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Entrance to Al-Arroub Refugee Camp Sealed by Israeli Forces

Israeli forces sealed off the main entrance of the al-Arroub refugee camp in Hebron, in the southern occupied West Bank, Thursday evening. According to Ma’an, locals reported that the Israeli army sealed off the entrance to the camp, in addition to setting up several flying checkpoints on a number of roads […]

December 14, 2018 7:13 AM IMEMC News & Agencies Hebron, Israeli Settlement, News Report, Refugees/Immigration 0

Israeli Excavations Damage Palestinian Village

Palestinians in Silwan examine new holes in the landscape next to the City of David, December 8, 2018. Photo credit: Wadi Hilweh Information Center. POSTED BY: AHMAD JARADAT DECEMBER 14, 2018 Palestinians discover damage to a parking lot next to the settlement-cum-archeological site City of David. Israeli archeological excavations have led to […]

December 14, 2018 7:02 AM IMEMC News & Agencies Israeli attacks, Israeli Settlement, Jerusalem, News Report 0

Army Raids Palestine Olympic Committee Headquarters

Israeli occupation forces raided, on Thursday evening, the headquarters of the Palestine Olympic Committee (POC), in the occupied West Bank city of al-Bireh, according to Palestinian security sources. Israeli soldiers raided the headquarters in an attempt to retrieve the tapes of the surveillance cameras. The soldiers forced the Committee’s employees […]

December 14, 2018 6:56 AM IMEMC News & Agencies Israeli attacks, News Report, Palestinian attacks, West Bank 0

PLO: Israeli Field Executions and Organized Terrorism Require International Action

Palestine Liberation Organization (PLO)’s executive committee member Hanan Ashrawi, on Thursday, denounced the series of war crimes committed by Israel against defenseless Palestinian people, the latest of which being the killing of three West Bank citizens in cold blood. “This persistence in field executions, intentional killings, collective punishment and the […]

December 14, 2018 6:46 AM IMEMC News & Agencies International Politics, News Report, Ramallah 0

After Army Closes Roads To Facilitate Colonists’ Protest, Many Palestinian Cars Damaged

Israeli soldiers closed, on Thursday evening, all main military roadblocks leading to Nablus, in northern West Bank, to facilitate a protest by extremist colonists, before many of them started throwing stones at Palestinian car in the area, causing damage. Media sources in Nablus said the soldiers closed all military roadblocks […]

December 14, 2018 12:55 AM IMEMC News Israeli attacks, Israeli Settlement, Nablus, News Report, West Bank 0

Israeli Colonists Invade Village Near Ramallah, Shoot A Palestinian

A group of armed extremist Israeli colonialist settlers invaded, on Thursday evening, Beitin Palestinian village, north of the al-Biereh city, in the Ramallah and al-Biereh Governorate in central West Bank, and shot a young man. Media sources in Ramallah said the settlers invaded the village, fired many live rounds and […]

December 14, 2018 12:39 AM IMEMC News Israeli attacks, Israeli Settlement, News Report, Ramallah, West Bank 0

60 Year Old Palestinian Man Shot Dead By Israeli Soldiers

The Israeli military, according to Israeli media sources, has admitted that its soldiers mistakenly killed Hamdan Tawfiq Arda, 60, after initially claiming that he had deliberately tried to ram his vehicle into soldiers, in the Industrial Zone in al-Biereh city, in central West Bank. Eyewitnesses told Maan News Agency that […]

December 14, 2018 12:27 AM Ali Salam Human rights, Israeli Settlement, News Report, Ramallah, West Bank 0

Two Israelis Killed In Shooting Attack Near Ramallah

Israeli sources have reported that two settlers were killed, and two others were injured, in a shooting attack close to the illegal colony of Ofra, near Ramallah, in central West Bank. The shooting took place at the hitchhiking section of Givat Assag, in the Benyamin Regional Council of Settlements, between […]

