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Amazon Forcing Palestinians to Identify as Israelis to Qualify for Free Shipping

Global ecommerce web giant Amazon has been accused of discriminating against Palestinians by offering free shipping to illegal settlements in the occupied West Bank, but not to Palestinians living in the same area. In findings released in an investigation by the Financial Times, the newspaper discovered that by taking all of […]

February 16, 2020 11:20 PM IMEMC News & Agencies International, Israeli Settlement, News Report 0

US Administration Names Panel for West Bank Annexation

The US government has appointed members of a committee tasked with mapping out areas of the occupied West Bank that Israel plans to annex as part of President Donald Trump’s self-proclaimed “Deal of the Century.” A senior Trump administration official told Israel Hayom daily that US ambassador to Israel David […]

February 16, 2020 11:11 PM IMEMC News & Agencies International, International Politics, Israeli Settlement, News Report 0

Soldiers Abduct Seven Palestinians In Jerusalem

Israeli soldiers abducted, Sunday, seven Palestinians, including children and one woman, in occupied East Jerusalem. The soldiers invaded Be’er Ayyoub neighborhood in Silwan town, searched homes and abducted Sinan ‘Awwad, 17, in addition to Abdullah Taha, 17. The soldiers later abducted a child, identified as Orabi Gheith, 14 years of […]

February 16, 2020 4:16 PM IMEMC News Israeli attacks, Jerusalem, News Report, West Bank 0

Soldiers Bulldoze Palestinian Lands In Nablus

Israeli soldiers bulldozed, Sunday, privately-owned Palestinian lands in Burin village, south of the northern West Bank city of Nablus. Ghassan Daghlas, a Palestinian Authority official who monitors Israel’s illegal colonialist activities in northern West Bank, said the soldiers bulldozed and uprooted the lands in Ein al-Jiniyya area, in Jabal Salam […]

February 16, 2020 2:46 PM IMEMC News Israeli attacks, Israeli Settlement, Nablus, News Report, West Bank 0

Updated: Soldiers Abduct Eight Palestinians, Search Homes And Stores, In West Bank

Israeli soldiers abducted, on Saturday at night and earlier Sunday, at least eight Palestinians from several parts of the occupied West Bank. Several army jeeps invaded Beit Fajjar town, south of Bethlehem, searched many homes and abducted three young men, identified as Mousa Hatem Deeriyya, Tareq Eqab Deeriyya, and Ahmad […]

February 16, 2020 1:58 PM IMEMC News Bethlehem, Hebron, Israeli attacks, News Report, Qalqilia, Ramallah, West Bank 0

Israeli Soldiers Chase Palestinian Shepherds In Northern Plains

Israeli soldiers chased, Sunday, many Palestinian shepherds in the al-Borj area, in the Northern Plains of the occupied West Bank. Human rights activist Aref Daraghma stated that the soldiers attacked and chased many Palestinian shepherds, and forced them out of grazing lands. He added that the attack comes just two […]

February 16, 2020 12:22 PM IMEMC News Israeli attacks, Israeli Settlement, Jordan Valley, News Report, West Bank 0

Fateh Warns Germany and Czech Republic Against “Standing in the Way of Justice”

The Fateh movement, on Friday, called on both Germany and the Czech Republic in particular to rescind their requests to become an “amicus curiae” with the intention to argue that the International Criminal Court (ICC) has no jurisdiction over the occupied Palestinian Territories. In a statement, Fateh’s spokesperson, Jamal Nazzal, […]

February 16, 2020 5:46 AM IMEMC & Agencies Gaza Siege, Human rights, International Politics, News Report, Palestine 0

Army Fires Missiles Into Gaza, Revoke Permits And Reduce Fishing Zone

Israeli soldiers fired, on Saturday night after midnight, a few missiles into a site in the besieged and impoverished Gaza Strip, causing damage, after the army claimed that two shells were fired from the coastal region. The army also revoked the permits of 500 merchants in addition to reducing the […]

