medical sources have reported that a child died, on Wednesday morning, from serious wounds he suffered when the soldiers bombarded his family’s home, during the 2014 Israeli war on Gaza, killing three family members. The sources stated that the child, identified as Mohammad Saleh Abu Haddaf, 4, remained in […]

06 Dec
12:05

Soldiers Abduct A Palestinian Teen, A Young Man, And Beat Up Two Siblings In Their Homes, Near Jenin

December 6, 2017 12:05 AM IMEMC News Israeli attacks, Jenin, News Report, West Bank 0

Israeli soldiers abducted, on Tuesday evening, a Palestinian teenage boy from Jenin refugee camp, in addition to a young man in Siris village, south of Jenin, and invaded two homes before beating up two siblings, in Ya’bad town, west of Jenin, and closing Dothan military roadblock, in Jenin governorate, in […]

05 Dec
10:38

Army Abducts Three Palestinians From Jenin And Hebron, Injure One

Israeli soldiers abducted, earlier Tuesday, one Palestinian near the northern West Bank city of Jenin, and two others from the southern West Bank governorate of Hebron. On Monday evening, the soldiers shot and injured a Palestinian driver near Hebron. Media sources in Jenin said the soldiers invaded Jilqamous village, east […]

05 Dec
10:02

Israeli Soldiers Abduct Seven Palestinians, Including Five Children, In Jerusalem

December 5, 2017 10:02 AM IMEMC News Israeli attacks, Jerusalem, News Report, West Bank 0

Israeli soldiers abducted, overnight until dawn hours Tuesday, seven Palestinians, including five children and one woman, from their homes, in several parts of occupied East Jerusalem. The Palestinian Prisoners’ Society (PPS) said the soldiers abducted a young man, identified as Ahmad Zahran, from northwest Jerusalem. It added that the soldiers […]

05 Dec
9:52

It’s Time the International Community Stood Up for Palestinian Children

The policy of the international world, which gives a blind eye for the Israeli violations against the Palestinians, encourages the Israelis to carry out more crimes. Israel’s mistreatment of Palestinian children is not a new development but rather one example of its many breaches of international law and international humanitarian […]

05 Dec
9:29

Global Coalition: Embassy Move to Jerusalem Endangering US Economic and Political Interests

Global Coalition in Support of Al-Quds and Palestine said, Sunday, that any measures to relocate the American Embassy from Tel Aviv to Jerusalem, or to recognize the legitimacy of the occupation over the Palestinian city of Jerusalem are “dull” and will be rejected. According to Al Ray Palestinian Media Agency, […]

05 Dec
9:18

Navy Abducts 5 Fishermen and Seizes Boats in Gaza

The Israeli occupation Navy abducted five fishermen, on Sunday evening. seizing their boats from the Sudanese Sea, north of Gaza. The captain, fisherman Amjad al-Shrafi, said, according to the PNN, that the boat was owned by fisherman Khamis Abu al-Sadiq, and  that occupation forces took the five fishermen working on the […]

05 Dec
12:17

Army Injures Twelve Palestinians Near Nablus

December 5, 2017 12:17 AM IMEMC News Israeli attacks, Nablus, News Report, West Bank 0

Israeli soldiers invaded, Monday, the village of Qusra, south of the northern West Bank city of Nablus, clashed with local youngsters, who hurled stones at the invading army jeeps, and injured twelve Palestinians, including two with live fire. The Palestinian Red Crescent Society said the soldiers shot two young men […]

04 Dec
10:56

Several Palestinians Suffer Effects Of Israeli Teargas Bombs Near Jenin

December 4, 2017 10:56 PM IMEMC News Israeli attacks, Jenin, News Report, West Bank 0

Several Israeli army jeeps invaded, on Monday evening, Kafr Dan town, west of the northern West Bank city of Jenin, and fired many gas bombs at local youngsters, who hurled stones at the invading army jeeps, causing many Palestinians to suffer the effects of teargas inhalation. The soldiers invaded the […]

04 Dec
12:55

Thousands Attend Christmas Tree Lighting Ceremony in Bethlehem

Outside the Church of the Nativity in Bethlehem, where Christians believe that Jesus was born, thousands of people gathered Saturday for the annual Christmas tree lighting celebration, ceremony, concert and fireworks. Among the people who attended the ceremony were the Palestinian Prime Minister Rami al-Hamdallah, the Governor of Bethlehem Major […]

04 Dec
10:48

Israeli Soldiers Abduct Six Palestinians, Including Children, in Bethlehem, Hebron And Jenin

Israeli soldiers abducted, on Monday at dawn, six Palestinians, including three children, in the West Bank governorates of Bethlehem, Hebron and Jenin, after the army invaded many homes and violently searched them. The Bethlehem office of the Palestinian Prisoners’ Society (PPS) said the soldiers abducted Issa Mohammad al-Hreimi, 17, from […]

