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Lieberman: Israeli Government ‘Must’ Attack Gaza

Israeli Defense Minister Avigdor Lieberman claimed, on Tuesday, that Hamas had crossed all red lines, stressing that Israeli cabinet “must” take a decision to launch a “serious blow” on the Gaza Strip, to topple Hamas. During a meeting with Israeli commanders and Israeli soldiers in charge of the Gaza division, […]

October 17, 2018 10:19 PM IMEMC News & Agencies Gaza Siege, Gaza Strip, International Politics, Israel, Israeli attacks, News Report 0

Mansour Hails UNGA Vote as ‘New Victory’

Palestine’s permanent representative to the United Nations, Riyad Mansour, hailed as “a new victory” the UN General Assembly vote in favor of a resolution granting the State of Palestine additional powers in the possibility of assuming the chairmanship of the Group of 77 and China, on Wednesday. The UNGA voted […]

October 17, 2018 10:05 PM IMEMC News & Agencies International, International Politics, News Report, Palestinian Politics 0

Press Release by Joint Operation Room of the Palestinian Resistance Factions on Israeli Attacks on Gaza

On the heels of the Israeli arbitrary bombardment on the Gaza Strip, this morning, the Joint Operation Room of the Palestinian Factions state the following,  Al Ray Palestinian Media Agency has reported: The Palestinian people have been involved in their peaceful battle against the Israeli occupation through the Great Return […]

October 17, 2018 9:55 PM IMEMC News & Agencies Gaza Siege, Gaza Strip, International Politics, Israeli attacks, News Report, Palestinian attacks 0

ICC Prosecutor: Eviction of Civilians under Occupation Constitutes War Crime

The Prosecutor of the International Criminal Court (ICC), Fatou Bensouda, has warned that transfer of population in an occupied territory constitute war crime. “I have been following with concern the planned eviction of the Bedouin community of Khan al-Ahmar, in the West Bank. Evacuation by force now appears imminent, and […]

October 17, 2018 9:45 PM IMEMC News & Agencies International, International Politics, Israeli attacks, News Report 0

Pro-Palestinian Demonstrators Confront UK Israeli Ambassador in Belfast

Angry scenes were reported to have developed as pro-Palestinian protesters confronted the UK’s Israeli ambassador, Mark Regev, at Queen’s University, in Belfast. A protester was restrained as several attempted to follow Regev’s car as he left the historic institution following a visit to speak to students. Around 70 pro-Palestinian protesters […]

October 17, 2018 9:39 PM IMEMC News & Agencies Boycott Movement, International, International Politics, News Report, Non-violent action 0

Illegal Colonialist Settlers Injure A Palestinian Near Nablus

On Wednesday, a group of colonialist settlers, illegally living on Palestinian lands, west of the northern West Bank city of Nablus, attacked Palestinians while picking their olive trees, wounding one. Medical sources said the assailants injured Mahmoud Hussein, 22, causing serious cuts and bruises to his face and left hand. […]

October 17, 2018 8:18 PM IMEMC News Israeli attacks, Israeli Settlement, Nablus, News Report, West Bank 0

Soldiers Demolish A Palestinian Home Near Hebron

Israeli soldiers invaded, Wednesday, Khallet al-Mayya area in Yatta town, south of Hebron, in the southern part of the occupied West Bank, and demolished a Palestinian home. Rateb Jabour, the coordinator of the Popular Committee against the Annexation Wall and Colonies in southern West Bank, said the soldiers demolished the […]

October 17, 2018 7:44 PM IMEMC News Hebron, Israeli attacks, Israeli Settlement, News Report, West Bank 0

Israeli Colonialist Settlers Attack Homes Near Nablus

A group of illegal Israeli colonialist settlers attacked, on Wednesday evening, three Palestinian homes in Orif village, south of Nablus, in the northern part of the occupied West Bank. Ghassan Daghlas, a Palestinian official who monitors colonialist activities in the northern West Bank, said the assailants came from Yitzhar illegal […]

