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Opinion: The Infallible Warrior: Honest Reflections on the Legacy of Yasser Arafat 15 Years After His Death

Ramzy Baroud – Middle East Monitor 15 years after the passing of Palestinian leader Yasser Arafat, the Palestinian people continue to reflect on his legacy. Thousands of images of “Abu Ammar” have been shared across numerous social media platforms remembering a man whose nom de guerre has been affiliated with […]

November 16, 2019 6:17 PM IMEMC & Agencies Arab World, International, News Report, Opinion/Analysis, Palestine, Palestinian Politics 0

UNRWA Mourns Loss of Boy from One of its Schools in Gaza

The United Nations Relief and Works Agency for Palestine Refugees in the Near East (UNRWA) hopes that the ceasefire that was reached the night of 13 November will put an end to two days of escalation between Israel and Palestinian armed groups in the Gaza Strip. The Israeli military operations […]

November 16, 2019 6:15 PM IMEMC News & Agencies Gaza Siege, Gaza Strip, International, Israeli attacks, News Report, Refugees/Immigration 0

“I Did Not Find Our House, There Was Only a Huge Hole.” Sawarkah Children Speak About a Massacre They Survived

Surviving children of the Abu Malhous “Sawarkah” family, who survived the massacre in which an Israeli air-strike killed 8, including five children and two women, spoke about what happened to them this past Thursday. That night, Noor Sawarkah, 12, could not sleep for fear, listening to the Israeli drones hover […]

November 16, 2019 6:05 PM IMEMC & Agencies Gaza City, Gaza Siege, Gaza Strip, Human Interest, Human rights, Israeli attacks, News Report 0

Israel Fires Missiles into Gaza Despite Ceasefire

Israeli warplanes attacked, early Saturday morning, several targets throughout the besieged Gaza Strip, causing heavy damage but no bodily harm, The Palestinian News and Info Agency (WAFA) reported. The correspondent said warplanes fired more than 10 missiles at targets and agricultural land northwest of Gaza City and in Beit Lahia. […]

November 16, 2019 5:13 PM IMEMC & Agencies Beit Lahia, Gaza City, Gaza Strip, Israeli attacks, News Report 0

Israeli Forces Injure Many Palestinians in West Bank Protests

Israeli forces violently attacked Palestinian protesters, on Friday, in al-Khalil (Hebron) in the southern West Bank, and Qalqilia in the northern West Bank. Days of Palestine quoted local sources that said a number of Palestinians were injured by rubber-coated steel bullets and tear gas canisters, including a journalist, during protests […]

November 16, 2019 5:02 PM IMEMC & Agencies Hebron, Human rights, Israeli Settlement, News Report, Non-violent action, Qalqilia, West Bank 0

Illegal Colonists Attack Palestinians Picking Their Olive Trees Near Nablus

On Friday, a group of fanatic illegal Israeli colonists, squatting on Palestinian lands in direct violation of International Law, invaded Palestinian olive orchards near the northern West Bank city of Nablus, and attacked the families. Ghassan Daghlas, a Palestinian official who monitors Israel’s illegal colonialist activities in northern West Bank, […]

November 16, 2019 7:15 AM IMEMC News Israeli attacks, Israeli Settlement, Nablus, News Report, West Bank 0

Journalist Advocates Condemn Israel’s Shooting of Photojournalist

The International Federation of Journalists (IFJ) and the Palestinian Journalists Syndicate (PJS), on Friday, denounced the latest serious Israeli attack on a journalist in the southern West Bank, The Palestinian News and Info Agency reported. Photo-journalist Moath Amarneh lost sight in the left eye after being seriously injured by a […]

November 16, 2019 4:03 AM IMEMC & Agencies Hebron, Human rights, Israel, Israeli attacks, News Report 0

PLO Official: International Community Must Defend Palestinian Human Rights

Dr. Hanan Ashrawi, member of the Executive Committee of the Palestine Liberation Organization (PLO), said, on Friday, that the international rules-based order founded on the principles and values of international law is under real threat by the rise of unilateralism, isolationism, and racism, the Palestinian News and Info Agency (WAFA). […]

November 15, 2019 6:15 PM IMEMC & Agencies Human rights, International, News Report, Palestine, Peace process 0