04 Dec
10:32

Army Abducts The Head Of the Legal Department Of The Detainees Committee

December 4, 2017 10:32 AM IMEMC News Israeli attacks, Jerusalem, News Report, West Bank 0

The Palestinian Detainees Committee has reported that Israeli soldiers have abducted, on Monday at dawn, the head of its Legal Departments, Lawyer Eyad Misk, after storming and searching his home in Kafr Aqab town, in occupied East Jerusalem. In a press release, the committee said that Misk was taken to […]

04 Dec
9:58

Roger Waters Confronts the Occupation of the Canadian Mind (VIDEO)

Rock musician and Palestinian rights advocate Roger Waters discusses his recent concert tour in Canada. TRNN transcript & video: D. Lascaris: This is Dmitri Lascaris for The Real News network. Legendary musician Roger Waters, the co-founder of Pink Floyd, just completed a 14 concert tour of Canada which concluded on […]

04 Dec
9:13

Israeli Soldiers Abduct Four Guards Of Al-Aqsa Mosque

Israeli soldiers abducted, on Monday at dawn, four guards of the Al-Aqsa Mosque, in occupied East Jerusalem, and took them to several detention and interrogation centers. The soldiers abducted Luay Abu Sa’ad, while trying to enter the mosque through Bab al-Asbat (Gate of The Tribes). In addition, the soldiers abducted […]

04 Dec
8:25

Settlement Pollutes Palestinian Olive Groves With Sewage Water

The picture might look beautiful, but the water badly smells of sewage. 11/17 | International Solidarity Movement | Nablus Team  The farmers in South Bruqin have had to face the difficulties living next to, and having land stolen by, the illegal settlement of Bruchin since 2000. The last eastern expansion […]

04 Dec
8:12

Hundreds of Elected Officials in the Spanish State Endorse BDS for Palestinian Rights

Hundreds of elected officials in the Spanish State endorse BDS for Palestinian rights, setting a new BDS precedent in Europe. They include mayors, city councillors, members of congress, presidents of regional parliaments and members of the European Parliament. (Madrid City Council) This week, on the International Day of Solidarity with the […]

04 Dec
7:33

Settlement Council Honors Odeh’s Killer

Shomron regional council head Yossi Dagan, in the north of the West Bank, decided to honor the murderer of Mahmoud Odeh, who died in Qasra village, south of Nablus, last Thursday. Al Ray reports that, according to “04” news site, Dagan said, “He deserved all kind of respect and appreciation as […]

04 Dec
7:19

US Prepares for Protests at US Embassies upon Announcement of Jerusalem Move

The US State Department’s security arm has been told to plan for potentially violent protests at US embassies and consulates, once the Trump administration announces it is moving the US embassy  to Jerusalem. US President Donald Trump could announce, as early as Tuesday, that the US recognizes Jerusalem as Israel’s […]

04 Dec
12:34

Army Invades Two Schools Near Bethlehem, Detains Local Council Head And Workers, Near Hebron

Israeli soldiers invaded, Sunday, two schools in the town of al-Khader, south of Bethlehem, in the occupied West Bank, after firing gas bombs and concussion grenades at them.In  Hebron, the soldiers detained a Local Council head, two council members, and workers. The soldiers also detained the head of Tiwani Local […]

04 Dec
12:15

Israeli Soldiers Detain A Child And A Young Man, In Jenin

December 4, 2017 12:15 AM IMEMC News Israeli attacks, Jenin, News Report, West Bank 0

Israeli soldiers invaded, on Sunday at night, Rommana village, west of the northern West Bank city of Jenin, detained a child and a young man, and released them after interrogating them for several hours. Media sources in Jenin said the soldiers invaded Rommana, and installed a military roadblock, in the […]

03 Dec
10:47

Israeli Navy Detains Five Fishermen, Injures One, In Northern Gaza

Israeli navy ships attacked, on Sunday evening, a Palestinian fishing boat in the Sudaniyya Sea, in the northern part of the Gaza Strip. The Navy fired many live rounds at the fishing boat, wounding one fisherman. They then seized the boat and detained five fishermen. The attack took place in […]

03 Dec
9:40

Israeli Soldiers Abduct A Shepherd In Northern Plains

Israeli soldiers abducted, Sunday, a Palestinian shepherd in grazing lands, in the Northern Plains of the Jordan Valley, in the occupied West Bank. Eyewitnesses said the soldiers attacked shepherds in the area, close to Maskiot illegal colony, and abducted one of them. They added that the Palestinian has been identified […]

