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Israeli Authorities Force Beloved Palestinian Bakery to Close After 60 Years

A Palestinian bakery in the heart of Old Jerusalem has been forced to close by Israeli authorities after 60 years in business. The reason provided for the forced closure was that the bakery had been providing baked goods to Palestinian worshipers headed to Al-Aqsa Mosque to pray. The Israeli occupation […]

February 24, 2020 12:10 PM Celine Hagbard Holy sites, Human rights, Israeli Politics, Jerusalem, Jerusalem, News Report 0

Updated: Israeli Soldiers Abduct 30 Palestinians, Including Three Children, In West Bank

The Palestinian Prisoners’ Society (PPS) has reported that Israeli soldiers abducted, on Monday at dawn, at least 30 Palestinians, including three children, a young woman, and the Secretary of Fateh Movement in Jericho, after the army invaded and ransacked dozens of homes across the West Bank, including occupied Jerusalem. Update: […]

February 24, 2020 11:45 AM IMEMC News Bethlehem, Hebron, Israeli attacks, Jericho, Jerusalem, Nablus, News Report, Tubas, West Bank 0

Palestinian Fighters Exchange Fire With Israeli Soldiers Invading Qabatia

Palestinian resistance fighters exchanged fire, on Monday at dawn, with Israeli soldiers who invaded Qabatia town, south of the northern West Bank city of Jenin. Media sources said the fighters fired bursts of live ammunition at Israeli military vehicles invading the town, and that the soldiers fired a barrage of […]

February 24, 2020 9:25 AM IMEMC News Israeli attacks, Jenin, News Report, West Bank 0

Two Palestinian Fighters Killed By Israeli Missiles In Damascus

The Al-Quds Brigades, the armed wing of the Islamic Jihad, has reported that two of its fighters were killed, late on Sunday at night, after Israeli war jets fired missiles into an area in the Syrian capital, Damascus. The Brigades stated that its slain fighters have been identified as Salim […]

February 24, 2020 8:38 AM IMEMC News Arab World, Gaza Strip, Israeli attacks, News Report, Syrian war 0
Israeli settlers in the Jordan Valley (archive image)

Settlers Fence off Palestinian Agricultural Land in Jordan Valley

Israeli settlers, on Sunday, continued fencing large tracts of land in the northern Jordan Valley as they chased Palestinian herders out of pastures in the area, according to local sources. Aref Daraghmeh, a local rights activist, told the Palestinian News and Info Agency (WAFA) that extremist settlers continued for the […]

February 24, 2020 6:21 AM IMEMC & Agencies Human rights, Israeli Settlement, Jordan Valley, News Report, West Bank 0

Gaza Fires Rockets, Israeli Warplane Strikes, Injure 4 Palestinians

Saraya Al Quds, the military wing of the Islamic Jihad resistance movement, fired a barrage of rockets at Israel, on Sunday, in retaliation for the Israeli crime of murdering and mutilating Palestinian Muhammad Na’em in eastern Khan Younis in the southern Gaza Strip, Quds News Network (QNN) reports. Late Sunday, […]

February 24, 2020 5:53 AM IMEMC & Agencies Beit Lahia, Gaza Siege, Gaza Strip, Israeli attacks, News Report, Palestine 0

PCHR: IOF Abuses the Body of Palestinian in a Humiliating and Degrading Manner

On Sunday, 23 February 2020, Israeli occupation forces (IOF) shot and injured Palestinian civilians whom were trying to rescue and evacuate two persons that were targeted by IOF in eastern Khan Younis, south of the Gaza Strip. IOF made a 150-meter incursion into the border and evacuated the body of […]

February 23, 2020 7:33 PM PCHR Gaza Siege, Gaza Strip, Human rights, Israeli attacks, Khan Younis, News Report, Palestine 0