February 16, 2020 5:05 AM IMEMC News Deir al-Balah, Gaza City, Gaza Siege, Gaza Strip, Israeli attacks, News Report 0

Pro-Israeli Lobbying Group Urges UK Government to Oppose ICC Probe

Westminster lobby group – Conservative Friends of Israel (CFI) has urged the UK government to directly oppose the International Criminal Court (ICC)’s decision to open an investigation into Israeli war crimes committed in the occupied Palestinian territory, Middle East Monitor reports. Writing to Prime Minister, Boris Johnson and Foreign Secretary, […]

February 16, 2020 4:34 AM IMEMC & Agencies Human rights, International, International Politics, Israeli Politics, News Report 0

Wounded Jerusalem Child In Critical Condition After Suffering Hemorrhaging in The Brain

The family of the wounded Palestinian child, identified as Malek Issa, only eight years of age, has reported that their son is in a critical condition at Hadassah Medical Center, after an Israeli soldier shot him with a rubber-coated steel bullet in the head, in occupied Jerusalem, leading to hemorrhaging […]

February 16, 2020 4:30 AM IMEMC & Agencies Human rights, Jerusalem, News Report, Palestine, West Bank 0

Including Two Children, Soldiers Abduct Five Palestinians In Hebron, One In Qalqilia

Israeli soldiers abducted, Saturday, five Palestinians, including two children, in Hebron, in southern West Bank, and one in Qalqilia, in northern West Bank, the Palestinian Prisoners’ Society (PPS) has reported. The PPS office in Hebron said the soldiers abducted Najeh Mheisin Wreidat, 25, near the Ibrahimi Mosque in the center […]

February 16, 2020 3:48 AM IMEMC News Hebron, Israeli attacks, News Report, Qalqilia, West Bank 0

PM Shtayyeh Calls on ICC to Expedite Israeli War Crimes Investigation

Prime Minister Mohammad Shtayyeh with ICC Prosecutor Fatou Bensouda in Munich. (WAFA Images) Prime Minister Mohammad Shtayyeh, today, called upon the International Criminal Court to expedite its litigation procedures, especially after the ICC’s chief prosecutor announced, in December, its desire to launch a full investigation into Israeli war crimes in […]

February 15, 2020 9:11 PM IMEMC News & Agencies International, International Politics, Israeli attacks, News Report, Peace process 0

Health of Imprisoned Cancer Patient Seriously Deteriorated

The health condition of Palestinian detainee Mowaffak Orouq, 77, has significantly deteriorated, the Detainees and Ex-Detainees Commission stated Friday. Orouq, a cancer patient in Israeli detention since 2003, is in serious condition as he is in a state of semi-coma, taking only small amounts of liquid and having lost a […]

February 15, 2020 6:07 PM IMEMC & Agencies Human rights, Israel, Israeli Politics, News Report, Prisoners 0

Soldiers Injure Many Palestinians In Kufur Qaddoum

Israeli soldiers attacked, Friday, the weekly procession in Kufur Qaddoum town, east of the northern West Bank city of Qalqilia, causing many injuries. The Popular Committee against the Annexation Wall and Colonies in Kufur Qaddoum, said the Palestinians, accompanied by international and Israeli peace activists, marched from the center of […]

February 15, 2020 9:54 AM IMEMC News Israeli Settlement, News Report, Qalqilia, The Wall, West Bank 0

Army Injures Many Palestinians In Beit Ummar

Israeli soldiers injured, Friday, dozens of Palestinians in Beit Ummar town, north of Hebron, in the southern part of the occupied West bank. Media activist Mohammad Awad said several army jeeps invaded ‘Aseeda area in Beit Ummar, and resorted to the excessive use of force against Palestinian protesters. Awad said […]

February 15, 2020 7:38 AM IMEMC News Hebron, Israeli attacks, News Report, West Bank 0