03 Dec
9:30

Palestinians Tear Down Iron Gate in Protest of Apartheid Wall

A Palestinian youth rides his bicycle next to Israel’s separation wall on the outskirts of Jerusalem (AFP/Ahmad Gharabli/File) A group of Palestinian youths reprtedly managed to bring down an iron gate that was set up by Israeli forces as part of Israel’s illegal separation wall, running through the village of […]

03 Dec
9:16

‘Smuggled’ Palestinian Child Meets Father for the First Time in Israeli Prison

December 3, 2017 9:16 AM IMEMC News & Agencies Human interest, Israel, Prisoners 0

by Rania Zabaneh Whenever someone asked Majd where his father was, he would run to the sitting room and point to a poster hung on the wall. For the 15-month-old toddler, “baba” (Arabic for dad), was a picture, a voice on the other end of the telephone and a lot […]

03 Dec
9:03

VIDEO: Bethlehem Museum Decorates Olive Tree to Reflect City’s Suffering under Israeli Occupation

In a ceremony attended by a group of Palestinians and Internationals, under the  initiative of the Holy Land Christian Ecumenical Foundation (HCEF), as part of Bethlehem Heart of Christmas, Bethlehem Museum celebrated the lighting of its Christmas tree which was decorated with gas bombs and live bullets fired by the […]

03 Dec
12:38

Israeli Soldiers Abduct A Palestinian Near Jenin

December 3, 2017 12:38 AM IMEMC News Israeli attacks, Jenin, News Report, Ramallah, West Bank 0

Israeli soldiers abducted, on Saturday at dawn, a Palestinian man from his home, in Zabbouba village, west of the northern West Bank city of Jenin. The Palestinian Prisoners’ Society (PPS) said the soldiers invaded the village, and abducted Rabea’ Kamel Suleiman, 48, after storming his home and violently searching it. […]

02 Dec
10:02

Former Hunger Striker under Administrative Detention Ordered into Isolation

December 2, 2017 10:02 AM IMEMC News & Agencies Israel, News Report, Prisoners 0

Palestinian prisoner and former long-term hunger striker Ayman al-Tabeesh, 37, imprisoned without charge or trial by the Israeli occupation, has been ordered into isolation on the pretext of being a “security threat.” Al-Tabeesh, from the village of Dura near al-Khalil, has been imprisoned since 2 August 2016 with no charges and no trial on the […]

02 Dec
9:36

Flynn Plea Shows Collusion With… Israel?

Michael Flynn’s guilty plea to lying to the FBI falls short on Russia “collusion” but points to the Trump administration acting on Israel’s behalf, says author and journalist Max Blumenthal. Max Blumenthal is an award-winning journalist and bestselling author whose articles and video documentaries have appeared in The New York […]

02 Dec
9:19

Demonstrations Suppressed in Hebron and Ramallah Districts

Clashes erupted between Israeli forces and Palestinians in a village located in the southern occupied West Bank district of Hebron, after Israeli forces suppressed a protest in the area. Palestinians in the village of Khirbet Qalqas took to the streets to stage a demonstration, after Friday prayers, according to Ma’an. […]

02 Dec
9:07

Iranian Military Base Reportedly Targeted by Israeli Forces near Damascus

Israeli planes struck a military base being built  by Iranian military forces, near the Syrian capital of Damascus, with surface-to-air missiles, pro-Assad news outlets reported early on Saturday morning. The strikes were carried out from Lebanese airspace, the reports said, and hit near the city of Al-Kiswa, located some 13 […]

02 Dec
7:26

Israeli Colonists Attack Palestinian Shepherds In Northern Plains

Extremist Israeli colonists, illegally living on Palestinian lands, attacked many Palestinian shepherds, Friday, and forced them out of grazing lands, in the Northern Plains of the occupied West Bank. The colonists came from the illegal Rotem outpost, chased the farmers out of the grazing lands, and threatening to shoot them […]

02 Dec
6:14

Army Injures 59 Palestinians In Qusra, Near Nablus

Israeli soldiers shot and injured, Friday, at least 59 Palestinians, including three with rubber-coated steel bullets, in Qusra village, south of the northern West Bank city of Nablus, after the soldiers assaulted dozens of residents holding prayers in the area were an Israeli colonist murdered a Palestinian Thursday. The Israeli […]

02 Dec
1:04

Bil’in Holds The Weekly Nonviolent Procession

Dozens of Palestinians, accompanied by Israeli and international peace activists, held the weekly nonviolent procession against the illegal Annexation Wall and colonies, in Bil’in village west of the central West Bank city of Ramallah, and demanded the release of detained nonviolent activists. The protesters carried Palestinian flags, and pictures of […]

01 Dec
11:57

Army Injures Four Palestinians In Kufur Qaddoum

Israeli soldiers attacked, Friday, the weekly procession in Kufur Qaddoum town, east of the northern West Bank city of Qalqilia, and injured four Palestinians. Morad Eshteiwi, the media coordinator of the Popular Committee in Kufur Qaddoum, said the soldiers fired many gas bombs and concussion grenades, at the Palestinians and […]