Israel Launches New Airstrikes on Gaza

Israel’s army said early Friday it had launched fresh strikes against Islamic Jihad targets in Gaza, despite a ceasefire in place since Thursday morning. In a WhatsApp message to reporters, Israeli military claimed it was “striking Islamic Jihad terror targets in the Gaza strip,” The New Arab (Al-Araby) reported. Israel […]

November 15, 2019 5:07 PM IMEMC & Agencies Gaza Siege, Gaza Strip, Israeli attacks, Khan Younis, News Report, Palestinian attacks, Rafah 0

31 Years Ago, Arafat Declared Independence of the State of Palestine

31 years ago, November 15, the late Palestinian leader Yasser Arafat declared the independence of the State of Palestine on the 1967 borders with East Jerusalem as its capital, WAFA reported. Arafat declared on November 15, 1988 at a meeting of the Palestinian National Council, the Palestinian parliament in exile, […]

November 15, 2019 4:55 PM IMEMC & Agencies Arab World, International, Jerusalem, News Report, Palestine, Peace process 0

Israel and Gaza Exchange Fire Hours After Ceasefire Declared

Two Palestinians were injured in new Israeli airstrikes in the southern Gaza Strip, Days of Palestine reported. The names of the injured were not available at the time of reporting. Israel occupation warplanes attacked a resistance site west of Khan Younis, as well as targeting agricultural lands northwest of Rafah […]

November 15, 2019 4:43 PM IMEMC & Agencies Gaza Siege, Gaza Strip, Israeli attacks, Khan Younis, News Report, Palestinian attacks, Rafah 0

Israeli Claims Bombing of Family Home a “Mistake”

Haaretz headline – Israeli Army Admits to Killing Eight Gaza Family Members: We Thought the House Was Empty November 15 – 8:33 A.M Israeli army admits to killing eight Gaza family members: “We thought the house was empty.” The Israeli military admitted it made a mistake in targeting a Gaza […]

November 15, 2019 4:30 PM IMEMC & Agencies Gaza City, Gaza Strip, Khan Younis, News Report, Rafah 0
-Israeli Occupation Forces (IOF) arrested on Wednesday four youths, including a cancer patient, from Beit Jala and Aida and Al-Izzah refugee camps in Bethlehem.. According to security sources, "Wafa", the Israeli occupation forces arrested Nawaf Ismail al-Qaisi (45 years), from Al-Azza refugee camp north of Bethlehem, a patient with cancer, and Mohammed Nader Jawarish (17 years) from the tables in the city of Beit Jala, and Mohammed Hamdi al-Masa'id, Ashraf al-Sheikh from Aida camp, after they raided and searched their homes. ـــ

Soldiers Abduct Two Palestinians In Bethlehem

Israeli soldiers abducted, on Friday at dawn, two Palestinians from their homes, in the Shawawra village, east of Bethlehem, in the occupied West Bank. Media sources said several army jeeps invaded the village, before the soldiers stormed and searched a few homes. They added that the soldiers abducted Monir Dar’awi, […]

November 15, 2019 3:38 PM IMEMC News Bethlehem, Hebron, Israeli attacks, News Report, West Bank 0

PCHR Weekly Report On Israeli Human Rights Violations in the Occupied Palestinian Territory (07 – 13 November)

Summary                                                 This week, Israeli occupation Forces (IOF) escalated the situation across the occupied Palestinian territory (oPt) and committed war crimes. IOF started a two-day large-scale aggression on the Gaza Strip, deployed its naval, air and artillery forces and carried out 73 targeted airstikes against residential buildings, civilian establishments and […]

November 15, 2019 6:07 AM PCHR Gaza Siege, Human rights, Israeli attacks, Israeli Settlement, News Report, Palestine 0

Over 100 Harvard Law Students Walk Out of Lecture Held by Israeli Counselor

Over 100 pro-Palestinian law students from Harvard University, today, walked out of a lecture held by Dani Dayan, current Consul General of Israel in New York, at the Harvard Law School. A video posted online, by the Harvard College Palestine Solidarity Committee (Harvard PSC), shows students participating in the silent […]

November 15, 2019 5:56 AM IMEMC News & Agencies Internal Unrest, Israeli Politics, Israeli Settlement, News Report 0