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Jerusalem Municipality Demolishes Residential Structure in al-Eesawiyya

The Israeli municipality of Jerusalem, on Wednesday, demolished a residential structure in the neighborhood of al-Eesawiyya, in occupied East Jerusalem, under the pretext of lacking an Israeli construction permit, according to local WAFA sources. The municipality demolished a residential structure, made of metals, that was installed by Omar Dari, a […]

November 16, 2017 9:15 AM IMEMC News & Agencies Jerusalem, News Report, Refugees/Immigration 0

Palestinian Detainees to be Moved to Tents Due to Overcrowding

Israeli occupation authorities are preparing to move number of Palestinian detainees from prison cells to tents, Israeli media revealed, citing a bill proposed by the Israeli Minister of Internal Security, Gilad Erdan. Israeli TV Channel 7 said, according to Days of Palestine, that the proposal is one of the solutions […]

November 16, 2017 8:59 AM IMEMC News & Agencies Israel, News Report, Prisoners 0

Iron Dome Employed in Gush Dan Settlement Bloc

Israeli forces  have  taken new security measures in preparation for any escalation in the situation with the Islamic Jihad movement. Israel is expecting that the group will avenge the bombing of a tunnel in Gaza, two weeks ago, in which 12 militants of Islamic Jihad and Hamas were killed, according […]

November 16, 2017 8:51 AM IMEMC News & Agencies Internal Unrest, Israel, News Report, West Bank 0

Israeli Soldiers Close Main Road Of Nabi Saleh Village, Abduct A Young Man Near Jenin

Israeli soldiers closed, on Wednesday evening, the main road leading to Nabi Saleh village, northwest of the central West Bank city of Ramallah, consequently blocking the road leading to many nearby communities. The soldiers also abducted a young Palestinian man, near Jenin. Media sources in Ramallah said the soldiers invaded […]

November 16, 2017 6:39 AM IMEMC News Israeli attacks, Jenin, News Report, Ramallah, West Bank 0
Deir Nitham (image from POICA)

Israeli Forces Imprison Palestinian Village Behind Wall as Punitive Measure

Palestinians in the village of Deir Nitham, near Ramallah in the central West Bank, have been unable to leave their village since Monday, when Israeli forces closed the gate through the Wall that allowed villagers to access the rest of the world.   Now, the entire population of the village […]

November 16, 2017 4:48 AM Celine Hagbard Israeli attacks, Israeli Settlement, News Report, Ramallah, The Wall 0

Soldiers Invade Towns Near Jenin, Photograph Homes

Several Israeli army jeeps invaded, on Wednesday at dawn, the towns of Fahma and ‘Ejja, south of the northern West Bank city of Jenin, and photographed homes and streets. The soldiers invaded many neighborhoods in the two towns, and photographed many homes and streets, before detaining a young man, identified […]

November 15, 2017 11:19 AM IMEMC News Israeli attacks, Jenin, News Report, West Bank 0

Israeli Soldiers Abduct Twelve Palestinians In Jerusalem

Israeli soldiers invaded, on Wednesday at dawn, many homes in the at-Tour neighborhood, overlooking Jerusalem’s Old City, and abducted fourteen Palestinians, including children, after violently searching their homes, and took them to several detention and interrogation facilities. The soldiers interrogated many Palestinians while inspecting their ID cars, in their homes, […]

November 15, 2017 10:50 AM IMEMC News Israeli attacks, Jerusalem, News Report, West Bank 0

Army Demolishes An Under-Construction Building In Jerusalem

Israeli soldiers invaded, early on Wednesday morning, the al-‘Isawiya town, in the center of occupied East Jerusalem, and demolished an under-construction two-story building. Mohammad Abu Ryala, a member of the Follow-Up Committee in al-‘Isawiya, said that the family received an order to halt the construction of their property in order […]

November 15, 2017 10:30 AM IMEMC News Israeli Politics, Jerusalem, News Report, West Bank 0

Israeli Soldiers Detonate A Palestinian Home In Jerusalem

Dozens of Israeli soldiers invaded, on Wednesday at dawn, the town of Beit Surik, northwest of occupied East Jerusalem, and detonated the family home of a Palestinian who was killed near Hadar Adar illegal Israeli colony, last September, after killing three Israeli security officers. Media sources in Jerusalem said the […]

November 15, 2017 9:47 AM IMEMC News Israeli attacks, Jerusalem, News Report, West Bank 0

Fourth Palestinian Detainee Joins Hunger Strike

Four Palestinian prisoners are currently on hunger strike in Israeli prison. Salah al-Khawaja, 50, of the village of Nil’in, launched a hunger strike on Monday, 13 November after his administrative detention, imprisonment without charge or trial, was renewed only one day before he was scheduled for release. Administrative detention orders, which last for […]

November 15, 2017 8:52 AM IMEMC News & Agencies Israel, News Report, Non-violent action, Prisoners 0

3,000 Gaza Merchants Banned from Travelling

About 3.000 merchants and businessmen from Gaza are still banned from travelling since Israeli occupation authorities suspended their travel permits. For two years, now, only 800 merchants are allowed to travel, the head of civil affairs department Saleh al-Zeq said. Al-Zeq stressed the importance of the efforts that the department […]

November 15, 2017 8:44 AM IMEMC News & Agencies Gaza Siege, Gaza Strip, News Report, Refugees/Immigration 0

More Palestinian Land to be Seized for Settlement Expansion

Israeli military authorities notified Palestinian farmers, on Tuesday, that they intend to expropriate plots of land near the village of Shofeh, to the southeast of Tulkarem. The farmers told WAFA that the Israeli military informed the Palestinian liaison office that, by doing so,  it intends to to open roads and […]

November 15, 2017 8:36 AM IMEMC News & Agencies Israeli Settlement, News Report, Refugees/Immigration, West Bank 0

First-ever Bill on Palestinian Human Rights Introduced in US Congress

Washington, D.C., November 14, 2017—Members of Congress on Tuesday introduced a bill in the House to prevent U.S. tax dollars from paying for human rights violations against Palestinian children during the course of Israeli military detention. The Promoting Human Rights by Ending Israeli Military Detention of Palestinian Children Act requires the Secretary […]

November 15, 2017 8:22 AM IMEMC News & Agencies Human rights, International, News Report 0

Israel To Demolish An Entire Neighborhood In Jerusalem

The Israeli Authorities, including the City Council of occupied Jerusalem, have decided to demolish an entire Palestinian neighborhood in Kufur Aqab, northeast of Jerusalem, under the pretext of being built without a permit. The neighborhood is close to Qalandia terminal, and became isolated from the rest of occupied East Jerusalem […]

November 15, 2017 8:18 AM IMEMC News Israeli Politics, Jerusalem, News Report, West Bank 0

Israeli Soldiers Invade Palestinian Lands In Northern Gaza

At least three D9 armored Israeli military bulldozers and three tanks invaded, on Tuesday evening, Palestinian lands near the border fence in Beit Lahia, in the northern part of the Gaza Strip, and bulldozed sections close to the fence. The invasion was also accompanied by army drones that hovered overhead, […]

November 15, 2017 7:34 AM IMEMC News Beit Lahia, Gaza Siege, Gaza Strip, Israeli attacks, News Report 0