01 Dec
11:33

Israeli Soldiers Injure A Teen In Northern Gaza

December 1, 2017 11:33 PM IMEMC News Gaza Strip, Israeli attacks, Jabalia, News Report 0

Israeli soldiers shot and injured, Friday, a Palestinian teenage boy, east of Jabalia town, in the northern part of the Gaza Strip, Dr. Ashraf al-Qedra, the spokesperson of the Ministry of Health in Gaza, said the teen, 16 years of age, was shot with a live round in his leg, […]

01 Dec
11:09

Soldiers Invade Homes Near Qalqilia And Bethlehem

Dozens of Israeli soldiers invaded, on Friday at dawn, the towns of Azzoun and Kafr Thulth, east of Qalqilia, in the northern part of the occupied West Bank. The army also invaded many homes in Bethlehem governorate, and summoned several Palestinians for interrogation. Media sources in Qalqilia said the invasions […]

01 Dec
10:41

Israeli Soldiers Demolish A Home Near Jenin, Injure Many Palestinians, Including An Infant

December 1, 2017 10:41 AM IMEMC News Israeli attacks, Jenin, News Report, West Bank 0

Israeli soldiers invaded, on Friday at dawn, the town of Qabatia, south of the northern West bank city of Jenin, and demolished a home, in addition to causing many Palestinians, including an infant and an elderly woman, in addition to detaining two young men. Deputy Governor of Jenin, Kamal Abu […]

01 Dec
9:41

Israeli Soldier Stabbed to Death in Negev

An Israeli soldier was found lying unconscious, on Thursday evening, bleeding from stab wounds, outside of a mall in the city of Arad, in the Negev desert. Attempts to revive him were unsuccessful and he was declared dead on the scene. “When we arrived to the scene a young man […]

30 Nov
11:44

Israeli Army Bombards Gaza, Injures Three Palestinians

The Israeli Air Force fires at least four missiles into an area, south of Gaza city, wounding three Palestinians, who were rushed to the Shifa Medical Center, west of the city. The army also fired missiles and artillery shells into several areas in the besieged coastal region. Media sources in […]

30 Nov
11:26

Hours After Illegal Colonists Killed One Palestinian; Israeli Soldiers Injure Many Palestinians, One Seriously, Colonists Attack Ambulance

Dozens of Israeli colonists and soldiers invaded, on Thursday at night, the village of Qusra, south of the northern West Bank city of Nablus, before the army shot and seriously wounded one Palestinian, and injured many others, while the colonists smashed the front shield and one of the windows of […]

30 Nov
9:52

Updated: “Israeli Colonists Kill A Palestinian Farmer Near Nablus”

A group of approximately 20 Israeli colonists, on Thursday afternoon, shot a Palestinian farmer in the upper part of his body, leaving him dead, and injured another Palestinian, near Nablus, in northern West Bank, eyewitnesses said. Palestinian paramedics said the farmer was identified as Mahmoud Za’al Odeh, 46, from Qusra […]

30 Nov
6:50

PCHR Weekly Report On Israeli Human Rights Violations in the Occupied Palestinian Territory (23– 28 November 2017)

Israeli forces continued with systematic crimes in the occupied Palestinian territory (oPt) for the week of 23 – 28 November, 2017. 4 Civilians, including 2 children and international activist, were wounded in the West Bank and Gaza Strip. Israeli forces conducted 68 incursions into Palestinian communities in the West Bank […]

30 Nov
6:27

Hamas Office of Refugee Affairs: UN Caused Historical Massacre through Partition Resolution

Hamas’ Office of Refugee Affairs of the Islamic Resistance Movement stated that the United Nations committed a historic massacre against the people of Palestine by adopting the Partition of Palestine, separating it into two states, an Arab state and another Jewish one.   Marking the seventieth anniversary of the Partition […]

30 Nov
5:23

Israeli Forces Attack Hamas Positions Following Claims of Mortar Fire

Israeli occupation forces shelled the border of the Gaza Strip on Thursday, under the pretext that Palestinians had fired mortar shells at an Israeli military post, Several mortar shells were reportedly fired at an Israeli military outpost toward the north, causing material damage but no injuries, according to Israeli media. […]

30 Nov
11:36

Two Detainees Continue Hunger Strike Demanding Medical Treatment, Rejecting Administrative Detention

November 30, 2017 11:36 AM IMEMC News Human rights, News Report, Prisoners, Ramallah, West Bank 0

