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3 Palestinian Homes Demolished in Yatta Town

Israeli occupation forces, on Monday morning, demolished three homes in the Khashm Al-Daraj area of Yatta town, southern Hebron hills, southern West Bank. The homes were funded by the European Union, and were demolished by Israeli soldiers who broke into the area with bulldozers, closed it off, and began the […]

August 15, 2017 5:17 AM IMEMC News & Agencies Hebron, Israeli Settlement, News Report, Refugees/Immigration 0

Israeli Soldiers Abduct A Father And His Teenage Daughter In Salfit

Israeli soldiers assaulted, on Monday afternoon, a Palestinian father in the al-Jisir area in Salfit, in the northeastern part of the occupied West Bank, and abducted him along with his teenage daughter. Eyewitnesses said the soldiers assaulted Yasser Suleiman, causing various cuts and bruises, and prevented Palestinian medics from providing […]

August 15, 2017 12:42 AM IMEMC News Israeli attacks, News Report, Salfit, West Bank 0

Israeli Soldiers Abduct Fifteen Palestinians In The West Bank

Israeli soldiers invaded, overnight until early morning hours Monday, several Palestinians areas in the occupied West Bank, including occupied East Jerusalem, searched many homes and abducted fifteen Palestinians, including many teenagers. The Palestinian Prisoners’ Society (PPS) has reported that the soldiers invaded and ransacked many homes in Silwan town, in […]

August 14, 2017 11:56 AM IMEMC News Bethlehem, Gaza Strip, Hebron, Israeli attacks, Jerusalem, News Report, Ramallah, Tulkarem, West Bank 0

Israeli Tanks, Bulldozers, Invade And Uproot Farmlands In Central Gaza

At least three Israeli army tanks, and three armored military bulldozers, invaded on Monday morning, Palestinian agricultural lands, fired live rounds and bulldozed large sections close to the border fence, east of the al-Boreij refugee camp, in central Gaza. The Palestinian News & Info Agency (WAFA) has reported that the […]

August 14, 2017 11:28 AM IMEMC News Gaza Siege, Gaza Strip, Israeli attacks, News Report 0

Army Injures A Palestinian Worker In Bethlehem

Israeli soldiers shot and injured, on Monday morning, a Palestinian worker, east of the West Bank city of Bethlehem, while trying to enter occupied East Jerusalem for work. Eyewitnesses said the soldiers shot Anas Hijazi al-Harsh, 25, from the at-Reehiyya village, south of Doura, in the southern West Bank governorate […]

August 14, 2017 11:03 AM IMEMC News Bethlehem, Hebron, Israeli attacks, News Report, West Bank 0

Israeli Soldiers Abduct Three Palestinians In Bethlehem And Tulkarem

Israeli soldiers invaded, on Monday at dawn, several homes in Palestinian communities in the West Bank governorates of Bethlehem and Tulkarem, abducted three Palestinians, and  summoned three others for interrogation. The Bethlehem office of the Palestinian Prisoners’ Society (PPS) has reported that the soldiers abducted a former political prisoner, identified […]

August 14, 2017 10:01 AM IMEMC News Bethlehem, Israeli attacks, News Report, Tulkarem, West Bank 0

Palestinian Journalists Declare Hunger Strike

A journalist during a protest at Israel’s Ofer detention center in the West Bank (PLO/File) As local and international criticism continued to mount against the Ramallah-based Palestinian Authority’s (PA) tightening noose on freedoms of expression in the occupied West Bank, seven Palestinian journalists imprisoned by the PA have begun a […]

August 14, 2017 6:19 AM IMEMC News & Agencies Internal Unrest, News Report, Non-violent action, Palestine 0

Patriarch: Court Ruling on Church Property Politically Motivated

Greek Orthodox Patriarch Theophilos III said, Sunday, that a two-week old Israeli District Court ruling upholding a 99-year lease of church property in Jerusalem’s Old City, to Jewish settler organizations, is politically motivated. Theophilos said, at a press conference in the Jordanian capital of Amman, that this legal battle, which […]

August 14, 2017 6:09 AM IMEMC News & Agencies Holy sites, Israeli Politics, Jerusalem, News Report 0

Shin Bet, Settlers Storm Al-Aqsa Mosque

Israeli settlers and members of Shin Bet stormed, on Sunday morning, Al-Aqsa Mosque, from the Moroccan Gate and under tight security protection. Local sources said that about 69 Israeli settlers and 15 Shin Bet members toured the courtyards of the mosque and took photos of several areas, there. Shin Bet […]

August 14, 2017 6:03 AM IMEMC News & Agencies Holy sites, Internal Unrest, Israeli Settlement, Jerusalem, News Report 0

Army Offers Conditions for Removal of Hebron Restrictions

Israeli forces, on Sunday, informed locals from three Hebron neighborhoods that they would remove the security restrictions if they “behave”, via leaflets distributed in the area. Conditions, according to the leaflets, will depend on “the population’s non-interference in terrorist operations and stone and Molotov throwing incidents.” PNN further reports that […]

August 14, 2017 5:55 AM IMEMC News & Agencies Hebron, Israeli Politics, News Report 0

Israeli Soldiers Abduct A Young Man In Jerusalem

Israeli soldiers invaded, Sunday, the town of al-‘Eesawiyya, in occupied East Jerusalem, and abducted a young Palestinian man. The invasion was carried out by a large military force; the soldiers invaded many neighborhoods in the town, installed roadblocks, before stopping and searching several Palestinians and cars. The army then abducted […]

August 13, 2017 12:13 PM IMEMC News Israeli attacks, Jerusalem, News Report, West Bank 0

Army Abducts Ten Palestinians In The West Bank

Israeli soldiers abducted, on Sunday at dawn, at least ten Palestinians, including two children, during invasions and violent searches of homes, in different parts of the occupied West Bank. Many army vehicles invaded Teqoua’ town, east of Bethlehem in the occupied West Bank, searched many homes, and abducted two children […]

August 13, 2017 10:46 AM IMEMC News Bethlehem, Israeli attacks, Jenin, News Report, Ramallah, West Bank 0

Israeli Soldiers Abduct Mother And Brother Of Detained Palestinian Near Ramallah

For the second time in just a few weeks, Israeli soldiers abducted, on Sunday at dawn, Ibtisam al-‘Abed, the mother Omar, who was taken prisoner on June 21st, after stabbing three Israeli settlers to death in Halamish colony. The soldiers also abducted her other son Khaled. Following the fatal stabbing, […]

August 13, 2017 8:32 AM IMEMC News Israeli attacks, News Report, Ramallah, West Bank 0

EU Aid Seized from Palestinian Bedouin Community

Israeli occupation forces recently seized electricity-producing solar panels from the Bedouin community camp of Abu Al-Nawar, according to local sources. Abu Al-Nawar’s representative and local community leader, Abu Emad al-Jahalin, told local sources yesterday that the occupation authorities violated a decision issued by the Israeli Supreme Court to stop confiscating […]

August 13, 2017 6:25 AM IMEMC News & Agencies News Report, Refugees/Immigration, West Bank 0

Palestinian Youth Activist Tareq Mattar Imprisoned Without Charge or Trial

Palestinian youth activist Tareq Mattar was ordered to six months imprisonment without charge or trial under administrative detention on 10 August 2017. The order was issued by the Israeli occupation military commander over the West Bank and a confirmation is expected from an Israeli military court within 72 hours. Mattar, […]

August 13, 2017 6:19 AM IMEMC News & Agencies Israel, News Report, Non-violent action, Prisoners 0