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Israeli Minister Leads Provocative Tour of Al-Aqsa

Israeli Minister of Agriculture Uri Ariel, today, headed a group of extremist Israeli settlers in a provocative tour of the holy Al-Aqsa Mosque compound, in occupied Jerusalem. Ariel and dozens of settlers toured the holy sit,e in groups, only hours after Israeli police forcibly evicted hundreds of Muslim worshippers from […]

May 19, 2019 5:17 PM IMEMC News & Agencies Holy sites, Israeli attacks, Israeli Settlement, Jerusalem, News Report 0

Hatari Under Fire for Displaying Palestinian Flag at Eurovision

Hatari, the Icelandic Act, could face punishment after they raised the Palestinian flag, while their public vote was being announced at the end of the live final of the Eurovision contest, held in Tel Aviv– amid international calls for boycott. In a statement, Eurovision said the “consequences of this action” […]

May 19, 2019 5:12 PM IMEMC News & Agencies International, News Report, Non-violent action 0

Israeli Soldiers Abduct A Palestinian Teen In Jerusalem

Israeli soldiers invaded, Sunday, Silwan town, south of the Al-Aqsa Mosque in occupied East Jerusalem, and abducted a Palestinian teen. The Wadi Hilweh Information Center in Silwan (Silwanic) said the soldiers abducted Yazan Mohammad Froukh, 16, from his home. Silwanic added that the soldiers invaded the teen’s family home, and […]

May 19, 2019 3:04 PM IMEMC News Israeli attacks, Jerusalem, News Report, West Bank 0

Army Abducts A Palestinian Near Jerusalem

Israeli soldiers abducted, on Sunday morning, a young Palestinian man in Kafr ‘Aqab town, north of occupied East Jerusalem. The Qalandia Media Center said the soldiers invaded the town, searched homes and abducted a young man, identified as Mohammad Sobeh. It added that the soldiers also installed a military roadblock, […]

May 19, 2019 2:41 PM IMEMC News Israeli attacks, Jerusalem, News Report, West Bank 0

Soldiers Attack Worshipers In Al-Aqsa Mosque

Israeli soldiers attacked, late on Saturday at night, many Palestinian Muslim worshipers in the al-Aqsa Mosque, in occupied Jerusalem, and forced them out of the holy site’s compound. The Islamic Waqf and Endowment Department said dozens of Palestinians choose to spend nights in the Al-Aqsa Mosque, especially during the current […]

May 19, 2019 2:21 PM IMEMC News Holy sites, Israeli attacks, Jerusalem, News Report, West Bank 0

Israeli Soldiers Abduct A Palestinian In Bethlehem

Israeli soldiers abducted, Sunday, a young Palestinian man in Teqoua’ town, south of Bethlehem, in the occupied West Bank. Media sources said the soldiers abducted Amer Ra’fat Zayyah, 25, after breaking into his home and violently searching it. They added that dozens of soldiers invaded the town, and fired many […]

May 19, 2019 1:43 PM IMEMC News Bethlehem, Israeli attacks, News Report, West Bank 0

Israel Drops Investigation of Murdered Disabled Palestinian Ibrahim Abu Thuraya

According to the Palestinian Information Center, the Israeli military has closed its investigation into the murder of disabled Palestinian, Ibrahim Abu Thuraya, 29, who was shot and killed by Israeli snipers at a protest near Gaza’s eastern border with Israel, in December 2017. The Israeli paper Haaretz reported that the […]

May 19, 2019 11:37 AM Ali Salam Gaza Siege, Gaza Strip, Human rights, Israel, News Report, Non-violent action 0

German Parliament Passes Anti-Boycott Bill

Two right-wing parties in Germany succeeded in getting the German Parliament to pass a bill on Friday condemning the Boycott-Divestment-Sanctions (BDS) movement as ‘anti-Semitic’ in a close vote following a rowdy debate – although the bill is largely symbolic and has no enforcement mechanism. According to the Times of Israel, […]

May 18, 2019 11:21 PM Celine Hagbard Boycott Movement, Human rights, International, International News, Israel, News Report 0

LGBTQ Groups Boycott Eurovision Festival in Tel Aviv

From DazedDigital.com: The Eurovision song contest is a gay institution, an international marquee event affectionately dubbed the ‘Gay Olympics’ – but with Israel hosting this year’s contest, a growing number of LGBTQ+ organisations, groups, journalists, and individuals are joining the call for a global boycott of the hosting state in solidarity […]

May 18, 2019 10:51 PM IMEMC & Agencies Boycott Movement, Human rights, International, Israel, News Report, Palestine 0

Israeli Colonists Hurl Stones At Palestinian Cars Near Nablus

Several illegal Israeli colonists hurled stones, on Friday evening, at Palestinian cars driving on the Nablus-Jenin road, in the northern part of the occupied West Bank. Ghassan Daghlas, a Palestinian Authority official who monitors Israel’s illegal colonialist activities in northern West Bank, said the assailants gathered at the main junction […]

May 18, 2019 2:45 AM IMEMC News Bethlehem, Israeli attacks, Nablus, News Report, West Bank 0

Soldiers Injure Four Palestinians In Kufur Qaddoum

Israeli soldiers attacked, Friday, the weekly procession against the Annexation Wall and Colonies, in Kufur Qaddoum town, east of the northern West Bank city of Qalqilia, wounding four Palestinians with rubber-coated steel bullets, including a child who was injured in his chest. Morad Eshteiwi, the media coordinator of the Popular […]

May 17, 2019 4:45 PM IMEMC News Israeli attacks, Israeli Settlement, News Report, Qalqilia, Refugees/Immigration, The Wall, West Bank 0

Israeli Soldiers Attack The Weekly Protest In Ni’lin

Israeli soldiers resorted, Friday, to the excessive use of force against the weekly nonviolent procession against the illegal Annexation Wall and Colonies in Ni’lin village, west of the central West Bank city of Ramallah, wounding several persons, and causing a few trees to burn. Media sources said the soldiers fired […]

May 17, 2019 4:28 PM IMEMC News Israeli attacks, Israeli Settlement, News Report, Palestine, Ramallah, Refugees/Immigration, The Wall, West Bank 0

Army Abducts Several Palestinians In Jerusalem

Israeli soldiers abducted, Friday, several young Palestinian men in Qalandia area, north of occupied East Jerusalem, while trying to enter the city for Friday prayers in the Al-Aqsa Mosque, on the second Friday of the holy Muslim month of Ramadan. Media sources said the soldiers chased and attacked several young […]

May 17, 2019 1:29 PM IMEMC News Holy sites, Israeli attacks, Jerusalem, News Report, West Bank 0

Illegal Israeli Colonists Burn Palestinian Farmlands Near Nablus

A group of fanatic illegal Israeli colonists invaded, Friday, Palestinian agricultural lands in ‘Aseera al-Qibliya village, south of the northern West Bank city of Nablus, and burnt them. Ghassan Daghlas, a Palestinian authority official who monitors Israel’s colonialist activities in northern West Bank, said more than 60 illegal colonists invaded […]

May 17, 2019 12:52 PM IMEMC News Israeli attacks, Israeli Settlement, Nablus, News Report, Salfit, West Bank 0

Soldiers Injure Two Palestinians In Jerusalem

Israeli soldiers attacked and injured, on Thursday evening, two young Palestinian men in occupied East Jerusalem. Medias sources said the two Palestinians suffered moderate wounds, before the soldiers took them to a military base. They added that the army released two young men shortly after detaining them, before medics of […]

May 17, 2019 11:40 AM IMEMC News Israeli attacks, Jerusalem, News Report, West Bank 0