The Palestinian Prisoners’ Society (PPS) has reported that an ailing detainee is ongoing with hunger strike for the third day, demanding receiving treatment for serious health conditions. It also stated that another detainee continues his strike for the eighth consecutive day protesting a new arbitrary Administrative Detention order, issued against […]

30 Nov
10:44

Israeli Soldiers Abduct Two Palestinians In Bethlehem

November 30, 2017 10:44 AM IMEMC News Bethlehem, Israeli attacks, News Report, West Bank 0

Israeli soldiers abducted, on Thursday at dawn, two young Palestinian men in the West Bank city of Bethlehem, after invading their homes and violently searching them. The Bethlehem office of the Palestinian Prisoners’ Society (PPS) said many army jeeps invaded Wadi Ma’ali area, in the center of the city, before […]

30 Nov
6:39

Three Palestinians Injured After Israeli Planes Sprayed Farmlands With Toxins In Gaza

Israeli army planes sprayed, Wednesday, Palestinian farmland in the eastern part of the Gaza Strip, with toxins and chemicals, wounding three Palestinians. Medical sources in Gaza said the Palestinians suffered chemical burns, severe shortening of breath, and various types of allergies after being exposed to the Israeli toxins, while working […]

30 Nov
5:39

Israeli Police Detains Two Palestinians In Tel Aviv

November 30, 2017 5:39 AM IMEMC News Israel, Israeli attacks, Jenin, News Report, West Bank 0

The Israeli police detained, on Wednesday evening, two Palestinians in the Central Station in Tel Aviv, allegedly for locating sharp objects with them. The two have been identified as Omar Kamel Ja’bari, 28, and Bassem Jamal Ja’bari, 25. Both are from al-Yamoun town, west of the northern West Bank city […]

29 Nov
10:10

Army Abducts Five Palestinians In The West Bank

Israeli soldiers abducted, earlier on Wednesday, five Palestinians, including a child, in the West Bank governorates of Hebron, the Northern Plains, and in occupied East Jerusalem. Media sources in Hebron, in the southern part of the West Bank, said the soldiers invaded many homes in the al-’Arroub refugee camp, north […]

29 Nov
9:16

Israeli Soldiers Abduct Three Palestinians In Bethlehem

November 29, 2017 9:16 AM IMEMC News Bethlehem, Israeli attacks, News Report, West Bank 0

Israeli soldiers invaded, at dawn Wednesday, Harmala village, east of the West Bank city of Bethlehem, and abducted three Palestinians, including two siblings. The soldiers invaded the village before breaking into, and violently searching, many homes and abducted the three Palestinians, before moving them to an unknown destination. The abducted […]

29 Nov
8:39

Trump Plans to Move US Embassy to Jerusalem (VIDEO)

Max Blumenthal and Paul Jay on Mike Pence’s announcement that Donald Trump is actively planning to move the US embassy in Israel from Tel Aviv to Jerusalem, going against decades of US policy. Max Blumenthal is an award-winning journalist and bestselling author whose articles and video documentaries have appeared in […]

29 Nov
8:26

Caravans Installed at Hebron Military Outpost

Israeli forces installed, on Tuesday, six caravans at a military outpost in Hebron city, in the southern occupied West Bank, according to local sources. Locals told WAFA that the Israeli army installed the six caravans on an area overlooking the Old City neighborhood of Hebron, which means that one and […]

29 Nov
8:11

Rafah Crossing and the Impossibility of Leaving Gaza

by Muhammad Shehada After three days of an exceptional opening of Gaza’s only gate to the outside world, the Rafah border crossing, Palestinians are – again – locked up behind the giant concrete walls of the blockade; their only way out is paying the unaffordable bribe for the “coordinated passage.” […]

29 Nov
8:02

Israeli Forces Open Fire in Eastern Gaza, Two Palestinians Shot on Egyptian Border

Israeli forces positioned on the eastern border of the Gaza Strip opened fire on Tuesday, at dawn and in the morning hours, towards Palestinian lands, sheep herders and a resistance site. Soldiers fired at citizens’ lands in al-Qarara area, east of Khan Younis, in the southern Gaza Strip, Al Ray […]

29 Nov
7:37

Israel Threatens Nasrallah as Target of Assassination

Amid rising tension and Israeli threats of a new war against Lebanon, Israel has reportedly threatened that Hassan Nasrallah, the head of Lebanon’s resistance movement, will be a target of assassination in its next war. The Israeli military’s chief spokesman, Ronen Manelis, said on Monday, “We are also active in this […]

29 Nov
12:39

Army Abducts Two Palestinian Shepherds In Northern Plains

Israeli soldiers abducted, on Tuesday evening, two Palestinian Shepherds in Ein al-Hilwa and as-Sakout areas, in the Northern Plains of the occupied West Bank, for bringing their cattle to a distance of 2 kilometers away from Shidmot illegal colony. The soldiers attacked the two shepherds and abducted them, before moving […]

