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Settlements Continue to Expand Despite International Conventions

Political and conventional policy has not put an end to Israel settlement policy, but it enhances the Israeli expropriate of Palestinian lands, Secretary General of the Christian Islamic Organization for Supporting of Jerusalem and Holy Sites, Hanna Issa said. Issa said, in a statement on Wednesday, that settlement is a […]

June 19, 2019 11:19 PM IMEMC News & Agencies International, Israeli Settlement, News Report 0

Palestine Urges ICC to Conduct Immediate Probe into Israeli Crimes

The Palestinian Ministry of Foreign Affairs and Expatriates has called on the International Criminal Court (ICC) to launch an immediate investigation into the crimes of the Israeli government  and  its extremist settlers. The ministry, in a statement released on Monday, condemned the settlers’ assault on the town of Kafr Malik, […]

June 19, 2019 11:03 PM IMEMC News & Agencies International, Israeli attacks, News Report 0

Illegal Israeli Colonists Attack Palestinians Near Salfit

A group of illegal extremist Israeli colonists invaded, on Wednesday morning, Kifl Hares village, north of Salfit city in central West Bank, and attacked several Palestinians and their homes. Essam Abu Ya’coub, the mayor of Kifl Hares, said more than 10 illegal colonists invaded the village, before assaulting many homes […]

June 19, 2019 1:03 PM IMEMC News Israeli attacks, News Report, Salfit, West Bank 0

Palestinian From Jerusalem Dies From Serious Wounds Suffered Two Weeks Ago

A Palestinian man died, Wednesday, from serious wounds he suffered two weeks ago, when several undercover Israeli soldiers repeatedly assaulted and struck him, in Shu’fat refugee camp, in occupied East Jerusalem. The Palestinian, identified as Mousa Abu Mayyala, 60, was assaulted by the undercover soldiers while standing in front of […]

June 19, 2019 11:37 AM IMEMC News Israeli attacks, Jerusalem, News Report, Refugees/Immigration, West Bank 0

Israeli Soldiers Abduct Four Palestinians In Bethlehem

Israeli soldiers abducted, on Wednesday at dawn, four young Palestinian men, including three who were taken prisoner from their homes in several parts of Bethlehem governorate, in the occupied West Bank. Media sources said the soldiers, stationed at the Container military roadblock, north of Bethlehem, abducted Bara’ Ibrahim Shakarna, from […]

June 19, 2019 11:15 AM IMEMC News Bethlehem, Israeli attacks, News Report, West Bank 0

Ailing Detainee, Sami Abu Diak, Faces Serious Deterioration

The Palestinian Prisoners’ Society (PPS) issued a statement warning of the grave deterioration of the health condition of a Palestinian detainee, held by Israel, especially after a recent serious health setback. The PPS said the detainee, Sami Abu Diak, 36, from the northern West Bank city of Jenin, suffered various […]

June 19, 2019 10:31 AM IMEMC News Human rights, Israeli attacks, Jenin, News Report, Palestine, Prisoners, Tulkarem 0

Army Abducts Three Palestinians In Hebron

Dozens of Israeli soldiers invaded, on Wednesday at dawn, several Palestinian communities in the southern West Bank governorate of Hebron, searched and ransacked homes, and abducted three Palestinians. Media sources said the soldiers abducted Abdul-Salam Rateb Taha, from his home in Hebron city. They added that the soldiers invaded many […]

June 19, 2019 9:36 AM IMEMC News Hebron, Israeli attacks, News Report, West Bank 0

Israeli Soldiers Demolish An Under-Construction Home In Jericho

Israeli soldiers demolished, Wednesday, an under-construction Palestinian home in the al-Matar area, in Jericho, in the occupied West Bank. Media sources said the soldiers demolished a one-story 150 square/meter home, owned by Shadi Sunnoqrot, reportedly for being built without a permit from the Israeli “Civil Administration Office,” in the occupied […]

June 19, 2019 8:24 AM IMEMC News Israeli attacks, Jericho, News Report, West Bank 0

Child Released A Month After Losing His Leg When Israeli Soldiers Shot Him With Expanding Bullet

Israeli soldiers released, Tuesday, a Palestinian child from the al-Khader town, south of the West Bank city of Bethlehem, a month after they shot him with an expanding Dumdum bullet in the leg, leading to an amputation. The Palestinian child, Mahmoud Hussein Salah, 14, was abducted by the soldiers who […]

June 19, 2019 3:05 AM IMEMC News Bethlehem, Human rights, Israeli attacks, News Report, West Bank 0

Florida Passes Bill Suppressing Speech On Israel, Palestine

Sheldon Adelson attends Friends of The Israel Defence Forces (FIDF) gala in California, US on 1 November 2018 [Photo by Shahar Azran/Getty Images] Israel has been granted protection from its critics by the state of Florida in recent amendments to the Florida Educational Equality Act (FEEA), which includes provisions that […]

June 19, 2019 2:04 AM IMEMC News & Agencies Boycott Movement, Human rights, International, International News, News Report 0

Ashkelon Prison Administration Submits to Detainee Demands

The Commission of Detainees’ Affairs confirmed, this Tuesday, that the administration of the prison of Ashkelon has gradually begun implementing a number of the requests of the detainees, which have been demanded through their latest hunger strike. The commission has stated that the administration of the prison has let all […]

June 19, 2019 1:53 AM IMEMC News & Agencies Israel, News Report, Prisoners 0

Japan, UNDP Support Solar Power to Treat Gaza Wastewater

Inaugurating the Photo Voltaic Solar System for the Rafah Wastewater Treatment and Reuse Plants project. (Credit: UNDP)  The United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) and the government of Japan, in partnership with the Palestinian Ministry of Agriculture, Palestinian Energy and Natural Resources Authority (PENRA) and the Costal Municipalities Water Utility have […]

June 19, 2019 1:46 AM IMEMC News & Agencies Gaza Siege, Gaza Strip, International Politics, News Report, Refugees/Immigration 0

Mafar Releases Official Album Trailer

The Palestinian band, “Mafar,” has finished recording & shooting its new album, titled “VISA – تأشيرة ”, a musical series which portrays a complete story, combined in a special audiovisual production that is considered the first of its kind in the Arab world. The album holds 10 sequential tracks that […]

June 19, 2019 1:34 AM IMEMC News & Agencies Human Interest, News Report, Non-violent action, Palestine 0

Soldiers Demolish A Hardware Store In Jerusalem

Israeli soldiers invaded, Tuesday, Jabal al-Mokabber neighborhood, southeast of occupied East Jerusalem, and demolished a hardware store, under the pretext of being unlicensed. The soldiers surrounded the entire neighborhood before invading it, and prevented the Palestinians from entering or leaving it. Local sources said dozens of soldiers surrounded and isolated […]

June 18, 2019 2:08 PM IMEMC News Hebron, Israeli attacks, News Report, West Bank 0

Illegal Colonists Uproot Palestinian Lands Near Bethlehem

A group of illegal Israeli colonists and soldiers bulldozed and uprooted, Tuesday, Palestinian lands in Kisan village, east of Bethlehem in the occupied West Bank. Hasan Berjaya, the head of the Colonization and Wall Resistance Commission, stated that the colonists, accompanied by personnel of the “Civil Administration Office, and soldiers” […]

June 18, 2019 1:32 PM IMEMC News Bethlehem, Israeli attacks, Israeli Settlement, News Report, West Bank 0