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Israel Closes Official Palestinian Institutions in Jerusalem

Israeli occupation authorities, on Wednesday, closed several official and non-official Palestinian institutions in the occupied city of Jerusalem for six months. PNN sources said that the Israeli police served an order and closed the office of the Directorate of Education, banned the activities of Palestine TV in occupied Jerusalem, and […]

November 20, 2019 7:27 PM IMEMC News & Agencies Israeli attacks, Jerusalem, News Report, Prisoners 0

Soldiers Abduct Eight Palestinians in West Bank

Israeli soldiers abducted, on Wednesday at dawn, eight Palestinians from several parts of the occupied West Bank, the Palestinian Prisoners’ Society (PPS) has reported. The PPS office in Hebron, in southern West Bank, said the soldiers invaded and ransacked several homes in the al-‘Arroub refugee camp, north of the city, […]

November 20, 2019 6:14 PM IMEMC News Hebron, Israeli attacks, Jenin, Nablus, News Report, Salfit, Tulkarem, West Bank 0
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Israeli Prime Minister Approves Settlement Expansion in Jordan Valley Following US Announcement

After Mike Pompeo, the US Secretary of State, made a statement Monday reversing decades of US policy, and contradicting international law, by saying that the US did not consider Israel’s colonial takeovers of Palestinian land to be illegal, Israeli Prime Minister Binyamin Netanyahu approved a massive expansion of colonial settlements. […]

November 20, 2019 1:22 PM IMEMC News International, International Politics, Israel, Israeli Politics, Israeli Settlement, Jordan Valley, News Report 0

PCHR: “Pompeo’s Comments on Israeli Settlements are in Contempt of International Law and Abort Peace Prospects”

The Palestinian Centre for Human Rights (PCHR) condemns in the strictest terms the remarks made by the United States’ State Secretary, Mike Pompeo, on Israeli settlements, claiming that they are not in contrast with international law. PCHR reiterates that settlements are a war crime under international law and United Nations […]

November 20, 2019 2:22 AM PCHR International, International News, Israeli Settlement, Jerusalem, News Report, Palestine 0

UNHR: “Israel’s Settlements Are In Breach Of International Law”

In a statement, the United Nations Human Rights Office stated that Israel’s settlements in the occupied Palestinian territories are in breach of International Law. It stated that “a change in the policy position of one state does not modify existing International Law, nor its interpretation by the International Court of […]

November 19, 2019 9:32 PM IMEMC News International, International Politics, Israeli Settlement, Jerusalem, News Report, Palestine, West Bank 0

EU: Israeli Settlements Are Illegal

The European Union is sticking to its stance that Israeli settlement constructions in Palestine are illegal under international law, a long held view Washington has now begun to dispute. “The EU calls on Israel to end all settlement activity, in line with its obligations as an occupying power,” EU foreign […]

November 19, 2019 6:38 PM IMEMC News & Agencies International, International Politics, Israeli Settlement, News Report 0

Israeli Soldiers Abduct 25 Palestinians In The West Bank

The Palestinian Prisoners’ Society (PPS) has reported that Israeli soldiers abducted, on Tuesday at dawn, 25 Palestinians, including several children, and former political prisoners, in the occupied West Bank, especially in occupied East Jerusalem. The soldiers invaded and ransacked dozens of homes, causing property damage, and interrogated scores of Palestinians […]

November 19, 2019 3:38 PM IMEMC News Hebron, Israeli attacks, Jenin, Jerusalem, Nablus, News Report, Ramallah, West Bank 0

Soldiers Demolish A Home In Occupied Jerusalem

Israeli soldiers demolished, Tuesday, a Palestinian home in Jabal al-Mokabber, southeast of occupied East Jerusalem. Media sources said dozens of soldiers and police officers, accompanied by bulldozers, invaded Deir as-Sinna area in Jabal al-Mokabber, and demolished a home, owned by Fuad Gharouf, from Jericho. The sources added that the soldiers […]

November 19, 2019 2:28 PM IMEMC News Israeli attacks, Jerusalem, News Report, Palestine, West Bank 0

Dr. Ashrawi: “Trump Administration; A Threat To International Peace And Security”

Dr. Hanan Ashrawi, a member of the Executive Committee of Member of Palestine Liberation Organization (PLO) issued a statement denouncing the illegal policies of the United States, and its grave violations of International Law, and said that the Trump Administration is a threat to international peace and security. Dr. Ashrawi […]

November 19, 2019 2:08 PM IMEMC News Diplomacy, International, International Politics, Israeli Settlement, News Report, Palestine 0

Palestinian Killed on Sunday Identified; Family Demands Answers

The Palestinian killed by Israeli police on Sunday has been identified as Fares Bassam Abu Naab. His father said that the circumstances and the position of the car completely contradict the narrative of the police, who claimed that they fired on the car during the chase. The car was not […]

November 19, 2019 11:55 AM IMEMC News & Agencies Israeli attacks, Jerusalem, News Report, Palestinian attacks 0

Soldiers Demolish Two Homes In Hebron

Israeli soldiers demolished, Tuesday, two Palestinian homes owned by two siblings from the al-‘Arroub refugee camp, north of the southern West Bank city of Hebron. Resident Khaled Khanna, said dozens of soldiers, accompanied by bulldozers, invaded the refugee camp and demolished his home and the home of his brother, Nabil. […]

November 19, 2019 11:51 AM IMEMC News Hebron, Israeli attacks, News Report, West Bank 0

Army Releases A Palestinian Fisherman Who Was Abducted A Year Ago

The Israeli army released, on Monday at night, a Palestinian fisherman who was taken prisoner a year ago, after the navy ships attacked fishing boats in Gaza territorial waters, and opened fire on them. The Palestinian Fishermen’s Syndicate said the fisherman, identified as Mohammad Qassem Saidam, was released after a […]

November 19, 2019 11:21 AM IMEMC News Gaza Siege, Gaza Strip, Israeli attacks, News Report, Rafah 0

Israeli Soldiers Abduct 15 Palestinians, Summon 7 For Interrogation, In al-‘Isawiya

Israeli soldiers invaded, on Tuesday at dawn, the al-‘Isawiya town in the occupied Palestinian capital, Jerusalem, stormed and ransacked dozens of homes, before abducting fifteen Palestinians, and summoned seven others for interrogation. The soldiers invaded the town from several directions, before they started breaking into homes and ransacking them, and […]

November 19, 2019 11:00 AM IMEMC News Israeli attacks, Jerusalem, News Report, West Bank 0

Illegal Israeli Colonists Storm A Christian Church In Hebron

A group of fanatic Israeli colonialist settlers stormed, on Monday at night, the al-Maskobiyya Church, known as Abraham’s Oak Holy Trinity Monastery, in Hebron city, in the southern part of the occupied West Bank. Eyewitnesses said dozens of illegal colonists, accompanied by a large military force, invaded the Christian Monastery […]

November 19, 2019 10:37 AM IMEMC News Hebron, Israeli attacks, Israeli Settlement, News Report, West Bank 0

Israeli Soldiers Abduct A Basketball Referee, Scout Leader, In Ramallah

Israeli soldiers abducted, on Monday at dawn, a Palestinian scout leader and a basketball referee, identified as George Abu Ghazala, from his home in the central West Bank city of Ramallah, and took him to an unknown destination. Media sources in Ramallah said the soldiers stormed George’s home and ransacked […]

November 19, 2019 9:42 AM IMEMC News Israeli attacks, News Report, Ramallah, West Bank 0