29 Nov
12:25

Israeli Soldiers Abduct Four Palestinians, Including A Mother, In Hebron

Israeli soldiers abducted, on Tuesday evening, four Palestinians; one of them is a mother of five, including two toddlers, after a group of illegal Israeli colonists invaded Palestinian lands, east of Yatta town, south of the southern West Bank city of Hebron, and assaulted many Palestinians. Rateb Jabour, the media […]

28 Nov
9:07

Israeli Soldiers Abduct Three Palestinians In Hebron And Jerusalem

Israeli soldiers abducted, on Tuesday evening, two young Palestinian men in Hebron and one in Jerusalem, in the occupied West Bank. The Hebron office of the Palestinian Prisoners’ Society (PPS), in the southern part of the West Bank, said the soldiers abducted Yousef Sa’id Halayqa, from ar-Reehiyya village south of […]

28 Nov
10:25

US Blackmails PA into Accepting Trump’s ‘Deal of the Century’

US Administration has recently refused to renew the licence of PLO’s office in Washington unless it stops prosecuting Israel before international courts and starts unconditional peace talks. According to Days of Palestine, Palestinian newspaper Al-Resalah described this as a form of extortion of the Palestinian Authority in order for them […]

28 Nov
10:05

ISM Report: Four Houses in Jiftlik Demolished by Israel

On the 7th of November, the state of Israel demolished four houses in the Jordan Valley, making four families homeless. At 6:30 the Israeli army came photographing the house, and, shortly after, three bulldozers entered the Jiftlik village, guarded by around 30 soldiers from special forces known as ‘Yasam’. The […]

28 Nov
9:46

Israeli Soldiers Abduct Three Palestinians Near Jenin And Nablus

Israeli soldiers abducted, on Tuesday at dawn, three young Palestinians from Jenin and Nablus governorates, in the northern part of the occupied West Bank. The soldiers also summoned for interrogation two Palestinians from Bethlehem. The Jenin office of the Palestinian Prisoners Society (PPS) said the soldiers abducted Atallah Hashshash, from […]

28 Nov
9:35

Entire Bedouin Community to be Evicted in Jerusalem

The Bedouin community in al-Baba Mountain, in the town of Al-Eizariya, occupied East Jerusalem, stands steadfast in face of Israeli plans which aim to evict them. According to Al Ray Palestinian Media Agency, not even the children are willing to wave their rights, repeating that al-Baba Mountain is “our land […]

28 Nov
8:53

53 Settlers Storm Al-Aqsa Mosque

Israeli settlers and occupation forces continue their violations of the sanctity of holy sites in Palestine, with raids occurring on an almost daily basis. Settlers, on Monday, stormed into  Al-Aqsa Mosque from  al-Mughrabi Gate, under strict security protection from police who imposed restrictions on worshipers entering  the mosque, especially at […]

27 Nov
8:28

Soldiers Dig Palestinian Graveyard In Kafr ‘Aqab

November 27, 2017 8:28 PM IMEMC News Israeli attacks, Jerusalem, News Report, West Bank 0

Israeli soldiers invaded, Monday, a Palestinian graveyard in Kafr Aqab town, north of occupied East Jerusalem, and surrounded a graveyard before starting digging work in the cemetery and some of its graves. Media sources in the town said dozens of soldiers surrounded and isolated the graveyard, before sending bulldozers and […]

27 Nov
8:06

Israeli Soldiers Attack Detainees In Ramon Prison

November 27, 2017 8:06 PM IMEMC News Israeli attacks, News Report, Palestine, Prisoners 0

On Monday, undercover soldiers of the Israeli Prison Authority, attacked several Palestinian detainees, in various sections in Ramon prison, causing many to suffer cuts and bruises, the Palestinian Prisoners’ Society (PPS) has reported. The PPS said the soldiers assaulted the detainees in their rooms, before they were moved to the […]

27 Nov
7:45

PPS: “Israeli Soldiers Abduct 21 Palestinians, Including Children, In The West Bank”

The Palestinian Prisoners’ Society (PPS) has reported that Israeli soldiers abducted, Monday, 21 Palestinians, including children, in the occupied West Bank, including in occupied East Jerusalem, during extensive military invasions and searches of homes. The PPS office in Bethlehem said the soldiers invaded homes in al-Khader town, south of the […]

27 Nov
9:16

Report: Palestinian Natural Resources Plundered by Israeli Quarries

It was between 1981 and 1982 when Israeli authorities seized several pieces of land to the west of the town of al-Zawiya, west of Salfit, the occupied West Bank and used the illegally confiscated land to build quarries.  Azmi Shuqair, a Palestinian journalist and also owner of one of the […]