December 13, 2018 2:00 PM IMEMC News Israeli attacks, Israeli Settlement, News Report, Palestinian attacks, Ramallah, West Bank 0

PPS: “Israeli Soldiers Abduct 56 Palestinians In West Bank”

The Palestinian Prisoners’ Society (PPS) has reported that Israeli soldiers abducted, overnight and on Thursday at dawn, at least 56 Palestinians from their homes in various parts of the occupied West Bank, including 22 from occupied Jerusalem, and 17 from Ramallah. The PPS stated that the soldiers conducted extensive and […]

December 13, 2018 12:46 PM IMEMC News Hebron, Israeli attacks, Jerusalem, Nablus, News Report, Prisoners, Ramallah, Tubas, Tulkarem, West Bank 0

Undercover Israeli Soldiers Kill Ashraf Na’alwa

A squadron of Israeli military and police officers invaded Nablus at 1 am on Thursday, surrounded the house where a Palestinian suspected of killing two Israeli settlers, was believed to be hiding, and shot and killed the man, who was identified as Ashraf Waleed Suleiman Na’alwa, 23. Na’alwa was ‘wanted’ […]

December 13, 2018 12:11 PM IMEMC News Israeli attacks, Nablus, News Report, West Bank 0

Army Abducts 38 Palestinians In The West Bank

Israeli soldiers abducted, overnight and at dawn Thursday, at least 38 Palestinians, including 19 from occupied East Jerusalem, during massive invasions and violent searches of homes and property in several parts of the West Bank. In Tulkarem, in northern West Bank, the soldiers abducted a former political prisoner, identified as […]

December 13, 2018 10:11 AM IMEMC News Hebron, Israeli attacks, Jerusalem, News Report, Ramallah, Tubas, Tulkarem, West Bank 0

Israeli Soldiers Kill A Palestinian In Jerusalem

Israeli soldiers killed, on Thursday at dawn, a young Palestinian man in the al-Waad Street, in the Old City of occupied Jerusalem, after he reportedly stabbed and injured two Israeli police officers. Israeli sources said two officers of the Border Guards Unit suffered mild wounds, “when the Palestinian stabbed them, […]

December 13, 2018 9:28 AM IMEMC News Israeli attacks, Jerusalem, News Report, Palestinian attacks, West Bank 0

B’Tselem: Israeli Soldier Used Lethal Force To Kill Mentally Disabled Palestinian (VIDEO)

Israeli rights group B’Tselem announced, on Wednesday, a report proving that Israeli soldiers used lethal force from a very close distance to kill a mentally disabled Palestinian. On Tuesday, 4 December, 2018, at around midnight, some 100 Israeli soldiers invaded the city of Tulkarem, in the occupied West Bank. Some […]

December 13, 2018 8:44 AM IMEMC News & Agencies Human rights, Israeli attacks, News Report, Refugees/Immigration, Tulkarem 0

Soldiers and Settlers Raid Archaeological Site in West Bank

Israeli soldiers, accompanied Jewish settlers, broke into the northern West Bank village and archaeological site of Sebastia on Wednesday, upon which confrontations with the village’s Palestinian residents ensued, according to mayor of Sebastia Mohammad Azzam. Azzam told WAFA correspondence that the soldiers accompanied a busload of fanatic settlers in a […]

December 13, 2018 8:08 AM IMEMC News & Agencies Israeli attacks, Israeli Settlement, Nablus, News Report, West Bank 0

Qatar Proposes Airport be Built in Gaza Strip

Palestinian officials were reportedly concerned over reports that the country of Qatar is aiming to establish a separate Palestinian state in the Gaza Strip; allegations which came following Qatar’s proposal of creating an international airport in Gaza. According to Qatari ambassador Mohammad al-Emadi, Israel is yet to respond. However, they […]

December 13, 2018 7:57 AM IMEMC News & Agencies Gaza Strip, International Politics, News Report 0