Updated: Israeli Soldiers Abduct Eight Palestinians In West Bank

Israeli soldiers abducted, on Sunday at dawn, seven Palestinians from their homes, in several parts of the occupied West Bank, including Jerusalem, the Palestinian Prisoners’ Society (PPS) has reported. Another Palestinian was abducted, on Sunday afternoon, near Jerusalem. Update: The soldiers abducted a young man, who remained unidentified at the […]

February 23, 2020 3:19 PM IMEMC News Bethlehem, Hebron, Israeli attacks, Jerusalem, Nablus, News Report, West Bank 0

Soldiers Close Many Roads South Of Hebron

Israeli soldiers closed, on Sunday morning, several roads in Masafer Yatta town, south of the southern West Bank city of Hebron. Media sources said the soldiers installed sandhills and concrete blocks on many roads leading to Masafer Yatta, located east of Yatta town, south of Hebron, and prevented the Palestinians […]

February 23, 2020 2:27 PM IMEMC News Hebron, Israeli attacks, News Report, West Bank 0

Palestinian Infant Among Dozens Who Suffered Severe Effects of Teargas Inhalation Near Ramallah

A Palestinian infant, only five months of age, along with dozens of residents, including schoolchildren, suffered the severe effects of teargas inhalation, Sunday, after Israeli soldiers invaded Deir Nitham village, west of the central West Bank city of Ramallah. Media sources said the soldiers attacked dozens of residents, especially schoolchildren, […]

February 23, 2020 1:37 PM IMEMC News Israeli attacks, News Report, Ramallah, West Bank 0

Updated 2: “Israeli Soldiers Kill One Palestinian, Injure Four, In Southern Gaza”

Update: The Al-Quds Brigades, the armed wing of the Islamic Jihad, has reported that the slain Palestinian was one of its members. The Brigades stated that the Palestinian has been identified as Mohammad Ali Hasan an-Na’em, 27, from Khan Younis. The slain Palestinian was unarmed and wasn’t even in military […]

February 23, 2020 12:24 PM IMEMC News Gaza Siege, Gaza Strip, Israeli attacks, Khan Younis, News Report 0

Turkish Foreign Ministry Condemns Israel’s Colonial Expansion

Turkish Foreign Ministry, on Friday, condemned Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu’s announcement that more settlement units would be built on occupied Palestinian lands. Notably, the statement noted that Israel was encouraged by the US, which recently announced its so-called peace plan called “Deal of the Century,” Anadolu Agency reported. The […]

February 23, 2020 8:38 AM IMEMC & Agencies Diplomacy, Human rights, Israeli Settlement, News Report, Palestine, West Bank 0

Italy, France and Germany Call on Israel to Halt Settlement Expansion

Italy expressed deep concern over the Israeli Prime Minister, Benjamin Netanyahu’s announcement to proceed with the construction of 5,000 housing units in the illegal settlements of Har Homa and Givat Hamatos in occupied East Jerusalem, the Palestinian News and Info Agency (WAFA) reported. Italy’s foreign ministry in a press statement […]

February 23, 2020 8:35 AM IMEMC & Agencies Human rights, International, Israeli Settlement, News Report, Palestine, Peace process 0

Latin Patriarchate Denounces Settler Invasion of Jordan Valley

The Latin Patriarchate in Jerusalem, on Saturday, condemned the Israeli settlers’ invasion of its property in the northern Jordan Valley village of Tayasir. In a statement yesterday it said “thousands of Israeli settlers entered with no permission, in clear violation of private property laws,” Days of Palestine reports. The armed […]

February 23, 2020 6:20 AM IMEMC & Agencies Human rights, Israeli attacks, Israeli Settlement, News Report, West Bank 0

US Senators Call for Resuming Aid to Gaza, UNRWA

According to American media reports, a group of 31 US Democratic Senators have written a letter calling on the US administration to restore funding and aid to the Gaza Strip, warning that Palestinians are facing a humanitarian crisis. The senators urged the administration to take immediate action to restore humanitarian […]

February 23, 2020 5:56 AM The Palestinian News & Info Agency Gaza Siege, Gaza Strip, Human Interest, Human rights, Israeli Politics, News Report, Palestine 0