27 Nov
8:55

Hotovely Under Fire for Comments on Jewish-American Military Service

A top Israeli diplomat was rebuked by Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu, on Thursday, for suggesting that American Jews have a poor commitment to service in the US military. Asked in an English-language television interview about criticism of Israeli policies by some US Jews, Deputy Foreign Minister Tzipi Hotovely questioned whether […]

27 Nov
8:46

The ‘Deal of the Century’ Struck between Reckless Leaders

One of the issues which had been taken widely with discussions, since the start of Trump’s term, is the “deal of the century.” It might and might not deserve this discussion. Let’s see! The “deal of the century” is the mystery phrase used amid the ongoing tension in the Middle […]

27 Nov
7:57

65 Settlers Storm Al-Aqsa Mosque

November 27, 2017 7:57 AM IMEMC News & Agencies Holy sites, Jerusalem, News Report 0

Dozens of extremist Israeli settlers and members of Israeli occupation forces stormed Al-Aqsa Mosque from Al-Maghariba gate, on Sunday morning, guarded by Israeli special forces. About 65 settlers and three members of Israeli security entered the compound in several groups, staging provocative tours in various areas of the yards, according […]

27 Nov
7:56

Soldiers Dump Civilian Outside Refugee Camp, After Shooting And Abducting Him From Ambulance

Israeli soldiers released, on Sunday at night, a young Palestinian man, who was shot and injured by army fire, on Sunday afternoon, by dumping him at the entrance of the al-‘Arroub refugee camp, north of Hebron, in the southern part of the occupied West Bank. The Palestinian Red Crescent said […]

26 Nov
8:34

Army Injures Two Palestinians, Abducts One Of Them, In Hebron

November 26, 2017 8:34 PM IMEMC News Hebron, Israeli attacks, News Report, West Bank 0

Israeli soldiers invaded, on Sunday afternoon, the al-‘Arroub refugee camp, north of Hebron, in the southern part of the occupied West Bank, shot and injured two young men, and abducted one of them after the army stopped an ambulance transferring him to a hospital in Bethlehem. Media sources in Hebron […]

26 Nov
7:06

Israeli Soldiers Abduct Four Palestinians In West Bank

Israeli soldiers abducted, Sunday, four Palestinians, including two teenagers, in Hebron and Bethlehem, and distributed demolition orders targeting a farm and structures, in Jerusalem, in the occupied West Bank. The Hebron office of the Palestinian Prisoners’ Society (PPS), in the southern part of the occupied West Bank, has reported that […]

26 Nov
9:28

A Call for Solidarity from Kufr Aqab

11/24/17 | International Solidarity Movement | Nablus Team Six residential buildings in the Kufr Aqab neighbourhood, in Jerusalem, are currently facing demolition orders by Israeli authorities. The neighbourhood is the northernmost part of Jerusalem, but is separated from the rest of Jerusalem by the Apartheid Wall. Most of the residents […]

26 Nov
9:17

Susiya Under Renewed Demolition Threat

The Palestinian village of Susiya, located in the South Hebron Hills area of the southern occupied West Bank, is under renewed threat of expulsion by the Israeli state, according to a statement from international activists working in the area. The activists released a statement on Saturday, saying that on Wednesday, […]

26 Nov
9:06

US Backtracks on Move to Close DC Palestinian Office

Assuring what the Palestine News Network (PNN) published last night, the Trump administration has backtracked on its decision to order the Palestinian office in Washington to close, instead saying it would merely impose limitations on the office that it expected would be lifted after 90 days.     Last week, […]

26 Nov
8:53

Britain to Contribute ÂŁ20 Million to Palestinian Budget

Britain has agreed to pay its annual contribution of 20 million pounds to support the Palestinian budget, part of which will go to education as proof of its support for the development of the education sector, Minister of Education Sabri Saydam said. on Saturday. This came during a telephone call […]

26 Nov
8:43

UK: Universities Blocking Platform to Free Speech on Palestine?

British universities are being accused of threatening free speech on issues such as Palestine by insisting on tough yet ill-defined rules that events must be chaired by approved “independent” moderators, according to academics and students. Standard rules of non-interference on campus have been contradicted by training given to universities under […]

25 Nov
6:30

Israeli Soldiers Abduct A Palestinian Near Jenin

November 25, 2017 6:30 PM IMEMC News Israeli attacks, Jenin, News Report, West Bank 0

Israeli soldiers invaded, Saturday, Rommana village, west of the northern West Bank city of Jenin, and abducted one Palestinian. The soldiers also caused many others to suffer the effects of teargas inhalation, in an earlier invasion. Media sources in Jenin said the soldiers abducted Ahmad Waleed Abu Bakr, 25, while […]

