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Norwegian Activist Shot as Israeli Forces Subdue Protest East of Qalqilia

A Norwegian activist, Saturday, was shot and injured with a rubber-coated steel bullet as Israeli forces quelled the weekly and peaceful anti-settlement demonstration in the village of Kufr Qaddoum, to the east of Qalqilia, said WAFA correspondence. Confrontations reportedly broke out between demonstrators who also rallied to protest Israel’s closure […]

August 18, 2018 7:49 PM IMEMC News & Agencies Israeli attacks, News Report, Non-violent action, Qalqilia 0

Noam Chomsky: Israeli Support Eroding in America

The American linguist, historian and thinker Noam Chomsky says that the administration of US President Donald Trump, despite all its talk about the so-called ‘Deal of the Century’ , has no solution to offer that could lead to the establishment of an independent Palestinian state. The Trump administration, he said, […]

August 18, 2018 7:43 PM IMEMC News & Agencies Human rights, International, International Politics, News Report 0

Illegal Colonizers Cut Dozens Of Olive Trees Near Jenin

A group of illegal Israeli colonizers cut, on Saturday at dawn, dozens of Palestinian olive trees in ‘Arraba town, south of Jenin, in the northern part of the occupied West Bank. Media sources said the assailants invaded an orchard, owned by a local resident identified as Nathmi Dheidi, near the […]

August 18, 2018 10:04 AM IMEMC News Israeli attacks, Israeli Settlement, Jenin, News Report, West Bank 0

Palestinian Killed After Attempted Stabbing of Israeli Police Officer

Local sources in Jerusalem and Israeli sources reported Friday afternoon that a Palestinian was shot dead in occupied Jerusalem, after attempting to stab an Israeli police officer. The Palestinian man, from the town of Umm al-Fahm in Israel, was shot and killed by Israeli police after attempting to stab an […]

August 18, 2018 5:14 AM IMEMC News & Agencies Holy sites, Jerusalem, News Report, Palestinian attacks 0

New Information Reveals How Israel Covered Up the Killing of Four Boys in Gaza

Shir Hever discusses the recent Intercept report revealing that the Israeli military used an armed drone to kill four children playing football and injure four others. The Israeli investigation of the killing is exposed as a sham. While the interview was recorded, Israeli authorities announced the result of a separate […]

August 18, 2018 5:09 AM IMEMC News & Agencies Gaza Siege, Gaza Strip, International, International News, Israeli attacks, News Report, Opinion/Analysis, Refugees/Immigration 0

200 Olive Trees Cut Down by Illegal Settlers

Extremist Israeli settlers, early Friday, chopped down 200 fruitful olive trees belonging to Al-Lubban Ash-Sharqiya village, south of Nablus, said a local activist, according to WAFA. Ghassan Daghlas, who monitors Israeli settlement activity in the northern West Bank, said that settlers from the illegal settlement of Eli broke into Wadi […]

August 18, 2018 4:00 AM IMEMC News & Agencies Israeli attacks, Israeli Settlement, News Report, West Bank 0

Update: “Israeli Soldiers Kill Two Palestinians, injure 270, In Gaza”

The Palestinian Health Ministry in the Gaza Strip has confirmed that Israeli soldiers killed, Friday, two Palestinians and injured 270 others, including 60 who were shot with live fire. The Ministry said the soldiers killed Karim Abu Fatayer, 30, by shooting him with a live round in his head, east […]

August 18, 2018 2:44 AM IMEMC News Gaza City, Gaza Strip, Israeli attacks, News Report, Rafah 0

Weekly Kafr Qaddoum Protest Violently Suppressed by Israeli Forces

Dozens of Palestinians suffered the effects of tear-gas inhalation, as Israeli forces suppressed the weekly Kafr Qaddoum march in the northern West Bank district of Qalqilia, on Friday afternoon. Coordinator of the local popular committee of Kafr Qaddoum, Murad Ishteiwi, said that Israeli forces showered protesters with tear-gas bombs, in […]

August 17, 2018 7:31 PM IMEMC News & Agencies Israeli attacks, Israeli Settlement, News Report, Qalqilia 0

Solidarity Cup to Commence Despite Cancellation of Gaza Kids to Ireland Trip

The young footballers from Gaza who have visited Ireland, for the past two summers, have been forced to cancel their trip, this year. The Palestinian boys from Al Helal Football Academy, who live under Israeli occupation in Gaza, had planned to travel Tuesday (August 14th) through the territory’s border with […]

August 17, 2018 7:13 PM IMEMC News & Agencies Gaza Siege, Gaza Strip, International, News Report, Refugees/Immigration 0

Hours Before Her Release, Palestinian Woman Receives Administrative Detention Order

The Israeli authorities issued, Friday, an Administrative Detention order against a young Palestinian female detainee, just hours before he scheduled release. The young Palestinian woman, identified as Fida’ Mohammad Ekhlayyel, 21, is from Beit Ummar town, north of Hebron, in the southern part of the occupied West Bank. Fida’ was […]

August 17, 2018 1:40 PM IMEMC News Hebron, News Report, Prisoners, Tulkarem, West Bank 0

Palestinian Man Turns Himself In after Fatal Collision with Israeli Settler

A Palestinian taxi driver, in his sixties, turned himself in to the Palestinian Authority on Thursday evening after the vehicle he was driving hit an Israeli settler. The settler, 42-year-old Hava Rozin, died from her injuries. After turning himself in, the taxi driver said that he initially fled the scene […]

August 17, 2018 12:13 PM IMEMC News Israeli Settlement, Nablus, News Report, West Bank 0

Israeli Military Closes Investigation, Claims ‘No Wrongdoing’ in 2014 Rafah Attack

The Israeli military investigation of itself closed Wednesday with the decision to file no charges against the soldiers who massacred 70 Palestinian civilians in a single day on August 1st, 2014. The day, known as ‘Rafah’s Black Friday’, came in the midst of a series of massacres, including the destruction […]

August 17, 2018 1:33 AM admin Gaza Strip, Human rights, Israeli attacks, News Report, Rafah 0

PCHR Weekly Report On Israeli Human Rights Violations in the Occupied Palestinian Territory (09 – 15 August 2018)

Israeli forces continued with systematic crimes, in the occupied Palestinian territory (oPt), for the week of 09 – 15 August, 2018. Israeli warplanes fired 60 missiles targeting many areas in the Gaza Strip; a Pregnant woman and her baby were killed, and 25 other civilians, including 4 children and 4 […]

August 16, 2018 9:53 PM IMEMC News & Agencies Gaza Siege, Holy sites, Human rights, Israeli attacks, Israeli Settlement, Jerusalem, News Report, Palestine, Refugees/Immigration 0

Abbas Firm on Rejection of US ‘Peace Deal’

Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas on Wednesday rejected the U.S. political plan referred to as “Deal of the Century”. The deal suggests, according to Andalou/Al Ray, addressing the Palestinian-Israeli conflict by forcing the Palestinians to make concessions, including the status of East Jerusalem. “We are the first to stand against it […]

August 16, 2018 9:20 PM IMEMC News & Agencies Internal Unrest, International, International Politics, News Report, Palestinian Politics, Peace process 0

Israeli Ship Forced to Leave Tunisian Port

The Tunisian General Labor Union (TGLU) and Boycott, Divestment and Sanctions activists, on Thursday, forced an Israeli ship belonging to Zim Integrated Shipping Services to change course, as it was attempting to dock at the Rades port in Tunisia, on its way to Spain. The ship was turned around at […]

August 16, 2018 9:07 PM IMEMC News & Agencies Boycott Movement, Human rights, International, News Report, Non-violent action 0