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Israeli Colonizers Attack Palestinian Homes Near Nablus

A group of extremist Israeli colonizers attacked, on Wednesday at dawn, two Palestinian homes in Asira al-Qibliyya town, southeast of the northern West Bank city of Nablus, causing damage. Ghassan Daghlas, a Palestinian Authority official who monitors colonialist activities in the northern West Bank, said the Israeli assailants came from […]

February 14, 2018 11:24 AM IMEMC News Israeli attacks, Israeli Settlement, Nablus, News Report, West Bank 0

Army Abducts 28 Palestinians In The West Bank

Israeli soldiers abducted, on Wednesday at dawn, 28 Palestinians from their homes, in several parts of the occupied West Bank, the Palestinian Prisoners’ Society (PPS) has confirmed. The PPS said the soldiers stormed and violently searched dozens of homes, across the West Bank, including occupied Jerusalem, and interrogated many Palestinians […]

February 14, 2018 10:37 AM IMEMC News Bethlehem, Israeli attacks, Jenin, Jerusalem, Nablus, News Report, West Bank 0

Israeli Colonists Attack A Palestinian Man In Northern Plains

Several extremist Israeli colonists attacked, Tuesday, a Palestinian man in Um al-Firan area, in the West Bank’s Jordan Valley, causing various cuts and bruises. Hamza Zubeidat, the coordinator of the Development Work in the Jordan Valley, said the Israeli assailants surrounded and assaulted Bassam Zubeidat, 39, causing various cuts and […]

February 14, 2018 2:12 AM IMEMC News Israeli attacks, Jordan Valley, News Report, West Bank 0

Palestinian Shot while Others Teargassed in Nablus

A Palestinian, Tuesday, was shot and injured with live ammunition while three others suffocated during confrontations which broke out with Israeli forces in the town of Salem, east of Nablus, said medical sources. Ahmad Jibril, Head of the Palestinian Red Crescent emergency department, told WAFA that an unidentified Palestinian was […]

February 13, 2018 8:06 PM IMEMC News & Agencies Israeli attacks, Nablus, News Report 0

VIDEO: Palestinian Children Speak of Abuse under Israeli Custody

Palestinian children who had been detained by Israeli occupation forces say that they were beaten and humiliated inside Israeli prisons, according to Days of Palestine. Defence for Children International – Palestine (DCIP) is concerned that Israeli military arrests are not only violent, but that children often lack proper legal representation […]

February 13, 2018 7:54 PM IMEMC News & Agencies Israeli attacks, News Report, Palestine, Prisoners 0

Al Mezan: 10 Gaza Fishermen Detained, 5 Injured since Beginning of 2018

Since the beginning of 2018, Israeli occupation forces have opened fire on Palestinian fishermen in the Gaza Strip 36 times, detaining 10, injuring 5 and seizing 3 fishing boats, Al Mezan Center For Human Rights said Sunday, in a statement.   In their report, the center pointed out systematic Israeli […]

February 13, 2018 7:40 PM IMEMC News & Agencies Gaza Siege, Gaza Strip, News Report 0

Israeli Court Extends Detention of Ahed Tamimi into Next Month

The Ofer military occupation court decided, on Tuesday, to extend the detention of  teenager Ahed Tamimi until next month. The court session was set for 11 March. The military judge  tried  Tamimi in a closed session, and ordered all media and journalists to leave the courtroom. Tamimi is being tried over […]

February 13, 2018 7:20 PM IMEMC News & Agencies Israel, News Report, Prisoners 0

Army Demolishes Two Commercial Structures In Jerusalem

Israeli soldiers, and members of the City Council in occupied Jerusalem, demolished two commercial structures, in the al-‘Isawiya town, and also cut and uprooted trees. Mohammad Abu al-Hummus, a member of the Follow-Up Committee in al-Isawiya, said the soldiers surrounded the town, before invading it, and bulldozed the two structures. […]

February 13, 2018 12:08 PM IMEMC News Israeli attacks, Jerusalem, News Report, West Bank 0

Israeli Colonists Damage Cars, Write Racist Graffiti, Near Nablus

Dozens of illegal Israeli colonist settlers invaded, on Tuesday at dawn, Awarta and Jeet villages, east and west of the northern West Bank city of Nablus, damaged a few cars, and wrote racist graffiti. Media sources in Nablus said the colonists broke the windshield of several parks Palestinian cars and […]

February 13, 2018 11:44 AM IMEMC News Israeli attacks, Israeli Settlement, Nablus, News Report, West Bank 0

Report: Over 60% of Palestinian Child Detainees Tortured

Sixty per cent of Palestinian children who were detained by Israeli occupation forces were verbally, physically or psychologically tortured, the Palestinian Prisoners’ Society (PPS) revealed on Sunday. In a statement, the PPS said that Palestinian minors detained by the Israeli occupation were  beaten, prevented from sleeping,and threatened by interrogators in order […]

February 13, 2018 5:47 AM IMEMC News & Agencies Israel, News Report, Palestine, Prisoners 0

Ministry of Health: Operating Theatres of Gaza Hospitals Completely Paralyzed

Spokesperson for Gaza’s Health Ministry Ashraf al-Qedra asserted that operating theatres in all the city’s hospitals have been paralyzed in full, as a result of pilling trash due to the suspension of cleaning companies’ work at the ministry’s hospitals and facilities, for the second day in a row.   Al-Qedra […]

February 13, 2018 5:30 AM IMEMC News & Agencies Gaza Siege, Gaza Strip, News Report, Palestinian Politics, Refugees/Immigration 0

Irish Artist Jim Fitzpatrick Portrays Ahed Tamimi As A Superhero

Irish artist Jim Fitzpatrick painted an image of Palestinian imprisoned teen Ahed Tamimi in which he portrayed her as a superhero. Tamimi is seen holding the Palestinian flag in the painting entitled “There is a Real Wonder Woman,” in a reference to “The Wonder Woman,” an heroic female comic character. […]

February 13, 2018 5:16 AM IMEMC News & Agencies International, News Report, Non-violent action, Prisoners 0

Detained Mother Of Slain Palestinian Starts Hunger Strike

The family of Bothaina Shamasna, 48, the detained mother of a Palestinian who was killed by the Israeli army on October 12, 2015, has been holding a hunger strike for the seventh consecutive day, protesting being held under very difficult conditions, and torture inflicted on her and her child, Sara, […]

February 12, 2018 12:42 PM IMEMC News Israeli attacks, Jerusalem, News Report, Prisoners, West Bank 0

Army Abducts Sixteen Palestinians In The West Bank

The Palestinian Prisoners’ Society (PPS) has reported that Israeli soldiers abducted, on Monday at dawn, at least sixteen Palestinians, during massive military invasions and violent searches of homes, in several parts of the occupied West Bank. The PPS office in Tulkarem, in northern West Bank, said dozens of soldiers invaded […]

February 12, 2018 11:10 AM IMEMC News Bethlehem, Hebron, Israeli attacks, Jenin, Jerusalem, News Report, Salfit, Tulkarem, West Bank 0

Illegal Settlers Install New Outpost Near Nablus

A group of extremist Israeli colonialist settlers installed, Monday, a new outpost on Palestinian lands, south of Beita village, southeast of the northern West Bank city of Nablus. Fuad Ma’ali, the head of Beita Local Council, said the colonialists installed four mobile homes on four dunams of Palestinian lands, owned […]

February 12, 2018 10:12 AM IMEMC News Israeli attacks, Israeli Settlement, Nablus, News Report, West Bank 0