25 Nov
5:52

Rabbi Urges Israeli Military to ‘Finish Off’ Wounded Palestinians

A Jewish rabbi has urged Israeli occupation forces to “finish off” wounded Palestinians who carry out resistance attacks, and to refrain from providing them with medical treatment or first aid, leaving them to bleed to death. The right-wing, Rabbi Baruch Marzel, who lives in an illegal settlement in Hebron, claims […]

25 Nov
5:46

Three Sanabel Radio Journalists Sentenced by Israeli Occupation Military Court

November 25, 2017 5:46 AM IMEMC News & Agencies Israel, News Report, Prisoners 0

Three of the journalists of Sanabel radio station in al-Khalil were sentenced by the Israeli occupation’s Ofer military court on 23 November. Montasser Nassar, 28, and Nidal Amer, 24, were each sentenced to 22 months in prison, while Mohammed Omran, 27, was sentenced to 16 months in Israeli occupation prison. The three were seized […]

25 Nov
5:39

BDS Gulf Holds its First Regional Anti-normalisation Conference

Last week, BDS Gulf held its first regional anti-normalization conference in Kuwait City, with a broad participation of speakers, organizations, activists and political figures from the entire Gulf region. The conference, which was followed by workshops focused on campaign strategies and a practical regional action plan, made several recommendations regarding […]

25 Nov
5:32

Palestinian Petition to Return Jordan Valley Farmlands Denied

Israel’s High Court, on Thursday, denied a petition filed by Palestinian landowners in the Jordan Valley area of the occupied West Bank, demanding that their lands, which are currently being cultivated by illegal Israeli settlers, be returned to them. Israeli news daily Haaretz reported, according to Ma’an, that the landowners […]

25 Nov
5:22

Apartheid from Within? The Palestinian Citizens of Israel

by Yara Hawari Overview Key figures in the international arena have described the situation in the West Bank as apartheid, citing such characteristics of segregation as settler-only roads, fortified settlements, and the separation wall. In his 2006 book Peace Not Apartheid, former US President Jimmy Carter applied the term specifically to the Occupied […]

25 Nov
5:08

Decision to Close Washington PLO Office Delayed

Informed political and media sources said that there has been a US decision to delay the implementation of the decision to close PLO mission in Washington. The sources told the PNN that US and Palestinian officials are holding quiet consultations to find creative mechanisms for ending the file away from […]

24 Nov
8:07

Israeli Soldiers Attack The Weekly Procession In Bil’in, Injure German Activist

Israeli soldiers attacked, Friday, the weekly nonviolent procession against the Annexation Wall and Colonies, in Bil’in village west of Ramallah in central West Bank, mildly injured a German peace activist, and caused many protesters to suffer the effects of teargas inhalation. The procession started from the center of the village, […]

24 Nov
7:26

Army Attacks The Weekly Procession In Kufur Qaddoum

Israeli soldiers attacked, Friday, the weekly procession in Kufur Qaddoum town, east of the northern West Bank city of Qalqilia. Morad Eshteiwi, the media coordinator of the Popular committee in Kufur Qaddoum, said the soldiers invaded the town directly after the procession started. He added that the army fired rubber-coated […]

24 Nov
7:12

Soldiers Attack A Nonviolent Protest In Hebron

November 24, 2017 7:12 PM IMEMC News Hebron, Israeli attacks, News Report, West Bank 0

Israeli soldiers attacked, Friday, a nonviolent Palestinian protest, demanding the army to reopen a main road in Qalqas area, east of the southern West Bank city of Hebron. Dozens of soldiers were deployed in the area, attacked the protesters, including international activists, and fired gas bombs at them. The protesters […]

24 Nov
3:52

PCHR Weekly Report On Israeli Human Rights Violations in the Occupied Palestinian Territory (16 – 22 November 2017)

Israeli forces continued with systematic crimes in the occupied Palestinian territory (oPt), for the week of 16 – 22 November, 2017. A Palestinian child was wounded and taken into custody at the intersection of “Gush Etzion”, while Israeli forces continued to apply the collective punishment policy. Shooting: During the reporting […]

24 Nov
3:30

Palestinians Urge Pope Francis to Reject Netanyahu’s Invitation to Launch Giro d’Italia in Israel

Pope Francis touches the wall on his way to celebrate a mass in Manger Square, in the Palestinian city of Bethlehem on May 25, 2014 Osservatore Romano—Reuters In an open letter, Palestinian civil society groups urge the Pope not to lend his name in any way to the 2018 Giro d’Italia […]

24 Nov
3:21

Former Dutch PM: Israel is the Most Dangerous Country in the Middle East

Former Dutch Prime Minister Dries Van Agt said that “Israel, for those who do not know, has a range of nuclear bombs,  [and] is the most dangerous country in the Middle East.” This came in a speech delivered by Van Agt during a discussion session on the Palestinian-Israeli issue, organized […]