October 17, 2018 7:29 PM IMEMC News Israeli attacks, Israeli Settlement, Nablus, News Report, West Bank 0

Israeli Soldiers Abduct A Former Political Prisoner, South Of Bethlehem

Israeli soldiers abducted, Wednesday, a Palestinian former political prisoner from the town of al-Khader, south of Bethlehem, in the occupied West Bank. Ahmad Salah, the coordinator of the Popular Committee against the Annexation Wall and Colonies in al-Khader, said the soldiers abducted Rezeq Ali Khader Salah, 54, while working on […]

October 17, 2018 6:45 PM IMEMC News Bethlehem, Israeli attacks, News Report, West Bank 0

Palestinian Killed as Israeli Military Drops Multiple Bombs in Gaza (VIDEO)

The Palestinian Health Ministry in Gaza said one Palestinian, identified as Naji Jamal Mohammad Za’anin, 25, was killed when the Israeli missiles struck a site in Beit Lahia, in northern Gaza. The Palestinian was from Beit Hanoun, also in the northern part of the Gaza Strip. The Israeli airforce dropped […]

October 17, 2018 9:47 AM IMEMC News Deir al-Balah, Gaza Strip, Israeli attacks, News Report 0

Unknown Group Fires Rocket Into Israel

For the first time in months, a Grad rocket was fired from Gaza at around 4 am on Wednesday, hitting the yard of a house in the city of Beersheba, causing no injuries or damage. Various Palestinian armed resistance movements rejected responsibility for the rocket. They issued a statement stating […]

October 17, 2018 9:19 AM IMEMC News Deir al-Balah, Gaza Strip, Israel, News Report, Palestinian attacks 0

Israeli Soldiers Abduct Five Palestinians In Tubas, Qalqilia And Tulkarem

Israeli soldiers invaded and searched, on Wednesday at dawn, several homes in Qalqilia, Tubas and Qalqilia,  and abducted five Palestinians. The Palestinian Prisoners’ Society (PPS) said the soldiers searched many homes in ‘Azzoun town, east of Qalqilia, before abducting Odai Saqer Salim, from the al-Mothallath area. The PPS added that […]

October 17, 2018 8:48 AM IMEMC News Israeli attacks, News Report, Qalqilia, Tubas, West Bank 0

Army Demolishes A Home In Jerusalem And Attacks The Family

Dozens of Israeli soldiers invaded, on Wednesday morning, Jabal a-Mokabber neighborhood, southeast of occupied East Jerusalem, and attacked a Palestinian family, causing several injuries, before demolishing their home. The Wadi Hilweh Information Center in Silwan (Silwanic), in Jerusalem, said the soldiers demolished the 100 square/meter home of Khalil Za’atra, reportedly […]

October 17, 2018 8:34 AM IMEMC News Israeli attacks, Jerusalem, News Report, West Bank 0

Israeli Soldiers Abduct Three Palestinians In Bethlehem

Israeli soldiers abducted, on Wednesday at dawn, three Palestinians, including a teenage boy, from their homes in Bethlehem governorate, south of occupied Jerusalem, in the West Bank. The soldiers invaded and ransacked many homes in Teqoua’ town, east of Bethlehem, and abducted Mohammad Hasan al-‘Amour, 23, and Mohammad Riyad al-‘Amour, […]

October 17, 2018 8:18 AM IMEMC News Bethlehem, Israeli attacks, News Report, West Bank 0

Palestinian Dies From Serious Wounds Suffered Monday

The Palestinian Health Ministry in the Gaza Strip has reported that a young man died, on Tuesday at night, from serious wounds he suffered a day earlier after Israeli soldiers shot him with live fire in northern Gaza. It identified the slain Palestinian as Saddam Abu Shallash, 27, from Jabalia […]

October 17, 2018 12:46 AM IMEMC News Gaza Strip, Israeli attacks, Jabalia, News Report, Refugees/Immigration 0